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Volume 9.
: Glasgow Weekly Times.
. 1
roBiunr.D tvruv thursdav nr
VJice, vp stairs, next door to Crenshaw's Hold:
Entrance, Water Street,
Tot one year, if paid in advance,
If not paid before I he close of the vear,
$2 00
S 00
. One square, (12 Unci or Ices) One Dollar for the
lirst, and 60 cents for each subsequent insertion
Liberal deductions made to Merchants and
there who advertise hy the year.
job rniNTiNa,
Of every description, executed with neatnes and
despatch, on reasonable terras.
justices' blanks and blank deeds,
Neatly executed, kept constantly on hand, and
for sale low,
i A0ENT9 roil THIS rAPEB.
. V. B. Palme it, Esq., is authorized to procure
Advertisements, receive Subscriptions, nnd make
Collections for the (ilasuow Weeklv Times, tt
his offices in the following cities:
Philadelphia North-West Corner of Third
and Cliesnut streets.
Ealtimore South-East Corner of Baltimore
and Calvert streets.
Nr.w Yon k Tribune Buildings.
BoiTONn-No. 5. State street.
h'ayetle Andrew J. Merndon.
Hunlsville Win. D. Mnlune,
Bloomington Thomas G. Sharp.
DON will continue to practice law in partner
ship, in all the courts of Howard county, except
the County Court. All business entrusted to them
will receive their united attention.
John B. Clark will continue to attend the sever
al courts as heretofore.
(t-Oftice on the public square, Fayette,
(rr-Andrew J. Herndon can at a 11 times be found
at t!;e County Clerk's office.
Fayette, October 10, 1S4S. 32
II. F. White,
Cp.I!ollton, Missouri.
'T'.TLL jive prompt attention to all business
V T entrusted to him, in the Courts of Corroll
and adjoin'ng counties. ocllO-32
" L. dTbrewer,
Attorney at Lnw,
WILL atleiul to any business entrusted to
him in the second Judicial District.
Brownino & Husks el, Quincey, Illinois.
A. W. Morrison, Esq ,) v...,,
Col. Jos. Davh. aelte-
W. Picket, Benton, Miss.
Cnl. P. H. Fountain, Tontatock, Miss.
McCampdei.l &. Coates, Hunlsville, Mo.
Office McCamtbell's Buildings, lliintville,
Irln. Randolph Co , Dc. ljih. '46. 40 ly.
Jaiuc W. Harris,
Commission and Forwarding Merchant, and
Produce Dealer,
r"IHE undersigned having met with much bet
JL tor success in the Commission and Forward
ing business thnn expected, would here take occa
sion to state to Shippers and the Public generally,
that hi arrangements for the next season are
such, as to offer every facility that this paint af
fcrds, for shipping Produce and Receiving Mer
chandize, and hopes to receive such patronage from
those who are interested in shipping at this point,
as he nay merit. Rcspeci fully,
net. 12. J. W. HARRIS.
Duct. A. S. Dinwiddie,
1 RATEFCL for past patronage, sti'l continues
VJT tooir. ihis.17iWCAi. SURVIVES to the
citizens of Howard Countv.
(fclT Office, at his residence, 3d door below the
Sank, where he can be found except when nrotes
sionally absent.
Fnye'.tc. April 10th, 1817.
Doet. James L. Dunn,
OFFERS his professional services to the citi
zens of Fayette and the surrounding coun
try. Office on Criglar'a row.
August 5, 18.
John II. Pott,
St. Louis, Missouri
OJrOfrice No. 19, Locust street, between Fourth
and Fifth streets, first door west of Odd Fellows
Hall. October 5, 1848. 31m3.
s Attorney at Law,
Glasgow, Mo.
WILL practice in the Courts of Howard, Sa'.inc,
Uoopcr, itantloiph and utiartton counties.
Office on first street. 31
. . Dr. John ITI. Hronau.gli,
HAVING permanently located in Glasgow, res
pectfully offers his professional terviccs to
the citizens of the'eity and vicinity.
Ollice in inn Drug Store or Digges Si Horsley.
Glasgow, Nov. 2, H-IH,
Attorney at Latr.
Bloominotov, Mo.
WILL giro prompt attention to all business
entrusted to ti is care, in the courts of Ma
con and adjoining counties.
Nov. 1, 134-7-tf.
Attorney at Law.
Bloomington, Mo.
I PRACTICES in the court of Macon and ad
joining counties.
Nov. 10, 14S 37-lf.
Charles II. rallenstciii,
Shoes and Hoots, Halt and Caps,
i Front StreM. Glasgow. Mo.
John l. Terry,
Fbriftfrriinj and Commission Merchant,
EEP3 constantly on hand a full supply of
Iresh griH'friPS, liquors, CC. vc.
OARDS. ailOO three foot oak boards, for sale
by nova J u. v. l'tuit
CJCREW. A second hand Tobacco Screw with
fcj an Ink, complete suitable tor oaieing nemp
Price 45. Apply to J. W. HARRIS.
"TJILOfR. lW.bbls extra family flour, just from
3? the mill, and for sole oy
TEATHER-A Vol of first rats I Skirting Leat
J r; for sale by ecii!7 J.W.HARRIS.
Fron Blackwood's Magazine.
Where shell we make her grave?
Oh! where the wild flowers wave,
In the free air t
Where shower and singing bird
Midst the young leaves are beard
There lay her there !
Harsh was the world to hetl
Now may sleep minister
Balm for each ill.
Look on nature's breast,
Let the meek heart find rest,
Deep, deep and alill !
Murmur gtarl waters by t
Faint gales with happy sigh
Come wanderg o'er
That green and mossy bed,
Where, on s gentle head,
Storms beat no more I
What though for her in vain,
Falls now the bright spring tsin,
Plays the soft wind?
Vet still from where she lies
Should blessed breathings rise,
Gracious and kind.
There Tore, let long and tie
Thence in tho heart renew
Life's vetnal glow !
And o'er that holy earth
Scents of the violet's birth
Still come and go.
Oh! then where wild flowers wave
Make ye her rosy grave,
In the free air!
Where shower and song of bird
Midst the young leaves are heard
There lay her there !
White Males.
Under 10 years of age, 1493
Of 10 and under 18, 908
Of 18 and under 21, 275
Of 21 and under 45, 13G0
Of 45 and upwards, 575
Total free white males, 4C17
While Females
Under 10 years of oge, 1510
Of 10 and under 18, 622
Of 18 and under 21, 260
Of 21 and under 45, 1150
Of 45 and upwards, 475
Total whito females, 4252
white males, 4017
Total whito population, 6SG9
While Persons,
Who have been taught to read and
write, 4C09
Total slaves,
Total population of the county,
The it b is a false necessity with which
we industriously surround ourselves; a cir
cle that never expands; whose iron never
changes to ductile gold. This is the pres
ence of public opinion, the intolerable res
traint of conventional forms. Under this
despotic influence, men and women check
their best impulses, suppress their highest
thoughts. Each longs for a free commun
ion with other souls, but daro not give ut
terance to his yearnings. What hinders?
The fear of what Mrs. Smith and Mrs.
Clark will say; or the frown of some sect;
or the anathema of some synod; or the
fashion of some clique; or the laugh of
some clutv; or lite misrepresentation oi
some political party. Thou art afraid of
thy neighbor, and knowest not thiit thy
neighbor is equally afraid of thee. lie has
bound thy hands, and thou hast fettered his
feet. It were wise for both to snap the im
aginary bond and walk onward unshack
eled. If thy heart yearns for love, be lov
ing; if thou wouldst free mankind, be free;
if thou wouldst have thy brother frank
with thee, be frank with him.
What will the people say?
What does it concern thee what they
say? thy life is not in their hands. They
can give nothing of true value, nor take
from thee any thing worth having. Satan
may promise thee all the kingdoms of the
earth, but he lias not one acre of it to give.
lie may offer much as the price of his wor
ship, but there is a flaw in all his title deeds.
Eternal and sure is the promise, " Blessed
are the meek, for they shall inherit the
But I shall be misunderstood misrepre
And what if thou art? They who throw
uLASftow, imis-soiki, riiiitsi
stones at what is above Ihem, receive mis
siles back again, by the law of gravity,
and lucky are they who bruise not their
own faces. Would that I could persuade
all who read this to be truthful and free;
to say what they think, and act what they
feel; to cast from them like ropes of sand,
all fear of sects and parties, of clans and
What is there in joyful freedom in our
social intercourse? We meet to see each
other, and not a peep do we get under the
thick stifling veil which each carries about
with him. We visit to enjoy ourselves,
and our host takes away all our freedom,
whilo we destroy his own. If the host
wishes to walk or ride, he dares not, lest it
seem impolite to his guest; if the guest
wishes to read or sleep, he dares not, lest it
seem impolite to the host; so they remain
slaves, and feel it relief to part company.
A few individuals, mostly in foreign lands,
arrange this matter with wiser freedom.
If a visitor arrive, they say : " I am very
busy tod ly; if you widi to ride, there are
horses and saddles in the stables; if you
wish to read there are a variety of books
in the parlor; if you want to work, the
men are raking hay in the fields; if you
want to romp, the children are at play in
the court; if you Want to talk to me, I can
be with you at such an hour. Go where
you please, and while you are here do as
you please."
At some houses in Florence, large par
tics meet without the slightest preparation.
It is understood that on some particular
evening of the week, a lady or gentleman
always receive their friends. In one room
are books and flowers; in another are pic
tures and engravings; in a third music.
Couples are ensconsed in some shaded al
cove, or groups dotted about the room, in
mirthful or serious conversation. No one
is required to speak to his host, either en
tering or departing. Lemonade and bas
kets of fruit stand here and there on the
side tables, and all may take who like; but
eating, which constitutes so great a part of
American entertainments, is a slight and
almost unnoticed incident in these festivals
of intellect and taste. Wouldst thou like
to sec such social freedom introduced here?
Then do it. But the first step must be
completo indifference to Mrs. Smith's as
sertions that you were mean enough to of
fer but one kind of cake to your company,
and to put less shortening in the under crust
of your pies than the upper. Let Mrs.
Smith talk according to her gifts; be thou
assured that all living souls love freedom
better than cakes or under-crust.
1 759.
We learn that Mr. J. B. Stearn9, a dis
tinguished artist of New York, and lately
from Europe, has been for some days at
Arlington House, in this vicinity, engaged
in making very beautiful and successful
copies from the original pictures of Col.
and Mrs. Washington, the one of the date
of 1772, by Teale, and the other of 1059,
by Woolaslon, with a view to the paint
ing of a large picture of Washington's
marriage, founded upon the relation of the
interesting event in the Custis recollection,
and private memoirs of tho life and char
acter of Washington.
The scene is laid In the ancient parish
church of St. Feter, county of New Kent,
a colony of Virginia, time 0th of January,
In the foreground, and near the altar,
appears the Rev. Dr. Mossomt the officia
ling clergyman, in full canonicals; he is
about to present the marrioge-ring. The
bridegroom is in a suit of blue and silver,
lined with red silk, embroidered waistcoat,
small-clothes, gold shoe and knee-buckles,
dress iword, hair in full powder. The
bride in a suit of white satin, rich point
lace ruffles, pearl drhitmbhts in her hair,
pearl necklace, car-rings and bracelets,
white satin high-healed shoes, with diamond
buckles; she is attended by a group of la
dies, in the gorgeous costume of that an
cient period. Near to the bridegroom is a
brilliant group, comprising the vice-regal
Governor of Virginia, several English ar
my and navy officers, then on colonial ser
vice, with the very elite of Virginia chiv
alry of the old regime. The Governor is
in a suit of scarlet, embroidered with gold
with bag, wig and sword; the gentlemen in
the fashion of the time.
But among the most interesting and pic
turcsque of the personages in the Various
groupei is Bishop, the celebrated body ser
vant of Braddock, and then of Washing
ton, with whom he ended his days after a
service of more than forty years.
This veteran soldier of the wart of
George II.', forms a perfect study in the
picture. His tall, attenuated form and sol
dierly bearing, at with folded arms and
v, vi:tiiu:ic 23, isim.
cocked hat in hand, respectfully lie has ap
proached the bridal group, gives a touch
ing interest to tho whole scene. He is in
a scarlet coat, and is booted and spurred,
having just dismounted and relinquished
the favorite charger of his chief to a groom.
Through the large folding doors of the
church is seen the old-fashioned coach of
the bride, drawn by sit horses; also the
fine English charger, bequeathed to Wash
ington by Braddock, after the fatal field of
From the account of t lie marriage, hand
ed down from those who were present at
its celebration, it appears that the bride and
her tadies occupied the coach, while the
provincial colonel rode his splendid char
ger, attended by a brilliant cortege of the
gay and gallant of the land.
Sucn was Washington's marriage, in
1759. Alexandria Gazette.
When we look upon a family, when we
contemplate it, as a company of human be
ings passing through a most solemn nnd
perilous trial for happiness and heaven,
when we observe there the most intimate
of all relationship?, exerting, too, the most
direct and powerful of nil moral influences,
when we know that nothing but the true
love of God and of one another can make
that family happy, that this alone can make
all duties easy and alleviate all trials, and
smoih all difficulties, and soften all harsh
and angry thoughts, when we consider
how soon it shall pass away from the earth,
awny toils everlasting destiny, how soon
and how certainly sickness, separation,
death shall come in the midst of all it
earthly joys and hopes, we ask if nothing
if all this shall be openly and fully recog
nized in its dwelling, That dwelling itself
is mouldering to dust, and a century or two
hence the passing winds shall bear no
sounds of mirth or grief from all its deso
late chamhers. shall no altars be set up
there to the hopes that arc immortal, nnd
no voices be lifted up to the regions of ever
lasting life T Toils, and temptations, and
cares, and anxieties, and tears are in that
dwelling; shall there be no prayer?, no holy
communing with the sacred page, no com
mon, no united resort to the sources of re
lief, ond comfort and strength ? Youth is
there taking its deepest impressions, and it
is going forth to struggle with the perils
and sorrows of life, the youth of the im
mortal is there, ana it is Ueru taking us
eternal biases, shall not i eligion be lifted
up before its eyes visibly, as the great hope
of a happy life, and of a blessed eternity ?
. . We do insist, that in some fuiin,
or in someway, religion should be acknowl
edged in our families more than is usually
done, as the supreme object of life, and the
only guide to eternity. Circumstances
never assume their proper character, things
never take their just place in our families,
till religion is thus elevated to its rightful
supremacy among us. Till this is done,
domestic life has no lofiv aim; events that
are daily taking place in e cry family, have
no clear interprets; success and disap
pointment, sickness and health, are merely
accidents, nnd fulfil no high or sacred min
istry. Is it not suitable that religion, Hea
vens chieftagent, and interpreter, and guide,
should stand thus visibly bofore us.
What docs the ambitious man do for his
child ? He se'.s hitn tasks, he labours to
arouse him to emulation, lie talks with him
often directly, and feelingly on the
point which he has at heart, Thus let the
pious man act for the great cause of reli'
gion, not doing what is barely set down
for him or what will appease his conscience,
but doing all that lm can do or d viae in
furtherance of so precious and momentous
an interest. His family, his children, the
cherished and beloved, have no such other
interest at stake as this. Honors may thick
en upon them, wealth may lavish upon
them its treasures, but the time is hasten
ing to them when all earthly accumulation
and aggrandizement shall be as nothing in
their eyes: w hen affliction, sickness, death,
shall come, and they will thank him more
for one hour's timely instruction, for one
word of religious tenderness spoken to
them in some former and well remembered
hour, than for all tho gifts that the foi tune
or fame of his house can bestow upon them.
O, then, when the eye of affection fixes
its last, earnest gaze upon one of us, it
will not be wealth or splendour to which
it shall turn; it will not be the evidences of
worldly prosperity that shall pass befoie
it; it will not be those images which have
been set up in our households to pride, or
the love of display'; but it will be our
prayers, upon which the eye of memory
shall linger; it will be the sacred page spread
before our family; it will be the seasons of
pious communing together; it will be the
teaching and the tender voice of parental
love and authority that guide to heaven
." Jeffehson
The Sabbath is God's graciot present
to a working world, orul for weried wirtais
and bodies it is the grand restorative. The
Creator his giveh us a natural restorative
sleep; and a moral restorative Sabbath
keeping; and it is ruin to dispense with
either. Under the pressure of high cx
citcmcnt, individuals have passed wetiks
together with little sleep, or none; but when
the process is long continued, the over
driven powers rebel, and fever, delirium,
and death comes on. Nor can the natural
amount be systematically curtailed with
out corresponding mischief. The Sabbath
does not arrive like sleep. The day of
rest does not steal over us like the hours
of slumber. It does not entrance us al
most whether we will or nnt: but address
ing us as intelligent beings, our Creator as
sures us that we need it, and bids us notice
its return, and court its renovation. And
tf, going in the face of the Creator's kind
ness, we force ourselves to work all days
alike, it is not long till we pay the forfeit.
The mental Vorkcr--tlie man of busi
ness, or the man of letters finds his ideas
becoming turbid and slow; the equipoise of
his faculties is upset; he grows fi ful and
capricious, and with bis mental elasticity
broken, should any disaster occur, he sub
sides into habitual melancholy, or, in self
destruction, speeds his guilty exit from a
gloomy world.
And the manual woiker, j
the artizan, the engineertoiling on from j
day to day, and week to week, the bright
intuition of his eye gets blunted; and, for
getful of their cunning, his fingrrs no lon
ger perforin their feats of twinkling agili
ty, nor by n plastic and tuneful touch,
mould dead matter, or wield mechanic
power; but, mingling his life's blood in his
daily drudgery, his locks are prematu ely
grey, his genial humor sours: and slaving it
till he has become a morose or rcrkUss i
e- L - .
man, for anv extra elfort, or any blirik of . ., r-
. , , ,. , . i , i. , . 'he Secretary of the Treasury cives
balmy feeling, he must stand indebted to . , , . . , ,
. , , . ... I notice, that the receipts into the Treasury
opium or alcohol, lo an industrious pop- , ,
. .... ... 11 for the quarter ending on the SOih of Sep-
ulation, so essential is the periodic rest, . f '
. . ... . j i- tember last, amounted to81 1,255.050. lie
that when the attempt was made in I ranee ,. ' . , . ,
1 1 c ui .i r j expcndiiuie during the same period, were
to abolish the weekly babbath, it was f lund -gj - 33-9 p oq
uviissui y 11 issuv u uii ini; nupuiiuii) 1-
bor one day in every ten. Master manu
facturers have s-tated that they could per
ceive an evident deterioration in the quali
ty of the goods produced, ns the week
drew near a close, just because the tact.
alertness, and cnci "v of the workers t)2-
gan to experience inevitable cxliaustaiion.
When a steamer, on the Thames, blew up,'
a few months ag", the firemen nnd to!;crs
laid the blame on their broken Sabbath: it j
stupefied and embittered them; mailt: ilieni j
blunder at their work, and l.ceoless what j tcrly Review, of the Methodist Church",
havoc those blunders might crcite. And : contemplntes the time when manufactu
we have been informed that w hen the cn- j rers w iil crowd the shores of the Ohi'-. It
gines of on cxiensive steam-packet conipn- j savs:
ny, in the South of England, were getting j -The abundance of cheap fuel fir the
constantly damaged, the mischief was in-j production of motive power the proxim
stantly repaired by giving the men what jiV to the cotton growing region ami too
the bounty of our Creator had given them market for coarse cottons, extending from
long before the rest of each sexenth day. the Mississippi to the Pacific, and from the
And what is so essential to indusiiial ctfi- j fas 0f St. Antl ony t. tho centre of Mex
ciency is no less indispensable to the la- j jco tin profusion nnd cheapness of all
borers health and longer Uy.Norlh Bri- that is needed for the sust;riance of man
tish Review. and beast the rapid increase of popula-
The Foi.lv of Revenge. There is noth -
ing more foolish, nor more productive of
misery to yourself, than revenge. Batiisii
all malignant and revengeful thoughts.
They make the best face look ugly. "If
your revenge be not satisfied, it will give
you torment now; if it be, it will give you
greater hereafter. None is a greater self
tormenter than a malicious and revengeful
person, who turns the poison of his own
tpmper upon himself. The Christian pre
cept in this case is, " Let not the sun go
down upon your wrath;" and this precept.
Plutarch tells us, the Pythagoreans prac
tised in a literal sense "If at any time, in
a passion, they broke out into opprobrious
language, before the sun set they gave ore
another their hands, and with them a dis
charge from all injuries; and so, with a mu
tual reconciliation, parted friends."
Tiid Secret of Happiness. No trait
of character is more valuable in a lady
thah the possession of a sweet temper.
Home never can be made happy without it.
Thoso who understand this secret, live so
comfortably that they are the envy of ihcit
friends. People wonder their houses are
in such good order their husbands so at
tentive their children such real ' darlings.'
A sweet temper has a soothing influence
over the minds of a whole family. Wher
ever it is found, in the wife or the mother,
you observe kindness and virtue prcdomi
nating over the natural feelings of a bad
heart. It is more valuable than gold; it
captivates more than beauty; and to the
close of life it retains all its freshness and
IVumbcr 38.
A CuniosiTT. One of the most curi
ous and beautiful specimens of handiwork
lUat we have seen was shown to us this
m-waing. It is a portrait of iGen. Taylor,
town in silk. Every shade in the features
and drapery of the old hero is portroyed;
with nil the delicacy of an engraving, and
the likeness has been pronounced by army
officers, who have seen the General, to be
the moat correct they have seen. This re-
markablo specimen of ingenuity is the
work of a French lady of this city, we un
dcrstand who has made it far her own grat
ification and that of her friends, with no
view to attracting notice. Philadelphia
Status. Wo hao more than once called
attention to the fact of the exportation of
criminals from various countries of Eu
rope to our own shores. The circumstance
was adverted to as an explanation of the
growth of crime and demoralization in
this and oilier cities, from which superfi
cial inquirers have argued that Boston was
degenerating in morals. We have the tes
timony of the London Times in corrobo
ration of the fact of the transportation of
f Ions to the United States; and now ilia
London correspondent of the New York
Herald confirms its statements. A proof
was given the lGiii of last month by two
pour women, who appeared before the Lord
Mayor of London to solicit relief; as they
,a, been deprived of all means of support
by tho departure of their husbands I j New
York, where they had been sent by an or
ganized society, of which Lord Ashley is
President, their passage paid, and their
families left to shift for themselves as they
let miylil. A Mr. Jackson, who described
himself as a c.ty missionary, was the agent
who selected these men as (proper candi
dates for the society's bounty. Ought not
our government to protest against proceed-
in.n likn this? T Rntinn T,-nu,T-;nf
The total of Treasury notes outstanding
on tho 1st of November last, amounted to
SI1,G50,2?0 81.
Cr Tho baptismal admonition of the
Hindoos is as impressive on the by-stander
as it is 1 Juiifu! ,
' Little babe, thou cntcrest the world
weeping, while all around smiic; contrive
s to live that you may depart in smiles
whilst ait around you weep.',
Fact.'hiiim i.v the West. The Qiiar
1 tion, eager to achieve a fortune m ire easily
and rapidly than by the small and slow re
turns of ogriculturc, fire considerations
which render it impossible to doubt that
oilier Lowells than that which skill nnd
enterprise have constructed where the dis
advantages were incalculable, must spring
up naturally and almost spontaneously,
where tho advantages are so conspicuous."
A Newspaper Readi.so Commcmty.
There is a smalltown not 25 miles from
Brandon, numbering aboot COO inhabitants,
and casting about 100 voles, in which up
wards of 205 copies of Newspapers and
other poriodicrls are received and distribu
ted u-ecUij, by actual, paying aubscription.
In that town, a little church of less than 100
membeis pij s its pastor $500 per annum,
besides a duelling; and, until a few well
meaning Whigs were bemirred in "free
soil," tho Whig vote in the town was more
than three to one, over all other parties
(This year, although the Whig vote is undi
minished, the opposition gained nine.) The
fortunate place where Knowledge, Religion
and Political Purity thus w alk hand in hand,
it Fuirhaven. BratnlonYt.) Whig.
Matrimony is liko Masonryno one
knows the secrot until he is iniated. It is
like an eel trap very easy got in, but pla
guy hard to gel out. It is in its first stage,
like a wind that fan the flame of love;
but, unfortunately, too much fanning blowa
it all nut. '
Perform a good deed speak a kind
word bentow a pleasant smile ami -eu
will receive the itme in returrr? -.f .

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