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1 .:V:l!,Tr- ! J .1 ! i If! r JJL NEW SERIES VOL 2 NO.VIT. LANCASTER, OHIO, THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 3!, 1851 Whole no igoo I i III I 4 I 1 I 1 '1 I f - I : A A vs -. i ;. UUIV ' - , i . i 1.: 1UJ . v v... .1 PUBUSHKU EVKBY Til Ci'.SDAY MOKXISO X. . 'ttftUtntER. EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. OFFICE 01 Pabll Building MoalhBjut cornet of lae ruimo oquare. . - ;- ERMS 51,50 fr annum in'slvtoice. r ' ' TEKMS OF ADVERTlSlSd. ! 8owrHllr (or lemltbrao tneertlon 0,1 .80 nh-Vlfl line (or leu) tbrto tneertlon Kju-h.l.t.tfMitHuarUoo 3JkWk 6JbW Wft . On hun 3." - Two .". . Three :M0 - llM'hirtt oolnra i . 7,00 -Oaa-third. , - ,,. , Ou-haU '. I".09 oI ...,. 14.00 4.00. . , ,uo :' 13.00 . l.0O 14,80 . )M,00 . So,oo 400 t V early edvertleere b U privilege of raowtiig their atlverUaemeate. - , ypv-iiuelM Carde, not exceeding one equar will be iMxrtad, for anbMribara, ai ljM par JaJ Boot ubsertkoja wUtbacaarg4 0JO, - v- Friday Erenlng, Angvtt S, tf 4 M. f. Vuui write traa UUwild-Wba Copwajr, oitr OJlbbaway trlond, iu bera, day or tw ago, he ' told tba cblUra M IndUo legend of tba water-lily, 'bow It emma to aartbi-baareiilf lower tbat It U. One of oar fti Belgbbor wbo bappened to. ka Uateaor, vtbaaresdarad tba beautiful torj Into ran: . ' '. , i : A ata looked down (rem Hi glowing UuoMt , -, ' In theajiare-raultadibjr, And aaio "I am wear; bera) all ajleoe, , lolng aoagbt but throb and eigb... .oPardownhtthaaaUleaoraarthlaaa' ... .. Tbe red menw ebtldroa at play: i The tasoceot aon ad of tkeir earalen gloe , ; iUaoe.&dntoBtbaairaUdai'.. . .; ;;; "I wilt tpeat to tbe braro at tbetroMnell 8 re, - ' -And Mk than to let me dwaJl 'Where earthly loa may warn ray brart W'ilk iu baa en, bolytpolU" ' ; 'So they told the itar aba might at nlfht cnrao When the wood and wigwam wore Mill, And ait an the mountain, aad throw her light - ' Tbreagk the rale aod along tba hilU ' Khe cam atl trembling, but wboa aba mora Woke the blrdaaed colldren Kaln( - The itar Mt grieving and all forlorn, For aba knew that her bop wa rain. ' 'fot near rnangh yatf 1 cnn hear nd lo " Tbe red men'a eliildrea at play, But thy watte neither wishrthout;M onm) . : From the momull tuo eluae of duyi" bn they bad baralighton the tree top old, . That lulled them to aleep with lUaonx; And aha rocked, and wailed, shivered witU oold, : Impatlant the whole ulghtluBg. . At length theeblldfata awoke onee moro,' ' r And they beard Uie pine-tree aigh, r But took no heed of the wateblng Ur,' , Bjlween tbem and tba iky. , , Shd w them aklmmlng In a light canoo, - O'tthe lovely Luke below, Ittrthe tuDging, that bearlj'tenderer grow, 'How could ah make tkem know? 8h pondered aweVier ntfrjtl awajr, A nd at length whe the morning broke, . She dropM from hrfiflclfrhl with a hopolean plunge Aad aank in the eflvcr lake. Tb atar waa ahlveredt But every ray ', , , Was raught by a faithful wave! Bach Mintilluit'beam grew a inowy Cower, - ( Where abe thought to dnd a gruvul . . ' - Andwhen the red maiden, In birch canoe, - Keekalilioa for bosem and brow, - . ' The itarti oonltinl, furihe aoftly aay- -"1 atva eoaucaaal T n lovc an now!" - 8TOBI OF SISTEB MABTH.l. ; v ' FROM TIIS FKltMClk Remombor that if the hundred crownn -rtrrearaof Vent on your farm are jtxttpnid before to-morrow evoning you mst mm -oat; I hare solvent tenant ready to take .possession. So buying, ft Stern-looking -man dressed in brown,, walked quiukty out vF cottage in the pretty villago of Tlio raise, nc.tr Besangon. ' '. 0h, ir!" said a woman, following Mm 4ini clamping her hand:, 'haro pity on my jjoor huuband, who has been ill all thesura nor, and who is still '-' u r r ! should have no objection, j Madame Bigot,' said the stoward: 'but it ' does not rest with mo. My lord is now absent; but -ho will bs here to-day or to-morrow; my execounts must be all squared and ready for inspection. I am not going to loss my atituatfoa ' for your oonvenienco, Madame Bigot, so you must manage the best way you can. ,, 'Ah mo! exclaimed . the "poor, woman raising her eyes . appealingly towards Jieavon; I have , no hope then left from 'man.' . - - . He-entering the cottage, she opened a cupboard and took out a piece of, brown "bread, 'Martha,' (he said, adelrestftag a child often years old, 'there is your break -.tst, my child; I have neither m3k nor but ter to give you to-day.' 'Oh, mammal that does hot signify, bni "why do you look so sad?' ' 'Don't ask me child, but make haste to at your bread. Your aunt at Besangon Jins sent you and your brothers and sister r nice cako apiece; I wish- you to take tt hem theirs to school.' , 'Oli, thank vou, mamma; and .f you twill allow mo, I will go at onee, and keep tyty cake and my bread to eat with them when we are all together - - " tier mother gave her leave; aud Martha, with her little basket on her arm, was soon tripping gaily along the road. - It was a fine morning in October, 1847, find as little Martha went on hor way, rhe saw a vast cloud of dust advancing l'reseatir a large party of dragoons ap peared, followed bv a largo number of gxien on foot, dressed in uniform but un turned. . The htil steippod on Qie road t!ese te the fcedgo, aad, a the party passed "by her, she heard a low sigh, and saw Utat one of the prisoners of war, for such they awore, had fallen on the ground. He Vook ad as pale as death, and his eyes wore clos ed. Martha bent over him and said "What is the matter, poor man r ' The feinting soldier did not answer, but one of his comrades, who know a little Freaoh, replied, lie's dying of , hunger, like the rest of us, little girl.' " 'Dying of hungerr repeated she. And fver first impulse was to open her basket and five its contents to the prisoner; but a sud den thought checked her. ' These . cakes don't belong tome,' she said to herself. Jiowever. she took her own cake and her piece of bread and gave them to - the poor man, wbo waa now aomewnat rev i veil, and began to devour the food with the utmost eagerness. At tbe same moment several cither prisoners held out their supplicating hands; they looked so pale and thin and wretched, that tbe child eyes filled with lean. - f " . k .-. s - : "Ohl ahe thought, if my brothers snd .isters were here, Jam eertain they would ' wot grudge tneir eager to these poor peorie. ' I'm afraid momma won't be pleased; pat (hen haager is such a dreadful - thing, I igive them.' So the little grrl, who had not herself tatted anvthiitr? that dav, divided her liUlo store as tar as it would go amongst Uu prisoners. ; . I have HO more,' she said at list, in so sad a tone that the French eaptain who commanded tba detachment, and who mad been silently watching Iter. atnroahcd .'A pretty business,'' bo. said, afffCtidg severe tone, .'to give your breakfast to youreuemios. , , ... 'Enemies sir!' exclaimed Martha, ,,'they are poor hungry people. - " v ' :" 'Yes, but they are English; and tlio Eng lish are the eoemies of France.' - , ; . ' , .': -Sir, I never thought whether they were enemies or not whoa 1 saw them sunenng. Tlio offlcor took her little hand. 'Have jww vvii y vut vn tm vivumiwu J av e Tlten yu tnust be very hungry?" :. , 0h, 1 dqnt't ltfuch mind: I'm used to ' 'Does your" inbthot allow- you to want 'Oh, no, sir, my mother always gives as children r meals pciore sue takes a bit herself: 'VYhfen'I'am hungry, it is not her lault, out mine (or giving my bread away.'.;;. ;. ., .. , ... At that moment, an inferior oniocr ap- Eoached the captain to ask for orders, fad artha went away, retracing her steps to wards home; for, not havinz anything to carry to her brothers and sisters, it " would have been useless to visit wem at .school. What will my mojher say,' she thought. i will toll her the exact truth, and then I hope she will not be angry. . W ben aUUrtha entered the usually neat cottage, she was Surprised - to see the fur niture in disorder, and her' father during tlio last six months had never quitted his bed, seated, pale and taint, in an arm chair. Her mother was counting somo money in berlap, pausing now and - then to brush away the tears that filled her eyes. Oh, mamma, what is. the matter:, , Wo am mined.' rerjlied her mother, 'and will have in future to bog our bread.' ' Tho cmld threw hor arms round the poor woman's nock, and exclaimed, 'Oh, no, mamma, I'll work for you!'. ; ' ' i Poor child!' said Madamo Bigot, sor rowfully, looking at her daughter's slight delicate frame.' But, mamma, how has all this happen ed?' . 'Wo owe my lord do Varcnno ono hun dred crowns for rent, all that we possess would not pay it, and his Stewart told us this moruinsr that we must givo up the farm.' 'Instead of ttlkins to that cliilJ, Catha rine,, said her husband, peevislily, 'you ouht to cook the dinner.' The dinner is both cioked and ca'cn, dear,' said his wife, gently; "did not I give yon your soup just now?' ,.,.;.. lint your dinner and the children s! All, they have had -some- nice cakes which my sister Bont tbcrfc; and as or we, my heart is too full lo cat.' roor little Alartha turned so palo, and trembled so visibly, that her father re marked it, and said, 'I'll answer for it, she has, as usual, given her breakfast away to somo poor fersou.' . 'Mamma papa don't bo angry, the child, btirfttinrr into tears; but I aniti met .:, some poor prisoners on the road; lliev Recmcd to be dyhtg f hunger, and you know that God convmfrnd8 us to feed the hungry, so 1 could not lielp giving them all the cikes.' . JJauchty child!' cried her ' mother, an- gry at the thought of what her children might suffer; 'how dared you give away all that you had?' . ; . 'God feeds the little tarda raollior, and He will n;l let tt$ want,' said Martha, in a tonoofsuch gentle persuasion that - Mad ame Bigret was quite softened, and said: Woll, well, I havo enough for ye nil to- day'-And, giving the child a bowl of veg etable soup, Uiickend with barley,', she re marked that her mother bad kept none for herself, and t ccordingly 6aid: 'Mamma, yon don't eat.' I can t cliilu. Mamma,' said Martha, after a pause, 'will you permit me to go out for two hours?' 'Whither do you want to go"'. . "Please don't ask until I rcturu.'r 'Lot her go if slie wislrosit, said her father; 'I dars say thore are sowre poor sick porsons she wants to visit; Kiss mc, Martha; you are a kind child, and Mod will bless you. . r ,(iood morninir oimonne said Harnvt,s she approached a cottage' door where in old woman was bitting. 'And good morning toyou.Martha Biget,' you look tired, little one. Come in and rest yourself. ; Have you far to go? lo the castlo, dame.' 'Ah, you want to see the bonfires that are to be lighted in honor of my lord's re turn. - . -. . . .; Then he is arrived?' said the child dfapjaag her hands; tun m glad, glad ht I want t speak to him.' ...l be out woman .burst out laitehintr. lt won't be rerj ey for a poor child like vou lo tret a speech of him to-dav.' ' 'J . . W hat a hall I dor said Martha.despond- 'Is your business very pressing? "VD, indeed it is, diune. But who are those two children coming towards us V how beautifully they are dressed!' - 'They are my foster children, Martha the son and daughter of Lord de Varenne, The moment they return from town, they run to see their okl nurse.. Darling!' she exclaimed, extending ber arms to receive a boy of ten and a girl of about a year old er.;.. ;;..'.,;.,; ; ; . . ; .; . . .;: 'Have yon made hot cake for us noise? asked the little boy throwing his arms a- 'Look at the beautiful scarf that papa has 41 ea .m . . - given roc. saia uie nuie girl, spreading out on Dame Simonne'a knees a silken scarf. splendidly embroidered with silver and seed pearls. Is it not lovely? Papa says it cost n hundred crowns. - . Martha, who had hid herself bashfaJIv behind - nurse's chair ventured to glance at the ecarL : . A hundred crowns! thoaght 6he, 'just what my fathet owes.' And she thought eadly how hppy the turn which that piece of useless Gnery bad cost would have made her parents, - . . 'lloW melancholy , that girl looks? said thayouHg lady remarking. Martha's Tres enco for tli first time.. , ., . She wants -very, much to speak to your father, Mademosello Marie said her nursov - - j ,-y 'To papa?. That won't be difficult. ; He is quite near, for he walked hither with us. Papa! papal Cy prion; do you call, for your, voice ia stronger than mine papal' she continued, addressing an officer, who advanoed, talking to an elderly man,, dress ed in brown, 'here is a little girl who Wants to speak to you.' ' Marie presented her to her father,. ... ,, . Poor Martha, she had arranged a- little speech iu her head, which , was to have commenced with 'My lord have pity onust' But whon she found. r.rself standing be fore him, alte blawhedaiid tremblcd,aud could not utter a single word.; -.. i , i Meantime, Lord Varonha looied at her closely, and exehvimed: 'Tis the little damsel of Uie caket! : What doyou wish me to do for you, dear child?' he asked smiling kindly, 'Do you want some more cakes to give to tho prisoners?' - Ah, no, my lord.it was someuiing quite different-' f , Well, jnr child, apeak, don't be afraid. I saw you this morning perform an action, which i would eive the best farm in my possession to have seen dono by Marie. I looked for you' afterwnrds, but you were gone,; Come, hold up your head end spent freely If what you want bo in my poWvr to bestow, I promise now not to re fuse her who this morning went without ber breakfast to food tho hungry prison ers.' r. . At these kind words Martha fell on her knees, and clasping her hands exclaimod: 'Oh, my lather and my mother! you wilt be saVfidl My lord,' sho continued, my father owtjs you a hundred crowns he cannot pay it on account of tho hail, and the ram, and ' Bluff and monsenso!' interrupted the man in brown. t 'My lord, if you listen to all that your tenants choose to tell you, you will find that the hail, or tho rain, or tbe sun, wHl al ways prevent them paying their rent. '"Silencer W. iiubois,' said bis master, sternly. 'If this little girl assures roe that her fiilliei cannot pay, L fully believe her. The paronu who have brought her np, must be woru'iy people. Stand up, my child: go home, wnd tell your father , and mother not to be uneasy. I will go to see them to-morrow. Meantime, here is some thing to replenish your basket of cakes.' And Lordue Varcnno put into Martha's trembling bauds a purse nearly filled with silver. The child felt as if she was dreaming. 'la it mine all mine?' she said. And her friend having assured hor that it was, she scaiwly waited to thank and bless him, but darted o If homewards at full Mced. Oat of breath, sho rushed into tlio collage, threw tho purse into her mother's lap, and ex claiming: 'Take this: my lord will come himself to-morrowf fell warly faiutiiig on the ground. She soon, however, re covered; nd in her parent's thanks and blessings found a swvot recompense for her condnct. Such is ono of the anecdotes which a French writer has related of the carJv life of Martha Biget, whoso subsequent career of benevolence corresponds with Uie prom- iso other childhood. During the bloody scene of the French Revolution, sho lived at Besangon and her house was a place of rofomj for old or sick people and children. 'She lived on browu bread and milk, iu or- dor to have more to give away. On the 22d of March 1 800, a fi re broke out in a small village near Besangon. Sinter Mar. thafas sire w oomnionlv called hasten ed to the spot, and did what sho could to bring aid to the Batterers. . A cottage, in habited by a wobwu and two orphau chil dren of whom she had charge, burned So rapidly, that despite of Martha's tears and 1 on treaties, no one would venture to enter it Sho offered cvcrvlhinsr as a bribe, but in vain. At length, feeble woman as sho was, she rushed ncrsclf into the burning ruin, aud, aided no doubt by the Divineas- sisiancp on which sho relied, succeeded in rescuing the three helpless inmates. On another occasion, in 1807, while occupied in gathering medical herbs on tbe bank or the river Doubs, she heard a loud splash near ber; it was a child of nine years old, the son of a poor shepherd, who had fallen into the water. Martha, without knowing how to swim, jumped in and succeeded in rescuing the drowning child. Prisoners of war always excited her most active sympathy. Thcro was at Besangon a sort of depot, of sick and wounded prisoners. belonging to almost every country in Eu rope. Martha worked for them, begged for them, and nursed them in their illness. Many a stout fellow was through her kind offices, restored to tins friends who went for bwntrn the banlts of the Tagus, the Oder, or tbe Volga. - During the years 1813 and l 814,Frnnce was desolated by the horrors of war. Bister Martha braved all the dangers of the battle field, to carry succor to the wounded, wheth er friends or enemies. She has been seen to go to them under the . very mouth of the cannon, and after the bloodiest actions were ended, her place was in the field hos pitals. On one occasion,' in" 1814, the Duke of Qeggio met her, snd said; 'I have long been familiar to your name,, raadame; for whenever my sociers -are wounded, their first cry always is .'Where i our sis- ter Martha? Shortly afterwards she received, what to a disposition like hers, was tbe sweetest reward; she succeeded jn obtaining the pardon of poor conscript Who bad desert ed, and wbo bad been led out to be shot. Sister Martha, however, was not- left with; out worldly honors. In 1801, tbe Agri cultural Society of Besangon presented ner with a silver medal, on whioh- was inscrib ed, homtyt to virtue. In 1851, the, war minister sent her tbe decoration .of a cross; and tbe same year th Emperor of Russia sent her a gold medal. ' , The King of Prus sia caused one of his ministers,- Prince T?nrflArihrr rrt vrifA tior a Vf.te isf iVlflnlrB for the cart 6hs bad bestowed ontheeirk' aad wounded Prussian prisoners, aud the letter was accompanied by an offering of one hundred pieces of gold. The Emperor of Austria and the King of Spain seat ber decorations. On bis realoratfjn to his throne, Louis XVlI,cVirei to soe ber, and gave her a most grsuttrns Terepiion. - The famine of 1817 exhausted all the treasury of presents, which SiMer Martha had received. She (bund means however, to distribute gnHnftously to the poor, two thousand portions of soup every day.. When the return of abundance put an end to tbe sufferings of the people, and when war had given place to peace, Sister Mar tha retired to end bor days in peaceful 'Ob scurity, and died , on . the 29ih of MaiVh; 1824, aged seventy-six years. . . : . How sweet it is to contemplate a career of benevolence in contrast with a life of selHshnese, , Especially .delightful is it to do so when kindness flows front Christian principle, and is the fruit ?of love to God, the only motive which can be regarded with favor by the great searcher of hearts. Niaoaba Falls Dobsticks os a Bsti dbb. Dbab Editou : I have been to Ni agara, you know; Niagara falls big rocks, water foam, Table Rock, Indian curiosi ties, squaws moecasins, stuffed Snakes rap ids, wolves, Clifton House, Suspension Bridge, place where the water runs swift, the ladies faint, scream and get the paint washed off their faces; where the aristo cratic Indian ladies sit on the dirt and make little bags: where all the inhabitants swin dle strangers ; where tbe cars go ia a hur ry, the Waiters are impudent and al the small boys swear, , ,, - , -.- - . ' . When l came in sight of the suspension bridge, I was vividly impressed with the idea that it was somo bridge, in fact a con siderable curiosity, and, a . considerable bridge; took a glass of beer and walked up to the Falls another glass df beer and walked under the Falls; wautcd another glass of beer.could'nt get it ; walkcdaway from the Falls, wot through, mad, trium phant, victorious, humbug 1 humhnx! sir, all humbug 1 except the dabliness of everything, which is a moist cerlainry and the cupidity of everybody, which is a dia bolical fact, and the Indians and niggers everywhere, which is a Satanic truth. Another glass of beer; 'twas forthcom ing; immediately; also another, all of which I drank, I then proceeded to drink a glass of beer ; went over to the States, where I procurod n glans of beer; went up stairs, for which 1 paid a sixpence, over to Goat Island for which I disbursed twenty-five cents; hired tl guide, to v. horn 1 paid a half a dollar; eneezod four limes at nine cents a sneeze ; went up on the tower for aquarter of a dollar ftnd lookodat the Falls didn't fcclsubliniean'fttricd butcouldn'l; took some beet and tried araith but fail ed ; drank a glass of beer ami began to feel better; thought the waters Were sent for, and were on a journey to , thought the place below was one sea of beer; Was going to jump down and gutsotnc, guide- beldBre sent over to tbe hotel to get a glass of beer while 1 tried to write some poetry ; results as follows: - O thou (i-pray in one eye) awful (small lobster in right shoe) sublime (both feet wet) masterpiece of fiimmenV, what u lie), the Almighty, terrible and majestic art thou in tho tremendous might awful (on ml to behold, (cramp in my right shoulder), gigantic hugo and nice. Oli, that thou tumbiest down, and rit-elh up again in misty majesty to heaven ; thou glorious parent of a thousand rainbows ; what a huge, grand, awful, terrible, tre mendous, infinite old swindling humbug you are ; what are you doing thero, you rapids -you know you've tumbled over the rocks and can t get up again to save your puny existence ; you make a great fuss, don t you I . Man came back with the beer, drank it to the last drop, and wished there had been a gallon more--walked out on a rock to tho edge J woman on shore very much frightened; I told her not to get excited if I fell over, as I wouM sted right up again; it would not be much of a fall any how; got a glass of beer of a man, another of a woman, anotlier of two small boys witn a pail fifteen minutes elarsed when I pur chased some more of an ludian woman and imbibed it through a straw; it was'nt good had to get a glass of beer to take the taste out of my mouth; legs began to tan -o-la un: effect of tho snrav in mv eves-- got hungry and 'wanted something to cat; went into the eating house, caiiea ior n plato of beans; when the plate brought the waiter in his hand I took it, hung up my beef and beaas on a nail, eat my bat, paid a dollar to a nigger, and sided out on the step walk; bought boy of a glass of dog With a small beer and a neck on his tail, with collar with a spot on the end ; got some water in a tin cup, drank the cup, placed tbe soda on the counter, and paid for the money full of pocket; very bad head ache; rubbed It against the lamp post and then stumped along, station house caoe along and said if I did't go straight he'd take me lo the watchman ; tried to oblige the station house very civil station house, very; met a baby with an Irish woman and a wheelbarrow in it, could't get out of the way, she weuld't walk on tbe side walk, but insisted on going on both sides of the street at once; tried to walk between her; consequence collision awful ; knocked out the wheelbarrow's nose, broke the Irish woman all to pieces,' baby loose, courthouse handy, took me to the Constable, jnry eat on me, and the jail said the magistrate must take me to tbe constable; objected; the dungeon put toe into the darkest con stable in. the city; got out, and here I am prepared to stkk to my original opinion Niagara unus humbug! Bon tkeelni, ton indignus admiralooni. ' -'J '' ' ' - Yours unquestionably; - 1 Q. R. Philandbb DoBs-ncks, P. B. r&.Close not your hearts against the pleadings of wast. .To-day you may be surrounded with wealth and affluence i to morrow's sun may rise and find you a beg gar a suppliant for charity from those. perchance, vou have derided. Be charita ble, therefore, unto your fellow man. 3T!To man esn avoid his own compa ny, so he tad better make it as good a possible. ' . . waiTine at1 Tilt: rti,c. ' ' "" IS " wiad tH U' blottom,' : . Whort4.tr,M4SMlnwtM, , "UMII r Mf4 aaMri, . Wiiung at lb aula.'-' BaUergUa uaoeg tfc eto, . -,'' ' .. BaU'ir (Hide ; ifce.whil ' , BthfajatkMathw r.eue. . ' .. , u Waiting n (Ha sttle. ' " l tbe b4(tln roe i Woamrng,' '- - v- ia.paing ri4 witot4zll-. . j rorUiight-,itartMrfieaber, ' ''' taiim,(hj avle. & ;. Cml"te, l&m Uk kilt -M - :ltfcrf,Htfet!T.4ile, ' ' " ' , Bt aba bean a vllr awr, . V" alung at Ok elite. ' :j Fovarooaaifphreak, tb atlrlofflu: ' A4 tfce dMwetaod ikIhiiK - .- lib fca teamed life'aUao moaatng "' - ' -- Waltiag ai th autn,, -s .' Twi SScaievataM: - -. ' ...X sa car asn thus stout, 'j -: . mbjaad Uitwlvvd away the tear of want, . . The bearrAbai molted at aantkWa woe, WaraBU aad bleaamgafulluw bim." , :-.-! j, Davia Wstl'.worth had th kmiest of hearta. ; There was iicith-r iricte or bound to bis berM-voktncc, except inability. And bappy waa any man who had a tithe of the prayers that wore daily sent up for the wel fare of my friend, by the wretched and unj fortunate whom his band had relieved. I speak of prayers, for it was the only reward he sought, and of course the only reward he received; I mean here, but I forgot.- - - i. r : .- , David Was paying his attention to an exj ccllorit young lady of his own city. She was wealthy, beatitirut and m'&Mh nibbed. and eonseqUently ha J many suitor. A- mong Uiem were rich and nobler ( iu ex traction, 1 mean,) -and handsomer men than David: iu import, there Was a kind of straight-forwardness about my frtend that tfiuld carry him somewhere near the heart of his ruscerned mistress, even If an emper or had been his rival. The young lad v hit upon a project to put the character of tier lovers to the lost. She had come across a poor widow in distress, in one of her excursions, and the idea struck her that it would be a good oppor tunity fo ascertain the stuff ihather lover's hearts were made of. Letters were forth with directed, setting forth the woman's state, and forwarded to the different gen tlemen, in the name of the w idow, and re questing assistance. ,T ho first was a lecture on idleness, be ginning and concluding with the informa tion that tlio writer was not accustomed to give lo (hose ho d'd not know.' This was from $10,000 a year! 'The second advised her to apply to some of the benev olent societies, whose business iv was lo re lieve those who were truly in wan'. This was from ono who had taken a leading pari in several charilablo a."5ucia'Jniis, and whose pharisaical liberality had lx-en bla zoned in the Gazelle.. The lady thought that, interested-as he was in those institu tions, he displayed a cimn.-ndnble roluc- tunuo about taking business out of their hands. A third, from a good-hearlcd and generous kind of fellow, enclosed Iter a bve dollar bill, with ins compliments, sev eral took Uo notice of tho gooi Human V petition. . ... . nut there was another answer winch tho !adv read Willi far different feelings. ' It was from David front f 800 .1 year and I need not say, like himself, kind and con- sol i n s pok cofthowritnr'snarrownieans and also of tho principle he had adopted, of never giving unless persuaded by the Worthiness of thu Object, and concluding by requesting an interflow, 'If, said ho, 1 find mVselt nnaild lo afford the assis tance required, 1 may be of service in in teresting others in youf behalf.'' Nor was this itiwe profession; for it was but a week before the widow found herself comfortably located, and engaged in a thri ving business, and Carried on by the aid of his frierida. Arid all this was carried on in gendiho Scriptttre styb-1 there was no sounding of trumpets; and the right hand knew not the doings of the left. 13 ut hu lady love was a silent observer of his con duct, And he received it! arty a kind glance from this quarter, of Which he little tut poctcd the cause. She began to think the homage of asplrit like his was not to be de spised, and sho felt something tike the pal pitation of the heart, as she questioned her self respecting his intentions. V , ' Much was the tram or thought, which, one evening, as is often the case, waa inter rupted by a call from tho very person who had been its canso. Hoilr after hour pass ed by that night, and still David lingered. He could not tear himsell away. . bhe is a most fascinating creature, thought he, and as good as she is beautiful. Can she eVer bo mine? . And a cloud came over his fine features, and be sat for a moment in silence. ' This suspense must be ended," said he to himself as the clock struck eleven. "You will certainly think me insuffera bly tedious," said he, with a faint smile, but 1 have been so pleasantly engaged as to take no note of time. And the sin of tres pass upon the rules of good breeding must ie at your door. Besides, I have length ened the visit," he continued after a pause, "under me spprencnsion mat, as it nas been tlie happiest, it might also be the lost t shall be my good fortune to enjoy with MifsII." The lady looked at him with some sur prise. "JN.ay, ' said be, "the matter rests with yourself. ' Will you forgive my presump tion? 1 know that others mote worthy ot you, at least nobler and wealthier, and higher in the world's esteem, are striving for tbe honor ot your hand. And yet 1 cannot Testrain myself from making an avowal, which, though it msy te futile, is yet but A deserved tribute to your worth." And pe popped the question. The lady did not swoon, turn pale. Uui a Bush of gratification passed over be face. and lighted her eye for a moment. bhe frankly gave him. ber hand, and looked up archely in his fare "the friend of the fatherless and the widow," said she, (Daiid blushed,) "cannot fail to make a constant unr ant m vtmhy kutoani." jCT-ibackarr says, , that a woman s heart is just like a litbograpber'sstone,and that what is once written upon it can't be rubbed out. This is so. Let an heiress once fix her affections on a stable boy, aod all the preaching' in the world will, not get her thoughts above oat-boxesand cur ry-combs. 4 MioBincsrr IUiiboad Ewrsataiaa. The plan fot a railroad from Cranberry, in Franoe, to Turin,' the cspiur rf Pied mont; Uawersiwg the A Wr a ran), cat through Mouat Cohio, it one of tb mom gigantic schciues ,yst devised by modern Mtgjncwra, and the public Bill bo interest ed in a rnore exact aocoarit of ft, derived from the . report of Mr. Henri .Maws, by whom the Una has been surveyed for tbe Predmonlete GoternmetH; - Sunihg' front Turin, trm mad wilt as oeBd the -valley "of a sawn Mrenwi called Dora BJnna to Bardonavcbo, at the foot of the Alps. The mountain ia here some 6400 feet high, and the length of the tun no will be nearly six and a half mil,-r Tbe mountain will t perforated tit a nor UKrtvdireKim;rrytag Iherravl through to Modane, ma the Are, a smart lrwm which flows down into the lero. U. Mau proposes to bore first a central gallery, 44j foot wide, and 7 foet bigh, iTL order to prepaTe . for fenWng the cxmph.'te tunnef, whieh wi'rf be il fei Wide and 2J1 feet high. Thr) boring will bi dme by ma chines at each end, drives by wator power, which is abundant, from the many brooks that ron dowu the mouniaiu. . The grade in the tunnel will have a descent from Bar dounecho to MoJaueofCS feet 8 inches to the mile, which may bj overcome Hihwt by very heavy locomotives or by ittalkmary power at each onJ with end Wan drag ropwj if stationary piwer U Bsed Uw brook will auWd ii cheaply. )'he m,v:huos to be- us ed for the boring are devised by L Maua, and as experiment have proved, will suf fice to coaiplcui tbe excavation in from to 5 years. When the mourttaia U entire ly pierced, tho luoncl Will Vwb'41it iUelf. although tbe great depth of the rock above will Hot allow of perpendicular shafts; but while the excavation i going on, ventila tion will be provided by fita wheels driv en by the bells and shaft's that connect the boring machine with the power without. The entire cost of tho tunnel, with a dou ble track, M. Maus estimates at 13,772.000 francs, or &2,7o l.400; the whole road be estimates will cost 35,000,000 francs, or $7,000,000. .' ' :. ; .' v - Tbibctb w rue Prms. Who has ever met with a more eloquent tribute than the following to tba Press: , -'WhcB Timsrtirw had finished bund ing his pyramid of seventy thousand skulli,! and was seen alandmg at the gate of Da mascus, glittering with steel, wi'Ji h'w kit tle axe on hii shoulder, till his hosts filed ?nt to ne w victories anJ carn.-ige, the pafe looker un might have fancied that mtdre was in her dea.'h-throcs for hovue and despair had taken piastjiion of the ear.h, and tho snn of mankind seemed selling in seas of blood. Yet it might be that on that vcrygala day of Tamerlane, a little boy was playing at nine pins in the streets of Mcntz, -whose history was more important than twenty Tamer Lines The Tartar Khan with his havyy deBa of the forest, piss ed away like a whirlwinJ, to bo forgotten ; and that German arliz.ui has wrou-'ht a benefit which ta yet immeasurably eip.tnd ing itself." throughout all couutrics aod through all lime. ' What are the conquest and expeditions of Captains from. Walter the peiinile,to Napoleon Bo:i;ip-trtc, com pared to the moveable type of Jhnnes Faust? Foreign lierine.' . Tub EnbrcIih vf a' Yorfdrcf. PUs tt. Mr. E. Mcrrtun, who does np tho extra ordinary for the New York press, in an ef fusion produced under the effect of the late heat, says: ' "It will be foand by future, fon t eontiri- cd observations upon the tempertttfreoTddr atmospliere, that the great and sddden changes in temperHtUr Ata.proJvceJ bv lit tnerfrittof imrgmtthfut plantt.', Whereupon the Commercial remarks: How thankful should we be that onr lot has been dnring the youth of our planet. If its youthful energies are capable of pro ducing such Intense treat as We have experi enced during tlio' List three day, what a scorenmg lime awaits tnose who are to dwell npon it when it puts forth the ener gies of maturity. ; Alts! for the poor New Yorkers in 3854. irTlie widow of a printer in Germa ny, many years ago, while a new edition of the Bible was printing at her bouse, one night took . an opportunity of going into the office, to alter tbat sentence -of sub jection to her hdsbatld, prOrit3H6a 'tfpbn hve m Genesis chap. 3, v. 16. fihe took out the first two letters from a German word, and substituting Others in their nlacc. alterinrr the sentence TrOm "bfid ha shall bo thy iW.' to "arid ho shall be thy toot. " It is said thai her hie paid fot llM intentional erratum; Snd that sornfc secret ed copies of this edition hare been bought at high prices. Apht Faust's C-bkd abopt CurLn'REir. I believe in great rntind apples and big slices ot good plinn gingerbread tor chil dren: . ; I believe in making their clothes loose enough to enable them to eat it an. and iumn round in when thv rt thron-rli. - 1 believe in not giving away their little property, such as dolls, wr.es, balls, hoops, ana me like, without their leave. I believe in not promising them a ride, snd then forgetting all about it 1 believe in not leasiorr Uiem for amose ment, and then punishing them for tfemg 'troublesome I believe in Hot allowing Bridget and Betty to box their ears, because the pot boils over, or because their beaux did nt come the e veniAg before. ' I believe no bouse can be properly fur nished without at least a dozen children ia U. ' jfIf there be a etas of beings on earth who may properly be denominated low, it is that cuss who spend without earning, euutuiKunra uvu, u.m.u..ii, who dissipate on the earnings of their lath- ere or relatives, withmt being anything iu and -of themselves. ' .... XSTlsVe awsy the . feeling that each man must depend upon himelf...lnd be relaxes bis diligecce. Every,inan cam, into the world to do something. r'g'iiri11; " Ufb aiid DoUssv The sojourner i our City Hotel ar familiar with the mo' dest tone in which the words "New Yorb Herald," "Tiibune.'.' lms,,! "BaW mors Sun." "lnUHienm,' "Union,"; etc., fall upon their ears from a' respeetabl elderly gentleman in tba. newspaper Jin. At break of day you may find him at the Rail road Depot, with bis handle f 4bew nps of huy life." at breakfast lime b is at the hotel ready to err binge his com-) n?diii for tbe ready cath; and again, at midnight draw near you will find him pur suing the even tfKwof hw'waf , prein his safes.- Wa have observed htm for ma' y years going regularly thftngb this tout tine. Many wonder if he iVey skx-ps. -. If "eternal vigilance is the price of liberty," he ia entitled to (lie largest that may.be had. A curiosity is often; manifested Id know his history Snane say that by drni of such untiring Industry and persevere- o I e has laid up something haudaome for a 'IraiBy day." . . v .- "t3ne morning list week, sV trw Hon. Lewis D. CarnphuO, M Ohi, Was passing from the breakfast Fodta hi the 'National with his mornirtaj ifiail, this -veteran ncwsvemler met liim at tho foot of Urn tho flight of step, hear ' the' office. Hi t eye caught tho tithv 'Cincinnati Gazetto,' to n paper in Mr. C.'s hand, andr with a pecnUar exprestsir-tt, be remarked :-- ' ; , "Ah. the old Ciuoinnali Gautt!";, - Mr Campbell baited, obeerving, ".You, have it not In your package?" ' "No, bdt I took it once." ": K Mr. CAMratLt.- "Whoa?" ' ' "In 1838, when CbarliU Hammond ws-i editor, and I was in tbe firm of Carrington k Wells, wholcsalo merchants. Main UH-t Cirieinnatt!" Mr. Caupbux. "I recollect the Crnit for I Was then a printer's devit in thj Ga zette office, obJ faithfully through wintry storms carried the paper to you. . Ws arf living monuments of the 'ups and dowm', of life!" Here a strange expression pa-ised over the countenance of Wells, and Mr. 'V., foaringlbat he might awsten unpleasant re-1 moni licences in connection wiih his cbaogei of fortune, left, with "God give you suc cess; your energy deserves it r' How illustrative of the vhangos Of fickln fortune I The carrrsry v.f the Views of that day to the wholesale merchant is now a member f the American Congres,- and Uie wholesale toC'rcbanl now carried the newspapef tJ3 him ! Xaliouai Intft. .; ibw Tjmav Mrs. Slowo in ber new book, gives tho following description of the Yew tree, of which we have read ao ranch in English literature :. , - . ." Ifore id KtigLtnJ, I think they have vegcUl'lo creations rfiMe on purpose to g'f with olJ, dusly buildings, and ibis Yt tv tree is one of them." It has rwethr-r .V most coblin-lile, bowitched air, with it.-!' dusty Jblack leaves and ragged branches.' throwing themselves straight out With odd twists ttnd angular Coos, and might ptlt tt i in mind of an old raven with some of hi f-athers pullet! out, or s black cat With her" hair stroked the Wrong way, "r anV o'htr strange, nnranny thing: Betides this, they live almost forever, for when they - haiti. grown so old itvtt arlj respectable tree ouhl to be thinkingtf dying, they only take au other twist Slid so live on another hundred years. . I saw some in England seven hun dred yrrlrs old, and they had grown q-oeet-' cr every century 1" . - Chabacteo. A iHissti-p may destroy life. One sin may ruin ydiir character. Did rod ever reflect on the consequence of a single indulgence in vice? - The best men have fallen through the suggestion of ano ther. How careful you should be whitii in the freshness of your days, lest a blight' fall on you forever. If invited to places of retort, where it is difficult to decide, tski' the safe course, stay away, and save your reputation. This is S icWel of inestimable value, ton precious to be put in jeopardy. " No ma:t ever regrets (hat be kept aloof from tempt ation, anl to the dose of lifo be exprcsse. hi joy that he was saved from the path of shame, by giving a decisive negative, wheti tho voice of pleasure beckoned him on. B-J decided, 'and you are Safe ; yield and mil may be lost. VYatcb with diligence, and guard every avenue througb which sin msy reach you. In no other way will you be sure to overcome tbe world. Baaix Right. Are Vtfajiist stepping on tlio thresh hold of life?" Secure a good mor al character. - Without virtue you cannot be respected; without integrity ean never two to distinction and honor, lwi m ipoor, perhaps. No matter, poverty iv of- tener blessing than n earse.- Look at tuo 'young man who is heir to half a million . What is his stanfingT Df what use is b to the world? You must make yourself. 9" An exchsnge says, "Waterproof houses made of Gutta Percha 6laba, are now being manufactured. There is one advantage about this styl of houses an J that is, you csn bend the chimney to suit. the wind." ST The failiogs Vf r!AtT.ir rrooti -jTjmi rrfn- ttVXSSZ a wU deserving mWiall inert i toore reproaches than aThUvirtue. pra-ule: such is the force of ill-wlil and ill.-wttare. . Vower and liberty are like beat and moisTure; where they are well mixed ty -v thinff nepers; where they aro singU they are ofteV destructive. : jra-Be sloV to choose a friend, and slower to BbBB bim. timati withfew; oorn no ;nB .foi r his pov erty; nonorn rnfof bix wealth- -VmUwo havo heard in a . v longtmK. wa, tmS&V lJ, er. U, was Pf"-Jv v J.,TtJb-r day. trail nmraw m. arj-e ..--j - i - j , AwrimuHl IB Bi er w Jbr-B wfiv casually Tnabfy shut I' -srviey had .ecjmmeneeo. . - . in very i scmmcnu.- -- - t.neM LD2 theyoor "- by theiti wy at lenT Jl, J. z . r. tnam. . aa. , k eppreionpr ;;v: V v. ; iT ?v - if I wstb reA:hi?.jm r . j a bof la, yea w?ul J , M l" '