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HAPGOOD & ADiMS. IDfltt SLOCK. 51 ifirrkh nniilq Soiirniil, Druotrb la rfrtioni, Slgrirulturf, Xitfrahirr, 6itufiitia:i, larul Siitrlliarnrr, anil )t 3!cmn of tlje Daij. (TERMS r ONE DOLLAR AND riTTT CXIfT f rim AUSTIN. I ABTASCK. VOL. 39, SO 50. WARREN, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1, 1855 WHOLE NO. 2026 Poetry. [For the Chronicle.] THE SLEEP OF DEATH. BY S. MOUTON. - TtU lit 1mu m.rc, tkcitkall r nud l ' lef." fit. They tlumber on ; OTer their dreamless bed. Through countless years, the tun ha risen and set ; Ages lure passM since Lore's last tear was shed Upon their mossy tombs ; they slumber yet : Till the exploding heavens shall pass my ; Till tlx bright son his azure path forsake ; Till God shall wrap the dim, expiring day In pall of darkness, they shall not awake. Cnnumber'd millions hare been laid to sleep With lor'd ones, o'er whose graves they olteu wept ; Their children, born a little while to weep. Now slumber where the parents long have slept ; Wbile o'er a dark and desolated world The troubled wares of sin and sorrow break : While Death, with his terrific flag onfurl'd, Marches In triumph, they shall not awake; But, in the far, dim future. Faith descries A glimmering dawn advancing on the night ; Ire long the Sun of Righteousness shall rise ; And all his glories burst upon the sight : And when th' arch-angel's voice, the trump ol God, With awful peal, the universe shall shake. That powerful voice shall pierce the dark abode Of slumbering millions : and they ikmll awake. BUILDING ON THE SAND. BY ELIZA COOK. Tia well to woo, lis veil to red, For so the world hu done Since myrtles grew and roses blew. And morning brought the sun. Bat lure a care, ye young and fair. Be sure you pledge with trust ; Be certain that your lc ve ill m ear R-yond the days of youth. For if ye give not heart for heart. As well as hand for hand, Toull find youVe played the "unwise part. And 44 built upon the sand. w Tis well to sire, tis welUo hare A goodly store of gold. And hold enough of shining stuff For charity is C3ld. But place not all your hopes and trust In what the deep mine brings ; We cannot lire on yellow dust Unmixed with purer things. And he who piles up wealth alone, Will often hare to stand Beside his coffer chest and own Tis built upon the sand. Tis good to sprak in kindly guise. And soothe where'er we cane Fair speech should bind the human mind, Ar.tj lore link man to man. But thou stay not the gentle words. Let deeds with language dwell ; The one who pities starring birds Should scatter crumbs as well. The Mercy that is warm and true Must lend a helping hand. For those who talk yet fail to do. But 44 build upon the sand."" BY ELIZA COOK. Choice Miscellany. [From Boynton's "Journey through Kansas."] THE AVENGER OF BLOOD. A few years since, at the base of an Indian mound, a chief resided, whose young daughter was a girl of uncom mon beauty, and this beauty was but the external manifestation of a pure and noble spirit. As a matter of course she bad many admirers among the young braves of her nation. Her nature was above the arts of a coquette ; and loving one among them all, and only one, she hesitated not to let her pieference be known, not only to the Young Eagle, who bad won bet heart, but also those whose suits she had rejected. Among the rejected suitors one alone so laid it to heart, as to desire revenge. He, the Prowling Wolf, was filled with rage, and took little pains to conceal his enmity, though be manifested no. desire fur open violence. Both these young men were brave, both skillful iu the use of wea pons, which far away on the buffalo plains bad sometimes been used in bat tle , but while Young Eagle was noble, generous in spirit, and swayed by such high impulses as a young savage may feel, the Wolf was reserved, dark and sullen ; and his naturally lowering brow seemed, after the maiden had refused him, to settle into an habitual scowl. The friends of the Young Eagle feared for his safety. He, however, was too happy in the smiles of hiti chosen biide to trouble himself concerning the enmi ty of another, especially when he knew himself to be equal boih in strength and skill. ' The Indian customs did not peimit the young couple to be much alone with each other, but they sometimes contrived to meet at twilight on the top of th's mound, and spend there a .happy hour. Young Eagle was a favorite with his tribe, except among the kinsmen of the Wolf; and among the whites, too, he had made many friends, one of whom, who ha:l hunted much with the Eale. o bad given him a Colt's revolver, the on ly one owned in the tiibe. Delighted -with his formidable weapon, he had - "-canie skill- One summer evening, just as the moon was up, Young Eagle sought t!.e (op of the mound for the purpose of meeting his future bride, for their ap pointed day was near. One side of this mound is naked lock, vhich for thirty feet or more is almost perpendicular. Just on the edge of this precipice is a footpath, and by it a large flat sandstone rock, forms a convenient seat for those who would survey the valley, while a few low bushes are scattered over a part of the crest of the mound. On this rock Young Eagle sat him down to await the maiden's coming. In a few moments the bushes rustled near him, and rising, as he thought, to meet her, a tomahawk flashed by his head, and the next inttant he was in the arms of a strong man and forced to the brink of the precipice. The eyes of two met in the m)onlight, and each knew then that the struggle was for life. Pinioned as his arms were by the other's grasp, the Eagle frustra ted the first effort of his foe, and then a desperate wrestle, a death-wrestle fol lowed, in which each was thoroughly maddened. The grasp of the Wolf was broken, and each instantly grasping his adversary by the throat with the left hand, sought. his weapon with the right, the one his knife, the other his revolver. In the struggle the handle of the knife of the Wolf had been turned in the gir dle, and missing it at the first grasp, ere he could recover, himself the revolver was at bis breast and a bullet through his heart. One flash of haired from the closing eye, and the arm of the dying warrior relaxed ; and as the body sank the Eagle hurled it over the precipice, and in his wrath fired bullet after bullet in the corpse as it rolled heavily down ; and. this not satisfying his revenge, he ran round and down to the side of the mound, and there tore off tne scalp of his foe. The young 'girl, who was ascending the mound to meet her lover, heaid these successive shots, and knowing well from what source such rapid discharges alone could come, hastened on, and came just in season to see the Eagle scalping his victim. She soon brought ber family to the spot, and every circumstance of the transaction showed at once the danger ous position in which the Eagle was pla ced. There was no witness of the com bat, no means whatever of showing that he had smitten the Wolf in self-defence. The number oi ball-holes in the body, and tearing off of the scalp, all seemed to bear evidence against him, and he knew that the friends of the Wolf would take advantage of every circumstance in order to procure bis death as a murder er. He felt that death was certain if he submitted himself for trial, and he there foie determined to defend himself as Ixest be might, and wait the result of bis only chance for life. These Indians observed the law that was established among oriental nations long before the time of Moses, by which the shedding of blood may be rightfully avenged by the nearest kinsman of the slain, while the murderer, in this respect, is an outlaw, will of course defend him self as best he may. And at the same time the friends of the deceased are at liberty to accept a ransom for the life of their friend, and often if for a time the murderer escapes the blow, of the avenger of blood a compromise! is effected, and the affair is settled. In the meantime the avenger of blood assumes the office at the risk of his own life, for if he falls retribution is not demanded only for the blood of the fit st one slain. . The young Eagle at once took his res olution, sustained by the advice of his friends. Completely armed lie look pos session of the lop of the mound, which was so shaped that while he was himself concealed, no one could appioach h.m by day without being exposed to hU fire and he had two devoted and skillful allies, which, together wiih his position, rendered him far more than a match for his single adversary, the avenger of blood the brother of the Wolf. These allies weic his biide and a lanre sara ciuus hound, which had long been his hunting companion, and had guarded him many a night when camping on the prairies. The girl had in her veins the blood of Indian heroes, and she quailed not. She demanded, with lofty enthusi asm, to be made his wife, and then, ac quainted with every ttratagem of savage war, and with every faculty sharpened by affection, and her husband's danger, she watched, and warned, and shielded " '- vciv art that this roused spirit ' ;h could be safely night, lie attempted lo ascend the mound, but scarcely r.ould he put his foot upon its base before the dog of the Eagle would give his master the alarm, and then to approach would be only to go to his death. It was a mystery Jiow the Eagle was supplied with food, for the young wife showed no solicitude, and jet no one saw her form, or heard hei footsteps on the mound. The brother ol the Wolf knew well that the Eagle's wife must supply him with food, and determined, if possible, to entrap her. He therefore stu-.'ied and imitated her gait, he obtained opportu nities of obrcrving her dress, and when he felt thai he was perfect iu his part, he ariayed himsell one evening in a dress the exact counterpart of hers, with a knife and tomahawk concealed beneath, and bearing some food openly before him, took, just at twilight, the common path up the mound, where he knew the mere sour.d of footsteps would be less likely to alarm the dog or his masU r, and he hoped lo approach so near with out suspicion, that he might by a sudden rush secure his victim. His plan was skillfully executed. He imitated well the light step of Eagle's wife ; the ap proaching form was one familiar to the dog, and be had not caught the scent. Ho wagged his tail as he lay with his eye fixed as if he wouid 6oon bound up and forward with a welcome. The Eagle addressed his supposed wife in gentle tones and bade her hiistcn. The blood avenger was within ten feet of his in tended victim, and thought that all was gained, when the dog with one yell and one bound threw himself upon him and bore him to the earth, with his jaws grappled to his throat. Entangled by the female dress and throttled by the hound, he could not draw his knife, and thu Eagle, who comprehended the scene at a glance, deprived him of his wea pons, while held by his dog, then pin ioned his arms. ' Now, go to your friends," said he ; " I crave not your blood. Your brother sought my life, on this very spot, and 1 slew him, but only to save my own. But stay ; you slmll go home as a wai rior should. You have shown some skill in this." He cut the pinions from his arms, and gave him back his weapons. They were taken in silence, and the bumbled yet grateful'Toe withdrew. Three months thus passed away, and negotiations were opened for a ransom. The friends in such a case agree to treat, but do not engage to accept what may ' be offered for life. This is to be decided only on a spot appointed for the ceremo ny, and with the shedder of blood un armed, and completely in their power, and bound by ihe law to make no resist ance. When the parties are present, and the proposed ransom is offered, it is considered by the friends of the slain man, and if accepted, all is settled ; but if nol, they have the right to slay the murderer on the spot, without resistance from him or from his friends. In this case the friends of the Wolf agreed to consider a ransom, and Young Eagle consented to abide the issue, he and his friends hoping that the sparing of the brother's life might have some in fluence in te decision, and besides it was now generally belie ed in the tribe that the Wolf had been the aggressor. At the day appointed the parlies met in an open space with hundreds to wit ness the scene arouuu. The Eatrle, all unarmed, was first seated on the ground, then by his side was laid down a large knife, with which he was to be slain, if the ransom was not accepted. By his side sat his wife, her hand clasped in his, while the eyes even of the old men were dim with tears. Over against them, and so near that the fatal knife could be easily seized, stood the family of the slain Wolf, the father at the head, by whom the question of life or death was to be settled. He seemed deeply moved, and sad, rather than revengeful. A red blanket was now produced and spread upou the ground. It signified that blood had been shed which was not jet wash ed away, the crimson stain remaining. Next a blanket 1 11 of blue was spread over the red one. It expressed the hope that the blood might be washed out in heaven and remi mbered no more ; and last, a blanket purely white was spread over all, significant of a desire that no where on earth or in heaven a stain of blood should remain, and that every where and by all, it should be forgiven and for gotten. These blankets, thus spread out, were to receive the ransom. The friends of the Eagle brought goods of various kir.I '""1 iiled them high befoie the father of " 'onsidcred them a mi ' :-" eve to ward the knife when he me; that look. He paused ; his firgers moved convul sive'y, but they did cot grasp the handle. His lips quivered, and then a tear wa in his eye. v ' Father," said the brother, he spa red my life." The old man turned away. " I accept the ransom," he said, "the blood of my son is washed away. I see no stain new on the hand of the Eagle, and he shall be in the place of my son." The feud wascomplett ly healed. All were at last convinced that the Eagle was not a murderer ; the ransom itself was presented to his wife as a gift, and he and the "avenger of blood" lived af terward as friends and brothers. ANECDOTE OF JOHN ADAMS. John Adams, when lie was President of the United Stales, was most grossly insulted by one Mathew Lyon, a Repre sentative in Congress from Vermont. Lyon was, as we know, a most consum mate blackguard, and the first of the race that had then found their way to Congress, though the breed has most signally increased within ihe last half century. Lyon affirmed with an oath that he hated President Adams, and was often heard lo say that if he could only give him one good tweak of the nose, he would. ' die and go to satisfied." Mr. Adams was very fond of walking, and it was well known that he almost every morning walked for exercise from the Presidential mansion to Georgetown bridge a distance of two and a half miles. One morning, in the month of June, 1799, as Mr. Adams was taking his usual stroll, he was met by Lyon, who thus accosted him : "You are the President of the United States, I understand !"' " My name, sir," replied the' Presi dent, "is John Adams. I am a native of Braintree, Massachusetts, and the people of the United States have elected me to the office of Chief Executive of the Union. I am, sir, very much at your service." Lyon, who was a stalwart man, of unusual irascible temperament, was rath er taken aback by the cool and determin ed manner of the President, and at first hesitated to proceed, but at length, sum moning all his native recklessness to his aid, he drew himself into a hostile atti tude, and rudely vociferated "Well, sir, I am Matthew Lyon, a representative from the State of Ver mont ; and it becomes me to tell you, sir, that you are no gentleman !" "The question of my gentility, sir," returned Mr. Adams, " is one that oth ers than m j self must discuss: but let me tell you sir, that I allow no man to insult me with impunity, whether I be John Adams, of Braintree, or John Ad ams, President of the Unite- States." "Sir, you are a puppy V screamed Lyon, "and it is I that tell you so." At the instant, Mr. Adams, ,vho, in following the fashion of the times, car ried or wor-3 a long and a very heavy gold headed cane, raised it above his head, and letting it fall with the weight of Sampson, laid Lyon low at his feet. This incident, which was related to us a few days ago by an aged gentleman who witnessed it, rs recorded most faith fully and elaborately in Holmes' Person al Journal of the Last Century und a half. Xew York Alias. THE DRUNKARD. Poverty, in itself, is not a crime. No disgrace belongs to the man who, by re verses in business, is led down from afflu ence to destitution : The poorest man who walks this eaith of sorrow, or who toils in vain to clothe and feed his chil dren, can stand in the presence of the n.an of millions, with no consciousness of inferiority. But when poverty is the re sult of crime, it becomes at once sinful and disgraceful ; when it is the result of gambling, or drinkiug, or lying, it covers it victims witti a robe of shame. Under any circumstances it is exceedingly un pleasant and inconvenient to the very poor, and by the most men, poverly is dreaded as one of the worst evils. Now poverty is as sure to follow a course of intemperance, us light and heat to fol low tlie rising "of I he tun. God has so ordained. In his word he has declared that the drunkard shall come to poverty, and whenever we behold dtunkeness, we also gaze upon squalid misery. Go into any community aud you will sec af fluence to be the result of sobriety, and destitution the sure attendant of dissipa tion. You will expect lo End iu the neat, vine-covered cottage, a frugal tem perate mau ; and in the hovel unpaiuted and desolate, the windows shattered, the doors unhinged ; an intemperate -t hi From the National Era SHORT STORY WITH A MORAL. BY ELLEN C. HOBBS. " Honor thy father and thy mother," is the lirat commandment with promise promise as beautiful in its exemplification as lorious in its conception. A mother's lips first breathed into our ears those words of Holy Writ, and explained their general import: and from the time when the story of gray-hairj Elijah and his youtliful mockers first exciti-d my young imagination, up to mature womanhood, the respect then inspired for the white hairs of age has grown with my growth, and strengthened with my strength. We sigh as we think of the days when Ihe young were wont to bow before the hoa ly head, and, by gentle, uncalled for as siduities, strerr roses in the old man's tottering path. But those kindly customs of our Puri tan ancestors have passed away. The world grows selfish, ns it grows old ; and age din.med eyes must turn homeward for stays to their trembling hand and tot tering limbs. Here should they find the fulfillment of Ihe first commandment with promise. No true, womanly soul ever withdrew her gentle hand from her pool old father or mother ; no manly 'heart ever forgot the home loves of his wayward childhood, or ceased to hear the echoes of a fond mother's prayeis. Often the cares of this world, and the deceitlulness of ric h es, may choke up the inborn affections of narrow souls ; but few and far between is the fondly loved child, who can be so untrue to himself or his Maker, as whol ly lo forget the mother who bore him. Yet even with the holiest dictates of our reasons and souls, as with the wider application of the commandment, has Fashion insinuated her poisonous influ ence ; and the son, perchance, who left his fond parent's humble home reluctant ly and tearfully, to make his way fn the world, forgets, when fortune favors, to welcome his rustic mother to his own lux ury, with the same cordial embrace with which he left her in his childhood. Her dim old eyes, perchance, do not catch readily the meaningless courtesies of life: nevertheless, they look none the less lov ingly upou her child than when they watched over his helpless infancy. Her withered hands may be large and bony, and never have known a jewel ; but none the less gentl)- did they smooth the wea ry pillow, or bathe the heated brow, in the dependent days of boyhood. Ah ! she's the same fond mother still ; her age and work bent form, clad in mstic garb, conceals a heart full of never dying love, and ready for new sacrifice. And, thanks to the Great Being whogave us the commandment with promise, now and then there Hands up a noble man, true to his inborn nature, who, throwing off the trammels of Fashion, however wide the gulf which separates him. in the world's eye, from the humble poverty of his boyhood who is not ashamed to Iotc, before bis fellows, the humble mother who gave him birth. " My mother permit me to present her to you," said an elegantly-dressed, noble-locking young man, to a Iriend, for whom he had crossed a crowded draw ing room, with his aged parent leaning on his arm. 'There was a dead silence for full five minutes. The moral beauty of the; picture pervaded every soul, and melted away the frostwork from world worn hearts. Twas the old foreground of a fashionable summer resort, whither hosts had come, with all their selfish pas sions, to seek in vain for health and pleas ure. But here was a variation a hit of truth to nature in the motley mingling of colors. From a little brown farm house, pent in by forest?, way up in the Granite State, that young man had gone forth, with brave heart and stalwart arm ; strong, like his native hills, he had alreaJy made a na.ne for himself; polished circles open ed for him, and gentle lips bade him wel come. Yet none the less carefully did his manly arm support his homely, tot tering old mother ; ncne the less softly and tenderly did he call her, queer though she Loked, " my moth r," amongst the proud beauties who had striven for his lvor. Her dress was an tiquated, for the good gifts of her son had been sadly mutilated by rustic hands; yet only one heartless girl tittered, des pite the broad frilled cap an! well kept shawl. Her voice was rough, and often her expressions coarse and inelegant. Used lo the social mug at home, she ask ed f:r her neiirl bor's "oblel at table, and was guiby of many like vulgarities. She was not an interesting woman, save in her vig' iurous age, and her beautiful love for her son. Yit for a week, the son watched over that r.iciher, and gained' for her kindness a:ul defi-ienc, iu the very face of fash ion, walked with I r, drove wiih her, "' " mi iiit'tn , up a dillicult mountain '''i-s. humored l.ir cap rice, and each day found some new friend, ! w hose heart he might thrill by those gen- j tie words, " my ncuiher." ! To him she was the gentle mother, who rocked him to sleep in childhood : ' and, true to the great commandment she : had taught him, he was making the path smooth for her dependent years. One there in the gay throng, whose eyes fl ished haughtily, as they rested on the homely, toil-worn woman, but she was a noble soul, and truth anil right gained an insta.it victory over life-long prejudices. Quietly and elegantly she crossed the room, laid her tnowy little hand, with such a gentle, thrilling touch; on the aim of her lover, and whispered a word iu his ear. Will she ever forget the look f love triumph in his eyes, or.the melu.ig gen tleness of his tones, as he presented his beautiful, high bred betrothed to his gray-haired, doting mother ! " Twas a holy sight that of polished, glowing beauty, grasping the hand of wrinkled, homely age ! When summer and summer guests had o gone, many a one remembered and watched that young man, whose filial devotion had in it a moral sublimity. And surely to him the commandment proved with promise. POLITICS AND THE PULPIT. We have no doubt that a rigorous landloid, having sharked it all the week, screwing and griping among bis tenants, would be better pleased to dozo through an able gospel seimjn on divine myste ries, than to be kept awake by a practi cal sermon that might treat of ihe duties of a Christitm. A broker who has gam bled on a magnificent scale all the week, does not go to church to have his prac tical swindling analyzed and measured by the "New Testament" spirit. Cate chism is what he wants doctrine is to 1. 1 . 4 I . r 1 . a u.a lc. aiuer.-,- wmM. - Uayu 4" 1 I 1 f 1 . l of smuggled goods was safely stored on Saturday night, and his broiher mer chant, who, on Ihe same day swore a a false invoice through the custom house they go to church to hear a' sermon on faith, on angels, on the resurrection. They have nothing invested in those subjects : they expeel the minister to be bold and olhordox. But if be wants re spectable merchants to pay ampie pew rent let him not vulgarize the pulpit by introducin commercial subjects. A rich Christian brother owns largely in a distillery, and is clamorous about letting down the pulpit to the vulgarity of temperance sermons. Another man buys tax titles, and noses about all the week to see who can be ilipped of a neg lected lot. A mechanic who plies his craft with unsciupulous appliance of every means that will win, he too wants "doctrine" en the Sabbath, not these secular questions. Men wish two de partments in life the secular and the religious. Between them a hih wall opaque is to be butlt. Tlieywishtoi , . , , . . I flrt Ulst what thpr rtl.'acn frr cit Inmr days. Then stepping on the other side of the wall, they wish the minister to assuage their fears, comfort their con science, and furnish them a clear ticket and insurance for heaven. By such a shrewd management, our modern finan ceirs are determined to show that a Chris tian can serve two masters, both God and Mammon, at the same time. lie a. II. IF. tieecher. its i uji3iiiau i Sals. luuaca e av ... tonishing feats," said an ardent admirer of ihe sports of the ring to Mrs. Parting- ton, at the c.rcus last evening-" aston- ishing-feats !" " Yes," said the old la-1 A ......... 1.' .. . . uTI uy. " &o tney are iJion. 'nng leel, anu considerable leg:;, too, to judge at this! distance." She looked at Ike, who sat! by the curb watching the clowu with his eyes full of wonder and his handij full of peanuts, and she reached over to his hon or the mayor and a.-ked him if be thought " the revolting by the whole troup would have a dilatorious tender ness on the boy." lie assured her with great urbanity that he did not think it would. " Ah I" said she as she handed her snuffbox to Lee, at the door. "This riding is different from what it was in the ! countrv, when 1 was a girl, whe , we had ! ride double on a pillory. But whatltion- agility they show ! It seems ns if they j set on springs like a feather bed, j and that every bone in 'em was m!l,je of whalebone'." She stood looking at ! the horsemanship, and pronounced it! the best sequestering performance fllc j had ever seen, said that Mr. Staut beat t , , ii Herculaneum himstlt lor strength and , , , , i that ihe whele was wor.hv ol the highest i j Itostou Post 1 I Is commencing business, young nun should niaki up their min is to the :o'.- i lowing facts, that their profits will always j be a little less than they antii ipaied, j their i-xprncs will invariably be a ' sight more. 1 The more a man is envied, the less he spared. i l I j , GEN. WASHINGTON'S LAST VOTE. A correspondent of the Charlestown Courier relates the following interesting circumstance : " I was present when Gen. Washing ton gave his last vote. It was in the spring of 1799, in the town of Alexan dria. He died the 11th of December lollowing. The Courl-House of Fairfax county was then over the Market House and immediately fronting Gasby's tavern. The entrance inlo il was by a slight flight of crazy steps on the outside. The elec tion was progressing several thousands of persons in the Court House yard and immediate neighboring streets, and I was standing on Gadsby's sleps when the Father of his. country drove up and im mediately approached the Court-House steps, and when within a yard or two of them I saw eight or ten good-looking men from different directions, certainly without the least Corcerf, spring simul taneously and place themselves in posi tions to uphold and support the steps should they fall in the General's ascent of them. 1 was immediately at bis back, an ' in that position entered the Court house with him followed iu his wake through a dense crowd to the polls heard him vote returned with him to" the outward crowd heard him cheered by more than two thousand persons as he entered his carriage, and saw his depar ture. There were five or six candidates on the bench sitting, and as the General a; proach;d them, they rose in a body and bowed smilingly, and the salutation having been returned very gracefully, the General immedietely cast bis eyes towards the registry of the polls, when Col. Deneale, I think it was, said : 'Well, (ieneral, how do you vote V The Gen eral looked at the candidates and said : Gentlemen, I vote for measures, not for mon and tiimimv i r qaai1 ins- IaKIa 11 fl ihl T i-rrnrtirtir1 Viia vta cow if art - - - vv J - .prOil TV lick a rrv-ioaaf n I Ki-aw anrl altsr. " I 1 LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT-A. STORY WITH A MORAL. The Albany Express tells the follow ing instructive story : "On the up trip Monday night of the Isaac Newton from New York, a young woman, a passenger, became acquaint ed and was smitten with one Rogers, a fireman on the boat, and matters pro gressed so happily and rapidly that in the morning the twain' appeared before Jus tice Cole, with a request that he should join them for better or worse. Justice Cole endeavored to persuade them that the step was to precipitate, and had bet ter be postponed until the bride's friends were seen or consulted. But no they came to be married, and nothing else, and so married they were, the bride paying the fee. They left the office to gether to make the visit out West to the bride's relatives, which was her original intention. But alas ! when at the rail- , , . ... the but just consumated happiness, and J au officer had to be called upon to inter fere. He ascertained that the groom refused to accompany her, and had in his possession the rings and the oreast pin of the bride, and refused to return them unless she would go back with him lo the justice and siga a document nev er to troub'e him again, or call on him for support. She refused to do so, and also refused to have him arrested ; say- mg that it tier irienas Knew wnat sue i t . t , ' a 11 e had done they would kill her. All ef- , , . r forts at compromise, or for the recovery of unfor, tunate briJe wa3 compelIed a ;n tears, ftnJ disconso,ate to ,e8ve her ,ord and master to pursue his way. The affair attracted quite a crowd from which the ladv sought refuge in the cars. Shame on the unmanly husband ! Both were fiom the Emerald Isle." A BETTER MAN THAN HIS BROTHER. l!,; prei.mu.ar.es ..a,.ug ueeu aetueu, tlie clergyman in attendance, the ceremony was about to begin, when the bridegroom manifested some dissat.sfac to The br,Jo sceInS tlns' nJ beIn S sPilite'1. howed as much epen were dl-'nce iis ,hu Iover- 1(1 the confusion which ensued, the bridegroom's broiher "e.'M UP to t,,e briJtf a,)d saiJ ! "Sincu won,t marr7 you, I II marry you myself, if you have no objec- Uon' . , , ,.,., "Aone in the least, 6aid the bride ; . , , , , "1 always took you for a better man than , J , 0 , T , your brother, and I am now fully convin paregoiic. , ,. ceJ ol it. The knot was at once t;ejt and ranch gratification was expressed at the finale 0f tjie a3".,jr. WiIAI ,3 Wit ? A sparkling bever while tht ;s hh cxhliarating and agree duced . . . .i... ,.,!,,. u.Tii.ci.nriksr- !" - but when us.hI nt our own cast it be is comes bitter and unpleasant; InPhi'adelphiaa wedding party arrived from the country. They put up at one of the public houses, and in the evening. .1 i- - i : l ..! . i INDIAN FAITH. A writer in the Missouri Republican says of the Sioux, Pawnee, Crows and Blackfeet Indians, that only a few of them have any doubt of the prowess of the whites, and that the tales they bear of villayet covering miles of space, and containing hundreds of thousands of in habitants; and of vigvanu built of stone, one on the other, to a great height and vast extent, and divided into hundreds of lodyes, and of long trains of vayom i that run without horses at the rate of two or three hundred miles between the rising and setting of the ran ; and of guns that throw balls as large as a man's head, three or four miles with accuracy, they believe just as we do the wonder related in Gulliver's Travels, They think that they would have no difficulty in whipping all the while braves that might be sent against, them. The wri ter from whom we quote these facts says that if war with these tribes must come, it must extend over a vast territory among mountains, in deserts, and on plains. Hardships and sufferings, innu merable and inconceivable, will come in ' long marches over rocks and sands ; in j thirst and heat beneath the suns of sum-1 mer, and in aching, stiffening cold, amid the snows of winter. A Doo Stort. We were touched by j a simple statement of the loss of a boy! and the fidelity of a dog in last week's : Caledonian. The boy fell into the rier' in Barton, unseen by any one but a girl A large dog owned near by, heard the splash, ran to the spot and leaped into i ! the stream. It was just dark, and boy :; and dog disappeared before any help nr- 1 rived ; next day the bodies were taken! j from the water together, the dog grasp-j ; ing the boy's vest and coat collar in j his mouth, and the arms of the boy " fifmlfTfere tbeyunite3in tbe"strngzle J J 00 of death, that they were separated with no little difficulty. The grasp of the boy around the body of the dog was such as lo prevent him from using his legs, oth erwise he would doubtless have rescued the boy. Burlington Fret Press. 1 1 1 I! It The Rockville Republican is responsi ble for the following capital illustration of Solomon's injunction to "answer a fool ' according to his folly." j The editor of tlie N. Y. "Churchman" is getting entirely too good for this world, j He ought to be translated. Hear him, j ladies, and then take two fans to church, ' the next time ; one for yourself and the j other to lend. The Churchman says : 'Avoid the use of a fan in church, at all times. During the heat of the sum-! mer it is no doubt a great luxury. But i 1 we are not in God's holy temple to think of luxuries ; rather of endurance and j t sacrifiice. The practice is a most irrev- ! erent one- When we go to perform our j 1 solemn devotions to God, we are not to 1 give way to self-indulgence. It is a pro- ! lane familiarity in the presence of turn who is greatly to be feared in the assem bly of his saints." - Suppose young man, you were in church on a very hot day, and a fine, large, sleek, active flea one that was awful hungry for a " bite" was to crawl up your breeches leg, settle himself on your calf, and begin to taste that delicious morsel, what would you do ? Would i; f on Mcratch ' ' A celebrated comedian arranged with j: the green grocer, one Berry, to pay him j quarterly ; but the green grocer sent in j ; his account long before the quarter was j due. The- comedian, in great wrath, i came upon the grocer, and laboring un- 1 ' der the impression that his credit was !' doubted, said "I say here's a pretty i mul, Berry; you sent in your bill, Ber j j ry, before it was due, Berry; your father ; the elder Berry, wouldn't have been j' such a goose, Berry. But you need not j look so black . Berry, for I dont care a j ! straw. Berry, and shan't pay you till j! Christmas, Berry. . jj i ! j! Didn't uu to go axons SmARaKaa. i A Jersey man was sick, and not pected to recover. His friends gathered j ajound his bed, and one of them said to : him: j "John do you feel willing to die ? j j John made an effort to give his views . : on the subject, and answered with his I ' feeble voice: ' "I think I'd gather stay-where I am better acquainted." Therx are two classes of idiots, pub lic and private. The former conJsts of second-rate actors, who persist in play ing Richard the latter, into solitude and rivers, because a girl just out of her bibs and tuckers, refuse to increase thoir annual expenses. What is Fashion ? A beautiful en velope for morality, presenting a glitUr ing and polished exterior indication of the real value of what i contained therein.