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The Ohio organ, of the temperance reform. (Cincinnati, [Ohio]) 1853-1854, April 01, 1853, Image 3

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.triiD r oinai ougan-i on mm iteiiper ange reform:
, -'"lid Ifejori ialemila.
p-; -!i la tny aiVib!es 'abbuk J feriisafem, 1
-.passed, oa several occasions, through
the quarter, of tha Leper. Apart from
j the interest attached to tbU un fortunate
class of beings, (arising from the fre
" 'queiit allusions madi' to them in the
fc Scriptures,) thera la touch in their Bp-
Tearance and mo ;e of life to attract
, attention and enlist the sympathy of
. the stranger., Dirt , and , disease go
revoltingly together here; gaunt fam
a ine stalks through the; Street3f a con
stant moan suffering swells upon the
- dead fiSr,' and sin, broods darkly over
the ruin it has wrought jn that gloomy
j and ill-fated spot., .Wasted forms sit
in the' door-ways; faces covered with
white 'scales and sightless eyes Are
y turned 'upward) skeleton arms, dis
torted and 'foetid with ihe ravages of
: leprosy, are outstretched from the foul
, moving mass; and ft low howl is heard,
' ;he bowl of the stricken, for alms;
' 'almsyoh! siratiger for the love of Godl
alms to feed the inexorable destroyer!
(, alms to prolong this dreadful and hope
less misery! liook upon it, stranger,
you who walk forth in all your pride
' and strength and breathe the fresh air
of heaven; you who have never known
m what it is to be shunned by your fellow-man
as a thing unclean and ac
cursed; you who deem yourself unblest
" with all the blessings that God has
u given you upon the earth, look upott it
' and learn that there is a misery above
i all that you have conceived in gloom
j; iest hours a misery that con still be
endured; learn that even the Leper,
, With death knawing at his vitals end
Unceasing torture in his blood, bast out
X from the society of his fellow-man,
forbidden to touch in friendship or af
j feotion, the hand of the untainted,
, still struggles for life, and deems each
hour precious that keeps him, from the
,gfave-, '.V'.J
'' The Quarter of the' Lexers Is, a sad
- and impressive pldcei ' By the law of
the land, which have existed from
'"scriptural times1, they are Isolated from
:' all adtual cohtaot with their iellow-
"ineri, yet there seems tote ho "proht-
' bition to their going;but 'beyond the
" walls of Jerusalem, and begging by
;; the rpad-side;' ar the gate of ton,
on the Way to Bethlehem, 1 'saw many
',' of them sitting on 'the rocks,' their
1 hideous faces uncovered, thrusting
forth their scaly hands for alms. '1 heir
' huts' are rudely , Constructed of. earth
( and stones, seldom with pore than one
, apartment, and this is, so filthy and
'loathsome that it' seemed unfit to be
"v 'occupied by isVine! "' Here they1 love
--and propogate, whole families together,
,! without distinction of sex; and their
a, dreadful malady is perpetuated from
generation to generation, and the
a groans of the aged and the dying are
'mingled With the feeble wail 'of the
young that are brought forth branded
,Ut6t a life, of misery, , Strange and
tl mournful thoughts arise, in the con-
templation of the sad condition and
probable destiny bf these ill-fated be
s fngsi' ' Among so many, there: must
i be soma in whose breasts the power
1 1 of true love is implanted; love for wo
Tl men in its purestsense, for offspring.
for all the endearments of domestic
,J 'life which the1 untainted are incapable
"!bf feeling; yet doomed never td exer
ji'cise the affections without perpetua
te iing the curse; some too in whom there
M are. hidden powers of mind unknown,
aave,o( themselves; ambition that cor
M roder with unavailing aspirations; a
thirst for action that burns unteasingly
fJ ) within, . yet never can be assuaged: all
. the ruling passions, that are implanted
" in man1 for, gTett and nob'e purposes,
v never,' neVer' to 'give one moment's
m pleasure,: unmixed with the perpetual
-u gloom of that curse whjch dwells in
their blood. .,. , " , , ; , ,
As I plodded my way for the last
time through this den of t okening
Bights, a vision pf human, misery was
impressed Upon my mind that time
cannot effucOiii" ( passed wh'etritb a
ray of thef sun were cold and the sua
was dim; and Aereefime, out from, j,be
reeking hoveis leprous menf gaunt with
famine, and they bared their hidepu
bodies, and howled like blasts:'1 fed
women held 'Out their ' leathsome' and
accursed babes, and tow iaway I the
rags that covered them, and pointing
to the shapeless mass, shrieked lor
alms. '.All was disease, and sin J and
sorrow; wherever I went, and as I
passed on, unable td irelieve '4 "thou
sandth parf of 'the 'misery, .howling
curses followed me, and the-) Leners
crawled back into their hovels to rot
in their fijth, and die when God willed.
Lettert from Palesttnf. '"" '""
v .7
A Second Flyses.
An old man, of very acuta, physi
ognomy, answering tp the name of
Jacob Wilmot, was brought before the ,
police cburt of Philadelphia;1" His
clothes looked ad if they aiiVhC hav
been bought second . handedi; in. 4 is 1
youthful prime, fqr, they ha4 suffered
more from jthe rubs of the World tbart
:4,J u "If' ' '" 'I'-l ir
' "What business do' too11 TollW.
Wilmot." !'- .-Jni-i-..t !,
'Business?, f.None;! A; traveler.
A vagabond perhaps.', 1 ,..1, i
You are not , far .wronar:, travelers
and vagabonds are about 'the sarnie.
thing. The differehce la that this 1'it-,
ter travel Without moneys and the
former without brains,?,.,;; !,; n vdi
, ,,'Where have,ypu,trayeled?' lr:l).
'All over )ia pnnlinpni; ; .
For what purpose?' V" ",""ilU i
Observation : " hhtin
.l;what have V6 observed? on
'A little to commend, much to oen-:
sure, and v?ry much to laugh at.' :,
llumpul ; ana what jdo you com-.
.menu i, . . 1 i , 11
lit i
A handsome womart that will stav
at home; an ewquent preabhe that
will preach a short isermbniav. good
: . t .
writer that will not , write !.tooijlinucti,
and ,a fool ; who, has sfrnse enouglj to
hold his tonintel' ' ' "' '' v
y What ao you censarer
A :,maii who marries t ci for fcer
na clothinff,!a Touth wbo studies law
ortnedieina while be ba the, use of his
hands, and people who elect a drunk
ard or blockhead to office.' ' 1 If
What do' ybW latigh at?' !J J,'H
I lauirh at a matt' who expedls his'
position tor.omrnand that respect which
his personal; qualities . : and qfl)fica-
Uons do not merit.
He was dismissed.
and churlish HashanafV'1
The Rochester Temperancai'Uour-
nai, m repiy 10 an aruoie. aesqrjjotng.
thef miseries of a .wife who , had; a
churlish, indolent husband, says: .
1 . . if 1 1 1 '
w no are most 10 oiame tor sucti
husbands as the one described 'abovt?'
We verily believe that the proper lah
swer! 1s4-!lddther8.! v ,es, , mothers,
who have irone for; the nail . of water.
or dug the wood out of the snow while
ner lazy joui ui a eon iiu peea per
mitted to sit and roast his shins "'by
th fire she' has made uU ,j
ii We have lived to eee, ions, thus
brought up, becqme husbands, and, we
never knew one that did not dishonor
that rektion.'' Ahl yes, and' the boys"
who are permitted to lie m bed until
father or mother has got np andl rhado
the fire, will be savage enough to let
their wiyea dp. the, same,'' xhe only
way to manufacture decent husbands
out of stich" sous, is ,fo' the wife" to
begin ' immediately : after ' marlag,
artd, if tieed boi lie- in bed uatil she
has starved; or shamed her i husband
put of &j ,..,,.,..-, ., A ,,,,; J .
' t&k thati! ia ' Ne' Bedford who
had backed dut from I a promise1 .of
marfiagei wa ptpsecutea aad impris
qned by bis Intetided. j;XhaCjnjur(ld
fair one paid his board in iail of .two
weeks when he surrendered and' they
were married. " i "
I VZvir Titter.
Was presented on-Frulay, the 1 8th
ul; bv Jiats D. Tmtuok, Editor
of the.'jfc incinnati.il?diy nd J Poller
WiekJyt Tmit "bf a obmnlitiea of
twelve' gentlemen The iaseription
s as folldWSJ'i'.'iiM e"l ii.-tKUB
1 Wu pjiMatttefl juter&Mj Sftoraoon, ttiiif,
trfh.,JJHth, JL853. to Jmm D, Tilo, J?'.
itorUl room',Jo eommitte of twelr gen
tit, i'iUliU of itin iamortj Th la.
A iettimortialtotk Editor of ik Cincinnati
"' baity ' timeii roMlitfello etiuent.' ;i
r.'
.0!)
fv
lot ill fktrwti and manly rp)ritu;
In furroM 9 yda Imuioav tstsw ! '
' " CnrtJlMKif f, Hah 17tB, 1853.""'. !!
M; 84 N d to ,
dfelfei ol
prfesoatMioa
Vbnir fellow
litiielt, titlr ienttbioof thgret import
of fret Bopniar duestion, to the'itabilitr of
o( jrt,
Hipatmtia lMtRnnovi wsura rai mm 17 01
tke MiiUrtte4 Chrutian ijiorlit tnUt
id 10s xiuij vims, cuiuuiubu wiiu feuwta
lBteHj!iej h notieed 'yoar iefeoco of
the Cofnpeo nd High School) of Cincinnati,
with kiirh iktiiftctioa." Tb Mthalt bo be.
if Mdaaponih,A.Br;iMnISyite;s of da-
tioa, pper to qe timmupeoui tnq DDiver
.11 Ml; bW tHJs., l(t lodted' the North
Amwiosnt Uoutiiienr. vfi loo,,.iir,, poo
these boititt denioaittnidai with the more p
preh8HQo.dBger,,))i)cnt)theu: toarce it
foreign del pot io power; power which hw
furceutofte eihibi4 pttertiihig DtBpn
Um to b. principle of ..ciyil, d religiosi
liberty. Subtle, lilent, iktmaiting; too week
tovthowthe hawck!ofAeimii liber-
fonndetioRi BAd vtrveUm itMwa iollUente
tT by open ODnoiition,. lt.ietm to itp tbeir
pj mouiaing.lne mmdi 01 tne ruing generv
it of the
lion io'. 1
iti rbiigieo end political
wef joui w QKoy im domiduu 01 their
been in in ii a homoueneoni end Americin doo-
t:n(tHiiir '" Al 4Ml liCM. Su.iwe crekthr Itared
lomoeoi
wat olUicaiealpny ana omj rirairy would
leave oilr Commoe School 1 prey to the dee.
i)oiter-,Mrtbt the jewel qf the Bepoblie would
be left f ithont a protector, among thota to
whotn Wtoiifidd by )oWiceBtinMint,thde.
leae ofifS intitiioni,Md tQ whom we
look , for timelj warning of the approach of
'datagWuia Jlaidv i B n-,,:' i i A '
. Ith! TMniwt. however, our' heart hare
Uert liKattued bj Jottr hold Md todevendant
oiWej, eauor OJ ine .mciuBan uauy
Time. CoDiuitinK only the impulie of
yoai on pairicti eonietion yon ttepped
lorwarw to repel a lormidabie ana onterupa
Iciui adrerwrr of bar Common School, threw
iriir, aiide all feaf of per sun l eonieqaeneet.
and regardlet pf, tvery thing tat the public
Welfare si"-U v. in j...nt n ;, -a 11
Under then eireamitanee we, Sir, would
be unfaithful to the cffieol republican fiber
tr we wo14 do ricflenee to our own feelinti.
and injuitic to yonreelf were we to neglect
l emooay onr eonrwuon, our nuumvui ana
oar gratitude,, in a public testimonial, u evi
dence to y6a, Sir to the1 publie, and to the
worldT-thst' repqUieaM are not nngrateiui.
Plea accent. Sir. this Pitchet. a a mark
of nor peweual refcrV-ol ar unqualified
pproTSl ot, your course a an editor, ana et
pucially bf year defewe bf th American
. The fiditorol the Time replied:
Ma. CS AIEMAW AND GiNTiMIN TMl
repr
irttifyiog' yet , totally vaezfetHi tun from
so maur of my respected fellow-citizens, of all
political and religion opiiriM, and lorsoeh
purpoeftlO0gai loem narawuj iuriuu uit
memory an era of my life, to which I shall
ever litrni with prejei4elight,; wkaterer
ny betide we i my fntnr career.
r' Sa man' ihodld: look lib any higher1 reward
fht doing hi; jjotj to , hit ountry an d, to oei-,
ety, thtu the ipbroTal of hi bwh conscience;
yet itwontd shew a wiatfll eajiibility. which
IrMt is ot among my faulU, were t not to
My, that I dtf apprebrat- ot tin)Uo of
my fttiartoi! eaa beyond ,(h . power ol words
to eipres that I feel an orerw helming ene
of yourhilidfaeea, ta thus preetiug m with
this Bbttial token of ryoar tpprobation of
my feble ffefracc'bf ourrepnblieta system of
opnl r. ueritiott ' , 1 aecept hi beautiful and
eo.Uy work' of art, genllemen. I hIl pr
tdrvw it on Of my icHttri, aid transmit ir
a ao hoirloom to my ehild en- The ense is
every thinjf.W ni.i hothing; ne m
lliiitm;.(iii mowrtnlt:! 1
committee will eonrey to ch of th eontrib
bfoHs to this magnificent memoriat, mdinda-
U'fy.'my aineora hankSnd wectpt tor yonr-
tsie, Mr. lnairman ana nuvieuisu v. .
omrtltVy kid ragMd torithetgreable
manner h which. on A discharged jonr
trust, tcidT the too f!tWrin term U which
yww reiertpiuty l,abflw!') iirr- ! ;.' ; '
u JVa thonld add. thtthe pttchreontainea a
larga and heity gold pen and pencil, et with
S eoraeliiov ,wpo which W bngiaved pi
irihef.H height, and about, nine 10 dumeter.,
The pedesUl U qoarw hud rest npdn ela
t, thbowl f pbwr:ii rij;hly.
boted. and altogether finubed ia theTiehest
styl if art -i O'tWWHrtptw ogv4
the Amtricsh ' Jde, wiA two t-r-sjwrgled
baers, iburi ahib fa tl. Orb ol Daj, east
ing hi beam upon the flag of th free.
: The Piteher nt manifBetured b Kef.
E. it, D. KiNsiT. of tbi city, and doe great
credit to their kill. The euffrrlng is bead,
tifalty tieeaud.ad u front tk itavd at Mr.
PvTiaCLABia. .
Th affair wa tompleto "nrprie party,"
but the company enjoyed tbemselTe hichly.
W uprct the ong of "If v friend and 1 .ih-
h mhl ... ..in, . .
w. , 1 w m mww wfwMW j-,
A World'! $m$tw$9 .Conrention.
;.('Thefdliowing suggestion from the
NejiYrk Txihwt, Wf sfommnd to
th favorable notice of our readers.
Let the ConventioO, he 'held. '. It can
do no barm, and may result wnuch
good to the cause. We propose: the
tteyrftftiaf b'Apgqstfiettv,
"It is judiciously sboested that a
Wobid's TempkbAnc'i! CoNiKHTioif be
held in our City at some time during
the approaching Worlds s rair -sayn
August pet,.. ,)t; ,;,ir,. I j
We hope the suggestion . will Be
appropriately seconded and generally
responded to. Wa would hava bo one
n gleet his business and devote time
and means that he' can ill soaref to
this .object ; . but in eveiy ,' State,, and
almost iinl every county and consider
able township or Village, some )M tan .
be found who will naturally'be cpmfng
to our City: at some, time , during the
Pair, and wh4 will readily consent to
time bis- tisfi( so as to attend the Can
ventiori f 'due, notice thereof .be sla-
sonably gmn, . .
"We have no excessive estimate of
uj, coticede that time and etiort might
possibly be otherwise employed so-as
tir aid the Temperance cause' mdre
than by attending 'remote ' Conven-tipns-;
put we"T)elieVe a.., movement
like that conterhpUted will not dimin
ish but rather increase local exertion.
And beside, it will tend to convince
ila i4rtnKMnrr tT inliflFAtsont .iliof tltA
amef that they are determined not
to I'emit their efforts until' Alcohol is
universally recognised as a poison, and r
so8purned by all save those intent on
sulcide-V . 1 . . : , . s
Thk . Wipk. As . the vine, which
has long twined its, graceful foliage
about the oak, and has been lifted by
it Into sunshine, will, when the hardy
plant is rifled by the thunderbolt, cling
round it With, its .caressing tendrjls,
and bind up its shattered boughs-rso
it is(beautifully ordered by Providefice
that woman, who is the mere dejwn
dent and.rrnament of man' in bis
happier h6ur should be his stay and
splace when smitten .with sudden ca
lamity, winding herself into the rug
ged recesses ot his nature, tenoeriy
supporting' his drooping bead, and
binding up the broken hearts Watk-
ington Irpinp.h :.'v
'. (far A beautiful young lady having
invited a plain, elderly centlemoni to
danea With her, he was aston;sbec) at
the condescension, and believing that
she was iu love with biro, in a pres-
smo; manner desired to know why she
had selected him from the rest ol:the
company; : 'ie;cause,l'8ir,,' replied
the lady wmy husband commanded
me o select such a partner as should
not give hinv cause lor jealousy."
'jtjriady' or Wife? The (Jhi-
cage Daily Journal rather incline to
the custom of calling a . man's wife
hislady.'i It then goes on to say
4 We believe it is in the English Il4vy
that the distinction is made , among
the different "grades,'1 thu's:Tha
Middy's thihg'.'lbe LieutenaafSo
Wan' the Captain's ' 'wife and Ihe
Coinmodora,st'lady'l5.J . ,U
Sheridan gives the' following' hu-
morous denauion: insnman a ma
chine con; vCrtin potatoes intfli human
natonaV' I rtaonoa law Jtf.-f) w .r

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