Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, October 11, 1844, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated October 11, 1844 Page 1
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NOT T II D GZ.OKV OP 0 IB S A It CUT T II S WELFARE OP HOME BY II. B. STACY. N. York Adr'ts. LATE AltltlVALS OF NKW FALL & WINTER GOODS Gentlemen's Furnishing Estab lishment whnlcsalc nml retail. JOHN itt. DAVIKS&. JONGS. 10G WILLIAM STREET, (CORNF.ll OK JOHN S 1'KEKT,) NKW-YORK, "IT KSPKCTKUM.Ynnnomicellnl llicy hair untie .LI. iic i cxtensivo arrangements lur limr ran Trade, lhal they are enabled la present greater in ilurcmenia ihan over to merchants visitina Mi's mar ket tho present season for tho iurchn! of Goods lis incir siock is iiiaiiuy 01 uii;ii uu imj'ui lunuu ui Plain and figured Black Satin Ariniires, Corded, Baraihea, fancy nnd'colnicd Sntim of entire new patterns j Silk nml Mnhnir, figured mil nlain i Plain ltlack Italian and Corded Cravats, all sizes and qitali- ,ics ncr-ir.RY. Silk, Merino, Angola, Woolen and Cotton Iloso and Half Hose. GLOVFs". Merino, Cashmere, Woolen, Berlin and Chamois lined Cassimere, Huck Beaver and KiJ. .U?PF.NIEltS: Silk and Cotton limn Klistic, with Buck, Silt, and Linen F.nds, Colton Knit, Duck and Morocco Willi Elastic find. Alsoa few cntiro New Styles of our own Mnmificiuri'. U.VDHRSHIItTS AM) DRAWF.RS. Merino, Lamb's Wool, Angola, Saxony, Cotton, Shaker. Knit and Flannel, i!sc. (Manuf.ictu'ro nil qnal ities of Sdk Shirts and Drawers). Silk of nil quali ties of our own Importation. To thou of our own manufacture we would especially call attennon, as beina Miim-thin; very superior. Ladies' Silk and Merino Undor-Vcsts. l'OCKF.T HANDKKRCIIIKPA Twilled anl Plain Snilalfpld, British and India I oralis. Pnn.'ce", Printed, Corded, and Damask, Linen Cambric, Plain and Printed, &c. CAPS. Men's, Youth's nnd Children's Cloth, Ydvct, Glaz ed, Silk and Muslin. STOCKS. Salin, Fi-'iircd nnd Plain, and Corded Silk, Mo hiir, llmntnsin, Plnn Boued, Plnind Ciavat, and Opera Ties, &c. &.-. 1 i.ivrv cnr.T.ARS. Filinrc, Round and Biron, Pitched, Plain and Cor d. all Linen and with Collnn Bands. ded, l.l.s r..s i.uoi'.iu', Stitched, Plain, nnd Unfiled, all qualities, with wide nnd narrow plaits. SniltTS. All Linen, wiih and without t'nllars, latent style Muslin, wiili Linen Colars and tt'ii-ibaiiils, with and wiilicait Collars, nf a arent varietv i.f qualities. Colored Trench nnd oilier Mn-hn. OILIID SILKS. White. Plaid, and Fancy Colors, nf various widths, and warranted not to adlieie in any climate. Si': 1'urtn, t'mbrcllns, Drmsin-t (linens, Cap and S.fi Trimninp, Hutptntltr lluckks, Cum JUnstie W'rbli. all qualities. Tojellur wiili c'ury arlirle tint is wanted in the Gentlemen's riirni"hiii2 Line, wliih lliey engage In tell on n fivoralilo terms at .my oth r establishment. 3rrCap9, Slocks, Linn and Muiin, and Sill. Shirts, in ido to order. Wholesale nml Retail. JOHN M DA VIES &.IONFA 103 Williams st., corner ofJohn. 11.3m BATHS & MASTISKTON, 2G LIBERTY STREET, (lir.TwT.nS Wll.l.lVM AND NASSAU S rKRCTS,) NUW.YOISK, WOULD enll tin1 at'enl'on of .Merchants nliom visiiiiii New-Yoik, I" their I'Men-ivv slock ol Foreien and Dome-tic PliV GOOI1S, which lliey o.Ier lor rale i n li1 er.il lerm, inn-i-iiu;; in part of ' Al zorenns, a new a''u lo fi r die-cs. Arloltai i'ii do Chameleon Lustres do do Alpncca huilrrs, I lack nnd eiliued. Mmwllnt tie hnincs, Crape dc 1,'iinei, Cashmeres d'Emssc, Chusans. 'I'uisant, Ihsitry and (Hans, an ixIrii'M' a nrlir.ent, iV!rci Kerseys, l.insnjs, Kenlucly J'ans, flannels, Imw Icw-pri nl in -ueiliuc, Print, of thr newiM and riehe-t style, llroitn and lllearhcd S'lirtinp and S'icctings. Spool Cation and Thread, i. nil l.imK Cloths, Castimerrs, Sitinrts, and Vcstings, Ancns, Lmtns, Diaper, Cra-.li, Un, a larsi" a-Mirtmi'iii of White Good-, cinM inir of Jaconei-, ('anil ne-, Swis and Soft MulN, Tap- and Lace, Slnpcd and Clie-k Muslin-, Bi-hop-Lawif, Hook Mu-lin, Dimity, Sc. itc. 12'n3 AMERICAN MUSEUM. New York CllyI. T. ISarniim Proprietor. THIS Mu-eitn lia-C -plenhd hall- over 100 fioi in lens h, riin'nini'ii upwards of .()(), ()()() euri oIv fri'iu eery poriion ol ihe (ilole. Heieare BnvsTs, limns, Rt:rrii.r.-, Istr.ns, l-'isir-E, tii: & of every species and kinds cvtr i.iiown or heird of. A (iriANi) Cosmorama eonlainiiis Veauliful views of nni'ienl and modern ciiie", natural -eenery, iikhiiiI Izlit views, il-i'. A large nnnil it ol new one. have just len receired fioni some of the dr.t urii-l. of France. Novelties and CcniosiTir.-, -ueli a-. DwAnrs, Giants, GiASTr.-EB, Ouiiano Oltasgs, &e., are al-wnv- en'jniie,! when opporliiniiy o'.ers. Rich Dit r.nirir.n nml iNTr.'nr.sTiNn r.NTr.r.TAiN ments are alway- unen evtrv eeinuir, nmj very Wedue-d.iy ami Saturday ahernoon--, by the ino-'t talenipd performer-. F.Kitv stranghr, a well a- citizen, should visit thi- c-lnblishmciit, a- valual leiiistrueiiuii i- eoinbiu rd with rational nnohciiient. The price of ndiuisi 11 i- always 35vn's. Au.'U-l 31, 1811. 10 L. & V. KIIUJY, WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Foreign & Domestic Dry Goods 47 Cedar Street, New- York City. EF.SPF.CT FULLY announce 10 their Customers and Dealers generally, that they have now on hand a full stock uf Fresh Dry Goods adapted to tho 1,'nlt im.io oiiitiricinan full assortment of all descrip tion of stnplo Goods, which have been felecicd wiih much care, nnd which they aro enabled lo oiler nt v.rul nV.era.n.1 nn !l,e innsl liberal lerms. T lev ore also Aaents fo Barlow & Co.'s American Mann- fnctured Needles, wbijh lhcy will warrant a first ralo article. Hm3 PRINT WimssHOUSE IN M.W "k OIIK, , To supply the City and Interior Trade, by the Piece i or Paqkaze, Unmoved ! From 113 Pearl Si reel lo It Cr.DVlt STItHRT. ncaii William Stbett. LKF. fa nitF.WSTF.lt uive nolnu to the Dealer', in Drv (ioml--, that lliey have removed their Warehou-e lor Pruned Ualiei" , Lxelusiiele, froin Pearl, to It Cedar Slrcct. Ilyconfininir their nt teuiion 10 Prims only L. II. are enal le I to exhibit nn a ortinenl far Mirpa-sins any ever before ofl'eml in America and 10 m-II at price.- a low aiuH.enernl y Lower linn bnu-ei wdto-o atlention is divided anions a lars?e varieiy of arlicles. The Stock- con-i-ls of SEvrnAL thousands of Pat tibns ANn Col.onisr.s. einbraeimreverv enrieiy of AMKUICAN AND FOIIF.IGN PRINT In market many Mylcs of which ureaot up exelu nvely for their own sale, and cannot be bad else where, except in fceond h ind. Dealers in Printx will '""vl it for their interest lo ex amine this SUK-k I eforcmnkiim llieirpuivhase'. lliey will have the ad vantage ol le.irnuis the lowel mar ket prices and comparing all ihe desirable styles in market ide by fi 'c. Catalogue ol Price, corrode I wiih erery variation of the Market, are placed in the hands of buyers. April 9, 'It. 4Ulf QUEEN'S WARE. . . 1 t . 1 China, (ilnss, and harl lion ware. Pearl ami Wales s's 12 THOMAS F. FJKLI). SONG Ol' TI1M IiAI)I13H. Am-" Mithing nay." The bards of late have done us wronjr, We deem it but fair play, Monopolized our cood old song, The dicnded " Washing Day." The women on that day, of old, Would slorm and fret nuay, .Yoic-no. n bit they ever scold, lint sing nnd talk of Ct w. Wo knit nnd sew, nnd chat and sinp. And write and work nway, And all tho proceeds wo will bring To aid the cause of Clay. "The very Uillcns" loo, wou'd fain Our mirth nnd glee partake, Hm rah for I'lay-lhoy speak as plain As ever kittens spake. Our knittins balls they nimbly roll, And frisk, and jump, nnd play; , Poor kittens if lliey had a soul, They'd loll the ball for Clay. We'll knit and sew, &c. The lo 'os make a dreadful rout, And eaHiis "liiilieh Whi3s," But that we rare no more about Than Jeremiah's fit's. To work upon materials raw, Such tools will nevir do, Willi Polk nnd Texas for their taw, And libel for llicir slue. We'll knit and sew, iS.c. They nsk, "what Henry Clay has done," That trc revere him so, Wo think that every inolher's son Of common sense should know. And we in liirn would ask of them, What they're contending for We go, say lliey ahem ahem - For Polk Free Trade nnd Dorr. We'll knit and sew, Ac. And if lo quiz IK is their plan, Wc'ro nady for tl.e joke, At any lime we'll weigh our man Willi lilllo Jimmy Polk j Tor as a ninny lo a whale, Would be tho odds we deem, Nn sooner woul I they mount ihe scale, Than Polk would kick t lie beam. We'll knil and sew, &c. They Itl! us ire had teller drill "The younj: idias lo shoot" Yes, gallant sirs, we surely will, ' And find the came to hoot. We'll tcarh ihem (list, to take good aim, .ml then to fire nway, At vagianls, who would blast the I'amo - Of our own Harry Clay. We'll knil nnd sew, &c. Denied our vole, we'll make amends, And work some other way, Willi nil oPjenrts, and heads, and pens, We'll aid llio cause of Clay ; Wlicru'ir deficient in lluir nituht, Our sinewy friends are found, Our nny strength we will unite And ilie I lie I nil a bound. We'll knil nnd sew, A:c. Yes! callaul Whigs whal'tr lilidc, Till you the victory gain, Like liar and Am an by your side, Your hands we will tuslain. And when the hmels you haio won, To us the prize convey, Oh ! wire it ours 10 p'ate them on The noble brow of Clay. Uahcay Adt. THE DEATH OP II EN II Y D -. "Th reisnn name gh en under hcivcn whereby men can bo saved but our Lurd Jesus Christ." Tliu v'iIIiieo of C is situated on I lie sniitlnvt'Merii coikI of Etil.iiicl, in oiip ol tliusn e.qiii-.itcly liuiintil'ul v;ill', which serin si'chiik'd hv lltu lolly hills, which cm hnicc ovory siilo hut thai which is -.vfislieil liy tin; ocean, from tho woili! and nil its turmoil. Tivonlv yenis hi.'foro tin; period ;it uliich I write, C hiul heen merely 11 small fliinp town, scircely known heyond its inunedi.ite iredncis. lint, nbont that puiiod, :i trLtmKj luan who IkuI succeeded In nn estate in the iic'io.liborhood, slruck liy tho exceedini; hean ty of tho situation and llio sofiness of tho cli mule, built n small residenco for a part of tin slimmer months. Somo of his visitors, charmed with tho loveliness of tho spot, were induced to follow his example. Ilouso nftci house was added, until C became a wator-injj-placu of somo nule, ospocially as a rosoil for those :i filleted with pulmonary diseases. Though slill possessing most of tho usual np pundsigfs of ball-iooms, nnd libraries, C was happy aliUo in what it had and had not. Tho small town remained nearly in statu rpio. This clear and rapid stronm which wound round llio base of tho lulls was loo shallow to bear a boat on its waters ; and tho road w hich ran by lis side, and which afforded tho only 1110:1ns of access for can i.ipes, wasnouo of tho most easy. In a word C posses sed, in addition to its other advantages, ihat of Irunrpiilily. Tho puiisli church was sit uated at a distance of four miles ; and tho in cumbent, a (run and faithful minister of his Lord, had associated .villi himself three cler- i.Vmen as curates, to assist him in tho caro of ,.. .,,,.1 ,, t,, .,r;c, n,,.. ,.r OXteUSIVO illlU populous p.triSll. OllO Ol these, lately appointed, had llio town of C s, ,,.!. .lit, romniittnil to bis rli.irnn. Tin. . ..,. .,..,1 .1... 1:.,:.... ..... r.i. .1... 1 Ml CllliO.ll.Ull WIIUIIUIU IIMI llVlli ll'lll It'll lllill 1 a place, wliithor so many rosorled in tho hour of sickness and sorrow, had peculiar need of tho spiritual aid and consolation of a minister of Christ. It was fioin tho gentle man who filled this office, I learned the fol lowing narrative. Towards tho closoofa fiuo niilmun day, a carriago was seen winding down tho road which led to C . It drove to tho door of ono of the prelly cottages nruce, which stud ded the valley towards ihe mouth of tho river. Two gontlomnn vvero seen to alight from it ; nnd neither of them such as wo pass without observation. The elder appeared lo border on fifty years ; tnll, not robust, yet apparent ly athletic in frame, wiih a countcnanco whoso lofty and intellectual expression left tho beautiful classic oulliuo of tho features ttnobscured, till more inlimato nnjiiaintancn gave time to examine them ; tho dark eye seemed to pcnclrato the very thoughts, yel tho benevolent smile won confidence. The other individual was a young man seemingly not more than two or threu anil twenty, slight and graceful in figure : resembling the elder in tho beautiful contour of filatures ; but with in iiiu uuuuiiiui i-uniuui 01 iiiaiures : 1 0llo 8y(..s, rich, luxuriant hair, fuirm tellocual loo in expression ; but w II nd florid and in- ilh.il en- 11 II R L I N G T 0 N , 1 lliiisinstie, and almost femininely sweet in ex piessioi). As they descended from tin; car riage and tin ned to gni on llio beauties I around, it was evident that llm younger of the two was warm in bis admiration, nml would I fain have lingered lo gnz.n nn a sceno so lovn- ly, had not the other gonily foiced him to the ' house. I M. M....I.. .1... ! r...l I I .,.'iiii , 1111; i-ii'i t niiiii ui winiiiii ii.ir spoken, uliku unwilling to bo ohlrusivo or necleclful, mado it a part of his duly to gain sufficient knowledge of tho circumstances nf thoso who visited C , lo enable him In ofl'er such aid ns might bo useful. No found the persons just anived were a father nnd son; tho former n man of Inch professional and political reputation, nnd lilerary renown. Tho latter, his only child, had recently dis tinguished himself creally at the university ; bill bad injured his health by too rloso appli caiion, and had come lo C for the purpose of relaxation nnd the benefit of a niildirair. IIu was tho idol of his father's heart tho ono point in which cenlred all his hopes, his afi'ections, his pridojtis ambilion. Deep and tranquil were his feelings Ininquil from their very depth he know not himself how slrong, until their course bncamo impeded. Mr. Manly railed, as was his wont, in a few days : "Not at home was ihe answer. In a day or (wo he repealed his visit ; 'The gfiiiljemen were nt dinner;' cards were left at his residence, lo called again, but was not admitted it was was evident bis visits were declined. In a common case he would probably have tested here, feeling ho had done his pail ; Iml some inlcllizenro he had received from a fiiend at Oxfoid had deeply excited his inteiest, From him he had learn ed that Sir William D , llio elder of tho two, was a man whose character for lal- enls, for literary fame, for high and honora ble (eelings, or inlelleclual power, was of the highest older, I5ul, alas ! the ono lliinc which could sanctify and direct all to the best cuds was waminr ; Sir William 1) was an infidel. Left early a widower, by tho death of an adored wife, who expired in Giving liiilli in his only son, Ins whnlo snul had centred in him. 'And he, though lis lalher knew it not, was already doomed to an early grave : hastened lliither, by the very efl'oils to fulfill his father's wishes", in his at tainments at the university. And he, too Ihe yotiiirj, tin; talented, 'the beloved of all beai is ho too, on llio very verse of the tomb had been Alucaled on infidel ; or, at any rale had never been instructed in religious principles, other than as a matter nfsperula tivo philosophy a syslem devised by man In Mile tho mnlliliide. Could it be a mar vel that my friend Manly set his whole mind ami thoughts on seeking to win him, me. ton late, to the fold of his Master the great Shepherd of souls ? Hut days and even weeks passed nway, and no openin-; came. lie was almost des ponding and ctieved lo the soul as he mark ed at intervals, inrreasint; appearance of dis ease, when I'roviilence brought Ins wish to pass, in a modo nnd time least expected. He had heeniiding some distance, nnd was reluming, towanls eveninc, when, in lurninu, a corner of the road, ho perceived the two objects ()f his solicitude before him. Tin; elder had apparently been thrown from his horse, and hint ; for ho was silling on a bank, bleediiio fiom a rut on the forehead, and seeininnly in much pain; his son silting by him nnd supporting him. Mr. Manly in stantly alighted to offer assistance. It was thankfully accepled, though not in tho way ho expected. Sir William, anxious lest his son should snfier from exposure lo night-ail, urged his immediate return ; and requested Mr. Alanly to remain with him lint his son might leave mm without scrnnlo : ho he- ought, nav commanded him, now assistance bad arrived, to Insten home. It was touch ing to view tho exceeding affection evident on both sides doubly so to one who knew all ll o circumstances. Mr. Manlv added his entreaties, promidng to do all that he could '. have done ; and, to easo his father s mind, he reluctantly obeyed. Sir William was not seriously hurt ; but was unable, from an iniurv to his leg, lo re mount bis hnrsn ! and llio servanl bail bpnn despatched for tho carriage. This event in sured Mr. M.mlv's introduction. It was somo time before Sir William was iblo to resume his rides, and young I) was glad to h ivo so intelligent a companion is Manly. They soon were accustomed lo ride together dailv ; geology, botany, scien tific pursuits of various kinds, drew Ilium to gether; as well as that enthusiastic love for naturo, under all her varied forms of beauty, which formed so slrong a bond ol union. Mr. Manly was too judicious to force religiw on his notice prematurely, although ever most at his heart; and Sir William was only lian- py lo seo his dear Henry amused and grati fied. As winter drow on, their rides were interrupted, but not their intercourse. Mr. Mania's library and his conversation were welcomo nccessories ; nnd when, after Christmas, Sir William was forced lo attend his parliamentary duties, and it was consid ered advisable for his son to pass tho spring mouths 111 the west of hngland, ho left I11111 h ippy in llio society and under llio caro of Ins new friend. Ami well it was for young I) that that friend was ono who uni ted to tho most earnest and exalted piety mind nf llio highest powers, and an intellect refined and acute. Tho colder weather soon produced pain ful increaso of disease to Henry D , although hu was himself unconscious of any dangerous londenry ; but cold upon cold 111a almost constant cough, rendered con finement to llio house, necessary. And need I say that every hour to bo spared from his other duties was devoted lo this uncon scious vtciim I and closely had his many ex cellences of natural character onlwined him round the alTuctions of poor Manly, whoso anxiety for him daily increased. Already ho had so ordered their courso of reading ns that religion had linen brought boforo him; whilst tho constant f innliarily wiih his friends, round of duties necessarily awnko different thoughts from thoso ho had imbibed.' Mr, Manly was u mtin of unduubled sincerity nnd probity ; moreover ho was a man of deep learning; with a mind stored with a variety of knnii ledge, n heart full nf nolnV mid generous feeling. Sunh a man could V E II M 0 N T, FRIDAY, 0 Ju.j;' i.'i'. "j-.i . .l u, w.iii ,. UJP..I pnmi'mr lj w not be 11 hypocrite ; such 11 mini could mil ho a slave to prejudice. Yet it was evident religion was tho life of his soul , it was truly 'his meal nnd drink lo do his Master's "ill ;' ho lived wholly for others. Slill Henry never made any observation thai could pro voke discussion ; and, but for what ho hlid heard from undoubted authority, Mr. Manly might havo construed his silence into tacit assent. It hapened ono day that Mr. Manly did not come as usual to dinner. Henry was ill, and oven depressed in spirits. Hu miss ed his friend never had ho disappointed him before ; hut hours passed awav and he came not. llenrv at length tlcsnahed of seeing him that night ; when about ten o'clock ho entered. He looked ill and liar rassed ; his usually cheerful countenance was mournful nnd sad ; his cheek paler than usu al. Ho threw himself into a chair, and in quired how Henry had heen,saing hu could not go to bed satisfied without seeing him, anil explaining llio cause of bis absence. Ho paused and lien added, ' I have been since noon unending a death-bed under pe culiuily painful circumstances. Uti! I am somewhat agitated, and will say no nioro to night ; it is your hed-tinie, and 1 am fatigued, so farewell lill to-morrow." Henry urged hi 11 to lake some refresh moot ; but hu refused, saying he needed to ho alone. ' Tell me only who is dead." ' Young Di'laval.' ' Dol.ival 1 'by hu was in ici feet health a few days since !' 1 lie was ; and now his mortal frame, lale ly so full of life and vigor, is innniniate clay ; his spilit has passed away into eternity. Hut I will say no more now; farewell." When Mr. Minly saw Henry the follow ing day, it was evident the event of the preceding nighl had been a cauM.- fur lefiec tinn ; he was thoughtful and seemed nlmost afraid nf touching on the subject. Hut the event had mused Manlv lo a detei initiation to let no 111010 precious lime p iss without bringing fnrwaid the ono great object of bis ilesire. lie related lo him llial young IJcla val had taken cold a short lime previously ; bill, engaged in the pursuits of pleasure, he neglected it ; went lo a paity fi 0111 whence be had walked home heated with dancing; rapid inllaination followed ; all medical aid was vain; and he died after a few days ol acute suffering. Ills mother nnd sister had been sent for when bis danger became ur gent, and arrived the night before. Mrs. Delaval bad sent for him tho following day ; and be remained till all was over. A har rowing scene it was to every feeling ol his pious and sympathizing mind, to witness the espau ing struggles ol a n mg sinner, vain- ly seeking for ihat which in his bonis (if health ho bad despised, to witness the anguish of the mother kneeling at the death- bed ofher first-born son, and dreading, too fearfully, tho paning was for ever. Hut of this Manlv said nothing ; ho held his oflico

too sacred to reveal aught of private transac tions which became known to him through the privileges of his holy functions. He dwelt merely on the awfulness of the event, the suddenness of the bereavement, and the grief of the mother and sisler. After dinner that day, as they sat together sad and thoughtful, Manly suddenly rose, and nfter walking op and down tho 10001 for a few minutes, seated himself near his ftiends, and looking at him earnestly for a moment, said, 'Henry, I have something very serious and solemn in'lo speak to you about. Are gb for a lengthened conversation ?" was evidently agitated by somo nd undefined emotion, tint after a died. 'Yes. dear Manlv. I am nniln well enno Henry unusual run muse replied, 'Yes, dear Alanly, I am quito equal to listening to any thing" you bavu to say.' Al. ' I hen 1 will speak nnd relievo my! mind from a weight which presses on it very ' heavily. Our ainiiaintance is not of a very longdate; but our constant intercourse ha's given us a greater insight into each other's characters than years might have done under different circumstances. Hut it is not from ihis source a lorm that I fuel lo know you so well. .Soniu of your college- ftiends worn mailer; let mo nine uus evening lor relluc mine, and from them 1 have heard nincli of."01'. you; mucli of your proliciency in learning, your distinction in classical honors; more of your attaching and winning qualities of heasrl and mind, lint, with all I havo been told, alas, that in tho one thing needful, in the 'pom I of great price," you are wanting that, in a word, you aro nut a Christian.' Alanly paused in deep agitation, Thero was a long, a painful silence. At length Alan ly resumed : 'Henry, my fiiend, my very dear friend, is this trim! In feelings, in lastes, in pur suits, in sentiments, rarely have I met with one to whom I could feel my whole soul so closely united, as yourself. Dear, very dear you aro to mo; and in all things connected with this world only, most worthy of tho love I bear you. Is it indeed true that, in thnsu higher and nobler aims which bind u.i for eternity, I must hopo for no sympathy from on ? Henry, answer: can it hu that with a mind so imbued wiih a lovo for all excel lence, you aro not a Cluistian a follower of him who is the typo of excellence ?' Another pause. Then Henry replied in a low distinct tone: 'It is line I nm not; nay, until within tho last few weeks the sub ject has never presented itself to my mind as a thing nf sufficient importance lo merit tho consideration of a rational mind. Never, untH of Into, when your chararter has grad ually unfulded itself, and given lo me new and undreamed nf aspects, has the question ever presented itself to my mind in the form of a doubt.' M. 'And yet you havo lived for years in a Christian land. You havo, al tho univer sity at least attended Christian ordinances. Is it pnssiblo that these incongruities havo never awakened speculations In your mind T-you, so truo, so dear a lover of truth 1' IT. 'Fom my childhood I was led lo be liovo that these were mere conventional forms, for tho benefit of tho weak and igno rantfor tho mass, who needed somo out ward, tangible forms, somo motives of fear and hope, to dctor them from vice." M. 'And you could believe In such a mocking sophistry ; you could bollavo that a system which proYcsncd to make the good of C T 0 B E It 11, 1844. j'jajjji'UMjijLXU-ji'iii!ajijiLy-iiiiaiiiiij mankind its uiiu, nnd virtue tin; basis of thai lint, could make falsehood its own ground ol action ; (hat lo teach the multitude truth was essential (audtlhero could he no virtue with out it) it was necessary for the teachers themselves lo be living lies. How could your clear head nnd upright hunt t embrace or hold by such sophistry for a moment al'ici your judgment became matured r" . 'You must recoiled, my dear Manly, that I told you it was but recently that in thoughts had been drawn lo the subject, Nor, when you consider what are the' effects of early impressions, and still more what Un lives of many professing Christians are, can you bo surprised, if, absorbed in literary pursuits and youthful amusements, I heeded not wdiat I had been taught lo believe a ne cessary delusion. Ton aro the first practical coniinentarv of Clnislianily lis doctrines I havo ever been associated with and my mind has been 111 rested. Hut the subject, if onco seriously eutereil upon as a mailer of investigation, is fur too important for a hasty decision. If such a mind and such a charac ter as my dear father's is nveisu from your dortiines, it must bo a long nnd painful ex amination that could lead me lo adopt them.' M. 'Helieve me, I should bo ihe last to undervalue either ihe moral or intellectual qualities with which Sir William is so highly endowed, or to say 0110 word to lessen the respeitand iifi'ecliun you owo to htm ; hul you must remember lhal the moie excellent qualities of an individual character can Ii.ivi nothing in do wiih the abstract question of! principles ami doctrine, it whom tie easy lo bring forward hundreds of illustrious ex amples if the truth of Christianity could thus he proved ; but this is not llio way to exam ine into the truth or fallacy of a system which professes to involve the wellare of all man kind, not o::lv fur time, but eternity. You aie, however assuredly light in saving it is a subject which demands deep and earnest in vestigation ; all I desire is, to lead oil to this; and I conjure you, bv every motive ... 1 , , . . ... 1 which can most powerfully influence a mind like yours, lo enteral once into an exam- inalion of what is of such pre-eminent im - portanre. am not iinilling; but I think it wuiiiu 110 lienor 10 ucici 11 nn 111 v iieaiiu is 1 estored, and all my powers, mental and bod ily, 111 their full foice.' Alanly changed countcnanco so visibly at Ibis n mark, that Henry could not fail to notice it. He said, 'Why do you appear so much agitated, dear Manlv 1 Surely it is belt er to exainino such a suiiiect with all the advantages renewed strength canive; a oiiui 1 mini 11 111 ui' nn 1 1 ja ui nine. .V. 'Call wo say if lh.it period will ever' ' right to reckon on a perfect restoration, nay, oven a long duration of the time still given you ' ...li,-. i.t; ,1111 mil. ll.iv, lltivu YOU .1 ms voice ireniiiicii with emotion as lie. spoke, and Henry, sorpiised and struck al his agitation, who was usually so Iranniiil and calm, asked, after a pause, ifhe had any reason, beyond the common unceitainty of life, for uttering those doubts 1 Alanly replied, in a low but impressive tone, '1 have. I think it right you should know the truth; Dr. II thinks very doubtfully of voor lecovery.' " j For a few moments voong D- was oveicome. Alanly coveied bis face with hisdvi..g son interceding with tho Savior who hands as he leaned forward on the table I,",, l .,...,.!.. .,,.,1 r.,...i i,:. r... i.: .t , n , . , I . , before him, and breathed an earnest humble piayer lor ms menu. Henry soon recovei - 'l bis self-possession and said,'l thank yon, , Alanly, for telling me this ; it is heller to know the truth, be it what it may. I have , indeed nn tune for delay. I ben pausing, added : '.My father, my dear father, whose ( 'if" is wrapped op in mine, what will become; Iu'"'!m? .. .. . I oiainy ennui say noiiiing ; no como tint t-'rasP tlio hand th.iy lav extended by him in fervent sympathy. What could bo say of comfort to thoso who hayf no 'sure and certain l"P' beyond this world ? ! or a sllort ' 1,0 Iwcamo composed, ' then begged to be left alone. 'To-mor- row," ho said, 'wo will speak-further on ibis Un llio Pillowing morning, Manly found him pale ami languid, but wiih bis mind per fectly composed and tranquil. From that time tho momentous subject of religion was one of constant, rather of daily discussion; for Manlv was careful nut to weary him in mind or body. Tiulh dawned, and gradu ally shed her light over a mind open lo re ceive. H, cautiously, hut gladly a mind ac cessiblu to all pore and holy aspirations, and a heart unburdened by vicious hahiis. Day by day was tho light growing unto tho per fect day. Hu had written lo his father, du sirour of breaking to him gently the possibil ity of that calamity which he dreamed not of. The hint, however cautiously given, was suf ficient to bring Sir William down immediate ly. Hut ho was iiiii.blo to discern the mis chief that was lurking and spreading like a canker at llio root of that beautiful blossom ; and Henry had not tho heart to crush the hopo that ho clung lo. Sir William fancied that his dear Henry wsjs nervous, from retire ment and confinement, and would gladly have remained In cheer and rouse him; in truth bis presence had excited and aroused him ; so lhal to thoso unaccustomed to tho mutations of that 'disease, hu would appear better. Hut engagement in which tho welfare of the many was at stake, prevented his stay, and detained him from returning till summer had shed her glories around ibis lovely spot ; and Henry had rallied with tho genial season, moro than his medical attendants had believ ed possible. His lather bailed tho change with rapture, .md Henry (thought not himself deceived) could not embitter those few re maining hours by dashing those hopes away. 'Tho lima will soon cinio," said lie, 'when they must fade , but fade J belter so better let things follow in their course.' Besides, (hero was now another and a predominant desiro on his mind, Henry was now a con firmed, though hoinllo Christian ; and, being so, his father's stale of mind was up permost in his thoughts. He sometimes en deavored lo lead his father lo the subject. e., nr... t II, a... . "I but Sir William always evaded it. Whether1 he suspocirri llio change in his son soninions ll7 couh' not tell. Sir William himself ul- ways intended the rliuirh services as a con ventional form, so that his son's doing so wn was nothing. Hut his manner towards Mr Manly showed no change, except increased cordiality ; he fully appreciated his afTeciiuii. ale attention towards his son ; he delighted in his conversation, h esteemed his worth: and Henry delighted to listen lo Ihem, as he lay on his couch in the twilight hour, and was sometimes won to forget fulness of the one great difJerencu between them as he heard the eloquent outpourings nf two surh minds, both so refined, so expanded, so full nf lofty nnd noble folding, that it seemed ns though there were no difference, except in the ono actuating motive. Hut was not Ihat 'lifll-renre tho difference between gold and tinsel, between tinth and falsehood between earth am! heaven ? On lhal one subject nn Iv, Sir William was inaccessible, and Air. Manly, fearful of agitating his fi tend, dared not press it heyond a certain point. And so the summer pissed, with nn change but some little excursions, from which Hen ry gladly relumed to C . Sir William, slill sanguine as lo Henry's recovery, deter mined to carry him to Maderia for the win ter. Henry urged his own wishes against this ns strongly ns possible, but at length yielded to his lather's anxious desires. Hut it was not so to be. Sir William hid left him to make llio necessary arrangements for his own absence from England, that he. might accompany his darling; and all was nearly complete, and Henry was striving to hiing ,s ,;, p, acquiesce cheerfully in what was, indeed, a hitler sarnltce, the loaung his friend, his ' father in Cbi'st,' to breathe his last in a foreign land, even though his own dearly beloved parent, would be with him, when, one morning eaily, Mr. Manly was summuued to his beiNiile. During the night, a severe fit of coughing had produced severe hemorrhage of the lungs ; and Henry lay utterly exhausted, and apparently on the verge of dissolution. The medical men weie already there Sir William snlll for express. O who shall describe the anguished of the f.ilbnr. when arrived. ti find lii wliill'nd nn , tying ,, ,, t., f death ; all his earthly p,,s dashed to the ground, and nn heaven- , y ones to rest 011 ! Hut llenrv rallied for iwhile, and was able, occasionalK , to con- verso a little ; and then, all earthly restraints cast away, with heaven already opening be fore him, and this world passing ns a dream, his whole snnl was poured forth ? nml O what heavenly treasures flowed from it 1 In proportion to his deep love to his father, to l,;s ,.ci, .,,,,! ,l,!r!.ii,,., r.,r ,.111,!.- i,;..t, . lind 'noble qualiltes, was bis earnest,' inex- nretcilllft nnviol ittltnt thr.i. itimht clitirn it... ,.,,,, i,, .t," , r,,,i,. i,r.,r 1... eft this earthly tabernacle, he might look .forward to a speedy and blessed r Ven, thit thiit nnblo milid, from w Iiad earlv-imbibed his love and ext reunion ; Inch he had earlv- imbibed his lovii and exri'llencn. nihil,! rnnnirniyr, llw.cn cittt!.n fritll.a ...l.tnl. could alomr.satisfy its yearnings, could alone yield consolation under the the last bereave ment of his earthly bliss. Yel, even then, bis ' single heart' and ' single eye' pi evented his urging those Inp ics which might beguile bis affections rather than convince his reason and touch bis heart; it was the simple and holy truths of tho gos pel of which he spoke; and then prayer, ear nest eniilimial nnu'pr. was hie tvi:iniin llm I 1 ' .T.l.ll. ,,' III. I ll, ,1111, I'll ,IIS Ml-lli, I dear father. Hut I must draw a veil over i ,l()Sr, SC(ni,s .llc. ., ., ,.,)ud fMv lrilyt iin, .,ic, vv,,r l0() s(,lllni l00 "S.,CI-, . t0 l, detailed. A few wiyks llenrv liii'T J cd, ,i final close. Calm, clear, p die ,0 ,), V,rv (, .., ,.() 8,..,.,i ,..;,:,. i,": i,.....,i M,.0,..,v r, i icred iger- n t pint avenly Alaster's fiat to depart. js f,,r m.VPr left" lum, scarcely reieov his eves from him ; ho seemed as though ed he woiini (trioK in every word, every look, ev ery thought of his dailing. His mind was in no state then to receive arguments, had Henry been able to speak ; but ho seemed to imbibo tho spirit of Christianity from his depai ting soul, Ooo morning, when Alanly Went in early, as was his wonl, he found all slill in the room of sickness. Tho rising sun cast a gleam over tho couch where Henry lay; he perceived, as he approached, that Sir Wil liam, utterly overcome by fatigue, had fal len asleep, with his arm, on which his own head had drooped, encircling that of his son, and ono hand clasped in Ins. Ho thought Henry slept too, and was about to withdraw, when, as the sun cast a stronger light, he looked again his heart throbbed Henry I) was dead ! His fare, calm aeil beau tiful as an angel's, wore a tranquil smile ; and the sunbeam, shining on his bright hair, seemed like a halo of glory around him, Somo years after ibis, on the same bed, lay extended tho form of a man, worn to the extreme of attenuation, with hair of a silvery hue, yel whoso features bore not the mark of extreme age ; pale, as if already a corpse, yet with an eyo clear and undimmed. By his side knelt a clergyman, still in the prime of life ; he read llio solemn form of prayers in our CJiurch for the dying ; and the sick man listened, and a sweet and tranquil smile played over his wan features, and bis lips moved, and bis eyes were turned heaven ward. When .Mr! Manly (for ho it was) ceased, thero was a pause ; then the sacred elements, already prepared, were brought forward, tho attendants called in, and the last solemn rilo ndmmisteied. That evening Alanly relumed ; llio last hour was approaching, but the mind shone in undimmed light. ' Is all pence, dear friend I' ' All is peace, thanks be lo him who alone can give it." ' You will soon rejoin your Henry's sp'uit." ' I trust so, 1 humbly trust so; but the thought that gives mo peace is, thai 1 shall bo with my Lord and Savior. To you, un der lum, am I indebted for this blessed hope and fin tho salvation of one dearer than mv felf. May he, who alono can, reward his righteous servant.' In a few hours all was over and the spir it had departed in peace, all pride of intel lect cast down, resting only on the one great atonement it was llio father of llenrv D ; .. i.'i.i.tv;... ws ..1,1 , w. ,, ' Henry, possibly in anticipation if tho future, hnft .-..fnii.. nrort...A n hu nm,. l. i,i.H been in the habit of making dining the pro- VOL. XVIII...No. 19. -jiJXLLijnas jress of his mind towards conviction; These wiih a liible mid ol lief hooks, ilhd a lelteri lie had consigned lo iManly's cal-c j with mi injunction 111 give them to his father, wheil bt saw him able lo receive them. Sir Wil liam received them, and sboitly after left C ; and nought was heard of In'm,- hut that he had wholly retired fioin publir life, and had travelled Into far rolinlties. Hut his son was ever with hlm.alid his last and precious legacy. It was long befiiro hu opened ilj but at length ho did so. Ho read the notes ; it was like a voice ft nm the dead. He ex amined the books; et for a time he battled with his own mind, fearful lest uiri'ctiun might sway his judgment. Hut finally Irtilll prevail' ed. and the Holy Spirit shone cleinly on his! heait. Ho found, at lenglh, life and strength fust decaying; and he returned lo England, III the spol where Henry bad breathed bis last to tin: ft lends who had cheered his drp.irling hums, nnd opened the tvav tti tlfu and im mortality. It was a fearful shuck lo meet him again, but that once over, pence and comfort flowed from his lips. And nml grave unites those who in their lives had been all to each oilier, till llieir heavenly Father, in tenderest love, parted them oil eaith lhal lliey might live together 111 heaVell for evermore, Church nf England Mag azinc. v..O.t. AM) tltv. Thero CiiAt. Minks hp ouit Cocvj aie two theoiies concerning the origin of Alioeral Coal. First, that it is decomposed Vegetable! matter. Secondly, that it is the result of chrystali. ztlion. The fnt nier llieory is generally re ceived by Geologists from the following proof. Jet, (which is of vegetable origin) by bo ing healed in a gun barrel may he reduced to coil. 2. It is often of a woody, fibrous nature. Vegetables are cnnveited into coal by the tiuiled action of moisture, heal, and exclu sion oTnir. The heal i3 produced by vol.' canic action, either by the Volcanic contents being poured upon the vegetables, or by the internal heat below. Diflerent degrees . ( Ileal make different degrees of coal. Thu JHtumliinus is made by the last degree of heat ; Anthracite may bo made from life Bituminous, and Plumbapu from the An thracite. The Coal strata for the most part contains ft esh water and lerrestial plants, and coal is probably a ft esh water formation. It appears lo have been deposited in tran quil waters. It occurs in regular strata fit any rocks below old sand stone. The Apalachian system contains the An thracite, and llio Allegeany the Bituminous, extending to the West over an immense area. To have the usual coal measures we should he elevated mny hundred feel. There aro small deposits in Massachusetts and flhodu Island. No part of the world equals Penn sylvania in coal beds. Here are found llireo kinds. 1st Cauiiel ; 2J, Bituminous; 3), Anthracite. It occupies a pail, or the whole I of thirty out of fifty four counties in that State. In Pennsylvania, ono bed of the Anthra cite is f0 miles long, 2 miles wide and 100 feet deep. The Anthracite regions lie to the N. E. of the .Susqiiehannah ; the principal fields of ibis description an; three in number, Willi ait aggregile of C3 miles in length and 3 miles in breadth, embracing G24,000 squaie acres. The Bituminous region in lVmisy Ivania is slill mure extensive. Thu beds Vary from one lo lii feet in thickness. It abounds in all the Western counties except Erie.em hracinir a field of seventy thousand square miles, or thirteen million four hundred and forty thousand squaiu acres. Two millions of tons aro annually taken from these beds, equal lo one-lw elftli of what is annually taken front all Great Brilaio, nearly one-half of what is obtai ied Irom all other countries of Europe, and about equal to Ihat in France, In .Maryland there me two fields, ono of which embraces 400 square miles, the other is of unknown exlent. ' The Coal beds in Virginia are ftom 40 to CO feet in thickness. Nearly nil the S. E. part of Ohio is Ono vast field of Coal. Somo places will yield 9,000,000 tons in a square mile, and thero aro no less than 12,000 square miles of Coal. It is also found in ihe north eastern part of Kentucky, in 13 counties in Tennessee, and in Alabama, Mississippi, Indiana, Illinois, fcc. iVcw 1'orA- Journal nf Commerce. Rural Lite Ilnw a man who can live in the country, surrounded by flowers and fra grance, inhaling the sweet breath of nature, snd upplyinir his own healthful wants in utter dis. regard of any other man's flitlcrv or frowns, iill ciinsout lo exist in a criiwdod'city, unless impelled by sumo strung convirtion of duty, or extended usefulness, is one ul the mysteries which puzzlu sober citizens who find time to think at all nf the matter. And it is noticeable that while, the mmis uf ihe country rush by hundreds intnlho cities, to jnstlo and flarve each other in tho eager pursuit of any thing to do, at any price, ihe wimI of our citizens are seeking se. curiiy fur llieir children against llio convulsive' and levorisli oxritcimjiila of city pursuits, amid the broad free bounties nf nature in the serene and healthful life of the Farmer. .V. 1'. 7'ri bune. Iowa Lfah Mints. A miner by the name of Booth, at Duliuqu?, while recently sinking a shaft, came out at a considerable distance in a large cave, ciuilnining the richest vein of Ipsil oro yel iliscoveied in that country. The cave is 1,0110 leel in length, Imm 10 lo 40 in breadth, and Irom lti to fit) in height. The glittering ore reflects back the light in every direction. It lays in detached junks, sniue weighing perhaps a thousand pounds, imbedded in ihe usual red sihcia. Jt is difficult lo form an cslimats of llio amount of nro Ihe cine willyielih llvpenenced miners say it is good fur three minimis. - A letter published in Ihe Charleston Mercu ry says ", nuw ilieaso of tlio congesliva character, and tbn ..rimmm, cn.Li r... i . curried more lo the gre in the last six .n'niithry ui i uiiuessee, man ever was Known In as many years. In tho neighborhood of Jonesboru 400' have died in die mouths." Accounts from St. Helena stale that nn rain had fallen at llio island of Ascension for fifteen mouths! All Ihe springs were dried up, and the inhabitants were obliged to cruise off tho if laud in m.-cls to obtain water.