Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, December 6, 1844, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated December 6, 1844 Page 1
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sate HOT THE G LORY Or C3SAR BUT T M. B WELFARE OT ROME BY II. B. STACY. Now Goods and IVcw Fashions. HHS. H. PHASER HAS just relumed from Now York wilh a full as sortment of l-Vhiomblo JIli.LlNIUtV GOODS, enmprisina Silk?, !ilk Velvets, Ribbons, Flowers, FVntlier'. I.nces, Oyinps, I'rince". Collars, Crnvntis, Olou-s Mitts nnd ntlit-r firm-lei to numerous to spe cify. Also, nil the l.-itcet l"nslnnn fur CLOAKS, DltlSKS AND HATS. Also, a Rnod assortment of Jinn's, Hons nnd Neck Tics, nil of which sho will sell for a small advance on cost. October 31, '44. 22 If MISS C. RANNEY WOULD respectfully inform the T.atl cs of Bur hniitnn nml .lriniiy lint sho hns just returned from New York, with a rich n-sortment of WINTER GOODS. ofthelatC9t stjlcs, consisliim ofready madoDON KKTS, nnd the latest fashions for I)IM2-KS AM) CLOAKS, which -he will nnluMn the newest styles to order. if hrio variety of Taney Whets, nnd phm Blue Hlaek do.; Silks, of nil kimNi Ribbons, of the new est slyli'aj Plumes nml Artifichl-, together wilh dip Talis, English nnd French. Rouches, Bullion Trim mings, &c. Ac. Miss Ha.snev has removed frftn the shop she for merly accitpio.ii to the new brick buildinc, opposite Sir Do'in's, on CloHaio St., and would lender her (hanks to her friends who hillierto favored her wilh their pitromee, nnd solicits a continuance of the same at her new shop, a few rods from the one she former ly orcupied. Hurlington, Oct. 21, Ml. 20 tf GLOVES, CAPS, &C. 'plin subscriber. ?ratiTul for past faors, would re X speclfully inform his friends and cu-lomcrs, and the puhh generally, that ho still continues to supply Jidersfor GENTLEMKN'S BUCK GLOVES, or all Kisosi.ixnn sn uxljxcd. Ilavimr in his employ the well known workman, Jlfr. H, Tract, Inlciif Monlpelicr, who is unMirpas ' z! in Ins line, he will be able lo furnish articles of the Wv best q lality. ALL Klns OF C!i:.TIKilIUi'S AX J) LAD'S GAPS, M.Wi: IX Till: IWSTMAXXEli. 12. VST INDIA GRASS MATS, Made tn order. r-r-n ...:n i I-. i ....I- ..i , Aj ,a " " miiiihju iviiii moves nnn i.nps i on terms, on application to the subscriber I ui in ii. i. iMiriinion, i, Windsor, Oct. 23, Ml go. tf L. TRACY, Jr, MISS. M AUK II AM, All L L I N E It . 1'AS in. I id tun I fium New lork w Ih Good, and I'jsh- iou- ol the laic-t and inot ap proved Mle-, lor Bonnet, Cni, O.C. Shop on !ol eze M., si?n ot the Hand Hon, a few rols caul of the (.'oiin IIiMi-r Sipi lie. TI.. Hunt, 1're s Maker (at Mi-s, Marl.ham' Sho,)) has receive I from N. Y. now l'lithium for Dresc-. Cloak-, Ocl. 21ih, 1811. 2ltl DOMESTIC GOODS. BROWN and blcaehcd Slicc'ino, Marines' Shirt inir, Canton Flannels,, Collon Yarn, Wicuiii?, BaUiiijr, Waddinir, &.e. Ceo , tor wale low, by i. M. l'Ol'i:. Ocl. 25, 1811. 21 Salorattts on Consignment. 25 JT TONS superior S.ileratus for a!c at N'ew York pttecs an t treinht by r UI.I.I. I I lili.IJL,U Ct UO. South Wharf, Nov. 23, S4 I. 2G Mew -XTrood's ! II. W. CATLIN, Tt rSI'F.CTFULLY calls ilic atlcnliun ol niacin XI sers to Ins new an 1 cx'ensjve ao.nrrinenl of Fall l)ry Goodf an I lrv Ciroccrie-, ju-1 received ni his More, Sinnis ttltildttig, nearly opposite. . & J. II. Perk sS: Co., nmon? win may I e lonnd CLOAK, UKBSS, and FANCY OOODS, conipri.ini,': Itkh "rcss Silks, Calicces, 8.C00 Yardr, Hu h Shawls, very rah slvles, Velvet-, idona I'laxN, Crape, A ilnn Saiin, Ilomi azinc, Ho icry, Merino-, move-, A I pacc.i s, I ndkcreli ief, Ca-b. l)c Laine, (unbric, Cash Or i:co-se, M ilin., Itcpp. 0.1-hmcre, Cravat, Mo i.le Laines, t;mip an 1 rringo, Rich Lu-trc-s, I'er.-iau Piaidf. Oinghani.s, a l so A larg a-sor'menl of (ine nnd tuperfiro WOOL CA Itl'IiTIXtSrt, oine choice patieriif, and very "v. Linen !oods. 3 , 4-1, C-1, 7-d, and 8-4 Damask Diaper, Sheet in a 9, Skirting Lin"", of tho mo-l appjncl fabric Had lini h, from very low to Miperfino for collars; 5-S, 3-1 an I 7-8 N.i kins, vhi'e and colored 'lauiak Doyle?, Hii-ti i Diapers, Scouh do, Crash and Iluuk aback Towoling. Flanacls, Of every width, from 3 1 t" 0-4 and all rptalitie, rc-l. yellow, and wdmc, Wool do., I IcacbeJ unl un. bleached Cotton do., Salisbury lig'd do, and IMaid do. for facings. Wool CIollis. Plain black & blue bl'k, Ca.simeres, Mi.wl do. Fancy do, a large, va riety, 0 4 Fr. Ca-simcrc, Oou Skin! Cadet Satinets, Mlxe 1 do. 1'laid do. IV. bl'k llroadcloth, Itluc lilac1; do. Illue do. Ilrown, Inv. Orcrn, Drab, Cudel, d'U mixM, llroad Cloihs, Vi, Grev llioadrloths, Hlaek Heaver Cloths, Dint- 11 nek do. Inv. Green do. lliown llcaver do. Plaid Tweeds. Illue do do, (Hack Pilot Cloths, liluo do do, l)omeMioCasi.iniercs, Domestic Grey Clotba, Domestic I'lannols. Domestic Satinets. Cottons, &c. Ralcs'Shcettngs of every Hvln nd texture, 5-1 Lawrence do., 7-8 lino Hro., do. 3-4, 4 4, and 5-1 Meaibcd Shirliiig-, Iltavy riekiriif, Apron tbecl,, bleached mid Dro. Cotton Drill, i Ualting, Waddms, Wicking, Yarn. Sliocr. New York S'ippers, Krone b Well Tie-, French Kid Slippers, Krench Kid liu-liin-, Pm-iei-ll' Ties. Sim- Children's half Gaiters, Genls. I'nmns, " Goat .hoes, Thick lloiitu, Fur MitMmsA and lined Ilubber choe., new styles for Ladiiw. Gent-. Hibber boe. Clnldren'ii dtf. ,r, Jlm-Un-, Walking Shoe-, ball Gaiter, nnd Gnncrs. cl,,Mrci,'. SliDtiers, Wishing to make all who coll upon me regular cutomerf Willi tn' ouiuci vie.., .y.. s,u t ention haul ecn piven in fo'eeltng the nl.oye named Goods, which for variety and beauty of Myle. wil , lTer in comparison wilh any ever I efore ollered in Ihti tnriinp ln, Sfjil. 27, 1611. 17 I 4Fi wm, T. 13 The following is a gem. We nro not ".mlc aim; of Iho poet, but believe it lo bo tho production of Mrs. Osgood, one of the sweetest of our own coun try's poels. TO A SI.EUl-.NCi CHILD. Pleep on beautiful 1 Shroud the blue iicivcn of tint laughing cycj Hid tho dark fringe that ill fond e nbracc Press o'er thy mantlin; cheek, droop heavily, Sleep on, my child : Thon'rt mid t'.ie spirit land 1 See, by fliy childhood's h ippy dreams beguiled, Tho full lips part in their own s mny arch, Angels arc whispering lo tine, my child. Sleep on, sleep on 1 -Again than sinilcst sweet, See the small tinners close in eager gia'p, Whilo iho bright fliHiing deepens on thy btow, As though thou wouldst some fairy g.ft enclasp. Wake not, my child 1 What is't, my golden hairMI Send thy glad tnu-ic on -li- shinp; breeze 1 Waft thy sweet odors from iho mi- orcd fount That crown Iho waving tops i f Ivlct.'s trees 7 Rest thec, mine own! What secst thou, fairest 7 Come they in Hoods of light, nv boy, That thy clear arching brow expands as tho igli The clumber-shrouded eye leoked forth i t oy 1 Be -till, be still! Whit tell their uhispcrs low? S cii , tl.ev i ( fa cles 3 l!o vers, of s ir.s whoso rays, To I from the ct -i ml fouiitf, flow on in one Bright, cei.s.-kss course . f 1 1 itnchang ng iIjjf, My beautiful 1 Or speak they not, mine own 7 Hut bav tiny led thee 'mid tho spirit throngT And secst thou her, the fairy child, who went Before ihcc j and for ayo, those scenes among 7 O, wa c not then ! I'crchance they smile, be ocd ! And pour upon ihinc eager, o.itslrctchcd car, Sweet words of low, "i dp mii-v of the watch That they, untiring, l.ccp beside the here: Sleep on, sweet child ! Ritt in thine innocence l Too soon ihou'll wake into the wncs of life, Th' undying consciousness of pain and i And the fierce workim." - f the world's wide i strife i Sleep on, th n, sleep ! From the Boston Mercantile .Jourml. A THANKSGIVING STORY. It was n Monk tiny in lit" month of No vember. Tin.- norili wind hoc led uintirn fnlly tlitnugh tilts leafless trees thu broken clouds flitting i;iitlly across tin; face uf iho Heavens and tliu whole face of natuio as stimuli an aspect, cheerless and iinciiiiifni til bin well calculated to remind Iho nmnilist i of tho closing scenes in tho gteal drama of ( en lo the p irloi mil hich, w hen deposit life as a traveller, with weary steps, wend-(ed in their respective places made the tabk's in!! his solilarv v.av through one of those . "roan nuaio. beautiful hamlets which. abound in New Imi- , gland and which ennstitutu tho noble orna- ritionts, enibleins ol Irrodom, pearo nnu hap piness, of which she is justly proud. To judge from Ins costume, this traveller belonged to tho humblest ranks of life or' had been singled out as a victim by niisfor- 1 tune. His roatsi! straw hit, his patched' doublet, mid his canvass trouseis, soiled In, tar in many places while ihe ptoclaimed his occupation, anil Ins poveity, seemed hut pomly calculated to protect him fiom the in clemency of the ..father. His form, cast in a uobli! mould, denoting gieat activity and strength. Ilis manly featutes, bronzed by oxposuioto the tropical sun, and paitly con cealed from view by his hiMiiiant looks of coal black hue, showed that lie was still in the dawn of manhood. And his eyes seemed lighted up wilh an inlellicenl spirit hy a gleam of expectation and hope, which show ed that his humble fortunes did not accord with his noble nature and thit however se verely file had dealt with linn, his energies weie still unbroken and that maugie the chill northern blast, and the fatigues which it was ovi lent he had recently undergone, hr was resolved to push onward until tho object which he had in view, was accomplished. 'It is now three years,' said ho lo himself as he plodded along the road, 'sineu I ve y foolishly loft my lumpy home, urged by a pique, and a lovo for a life of adventure, lo hrnvu the hardships and perils uf the ocean. Since then my life has been a conslaut series of niisfoi tunes. I have met with storms on every tack. Hut llunk I'rovldrnce, although my canvass is sadly reduced and irelly well worn out, and my iiockets desliiudo of ballast my hull is uniuijiaired and my spir its mo unbroken and buoyant as ever. I liojie my jiarents are still living, and prosper ous and h iy I was a fool to leave them. And mv brothers and sisters hotv hrjijiv wo wero together and cousin Alary, th it blight little fairy, whom I loved wilh a lovo surpas sing that of cousins in whoso comiany I h i vh passed so many rapturous hours ! Oil, I was ti fool lo leave such blissful scenes. And 1 beliuvo after till, that tho littlu frjry loved mo ! I know sho did sho all hut told ni(3 so. But it is too lato now to retrace my stejis I can (inly retrace my folly. I dai'u say tho bright and joyous young thing has forgotten Ned Willis, and was mariied to some worthier fellow than I am long since For her rosy cheeks, laughing eyes, and sweet disposition, lo say nothing of the prop erty she was lo iunerit when sho camo of age, attracted many admiiers and made sad hav oc -limine tho hearts of tho youths of the vil lage. Wi-tl, if she is married, them is no molt) to bo said I liavn no right lo coiujilain. 13 ut I hope she has chosen a good husband. I will sco her onco more wish her a long life and happy ono and away to sea again. Hut if sho is not married ." Ho did not finish tho sentence, but a change came over tho coiintcnanco of tho ill-clad and weather-beaten mariner, as if ho was indulg ing in a vision of raittiro, and ho involunta rily quickened his aco. As Edward Willis jonrnied onward lo' wards his homo, untiniating by turns liappy and adverse fortune, ho was surprised to find ihatalthough it was in tho middle of iho week, lliero wero no signs ol labor among the in- habitants. All was quiei : oven mo oxen wero browzing contentedly in tho pastures. tho school-house wore closed, and tlio meet - ing houses were ojion the ieojile whom hu! met were nearly arrayed in their Sunday, clothes, and their countcnaict-s wero wreath- BURLING T 0 N , VERMONT, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 0, 1844. ed with smiles of grtilittitlo nnd joy. On en quiry, he learned it wits Tuanksoivino Dav. 11 hailed the information us a glad omen. On tho day when this poor, forlorn-looking traveller lifter years of wandering, was pur suing his way towards his native village, the firo litirtictl brightly on lltu liourtll-stnnn ol his pin cuts. Deacon Willis was a Nun En- j gland Farmer a man who, hy cherishing tho viitnes of industry and frugality, had be come possessed of n hiitidsnme propel ly and who, onjoying a cnmpiitenco in ti free country protected hy a wise government, sur rounded hy J;i d nnd intelligent neighhots, and in the midst of ;i happy mid virtuous family, envied n-ither n ihohs (heir riches, nor mtiiiurclis iheir putror. ThaiiKsglvhig was religiously observed hy him, as it had born by his father before him and thograt itndo which he expressed to his Creator for the mercies which ho had received, was not a mere formula of unmeaning words, but came directly lioui the heait. On this day his children were collected all mound him and all anticipated a joyous Thanksgiving. Several of his distant rela tions who were not so well provided with the good things of this life as tho worthy Dea con, also accepted an invitation to be pres ent. Among tluso ho were sheltered by hishospiiablo roof on this occasion, the great est favorite seemed lobe Mary Waidswortb, a lilur-eveil damsel, whoso lovely and ex pressive face told nioro about sweetness and purity than I could describe in a folio vol ume. Sho was an only daughter of thn cou sin of the worthy D"acon's, and at aneatly ago was deprived of hrr parents by death. lint Deacon Willis had been to hern parent his house had been her home his wil" had treated her ith a mother's kindness and his children regarded her as a sister and a dear friend. Airs. Willis' situation as a mistress of the family, was no sinecure on that day. Her duties were various and important for it was the New England Holiday and all her skill as a housewife all her excellence as a manager, was put to iho lest on Thanksgiv ing day. After the family leturned fmni meeting, for they were uf the old-f ishioned soil, who would almost as soon lose their Thanksgiving dinner, as be deprived of the Thanksgiving sermon, the table u as set in the largo front pallor, v Inch was wont to he done only on extraordinary occasions, and serious preparation for tho festival commenced. A good fire, made of walnut and fellow oak wood, burned ehen fully in the laro open fire-place, and all the females belonging lo the house, were tint in rcnnsilion to hear the iiliiiiulaiu'i- ol the "nod iIimiuk from the kitch At the end oflhr table was jilaced a portly turkey, the (hoicest uf a l.itg ill jianiju-ied family at the fiinnrr i-xtrei , was de jiostted a ham of a size and flavor lo make a Wostphnlian's eyes sjiaiklo with joy. On the centre was stationed, (ducked, roasted, and ready fot the caiving-kuife, one of those celebrated animals which Whilom saved from the ravages of tho C nils, the capilul ol Home, and which, in vulgar iat lance, are ycleird geese while line, and there, scat let ed round tho table in ajijiarent disoider hut with deliberate care and precision, were boiled fowls, roasted fowls, jellies, itnick knacks, and jilates of vegetables of more vn lieties and excellence than I would willingly undertake to enunii-r.ite whilo on the kitch en table, ai ranged nparcntly as a corps dc reserve, might be seen a stalely ihtm pudding sii))orted by several enormous Th.inksgiv" ing inimpkin iiies, with ininco pics, .innlo j)ls, squash iies, and custard jiies, u itli fi nils ol various kinds, not lorgetting nuts and an pies, to bring up the rear. As a beveiage on tuts ltaipv occastun, water was the only arli - .1 .... . . i .... . cm iiovmeu waier inoiigni iron) a clear and sparkling spring, which bubbled up a few l- r .i i t .s ' reus irom tun uotise ; lur l-aimer Willis contended that water was the best drink, even on lestivo occasions and that hilartlv and : i. .. .1 1 i. .. .i .. joy snoiiiu uo jirotnoteu, not uy wine or strong drink of any kind, but by social com munion, by u free interchange of thoughts and ideas, by generous feelings, horn and nui turn! in a noble bosom. It was nearly two o'clock, long uftrr ihoir accustomed hours of dinner, before the as sembled company were invited into iho jiar lor lo arul.o ofllnj good cheer which had been so bountifully juovided. And as the hajijiy company stood around the table, wait ing fur their host to ask the Divine (Hessing iijioii the meal that was jilaced before them, a shade (lilted across iho gooil man's brow fur his eldest son, a noble hoy, was absent. Among iho joyful faces which surrounded him, Edward's was not seen. Hu hail left his home, before, lo embrace, a sea-faring life anil tlio wanderer had not returned, Thero was good reason to believo that he was no longer in iho land of the living and aiihnngh they still strove to cherish bojies in each other's bosoms, many and bitter wero the tears of affection, which had embalmed his memory. i'.jr iiooi, wu.u I'll, . slAtiailllUU JUTS. Willis-' Ah, I much four we shall never see l,U ,ii! ( ! il. ...... .l.. II 1 1 ,1 ico again. Mary Wardsworlh said nothing hut a tear stai'fpti into lier eve :i ml :mu i..isii;il .il.c.r,,- rr would hivo seen at nncn thai Hdiviird Wil. lis was dearer to her than a cousin or a friend --and that sho cherished his memory in the very JiptIi of her heart. , ,, ,. r, .. ,,, ,..,. , iii.ei. imi iiiinfi.iinrr lvric . . ou.iru hi uiiiKo souio angry remonstrances to a i issing traveller, which attracted attention, inasmuch as it was by no means an ordinary occuironco, for hose, was a well nuiturrd brute, end seldom accosted a wrll-dressud, personage in a rude and angry manner, but hu entertained no rjudircs against the, vic tims of iiiUfurtuuo or intemperance, who wero tho gaib uf poverty, which is cherished hy nobler animals, who boast the a'.lriliutes of reason. In truth, Hose, although a faith ful dog, was a real aristocrat in his princi I I I. . ples. Iho traveller, li om bis appeal ance, moved in thu humblest rank of life, and , Dose evidently intended logtvu him a rccrp corresponding with shabby aipearance, and was advancing towards him in a surly man- ncr, and wilh a truculent look, when Deacon Willis, who well tho peculiarities of his dog, told his sou James to go out and pruioct tho stranger from violence. Mir seems lo he n sailor, loo,' said ho, 'and on a day liku this, wo should not refuse the rites of hospitality to the humblest being that ias sos nlonc the road. On Thanksgiving day, no individual, rich or poor, sailor or lands man, should want for n plentiful meal. Ask htm in, my sou, continued the uoulo lieaitoil farmer, 'and let tho lioor wayfarer tako a seat at our hoard,' Tho strangnr entered tho parlor, and room was made for him at the t:hle. IJut his tip tiearanro nnd manner worn strange, and he seemed as if ho was but ill-disposed to re quite his host for the hos)ilality he enjoyed. He did not even raise his dilapidated bat from his head and to the kind enquiries which worn made of him, ho scarcely deign ed any rejily but as if overcome by fatigue or agitated by contending emotions, he thiew himself into the nearest chair, and coveted his brow with his hands. The wandering group witnessed his con duct in silence. 'Come now, my good man.' nt length exclaimed Mrs. Willis! in a kind, motherly tone, 'I dare say you are tired and hungry take a seat at the table, and in ike yourself at home. We like sailers and would gladly do you a good turn for the sake nf'onn who h is long been absent. Don't cry Mary you should learn to restrain your feelings. Just then old Bose, who, when the sailor first camo in sight, was disposed to regard him as an enemy, appeared to have over come his coinbalive propensities, and much to the sm-iisi) of tho children, seemed sud deulylo have conceived the most lively at tachment to the 'oorstragg1er.' He wagged his tail with unwonted eneigy, absolutely

danced around him, whined forth his joy in the most rxjiressive manner, and (ontintied the pnnlnmtno by jumping into his lap and attempting to lick his lace 1 Tho stranger hardly attempted tn repulse tho affectionate animal but gently atting his head, addressi d him with the endearing e)ithet of, 'Poor Dose,' adding, 'ijou have not forgotion inc.' lie then raised his hand from Ins fore head removed his hal, and brushed away the long and matted locks which j),irtly con cealed his fuatuics. Ilis voice seemed lo have touched a chord in the bosoms of the jiersons present, which had long ceased lo vi brate. Tho eyes of Deacon Willis and his wife were turned upon him in eager expec tation. Jary Wardswurlh started the lose on her cheek gave pl.ico lo the lily and her deep-seatud and pm o love proved nioie quirk-sighted than even jiarental affection. She gazed iijinn him with a look in vliicli joy ami suririse were blended and met his gl men which beamed with tenderness and rapture e.iiessing the fiuilion of earthly enjoyment. Her maidenly reset ve was con quered by her surpitse and joy at beholding befoie her, a dear one whoin sho had long mourned as foiever lost. ' It is my cousin Edward !' said she, and she thiew herself into his arms. Tho scene that followed may be imagined, hut cannot be described nor shall I attemjit it. There was no longer any alloy in tho enjoyment of 'that liappy family nnd Dea con Willis, albeit, always tinted for his piety never offered uji a Thanksgiving prayer with greater fervency and sincerity than on that occasion. Alter dinner w as ovr.r, hdward I, . I ., I , , i . , ti , i - i i- r. " row ti u iitteni oi o i ue com 1 1 iv, nv so u liad a long talu to tell, to whicb Ins auditors . . . , . 1 -. ,- , .,,i I , .,, .. , .... tty of modost remark instructed them by :t.. I ...,rr...! t... ...l i. lis, .lllll 3lllli:i lll'js, lu , ,u llAJIOI lOIICl.'U llUUOg tlio iiruvtotis turn) years, I lie vessel on liicli he had sailed for South America had hern suspected of carrying on a contraband irade, and the crew wero all condemned to lite mines for life E Iward, with two of his companions, ni the eminent risk of his life, succeeded in effecting his rsca)e, and had woiked Ilis iassagr homo in a Vessel bound for Providence. Misfortune still pursued him; tho vessel was wrecked on Block 1s I mil during a heavy gale and he, after a des)erate sttngglo with the waves, succeed ed in gaining the shore. IIo lost no lime in pioceeding to Providence in a fishing craft, when he took his land trarks on hoard and woiried, hungry, destitute of money and clothes, a poor shijiwrecked sailor, Edward Willis, at length reached his home. And oii are welcome home, my hoy,' exclaimed his fithrr 'and I hojio you will never again leavo its.' Edward looked ul Mary who blushed like n penny. s ' I see how iho wind sits suid the worthy Deacon 'Come hither, Mary Wardsworlh.' Mary, with trembling steis, ajiproarhcd her guardian. ' Mary,' said iho Deacon, 'wo must look to you for security that Edwatd will never play truant again.' Hu put hoc trembling hand into thai of his son. Edward has never been to sea since. Ho is now- a happy and prosperous farmer, and blessed with an affectionnto wife, and three lovely children, he every year welcomes lite npproacli ol November, und reads in the M .-IT I i i r 1 Jr J '"n 7 r' fc",,r,c,,,l"' i "l0 Governor s Proclamation of Tuanksoiv ino Dav. A L"li:'s Bl.UMiitns. A fashionable i tins city is going to havo a house 1 s"01!' 011 ,lm lmst si,cs i" town, I ,hvur' '""P ,B,",l,t slle sils. ' " " ''' lumalrd' and 'Splendiferous.' Themis to i " Porto Hico' in front, a 'Pizirro' in the rear, and a 'Lemonade' all round it. The water is lo comu in at tho sido uf the houso in an 'Anecdote ;' the lawn in front is lo hu 'Degraded,' and somo largo fresh trees are to bo 'supplanted' in to tho 'Eriu' in the rear. This is the lady who told Governor Clinton how remarkably stormy it is apt to bo when tho sun ispas'ing tho 'Penobscot.' liuffa lonivn. A year of jileasnro passes liko a fleeting breeze; hut a moment of misfurluno seems an age of pain. Little minds triumph over errors of men of genius, as an owl reioiceth at an oclinse of the surf. Dft, FRANKLIN'S VISIT TO HIS MOTHER. Dr. Benjamin Franklin, after tlio decease of his father, returned to Boston is order lo i ty his respects to his mother, who resided in that city, lie had been absent some years, nnd at that period when tho grratcst nod most ritpiil alteration is made in the hu man iipjiearauce ; at a lima when the quer ulous voice of tho stripling assumes the com manding tone of the adult, mid the smiling Ibatiiics of the youth an; succeeded by the strong lines of manhood. Tho Doctor was sensible such was tho alteration of his jor sun, his mother coultl not know him, except hy tint instinct which it is believed ran cause a mother's heart beat violently in the jiresenco of a child, and point the ma ternal eye, with quick and sudden glance, to a belnved son. To discover tho existence of this instinct, by actual rxjierience, Franklin resolved lo introduce himself, as a stranger, to his moth er, and tn watch narrowly for tho moment in which hu should discover her son, and then lo determine with the cool precision of .ii-i i i .i .i . i- the Iilnlosopber, whether that discovery was .,'.'..., . - . . ' , the effect of h it instinct of alter ion hat intuitive hive that innate attachment which is conjectured to cement relatives of the same blood : and which, by according tho passions of p ireut and child, like a well tuned iol, would, at tho fust touch, cause them to vibrate in unison, and at once evince thai they wero hut different chords of the same instrument. On a sullen, chilly day, in the month of January, in tho afternoon, knocked at his mother's door and asked lo speak wilh Mis. I' r.uiklin. He lonnd tho old lady knitting before the )irlor fire introduced himself, ' by observing that he had hern informed she I entertained travellers, and requested a night s lodging. She eyed htm with that cold look of disapprobation which most peo ple assume when tbev imagine themselves insulted by being sujiioseil to rxerciMj auj emiloynienl but one degree below their real' occup ilion in life; assured him that he had; been misinformed she did not keejil tavern; but it was true, to oblige some members of the Legialiiie, she took a num ber of them into her family, during the ses sion ; that sho then hid four members of tho council and six of tho Ilonsu of I'eiresenta tives, who unaided with her that all her beds were full ; and then betook herself to her k, fating with that intense apilicition which ixiresscd us fnrcibly as actions could do, if you h ivo concluded your business, the sooner you leave the house the belter. Bet upon tho Doctor's wraj)iieg his cloak around him, alli-rling to shive.t wilh cold, and ob serving it was very chilly weather, sho poin- leu in u man , dim u.oi: nun uavu iu w Ol ll . ' , , , , Jtion of I'liiladeljihia. the Doctor declared he I ha entrance of her hoarders precluded , fr ,l0 first time )erccived any emotion in further conversation was soon serv-j ,r. . l,i.1(,.,,,ja j s:liJ slr., ;iIllJ t. ed, and the Doctor partook with the family. mo,1Pr suffused her eve. 1 If yon live in To the coffi-u, according to tho good old Ihi ,d,.,,,i p,.rh.i)s'yi)ii know'- our Ben.' custom of the times, succeeded a plate of, . Who, mad mi ' 'Why. Ben Franklin; pippins, and a piper of McEntire's best, 1 ,.. it,.,, . i, t i.c ,t, ,i" .,,., ,.i,;i.i jujier ol iMelimtiro s lirst,1 when the whole family funned a cheerful smuKing semicircle neiore inu tire, r-urli.ijis ,r( . ;s (j,,,, l-V.iiil-Iiii, thu printer, our son? haps no man io,sessed the colloquial jmw-, u1Vi IL. js mv 111()st jmjm,,0 Vi,,mj . , ;iml ers to a more fascinating degree, than Dr. ' !, j 1 1 1 T s imo room.' ' Oh ! God for Franklin ; and i ever was lliero an occa-1 jv 1B j exclaimed thu old I .dv, and I sion when he disjil.iyed thoso jiowers lo,llvo permitted a friund of Urn lo rieep on greater advantage, than at tins time. Ilei0 I .1 . "CI I... ...I!. I the varied and new and striking lights, iu which ho laced his subject, and delighted them with apt and amusing anecdotes. Thus eniiluyed, thu hours passed meiiily along, until right o'clock, when, punctual to a moment, Mrs. Franklin announced supper. Busied with her hottsehuld nffiirs, she fan cied the intruding stranger hid quilled the house, immediately after coffee, and it was with difficulty she could restrain her resent ment when she siw him, without molesta tion, seat himself at the table with the free dom of a member of lite family. Imniedi ilrlv after supper, sho called an eldeily gentleman, a member of the council, in whom sue was accustomed to confide, to another room couiplaitu-d bitterly of the rudeness of tho stranger lold lint manner or his introduction lo tho house observed that ho appeared liko an outlandish man, and, sho thought, had something very sus)i cions in his ;iicarance, concluding by soli citing her friend's advice with respect lo the way in which sho could most uasily rid her self of his presence. The old gentleman assured her th it iho stranger was certainly a young man of education, nnd lo all appear ance a gentleman ; that, perhaps, being in agreeable joiiij) inv, ho had paid no atten tion to tlio lateness of the hour ; nnd advised her to call him aside, and repeat to him her inability to lodgo him. Sho accordingly sent li"r maid lo him, and then with as much temper as sho could command, recapitulated thu situation of bur family, observed that it grew late, and mildly intimated that he would do well to seek himself a lodging. Tho doctor re)lied, that ho would, by no means, incommode thu family ; but tint, wilh bur leave, ho would smoke ono jiijie morn with her boarders, and then retire. lie returned to tho company, mid with the first whiff Ilis powers of converse returned with double force. Hu recounted. iho hard ships ho extolled the )iety and policy of their ancestors. A gentleman )resoiil men tioned the subject of iho day's debate in the llouso of Representatives'. A bill h id been introduced, to extend the irorog itives of the Royal Governor. Thu Doctor immediately enterod upon tho subject sujiiorled Iho co lonial rights with new and forcible argu ments was familiar with tho names of the influential men in tho llouso when Dudley was Governor recited their stieeches, and applauded tho noblu dufuncu of chamber of rights. During a discourso so appropriately in teresting to thu company, no wonder iho clock struck eleven iinpercelved hy the de lighted circle: nor was it wonderful that the . I". I I. pnlioiico oi mis. rraui.iin grew qnito ex biiusted. She now enteral! thu room, and heforo thn wholo company, with much warmth, addressed the Doctor; lold him plainly, that she thought nersclt imposed on; obsrrved that it was Iritu she was a lunc wo-1 bets on (ho court, exceeding in audacity ami man, but that sho had friends who would rancour any that had been published fur protect her, and concluded hv insisting on many vearspiow apjieared dailv both in iroso bisjeaving the house. The Doctor made a H. verse. Wikrs, with livl-ly insolence-, slight npolngy, deliberately put on his great cumpared tho mother of George the Thitd coat and hat, look a jiolilo leavo of lltu com- ' ( ,, mother of Edward the Thitd, nnd lite )ny, and approached the stirel door, light- Scotch minister to the gentlu Mortimer, ed by the maid and attended by the mistress. ' Churchill, with all tho energy nT hatred, de Uhtlotho Doctor and Ins companions hud j vm the fmo of his country, invaded b a been enjoying themselves within, a most tie- ew race ofsev.tges, more cruel nnd raven- ntendons snow storm, had, without, filled the!, ,3 ib,m the I'icn or the D s, tho poor, streets kneo deep and no sooner had ihe ,,rnd children of leirosv and hunger. It js maid lifted thu latch than a rooring north- a slight circumstance, bin dt-seives lo be rr raster forced open tlio door and extinguished corded, thai in (his year j.auijihletcers first the light and filled thu entry with drifted ventured to print al length the names of lh snow anil hail. As soon as thn candle was,rcat men whom thev lampooned. George relighted, the Doctor cast a woful look nt t,t, Second has alwavs been the K His the street, and thus addressed his mother, 1 ministers had been Sir II W , .Mr. un, vim Mm iuiii iiiu uui ui your houso in ibis dreadful storm ; I am stranger in this town, and shall certainly pcr- ish in tho streets. You look like a charita hie lady ; I should'nt think you would turn a (logout of doors on this tom)estttous night ' 1 Don't tell me of charity,' said iht: offen ded matron 1 (harpy begins nt home. It -n , i . 1 " 1)0 plain wi i, , ' looks, nor vou i, ' i is sour own fault that ou tarried so n-'e Mb you, htr, I don t like your our conduct and I fear vou have some had design in thus introducing yourself into my family. The warmth of this ptrley had drawn tin iarty from tho jiarlor, and hy their united interference, the stranger was permuted to lodge in tho house ; and as uo bed was to he hid, he consented to repose on an easy chair heforo the parlor fire. Although her hoarders appeared to confide, perfectly, io the stranger s honesty, it was not so with Mrs. traukliii ; with suspicious caution she collected all her silver spoons, je)jcrhox and iorringer, from her closet ; and after isecniing the parlor door by slicking a fork over lite I. itch carried the plate lo the chamber charged tho negro man to sleep with his clothes on to take iho great cleav er to bed with htm, anil to awaken and seize the vagrant tho first noise hu made in at tempting to plunder lite house. Having thus taken every precaution, sho retired to bed with her maid, whom she compelled to sleep in her room. Mrs. Fianklin rose heforo the sun, roused her domestics-, unfastened iho jurlnr door with timid caution, anil was agreeably sur irised to find her guest quietly sleejiing inthn chair ; a sudden transition from extreme mistrust to perfect confidence, was natural. She awakened him with a cheerful good morning inquired how he had rested and invited him lo nartako of her breakfast. which was always served previous to that of tlio uo irdeis. And jir.iy, sir, said the old lady, as s'-e sipjied her chocolate, as you ap pear to hu stranger here, to what distant country do vou belong i I, madam I bo- t , ... c lit -i i i- i . i long totlto cttv ol I'ltil.idelphia A ho men- ir blest a mother!' ' What,' said the D.ic- ,,.n H,,,:, lvIiilu I iinsolf rested on a bed ! How the Dnclor discovered himself lo his mother he has not inlormed us, Inn be often aflerwaids heard to that natural all'ection does not exist. Am. Anecdotes. Lout) Burn. Bute, who had always been consilium! as a in in of taste and reading, affected, from ihe moment of his elevation, ihu character of a Maecenas. If he e.ieri ed to concili ite the public by en-:ouraging liteiature and art, ho was grievously mistak en. Indeed, uonu of the objects of his mu nificence, with iho single exception of John son, c.i ii bo siiJ to have been well selected; ind the public, not unnaturally, ascribed the suleclion of Johnson rather to tho doctor's inihtical piejudires than to his literary nier - its. 1-or a wretched scribbler named Sbeh - ire, who nolliing in common n it h Johnson exceil violent Jacobinism, and who ' bail stood in the pillory lur a libel on the Revolution, was honored with a mark of roy al aiirobalion, similar to that which was be stowed on tho author of iliu English Dictiona ry, anil of tho Vanity of Human Wishes. It was remaiked tint Adam, a Scotchman was the court architect, and that Ramsay, Scotch man, was thu court painter, and was prefer ed to Rov-nolils. Mallet, a Scotchman of no high literary fame, and of infamous charac ter, partook largely of tho liberality of thu government. John Home, Scotchman, was rowaided for tho tragedy of Douglas, both with a pension and with a sinecure lace. But, when the author of tho Bard, and of the Elegy in a County Churchyard, ventured to ask for a professorship, the emoluments uf which ho much needed, and fur thu duties of which he was, in many respects, belter qual ified than any living, ho was refused ; and the post was bestowed on the pedagogue tinder whose cue the favorite's son-in-law, Sir James Lowther, h id undo such signal proficiency in iho graces and in the humane viituos. Thus, tho first lord oftho treasury was de tested by many as a Tory, by inaiiy as a fa vorite, and by many as a Scot. All the ha tred which flowed from these various sources sunn mingled, and was directed in one tor rent of obloquy against the treaty uf ponce. Tho Duko of Brdford, who negotiated that treaty, was hooted through thn streets. Bute was attacked in his chair, and was wilh dilli cully rescued by a troop of guards, lie could hardly walk tho slreets in safely with out disguising himself. A gentleman who died not many years ago used lo say, that he once recognised tlio favorite earl in thu iiaz zi of Covenl Garden, muffled in a largo coat, and with a hat and wig drawn down over Ins brows. Ilis lordship's established tVtll U'illl fllll mntl U'lie it l!ii-L'lwnl 11 ifntl ..i ,,', pu on his Christain nanid and title. A iack.boot. n.-r,.,,,., ...,i...l l.v, n m, was sometimes fastened on a gallows, and sometimes commuted to ihe tlimes. Li VOL. XViII....N. 27 i- . anil no Juke o i . lint tlio libellers of George the Third, of the Princess ;'other, and the Lord Bute, did not give qu it ter to a singlu vowel. It was supjiosed that Lord Temple se cretly encouraged the must scurrilous assail ants of tho government. In liiith,thoso who knew his habits tracked him as men tracked a mole, ll was his nature to grub under ground. Whenever a heap of dil l was flung ti), It might well he Riisicctrd that ho was at work in so no fould crooked labyrinth be low. But Pitt turned away from "thn filthy woik of opposition, with the same .senrn wilh which he had turned away from tho filthy work of government. Ho had the magnan imity to proclaim everywhere the disgust that ho full at tho insults offered by Ilis own ad herents to the Scottish nation, and missed no oi)ortunity of extolling th'! co trage and fi delity which the Highland regiments h id dis plaed through thu whole war. Bui, though he disdained lo use any but lawful and hon orable weapons, it was well known that his f.iir blows were likely to bo far more formi dable than thu privy thrusts of his hrother-in laws stiletto. Bute's heait brgan In fail him. The treaty would instantly be thu subject of dis cussion. It was jirobalilo that Pitt, the great Whig connection, and the multitude, would all be on tho same side. The favorite had irofesstd lo hold in abhorrence ihosu means by which preceding ministers had kept tho House of Commons iu good hnmor. Ho now began to think he had been too scrnpilous. His Utopian visions wore at an end. it was necessary, not only to bribe, but lo bribe more shamelessly and flagitious, ly ih in his predecessors, in order lo make uji for lust time. A majority must he secur ed, no matter by what means. Could Green ville do this 1 'Would hu dn ill His firm ness and ability had not. yet been tried in any perilous crisis. Ho bad hern generally reg.uded as an humble follower of bis broth er Temple, and of his brother iu law Put, and was suptnisrJ, though v. lib little reason. to bu still favorably inclined towards them. Other aid must bo called in. And where was olheii aid to be found ? Tiiero w is ono m in whose sh irp and man ly Ingic h id often in deb ite been found a inaicli for the lofty and imp.issinnate ihetotic of Pitt, whoso talents for jobbing hci o not inferior to his talents for debate, whoso dauntless spirit .shrank from no difficulty or danger, and who was as lililu troubled with scrujiles as wilh fears. Henry Fox, or no li dy, could weather tho storm which was about to hoist. Yet was ho a person to whom the court, even In that extremity, was unwilling lohivo recourse. He had alwavs been n-gaided as a Whig of the Whigs. He had been the friend and disciple of Waljiolc. IIo had long been coiinrcied by close ties with Williim Duke of Cumberland. Uy the Tories he was inure hated than any Inail living. So strong was their aveision to him," that when, in ihe late reign, he attempted to form a pnty against ihe Dukn of Newcastle, they had thrown all their weight into New castle, s scale. Bv the Scots, Fox was ab honed as ihn confidential friend 1 1 T 1 1 1 u con queror ufCulh d -i', IIo was, on personal gionnds, most obnoxious to tho Princess Mother. For he had, immediately after hrr hush ind's death, advised thu late king to lake the education of her son, the heir-apparent, ontirrlv out ofher hands. He hail re- ! foully given, if )ossiblr, still deeper offence; , 'of "u l'"' indulged, not without some ground, "u numinous nope mat tits ueautiiui sister- law, thn Ladv Sarah Leiinux, might he queen ol England, It had been observed that the king at one time tndo every morn ing by the grounds of Holland House, mid ihat, un such occasions, Lady S ir.ih, diessed liko a shciheidoss at a masquerade, was" making hay close to thu road, which was then seji. rated hy no wall from tho lawn. On account of the i irt Fox h id taken in this singular love affair, hu was thu only member of iho priuy council who waS nof summoned to tho meeting at which his ma jesty announced his intended marriage with the Princess of Meckleobuig. Of nil the statesmen oflhr age, therefore, it seemed that Fox was the l ist wilh whom Bute, tho Tory, the Scot, tho favorite of the Princess Jotii rr, could, under any circuiust inces, act. .Yet to Fox, Bute was now compelled la ap apply. M icaulay's 'Earl of Chatham.' Antiduti: .nt inst Mamuaci:.--Joy sas that if a man feels very much liku gulling mariied, yet imagines he ought not to, (ho best remedy ho knows of, is to helji one of his neighbors more a house full of furniture -borrow about nine of bis children for ibreo days, and hear them cry. If thai fail, build' up a lire of wet woo l, and when the smoke is in iho room thickest, hire a woman to scold him about four hours. If hi! can Maud all thrs", Im hid belter get matried the next day give his wife ihe punls, and bo thu ' si lent iailner' in the great film of matrimony We think the remedy is srvero, but us every man is liable to ihosu things after bo yokes' himself, it would do no harm to trv befure.- Candik 'Tlu-ro aio ieoile in tlio world who affect to ilpup so candor, to look upon- it as' cymptoinitic of weakucfi', and evincing igno rance of limnm nature. Hut surely iiienneis in tlio most obvious rlnractcrUlic fjf consrious, strength and integrity pecrcry, tho natural' resource of imbecility nnd ilndiiine.-il, design, lie who believe, or. what is tho same tiling,' arts as if lie behoved, that there is not a hinphY h gliMiilndeil mm Iu tb world. n right n far at one individual i. .onroriicd tint it tumie I-

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