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CHRONICLE EWIS BY 0. N. WOttDEN & J. An Ixdet-exdext Family For the l-rwifburc Chronk-le. BILLY AND DAVY. O there waa grrmt Orn'nil. who an office diJ crave, A mmn rrry wii.Jv, and 'msuiiiiily bre, A fine looking Mdi.-r. Bittf Vttm by Bnnf, V Lo liJ in lHt Vndrr and fatnww nj firoe Siuging. Toorai 11, ttwral ral, teoral 11 la! Fo Bill wa all artnM, auJ rut. -nil the IVU. And calkd far lonbuiljr U batter hi hieU ; Cni oo. ir you dare?" naiJ tbi pratvlfon nf Catti, W boerer will Trnturv t "M-oa my tiervc wrath" Singiug.Tuorai- Ac A mild. ro-y--h-kJ Juice, wa foot, on Oi it H ram- fn.in the S.n-Ui hit name. Ivi Wilmt; hnid h, I don't mr mu h try y.-u a era-, fur I think I ran lay you -.iiit fl.it vu yur back. Staging, Toorai, Ac. "Ah ! Dary, Mid Hill, Tve not ma.! up niy mind. And to try my ate. ith you I d.. ri"l f't-l .urlim-d; ly first bauchty hulling I pladW give -lint as tn stumping Uif State, pray duii't ay I'll ling, Toorai, Ac. rdmore- : "I'm written to Charier, and he I .Wnt, ... . . .i, . i - So do M nie off, for you know that I en t. ( Aoi . wnt brmve Bitty, " r ., iumi ni tiw, Ana ... .no. .ut of i,m l,.i..e L.V .'.I .luu- IOg:us, Toorai, Ac. ... Jt-o.Pa'-k -r.it i KUt.d.wa iwntlv hnntinc. iati tU bo! iM-raldry. ft-rhtAMil-V CoA 1' OF ARMS: i f r.i! Mnuof iiia aniftiirx wrv Kiucm if a lalf -ii'ix- ! , WHrh ttltw. why rhotil.lu't l lw liorfrnt.ri.f I't-mivlTa- ; ni: He hwi IftU-r mu -wt u. hi- Nrm-TiMi Hjiiu.irj )-rr ttii- Mwlion. l- he unfil.t but: uih a 'i-vuia it a hr hai ailb W llmot ! THE CIIUOXICIJK. Hard Times-The Kemedv. Kvery mail brings its news of niercau- j tile su.-peusious, failures of batik,and sti.p- : p igs of large business establibuieut.. So st nous and general a tuoney pressure, has ; njt occurred in twenty yeais at least. THE CAUSES are various. Iu the fir.-t place, the trork ih'jt ff our rcvi'HUt Tariff are pnxlittsiny thiir liijltimate result. Cn-ps iu the Old World are this year good, aud le.-s than u-ual of our rjduee w ill be nuiied. Vet our purchases -f the luxuries and so- eaiiid Liccssaries of life of railroad iron we sloiuld make ourselves and tur sales if various kinds of stocks, bring us many Millions of Dollars in debt, veailv. to the ', O d World. This balance we must pay iu specie. Had uot California furnished us so much gold, this effect must have b ' i bceu felt years before it has, and much j iii jre severely too. I Ihe butlilinj ! Jlailirnys anil Totem' at the Yel, hat Leoi loo fist, VluI mostly done with means diawu from the East. I . , ... i -, 1 Many of these Koads are built twenty : jtats before their day are bare specula- tiuns, at the expense of the East; but tliose once involved in them, draw iu their j friends to help them through so that there is scarcely a town or township in tie Old States that is not annually draiued ten thousand dollars of indebtedness with ef thousauds of uioucy to prop up paste- ' in a weik make a d-izen friends relieve b;r J Cities and keep alive insolvent Hail- j a host of anxieties and confer happiness way Companies. Aud most of the New ; on solicitious wives, aud debt fearing cbil Siate settlers are so inteut upon "specula- ( dren.as well as on worthy fathers and hus- tiou," tbat tbey pcrfuiiu no labor for their ' bands. own livelihood "getting rich or getting f-The "$;uthern Manitor," appears drunk," they are continually entangling to be fluUrishiug,notwithstffluding it is pub their friends by getting them to advance : i;sut(j ; tie awiDdiiDg free city of l'hila inure money to make "eternal fjrtunes" ; Jelpbia instead of one of the flourishing ly merely "swapping" corner lots at cnor- j emporiums of the South ! Four pages nious and fictitious prices. A crash, to iiave iecn a(.Icd to its weekly edition which tbat of lSo'7 was but the breeze bo- the riri i increased from S2 to 83 and fore the storm, may be looked fur at the ; Mcst j Oar extrata-jance increases faster than our meant. Look uot on v iu our cities. ! bat all over the land, at the multitude of females, young and old, "who toil not.nei- tLer do they spin, aud yet Solomouiu all bis glory was notarrayed like oneof them." j Look at the scores of youth and of men, on every street and in every neighborhood, 1 who have no visible means of support , ' r woo add nothing to the aggregate ot our country's wealth yet who livo well, und j consuue the fruits of some one s labor. A full perception of the number and of the expensiveness of the mere idlers,thc drones of our population, would be amazing. Add : to these the numbers in the various pro-1 - . . , , , ,, fessions, trades, exchangers, and other cm- ploymcnts which add nothing to the real capabilities of the country, and we have i ,. , i an aitoundins number of cousumert ami , , , . , nun-proilucert absorbing the earnmcs and ! . i i i r i ri'11l'lt..iu. .V . .".."J . those who create aud add to the resources of the country. 77ic Credit Syftrm is too much extended by Merchants nd Manufacturers, Me chanics aud all other. nt soft lin.. r.fr..,i . ; . j i . .i I ' 1 mcn get iuto debt more than they are r .. i .i .. .ii-i , i aware or. and ifiim iirirtnootoii w mv.. r... are unable or unwilling to pay when the revulsious of trade make their money must needed and useful. THE REMEDIES Correspond exactly to the diseases. We should import and consume nothing we can possibly do without, except so far as we can pay down with our surplus products. , , it,, l In this way, a balance could be kept up r r . nitliout a coutiuual drain upon our specie. We should not build a rod of Railway with British iron or by British money. All public woiks which eat up the first stocks at the outset,and give them to second holders for nothing, should be avoided. Railways that can not bo built without putting themselves under the thumbs of! capitalibts, should be postponed until they can raise means safely. Starting cities ' before there is a country to 6upport them, I cd that on "borrowed capital," thould be I BAMoncd, and let the country baili op J K. CORNELIUS. News Jocr-vat.. I towni ami cities wheo and where they are nAI ,1 ,i i neufu. i . y Ihere mut be more producers more I t '11 adders of real, material wealth to our conn- I try. Require every person in health to do something for his or her own support, and . 7 i hi I .i a wonderful change would take place iu the finauces and in tl.e happiness of every 1 family and of every community. No mat - ' i,., I,u- sn,:.ll ,.r hnw Imml.ln doin ionic .v. - a thing would make a mighty and a prosper ous aggregate. We mutt have less of idle ness far less of extravagance. The abolition of the loose American credit system, by CASH DOWN PAYMENTS, or by uuivcrsal settlements monthly or j,.arlyf js demanded by every consider. tion of sound policy, aud of justice alike 1 i- l. t to the idler who sponecs a living by ob- IE o J taiuing credit here and there, as well as to La j u, icc8 o to make up for the frauds of others. e Jo IlOt UCeJ tUOre mtlKS but W6 . . I1CCJ tO Uialv' tUUSC WO have tUOre CiirCIUl aud honestly devoted to legitimate bank ing. A rigid enforcement of the Small Note Law in our State, would in ono year be fuuud a blessing. i AT THE riK?KNT CRISIS There needs to be calmness, thought ful ness, perseverance, patience, and benevo- lence exercised in a great degree. "Panics," and unwise, sciuMi fear, are especially to be avoided. Look over the whole field, and can fully adapt means to euds. Labor assidiiously, practice economy, and guard against all wastes. Give debtors a fair chance to make good their debts, and in dulge them wheu advisable aud possible. Mjke it an everyday effort to advance the common interest, and immense good may be d"U in a time ot scarcity ana ueprc.sion,good, 1. umor and ceurase.aud especially MONEY, ! are miglily agents fnrgood. Tt . -J Thcn.instead . of b-.ing boarded, motiej should be set afloat i and will pav more debts than in times of prospenty. It shou.d be a matter of con- scietice, and of pleasure, as well as of pub- I lie policy, at such times, for all persons i ., . . 1 with money to pay every existing debt, as : well as to anticipate those soon to be due: I to lay out where practicable, instead of! .. 1 - . 1 1 l: e i ..ourawingi aim uy juuicious anu sale investments to give encouragement and i . i i- t ii-i i ..I i .- f substantial relief. V hi.e "hard times may make the miser and the hard hearted, j worse, tbey afford an excellent opportunity fr the generous Christian heart to prac- tice upon the golden rule. A thousand dollars put in circulation, may discharge jir. IEYto, once a Whig, casts in bis I lt wi!u Jones and Democracy. Their' numbcr for Saturday week is a sensation I I.....i... T !, r,tl. ;n '. i.;f, ;' .. l.l ;;.! .i ' ! in. hhM,t aircfu, humorous, terrific, I fuuuy .wtcrow for cLildren ,idcIicif' ..:. I A rirTI.Rt.The Future if theenemies of ihe Constnuiiun were to succeed in their pro- J,cl uf Ab"1,""n' w"uid present the following fruits for the digestion of the poor man of the .,irili: Cotton shirting, fifty cents per yard. .I'llCl, Ull, ..trills iuunu. Sugar, thirty cents Hice, Uventv cents " This for ilie White Man. Kur th Wnm Pulir tnitlinna nf tUrirtw pnaniznl. '"r ll,e Church Three thousand pulpits hopelely demoralized. j,or lhe'ci,iesWall street a wildernessof noxions Jamesiown weeds. Old "Funnel buzzard roosL Chestnut street a pri- vate lane set with blue grass, . , . , . , ,. . , 'Orrid picture is n t it ! Don t laugh, , . , . ... bojs 11 serious subject. , , , I l.n l. o n . nniii arnii.n ilninffla h.t . uv cu.uu . 1.1.0 ativugij . . . . "Jice more Slave States" and "foe million! more, of the degraded heathen, christiani zed," would add seven hundred millions to our products ! ! In addition, moreover, also, besides, this "Southern Monitor" as- ' , . , , servatcs and says, avers and declares, tbat 1 1 "t7ie niuoe ' all thit pressure and distress and danger of financial revulsion in the North, may he attributed to the organization and Menacing attitude nf die Black Kepub j lican arty."l.'! lieally, Jones, unlike most editors,grows ! picular with age, and genial with prosper- ity. If he is not poking fun at Slavery in mis, ue is mc wiuuie hud v. iuc uuuio ... . , f.f .tin nuann ..l-ltltn w. -" j lThc Democrats of Allegheny conn ty, Da., have openly commenced a cry for the Repudiation of their Railroad Debts, Mississippi fashion, and pretend to hope to carry the county by the excitement upon it. They have had their share of the nioney borrowed on the faith of the county, anl D0W propose to pocket the money and disown the debt ! "Gov. Walker" is their pattern. Judge Wilinot, besides having uumped Gen. is now gtBniriDg" the State- LEWISBURG, UNION Reprcucntallve Conference Pursuant to notice. Con frrers to nominate two candidates for Assembly met at the Court ; . ' ' House iu Mitldleburtr,, Sept. 11, as follows: j juialaJuha Bai1Dach Jam North Da. ' vid Wilson, ! S;yT-Jubn Hehn, Chs. G. Vernon, H.J. i O. Hrrold. ii0t0. Gutelius, G. T. Miller, It O. Orwig. 1 Mr- Miller was chosen Chairman, and ! Messrs. ualsuacn ana urwig, Secretaries. Proceeded to make nominations when Mr. Wilson nominated Hu"h T.M'AI'ister. Mr. Vernon " Daniel Winner. Mr. Cauielius " Thomas Hayes Proceeded to vote forone candidate as follows: 1st ballot 2d Mr. M'Alister received 3 3 Mr. Winner "3 3 Mr. Hayes "3 3 Prncf eded to vote hrlwv candidates, when Mr. M'AlliMer received 3 voles Mr. Wiimer " 7 Mr. Hayes " 7 - Messrs. North, Orwig and Vernon were ap pointed a committee to inform Messrs. Hayes and Witmerof their nomination. The com mittee retired and shortly returned with the in formation that those gentlemen accepted the nominations tendeied. Messrs. David Wilson and R. G. Orwig were unanimously elecled Delegates to the next State Convention held by the opposition party. Proceeded to elect a suitable place for fu ture meetings of Conferees when Mr. Vernon proposed Middleburg Mr. Wilson Boyer's Tavern Proceeded to vote when Middlebur; received 2 votes lioyer's Tavern 7 " Boyer's Tavern was therefore selected. The following preamble and resolutions were offered and unanimously adopted : W htrrai, the candidates this day nominated are good men and true, and faithful represen tatives, in private and pulilic lite, of the prin ciples we cherish: tuerelore. Rrmhtd That we pledge them our united support, and that we will use all honorable we will use an nonorab.e their election by unsurpassed means to secure majorities. Anj u-hrrtan, fraud and misrepresentation defeated a fair expression of public sentiment Bl ineiair i resnieniiai coniesi: inereiore R,.j Th. in :,. ourrandidate for Governor, Hn. William Mil- ward, our candidate for Canal Commissioner, ward, our candidate for Canal Commissioner, Hnn. Ji(nli J l.ttri anil linn tam.i Vh oar ,and.,fnies fnr the Sunreme bn. r, ognize men who fairly represent the trueprin- f,f American Republicanism.and whose services are demanded at the present time and asWed for br a free people. Hno'ved. That it is the duty of every oneop- posed to the extra-judicial and outrageous as- ' . n n . representea oy nerce. uucnanan ana me can- dnlaies now soliciting support under their , iu nunc ii'iwini in one soiiu rnnirnn nd vote the whole American Republican uckeu Adjourned. Waia Pbixciplks. Thai the old Whig par ty have passed away, and to be known on earth no more for ever, we need no more con- j elusive evidence than that the son of Henry Clay has been elected by the Democratic par- ly to represent the Ashland District in the next Congress of the Uniied Stales. Richmond Enquirer, Absalom deserted and betrayed bis fath er, but the sceptre of David coutiuued to rule, and bis sublime teachings sway the minds of good men to the present day. The principles of Henry Clay and the Whig party will exert their beuign influ ence over mankind long after it shall have ceased to be known that there was a James 15. Clay or even a Democratic party. l'e tersbuiy Intelligencer. And Judas betrayed his Master, but Christianity "still lives." Ben Franklin's son turned Tory Arnold turned Tory but the Revolution still went on. Henry Clay would have scouted Buchananism I and Slavery extension, in 1356 and '7, Ju9t s be did 8,1 bis lifc The son's apos- UCy f" ,01hl". 8 ssa33lns;d's- Eres himself and his new p.rty and not 6 8 g MUSC " mem rJ f ""P . t. t I.The Congressional District which fills the measure of insult to the mcm- en. fi u i v ory of Ilcniy Clay by electing bis rcpro bate son as a Locofoco friend of his worst enemy, Buchanan, is not the old Whig District of Henry Clay himself. These noble old Whig counties repudiated the traitor, but some Loco counties, since ad ded to the District, elected him. It is sta ted that the Locos expended over 950,000 to elect yourg Clay, and then held a drun ken jubilee on the grave of the man they haunted with the blackest calumnies while alive I Tns Way they Talked. The follow ing is the way the Locofoco press talked before Backer run away : "Ail a Mistake. Some of the Republican prints arc stating thai Judge Wilmot has challenged Gen. Parker to meet him upon the stump during the Gubernatorial campaign. The whole story is a fabrication. Wilmot is not notorious for back-bone, as all will know who remember his declining to meet Mr. Sehnable last fall, upon the slump. GVn. Packer' t hit man whenever he fecit like pilch, iu' in." Democratic Review. The same paper is nou busy in explain ing to its readers tbat stumping is all wrong, and tbat Packer could not properly do anything but show a clean pair of heels when challenged to confront his opponent The Juniata Sentinel, in view of Pack er's back out, is tempted to indite the fol lowing verse : HI, Packer b the e.Ddid.te So eloquent anil vitty, Ile'll make .hu.ttn' lioeernor, Wilb tb.tj.lp of. Commute.." WSrFifty yeart ago in Sept., 1807 Robert Fulton (a Pcnnsylvanian) made bis experimental steamboat trip, in the "Clermont" from New York to Albany. From that imperfect attempt, what migh ty results have followed ! An interesting Life of Fulton has just been printed by C. 6. Henderson & Co., Arch and Fifth St., Philadelphia. It it edited bj 7. Franklin Peiart, Lancaster. CO., PA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1857. Wrinra for th Lcwisborg Chronicl. "AUNT HETTY." BY MRS. BAR A II H. HAYES. A vast deal of what is termed " negro literature," ia at the present time circula ted throughout oar land. North, East, West, and (what ia of more especial in terest to ns) throughout the green and quiet Tallies of the great State of Pennsyl vanis.such works as 'Uucle Tom's Cabin," "Frederick Douglas," "Isaac T. Hopper," with various publications of the same de scription all of them containing a vast deal more truth than falsehood have been sent, with a "God speed the right," upon their errand of mercy. And ibe leaven is working ; these books have been introduced into the family circle, and into our seminaries of learning ; the minds of the young are being influenced, and the boys, who will be the statesmen to control under God, the destinies of our country, with the girls, who are to become Ameri can wives and mothers, are growing up with a horror of slavery as earnest as the well wishers of human freedom can desire. Many thousands of people, patriots, phi lanthropists, and Christians, who were ig norant, or indifferent to the condition of the poor slave population of the South, have been brought, since the publication of these books, rod the passage of that infamous act, the "Fugitive Slave Law," to th!k, and that correctly, and are now willing to act Others proess to believe r" that such accounts are exaggerated : they have been told, by persons who have tra- veled among them, that "it is surprising how comfortable tbey are !" they have i their own cabins ; self-interest leads the , t ;j f tb f j j , . luiug ; '.uey uave mcuicai aiienuauce lur- n;l,J .V ..n ih. ..t.lnnn ' .... . ... - ,. sometimes lengthened out, interminably, with numerous other advantages, all the result of a state of slavery. And to some who are superficial in their mode of think ing and observation, we are willing to ad mit tbat it may really appear as they rep resent. But what does any mere traveler, or guest, at a Southern dwelling, know of the minutia of the system 1 Is it probable be or she would be cognisant of chastise- , hardship, nenaration.. e ? e 1 ' ' is i'. omer man iinciy ine lairesi siae wonld be turned fur ibelr Inspection T It is the interest of the master to do so, and the slave ia aware that it is punishment, or death, for him to make it appear other- wise. But without any further remarks we will go on with the simple little nam- tive we have to tell ; merely prefacing that it is too literal a fact to contain manv stirring incidents, being only an episode him in water to shave. 'Well, Hetty,' j " I"r lite, returned Jlr.lsaily, his man in the history of one poor broken heart, said be, 'if all the slaves appear as happy j ncr at once becoming cold and haughty, and we dare say an everyday affair iu sou- and contented as you are, our Northern "l 0U,J Dt ate, at the very least, less . . .'.I .. . I 111! ei ,. thern slave I f. "Aunt Hetty" bad nothing about her to distinguish ber from the generality of colored people. She was between fifty and sixty years of age, rather small and feeble looking, but with a good natured face,and a kind and pleasant word for everybody, As to her qualifications, she had the repu- tation of being one of the best cooks, and bakers, where many of her race excel. At the time of which wo write, she was hired as "maid of all work," in the family of a Methodist minister, whom we shall desig nate by the name of Smith, who had been sent as a supply for two years to Virginia. Her master,-Mr. Baily, was to receive from Mr. Smith twenty-fire dollars a year for Hetty's services. She herself, was not allowed to touch a farthing of her earnings, but was furnished by ber master's agent with one or two coarse suits as ber need might be, in the course of tbe year ; and it was stipulated tbat she was to have suf ficient food, this food to consist of bacon and corn bread. For the slavcs,even those who cook, are not permitted to partake of the food prepared for the tables of those they serve, uulcss as a special favor. In Mr. Smith's family, however, Annt Hetty was a great favorite, and this part of the arrangement, as far as they were concern ed, was a dead letter. Hetty's life bad been one of trial and hardship, but she had the happy faculty of making the best of circumstances, and of appearing cheer ful and contented. One day, however, her mistress, on going to tbe kitchen, to ber astonishment found ber overwhelmed with grief, and with a voice broken by sobs, she, (Hetty) gave her to understand the cause of her emotion. Her husband's master was dead, and by will bad manu mitted all bis slaves, among them David, her husband. We are cot sufficiently acquainted with the phraseology of the African, to attempt to give Annt Hetty's remarks in their peculiar dialect, nor do we think it at all necessary, so we will ren der them into plain English. The sub stance of what she said, was that she had been married twenty-five years, and had eight children ; that ber master had sold them all, and, with tbe exception of an only daughter, ahe did not know where they were, or what bad become of them. "We do not know bow to write, ma'am" (bow much is eomprired io this one sen tence !) "and many, many a time, I can not sleep at night for thinking where tbey are or wbat tbey may be suffering. A mother can not forget ber children aud now, my husband, Ob t my kusbaud." And poor Hetty's bowed bead and shud dering frame bare testimony of ber agony. "Hut I can not see." returned her mis tress, "what there is to distress vou so much in David being free. Why can not he stay here V "Oh ! ma'am, be is not allowed to stay. Vn.i Jn ..it bnt .nvikini, fitful nr iriti.l . if k. ..... 7. v:...:..:. ) "6""- " J1 - t j i j - j will render the cultivation onprcb'able. meat- after be has been freed, he will be sold : neither cat nor sleep. And be and Hetty tentmnofoar farmers will be tnrned 10 the back into slavery. No, he can not stay, I would talk of a humble home in one of JT;I he raising of Moclr To .h.s .will j , .,.."! , - , . ii i r be added the cultivation of such kind of thnca and what shall I do without David t hen the free States, where they could work Tor froi, M fxpf.rifnCe shall demonvirate can be the children were dragged away, one after themselves, aud of the probability of see- raised with profit. Ruck, ihiily Ixmacrat, Ju another, be comforted me; he told me J ing, or hearing something concerning their hJ a9- ... .-1.-1 never to grieve while we were allowed to i boys ; but often, after drawing in imagi- . indicatve of the change whieh . be see each other : we can talk about the few j nation one of these pleasant pic-'ures, she j S P"' ' happy hours we have spent to day. He is sorry for me when I am sick. He saves the trifle of money Le gets to buy little presents that he thinks will please mc David is one of the kindest and best hus bands, that ever lived. What have I done, what have I done, that all this misery should be put upon me?" And as if in this enumeration, discon nected as it was, she had comprised evcry- .AivnnilnAn.nr ka ilia iron which bad entered their souls formed a living link that time never could break between them, Hetty, exhausted by her emotions, leaned back in the chair, while j her face wore that fixed and stony expres- ! sion of despair.great grief is apt to assume. "Do not take on so," said Mrs. Smith, 1 whose warm heart was stirred within her t ! at the sight of all this distress. a will try and devise something for you and ! David. I feel for you both from the very bottom of my heart. lean imagine how hard these separations are. and we will try and assist you in some way." The sympathy of her mistress was so grateful ' to llettv. that she wis encouraged asain to speak of ber grcivances. i. u . i : "Ob, ma'am," she said, "you can not know what it is to be a slave. Not to be j manner, could be obtained, but the day able to call even your very husband and did at length arrive. Hetty had amassed children your own. It was like death to hundred dollars 1 Mr. Smith, accoin me to part with the boys, but my daugh-1 panied by a friend, proceeded to her mas ter, my poor little Flora, they sold her ' tcr's office. They found him alone, and when she was only six years old, and if ' after stating the circumstances of the ease, you could have seen ber clinging around j Mr. Smith made him a tender of the mo hcr ma'my's neck when the driver came "ey. For a moment Mr. Baily looked at to take her, you would have pitied us. I ; the good minister as if doubting his sanity; tried to hold her, but they tore us apart, ! then, bursting into a hearty laugh, be and iben I yj I V I j luaoi-d back in his chair, and said. "Why, never see ber face again, tbat she w ould suffer cold, and hanger, and be sick, and beat, and abused, and no one near to com - fort her, or take her part I often thiuk of this, and then what the great gentleman j from the North, who was visiting at Mr. I Daily's, said to me one time, when I took brethren uiva themselves a vast deal of I unnecessary trouble.' These were his very j words, ma'am." "But where is your daughter, now t" enquired Mrs. Smith, "In Georgia. I have heard of ber twice j from the colored folks at Col. S.'s. The Col. goes down there to visit his relations, and Jim, his man, tells me that my daugh- ter is very handsome, and that she was married for several years to a colored man who had a trade" and tben Annt Hetty went on to tell, bow, notwithstanding the large sums he gave his master, bow com fortable be kept bis family, and how reli gious he was, and how he and Flora loved each other, and bow happy thry were toge ther, until he got the consumption, aud j tben, instead of being allowed to stay with j her husband, and nurse him, as both the laws of God and man would seem to en join, bow Flora's master bad commanded ber to separate from him, for fear her chil dren vould be tliteiteJ ; and when she re fused, he bad whipped her in order to compel her to do it ; and when that was of no avail, how her husband had been sold for a trifle in order to get rid of bim; and now either ber master, or bis overseer, Hetty did not know which, had taken Flora into his own house. At this shock ing story was concluded, the slave hung her head, and looked as though the had committed tome great crime. "And tbe rest of your children ?" in terrogated Mrs. Smith. "As I told you, ma'am, I do not know where one of tbem are. It was only acci dental like that I heard of ber." "Here Hetty turned her bead so reso lutely away, that Mrs. Smith, respecting her sorrow, could not bear to continue the conversation, but procoeded immediately to tbe parlor, to hold a consultation as to wbat was to be done. After devisiog,and rejecting various schemes, it was finally concluded, as she was a snperior baker, Mrs. Smith should give her the use of her fuel aud stove, and all the extra time she could command after tbe light services re quired by tbe family (which consisted but of three persons) were performed, and Hetty should bake for tbe ladies who would employ her, and finally pay tbe worth of herself and gain ber own free dom. Her master bad tbe reputation of being m humans man, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith considered, as Hetty was over fifty, nnder the eireamstanees of tb case, he would take one hundred dollars for ber. So, without consulting any one else, this ESTABLISHED At $1,50 Per I plan waa carried iuto effect. David w told of it as a secret, and he would como ' . into the kitchen to sympathise and assist bis wife. Here their conversations would ! continue for hours with nnfl igginz inter- ; est. Among other tlrngs, he could not ... i. ..!:... I..,. .1.. ......... gC. IUIUULIU Willi lUIUUI! Illl IUB OV ts I that trauspired at "Old Madera when I the slaves were told of their fieedoni. : Tl.. .,, lit. 1.- ..it tl... .mld j would burst into tears, dtcbriag they 1 1 1 j ........ 1... a t I would prove too good ever to tie true. At length, however, David, who was most re - spectable in his appearance, and polite iu his manner, had au opporlunitv to obtain a situation as body servant to a young gen - tloman who -as ,.in to Eurooe : and as he could not remain with his wife. Lis friends tho't best that be should acc pt it After his departure, Hetty was almost J ' hArt Lroki'D. Llt face whs so swulIeD and j disfigured with weeping, that, in order not to excite too much remark, she was oblig- ed to muffle it in a handkerchief; and it was painful to see her tring to perform ! ber daily tasks. But taking courage from ! the sympathy and kindness of her mistress, 1 ibe again employed herself at b.king.and, I " she was very skillful, soon had as much ...... ! as she could do: and it was not unusual I to see this poor black woman.bcudiug over oe stove at a late hour, night alter night, when every one else were taking their j needful rest, her face furrowed by time ! and trouble, toiling bejoud her strength. in order to acquire money enough what for ? To lice tit tlte enjoyment of Iter nut vral affeetiont. It seemed a long time be fore a sum so large, to be earned in such Soa d 10 t tbmk 1 would take a hundred dollars for Aunt Hetty, do you V 1 "Ves," replied Mr. Smith, stout!y,"She , 8 getting old, is not over strong, aud, knowing bow she is situated in re-pect to ber husband, I was certain you would.'' "Then you were never more mistaken , luan. lurce or lournuaure J uol.ars Mr ner. "You surely are not serious, my dear sir," said Mr. Smith, who could not bear to return with tidings that would at once prostrate every hi pe of the poor slave. And thinking perhaps to move tbe heart of tbe master, he patutcd in glowing colors the attachment between David auJ herself, their separation, ber ceaseless toil,! he hopes tbey entertained of cning to a free State, ke. Sic, but it was all iu vain. 'It is perfect nonsense," returned Mr. Baily with a sueer,wben he had Concluded. "You Northern men know nothing at all about it Let Hetty take another hus band, and David another wife." Here we would just panse to ssk Mr. Baily, and others who believe with him, whether the Bible does not say, "A man shall leave father aud mother, and shall cleave to his wife, aud they twain shall be one flesh." Is human law paramount to the teachings of Jesus ? But, to return to Hetty. On Mr. Smith'l return home, she learned her fate separation, for cver,froio her busbaud, and hopeless slavery and as the paiuter threw a veil over features whose anguish his pencil could not portray, we will not attempt to express feelings which, to be understood, must be felt. Tbe last we heard of her, she was still a slave. Mr. Baily was dead, and she, with ber warm, womanly heart, and trusting affections, bad descended as a chattel to his daughter ! LevcUburgt I'nivm Co., i. A Good Reply. A lady bad written on a card, and placed it on the tup of an hour-glass in her garden bouse, the follow ing simple verse from the poems of J.Claro. It was when the flowers were in their high est glory: "To think of summers yet to come That I am not to see! To think a weed is yet to bloom From dust that I shall be !" The next morning she found the follow ing lines in pencil, on the back of tbe same card. Well would it be if all would ponder npon the question act iu view of, and make preparation for, an unknown state of existence : "To think when heaven and earth are fled. And limes and seasons o'er, ' When all that can d:e shall be dead. That I mot die no more I Oh. were will then my portion be ! W here shall I spead Eierni y 1" Muggins siys he don't believe in the appearaoce of spirits in this world, so strongly as he does in their disappearance. He lost a gallon of brandy and two baskets of cbamjagou on the U e election IN 184 3.... WHOLE NO., 701. Yeak, always ix Advance. Chaase of Products. ' "e " cn'ese- rr,u ; county, N. T., dairies, were sold ia this city, y,s,.nay at Bia( cm per peuad. Tim ehee.e was purchased by Dewer A Monroe and u. L.. nneii. 4 ne aaines oi wexera .New Void are steadily enlarging their basinets. an J will, this season, produce une-ibird .mi ofhiicr nd cheese Ifcan in aav aievioas ..... . , ' , . . nn A lalr infirrm. ns thai he has shipoed more than forty tuns thin year for the Canada market. As the conviction becomes more and m"re r"CTal- . of the weevil j " - r--t, -r- stgnincauT, ana noicworiuy. inaeea, is j " ' 1 "h,le alIu3'0U mide t0 on,7 one brDch' f production, the Dairy, the failure of the , "P b" induced resort " cr0Ps nJ products that are comparatively e in lLU region. The prevalence eft b midge has been the chief cause of this, j tljougn otber """S9 L"e contributed to 1 .1 1. m 1 L t 1 1 the result. The chaoses which? have been ; f"' su"9 uJ "c rJ. j '" J producU throughont this one j 'r6'on; " extensive and must eventnal. 'J Pu "" " Pec 3 " 8 euo-itry and crops cultivated, ,b cbanSe from the former main ; ? , . 6 ' " ktnek hlmhnnilrff A'l 1. fTrsilaal Hi.. ; ' ing, for tbe time being, tbe progress and profits of soil owners and cultivators it will evidently be thorough ere long, and when consummated tend to restore the former prosperous condition of the coun try. Meantime farmers must not expect to realize great profits, as the change re quires time, labor and experience for its successful introduction. Moore's Rural Xeto Yorker. Tbe Wheat Midge. Ma. Moors : Your correspondent, J. U. B., is mistaken in his views of the uni versality of the means by which the midge (iceeciV) ean propagate itself. That it at tacks late-sown barley and rye, is true, ia a measure; but its natural pabulum is tba wheat kernel. Winter barley almost en tirely escapes tbe ravages of .lis insect, as docs winter rye, being much more forward than spring aown,cspccUlly In wet season. The insect found in the mullein, is an entirely different variety, ouly like in eolor and sixe. It is a lively, active ereatare, having six legs, while the larvae of the weevil is a maggot, with none. I ean hardly conceive tbat an insect the eighth of an iucb long, could sustain itself on s seed, not oue twentieth of an inch in di ameter, as is red clover. The experience of the eastern farmers establishes the fact, that the entire sus pension of raising wheat, in large districts, almost entirely annihilates the pest, and they can again raise wheat with aa much success as the climate and soil will allow. - From some effect of tbe season of '55' and '5, there was a great dimunition of the wheat midge, and those farmers who bad the temerity to sow nnder the dis couraging circumstances of former years, had fair average crops; which induced an increased seeding for this year, and re sults in almost a total failure, and will greatly discourage its repetition this fall. D is possible that some of the occult oper ations of tbe season may greatly decrease their numbers, and that the wheat crop may prove remunerative; but it is rather a forlorn hope. H. Y. Monroe Co., N. Y, Aug. 20, 1857. Seed Corn. Tbe farmers have not yet forgotten wbat a vexatious season was experienced in tbe spring of 1855, when not one-third of tbe seed planted came up. Numerous theor ies were set forth as to the probable eauso of its failure to grow, but none appear so plausible as tbe one here given. On ac count of the extremely wet weather dur ing the summer of 1S55, an excessive flow of sip was produced in the stalk. As a natural consequence, an overabundant quantity of sap was deposited in the cob, and as the crop was harvested in the usual manner, and cribbed before it waa thor oughly dry, when winter set in, tbe sappy matter in tbe cob was frozen thus de stroying the germ of the seed, and henea arose the difficulty. Now, to obviate tbia difficulty in the future, it is only necessa ry for farmers to use a little care and fore thought in the falL Let them select their seed from tbe best stalks, and having it well cured, store it away in a dry, warm place, for the winter. It is to be hoped that farmers will think of this matter, this fall, and save themselves some unnec essary trouble next season, to say nothing of the loss of time and expense tbat would otherwise be incurred. L. S. M. Watk ingto Reporter. tfsBh correspondent of tb German town Teleyntp't n co utnends tbat corn stalks be PULLED VP BY TBS soots, for convenience in the next years' cultivation of whatever sort Tbe room tb half de cayed roots occupy more tbaa pays for lb trouble of pulling. Put the roots ia tb cOJip''t heap, to rot by another yeur.