?l)c Cftmfteti Journal.
VOLUME il. CAMDEN, SOUTH-CAROLINA, SEPTEMBER 6,1&50. NUMBER71.
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Home is where the Heart is.
Tie Home where'er the Heart U,
Where'er the love.l ones dwell,
In cities or in cottages,
Thronged haunts or mossy dell;
The heart's a rover ever,
And thus on wave and wild,
The maiden with ber lover walks,
The mother with her child.
Tis bright where'er the heart is;
Its iairy spell can bring
Fresh fountains to the wilderness,
And to the desert?spring.
Tliere are green isles in th? ocean,
O'er winch affpctioi: glides;
And a heaven ??n p.ach sunny shore,
When Love's the star that guides.
'< - Tis free wheree'r the heart is;
. - - * -
No chains nor dungeons ditn,
May check the mind's aspilings
The spirit's pealing hymn!
The heart gives life its beauty,
* It? glory aqd its power,?
"Pf= unntiiW fn it? rinutinf utrpam.
_ And sot4qw, to ils flower.
A HONEY MOON SCENE.
A correspondent thus describes a scene llmt
took place ai'Saratoga, n short ?in?e since, between
a newly married couple, who were there
spending the honey moon;
A bridaf party came down a few days since.
! nevpf-saw a more hnneyniooni?h set in my
life. Xhe Wide and groom looked, walked,
talked, and acted love to the life. A more de
vote*I couple you never beheld. I'hey were
silting in the parlor one morning, when I acci.
dentally o^rhenrdihe husband say with a melting
tenderness id voice and manner?
M Rid you speak deffrest ?"
u No, pet, I did not--! *vas thinking,* replied
the bride looking as angelic as possible.
>. r?rnilinl wufo i'n? ihinlrlnir in\* l??Vn !"
vi ?M?? J?\r " >? "v 411
hardly .ilara tell you, pet."
44 What,.. loveHe?rof your wx? distrust your
adorer so won 7"
44 Pardon, a thousand*pardons, dear Edgar, if
I have aeemed td wrong so noble a being."
44 Spoken like yonr own true self?like my
fond and dearly loved wife."
44 Oh, Edgar, Edgar, vou aro a flattereryon
are, t know you are."
44 No, no?yotT wrong me?indeed you do?
r u ...... ,t... ?i?i.t, ..! :.i_i ?p?.?
A C1NIIU uui lianoi JUU| 4uc viicinucu iuwi ui iiij
" Oh, you naughty man 1 You know how
dear ynU'itfa ' " "* r *
* You will tejl me, then good angel, that you
re?you will tell mo 7"
MTwHI-^hur first give me assurance that you
will iint frown on vour too fond Rrhcrm. A
frown, Edgar?nay, even a reproving look from
your *wwet eyes, wouId break my now too hap
py heart. Say, then, you 'will not fiown."
** Foolish child! Do the starR frown when
the poet looks Up to them for inspiration !?
Doe* the fond mother trown when her firstborn
looks up to her eyes as he 'nestles still closer
to her bosom? Does love/fond, true, pure
love, frown V*
4i O say no more, dear Edgar. I feel, I know
you arfe the best, the kindest, the ino^t devoted
of men !'*."c
"Tell me, then, love, of what were you think.
" Of you only?only of you, Edgar, on my
" And what of me, my own Rebecca 7"
" Alas! what shall I say f How shall I ox
tricale myself from this perilous dilemma 7'
" Speak, loved one, I charge you 7"
" D"iir Edgar, you know?' *
LA V ?
* 1 r?f irwgr* iwwvvo?
??'I'lmJ?-oh, how shall I say it V*
" Am I how?go on, dear Rebec?
" 'I'fMi if you continue?'
? 1 ii pat?
" Cabbage?what then ?"
44 Yau may catch theebolera, (sobbing,) and
(sob) I may (lob) be left (sob) a widow (sob)
before (sob) tbo season (hysterical sob) is over!'
2 Sclcdci) Sale.
THE FKEE HASON'S WIFE,
A TALE OF THE .MEXICAN WAR. "
by a traveler.
The two year's war with Mexico was rife
wilh many a thrilling incident, the details of
which have never found their way to the reports
of commanders, paragraphs of newspapers, nor
to the numerous volumes written upon the pro.
lifie chapter of the world's history. Ft would
take a thousand pens#to record the moiety of
the surprising events und romantic circumstances
that have transpired in the war. Every
' ? * ? ?A UI.. Attttt f/?lrl Sit kin nu'n
i s outer rius ?. Riiny m ma mill, ???'u ......
wav, of his own experience; and each soldier's
story is worth the listening lo.
In the innnih of August last, I was a passenger
on board a steamer ascending the Mississippi.
On board were several returned officers
who had served on the fields ol Mexico. A
voyage of four days in their company gave me
! an opportunity of listening to the rpcital of
many a hairbreadth escape and daring deed in
the "imminent deadly breach not that the
brave actors therein were fond of boasting, but
on the contrary, were retiring and dillident
touching the discourse of their experience.?
Nevertheless having nothing todo to pass away
the time, we succeeded, step by step, in drawing
One noble locking young corporal, who spoke
well, and knew how to describe what he bad
seen and taken a part in, particularly itiicre-led
its. lie had the rare faculty to bring the bat
lie field and the individual comhal directly he.
fore his auditor*?and it is a picture of individual
|M>wer that most pleases the listener.
I have *een a woman face a lire that appalled
nor reiriinpni. and made lis keen rover.
Ah, how was that ? Who was she? Young
ar.d pretty? An American, or a Senorita ??
When was it. and how? was the string of interrogations
that assailed the tecum.ter.
It was 011 the second day. before Mexico.
The particulars were these. In our company
was a mere lad of sixteen, a daring young Virsitiiau,
the fiivorite for his cheerfulness, courage
and youth ; and here let me add, talking of
courage under fire, give me a regiment of well
grown laiys from fifteen to nineteen. Nothing
can withstand their charge. Boys bound and
leap over the ground as if they were at play,
and dash at anything without thought, like so
many blind pups. For a hard fight in the street
or for a headlong ru?h give me the boys. They
are perfect imps for fight.
This boy some weeks before had leaped a
fence and climbed a parapet some hundred yards
ahead of his company, and was taken orUouer,
.1 L. ..... I.":II: \i..,.,1
IIIUU^II IHll w 11 nmn ?\1111(IIIIICC .tirAM.au.-> ami
wouniling.the Golonel before lie gave in. Hi>.
mother. a widow, (llmti^h u lady, and why not')
heard ol it, and a* in* was her only son, yearned
for his release. She had no money no infln
ential friends. Suddenly she recollected ihai
she was a Mason's widow ; hope was lighted
up in her liosom !>y the thought, and siie dried
her (ears. 6he said, I will lest "he tulismatiic
power of the order my husband loved and revered
There was a movement of interest with the
listeners. Grave gentlemen grew nearer and
gave closet attention, doiiltilens being of the order
thorn-elves. The soldier evidently gratifi
od t>v Ili?? size and eagerness 01 ms encircling
audience, resinned !?i* narrative.
She sold some litile articles of value, and with
the money she reached Washington city; she
readied the Secretary ??f 'he War l)e|iarlineni
on foot anddustv. With difficulty she olnained
audience wiih the great man ; lor our li g
secretaries are as lug lords as KnglKli lords
are, only wanting tho title. A poor soldier or
a poor woman stand* a poor chance with qnal.
"Well, ma'am," said he, crustily, as she cn?
tered and lie saw how dusty she looked, hut
when she removed her veil, and he saw that she
was lady-like, and handsome too, he ha If a rose
* - lay ii i_ .1.1 ti a
and pointed to a cnatr. ?ven, sne io;u mm 01
her sou's capture, and that she wauled to go to
"I cannot help yon, ma'am. Very expensive!
He will be exchanged by and by. Better
"You can help mo to a past*port, sir," she
said, nothing daunted.
"Of course ; thev can't refuse ih if to yon at
the Secretary of State's office. You say you
are poor. How do you expect to pay the expenses
ofa journey to Mexico? it is a visionary
scheme. Good morning ma'am."
. "Sir, if you could recommend me to the care
f.i in i ..r?t... : . ,i._.
01 I lit? ouieur III cuiiiiuumi in mi.- ic^iiiiciii mai
sails from Balliinore "
"Impossible, tna'am." (To the page in wait,
ing.) "VVho did you say waited ? tell him I
arn at leisure."
"Are you a Mason ?" said the widow to the
Secretary, making a sign for the page to delay.
"I am a Mason's widow. Mv son is a IMa.
son's son. I appeal to you, sir, in that cupaci.
ty, anil by the honorable order," said the widow
The secretary's manner at once changed to
one of courteous interest. "Slay," he said to
the page* "Take a seat ma'am."
And from that moment, the affairs of the wid.
ow took quite a new turn. The Secretary gave
hrr a politely written note to the Secretary of
Slate, who, in turn, gave her a letter to the
commandant at New Orleans. lo furnish her a
free passage to Vera Cruz. The lodges at the
ingt gitioii of the Secretary, advanced her three
hundred dollars, and the widow left Washing,
ton on her mission. The stage agent, who was
at Pittsburgh, on her showing him a If tier
which the Grand .Master furnished her, (but
which she could not herself rend, it being writ
ten in a mysterious cypher, hut she knew it was
potent,) would not receive anything for her passage.
The Captain ol the steamboat at Pittsburg
had no sooner deciphered it, than he gave
his best state-room, and her passage free to New
Orleans, so that when she reached there, she
had two hundred and ninety dollars of her three
Here she waited on Gen. in command
of the station, who instructed Col. , who
had the charge of forwarding the troops to Mexico,
to see that she had a free passage given
her on the first steamer. By all the officers,
she was treated with the greatest politeness and
delicacy, for they were all Masons, and lliey
felt bound to her by a lie stronger than that
which binds brother and sister, and they fell a
pleasure in the opportunity afforded them of carrying
out into practice the beautiful and systematic
theory of their order.
Alter a passage of five day9 she reached Vera
Cruz. Having a letter to the American
Governor, she sent it to him, inclosing the tab
ismanic card just spoken of, and which thus far
had proven stronger than gold. The Governor
immediately called upon her at th2 house of
Dramond. and offered her transportation to the
city of Mexico by a train that was to start the
next morning. The Colonel who commanded
the lr;iin limk oharoe of her. Mffiiilerl iter ?Vt?rv
facility and comfort oil the journey, providing
her with a carriage when the country was lev.
el and with mules and palanquins over the
mountains. Arrived within ninety miles cfthe
city, they were overtaken by a detachment of
dragoons escorting a Government oflicial to the
city. Anxious to get on faster, she asked |w;rmission
tojoin it; and though informed of the
danger and iaiigue of a hard ride, night andday
on horseback at a steady trot, she was willing
to try it, that she might the sooner see her son.
Provided with the Heel andgentle-gaited Mexican
horse, she took her place with the troops,
escorted by the olliccrs, and never flagged with
iaiigue till the towers of Mexico were in sight.
Brave lady ! But where was her son, and
how \viis she Jo jr?rl into Mexico 7 II, as 1 understand
you, you had uoi yet tuken the city."
' Ami where was il she stood fire?" asked
the gentleman dressed in a Inoad hat.
"All in good time, gentleman," responded
the narrator. "As 1 .-aid at first, we were fighting
the second day's battle before the gates
when she arrived ; but her son was in the city,
w here In; had been for hve or six weeks in prison.
i will tell you how I first came to see iter.
Our regiment had been doing ji., b(\<i (,> keep
S.OUO cavalry from joining the lell wing of the
Mexican army, when we Were ordered to face
ulrou: to the left and drive a hody of the enctnv
from a hill on which they were forming with
artillery. It was when.the company 1 was attached
to was cro?itig a ravine to fulfil the order,
that we eneountere.d a body ot horses. At
first we took them l<>r the enemy, hut soon saw
tiiey were Americans. They kuiiic on slowly,
as if fatigu-d with hard service. I saw a lady
tiding Inside their captain ; such a i?ig; I at
Micii a lima draw the attention of more than
one ol us. i he parly was the one from Vera
Cruz, aborting the oliicer. They were slowly
malting liteir way to (ten. Scott's quarter, too
tired to a man to engage in the tight.
At tills iiimiieiii Gen. Sirott andstaflTeamo up,
when the ollicial from Washington placed his
packet ol h iter* in his hand*, glad to end his
long errand. The (Jrneral immediately ordered
the escort to seek quarters, and was riding
on to another part ol ihe field, when I heard the
lady say earnestly to the captain : ' ! cannot de.
lay, sir, one hour, within sight of (ho city that
holds my sou a prisoner. 1 tmisl see him.'
"The city niu*l be taken first," he answered.
"I cannot wait! my son may he ill?dying.
An hour's delay may forever remove him from
me! I will enter the cily."
"You wili surely he killed! You can reach it
only by crossing the battle fields,' said the olfiri?r.
"I have not travelled from Virginia to the
gales of the city to few to enter them. Thanks,
a thousand thanks sir. for your kindness and
attention. I shall always remember officers
with gratitude. But do not detain me. Yonder
is a gate that leads to the city. I will enter
through it ami search for my son."
"You are mad," I cried, for 1 had lingered to
Ree what she would do, surprised enough at her
danger and resolution, and as she was dashing
forward over the field* f seized her pony by the
rein, and pointed to the almost impassable danger
and difficulties that beset her path.
"This is no time," said she to the officer who
now rode up to her side, " to talk to me of prudence
ami tear. I urn (old that Gen. Santa Anna
is in the midst ot yonder glittering group. 1
shall seek him, and place in his hands the Masonic
letter I have borne so far ami so well, for
lie is a Mason and will listen in nte."
"War destroys all brotherhood," said the officer,
who I judged was not a Mason.
The lady did not wait to reply?but watching
her moment, she struck her pony smartly, and
started off across the plain.
At the same moment a masked battery, five
hundred yards in advance, had opened upon
our regiment, which, alter having been hull
mowed down; begnn to return to take, up a po?
sition in the ravine under temporary cover, until
they could be reinforced.
Yes, right across the field of slaughter and
winged iron, I saw the lady gallop on her white
pony, avoiding inn piaioonx 01 r?airt;iiiiii?; iihmi,
by a semi circle ;ound their flank. The next
moment she was eoOrsing over the ground in
their rear, the battery in lull play. Half our
men seping her. stunned, forgetful of the storm
ofiron, lo follow wiih their eyes what seemed
to iIk'iii an apparition. I kept my eyes on her,
and so did the officers expecting each instant
lo see her struck. But oil she went, galloping
in top speed, her air fearless.
"The woman's lovet'or hor Ron has mado
her wild," satd the dragoon captain, "one
"A mother's love is stronger than death," 1
replied. "I believe she will reach Santa Anna
in safety and get to see her hoy."
"She deserves it," he answered. The same
moment a reinforcement came up, and we were
ordered to take the fort, and we did take it.
After we had taken the city, I learned the
fate of the American lady.
"She was killed of course," said emphatically
the man dressed in the broad hat.
"I'll bet twelve to one on hei," said Tennes.
The last gentleman is right. She went over
the field through the holiest fire of that day,
and reached old Santa as sound as u roach.
He was not a little astonished to see her, you
may be assured; but ho received her politely,
and when she told him, in French, her story,
he told he would oblige her not merely because
she was a woman, but the more because she
was a Mason's widow. u For," said he, "I am
n Mason myself, and know the obligations of
the order in war, as well as in peace. Your
son shall be liberated, though he wounded my
maternal nephew so that ho has since died,
vyhen he was captured. But by the tenor of
the letter you bear, I have no power to refuse
He then gave her nn escort to the city, with
an order for her son lobe given to her arms.
The order was obeyed, and that very day, as
she had promised, she embraced her long lost
boy again. So much Ibr a woman's standing
fire, gentlemen, and so much for being a Ma
son's widow! *
At this crisis of the story we reached Smithland,
and our group was broken up and dispersed;
each man no doubt, going away with
greater reverence for woman's courage and
greater reverence for maternal love.
Outt Rku Hhothkp.s.?A delegation of nine
Indian Chief? has arrived in this city and are
staying ul King's Hotel. They represent the
Mennoinenee tribe, from northwestern Wisconsin.
They are dressed ill showy Indian costume,
with their long black hair hanging loose.
|y over their shoulder*. They tire accompanied
by Win. H. Bruce, Indian sub-agent ; Mr.
Powell, Interpreter; r. J. bran dp l, rastoratiu
Superintendent of.lio Nation, and two or three
ni(ache's, making quite a train, almost as imposing
a- that of the Krnperor of Huyti.
The IWennomenee trihc number some 2.200;
500 of whom are being educated and christianized
and have acquired some knowledge of agriculture.
They liavn two schools permanently
established, with 14 or 15 hoys and as many
girU that can read and writa the English language
correctly. They have quite a ntimher
of good mechanics among them, and the whole
trilie are engaged to some extent in cultivating
the soil. The delegation have some business
to transact with the Ciovernrnent and wi<h to
v'imi the "(Jreal Councils of" the Nation," and
have a long talk with thpirpule Chief ut the big
0?hko?h, the principal Chief of the tribe is
among them.?Southern Press.
Putting Tan Funs to Roost !?In one of
the Toledo hotels a stuttering little waiter and
the black cook wore at sword's points, and the
only end for which Jack the waiter lived was
to pester the cook. A fewtlays since, when
I (lie uir wci?i ntwiciiiii^ hiiu uira m mu uuiki^
room were more plenty than candidates at a free
democratic convention, word was sent to the
cook I hut Jack wanted him. He hurried up
with?''Well, salt, what do you wat ?"
" Why, cook," replied Jack, "you see lite
f-t-flies b-holher me r s.so, I c can't set the
( table, and as you're s s.so d-d-deuced li black,
I wanted you to c.cast a sh-shadu over the
r-room, and they'd tit think it was night and
g-g-i?n (o roost! ! !"
A dining plate whizzed close to Jack's head
as he vanished through the door, singing,
"Oh cast that xh-shmhnv from iliy l?row."
Medical Receipts.?To sharpen the appo.
lite ; swallow a whetstone.
Tn irivo tone to the stomach : rret it lined
t l-?- - ? - - o
with lie11 metal.
To present the lic-dollar-owo ; never run in
For a tightness of the ehest, first get vonr
lieart opened wirli some mild charitable laxative
and the lid ofyour chest will open easily.
For the neuralgia ; cease taking too much
of the old regalia.
To cause a white swelling to disappear ; cover
it with shoe black or Japan varnish.
To prevent the hair from turning gray;
nifitfn nil vmir mind In live.
Fur a cataract : darn your eye.
For a lelnn ; arrest anil imprisonment.
For His ; consult your tailor.
True Grit.?A fun-loving contemporary
tells the following story of a spunky cltap in
the land of hlue laws and wooden nutmegs,
wholelt that he was "just naturally hound" to
shine in some shape, iy hook or by crook:
A young man of nor very prepossessing moral
character, lately proposed uniting wi li a
church in Couuoricut, hut neither his present
nor prospective piety gave moral power to his
application. At length, after a delay, tho
it.l Mm r.. was kiinllv in formed lliat for the pros
out the church declined his proposal, with the
hope however that his future course might oro
long warrant his reception. The hopeful rejec-.
tod was at first astonished, hut as a happy
thoguht struck him ho turned on liis heel and
exclaimed with a significant snap of the finger,
"Wal, if you wan't let me jine your Church, 1
know what I can do?I can-'list iuto the Troop,
The pa?sagfe of this measure by a majority
of i he Senate of the United States, is an event
which puts an end to all hope of the conservetire
chaiacter of that hody. K more flagrant
violation of the Constitution of the Union, and
of the principles of the federative compact has
never disgracecj that l>ody. or given the friends
of liberty occasion for lamentation. . There
was a time when the patriot, whose heart sickened
at the view of the corruptions and seditious
practices of the lowef house, or at the
gross usurpations of the Executive, looked with
pride on the Senate, as the last, and probably
permanent refuge of liberty. There were oc. *
casions, when in the midst of the vilest outrages]
on constitutional freedom, and amidst the
most wicked assumptions of party, that body
stood forth as the boldest defenders of American
institutions, and the most independent assert or
of their first principles. That time and those
occasions are no more; and t# now hehyld
that department ofthe government, once so honorable
and just, the most vile and unprincipled.
The men, once powerful enougli.ta resist
tyinnny in any and every form; once independent
enough to put even honors and rewards
at defiance; "have become the miserable
tools of a fanatic population, and in pursuit of
an abstract idea, have shown themselves willing
to overturn the most sacred, monuments of
patriotism, and set at defiance the most clear
evidence of right. Unfaithful indeed to every
valuable relict of American liberty must be
those, who vested with political power; taking
their seats with an oath to preserve the Consti?
.L - i: iL. J ft...
luiv'Jii on meir itp^, in me piKue* snucuuiirti uj
the presence cf the fathers of the Revolution;
could, driven by the furor of Abolition andFjeo
Soilism, lend theumelves to the dreadful outrage
on the Constitution and rights of lhe
South, perpetrated by the passage of the California
About Texas, we say but little. We once
thought the assertions of that State as to boundary,
as much too strong; but as the government
went to war with Mexico in the assertion
of it, we hold that government to her position;
and however the consciences of others may re.
gird this matter, for themselves, if we, had
voted for the act which thus deprives Texas
of her territory, and substitutes ten millions
of pav lor it, we should consider ourselves
bought traitors not only to Texas, but the whole
CAHIK TUis lifiiinrlo er nTTovoo im 11 At o irlotVAe
UUUIII. I iixy 1111111111(41 j vi i ciao n inn n maitci
in which that Stale alone in interested. She in
made the locality, on which is to he planted
lhe standard of insurrection in the Southend
the base policy which could propose ten million
of dollars, for the territory, is the pofjcy whtrb
seeks'the utter destruction of Southern institutions.
To the United States, or to the people
of the Free States, the territory and the money
are nothing. But it is something to the higher
law party, to interpose on our Southern borders,
a State, intended to he devoted to the encour.
agement of rebellions and absconding** it is
something to put their hands into the treasury,
filled Irom Southern labor, and buy tin advocates
to the measures, which cut off the slave property
of the South from the entire Pacific* and
contract rhe enjoyment t.f that property, within
the narrowest limits. As God is our judge,
we know of no instance in the history of this
nation, evidencing such gro?s and faithless abandonment
of principle. And in (be face of
the world, wo pronounce the measure*, wntch
have broken clown (he equality of the South, as ?
treasonable to the Constitution, to the Union,
nnd to every principle of free government.-^
What course it is the duty of the South to pur.
sue, is too grave a matter for us to point out.
In the' present emergency, the people of the
slave holding States should be united. He
should l?e driven from our border*, who hesi.
tale* to siMain the South in any step by whfch
she may redress her wrongs; or who \ynhid
forget, in the claims of his party, his first duty _ I
to his covntry. For ourselves, always moder.
atr*;?always a friend of ihe Union;?always
yielding loihe hope of the supremacy of justice;
wo have long stilled our indignant sentiments
and rebuked very expression of discontent in
others. The time (or moderation is past. Forbearance,
so lar Irom being a virtue is a positive
vice. H(> who will not. amidst the proof
now before the country, of deliberate outrage
on the South, vindicate her cause, ami go to.
any extreme (or her protection, is as faithless
to the nature of a freeman as he is to the duties
of a patriot, and the social virtues of a free go.
vermnent. In mere political acts, dividing the
people of (he same country, a support of (he
central governmental power may be. consistent
with the obligations doc the State; but in the.
case of wanton outrages on the principles of
liberty; of manifest abuses of power; of violent
efforts to .change the nature of the politics of
the. country from freedom to despotism, there is
with the honest man, (liter? may be with the
slave.) no question of opposing allegiance.?
There is hut one tie?-that is to our State, and
to our Slate alone! To litis fidelity, to this ul.
leginnce we pledge ourselves; and never, while
j we can raise ottr voice to assert the rights of
I the South, or an arm to protect it, will we cease
i to condemn and to resist this deliberate, itiiprtn
I ci|)|ed :i?<J base viofution of her constitution,il
J liberty. ? Erening Nr.int.
Most Siwlimk.?Can any of our leaders
I peruse the following touching appeal, and retain
a dry eye? If tliey can they mist ho
strong hearted :
"Oil! dear, the eve'nin'" clear,
Thick flicx th?? Hkinimin swatter,
Ttvssky is blue, tlie Ileitis in view.
Airfndin'green and yaller.
Come let us si my our toilsome way,
Ami vii'W tlm charm" of nater?
Tim hurkinjr ciojr-s 'he sqit' oliii hugs,
Ami every nosied tatsr.
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