The Lone Star, and Texas Ranger. (Washington, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 11, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 1, 1853 Page: 1 of 4
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C- 'ZsrZ 'iJ$Ser .
?lne of aYoanR Lady.
I it ems x metHnis r tut mv fire
itly and fie light 700d "blaze dan-
i SfcTU'oTif? Ifiann Tin in Vi liimTPV". as
HoesinfE.v'' .Vr -T -- j, --
if lafS& t0 BCOrn tOB wua PranK or 01U
jtiU x teei cnmy. 1 -wiu araw near-
ana write aown my tnougnisas
tmgma&i ., , --, .
L am quite aione. my parents are
i,:and inyhrotner and sister, have
leieho J Tvisli I had a loveri" This
JTharuiing evening for him to whis-
ignag-uiuta vl iuvc. ic -uu --.
jut thatLirom tne glowing nre-piace j
fcwiuldtienooneto disturb us. Un!
IhSlso nice to have a lover! Oh,
sineteen yesterday, and have had
;!f ivTiat is to become- of me?
30 Harry Xennard is not married
yej-aiiintBna. to Keep inyseit iur mtu.
Paiptrm too young to marry. Too
yomMmariy- Indeed he must forget how
ojajlg : But Harry -will come back some
tmienhe-is worth waiting for. He used
tc- dlwhnuse my champion in all our little
schogcufties, and I love him yet. I can
see hiow'gS on me darlr,ear-
nest7efel h, heis a nohle fellow ! I wish
h P wnaiaome back. He never said in words
heOowdiQebat I could see that he did !
es in our.jaand?as--T?e'
eoMune-wiie, ' igr ui uii uuitca uuu. wi-
inerits1Sntlie,earth, this demon is surely the
greatest . Her homme temper nas anven
her lusband long since to the tavern, where,
-notwiSnling the terrible penalty he will
have tajpay-fbr the association, he meets at
least'jmh"miles and jovial companions.
Aiman. could' lie down inthe swamps- of
Lonisawith a musqaito fucking at every
porkopnsLkin, and bear i&.with more equa-
ulnilty the everlasting clack -of a scold-
ing Roman's tongue.
Wlialrsnould be her pleasure the care of
thepehbld she makes a misery to herself
ami alflaronnd her, and particularly to her
pooVlJssoand, wlio has. to listen IF lie es-
pecleace and quietness when he comes
honSoiaimealf to a recital of all the details
of 4rpuh!es;sbe'has with the servants ; how
IjBilbpped little oil on the landing which
shekaowsHnever come out,nd how lit-
tle Ellyfhenig left to take care of herself,
wh8stflp& was-looking after the servant, threw
ierapofls of cotton into the fire, and lost ev-
erysnepie slie had in the world.
fiejSnshand. anxious to mollify theiirrita-
tIoissys r 4 Ifever mind, my dear, let us
hafJHiner j 1 will hribg you plenty of spools
ofttbivand needles when I come home this
iJuerethat is Just like you x I declare,
-MralBritMs no use of my slaving, und work-
ingand'&ving, to make both ends meet, with
TOGr extravatjant "wavs. Heaven knows that
yoTitincome is not so large that you can pur-
chaepools and needles when mischievous
chSdrencBoose to destroy them hut it's just
like'you ! What do you care about your poor
wiferkihg Ler fingers ends oif to make you
comfoable? not a bit, as long as your
shIrwtltons are attended to and your stock-
ingsmended tljat's all us poor women are
yortn;" ,. 4. "'-
fut. mviMonUJ-.i ,
,irjnn''t Hp-iVv i? . 't c v
y tiue. sir ; j.-uui uui vu uci
3d down byNnv 0f vounnoe words, for
hnx about, Ifcrill have mv sav- Do
yottethat, Mr. B? Ohi you do it's a
hit Jta cigar, it is! well, I'm sure and
itgp.te m au x iave said, you go to smo-
.e Dearooi. thiskmornimr, after I
L' fec)LJl&nLjir3J&dL JO
rd. waatOTlLyou do next? - Ars thonehi
ltft worry and vexation enough with the
sersutay with their nasty habits, but you
must atm to taem."
' . JXH It, madam, am I to have my din-
ner r' - ; t
jg''Xw,fc at's ngt ; tegiu andiwear ;it
ioan to tin-unprbtected female."
lSap, madam I"
that's right; go on, go'cn." "
pfbj madam," I will o oK "
lj&ejry straight coat-tail is seen dashing
aovraphe street, and, In a few minutes after-
wards, an anxious, but quiet-looking gentle-
.nian. is ordering a mutton chop at Victor's,
antSarinklng an uncommonly strong glass of
urauuy iiuu waier. meantime, tne devoted
wis amusing herself OTth- the hysterics,
r tlifly had featuretdF-which is that she re-
-e-Kentucky Statesman relates a droll
stpryfoT the recent election in that State :
ilt'appears from this that a young lady of
tne aemocratic laitn, residing at a place call-
ed .Jessamine, got the written promise of a
youngwhig that If she could she might pre-
Tentum from voting for Breckcnridge for
Congress. Pursuant to this agreement, on
Sunday-night before the election, after the
yogugjgeirtleman haf.xctired to hedj she sent
asegrantito his room and got all the clothes
omcKlB had disrobed himself; going then
tojEismararohe she took all the rest of his
clothjpgj and placed the whole in a secure
pacgJlg&t a very early hour on Monday
f&T&lr1 COIOPany wiin anotner young la-
dyhoplaced herself -on the stairs down
"whicjrthe anti-Breckenridge man must neces-
sanly descend, if he descended at all, and
there 'the two sat all day1, keeping their enca-
ged hird secure until the closing of the polls
inhe evening, when they allowed him again
"? "SIarge. The consequence was that he
-5: an Breckenridge's majority
wasyacreased by one.
Jt was.a -trial of modesty, in whicli the
Sad the advantage. He ought, howev-
V w.., j- uw U UUIIU 64"
he Statesman hopes that the young lady
aJ get a good democratic husband, and that
at iome future day she may he able to point
toier SOns and R.1V nf tlipm. Tn thp. Innmirtnn
j - ..., -M w MjjjjU
- - -.wU
"tnese are my jewels."
--4 - " JUarriage.
Xigb Hunt concludes an essay on mar-
nageB follows :v '
rTZi" Is no onVthing more lovely ... tin .
"v wjjiuu oi xne divmest courage, r;;ap
-ym -fqung maiden from her past lift-. .
.-sfJjappy ..childhood, when she ramble J t. et
wyTiu ana moor around her Jiome, r n j ixeoKUK JJispatch," must have a place in
JSS$f anticlpated her wants and i oar columns :
"Sfe cTes TCaeD Drotuers and -- A subscriber sends us word, says the "Dis-
f.l meriy playmates to loving,' i ?atch, that in his town he is called " Colo-
W60, "0m Christmas gatherings end j nel," and wishes his paper directed accord-
T?$$Me summer festivals In bower or : - j ! !'J- Well, we'll do so horeafter : but in
"j&rj-??- "ie rooms Eanchfied bv the dtvl i
oijeiatjves: frnm h MM t,,.t;?
T -? . .I
beichilfiood. an? mwri.nn7 j ,'TMnnf,7..t.
los pul into the dark and unilluminated fu
tu, ay from all thatnd yet, nntarrifiVt-.
11laSt,iIeails tei faJr caeek upon her lor-
cifffasi, and whispers, "Dear heart! I
2$?. f-6' bQt "believe. The past w-
aVthe futurn I can trust-wrr.
40acaupolat!m0 . . .
woe&niinn i?t:i.-' " T , ' ''
m - - w-j .q ww.-
-7 jjuyiihn TnECT np-itnnrT corRrn
.eUf '' of ss." said he.
.MbF "mJr&nj yas ithe -old woman's
,f on Ji54ay-JeeIIngmii
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Acyg ww-v-'Y-'fT- TY3'-rfcP(3cn cnT3.cl Tlie Star-Spangled Banner, 0! long may it wave, TlTttAlft A-T? " in rWlcff T ItoA.-
1LME-5. WASHINGTON. TEXAS. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 1: 18S3'. " : ' " MBBfell.
' """": i ri t u tkn TtVom'ttr nr 4lioip ncennlf Tint, in as a "" Sfl4m5)!?.
Two Good Jokes.
his brains blowed out with a broomstick the'
other day. He was boarding in a private
family, in which there is a rather attractive
young lady. As he was leaving the house
after dinner, one day last week, in passing the
window, he espied the young lady sitting In a
rocking chair. In order to be sociable, and
perhaps to quiz the young lady, he remarked
to her, " Miss, you look sleepy as though
you had lately, or soon will fall,Jhto the arms
of Morpheus." The young lady, not per-
fectly understanding the meaning of the last
term, took it as the name of some young man;-
whereupon she told her mother how the young
gentleman had insulted her, by saying that
she had been hugged by Mr Morpheus. On
the return of the gentleman to his boarding
house, the landlady attacked him with the
usual weapon of a matron ; told him she
would give him to understand that her daugh-
ter was never in the arms of- Morpheus, or
any other young man, and notified him to
leave the premises sans certmonie. And the
offending individual accordingly sought anoth-
er boarding house. Good for him. Served
him right. He had no business thus to insult
an intelligent young lady."
To this the New Orleans Crescent appends
the following :
The above is from the, "Washington Union.
It reminds us of a similar, though more ex-
cusable blunder. A young lady, an only
daughterqf a very fond, devoted and scrupu-
lous father! was sent to a fashionable board
ing-house, w;here She became the companion
and room-mate of another young lady, who
rejoiced in one of those perversions of mas-
culiue names, for which some ladies have a :
great affection, in other words her name was
Bichardetta, and was commonly known among
the girls as " Dicky." Writing to her father,
the new young lady at this fashipnable.school
assured him that she was so happy, as she
had for her room-mate " sweet little Dicky
" Blood and thunder T5 exclaim-" 'b;'!.i
itv of vour fashionable boardln
shionable boardin.j .iij&ls' j A number" of gV -Jt!-
Tiage. he started:";tnidktejy;preached ia jt'Jira in iririferiGT11
,-and on his arriyjd, ae4.J:Staic. A&auad her.logl&n v&s; Parson -
Ordering his carr:
for the academy.
be shoWn into his daughter's joonh aeitjs aubladiei:voiui of hi sernitins mmts.
fMMtii'-'nf iw ft-l- iftrn3'---t "TL- ZfrTTfrV
nr QTinrnni rnfvvH inM t-u- -11. r a . -
rrr ? ' , due1.l...jna6e gE1
iT j i- i " "-;-ik x,t
wuu, uruwiug inmseir up very irovn.:iyk ex
claimed" here is that rascal r -
tcThat Dicky you wrote about who is
your room-mate r"
" Why, there she is," exclaimed the inno-
cent damsel, throwing her arms around the
innocent cause of so much anguish. The
hasty old gentleman was perfectly disgusted
with himself, and also with the confounded
bad taste of giving girls boys' names.
Git outyou nasty .puppy ; let me alone or
I'll tell your ina! " cried Sallv . to her
lover Jake - , who set about ten feet from
her, pulling dirt from the chimney
. " I arn't touchln' on von Sal."
you Sal," responded
" Well, perhaps you don't mean to, nuther
do'jer ? "
"No I don't."
" Cause you'r too taraal scarry, yon long
leged, lantern jawed, slab-sided, .pigeon-toed,
gandikneed owl you I you hain't got a tarnal
bit of sense"; along home with you I "
" Now Sal, I love you and can't help it;
and ef you don't let me stay and court you,
my dady will sue yourn for that cow he sold
him t'other dav. Br unrn lio cnld TmM An
" Well, look here Jake if you want to
court me, you'd better do it as a white man
does that thine: not set off their 'as if vnn
thort I was pizen."
' How on airth is that Sal."
"Why slide right up here, and hug and
kiss me, as if, you had some of that bone
and sinner' of a man about you. Do vou
suppose a woman's only made to look at you
fool you ! No, they're made for practical re-
sults, as Kossuth says to hug and kiss, and
" Well said Jake, drawinz a loner breath
" if I must I must ; for I do love you, Sal."
And so Jake commenced slidimr un to Imr
like a maple pole going to battle. Laying his
arm gently upon Sal's shoulder we thought
we uearu oai say
'! That's the way to do It, old boss that's
acting as a white man orter."
" Oh, Jerusalem and pancakes!" exclamcd
Jake, "thiB is better than any applc-saas ever
raarm made. Crack-e-e ! buck-wheat cakes,
and slap-jacks and 'lasses, ain't no whar long
side you, Sal ! Oh, how I love you 1
Here their lips cameogcther, and the re-
port which followed warlike nnlKrm Wo
shoes out of the mire.
:The following paragraph, copied from tho
UU3 couairy, wnere everv man whn hao mm.
j -u a uaiooat, or Kept a stud horse, is entitled
- J a.a . " "
? oecaueaoionei, we really didn't think
i mat it made much difference. " Suum Cni-
ioe," though, and the paper shall go with the
The young women in thesR rfa M
ly worried when attacked by puppies.
Why don't" the fathers of "vour eltv nnnnf
;rdlnan.ce to prevent
ordinance to prevent the canine snonJoc
i rnnninsr at largo 2
fWhy don't you fix the puppies off with
?-8age,-.of peculiar flavor, as is done up this
oh.Jt eafc sausages . down. this wav
sirt, and ain't, cannibals.
c The following from t.be Liverpool Mailj
""discloses' an'important fact, and' no person can
eny that this new test of willingness in debt
ors to pay, is Dasea upon common suu&u.
We were not - aware until recently that
many newspaper publishers are consulted, to
a large extent, by some people in order to as-
certain the peculiar standing of persons.
Debts for newspapers become due once a year,
and "persons who pay up regularly once a
year, for their papers, are considered as
prompt men and worthy of confidence. We
had a person to come into our office the other
day and say
1 Do you send the paper to Mr. W ? '
We replied that we did.
1 Well ' said the man, he owes med25,
I can't getit ; I don't think he's good.'
We looked secretly at his account,
found him paid up. We then replied to
enquirer, c That man is good. Your debt is
safe. He.may have forgotten it, or something
else may have prevented his paying, but he is
The man's eyes brightened. Said he, ' I
have written to' several printers, and could
not find where he took a paper. I thought of
you and said I would come here.' Said he
again after a pause. ' This is the way to
find out whether people are good. We ascer-
tain -what papers they take, and contrive some
way to peep into their accounts. Men who
are good are very sure to pay for their news-
papers ; and if they do not pay for these,, we
don't think them good. We were forcibly
struck by tho idea.
' Well,' said he, I will Eend my bill by the
In a few days tbe person-came in again.
Said he, ' I sent mybilli'
Well did hentavvou ! '
Yes, sir,' and.opcning his hand he showed
us the draft. 'There,' said he give me a
printer's book after all, to tell whether a
man's" good, there's a complete" thcmonjeter ;
we alwavs kr-ow a man to be bad if he doirt
nay the printer.
number" of TreaT a-
iTT'' t V V-i fi T" 7 lfi i T V'5MfC"1ti-:a J "i .i.'jc--
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tn,,. vas m&ii . ?reacbjjp
uc.i.-2i sraseas." t 'iS6 exelusioa ci
pjaet-Hjai tLemes, at ieit- so
vf his arisiiioi.nFs ?.fr f
Mr. B ,:" said he, one day,"fo the
clergyman, "we know all about the doctrines
by this time. Why don't you sometimes
preach us a real practical discourse ? "
r " Oh, very well. If you wish it, I do so.
Next Sunday I will preach a practical ser-
Sunday morning came, and an unusually large
audience, attracted by the report of the prom-
ised novelty, were in attendance. The pre-
liminar services -were preformed, and the par-
son announced his text; After "opening the
subject,'' he said he should make a practical
application to his hearers. He then com-
menced at the head of the aisle, calling each
memoerot the congregation by name, and
pointing out his special faults. One was a
little inclined to indulge in creature comforts,
another was a terrible man at a bargain, and
While in mid volIey,'the door of the church
opened, and Ur. o.- entered.
"There," went on the parson, there is
Doctor S , coming in the middle of the
service, just as usual, and disturbing the con-
gregation. He does it just to mafe people
fbelieve that he has so large a practice that h
i . . .- . , , "v. iuul u
wu " &v "" io cumc iq cnurcn m season,
but it is not so he hasn't been called to visit
a patient on Sunday morning for three
months." . ,
Thus went on the worthy clergyman. At
..,? ... : x l i ,
last he come to Mr. C , who had request-
ed a practical sermon.
" And now," said he, there's Mr. C ;
he's a merchant, and what does he do ?
Why, he stays at home on Sunday afternoon,
and writes business letters. If he gets a lot
of goods from lcvr York on Saturday night,
he goes to his store, and marks them on Sun-
day, so as to have them for sale on Monday
morning. That's how he keeps the S abbath ;
and he isn't satisfied with doctrinal sermons,
he wants practical ones. "
At the conclusion of the service, the par-
son walked up to Mr. C , asked him how
he liked the " practical sermon ? "
"Mr. B ," was the reply, "preach
just what you please after this. I'll never at-
tempt to direct you again. "
What is pleasanter than social singing?
When friends meet, and the lively word and
laughing jest are intermingled with the voice
of song, the spirit throws off care and thought
recreates itself, that it may be better fitted for
the hour of toil. Those who are able to meet
at stated times and spend an hour in the prac-
tice of music lose much by not doimr so
There is not a hamlet or village, hardly a coun-
try place, where a singing circle may not be
formed, and music practiced: and this too
not as a task, bnt as a source of deep, heart-
felt pleasure. The desideratum for such cir-
cles is simple, home music, such as stirs the
heart and causes its depths to swell forth in
gladness and joy, or to sympathize in pensive
sadness. And this music should be new, else
we tire by too much repetition ; and various
in kind and subject, else some chords of the
heart are left untouched. What can supply
this desideratum hut periodicals devoted to
the cultivation of the art? And who would
forego the advantages of social singing, when
by a little exertion he could secure them?
Dr. Tobarfc do Lamballe, a physician of
Paris, announces that a shock of electricitv
given to a patient dying from the effects of
chloroform, immediately counteracts its influ
ence and returns the sufferer to life.
-aepay-g.ggiftggf m&$a& cer"w UJenw w.ia nmwt or a iissss&v?
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It is an exciting scene to witness a squad
of old'Texans show-off their skill with Colt's
repeater. Mounted on shaggy mustangs, or
Spanish horses, or American nags, they will
start from some point, fifty yards or so from
the mark, which is generally a small tree,
dash by it at a full gallop, and raising the
pistol, very frequently at arm's length, with
the muzzle pointing upwards, bring it down
with a peculiar jerk, which, as the rider's
thumb is on the cock, aims the pistol, and al-
most at the same moment it is discharged,
very rarely, indeed, without the object aimed
at being struck, and on any spot that may
have been previously selected. The horse-
man cocks, aims and fires this deadly weapon
in this manner with singular rapidity and with
an -accuracy that is wonderful, considering
how swift and irregular is his movement, anu
how brief the time he lias for aiming.
Away he dashes, wheels, comes back at
full speed, shouting and whooping? half lean-
ing over his fiery steed's neck ; the blue bar-
rel points upwards, down it comes with a rap-
id jerk ; a sharp, rifle crack ! and the tree is
Each armed with one of these pistols, the
old Texan -Bangers fearlessly dashed iu amid
a troop of wild Camanches, armed with lan-
ces bows and arrows and buffalo shields. A
strange, thrilling sport would ensue. The
Texan went at full speed, shouting and wnoop-
ing and springing his horse from side to side,
leaning over him so as to leave as little as
possible of his own body exposed. The blue
barrol glanced up and down and moved from
right to left with dazzling swiftness each In-
dian dodging, throwing up his shield, hang-
ing to his horse's side and shooting arrows
from under the animal's neck. The Texan
never gave him time to stop to aim, or to ajm
properly while galloping on in this hurry-
scurry gioup and skirmish. The Indians
never could bear the sight of that long, slen-
der steel barrel jerked suddenly at them.
Tbey knew by fatal experience how sure was
The aim of the hand thai hHd and eye that
; C;!-'-d it. -'- it one u:a ant. Knc-y it.-
i pb:.:p crac ov .r h" went- vid the lesion
iwnsiiiL-'kliiie th- fceavneu jianacr, with
ni s!ftjuji2s4aar: j
rm. - .
WT J. - . j: . . -. -
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f - troP ot HeiieatHrmcstraa wild as thov,
'' - """" "---" Jtesass e oiten escaid dctoat
Rfi oe"i"ed niiraeufcus victories Once id
tne 7w, ,otl' p !:. 'j:isu,:d the fomoaod of
the day. ihey then iiced principally 'he -fivo-shbotor,"
as they termed it, the barrel of
which was much lighter and longer and the
cylinder smaller than those of the large, hea-
vy "six shooters" now generally adopted,
nd which were first made by Colt for Hay's
regiment of Bangers, during the Mexican war
with the United States. An amusing anec-
dote is related of a well known Ranger, who,
in a desperate conflict that took place in the
early days of the Bepublic between a small
party of Texans and a large one of Caman-
ches, was seen to career boldly about the field
on horseback, keeping in continual and rapid
motion, now dashing at one Indian, then at
another, yelling and whooping, lowering his
' five-shooter " right and left but never fi-
ring. The Texans finally gained the victory
and the Indians " vamosed," after suffering a
Isevere loss. Said the commander nf the "Ran
gers to our hero : " B" illy, what in the d 1
were you doing, cavorting around, kicking up
such a big splurge, and never hurting any-
thing?" "I was just bluffing: captain that's
all." "Bluffing?" "Yes. You see, my
ammunition give out, and I know'd the blast-
ed red skins would find' it out cussed soon if
I didn't keep up a d 1 of a conhobberation.
Soljustruninto every one of the blasted
critters, and every time they see'd my five-
shooter pointed at 'em, didn't they dodge un-
der their horses' bellies and throw up.their
shields. And may be I wasn't out of that
uxy a ttaj iu uu nuio. jo.G a a seen was
doingnothing worth 'bragging albout and I'd
a had'an arrow into my gizzard in a jiffy. So
I just bluffed 'em, captain."
The phraso has become proverbial in Tex-
as. The true, regular, far-famed Texas Ran-
ger is a being fast becoming apocryphal.
There are scores of individuals in the State
who are called Rangers, but they are not of
the original, genuine . stamp. Three-fourths
of them are" green-horns ;" the others most-
ly "riff-raff, tag-rag, and bob-tail." The
true Texan Ranger-ho of tho old sort has
resigned his honors, aid retired to a peacea-
ble life on his little farm. He was quiet, re-
served, polite, well-informed, cool. Brave
he could not be otherwise. The modern Ran-
ger is generally half ignoramus, half despera
do. JLiiero are exceptions, of course. Hero
and there, scattered about in quiet nooks, you
will come across the men of the olden time,
of the time of hair-breadths escapes, bold fo-
rays, daring adventures, chivalrous combats,
almost incredible feats of hardihood, skill,
cuurage aim enuurance. They never "brag"
of what they themselves have seen or done in
those perilous days ; but if you prove to be
worthy of the honor, they will after a while
relate to you what they have heard others tell
and do. Now and then, you will find in some
prominent planter, merchant, legislator law-
yer, or State officer, a relic of the old Ran-
ger. But the race a unique one is disap-
pearing. Death is conquering these buckskin
costumed heroes and worthies.
Too Good to l)o Liost.
A correspondent of the New York Times
relates the following story :
As for advice, I doubt whether anybody
newspaper editors excepted get so much of
it, and care so little for it, as do publishers.
Many of them can tell good stories of their
experience in this way.
A number of years ago a brace of very vir-
tuous and somewhat elderly ladies formed
themselves into a committee to remonstrate
with a prominent publisher respecting tho
character of the'books which ho issued. Bul-
wer's novels, if I remember rightly, were the
special objects of their indignation. Th
J worthy biblipole, who was at first taken aback
: another viewed
by the vivacity of their assault, put in. as a
.plea in mitigation that the greater portibiTof
liis publioatmnswere - uneeptional4oyn''
the severest criticism on the score of moral
plea m mitigation mat xne gruuiur juiwuu u. u -s ? -tr-Ty: - . -
The ladies looked dubiously over their spec-
tacles. " Have you read this, or this, or
this r " he asked, pointing out the titles of
works on theology, and history, . and biogra-
phy, and poetry, and every department of lit-
erature which graced his extensive catalogue.
Not one of them had the committee perused.
"Then, perhaps," hinted the publisher, "you
are not certain of the character of the works
you object to ; perhaps you have not read
them." " Yes, we have," answered - the
spokeswoman ; " we know their character per-
fectly well ; we have read every word of them.
Why will you publish such objectionable
works ?" " Madam," replied the sly bibli-
pole, with a smile, " we publish them for la-
dies like yourself, who will never read,any
A rejoinder equal to that of Dr. Johnson
"to the-lady whosaid tohira, " Oh, Doctor, I
am so glad that you have left all the naughty
words out of your dictionary.'? "Madam,??
replied the gruff lexicographer, " you have, I
see, been looking for them." ' ' -
Talking of sculpture, let me mention a joke
almost the only one that the worldVs Fair
(it is a grave affair) has elecited. There are,
ad von know alreadv. a variety of " show
shops-' round the palace " live alligators,"
" Eeejee mermaid,"' " wild men of the
woods" l two tailed horses,' and " five legged
sheep." There, is also one peculiar entertain-
ment the "model artists wherein some -five
or six haggard women, one debilitated and one
bloated ruffian all dressed in tights of rose
colored calico, presume to give us the Yenus-
es and Junos, the Minervas and Cleopatras,
the Hercules, the Apollo, "theMercury ; (the
younger man seems well qualified for his latr,
ter character) Gain and Abel (I-- should
judge Cain to be a good likenessj and vari-
ous bther of the antique celebrities: 'Some
.!x or P:Z' sfo-i coun'rymen or religious
i pri-ju-.'"ec3notlki5;w:rth natar-; cr the-iaasr. ;
provided, were entrapped to enter. DUgat- j
. : .J ..) !ii f.,. -...,.- t.v.twuiA -end r:ni3Baait
mj :v3s ii -i.,. - i
iviest i.iiu'es Tlieoor-
I-. -. is - j-
i iJ.k..a.-.Ue.fc iiAUUl . U1C7 UHU. VJ ki- ---
.--r'.i J -, t
SOT BUJr J
1 Fsa.3Ji.tha.nwra YiWea 4o k?w i-wha ke
refused bea and aoscondd
:t men tear, proceeded n
Hjrtx-m ar.n-.tt bold or
"- 'Iron '.nch'"2 ArncI
pastboard lyre m his hand; him did they
seize and kick, and cudgel down stairs into
the street ; yea of a vrrity, they did .pursue,
him, (rending his " tights,"' themselves' rent
with indignation until the the poor, shiver-
ing, shrieking sun-god dashed up the steps
of -tbe Palace on six evenne, leaped across
tne checlitaker's whirligig, and "paused not
from his race" till he stood in the mindst of
Thorwaldsen's Apostles which lie to. the left
of that enterance. Fancy the yells of laught-
er -the shouts of derision the helpless pros-
tration of Apollo, and the energetic action of
the police ! Fancy it for no pen could des-
cribe the resibilities of the scene.
JJancing into Foreign Affectionst
A. very important office is about to be es-
tablished in this country, we see it intimated.
We are to have a United Slates Dancing
Master! The telegraph thus hints at the
Washington, June 14.
Among to-day's rumors is that the Navy
Department designs to institute tho profes-
sion of dancing in the Naval Academy that
u-.uuipuuinen. oemg looKett upon abroad as
essential to the interchange of civilities.
Now, reader don't you laugh -at this im-
portant piece of national and international
intelligence you'll be sure to make a Judv
- jfui.-i, 11 vou uo. it 13 a very grave
suggestion, for it involves the character of
our nation abroad ! and who is there, with an
American heart under his shirt bosom, who
does not wish to see his country respected and
honored among the nations !
We have the President- of the United
States, the Secretary of the United Stales, the
Chief Justice of the United States, and why
should wo not have the Dancing Master of
the United States ? We can not yet do with-
out our lYavy, and that, to be efficient must
annually call into service many of our am-
omous -nice young men," who must,, before
they are sent abroad, . be accomplished they
must be fixed out in all that is " essential to
the interchanging of civilities ! " So many,
of them there are, toowho bavo all their tal-
ents in their fuel, how can they be drilled
save by a JS alional Dancing Muster ? There
is nothing in the science of mathematics, or
navigation, or swords or boarding pikes, to
teach the htds the profound ethic3 of the
doubleshuffle, the pigeon-wing, the cracoviene,
the highland-fling, and all the abstruse mazes
of the cotillion, the contra-danco, the Spanish-
dance, and the hundred others of these " es-
sentials to tho interchanging of civilities " be
tween tbe Kings, and Queen, and Princes,
and dowagers and duches of Europe and " the
" butoned-up " and " strapped down " little
middies who swarm our national decks in
loreign ports !
Answer at "Last - -ti-
The momentous question, "What has been
done whith the whig party ? " has been an-
swered at last. Tho following paragraph tells
tho story :
" What has become of the Whig part ? "
Everybody is asking this question. The
Whig papers are asking it. The Democracy
are asking it. Freesoilism is asking it. Even
the school-boys are asking it in their history
lessons. Well, ice were going to ask it, too,
but our eye. discovered the secret in the Lou-
isville Courier. It says :
"John White & Co., on Main street, deal-
ers in furs and skins, received and sold durin".
the past season, 70,000 coon skins- Alaa!
P00r cooa3 ! "'
. , . t - i .l.
Specie No 111.
BT CHARLES SWAIN-.
Nay, speak no ALL a kindly word
Gan.never leave a sting-behind,
Andj oh ! to breathe each talc we've heard
Is far beneath a noble mind.
Eull oft a better seed'is sown
J3y choosing the kinder plan ;-
For if but little good be known,
Still let us speak, thebesfc wa can.- ..
Give me the heart that fain would hide, '
Would fain another's fault" efface-;
How can it pleasure human pride.
To prove humanity but base ?. .,'-
No ! let us reach a higher mood,
;A nobler estimate of man ;
Be earnest in the search for. good,
And speak of all the best we can .
Then speak no ill, but lenient bo
To other's failings as your owii ;
If you're the first a fault to see, ,
Be not the first to make it known
For life is-but apassing day,
No lip may tell how brief its span ;
Then, oh ! the little time we stay,,
Let'sspeakof all the beat we can.
Tlie Heason Why.
11 Whydoes'Kate look' so pale, mother?
. Why ara. her arms so small ?
Why does she never smile, mother ?
Why do her eye-lids fall ?
" Why doe3 she walk alone, mother ?
As if she had no friend ?
Why doeHsu"e.sigh so oft, mother ?
, Is she so-near her end?. . '..""" .' "
"Why does she breathe so q'mckmolher?'
.ana start as it it snacBrea -ner, "
ToJiear the.quiet?rap; mother? -"
Of "Smith, the villageLdociorf
?Why-does he.Cora6sd.mother? :
'..an n.j pruijs uer uajs-
By lya .lapiiis and gifs, math
And shiiD? love-stek Iys?
-: Twjl)iitth8-rAcr nTtic m
W jgtl Kn-v iS,'" 7lf-Zr TiT I'-i
- Atacsaia W3 3Qr rourpart
"She id she s io sonjelae.-.
a.wy Vom rno ad q-..
And leave pjipa -.:? voffmothbr,
To, dwell near br the sea. -- - . . . I
." Is it Jourdan?s stormy banks, mother?
Where she is to be carried?'? " V '
" Shut up shut np,-you little brat
She's going to be married !"r ' t- '
Tlie Ungnarded Moment
Yes, my lips -tq night haye spoken '
Words I said they should riot speaE; i
And I would I, could recall them r .,
.Would I had nofbeen so weak.
Oh ! that one unguarded moment I
- Were it mine to live again, .
Allthe strength of its temptation- - - r-
. Would appeal to me in vain.
True, my lips have only uttered. .
" What is ever in my heart ; ' '
I am happy when beside-him,
Wretched when we are apart. '
Though I listen to his praises
v 'lwaJs longer than I should ;
Yet my heart can. never hear them
"Half so open as it would. "
And I would not, could not, pain him,.
Would not for the world offend ;
I would have him know-Dliko him
As a brother, as a friend ;
But I meant to keep one seerefc
In my bosom always hid,
For I never meant to tell him
That I loved him but I did.
a Merry JAft doe6iie-TTirTo-.
BY GEORGE P MORRIS.
Oh, a merry life does the hunter lead !
He wakes with the dawn of day,
He whistles his dog and he mounts his steed
And bounds to tho woods away !
The lightsome tramp of the deer he'll mark
As they troop in herds along ;
And his rifle startles the tuneful lark
As he warbles, his morning song.
Oh, a hunter'slife is the life for mo,
-mis is me uie ior a man '
Let others sing of the swelling sea,
But match the woods if vou-ean.
Then give me my gun I've an oye, to mark
-me aeer as tney hound alon !
My steed, my dog and the cheerful lark
To warble my morning song !
JLife's Better Moments. fe
Life has its moments
Of beauty and bloom ;
Butthey hang like sweet rose3
On .the edge of the' tomb. .
OBleaings they bring us,.
" -- I As lovely as brief ;
- They meet us when happyy
And leave us in grief. ' -
Hues, of the morning, , " ," '
Tinging tho sky ; .
Come on tho sunbeams, -v '
And off with them fly; . -Shadows
of evening .:
Hang soft on the shoroj- -Darkness
We see them'no'vmbre
So life's better moments, '"
.In brilliance .appear,,,.
Dawning in Deauty, . -vr-;
Our journey to cheer: ,
Round us they linger. - '
", ., Like shadows of even - - .
- Would that we like them.
Might nelt into henvea I
xTom. ih BaliimcraBaliy San."
Bams akd Savages
Messrs. ilditofs; Aji the Duplication, of &e
'fdltowingreceip& for curing bams and sTakin-
sausages, at tmrparncuiar bbiusuu, iu-y
some service to, your numerous readers, you,
are at liberty iodo-soi"? tn0 assurance,
wheniriwhtlvatitSndeoLtothafe first ratearti-
clps'of their kind wililDthoTesulL
To.evrv 403 lbs. ofmeat; znaka,a?l5rinQ o:
ihfollowinff 1 8 lbs. of salt? 2Tos. ofhrosn.;
sugar: 2 oz. salt petrei If osrpot--or pearl-
ash, f 2 0 .all-spice ; t oz. red pepper, j
gallons water. -
Tififr the.nfeat he cool after "being cut-.
lp5t fnono-dav or riiffht. -Pack in tight
casks: and then covec tha meafc(which; shouH
have sufficient weicht to preventats Soaring
with brine made as above. Let ife..ronaa
from four to sis weeks, according to weatht
and size, nave eacn piece men nuaeu j
friish. water, huns upT and lefe it dry for 01
week liefore s'mokins which, should' iiol baj
loncer than ten .days, when each ham' Bhctti
be put in b3gs and hung up for cse, -taklngj
care iuas wveij uu.ui uumu uo uwh vv- -. .
fiv nvurrr fnni- nnnn7? welpht "before USinfT. 1
Swzsaees. To everv 10J lbs. of meal, af-1
tor bein? well prepared, mizuthQ following q
If lbs: fine salt; 1 lb. olaek pepper j Ifevj
pulverized or mcely chopped up green ssge.
When the sausagesware intended to bekepti
' .foiflmf5lenriikottimoi.,ada.4l)3.iOf salnjeti
.- t P-j--S4TCp5g-.Agig?Fga
to every iuu ids.? or mproporucirwijKa
I would remark .that a brine prepared
for hams,will produce the finesfe corned beef
after being in some ten days, and. wiE never
get too salt by remaining jn-the brinev
When gathering your onions, saya theNcri
them J?armers, save all the small ones
pickling. Peel them carefully and soak tha
iu strong- brine, two or .three -aveeks. Ti
takes out the strong taste and smell.
take them out of the bririey and soak thei
twenty-four in weak vinegar. When
out of this, insert a clove in the ton. ;of achj
onipi;, and lay" them carefully in a stone jari
and cover with cold vinegar. They will J
fftibr use in a few'days.
- 3tt , ' -
To "v make a delicious preserve, pufe l
2ranes''ina stewpan, oruise teem very siis
.jfc. . ... ..-.-
lyvrse't the pan over a slow fire, and siim oi
tfieiseeds as they rise from the top ; wiiei
done. enpugh'r sweeten it-to the taste, and pa
it" over the fire again to simmer geutty, untl
.quit'eHhiek ; pour- it info a pot, place thin paJ
per, slightly moistened, witn swees w, ovj"h"
theiop of the preservoi and cover withrSteut
paper; keep dry-and cooL
Pick the'srrapes from. the stems, wash, i
draln,.and mash them witlra spoon; pu fti
Inetheipreservirisrkettle.jcover overhand In
ten minutes; pourtnem into; a-3euy-Dag,a
.-- w- .- 1T tl i
saueeze out the mice aiio-y a pint qi vxk
Itn abound of sugar, pafr the sugar and imc
into the kettle, andfoou renty mmutes, skwb
?ti Ti Pnf.-w2ll fiHithe-iarsandsIassear wall
f sAskUvPa'o&aaoualjf cBk
jtforufor aonipn Livedo? nearly, a.- qua
r'of ' aa ounce for a it? re H oasc r- " j! r i
for puttins bees to s"cp.-wife &r h c ;; i
' hreaifas nlste.Ge'-tee--i s'1-- 'J ?"1
! th5- '-oat the W.- '"rtrt ''" 5 rsr-r w!
..,. jTvJ! -?ll"r 3BmBLitj I
rr. m' r' . . .. -3 i
use. Jiusi- t3cs.aa8c Do?r asss ? -i
To Me-LisltcosCfir: ses?. a
5kka i lb. i-owoodTlalloh "sofK wafefl
jroou one nour ana iz$ grains Uycrozsste cj
PotasET 12 griansf of Prusia!a "Potasct stFJ
la tew minutes while overwe fee; take, at 03
.and when settled .strain: ita Th"&ed&.i-;
bright -jet black" -at first, flows-JeHtifullj
alic acid will not remove it from patfer.
other-Ink will stand txa. test of oxslieachL-
iltda equally indelible on clotlu
' ' -Sow t o Prevent a ColcL
Immunity from colds, coughs,, bronchitis
influenza, js to be obtained in; a certain ini
Aslong. as the heat of tne surface1 is sufScIei
to neutralize the cold of the surrounding es
uiubiug uuuuuuuj avr ivuh u iiuiLfUsaiUiV i
:the" person to have a- coicL line vigor re
.ant, positive character of the cutis, must
:waysbe greater than thesir in. which we movf
;Air loaded with vapor 13 a good conductor
caionu. ouuu-iiu asmospaera rapiaiy TOVSi
heated bodies of their warmth:; and all aain
bodies that are unable to furnish heat as-i
and "a little faster than tho air can conduct
'off, will take cold. This Ios3 of heat bv tJ
skin, leaves the bloodvessels of the scria
feeble unable to circulate the Blood; as
consequence the blood accumulates ie.
wanttrinternal organs, arid that internalorj
iwhose vessels are the weakest will yield iotla
sudden fulness:, the afflux Tvill Increase nai
active congestion or inflammation ensues.
Moderate clothing much exposure to the m
abundance of exercise ; always in good
pure air ; cold water baths ; much dry fri
tion, a clam; tranquil: ciccunispec& mind
will as certainly prevent colds, coughs, broi
cnitis, kc, m any ciimaxe tnac txoa ovcrmae
as warm nights will prevent frosts. The
face must be superior to the conduetiiyM
er of the au. And this constitutes the
mnmtirnll .,nmm 11,., T.
MUUtWT bUUU l XWUWU.0. u& GmUU Wily
many in this county dislike the climate.
why so many have coughs,, is that a class:
people have feeble surfaces; that class
not constantly immersed in the free au-j ar
not calm in mind ; are not fond oToal
and do not enjoy it. The people must ha?
the air that uod has made, they must iat
play and" sleep in it as the oirda do. Ths
must not shut it from them, bat welcome-
and this simple habit will compel the surfkc
to elaborate-an. amount of heat that wilt
ways be superior to the wind, .however
- CSay'a JonrcalaCHe
.Jg"""--Masonry was introduced into
United States by grant of a warrant teHei
Price, Esq. of Boston, on the 30th of Julj
1733. as JLiight Worshipful Grand Master
North Amerioa,; with full power andauthoi
ty to appoint his deputy,' by the Bight Ho
orableLand Most Worshipfafc. Anthony Lc
Yiscount Montague, " GrandJIaster of M
sons m ingiana."
? The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts:
Wormed in 1769 ; Maine and .New Hampshire
'1759 ; JKbode Island, 1791 ; Y ermount, 179
Jew York, J7S7 (.another perag estabhshc
m 1826, which has recently been denounce
by England and all other legal Masoni-j ft
dictions throughout the world; NJew JerseyJ
1786 ; .Pennsylvania. 1734. undsr JTnsdanc
to which she remained attached until Septem-
rber, 1789r when thexjonneetionjyasbsolvrd
Tennessee, the date tfotb.ehrvepL,
"A gentleman, it is atnoogeeJErf' j "c "5
promptly- paj3 fds-ms.jfci
trath. :and- sirsnlicilfi
Jkv t3fj hsi
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