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TIkxi art bearing hence tby roeet.
Glad Summer, farejbaa well !
ThoM'rt eingiog thy last melodies
In every wood and dell.
But In tha golden sunset i'
Of thy Utest lingering day.
Oh, tall roe; O'er Ihia chequered earth
How Ca tliovpaued awayl
Brightly, tweet rummer brightly
Thine bourn re floated by.
To thajeyoni bird of tba woodland boughs.
The rangers of tbe sky..
And brigh'tlv in the foreets,
To the wild deer wandering ftte:
And brightly 'midst the garden flowers, ,-
U tba hkppy murmuring bee.
But h'ow to human bosom. :
With all their hope and fears; :
And thoughts that make them eagle-wings,
To pierce the unborn yeare t '
Sweet lummerl, (o the captive
twm, hmmk flnn In hiimlnv dream
Of the woods, with all their whispering leaves.
' And toe blue rejoicing streams;
. . ......... .u .. , ,
Te tha waited and the weary .
' On tba bed af aiekneva bound,
. In ewlft delieieaa fkntesiee, - 1
That changed with, every aound;-,
1 To the tailor on .the billon's,
It longings wild, and tain,
For the guAning founts and breezy hills,
And the homes of earth again 1
1. .. i .. 'I....;
And anto me, glad Summer)
Hew bant thju flown to mel '
JtfV sbslulen footitep nought hath kept
From thy luuints M song and gl.a.
Thott hatb fluwn in wayward visions, .
Ia memories of the dead :
In shadows, from a troubled heart, , , ,
O'tttby pathway ahedj .
In brief and sudden striving, ' '
Tt Sing a weight aside- 1 "
'Midst these thy melodies have ceased,
And all thy rosea died.
But oh, thou gentle Summer! '!'.-' i
1 f I greet thy flowers once more,
Bringing m aenin thy buoyaney :r i
Wherewith my soul should soar!
Give me to hail thy sunshine.
With eoag and spirit free;
Or In a purer air than this '
May that next meeting be t'
Barton, ifi hit "Hiitbntf CuWr devo'eT
DtlTon, ifi hit "ftitlbm tf CS
considerable space to tbe administration ol Ta
con, who has left rathert doubttnl reputation
in Havannii, hit energy in effecting improve
inentt havtflf been combined with such t de
gree of violence that'lotbe people nt large he
was an object of terror, rather than of grati
tude. In accomplishing hit purposes, life was
counted of little value, and many of the first
people were sacrificed to bis unscrupulous
mm'., The following story, which was related
to the aii'bir in (Iavna, illustrates hit roman
ii nv nf iusiiee. and will bear renrntine:
Durinu the first year of Tacon't governor
shin, tlire was a yniinir Creile clrl named
Mirslda Eitalez, who kept a cigar tlore in the
Called" Mercsoers, and whose shop was a re
tort fore the young menorilie town wn
loved a choicely made and superior cigar. Mi
raldi rtsonly seventeen, wiihout mother or
father .living, and earned an humuie luougn
HBj -ient sunnortby her induatry in the man-
ufactory we bavt immeil, and by the tales of
litt liple store. She wa. a picture ot npeiieo
trop'ttl beauty, with i finely rounded form, t
Invel face, of Jolt olive tint, and teeth that t
Tuactrnra mwht envy her, ' At times, there
wax.1 dash oflangor in her. dreSmy eye that
would have warmed an ancnoriier ana men
her cheerful iests were so delicate yet free, that
th had pnwittintly turned the heads, not to
-any tbe hearts, nf half Ihe young merchants m
the CnU le Me'rcaders. But the dispensed
'her favors without partiality; none of the rich
and gay exquisites of Havana could say they
lied -ever received any particular acknowl
edgement from tho young and fair girl to their
warm and constant ittentlon. For this one
she had a pleasant nmile, for another t word
-of hleasine tottin, for third snatch if t
Spsnish song! but to none, did she give her,
confidence except to voung Pedro Mantauex
a fine lookinfbottman, who plied between the
Punta and Mora Castle, on the opposite aiue
of ihe herSor.
Pert ro; wet nanly Ind, courageous young
fellows. rather above bitclau in intelligence,
ajipearatict end awociations, and pulled his
otrt wun a auonp nun anu nput man, ou
loved the beautiful Uiralda with an ardor ro
tnentic in- its fidelity nnd truth.1 He was a sort
of letder amonj tbe boatmen in- the harbor,
far the reasons of hit superior cultivation and
jntelllfencer, and hit jnick-witted aagacity
vs Often turned for the benefit of hit com
rades.' 'Many were the noble deedt which lie
had done in and about tbe harbortince boy.
for he had followed hit caning oi a water-man
from bovhond, as his father had done before
liim. . Miralda in torn ardently loved Pedro
and when he came at night mil sat in the
tack nart of her Utile shop, she had always
neat and fragrant cigar for his lips. Now and
then, when she could steal away from her
hon on eome holiday. Pedro wonld hoist
tiny tail in the prow-of hit .boat, and securing
the little stern: awning over jviiraida's head
steer -on t into tho gulf od coast along tbe ro-
Tntntio shore-' ? n ... -. ..
There -wsa i famous roue, well k nown at
this time In Havana, named Count Almonte,
who had frequently visited Miralda'sabop, and
conceived quilt t paaaien for tht girl, and in
deed he had grown to bt one of ber most lib
era! customers. ; With a cunning shrewdness
and knowledge. of. human nature, the Count
hefieced the heart ot hit intended victim with
cnt'appearing to do so, and eorried on bis plan
of operations lermany weem uejorrine Inn,
cent eirl even suspeoted hi a possessing a par'
tialitv lot her, untilone day the wassutDrUed
ht a rtresent from him of so costly nature is
to lead ber lo suspect the donor' intention at
Aiue. and to nromDliv ocuut '.he offered nfL
Undrimayei by this, still tha Count oontinued
,hii profuse patronage in a way to which Mi
ftslda could find no pltutiblt pretex of om
At last, teixins pon what bt considered
favorable moment, Count Almonte declared
iita psaton to Mirulda besought htr to come
ind be the mistiest of bis broad and rich es
gite? tt Cttitsy Qfty tbe city, ind offtred'sll
"Fearless and Free."
$l,50p or Annum In Advance.
New Scries.
; ; EATON, PREBLE COUNTY, 0. OCT. 12 1854.
Tol. II, No. 17.
the promise of wealth, fator and fortunei liut
in vain, i lie pure mmuea gin acernea nwvi
fer, and bade him never more to iasolt her by
visiting her shop. Abashed but not eon
founded, the Count retired, but only to weave
a snare whereby be could entangle her for be
was not one to be to easily tnwarteo
One afterneon. not long trier tnia, tne
lu-iiioht wi setitinr over the town, i file of
soldiers halted juat opposite the door of the
little cigar shop; wnen young man, wnnS
. i;ninni's iiia. entered and asked the
attendant if her hame was Minlda Eatalez, to
which she timidly responoea.
"Then you will please locome wun me."
"By what authorityt" asked the trembling
"The oruer oi iu uu"i uunni(
"Thert I must obey yon," she answered,
n nrenared to follow him it onee.
Stepping to the door withher.the yoiinu officer
directed his men 10 maron on; anu, ,'iing in
to voltante, told Miralda they would drive to
the guardhouse. But to tbe surprise of tbe girl,
she soon after discovered that they wete rap-
iritt, nn in the citv rates, and immeoiaieiy
fir wre daahine off on the road lo Cerlto.
Then it was sue began to tear some iricn nau
been played npon her; and these lears were
snnn confirmed bf the volante'a turning down
the lone valley of palms that led to the es
tate of Count Almonte. It was in vain to ex-
nostulale now: she felt , that sne waain me
power of 'he reckless noblemsnj and the pre-
i oiwimi nflicr ann soiaiers were ms uw uvu-
nle. who had adopted the disguise of the
Kronish armvuniform.
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Coun Aimonie mei ncr muivooui, ium uci
to fear no violence, that ber wishetanouia oe
rpsner.ted in all thines, save her personal lib
erty: that he trusted in time to .persuade her
.' . . , . : l v. . ;n
to look more invorauie upon nun, iiu umi
all ti.inwhe was her slave. She replied con
temptuously to his words, and charged him
with ih rnwnrdlv trick by which he had pain
ed control of her liberty. But the was left by
herself, though watched by hit oruerSi til
timet to prevent her escape. . . .
Kh knew verv well mat Hie power buu
Wi I orUOUnt Aimonie were wu suung iui 0117
hiimbt- friend of hers to attempt to thwart;
and vet she somehow felt t conscious strength
in Pedro, and secretly cnensnea me iu m
he would discover her place of confinement,
tnd adopt some means to deliver her. The
stiletto is the constant companion of the lower
classes, ond Mirolda had been used to wear
one. even in ber store, against contingency;
but now she regarded the tinv weapon with
peculiartatisraction, and siepi who urn uer
bosom I i .. i .- '
Small was the clue by which Peuro Mama.
h discovered thp trick ofCount Almonte.
ffirst i his was lound out. then that ciicum-
stancc. and these heinc nut together, they led
to other results, until the indefatigable lover
was at last fully satisfied that he had discov
ered her ploce of confinement. Disguised as
a friar of the order of San Felipe, he tought
Count Almonle'i galet at a favorable moment,
tVJ l.l
hit.jfiUi irffflh
and retired to arrange tome plan for her
ery. There was time to think now; heretofore
he nad not permuieu iiiiii eicn
ciMn, but she was safe that is, not in imme
dmte danger and he eoold breathe more free
ly.. He knew not with wnom 10 aavise; lie
feared to speak to those above bim in society,
it thnvm ffhibetrav his purpose to the Count
and his own liberty, by eome means, be thus
ieopnrdi red. lie could on y consider wun mm-
seir-mual be ins own counseuoi in
cal case. . . .......
At last, ns if tndepnir,.he started to ins icei
one day, and exclaimed to himseii, "wny noi
do to benii quarlers a; once r wny noi see me
ftwrnnr Genera I and tell him the whole truth;
Ah. see him ! how is I Ins to e aiieciea i
And then this Count Almonte is a noofcmon.
I hey say Tcon lovea justice. We shall aee.
r .' un m ihe Governor General; it cannot do
any harm, if it does not do any good. I can
' . . ... . . I I. .
try." Ann rearo nia sees me wireiw
Troc, he did not at once get audiense tf him
hot the first or third time, nui ne.prrsevereu
and was admitted t last. Here lie to a ins
story in s free, manlyjvoice; undiseuisedly and
open In all things, so thatTco was pleased.
, "And the gin t" nsseu iuouutchiui
eral, over .whose countenance dark scrowl
had fathered, "is she thy sister t" " .
No, Excelencia, t e is dearer sun; sne i
mv betrothed.?', - .
The Governor, bidding him come nearer woa
s golden cross from the table, and handing
tt the boatman,ca lit regarded him searching,
said: '.
i "Swear that what you hov related to mew
(mo as vnn tinne for hesven !"
1 "I swear t" snid Pedro, kneelinesnd kissing
the emblem.witb simple reverence.
: The Governor turned to his table, wrote
few brief lines, and touching a bell, summon
ed a page from an adjoining, room, whom
ordered to tend the paplain of the guard to him.
I Prompt, at were allwhohnd anycenneetion
with the Governor's household, the officer np-
tvnrd at once. - and received the written or
der, with direction! to hrng Connt Almonte
end a young girl named Miraiua immeuiaieiy
),rr him p,im u-ns sent to an ante-room,
and the business of Ihe day passed on as usual
in the reception ball of the bovernor.
r c the, iwn hours had transpired, when
the Count and Miralda atood before Tacon.
Neither knew the nature of the business which
had aummoned them there. Almonte nnnsus
tha imth. unit th noor eirl argued
h-r.lfihst fate eould not be but improved
h intrrfentne. lt iia nature be what
night -
"Coont Almonte, you doubtless know why
I have ordered you to appear here."
'Excelencia, I fear that J have been ind
rtrriy' was lh renlv. ; ! '
i ,,"Vou odopted the uniform of Ihe guards
your own private purposes, npon una young
girl, did you not!"
"Excelcrjci', I cannot deny it."
"Declare unon vour honor. CountAlmonte,
whether she ia nnharmed wbora you have thus
kept a prisoner." " ' ' '
Excelencia. she is as wire as when the en
tercd beneath my toof," Wat the truthful re-
, i.. t, , . - ? . .
Tht! Governor turned and whispered
his nape, then continued hit' queitiont
the Counl.'whlle he made tome tninutet upon
paper.' Pedro was now aummoned to explain
soma nutter, and as he entered the Govern
n.nproi tnrnerl hia hack for one moment at
to seek some pspert upon hit tible, while Mr
rnl.Ii wis nressed in tht boitmsn't armt.
wat but for a moment, and the next, Pedro was
bowlnehumbly before Tscon.' ' A few momenta
mora and the Governofa paee returned.oeeom
nanied b monk of the church of Santa
Clara', with tht emblenit of bit office. '
"Holy father," at id Tteom "will you bind
the bands of this Count Almonte tnd Mirslda
Eatalet together in the bonds of wedlock I "
. "Excellence !" exclaimed, the Count,
tmaxenierjtr " " -! . .
"Not a word, Senor; It your ptt to obey I"
"My nihility, Excellencii !"
"Ia forfeited r said Tacon.
Count Almonte had tco many evidences be
fore his mind's eye'of Tacon's mode of admin
istering Justice and enforcing his own will, to
dare to rfbel, and he doggedly yielded in al
ienee, roor i-euro, not daring to apeak, was
half crszed to tee the prize he had so lone cov
eted thus about to be torn from him; ' In a few
moments the ceremony wa performed, the
trembling nnd bewildered girl not daring to
thwart the Governor's order, tnd the priest
declared them man and wife. The captain of
the guard was summoned ind dispatched with
some written order, tnd in I few subsequent
moments Count Almonte, completely tnbdued
end broken-spirited, waa ordered to return to
hit plantation; Pedro and Miralda were di
rected to remain in in adjoining apartment to
that which had been tbe scene of this lingular
proceeduro. Count Almonte mounted his
horse, and with a single attendant, toon past
ed out of the city gates. But hardiy had he
passed the corner ol the Paset, when dozen
muskets fired a volley it him, tnd he fell a
corpse upon the road.
His body was quietly removed, tnd the cap
tain or the guard, who had witnessed the act,
made a minute upon hia order as to the tine
and place, and mounting his horse rode to the
Governor's palace, entering the presence-
chamber just as Pedro and Miralda were one
more summoned before the Governor
"Excelcncia," taid tbe officer reluming the
order, "It is executed I"
"Is tbe Count dead I"
"Excelencia. yes."
"Proclaim, In the usual manner, the mar
riage of Count Almonte and Miralda Estalez,
and also that she it the legal widow possets
ed of his titles and estates. See that proper
officer attends her to the Count's estate, and
enforces thia decision." ' Then, turning to
Pedro mantanez, ha said, "No man or woman
on this Island is so humble but they may not
claim justice it Tacon."
The story furnishes its own moral.
Too Honest.
hoMslbrjit,t leastJi one genuine Jioneat man
"Mr. Slocura, I believe, sir !"
"Yes, sir, Jamea Slocum."
"Some tlx months ago, Mr. Slocum, you
rave me credit for t pair of boots price five
dollars. I have now called to liquidate the
demand," '
'Owe me five dollars f Well, realyl have
no remembrance ot the fact."
"Be that as it may, the debt ia honest and
must be paid." -'
i.Here the middle-need gent, in papper-and
salt casimeres, took out i well filled pocket-
book, and handed Mr. Slocum twenty-dollar
bill. Slocum balanced the account, ana minu
ed to the middle-ored eentleman, in the sea
aonable wearing apparel, fifteen dollart, being
the "balance on the boots."
The middle-aged gentleman left, while Slo
cum went off in a reverie
"Well, tbe world is not to bad after all
never speaTi ill of the human family
Sckdc Second.
An Exchange office. EnUr
"Bullion , my boy, just discount that lot of
money and give me current." 1
"Certainly, sir."
' Bullion runs over "pictured blotting paper,"
and throws ont a twenty dollar bill.
"What do you throw that out for?"
"Not worth a cent-one of the new coun
terfeits come out yesterday."
Slocum once more goes off in a reverie. -
"Curse that scoundrel Ithat'a the very bill
that, that honest man paid me yesterday for
those boots. ' What a vile world. I don't be
lieve that there'! one upright man on earth."
The Inst we law or Slocum, he was putting
off for the "perlice," to enter a complaint.
Moiau Don't allow yourself lo be "done"
by loo much virtue.
Death of a Lady by Violence.
A correspondent of the ¬
publican, writing from the Mineral Springs,
nnder date of September 6, gives tbe follow
ing horrid recital: ' ,J
"The dead body of a lady wat found float
iug in the river, tt or near Sawnee shoals, i
few days ago, indicating a death occasioned
by violence, and supposed to have been lying
in the water eight or ten days. A rest mor
tern examination was held, and opinions of
plisicians were given to this effect: blie bore
on her head and right ear a deep gash, sup
posed to be the result of a stroke from a large
knife: both armt unjointed at the elbow,
teeth broken out, bowejt cut out also, and a
stout leathern girdle encircling her waist.
Hut one garment protected her from the heat
of an almost vertical sun. and her back was
literally baked. To all human api'earnnce
this subject of tome, binbolical machination
was a young and handsome lady: features
good, ahhoiigb the flesh bad almost under
gone the process of decomposion- and I have
also heardshe possessed a besutiful band,up
poie to be unaccustomed to labor.. '
No discovery had been made .tending tt
reveal the name of the murderer or his vic
tim. ! ' ' 1
ItyA modern writer says i "1 know nothing
more touching than the efforts of self govern
ment of whichlittlechi drenare capable, when
the best parts of their nature are growing vig
orously under the warmth and light of paren
tal love. How beautiful is the self control of
tha little creature who stifles hia tobs of pain
because his mother's pitying eye is upon him
in tender aoirow! or that of the babe who ab
stains from play and sits quietly an the floor,
because somebody is ill! I have known a very
yoing child slip over to the told aide of the
bed on a winter's night, that a grown up sis
ter mightfind a warm one. 'I have known a
little girl submitsponlaneously to hours of irk
some restraint and disagreeable employment,
so strong and yet so humble, to pati-nt and
so dignified were never imparted by fear, but
flourished thus under the influence of love,
with itt sweet excitements tnd holy supports."
STOn the occasion of tbe marriage of a Mr.
Eddy and Miss Jonea.an editor in theaaighbor
htod got off the following:
"In drifting down tbe stream of life, Mi's
Jones has got within tbe Influence of an 'Eddy'
that will cause ber to revolve in 1 cire'e tf
beatitude for the remainder of her existence."
Wary poetic. ,.. ..... , , . ... .
rxrAjtery celebrated divine, was in tjie habit
of Breaching so as to bebevend the com ore
heneion of hit hearers, A lady of tbe parish
met him, one diy.tnd asked him what the duty
of a sueppart was. -. !,, , .... .
"To feed bit flock, pf course," was the re
ply- -
"Ought he then to. place tht nay so high
mat out lew 01 tnt sheep can reach it r; ,
Baron Havthausen, in writing of the man
ner! and customs of the natives and races be
tween the Black Sea and tbe Caspian, says
that while he was atBambon, there lay in the
harbor, email Turkishvessel, which had been
seized by the armed boats of a Russian man-of
war steamer, manned, by Cossacks. On board
this tessel, beside the Turkish proprietor and
some tailors, was a' Circassian prince, as a
guest from the neighborhood of the fortress,
accompanied by two of his noble vassals, and
some servants, a ybune woman and six Circas
sian girls, from twelve lo fifteen years of age.
The master of the vessel was nrobablv a amutr-
gler, conveying food and ammunition to the
Circassians, and taking as return a freight of
Circassian gi(U lor the slave market at Con
stantinople. Thia Circassian prince might
have wished to make a voyage to Constantino
ple from 'political motives,. The. charee of
smuggling ammunition, which the Turk de
nied, could noi be proved; but the forbidden
traffic in girls was palpable, and hy the Rus
sian lawa Ihe vessel was confiscated. On in
quiry being made or the General how he in
tended tt dispose of the Circassians, he re
plied toat tney belonged to race with whom
Russia was at peace, and he abould therefore
set them free, after interprwing aotne ttifling
difficulties and exhortations. The writer fur
ther adda :
".Veanwhile. the son of the Prince had sr.
rived, to beg tbe liberation of his father. 1
accompanied the Circassian within the rayon
of the fortress, where an interesting scene fol
lowed. In announcing to the girls their liber
ation, the General oidered them to be inform
ed that the choice was opened to them to be
sent back to their homes with the prince of
tneirown race, or to marry Kussiansand Cos
sacks of their free choice, to return with me to
uermany, where til the women were tree, or
lastly, to accompany the Turkish captain, who
would sen them in the slave market at Con
stanlinople. The reader will hardly credit
that, unanimously and without a moment's
conaideration, they exclaimed: "To Constan
tinople to be sold!" There is scarcely any
people more proud and jealous of their liberty
and yet this was the voluntary answer of these
women,, ,
"If however, we investigate a little deeper
me view-, inougnis anu iisdiis 01 1111s eastern
people, Ihe answer will not appear unnatural.
but, in fact, accordant with their notions.
The purchase and sale of women is deenlr
rooted ia the customs of the people every
man buya Ms wife irom the father or from the
family.. On the partof the women no feeling
01 snnmt it aitacneu to the transaction, but
rather a sense of honor ; and, indeed, before
we can pronounce on the subject, we must be
intimately acquainted with the circumstances
and mutt be able to place ourselves exactly in
the position of the Circassians. In our own
country a uircassian girl lives in a slate of sit
vish deiendance on her father and brothers.
net potrttoa it tiioierore u wed when 1 man de
mands her in marriage, and stakes his fortune
to obtain her, at the same time that he liber
atet her frost the servile constraint of her fam
Amone Europeans, a rich man who marries
a poor girl, generally appears actuated bv com
passion she is congratulated on her good for
tune, whioh is sometimes offensive to a wo.
man's pride. If, on the contrary, a rich eirl
marries a poor man, sue purchases her husband
and this 11 humiliating to him. When two
marry who are equally well off.the match has
more or less, the nir of a mercantile transac
tion ; so that it might also appear aa if genuine
and disinterested affection could only be found
in a marriage between two poor persons. But
here again the motive is otien either one
mere passion, a need of mntual assistance and
attendance, or a wish to establish soperate
household. The eastern girl sees in her pur
chase-price the test of her own value
higher the offer the greater her worth. The
purchase of women b ing the common practice
among tbe Circassian, tribes; slave-dealers
whom they are sold are to be regarded simply
as agents, who dispose ot them in marriage
Turkey. Their parents know that a better
lot awaits them there than at home, and
girls willingly go to Turkey.where, nsthe traf
fic has existed for centuries, they constantly
meet their kindred. In their own homes.more
over, the Circassian'men are rongh and impe
rious, and .the women ore slaves to all kinds
drudrcrvand menial labor; whereas the Turk
is a patient and kind husband, and a tender
"The young unmarried Armenian people,
both sexes, enjoy perfect liberty, within
jecpgnizeo limits of manners and propriety.'
Custom-is here precisely the reverse or wnat
prevails intthesurroumling countries. 'Whilst
in the latter, tjie purchase of q wife.is.ttoonly
usual form of contracting a ma rrigeantil which
time the girl remains in peifectseaTusioniamong
the Armenians, on the contrary, the young
people of hoih sexes enjoy fire social inter
course. The girls go where thry like unveilad
and bareheaded. The young men carry
their love suits freely and openly, and marria
ges of affection are of common occurrence.
But with marriage the scene changes; the word
which the young woman pronounces at
altar, in accepting her husband, is the last
18 for long time heard from her lips, from
that moment she never appears even in
own house.unreiled. rhe is never seen abroad
(n the public streets, except when she goes
church, which is only twice in the year,
then closely veiled.' If n stranger enters
bouse or garden, she instantly conceals herself.
With no person, not even her rather or brother
is she allowed to exchange t singlo Word;
she speaks to her husband only when they
alone. With the rest 01 the household
can communicate onlyby gestures, and by talk
ing on her fingers. This silent reserve, which
custom imperatively pretcribes.the young wife
miintains until she has borne her first child,
from which period she becomes gradually
emancipated from her constraint; shespesks
her new born in ant; then nermotber-m-law
it the first person the may address, after
while she is allowed, to converse wift her
mother, then with her sister-in-law. and after
wards with her own sisters. Now she begins
to talk with the young girls in the house,
always in a gentle whisper, that none of
male part of the family may hear what is said.
Tbe wife, however, ia not fully emancipated,
ber education is not e mpieted, until after
lapse of six years, tnd even then she
never speak with sttangera of the other sex,
appear before them unveiled."
ITT"Mother, it strikes me you are Very
"How dare Vnn say to; why, don't yon
I'm making bread V indignantly demanded
ibt lady.. -.. ' '. 1 . .. .
-;"True, tut that's ntilhermort not less
Mr. Jacob Short, on hit way liottir- from
lecture, in which he had been much interest
ed, fall In with a well dressed gentleman who
addressed a casual inquiry to himi From this
inquiry proceeded an animated conversation,
in which Mr. Short became so much interested
that he parted front his new acquaintance with
A moment afterwards, being desltous of
learning the time, he felt for hia watch. To
hia consternation he found it was gone. He
at once bethought himself of tht common prac
tice of adroit pickpockets to put on the guise
of gentlemen, in Older to facilitate their oper-
tions. Ufcouse his suspicions rested tn ms
late acquaintance. Luckily be. was in sight
lie ran after him with a hasty step, and suc
ceeded in overtaking him.
'Surrender that watch I' taid lie, in 1 de
termined tone, 'or the consequence be upon
our own bead.'
The gentlemen, or pickpocket, turned pale,
and looked for 0 moment as if he were inclin
ed to resistance, but the resolute tone and
bearing of Mr. Short Intimidated him, and he
yielded to the requisition.
Mr. Short went home congratulating himself
on the courage be had displayed.
He related the adventure to Ins wile, who
instead of praising bim, as he anticipated she
wonld, exclaimed:
.Why, Jacob, what hare you done ! Yonr
own watch is lying on tbe table where you
left it before going to the lecture. That I
should live see my dear husband a pickpocket-'
Jacob sat down in trepidation. It was
11 true. He had actually committed a high
way robbery, when, as he imagined, he had
only recovered his atolen property.
He slept but lit le that night.. Visions 0!
handcuffs and prison bars floated before his
tronhled mind.and ht rose from a sleepless bed
the next nomine to rend the following an
nouncement m the morning paptrs j
OuTtAct. we learn lhtilie Kev. Mr. C,
when returning from, a lecture last evening,
was violently, assaulted by a straneer nnd
threatened with instant death unless he deliv
ered up his watch. He was accordingly ohli
ged to do so. 'I he person who committed this
outrage ia short tnd stout, witli t ferocioqs ex
pression 01 cou men a nee.
Tins was not calculated 10 cairn ine excited
nerves of Mr. Short. He hardly knew how to
extricate himself from this embarrassing posi
tion. He at length bethouijht himself to send
his wife with the watch tt the Rev. Mr. C,
with a plain statement of the mistake which
had occurred, and with a request,! hat he would
cause the matter lo be dropped immediately.
The negotiation proved successful, and Short
was relieved from his terror. It need not be
raid that Mr. Short has not attempted highway
robbery since tins memorianie occasion, hav
ing come to the deliberate conclusion that 'the
way of the transgressor is hard.'
What will my Mother Say?
ray say a vounr
man t few dart since, when -apprehended for
appropriating his neighbor's property. Oh
what a sermon :s there ! The pious instruc
tion the consistent example the earliest rec
ollections of youth burst upon him with fear
ful vividness I For himself he cared nothing,
he offended the law, and was willing to sub
mit to the penalty; yet the frail foim of that
dear one who taught him to lisp his evening
prayer, appeared ueioreium, tottering towards
hef last resting place, there to lie down in
pleasant dreams." The silver hairs had stray
ed beneath her cap the eye has lost some of
itR brilliancy, but none of its benevolence the
skin is not as fair as when she was led to the
altar the hand, as she leans upon the staff.
has not the delicate proportions of other days;
the step has lost its elasticity, but a turn reli
ance in the faith of her father's sustaining her
chi'dren have grown up in honor, so far asshe
knows, and she is willing to go whenever her
summons comes. Then, do you wonder that
the poor culprit sighs out in the agony of his
heart : " Don't let my mother know its for
she's almost worn out now, and this world
kill her I" Young man, when tempted to sin,
ask yourself; "What would my mother sayf"
When the evil one has assumed his most al
luring form, before you yield, stop long enough
to asi your better nature i "What would my
motner say vvuteianii Uerau.
ETA gentleman away off in Arkansas, who
bad been stopping at a cross country tavern
about two weeks,, writes to a frirnd about the
manner in which "hotel affairs" are conduct
ed. He says:
The regulations of the house ore written in
ahold round hand, and tacked Qftifie nDOf-l
ui c.vii ww-.wim. a ,14,-iuie arc rigiuiy en
forced, and th? ii'rilest deviation ianit u'iih
tta penalty. Here they are t
i uemieinen wiu oues; pieir ooots Before
leaving their rooms, cr they will not be admit
ted to table, without an extra charge of a bit
meal. . ...
2 Gentlemen going to lied with their hoot
on will be finej a nuarter for the first offence,
four bits (or tht second, tnd turned out tnd
sued for their board for the third the laadlord
holding on to the plunder.
3 No person allowed tt call twice for tbe
same dish, without paying in extrt bit.
4 (Jentlemen not on hand at meal-times
cannot come to the table, without paying an
extra bit.
fl Any gentleman found going to the ladies
room will be fined fiveddllvs, and perhaps
turned out, as the case is aggravating.
6 All travelers ireefcnected lo ireat hernr
leaving the house-the landlord holding on
the plunder until he comes out. .
1 Loud snoring not allowed, and tine
t nit for every offence,
8 Country soap for washing given free,
bit t week tor town soap. . ,
3 A half dime will be charged for the priv.
ilege of th: back porch, on ahady afternoons
10 Liquors with white sugar, i bit i drink.
with common, five cents. - . ..
1 1 Tielandlord trusts that his boarders will
observe the above rules, and say nothing!
me proper means win tie ttkeu to see that
they do. -
Two persons met the other day, and
dving so, the one Inquired: 1
"Can you account for this extreme d
"No," responded the other, "can yotif'
"Yes, it is in consequence of the want
Mini" - .
("An editor out west, ib speaking Of
domestic increase, gives the tallowing:
Sound tbe stage horn, blast the trumpet .
That tht Waiting world may know I
Publiett it through ill our borders, '
Even unlo Mexico 1 - ;,-,
Seise your pee, oh, dreaming post .' . .
' And in numbers smooth as may be.
Spread afar the joyful tiding,
Bttti'i got u'littU baby t' " v V
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It published every Thursday uoraiaf. ia th '
room immedittely'ovcr (he Post Officii Miia
Street, Eaton, Ohio, kt the following ratta:
II 50 per aanum, In advance.
2 00, if not paid within the year, and
$3 60 after the yenr has expired.
t"Thee rates will be rigidly enford.1j''
No Paiier discontinue,) unlit all irtniaul'
are paid.unlessat the option of U publisher
UTAH commu mentions addressed to the Ed
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ST fro rhmmuhieelion inserted, fc nitre in
companied by a reapotlsille name. ' 1 - ,.
Additional News by the Steamer America.
NEW' YORK, Friday, September 29.
The Crimet expedition it decidedly the larv :
gest lit the annals of modern, warfare- The
fleet musters 25,000 aaitor and al.OOO etnnonj"
amone the land forces are 20.00 F.nrlith is. .
000 Turks, tnd 10,000 Egyptian!. TheEng-'
nsn squadron, itit virna on tht Sd, and .
the French General, Arnaudi and ILe Turk
sailed on the 6th, and were to Join tbt British '
off the mouth of tht Danube. Tht debarka
tion ia to take rllact kt Point Babu vhra
there Is fifteen fathoms of water. When onto
landed, entrenchments will be made, and then
the Russians will bt attacked in tbe field.
From sea, Fort Constintine, maintaining 110
guns, will be attacked by the fleet. A posi
tion has been discovered from whence tho
Russian fleet can bt burnt or forced to cone
out to set and fight.
Pnnct Menchikoff conducti tht defense of
Sevastopool. There are 60,000 Russian forces ,
camp at Odessa, besides a full garrison art
the city. Many of the Russian ships in that
part have been converted intt tiro ahipa. A
new levy of ten men in ecb thousand is or
dered in the western portion of tbt Rtttsian
Empire. ....
Rumors that the Trench Admiral, Hamilton,
wat opposed to the Sevastopol expedition.tnd .
that Arnaud had taken the sole responsibility .
iso that sealed orders were on the way from
France, were in circulation, but not generally
credited. . ;
The orders calling home the Baltic fleet ,
eaused some apprehension in Eng'and, fearing -that
the Russian fleet will escape from the
Baltic and commit devrista'ibha otl commereBi
It was rumored Napier wishes to resign.
The Austrian forces were formally received
bv Omar Pasha, at Bucharest, hut it is report
ed that Omar and the Austrian commander tf
tefwards disagreed. ' '
A complete rupture has taken plaee between
ersia and the I orte . -
The Independence ftetpe gives thfesubstsnce
of the Czar's last reply to the note tent by
ustria. lie exp esses his surprise that Aus
tria should have transmitted such proposali to
him, unaccompanied by any copeestioni on
the part of the "powers '' :
tie unconditionally rejects Ihe proposais.ina
ys Russia has made every concession com
patible with her honor, and it only remains lor
the Cnar to abide eventualities, and in order
te arrive at a solid basis for negotiations, the
Emperor would avoid increasing the complies
tioue of the war, but will repel with energy
all attacks from whatever quarterr
The advices from India report trade favors-
ble at Calcutta. But in China trade waa Terr
dull and great confusion exists. The insur- .
gents had taken several places near Canton,
and threatened to take that cry. I ht tor
eignets were protected by the factory ships.
The dates from Canton are to the 10th July
and from Shanghai ti the 12th.
The yutch America is advertised for sale.
To military exercises continue it Bologne.
On the 13th t sham battle Was enacted; in in
vading army of 40,000 marched from St. Omer
and atUickedUologne"; arid was met by a aim'
ilar force, and alter immense lire ana moke
Bologne Vas supposed to be taken.
The French Minuter is recalled from Berlin
and F. Barrot is appointed to the office.
The cholera was rapid ;y abating at Paris.
Another outbreak In Spam waa looked for.
Tha Republican party showed great uneasi
ness, and was thoroughly organized through-
tutthe country, and it was believed the pro
gramme of the intended movement was beings .
secretly circulated. The Marquis of Albarda
is recogimzed as being at tht held of the-
movements, nnd he keeps concealed. Public .
tumor also connects Mr. Soult with the movi
ment. ' ' ;
Ouecn Christina has arrived at Lilbon, tnd
from thence proceeds to Paris. .
Cool Yet Accommodating.
A man by the name of Balir, in Sebaslln
county) was lately in very peculiar circum-
Unces. Whilst absent from borne, vaga
bond bv the name of Rose made the tcouaint-
enct of his family, and actually so tor trans
cended the bounds of propriety as to induce
Mrs. Bahr to consent to fun away from her
husband and cohabit with h:m. Accordingly
he yoked up Bahf's oxen loaded the cart with
the effects about ihe house, placed Mrs. Bahr
and her two children on the top of tbern, and
wna just nhout to cry out "get up, Borry,"
when Bahr tnctle his appearance. lie had al
ready heard of his wires unfaithfulness, and
came Up Weeping. .
"Uh, folly jane, folly jane, are you going
to leave me, and take away Bod and Sarin-
MM. bhr nnsweiea ryi...wora, uui me i
tentiottdf Rose Was drawn toHh,B.. lament
- . . - , ...1 .V -1
tlOlts; ' ' . 1
" Whirt'a the matter) Mr. Bahr t" taid Rose,
"folly tnd the children is going to be sep
arated from me," responded Bahr.
"No need 01 that. Mr. Bahr. no need uflhat.
Come and gd along With us; in fact, we need ,
you to pack Water and cary wood. Cheer up
and Come atone. Don't look at the dark aide)
of life, you'll have a first? rate time'. Git up, '
Betty'." Ex. : --if : v
trJi little eirl had been nlavine'.ln the
street Until she had become pretty Well coter-.''
ed with dust.' In trying to wash it off, thai '
didn't use enough water to prevent the dust
rolling np in little bans npon her arms, in
her trouble, she applied to her brother, a lit
tle older than herself, fort solution' of the
mystery. It was explained at once to. hia
satisfaction at leasti t.- '
"Why, sis, you ate made of dust, and if you
don't stop, you'll wash yourself all away." '
This opinion, coming from an elder brother,
wss decisive, and the washing was discon
tinued. . . ,.., ," , ,. .,
! rrrWt heard a good retort in the ear, the
other day, from a tipsy laborer, who had ear- "
ned in hia hand a bottle of "Ere-wa'.er," mild ,
which to keep himself warm ind moist. A
fellow traveller, wishing to poke t little fun tt
him, asked him what he had got in ha hot' :
tie. -. : ,.v,f.-,.U 'ji
"Small Beer," was the reply. , .
"Well," said the other "if it'i srnall beer.
I'llahare it with yott." ,
"No," answered Sawney, "it's too small for
two "
BTlt Is t glorious sight to see two old peo
ple, Who have Weathered the storms and
basked in sunshine of life together, go hud in
bind, lovingly and thougbtfuily, together
down tht gentle declivity of time, with no
anger, nor jealousy, nor hatred, garnered up
against each other, and looking with hops
joy to tht everlasting youth of Heaven, where,
they two thill be out forever. That is a true
mimtge, for it ia a marriage of spirit with
spirit. Their love i woven into a woof of
gold, that neither tiiW nor death, nor tterni
ty can eyer. , .
I " t. ;.f .,'.! ! Mi . ( 1. 4-,. ...

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