Mount Carmel Register, March 4, 1859

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March 04, 1859

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Mount Carmel Register (Newspaper) - March 4, 1859, Mount Carmel, Illinois Carmel NEW SERIES. TIIE M«l NT CARMEL REUSlER PR1STKD AND PKTU.tsll fcD T. s. Kit MOUNT CARMEL, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, MARCH 4. 1859. VOL. 17. NO. 31. n r Office ........ Goforth’s Building,.... Main St TERMS OF 81 BSC ItlFTION : One Dollar per annum, Strictly in Advance. TERMS OF ADVERTISING: Square of Ten Lines or lesa first insertion . . $1 00 Each subsequent insertion.......  50 t’ard« of Six Lines per annum........ 6    00 The usual deduction to yearly advertisers. ys^Prompt payment will be exacted in all cases. showed bet a pocket handkerchief sort of a sail; this kept her head to the wind. I had a guy made faat to the boom, which kept it firm, and lushed the helm we then rode like a duck on the water; 1 turned iti as usual after being relieved, and said nothing to any one a out what I had heard In the morning the captain sent for me, told me not to sjieek about what he had said lust night, but that he had been told that his da vs 1" From the Brownvill® (N. T.) Advertiser, f#|. 4. The Very Latest from the Mines. Ilising in the World. Experience continually contradicts the notion • We had yesterday the plsastire of meeting that a poor young man cannot rise If we look Messrs. (’ A Lawrence, Dr A. 8 Kunkfo over the list of rich men in l’hiladelphia, we find i W Wimer and James flail, who arrived at ¡his tb»t nearly all of them began life worth little or! place direct from the gold regions—Denver C*ty nothing Girard was a poor boy The late Mr They made    the trip in twentv    dava, haring left    Lidgewaycame to the city a country lad,    almost the gold regions on the Hh    of Jautiarv, and    penniless. What is true of Philadelphia,    is tru* . arrived hereon the first of February, lying by .*!«<» of New York and Boston. Astor began four davs.    | with nothing. Abbott Lawrence had only a pair From these gentlemen we gain the most «ila- of «tout hands, a willing heart, and a good cuar — * - |    ' 1 m    ¡,fr Lnwrencfe is    *o**r for his original capital To any    person ce Company,”    that left LeaSeo-    familiar with tho millionaires of the    Unite«1 Railroad C’npncity of the State. j    Ike    Partington's    Composition. There is no State in the Fnion »0 adapted to "Plymouth Rock/’ being the subject given milroad operations as Illinois The formation out for the exefciee of the school, tne teacher of the country. th** rapid increase of inhabitant! and the building of important towns and cities, and the immense trade, in all directions, make the state the most attractive point for the investment of railroad capital. These inducement* have been seen by men of enterprise and wealth and boy» were astonished at the following luminous com position by Ike Partington, which displays great historical acumen, and a most astonishing chronological facility. Plymouth Hock—Tbis Rook was brought to this country in the Mayflower, in the year 1492, I Owe No Man a Dollar. 0, do not envy, my own dear wife, The wealth of my next door neighbor, But bid me still to he stout of heart, And cheerfully follow mv labor. You must know, the fost of those little debts, That have been our lingering sorrow, Is paid this night! So we'll both go forth With happier hearts to-morrow. O, the debtor is but a shame-faced dog, With the creditor's name on his collar ; While I am a king, and yon arc a queen, For we owe no man n dollar t Our neighbor you saw in hi» coach to-day, With his wife and his flaunting daughter, While we sat down to our ooverless board, To a crust and a cup of wator ; I saw that the tear-drop stood in your eye, Though you tried your best to conceal it— I knew that tho contrast reached your heart, And you could not help but feci it ; But knowing now that our scanty fare Has freed my neck from the collar, You’ll join my laugh and help me shout, That we owe no man a dollar ! This neighbor whose show has dazzled your eves In fact is a wretched debtor : I pity him oft from my very heart, And I wish that his lot were better. Why, the man is the veriest slave alive, For his dashing wife and daughter Will live in style, though ruin snould come— So he goes like a lamb to the slaughter ; But he feels it the tighter every day, That terrible debtor’s collar ! Oh, what would be give, could he say with us, That he owes no man a dollar ! You seem amazed, but I’ll toll you more ; Within two hours I met him Sneaking away with a frightened air, As if a fiend had beset him ; Yet he fled from n very worthy man. Whom I met with tho greatest pleasure—■ Whom I called bv name and forced to stop, Though ho said he was not at leisure, lie held my last note ! so L held him fast, Till he freed mv nock from the collar ; Then I shook his hand as I proudly said, Now, I owe no man a dollar I Ah ! now you smile, for you feel the force Of the truth I have been repeating ; I knew that a downright honest heart In that gentle breast was beating 1 To-morrow I rise with a giant’s strenght, To follow my daily labor ; But ere we sleep, let ua humbly pray For our wretched next door neighbor ; were numbered He poiftted to the log-book, in which he had put down that he had seen his hie and reliable information wife come into the cabin, and that she »poke to 0f the "Lawrem him, and fold him something about himself.    He    worth last    fall; Dr. K tinkle is from Sioux dt?    State*,    a score of    similar examples will occur, then requested me to sign his statement in    the    iOWa, and    went out by the Omaha route ; Mr.’    0n thp    other hand,    the ions of rich men, who) J®°** Rn<* ordered me not to say n word to    any    Witner is from 8t. Louis—aonofex-Mnyor Wiper    1 began    life with the    capital which so many poor jo the ptf** a* Rs he lived. I told him    not    —and Mr.    Hall is from Leavenworth.    ! young    men covet,    frequently die beggars. It1 1to aa thing about it, as auch things wen;; These gentlemen have thorougly prospected, would probably not be going too far to say that only imaginations, and were caused by the atom-' and exhibited sDccimena of the nrecimn metal * large maioritv of inch moneyed individuals r t    j    §    i    i*    i    •    i    ,    'si    ran    >    uuilSVfJUCIICt.    I    lit*    ,v I ear<l a crack aatern, and felt a jar through* gold yet found to any extent, is what is termed be rno the whole ship. I turned round and found the ‘ float gold,” and quicksilver will necessarily «Wi v pitching had caused the heavv boom of the try- have to be used to a considerable extent, in ty , great difficulty made it fast again; it took us; gold” in the spring. But little prospecting ha-* a com pet vcs, some time to settle, and I then went down to yet been done in the mountains, owing to the sufficient I tell tae captain. Hit cabin was just as I left it 1 *©aaon of the year and the occupancy of time in rc»llv wl getting a little sail up again; I found him to $12, and often $15 per day—from 5 to* 33    will not, as they phrase it. "stoop to hard reading his Bible, a thing I never heard of him    cents    per pan. Gold is found from the surface    work.” It is    astonishing, therefore, that they otng before. He put it down and came on deck;    down    to the bed rock, a depth averaging ifteen    ar<! P*i*ed in    the race of life by others with less or ered me to get ap the fore-topcail; I went    foet.    The only dilficulty, at present is tlie want    capital originally, but more energy, thrift and orwnrd to see about it, and the skipper walked    of water. But as several companies of compe-    industry? for    these virtues, after all, are worth on to t ie pooji; the heon was still lashed, and; tent capitalists are already organized for furn- mure than money They make money, in fact i no one there but him.    ; ishing water, this, therefore, cannot much longer Nay, after it is made, they enable the possessor wag giving the men orders to go aloft, when ¡remain an obstacle of any consequence The 10 keep it, which most rich men pronounce to more difficult than the making The young who begins life with a resolution always to -    r    /    .    -7-    **"’■ w    •»    «    wiiBtwiwHv caveuv, in —7 ".v part of his income, is sure even without sail to break the guy that fastened it; it was collecting the finer and more valuable particles. extraordinary ability, gradually to acquire a swinging from side to side with every lurch of Shot gold has been discovered to some extent, sufficiency, especially habits of economy, who h t ie snijxj I ran aft with ad the men, and with and old milters are confident of finding ‘nugget fke resolution renders necessary, will make that ...11    .1----«. #    -•    ■    - ~*>etenee for him which would be quite in nt for a more extravagant person. It is .    .    ....     —    —-• —- —v. w„v..paocy or time in ,CM,iy what we save, even more than what we before, and no oue m it; I came out and asked preparing comfortable quarters.    j    tivakc, which leads us to fortune. He who en-| tor him on deck, but no one had seen him there 1 Gold has been discovered in satisfactory qusn- targes hi* expenses im fast as bis earnings in-1 he men said he was on the poop, when the guy tities, along the base of the mountains, from crease, must always be poor, no matter what gave way; there was a general call throughout New Mexico to Fort Laramie.    his abilities are. And content raav be had on the ship, but the captain was not found. I he Water power is abundant on all the «■tream» in comparatively little. It is not in luxurious Iiv-lirst mate and I went on to    the poop and looked    that vicinity—South    Platte, Vascom’s Creek    u£ that men find real happiness. ¡well round. On the bulwarks near the stern Cherry Creek, Long’s Creek, Rollistati s Creek    ——-    — | there wa« a »light dent, and close beside it a and Cache la Peudre. There is. therefore, no j    The    Fruiu    of    Gambling. ; streak of blood , there wa» no doubt but that the necessity of freighting all the heavy accompani- A young gentleman of Montgomery county, boom 111 its first swing had knocked the skipper mentrofstsam saw mills. Pine timber of an recently visited Louisville on business for a rel j clean o\ orboard, and the chances were, smashed excellent quality abounds, and in inexhaustible! fttive, and after collecting a claim of £7 10. made .some of his limbs, too.    quantities. Lumber,    which    at present is sawed    an injudicious display of his money    in a public We never saw him more.    I he first mate took    out by hand, is worth    from    $125 to $150 per    bar-mom. Soon after, he fell in with a woll- the command, and I told him    about the captain s    lu00 feet.    drested gentleman, named Francis    Bement, of vision, he langhed at me, and told me 1 was a Denver City and Auraria, only separated hr Nashville, Tenn., and after an ©yuter-atew and fool to believe in such rubbish; and recommend the small stream Cherry Creek, will he, if not ‘sumthin' to take” the young gentleman from ed me not to talk about it. 1 quietly tore the; already, consolidated, and will hereafter bs Montgomery was induced to join a “ pleas ant leaf out ot the log book, and i have got it now known as Denver City. At that place are al- little party,” and take a hand in a »mall gaiee twill show it to you. (Say tug this, he went ready erected over three hundred houses; aud of power. It is tho old storv, no often told. He down to his cabin, ana brought me up the sheet when these gentlemen left, material was on the »offered to win $70 or $r!0, and then the ground for one hundred and eighty-asven other ”luck changed,” and the genteel gamblers, for houses, winch «re in process of erection, to be •oijjpieted by the first ot March. The soil there-a 1.1 iu is good, wut not, sufficiently extensive ftrc. as ■ otiid be ed to and sire-e the Central Railroad Company wm by the Pilgrims, under the direction of elder Os* chartered, the progress of railroad* in the stat«1 mun Brewster, who afterwards moved to Boston, has never had an equal. In the Inst 10 year* and became an alderman of that city. It was more railroads have been made in Illinois than on this rock that Governor Carver first shook were built in any other state in three times that hands with Samoset, who said: "Welcome Eng-period. Three years have produced more rail- lishmant” It is recorded that when Samoset road wealth and power in Illinois than many came up, Governor Carver asked him if bs was of the older states can ever expect to have areal Ingine, or only a member of an Ingino The profits derived bv the people from this pro- company. greas has advanced the State in all thing* more I The    rock    has long been    regarded    asafamou* than any other means could have doue iu a    place.    The    American Eagle for a    great many quarter of a century.    years used to come and whet hi* beak on the It was but a f* w years since when the entire rock, but in 1553 Miles Standish, \n order to »tat« was indolently lingering through the dark- keep it from being stolen, carried it and put it est days of her existence—days that seemed to1 in front of Pilgrim Hall, where it remains at the have no ending. The public debt with it* im- present time, invested with great interest and mcnaify threatened ruin forevar to the public an iron fence. The fence bears the names of credit, and the hope of gaining relief by means all the Pilgrims in cast-iron letter* that can't be of an increased prosperity was but faint. The    rubbed out. prospect of the vast and fertile prairies being    Ths    rock    is a good deal    worn oat    by the al- occupied by industrious and well paid farmers lu«ions touching it that are thrown off by Fourth appeared as the plainest uncertainty. Public of July orators. Plymouth Rock is the corner-workt were wanted, yet none would venture to stone of the cellar wall of our Republican struc* •ftgaae in their construction. 'Die monument» tore, paragorically speaking, and the spirit of of roily that a system of internal improvement' Liberty «its upon it with a drawn sword in one of which the state wus proprietor, had left, moss hand, and the torch of freedom in the other; covered am1 ruined, warned individual enter- and if lbes invade the shore of Plymouth at high prise to withhold its resources and »hut up it» water—for they never can get in at low tide— energies.    , they will throw this rock in their teeth. It is But suddenly all things became changed, a precious legacy from the Past to the Present-Cities awakened to activity. Farmers went to and from it may bo reckoned the Pilgrim s Pro, work. Villages prosjiered. Private capital began—Saturday Keening Gazette. to circulate, and soon no one was heard to com-,      --,»»♦    .      .    , plain of hard times.    Tho    Senator    aud    the    Dromios. * * *      ’    T*10    senior    Mr.    Gay,    of    the    National    Hotel A. Hundred \ ears Ago.    Washington,    boars    quite a likeness to Gen. The Pittsburg Post, in an article, alluding Cass, and upon tnis the correspondent of the to the one hundredth annivery of Old Fort Duquesne, says: “One hundred ysar« ago there was not a single white man in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois territories. Then, what is now the most flourishing part of America, was n* little New York Times tells the following story; A sstrunger, who supposed he knew mine host very well, put up at the National the other night Siuce this house has become the crack hotel at the Capital, it is quite full at this time, and tho new comer was necessarily, for the first night, -cut to the upper floor to sleep. Coming down luntry round tho mountains of »tairs the next morning, a little cross, be met was not until 1.6'J, that the (jen. Cass there, who has a fine suit of rooms known ns tho tho moou. It    _    _    ____ 'Hunt! r ot Kentucky, the galiant ami adven* ¡u the hall, stepped up to him. aud in language tur-MH Bo me, left hi» humo ¡11 North < aroiiua, more forcible and rapid than elegant, said: to becom« the first hitler of Kentucky. The ‘T 11 be d—d if 1 11 stand it! Yon ve put me first pioii or <1 Ohio did not settle until twenty tjie top of the house. I must have a room A hundred years ago «ooiewhere lower down.” of paper, which I read and found it as h- tun described.) We went on to th»* Mauritius, loa 1-ed and returned to England I had no o; o 10 nity of fulfilling my promise of wruiiig t » ;h captain’» wife, so immediately 1 could u-r > :1m ship, I started for Gosport, to tell her about loss. 1 found her house from the address sh And we’ll pray for the time when «11 shall be    free '    had given me, and walked once or twice up ami    for    brick    making    »re    found From the weight of the debtor’* collar—    down to consider all I should sav to her. It was    lilt.    8flu,on    of-lh2    VPar ♦. When the poorest shall lift: up a voice and    cry,    ft diificult thlng and on* , (Jul not muoh like ,lo ow, ofteucmaua^iir    ^    . ing having to relate the death ot her husband; j'„r tijft Stare, to k RTRiNCS si'oiiv    —beside women are inclined to think there is *    some neglect in other», if an accident happens It wn» on a miserable cold day in February, 110 those they love Such thev were, swept the table end ]tocketed $1110 of hi* money. The young man cam® overwhelmed w-ith «hame. and repm ¡**<1 that he had deposited ¡his amount in one of th<* Louis vilh- banks, hut finally confessed his follv, and it q ini tio* of building stone and clay secured the amount by mortgage on property. tua»** tue _rett agricultural importance. in country Excc Notw th stand in *avns are arriving constantly, and those wim have been there, leaving proc .if© supplies wf v. that the good hark Emerald, in which 1 was second mate, weighed anchor from the mud opposite Gravesend, and commenced her voyage for the Mauritius. I had sailnd with the Cap tain (Wharton) to the West Indies, on a former he experience of thin unfortunate youn geritleman was something like that of the prodigal son of an old Quaker, who, tailing among the ««tne <•(;i>h of flue»©» at New Orleans, was kinds, to return again in the spring.    ,    fleeced <»t his last dollar, and coming home, re- Marble, of an excellent quality, has keen dis- ported that he had deposited hi* money in a covered; plaster of Pans abounds, and Pikes Bank "What Bank? asked the old gwitlo- Gen. Cass, interposing and nervously—"Sir, you are mistaken in the person you are addressing. I am General Cass, of Michigan." Stranger, (confusedly.) ‘‘Beg your pardon, Gen. Cass—thought it was my old friend Gay. Beg a thousand pardons, sir. All a mistake, all a mifttake, I assure you, sir.” The General passed out of the building, but soon returned, and as luck would have it, the stranger met him full in the face again, but in This time he was sure he bad Ucuakor fr« Us At lust I plucked up courage, and knocked at peak is thought to be composed principally of! man. and this was the son’s reply the door. A deeent-looking servant came, and the latter upon my asking it Mrs. Wburton were at home,! There is, perhaps, no counfrv in which game she replied, Mrs \\barton don t live here; Mrs. abounds more plentifully—buffalo, elk, black ,,,,    111    *    •    .    , .    ..    ,-1,v*’8    here aijd ain’t at home,” L {and white tailed deer, black and grizzly bear, voyage, and had been asked by him to take the a*ked if she could tell me where to bud Mrs. second mate’« place this trip, though 1 was only Wharton, and was informed by the maid that twenty-one years old at the time. I thought it she* was a stranger, and knew nothing; but the was a good berth, and accepted it, although 1 baker over the way, she though’, eoui i tell me disliked the man. He was a good sailor, there . I went over, and asked the bak r s w.lV, and she is no denying it, but a bit of a bully, and I al- informed me that Mrs Wharton had been dea f ways suspected, drank a good deal when quiet j near;', five m >nths, and her aunt had moved off in his cabin. He had been married just before j wu9 tnun    -k at tl. « iutcil me*.-, and our voyage, and his honeymoon was curtailed by ' immediate!. u . *®d tin- dare of he:    th’ >!.j the hurry of our departure. I saw his wife sev-    looked over u a,    •».,.>» lv eral times before we left England, for she was»    told me. I put it    dovva at Gravesend and also came on board while we    book, and when 1    got back    to the    .»hip, i tb .n    1 were lying in the docks She was a very pretty    the date the same    us that    noted on    the leal    01 young girl, and seemed to be too quiet for the j the log-book us the one that the captain bud Ol lie ‘ ! ill tile dl n inv niem i antelope, mountain sbeep and goat, turkey and ! sage ben. Almost everything to eat, drink and w ar, will be in great demand and w II pay well to uk*-out from tin» portion ofthecountry, except, perhaps, 11 >ur, winch can be brought from New Mr-Xico and sold a: Ie-s price than can b« aifur-¡0 1 after irfighting from h re. ir . iwi lie*, who ha* ha I great experience in t *e ».tins, iinnks ior lieavy loading, cattle a preterable; but for bgut loads and quick trips, o: course males are best. He also thinks I do not exactly remember in what bank, father: 1 know it was a very good ones it had, a a scriptural name. It was—tun! let me see—j it was the Bhanioh (Faro) Bank, 1 think. Doings of the N» tiro Emperor. The Chronique Par in ie one contains the following facetious story: "The Emperor Fan »tin 1 , who imitates France in nil things, and has, like her, prince«, mar j shals dukes, counts, colleges, and universities, recently resolved to establish an academy of forty members, like the world renowned French Academy. But it was not easy to select the fortv. «very inhabitant of the empire who could write his name thinking himself qualified. So! lucre will ne no danger of overstocking the his Majesty decreed that 3,000 of his subjects Country beef cattle, as is feared by many, who possessed the reputation of being the most skipper, ^10* I thought did not tieat htr as h<. .seen her oil the Cape. Now. 1 never wa» super- on account of the presence of such an abundance i lettered of all, should, on a given day, assemble ought to nave none.    stitious before tins, nor am I alarmed now at the ot Wlld gtuue if tbo diggmgs prove as lucra- at his palace, and be subjected to a literary test. * °n n v.1 v .StC i    e    a co . idea ot seeing ghosts; but still there is a queer tive a» there is every reason to believe thev will, VVhe they ha<l collected, he announced that tage a ^ ospoi ,^w 11 et us iana was aw^a\,,    *01-t ol feeling comes over mo when 1 think    ol j miners    will not take the tune to hunt, but prefer    the test was the writing of the word citron, and  ____ paying    even larg« prices for beef at their cabin    that those who made 110 error in the spatting. How an Ohio Farmer was Captivated.    *    ■*llis !?» t0 our m'nd* «ound reasoning,    j should be members of the Academy. Pens, ink and asked me, if I had time, to write her a few j that nfoht words to say how the ship got on, iu case we met any of the homeward bound, or stopped at any port, I believe, when she shook hands with me and said, " Good bye, sir- a happy voyage to eau after this time (.’.im<la belonged to France, and the wholi population of ibe ‘ „ited States did not oxceed •v milliou and a half of people. A hundred years ago, thv‘ great Fred* rick of Prussia, was per-formi.ig tho»*- exploits which ha* 1 made Aim immortal in military annals, and with his little monarchy w«» sustaining a «ingle hand' d content with Russia, Austria and France—the three great powers of Europe, combined. A hundred years ago Napoleon was not bom, and W«*-hington wes a modest Virginia Colonel, and the    another position ¿jreiif event* <** the history of two world», in    mi«.« h«^», («* tl« which these great but dissimilar no-n took lead- Ini®* had just gone out. So the stranger step-ing parts, wusj then    earcely fore.»hadowad.    A    ped holdly up, slapped the General heartily aud hundred years ago    the L nitcd    State» was    the    familiarly on    the shoulder, exclaiming : mu»t loyal part ol the British empire, and on the “jjj heaven«, Gay, I’ve got a rich sell to re-political horizon no speck indicated tho struggle    late. I met old Cassup stairs, just    now, thought w hich, within a «core of years thereafter, estab-1    ¡t ^us you, and began    cursing    him    about    my liihed the greatest    republic in    th*- world.    A    room.” hundred years ago    there were    but four news-    (}cn cags    (w;th emphasis.) “Well,    young papers in America—steam engine.* had not been mani Vou’ve met old Cass again !” imagined, and railroads and telegraphs had not Strauger sloped, and hasn't been heard of entered into the remotest conceptions of man. I ®ince. When we come to look back at it through the    ___ tTt vista of history we find that the century which Every body has heard of Piccolomini, the 1.«    h..    been .llott«! more imporl.nt Iulian Princ'„9 who ¡8 creatiog such . furor, events in their bearing upon the happiness ot    0 the world than almost any other which has as a    URr    fume    is perhaps only second elapsed since the creation.*    to that of Jenny Lind. Welt, the Indianapolis --»•*-    Citizen gives her the following first rate notice. The Pleasures of lioldtag Office.    ,,    /0.    , , , IT    .    ,    , „    ,    ...    ,,    ,    ‘T*i<«oi.omisi,    ickled Hominy,) the cele- Mr. ( onnel. ono ot the Editors of the Logie, }jrat<.(j Tuscan Singer, will be in Cincinnati on published at Lancaster, Ohio, has thrown up 23d and 24th. The dillctanti (that means, Ids position as chiel clerk of the < mpotroller of translated into th« Hoosier dialect, the ’’big the 1 reasury, and returned to the tripud. He    are    on    the    r/re (that means, they are gives a» his reasons tor so doing, what may not kceping their eyes skinned) for this celebrated prove unprofitable food for the contemplation canfa(ricf> (not cockatrice), this pritna donna ol many young men who look upon a Clerkship aSH(JjH(a (meaning, absolutely an A No. 1 Sing- r ,,    ,    .r    ,    ,    , „    !    Milk cow* will be iu great demand.    ~    1    and paper were brought; each of the 3000 people .    ® Lowell (Mass.) Aetc* relates the follow-; The Indians are perfectly quiet and ao danger wrote the word, and th« judges of the land and I. T f u ,u    tr,    t t, ”    ’    ^irc“m8toace8'.®®nnected wltlGhe marriage from them need be aftpreheuded, as there are bench of bishops were charged to examine the you I fcUmuc 1 inclmed to. .io, ■ ot Mias Anna 1. Ui II,ur, an .ccotnpl.shed .N«w    tlml, two white men to every Indian iu i 30011 ,«,,ers Thev pmolaimed that 39 onlj.of and H «- lone y s,tuat.on more ban her England authore« with a iutoautml tanner : ! ,h>t coul„rv Xhe ld ¡,ra ln the Arra. the ,.j#,    had-written the word correctlj- huaband d,d. She had told me that her only | Miaa Anna 1 Wilbur ol .Newhuryport, by hoe ,„j Cheyenne country.    j    that ia. with a C. the remaining 2,961 having relation was an aged aunt. Well, wefloundered ; her contr,buttons to per.od.cls, attraoted the,' It is needles, to say that this encouraging and used an S. "Only thirty-nine!' cried the Km-«cross the Bay ot Uscay ran down the trades t a,tent,on ot ur, educated tarmer ot Ohm, who reliable new, has given new impetus to the gold p ror, "and we -ant forty. Well, I will be the and in twenty-seven days from leaving England | opened a correspondence with her. At length  .....  in    lhi3    ,ieillit„ knny who wore Ltleth mmnlier mvtmllf “Sire, with a frees,ng north wind we were baking un- j they agreed to meet at a hall-way point, and it belor„ d, os(„, w .j„ubt, -„0    ■ Uesttate," jud der the line with Jo in the shade shown on our their impressions, on seeing each other for the 1 aud    ,df    , --first boat thermometer. The skipper had shoved a couple; first time, were not agreeable, they would sepa-!    ' ‘    '    ‘    , m ^ of our men in irons for very slight offences, du- rate again ; if otherwise, why—we 11 let her tell    e^The Albany Journal    give* the    following Citron with an X ring our run, aud seemed to be a greater brute the storv herself    _    ,    .    H    ,    ,v t„ ;    ,    a    ...u, than ever. He was one of those fel..w. who; “I n«d net tel. how an Ohio farmer fimthad ■    ^    pr^aTm'i‘uli¿d acted as an angel on shore, so pleasant and , his attention attracted to an occasional contri- these days .    F    ordeal Thc'Fmneror was there- kind, but when he got afloat in the blue water, j butor to the Eastern periodicals, or what mo-i “Democracy —convenient title—is used just,    ‘    .    ,    ' :    ' he wasn’t an angel exactly, at least not the right ! tives first prompted him to address a note of    now 10 mean a groat    many    different    things iu sort of an angei.    f interrogation to said writer, to be followed by    different places. In    Pennsylvania    it means specific duties, but in New England ad valorem at W ashington as a place where fortunes are to er\    bound    to    create    a    furore    (an amU Linsut distinction guined. He „bjjp mufes ) It is thought that the “damage” for hearing cried the s, "vour Majesty will no doubt deign to submit to the test?’ "Of course,’ exclaimed Faustin, and in a large, bold hand he wrote The iudges looked puzzled We jogged on, however, till we passed round mutual questions and replies, till the parties the Cape; we gave it a wide berth, and kept well became desirous of meeting, met, aud—were upon proclaimed, amidst the enthusiasm of the assemblage, a member of the Academy. “And ) wtibbe pf-rp**tual Secretary, too,’ added his Imperial Majesty, with pardonable vanity. off the bank, to avoid the current that runs from the east down the coast for seventy miles distant. We were off about Cape L’Agulhas, when the northwest wind, that we had carried with us from near South America, turned round and blew right iu our teeth; we had plenty of wind in our jib, then it blew great guns, and we were under close-reefed topsails for a week. One night I was on the watch, and finding it married. The annals of romance narrate few briefer courtships, aud I may say few more sensible ones. No “meeting* by moonlight make Old Bourbon out of Corn VV hiaky. IIow they The St. Joseph (Mo.) Gazette is responsible ones, and in Virginia, no duties at alt. It meaus j popular sovereignty in Chicago, but in Washington it means federal aggrandisement. It is for the Pacific Railroad 111 California, but alone, ’ no frowns of opposing relatives ; no uguinst it iu Georgia. It is for fishing bounties jealousies of rivals or lovers quarrels. Past 1,1 Maine, but against them in Alabama. It for the following: the day-dreams of youth—by    the world around    fibbusteM in    Louisiana, though it denounces    it I    A few weeks since, Messrs Baker, Woodson termed old bachelor and old    maid-—we had not .111 Michigan. In Ohio it assumes to stand    on    ® Co., of St. Joseph, Mo shipped a hundred yet relinquished our faith in    human goodness, itlie Cincinnati platform, but iu Virginia    it    aad twenty-five barrel* ot Corn whiskey to par- or lost the fervor of feeling,    which intercourse    plants itself    on the resolution of ’98, and    in    ties m St. Louis. It was delivered at that port, was blowing harder than ever, and the »hip with tbe world too often chills. So having fully Carolina it will agree to nothing short of the and the boat remaining there a day or two tor making very bad weather of it, I thought 1 made up our mind* that we were congenial, Charleston resolutions of IttGO. reserving the il r,-turn cargo, the identical barrels, shipped would go down, and ask the skipper's leave to and ought to love each other, we met, and did ri£*u to <bff,'r even from them, if it don t like there as Corn whi-ky, at the usual price lor that Jay to. I dived down the hatchway, and knocked love each other. The experience of three years    All these warring factions claim to be a article, were again placed on board, to come twice at the captain’s cabin-door before I received of married life has satisfied us that the majority «‘«gie party, because they have a name in corn back again, haying been in the meantime,^ re-any answer; at last 1 heard his "come iu.” I; of mankind are in the wrong, and wo m the ulon-    i    ,irau,^e'! as, f    iU-    t    °*Jr    on- opened the door, and was about to report the right. 1 mean to say that we should learn to!    TTT    77----j    While the barrels were lying upon tlie levee, one gale increased, but was stopped by th*1 appear- love mentally and morally first, and personally! tTr .    °    r*C    Pe*    inS*    of the proprietors of the Sterling Mi Is o Su ance of tlie captain. He was as white as a afterwards.”    '    '    ;    We    advice    all    young    people to acqutrein early Josetih happened to be aboard ot the boat, when sheet, and his eyes were like a maniac's. Be-,       |    life the habit of using good language, both in the Captain remarked to him that there were fore I could speak a word, he said, "Have you! Opinion or Illinois Abroad.— Illinois rank» speaking and writing, and to abandon, ns early the same barrels that he had brought down ready seen her?”    among the first State» of the Union in point ofj a* possible, any use of slang words and phrases, to be shipped back, the brand having been I did not know what he meant, but said, “Beg iparcuitural wealth, and boasts of the largest The longer they live the more difficult theaooui- changed. Upon examination the private mark pardon, sir, the ship is making very bad weather grate city in the North-West Her weauh and -»‘tion of such language will be and if the golden of Messrs. Biker, Wood sou «V Co. was found up-uf    ! population are rapidly increasing, and her pui>- age of youth, the proper season for the acquLi- He cursed the weather, and repeated :    "Did be debt, which is uot large for her resources, tion of language, be passed in it.» abuse, tbe see rav wife as she came in r’    will be paid within the m-xt eight year* at the unfortunate viqUm of neglected education is be mads, and emi says : • We return with feeling* of plensure to the her "holler^will be about a V—that is for a editorial chair, after an absence of one year. fr0,jt »eat. If anybody wants to hear her, be or A year in ¡ho puohc service at W ashington has Hke w-p j,ave ^ qUick about it and secure a hud the eh-ct ot connncing u* ¡hat the¡private j ^^rved seat, as the amateurs (from amo to station is the po-t ot honor, pleasure and profit; jove au(j    flear—]0Ve to pay dear for any- and we quit public oJice gladly, voluntarily, fhing) are taking all the best benches, at fabu-and without a tangle regret at the loss ot na jQUrt prjce9 honors or emoluments. It seems strange that    is, in    musical parlance,    a sopranco (that there should be such a laseinauon in those post- jg gke soft soaps her hearers), and sings as high tions at Washington for the young men of our ag doupi0 without getting into the falsetto country. \\ hen obtained, they are but living /^hat is, into a yell). Her staccato movements grave», in which the occupant buries hns honrs, ( wj10re ske makes her voice "wabble”) are about his ambition, and hi* energies. No matter how ag mug;caj ttS a horse-laugh. But we shall have brilliant, how intelligent, how industrious, he to refrain, aud not pursue this criticism further, becomes metamorphosed into tbe tread-mul por QQ pe^oQ wjj0 jg not av fait (up to snuff) horse, pursuing the same weary, never-changing ¡t| mugicai matters, is qualified to do justice to round, until death sets mm free No matter    supjRCt how energetic, the, weary routine c>f official life    Suffice it    to say, that her    performances al- lieacrushingly upon hi» energies and aspirations. wgyg receive an encore (do it some more,) and It is enough to say that such a Iife did not suit xnva-riably bring down the house. (This phrase, us. and that we would not, wlme young anu iu We ilgsurft our timid readers, is not "in earnest”; health, .»ell out our tulare ttn, annuity of jt ¡g ft Beurative (make believe) expression, for $2,000 per year, at the will of changing political general "stamp” that follows any “good j dynasties.    thiug.” you on them. Thu» by a process known to dealers in Si LonU, and not laid down in the books up on distilling, this comm m Corn whisky was metamorphosed into "Old Rye and ’‘Old Bourbon. ” I said : "See your wife ? No!”    ¡present    annual    rate    of payment. No other very probably doom-I to talk slnuo for life. He started at me for an instant, then dropped State, perhaps, has developed its resources so Money is not necessary to procure this eduea on his couch and said:    "God have mercy on rapidly in the last ten years, in which period tion. Every man has it in hi« power. He has me ”    nearly    all her railroads have been constructed, merely to use the language which he reads, in- It was the first time that I had ever heard With respect to these improvements «he is the stead of the slang which he hear»—to form hi* him use that sacred name, though the evil one’* third State in the Union, and is steadily advan- taste from the best speaker» and poets of the was pretty often in his mouth. I then told him cing as her railroad svstem is uot yet complete country—to treasure up choice phrase» iu his about the ship, when he told me to go and do as    ed.~Ar Y. Keening Post,    memory, and to habituate himsalftQ their use— J thought best. I went up and took all the can-    " "*•*"*    avoiding, at the sum - time, that pedantic pro* no oft, with the exception of the mitten trjrenil    , *** Among the p»s*nKeri    by the Prince AU    cuion unU bombnet which «bownther the weak-      ,,,    .    ,.nou„. I got lowered 4own. to th. deck,    Mou-    Wthma    ™btt,u»    than    th.    pohah    of    nu,'^    "g" CiinroN or Lom; Ranui.—A new gun ha®, been invented in Newcastle, England, an<ì tes-ted at Bhcerness, the projeeting power of which completely distane«* that of any piec« of orda»* ance hitherto known. At an elevatimi ofrhirty-¡hrei: d'*xrees it ha» sent a 32 pound shot adis-tance of 9$i)0 vards, or more t.hnn live tuil-.s. 'he sanie rango ha* fornii ¡ruined by a 9-poun The two Lives.    “Got Cheated.“ In the last Westminster Review, the follow- Under this caption, the Kanawha (Ya.) Val- ing exquisite passage appears:    i    ley Star tells the following story: Beautiful is old age—beautiful is the slow-! A colporteur, quite recently, in an adjoining dropping mellow autumn of a rich and glorious j county, approached a man whose name we will summer, in the old man, nature has fulfilled not make public, and solicited him to purchase her work; sh» loads him with hr-r blessing ; she a Bible. The man refused and gave as hi* fills him with the fruits of a well spent life ; and reason for so doing, that he had no money, and surrounded by his children and his children s that he could not read. The colporteur ascer-children, she rocks him softly away to a grave taming that he was a married man, and that he , to which he is followed with blessings. God had no Bible, became anxious to leave one of forbid we should not call it beautiful, but not his Bibles with him, and not being able to sell the most beautiful. There is another life, hard, him one, offered to give the Bible to his fellow rough and thorny, trodden with bleeding feet, j creature. The man hung down his head awhile, and aching brow , the life of which the cross is and »‘‘emed to ponder on the proposition, and the symbol; a battl® which no peace follows fiually agreed to take one, provided it was given this side the grave; which the grave gapes to to him. The colporteur gave the Bible; the man iiuish before the victory is won ; and strangn took it home and presented it to his wife, who that it should be so—this is the highest life of could read a little. She examined the book man. Look along the great names of history, j very carefully, and gave it back, saying that cbere is none whoic life has been other than : only about half the book was the Bible, that the j this.    j other half was something else, called the New  -  »♦»-- Testament. The bright husband became enraged To Cure Rheumatism.—Seeing in a late num- and went in search of the colporteur, declariug her a call for a recipe for rheumatism, 1 forth- that be had "got cheated,” because the book with send one that is first best Take a large was only half "Bible.” handful of wild, blue flag root, and os much       — black cohosh root, (pounded fine,) put it into aj Market Report.—Tin plates are flat, lead quart of best brandy ; let it stand a day or two, Ueasy, iron dull, Champagne, rhubarb and sen-then take a teaspoonfull three times a day till na are drugs, starch is Stiffening, and paper is nearly well. Then taper off gradually to uue ai stationary. There is no life in dead bogs, but May until cured. This is a!»o a preventive. 'considerable animation in old cheese. ;