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Hagerstown Mail, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1829, Hagerstown, Maryland -i Printed Published by to nearly opposite the Bank West si Hagerstown THE MAIL will be published every Friday at Three Dollars per but this may be discharged by Two Dollars paid in -or Two Dollars Cents in six months No subscription will be received for- less than six months and no paper discontinued until all arrearages paid off v ADVERTISEMENTS not exceeding inserted three weeks for One Dollar longer in the tion and Twenty-five Cants for every insertion The POStAGE must be PAID on ail Communications to the Editor or they will lifted AGENTS FOK THE MAIL Capt P GARDNER Fa MrJ fi m Md H Mr JOHN HOGG fi m Mr B BEAR p in Mr Di m Mr WM BOOTH X roadt Mr ELIAS Baker's X roads f J WEBB PAN I EL HEER Greencastle Pa CHOUSE JOHN Jr Respectfully informs his friends and tke public generally that he his Saddle and Harness Maker's To the old stand on the corner of arid West Franklin streets next doer to his he is prepared to execute all orders in his line in the best and most substantial manner and on the most reasonable terms Aug The subscriber respectfully the public that he carries on the above ness at his house about three miles near D He will weaving such as petting fii a style He returns his to the public for past vors and hopes by to business to merit and receive a liberal of the public natrocage S WATTS 6 HOUSE SIGN painting The subscriber thanks to his friends and the public for th eir liberae patronage and respectfully informs still continues to execute HOUSE aa a superior and workmanlike manner arsons wishing to hare work in his line f business would find heir advantage to call on the subscriber in East Washington street DAVID BARR The wili give to 1 or 2 JOURNEYMEN Constant and DAVID BARR Hagerstown 1 RE WARD Ran away from the subscriber living within 4 of towa Md Sanday evening SEW last About 6 1 inch a stout shouldered fellow has a scar above the also a very large one oa the a little above the Had cm when he went away a pantaloons of the Wack fur hat fine Monroe and shirt I will give ty five dollars if k this state the ab we reward if taken oot of the and all reasonable expenses be paid if that I THOMAS HALU Aug the THE FAITHLESS GUEST Founded on fact By Miss H M Winchester At the approach of a stormy night in February ordered a fire to be lighted on his parlour hearth before which his only child a lovely girl of eighteen he usually passed the ful wintor evenings He was a farmer and the season to labor and weariness while the dark storms of December Brought him emancipation from toil and gave him ease and plenty in the of his quiet home In early life he was married to the object of his dearest affection but she had now long since been numbered the silent dead and his sole happiness was centered in that one dear pi of bis plighted daughter She was a charming re- paired ill his untiring anxiety ness and now as they seated themselves by the cheerful fire whilst the rude storm beat heavily against their dwelling she looked yp into his face with a sweet smile and said How very thankful ought we to be for the many comforts we enjoy dreds are exposed to the storm whilst o- thers are sitting in their cheerless abodes and trembling at every rush of the pest lest their frail shelter should be ried away in the dreadful blast But she exclaimed as a heavy gust swept over the sea and a momentary calm succeeded I heard the seaman's signal gun With these she flew to a window and raised it less of the fury of the storm At inter- vals as the blast rushed by signal of distress came booming over the sea and fell with horror on the ears of the besought her father to jo with the servant t the relief of the un- fortunate seamen They hurried to an eminence near the shore and lighted up a ire shouted with their united to cheer and encourage the strugling crew The darkness was intense and the storm seemed to increase at every moment One dreadful shriek arose from the bosom of the boiling waves and the signal gun was leard no rationally ccn eluded that ail was lost and leaving his servant to the fire he returned to daughter of trie probable melancholy the vessel At length the gave way the winds eased and a deep calm succeeded the clouds parted arid the full moon in all her glory ned her father to the beach to see if any hing could be discovered relative to the ate of the unfortunate vessel The HR and tumult of tke waves was i and nothing could be seen save now then a plank floated A dark form was now discovered upon the it came nearer and at length thrown upon the beach ned it and finding it to be the body of a human being he assisted his man to re- move it to the house where every jle means were employed to rekindle the vital spark for along time the event doubtful but at length the began to revive to the great satisfaction of those around bim it was sometime before he was recovered to converse or give his host any information respecting his name or country The first object that met his sight was the beautiful bending over him with all the sweet sympathy of an angel of her sweet blue eves declared the feelings of her heart and the stranger regarded her with with even a deeper sentiment She seemed like a guardian spirit sent from heaven to restore him to life aod happiness As he gradually re- covered he informed his host that he was a Macedonian officer under the banner of King Philip from whose hand he had re- many donations and honors for deeds of valor and also for personal vices and his daughter ed no attention or expense which was to the comfort or restoration of his recovery however was extremely slow and thus was the thy and kindness of his new friends kept in action for a he appeared ex- tremely grateful and frequently assured he would employ his ence with Philip to procure him an able station at court where he and his beautiful daughter pass the der of their days in thai respectability to which their merit entitled them He that for an extraordinary act of by which the life was preserved he hnd a greater reward than he had even yet received and the ment of promise only availed bis re- he should be ted in favor of his generous benefactor Albano possessed a form and nance of noble grace manly beauty his bright chesnut hah clustered high commanding brow and his dark eyes were expressive of a brave rit yet in their glance was of jealousy fickleness and ambition he was jurt in the pride of youth and sessing all the insinuating address of a it is no matter of astonishment that he should win the affections of a be- It was on a evening that he de- dared attachment to her and bring soothed And made by the pure spirit of peace and love which breathed from all things around her she confessed without disguise the whole secret of htr heart Alban T seemed lost in a transport of delight this confession and folding to his heart he declared that she jet shine the brightest star in the court of Philip speedily the Soft could he was looking with an eye on the estate of his noble preserver and studying means by which be himself might waster of ery day was appointed for his departure and yet lie would magnify some trifling circumstance into a pretext for wits apprised of his professed attachment to his daughter and ed to their future union ed to return in the course of a lew months make her his bride and convey her with her with her father to the Macedonian court Finding it impossible to delay any longer he preparation to furnished him with sufficient necessaries for the voyage and bestowed on him his wannest prayers and blessings Upon this occasion his gratitude seemed unbounded clasping the old man's hands in his he invoked the best of ven's blessings to descend on him lia was silent There was no dream m her innocent heart that Albano could ever change or forget her notwithstanding the thought of was painful she still deemed it but temporary and looked forward with sweet anticipation tc the time when he would return and they should be united in a holy permanent uni on She watched the white sails of the vessel which conveyed him away until they were lost in distance and then to her father's she burst into a Rood of tears but they were the tears of virtuous affection rather than of grief June passed heavily over the residence of the Macedonian farmer until the val of the period appointed for return This was hailed with great joy but he came not For many days did the gaze anxiously over the far stretched sea to catch the white of his vessel but still gazed in vain E- ven many weeks rolled away and Albano did not arrive At length however fine morning a large ship was seen lying at anchor off the coast and a boat con- several men rowed frem the shore It is exclaimed seizing tier father's hand and tripping like a playful fawn beside him until they ed the spot where the landing bal what was her surprise grief when glancing her eye from face to face she met no countenance but what was strange and forbidding The party approached and after some slight enquiries informed that king of Macedon had given his estate to which he requested as a reward formerly promised the kbg for an act of bravery which preserved his royal person The good man the utmost composure inquired Albano informed him he was in the ship which lay in sight with his young bride and that he had sent them before him to have the for- of estate Li and put every thing in order by evening at which time he intended to land Pour did not shriek nor faint at this in- but she turned very pale and stood as motionless as a she did not hear remonstrance a- gainst this unjust act as the royal grant was produced nor his expressions of and horror at the base tude of Albano for thoughts were lost jn a deeper dream she was re- the sick bed over which she leaned so many long and days the time when the young nian first ins attachment and the bright anticipations of her heart when she last parted with him and the deep untiring patience with which she had borne his long was it thus he had rewarded her was it thus he liad remembered her father's and her own kindnesses during his state of thus regarded the had so frequently made Absorbed in these sorrowful reflections she was led away by her father scious of whither she was going until they reached their peaceful habitation They visited every apartment and bade a speechless farewell to those scenes so dearly loved must I thee my own sweet home exclaimed who had un- til that overflowing moment observed the deepest for whom 1 have toiled all my which I have so returned after the labors of the dav aud the purest of earthly bosom 1 had fondly to spend old age and choked utterance and he sank upon the bosom of ins weeping child but this was a bunt of too intense feeling tr be Iocs gave way and a ray of hope through the dark cloud which rested on the afflicted I will to said if he he a just he have deceived redress my wrongs smiled loved the home ol htr deeply frit tor htr the cheerless season ol he could say no more et m- him who had Jong hrr heart gave her griel than 1 f coul who left the company at the earnest citations of her poor girl fainted and was from the ment but no one the This the chain was spell dissolved and her long cherished and faithful love was changed to hate for a heart so pure us hers was incapable of to she fervently prayed that he might re- turn to the path of rectitude and ble sentiment She wept when she thought on the innocent being who hud connected fate with his and After much altercation later and the widow of politeness it lO the point he should lit rious little article alternately in his hand convenient to arm Unfortunately escaped the fatal snare At length a messenger arrived from Philip bearing letters to It from their contents t at the king had been grossly deceived He stated that after return from his he came arid sovereign to fulfil his promise He all the battles he had fought for jn glowing language fell his privations and shewed the place he had received a in preserving his life and lip's heart full of feeling towards him he requested estate as a reward representing to be of a and marauding character The king placing implicit confidence in Albano granted request further in- into the but now bring of his baseness he was filled with a jast indignation and promised not redress to the injured but punishment to the offender He accordingly gave ders to have the estute of re ned immediately to him and commanded Albano to make no delay in seeking presence The vile felt full assurance he could readily appease his offended sovereign and consequently did not tate to obey his summous but now the arts of his flattery and eloquence have their former influence the mask from his and he ed in his true character The king ed these THE FAITHLESS to be branded on his forehead nnd for- bade him his presence forever His wife who was connected with a noble family refused to acknowledge him as her bind and thus was he left a outcast on the face of the earth heard of his misfortunes and deeply felt for him yet her heart pronounced them A few months after she was married to an amiable youth who sessed a large fortune and was amply worthy of the best affections of her Their lives passed along like a smooth the venerable most as playful as the little cherub grand children as they upon his knee existence Some years after his marriage gano became heir to a considerable estate in a distant part of the country and it was necessary for him to appear ia and secure his right Ar his request his wife consented to accompany They had nearly reached their place of tion when m passing through a deep wood they were attacked by a ber He presented a pistol to the breast of his money The latter while pretending to comply drew a pistol from his ly lodged its contents in the Vivian's breast He uttered a piercing groan and sank helplessly upon the earth This was a scene from which a mcderm female would have shrunk with dismay and ror but not so with our Macedonian roine She alighted from the carriage and lifting his head from the earth en- treated her husband to bind up his wound As the sound of her voice fell on the robber's he raised his dying eyet to her face and with a bitter smile Injured little did I think that thy arms would be mv He day was long and the minister fat so that heartily tired of the burden Before 1 he got Under it him that if instead of pet at one side thanked the of all good that she of person he were to carry it on his head the greatly ened the principles of phy which had at college in- formed him that when a load presses di- and immediately upon any it is less than when it at end of a lever hat to carry His kerchief to his brow he the pot in inverted fashion upon iiii head where as the reader may suppose much like helmet upon the crazed capital cf Don Quixote only u great deal move magnificent In shape and dimensions There was at first much relief and comfort in this new of carrying the pot but mark the The minister having taken a arms would be my dying ed then summoning all his strength for one last effort he lifted the long shining locks from his forehead and what was her surprise and emotion when there be- held lurge letters THI from an English THE UNLUCKY PRESENT The Mr L minister of in Lanarkshire who died in the present century was one of those unhappy perils who to use the words of A well known Scottish adage can see cheese but their ecn reels He wis extremely covetous and that not only of nice articles of food but of many other which do not generally excite the cupidity of the human The following story is in corroboration of this assertion Bring on a visit one day at the house of one of his poor Soaely widow living in the part of the L- tcd by the charms of a iron pot which happened at the tame to be the head which i l bruising the delicate A of the clear air and glass unfortunate mart prayer but Ks thc incident memory of the of early part of the reign of Louis ving very vicious the yf them haying one killed leave of his majesty him turned loose in the one of the largest lions The king ly consented animal on day WAS thither the arrival of the den was drawn up stute and majesty to of it when seeing and e horse the and great standing on the hearth full of potatoes for the poor woman's dinner and her children He had never in his hlc young Macedonian although restored to ett health sUH leered the reof oT not save those of consolation hope the assistance of the domestics their were conveyed to an ded trees oJ broken as they were in this abode if ye like H sae well as a that 1 beg j addressed a Philip in which lef me send tn the manse It's kind he painted in lively that j we've i Tarred from the was saved bagger ane that yec use that's ed Mm in passing from one field to ther Ke but no ever taken so completely info the dark as this The concussion given to his person in de- scending caused the helmet to become a rhe pot slipped down over his face and resting with its iron rim upon his neck stuck fast there enclosing the head as completely as ever that of a new born child WHS enclosed by filmy bag with nature as an indication of future good fortune sometimes invests the of her favorite offspring What was the worst of all the nose which had mitted the pot t- slip down over it desperate attempt oa the part of its proprietor to make it slip backer gain the contracted part ur the neck of the being of such a peculiar as to cling fust to the of the nose although it had found UQ difficulty in gliding along the Was c- ver minister in worse Was there ever so had ever any man did ever minister so effectually hoodwink himself or so thoroughly shut his eyes to the plain light of What was to be The place was lonely the way difficult and dangerous human relief w us remote almost beyond reach It was impossible even to cry for help Or if a cry could be might reach in deafening reverberation the utterer but it travel inches in any To ndd to the distresses of the case the unhappy sufferer soon found great in breathing What with the heat occasioned by tlie beating of the sun on the metal and what with the frequent return of the same heated air to his lungs he was in the utmost danger of suffocation Every thing considered it seemed ly if he did not chance to be ed by some accidental wayfarer there would soon be in The instinctive love of life however is even very stupid ple have been when put to the push by strong and peril to exert a degree of energy far above what might have been expected or what they have ever been known to exert un- dtr ordinary So it was with the minister of Pressed by the urgency of his distress he fortunately recollected that there was a smith's shop ac the distance of about a mile across the fields where if he could reach it before the period of suffocation lie might possibly find relief Deprived of his eye sight he could only act as a man of feeling and went on as cautiously as he could with his hat ia his hand Half crawling half sliding over ridge and row ditch and hedge somewhat like Un floundering over chaos the unhappy minister traveled with all speed as nearly as he could guess in the tion of the place of refuge 1 leave it to the reader to conceive the surprise mirth the infinite amusement of the tmith and all the hangerson of at length torn and worn faint ana exhausted blind and the un- fortunate man armed at tfac place and let them know rather by signs than by words the circumstances of case In the of an old Scottish Out cam the and high lie shouted Out cam tac and low loured And the town neighbors were ed And was he I The merriment of the company how ever swi gave way tu f AS was the ter with such an object where A have been with the seen such a nice pot It was A No pot on earth in try It was an altogether ly lovely said widow quite by the erend man's her m us She Ill send it shipwreck present moment 1 convenient way In the mean time the ungrateful man 5 lak a was overlooking the wi when he gangs and fitting iu a style f by no means permit bk be the of a nitA His wife a and wan handed into the by and it that she vet there you trouble Since you aTo pot carry it home with me ia tnj hand so much with it indeed would really prefer carryinj it pM like the horns of the great it that he should be e were his iis eyes sparkled and something like a general to agitate his whole frame After the first emotions of- ear had the horse retired to a corner of the menageris where having his heels towards the lion and reared his head over his left ler he watched with motions of his enemy The lion presently the den sidled more than a minute as if meditating the mode of attack when prepared himself for the combat made a sudden spring at the horse which defended itself by striking ad- a most violent blow en the The lion instantly retreated and several tov up the contest when recovering from the painful effects of the oil to the charge with unabated The mode of preparation for was the died from one side of the the other for a considerable a favorable to seize during which time served the same posture head erect and turned over hie The lion at length a second with ail the strength and velocity he could exercise when the caught him his hoof on the he tared Having sustained a second and more severe repulse than the firmer it retreated to his ai he able apparently in the greatest moaning ail the way t manner The was be shot as dared the ground he was of History 1702 Peter the having made at- called of guards at the r.f a select corpa t it by That officer having by means of rafts landed his soldiers close to tions which advance the water they were received intrepidity by the garrison and exposed to such a dreadful carnage that Peter conceiving the assault to be sent immediate orders for the to retire Prince Galitzin however ed to Tell my sovereign said that 1 am no longer his subject ing thrown myself the protection of a power superior to him i then turning to his he them by his voice and example and leading them to the scaled the vails and to k fortress v was so struck with this exploit upon his next interview with he to him Ask yom will except Moscow and to The Prince with a magnanimity wh reflects honor upon his ter instantly requested the pardon of his ancient rival Prince who had been degraded from the rank of a marshal to that of a common He obtained his request and with it the confidence of his the esteem of Prince Repnin and the of tho public Few circumstances can give more pleasure to a generous mind than the contemplation of such exalted of a and noble spirit pleasure heightened when behold ants such persons enjoying all the Hanr ors well as virtues of ancestors singular is related ia rs ftf Bolivar which will serve lo illustrate ure in liis character On his triumphal entry Caracas in die I Sid borne in a car drawn young from tbo ii families in the place dressed while sod ID He slood on die carr bare lidded and in Jit was Jj of s die niy to resident We if there went ed to ordinary li it for no other reason than that continue to He -.1 his own request into smithy fitting to tender him that witness process i his release and having down his the smith lout no ume in d poising his I come sair on the considerate man of ever so liero s Jour coking ra at the brink of the the an- better a the chafts ihan for want breath Thus the fall a blew which broke the pot in THE ENGLISH ARMY The S- fnr a statement of thf of c army A notice which to aaf -i the terf ge at js tiTie end nrt the astA F which there are cavalry j
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