Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon, August 30, 1861, Page 3

Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon dated August 30, 1861 Page 3
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SJUNT MARY’S BEACON LEONARD TOWNMD. THURSDAY MORNING. AUG. 29, 1861 District Meeting* Our rAativis will bear i® mind that to day ia the time designated for the voter# of tfcia County (o meet iu the several election districts, and elect five delegates from each dialrici to the County Convention, to meet in Leonard Town on Tuesday next, which 1 Convention ia to select three delegates to the State Right Convention, which assem hlea in Baltimore on the 10th proximo. Without Aithority It will be recollected lay our readers, that vc announced iu an issue or two buck of our paper the appointment by the I Baltimore Union Convention of Henry W. Thomas, as a member of the Union Central Committee for St. Mary's county. We are now authorised to state, that Mr. Thomas was not present at the Union Convention in Baltimore, and moreover that his appointment as a member of the Central Committee was made without Hi* authority or approbation. He is neither afclialvd by principle or sentiment with •ny mch party. Lodged in Jail In our last week’s issue, under thf above caption, we referred to the capture of a runaway slave of Mr. John A. Burroughs, of Charles County, and stated, that the ar rest was made by Capt. Gray, of the Fed eral schooner. Bailey. We have since been informed that tlie negro was arrested by R. 4. Marshall, at Piuey I'oiut, who evaded himself of Oapt. Gray’s intended visit to our village to have him conveyed hither. The Policy of the Government The conduct of the Washington Gov ernment towards Maryland furnishes, we think, an admirable illustration of the an cient apothegm—“whom the gods mean to destroy they first make mad.” Instead of endeavoring to win by kindness and gen erous behavior the strong Southern senti ment of the State, it appears to have left little of outrage untried to crush out thi.- natural nod deep-seated feeling of our peo ple. The plainest principles of law and Justice have been overridden to make Re publicans of us, whether wc were willing or otherwise. A* was to have been expected from the adoption of sueh a policy, the southera sentiment of the State has not only bravely u*d its ground, Ihil is to-day stronger and more determined than it has ever been before. Where the Government has made one convert in Maryland, the Btate Right sentiment has been increased by ten. And this should surprise nobody who is capable of appreciating the plainest lessod* of history. The Government has proscribed where it should have conciliated. This fells the whole story. Persecution for opinion sake has never since the world began henefitted any cause hut the one it was intended to destroy. Under its ban, sects and parties have arisen from the smallest and the meanest Itegiunings to the heighth of power and dominion, and thus it will continue to be as long as the of man remains as it is. Even when men arc dearly in the wrong in mere matters of opinion, a prudent Government will ab stain from persecuting them It will recol lect that, though “error is no match for truth whan let slonc, it has very frequent ly been found when oppressed to be more than a match for truth and power com bined.” It is but a sorry excuse for our Washington rulers, that they have op pressed us only or chiefly upon the invita tion of “loyal citizens” of onr own State. They should have acted rather upon the promptings of their own wisdom sud ex perience than the counsellings of men. many of whom came to them, doubtless, with an accusation against their neighbors in one hand and an application for oftce in the other. Neither should they have for gotten, that on or about the I9th of April last, some were foremost in demanding a bloody resistance to the passage of the Federal troops through Baltimore who are now apparently the deepest in their confi dence and certainly the loudest in com mendation of their persecuting policy.— They should have had sense enough to have known that lhee men followed them either that “thrill might follow fawning,” or to gratify an envious hatred against men belter and braver than themselves. If the Government had bad virtue enough Unbare driven these creatures from its presence and magnanimity and wisdom enough to j have adopted the wise and enlightened} policy which MeCulloh is now pursuing iu Missouri towards the Union men of that Bute, we do not say that the State Right men would have belted and turned up Black Republicans, but we do assert, that the Washington Government would have bad a much stronger bold upon public sympa thy in Maryland than it has at present or can ever have again. ] The Court of Appeals. We see that the other counties of our Congressional district propose to select d<*l gates, not only to the State Convention, hot also to a Judicial Convention, to nom inate a candidate for Judge of the Court of Appeals for this Judicial district. In view of this determination, the people of St. Mary’s county should make provision to have the county represented in thi Con vention. We think, however, with all , due deference to our State Right friends iu the other counties of the district, that it would be better to empower their rep resentatives to the State Convention to make the nomination for the Court of Ap peals, and thus to save themselves the trouble of calling a separate Convention to do what their delegates to the State : Convention are perfectly competent to per form. Jukes, Joking The illustrious Chief Magistrate of our blessed Union is said to be an exceeding ly clever fellow and to he unsurpassed at good practical jokes, of which presently. AU will admit who have rend his mes sages, we dare say, that be is a superla tive mimic No man in the country can take off the Revolutionary Fathers in hap- ■ pier style than he. Only hear him talk when the Constitution is his theme, and a maw is willing to swear upon the spot that the very makers of that aucieut in strument are then and there present before him, and there can he no mistake about the matter. It is icry diverting. Indeed, wc think that mimicry is our excellent ruler’s forte. Others, who know the man better, assume that the true role of the President is jokes, joking, sod that he is never so happy as when joking at the ex pense of the Constitution and the laws. ! Witness, they say, those jokes of his about | the 70,0tK) men, about the Hainan Cor pun, about the Baltimore Police Commission-1 ers. asid many others too numerous to mention, but particularly his last and lest joke upon the freedom of the Press! This is quite overpowering, wc admit, but be fore giving up the contest, wo must take i occasion to remark, that there is such a thing as carrying a joke too far. Wc can by no means feel confident that His Ex cellency can afford to cut another j<*ke at the expense of the Constitution of this country. —— Capt. F. C Armstrong- We learn that this gentleman, a native ! of this county and recently a Captain in the Federal Army, has re.-igned his posi tion and is now iu Richmond. The News Since our last issue, we have boon able to learn nothing from tha scut of war of a character to interest our readers. The most profound secrecy on the part of the belligerents, as to future opera- j ’ ions, seems to prevail; and all the ru mors that have heretofore reached us. | as to “attacks on Washington,” “cros sing the Potomac” and the like, it is now ascertained, were but idle surmises or unfounded speculations. Our cxchan- : ges rcjKirt the concentration of a large (Confederate force at Lor.burg, and, we learn, from a private source, that the force at Aquia creek has been largely increased. It is rumored that a large flotilla force is being fitted out at Wash ington, for operations somewhere on the Potomac, and Aquia creek is designated as tlie point of attack. As, in the rc- ] pcated visits to our village, we notice i that each renewed one has been made j with a greatly increased force, we would suggest that ILeonard Town is, most probably, its point of destination.— Troops, in large numbers, are reported to be arriving at Washington, but we bear nothing, from that quarter, indicative of a forward movement. The “on to Rich mond” cry has been again raised at the North, but Geo. McClcunan will proba bly profit by the late dearly bought ex perience of the Government, and not risk an engagement with Beauregard, until satisfied that he has great advan tage in numbers and more than a fair chance for success. Intelligence has reached us of numberless arresta during the past and present week, among which, wc find, the names of several of the fair sex. Our State, as usual, figures prominently in the list, and Montgomery, Prince George’s and Charles counties are the localities iu which arrests have been made Mayor Bcrrett of Washington, and Pierce Butler of Philadelphia, have been consigned to Fort Lafayette, and the wife j of the former, together with Mrs. I Gwiu, wife of Ex-Senator Gw in of j Culaforuiu, is now a prisoner iu 1 Washington. A Mrs. Greenhow, and two young ladies. Misses Philipps, upon the charge of “violent seccsaion pmciivi- . ties,” have been, likewise, arrested. We also notice a partial suppression of the anti-war newspapers at the North, West and even in Baltimore. The New York AV us f Journal of Comuurc *, Day ‘ Hook, CrremaH n Journal and others, io> | gether with the State Right papii* in St. . ! 1*3(119. Mo., tod tL? Baltimore Exchange, Lave Wa ' Buppr.*aed, in tutu, or limited as to their range of circulation. A strict inhibition has been laid upon the of thebe New York Journals at the South, the Exchange is forbidden cir ' eolation iu Alexandria, and the St. Louis f popeis have been entirely aap< oded. IV hat new tyranny the Government will i devi-e, we leave to conjecture. but, that ; the people of this country will submit I much longer to the despotic oppressions of the Washington Government, is, to say the least, questionable. - [Communicated. ■Messrs. Editors. —V arious communi cations far rile last two or three weeks .have been published in the “Beacon,” t recommending me to the voters of i?t. Mary's County as a candidate for the Senate of Maryland Ever obedient to the i washes of my fellow citizens to occupy an} position, which may be assigned, that they may suppose will be advantageous to the general good. I would willingly ac cept the candidacy upon thij occasion, but I am of the impression, MPMbh seems to be general, that we ean secure the able services of a more experienced and distinguished gentleman of our County. Col. C. Billing sly, for that high position —so it will give me pleasure to give | him my entire co-operation and hearty | support for the position which the Couu jty looks upon him to assume. My ■ sincere thanks to my friends for their • high consideration.—l know full well they appreciate my position. G. FRED. MADDOX. [Communicated. Messrs. Editor*. —Your issue of this | morning contains a notice of meetings to 'be held in the several election precincts ;of the county, fur the purpose of select ing delegates to a county Convention, : to be held at Leonard Town on the 3rd |of September, to elect delegates to the • Statu Convention, at Baltimore, to nom- Jin ate candidates for the State offices.— j This is as it should be, and the recom- J mend at ion of the State Democratic Cen tral Committee will, no doubt, meet with general approbation. This is in | tended for State organization only.— i There is another organization, however, | equally impoitaut, and which ought to jbe based upon the same principles—the | organization of that party, in all the i counties of the State, opposed to the i principles and policy of those now in I power. The party opposed to the pros -1 ccution of the present unholy and un- ] | natural war, waged for the *tibjugalion i of the South and the destruction of Southern institutions, those of Maryland 1 included, to result, unless speedily cheek- ! ed, in ruinous taxation, universal bank ruptcy and the ov?rthrow of the liber ties of the whole country —the North as well as the South. In the organisa tion of this party no old party lines should be recognized, nor no party ma chinery called into action. It is nnpor- i taut that the best and wisest men he | selected for the important trust to be' trposed in them—men noted rather Tor j coolness, sagacity, Judgment, discretion and firmness, than for strenuous adho- [ sion to party, or a rash and clamorous i enforcement of individual opinion how- 1 I ever right that opinion may he. It is I likely that men of this class will nut be I j apt to court public position, indeed,! | may hardly be induced to accept it in | the present crisis of affairs. The situa-! | tion of such men in the next Legisia- j j hire, it is easy to foresee, cannot be j otherwise than unpleasant, standing, as 1 they likely will, iu a small and power less minority. It becomes so much the more important, therefore, that such men i be selected. In order to accomplish this. , let us hold no Primary Meetings and no Convention for County organization, but, rather, a large, geueral Mass Meet ing of all the people of the county, without regard to political opinion, ami ; let them select those whom they shall j choose to serve them. Let those pelee j ted, he elected without regard to their | individual wishes, aud leave to them the i responsibility of attending the meeting !of the Legislature, or of leaving the j county unrepresented. No man, likely | to be selected, would refuse to discharge { the duty thus imposed upon him. These suggestions are thrown out for • public consideration. No day is named for the holding of a Mass Meeting aud no individuals designated for the popular se lection —these being left to the suggestion of others, and to more competent hands. LEONA HD TOWN DISTRICT. August 22nd 1861. ■■■ ■ ■ [Communicated : Messrs. Editors. —The persistent abuse which the conduct of the General As sembly, iu the presence of a most ca-1 lamitous crisis, has elicited from North ern presses and Northern men, and which has found envenomed expression ; iu the speeches and resolutions of the late Union Convention in Baltimore, ren ders it incumbent on the friends of. Southern and State Rights to endorse i by unmistakable action, the conduct ofi those who have so fabhfully aud fear ; le*sly represented them, whether at An-' j unpolis or Frederick. I Betrayed by her chief Magistrate— j trodden down by Northern hordes—her most distinguished citizens torn from their homes aud conrigned to the felon's cell—the State of Maryland did not quail before the oppressor, nor cease, through her representatives, to utter her indig nant protests against the invasion of her soil aud the oppressors of her people. If, at citizens aud men who once were free, we have to deplore the impotency of mere legislation to remedy or prevent —if we still writhe under the infliction of wrongs and iu&ults which a retribu tive future, only, can aud will most as suredly revenge, —it is given to us. now .at least, to honor those servant*, who,, in the hour of trial and danger, have been*fuund true to their duty, and who calmly and bravely met threats and violence with defiant legislation, and ex f hibtted, in their manly aud indignant t bearing, hatred of oppression tempered 'by wisdom. To rnr>n. so reewflv and severely 1 J fried, the gu •rdn*th’n of liberty may Ik* safely ri committed; aud. it is duo 1 alike to them an 1 to onrsrlves. irrespec ['Htp of pau iiNneo and, per bans, wise ; exceptionable legislation, which, iu the presence of more recent and really heru- ‘ 1 ic conduct, will be wisely and geoer r ously ignored, to bestow on them that measure of reward which, in common with the majority in the Senate and House of Delegates, they are fairly aud honorably entitled to. Animated with these feelings, we feel justified iu placing before the people the i names of GEORGE 11. MORGAN and ,I*. I. DURANT, as eminently qualified to 1 represent ns in the next Geueral Aiwem ! i bly of Maryland, and. with this view, do name them as candidates for re-election iu November next. ST. MARY'S COUNTY. August 29th, ISGI.

MILITARY TERMS. The following definitions of military t mis very commonly used by writers, will !be of service to many persons in reading | | descriptions of battles aud military opera tions : is are rows of felled tree* deprived j jof their smaller branches, the remained; , interlaced and employed for the defense j of redoubts, isolated posts, or fur blocking j up roads. j Ah Adjutant (lenend is the principal ! organ of the commauder of au army in I j publishing orders. He has the charge of 'the army correspondence, Ac., and among J I his active duties are the establish incut of ' camps, inspections, control of prisoners, j and making rcconnoissaaces. Ambulances arc flying hospitals for the conveyance of the wounded with the march of the army. Barbette. —Guns are said to be in bar ; belle when they are so elevated that, iu j stead of firing through embrasures, they 1 can be fired over the crest of the parapet. The result is a wider range. Embrasure. —An embrasure is an open ing out in the parapet, through which the cannon in a fort is fired. Base of Operations. — A secure line of' fioutior or fortresses, from which advances j •are made aud upon which troops may * retreat. Brent. —ln the United States army! ‘ brevet means a commission to hold rank I in the army at large, as distinguished from j ! rank in a particular regimeut or corps, i Brigade. —Two regiments of cavalry or infantry constitute a brigade. Cadet. —A cadet is a warrant officer, : and warrant officers rank below com mis sioned. exercising authority by warrant only. (\dib<’r. — Caliber of bullets is deter mined by the number required to weigh a pound: of guns, by'the weight of the shot used; of eolumbiads, mortars, and howit zers, by the inches of their diameters. Cartel. —Au arrangement for exchange' j of prisoner*?. Cam mate. —Vaulted chamber with cm-' brasures fur guns, mi! used ia war at j quarters for the garrison. /Jrfifading consists in raising the para- i pets of a fortress, so as to conceal its in- i tcrior from the view of au enemy uu au elevated position. ni. —All tactical maneuvers I intended to pass from close column to the order of battle, are deployments. Ih'rixian. —A division generally consists 1 jof two brigades, commanded by a inajor | general. Enfibidr. —To sweep the whole length of the faae of any work or line of troops ' by the fire of a battery, t Esculmk —A place is taken by escalade when ladders are used to scale the walla. Esplanade. —Empty space for exercising ! troops within fortifications. Fascines. —Long cylindrical fagots of • brushwood, used for strengthening earth works or to make firm looting on mar i shy ground. ! Flank. —The right side of a body of men or place. Thus, when it is said that the cueniy, by a flank march, outflanked our right wing, it is meant that the ene my, by marching parallel to our line of battle, put himself iu position upon our extreme right. Foraging is often confused with maraud- I ing. but ia the systematic eollectiou of supplies by authority. Inlying Picket.— body of men, in campaign, held ready to march when cal led upon. lyoi/gmnit —Tu a siege, Icdgmcnt signi | tit s the occupation of a position aud the { J formation of au entrenchmeut to defend * | it against recapture. i j Fhkrt. —Literally, sharp stakes. Gen i orally used to specify a detachment whose 1 ; principal duty is to guard an army from • surprise against recouuoiteriug parties of the I enemy. Jfedoubts are works inclosed on all sides, j ! generally Mjuare or pollygunal. liirhochri. —Guns fired with a small j charge aud a low elevation throw rieho- j j diet *bots, which hound along the ground or ramparts. Salient. —The salient angle of a fortifi cation is an angle projecting toward the country. Sally Parts —Openings to atford free egress to troops for a sortie or sodden charge from a fort. Say. —The sap is a method of making 1 trenches, in which the workmen are pro tected from musketry by sappers roiling a large gabion (e . a cylindrical basket tilled with earth) toward the enemy. Shells. —A shell is a hollow abut, with a bole to receive fuze or slow match, aud tilled with powder to burst it at the end of its range. Squadron. — Two companies or .troops of eavalry. Subaltern. — A commissioned officer be low a captain. Tartirs is the art of handling or man I covering troops. It is frequently cob i | founded with strategy, which is the art of conducting war. ) FiVfcftes.-Sentries upon outposts, placed 1 to observe movements of the enemy aud to j communicate by signal. e j for Hebei Children. I A alafot* for Andrews, ar gallant and brave. He’d shel oceans of blood to unshackle one aavt. 1 B Poison Butler, who solemnly swore ile’d ciqHuie ihs lotteries or never eat mors. C is Cndw’allsder, we’ve jentlemen jaiWs, Why should we com,-dam if our Colonels are taiton ? ■ O stands for Douhleday, a hero no doubt, !In Fort Sumpter he staid when he could ni get out. R is for Ellsworth, inglorious Zouave, He sleeps in s bloody, uuhafloweJ grave. F ••Fima and Feathers,” so pompoo* and 10ld t He lays his plana well but hia egga ail get cold. G stands for Greeiy, the mighty Tribune, Just as aafe in this war as a wan in the moon. H is poor Hicks, what a pity that Brown Dtd’ut see that his orders were all written down. I stands for the isms that rise in the North Which the hrsins of our Yankee invaders pour fourth. J Colonel Jones, in a terrible fix, j For his bitterest foes are the men of the 6th. K Keiaa offered to keep the streets, open, you know. So we’ll send for him when we've a deop fall of snow. ! L stands for Lincoln, he should not forget. The battle’s not over, he’ll oc bombarded yet. . M is the murderous spirit that Hows I (u the hearts of the mothers ana wives of our (bea. j N is the news of ru't Sumpter's defsat > When a million of freemen sprang to thsir feet. ! O for Old Banka, who’d rather he slain, Thau go to to hums and teach dr nciug again. j P for Pierce, the stay-at-home editors swear, ( Oh would they be willing his danger to share Q, the great pageant thal very few saw When the Marshall wu taken without pretence of law, R Rodger* of the Relay, small honors they gain. Searching ladies who pass by the Baltimore (rain. 8 Sumner and Seward, the safest of men, .No weapon they wield but the tong le and the pen. i T stands for traps that we know how to set. We’ve some ot the rarest reserved for them yet, U Flie two Unions, one sunk in the mud, . Aud the broken one can’t be cemented by blood 1 V our Vice-President, though 1 ’ve not heard, j Midst the tumult ul war that he’s uttered one word. ■ W for Wilson, whose murderous band ,Of cut-throats and thieves long to plunder our ; I land. 1 X stands for Xerxes, once three millions of j men Were subdued by 300, we’ll do it again. Y stands for the Yankees whose actions reveal 1 Hearts cruel ns tigers and harder than steel. Z for the Zouaves, the net lambs of New York, Pm afraid they must f tten uu crackers and pork. Abolition Notion of Tiiincs —Tim “Anti-Slavery Standard ” (Garrison's paper) of this week, goes for au exchange |of prisoners with the C. S. A. right off. | 1 The Washington correspondent cays : 1 The government will not exchange ! prisoners for fear that the act would be in | itself a recognition of the Jeti*. Davis gov- j ! eminent. This position is very unsatis i factory to a large portion of the people and j troops. It looks to them as perfectly rid- , iculous for the government which, to-day, , is not certain of being able to protect the Capital itself, and which has less troops! iu the field than Jefferson Davis this very j day, to refuse an exchange of prisoners of war for fear that such a proceeding would give color to the idea that the rebel gov ernment is possessed of belligerent rights. Mr. Cameron was fool enough to sup pose that men who had fairly beaten him in a great battle would consent to be snubbed and ignored for the sake of con ferring a great favor on Mr. Secretary Cameron! Tliis is the great question of the hour: Shall we acknowledge the war, or pre tend that th: re is only m li:tlu it.surrec tiun somewhere down South ? Acknowl edge the war, and let prisoners be ex- * changed, aud then proceed to put down! the belligerents—to subjugate them, if the thing can be done. If not, give, them a good thrashing mod bid them go ' iu the Devil's name. | The following order has just been pub- * lished by the Postmaster General ; j J Post Office Drpaktmknt, Aug. 24, 1861. ! The President of the United States di-J J reels, that hie proclamation of the 16th | inst., interdicting commercial intercourse with the so called Confederate States, skull i be applied to correspondence with those i States, and has devolved upon this depart i went the enforcement of so much of its interdict as relates to such correspondence. 1 The officers and agent of this Depart ment will, therefore, without further in i "tractions, lose no time in putting an end j to written intercourse with these States by ; causing the arrest of any Express Agent jor other persons who shall after the pro i mulgation of this order, receive letters to * ;be carried to or from these States, aud ' will seise all such letters and forward them to this Department. (Signed) M. Blair, Postmaster General. Thb Last Wori>. or Mas. Parti ngton. —lke goes for a soldier; Mrs. Parting : ton makes a forewell address. [“lke my son, stand up while I ’dress you ; bold my bonnet and specks.”] “Fellow soldier; ;It is the abandoned duty of all to be patriarchal in these times, and to hand down, unrepaired, the glorious flag to all seceding generations.” [Here Ike cum-1 meuccd counting off the newfoshioued ■ cheer, and swinging the old bounct up and ' down as went in, one, two, three ; tiger.”] “March hesitatingly into the contented field, and if a rebel demands your quar j ters, tell him you had but three, and the i last one is spent; then, if he won’t quit. > and leave, ’quit yourself like a man. and i may yon have a glorious campaign of it.’ | The Fire Zouaves —The Fin* Zouaves seem to WWOinpl* tely disorganized. Ma tor Looser has found it utterly impossible to retain thoi* at their quarters iu the iLi- I tery. Tenfti tafth'hait to accommodate tho four hundred aud fifty members of tho i Repinv ut have been erected on tho I grounds, but of the whole number, only • sixteen men remained in them last night. | Armen! g iard were placed at the gut,-, but lliu men evinced such a deturiuiualioQ ' to leave and visit their homes and frien L, that it waa found almost uselos to exact passes from them. Major Looser has h;; I a consultation with Gov. Morgan, and it has been determined to remove the Fire Zouaves to Bed Joe’s Island, if permission can be obtained. Aa application was ac cordingly made this morning to Col. Smith, commandinsr at Governor*# Island, to have lied loo’s Island appropriated to their us , hia reply haa not yet l**fn received. If the request is not granted, the regiment will be hopelessly disbanded. w Peace. —The peace movement appears to be gaining strength all over the oemi try. It is gaining here, and the next ebe tion in Maryland will show, that “peat* hath her victories not less renown J than war.” “Coming events cast their thai.- ows before,** and the shadow of a great victory already falls upon the path of tin opposition; hence it makes them uneasy. when they hear the cry of 4 1 peace and , diced taxation," coming up from the peo ple, in all parts of our good old State. Neutrality not to be Reccon'ieed.— The administration has determined not to recognise the neutrality of Keutucky, but , insists that she shall come nut fair .rid 1 square for or against the Union.—G>r. i I*hita. Inquiixr. I _ (Tbituara. Died, on the ISrh instant, of Consu na tion, Mrs. Klixa A. Drury, consort of ! Win. 11. Drury, in the 32nd year of h r i ag< *’ In the untimely demise of the subject of tins notice, we have another instance <>f the inysteuous wordings of Divi ie Providence. In the prime of life, and in the full enjoyment of all earthly happincM, she has been called away and her “spirit gathered to the home of her fathers.” It iis not our object to write a history of |, t | life, or to do her memory injustice by an , attempt to chronicle her many virtues In ! the domesticc circle, in which wo knew 1 her best, we will speak of her. We km w j her as a fond and devoted wife, as a kin I | and affectionate mother, as a beloved and j obliging neighbor, and as a devout and l pious Christian. Reared, from early I childhood, a member of the Roman -Catho lic Church, *die remained through life a firm believer in its teachings and a ms*'*k follower of its doctrines. Gifted with gay and winning manners, and fond of society and all innocent recreations and amuse* incuts, she was adored by the circle ii j which she moved aud will be mourned and ,1 lamented by all who kii‘*w her. In h“P ! death, it may be truly said, the com muni j ty has suffered a loss, the poor and needy I a friend, and society a model and Useful member. Rut, let us not mourn her |o§ jto earth, but bo consoled with the knowl- I edge, that she has found a purer aud b.ip i pier abode in the world beyond. The j portals of Heaven have been opened to re , ceivo her, and angel’s garments have long since displaced the sooty robes of | earth. Thei, let our grief be subdued I aud our hearts lightened by the remem brance that “our low will prove ker eternal gain.’* * OBITUARY. Died, on the morning of the 10th insf., of Consumption, Mrs. ANGKLINK K. DUTTON, aged 42 years, 8 months and 28 days. “She it not dead, but deepdh.** The ?object of this notice has been for a number of years. an exemplary and con sistent member of Good Hope Baptist ; Church. Her religion was eminently solid | and practical, showing' itself in a faithful i performance of doty, in every sphere where female piety is wont to shine, “Trusting jin Goo with all her heart and wind.”— Though the disease, which terminated her I life, was of a lingering, painful character, rite bore her protracted sufferings with un complaining fortitude. With her mind ’ engrossed with spiritual things, she wait ed with cheerful resignation, the time when God should call her home from earth. A few moments previous to her dissolu tion, turning to one of her daughters, she •aid, “I want to sleep.** frying her head in her lap—a smile—a feint gasp—“tho silver cord was loosed, the golden bowl was broken.** but so gently, with, so little special premonition, that h seemed less like death than a sudden translation. “Life so gently ceased to be, ll lapsed in immortality** She sleeps with Jesus. Bright seraphs ' were doubtlessly hovering around the pil- I low of the dying saint, aud aa the seal sighed itself from the wasted tenement, they bore it, with jubilant songs, on tbvir buruLhed piuions, to that rest, a here ihu blandishments of sin can no lunger allniv, where none abide but the pure aud the blest, where God in bis glorious perfection dwells, where there are “No rude alarms of angry fees ; No cares to break the lane rspoec; No midnight ebada, no doodad asa. But sacred, high, sternal ■soa." Standing by the newly-made grave, I too would drop a tear of sympathy, to the | memory of departed worth fragrant with good deeds. I too would rejoice with tho*o ' bereaved by this dispensation, fur she has gone “from gmoc to glory,** leaving words of cheer, like foe perfume of ruses, and * trail of light, marking the path by which she has ascended. “Precious in the sigh: of the Lord is tho death oi his saints.” J-r- 8 j A Hjemny Aug Ist, 1881-

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