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TERJIS oHtHE CluSlLm WATCI1JIAX.
s:riptinni!Ur year. Two DoiaRs-payslble in
JfVncf. Kutiif not pui.l in advancej Two pilars
'i fifty centalwilt be charged. i
.!iiTBWw!iwr'M ' SI for V first nd ct..
r lre for trtich subsequent insertion. Courtprdera
..JLj '25 Brtt'cr nt. hizher than thesi rales. A Hb-
" r.1 dfJuciionHo those who advertisey the year,
EFFECTS OF THE GOSPEL.
IKAIAll, lv : 10.
Mark the soft-ftillincr, snow,
AwUhe diffusive rain;
To fcr-aven, from whence it fell, s,
f i v"
It tiirnH not back ajain ;
lut waters earthy J
l'hriMijjh every pore,
jAnd calls forth all
f Its secmt tttore.
Arrayed in beauteous prepen,
Tlx !!! and valleys shine,
Aiiqii'nan and beiist are fed
Ity rovidenfy tlivine ;
j.The harvest bows
Its jjoldjin ears,
Sq," saith the (J1 of grace,
" M!fc ('ospel' shall descend,
AlucrVuy- to eflWt
.-Thq: purpose I'i!it'iid j
i. ' ' !
J, J. BRUNER,
Editor 4' Proprietor,
Keep a check upon all your
Do this, axd Liberty is safe."
VOLUME VIII NUMBER 12.
SALISBURY, N. C, THURSDAY, JULY 24, 1851.
You would not. Bell, I am sure, laid Jolt
rolsom, as be entered ihe parlor.
such a humdrum life. Oat of fashion, out
Millions of souls,
t Siiall 'f.'el its power,,
. l-And bt-ar it down
l To millions more.
)py hall begin your march,
Arjd peace protect your ways,
ASjiilea:i the tnoiiritaiiiH round
Kcjho niel.xJioiis praisy ; ;
jji Tli" Vocal proves
Shall sin to God,
And every tree
j! Cunscnting nod." ;
POWEItOF KINDNESS. :
'torn ! f re !' said a father to hisjboy,
ipr'aicin? itl ton?s authofity.
.The ladiiwfts play. lie looked to-
urds his father, but dhJ not leav his
companions. ' ; - j
Do yoahrnr m. sir V spoke the father
more sternly than r(t first.
ith nr unhappv face and reluctant
step-thw'boy left his play and approaiched
l: h i
Why da you creep alonp; at a snail's
pace rsitid the 'latter angrily. 'Gome
quickly, I .ivant you. When I spejtk. I
look to he obeyed- instantly. Here,
this note td Mr. Smith, and see tha
j x ... L i. i... ... v
don't go to sleep by the way
as last as you can go.
inenoy iook me note, inere (as a
cloud .Uporj! his brow. lie moved away.
Dut a', a slow pa.ee. j
ou Tom ! is that doinj; as 1 ordered V
Ij that goiS quickly"?' calh'd the father,
when he slaw the? boy creeping awjay.
'If you arpi not hack in half an hour. J will
ljut thejjwords had but little effect. The
boy's feeltpps were hurt by the- unjkind-
Hfss .01 tlj; parent, lie experienced a
sense of injustice ; a. consciousness! thaf
wrong had been done him. By nature
ae was iikp ins lather, proud and stut
born; and these qualities of his Imind
were aroused and he indulged in Ithern
f.flti! nf tVi
u till- vIHi uurill.rni ( i
i hevef; saw Such a hoy,' said the fa-
prrJi(eakn to a friend who had ol
ti the occurrence. '.Mv words sc
made an impression on him.'
Kipd vyords often, prove mos;t ndwer
f.A 1 .1 iv- .1 .
iui, ,B7uu ip menu.
The fattier looked surprised.
f 'Kind wordV .continued thefriendl 'are
ilike the pen fie rain and the refreshing dew
I but barh words bend and break like the
jangry tempest. The first develop) and
f trrrigthe'l! good affections, while the oth-
lia accji uver me nean in uevastiation,
and mar and deform all things they touch.
IT... L : .i .i i i . .
iry mm yjin Kitru words they will hrove
.an hundred fold more nowerfnl.' I
I mi . 1 1' .
1 ltie latter seemed hurtiby the rejproof,
m leltanm thouKhtlul.
' From VB. Palmer's Bu sinesa Men's Almanac.
RULES FOR BUSINESS MEN.
Take advantage uf modern facilities, and
accomplish as much in a single day as requir
ed weeks, monlhs, or years, formerly.
Don't depend upon your own lungs alone
use the lungs of the Press. '
Use the means : they are open to all.
, JMake it known that you are prepared tp do
Confess ignorance in regard to subjects on
which you are uninformed : listen and learn.
Be ashamed of nothing but your own errors.
Calculate the probabilities of the, future : in
crease and multiply the means of information.
To compete successfully with a neighbor,
participate iff the facilities affirrded to go ahead.
The door to wealth, respectability, influence,
and honor, is thrown widn open to all.
Establish yourself on the broad and. sound
Conduct your business with intelligence and
Trifle not with serious matters, and be not
serious about trifles.
There is no deep or hidden mystery to be
studied or practised to carry on business suc
cessfully : on the contrary, all that any honest,
legitimate concern, demanded by the public
wants, requires, is fair judgment, close indus
try, unwavering integrity, superior workman
ship, far prices, and to do better by ihe cus
tomers, if possible, Than others in the same
businass can do by theirs and give it pub
licity. Let the business of others alone, and attend
to your own.
Buy fair, sell fair, and take care of the pro
Should misfortune overtake you retrench
work ; harder- but never fly the track con.
front difficulties with unflinching perseverance
should you then fail, you will be honoced :
but shrink, and you-will be despised,
Consider the. causes of the good standing of
some, and the decline and fall and want of
success of others, and regulate your conduct
accordingly. ' t
The tricky, deeeftful, and dishonest, are rare-
California Cegars Your readers have
heard of ; the gigantic cegars of j the Paci
fic coast. They are found to the north,
as you approach Oregon, near Humboldt
Bay and the famous Gold Bluffs. It is
hard to credit the stories that everybody
brings home who goes there. A tree six
teen feet in diameter, and having a trunk
of two hundred feet in length, beneath the
branches, is bf moderate size, j I am as
sured that the largest are thirty feet in
diameter. A friend of mine, Robert Lam
mot, Esq., of this city, informs rbe that he
and his brother measured a tree near
Humboldt, passing round it with a tape
as high as they could reach, andjfound the
cirfcuit to exceed ninety feet! These
monsters are apt to be hollow, and it is
not uncommon to find them converted in
to human habitations. Redwood is the
name commonly applied to thisjspecies of
irdar, from the color of the woiod, which
is very soft, and has a remarkably straight
grain, so that thin and perfectly even
strips "may be split off manly- feet in
length. I should have mentioned that the
entire length ot the largest ot tjhese trees
exceeds three hundred feet.
From Godey'a Lady's Book.
The Broken Merchant.
BY MRS. SARAH J. HALE.
Here's a sudden change.'
4 Are you ill, Charles?' said Mrs. Carlton,
laying down her pencil : she bad beeq sketch-
Her husband did not answer : but. seating
No, indeed, brother, I could not submit
txisteoce, for me.
Bell, bow wildly you talk !' said the moth,
er. 'I am really astonished. I never beard
you to unsentimental before. Reveries gome
limes happen to the very rich ; and you ire
not certain of always being among the fortun
ate. To be sure, I do not know what I coujd
do if Johnson should fail !' and sbe elevated
her large lace handkerchief with a swell of im
' I know : I would die at once ? cried the
young lady, vehemently. I
Her brother bit bis lip, and Mr. Mears, po.
spirit of a man who loves his family to see j;tjl l . , , , . Y
,k a . . . n u . lite,y bowrig, bade the ladies good morning,
tbem destitute. He owes me ; but it is no e b
matter, I find he has been honest, even under
the hard temptation of bankruptcy. He has
acted honorably, and he shall be sustained.'
'Partings, such as press
The life from out young hearts.'
It was June, 4 the brightly and leafy June,'
and such a glorious day ! There are mornings
From the wreck of the past, which has perished,
Thus snuch I at leat may recall,
It hath taught me that what I most cherished.
Deserved to be dearest of all.
From Mr. Carlton to his wife :
Paris, Sept. 1632.
n I m oalf 1 1 ..f U I L L. I
...... . T u , u presscu n.s r.gnt when j, seems a? h h ,hft , n,ave,..
nana on nis toretiead. rli . . , , T. . ,D . . ,
... .,. , portal bad purposely led the ' adamantine gates
mis vounsr wi e arose eenllv. there was a t .r ' u , .. . ...
c o - i r inai nur pnm oarin ann naiinnj hooria rr i -r k
. J -'t wi vuivj v u ii aim tunuu3 in ai is iiiiLtii
prosperous : fori when confidence is with'-
The International Magazine for July
ftirnishes us with the following intelli
"All our readers who were accustomed
to read the journals twenty years ago,
will remember Shocco Jones, the immor
tal defender of the fame of North Caroli
na. We had thought the morijal part of
him Wjas sent to the bourne hie was so
fond of describing in fine rhetoric when
he wrote duel-challenges, unljil a few
days ago, when a friend advised us that
he had lately listened to hirri. saving ma,ss
in a Roman Catholic chapel in 'Mississip
pi. Who would have thought It Vy
drawn, poverty is likely to follp.w
Reflect on what you 'see and hear.i Set
your mind at work; reason, with candor;
weigh well and consider for yourself; decide,
and act. -
Be civil and ofdiging to all; it costs noth-
uig. ana s worth much.
WOMEN AND DANCING.
We know that we have published the
following atjast half a dozen times with
in as many years, but it looked so , fresh
and funny yesterday, as we were running
over our exchanges, that we thought we
would give it another send-off. It is al
most needless to say that the humorous
yarn was spun by Leve, the author of
Charles O. MaMlery. The Bloomers may-
take a hint trom it, and partly on their ac
count we give the extract a place : N.
'I believe a woman would do a great
deal for a dance,' said Dr. Growling ?. they
are immensely fond of salatory motion.
I rememberonce in my life 1 used to flirt
witbbne who was a great favorite in a
provincial town where T lived, and conn
ded to me she had no stockings to appear
in, and withoul them her presence- at the
ball was out of the question.
' That was hint for you to buy the stock
ing,' said Dick.
No ; you're out said Growling. 'She
knew that 1 was as noor as herself : hnt
l ir '---o "! i . f
M houf passed away ere his bjoy re- (-though she could not rely on my purse,
Jurned, At times during his absence he she na(' every confidence in my taste and
pas angry at fhe delay.! and medjitated ; judgment, and consulted me on a plan
sne lormeu lor going to the hall in proper
twig. Now what do you think it was?'
THE BEST RAILROAD IN AMERICA.
Within the last month we have travel
led over the whole line of railroad from
Maine to South Carolina, and vfe glory in
being able to say that not one of them can
comparewith the North Caro ina Rail
road from Weldon to Wilmington. It is
beyond doubt, the finest road in! America
for easy and speedy travelling, and we
think that the newspaper press
Carolina should circulate the i
us not put our light under a
Upon most of the other roads
were on, there was a constant rocking
and jolting; on the Wilmington road you
glide along as easily as on a
mer. -North Carolinian.
Receipt for Snake Bite. A Subscriber
writing us from the river, says that one of
his children, a small lad, bitten sjt few days
since by a poisonous snake, and in fifteen
minutes afterwards his arm sxvollen al
most to bursting, but by a ve'ry simple
remedy he was entirely relieved) in a short
time. He sends us the following receipt.
which may not be generally Mown, and
as it may be of importance we
place in our columns :
Cotton wood leaves, beaten ujpor bruis
ed, to which and sweet milk.! Let the
person bitten drink of thisv and at the
same time apply it extensive!
slight suffusion on her cheek, but it wa9 not
wounded pride that her question had been un
heeded. She leaned over the arm of the sola,
and tenderly laid her hand on his forehead :
' Is there much pain in your head, my love V
'Yes, deep, terrible. Emily you cannot re
' Let me try my skill at Mesmerism,' said
she, and he playfully ran her fingers through
clusters .of his hair, and lifting the dark locks
lrorp his temple, pressed her rosy lips on the
swollen and throbbing veins. Her kiss was
so sf)fl and still that, bad a jealous lover been
watching beside her, he would not have heard
a sound. Real and pure affection is always
quiet and delicate in its attentions ; and no
man of refinement can long 'love a wife whose
demonstrations of attachment are obtrusive and
Charles Carlton scarcely heard the kiss of
his wife, but he felt its thrill through every
pulse and nerve. It was the pledged affection
of a loving and true heart. His hand trem
bled, fell, and his eyes, as they me' hers, filled
with tears. Emily's heart sank within her, asthe
fear of some terrible calamity rushed upon her
mind ; but she strove to sustain herself, and
taking her husband's hand in both of hers, she
sat down by his side.
'Charles, dear Charles?' said she inquir
' My dear husband, what can I do for you ?'
Nothing,' said he, calmly.
'Nothing! Oh, do not say so! Let me
comfort you at least. Tell me tell me, what
has happened V
' I will tell you, Emily ; for you must know,
I am ruined !'
' Ruined! How? Why?'
'lama bankrupt, Emily. I have failed
lost all my property all !' and he again cover
ed his face.
'Well, my dear husband, if it be lost, let it
go. There are a thousand ways to live by in
dustry ; and I can do a good many thii.gs.'
' But Emily, you do not comprehend this at
all. 1 am a broken merchant. 1 shall not be
trusted with business. I owe. thousands that I
cannot pay. I have nothing left nothing left !'
' xes, my love, you have what you have of
ten called your dearest treasures your wife
and Henry. We will be treasures still.' And
she twined her arm around the neck of her hus
band, and tenderly drew his head upon her
' Bless you ! bless you, my own Emily my
wife ! you have comforted me !'
' You see, then, dearest, that my business,
or rather that of llaiford & Co., goes on brave
ly here ; and all lhal disquiets me is raj sepa
ration from you. I often comp'je my former
irlata iC fr i? q ml 1 1 n n r ? s o r t Ilk I k a s4 a t
c ,. . . . I , . , . ,, V.! like let-lings that now oppress me, whenever
ol light, and lib, and love. We id v taik of 1 t . -. r e i
v r , , , J I vuit, as 1 do occasionally, its scenes of facna
Nature as ol a goddess, and say she renews 1 j -. i r i r i
, , , . ' , J , i and its places of amusement, I feel little in
ner youth and beauty, and puts on the green , , .. , - 1
, 3 - . .-. n 1 ii--, ! 'Test in ihese things, except as 1 can combine
J new fih'erl nrrn eil wi n vour imim in
J i J e
give it a
ly to the
X- t ...
..A IrHmlinn ,.l ........ I... . I ) !. .1
j v itiiuun j i (luiitsiiiiii'iii. Dili tne
pords ot remonstrance were in hii ears,
nJl 1 I a
uu ne resoivrd to ohey them.
At last the lad came slowly in with a
cioudy countenance, and reported tlhe re-
mi ot his errand, ilavinj? staved far be-
ond his time, he looked for punishment,
' To go in cotton, I suppose, returned
' Out again, sir you'd never guess It;
and only a woman could have hit upon
the expedient. It was the fashion in those
Rumor of Another Cuban Expedition.
The New Orleans correspondent of the
Natches Courier writes : I toild vou the
other daythat the Cuba move'ment had
not been abandoned. I -can npw inform
you that in less than two months, unless
the government should succeed in again
defeating the plans you will hear of the
sailing of the expedition. The men are
raised, the officers appointed! and the
steamers engaged for transportation.
ers p - 1 hey are to start irom three dinerent
. ic t' n I poinis anu win rendezvous wiiuoui me
t oin ,k- if . ,u I lurisdiction of the United States. ! The
i 'ail on, ouiu iiir; is uliui , auu nun 1
relied upon me for telling her if the cheat
nd was prepared to receive it with angry i vs 'or la(Hps rn full dress to wear pink
Nuance. j: Fo his surprise alter delivering stockings, and she proposed painting her
measage he had brought, his father,
nsteaoWf angry reproof and nunishmRnt.
..I i ii - i
.r... ......n -
t vfj r.n my son, ypu can go out to
ine tmv went out hut was not h
He had-'disobeved his lather. rLa fh
s j i i v r -tv
"lought -Tipf this troubled him
UlnrMc Ln.l . 1 I I 1 ,
-wiu uau inn ciouueo nis mindj nor A-
oused. apirit of reckless anger. Instead
jOI joining his companions, he wnt and
4t do w n by h imself, grieving over his act
, disobedience. As he thus sat lie heard
'i namfl e:illpd. litono.t i
Thomas, my son.vsaid bis tatheft kindly.
The boy, sprang to his ieet. and !was ai
tost instantly beside his parent. !
I 'Did you call, father?' ' '
I M did my son. Will you take this pack-
io iMr. L.ong lor me V
i iinmher of men to start in the first hlace.
. -r ( ,
will not exceed 1,000 and they will be
devided into four regiments of 350 jeach.
And was it V asked Durfy.
But not a safe covenant added the
Har.sh ! attorney. j Not in Earnest. We suggjested last
Don't interrupt me, gentlemen said ' week, jocosely, by way of affording us a
the Doctor. ' 1 got some rose pink, ac- j paragraph, that some scamp should steal
cordingly, and I defy all the hosiers in a horse or do something wort publish-
rSioltingham to make a tighter fit than I j ing. It appears that some fellow profit
did on little Jenny; and a prettier pair of ted by the suggestion, for that very night
j stockings I never saw.V l a horse thief entered the stable of Capt
And she went to the ball V said Dick. 1 Joseph J. Yarbrough, five miles from this
' She did.' toyn. and stole his horse! The rascal is
Ana the trick succeeded.' lnauirea : hereby inlormed that we only toKed, so
bring back that horse you I scape-gal
lows ! Milton Chronicle.
6QUSs hknd for the package. 6ti
jutt it ho. bounded away with a liht step.
t ls a power in kindnessjsaid the
fr aV he sat musing after the lad's
CcPrturtK And even while he tat mus
?ff'er Ihe incident, the boy carne back
(?p cPeerfuI appy fape, antl aid
Can tdo any thing else for you; father?'
es, there is power 'inj kindne$s. The
I mpcst pf paSsion can only subriue, con
r Mrt arjd break ; but in love and gentle
!J i i " uie pow.er oi theisummer
'".iaeuewand the sunshine.
So completely said the doctor,! that
several ladies asked her to recommend
her dyer to them. So you see what a
woman will do to go to a dance. ! Poor
here Was no hesitation in tlie boy's J her dyer to them. So you see what a
lyuner. f lie looked pleased at t;he tho't
ft doing his father a service, and reached
An Old Adage Falsified. Th saying that
vou cannot make a silk purse ot a sow s ear, is
little Jenny ! she was a merry mink byS almost falsified by aiiuggler namd Bosco, in
the by .she boxed m-v ears that nisht for!; London, who will staai in an isolated position
' Ebbing men, indeed,
Most often do so near the bottom run
By their own fear.'
' Any news this morning, Mr. Halford ?' said
John Folsom to the gentleman who entered bis
counting-room. He was a tall, pale man, with
a commercial looking face ; that is, bilious and
rather care-worn ; but the keen glance of his
eye was tempered by a benevolent smile, and
when he raised his hat, the high, broad, smooth
forehead bore the unequivocal stamp of a warm
heart and a good conscience.
'The only news of the morning is that Carl
ton has failed,' said Mr. Halford.
' Yes, I knew that last evening,' replied John
'Is it a total failure ? Or will he be doing
business again in six months V
'Radical: a thorough failure. Given up all.'
' That is rather an unusual course, remarked
Halford. ' Most of our broken merchants con
trive to secure a share for themselves. You
a-re his friend : why did you not advise him bet
ter?' ' Your pardon, sir, I never advise my friends,
it only offends them. Throw physic to the
dogs as soon.'
' I heard that the failure, was caused by sign
in for Cogswell & Co. - Was that true V
' Partly so. Carlton lost about twenty thou
sand dollars hy that firm ;! but then he might
have got ovei his embarrassments entirely, if
had not been so very squeamish.'
' Squeamism ! How do you mean ?'
1 Why, he applied to Col. Dillis. to whom he
was owing a considerable debt, and told him
how matters stood, and the reason he had for
believing he might retrieve his affairs, if he
could'obtain a loan of ten thousand for a few
months; and he offered j Dillis good security
for the money ; but the old Colonel knows how
to manage. He would not loan the cash, un
less be could have his debt likewise provided
mer, and Autumn's rich sheafy crown ; but the
energy of Nature is only the breath of the Al
mighty, the Creator ; her beauty is but the re
flection of his benevolence ; and her bounty
the overflowing of his ever enduring love for
the creatures he hath made. Rely on him, and
thou wilt never be forsaken, never destitute,
never in despair.
' We will trust in God, my dear husband,'
said Mrs. Carlton, as she wiped the tears which
all unconsciously to herself, had, for minutes, j
been raining from her eyes on the fair forehead
of her babe, as he stood on her knee, looking
up with an earnest gaze at his mother. He
had never before seen her face in sorrow. It
seemed to astonish, almost terrify him. 'Dear
Henry,' she continued, clasping him to her bo.
som, ' how I wish you could speak ! You
should tel! papa that we will think of him and
love him everv hour he is gone. But you will
soon learn to talk. Charles, I shall have no
thing Io do but teach Henry and write to you ;
and Paris is not quite to the end of the world.'
Charles Carlton kept his station by the open
window. A stranger, who had only remarked
the rapid glance of his eye, as it wandered from
earth to heaven, might have fancied him a poet
in the ecstacies of inspiration. Alas ! his
musings were of a sterner quality than poet's
dreams. He fell the reality of struggling with
himself. There are few occasions that more
deeply try the soul of a man than parting with
the only being he feels sure loves him. He is
Adam, going from his Paradise alone.
Emily suddenly started up with her infant in
her arms, and stood by her husband's side. She
had caught the sound of coming wheels, and
she knew he must go. There is no indulging
in sentiment when a rail-car or steamboat is
waiting. But love, ay, real affection, is as j
deeply expressed inone word as in twenty.
There was such a look of love, of unutterable
affection in the tender smile which dimpled her
pale cheek, as she held, the babe to her hus
band for his farewell kiss, that it quite over
came the heart it was intended to encourage.
Had she wept or complained, Charles Carlton
would have rallied his manly tortitude to com
fort and sustain her ; but now he only felt that
he was obliged to leave all he held dearest on
earth, he was the sufferer ; and, clasping his
dear ones to his bosom, his kisses were the
only farewell his lips could frame.
" ' And is he jjone V Oh sudden solitude,
How oft that fearful question will intrude !
'TVas but an instant passed, and here h" stood !
And now without the portal's front she rushed,
And then, at length, her tears in freedom gushed."
The love of show, alas, that it should warp
Our kindliest feelings by its selfish pride !'
' So your beautiful friend, Mrs. Carlton, the
brightest star in the galaxy of fashion, has been
shorn of her beams, they tell me, and has left
Philadelphia, and buried herself somewheie in
the shades of Germantown,' said Mrs. Mears.
4 Say rather, she is ruralizing in German
town. I cannot endure to think f such a total
eclipse for noor Emily,' said Mis Arabella
my heart. I will describe this to Emilv, I
will tell this tale to Emily,' is the language of
my sou! when I see. bear, or obtain anjthing
that pleases or interests me. In the hurry ot
business your idea is constantly present, en.
couraging me to exertion, and I really enjoy
my toil, but when I go to the solitude of my
own chamber, and find no Emily to welcome
me with a smile and a kind word, I am desot
late and sad. j
'I wonder bow any man can endure life who
only lives for "himsell ! Dearest Emily, do
write often, and tell me everything about your
self and little Henry. God bless the boy !'
From Mrs. Carlton to her husband :
Germantown, Oct. 1832.
' I have a precious piece of news for you, my
dear husband. Henry can speak a whole sen
tence. What do you think it is? but don't
guess. I wants to tell you the whole story.
Every morning, after breakfast, I hava taken
him to my chamber, and there shcn him your
miniature, and I say to htm as he kisses it, It
ts papa, lienry loves papa. l wanted n
should be in the constant habit of remembering
and loving you ; and this morning be said to
himself, of his own accord : ' Henry loves pa.
pa !' Oh, I never was so happy I . 1 laughed
and wept, and caressed and kissed him, and ha
was wild with joy, because he found he had de
lighted me so ; and he said, fifty times over,
' Henry loves papa !' How I wish you could
hear him V
' This incident, my dear Charles, was a train
ol serious and happy reflections in my mind. -1
I am quite a convert to my good aunt's theory,
that happiness is always found in the path of
duty; and then she lias another apothegm,
which I hope I shall find as true, that adversi
ty has deeper and purer pleasures than pros
Had we, my husband, continued in our pros
perity, I should probably have lost this dear
and precious pleasure of hearing my child's first
sentence. Perhaps, too, instead of having bit
first accents embued with filial love, and bis
heart strengthened in its pure feelings by his
mother's caresses, he might have given ex.
pression to some angry passion or selfish ap.
petite, that would have defiled his sweet lisp.
ing, and might have given an evil impulse to
his feelings which could never bav been cor.
rected. Oh, it is strange that woman can think
so much of jewels from the mines of earth,
when she holds the key of the heart's treasures I
I ask myself what amount of wealth would hava
given me the unutterable transport which my
babe's first simple sentence has done ? I can
answer before God, that uo amount could have
made me so happy.
To be continued.
Cattle on Railroads An Interesting
Fact. A few days ago our fellow citi.
zen, Mr. H. L. Ashhrook, took ninety
head of beef cattle to New York city.
The cattle were sent by the Little Mia
mi and Cokimbus roads to Cleveland;
"'7; B(CI ' " ' s " T ii h nd thence by steamer to Buffalo. nd
jewelled bnger. .. a manner to d..p..y .11 .be ; J y
most costly and sparkling rings. ; . ' .
Have you v.sited her since her retirement?' i Clty- 1 he post of transportation was 14
lo per head. Mr. Ashbroolc sold imma-
inquired Mr. Mears.
Oh no ! It would pain me so excessively
to meet poor Emily under a sense of her alter
ed fortune. Indeed, I fear my emotion would
be uncontrollable, and thus afflict her. I would
not spare myself,' said the young lady, again , jn the cattle.
diately, on satisfactory terms, and return
ed home having been absent eleven days.
Not the least accident or difficulty occur
red. and there was very little shrinkage
Bell is so devotedly attached to Mrs. Carl
ton, that this misfortune has nearly broken her
heart,' said Mrs. Folsom, the mother. I wish
she had not so much sensibility.'
Why. it is rather an unpleasant affair to
fail in business,' remarked Mr. Mears ; but it
is not very uncommon ; and I don't see as it is
j Tne immense advantage of this mode
of transportation will be apparent when
; we state, that it requires about seventy
! five days to drive a lot of cattle from this
point to New Y'ork city.-.-atlended with an
expense of near S20 per head, and with a
I heavy loss by shrinkage. Cumpton Ky.)
a joke I made about the stockings,! Jen
ny said J, ' for fear your stockings should
fall down when you are dancing, Jiad'nt
you better let me paint a pair of garters
Fred 'was going to marry a pobr girlJ
" Don't do it," said his friend; " yOu can;
marry any one you like. Tike my arJvice :j,
marry rich. Don't make a lool of yourself.
It will be "up-hill work." j
' Good 1" said the othei " I had rather goj
up hil than down hill any tithe."
It was thought by a by.stander that H Fred'j
bad " got him," and -the other seemed to bd
pretty much of that opinion himself.
nothing remains but a silk purse filled with
guineas. Where the pig goes to,! and how the
guineas appear in its placet while the conjuror
stands in a tight dress, andwith n visible con
nection with anything but the floor, ii the won
der rsew York Post.
before his audience, holding a Guinea pig in
his hand, which he crushes by degk-ees, the pig
and his sqneel growing beautifulljr less, until j haTe been gome one wnoUvould have remem-
. I I . -II I All - J !. L 1 . . . . i I
she lives with her odd old aunt, the Mrs. Ea-
foriu the security. This Carlton thought would ! ton, whom I used to detest so much. What
not be doing honorable by his other creditors, I made Emily endure her I never could imagine:
and be refused; and Dillis immediately levied perhaps it was that she might have a friend in
an attachment.' time of need.'
'Carlton should have (applied to his other Mrs. Carlton was incapable of such calcu
friends : he ought to have many, for he has lating selfishness, I am sure,' said Mr. Mears,
been a very obliging man. I think there must
Graduates. -The fbllowingjyqung men
from North Carolina graduated at the
late examination at West Point : Alex.
McRae. "of r Fayette ville, L
James Daniel, and M. Parks;
bered bis loans. Did bo not once assist you,
Mr. Folsom, materially?'
Yes, yes, bis name was of some service at
the time my creditors run me so bard ; but I
have paid him.'
There are benefits which the mere value
received never pays,' remarked Mr. Halford,
dryly, as be left the store of the dashing mer
chant. He walked hastily Up Chesnut Street.
I will call on Carlton said he to himself, as
be went on. ' Perhaps I can bit upon some
plan to put him again inj business. He has a
lovely young wife, and it muit sorely try the
likely to do Carlton any serious injury.
has gone out to Paris, agent for Halford & Co., I
a good firm, and I hear is allowed to do some- " It is obviously impracticable in the Federal
thing besides for his own benefit. Perhaps, in 1 Goverment of these Slates to secure all the
a few years, he will return rich enough to rights of independent sovereignty to each and
flourish as gay as ever." yet provide for the safety of all." Washington,
'I think, Bell, you had better ride out to J o orth Carolina has never surrendered ariy
Germantown, one of these fine mornings, and j ,jon nf her 9T,reigrity to the Government
call on Mrs. Carlton,' said Mrs. Folsom. ; of ,he Uniied States. Green W. Calduxll.
& f ... ....1.4 mMnrkMnM milk nil m T k.Q ,t f ft 1 V
I WOUIU, lllllllllin, will! rtll HIT ucc, vii.j i .......
.Now reaaers, mere is on hjmo "'"-";
joined. George Washing'on on one side and
Green W. Caldwell on ihejother. Choose you
between them. It you think Green W. Cald
well has a greater depth of wisdom and pa
IrinliliTI than Washington had, then swallow
! hi doctrines we will not complain. But our
warmly, forgetting, in his zeal for the injured i op.nion .. a',er" 7, Z,we v . e
absent lady? that he was dissenting from the of the two, Washington was a shade the w..et
Oh, 1 dare say you are right, Mr. Mears,'
said Miss Folsom, with an air of pique. ' bmi
ly had a most sweet and winning manner, and
really she was very amiable, and always ap-
Nobody is satisfied in this world. If a
lecacy is left a man he regrets it is not
It he rinds a sum oi mocj, m
peared to love her aunt; but that was no good j rcQCS tbe samR lucky spot for more.
reason why others should also adore tbe old la- fae nappen3 lo be elected to some higQ
dy. Really, to me sbe was disagreeable.- j wiaheg ft hijrher one. If hc is
Why, she was always prosing about the infla- anJ n0(hin?. he strives for
ence of woman, and her duties, and moral im- , . (. marif he
provement, and all such obsolete .tuff. Sb.,l 0Vwife, and if married, for
i. a walking lecture ; and I wonder how Em,- ookmg for .
ly can endure to live with her. cnuarcn. ji