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rl J J CY hV li f II II II IV II Vol. VIII. GOOD D V li. Farewell, farewell I a lonely sound, , And always brings a sigh, ltut give to me when loved ones part That sweet old word good-bye. That sweet old word good- bye, That sweet old word good-bye, But give to me when loved ones part That sweet old word good-bye. Farewell, farewell may do for the gay, When pleasure's throng is nigh, Hut give to me that better word, That comes from the heart good-bye. , That Comes from the heart good-bye, , That comes from the heart good-bye, Rut give to me thnt better word ' ' That comes from the heart good-bye. Adieu, adieu we hear it oft. With a tear, perhapa with a sigh, not, Xut the heait speaks most, when the lips move nd the eye sproks the gentle good-bye. And the eye speaks the gentle good-bye And tlie eye speaks the gentle good bye But the heart sreAs most when the . , lips move not, l1)'0. And theeyo speaks the gentle good - Farewell, farewell is never henrd, JVhen a tear's in the Mother eye, idleu, adieu she speaks it not, Uut my love good-bye, good-bye. Hut my love good-bye, good-bye. Hut my love good-bye. good-bye, Adieu, adieu she speaks it not, Uut my love good-bye, good-bye. Written for tho Standard. CARRY LATON, OR . KINDNESS REWARDED. BT KATE lAWKlNC; cmrrEn i. Good morning, Miss Hurlbut, 'cried Fanny Stacy as eho ran up and caught tho hand of nor teacnor. Good morning, Fanny, 'replied Bho stooping down and kissing her blue eyed pupil. 'But why was you not at school yosterday, my dear? Oh! Pa took ma and mo to tho springs, and you cannot think what a nico time wo had. Thore was lota of folks there, and tho water jumping up and down looked so pretty I do wish you could havo boon with U9,' continued tho pratling child, her eyos sparkling with pleasure I should havo liked it much,' said Miss Hurl but with a smilo, 'but I wi'l hear a descrip tion of your visit somo other time, which I pro sumo will fully compensate mo for not going, for 1 wish to talk a few moments with my friond, so run on my darling and join Carry. Is she not a sweot child? said she turning to n lady who was walking by hor sido, as Fanny bounded along to overtake her school mate. She is indeed,' returnod tho other, 'but who is that other iitttlo girl, who neither t poke nor was spoken to? I think her full as pretty as your favorite.' But if as pretty, sho is not a good, said Miss Hurlbut, 'Fanny Stacy is wild and froo as a fawn, and her heart is as froo from f;uile, while on the cot trary Carry Laton is 6i ont and rosorrod, I might almost say sulky, seldom speaking a pleasant word to any one, seeming to care whether or no other are pleasant, if her wishes are complied with. She says sho lovos no ono, and wants no ono to lovo her. But I do not know a she is to blamo for this. Tho situation of the two girls has been only dilFerent. Carry's father drinks n good r!oal, and. when intoxicated abuses his family shamefully. Tho enrcs, disappoint ments, and trouble, of which sho has had her share, has changed tho kind, affectionate and beautiful Mrs. Laton, to a cold, moroso and any thing but a pleasant woman, so that it is not to bo wondered at, that Carry is dilFeront from hor gsy companion who has boon sur roundod by thoso whoso chief aim is to do good.' Sho is indeed to bo ritied,' repliod tho oth er, 'and to bo loved tho more.' I will confoss she had,' said Miss Hurlbut. but yet thoro is not a scholar in school that I disliko more than her.' This is wrong Ida,' replied her friend iti a kind but reproving tono, 'it is very wrong, Carry no doubt would havo been a very difFo ront child had sho bocn treated different. From your description of hor parents is is not to bo expected bho is treated with much affec tion at home. Being co1 tinually with those whoaro unpleasant, she has imbibed their dis position. Every where sho moots w ith un kindness. Sho does not know what it is to bo loved, but although she may say not, she wo'd with a child affection cherish ono who loved her. Now my dear Ida it is your duty and privilege to teach hor how to bo happy and how to render others happy. Study her char acter. Do as our Savior would do was Ho hero, tako hor in your arms and lovo her, and it may bo tho means of saving her many an unpleasant hour; if so you will bo amply re warded. But hero wearo at tho door nf your little domioil, and I supposo we must part, not to meet again in years, perhaps never. But Oh! let us livo for Jesus, and wo shall bo suro of a sweet re-union at his feet,' and with many toars the fiionds partod, never to meet again on earth. Miss Hurlbut was frank, intelligent, kind and affectionate, ever ready to do good when it lay in her power, but her heart was given rcoro to the world than to God. Tho morning on which wo havo introduced her to you, she had met an old and much loved friond, whom she had not seen before in years, and who was about starting for Europe. This lady dearly loved tho Savior, and prompted by this lovo, sho endeavored during tho fow moments sho had to spend with Miss Hurlbut to show hor the meek and lowly Jesus in his true li?ht. nd era thoy parted, sho had tho happiness of hearing hor say that henceforth herlifb should bo devoted to his cause, and her luturo career Tho next mornincr after tho consultation abovo related, as Miss Hurlbut entered tho school-room, sho saw Carry Laton sitting in one corner with her head upon hor hands, cry ing as If her littlo heart would break. Tho promise of tho morning beforo flashod upon er mind, so stopping up to Carry sho sat nwn besMo her. (lrawhiv hr nrror irt hor . said, My dear Carry what is tho matter? what makes you foe so bad this morning?' Carry looked up in surprise, but mado no reply. Will you not toll mo my love?' urgod Miss Hurlbut At this Carry's tears burst out afresh, and throwing her arms around her teachers neck .1.. ..II .1 .1 I Si i . i. . I. . lie iuuiju ni'JU'i. iuiijiu, li'iweTer, uu said, 'Oh! Miss Hurlbut, the girls havo been tolling mo that Father was a drunkard, and Mother was real moan woman, and that there ... - it.. i ;l mrk .. i i t am so cross. I know my mother and father 'aint as good as thoirs, but I cannot holp it, I know that no ono likes mo, I know that lam had girl, but, if I had boon treatod as other gins nave i might nave Docn as gooa as mey. Ob! I don't want to livo, I don't want to live, aid she, sinking back into her soat, and giving vent to her grief again in tears. Mist Hurlbut was surnrisod, sho saw she had. as her friend hinlod, entirely mistaken hor character, she saw though a small child, tho foil like a woman. Both surprised and wounded by Carry's words, she drew the woop ing child to hor bosom and told her as long as sho remained, sho should noror want a friend to love. CHAPTER U. The summor passed away and Miss Hurlbut' s school closed. A few months aft or, she mar riod Mr. Elmont, a promising young doctor, to whom sho had beeu long engagod, and with many others emigrated to tho then, far off 'vil lago of Chicago. Tho avocations of'tho bus band froquently called him among the poor and lowly, and there sho often accompanied him, soothing the sick, relieving tho needy, and pouring tho healing balm of consolation into the broaking heart. Every whoro hor prcs onco was hailod with delight for nono know but to lovo hor. That time passod swiftly on, and the quiet ness of the little village, changed to the busy activity of tho city. It was a cold morning in December that Mrs. Elmont loft fur the pur pose of calling on a poor woman, who lived in the subcrbs or the city, and who was danger ously ill, and to see if thore was aught that sho could dp to alleviate her distress. Her gontlo rap was answered by a sweet voice, which bade hor enter sho did so, although sho had seen much of suffering and misery bofore, she had novor soon anything that could bo compared with tho scene before her. Throe small chil dren, with clothing L sufficient to shelter them from tho piercing cold wero hovoringover a fow expiring coals. A poor emaciatod woman lay npon a bed of etraw in another corner, whilo a broken chair, a table, a fow dishes comprised tho furniture. A young girl of somo ninoteen summers stood by the bed eido, socking to comfort, while she administorod tho cordial to the friendloss woman. A robo of groon vel vet encompassed a form of cxtremo loveliness. Her brown curls fell unfastened down her neck whilo her dark hazol eyes beamed with lovo and affection. "How is tho lady this morning," asked Mrs. Elmont advancing to her side. 'But poorly,' replied sho, glancing at tho new comer, but as sho did so tho spoon tho held fell upon tho floor, and casting ono scrutenizing glance upon hor, 6ho sprang forward and tlucw her arms around her neck, exclaiming 'Miss Hurlbut, my doar dear Miss Hurlbut, can it be possible;' Mrs. Elmont scanned every foaturo for a mo mont then raid, I havo no recollection of see ing you before, may I ak your name;' Tho young girl raised her dark eyes to tho fac--f Mrs. Elmont, saying. 'Do you not ro membor vour littlo pupil Carry' Carry Laton, yes, yes, I rccognizoyou now,' cried Mrs. Elmont interrupting her. Oh! how glad I am to seo you, but how is it that you aro so far from homo?' gazing in surprise at tho rich robo of Carry. 'I am not far from home,' replied sho divining tho thought of her friend. My parents aro in the city, but lot us attend to our duty now. and then 1 will accom pany you home where I will relato some inci dents cennectcd with my history, which may interest you.' Beforo the fi ionds left, a bright firo was bla zing on tho hearth, a physician had betn called and relief administorod to tho poor woman, warm clothing and food were procured for the childron, a nurso was found, and thoy left, hap py in tho ionciousnc8S of doing good.. '1 be licvo you posses tho art, my dear Mrs. El mont, said Carry as they sot in tho littlo par lor of Dr. Elmont,' of making every body and everv thing happy, that comes in contact with you.1 4I don't know as to that,' replied tho other, 'but this I do know, I am ever happiost, whon engaged in making others happy. But now Carry for your story, for tho Dr. will bo homo ero long. 'It is sad,' re plied Carry, 'but it may bo inter esting. You remember my condition when I ationdrd yonr school in Cortland, a poor igno ignorant selfil!ed child, and in many roppects similar to thoso poor children wo have just left, reduced to want and misery by a drinking fath er You so mo now and wonder why tho change? Yo'i remember also, no doubt the kindiios you showed mo at that time, you was tlio firt one I ever learned to love, and bo not surpriscd.whcnI say.that it is my dear instruct ress, who has been the instrument of ttuch a change. Although a child in ago, I had by bitter experienco become a woman in thought and feeling. From that time my conduct wis changed. I endeavored to follow tho instruc tions given mo by you during tho rost of your stay, to do all I culd for tho happiness of oth ers, thereby securing tho samo mysolf. With my mother permission I attoudod tho Sab bath school and thero learned about my Savior, and learned to lovo him, and you by experi enco know tho solico I rocioved, I said my mother was very unhappy and miscrablo, and I sought to comfort her as well as I know how when I was cloven, mother thought she could keep me to home no longer and I went to live with Mrs. Grant, who resided somo twelvo miles distant. The evening boforo I was to loavo lmroo, I left a fow minutes to bid farewell to somo of my littlo playmates, for thoy no lon ger shunned mo, and as I ncared the houso on my roturn, I hoard a low sob. After listen ing somo time I entered, and found Mother sitting on tho last broken stool, crying, advan cing, I throw mnself at hor foot and beggod of her to tell mo what was tho causo of her grief gazing npon mo for a moment, eho lifted mo into her lap and said.' Carry listen to mo a moment, I was not al ways what I am now. I was onco young and happy, I know not what sorrow was until I reached my nineteenth year; I then became acquainted with your father. Ho was two years my senior; handsomo and agreeable. Wo were marriod; and I saw beforo mo naujht but happiness. But alas; ho had imbibed hab its of which I know nothing, his lovo soon ap peared to g roar cold, and as I loved him as fow can lovo, it nearly broko my heart. Ero two ycjra had passed away, his homo although ev ery ncrvo was exerted to mako it onticing seemed to lose its attractions. Many of his evenings, which seemed so long and lonely to mo, wore spent at tho tavern, soon ho began to neglect his trade, which was that of a tailor his customers forsook him, and poverty stared us in the faco. Ono thing after another w ta ken from our noat littlo dwelling", to bo ex changed for tho poison drug, to debase and kill my husband and destroy my own happi noss. All my endeavors to win him back, tho' I urged, i-nlroatod, and prayed, wero all in vain. . From that timo ihavo boen obliged to work night and day, to procure what was necessary to sustain ii fo. I havo, bnt how I know not, sent you to school somo part of tho timo. But I can do so no longer, I cannot think of your loaving mo, bnt it must bo. Oh! my child,' continuod she, clasping mo tightly in hor arms, 'that a blessing Wo I found in you. For years I havo thought God was cruel in afflicting mo, I havo dono all I could to pro voko His wrath, and Oh! if it had desoendod upon mo in all its powor, it would havo been less than I desired. But we was morciful for tho two last weeks, as morning and evening you knolt boforo your God, unsoen or unheard as you thought oxcept by Him, I have boen an intorestod listener, and each voico has seemed liko tho whisper nf an angel to my sinking soul. Yes my doar Cary, your ( HILLSDALE, TUESDAY APRIL 52, 1854. earnest prayers havo brought me back to God, and I hopo and trust thy Savior is mino.' 'Oh! Mrs. Elmont,' continuod Carry.'imag ino my happiness, yes; it was indeod a happy hour. Our souls together hold sweet com munion with ono Savior, and when beforo had boen onactod many a heart-rending scone, was now tho placo of sacred converts with God. Tho next rooming I bid adieu to homo and mother, to live with strangers, I did not return again until nearly a year and a half had elaps ed, at which timo 1 recievod a letter, which bade me return instantly, as my mother was dangerously ill For two long weeks, I watoii ed with tho most unwearied attention by hor eido, when although it soomed liko a miracle, her disoaso turned and tho physician pro nouncodher out of danger. . Oh! w hat joy thoso words brought to my hosrt. But it roquirod tho best of caro to bring her back from the brink of tho grave. "Twas evening. The moon rollod on its si lent courso, in all tho beauty of greatness. Tho stars lookod raischiovously down from their hidden coverts, and all without soomud happy. Tho clock had just struck twelve When I had dono all for Mother that was ro quirod that night, and sho had sauk into a gen tle sleep, whioh I hoped might last till morning, I took my sowing (tor I was obliged towork while sho slept,) and sat down by tho flicker ing lamp. .Thoro was naught to disturb my moditations, and thoy I know not why, wero sad. But I ask why should they not bo sad? I was thinking of my father. All at once, tho thought, why could ho not bo saved? flashed across my mind.' My work dropped. Try it, try it, resounded in my cars. Throwing my self on my knees, I, with many toars, boought wisdom and ns9istanco from above. I oroso with a firm resolution to do what I could, 'though that little should provo vain. Throw ing on a bonnot, t emerjrod into tho stroet, and bout my steps towards tho tavern. What was I to do wheal reachod it? A littlo girl not yet thirteen; 1 know not, Icarod not, if my purpose was only accomplished. As I roached the door, I hoard tho sound of many voices, and such horrid blasphemy as I novcr hoard boforo fall, upon my ear. For a momont I stood irresolute, it was however but a momont. I opened tho door and enterod, Oh! what a scene was presented to my viow. But permit mo to pass over it. for tho thoushts of it awa ken all tho horror I then fult. It was too Iato to rotraco my steps, neither did I foci so in clined. My purposo was too firm to bo eas ily shaken. My sudden ontranco, socmod to surpriso tho dogradod beings beforo mo, and for a momont stoppod their carousal. I saw this was tho timo to act and I improved it well. Rushing to my father and clasping his hands in mine, I foil upon my knoos and rais ing my eyes to heaven, cried in a clear voico, though with much emotion, Oh God! save, Oh! save, Oh! dosavo my father. Remaining still in a kneeling position, I bosought him with all tho energy I could command, with prayers and tears, to loavo that placo then and forover, to return with miand mako our homo onco moro a happy ono. Then rising I throw myself at tho foot of tho landlord, snd entreated, by all that was dear to him, by his hopo of ever lasting happiness, by tho Groat God who was waiting for his answer, novor to sell my fath er another drop of liauor of any kind, lifting mo to my feet, and raising one band to heaven, ho said, in a voico scarcely audible, 'While God and tho angels listen, I solemnly promise, never to sell another drop of liquor to nny man woman or child.' Oh! how thoso few words lightened the load in my heart. Not a word disturbed tho 6oUmnity of tho scono. Step- 1ing forward, ho took my fathers hand, and cading him to tho door, gave it to mo saying, Lead him homo, and may God help you.' Ar riving at tho house, he throw himself on tho floor, I knew not whothcr to reflect or slocp. But for mo what an eventful night,! I could not sloop, but spent tho rcmaindor in prayer and thanksgiving. As soon as day light dawn ed, ho aroso and left tho houso. Not a word was spoken, you may imagino tho anxiety I felt for hid return. But bright hopes burned iii my bosom, and I could anticipato naught but happiness. But I was not idle, I arrangod ev ery thing in tho neatost manner, and prepared our humb'o meal with tho utmost care. Then as mother had awaken, I went to attend to hor, propped her up in tho bed, arrangod her hair, &c, &o, carefully concealing every oventoftho night boforo. Hours passed on, although they seemed liko weeks to inc. Tho clock i truck nine. I heard a step. The door opened, and my father ontcred. His bright smilo told mo what I had so longed to know. Arising, I reached forth my hand, which ho took, and stooping down kissod mo, thoi placing a papor in my hand, said in a low voic 'Givo this to your mother, love, and tell hor if sho can for givo my faults, wo will still bo happy.' Lead ing him to tho bedsido, I handed mother tho paper, who received it with astonishment. It was a temporanco plodgo. Tho noxt moment thoso two so longed ostrangod, wero clasped in each other's arms. Tho causo of this was relatod to mother, and together wo murmurod thanks for such hnppinoss. Tho rost is soon told. Tho Landlord's sign was iakon down and, no liquor sold horo,' substituted. My father rcsumod his trade, customers flocked around him, a better house was found, mother's health improved, I was placed at school, and hnppinoss took tho place of misery. Some timo ago father read a letter from an old friend, who has long resided horo, and who offered him a placo in his clothing sloro, whioh wos accoptod. and throe wooks ago wo arrived, and aro doing well. But' continuod she, throw ing her arms around Mrs. Elmont's neck, 'all my happiness I shall justly attributo, under God, to you, my faithful friond and teacher. A WORD IN SEASON FEOM TENNESSEE. Tho staunch Whig and honorable politician, William Cullom, of tho fourth Congresional District ofTcnncsseo, mado a spoeoh In tho IIouso of Representatives on Tuesday last, that sounded liko a blast of the old Whig buglo to tho ears of politicians. Tho following is an extract from it: Tho streams of legislation aro damned up by this rlefarious project tho Nebraska-Kansas bill which ho donouneod as tho work of politicians, to stranglo tho legislation of tho country, for personal aggrandizement. ' Ho boliovt'd in the fnco of God. that ho would bo a coward if ho did not denounco it. Ho would not bo a Tonncssean if ho did not cry out a gainst this nefarious plot against tho poaco and quiet of tho country. Yes, Nebraska and Kansas is the huo and cry with which theso walls aro mado vocal. Amid tho sound of theso cant phrases, wearo told thoso Territo ries mu3t havo govornmonts given to them forthwith; and the Compromiso of 1820 tho work of our fathers, who plodgod their honor to its support must bo trodden undor foot. Gentlemen might talk to him about bad faith and outraged Southern honor, but ho would toll all sections this is a naked quostion of re pudiation or no repudiation.'' On Mr. Cullom rosuming his soat Col. Bon ton and nt hor members of tho Houso crowdod around him andoxtondod thoir congratulations rn tho sontimcnts ho avowed, and tho stand ho hid takon.' From the Dublin Magazine, ESTELLE, oa, A Peep lleblad tho Scenes. "His rising heart betrayed Remorse for oil the wreck it made, tier tale untold her truth too deeply proved." , Uyron. You hero, mon ami I Who would expoct to find you horo in such a placo as this?" The scono was tho comotory of Pcre la Chaise; tho exclamation occasioned by the presence of a young man whom I oncounterod suddenly in a shady spot, closely bordering on tho tomb of Abelard and Huloise, I had been standing in a sontimontal mood for at least half-sn-nour. Now, there was no doubt ho had us much right in tho protty burial-ground as I. The pleasant May brcezo was as free for him as for mo; the sanshino was common property; tho soft willow loaves had not opened thorn solvos exclusively for my enjoyment; nor had the sconted violets bloomed for mo alono. Nor should Ihavo exclaimed thu?, had I mot him any whoro olso in possession of theso swoet spring privileges; but horo in Yere la Chaise that was tho wonder! and therefore I ox claimed "Who would oxpoct to And you in such a placo as this?' Ho smiled not tho smile that electrified the audience every evening in tho theatre, but a melancholy smile, tinctured with eatiro, that I should sharo the common prejudico that comic actors must bo comio fellows. "Pardon mo.,' I said answering this look. "Iam awaro I have no right to enquire: but confoss a god of mirth is not ofton soon wan dering among the tombs!" "Not often sought thoro at any rate, said D-r , "But do you think this placo ead?', "On th contrary, to mo it is cheerful as tho gayest promenade in Paris. Tho dead are so cared for, thoir taste so minutely consulted, thoir tombs ho protlily decked, and ono's tho'ts aro ploasantly sobered down, but by no means oppressod as in our English burying-grounds." "Ah! everything is sad in your country," said tho Fronchman, raising his eyebrows pit-oouslv. 'Whilo horo," I said, laughing, "only tho comic actors aro eo. D " passod his arm through mino. "You shall seo why," ho said briefly; Mid lod mo along tho narrow pathway b) which he had como. Presently wo stood besido a tomb hong with wreathes of everlastings, and planted with choico flowers. Oa tho simple cross, of purest marble, was writcn: "F.Ktelle de It Aged eighteen ) ears." Tho words, "To my daughter," wero also in scribed below; and among tho garlandi wore many in which tho words, 'VJ ma Fillc," had been iutcrwovon. Ono evidently placod a mong tho rest, boro this motto, "Regrets eter nal," in black and whito immortelles. I stood looking at thin resting place of somo cherished child, who had just budded into wo man, to bo culled by death, and wondering how many thero was in tho circle that onco idolized her; who still brought flowers to her grave, when I) 'lading his hand lightly upon my arm, pointed to a scat near us. Ho was in ono of l hose moods when tho soul, too weak to boar alono the sorrow that weighs it down, turns to tho first comer, and finds relief by tho moro utterance of his woo. "Sit down," ho said; "I will toll you her talo." "You know her?'' I asked. "Or sho would not bo theie, he replied. His voico was broken. I did not look at him, but waited till his emotion had passed away. 1 resontly ho cortinuod "A year ago sho was ptiro and beautiful as an angel. W o met, wo loved, ond sho is there! You wero faithless?" I asked roproachfully i aithlcss: Ho repeated. "iNo: mon aro not faithless to women liko Estello, especially when thoy stoop from a high born sphoro to love ono infinitely below thorn. Unworthy as I was of her innocent lovo, I returnod it with ns sincere a passion as my soul is capablo of. How ofton havo those quiet spots wimossod our glad mooting!; bow often lias tho solcmu shade of cathedral pillars, or tho glitter of a maskod bail, concealed our livo from thoso who watched over hor. Enough; sho was mine mino forever, as I fondly thought, but love had mingled poison wii'i its sweets. Can nngcls fall, and forget tho heavens they havo lost! Estille's romorso was greater than her lovo; tho ono would havo given her immortali ty tho other planted death in her bosom. "Suddonly I lost sight of my beloved. In vain I sought her in her former haunts; she no longer visited them; in vain placod letters in tho hands of our confidante: slionevor camo to reccivo them. "Fool that I was to doubt her! to fancy any thing could shako her faith, or mako hor false to her vows of constancy. Had sho not sacri ficed all for mo? forgotten family and parents, nay rcavon itsolf? and yet I mistrustod her! "I censed my inquiries I sought to forget her. 'Ono ovening I was disturbed whilo at din ner by tho announcement of a stranger. It was tho medical adviser of Estellu's family. He camo to toll mo that nldlle. Do u was dangerously ill; and in consoquenco of mental aberration, as her tnonus supposed, bad boon calling on my name, and entreating that sho might seo mo onco moro before sho died. By tho doctor's advico, and as a last re source, her parents had consented to this strange request, and now sont'to invito mo in their houso, hoping the sight of mo would bo suffic ient to dispel tho dying girl's delusion. There was an intelligent look in Dr. L's. faco as he told mo this, which gave mo intuitivo confi dence in him, and convinced mo, whon I aftor ward rccallod it, that ho had a strong suspicion of tho real stato of tho caso, which was doubt less confirmed by my overwhelming griof. "I flow to tho dwelling of my beloved; ard tho doctor insisting that only ho and I should enter tho sick room, scarcely a moment elapsed oro I stood in her presence "Her open arms received mo, hor eyes flash od with tliosamo ploasuro as of yore; but oh! how changed Estello, Estello." Tho unhappy man bent his hoad and sobbed aloud. I did not attompt to comfort him; I know remorso was minglod with his griof, and that it was bettor to. Ho wont on aftor awhilo "At suven o'clock I was compollod to be at the theatro to perform in tho first and last pie cos. It was within half an hour of tho timo. Sho sufforod mo to go with difficulty." You will como back will you not;' sho asked, as I held hor onco moro in my arms. 'I shall not sleep till I havo seen you again.' 'I promisod, and toro mysolf away from that clinging embrace. I roached tho tho atre, I droasod and playod my part. Ye, played it, laughod, jostod, mockd at lovo, and waschoorod! Tho applause delayed mo. Im patient to havo dono I hurried on with my part; tho pieco seomod tho livelior for it the applauso soomod great or. In the interval be tween tho pioeos I rushed out of tho houso and flod along tho streets, toward Eitollo's homo. I knew I could not roach it it mat tered not. It seemed to mo somo miracle must havo worked id my favor that somo ono wo'd meet mo with news of her thBt timo itaelf would stand still in my behalf. Tho night air, tho oxercWo, rocalled mo to my senses; I stop ped, unconscious of my madness, retracted my steps. ' "Enough; ii was over at last! both pieces; and at midnight I reached tho house. I had rushod from tho stago without changing my dress, I know Bho would not reproich mo for such haste. , Tho entranco door was open; tho conciergo was absont. I romombored oven then noth ing, as I flow by, how hor candlo was dying fit fully away in tno socket. Thero was no ono on tho stairs as I boundod op them no ono watching In thoanto-room besido hor bed-room door. Tho silenco that reignod in tho houso was frightful. I ontorod, gasping and horror struck: I know not why. Long tapors were burning bosido hor couch; two priest kneeling in prayer but she had not kept her promiso; sho slept beforo I camo never to wako again. "I was ono of thoso who followed hor here. Tho whito garland lay upon hor coffin; I alono know that eho who slept beneath it had no right to boar that wreath." From the United States Economist. CALIFORNIA GOLD. In our last number we publshod tho unusual fact of a return cargo of Atlantic produce, em bracing somo 2.000 barrels of flour, from San Francisco, os being there unsaleable, pricos having boon at ono timo much higher hero than thero. Tho fact indicates clearly that tho production of gold will bo largoly increas ed, inasmuch as that it marks a great riso in tho value of that orticlo a rlso so groat as to mako it, for tho first time, profitable to tho dig gors. This marks a now era in tho history of California. When hor gold was discovered it w.is (liffiftnlt of sale. Tho diffcers wore required to givo a largo quantity for a small proporlion of tno noco6saries oi mo. i no man wnuso ;iiuwr yielded him ono and a half to two ounces, 25a $30 per day, got rich no faster than he who earned $1 in tho Atlantic Stato-. Tho ship pers of tho produco, freighters and merchants mado monoy, bpcauso they got tho gold at so rlipnn a rato. This naturally had a two fold influence; it discouraged tho production of gold, and promoted tho supply of all thoso things in comparison of which it was cheap. t his supply tias boon anorucu uy mcrcosuu importations and local productions, until now gold is tho dearest relatively. Tho docllno in food, buihihg materials, tools, clothing, everything in short roquirod by tho liorrrnr li.-ia boon tnarkod. whilo imnroved means ofcommunications between tho mines and tho cities havo placed thorn within tho resell ot tho dinner. If wo tako four orticb'S sav flour. beef, pork and butter in illustration, tho comparative values Nov. 1852, and lVb. 1854 aro as follows: Nov. 1S.V2 Feb. 1051. riou", 1 t)l $t!UM 3,0J Itcef, 1 hid I7,;0 1 1.041 i'ork 1 hid 45,00 17,0) r.uttcr,...l'JJ lbs 41,00 12,01) PorreaKO .;) li.00 37,00 Total,...! bids, f 152,09 $m,0() 1.11,00 Tho man who dug gold in 1852 was roquirod to givo nino ond a half ounces for thoso articles which ho gets now for threo ounces; that is to say, for 2 ounces of gold in 1852, bo got one barrel of flour, he now gots Jive barrels for tho samo quantity. If ho mado wages beforo, ho gets rich now for tho samo amount of labor; and ho now encounters loss competition in tho mines, because groat numbers havo left, to do bettor in other pursuits Among thoso.ag ricul ture has boen the most Bucccsstul.and California will this year raisoall tho bread that sho wants herself. Theso results wo indicated as in pro cess of development, in our number for Nov. Gth. 1852. It is to bo remarked that tho circulation of California is exclusively motalic; and in a pop ulation. or 150,000 mon, tho quantity required for each has boon estimated at tho minimum of 100, say 815,000. In the first few years this was retained in pouches, as dust, and sold by woight on tho occasion of each purchase, however small. Somo porsonsthen estimated tho average quantity at 500, which among 80,000 maids, would givo 10,000,000. Coin gradually flow in, and privaU mints and pub lic assay offico suppliod currency, and may havo roducod the quantity per head which each man required; bo that, as the number in creased, tho aggregato may havo boon kept good. In such a stato of affairs, it is obvious that, when prices fall to ono-half or ono-third, a great doal less gold fs reqnired to bo kept for currency thm whon prices aro high. From this source a snpoly of gold may bo apparent ly kept up for export, whon tho quantity ao tually dug is less. As, howovor, on tho do clino of all tho articles for which gold is ex changed takes placo, through greater supplies, its value enhanced, a great and direct stimulus is given to tho production of gold. According ly, tho recent arrivals from California bring us tho following account: 'All is now industry throughout tho mines, and almost every gulch, creok, or flat yiolding its till now hidden wealth, rewarding tho hardy miner who plies his toin or rocker, or who has placod his eluico to tako advantago of somo lo cality whoro this mothod of mining will an swer. Many aro dragging forth for washing, from tho bowels of the hills, dirt hidden hun dreds of feet bolow tho surface, which nothing but exponsivo experiments havo provod to con tain gold, and which now yields a handsomo roturn to stoady labor." How Mex "Bl'st Up." Mon with unassu ming wives never fail. It is tho husbands of such wives as Mrs. Dash' and Lady Brillants, who find themselves faco to faco with tho Sheriff and certain mysterious documents a domed with rod tape and wafer's big enough for target exorciso. Tho desire of a New York f -minine is to outshino hor neighbors not in mental acquiromhnts but in gingorbrcad orna ments and gold odgO coal scuttles. If Mrs. Dash gives a gamo supper woodcock stuffed with gold dust Lady Brillants takes tho wind nut of hor sail by getting up another in which tho prevailing dish will bo birds of paradiso swimming in a gravy mado of moltod pearl. It is this rivalry, and not "dabbling in railroad stocks."that brings ruination to tho fast men of Wall Btroet. Tho "ill-fortuno of which they com plain, is no moro or 'csthan a brainless wifo. If thoy would como back to happinoss they should diroct thoir attention not to the fluctuation nf tho stock markot but to tho ru inous absurdities of thoir firo-side. Thousand dollar repasts don't pay whilo tho merchant who purchases hundrod dollar handkorchiefs for a duck of a wifo," should not wonder if tho timo eventually comes when a "goosoof a hus band lacked shirts snd but ill supplied with breeches. Durinir tho last fift vnars tho EniscoDal Clergy in this country have incroascd in num- Dor about zoo to l.TOO.anJ their communicants ftom 10,000 to 103,000. -tr'Ihavo not lived lightly," as tho man thought, when he married a widow weighing throo hundrod pounds. No. 394. ' From the London Times, March 29 THE WAR DECLARATION. War is docl'rod. A peace which has lastod the unexampled period of 3D yoars, which ma ny fondly hoped was to last as many rrioro, la at an end; and tho throo most powerful States of Europe are onco mor engaged in a strug gle, tho duration, tho end, and thorosultsof which no one can toll; but it is too likely to produco disasters and sufferings, of which wo are mercifully spared the foreknowledge. It Is not for us to attempt to lift up the veil of A futurity which must bo sad in many r os poets j nor is thero any need. ' No alternative is left us; the decision has boon taken out of our bands; and, unless wd would submit, with our allies, to cro.uch under tho indotont dictation of a barbaric power, and, boo tho liborties of Europe disappear under tho tramp of tho Cossack, wo had no other courso than to do what has now boen done Id sad and solomn form. The eight of tho docu ment which we publish to day will call many to thoir senses, who to tho last have specula ted on tho chancos of war as a still remoto con tingency, or have lookod at it in its holiday as pects. If tho mcro sight of a manifesto to which wo aro happily so littlo used, might sober tho most thoughtloss, tho perusal of it will remove eve ry scruplo from thoso who do not think all war unjustifiable Tho document do s justice to . tho long and anxious efforts of Franco and England to heal tho rupturo which the Czar had all along dotornlined novor should bo heal ed, oxcept by tho subjugation of a neighbor against whom ho had no longer a quarrel. With asimplo collation of dates it convicts the daring attempts of tho Emperor to falsify tho chronology of tho negotiation, and throw on us tho odium of provoking tho war. It meets with a just rebuke the impudent hy pocrisy with which Russia has claimed to bd tho friend of religion and truth, when it was spurning tho puro precepts of tho ono and outraging tho laws oftho othor. Thoro is not an Englishman whoso thoughts aro still free, and whose hand is not tiod by soma fanatical theory, who will not respond heart and soul to this solomn oppoal. Tho creator part of us will only bo called on to endure sacrifice and thankful wo should bo that our part in tho no ble strugglo is not moro severe. "But thoso sacrifices will bo mado cheerful ly snd ungrndingly, from tho conviejion that Heaven has put them upon U9, and that tho only way to savo ourselves, and fulfil our part oftho torrihlo drama, is to striko with all our might, and lot tho great culprit seo at onco tho tremendous power he has presumed to set at nought. Wo havo been slow to tako tho de cisive step. Tho Russian has evidently con cluded that wo preferred negotiation to action; tho very population of St. Petersburg!! lias boon taught that wo nro too commercial to bo real warriors, and too fond of profit to bo keen ly sensitivo to wrong. Now thnt wo havo thrown away the scabbard, and stand faco to faco with our insolent antag onist, it only remains to disahuso him thor oughly of t!ii4 imaginary cstimato of our tenv per and our power. That, wo havo no doubt, will bo done, but it will bo dono all tho moro roadily by our gollant.floct and army, if it bo known that all England follows her sons to battle, nnd will prosecute their causo and a vongo their death, till Boon or late tho rights of nations snd tho liberties of Europe rcceivo a fresh sanction in tho signal punishment oftho gigantic offender. CURIOUS AND SAID TO BE TRUE. Henry D. Mitchel, of Vermont, has furnished a very curious statement to tho Vermont Tri buno of a bona fido case of important informa tion being obtained through tho moans of spir itual rappors, which is worth reading. Tbo facts aro thus condensed for tho Buffalo Repub lic, from which wo tako them: It scorns that the wifo of this Mr. Mitchell has recently boon dovolopod as a writing mo dium. His father, Wm. Mitchol, was a soldier in tho war of 1812, and diod soon aftor tho closo oftho war, having served tiro voars which cntitlod him to a quarter soction of tho public land. Henry boingnow but forty-two years old, has no rocoloction of his father, who died somo four or fivo yoars after ho was born. He knew that his father was ontitled to the bounty land: but bo did not know what ho had dono wiih his claim; nor had he over mado any oflort to ascertain anything about it. A fow weeks ago tho hand of Mrs. Mitchol moved to writo, as was frequently tho case, and tho namo of hor husband's father was writton. This bo ng tho first imo that an intelligence purporting to bo his father had commurJcatoil to him, tho inquiry was "if ho had anything of importanco to communicate? Tho answer immodiatoly was, "Yes, I know that you would liko somo information about my land," This reply was unexpoctod by Mr. Mitchel, as ho was thinking at tho timo upon a brotbor, who was a soa-firing man. and whom ho had not heard of in twenty years. Tho intcll'gonco wroto out that ho was enti tled to a quarter soction of land for services ronderod in tho war of 1812, and that tho land had boen located in what is now called Piko county, in tho State of Illinois, and that ho diod whi'o on his way to Washington. Ho directed his son to writo on to Washington, as tho patent had nover boen issued from tbo offico there, and that the land was now valua blo, and justly bolongod to his heirs. Mr. Mitchel showod his commnn'cation to several spirituallists who advised him to writo on to Washington, as it would provo a practical and scvore test of tho idontity oftho intelligence Ho accord'ngly wrote to Hon. James Moacham, one oftho Vermont delegation in Congress, roquesting him to make an examination oftho records. On tho 21st inst.. ho rocoircd from Mr. Moa cham his papers, and a copy of tho record with the official seal of Hon. John Wilson, Land Commissioner, showing that his father was entitled to a quarter section of land; snd that it wns located and rccordod, October 10, 1817 thirty six years ago. Tho following is sn ex tract of tho record. Wm. Mitchol, hnving deposited In tho gen eral offico, n warrant in his favor, numbered 6005, thoro is grantod to tho said William Mitohol. Iato a privato in Stockton's company, in tho Sixth Regiment, Infantry, a cortain tract of land containing ono hundrod and sixty acres, boingtho north-wost quarter of section twelvo, of township five sonih. in rango threo wost, in tho tract appropriated for military bounties, in tho territory of Illinois. . Said uocumoni, m wnicn mo bootw is un tract, was sicrnod hv James Monroo, Proaidcnt of tho United States, and datsd October 0, 1817. Tho commissioners in tho land offico says the) land is loeatod in Tike county, Illinois, preci sely ss tho spirit had said when tho com mon r cation was first written. . Hero tho skeptic who stands atar off and cries hnmbrrg, without daring to investigate has a fair opjori unity to convince himself of tho truth or falsity of ono Important allodgcd faot. Fifteen persons aro now under arrost at Now York, eharod with nssing counterfeit bills on tho Cranston Bank, R. I.