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f-'" -. - . .. f 'sir rED BY GEORGE A. WILSON. INDOCTI DISCANT ET BEMINISSE TERITI AMANT."' . " - . V;--:--. - PUBLISHED BY GEORGE W. FITTMAN. HOLLY SPEINGS, MI,, SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1839. NO. 21V ju dM c ;-; .,.. . - - - . . jf" " ' i -"J'"','' f, I. iloLLY Springs Banner" is Fibl.d ,iat FocR Dollars; -A(A 'f huicr in, erery cast. So subscription TeVed fur S than six months; nor will fSuancebe made until all arrearages Vsemrvts will be inserted at oie dollar '(ten lines or less) for the first time., entt for each continuance. . "erlisements hot marked with the num jertions on the margins, will be inserted 'p& accordingly. , . . acin? candidates for office 810 each, in n addressed to the editor or publisher !siaust be post paid in order to "secure ! 'Ik required for cllJob Wark done at ' pumas delivered. . i Communications involving personal bo (if inserted) charged as an rnt double price. ..And ihuat.m alt Vaidfoc in advance. . . . ijoc.tfrnl. BEAUTY aA'D'TLHE. BY MISS PAR DOE. ent out one summer's da). vein pleasure's" bower; .1 . . , rt m in ! a a "i ?L every i.pening flower. nrh she reach'd a myrtle shade, xJ through the branches peeping,- . W, among the blossom? laid, h ne, mirit profoundly sleeping. ' . -i - V ' .'irtul was pillowed .on his wings, V,ri &ad l'url'd his pinions i'.-iVr with the lovely things . . J Measure's bright domin ions. - - - .. . . Ivrihe and glass aside were cast, ". Ho- softly he repo?&-;" . r" JfJ Beauty as she idly past, ,' IrJfjverd him with roses. li woke: "A way!'' he kindly said; "Gn. trifle with the Graces; I. know that I was never made f jlov with pretty lace. . -' - ' I pleasant in so sweet a clime Jo rest a while from duty; : sleep a little more,"" said time; J ;N), do wake up!r' said beaut v. : irose; bat he was grim and old; - felt her roses wither, fjfdie upon her head was cold, ilishonr-glass made her 'shiver. oung cheeks shrank, her hair turnM gray jf grace he had bereft .her; . - jiilien he saw her droop away, - . fie spread his wings, and left her. i ' " ' . -' . - - ' - - Uilius I point m' simple-rhyme : is the Jlim'strel's duty: . . In-should never. sport with time, T oe always withers Beauty! From tie 'Southern f?nn. THE BLIND fill: I.. y'vit loneliness she sat, " A bright and beautious thiny . . -f ile on her mantling cheek th re dwelt, jTlie freshness cf the spring. , . reveheam''-d not, the sightless orb Wish darkness1 seal was set, . met the charm of mind and. heart, Vn r. . -. . . 'I - - - a uci mII Millie were IHCl. seek content adorned her brow, Aad spoke of heavenly. rest, earth-bjrn feelin?s. dark and foul. : 3istarb"dthat still one's beast. " ask'd not, why "am I shut but font all that's bright andfairV rdream'd herself, though poor and blind, utmu ucx r ainer s care. - - il as the woodland warbler poured IIS Son" to n.irt'nor dav " ' Joae as soft as seraph's strain, tuned her evening lay.. . ; . ' t'fvx thou tenant of the grove, "u jjiume tny gauav wing, . - Cure's melo'dv break-forth, -. ' Asdptaise the. God of spring. " " for ne no flowers bloom fair, . j iKaunes meet mv sieht: , : i 'ader 'midst th invnn nn' - - - v icreaiure of the rrisht. . , - ' " n others praise the rose's hue, - And speak of snrinoJc hriAt cim'lo , 'u i ieei, no joy like those A? eary life beguile. "; ' lKs a glad and sunny hope -emes my darkened wav, . i frmy saddened spirit flings l brightness of its ray. ..' i T?ivin lr" with' humble heart ' ! ;.oear the lot that's given, - j ti!SVhenaPP thought,. rbhnd shall sSe in Heaven!" 'Vkrnona. 2ll3IE Poetry and Class ical; Translations. . i Backwoodsman, a" ' literary paper J9der the shadow of the NashvilJe 'fh akes such poetry -as the fol- Jar, what times these is; ' - j -- am up and rum are ris.; - . . V 0e '' the spiriU)f the D3 Tin3 presents tKe folio w jetictranslataticn ol he Latin ad i'Wznascitur, nonrfit;; - 5oSf anvno more make himself a -poet" i a a sheep can make itself ago-at: . . hUQnefs ds the fiee said yen -the NOT EXACTLY AT THE heab OF THTCLASS. tIT " . ' v e ar.e about to leii an - anecdote of a gentleman, now of Netf Yorkremarkable as much for his wit as his poetic-genuis a man 01 means now, Dut, at one time, some what pressed by fortune and: the'constables. He was the pet of half the ladies -in B-r and the envy of quite as many "of .the genjie" mcrf, and p-ave occasion to much ill-natured remarks bv being so"me what foppish in dress, and horseflesh. - -The time came, however; when ne tnougnt it advisable toleaye B "so he united his:fortunes. and nnrlpr 'fivnm. ble auspices; lOo, with the conductor of a popular periodical in New York; and made arrangements to depart Tor Europe as "a regu lar contributor, - - "-- ' - Some of the creators (all of whomfhe has paid since, for a truer; gentleman ne'ver breathed). followed him to New York with the intention of arrestino-- him 'nn hnnrd trip packet on the morning of: her sailing, - One ot these per sons was W nliams, then a cele--brated tailor in B ! ' to whom our friends was indebted . for sundry suits. He was a good-heai ted fellow, though; the same Wil liams, and if be was anxious to get his "little bill" he was inclined to do so, if he could. without calling ill the assistance of "the law. Passing-down' Bro-dvay; the 'day pre vious to. the sailing of the ship,- Williams saw our friend arid several "other gentlemen, on the steps of the " City Hotel then the Hotel. 1 he thought struck him, .that if he presented his" demand "thetf arid there," the chance was that, it would be Daid he would' nt surely refuse before'all his friends So'm walics i'Mr. Williams: , ' ; " . J . 'GockI " morning Mr. ' :.' . V siJ ' the' tailor.' '." i ' . ." . ;; 'Good morning,' the cold reply, 'what may be your name?' v : . ' v-" " 'My. name, sir,' said the astonished tailor ; 'my mme, sir! . I've made "coats for you, sir, some three or four years, sir, you owe me a balance; of to wo. hundred and odd dol lars, sir--I want the money, sir! my name, sir,: my name is Wit lamsj A'h! Williams is-it yes, I recollect; Well Williams, don't put yourself in a pash ion. I'll satisfy yo j in a moment. I've made arrangement so st le my debts alpha betically, and as yo j are among the Wrs. I dont think you will get yours yet.' . -Mr. AV ilium's -went away. Picayune. - NEcrioTF.. The following character istic anecdote of a British sailor will be read with feelings' of deep interest. The subject of it was tho father of Sir T. Trowbridsre, now one of the lords of the Admiralty: "A curious scene occurred oh board the Sans, Pareille- on the- morning of the 1st of June (Lord Howe's action,) Capt. Trowbridge, who had been recently taken in the Castor, with his convoy bound tv Newfoundland, was a - prisoner on : board the trench ship lust named, where Hear-Admiral Neuilly had his flaving. Alter Lord Howe had ob tained his pos tion and had drawn' his fleet in a line parallel to that of the enemy, he brought to,&: give tjic signal to go to breakfast. Trowbridge knew the purp jit of the signal, and telling it to the French- Admiral, they took the advantage of the time allowed them fbr the same : reoast? Trowbridge, (whose A - aDDetite never- forsook him on "these occa sions) was helping himself . to a large slice ram the brown loaf, which the French cap tain observed to him by an interpreter, (for Trowbridge would: never learn their- lan guage,) that -the English Admiral showed no disposition to fight and he was c rtairihe did not intend it. ; What '.'said me ingnsn hero, dronpins: his loaf, and ; laying his hand nlmnst em ohaticallv on"the Frenchman s shhiiMcrl while he looked him furiously in the face, 'not fight! stop - till they have had tbpJr hreakfasf: I know John Bull well, and when his belly is. full. you will get it.'-' In a few minutes the 'fleet bore up to engage. Trowbridge was sent into the boatswain s store -room, where for a length of time he leaned aminst the foremost, arid amused Kimcoif in noiritinp-, out every invective a- -aaink the French, arid the man appointed tn rr.rd hm: Suddenly he v felt the ' vibra tlnn of the mast andheatd it fallove'r the side; when grasping the astonished Frenchman with both his hands he began to jump and caper, with all the jestures of a maniac. The s,ne PhtpIIp. snnn after surrendered, and Jctwl in rrpttinp; her to rights x luwuiwi: ucowv. e -----o - - .. - and taking her into oxxr Benton s naval, History. ; : . - WESTERN RE MIN ISCE N CES f the Pittsburz Visitor furnishes the following reminiscences rela unrrtn tbV. finrlv hisforv.6f Wheeling -. MThe ,Zanes, the first pioneers of Western Virginia, made. a settlement on the present rlvas 1760. From Uo nrirvl until the Peace of, 1 i 74, as was l- ,;(i, oil tK settlers of Western II1C case; in i-v - . i i r.i,.on;a ond Vircrima. and the ajacen part of Ohio, they- were almost, contmua ly narrated by the Indians, who.stoleor killed ,t;r nnttU nnd horses, destroyed their crops, 4 .,ioro,l iliPir settlers whenever an ,;f,r rrfntrd. Ai the time of the nftr rejoiced ia.tho hope of a r.h nntiniied watching whicn 1 -nrpsftrvo their- lives i.r.nneTtv Rut -an unfortunate ;; e en ,f the horrors of Indian war Fre The ecnt was the murder of the no at Point Pleasant The Chief having pTO-' longed his stay at the. garrison whither . he had gone on peaceful business, in the lull confidence "of protectiort, the fears of the son were excited for his safety, and he crossed the river to learn what had happened to his father. While they were there news arrived that a; hunter had been slain by the Indians lurking behind the bank. . Notwithstanding their protestations of innocence, the Chief and .his son was immediately put to death. Indian vengeance was aroused, and untold suffering to the whole region was the conse quence. , The news reached Wheeling- and tho whole garrison was ordered to be on their 'guard.'. Nevertheless there was no appearance , or Indians lurking in the vi cinity. , '. ,. . ."One morning as two soldiers from the Fojt was passing along the road, one of them was shot, while the other was alowd to run with the tidings. Capt. Mason, the com mander of the Fprt, understanding that the Indian force wag small, marched acrainst them with only ' fourteen men. He - was drawn into an ambush of more than 400 ndians, and most of his men were immedi ately slain. Capt. J Ogal reinforced him with twelve men from the Fort, who shared the same -fate.1.' Out . of the 26 only three escaped, and two of these were badly woun- ed. . (jrirty: the renegade, was among the ndians, and threatened the garrison with immadiatQ extermination, if they resisted, but learning the determination of the garri son to hold out to the last, he retired. The ndians continued for some time in the neigh borhood of the Fort, doing all the injury in their power. v "There is on record an interesting anec- -. . . - dote of a sister of Col. Zane, which occur red about this time. ' The Indians were all about the Fort, and the soldiers were be ginning to be disheartened, as their amui- tion. was nearly- expended. There was plenty of powder at the house of Col. Zane, which was ; situated a few rods from the Fort, and the maiden volunteered to go and fetch it. The Indians 'were astonished when she set out, and did not fire, merely exclaim- ing, 'A squawl a squaw! but when they saw her returning with her apron filled with powder, hew saw her object, and poured a shower of balls upori" her: biit she escaped into the Fort unhurt. It is said she had ust returned. from a Philadelphia boarding school.- , We doubt .whether the boarding school misses of these days possess the spirit of their grandmothers. "At this time the town of. Wheeling was a. vi.lage of thirty houses; now it is one of the most flourishing of our western towns." ted Chief Cornstalk and his son Ellinispsco and bother us nearly to death.We want all iue puns io ourselves . hut they won't per mit us. ' " v . -' " - ' - Take another specimen. ; ' . 4Tom, is yourjorm ready to be locked?" "Oh yes, ready two hours ago," "How two hours ago? You had a co lumn to set then." .. "I know it, and therefs half a column want ing.' 4,Thought you said your form was ready to be locked?" - . "So my form is may be you don't know what I mean by locking my form." "It seems not," said we, "for you whip the devil of sence so round the stump, that we can't catch it no how." "I lock my form with a good sleep all the rolling in the world would'nt make an impression. I'm a perfect case then, for sleep, they say, is typical of death. Sometimes I require a composing stick to make all right." "What's that?" "A long nine with some fire at the end of it; there's no error about that for a space of time: if there is, give me proof and I'll cor rect it." JV. O. Times. . " From the Chicago Democrat. A Fox River Heroine. Ladies, un married ones, of no very certain age, it is said, are noted fox being excellent hunters. We are not prepared, nor; have we the disposi- lon to anestion the ' truth of the proverb. Be that as it may, a scene" occurred the other day, which proves conclusively that hunt ing is not ponfined to the " ladies aforesaid, rior.the particular game they seek to cap- ure. A young, lady, aye, young and fair, an 1 "blooming as the- nower ot the prairie in May," was lately, the heroine of. a feat wh eh-the more , hardy sportsmen might justly envy, and which even an Eastern city belle, with all her lemihine rehnements, might be constrained to adiit shared more of the romantic than the barbarous. . " A noble "buck came bounding by" her fa ther's house, .near the w'ndow at . which she was sitting, and which over 16 ked Fox River. A powerful dog was sleeping by the fire-side. So rare a chance was not to be lost. The door flew open and away went-lass and dog who - passed her like lightning in pursuit. The poor a ff righted deer (and bolder hearts have been daunted at the approach - of a pretty girl) dashed. furiously on towards the bank ol me river, which at this place arose fifteen or twenty fleet perpendicular. Away . flew the trio, the buck leading the vaii, and last, riot leasts our fair huntress: moment brought the deer to the" edge of the precipic. Finding itself so hotly pressed by its pursuers, anu seeing retreat impossible," 'it plunged'; over and fell stunned on the ice below. . Our fair sportsmaii ' soon came up, and after much ado, prevailed upon "Tray" to descend the bank and seize upon the noble prey until she could come to tne rescue, a circuitous path soon brought her to the scene of action where with the assistance'of the dog she suc ceeded in despatching theull-fated buck. H" Fox River Feb. 1839. cu ;..; I . . PRINTERS '. . lEffCompositors in'a printing office are rimw rharis. They love bread and cheese, turkey," ham, veal; turtle, porter, juleps, cigars and in fact, every thing good, except pi that they hate as they do the lack of copy. 'Here s an out," said we, last night while correcting proof "why don't you take more pain" I have pains enough already, said one of them, "judging from the way mv back feels." . "But speak of the our- saidwc. . Well, speaking of the 'out, wnat then? I wish I was out I am nearly tired to de ith "Well sit down and work,"' replied we. "TMrPthat can a man be setting- up, Whm he is" sitting doxon Spect not . i -i4 , ftnvnii can t get a ra- Anj SO H1UU3 v jw 0, frTTi nnv of them they are f ul ler of puns than a Hog is oi From the Star. THE - PRETENDED DEMOCRACY. A Peep behind the Curtain. Let us take a random glance'at these oddi ties. First comes the leader himself the most aiistocratic man in practice that ever professed domestic principles. Look at him when alone in the White House. Around him, suspended to each wall, are gorgeous ornaments and hangings; and, reclining upon the sofa, bought with the people's money, he surveys the magnificent interior of his princely mansion, and throws his imagination far away upon the wide Re public over which he rules now swelling with pride when he thinks of the vessels that cower around him now congratulating himself, like Nebuchadnezzar, on the hosts of Sta'es that acknowledged his dominion. "Though far advanced in life, he is tastily and even dainitly dressed, his whole costume being exactly adapted to a diminutive and dapper person, a fair complexion, a light and brilliant blue eye, and a head which might forma study for the phrenologist, whether we consider its ample developments of its egg-like baldness. He seems too, not whol ly unconcious of something worthy of ad miration in a foot, the beauty " of which is displayed to the best advantage by the tight nt anrinign nnisn oi nis delicate suppers. Now his glance rests upon his head, fair, delicate, small, and richly jewell'd" now his hand hangs carelessly on the arm of the sofa, whi'e he seems absorbed in deep study. He thinks audibly at times a departure from his native cunning but the cries is tremendous. . "New York must be subdued she must be carried Kendall must de vise a better plan than Woodbury's that per cent, on the salaries won't influence the common people. Virginia too, must be se cured, or I'm "a done over tailor.". Rives must feel the bow-string he mustbecalled a renegade and a traitor that will do the people will believe it. South Carolina, thank His Holiness! is safe. Calhoun can't flinch he belongs to me Satan fell not moore irrecoverably than he when I told the old gentleman to ostracise him! But N. Carolina stubborn there is too much Mecklenburg there but Brown & Strange are good interpreters they deserve promo tion; and their incorrigible State deserves th'c Enter Amos. "Mr. Kendall, good morning sir, your presence, sir, is hailed with unimaginable pleasure." .: Here we leave these two worthies in de lightful conclave our pen would fail to de liniate the unuttered "schemes of stratagems and spoils." Here fellow-citizens, you have a g-essat the personal character of a modern democratic President a 'hard fisted yeo man, truly! With his riding to church in a splendid carriage we have nothing to do . i i i i. he does that on nis own nooK-we oniy spuaK of him in his character at the White House. But the conclave has broke, and here comes fresh from the Palace what was the Connecticut school-master! The Thomas a tsecKet oi moaern umes--ausicimj" iu a fault indefatigable in pursuing his plans the first to appear and the last to disappear at a cabinet Meeting and always more wil ling to give cooisel than to receive it. He too, soliloquizes; but his indistinct murmurs remind vou of Manfred's low wizard calls to the seven spirits. "It must leave here 1 must go to the Hermitage the oenerai win help me out I'm too rigid for this aristoc racy he knows I am stern like himself But Clay that man's eye pierces thiough the darkness of my dreams and haunts me with a flaming spell! ; I did not well to serve him so. But my only chance now is, to hate him and Van Buren shall beat him, if patronage still sways men hereafter as it does now. And then and then but I fear to fAinfc of it!" But here comes the hero of the "Great Crossings," and in candor we are compelled to admit that he is said to be an open-souled fellow. No soliloquizing with him ; he talks it ofT like an engine a brave fellow, that Dick" "I don't care a groat what they say about me I gave Tecumseh his passport, and that's sufficient they say I amalga mate hxl if I do, aint "all men born free and equal?" Jdid'nt run one term to be kick"cd off the next. Trust me if I don t rip trp the whole business, if they don t run me again!" Stand back! scared veteran, and, let the punctual Lord of the Treasury loom into vision! From the anxious workings of his countenance, he seems to be speculating on the finances. He soliloquizes lowly. "Swartwout aint the cleverest fellow as ever lived he told me it made no difference a bout bonds and . Price I thought he'd bring him back, but Stephenson writes me a few lines to let me know that they are both in the province of Liverpool. .(1 be lieve it is a province but no odds) with a heap of our money let's see how much it are work it by subtraction no, addition to contingent expenses, there's Swartwout's 1,250,000 and there's the 100,000 defalca ted off by Price well, ihem two in a lump makes three minims and three quarters by the President's slipper! It aint that much! i 1 11 try it again. For example, from Dil worth, "multiplication and division do mu tually prove each other." Well, now, G from 2 you can t, but 6 into 12 twice and one over ah! that's it. S1.OUO.000 bv limbo! l'mgcod at i ! And there's Gratia and Harris, and Boyd. They're as cun- ning as the President. ! eathercd their nests pretty well! Prentiss diu'nt miss it much when he said the Norman robber did'nt give his officers more land than Go vernment give them." But here comes the Great Expungcr him self, in a state of splendid irritati- n. He walks over common people, and talks like a Missouri Boatman. "J set that ball in mo tion, bol tary and alune, I framed and lash ioned it. It rolled majestically through the Senate. Clay nor Calhoun did'nt kick it none to hurt; and I reckon I had the key turned on that Kentucky Lrwyer that hissed at me. I thought it due to the "Greatest and Best" to do that thing, because I broke his arm on a certain occasion. I wished him in h-11 then. But Van aint the thing I thought he was; true, he's a thing, but he slips through one s fingers. But I ve got him snug enough now, and if he's re-elected, I'm safe for a succession; and that will be any thing but a bad box." U. IN THE CUIINEU. From, the souther. Sun. INDOLENCE. We know of some whig., in various parts sf the State, possessed of much talent, and of extended influence, who are supinely inac tive, and ingloriously indolent in the great cause of political reform, it is true these gentlemen have well defended political prin ciples to which they firmly adhere it is true they are genuine whigs, and vote the whig ticket at every election where the contest turns upon politics; yet they do not exert their influence. We have known ma ny members of our party whose written es says and public declamations might result in the conversion of hundreds, who yet maintain unbroken silence and even suffer the grossest calumnies of our enemies to go forth without refutation. This course is not patriotic. A man who thus act, does not perform an imperious duty which heows to his country. He is a defaulter in reference to one ofthe most imperious obligations which patriotism can impose upon man, and indi rectly aids in advancing the cause of error and corruption, by witholding aid from the cause of jusf ice and virtue. We are aware of the fact that some our friends have become literally disgusted and sickened with the hait lessness and-corruptions of the times, find have almost despaired of success in the great work of reform; yet we humbly conceive that the cause of liberty is entitled to their con tinued labor, so long as one plank of the melancholy wreck is visible above the wide spread ocean ofmisruleand corruption which surrounds us. Besides, there is no cause of despair. We have assailed and conquered the enemy in his strengast citidels strong holds heretofore deemed invulnerable, have fallen beneath the mighty engines of. ttuth and reason we have driven the Goths and Vandals from our own hallowed soil, and have them closely beseiged in the icy recess of that northern hive from which they swarm ed upon us. "Once more to the. breach," and victory wi l perch upon our standard. Then, jet our friends who have heretofore gazed upon the conflict with folded arms, a rouse themselves iO vigerous exertion. They have reposed during the heat of battle, and are consequently better able to deal gedly blows, than those who have stood by their arms during the whole campaign. In our own beloved State, the notes of preparation are sounding. Every indica tion betokens the approach of a great polit ical battle, between the plunderers and the friends of liberty and honesty. It cannot be disguised that the contest will be a close one the combatants are nearly .equal in numbers, and .our enemies have the advan tage of the whig party in tactics and discip line. . True we feel much confidence in the abll;ty of the whigs to meet and conquer the mercenary forces of Iocofocoism ; yet it is surely indisnensibly necessary that every patriot should be at his post. A prevalent spirit of disorganization or of indohncc, may result in our shameful defeat, and for ever tarnish the escutcheon of Mississippi We know not how other men feel, but we are impelled to vigorous action in the whig cause by a firm conviction that weare Lbor- inff m li'" CauiB oi oux. tummy iuu its to- crcd constitution that... wo arc defending that beautful structure of civil goremmcnt which our patriot fathers reared for their prosperity, and which is even now tatering beneath the reckless assaults of wicked, cor rupt, and designing demagogues that wc are striking for the future happinos and prosperity of our suffering countrymen that we are striving to raise the fallen ban ner of genuine democracy, and restore the violent spirit of good old revolutionary re publicanism that we are enlisted in tho cause of liberty, and that wc oppose the mas-: ked deformity of despotism. Thus viewing our cause, it is surprising that we shcull cherish the impulse of enthusiastic derotionJ Nay would we not be self condemned, we ro we to relax our efforts? True, we are but an humble individual, "unknowing and un known, a mere atom in the ponderous mass ofin'elligence and talent which cave tone and character to our party: yet shall wo therefore cease to labor? No! feeLng tho impotency of our own feeble arm, we shall only strive with renewed zeal, to do some, thing in the good cause worthy ofthe com mend tion of our noble co-laborei s. In theerection tf a splendid edifice of ar chitectural beauty, one solitary laborerer does nut and cannot perform the work, nor can many do so withojt concert of acti n and harmony of design. It is the combined efforts of hundreds ot operatives which gra dually develops the swehing pmpoitions of the building. Each one contributes an in considerable portion to the mass and even tually, the res ilt of combined inda try is given the world by the exhibition of a proud and lofty temple, displaying the ctasskal symmetry of architectural perfection its massy pillars of beauty, and strength, sus taining a lofty dome, upon which the earli est beams of the rising sun repose. Per haps an humble aitisan whe Lbored for years at the hercu ian enterprise, cannot point out the particular portions of the work which himself or fellow laborer performed. It is not distinguishable, being si inconsido rable a portion of the great whole yet he feels and knows that the gorgeous tcmplo was reared by the hands of workmen. It is not one fountain which forms the current of the "father of waters." A thousand nameless rivulets, pure and fresh from an untrodden region of sterrility and ice, unite to form his head, and flow downward to tho ocean in a limpid stream, leaping and gurg ling amid the rocky barriers of the moun tains. Other streams unite their streams with the flowing mass of waters, until the broad bosom of the majettic Mississippi sweeps onward to old ocean, with a deep re sistless tide, bearing upon its oozy bosom the wealth of States, and inspiring every beholder with fee ings of sublimity and awe. How important therefore, that every whig, however humble, should zealously and un tiringly labor in the great causj in which we are engaged! Let us all, both editors and readers, resolve from this time, to be a little more industrious. We have much to do, yet it can be done. And if it be left un done; if our country be Ielt to the undispu ted control of the plunderers, we may sit down in "sack-cloth and ashes," amongst the splendid ruins of a once free and happy country, and bewail the loss of that liberty which can never be regained. Jim, why am a cider-press like cle Gov ernment? " Oh!. I tells you I don't know nufnin bW your cider-press and thing; but my ma: tie say de den t hab io cider-press down Sju Cause v? de non't hab no apples cow dare. 03'Daddy, I reckon as how's I mi- goa-coatin now, bein' as how Gcrfr-bcrr pies s cumin' in fashion, rn-a-i-n-j I? -Yes. son I reckon so." "Well, if I donH go to see somebody gall nsxt Sunday, then saw my old hat in tn lXiA young gentleman hapeniug to sit at churrhiu a pew adjoining one in which sat a young lady for whom he conceived a most sudden and violent passion, was desiou 4 entering into a courtship on the spot, but tho place not suiting a formal declaration, the exigency ofihe case, suggested the following plan: He polightly handed his Lir neighbor a bible, open, with a pin stuck in thctext, Second Episth of John, 5tkvf.nc. And I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which I had from thebeginng, that tec love one an- other." I ' She retuned it, opening to tho -following:: Second chapter of Ruth, 10A verse "Then sho fell on her f c, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto hirn.why have I found favor in thine eyes, that thou shouldst take knowledge of me, seeing I aiu!, a stranger?" He relumed the book, pointing to the 12th." verse of the second epist e of Juhn:- "Having many things to write unto y u, I would not write with paper and ink" But 1 trust to come unto you and speak face vr face." ; From the above interview, the marriage; took place the ensjing week. J As THICK AS THREE IN A. BED. 'Mam my, who's goin' to sleep in that-arbed witl; Jim and Jo and Jack and Cate and Bet anr Moll and Jane and Su and Dick and tha strange man what's here tonight" Whj Mam' and Dad, to-be-surc!"