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with tlonr persocutod Patty. Mr Traply
tuittod4hi3 oonubial becl beforo dnylight, callotl from his repoao by tlio iron tonguo oflaw. 'Ugh!' lic grunlcd, ns be put on his clothos, 'hero'a n dny, I ctin tcll, to call n man outl Prctty rido I shnll'huvo to Tyburn. It'a pleaannt enoiigh in usm mor; but this woatlicr'a cnough to kill n lllljtl.'. 'Never mintl, Mikc,' snid his wife; 'I've gol wh.it you lovo lor dinner rabbit and onioiis; so lot tho thoughls of that comfort you as you go antl comc.' 'Ha!' cried Traply, 'a mnn wnnts anmc thing, Heavcn knowsj' aud with this say ing hc wcnt upon his nwful orrauil to be lightened by llie visinn of rabbit and ori iuns! Wlicn Mrs Traply rose, shc looked nt mo ngniu and aga'm, and vowing I should be a perfcci bcauty when a little put to righta, began to prcparo brcnkfast. Sud dcnlv sbc sioppcd; and tbcii adding a second cup and saucer, said 'Yes, poor dear, sbe sliall brcakf.ist witb me; nnd ns luck would liave it, slic'a a feuther-dresscr; idie cnn tidv it un for mc.' With tbis tbought Mrs Traply left tlio room. In r few minutes shc rcturucd, with Patty But ler, prisoner. Poor thing! I tbought to see bcr mucb chaugcd, cvnn more pale, tnoro baggered than whcn carried from Bloomsbury. It wns not so. III sbe looked vcry ill. But lo mo shc secmed as ono who beld conslant communion with death, and wns thercby comforted, Thero was sndncs! in her face, yet sadness glorified by swect est paticnce. Sorrow seemcd to cnnuble her, Slie appeared no more sullicd by all the lndeous guilt'and misery of tbe goal than did the ligbt of heaven that shone in upon bcr. Iler eycs werc mild and lcar- loss: and at ber inoutb tberc was a stnile of resignalion; a stnilc that showed angel ic might of beart; niigbty from its vcry weakness. Iler voice was cbanged; dccp- er, calmcr. 'Tliere, my dear clnld,' said Mrs Traply whosc heart was, altcr all, unchilled by the fliuts of Nowgatc, 'tberc; make your- sclf happy with some tea and toast. Comc vou seem a little down inis morning. Ila! I don't wonder at it. I, who have been bcrc tbis ten years ha my dear, wben 1 danccd at tbe racc-ball with Sir Mohawk Brusb, I ncvcr tbought to comc to Newgate. A little drop in your tea,' and Mrs Traply having qnlified her own cup with sonie brandy, proiTercd the rcs torative to" Patty. 'You won't? Well, you know best. I should never get through ihcse dnjs without it. Pin sure ii's cnough to work poor Traply to death. Thry hang six more ncxt Mond.iy.' Patty spokc not, but shuddcrcd; thcn with an cfibrt comprcssed ber lips. 'Jnck Ketch drinks George tlic Third's health cvcry Monday, said tbe womnn; 'calls liiui the real father of his people be does so well know how to corrcct 'em. Ila!' cried Mrs Traply, casting a glance at u Dutch clock in tbe corncr, 'they hav'ut got to to St. Gilc's Pond yet, and such a day! Poor dear Traply' I fecl for his rheumatiz. And going, they do go so slow, my dear.' Patty tricd to speak; sbc could not. 'You couldn't have livedsp long in Lon don without seeing such a siglit, my love?' 'I never did ncvcr will,' said Patty. 'Let us hopo not; for thougb thcre's a irtof somethiug that makes one long to ice it I don't know, but it isn't plnas nnt no, my dear, it isn't,' cried Mrs Traply, witb emphasis. 'I was a young, giddy, Inppy thing, when I saw tho first man hanged. IIu my dear.littlc I tbotigbt of Newgate then. Well, we won't talk ofit. We'll talk ofyour little trouble, my lovo. I'm suro, I hopo it will comc to nothing. I'm sure J think you iuno ccnt.' ' I nm innoccnt,' said Patty, mildly. 'But, my dear,' cried tho turnkey's wile, 'wiiat s innoccncc in iNewgite r Bless you, it's bctler to be a little guilty and safc outsido, than be as innoccnt as snow, and lockcd up. Still, you know, my dear, matters do look a little black n gaiust you" In caso of tho worst ' 'I arn prc-pared, cvcn for theworst,' Raid Patty. 'I don't bhmo you; as a Christian, my dear, I don't blamc you, 'said tho wonian. 'But for all thrU.you wouldu't throw away your li(o, my deav? It would be mur der, you know.' Patty said no word, but sighed beavi- iy. 'And you'ro so young; nnd if you wcrc onco conifortablo, I've no doubt wtvuld be very good looking. Blcs3you! I sball livc to see yon a happy wifo, and the rnothor of a dear family. Now, thoro's that gcntloman Mr Curlwell the man's n doting upon you. Ho says bc'Il lay out his last farthing upon lawyors nnd wit nesscs for you: and for tnoncy, in a go'od cause, thoro'a kind-hcarted people to bc found who'll owcar what thcy'ro told, my dear.' 'I arn sorry to hcar it.'said Patty. 'What! whon they know you to bo in nocent, nnd will Bwear what will provc as much?' 'Never mind; wo will not tallk of it, Mrs Traply. I have known but littlo to tia ma to thia world; md if it if I say,' horo Patty Btrugglcd with her hcnrtj thon obscrving rno upon n chnir, sho said, her lipa quivoring na aho spoko, 'What n prct ty fcather! Isityours?' 'Ycs, my dear; thoughl don't wcnr such thinga now. Hal tbe last timo I woro that fcather, I dnnccd with Str Mohawk Brush I tbink I'vo nnmcd hiin to you boforo. Ila ! if hc had only kept his word, what n awcct mnn ho would have bcon! It'a bocn tumblcd, my lovc, lying by in my box; pcrbnps you can put it to rights for mo?' Ccrlniuly; I sball, indecd, bo glad; fur you havo been so vcry kind to mc' 'And I want to bo kind to you, ifyou'll let me,' said tbe woman. 'Now thcre's Mr Curlwell' 'Pray, do not spcak of him,' anid Patty. 'A nicc, kind, airnblo m in; older than you, to bo sure; but ull tho bctthr; for die whcn ho will, he'll lnavo you stiug. Supposo, now I morcly say Fupposo, be could gct you out of ihis troublo, if you'd only marry him? Supposo, I acy, thero was nothing bctweeu death nnd tho church, what would you do?' Patty, who had been gazing at mc, laid medown upon thetublc, und, looking full nt tho woman, nnswercd in a calm decp voice 'Die.' 'You'd ncvcr bo so wickndr' cried Mrs Traply. 'I will never bo so wickcd,' said Pat ty, 'so falsc, so crnelly deccitful towards any mau,as to vowa lovo whcre my heart sickcns.' 'Yes, my denr, but to die,' said Mrs Traply. 'But lo live,' cried Patty, with quick carncstuoss; 'to livo and bo a daily bypo critc; to fuel a daily hcartache; to shuddcr atcvcnn word of tcndcrncss; lo loatho one's self for secming contcnt happy! Whcre all tbis is, what can bo lifo? Oh, no?' said Patty, with a gentlo stnilc, '1 have tbought of death; and, iudced, I can die.' 'Ila! mydear, that's oftcn our pride and vanity to think so. But to dio any way in our own sbcets, with tho doctor, and evcry othcr comfort about us, nnd to have all sorta of civil tbings said in n scrmon rnade on purpose for us, cvcn thcn, my dear, death U had cnough; bud cnough; but what, wben you goout of thc world with a bad name with the world, my lovc, alwaysto have somcthing to sny against you?' 'Tcrriblc, vcry tcrriblc,' said Patty, plncing her hand to hcr brow, 'but I have tbought of tbis, too, nnd it is little vcry little witb thc tbought of innoccncc. The world?' cried Patty, in a pituous voice; 'what sball I bc to thc world? What to mo the blamc or praisc of thc world, wben I am in thc gravc!' 'Yes, iny dear; but you must otvn thcre's a bard trial 'tuixt Newgate and that. Ila! at tbis mnment, ponr thing?,' and again Mrs Traply looked at the Dutch clock 'at this vcry mnment, tbey're t.iking tbcre last sup at thc Pound. Ila! therc's the trial, my lovc' ratty trcmbled from hcad to foot.and I could sce bcr sinall hands work convul- sively could scc tbe fighting of hcr heart to kcep thc terror down, as Mrs Traply, for the kindcst purpose, ns sbe tbought, painted tbe horrors of thc dcath-journcy from Newgate lo Tyburn. 'You don't luiow what it is, cbild, or you wouldu't talk in that way. Ha! my dear, it's very diflerent to going witb a party, aud sitting at a window lo see the poor things in thc cart, that's vcry difl'er- ent to being one of 'em, you know. Iuno- ccuce, my dear, is all very well; but I don't know any innoccncc that could bear to bc starcd at by thousands of people, all looking as if they bnd red-bot cyes upon you. Antl tnen to scc tlic wnoic street s.vimming about you nnd to have tuo uioud nnc uoiiing ieuu 111 your cars for a dear soul as was rcprievcd ttild mc all about it aud how thc men nnd womcn looked liko stonv-faccd dcvils round biin and how as be heard some of 'em laugb, it uent likc a knifc into his heart aud how as tbe cart rumblcd a long, be praycd for thc stoncs to open and bury biin and how when be got to Tyburn, ha! my dear, hc was proved as innoccnt as you are, and yct be fclt all this and how, as 1 was saying, when bc got lo Tyburn but you don't listcn to me?' Tbe woman spokc thc truth; for Patty had sunk bencatb tho struggle of hcr fcclings, and lay inscnsiblc in thc chair. CIIAPTER XXIV. l'ATTV IS VISITED BV MRS. GArTOOTII AND cuuiiWCLL. OFrnn oi mammagc. 'If she bnsn't f.iiiued!' cried the turn key's wilo juniping from hcr scat to thc side of Patty. "Poor little lnmb!" said thc woman, as sbc applicd restoratives to tlic girl, and cbatted calmly tbe while for hcr prison,experiencc had tauabt bcr composurc at such momcnts '-Poor lit tle I'.itten! A stout heart shc bas for Ty burnl No, no; I sball dnncc nt her wed ding yet? Dear me? well, she is gonc. Ha! I'm sure wben Traply first asked me, I tbought I'd be torn to bits first; and now well, it might bc worso.' In tbis wise, the turnkey's wife conlinucdto talk toher self, wben at length Patty sighed heavily. 'Yes, yes,' said thc woman, 'she'll cry soon and thon be nice and coniforlable.' At tbia moment thcre was knock at tliodoor, 'Como in,' cried Mra Trnply, not stirring from hcr chnrgo. Tho door waa opencd, nnd MrsGnptoolh nnd Curlwell, tho valot, immcdiately cn tered. 'La! nnd is it you?' cried Mrs Traply. 'Ilcro sbc is, poar thing! but sbc'll bo bct tcr now you'ro come, Mr Curlwell;1 aud thc womnu thrcw what she bolicvcd lo be a very spcakiug look nt thc valct, graccd too with a prelty bridling of tho neck. 'Poor soul! poor beuri! well, if cver!' cried Curhvell, and be then starcd nt Pnl ty witb kniltcd eycbrows and opcn mouth. 'Wbo'd ha' tbought it?' bo thcn cried. 'If Newgate hnsn't niade bcr nll tbe bcau tifullcr. Ila! Mrs Gaptoolb, she's a lily that would grow anywherc; a golden flower shc i?!' I could pcrccive that Mrs Gaptooth had thc must contemptuoiis opiuion Curhvcll's taste; nnd this ojiinion sho telegrnphcd to tbe turnkey's wife, who, by ber inute ac luiowledgement of tbe intclligence, showed that she, too, considcred tbe valct as n pour, fascinated lost mnn. As, howcver, Curlwell looked for some sort of afiinnn- lion from Mrs Gaptooth, that well-prac- liced wounn awarded to him one of her elahoratc siniles. 'She's coming round a dovc!' said Mrs Gapiooth. 'As time's getting short, Mr Curhvell, and aa I wouldu't havo you throw away your money upon an ungrato ful person ' Tll spcnd nn huiulrcd pounds upon bcr, cried thc valct, with maguniiimous cn crgy. 'Not upon anothcr man's wilc, I should think. You'd ncvcr be so cxlravaganl ns that, Mr Curlwell?' cried thc full-fed oily hag. 'Wba. do you mean, ma'am?' asked Alr. Curlwell. 'Auotber man's wilc, ma'am?' 'Certaitily. If tbe gnl will mnrry you, why you know best, nnd may buy your wife out of Newgate; but if, likc a proud saucy jilt, ns sbe may, sbe wont have nothing to do with you, why, your'e only saving nn ungrnteful thing from Tyburn, lo be, for wlnt you know, wife to some othcr mnn. That's my mcniiing Mr Curl well,' said the bidcous womnn. 'To bc sure,' said Mrs Traply! tbe genlleman oughtn't to lay his money out in the dark. IIo ought to know u haiV whiit first. It's but rcasnnable.' Tll spcnd a huudred pounds upon tbe dear creattire!' repcated tbe valct. 'You'lldoas you like, Mr Curlwell; but.ns your fricnd tlkiugb, tbe Lord hclp me! real friends nre bcld chcap now a-days as your fricnd, and as thc trials coming on next week, you ought not to throw a- way yonr money, tbe rcward ofyour hon est labor the very sweat of your brow ns I may say without knowing what for. So let tbe g.d speak out, onco for nll For my part.l'm upriht aud downstrnujht, and cnn't abide pigs iu pokes. And now, cried Mrs Gaptooth, droppiug with pb)s- icnl cmphnsis upon a chair, 'now you know iny mind,' 'She's coming to,' said Mrs Traply. 'Go into tbe ncxt room bo may, my dcnr, mnyn'l ho? nnd, when the girlV ipiitc recovercd, you can get an answer. Thua counselcd Mrs Gaptooth. Mr Curlwell again muttered his de termination to lay out a huudred pounds, nnd passed into thc ndjoiuing room. Mrs Gaplooih slowly turncd ber bend, fullow ing him with a mobt pitying snecr. 'A huudred pounds! and for a uosc like that! If thc blessings of money ar'n't thrown a way upon some people!' 'She's getting bettcr,' said Mrs Traply; who conlinucd in n low tonc of coufi dence, 'You'rc right, Mrs Gaptooth. Men nre fools, mn'am, when they get n fan cy in tbeir hcads quile lools. Noses, indecd! Tbe noses, anil the cyes, aud complexions too, that I've seeu takcn out of thc dirt, cnrricd to church, and stuck up for lifo in carringes! People talk of beaul); but I do ibiuk thcre's often grcat luck in sulid ugliuess. She's getting bel ler. Mcn arc fools.' 'They arc, my dear,' said Mrs Gap tooth; 'and pcrhaps, aftcr all, ii's as well it is so: it makes all the bettcr fur the weakness of our scx. She'll do now;' and Mrs Gaptooth turncd nside, ns Patty un closed'ber eyes, nnd looked drcamily a bout hcr. 'Tberc, you'rc bettcr to bc sure you nre,' said Mrs Traply, 'and it was very foolishofyou totakeon so. Bless your poor heart' you'll never sufTer any thing ot the sort, not you. No, no; you'v too mnny good Iricnds about you, ifyou'll only let 'ein be your friends.' 'I am bctter,' said Patty, leaning ber brow, as ifin pain, upon ber hand. 'It was wenk of mc to but' sny no more of it.' 'Tberc, your colour's coming like acar nalioi),' said Mrs Trnply; 'and, siucc you 'vc been ill, some friends have comcto scc you.' 'Mr Lintley?' cried Pulty, witlu spark jing eyos anil animated f.ice. 'No, not iIr Liutlcy, but ' Ero tbe woman could end the scnteuce, Mrs G.iptooth showed bcrself, approacbing Pntty; I Khall ncvcr forgct the two faces. They seemcd thc incarnated cxprcssious of confidciit wickcdncss and nlarined inuo ence. When I first saw the old woman nt Mndnmo Spannau's, 1 cb'nfess I wn trickcd into a rcspccl for hcr; shc seemcd so tncok, so mild, so mrttronly. And now pcrbnps it was from sccing hcr in con trast witb Patty I fecl for hcr tt loathing, a disguat! This fecling was slrcngtbcncd by what I witnessed in tho turnkey's foom. Tbe old woman, overlnying ber brond ripo fncu with n stnilc a laborious look o( coiriplnccncy mndo up to Patty. As shc npproncheil, the faco ofthc girl chiingcd to marblc paleurss; bcr cyes looked dnrker and dnrker; nnd bcr mouth bccnmo rigidly curvcd, with un cxpression of mingled fcar nnd scorn. Ouce, ns Iroin some ungov emablo impulse, sho shivered from hcnd lo solc Sbe gmsiod thc arms ofthc chnir, aud still sbrunk back as thc old womnn cninc ncnrcr to her. Shc seemcd posscescd by some tcrriblc nntipalhy some irrc pressiblc loathing that, iu its inlensity, madu her nowerlcss. Still. Mrs Gaptooth, with bcr iiudnuntcd smiles, nd vauccd. Sbe was about to lay hcr bands upon Putly, wben, witb alinost a sbriok, tho girl lenprd from her chnir. 'Crcaturc! touch mc not!' Patty cx claimcd witb a vchcmencc that surpriscd mo." Sbe thcn passionatcly scized Mrs Traply by thc hand, bcgging protcction from that 'horrid womnn.' As Patty spokc tbcse words, tho shad ow of a black heart dnrkcncd the woman's lace; in onc bricf moment, I bcheld iu it thc iniquitics of a long noisome life. Thc old crouc stond for a moment eyeing thc girl likc a baulked witch. It was a bide ous sigbt. 'You'rc a foolisb, fly-awny puss,' snid Mrs Gaptooth, rnllying bcrself, nnd ngnin cssayiug hev customnry smilo, though I could see tho barridnn still sbnkiug witb pnssion. 'I comc to do you good, and you call me wickcd nnmcs. Ila! you havo much to nnstvcr for you have.' 'I know thc good you would ofler,' said Pntty; you havo ofl'crcd it before. I was belplcss, nlonc, without a fiicnd! nnd, thcreforc you ofiered it. Oh!' and Pntty cried ns from n crusbed heart, 'shamc up on you!' 'Yousilly little cbild!' said Mrs Gap tooth, still striving to trample upon ber passion. 'You foolisb little put!' she cried and laughing, would have playfully pinched patty's cbcek, but thc girl with n look repclled her. 'Thcre, you silly cren- turc!' sbe conlinucd, 'all I said about lord, nnd a finc gentlcman, and a carriagc, and gay clothcs, and all that, was only tale attorv to try you. Now, there isno lord iu the casc; but an honcst worthy gen ilcman.' 'xou lose vour pains, snul I'atty, again restorcd to hcr composurc. 'Ilecanand wil take you out of thi place,' cncd thc invinciblc xMrs Gaptooth, 'nnd makc you his Inwful, wedded wilc. Do you hcar what say, cbild? his lawful wedded wife. What say you now Patty?' 'I say again to you,' nnswercd thc girl, witb thc nniural dignity oi n purc heart I sny again, you lose your pains, womnn. Go.' Patty ovcrcomc thc paticnce of Mrs Gnptouth. That ignomineous word, 'wo man.1' that uanic so stung its unworihy posscssor, that thc old crone gavc up ber tongue to most unlunitcd indulgencc. In a decp contemptuoiis tone, she first beggcd to nsk Pntty what sbc tbought of lierf-ell that she called her botters, wom?n? 'You, indecd!' cxclainicd Mrs Gaptooth. 'You! womnn, indecd nnd such n plncc? iu ivewgme, mauam mowgatc! or, pcr bnps, Miss, I say, Miss, you have forgotten wbereyou arc?' 'Indecd, no; nor thc cause, the wickcd cnuse, wbich brougbt me bither,' said Patty. 'Clicklcy Abram and a gold walch,' cried Mrs Gaitootb, with a.Ioud malicious laugb. At this moment I observcd tbe door o peu, and npothccnry Lintley, followcd hy some onc wbose face I could not sce, was about to cnter. Ile, howcver, shrnnk back tbe door rcniaining njar. Tbe noise caused by MrsGnptoolh cnnbled Lintley to make this bnckward movement without being uoticcd. 'I was happy, at lcast I was contcnt, when you, like some bad thing, said i'atty, whcn you beset my daily walk when you followed me to my home whcn you uttered words to me. You, anold womnn, thnt should hnve ndviscd, comforted n b(;l)les3 creature likc mysclf whcn you tenipted me with but you know the wick cdncss, thc shanie! It was to avoid you, who scenied lo taint my life, I left a coni fortablo home lost thc means of certniu bread. I wns driven by want nnd sick ncssdriveu totbc miserablc house, wberc the most crucl accident ' 'Accident! ILUha!' chuckled Mrs Gap tooth. 'Accident put a gold watcb in a lady's bed And do you know what comcs of such accidents?' Patty looked pityingly upon thc hnrd- bcartcd crcaturc, saying, 'Yes; I know.' 'And now, you would have thc impu- dcnceto abuse mc who would have been your best fricnd you, standing thero, so bold and glib.do you know thnt youmayn'l have anothcr mouth to livc?' 'Oh, Mrs Gaptooth!' cried thc turnkey's wife, moved by the fiendish malice of the hnrr. 'Sho doea not hurt me; lct hcr speak, aaid Patty, with npaticnt, yct a worti and wcaricd look. 'It is very truo,' sho thcn snid, turning to the wretcbcd womnn, 'nn othcr mouth or lcss aud I mdy bo with thc dcad, I do not fcar to go to thomjnnd that, yoitr own hcnrl will tcll you so nothing bettcr that is mucb. Lct mo thcn sccm to you a dying crcaturc; rnd witb my dying brcnth, lct me poor,' wretcbcd woman! lct me pray you lo rc pcnt. Consider it; what a weigbt of bro kcnbenrtsis npon your soull What dai ly rniscry, what nigbts of horror, fall to your nccount. Repont, I sny; or wbnt in dced, will bo thc last hour to you? Wbnt thcthougbts of bclpless, hnppy, crcaturcs, snnred nnd killcd by your wickcdncss. Agniu I sny rcpenl!' Thero wns a momcnta ptuiso. Thc old woman rccoilcd, sbrunk bcncnth thc quiet encrgy of anul with wbich Patty nd drcsncd hcr, Tberc was a pause; nnd tho woman with a tcnacity of cvil a dnring rcsolution not to bc awcd nnd bcatcn by a girl shricked at hcr. Many of her words werc unintclligiblc from tbeir sbi ill volubility: they sccmed to mc thc sounds ofsnmc ficrcc brutish thing." What you! you! you!' at last I (listinguishcd. 'You to prcach to me! Now, I tcll you what 1 tcll you what,' scrcnmed thc barridnn, approaching Pntty with denchcd, trcmb ling fists ,1'llsco you hanged I'll sce you hanged! If I givo twcnty guineas for a wiiulow, I'll scc you hanged I'll scc you hanged! Twcnty guineas! Twcnty guiucasl' Thc door opencd, and apothccary Lint ley, followcd by Mr Inglewood whom we trust the rcadcr has not wliolly forgot ten cntercd thc room. 'What wretcbcd crcaturc is tbis?' ask ed Lintley, looking at Mrs Gaptooth, ns sho stood wrilhing and spcnt witb cxc crntion. Shc, howcver, madc onc lnst rnging cf forl; for bursting into a loud hysteric laugb, sbc cxclaimcd, 'Twcnty guineas to sco hcr hanged!' Twcnty guineas1' Aud whooping, tbe old demonincal woman rullcd from thc room. to nn coxTiNur.i). TIIE WOODSTOCK AG'E. TIIUUSDAY EVE.MXG, JUXE 1. WOOSTOCK AGE, FOR TIIE CAMPJIIGX. Sgr-Thc Woodstock Age will bc sont for thrco montlis, commcncing thc first of Junc, at thc ratc of 5copiesfor $1,00! Wc sliall in no casc, scnd lcss than fivc copics and they must be scnt to onc address and paid for in advancc. tf A NEW DEMOCUAT1C STATE. The first clcction in tlio StatcofFlor idn bas rcsiilted in thc cboice of Wm. D. Aloscly for govcrnor, aud David Lnvy for congrcss, botb democrats; the formcr by a majority of about 500, nnd thc lat tcr 700. Thcre is also a dcrnocratic ma jority in both brnncbcs1 of the legislaturc wbich dctcrmincs tbe poliiics oftho two U. S. Scnators to bc clectcd by that body. Tho legislaturc mcets on thc 23d of Junc nt Tallahasscc. iiiioac island. uov. Jacnson, nnvingi been rcqncstcd to call an extra scssiou of tbe Legislaturc to act upon thc nmncsty ind libcration qucslion, bas writtcn a let tcr, stnting thnt hc dcclincs to do so, ns tbe Legislaturc bas adjourncd to mcet n gain on tbe 21st of tbis mouth, when it is lo be bopcd that tho whulc subjcct will bc disposed of to the satisfaction of the friends of libcration. Latir from Mcxico. Thc cdilorsof thc Journal of Commcrcc having bccn favor- cd witb tbe following oxtract of a lettcr to a commcrcial house in thnt city, dated Mcxico, May 20, 18-15: "This Govcrn mcnt having bccn cmpowcred by C011 "ress to cnter into a Trcaty with thc Texinn Commissioner.", all fcar of a rup- turc bctwccn tbis country and thc Unitcd Slatcs on that score, is now at an end." Wc should likc to makc onc cnquiry, only one, of Col. Bcaman of the Rutland Ilcrald. Was it fair, was it rcspectful, was it gentlcmanly, in that rhyming mat- ter, to pit us against thc dcvil? Captnin Murston and Col. Bcaman are having a little bit of a sct-to. Fight it out genllemcn, but we warn you not to lay a fiiiger on our shoulder! At the Dcrnocratic Statc Convcntion, beld at Concord, N. H.onthe 12th, Hon.Kr. j lj Pctcr!!. uho accom,anicd Jared W. Wiixiams, of Lancastcr, was nominntcd for Govcrnor on thc first bal lot recciving 215 out of 230 votes: thc wholc numbcr east. Mr Williams was for four ycnrs a rep- rescntativc in congrcss. Tho democrats of Wasingtnn Co. will bold a Convention on tho 25th, for thc nomination of caudidates for thc Scnate. Lowell Jldccrtiser. Tho scnior cditor of this prinl having removed to Boston, it passes into thc hands of Mr Snmucl C. Baldwin, tho junior partner. Nao Hampshire. Tho legislaturc mct at Concord on tho 4th inst. Ilnrry Ilib bardofBath, wns clcctcdSpenkcr oftho House, 1G1 to 53, aud Albcrt G. Allcn, Clork, 102 to 55. Asa P, Cnto from No. 4, waa choson Prcsident oftho Son n(o unanlmonsly, nnd Moody Curricr, of Manchester, Clerk. Tho ofiicinl cnnvnss ahows tho follow ing rcsult for Govcrnor: .1. II. Stcclo 23,400 Anthoriy Colby 15,579 Dnnicl Hoit hqq Scattcring 344 Muking Stcclc's rnaiorlty ovcr all 1047 An cxtremcly sngncious Pmkcy cotcm- porary has madc tho nstounding discovcry thnt tho Democrats arc surionsly dividcd upon tho subjcct of a candidate for Gov crnor. Evcry inielligcnt politicinn in tho Stntc knowa thnt thcre is but onc opinion among thc dcmocrncy about this mat tcr. Jlail Road Jlccidcnt. Wc arc cxtrem ly paincd to statc tbe cars on tbe Wood stock &. Windsor Itail Road rnn oT thtf trnck, just bclow Taftsville on tho night oftho 11th, by wbich dcplorablc misfor tunc, wc arc happy to statc no livcs wcro lost, nnd no boncs brokcn. By thc cx ircmc and powerful ngility ofthc "cow catchcr," tho cars werc soon on the trnck and tbe cngino wcnt on towards Barnard whistling,"out ofthc way old Dan Tuck er." Thc accident issupposcd to havo been caused by tho carclcsncss of onc of Taft's workmcn in lenving an old scytho acrosslbc track ovcr night. Blnhop of Pennsylrunia. Thc Albany Argus lcarns that Rcv. Alonzo Potler, D. D., Ims rcplicd to tho committec at Phil adclpbia, nnd significs his ncccptance to tbe Episcopatc ol thc Dioccsc, to which bc was reccntly so unariimonsly elcctcd. NEW POSTMASTERS I N VER MONT, Oi.ivr.n Walcott, E. Barnard. D. wiu IIammoxd, Reading. Iiia Davis, Norwich. Rnunr.N Wei.d, Hartland. WoosTnn Dow.snn, Sharon. A.B. Mouoax, Stockbridge. A. L. CiiAMnnni.i.v, Pomfret. C. S. iMaso.v, Ludlow. S. S. Kr.Ycs, Highgate. S. S. Hi:.mi:nway, Barton. W. S. Mkccii, Cambridge. Joii.v Kni.t.000, Jn. Benson. E. D. B.uinnit, Middlebury, .1. C. Fl-li.kh, Danville. H. Cl'iitis, E. Randolph. E. Jack&o.v, Brandon. Gr.o. F. Siownu,, Middlesex. J. N. Pari.ev, Troy Furnacc. M. B. Catli.v, Orwell. fcCJThe following is from thc Union of the 12ib. "IjiroitTAXT Arroixr.MEXT. Mr Varr Ncss has icsigned thc Collcctorabip of New York the resignntion to take eflcct on thc 1st ofJuly ncxt. Tbe Prcsident bas ncccplcd his rcsignation, and np pointed Cornelius W. Lawrcnce to this most important ofiice. It is bclicvcd that no appointuient could bc rnade, moic sat isfactory to thc Dcniocracy of all clnsses, llian that ofMr Lawrcnce. It is duc to Mr Vnn Ness to say, that be has dis charged the dutiea ofthc ofiice with grent ability. IIc rctired wiih tbe best wisbes for thc succcss of thc Adniinistration, of whir.b bc has alwnys bccn an cfiicient sup portcr, and relains, in his retiremcnt, thc rcspcct an confidcncc of nll our friends at this placc. tCPHoggcns met the schoolmnster ono inurning. "I say," snid hc, "do you know you nre tbe only pcrson in lown for whom thc miuister prnys 011 Sunday'" "No," answercd the pedagoguc, "how is that?' "Why hc prnys for thc hends of all collcgcs andinfcrior instttutions of learn ing and if you don't kccp nn infcrior onc, I don't know who does." tCpIt is not nccessary thnt mcn should say all they think but it is important that they should think all they say. Burnslablc Pat. Thc celebratcd Quoit Clnb, wbich has cxistcd so long at Richmond and of wbich tbe lalc Cbief Justicc Marshall was a promincnt mcmber, up lo the period of his death still holds its mectinga at tho appropriatc scason. Capt. Fremont arrivcd nt St. Louis May yOth, and would jom tbe cxpcdition io bc under his command, dcstincd fnr asurvcy ofthc country west of tbe South Pass, and bctwccn tho Rocky Mountains aud thc Pacific. Thc Larscst Lcllcr in th Ihc World. Americai) Embassy to China, arrived this morning 111 thc slnp Bazaar, anu in foims us that thc Empcror of thc Celcs tinl dominion has wrillen a lettcr, iu thc Cbincse and Mantchou languages, to tho Presidcnt ofthc Uniled Statcs, wh ch is six fect long by thrco fect wide! Mr Pctcrs saw thc letler. It is wriltcn on yellow pnpcr, enclosed in a ycllow silk casc, nnd is nuw in thc hands of Dr Park er for translation. It is cxpectcd that it will bo sent home in the ncxt ship. N. Y. Com. Jldv.