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? ? Br T A. GOODWIN, BRÖOKVILLE, FRANKLIN COUNTY, INDIANA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1853. VOL. XXI. NO. 44. .LIFE AT THE FIVE rOI.XTS. THI TWO-FUST MABEIAGE. "Mr. Peaae, we want to be married." "Want to be married -what for!" "Why, you aee, we don't think it la right for us to be living together this way any longer, and we have been talk ing over the matter to day and you see "Yes, yes ,1 aee you havo been talking over the matter over the bottle and have com to a sort of drunken conclusion to get married. When you get sober you will both repent of it, probably." "No, sir, we are not very drunk, now not so drunk but we can think, and we don't think we are doin rizht we are not doing as we were brought up to do by pious parents. We have been reading about the good things you have j done lor just such poor outcasts as we are and we want you to try and do some thing for us." "Read! Can you read! Do you read tho Bible!" M Well, not much late!, but we read the Lewspaper and sometimes we read something good in them. How can we read the Bible when we are drunk!" "Do you think getting married will keep you from getting drunk! "Yes, for we are going to take the pledge, and we shall keep it,tlepend upon that." 'Suppose you take the plodgaand try that first, and if you can keep it till you can wash some of the dirt away, and get some clothes on, then I will marry you." "No, that won't do. I shall get to thinking what a poor miserable dirty jch I am, and how I am living with this weman who is not a bad woman, by nature, and then I will drink oh.cursed rum! and what is to prevent us! But if we were married, my wife, yes, Mr. Pease, my wife would say, 'Tiiotnis' he would not tay'Tom you dirty bruto don't be tempted;' an 1 wlu kuow but we might be somebody yet somebody that cur own mothers would not be a shamed of." Here the woman who had been silent and rather moody, burst into a flood of tfara, crying "Mother, mother, I know n-t whether sho is alive or nut, and dare nit inquire; but if we were married and reformed, I would bo happy once mire!" "I could no longer wilhttan 1 ln a; poll," said Mr i , "awl determined to jive t!em a trul. I htvo married n gou many poor wretched looking con pits, but none that looked piitesj much st as this. Themun was hallen and raoeless, without a coat or vest, with iong hair, and beard grimmed with dirt. He wrte by tr.iij a brick-l.iyer, on-3 of the best in the city. Hin w re t'i I ut remains of a silk b jniijt, an J s m .t'iiii.r that might pass for shoos, and an old, cry old dres, once a rich merino, app i rently without any unl.?r giramiti." .j'Arrd your nvai is Thomis Tu an n Elllng.sir, Thomas Klting.o, good true name and true man, that is, shall bo il you marry im." "Well, well. I am going to marry you." "Arc you! There, Mag, I told you so." Don't call me Msg. If I am gving tj be married, I will be by my right name, the one my mother gave me." "Not Mag. Well, I never knmv that;" . Now, Thomas, hold your tongue; you talk too much." What is your nam!" Matilda. Moat 1 tell the other! Yes, 1 will, and I will never disgrace it. I djnt think I should ever hiv been as bad if 1 had kept it. That bad woman who first templed me to ruin made metako a false name. It is a bad thing for a girl to give up her name , unless for that of a good hueband. Matilda Fraloy. No body knows me by that name in this bad City." "Very well, Matilda and Thomas.take each other by tho right hand and look at me, for 1 am now going to unite you tn the holy bonds of marringe by tiod's or dinance. Do you think you aro sutli ciontly sober to comprehend its solem nity 1" ,: "Yes, sir." "Marriage being one of God's holy ordinances, cannot be kept in sin, misery filth and drunkenness. Thomas ,will you take Matilda to be your lawful,troe,only wedded wife!' "Yes, sir." "Promise that you will live with her, In sickness as well as health, and nour ish and protect, and comfort heran your true and faithful wife, that you will bo to her a true and faithful husband; that you will not get drunk, and will clotho yourself and koen clean." "Ho 1 will" Never mind answering until 1 get through. You promise to abstain total ly from every kind of drink that intoxi cates, and treat this woman kindly .affec tionately, and love her as a man should love his wadded wile. Nov, allof this, willyou, herp.be fore me, at the servant of the Most High hero in the sight of uod In Heaven, most faithfully pmmlie, Ii I give you this woman to be your wed dodwifel" I 'Yes, 1 will."' And you.MitilJa.on your part, wil you promise tho same, and bo a true wife ' to this mini" I will try, sir.1 Hut do you promise all this faithfully.' Yesilr, 1 will. Then I pronounce you man and wife.' ' ' 'Now, Thomas,' said the' new' wife, after 1 had made out the ccrtillcato and given it to her, with an injunction to keep It safely, 'Now pay Mr. leose,nnd let us go homo and break the buttle.' Thomas foil first In the right hand pocket, then the left, then back to the right, then he examined the watch-fob. 'Why, whrro lilt, ssys she, 'you had two dollars this morning.' Yes, I know it, but 1 have only got two cents this evening. There, Mr. Tease, like them It is all I have got In the world. What more can 1 give!" Hiiro ciiough;what could he Jo morel I took them and prayed over them that In parting with the lait penny this cou ple might have parted with a vlce.a wick- ed, foolish practice, which had reduced them to such a degree of poverty and wictchedness that the monster power of rum could hardly send Its victim lower. Ho Tom and Mai; were transformed! linn nir, anu .Mrs. .i'.iiig mm uaving grown somewhat moro sober while In the house, seemed to fully understand their new posiiion.andallthoubligatlons tlicy hud taken upon themselves. I' or a lew d iys thought occasionally ' of this two-penny marriage, and then it I became absorbed with a thousand other , scenes of wretchedness which 1 have I witnessed since lhave lived in this cen ter of city misery. Time wore on and 1 1 married many other couples often ' those who came in their carriage and left a golden marriage fee a delicate way I of giving to tho needy but among all 1 . had never performed the rite for a cou ' pie quite so low as that of this two-pen-1 ny fee, and 1 resolved 1 never would ' again. At length, however, 1 had a 'call for & full match to them, which Ire ' fused. I 'Why do you come to me to be mar- ried my friend," said 1 to the man! You ro too poor to live separate, and, beside yu are both terrible drunkards, I know you are. That is just what we want to get married for and take the pledge.' Take that first." No.wo must take all togcthcr,nothing else will save us.' Will that!' 'It did one of my fricnJs.' Well, then, go and bring thiit friend here; let me see and hear how much it saved him, and then 1 will make up my mind what to do; if 1 can do you any good 1 want to do it.' My friend is at work he has got a job and several hands working for him and is making money and won't quit till night. Shall 1 come this evening! 'Yes, 1 will stay at home and wait for you. 1 little expected to see them again.but about 8 o'clock the servant said that a man and his girl, with a gentleman and lady were waiting in the reception room. I told him to ask tho lady and gentleman to walk up to the parlor and sit a mo ment, while 1 sent the candidates for marriage away, being determined never to unite another drunken couple, not dreaming that there was any sympathy between the parties. But they would not come up; they wanted to seo that couple married. So 1 went down and fouud tho squalidly wretched pair in company with a well dressed laboring man; for he wore a fine black coat, silk vest, gold watch chain.cleau white shirt and cravat, polished calf akin boot;and his wife was just as tidily dressed as any body's wife, and hjr face beamed with intelligence, and the way in which slro clung to the arm of her husband, as she seemed to shrink from tny sight, told that he was a loving as well as a pretty wife. This couple,' says thogentlemen,has como to b married.' Yes, 1 know it, but 1 havo refused. Look at them; do they look like fit sub jects for such a holy ordinance! God never intended those whom he had cre ated in his own imago should livo in mat rimony like this min and woman. 1 cannot marry them.' Cannot! w'iy not! You married us when we were worse oil moro dirty wordo clothing and more intoxicated.' The woman shrunk back a littlo more out of sight. 1 saw sho trembled vio lently, and put her clean rnmbric hand kerchief up to her eyes. What could it mean! Married them when worse off Who are they I lluve you lorgotten us said the wo man, taking my hand in hers, and drop ping on her knee; 'have you forgotten drunken Tom and Mag. We hav nev er lorgotten you, but pray for you every day." if you have forgotten them, you have not forgotten the two-penny marriage. No wonder you did not know us, I told Matilda sho need not bo afraid, or asha med, if you did know her. But I knew you would not. How cjuld you! Wo were iu rags and diit then. Look atm now, all your work, Sir. All tho bless ings of that pledge and that marriage, and that good advice you gave us. Look at this suit of clothcs.aud her dress all Matilda's work, every stitch of it. Come and look at our house, as uoat as sho is. Everything in it make a comfortable home, and oh, Sir, there is a cradlo in our bedroom. Five huudred dolUrs al ready in bank, and I shall add as much more next week when I finish my job. So much for one year of a sober life, and J a faithful honest good wifo. Now, this : is nssrood a workman as I am. onlv he is bound down with tho galling fetters of drunkenness, and livinir with this woman jut as I did. Now, he thinks ho must take the ptedgo of the same man, and have his first effort sanctified with tho same blcibing, and then with good resolution, and Matilda and me to watch over them, I do believe they will succeed." Ho they did. So may othert by the same means. I married them, and as 1 shook hands with Mr. Kiting, he left two coins in my hand, with the simple remark that there was another two penny marriage lee. I was in hope that it might have been a couple of dollars this time, bvt I said nothing,nnd wo par ted with a mutual God bless you. When I went up stairs, I tossed tho coins Into my wilv's lap, with the remark, two pen nies agtin my dear.' Two pcuulesl Why, husband, ' they are eagles real goldon eagles. What a deal ot good they will do. What bles sings have follow wd that act.' And will follow the present, if the pledge Is faithfully kept. Truly, this Is a good result of a Two-Penny Marriage. N. Y. Tribun. Death of lien. ?l!ile)ia Dlrksrtoii. This venerable cltisen expired at his residence in Huckasany, Morris county, New Jersey, on Wednesday morning, at the advanced age of flj, Mr. 1)icxcror was a native of Now Jersey after re ceiving a collegiate education, he studied law In riiiladolphis, and when stilt a yuung man was actlvi as a member of the Republican party In that city. Meantime, having returned to New Jer sey, ho was elected Governor of tho State In I S 13. which omco ho held for two years, when he ws chosen to the Senate or tho United States, and con tinued In that body for sixteen yean. In 1031 he was appointed Secretary of tho Navy In place of Mr. Woouaunr, who hnd acceded to tho Treasury Depart ment. He remained In thisotllce under President Van llunitu until lH3!,when ho rctlrod to private life. Without post enslng brilliant talents, Mr. Dickerson won a man of sound common senso, of a kltiillv disposition, aid In snite of his political partialities succeeded In making .,..mr,n frln.U with all n.rti... Jrl'sosrisirv. rron)erlly too often has the same stlect en a Christian that a calm tea has on a Dutch marluer, who frequently, It la said, In those circumstances, tUs up the rudder, goU drunk, unJ goes to sleep. rOETUY. A Dream of Heaven. Lo! lbs soal of death I breaking, Tho who sleep IU sloop aro waking, Eden opes her portal fair! Hark! tue harp of God are Inging, llarki Ui seraphs' hymn Is ringing, And lh llvlug rills are flinging Mutloou Immortal air! Tbero, no more I eve dccllnl ng, Sum without a cloud are lUlntng O'er the land of Ufo aitd love; Heaven own harvests woo tbo rvaHr, Hcaveu'i own dream entrance the sleeper, Set tear la left the weeper To profan oue flower above. 5o frail lllllt'i there are breathing, I bers no thorny rose la wreathing In the bowera or paradise; Where Uie fouuts of life aro flowing, Flower unknown to Um are blowing, 'Alld aupvrlor Verdure glowing Thau Is tun ned by mortal klos. There the fröre of God that nerer Fad or fall, are green forever. Mlrror'd la uie radiant tide; There, along tho tacred water, Cnprofaued by Wars or slaughters, Wonder earth 's Immortal daughters, - Each a pure Immortal bride. There noaigb or memory awclleth, There no tear Of misery dwsllelh, Hearts wUl Hoed or break no more; Past la all Uie cold world' Coming, Gone the night and broke lh uiornlug, With seraphic day adorning Life' glad wave and fulden bore. Oh! on that bright ibore to wandor, Tbero those radiant wave meander All we lov'd and tost to see Be thl bopo o pure, o pleudid. Vainly with our beings blended? No! with time we aro not ended, Yiiitnt f Eternity. The XV ldow. It was a cold and bleak evening, in a most severe winter. Tho enow, driven by the furious north wind, was piled into broad and deep banks along our streets. Few dared, or were willing to venture abroad. It was a night which the poor will not soon forget. In a most miserable and shattered ten ement, somewhat remote from any other habitation, there then resided mi aged widow, all alone, aod yet not alone. During tho weary day,, jn her excess ive weakness, she had been unable to step beyond her door atone, or to com municate her wants to any friend. Her last morsel of bread had been long since consumed, and none heeded her destitu tion. Sho sat at evening, by her small fire, half famished with hunger from ex haustion unable to sleep preparing to meet the dreadful fate Irom which she knew not how she should be spared. She had prayed that morning, in full faith, ''Give me this day my daily bread" but tho shadows of the evening had de scended upon her, and her faith I ul prayer had not been answered. While such thoughts were passing through her weary mind, she heard the door suddenly open, and as suddenly shut again, and found deposited in her entry, by an unknown hand, a basket crowded with all thoso articles of com fortable food, which had all the sweet ness ot manna to her. What were her feclingj on that night, Cod only knows; but they were such as rise up to him the great deliverer and provider from ten thousand hearts every day. Many days elapsed before the widow learned through what messenger God had sent to her that timely aid. It was the impulse of a littlo child, who, on that dismal night, seated at tho cheerful fire side of her home, was led to express tho generous wUh that that poor widow, whom sho had sometimes visited, could sharo Boino of her numerous comforts and good cheer. Her parents followed out the benevolent suggestion, and a servant was soon dispatched to her mean abode with a plentiful supply. What a beautiful Hi mpse of the chain of causes, all fastened at the throne of God! An angel, with noiseless wing, came down and stirred tho peace lul breaat of a pure-hearted child, and w itli no pomp or circumstruco of an outward miracle the widow's prayer was buswcn Cd. 1 ho Watchtowcr. Roman Catholics. Tho Daltimoro Catholic Mirror says: "Among the female converts of Ro manism aro Mrs. Ripley ,'well known for her beautiful translation of tho "Glories of Mercy;' Mrs. Metcalf, lady of Judgo Metcalf, of Boston; Miss Macomb, daughter of Gen. Macomb; Miss Scott, daughter of Gen. Scott; and Miss Dana, daughter ofRichard H. Dana, the poet.' In the Freeman's Journal, a Catholic paper, published in New York, wo also find tho following: "Dwlght Lyman, a clergyman of the Episcopal denomination tn tho State of Pennsylvania, made his abjuration In Baltimore on Saturday last. Mr. Ly man Is a gentleman very much respect ed by tho large circlo of hits acquaintan ces. Father Hewitt, Mr. Baker, of Bal timore, and Mr. Lyman, wcro at otio time tho three favorite and trusted young clorgymm of Dr. Whlttlnghnm, Pro testant bishop of Maryland. Ofthrso, tho first Is a missionary priest, tho sec ond has entered tho Kedemptorlst Nov. Itiate, tho third has just been converted to the faith." i'lealiis; Mrene of the Wanten alight leuveitlloti. Ctkvn.Asn.Oct. 0. Tho closing scene of the Women's Illghli Convention hero Saturday, was very tumultuous and exciting. Antoin ette Brown replied to an Intldel speech made by oue Barker, denouncing him as a heretic. Garrison then replied to 311m Brown, in defence of Barker. A. M. Novlns also made a reply to llarkor, making several personal allu sions, In which he was several times ln terrupted by Garrison and llarksr, who wcro finally hissed down. Garrison In tho course of his remark called Nevlu a blackguard and a rowdy, whereupon great excitement ensued. It was voted to hold the next Convention in Philadel phia on the Bill, Oct. 1M54. AFTER-PIECE. After the adjournment, Nevlm mot Garrison in the street, and domniided an apology, which was refused, upon which Ncvins laid violent hands ou (iarrUuii, by pullinir his nose, tvc.,&c. (larrisoii ina-io no resistance, and Nevins was Ii nally taken oil by his friends. OCT Wo loarn that a revival among our llaptlst brethren, is now In progress in boo Kwuk, in Mou., TEMPERANCE. Itcport ou Teiupcruuce, Adopted by a rising vote, at the South Eastern Indiana Conference. The Committee on Temperance would respectfully present the following report: PREAMBLE. Whereas, as Christians, Philanthro pists, and patriots, we owe it, as a sol emn duty to our Fathers, our country and our God, to transmit, unimpaired, to our children, the "priceless heritage" bequeathed us, and which is, and must be, m'ainly supported by tho nllaks of Temperance and virtue; and, whereas the great evil ol intemperance has given to the world, in tho mournful facts of its history, testimony written, and reported in thousands of instances, in letters of blood, of opposition, bitter and soulless, to all suggestions and efforts, for the promotion of man's good; and whereas, the frequent and united efforts of the church and of temperance men, banded together in societies of various kinds, for tho sake of strength, and efficient action, have been rendered comparatively pow erless, and ineffectual on account of the encouragement and protection, given by the Laws or ocr lard, to the manufac ture and sale of ardent spirits, as a bev erage as well as the respectability and pecuniary inducements which our law makers have given to the infamous traf fic and whereas the object of all gov ernment and legislation should be to secure the greatest amount of happiness to the greatest possible number, and whereas, a censure of legislation, based upon this principle, pursued and carried out, in several of our sister States, hac resulted in effectually brcakingdownthe hitherto impregnable bulwarks of "king Alcohol," and in driving him, in utter dismay, from his usurped dominion: Therefore, bo it Resolved, Ut, That wc, as a Conference, are in favor of the enactment by the Legislature of Indi ana, of a law similar in its provisions to tho Maine Liquor Law. Resolved, 2nd. That, as ministers of the gospel, of truth and righteousness, we will more faithfully preach, speak, and write, against the liquor trade, and whilst wo live to pray, wo will war against it, as tho great corrupter of pub lic and private morals. Resolved, 3ly. That wc admire and applaud the humane, patriotic, and Chris tian conduct of all Coopers, who refuse to make whisky barrels, of all farmers who rcfuso to sell, or wagon graiu to distilleries; of all business men, who dis claim any and all connection with tho traffic. Of all politicians, who exhibit the moral courage and patriotic honesty to advocato tho Temperance cause. Resolved, 4th, That no man, profess ing Christianity, can, with any degree of consistency, sell his grain for distillation, loan his credit to keep up a distillery, or touch, taste or handle the unclean thing. Resolved, 5th, That we respectfully ask the editors of the various periodicals of our State, in the name of patriotism and christianitj , to strive, less fearless ly, and more faithfully, to bear aloft our glorious standard of civil and religious freedom, and to inform tho American mind, as well as foreign emigrant, that, if Benedict Arnold reaped the requiem of infamy, in endeavoring to sell his country, thoso who sell their country men to tho druukard's grave, should take warning by his fate, for their crime is no less infamous and inhuman. J. W. SULLIVAN, Ch'n. The Dlallller und Iii l'rrnrlicr. Some years o, the Rev. Mr. Alley, of rcceutric, but pious memory, had preached, and after the sermon he bad questioned each brother and slxter on the subject of their ex prrUnce, and practice, and enjoyment In di vine life, until all the members hud benn questioned but a certain very prominent member of the Church, who it srems owurd adiollllory. When after the mot serious couvrnatioii will others, tha following took place. Preacher. Well, Irothrr Jerry, how do you come nn mnking whiaksy T DrouVr. SoiiHwhut startled. Uh, 1 dou't know etuclly, tolerably well enough. P. Well brother, Uli us how much money you siva tor a buahel of coru. II. Twenty five cents a Imnliot. P- Twenty. five Centij very chenp that, I should any, but another queailon, how much wlil-key do you suppose on bushel of corn will makeT II. Can't esy. I uppose about three gal lons Very much eouluaed. V. So three gilloui! Why hat's a cju slilemlile turn out, I should iuJcs. Hut. brother, what do yon get for a gallon for whiUy. II. liookliif rihr wild. Seventy-five csnts. Hevsuty.fiv esuU Two humlml per cetttTsmf that, too, 1 reckon, by Ilia barrel, you tM mors by tho iiff lull. Hut brother. Ml our breihreu, l-n t the slops very irood to a a a S - - fatten hogs? II. Yes, vary goo I. P. All I won't thl h'igs yotl fatten for tin thing on the slo,s coins mighty uigh paying for the com T II. Well, very nigh it. P. Hut to emus to the nuestiou, brutlisr, do you ntitks a good article! Will II bear a bnlT lly this llina the brother wds so perfectly roufusdd by tint premier's lutsrrogntorlss, he begaa lo wUh he had never mh the preacher or dintillery either. The idttaa could scarcely maintain llielr jravlty during tlis dioli'gus.nn l wa need nut add lli.it (lie pour h'lluw w is r tor.iieiito.l every time he mel a iinlplibor by I i" tliitatioii. .Well brother. Iiuw do you ci i i mi makliigjlillty V au I be4.ll" limine tu luully brukt up his dl.til- lrv unit lii'i'ttiiiD ucoiialhtdiit MciliuiL.t. ia vim muH a tii'i'i ariliMu ( will It bear it . . - Ileanluol I las l.lijuor irnf fir. We tike Hin following Iroin the Madison lluiiiior of last Thursdays The fallowing resolution was adopted by Hie llrand Jury ut ilia county on lite UHthj Unsolved, That It Is Ilia oplulon of the ( rat ml Jury of Jefferson couuty, Indiana, that In tho Investigation of crimes that cmue under our notice, nine tenths ofstld crimes wore directly or Indirectly caused by the use , of lutolcatui j li uuts. From the Leiauro Hoar. The Haunted Hottet A Vhotl Morjr. Where there is a predisposition to believe a marvel, as in the weak and credulous and wonder-loving mlud, it Is aatouliihing how eaally a simpl natural event may be iuvetted with a marvellous and supernatural appear ance. A short time ago, as I was returning lute la the evening from a lonely house at which I had been ptylng a visit, having oc casion to pass along a road overhuug with dark thick lrea on each aide, 1 diacerned, a I approached th avenue, an ancient dmne, clad in one of those picturesque scarlet cloaks which are now ao seldom seen, linger ing or watching with uncertain stepa by tho road side. As soon as she perceived me, sho advanced, and in respectful but earnset tones begged that I would alackei tny pace a little iu order that she might walk with me through the gloomy avenue. On interroga ting her, she informed m that a "spirit" was aid lo haunt that road by night, aud that, though It had seldom been seen, it wa accus tomed to make its presence known by the rattling of a chain. Joe Ilobeon, the farri er's boy, had ouce caught a gliinpao of It, dressed in white, with loog horus upon Its head, passing nimbly through the thick trees on both aides, without bring impeded, it would seem, ither by the solid trunks or by the thick underwood aud twiulug brambles. She dared not go alone, ah told me; Indeed, none but a paraoa could be considered safe from the Intrusions of the chained but still nimble ghoit; but if 1 would allow her to ac company me, aha would walk as faat aa her limbs could carry her, 1 might be sure. As ws went along I tried to reason with her, ana to show her the absurdity of her fears, but evidently with little effect; for she declared with singular perversity that If she were told enough to disbelieve, she should expect the ghoet to ehow Itself Immediately, to punish her incredulity. As we advanced, the grove became narrower and darker, and the old woman grasped me more tightly by the arm; when, strauge to say, the rattling of a chain, at a short distance from me, dis tinctly reached my ears. My companion heard it alao, "There it is!" said she; "I hear it now! 0! let us go back; come, come!" "Nonsense," I replied, leading her on; "'tis nothing to be afraid of." "It's the , yoa know w hot," she cried, not daring to utter the name of the tiling ahe dreaded. "Don't leave me; O! do come back." With some difficulty, I persuaded her to remaiu standing on a spot where the moon light penetrated through the trees, while I advanced in pursuit of the invisible ghost; a few steps brought me near to a dark object, which moved aa I npproached, dragging a chain along the ground close to my leet; and soon I was able to arrest the "spirit," aud to lead it in the ahape of a donkey which had slipped its tether, to the trembling old wo man. Having thns allayed her fears, I asked her aa we proceedod on our journey and emerg ed upon the high road, how she could sup pose that spirits would walk about tn chains through the dark wood what object they could have in such midnight rambles. bhe OLSwrred, with a groan: "No good, you may be sure." "Did you ever hear of their doing harm to any one?" "Yes," she replied, "Jemmy Brown. was frightened almost out of his wits by the ghost In this svenne." "By the ghost, or by tho donkyt In my opioiou Jemmy Drown had only himself to thank for the fright h got; If he had had more wits to lose, there would have been less ghost to rob him cf them. But serious ly, it Is not only very foolish but very wicked to entertain and lo propagate such fears. Setting aside the absurdity of supposing that spirits would ehow themaelves here and there, and rattle chains or ruatle about in shrouds for uo poinible object, it shows a great want of fuiih in the protecting care of Uod, to be afraid where no fear Is, and to Imagius drn- gers wtiore none tusk xou WvU.u naveaaa You Wvuld have aw a far more pleasant wan mis evening, your mind had beeu occnpled with the evi dences and tokens ofUod's goodnea which surround us every where and always. There are indeed dangers by night aa well as by duyi but If you look habitually to him for Erotectlon, you will soon learn to truat iu is providence, aud to banish all vain, unwor thy fears from your mind." You speak truly, sir," said the old wo man, "but I can't help feeling as 1 do. I hear so many stories that I dou't know what to think about them; and even If I could be persuaded that there Is uo truth in them, yet they come back to mi when I chance to be alone in His dark, and frighten me In spite of myself." 'This Istha fault or education,' said I. ILiult is second nature; but you inuat reason against it, and try to overcome it. As you have suffered so much inconvenience aud alarm from the fulse nnd foolish stories of oilier, be sure you never spread abroad such tales yourself; taka cure that any children yru may have to do with are never enter tained with iimvellnus narratives to make their hearts throb and their blood rnn cold. Children have a natural craving for such food. Whatever stimulates the curiosity and ex cites the mind they will eagerly receive, aud the mischief that is dorn iu a few Idle mo menta may not bj remedied In after years. Let your neighbors know that you nave at lust both seen and handled the ghost of Southwood avenue; und tell them thnt all Other hobgoblins, If purud and eximined, would doubtless prove as innocent and natu ral as poor Jenny, the brlckmaker's donkey." The love of the wonderful prevails so gen erally over the love of troth, that 1 was not surprised to hear afurwards that nuoy of l!i neighbors to whom (he old woman told her story believed the foimer part of it, namely, that she had heard the rattling of a chain and seen a dark object cross her path j but they corned In accept the result of our eiamina tlon of the ghost: so that with many our ad venture was regarded ns confirming the exis tence of the "spirit" that had so long rat tled IU chains by night uudsr the dark shade of the trees. An Orthodox Iiofft Attending meeting last bubbath eve ning for the first time at Dr. Chandler's church in this town, 1 was much amused to seo a large one-eared dog stalk up the altlo nenr tho commencement ot tho services, and quietly stretch himself out on tho pulpit platform. After taking a survey of tho congregation, as If proba ' I" .4U Vg w"u "' ,M rTH ' "i" 11011,1 1,11,1 lü'' lllto ,yU,lJ slorP Pcr bly to sco who were abteilt, ho dropped Imps tliinklnir that was city stylo. I allcrwnril learned that this dog was itrlc.tly sectarian In his views, having, alter mature deliberation, settled down upon the modo of worship as adopted by the Coiigregutloiiallst order, and chosen tho Mcuiluw church as his regular plnco of mveiliijr. His master Is of the lisp list denomination, and attends rhurrh 111 this village. Hut the dog plus his faith to no one's slevo. lie accompa nies his master on the Habbalh to the roid that leads to his own chosen pluco of worship, and there turns away with out allying ono word to persuodo him that his own way Is right and all oth ers are wroinr. At tho Intermission no j culls ou a neighbor, gets his dinner, und i .tut... ......-I. i i.. ,1,., nr. HlhVIIM. UHIHV 11U IIIIII iu.iii III tn. . . . I " iriiuiin. j l inn i limn ui lull vi. 1 1 w iuilly wends his way homeward, medi tating upen tho topic of the day, no doubt, aud perhaps revolving iu his own mind how much more of tho truo Chris tian spirit might bo shown by profess ors If they would but do as ho does, wor ship whero ho chooses and let others do tho satitu without molestation. ürcen Huld (Jaulte. NEWS ITEMS. The liquor dealers in New York, sinco the two World's Temperance Con ventions, have raised tho prico of a dram to twelve and a half cents. They assign as a reason, that they cannot afford to sell for a less sum, such liquors as 'ought to be sold or drank." QtEBT How much of tho right kind of liquor has been drank for a longtime past! Veteran. Rev, Daniel Waldo, of Syracuse, N. Y., ninety-one years of nge, recently preached in Norwich, Conn. Like Moses, it is said, "his eye is not dim, nor his natural force abated." ' A Good Movement. We see it sta ted that a General Conference of the Presidents and Directors of the Railroads in tho United States, is to bo held at Washington, in October; to consider and act upon some code of laws, and the adoption of some general rules, by which accidents, and consequent injury of limbs and destruction of life may be avoided. We consider it of the utmost impor tance, that such measures should be adopted, as will have the effect to re strain that wanton recklessness, which has too often prevailed, and resulted in the destruction of many valuable lives. fjiy A sewing machine has been in vented by Charles Miller of St. Louis, which makes a stitch like "back-stitching" in hand-sewing; making also a complete transverse button-hole stitch. It is on exhibition at the Crystal Palace, New York. OThe Supreme court of California, his decided that Calilornia.not the United States owns all the mines and minerals in California. The Supreme Court of the United States will likely determine differently. Colonization. The work of coloni zation is making progress. Rev. Mr. Rogers, a colored clergymen of N.J., and a Mr. Peterson, of Rome, N. Y., are going out to explore the country. Libel Suit. II. II. Robinson, Editor of the Enqui rer, has ordered Messrs. Pdgh, Pendleton andStanberry to commence suit against Gen. Cary, Editor of the Ohio Temper ance Organ, for libel. The damages are laid at $20,000. ErtscoPAL. A Foreign Committee expect to send out a number of mission aries to the mission in West Africa, un der Bishop Poyne, by the Baltimore col onial vessel of Nov. 1st. Bishop Boone proposes to sail from China about the end of October, and ex pects to carry with him a reinforcement of laborers for the Shanghai mission. METHODisTS.Theological Education. This subject is exciting considerable at tention among our Methodist bret hren at the South. The Virginia Conference, we learn, have formed an association for the purpose of aiding indignent young men in obtaining an education lor tho ministry. There seems to bo some op- )osiiion to the measure, but wo trust and tope it will succeed. A colored State Convention is called to meet at Dayton October 2Gth. Among the objects sought tobe accomplished, are a seat in the jury box, admission to the Alms House, and the Deaf and , . . . Lun..ic Aviuini. and ' t i . a L! the elective irancnise. Education!,. Howard College com mences the present Academic year with moro pupils than it ever had. There are 350 under graduates In the college. News from Washington We copy the following from the Star: . A poor i00'kinj chamber it was; the fur- th.ÄJ. lh.e ,a,1ue miShl e opened forth ie China Mission has been tendered to ! niture consisted only of a few rush-bot- w,lh. but the iron h id become dilated The China the Hon. George M. Dallas, and we pre sume, it will be accepted by that gentle men who is so well qualiGed to fill it with w . I - I i credit to himseil ana nappiiyiorniscoun- try's Interest. OCrThe Hon. J. W. Davis, of Ind., recently appointed Governor of Oregon Territory, was sworn in on Wednesday, by Judge Kane, of the U. S. District Court, at Philadelphia. 0rl.et your wit rather serve you for a buckler to ocienu yoursen, oy a nauu some reply, than tho sword to wound others, though with ever so facetious re proach ; remembering that a word cuts deeper than a sharp weapon, and tho wound it makes Is longer curing. Complimentary. TheBostonChron lelo says: "nearly every Univcrsulist clergyman In Boston, Is a noisy brawler I.. I. .111.. M.inlif .ID I I. Veil N n ITA In fnvur rf th Main I.nw." Exchange. a V w v sia w - . - fa, , 1 What a cause that mustbe which The . I 1 1. .1 ' UOWIl Uli MIO livail.ll, ivuilivi. -I'l "j,, lumu cumin imj vvviiu, i.V. ."('inv. Chronicle finds it necessary to advoca.c : n j U(0 plaquc or irt)n pute forming tho ; crawled out, the two gendarmes gallant in such terms. ! back of the nrepluce, flew open, reveal- J ly assisting the ladies. As soon as tha OTlIon. Rufus Chonte, peremptorily ing a cavity between the wall of the duchess could rise she did so with calm declined having his nnmo brought before chimney nnd tho exterior wall of tho dignity, saying: tho Massachusetts Whig Convention, as house; this is the cachctto. Into It the "I am the Duchess do Berrl. Yeu are a candidate for Governor. He was too duchess, Mademolsselle t.iylite de Ker- Frcchmen and soldiers, and I rely on considerate for his party to allow of his ' snbiec, tho Count do Mesuard, and M. your honor. nomination. The nominee Is r.niory Washburn, a strong and popular man Jeu d'ceprlt. The editor of the Cincinnati Colutiibl ui. during a visit through the Horticultural I'x hihilion Inst sek, picked up the following lines, which he found carefully resting Upon a mammoth brt. Here turnips, beets, and cs?rol grow, Until they reuch ths shsdns below, And parsnip stretch their roots with ease, Clean through to our antlpodesi Ths Chlne-s rogues, If f uno speak true, To rob our funuurs, pull lliein through. 17 An Incident occurred nl the dose of Mrs.ll!ooinr' lecture hot evening, which' raused au audible Utter all ovrr the Imu.e The lady had given out that alii W"uM speak . to iilglit sg'iln. Mr. llio'.mer stepped up tj the suge and whipered In her sir. rhu lm , j mediately said lo the amlieiieei I '1y husband thinks tt better for me not lo lue tur to morrow sveiilng." I VVa.ii'l it a little funny to a Is'ly so ' strong In the Womxti'a rights lulth thus alv lug prsfersncs to thoadviee er ner miner httlll" C 11 I a onlerih. Caal1 TNS TBICBT I.WJAI. Derision. At one ul the CllY courts In Cliit'lnnutl, ' . r... ..i ..... ..I.,. (..,. few lty slims, aiinvrr miinr.? ", dull ui lr running agiiuisi ji-nriiinii .. waa eriHslug the street. Th Ju.lg iV ided lliat I all rsgillur street Clonslngs, pedealrl- I . - .1.. .a I..I.I s .in til 1 1 SI ana liui' ths rieht of wav. aud tlisl Ilm law I requires a driver to hold ui when ha sees a i leol ttssseneer rrowtuiff iu frwiil of bis learn. i . i .i I I t .1 I- , ' ' ..m. nr in' Li . a iiiv Imlila euoil else . ... ., where, ami is worthy the nelioa of both dri- vers and pedestrians . OTThs world has a enntemptunui pity for the fellow who, like Micawbrr, "wait for something to turn up," but Is rndy to leul a tin mired helping hands to whoever will take luild vigorously, determined f. t irn Up some thing. If the mountain won'i coins to Mo hammed, Mohammed must go to themuun (4lll. llOMr t delect Counterfeits. they began to feel uneasy. This annoy 1. Examine the appearance of a bill ance toon ceased; but the violent knock the genuine have a general dark neat ap- Ing against the wall of the room in the pearancc. adjoining house created much alarm.it 2. Examine the vignette, or picture in not being by any means unlikely that the middle of the top; see if the sky or the wall might fall in and crush them to back-ground looks clear and transparent death. Yet their courage never flagged, or solt and even, and not scratchy. though it was afterwards tested to the 3. Examino well the face: see if the ex-' uttermost. pressions are distinct and easy, natural.: and life-like; particularly the eyet. 4. See if the drapery or dress fits well looks natural and easy, shows the folds distinctly. 5. Examine tho medallion, ruling and heads, and circular ornaments around the figures, &c. See if they are regular, smooth, and uniform; not scratchy. ; This work in the genuine looks as lfrai- sed on the paper, and cannot be perfect-. ly imitated. back eoon became red-hot; and the C. Examine the principal line of letters ; crackling flames, so cheering and vivi or name of the bank. See if they are fying to the gendarmes, while stretch all upright, perfectly true and even; or ing out their limbs in front of them, pro if sloping, of a uniform slope. duced a state of purgatory to the unfortn 7. Carefully examine the shade or par- nate who were closely packed together allel ruling on the face or outside of tbe behind the glowing screen. It being letters, &.C., see if it is clear, and looks ! impossible for anyone of the party to as if colored with a brush. The fine and remain long iu . front of the red-hot parallel lines in the genuine are of e.jual plaque, the only method of relieving size, smooth and even; counterfeits look each other wts to change places in rota as if done with a file. - tion; but the space was so confined, that 8. Observe the round handwriting cn- they could scarcely accomplish that graved on the bill, which should be black, needful gyration. To these sufferings equal in size and distance, of a uniform : were added hunger and thirst, the latter slope, and smooth. This in genuine notes aggravated by the scorching heat. ' ' is invariably well done, and looks very perfect. In counterfeits it is seldom so but often looks stifff as if done with-a pen. 9. Notice the imprint or engraver's name, which is always near the border or end of note, and is always alike; let ters small and upright, and engraved ve r perfectly. Counterfeiters seldom do it well. Note. It was remarked by Stephen Burroughs, before he cied, that two thiugs could not be perfectly counter feited: one was the dye-work, or portrait meadallion heads, vignette, ccc, and the other the shading or ruling above the letters. Bank Note Reporter. THE DUCHESS DE BE RR I Her liidlnsrplo.ee ad Ar rest. ' The Duchess DeBerri, havingexposed herself to the vengeance of Louis Phil lipe, after the revolution of 1830, through her endeavors to rouse the Vendeans to take arms in behalf of the claims of her son to the crown of France, waa con cealed at Nautcs among her friends. But ono Simon Deutz proved himself a false hearted traitorj and betrayed the place of her concealment. A writer in Chambers' Jot'RüAt gives the following very striking account of her arrest: Ed. Three friends, who were deservedly in the duchess confidence the Baro- nrss de Charette, Mademoiselle Celeste de Kcrsabiec, and M. Cuibourg were invited to join the dinner party. It was aboutehalf-past five o'clock, the guests wcro assembled in Madame Pauline Du- a linirhr mnnn iirhl vimnrr' inn at ht eveninz; and crn nv'a rnnm. nrv oilahr to the in. nouhcemcnt of dinner. inv lirrlita In tliA rmim There was not After convers. inir a littlo time about the beautv of the J r- . w w ' " - - - evening, M. Guibourj: advanced to the window, to admire the outdoor effect of the moonlight when, to his dismay, ne ; ot imminent peril at night; for the cleft beheld a battalion of infantry silently j j te brick, which had admitted the re surrounding tho houso. He instantly i Jeshing air, now afforded a passage for gave the alarm, and all three hastened to! u,e .pungent smoke arising from the the duchess's room, where she had re-, rowing wood fire. They were suffoca ceived Deutz less than two hours before, j ll.n' anJ must 'er abandou the ca This room was a garret. Methinks I , cllfltf "l once or perish. il iivrit 1 Jn this extremity, the )nha .1.:.. tomed chairs and an old card table, be- reft of its former green cloth covering. By way of embellishment, the duchess hrseifhld pMted some common paper . . .. ei.e-a .a hanging on the walls. Vhy, men, was .... i. it -.11.1 .l. this dreary attic emphatically called tho duchess' rooml Uccouae attached to it was the cachette the hiding place to which she irnht flee in a case of immi nent peril like the prenent. I The Count do Mesnard who had 1 been her equerry in moro prosperous days, and who now adhered to her in ad- ! versity and Mademoiselle Sty lite de j Kersabiec were with tho duchess in the gurret, "To the cachette to tho cachette! madamo," cried the new romers. " Tho house is surrounded by troops I x ou ore betroyed! There is nut a moment to lose!" All rushed to tho cheminee, or fire- 1 nlace. which is an ancle of the little earret. Une of the party Kneeling I .. !i I.. I.m.w.I. .-.ii.Iii-.I a -ineitiit Uuibourg, crept as quicniy possioie 1 on their hands and knees: me piaquo ' was closed upon them, and the two la- I .!-. I ..i. .1.. .....m Uli B Ulli lllU ivvillii- , mw . ' I - It wits indeed high time that the doch- tion. Some of the soldiers who wert ess nnd her companions were shut out stationed In the lower part of the house, of sight; for now the commissary- mounted to the garret on hearing an unu general of polico and his olliccrs, all sual noise; and the news rapidly spread armed with pistols, and escorted by a that the Duchess do Herri had been cap detachment of tho battalion which in- turcd. Tbo . general commanding at vested tho house, entered it, and in a Nantes, and other superior military ofli twinkling every room was occupied by 1 cers arrived, as well as ths perfect of the soldiers. Tho commissary-general of department, and tha commlssary.gtn police and his subordinates went dl-' eral of Police. rect to tho garret, where, from tho All the duchess asked for, after hav treacherous Deuts's description, they Ing been so long In tha frightful state felt certain of finding the duchess: but we have described, was a glass of water) the bird had llowu up, or rather behind, he then took tho arm of General d'Her the chimney, and nothing was to be tnancoiirt and proceeded to the castle, seen but the old card tabls, tho rush-! at a very abort distance from Mrsdamcs bottomed chairs, and a sinull crucifix on Dufftilny'e house. Hrcakfast was soon tho rtldo liisntlctdcce. 1 served lor the duchess and her faithful The polico olltcers stand I cadi oth-' companions by order of the colonel rr with astonishment, mil loudly ox-' commanding tho artillery at the castle; pressed their vtxallon at having inUacd ami every delicate attention was paid to their prey, Hutllic wonderment and an- the priuma, On thq tub of November noyanceof all the oiliclals reached to the she went in a steam vessel down tho hiebest pitch altera moat rigorous but . ,.! a ... 1 : . bootless examination in every room, nook, and corner, Including tho cellar, on the morning of Iii II Ut (or Uliya The t'oiiimUsnry-eeneral ol police arrived there ou the same day, and waa lilt tho house at about midnight; but, lodged in the castle, where, under the though InllKI by six li'Hirs or more of gtiurdishshlp of the late General Du fruisli'MS search, he did nut in the slight-1 gesud, the a ss detained for some months est degrco slacl.i it lh stringent inoas urea ho had from tho first adoped for pre venting uny escape from the premises. And what was passing in the cachette during thoso rifid proceedings? 'lho duchess and her faithful companions distinctly heard, end were lnjhly amu sed by, H' "ononis exclamations ot their pursuers on Unding the garret empty; when, however, the tiro was lighted, The night was very cold, and after a time, the two gendarmes, who were sta tioned in the garret, lighted a large wood fire in the chemincy. At first this wss a relief to the prisoners behind the fireplace, who had been very Imper fectly sheltered from the cold by th slight roof; presently, however, this com forting warmth was converted into al most insufferable heut. The portal to their narrow prisou the iron chimney It was a night of agony, heroically eiW dured. By dint of various contrivances, VlOlF Mil. until f AU'..J. v a n I h m when the fire was allowed rraduallr to expire, and the iron door became cool. This relief was, however, speedily fol lowed by fresh alarms. Before day light, a brisker search tlian ever com menced, especially in and about the gar ret. Some masons and other workmen arrived, and sounded the walls of the attic with mallets and crow-bars; tho blows being so heavy that a brick in the chimnev wall waa cracked. A clatter. ' : . T. . . j ... t i iur aesuuii was lueu tuauo ou me oriCK work surrounding the plaque, and some of the plaster with which it was covered gave way and fell oa the hearth. But nothing was discovered, and the work eben left the room; the fracture they had made in the brick proving, for the mo ment, a relief rather than a danger to the courageous party in the cachette, in asmuch as they obtained a little fresh air througk the fissure. At night, the commissary-general once more quitted the house, leaving a detachment of soldiers in occupation of the general floor, and police officera in 'all the other apartments. The two 1 gendarmes, whose places had been sup i plied by other watchers during tue day. now resumed their post in the garret, Again they lighted a fire in the chemi nee; again the plaque became red-hot; and again were the exhausted occupants of the cachette forced to shift about to relieveuiach otherfrom the intense heat. Once the duchess' dress touched the red-hot iroa and caught fire: but it was ' r M H Vi 0 it Iniy.tliA. It. Ik. V. . .. I ! ment, and no further mischief hsppened j !a V'v W.V' Do,ubtle"' the high spir- v.ti.. wj hi u ufiiui iu m mo- uuvuw aiiuucr laiUUUl comnan- ,ons wouia BU" nave üe,d outt In the i .. .... . . i noPa tntt their Pursuers would re Ion i . r. ... !'rc ,uer 99 maD7 eeau, naj not , vvvn " wu " cany i ....... . .. . morning, i " "leiy-vaive, became the source , "7 11110 excessive neat, and the spring 1 y UJ not " was a case of life or -wratu were now ages. The pouot de Mesnard and M.Guibourf 1!i.1.aJ UJltli all iL.f. .. . "" l"eir might against tbo nlnn.irt- r'il.hr.t U .. . i P'aque; reu-not as t was, whilst tha , nioke pourea tn more and more through . tnecracaea onefc. n0 sound was heard from without, however; and they must all have perished in a few minutes, bad not the plaque at lost given way to the desperate force brought against it by the two gentlemen. The gendarmes were panic-stricken at the bursting open of the plaque, scattering the firo over their le?s and into the room, and at hearing vehement human voices Issuing Tom the cavernous aperture. "Uui va la!" Who goes there! they cried, In military phrase. "Your prisoners, who surrender: ex tinguish the fire!" replied female voices. The gendarmes rapid 'y obeyed; and . .... .1... after the piaquo anu ine neariii naa oc ' .aia a.nfT.i.i-.nt Iw i-Aftta.! tVis fit lur A a i no genuarmes, wno naa soin lormcr- ly served in IMapoieon's imperial uuare, respectfully kissed the duchess' hand, I anil iIiaiikiI hue rnr nni.ihU at. on. Noire as far as Ht. Nlsalre, where ahe a i i i !. a rtiiuarscu in int i apneeux ingato any as a pria nor, but was eventually re leased, and allowed to return to luly. I'll is raclietle I sIJ to have been con structed for I'm i Mnporery conrealmeul of member of the royalist Dugulny family onipromUed in the civil war la 1a Veudm after ths great r rennh Kevvtuilea. frThe tears of the congregation are the praises of the minister, oftimes.