The Standard. (Clarksville, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 15, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 11, 1854 Page: 1 of 4
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Qrayun County, January 'Mth, 1864.
Ifc (ft* JHitor / Tke Standard:
_ Tut old town of Windsor seems to Dtsllebe-
Dka> Bia-Tbeeamtenntottion wWchtppesr ; uetlb the m^tfc «*rfa in fcn^t WttKBt -
it vour paw* of the 7th inaU. signed "Antl Crl -1 A. we rattled by the sb..pe, and through to sv-
in you paper ... , r.i,, «.*■. onw occasionally eulivoned by tho figure of a
ioia,' oontaius an incorrect emen o « j |i( nj|rjiuwa) my dream of the past wasrude-
atteoding the killing of Davia.tnd aa you. in your ^on f)) ^ rel,cwed ,wbile as t stood with-
notice of thia communication, express the "hope . ^ H|,| quadrangle of Eton College, walked
that some satisfactory explanation may be given" ; round tho auciont cloisters,, looked on the al^tuo
of that afeir, I hare ooucluded to give you in i 0f dm Sevcut'l Henry in the centre, and read
Mm testimony adduced tithe lnvesti|ta- ! the numoK cut io tho walla of tho corridor. I
On the ntom rf n mphrle*Jamison and I breathed with incredulous delight Ihe oonserva-
1 - live air of a pltcc where so many known to fame
were educated. It is not long that tho mind.in
Lamascua frort Km tacky Town, t bey pawed I>*
vit tiki the "old' man." Mr. Butler, travelling the
same road; Butler and Davis on horseback, and
Humphries, Jamison and Lamascua, in a wagon.- ;
Butler gave the road to the wagon, but Daris n.- j
maioed in the road, and as the wagon turned to
go around hini, the trace# or some other part of [
these locomotive days. can 1k absorbed in the
twilight of old; the immediate recalls it with an
emphasis not to be resisted; and yet, as I wan-
dered back to the inn, a new and more fanciful
M'.rifH of ideas went excited "A street in Wind-
sor" brought to miud comic indivulualitiei. I
the gearing, brushed the legs of Davis' horse.— ] instinctively looked around,expecting every ino-
ifumphrie*,who waa driving the wajt in.afler pass 1 moot to catch a gftntftsc of BanMph a nosi'. 1
loTt^tn drove on at a rapid pace, and soon left was tempted to tnou.re for Anne Page s house;
Bj-VPWMy . ' and hopod I should mo*t Bvans the Welsh pnr-
them.ouiofmght. It wasnut.longtftcr howev.^ ^ ^ Froncll , id(Ul> ^
. . +41 VL> Zm illBAAItllV^Ul III f* afflAti fllA . . • ft I 11 ■ ■ I ft I I
their rounds. 1 faneicd that Sir John * chuck
r*n mvkn aovnir, texas, saturdai, hbruaiiy 11,
at iw my
Oh! they Isok'd wpwant in «vary plaea
Tteoaffc this haautltol world of mn,
Witrsi tNdbw tssU IM'IOIM
Is Ui« nutlr «f Us bright, bright flowers!
Tbay toll «a of wand'rlaga by wood aad streams.
They tall as of boss aad tress,
Bnt the t-kUdrea of ahowara aad saoajr beams
Have lovelier tales than theae—
The hrlght, bright flowers!
They toll of a sesson when wen were not,
When earth Waa by angel* trod.
And leaves and flowers la every spot
Burat forth si the eaU afUod;
Whou spirits, singing their hymns at even,
Wander'd by wood and glade.
And the Lord looked down from the highest heaven
Ao<l bless'd vliat he had made—
Tho bright, bright flowers!
ir, until Davis was discovered coming after tho
wsgun, his horse at full speed. When ho had
eammp. Be turned his horse across the rood, a-
head of the wtgoa. and obeerved to Humphries in
an angry tnd excited manner
•'You htro not treated ine like a gentleman,
and C—d d m you, I intend to kill you!"
H umphrie* asked Davis if ho was throwing that
at hint. Davis replied:
I ling vuioe reached tuj car, as he cried, "How j
j now, Master Brook'. IJo you in the psrk nhnin
! midnight, and you shall see wonders." As 1
| passed a field whero cnorinou"* turnips were hasp-
ud, 1 fell how natural were tho ternn in which
| jvior Slcndar wn rejected: "I would rather bo
I plautcd quick in earth.and bgwicil to doath with
| turnip*;" 1111,1 *',un ,'10 o<uilinfc landlady ushcr-
; ed mo into the best parlour of her noat little
"lam, and 0—d t' m you, help yoursoir" j hpMtcl, 1 was on tho point qf calling her Mrs
tnd at the same time Dn is thrust bis right hand 0 i«klv ami n V inir. with Kortl. "Does he lio
nto bis bosom, as though he intendod to draw a
weapOh, stid leaped fVoru his horsa^ Humphries
i ben jumped out of tho wagon, and mot Davis
and stabbed him seme four or five times—
of which tub* he diod the following day. I ami-
s>n [who Is t half brother of Humphries! tried
'.> prevent Humphries from getting out of the
aagou, by laying hold of him, at tho sniua time
>ayirig—"for Ood's sake let us have no fuss here!"
Humphries being much Jamison's sU|w>rior in
point of ltrcngtluJamiton was unahh: to hold him.
and aa soon as J. could disengage himself from a
blanket he bad tietl around him, he leaped out of
the wagon and caught Humprhies, hut was too
lata to prevent the fatal stab. 1) it via then ran
some fifteen or twenty steps front tho road, witli
tho knife sticking in the chin-bone; when he
sunk or fnlldusn. Jamison wont to hint nn<l en-
deavored to oxtraet the knife, but wns unable to
do so. He thrn cttHed wpon Humphries, saying
"Bub, you stuck this knife here, come aud help
me pull it out." Aftor this they returned to the
wagon, and Humphries drove on home. Lama*
Tbst blessings reaislnsth upon theft still.
Thnagb often the storm-eleud lowers,
And frequent tempests may soil and chill
The gayest of earth's flowers.
When Bin and Death, with their sister Brief,
Made s home tn the hearts of men.
The blessing of (led on en oh tender leaf
Preserved hi their beauty then—
The bright, bright flowers)
The Illy Is lovely as when it si opt
On the waters of Kdon's lske;
The woodbino bresthes sweetly as When It crept
In Eden, from brake to brake.
They were left ss s proof of the loveliness
Of Adam and Eve's flrst home:
They are here as a type of the joys that bless
The just In the world to come—,
The bright, bright flowers!
> * 'i.
THK GOVERNOR AND UQI&
Quick I v. and asking, wi^h Kortl, "Does he
at the Garter!"' for it s<x mod t thing of eourso
that I should find old Jack with Nyin tnd Pis-
tol, quaffing alo by.the fire. Methought the
gentleman who was calling aftor the waiter
front the apartment below, Would bawl, in lusty
tones, when he appeared, "Go fetch me a qusft
of s. elt; put s toast in't." Tbe table, chairs, and
tunkird, might h.ivo dato l from Hhakspoare r ^ delightful story- sud t truo one, told by a
dav ho rich with time was tho hue of tho wood, L ,
M n . ' ' "... .... ,i„, correspondent of.tho Ration Trantcript:]—
and ih> antK|tte tlio pttenw, oul tlio *
op tho wall, of Victoria mid Albert, an l the puf- <>TU<! severest punishment 1 over rewivod."
fitta of tho ongiti" at loo station opposite, t'«' This, Mr. Editor, was the closing remark of a
oVwousIy annoSSced tho nineteenth century; j Veiieral>le and respeclctl fMondrwlutii giving me
and the last fragment of my castle in the air j n„ neooant, a few days ago, of ono of his boy.
eared, with the maid of tho inn, a k nd j„i, pranks in old Boston. I wjsh I eould toll
TiU JIATTLK OF 81N0WS.
of faded Antic Page, as she gavo a roguish b-M
of her bend, in pocktffing the sixpence, and trrp-
ItEAIHlltH at home ann AtlROAT
'fho vast 4iff-;r«uu in tho number of renders
A Liverpool paper received by Jhe AM*
speaks as follows of the battle smmt
IteouMting the the readers to bear it mind
that til tlto tocouws of um mtsaaere—for U is
actr«oly to b« etlled t battle—in the harbor of
Sinope, have ootuo through Russian sou roes, we
procecd to gtvo as eoBQeettd t narrative of the
occurrence aa tbo imperfect information will per.
wit. Althogb etlled t "Turkish defeat," tbe
hitelllgenco before us dotciibes the 'S)efetl"ta
more glorious to the Turks thtn their "victory
of twooty-ont ships over fourtown Is to the Rus-
sians. " .
^ Tho htr^or of Ritope is Dot strongly fortified.
Formerly it was thu prineijwl naval cstthliah-
Wcut of Turkey. but of late the-arsenal has been
transferred to Constantinople aud t single bat.
tery on Iho little fort of Ho*o Tepe, constituted
th« whole defence of the port. t)n thof HOth
ult., tho fleet of Admiral Nsehimoff, that had
been sent expressly to look for the Turkish flo-
tilla that was conveying mnforccmrnt* t«> th<
trnty on (W east const of the Black sea. appear-
ed off the roads at Sinope, where the Turkish
ships, under command of JOuur Rey, were at
anchor, having been driven to in anchor,
age there • day ft two previously by stress of
FtehimofTs squadron consisted of twenty-four
sal), of which six were liue-of-battle ships. Kin-
ding thero was no helpbut to light or snrrotider.
Omar bravely threw his own and some other of
his ships aeruss the clitrsnoo of the harbor, tnd
attcmptod to keep the Russian at bay, while the
transports hsstcued to land their men aud stores.
From tho confined position which bis h!p< wcro
in, ho lshored at groat disadrsntage The
Turks bad to sustain tbe fire of over <UH) Rus-
sian guns, tnd could bring not more than 2(M
into ptsy against tham. Notwillistaitding thia
fearful oddt the Turks made no proposals fo sur-
render, but kept tip their 6r« until ono after an-
other of their ships sunk or blow u|>.
Astonishing tu relate, they ni usg<rd to sink
snd buru no fewer than seven of the cuomy.—-
To the last Omar refused to strike his flag, but
continued to blaxo away from his shattered ship
at the Russian steamer* that were towing it to-
ward fk'htstopoi. At last he was tskeir; woun-
ded, on board NschimolTs ahlp, mid bti frigate
sunk, so that of all the spoils of this ''brilliant
victory" the Russians took into Sevastopol on-
ly a few wounded men, but not n plauk of t.
tnd . lerate thsm in *be opinion at utsonltke
minds. Slill, it Js sfell f«r t woman to desire
jnlifhteuwoot, Omtahe may comprehend some-
thing of these discussion, when she bean them
front tbe other mti therefore, let her listen as
till Icrstandingl* as she ^ but rofrtin tnnu
controversy tna argument on such toples as the
grasp of t female mind is seldom capable of ari-
sing or retaining. Men are vory intoluraut to-
wards women who arts prone to contradiction
and eontontion, when the talk is of things con-
sidered out of thair sphere; but very indulgent
towards a tuodast an t attentive listener,who on-
ly asks questions foe the sake of infimuttlon.—
Meu like to dispense know lodge) but fom of
From the latest bulletin it would appear that
only eleven Turkish ships were destroyed—two
of them trunyports and defenceless, instoud of
. . ... , . ...„„ K„ i„f„rrft,l fmi.i I e«y <' « ir>cuu, riuserj in i>.is..<n, brought np thirteen frigates lis prevTnuSly sHtiOUficed Ahlffi
111 Am rica an l Kngla - . y ' H-.-l mil nurtured sithin the sdiaduw of Oh) >Wth, Hhitt If there were eighteen Turkish shit
was, in Lis yjungcat day<t. like m-! t other ba^s,
considerably addicted to. lie consumption of ripe
fruit, and not very keenly
of mrum snd 'sum in obtaining it. 1
cn tnu«t bitve escaped. And further
discovered on Jamison's
the story as ho tells it; but H is so good, snd, in
my opinion, teaches so admirable a lesson to us
all, (hat I venture to hope it may find a place
in your pages, even in the shape in which I
shall attempt it;
My old friend, roawrfin Boston, brought np
the biglt pnre and limited rdTtrnrs of British
journals, an I the suggestive fact that nut of
don, n«t a single du.y ni.wsp.ip r is i u I, umj m)| very keenly perceptive.of the laws I 60-guns, looks suspiieiottsly like ss if their bad
while.the penny press ,s ! n- be "f,,m snd Mi.m in obtaining it. 1 will not i been no such shi ~ -
work- torwarded to i 0 ; J • , gt<l.v tr, in,-,uii-o whether this wuakness be inlier-1 to bo killed wou
mouths alter t ifir pu ten ^ ^ j direct from our first parents; it is snlBiient ; ment for the elcvcu shjjw without the "ninny"
my friend was completely under its iiiHucone, | taken prisoners.
And-as the Russians lost sifen of their own
aUidul Ilnutrhul'l Wrr/s, j ""."X^ption to Uioso affnrian notions ships, including two Ships-of-tho.line, their vie-
ptioii of ripe 1 nstne given" of Ihe two heaviest ships of <14 sud
?us remaining all tho tiiu« in the wagon. Hum-
phries received a wuund on tho left hand, which ' c|(| j
it ISeuppoMd was dowswlth his own knife; and j luW «a,l; Tctutysoit attil tho Brownings have a j ^ Uj# ^ fru}t „f Mr Bowdoiu's garden I
every circumstance goes to show that the blood hundred Amerioau to one hn'jltsh^a.lmirer. sn t exception to tit- — ' '
I M t II llHHtH'n • r |
I cut leaves on the library tables. I oetry
i| s. The fijOOO Turks reported
aid have been n sufficient nrma
htm. Davis'reply was "Huwrnais t!" This ques-
tion WO* asked and the same an' wor given *crcrnl ■
Humphries on reaching liiimo, stated io hi i
wife In the jirescneo of several persons, tlint lie |
had killed Datis—that' lie had killed him in Se'f
defence, and that ho intended to stand hi* trial.— ,
There was a largq I u'oher knifo fuund on D.ivis'-j
person, but there wns no evidence of its having
been used. Jumitimrhad no wea|>ons. Tho a
bovo contains the fart* as disclosed nt tho trial,
and there is no disputing them; as they were 're-
duced to Writing under the requirement of tin-
Statute, snd are now in peesetsien of one of tbe
Justices before whom the investigation was hvi
Whatever may be tho opinion of the public in
regard to the matter—whetiior the prisoner should
have been discharged from the caatody of tho law,
upon tho facta as substantially stated above, I
shall not here inquire. Be all this *e it may, your
correspondent, if ho knew the foots, has entirely
disregarded them. If he did not know them where
was the propriety of his communication? He has
published to the world that which U not supported
by the facts. He says that they dragged the body
of Davis to a thicket near at hand, for the v,lr\
pose of concealing, when the fact is the stsMsnp
toolt place in the open prairie, and by no meass
n<sr any thicket. Nor did any witnose make any
such statement. The examination was not ex parte.
The State was represented; snd the widest rangv
given to the gentleman who appeared for her; and
if flla otso was not made out, it should bo sttribu-
tad. to Its OWU Intrinsic weakness; tnd not to per-
Mmtl<dlthiciiMIS?0, or ofleial dereliction.
' "Anli Criminis'' should recollect thst crime it-
sclfii made up of wrong, and nlthough it may
not be a criminal offence by statute to publish an
unmitigated libel upon the private or official con-
duct of another. yet it is none the loss a moral
wrong? For the future when he finds the inoliua.
tton Wiping over him to contribute something
fa of the readers of a respe:**ble
^hUe joorasl, ho would do well to consult some
tend who sroald tdrise him not to htte cr'me
smy the leas, but to love and respect truth the
A Woiian amrtntatxt Shot.—-'An In-
) tnsMd tt New York en Fridar upon tho
tt Catharine Motto, who was shot by one
i who were nsing fire-arms ra
einity. From the testimony taken it
appeared that t number of boys, with fire arms
is their possession, were seen in Uie ytrd adja-
cent to tMjMMniana of the deceased abont four
o'clook on l&uroday afternoon, snd imm«i)iatob
| which is now covisrod with briokj mortar and pa-
! ving stones It Was defended by a wall, the at.
: titmle of wliii.li was considered by the whole
lion of this wall, however, had become gouie.
what ruinous, a breach was reported practiea-
elotbes, was from this ! until Dickons e iat>IHiui | wl ieli tho boys of the town applied to all th
,„1( r,.w r,|ndi«l reached the ,ns^« ... wh.cl, . ^ ^ ^
Davis Wilis found in a few minutes and convey,>J ' reliable inform rc,jf,,r |iK general I Bowiloiu s garden then occupied an srvii
to tbe house «Af a Mr. Lasater, and Dr. Lasatrr i ^f,,|^f.n,<Th" ossays of Oa'rlyk Ms-atllay,
call )d in to see him, who remainrd with him until j ^ Q„;m.(.y aud thsr valuable c >ir ributors t o
he (Davis) died. Dr, Lasater asked Davis, in the j peri/rlical hteraiure, were fir^l oollceted M om, of prim(< ^ril.VIln(-0H A r.
presence of a young Mr. Butler; who bud stnbbcl1 on^' tlti.H «t lc of th • wat .'f. 1 • - -« • •> ■ • ■ •
AS llLtKW-ltoOb KSdHHIt MKUC'tANT
An onpurtuniiy was afforded me of thorough- j blc, mid half a dozen chosen boy* wore'selcclcd
observing #n old-school morehant. He wus j for the attack. My qld frionJ was oue of the
BU .. '..TTt^in Bill I in the average plow : nomlx-r, tlic appointed -time was U-t witii one rind
tory consists in a surplus of four ships only,
' vit: three lran«fi*>rls and s twenty gun steamer.
—-Kvon tlicso they have not to show, and if
they had they would not l«<giu to pay tbe re-
pairs to the Russian Admiral's ship which bad
to be buoyed up Before it eould reach S. "
It U i^jndWout for U.
xntu oan yMdbly seqaln or nwtemher
anhjMtt h tosmall.in eomptrkton with
'lodge of man, that the diaoiMlDn will
their own, they t«n nrofii wneh by tha «m
lions of W«n tt. It is true that* arc, atd bavi)
been, women who have distinguished themselves
greatly in tbe higher branches of soicneo aud
literature, snd on whom the light of grmhurhss
clearly descended. But cajt Use tnntla of tso.
We cannot „
bettor matter Hoi
tan overtaken him *...
doubt he should have got
and wa durc MV he exps t ..
tg? therein. TMs I
olined to bwa^®Bdieker <br
might htvo bA^glif hl* Arny back,
thought the oflf£ ofT^tir too
dignified for Um . Wfooi^UtM tfc#l
ad his siu would Ind him out. An#
from hit remarks tbit if tha position 1
tn humhie one, he would have had i'
on thU soore. Foot* thanks tha |
sissinpi for what they ham dam
thank them,.too. Rut we <
Kooto's tiffing' U
iug olteted to Ifay
to be iu office as well p| Koote,
for t rr«* small fovor l|ut p
w«n H« aJw^mwmt, Hs must ba t
a funny mag, too, for w> one cxcltoflt
emtio Hhskspere, a fonmle Nil-
i>,t Campbell, or a Beottf Whit
tad liko Rsphnel or Titian, or
l> 1/7• I tt1!* "" * , t L I
euiU'inti oF Joliii IMt m tbe average pb^sc ; nomt«T, Hit
i well-knit friiino. n ruddy end cl«xto- uavuJ two P M., when it was conjectured that Mr. B
chin every article of bis dress adaptedj totlie ex- and his family would lie nt dinner. Tb
isten't weather, and indicative of entire comfort, , mors usscr.!1'1'-—'!:v breach is earriej in gallaut
but in neither tut nor buo giving Uw slight est ktyie, and slouiituhs. p .kuts. and even shirt bo.
bint of taste; n -ut reserved and civil; his opin s inn, are quickly filled with the forbidden fruit,
i.m-i based on extreme rAmtlly, aithont im- A tritim|i|nut retreat is already anticipated, but
pulse systematic in exorcise an I diet, s lf-roli | as tho little band draws near to the breach—
out scrupulous in nss. rtiun bis nationality, in j horror of horror!—it is discovered to bo in po .
hi« salutations, hi* pr.Miieuade, bis reading, bid | session of a siunly servtnlman of Mr. B., sup-
•oiferv niive dogmas in politics, and bis audible J ported by a huge bamb<Hi, and retreat by any
l " t(, the church service, frank aud kind j other psvs is out of the question. . Stomachs,
nit of the
respond s '<> " '
Ttl IllS bospit , , i ,. . , 711
coruin, balanced accounts, the liturgy, anl In,
Timer, his |«>n, sirloin, Cheshire, muffins, tea
servants,door-plat®,fingernails, creod, and wifp
auitc unexceptionable;—ho was a humar
mtchintf well oiled, in tbe hlgest working cmnh- ,U in the (wrlour, aud wishes Io sec ihe young
tion, a nifidel of punctuality, good faith, health, j gentlemen,"
telfe'itcem the eruaturo of babit, snd tho | Might is in vain, and, with palpitating hearts.
• litv, complacent, wedded to do | ph,fflbly, remained iu Hutu nu , but ail other
' 'r'"j engines of transport arc quickly relievo! of their
burdens—the invaders draw nearer to the
breach, intending to make a rush; but are in-
human formed by tbo sturdy gnsrd, that "Mr. Bowdoin
incarnation of respeetbility
the commrbciat. TKAVF.1XKB.
The most comfortable of English drudges are
the intermediate clasn, they who act for the pro
diicc.r as brokers and agents. A
I rem amber ono Entered tbe
slf-importanco. and shrewed knowledge
rt of getting along. reveals, at once, the
of * gang at boys
in tin vleltlty. ]
csrt1 a"'Derby. jUst at uight-fall, sod the gusnl
pitched into bis Up a e.mp.e.ly.tranpcdbun-
dV, which, after seating himself in. the l est^va-
ejmt place, he^gan to unloose. J\ ilth At^ wol-
Icn sbuwl it contained be thoughtfully swathed
his lower extremities; then hanging his hat above,
he donned a cosy little skull-mp; from the pock-
et of bis huge ovcr-enat, be then drew out a
small lantern, and attached U, b; a hook, to the
Side of hi < cushioned seat; having ignited
lamp by meass of a lucifor match, he spont t
,i J in arranging nliUlosiiapiaffixed totlie m -
chine, so as to accommodate the reflect ion to his
eyes; then, with an air .of.the mosl coo Miisjm-
tion, he t. ok fro* tnolhcr deep pocket, The
Tim; and TWA, wet from the press, snd com-
nrtsed H«ll to ret* for an hourj at the cxpi
an occasional somnifcroos g -sr. of animal
A girl in It rod on, Vermont, not jet thirteen
years of ago has beeoma * mother. She was
married before sho wss islnvon yosrs old
relief of Frad Uwaon
afterwards t report of a gun was heard.; Simul-
taneona with tbia report, Mrs. Moraf, who had
has* encaged in hanging rat olothea in the
yasd of No.~4fi West was heard to
give t deathly scream. Tha boys, none of
whom ware known, eaeaped, and the anfortunate
i expired in abont Ave miantes
a nnrsary of children
tha more he
is like sm alaphant
be anrsm tha mow
flat South Corel ins Penate bss
htll rtahsnwinf the TUak of
t^ «King ha captts! to 11,000,000
Ton Biu.^or the .....
was reported np-m fovnrably, to dsy. bj
hatist committee on Public Debt, *,t" w
amenlment that he should fot be allowed to
take stock in the FtcA* railroad. SldM
Times, 18 th.
^bls to suppress herself cor really.
I opon mj moaih," sh« says, "I am anre to po^
my fool into It."
u7^iw of FWiWd, (J T.)■whotos
'taammmgh has received a lejsej
ifrotntrslatirs m Eojlsn l. w*
our heroes mareh, in single file, towards the
house, the scrvnnt-mnu and the bamboo cover-
ing the rear. Th" posse wss met at tbe ball -
door hv the good Mr. Iloivdoin, who inada litem
a most courtoohs and friendly bow, welcome 1
them to his house, snd invited them to walk in
and sit d iwn. They were ushured into the
parlour, where two or three yonng ladies were
employed at needlework, presented with much
form, snd treated with shuudancc of bewitch-
ing smiles. An Itioer door waa now opened,
snd Mr. Bowdotn conducted them inbi the drttw-
ing-rootn, where two elderly ladies were sitting
Here a still more ceremonMins introduction took
place. The Indies were sll kindness—ihe lsds
were requested to be seated—a bell waa rang-—
ft servant appeared—cako, wine and fruit were
ordered by Mr. B. On the return .of the ser-
vant, Mr. B. rose, filled the wine glssses, and
handed them round, most kindly pressing the
youngsters, and insisting en their partukiug of
tbe g<K d things—entertaining bis reluctant
guests all the while with declarations of his
great bsppiness at tho honour done him by their
visit—inquiring their views as to the war then
raging in Karopci—what they thought of the
growlgg power of Bonaparte—what part they
supposed the Archduke Charles would take is
the political ferment of the day, nto.,,ate.
This amusing scene lasted newly to hnor,
tbe ladies & the good Mr. B. tnpetringto vie with
each other io attentions to'the now «o* ciioee-
struJwa msrsutieri. At Imfb'a air . pulled
out his watcb, snd said: ''My good young
friends, 1 regret that I have an appointment.
"nmiifi iwTf oorn rtappy to prciioti^ tatfrttvti,
I hope to have the pleasure or seeing yon again.
A fnllirr sit- l>v the chimney poat
On s winter's ilsj iij-o inn s roasti
II* hi s si-le n mni'irli young Slid fair,
gtrt^wtlti a srollli orc'ildcn tinir:
' ".', >)■« teas** lb* lullior stotit snd Sold,
With n r|U**tloii of duly, trite snil oM;
'■fo.v, father, wlmt iihsll s maiden lU
When a mnn of merit comes tn woo!
And father, what of this pain In m)' brea«t'
Married or slngtle—which l the best?
Then tho sire of the maiden \ oung ami fair,
Th* girl of aeslth of golden buir,
Ho snswem •• evrr <ln fathers cold,
To the <|U<i*tion of duty, trite and old;
l,Shs who wedUeUi ksepstlod letter;
Kho who weds not <loeth l elter."
Then uteckly snswered Ihe uiulden fair.
The (jlrl with the wenlth of the Rnlilen hair:
"1 will keep Qas ssnssof the Iloly I.otter,
Content to tlo well without doing heller."
man produce a fomalc 8hak
ton, a (Joldsuiith.
woman has painted ,. _
liko tho best artists of our own timoa! Mrs.
Bsmer and Mra, Siddons hsd a taleut for tenlp-
ture; so had Marie of Orleans, the accomplished
daughter of touts FhtHppe, Vet, what are the
productions of these talented ladies compared to
those of Tborwsldaen, Casova, Chsntrey, and
tho master t his*ds of the great Amerieauiiltitua-
ries? Women have been excellent muiimaus,
snd have made fortunes by their voldia; bnt is
jioro among them a fltmr). a Bellini, a Mioh-
"m>l Kolly, tn Anbor, t Buiidieuf mi a vo-
man m#ue tn Improvement Oti stotm-enginss.or
on anything connoctod with the mccbauin arts?
And yet there things have been done by men
vf-uo early tHluoatlon—by self-taught men. A
gotsl tailor fits, cuts out, and sews hotter than
I hi meat eolebrated female dross-Wker. A good
man-nook for axccls agood wiiunin eook. \\^av
ever may have been their merits as assistants,
women arc rarely found who «rp vciy success-
ful at tbo hood of anv establishment that re-
qnires energy and nrlginallty of mind. Men
make fortunes, womou make livings. And none
make poorer living* than those who waste their
time, aud bum their friends who waste their
timo, snd bore their friends, by writing and lec-
turing upon tha equality of tho sexes, and what
•hey call 'Women's Bights.' How ls it that
most of these ladies live separately from their
husbands, either despising tlicm, or Wing de«.
piscd by tln.uo? Truth is, the female snx Is rosi-
ly as inferior to the male iu vigour of mind as
to strength if bodvj and all argumenti to the
oontrary are founded ou a few anomalioa, or
1 wised on theories that can never be reduced to
practice, Because tbpre was a Joan of Around
au Augtulina of Harngossa, should fomalea •>.
pose themselves to all (ho dsugers nnd terror* of
•the battle-field^ dreadful array!" The wduoii
of the American Bovolutioti effected much good
to their country's cnuse, without encroaching
upon the province of ito brave defenders They
were faithful and patriotic; but they ioft tho eon-
duct of that tremendous struggle to abler beads
stronger arms, nnd stonier koarts."
rions Darning of the Jay snd the I
solution of Unfoti In bis ladiv
and one day declare 1 ho could i
thor past t onktk^atnnlsvai
Congress did not eonm to hlal.
was bust in the oomn.iit.-c roomsudt
tnd eould not eeoe. and Kooto, by ml
effort , took It over into the next wee"
be tkowlitkt Mi Aha! that b«—
tbe Union but eon hi u«t save himself t
run nndcr in.Miasi* ippi. lie
repuditted him. Hv is no haupi any i
rout than a Mlseissippi bond,
Wo bid au aflWi .oste tdien to Uw <
tor nntil the next «foa fca tnrns I
certainly bo aloUfWMB with sot
mentary to bit fowertt oration. HenW
doliverod t diseonrac or * speech thst Im
not follow with otic twice ss lung to i
Hoory, nn revoit!
.. Qfer. B .recatvcd by
Stnta F«,tftr i.unieatlonf!
o^, giving Informailon of thu<
cspe of • ltd*, who formerly
count f 1n thn State Tl,o U
Wilwn, niuie>uer of Mr. Sftfl
Alton, Oif nh vras married to
near 0ii«v,!v. ,« Uma eounty
that I alt MitMnur her hu*band and t
« cuuiidmy golng-th rntif.-nVla by w
so. When they reached Kite n0ig]
Kl I'ssOfber Inuhan I and fatlier f
or , oonelud.- l to return. A ..
starting htek, they Vi-rv nttjiclje
lndl«M( iilpTtosed to lm fofiutnoli
Wilson ttid her f,<ll)«r kilksl,
they were again attacked, tbe wagon
od tnd h r*elf tu d tfo boys taken
Tiik I'owkh or the 1'itr.m—A fow days
sinee, tbo landlord of one of our exotdsior hotels
rnl,®t f.! Tho Mirror office, sm] stskxl tiiat he
was going t< Boston, and would l«ke t few let-
ters of introduction tu the Boston, tnd editors.
Of course it gave us much pleasure to put our.
friend m rnyyorir with the press of tlwt city. ... ■■ uw:
Tlie mull is lite slmultaneuus tppetrtttoe of. Jw*ftnenrpnti. Oufc Kcrriwct^frli
oticcs" in til I be leading Buoton "« •••• of tlio f,wt«, senl jia
from the Arkitmut IfVii,/ "I I
r the nil
TIIKTKXAH BAlLKflAD BILL
Tho ViarkniHl* Standard, of the 11th inst.,
contains the llailrosd bill, as finally passed by
the 1 legislature of Texas. It is not materially
different from the synopsis, we published, a few
w< ck ago. Il is of the most liberal character,
and pruvides for the rapid completion of tbe
This bill tnpesrs to be received with very
uortl satisfaction, by our neighbor* of the
res*, io TeXs —the only objcctimi (wtiieb is
a very great ono) is that the dividends tbe road
may pay are not limited. This objection has
already become the subject of newspaper discus-
sion, snd it is to be hoped, will be removed be-
fore-the Legislature adiourna. Texas im not
slonc Interested in gusnfing against a monopoly
by th ise owning the rosd, our ow-ti Htatc, in fact
every Htate interested iq this route, have aaln-
t< rest iu liaving tbo rotd thttmgb Tests pftoixl
upon the m<#t liberal footing.
Tbe Standard, is evidently pleased wlt|t the
interest manifested, in this State, in the doings
of the Texas Legislature, qn this subject An
-first-rate notices" in all the leading Ihwtan
ncw*i>apori; and a freah tide uf Bttton yue$tt at
the I t-em ott Hunter.
Koine seven or eight years ago, one of our
largest Broadway hotel* was losing money for
tbe proprietor. Knowing from experience that
he hsd one of the best bouses and best tables
iu tbe world, wo advised him to advertise. (Ie
adopted tbe suggestion, and gave usrqtrt blanch
to make tbe "New York Hotel" known to tbe
public through tbe colums of tho moat rsspoo.
table newspaper w the cotnrtfj. We se!eetod
twenty-five dslly pspers, and rcriucstod them to
copy sn advertisement from the Mirror, two
month*, and cither cony at tbo same time from
our colums snd edltonsl notice of the Hotel, or
write a better one. Tho bill* were til sent to
thi office aud psid, the aggregate sum not
ceoding four hundred dollars Tito consequence
was this: Tbo Hotol immediately filled np with
the best eh(* of people, aud frooi Umt time to
this, tho fortunate proprietor hta been mtking
from fifty thoustnd to ono hundred thousand
dollars a year out ofhisbusloess '—A. T. Mirror.
:gis!aturc, on this sul>jret
srtiele from the IFAiy of the tfith fiist., Ur oo|
Arkansas neighbors, It «gr>:
ied in it aa indicative of tfce (seting* of theli
"Our neighbart ff Arksnns on highly de-
lighted w!«l •*« tet of our l*gW**ure, tnii^*
tcrwined no <k«U noW *ij,t t ^ ^ pu|.
ton BoHl li te lit th<j beginning of the great
J few the Miseiarippi
"**' can be no doubt, thtt the Cairo and
toad, will be the first link in the IV
mope io nave tne pleasure ot seeing yon again.
Meantime, my boys, tt any time when yow Will I®*8™'**11* th# Hfoto, to regard it sn
are entirely at yew
With these words
our service, tnd my i
you tny fhtlt yon i
"When ever |
favour mo with t etll, the gsrdon tnd orehard
on hi'!■# ;**
the boys are ditmMil, w'.h
many bows and thtkes of the hands. "Oh,"
stVj my good old Mwd, "'twas tKe ttvirett fmn-
itkment 1 tner Immr rolbtd itsnni
4 <0* a riWM
anioualy twait the oportuoity to do <
thtt can be doft, or m ntotasary to bo
make the conncotion with the Texas Koad at
slulton They are cooscious that Arkansas b
Keeping upon her rights, and tiiat while she slum-
beret, nvala—active and vigflent ore straining
fterdk to divert the rondj Luiaisna is whit
The Harpers sw at work tfltfn, tnd htve tl
resdy t large number of eompasltors and tbdui
100 girls employed. The M+gntinei for
anr will bo oot tboni the lOtn or 16th inst.
Tbey htvo sent the sloreotypo planters of rot-
ny of tholr stondtrd wotka to Pliilsdolpbla, llots
ton anil otTier places fo lia printed, so ts fo ha
now editions issued as toon ss poriMt
Tho New York Skipper Li# mq s thtt tb«
disasters to American msefct for the last six
months, have been unusually numerous, rami rig
t large diminutiou to tho tonnage of the ooun-
try—the deotruotfott of property, tnd mrttiling
heavy lostet to tbe Insurance interests, in Now
Fork and thihewhere.
TV ItoStoW .1 ournal M that motsV^U.
«w lng (tore tluntiant In that city, and that first
fe IIVonftM t« t\yW per oetit
Pforfolk Aryutt sayi it has arm known
ihe demand for siavtw greater, or
tion of labor sesrwer or higher i"
ent season. Many formers, ratbert
tt the present nitet, consider il
to euritil msteriaMy their tgrionll
Ortlinary field bands have
as iaf titJlidfei! snd fifty t
borers hare readily brougl
with a life insurance ibrj
Tho (rati demand
the tnifniwli/ '
dint tnd 0«
Thoy mm «kon to a camp where
large bo ly of Oomanchc#, where sho wa
ped of bar thdhtng and tm^Wtod tuU
burrlble and tohututn treatment, Hht i
ed t nrisofter somfiilft days.uu
brutal usige, v>hcri she utsde
ked tnd without Ck>.1«1i*"jp
some tiine, subsisting r.puri
sho w<4 found by t Itrty ^
who forn shed her with meu's fit
and lift her ii a" W! — t tu, s
to aeoVftSe Indian camp to
oneampf-d mar riii iknd I
mr m of%e boyi,"tut coiilil n
Inditni to givo him up upon nny^ r
returned to 5|re. Wllstin sud cotney
whom she was taken to dtnt^
now It Mho is In a de.U«tifl sitt,^,.
log to bo.uoaflned in a abort tiniti
be soni home ua soon as lu>r Imalth will ]
Hovers'or M sp<mk of het ta a ltdy of I
tonal sppearauoe, of mode*! depor
only seventeen year* of sgo,. 1
milted Ihe communication to ihe Icglslutu
terdty.— .y/«tt (Tutt. Wh.
_ ^ «HKAT lEimOAU CHAIITBft
On our first i
obtrtiTriog tho 4
rotd " Tt#! |
north of I'nltou, Arktnsts. _
tiont i,/jam! are donated to (
lh t may be coustructod tnd :
fM is to mm to t sgitt
do, tt or mmt flw <
ewst th*> rirtrt
V icksburg reads
her presto* sreat work
Or loans and Opsio
! will, <3 ili oi*e)res,
or enow lints, wiU I
the Texas ratd
to Sew Orleans.
a ny a sheriff ju i 1
-wtrvod the Within, but t
Knis hi 1Ur woman thatT eo«W nt Wtl H+ }i
Mtorn ut. n a writ wt« w.-c«n
Morgan country, Iwl
A aritrlt tl !lio«tntinn r4 Ua.i
*• P«"' ifimiiHiiai oi nn i
titMia'^id of t fellow in 0
•>ao away with two mtnwi
" s letter ef thanks from
; an old
The steam tug
lilt passage from
October, tnd from
of, hts been discovered nsnr
Cod. !• fourteen fathoms of water,
tnnk doritg a hosvy gale, on her \
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