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' Editor ami" Ytrttiot-; 't-
SALISBURY, N CV AUGUST la
NO. Ml, OF VOL. XX.
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f the end of a year, will bo eoiwidercd as a new en-
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inserted, at one dullrt per square tor the first insertion,
tmi cu"1 fur each vmtiimanc-Court and Judicial
-Jlvertisenieiit will be chirked 25 per cent more tiian
the tbc-v price A deduction ot fftj per cent from
Hie regular price will bo made to yearly advethra.
. Adortiaenienl aent in for publication, must have ilia
- ytuubo of tww worked on them, f thfywiflt t ttttcr-
' led till loruta, ana cnr ror ccoruiugij. -4
iMitn addressed to the EdkWou business muU bel :,
ptt faid, or they will not be attyndwA ta ' j -
from tie; Chmbett't Edinburg JowImI.. ' v
MONSIEUR J)URANCE. i - . V
TBI MAM Of Tlli tWO ADVEMTtlRtiS, '
IieiW destined early for a mercantile proftanioh,
win sent whenHrtrrtrtif fiftecTtXfednTro'
' iiuurdoaux,' in order to acquire tlio know ledge re-
quiJite forny proposed pursuits, in tho counting. i
. . kous of oneol the urst eatttblisluuents in that n
Vientcity, llie head of this firm, -which was an
extremely wettlthy one, was M. Durance, a geii:
tleman who, frohi an old friendship for fuiher,
" took me Idto hit own house, and whs niosl parent
ally kind to iiie.',xJJI. Durance was well up in
vears. round and ruddy in an;t. social in" bis
habits, and possessed f one of the; Very best of
" - s t a 11
; liearts 110 naa one loioie, noweycrvnicn .made
the good soul almnt intolerable to mankind. Not
i withstanding the great extent of the btwinCs he
had conducted, ha had seldom bt-en out of Hour.
deaux. H had only onco been nt Pahs,' but ihat
'omt) was enough. . On that occasion h had niet
TVitfi' lwi a dtcntitt't. Oh; Ihbste twq irrfvwitiires T
Tongue cauuot tell, nor brain conceive, the delight
wbiub the worthy man took in narrating these in.
- tidqits, llljs frieud jver le llierly in a rtnte
of perpelunl alarm.. They never hearH tho words,
uid you ever bear m tell" or een, "Fhd
; ' i jo internal ebvoMer, and an instant ret reMt if p,:
. fil.le. M D'd, youliself wasnotijib to bring out.
I cool perspiration. 'Forlf ttte'gond old merchant
once began, panne or rest was-out of the nejtion
jifjlie succeeding couple of hours. . I low often
- havj I buett' compelled, after (hiiner, to listen to
tliwtwe eternal advetituresr It was not that they
, verMDioteretmg in themeelves, On the contra
, rj, ihry wro4 a very remarkable order, and
' idil uiOie remarkable havigg occurred at one
cand tl saena (ime.- Hot who can hstEn "even to
feood thin? forever !'"NeHrtlK'Ioj w it htu
;iUTilleJ'r-uoef'cii ever have sullered froej M.
Durance's perpetuities,' we shall repeat Ibtnn once
more,'with a little rUore breVityMham.il utl
honest man's oraches to emnloy
' M. Durance had occasion to go to Paris upon
'teineasr Ile tiad i"carriage:6r' dh'ariOT iii which
he proposed to travel j but at the tune when he
t'ound it convenient to el out, tins vehicle required
a slight repair, and the merchant, thon compara
tively V0UI12 and active, dioituht it bent to ride
- slowly forward on hursuBack iUr a coui4of stagr,
1 ..ii.nl I., n r 1 1 1 ' I ha aim n.u a ua I
liini. .at. uuranco mus iiujwu iu enjoy, lor some
patLot . lney , a- taw - lomurely -yrevr-trf thi
.c.otuilr..tucA-mJiaai-eMy'e r i 'seiin'Tjcyiinc
a tew oules1 distance Irom -hu 4wft 4KMattaei -Ac
-.rordtiicly. aiJFtr.:gvinS IJl instiuctioiis to the ser
and well armed, lor be carried a larje sum tu bill
and wwieyt 'f JtHft jotUj.bW-sloiit
suiru anu a uur inaro m courni:s , yei uoi niucn
J,of either was required to travel alone at that peri
od, owirig to the admiiable deirree of etficieiicy in-
-1-which the famous Foucnw had brought the po
lice of the country.' -.,,
M. Durance's urt day's travel was unprinluc
tire of any wonderful event, lie mopped before
Dighifll at a vilhige inn, rested comfortably, and
, Ml morning pursued bis route. While riding
.'slowly along the border of a large .wood, in the
CiretwiA of the second day, lie observed a party of
- men oo horseback, t short way before him. He
Continued his courno, aud tliey did (he same ; but
tbe merchant was uncomfortably surprised in the
end to observe, them frequoutty turniii" round, one
after another, apparently to look at him. M. Du-,
ranee tliought of bis pistols, and bgan to be very
uueacy. Tbe road now struck into the wood a -,
ready mentioned, and when in the middle of it,
Pour Durance waa shocked to see the men hull.
audiuiu round to observe him, as if simultaneous
ly- The nierchaut wus at this time but a short
cutanea from them, and could not help drawing up
his borne also for a moment. While be was in
t'M wntion, QiiQ-.ofJha. men, aHer an apparent
wBWWUaiou wuh U K-4e4V thetw and dvan-
ce4 to our friend.
"Now is the time,? thought Durance ; here
come the demand folj my purse! What is to be
JdAodOhft worthysjoul'a hart-ankwrtlim
nun, as he thought of tbe heavy sum w hich he
ii-. . .
" nen the man came on, however, there was no
demand of this kind made. Tbe stranger's first
."rdlln Hurnnce werei "What w yuui )uiMWc
heret" The merchant hesitated, and at length
"smmered out, I am come upon an hmiest er
nnd, I.hope like yourselvea." " Ah, i thouchl
replied the etranirer. - Then, after a moment'
- paiis, he crmtinued, "Well, wbat will you take
y 8.,wy " Will you take one hundred louis ,
jystifiea' thorooglilv, Durance, almost by accident,
bolted out a "aSi!1 The man again spoke, and
.aid, H cannot oiler you more without epeaking
o ny companione." W ith which words. be turned
y, and rejoined bis baud. , .r
M. Durance never was so much puzzled in hi
tile, but his spiiita rose a he saw no intention oo
part of the men -to- injure him, and he waited
.qwetfy till tbe stranger' return. That personage
.' not kmg away, and when he tetorned to the
"fchantj a bag of money was in hit hand. This
""g he held out to Durance, saying,. We bave
..ornate the resolution of just tiering you three
hundred louis at once here they re if you
. choose to go away. - Now, do take them," contin
, wed he: "opoo my word we cinnot oIRr more."
, Durance eat more bewildered than evef, and wa
about to speak, when the bag waa thrust info hi
band by ilia Granger, wbo at Im same time aaid,
' Now, do take it without another word. It will
be as well for you, perhaps, a you are alone , and
( can tell you there r nonie 1 determined fellows
yonder, who would think it nothing to drive you
' oil, . Uul 1 whs for a compiomise, and, upon my
honour, we cunool give more." With this the
y ami turned to move away, Part of hie lust sjiuech
hud omdea powerful impression "on Durante, Who,
though utterly unable to tell tkeii,eai.tug of all
tins, tiioutit it Wise to pocket the bag, and rule
onward. , lleodid, ao, and soon lost sight of the
Ifdfinnlu Klaa..! Mf4 I.. ,k.l 'M.na . -
strangely liberal party he had met
' fligh'ilall, pondering all the way on what bud pas. ;
ed, yet incspablu of coniins to any conclusion' on ,
the aubject.- iht reaching the tillage whero he j
prou lu row au Bigm, no was joiuea oy in '
- jseaiiit, Joseph Demway, with the charioi.and on!
vurowg oj ovjr puiwcu iirair jouruoy ill lull
- vcliu lp.-' Nothing of interest occurred ibroughoct
i-lheir further progreajn. riotil they reached the very
f'flie of Pna. . But juxt ne the vehicle was pa.--
i'ng the barriera gcutietuanly-lookirig person came
ruucej " tut, vou will nave toe goodness to go
with me." " What J" eaid the merchant, whitb
er must I go? and why lua lew lone of voice,
and with the utmost civility, tue gentleman replied,
" Vou will permit rue to have the honour, sir, ot i
you to M. Fouche " M. Foucbe !w J
''ejaculated M Durance, in no small alarm at the
UiouglU Vt' what the famous head of the police
. could want With him ; M 1 have committed no of
fence, I have broken no law, and 1 cannot under,
fctand why 1 should be sent for by," The
stranut short this speech by saying, Hl have
.been waiting for some time upon you, sir, being
instructed that you would arrive in a carriage like
this J and, Jour person, portmanteau, and every
' thing alwut ou, answer the descr.jdioo given to
Jiie. t cannot tneretore bd miilukenjn lite party,
and you w ill bave the goodness to attend me jo M,
k I'ouelie, who will himself explain his business with
you, which is mora than I cao do.'' f hrre was
uo reiwtllig thin pereuipturily avij request. Uy
the. stranger s directions, M. Durance sent on bis
and, seeing no aiternauve, followed um inessengex
Vi 41m ottieethenead vt the pic r""-;
M. Fouclie received our here wub tlte utmost
politeness, altd, after reqnesiiug him to be sewted,
-entered immediitcly du a denurot certain Bwiters,
, which made die eves of M. Durance rrow as
round asfuU' eWms, and Ud the good man ta the
conclusion that Fuoche and the gi-ntlemao to black
here tbibgs synonymous. H You ara 'M. Do-
raqce, ot UordoajuUii-newrfot tbe iteosive mer.
caiilile "bouse that bears your name: you have in
irporlioauteau the suw-ef, (aaniing the
Tin siiecie, and tho sum of ut bills;
you are,aoout to roaidx at the hotel It., near tbe
lloiilevards; and it is your custom to retire to rest
- about tievei o'ekeka". These are but aria rf'itv
. particulars regarding M. lrailCe'sTituatloonHir
T poscit. and , habit. wlucU -4h puli3tiiereery-
seemed to be aware ot. 1 tie merchant sat iu
M. Fouche evidently enjoyed his visiter's won
der, and bulbre any reply could be made, the police
functionary - coiuUiued- 4he rather" startliiiff
words : - S r, are youaXman of couraaeI!: We
already that M. Durance had a
good ueai of spirit about tain,- nrt be" "was now I
TTWf1toTI1l hi. cor.- and K m-A ,n l,u, h
cuuho ot" "flie. quetun.- 8irX- answered; M.
iiignt. " Kuooea ana m jruerea i ecinned itie
T' ciou beuveu! cau this be true I" It is true," re
turned M. Fouche. M V on have seen btwXmuch
of tbe truth, relative to your allairs, 1 am acquain
ted with, aud this also is the truth. Mv reason
for putting a queUou to you, atk-cting your courv
age, u tins, ii you nave enougn ol mat quality,
you will g to your hotel, aud retire to rest at the
usual hour, placing your purtmaineau, as usual, by
your bedside, aud betraying do suspicion to those
around you. Only lake care not to fall asleep
auJ leave the rest to me. It will be unnecessary,
and, indeed, improper for you to look into tbe clo
sets or beneath the bed. ' " Iu sliurt, do notinng,
but go to rest as you would do at home, aud leave
the rest to me. Have you resolution to do Ibis?"
M. Durance meditated a little, as was not uuua-
tuuul, before giving an answer, on w'hicli the head
of the police addressed him. " If you do' not fcel
inclined tu go through with tins atluir, I will pro
cure ctac to persouale you. This would render I lie
allair more, dillicolt, aud its success hrss certain,
but it might be done." " So, no," exclaimed our
friend, " 1 will do it myself. 1 will act precisely
as you direct, leaving my life in your hands."
" You may du so, sir," replied Ma-Fouchej- with
Alter a repetition of his instructiims, and receiv
ii.ij some further particulars relative to the intend
ed attack on bun, the worthy merchant U ft M.
Fuucue, uh1 hatiug prAWured s, street vitete, ;w
- driven tu the hotel whither he had sent his servant
and carriage. The evening was now pretty well
advanced, and ere M. Durance had rested himself
and taken some refreshment, it wanted little more
tllH I"-"' Ii.i.ira l.ml liiam
T tie ine iiitiJtiir
himself incapable of going out, and lie therefore
aoucht a book aud sat still. Put, w ith his usual
kindness of heart, he did not wish to conQne oth
er on his account. Hi wmntlVniuj'avho
"wa a TariwaiiTasVed to gov out and call uon bis
friends. " Uy all means, Josepb," said .M. Lhi
ranee ; go to se yourXtiends, txil rccllct tube
here again by eleven." After this, M. Durance
attempted to read, but finding himself incapable of
following the meaning of two lines together, be
laid down the book, and thought
Joseph returned punctually at eleven, and light.
cd hia matter to bed. On beiug left alone, tbe
courage of the merchant almost gave way. He
looked around 'biin. As M. Fouche bad said, there
were too largo closets iu the room. Tbe thought
that, al that instant, his intended murderers might
be there, came aero tlie mind of M. Durance,
and he wa strongly tempted to satisfy hirrrself-he-
fore be lay down. l!u he recolfectcd his promise
he remembered how accurate the intelligence
M. Fouche had been on other point aud ho
solved to confide in what (id been stated to him,
and to obey every direction.; Having oome firmly
to this conclusion, he put, out the light! and lay
down on the bed. lite counsel M uot to sleep "
proved mom superilououa in the case of the honest
merchant. II. a miud and ton were too much
on the alert to permit him to slumber. Sometime,
within the first hour after he Jay down, bo thought
he heard tit!ud omits, but l!Vcy were oot contiuu
out, and led to nothing. ' ,4t length, however,
about haif-paM twelve, tlie tl,Ar of hi bedchuiuber
was 0eiied, and a glimmer cf light fell on the op
posite wall. Having purposely arranged the bed
'clothes about his bead in -aucta way as to enable
ill - ..J 1 . - . f. M 1 X '.i
ihim to ae without being se.onJvLJjuriuiceTihfti -
ft i tr-.r ' "T": ' . i
men enter, beainr a dark lantern.
and each armed with a friZrct and pistol. One
of them advanced to the" Wiide. and seized the
portmanteau. In this perrjA bee, to his horror,
me merctiant Deneia toe. luieameiits ol Uts own
servant, Jow-ph Drmaray 1 Ifbe first act of the
men waa to rip, up andyle the portmanteau ; but
while they were doing au together, each being un
able, seemingly, to tm-J tjompnuions, M, Du
ranee heard il.efu agree ui s;tUe necessity of his
own irmuediat 4ieath. ' Ignorant of the means
4rerjai:ed-hy M. Fouclst I'ox
ranee telt the perspiration ! urst upon his body ;
but he waa not kept long m litis suite, for, ere the
rillin-j of the portmanteau ctuld bo completed, the
closet dodrs burst ojien, five or six men rushed out,
and in an mutant the surprised rubbers were in tho
hands of justice. Oo ,th C'lTia-rs comini; out, tho
bedroom door at the Kama, tin was opened, and
lights brought in, showing that all tad been indeed
thoroughly prepared tor the relief of tbe merchant
and capture of the offenders.
" Aha 1 M. Durance would here say, when nar
rating die story himself, H wbat think you ot my
sccoud adveotursj t Alore wonderful still than the
first, was it not f
! Whatever may berthought: on this point, there
'is obviously tene of tnjxUry in the last incident,
than in the precedint-Tt6 elraordinryjici;ree
of information displayed by-M.. Fouche, resulted
simply from the circumstance of the villain Dema-
ray having written from iiuurdoaux te I'aris, an-
Bouncing to but associates the prize which was
cominr m ihcir way-.. It y he thought that a
bwucidahuiil.aiid htgrsi iaeW-i)orH
was adojitea I for. the. soiiujre of tbe oifcoutirs, and
this may be in earl true. Dt it is to be remem
bered that the slightest ryuvtom of preparation
would have awakened the suspicions of Deinaray,
and would thus have prevec ted, iii ill probability ,
tbe capture ot bw. associafwbo, though obi of.
feeders, bad Ions' escatwd" uruectKm bv the ' rjoliee.
aw - 4 w
At t other poiuta, M- Foocj.ej, doubtless, had been
afraid lest lHirance, if wiotit d jtfeviously of the
treachery of hi servant, oiher particulars,
might bare prenulurvly i!
iha srhenip. ' .-. ;tL-
i!'lhin to betray I
ifV;:., ' -
- - . -T-. V V i"'-
The wretch of a servant and his associates were
punished as they well meriled...M. Duranee,
f ratelui lor hie escape, blessed the wonderful do
nee of-his eowiitry, settled his busiuess ta hiasaxis..
Itnroam nriludllTdue lime letumMt to Kmr.
dciiv. tt waswot tilf after h!'Teturfi,"'hrtith'.
standing many enquiries, that he could gel any ra
tional eiptarmtioo. "of The li rsf of bis twii' adven
tures. Finally, however, by dint of local investi
gation, the mystery was solved. And what doe
the--reader think wee the cause of the three bun
dred louis being given lu him,' jrilh such strange
and apparently causeless liberality! 1 he explana
lion ts stmpte. In that woxJ, onj fhe.tulfitiiouaia
querirontTnere was to be a great sale ol cut wood,
which (he party p( men bad come Iroih a distance
to Iwy 1n cwMrt wjfh" WW aiiotherr
for lar great wramVuttving reason to h pe that no
body would appiJaf3MstMm
seeing M.' Durance in their ttack, they at once
eoiiiluded thai ho was on (lie snme errand " as
11 w -. . . A . . lulAat.rm.f.'
themselves. n consuttatioiu they thought it
worth their while to endeavor buy up his oppo
sition, by the onVr of a uood nnd sum. M..Dur
mistake as to his purpose. Tke is..uo is known
io the reader.
it is not exactly in our power to say to wlmt
extent M. Durance carried his enquiries, with tlie
view of restnrinz the tbree hundred louis. We
believe he ollerud publicly to gt it up on call, but
that it wa never claimed from lim. Perhaps the
parties werexahamed of their txtraordmary and
simple-wit led sell-deception.
HOW TO ROUS!
Tllli WATCU-O.N DECK,
The follow ui vervNamusiug siettn is from the
Sea Sketches iu tlie Ihtston .Mircaidile Journal,
from which sketches we have befire made extracts,
.V. 1'. Dttpairh
" lou know shipmates" said lack, "that some
of our Wet India traders belonghg down east, sre
very apt to ueglect keepinir a lk out ahead du,
ring the night lime, j once belcigedto the brig
AoitHoch, Captfttn iseagul, and wesailcdTtom Tort-
-4kd'howiid DwiMwwm-with aeirgrrcmisTstiTig' ofj'
- 1 umbr aud Yankee notions, and.we had the simp
lest men on board that I ever met with, and I bave
fallen in with some pretty perse taring sleeper 4
my day. But I verily believe itat some of those
long limbed, yawning yankees frm "down east"
would sleep with their heads in abuckrt of water,
especially if it was their watch deck,
Hue inijht, atut ten flays attcrJi:aniig port, rr
were crowing the pleasant latituie of the trade
winds, with II sail set closely huled, when the
captain took it into his head to ro on dock. It
was about four bells in the tniddlt watch, be found
trre ow bng, under Hie jufluence ( a tight breezn
comfortably ploughing her way song towards the
south at thexale of two or three note, and erery
man oa deck ro fan atlrrp. r
Tbe mate, and he was a (mat fellow enough
too, when he wa awake, wa enjoing a right roy
al nap on the weather hencoop, te "man at tlie
belin" desirous of following such 'laudable exam
ple, had oippered tbe tiller with arope yarn, end
stretched himself comfortably unn the quarter
deck; the other two men of the wtch had deposi.
ted their carcasoes on a couple otsofl white pine
boards, and were snoring away, lie good follows,
(a if deeping for a wager. -
Tbe Captain saw with a glonc the lay of the
j land, and being a funny dog weal, resolved to
1 have some sport, lie went quiet to work, and
ofj unrove the Idler mpe and uasAtped the tiller,
re - 'and quietly placed it itt the small tat at the stern.
lie then took from Ihi comtanioo-way bis large
speaking trumpet, which was ud wily on very
extraordinary occasions, and passed out to the fly
ing -jib boom, and hailed the brig with tUe wboW
strength of bis lungs, and his voice was none uf
, the iiiallest. MBrig ahoy I Hard op your helot,
hard up, bard up, or I shall run yon down!'.' ;
His horrible bawling awakened the waick and
the men, who" were enjoying iheiuselvt-a on the
soft pine boards when they should hate be-.aer
ing an eye ahead and under the- lalf fngtii
ened out of their senses, and thought of course it
came from on board a stranger vessel, about con
ing down upon them, repeated the order, llturi f
The mate jumped off the hen-coop, and without
stoppinc to rutt his peepers, screamed gut fake a
mad-man, " 7urd up your helm."
" By this time the man at helm himself had re
covered his wandering senses, and had raised hiio
selfiiKin his legs. ' lie loudly responded to j!e
geneta! cry of " Hard up your belui !" and sprung
with unwonted energy tu execute the order; but
his astonishment may be more easily imagined
than described, when he found that the "helm"
had di$apjrtd! ..' . . ,
Uplaifl was in me meanwila bawling out
from the end of the flyiiig-jib boom until be was
black in the face, " W by don't you put your beta
hard up, Hard aport at once, or 1 shaM cut you
down tttlhe waters edge.1 " "
The nien in tbe waste repeated the order
44 Hard up," and ran forward to see wbat was te
'pay. The mate turned to assist the helmsman,
shouting out, Hard up your helm, you sleety
headed lubber! Hard Up your helm at ouoe ! " but
he was thunder struck when be found that' the til
ler wa nunng7nd floundered about file a Mrecli
By tbis-time the watch below of which I wat
one cam funning on dock to se what was tbe
matter, and E eoen of alarm and eonftis.ua eiieA.tlmd " 'mnehml uJ)ttnal
which went a leetle beyond any thing I ever
before er since. It wa at hut put afftnd 14 by
t 'nnlnih Si'jitriil who rsme in fri.nB llwi iiUltMwn u
an.gony of hwghterwA waeaWe te
speak, be eouiidly rated the watch (or their aerlecl
of ..duty, and he never had occtsioQTd cocnpLua
Anffdote. A friend of mine, Captain VT. Aug.
Thomson, K. N.y. residing near Kdiuburgh, ha a
dog, both the parent ot which were native of
New Foundland." At the time I refer to (lttii be
wa 1 believe, only two years old, but eufaMed all
.' the indication "of great muaculsr power, aad atagu.
, lar sagacity, lie wa considerably larger at last
tune than many full grown aniiita's of the alia
" breed, aud I always imagined hi eye poeetaaed
V("T" iculiar deireeof intellienaoe.- Due dayaay
Hfiiuud walked dneatoila sua bjach toiibstrv the
military, w,hoe barrack are M hi neighborhood.
Eertwrming tneir evutulioo, ana took tue flog witt
i in- All went on very well till the cavJry coat-
, ..iueucud frugj but-even a sound was toe mock fur
tueiartoiiisiieq jJ,uiKea xna aug u3UiCA. r U
" ing Ml pupfiy , ime umuj Mkw f ; Imi m
not very witling to stand fire, and he therefore coa
sideied ihe best "thing be could do to enwud a iw
treat. Accordingly without casting a tingle glance
toward bis master, be a Meed away houwward
at full gallop, with his tail depressed, aad is evt
dent terror. Hi master' resulence t about a
mile from the beach, and it appeared tbe eW raa
..tiia.uola-wy at fall speod-, hut- tr the boase tt id
. a gardnn, and urroniided by" lofty wall, having a
&Ue,.HliicJU alway nuu jtna; wfitqijcommuia.
iirobtem to our canine,reaspujL,Jkjr. ..ta-eet Mtrm'tr,,,,"",r'
11V wall so a to be in aalety. l b gat be could
... J"t ojkmu the wall was too high to ieep ; hosrlhca
could he enter f lie perceived at ooce bit predica
ment, and no doubt thought of the bell he bad so
often seen his master pull, and the sounds at which
were M olW fid lowed by the epeninr of the gate.
Crosiiiig lii'a Uboriog snaa
who wa pasting, and with all tbe jreatleoeas be
could assume, eixed him by tlie wrist and held
him, at the same time wagging hi tail, aad ea
deavoring to direct the man' attention to hi situa
tion. The man was at first, naturally enough,
much terrified but the perfectly senile appear
ance of the animal prevented hi fear from in
creasing. He, therefore, accompanied tha dog
acoss the road, and wat led close up to the bell,
which he at once perceived the animal required
him to pull ; thta having done, he era do tonger
detained a prisoner, and the gate being opened, be
relntnd in astonishment to the servant the tinguUr
Conduct "ol the dog. This little story is entitled to
tbe highest credit, not only oa account of the sou res
I derived it from, hut bee tune I myself have area
the dog, when desirous of leaving the room, take
his master by tbe wrist and lead rum to the door ia
order to open it. All this I bave been Mured ts
solely the result of the dogf insuacvor ret hereto-'
deed, re swmi, asheMijeyejpcciedaay. in.truotinai
" T trust that, although this anecdote baa little direct
reference to humanity in animals, 1 may he e
cuiwd taking tin opportunity of mrntiouiug jt
-rwser Ktghti r l-uflart ;w '
THFa LIGHT.. OF NATfRE.
The celebrated Mr. Hume, wrote aa eeatr ew
-the wirKMiniCT of KilUre, tud the no less celebra-
led Dr. llnbertMn, wrote oo the necessity of Rey
laiioo, and the insulliciency of tbe light of nature.
Hume came one evening to visit Robertson, and
- tlie evening wa spent on the iwhjoct." . Tlie friend
of both wert present, and it ia taid that Robertsoa
re tanned with accustomed clearness and power.
Whether Hume was convinced by hie reasoning er
not we cannot tell ; but at any rale, he did oot ac-
knowledge his conviction Hume was very much
of a gentleman, and, a be rose to depart, bowed
politely to those in the room, while, a he retired
tlirougn tne auor, nooertson t..K., the light to
show him tbe way O, sir," be continued, 1
find the light ol nature always au Ok tent," as he
bowi-d on. Tlie si reel door waa bpoo, and pre
sently, as be bowed along the rsvtry, be stumbled
ever something concealed, and pitched dowa stair
into the atreet. liooertson ran after bint with a
candle, and ts be held it over him, whispered soft-
y and cunningly You had better have a little
light from above, friend Hume," and raising him
up, be bade him good night, and retaroed to his
An JfrMt J-Ar- la ta hrpankis of kiat "
amrih. Harm W Kluasitbtrg, a stinhnt aa the
riurerwy T Prrje, Weg w kwway te Vstaoa,
arrwed at the h'.rie tosra cs" JEradt, rb Boheteia-
aod srr" eW the aagte at the CUch Eagle luo. "
iMwig rwjuiir to Hum l sa- ta U travellers
egim,fiMTt!t a Wa a correct accouotof '
aisaself. last ea ctmmx to tho cotasa. er
snutive esTthe yaw jtt." veatarrsJ t&e 4e, U
btom-K Irtiir ss.- " TVe imm Lersrr w cemplt. "'.
ance vita lie swice ityM, traasnntbrd the
wyvses- te the Ur unaaitse at eight ia the evemng.
entrred his toaa, drew In oviL asl ut iLa W
. " hat year .hsmr ssouwd the astoo.
tidied haeeaw 1 " ' -- , - V
" I'm ooeae to !ch wweuT mtlf-4 th atrnn '
-labaa he est eVj tw Un j, at adaighl, a 7
eonrade rtB reiart ssr, aad he will be inrceed.
fid by ethers old tea to sasrreer aancemg, vbett
yea -will he tnastVirrd to Jjag Coutxaw, th
chief false of this hatrict." -
W by aaa I eVaJt wa as aa effraiey f
Booms ya kaie aiyrwisij tbe Bteotioo cf
iiiimg ywtmJSi a arwreeeW whsth the harew.
uwstei via tMraarr, maStt aay tetbrnca whatey.
M.de Kosftherg irj to he takm ;
ionhwiik to the sngtrMe, Vat list soUer deela. ;
red that hn erJers ww te ! stnst watch over
bias ta lus nme. Xnt ssuraatg at lea aelbc,
a smo-oossssuisiumi csSbra'aatl mA hmxtr anad ..
in awn ta easrwa ewaveted ki
a carnage lathe fassto twetor. There hew
wHjectest to the ertsswatsssi f twaA, wbea. '
oa thetr irforiiiig tVat tNy euaU eVtoct to him '
Mtoptdoss of tonnr, aai as henp ef aarde -stmcuoa
U exported ka Mtslbse reetoruMa
Lbertv. Nat say aaatut; Che Uratoae trasetUf -
wa banded, te the )tar ef thr Duuctrml arwm. S-
hmg tnSesJ wa ti weasxatsya owe to Rsags.
tratoa, hy TTt3f a ssaaast tVarg to a pula re-"
gttaer, t,aaniasitfy t,a nxj. be wa sent
j4 oTaW JUd; .
j to Wf: Hiii 1 1 f hiiig hire r
1" imhjuj aasa ss jms ImmsUIxw;
I . Mi .1 aa -a, ... .-.-J ,
inajj)ii mitj., aaai8sae.,,ata aaiwsi-aTt'Piritam
to iJI husMeif even
ftfLt a to Hmrmi as uk-j Mr. f.
., Never f at i til to
v, what yet east ;"-
er "x"1 J9 eyee.
rNevtr apebd jm
y-n hT it.
We mrrv ir7tM tdJh.K aatca to bttto.
Notluag r tmVtni thssi aaa enflisigtwt -
Taie thang alwap by a taaaeth has.n.,
YThea titrj cwatt km arfore yjaa ; if veri
ngry, bttodrcd. i , .
vlsxtvsq two 'worn Lxa -
The Wlwwj is nirartoi Jbmsa thai aatuau
puUscatMa, the CUrkmUr
The baac ef (to eseawrv. Snare, mid iaaW.
ef liatu respihwl wrt
poor ftrr hmlm awfwr.
of America is kana' to saadk Uwd : ibrr ra aver ' r" - ' '
sore rreuMl rhaa they eaa cwftnata, aad croe the - - .
Wai so eveirJy" that lVr fast it ea. A hn, -x
portka ef the lassf ia Asarnca ha beta yaa eat 1 J V 1
hy repeated rraoa erom : awl wbea yea add tial." i ,
to bod xvituraEy to fnar to bear graia, er toa S" . ?. . ;
hrukea fcr rtttrvatisa. yea sj ftoJ tbia great . ,
country ta a fair way to be mm I. The State al " " '
t rrenotit ha Mittoa 11 tha rtjtnt anrd to - - . j
have i aad a fdager sght f ywosxr HA com
dowa to Bak to bare eat as beiae.' Tha twa
Carolina aad Vtrtiaa are cwnrrtd wt aiiee
that have bora raws a, aad say atbet Suae, Wa
hav'et the araia ef arbeat assi mat we asaj la
have ia the I arte SUta. aad it aeeer wvB be to '
pieatyagaja. 1 feat ta reasrst yea bear ef folk y. ' '
clearm' toad, aakaa a tareaaal seC'oc! agam,
aad gW tonbe iW bash. They1 exUaua-V" -..'"-'-'--'
etore- the eM."'A, ?Mieaff 4tal of "Xasa ScJuTm'na - . -
nut ; and T i aaraY fra lih hew aatrib aaaf era
weed,' eaad aad what aot. tbrV rw here ia.,--. ;i,r,'.v
atth eassrfiiwsiTWwVween cifte - -
good faraaag to beep aa ayriad laeattoa st ardat I
tell yea, aad aake it safsia stoeSl It
W ttsack a bra two lUi'i bad tbe pzxmri ktkea out
of it thaa a ewta. It artauS Cnrharaa aaa
ffhrn f Thuih toar gsWautast Bnaa U brnr"
grcB aad tbe bad better tM cry day.ahtJa
itHvasaads apoa tfcaaiwlt f acre antb ea an
turned iota kuim. X traveOcr as fH mad ha
auiiced this, aa4 ear iatka are st aware ihe'- "
sltr of tha axteat f tbe mi. Swatre, yea and
I won't bs to saa at ; bat if lbs awfhl rebhtaof
posterity gosa ea tor aanLber ceaeary, aa it bu -
prttgrrsMrd tor the tea baalw I year, weTf ba
uatraa ef paapera. Tary btu toad ia Aaienea, .
even of the best, sril carry seat thaa ea crop of
wheal artrr vt as ckaiee aforaH waota taaaar ,
a-hea it cleared tut, abera'a tbe BMffiire to
come froat it pazd ast ! (aad 4 waaY rare say
heck ea ear aa ta tbe faraaat baa) tha Lord
know, tor I eVsaY; bat sf tbsra aay thtag that -scarce
ew it is thsa. . a.
Yea, to eaach bad is the rasa af at ea this side
e the water. Afore I wee to EogUad I saed ta ,
thial that taeaneaW d.ioa af fwwperty there,
aad the yfM of Ucword aad ttaaot waa a carat s
to tbe cntaUf aad that der area aor dtgniry
and fieedoet to tha sadbiatoal, aad toore'heoeQt to
the aattoa for erery aaaa la sat tha bad te caltt. ,
rated al with at. Het IN chaed ary aucd ; I