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Alleganian (Newspaper) - April 19, 1865, Cumberland, Maryland 3 VOLUME 1; CUMBERLAND; MARYLAND; WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 1865. NUMBER 50. EVEEY WEDNE8DAT MOHNINQ. Offlco on Mechanic Street, near tha i National Houso. Tr.HMS OF SUH-SCHTl'TION TWO DOM.Alia iKTimr.HHirMbh In luli-mr.-. No lakiu fur a leu tli.ui tix muiiilii Juil -o of lire Circuit Hun J hMlTll. IcrW of llic Circiul HOltACi: KI lle-istcr of ChO IIOOVKU. IIAblL T. t: bluu-i A IHIlpTOX. tMirmor-JAMKS Ju Juilgei of Ibo Oriiluui's J II II OAMI'BFI.Ii, DOrni, Vh I'KIIUY, A. M. I. 1ILMI. Coaaty ni ninr.r.i.v, hi.iJ.vii, JOHN llhl.I.. J. II. STALLING. J. I, TOW Tfti Collcrlor-S T. TOWNSIIhM) I CHAS. C. SHRlVER CO ncAujlts DHUf.S, CHKMICALS, V oius, I.AMI-S mi.! i.xMl- (.oons. I'EHUJMHM irtW P.UC'k TOIIih 1' All! Il'l.Ub. L.-rni-ruf llnltiniuri! mid MnliauiL 3trKli his di'lner and eut hear The inker took his advice, ate his fill, and when ,ie returned to the b-ir-room he wasoverjo3- cd to hear that the landlord required Ilia -Cr- vices to mcud n lot of pins and kettles, which Ind t-uddeuly "sprung i leak." The ker .it onto tut to work, accomplished the las'-, "nil received a liberal sum therefor, and started on his iny Upon re the outside of the house he found the glazier, who slid. "Will, 3011 see I told tho truth, I procur- ed 3011 a job of work, and lion do you think T accomplished it'" "I am sure I cannot replied tho tinker. "I will tell rejoined tho ghzier You tuld mo you were weary, hungry nnd penniless I knew the lindlord was well off ,ind doing ,1 goo 1 business, so I witehed the opportunism! started a Irak in tin utensil I could get Imld of.1' Tllii tinker, with nnnv thank'; and a heart full of gntitudo, returned his jour- ney, but he hid not proceeded ininy 3 ird- before he rcichud lha Mil igp eluirch, when a briUhnt idci struck him. The ghzier Ind befriended would befriend the glnsicr. Tlie church, he thought, could af- ford to bnr u slight lots in a good ciuse, so taking a position where he could not be seen, he riddled every window in the edifice with stones, and then, highly ehlcd with las ex- ploit, 1-e retraced his steps (d the gla- zier lie Mould impor- tant job. He met tho glacier at thu dc'or of the l-ivcni. "iid he, "I am happy It) infunr 3011 tint fortune hits me to return the kindness I received from 3011 an hour ,i "im e. f "How a'ked the glazier, pltisantly. "I Iroo broken every pine of glass in the answered the tinker, "and Jou of course will bo employed to put them in again." Tho gl.izicr's j'aw fell, and his Pico assumed a blink expression, as ho mid in a tremu- lous lone, "You don't mean th it, do you? replied tho tinker; "there a whole pane of gliss ill the building. One good turn deserves another, 31111 know.1' answered the ghzier, iu a tone of utter despair; "but 3011 infernal scoundrel, you hav c ruined w, for I keep tliu chureli windows in rcpiir by the year." 'Tis n sad thing when men Ime neither heart enough to speak well, nor judgcmen enough to hold their tongues; this is tlie foundation of Ml impertinence, A good wifo ll.o workmanship of a good husband; and n'cc rcrwt. Tim more we know tlie less siy. A1 dcith a man -irrivcs nt immense knowledge and doesn't opoa Ins moutli. Many persons, who pride thcni'chcs np oft being skeptics, will belioro anything provided it is impossible. Tho only in which a mnn has no ri fal, is in the wondcrfnl love ho generally has for himself. Women arc ffisa on sudden, fools on prcmvdilation. Tho Professor Marrying ,a Cook, SOUK 3 cars since, when t was in college; we had our a curious xjrsonagc, whom every ono regarded with coii'idcrable resjtcct, and 30! as a character yrncrii. He had lived many years without a and cspceled 16 live- sd al- ways.' Indeed as he was the prufussOr of nitiie-nialic.s the- abstraction of his science 'orbado his indulging in tho idea of getting narricd. To the female sex, therefore, he ehovred no other regard, thin common po- required. His character was pure- y negative He was not popuhr with the adits, and they kept thcmsclv es at a distance roni him. But eireuuistarices that ofleti irings about a matih in oilier cases, placed lim in n peculiar dilemma. It seemed a w him that a necessity was bid upon him lo ;et nnrried. He was one of (ho facully of he the other t were married and obliged to entertain the dlstm- jiiishcfl visitors of the In'titntion. He had nlwaj? Wanted Of course it was never ex- wctid of him that he should ever ghe a iarty or dinner. it began to be rcgar- led as nther mean' ili him to shirk this mat- ter from year to yiar, and, well off as ho was pecuniarily, to IhrOw upon Ihe oilier ncmbera of the faculty the cost unit trouble uf entertaining the special frleudh and pa- rons of the College. The question was, ihcrefore', frequently asked: "Why docs not the old cnlerbin some of the distinguished visitors that visil Xovr, our professor wasn't a miser at all nnd it often troubled him to think he was so situated that he couldn't bear his part of the blinieri Alld yet, what could lie Must he gt I married And if BO, to whom? No ono had any tpeeial regard for him. In his 3 oungcr he had scon at school a 3 oUng lady in Ihd city of New York, in whom he hid a peculiar interest But of her he hadn't heard for years Doubtless before IhlS time1 sue was married, or in Iier grave Possibly, hortcvcr, ihe was still hung and waitiuc: for him! Glorious thought! He was quite relieved at it, though indeed, there might be no foundation for his relief Xev erthelc'3, he could make due m- ijiur3. Nor could he long delay, for com- mencement daj was at hand, only a few necks off. It was his turn, or ratherwoUlll be if he was married, to give the great din- ners to i the distinguished personages who would be present tin (ho occasion. Tllcre would bd the' Governor of the State, and his trustees of the Institution arid their friends, and others of cijtlal But who should bo master of And who should grace the table He could Hruirc the circle perlnps, but such a circle as this, whit could he do with it? If he were onlv married, wlnt a helpmeet would IIH wife be at such a time. And yet, his wife must be a good looking, intelligent, and accomplished lady, otherwise the blink would bo a blot! Xow there was i young lady in the neigh- borhood that the professor thought might answer. He Ind seen hir at his boarding hoUsc, and spoken to her once or twice. "lint, she may say and if she did, "where in thodgut lie, "could I hide my bend And then what would be- come of tho The Governor must have a dinner and he must havo a wife And hence he lay aviiko about it all night At list as the morning broke ho erled out to himself, She will sny no, "will she! Older men hive cd through il, and I shall. If not, I shall have a cltar cocjsicnce about the dinner, and a clear con- science is the nnin thing after all' I will write a note to Miss A. any way. It may be she will regard it favorably. So the pro- fessor rat down ard wroto a note to Jliss A. he to 'whatwill the Governor think of tho lidy? Sho is handsome and polite, but cm ihc converse? Can sho entertain company j "ITonttffi Slid he to limicclf, "very and so tore up llif nofc. Alas! for a man on Ihc of matrimony In nn hour or two, however, the Professor called on the President and said: "I should like to bo absent for a few "Ah said llrc President, "jnrt rfrii "Yes t have .1 class in readiness for tho examination, and I wish to go to New York." "Has any death occurred in (lie Slid the President. "No, tub Protoor, "bnllhatvf a little matter of business that requires m; immediate attention, and 1 thought it bcsi to go." "You have my best eaid thi "and may you rctnni safely and i not alone." The Professor almost smiled, but blushed rather than Ftuiled, and left tho President, and Hastened to New York. His first inquiry oa his arrival there, br Miss Adeline G. ihc young lady whom 10 had seen some years before, at school, as we havo medtioned. n said tile respondent, bceii reduced, and she is a cook. Per- laps you don't know, it "A said he, "that is just what I said the thought you wanted samethiug else possibly." "No, I have been half starved to death since I left Xew York, and I want some one a cdok decently." "Well, she can do that, Tor she scarcely has her equal in that line in ibis city Why, sir, sho is a cook, far ex- cdtritee." i Low does sho "She is the handsomest cook in this city, too." 'Sot quite lhat, I said the Pro- lessor, "but is she intelligent I I speak confidentially." "Intelligent 1 She a can con- verse like an angel." t And .13 lo manners la she 'As graceful as an actress." 'AVhcn can I sco her 'At eight o'clock this evening." 'Couldn't I see her before that 'I think that would bo the most convcu1- icnt timo for her lo call, and lo see you" She will be cogigediu bcrduliea till then." 'I will wait then. Please to tell her that Prof Mrick, of Virginia, wishes to sea her an did acquaintance of hers 1" Shall I icll her that you wish to engage a You may tell her lhat I wish lo see said Ihc Professor. Whal name did you say "Professor Mack, of Yirgitiia, if you please, madam." An everlasting long day was tlefdte hini, and he had nothing to do not a problem to solve, except the one in hand, and that was one of doubtful solution. Eight o'clock at last'came, and the Pro- fessor called again to sec the young lady. A cook, indeed I" said the Professor lo himself; "she is a splendid woman, fit to grace any parlor in the world 1" But how iu creation should he make known his bus- iness I'octs, they say, begin in the middle of Iheir story, but professors of mathematics where1 d9 they begin? Finally, said the suitor, Miss G., how would you like td go lo "To said she as if surprised "Arc you iiotunistakbn in Ihc person yon Wished Id sect'' "No, said he, "don't ynu remember wfacn we both attended school id 1'ranUin said she, "it is Geofgo remember yon well; why, I didn't know thai you wore alive 1" I never forgotten you." "Ah! indeed, you are kirtfl lo re- mewbcr me So long. I thought bvcry one had forgotten mo in my calamities) "People often think they aro overlooked when trials overtake them, but it is for you to say that your present trials arc at an end." "Professor JIack, wlbt do you mean Why I am n "If 3-011 have had reverses I havo had suc'tCDj, and have the means of making jctl comfortable in life "But you do not know, my circumstance; now, for I would not deceive "It docs not concern mo what yon aro now, but what yoO are willing to' be." "But I havo an aged mother Professor." "And I wish to have one; sho can go, too." Mattes were soon arranged as (o fime, place and ceremony, and this bcitfg over tho pirty were off for Professor pleased that ho solved the itolriir.onial prob- lem so easily, and Ihc lady she was nu lon- ger at the world's bWdmg. In tho country of Vhginia great ado is made for a married couplo. Of course much was c-prctcd in tho case of (lio Pro- fessor. Bnl "bird in tho air" carrici the news itf that Prof. Mack bat married 3 tcbk f What lady then wouh call upon her? Whit Hocifify could Ihe T F. V's of Virginia havo with a cook 1 Bu tho Prcndvnt advised his wife to call upon frtr" oirf tf tfcccaey, at least, it tho profes- sor had married a cook, why, ho didn't know any better. All that ho knew was how to solve problems in. mathematics. Besides Kb might not have married cook, or if he Had he was well off in one cotrl haVo a'good fabfc. t said the president's lady "wha docs n person cure ibout a (able in cotnriir iwm lo ontte in society'-'1 fcastc into society will do well ic replied, "but since we must eat to live, roasted turkey is belter than a fried ehiekcn, and a short biscuit is better than a ash-cake 1 And what docs an epicure care or ccrcraoncy? A good cup of colfee is better." "You are no Virginian, husband, Lus- lanVI, otherwise you would never say that; or any body knows lhat uobility in a log cabin is better than cook in a palace t" 'Will, call on the lady and arc often good for nothing, whilst practice is .he sum of perfection 1" Th'c Prcsidcntcss called and was amazed cook was made her she felt it. The other officers' Indies having heard that the President's wifo hiid colled on Mrs Maek, were obliged according lo custom lo bllow suit. They, too, wcru disappointed, ;or the New York lady hadn't lived in d ci- ty in vain. In uiind, in manner, innccom- [iliskmcnt, she out ranked them all! Bc- lidcsi In respect to family sho waa not nt till father had a fortune once add lost it. Commencement day was near nt band, dining was on" at the professor's, nor was 3Irs. Mock at all dig- concerted about it. She had seen a thing or two before, and was fully confident, iu her own ability lo meet tho exigency. When tin- lira: arrived, all eyes were fix- ed on Sirs. Mack. How would aha appear in the preecnco of the Professor and the President. _ And what sort of a table would sh'e zct, and itow grace it? Could Blie go through1 it witli dignity? fcoufso all IhiS -woe1 enough "to try men's soubf' but Slrf. Madt waS at home. In tho ar- rangement of all Ihc clrcumstadlialS arid in the formalities of tho occasion she showed herself equal to tho duties devolving upon her, and evidently interested tlie Governor v cry much by her powers of conversation Wilat a charming lady" said ho to his wife, "is Mrs Mack! and what a table she bos fet! Low well she graces "My dear said she, you know fihoisa New York (sho has been a mere servant for many years 1" "I know nothing aboyt said he, 'but if she was, I wish every other lady wi a servant and aNewYofk cook, too. We should have something to cat then, my dear, besides fried chickens anil ash-cake.' "All men are not epicures like you, Gov- ernor." if llicy were, they would imi- tate the mathematical Professor, and go to New York to get a wifo. A man wouldn't be compelled to' go Id n saloon lo get a de- cent dinner! He could fihll one at now a great Th6 fiosources of Mexico. The interest whicll rfttacncs lo Mexico as our near neighbor has been increased reccnl- ly by tho change which has taken plnco in her form of government, and a review ol her condition and resources is at this time consequently nol out of place. The area of Mexico ii square miles with'a population of souls, her territorial extent being greater by 000 Square milci than the entire Pacific slope of (he United States. Of the population but are pure whites, the remainder consisting of of mixed races ant negroes'. There nro in addition wild Indians, and of the whole pop- ulation but arc returned as civil- ized. The foreign poplation, the majority of whom arc Spaniards, amounts to The ifanual value of agricultural produc- tions is about but the min- eral resources of tbo country arc one of lU chief elements of wealth, tho product of the mines reaching some each year, and that, too, under an efficient ani uncertain nysfcra of labor. Besides golc and silver, antimony, copper, coal, diamonds, iron, lead, tin, zincsnd other mineral abound With all Ihcse natural advantages, the'coun. try, when Maximilian assumed power, owci a debt of and budget showed an annual defict of over annu ally. The frequent civil wars, which have desolated a country teeming1 with mincra acd agricultural wealth, have been the chie cause of its want of progress, there havrnj been in the last forty years'no 1cm than for fy-Bir changes of government. With a stable and liberal would protect and promote doveTopcmcnt, Mexico has within her, in situation, ch'raate, soil and productions, al that a caemated to lead to grandeur am power1. Whether tha imperial rule is best adapted lo accomplish these ends, remains to bo men. Under Santa Anna it ccrViiul; W43 MAHHIAQE OF COUBIKS. Some Tory interesting facts in connection the subject of m'a'rriages of consan-' ;uinity Have Just been, put on record by a' f rcnch statistician, lie carried on his vestigations in tho town of tbV French department of the Iowa Infcricuro. [laving selected forty-sis cases of consan-' juincous lie examined the hui- janda, wives and. children, both in, regard' o' their physical and intellectual develop- cnll anil made .inquiries concerning tha aiuilics examined, and their ancestors, through tho assistance of tha pastor, and the oldest inhabitants. Coiribining tha statistics thus collected, he foun'd that marriages not bring disease, cy, or malformation. Ilowever, it'is impor- tant that these results are attributed by tha writer to tho climate of the locali- ty, and to the general habits, hygiene, ani morality of tho inhabitants, as well as j to" the absence of all hereditary disease. torfri of Batz 13 situated Ti'pofl a boundcd on one side by rocks 6f tho sen-" shore, and on1 tBe otter' salt The air is pure, nnd frequent winds' arc from tUc north, northeast andnorthwest. Tho number of inhabitants iis about They Iwe little commnnicatian with other" parts of tho country, and their occupation is almost confined to the preparation of salt.- Thcy are very intelligent, almost all the dults being able to reaU. Th'e morality la of tho highest stamp, prostitution being un- known. Theft and murder have not occnr- cd within the recollection of tbiToldest in- habitant. Mothers nurse tueSr children till they arc fifteen months old, and the general food of the population is of tho vegeUbla class. There arc, at present, in Bmti, forty- six conEtirifjuineoiij paifs of first donsiu, fivo union's between thirty- o'ne mo'rriag'es bf tiiirA and "of corfsiria in tn'ofouffi1 tfegree. five uniond of lecoifj. tousilk been twenty-turbo clilaren; none of whom have presented any congenital The thiriy-ono marriages of third have produced one hundred and twenty chil- dren, all healthy] and tffo marriages of the fourth cousins have' given rise to twenty- nine cnildrbn; all of whom, iWitB'the excep- tion of those who died of ague, Wore and healthy at the The writer contends that such facts as' tha foregoing prove iLit consanguineous marri- ages by no means lead to the of the race. J: t Hints to Enters .and Speakers. William Cullcn Bryantgavc the following excellent advice to a young man'who offered him rfn article for the' Seating Pott: "My young" friend, I observed that jod faavo used several French expressTona in your article. I think EC you will study thrf English language, that you'will find jt pablc of expressing all the may have. I have always fotfnd it so-, and in alt thnt I have written I do n'ot an In- stance when'I was word, but that, on searching, I better one in my own language. only true way to shine crcn in tnU false world, is to bo modest unassnm- ing. Falsehood bV2 very thick but in the course of time will find place to' break tWonfeh. Elegance of .language may not In; in the power of affof city and Btraight-forwardncsa arc.' _ "Be simple, unaffected, be honest in' yonr1 spbakinjg nhtl Writing. Never use long word when a short! one i Will do. Call; a spade" nbt a' welMcnomt oblong Insfriiinent of manual industry; let a home be a homo, not a residence r a iv place, nbt a local- ity, and so of the rest; Where a short word tffifl Jo, you always lose by using a long one. You: lose in the honest expression of your meaning; and in the men who are competent to j'oHge, yon low in reputation for ability. "Write much as'you would speak; speak: as you think. 1( with year no coarser tlian With your supe- rior, speak no finer. Bo what you saj7 within the rules of" prudence. -No one errf was a gainer by singularity of pronunciation. The truly iriSe man'waTao speak that no one will obcerre W speaks. A man may show great knowladga of chemistry by carrying abort bhcMM of strange gases' to but bfe wilt enjoy bclUr health and find 'mtoeftto for Bwi- ncss who lives'on commih air.- "Sidney Smitk onceTreiufked, 'After you have mitten ah take your petr and strike out half if dtb words, and yorf will to'sW hotr modi stronger -.j1 }'_ J Egotism is a'mere bttrniag'-of pertoW _ incense, iu which the egotist ia ;