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   Alleganian (Newspaper) - January 25, 1865, Cumberland, Maryland                                r-i VOLUME 1. v.-..- f-T I te iusS I IV.T WEDNESDAY MORNING Oalcc on Mechanic Street, near, the National House. TKRMS OK SUBSCRIPTION' TWO DOLLARS Ptr jcar, invariably In nilraiicj-. Xu subscription tukca fur a lea jieriud than: six -luuiillu. the Circuit JAS. SMITIt. Ilk-rk uf.lhc W. T. GAUUT2., Ktiitc'i A'.'THUt'STOS. i' of tire Orphan's J. B. U.- DOUGLAS .VEKCV. lA. U. L. BUSH. CountT r UIIARLES HIDGELV, ELIJAH .'JOHK BELL. J.1 II.'.STALI.IXOS, J. L. TOWXS1IESD.I Tat L: l.'kik U. fonmrmic.ncrs-JACOII BKOWS.' CHAS. DllUGS.-OUKMIC'AIiSrl'AINTSr :UUU J'iiRI-f.MrtHY.biiclKAXCVTOlliET'AItTll'LES liirniT'if Italtiiuore JuncS, r. "TAllKS -LAW- OFFICE, SIDK. 01- 'WILLS', MD. i known us UiBllHin: of tlic lute Thutmu Itercciiiuii; .Istjj. r: tr i W' 11 EXT, I SADDLKIl and 1IAUKESS Saddles, Bridlosj Collara! "Wliipa, Hiirncsa, etc., Kcpl nu liau J uuil ore oSTcrtd fur sale nl the lowest prictd. p -ri; i Mrthunir: stni-t, a few iluoH nurtli of Uultimurr. M. KKAKXEV, _ _ JLoBio-To Cl-i-ooor, !n WIXKS, I.IQUOKS, TEAS, TOU.VCL'IV CK5AUS, CKDAK W.VUK, rlc.' A Sloi-t uf Clioitc slrciitj.' upiwsiln A.M. linsli's Tolmc; riuire, L'unilicrlunil, .JU., 10, IB'Jt.' H U Hardware, Iron, Miipruilers ulU 'staml, -corner Uallimun: und Mt- rlunic ft _ Dcal.tr HaisV'Cnpli wii'a -1 IltorKv Ibllimiur slrrct. Miuiufactitrt-r of 'Tiu, Copper, ami U'are, HALK Stationery 'and Fancy Gaods, u. inire on Hallimnrc nc-ir tlic 1'iiUic Sqnarij. UON'DKH'.i r VUcnlrr, fiT) raay-maiTo Craf ati, n.tltimorc street, qpJKiMtc i A3I LUllOirrlR TAILOIl, .'lUlliinqrc tjrct'ti liter Dry Gooils, Cnrprlinir.dr., K Slorj1I'.lwi'i Italia, i, lVaIrhe.5} Jewelry, p SilTer anil Next door In Post-Office, llnlllmnrt: ttrcct. ;Bestnurnnt mid Saloon, slmil. I'pholsifi-cr and.Pa -And-Dmhr-iu Wnli ctc.'.Jctc. .lliltn. ftrcol, a few ilnora TTOMiUM' I V.Y. ,vi30SRCHANT .TAILOE, j HATS j ir'ninck, Baltimore street, tilycerlne lila.' TJia wipe drr-apd applj- tlic Halra, ruM'inn it-wjrll ,m. M-rrc-J NEWSPAPER! Rev. Dr.'Suiss; of iiow travelling iii foroigu couutriea fur his Ucaltli, iu a luller, frutu Zcrtuatt, Switzvrlauil, taja: "l! Monday was sotapart for ouryuit'tii'Uie great'Si'. about iitiolmura .frout up.tbc.turrcut uf journey Ly.carraige .to St. I'ierrc, aud tliciicc oti .TLc way led us pbuut' belrrecn palisades 'or-iupuntuiu; and through miserable clump's of 'Llaek and liithy slianties; citi'itu unfit fur human li.iiilal 'S wisa colUiL'es." indeed, liut without 1J -i c f .-tliat with whicli poetry tind ro- niuncu'liiVL'in vested vtliLMiu Nur'waa St. 1'k-rru an cxcqiiion; tliougli claiming to bo as old as the mt'mory.a culuinu there liflt' ittt head at least three feet directly put of a. rude stone feuceJ We dined at this place. IIiAdcf in: tin- same room: in- which 'tile' conqueror is'said once taken aniuiikir meal. But the'histori- cii! asso'ciatioriladdcd'timuii tii'ore to the ex- pense of tiiati to its cxctlicnce; I I St. Piorre-to Italy, of: the or timnjisiery which occupies the .summit over which thin'pass lies; It is the highest point of. permanent human rcs- iilcncc on earth. It can only- bfl.. reached fiom either BJdc> sure-fooled last few miles of tlm way. i wu-fiiundic-tcccdingly rough and Here i and there it. was lined wliicli vretlismburit{ cd to cxHinine. walkfJ on dug pf'it, 'mused ourselves other.'. It was thia pass and :hia army cnK-scd in va'nd Xapoleoti-with his troops at the' cpnu'iiencc- incrit of tliOjprescht century.''.'_A' temple of Jjiipiter.oncc stood close cupitil by the A monastery :is to hare existed nt thia bleak1' and terrible early as the eighth century. The present one via founded.by yottngjiobleman born in regions, about the luiddlti'bf thtf tenth century, burne his name fiiiicu highest wealth nmlI power; was.reached''ditr- century, wheii liings and prin- CCS) vied and disputed witli each other in their Ipatrnnagc of it.--.--lt belongs toSwitzcrlnnil; 'though thc''lines of tepc'rntp' nationalities apprnauli' to the' of 'its lucation. jiossesscd and certain Augit.'.titiiiiii monks turns ihrqughqnt the entire, yrnr. ,It is.an rallied at U miUion It is now.almo'st'ciclusivelv 'devoted to tlic i'. l'f.'! i'titertainuicrit of curious who 'ga'tlicr'lo'il fnini all'parts'of-tlip'wcirid, and to the fhclter ntid fuccorpf trav; cllers ax may have occasion to ;makt! this passage of- the j tort' of a 'religious hotel, hy a! wealthy' order of unmarried i.-. -.1.' liicn, where no bills arc made out ngainft guci't.vbut where'all cii pectc'd to make a short stay and 'to deposit, iti the donation-box at least an equivalent, for the aecommodntious'iircceircd. won- derful Morics concerning! its dogai "and tha spirited 'accounts' of the 'doings 'of thcVo iT 11' f mijiiks in searching out Ipit and dying, traT- ellcrc.-.likcimaiiy other more of poetry and romance'-ill; tllcm 'It was about seven o'clock in the evening; when, we reached Barnard.; We fuund tlm loWi .heavy btonc builJinc" well.Cllcil -with viiitorn. i Ona7of the nnniarricd genr llcmcn in long black Tobcs, with white fillr M.'liw and flat ha'.sJ showed its ton T I I i I I i sort of crypt room, with- comfortable ;amplc.lbasin5, and ire entered nt mice'iipon our cnnrcnt life, the first chapter of which coiiEtstbdof 'an ajlcnipt'lorid qtir- '.selvc's'of Jlic EUpcrflnoua duat which upon ns in the vulgar oilti- rfde mcninl acrvico performed, the'tiMt Jo snrvcy the premises. through thq low, ilark! ttorifl-archcii do'wnj'h'eavj'.'rtope stairs, to tho .equally rough itido Xot 'a' tree.'or thnib, or to bo Every tnountain, Wc'wcnt lotbo "Morgue." and looked upon -the dry and .skeletons, there 'lo lives 'in inhoEjiitiiblb ''inounUjns.'p- to in'ia flnM BtateiitaouEii. clU'a I'inor1, '-plticked a'iftw '-flowerji cJi1 'wcariiy' ppcncd, cloao crKscd.tJho i Italiitn liuc, jiav.thest.ir nf, iug brightly orertlib distao t aoeierif capital; hastened back with mjr'fingers' ,'tny'ean acbih'g- witli. the heat during the day bad', been moat, oppres- sive and intense, iu tha yalley belotr.- ,Wben wo reached tie visitors', room, i' we I vent greeltd 1 with" a large' bright.' firi.Tarburid which, the .nuuieruus, guettts were 'by 'no The hospice of St. an, lishmcut cOKcratedrto thB''pVtsecvatioulbr human life; but, it ban just1 proved; to'a'fiil-- low traveller from place oTdeath. Mr. EJwin IlolanJ, Uos- Uiu, whom'., .we.: jiad in our travels, had 'just .cipired whouVe' nr- rivcd, baviug accidcrilly fallen frbm'thc'tin- guardcd phitforn of the entrance fiicpsl'pfrH a' cpricussion of ,braiii, frpiu i which' lie never recovered died in three days. Having -Heard -of tin! Kid oc- at oucij af the room 'of hii ro'suddetily'. made widow in' that des- olate place, mid "with no acimaintanco 'in "i-i." l. "i-i." fur.... Shu at once recggtacd me, and for, tha, moment .seeuicil tojijrget her grief tin i. that t-lie found t.Bo from land Lwho.'wasvnot-'-a''4otal -stranger.1 -Having, ctimpletca'arranjjcnierils to.seiid tlie boil v down' the mniihtiiiVi durihc t'J the nigul, we started .tut: next inorning with the. afflicted woman, .and brought herewith us iu our Xartignyi where ehe took cars for General preceded by the body 'of her deceased They "ll-' had 'just been jiu gcther vanity at had .It's Mt. neat jittle martin-box of a: botiK we happened tu see a man At llie insianta grecn'brtnd iiirove'jnst 'cd 'a1 'little' 'arid' hv'tlie' e-aslicht wti i-i -1 "ii I' f caught a glimpsu of a pair of brilliant. cyps and a, toned rpici) sojtly the .brief ircponse.7 nThelevcs and the flutter 'Liars 'iii a1 cloud; and '''wb' almost' as we passed of two 'in lit was triflojicit'allvhapp'ericiHn wdrda i ..fell .tlio 'juick euKuljjf -urn.: "It's And who was prido of i a. licartV no tliD'tfec a Tiiie'waH eling'ing the .1 li ..r'.t" I1.' rVli'll I- i t Vlt s jne! thcir.heartf, half the hope in them, fur one such recognition in this .11 .T. i :lc wrirlu.- lii' this .'directory' .I. i I" v', .'li-.'-ij .known as A..H. C., ES.I but on that thres- "'J'i' and wmim tUDSfi.ttallsi, "wt nothing more; onq would.lovo; I'cw of'all Cave at Pendlne. caverns which pcr-i forate the clifTs at Pcudinu, and form one of the natural defences against tbo inroads of tha Carinarthcn Bay; the vis-; ,itor ia Bouiewhat startlcdj by finding .huge has all the apjicarancu of clot- ted ..blood. Looking upwards he sees the crimsou fluid coring out of the stone roof. down the.sides of the care, Bpiuctiinea dropiiing, and.bcspattering the stones witli. an ugly, stain.. Of. course there la a legend connected; with .U, a sad enough one too, and not much to_tho credit of the iiihabitanti Ju the days of old. Thq story.'runs thus: -.'.'iJJI 1 During Uto days of the Protector had "begun to lireatlie'after hia ftght'for the liberty (if hb a strarigeiildman innduhis appear- and establislicd'hiiiiself iu 'a vhcaht cottage'upon' the side of the 'bill. 'liu repaired, and finally fur- "Hishcd'on'a -scale of grandeur 'utterly un- kuown to die" Thq began'tij'bnd'nrid'blossqm intiinati- ncr 'unheard phrtSj and, -by the ;tiuie autumu a mar-. ,vcl of beauty, that the country folks camu fromTar and just-to get a peep at the of flowers. 3Iore than a peep tJipy Seldom, the.iniicr garden was completely JiiddeiiJby. the heilges of -although curiosity, is a stning characteristic "Welsh is .rcstrnincd and modified by an innate cour-f dufcrcuce; so the gazers were fain .to.contenl tticniEelrcs, and only talked; that; .you may.bq sure they all filling up the .gaps in. tha .story.hy drawing largely upon their remar- kably.fertile-iiuaginationii. Xo one could suy .-any, harm.of the... old iiubody .him; and.yet he. was. not liked.-.. .Xhc; only ecr.yant .who ,vras admitted was an oldT.wp- 'ina'n, who went to clean! scrub, and cqqkj deaf could give Jicr score of warmly, sadly, blowly, cann but. recognize a truo soul amid. world in As if lie had tnid, -jol quieter or more inofTen- 'sire-than thu.life; led'by this.niyatcrious old an'd'-ha hiiiisclf gariicn.-.uiitii; Sep-f tebjber'eame, when he erected a flag-staff jltpon IIu pasnt'd almost evcryjiuur of, lUylight attbnt lunntlier.'all boriiou willi :i Oho night qfifisbdrmcri noticcilja lying; off .Morvybachcn, liny; ;but, ilark- coining luore.woa isccn of until it wns found lying up- 'pn said, by 'the -.ttilc. Wlierp it bad cut'ii'u, froin was mj-ttcry, and served the people, to. talk of for ;day.r. Aboutahiohth went by; and then, a young 'and Bad-looking woman'was seen in theeqt- liige garden. After a time she extended beach, morning., or midnight, f would -bo 8m- gularjto'learirthc blb men of tiiie day.qn' thc.i'.ilastiof cartli." Probably fear in ihcifpublisbciworks .tell rc.illy whnt UicyTcel on this but ibmctime'llicy 'i -v i. vale lellers, ns ,oi ndclphia. liJUn Thaekcry inp of tbo'dcath of .'.'The ghostly'strugglelover, w any quo .It js the .survivor? 0110 commiserates iii.tho case of suchagood, inan'aii'lie jniifcaltca-bifclrrto Ilo.Vappc'arcd i; MiP- 1 the.sweet domestic virtues which .rnaiea.tlic pang only.tho.morccrUcl tOitboso are left-'behind; but their loss, what' a to 'by for'what' purpose 'qan bo'.gq, but to 5.j'.neTcr think about'deploring iBucb; and as you and fnr meaning ttom'onlj auch 'mori memories of child- voice of ancient; church edj'ootniislorj'in tll'theirgmnandhal- pleasantly anrl cast i I wec'.ncis over it. linght be "seen pacing. Slowly along, Jicvcr luuking at or to any. one, hut keep- ing her beautiful face, so hopeless in ils mis- to the sea: At'firbt the'little childrcii.'witii 'that in- stinct of pity inherent'in their innocent hearts, would, creep lip to when they bean) mystcri- oui.lyflf{ the ;they'began to look at her with shy, and keep far awayj-grquping togctlicf for she walked in spite of tliis, tho green hillibclnw 'tho'cottago was their favorite play- ground, nnd continued so, until one day they all rushed shrieking down wild and pale with some of the elder 'ones positively afurniihg that they [bad seen and heard the devil hiiiificlf. in the cottage g.irdcn, :md that be was killing the a fact otrangely corroboratud by the unearthly and terrible cries th.1t heard proceeding from the garden. It was riot difficult in those'days to the superstitions of.the and the country- round sooti'. echoed with the chil- drcri's'ad siory being proportion; ,alcly increased, 'according to the 'narrator's feelings .and passions. So the sent their children" to play far away, from the cot- .tago, and nothing.would the bravest mnn.among them to approach it af- ter nightfall. 'At length an old hng Cell ill, and in her rlelirinmj Tnade sundry raving as- '..'lady" dan- cing with: the witches rqund'lhc flag stuff on tho Beacon Ilill, nndlclianging into a black -cat, tealq tho btccpcst 'moreover 'that'tbo old'inan sold' htnisclf 'fertholow of'Ins Thii of ilia's _', working as they did tipou rniucbi darkened with superstition and ignorance, .wero likely q be eerioua when matters were irought to a crisis. 'A young, weak-beaded ;irl, frightened by the woman's went off in a fit, and therein denounced the Etran- ;era3 bewitched eellirig juftor with a cross upon it; This ii'cws''Bjircad like wildfire, and tho credit of-every' illness, nirsfirtune'that lad occurred in tho ncigbborhood during the. year, was laid at the stranger's door; the woplu gathered- in crowds, exciting each other by their mutual, superstition... They rushed up the greeu liill to the cottage, a mad, infuriated mob, thirsting for Ycngeaticc, of'the old'tuati to'come oat and heal those he had The 'resisted their and they were surging wildly about seeking another when- tho owner 'hiu'u-elf appeared, to the triiiuplcd lower beds, .they meant by it. i'he answer was a'yell'of deriadh 'and fagej and sqinc of, tlic maddest seized the old man swearing; they, would Bud put...whether the devil was his: master or no. Up.the cliffs hey seareely kubiying'what Ilic end was'tn be, or how tlie, test was to be ere; they had; gone far cpirit of hell must havu broken loose among lliey pressed round upon theold'ihan; one wretch mude a.blow at. him with a stone nud ;knocked .hint; down .then, like wild sb) iat the sight ,of; they' grew drunk.with it, nnd literally.stoned ,hajiless old man and strewing the.eliff.with The.dccd was -.bravely few yrero looking pale and shuddering- at.- the, red itaius'npnu a ter- What': lia've you' tuy poor No ;one many. arid a shudder ran through the crowd a? the girl stooped and lifted a mass of gray Kair froni'the i she said, )n_ a fierce tone; ;as she; turned: upon yoifrselves and this is a Christian larid T" Tlich a p'rojcbyng .went and hear..what ;you The j.biqod that is from- tie', carth'ioriiven- id my'fathcr's king, ral her (h.in' brie ,110 called a ujrorpcrf h'_p'loat nil save.lifu in ilic, fled. .My liuV baud .was a soldier in the king's army; .be was wounded, and tried to escape, but they liunted-hiiii'lo'worce thandeathi'tbey drove him and it was to give and to let him die in pca'ccV my father ca'mc i- Ji, j M. here: AVhen lie.was ready b'e sig- nalled the Channel, .nutl I brought my poor mad husband over Ihe waters in the bo'nt'you found'upnn' tbo your children heard were' those of my hus- band; but they would. have troubled you no more, be died to-day; and is now at the foot? stool of tlie great Oodi arid with the 'poor old man. you hare murdered, ;is crying for God'a 'judgments, on you. And; bear my curtc: -0 Almighty God, curse' these inen: may they go forth beggars and branded 'from the land they have disgraced; driyenl. forth by the spirits ..of their, forefathers; dying may they find. riicrcy ncitlier.from- man nor from Heaven.' i As the last words were upon her lips, fine threw, jicrsclf from the rock, down the; sheer precipice into the foaming water, now raging in n 'storm, and her last curse actually seem- ed to rise from the occatritsclf." The crowd shrank awiiy 'fpccchles3_arid stricken, but not a word was uttered as they crept back to their homes carrying.with them the terrible burthen of tho cursej: v.-. Uy ncit day the ravens and the .carion cleared away every 'trace of. the dccc of blood from the cliff above; but the earth which had drunk, up the red flood: would no! and in the' cave .beneath, gnvcVand still'givcs, testimony to 'tho "t'nur- dcr the dead man's -blood still' rcniainin; a memorial of. his fate. ,t- life of thought id no true faith. .The mind mas by its own independent exertions, Mck, ani far as its native powers it, ar- rrivo at the. modes and causes ofjtha truth, o those jirppositiqns as, trutis, or substantially it will think.randJ> ,ing.', .1 sitions exist for Jt, uqrfor.l dtirstandtng them. 0. .t BaahfUlneBB in Young people on their first admission to tliis'puter are cspecwlly ike shame; 'so" that 'it may be '1 '.i T one of, the moral 'uucj-.' It great Seal of .They.'cannot feel ence'of Waiiiliar' icrisitivcuess' under' 'untrieil Everything, then assumes a' nlagnifiedri aggerated biJaradtcr.' on- the and unportahco. of j thu occasion on the other. The present au'airreferaible' aurreera deciding to.iJicir'disad van 'of or aw kwardncss, or. paasiog slip in themselves or in the aWessorifrs about most persons, 'tiirni and ok- .1 J wncncu bring EO much, humility aa teaches r..." ,'f u .Jkj.j.. i tlictu their iusigniCcancai oon vcrr.liliclji that'i-at1? anjJgiwu iirne' a miicd "assemblage 'Is thinking'-itcrj iritieli vfn ;v. 'rrji mi; I r cqnspicuous pqstUon. loses ,its rnainsting.fr- the one hand; on if a ate not as 'dependent award1 of aa we were. Even a room-full pomprise8M; to our. enlarged, tbo whole creation! iTbcro.-b caring. for.'puUido tboso walla. we hare come to form a sort of There iajDoyra.tliird: party in the (jupttioni in tbcsbapo of that ;vre_ measurably; niorOiConseftuence than else can be to us. or the nntural hardening and strengthening procdss of :tbor air, mdstqpfloplo ovbr- come any conspicuous display, of tlia' weak- '''t nessl By'the'time'youth ither accepicd'tliuir 'btisfcss'-liln: _-' a'btisfncss'-liln: i'' ;TIIB percent. oC-lier'BbiLisJiot'under'callayitibii, _ Icsd tlian one-fifth of the eqiT is .'Smsden, Austria'aml lioti.- In England aa appears -byi a Parlia- montarr'rcport, tlicro arc sixteen millioJU of acres', wholly unproductive', lv be made' productire.B'i Thb "reason wbv '.-tL'nj'ii.ii'j "lijii these, acres arq liq-iinuiipro.vcd is.'tlmt as forc they '.bin'-bo Hufficientlyiireulaimed1 jo croiT, th'ey to tithe aad tax; nchce.'ontv nrciTofUarffo Krixir-.u capitiil daru undertake prefcr to Invest tbo-.rc- turn 13 more speedy and certain1.M'" A Pious oidgcnSeman, onbjqf.'tii tlic earth, sort, out; inUij.'tte catch hismarp.1-. He corn'nt her to delude her into'the belief tilt .she was" to'gct H; -ccivcd by any specious would'pomo _ nigh and then until ncr amon cliristian-Rirtitudo. gave at :uliilioti 'had' paifsed tine word into a nota.of; WHAT 13 vaca'ney for 11 -upon the -then a iiiaSyi'taiJsf k _ A itiing.nnd'iiithis'Wiy rounding laiy-ma'ii .rerfmblq' in ''.i >t i t'-S 1   

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