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Fort Wayne Times, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1849, Fort Wayne, Indiana is PUBLISHED jsreitr TJBUKSDAY G. W. -WOOD, Co. in idri-ice; paid with] n sii months, if paid afie- Uie wilt bt discontinued, unless of the FabHshers, until all arrearages are paid. 'XJ.TES OF ADVERTISING. Advertisements wiltbeiosertedm the follovfiog rates: 1 square ol (iJ50 ems) 3 weeks a squares <will be charged for each additional insertion. A. 'reosonable'iliscoual will be made to adverl 'ing by Iheyear. Russia and Turkey. When the cause of liberty in Hungary was by tlie overwhelming power of Rus- of the patriot Hungarian loaders, a- %6ng whom the most distinguished were JKossuth, Bun, and Dimbenski, took refuge in the contig- uous, territory ofTurkey. The northern bear, Nicholas, thirsting for the blood, of the refugees, -demanded them of the Sultan. With this de- fend, to his 'eternal honor bo it recorded, the latter promptly-declined to' comply. The civil- ized world is now outraged by the avowal of the Emperor, that hjj. will regard this refusal as a cause of war egafnst Turkey; and it is not im- probable that, ere this, his myrmidons are march- ing towards tito Eosphorus. There is no doubt but ho has long been eager for a plausible pre- lext for SUCQ a "move. Ho covets more "annex- and the rich provinces of the Sultan's empire present a tempting lure.. But will Eng- and passively "by, amd see this ruthless invasion for such a 'Will they quietly permit the already overgrown power of to bo further augmented by the acquisition of a large portion of the Turkish ter- ritory? Wo confess when we, saw England island quietly by, permit France to overrun Rome, extinguish the torch of freedom so recently ..enkindled in tliff'-'etomal wo saw both look with indifference upon the recent 'events in ill-fated gave up all hope any good from either; but upon the occurrence Ac'Turkish domin- 'ions are about to be dissevered for an aet of jus- tice and mercy on the part ef the do ardently hope that -France and-England will yet interpose and drive this Polar Bear back to the NAVA. Wa hope this with the more confidence, liecause it is essential to their own safety to pre- -vent the further growth of the Colossus the North.'- It-is gratifying to sec one point -at which the ambitious projects of Nicholas-are For .a number of years ho has boon prosecuting a .war of invasion against the Circassians, at the -east of .the Black Sea. We obtain a glimpse of the loneiatioas in that distant region but seldom, but when sire do, ;it is almost uniformly adverse to the despot. The hardy mountaineers have, for the last ten or twelve years, defied all the force he eouM send'against them, and the latest intelligence-that has jieaehcd us.iepresents them as- still victorious. -Sahamyl, their leader, ap- and pears to be just the maa for tlie, emergency, these poopia hare.hever.6een subdued. When ary the'v retreat into their -mountain fast- THE FORT moriuog. Volume X.] .SpeeJy Justice. v On the night of Thursday, Oct. 18th, the as- sault of "Poison (we know not his real name, arid this is the one he was universally de- signated by was made upon C. Murphy, which resulted in tlie death of the latter die next ling. Jim was arrested. Tho Circuit court __m' session, but tlie Grand Jury had been dis- charged. It was immediately summoned again, and convened on Saturday.' A true bill was found on day. On Tuesday the trial on Friday eight day's from the commission oftho offence, J5m was'sentenced to the penitentiary for 21 years. We hear but one opinion expressed, and that is ofunminglcd satisfaction at the whole opera- tion. They were emphatically a couple of bad characters, and the whole community feels easi- er and safer in being fid of them: This may seem harsh' towards the deceased, but death dops not sanctify those whose lives were evil. What we here say is well known to be true, and nhe truth must be spolfen of tho dead, as well as of the living. men, and people feared them. one-doubts but Murphy set fire to Mr. Co'threll's Livery Sta- ble a short time ago, by which' it was consumed, dthough the fact could not, perhaps, be proved; and Jim .has long been regarded, to a moral cer- tainty, as concerned in the incendiary attempts that have, time after time, been made in this city. He was emphatically" a vagrant, a. vaga- bond, a lowest of the lowi and vilest ofthe vile-riollowing no occupation, eon- sorting with abandoned women, sleeping in.old barns, stables, hovels, under tlie trees, or any where that chance indicated. The community is happily Tid of them both, and heartily glad of Fort Wayne, Indiana, November 1, 1849. Power of the Bible. A correspondent of the Broekville American travelling in" the southern part of Indiana, gives a graphic and interesting-sketch of the town of New Harmony. The town site is described as one of'great beauty, and it has beenwelHm- orovedi The houses are not remarkable as to ar- chitecture, butaro surrounded by tasty gardens. The writer relates the following incident illustrat- ing the power of the Sacred Scripture': Attof those who renjgiinod htNew Harmony id-, in tlie vicinity, on tile failure or the Owen and- scheme, were infidels. The bible was hot read, the riaubath was except as a day of music and dancing, nshirig arid hunting, and so it continued for years. They had undisputed sway, until a few years ago an. unpretending Tbiugs iu Sau Francisco. 1 J. BayarB Taylor, the California cories- pondenl ofthe New York Tribune, in a fate letter, says; "The Parkefiflouse, a building 40 feet front by.about 60 deep, rents for yearly: At least of this is uaid by gamblers, who hold nearly all the second story. Ajoin- ing it, on.ihe right, is a canvass lent, IS by feet, called "El Dorado" and occupied by gamblurs, which brings On the op- posite corner, a building called the "Miner's "Bank" used by W right brokers, bring It is about hall" the size of oiu fire- engine houses at home. On the left of (he Par- ker HJjise, asmalljtwo-slory frame bu'lding, which is just finished, has been taken at S80. 000. The second story contains eight gaming tables, each of which pays S200 a night. A friend of mine, who wished to find aplace for a law office, was shown a cellar -in the earth, abont 12 feet square and 6 deep, which he could have at a month. The owner came here about three months ago. without enough money to pay his is now worth One ofthe at the, Pasquale is now among the millionaires of the place, with an. income of monthly. A noted has loaned out n.t ten per cent a month! A citizen of San Francisco died insolvent last Ihe amount of His administrators were delayed in settling hisjcaffuirs, and his realestate advanced so rapidly in value mean- after liis debts were paid, his heirs have a yearly income of These. facts are indubitably attested. "The carman of Howard Co., has' a salary of a year, and many oth- ers make from to daily. Servants get from ot 8sOO siiionth; hut the wages paid for the rougher kinds'uf labor has fallen' 10 about "In April, there about 30 or 40 persona.in San not more than 20 persons could he seen in the streets at any one lima now there are some .500 houses or ients, and a floating population ol'.6000. It is calculated that the town is'increased daily by 'from 15 to 30 houses. Caleb Lyoh, the poet, states that his two best days' digging amounted, to T. Babingion illacaulay. The correspondent of the Boston Times gives .the following description ofthe [flo. 1 appearance of the great historian T. .Vlncaiila: "In English literature thefe but one name iiow.ijial is upon every .lip, as his writings is the name nl'Tln Tilt' GoJ4elp and shieM ifie motherless, The stricken, bleeding For whom there jushcs no rich fount Oi deep arfd desttless love! The eadaeel liije grief For who EO lone as they, UpcMfcwbose path a mother's love Sheds not holy ray! No jenlfe form above them bends To soothe the couch of JNo voice so fond as hei-'a essayi To calm the liverish brain. Oh, other tongues may whisper lore, In accents soft and mild: But none on earth so pure BS .that A mother bears'her child! Judge kindly of the A weary lot is theirs, And oft the heart the gayest seeros, A lold 'sorrow hears. No faithful voice directs their steps, Or bids them 'onward press, "And if they gang a kennin' -God help the And when the sinful and the frail, The tempted and the tried, Urspotted one! shall cross tliy Ob, spurn them net asIBe? f Thou non'st not what thou hudstbeeh .j.. With trials even less .And when thy lips would vent reproach, A blessing on the motherless, Wher'ei'they dwell on earth, "Within the home of childhood, Or at the stranger's hearth! Blue be the skv above their heads, And bright be the cuh within, O God, protect niotherlesf, And keep them. free from sin! Specie. At a recent date, there was hoarded up in the bank vaults and subrtreasury of Now York city, So large an accumula- tion of specie lying idle at one point, cannot but be detrimental to the" business r interests of the country. rous race, free as the eagle of tlieir native moun- [.could'tell tbc simple story of salvatiou by iiiiU] I tains and- they will never bend a neck to the iu Christ, audhe found even tlierc willing hearts. than, statui voko'of a tyrant conoueror, while one of them 'He soon formed a little society The foovbrow snjshtiy yoice 01 a. lymui. umjiuu u s creased, and-it is now ill the centre of a.goodwr- i'- remoins to-bathe his sword m Russian Xhcro-'is in tiic tciwu a neat frame church. Whole hecatombs of, Russians havc_been .Podey county, and. 'a _veryi ficcd to the furious valour of the brave and in-1 comfortable parsonage, with a garden and stable trepid armies of seWs and Cos- j attached. J___ sacks have laid their hones to bleach upon. the.; JJlaekwood's Magazine, i n review of Werne's sides and along, the steppes, of these mountains "Narrative of a voyage (ip" the Nile" furnishes __until the Russian soldier, dreads a Circassian following description of some. ofthe strange campaign as' he doe's the knout, or the snows of scenes passed through: Siberiaj'for he Jtnows it is certain death. How. j" can coueeB-e few things more exciting long the blood-thirsty will con-1 tharii-uch avoyage as Mr. .Wcrao has accom- tinue the infatuated crusade against this gallant plisucd: and recorded, parting from the out- nnut mi, up a whose upper waters then, for the tirst time, -vvere furrowed by' vessels larger be seen. ,_ _ V T.. Blr. aankroft-Diplomacj. than a savaic's stream of such gigantic that its width at a thousand, miles "British is a favorite slang phrase gave ;t aspeet of a ;lako rather with tlie Democratic press and politicians, and ujan a river. The creation were in pro- they suffer no oportunity to pass unimproved, of portion to the watercourse. The hippopotamus i. tn reared his huge snout above the surface, wallow- representing tne Wing party as subsery.cnt to roareai eithcr hand run down the British interests. This is tlie old cry of "stop i strcanf. .elephants playtfd-in herds uponthe.pas- to turn attention from themselves. It is tures; the tall giraffe .stalked among the. lofty well known that their policy in regajj to the palms'; snakes, thick as trees, lay coiled in ths Tariff tends directly-to foster and encourage slimy swamps; and ant-hiils, tentoot high, tow-' t ered above tlie rushes. A tue tnieuy peo- banks, hordes of savages .'showed what we shed As the night dew that fulls on the grass o'er his head C'OHK Chronicle and Atlas A MOMENT. 'Tis the .breath ofa no one icgardeih: That holdelh the key to each secret of life: "Tit a moment that oft oar long watching reward- eth, And claims the dark waters of sorrow and strife, Its brralh niny seem 'tis exten- ding A'power the sublimest our being can.know: A moment may yield as n bhsu without A moment consigns us to darkness and-woe! w Its circle may fiauli with beauty that agrs Maj crown as immortal, and hnllow its binb; A moment may question the of snges Philadelphia is paper. 'Philadelphia is "mob-mad, as-the disgraceful mobs there almost daily conclusively show. At the latest dates, however, there had been no mob or riot for the previous twenty-four hours. The, morals -of the city werc'thought to be improving.1 'Gold in story about-gold being found in Morgan county proves to be true. .Sev- eral hands are successfully engaged in digging it. The particles arc found ,in the soil, from which it is separated by washing. The largesi piece which has yet boon found weighs a penny-j weight.and athird. The particles are generally, very small, and do not weigh over the thirtieth ofa grain. They are scattered over a wide ex- tent of couutry. Where they most quarts of earth yield from twenty to fifty parti- cles. Annexation of subject of an- nexing Canada to the United States continues to r .r- r -i- excite much attention in Montreal.- Anannexa- liiill nnttrv, 1 u hale, mull inilivi.iual 1 fij ,-0n !tion address obtained over twelve hundred signa- tures, among the most influential while k and shoulders UK a remonstrance obtained but two hundred. .State toftfie will to'be A few mornings ago, as we were going to our )fBce, about sun-rise, we met a decidedly h'ard ooking customer, leaning out of town, who h'ad vidently been "making a night of Tint who vas then making "worm He carried a argejuginone hand, and a small one in the ther; but the balance' being unequal, he found 'mpractieablc to maintain a ttraetion of gravitation was strongly inclined to- i-ards the larger vessel. We knew him not; ut could not resist the impulse to turn and or a moment, his "unsteady, Vhat a flpod of reflection passed through the :ind in tliat brief moment. Visions of innocent ad sportive boyhood, perchance, by right and promising syren ong ofithe tempter, which said "ye shall not uroly struggles of resistance, firm and .etermined at first, but gradually growing weaker ud weaker, until the slimy serpent of dissipa- ion had enveloped him in its miserable, stricken ne- [lectod, sorrowing, heart-broken ..wife, domiciled m some wretched hut, or hole, totally unfit -for a luman habitation, with, qualid, ragged, dirty, shoeless, hatlcss children, without manners, instruction, or bread-! Wo valkcd sadder, if not a better man. Oil Spfiiigs in the Indian Springs arc in tlie territory ofthe Chickajaw. In-, ians, and are thus described by the correspon- ent of the Fort Smith Herald: 'The Old Springs are about twenty-five miles, n a north-west direction from Fort.Washita, on :ic east side of the False Washita; and .about iree miles from it, on a stream of beautiful clear vatcr that has a fail, or'succcssive falls, of near inety feet. The oil exudes from the rock or cliff verhanging these fulls m' drops of the size of a jooso quill, having the taste, smell, and consisten- y of-British Oil. It has been told me that this Jil and tho'watcrwith which it mingles-has, by rinking and rubbing externally, effected "some of he most astonishing cures of chronic rhciima- ism and mercurial affections that have ever been mown. Persons have been carried- there doubled ip with disease or emaciated to skeletons, coming awayi in a very short time, cured perfectly, with a new lease on dear life." Review, while he was a-couiempWary writer propelled by. steam, so asT to .travelio any point for that puriudical with Mackintosh, Sydney Smith ami Jeffries, won my enthusiastic ad- miration, and his magnificent history, of Eng- land, or rather essay on far as it has gone, ancacts me irresistably to upon the river and deliver lumber. .Quite conve- nienti Cholera. A few; fatal cases of Cholera have lately occurred in Philadelphia among some ncw- its. pages. No writer of the present day is su i ly arrived immigrants; and an apprehension was rich in thought as- Macauley, and no one can entertaincd-tliat tlie disease was about-to become clothe his thoughts iu nobler again prevalent in the city. regret mingles with my Twice -J.- _. he-represented .Edinburgh in Parliament, a London Times desqrtbos. city .worthy ol'a true 1846 he an improved steam engine, which, iftkc dcscnp- Insl his election, nut because hu was overreach tion be corrct, must supercede all others. It is ed by the electioneering arts of _some petty said to require, much less fuel than tlio ordinary Tory because the e.xcemrici- engme, and is so easy to set m motion, graduated ties of genius made.him one ol those unpopu- to velocity, or stopped, that a boy 12 years lar great men who are so often found in re- liieinciit, because he refused tojoiain that grand movement, which is everywhere mak- ing for the upraising ofthe masses; and "Lib- erty, Equality and be the real condition, as they are now the watchwords of nations. Jt was for proving recreant to these sentiments that'the-'voters of Edinburgh dis- missed'l'he ablest writer of the dav, and chose instead the humble paper maker and sturdy Cowan. They were not content to have Mr. Micaulay talk speciously 6f liberty, and then as speci-riu'5- ly give" up those principles of which he might have been and was expected to.be, the ablest champion. But urhis poems, in his -essays, of general history, in his bold conceptions and wondrous art, in his power to clothe in anima- ted, thought the most com- mon truths in philosophy, in his vigorous elo- quence and luminous issurpassed by few in ancient-an'tf by none in modern literature. Cure for are informed that a medical gentlemen, of high standing in his profession, invariably prescribes ice, and ice only, for his patients, in dysentery, and in most cases with success. The ice is to pounded small enough to swallow it, and the patient is to swallow a small quantity of it every three or four minutes, until the disease ceases. Three or four instances come within our own knowledge in which violentcasesof dysentery have been cured within the course ofa single day by this Y. Jour. Com. .Do NOT KELT ON AFPEAHANCES were .informed yesterday, by n person who it as a.fact, that on ihe landing of the steam ship individual cnrae on shore with but hat, coat or boots. After looking around him for some time with a free and easy, inde- pendent kind nfnn air, he called to a dray- man nnd requested him take charge of a pair of saddlebags, which were on hoard the vessel, nnd convey them to Hewlett's. V'ith some hesitation the drayman confplied with his request, but on attempting to lift the sad- hn was irnalile tmto su without tnncc. The fnct was, that ihey contained g-10. and armies can reach Constantinople in forty eight hours, and they a re in readiness. Tur- key has men in the field, who will fight hard for nationality, but harder for the Mos- lem faith. a5he has also a powerful fla.ut mo. in the Bospliorus. An English fleet could not reach Constau tinople under twenty days, ami fur tha.! of time Turkey, with Polish and Hungarian assistuuce, v. ill tie able to defend In the matter uf naval force, Euglanil is equi to nil the powers of Europe, leaving out Frum- and France will either siann neutral an witness the success of Turkey ami Eng And thanp: ihe whole system of .donee and: 000 in willed tne coaiiess, nimura nno land, or she will give them her uiU. Wni rartb. bootless the man Ind brought with him from can say that through such a door humlm A soul ofthe painter can. fj-ilifoniia vVe will guarantee that his cus-: Europe mav uot escape? And if win And Heaven iishrirt ofthe height'twould s.pire. Rroadway. Truly, an; fallacious ..ppuswlio her bloody ally, Austr j and 0. Pic. SNOW Sunibj this i-ccuon L of country was visited a w-vcrc snow i The Turkish government has established of age can manage it witli'dn'ofpuid, One of 10 horse power only occupies a-.space 21 by 7 inch- and one of 100, a space- of 4 feet by 2. Panama, Railroad. The contract for grading the line of this road has been awarded to the Messrs. Follin, of for abont 000, bcing.below. the estimate of tlie iSiginccrs. Tho Hon. Thomas Butler King-, of .Georgia, whose life was dispaired of in California, tho la- tost accounts say, is indoutof dan- Boston paper tells a story ofa dog, be- longing to a manufacturing at JNorth 1ms ueconio an ir.Vctor6.l6 tobacco-cliewer. We can only say of him that ho is a dirty -dog. _ War in Europe. There is a possibility, nay, a probability of a war in Europe that will involve England, and which, once begun, must unite all liberal governments against thut. .great despotism, Eussia. The Czar demands the extradition ofthe Hungarian refugees, who are now on Turkish soil. He demands with a tone, which spgaks obedience, or war as the alter- native. Turkey refuses to y eld fCossuiha his compeers to an Austrian-halter.. EugUi' and France, but particularly Ihn former, are said tobe ths backers .of Turkey, and wiri such backers she may be safeh -resoluto i her defiance of Russia. 'If there is to be war, it Will oKe very soon. Russia is nearer thr first fiehTofaction, than England. Her flei.-'s Ul UUUIIII.Y WHS "V ciiiuir i i. i i i vnrv- oxlraoriliharv lor the (oc medical-aid ihrmigh- Tl c tops of the highest hills cast and weft of h.nc, the i with salaries, to visit and nmmd iho sick, nnd At Northfiald we saw are.prohihited from taking from the on Monday evening; nnd from some of ihphigh lands we hen.rd ilrtt the pround was covered on by from 3 to 6 inches of (Vt.) Journal. to report thejr cpses everf threo months, officially, they arasubjected to penalties if they .neglect the poor in favor of other classes, in, uc ajust punishment for their abandon mentjif Hungary to destruction. Tht- sk looks well. There is-a even i tho rrd shadow of pruspectivi; V Sun. The' California Fled. JOS vessel which, according to tho Shipping List, hav sailed from the United States fur Cnliforni since the commencement of the Californi gold fever, only OS had arrived .up to Sept. 1 t'ruiu the Katioual Kra The Bachelor of Story BV W.tKTJU KUSSEll. CHAPTER j; rf.inTOible .pirit. touch the .trinw 01 that mysterious instrument, the Ana pl.jr.lhe prelude of oiir rile. bear Die voice prophetic, and die uol alone FpMingberstawl more closely about iier, te drew her arm within his, and, in that mystic lan- guage which is never rightly served save con a- sutre; strova to infuse iuto'her desponding mind something of his own hopeful spirit; while they slowly wended their way homeward. Margaret Selden was of Scotch last representative of a family, noted, among our grave forefathers, for its imaginative tendencies, combined with rare talents. Her ancestors had early embraced the tenets of the had testified to the faith by imprisonment, fines, and o'n the battle field; HCTfather, foreseeing the' fatal rebellion of 1745; and wishing to escape its horrors, cast his lot among his English brethren, and sought in the wilds of -.New England that boon ibr which his sou! had pined amid his na- tive With a Ruth-like trust in her husband's wisiiutn, but a still deeper faith in her Father in Hosveii, the wife of his voirih gathered about-her.her litils brood of t-hifdren, ana stood by his side IHiC- a household- angel, a-' mid all and privations of a pioneer Yite. In a few short years, they found tliut peace' which passeth the portal to' which is the gruve. One. by one; six or st-ven fair children wcw gathered to thein, nhd Marga- ife and liberty; none spoke more eloouontlv noro-successfully to their hearts; than si permitted once mor.e to look upon the faces of iic-r quiet preachers of Freedom and Love fuo inhabitants were, almost without excep- tion, and their nuaihtj puritanic old hou- .es, w til-thdr sloping roofd. or massive .timbers vere deeply cnarecteristic of the spirit 'of the row 'of TMW Ul dorimc windows, tbo.strangely ornamsnted pik over the door, but above 'al projection the scuttle in tlie iorticulturist expatiates on tlie advantage to our of often seeking the air and .using abun- dant exercise, as the .true means of ..preserving icalth and imparting to beauty a more eaptivar- ng freshness. An excellent article hercon fin- shesthus: A word or two more, and upon what ought to j.e tlie most important argument to all.'Exercise "rish air. they not almost synonymous? The exquisite bloom on the checks of American girls fade in the matron much sooner here than in only because of the softness of the English climate as many suppose. It is be- so necessary maintenance so.little a matter of habit and educa- tion so largely insisted upon in England: and it is because exercise, here at all, is too often as a matter of duty; and has no soul in it; while the Englishwoman who takes a live- ly .interest rural employments, inhales new life in every day's occupation, and plants perpetu- al roses inner cheeks, by the mere act of planting ieai in her garden. The Pennsylvania Legislature eleet'will stand as follows: 16 40-. ee made it altoMljer unique- iii the eves of the -rood people of Vfc; and, as soon as the .tairs were imshed, there was-searcely a. damsel in the vil- age that did not ascc-ud them to take a view of the landscape, and fascinate the lover who at- tended her with the usually display of coquettish timidity. 1 he long row of young elms in front of the house; the thrifty rose bushes, with -their eafbuds-just swelling beneath the influence of the warm winds of spring; tlie careful neatness with which everything like, the rubbish of build- lig.had been, removed from the smooth duuryard, indicated that the house was a temple of hope and Aud so it was. The very stillness that, as yet, brooded over it was even iioru significant t'hari noisp.'. or laughter for it symboiyzed the deep happiness, the'hush ofawe and expecation, that stilled the pulses ofMargaret Scldeu and Henry Pemberton as they thought oftho hour when tlie of Father Miles' and the sanction of the Urn- would consecrate to the. world the iove that had with their years, and so interlaced its delicate fibres around their hearts that they seemed trulv one and indivisible.- -It was the March of 1775, and one of those warm balmy days that seem full of prophesies 'of summer, when young Pemberton led his betroth- ed bride orcr tlieir now house, and spoke to her of their seemingly clcarand bright a the pathway -of the sun. 'Three wsoks more, he said, draft-ing her to him, as they stood by the window, in tlie little room he designed especially for .her, 'anc you will be mine, wholly.' In'just three weeks tbesc-rooms will ring with the merry conuratula- tions of our bridal party; but, thej will be, how gladly shall I exchange them to the quiet of home, and the smile pf-mv own dear bclbved friends. Possessed of that delicate physical organiza- tion; which; like the K-usitiyo seem to have a of all that awaits fragile; like the harebell of her" fathers native rooted hcrstlf strongly and deeply in the apparently stern; but really kind hearts of those -around- her; and inanv a strong-nerved man, as he gazed on her pure brow; blue eyeSjNliouglit of the fatq of lier f iiinily, a7 glance of mingled fondness, and anxiety at his own young daughters, put up an earnest prayer that God would have both thein and her n his holy Traditionary sup'orsiitloris of a na- ion tlitit are crooned over the cradle, and whis- ifcred in low murmurs of the coffin and the grave' never bo complcte'ly driven from their hold on the heart by' any tliafige of forms Or creeds; tliough tlie influx of higher truth may tc'a'ch us o give them a clearer significance. Therefore, Puritanism, that warred with such blind zea_l a- jainst the mysticism of the Qiuak'ers, and the urd, and, were it not for the sorrowful phase it [ites -of human life, ludicrous charlataiiaies of.tlic veird graiidoms. of Salem; enfolded within its1 iale and sheltered beneath its roof many spirits' of the same ofthe same my'stferiOus. mother. .-Such were the various forcwarning's'a't' nisforfune and kneckings at he glimmering in old church-' in'1 thfl' lame ofthe the brighter presages of fortune read hi the various' appearances of ititions in this aii- he blazing fire, (alas! for-the supcrstii era of or the coming of a- str nouncud by Sir Chanticleer upon tlie dooivstepj and the universal'bclief wltli regard aa a day of ill luck, which, even at tlie present time, influences not a few of our country people; Though the good of W. were uot more' superstitious than their neighbors, yet these "old constantly on their lips, .were not with- out jheir.intlueneci on one of Margaret's tem- perament and imaginative tendencies.- .But more' than all, the legends and endless stories of an old Scotch servant tended to strengthen the love for the maryelous'and supernatural. This old women had folluwemher parents' to this country, and now clung tenacious fondness to the last child of her father's house. OldElspethwai a complete Scotch Edda.' Her girlhood had been" Senate, House, Dem. -17 60 DO YOU ttEAlfLYTIUXKHB 1 waited till the twilight, And yet he not come: I strnyed along the brooK side. slow ly wandered huine; When who should uome befiincl me, But him 1 would have chide; He said he came to find Do you really think ho did? He last we parted, thought of naught so sweet, As oT this very moment we should meet. JHe shewed me where, half shaded, -v" A cottage home lay bid; He said for me he Do you really think he did? He-flttiti when first lie saw me, Lite sesmed'at once: divine: Each night he dreiript of angels, And every face was mine: Sometimes a voice, in sleeping, Would all his hopes forbitt. And then he wakened Do you really think he did! MOBE POETICAL letter passed through thfi post-office at Chicago, pi- loted by the following superscription. If it does not roach its destination, it wHI "hot he, remarks the editor of the Journal, for the want of poetical loet: "As birds their food lo young ones bring, Nor tear that they shall it, Go wing your way 10 Charles A. Spring From Boston. He's now on the Pacifii They call it San He's jjone to dig for golden ore, We ivishM him sale at homeonce more, Jovine our hearts just as ..'TWould make is all so 'brisk, Lfg-al Practice in California. A letter to hij'-.luihui: from u young. York lawyer recently ioeuieii at Sun Fi-ati- cisco. incidentally the fiilicmiiii.' facts' I nrrivetl iiorc, to Legal Pi'ucttce was a stale ut'annrch) neariv t-vury ono tu he a 'iim u practice. horr-Hved IViirn lis own or section. I liappciitid >vitrt ,1 of new tml it a it was iui r. Eic'.; our .i jSiioii n.ioptcil us the Pi if, ;uid such .it pt.M-f'k-xiVit.s in p i.-rtiili -u iiiiijur it in Nt.-w bin vi-ry ihiuj; inn! gives universal -i-tlHTllctlnll IJ [VVV have recol- the contents of the letter, which wns a private one, and is not now within bm the substance is as Y. TrV'itne. wile. Look comiimed, pointing .to passedamid the Highlands; the. glowing west. 'Is not yonder sunset like gions, with their still wilder: ourlove? bee, how it glorifies, earth and sky.Wrpresonfioher memory. and scatters these dark them with 'mountain and the "glen and Ipekr-of fa- its own g onous hues. Surely it is an omen of mily feuds and bloody civil of b- future, full of hope and promise.' jmehsand Maggie would sit for The fair girl did not reply, but stood'watching" hours by her wheel, listeiiiuo'to these tales; while the sunset, as il it were indeed the omen of their the low'hum of ;he fliers kept up.a kind of rHono- future. 1 resently Henry felt the arm that lay so. tonous accompaniment to the old woman's voice: confidingly within his tremble; and when she Ibweredjier voice, and allowed the indefinite fear filled his heart, as he saw the dark: flax to slip from her finsers, while she spoke of clouds of which ho spoke, close rapidly ovet..the itfie mysterious glittof second .the vjsi- sun, and tlie rosy glow of the sky give placb-to a fonarj: experiences and presentiments of the Scofs dreary leaden hue. if he would'of the land, "and told how this fearful gift had ward oft some unknown evil, he threw his arm I distinguished several of MaffgiVs around her waist, and drew her to him. Her face '.gill listened with breathless interest, and her1 was white as death, and; with a voice quivering deep, spiritual eye .took a still more concentrated with suppressed emotion, she said: expression, as if she was trying to question her. 'See Henry, yon light has gone out in dark- own soul, and prove by her owa. experience" nOSf-_- SjQ futurc-, Ine I whether this gift was inherent in tlie blood of her .....i_... This tendency, fostered as it was by tlio isor lated position and her ye-annnir sorrow for tho death of her family, gave tu fior manner a.singu- continued, seeiug him about to to I race, Pur some weeks you have urged 'me to tell' you the cause of my sadness; I could not, .for-I d.id.npt well understand itmysoy. It was like the_ mist over tlie river yonder, shapeless and un-! lar far" beyond her defined, but penetrated my soul -with its chilling I circumstance that.gave much pleasure breath. JMow itjs more palpable; like yon 'cloud, j to orthodox- couple tliat had adopted her it stands beuveen.mo and me and [as a doughter; for, as tlie old man said: it was a you, Henry; went her white sure proof that the good seed-they had so dil'i- with the dew of agony, .in'his breast, I gcntfy to sow, had not fallen on stoay -v. U..LU. MJW juung 111U.11) LCtUUQU UUjUUILUH 11UU tJ the strangeness of her manner and Qestial seed down dropt ftorti and for a arc you mad? For God's sake overcome these long time old Elspcth'S weird notes of visions and distempered fancies.' dreams had been forgotten in'thS sweeter-one of 'They arc not distempered fancies, Love. Henry'was in every way worthy -.of her. Would to Heaven they she said raising I Notwithstanding tho strict discipline'.and pceuln ierhead, and looking mournfully ar influcncu of the tenets iu which he had-bden 'For. weeks and months I have struggled against (rigidly trained, there was a vein ofroinanfftf .and this as-only those who j imagination in his character, and' that :ih-other love as I do, can I cannot escape1 times and under other circumstances, w.ould have my destiny. I have refused to reply to your'led him to the performance of deeds worthy of questions, because I could not bear to cloud the the'Chronicle of With more than a mother's s'biicitutto; he1 watched every mood of the fair girl wliorri h6.felt. to be his destiny. But for some months past a, shadow had been gathering qn her brow, and still more darkly over her heart, .that eveir love could hot dissipate.- arid, intangible it rose between them, and foil upon our house-keeping affairs. You arc really got-jbudding'hopcs like the first handful of brightness of your anticipations; Bat, believe me, the fate of my family is'upon-me, 'But they all died of consumption, he eagerly interrupted, as he pressed a kiss upon her uplifted brow. Purely, you have nothing of that. Your chuek is fresh and round as a a little pale of iatc, owing to over-exertion about affairs. ting nervous. I will send Dr. G. to soc you tho'.coUin of one we love. In vain Henry strove to ascertain the cause of her "It will be of no use. this was not'Serious, darno; cannot escape, do you thin) you all'thc pain thatl know my words must give you." Not one of my father's large family lived to see twenty years, and 1 feel tliat th'eir fate is to bb mine. Oil! if it were not for she con- tinued passionately, in a voice broken by sobs, "I could bear it all. iiut my heart clings so to earth for your with you seemed so rich, and beautiful. 'Oh! it is so hard to die so lie down in a cold, dark grave, .where your love cannot reach me" She paused, over- come by her emotion, and, before Henry could tr.ist his voice to reply, again went some- times think I have done wrong in thus winding myself around your heart, Henry. I should have remembered that I was foredoomed, and avoided I but the at that to urge tlie question. Their marriage was to take place in April. As tho spring opened Margaret's mood grew even more and her despondency seemed to increase. Thc-good fncnds smiled and talked of maiden timidity and baslifulncss: but -Henry know her too wellto'be deceived. The day on which we introduced thorn to the reader Marga- ret had striven earnestly for strength '-to enable her to speak calmly to her lover bf the fearful presentiments tliat Wire impressed iipofi her mind -with a powur and vividness that amounted to conviction. We have seca what they were; we do not pretend to explain or aeqonntfor them. We sinjplv know that they were, and can only alovo which cpuldonlyend in'desolation and gay, in the words of one who was an honor" to death. Bull was alone; and it is so beautiful to our country and our age. -'I have lived too long A California time since a young gentleman of this citv, not reg- ularly eng .god in trade, had the curiosity to try his h.ml at tho California adventure, and' sent out 50 barrels qf Cider, which cost him a barrel. The freight was more, ma- kina S9 a barrel, or a total expenditure of Subsequently he.partcd with a share in the adventure toa" friend.' They Iwvcjtist learned the result. The. cider sold in Call or- nia for abarrel, yielding rt total of 000, nine tenth.'of which arc clear love and bo belowd. Canvou forgive this sel- tishnessr 'Selfishness, Maggie. Do not thus wrong yourself and me. You are tho light of my life. 'Before I felt your love, I was careless, thought- less as my companions. Now, I feel tho true dignity ol'iife. Through your love I havo be- come purified and enobled, and, whatever be the result, I shall never cease to thank God for show- ing that there arc divine realities even on this side of the grave. And now, he con- tinued In lighter tone, after a few moments si- j leneo, 'you have uttered your sad predictions of our future, listen to mine: Yon dark cloud that crossed over the sun so inopportunely, is but the symbol of your'present mood. Beyond it shines the sun clear and bright as our love. Clouds may and doubtless will come; but our love shall scatter them, or by its potent alchemy, change them info Choered'by his hopeful-tone, and relieved and in some degree tranquiiizcd by confessing to him that sorrowful presentiment that weighed so heavily upon her for some weeks past, Margaret Scldcn returned the pressure of his hand, and said niore cheerfully and with great earnestness.' grant you may be right, When those dark; weary thoughts that seem to press tho life from my heart, come again, your words to me shall bo angels of hopei' With a bright, happy pointed to the Evening Star that just then iroko through a rift in tho-dark cloud, tinging its jagged edges with silver, and whispered in her fSoo, love, another beautiful omen.' and seen too much to be increduloliSi' [Cmctasion ncxl im of Sir Jofm levc'iand of the 5th ins't. hns rt citer dated -S'u iMaiiu Supt: innoiincing of Sir John Hichard- oti, from the fruitless seari-h after the ioSt 'oiar expedition of Sir John among ther-iccs of the Arctica Ocean there is left litlle or no.roorn.to doubt. Sir John Richardson, having failed lo find ven thu remotest e'.ue to the Franklin Ex- ncditinn, is now on his way back to England. ie left there in April, 1848, and from tho Sau'lt Ste. Hjarie has made Ojc voynge in canoes and boats and overland, n distance of hree thousand and five hundred nnd jack: hy way nf Lake of the .Woods, Mac- tenzie's River, After reaching tho., Arctic Ocen, they travelled five hundred miles along the tho const, He speaks confidently; of the existence ofa northern passage; practica- bility, he says, is another question, the sum- mers being only from.30 to 00 days He goes-by way of Toronto and Montreal to Boston. Lr. Clay reached home from his northern the night of the 18th "instant, his health trip, oh matcrhlly improved.

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