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l:3UaJE ana Fifty Cents ""! '
ir L;iar nlCsin th year.
; jU O0 P nti sftT tin trpiTition of th JW
iV- Two feolUM u4 FiftT Ci ; ..
i .. Vjift .utt-ju ,v -'. 1
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f -.te(uije paid. cpt at th opaosaf th pufc-
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lZirAll-oommuh'iciitioo oa tt easiness, or th
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tfT n n&s, of ton or mora, uit- papw wi
Sweetly CMol time, away, T..
lie first TirMay!
.;4tJjjiH burrtnherrbanr feVl? i w
-jtet and'ff'oHo'iJ'ettlje aandfl;"
fJCKilusa ntyi)f .-howenly; light.
Itiu tl fiulrAi:i'ei at nigh
W stlarth la ptaiiatit tiroespecda Pi,
? '- .' tarnished, at U4l reduction in pwe -
; ' tout pa js Jlv ': . i 4v.rftj
i . TutfVt May! 'First of ' ". ",1
'it oVntia lazritjUni frisk and pla'y
Hilii thaii yeidant'topj display,
.rjrai Meado broad an4 rnouhtaing"'bro; ,
Eioff their wow lWery.now. ," '.
'' ' giinahine deoki the peaiant'i wall,
Preab and buoyant, bright and olaax,
r 5 It thia ala-time of year.
Children portiT, whirl about,
Pearleaa now of icold or rout,
Ef ery feeling tender grown,
. Wbipg are lagging, tChooli are none.
First of May 1 First of May !
, Blithe and sunny, light and gay !
' Sweetly carol time away,
Llttla birds, the first of May.
For the Telegraph.
'LOGY. sv a. h. babrbtt. . .
: -..' Na II. .,v:-
. We will now auempt to ahow ihe practi
cal utility of this newly discovered science
10 ihe huinat race. Strict obedience 10 the
dictates of Phrenology is calculated 10 pre
serve health; . and lengthen out the brittle
thread of mortal existence. But when we
take a slight glance at the present mournful
ccndiiion pf man, we see 0SC.:h.i2 oni
feeling heart with IncXprcEsible angulsh.p
Instcad of "seeing the grcnt mass of mon
nt tPpyJnpeane, health, and happiness,
we, see thsin writhing under tho painful in
fluences of dire disnse. ' They are heavily
o pressed, with" corroding care, and rapidly
a1inkln rjrnTp-tltraci-4otd awight of) a
thousand infii'inlties. All, or nearly alt, are
alike subject 10 the some Ills, same sorrows,
samo afflictions, same woes. , lintcrthe va
ipus"ranks of society.'.' Behold -our aief
chants, our professional men, and our teach
ers. Look at their emaciated forms, their
pale countenances, their ghastly features,
and their death-like shadows. Hear their
doleful complaints, uttered with feeble voices,
quivering lips, half suppressed sighs, and.
depressed spirits. An armed host of terrible
diseases arc slowly enumerated, dyspepsia,
indigestion, headache, liver complaint, rhcu-
. matlsm, coughs, consumption, languidness,
loss of appetite, prostration of the nervous
system, &c.,( &c. :
i Are there not causes, serious causes for all
ihist Certainly. What, then, are those
causes? They are the same causes which
have, In the morning and vigor of life, pros
trated the health and destroyed the lives of
nen no less eminent and distinguished than
Robert Pollock, Henry Kirke White, James
. Sraim rd Tnjlar.ond Dr. John D. Godman.
Though men of-genius and tranrcendently
great abilities,' yet talent and genius alone
could not protect nor save life. They know
ingly or ignorantl y transgressed some law
or laws, peculiarly adapted to the real nature
and absolute wants of man. Those laws
were evidently physical laws, implicitly laid
down by the Immutable Lawgiver for our
practical observance and sole benefit. .Ev
'icry law Ifas l penalty attached 16 it, whether
"-moral or physical' If the moral.Iaw be vi
olated, we meet' with God's' fearful displea
' tutti .If .trji rfiiftil law be transgressed,
' , we are equally sure to- suiter the natural
1 -consequences And what are the common
" rusulu of sucli a violation? The total loss
of health, and sometime of life itself.
' . J. So far ns the physical laws are concerned,
Phronology points them out in living char
acters which none can possibly mistake.
They come under the head or appellation of
Temperaments. They are sometimes de
nominated Sanguine, Bilious, Nervous, and
Lymphatic:, t By ether writers they Are de-
'.'''signaled by other terms, viz; Vital, Motive,
vand Menial. . I choose to adopt the latter
' forms. , .
Now, it should bo distinctly undcrsiood,
that,'1 In order to enjoy sound health, a per
. ton must en joy a constitution in which these
' different Temperaments exist.. .They must
be equal in strength or nearly so. Deruroy
the Motive Temperament, and you Incapa
ciateaman for tabor or physical exertion
vr He will he reduced, in point f muscular
.-strength, to 1 mere infant Destroy 'the
Wcntal 'Terjiperament, and yod destroy' 'the
LmteJlt!ctr--tha powor of reasonings Man,
witH 4Vl.'.,hiii 'toasted powers," becomes 'an
idiot.; iXburty the Vital Temperament, and
"TfoiTilfaEti 4TiiCM,aiiadel of Jifa. The
- youtbful her sinks im a prenrature crave
f Willisg M w ilul Violation' 6f theif lawii
-or -Terppefaments, ' is tht chief cause of
mucr'stcknessrilf lteallh and rematV
death. But m thert) ne hope, no rtfMdyT
et.V l, i..J
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f a Pr Annnm.
0 i
.Ypi.'.lThfra Is; bolrn pilcaiai .fhyji
iiri; uhw Is," Ail' may j Use. tiiii hajmill
may apply ip this hysfcian. '" Tho Im-hjld
fnny .pe invigorated, and'iHccrfyny hbjfc by
proper iraining.Vlo ; he foJnstaicd.'upbn 'iho
ihrone ot. physical ; power .rrwiorcd (o .Ae;
and acilvlty; '.
horo8cripuon'fojtpiii ttiay rccotn
If . you arr dyxpepilp ioJ
vxpona iho x-hest, loclino ihe
Iheulderff ba?kilnhalo pure, wholesome air,
batfjL nvoid ailmuiaDts, i 1 Jr . bHtowardsjbe ppen :,wjndow; , through which
w w -.oC-XII ced Jjhe rays of a September sun- were shining.
well nmsticaicd, tuken pr Hu -"'J much." I hope i'anny'.will obtain leave to
and at regular hours.lf you are nejryphs.
Exercise the 'mind less' and ihebbdv. jnijri
Slorp more and work more. If your, mind
be dull and obtuse, sleep less, work less, but
think and study more". Dy this trfean, you
may, in process of time, equalize the 'Tern
peramenis. When this is done- youi bro
ken and Impaired constitution jrill.be im
proved. ' Health, with all its attendant blei
sings, will return Then, to preserve heaUh
one-third of ibe'tlme should be -spent in
moderate study, one-third to manual labbr,
and one-third in sleep and rest. 'V , '
Eptland, Ohio, May, 1851. T
A few months sinco, a son of Erin. about
nine o'clock one evening, called at a coun
try inn, in the western part of Pennsylvania,
and demanded lodgings for the night. It
was evident from his appearance and ac
tions, that he an J liquor had been quite jolly
companions throughout the day. The land
lord was a lazy, good-natured soul, and had
Imbibed rather freely that day himself.
' If I cive you a light and tell vou where
the room is, you can Gnd the place," said
the landlord. , . ... ,
c "Och, and it'a meeself that can do that
most illegantly, &oW fne tue wuV, a.
I II nnd it as azy a the hpwly varcin show
ers down llesslngi on ihoainful,' said the
Irishman. -The
directions were given him and also
a candle. He was directed to go to a room
In the second story of the house. By the
time he had reached the top of the stairs his
lie hi had become extinguished, and he bad
forgoiun in what direction he was to go.
Seeing ray of light Issuing from a room,
the door or which stood slignuy ajar, ne re
connoitered the tnsidti of the room, and
found it to obtain a bed, in which lay a man,
and a stand with a small lighted lamp upon
it. Feeline disinclined to make any further
search for the room to which he had been
directed, he divested himself of his clothing,
and quietly crept into the back part of the
bed. He bad been in bed but a few moments,
when a young lady and gentleman entered
the room. I he Irishman eyea tnem close
ly. They seated themselves on chairs in
close proximity to each other, and after chat
ting merrily for a short time, the young man
tnrew nis arm arouna ncr waist in a cousin
ly manner, -and imprinted a kiss on her
tempting lips. There was a witchery in it
which demanded a repetition. The scene
amuced the Irishman vastly, and being free
from selfishness.he concluded that his sleep
ing companion should be a participant with
him in the enjoyment ol the scene, ana 10
this end he nudged him, but his companion
stirred not. He then put his hand upon
him, and found that be was tightly locked
in the embrace of death. Synonymous
with this discovery, he bounded out of bed,
"Murther! Murtherl liowiy saints 01
. w . . . a t r
hiven protect mo!"
He had scarcely touched the floor with
his feet, before the young gentleman and
lady were making rapid progress towards
the stairway, terror being depicted on their
countenances. . 1 hey nad just reacnea tne
ton rf the stairs, when the Irishman came
dashinz alontr as though all the fiends
of Erebus were close at his hoels, ' in
tent upon making him their prey,, and the
whole three went tumbling down stairs, and
it is hard to determine which of the three
reached the bottom first. The landlord
stood aehast as the Irishman rushed into
- - - - - a ,
the bar-room with nothing octween mm ana
nudiiy but a garment vulgarly styled a shirt,
the hair on his bead standing upon end, his
eve balls ready to lean from their sockets,
and he gasping lor breath, i 11 was a sigm
that would have made a man laugn wno naa
worn a vineear face from the day of his
birth. Nothing could induce him to 'seek a
bed that niehi again. When the young lady
and oemleman found that it was not the
corpse that had so unceremoniously bound-
da from the bed. thev returned to the room
(they being the watchers for the night, (.ana,
doubtless, commenced their oourung ai tne
point where it had been so suddenly broken
' A noted anti-temaerance man was the oth
erday looking over the map of the VVest,
nrenaratorv to emieratine. ; uis eyes wan
dercd oyer Minnesota, and all at once light
ins ud with hope, he pointed out Hum river
"That't the nlace for met Land without
money and rum for water;,' run. paper.
. . . -. . .
" far VAh ) my good fellow, where" have you
been for a week back?" v "v ' " ;
"For a 'weak back!' "1' I have not been trou
bled with a weak back in the -least, I , thank
you." '
..'"No, no, where hava you been, long back?
i 'Long back! don't call me long back, you
.4 ,m
Oritsa Tiuds. Henry A.' wise, in a late
speech in th Virginia Contention, state that
on firm in Saltimor bad, ia ten years, amassed
k fortune f t260,0QOby simply trimsportirig oys
ters to, the .Western, States, and,, that they had
paid th Baltimore and Ohio railroad ia one year
36,000 for carrying oysters alone. '""
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'.'Protn gartain'i Magaaittcj.
f. 'ft iv.TUE MAN TU A ' MAKEH - 1 i
.1 "i " URSi C. Hi 8TARI,
. That, like tun woman, I bad done
The work my Maker put before me,
VWJ from morn till aet of aun."
York, in a njiserQt!e,auic, lav-a young a
pf apparent! aevcnioen.
Her (aca bore the
traca ofgreatbequty, bwihe. crimson. clfeek
n3 brjlliafueyea showed but 100 plainly .thai
consumption had jget its, seal uporj ;her,.and
thai her days, rjn CBrth.'were numbered, '. K
...tUi, :. t..ii .r.. :j i.f
rt-;nri: iiynio enr,y 1111 cvnjng i mow iiio
meanr?o ask if. ' The tears rose to the eyes
of ,tho poor iri;"asie thoughf pf(the de
voted affection of if" only sister, a girl of
nineteen, wnoearnou j ', j
on of ih fflBhtnnnlila mun'amakers of the
day! Tho room, although scanuj rPi8h
ed, was neat, and tho Invalid's bed c'fan
though coarse. A small stand stood by the
bed, on which was a pitcher of water,a phial,
and a wineglass, and on the pillow lay an
Bible. Tho young girl arnod a sup
port as a tailoress; but a neglected cold,taken
by carrying some work home late one wet
evening, had prostrated her on a bed of sick
ness, irom which she was destined never to
rise. Untiring were the cares besiowed
upon her by her sister. She watched with
her at . night, and many were the humble,
earnest prayers of the occupants of this
small room to their Heavenly Father, that
he would enablo them to bear patiently his
chastening hand. , . . ,
But we hasten to a different scene. . -A
gay carriage drove ud to Mrs. Bennett's
fashionable establishment, and a beautiful
young girl descended, and entered the shop.
Airs. Bennett, 1 must have a new dress for
this evening; I have just bought a love of a
dress, and 1 intend wearing it to Mr. Green's
ball. . io night Mrs. Bennett: it ia impossi-
Die ior me to nave your dress ready in time.
It is now past one, and 1 could not nromtsa
you a ball dress on so short a notice; Oh,
nonesensei wrs."jeiinett,' "!i lhc ladjr pet
ulantly,' I must and -will., hflve the dress;
and if you will not make it, why I must
carry my custom elsewhere.. The mistress
ol ihe shop looked distressed. Really,
madam, 1 would do anything to oblige but
sure you have Sime other dresa equally suit
ed to the occasion; 1 sent you home three,
only ten days since, , I. have worn them all,
interrupted, the beauty impatiently. Let
your girls, leave oftall.iheir other work, and
turn to upon my dress, and I will pay any
thing extra mat you may ha to the con
science to charge only do not disappoint
me and send the dress home by an exper
ienced hand, that I may have any alteration
made at the last moment, ir required. So
saying, Miss Norton entered her carriage,
and drove to ihe jeweller's shop, to select a
new set 01 oruamems ior the occasion.
Mrs. Bennett took the gauze left in her
hand, and selecting from her well-filled
shelves a satin corresponding in hue, and
trimmings to match, went into a back room.
Some twenty young girls were busily ply in
their needles, ihe room was close an
warm, and many of its occupants looked
jaded and worn with their labors. From
six to seven, with a short interval of hall an
hour for dinner, were the regular hours re
quired for their attendance at the shop; but
when tht.ru was a press of work, they were
often obliged, to remain and work extra
hours, and ten, eleven and even twelve 0
clock olten arrived before they were releas
ed from their health-consuming toil. The
table and chairs ot the room were littered
with shreds of delicate gauzes, with silks
and satins. Can we wonder, when we hear
the often-told tale of the seduction and ruin
of one of this delicate class of . g'rls, sur
rounded by temptation, their hands employ
ed upon material which would so well set
off the beauty of the worker, and the voice
of tempter ever at hand to offer the lure!
And if remaining true to themselves, stinted
in their food, poorly paid, they work from
Monday morning until Saturday night, week
in and week out, until premature decline
but too often closes their career.; Such is
the not exaggerated history of too many of
these poor girls. Could one of the beauties.
whose gay costume has cost so many hours
of harassing toil, bear but one hour of the
suffering so inflicted,' she would hesitate ere
she ordered a new dress on short notice.
But to our tale. ' : " ;-; :)
Here is a new dress, said Mrs. Bennett,
addressing her forewoman, and tt must be
finished before nine o'clock tonight. Take
hall-a-dozen ol the girls, and see that tt is
done in time. They will have to remain
extra time, madam, in order 10 do so,, said
the forewoman. Well let thorn stay then; 1
am not going to lot e one of my best custo
mers to suit their laziness.' u any one
grumbles, she said, on leaving the room,
let me know; I do not want grumblers: to
work for me they may seek employment
elsewhere. A young girl, seated near the
forewoman, cast a deprecating glance to
ward her. I cannot help It, Fanny, was
the reply to the mute appeal; I would like
to have you go home early to poor Ellen;
who 1 know needs you so much, hut what
can 1 dor " 1 ou are one 01 our lastesi worn-
men, and to finish this dress,1 with1 all lis
trimmings, will require all the exertion' our
best workers can bestow. The tears rose
in Fanny' eyes,' and a sensation of choking
came in her throat. But It was all in vain;
and making a violent effort to1 subdue her
agitation' Fanny commenced, with trem
blino fingers and aching heart, the task al
toted 10 her. Hor needle flew, as she tho't
that by perhaps straining -every effort, ihe
might yet' go early to her sisteri J'and her
companions, who felt much for ' her, used
their utmost effort to assist her.' 'The weary
hour passed on; we leave them 10 their task,
and return to our fashionable beauty. :
" Extended 011 a sofa, in a richly furnished
bedroom, reclined the lady; " At a short dis
lane from hor sat her mother ' manding
some fin lac. What do ydu tatend h ear.
ing this evenuigTRoset sliij 'si J, addressing
her daughter:,', ' "V ' v I
: have ordered a cev) tlress for 'the occa-
Ho .xuhii, v-t V--. ) i :
'tTi JtTse 4resW? Rdie!': Why, you extrava
gant giyfc jour tctpset js full, of .beautiful
dresses. tV-, '. .r;.;y;.:.:i.;'-."i
""' YesVI know; UiatJ Jbiii J nave worn them
all. ; And the.n? there was such a" beauty of
a gauze at Siiwart'aJ 'that I 1 lievel should
have bought it, CVen If 1 tfid not wan it for
tp-nigbt n .j'' y 'ii ,.!i " t ' , i
'And when did you give tha' drosjj to be
made up, you naughty, girlf said the mother,
gaiingly admiringly oii tha beautiful face of
berdugiten ... f-' .' '4iivl't '..
"-li went o.'.(fra.' Conncu ;tliis .mornlng.-
She grumbled, tole sure; but I'nn 1 never
rirtn rt'lti-.f rtofl' .r wrv-l "n, .
they fit for, if tii ey caiiuoMuuke a- u.coa m
the time one most wants ill 1 am sure (hey
all charge.enoHgh to ; tave ona.vready bp
sbortef notice than I gave Mr. Bennett this
mnrninr . . . . '
Is it to bo a large party, Kosef ' ' ff p '
'No, but very seJectt X That French girl,
Mademoisolie de Morttmerenel.is to be there,
of whom. I have heard s.o much. . The men
are all crazy about her. .1 am determined
he shall not outvie me in dress, and as for
beauty;, ihe young lady added no more,
j but cast
t a complacent glance at large mirror
opposite hor. ;;,:.,;:,; ,
. 1. Well, Rose,-1 hope you may enjoy your
self. But o.te. thing, my daughter:.! must
insist upon . you't not timing so much with
young Barton.' He is poor a mefe mer
chant's clerk, has si family of pretty sis
ters, who are unpro video4 for, and isln every
respect a decided detrimental.'
" Pahn. mmhftr! aniH Rruie COntemoiOUslv.
do vou think there is ahv daoger of my fall
ing in love with Barton? 1 ..!
No, my dear, no danger of your falling
in love; but it will prove a heart breaking
business to him, poor follow.. And then
young Mercer, the , millionaire, is Barton's
particular friend, and I would not hare you
offend him on any account. ., , , i '
Well, well, madam,' I promise, said Rose,
impatiently j but she felt a slight (wince of
conscience, as she reflected how much the
had aneouraizod the ardent, acreeable vountr
man. Buiucse i"ne7?f trebled hersefflong
!!. At li .'"li-a-!!'.""". and ri'slnir
wiui ouy uisBgreeuoie renectiou,
. o
nun, mci um, bub commenced nummiug .
opera tune as she Wok oat various trifles
from her bureau for her evening costume. 1
. wearily and painlully passed tho . hours
with poor Ellca. r .Ther water In the pitcher
grew so warm that she could not drink it,
and her hand trembled so that she could,
not drop her medicine.'" She grew hourly
more feverish; arid, bhT how she longed for
scpie of the tempting" poaches she knew
were exposed at rhe shop-window of the very
building in which she lay. -' She reldrned
restlessly from side to side.. , Will the sun
never set? she said, looking towards the win
dow. At last, wearied out, the sufferer slept.
She dreamed that she wandered in a beauti
ful garden, where flowers and fruits grew in
prolusion. She inhaled the perfumed air,
and gathered eagerly the grateful fruits, and
a thrill of ecstacy shot through her frame.
She walked on erect and strong, and the sor
rows of her lot were forgotten. The birds
were pouring torth their song, and all nature
rejoiced. She woke with a sudden start.
The sun had gone down. : She roust have
slept for some hours. She felt very weak
and languid, but she knew, from trie gray
aspect of the room, that th hour for Fanny's
return was soon at hand. She waited pa
tiently, but a sensation of sinking gradually
stole over her; A clammy dew stood on
her brow: -sho was too. feeble to-wipe it
off, and an icy chill crept ever her. Oh,
my uoa, is 11 even sot Am 1 10 die alone.
Fanny, dearest Fanny", why do you not
come to met she murmured '-wildly. A
slight spasm convulsed her features, and
when the moon rose and shed its beams on
the couch, its pale tight fell on the features
of a corpse. The trials and sufferings of
the young tailoress were at end. '
There, k anny , the dress is now done, and
Mrs. Bennett says : that you must .carry it
home.' ..,., , . '
Oh, dear Miss Jones, nrav let some one
else go. Indeed, indeed, I must gO now to
fallen. Bhe has been expecting me these
three hours, and she i to ill. ' ' n i .
I told Mrs. Bennett so. Fannv. but she
said you alone were exert enough to alter
tne aress, 11 required; so you must go, ,
liOOks ol indignation were exchanged a-
mong the girls, as poor Fannv meekly put
on her hai and shawl, and with tears fast
running down ber lace, took tha bandbox in
her hand. . It was within a quarter ,tf nine,
and the lady's residence was full three miles
from' tha Shoo. Wearied and acitated.
Fanny' moved thraich tha gnilv-lichted
streets; and at soma dashtngequlppage would
arrest, ner steps in crossing a. street,' the
thought would occur Do the rich know
what we suffer? She arrived at Mrs. Nor-
ton'r, and immediately shown' up to the
young' lady's room. A hairdresser!:' was
just putting the finishing touches to the beau-
uiul hair ol the lair one, and some flowers
were placed amid the curls. . . , ,
Oh! 1 am glad you have come ai last.' said
the lady. : How came you to be so late?
But never mind; take out my dress, t Fanny
ready to drop from. her long, walk, obeyed
at once, and the beautiful dress was display
ed. . Oh, how elegant! exclaimed Rose.
ine hairdresser lelt the room, and the dress
was tried on. Rose surveyed herself in
ailence (or a few minifies; and .then ex
claimed: , - i
1 Why does Mrs. Bennett always make my
dresses so high in the neck? M am not an
old Woman yet, thai 1 want to be covered up
to my throat. . Here, Nancy, turning to bet
maid, you and this girl must alter this. It
is too provoking. Now I shall bo detained
at least half hour an hour. How could you
be SO stupid? she said, addressing the trem
bling Fannyl ..7 . '-.oiW
The dress was taken off, and Fanny and
the maid proceeded 10 alter it. .'The deli
cate trimmings were ripped off. and an hour
passed away bofore the dress was finished
the young lady grumbling and scolding all
tha time. ', At last she was dressed; . and. as
fanny closed the titreet door, tha church
alock sru'cVten,';' Uer home was two initios'
istant. and dark clouds now, obscured the
sky. ShV hurried onj-i-large drops ofrniii
(ell, ano soon a heavy rain soalted ner thin
garments Bui she, felt It not,' so anxious
was shasbmit her slsiei. At Imi she rri.
yed home, and paused at lha' shop t6 buy
Ellen some of. the fruit she had sou longed
for. She 'placed her hand oa (he balustrade
to ascenu tne jong staircase, out stoppea anu
leaned her head on her hand. An, indefin
able sensation of dread stole over her. . She
wiped , the 'perspiriation from, her brow. : It
must bb that 1 am so tired, she' said; I do not
know what aila ma. - I am afraid to go up.
She waited another moment,and thon slowly
crept, fy?. s'airs: Her hand testedob iho
iho door-handle, but agajn the 'chill of fear
, .rf f-iypr. . one opened ine coor,
Cant. aV'fotfi'tt"' jjiauwO al imsj-CuuvI., 4dJ
then, with one wild screnn sprang forward
And fell Insensible beside the bed ' '7 -
, VVell, Rose',' bare you had a "pleasant
evening? said Mrs". Norton to her daughter,
on "her return'ome late at night. 1 ; 1 t
' Rose made no answer for some moments,
and then said fretfully, No, I have not. I
wish I had not gono, and her eyes filled
with tears, which she endeavored to concea.1,
from her mother. " ' ;' ,: 1 ' i .
' Why, my dear child, said her mother, in
surprise, what is the matter? '. ' v '
That little French girl was the. belle of
the evening. , bhe had all the best beaux,
and as for your friend, young Mercer, he
had no eyes lor any one else. . ( ' .
, Is she so very beautiful, then, or so ele
gantly dressed, or what is her peculiar at
tractions? '
She is not beautiful at all. mother: that
is to say, not regularly beautiful. She has
large dark eyes, and brilliantly white teeth,
and possesses what the men call great fasci
nation. I do not know what they 'mean,
but she had a crowd round her all the even-
ing", and every one was full of her bon
mots and intelligence. ' ' " ' :
Well, well, my love, said her mother,
soothingly, it is not worth your frotting
about. '" ' " ; , , - ' "l,
Fretting 1 I am not fretting, said the
proud beauty, as she dashed the tears fronr
her eyes. But for all her assertion, are
burst into a fit of weeping as soon as she
closed her bedroom door. She lore 'Off hor
beautiful dress, and threw it on the floor.
' gapping herself Tn a loose go'.",
threw herseit' P .itJ' -
ed on the ground, lavlho co...? d"w;-ihe
areas tnat naa aeiayoa poor ruqnyj tne
drea that had caused a human heart to ex
perience the bitterest of pangs, that ol dy
ing alone,, without, one kind hand to close
our eyes or drop a tear over our remains. '
t.- Have you any vacant rooms ia this build
ing (9 let, sir? asked a .pale-looking young
.k -
hich I
oa th first floor of the building in w
the sisters lived. ,. I want a room, and was
told that you were the agent for thi build
ing. I'i ' r
lam so, sir. What kind of a room do
Jrou vih for?,. I have several rooms to
el, at different prices. . . . ,:
. Well, let me see them all. , I have some
money saved up, and a good , trade. I am
piomised steady employment, but wish to
be as economical as possible. ; .,'.,. , .
v Very fair, sir. Come this, way,, if you
please -...- v,') i ...s , , , iw- 1 !
. They went from room to room,, until they
had mounted 10 the attic. . Thore is a room,
said the agent, that, for the present is occu
pied, but I do not. know whether it will not
soon bo vacant. - Two sisters Jive - there,
and one of them, I take it, is not long for
this world- Her sister poor thing, takes the
whole charge of her. . They have ; not paid
up their last month' rent, bull am loath
to trouble them. - Thoy appear to be hon tst
industrious girls, but they must pay up. The
owner of this building is a stiff man about
money matters. lie makes no allowance
for sickness, or any other trouble, but must
have his money when it is due. . By the by,
I have not seen the well sister go out this
morning. Lot us knock and see what is
the matter. , .. . ; ,,, .. ''
They knocked, but no answer was re
turned. 1 Aagaln they rapped, but no sound
issued from the room, I am afraid there is
mora trouble here, said the agent, looking
at the young man. , Let us go in.
. They opened , the door. , Fanny was on
her knees by the bed, her face covered with
long hair, and one . of her sister's hands
pressed to her lips. She moved not, nor
spoke, but moaned heavily. . , . . . , , '
; The agent raised her.,, What can I do?
said the young man, anxiously, v . :
Run across the street and bring the
apothecary here, said the agent. , . t
The young man disappeared, ana return
ed quickly with the apothecary ,who brought
botue or ammonia In his hand, ne
dropped some of it in water, and forced
t anny to swallow It; and then rubbing ner
temples with some more of the same prepa
ration the poor girl was gradually roused.
She looked '.wildly at them for a moment,
and then glanced towards the bed. She
broke away from the agent, un, ciien, my
dear, dear sister! she exclaimed, throwing
herself on the bed; speak to me, bilen
speak to your poor, broken-hearied Fanny.
She will never speak again said sho, sud
denly raising herself Irom the bed. And
I: whore was I when you dying, poor
suffering one? Finishing thai dress for that
hard-heated girl, and you, no doubt calling
for me.' 1 Oh, why did I mind themt What
did it matter if I should offend them all?
But I was a coward, and now I am punished!
she added bittorly, and once again she drop
ped her! head' on the bed and sobbed con-
1- . ; . . . - . '..,-..
vuisiveiy. - ..",' ,
Alt were affected by her distress.- The
apothecary and the agent were accustomed
10 scenes 01 distress; but tne young man,
fresh from the country, was almost as much
agitated as ranny herselu r : i :
Has she no relative or' friends? he' in
quired anxiously of the agent.":
! The man shook-his head. 1 hey arc
orphan girls, and have not long lived in this
city; p- IJiave never known them have any
company 00 Sunday or other holidays, and
they. novcr "went any where, except to
church. ' t4 ffi.;.' .u-'....- 1 i.-: :
$t.50 in Advsnrc.
; Poor thing! said the young man. compas
sionately., Ilepaii8cd fbr;n moment. (Ond
lion said; 1'lt g to my good cousin Brownt
one is a c-nKer wils, and lives not for off.
&he is a. right gbodsoul, nnd will dall she
can for this unhuppy creature. ; ...
, . He left the room, and when ho f returned
with his cousin found ; Fanny alonoij' Mrs.
Brown went ug to the poor girl, and taking
one of her hands, said, bo comforted, my
dear child, , )four sister has, I trust, gone
to a beitcrp, world.,' .Her sonows ere over,
and she is an angol rejoicing now. i bile we
are weeping for tier. ." t . . ' ..."
. ; Fanny jaiscd her eyes, and seeing the
sympathetic tears that rolled down the good
woman's chocks, threw, herself into her
arms', and buried 'her face in her boiom, , !
i here! sob away, my poor child. , It will
brf'TcTt henri,'. s-tid Hfys. Brown
Fanny raised ber Jiend" n fjcrji ' . ic vl mi-
nutes, and wiped her ej;s-j :Jou afe very
good to me, ma'am, she saidl.! 't , 'C " I
Never mind my being good, my denr.but
just tell us, my cousin the carpenter John
Urey here and myself, what we can do for
f Fanny tried to speak- but her. auiverin?
lips uuered no sound, .... '. '1..
y Wpll, sit down, my dour;-1 oe your head
is too distracted q m what you ao want
She went to the door, and held a whis
pered conversation with the carpenter, who
then disappeared. .She then put the room
in order, and performed . the lass rites for
poor Elen. When all was done, observing
tnai me glaring sun struck lull on runny s
aching eyes, she took off her dark apron,
and hung it up before the window. Fanny
silently took hor seat by tho bed. Mrs.
Btown left the room, and returned after a
short interval with a bowl of hot tea and a
roll of bread. There, my dear, try and
swallow a liule of this, she said. Poor Fan
ny tried to obey her but she could not swal
low. The kind woman placed it beside her,
and said : Well, perhaps vou will tasio this
by and by. .And now, good bye, my child:
1 must go home, for I havo a family to, at
tend 10. 1 1 will see vou ncaiu to night.
A coffin was procured the next day ; and
poor Ellen, followed by Fanny, Mrs. Brown,
nd the carpenter, was consigned to the
grave, ibe good woman now urged ranny
to return home with her, but the broken
hearted girl clung to the room in which hor
sister bad breathed her last. , '
i Five yew.'? had, rolled away, and oni?
again behold our frioud Fanny. She is seat
ed in a rocking-chair iu a smaii but neat and
r-nm rortable room. - A beautiful infant crow
ing and lushing in his cradle, the tea table
is sel and ihe itT'"""0 '"""
ful hum.-Fanny la JfcitUng, . but now and
the glances towards the wido"f t ' ; ; '
I wonder what makes your fuerso late,
hteiiuiirf addresslnff -the Infant 1 The 007
tossed its little chubby at ms -air- jr-m ..
swer to her question, one bent over him
and kissed him. At that moment the front
door opened, and our carpenter John Grey,
walked into the room. Ho caught ihe child
from its cradle, and tossed him up in the
air until the boy screamed with delight.- He
then threw him back in his cradle, and
turned to his wife. A grave expression stole
over his face,: as he said : :
Fanny; there is a poor woman and her
daughter in great distress noi far off. The
old woman is dying, and the daughter, a
sickfy, ' miserable-looking - creature, seems
half distracted.. An acctueni causea me to
become acquainted will) their situation, and
as ft was a case where I could not do any
good alone, I hastened home for you.
Lt us have our supper at once, Jonn ana
1 will go with you e can leave our child
with our kind, neighbor next door. : Supper
over, our worthy carpenter and his wife has
tened to the relief of the miserable pair,
John carrying a basket containing some arti
cles for their relief. Wretched indeed was
the scene that presented itself to their eyes.
On a low, dirty straw bed, lay the body of
the mother, and beside her, with her hair
hanging in matted masses about her face,
was the daughter. The good couple raised
her and gave her a cordial Irom their bas
ket. She looked at them sullenly, but said
nothing. When her hair was thrown back,
Fanny thought that the countenance was
familiar to her, but could not recollect where
she had seen it. The face had been beauti
ful and the outline of the figure was still
graceful. ' After a few moments the unhap
py girl muttered, how shameful that we
should be left in this way I I have not de
served such infamous treatment. K The lone
of voice confirmed Fanrty'e half-formed
suspicions.' Good heavens I Miss Norton,
can this be you ? .You may welt ask the
question, said the' girl. Yes,' I am Miss
Norton; but who are you wno recognize
me" ln-thia degraded state ? One who will do
her utmost to serve you young lady, said
Fanny ; but how have you been thus re
duced ? Whoever you are, you appear to
know that I have been reduced. My father
failed, and not being able to face the world,
cut his throat. My mothei ana mysen
were left unprovided for. ; We could not
work, and wo lived for somo time upon the
sale of such articles of jewelry as we were
able to aecreie from ' the creditors ; but we
sold the last ring two months since, and my
mother begged from door to door since. one
caught cold one rainy night, took a fever,
and is now dead. But had you no relatives
or friends, my dear young lady ? ' None,
said the girl haughtily." The truih was,
that Mr. Norton had laid his foundation of
his fortune by a lucky speculation; ho was
originally of low origin, but as he acquired
wealth, he and his wile cut ana snooK on
all their humble relatives. Tho beauty of his
... ... 1 A..
daughter,, whom he educated at a fashiona
. . . . . 1 l . L- I.L !-
Die semtnarv, oacKeu oy nis own weauu,
troduced them into fashionable society ; and
when he failed, ihoee who would otherwise
have come to the aid of his family, rejoiced
In the idea that nrlde must hav fall.-
- Two days after saw Rose established at
Fanny' home. Fanny had ip'. hor house
in order, and was now busy looking over a
large basket of needlework. .She drew fotth
a pair of wolleti stockings, and commenced
darning them. 1 Dear me,i what shocking
coarse work I said Rose, eontem
what bpamiftit ihings I used Jo make, she
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be executed with accuracyand ncatne, i J
said, with a sigh. What kind of things ?
said Fanny, mildly. ' Oh, card-rack i. and
purses." Well, perhaps you could make
some now and we oould soli them for you'.
Rose assemed coldly jo this proposition; and'
Fanny procured her somo materials for hop'
work that evening. But Rose's noturol 'in
dolence was now increased by real ill health,
and she would hot lly to exert herself. ' Shu'
spent the Inst few nmmhs of her life in pee
vish repinings over her lost luxuries.: Tim
gortdcarpenter and his wife pitied although
iney wouin not respect her. Sho died, un
regreued by any one save the kind couMu
who made allowance for tl e faulu and fol--lies
of a fuslilonablv' edueaii-d 'fu.nm
They placed het b' ihe side of hei mother.
and one stona recorded their names t and oa'
ranny stood, by the grave wu i her babi- In-
l - . 1: 1 ... . -, . . . ' :
ncr arms, tfne innnicoa yon mrt rti' yomh
nua been cuasienou by Unwior.iuuu. nlhl lim
under h'rs providence, ihe toil .f larv ,wn:
hinds Ithd given her the glorious prlvte-'..
of betng Independent !
Massachusetts siill has on her sta'tu(
books an oldv!sw that authorizes her to trans
port beyond the State, any poor person who
M.S ft niiiitnii tn ak hi.... ... 1 I 1
ra uvv vt vcii u mo jnuuo wijrQ jnev; oo
lon-, ' , f ' ... '
Under thd authority of this luw,' a poor
woman, residing at Southbridge, Mass., hav
ing two children, was forcibly carried out of
the Siato. Her name wasEutASuxUVAW,
and for eighteen long years sho had resided
in the country, and for the lust sevon years
in Souihbridgu, where she was noted fot ba
ing an industrious and hard-toiling 'woman
But her husband had left her about two years
ago, and sho was forced to labor hard forth
support of horsulf and family. The seluci
men of tho town rocently employed her 10
ctean ana scrub the Town Hull, in doing
which sho caught a severe cold, and was
forced to ask for charity. Upon her appli
cation fur assistance, instead of tretiint anv
she was arrested, and and brought, be fore a
justice oP the peace, on'the charge of being
an mcumorunce 10 tne town. A warrant was
placed in the hands of an officer, and she
was allowed one hour to cot readv to 'foai-n
the Suue. Sho was taken to Boston, to ha
shipped on oard the Duniel Webster for Liv
erpool ; bui, as the ship had no room for
hor she was placed in the hands of nnothet
officer and brought to New York city, and!
put on boarf fhc ship Shannon, for Liverpool.-
From that ship she waa fortunately
rescued by tho Irish ' Emigrant ' Society,
She says that the only place in the world sh
nos inenas is in Houthbridge, Mass.,.and to'
this place the humanity of the Emigrant So
ciety has sent her, and provided for her com
forts for some time. " ' -, ' ''' '.
The old I?y State should repeal this law
;'fataedioJyand thereby show more philan
thropy man in pa -sing renuiuticiiw cami
'black laws("oflheSoiiihiirn Stains. . There
was a poor woman, ciih two Americun born
children about to be transported for the crime
of being unfortunate and helpless. Verily
they are a" benevolent people "down cast."
'Giving um beans!"
We never knew exactly what was meant by
giving a chap "beans," till we heard the inter
pretation given to the phrase by a young lady in
Indiana. As the story goes, a gentleman from
this region" was paying her very marked attention,
representing himself as single, and desirous of
changing his forlorn condition. He had mad
aome progress in his suit, when the lady learned
that he was a married man! Her indignation, oa
making the discovery was unbounded her thirst
for viengeance hardly slackable. After various
plans bad been considered and abandoned, het
purpose was fixed as follows; She loaded a pis
tol with beans, and on bis next Visit she most
unceremoniously presented the weapon, told him
its contents, and inquired if be would havethsm
raw or cooked. Hesitating, as might naturally
be expected he would, in giving an answer, she
decided for him and pulling the trigger, gave
them to him raw. The aim of the heroine was
so good, that two of the beans struck the admi
rer, inflicting slight, but somewhat painful
wounds. The source from which we derive this
incident, the Dayton Journal, informs us that it
is no fancy sketch; and would besworn to, on-a
stack of bibles as big as a meeting house. '
1 1
Short Dresskr. The Albany Knickerbocker, '
whose editor is a man of superior taate in mat
ters pertaining to the toilet, comes out and range
itself on the side of short dresses. He says:
'The ladies in several of the western cities
hava adopted the new fashionable and conveni
ent style of short dresses wid Turkish trowsers,
fastened to the ankles style that is much a-
bused by old fogies and antiquated: maiden la
dies, as "bustles'! used to be, .thought with far
lens reason. , On such a daif as yesterday, when
the streets were i.n a dirty condition in oonse
quence of the rain, tho new dress would be most
convenient fox our lady friends, who would not
be obliged, as thoy now too often are, . to be
draggle their silka and delaines in the mud so dis
gracefully. Let old maids ; talk against them,
cynical editors sneer, and rude loys, dirty and
big corner loafers abuse them, but short dresses
and Turkish- trowsers will eventually come- -in
vogue. The same prejudice that exists 1 against
them, was once brought to bear against Vhite
hats and yellow kids; but those articles hava
triumphed, and those who once" decried them,
are now their eonslaut wearers. " vito la tie-
forme.. ' iri"i J 1! f V"'"- TV.-l
. ID When we see a young lady so full of arro
gance, Ignorance and ill-humored coarseness that
her best friends apologise for-her 'conduct by
calling it conceited eccentricity, we take especial
pains to advise our baeh.;iot friends to beware of
that calico market . t-i
O" Bailors may be known' by theiv'uhbol-
... rw .. ..1 1 y i 1 ....... v '
.i-: iiiuujjuifl pirn gciionu iron ut uutbuiin, -wuiie
married men are distinguished by .their . ease, bi
ladies sooicty, and donjestio looking phiwes.; ,, ,
: CTl'Marm, njayia fiBhingli 'Yes.eoaay,
don't go near the water. And reooUeot, f ypa'te
drowned, I shall skin . you. aa sure ,. as you are
alivel" .
.; i. .. J '; t- i) ,,. 4 ft.' a.
IP The population. of Ckptintniai tkf hutv
djed and eightrea thousaad, rl ;t f , ,

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