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As at their work Iwo-wcaveis sat, Beguiling time with friendly chut, They touched upon the price o! meat— So high, a weaver scarce could eat. “What with my brats Vid sickly wife,” Quoth Dick, “1’fo almost tired of life; So hard my work, so poor my fare, ’Tis more than mortal man can hear. (■How irk.rious is lie rich man’s fate! t? His house so fine! his wealth so great! H -aven is ui.just. ; mi m t t agiw; V v .‘’’to bun? why hone to me? (‘In spile of what ihe Scriplarn teaches, In spi e of all ihe parson preaches, This world (indeed I’ve thought s > lore) Is ruled, methinks, extremely wr.: “Where’er 1 look, howe’er I range, ’Tis all confused, and hard,and strange; The good are troubled and oppres-cd, And all the wicked aie the blessed.” Quoth John. “Our ignorance is the cause, Why thus we blame our Maker s laws, Parts of h;s ways alone we know— ’Tis all that man can soe below. tiC1. ^ l f UCOO 1 WIVIII 1 7.. ! Which thou, dear Dick, lias well begun? Behold the wild confusion there, So rude the mass, it makes one stare. “A stranger, ignorant of trade, Would say, no meaning’s there conveyed; For tv here’s the middle, where’s the border ? Thy carpet now is all disorder.” Quoth Dick: “my work is yet in bits; But still in every part it^ts; Besides, you reason like a lout— Why man,"that carpet’s inside out." Says John: “Thou say’st the thing I mean, And now 1 hope to cure thy spleen; This world, which cloud thy soul with doubt, Is but a carpet inside out. “As when we view those shreds and ends, We know not what the whole intends; So when on earth things look hut odd. They’re working still more scheme of God. • “No plan, no pattern, can we trace, All wants proportion, truih and grace; The motley mixture we deride, Nor see the beauteons upper side. “But when we reach that world of light, And view those works of God aright, Then shall we see the whole design, And own the workman is divine. “What now seem random strokes, will there All order and design appear; 1'hen shall we praise what here wespurned, ’or then the carpet shall be turned." u’rt right ” quoth Dick, “no more I’ll grumble That this sad world’s so strange a jumble; My impious doubts are put to flight, For my own carpet sets me right.” A Tennessee Doorkeeper! BY SOL SMITH. In the summer of 1 es33, (ihe second cho- ! lera year,) I travelled across the country j from Cincinnati, through Kentucky, East Tennessee, North Carolina,and South Ca' rolinn, into Georgia, with a small party of recruits for my southern thetr+rcs. At Greenvil], East Tennessee, we made a halt, and determined to treat die inhabitants ot that beautiful village with three rrpre-1 sentations of the “legitimate drama,” in al carpenfa’s shot*, hastily but tastefully filled i up far die occasion. # 'i ito first representation was a (tended by J j tst six peopJ-e, making the tula! receipts of! the evening, three dollare! My landlord, the carpenter, attributed j due Bum attendance to a Cany Meeting! that was in successful operation about two Julies from toon and “reckoned” that if I would “hold on” until it broke up, we should have full shops every ! night. j Thus urged, we did “hold on” and! our next night performanc e was rewarded • xvith a receipt of two dollars and fifty c nts! i proposed to decamp next morning, but the printer oi ilip Greenville Expositor, (who was on the fijp list as a matter of course,) remonstrated against so sudden a ; move, urging ihgt a third performance must be successful, as it was quite certain the Camp .Meeting would brake up that morn ing, and the young foUts would nut all re turn to their h mes,™ 1 yielded — and advertised, for“positive!y the las! performance” the play of William j Tell, a favorite afterpiece, nud a lot of corn | c sungs. At the time of begining, I was glad to i find a crowded audience in writing—the ; shop, work bench and all, was literally I crammed. One of the carpenter’s appren 1 :ices whom 1 had transformed into a citizen | »f Altorf.for the pcca-ion;.tohl mo that all i but five or six of the people in front were I religious folks, who had attended the i Camp Meeting faithfully to its conclu i «inn. The performance proceeded; the actors were in high spirits. Lyne (afterwards n : celebrated Mormon elder.) cullicd Gov. Gcsler with great fierceness; Surnem whacked the carpentei’s apprentice with a hearty good will, while tlic latter was ma king abow tothcGovernoi’scap,andapo!c five feet and a half high—the arrow, aimed at the apple on Albert’s head, flow with remarkable exactness into the horse blan ket held up as u target to receive it behind j the sfcenes, and the play was received with j shouts of satisfaction by theGreonvillians The farce was honored by peril on peal of laughter; while the comic songs were dou | bly encored, every one of I hern! ; The entertainment over, l olscrved there | was u reluctance in the audience to depart ■ I they wanted another song. 1 gave them | one. Still they remained us if glued to i their seats. I went before the curtain and thanked the ladies and gentlemen for their patronage, and informed them the perform ance had concluded. Tbev did not move—they wauled vet another song. 1 gave them another—and again told them the entertainment of the evening was over—intimating, at the same time that the stage carpenter was waiting to take down the scenery. A gentleman in the gallery (the work bench) here :uo?e and addressed me as follows: “Mr. Sol Smith; Sir—I have been re quested to express to you the unanimous wish cf this meeting that you will prolong your season. The liberal patronage be stowed upon you this evening must have convinced you that we can make something ot a turnorrt here; and 1 feel authorized to say, that if you will give us a performance to-morrow night, you will have another crowded house.” A murmur of£applause confirmed the opinion of the speaker, and 1 was greatly tempted to yield to their wishes: but he* thinking me of certain announcements for performances in towns further south, I was obliged to decline the invitation of my kind ' auditors, and content myself with the eigh- J ty or ninety dollars which I supposed ha<'! been contributed that night t- ", " -n my Wavs and means. J Finding me determined, the audience! gradually dispersed, each individual cast ing wishful and sidelong glances towards the stage,'which by this time was beginning to be dismantled. Motioning the doorkeeper to follow me into a sort of shed, adjoining the theatre, I proceeded to open the ticket box in his presenco, while he sat down on a bench in the corner to wait for his wages. 1 found seven tickets in the box, and turning to the waiting dooifceepcr, who was busily en-j gaged in chewing tobacco and spitting, j I asked him what lie had dohe with the i rest. “ i iiey are ail thar,” lie replied, with prP:,t composure, looking intently on n ! ■ **n of the shed and rocking his riglitknee winch be held ;;i his clenched hands, and 1 raised about halfway from the floor to his chin. “All there—where?” was the very natural question that was next propoun- ■ dcd. “In the box, tvhar you told me to put ’em,'1 he answered, still eyeing the beam | <-r rafter. j “* find Lulsevpe here,” I remarked—“1 want to know where are the tickets for the ICO or lbJ people that were in the bouse ■ to-night. . . I “I te:! you again, they are all ihar sir,” j he answered, sturdily; “and 1 allow ’twont he safe for any man to insinuate anything j agin my character,” he continued, releasing ! O ; his knes and taking a very large quid of to- ] bacco from a rusty steel box and ramming j i into his mouth. “f do not wish to insinuate anything! against your character,” ! said soothingly;: “but 1 want to know what you have done with the tickets.” . i ** i . .. ! ■* **' j unify xie again aiiegca—• “every one of ’em thar—no one passed me j without giving me a ticket, and the tickets j arc nil thar." I began to get a little pettish, and asked ! the (obacco-chower to explain himself.— “There were nearly 200 people in the' house,” I urged. “There war full that—” he admit-j ted. “Well, then,” I asked, finally, ’“where j are the tickets?—will you explain this mys- i tery ?” My friend, the tobacco-chewing door keeper, here renewed his grasp on his mis-, ed knee, deliberately withdrew his eyes; from the rafter, and fixing them, half closed,! on mine at length afforded me the desired! explanation, tints: You engaged me f® keep your door; and ! 1 have performed my doolies to the best of j inv abilities for which you are indebted to I me three dollars, and i want my mo- j ney. No person has passed me without a tic- j | ket, my character is above suspicion, and p.o one must say nothing agin it. “My dear good friend—” I ventured to say, “I don’t wish to say anything against” “No, I should think not,"—you’d better riot lie continued, “for I’m too well known [here; well, as 1 was a saying, you em i ployed me as doorkeeper—mark the dis tinction—l had nothing at all to do with | the winders—and thar's zvhere your hun ! dred and eighty people came in—you, ’tar ' nal fool; to leave ’em open, when there wassich a crowd coming from camp meet ing!” I paid the fellow his three dollars, and' next day was far on my road to the Warm Springs, in the famous caunty of Bun combe, where they raise the largest peach es and the yellowest children in all cre ation. “-Ao Mistake at all sir.”—A sailor hav ing purchased some medicines from a ce- j lebrafed English doctor, demanded the I price. “Why,” says tire doctor/ I cannot thick of charging you less than seven and six pence.” “Well, I’ll tell you what,” replied the sailor, “take off the odds, and 1’il pay you the even.” “Well,” returned the doctor, “we won’t quarrel about trifles,” The snj'or gown sixpence, and was walking off, when the doctor reminded him of his mistake. “No mistake at all, sir; six is even,and) -oven is odd, all the world over; so I wish you a good day. “Get you gone,” said the doctor, “I’ve made fourpence out of you yet.” Female Beauty.—An ancient imperlin-; ent rhyme divides female beauty into four 1 orders, ns follows: 1 “Long and lazy, ,j Little and loud, Fair and foolish, I Dark and proud.” *. j .L-teressing Facts. t The population of the earth is estimated j: it one thousand millions. Thirty millions < lie annually, cighty-tvvo thousand daily,! t It fee thousand and four hundred and | wenty one every hour, and fifty seven ev- t try minute. I , In Greece-it was the custom at meals; or the two sexes always to eat separately •! ‘ The Romans lay on couches^it their di*' \ ting tables on their left arm, eating with I heir right. It is estimated 245,000 persons have i icon annually killed in battle, for the ! ast four thousand years, to say nothing if the wounded. < Noah’s Ark was 547 English feet long; >1 broad, and 54 hitjh. o The walls of Ninevah were 100 feet tngti, amt truck enough tor three chariots abreast. Babylon was CO miles within the walls which were 85 feci thick and COO feet high. The largest pyramid, is 101 feet high. . A clean slain is as necessary to health n= I lood * On one of the peaks of the Alps there is j a block of granite weighing by estimate, 131,558 tons,s> nicely balanced on it?, eentle of gravity, that a single m:n may' give it a rocking motion. Vinegar hailed with myrrh or camphor, \ sprinkled in a room, corrects putridity. Hop? entwine to the Itft and beans to the right. Gold may be beaten into leaves so thin 11131280,000 would be an inch thick. The earth is 9,91G miles in diameter, and 24,330 miles round. Forests of standing trees have been dis covered in Yorkshire, England, and in Ire land, imbeded in stone. Fossil remains on the Ohio prove that it was once covered by ihesca. When the sea is a blue coloi it is deep water, nnd when green shallow. A map of China, made one thousand years before Christ is still in existence. The 14lh day of January, on an average of years, is the coldest day in the year. In water sound passes at the rate of^, 706 feet per second. A band used for horses is four inches.; Ezekiel’s reed was 10 feet 114 inches 1 ing. There are 2,500 known species of fi-h es. Perfectly white cats are deaf. The bones of birds are hollow and filled witli air instead of marrow, A single house fly produces in one sca-> son 20,0S0,S20. In the human body there are 3-10 bones. There is iron enough in the blood of 42 men to make 50 horse shoes, each weigh ing half pound. A man is taller in the morning by hall j an inch than he is at night. Water is the only universal medicine; j by it all diseases maybe alleviated or cur ed . About the age of 3G, it is said, the lean man becomes fatter and the fat man lean- J er. , The atoms composing a man arc believ-; ed to be changed every 43 days, and the ; hopes in a few months. Certainly a Predicament. A few nights since, a tall, eccentric per-j sonage was observed by the tenants of the cabin ofoneot tiie Albany boats, to per | form sundry evolutions, garnished by a va-' riety of hops skips and jumps, which be tokened any thing but a sane mind in the j performer. The movements of this per- J sonage betrayed trouble and pain, and ; they were at last so perfectly distressing j to tho beholders that a consultation was held, and committee of three appointed to inquire into the case of tho stranger’s un accountable movements. With due cau* tion the mCJI-.Ics approach”- —Sir man, ! while (he others gathered around within jnr-shotlo witness wha ever “tale” might re “unfolded.” The committee stated heir reasons for troubling him with what night be deemed impertinent interroga ories, and concluded their remarks by re vesting to know the reson of his apparent •erplexity, and whether or not they could endcr him any aid. ‘Wall,’ said the stranger, who was a yan ;eo, and who spoke in the most solemn ae on!, while his face evinced a deal of pent ip sorrow,‘wall, I don’t know but vou night help a fellow a little. I’m in a heap fpain—bothered like sixty! I’m in a predicament. The ears of the entire party were dis ended, and mouths perceptibly parted to fonder width. ‘In a predicament,’ said one of the trio, aray what is it? We fee! desirous of alle* kiting any misfortune, that may have be alien you.’ ‘That’s clever,’said the Yankee, ‘wall, nay be none of you was ever kicked by a toss.’ All admitted that they had escaped inch a calamity. ‘Nor hit by a spider?’ No one plead guilty. ‘Nor chased by a rattlesnake?’ No—unanimously. ‘Nor been caught in a thunder shower ■vith a gal and felt meaner ’an thunder?’ Not a naan in the assembly had expert' 'need that mishap. ‘Wall, my predicament is worse, I calcu ate, than* any of them.’ ‘Do tell us what it is," was the earnest eqnest -ofa very respectable clergyman, ‘Wall gents, I rayther guess I will. The ui hiy i r111 , ui iic-nes nice Pin, and ! can’t, got oft'my (toot to scratch it!’ The cabin was cleared in about the ’pace of a minute. How many oi us are occasionally caught in public with an itching sole, and cannot ‘get at it to scratch.’ Love and Romance. The following is the prettiest little ro mantic story we have met with for some time. It is told by Leigh Hunt, the Po. et: ‘Thomas a’Bccket inherrifed a romantic turn ot mind from Lis mother, whose story is a singular one. His father, Gilbert a’Beckat, a flourishing citizen, had beer in his yout!i a soirher in the Crusades, anr being taken prisoner, became slave to ar Emir, or Saracen prince. By degrees, lit obtained the confidence of his master, anc was admitted to iiis company, where he met a person who became more nttachei; to him. This was the Emil’s daughter Whether by her means or not, does not appear, hut after some time lie contrived to escape. The lady, with loving heart followed him. She knew, they say, but two words of his language. London and Gilbert, and by repeating the former, she obtained a passage in a vessel, arrived in England and found her trusting way to tiie metropolis. She then took to her oilier talisman, and went from street lo street, pronouncing ‘Gilbert.’ A crowd collected tibout her wherever slio went, asking, ol course, a thousand questions, and to all she had hut one answer—‘Gilbert! Gilbert1 She found by her faith in it sufficient.— Chance, or her determination logo thro' every street, brought her at last to the one in which he who had won her heart in sla very, was living in good condition. The crowd drew the family to the window; his servant recognized her, and Gilbert a’Bec kci toon tier 10 uts arms ana Drill?I Ueu bis firecome princess and her solitary fond word.” About Discouraged. “Weil, i am about discouraged. 1 have tried and tried to get an honest living, but ;unnot succeed, and now I am at a loss what to do.” Poor fellow ! you deserve Dur pity for your lack of persevering in* lustrv, if nothing more. You have not managed right, if you have tried as often as you say—this we know. Good habits, :ouplcd with energy, never led a man lo.vn the hill of despondency. For a while, we grant, the best of men may see lark prospects before them, but these soon ynnish. What have you done with your money? Look back on the past and tell us. Lave you not squandered it away—a great part of it at least—for trifles?—Have you not been altogether too careless of your loose change? Add up the thousand sixpences and coppers that have slipped through ' your fingers, and you will see a catalogue i of folly that you little dream of. No won i der, then, that you are half discouraged.— ! Who would not be, if he hacj debts to pay i and had squandered the very money due his credited on parties of .pleasure—in at* i lending places of amusement, and in pur. | chasing a thousand uselrssflrlicles tc grati,, ^ ; fy pride and vitiated taste? Life as you i ought—begin a new life—save what you | cam and be economical in all things, and . our word for it, you will never again hang your head in discouragement. Kid’s Treasure. We have new discoveries of disclosures connected with the sunken treasure at Caldwell’s landing. We stated a few days ago that a lady at Lynn had seen the trea sure in a magnetic sleep, and we annex a ; part of her wonderful revelations, the effect | of which upon the market value of shares in the Kid Salvage Company, created a marked sensation in Wall street yesterday The lady of Lynn being throw n into the mesmeric sleep, directed 4cr vission to : Caldwell’s landing, and thence to the sun. ; ken vessel, making the following disc )ve\ ; ries: First finding a room near the glorr* * . which she called the captain's office, she spoke of seeing an iron chest, aix^t as ! large as a common soap box, csciroled Ly i achain which appearred as still somewhat ’ bright as if it had a kind of gilt wash or l loaf on it, fasted at each end by a smil! si i zed padlock. In it she said she saw sil ver and gold—some gold in solid bars.— ! She next discovered’on the bottom of the * : vessel, in the mud and water, several small | heaps of collections of silver, ^old and pre : cous stones, including diamonds, though i mosity in the rough or ore slate. She next • saw a singular thing to her, which she at i last called a quadrant or compass; she also I spoke of seeing gold watches like duck’s j eggs in a pond of water. A little after ! wards she manifested great enthusiasm in j finding another iron chest or safe, nearly | the size of the first, but havtng no chains around it, and after looking sometime very intently she insisted that she saw in it a splendid gold crown once worn by a king or queen, and also u most magnificent nec lace, made in the shape of a harry, 6eau» tifully set with the most brilliant dia monds . j In examining farther she spoke of see ■ ing nothing else of a remarkable character except several cannons, swords and a large ! quantity of cannon balls, till she entered a I place which she described as a small room appearing to be a very private rooni of the captain’s and which according to her ac ! count seemed to be in the fore part of the vessel. The last object she described was I a thing which she called a spy-glass, being round and something like a yard long, but she soon discovered that it was not a spy glass, the outside being made of a very hard kind of brown wood. Within which 1 was a kind of zink case, made water tight 1 and after a careful examination, she deci ded that contained the description of the pirate still in a good degree of preserva tion, though the paper once white is now yellow and the ink once black, brown.— These manuscrips ,she insisted if they coul be obtained, would be valuable, as (hey could give a Full account of his life including the number of vessels which he had robbed, and the places where ho had buried other treasures, f must not fosget to mention that I asked her if the man at work upon the vessel would succeed in getting it up, and if they would, how an I when. Her opinion was that they would succeed but could not tell when though she thought the time was not far distant, and that they would get treas ures richly rewarding them for Sieif exer tions and outlays. We hope that this is no scheme to sell the stock—Seeing diamonds looks a little like it.—N. Y. Sun. What is money? D’ye give it up? Ft is lie's; in the morning and mist at night. Salt I’etre will explode, (t. e.) it will go of! if lefl cut doors at night.