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CHAR-LOTTE, 3ST. O.VjfiLIEUCXji X, 1856.
THOMAS J. HOLTOW,
Kuu'ou Si 1'ttoi'uiitToa.
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'Tl.. Vnr I ..( ..riilin. 111 ii .. .11 it. . fr,,..le.l ... ... k
,rfl!,rr. .t TWO ltoLJ.AU.-4 hi rnivaiK;; THoj l"e s-crs of wL-h to break that vow. j " fiao the right gait, and ye'll meet the
IH)I.L..9 AXO -IKry fl'J.'pW'J', ' 0u contrary, they often Belauded right guist," a the three girlish figure flit
,t ti .-..( tut yer. Si popi r will be d, I tu,ilr "'"-lorn in devising it, and swore teal- ted awny iu tho drkness.
l,lluldtlUII rl.-ufJe. .KH.HwpiaUttjlj to it anew. j l.'ivc -too minutes elapsed, and Margaret
(lit lint' r loim, tlnamtud lypr) lf Hie lirl ,i..cr.;
lent, lupiicrj nd iiilui:ti..n 1.1 3Jj T cent, will
l ,..,, ..a r. auur ,ur vy
qiiMirlv. ui ! h re fur cch tune. 61111.
i,... u.-ir X ,1 Hi- rlliaiiii.ii I. l.i..art.-i. litit.illi V nr i
ni'iiitM y ij c.-nlti ju r ftfjuuri: lur incu iiuie.
1 rl'.,-.tMut. ri auiliunivil tu art ti acnli.
THE KODU BELLE.
r i. a. tilt.
'I'm mix'it-r tl i a lUm parlor,
Ac ti fH in Itrr th-n ;
K C'iJ in ltr and iLii(
And jf we re m Iht hir.
A" i liv'titi hr t-U but lt'i
'' . J iwvru lluii hc Ihiiiks.
Hit ft(i"T f r in Imp r- t,
II rotU Br U ouK t t' ri'"i
M- 4ir (if ! Tk;-inp 141 hit,
IN' fiVLiumr Hhd .it; fit ahii.trigA
d r tti h-f WhU nd lief pojd!ft
i 1ii;oiktii; t mil
S'jr 'iri atrf1 In Kr tiiofhi ,
Till rfrfy in hcr nl' i-iw,h :
7' m r'iur twii n-tHMR'f inl anAflin,
II r l4ir atiif in 0e (ip-rt,
(f. f fhi-li jt.i'. ;lMfrf f.aii.t
Iwmirva i.f bmt Il'fhl'a htual-(
b trstaj it. UjuucU Iu faint.
Shr dNilt upn men unahatrn,
AutJ mfii with " rtiw:iij; tuir
fftr4 elfiftt nr tnai4rlirt
Tbf git aqrh frg tir.
1 k f I( ltan inu),
AuJ f-ll in t'ttr- With litt iti4M.il ;
An 1 ihuufh but a miu ah ilj u.cf t !cr,
S r aiiiK iRif in ft itwn,
Mt r I art f Vf Jf IilUf,
II r y m& t y cn ? ,
An( K r f t igit.
!i -r ci"f it flil lf nf ramrtifa,
Tho'irl' thi alt Wiii i ttf own ;
If r b-i'a m-iiic nn-al'j tit cuiun,
f.r. in Urr a f!!oar
H imi !. a w.th ft fufttgu our
I niMfr.ia htf (nt hrr fnoury.
.ie liiSffH 1'iiti I'tf tn 1)4 if.
fUth itatW m lift- ;
hb'a f ft ft liitt&jiiil,
Aita l. a gyt 14 luf a. wiiff.
BV t W. pkVVtLS.
J.c unj a cheerful Wuwl ire, in a iuiut,
old country hove, thrc fiMr, at tialk-tijr
i.i ths lailigbf. TLe bright Mara ill o 1,1 i ,t-1
th? wall-, on which a few portraits were
banging, aud ca-l groU .q t ahadr-w f.atu
thu tbl fashioned furniture. The ruddy
g'ow Jigi.tcl up ls.0 the tl.t.e lovely faces
' ( the ?i ters
who were cnj'';ing its cheer-
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ery charming were they all, but very
dillerrrtt iu their Leauty. ,
Mr-ret, th ,-l ler-he who sit to the
tUhlnf the fir.-, with l ea l thrown p trtl y '
bitv'if, while her Lands are crossed upou her
kn -es, is about twenty. two. She is tali,
stately, .! proudly beautiful. Sophie,
" pr. Ity Sophie," kit epposito on a sofa,
ilh the Lead of little Hose, who is reclin
ing, on her lsn. I
Little 1Un. Ihn voutn-est. wilh neither
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.'l argan t queenly grace, mtr .-s ipny s Li il-.
livi.t beaiilv. was what ladles call " a dur
I1112 thiit, U. she wa loveablc. chariuiiitf. :
an, I ini...! Im f.. .I.a ... rr.,. 1, .,,,1
sweet a a hawthorn Llnon,.
These llirpe young girls were singularly
They resided iu thold Lon.est.aJ where 11 ' o yet cig.tt o ciock, am. ma mune s nn .
we h.ver.und them, alone, eirept for the "l,'u; ''ollr '" ! N'-' ,r"'J
M-rvauU who attended them. Father uAlM 'cl,,ck 1,18 "li,1"io,'t ll0"r ! ;
mother were Loll, dead within a few yenrs,
and a, th,!ra . no relation to suppIv. even '
m a mrasure. tl,. ir i.laoes. Ihe orphan sis.
r, el.v yet more clo-ely to each other,
and cnliuued to live in their ucolate ,
home, like Lird who nestle together in thy '
old nest wbeu the parcut birds Lave left '
Tlioina., an old and faithful man servnnt, ;
mil Kin u ,,rt .,.., ,., ..alii,. t,.i., Hi.
her iuvenil,, Uttl!u. ,.f .i,l.ll., ... t.,,,1 ,.;,.d !
o r juveiiibi utti.te, of middle ago aud
fidelity) were their only doiuestics but they
"ufhued, for ttmir labors were pel formed in
the kpirit of love and willingness.
Such wan tho little household of the sis
tersand there they were settled for life,
lor, Lo it known to you, oh, incredulous
reader, that each of the fair sisterhood whs
under a solemn yow cf celibacy.
When their father did and left them nil
alone in tho world, they took each others
Lands ami aoleiuoly promised never to deacrt
eh other, but to live 8oJ die toother.
Three yearn Lad passed einco that time,. "Why, Kitty, what difference can itpos
aud though tlieir loveliness attracted sui- J sibly make t" inquired the girls.
Inra in, n tn not... 1.1....1.. 1. ....... I 1.' : i . 1 . ; . n- -. . . e . .
.uvii ijin, luutijr uuuic, nu
1 wlli-l.cr Lilt PVfP ln-ftl l,.-.,fi,l..l U ni.V of
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! S""10 huc coavun'ti'ioa had taken place
OU tho Very evening I have chosen to intro-
e were more 111 a n u-ually vehement in their
denunciations of any treason to their code.
j Margaret's eye Lad flashed indignantly at
, the very thought of such treachery Sophy
, nart paluteJ most louclnngly the lonely state
, of the other two should one Le base e-
nougn to Ucjert ana littlo lloao uaU de-
1 liat evcu if 1 mice l.linrmii g liimseir
hould come flying into the room in a gold-
eo thaiiot. and were lo fall at her feet, all
ctowucd with diamonds, she would not ta-
ver tLe least mite but should just say very
Uilfil. 2. ISC. 1 III UR I U lllll Hi'. Il I'HIlL
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have in". I Lave promised my sisters nev-
er to marry.'"
M. i u i i t 1 . i- .i
argaret ami Sophie laughed at liltlo
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opinion appeared to prevail.
Wbile tli.-y sat over the Cre dis,;a;,,g
thi. aulect, Kitty Cork entered wl(h a Las-
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" If e els... led lie.. I honus lid Inu
give y.cs tufty nuts, ilo s aiu.er pietiit
j tat 111 liia.-. : and lie sals as Hi II iilon -Av 1 ,
! u il be tb , y iu' yer fortjuts, good or bad
(and 11 s isl,ii, je good luck, and good Lus-
j13'"' ' Le "
" Iee. not Thorn know!" began Mar-
1 mi 1. .. 1. .. f 1..1 1.' :. ..
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.with a Might tuMof tuehesd-tut ..nine-
diat.ly r.pfiifing this imprudent gesture,
' the ad.li.l, willi rogui.h tleiiiur.-iii-.s,
j .-!,, but TLomai U .j-iare, bead-
' -trong, ould body, l'urr, ould .-owl, be has
x i- 1 11
ay Lis ctauks aud wh.uu and on.; i, e 11
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o -,: lr,-'J "si"' ia je
:oul. L i, fortunate, den,, oted, crayliiur that
be i, to take Me an a crarv fancy."
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i " I ti:v, indeed. aid Margaret, with
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digmlyi but vet hen Kuty w.14 gone, tue
girls legau, "ju-t for fun," to try tl. nuts it- features were quite visible iu the tuoon
on the Lot sho el in liif pood, old f isl.iou- light. Sisters, it wa Lieulruaut M ortu I
cd manner. True, no name, were meiiiiou- He or it toak my hand, and put thi ring
ed aloud, but thatdi l uot prevent each ou my finger. sying o!eiuiily, as he did o,
uisidcu from uteulally designating her nuts
as 1ip pleaM-d and certainly th ino-t in
tens 'r t. rest glowed in each youthful faer,
as it w ntrbe.l the antic manu-uv res of the
tniuiio love ri in the sv u.k ooeal pautotiiiiue.
Kitty relurt-t! to find litem engaged in this
l..,.n.,.l.i. ,.t nt tM,i- h.., liln .
Ui.ts.-I she took 1. 1 note of iriilin ' di,.
. crepaiirn.s. i-,oit the contrary,
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; tnal as tl.f y w.:re trv ing il.i,lo r.ve gain"
they should, at a later Lour, before going
to bed, try tho lainoui old one of sowing
hnntp ry m miight " j
i "What isil? how do ou d ) it "." crie 1
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luv Sl".es, tvi.j .en. on .u . .,iaii., j
)i;it l)e -rj nou, ,,C)'K H.tl) ,,ei
future a to her fate must no by night, alone, si-tern, and when I looked behiud Die, I r blunt Massachusetts farmer, nn 1 iu the us
and b ) ),id the heating of le r friends, an-1 ''IU reaper coining after ine with great ual language of his tribe, a,kel fr some
K-attrriug Ltnia seed iu the muli -lit. must 'trid.-s. I start,-.! to run, but in my flight 'cold victuals and old clothes.' 1
' II nip ed I i iaf ,
!! iii)!-.'. 0 t-oi.i j(tow ;
W injK v. i n ill be iu) tt mr- ,Tr,oMiip fler .i.u! mow .
A"d ll"'n- 011 '"'S ov,'r U" "l't
,U r- t),r s,'ou!'1 !"'e tla' '" 'n ,,e lo u,Br
TS e Bflt'r wr a t',c,t fl7,!"
"J w ";lU1 1 ver
take her and cut her heels off with this wea
pon, if hc paused too long to Ijok " j
l ou lorget, Kitty, we are never going'.
lo have any Lusbands," remarked Sophie,
when Kitty pause'! iu her explanations.
I " Oh. well, then. n harm done," was the
,f,P c " if J"1'" l,:i,u "d
uo bu-bamls will come and yell no risk
The sister were in the humor for a frol-
and would have adventured a trial ou
the spot, but tho all important Kitty stop
Pe M '"'
il iiaa an a nine is mi, ur Men n .lung .
T' ' fl con-euted to wait a more pro.
L't'oiH Pour, and returneu to ineir ure-siuc
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l"'S illol"a3 t,rM." -'" t- suspect Kitly a id see through ,
1 1,0 1"lt,r "steiied nodded Ins head saga-
e'd-!y took up bis bat ami went out.
Ten o clock at length struck, and the si.
lt'" "s 'asi,jr U3 CVt'r lor tu0 flo,io' ealU'd
Kitty. She appeared alter a little delav.
bringing with her three baskets of hemp-!
Reed, one of which she gave lo each fair ail-, tit all, thi long time. How say you, Mar
venturer with renewttd instruction. Miss garct? Are wo jnstiGed in keeping our
Margnret was desired to issue from the front vows, when three ghosts come from their
door Rose from the buck, and Sophie from grave to bid u break Ihem T"
tho side. They wero about to set off, wheuj Margaret turned aside her stately head,
Thomas, who stood silently observing all,1 with ablush, and smile, and made no cx-
"That's wrong, Kitty Miss Rose is to
go Ly the fide, and Misa Sophie from tho
" Thrue for you. Thomas, and mo heart's
iu vury mouth at fright at mo LluutLur."
iviuijr itiuuo uo inicuigiuie answer dui
tnumtMn,. lIa . t.1.,.1 l;t
uuwi.(jiu ' nuv; UlUIUUibU llBti
I o '
rushed breathless into the sitting-room ; uu
instant more, and Rose and Sophy joiued her.
Kach looked at the other imjuiriii'ly, and
"1 Lavii reallv een something vi ry ex-
: trorJiuy tfciy strange. I Uo not kuow
, what to think. It could not have been a
I spirit but oh. bow frii'htened I am ! I
I will UU you all about it. I had scattered
'me liotrwi.siirl nnil r..n. tili.il llii. il.t'ftiu n 4
r r -
Kitty directed, when looking behind 1 saw
art unlit) a figure in white, advancing to-
' ward mo will. krvil.i- iu.t 1 ..n
predicted. 1 was so taken by surprise, aud
so frightened fur, of course, 1 did not believe
H III. li .ml.u.ilia tli-i. I ImH is rtn
in..; . uy..i www, ...in u i... u v " 1.1 j
run or move. I stood motionless with ter-
rr, hile the figure approaehed nearer and
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nearer. It advanced, step by step, as a
uoe-s .u ...un..., auu uaj uj pu-
: er to stir. At last it was behind me close
I felt its touch and its breath on my
cheek-aud . voice whispered in my ear,
. , JV n , ... iju i - a,i, 1 1 i iu v till 11IU
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Inrc and d.-vntinn .if a f;.ill,f,il l..r,. Vmm.
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AMcrthoru truly loves you make him and
Mslt,r "cre '",c,it- Mr?arct aJlJc(, -
" W lint makes it Hanger h, that I know
, l'a t1"-- ,oio,! lUt Tok-i' -Alder-
thorn's and I know none but a spirit could
imiiatetnose tones so as to deceive uie. J,ut
...ii .. c . 1 1 ... 1 . 1 ... . v. .'
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are as pale as a lily.
"Sophie held up her Land, on the third
tinge, of which glillered auopal ring, which
she" bad never worn before.
Listen !" said .he, I did just as you
ji .ii.- 11
did, M arg.r-t ; an 1 looking over my hojl.
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ntr ..ireeieii, i ioj saw a vision, n was
n t tiwiviiig as that yau de.-ciii.ej Ut it
held a sevthe ia its hand, and when I first
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saw ,t. It was a ready by tit V side. It was
f . .
U-I -me kiud of awhile mantle, and
W.ih Itiis mil I wed thee
I ti dealt, or in Ii le.
'I'm. ttte.t u-itl. bind theo
l-'art rer niy wit.' '
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.u .. i g ti 1 1 . ,1 uu uereu . i t.a i ii er r aisit r
were wedded to a demon! She bad heard
of such fearful things and did not her on u
experience forbid her to
be inereuiilous .
With a nek. ning natiou of superstitious
borro and appreheusi on, turned
little Hose. What had befallen th
, turned toward
1 " Have seen aguo-t, lose tognn
Margaret clasped her hand.-, and clo-cd her
'J''--"- Her pale face grew eveu whiter tliau
before. II o-e cont'ued.
I had sou my Leinp-seed, as you did,
I s-.ump.ed and 1. 11 and (lie gli.ist instant-
ly sprang far. .aid, and raised noo up au!
J s r
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"Aud what, Rose asked opLle and
A nd it w as
RuLiTt Illooiuley," said
' llovy do you know? what makes you
link so T asked the sisters.
"Dee an-,) he ki ed me!" cried Hose,
Then, overwhelmed by her ovvu
blundering speech, she Lid her blushing face
iu hi r hands.
Margaret and Sophie were Hghast, Here
was h discovery !
Hose tried, awkwardly enough, to profit
by the si'ieuctt to amend her error.
'llh vst.s don't kiss, you know," she tin,-
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I " And Robert Dloomley o''s .'" cried So-
j I'Lie, laughing, "llh, Rose, Rose, you '.it-I
1 ,-. .. .,,, .1 mo-!...! .10
(..om ym ,.,
She looked keenly at Margaret as she
spoke, Margaret met her glance with a look
at once cotiscious and su-jocious
A light was beginning to break in upon
I liey began to- see tliat l.oso was
At la,t Sophie broke into a merry laugh,
" Tho fact is," sho said, "that thut mis-1
cbievc us Kitty ha been playing us a trick, j
vers-sauey, but very clever. 1 understand !
it all now, and he has evidently understood
p.icu answer, in.v ...uej s.te . e.t s
the other sisters, were -more satisfactory in
their replies the next day, to the "three
ghosts," who appeared iu propria persona
to plead their suit.
1 Deed scarcely say, that, as Sophie has
suggested, Kitty wan at the bottom of these
aimplo mysteries. Having, wit'n Ler uual
shrewdness, discovered tho sccr.-t of each
sisters, she Lad despatched TIiu.h to sum
mon the lovers iu time to play tno ghostly
part assigned them.
i.v. .. t i.i ..i i. .,
i-iiian;, i yiouiu tite.eiji .r....u,., math - - ,
that" quare, bead-strougould toiiy," 'I horn- for thirty year bis couUdenti.il friend and
! as' prcdictiou came prefectly t.ue. All.adviser, wan bis privato secretary during
j three sisters were married wilbii l!ie year.
Mar"aret entered villi Ler Lu.l and into
posse-siun of a noble est at iu tL neighbor-
bood. Sophie aecompaliied Lit u!: cant Mor -
ton to distant lauds. I!ut with her
boucst-eyed fanner, settled" fen.', n to te
dear old homestead.
Kiltv. now more iiunortant r.i.d more in-
dulged than ever, and faithful o;d lhouias,
t.f iii:ir;u I-, in u ! n...l trili. I i.r
! Once a year, as often as it U within the
Louttds of t.ossibiiitv. the si-teM meet under
.!. r.M rr.ff.fr I'.-.rv II ,.Vn t n tl,..,.
assemble, is of old, round theeb-erful wood
fire, not perhaps roasting thesnuts, and talk-
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iuj: ii i is ii uuu"iui-t uub ee.ii i iii sue lien ut
' past pleasures, and speakii:g of present hap-
j in i:nDlNOS 1 lie editor of the ewiof our clorious t moil, and lor t!i! ptOtef
"0rk Weekly Observer Las been to a " tin
' ,;., If our re-ders w;'l le qui. t in
; lLree nduu,-, they shl kno, vhat a "tin
Uitni im, ' u X r il' a rtnlili.t. hhiIiIiivi w
, "b - '"" " fc-""-" "c"""6
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iur tiiiiiniiiuumu'u yi uic imniii rriuni hi
couples marriage these are scarce. TL
.i--i ,'! tit - .1 c II 1 i .
" i!vcr Uriiial u the fncuulv oelebrntiuu
: of the twenty fifth return of the happy day.
These are less seldom. A " t n weddin -"
u a U0Tl.i,Ti but it should not be, for who-
' CVer reach the filth miniversarv of their war-
r; e ,ru libt,rt.. to Celt,b-ate it,
courier says ou mis occasion
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v w,:lfil.PK ,j tr;,u,u ..- ui.l, v:,.i!
ous articles of tin are such as are eminent-
!y useful in household economy making to-
Jt'-'v11" eoinpltte set of cul.n.iy apparatus
n:cn ouia ao nouor even to a kuj" s
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.. J (jose separate ceremonies were conclu-
ded by more formal rt.;titauou of au or.
n-u.ctul service of tin," prepared after the
most approvcJ form aud fl.io of tilver,
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during which au address wm delivered and
rt. . , , 0eTtUs.ue..i b:.,
marked r.itit as much -be oc
.'.I I.. , . ,17. .
i-.ll., ..... ,...,.l ..Itl, .....
ouly of tin ; ham sandwiches wa; laid out
against a tin background ; Lonxlv cake was
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a. rte.i iu baskets ut tin : ci er a a., an .nil
; from a tin ladie, into titt tups ; :i,d familiar
odes were performed ou trumpet, J'tiu I Iu
l.n-f I i,lv cnu .1 .ui,. li e lii-.-n I. , o .. , i ti . n
v - -- r - to
any oilier p.aee, excel t ill a tiuilan s ware-:
hou-e or in the mines of Fnglaid.
" We were uever before so thoroughly
convinced of the numerous
Ces to which it may be put, and ):' the high- j
ces to which it maybe put, f
ly respectable appearance w
ulit-n li.-i tills,. ttii-l v hentir'l
til ri.!,.nt ul, fittfifit n nl.S.-'i.f r.
v-i, - -11 - - , --- i
wbeu handsomely scoured an we shrill
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jJOu.crJ tu rt..,a,ij jt
speeia.i p neu asso
ciated with a ' Till Wtduiug," a) one of the
j A strong lary loafer, who prfVr.d bog-
gin.' for a precarious sul sister, i. to v,o;k
t c, .
ing for a ture one, called at tl.ol. ju-o of a
! 1 ou nji( ear to bo a stout, tp arty took- :
, :ir to be a stout, llo.rty look-;
, ing man,' said the farmer :' v l.J do you do ,
' n 1 ' J
f ., . .;. iui,..... r... .1
lor a living. W by uot inn,:,, replied i
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the f. low, except travehng froil one place
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to another.' !
'Traveling about, ih,' rejoin,.! the far.
uier, ' cau you travel pretty Weill'
'Oh, yes I'm pretty good nt tint.'
Well then said the farrier looly open
ing the door, ' lets' see you tr.iv,!.'
TttlE. Some enthusiastic unrried men
has written the follvving :
.-ii, i.te.es noi in in,, wiue vortu a ,'1i
. : .. l:i.
. ,i. .1 . .... :.. .i .:i. ..... l l .
j J ban to sit ucar the stove rip nnd tics.!.-
i your lie ;
J 01 "I s -QC ni-
."'. .uu V I. . ..... nil' u cue ja.iii'J-
ou j Jur tUt.e.
" I'll," said n little urchin to deacon X.,
"have poor folks got any soil? " Cer
tainly, my child ; why do you ask such a
question I Cause 1 hear folks say l'arson
I', never goes to see any body but the rich
nicllbersof his church." ''Go tobrd child."
" You have broken .1,. SabUb. Join
n . , . , a bU on... u Ve,,-
uij bis little sister, " and mother's long
comb, too, right in three pieces I"
.. ,10 ,toru rTer make milt liquor?"
,', child ; vv by do von ak ?'' "IieeaUsc
I heard ma toll Jane to bring iu the clothes
for a storm was brewing.'
Tho Mercury says it saw a man swallow
half a dozen glasses, aud iu less than teu
utiuutes after he became a tumbler 1
Younir irent'euien who wouM prosper in
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It is not tasLiou-
ible for ladies to take ardmt fnirits.
A Tbil mpii. An editor out West says
that he had a talk with a woman, aud got
the la.-t word.
OLD IIICKUIiY'S EXDOIISKMKXT.
Associated with Mr. l'illmoio is the name:
of Andrew J. Dooclson, of Teuucssee, " Old
Hi'.kory's " favorite nephew. Mnj. L'oiiel
son graduated at West Point Military A -
tademy, was ono of Gea. Jaeksou's life
...',.u ;.. ti... t,u,.i,.,.f v n,-i,.n..a u,w
1 Li Administration, aud iu whose good sense
and advice Geu. Jaeksou declared Le had
more eonCdeuco than iu thtt of any meui-
; ber of his Cabinet, and to whom he wa
juaiuly indebted for the success and bril-
l.uui f of bis Adniinistruti u. Arid when
, the old patriot was about closing Lis eyes
nn sanh. nod nr.-nariirr 1 1 ineeL Li., d'nd. he
- i i- i s 1
did not place bis mantle upon hi,,,,-, that
. , ' . , ., ,. ii
leu lor us iu uoj-u'ii wua nis uiessing
j bopieuthed to Lim his fav orite svvorJ, i,ieb
1 had been presented to him fur noble deeds.
1 i .1,.. ..:ia-;.. , r.-......rl-.-.l.l.. Im I.I..I.
is a literal extract from bis la-t Will :
j b.q'ieatli t) my well beloved lie-
j.ie , .1 ll ii t il a . i uiieisun, sun ui .?.iu. nel
,' f onelsju, deceased, tho elegant sword pre-
j onteI to me Ly tho State of Tennessee, with
'this injunction, that he fall not to u-e It
, 1 ' ,
.1 ...l....... ll... 1 -.. .... .l . l
wnen iieee--ar in support ami pi oteeiion
''on f l''e eoustitutional rights of our 1 e-
lov,'d country, should they be assailed by
i .... ........ .. I ...... I I I ...... I
, " ,,llu " J 1 L"u
il, Lim ,Ia!,. i .-, tl...... -,..,!;...,.
.....w v. ..u,..
to whoiu 1 am rcspoiuil
1 1 ... - -- oijititi alio tins ui.-a u-oii. u: uioie. i. as
..... : .1. ... 1 .. ; ... . 1 1:1,. " . , , . , J .
I bear to hint as a hiUh iain.lcd, hontU
und huMoru'-le tit,t,t
' xii OF LlECT. IInCTEK We find in
m .h tun i lines, oi me on. instant, an
auiiouneenieut of the death at th N'.-vv
.1 ' V ..I. . r . 1 ... i -
I York Hospital, of Lieutenant Hunter, more
euminonl v known .,s AT,.,Hn r -
He was a-lmitted to the bosnif.l bn, a f..
! days before, and died from a disease con-
traded in Mexico.
J !' . - ol J.ieut. Hunter La been part,-
euunj uiain.i.ic. 1 1 u w as ursi nr'nigm 10
, xten-i v e nolo, iet y b v a d u, l ut I'i.P I
, . iu nsiv L n noi kiv ny a uuel ut 1 jii.a.tel-
I1"1". 111 v-lneli lie killed -Mr. .Miller, .-.lid was
' 4lismised from the Xavy ij cousejun-e by
' Jackson. Seeking a persona! interview
, with Uen. Jacfsoi, bomctiu.e afterward,, ho
i i- i u t
meeeeded in impressing the old gentleman
favor., li v. he was re-instated and permit-
t-d to draw Lis arrearage - ef , a v.
Sent l v C.n ! l-..r. ., ,.
nf ree,-,nnnis-ir,cp tn lrnp,. I., - ..1 , i.,,,.!
taining about ten tluusand inhabitants, ami
guarded lv three tlimis-iiud feven hundred
. -.1 . .....
rei-u.ar iroops. wi.n s xiv runs, lie took 'lie
opportunity for achieiing a littlo iu iividiial
! distinction, and summoned tLc city to sur-
reUll er. lie liatl hut lltv-.slv- miimi ttix am.
..... tt- i ., .
g1111! ne inauageu nis apt roaeli vvitu sut-n
I address as lo make them tike Li in at
j word and so, wLcu Comiuodorc Ferry nrriv-
en m iroiu oi tne
ity, the next morninsr,
he saw the American flag waving from the
luFtS. 1 Pit, ..;. h.iu.H'.T M.nnrlt il-ir
order-, Ba ,e was court-martialed
i..it liAtne The. f.,i.!;.i.. I.i I.Ij .r l,Uoi 1
iiiif ami iu a i '. wa,) in ii nnpf ot in m -
vcr, was too strong to be borne down by this
occurrence, and he v as afterw i.rds pine. .1 ia
command of the Taney, where, acting also
hs purser, he was in default eiht or ten
thousand dollars, and was again dismissed
'the service, lle-in.-titt 1 lv his friends,
I he was in command of the i.aitibridgc, on
l the Urarilian station in 1 and beeacse
Commotlore Salt, r refu-t 1 to send Li in to
1'aragiiav to inteiiere iu a d.tlieu'.tv between
the authotities of that place, he unit am!
tbe aulnotities ol that piaee, he quit and
cn:e home, bringing the li.iinl ridge with I
i - - i . ii " . .
him. Ki' this be was again nii'il'v tiisnu-s-
. , ! . .
. t , auu Iroiu tne con-eoiences ut tins act,
, ' ,. , , , , ' ,. , , , . , . 'i
he was never ai.le to r.ov.r, and a broken
conMitu.i.M., and grey before hi time, he
ended Lis life at the XtW Yoik Hospta!
a we nave mentioned,
C V. . c i ' it . ' o i .v . .' . ' . i ( 1 1 ' .
The Mission to Kv;r..i. It is singu-
ir that three ministers' to Unglaiid sh i ild
J have been takeu iu succession from l'cuii
tvlvania. Of the older of the at pointt'es iu
' the preceding list
Mr. Rush Mill survives
i and i.i a. so a I'ennsvivaninn.
1 latin was appoint
II'' . ' . .
f.-iMii the Key-toue
Nat. but Is 110 longer
among the uv.ng.
Dallas are not far
r J5jeli:in,in and Mr.
from the same age, the former being, we
believe, two years the seuiir. The salary
of oar minister to Knglaud is now- .?l7,."i;H,
a.i'l there is no outfit or inlit. It was for
merly s'.'.iM'i', with an out tit of the eaim- a
iiohhi?, and an inlit of a q iivt r's salary.
To one who remains t.vo years or more a
broad, the p resent rate is ti.e more profit n
ble. I'or a year only, the old rate would
make the 1 etter pay.
A Calil'orni'i paper f.irtii-hes (to those
who will believe it) the following extraordi
nary inlanee of fecundity : "A p.sor vvuiiian in
the Sacramento alley procured thirty-live
hen and two rooster- about thi- tir-t of last
March. From that stock she ha since sup-
ej ported a large family of children by the
saie of eggs, besides raising twenty one Itun
dred chickens. It any one doubts this state
ment, the woman and the children will le
ducd to bear evidence.''
Sn.I" tl'.i'M Col TOS SlLle Mr. llini.t.
. ,(i,p iiianulai tiirer in Xew (rlean, l,ou-
' . . :.!...'
:,, 1,-is nisroitacture u anew aiin-ir oi
made from cott -n seed ; it is purely
.,fUll,. n.idbisln- same properties ns
Castile soap ; the color is dark, for the re a-
son that it is made from the dirtiest portion
of the seed. It is s"M at sixeewt per pound.
Th libel suit of Major Crawley against
(Ireely Jt MeF.lrath, which has leeu on trial
for somo days iu the Superior Court of New
York, La resulted in a verdict of ?oO for
AX ADDllli.Sd OF Mil. IIAUOIITOX.
'i publih below, with great pleasure, a
powerful addre-s from J. H. Ilaughlon,
- j the patriotic aud able delegate representing
, the State at largoin the late National Ante-
' riean .Convention, explaining the details of
.,;., .i..i;; ...h il...
position of the parly. In all re-pec ts, it i
' complete, satisfactory and gratify ing. L t
it be generally read and circulated : 7u-
Inh Jieyistre .
VMKRIi A l'AIITV IN NORTH I AUO-
Jloi'--Citizeus : Having been honored
m it It a seat in the receut uomiiiating Couveu-
ti jti 'ji' tin- AiuciicdL party at l'li.iade'j.'.
' as one of the delegated at large from this
, State. I feel it due lo you, aa weil as in
' . "
10 s;l " i'-'iem,ce to in.-prJ;
i -..t-Ul iig'S ol that pjilv, e-lieeialiv ;.s I dim
1 that L'leat iiit-renresetituti' .is liuvc "out
j f.j, ux c'aleulat.-d to do great i-ij'i-ti. e t ) ou:
! mu-d. I shall tive you a fueehet narra-
! ''' of what 1 and lifurd durin
sitting of the American Convention, and
(leave others lo draw tlieir own conclusions, i
The fir.-t day, the 2.'d of February, was
. ,. . . ,
, oee II )leu in or ' a ill II a 11(1 , Oil f'a til Tu a V .
i t,,. -J , urarly the entire day was en ! ,-
! cd in discussing the question of adjourn-
' nii-i't to Julv mid the re-ult w as a refusnl
. mem 10 o uij , aim me n.uuw.is i iujji
; t0 adiouru by n decisive majority. J lie
vote on this question was decided by yeas
ana nays, an I it was agreed, that as t-acli
meniVr wascali-d upon to vole, he should
beat liberty to a-sign the rea-uns lor his
vote; and thus a very general ui-eu--ioii
Was uitrouueed, eiultracina uot only tli i,-
.- , .-. .. -.
ineoiate iul'H uu Lie:oi e i no v uu v i: iiiun .
I but many others, an 1 among them, that of
I a!"u,,r;,u vithdn-tc from the Convr.iiioi.
that gave liiilcu offence to the Soiliheru del
egates, and which with the (i"l belief,
that we should not be able to make a na-
. i . i ii -i t nn in i ti .'. 1 1 .in fir tt nil. r. t.e r.i t ii 1 1 1 I it t o re
". ... . -
a national party--indueed sev, ral ,1111,-
t"rs :"J"' s
-jtU to rttii'e iiuiu Hie ton
j tlrawa' wa question j. resented by the
IV-niisylvauia delegates, of contested seats,
: " ' ' " "'e . ";
'," , -
I liuiisickcr delegates. '1 here were sever;.
J . ,- . . .
; T'1-"" ....... "." eo.nesu a..,o.,.-
j ''"'.'V ""-'':r the Luio .1. legates bad not
. rtvMi their right a n.ei.ib. rs et the Xa-
: ,,jUal -"v-'tion, leeau-c tae State tout,-
' ei of nn-vK an -i vvh t-h m no nt.-d ihtin
, L" 0 1 1 1 lj" ' J"u' " UR u. 'i t'uu J llu "'
! 1,ud .r"J1 l'n section cl tt.e nation.
I",1 I '"l:,r:", Ot June last wlK- it wa said
Le IIunsicKer had adopted it. On the other
tiand. it was Contende 1 that ttie Mule I o in-
' cil " hich appointed the lluusicker .leb-gates
-as spurious, not having been du.y cjiisU.j
tntell. I'll,. r,-.ti, . ill .. il U-..I-,. lnoif.l I
'; P!H'U ,'-v 0MC
' vof w n
each by one of lin ir iiumb. r. au 1 vv hen tl,.
out to b.- taken, it was vvrv di !'i-
Cint to tlett-riiiuie which set was entitled, and,
, . , . . , , .. . . .
1 tieeon, ti . e olr. Kr:is its lr,,o.s i.t i.a-
; ' " . - , . . '
I lork, pr-'pOiCd U re!t r ti.e whole matter
: back to tne f oininittee ou credentials, nuc,
I more for want of lime, I believe, than any
i other cause this did not prevail, and. tho
i vote being
taken, resulted in tnur ul Lie
ales. I have been tiiUs Haitlcu-
" in ailu ling to thi-liialt, .-, because it has
heen the subject ol much misrepresentation :
it Las Leeu affirmed that it was a tat vote in
the Convention upon tin- slavery question ;
litis 1 sav, unhesitatingly, s ? n. The
s t iu t ' i e itiii.it., as.s .,. iu.
. . '
tne t ,'. o s
is of ... legates ad tut t',. ,r :
ticn! u: HirmS.
Ait. r the matter vv:,. dis- !
poH'd of. the Convention eios
ihe second da y.
.! Its la! -Is ;
x , e
I )., Motol-ie iioirl,;.: , (Is soon is .lot Jour. '
.il u-is rn n tin, tn I . f ttioeii.l n .,.ri,is
" " I " " ' "
resolutions n a platform, am! another mem
' inot'1er nun.
;ler pronrosi'd as a substitute (which was
1 ,L', , . . ,' v . .' f' ' ,
fit t d l v ttie oiijiual movel,,' me .ouo.v- .
.1 ... -.
Iu.r rcso.utioii to wit
. , '., .... , , ,
AV. ..V, -7 , 1 hat t he Nitiona! C-utn.-i! Las
"L; W ' 3 ' ';h' tLl, C , :
tiou, ;t iiiattoi.u c. pruiciplt. aud lhat we
will Mipport ho per.-on for F.vsi lent, or
Vice Fresi.'tetit, it "'' in f.wor ui' inter- ,
dieting slavery north of oil, lid. j
Mr. Haven, of Xcw York, mo, td "to lay
the whole subject ou the table," and upon
t!,i. i'h .i, v mid ntiv were n-(l ereil .
'The rill wa- theu' called, and vile n the '
. .. . ,r M. -n .... . ... ..(' I- .,.1.,.,'t. 1
Ul'ston. ol .Ma-sael.-.i-.-tt-
w as reached, he rose and an.wanet d that
.. Uleiei standing was, that this was lobe a
o roV betvvet n freedom in the Noi t it and
slavery in the South; he should vole nay,,
and ' this proposition was ..V'r; ' be
sh tiilJ feel bound to Lave the Convention.
Siiiii.-ir remarks were mad lv other ex
demists and fanatics from the North, and it
was distinctly declaredly tb. in, that this
-hoiil l le a te-t vote, and responded to by
the South an 1 the Coii-eri ativ e North, ' 1 e
IR-re tliere wi pres. nt, d the great u'li
uiatiim of the Misse.uri rcstrictioiiist. Ou
one side wero arrayed those who would re-
strict slavery to a ceitain geographical line :
on the other, the r.dvoeatcs of popular sove
reignty, nii.ii. tainiug the ri.l t of the citi
zctis ol ir- territory to form th. ir govern
ment and social sviteiii in tLeir own way,
sul jeet only to the prov isions of ti.e l'tde
Now, upon this great is-sne, what wa the
result ? A r-icction of this Missouri ime, by
a voto uf 111 to llH I Let it be bo: He in
it.ind, al-o, tit -it several member did n..t
vote ou this .'ie-ti.iti.or the wijerity wou.d
have l eeu still larger. . lid !-t it le ui.-o
reiueli.ler.",!. that ti e- re-u'.t u.' this vote wa-
10 ('lit U'i( tho .'miotics, n.,.1 l....fc
the Southern men who ha 1 pievi .u-.y lclt.
To show that I have iitMei.ed no undue im-
ii.v.ianeiv to this matter, let us
,i...... ...,.,! ...,.!v.., :,v. A .'on a tli.-y
, jc!'t ,ie I'oiivention they met an. I adopted a
rot0t an! in thi they say, that tl.ey
;.. fiJ tlH.ni,e!vcs vtnj.
tie ' ,' .vs avowed by that i..,i.y (the : pressi.m.tnatine vonvemw,, r
Convention,) and 'holdini the opinion, as i Pi section, and the nationally of the par
thevdo that the restoration of the Mi-sou- ! tv de-troyed. I n the first place, tins nation,
ri Compromise is indispensable to the re-1 a'l platform adoptod ly the Council, aud
pose of the country, ic, they rcgird the virtually endorjtd by the CoDyention, is a
eour-e ef the Convention t-i denial ef sufficient answer. Now, there tap, ned to
their rights aixi a rebuke of their scnti-
lint it is said by the ropsal of the 12th
c ..i. .c,.... .1,.. v...i...-i
, Council exhibits hostility to the South. Had
rt-tVIUII VI IIIU IICW piUIIUI Ul i-IIO iiBlluuci
, they Mopped there, theu there might Lave
fc'uinl '-r this censure ; Lut
l"rJ 'J. """'""'T
Iwlueu a little attention to it-s prousiou will
' f;l0W u,aint;,; tl,e rights of the Soulli and
of all section". Let us ee what they are.
The Otu aud 7th sections are as follows, to
v. it :
" 0. The unqualified recognition and
iiriiiileuiini c of the reserved ligiils of the
sexeral Stated, and the cultivation of har
mony and fraternal good will between the
citizens (if the several States; and, to this
eud, 'non-interference by Congress with
, ipie-tiom appertaining solely to the individ-
'ill... i . i
uai .Mines, nn.i nou intoiventioii uy eaen
Stale itli the atlaiis of any other State.
" 7. The reenniti'tii of the right of the
n-itl vc-l.r.ru mid l.ut H :ili-d cilizells of the
jl nitcd Si.id.s, p, nuaiieiit! v residing iitui.y
Territory f hereof, to lVauie tlieir constitu
lion and laws, and to regulate tL-ir domes
lie ani t ic: :il all'jiis in tlieir own mode,
-a! jeet only to the provisions of ti.e Federal
Con-iituiiuii. with the right of admission iu
to the ( iiimi whenever they have the re
ipiisite population fur one ie resent.itive in
I Vtmr.-ss : 1 '(,' .V7 ulicv.s, That uoue
but those who are citizens of the United
Stales iiiidrr the Cuiistilution :id las
thereof, and who have a tiidd i.i.iei.no In
nuy Mll., Territory, ought to parti.-ipi.te iu
,Je fJlmnt;u 0f c. ',,-titutio.., or iu the
eIKi..tttll llt c!' . s yr jj Ttrt'itorv or
, ., ... c . . ,
1" t!e' ' til Section Is asserlefl tl
principle of popular sovereignty, a princi
ple whU-'i was iu effect re allinued by tim
, . ,
. 1 oiivt-ntiyli t hut im-t iiumrdiutr v alter, u ia
i 8U,-n " U'3 "' ttk.vcu l the
iestoiaiiou ui inu .t.issuui, tine.
Lut the convention did not ftop with the
avowal of tin ir principle of popular or cit
u. u .-oven ignty ; ti.y went !'-trth. r auu re
ji.eted that of squatter sovereignty, that
feature of the Kat.sas-Xvlruska Act which
was ;o justiv oi.uoxious to us of the South.
Here is the great difference between the
platform of the Ainericau party, and tho
position of the Democratic : The American
maintain, the principle of eitiz. u sovereign-
ty-tiio 1'eu.ocratic to it th it of Squat-
tr t0Verei -titv the -u ncau rartv in-
, , , r i I ""J 10
,-t that ouli those who are native boru r
natur ilized shall lake pvrt in framing a
State ( 1 over:. mei.t the L'eiuocratic that the
alien, the unnatural, d foreigner, -ball have
''''', lights with citizens native loru the
American , arty insists that none but citi
: in u nnu.t niiij residing iu any territory
w hi t her nali v e born or alien, shall exerei.-o
there the elective l.'anei.ise -the Democrat
ic accords to the seontlu-r the same rights
iu this respect as to the ciliZeu.
And have wo not seen the prsctical ef
fect cf this Mpiatti r principle ? Look at ti.e
preset, t O'Hid-.ti .'ii f the 'lerritory of Kan
.-a a civil war impending, perhap already
cotuiucnt-fd. Dot s any (.ue doubt that this
very stjiiatter feature applied there has cou
trinuied more to bring about the present
alarming stale of things in that Territory
than any other, th :i all other causes com
bined T It has originated foreign emigrant
societies- by which the freesoih-rs of the
North have introduced herds of foreigners
fresh from the dc-s. oti-ms and crimes of the
old world to take part iu forming the gov
ernment (if the tut iitt SI tic. '1 his b:. oc
casioned a countervailing movement on the
..' .u 4.1.11, er MI-suutI, and liemw
.- .i t .i
r I . , . r.r.,s,,i,t ioii ti, nt i,in t tno-,. lib ttio. (l,o uh.
I . . ., . ,. v . , '
ir l" u-ions oi en il vv ar iu txansas, w nn ail
us sttfiioant norrors. .vow, siiiTose ilia
i principle' uf our platform, ( allowing only cit-
l'C TTll 'lllellti V
residiug in a territory
t-l'inn tue govi rt.nieiit vi a,
'trite ) had Leeu
liicorporst.'a in tne iansas .vet, is it at ail
' probable that these difficulties would have
..ijijje ,l,at these dithcuitiei
oeeurred is it not almost cert
Y.v. w i-i'd ll.iii hir noilini
ioa oa..i tueu u ar net nn
e gu i ml ;i ant society send nig
Sll(.h hot haste into K.nsas. '
certain that thy
of your for
foreiguT rs ia
Hut c-7" do the fieesuilers desire the iit
trodticMon of ; '...reigner into this territory ?
Are led the foreigners that settle in the
Xorth and Xorthwest tsrii sirelit abolilion-
This foreign eleinent therefore is the
real lever bv which Southern rights are
" h'-d Out.'"
W ho-c piiiieules therefore most com
menu themselves to '.he ?oulli tnose wnuu
wi,l ket j. out er cheek this foreigu elenijnt,
or those which would give it full force ?
Again, the l'-th section of the platform
assert- and insists en the maintenance of "'I
laivs of (i 'oiigress) until said laws shall le
lepealed or shall ie declared null and void
lv compeiciit julici.il imihoiity. Here is a
great nt.,'(i.' t and ccn-ei'v ative priueiple,
one that . xclud. s ail idea cf secti iiii.lisiu,
but lucks lo all farts of ti.e country ami
guarantee t ' each a:! laws p.-.-td jr any
part or the wh o it ti.i-rcf.ie enforces the
I u.i'ii u sl.iv e la vi pu--ed ispecially lor the
o-t;i;; up (he wb .'ei then : TLe platform
; ' i-t'hew all .i".,'(o'(i,7 que-tion,'' aud the
pui pose is i.ss. rted t , hut.d up the Amer
ican party upon those (principles) purely -'
liunul. ' It maintain " the j.e rretuity ct
'the Federal l. nioii a the palladium of our
I civil a:; 1 religious hi. uics.'' It demands
: ihe unqii.i!is.-d recognition and mainte
nance of ttie reserved rights of the several
State-; uon intci fereuee by Congress with
: question appertaining solely to the iuiiivid.
ual Stale slavery for instance ;) non-inter-ventiou
ly each Slate with the ullairs of
' any other Stale ; the recognition of the right
, .... l.-irn a,,d naturalized citit.-its
'of the Tinted Slates, pei'iuaiieiit.y rt -itiing
in any teiritovi.s thereof, to frame the-r
. I'onstitutions and laws und to r.guiate their
I domestic und social alfairs iu their own
mo le,'' subject only to the Federal Consti
tution. Rut the effort is made to produee the mi-