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What littlo tilings may sweeten life
If wc but view them rightly 1
Our drakest moments oft are rile
With pleasures beaming rightly.
The mind that wraps itself in grief
Anil vents it* vma in [ir.unin,.
? 5>vau*u^,
Would never gain one hour's relief,
For Rges paso'd in moaning.
Look always on the sunny side?
The sun is ever shining;
The shadow may be dark and wide,
But 'tin no u?c repining.
Nay, tho' the huh seem vawish'd quite,
We are not unenlightened.
The glittering stars show bc?t At night,
As though by darkness brightened.
i our path may bo thro' deserts drear,
But springs e'en there aro flowing,
Keep up your npirits, never fear,
Heaven utill in joy bestowing.
Ah a bright ttower that may bo found
Where all besides is dreary,
Bcems to shed sweeter fragrance around,
In comfort to the weary.
Just bo, a joy the mourner sees
Am. 1 the gloom of sorrow,
t>~ '
a uuvikvd uouoic power to please,
And strengthens for the morrow.
Then let us alwo.ys look for joy,
E'en in our griefs invito her;
And what would otherwise annoy,
Will holp to rankc life brighter,
Many years ago a lloosier, who had
just struck New Orleans for the first time,
after his flatboat was made snug and fast,
went up to sec the sights of the city. Passing
St. Charles lie stopped immediately
in front of the St. Charles Hotel, and,
looking up seemed to scrutinize the building
with the eye of an architectural connoisseur.
After natisfying his gaze he asked of u
passer-by what buildincr it wn? nn Wnn
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told it was a hotel, he enquired for the
entrance, and being shown, he ascended
the steep steps. Approaching the office,
he enquired for the landlord, of whom he
enquired if he could get 'a bito' to cat.
Mr. E. R. Mudge, who was the host at
that time, and who is a host at all times,
humoring tho fellow, told him ho could
do so by paying a dollar. After considering
for some time on this item, and
gravely lookintr hia in
'Well, I'il go it?tliar's your dollar,
whar's your dinner?'
'Wei!,* said the other, with a smile, 'it
is not ready yet, but take a seat at the
table there, and you can amuse yourself
with the papers for half an hour, when
you will hear the irnnor wl?ir?k ?rsn
0 .. .?tvu nut iiuunii
you th?i dinner is ready.'
'The gong, what's that?' asked the
'Oh you will find out when you hear
it,' replied Mudge.
Satisfied with this answer, the Hoosier,
after looking wildly around him. snf n
and rummaged over the papers. Time
speed on at its customary rate, when suddenly
the gong sounded, and as usual
the crowd moved for the dining room.
Recovering from his astonishment at
tho noise of the gong, and scattering the
delicious fumes of the dinner, the Hoosicr
made a rush through the crowd for a
scat, b"t being met bv the host he was
conducted to his allotted chair. The
gentlemen seated on each side of him, an
vroll na 41%a *-? * *
..v.. ?7 viiv guiiuciimn opposite Mm, had
their wine before them.
Alter finishing his ?oup, and having
liiu plate well filled, tho Hoosier observed
the gentlemen helping thomselves freely
to -wine, and so, seizing the bottle of his
rij*ht hand neighbor, he attempted to help
himself, when he was modestly informed
thnt the wine was 'private.'
Tlic Hoosier did not seem to comprehend,
and with a blank sort of look resumed
his knife and fork. On laying
them down again, and having apparently
come to th/? conclusion that it could not
all be 'nrivnto* wln? *'?J L-,J
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his left hand friend's bottle.
'8'm, if you please, sir,' said the oftended
individual with a fierce look, "that
is private wine, sir.'
The Hoosier looked still more astonished,
and finding it a hard caso, thought he
would make another trial any how. So
reaching across the table, he seized the
bottle opposite to him, and was just in the
act of lining his glass, whor. his vis-a-vi*
--1 J ? *
MT-ounoca -private wlno, sir, if you please,'
and withdrew the bottle from the fearful
leakage it was about to undergo.
The 'green 'un,' becoming enraged at
being tbiied on every side, and observing
that there was a general simpering ana
tittering nmong the waiters, turned on
the servant who stood at the back of the
onnir, nnd who hnd tnken away his plate
for the fifth or sixth timo, and crica out
to htm with an oath to bring back bis J
plat*, and that if he took it away again, |
'he'd be dod-rod if fc-e didn't d Iraw his |
pickcr on him,' nnd, a* suiling the action j
| to the word, put his hand into his bosom,
showing the handle of a huge bowie knife.
After this, things went on quietly, till
the desert was put on the table, when a
large dish of 'Charlotte llttsse' was set
right before the Hoosier. This he immediately
drew nenr his plate, and looking
right and left at his neighbors, ho helped
himself to u large portion of it. Keeping
his eyes fixed on the dish, whilo eating
he perceived his right hand neighbor attempting
to withdraw the dish from him.
'No you don't mister, said the Hoosier
to him, 'that tkar puddin' is jtrivate pudrfinV
The left hand gentleman, not observing
what had passed, there said?
'Allow me to take this pudding, sir ?'
'No, you can't take that Omrpud&iri?
said the Iloosior with a scowl, 'that's prit'S.V
pUddtn',' and he re-helped himself.
Shortly after, the trontleman onnositn
was in the act of drawing the dish over
to him.
'Hold on, mister,' said the Hoosier, with
a look of triumph, 'I'd have you to know
that that puddin' is private puddin','
while at the same time lie put his thumb
to his nose and made sundry gyrations
with his fingers. 'You can't come it over
me,' he continued, feeling that a joke had
been practised upon him. 'Private wine,
The nttention of the table being attracted
during the latter scone, the gentlemen
around burst into a roar of laughter,
and soon the whole sionr wos whispered
from one to another. The thing took so
well that every gcntloman was induced to
send his bottle to tlm Honsi^r with
compliments, nnd our 'green 'un' soon bccnmc
os merry ns ft lord. Hiccoughing
os he left the table, he turned round to
the gentlemen and said :
'Well, old (hie) fellows, you (hie)
couldn't fbic) come it over (hie) me wilh
your (hie) privato wine.'
The glasses fairly danced upon the table
with the uproar and laughter which
this last remark created, and the Iioosicr
staggering out of the room made the best
| oi ms way to ins boat.?TV. O. Pic.
The distinguished William Wirt, with.
in six or eight months after his first ninr'
riagc becnmc addicted to intemperance,
i the effect of which operated strongly on
the mind and health of his wife, and in a
few months more, she was numbered
with tho dead. Her death led him to
leave 'he country where he resided, and
- he moved to Richmond, where he soon
rose to distinction. But his habits hung
about him. and ocrjuuonnllv !>? ???
_ , ? - ? - ? --j ??v (i uu (uutivt
with iolly and frolicsome spirits in bacchanalian
rcverlo. His true friends expostulated
with him, to convince him of
the injury he was doing himself. But he
still persisted.?His practice began to fall
off, and many looked on him as on the
sure road to ruin. He was advised to
oret married, with a vipw nf
habits. This lie consented to do if the
right person offered. He accordingly
paid his address to a Miss Gamble. After
some month's attention, he asked her
hand in mnrringe, she replied?"Mr.
Wirt, I have been well aware of your intentions
for some time back, and shoulu
have given you to understand that your
visits and attentions were not acceptable,
had I not reciprocated the affection which
1 A v. - v . . v.
2 uu vtiiivuu iui me. uui i cannot yield
ray nsscnt until you mnke mc a pledge
never to taste, touch or handle any intoxicating
drink." This reply to Mr. Wirt
was as unexpected as it was novel. His
reply was, that he regarded the proposition
as a bar to all further consideration
of the subject, and left her. Her courso
to him was the same as ever?his, resentment
and neglect. In the course of a
few weeks he went again, and again solicited
her hand. But her reply was, her
mind was made up. He became indignant,
and regarded the terms she proposed
as insulting to his honor and vowed it
should be the last meeting they should
have. He took to drinking worse and
worse, and seemed to run headlong to
ruin. One day, while lying in the outskirts
of the city, near a little grocery or
ffrocf sllOD. dead dnink. n vAiinn ln/ltr
w ? # ' " J s ?/
whom it is not necessary to name, was
passing that way to her home, not far off,
and beheld him with his face upturned
to the rays of the scorching sun. She
took her handkerchief, with her own name
marked upon it, and placed it over his
face. After ho had remained in that way
some hours, he was awakened, and his
thirst being so great, he went into the little
grocery or grog shop to get a drink,
when he discovered the handkerchief, at
which he looked, and the name was on It.
After pausing a few minutes, he cxclaitned?"Great
Hod! who left this with me!
who placed this on my face V* No one
know. He dropped^ the glass exclaiming,
"enough! enough 1'' he retired instantly
from the store, forgetting his thirst, but
not th? dfilumidi Hip linn^b^.- ? ?*
, Hill
lady, vowing if God gave him strength,
never again to touch, taste, or handle, intoxicating
To moot Miss G. again was the hardest
effort of bis life. If he met ber in her
carriage, or on foot, he would (Jodge
round the nearest corncr. She at Inst addressed
him a note under her own hund,
I inviting him to her house, which he finally
gathered courage enough to uccept.
He told !icr if she bore nfFcctIon for him,
he would agree to her own terms. Her
reply was: "my conditions are now what
they ever hare been." "Then," said the
disenthralled Wirt, "I accept them."
They were soon married ; and from that
day he kept his word and Irs affairs
i Li i ? i
ui ijjiiu-i.ru, wiiiic iioikjio turn ifluriCSgntnercd
thick upon his brow. I lis name lias
been cnr&lled high in the temple of fame,
while his deeds, his patriotism and renown,
live after him with imperishable lustre.
How many noble minds might the young
ladies save, if they would follow the example
of the heroine-hearted Miss G., the
friend of humanity, of her country, and tho
relation of La Fayette.? Temj#rance Ban
According to the estimate of the Hon.
T. Butler King, says the National lntelligcncer,
when a Rail lload across the Islh- '
mus is completed, with tho akl of steamcrs
of a speed of twelvo miles nn hour, i
the voyage from New-York will be com- '
pletedin the following time :
To Calcutta in 4*7 days. ,
Hnnfnn O/l it
V/,,,,W ??? U\J
Shonghne in 85 "
Valparaiso in 17 " i
Calfao in 12 "
Guayaquil in - 0 "
Panama in 7 "
San Bias in- 12 "
Ainzatiniiin 14 "
Snn Diego in - - - - 10 "
San Francisco in - - - 18 "
What a commercial revolution is here
prefigured! The Isthmus Rnil Road
will coat, R is snid, but a million of dollars
to construct it from Panama to the navigable
waters of Chagres river. The whole
length is 40 miles, summit level 300 feet,
curvatnrcs with no radus less than 1,500
feet. No grade will exceed 50 feet to
the nnlc, whife for much the greater distance
(say 36 miles out of 46) no grade
will exceed 20 feet to the mile. Some of
the grades on the Boston and Albany
Rail Road arc 83 t'ect.
Refuok ov a rodder in a durial
Vault.?The Cork Constitu ' m contains
the following:?"Tho parish Church of
Carrigrohan was broke- u into last week
through the vostry-room, and a window
sash, some brass and iron articles, and the
hangings of the pulpit were carricd off.
On the following day the sextoncss was
walking through the grave-yard, when
hor attention wns sudaanly arrested by
two hands whioii she perceived thrust
through a hole in a large vault, and drawing
towards thera a piece of coffin-board
to stop the nperture. Being much alarmed,
she went for the police, who returned
with her to the spot, and on looking
into the vault, they discovered a living
tenant comfortably stretched on some
grass aud straw, strewed over coffinboards
and human bones. With a skull
so placed as to answer for a pillow. Thev
instantly summoned the strange tenant of
the tomb to 'come out nnd appear,' which
he seemed very loth to do; and it was not
untill they threatened to fire at him, that
he come out and surrendered. He was
a most forhiddinnr InnLinr* villnln "
o ...8
Death of Charles Albert.?The exking
of Sardinia has not long survived his
nbaicaticn. According to the Courier
des Etats Unis, he died almost immediately
on his arrival in Portugal, June 9th,
of an indisposition, which, though regarded
as slignt at first, terminated suddenly
in death. The English papers make no
mention of it.
Worth Remembering.?He who is
passionate and hasty is generally honest.
It's your cool, dissembling hypocrite, of
whom you should beware. There is no
deceit about a bull dog. It's only the
cur that sneaks up and bites you when
your back is turneu. Again, we say, beware
of the man who has cant in his looks.
Recognition of the Hungarian Republic
by the U. S. Government.?It was mentioned
ft few days since that Mr. L. B.
Breisnch lind petitioned the U. S. Government
to recognise the Republic of Hungary
by the appointment 01 a diplomatic
agent thereto. The New-York Journal
or Commerce states that Mr. Breisnch has
received an answer to his application, and,
aft it seems, a satisfactory one.?Telegraph.
Disgraceful Mot between the Oranyemcn
and Cr'holies?Twelve Killed?Severeral
Ht. John, (N. B.) Julv 12-p. ra.
About half-past ten o'clock thit, forenoon,
the Orange Protectionists left the
city ahd proceeded towards Indinn Tnwn
for the purpose of meeting several lodges
at ihai place. On their wny thither they
were attacked by ? party of Chthollos,
A serious riot ensued, during which
12 persons were killed, ana several others
badly wounded. The military were
called ou' and quelled the riot.
Montrkal, July 13.
A sorious riot occured yesterday in
Quebeo on account of an attempt to estnb
lisli Cholera Hospital* in populous parts
of the city. Several of them were destroyed.
Nothing but thg usual 12th of
July riots occured irt Montreal and 8t.
$1 per aiti&tim-lii advance:
XffE Publisher of Richards' Weekly
Gazette announces that he issued the
first number of the above work last January,
with a view of affording to the Hoys
and Girls of the South a journal of their
own, in which instruction and amusement
shall be happily blended.
The Schoolfellow contains articles, both
original and selected, from many pons
thnt have written charmingly for the
young. We will mention the names of
Mary llowitt, Miss Sedgwick, l'eter Parley,
Miss Mcintosh, Mrs. Oilman, Mrs.
Joseph C. Neal, Mury E. Leo, Miss Barber,
and many others might be added.
Many of the articles in Thf Schoolfellow
arc beautifully illustrated, and the twelve
numbers of one year make two volumes
of nearly 400 pa^cs and one hundred engravings,
of wh?ch, every boy nnd girl
who may own it may be proud.
terms.?1. Kach number contains 8?
pages, and at least 8 engravings, nnd ?*,
issued on tho first of every month. 2.
The subscription price is One Dollar a
year, in advance. To Clubs : 5 copies to
one address, $4 ; 10 do., f 8 ; 20 do., $15.
j?3T There arc many schools in which
at least twenty copies may bo taken, as
the price to each one will be onfy skventy-five
Communications must be post-paid and
addressed to
Tiik Schoolfellow, Athens, Ga.
J J\ R111. O V. T it JL M M 1 K ft,
Will pmeticc ? tV>c Court a of Union,
Spartanburg and Orocnvillc.
Ail business committed to his care will receive
prompt nnil faithful attention.
1T?V. T\ t\r ? '
nun. jI. !I AU MN, IJlliail, D.
T. O. P, Vkrnok, c. e. ?. n., Spartanburg, S. 0.
May 18, 1840 1-tf
1st Division, S. C. M. f
Edoefielo C. H., April 30, *4C.
CAPT. W. B. IOOR, having been appointed
and commissioned Aid-de-Camp
to Maj. Gen. Bonham, with the rank of
Major, will be obeyed and respected Accordingly.
By order of Maj. Gen. Bonham.
a:.i ,i. n?.
June 0 4-8w.
Ilnnnali Clayton, Applicant.
Charlea Allen nnd Wife, Surah A. Allen,
James Young nnd Wife, Mary Elizabeth
Young, John Thos. Clayton, Robert
C. Clayton, Stephon Q. Clayton,
Margaret Clayton, Jesso M. Clayton,
Defendants. ?
For the wile of the Real Estate of
John Clayton, deceased, not dknafuvl nf
by Will. And it appearing that 3'ohn
Thomas Clayton resides without tho limits
of this State: it is therefore ordered,
that he do appear within three month
from the date hereof, or his consent to
said sale will be taken as confessed.
W. D. STEELE, o. p. d.
Ordinary's Office, )
June 1st, 1849. j" 3-m3
in tiik com mom pleas
Henry Whitmire, ) Dec. in Attachment.
vs. V E. M. Keith
John Bishop. ) Pl'ft's Att'y.
The lMnintiff having this day filed lii?
declaration in my office, and tho defendant
having neither wife nor attornoy
known to be in thin State,?On motion;
It is ordered, that the defendant do appear,
and plead or demur to the said declaration,
within a your and a day from
this date, or Judgment will be entered by
W. h. KEITH, c. c. p.
Clerk's Office, )
May 10,1840. J 1
In Equity.
Jane Barton <b P. Aicxander,
Adm'x, & Admr. I
v*. {
John i#add and Wiley / Bill for Relief.
R^avos and Heirs at I
I^aw of B. Barton, doc'd, J
It appearing to my aatisfaction that
Bcnj. F. Barton and .Joab Lewis and
Wife, Phalby, Defendants to this Bill of
uompiuni, reaitio from fWfl without the ,
limit* of this Htate.
On motion of Whitner <k Harrison,
Comp, Bol's., Ii in ordered, that they do
plead, antswer or demur to the allegation*
in said Hill, within three months from the I
dato hereof, or their consent to tho swine j
will he taken pro e<m/e$90.
M1LK8 M. NOUTON, c. k. r. u. ]
Corn's, Office, Pickens (J, II., 810. )
June 8tfy 184P, ]
j i f ?<?! "KHJIARBH
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scries of the "Southern Literary Gallett^"'
?the only weekly Journal, South of tho
Potomac, devoted to Literature and the
iviis in general?unci designed lor the
Family Circle.
The Proprietor begs leave announce
that, on Saturday, the 5th of May, he
issued the first number, for the second
year, of this popular and well established
paper,?the name nnd form of which he
has changed, to enlarge the scope of its
observation, nnd to otherwise increase its
Less exclusively devoted, than heretofore,
Literature, the Arts. and Sciences.
it will be the uim of its Proprietor tomake
it, in every respect,
"as cheap as the cheapest, and as good as.
the best!" Utterly discarding the notion
that, a Southern journal can ot compete
with the Northern weeklies, m cheapness
and interest,
shall be equal, in mechanical execution
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ncss and value of its contents, second t<?
none. Its field will be tiif would, and
it will contain, in its iwnple folds
Every Sjxcies of Popular Information,
Especial attention will bo paid to the subjeot
scholastic and domestic education.
Numerous articles, original and selected,
from the best sources, will be published
weekly, on
and these departments, as?, indeed, all
others, will be frequently
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lVKWfl t
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Hon. Robert M. Charlton,
J. M. Leynre,
T. Addison Richards, JSsg,,
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~ - ?*7
Jacques Journot,
Mrs. Caroline Lee Ifcntz,
Mrs. Joseph C. Neat,
Mrs. Witttiim C. Richard's,
Mrs. E. F. Elicit,
Miss Mary E. I<ee,
Miss Mary Bates, ^
Caroline llormrd,
Mrs. C. W. DuJiose,
Miss C. W. Barter,
besides many others, Whose names ar./
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Stolen from the subscriber's stable,
near Storeville, S. C., on the night of the
Oth, inst., a Bay Horse, with no particular
marks recollected, except some
harness marks. Any information respecting
the horso will be thankfully received;
nnd the nbove reward will be
paid for the delivery of wild horse to mo,
together with the thief who stole him,
with evidence sufficient to convict him.
June 30, 1840.
Merchant Tailor,
Would respectfully inform his friends
nnd tho public generally, that he has on
hand a Fink Vauikty of
CI ?
oatiwkth, 1 wkrd8) jykntucky jkanh, ac.
Ah Assortment op Hkady-madr
which he will sell ohcap for Conh.
The public lire invited to call and eft.
>minc his Stock, before purchasing clscPickerts
C. H., May 1840. JMf
inr Mol^.
A pair of FRKNO-f Htfmt MILLBT0NK8,
measuring 3 feet 10 inches
elien in diameter and 11 inches in depth,
The above may be seen ?t the (Iristn
mill on the Kstnte of the late Col, John
E, CoJhonn.
June 30. 9 it

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