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NEW SEMES-VOLV attntstcr Cttte. P0BU6IUD EVERY. THURSDAY MOKMNQ. T. S. SLAUGHTER. EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR, OFFICE Old Public ButlillnR fioutlieual coruor of loo ruDiio fitiuurtt. . TERMS $1,50 per annum iu advance, ' r! tS'ftVS 0 ADVERTISING. Ono Square, 10 Uiwli (or lou) threo tnurtloiu . - 1,00 aui'u auuiuuuu uiauruuu SMomtkt ( thnlkt . 94.00 . 0,00 ' H,(lO 10,00 VJ.UO 13,00 - 12 Mrntkt ",00 ' ''ta,o : J4,00 ' ' 10.00 V 3,00 One Square Two Threo " '.' i One-fonrthooltinia One-third " -i Unc-bulf ' ' 3.00 . 4,(10 ' 5,00 7,00 9,00 10,00 Olio 14,00 30,00 40,00 Yearly advortliora havo Uie privilege of renewing their tMlvttrtlaenieiita. -- . lr7Bulii(!M CtrUi, not oxeeodtnff ono qumro will bo liuKirtedf for auuwrlbore, at to ,00 per year; Don ubjeriboai wlU bo charged $6,00. . , CITY OF LANCASTER; , 'Thursday Evening, Jttay 4,1954 Ml'RDEir; Of A FmtAlaVOK ; BOARD -THIS .'Steamer Yankeb Bladk.---A female nam- VU, UUOUU ibUOOVll TT aUUU IS J aUl iJ LI) Edward H. ; Avery, 00 board the steamship Yankee Blade, on her passage from New York to Panama. Ho was ardently at tached to her, and jealous of the attention she received from the cabin passengers. Avery is only 20 years of age, a native of Springfield, Massachusetts, of respectable parentage, and highly intelligent. He be camc acquainted with the female, who was frail, but young and handsome, at Worces ter, Mass., and proposed to take her to California. She consented, and they en gaged passage on the Yankee Blade, as brother and sister, he agreeing to work his passage out. She was furnished, through the kindness of the captain, with a berth in the tfloead cabin, with another female. This remove! bcr considerably fromtho pres ence ofher lover, who worked on the for ward dock; and she, taking advantage of her position, began to flirt with tho young men on board, which, when tho knowl edge thereof camo to the ears of Avery, rcn deredSant exceedingly jealous, and finally he acted in such a manner as to induce thoso who saw him to beliove ho was de ranged. The-Panama Star thus narrates fhc tragedy thatensued: "On the 13th of February, at about 8 o'clock in evening, the passengers were alarmed by shrieks from a female voice, which proved to be Susanna Russell, who ran about the after-deck, crying 'my broth er has killed me!' and falling upon tho dock in five minutes sho was a corpse. She had boon but a few minutes previous to that sit ting in tho cabin.cngagedin a lively conver sation with ono of the passengers, when Av ery called heron deck. On approaching her, ho drew from a belt in his side a ten-inch bowio knife, with which ho stabbed her in the right breast, severing ono of tho largo arteries, tho knife passing through her back. Irameddiately after committing this dread ful deed ho snapped a pistol twice at his own breast but finding it would not go off, ha drew a razor from his pockot, with which ne cut a deep and 6evere gash in his throat, then rushing forward to whore sho had fall en and tho passengers and others began to collect, he cried, 'Stand back, gentlemen stand back, I did itthen falling beside tho dead body, ho wept over it, and kissod the marblo cheeks, saying, 'I' loved that girl, hut vrm cabin nassenirers dono this. "This was tho most heart-rending scene tho writer ever witnessed. Thcro lay the poor, mangled body of the unfortunate girl; over her bent her equally unfortunate though guilty lover, uttering tho most la mcntablo expressions of his fervent attach ment to her, while tho blood camb stream ing from his throat. Every ono expected tosee him momentarily expire; ho aid not die, however, as tho surgeon succeeded in sewing up his wound, and ho is now nearly recoveroa. Ho had a preliminary examin ation beforo the American Consul at Rio Janeiro, who ordered him on to San Fran cisco for trial. Since tho sad occurrence ho has become quito pationt, and awaits his trial with considerable fortitude. Tho poor fellow has a mother living in Norwich co., upon whom this blow will fall very heavily, when sho learns tho particulars of the sad affair." Slavery is Virginia. Tho Wheeling Gazette is fighting manfully for the right, Bgainst great odds we admit, but the pon derous blows Whartoh gives slavery, must make it reel and stagger. , In speaking of slavery, the Qazette says: "This institution was imposed upon us when wo were tho subjects of a tbreign tyrant for tho purpose of enriching his cof fers, with no thought or fear that these col- onics couia occome , iroo ana repuonean. When this country achieved its independ ence tho institution had become so inter woven with tho domestic and social rela tions of tho Southern States that it could not then bo removed; but they regarded it as an evil that they would prepare to rid themselves of as fast as possible. Has it dono any good since then? Have tho States in wnichit existed prospered, grown in strength, numbers, intelligence, wealth or tho happiness, in any way, of tho great body of the people, as rapidly os those whore it docs not exist? Oh, no. The population is sparco where slavery is; in Virginia all complain of tho want of com forts, the Land has become impoverished, and tho population retrograding. Does slavery, then, do us any good? Does it not work evils, far greater than any good that can result from it? If the evil can be removed, is there any reason why it should not be gotten rid of by some means. Ohio.-A bill has passed both branchs of the Legislature and become a law, re stricting the liability of stockholders in bus iness corporations to an amount equal in addition to their stock. Under the law be fore existing, stockholders were individual ly liable for the whole amount of the com pany's indebtedness, whiob operated in MnnT i a ana in iWp.r nennla from takiniT stock in such companies, and has thus ten ded to depress the stocks. . 2. NO: 1. ! import ant JJkcisio!. Wo find - in the New YoxV Journal of Commerce the report 01 a case 01 importance to . business generally: . ' men Tho action was against tho endorser of a now oaMja r e binary 7, 1 85 1 , for $ 1 500, payable on demand, : with interest The mnneriaiica in JNovembcr, 1851, and a month before that, was known by the plaintiff to be in failing circumsteucesrnnd between two and four months bctore they had Rpoken to him about Tjavinu th nnt. and ho told them ho cotdd not pay it then, but it was good, and that they should not be uneasy about it. Their aircnt.' who act. cd for them, said on his testimony "I had no uneasiness aoout the note at all, because I was satisfied the endorser was good, and thcreforo it was not a matter of . much im portance, and it lay; wo could not get the money from Davis." It was decided that. after the note was six months old, end the holders were satisfied that they could not collect it from the maker, they were guilty of ncglefet in not makhvr a formal demand phymenyand notifying the "endorsers of non-payment, it was held that they lud no right, after that, to delay, "because they were satisfied the endorser was good." This was not good faith to the endorser, and the plaintiffs must bear the consenuences "i 11. i iit-jr uuiayuu mHKing a acmana un tilJanuary 15, 152. That was too long, and the endorser wis discharged. It was further decided that the reason of this rule applies as much to a note payable on de mand, with interest, and on which the en dorser puts his name for the accommoda tion of he maker, as to an ordinary note payable on demand. It cannot be inferred, in cither case, that a delay is intended to be allowed under such circumstances as are stated above. Consequently, judgment was given for the defendant." ..fit 'PI ..4..1 J ! 1 I Akswered. "Who is it that stands out in this State in open rebellion to the Con stitution and law3?"i Advertiser. Akswkr: Govcnor Medill and his Sec retary by pardoning, without law and without precedent the Hamilton county scoundrels. Tho Warden and his" deputy oitno utiio renitciitiary who with the Camanche barbarity, violated equally eve ry civil law and every dictate of humanity. A Democratic Legislature trampling up-. 011 the laws of equality, by making a citizen pay taxes equally upon whathehas.and up on what he has not.. A Board of public Works ignoring every law of decency and integrity, by making public money and public offices subservient to par!y interests, and not to the interests of the State: The Legislature passing a law giving to them selves four dollars a day, when the Co'isti tution expressly prohibibits members of the Legislature from raising their own salaries: The same again by passing a crow-bar act, which was unjust, illegal, and not uni form; whereas the Constitution says that all taxes shall be levied and iu a uniform mati : By the Democratic party in general who profess one thing ana violate the law of veracity by doing another; and so on, as long as the moral law, without diminution of blackness or mittigation of moral turpi tude. Scioto Gazette. Indian treaties Ratified. The United Suites Senate has ratified without amend ment, the treaties recently negotiated iu Washington by Col. Manvfennv, the com missioner of Indian Affair? , with the Oma ahs, and the confederate tribes of Ottoe and Missouri Indians, who inhabit the northern portion of the territory of Nebraska. Bv these treaties the Indians code to the Uni ted States all their lands, the President se lecting a place for their future homes, to which they are to remove as soon as the trea ty stipulations arc fulfilled and the necessa ry provision made. In consideration the United States pays to the Ottoes and Mis sourias $40,000 in installments running through thirty-eight years, and to 0 mahas 840,000 to be paid in installments running through forty years. Trsaty with Nicaragua. Tho Wash ington correspondent of the New York Jour nal of Commerce states that Mr. Borland, our Minister in Central America has sent homo a Treaty, by the hands of the Secre tary of the Legation, Mr. Beelan, nude with Nicaragua. The Treaty provides that the United States shall recognize as establish ed, the boundaries of Nicaragua, and in cludes tho Mosquito country within her limits. The United Sta'cs Government is thus made to guaranty the disputed claim of Nicaragua, to the country of the Mosqui to Indians. The object of this treaty is of course, to place the U. S. Government in a hostile position towards the tiovernment of Great Britain on this question, in pursu ance of the policy adopted by Mr. Squier, while ho was Minister to Nicaragua. j-Hon. Robert Grrenhow, associate law atrcntof the United States before the U. S. land Commission in California, whose death at San Francisco wo record ed yesterday, was 54 year? of age, and leaves a wite and four children in Wash ington, D. C. He' was a man of great in dustry and varied attainments. Ho was employed for many years in Washington as a government translator, and his thor ough knowledge of history and statistics were ottcn called into service bv tho secre- tarics and hiu-h officials. He was the au. thor of "A History of Or nia) a valuable octavo; eson and Califor- and he had nearly completed another work, a History of tho States bordering on the, Gulf of Mexico. He was a native of Richmond Va. He died from injuries received from a fall. jCiTSevcnlcen Indians, in full costume, were striding through our principle streets on Saturday morning. They are the chiefs and the head men of the Kickapoe. Sac and Foxes of Missouri and Iowa tiibes of In dians. They were in charge of Major D. Vanderalice, and on their way to Washing ton, with power to sell a part or the whole of their land to the United states. The lands occupied by these tribes are within the boundary designated as the Kansas Territory.-- Cin. Com. .atSTTho Supreme Court of Illinois has decided that the character of Brough's Ter ra Haute and St. Louis railroad is legal. .LANCASTER, yTho Cincinna'ti, Wilmington and Zanesville Railroad i finished now and in operation from Lancaster to Cincinnati. This road was commenced, has progressed, and is dostinod to be finished with greater energy, success and rapidity, tlutn any road of which wo havo knowledge. It is but a year or two, seemingly, since wo "travelled" over a greater portion of this : distance, in mid-summer, when it was emphatically s mud road alo'ur horw coach with three or four passengers travelling four ' miles in five hours, or perhaps'a little more " J ' ; ' Now happy chango has taken place-tho almost level beo-line stretch from Wilming ton to Lancaster is spanned by a continu ous iron band almost as straight as an ar row enabling tha ditizons of. Cincinnati whon wer.rid with business, . iu tha hot days of summer; to nksa into most rl- Ughtful, pUturesqe, anc healthy cWry-. """run, wiieie uiu roau joins me vil lages of Clarksburg, Wilmington, Sabina, Washington, Circilevillo and . Lancaster, the two latter being young cities. Por tsmouth Repub. iCiTln our report of the 'proceedings of the City Council of Monday night, we had Mr. Bovino (o say that the motion of Mr. Shaffer to have day insted of night sessions was not a wise one. It should have read "the argument of Mr. Sh.skfer is not a good one." Mr. Bovi.vo refer red to the argument on the ordiuance in relation to the paving of Columbus tlreet. Mr. Bovino remarked that tho argument of Mr.Sn.EFFER in relation to thewwtlieordin. ance was passed was not wise, and that an error was as likely to occur in an ordin ance passed at 2 o'clock in the afternoon as at 8 o'clock at niirht. Returned. We ask pardon for not notic ing at an earlier date, the return from Cal ifornia, of our friend Thomas Sturoeon, who left this city upwards of a year ago in company with Samuel Crim with a fine lot of horses for the California market. We understand that Mr. Stur3eon was very successful in the gold region and re turns richly rewarded. " A Whole Familv Poisoned. On Sun day last Mr. Yarborougli, residing in the county of hanovcr, Va., and his whole fam- ly, consisting of a wife and several children were taken violently ill after dinner. It was subsequently ascertained that they had been poisoned, aud their servant woman, who also pretended to be sick, was immedi ately suspected. The family, at last ac counts, were in a precarious condition. if STGeo. L. Eckert's Furniture rooms are well filled witli a choice variety of tho very best quality of furniture. Ho always keeps on hand an extensive assortment, fin ished in beautiful stylo. Seo that you give him a call. JI3?"0ur young firiend, Noble Rouinson, has removed his shoo store to the room for merly occupied by Jno. McElrov, a few doors West of tho Hocking Valley Bank. His stock is largo and of tho very best qual ity. Turks Island. Advices from turks Is land to April 8, state that the export of Salt for the last week amounts to 1 1,892 bushels and the rakings for the same period to about 22,000 bushels; so that the present stock on hand may be put down at above 70,000 bu. Price 20 cents, and falling. Export duty cent. Lalqiiino in Church. Tho Rev. Hen ry Ward Beechor, as wo learn from a New York paper, a few Sabbaths einoo told his congregation that "he liked to see them laugh; ho did not think there was any more harm in smiling in church than in ono's own pri vate parlor." Frost in Florida. There was a sevoro fro3t in Florida on the 1 8th instant. In the vicinity of Newmansvillo ice was formed, audit is thought that tho growiug Sea-Island cotton crop has been seriously affect ed, if not destroyed. Captcrb of Two Whales. Tho schooner Union, of whilo cruising off that port on Friday last suceeded in capturing Iwo in-back whales. They were both killod by bomblauccs. jlSrLawrenco Richardson, a carpenter by trade, was shot dead in a bar-room' at Savanah, on Sunday night. A man nam ed Roberts, charged with the deed, ha! been arrested. . J9Tho amount of claims against Mexi co nica in ine cutceucpartmeni is.cxcius.ve of that rising under tho Oaray grant about $6,000,000. J&TThe reports aro that British sailors in the Baltic are as much given to drunken ness as the army in Flanders were to swearing- 3TS. D. Marshall, who was major of the third regiment of Illinois volunteers in the Mexican war, is dead. 5rTb.c postoffice at Jackson, Miss, was recently robbed of a large sum of money by its former clerk, who is under arrest. A Shoemaker, named Wetlock, commit ted suicide in Zanesville, on Monday morn ing, by shooting himself with a pistol. OHIO. l My MORNING, MAY 1 , 1854 Friday r Regies AT! er$ Read you tho letter of r. into the Legiv tax-payers of i lesson; from v West Tax-Puy i.W publish below Mr. West, sent m which tho an read a fruitful they can form tome idea of the inco -v:ttficy, dishonesty, mis management, oftln-ir public servants. 'At the close of the ji ar 1 853, Mr. West recom mended an t jpropriation 0f $2500 wbich would it sufficient to "finish the ex te rior stone woi k, (except the terraco, ) and put the permanent roof on the building. " But the Comipisj-i -ucra disarranged and frustrated hisplarM, by dismisMug useful, experienced. dsspeiwJbhj hands and replaced them ro!iticrfavorites. and the result, as st.i vthehlute JounM as I "tbat the 2W$i v'v re r. -.. nd, r lie anuunt (f tuork lU,uiUud- it not done, and, what is more, 'we artf informed by ' compe tent judges (not by the architect, for he has gone East) that it will take from seventy-five to eighty thousand dollars to bring the work forward to the state prom ised when the appropriation was granted." Tax -payers of old Fairfield, are you ready to pay your proportion of $80,000 every two years to the plunderers of tho public money who have tho new State House under their supervision? Aro you ready to endorse tho profligacy and corruption of the arrant demagogues calling themselves Demo crats? Read the following letter and ans wer for yourselves: CoLCMnts, April 18, 1854. Gentlemen. When you expressed a wish that I should continue to be architect of the new State House, I understood from the President of tho Board that it was the intention of tho new Commissioners to per mit me to carry out my plans in such a manner as to make a good aud durable building. When I first accepted the appointment of architect in 1848, it rrt-i the understanding, usual in such cases, that I, as architect, should have the supervision of the work, and tho Commissioners then in office, deter mined to dispense with any other genera superintendent . Under my direction the work was accordingly carried on during more than four years, aud iu that time tho house was raised to the top of the pilasters, and tho whole of tho first and second stor ies vaulted with brick. It was part of the system established, for rae to report to the Commissioners at tho close of every year, the progress ai)d condition of the work," and to furnish such estimates and information as would enable the General Assembly to see what amount 5 ft x'fjucliciously expend ed tho folloj" "ay remark that, during Hi',- frk yosel every year exactliuti stono to which I had calculatecjoj,rtrl5e raised by the amount appropriate . ' At the end of the year 1851, tho wct k was in the most com pie to condition fo its most rapid and ccono mical prosecution, and I expected during tho following two sessions of 1852 and 1853, to havo been able to finish the exterior stone work, (except the terrace,) and to put the permanent roof on tho building. To ac complish this I stated that 8250,000 would bo required, and in my report at the close of the year 1851, recommended that not loss than that amount should be asked of the General Assembly, which amount has since been appropriated. The present Commissioners on coming into the office, iu .addition to the architect "thought it indispensably necessary to have one general superintendent over all the de partments." (see report 1852.) It was next thought necessary to remove, with one exception, every master mechanic- on tho building, as well as the superintendent of the stone quarry, one whose energy, intelli gence and knowledge of the courses of stone, from which I wished to have the most im portant blocks quarried, renderod invalua ble. These men, familiar with tho work under their charge, havo suddenly to give place to new hands, some unqualified, and some unwilling to perform their duties. Order, system and subordination soon came to an end. Workmen sometimes received directions from the President of the Board, and sometimes from tho architect. Of thoso given by mo, somo were obeyed, some wero disregarded, and somo were countermand ed by tho clerk, and I found that I no long er had that controlo and supervision of tho work, without which no architect can havo his plans properly carried out. ' The result of this change of system has boon to produce delay, to causo useless ex pense, and seriously to ' affect tho proper construction of tho bouse, in all of which is : 1 1 .1 .. r l. 1. ; . Providencetown,;ofthowork wuich, two years ago, I esti mated would bo completed at this time, the Eastern portico and pedimont aro not yet completed, tho third floor is not yet arched, tho cupola is not begun. To incompetence or negligence on tho part of tho architect, the public will, of course, aixriDuie an aciccis wmcn ine House may bo found to have, on its com pletion, and it is ho who will bo censured for any failure that may take plaoo from in attention to tho nature of materials, or neg lect of the proper precautions to prevent their s dy docay. j ca uot therefore, silently submit to seo things dono in a man ner at' vartanco with mv own iudffmont. and j 0 which I know must eventually bring dis credit on every on8 connected with tho house. For my own protection, therefore, I am forced to resign, for as my remon strances have been unavailing, and I find myself without the confidence and co-operation of the board, I cin no longer hope prop erly to complete the work. " I am, very respectfully, W. RUSSEL WEST. Tho Commissioners of the now State House. 3TTbe real name of the murderer of Bee be is somewhat uncertain. He has been recognized as bearing tha name of Charles bheppard, alias Morgan, ants iloora alias Jones, so eaysthe btatesman. sunn THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE- It was a cold, stormy day in the mouth of aJ nuary, that poor pale-faced, boy en tered the counting-room of a " wcaKhy mer chant, and banded him a note. The boy was shivering with "cold, while his look plainly told, how impatiently he waited for bis answer. The merchant glanced at tho note, and then in au anTy lone said to the boy: 'You may tell vonr molhe tfinl tu mimt either pay me the nioiiev orracate Uie hou, this week, for I will wait no longer.', -My mother is sick, Mr. Eentiey, and I wibii yuu wouiu wan ona woek longer.' 'I have waited lonJ enough' "said the hard-hearted merchant, 'and if she does not pay the rent, she will be compelled to leave the house.' . , With tears in his "eyes, the little fallow left tho place, aud regardless of the storm,' ho hurried on towards a clothing establish ment, where be was employed as su errand f, and juntas. W waWu vo .enter the shop, a hand was laid upon hi arm,' land as he turned round he recognized ayoun" man whom he had seen sitting in Mr. But ley 8 counting-house. 'Are you the boy that just left Mr. Bent ley's counting-room? 'I am, sir.' 'What aro you doing here?' 'Mr. Martin navs me five dollar n.r month for doing chores about the shop.' What kind of work does your mother do?' ' 'My mother and sister make shirts fora sixpence a piece. When mother is well, we all can earn enough to purchase fuel and provisions sufficient for our comfort.' 'But how did you pay your rent before your mother was taken tick?' 'My father was a mason by trade, and he done a job of work for Mr. Beutley, and in lieu of money, betook a receipt for six month's rent.' 'Where is your father now?' 'He died last Juno, eight days after we arrived in New York; he had been in this country eighteen month, s and last spring he sent home . to London for mother aud us children having tho rooms we now occu py furnished for our reception when we ar rived.' Is five dollar all vour mother owes Mr. Bentley?' 'His, sir. 'Here, my boy, tako this money, and go to the counting-room and pay your rent. Tell Mr. Bentley it was loaned you by a friend without telling who I am or where you have seen me; and if you are as good a boy a9 1 think you are, you shall know me better hereafter." Before the boy had time , to express his heartfelt gratitude, the stranger was gone; and with a light heart ho retraced his siepsU:m tw .i. ,.i .,. o1, - to the couutini;-room and took a receipt for .u 1. 1 1 j mo muiiev. iiieu ne uounuoa uway to wards home to relate his good fortune to his mother and sister. They all. thanked God, nnd blessed the strancrer over nnd over ajrain before tfiev seated themselves at the table to partake of the scanty meal which Lucy had prepared for them. Scarcely were they done eating when a loud tap was heard at the outer door, and in a moment more the stranger stood beforo them. 'Mother this is the gentleman who gave me the money topay the rent,' said Henry at the same time handing him a chair. 'Thauk you,' said the stranger; 'I . have no time to sit; I merely called to know if your sister would hem a half-dozen hand kerchiefs for me. 'Most certainly?' said Mrs. Willard, wo will do everything in our power to recom pense you for the kindness you have shown us. JUay I ask your naipe and where we shall send the work when it is done?' 'My name is of little consequence, and when the handkerchiefs aro done I will call here and get them good night my friend, hope to nnd your health much improved when I call again.' Every day for two weeks a small basket of provisions was brought to the door, di rected to Mrs. Willard and when she ques tioned the boy that brought them, his only answer was 'they're given lo you by a friend.' Three weeks had passed nnd their dream was brok n by the entrance of the stranger., When Lucy handed him the handkcrciiieis ho gave her a dollar. 'We cannot take this money,' said Mrs. Willard, 'you have been so kind to us.' 'Take it, my good woman it will pay your week's rent; and I have some shirts that I would like you to make if you are able.' On the following day ho brought the shirts, and from that time forth ho became a frequent visitor. He would often spend a whole evening in teaching Henry and Lucy lessons in arithmetic and grammer, which they had not previously had a chance to learn. 'My dear children,' said Mrs. Willard, one evening after the stranger had left them, '1 am sorry that so much otyour happiness depends upon tho visits of one we do not know; it is strange that we cannot learn his name and I sometimes fear that his in tentions are not 60 honest as wo have imag ined.' 'Do not misjudge him, mother,' said Lu cy, 'for I am pleased with his company.and r believe that he is a christian.' 'Mother is afraid that ho will run off with ourlittlo botuty,' said Henry, laughing. No, I do not believe that Lucy would, intentionally, do anything wrong, but Sn'an is transformed into an angel of light; there - fore, we should ever bo on our guard lest we should be deceived bv shinin" colors. I It is now nearly a year since our first ac quaintance with him and yet his name and history is a perfect riddle.' Another evening came, and the young man was again seated with the little family engaged in conversation, when tho land lord entered the house to collect his rent. When he received his money he enquired if his son had been there that evening. 'He had not I never 6aw your son to my knowledge,' said Mrs. Willard. 'A friend told me not five minutes since, that ho was in this house.' 'I am here,' said the youny man. step ping to the door, tut Mrs. Willard was not aware that my name is Bentley.' - vummjijIj W W Uh He wished her irdvni'fht. savini thatli. would te her again soon. You will not nee her again,' taid the en raged fatier, "and Mrs. WUlard can look out I it another house as toon as conven ient' - . ., - Tho father and son left the( place and walked borne in jilence; when they were seated in thtir own sitting room the old man trembling with ragc.-demiwded an ex planation of bw son's conduct. " 'Charles, I am told thai you iutend to degrade youm-lf and family, by marrying that foreign pauper." I intend to marrr Lncv Willard vith her consent,' said iCharle. 'You will lidt marry her unlew you for feit your claim on my' properly, for my bouse shall w longer afford a home to a dibedient child.' . r - ' 'I think I ani capable of being niy own judge and white I have my health and my han!g to work I will never have a heartlt. jwomtm ti jMiHry dollar" -V. -. : 4 yu per-n marrying UuU girl, you will leave my house forever. ' :. He did lea ve the house that night, and went to a friend, where he en'jzm:d com fortable tenement for Mm. WiJlard, and as everything else was rculed to their satis faction, Charles and Lucy were married, ana unarles obtained a situation in a whole sale establishment, where he spent eighteen months without xchanging a word with his fi'.herorany of the famil v. One morning a clerk informed him that a gentleman 111 the coun'in'r-room n. il.pl to see him; when l.e opened the door he was surprised to find his father, bowed down with grief and sorrow. Charles, you arc my son, and I know of no one mo:e worthy my confidence. I came here to ak your advice; my creditors have seized everything I posses, even the fur niture in my house, and I know not what to do or where to go.' Be composed, father, I will do all I can for your comfort, and the restoration of your property. Go home with me and get some dinner, aud I will ecc what I can do for you.' When they entered the house, Lucy and her mother cordially welcomed Mr. Bentley to their home, and Charles amused the baby while the women prepared dinner. Scarce ly were they seated at tabic, when Henry valked into the room, with au open letter in his band. 'Good news this morning,' Charles. What is it, Henry?' Our Uncle Ford, the miser, has died, and left a hundred thousand pounds in the Bink of England, to be divided between Lucv and mvsdf.' Good news, indtcd,' replied Lucy. She then related Mr. Bentley's misfor tunes to her brother, and Henry assured t,....,i .. ,: ev. power u wiaiiuii ui uu piu uertY i property and five months la'cr, willingly gave his daugh ter to him,who,3 years previously he would have turned into the street. ruTnus h " -r- " r-j - fill" hl, PAHt Thf. M-TlV.? t.t f.. rt l.r.,1 turned. Tho-:e that were poor were made rich, while those that were rich were made poor. Mouk Infernal Machines. In the Lon don correspondence of the Xational Intelli gencer we find the following: "The Xaval and Millitarg Gazette has a dismal account of au infernal instrument of warfare in the possession of the Czar. have had rumors of it before, but it never received any specific embodiment until it was thus announced: " 'The inventor of the infernal submar ine machines, stated to be in the possession of tho Emperor of Russia, forblowingships out of water by the aid of an eclectricwire, is a Frenchman; and when ho communica ted his invention to the Russian govern ment for a cosidoration, he expressly stipu lated that in case of war between France and Russia, he should be at liberty to give his own country the beneht of the discov ery. It is further reported that on Friday last this gentleman was received at the minis try of marine, and, in the presence of M. Ducos aud a board of naval officers, ex plained the fearful means of destruction which ho claims to havo originated. The board, incredulous at first, closely examin ed the matter, and in the end were very much struck by the demonstration, and not a little alarmed. Sir Charles Nepicr, on the admission of the inventor, was already prepared for what he might have to encoun ter. A teligraphic dispatch was immedi ately sent off to warn Admiral Pnrseval Doschenes. I give tho story as I have heard it from very good authority, but of course all accounts of mysterious 'long range'destructive inventions must be receiv ed with all due caution.' " TGov. Medill has appointed James W. Taylor, of Sandusky City once famil iarly known as "Signal Taylor" to the of fice of State . Librarian. Mr. Taylor is a gentleman of fine literary taste and will or nament his official station. The Sandusky Register very properly says: We can heartily endorse tho opinion of Mr. Barney, and to congratulate the Exec utive on securing so wor;hy an officer. Mr. Taylor is a gentleman of decided liter ary taste, and will render tho State Library something more than a more depository for musty documents, and its rooms agreeable , to others than Legislators and Politicians. ityLetters from Constantinople allude to an Asiatic warrior-woman Fatime Han- em. Sho has arrived at Constantinople with six hundred horsemen as hor suit. She is an old woman of about sixty years of age, of a very withered appearance, and very like a Gipsy. As she pa-sed through the capital last week, seated 0:1 horseback like a man, thousands of people flocked to have a view of her, especiily woman. The Turkish females are quite taken aghast at this, for the East, most astonishing phe nomenon, and eagerly 'pressed forward to catch a glimpso of this adventurous o)d dame, as she cantered past them. "Mas hallah! what a woman." WHOLE NO 1491 SABBATH READING. Th Eablt Tmcsfms or Chbistiasit?. At the time when our Lord Jesus Christ appeared upon earth the church of God waa lamentably corrupt', Her best esteem ed teachers are reproached as whited sop ulchres hypocrites. Every thing like spir ituality seems to have died from the church.' and relition was at a lew ebb. when our Lord Jesus appeared as a teacher, clothed with authority and spiritual in all his teach ings. Yet the Saviour did not gather many disciple. He came unto his own and hu own received him not. Ilia complaint was I have labored in Tain and spent my strength for nought. . But a fcw followed him a few trusted that he should redeem Israel, and they looked forward to glorious days ia the church through Messiah that ' had come. Butr auddenly be was taken from them by treachery, -deli voted into tr. a hands of his enemiesboond scour,-A-"I4:r05!;d .?ri:if". '1, ' burh-it. A b,V whom now ia tha Iiau ,.f (I.- f ..tt.c..T Y . .-y, M.V WI.U1U1 ill A3 . fc ral. Tha rialnn. lirrM o...! V. The rising light sets on the Saviours tomb and darkness more gloomy settles up on the prospects of Zion. Hebaslefihisdui ciples and his instructions behind him; but what can his diciples do? May they not return to their homes? They are as sheo ! , Z Z, t P 1 C??? V poor, wc2k,i!literate fishermen. Tbey were O - - awvw va U.UUI r timid too. When their Lord was taken by the soldiers every one of them forsook him i and fled. Notwithstanding all tho orote- ! tations of fidelity the boldest man among them denitd him three times on the morn ing of his crucifixion. What could be, ex pected then, from this feeble and dispirited band? Look back over their past history. Remember how slow they had been to learn how slow to believe, how dependent up on Lord Jesus how much discouraged they were when he was laid in the "tomb, arid then ask what could these men do to spread abroad in tLe world the truth of the glorious gospel? Uetter ask, what did they do? A day or two after this, there was an excitement a mong them. Something strange had hap pened. They were no longer gloomy. They tarried in Jerusalem silent, but no longer dispirited; and every week they had their secret meetiugs and some ONE came and stood in their midst with pierced hands and wounded feet and side, and they cal led him Lord; and a few weeks afterwards they stood up fearlessly in the midst of Je- ' rusalem's crowded streets and before the multitudes assembled to celebrate the feast of Pentecost, they boldly charged the Jews with crucifying, by wicked hands, their Lord and Master they called them to re pentance for their sin in putting him to death; and they asserted that bo had risen from the dead. Forgetful of their former timidity, they preached Christ crucified, arisen, in spite of threats and scourgings and imprisonment, yea in tho very face of Ifta.U.- La tha umiiU aud in taav suoeU - i and from house to bou?e, I ' tbey ceased not to ttach and preach the gospel. Nor did they teach in vain. Nor was their preach ing confined to Jerusalem. Samaria hoard the word and there was great joy in that city. Antioch and Damascus heard the word.' It went forth leyond Judea and Galilee and Samaria. In loss than twenty years the gospel of the risen Jesus was pro claimed in the proudest cities of the civil ized world. Its teachers had seized on all the great points of influence, and were found in all the great thoroughfares of the nations. The gospel was heard to lift its voice in the very presence of Diana of the Ephesians it reclaimed many in li centious Corinth it was known and its power felt in the the very presence of the Roman Emperor. Its converts had borne it to India, Ethiopia, and perhaps to Spain. And never vainly. Wherever the cross of him that had been esteemed a crucified malefactor was proclaimed, men forgot their sacrifices, forgot their idols, forsook their temples, and gathered about that cross to bow to him who hung upon it as their Lord and Master. Whatmeaiieth all this? Is this mighty revolution the work of the fishermen of Galilee? Look for a reply, back to that hour when the disciples were asf-emblod with one accord in one place. tfernembcr that mysterious wind that shook the house, that mysterious influence that rested upon them. 1 hey went forth com missioned by the Holy Ghost! It is not by might nor by power, but by mySpirit, saith the Lord of Host. Japan. "Japan is open to tho com- . merce of the world, "is the word that comes to ns simultaneously from England, on the one hand, and from California on the oth er for it would appear a knowledge of the fact was vouchsafed these two extreme points, at about one and the same time. We had previously published a statement from a San Francisco paper, substantial!)' establishing the fact, that the Russian 1 -i squadron had made a "favorable imprest sion" upon the Japanese, which would in allr proDaDiiuy, resun in greaiaa vantages 10 me commerce of tho world, and to-day we copy an important editorial article from a London journal, not only corroborating that statement iu its most importaat par ticulars, but adding the most positive assu rances that the porta of a country hitherto a terra incognito to all the rest of the world it may be said, are in the course of another 1 2 months to be thrown open to all nations. This statement is possibly true, but as it is tho proclamation of a fact which the public mind neither here nor in England, nor anywhere else indeed in the civilized world, was prepared to receive so early, we imagine it will be received with doubts. Wo freely confess ours. Time however, will lot us know all about it soon.-V. Y.Ex. jtSTThe Rev. George L. Adams, to whom a poor widow of Heunicker, N. H., had given a power of Attorney to collect $6000 due her from the railroad as a com pensation for the loss of her husband and child ia the Norwalk catastrophe, has ab sconded with the money. itSTA man in Camden, N. J., whose bouse had several times been entered by thieves, drugged a bottle of liquor, and left it "handy." A,feW mornings after wardj, be found slapping black, follow a sleep in one of his apartment?.