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THOitfAS J. IIOLT0V,
Kditoii & I'UOPRIETCiU.
Tlio Vurtli.Ciirnliiia Wli'if w ill be ntTurded tnaiih.
arni,,.,, ,, THn Hi)!. I, A lis in u.md ; TWO
IKM.I.AR!- ANU FIITY CKSTS if ..y.c.,l La
del.. nil lur I urea iiMuillia j ami 'i ll l( f.K iH.f.l.AUS
Ml tlm ucl of Ilia year. Nn (taper Kill be iliseuu.
tinned mil il all arrearages tr .mi, ixe.iil ul lle
oili"ii ol tlm Kihinr. ,
.VUerliacii.i ul ilKcrli il at Our Dollar per aqiinfo
( 1 li ii f leai, this sii.-.l type) fur llir (iiM in., r.
I.", ami da ccnta lor aaeli uwtititt nance. Oinrtiiri.
verb-cinema ami fciirrirT'a Malm cliaigcii "5 fer
rent, Injjiii-r j ami 4 aii'tiuLiiou ui 3j prr ctnt. will
h,i tu nit from the ri J ular prmea, for ail vt-rl. sera by I
tl.o re if. AMUrrfi-emerita titarrtrd ftinutlily tirj
Hiururiy. M l nrr aquure fur caeri fimr. Smi.
IHWIIH.J I u V. . m f .Ulla 111! va.'M l..
I j'l'oatiiiaali ra ara aulliomcri la ael apcnK
' The lli of Krbrmry.
Tlw f.Ji'.winj; ti.lr, a r.iti ii for t!r oTaaion,
w.i utif at Tl.wtuii, &t llif ei !i'ttr:.Iifn of t) fine
liuiidrnl n.l t wcMy -fnuitli ihlminiry uf Ilie
li.rth d.y of (. ore Wjaliiiijj'mi.
Vrlr.Hfi tn l'ie d iy li-turi.inj,
lh.4nr alill l" ll. ft,
WftiU- tl.e lorch uf V illi i burning,
" I .if a Krrfd.Nii'a alt ira glow !
Sr Uie ll.-ia Ihtt ll ( ua
b.miibrtiuf mi n.utiu r'a bil
FiJI ttie .ifln li fclrrtcl.ril In talc u,
Sa ifa i.iiirn (Vrcwr t!i l
Ilt-ai the tale of ynalliful r1"'.
W IiiIk vl 1'ril.nn'a rci-ud band
Firnd IW r ( . I tin' al'.r,
S(.nfjil ha r wliK' o'i r arni land,
Wnen the ird rroaa, or.itHily rfrran.irf ,
Ktioaaawvt Ilia frif afcr'a drrk,
Vltrr lh gtlt!fn hlita. f Irsmn.p,
ti-r tli itcli.Uiir uf (JurUc.
Iok '. Tin' aliaili.v on !i dij
Mark U hour of t!ci li. r atrilV,
IJayaaf teirnr, yaara l iriai
hwaif a uatiuu into iii.
Iha ynutk, become liicir Iradri I
A;l hrr Uhl-d lyranta yi. ld ;
T'""iei hia arm tlia Lord bath fracd btr ;
Cruva hurt oa ll.a Un t- BdJ f
Vin it E.jlj)iri;'a an id Implitlon;
Nut for him an carll.ly rrvwit !
Ha whwa a word hatti fmi a n .tion,
- itkf- Iba ulT-rrd acoptr down,
tic a t I Uruanlua 1 qui-ri.r afatxtJ,
Ka at fiy a ft-op ' ch.4ei,l
5 a lac I'-lnot'a Uaa rpiuj JrU l i
lltar tlw, Fai'.Mr'a dying i!
Mr Ilia nm tlitl you intirrit,
Hy lt uff riAi;" y' Mall,
C'lii riaU Ilia frali-rii4l aiirit;
Iar. yrnir miinlry firat of all t
I.iain no lt idlr nuralmt-a
. ; 1 If il bnda aiay on u.nlad
D.iul'1 lr pflrMit arlwtaa aiinfrv-tinna
W'lurosf lliat Ha irojia iimj aiJ '" ,
ytief! W, whoac rara liaae tinglrj
i Wtii ilw .liarord-noOa of ahanH ;
AVr, wIim. tr a thrir llo.id tiara (nidg-led
Iri t.H. baf'le'a tiiuii:l. r flin. ;
f;.tNrinc. t'l'.l It" lisly iii'.rniu
' I .if Ma ll" ''"'I from al tn ar,
Hrr ihy ! nai'l, lied Iby warniBj ;
Tratt ala. hi!c wa bauor tin' 1
f"ix tht Amnirtn I'rinn.
.... omciHd a rissHcsis,
STO.iTcf thoPICXlCAN BLOCKVIE.
BY " THE VNKNOWN,"
I was an cmcer on board (if an U. S.
i'iood of w.r in lfiIH and we were on a
i i . rvt i : i
crunr d jwn a. 011,5 the eo-t of ."Uxico, which
at that time was bbfckaded by the Freui h
-qisdron under Admiral Haudin.
This fKi indron h.nl I'cfi on the
soma mon l a s and as thev were not pLiii.il-
I. J to I4lld. the crew, f-rej but poorly for
fresh provisions on! our duly as '
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V II IlUfr PIT I till- U ftJ I AVlti in-" V ""'
r . .
wh'eh i usually extended to del. fiber in
the grub and Vibible line by naval ciliecrs
of different nations
. i:., r..i.i.. inl.v an anehoran off Sad-
T-lfii l..a nl. Wri ('ma it fiimi.l lli.-it rnrtl
Moskaded by a frigate, the sloop of war'lcd for Serrae. Ho was in high gleu and j
Creole, tbin commanded by the Fiinc de so-m bad encased btm-ilf in my iinifot m
Joiunllc, mid a saucy little sixteen gun blig, which fitted him as Well a- if il bad bnn
the Dji.ois. an oflicer of which I once took
... . . ....
oe-,,,ou loob!':- Uerc.uatter will ba re-
- his name wa Serrae I made his ac
quaintance on tho Grt evening after we an
chored, being tent on board on fluty, and
liked hint the moment we met. He thought
he spoke English perfectly, waj a gallant,
Cnj looking fellow, about my own ago aud
full of fun and humor. His English was
oW lo laugh at, and I eould understand
it although he Frcuchitied all the hard words.
As I was ashora every day I used to
smuggle off my pocket full of fine fruit aud
many a bottle of good wino to Serrao whom
I visited as often as my duty would permit.
One night whon I went abroad and we had
discussed a private bottle in bis little slate
toom Serrae, with that shrug which only
a Frenchman can make gracefully, said ;
Mon ami'tcT is one ting tat I varee
tnaooh do envy you. You are vcr kind
jou bring me so fruit superbe and wine
dolieieuso but tore is one ting tat you can
not bring to me I"
'."'What is that, Serrae!"
' " 'fa pleasuro of looking npon to bright
eyes of zo ladies of converse, mix tet.i ! A
Frenchman, vould razxer be In h in to
society of ladies, znn iu Leaven wizout tern !
X IUJ'Pwi.1 tCfJ UajT JOll SCO ICU1, allaa" '
Ye I bavo tbe pleasure of being ac-
quainted with scvotal very bountiful Indies.
(jcnrral Urrealins oiiHofiliR nr.fiitil:iii.rh.
, , . -r
tcra iu the world and tbero aro few ladies
; niot beautiful tbuu tlio lady of Geocral
Satita Anna." 1
" Oh t.ion ami, yon act on fire my heart,
!y te god of var I t ill go on bhore I"
" And bo taken and hot as a py V
" Ho I shall not e ipturo T"
You'll bo aure to bo captured if you ace
Donna Anita Urrea!'1
Ye (ball acc Mon cber cball observe
, in J I v i II go and you shall oblige me
now I know you v 1 11 not deny mu !
" How obligs you!"
' I vil ciplainl You can lend lua on
uniform all xa same a tat ticb you ve.ir, I
peak r. Engliali perfectly you know, and II
vil go viz you to Ti-.it to ladien !
" And I would break all the points of all, I will manage the ret !'' As he fpoke he drew a crushed bouijtiet
courtesy and neutrality by taking au officer j " Well if zat is all 1" and as be fpoke from beneath the breast cf h;s coat kissed
of a belligerent nation into ail enemy' city ' bo gave the usual fliruc'. it- smelt it, and then returned it to its " sa-
that be might observe its points of defence ! In a few moments after, I introduced fed repository ."
Serrae what do you take me for!" J Serrae to him ns mid-bipman Ii vnl of the ' ' emptied bis last bottle of nine and I
Tears taitcd in the poor fellow's eye, Ontario, and having given the lat'er the went aboard mj own vessel and retired
for I spoke indiguantly. Scuing my band bint all again appeared to !ok smooib ahead, riot to sleep, but to wonder what would be
and pressing it to bis heart ho aiJ : J A moment after I purposely approached done with me in the morning.
"Mon dieu 1 Mon dieu ! How )ou do the commander of my f-hip. j The time came hoau enough. 1 v.... .'tut
mi-understand me. Not for nossing would ! " Who is tint strange oflieir in our uniform for by the captain. As I entered the cab
I your honor rompromi-c no I my bead talking to Mr. Itarbot!" he asked. " lie in I saw that a ga'e was brewing, for a
would blow to ze devil before zit. My eyes doosu't belong to our hip !" i heavier cloud never hung over Table liock
ahould co uossiii but so ladies I should " No, ir ho hails from the Ontario than that upon his L-o.t.
corn to lake xe advantage dinhoiiorable !" Uarbot says be met him in New Oilcans j " What did you aiean, Sir, by comproin-
"I believe you, I regret that I wronged
I., .i. n,. tl.n....l.i '"
to me tat you ill be favorable to my grand
After a few more glasses of -:e I wnt
rn. . ..a mnnn a.in,.
. . .
jIUgin my own COt ureanilOJ 01 I e lor-
The next day as usual, I vi-iled the city
land was annoyed rsthrr than pleased atic-,
!eeivin an imitation to attend a ball that
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evening at the reaiJrnc. of General L.r.a ,
' " "
the wish of Scrrac without eouipromNing
i 1...1 i .. i.:..i : i.,..- i A..n ..-.i
how I eoulJ accede to '
myself or endangering him. I was obliged .
iu couiU-y to acci it the invitation.
. . . , i .i t
l pou going on i a.onsiuo me La-.
not-and eommunicalel my dilemma, to Jcr-1
" AU mon ami you are mu my heart.! " Aye aye !" muttered the old inanJTcll me, Sir, quiek before I make out
And now in sis you will oblige me!" ."thaf. the way now. They cant go to charges against you! The service is going
3 j ' i
"It will be dangerous!" Nantucket or tape Cod for officers as they to the devil !
Zat is so much xa bettare I Danger is did in my day. They must go to New Or-j I waited a momcit and then without pre-
pleasure to z brave !" i !eaus and get danciug masters' sons, or the ' varieation told hint be whole ttory clo. ing
' I will think of it I will give you an an- Lord knows what. The service is going to by saying that I meiely did it to olagc the
" ' I I,
swer before tomorrow night! the devil going to the devil , poor fellow.
" Uk bienmon ouii my heart asserts' Our captain who was a noble old man I " OUtge in? by going below aud conoid-
rae. He did not seem to think tbe ball anyirJ- 1 too, sprang luto the circle w UU about
obi-tac'e at all a ,,umlreJ n'- twenty pounds of beauty
"Zit is to varce place I should deli bt Clinging to me like a uoiiey-suckic to a liem-1 .wvr'E not ANTED. My dear, said tne u-rriuie evils oi polygamy, ituai a sie must go the entrance for colored p. o
. . t- i .:i T ... ..C. lock tree and felt happy in the thoui-ht that ' Mr. Dogber y to ber dau;liter, " you should curious result. I hope this strange cu.-tom . .,,.. n R rlirci, she in ord. red to sit
. .. . . .... '
lauies, dance viz t m an ami not run ze
ti-k of beitiiT ob-erved ! Ah vou n.u-t let
vou n.u-t let
me eo it Tou oblitre me, Mon ihcr smil 'l
....... .i .i t -i .
li-.ir ttiern win ijo uLnera ijesiae uie who
spe-K MiglisU well .
' Fardonncz do not I spcok ze Eti' lish.
t;j ; -
- 1 1 ... ,,.,, I I., IVornl. V
very w.n but your accr nl is l rer.eu .
Kw imvo not y-x hU. Mi-moiim Mus- '
noH ami Cirbolou lo.r! otirMiP? !
.... ..... a
This was true. J Iu alluded to two olliecrs,
f . i, . , ..i., rr,,,.. ..,rl, an.l
Ul VV I - II1' n W I w wawa-o m v ' " - -" ,
v.. ,.i., - firl,..,.. I .niilil aav
: brought up in .ew wriesn. 1 coui'i saj
no more, but promised t j call e
lly with an
extra uniform of my own and to get a:, in-
; dilution for him.
J ho day woro on and as
mod lueK bad it, ju-t neiore stiusei n
. . . S . .1
.I. of war Ontario came in and anchore 1.
I i, tcrinined lo let S. rr ie have the credit
' .r i ..: - -ri m r ..I
Ui lit J 'ILL vtii- "Jl ili; un'U" i niiui.f
I knew would le at the ball that night, for
dare not introduce him as an oflicer from
our own vessel as proba'dy olhcn of tl.rm
' 1 ... - i 1 lv,.df would ..It. nd.
i U ruinii and nt the iiroiier hour I
made for biiu. It took us about half an,
i. .i . . . .. i . i
hour or i.nee quar.crs ,o reaeu ...u .p.ay,
distinguished but a few days alterward as
the place where Santa Anna had his leg; before the fist of Serrae dashed full in his i i;0 'er-," said lady J " low co.ild you be American world, upon the subject cf Euro
shot off; being reco-nized bv the sentinels j face hurled him to the f.oor. j SUie that your wile would liot core mo. e a-; Pca dress he is much n.oie lihely to err
and officers of the guard as American olli
ecrs, wo were at once permitted to land.
Usually when I went ashore to spend an
evening I sent the boat off to the ship, or
dering her to come for me at some designa
ted hour but on this occasion I bade my
coxswain a trusty old seaman to wait for me
d run" if l!
ve the bovs
itc mc ikjis
and to be ready for " a cut and
came down in a hurry. I gave
money and told bin. be might gi
in the boat a couple of glasses rpiece, but
io more on any account
Serrae and myself now leisurely strolled
up town, ,or ,t was cany yet. ....-
h.m to apeak a. soldo,,, as possible and nev-
1 I : 1
cr in the presence of Americans of whoso,
vicinity I was to acquaint him. We stopped
iu at two or three iaa,la$ and " indulged "
so that bo might bceoino fully assured and
at case iu his now position.
The hour of nina or thereabouts fount
us at the house of a Getierul then acaree
heard of, but aince well known. 1 was,
warmly welcomed as also toy friend whom!
I introduced as an officer of the Ontario,
j.iaamw.1.' ?uwwcrcprfUlittwvtt -
J tcrod except citizens of tho placo and I be -
'gan to feci very comfortable, for Serrae
lin iinnl-n :..n,;u1. u..lt .......... .ir
1 1 " ."V"-l!
had got along-idc of tbc beautiful Ahiu
and wa reeling off love ynru at ilia rate of
j fathom minute, when to my horror in
came the captain of my tpiuc-I and with one
1 of the Creole ofli eer of vhoni I have pok -
i en B4 frotu New Orleans
TI.A 1:iMi.r U'fiM n
, cliivalnc and noble iicaited teilow and tliu
moment bo m detached from the hide of
the commander 1 approached him and
communioattd my flituation, telling liiui ho
"What can I do for you by dam it it
not it most agreeable place fir me !" t-nid
i'arbot who poke almost u bad Enliih'
"Only claim to hive known him in New
Orleans where I introduced you that is
they are jabbering away iu French like two
inotikevs aloft iu a eale of Mind !"
who won his commission by bis bravery iu
tUe lat war bated giitiemcu tailors as he
cHd thosct who knew more about rigging
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themselves for ball than fitting a shin for
I -i . -t i i i . i. v
, acuon i'"i aiwaav-iusin ma iniuui aj
i asserting that the service was going to the
i bo evening uow began to brighten. Com
rany gathered rapidly. Musio biruck ut
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and many brilliant Mexican beauty wa,
wbirling over the Boor cio-ely clapcJ by
vntriin over ina noor eio-e v eisst.eoi na
, , J
ber chosen cavalier. At intervals servants
: 1 . i . .. t ...
bora auoul waiters coveisd Willi ices and
wines cigars and cigarrcttas were uot want -
iniT. ( were thev ever in . ball-room ? Echo
" -' " ; - " f
tt . a, f.K. i,i, il,f nf ,"nt,J
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pleasure to my f.ieud Serrae,
-ic.u.c m ...j ...vuu ..'ui.
lime passed on livelier and livelier grow
the arrne t-tirtiiera ehnm-ed. until af l.i.t
I minu -pivi..il nmt fit rt nl i!auii t.i r.t I
i - ---- , a-" -
I , . . , . ".
w" 0,K' 01 liumi.er, ai..i s U''"'i',
j a gla-s of pui.ch cooled with mow ft out Or-
". .1 11 - - . I
I IZaha 1 110 ! letlC II Hail urn. HC'l tllC .ej.
iorMM r icc tcao" thrir LUl
1 - , Jj
MIlt'M 1 lltuia 11,0 vol; u ctric in
.'llnl niiivrv U 1 rt I il III n rii-v! 1a.l ti nr( tf l..-m
- . a. . a . . . . .
I IU !! l ktlV ' Vt.V VI a.'V,ll H, III -'U I
"b-j - - - i
room. Setting don mv j-lass 1 hurried to-
warns mm mm inunu nini surroutiueii ry a
. .. IS It .11
Zl " Q moi'j .'Hiicau uniceri ai:u coiiiron-
i "c " 1 "' . ns " "a '
: captain ot tl.e pun, an.l a: o was aware
that InviiiT been educated in the United
States he must understand English well.
" Sare again I demand, did I imWstand ie-s Cm you t. II me w.cre f.n I o.rd ihs
ait vou sav zit wix six lectle e-.it boat vou'',l,n il was tllat ;,,at ma. struck th other
, c .
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cou.d dnsc zc trench .anou from r.,
I " f, Mr, I Saul I he .Mexican in goo.i
hn-u-li w;lu a slight accent" but what is
cat-'that to vou, an American cflici r
sympathies should be with us and p.ot with
those beggarly Frenchmen!"
In vain Itiied b reitch S.-rrao even to
catch his eye I could tint for it was
!.. - .!.!.... l : . ... c i .. i . l
, e u,.,... ,.a. ociec nan
the la't words lilt the Mexican officer hp
"Take zat from one of te beggarly
Freiiclin.cn !" be shouted as he struck him. j
"Serrao fly or you surely are lost!" I
cried "come with me I"
At that moment I saw the eye of my com -
. . . .. '
maimer nxed upon me. 1 would rather
have seen old Nick himself. Siezin? Serrae.
I almost forced biiu out of the crowd which : Xoo'it V'kcVn'e i'nii.l steam lhat'.j
'-' -rrrT? -v 'iu,.,"iLrsc
we 1 as tho audacity ol the b reneliniHii.
- ... . I. i i i !
Oneo outsido we ran for tho boat, and
fortunately reached it before tho alarm was
given. The crew was ready , thanks to my
' r,r.j.ii ih.m tii.M ten Wsrrt fcf.nl! (vilinr mil
""T "V"",, " " f " " ,
j towards the outer anchorage as fast as .sh-
en oars in good hands could propel us
After wu were fairly out of danger I n.-k- j
cd Serrae what could have induced biiu lo
act so rashly
Mon lieu moti ami could you stand -of !ltor- locked aud exclaimed
I . , . , .. . n j . ii " Why, wo only see our faces." " Well,'
, still and hear your untioti called miserable, .. ', , , ... .
J isaid alio tipsv, " lho-6 faces will bo youi
I coward ! He any lucre tiefs ho say i feu-.l.aii.ls when vou are Married."
could take i-ecx. little gun boat and drive
us ,.11 from zo coast, lly gar he lie and 1
Ml bin, so ! Mil tonnero I could take our
UiaW Wij i wlcc U U Uatu ua.u:
! Ueggnrly Frenchmen, all 1 I link ho vil re-
, muinbui mo some lime by an' by, ah 1"
! Vm. .,..- ma lnwllnr Sr.-.... t.i.t
. ft"' - ' '
' you have got me into a scrape. There'll be
no more liberty abore for ine, or fruit for
you, now. My cajjtuiu Lucius all I taw it
in his eye !"
1 "Moncher I n m sorry I have implicate
vnn l.nf if it. li.if K..r.l f.ir In .f'lf 9.. 1'if..
ot inv owu l.iEzer I couTu Dot sustaiu lat in -
suit. I ore not fur ti fruit, but I am sor -
j ry if I injure you V
" Oh, never iuiud ItjJJl, all blow over
noine day !
41 Zat is true I have, viz mo
" What ii it!''
" Eoolc at zis from zit charming lady
" daughter of Sheneral Urrea ia it not
iaing your country, we our flag every
Ul.iii" last iiioht . air ? Wlmt il'nl inn n.c ,n,
erins yourselt under trrest ! was the reply,
I ... i , , ,
. I I I, P.. A H 1' a n k r. . I n n .. . . m
j mree wcei.s una.-r arrest ana a severe
reprimaud was all .bat I get for "obliging
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OBEY. SO ObPE S. Edward, said bis
mother to a boy of eight, who was truudling
hoop in the front yard, Edward, you servant in ,e r,,!, States, this matrimo
nii t go out of that gate ...to the street. p.n ill?urtg mon pcrnjalJC,t ,,, Lf t.
I .o, ma, l won t was ine reply,
' . . .i i i i
- ,QRO " ,,Ue ,".'0, 1 0 "cr fur-
pr..,c she saw EdwnrJ in the street, engag-
(eu in uie very eonyirg employ n.eni oi man-
, uf''fr,."2 "lrt P:es
' D.lJ" 1 te 1 -vou' f.,lJ sLe '"S"17- uot t0
go turouuh Ihc g:itc I
i e.i, i ainui moncr, was tne very sat-
Well. I didu-t motier. was the verv sat-
uUctary reply, I uinOea over Uejnne 1
not bold your dress so vety high iu crossing
; the street." I
. l-1c11 lna rori;C(' tt nini,, ,ow!
shall I ever show the beauty of my flounced
pant aletts th at Ii a ve al mot ruined in V eve-
SI Jit ll finite ! Till UrC I dotl't Care I
i - - : -
beaux do look at me."
II, re .l,0 Voun - lad v -:vc a kinJ-r area
. 0o!c ok: the left shou!de '
t , 1 .1 . . .....
i'.r. L'Otn'rrV then W't;t III a rout " ll'..'
;-r .. .. r .1.
; ' nii'i tut; niiu ui uuu'iuin.
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il ill Itllll'll IU I t'l II i ! K f.
A sailer was called oicu lo stand as a
i witness when he was ihusexatiiined :
I Well, sir, said tne J.tw,er, ao vou Know
toe plaint, n ami uefrndatt T
I don't know the dril of them words,
answered the sailer.
What ! don't know tbe ne.n.ing of plain
tiff and defendant, coutiiued the lawyer
a pretty fellow, vou, to come here as .-i wit-
, AUft ,,, l.inn.ct,f i4 ,)ie Mijr.
( At alt the I iiinaele I mid the lawyer,
j w l.at do you n.t an by tha
, " '") '. ,T
lawyer, ana uuui kcun
w nai atait tne i inuai-ie ni-aus.
llo ers the poet once said : One day I
was takin- a diive with Lid v .feiev in her
caina;e wh. Il 1 .-.pressed (wit., .'lent sin-
Ct r if v l in v re-rr, t at L. lie ii inn :i l-Meil . sa v
- v . y , - r , - ' '
" , .,, P, .v Mr
. sriiiii'liiit. v f l t'tiif tt .ri:jr ! r ' i :iv .it
lj0l't tomcimlij chr than u hut f on."
A drunkard being urjed to drink the
i.r.. ,....., u.....e.. v. -
isli and invigorate his ereltures, and beau -
! tifv ilis rooU,r00i P wid he " water is
, my ins looistooi. .-.o, laiaut, lcris
t . . It .- 11-
diinuerrous very. It dtowns people it
: Jic,s '"to their chests into their heads ; and
Tt is ft Ktnfiilnr fact ihit women rannot
J0nj- fvom precipice ol any niaiiitudc
', without becoming instantly dizzy. Hut,
)VI; W SI I IliOTe Ml?l ir. I Ui IZI.ieS
I departs tl.e verv moment " somebod v " puts
nroum,-,ier vaU w H k bVr ,om
A gipy woman promised to show two
young ladies their husbands' faces iu a pail
U((t of lluknpM ejm,,u ,,lti.. aa
--;tr" devil said wlieu lo looked into au
MISS MUUItAY'S NEW VfCKK. I shall condemn yourself." " Well, wassa, me
Tor thu auiu-eineut of our reader's, we'0' n'an mo take ten lashes, end mu hope
, extract from Mis Murrnv'n unii-i ..f inn.1
t. ' "
' tlie United States, tbc following agreeable
. cu'1 c'iat
IIKNRY VAttl UKE IIKU.
Ou Sunday I went to a chapel in Brook
lyn, to hear the brother of Mra. Ueecber
fctowe preach to a very crowded eonrca
t'lLlfl. 1 1 i ! I In nil uunii.. nf irNl r.lnrin.ii.f.3
, wngiuuinj, in m ie auu jn.iiiuer too
i . g iuea uut a was
. eminent! V tirnelicfiL and an unirli nf (ruth
aj wUdom was to be culled out of a fon.e-
..what rujued and infoimal chain ef argu
meiit, that noeve klun.bercd and no person's
attention tliiijcd during a very long dis
course. wafiiivotox mviNO.
We paid a morning visit to Washington
Irvinp. lie is a iiiui-h younger looking man
than I expected to see : iiolhin; of the pet-
.e.. aim Poiici favorite in l.ts Minple, re-
tiring manner; lie was all and more than I
i i r t i- n .1 i : ..
G.ii.iriil uiiu i it-it. uuuiiuycu )ieuAuie iu
sucb an introduction.
Today I dined Willi the 1'rcsideut, by
the formal invitation of a week. The par
iy consi-ted of about tbtrly-tn o. I sat Lc
tneeti Mr. Brodhead and Mr. Ashley, two
members of the Senate, who have pi-sed
oiue time in England. There were a good
many ladies, but more gentlemen. The
Fienidetit and Mrs. Fierce fat opposite, on
each i-idc of the table and I was near the
former. The dinner was handsome and
well arranged in French fashion; flowers
and ft u.t only on the table and one dish at
a time handed around. In the reception
room, tberc were Fotne.splendKJ white came-
lias, covered with flow era, which I think are
!j larger herethi.it any with us; great use is
! 'ade ot ine ur-UK.; J,ycopotiiuui and the
Stfwn, iu the ec.mposii.ou of orna-
I mental bouquets, some of which were piaced
at ,,lC di,p0!a of ,Le ladies. At o'clock
j the party broke, having met at 0 o'clock.
i A Moiimo.n pellgate ioconoke.-s.
A "'manly, respectable-looking old
man, with a bald head. I did not inquire
! if bo had twelve wives ; but ait amusing
accoullt i-ds tt(.., givea witu regard to
... w .. ..
the domestic arrangements of tint strange
i . T... . !. .. .. I. .I.e. & :.
lifHU l L ai'flllh I XL Mlll'll LIIH IITS1. HI P
I ' I -
wants belp iu tbc household, she petitions
ber husband to take another tpou-je a pood
cook or a dniry woman, for instance, or a
seamstress ; so one wife is a housekeeper,
another has the cookiug department, a third
manages the nursery, and so forth ; ami as
fl,..r !. a sntull fliftiflilfv in f-rffiiiiv rvriA
ter ordered household than could be attain
ed without it. I am iufotmed that the do-
mesne troubles of a wife in tbe United
K..s a ,.. ... . tlu, ; ,
fclave coul,,ri(.P) sl,e thinks it far more
convenient to be the lirst wife with half a
dozen bubotdinate ones, than to be sole
l-riiiiir it ItJi (lirt It!iilt'iiilomiai tinntf
:...".r '' '.T: X.i 7: '" .
sorval)Ul and the discomforts ol bad dinners;
bo that, Ilepublieanism, and an unnatural
attempt at equality, have caused a return of
win not spreau over me cmou.
1 dined at the Secretary ot State s, with
a large number oi diplomatic gentlemen
and only four ladies besides myself. 1 he ;
French minister sat by Mrs. Marey. and I
had Mr. Marcy on cue side and the Spanish
and only four ladles besides myself. 1 he
. - . . . .
inini-ter eti the other. The tnnuer could
not be otherwise than agreeable. The Si c-
... ... .... ! . - -1. . 1 ' .. V 1. M. .,!.!
""J n aim, n-ieeaon.- mu
.,.,,' ,...! 1 un ,,nt :,,i,i.l to ;..'.:.. itl. 1, in. !
" ...... - ... j -
!!;!. - . 1. 1 t..r,iil ltf.ni nvurainn t '
llt.ll.V OL'WUt .1 I'U,IIV -r
court dresses. 1 tound out the who. esc-
eiit aft'-rwards. In bis drawing-room tlicrc
w nn hiterestin picture, painted in the time
is nil iiiterest.il picture, paiuteil 11. trie tunc
t of Louis XIV, of the Kinj and lecn sit-
t:tn in tli .. circle, wlaie some eav ladies ot
the, court crown Uci.iaii. in Frar:!;'.:ti w-.ih a:
wreath cf laurels. Franklin is uneoiitsrni-
nated bv .in attire more gay than his tjua- i
ke. looking habiliments (though it seems
he was occasionally si.iuced into a court j
dr.?-s, for a velvet one beloiinin; t him is
still preserved,) and I ... the ladies
around him were not itl, -nit a littln slv tri- i
i . i a . I .
uim h of tlnu own on the ootviMon t lint
I ' risetotl.e picture; but it is evidc t to
me that scene was not one "f a public re-
! eeption. for no geiil'enien i- present i ".ept
a'.I.ir, to ii.ir the kit.'. Secretary Mnrey ins (i
tinnkl sei'tii.ieniaiiy leu astray in l.is cru-
: sade agaiii-l r.n'.opean hneiyby this pic-
'litre. 1 don't the !ea-t believe (an accus.i-
''" lll'ilr'i bcreilbat bis motive trss
tocutry favor with the Amtitcnii public,
k" '"' WpM all n.'iy Coat and l.epnb-
lieanisiii svnonvmoiis terms, lie is a down-
riJ ,ono,t n, if ever I saw one; an
with all his tiletits and knowledge of the
II Jill siuip.icr man u?e u. neinuuur
on the other side could only express hitnseif
in French and Spanish, ami a the Secretary
tontines himself to plain English as well as
! " " v ....
, coat ,he minister is frequent
., , .- - . e. ' ,.,.,,.. , :,' ,
ly ol'! 4e ' 'ecou.se to an lutcrpre
, ., . couftr
a I. tliinL-a la iin-nn viii i. lit
f ttlllVilTiiV Ci itl lfV rT(
T,)fre j, ecr"uill,J great 'at'tachmcpt be-
I. - . - f
in I m-le "oin. One irentleman told mr
gentleman loiu mr
; that he iias a distant plantation, which he
1 sometimes visited alone ; at ditiner-time he
; finds a table loaded with all Linda of deli
; T iv.-rinn v... "
str.tcd will, an old darkey who waited, up-
ot, , uselessm-a. of dressing, fowls, turkeys,
ceese.d neks, ham, &e., for one person, " No
matter, massn. When massa comes, must
have good dinner on table, whether massa
eat it or not." A negro had an unfortunate
love for brandy, and though in other res
pects a good " boy," be was caught stealing
ids favorite drink. At seventy years of age,
hi master did not wish lo punish him severe
ly. So lie appealed fo Elackey 's own eou
seienee. Harry, you know you deserve cor
rection ; but w ith all your faults, you have
a notion of justice. Now, if you think it
riU,youiLou'.d w uupuLisLcd ; ii" uot, you
to be Letter. And lie went out, ordcre
I.I nnm.U, 1 ...l....;,.J . if
without a murmur.
TIIK FRENUIMAN AND T1IK BNAKf.
A f. ...... i i : . : .. it.n
o .i e ir . i .i ,
South, a few miles from a town where tin:;
iii . r i
linxltninl wi'iit in I'tciv iiinrmri" for In .a pin-
piouiieiit. . lie procured a hore, and Ins
wile made him un ornamented bridle and
smartened him up, and be was to ride back
i l j l . i r . T
wards and forwards to avoid fatieue. In
. . . ..iti'l
ronnn.' Iminii nru dnr. a raitlriiaki. lav in ;
a threatening attitude in the path ; the
horse Blurted, and, when pre-ned to pan,
threw his maMer actually upoti the tvtile;
he jumped up and ran one way, the rutili'
snake making off the other, and he tu.'J hi-,
wife : " Never .saw a unake so dom scared
in nil my life!" On Christmas day I walked
to cli in cii with a younir lady, nbo-e family .
i i t -i .i i i . sent nau inane up uieir i in us yii lue iri
reside within a few tulles ol this place, Lut . , , , , , , ,. r
1 ' n.n!.. tl.n. I.n.il.l ...l. nA.il- I I.M l.ta Mt--T.
,1(v take thl;lr rei.idence iu
juri1)lr .ie Bi,lttr
LIVING IN IMTF.I.S.
r . , . j .i . .i i i -. r i . i i-c
1 unrlcrtand that tb habit of hotel life
:.. .-l - . . i .1
, !.,,. 'jhis is pattlv cueouraired bv the
roubles ari-ing from servants ; the older In-
diei get rid of house ke ping, atid the young
ladies are indulged w ith constant toeiety ;
but to English taste this mode of existence
would be unbearable continued noi.-e, bus.
tie, and excitement, and no n-poi. of inind,
and no home duties. It is advantageous
to a foreigner, w bo wishes to become ac-
nnniriti'il ivirli tli nrnnln nf flir. rniintrr !
but I fnoul(1 surpo,c it must be ruinous to
,ie mariners anj the Jomostic character
0ftie , ,lor c.1!l(j of ..oul, 011101) . r.jvo!.
;.r and indolence must, he eneoiira.-ed. for
Lny regular plan of industrial occupation is
a hope.s attempt in such plaoes as these. I
would rather take up my abode in any farm
house in England, than be confirmed to frit
ter nwny my life in any great American hotel.
Still, for me, as a stranger and a traveller,
ills uncommonly pleasant; I find acquaint
ances from Cuba, California, all the -southern
States : from each of tbd Northern
even srime from Canada, naval men, who
have visited Japan ; politicians, judgca, bish
ops, botaui-ts, geologists, educationalists,
philanthropists, abolitionists, slaveholders,
voyages of discovery men, and men who
have been i diit of nil these thirgs rt vari
ous periods of their lives, with a large uuui-
.... ,, .... . ,
ocr oi ladies, all willing to converse, and
. , , . ,-. . ,
vyinj in kindness aud hospitality towards
vying in kindness aud l.ospitality
me, tie ouly foreigner sud stranger among
NKHHOES NOT H:EE IN THE NOUTK.
I will conclude this subject with one more
anecdote, tor the truth of which I can
vouch. A Southern ladv and gentleman
biought a mulatto slave to Cincinnati, who
fell : ..h some aboliiioni-t- and
i,Lere. 'f1 a ".,',b 8on? "foliii" .1st-, and
Her master and mistress observib? this.
proceeded to New Yol k, where they told the
girl that they did rot wi.-l. to retain a ser
i . . i -it 1 t
xaTil " will, .t,a giving ner twenty
dollars, they added, ' Take this money and
your freedom.' The girl took it, and went
out. She entered a theatre, and was told
with the blacks. Trying tor a place in an
omnibii, the drivtr says it is no place for
her. She hurried back to her mistress to re-
furn tDe nionev am eutreattd she mi.-ht be
t-.on or i-iit back to that South,' where
nuci- r,rpie arr f,(C,
A WirE is Trouble. " Fray, tell me,
n,l- .I.r nl.,1 I. I i. rt. ..... C ll..'.. I 1 ' I
v..... ,v, i.-,t nun.
"Oh! such dist-race. 1 bavo or.en...1
( - ,
fiTlt ot oil 1 Ii'Iti'IS. MililV1inr If 1,1 I .. ti .1 .
. " ' ---...
oresseii to myseit. i erlaimy it looted more
like Mrs-, than Mr."
i "Is that ail ? What barm can b
i mat an : iinat Harm can oe in a
: wife's opening ber hu-batid's letters ?'
lut tli" contents: such uisjrraee .
"What, his auv ono dared to write mc
a letter unlit tor my wile to read "."
" Oil, no. It is coached in the most
chaste language. lat the lii-grace !"
'J be husband eaet iy cauuht up the let-
ter and tommei:ced reading the epistle that
iiad been the means of nearly breaking
bis wiles heart. Header. uu couldn't
, . , ,i 1.
"iicss itie cause i;i a coons a.v. It was no
! other than a bill fr-uu the iViuUr for nine
years' subcriptiou I
The iii i-t sensible wimm in :.H crcstion !
She ought to be admit:cd a lnen.'uer t.f the
A Toper's Oiuk ti'-.ns th Water
old toper lein urged to drink the beve.
r:.;'e prepared by liod hiiii-ell' fi tiouri-'i
and invigorate his creatures, aui leaulify
" No,' said tho topor, " water is danger
ous very. It drowns people it gets in
to their diesis into then- heads, water ou
the brain, for instanc;. And then, too, it
makes that iuferual steam what's oilers
blow in' a feller up. Water! No; 111 drink
none on't ; let them drink it what likes."
T'nrtii lit.itirr nrfej flint Honor di'nLinir
was slaw poison,' "t;uag caunot be understood. The foreign-
" True," said be. "I've drnk it forty era retain their clannish spirit ; their cus
vears. Others have had mv full share of ,0's. traditions, habits, yea, and language ;
the water, to which thev were welcome, and ""X ''0'"' foreign colony in our midst as
you take what remain.'" I distiuct in fact from us as they are iu habit.
Toper was declared to be a gone case, thoueli they are under our 'government. It
and pat recovery. t''1 we depiecate. It is this we would
lie did uot regard the foreign-born citi-
Tbere is a lady in Eortoi. who is babitu- I tn with feelings of dislru-t nor hatred nor
ally so sleepy that her curiosity cannot be ; did the party. lie could cordially welcoina
awakened. j them, but be could not accord to them the
j power to rule aud ruin the common country.
The scive throuuh w bich the man " strain-1 Mo luan felt more charity for tho mifr
ed every iierve" is for aide at half the first, luoes of oppressed lands than be. Iu this
A yonnjlady being reeommended to ex
ercise for ber health, naio! she would jump
at an offer and run her own lisk.
Four things come net back the spoken
word, the speedy arrow, the past life, and
the neglected opportunity.
When is a woman a vehicle? Wbcu she
ii a " little sulkcy."
TREMENDOUS RATIFICATION 3IEET
ING IN WASHINGTON.
A very lare and enthusiastic meeting was
held io Washington City on Friday uigLt
laxt, fortlie purpose of ratifying Iho nnniina
tions of tl.e American Convent ion for Fre-
Bid- lit and V lee J rehiuent. hlonuent and
, . , , .. , ,
c ut husiui-tic Pliceche." were le iveicu by too
I ... . .
lion Andrew t'tewart, of l'emifylvania,
the peiitleiinin who nominated Mr. Fill
more in the rhiladelpliiii ( .(invention, lloi.
n t . .: ii ... n r i .i : r l i ti
J.' Wl A', v. ill.lilie , vi winu, nun. r ii.
i , , I i . i- n i i
naillj nun. v i';riit iaruuiia, nun. uuun
. ' . . .
J. Ci itti iideti, and others. We eive lelov
a synop-is of Mr. Ci itlciiden rt marks as
we Cud them reported in the American Or
gan. Il'.n J. J. Crittenden was then introduc
ed and received with great enthusiasm.
He commerced by saying that it was
useless to attempt to proselyte now ; all pre-
. . . . i i . .i .. . i . . .i .. . - . i : -
' , , ' , 1
' now made, the contest is opened, and il is
! Inr tli-il. -.t.li-. 1,1 win tli.. fl.il.t. flint. t..rir it.
I , . ., . .... , .
fe most pa lantiy. "hat kind of a party
. ? i -. i i i
nau ou : is ii not ini-unc vnii.ii in.-isia aa
lie in ;t in proura I action taut .'Mncneai.s
shall rule America ? What parties oppose
1 you T Who e.iu ft and before tlio American
people with any hope of success, and con
test the great principle that binds us toge
ther ? Un tiiis principle we stand. We may
fail ; I think we i-hail triumph. Cheers. J
lie had no antipathies against the foreign
ers ; the party has none. Let ll.e oppress
ed .Hid dow n -trod ilc ii of all nations come
to us. Let them thaie the beucticei.ee and
justice of our laws. Let them share our edu
cational facilities. Let them share oor lan
guage and our cu-toins ; but we tell them
iu all kimlness, I otli lor their sake and our
ou n, thai tin y must leave us to manage and
govern the country, tor in their bands, uu
iii'customed as they arc to its delicate ma
chinery, it will be wrongly directed, aud its
power will be thrown ngaiii-t itself, aud all
will L-e involved in one mass of splendid ruins.
J be w hole phiio-ophy ot our principles lay
iu one memorable order given by the Fath
er ot his Country during the darkness of
the Jievolution : ' I iace none but Amen-
cans ou guard to-night !" There were brave
nu n of foreign birth iu the army ; but they
Were not sons ot the sou. J he rnagic at
traction of patriotism did not biud them to
the land. The tussiuirat their hvartstrineit
ndi not. iui tiic ivuiiui iu VI4.U.-C oi-iiru
. , , .. ,
they were euf,at:ei, but lor the country re-
yomi u.u bea. i ney iM-re iioi iq lue man
or born, and could not say, " This is my
own native land . I Bun '.as it not pol
icy, and was it not philosophical, to placo
ineii who were bound by those magic lie
in the most responsible situations ! And
it it were best then, is it not tbe policy of
the nation still, to place none but native
born patriots at the helm of Stale, the most
responsible of all situations to us at this
time ! And should our forcigti-'uoru brothers
object to this policy when it is so constantly
followed uiiiier cery other Government t
And how did cur party arise. Tbat it
was tbe work of an overruling Providence,
is evident. It was the work of propagan
disin. It was from tl.e germ of patriotism in
the hearts of the people. Units first mani
festation, the peoplegntl.ered silently around
it, drawn by their own feelings to enlist in
the cause. It spread silently aud surely,
without noise, without effort, being rolled
I , , '
jouwaru i'j it
s once stalled. .
evil weight, when it was
Like the wind it is said that
no one knows any thing ol our party whence
it Cometh ; and some even at tin- .lay aro
so mc-utali j' blinded as to say tht thev know
not whither it goctl. ! L-iughter. Hut, t
his u:il:J. it was evident tli.it ' it got til to
ward the While House as its home, and to
ward the Capitol us its place of industry V
'in at uj pi a u.-e. J
Vie have thrown down the trauntlet let
them take it up who Will we are ready for
toe tight. Wur raiiss nie lull, but we have,
room still for those who prefer to struggle
'with us to lighting against us for it has
conni to tbat point. And let ibo.-o who aeu
the trutii e?f our principles- at tiiis the ele-
venth hour, come to otir banners and receive
tie: w . Icon. ing hand from tli.oe who have
boruu the heat and burden of the day.
To our iiatural'U'.'d bieti.ren wc say, we
do pot b ve the foreigners less than when
we tir-t extended an itivitatiou to them to
find a l.Miie :'t du. o prcs-Moii on our shores;
we do not love ttu-iii b ss, bill Ire te our
t ii.tr. : more And wc tin l thatif wedonot
protect the ark of our l.berties from the
a proper d support of ollieious bauds, wc shall
l.eitivole.ini cue common destruction.
When the cmieraiion to our country did
not exceed 1 H.t'UO per Year, we did not feel
the ef.eits (f it. Tboe who thus camo
aiiioi.i! as were absorbeu in our customs,
and thus forgot their native couutry in a
measure, aud strove to become American..
Now the small stream has become an over
whelming torrent, and threatens to submerge
the whole land. Instead of mixing among
us and becoming a psrt of us, whole coun
ties are found in which the English lan-
very ha.., not many yearsago, he nau spok
en at a Meeting in which the citixens of
Washington were raising money to send to
fuiiii-.li stricken Ireland, and be had intro
duced a bill in the Senate, which was pass
ed, appropriating P"':"1."''-1 from the Na
tional Treasury for ihe lenctit f tbe st.rv
lie implm 1 the mlurallzed cliizen t
come to tin assistance of the country of hit
choieo. If the American pirty is suec"
ful, you are as richly re vard,d as we iu its
iLcix-Jcd piv-;H...iy. iLiuli it C2, Jvu