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VOL. HI NUMBER 8.
ASHEVILLE, N. C, SEPTEMBER 9, 1842.
WHOLE NUMBER 112.
RLtTED AJTD PUBLISHED WEEKLY
BY J. 11. CllulSli tu,
jjUthtrsoftht Lme f ' tfntoo' States
naw-r is publudied at Two Doixam year,
1KEieTw. Doll.Md Fifty Cent. In
T month or, Three ltoiiars at the end of the
Jrertisements inserted at One Dollar pcraqnare
br the first, and Twenty-Fivo Cents for each
J-fllinuance. Court Ordcra will bo charged
' . rin nroenocim.i
Wenty-fie per cent, extra.
OF THE U. STATES.
Fund t the secondSessim of the 87i Congress.
Pciblic No. 37.
K irT to confirm the ale 01 a certain cnooi
A ' A . .1.. ...,) nf Illinois, and for other
(eeuoo in uw ,
VZu-t,d hu the Senate mud Houn of Re.
(CLtutMttmbUd, That the aalehcretoforemade
Vtion number aixteeri, n towhaliip nuinber
ikirtT-inc. n"b of range- fourteen, cant of the
- i :.i;n in ,kj &tnli nf fltinrtia
i ...i ,.AT the. authority of amid State, with the
iL.h! wrincilKli iin-1 ... . -
Jgnt of the inhabitant of tho Congressional
township in which aatd section ia situate, be, and
-- im hereby, confirmed : Provided. That
ilntct nhall be construed aa only giving tho a.
, iha Uniteo nuties ui aiu miut, nuu iu uio
mbmU ianncd by the mtate of Illinois Jo the pur
ehincn of the same, o far-aa tlic United States
meoneorned in the matter.
. I S.1TIU.I 1 1R12.
AJVUTVU, -b '
- Pcblic No. 39.
IV ACT to constitute the porta of Stonington,
tin rivr.r and I'awcatuck river, a collection
n. u .nattrd hu the Senate and House o f Re.
in(sir of the United Slates of America in
Cfirt" essemhUd, That the town of Slonington,
I J..II I- s collection diatrict, from and after
u it- ....nt nf New London, state 01 tonnccu-
ilu diirtieth day of Juno nrxt ; and that the port
Stonington aforesaid ahaU be, and hereby is,
atde a poit of entry.
a A.AU it further enacted. That the dis
diet of Stonington ahaU coraprohond all the wa.
(tn, shores, bays, ana naroors, imm uu rimi uuc
J Jtidr. river, including the Tillajfca of Porters.
ji.Lwl Va.nW. in tho town of Groton, tato of
Connecticut, to tlic east line of Pa wcatucK river,
ludodiar tlie town of Weatcrly, State of Rhode
uland. any unna n u" r
l 3. And be it further enacted. That from
sad after the thirtieth day of July present, the
iffiee of Uio aurveyor of the port of Stonington
he. nnd tho lame ia hereby, abolished ;
and a collector tor tne aiorosaiu imnci bush uv
appointed to reside at the port of Stoningtnn, who,
in addition to hi other f molumcnU, aliall he enti.
tied to receive the salary now allowed by law to
the survevor'aforcaaid, and no more ; and said
collector shall also perform tho duties licrutolorc
tnjoiaed on the surveyor.
Approved, August 5, 1612.
- Public No. 34.
AS ACT to extend the provision of an act enti.
iM "An set to rcirulate processc in the court
ef the United State,' passed the nineteenth of
My, one thouaand ciglit hundred and twenty
, fit it enacted oy the Senate and Ifoum of Re.
fraentatirei of the United Slatei of America in
Cmmet ttrmbkd. That Uie provision of an act
nKillcd" An act to regulate procrw in the courts
of th United State," passed the nineteenth day
of May, one thousand cignt hundred and twenty,
eight, shall be, and they are hereby, made appli.
cable to such State as hava been admitted into
the Union since the date of said act.
Approved, August 1, 1812.
f Public No. 39. r
AS ACT making appropriations for tho naval acr-"v-vjce
for Die year one thousand eight hundred
Be if eiucted by the Senate and Ihue of Re.
frtKMalittt nf the United State of America in
Cngrem wmU, That the following sums be
iddition to tho unexpended bal
wes of fCTmer SiHirniMiaiw, out of any uuapg
ptopriated money in the Treaury, for the naval
eerTice for the year one thousand eight Hundred
No. 1. For pay of commission, warrant,
petty officer and seamen, two million three hun
dred and thirty-five thousand dollars : Provided,
till otherwise ordered by Congress the officers of
e navy snail not be increased beyond the num
ber in the respective grade that were in the ser
Vice on the first day of January, eighteen hundred
and forty-two, nor shall there be any further ap
pointment of midshipmen until the number in
Ike service be reduced to the number that were
mi iemce on the first dny of January .cjflh teen
uuourca ana torty-one, bevond which th
which t hev shall
-net be increuscd until the 'further order of Con-
No. 2. For pay of luncrintendenta. naval con
structor, and all the civil establishment at tho
sreral yards, seventy.eight thousand four .'hun
dred and twenty dollars. i
No. 3. for proyisions, seven hundred and t wen
y thousand dollar.
No. 4. For medicine and surgical instruments,
OMpital atoms, and other expense on, account of
isi p' rty thouanl dollar.
no. 5. For increase, repair, armament, and
eqaipment of the navy, and wear and tear of ve.
" N om.niu"Kn. ' million dollar,
rt. v 'or ordnsnee and ordnance stores on
tno Worthem lake, fifty-nine thousand and ninety-seven
f k' or '""PTO'cment and necessary repair
w uw navy yard at PorUtnouth, New Hampshire,
Wdtllu tbouaana four hundred And twenty.
nf rt?" ' ar 'rnPruTCmenl and necessary repair
,1 . naYT yd t Charleatown, MaSBachuaetU,
l'y-nine thouaand doUar,
of "or improvement and neceasaryTepair
hT 1Vy at Brooklyn, New York, one
snared and twenty-nino thousand one hundred
ZT : Prided, That no part of this or any for
" , PpropnaUon to that object shall be applied
COMtrnct,on of dry dock at Brooklyn,
in payment for material previously eon
Sr"f d fof "d yet to be delivered, until a auita
YoJk j11 e'cctcd in the harbor of New
a 0,8 biU to J""" obtained, and a
wumato of the cost made, under the
TecQon Of lh . r .i r j
fte tanrnflJha Navy, and
TTfKuou, apply the son of nam hundred thousand
rf.of amount hereby appropriated, and
joaianca of former appropriation for the con.
"Ton of a dry dock at Brooklyn, New York,
ewtttrection of a floating dork at the same
i-wec, and if . -.-4 r ,..
,c0 ' nd the Preidcnt : 71 TiTT
. That the Secretary nf lb- N.. miv. in hi. bT Ae United State.
shall be expended npon tho construction of a
floating dock, as hereby authorixed, the construe,
tion of tho dry dock ahaU bo suspended until the
further order of Congress.
No. 10. For improvement and necessary repairs
of the navy yard at Philadelphia, Peiuwylvauia,
one thousand six hundred dollar.
No. 1 1 . For improvement and necessary repairs
of tho navy yard at Washington, District of Co
lumbia, fifteen thousand three hundred dollars.
No. 12. For improvement and necessary repairs
ot tne navy yard at uosnort, Virginia, fifty -six
thousand eight hundred dollar.
No. 13. For improvement and neccaaar ? repair
or tlio navy yard near rensaeola, Honda, and
for a naval constructor at said place, thirty-five
thousand three hundred dollars. .
No. 14. For necessary rt-pairs of the hospital
building and its dejiendcncics at Charestnwn,
Massachusetts, Uiroo thousand hiiro hundrcd and
No. 15. For finishing copperinir thernof of the
hospital building at Brooklyn, New York, fifteen
hundred dollars. r
No. 16. For necessary repairs of the hospital
Duildingand its dependencies at Norfolk Virginia,
thirteen thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
No. 17. .For the buililintr an ice-house and pri.
vies at tho hospital at Pcnsacoht, two thousand
No. 18. For noccssnry repairs of Uio Pliiladel
phia naval asylumr oaa thousand jJircohunUred
No. 19. For defraying the expenses that may
accrue for the following purposes, vix: tor freight
and transitortation of materials and store of cvo-
oscriptlon-f for wlHTr&ge and dockage; storerage
ana rem , travelling expenses oi umccrs una
transportation of seamen ; house rent to purser,
when duly authorized ; for funeral expense ; fur
commissions, cleric hire, olhco rent, stationery,
and fuel to navy agents; fur premium and inci
dental expenses of recruiting ; for apprehending
deserters ; for compensation to judge advocate ;
for per diem allowance to porson attending
courts marliul and court of inquiry, or other ser
vices aurhorized by law :. for printing and station
ery of every description, and for working tho
lithographic press; for books, maps, charts, mathe.
roatical and nautical Instruments, chronometers,
models, and drawings; for the purcliaro and re
pair of fire engines and machinery ; for the repair
of (team engines in navy yards ; for the purchase
and maintenance of oxen and horses, and for
Carta, timber wheels, and workmen's tool of eve
ry description : for postage of letters on public
service ; for pilotage and towing ships of war ;
for taxas and assessment on public property ; for
assistance rendered to vessels in distress ; for inci
dental labor at navy yards not applicable to any
other appropriation ; for coal and other fuel, and
for candles and oil for the use of navy yard and
shore stations, and for no other object or purpose
whatever, four hundred and hlty thousand dol
No. 20. For contingent expense for object not
hereinbefore (numerated, three thousand dollars.
No. '21. 1 or the charter of steamers Splendid
and Clarion, in September and October, eighteen
hundred and forty-ouo, far the survey of Nantuck
et Shoal, four thousand three hundred and forty,
five dollars and thirty-nine cent.
No. 23. For carrying into effect tho acts for
the suppression of the slave trade, including the
support of recaptured Africans, and thoir removal
to Africa, under authority of said acts, including
an unexpended balance of former appropriations
carried to tho surplus fund, ten thousand five hun
dred and forty. three dollars and forty-two cent.
Io. -J. for tho transportation, arrangement,
and preservation of articles brought and to be
brought by the exploring expc dition, twenty thou
sand dollars, if so much bo necessary.
No. 21. For pay of officers, non-commissioned
ofiicars, musicians, privates, and servants, serving
on shore, and subHistcnce of officers of the marine
corps, one hundred and eighty-three thousand
threo hundred and eighty-one dollar.
No. 2U. for provisions for the non-commission-
cd officers, musicians, privates, and servants and
washerwomen, serving on shore, forty-five thou,
sand fifty.four dollars and ninety-nine cent.
No. 2U. For clothing, forty-three thousand six
hundred sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.
INo. Mi. f or fuel, sixteen thousand two hundred
seventy-four dollar and twelve cents. '-
JP 3- Fr keeping barracks in repair, and for
rent ol temporary barracks at ivcw York, six
no. J. for transportation ot othcere, non
commissioned officers, musicians, and privates,
and expenses of recruiting, eight thousand dol
lars. No.3fLFor medicines, hospital supplies, Bur-
gicul instruments, pay of matron and. honpital
No. 31. For military stores, pay of armorers.
stores, Hags, drums, fifes, and other instruments.
two thousand eight hundred dollars.
No. 32. For contingent expense of said corrw.
hxiz. For freight ferriage, toll, wharfage, and cart-
ago lor per diem jllowancc tor aticnuing couru
martial and court of inquiry ; compensation to
judge advocate ; bouse runt, where there arc no
public quarter assigned ; per diem ullowanee to
enlisted men on "Constant labor j expenses of bury
ing deceased marines ; printing, stationery, forage,
pjiwtagejjnjiublic letters exponses in pursuit of
deserters ; caiioTes and Oil. uliaw barruck fumi.
-ture, bed sacks, spades, axes, shovels, picks, car-
pentors' tool s, and for keeping SKhorse lor tne
messenger, seventeen thousand nine hundred and
eighty dollars, -
Sneaker of the House of Representatives.
WILUE P. ANGUM,
President of the Senate pro tempore.
fPuBuc No.' 36.1
AN ACT for the benefit of the county of Holt, in
the folate of missouri.
Be it enacted bv the Senate and House of Rt.
presentatiles of the Ignited States of America in
Congress assembled. That the proper authorities of
the coimty of Holt, in the tale of missoun, be,
and they hreby arc, authorized to inak entry, at
tho projicr land office, within one year next after
the date of this act, at the minimum price, of the
west half of the south-west quarter of section
numbered twentysix and the east half of the
southeast quarter of section numbered twenty
seven, in township numbered sixty,, and range
numbered thirty-eight, situated in said county of
Holt, making one hundred and sixty acre, upon
which the scat of justice of wid county is located,
in full satisfaction of the claim of said county
under the provisions of the act entitled " An act
granting to the counties or parishes of each State
and Territory of the United tate in which the
public lands are situated, the right of pre-emption
to quarter sections of lands for scats of justice
within the same" approved twenty-sixth of may.
ona thousand eight hundred and twenty-four:
lin.1.1.11 ..,.1 h .vr he n sold
prior to tho date of this act.
Approved, August 1, 16-Ui.
A discarded lover in Philadelphia bung
In III. ia,lrtf .ml ...I ? l-.A....i.l 1
uj ... incuui u, maieuu i lions oi ago and sox was thus tnus sname
shooting himself. - Much bctter-sportrtliisl fuHy dLsgraced-and -vtrtwIly-eVstreyed in
than drowning in a cistcrrt - the bosom of a christian country T Until
Horrible degradation ol women
The attention of tho humane in England
has recently been called to tho practice of
employing women, and ctmuren ot Dotn
sexes, ia tho coal mines; and, incredible as
it may appear to those who haye unbounded
faith in tho English philanthropy, it seems
well ascertained that ono-third of thq tens
of thousands employed in tho coal mines
are under eighteen, and one-third of these
less than THIKTEE.V years ol age!
It also appears thatut five years of age
very hiafiy of these Tiildi-cn are buried in
mines, and that cases have occurred where
children of only thuee years of age have
been taken to tho mines, and kept there
during the entire working hours to hold o
candle for tho parents." At this moment
there arc probably fifty tiiousa: women,
girls, and children under thirteen, work,
ing ten, twelve, and even six'cen hours a
day in coal Mines, up to their ancles in mud
andwatcrand inma ny jnstoncosjoj li ng
nllilnv IniiT nnd drawinsr immense weights
on their hands and feer, without even get-
tin an opportunity to stand creetj Otr!
of eleven vcars of ago are mado to carry
from 110 to 150 lbs., and women frequently
300 wei-'ht. IJusbnnds have evon been
known to severely lniure themselves in nit
ing tho weight of coals to bo placed on the
backs of their infant children!
In short, the extracts which wo find in the
London Quarterly for June, and tho West
minster Review for July, from tho report
of the Commissioners, appointed in relation
to this subject, by Parliament , exhibit a state
of things in tho collieries as mnch worse
than slavery has ever been depicted in the
West Indies, as it is possible lor me mitiu
to conceive. Wo are pieascu to learn,
however, bv the last arrival from Europe,
that Lord Ashley's bill, to ameliorate tho
condition of tho colliers, lias passeu tne
Lords, and will doubtless become a law.
In some parts of tho mines, where the
seams of coal are thick, the miner's life is
comparatively an easy one, as horses and
asses are used to draw tWcoals but of iho
SCains. liut in . mOSlZPL Jiiu nimea
seams vary from two to four feet in height,
and of course all the labor of men, women
and children, is done, in a sitting posture
frequently in an almost horizontal position.
We cony trom tlie uuarterty a ucscn mon
of the life of a trapper of eight years of
age, premising that they are lrcqucntiy sun
" I he trapper, a child ot cigtit years of
age, awakened by his mother at half past
two, a. M., puts on his clothes by tho ever
blazing fire of a collier's cottage, fills his
in bottlo with collec, and starts down the
shaft; walking in tho' bowels of tho earth
for more than a mile along tho horse-way,
he reaches tho larrow-wcy, used by the
young men and boys who push their trams
with the tubes on tho rails to the Jlah a
debatcable land, where the horso and bar-
row-ways meet, and where the coals arc
transferred to the ' rollery,' or horse car-
nagc, to bo ultimately delivered at the shaft
by ways of tho quadruped, instead of the
biped who had hitherto brought them from
the hewer. The child takes his place on
one of tho barrow. ways, in a small hole
rscttfflicdTjut for him of thtrsizc,of'rr'c!nm".
ney-nook his duly is to sit sido of the
'door or trap,' which closes the way,, and
to open it tho moment ho hears the putter
running up his tub;. for twelve hours hp
squats down with the dooi- string in his
hand, without daring to move from the spot.
He-rts solitary'and liasnd"orie loJairf to
him, for in tho pit tho whole of people,
lis lather may nave given mm lor the lirst
week or two a candle, but the boy's daily
wages of ten pence is soon not thought
enough to sparo three half-pence for light.
He may tako to his coftec-bottle and bread,
but should he fall asbep, a smart cut with
the 'yarn-wand' from adoptity ovenmn
never fails to rotiso him a mild punish
ment as compared to that which the nutter
jwmirdttave4nflietod had he found thoduor
closed r .and. his tram, stopped.: J. Jgot my
mummers twice,' means, I was twice so beat
en. (App. I., p. 594) Thus the young
creature soon learns practically that on him
depends the lives of the whole community;
on tho closing of the door the ventilation of
tho mine hinges. - At four o'clock a ery of
' Loose, loose !' is shouted down the shaft,
and carried on by signal voices for ' many
miles through roads and passages to the
very extremity of tho mine. The trapper
hears it, but must wail until the last putter
has passed with his train, nnd then he pur
sues his journey to the foot of the shaft,
waits his turn for ascent, and returning to
his father's cottage, finds a dinner of pota
toes and bacon, a large fire, and, it is Imped,
a quiet home : ho is then thoroughly wash-
cd in hot water and put to bed. He avoids
a game with his coevals, lest he should fall
asleep the ncxOny3TtrapTlZZr "Z I
The Saturday after' pay-Friday' is a holi
day at tho pit, which is spent by him in sleep
till nine, and then in picking up horse. ma
nure on the highways for his father's gar
den. Sunday is,-in many places, devoted
to his school, and to his church, to walk
with his playmates, and to his good din
nor,' and hi bed ; and then comes Mon-
day and tlie. pn,1"'
Here comes a scene without a parallel',
we should hopo, in the civilized world.
Who could have imagined that all distinc-
H . i
this stain is wiped out, Englishmen should
cease to cry out against American slavery:
" If tlie employment of malo infants (fo r
truth will allow us use no other term) in
subterranoan labor, be abhorrent to every
feeling of humanity, how shall we express
ourselves with referenco to tho immersion
of female children in tin? abyss of darknesss
and toil at tho like early ago; and how de
scribe the feeling of disgust with which wo
read of their being engaged, in tho years
vi ojiunuigtu womanhood, in the sarno oc
cupations us their male companions, incir
cumstances repugnant to1 the remotest idea
ol decency ; nay, even in the performance
of labors which the other will scarcely sub.
mit nt any age to share, such as tho " coal
bearing ot the east of Scotland?
In many of the colleries in lhr U'mI
IdinO nt lctahlMl na fn - 1.. .. .. ...
thn an,u,-nrnnA x.. . .t :..
( ... ,Uinml ua 1UI UStJCIUlUS IU
. t . t v. lift. ill. liieie in u
wwtnawn nj scxt but the labor is distribut
ed indillerently among both sexes, except
mat it is comparative v rare for the
women to hew or get the conls although
there are numerous instances in which they
rermrrtriyTieTTorrn even this work. In rrrent
numbers of the coal pits in this cjistrict, the
men work in a state of perfect nakedness,
.and arc in this state auistcd in their labors
by females of all ages, from cir!s of six
years old to women of twenty. one, these
females being themselves quite nuked down
to the waist
They hurry with a btit and chain as
well us thrust, snys Mr. Thomas IVarce ;
there are as many girU as boys employed
about here. ' One of the most disjrustin"
sights I have ever seen,' says the sub-corn
missioner, was that of young females,
dressed like boys in trowsers, crawling on
all fours, with belts round their waits, and
chains passing between ther legs, at day
pits and llunshelf Bank, and in many small
pi's near Ilolmfirth anJ New Mills. It
exists also in several other places.
. On descending Messrs. I loop woods' pit
at Darnsley, stales the same sub-commissioner,
' I found assembled around a fire a
groop of men, boys and girls, the girls as
well as tho boys ttark naked down to the
waist; their hair bound up with a tight enp,
and trowsers supported by tlieir hiw. (At
Silkstono and at l'lockton they work in their
shifts and trousers.) Their sex was re
cognizable only by their breast, and some
little dithcu.ty occasionally arose in point
ing out to mo which were girls and which
were boys, and which caused a great deal
of laughing and joking. In the Flockton
and 1 horiihui pits the system is even more
indecent ; for though tho girls are clothed,
at least three fourths of tho men for whom
thfty liurry work are ttark naked, or with a
flannel waistcoat only, and in this state
tliey assist one another to fill the curves 18
or 20 times a day : I have seen this done
The most contemptabla creature upon
the foot.stool of God, is the idle young rr.an
He is a fool for he does nothing for
himself or society. There is no reason
why any one should like him why the
world should desire his presence or miss his
He is a knave he cats without labor,
every man shall prodi
sutnes the fashionable exquisites produces
nothing the world is just as much ths
ujiii'co fif f.vtvT m rmi.nl t K'mi
.... -.-.-.-. J- XT jli-r .- .U-
every meal lie eats.
More truly honora
in the si"!
ills I In
Ircsh earth, blowing and sweat!
sun or the artizen who shapes a shoe for
the farmer or the seamstress who plies
the needle for twelve shillings a week, than
the haughtiest aristocrat in the world.
What but a young bandit is he who rides
about and walks in Hroadway, drawing his
revenues from tho toil of a score or Iwo of
There will come a time w hen tte-dmiws
ol humanity will Do driven trom the. Invc
of society. When thelaw ' except a man
work, neither shall he cat.,' sliill bcenforccd
when the idler will be everywhere held
p oontcmpt. The lime is corni ng.
One of the most alTIcting occurrences of
the season is recorded in tho U. S. (iazetle,
Philadelphia.', A ladTlbe s n of MrTJohn
And)', near Heading, while engaged on
Saturday in gathering blackberries, drop
ped his hat into a small pond. He stepped
into the water to regain the hat, but finding
himself detained by the mud into which he
was sinking called out for help Mrs. An
dy, his mother, hearing the cry, rushed to
his rescue, but found herself also unable to
save the lad, or to aid herself. Her cries
brought to her assistance her married
daughter, Mrs.. Boycr, who sprung intojhe
water but -was unablo to e licet any good,
and they all perished in tho iond, mother
daughter and son. The pond in which tlusc
persons wc.rc drowned is, perhaps, not
more than twenty feet ncioss, though the
water and soft mud are fifteen feet deep.
. i :
Fruaicr says : " I certainly blatno no
nary elegancies of life for refusing to mar
ry a poor man, but must beg my sweet
friends to recollect, that though a man
without loneyjs poor, ,yct a man with no
thing butuqouey is fctill poorerT
without production, lives by his ,. -., , , ' .
, or that of some one to which he . . . '. . , , .
U. ., r . ciienieui. i uero are ioiiji intervals oi si-
is the law of nature, that I, , , . . . ,.-
ui.v iiiMi.ii us ue UUII-
Woman and TOn Triage.
BY WASUIKUTON IEVINO.
I havo speculated a great deal upon ma.
trimony, I havo seen young and beautiful
women, tho prido of gay circles, married
as tho world says well. Some have
moved into costly houses, and tlnir friends
hnvo all como nnd looked at their splendid
arrangements for happiness, and they have
gone away 'and committed them to their
sunny hopes cheerfully and without fear,
It is natural to bo sanguine for young, and
at such times I am carried awtty by similar
feelings. I lovo to get unabscrvod into a
corner una watch tho bnilo in tier white
nttirc.aud with her smilins face and her
soft eyes moving before mo in their pride
of life, weave a waking dream of her future
i.. ir .i..:.
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KAl...n I !.:..!, I. . ..!....., II -.U ,T...
luxurioWsoTa as the twilight falls and build
gay hopes, nnd murmur in low tones the
now unbidden tenderness, and how thrilling
tho allowed kiss, and the beautiful endear
ments of wedded life, will make even their
parting joyous, and how gladly come b'ick
from the crowd and the empty mirth of the
gay to each other's quiet company. 1 picture
to myself that young creature, who blushes
even now,at his hesitating caress, listening
eagerly for liis footsteps as the night steals
on, and wishing thauhe would come; nnd
when he enters ot last, and, with an alH-c
tion as undying as his pulse, folds her to
his bosom , I call fet'l the very tide that goes
flowing through his heart and gaze with him
on her graceful form as she moves about
him foi the kind offices of affection, sooth-
ing all hisNuinuiet cares, and making him
forget even himself, 111 her young and un
shadowed beauty. -
1 go forward for years, and sec her luxu
riant hair put soberly away from her brow,
and her girlish" graces ripening into dignity,
and her bright loveliness chastened with
tho gentle meekness ofmaternal affection.
Her husband looks on her with a proud eye,
and shows her the 'same furvtmt lovo and
tho delicate attention which firstVon her,
and fair children arc growing up about
them, and they go on full of honor and u
troubled years, and arc remembered when
they die! . . .
I say I love to dream thus when I go to
give tho young bride joy. Ins tho natural
tendency of feeling touched by loveliness,
that fears nothing for itself, and if I ever
yield to darkpr feelings, it is because the
light of the picture is changed. . I am not
fond of dwelling upon such changes, nttd I
will not, minutely, now. I allude to it only
because I trust that my simple page will be
read by some of the young and beautiful
beings who move daily across my path, and
I would whisper to them, as they glide by,
joyously nnd confidently, tho secret of an
lhe picture 1 have drawn above is not
peculiar. It is colored like the fancies ol
the bride; and ninny, oh! many an hour
will she sit, with her rich jewels lying loose
in her finge.rs, and dream such dreams as
these. She believes them tio and. she
goes on for a while, undeceived. The eve
ning is not too long while they talk of plans
for happiness, and the quiet meal is still
pleasant with delightful novelty of mutual
reliance and attention. 1 here comes soon,
however, a time when personal topics bc-
und the husband, first, iu his manhood,
breaks ia upon tho hours they were to spend
together. 1 cannot follow it circumstun-
iially, ijre me Jung Ii
rest.essness,and terrible misgivings oleacn
others worth and affection, till, by and by,
iheif rim r-.nnr.enl llieir n.ienin..is no Ihiit.
er, and go out separately to seek relief, and
lean upon a hollow world for the support
which one who was their lover and friend
could not give them!
Heed this, yc who are winning by your
innocent beauty, the ulteeiioiis of high,
minded and thinking beings ! Ucmembvr
I give up the brother of his heart
with whom he has had, even a fellowship
p ,;,; ,,.. rrillj, , r ,., tmiriT .ry j
ruunyrs in -tlie race lor lainev iviio have
held with him a stern companionship, and
frequently, in his passionate love, he will
break away from the arena of his burning
ambition, to come and listen to the " voice
of the charmer." It will bewilder him nt
first, but it will nol long; and then, think
you that an idle blandishment will chain
the mind that has been used, for years, to
an equal communion ! Think you he will
give up, for a weak dalliance, the' animating
themes of men, and the search into the
mysteries of knowledge? Oh! no, lady:
believe me no! Trust not your influ
ence to such light fetters! Credit not old
fashioned ..absurdity that woman's is a se
condary lot ministering to tho necessities
of her lord and master! It is a higher de
stiny I would award you. If your iminor
ta lit v is as complete and your gift of mind
as capable as ours, I would put no wisdom
of mine against ( lull's allotment. I would
charge you to water the undying bud, and
give it a Wealthy culture, and open Us bentuy
to the sun, and then you may hope, that
when your life is bound with another, you
will go on equally, and in a fellowship that
shall pervade every earthly intCHesi! ,
-"t, fjawhtc'l , Duwktti; said au nitwit
tho other day, " I wawnt you lo tell uc
what I can get to put intaw inawy head to
make it roight?"
" It wsnLs nothing hul brains." said thi
-LoirtiA. LkUvit f rti 1 luaftsiunmi. ntwl 4. I i vl it ttllrkra. .
I ieiie,unu ueiee-ieu v 11111101113 ui weai mess,
It ia not difficult to be decided, were this
all; but to be decided and firm while lli
feelings and voieo are as soft as tho lute, is
difficult. Your child has no judgment.
Many times every week, ond swinctimea
every day, he must be denied, and his wish,
es and will bo made to submit to yours.
When he is well you must of necessity bo
constantly thwarting his inclinations, for
bidding him, or commanding him; and
when he is sick, you must forco him, and
stand further than ever'aloof from indul
gence, liven when you feel that he is on
the bed of death, you must control him,
govern him, command him, and see that ho
obeys. Your own decision, energy and
firmness must never waver for a moment in
his presence. Whileamothcr'shcanpleads
for indulgence, you must have a resolution
which will lead you to do your duly, even
while the heart bleeds, and the eyes ween.
That noble mother who held her child whiio
his legs was amputated, und did it with u
firmness which he dared not resist, and
with a tenderness that madu him feel that
hiheylid itforhis good, who docs iiotadnireT
lhesetwo qualities decision and mild
ness arc seldom found in muu. Ho Ls
either too stern, or too lenient. But tho
mother slio can possess thorn both, and ha vu
them both iu exercise at the same moment.
She must, however, huve the uid of Heaven.
She must seek it in prayer, ut the foot of
the Throne, and there alio will find lit.
I could point you to a son who cherishes
the memory of his mother as something ia
cxprcssibly dear and sncrcd. She was rt
rwidow, and ho her only son. When a
young man, ho said or did something m tho
presence of his sister and a cousin, both
young ladies, highly improper.- His mo
ther told him of his fault, mildly and kind
ly, and requested him to mako an apology
to the girls. This he declined. . She in.
sistcd upou it, and even laid her commands.
He refused. ,She next requested him to go
with her into his chamber in the third story.
He complied. She then very coolly took
tho key, and told him sho should lock the
door, and he would neither see her face,.
rhorreceivc food, till ho submitted.
Tlie next day, she called at Iho door of
he prisoner. " My son, arc you ready to
comply with, my request ?"
" No, mother."
The second day tho samo question was
asked, and the same answer received.
The third day sho went to tho door, and
said, "James, you think by holding out
thus, "your mother will yield, and come to
your terms ; but you do not know her. I
am in the path of duty, and 1 shall not yield,
till the timbers of this houio decay ttnd fall,
should 1 life so long !"
That evening he would have sent a me
sage to his mother, but he had no messen
ger. Un lhe'4tii day, no promiseu to uo
whatever sho required, cme openea tne
door, and her pale, sickly.looking boy em.
braced her with tears, asking her pardon, .
and submitted to her requisitions. He haa
since been seen to shod tears of gratitude
oyer that decision and faithfulness, and to
assert with tho utmost confidence, that it
was this firmness in his widowed mother,
that saved him from irrevocable ruin. Rev
- Arofa to- th. W4iit.-" Ilerai abrieL . .
sentence, full of meaning, that a certain
class of renders should ' read, mark, learn,
and inwardly digest': ' Newspaper borrow.
ers arc always the keenest critics, fheir
n.xc.a sniifT nnlfllliiin nnd lllflir nlim VP1
water at error, w hich they steal to read,
Pay for their paper, 'always have a big
pocket in their hearts, filled with the milk of
indulgence. It takes one of your stealing
and borrowing frutcrnily to turn out the
real, double-distilled bitterness of fault-find.
A lady made complaints to Frederick
King of Prussia.
" Your, majesty," said she, "my bus-
King Thai is none nf my hiisinog
u.mu u v. u l nil. vuuij.
Lady. But bespeaks very ill of you.
King. Tliat is none of "your business.
A Solemn Thought. When we look
abroad over tho great potato patch of tho '
world wo see innumerable hills filled to
overflowing with the very smallest kind of
" taters," and a feeing of sadness comes
over us at the thought they'll never bo any .'
Sir Robert Peel's father was an apprcn.
tice ot Crayford in Kent. A fellow op
prcntice declared that Peel and himself hud
frequently sold skimmed milk together at a
penny a quart in the streets of Crayford.
A young sprig from New York visited
the Shakers at Lebanon lhe oilier day, and,
as lie was wondering through lhe village,
encountered La stout he arty specimen of iIki
sect and thus accosted him : " WelT, brood
brim, are you much of a Shaker ? " Nay,"
said the other, " not overmuch, but 1 can
do a little tlmt way." So lie seized the as
tonished (Jothamito by the collar and uear.
Iv shook him out of his boots.
Seven hundred suits huve been brought
to the present term of the Court of Com
mon Pleas in the city of St. Luurs, ' being-
an increase of fifty per cent, since the"1 last
term. Tlie Missouri Republican savsthis
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