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For The Belmont Chronicle.
On the Death of Mrs Mary A. McConnaughy.
From his high Judgment soat,
Tlio Lord of Haiti in thrilling whiter spake
To rite it is bat meet,
And I, another soul from Earth will take.
No nged weary ono,
Who from this Earth was longing to be free, j I
Whose timely r;u:e was run
F.'en to the porttli of Eternity, !
f Was eall'd by this decree,
Dut a fond wife fc mother, o'er whose brow !
Time'" tide, was rolling Ireei
At tb.il command waebumbljf forced to bow.
And yet she murmor'd not,
Though the strong tics that hound her lure
on liarth
Were no'er by her forgoti
SJio meekly bowed to slaiin a second birlh.
Well may the Hatband mourn,
Whore childhoods grief the stcarncsl hearts
can move,
This blow so sadly homo ; ,
Doprivod them of a trusting mother love.
Now aged Parents Wfep,
That eue from llieir well cln rislud bind
hits fled;
And sisters fondly keep
Their mournful vigils for the loVdd one dead;
And brothers who were noar,
To share their sorrows with that stricken
band, j
May kindly drop a tear J
For those w ho sojourn in a distant laud.
May p.v.c.o to hiin b' giv'n j 1
Whose heart with anguish has been sadly
fentt '
Earth's fondest ties are riv'n, 'I
To strengthen reeling! that arc almost spent. 1
Thus are life's lessons sent,
We love, and hope and truif, but scarcely
'Till the last shaft is spent,
That wu must bow submissive to the blow.
But then we're plainly shown
This blessed truth, through Christ who died
to savo,
That to us shall be known
An Immortality beyond the grave.
Pleasant Valley, O, Dee. lid 1855.
"I'll not live this way!" exclaimed M ri. 1 1
i Lyon psssionatsly. "Such disorders, wrsng T
r ling, and irregularity, rc I) me of peace and
makes the buUM a bedlam, instead of u
quiet home. Tom!" she spoke sharply to i
a bright little fellow who wal pounding i
away with a wooden hammer on a chair
and making a most intolerable din, "atop
that MUM this instant!" And you lam, not
a word from your lips. Ii you can't live
in peace with your sister, I'll separate you.
D'ye hear hush! this instant. "4
"Then make Jnle give me my pin cush
ion. She's got it in her pocket."
"It is no tucli thing, 1 hate not," re
torted Ju'.ia.
'You huve, I uy."
"I tell you I bevn'ti
"Will you hush!" The face ol Mrs.
Lyon was fiery red; aim ahc stamped upon
the floor as she spoke. .
"I want my pin-cushion. Make Julc
give me my pin-cushion."
Irriated beyond control. Mrs. Lyon caughl
Julia by the arm, and thrusting her hand
In her pocket, drew out a thimble, a piece
Of lace and a pen knife.
"I told you it wasn't there. Couldn't
you believe me!"
This impertinenco wis more than the
tnolher could endure, and acting upon lier
indignant impulses, she boxed the ears of
Julia soundly, con-sinus ut the same time,
that Emily was chiefly to blame for t',
this trouble, by a wrong Sacculation of her
aister, sho turned upon her, also, administ
ering an equal punishment. Frightened by
all this, the younger children whose in
cessant noise, for tlie last hour, had con
tributed to the overth row of llieir mother's
temper, became suddenly quiet, and skulk
ed away into corners, and the baby, that
was aeated on ti e floor, between two pil
lows, curved her quivering lips, and glanc
ed fearfully up to the distorted face in
which sho hud been used to see the love
light that made her heaven.
A deep quiet followed this burst of pas
sion like the hush that succeeds the storm.
Alas, lor the svll traces that were left be
hind. Alas, fur the repulsive image ol
that mother daguerrcotypd in (an instant,
on the memory of her children, and never
10 be cfTiiccd. HOW tunny, innny t!mc,ln
after yen, will not n sigh bssVS their
bosom la (hat painful reflection looks out
upon them from amid the detircr remem
braneea of childhood.
A woman with good Impulses, but with
scarcely, any control, was Mrs f.yon. She
loved her children, ami desired their .good j
Thit they showed Eo little hirhesrance.onc
with the other, manifested so littlo fratern
al sflecllon, grieved her deeply.
"My whole life is mnde unhappy by it!"
she would often say, "What is to be done!
It is dreadful to think of a lomily growing,
up in discord and disunion. Sister at vari
ance with ailtert and brother lilting his
hand IgalDst bro'her."
As was iimal alter an ebullition of pas-'
sion Mrs. Lyon, deeply depressed in spirits
as well as discouraged, retired frrm her
family to grieve and weep, til'titg the
frightened baby from the floor she drew its
head tenderly against her bosom, and leav
ing the nursery sought the quiet of hor
own room. There in humiliation, she re-,
called the stormy scone thro' which she
had just passed, and blamed (irrr.elf for
yielding blindly to passion instead of meet
ing the trouble among her children with 11
quit t discrimination.
To Weeping calmness succeeded. Stiil,
she wal perplexed in mind, us well as
grieved at her own wunt of sell-control
What was to be doiio with her children.'
How wero they to br; governed arlgliti
Painfully did sho feel her own unfitness
l"r the i.-k. By this time the baby was
sleep, mid the mother felt something of
ihat tranquil peace that every true mother
knows, when a young babe is numbering
in her bosom. A hook lay on n shell near
there she was sittug, and Mrs. Lyon,.
ICsrcely conscious of the act reached out
her hand lor the volume. She opened it
without feeling any interest in its contents
hut she had only read a few sentences
when tins remark arrested her attention:
"All right government of children begins
with self-g ivernmont " 1
The words seemed written for her, and,
the truth expressed was elevated instantly
Into perception. She saw it in the clearest
light, and closed the book and bowed her
;iead in sad acknowledgment of her own
lirors, Thus lor some time, she had been
iniHg, when the murmur oi voices from
below grew more snd more distinct, and I
he was s ion aroused to the painful foot,
that, as usual) when left alone, the child
ren were wrangling among themselves.
Various noises, as ol pounding on, and
throwing about chairs, and other pieces ol
furniture were heard, and at length a loud
scream, mingled with angry Vociferations
mote upon her ear.
Indignation swelled instantly in the heart
if Mrs. Lyon, and hurnediy placing the
lleeping ha'e in its crib, she started for
the Fcene ef disorder, moved by on impulse
to punish severely the young reOels u
laiiist her authority, ami was hall way
joWB sleirs when her feet were cheeked
ly remembrance of the sentiment:
"All right government of children begins
with self-government."
"Will anger subdue it tiger 1 When storm
inee's storm is the tempest stilled!" These
were questions asked of herself, ulinost in
voluntarily. "This is no spirit iii which to I
meet my children. It never has, never will
enforce order snd obedience," she added, as
lie stood upon the stairs, struggling with
herself, and striving for the victory. From
Ihe nursery came louder sounds of disorder.
How weak the mother felt I Vet in this
very weakness was strength,
"I must not stand iuly here," she said,
la a shaiper rry of anguish smote hor ears
and so she moved on quickly, and opening
tho nursery dour, stood revealed to her
children. Julia had just raised her hand to
strike Emily who stood confronting her
with a fiery face, 1 0th were n little start
led ut their mother's suddenjjappesrauoend
bath, expecting li e storm which usually
came at such itucs, began to assume the j
iefisnt, stubborn uir with which ber intern
perute reproofs wero aways met.
A few men'onte did Mis. Lyon standi
looking al her children grief, not anger,
upon her pule countenance. How still, si!
became, What a look of wonder came
gradually into the children's faces, as they
glanced one st the other. Something el !
ilinnio was next visible. An I no.e, the!
mother wiis conscious of s new power over!
tlie young rebels ul her household.
"Emily," Mlid she, speskmg luililty snd I
yet with a (ouch uf sorrow In her voice:
she could not subdue, "I wisli you would
go up into my room and sit with Mary
while she sleeps."
Without a sign ol opposition, or even of
reluct nice, Emily went quietly from the
nurstry, in obedience to her mother's de
Sires. "This room is very much in disorder,,
Many times Mrs. Lyon said, tin ler 1 ic
circumstances, "why don't you iput things
to rights! Or 1 never saw sueh girls.' l!
all in the room was top y turvey, and .the
llft'T un inch thick With dirt, you'd never
turn over t band to inn things to order,"
or, "Ou anil g t the broom, this minute,
and sweep up the room. You're the Ja
Ziest g.n that ever uved." Mu'iy, iinny
times as we liavi si.id, had such lunguige
been sddrossed by Mrs. Lyon uudei hie !
eirvumstsnces to Julia ami her sisters,
without producing snthing better than
u grumblicgi partial execution ol her wish
es. Hut now the mild intimation that tho
room was in disorder, produced all the ef
fects desired. Julia went quietly about the
work of restoring things to their right pla
ces, and in a few minutes, order was ap
parent where confusion reigned before.
Little Tommy, whose love of hammering
was an incessant annoyance to his mother,
ceased his din mi her sudden appearance,
and for a few moments in expectation of
a boxed ear; for a time he was puzzled to
understand the new aspect of affairs.
Finding that ho was not under the ban, a
usual, lie commenced slipping a stick ou r
the top of nn old table, mailing it mot
Srpiecing ROisl Instantly Jul, a said Ins
low voice t him
"Don't Tommy, don't do that. You
know it Irakis mother's1 h"ad BOflo."
"Doe it make your heHil ache Brother!"
asked the child, curiously, nnd With a pity
ing tone in his voice, as he cane creeping
up to his mother's side, nnd looked at her
as if in doubt whether ho would be repul
sed or not.
"Sometimes it does, tny son," repii- d
Mrs. Lyon, kindly, ' and it is always
unpleasant. Won't you try to tplay with
out making so niuel: noise."
"Yes, mother, I'll try," answered the lit
tie fellow; cheerfully. "But I'll forget
He looked al his mother, ae if something j
more wus in his thoughts.
"WeI dear, What else!" said she en-j
"When i forget, you'll tell me, won't I
"Yes, love."
"And then I'll stop. But don't scold!
me, mother! 'or then 1 oan'l stop."
.Mrs. Lyon's heart was touched. She
Caught her breath, and bent her lace down,
to conceal Its expression, u,,li it rested
on the silken Itair of the child.
'Be 11 good boy, Tommy, and 'mother
will never scold you any more," she mur
mured gently 111 his ear.
His arms stole upwards, nnd as they .
were twined closely about her neck, press
ed his hps tightly Igtinst her cheek, thus
sealing his part of tlie contract with 11
How sweet to the mother's tastC were'
those first iruits of selfrcontrol. In the
ctt'ort to govern herself, what a power she I
acquired. Instilling the tempest of passion
in her bosom, she had poured t lie oil of
peace ovei the stortn-lretted heurt9 of her
July the first sruits wete there. In all
her alter days did thut mother strive with j
herself, ere she entered into a contest!
With the inherited evils of her children,
and just eo for she was able to overcome
evil in them. o.V-ii, vorr gfton, did sue
Fall back into old slates and often, very
Ol'ton, was self-resistance o.ily a slight 'el-j
fort, but the feeble influence for good that
flowid from h-r words ..r actions whenever
this was so, warned her ol her error, ai:d
pramped u more vigorous self-control.
Need if he slid, that she had an abundant (
"I luppOSO I must go down and rre tHll
old folks pretty soon, it is dull job, said a
fashionably Uaf seduyrfung wmi to ,mo one 1
evening! "The cuuutry is so dull, after
living in the city, thut I dread to go there;
there is nothing to look nt, and no where
to go; but mother is getting pretty leeble
and 1 ought to go."
I perceived that the 'old fo!!:s" he so dis
respeefully spoke of, were no other than
his own tatiier snd mother.
"I could get along with one day 7o!l
enough," he said, "but tha old folks are
never satisfied unless I stay a Week, or.
three or lour di.ys, and I get heart-sick of I
it, it is so dull. 1 used to go and see them ;
oHce or twice 11 year, but now it is netween
two and three years since I have been
there I should go ofteuer, but it Is ' S) I
tedious; and then they make so much of
me, and cry when they see me, thut it
makes mo feel bad, because I do not go ns
much as I ought; so sometimes 1 think 1
Will not go at all."
How little had this cr.reles.s son thought
of his aged parents, and how daily, how
hourly had those aged parents tluuglit of
him, and how nnny fervent prayers had as
conded to God for hint Irom that quiet fire!
sole. He knew not how many evils thos'.
prayers had averted from his ungrateful
In ud, o! hoc many blessings they li.ul pour
ed upon him
i!ut all tons nrs not thus ungrateful. A
young friend of mine who has resiled rix
teon years in tho same great metropolis,
has nevei failed twice a Jbtt to visit his
parents, and goes oton, or when iver it is
p sslbie lor him 13 leave h business. I
in lenlly saw a Istter he addressed to his
sis'er a short timo since, which shows that
11 young man can b" Iniinersod in extensive
Imslm snd yal find time to lova and
venerate bis mother.
"I received a short note from mother,"
he writes, a'ter hearing that she had been
III, "1 am fearful that the is not improv
ing, It fho is en) Worse, or becomes
dangerously sick, I d lira to know it. I
dread t e thought that iny.our mother cannot
bo spared to us many year-, at the best
it may he but a few months, I have thou rht
of it very much for a few weeks. Although
she has lived nearlv her three score and
ten, and nature has aim is become exbsust-!
ed, yet how I should u i -s her; how We all
should mourn lor h r1 Wi at a mother she
has been to us; what a Woman what un
example) what u Christian! I .m .-'.ire gf
It; I know it, lliat she has been my dearest'
object ol love urid afiVotlOn "II the days of!
my life, However I may IsVS sirayed Irom
her bright examples and Mannings my moth-1
er has always been before me, beckoning
me to walk in the right Way; and if I have
not prayed myself with the lervor and de
votion that 1 should, 1 always felt that she
was supplicating for me. How much she
has cared for 11-! What a sacred treasure,
even to the end ot our lives, will bj the
memories of our mother."
"I see her now, as sho looked to me
when she stood by the bedside of our dying
brother vt)heerlng him in his sufl'ei ings; sod
I heard her ay, tho same clock that told
; the hour of Ins birth, is now telling the
hour ol his death! What scene was thai!
Ws know, dear sister, that these thing
'must bes and it is not in a melancholy
strsin that I wr'te, Km evi ry Indication of
the itptinehlng r"d of my mother, t i r-.
within inn all tM MtMWffSt ImptslsSS ol my I
heart. Her reon vj! will be to f it brighter
heaven, din whi n she may. Old Bgo is but
the thresho' i of depth, and niter a life spent
as our IflOtbi r's Ins beeff) thl portals of
another world can have no dre-.ry look." 1
How ennobling, how to'.ichiii are this;
young man's words. We cannot but re
spect him for his beautiful reverence and
, lovo for his mother. Years of a life in
I New York, SUbjMrl to every snare snd every j
1 temptation, Ingagtd in nn extensive busi
ness, with the heat and passion of youth
upon him, yet the one stendy flame )( deep'
love for his mother burned undiuimed in
his heart.
Mothers, she was a mn'her worthy of
such n sou. She was a Christian mother. 1
Would you inspire similar love and rcer-'
enco, be, like her, an earnest snd heart
felt follower of the blessed Redeemer.
And !rt every heartless, neglectful son.l
remember the thorns f agony his thought
h ssnes'; Implants in 'he l.eirts of his pa
rents. Let him call to remi-moram- tie
helpless yr,ar.s of his Olirdhoorj, and nil the
Self-sacrificing love that fills their hear s,'
am now return to them and to God the
love aid grntitui's which are to jurtiy due,
imtfh m Mill i
Wiss Delia Webster's Experience in
Sftsi 1! lis A. Webster1 a teacher from;
Vermont, who, it will bo remembered, WSSl
sentenced to the Kentucky Penitentiary for'
two years from Lexington, a few y-ars since
on tho charge of aiding slaves to escape,
and was pardoned out by the Governor at
the end of six weeks writes a long letter,,
which is published in the If. Y. Independent.
it purports to give her experiences in Ken
tucky since she returned to the State t ie
second lime, S few months alter receiving
the Gubernatorial pardon. -She states that
she bought a large farm in Trimble county
on the river, opposite Madison, and settl d
down upon it; but, tha', from being sin-:
pected of still enticing staves to escape, j
she Was ordere I to leave the State, ami
When she refused to do so, was arrested,;
put In jiil. and treated with great cruelty.1
Subsequently, tha' esoaped to Indians, bull
was pursued there. We copy her own
Version ol the remainder of the story:
My pursuers had among them a man who,
from certain reasons of his own, was my'
personal en -my. By his ngency, immedi-j
utely alter this, through his intrigues three
old indictments, which the Commonwealth
Attorney had stricken from the docket ten
years ago, by order of the Court, were re
docket -J, and warrants issued under them!
for my arrest. Knowing that this might,
appear an Incredible thing In our country,!
I hold in my huttds perfect documentary j
evidence of the foot, which I sin aU ut j
uny tunc to exhibit. The Governor of Ken
tucky! n the strength of these indictments I
sent to the Governor of Indiana, damatid
ing me ns n Intuitive Irom ji,tiie. With
out uny inquiry us to the merits of the
case, the Governor delivered me up.
The Indlanians, Indignant nt such an
outrage upon s peaceable citizen, hid 111" 1
from my pursuers. Sometimes 'hey secret I
ed mo in the city and sometimes in the
country In n liay-ntow, in the woods, under
brush heaps, in the rye fields, In clefts ofj
rocks sometimes in one place nnd some
times in another, until I was too feeble to I
be longer moved about.
W.niie I lay prostrate with sickness, after
a ome twelve days senrab, tho officers got
truck of me, took me ell' from the bed, put
mo iu an op.'ti buggy nnd drove ma some
fifteen miles under a scorching July sun,
and alter dark mnde it daring Attempt to
smuggle mo across the river. Here again
they were defetttpd, and took me secretly j
to Madison, where they confined me In jail
to IWait the arrival of the Kentucky ufll
cers, Tho vigilant ndianians determined 1
should have the benefit ol a 'h ibess ourpus,'
and a large troop of Volunteer, stationed
themselves around the jail to prevent my
being kidnapped by the Kentuckhtns, nnd
there I lay 111 cldse jail twenty days bo
loro I was aide to be taken out for triil.
Tbfl evening prior to tho trial, too, naot'it-'
requisition arrived demanding mo upon an
other ten year old Indlctm nt.
On the evening of the 81st of July, tfij-ij
both warrants having bean tried, i was dis
charged front custody by lbs decision uf
Judge Wa;i;- r, of Madison, nd,
Agsln foiled, thofe Davehclding K"o
tuek'atis return to plunder tny premises) 6Y
Under 'he guise of law my fioUtS is robBodl
of its entire contents, my farming utensils
are seized, tny grain, hay, etc., are taken
away, ccttle and other stock driven off, and I
I am dep ived of tny entiro personal pro-!
perty, even to my wardrobe. Nothing what-'
ever is left upon the place save tho grow-j
ing cr the property seised amounted to
At the next Circuit Court tki.tr writ of
attachment is dismissed, and it becomes
the duly of the nfflder to return the pro-j
perty to uty possession. Instead pf tbi-,hf
secretly seils v hat hnd not before been de
stroyed, uud the slaveholders pocket the
money .
Are they satisfied now! No. While on I
a visit to my aged mother in Vermont, they
take advantage of my absence, steal and
rell my crops, pocket the money, and When
I nitiirii to make a payment of J out) on
my place, I 1! I have nothing With which
to make it rtn bereft of my last dollar.ths
paymeu d ie, and I pennilpsa.
This last spring, to prevent my see ling
on tenants to take care of lli pi OS, tie y !
broke open and demolished six of my dWll-
ling-houses, and burned the seventh.
My close confinement in the lour diiT'r
rut prisons amounts lo lyj days, jod Hie
loss of property to $n,Quo.
You have here ?ut the outline of my per-
'0 ntWIMi and nre ;.t liberty to mt.k" such 't
MS if thorn S3 your Superior judgment shall ',
Respectfully and truly yours.
Mr. BtOWf j of "Uncle TooVl Cabltl"
fame KpOindl a note to Mi-s Websl r's
letter, stating that sh bal e.-nuired the '
documents in the ra-,e, and finis them p'T-
lettty to confirm the nsrrattva in ail its ,
points. She adds) 1 ,
Misi Webster's history shows that thrre !
nre many Individuals in Kentucky wh j If! 1 1
hlghtnlndedj gallant, and disposes) to dot,
what little lb'S in th' ir power for tin ri- ,
lie' of such suffer I ngi but 'hey are utter y
powerless to stay the har d of Injustice) and
la will all individuals ever be in a S-nt
whose institutions recognise and uphold the .
most arbitrary despoti'in Which is to be !
found on the fjcu of the earth.
Cm. Culumliim. j,
The Benefits of Faith in the Doctor.
From Mackay's "Extraordinary Popular Delusions.
It was shout the !o-c of Ihe last con-
tury that Benjamin I). Perkins, American
surgeon practicing in London, announced jl
the sanative virtues of what hi called "Me'
la Ilia Tractors." They were a Couple Hi i
srnnll tapering pieces of metal one z'nr ' 1
and the other copper which t e practitioner : i
drew along ti re,-.ted pns-cs Rear theft
patient ufl'ccud with disease, giving out I
ihat lims the disease was somehow drawn 1 1
or magnetised away. For u tiuv persons 1 1
afflicted with gout, rheumatism, nnd other It
disorders, came in vast numbers to Mr.
Perkins to be healed. Ills tractors, for I
which lie had taken out a ptn. Wefe .
sold at rive guineas a pair. 'I'll" Society It
oi Friends, to which lie belonged, benevo-1 r
lently raised a hospital in which he mhrht 1 1
practice on the purr. At length Dr. Hay-' i
garth, of Bath, hit upon u method of ex- j i
posing the fallacy of the tractors. t
He suggested to Dr. Falconer that they
should make wooden tractors, paint them j c
to resemble the steel i ones, and see itlp
the very same off! Ctl would not be pro- ) r
duced. Five patients were- chosen
the hospital in Bath upon whom to oi,ra, '
Fo r of them safiosed from rheumatism in1
ihe ankle, k.iee. wrist, and hip, end the!
tilth had he n afflicted lor several montlSvU
with the ge.it. On the d y appointed roflr
tiie experiments Dr. Haygarth and his
iriends assembled at the hospital, and with
much solemnity brought forth th? fictitious
tractors. F or out of ihe five patients Said '
their pains wero Immediately relieved: and
three of them raid they were not only re
Ijeved, but very much benefited. One feltl:
his knee wanner, and said he could walk i '.
aer. ss the room. He tried ami succeeded j
although on tho previous day he h id not j '
bdeti able to i,tir. The gnffty man fe.t hlsT
pains diminish rapidly, uud was quite 0as,
lor nine hours, until lie went to bed when t J
tho twiething begin again. On the lot-1 :
lowing day the tractors were applied to ah j '
the patients, when they described thehrl.
symptoms in nearly the same terms.
"To make still more sitre, tho SXperi-l
ment was tried in the Bristol Infirmary, al:
few weeks afterwards, un a mMi who I: i t j
it rheumatic affection in the ahouider so
seven us to incapacitate him from lifting
his hand from his knee, fictitious tractors I '
were brought and applied to the afflicted I
part one of the physicians, to add solem- I.
nity to the scene, drawing u slop w atch j
from his pocket to calculate tho time ex- .
actly, whiie another, with u pen in bial.
band, sat down to write the change ofsym-L
ptoms from minute to minute as they ,
occurred. In less than lour minutes the
man toll so much relieved that he lifted
hia nnsd severs! inches without pain in j
the shouidor,"
There are cases iu which the medicine
or treatment u ay really have affected a 1
cure, more or less thorough and permanent,
but iu a woolly indirect in inner, Its effect ,
in these cases is owing to the intervention oi . '
mental affection on the part of ihe patient.
Maladies in which this principle applies tire 1
chiefly oi a nervous character.
Tut! Aged Loves 'No lon"r a lover!
exclaimed an aged patriarch) 'ab! yon mis-
lake me il you think age lias blotted out II
my heart. Though s.lver hairs fall .e'er s
biow ail wrinkled, and a cheek sll furrow ,j
ed, yet 1 am S lover still. I 'ove tne i
beauty ol the maiden's blush, tho s.i.'l tint
oi fiuvterst the singing ol birds, and, above
all, Ine'Sllvi ry laugh of a child, 1 I ve .
the stur-liko medowe, wliere tUubutlei i.up '
grow, with uitnost lbs same enthusslsra ns '
when, with the ringlets flying loose in the
wind, and my cup in Land, years ago, I
chnsad the painted butterfly. 1 love yon
aged dame. Lo It at h :r. Her face is care
worn, but it has ever h.ld a smile lor me. :
Often bsVI I shared tho same bitter cup
with her and so shared, it aclined elm -t .
sweet. Years of sickness have stolen the
IrashntSS of life: but Ills the fuded rose.
the perlumo of ber I ve, is richer than when
in the lull bloom of youth nnd maturity
Together wo hovs p! iced flowers in tho ti
casements, nod folded hands of the dead;
together wept ovr litllj graves. Through n
sunshine and storm we USVO clung together) a
and now she sits with her knitting, her cap j
quaintly frilled, the old stylo kerchief
crossed, white aiiJ prim, abo.'a the heart j
that hits beat so long and trulv lor me, the a
dim blue eyes that thriukingly front I the
glad day, the sun-light, throwing h"r a f
purling farewell, kiasns her brow, and leaves j
upon its faint tri eery of wi inkle-, angllo
radian a, 1 see, tboogh no one alas can, t
the bright glad young lace that won mo .
tirot, and 'he gloeISg lovo ol forty yoara
thrills my heart till the t'ars come. Siy
not tgsiS I can no longer b: u lover. t
ThOUge ihis lorin he b sto ve.l. Go I lm j
planted elerml love wiloin L-t IBS e,r ,
OS det.the eyer I bud, the hand osisi d, (
the limbs withsvedi the brain clotiled yet
b - lie-.rl, the true heart. SSSy hold such I
VSSlth of love, that all the power of death,
ind the VlstOf ioui 'rve shall not be 1
S put out its quenchless flame."
The Two Heirs.
"I remember," says tin Ists Postmaster I
leneral or the- United Sta'es, ' the first
ime I visited Boftlngton, Vt., s the lodge
,! the Supreme Court. had left it mawy
fssrs b.;o,-, .. poof boy At thn time I
elt there were two families ot special note
"or their Itsnding snd WStlth. Each o' '
them had n son about my own age. I win
fsry poor, and these boys wre very rich.'
H iring tho long yei,r of hard toil which i
S ted belers i,y rsluro, 1 had almost for-J
Otten thin. 'Ihey had long ago forgot
ton me.
Apprseehihg ths court-hotie, for the f,r-t
ime, l.i coinn.riy with several gtntlemenl
lithe beiiclt nnd ,ar, I noticed, in the'
sourt-house yard, a Isrge pile of old fund
ore nb io I . be so.d at suction Tne
c-ne o' early ryhood with wiiieh I v as'
inrromdid pronipted me to ask whoso it
was. I was toil it belonged to Mr. J.
Mr. J I remsmbef a family of that nam'-,
very weal y; I ere S)sl a -on, too, c.ia it
In lie' I was told it was evn to. II",'
v- tha ion i f -ni of the fnuili'.a nVeadv
tlluded io. He ind Inherited mora 'ban I
eid earned, and spent it 111 and now his
srally win reduceJ to real wan', and his'
Wilitdrs was '.hat d-.y t. be sold for debt.
went inti Mi" conn house suddenly, yd
i most tria l that I was born.poor. 1 wss
. ii absorbed in the business before m.
in of the first cssei called originated in
t low drunken .arn-i between Mr. n and
if. A. Mr. IL, lb .ught I, that is a familia: ,
rime. Can it lie! In abort I found that i
his was the Son of the other weailhv man
eferred to! I was overwhelmed a ike with
istonishment and thanksgiving astonish
nent at the chsnge in our relative stand-
ng, and thank-giving thut I was not bori
o inherit wealth without toil." i
Those fathers provide best for their ;
iiiulrcn who leave them with the highest
duiution, the pure.it morals, and the least
The Way they do Things in Kanzas.
Mr. Pake itt, late of Dayton, and men:-!
'r of the last Ohio Legislature, has lucat-
4 in Ktcsas, a i l ws i prominont m-m-er
of the Ists Constitutional ConvsntioG in,
hat territory When in Ohio he was sp
tdministration Locofoco, bui it is evident
hat ha is not now an admirer of the policy
t has pursued in ihe management of a,
airs in Kansas. The D;yton GoteMscon
itlns an x:;act :i a letter written by!
tr. Purrdtt t, u brother in Daytos. This
-velopei some uf the mdnstroos rrrdngs
nd arils that thl pimps and tools of the
Idministcatldu arsSitxising to csfjecs u,i
n tho settlers who do tut happen to be
ieve iu the ditin'e origin of S.avery. The;
ttter was written from Leavenworth, and
s dated Nov. loth:
I arrived here on Jlmdiy last (to-tiay is
V- nesdsy) in great haste, as Lo Compte'd
ourt met on Thursday. Waen he adjourn
n the Grand Jury to his especial term
here win but sixteen of them. Now I
in I lie has by some means unknown to m
dded Sevan more to the number, I dr. p
led into the Court House rjthptr accidentally
his morning and was handed a copy o:
he indictment againat McCret for murder
n ihe first degree. The prisoner had been
v n sent for to plead' Snd tiiat too, bf'or
e o' his co inael were apprised that he hud
eei, iddioted, much less without the usual
irmality of furnis' ing us with a copy oil
ii piper. Of course 1 protested sgainst
tio inderent rapidity with which things
ere -put ibrotujb.'' His Honor, at last,
ousen'ed to allow me 2-1 Hours to examine!
to indictment snd prepare a plea. Tne
nrse of slavery seems 'o corrupt everything
rith which i; comes in contact
We had a oreai Lr.v and Or.L'r rrteetlni i
are, yesterday. It was of the pro-sllveryl
any and i.s object to secure an esforco-i
lent of tin lews of ths Legislature i
ihannnn was president ot' the meeting and
pened tin- b ill with a bitter tirade against
'ree S)ii'-rs. I suppose there will be no
irthsr doubt of his positloh-tbers ought
iter to h.,ve been any from the beginning
' .ey passed a resolution decla-ng nli per
en present in the Convention delegates,
'imt ot course made me on" and on th
nli of ihat (.claimed ths right to -p-'nk.
vhen I ar..-e, was greeted with hisses
nd trie I ol "put b in out." Alter epeak
iU a few minutes amid tne greutejt coll
ision, Strlngfellow came forward and
?ked me to dest is the meeiing did noi
lsh to h -or a Free BtatS nan I then
,ld them I ihouid retire from the (Jonveu
on und did so.
LottiaviLu, Nov. Mi the following r:'"
Ismstios to the Anssricao Order ut the
'iiited StatSS, dat"d, 'National AmSriCSB
louisil, Covington, Nov. a."
At the annual meeting of tn? National
ouncil Of June, ltijj, tne foilOwiSg reso u
on was adop c I:
That the Convention for tho purpose pi
ominating osndidstss for the Prssidsnoy
nd Viss Prssideucy, ti bo hold iu Phils
elphia on the iii of F. b'y ISoti, be Com
osed ol Delegates elected Iron, ihe subor
I OatS councils, one Irom each Congression
I district and tw o Irom each State.
The Lounoil, in eonsequencs of this re
alntion, hereby proclaim that the Councils
i euiiii OsagrSSsional D. strict of ech
hate, proceed to elect delegate, as afore
aid; alSQ IWO alternstes tor euth State,
tinned a. U. Uartistt, President National
Auoth-r to the same Order gives notice
o Slav Councils, nnd delegates to ths
Cat una! Qou ie.l, tin- there will bs a
pci in st m if of s,,d Joun -il in Pnilad i
hi ., ou lb Is h F' i. tc i-jii. iuoU
ISlinHI m may ba brought belor it.
Ohio Agricultural College.
Ths Ohio Agrcslisrsl Oollsgs will co:n-
monOS it, second Lecture Sejsiun, in this
city, on Toe-day, the t h Uer ember next,
under promising BOspicoSi Fine Lectors
Ito iins I sv " been arranged in the block on
the Houth side of the Public Square, snd
I'r KlSTLSSO w ill delivsr ths opening
Addre-s nt three I'. M. on Tuesday. The
poop ; from eity und eo.intry are respect
folly InVltSd to be present.
Tne Cullfgs Ses-ion will continue twelve
weeks, nnd t u Lectures will be given deiiy
during to - whols leffli. Tho subjects sm-
bracsd in th" coors nre
1. Th i t thai retail to I'm Land Geolo
gy, M D:ralogy, Chemistry. &c.
2d, 7' o that r-Iat'lo tSS 'inff Botany
and Veg tsb e Physiology, Fie;d Crops,
Orchar ing, Gardening, fee.
3d. Was! n ';. lo Anitnali Comparative
A' a' Ri-. 1 i' lysii logy. N itural History of
D in-' t c Inloials, Veterinary Mooicine,
In lects. At;
4 What rtltUet to Labor Rural Archi
. tors snd Laadscspe Hardening , Draining,
u snd S i' 'ru-te n ' f I s snts, Survey
ing. Farm Book Keeping aac, cVc.
To" Lecturers on these importsnt sub
jocts to fsrmeri and others, are Prof, J, P.
K BTtASD, Prof. Js. DiscoMc, Pro I. Sam-
;. Sr. J Mc. Prof. J. H. 1'aibci.tld. and
Prof. N. ' ToWSSUitD, nil able, experi
. practical men- Ths terms for
entii ' rss "re $10, snd board may
obtained at from -Si.iO to S Oo per week,
I:. : t,. . r n light-, and fuel. A Ucac
ing Room, ': ilei With the principal
Agricultural Periodicals, will be open tc
students at s!i hvurs.
I"! I Ohio A.'ricuitara! ColiegS, alll.ougl,
yet in iti Infancy, i, no Bphi m-'ral a.Tair.
I' is Incorporatsd undr tha law ot the x
State, and :iie mi n luving thi tost! ution
in charge never 'take I.. id of 'hp plow and
leak back," Ths President, ths Hon Has
vtT Rice, i. widely and ijv irsbls known
to ths people of Onl? for his Educations!
f-Tirts iu ilia Ben ate, and his heart and
talents ire en Istsd In ths good vrk of
affording '.; imers and fm mars' ears in op
p . ally pt Stably c i lasting the Mmd
as well a-t thl So i. Ths TrUftOSS snd
ith r t,:i sra w '. besrtily second his sf
fortS, and the F.eulty presents a combina
tion ol talent and character so Idoa squsl
led in any InstUotioa of ths RspubHe. Vhs
pS ip!e ol vJnio a u ths Weft hsvs only to
da tii-ir pirr, to reao n hSTVCSt of Untold
wealth in due lesson.
How msny enterprising young mea of
Ohi , ei ! especially of the Reserve, will
embrace ths rare opportunity now offered!
'I',!.- average should bs st least one fram
each townSblp. Con salt st once with yoor
parents on the SUbjSCt, make them uader
stand the usefuln ss, tho importance, and
tiie iieces.-lty of real knowledge, in the
! ',i ti.e ci any calling, and ygur anxious
Solichads to "learn to do well." They
will tai;e pleasure in sdvanciog your deter
mination, sad the coming winter nioatis,
instesd o b"io' wbiled away in hal. -profitable
Work, lUtlsss idleness, or perchsnco
amusements an I disaipsti in, may become,
by attending the Agricultural College, the
truly vernal Season of the y ar the seed
tin" u a moat bountiful harvest ripening
through busy in it. hood, nnd crowning
with beaut and blessings the Autumn of
Farmers and Farmers' Sane! the Ohio
Agiieolturel College is voir Institution.
Fill its Lecture Rooms with Students. S"d
the reiurn to your fireside- und farms will
b' more than "an hundred foids." Cleve
land Herald,
OssTttf'tr otts E.ersA in:a.vr.T ' Ram.-
r )AD Tssts "itxn nr" nv the SaEairri
The exp ess train of the Central O'uij
Railroad due at E lis re en Tnu.-day a.'tJr
noon, on it- a r.val at v irk, O., was
waited up ii by th S ie- :T vi'.h an aftach
nsnt is-ued in virtus ol a just and lawful
debt dj-; 'ht builders o sundry locomotives
tor th? ti. u il R. Company stich
con ee being spparant'y ths only possible
oh me of eo. lee. irg th- debt. Two or three
of the nan were filled with passengers
bound ea-t, am in j whom vjs Judge L'
Luit", o O io, aui a number of members
ol Congress .-n t-ietr w y t, Wssbiagton
Thl n: :1 ..nd hag.r ge car contained the
U. S. tie, and b ggsgeofths passnn-g-
rs. Toe S.isriff do-'m ng it his iapsra
live duty to executs tbs u'tach.nent, wsa
not convinced by earnest r monatrabcas
that he lh old let tea train proceed) hat
dtfubting in right to srrest ihe mail or
the b gg i . o th p ssetigers, he ietiiched
an ' r tal ei th pie n;er cars. Tne pss
sengc s then, rnau ... th- best ihey cov.ld
of a very bad jaa, stove. I l!ieine;vcs into
the miii and ssggags esrs nsithsr ladies,
gentlem'-'n, Congressmen or Ju 'ge having
very choice seats and were carried to
Zanesvills. Here other curs were procured,
but tke excitiny ev nl of tha trip Hid not
tera.J a'e with ll Sheriff's nits ram. At
Qlen oe, 9 rules Irom jll 11 ir, t i J nn ran
tver a cow, w is prscipltsteu d ovn nn em
barkment und completely dsin i lulled. Ths
uuil car was partially Ibrown from lb
track, and ihe pssseeger car itnmsdiately
behind il was considerably smashed. Fortu
na'ely, ii- :ie of the psssengers were seri
ously injured, but tha SUgl leer wis very
badly cat and bruise I. At this point t ie
train wss detained until the other train,
doe at Bsllalr at ten o. chick cumo up, and
the p.'.sseners oC both trains, unable cither
to make a connection or fin! accommoda
tion at Bsllalr, minaged tog.: into Wheel
ing a: half past ono o'clock Is the morning,
in a Very sad plight. Wheeling xdaWfSS-cir.
The IneUsnapolll Journal says: ''Our di
vorce gw have made tha s.:.:- s r.art of
refcys for distress-.) .rri-d fdka md evry
t .1 we !, v. marc a M vU vaaC OrwUgUt
by people from cihvr States."

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