Mount Carmel Register, August 6, 1856

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Mount Carmel Register (Newspaper) - August 6, 1856, Mount Carmel, Illinois vol. :n. awy—....... MOUNT CARMEL, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST fi, 185(5. WHOLE NO Tilt;    *    .(denied    herself,    but    it    wo»    too    Intf.    Her MOUNT CARMEL REGISTER    bloodshot    with    »eeping,    and    her 13 rilBt.lSMF.D EVERY IV IDNKB1» W , BY T. P. nOTOEftg. Office, . . , Gofurth’u Building . . . Main St. foir cheeks nwollen ond disordered. I look her hand with much solicitude, and inquired the cause of her sorrow. A fresh burst of rrrTho subscript ion price of this paper $ 1,50 per annum, it paid within six months o givo oio an explanation •uAscribing, If payment be longer delayed <■2 will invariable bo charged. I rPubscribers who do not give express'notice to i lie coi.trary, nr a considered as wiiliiog to continue their subscriptions. itrNo pa pi r discontinued until oil armor-ages era settled, except at the option of tho publisher. .a. i.i i    ..    ■    ............ grief was her only answer, and it was some timo before she wos sufficiently composed to 1 camp, obtain seconds, and conduct tbo a/* his sword. ‘Defond yourself!' bo txclai* couch, yet he remained taciturn and re-; Virginia ft» it Was and a3 it la. mod.    *    ; served a? ever, and never made    any allusion ,    Gov. Wise made a speech tho other day •Captain Elliot,'    said    I, ‘although I    am    to tho subject of the quarrel.    1 felt a little    on tho occasion of inaugurating a bronco not conscious of having injured you, I am piqued at his silence, for I could not help statuteitf Washington at tho Military Insti-rendy to give you    the satisfaction you    de*    thinking that my having saved    him from an    tum of Virginia, It was, in some rospocts mnod. Hut had wc not    bolter return to    tho    j ignominious death, deserved a    few words of    a speech of unusual merit. The Old Do- acknowledgement. More than one« he fair in tho regular manner?’ minion was lauded as imo always is by those Outrages in Kansas. A third company of Ireo Slat« «migrants, seventeen in number, have born plundered and seat back down the river. Goods such ss the robbers do oot want for immediate use, ore placed in tho stores of Majors *V Russell, at Doavonworth, who are thu scorned on the point of broaching the subject    who claims to represent hof, and the refined,    agents of the Southern    or slavery society It appears that she had been for a long i    ‘No,’ snid ho, ‘1 will    not wait. I will hold \ —but In appeared waiting for mo to begin    and aristocratic society which grew up with*    for «ubduing Kansas, time engaged to her cousin Elliott; and that j    no further parley with    you. Dofcud your- j it, and I waited for him.    ^    in her elicited nd small degree of the «pen A Pleasing tjtoiy* My linei vt ithinptaiii    lliott. he had in a fit of jealousy, returned her letters and tokens, and formally broken the engagement. •It was my fault,* said she sobbing, rII my fault. I did wrong to play with bis no* ble nature.’ •Ilia noble nature,* said I bitterly, for, as you may suppose, I did not feel ia the blandest of humours at tho discovery I had made. self!’    !    A1 Inst ho was so far recovered that my    fcer’s admiration.    Commenting upon this Thus adjured,    I drew my sword, but had    :    prolessional services wore no longer re-    portion o‘‘Gov.    VVise'a speech, the N.Y. scarcoly dono so    when something whizzed    ¡    quired. As I arose to tako my Inst leave, I    j Herald observes,    in its characteristic way: past me, n sharp report was heard, and with sigoified as much to him, and added : a wild cry Elliott loll at my tee:. 1 looked ‘Am I to understand, Captain Ellioltf The most atrocious outrages yet com* muted is in a letter dated from|Topeka, July 8. While a man named Richards, from Ohio, living in the southern portion of the y ü.moti tou at my for an instant behind rm*, and saw the dark It was, indued, a grand old sochtv, that territory on Pottawattamie creek, was ob* cent at Westport, somo men carnato his house ond asked to sec him, but went away ‘My duel with Captain Elliott/ said tho s    ‘O, Dr. C / said sho, ‘you do not Doctor, lighting a fresh cigar, 'took place    know him. Ho is the best, tho noblest of during tho war of Mexico. Rut before I men; and I have lost him, lost him by my proceed I must give you a short account of own man folly.’    .    _    . my previous history.’    *    *    i    Here    she    foil    ioto    a    passion    of    weeping    completely worn out, I climbed up a lofty ‘Elliot and I had been rivals and enemies    again, so that I forgot my own disappoint* j    tree and    hid    myself among its leafy branches, quarrel?' asked ho from our very boyhood. Wo were educn* |    meui in my solicitude (or her. I suggested    Hero    I    remained    for    several    hour tint'of V irgmia in the olden time, which Govor we relufMo the same footiDg that wo were    nor Wise so loves to celebrate; with grand countenances of half-a-dozen Mexicans, as J Oft before0i<j characters staking througn it, and be- promising to come again whon he had ro-they prepared to    relcnd their    piece*,    and!    ‘Tho stqie footing ns before? God forbid!’    ,billing their descendants by the contrast:    turned. About ten    o’clock that then fled    ioto the    chapperel, “tarrying no;    he exclaimed, with a sudden earnestness    nnd grand manners, upon whoso decay it is    1    tor the family hod    retired, « knock wa§ longer to    question.'* On—on,    1 sped,    this    that surprised me.    paintul to reflect; and a grand patriarchal    j    heard at tho door.    Mrs. Richards* asked ‘Baca use if you wish to finish tho quarrel    simplicity in tho mode of living and the    what was wanted.    The reply was, ‘we so inopportunely interrupted, you will find gtyle 0f thought. Virginia was, indeed, in want to see Mr. Richards.^ She replied way and that way, through the tangled thicket, tripping my feet on long trailing vines, scraping my hands on thorns until mo ready at any timo.' ‘Do you wish to renew that unhappy nn expression of tho ted at tho scmo public school. Before 1 arrived, ho was tho (pet, hero, ond Napoleon, go to speak, of tho school; tho leader, alike perhaps on explanation might bo made ‘Impossible!’ said ehe. *lt was my ffirt-ing with you, mid Mr. Jones, and Mr. David heard underwood each other but gradually tho sounds du d away, the chase seemed to bo given up, as 1 wag left alone in that wild, unbroken solitude. Tho nftornoon wag far advanced when, the boy*,    as    much an that of the teacher ; ration.    1    have tried    to cure    myself    of    it, I    drivon partly by hunger, partly by the droad was in    school.    but    cannot.    O,    Mr.    G-,    my    heart    is    of passing tho night in the chappnreG I vnn. in study , in sport, and in mischief. He was j that offended him—and how could that bo a proud, imperious, over bearing boy, though , explained? i am sure that it was not that I with many getiftroua and endearing quali* : cured a cent fur any of you, (fancy my tics; and, out of school, his will was law to | feelings,) but I am naturally fond of admi- tlioso days a breeder of heroes. Such a | that ho was not at home. They then de* breed of men as Washington, Jefferson, mnndod Mr*. Richards to open the door.— Mndtaou, llonry Clay, Randolph, and their “Ho’saG— d d Abolitionist; we must and j deepest disappointment overspreading his compeers has burdlv lived s. any lime or have him.* Sho ngoin replied, ho is not at my pursuers crashing amongst the ! (inn countenance.    !    jn at,y other couutry — men of largo minds, homo, and refused to open the door. It was rood, shoutiog, swearing calling to ‘Who? 1? Most certainly not,* said I, ‘but with enough theory and enough chivalry J then broken opon,nnd sovon or eight men you demanded satisfaction, Captain Elliott, i0 embrace what appeared good iu matter .entered the room ond commenced searching nnd, sir, until that demand is withdrawn 1 > 0p novelties, and yet enough discretion and it for Richards. Not finding him, they ac* must, of r-ouree, hold myself iu readiness to caution to ovoid being oeyond the domain cusod Mrs. Richards and hor daughter, an VV hen I nr rived, however, being about his j broken. Hare — read this uote.’ own age, nrd n lad cf considerable spirit, I I She gave me u piece of paper, crumnlod refused to submit to Me authority; and there ’ *i*h her burning hand, nnd wot with tours, being many maI-contents in the pchool who on which I read as follows: secretly disliked him, ‘.boy ono by one cn-j ‘Madame:—In returning to you the let-rolled themselves under my standard, and tcrs and tokens which 1 have had the honor I tu red to descend from my loaf y covert, where tho mosquitos had made a feast cf me, and tho monkeys had chattered nt me with their strange, mocking gestures. By the oid of my pocket compass, I found my way back to the clearing wbenco I had so wo wore thus divtdvfi into separate factions. 1 to recoivo from you, 1 wish you to under* | suddrnly departed. After carefully recon-NuinberlcM were the pitched battle-* which ' stand that the engagement between us is i noitermg to see that none of my Mexican wo had, oh well os tho porsonal cotdiicts for broken off, now und forever. You aro now' friends wore lingering noar—(to this day 1 supremacy ¡number less were tho ‘bloody and at liberty to flirt with whom you please. I suspect that woman of having sent them crocked crowns/numberless the reprimands cannot share a heart with twenty othors.’ ; af ter us)—I advanced to tho spot where end even moro tangible inflictions of teach- 1 ‘Just like him/ said I, with bitterness, poor Elliott had fallen. grant it.’ •1 withdraw it now/ said he, speaking very quick. ‘I ask your pardon f<*r my rash and injurious words. If that will not satisfy you, I will bare my bosom to your sword, but I will never/ said ho with emotion, ‘raise my band against tho noble, the magnanimous preserver of my lift!’ Thoso were his very words. After n pause he added, ‘Dr. C , we have all our lives misunderstood each other— believo mo, had ers gible ..........--------- Elliott and I were, in fact, always at as I finished this laconic and sontentaiious Ho was lying on his faco in a poo! of variance alwavs crossing oach oilier, and epistle, but she checked mo with such spirit, hlood, hie hands clutched the grass, his hair nt-rcumg' in nothing except in hating each that i was faiu to hold my peoco. 1 then ' nnd uniform dabblod in blood*, and bis fine other cordially.    '    |    offered, for her sake, to go to Elliott, and manly form (ho was ono of the finest look - When wo left school he went to We«; endeavor to explain the matter.    I    ing    follows    in    tho    army)    pierced    with    three •Point, nnd I to tho Medical College, and wo lost sight of each other for some y ear». In Alas/ said she/ you cannot; he wont off or four ghastly wounds. “Ah ! poor fellow ! this morning before daylight ou a three] poor fellow!** said I, as 1 stood and gazed as a physician; out finding it did not pay very well, and being besides of a somewhat roving nnd adventurous disposition, 1 applied for on-d obtained the nppoiutmeut of «irmj surgeon, and was immediately ordered to Fori G- tever. An officer of tho name of Elliott was appointed to succeed him, and you may judge of my mortification w hen 1 found it was my old enemy. Much as it galled my pride, 1 was obliged hero to submit to his duo course of lime, 1 commenced juacticiug months furlough, leaving that cruel note upon him; fur though I was a mortal enemy and the nnckot of lettors to be delivered to 1 could not help feohng sorry that so bravo a rne'on awaking. Ho has gono, I presumo, soldier should thus perish liko a dog. shot to New Hampshire, where his friends re- down by un unseen loo. “But, thank God!” side/    |    1 ejaculated, with a thrill of indescribable Hero we were iDtorrupted by the en- pleasure, “thank God! 1 did not kill him!” tro-neo of Miss Eveline’s mother; and I took I I had turnod him over on his hack, and I had been there but o short time, when j my leave, quite cured of my love fit, and I thus .«food moralizing, I thought I per* tho commandant brave old Gurley, whom very tlmnkiul that I had not subjected my* ceived his bosom heave. I placed my hand some of    ton    doubtless    remember,    died    of    self to the pain of a refusal.    I    upon his heart, and found that he atilt livod. Bu: I am spinning out my story entirely As I knelt by him uncertain what to do, he too long.    |    opened h:3 half-glazed oycs, and I saw his When Elliott returned from his furlough, j    parched lips try to form the word “wntor.” he troated me with oven greater coldness    My first impulse wos to run to the brook than before—In fact wo never sjoke to each    which flowed at a short distance; my next authority. but l    eid it l assure    you with a    other at all, oxcept when duty compelled us    to stop short and consider. Should I restore bad grace,    !    lo do 8P* This mude it so disagreeable to i to life tho man who, a    few minutes before, Elliot had ossontially    changed since I had ;    me, that I was on the point of applying for ' Bad been thirsting for    my blood? No, I last known him;    tho    impetuous, ovorbearing    ftu exchange,    whon    tho    war with (Mexico'    would leave him to his fate, which his own boy hud became a    grave, quiet, reserved    broke out, we were ordered on active sor- I rashness had provoked.    I turned my back •man, who could, if    ho    chose, render him*    vice, nnd private animosities were forgotten upon him; but suddenly, os if traced with a sell a very egreeublo companion, but who I »a our zeal against the common enemy. ' finger of fire, there was borne upon mind seldom took tho    trouble to do it.    Many of j Elliott had been left in chargo of a largo    l^10 wor(B °f Holy VV ru:    “II thine enemy the officers, however, ond nil the    men,' liked    numbv of sick and wouuded, while iho rest    l,un?er' &'vo *lim f°°d; \i he thirst, give him of practical nalitios; bravo sou’s who never intelligent young lady about 19 years old, knew what it was to skulk, or to nnsropre- of secreting him. Tho ladies completely sent, or to concc"I, nnd who were as for- bewildered with terror, protosted that they ward to admit error as to vindicate    truth;    had not secreted him—that he was really iron men, who left their stamp on tho    char*    gone to VVespon. One of them thoo ro* acier of American institutions full as    deep-    plied, ‘Then, G—d—n you, we want Jy—though their influence wns so short- you/and dragged tfio daughter from tho lived — us that of hor generation of rcmnrka* bed, and from tho house into the bushe« bio men who inherit republican liberty closo by, and thero proceeded d**Iiheralolv to from their fathers and bequeath it to us.— violnto her person. Her mother, Mr#, W oil may Governor VV t-e lovo to dwell on Richards, was tronied In the same manner, I known    your    worth    soonor,    I    would    have    itieir memory; for alas! m the Si.atp,    whose    and both left for dead. How long they acknowledged    it.    VV    u    have    been    enemies’cj,ltf magistrate lie is, nnd for whoso    honor    remained in the bushes they were unable 'ong enough, let us now bo fr.ends. Will and glory he is so bulicilous, there is no trace to te I, but they managed finally to reach tho house, whoro llie-v were found by one of rguna creeds no more heroo». Tno the neighbors next morning. It has sinca ‘My dear Captain Elliott/ cried I, deeply j rnco of great men who’secured to her the been ascertained that the scoundrols were touched by the gonerou« speech, ‘I urn your j control of the federal government for so o part of Buford’s men, who are armed with friend. Since I carried you in rny arms j many years over the heads of the Franklins U. 8. muskets, anJ in the pav of the U. S and the Juys and tho Adamsos of her sister marshal. Auemp* to bnog them ‘.o jus* states, is now wholly extinct. Whatever | tice through the territorial authorities had Ins done it—whcthor the long possession of altogether failed, and the husband had comu power has enfeebled thorn, or the decline of to Topeka to ondeavor to raise a company agriculture in tho Stnto has led ton docline to ferret tficm out and punish them. .. . ^    .i.. .......    -* • > ; nno gtory ne ip *0 you try to overlook what is pusi? Will you of any such now. bn rny friend?’    j    Virginia    breed« into that lonely glndo in the chapparel, 1 have become so much attached to you that I would as soon shoot iny ovvu brother as lift a fingor against you.’ I held out my hand to him, but ho threw himself on my breast and hurst into tears, I jn the character of the agriculturalists—it is j    -    -—— *- for his nerves were apparently weak with ■ novv quite certain that Virginia exculls to t    A    Bright Example, his recent illnoss.    j    nothing but her small politicians and hor j Many years ago, in an obscuro country There wns no more    coldness    after that,    ¡    negroes. On these points of    excellence,    school m Massachusetts, an humble, consci* no more distant reserve—nil was open    and    I    Mr. Wise touched happily    in Ins    iast speech,    entious boy was to be seen; and it was ovi- above-bocrJ between us thenceforth; and I j showing their romarkable connection with dent to all that his mind was beginning to am proud to soy that    the more    highly    did    ‘oach other, as exemplified    in the    raise in the    act nod thirst for some intellectual good.— we esteem each other.    ¡    market value of niggers    which    will follow    Ho was alive to kuowlodge. Next we sea I    had    the    happiness    of    reconciling    him to    j    \fr. Buchanan’s olevution to tbo Presidency;    him put forth od foot to settle in a remote his    fair    cousin,    to    whom    ho    was    still    ut-jnnd no doubt it is a matter on which the    Iowr iu that State, and pursue his fortunes Governor isa competent and wolbinformed    there as a shoemaker, his tools being care* wittross. He knows the nigger market, and    fuiiv sent on before him. In a short timo is undoubtedly woll qualified to say what    he is in business in the post of qounty sur* will inflate or what depress it. Wecannot, veyor for Litchfiold county, being tbo most unfortunately, share Ins emotions, ns the accomplished mathematician in that section commodity is not dealt in hereabouts; and of the ¡State. Before ho is twenty-five years him, but somohow there eeemed to he au ■impassable barrier, fixed between bim and me. I disiiked Ins reserve, which 1 attributed to pride; and he complniued of my bois* tercuwness, as ho wop pleased to coil it. He did. indeed, make somo efforts to cor.cihato mo nt first, but seeing 1 repulsed them, ho withdrew himsolf behind his entreuchmenis, of tho army pressed on towards the Hulls of tho M ontezumns. 1, oi course, was tbero with several attendants. We wero en. camped in a picturesque little hamlet, situ-led in a wild, romantic neighborhood, and tho country being pretty quiet, we wero in tho habit of venturing some distance from the encampment, shooting, drink.” And fnst them camo the tacbed, (notwithstanding iho little episodo of tho senorifa,) and Whon wild war’s deadly b!ust was blown, And gentle peace returning, I ‘nssistod/ as tho Fronch «ay, nt their wedding, which took plncoat New Orleans. The very next day after this interesting event I was taken sick with yollow lever; and Elliott and his new-made wife spent their honoyrnoon at my bedside—the truest, and moflt faithful nnd devoted frteuds that ever a man had in tho world ! v\nd that, said the Doctor, (throwing the 1 end of his cigar in the fire,) was tho upshot ul)0,n    of    my    duel    with    Captain    Elliott other divino sentence: ‘-Insomuch ns ye did J it not unto iheso, ye did it not unto Me.” I soized his cap and ran to the brook for water, with which I moistened his parched lips aud bathed his gory temples. Taking my case of instruments from my pocket, 1 The sketching, or lhen proceeded to probe his wounds. and treated me ever uher with a coldnoss    I perhaps flirting; for you know our    fellows!    Mexicans,    1    forgot    to    mention,    had    rifiod •abm utely freezing.    idid not extend to tho Mexican semioras the I    him    of    his    watch    nnd    other    valuables,    but Things wero ,n this state when an uncle of hostile feeltug with which they regarded tho | on tearing open his shirt I found a email his wiih wife nnd daughter, stopped for a men.    For myself, I cannot say that I ad-' locket suspended    from bis    nock    by a hair whorl timo, in the vicinity of the Fort, on i mired    them much. ¡Some of them were (chain, which had    escaped    their    search. 1 «their way to Washington. The daughter, j pretty, to be sure, but that abominable hub- opened it. It contained his mother’s por-AFss Eveline, wns a charming young lady, u of smoking ciganots, spoiled them in my trait. (Ho was her only son und she was a and every unmarried man iu the garrisou eyes.    ‘1 liked a good cigar myself/ said widow.) immediately foil in lovo with her. U would i the Doctor, re-lighting tho ono which had*! “Thank God!”    I again    ejaculated; “that weary you to numerate tho pic nics, the gone out, ‘but 1 don’t like to see n woman mothor’s curse will not ligbt on me.” water-parties, the drives and balls that were    I smoking. 1 couldu’t fancy Venus    herself] given in honor of her. A good naiured    j with a cigar in her mouth, rivalry prevailed among us for preference,] Wall, one morning I sauntored forth, and tho bets were taken us to whether Da-; portfolio in haud, for tho purpose of taking somo sketches; and in tho course of my wanderings, camo upon a pretty little dwoi-ling by tho side of a water-fall, in a sweet sequestered spot; on a mossy beuch by the door sat a young girl of wotideriul beauty, with a guitar in her hand, the sweet melody of which blended delightfully w ith the soft therefore perhaps we are uimblo to purlici-iof age, wo find him supplying the astrono* pate iu the gleo—wo hud almost said the mical matter of on almanac in New York, exultation—with which he unconsciously Next he is admitted to the bar, a self fitted admits that tho Stale of which hots so lawyer. Now ho is on tho bench of lha proud—V irginia—which was formerly fa* Supreme Court. Next he becomes « mem-mous as a breeder of heroes, is now chiefly her of the Continental Congress. Then ho known to the world ns a breeder of negroes! is a member of the committee of six to frame tho Declaration of Independence.- Tho Dying Mozart. Wolfgnng Mozart, the great Gorman He continued a member of Congress for nearly twenty yoars, nnd was acknowledged Ono Comes no More. • flock, however w.tch’d end tended, du.,1 nt Vteona in the year 1791. in bo one of the most useful men and wises, Liut one dead lamb ia títere There id 110 fireside, howsoo’r defended, ßut hu« one vacant chairl’ There is Bomoihibing beautiful nnd touch*    counsellors iD tho land. At length having mg in tho circumstances of his death. His    discharged every office with perfect ability, sweetest souu was the last ho sung—-the    and honored in hi3 sphere, ho died regretted Three summers ago, as wo passed to nnd Requiem. He had boon employed upon and loved by State and nation. This man from our    dwelling,    we    used    to notice    two    this exquisite piece for several weeks, his    was Roger Shorntan. We take particular goldou    haired    children    at    play in the    yard j    soul filled with inspirations of richest melo-    satisfaction nowand thon, in chronicling dy, and already claiming kindred with im-    the career of these self-made mo? and hold- mortntity. After giving it its last touch,    ing them up as bright examples for the tains    of    childish buoyancy and    mirth,    and j and breathing into it that undying spirit of    youth of o«jr time to follow. It is the bost as briuht    as    the sunshine which    played    d0ng which was to consecrate it through ail    service a journalist can perform for the good or upon the sidewalk, of health and beauty, 'They wore pictures evor-gushing foun- around them. Each hud a cordial greeting for us as we passsed, and each morn and What to do with my patient after having c°mpanv wiih a friend, wo turnod the same dressed his wounds, w'as what puzzled me. j conier* ftn(^ a lovely girl camo to meet him, time, as his ‘cygnean strain/ he fell into a I of the risiog generation, gontlo and quiet slumber. At length the evo wo looked (or lhair bounding forms as; light footsieps of his daughter Emilie awoko O^VV hen a cucumber is takeu from th« wo turned tho corner. Not long since, in ] him. ‘Come hither/ said he‘rnv Emilie—] viQ0*8fly» lh® Ma,na Cultivator, let it bo mv task is done—the Uequiom-my Requi«jcul Wlth a knife, leaving about the eighth em is finished/ ‘Say not so. dear father/I ofaD »nch. of the cucumber on the stem, and turned up tho cheek for the accustomed said the gentle girl, interrupting him, as Rien slit the stem with a knife from its end vul or,Jone9, or tho Doctor, or the commando nt himself, had tho bust chance. For myself, 1 wee, I do think, neriously in lovo with the charming girl. 'To be sure •ho did not givo much encouragement, but I tried to eucourngo mysolf. I rode with her, danced with hor, walked with her, ano 'To remove him myself, was impossible; to leavo him in tho burning rays of tho sun, after having partiaSIv restored him to life,,    . soemcd cruel, however, there wns no alter-! ,riS llP- 1 horo was a shadow deeply lying I cheek has a glow upon it—I am sure wo kiss. “The other little feel do not come to j tears stood in her evos. ‘You must lie bet-meot mo any more!” said ho with a quiver* I ier—vou look hotter, for even now your kept with her as much ua I possibly could, j murmuring dash of the water-fall, nnd tho I saw that Elliot scowled darker than ever j gurgling of tho stream boyond it. It was a u|>on mo, but I did not caro for that; iu lact j picture of surpassing beauty nnd loveliness, 1 was glnd of an opportunity of giving him 1 and 1 immediately sat down on a fullen tree pain, nnd showing him that his dislike for t0 commit it to paper. mo was    not shared    by    his    connections.    While thus employed, a man was observ- On    the    evening of her    intei    ded    departure, ] ed approaching, whom I soon found out was no other than Elliott himself. As ho neared the cottage, the young girl, who had evi-deutly been expecting him, threw down her guitar and ran eagerly to meet him. Ho there had been a farewell ball. 1 had danced with her the whole evening, while Elliott, who did not dance at all that night, sat moodily conversing with his father. I was so fascinated with her, ond so grieved at the thought of her leaving, that before 1 slept that oight, 1 resolved to see hor to the morning, and make her a tender of my heart. Accordingly ns early as decency permitted, 1 called, and wa9, by tho blundering showu native. Before leaving him, 1 half carried, half dragged him into the shade cf a tree about a hundred yards distant, it would bo impossible to describe rny sensations, when I lound myself with my deadly enemy in my arms—two hearts so lately boiling over with malice and reveugo, and ali tho dnrkost passions of our nature, now throbbing ponce fully against oach other; his, poor fellow, with a motion so faiui as to be scarcoly perceptible. Well, I hurried to the encampment for assistance, aud soon had him conveyed thither in safety. For many weeks, lie lay hovering between life and death; for the 111 his heart. will nurse yo 1 up ugu.u — lot mo bring jot to the vine, leaving a small portion of tha cucumber on each division,and on each separate slit will he a new cucumber as largo as the first. Thoso wishing to raise larg® The tripping steps of the ms .......  _     o    ■—* ter awoke the echoes of the little brother’s > something refreshing.*    ‘Do not deceive quantities of this article for    pickles, will do steps down where they linger,’mid theduso- j yourself, my love, said tho dying father, 've^‘ 10 By the experiment. Intion of broken hopes. Tho other little j‘this wusted form can never bo restored by    ‘    ‘ steps moot him no more! There is a vacant j human aid. From heaven's mercy nlouo chair by the hearth, and tho winter fiik«s|(jo 1 look for aid in this my dying hour.— fall coldly upon tho little mound among the You spoke of refreshment, mv Emilie—take sleept-re. Lite has no sunshine which dis- j these my last notes—sit down 10 my piano pels these shadows, which linger through 1 here sing with them the hymn of your sain-life like u pall over buried treusuros.    I    i0J mother—let mo onco more hear those The little foet are tripping to the music of tones which have been so long mv solace*, ,    ,    ,    , ment nnd doligbt.* Km,In, obeyed, nnd with , w,,h ft voice enriched with tendurost emotion,! CGTTwo wealthy ladies, Missus Anna angels. — Cayuga Chief. Tale-Bearing. Never repeat a story, unless you are certain it is correct, and even not then on- servant, showu at once into her presence,: where an extraordinary scene presented it*' fiercely,‘that you have crossed my path—it self. On a aofa in tho room, her face buried ] shall bo tho last time! Follow me if you in the cushions, her dress disordered, her; dare.* pain of his wounds, which wero very severe, sal down besido her on the bench, when sud- | lh« 'oss of blood, and tho exposure tu the sun    !    !ess •‘omoU:l,,8    10    l,a    gninec..    0    10 donly observing me, he started as if a sor- j brought on brain fever, and nothing but the,lcrcst    u> yoursolf,    or    for    tho    gnoc 0 r 19 per pent hud stung him, and hastily approached mosl unremitting caro and attention saved : aon me. He glared upoo me with a look in i bis life. He bore his Rufi’orirjgs with that which all the hatred that had been gather- n°klo enduranco which is true heroism, and ing for so many years seemed condensed, j ^hich let me tell you, is a much rarer ar-This is tho socond time, sir/ said lie, 1 tide tiian mere courage in the field. fact he displayed during his ‘    ■*    s I Q^r A Methodist and a Quaker having stopped at a public house, agreed to sleep in tho same bed. Tho Methodist knelt down, prayed fervently, and confessed a long catalogue of sins. After he arose, the Quaker observed, ‘Really, friend, if thou art as bad as thou sayest thou art I think 1 dare not in beautiful hair, which curled naturally, all in a tangle, and her attitude denoting the very prosiration of di9pair, lay the charming girf 1 had parted from last night in the exuberance of youthful and light-hearted joy.! On a tablo besido her, and on tho floor, ■wore scattered innumerable letters, ond a portrait, a locket, a blue ril bon, ond a withered roio lay carelessly among them. •If by crossing your path/ said I, ‘you mean an allusion to that young woman concerned. Tattling i*» a mean and wicked practice, and ho who iudu'ges in it, grows more fond of it in proportion as he is successful. If you have no good to «ay ofi your neighbor, never approach hi? charac- 1 er by telhng that which is fulse so tho dish of sung the following nlanza>: Spirit! thy labors aro o’er' Thy term of probation is rin, Thy eteps arc now bound for tlio untrodden shore, And tho rnco of immortals begun. Fpiril! look not on tho strife, ()r the pleasures of earth with regret — Piiuso not on the thrcshholds of liinitluae hie. To mourn for the day that is sot. Spirit! no fetters can bin i, No wicked have power to 111 »lest; wretched ..            Ho    who sickness .0 , „ ,h f of ,, ioloods to tel) : XU«o th„ «vcy l,k, tl,co-tb. shall nnd A lleavcn, a Mansion of rc-it. manyndmimblo qual.t.e..hntuw,s am>5-|olher,of your |au|„,    „    .......... lory to me how I could have m,«»ken «110w„ ,3 handed fr0.n ono to another, until character so completely. Whether it wan .. .    .    .    * . .    .    ..    1    ,    the    t    ire    becomes    enormous.    ‘A    Rtory    never I owing to this, or to my having done him n t    .      i    i    i    . i u . i ,    .    .    »    *    ...    looses    anything,    is    wis,eiy    remarked:    but assure you 1 havo not spoken to her nor ap- service I cannot tell; but insousib v tho .1 i, nrnn.Knrl    Un.    Ln    i    ...    .....    *    1        u„_.    11,    V:'    «o    the    contrary    gains    m    proportion    as    it    ,s proached nearer to her than I nm now.* hatred all melted from my heart nnd in it* repented by thoso who have not a very strict regard for truth. Truly, ‘tho tongno is un uuruly evil, full of deadly poison.* ‘Must 1 call you a coward?’ said fie, ‘will!    stead sprang up a strong feeling of roga you follow mo or not?    !    Curious, wasn’t it ? I threw down my drawing matorials and    j    But whothor his feeling was reciprocated followed him. Ha entered the chapperel,'    or noi, I knew not; for although his entire] (G7“The Fokin Flaindea'er says tho Illi- fattier. it was ino euii pnssinnicsa smue    —---*    ——  * and led the way to a clear space near a manner was peculiarly soft and goDlle, and nojs rjVor is ns hoar dried up ns it ffeneralv ' which the rapt nnd joyous spun left—w>th 03r!f honest m*n are ihe «alt oTtheeartrv ~ I 1.    f    I    _    _    1    _    *    1    11    i    .»it    .    ■    ...    '    *    x*    .    -    ,    .    '    .    ,    !    w*    kn    i    ,4    *    f\    Kr*    * llA Cl lifjt VI Spirit! how bright is the road 1'or which th>u art now on the wing. Thy home it will be with thy Snviof nnd God, Their loud hnlleluj ilt to Ring, Ad she concluded, she dwelt for a moment upon tho low, melancholy notes of the piece, nnd thon turning from tha instrument, looked in silence for tho approving smilo of her father. It was tho etili passionless smile j and Elizabeth Sherwood, Sheffield, England, i have just been liberated by the intervention of thoir friends, after fourteen years’ im* : prisonnru'nt for contempt of tho court of .chancery. They continued in prison four* ! teen years rnther than produce an unimportant document in their possession. OCT A sporting young lady says, ‘if tho course of true love novor does run smooth, why don’t they water it, nnd roll it regularly so many line’s a day, until they get tho course ho smooth that nnv donkey could run upon ill* That young lady is‘some.’ no old Devil»* if:/-• Hurrah for Fillmore!’ said fashioned Whig. ‘Hurrah for the snid the sour office holder, to whom tho exclamation was addressed. ‘Very good/ retorted the Whig, ‘you bur nth for your candidate, and I II hurrah for mino.’ She rose rn my entrance, and wculd havej ruoninghrook. IBre ho turned and drew his eyes would Hght when I approached the g^g t0 be ot this season oí the vea r. the seel of d^ath upon Miosc leouire?. ! pretty girl« may be said 'u bo the augan. ;