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Mom immediately over the Post Office, Main Blreei, Ettort, Ohio, at (lie foifow'iug rates: 11 60per annum, in advtaceo' '. 12 00, if not ptid within (he year, and . 92. 80 after the year bat expired. : . . tiTbeserateawlll be rigidlyenforced. jj.J No paper discontinued until all arrearog'e re paid, onlesaat the option of the publisher JTAII communications addressed lotheEd tor must be sent Tree of postage to insure at enlion. ICNo communication inserted, unless ec ompanied by a responsible Dame. Miscellaneous THE MILLIONAIRE'S DAUGHTER. . One fine morning in the summer of 1833, a handsome hut poorly dressed boy.called at the door of a rich mansion in L e square, in New York city, and offered some baskets ofu irjiw urmiTs mi sine. n .ug uimiumju mi ine fruit, lie was about to dcpnrt, when his at teution was arrested by the appearance of a beautiful girl, . some twelve years old, who crossed the ball near the door. She wn3 the only daughter of the gentleman of the house. 'The kind look which she bestowed on him (truck a chord in his heart, which until lint moment had never vibrated ! "She is very lovely !" I.e exclaimed men tally, "but she is the daughter of a great millionaire-she can lit nothing to me." .He returned to the field in rearch of more fruit, hilt the remembrance of that sunny face attended lain closely in bis rambles. '! am young," lie.continucd to himself. "Would I could make myself worthy of her;" and this thought, though it did not banish the leelint, bui-hed it. A week had pn.-.sed,nd the 1 it: le boy again stood, with palpitating heart, at therieh man's door. His fruit was purchased as before, and be received the' money from the white hand of 'ho fair being, whom from the moment he bad first saw her he had dared id hive. She pose " ' " Hedid.nol lorgel 'lie enter, in; caned..,. again, but the season was adyancir.g, and the fruit had become a scarcity. "I shall not be able to bring you anv more," he said one morning. "I am sorty, for it was a pleasure for me to call here, but we may meet hereafter." ' The youne heart that flutlerf in the bosom of that yomij? girl was touched at the musical, though somewhat melancholy tone in which this was uttered, and she timidly replied that "she would remember him." "We sholl meet again, Miss, when I prom ise you, you shall not be ashamed to acknow ledge the acquaintance of the poor s'.ra-.N berry bov." Three years elaped. The tide of specu lation which wasthen swelling in our coun try, had not reached the flood, nnd the man of wealth with his beautiful daughter, rolled in bis elegant carriage, on their way to Trinity Church. Charlotte was just "sweet sixteen" and the bud was just e hanging to the open rose. She was fair indeed. The service had ended the rnasuificent carriage stood at the church door; the elegant . ly coiuparisoned hores pawed the ground un easilya liveried footman held the door, and the wealthy merchant handed his lovely daughter to the coach, amid tlie low obeisance of her cov admirers. Why does nle notobserve the homage of her thousand butterfly admirers ? A young, but plainly dressed s'ranper stands iniatlyt thaiid of the cbwrcl. 4loor. aud her raze for a moment are riveted on bis features., "Who can it be f " no.she can not remem ber. The carriaee rolls slowly towards tbe.stately mansion of the man of wealth, and Hie father discovers an uncommon quietness i:i his daugh ter's demeanor. "My dear Charlotte, are you ill." "No. father, no I am very well," They arrived at the door the siraWr as there. They alinht he extends a very slight, but resptctoble buw to the heiress, and moves on Atlush tinges that bright cheek she re cognizes him. Charlotte retires to her chamber; she was unhappy but surely, the stranger was notTi-. ing to her, or.she to him. Time rolled on. It was the coldest night of the uncommon cold winter of iSj, and the mtmurable 10th of December. A fire bad broken out in the evening, in one of the prinoipla streets of the business part of the great commercial metropolis. It raged violently and at early morning on the tuc ceeding duy, a great portion of the c it luy in ashes. The millionaire was comparatively albeggar; iirs furniture wus sacrificed, his mansion i. im posed of, fa is splend id hones ond carriage nass--d into other bunds, and even 'Jessie' Char lotte's coal black favorite, w as doomed to pats from them under the hammer. "Poor Jessie ! ' sighed his mistress, "J Hope be may fall in o good hand:,," But nobody wonted 'Jessie,' and he was finally purchased and thiowu tv.ay upon tranter. "Who did you soy was Ihe purchaser?" en quired Charlotte of her father, Mr. Manly, I think,'' said her father. Another year had fled Misfortune h ;d fol lowed in rapid succejion, and the revolu ion of 1837 bad finally reduced ou;triin of wealth lo bankruptcy. The following advtr'i:m,ciit appeared in the papers of the day : -.'Will be sold al public auction, on Wed nesday next, on the premises, the liitlu of re demption to that beautiful college, wilh obotit an acre of land adjoining, laid out in a garden well stocked wilh fruit trees and shrubbery, situated on the tooth side of S'.aten Island, and morgoged o John Jacob Astor, for trie aum often thousand ond three dollars, &c. Sale, positive title indisputable possession given immediately terms cash." .The rif 1) man that was, :n vain oppeaieu io liia sunshine friends for aid. They must hpve aecuiity-the times vtrebard-they bud lost a eood dtal of money-necple sometimes would live loo fast-it wasn't their fault- very sorry, but couldn't help him. From bad to worse he succeeded, and now-, , reduced to the Inst extremity, lie had retired to his beautiful retreat,, with the hope that rigid economy and fresh application to his mercantile affair would retrieve his rupidly sinking fortune. But his star was descending he had no security to offer, and the cottage wet aold.i u : It ww a bright day in autumn the purcbas- . ers were few t there was but litlle competi tion, and the estate passed in o other bands. The purchaser gave notice that h should take possession forthwith, i ; i , . And what was to become of the lovely child ? His last home bad been taken from him, end thai fair girl was motherless. The beart of the fond father misgave him when be received information that the premises mual.be immediately-vacated. ,i i:....- :r't- ' lie had been a proud man, but hia pride wae now humbled, and calmly he resigned himself to this last stroke of affliction. He, too, wept it was a fearful light to see that strong man weep ! i ' 'm .-;!. .. - 'J. . if 'But'tiie troubles were nearly at an end. The day following that upon which the sale occurred bud well nigh past. The afternoon was bright end balmy, the father sat with bis daughter In the raoess of one f the cottage BY W. C. GOULD. Fearless and Free." $l,5Cper Annum inAdvancs. New Scries, EATON, TREBLE COUNTY. 0. MARCH 1.1855 Vol. 11, No. 37. windows, which looked out upon the high road. He had received ,n note from the pur chaser of the cottage, informing him thai be should call npn him in the afternoon, for the purpose of examining be premises more fully Mini be bad had oil opportunity of doing. Tbcj awaited hia visit. t)h, father!" shouted Charlotte, forgetting lor me moment ner sorrows, -ii'.ii, mere is my dailing little Jestie," ond a knock al the ef, hcI a,.01icc t recollect ion. The door was opened by the once princely proprietor of the princely mansion in Le, square. He-lore win sioou u curious ijuKing young man, who inquired lor Mr. h. "That is my name, sir," mid I have the honor of addressing " "Mr. Manly. s;r, now the owner of this I have just received the deed from I my attorney, ami '.villi your permission si. all be glad to examine the es'nte." "Walk in , sir, you are master here, and I rhal' vacate as soon as your pleasure may re quire it. My daughter, sir," be continued, as lie stranger entered the , trior. 1 It is is Mr. Manly, Char.ot'e, the purchaser of our little cottage." "The person wliom you once knew only as i lie poor niawberry boy," continued .Manly as he took berei'euded hand. "My dear, sir" said Manly, adiire.isin? the father, "I am the owner of this cottage. .Sev- en years ago I had the happiness t,i receive finm this fair hand a few shillings in .pnyin.nt offiuit' which I carried to the door ol ' ;l,e then affluent Mr. P., of I. e squsr.- I i,vas but a bov.sir. and a poor bov: but noor as l was, anu weannv as was uns lady, i Carcu c ., ... , ,;,.,, ,',,, to love her. Siucu then 1 have traveled many leauties. I have endured many hardships, with bill n single object in view that .f ma king myseif worthy ol your dnugnter. For tune ha not been rugcard with me, sir: my endeavor.-) have been crowned with suc cess; and I came here to-day not to take pos session f this lovely cottage alone, but to lay my fortune at the feetof worth nnd bsnuty.niid to ofler this fair be:ng a heart which exists but fur herself alone." Charlotte loved, and shortly after gave her h'nnd to Manly. They remained in the cot tape, which was newly furnished; and many times afterwards tid she mount her favorite ' Jessie," al the side of her fond and devoted hmbanil, nnd roam through the romantic acenes which abound in that far famed island. A Curious Mistake. A young Pa, isian, travelling to Ains'erdam, was attracted by a remarkably beautiful house near the canal. lie addressed a diilchninn, in French, who stood near, in the vessel, with: "I'ray, sir, may I aslt lo whom that house lehrngsf The Hal'andcr answered him in bis own lantuat'e : "U kan net vt-rstan," (I do not understand you.) The Parisian, not doubting he was under stood, took the dutchinan's answer for the propiietor's name. Ob, ch V-tniiHs,' "HlwXinwS to ftr. Kuw iferstan! Well, I am snru he "must be very agrefablysilucted! The house is most cliarm inif, and the garden appears delicious ! I don't know that 1 eversawn Letter! ' A friend i f mine hai one like it, near the river Choise; but I certainly give this 'ho preference!" he added many other observations of the same kind, to which the dutchman made no reply. When he arrived at Amsterdam, he saw a most beau woman walking on the quay, arm in arm with a ecntlemnii. He asked n person who pi.ssed him, who mat charming I ln.lt, ten.. . lilt, tl.a nnl ,1 ml.,?! Tl n , ,!(, French, replied : "Ik kan net versfnn." "what, sir !" exclaimed our traveler, "is that Kaniferston's wife, whose house is n'-nr the canal ? Indeed his lot is enviable, to pos sess Mich a noble bouse nud so lovely a com nan ion !" The next day, when he was walkimr.be saw ome trumpeters playing at a gentleman's i'oor, who had got the Inrgest prize in the Pulcli Lottery. Our Parisian, wishing to hi informed of the gentleman's name, it was stiil answered: "Ik kan net ver:tan." "Oh !" said he, this is ton treat an accession of good fortune ! Mr. Kauiferslim, proprietor ofsuch a fine Imu-e, husband to such n beau tiful woman, and lo get tho largest pr ze inth lottery! Il must be allowed there are ionic fortunate men in the world !" About a week alter this, our traveler sawa verv ,u.1f.ri. funeral, lie a. ked who it was. j "Ik kau lie-vi rs an." replied the person of ; i,,,. . t . ,.jrt,. "Uh, gracious !' exclaimed In-; "poor ?lr. Kanih-rrdan, who had such a noble house, such an angelic wife, and the largest prize in the lottery! He mini .have quitted ihi.i woiid with a great deal of regret ! Hull thouJit his happiness as too complete to be of loirg i c! t roi io 1 1 1 He then went home, rolle-ciing on the ui S'ability i f human affairs. A Learned Elephant. "That's n '-urry knowiu' hanniin.il of youi'n," raid a cockney to tie elephant's keeper. "Very," said tie keeper, quite cool. "He performs strange tricks and bnnties, don't be T" inquired the cockney, eyeing the animal through a glass. "Very surprising, indeed," said thekeeper. "Among o'her queer thiinrs we've learnt him I W put money in mat uox up mere. try turn ! with a not ar. ,,,, The cockney handed he elephant a dollar, nnd sure enough be took it it Ins trunk, and V 11 "' a '"S"' ' rt':"-n Veil, (hut's werry hextrion'inarv haston- ishin' truly ! Now let's see him take it hout and 'and it back.f "We never learnt him to do that," replied the keeper, with a knowing look, and then turned to stir up the monkeys and punch the hyenas. rrrA western Justice of Ihe Peace ordered . in "rnm. nn nnd he sworn." He was informed that the person was deal ami .t.iml. ! flnn'r care." said the Justice, pas- this bench, it shall not be violated er invaded. WhaMhe constitution guarantees to a man he sbou'dhave I reckon." i-Li i ' ' rrToeniny lo-dav stop worming about to morrow - Next week'will be just as capable oftokin'i? eere of itself as thin one. And why sltonldn't'llt It witt have seven days' more experience."' ; 1 .' , V .! i, i -,, ; , , TTAa exebanee tells an incredible story ol a W vhivcjtiiBht hunsrv doe and tied him by the tail, Md then coaxed- him out of b'e skin with t piece of liter. , . -f MAX STOLPRIAU. A TALE OF BASHFULNESS. shy nnd awkward, cannot adapt liimselflo the way:: of the world, is unacquainted with the usages of society, and never knows what to do with his hands an 1 feet; otherwise be is a , good and clever fellow enoiu'li." - There hi a certain misforlnne in the world, not usually enumera'ecl in the list of common misfortunes, but " hich, nevertheless, ought to I afford a living illustration of the truth oi my assertion. I Mv father, find rest his soul, sent me dili- j gently to school; there 1 earned some knowl- ei'se. although our city schools at that period weie none of the best. ! l.-.ery one said, ".Max lias talent, nut lie is Fuch was the general opinion ofme. Read-1 er, do yon pt.-rc-ive my failiu" ? My worldly ediicfition was defect ive. Piligcnt at scbooL- and in the work s!, op, ! was uncleanly and negligent of niy :i t i re : was civil, obligins; and honest, but ba-ihfiil withal, ro that I ran off when unknown per.-ons approached; try eyes never knew where to look for a resting pl.ic when addressed y n stranger,-and if called upon !o moe-t a lady with civility and polite-' nfss.I became r-o'ed to the spot, speechless, .and s'iffas a ramrod. Knnugli politeness and ease of manner, as they r.r called, are ccueerns no le-3 pertain-, ! ing'to life and life's comfort, than bread, po- i inioes. Or a ulass of water. Mnnv yoii'iB centleinen, as I hnve-oflen ob-l served, are greatly wauliiiL' in these respec'.s. Many a one on ;mn into sof iety is sntliy at a los bow to dispne of his extremities, nnd won! 1, one can ea.-ily pero-ive, have much rather left them at home. Manysuch'an un fortunate knows not where to euarler his hands thrusting them at one moment into nis waist coat, at another into his breeches pockets, then in despair rai ,ing one nr other to Ins oc ciput, there to scratch ly way ol variety. Among o'her ill-luck entailed by niy nwK- wnrduess, may be reckoned that of beius still a bachelor, of huviriij reached my fifty second year without br. in? ble:;t with a wife. o sooner was my old aunt ilend, anil 1, tier sole lieir, thereliy rendered comparatively ai fluent, than I, then in my thirtieth year, was led to seek the hand of a you n if 'ady, who to oner qnanticiiiions mined neuuxy, virtue, nun- ability., anil wealth besides. I was well pleased with my pret'y llarbari; matters were quickly arranged, and nothing re- mained In! to cultivate the acquaintance. I was acei.ru in I y to meet h"r at the house o her cousin, nud an invitation to dine was for warded to III". (if larite p-ir'.ies I bad a perfect horror; my aforesaid defective education making me shy and timid, but then what will nol mm do o secure the favor of a Unrbara r So P put on niy best Sunday suit, white silk stockings, a bran new hair h's, and apole green cat, with Inrite pearl bu'toiii in a word, made myself snrurt ns n bridegroom. . Uu leachiiiir the door ol the cousin house, however, niy heart.beg n to Ihuinp again.tt my ribs; ns though I had a smithy ol work within breast. "Il I could only feel nisured there be no par'y," thouulit I "would lo bea- veu it wtro over." Fortunately I found the cousin aloc.e, mak ng up an accounl in his study. "You are somewhat late friend .Slol priau," said he. I made twenty iucliuaiiuis right and left and laughed in perfect agony to look agreeable, lor the fear of meeting a large party engrossed every thought. The cousin having . finished, looked rrnud, for some sand. Anxious to be of service, I rushed forward, seized, as ill-luck would have the hiK stand instead ol me -.in uox, aim. poured a whole stream of the best black wri ting fluid over the neatly kept ledger. I thought I should have immediately fainted from sheer fright, and in my contusion hurried ly drew forth my snow-while pocket handker chief to wipe il up. Willi nn exclamation of "What onenrlharo you .Iniuir there, friend Stolpriau ?" my en'er taiuer smilint'ly inteiposed, and pushinif me and my black aud white kerchief gently aside, quickly put things to rights, then led the way to the apartment where the company were as-1 sembled. I followed, but with n troubled spirit, and on l inking down was horrified tn idisene an ink-blot as large csa fliiin on mv left white silk stocking. "Help me, heaven!", I mentally groaned, "what will the company think ?" ' The room door was opened. I, awkward, booby that I was, thinking to show myself light and graceful, as well as clever nnd (Milan!, sprang forwards, bowim.' right and left, backwards and forwards, scraping first with one foot, then with the other, in all di-r-ctioiis. nnd n t perceiving a female domes tic ju.1t before m who was in the net of dish ing up a pie, d.ishvd my head with such force into her back, as to send 'he pie flying out of the oisli on the 'nor, rind sowith compliments and ducking and bowing I blindly advanced. 1 felt as thoug-h I were in ba'tle, and about to rush on the enemy's gnin. u iii civil tliiim.'! was said on I lie parrot tin: c -ii nanv 1 know not. as vet I bad not the l panv 1 know no!, ns yet I had not the to look up, but continued, like one id, bowing and scraping, and eiacu-' ';vnr humble servant," in all direc ntil cut short by a fresh mishap. c i-i to look up, but continued, like one' I hn! in fact reached Hie pie which slill lay in fact reached Hie pie which si ill lay liiere, for the seriaut hid not sufficiently re' eovi-r-d from her frighl and loss or breath, and s'ood slating at the masvr-piece of cookery dashed to pieces on the floor, without on ef fort tn remove i!. All at once, while engaged in making a fresh inclination, my nnfortuna'e left fuot wandered into tin- pastry. I saw nothing, lor all become dark before my eyes. Disgraceful ly, but naturally enough, my foot slid from under me, in on instant personal and political balance wer? lost, and down I came, measur- my whole length, just five feel seven on the floor, to ihe nn small alarm of sonic, the irrepressible laughter of others of the largu and worshipful company there asuembled. In falling, I broiibt down two chairs, which I had seized hold of in order to save myself, together with a young and pretty female, w ho in an pronHuiiuy was ni nai momeiii nuom hi seal herself, but now wilh a speed equal to nun oi oer nair, cnnir ruiiiug on me uout o-1 Gracious heavens 1 it was my Bar- bara. A terrible clamor arose, and as I lay IhQre, 1 1 roared luslily too, for seeing in addition to myself and the two chairs, a lady stretched on Ihe floor, 1 felt persuaded that a shock of j earthquake had taken place. To my great re-: 1 lief I soon found thai noeorlhquoka hadcaus- jed this melanchhly fall, bul as already nana- ted, only veal pastry. ' . we got up.. 1 he cousin treated the whole, aiioir as an excellent joKe. it. was very wen I for him to joke, but 1 could have wept, nay could have died wnb shame and vexation , went to the mantle-Diece. without offering one word of apolpgy, butts all were laughing and, giggling orouna, i laugnea too, ami iiitew irom gome new evil would ar:-e nut of these nbom- jnnble civilities. Hence I became more and rftore pressins, and lookinr; imp oriin'ly into i,e face of my ehnrm r, firfot li e plate al cottage.. jtoiether. T he ennsequenee was that I pour- The cousin was sn gnl'atit ns to place me next to fiarbsra. I had rather b. en situated near a volcano than at the side of this amiable and prettyereatnre. I felt mot extraordinary sen be. s-itions while t1 ns in juxtaposition with mv , e l to the spot with astonishment, At fi"t, .n :ing tho plates nnd dishes closely following on my heels, 1 could attrili mv pte the freak only to witch-craft, but thecoii wi!l yin snrinsins wi'Ji botii feet n lo th.- table time to tiir.e stolen glances at the cause of my mi fortune. At last we took our place at the table. future bride. "I the nsseinMeil gxests I ven- tureii nly to take a rapid glance at intervals. Soup was served round. Karbara offered mesome - biil how could I accent it ? She herself was yet unprovided. Compliments were exennnped. ami I already fori -saw that e( the burnin? so;ii into Raima's lap, nnd nver her cloth' , and en tpvirin:' with haste (n withdraw It -"nl the remainder into mv own np, deluging alil:e my garnien'f and my ringer napkin. It was n fia'i-rml division. 1 slmll never fonei it. I rt -memberall a:- tl.otirh it had occurred but yesteiday. It was crab Snun. 'n,fi rhamvne flnrhnra b-ft the table. I stammered oin sundry npolotdes. The guesm endeavored to coupo n me, and a frii plate was Landed tonn. Meanwhiliny pantaloons v-ere streaming from the innndat'on. p.nrbara waarblig'-d to hav her dress ehanjed. she returned, and I endeavored a:ain and at'ain to eicuse niy.'elf as well as 1 could, On nerceivim.' thr.t she smiled cracionslv. T felt somewhat re assniVd, and h-vnn to lirnh 1 lie t-oli persp:ration Irotn my f,u not wilh iiiy hand but wi'.h rny chief. e, of course ponket-Ker- Alas, amidst the accumulated dhas'ers that bad since occurred I had e'ean forgo'ten the link-business. In dryine off the perspira'ion, I rubbed in the ink so thoroughly, that dfl ie- p'neing the handkerchief in my jmcket.c whole compaov were amazed to !.nd me con verted into a blackamoor. Tilterines and roars of hmdiler succeeded, Politeness compelled mo to join in the Inui'li, and I did so be ir'ily lor som 'in", without knowing why or wherefore, until 1 found that somen! i lie )a "-s were livci.iuing atiuni'-l ft the blnckncsi i f my visaie, nnd n iw fir the first time I tu rr clveil that my handkerchief ,fl(i p()t me in o a Iresli scrape, end wha'. an opper.raiiee I r.nt! present. r,inrrn .-v preeipi'ntely from Ihctalde, nn, commence I a retreat towards t,e kitchen, in order to wa-'i mvse'.f, and while so iIoIdl, fori had inadverten'ly liniteie-d a corner of ti e table cloth instead of the table napkin to my waistcoat, 'lown came nh.tr i and oi-liM, boiled and roa-" meats, salad, spinach, bott'l-s atid salt cellars, flesh and fowl, knives nud lorks, spoons and eiri'ses. All rusneii a'ler me with a featl"il crashin? and clatter. The guests, on witn-in; all the irood things thus suddenly withdrawn and many a delicacy on whir h they hs '. set their hearts ennw full in career after m ;, s.it open mouthe I and rivet- cloth brought i', togethei with the attached button, nwny with a jerk, and brought me lo a sense o' niy situation. I sought, as fist ns my legs could carry me not the kitchen but tho stairs, flew ni'r'-'' the street, nud did no', halt till I reached ny chamber. For four weeks not a Sou! did 1 admit f my presence, and I never thought of ina'rimouv without a snsa'icn of giddiness, nni a to lar;e parties, the bare idea briugson n fit of aeue. I now lunch mvself at mv helplessness. Hut my history may serve to many, not indeed ns an example, but for warning and instruction. Contempt of Court. a voice of thunder, the sheriff proclaimed si blockhead ence. Tin re was a pause the judge looked over and saw an old gentleman who hud not vet uncovered his le nd. The court could not ; ' I manly, but the law is impi rat i f , and 1 reck ing ' on I'll stand it : so here is four bits, and the four do! I :rs and a half that you owed me when ; we stopped playing al poker Ibis morning just makes us .square." An amusing incident occurred in a court room, son, e veais since, in one of the back counties of Missouri, The court as sealed Upd the cause about to be Hied. Now, Ins honor 1! e jndg, stricken in years, vet I.e Win ..uld a man well ride a race, shoot o rifle, and shuffle nnd deal r,s well as the next man, and he who prsmnel to trifle with the dignity of the court, on these occa sions, generally fullered most. Well, ns I was s:,ing, his honor was seated and n cnce about to he commenced, when in Ir-iok stieh il i.' respect to his liiL'ui'y, and his; ca! le 1 en! in an autlioii'.ive tone. "Mr. Sheriff-remove that old gentleman's hat." That functionary, who bad until now stood in n coiner, lean in utiou his rilV, stepped up im,l iv.li'elv kit I oT the offender's Jin 1 wj:(, that murderous insiiuiiient, whereupon Mr. Hadirer Jhilitt r was the oll'eo ler's name,) seized the hat ami clapped it on his head, and loudly e.( .aimed, ".Iml-'rt I'm hnhl !'' "Mr. SheriuV'said the indignant court, "we instruct you again to Kniove that hat." The order was instantly executed, and no sooner (lore than :Mr. li iitger repiaceu u.e imi (. i,;.; !t.(., iie second time, again insistou' that I w as bald. The off. uded jude now waxed warm, nnd rising up in bis seat, ordered the clerk lo en ter a fine of five dollars lor a contempt of court, uud to be committed unlil the fine was pn il. Mr Had. er was thunderstruck. He delib era'ely w.dked up to the bench, ond layin down o half dollar before his honor, in a sol emn manner thus gave his views. i V nr sentence, indite, is most ungentle ! Of nil real "o ld fellows," sailors deci works. A lew (lays ao one oi mem reiuru sideme. ; from Ihe trenches felt fatigued, and was resting at the foot of the hill some way from the encampment. Two Russian soldiers pass- I dedly take the lead. A letter from the Crimea snj..;. j W'e have lo!s of sailors helping us in the ed him. L'p tot Jack, and though they were bot h armed, captured them, jumping upon the hack of one of them, and ltd the olher bv the ear. An officer who met this queer cavalcade asi;e, what he was Bunul ?" uh," said Jack, "I'm riding this one, and when he peU tired I'll mount the other." In lnj, y e he rode into the camp. rrr Were we to take as much trouble in be- I , ine what we ought to be, as we take in dis- . euismg what we really are, we might appear like ourselves without being at the trouble of auy uisguue ei an. THE ONE LITTLE FAVOR. . ' 1 Tl.u notde hearted sin-ji.-rnnd the poor vo honor .; man wept together. As for Pierre, nlwavs ; mindful of Him who watches over ihe tried j and tempted, he knelt d.iu u by his mother's bedsi.le, n.-'kiiu 0 oil's b!i.-'.ii:g on the kin l.ulv who had deiuied to notice tl.eir affliction. Little Pierre sat humming bv the bed side of his sick mother. There wfrs no bread in the closet, and for the whole dav he has not tasted food. Yet he sat humming to keen up his spirits. Still at times be thought of his loneliness and hunger, and be could scarcely keep the tears from hiseyes, for he knew noth inir would be Os gra'eful to hi poor invalid mother as a good orange, and yet he had not a penny in the world. The little song he was singing was bis own; I one tie lird composed with nir ami words; tor the child was a genius, a fervent worshiper at the .shrine of music. As the tears would roll down bis cheek and his voice would faberat his sad, sad thoughts, he did not dare let his mother see, but hastily risinir, burned to the window, and there wnethed a rnnn'putling'up n greatbill with yel low letters, announcing that Madame M , then a favorable cantatrice, would sing that evening at the temple. "0, if I could only g-," thought little Pierre, and then pausing a momon he clasped his bands, his eyes liithte! up with unwonted lire, and runninz to the little stand smoothed down his yellow curls, and tak ills' (rom a little box some old stained paper, gave one eager glance ot his mother who slept, and Tan speed-1 ily from the house. "Who did you si-y woswaitinir for me?" said Mndnine I. , lo her servant. ' I am already worn out with company." "It is only a Wry nrettv little bov, v.llh yllow curls, who says if he can see you, he is sure vou will not be sorrv, aud he will nut keep you a loomem." "Oh, ell, let him'come," said the beauti ful sint-er with a smile. "I can never refute children." $ S Little Pierre cami,''l's I"1- ""der his arm, and in his hand a.1" a-liWl- roll of paper:;. Wi'h ual for a child, he wandered manliness unusual for a child s'raieht to M , and bou in.', said: "1 came to see you, because niy mother is very sick, and we are too poor to get food nnd medicine. I thou-'bt that, perhaps, if you would only sing in v Intle song nt one of your eiand con- cerls, mavbn, some publisl.ei would Lit v it lor i, " i t . f i i . i a small sum, ami so 1 could get food and med icine ic.r my mother." The beautiful woman rose from her seat ; very tall and stately i-he was; she took the lit t'e roll from Lis hand and lightly hummed the air. "Diil you enmpo'e it?" she , nitric.'- 'V0U II child ? Aud the words ? Womflf'il Utile ge nius! Would you like to rouie to my Con cert ?" the asked after a few minutes of thou Jit. "(Hi, yes:" nud the boys eyes grew languid with happiness "but 1 could not leave my mother. "1 will send somebody to take care of vour 1 mother for the evening, and here is a crown j wi:, which do you go n ti get food and inedi- icine. Here is one of my tickets come to- j nitht; that will admit y.u to a seat Dear me; my good little fellow your mother has a treas ure in vnu." Almost beside himself with joy.Pierre bought some oranges, and many little luxuries besides and carried them home to the poor itvatid, lellim, n t without tears, of his good for' line. Never bad Pierre been in so grand a place. The music clashing and rollii g, the myriad lights, the beauty the flashing of eves, the ruttiiiif of silks, bewildered eyes and brains At last she came ond the. child sat with his glance riveted on her glorious face Could he believe Iliat the grand lady, all flashing with jewels, whom everybody scented lo Ivor- ship, would really sing bis little s-onp ? llrenthle'S he wailed the band, the whole! baud struck up a plaintive little melody; he knew it and clapped his hands for joy, And oh ! how she sung! It was so simple, so; mournful, soul-subduing man.' an eye dim-1 med with tears, aud m ncht could be heard but the touching words of the little sung oh '. so touching ! Pierre walked home ns if he moved nn the air. What cared he for money now! The grentest'prima donna in nil Kurope had sunghis soiib, and thousands had wept at his grief. I he next day I.e was fi iguteoed at a Visit , from Madame M , slie laid her hand on is yellow curls, nnd turning to the sick wo- niaii, sau!, "our bttle l.oy, Madame, has brought you a fortune. I Mas idle red this morning, by the most reliable publisher in three hundred pounds lor his lilile song, and after he had realized a certain amount by the sale, little Pierre is to share the prof.'.a. Madame, li.anl; J jd that your soil has a gift from IKaveii." 1 And the n.cinorv of that nrMer made Ihe singer more tender-hearted, and she, who was the idol of England's nobility, ike the world's great master, went about doing good, and in herearlv. h.innv death. when the era ve damps catliereu over her brow, and her eves grew I dim, he who slood by lu-r led, his bright fjee I clothed in the morning of sighs and tears, and ! smoothed her pillow, and lighted her last mo- ; metiis ny ins unuying niieciion, was me nine I Pierre of former days now rich, occomplish ...... '. 1 f I n n. OOP ol llle nv.cl 'e i.ie.l conmoKer nl ,i ' .i., ' All honor to those ,-rerd be.irts. who. from th' ir high s'ations, send down b uiily to the widow, ond to the fatherless child. 1 " 1 he o'.her day one nt Mdow It's admi- rerswas complaining of the tooth-ache, Mrs. li's ooy immediately spoke up: "Well, sir, why don't you do as ma does She takes her teeth out and puis 'em back whenever she wants to." A few minutes afterwards, the boy was whipped on some pretence or other. UVJohti how does the themometerstand?" "Against the wall, dad." "I mean how in the mercury ?" "I guess it is pretty well, dad, it hasn't complained lately." '.You little rascal, is it anycolder than yes terday ?" "I don't know, dad;J'll go out and feel." ffTA lady's heart is a delicate institution, and should be treated as such. There are some brutal specimens of corduroy that seem to" 11, in k the little bealer made to toss about like a joke, a dove, or a boot-jack. Young man, if you don't intend to take it to the mil liner and parson, jest let Miss What'a-her-name's heart alone ri Jit off, too. UTThey have a strong man down in Texas. He has raised a family of fourteen children, and once broke a horse. He can hold out vrong inducements with one arm. Effects muscle, every bit of it. ErThe man who 'brought down Ihe house,' has gone back after the cellar. Rates of Advertising. One square, (Mes) 3 insertions, " fl( " " Each additional inreition, 2 " Three months, ... 3.C0 " " Six months, - 6,00 " Twelve montbi,; ... 8, 0 One fonr'h f column pet year, 16,00 " hair ' " " - 18,00 " column ' " " 30,00 All over a square charged a. two quarts. I j'AdveriLsemen's inserted lillfoicid Uh expense of the advertiser, JOB tVOlfK Execu'ed at this Office Vith neatnesa an espatcb, at the lowest possible rates. The Baffled Lawyer. i i i At the last sitting of the Cork Assires, case was brought before the Court in which the principal witness for the delence was a tanner, well known in ihe surrounding eoun Iry by the subriquet of 'Crae? Pal's. I'pon 'Crasy Pat' being called upon for his evi.-leuce, the attorney for the prosecution everted to the utmost extent his knowledge of legal chicanery, in the endeavor to force the witness into some slight inconsistency, up-n which he might build a 'point;' but he was excessively annoyed to find that Crasy Pat'i evidence was Consistent throughout. Perceiving that acute questioning failed to answer his purpose, the disciple ol1 Coke and B'ackstoue betook himself to that oftentimes suce,sful resource of lawyers ridirule. 'What did you say your name wast' he in quired flippantly. 'Folk.i call rae Crasy Pat, but Crasy Pat, eh? A very euphonious title; qude romantic, ch?' Romantic or not, sur, it wudn't be a bad idea if the parliament wud give it to yourself, nn' lave me to chnse another.' This caused a slight laugh in the court-room and the presiding judge peeped over hisspeeta- cles at the attorney, as much as to say, You nave your match now ir match now.' And what did you sav your trade was?' continued the disconcerted barrister, with en Blurry look nt the witness. I'm a tanner, sur." ' 'A tanner, eh? And how lone do vou think it would tane ynu to tan an nx-hidet Well, rnr, since it snmestobe very imnor- t mt fur you to know, it's myself that'll jist e!l ye that's intirely own' to circumstances, iii'ireiy.' 'Did you ever la 1 the hide nfan ass?' 'An ass? No sur; but if you'll just step down the laneultber the. Coort, be jabers Pitt give ye physical demonstration that I cud Ian the hide of an ass in the shortest end of three minutes.' The u expected reply of the witness brought forth roars of lauehter, in which the bench heartily joined; whilst the baffled attorney, blushing to the eyes, hastily informed 'Crasy D.i' i:..i i,. ii... ... u ... I'al' that he was no loneer required. He was there too. Ala recent election in this Stale, a lad pre sented himself at the polls to claim the bene fit of the elective frauchi.se. Feeling n deep interest in a favorite candW date, the father, who was evidently opposed to the hoy's preference, stood atthe ballot-box, Biulchallenged bis right to.vot , on the ground of not being of age. The young man declared that l.c was: twenty-two years old; that he knew it, and he insisted upon his right. The father becoming indignant, and wishing, ns the saying is, to "bluff him off," before the judtes, said. "Now, Hob, will you stand up there and contradict me? Don't 1 know how old you are? Was'ni I Ihe'e. Hob looked his contempt for the old man'i speech, as he has ily replied: Thuiiderotion a'pose you Waa wasn't t I there too. This settled thesire, and in went the scion'a . VOte , i j I ' I ! O'Lnura was disconsolate. Henry had long (flirted, but never popp'd the question. Hen j ry went his way. Poor Laura'a aunt for con solation, brought her a love of a spaniel pup. I "My dear," sa) the aunt, "the puppy can do ' everything but speak." "Why agonize me?" says Laura, "that s the only tlaut 1 lound with the other." Whether Henry ever beard the latter remark, report snith not. D"A toast for the ladies, "Old bachelors, may they lie on a b-;d of needles sit alone on a wooden stool- eat alone on n wooden trench er minus the bosom nud shirt-collar button all winter, and be their own kitchen-maid!" .Shocking! Nearly as bad as the "pope's cuise." ' lv ,,t ss the world 'ags. I T7-A nersoiibeine asked what Was meant bf 1 tjie (..amies of life? answered, "Heal estate, ma!iey, an 1 a nnl gO'id dinner." That .,.,, was c materialist, head and heels. He ; s l;(! lC was nmi would rather chew a quid of j iCo. Fives than es-chew Spirtualism. Perfect- i rj-A jout'gman now-n-days has to be ex Loudou, ceedmgly circumspect about marrying. In i j I ? i of nine rnes out of ten he will very likely get one fourth flesh, the bulunce coffee-bsgs, cot- ton, whalenone and cutset boards. tj'rAn Iri-dirpan, on being told to grease the wnson, returned in about an hour afterwards and ..aid "I've graiz'd every part ov t e wag on, inside nnd on e, ye-r honor, but, by the blue hairo' M ists' wig, 1 can't get al the sticks the wheels hang on, sure." 3T"l'-ipn. said a little boy to his parent, ore not s.iilars very small men ?" "N'o, my dear," answered the father t ' "Pray, what leads you to suppose they ore .smaii r- i , . , . ' "IVentise," replied the young idea.amartly. "I read the other day, of a sailor goinffo ileep j iu bis watch." irr"Hridget, where'R the tea-kettle f" t flii.,. n,.,r,n. lr O'lSTeil. Ihe new lionrner. ' o-..o- , .... - , i is" washing his leel in it. The last seen of ! Mr.O'Neil, he was going down the front step about six inches in advance of an empty coal scuttle. p"A person who undertckes to raise him self by scandalizing others, might as well sit down on a wheelbarrow, end 'ry to wheel himself. 0"A debating society away down East is discussing the following question: "If a mn i builds a corn crib, does that give him a right tocno corn r" JTAn old bachelor.who edits a paper some where in the western country, pul"Melan choly Accidents," as a head for .narriages in his paper. ICcA mother-in-law, coming, up from the country, and bringing ber boxes with her, is generally a sure piognostication of a hard winter. . -i n.- XTScnndal, like a kite, to fly well, depends very much on the length of the tale it has to carry. DMore persons fall out concerning the right road to heaven than ever get to tbeend of their journey. tZTtf a man is n t married, the ladies make free of him to say that iii$appointmet is the cause. 1LTA friend of ours kept his hand, warm a I winter from "mittens," he got from the ladies Cheap way foi a supply f comfortables.