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"We will cling to the Pillar* of the Tenmple of our Liberties, and if it must full, we wiil reri.sh amidst the Ruins." VOL UME V. NO. 40. uEDGE FIELD ADVE RTISEM W. F. DURISOL, PROPlETOR. TER M S. Three Dollars per annum, if paid in adbance-Three Dollars and Fily Cents if not paid before the expiration of* Six Months from the date of Suhseriptior and Four Dollars if not paid within twelve Mont hs. Subscribers out of the State are required to pay in advance. No subscription received for less than one year, and no paper discontinued until all arrearages are paid. except at the op lion ofthe Publisher. All subscriptions will be continued un less otherwise ordered before the expira tion of the year. Any person procuring five Subscribers and becoming responsible for the same, sball receive the sixth copy gratis. A deertisements conspicuously inserted it 624 cents per square, (12 lines, or les;,) for the first insertion, and 43j cs. for each continuance. rhose published monthly. or quarterly will be charged $1 per sitare for each insertion. Advertisements not having the number of insertion, marked on thetn, will be continued until ordered out, and charged accordingly. All communications addressed to the Editor, post paid, will be pronitly and strictly attended to. Fall and WitICr Goods. T H1- Subscribers are now lec.iving froin - New York, Philadelphia and Baiti:more, a large and well selected as-ortwi-t ,If DRY UOODS AND GROCERIES, CoSISTINo IN PART OF Mackinaw Whitney and Dudle Blankets. Children's Rose Blankets. Negro Blankets. Plains and Kersey*, feor Negroes. Plaid Lins.-eys. Plain and Figured Red Lindseys. Super Blue and Black C:uths. Low Price do Steel %lixed do Lion Skin. Mohair and Filot do fur over. Coats. Blue, Bhack and Fancy Cassimneres. Blue aid Black Casinera. Steel .\tixed aid Catdet Grey do. Walen awt Silk Velvet Vestings. Silk Satin, and Valetntiine doo. Kenitucky Jeanos.froin 5n ets. to $150 per yd Red and White Futnela, Gre.-n and Yeiow do Double and -ingle width MIerintos. Mouselaine de'Laine. very tine. ! ouselaine de Laine'. at (Ij ceute, Plain and Satin .triped Shaibeys. A variety of rn-sh and Ainerican Prints. Second 'Mon r1ng dai do do Embroider, d M,-riti Slhtwis Changeable Dana!,k Silk. a spleidid article Ilighland and Blanket Shawls. The Alpine Shawls-a new article. Dantask Table Covers. Irish linen and Long Lawns. Fancy plaid Shawls. Heinned. Stitched and ni'broidered Iand kerchiefs. Swiss, Book and Mull .inslin. Jaconet aid Cambrick do Ladies Worked Collars. Black Lace Veils. Black and White Grecian Bobiinet. Black Italian and Gro de napl Silk. Do Mationy do do Sinshew and Sarsinets, Figured Colored Silks for Dresses. " .ick Satin do do Brown and Ble:ricd I Ioneetpn. do do Drilnitig, Gloves and Ilosiery. A i.o, A variety < f Get len and Ladies' Slios. do do Boys' and Misses' do Ladies' line kid SIippers. Misses' do . do Negro Shines. Aeghorn anid Straw Bonnets, Mis l-'nglishi Straw do One gat i , ii..::rnd Msses WVVR IlH I..'eET1S. Saddles B~idles ad M 'rtinogals. Girths andl %Sneiirnles. Wacuoin aind Driver's WVhiips, Twig Wips, &c. Sperm and Tallow C~aadle, Soap anid Lump) Oil. &r. &c. AI.$o, AN A5soraTi.:- or HARDi'A RE AND UICROCE EIV I'A fE. ALao. Bagging. JBale Rope and Twinew. All of which they will sell low for CASH, or on tame, to puncitual etistomiers. Th'ley res~pec fully invitet their friendandl entstomers. anad the public genierally to call iad ex:nninen their Stock and Prices. tCoim :mtd see, we will chaurge you nothinag for lookinrg. BLAND & BUTLER. Sept 14, 1840 if ;Gi AIEW GOODS. T 11 F Sinheeribers imvae init received from Ne w York.,m a genueral ass'njorme't ot FALLI AINI ISTNLER GOODi.S. in theair line oif Bii-ines., coin-it ing iii part of Blue. Black. Woa'ol-dye Ilinck, lom iile Greeni. aind It i Gren. ('lithi, Woeol-dve lack. ltivisile Green, and Dia Cadet. Bllue \l ixed. anud SteelI Mixed Cloths.I Plain' Blue. Black. Woi:-dy~e 1lark, ad a flue aqwrttment 0t Fatner Caisimrerea. 'Weoollen Velvets-.aln''eiu liain and fligunrd Hlats, Uimbhrelha-. Coll:irs Bn omns. Stocks-, Ready mnade ConitiiFrick~ Caas. ( ver (Coa;ts. Parntaloiiis. Ve't. Shirts .\ eriniu uad C'otton Wrappers atnd rDrawers,. ari rmia nthiers aur ticles in~thieir linte of flusinegs, which they will have mnfde~ tip at short Notice, andr in the most bsho~a~cSk, BRYAN & MINOR. T~$gfiel C.1. ct.Mrrhant Tailors. I Ag~ dC c.6h14 fa New FunI unu Witasr Goods. liE Stlis. riber i:tke's great pleasure in anioiincgtq! to his rieds aid lte public generally. that ie is now r.- eivinig aild open. i: g his '.ILL 'OCI OF e1OUDS. wiiil in a few da% s % ill lie complete, consistiog in pall as focllows: .15 pieces suceper aticy English Prints and Chintz. Aionrning and 2d Moning do 40 tit51.1 pieces American fiency do from 9 ti, 25 cts per vard, Kentucky Jeas, hinut 62J to 31 (10 per yd. do do Super invisible green, new style, Super '11ack Bonhicazice. Fancy Chalileys. (biandsone patterns,) S'2d Mormiiag and Black dn . " liack Italian Lutestring Silk, ." Gro ie Swiss d) Cnl'd, Fig'd. I'lain and Plaid do "Scotch Ginlghiams. (wide) S5-4 Victoria Shawls1, (rich bordered,) " Adelaide, do (Satin do " Palcy Silk and Satin do " .1. Delane do Ladies' Plait anit Ienstiched Linen Cam bric ilandkerchief, - - Red and White Flannels from 37.1 cts. to $1 per vard. Thread-. igigs. Insertings, and Swiss M us line TIru~nings, Ca-simeres and Satinets, (variontes qualities.) Stper do di (tiew% style.) Swiss, Jaconet, 31n;l and Checked Alutslinis, Irish Ltnts, Long Lawtts, and Linen Shepetinugs. 51 M. Delaie. fAr Ladies' Dresses, " 'I nglinat Scarrs. Ladies' super Kid. Sulk. and Doe-ekin Gloves, ftetns' Beck. Thibet wool. and 1loskimi dip Brown and lleached Shirtings & Shee'tings, Bird eve, 'I'able aid Towel Dialiers. lilack,'.nic Silk. and Worsted Ve'stings, Blue. Black and Brown Brocad Cliths, Invisible Green and Cadet mixed do Black Itlian Cravats, and Silk Pocket Iland kerchiefs, led Tickintg. Russia Diapers and Napkis., Super Botnet aitd Tatlita R ibbois, Ladies' and .\is-es' Eitalish Straw Bonnets, (e Cw style.) do do Iloods. Black and White Silk Hose and half Ilose. Blak, Slate colored, and White Cot toil lolne. lack Worsted and .erino do Also. fin' Whitney and Duiilie 3lankets, Also e-4 aid 9. Negrroi do A ita good asmorttiten-t of Ne'gro Shoes, Ment' fine Cuir u.eotz, atd Ladies' Kid Slip per,. Alsoa gieral nasoiitent of Ladies', Mens', and lYs' Shole-. Striped I--ey-s. aid Waslhingtoi Jealts, htida I fill.v. lir hlse servalls. Kerevs &c.' for Nerces frim 25 to 37.1 ets. per vard, Ako. a 'goo ansrtment Miens' and Boys' II:et. and (';its, Al-lo. Crick-ry. liardoware. fun (olery. c 3 (en' (cthe olfall descritions . ny t) #1r.er at 4,oirt-st :itier. %% ith inmy otherit a el.-- toll tcIfdious toi . Inmiterat-- all -f % hiteb1 vili e sol as im as the maikit can aetird. [ th tter myself with Ile hoipe of being-11 able to rive 2u4 oI satistacltctione ti to). cmseoter5 and tIhe c-li generallv. wh may vor ite with a cal ;1onds.will lie sold low to tuicin::f en'tstotiers mi lor Carsi. F'eeling thaiiCkul fir the libecfral r: ron-e heretoliare becstoiwced ol uhie old firm. I Ihpe h1v strict attencetion to hnsiness, to merit a o iutiua'-e. of the same. I.. n. PR'St.Y. d:.cfdld C. IT. Pct. 1. 1-10 1 : D 1ASOXT ION. T II F'irm heretofore existing itdir tie ee't if Nici uc.sois & Pit' IseV. 1 tlis l:yv dei.se lveid hv mnital consent. A il per. s imchedatl te its s ici to he 1st .I January. 184c0. aret I-guestel t conmi foriward aznd settle h.eir noteis 11-.1 acreounta. dThpy will be fiimid at their coldi tanid in the lnd& of.' E. V) *Presley, who is Icly acidbori-ed to s'ttli te hntiness nii'the con rern NI- 0'?. r~dge-lield C. I1 IO (ct I. l-j I ?-WGrn EtciutEmt.ui, C. I1., Oc-r.5th, 15.10, Onnn. Nec 1-i . T l ecgienits cciii raimg the se'~ci Bf~iriae. ccl Scuth Caerolinci cl ilitia, aire h erehv ircleredc to esemblce~ for dill ancd review, at he'ir respictiveI plces of' pa~radie, ccl the fel Thle 7tti liectimnt, (Col. Wi;'fal;'s.) at the Old Wells, elI \\t edncecday andh Thuirsdamy tfhe ithl and 291th instant. The 10t (life gimecnt. (Ccoi. D~enny's) at II ichrids.oni', onl Fr'iday andi Sacturdaey the :30ih anI :3st ii.staet. ThIe 9thi Retegimentt. (Cccl. Iliii's,) at Lowe's con eiedaiy cand Tucesdayv the '2d ancd :rd No vembier. The 8tha Regimcent. (Col. Blracdhcys.) at Mfor row's old fie'll. ein WV~e'sdayc cand Thuiirsdcay the' 4th cand 5th oef Nocvemer. T 1he ih lte:-ient, (Cocl. ltecberson's,) at L omx~'s, one Fridaey and Satuerdaey the (6t aind 7th Novmbelr. Co:icetes cctaccmm imine~egimenitsc are charged withi the extemc.icn ofl this order. as earids their respeicit ive l esiimtlit. lThey are n reqir, dl in make Regiecetal re innri s tigreeably tot the form1 hceroete ttrmsh i'd, en thir rsti.'ctcve dayvs ieftcrevw. Tle lirigadie~tairwill attenld withtout f'urthecr By order eef'Brii. Gen. EVntsnu. ~B.F. NlCIII SON, Brig. Major. O )ct. 5, 194l0 ci 'i OIDElS No.;3. E iWAhIt lI. lIDWARDS, I'sq. hacving bectei uly elected andie emitimis-iede Ma 1crGem'',rudl' ihie '2d Dviicon of zSoucth (Carn lic '!iliiia. 'will take racnkl as .\ajor.Gencerail friim te '2'2d dayi of Jluine. 1"44. antd will be re espiectdl and cc:ecevel accordhingcly. liv orde'r of' lie' Commttandlee-in-ChiefC JA S. JON~ M, dt. ad lnse;ir. Gen. S ept. 8 (C) f 3t2 BO'E & JOB PRINTING O F Every diesc'ription excentedi wvith neatness aned despntchz.nt the Ollice ...r t.h,'e WPELn A n'J*R'r.sERi.I pX THE FIXIN; FISH. "When I have seen thy snowy wing O'er the hlw. wave ofevenitng spring, And give those scales of silver white, So gaily to the eve ofligit, As irthy lrame was formed to rine And live anilst the giorions skies; Ai it has made! me lroualy reel, Ilow like ti-y wings impatient zeal Is the pure soul that seems to rest Upon the world's ignoble lreast, Biut takes the plume that Gild has giv'n, Arid rises into light and heaven Dit whena I seen that will nso ibright, Grow languid with a moment's liglht, Attempt tie pathts ofair in vai, And sink into the waves agaim, Alas! the- fittering pride i< o'er Like thee awhile the! soid may sonr; Bilt erring man must hlsh to think, Like thee again the soul must sink. Alh! virtue. whetn thy clime I seek, Let not my spirit's flight be weak Let me nest. like this feeble thing. With brinestill dropoping frim its wing, Just sparkle in the solar glow. And plitge again to depts below Bit whin I leave the grosser throng, With whom ily sol lt 1thilt dwelt so 1oag, Let mue in that aspiting day Cast every ling'ring stain away; And pantIg lbr tly purer air, Fly up tit ottce, and fix it there." &co1's Mahga:iae. F rum the Charleston Ccuricr. NArURn's CHILD. I calnlot envy him. whos heart No change or feeling knows; Who, il e meet or it lie part, No sigil of feelitlg shows. Ile tmay be like the plarid stream, So gentle and sere-, That every cljeit still shouild seemn The samne continnois scene. Bilt, like the Spring or Summer day, I would lrefer Ill le; Alteriaie cloud id .-unny ray, Who would not rather -ee I "Varietl 's the spice of life," And thiongh the Summer storm, When cait's the elemental strilfe, Is seen the rainbow's lori. \ntd n% h-enl tie stormu-la.h'dh oceani-wave, By liererst winda is drivea; No terror feels the sm-atnait lrave. Whose trt-t is fix'd in I leaven. Who cal admire the idcespre:d plain A il de.wrl if it lie! Or who call lear tile long-sinn strain 0) unchatg'd melody? Give me the earte witlh hill and dale, In every varied form; Give mne tihe inttaian amd the vale, The Itiet and the storm. Give ume the lighttnint's vivid a_sh, 'Te thuntader's mtighity ron~r; Aund let met hear thee hlillows dash Agntinst the rock-girt shore. Let me se'e Natutre all arountd, Ilon~ ever datrk ear wiki: With her be-witchiing spell 'ma bottud, Fori I amt Natture's child. INGOGNITO. Int ple'asantt anud ini cleendiy wenathter "'is larel to paert, whten frienads aire edear Perhaps 'twill cautse a sigh, a tear Thuen steal away-give little wvarning. Chootse vton our own time Say not "good maght," Butt ina sme barighter cliime. Winm "giood tmorinit!" Mats. BAnnCAUT.n. IMhis.cllaneous. TIlE DEVIL UNDE-R TlE BED. Several vyears ine,% whIi leirtneying in the state ou New-Yoark, I had an initerest int coinversationa n ith a fariend otn te sub-. je-ct or t~tIemp ~ere whIieb madelr anii nelli ble iminpression on my miind. Attorng rther t hingus, hte ret ted the followinag cirentmal St at'e: e"In lhis v'ilatLe, (a irhIe) at shrt dienneete fram m ay hue~. livesr a mnia nand his wvife, boetht ofC whomu, foturofr rtive ycairs since, wer~e idrnnknrels, bt notw they aire soberr iad inrdutstri ells-tire v'itlunttble memi hers ofi siociety. Thei haisciary oaf their mtor ni defo'lrmti on andh reformtiion is as li letw<. Somie tent years sincee they wrei mn r'ied. They were from i respeetable fauarliesa: 'heir protperty conasidlerable: nmi t-mnelves naeh houaght of itt ther village. Whten t oy wereC mnarriedl. thery made a splelidied wetddlint, and all were talking of the happy cotuple, and of their flattieringr ropets A fter the marringe evenine T'is parsed, nnd they cleverly located ill nI a ftie luse nid pleasait place, in the full tide of prosperily, imich company came. Friends often called tocongratuilaie them, and take a glaS of f 'god1 cheIer.' With thl-ir friundl Iliny drank and draink g.-in, Iill they bcanme exceeding fond of the liquid poison. It was not ;n year from the tittie the ipuial knot was tied, before tone would inquirr. oif anot'her and n..other if there was not somethin singular at times in the appearance and conduct of this late hinippy pair-ometinig that indicated a degree of intoxication ? Soon- nfter such inquiries, it was whispered around thait he had neglected his businese for some time, and thatsie made I floor house-wife, and that their properiy would son be gone. At length the fct came fully out that they were drunkards. They were often seen intoxieated. Many wondered at the great mod stidden ela:e, and lamented their ruiti. Piiverty catne otn ipace. Friends expostulated inl vaii. They seeined to care for nothing but the intoxicting glas<; and lhey who itad been mieh loved. began in be slitinied by all rsespectable persons. They at length became so fnil of spirits, :In to drink it several times in the night af ter they had retired to rest ; and the better to aerom-iniat tliemselves, tle-y placed a keg of liquor uder the bed, out of which they cotili easily draw to satisfy thie crav ings of appetite. One Iiglit, as t lie ius hand aiwoke fromn his stlumbers and ihiought of the tumbler ard the keg; otlher t liotgls ruhied in and troubled him. lie retcted upon what he once was-the pride of at fI'mily, respected and honored by all. lie retelcred also upon the poverty and disgrace he had bronght upon himself, up. on the wvretehted coudition of himi If and eoipaniionl. They had fallen fnom a high elevation. His heart neled. It was too paitnful to be endured alone. lie waked up his wife, ai with, a voice of-alarm said, Dear S- , the devil is under the bed! She, somewhat frightened, demntd-d an explanation. le thent told her of the thought whiiob had been pssimn tlirongh hii mind, and spoke of the awful inhitence which the 'criler' was exerting on them, over %-hich t hey had been sleeping. They talked and wept, and talked aigain-anid enine fill to the conelusion that Crilspir its had be-en hatntin their 1'onse ever since they were niarried ; that one had eren got ten undcr (he bd, naid that it was not safe to have him there ;iv longer, or to harlit ny V or his kindred associates in their habi - tatIon. They therteftire celided it eject hiei all. The husmand th-n spirantg ip, seized first tle ettemy nearest -it hand, -;Tepped to the door'atid dlashed him henid lonig. The wife in the mean time so.i I igh1t; he- hii-e w-as lioroighly sereld. ;,nl eiiiri-ly -xorinvied. Anl- since that houir: (voutinnied my infor1-1mant, som1e wh-ei altininiatel) tlhey biia'e druti oi spirits at all, and arne doing well-are tesp'ctedi, beloved, intlistrinis and prileit- lfit ntfiiiring prtypnv-yes, !!,ey are duing w F:.." Zion's A dlrocate. Fnn the !-ar'eors Button. A POLITICIAN. Peter Uruni wais in a dilapidated condi ion-out at lb 11s.it at knees. out of slpirits, amti leanig ont (if ite window of a lIall co, ty1 grocery-n "out-and-out r" in every respect. For some time lie had leen silent. absorbed in deep thought which lie relieved at iiterval !IV spitting throti li. teet hi, and sicratchiig his head. At leigth Ianriig I deep sigh, lie spoke: "Thje3 used to tell mne, pmr n,-i your trnst in princes-nnd I hav'nt None of 'em never wanted to borrow nothitig of te. Princes! pooh! pit not your trust inl politiiierr<-them's my sentimeits Thair, n tiw o tiijumns abon~t that. llliv'iit I leen suervinC my1 cotuitry these five yeairs, like a~ paitriot; go'inl! tO harhle rues, anid gettig as bIte ais bilaizs; takin prtpers on bothI side is, ao nev tier piayin ihr 'eim; fighting at every 'leetion, and' get ing lekeil too: ent i ICount fifty broken nioses, anid hleaps of blaick eve-i, got fhr ithe good of Our c-utitry antd thle Ippula rity of otir alleged rightt, and al fir whatI Why for nawi hin. I fatty gonid has cotme oitt of it, the coitfry has put the wuhole of it in her pocket, antd swinidle-d me oit of fity earn ings! Rtepiibllies is ntii-rteful. 1 did'tt want no rewanrd for tmy services, I only wanted to bie took care of, nind have nothi ing to) di. heing took care iof wa:s ihe main thiinC. Ripulies is uingrarcfiil, I be swaiggefred if thev isn't.'' "Oh! Pete, shut tip," said ,Jo Sonhht hi- neighbtor, --what tmtnkes y-on iride that high horse wheni you giet hamtfonzld quit, and ctomet hiome. Yu never shouldIt havye set olit to lhe a polititiotter, wihen yon've sich a goioid trade.'' "Traide ! ye, hut whaint's n trade w-hen a fteller's got a soul? Trade. I loved my contry, and I wanted aii ollic-! didn't cre what, ifit was fat and easy. 1 wvnn ted to tatke enre of myv conitir v, and I wanted tmy coutiry to takeecare of me. Hecad -wor'k ik the trade I'im tmade for, for tal kini, ithat's mty litne. Talhkiing at ain s fern, Groceries. Justticesu courts, ally whinr. I enno talk all tday. so havec the eatitn fix nsi, and il igneri. B Lt botIihl tat ies is all alike. I've been on till sides-itriedl 'emn uid knw-notne of 'em gave ine anyl hing andil-blsti 'emi, lets lign ior. I ills, Jii, give us a pint. and drtit tmy skini if I A Curious Fac.-Aerording to the late eort of the wuirden of the St ate Prison ini onecitiu, thle w ho!e numtiber of prisnn es is 169. Of t hiese one It iundred andi eight tad beeti intemnpeirto-attd seventy-eight ba been rumn-selers! LARGEANDSMALLFARMS. We ha ve heretolere alluded to the ma nia which seemts to lie clhrished by the I faririers in this ucouttry fAr large farmis for cntivating mlanv actes of land. This subject is well hlacta(led in the flillowing I article from the f:tirmers' Cabinet. "1 wish my brother frnies n ould think very seriously oi the advantage to be do rived front the system of euitivaling no more lind than cin .e well munired. The desire for more land has been the ruin of thousands, who would at thais time have peen well ol, if their friends had deprived titem of oue laIf tlie nnmnber of acres which they at one time possessed; whiles the extra labor mad anxiety con seq ni mupin a businessso spread abroad, are all that aniy have ever gained, and all they hadl a riglht to expect to obtain. A nd it would ap1'pear te be a Aitality to which persons of this sort are sibj.et for they wnil surely he alble in see the nose in the middk oft/he face--liur otte is not more plain tian the other. If ar aeres of' h;and1al canl he made to yield as much its one hundred, merely by concentrating upon the imians of ian preemnt, the labor amt care necessary for the cultivation of one haudred acres, lto result must be profit tar mtind, holy nnl substancee, absolutely as. innishing! Now otylv for a moinent cainn late the dilTerence In *inhor, in hauling the ninnure over (ne hunditilred neres instead of tent, anm alter that the spreminga it abroad' aheen coes ion limes the ploudailing, Sow in.g witt tet ties th e quanity of seed, hoe-haarrowie, mowing e)r reaping, mel hinincl i and rakin oivetr one liidred acres instead of tean, an extra carrying erops; and after all tis, ten times lite rent to plf- I declare it appears to 1-e at vpe Cies (or insanmiiy, this desire liar more laml. I hnve lately seen a farm where all these evils are e-o:bodied-of excellent natural fertility, fuid large aid lying on an easy declivity, with every facility 11r perma nenit improvement, mitarl of the richest qua;ality ina the middle of ithe esiate, and ithin three eci of the surface. Now, it tie owner o this fine farm of alhont Iwo 1hundred neres, would confine his labors to ten acres of land adjoining his house, and tgiving all the rest to the stock upon the flarmaa, ontly nnwing the wpeds to prevent ietem firon seedliang his and his neighbiiors Innd. I believe he wotild lien mnke a pmfit. whila at present he must make a loss. I wais told yesterday of t faimer who citivated otie nere uof land ndejoining n lield of girty acres-oth were platitert with irye; Md at harveer a het was Iad: lint the yield of the one acre wns eqnal to that of the thirty neres; this was, low ever. lost, flor the erop of the thirty acre, measuareel exnetly three r/uurters of a />ush Iel mohre t.an the one ;ere-:iese fieldls I have see, thisi dai . :and I have' ;il.;o seei anoiher liel. wYhire the oewier olE'red to, dispose of the crop of rye for a diolr an Icre, hllt could get to purchaser at that Nwec, is it not mach bletter to dohle a he cropc than to douible the mtunilher of acres. Bult I have land lying- belbre me, whiel wotll yield five hundred per cent more lani it now does, by extra mannement. Ax OLD Fmanman. Goon H.snourio.-Tlie following is Irom the Baltimore Sin. We like that woamati: A ynng gentleman ofthae Eastern shore Soie limae since, a year ni least, it mn. have beent a wa, professei to leave h. - smaiinen- with hile charns ofa fair daughte. of the same portion of this good State of Maryland. lie sought her heart, and rannd it; le askeel poissession of her hand. and it was not refiird :o lima; lie promised to taIe pu.session of it and its owner. for life, eemicngat to ahe foarnms of thce law matrimoncial, on a day namredl in the cor. tact; whticha promaise. when thce ime for its faaInienet aariv'd, proved to lee tn bt-t te'r thana ta oni thce fitre of a shilaplaster of an exploed 'iatitiorn."' lI Iwaas noCs- o t com a ibus--not to Ice m ir rieal. IThe yeounag lady be haer dikappeiint mena as shte baest might. Certaina it is tha't she dlid noet permaiit laer hteirt an lie blown* a to atiamts; for' recetly she maet with Item fammer faillhess bientu and hutsband eleat in this c&ty, ivhco was acain brught ian his kntees hlbire the shcire oif her hceart, lay thec unfaidede freehnaees oef hcer ehnrmcs, athe audimeac'd birighatness of' her flashcing eye, catnd athe attcarucishaed istre eof her heonnac v in a'I irs pahases acr t poeinlts of view. [HIer heart as again siiughat, and her hand alsra, as an indispens'able companion to it. Th'le laidy tunered the dlec'iive monirsylhla Ile .eyes;"a thec day wvas fixed fort the naup tinls, ;and all die usual prep~aratinns tmale lay thec geldliman~c-the "hanppy man,"' as lie deemedi hcimtself. The day arr'ived, atal sia did ilhe bridegroom,-ev'ery bondy and every thicng nrrivedl. save and exceplt the braidle. It was now lier anra teo hennon -et noni-rome' at-ihuns, and ,he wa~s so. Th'lis wvas reat hli; tionc. Ladeir's, idoun't you thcin k shte served hima right? lied Blugs -Recenct trials hnv~e r-staha lishted that the planat kno0wn ato bottanists as callede "Water pcepper" tor "Samart weced,"' tand whlicth may hae foacnd ini erent ahaun dance along ditches, roads, lanes, arnd learni yarids, is an e(Tetun atnd certain destroyer af the baed-hing. It is said to exercise lthe same poisonous cel'eet oan thce flea. A strong dectection is made of the haerb, aind thce pnaces inafesteed nithe the itisect are carefully washed alaerewith. The plant tmay also. with much advant age, he strown about the room., D)REAnVUL E.ARTHQUAKE.-Tbe ae ontfl of the ffling of a part of Motung %r:irat sha'ken down by tin earthquake, vith a terrible desirtion of human life S contfirned. The St. 'etersburg Abeille lt Nord ofl September II ibl. publishes the 'ullowmog letter, dated Tillis, Aug. 13th: "You hanve, doiubtless heard, of the ter rible earib iinjuke of Ilonti Ararnt, which Im;s totally destroyed the town ofi lakiteho van damaged till the buildiinsnt Erivao, ind devastated tIhe two distriets of' She rotir aid mnirnate. in Armenia. All 1be rillages in those districts have been de sroyed. The earth i rent in such a ma 6er, that all the ctton and rice plantations have perished ir want of water. But the most awful event has taken place in the neighborhool of' ilount Ararat. A con sidelralle ro'k was loosened from the moun a in, anid destroved every thing in its way fir the disiane of seven wrests, (nearly live English miles.) A mon other, the great villn!e or Ak hooili has frid thle rate of Hlerenilanennm and Poimpeii. A bove jone Ihonensnd in hahirants were hmried under henps of rocks. A thick iliuid.1which afterward he eaTI' a river. rain from tihe interior of tihe monttinn, whieb was npened, and follow in the snme dirretion swept over the ruins. anid carried " it Ih it tle- cropuses of the tin frrmtie iiinabitants or Akhotli, the dend n nion. In, &e. The shock coitintned to ie fl.lt every dav in the thove mentioned dis. trietq nd entirelv laid them waste: then the shocks b'Venme I -s frenqent. Arnrat is not yet <liie, the day before yesteiday I was awakened by two violent' subterrane jus coinmmotiots. E.xrtvi.-Every atnimal eats as much ii it can proenutre. and as mteh as it cal told. A cowi en tis buii to sleep, and sleeps mt to ent; andI, not content with eating 31l day long, " wice it slays tihe slain," and pats its dinners o'er again. A whale sval lows 10.000,00) of living shrimps at a. irauglit: a nursling ennary bird eats it. )wt hutlk in a lay, and n enrelpillar eats 300 times its own weight belore it lies lown to rise a butterfly. The mite and lie maggot eat [ie very world in which they live; they nestle and build in the roast *eef, and the byena, for want of better, cats himself. Yet a maggot has not the gout. nnd the i whnlo is tint subject to seitatica. And the Esquitmaux, though ie cats ten piunis oi seal, and drinks aI gallon of oil at a neail and thotih his meal lasts as long hi tmcat, is neither ironbled with dvspep <in. toothnehie. or hysterics. .4 Usefid Recipe.-For c.,hildren .filic led with -spas, colic, gtipeint pains, in. warl fit-, flu is, acidity in the stomach -nd1 bowels or diarrhnclt, arisiog from these auses, Ole follonwing safe anid mild car m.ntivi, will int a fiw mtinutes allity the pains, spasms or colic, correc the aciditv, i that lhod will remain easy in the stort whli, dispel flatilnice, act ing at tie same time as a. gentle stimulet, stilicient to -nrC ordinary eases of dinrrhen. strb-th. ming tle stormach ;nud lowels for their prnper and leialty netions, is aliirably uliapted for chilnren eething. Take ear. Iniiate of nagiesia. three scruples. white mlaar one ontie, oil of peppermint one Irop, oil of numitteg one drop, oil of noni, need four drops. linettiro of assafoetmh uventy drops, compound lincire of car ['mons forty' drops. peppermint ivater lirce fluid nitnees-ma ialf rea-spoonful to ie eiven to a child inder three months, in -rcisitng a tea-spoonful for every rntiout; n age. The (lose may be repented (shoulf iv .)il) every fifteen minutes for two hours tking it well before using it.-N. York IrishL Wi.-A g'enuine "son of the liod* amte itnto onr ollice the other day, and isked the ratecs of' advertisittg for a situa ion. Trhe price we told himt wouldl he. ime duilbar fotr three insertions, and oine lollar undlsecvnty- five ents, for six. "A lollar'," said lie, <erntc'hing l.is paute, "nfor he first three timres, andi ihre qutarthters 'or the las; thrne ; wvell thin, my darlin,. 'ithi an' we'll httn' it int tbe last tbrae.." "Pitt onti your tongute a little lntheltr," aind a physician to a fe'male patieut, a 'little l'trt her mna'a m, if., o please-nt lit Ie fortlher still." '-Why, Dioctor, do yount hink there is no enud to a womani's tongne?"' ?rie~d the fair invalid. 0/do Ekretion -Returns from 77 contn ies give the liarrisont ticket a large ma ority, and renderitng it certain that the itaute will 2ive him its elector'al vote. Dr. Dtuncan htas been hentten byv a v'ote of 162 tn anmilton c'outnty. There has beetn a ;ain: of fonur Wlhig members of Congress. Texas (says the Now-York 1ierahl,) has set'n recogntisegl as a Repnbhlic by Holland, mdtu a trny no' ntoty and conmee, sign. di by Geten'ral .Tnmes llamilton lbr Tex s, ntid Bartotn Verstock vant Soeleni for hollun d. The vote on Ihe qutestiotnof the retroces, on of the towun antd county of Alexan, Iria, to the State of Vir'ginin was takenon, I'nesdny, and wuas larely in favor of' that neasure.-Bat. Amen. 1%grancy in New York.-Dutring the ast tmoth otne hutndred and twienty tivo mtgratnts were sentt to- the penitentiary, 'rotm the lower police offce only. The tumnber of' commnitmntts altogether wias tnnrecedentedly large-N. Y. Sten.