Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, December 5, 1845, Page 1

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tee . .W - . ... l . - - - - - NOT THE GLORY OP a f S A B OUT THE WELFARE OT COME RY IT. nrsTTov " nFFLINGTtTNT Tfi h MO NT, F 11 IDA Y, D E C E HI BE il 5, 1845. r0L. XIX No. 27. A SONG Ol' STEAM. DV CEO. W. CUTTER. Hsrnesmedown with your iron bands, Ha sure of Iho curb anil reign For I scorn the poucr or your punny bands, As tho tempest scorns a chain. How 1 laushcd ns 1 lay concealed from sight, For m-iny n countless hour, At the childish boast ol human might, Add tho pride of human power. When I saw on army upon the Und, A navy upon the seas. Creeping along n snaiMikc band, Or wailing the wayward brcezct When I marked lho peasant faintly reel With tho toil which he daily boro, As ho feebly turned the lardy wheel, Or tugged at tho 'weary oari . When I measured the panting courser's speed, Tho flight of the courier dove, As they horcthc law a king decreed, Or thu lines of impatient love t I could not but think how the world would feel, As these were ciutstripp'd afar, When I should bo bound tn tho rushing keel, Ur chained to the Hying car. Ha 1 ha 1 ha I they found me at last, They invited mo forihat length, And I rush'd to my throne with thunder blast, And laughed in my iron strength. Oh I then ye sow a wonderous chango On the earth and tho ocean wide, Where now my fiery armies tange, Nor wait for wind or liac. Hurrah) hurrah 1 the water o'er, The mountains steep decline, Time space have yielded to my power The world I tho world is mincl The rivers, the sun bath cubes! blest, Or those where his beams decline; The giant streams of the queenly west, Or tho orient floods dmnc : The ocean p-des where'er 1 sweep, To hear my strength rejoice, And tho mons'ers of the briny deep, Cower trembling nt my voice. I carry the wealth nnd the lord ol earth, The thoughts of his God-h!ie mind, The wind lags al'cr my flying forth, The lightning is li ft behind. In the dork-onic depths of the fathomless mine, My lirelois arm d lh phy, Where the rocks neicr saw tho sun decline, Or the dawn of the glorious day. 1 hrin? earth's glittering jewels up From the hidden cave below, And I make the fountains granite cup, With o chrystal gu.-h overflow. I blow the bellows, I forge the steel In all the shops m'tradc; I ha'mmer the oreand turn the wheel, Where my arms of strength ore mi !e: I mangc the furnace, the mill, the mint , I cairy, I spin, I weave; And all my dmnss I put into print, On every Satuiday eve. I've no muscle to weary, no broit to decay, No b mes to be "laid on the shelf." And soon 1 intend you may "co ond plsy," While I manage this world myclf. Bjt harness me down with your iron hands, Be s ire of your curb and reiun. For 1,'scorn tic strcnuth of your punny hands, As the tempest scorns a chain. From iho Columbian Magazine. THE 0LDCL0AK. 11V MRS. I). Pray, Mr Norton,' exclaimed a lively lady to a fashionable dressed, handsome young man, who was standing beside her at an evening p irlv, 'pray do you intend to re main an old bachelor all your days? Since your return fiu'ii Europe, I have been con tinually expecting to hear of your mairiage, but burn you have been two ycais, and you arc still, to all appearance, in statu quo, as Hie lawyer says. ' My dear Mrs. Ilinlon,' replied the young gentleman uith a smile, 'I will be frank and tell you tho real reason of my remaining a general admirer of tho sex, instead of con fining my attention to any one 'hi icht par ticular star,' however much 1 may hu daz zled by its brilliancy, I am actually afraid to marry.' Afraid !' echoed tho lady, opening liei dark eyes In their widest extent uiih aston ishment. ' Faint heart i.nver won, you know. Are you afraid lo propose V ' No madam, afraid to marry. You will laugh at me, I dare say, when I tell you that my scat in church has a great deal In do witli my solitary state which seems so much to ex cite your surprise.' Why, yes,' replied Mrs. Ilinlon, 'ono is always surprised when a young man who without meaning to Hitter you is certainly a favorite in society, (here Mr. Norton made her a polite bow,) and who has an indepen dent fortune, slill refrains from choosing ono of this many fair damsels whom he meets, to superintend his establishment. Hut what in fluence your seat in church can have upon the matter, I am at a loss lo imagine.' 1 You must hnow then, '.hat 1 sit just be hind Miss La Mode, in Dr. Uighthead's church and the sight of her velvet cloak ah- solulcly frightens me from the thoughts of narryiug u wiie wnu iiiny souiu uay say lo mo. 'My dear, I am dying for a new velvet cloak : please Id eivu mu two or Ibren hull dred dollars, nnd 1 will go lo Stewart's and buv one. Huw 1 should shudder In benr such a requusi. ' Really, Mr. Norton, this is too absurd for one with your fortune to talk in such a man ner. I shall begin to think yOU U mtuur Y i ' u r wifo might dress as extravagantly as the chose, and it would not injure you. And surely you do not object to u lady's wearing a velvet cloak V 'I do not object to any thing that is con sistent but 1 cannot help thinking splendid velvet, such us Queen Victoria lierselfinight bo satisfied with fur a coronaliun robe, sadly out of pleco whon it it in ,i j,ito a conk, to be worn on almost all occasions; particularly when il is well known that Miss La Modu's father docs not even pay his baker or his butcher. If I was one of his pour creditors I should be lempted lo take llm climb in wit the young lady in tho street, and sell it for what il would bring.' Mr. Ilinlon was silent at this spoech. Her conicienco reproached her, for she knew that she had, on thai day, purchased an cle ganl new mantle, although her husband had renuesled her to lie us econooiic.il us possible in her expenditures, us he found il difficult, in these trying limes, lo meet all the demands made upon I its purse. She was a woman, liowcver, of generous feelings, not us vel hardened by resisting good impulses and she secretly resolved tn lake back iho mantle the next day, und prevail upon Iho shopman to receive it, since it was not paid for. All this passed through her mind with I ho rapidity of ligiuuing, auu suu iuiiicu rouou wiui a smile to address Mr. Norton, when an over-dress- etl voting latlvt who had been silting an in teresting listener to the conversation, inter posed. , If Mr. Norton wants an economical wile, sho said, 'I would recommend liim to offer himself to Emily Ilarwood. I think sho will suit him exactly, for slio has worn nn old cloak all winter, with no alteration one that sho has had two years, ul least, to my kiiowl- cu- Mr. Norton looked nt tlio speaucr, nnu mu unnmiablo expression of her counlon nice sunk her in his estimation forever, iillho' he had hitherto regarded herns very pretty and iiiieri.stini. nnd hud sometimes even thought it almost possible to love Caroline Unwind well cnoueli to marrv her. if It" could only bono to euro her of iho passion for dress WHICH SHO UISPI.IVCU. Dili ,1115 I IS aKintu I I I .. . I I ! ...! .1, ..... .. ,1 . her file, as far as hu was concerned, and turn ing to Mrs. lllnlnn, nsked Who is Emily Ilarwood i Arn yon nc quainlcd with her 1 I should really liko to bo introduced to n young l.iuy wno tins niorat courage enough to wear nn unfashionable garment, after" having worn it already two( winters; she must possess a more than'coni-j mm, rlwiratter' 1 I will introduce you with pleasure,' said Mrs. Union. 'Slio is a sweet eirl, and a great favorite of mine, I confess I have my self been surprised nt the plainness of her dress, this winter, for her Cither is considered wealthy, and she is tho only one of his daiigh- tersofan nrje to co into society. That is slip, I in tho simple while frock, and that is her mother, bv bur side.' Mr. Norton was charmed lo perceive that it was n young lady who, by her singularly modest and unpretending appearance had at tracted his attention in the early part of the evi'iiiiiL'. Ilo had intended to ioniiiie her name, hut lost sight of her in the crowd, nnd j children to occupy their timu and attention, supposed that she had retired. .She received SoMehjIited was ho with tho ingeniousijess of him with an easv, graceful nir, and after a few her confession, that ho presented her with a moments passed in convocation, ho thought sum of money for charitable purposes, telling her positively beautiful, so intelligent was the , her that ho hid that day unexpectedly recov expression ofher blue eyes, and so beaming ered a had debt, which he had long since the sinilu with which she listened to his lively , dcspaiied of, and consequently no longer en remarks. Ilo was also very much pleased torlained the fears which ho had mentioned ith Mrs. Ilarwood, who did not leave toiler, to her in tho morning, daughter tho whole burden of the conversa- Let us return to Mr. Norton. Ilo could tion, as some mothers arc apt to do, content-1 not avoid anticipating the calling hour a lit ing themselves with being mere spectators j tie, so impatient was he to meet again the only. l object that had so much Cicinnlcd him the When Mr. Norton laid his head upon the night belore. As ho entered the hall, hu heard pillow that night, il was long before he could the sound of music, and being shewn into tho compose his mind lo sleep, being disturbed I drawing room found the fair Emily evident by Iho vision of a pair of blue eyes, which! y giving lessons on the piano to a little sis daneed before him, not to mention daik ring- ter. Although allired in a simple morning lets nnd old clinks, which mingled together dress, she did not appear less lovely than his in strange confusion. Hu began to think memory had pict ired, nnd tho bright blush that hu h id fit last found thu object he had i which his unexpected appearance called up, been so long seeking, and resolved that ho m idu her not nninteiesting in his eyes. Shu wnuld call next dav nt Mr. Ilarwood's.ul last! dismissed llm little pirl with n mes-.ape In her resigned himself to repose. Tho next morning, Mrs. Ilinlon, in pursu ance of thu wisu resolution sho had made, attired herself to go out, and was wailing in the parlor for her cairi.ge. The beautiful , manllo lav on iho sofa by hgr side, and she, was examining it, and making up her mind,, know what could ho her reason (or wearing that after all, she could do without il, and il a uarmentso unfashionable as lo attract ob she could sho ought to. At this moment s'.-rvalion. Alter making ns long a call ns Caroline Howard, w ho was an intimate fiiend , ho dared upon first nrou iinlance, hu lonk entered. ' Arn on going out so rarlv !' sho exclaim-1 cd on seeing Mrs. Ilinlon leady dressed. 'I c.inin in the hope: of seeing you nt this hour; for I want lo tell you thai Stewart h id some of tho loveliest mantles you ever saw. I was thorn yesterday and looked at them. They wuro just opened, and thu Hoik assured me that they were the only ones imported. And llieio were about a dozen all together. I was afraid they would he all sold, yet 1 did not darn lo buy oiiu without asking mother's per mission, fur father made such a fuss list week about my buying this splendid silk, without I consulting him, that mother forbade my doing it again. 1 havu beon all thu morning tens ing her to let mu hoy one, and Invo at last succeeded. So you must posititely come nnd chuoso one too. But I declare,' she continued, 'you have one already,' ns her eyes fell upon tho sofa, for sho had talked so volubly that sho had not even paused lolook around her. 'But you will como wilh mu will you not V Mrs. Ilinlon replied gravely I am going to Stewarts to return this mantle, mid I would adviso you, my dear Caroline if you had to teaso your mnlljor for leave to buy ono, to deny yourself, and gratify her by informing her that you have tesnlved to do without it Fifty dollars ii a gloul ileal In spend 111 such no article of dress. Mv husband Inld mo this ,urniiig that ho was afiaid he would bo oblig- i c j . ,vo ., ,js c.'irriagu and liorses. biioinoss is so much less profitable, ..in'for- ,.,,.rl,. v,,. I.,.,, I ,1. Il uosolulelv no- cessir'vfor his heal"-""'J 1,0 should lido a s.....i .'lu , ...j i resolved to spend as little us possible that lie may hu able lo keep his carnage. Caroline sat without speaking until Mrs. 1 1 i t.i on had concluded when sho said pet tishly ' But you are married, url j( ,0P. noi make so much difference ns to how ).,, dress- just sen bow becoming this is. And turned Iriim the glass, at winch sho had been arranging tho manllo in graceful folds over bur well shaped figure; and Mrs. Ilintou could not help acknowledging that it was very becoming indeed. Nevertheless, sho still persuaded her young friend tn forego thu pur chase, for she knew that Caroline's father was very much in debt, and it was feared every day that hu would slop payment ; ul Ibniigli, as it appeared, like many other gen tlemen who keep thu stalo of their uffaiis a secret from Ihosu most interested in the truth his wifo and daughter wore ulleily ignorant of Iho circumstances. But shn found her ar- giimeuis o no eilnci, inueml. U.iroliuo cm- deavoied lo persuade Mrs. Hintun herself to retain thu velvet she was about lo carry back. lint sue bad loo much strength ol mind lo be led away by her vanity, whon sho know that bur derision was light, although sho cuuld' Upward has talked about it ul every parly not repress n womanish feeling of regret all '- season. iho thought of resigning so becoming an arli ' I nm very sorry replied Emily, laughing clu of apparel. Mrs. Ilinlon was so much 'lint Miss Howard has been so at luss lor grieved and shocked at thu selfishness of her 'subjects lo converse upon us to find nuthhi" young friend, that shu ihuught she could more interesting th in my pour old cloik. never again fuel towards her Iho saniu affoc However, I will lull you mv molivo for wear. it.... -I... ,. ..I 1. til. ...... .! 1 Cl.- J. It .....I I nn. ...... ...... T. II I . ' HUH auri nnu IIIIIICHUUA JUllUllceu. O IIU III.IUU. her confess thai tho fifty dolUs her mother' lintl given Iter, willi wliicll to purchase the wished for manllo, was n sunt Unit had bcmi appropriated to it younger sister, that s!m might tako lessons in drawing, nil nrt nf winch slio was passionately lonu, uuu .... i. .i... 1....1 . ..;.! ,1 :! Kim rnn i which suu inn u ulxiulii uiin.j. - --- i not forbear hinting to Caroline that a time ni ght como when the talents ol nor sister "... . ... f ! would bo put in requisition lor iuoiu ,,pui tant purposes than nicio amusement ; blither persuasions were Inst upon tho mind of the thoughtless nnd selfish girl, nnd sho saw her dep lit with pain to fulfil her intention. Mrs. Ilinlon found no difficulty in relum ing the manlle, nnd after shn had left tho store shn wondered how sho could have been so foolish ns testifier a moment's uneasiness nn such n trilling siinjecl. The words of Mr impression on tier nnd ns she looked at the multitudes of poor houseless creatures, who throng Broadway, n". ' - " M.,r,r.l. 1. wl il II PI. I begging for charily, she felt how sinful it was to wasto in extravagance that which would bring comfort to so many sorrowful hearts. When her husband returned to his dinner, slio like a true hearted wife, made a confession to him, of her folly of the day before, her i repentance and tho purposo for which sho had just visited Stewarts. Mr. Ilinlon was Mr. Ilinlon was n man ol sense- and intelligence, lie had often deplored his wife's fondness for display, but sho was so young when ho married her, and had been so pelted from Iter childhood by a fond mother nnd was withal so lovely nnd interesting thnt ho could not find it in his h-nrt to deny her any gratification, misting that as she crow older her taste would change. I Ilo did not know that tho passion for dress is one vt hich increases with indulgence liite nil other had habits, nnd is tho hardest to over come in the female heart, particularly us was the rase with Mis. Ilinlon where there are nn mother, who soon appeared and icceived liim kindly. As he glanced round and ob served iho air of elegance tho not of display, that pervaded tho establishment, ho could not help recalling Mis. Ilowiid's words about the old cluik.and his cuiioshy wnsoxcitud to 'leave, not without being invited by Mrs. j Ilarwood to rail again, an invitation lo which I he cordt illy responded. Nut many days after ns Mr. Norton was walkiugin liro idw ay, he met Mrs, II irwnnd, i mid joined her immediately. lie was walk ! ing for some limit by her side without at all i teg uiliiig her dress, when Miss L i.ludi.1 suit. (dimly emerge I from a shop and passed on before lliein, arrayed in the siipuib velvet , cloak, wilh feathers, etc., in tho height of 'fashion. Tlie rouvers ition nf the parly in stantly occurred to his thoughts, und hu gl meed lit thu cluak uf his ciniip.iiunn. It was of a plain dark merino nnd had evident ly beon much worn, though .every thing about her was so scrupulously neat, and the simplo whilo h it so becoming tn her com plexion, that situ was definitely moio ntlrac live to an intelligent man than thu dashing Miss La Mode. To test her feeling ho ic m irked carelessly, 'Thai is a beautiful cloak of Miss La Mode's.' No blush on her cheek ii3 sho quietly replied, 'It is indeed very beaiitilul. Mr, IMorlon could not help see ing how superior was this conduct to Ih it of soino young ladies who betray nn uneasy fueling of consciousness w hen they hear iho praiso of another's appearanco which they I.IIUW to lio liiuro blilli"' 'Inn their "if" Hu continued t" ,M"- Ilarwood's and was alw v" "ln'".v received j hut he was not ,. ,u decide too hasty on a subject of such vast importance, as ho felt tho character of his companion for lifo to be. It clriuced ill longth Hint ho had a com mission from an aunt in Iho country for some imlinery and allhough unused lo making such purchases, he resorted lo the most fash ionable establishment of the kind for the first lime tn exercise his taste in that department. Thu milliner took liim behind a curtain which separates tho two rooms in order lo show him soino very recherche articles, and requested him tn lako a seal on Iho sofa, left htm lo -,cl, for the important box w hich contained tlio treasures. Ilo was beginning to grow i.n..i.n... ..1... ii. mii, iniiii, n hi.-,, n sucut well Known voicu sent a thrill ihrnugl lib hi heart. Il was Enii ly Ilarwood's voico upparondy conversing with another young lady, so close lo thu cur tain he could not avoid bearing every worJ. lie was about to dart forward an. I address them, when the words 'old cloak" fell upon his ear. 'Now thought he 1 shall find iho solution of iho mystery 'No,' says Kmily, 'I will not buy such 11 gay hat nt this, it would not suit nt nil with my old cloak.' 'Dn for pity's sake, my dear Emily,' ex uUimuJ imr eoiiip.iiitim ,elt me wny you tiavn worn inai siuio old cloak tins winter I believe il is iho third winter you have had i, IV.. l,vn nil .u.l.n,l ..t, .... .ii i It, Wo havo all wondered why you did nut gel a nuw one, and that spiteful Caroline IH II I "" " "' SMI u ueur lie Oil, lilt villi "ill approve of it. Bui f.rsi promise L Z will tell nn one else. I should not think of explaining it In tiny one but you.' Hero Mr. Norton utmost resolved to show himself. Ilo felt il n breach of honor to hear what evidently was n secret; but liis inter- est iii the fair binilv was so slinnn tltat lie , - i . , i i excused himself on that plea and remained sneiii. II. .t Helen mndn tho required promise and Emily proceeded. You remember hearing tho death of my undo Murry last summer. Ilo failed just before, so that his family worn left deslilulo. Catherine tho eldest daughter has been at Mrs. Willard's school fur the last year, und she was very desirous of remaining anolhor term when Mrs. Willurd would engage her ns a teacher. She considered her us ono of the fines;' i,c"iit.Tir,-it wkijiot possible for her mother to enntinuo sued an expense, and niv father said hu could not offer to do it un less wo could make soinu retrenchment in our domestic affairs. Therefore, I offered lo wear my cloak another season, and to give little Jiili i music lessons instead of her having " ,c " i"11 a teacher. Now do von think that was not sufficient motive? I assure you I have more nleasuro in wearing tli.it old cloak '''an I sholild done It id I possessed ono even mcro siilenuid man iwiss u i .uuuu , lor my poor cousin will bo able to support herself and asstst her mother in educating Her urolli crs nnd sisters. 'That's just like yourself, Emily,' ex claimed her fiiend enthusiastically. 'I only wish I could tell of it. How ashamed Caro line Ilunard wnuld bo out of all her ill na lured speeches !' It is needless to sav that there was another auditor who shared in the admiration of del en. Mr. Norton was so delighted uith tho simple recital of Emily lint he longed lo clasp her to Ins heart and iJKT lh.it Ins happi ness depended on her alone. Hu saw the young ladies take their departure and a few moments after hastened away, forgetting his aunt nnil nil her rnn.niissb.ns. and luavillf the miliner lost in astonishment at his ah ' ihl niiiiner lost in .iston sn in m in his .10 ropt depar.ure.-IIereached.Mr. Ilarwood s almost us soon as Enu y herself, und aston-1 Ul,,,l l.r l- ,. l..cl.,ii,. , r bis feel. , si'lM , 1,1,1 ,l,..lr. i. ' soon after announced ih.it Emily liar I wood and Mr Norton wern engaged much , In tlio nslnnisliuieiil ol .Miss Ln .Moue auu Caroline Howard, who could not understand whv she was preferied to themselves, Mrs. Ilinlon was delighted wilh Mr. Nor ton's choice, and predirted that hu would have a pattern wife. She never forgot her good resolution, but her persuasion was lost on her fiiend Caroline who was, however, soon forced by tho failure of her Cither to re nounce her extravagant habits. We must do Mr Norton the justice to say ih 11 U7j !l,id Li'ltbV Iff tonfS lu Iiij w ife,

soon after man iag.) '.'..; "'".ins by which ho obtained a knowledge!'!' her motives Im wearing tho old cloak, which was ever afier preserved as a precious relic. I ran assure you my readers that she did not blnmo him very severely ; and should this tale ever meet their eyes, I trust they will both pardon the use I hive made of the incidents related lo me. RAISING THE WIND. A gond story is told by somebody wo lou't know who of a couple of Yankees who ell meed to be travelling at tho South, ind run short of funds. Out of 'tin,' and mil at thu tuev. thev hit upon thu following expedient to raise rhino. By dint or address tlu-y contrived to como It over Iho piinler, and procured a quantity ofhuidbills, giving notice to the denizens of Ihe liiwn wliern they were snipping, mat "a minister GUYUSCUTUS, of genius 'Au- mail,1 woiiUMio oxmuimil on mu luiinwing day, at n certain place idinittanco 25 cents children hall puce. A curtain was ohlaitied, 1 lHurnj .,, riJjng through a beautiful vil w hich was drawn acioss ono end uf the agP 0 alighted at lliu door of 11 collago nnd apartment w hero the show was lo coam off, ' ,-c(ll0Slt.(l drink. The mistress with an and the time having arrived, 0110 of tin. wor- case and politeness that convinced him that thy pair performed the part of door-keeper shu hnd not always been tho humble colla and receiver, whilo his companion in sin was ur vjtolJ him 0 walk in. Ilo accepted busy huhind the screen (which was so arriing ) lur invitation ; nnd hero a scene ol poverty cd as to prevent discoveries) whero he kepi a!1j neilin,. ilrccnled itself, such as he had up an incessant and most unearthly moaninj, u,ver huforo witnessed. Thu furniture whilo the company were entering and Lining xvhich consisted of no nioro than was nbso sealed. Tim huur having at last 111 rived for Muy necessary, was soexquisitelycle.nl iho show lo commence, the doorkeppcr left ixui ,,vo c,-.r.,.j iu poverty, and "casl an his post, and inarching across the hall, which ajr ri.onifoi t all uround. A venerable was crowded with men. women and rb''-'"-" he disappear..;! ' '. -.-." "in,,,,,, linme ,,..iry alier ins exti a terriuc iiuwnng, Hark ing, and chaffering, commenced, in (he midst of which tho clattering of chains and a heavy fall ur two, were distinctly heard. A terri ble struggle appeared to hu going on behind the green baize, and an occasional 'Oh 1 nh ! hub hard Jn,-w-;t -sistwlii! head' that's it no it is'nt,' etc. wero heard for smnu minutes by tho audience hi front, who by this timu had become gieally excited, and not a little alarmed. Amidst the call for the man ager tho exclamations were hoard hu'll break his chains' llicro ho cnc !' unJ the door-keeper rushes from behind the screen, ' halless and breathless, his hair on end, while ho shouts at the top ol his lungs, 'Save your selves gentlemen 1 Save your chlldtcn I I he CJU USUU I US is looso v 11 nueus uiirii 111.... .1... : 1: ...... r.... ty to ou uuueu 1,111 u, iuuiuu m the door was 'immense, and in Iho nieler.f I die overturning of chairs, nnd sellees, th' ghri,.J.s ol Iho women, ami tho yelling.OI children, our Yankees mizzled J while lie audience, recovering llieir senses, only loan ed too late, that the proprietnts uf the othi bilioo had sloped, and lltat individuilly nod collectively thci hail been done bravii. Ar. lr. Spirit of Times. tt'n perriv ht 01,0 of our exchanges, that in Gill, Mass., tho Millerite meeting! 1 ' ' 1-V ' " " "!" '"""J of,,'.a '""'I shaiiielul scones and debasing fuuucism and wickedness of which wo have heard. In iho course of llieir senseless and fanatical ravings it was concluded that uno of llieir number might and should become ihe sc.ipu-gn.il for tho sins of tho wholu assembly. A man by thu ii uno of Kendall was soleried fur thai P'irpusu, and by soino mocess bv which the this of the other disciples wero transferred lo llHII. llC submitted 111 111- bnalmt until Ills f.lCU 1 n, I,.. . , ,, ,, , iii A. 1' True Sun THE FAITHFUL SON. "My talei simple, nnd of humble tiinli, A tribute of respect lo real Worth." Youaro too parsimonious,' said Mr Dana to one of his clerks, as they were together in tho counting hotiso one morning 'give me leave to say that you do not dress suffi ciently genteel to appear us a clerk in a fash ionable store. Henry's face was suffused with n deep blush, and a tear ticmblcd on his manly cheek. 'Did 1 not know that your salary was sufficient to provide mora genteel habili ments,' continued Mr Dana, '1 would in crease it.' 'My salary is sufficient; amplv sufficient ,. , . (i.i.i ) sir, replied Henry, in a voice choked will, in. ii iirouu Huieneiiueuce in iui-jiii in w hich poverty had not been iiblo to divest him. His employer noticed the agitation, und im mediately changed iho subject. Mr Dana was a man of immense wealth and ample benevolence ; ho was a widower and had but one child, a daughter, who was tho pride of I its declining jears. She was not as beautiful as an angel, or as perfect as Venus ; but the goodness, iho innocence, the intelligence of her mind shone in her countenance, nnd you had but to become acquainted witli her, to admire nnd luvo her. Such was Caroline Dana when Henry be came an inmate of her father's abode. No wonder, then, thai ho soon loved her with deep and devoted affection ; and read er had you known him, you would not have wondered that the lovo was sonn returned, for their souls were congenial : Ihey wern cast in virtue s puiesl mourn aim u.uio. g their tongues never gave utterance to wha they felt, yet the language of their eyes told too plainly to bo mistaken. Henry was the soul of honor, and allhough ho perceived he was not indifferent lo C irohne, the passion inh's bosom was stifled. 'I must not en- . . ... ii i t.t i. i ilrin urn- 1 1. iiin tini- t-.ui hit -i ml ;i r I InCS I in:) rt. , . J . " . ' . ...I i V"" a,m canno1 PB" '"" . fil, r v r consenl m her union he lasever j nnj , -m , . r.r i Tin.. In. nnsnneil ,V1 1 01 ,u u?"";rI- . Tl"'.5 ".aso'iLd !m.4 ,M l"!...c",)e!' :vorL'". 10 S"U",U0 , "? nal)V 8ujt ,imJ Jomu ,10 .,.. flly wor. -of (,r l)ut s((J rf,,-ls,,j M lU.-lr ov,ir. ,. lures with gentle hut decisive firmness. Her father wondered ut her conduct, yel would nut thwart her inclinations. He was in tho decline of lifo and wished to see her happily settled before he left the stage of existence. It was long ere he sus pected th it young Henry was the cause of her indifferenre to others. The evident pleasure she took in hearing him praised, the blush on her cheek whenever their eyes met, all served In convince Ihe old gentle man, who had not forgotten that he was nnco voting himself, that they look morn than common interest i:: each other's welfare. Thus satisfied he forhoro in iking any re ntal ks upon the subject, but was nut dis pleased at the supposition, us thu penniless Henry would have imagined. Henry hid now been about a year in his employ. Mr Dana knew nothing of his fam ily, but his stiict inlegiity, his irreproacha ble murals, his pleasing manners, all con spired to mike him esteem him highly. He was pruud of Henry, nnd wished him to np- ' pear in dress us well as manners, asrespec- I I I . II. 1. ..I ..I'..... .. .lr..,l I ... ,i, -..,: f ,U wardrobe, for altho lauiu as any one. no nan mimi uuui.i.. i,0 J-ussed with tho mosl scrupulous regard t0 ,,oalnl.ss, ,;s clothes wcro almost thread- ,are. Mr Dana did not think this proceed I ,i .-,, .. ;.ir,rw disnnsitton. and he de , termincd lo broach Iho subject, and if pos- ! siblt-, nscorlain tho real cause this he did j ,lu ,ilnnur wo Imvo related. i g,,,,,, A(tr ,(,(3 conversation look place, . jj,. rj,,,,;, f. ,om(. on business. As hu was ilooking old man who had mil seemed in nn. ,ico ., ..., of Mr ,...., u. ..- Oil Ins staff: Ills clothes wero clean and whole, but so patched that you conhl have scarcely told which had been ihe original piece. 'That is your father I presume ?' said .Mr Dana addressing tlio lady. 'It is sir.' 'He seems to bo quite aged.' Hu is in his eighty-third year ho has survived all his children except myself.' 'You hav once seen belter days.' 1 bae. My husband was wealthy, but false friends have ruined bun ; hu endorsed notis loa great amount, which stripped us of neatly all our properly, and ono niistorlunu followed another, until wo wero reduced lo poverty. My husband did not long survive his losses, and two of my children soon ful- 1 lowed Inn, , . ... m,,vo iveyou any remaining children V '1 havu one, and he is my only support. My health is so feeble I cannot do much, and my father, being blind, needs great ut tentiun. My son conceals from me the amount of Ids salary ; but I am convinced ho sends mo nearly all, if not tho wholu amount of it.' 'Then ho is not at homo will, you V 'No sir ho is a clerk for a wealthy mer chant in Philadelphia.' 'Pray what is your son's namo ?' 'Henry Whitman.' 'lleuiy Whitman !' exclaimed Mr Dana 'why he is my clerk ! I lull him in my bousu not a fortnight since.' Here followed a succession of enquiries wliicll evinced nn anxiety und a solicitude that a uiolher nluiio can feel lo all of which Mr I), replied to her sallslaciton. 'You know our Henry ? s.ud the old man raising liis head from 'his staff; 'well sir, then von know as wonnv a ijuus over nvuu, " : . ii ...mi 1.1 -... .. . 'God bless liim. Ho will bless him for his goodness lo his poor old grandfather,' lie'your juurnny, I suppose we must Invo a wed added in a tremulous voice while tho luurs 1 dinu. chased each other down his checks. I ve nva ony lo J,J t Ii - t tho fiiends of 'lie is a worthy fellow, to bo sure,' said , Henry w ere sent for, and the nuptials solem Mr D. rising nnd placing a well filled purse , n!z,., Hl ,; :, ppo i n tt-d time, nnd that, blessed in the hands of the old man 'He is n worthy 1 wills ihe filial lovu nf Ilenrv and Caroline, young(man and shall not want friends bo as-j,,B 0J pL.phi passed the remainder of their suro'b d.ivsin peace and happiness. Ilu left Iho colfage. " . 'Noble buy,' said ho menially, ns he was! " iiptrj nm riding leisiiiidv along ruminating on his in-1 r, ' ' ' .... lerview, 'he shall nut want wealth In enable 1 'l10 following thrilling and sonl-insnir.ng him to distribute happiness. I believe l,e ; effusion of liberty and glory, is s .id to have loves mv gill, nnd if ho does he shall have 1 '"-'en delivered by iho roiniiiaiid ml of a hare her nnd 't,ll mv property in the bargain.' footcomp .uy in the Iloosn-r Stale, shortly Filled with this prided, and delerniined if !,.flL,,r receiving llm report tli lit Mexico had ,.. ji,!.. ,,. ...,.,; ,i, ,,,, ,. r ilmir I declared war against 1 hi- United Suites. 1 1 i... i .i... 1......1 r... . Ill-til 11, HU lllll.lt'U llll lllL-illM'191 IWIIlll in .M nfti.r CarMua , ..... whs alone 'Ilunry is nhoiil lo leavous,1 said Mr D. 'Henry about lo leave us V slid Caroline dropping tho work shn had in herh.ind 'about to leave us and going to England V sho added in a tone which einced the deep est interest. 'To be sure ; but what if ho is my child ?' 'Nnthin; sir nothing, only I thought wo should ho rather lonesome,' sho replied, turning away to hidu thu tears she could not suppress. 'Tell me, Caroline,' said Mr Dana, ten derly embracing her, 'tell me do miii love Henrv ? You know I wish your happiness,, my child. I have ever treated you with kindness, and you have never until now kept anything hid from your Cither.' 'Neither will I now,' she replied, hiding her face in Ins bosom. 'I do most sincere y csl(,cm iimi ,)ul ((J 0, for)mj u.orJ eU ,;im fm. ncvcr siliJ was fc. ,urnrj The fJnir;Iilcr was left alone, .cnrv . Sili, ho ,,n,(.rig the counting , cl )(J vish lIR connrv shor,. i,, ,i " i ,i- , i i , ' ?i !''.... . . ' 1 rs Sir, 111 3U0IU lour Weeks. I 'If il would not he too inconvenient,' re . . , ai.n,,,. .1 st,n!, p .. . defer "ined Mr D, a 1 . r ' longer, at least. I ,,, u.m ,)0 no ill(.,mVL.lli(.ncl. SIr, and if i. I will oblige von. I will with pleasure It will most certainly oblige mo, for Car oline is tn he mariied in about six weeks, and! would not miss having you attend the wedding.' 'Caroline lo bo married, sir !' said Henry starting us if by an electric shock. 'C.i.o line to be mairied ! is it possible I' 'To hu sure it is ; hut what is there so wonderful about th il V 'Nothing, sir, only it was rather sudden, rather unexpected, that sail. 'It is rather sudden lo be sure, hut I am an old man, and wish to see her have a prntectoi and as the man is well worlhv of her, I see no use in waiting any longer, and I nm very glad that you can slay to the wed ding.' 'I cannot stay, sir indeed I cannot ?' re plied Henry, fafgi tlmg what he had pre viously said. 'You cannot stay 1' replied Mr Dana ; 'why y ou just said you would.' 'Yes, sir, but business requires my pres ence in tho country, and I must go.' 'But you said it would not put you to any inconvenience, and ihut you would wail wilh pleasure.' 'Command nin in anything else, sir, but in thai request 1 cannot oblige you,' said Hen ry rising und walking the floor wilh rapid strides. Poor fellow ho had thought his passion subdued ; but when he found that Croline was so soon, so irrevocably to hecomo anoth er's, the latent spar!; burst forth in an iincx- linguishable (lin. ii ; nnd he luund it in vain to endeavor to conceal Ins emotion. The old gentleman regarded liim with a look of earnestness. 'Henry tell tno frankly, do you livo mj oi.ir 'I will bo candid with you sir,' replied Ilenrv, unconscious tint his agitation had betruxed him. 'Had I a fortune such ns sh merits, and you sir have a right to expect, 1 should esteem mvsell Iho happiest ul men could I gain her love.' 'Then shu is Miurs,' cried iho delighted old man ; 'say not a word about property my bov iruu worth, is belter th in riches. I wasonlv Irsins von Henry and Caroline will never be married lo any other lhan v o.irself.' " The transition from despair lo happiness nreat. l-'or a moment Ilenrv remained" ..li.iit. but his looks spoke volumes. At lasl In, s.iid 'I scorn lo deccivo you sir,' I am poorer iliun what vnu suppose I have a feeble mother ano. a grandfather who me 'I know il I know it all Henry,' slid Mr 1) nn, interrupting htm, 'I know th reason of your parsimony, as I called it, nnd I honor yon for il it was that which first put II into my head lo give you Caroline so so she shall hu ours and God bless you bulb.' I bey separated. Shortly after this conversation, Henry avowed his love to Caroline, and solicited her hand ; and it is noodles In say, that he did not solicit in vain. Caroline would have deferred their union until llm ensuing spring ; but her falhei was inexorable, lie supposed lie would willingly h ive him shoulder Iwn ; hut it was loo much entirely as and hu had told Henry sho was going lo bn moriied in six weeks and he cuuld not forfeit his word. lll.tl .in. I. -in. I .jt,l I... .nnarnnllv ri.rnl. ,.; .if" i ......!.' ,.. ii...:. ., I,. hall havo lo defer It after all, for you have . " """sen, mu .... iu.portant buiincsriii the country about that time.' 'Ilu merciful sir,' said Henry smiling ; 'I did not wish to witness the sacrifice of my happiness. 'I ii in merciful sir, and for that reason would not wish to put you lo the iiicon - venienco of Haying. You said you would , willinely oblige, but you could not indcedi you could not.' 'You have once been young, sir,' said Ilenrv. ,, , ,, ., fii i i i '1 know it I know it,' replied ho laughing , heartily, 'hul I am afraid too many of us old folks foigci ; however if Noucan postpone 'Men of blond mid fiiends of Valtinclnn and tli it old hoss General J.irktiin ! I want your undivided attention. Lightning has bust upon ns and Jupiter h is poured I tin ilu of his wrath dow n the greasy shanks of the Mexicans. Thunder his broke loose and slipped ils cable, mid the mighty valley of tho Misassip revei berates tho thousand tongues hissing of Santa Ana and the small er ignorant fulius that revolves around that benighted and wooden legged popgun of the Montezuma ! Citizens nnd sires on the bloody ground on which our fathers cat iwaniponsly poured out their clarel, free ns ile, to enrich the soil over which we now hover, and watch the ''.vena; let the catamount of the inner var iniiii muse, i.nu prepare lor 1110 cuessy cat 01 vengeance, for the long looked for day has arrived ! The crocudilo nf thu M-issassip has gone into his hole, and the sun that lit king Divid and his host across tho Atlantic Ocean looks down upon the scene and drops a tear lo ils memory I Mosses, I am with you I And while the stars of Uncle Sam, and the slrit'es of our cnunliy triumphantly wave in the breeze wlur whar is the craven, low-lived, chickon-lii ed, tond-hoppin, red mouthed mother's son of ye who will not raise the beacon light of triumph smouse the citidel of the aggressor and press onward to liberty and glory ! Whoop! Il-u-r-r-a-h ! iV li.tr s the inncmyl Usi: 01' FlSIt IN ClSTCKNS AND WcLt.S. In a letter Irom Levi Borne! of Lorain county, Ohio, to thu editor of the Ohio Cul tivator, we find the following : Thosn who are troubled with anglo worms in llieir wells, as some are in sandy or grav e.lly districts in the state, may be profiled by a suggestion which will perhaps save them some trouble of pumping out ihe wa ter. Catch a small fish (-1 brook trout is preferable) and put it into the well. He will devour nil thu worms and fatten on them, without at all iiijuiing the sweetness or the purity of the water, nnd if any are haul be will die, Ibev ran, alter a while bait 11 hook and lake him for the frying pan, and supply his (dice with another. Again: I have h id a cileni of perfectly clear rain water all winner, free frnm all wrigglers, emhrvo niusriuilos, by merely dropping in a few rain-brook fishes, one to three inches long. I hu Itttlu fellows stem to have prospered finely and nro quite .sprightly Ibis winter. If they live through, I presume Ihuy will perforin Ihe same useful service lor me next summer : il not, Iho children can easily soup up enough more in almost any of thu little streams in tho paslure or elsewhere. So much for my experience. II these hints prove services blu to others it will gtvo me much pleasure. . Chuwino Todacco. An cdtlor snys: "Suppose a tobacco chuwer is addicted to tho habit of chewing tobacco fifty years of his hie, each day ol that timu ho consumes two inches of solid plug w hich amounts to hx thousand four hundred nnd seventy five feet, making nearly ono mile and a quarter in length of solid tobacco, half inch thick mil two inches broad.' Ilo wants to know what a young beginner would think, if ho hid the whole amount stretched out before him, and wero told lo chew it up would bo one of llm exercises uf his life, and also that it wnuld tax his income to the amount of $2094. Kvir. PrEAKisn. Dd ynu ever hear a per son of uprightness and strict integrity, ppeak gainst another! If n-i hate, wo have not. It is the vile and unprincipled who are given to liacti-h ting and detraction iUm-, wc had al most siid men who are almost notorious! hid. Wo behove with the poet, " U'hi) slabs m- nimo woulj stub my person loo, Did not iho linnum in's axo lie in Ihe w.y." A (litftiniruishcd nerson unco hs'eneil to an. other who was sexero in lii remarks upon a neighbor, afier he was through, tho besrer re in irkeu : 'Ib them tint a fair siila nl.o character nf the person of whom ynu are s-pp'i'X- ing I Lome ion mo wnit anoil qualities ynu havo reniirked.about him.' There are low men fo bid, cien in Iho c.siiinitioii of their bitterest enemies, win, li.i.n not sonic good nuahtics vnu havu tn recommend them, which they alwaja seem to keep bjck when slandering llieir char acter. Kastehn Ankcqote .- As a woman was walk ing, a mill looked at her and followed her. "Why do vnu follow- mo !" she a.ked. "Rerauae 1 have fallen in loie wilh vnu." ho replied. " bv are you n Ime w ith me ?" asked she. .My ustur is much hanuVniner ; she is coniinu after me. (Jo and mike love lu her." The man turned bjck, an! saw a woman with an ugly fare. Ileing much displeased ho turn, cd to thu first one, and slid, "Why did ym, lull mo a falselmoj 1" "Neither did you speak lbs truth," replied she; "for if ynu were in love wilh me, why , did vou leave mo to lonk , iron mv sister !" .... , , . , if more girls wero ns sensible as this, ibcro would be less inconstancy. Childhood Childhood is liko a mirror, catching and reflecting hinges from all around it. Remember that an inioious or nrofsnn I thought, uttered by a puent'n hps, may onerato on the young heart like a careless spray of wa. lor thrown upon polished slee', staining- it .itl, rust ttl'icli nn after scouring can eff.ee. , s.maht Woman. 'Alt! me.'saidnld Mr D,ncnbury, 'laming is a great thing, I've of. en fell Iho need of it. Why, would you be ' evo ''' no,v l-lv,iv'm' )'car ",Ji and onlv know the names nf three months in the year'; a ,,,..., nril,L. f.ii .... a .,,..,. ',,' the nameii cfllicm when I was a lectio bit of a ga