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Hagers-Town Free Press (Newspaper) - June 11, 1834, Hagers-Town, Maryland I a hope that have the happiness to i you mutt first permit me to thank you t lias his name and her again and bowed myself away the honor you have done me or you creatures bowlings and That night I rose 50 per cent m my soever again induce us to spit esteem said I to telf man whom that must own some sbe is The following Report published at lovely and intellectual specimen of her love of such a one ol Washington would be something to pride one's self of cejon What honor is the love of a giddy 1834 who runs the market year during which of matrimony with her heart in her hand eager to bestow it on the first Truly I'll be a chapman no more for such common wares But Can the rich beautiful sought at an age prudence has mastered passion think of such a one? Yet she seemed kind you and to institution to report ire the tlie inmate during the ela From a reference to the medical 1 in the house it appeart that subjected to a m THE WIDOW Mine has been a troublesome and a ilous life in matters of love no soone have I emerged from one ocean of and tears than I have plunged into another It is passing that never fell into matrimony in very ear Jy days ray father did so and so did -or mother and also my respected grandame She good soul originally Miss Simpson at fifteen married her first bus band a Mr Wilson at sixteen gave birth to my mother Her husband then died without any other issue leaving he more than well provided for At seven teen she espoused a Mr Wick worth who in bis turn consigned her to single bless and a fat dower after which ing quarrelled with all her race or all he race with her she abjured them and the betook herself to the continent am was barely heard of afterwards My ther following one part of ried at sixteen and enriched the wort with me at seventeen Fate suppose for 1 am a believer in tined me j Waste my the desert air and thus only can I account for my ing all the matronly and matrimonia snares that beset me in my youth But to my tale pa my arrival on the continent 1 bad been but a short time when my health visibly and seriously declined the medical men who attended me ed a visit for its restoration In accordance with their directions I ing loth fora seat at a desk desideratum with sat out and as 1 was alone and was not my monosyllable patronyme assumed one more suited to the euphony of a billetdoux and having therefore rebaptized myself I made my appearance at my end as Augustus Montague a dash of black down on my upper lip which I dignified to my own mind with the title of Thus yclept and thus accoutred I began my way at and by dint of my modest looks a little foppery and my good name I won my way into a circle of acquaintance At a party to which I had through these means been I one night met a Madame whose appearance and more her of my attentions made some impression upon me She Was an extremely fine woman and English ingly about five and thirty though less favoured fair ones spoke of her having numbered fifty Her hair and eyes were of the blackest her eye lathes of the same colour and long thick and silky her complexion fair but not ruddy such as best and best becomes the raven her features were more beau- in their expression than in their although even then they were her teeth were the finest I ever J f opine no woman can lay claim pot show nay even She bore an easy smile her figure was of the strictest graceful display of the men she had and while she smiled on all and caution ry But kindness never marries said d still small voice Yet she gives birth to love I thought in answer But she is wealthy has a wide range for choice is a has the whole town after replied my monitor True I whispered but she interested me try it Again we je contait encore fleurettes The widow smiled at threatened if to reprove me va said i to self and I retired for my vanity or little else was as yet interested A third time we met Now then E- for the coup time you must be serious and distant and if she has thought upon you the result ten I approached her with a low and most respectful reverence inquired after health without giving to answer made some dry remarks on wet weather broached murder remarked on the Almanac and the last new flounce and was retiring when she But I wish to trouble you with a commission if you can find time to execute it for me I assured her I was at her service Then yon will have the goodness to see my carriage ordered here at twelve as I have been but all the week and am ued Perhaps yon will let me know when it is at as I don't wish to be seen leaving so early Allons mon bon ami thought cela va du mieux And thanking her for the honor of her commands in a tone of deep and grateful respect I left her to execute them That done and 12 I made my way to her She was seated near the door and whispering to her for the cy she wished to practice gave me the priviledge to do so that the carriage was C make me believe you think so meanly me as to deem me insensible to it If your thanks are on each The of the occasion to be as said t widow I fear the task will be irksome you for 1 have just made up my mind you will write all my cards and be a more sedate in your gratitude to put your name in my book for the Is it possible then I will sworn like the Hebrew copyist never C pen aught and will attend you to happy as your bidden your but there for that smile I will swear Don't she replied remember you write for me only how many will die for lack of the elegant food your Not one I assure you Madame if 1 paper with a line to woman my arrival or dared to harbour thoughts oj than finA AAA MlhA in- society in a v A lew bid wlu nml are o The the expense be devoted to to the ture and and every malion associated with will be primed on or within the Dollars and Twenty-five whom many she neter gave more than hope sad all her own fluidum The who wished her dead or married called her a and with evidence white the yennger own whom the of ini of the widow only f met her a which with her than I of At first my nn age riper by some years bet hers te nM m kind easy nte UHM I might ae knew hew proceeded farther She accepted my offer and placed her arm within mine as she did so I foil a ng in my heart unprepared for and as the was deserted I looked up in a trembling and confusion into her Face and perceived she looked at me One our eyes met and the next they were cast down or averted and I thought he confusion was I handed her into the carriage i out an expression of hope that she would feel relieved from her fatigue next day and begged her permission to Jl an J inquire after her in the a gracious smite and a graceful of the head answered me and he coach drove Fool said I as I slowly reascended Ho match your puny wits against a woman's charms and wiles Your own weak snares have In the morning I dressed myself with we than ordinary care I found myself bout 3 o'clock with a very pulse Madame door and being an- was ushered into the drawing i room where the widow was seated on a conch at a small and elegantly carved ing table drawing her small white hands some invitation cards The usual en- made and answered our ition turned on the previous nights party and she told me she was busy when I en- tered writing cards for one of her own Bat do yon she said I write so tile lately that my hand is quite stiff and am so awkward said she laying Rover the table to mo see bow I have blacked the ink said I rising and advancing to the table end with nn affectation of short rht taking her band in mine to examine it This ink yours is a violator Would yon permit I as she drew her band to finish your Oh answered rising and her piece to to me yoa will i me meek if yon will undertake that kind office for me for 1 for I fear I am selfish in seeking the I more than one and she one to presume to Then is one Mr remember mv cards 1 fear mal a very negligent amanuensis There is indeed one Madam if I ed reveal her Mr Montague she don't wish to confess you And yet 1 answered yon resolve me Mr said the widow hastily pray think of my cards or I must write them only see how the nasty ink has my fingers It only serves as a foil to tre of the said But yet you would not like it if the hand were If they were it could ever be said I warming as I spoke and ing it to my lips Have done then have done Mr tague see how you have kept your promise not one card and now we really must live till to-morrow for I must go out hope not I said will complete them instantly But indeed I must go out then perhaps you will mit me to show my Yes she said if you will promise very faithfully really to As closely as a pundit on my and once more pressing her hand and ing fully received her pardon for iny sins I withdrew The next day and next our seats in hand Madame with her pocket book but still the cards ed stationary Not so with other I progressed in love and boldness until I won from the lips a confession of regard and the sweetest assurance of it that lips can Never did love sit so lightly or happily on roe though my sion for Matilda for that she told me was her name was ardent and she was ful and and in every way ging she was not to be treated with con- scenes and her own demonstrations of love were of that nature which satisfied without ever exciting the heart We fell rather than told each others hopes and thoughts and wishes and I enjoyed renely what I had before and have often since squandered in unnecessary and vailing Her actions spoke more than her words and I was too proud to doubt her for her and her on- ly have I loved loved her as i others I have adored as angels Lennox College CARLISLE PA the faculty been organized i institution the are oh removing of the in Franklinton found what appeared lo he a freight of copper one and a half pounds Two slumps under were found fiO or in Cincinnati A circular piece erf copper alloyed with gold was in a mound last year in the same place Earthen ware is found in places some of the jars capable of containing two or three places with similar curiosities mention works arc found more or less through the valley They have git en rise to much speculation which has thrown mom light upon the sub- ject than of Joe Smith in the hook of Mormon can only tar It is probable that this country was once by a than our present Indian nation who have passed away from the earth like the shadow from the rock without leaving e- f yen a vestige of tradition to tell who they Ik lOUi of September next OFFICERS D instances no splendid No matter be the birth place of such a man as Washington no climate can claim no country can appropriate him booh of Providence to the human fame is eternity and his dence creation In the production of Washington it does really appear as it ture was endeavoring to improve upon self and that all the virtues of the ancient world were but so many studies ry to the new doubt there were lions of some single qualification Ciesar was was was it was reserved for ington to blend them all in one and like the lovely of the Grecian ist to exhibit in one glow of associated beauty the pride of every model and the perfection of every master As a general lie marshalled the peasant into a veteran and supplied by discipline the absence of experience As a statesman he enlarged the policy of the cabinet into the most comprehensive system of general tage and such was the wisdom of his views and the philosophy of his councils that to the soldier and statesman he ed the character of the sage A or lie was unstained with the crime of revolutionist he was free from a- ny stain of treason for aggression com- the contest and a country called him command Liberty unsheathed the re- turned If he had paused here history might doubt what station to assign him whether at the head of her citizens or heroes or her patriots But the last glorious act crowned liis career and banished hesitation Who like ton after having freed his country whence they came or where hc until of after will Im examination of Stale daring Uio of July aud cannot therefore to ed before tlie of September however that no avoidable delay be by uch of my follow in tlic of Ian The acted w ed to know nothing about the matter and solemnly vowed that he had not as yet thought upon such things hot had only regarded the noble qualities of his ing wife whose pure self was dearer to him than all the in Ibe world Upon this they sat down to the table and the urged and begged that as much haste u his intention that the young married should set off that afternoon for London and that be should accompany them TKe son-in-law was confounded ex- himself about travelling on the irst day of his but the soldier that those were futile assuring that he bad particular reasons for ing forthwith to the capital and that his matrimonial joy would be as well realised in London as in the country What was journey was im- The old man 10 C ay i s not on an crasi be furnished by Mr Tyson further be by the widen the to be Why the mediately undertaken in a small casket the eyes of the bridegroom the portion of the bride gold and in bank notes look h under his arm add placed himself by the side of the young people in the carriage The road ran through tiie forest and scarcely fairly entered it when two horsemen darted out from the wood with masks upon their faces and stopped the carriage One of these sons watched the postilion with a ed pistol while the other approached the coach window and said we are request you to give op the A young Englishman from gaming lore affairs and such other gold scattering em- had so nearly reached the dregs of his great hereditary tion that he could calculate the departing hour of his last guinea One evening he was returning home from one of those haunts of dissipation which he habitually frequented feeble in body as in mind and for the first time in his life casting a look upon his fortune he could not well mine whether he should end his by drawing the rigger or by throwing into the Tharnes While he was thus wavering between fire and water the very profound idea curred to him not to lay violent hands on himself but allow himself to be conducted out of the labyrinth of poverty by the fair hand of some wealthy bride With this consoling thought he went to bed and ready in his nocturnal visions the rapad cers flew and the girls frisked around him both of which he was happy in thinking he ed with a MM of swd t ep the last she had finished This is my name Am I the only Montage of She nodded 110 the boner of attending no mote better whet till adoration became torture and I have myself in seeking and ing their attributes About four months I hid in this way a very happy life when it was agreed we should be a dt was necessary and I was to wait upon a notary to him lo prepare h To enable me to do so Matilda explained nature and amount of her property which was made now said she I mnst own I have deceived yon in one said I am sure it is in a very venial one w so indeed but it is that should now explain k name U not Matilda Parotid mid I at the same time ing to myself bow cesy a way this sion nuke for my own on the subject name lo escape Ibe in England ten and shall soon be with the brief story of my life jNy den ed her crown and retired to a cottage ther than reign in a Immortal man! He took from the battle its crime and from conquest its left the victorious the glory of his self-denial and turned upon the vanquished only the of his mercy Happy the lightnings of Heaven could not resist jour sage the temptations of earth could not corrupt your soldier From the Christian Ancient a late tour through t have that ready in oer My first with Mr I cried she answered Mj hair stood yon r I yon nre my The forty in the ing for space yean a n Ohio Kentucky and Tennessee I ed some information on the subject of an- cient mounds fortifications fee which I transmit to your disposal The most re- markable of these antiquated works is at Ohio On the southeast part of a circular embankment I noticed an oak stump three feet over This will give some idea of the time elapsed since these embankments were formed The ing particulars I give you as I gleaned them from sources Twelve miles west of on there arc the remains of a nace 10 or 13 feet square of stone by cinders and trees of full size near it There are seven wells on one acre regularly walled up with hewn most of partially filled Eight miles farther ep the creek a small bar of gold waa laken oat of a which for 12 A piece of a iron vas laken out of the circular embankment in There was to he taken from the road near title a piece of a red Hint The was ine and to any thing of modern dete in point ef likewise from the large moved coin k was beneath the of a hickory tree seven feet eight inches in circumference A comparison of this with other copper devices of Britain with cinders are said te have been dog of the embankment In lemming a in Chilicothe there found a piece ef finely worked copper On the tilde Miami about fowr miles above near a Mr J Vance's on opening a spring the workmen streak epon a In well in the village of on ibe fork of Link Miami the lea the depth ef Thirty miles la have a well fond walled maintain in future upon the dowry of his wife On the following morning he reflected anew upon his plan and found it in every point excepting the very slight circumstance of not knowing where to find the rich heiress he wanted In all regarded a thrift it was not once to be thought of lie saw for the future be must throw his net elsewhere After much cogitation and searching he j at last hit upon an old rich Colonel living I upon hid own estate about twenty miles from the capital who fortunately had no acquaintance in London aud was the er of an only daughter Into the house of this gentleman by means of a friend to whom he promised half the booty be got introduced and re- The daughter of the Colonel was an awkward country girl with round by cheeks like Reuben's cherubims and looked particularly odd in the down all ire of her sainted mother's mother which did not all fit was of course not of most fashionable cut Her mind too was as attractive as her attire she could only talk of when any other topics above board her conversation was limited to a yes or a and beyond this seemed to her sinful This wooden was indeed a con- trast to the sprightly gay and lively nymphs whom young Briton had until this period been taring bat he carefully confined to the solitude ef his own bosom the disagreeable of this heaven and earth difference altering tongue called the innocence and her red swollen checks he likened lo ibe beauty of the fell damask rote The end of Ibe song wae tamed to the father and he ened warmly for the daughters band Ilie Colonel sixty years reer through this world had collected so much knowledge of mankind that er slily joeng man had masked himself The Col and his son-in-law swore and but the robber coolly insisted on his demand After some ever the horseman bent towards the young in his you may know that we are most ble men we leave you to your choice of two us the bride or her tion for certain reasons it is quite terial to us and moreover one shall ever know decision The bridegroom did not think long a- bout the matter for he whispered Hake the bride cried the robber to his accomplice take the bride In the of an eye the soldier ed his gentle son-in-law by the neck shook him violently and exclaimed dering voice uba so conjecture was not confounded that yon cared not for my daughter but merely for her for- tune God be praised f that my child and my money are not irrecoverably in your clutches Know then you knave the man who married you was no clergyman be was a brother soldier in priest's attire and these gentlemen are no highwaymen but friends who have done me the service of proving you Since then you have laid open your whole we shall have no connexion I shall return home with my daughter and my money and you mat go to to the With these words he translated the bridegroom with a kick from hie carriage to the road the pos- tilion to turn about The outlaw set out fur London and had while upon the road the fairest and best opportunity of mining whether he should now tue the tol or throw himself into the river CHOICE OF his a very common error with parents in determining upon the future occupations of their children lo fix upon a profession or some sedentary employment fot those of a weakly or delicate while lo the robust and vigorous is assigned more active and laborious occupation manding considerable bodily exertion end repeated exposure to the open air As a general rule the very opposite of this course should be pursued the robust being the best able to bear up against the effects of that confinement and inactivity to which the enfeebled constitution will very speedily lall a prey while the will be materially benefitted by exposure and exertion lo which H is posed to be unadapted When we examine the individuals find certain classes to present verr Donly a pale meagre ami sickly while others are replete with health vigor and strength we ate not te tbat because the permits ef one but little and those of the other bodily strength the first ere best a- to the weekly and the letter we are rather to ascribe this very in their appearance lo the on the health of Let the most and forow he conld nevertheless discover peeping the At firM therefore he of peremptorily ing him lo wvo his but on lite other hand he thought the youth is and I maybe doing him he as yet betrays no anxiety the portion end why the gwl when remem at home His shall be shell stand decisive trial ft with ins try his in the open air for ewe which within doors and bet little cise and his florid complexion well muscles and will very speedily give place to more or less emaciation and nsm occasionally to diseme ef the mach or On the other bend the re- vene will be hy Ml mWV VH te which in the choice ef be means of many instMMsef ef mf life 2
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