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onice on Main street, next door to the old Jack
Ion Hot). ,
jtiii:w, khid v,i:ft.t. isns.
New York, Aug. 27.
A reliable lcttir from Puris, asserts that
the new Spanish contingent force will nut be
sent to tlie Crimea at present, but will march
Into France and supply the plucca of the
troops ordered to the principal iliea.
New Youk, Aug. 39.
It ia rumored that a terrible accident occur
- red upon the Jersey Railroad, near Burling
ton by which there were 30 persons killed
and wounded.
Nkw York, Aug. 39.
' Colon ia dull, and mly 300 bales huve
changed hands since the reception of the
Cuuudu's advices. Flour IB easier, but nut
quotably lower. Corn is dull, with a declin
ing tendency.
"V.. New Youk, Aug. 80.
The steamship Herman, with additional for
eign news, arrived today.
The Queen's speech on the prorogation of
Parliameut, was delivered by proxy, Shu
deeply regret? the failuro of the Vienna Con
ference, and anys there is no other alterna
tive but a vigorous prosecution of the
. New Oiileans, August 38.
The Sari Antonio Sentinel mentions the
arrival of Col.Uiddle from the headquarters
of the Revolutionists In northern Mexico.
He says that Vidnury is willing to deliver up
to the owners all fugitive slaves escaping to
. Mexico, and is anxious to coucludu a treaty to
that effect.
Wasiiikotok, Aug. 36.
The Virginia State Council of KnowNoth
tnga were in session at Richmond on Mon
day. An informal resolution was offered by
John M. Bolts, embracing the sentiment that
the religious test of the party ought to
be abolished and the naturalization laws tot-illy
repealed. His object was merely to as
certain the sense of the Council upon the
question, which was unanimously decided in
the affirmative.
f3f The evil of divided commands in the
Crimean nrmy has become so manifest that
the English lending papers are urging the
necessity of giving the command of both ar
mies to one general. The suggestion, it is
supposed, comes from the English govern
ment, which is therefore presumed to be
ready to net Upon it.
3f"Tho census takers in the city of Now
York hnvo completed thuir labors, and show
a total populntion or 624,179, which is an
increase since 1850 of 108,624 sonls. There
is a decrease in ten of the twculy two wards.
The nggregnto increase is much less than
was expected.
tW Mr. Samuel N. Gnnlt, of Spawn
Springs, New York, writes to the Now York
Hcruld, to inform the public that he is not
the man who was found murdered in Prince
George's county, Maryland.
tW Chuunc.ny C. Burr, a sort of editorial
"confidence man," has started a papor in New
York, called the "Nation." It is to be more
"National" than the News. It is to bo, in a
word, darnational. ft
' ICJ" Wo notice that in the Kansas legis
lature a resolution has been offered to the
efTect that ft convention be called to frame n
Constitution prior to Kansas being admitted
Into the Union. It sets the first Monday in
October, as the day on which the polls should
be opened, and the people are to vote " Cou
vention" or " no Convention," on that day.
If the majority are In favor of a convention,
provided this resolution passes, we may ex
pect a petition from Kansas to be admitted as
a State ut the next session of Congress.
; t3?Thero is not nn oath in the language
of the Sandwich Islands. The hardest ex
'pression used Is, "You are good for noting;
cat dirt.". '
t3r"Mrs. Swisshelm, the famous editor of
the Pittsburg Visitor, has come out for the
American party. She cun take any two or
theSagNicht editors in Pennsylvania and
knock their heads together.
. Prohibition is China. The "Eastern
Prince" of the Chinese insurgents has Issued
a proclamation forbidding nil princes and no.
bles, ministers of State and people, men and
women, to indulge in the use of wine, even
privately, under penalty of being beheaded.
This is certainly a ncvel mode of enforcing a
prohibitory liquor law, uud one decidedly ef
fectual, so fur ns the individual offenders are
Chief Engineer or the Russian Naw.
lunc C. Thompson, of Albany, N. Y., has
received the appointment of chief engineer of
the Russian Navy, and is now in Washington
tusking the necessary arrangements with tho
Russian minister. The offer ia made for
threo years at salary of $8,000 per annum,
with house rent free.
Halifax, N. S., August 38.
The British und North American Royal
mail steam ship Canada arrived nt this port
last nifht from Liverpool, with European
advices to the 18lh instant.
7Vie Liecrponl Market The Circular of
Messrs. Dcnnistoun & Co., of tho 17lh hint.,
says that Cotton opened witli nn active
speculative demand, and advanced from id. a
id.; but during tho Inst two days prices were
easier, but not quotably lower, and the mar
ket closed steady.
The Liverpool Breadstuff's Market. Tho
Circular of Messrs. Brown & Shipley quotes
Flour us being easier and having declined 6d.
Western Canal was wortli from 49s. to 60s.
and Ohio from 42s. to 43s. per bbl. There
was little speculative demand for Wheat,
which was a trifle lower. 'Corn was dull and
had declined 1 6d. Prices, however, were
uom'uiTil. "Vlie Crop accounts word favorable.
The London Money Market was more
stringent, and Consols lor money were quoted
at from 91n91i. The Bullion in the Bank of
England hud increased 43,000 sterling.
American Securities were uetive nt previous
rules, with the exception of Rail Road Bonds,
which were dull.
General Intelligence. The war news is
Syeuborg had been destroyed by the Allies
on the 1 1th hist. The destruction of proper,
ty was immense. Tho loss of tho Allies was
Cell. Liprnndi had attacked the lines of tho
Allied forces on the Tchcrnuyu, but was re
pulsed with immense loss.
The bombardment ol Sebastopol was to
huve lecommeuced on the 17 ill in at.
Queen Victoria was in Puris on her visit to
Louis Napoleon.
The Very Latest. Denmark is reported to
huve referred to France respecting the pay
ment of the Sound Dues.
During the bombardment, Syeuborg took
fire, and the conflagration lusted 45 hours.
The muguzincs, stores und projectiles blew
up. About GO of the allies were wounded,
but none killed. Syeuborg, however, hud not
Sixty thousand Russians attacked the lines
of tho Allies on the Chcrmryu, on tho Kifli
in it., und fought live hours, but lost 6000
killed and 40t prisoners. They were in full
retreat when the French reserve came up.
Omar Pacha had been ordered to return to
the Crimea.
A dispatch from St. Petersburg says that
Prince GortschukofT had been ordered to burn
the Meet in the event of the fall of Sebastopol.
Kurs hud been completely Invested uud
communication with Kizerouui stopped.
Fresh reiulbreeuieiils wero going out to the
Crimea ior the Allies.
The London Morning Post says that unex-
peeled events may be looked for. It is sup.
posed to rel'er to a secret expedition.
Six ships of war escorted Quecu Victoria
to Boulogne.
Effects of Kaimioads on Lands. Tho
effect of ruilrouds upon the vulue of farmin
lands is a question much couvassed ' in the.
Wostern Stutes. ' Tho St. Louis Democrat
Tho official tax statistics of Michip.m show
that, through those counties where railroads
have been built, the taxable property has,
within tltree years, increased 400 per cent.,
while in those counties where no railroads
havo been built, the ratio of increase in value,
n not been over one hundred. In drafting
their schedules for the prices of lands, wu
find, too, that tho Directors of tho Illinois
Central Kuilrond have come far short in esti
mating tho value of their lands, for the road
has caused the demand'to be so great for
them, that they are now bringing a large price
above the minimum at which they Wero r.it-
i'u. iii some instances, tunas mui were ruled
at $12 per acre, nro selling for 820, and
others rated at 2". nro Belling for 825.
Railroads, especially thcro they course
through rich sections of country, not onlv
augment the iriees of lands, but they do more,
they promoto social Intercourse, build up
cities, augment the population of villages,
and the lurmer having a cheap outlet to mar
ket for his products, plants fourfold w hat he
alii before the railroad was established, and
his increased activity and industry is reward
ed by lirge surplus gains, where before la
had none.
Personal IxDF.rtNPENCE. By : personal
independence, wu mean that self-reliant spirit
which leads one to reg.lnto his conduct by
the dictates of his own judgment that sterl
ing quality which distinguishes the man
from the mere automaton. Founded on
conscious integrity, and a strong, determined
will, it may bo regarded one of tho Biircst
evidence of true manliness. Let a man be
clothed iu the garb of his own individuality-
let him net always in accordance with nn
educated sense of duty let hiifl hold uud
fuel himself diroctly responsible for his nets
and he must deserve, as well ns win, the ad.
miration and respect of his follows. Man, it
is true, is a social being, und can find hap.
pines only by communion with his kind;
but mentally, each should bo for himself
ouch should think for himself so that the
modified results of action mid reaction may
bo realized. There is, indeed, in personal
independence, a dignity uud loftiness which
make It an adoring characteristic of manhood
.and youth, Wu cannot concclvo of a grand.
er spectacle than that afforded by him who,
amid danger and temptation and scorn, calm
ly pursues the path uf duty, rough though it
be, uud hedged in by numerous perils.
l-if" It is very unwise to ask a lady her
oge. Mr. It, one of tho New York Ceil,
sua Marshals, In taking his account, met
with a female who gave her ago as S i years,
and hi enumerating her children, announced
the eldesr as being U5 yours old. Being u
very modest jrouug man, be supposed she
made a mistake, uud lengthened her lifo (nu
merically) by adding tea year to her axis-tenca.
From the N. . Mirror.
Beneath the foam and twrsensc which
have quite obscured to the superficial gnzo
the vital truth that lies at the heart of the
American movement, tho student of the past
easily detects that independent sentiment of
nalitmality which animated our fathers, in
their resistance to foreign despotic rule, and
iu their heroic struggle to sever the tie that
bound them to the mother country. It was
a sentiment bred on the soil, nurtured by the
hardships of the wilderness, nnd emboldened
by the success that hud attended their efforts
to found an empire in a new world, against
obstacles nnd dangers before which n less
hurdy raco would hnvo fallen.' And throng-
out tho formative stages of tho American
Republic, Hint sentiment paramount in
every etep taken to consolidate the Union,
nnd thus to derive a substantial, common
benefit, from a Revolution 'sustuincd against
such fearful odds, nnd a nationality so hardly
The spirit which actuated our fathers, is
identical with that which has ever since im
pelled the American people to guard their
rights and their liberties from foreign inter
fcrcncc. This spirit has increased with the
growth of the country with the extension
of the boundaries of the Republic, until the
Atlantic joins hands with the Pacific, nnd
tho American Eagle exteuds its protecting
aegis over a people more prosperous und
weullhy.in all the elements of national greaU
uess, than any upon which the sun ever
shone. It is not, therefore, a fanaticism of
modern times, which hus led to that more
vigorous manifestation of the American Hen
timent w Inch hus of lute grown into n move
ment of gigantic force ; but n well considered
conviction of the people that tho welfare of n
continent, subdued by their indomitable tner.
gy and toil, should bo entrusted, not to the
ignorant domination of a foreign rabble, but
to the patriotism nnd intelligence of those
born on the soil, und cherishing lively recol
lections of the sacrifices by which their liber
ties weio secured.
It is not religious bigotry it is not n fa.
nntical prejudice against the refugees from
Ireland, from Germany, or any other country
it is not the ism of that secret organization
rejoicing in the knieknnmo of Know Noth
ings which runs through this sentiment of
.Miliunulily of Americanism. It is u far
nobler, higher, and more pervading uspira
lion, which dates back to the foundation of
tho Republic, nnd anterior to that, coursed
through tho veins of tho Pilgrim Fathers
when they crossed tho blue waves to escape
religions persecution, and sought the New
World ns n home for themselves and their
posterity. Religious bigotry has afflicted all
ages nnd countries. It is inseparable from
the superstition which is inherent in tho uu
enlightened' mind. It is a perpetual attend
unt of all religions, and is rather antagonistic
llinn peculiar to that puro and liberal cliris.
tinuity, which pervades our Republican insti
tutions. It is ullicd to Unit fanaticism wlnVh
i. . .
mis given inriii to no many monstrous sects
m noliginn, and perverted the gospel from the
purpose of its founder, into un apology and
support for every disreputable Urn that
charlatans have palmed oil' upon our fallen
It entered strongly into Know Xothingism,
und much to do with tho reaction iu the pub-
he minil ugauist that new party, whose mush,
room growth could not assimilate a principle
so opposed to the catholicity of our institu.
tions. lint tho truu American sentiment
bears no-affinity to religious intolerance.
Such a relationship would rob it of its very
being, and make the fabric of national great
ness it has rented, to crumble into the dust.
Tho sentiment of which wo speak is part of
our national hie, and throbs in every pulsu.
tion of the American heart. Washington
commemorated it in his Farewell Address
when he warned us against "untangling al
liances" with foreign powers, and urged the
importance oi educating tno musses, as a
qualification for freedom. Who eould not
see in the burning words of that last mani
festo of the father of his country, a patriotic
warning not only against tho evil influence
of foreign Governments, but tho ignorant
multitudes who would flock to our shores,
and claim the prerogatives of citizens of the
model Republic, without identifying them.
selves with our people, or comprehending the
simplest elements of our free institutions!
Washington saw that our colonial tutelage
hud left us in tho leading strings 'of foreign
inllneiice. o wero yet nn infant nation,
subject to all the emergencies of a struggling
uutiouality. While nu had acquired politi
eal independence, we had not yet asserted
the supremacy of our commerce, our manu
factures, our mechanic nrts, or anything else
peculiarly American.
Fortunately tho exigenciea of our position,
nnd tho necessity lor subduing a new conti
nent to tho uses of man, havo stimulated the
inventive genius of the country; and in the
useful arts we have for outstripped the trans
atlantic nations. They have been glad to
follow our lead in this high department of
art, and havo learned to respect the genius of
our inventors, und the skill of our mechanics
and nrtizans. It will soon be our privilege
to lead the world in enterprise and commer
cial during, in manufactures and the arts
und to influence mankind by the furtility of
our genius us well us by tho liberality, of our
republican policy, and our free form of gov
eminent, Wo are , growing more indepeu.
deut of Europe, Willi the progress of every
year. The sentiment of nationality bus be.
come permanent nnd active in the hearts of
the puoplo, und we are less und less inclined
to tolerate the prominence which the foreign
clement has gradually acquired in our popu-
lation nnd government Foreign Immigration
will still be welcome to our shores, and the
blessings of our institutions will be extended
ns froely as ever to ihe oppressed of every
country! but wo niustbc allowed to ule
America after our own" heart, in accordance
with the enlightened priueiples we inheritor
from our fathers. This Is the American sen
tiiuent, mid foreigners (fill rail against it in
vain. It is n part of our nalinnalttv, nnd
will gain additional strength ns the fabric of
our greatness towers ubovo nil opposing
l-if The old belle und the fast girl are
sketched by tho Nowport correspondent of
the Tinios:
"A melancholy spectacle is tho old belle
not the contented motion, who. huviinr n.
joyed the )reslige of b. iuty in girl-hood,
subsides with grace i'i.i dignity Into the do-
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unfortuiiate cte.itifriTVr,6rte rHy pleasure
consists iu admiration, und whose life-lonir
motive is variety. The affection of youthful
costume, the childish lisp and inane ogle, the
artifices of the toilet, the eagerness for notice,
und an insatiable nppetits for compliment,
are, morally speaking, iu hideous contrast to
gray hairs, crows' feet, and the full-grown
evidences of maternal responsibility. To see
theso traditional charmers on the iiii lite for
beans among younger and fairer aspirants, to
watch the sickly smile, tho fitful glance of
triumph or envy, the faded yet uneasy look
and dubious complacency, und to associate
theso with ono who has gone through the
deepest human experience, und yet remains
frivolous and vain, is far more provocative of
sorrow than of mirth; it is old ago without
tho love and honor which should attend it
n phantom of folly, an effigy ol werldlincss!
Such a onn was found weeping in the corri
dor of the hotel here; nnd when asked the
camu of her tears, sobbed out, 'Xo one nd.
mires me now.' An old horse, pastured in n
lonely field to die in peace, is a more dignified
Vff" A bereaved mother requests the pa
pers throughout tho country to publish the
following: A boy named Junes Nesbitt,
uow about seventeen years of r.ge, left his
mother, Mary Ann Nesbitt, nearly two years
ago, to procure employment und assist in
supporting bis only surviving parent who is
un educated and intelligent h.dy in poor cir
cumstances, und who is. much distressed at
the ubsence or loss of her only son. Mrs.
Nesbitt is residing at Erie, Pn., and will be
most thankful for any iiifunuuliou about her
lost boy. "
Unaccountable. Ac'-urding to a letter
received in Lynchburg. t.,.ui n highly respec
table source, ays the Vir.riniin, a neighbor
hood not far from Scuttsvil.c has been thiown
into great excitement and. consternation by
the l'ollowingreinarkalileplienouieiion: About
12 o'clock'every day rocks commence lulling
and (lying in vcry diroeliuh around a certain
negro quarter, uUintiniJi.. until about 4
o clock in theni"Mo rfjJTid negioes have, in
couscquence, had abandon the houses. A
party ol gentlemen lia,d lelt Scullsville to in.
vestigate the matter. A minister who hud
been present vouches for the accuracy of the
An Exon.nois .Mass. We understand
that the Cliff Mine has shown a muss of pure
coppor which has been computed to contain
live hundred tons. Two hundred tons have
ulrondy been taken elf the mass. There are
about live hundred tons of masses in sight
beside this. The company are nbuut cutifu"
a snail inrougli to nuother Vein which has
oeen aiscovereil, and said to be much richer
inuu tiie one which they have been Working.
The cited of this upon the stock cannot but
uct favorably, aud we hear that holders are
confident that prices 'will reach thrcj hundred
dollur per share, aud no sellers ut that
lMl:e Superior Juurmil.
Mr. R. A. Alexander, of Woodford'
Ky., has visited all the herds of short horn
cuttle in Englnud lately, und shipped lor this
country forly-cight of the best nuiinuls select-
nt llieretroui, as also tweiitv-two South-
down slieeji. lie is said tube the largest
ioini-r oi soori-iiorn came in Muericu, and
every year he spends several months in En
gland, to attend Ihe fairs there nnd purchase
tho bent animals.
Coor. and Compact Tiro Sprinsfiold
.Republican says: "k has alwuvs been a mar
vel with us how Christian men could sport
with the ineleneholy h.illueinalions and ill
lirniitles of their fellow men, ns those are do-
nig for instance, who nre inciting the hopes
ui ur. jiciionv unniri Trail unit f ranklin
Pierce, of success ns Presidential candidates
iu 18i3."
t-ff" The Dutchman who refused to take
a one dollar bill because it might bo altered
from ten, prefers stage travelling to rail
roads. Tho former, he snys, rides him eight
hours for a dollar, while the latter only rides
him one. " Do beeples can't shent mo !"
f"A gentleman said ho would like fo
see n boat full of Indies sot ndrift on tho
ocean, to see which way they would steer.
Oh," replied a lady prosent, " that's very
easily answered. They would steer tothe
Islo of Man, to bo auro."
-f 1 here is said to bo u wotnau " out
west" who has had eleven husbands during
the past sixteen years. Tho "strong mind,
ed" om s talk of lunning her for President on
tho Woman's Rights ticket.
t-if Alter a clergyman had united a hap.
py pair, not long ago, an awful silence ensued,
which was brokcu by an impatient youth ex
claiming !
"Doii't bo so unspeakably happy !"
a mikeu's EPITAFII,
Hero lies Old Thirty-three Per Cent!
The more ho got tho more he lent;
Tho more ho lent the more ho craved !
Good God, can such a soul bo saved ?"
J-ilfLove your neighbor us yon love your
self, said a parson to an honest member
of his flock. "The Lord help him, then, for
I . hate myself like pizen' ever since I let
Righteous Skinflint oheut - mo out ' of the
bobtails! :nnr.'' .
The Peruvian nuvy is un institution, It
consists of three captains, eleven boys, five
llut boats and nu eleven ounce cannon. A
dangerous body, that.
GION. Tho following, from the N. Y. Express, is
nn admirable answer to thoso who nro con
stantly talking uboht tho principles of the
American party having a teudency to pro
scribe a ninn on account of his religion. Un
der the head wo have placed ubovo the Ex
press says:
'iS(is is tho cuckoo cry of a great many
unyoking, but echoing men against tlm
Auftrienn parly, which is wnrring w ith Para.
n.. n-. r-... I...I 1, . , ..I.
uu. . ..uuiNcinm. i-apacv, mai. Is wllvl
mice to the Pope of Rome, is one thin", und
L.aiiione.ism is altogether another.
What a man thinks of "Confession," "Trail,
substantiation," "Purgatory," "Nuuniries,"
"Monasteries," is bis own business, not ours;
nay, what he thinks of the Pope of Home is
also his business, nnd not ours until he
wishes to become nn American citizen, nnd
to share with us Iu tho partnership of this
Government when it does become our busi
ncss to u0-ar,ha.ber he, uuj partner in this
tfovernment, owes allegiance to "the Roman'
Potentate, or to the Government of the Slate
(if New York and tho United States of Amur,
icu. Partners in Government, thus divided,
owing double allegiances to contlieting sov
ereigns, cannot, it is certain, transact hfl--.iiiess
iu Government together uud henee,they hud
better never begin to try.
Everybody assents t'o nil this "but," says
the Roman Catholic, "1 owe nothing but
'spiuiTUAr. allegiance' to the Pope." This
has ever been Greek to us, and we could rend
Greek too, iu our earlier days, with some fa
cility, but tho nioro we rend' this Pupal Greek,
the older we grow, and the harder becomes
the understanding of such un nbsurdity.
"Tho Pope," says the Roman Catholic, in
substance, "bus my spirit, my tout, .but not
my Imdy." Now, if thu Cutholio would only
give his spirit to his his own couutrv, as the
rest of us do, the Pope might havo his tein
orulities und his body in welcome, the spirit
of a man, in our estimate, being of far more
iinportutico to have, than nuy of his tempora
ry possessions, or even his bod v. Indeed the
Pope may have any man's temporal allegiance,
if 1... ...II I .... I.. u:.. i .. n
ii nt- in winy yivu ion sptruuui uueiaucc
to his country. He who owns the miiol, the
spirit, the suul of a man, owns nil u man
Papacy, then, Papal allegiance, not Cath
olicism, is what we quariel with. Man or
woman muv worshiu the Viririn Marv till
doomsday, or believe in.the Immaculate Con
ception, or coliluss wives or husbands se
crets to the priest if thev choose and We
can vole lor, elect to olliee, and consent to he
gut (Med by such men. W may havo in
them that "surl of confidence, mid love, by
which we can trust them in anything uud
everything, when they net bf their own free
wills, under the inspiration of their own con
sciences, ai:d by thu conclusion of their own
judgment; but if a conscience in itome, 4,000
miles oil, is to rule them ii Roman ludg.
nient is lu be our judgment and Roman
will tne will over us tve demur to the
p.ntuciship and Jto tho subserviency. The
allegiance ol Americans to a Roman Poten-
tale is not 111 o allegiance of nn America
J o priests Catholis. priests to their
churches their ceremonies their burning
candles their Mftiii masses their rosaries
and breviaries tse may not object; Tho
duming magnificence ut their ceremonies may
uu usuiui, may ie necessary, peruaps, to over
awe, una elevate tlie unthinking mind ol Iris!
Spanish, or Italian multitudes. But to
prlet sent from Rome, iudcpemluut of us ull
not ol us, nor Knowing us, nay oiwn;
icmporui una spiritual ullegiunce m ail mat.
tl-is of faith and practice to a Roman poten
Uite, we do djiuur. -i tiai stupendous Hier
archy, of wi.ici; the Holy Father is I lie head,
aiid which die tales a priest from Auslria to
Hie Luited Slates, from Spain to Chili, from
tlieEiist Indies to the West Indies, is'a des
potism we will not, if we can help it submit
to. We uiiiy so love our own self-chosen
priest, tlrtit we may be willing our wives and
daughters shall enter his confessional, a most
lip to lip.andbreatheiiitohis attentive and Un
Uliouscar, the consecrated secrets of our be
loved homes and families but we. are not
willing to have that . priest forced in upon
and dictated to lis from Hume, 4,000 milesoti".
Tlie .Monarchy of Rome that stretches over
Us, Americans here, its authority, is .f ttri(
sort and class, that iu 1776 provoked re
bellion, unifin 135i is- provoking rebellion
now. .
Now dren, let it bo understood, it is not
npon a man's religion, or his forms of relig.
inn that the American party wars, but upon
American Pupal Allegiance, nnd Pap.il Gov.
eminent in America. Protestantism is, in
Catholic countrii-, "a crime," we know, and
punished ns "a crime" iu Italy and S;tain; but
CalholicUm is no rriuie here, disqualifies no
one for olliee, nnd deprives no one ol" citizen
ship.. Nuy, absolute Papal allegiance is no
crime here; every man that pleases enn be as
much of a Papist as he pleases. All tlie
blessings nnd privileges uf our country. ml
of our Government, -are recognized ris tirs,
even in tho American party. KrYe only that
with this man tnus owing' Papul aiisunee,
the American declines to share the p4rt-
iii-ininp oi me not eminent oi ll'.L cvun-,
try. Let us hear no more, then, of Vvf '
cuckoo crv, "Proscription because of Rcii- 1
ein.M " I
10?" A printer not lo-:,' ago being "flar;
by his sweet-heart, went to the otliee and tied ;
to commit suicide w ith the "shooting s'.ici,"
but the thing wouldn't "go oB'." The devn"
wishing to pacify him told him t peep into
tho sanctum where the editor was writing
duns to delinquent subscribers. He did so,
and the effect was magical. He say that pic
lure of despair reconciled Imu to his late.
ty A dispatch fioui St. Louis, dattd the
S5lh Inst., says:
"We nro in receipt of dates from the Great
Salt Lake to the 1st of July. The third crop
of grain hud beeu dtroyed, and the pros
peels of famine were still' imminent.
"The Hon, L. Shever, one of tho Judges
of the territory, was found dead iu his bed on
the S'.Uh of June, aud wo buried with great
The Columbia Times of Monday, sry
"We regret to learn that an elephant at
tached to liaih'V & Co'. Circus, while cros.
sing a bridge between this city and Camden
yesterday, became unruly in consequence ol
Ihe breakage of a plank, and killed oue if
the horses belonging to the company. The
keeper of the elephant, in the attempt to pun.
sk him, omitling to take the precaution to
secure him, was instantly killed by the en
ruged aiiiliial. The iiuiiio of the keeper, we
understand, was West, und hu had had charge
of the elephant for cihl or nine years."
If you want to get people daicn just trip
thoui up.
"Ii 11 not wwf Until vVn to clot,, our oes,
I'pon flip imure ky sni f.l(l.-n l(i?,t,
Dlithhii; rtif tf.'nipetH-ct"U'l ilolh MomfttmFii rtsn,
And glorious day mil. I nurken inlo bight?"
It Is n sad thing to be peevish, fretful and
discontented. There nre limes and seasons
w hen il is almost impossible to rally a re
nun kabls flow of spirits, even wlien tliero Is
rnpparctilly little or no cause for despondeuey.
l.ut these, with the great im.jori'y of the hu
man family, nre, or shou'd be, few and fur
between. There lire some persons who nre
constantly making ti.eiineltes ir.hnpp, and
without reason. 1 hey at r.-li. .i. r but tho
dark sidu ol' life, and close I .eirtvei and their
hearts to the bright. They get op ia the
morning, out of humor, hot w;; wiib them
selves but all mankind; ail tibe.-cttr thev
appear, or in u hitct .r tirct u.er hive power
or influence, they cl.i'l, 0;u-'vri- a- re
pulse. They p?m:'t tl.ru.. v, l.viii'-e it,
iaiu je doailes, fotiit1 rsi scj lu'wusce.
hetisions; and even if prosperous for the
present, they predict some sad calamity In the
future, and thus prove themselves morbidly
infirm, nnd in fact, insensible to the blessings
of Providence. The cflect is not only to dis.
Iress themselves, but to nnnoy and disquiet
others. They are in the moral world, what
a passing cloud is iu tho physical. They cast
a gloom over everything tor the moment, and
serve to drive away the sunny sinfliiences
which nro soadmirublycnlculated to brighten
the pathway of life. In what happy contrast
is thu cheerful Sjiintlho individual whose
heart is full of kindness nnd generosity, w ho
is ever ready to say u good word, or to do a
benevolent net, and whose duily life may be
likened to u constant beam of sunshine! He
may lie disturbed nnd depressed for the mo
ment, but it will only be for a moment. A
shadow may pass over his brow, and silence
may seal his lips, but his natural buuyuticy
will soon acquire the ascendant und his joyous
laugh aud cheerful smile will soon bo heard
and seen again. If he cannot say anything
complimentary, he has the good sense uud
manly feeling to keep his peace. If he can
not praise hu will nut blame. Scandal has no
charms for him, and malignity is utterly for
eign to his disposition. Ileconstantly tries lo
gladden and encourage, to cheer the despond
iug and uufuituuute, to assist and relievo to
the extent of his ability. The head of a house
hold, or the masterspirit of uu establishment,
possesses, to. a considerable extent, the means
of making or muring the comfort and happi.
ness of nil who look up to, depend upon, or
feel the exercise of Ins influence! Imagine u
peevish, fretful and dissatisfied individual un.
der theso circumstances! His very appearance
creates a shudder, tor ho is certain to Bay
something harsh, cold ur uncivil, and, thus to
irritatu Icelmgs, trample upon sensibilities, or
stimulate prejudices nnd passion. Hu is mis
erable himself and, according to tho old adage,
inlserry loves company. He moves about
like a troubled spirit, and instead of a smile,
a cheering word aud nn encouraging look, a
frown, a rebuke or a grumble are certain to
characterize his progress. HuW UlUcli belter
tlie gentler, milder, the generous uoliev! How
boauliiul are clit-erfulness, benevolence and
appreciation dr.der these eircumsl.iuces; iu the
- ,1,1,.,,, , . ,. i . ., , ,
one c..,c, U heart shrinks bacs, tlie lee.ings
revolt, and the sympathies turn awav, while
in the other, the cheek-glows with pleasure,
the fountains of emotion are filled to over-'
flowing, and a corTlul welcome and sn invol
untary blessing, are sure to attend, like in
visible angels, the coining and the presence of
tlie cheerful, the kind-hearted, the apprecut
ing and lo'e good.
Mourn, O njoicin hr.trt!
. The hours, are tit
E--ii oue some l.tasore tik-s.
L.teb one soe.e bieei brrax
And lc..te it dtin
Theeht 1 d.irn;.-bt draw sea.-.
Toy sun tlm vo 01?,
And leatv th-tf .n
Then wo urn, rejo ,cio ruMri
Tlie tow. a.- ijizl
He' "Met". O rev:- le3fC.
Trw hours iy fist.
VV iLii tMcu, svejtf si'iUlifm i n.
Until at lajji
Tfle red jina at Oe eaai
I)i-l we.ir n-,-Tt Je;:a.-t
Ai-i (him m past
Kejotvtt, UK-e, nij!llg neurv
Tile Jour J :,im-
IVht FvTTt.t !;. !. rs-w ' a .
posture ji osier rw trn'-T -i.i.l -fv..
price ul hutur irm;tiL tu ns 4n & x.:.
Hi x )."' ' '- ivusi
wucert and r!s j u 'wio l-
. For t 'surety ".ir i'r'a-'.i.
BiaiiOi .i !K-il .H.'S) !. Sv'Csl m; . n.-j; e .i-,;
liivv .va ji-iy i.'j B'.eo. jut csiino oto.
can euix'c. Lot can't su at U ,.,, Ma tt .it
lit- Fit. itch. I :. j-i.-.'t s-iw ,j ,Mi
out u butter i'. fie vnwj J1.....1. .
Ihe butter in ..sU'S.-.fvr. IHichet, itj it.
Joys couulic iwentv .- 3tl Jiv ,,.,
-nt . v.ajii Were 4. u-.ue U bi Uva .invi
Th.il'swby butur . - i .V JV,
An att tti! pio4..n j Niv.Nits w x--J !
the C-iV.lo Nit j, .'erv pcrvtiv.. -.t ..,p x-v '
made, on tho i.'ii Ja1. 1". i.
din;; was bk'n ui id't W .t J 1 at ; I
J00 person fine ts.a barrel tu d.is.-. i
Fearing liul another reewiutica h ut trein '
out, the soldier ru:.i tu ana, , i is,
iuhabiUnts, itnagimn; thu a eju-tiouJt 1
had happened, rtn atvut ui a front v c.:,.
lion. Tho window of the rv-.'.c-f were h-.
ken, and there are j me thik,in cf ih hstd
whether this was not a grand' tvu.p.rov to
eilerp.ito the royal f.Jiw v. .
An inventor of Incendiary balloon, of a
nature to bombard Sebastopol ia peculiarly
cllieicnt way, ha exhiuiteJ his. apparatus l
Ihe garrison ul Yiuccunes. ,'1'lie balloon
wu Inflated, but on rising toward tno em.
pyreau, from whence il itm to butter an iuj
aginary fortress, it caughl lire in the cave of
a school house. The second time, it burst
and nearly killed thu iuventor. The rather
dim success of infernal mechiues iu the ltul
tio is of a nature to dissuade from uttciiiptiii"
nuy in the Kuxiue, oue would Ihiuk.
: The Lynchburg Virginian says: ...
In tho course of the recent debrile in tho
Ilrilish House of Lords, on the Turkish Loan
bill. Eurl Grey made the extraordinary decla
ration, that no man In his senses could believe
that the Turkish. Government would be iu
existence forty years hence. No matter w hat
may bo the issue of the . w arbetweu Russia
und tlie Western powers, Earl Grey holds,
that the fato of the Ottoman cmpiro issealed.
The plain inference from his prediction is
that if France nnd England triumph over tlie
Czar iu the present struggle, they will nboU
Ish tho Sultan's Empire, and appropriate his
dominions to themselves, whilst the Russian .
monarch .will do thu same thing in case h
should bu successful. We imagine that the
sentiment of Earl Grey will not be particu. '
larly relished by the Sultan. This feeble po-.
teiitale is styled by the Queen ol England,'
on nil public occasions, her "faithful ally;
nnd ho bus been taught to believe that the
Eastern war was undertaken fur tlie sole
purpose or defending the integrity of his em
me. Uefore the war commenced, it was
proclaimed again nnd again by llrlilsli states- .
men of nil parties '.hat Ihe continued rxis.
tenco of the Ottoman empire was iibsolutcly
essential to tho maintenance of the balance
of power iu Europe and that the Sultiui's
throne should bo propped lip at all hazards
and at whatever rost. Rut uow one of tho
most distinouished statesmen of Enohnol de
clares, with the most perfect coolness and
nonchalance that Turhvy cannot possibly
exist, as an independent "potter, forty year
longer, aud that no man in his senses expects
that she will. This is but u reiteration of
the sentiment of the Czar, that the Turk is
"a sick man," and lliat measures Bhould bo
Inken relative to the disposition of his. prop,
crty after his deecaso.
A Small Potato Husband Lost. Mrs.
Smith has lost her husband. She suspects
that he ran sway with another man's wife,
wliich, of course, Smith oui'lit not to have
done without her consent. These Smiths
particularly the masculine Smiths arc, as is
notorious, a rather scaly set. Several of them
have been tr ins-ported to Botany Hay, and
iiutte n number havo lieeti hung nut enou"h,
it would seem How a smait.proper woman,
like the InJy whoso advertisement wo copy,
ever allotted herself to bo wheedled into
marrying a Smith, is"not clear. It is pleasant,
however, to know that she bei.rs up against
her atlnctions like a true woman. All she
asks Is to gi't her touguo at Ihe rascally ab
sconding Smith for half nn hour, and she will
be satisfied j' Perhaps, after all, it was a con
siderable amount of experimental knowledge
of tho power of Mrs. Smith's tongue that
caused Mr. Smith to decamp. If so, it
is is not likely that 2 wilt tempt him. to
But we are anticipating the advertisement,
which wo publish as found in the Mount Hol
ly Minor. . ' . -
.Mu Husband Gone ! 7'mo Dollars So.
ward, 1 feel il to be my duty lo inform the
public that my husband," Gcorgo Smith, has
left me, without any just cause and, as it is
believed that he has gone off with (mother
man's wife, 1 dciro to warn all women from
having anything to do- with him, for if be
will desert one, he will another and no con
fidence can be placed iu him. -
He is of short stature, rather stout, dark
complexion, jet black hair, and pretty good
If he has taken another Woman with lilui,
u 1 uliu ' 1 ''I consider him rath-
tr "small potatoes," and never live with him
hx t fMi Rkv , st.u ,,;, fl,rul)0ut
half an hour, just to let lrlni have tlie length
01 my oni;ue ana on: woutun 1 1 give it lo
him! Auyl.odv who will brine; him back, so
thai lie cun have my opinion of him, shall re
ceive two dollars of hard earned raoner.
Ml. Holly, July 30, 1855.
ri-ssr Svens 0.1 a New York Fzrrt
Soat The ferry boat between New York
asd Jersey Ci:". a few dajs ago was the
scene of an occurrence not very often wis.
j cecA
I Ou i'rloay week, at noon, the day being
r.i.-u 41-ir.y pleasant, and the lady psssea
' ;r, :..Vh ly the tia . . aipriscd only about
c':, tv se.itud Dj- tn lhe benches en-'-
vyrr ; tie sensory. Prcttr'soon a shout woe
', . . - - '
. t'.e Ucirtai'. rtbhed into the !-
r.iH:'Mzl Ji-v -. f.vre .t afloriJ
1 S.-vi W.niaa endarinc
- -ia- ta.ic- t ?--: -ST": f-rsj palH-nc.
" t-o iii-i at utcsNvUv t,-4 (doftsw
.-:..! j jujet. s&s ti s.i.iai sqr; sralk
1 r. u'e; .a.:-- -iao pre pars
: "-? i -it ?: -r-ri- fcntrper. Of
.-u.lr-x. ? ja-ult. r;.;.ir l 3Tw o-'lnitt, oftfllS
-...-e'. r --: v-st--je ..i:uu. or-seir-t.
,r 'nsotanu 3:g;ii. rmJ) for ad.
. 11 T:
ion w-.v. !ti h-'tmittul Mlr-ilK!: Utf
i-;.' a - il mum' in, lv.tiuu.
' 'nn ' - o-I MH, III OMWISst
f JIV.H .11 S. Ki ' 'Uiv Afl .jj" UOUP
u.,..i.;i,i, ., n;, .him airaii at a
.1 A ' 1
t i. ...1.--, ...n. ,M "Jn, li..!,.-, u,.fcHMt aust,
1. .1.. i a. 11.111 irriitmia.lnal
t V. - 4. . , t -t.
-tsi .4 ss . r -'"" e
"t .,"".'' v --t t 4 ojsmv at .r v-as
I." t Ji'.. 4..;a7M.rt-..,
l ii'i.t i.' ti -ns 'A' Vv X-iSi sliV
1 att :-. -. -, -. jv:-i.,- v tza?
-l'l 4 0v ..itsi -cu 1-r "-si1.
' -t. v 1 i .i.,. .--4 -v .4 a j-a fas,
V-' -" 4 JV"
i.-V srf X-.f a. ;v
--.. r.takal
V-;s-.'.ii t-v-: 0a the boA
sN Mte? as j-oea,
Kitnsn uk paa-
4 is j .-. 4 c-: -:- k k
Aji it OA?? IxotSut clpptarvd In,
W4?v. et a j tj t-Ni-.r . taniily aoma-
Therv in Wn-nUr rme itf allett J slaw
po:.a;i! now fader inteattjalwniu London.
A;t'.'.t:.-.ra, tveupvin; a re.vsrubl post.
Hun, is rharvsj with having destroy Ml bit
wile by (he admiuMtrntionol continuous, kill
uiitiutr, des.- of arsenic; and lh medical st
tcnduut testify to their suspicions, sod to
their having watched the process, ss it were,
but U hating been coiiivlled, from fear of
distoirbing tiieir wlienl's mind, from luterfer
euce. Some of the pruoia soems very strong;
but it must not be forgotten that there is a
theory touolrrn i.rseiuc, which, il tenable,
overthrows many chemical tests upon which
reliance is generally placed. So says thf
1-otidon Jlluslratei) Sews,

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