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JOB WORK Poetical.
i The Louiirtlle Journal wtk: "We defy any
Useful loter of poetry to read the following Hues
without exclaiming "How beautiful'."
Mr tout thy sacred image keeps,
Sly midnight dreams areall of thee;
For nature tueu in silence sleeps,
' And silence broods o'er land and sea;
Ob, in that still, nivstcrious hour,
lloir oft from waking dreams I start,
To find thee but a fancy flower,
Thou cherished idol of n7 heart.
. . Thou bast etch thought and dream of mine
' Have 1 in turn one thought of thine!
Forever thinc,iny dreams will bo,
Whate'er may be my fortunes here,
I ask not love I claim from thee
Only one boon, a gentle tear;
May blessed visions from abvvo
' Flay brightly 'round the happy heart,
, And may the beams of peace ami love
Ne'er from thy ttowing soul depart. "
Farewell! my dreams are still with thee,
Hast thou one teudefthought of rue)
My Jovs like summer birds may fly,
' My fiopeslike summer blooms depr rt,
Uiit'thrt!8 one flower that cannot die,
Thy hiily memory in my heart;
No dews that one tWer's cup may fill,
'. No sunlight to itSleaves be given,
But it will lire and flourish still,
' As deathless as thing of heaven.
. My aoul greets thine, unmasked, umonght,
. Hast thou for me one gentle thought)
' Farewell! farewell! my far-off ftjefld!
Between us broad, blue rivers now,
And forests wave and plains extend. ,
And mountains in the sunlight glow;
The wind that breathes upon thy brow,
' lis not the wind that breathes on mine,
The star-beams shine on thee now
Are not the beams that on mo shine,
But memory' spell is with thee yet
. Can'st thou the holy part forget)
The bitter tears thai thou and I
" May shed, whene'er by anguish bowed,
Exhaled into tho moontide sky.
May meet and minglo in the cloud,
And thus, my much beloved-friends, Co1 wo
Far, far apart must live and more.
Our souls, when God shall set them free,
Can mingle in the world of love.
This wait an exstacy to ma
Bay would it be a joy to thee?
"There ! I declare,
new r'oak t" exclaimed Mrs. Waxwell, to
her intimate friend, Miss Viney, as they came
nut of church one Sunday.
"1 see she has," replied Miss Viney, very
quietly. ...
"I know her husband can't afford it, abe
will he the ruin of him vet."
" luppose they know their own business
best; at any rate it is a blessing that you or I
re not accountable for ber misdeeds." said
Mi Viney, who, though what is technically
termed an -pld maid," was not of that class
who have been slanderously styiea gossips onu
busvbodies. And we have purposely iiitrodii
ced bet to refute the calumny thut 'old maids'
are meddlers and we are sure that all spin
ten will be grateful to us for the service.
"I don't know about that," returned Mrs
Waxwell, with a dubious shake of the head;
Mr. Burton owes my hosbnnd three hundred
dollar, and 1 don't helieve he will ever get
his nav. if thinsrs ko on in this way. That
cloak couldn't have cost less than thirty dot
'I nresume they could afford it, or they
would not have bought it at any tale they
ought to know best."
-"Mrs. Burton is a Tain, conceited, proud
woman, and her pride will have a fall one of
these days."
"I hone not."
"1 hope she will have a fall; she would
drnn some of those airs then."
'I never thought she was what wight be
termed a viin woman."
'She is: she is an impudent minx. nd the
aooner she is brought down to a level with her
circumstances, the better for ber and the
world." '
6he has the reputation of being a very kind
hearted person, and an excellent neighbor."
I donlcare if she has, she likes to. 'lord' tl
through the village, and for one I "won't be
ruled by her."
"Really, I do not understand you; she is a
amtable and humble aa any one need ue."
Amiable add humble, indeed? What did
the buy that new cloak for, except to excite
the envy of half the town, and make them
think she is s'ombody ?"
"I bone there is ho one to silly es to envy
her," and Miss Viney cast a significant glance
full into the face-of her companion. -"- '
" I don't for one; but 1 should like to teach
herglhat she is no better than thereat of the
world,"! ' " - - ' '
"She don't profess to be;' she 'visits-the
neighborhood, and I'm sure there is no better
person in sickness than aha is."
"All that may be."
"When you had the erysipelas, you remem
ber ihe walched you when ' no one else
would.",, ! . !; . . .
"I know it; but is one to be tyrannized over
forever, because sho watched few nights
with me." ' '.
"How trttge yon talk !" --
'Don 'Didn't she buy that cloak on pur
. pose to eut ' figure through the town, and
make every body feel cheap f"
"No. I am sure she did not, she had no such
motive,', replied Miss Vinev, smartly.' '-, i.
"I I uWt believe it tbeie I" v
"6heis nosuoh woman as tbtt.V,
I have seen no one but you who feels bad
bout it"' i'w-!rij;'..:i,;..;.-"",
"But me 1 La sake! I woulden't have you
think I feel bid about it. Bhe caq wear what
sbs's I mind to' for me only I hope she can
- afford it; tbat'l all," ' , ' .: ' . i ' ,
"J think sbs can; she b't the reputation of
being pretty careful woman.",
I don't care; but I feel it my duty to warn
my husband to look out about hia debt.
"Whes folks get ts be so swful extravagant,
there's no knowing what miy hsppen." .-.
"Mn Burton is doing very good business,
people nr." ' ' ' ' : " ';.:
"JJobody knbws snytHirig about what he is
4ofng. AH 1 know it, that when Squire Smith
sole Dim two eotdi of wood Uif week; sn!
New Series.
Fearless and
0, AUG. 17. 1S-51
$l,60per Annum inAdvance.
Vol. II, No. 9.
caiiel in the bill he could not pay It. Ha'
actually put the Sou ire off till next wee.
That looks as though they could afford thirty
clonks, don't it ?,'
v nn tneserage reflections, jura, woxweu
turned down the lane that led to her home,
leaving Miss Viney to pursue her w ay and pon
der the extravagance of 'some folks."
Mra. Waxwell loved fine cloths guile as
much as any other woman of tht nineteenth
century and this is saying a great deal. But
then her husband was pamimonious, and
she was parsimonious, and though she loved
"nice things" icry miicn, s, e mvea money
more we lake it, amounts to nothing more nor
less than niennness.
Mr. Wax we I was n farmer and uc'l olf ni
the world. The advent of the railroad into
his native town, had turned thincs tpsy-turvy
in general, und put the dovil mtu the women
in tmrticular to use Mr. Waxwell's classiol
language, 'll'ine w.u when they were content;
to wear slraw bLiinut and a cMUco gown to'
meeting; but now Uicy l.ail to lit nut in
silks and saliiiti, wiih fli.unces and lurlielow.s
and all surif ul rii'ging hitched to 'em, for all
the wurld just 1-ke a clown in the circus.
Such were Mr. Wnxweli's view of the social
influence of the railroad.
jocie'y began to be a li 11 le "select;" folks
put on airs, and were so "stuck up" 'hat
you couldn't touch titern with a ten foot
pole. i
Farmer Wax we II did not much like, st'ite
oi things-it cost money on tti one hftiul.and
he did not like to he thrown I to the shade
the other. He was annul the richest man itii
the place; but ten dollar bonnets and thirty)
dollar cloaks were abominations that he could
not luicruie. jii.s. i.iiswni oiuii i oiv ij
0'.st done in the mutk-r of dress, and whermliaj
botifht a new metinoe cloak the p evio'us sua-
son, she had not u doubt but it would be uu-
two seasons at least. V hen
Mrs. Burton came out with the thirty dollar;
velvet, she found the, wind t.ikon entirely out)
t.f Ue tail a i, A r. I, a na iini i n;, lit fts. Ilii' CiiuP
u. ..t. on.., -i. ...M.b..... ....
Iu the riso and progress of the village since
the advent of the railroad, two newstores had
gone into operation, one of which was con-
lucted by Mr. Hurton, an enteipnzuig young
man from the metropolis, who had brought a
city wife, nnd a great many city notions into
the pine- with him.
As with n great many whoeo from the city
to the country, he was exceedingly nnnoytd
by that diiiiterested, charitable attention to
other people's business, which so extensively
prevails in many rural diatiicU He kept his
affairs to himself, and this bothered and per
plexed the gossipsj His wife had a wayof at
tending to her own concerns she had been
brought up w elt! people do not even know
their next door neighbors. If sho wanteds
new dress or a new bonnet, she never deemed
it ne'cessBry to consult tho neighbors in regard
to het ability to ull'ord it, or about the' style
and material.
But in spite of these peculiarities', he was
popular person in the village. She was amia
ble and kind to all; a friend and comforter to
(he sick, and quite a useful person in the so
ciety of the place. She underslood matters
and things, had a larger experience of the
world than 1hr.se who had seen nothing or it;
and the consequence was, that when a portv
waslo be given, a pic nie projected, or a bll
got up, she was I'.onsiil'ed and her advice fol
lowed. She understcod all these things, nnd
was happy to explain the "fashion" iu regard
lo them, to ail who asked her counsel.
Poor Mrs. Vtaxwell! her star began to de
cline when Mrs. Burton came to the village.
She was no longer the leader of the "Ion,"
slid her heart was bursting with envy.
Though she often received the kind offices
the storekeeper s wife both in sickness a n
in heulili, she-would have willingly have
crushed ber. That new clonk was the cap-
sheaf of the indiinuties which she fancied had
beeu henned upon her, and sho determined
that her iineon.-eious rival should suffer the
consequences of her temerity.
Her first demonstration was npon her hus
band, whom she found no di.T.cultylin convin
cing that Sir. Burton must be ruined by the
ex'ravagance jjf his wife, nnd tnat, unless he
immediately collected his debt, he would cer
tainly lose it.
"As soon as ulie had done her washing on
Monday, she made some calls, nnd embraced
the opportunity of commenting freely upon
thai new cloak. The woman 'old their hus
bands Mr. Burton would certiinly fail, and be
fore three days had elapsed, '.here was quite
ferment in the place.
Nobody knew 'anything about Mr. Burton's
affairs; he seemed to be doing a good business,
though no one knew of his having any money.
He did not even own the house in whi'-h he
lived, he had no property, apparently, but his
stock. The careful old farmers, to whom in
the course of trade he had become indebted
for produce which he sent to Iloston, began lo
be a'amied by these rumors.
It was in the Sta'e of New Hampshire; and
the lime of which I write, the "grab law was
in force, rnd is still for ought 1 know.
One morning, ns Mr. Burioti returned frema
journey to a neighbor iK' town, he loun l
stock attached on the ciaun of Farmer Wax
well and nil on account of that laWCioak
which his wife ha i wcini to meeting on the,
preceaiTine Sunday.
ii t . ., - ,1... .i
.cUu uo, t... means... pay . , , "
IIIU. IllUUICIl't UU M lllir IIC l.",l.'M. vim
U.. ... ,.;..,.t;...ir.. uJ;u II...
jiiui, iu rAineillc llllli.c.i i. u.u ti.e , iv fiimo
news th't hi goods had been atlacbed,iircad
r.T . 'r ., ,fu"'e, KKrr..$:?
well-tor it was "first com-, first served -.j
and m less than two hours, a dozen had f
This v'os a tremendous result to follow in
' ' ,..w." w.
the trai oi a thiity dollar cloak and a gossip
ing old Woman, y,.
"What do you think now, Miss Y'ney?"
ssked .Mrs. Waxwell, as they met, soon after
the store-keeper's disaster had been made
"I bnpo Mr. Burton will be able to psy his
debis." , , .
. "But he won't I know he won'!.!"
, "Ppbably i( they had given him any notice
of their intention to demand the payment
Iheir claims he would have been prepared
me-t them." ,
' "I guess Mr. Burton will not feel, quite- so
much stuck up after this." . . i : i i
"i hope you have done-nothing ilu. brin
about this atd result? .
- "But! have: I mndo my husband tus bis
riotjs, and when he put on, the others, did.
Thirty dollar cloak., indeed I'V ; :M ,
"I am sorry Von base doMe this j you msy
ruin Mr.. Burton by it," . i T
"That's just whst I msn to do !" sn4 Mrs.
i "Von did It wn very unkind and uu
dollar ' rrateful in you to do so," replied Miss Viney,
Waxwell's malignant expression betrayed the I
.jealousy she hud so Ion? harbored.
'Humph ."
"Any trader would be likely to come out
badly to have all his creditors bounce upon
him withoutgjving him a chance, to collect."
"Even your husband, as well off as he is,
might be embarrassed, if suddenly called upon
to pay his debts," am) Miss Viney looked sig
nificantly at her angiy companion. . ;
"I doubt it."
' "He may have a trial," said the maiden ladyi
as she moved toward the store.
"What can she mean by that ?" thought J
Mrs. Waxw..U.
:er tjWn, i
Miss Viney had or;ie property r.t
n.,,i ;t i- ;.. ii I,.,,, ,i. ,.r v,.,,f,r w..,,ii i
...... ... a ',.
who had on his own account, invested tho
grater part of it u. railroad slock.
I his is what sm; meant. She would claim!
thelhiMo lr,o,i-.-,d dollar her husband owedi,he
rit-r. i-.i.-nn r w uxweii was ricn in iioiisesanus
is, and s!orki, nil of which yie ih;d him
good income ; hut he had not three thousand
dollars in money, and it might cost him some
tronble to raise it.
"Dou't cry, my dear, I have enough due
m tn Huston to pay these debts, ten limes
over," snid Mr. fiurton to his wife, v ho was
much alarmed by the 6'.onn which threatened
'What will people think ?"
"What will they think when I pay them nil,
the whole amount is not above nine hundred
js. then Miss Vinev entered the house. In
wonls.he explained lh'; circumstances
uhj(., t,n,i L-a w u,e sudden "a;nke" among
l;,e crfo itors.
jfM- Burton, kind srul, shtd a flood ofteor-!
wjien gh9 ienrj llnv ctUL. jj,,, Wnxweil had
been - til.e whumsln; uur.-d with ull the ten-
ui.-rncss of a mother, when her frightened
neighbors lied from tho contagious disease,
"Seet mind it, my dear. "Ve may expect
anything Iroin a meddler, " got'ip, a slanderer,'
said Mr. Burton, "i must start far Boston in
the noun train."
"Allow mo. Mr. Burton, to offer you the
money lo discharge these liabilities I hnve
three thousand dollars in the hands of Mr.
"You are very kind a'td I accpt your
offer," replied Mr. Burton, "and next week I
shall have the im-ans of repaying you. I as
sure you 1 am north ul least five thousend dol
lars." In proof of his assertion, he showed- her va
rious notes, mortgages, and certificates of
"I presume if tha people here knew that I
was not a bankrupt, thr y would not have mo
lested me. In spile of all my amiable neigh
bor, Mrs. Waxwell, may soy, I am abundant
ly nblo to give my wile a thirty dollar.clnak. '
it never dalibt.tl It," replied Mas Vtnoft
as she hastened on to the village lawyer, lo
put her no'e in course of collection.
Farmer Waxwell was at dinner, when the
lawyer, who was a personal friend, culled upon
"Sorry to trouble you, but I am instructed
to collect this note,"said he.
"The devil !' exclaimed Farmer Waxwell.
"The ugly buzz !' added Mrs. Waxwell, as
she perceived that Miss Viney's prophetic
words had been burdened with a meaning.
"1 beg vour pardon, madam." said the law
yer, "but if 1 understand it rightly, you have
publicly boasted thut you brought about ull
this difficulty.'
"Yes, madam; that new cloak did the bu-
siness; you set your husband on, und nil the
rest billowed him, so -Miss Vmey tells me.
"My gracious!'
"And r.ow she wants the money to assist
Mr. Burton out of the duficuliy into which
you have plunged him."
"That's plain speech, Squire."
"But true."
"1 can't raise the money."
"Then I must sue."
"Can't we compromise?"
"Burton is .worth at least five thousand
dollars, and when he gets a remittance from
BoPton, will repay oil."
"I will dissolve my attachment, and Le
bound for the pauient of this others. Will
that do it?"
"Yes, if Miss Vinev will consent."
Miss Viney did consent she was a kind
hearted lady and the mailer was compro
mised. 'Now, wife,' said Farmer Waxwell, as le
put the three hundred dollnrs iu his pocket
which Burton had paid, minus thirty which be
held in his hand, 'here's thirty dollars and 1
think you'd better go and buy one of them
'ere cloaks. Your d d envy like to have
got me into the cussedest scrape I fcver got
i jnio in mv life,.'
She would not take it; she was too mean
!o diess well herself, and loo envious to per
mit o hers who were able, to do so in pence
But she gathered from 'he events of ours, ory a
lie.). I,y txperieiiee of the wisdom of that i: t
ce.:,i nt maxim 'Mixo your own a. sines s.'
A Sensible Detection.
A rig, black, buck nero w.vs charred before
tlie Recorder of New Orleans, by one of the
genus dandy, with stealing or rather beine
raufht in the vr ry act of stealing his boots
!.oH of his bed-roo.n.at
an early hour in the
A little limb of the la'"
,.( u,M tL, .
i ......,; .,u.,..,i, .lof.....i ik.
rather quer Ivos iu the cross examination of
"!,. ,,,t.rvlft;ii.
bV sM ,,ve ,,,, Ilis
h )m,r ,hn, v;u were in 1(:(1 whe tne
1 eiilereil thH ronni.:. L iu von Bee urn at the
"No." ,
"Did you hear biiri?'
..No." ' .
"VVell then, did vbu feel him ?"
"Nn." i , - ,
tnen, come you to Know that he wssi
. . 4a.
8 ,"u",g T u l .
"Why. I smelt him ; opened my eyes, And
found IhHthe was-ss one of our poets very
beautifully expreues it-stealing and S'n
OeM. . -. "
. D"Not long siiiee, Mrs. B.( smelling smoke
ran upstairs to see from whence.it cameT and
on going into a front room, discovered her lit
tle nopeful watching a bag of shavings bunt
ing in Ihe fire-place.
; ""id you do this, Bddyt'.' said she. "
"Yes, ica'am," was the reply.
"Come with me,", said she sternly.
She, taking him out' of the room, broiighl
the strap with her. Ho commenced la say
"Mother, please whip ms quiok. I want to
sea tbe ttr.
Whip me quick, ms, whip me
. "
1(iu t,.i- ho hail U-t.ii li-aieii in a cue or I wo
f f,,reris. ,.,..,i,y ,,',;,...,.,,., H ,Une
,.my fr0, p;,,w. l!1Vlllg publicly an-
mmilL.ed , imeniir,n, it com..- of corrc, to
Mr of t,j, iu,tn vic..,n, Lut ,J lo-
Yankee lawyers and doctors, though plenty
enough now-a dsyj, on the borders used tu
.have hut a moderate time of it,
As it w.ispielty i;eiier:i!iy ki'.ownthev would!
not drink whiskey or fight when challenged, !
every bully was driving at them, and they
were trequeiitly driven to leave their stations,
and find more peaceable OiifS. Occasionally
one was found, whose samples were not so
nice, and iu such ca: a bloody fight WjS apt
to occur.
Mr. Henry emigrated from Vermont (o rt
certain county tent in Missouri, to praolice
law. There was never a kinder or more g n-
f..ssiorl. ,',,, 0, t.u;1(.r,. 0'r ue
however, win d:utikn bnllv iiamed Wilson,
minnl ur., it.ie.-'x. clr....ti ..n.l rti,ri-irti.
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The next
circuit court emtio round, an 1 to i!!'-r..;ise the
bully's animosity, the first i-ause was an im
portant one, in which Mr. Henry had been re
t.iined. ly covernment, and hunstlf (rr the
dele ne'e. Great i-fl'jrts were made on lo'h
sides but the Kiipt-rior nbilitv of Mr, Henrv
csrried the day. Court Kid adjourned for .
'il,jii;i, olio ii.- auuti n., im; Jii' L'c ofiiitn, unii
bffure the lawvers had in:eraliy left I lie room,
I Wilson walke I 'i-liLerniely opto Mr. II Miry,
and crossly insulted hon.
, The conl-iienrted Yankee loo'-icl him de
liberately in th- face, and aske-l him what he
meant. He replied to drive every d d Yan
kee from the' circuit, and he was t'oinij to Le
gin right tln-re.
Mr. Usury lookr-l nround u- on the '.hnnc
and mildly inquired if this man sneiie t'ie
iiener.il sentiment. IT it was .he- -.ci-;li of the
barth.-it he .should leav thijcir-'i:;-. I,n would'
go, but not wi'i.out. Y.'il'.Tin replied -no olio'
else venturing to say a word 'hat i! w:n his!
Wi.ili, tnd that his wish was law ill that cc e, I
so the si oner he picKed up li.e bert-r. . ir.i
lletity now drew a double barrelled ritle pislol i
from his pocket. gr-Mtly to the astonishment!
of the crowd, who did n n siiiipv.u he ever
jrneJ the use ol suel, '.bines, an l remarked
that yonder candle had a lung suulT; aimed at
it, full twenty It el distant, and shot it off.
Then tuning to Wilson, he drew a sipht on
his watch-key that hung danirliug from his
vest, oiul observed that bo should keep the
Other bullet to shoot ibrouch the ring of his
watch-key the next time he pre.-umed to in
sult him. The bully turned away, as pale as
death, and not another vord was ever said
G. City.
w.ng to our bright "tirry tlfg,
-,T!n bm.ul buuntr of tb-t- .
ih it wave- over lull-lp uno cri'g,
'The jirido of tha lend and the sen.
Come llinir out the limner wido again,
A ti-ujihy t'roin tiiu wars, maintain,
Where o,ii-fori-fcthers fought. Mod and died to
T-:; rlory of tl "Ntripes.aud tturs ''
See! l.o- up n (b.e ( .'nted fii-!d,
IIo-.v proudly tl, it tloir doth wave.
O'er I'le liicn vh(i, b -i'e:-e (hey v.-ouid yield,
l(.-oi-ed to meet a. soldliT'sr.ive.
i'ark! from the heie-lits. tiie b-mminir gun
Sounds forth from I'.ie tiei-i ol' Mis;
'Tislhf; sirnol f let! t-llsef n lietory won,
Xeath t';e folds of the Stnth.-s aud Stirs'.'
'Tin tills th:it li;-b(s the patriotic fira,
Tint in on cli breat doth wull;
II wpst'iar rbiKll.".t did iii:tir
The bnue ln.-ie::!. w.ien bo fell,
Doe't l'ive uu the shin!" the siilor cried.
"He firm, ve r'll.tot tars;" replied;
-We'll ne'er desert l'iu snip!" the ftiirdy m-u
"We'll never strike, the .Sti-iiiesaiid St.tr!"
And when aloud (lie blast of war is br.-athed.
Tius'Ugbo.it t -e hi 'id of the iree.
With the .er l of Viihi::gi'ni u is' t ithi'd,
We'll fijrbt for t'i- c:iu" of liberty-
Vh)t thoii..''-i t!u st-.ot 1! a thick :aid ir.s;!
Cnioindl'il of our aetrs,
We'll proudly nail our colors to the n:mt,
Aad coii'ii'ei- 'neatb the ''Stripes andStars!"
A poor Man's Wish.
I asl;ed a student what three thia;? ho most
wished. He said., "tlive me bo,, ks, health and
quiet, and 1 care lot nolhing more," I asked a
miser, and he cried, ".Money money mon
ey I" I a-ked a pauper, and he family said,
Bread bread -bread ?" I asked the multi
tude around me, and they lified up a confused
cry, in which I heard Ihsf words' "wealth, fame,
and pleasure." 1 asked a poor man, who had
longbrne the. character of uu epi.'iieneed
christian. He replied. "All that I wish is
health, wisdom, rind have a constant love for
my Make r and l'edeemer."
XT'A gentleman who can eudiite to have
his corns mashed without grumbling, is un
doubtedly posseted of a heavenly disposition.
,.. , . . ... . ,,... Co,. . n
lineal llliisi iliee.oo: in hi -eiiv.ei'-.iiG .n,...., m
short tune a'o. lie said, m tne most p.esaiu
tone linn
stand i mr
iiatile, to a out;ev ic.low who was
:i h'u to;
"My dear sir, are ),ut a miller :
"No, sir: wii y do you 'risk that '" '
"W,,y, sir, ihe fnet is, I thought ynu were
a miller, and a very honest one too,' bc-auso
yoi ha'V been tri'iding in Cjintiiis half hour
without taking loll."
Tv(u'ior Hawks, it issaid, was at one'imc
Selected bishop.. i iinoue l.-i:.nu; mil lie oeeuii
grounu ol;
ei toS ncceui ti.e u i lounuit-o:.
. " TT, " V5".. . " ,
(lUOe. IllN il'Hiv? K-iiUlU iriUlHIS irill.Mtjctl.
him of the promi:e ma le 'n The oeripturesi
"th.it God would feed the yv .n? r""eus."
The doetor replied ItnV this was li , ; but that'
he 1,.1 n where bu li a iiioliuse
o leeu yo ing
frllt;. it inunvj ii.l .in iMiii'.fcj -
.hhini's I know must have been said when I
u f , M11.t renl,.irii,er .em .. ,,, he
dr, j,,,, 6tit(.lieJ htr excitement.
..T,,ey 011(h. ( think, that them who makes
i,t ,.r ti,. ...! ilmi't n,.vM livetii uraw ml."
I7"'The printing-press is a great steam en-
iflne," said .Urs. I'utlingtoii. "but I don't be-
lieve that lr. Franklin ever invented it t o
commit ouinnres on a ttdoi female woman like
, , v v.rv,i,i,, ,i s,. nf
,UlUl.lW"0-'- ' " 1 .
A pretty young woman wen
with a'letttr and no-direction, and said
in the Postmaster ''Semi that io my aweet-
neurt I" ' The portmasler took it, Ux keO t
and said "What is his name, anil wnere uoes
he live V Tbe girl replied, "Ah, that is tbe
very thing I don't want any one to know.'!
rrrJoesars "Sam I have lost my wstch
'overboard') It lies there in twenty feet of ws-
tor Is there sny way to get ill" :
I "Yes," said Sam, "there are diver's ways."
The Persian ambassador fi.nnd l.-m v lf so j
annoyed W,i n in Kranee, hv the in.itinble j
eiiiiosiiv of tl..: fuir r'ariMiins, who came in
crowds to his residence, avowedly to look at
him, that at last he resolved to revenge him-
sell by the fidlc.wiiiirlittVschi tne: '
On returning one diiy from a ri le, and find-
ing as usual, his aparimeiitscnwded by Indies
he affected to b ciiinini.'d by the ihtoMh. in,
successively pointed to ea-h wi h his fineei
tnd jipenkimr withearnestm; stu his interpret-
er, who he well knew wo-.ibl.be afterwards
closely questioned us to the purp rt nf his re-
marks. Ac.corf'inv, ti e el lef t of the lit it-,
who, in spile of a;-.;, tho..j:ht he rself the m -t
slr.iting of the wh'ile pur! -, and whose c-irio--
ity was parll'iiibirly txrited, afltr his etcelieu-
t-y lada.-sed tiironh th suit of tu-M co'dy
i'.(j-.iire,l wi.:; n.ht have Loe.-i the obj..it cf
his exaiuitintion.
"Madam," replied th-; iirterpteter, '.a:t
not inform you."
"But I wish parti nlnrly io lr,o'.v. sir!'.'
"Indeed tu.i-l.i.ii it is i:!i!ii)ssi!di.-."
"ay, s;r, this rtserve is vtwiums. l de-
sire to know."
"t),'i, rim-eyou insist, ma I.i.m k'to v tha
Ins excellency has been valuing yu."
"V.iluiug us, how sir ?"
"Yes, Indie.,, his f-xct Hecv, nf i r tie cv.x
torn ol' his country, Ims been sttiiiij' a puce on
each of you.
"We.ll, that's whimsical Ciouy'i, -f.-d how
much may that lady be worth, accc-ruing to
his es'ulUJII'M! I
"A thousand crowns."
" uul the I'thtr ."
"l'";vf; tii' i lie 1 ereW :s,"
"At: ,1 tint bri.ii,
"The same p, ,,r."
'And that ::.iiy who is p.i.uied .'"
"'.fry crowns."
"And pray, sir, whet may I be wr'l, in ti.e
ta'itrof Lis fxce.l!-m -y's co- d -.race; ."
"Oil mad.iiii you roallv i.tust eciso me, I
ri,me, .'.,m no eni!ceii:ti)n's."
'The Ii i ace nierolvj.ai.1. ink- (ussid vou,"
"Y.'ell. whaui'l !,e say ?"
"He said, maudi.-i, ll. it h did not know the
small torn of tuis couiiity."
We find in the Sr. Louis Inte'Mg-iicer, of j
Saturday, the followim; letter il.i'eil Cr-jton, I
Lee Co., Towa, July IRth, relative to Arrisrn, I
thesnppored murderer of Alliyon and his wife, j
ll was muni to ue regroiteu tnat r.e was not
Gkxts: Our little villnce has been dis'r.ict
ed with the most intense excitement since
Saturdayevening last, by th? arrival of Win.
H. Arrison, from 'inciunati, who, it is suppo
sed, caused the awful, the t.eart-rtiidiug i'e
strudtioil of Mr. Allison and wife on the Votn
ulti rfrr-trTmrHrl' that 'Ve left ft 'Ms ii be
collected, and the ntn.iu at tor'.v .ueted u draft
to this office. Evjiec'in ; to receive !iie draft
he called at the Piwt Oft'.ce ai,d was supplied
with ths letters tint had arrivtd, one' t iliern
i: .iitiiiniug tne diiift, From information th.it
h.id b-.eti recent-!, with r'.-pi.ct to Arrison,
s me of ti.e citizens were prip.'.red ' t'lkenc
;.on to'-vaids securiiii: hi.-n. Aeeori!ir,''!vq,iite
n mimber started iu pursuit. They found h m
at his fatbo's, who lives suae three miies
I'oni this place; but from some i-ause allowed
k :;n iaape, whi'di he did in a mo.-t pr.-i'.j,:tatf
manner, iioli.iiigm. finite being heard Iroiu him
The conclusion is that he made fnrhisbro'h-1
cr's, living in Appauiinose l ouii'y, and fr -m
Ih.M.ee further Wed. Fro-i; an a.-ii'iuintance
of s'-i!'-; ten )' "ir-i wi i, young Arr.soti, I Willi
attempt a i)-;.;e :,:,: u of Irm, wl.ii.h you may
use as y.iii thiti.: -;er. Wii). li. Ar;;sou is
aboul 5 feet 10 n ei.e.i Iol-Ii, rather su,ua:e rig-"t-d,
evinciiK' in hi-V'vrv riiovemen', nerve
ami action. Hi; ba r is black. a.-l"', and g!i-ti-iiiu";
pic-rciiii' black, moving, and disturbed
eyes, ihoiih h:,i b-u by lutigand heavy In. i.-s:
ni.se, p optrly sjuakiiig, a Uoman. ith-uit
undue proiiiiti'.-ne..-; hii-h chieek bones, thio
lips, and a i.pbuidid set of ii-elh, ti,e incis-ors,
or Iroiil tct iii slightly irojtc!ii.L'. He waiks
as ihougli one leg w.ts a little shulier than the
other, or the dilTereu.-e may be caused by
habit of placing the right fool down firmly, at
the same time tuinnii' the toes out. There is
uu impref3ioii on my mind that his name, or
me iiiiiiais iu it ii. me i'..,oo-.e on I,., r-,,11,
arm. n s age is iruriy, or u.erei.ijoii s.
From w hat is known of ins previous chara"-!
ternnd Ins liastv ilylit, Inert- is u?l l.ie lta-i
loub I in the iiiiiid o!
U,,o eoiiiiiiiiuii y,
l-ul tha
he is the murderer.
A Maine correspondent of the fireen Mouii-
tain Herald, uive the fallowing as- Ihe f.,u,i
of prayer by a class of people called "new
liahls." ami who believe in direct preaching
and direct nravinc:
Loni liiiVe nieic-v on s-i-ier tveiiy, wiiogets
tip. culf,- tl" cat, kicks the deg, scolds her
k....i,....t ..ii n. ...I ii... .,....
i meeting and there gets up and talks on the
. . . ' . .
"' ;
I ; .', ,r,,,,.r. ..v,,t" n,,i,'.h',.,i;. ,r,.,i iViJ
week: e-in't h-ti. it .'.noilier I'mnweieir h'ii
; iu
tn is shanty: only happens once a
I TT'To melt, a Imiv right into n Nmqiie! i:it
j praise her feet, h-t liauds, che-t. her eyes and
1 li:: ir. Sin; i as fluent a rectified spirits ami
' as srr.o .'li a.i tl'" oil of roses about that time.
v... .. . I. ...,1, 1,..-
i -i llieiiili .1,,. ., ...ii ii.iil luitii in , ... iiiv-
:., fi iier f oraise. Trv a class-
' a see.
itr.st sntrue.i wifii doing we.i.au,i terotliers
talk of y.ti as they please. Tuey can do
yn; no injury, nlihoiu'o they may think tbev
' tiave louiiii a tlaw in your proceedings, ami
' 'e de'erminul-to rise on your downfall or
J profit by your injury.
O'The following toast, drank at a sochl
cathererlni; in Cnltimorca tew days since is
i hard to bentj
,ln isceiiding the hill of prosperity', may
we uever nn et a friend." ,
UTThere is a pleasure in tender sensa ions,
which far ..rpisses any that ll-ua'.ured ones
are capable of creating. , . ,
0Wheii the winds of applause bio fresh
and, strong, then steel with a steady hand. ,
rrr'lrneeful manners are the outward form
of refinement in the mind and good affections
; m t!ie ijt.arl.
ICTThey who drink away their estate, drink
trip tears of theit widows and the vtr blood
of their, impoverished children.- , .. -
ItrOno had Kablt Indulged or submitted 'o,
will sink youf power of self governiTient
one leak will sink a ship.
:" l;fpawrat' . .;
It published every Thursday morning rtth
room immediately over the Pest Office-; Maid
Street, F-atuii, Ohio, at the following rates:
(1 60 per annum, in advance.
$2 CO, if not paid within the year, and
ii 50 after the yer has espired.
CiTT'-eso rates will be rigidly enforced. Jfl
No paper discontinued Until s 11 srrt-o rapes
ate paid, nulecsat the option of the puMianei.
p 0"A!i communications addressed to the Ed;
itor must be sent free of pcslagc toiusure al-
jlenlioii. , - '
tt-TNi communication in;er'td, unless ac
compsnitd by a respons.ble name.
Cutting it short.
A certain bstber, who was possesseaol grea.
power of'gab," used to amuse his customers
with his loiv yams, while he rnunipulated
their he3i?s uud hits. One dsy an old cogger
icame in, and otdeto l a shave and hair cut.
(The barber v.-cu to wora, on.i n g-jn, iu m-
jim little dissaiijl'seiioii of the old gentleman,,,
who became irritated at the bjj'ui and said: "
"Cut it short." . . '
"Yes nr," said the barber, continuing t!;
yarn, until the old gem suns out :
'" ul it short, I say, cut it short."
"Yes sir," clipping away, and gabbling lh
"Cut it abort, cut it short, I ny," says the
r!i fent.
"Vcs i
oi l c .-
:nl o li:.
tihe old g':
," the birber gj:t:g on with ha
.i eut it short, blame you," bawled
; ui s ne.
;:ii 1 the barber, for if you'll look
s you'll see that Itr eii( itoly."
t:!nror, upon looking in the glass
;:leiiiun foaud th-j nait cat from hu.
oe (i
:,tisi-: ii-.i'ivi l-.nl, having started a
r out vt-3'., holds fortu in his sec
!ir'.er this fashion:
new prepared to receive calls
our f..M.-Me l.'ieii-.ls win may think.
"We no
f."-:.i any
ii-iiiM ti:'!.:;
-or us v. ! -i ttK-.r p'esence. vve
h.tv'e been its s'l-ce.Tiil op'-ration tor two)
.leeks, but "s ye:, not n single bit of dimini'y
! us ci: -' tl .' f re; hold of nor office. We
! av,j ret .- ' fa"'.' w';hed, and the floor swept,"
ii.ii'l a' pift'i -r lo.Ain.' pcr-scn. or cleaner place,
caiiie:i I fJ'.-'--,'iii ;i 'biy"s travel. Give ns a
Iril! l:d'e-..' C .- .-(Mifer, Vre.-l, fast, bring your
jtj;tirs-' ;::,d k'ufiiT. tid siay until tea-time."
Yi'e hope tne i. .o-l -n iture-i Indies of the
't ,-.' ii ul,.-;,: i,.- l is i;r.el,td his tent, will ap
' pi-.-eiate his condition. t ' drop in."
.e baby ,s ii n n,y rk-n."
'Weii, n'.u: it caitm ml. Lvonis, bring lip
the cas-.or oi ." V
Ii's all gone, sir not a drop ; left."
' 'tone ! " why c iiave not yet, opened the
b.'.t !:e." ' ,
"fc'urc vou bu , e bad it every day. dnd I'va
sif. vu us-e it myself upon your srlad.''.
'Whv. yon M;iiii(ir I ! you don't mca'n to
rav liiiii I've been f.;mg cai'.or oil every bay
d j r. n the : a,J ! se-isiin '"
'S-iie 1 1 have sir."
"lid von not see the bo'.t'.e was labelled
Castor I'll
"Sure an' I did, sir, and didn't I put it in ,
,he castor- every d.'v ? "
ITT A young lass went to a camp meeting
and tame back iull ol the revival which they
had, and did i.othius the following' week but
"Shout, rt out. we're gaming fround ! '
She had the tune so put, that all she said
wfj bi:i a continuation .of .that soiig.iu.d not '
iiiifrerj'jen'.lv 'he rhyife was too long for the :
'une. ild Jnwell s.ipped in and took a bona
of the inl.k, end j-ist as he was making the .
door, the snug out :
"If von d .n't g out I'll knock you down,
llaile, hallelujah :
Yni- nasty, stinltni' flop-eared hound,
O, ghiry, haiblujali !"
j A French writer say. that if any one
j knew nee ha f of w hat issaid or thought about
in:,u; l,:io. ne would be ashamed to walk, in
i,e s:rc, ls ;s, open day.
Flatter ourselves as
e.v, t
e b.:st of us do not escape nemg
-in ; no! ev;'ii by many of thosa
v.! I our irieiuis. are very apt to be!
s..me of tho iliuuoj idols double
pe.-kl.-(l ct-
V. 11.011 v
siuitlar '
fa e e d . .m ,
Those who e soo-.i nature has prompted
ti.i in to le'i-1 !.-"ol;s, will feel the pi'.h of on
: .ue wer which a m. n of wit r.-nde to one who
i w.'s limeiiting the diiiVitlty in persuading his
j I'liL-uiN to re'.ur-i the volumes so lent : ,
Sir, your BCijiiaiiitancts Snd that it is much
! easier to 'retain the tools the::i.-,tl.ts than What
. is continued in them."
I 3"y!u 3 divorce .-are in Ens'iinti, trie iiifidel
iitvf M. Caton was attempted to be proved
.y ih servants. AM servants have peculiar
: notions in 'hese mailer.'., bin those of the
frtiic'i s-rvaV.s in 'his case were rather o'd,
! fi r one of them, a cook, said Hint she knew
j -t i.h. jt W,1S; f0trty to her principles to
n.i rnriirir
;, on the part of Mrs. Laton, bur
; L'ive liiioinu
m.miltm w husbaiids on such points.
Caiico is a rn at promoter m laziness, tl
voo.'g men wisii to nceuinplish anything of '
iiioiiie'ut, either itii bead or tmnd, they must
keep clear ol theiustittiiioiit-.itirely. Apaitof .
sweet lips, a pink waist, a swelling chest, a
n..iii nl'f'v'ii del'.ta'.e lurids. will SS much
; .ri,,. s ihl levers, themeasles.a '
j (ntffi MJ,A.() wh,,.-.:uiis cougii, a pai: of look- ,
jaw , several hydro, hubias, and the doctor's
' '
Jj-The passions may be liumoied till they
hAoitme nn r niiislers. as me i.orse n:.i
. i ,:n i . u.i, ,.l l.iu
rider ;
but .-arlv ilivinliue w.if, frevi-nt mutiuy, and
o.M irr.-.l oi i.r fuis . ie- ixuvi
. keep the he.m in the nanus of luasoti.
'A I'Milcmporarv liasa "devil" who thinks
t!:is w a i!.-at w.itl I. lie say.) that at the ol-
li"e thcv chri:o him wi'.ji an uie ?i niey nan
Ai.ilj at lb-.' Ii 'ti-i." they charse him with all
;l.. y don't find. B" seems lo d ubt the pro
priety of such proceedings. '
E: vr:voi-.M-i:. 11 won s'.i't -1 Of dert. i ut
nam '':,i he nb.n -d.' iu his native tern
Wii'.'iluim county f'onn , a mile of .'pplo irees
in the highway, so that "the Cur Ui'ght have
appiii well as the iit.lt."
i Tz-wiiteM r ii-e way m neiin ..e ny-
Idro-path. the Ail i-paih, or ihe llomcB-palh t
j Where there lire so many fsths, it is hatd.lo
j know whieli lo lullo'.v. vv incu i it
I"-Washerwc!U'jn are said to be the most
inconsistent people in the world, because they
always look fur soft water when it has been
raining hard! ''.,"' '
fi-yWere we to take as much pains to be
what w might, as we do to distruise what we
are, we nimbi appear like tinrselves without
the need of any disguise at sll. ' .
A m m's own conscience is his sole tribu
nal, and he should care nn more forthatphati-
tom npiiii iv," that he' should fear meeting a
ghost if he CDisse ihed cliurchvard at dark. ,
Precept Is instruction written in the sand
the tide flows river it and the record is gone.
Example is graven oa the rock, aud the lesson
is hot soon lost. . ,
A wise man stand firm in all extremities,
and bears the lot . of bis humanity with a di
vine temper. . ,- , (
Hatred vis) isi durable, and so obstinate
that reconciliation on sick bed is theswert-i
est sign of death. Htuyere.

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