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ti:his of tiik ami:kica. HENRY B. MA8SER,? riniiMtMisg .JOSErH EISEI.Y. SPaoranroas. . it. n.1SSEIt Editor. orriCC I MINKCT STkliKT, KtAR Dttn. THE" AMERICAN" is published every Satur day at TWO DOLLARS per annum to he paid half yearly in advance. No paper di scon tin Ut'd till all arrearages are paid. No subscription received for a less period thnn m months. Ail communication or letter on business relating to the ollice, to insure attention, Must be POST PAIL). art CJenlns and I.nvr. . BT H. W, tOSnntLLOW. Visions of Faroe! that once did visit me, Making night glorious with your smile, where rc ye! Oh, who shall rito me, now that ye are gone, Juices of those immortal plants that Mow Upon Olyrnpu-, making us immortal ! Or tench me where that wondrous mandrake grows, W hose magic root, torn from the earth with groans, At midnight hour, can scare the fiends away, And make the mind prolific in its fancies t I have the wish, but want the will to act! Souls of great men departed ! Ye who words Have rome to light from the swift river of Time, Like Romsn swords found in the Tagua' bed, Where ia the strength to wield the arms ye bore ! From the barred visor of antiquity RellerteJ shine the eternal I ght of Truth As from a mirror. All the means of action The shapeless masses the materials Lie every where about us. What we need Is the celestial firs to chance the flint Into transparent chryslal, bright and clenr. That fire is Genius! The rude pensant aits At evening in his smoky cot, and draws With charcoal uncouth figures on the wall, The son ol Genius cornea, fn.-t sore with travel, And lcg a shelter from the inclement night. He takes the charcoal from the peasant's hand, And by the magic, of bis touch at once Transfigured, all its hidden virtues shine, And in the eyes of the astonish'd clown It gleams a diamond ! Even thus trmsform'J, Rude popular traditions and old ies Sbine as immortal poems at the touch Of some poor hou-cless, homeless, wandering bard, Who had but a nicht's lodging for his pains. O there are blighter iltcims than those of Fame, Which arc the dreams of Love ! Out of the heart Rises the bright ideal of ibi'i dreams, As from some woodland fount a spirit rises Ard sinks ag iin into iu silent deeps, Ere the enamor'd knight can touch her robe ! 'T is tbe ideal that the soul of man. Like the ennmoi'd knight bend.- the fountain, Waits for upon the mrgin of Life's stream ! Walts to behold her rise from the dark waters, Clad in a mortal shape ! Alas! how many Must wait in vain. The stnam flows evermore. Hut from its silent deeps no spirit rises ! Yet I, born under a propitious star, Have found the bright ideal of mv dreims. Ye! she is ever with me, I can feel, Here, as I set at midnight and alone, Her gentle breathing! on mv breast can fel The pressure of her head! God's lnion Rest ,er on it ! Close those beauteous eyes ; Sweet Sleei ! and all the flowers that bloom at night Wilb bliny lips breathe iii her ears my name. IIcnriKn, a German poet, eelebratrd for the de licacy and purity of his style, and thoentreme lieau ty cf his conceptions, wrote the following when he was only fifteen. It is equal in grace to Shelley : To a Uiittrrfly, Light and lovely thing of sky, Butterfly ! Fluttering ever am il flowers, Fed on buds and dewy showers, (Flower thyself, or le af with wings!) Say what lioger's rosy red Thy lich colora bring. Was't some svlph that o'er thee threw Each bright hue ! Raised dice, from mo'tt's fragrant mist Bade thee throtmh the dav eit 1 Ah beneath my finger p-esseJ, Palpitate thy tiny If ait Eyju to death disttrst. Fly away poor soul ! and be Gay and free ! Thus, no more a worm of earth I shall one day flutter forth ; And like tlx a thing of sir Clothed in sweet and honeyed dews, Euihcet flow' let share! From the Democratic Jlcvictr. THK E.tll'BKOIl Mt HOL.AS. It is still iiiore dangerous to say any tiling in favor of, or even to do common justice to the Emperor of Rust-in, whose character and fame seem to be under the special and charitable guardianship of British reviewers. It we be lieve these, and some French and German journn.li, the Emperor has not even the merit of Byron's Corsair not 'one virtue' amid 'a thousand crimes.' Under a military despotism were absolute power not only exists in the head, hut, of necessity, is delegated to fourteen (Jovernors (toneral or Viceroys and more than a hundred civil aud military l'rovinciul Gov ernors, scattered over a vat empire, and far re moved from the fountain of authority, a thou sand cruel and atrocious wrongs must lie ex pected. For while there are many wise and just men among these Viceroy and (Jovernors, (like Count de WoronzclV,) in so large a num ber there must unavoidably be many tyrants, fjr all whoso acts the Emperor is held respon sible, whether lie hue any knowledge ol'theni or not. Whatever British reviewers may say, the Emjieror Nicholas in an extraordinary man, and admirably fitted for his station, as the chief in a military despotism. He is superior to hie brother and predecessor, Alexander, In charac ter ami mind, and especially in those stem ipialilies so necessary to sustain a crown so of ten undermined by treason His personal ap pearance) awl deportment "re remarkable, arid on nil occasions he is di.-tin;;uished for grace and propriety, whether iu tho martial pomp of a parade, on g'uvy occasions of fctale, or u- SUNBUMY AMERICAN. Absolute ncquirsccnco j t)(, decisions of llic ny Marr &, i:iclj. midst the solemn Ceremonials of the Creek re ligion. In his cltaanctcr ho unites .those cx trcmef, eo frequently (oured in men accustomed to military command or absolute power, of gentleness and fiery impetuosity. The slight est neglect or violation of military regulation, instantly rouses his passions, and the repri mand follows quickly, whether the offender lie his brother, the Grand Duke, n major general, or a subaltern. His conduct before and after his coronation, exhibited rtrong traits of char acter. Trior to the death of Alexander, at Toganrok, Constantine had renounced his right to the succession, and Alexander had sanctioned the net. These documents were scaled np and de posited with the council of the Empire. When intelligence was received at St. Petersburg of the Emperor's death, Nicholas immediately took the oath of allegiance to his brother, Con stantine, required the army and all to do tito same, and despatched a courier to his brother, who ws then at Warsaw, announcing this in telligence. The council of the Empire dis closed the rcnunciution of Constantine ; but Nicholas persisted in his allegiance. Two days afler the Grand Duke Michael arrived at Warsaw, with a second renunciation of Con stantine in favor of Nicholas ; but the latter re fused to accept it, and all the decrees were still issued in thenanic of the former. At length, seventeen days afterwards, he received an an swer by his own courier, with Constantinc's final abdication of the rrown. Not until then did the Emperor consider the net of his brolher in conformity to the fundamental law regulat ing the succession, as the voluntary net of an acknowledged sovoieign. But then occurred the stormy scenes following his coronation, when a conspiracy which had been maturing ibr some time previous against Alexander, burst upon his head. The conspirators availing them selves of the fidelity of the Russians to their oath, took the side of Constantino, to whom the army had sworn allegiance, notwithstanding his voluntary nbdiction. The Emperor Nicho las displayed extraordinary promptitude and courage in advancing to the revolting regi ments and offering his life, if they desired it ; and eqiitil forbearance in not permitting a can non to be fired, until Milaiodovitch, a distin guished officer in the campaign of 1842, was shot down by his side. The events of that day have had, no doubt a strong intluence on the diameter und reign of the present Emperor; and have given a higher tone of severity to his conduct, as a military commander, and as the chief of the secret police of his empire. Many of the measures of this monarch ore worthy of admiration. The literature of the country has been much advanced during his reign. Notwithstanding the censorship of the press, there is a large and constant increase of printing establishments in the country, aud more than a thousand volumes are printed annually. This is almost entirely the work of the present century, and chiefly of his reign. He has pub lished all the ukases, regulations, diplomas and treaties since Hill), and declared them to be m force since the first of January, lVt. Although these form an incongruous mass, they arc use ful for purposes of reform, aud the measure was an important 6tep in the progress of law and civilization in Russia. By his ukase of Febru ary, ), the Emperor ordered the establish ment of 4 KH primary schools on the crown lands, on which there are some fourteen mil lions of serfs. Another ukase of the 1st of January, 1 -at), decreed that the crown lands should be farmed out, and of the 'Jnd of No vember ordered the execution of. this im portant measure, on leases of 21 to (lb years, which must eventually, to a considerable ex tent, emancipate the certs of the crown. In the present year, the Emperor has decided on t'm construction of a railroad of five hundred milen, from St l'etorsburg to Moscow, and has employed Major Whist' o, one of our distinguish ed engineers, to tiiporintend the work. These are a few of tho muny measures adopted during the present reign. It is but sheer justice to the Ein;ieror Nicholas to say, thut he bus la bored zealously, and has done more than any of his predecessors, to enlighten und improve the condition of the peasantry of Russia. These humane, wise and just measures are, however, looked tion with jealousy an! appre hension by a portion of the ancient nobility, who believe that every measure tending to en lighten the serf undermines bis property and authority. The Emperor perfectly compre hends hi position. He knows he is surround ed by a wealthy, powerful, and often discontent ed aristocracy, ambitious of regulating the suc cession to the crown, as they have done repeat edly in past generations. He is admonished by the example of his predecessor, that towards them familiarity would bo folly concession dangerous. While, therefore, his manner is cordial to meritorious officers and those knowu to be his friendi, he moves among his dissatis fied, intriguing, and frequently conspiring no bility, with the fclern majesty ui"u monarch. AND SIIAMOKIN JOURNAL. majority, the vital principle of Republics, from which SiiiilHiry, IVoiiliuiiibvrlaiKl Co. One would naturally suppose that the hesd of a military despotism would necessarily be a sort of a prisoner in his own palace especially one w Ito is so frequently denounced ns a cruel tyrant, and against whom wc might suppose a thousand daggers were ever ready to be drawn. Or if such a monntfli ever passed the portals of his palace, wo should suppose that he would at least take the precaution of other monarch's and appear surrounded by his attendants and guards. It is not so, however, with the Em peror Nicholas; whether walking, riding or travelling, he is not attended by any, except on some military occasion. His only guards seem to bo a 'lion heart and an eagle eye ;' for, fearless of danger, and conscious of his own security, he sutlers no other guards to attend him in his promenades or drives by day or night. No one knows better than the Emper or when to play the monarch, and when to dis pense with majesty, He often visits lialls and soirees nt the houses of the nobility, where there e usually from two or three thousand persons nssembled ; among whom he moves about con versing fitmilinrly with many. He seldom suf fers a masquerade to pass without being present whether at the Theatre or the hall of the no bility, anil no one engages in this amusement more heartily or familiarly. His manner is always adapted to the occasion. Indeed, had his lot been the stage, he would have been the Garrickof the day ; for he is equally success ful, whether he nppenrs in foreign or grave scenes. No monarch is seen so frequently a niong bis subjects, or on so many and such various occasions ; ami none in a more unpre tending style. Scarcely a day in winter pass es without his appearance in bin one-horse sleigh. On his journeys he travels rapidly. He usually makes the journey from St. Peters burg to Moscow, 7.") I vorste, about ."HI miles, in thirty-six hours, with post horses. He is devoted in his attention to the Empress, who is, and has been for years, an invalid. It is said thnt her nerves were shattered by the revolutionary scenes at the time of his corona tion, from which shock she has never entirely recovered. He frequently accompanies her iu walks in the streets of Nt. Petersburg, or on the English quay and in her rides, sometimes driv iug in her barouche and acting as her coachman. Extraordinary Tno-rnNo Match. Yes terday afternoon n number of sporting noble men nnd gentlemen assembled at the extensive enclosure attached to the Rosemary Branch Tavern, Peckham, for the purMse of witnes sing the performance of an extraordinary match a grey poney, of twelve hands nnd a half high, the property of Mr. Burke, a gentleman well known on the turf, being backed for JC"KI to trot fourteen miles in one hour, ith a mon key for its rider. The novelty of the atlair at tracted, in addition to the betting men and roi--unset nli in horse flesh, an immense assemblage of spectators, including several ladies resident in the neighborhood in their equipages. The monkey of course was the "lion" of the day, and according to the condition of the match, he was to be liooted, spurred, and otherwise attired after the fashion of the jockeys nl Epsom of Newmarket, and was to ride the poney in the usncl style, with saddle and bridle. The mon key originally selected for the undertaking is the property of a foreigner, but in consequence of his making an attack on his owner, and wounding him severely iu the arm,' it was dee med prudent by Mr. Bruke lo obtain a substi tute, and with that view Mr. Batty, the celebra ted equestrian manager, was applied to for the loan of one of his trained monkeys, and that gentleman having selected 'Signor Jaeko, who had already earned considerable reputation by his performances in the circle, at the Surrey and other metropolitan and provincial theatres, at thcapoiuted timethe signor made his np pearnneo, attended by one of llie rough riders belonging to Mr. Butty's establishment. Me was dressed a la Chiefney or .Scotch, his jack et and buskins In-ing built at a very tine rate West-end Schnt iilrr and his top boots would have done honor even to the renowned Hoby. The colors lie sported were reil and while, nnd in his right paw he carried a handsome riding whip, and also wore a small pair of spurs buck led round his Itoots. The poney he was moun ted on is a very fust trotter, but notwithstand ing his performances, time was iu this instance hacked at odds. After the arrangement of the usual preliminaries, the start took place, Mr. Burke and a gentleman, the friend of the party who had taken the bet, canteiing on each side of the pouey, with one or two others gallopping in tho rear. He performetl the distance in lil- ty-six minutes aud fifty-three seconds of the gi ven tinio, consequently having three minutes and seven seconds to spire, and was not at all distrese'd. The si''nor rode in fiM rate style, came in with his whip iu hi.4 mouth, und up- peared quite conscious of his own merit ns an equestrain. It is said that tins feat is nupiral Iclid ill the annuls of the tuif. there is no app. nl but to force, the vital principle INi. Safiirthiy, M-pl. ti, is i-u Unman HnerlArrs In liirlln. Black wood's Magnxine tor August, contains a notice of a paper recently published by' the Royal Asiatic Society of liondon, written by Capt. Macpherson of the Madras Army, and giving some nccoiuit of tho Khoiips, one of the three races that inhabit the territory which for med the ancient Kingdom of Orrissn, They are Polythetsts have nn hereditary priest hoodare rigiil observers of veracity, nnd pre serve in their religious worship and opinions ninny of the distinctive but not most beautiful ; features of the Grecian svstcm in the l'clasic I i period. They are almost the only people that offer human sacrifices ; nnd of their festivals at these horrid rites wc find the following ac- j count from Capt Macphcrsoti's work : "They arc generally attended by a large concourse of people of both sexes, nnd con tinue for three days, which are passed in the indulgence of every form of gross excess in more than Satanalinn license. 'The first day and night arc spent exclu sively inilriuilif n feasting and obscene riot. Up on the second morning, the victim, who has fasted from the preceeding evening, is careful ly washed, dressed in a new garment, and led forth from the village in solemn procession, villi music and dancing. "The Merin grove, a club of deep and shad owy forest trees' 'Uylvaalto Jovis, ucasque Diana-,' in which the mango, the bur, the dninuiar, nnd the pipalu generally prevail, usually stands at a short distance from the hamlet, by n rivulet, which isiallod t ic Meria stream. It is kept sue red from the axe, anil is avoided by the Kliond as haunted ground. My fid havers were always warned tonhstain from seeking shelter within its awful shade, "In its centre, upon the second day, an it right stake is fixed, generally between two plants of the sankissnr or bazar danti shrub. The victim is sealed at its foot, hound back to it by the priest. He is then anointed with oil, ghee and tuinerick, and adorned with flowers; anil a spvviig ;' rvvcnvr, trliirh is not rasa lo distinguish from nlorttl ion, is paid to him throughout the day. And there is now infinite contention to obtain the slightest relic of his person ; a particle of the tumeric paste with which he is smeared, or a drop of his i-piltle be ing esteemed (especially by the women) of supreme virtue. "In s districts, instead of being tints bound in a grove, the victim is exposed in or noAr the village, ujion a couch, after being led in procession round the place of meriliee. And in some parts of ( iooiiisur where this practice j prevails, small rude images ot beasts and birds in chty are made in great numbers nt Huh festi val, and stuck on poles; a practice, ot the ori gin or meaning of which, I have Ihvii able to obtain no satisfactory explanation. "Ppon tin; third morning, the victim is re freshed with a li'.tle milk and palmsaoo, while the licentious feast, which has scarcely been intermitted during the night, is loudly renew ed. About noon, these orgies terminate, and the assemblage issues forth, with stunning shouts and pealing music, to consume the sacrifice. "As the victim must not stiller hound, nor, on the other html, exhibit any show uf resist ance, the hones of his arms, and, if necessary, those of his legs are now broken in several places. "The acceptable place of sacrifice has liecn discovered during the previous night, by per sons sent out for this purpose into the fields of the village, or of the privute oblntor. The ground is probed in the dark with long sticks, und the first deep chink that is pierced is con sidered the spot indicated by the rnrtli-gm. 'llie rod is left standing in the enrtli, nnd in the morning lour large posts are set up around iU "The priest assisted by the nbbiya nnd one or two of the elders of the village, now takes the branch of a rrocii tree, which is cleft ton distance of several feet down the centre; they insert the victim within the rift, fitting it in Kime districts to his chest, in osiers lo his throat. Cords are then twisted round the open extremity of the stake, which the priest, aided by his assistants, strives with his whole force toclose. He then wounds the victim slightly with his axe, when the crowd throws itself up on the sacrifice, and exclaiming, 'we bought you with a price and no sin rests on us !' strips the flesh from the bones. Each man bears his bhssly shred to his field, and thence return straight home. Next day all that remains of the victim is burned up with a whole sheep on a funeral pile, nnd the ashes are scattered over the fields, or laid us paste over llie houses nnd granaries ; and for three days after the sacrifice, the inhabitants of the villije which afforded it remain dumb. communicating w ith each other only by sinns, nnd remaining unvisited by stran gers. At the end of this time, a LutlMo ii slaughtered at the place of saciifice, when 'tongues are loosened." nlid imine.line parent of despotism. Jr.f rniisov. vl. II l. I.IV. A Mormon I'nuvrrl, A tew tlays since, there wns n droll orking individual in one of out public. lmr-rooui!s who attracted ronsidrrMo attention tf relating anecdotes of th" Mormons, among whom be bad hern. At length, (tittered hy the niton--live interest ot the bv-sta odors, he declared he would give the whole history of the sect, from the finding of the bible to the secession of Ben net; and mnnntie.g one of the auctioneer's stands, lie pulled of coat and liat and went to wotk. It was just at lunch time and the specta tors weie augmenting every moment. They drew chairs in front of the eccentric spenker, nnd quite a Itirgi and orderly audience soon stirronnd'tl bitn. Wo shad rmt Pillow him through tho w hole of his curious discourses but shall give here the manner in which he said a pair of the priests once set about converting him. He was a man of about forty-five, with regular and agreeable features, a mild and somewhat humorous expression about the eye and mouth, a well-shaped head, and hair thick ly sprinkled with iron grey -by no means an ordinary looking indiviitail. His dress was peculiar, being of very old cut, and hanging upon him with a sort of mock dignity very turcica in eflect. He said he happened once to come in con tact with Dr. Scly and Robinson, a son-in-law of Rigdon, somewhere upon l,akc Erie, wc forget the exact location be named. They set about converting him, and he pnid them the most deferential attention, without saying a word one way or the other. Finally he con cluded to humor them and see what would come of it, so he gravely nodded his head to all they said, and looked unultrrahlij pious while he renin ined ns mute ns a mrinso. They ac cordingly proceeded to confer upon him the gifts of raising the dead, restoring the blind, curing the sick, straightening tho deformed, reading aright the new bible, nnd vnrious other powers only known now to the Latter Day Saints. Tfis solemn process concluded, they told him another important ceremony must im mediately take place, and that was bis bap tism ; they would go with him then to the river and he should be confirmed at once an a Flint and elder of the great Mormon Church, To this he also good hutnoredly agreed, as the horse and wagon in which he was trave'lin stmsl reaily nt the door of the hotel, anil they told him the river wns hut a mile distant. He tisik )r. Seely and Robinson into his wagon with loin, and off they drove. After travelling briskly nearly a full hour under direction f his now Mormon friends, he becntno convinced some rascality was plotting, as instead of a mile they could not have pro ceeded less than four! They now entered a suspicious looking road through a thick wood, and here the doctor informed him that but one thing more would bo necessary alter his bau lisin, an tillering to the Church. Rut the con vert declared ho hud nothing. Tho doctor in ferred that the holy church was not proud and would take the horse und wnggon. Thvy w ere both borrowed from a kind friend and neigh lsr. No matter; old rules anil friendships ami laws must lie forgotten, for he was now ofthe new and the only church. Hero they came in view ofthe river, just as our hero concluded he knew quite enough of Misrninnism I Robinson and the doctor tied the horsr? to the limb of an apple tree, and invited their convert out to preps n tor holy baptism. The bank was some forty or filly feet high and danger ously precipitous, so that our hero suddenly became greatly alarmed at the descent. The water, too, he was sure was too deep, and he couldn't swim a stroke. To convince him the two Mormons instantly stripped olf nil their clothes and descended into the Water, which proved of very pleasant ami safe depth. Our hero now had the gamei'i his ow n hands, and considered it prudent to make lire of his ad vantage with all possible speed. Hastily un hitching tho horse while the doctor was culling to linn to come down, he threw tho clothes of the two Mormons into the wagon, jumped in after I hem und exclaiming, 'Doctor, 1 rAi I'll iral.r that ofl'i I lug to thr chun k hifore the dueling 1' he drove off furiously to the hotel, threw the clothes to the landlord ns a church Hjjiiingi nnd rapidly disappeared Upon his journey! How Robinson nnd Seely got home our quizzical informant left to the imaginative sympathies of his delighted hearers. A O. Vicuyunci M iller, the doomsday mailt still keeps togeUi er a host of silly people, who verily belive that the '-'Id of next April is to complete the history of this world. One of the prophet's disciples actually held, for two hours on Monday last, one thousuiiil people listening to a harangue on the certainty ol this early consummation of all things. We think it would be well if some new prophet would arise, who would condescend to put off the event for a hundred year Per haps Miller's congregation might thereby be thinned, and some worthy folks saved from a residence in the Insane Asylum. Pitinx ov Avr:uTisi(2 t square insertion, fift I do 2 tlo .0 75 1 rto 3 do 1 00 Rvery suWaflent InseYti.Ti, 0 25 YcaHy Advertisements, with the rfteviicge of alteration) one column $ 25 ; hslf column, $18, three squares, $12; two squares, ft); otve square, fo. Without tiro fir Mtegrs of alteration a liberal discount will Iks made. Advertisements left without directions ns to the lenqth of lime they are to bv ptriSlishrrl, 'Will be continued until ordered etrt, and chatgej iccord inp.lv. Cjrf-'iVteen fines make a square. '' rimom ."HA" I ! Matrimonial Mnilms. Someofder renders ate married, some are not, some intend to bo, and some pfobiebly ne ver will be. So to necominndate all round, we offer them a few maxims, some ef which may be oscftik, bU if not, Xhcy ran tlo no harm. If ynnr object is to lie happy, tlo not mnTry a rich woman withorft rnm, or a lady rrf rank without riches ; the former will taunt yort with ho poverty yon experienced before marriage, nnd the latter will tatiirtyoti with the poverty yof! feel aftcT. If, during crwtship, yo". discowt what strikes you as a little fault in Mie dtspns;nron or Conduct nfyout fufr one, he off as if from a mine, to which the match is about to toe applied, ft the vvcddmgTing magnifies faults, as winch ns I lerschel's telescope magnified plnnets. ifyotir wife ro srircd with a violent fit of kindness, ho very careful what promises you make while it lasts, ie who pronounces "obey'" most audibly be fore the parson, will lie most nudihro in making you obey afterwards. If you find your borne uncomfortable-, &o not try to make 'it hotter that is not your ponvsc; go out every night tor a week ; be sore to bo in good humor when you come home, and before the tvee'kis ox er, it willf ithcr "belter or worse. If you follow your wife's Volnntary edvice, you have a chance of doing wdl : when you ask her for it, it is not Mf so good. Ff yum wife be jealous, be suretoTomp with every lady you meet when in tympany tint ne ver use any familiarity with a lady of rank lower than her own. If yon are in busmen and ennrr got your breakfast cnHy enough, walk ont without aay ing a word ; breakfast as heartily as you can at a public iiotme.ftnd let your bills be sent home to your wife. If yo woidd live comfortah1y,nl ways wins tie or laugh white your wife is scolding. ff your wire boasts mttch xf her relations, praise them, but mist them little as you can. If your wife gets into a passion take your self otf without ttying to pacify her J a man, v, ho exposes himseif to a storm, gets pelted, while the storm is never the bhorter, or the less severe. flHi:T i'mt'sTCMN Match adaivst Time t A Tho usaml Mile in a Thousand Jloursl Mr. Thomns El worth, late of the city ol'St. Isou is, but a Yankee by birth, was back.nl to walk a thousand mites in a tliu'iand successful hours that is, a mile each hour. Tins tent will occu py forty-one days und lti hours. The in itch comes olf on the rice course rvlj '.! 'g Mr. Toiler's hotel, Cambridge. The instance round which is one mile T rods, so that if Mr. E. uccomplisJu his feat ho will have walked 101 mileaL'MI rods. There ishut one instance oil record of u person having performed tins task, and this i the celebrated Cupt.un Rarcluy, who was, we believe, pretty es-cutially used up by the performance Boston Timc$. A Woman' Reasons. A woman's reason are said to be three: they are past, present and to como, ami are as follows: 'Because I did1 'Because I will' and 'Because t should likfl. The first it is impossible to get over : the se cond is almost a hopeless case ; and a man must !e a brute indeed if he can for a moment ob ject to the third. Then the way in which they bring these reasons to bear is every thing. A man would knit his brows surlily and say, in a deep repulsive voice, if he liked not the first interrogation, 'because I did I' Not so with a woman she would put on one of lief sweeter louks nnd, half ttniling, say, 'Why my dear, because I did ; and you know my lovd that's a woman's reason for every thing.' To the second, a ninn would reply, 'BecaOSO I will ; and if I don't why,' and he would bd within a bhade of swearing. But a woman would nbake her pretty little head, and say, Because I will ( and you know my darling, when I say a thing I always do it J and I never tlo otherwise thnn please you, do I, my love 1 As to the third, it does every thing ; tor who ; can remse them 'whut they would like.' True , enough, it bus brought many a man to the j gallows; yet whoever could grumble at sj trilling a trial J a thing that can but 'happen once in a man a life, when it shows Ins attach ment to the sex 1 ' A (lethinn writer observes, in a late volume on the social condition of (ireat Britain, that there is such a scarcity of thieves in England that the liovernment is obliged to offer a re ward fur their discovery ! A iUnSi BJRcT rou Mrsmkhihm. The boy front the Union house, on whom Dr. Taylor failed to produce any mesmeric ettect, whilt lecturing in JWton, on Wednesday evening, being asked why bedid'nt goto sleep, shrewd ly answered, "because I hud'nt got my supper 1 Stamford .Utrcury.