) ha nix.
BRATTLE BOUO, FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1841).
E. XAIIT, '
ino Tciciiin or
l... fl -r r. wr e i- t n f .
11V SIMEON EEEANI),
OProsiTB TI1S l'.lnK IN OCEKMAN STnttr.T,
: ft'ciV York.
JIVO. JtlJItiYHAtU Si SOX,
ASD UAftCrACTUBZHS OF
Catena ripe ana Hydraulic Rain
jmi ja operation at Aiiorvnouccv 7 -
MASUFACTL'KHB A?Ii lltlUB IS
LadieV, OsNrLEWEN's, Mints' ad Ciiimjuex'i
Roots, Shoe mill Rulibcra,
Uattt Enitdinj, nrnrlj oppotile Smith'M Stage llouu.
houses and cAitniAui:n
ol all kinds furnlilicil at abort notice.
BJ-Office on Elliot St, near tie Opelo
Ii . O . ME AD
Bttornr" nnti Counselor at SLato,
MIACTICIXO IS TUB COCXTB OP
VEIU10N1 AND NEW lUSIPSUlltE,
Commlsslonerappointed to take proof and ocknoitl.
JgrooiU olDcvds and other Instruments, to tx
recorded oruscd In the State of New York.
Agent for tho Altna and Protection Insurance Com
panies, Hartford, Conn. Injuring all kinds of
property on tlic moit reasonable terms. SI
GEOIuj E TlIO VE,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Mr. II, will attend to tlie collodion of chims and
tht management of suit in the several Courti
in Cheshire County.N. II. 31
HEN It Y CLAKK,
AotXT OP WlSDHAM COUXTT MCTtHL, FlUE
SJ) VrattltUn, J?.
Wholesale mid Retail
fpilE subscriber wonMglveno
JLtlce that be hairemored from
the Store orer C. TowifiiET &
8011, to one door North of the
Vermoxt Jlocai, where rooms
hare been fittcJ exprcaily for him
for the purpoic of carrying on it
more ex tenure Wholesale A:
I would invite All my patront, aud thoo in want of
Millinery Qood to call before purchasing elie
where, and examine my Stock, which hat been e
ltcted with flreat cara from the Maaufucturen at
tha Lot GuA pricr ud I oWl tonndcnt tJit I
can iell low as an Commission House in New
York or Boston.
Jrly Stock consists of every variety of Foreign
aome Tenr rare itjles, among which may he found !
10 Cues Super French Lacu, s
15 Common do 10 Cases Florences,
U do. rearli, 6 Coburgs, 4 Generese,
4 Jenny Llnd, Fancy Triangles,
3 Tulip llraid, S llirdli Kye, 6 Gimp,
Spanish, Triangle, Mixtures, Cordinette,
l7.n.1k TtMirnnli. nnlored. and Chin.
and others too nnmerous to mention rnkklsgthe
largest assortment cyer olTcrcd in the State,
try Laces, Edgings, Flowers, llibbons ond Em
broidery, tops, ucoa urcssci, u ""
dnce- . . , ,, ,,
Dress Mulling under charge of lu M
(SSjWm Bonndt and 7ra CloOxt constant-1
innt v )
. i i
w. w 1t nurrlirueil ono of the most oi
n.vtv.,i TVB.Biiin- Machines In the country, and se
cured the services of an experienced workman, and
I am now ready to Bleach and Frees Bonnets and
Hata to order, at ahor, v nl0ADEB
Brattleboro, April 15, 18t9.
I would return my sincere thanks to my friends
arid customers for the very liberal patronage they
have given me for the past year, and shall spare no
prtjt or expense for a f
New York and Boston
Spring and Summer Goods,
AT THE BldtfOF THE EUl TREE.
TITE have just received a very large assortment
W of OOOOS.makineourBtocktheiViroMlaud
mat dmroilt to be found in this Tlcinity, consisting
In port of
A.A Tnrith 1 lirvftrs
' 4 4 French, very dainlli
M. do Lalnes and Cashmeres
Lawns and Muslim ;
a Swiss Robes (col. fig I i
Black Silks, all widths ; l)ress do.
SHAWLS 1M OltKAT VAHIETY.
aiovos dc Hosier)'. A very large assort'
ment In this line. ,.
Web Laces, all widths ; Dotted Swiss Muilm j
rioid Swiss Mailin In patterns i
TM.t.l l MMm r!mhre Muslins :
Cord Skirls, Black Silk Edgings, Linen and Cot'
White Damask Covers. 6-4. 7-4, 8-4 )
Brown Linen " e-4,7-4,-4!
r.K Tlnn l.ln.n Rheetlnf-n. Diane rs.
Huckaback Toweling, Crash, Whitney Blankets,
Counterpanes, Moreens, sa, ate, a-c,
60 ricces Denims', 25 pieces Cottonadcs,
l'lald and Striped Linen Drills,
French " " Bro. Linens.
Broadcloths, Casalmeres and
iO Pieces Broadcloths, German, French anil Eng.
lish, all snaaes t
Silk, Satin, and Marseilles Votings, a Urge assort
Taiiobs' Tnmuixos In endless variety,
10 Bales just opened, consisting of Merrimack,
Salmon Falls, Anarvan, l'ilgriin.Hxtcr, Monadnock
uronia onu Amostcag unils, 2 titles Mick
ay On account of our purchases being large, we
can offer "grtrit fnduauwitf to the public.
TOIViVSlEY fr SONS.
April zo, iciy, so
"PLOWS, Cultivators, C. S. Manure Forks, C. S,
Shovels, and Wilder. Hoci;
Mm, .ujicriinu fiuur. A, I. onil, Ob uuc.
and Hack do., by the bag, bbl. or Mid., Mackerel,
Salmon, Halibut and Codilsh, 20 Tons Piaster
inn Hit. n . 1" m i" . t . c. T Ti
ouu Asntmrntiara Uuairs.
1. 11, CHANDLER &. CO
I'utney, April 23, 1619. 4w30
rN and I Lbl. Bags, an extra article, for sale by
ln.il.1 I. I ft' 1, t. I VT Ati
m. fH jQj .1. lAlllUtl.
cheap: cheap it
MRS. 13. IIIiVCKLiEY,
r EOS leave toiurorra the public thai the build.
JL1 ing the. hss-occuoWd U sort Mvrn months
hn teen removed one door West, and that she oc
cupies the lime, and has lust received a rich as
sortment of MI LLIN BUY GOODS of the most
genteel styles, consisting of
r LOItENCE BONNETS,
A Ysriflr of Moarninx Bonnets. Csns. Collars
and On re Clothes.
O Mrs II. would oarlieularlv aav that .he ha.
the grealeal faeilitiea lor Whitening and 1'reaalng
Bonneta on the ahorteat notice and in the most su
perior manner thai can be desired, and ahe hat
again employed Ml 83 SARQKANT to superin
tend her Dress Making, She would also uy Ihsl
her Shoo may be found a few .ten. from lb Hlan
of the Bed Bonnet.
Brallleboro, May I, 37
R. SANDS CO.'S
IN addition to their already mammoth troupe of
Equealriaei and Animals, the Proprietors orTcr,
tho present season, a scries of nosel and maguldcent
.lucruiiumenu, ir surpassing anytnin eer pre
sented to the American I'ubli.'. The Teading new
features of this catemiic Company comin of a
Jenny Lind and liomco.aiid
Ten EfcfypUan Camels,
whose ierformanccs hare Wn ihe xn.ir m A.
light of thounndi in Great Ilriiain and on the
Continent of Euroi. AUo. in ths ivriiimitnM
Or-tha laMUTnl na falKfal IT WsjmI -VallClNX'IIUttW.
lay i i y una isuccnimius,
Imported at nn enormous expense from Frnnron'i,
I'aris, and a Stud of
20 Ltliputlnu I'onies,
Including the celebrate 1 Fighting Fontta, Pear
Uckke and Toil Srnixa; the Cointc Twin Tonles,
Daxoiy and Pttiiia: the Fairy Pony Cixdkkil
Li, and the Trjtting rony, Black Diaho51.
Araonc the Performer are Mr It. SANDS and
his Children In their elegant Gymnastic Feats : Mr
W. STO UT, t!ie great Two and Four Horse Rider :
MASTKIt MAUUICC SANDS, the Jurenilel
questrian Wonder, in various acts of Equitation:
Mil H OAItDNKU, tlie celebrated Dramatic E
questrUn j MASTER J BSSE SANDS, tho Infant
Equestrian J MONS. AYMAU, in his Astonishing
itarrei i enonnancca ; uuuua.l.3, tne i opu
lar and Unsurpassed 1'erformcr on the Hying Cord ;
JIG.rEUKZ,lhe Umlralled Contortionist ; Messrs
Ml AUllltaletlUKA WrUllaVi,VUaUElAlA,V'UDll
JNG, 1VACV, J10WKNS, and a host of other Ter-
formers, all of the most approved talent in their
This Mammoth Corns will enter town on tlie
Morning of Kxhibillouat 11 o'clock, preceded by
the Sacred Egyptian Dixyo Cluiriot of UU and
Osiril, drawn by 111 Egyptian CaauU, containing
the Full Daiul attached to iba Company. Next In
order will be the Eutt India Car, to which will be
narnesscii uio i iro i-Mvnantt. loiiowcu or tlie Mag
nificent Stud of Horses, and all the numerous cost
ly and highly ornamented Vehicles belonging to
sue company. Ane ucauinuiruiry tiirrwf, arawn
by 20 Ltlliuatkm Paniex I driven in hand, will brinz
h. . ,.t ,.a i,ni. .k. .
seiay of which surpasses any thingn hich language
Master of the Arena. Cacu J. A. Decamp E-
qacstrian Director, Mr W. btout. Treasurer, Mr
J. W. Foshay. Clowns, Fenlland &. Aymar, both
distlnguiahed above all others In tlie country for
their wit and jovla ity, and unsurpaased by any In
the world for Ihclr genuine and unexceptionable
07" This Immense and truly marmincent Estab
lishment will be opened at Brattleboro, on Monday,
May 21st, for one day only.
Price of admission, 2S rents without distinction
of age. Doors open at U and C, Performances
commence at 2 and 7 1 . M.
milE subscribers have this dar formed a ropart-
X nereblp in business under the nrtn of Joxca &
USTEnnnooK. ivju. ii..iua.D,
West Dover, April 16, 1849.
MAY 1ST. 1849.
TONES cfc ESTEMDB.00K are now receiving
C at their new and splendid
Entiles' nml Gentlemen's MHoon,
at West Dover, the largest and best assortment of
liUUUs ever oturcd tor salo in wis puce, which
were bought entirely for CASH, In these luirdlimtt
in market, at ruinous low DrlceH. and will ba 'sold
accordingly, We defy coiunelition from any and
erery directum. Those who buy Goods for Cash,
lar ana near, win nuu ii tor ineir luiercss 10 can uu
us before purchasing elsewhere, as wo are holding
out unparalleled inducements to Cash customers.
Welt Aiovcr, aiay I, iosv. onor
lloots, Shoes, and Slioe'Stock,
Whoumlt and Itttad.
flAIIE subscriber oners for sale at his Chambers
JL over nil llctai; ctoro, a complete ossorimeni.oi
HOOTS, SHOES AND (JA1TEUS,
adapted to the Country Trade. Itegulsr teu of his
well known Retailing Shoes may bo found In the
Jobbing ltootni, at the Manufacturer's prices.
Islioe siocia on nana at an limes, oi ins own
importation, such as French Morocco Kid, mid
Calf Skins, Patcnl Leather, Lasting), Satin Fran-
tout, ualioons, wurjons, doqi AACiugi, c, v-j rn
of which will be sold at the fairesl prices for (lis,
by IIENUY L. DAUUKa I ,
No. 202 Washixoion SinrtT,
Omtakt At ilarlbon Ilottt, UOS l'ON,
April, 1 849. 3'o''34
Stewart's Suear-Hoiise Syrup
A LSO, P. It, and Muicorado Molasses, for sale
j. ver. low T. H.TAYLOit,
Al lit Store recently occvpud f-jr tie Put Office.
Apm ao. nu
TUJS DA Y IUSCEIVED,
i LA11GE assortment ol EKOuan, Fsexcii,
J.X. AND, AMERICA!! VUY UOOU.t, yblCIl
win ue aoiu very low lor unit.
A. E. DWINELL.
Brattleboro, April 10. 3i
rrencli Lsecs, Pearls, (Jenevese, Cobutgt, Jenny
l.lnd, Fancy Drildi, Lace Coburts, Chain lira id,
Bh-da Eve, Scollop'd Edge, 1'idil, Corded, Rut
lands, Milan Edge, Tulip Braid, Indies' and Chil
dren's Klals. Shirred Bonnets. Ae
JEWETT & PRESCOTT,
IMPORTERS OF SILK GOODS i- SUA 1VJS,
NO. 2 MILK STREET,
,1tw itrpifran IliuAiiQim Stmt, BOSTOX,
HAVL received by late arrivals from Havre and
Liverpool, a Stock of
New aHiI Faoliionablc Geetls,
rarely equaled, and never eurpa-seJ, la IhUor any
Having sold o.r old Stock In the Orrol Salt
Norcmtxr and IteemUr, we open the
n'liolrsaleluml Jlctuil Spring
500 Packages.lfrcsh, Goods,;
From which any Lady or Gentleman can select a
sino Shawl, Dress Pattern, or any ovaariry, at the
LOWEST WHOLESALE PHICES.
CASHMERE AND BROCI1K
L.ONO AM) SQUAllE SHAWLS,
new and splendid designs.
BX.ACH SXX.1K SHAIVZiS,
a Urifo Stock, at very low prices.
CANTON CRAPE SHAWLS,
plain, damask and richly embroidered, of every
quality and price.
Block and Mode Colors.
Plaid Wool Leug & Square Shawls,
Imported styles, and alo choicest patterns from the
ftijr Sale Milt. All other kinds of Shawls,
I'raui .10 Cciitst la 100 Dollars Each.
For SILK GOODS we hare splendid i
I! IU CADE riGUUED SILKS,
Rich Cameleon Plain and Corded Bills, narrow
striped and rialded Styles, In beautiful colors.
asisriy aeuunucM oi iiiocK Biiti, wltli lllcli
Lustres, and only such Goods as we can safely rec
ommcml(for durability, being manufactured from
pure Boiled Silk, expressly for our sale. Our
SUA WIJi and SILK GOODS are of superior
quality, anil much wider than those to lie found
ALSO, JCST OrXXCD, XEW STTLCS
VJsitcs, Mantillas & Sacks,
Some of which are richly embroidered and very el
egant. We shall receive these Goods in new pat
terns by every French Packet aud Steamer.
KINK BOMBAZI.NKS, ALPACAS AND VELVLTS,
DOMESTIC COOUS, AC, AC,
wblili we always sell at AUCTION PRICES
AND CHEAT HAltGAINS.
Considering these inducements, and the fact that
we always keep un exiluslvo Agent In New York,
to watch arrivals and secure the best Goods, it
would be surDrislnr- to learn that Prckara fro
tht Omitr would risk a selection without knowing
ttiia. mere is mi me juany vcicuraicu
Milk SI. Silk nml Shnvrl Store,
JEWETT & PRESCOTT,
No. 3 illillf. Street.
March, 1849. 3mois32
Gentlemen's flats, for Spring, 1819.
11 Van, ttyAsifinuTvir'iir t
RESPECTFOfXY solicit! the attention of the
ftuhlonable public to the mode of Gentlemen!
Hats, for their approval and patronage.
ITZAUCII, IN to.
Several of "the elite,1 well known for their good
tattr, and familiarity with the latest FOREIGN
FA S II I O N S , hare unhesitatingly conceded that
the New Hats now offered by ABORN surpass in
tVruuy and jitntut any thing ever yet worn on the
Besides hats of Ms own manufacture f made to
order, and adantcd In shape and prlco to the wUhes
of the purrhacr,l A born has an admirable assort
ment of MMFORTED HATS," the finest worn la
Fans and London.
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,'' says
the pott but A BORIS'S Castors rest upon the hu
man apex as light as gossamer, ana the roost
anxious and disturbed brain will be restored to per
feet calmness ana complacency by wearing one or
.1.. wtfw nnnivn utvix ni'lliTd
March 12. 1649. 3moii30
WHITING C SXEHOE,
lYos. 40 and 43 Aim Street,
SOLICIT the attention of Purchasers of Ready
IIIiiiIo C'lotliinsr to the examination of Iheir
nioCA, IIKW1.V M.nur.i,ivuu U uis
OHIt FOHEiniV GOODH
.ri. Imtiorted bv ourselves : liavlmr made arranpe
menu lo receive, per Steamer, the newest Styles of
Testings and (summer Mutf taooiu,
as soon as issued.
OUIl AMERICAN FAUKICS
we receive directly from the Manufacturers' Agents.
Oar Cutting and Juannrnctuiing Iloome
are nroler the direction of persons of
EXPERIENCE AND ABILITY,
competent to produce Garments of the Niuett
Stdtl and inoW approved J-atMont.
Wo offer lo WHOLESALE PUUVUASEUH
Jjtberal 'jvrms ana vreau,
I1ATIXO OX HAXD
1000 Blue Dress and Frock Coats
1000 Black do. do. do.
1 000 Fancy do. Socks, Coats, 4c. j
10,000 Brown Linen Coats and Sacks ;
6000 Pair Linen and Fancy Summer rants ;
looo do. Fancy Buckskin do. do.j
2000 do. Fancyand Plain Satinet do.)
5000 Satin and Fancy Valencia Vests I
1000 Doien Overalls:
500 do. Bed Flannel Under Shirts and
Drawers, with a general assortment of Clothing
aaaptea to tne wants ot me new j.ngiana i rauc.
CO-AGENTS lor Bennett's Trov Shirts, Bo'
soms. ixmars. e-c. J. u. ivmiinu.
c. w. galLoupe.
Boston, April, 1819. Jrao33
JAMES M.BUNCE& CO.
53 Commerce Street,
II A ItTFOltD, OONN.,
rVlEll for sale
J 175 Half Chests Hyson and Young Hysou
Tea, In every variety
so cuests ana hair Chests Boucbong Teas
200 llhds, Porto Illco, Muscorado, and New Or
10 do. New Orleans IteAned SuL-ari
100 Packarrea Loaf. Crushed and Powdered Suear
ISO Hhds.Porto llieo, Muscovado and Trinidad
100 Bags Old Got!., Java, and Lngulra Coffee;
60 Pockets Jan CoSce t 10 Tierces Illcet
50 Boxes Layer lalsins 600 Boxes BunchN do
sou uatl ana tjr. jioxea ao., uo.j
160 Boxes Pale and No. 1 Soau t
SO Boxes Gilbert's Starch t 76 Kecs pure Gincei
Ai Bogs l'eppersnd Pimento 1 1000 its. Nutmegs;
10 Bales Cloves 400 lbs. Indigo
urouna uassta. repper, rimento ana uiovea
VIIUHU1 UVIl.O.llt.M 1UUI1U, V. .Ml IfHNlin, ,
Baker's Cocoa, Brorna, Chocolate, and Cocoa
Pasta t PIdcs t C Ka and 1 X9 Glass i Saun
ders' lb. Pluv, half jb., 6 and 8 baud Tobacco;
auuu nags urouua jiock Dan;
30 Bbfa. Winter Whale Oil.
All of which will be sold on the most favorable
prices ana terms.
Van ! Ladlet jionai Jal sin.
I'luiua Uutllfv's Secret.
or clava Voasrov.
After Cecil Dudlef teu the house, lite
memory of Emma's (ook to liannleJ li'tni
lie could not rest, and be retraced his steps
lo liif tltvelliiiif. Ii vlnt la stifle tlie thought
that lie" hid been uunecemirily lml i-
irards her. lie ivent directly to Iter room,
and hppeil .gently at the iloor. There
was no inswcrJ. Clisnlnir die silver knolr.
lPe tuint'J ifge'nllr. She was not there.
lie doors of US traidiobti were open, Iml
11 was eni'i'ily. On the ilreuiiig-burcau lata
iiuick eye rupied the let'era he broke the
seals, but they gave no clue to lier destina
tion, Wild with Rnel, lie threw hltnseit
upon her bed, tad sobbed like child.
Keen as was Ilia inotlincalion, i( was it
nothing- in comparison Willi lite remorse
which that one upbraiding sentence caused
inn. He had been lo blame he had ex
pected loo much of one bo young, so peltrd
and admired. Himself tick of the folly and
lieirllcssucss of the world, lie had expected
her lo renounce il before a single pleasure
had palled. Bitterly did lie lament his short
igliteuuess. lor he saur the terr course he
had taken was calculated lo wean her from
him and to. Potter deception, but he had dis
covered il ton late J Then came thoughts
of the world's sneer he should be pointed
out as "as Hat Mr DuAUy, trJese wife had
ran away from him," and perhaps some
would even dare to brealhe injurious reports
egaruing her character. Maddened with
the tliouglilj he rushed wild!' from f lie
house, and hastened lo Mr Ellis, his wife's
Scarcely less great was the agony of the
parent, but it came with such itunuing
weight that for a time it stupifled him.
Mrs Ellis went immediately around In her
daughter's house, while Mr Ellis and .Mr
Dudley visiled all the depots of the different
lines, but found nothing which could guide
Ihem in determining' which she had taken.
After a day of ceaseless anxiety and useless
toil, Air I'.llts returned with the neatly bro-
ken-hearlcd Cecil, lo his desolate dwelling.
Air Dudley entered Ins wile s chamber.
This time he look up the. miniature and
opencJ the case. The gleaming eyes look
ed reproachfully upon him, and with a cry
of agony he (auk upon the floor.
air bins immediately went lor their lam
ily physician, leaving his wife with Cecil.
When they relumed he was bled, but lie
"Those eyes I those eyes!" he would
scream," take Ihem away, they bum my
herr. ! liter will kill me ! take Ihem a
how devotedly he had loved how madly he
iad- worshipped. Hut the one alone whoso
voice had power to soothe him was lar
away, sintering cieii more intenacly than
himself, for her reason was not dethroned.
l lie excitement which had buoyed her up
the night previous lo her departure, forsook
her immediately alter she felt the house.
She then fell that all ahe held dear in life
was buried to her. She wondered at her
pride, and longed In throw herself al liia
feet, and plead for forgireness. Dm ahe
had gone loo far, she could not return.
Alter she reached New xork, ahe or-
lered her baggage to be removed on to a
sortli River boat, which lay aide by aide
with the one the was on.
"That does n't no up the river to-night.
Miss; bul that one further along goes up
n a lew hours, shall l pui your baggage
n V said the porter she hail addressed.
Mrs Dudley bowed her head and follow'
d him. She entered llie elegant saloon of
he Knickerbocker, and taking a berth, laid
own and tried to sleep, but there seemed
be no rest for her. Hours she lay mo
louless, wilh the damask curlaim drawn
losely around her, her open eye! fixed up-
n the one little window, aud her head
hrobbing wilh intense pain. At supper
me she drank the cup of tea which the
sually kind and thoughtful chambermaid
uad brought her, and lli'i acted at a qui-
tut upon her excited nerres, and ihetlcpt.
it was iiiorniiiir wneu sue awoxe annual
the bustle and confusion of a stoppage al a
city wharf. She had intended to have slop-
ep al some small country town, and disap
pointed, the turned lo the chambermaid ;
"Does mo boat go no lurtheri tliesatu.
"No, we hate reached Albany; but she
gors back lo the city to-day."
Mrs Dudljr arose, gave her baggage into'
tne care ot tne mat Hack-driver who spone
lo her, and followed,
"To what hotel shall I drive, Miss I" he
"It is of uo consequence any," she re
plied. The carriage at length slopped in from
of an ill looknig, dirly. third-rate house,
and Mrs Dudley fell a repugnance to enter
il. A slago wat directly in f'ont of tho
doer, and alio asked where it was going.
"To Springfield, Miss' was the reply,
She ordered her baggage lo be put on,
and took a seat in llie sttgo, which already
held several passengers. She wasnaleand
exhausted, und a matronly-looking lady up
on the back seat insisted upon her taking a
seat beside her. Emma leaned back in
one corner of the coach. Weary and deso.
late ahe did indeed look. Tho remaining
oasseiiL'ers were a eentleniarl, a 'young girl
about fourteen, and an elder brother of the
last. Mrs Dudley gleaned irotn tne con
vertation of these two. that they were re.
lurpilg lo school, after a vacation of four
weeks, and that llie elJeily lady wat the
principal female teacher. Emma's droop.
Ing eyes became more expressive at the
Heard her remark to tne young pn, wuora
the called Helen, thai e would be ditap.
pointed in not finding her old music teacher,
"Why, liaa, Miss Alwood been gelling
married 1" inaulred the girl, in aorrowful
tone of voice.
"No, bul she is so ill hat her. phyaician
gives no hopes of her recovery.'' They
talked a long while about her many virtues,
n,! i lenoih Em ma Interrupted ihem bv
timidly asking If ihey had at yei procured
"We have not," the lady answered ; "do
you know of any one auiiaoiei"
"1 was on my way," answered Emma,
"lo find employment as a teacher of music,
and as I am alone, 1 should find much relie
in being able lo engage myself Willi you,"
Her voice was tremulous as she paused,
and ihey noticed her agitation.
"Why, this is very fortunate," remarked
llie Isdy, in a kindly mne of voice; "have
yini been accustomed to teaching ! you
look very young."
' No.l hate never taught," rrplied Emma,
ciuihiiij back her learn, aand striving to
check the convulsive emotion that was al
most choking her. I
"Well, you can at least stop al Glcnwood
wilh us, and if you tike llie' place we shall
no doubt agree in other matters." "
Emma made no rrply, but the looked
her thanks, and the kind hearted lady saw
tint her heart was full to full that she
dared not trust her voice, Afier a few mo
menta of silence, unbroken save by Emma's
half-stifled sighs, tho lady again spoke :
"I think w should feel better acquainted
i we knew each o I er'a nimes, my dear
Mine is Mrs Eiston; snd what shall I call
Emma's face was painfully flushed.
This was her first temptation In deception
since her new resolve., but she struggled
wilh it and obtained the victory,
"Mine is Emma Dudley," she replied,
but her answer had been to lardy that Mrs
Eatton fell a sudden feeling of distrust creep
into her bosom, and the questioned wheth
er it was right for her to engage, or even
cucouiage, one she knew nothing about,
for the pupils whore welfare was so dear to
her. Rut the tearful eyes and compressed
lips of this fair young being, plead their
way lo her heart; and alio resolved thai she
would throw out all distrust until tome act
should cottrinco her that ahe was indeed
When Emm.;, mentioned her name, the
gentleman opposite filed his large, grey
eyes upon her.
"Are you from Philadelphia I" he said.
This time Emma answered without the
least hesitation :
"t once knew a Dudley from Philadel
phia he was a classmate of mine at Vale,
anil as noble a fellow as ever lived."
"There ate many familiea of thai name,
I expect," replied Emma, in a faltering lone
of voice, but her heart whispered lo her
that the one the stranger meant must be he
whose name ahe bore. She pressed her
hand against her heart lo quiet its painful
beatings, while ths stranger remarked
"His name was rather an uncommon one,
I think you would remember if you had
heard it it was Cecil Cecil Dudley did
you erer hear of such a one 1"
Emma's race was pallid as .death, out. slie
n.wered firmlv '
He is a reranrerrrr nmicj-irT-rU....j.
no more about him."
The gentleman looked musinglr at her
thinking that Cecil Dudley must hire
grown strangely cold-hearted and worldly,
to allow ao young and lair a relative to seek
lier own living, lie leaned back, whilst
Emma doubled her veil over her face and
tried in vain lo suppress her sobbing,
It was late in the afternoon, when Ilia
driver stopped at b. Falls, to mend a por
tion of his harness, which had ghen away
Gladly the young Helen and her brother
bounded from the stage, followed bv Mrs
Eston and the stranger, while Emma plead-
ea ner tatigue as an eicuse lor not joining
them. Out as she looked from the window
of Ilia stage and saw the beautiful view.
she resolred upon following. The air was
mild and delicious, hut as she ttepped from
rocK to rocK, oyer insures ao deep auu dark
that you could sec no bottom, she almost
wished that aht could slip between Ihem
and forget her misery in death. Her com
panions were already out of tight. She
looked around upon the masses of waving
green that clad the sloping hills upon every
side then her eyes rested upon llie pure
sheet of water mirroring every floating
cloud, and the fair eipanse of azure, unlit
suddenly wilh wild leaps plunging down
ward, throwing far up llie wreathing foam
and rainbow spray it gathered in lis fearful
descent, it lost itself in winding chasms and
vauiiKu iasauva. sniuna icaiieu uver me
very topmost crag, ond gazed far down into
I , I .. . 1? J . . t
he abyss, ahe looked upon the mirrored
emoiance ot lite tumult wilhm lier own
bosom. The restless whirling and eddying
in one continued vortex so far below, lash
ing and foaming against the rocky barriers
upon every siue, was niueeu a true counter
part ot the slruggling or her spirit.
blie had loo long suffered hcrsell to act
from impulses, to obtain the victory at once
too long been the victim of her own pride
to endure with humility.
To and fro like the withered leaf- upon
ti e surface of the water below, was her
heart borne by its struggles now engulpli
cd by the memory of the love she had Tost
now rising strong with resolution to win it
back, and again plunged deeper than ever
into the dark abyss by ils ulter weakness
and inability lo escape from its loneliness
The cool air fanned her fevered brow,
but il bore no healing on ill wings lo min
ister to a lick aud atruggling heart, which
still beat with painful throbbing still bring
ing the lost and mis-snent hours of the past
before her, and anon, like the changing
panorama of a dream, summoning weird
forms Irom the nftsty tuture, which beckon
ed her on to still increasing misery,
Emma had laid a volume which ahe
brought from home with her upon the very
summit of the rock ahe moved il sliglitij,
very slightly, bul down the sloping turface
of the rock it slid, and was soon lost to her
"Ah I nau It ueen me," sue sigueu, ana
a thrill of regret shot through her heart as
the thought how speedily would her torrowt
have been terminated.
"If I but dared," again the murmured
snd ahe drew herself mil closer to the edge
from where the elope commenced.
She looked wildly about her up to the
blue ikv mocking her in itibrighlnert. .and
down to the wreathing armt of the walert
below wooing her lo their embrace, and
scarcely conscious of her own terrible le.
solve, she moaned to herself, "ah, Father,
forgive 1" and loosening her hold, she felt
without terror or dismay that ahe was slow
ly, but surely sliding to the gulph below.
The Issl sounds that fell upon her ears were
those of mingled screaming, rising far above
the roaring of the torrent a feeling of sud.
den pain a dizzy fatntness, and all was
IjiiI the pain ha3 not been occasioned by
the jelling crags. Il was by ihe grstp of
the strong arm of her preserver, and now
he bote her drooping form over-the rocki,
followed by the little group who wilh pallid
faces had watched the stranger as he cau
tiously stood near and grasped her at llie
moment of peril.
I hey entered a little brown cottage uy
the road aide, and after applying tho usual
restoratives, Emma opened her eyes upon
the tearful faces beside her.
"My poor poor child !" said Mrt Eat
ton. The warm blood mantled Emma's
pure face at the tlTeclionate tones fell upon
her car, and pressing the extended hand,
she wept passionately.
Olen wood was a few milea from the falls,
and they continued their journey, reaching
the grove embowered village at twilight.
A strange calmness stole over Emma's heart
as the ittge wound through the elm-skirted
road, and deposited them al the gate of the
beautiful grounds which surrounded their
The first weeks of Emma Dudley's en
gagement as a teacher passed wearily and
heavily to her. How calmly ahe looked
back now and renewed the feverish haste
wilh which she had rejected ihe then hu
miliatiog present fur the utiknown future.
Ah! deeply did she regret the wretched
pride which had kept her from confessing
her faults to the husband who had been so
lenient and kind to her inauy errors. How
plainly ihey rose before her those same
errors which had led to her seii-oanisiimeni :
Wiil. n.itimer ami without murmuring she
bore the penance she had inflicted her life
becajne one of continued effort, bul she fjl-
tere not in the painful path she had cho-
"I will become worthy of him," washer
constant thought, and this gave her strength
to persevere when her delicste frame was
wearied, and her spirit faint with self re
proach, which, constantly nestling in her
bosom, stung her heart to ils inmost core.
Daily from its wounded depths arose
prayer and thanksgiving, that in the wild
ness of her grief, when her mind had been
shrouded in darkness and bitterness, and
she had sought the quiet of the grave that.
hi mas lerriuie iiinineiu a nanu nau ueen
outstretched lo save her from such a fear
Twice, by merchants who had left Ihe
i, . " , . .
.village. to purchase summer gonda in New
ork, she had sent long letters lo her moth.
rj jdilng-uf tier occupauon ui tier villager
home, but as Ihey were mailed from that
cily, her parents received no clue to discov
er her retreat.
-Mrs Easlon had proved a most excellent
friend. She was fully convinced that there
waa some secret connected with her pro
tege's past life, bul wilh a delicacy which
Emma appreciated, she forbore alluding lo
Ihe incidents of the day of their meeting,
snd Emma't ttcrtt remained untold, and
Atone in her school-room Emma sal,
She taught drawing in the afternoon, and
her music lessons were given in Ihe morn
ing. It was near sunset, and Emma had
remained lo finish several drawinga for her
pupils. She heard from afar the bugle horn
of the stage-coach wilh which (tie driver
alwaya announced his approach to Ihe vil
lage. She leaned her head upon her hands and
wept. With the teaia came memories of
the loved one who had always caressed her
more fondly when any light grief had over
shadowed her joyous spirit yearning mem
ories which would not be stifled or sub
dued. "Ah, Cecil," ahe sobbed, ("what have I
done! how can I live through this separa
tion, my husband 1 ami 1 1 I alone am lo
A door opened from an adjoining room,
and Mrs Easton passing through, drew a
seat beside Emma's.
"My child, you know me loo well lo
think I have come to you with any motives
of curiosity, I heard your violent weeping,
and I hesitated in disturbing you, but I
overheard what I know you did not intend
or wish mo lo know, and I came lo tell you ;
aud to beg of you to roaka me tho confidant
of your troubles will you tell me, and let
me sympathize with you"
"I cannot I caunot," sobbed Emma,
"they are all my own fault, and I deserve
no sympathy you would only despise me,
if you knew."
"I have studied your character for a
month, Emma, and 1 am sure you could
never have done anything iutenlionallv bad
nothing for which I could despise you,
i oner you my warmest sympathy tor your
sorrows, whatever Ihey are will you accept
"No, I lhank you, dear, kind, good Mrt
Easlon, hut you do nol know"
"No Emma, I know I do not, neither
shall I unless you confide in me," and Mrs
Easton drew her tenderly towards her,
Emma's heart opened al once, aud clasp
ing Ihe hand of her friend, she poured out in
broken words the history of her married
Mrs Easlon was astonished at the reel
tat astonished that Emma could haveaso
resolutely banished herself from such a
home astonished at the want of knowl
edge of the world, which she had shown In
braving its opinion. Her heart bled as she
thought of ihe undreampt of mortification:
which were in store for her sensiliro spirit
tho many hours of unavailing regret
which her Impulsive act. would ever cause
She saw at a glance the agony of the bus-
band the keen mortification of lbs man
of the world aud the distorted view which
Emma had taken, forgetting in her own
wretchedness the misery the was inflicting
upon others ; but although this immediately
presented itself to her mfnd. iho hesitated
in inflicting new pangs in the heart of the
already sufficiently suffering Emma,
Suddenly s shadow flitted past them, and
raising their eyes they both rested Ihem up-
on the tali form which darkened the door
way how pale was the strikingly handsome
face I A step farther and Emma sprang
into the outstretched arms. With wild
sobs she clung around his neck ; Cecil,
weak ftom his previous illness, and over
cotnc wilh the excitement of the meeling,
staggered lo a seat ; where, supporting her
in his arms, lie bent orer her with the fond
look of other days.
Mrs Eastnn left them alone snd it was
well, for oh, there was so much to.tay. In
that hour Ihey read more of each other' s
hearts than many married couples bato read
in a life-time. How bitterly Emma chided
herself for causing that wan and pallid
brow! how tenderly Cecil folded his ' wifo
to his heart, resolving that she should nev
er know cause for grief again 1 how Tilled
were both their hearts with happiness that
their troubles were so toon over I
Again and again she questioned him.
He told her of alt the agony he endured
when he found that the had gone of his
severe illness, of the forethought of her pa
rents, who had immediately discharged the
sertanta before Ihey had time even to sus
pect tho absence of their mistress. The
physician and an old nurse, who had been
for years in their family, had been their
only confidants, and so well had everything
been managed that not one out of their Im
mediate family suspected her absence.
"But how, Cecil, camo you lo think of
finding mo here!"
"Can you not imagine, my dearest!"
"No, I have tried in vain to think."
"During my illness a letter waa sent to
me, which not having my place of business
upon, was adrertised before I received it:
When I opened it I found it from an old
college friend "
"Ah, Cecil 1 aiid you know the whole t"
" YeSjdarliiig, 1 know all all the wrelch-
edness which my poor little wife must have
endured before she could have yielded to
such a dreadful temptation ; but let us bury
tho past, and live lor the future; lor this
bitter lesson will not be a useless one. My
friend wrote me the particulars of his meet
ing with you, and when, where, &e., and,
asked if you were a near relative. I, with
your father, immediately made arrangements
to travel we left home the next day,
and your parents arc now awaiting ui in
New York, where we shall join them, and
spend the Summer togclhcr in traveling.
Shall wo not be happy, Emma!"
"I do not deserve sucti Happiness," sne
replied, her dark eyes glittering with tears.
"Aud I, Emma, feel as though I hardly
deserved you for not understanding you.'
belter; oh, now mncli misery wouta nave
been saved both, had we made each other's
dispositions cor study. But it is too late
lor regret t-we navo ai lengin learneu now
dear we are to each other, and I am thank
ful we have learned before It was too late."
They made immediate preparations to
leave on Ihe ensuing day.
Airs r-aston rejoiced in her young friend a
sppineas, and felt greatly relieved when
he found that owing to her patents, fore
thought, she would not have the causes of
mortification which ahe had anticipated.
On the ensuing morning they parted, and
cimmu i setrtt remained sale with AIra Eat
Her meeting wilh her parents was extreme
ly touching. They wept over her, chiding
her through their tears, bul Emma watto
changed, to humble, to penitent for the past
that their wordt of censure changed to ex
pressions of the deepest and the purest love.
They lorgot the torturing anxiety or Ihe past
four weeks in-the blissful meeting.
In conversing wilh ihem, Emma realized
for the first lime the suspicious nature of
the step she had taken how narrowly ahe
had escaped the sneers of a world ever ready
lo suspect and the felt renewed thankful
ness for, the misery she had escaped.
Their Summer was spent in journeying
through the most beautiful portions of the,
North, and late in the season they returned
lo their elegant house in town.
Mrs Dudley's friends came thronging to
see her, among the first, Mrs Howell.
"well, l.mma, she said, alter their salu
tations were over, "do you nol feel repaid
for devoting yourself ao constantly lo your
husband during his illness?"
"1 was not hair as devoted as I ought lo
have been, Anna," replied Emma, sadly,
"I am aure you could nol have been
more so every day I called, 1 received the
everlasting reply, 'Mr Dudley is very ill,
nnd Mrs Dudley tecs no ouel' '
"That was all very true; bul I caunot
hear lo think of hia illness, we have been so
"Ah, 1 know thai very well, I saw the
Pelhams the other day they met you at
Niagara, and they said they should have
taken you for brida and groom, you were ao
devoted to cacn otner."
Mr Dudley entered.
"Mrt Howell, I am delighted lo tee you,
Emma has talked a great deal about vou
during her absence, and I am glad lo find
thai she has a friend who gives her such
excellent advice I am sure she profited by
it, and perhaps now will be able to give
sod some lessont in return Is it sol, to"
EmmaV - 1 '
She smiled her reply, aud Mrs Howell
looked equally delighted, for it was the first,
really cordial greeting she had ever received
Irom Kmma i nusoanu.
"Truly he is changed," ahu thought, aa
she left them that morning. "I do not
know a happier oouple in the city, and ye
ueiurn ma iiuicaa a luuugut mo wuum uua
be able lo live together another year."
A CiULii's) Aniwek. A father once taid
playfully to hit little daughter, a child five
yean old, "Alary, you are nol good lor any
I inR." .
" Yei lam, dear rather," replied me, ioo
ing thoughtfully and tenderly into hlj face.
"Why, what are you good for J pray tell
me, my dear." -"
am good logout you, father,' replied
ahe, at the tame lime throwing her liny
arms around his nock ond giving him Id"
of unutterable affection.
Blessed child I may your life ever be an
expression of that early-felt instinct of love.
The highest good you or any mortal can
confer, is, to live in the full exercise of
xml | txt