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; ' . THERE'S GOOD IN EVERY HEART.
Wouldst thou win the crime-stainU wand'rer back From Vice's dark and hideous track ? Let not a frown thy brow deform ; .'Twill add but fierceness to the 6torm. Deal kindly. In that bosom dark Still lingers Virtue's glimmering spark. Plead with him 'tis the nobler part There's something good in every heart ! Bring to his mind the early time, Ere sin had 6tained his 6oul with crime ; "When fond affection blessed his hours And strewed his joyous path with flowers; When sportive jest and harmless gleo Bespoke a spirit pure and free. Plead with him 'tis the nobler part There's something good in every heart. There was a time that heart did rest Close to a mother's yearning breast A time his ear the precepts caught A kind and virtuous father taught. It matters not what treacherous ray First lured his steps from Virtue's way Enough to know thou yet may'st save That soul from sin's engulphing wave. Plead with him act the nobler part There's something good in every heart 1 Ascent of Mont Blanc by Albert Smith. Chamounix, August 14, 1851. -This quiet Alpine valley has for the last week been in a most unusual state of activity and excitement. About seven days ago the people learned that three students from tho University at Oxford, and an English author, were getting themselves into condition for the ascent of Mont Blanc. Guides and villagers were at once on the qui rue, and the adventurous party were regarded with much interest wherever they went. On Tuesday morning the preparations being com pleted, the party set out from tho hotel with sixteen guides, and a number of aspirants for the post of guide who attended the voyagers and their paid party for the purpose of learn ing tho rout to the summit of tho mountain. After their departure, telescopes were fixed from the windows of tho Inn, and in other places, to watch the progress of the toilsome ascent, and before six o'clock it was evident the voyagers had crossed the great glacier, and had arrived at their resting place for tho night on the Grands Mullets. Yesterday morning, as soon as day-light afforded ft clear view, tho adventu rors were again visible by tho aid of a good glass, and by twelve o'clock were making the linal ascent. They rested on the summit for about twenty minutes, and then commenced their descent, arriving here about seven o'clock. The excitement during the previous twenty four hours had been very great in Chamounix, anxious wives and parents having hubbandsand sons among the party up in tho snows, and the interest being by no means diminished by the fact that Robert Peel who had arrived here af ter the departure of his relative for the ascent invited all the men remaining in the village, about sixty in number, to an entertainment pro vided at an aubcrge, where they were supplied with wine and other popular liquids in which to drink tho health of the Englishmen who were sleeping on Mont Blanc. This ceremony was repeated in the most willing manner again and again till long after midnight. When in the evening, the party from Mont Blanc approached the village, nearly all the inhabitants assembled to meet them. Guns were fired in quick suc cession; the harps and riddles of the valley were in requisition, and a sort of a half comic al half triumphal scene ensued. The travelers and guides looked very jaded and sun-scorched, and bad very blod-shot eyes and rather dilapi dated costumes, but in other respects, seemed to be in tolerable condition. This successful ascent by four Englishmen, turns the scale of numbers in favor of the English ; the French tourists having been hitherto accustomed to point with satisfaction to the fact that more of their countrymen than of ours had succeeded in reaching the top of the King of tho Alps. The present forms the 25th ascent the first dating 1787. The cost as well as labor and dan ger of these daring excursions is very great. The talk of tho village declares' that the ascent will cost the party of four travelers fully JC150. Curiosities from the Upper Missouri. The St. Louis Intelligencer gives the following account of various curiosities brought from the wild regions that border on the upper waters of the Missouri River: "The Steamer St. Ange, Capt. Labargc, ar rived here yesterday from the Yellow Stone, af ter a voyage of fifty-two days. Capt. L. in forms us that for ten years past he has, in eve $y successive annual trip, observed a remarka ble looking solitary cedar tree standing upon a bleak and elevated point, about fifty miles be low the mouth of the Yellow Stone. While coming down, this last trip, he saw that his old acquaintance had fallcn.to tho earth. Curiosi ty led him to the spot which was about half a mile from the river, and perhaps 700 feet above its level, when he found to his surprise, that the tree was in the most perfect state of petrifac tion. Judging from tho shortness of the inter val since he had seen it standing, it must have been in that condition while standing erect as it had grown ! The trunk was about thirty-six inches in diameter. A fragment from it is now lying upon our table, and is decidedly the most perfect specimen of ligenous petrifaction we have ever 6ten. Dr. Evans, U. S. Geologist, who came as pas senger on the Ange, found near the same spot, the shoulder blade of a Mastodon, measuring nearly 3 and a half feet across also some en ormous foot bones of the same animal. Fossil shells, the head of a snake, and other curiosi ties, were found by Dr. E, in the same locality. Among tho notabilities of the trip was the catching of a beautiful specimen of Linnet a bird very rarely seen by some of tho boat hands. Its plumage is beautiful, and tho melo dy of its song most charming. Mr. Berthold, who also cam on tho boat, brought with him the stuffed skin of one of tho mammoth mountain sheep of the Yellow Stone region. It stands about as large as an ordina ry milch cow, and is indeed a' remarkable curios ity. Capt. Labargc brought down some beautiful specimens of tho rocks found on Cannon Ball river, whoso name is derived from them. They are perfectly spherical, and without a very close inspection, would pass for real cannon ball any where. They are of sizes ranging from that of a common marblo toy to the bulk of a half bushel measure. They arc seen in measureless abundance, projecting from tho face of the steep banks between which the river runs. There are twenty newspapers published in California, most of which have been burnt out or.ee, and tome two or three- timco. Eccentricities of Macaulay. A London writer gives the following description of Macau lay the statesman and historian. There is a common pedestrian of London streets, well known to all who are acquainted with their notabilities. He U short, stout, stur dy, energetic man. He has a big round face and large staring and very bright hazel eyes. His hair is cut short, and his hat flung back on the crown of his head. His fiait is firm and de cided, with a little touch of pomposity. He is ever provided with an umbrella which he swings and flourishes, and batters on the pavement with mighty thumps. He seems generally absorbed in exciting and impulsive thought, the traces of which he takes no pains to conceal, ins iace works, his lips movo and mutter, his eyes gleam and flash. Squat as is the figure, and not par ticularly fine, in the features there is an unmis takable air of mental power and energy, ap proaching to grandeur, about the man. He is evidently under the influence of the strong ex citement of fiery thought. People gaze curious ly at him, and stop to staro when ho has pass ed. But he heeds no on seems indeed to have utterly forgotten that ho is not alono in his pri vacy, and pushes energetically on, unwriting of the many who smile, or of those who step re spectfully aside, and look with curiosity and re gard upon Thomas Babington Macaulay. Oc casionally, however, the historian and tho poet gives still freer vent to the mental impulses which appear to bo continually working within him. A friend of mino lately recognized him dining in the cofl'ee room of the Trafalgar Ho tel at Greenwich a fashionable whitebait house which it appears he frequently patronises. He was alone, as ho generally is, and the attention of more than one of tho company was attracted by his peculiar muttering and fidgitincss, and by the muto gestures with which ho ever and anon illustrated his mental dreatuings. All at once it must have been towards tho climax of the proso or v6T.se which he was work ing up in his mind Maecaulay seized a massive decanter, held it a moment suspended in the air and then dashed it down upon tho table with such hearty good-will, that the solid crystal flew about in fragments, while the numerous parties dining round instinctively started up and stared at the curious iconoclast. Not a whit put out, however, Mr. Macaulay, who was well known to the waiters, called loudly for hi bill to be made out at the bar, and then pulling with a couple of jerks, his hat and umbrella from the stand, slapped tho one carelessly on his head, and strode out flourishing the other. Insect Mesmerism. Although tho cock roaches abounded inconveniently at the Mauri tius, it was not without pity that I saw them consigned, as they frequently are, to a living grave by a wicked looking insect, much resem bling a Spanish fly. It was impossible to wit ness his proceedings, combined with his glitter ing green and blue dress, without imagining the selfish demon of a pantomine leading an in nocent victim to perpetual entombment in somo haunted cavern. Let the cockroach be moving ever so briskly across the wall, he had no soon er caught sight of t ho fatal insect, not a quarter of his size, than all energy leaves mm, ana ho stands stupidly resigned. The fly then walks up to him, looks him hard in the face, and pres ently putting forth some apparatus which 6tands him in place of finger and thumb, gently takes the cockroach by tho noso and leads him quiet ly along for a foot or two. Leaving him there, he commences a thorough examination of the neighborhood, beating the ground up and down like a well trained setter, and not finding what he wants, returns to the cockroach and leads him on a little further, when the same process is gone through, sometimes for hours, till the whole wall has been examin ed. Chinks there are plenty, but they do not suit him ; he has taken the measure of his vic tim's bulk and means to lodge him commodious ly. Presently a suitable hole is found, and the fly, moving backward, gently pulls the cock roach after him into his last home. What hor rors are perpetrated in this dark recess cannot be more than surmised. The object is undou't edly to engage him as a wet nurse. No doubt the poor cockroach is bored in 6ome part not vital, and eggs laid in him; a purpose, indeed, for which his succulent motherly frame seems peculiarly adapted. And not improbably, during this vicarious in cubation, he is supplied with food, until tho young of whom ho is pregnant, being hatched, commence, in return for his services, " to gnaw his bowels for their repast." It is in vain that during the scene described you urge the cock roach to seek safety in flight. Tho poko of a stick is disregarded ; he seems deaf to all hints ; nay, move him to another part of tho wall, he awaits there with the same stolid indifference the return of his tormentor. Probably a sly thrust is given him in the first meeting of noses or some " leprous distilment" dropped in his ear; for ho has entirely tho air of being hocus sed. Voyage to the Mauritius. The Richts of Women and Wrongs of Men. When the simple question of superior ity is at issue, the men have always given up. If ladies and gentlemen meet on the sidewalk, who have to turn out? If there are not seats enough for tho company, who has to stand up? When there is danger to face, who must go forward? If there is curiosity to gratify, who goes behind? If there is too much company for the first table, who cat at the second ? Who has always the right hand and most enviable position? Wo could mention a hundred other cases in which, on the simple question of right, every thing is yielded to women. But there are many cases in which the condition of men is still worse. For instance, if on any public oc casion a pew at church, or a seat any where, bo occupied by men ever so respectable or aged, a 6tnirky little beauty trips along and presents herself at the top of the 6eat, and then they must all jump up and run out as if they had been shot. Especially ought it to be noticed, that when matrimonial negotiations are to be made, the whole burden of performing the del icato and often embarrassing part of making proposals is thrown upon the men, while the women sit and say no, no, no! as long as they like, and never say yes until they havo a mind to. When any hugging and kissing or other delectable exercise is to be performed, the poor man is required to do all the work, the luxuri ous beauty having nothing to do but be still and enjoy it. " Our sufferings is intolerable." It is not the height to which men aro ad vanced that makes them giddy; it is the looking down with contempt upon those beneath. Old Maids. Thoughtless young people do light in making fun of old maids. A little con sideration would teach them better. , Some of the kindest and truest and best of women wo have ever known were old maids. It is a pity nay, it is cruel to wound tho feelings of any one a generous heart will not stoop to it more especially if that one be a woman. Alas I how little do we know of tho trials and sufl'er ings of many who are sneeringly denominated oil maids ? 'Perhaps the constancy of youthful affection the pure and deep devotion of a first and only love, has kept many a woman single for life. A Girl, who worked in a Printing Office. A Cincinnati paper states that three years ago a poor orphan girl applied and was admitted to set type for that paper. She worked two years during which time she earned, beside her board, $200, and availing herself of the facilities which the printing office offered, acquired a good edu cation. She is now associate editress of a pop ular paper, and is engaged to be married to one of the smartest lawyers in Ohio. Stick no bills Here. During a late concert at the City Hall in Manchester, several of the seats having been spoken for, were labelled "cn gaged." Upon the audience leaving, it was as certained that one of the ladies walked home with the word "engaged," in large letters, upon her back one of the labels having been fasten ed to her dress. Among tho articles that the French have late ly invented, is a smoothing-iron for taking the wrinkles out of the face. By means of a five minutes' application, old maids nre made, "good as new." Look out for counterfeits, as the boy said when ho saw his sister enter her bed room with a half a bale of cotton in her arms. An Irishman, upon seeinga squirrel fall from a tree, said " Faith, and that's a waste of pow powder; tho fall itself would have killed the squirrel." I To Postmasters I Post Ofllt-e Stamps. rpiIE Advertiser, Tost Master, at Pleasant drove, J Alleghany county, Marylaud,is the first person in the United States, conceived and undertook ex tensively, to publish the idea of furnishing all Post Offices in the country with cheap stamps. 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