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PR IN T E D A N D PU B L ISH E D EVERY -W ED N E S D A T , B Y H E NRY OLIPHANT, ON T H E EAST CORNER OP GENESEE A N D HOTEL STREETS, A U B U R N , CAYUGA*'COUNTY; IV. Y; T H E F R E E P R E S S Is f u r n i s h e d t o V i l l a g e S u b s c r i b e r s , a t t h e i r D w e l l i n g s , a t t w o h o l l a r s p e r a n n u m . To O ffice S u b s c r i b e r s , o n e d o l l a r a n d f i f t y c e n t s , i f paid within the year — O t h e r w i s e , TWO DOLLARS W ILL BE REQ U IRED . A d v e r t i s e m e n t s c o n s p i c u o u s l y i n s e r t e d a t t h e u s u a l r a t e s . B O O K A N D J O B P R I N T I N G DONE TO ORDER. AT East Corner of Genesee and Hotel streets, • A U B U R N . T h e S u b s c r i b e r has recently made lar^e ad­ ditions to his assortment of B l a n k s , which now comprise the most extensive variety ever offered in. this section of country. Among them may be found the following, neatly printed, of the most approved forms, and to be sold ’as low as they can be obtained elsewhere. L e a s e s . 1 Warranty, and Q,uit-Claim D e e d s . Common M o r t g a g e s , — and do. on Personal F r £ P ei,t y ' . B o n d s . Revolutionary blanks, according to the last act. Military Blanks. Path masters7 Warrants. Apprentices* Indentures. Plea and Notice of Set off Narrs in Assumpsit. Judgement Record—W arrant of A ttorney- Supreme Court and Common Pleas. Subpoenas and Tickets, do. do Capias—Fi. fa. in Case—Fi. fa. in Debt—Test. ^ 111 Case—Test. Pi. fa. in Debt* Due-BiJls. Also, Judgement Records in Assumpsit, on Promissory Notes. ' Among t h e J u s t i c e s ' B l a n k s a r e t h e f o l i o w i n S u b p o e n a , « Summons, Exeeutnn, Venire, Recognizance, Peace Warrant, Certificate of Con viction Affidavit on Appl. for Warrant in Trover, Affidavit on Appl. for Warrant, Application for Attachment. Security for Non-resident Plaintiff II. OLIPHANT. 8 A S Y . H O W y J r . has remo- ved his O f f i c e as Attorney at Law, Solicitor in Chancery and Examiner in Chancery, to the' new Brick Buildings Mr. Underwood, two doors east o f the American Hotel, in Auburn, where he will promptly attend to all calls in his profes­ sion. May 15th, 1832. r t H R I S T O P H E R M G U S A IV . J r . Agent for the PtotectionlnsuranceCom pa- ny, Hartford, Conn. A iirora,’A u g u si 23, 1832. F A R L E Y ’S M A G A Z I N E . P ROSPECTUS.—The design of the pub­ lishers, in this Magazine, is to offer to the public a„n .eutertaining work for children and youth j one that may become wilh them a fa­ vourite; one that wiil please and instruct them : one that they will regard cot as a thing which they mU3t read as a task, but which they will love to consult as a companion and friend ; onev in short, the reading of which may be permitted to good children as a reward, but the denial of which may«be felt as a punish­ ment by those who are bad. It will consist chiefly of matters of fact, and tbe editors will endeavour to present truth and knowledge in a guise, as a ttractive to the youthful mind, as that in which Action has generally been ar­ rayed. The title of the work is chosen, as an indi­ cation of what it is intended shall be its char­ acter. The style which the author of Peter Parley’s Tales has chosen as a vehicle of in­ struction for youth, will be adopted in its pa- ges^and Petei Parley, in his proper character of a story teller and traveller, will often ap­ pear as a contributor. The work will com- _ . .prise pieces adapted to all stages of the youth- O H N r P . H U L B E R T ; Commission-1 »fu] faculties from childhood upwards. It may er of Deeds, a t the office of Smith. 8c H u l - thus pass from hand to hand in the family cir­ cle, and the parents will not disdain to find T O XiET, T WO DWELLING HOUSES, from the 1st of May next, for one year or a term of years, on rea- sonable terms. Enquire of JOHN H. CHEDELL. Auburn, Feb. 25th, 1833. G R I N D S T O N E S . \f Turned Grindstones, assorted sizes, o f JL HJr'Lv superior quality, just received by J. B. HYDE & CO. Feb. 1 3 doors east o f the Postoffice Warrant, Constable Sale, Attachment, Attachment Bond, Commitment. fart, nearly opposite the Western Exchange, A U B U R N . 4ft i L r ’ C o n v e y a n c i n g p r o m p t l y a t t e n d e d t o . 27m3 . _ _ _ OARSE £aml:Fine Salt by the Barrel or Bushel,f.ir sale hy 2 6 F I T G H , B A R T L E T T & C o , B H I T T i l H I A W A H E . - C . B. DE- -K_P RIEM E R Co. have just received, an addition to their former stock of Brittania W are, of the latest and most desirable patterns, which •they offer for sale low, (at No. |> Centre Build­ ings. December 4lh, 1832. OUNG MAN’S Own Book. YOUNG LADIES do. do. for Christmas and New Year’s gifts. For sale at U. F. DOUBLEDAY’S. (go COTT’S FAMILY B IB L E .-N e w Stereo- LJ? type edition, in three volumes, Royal Octa- \o. price only Seven Dollars for a set, Ibr sale bv ________________ U. F. DOUBLEDAY. * JS E W f f \ ' i S i l t 3 a f-r“Si a \ ING purchased the .durl; c f II icgixs & B lkeker, offer ai the old stand, at very Ware, Tools, Ware. G la s s . <£» der any kind of Copper, Tin, work, and will receive in payi most kinds of country Produce. Auburn, Feb. Dili, 1 Copper# and Sheet-Iron They will manufacture Jq or- or Sheet-Iron payment for goods, Q P IR IT U A L SONGS for Social Worship, (words and music) arranged by Thomas Hastings and Lowel Mason. For sale bv ___________________ U. F. DOUBLEDAY. F lY .E S A N D H A S P S . O NE cade Ibbotson’s superiour Cast Steel Files and Rasps, comprising a complete assort­ ment, just received, and for sale by the dozen at i New-York Prices, by J. B. HYDE & Co. Auburn, June X3th, 1832. PORTABLE FURNACES,—A large assort ment ofthe above articles, for sale low at the A uburn I ron F oundry , or at the store of Am­ brose Cock Son. _ _ _ ____________ COCK T H OMAS & CO. S U P E R I O R L A M P O I L , F OR sale by the barrel or less quantity, by AMBROSE COCK & SON. August 24. 4tt G O u B S , T U S T received by the subscriber direct from tsj? N. York, one double plain case, hard dial gold patent lever Watch, 5 p extra jewels; one do. do. without ox!ra jewels, 2 plain gold long link watch Chains, new patterns ; one doz. silver Spectacles; one gross celebrated 3 slit metalie Pens; 1-2 doz. Bead Bags, Landscape patterns, 150 bundles b’ack cut gl.ss seed Beads; a lot plain seed Beads, variety of colours; 1900 long Beading Needles, &c. JOHN If. CHEDELL. opposite the Western Exchange. Auburn. March 2Cth, 1803. 40 rg i X l Y i D S S I f t ’® . — a C.' d UNNINGwould JL inform his old friends aud tho pubiio. that he has commenced tlie TAILORING BUSINESS at the stand lately occupied by Robert Oliphant, where lie wiil do all hinds of work in his lino in the best manner. _ Auburn. July 4th, 1832. 7tf CUTTING done at all tunes, on the usual terms, DIF Wanted ;—A boy from 14 to 18 years old- as an apprentice. C I D E R C A S U S . A quantity of second hand Barrels, Ilhds. and Pipes, suitable for Cider Casks, for sale by FITCH , B A R T L E T T & Co. Auburn, Sept. 9 th, 1832. R I I A D I O G R A P H I C P E N S . jjLJfEELEY & SONS Rhadiographic three H iL split pens,which have given such u n iver­ sal satisfaction, for sale by C. B. 1)E RIEM E R & Co. At No. 5, Centre Buildings. Auburn, Sept. Sth, 1832. U h e a p g o o d s . 1^/1\UNGER & NYE are now receiviog Ihei M SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS purchased at the la t e verv reduced N e w Y o r k prices, which they offer as cheap as them neigh bors. M U S I C - - J u s t i f B Cen- Y C. B. DE RIEMER & Co. No. tre Buildings, 509 Copies for the Piano Forte, which in addition to their former stock, makes a large assortment,—also Jousse’s and Cra­ mer’s Instruction Books. Auburn. Jan. 28th, 1333. B I G S a g r e a t v a r i e t y o f p a t - terns o f plain and out glass and gilt b e a d s fot sale very cheap, by Jan 9th, 1833. J. H. CH E D E L L . JL M U S IC ! for the Piano Forte iu great variety, for sale at fhe Music S tare,directly opposite the Western Ex- uhnngj.pJ 4= c e r t s per page 8 1833. T JH. CH E D E L L . a m u s e m e n t i n w h e t t h e y a r e c a l l e d u p o n t o explain lo their children ; while the elder branches will be induced lo try lo lead on, by easy steps, their still younger companions to that enjoyment which they have already ex­ perienced themselves. The Contents of the W ork will be too va­ r i o u s t o b e e n u m e r a t e d i n t h i s p l a c e ; but in order to convey some idea of the intentions of the conductors, the following may be men­ tioned as forming a portion of the more promi­ nent subjects: I. Geographical Descriptions, of Manners, customs', and countries. IL Travels, Voyages, and adventures, in various parts of the world. HI. Interesting Historical Notices and An­ ecdotes ofreach State, and of the United States, as well as ol foreign countries. IV Biography, particularly of young per­ son?. V. Natural History, a3 birds, beasts, fishes, &c ; as well as plants,trees, flowers, &e. VI. A familiar description of the Objects that daily surround Children in the Parlor, Nursery, Garden, &c. VII. Original Tales, consisting of Home Scenes, Stories of Adventures, &e. calculated to stimulate the curiosity, exercise the affec­ tions, and improve the judgment. VIII. An account of various trades and pur­ suits, and some branches of commerce. IX. Cheerful and pleasing Rhymes,adapted to the feelings and comprehensions of youth. The Publishers have marde arrangements to have the work abundantly illustrated with spirited engravings, and every effort will be made to render it a useful auxiliary to the cause of education, CONDITIONS.—The work will be issued every other Saturday, and 28 numbers will constitute the yearly volume. The price will be One Dollar, payable in advance. To all who take six or more copies, a rda sonable discount wiil be made. Boston, 1833. LILLY, W A IT & CO. Persons wishing for th? Magazine may hear of it at the Post Office. Postage 3 quartets of a cent if 100 miles—and for greatest distance only 1 cent and 1 quarter. Six copies supplied for five dollars sent in advance. G ENESEE FARMER.—Just received by II. Ivison &• Co. a few copies of the Genesee Farmer vol. 1 . To those whohavebeguntheir subscription with the 2d vol. the above vol. will appear indispensable. T he value of this work is too well known to Farmers to need any recommenda­ tion from us. March 14, 1832. 30! W F jSXX.&W 1 HTSR'GOOSS A t the Auburn Cash Store* E R. VREDENBURGH has just received • an extensive assortmeut of S t a p l e and F a n c v D r y G o o d s , of the latest patterns, and most approved style, which he will sell as cheap as ihe cheapest. His friends and the public gen­ erally are invited to call and examine them. E. R . VREDENBURGH. Nov. 7,1832. _____________________________ K E W W A T C H E S . R ECEIVED the past week direct from New-Ycrk, 1 plain geld ease Patent Lev­ er geld dial, 5 pair of extra Jewels; 1 hard dial plain do. 1 silver case do. 4 pair of extra jewels ; 1 do. do. 2 pai» extra jewels ; 6 plain silver case do. (among which are sotne b e a u ti­ ful patterns for the v ery low price of $30.) 1 gold case s i l v e r dial Q u a rtier Lepine 4 holes jeweled ; 1 dozen English wai cb GS s. 33 ort patterns, plain and jeweled, a part of which were imported to the order and marked, J . H. Chedell, A u b u rn; 6 double bottom Q u a rtier, do. 6 French do. assorted; 1 dozen do. in gilt cases, with gilt dials, a very pretty and low price article, alsoa few plain gold (long link) watch chains, and seals, and a variety of other articles, all of which are offered for sale at un­ usual low prices, by J. H. CHEDELL, Directly opposite the Exchange , Auburn. January 17th, 1833. ' HEW L A W GFFSOS, IN OSWEGO. P E T E R SKEN. SM lTfJ, & W. W RIG H T HAWKES, A t t o r n e y s a n d C o u n s e l l o r s at Law, under the firm of S M I T H & liA A V K E S have opened an office near the Court House, in Oswego. Oswego, Nov 20,1832. IfjT S B . S A & S . a few buiding lots at the J l . Square in the town of Scipio. BENONI SMITH. March 18th, 1S33. 44w6 lp r i a ^ D Y - 5 S A D S 3 O D O A S I S . A large assortment of Gentlemen’s and La­ dies’ C l o a k s , for sale low, a t No. 4=^ Centre Buildings, by STEELE & MARVINE. S N O O K ’S G E N U I N E A P E R I E N T F J I M l L i Y P I L L ' S , A MOST excellent medicine for Bile, Indi- g-esiion, Pains, Giddiness of the Head, Piles, Dropsical complaints, and in a considera­ ble degree a preventative of other diseases. This composition is truly excellent, as they do not contain any Anlimonial or Mercurial pre­ paration w h a te v e r; and iherefore, when taken, do not require the least confinement or altera­ tion of diet: (moderate exercise promotes their go«d effects;) they seldom vperale u n til ten »r twelve hours after taken, and then very gently; they destroy Worms, purify the humours, evac­ uate all foul corruptions to which the intes­ tines are so liable, whereby so many diseases are produced ; they never gripe, unless the in­ side be very foul, and then but little ; by r e ­ moving obstructions, they cau?e the food to pass to iiS respective parts, beOQinipg a good restorative and preservative of health to both sexes, and to those of a costive habit, a truly valuable treasure. 39 A L A R G E assortment of fashionable coloured Figured, Changeable, Plain, assorted col­ o u r s , a n d B l a c k S I L K S , for L a d i e s ’ C l o a k s a n d Dresses, for sale by JAMES D. WALLACE & Co. _________ Opposite Western Exchange. M a p s o f c a y u g T c o u n t y * 1 - h . i w so n & Co have just received a few Maps of this County, very neatly put up on rollers, which the ywill sell cheap. Also, one of Lay’s Maps oi U. States—large—put up in the same manner. Jan. 11th, 1832. B R O A D CJLOTH S & S A T T I N E T S . S UPERIOUR Blue, Black, Brown and Mixed Broad Clothsy assorted colours, Commn, do. from 12s. to 16s. a yard. Sattinets for 4s. to 6s. a yard. For sale by JAMES D. W ALLA C & Co. Opposite Western Exchange. W R A PPING PAPER. A FULL supply of L arge and Small W rap- pingpaper, o fa superior Q u a lity, for sale low by _________________ H . IVISON & Co. TH E NOTED TURF HORSE M unrivalled in blood, as he is in size, colour, elegance of form, action, carriage and movement, will stand the present season at the stable of the sub­ scriber, in NoxrHviLLE, (Genoa,) where farmers wishing to improve their stock o f horses, are in­ vited to call. [For partiulars, see handbills.] JOSEPH CROCKER. ' Genoa, April 22, 1833.—48w3 C E R E B R A T E D 3 S l i l T P E N S , ^p\UST received, one gross, and for salejry^ March. 1833. J , H . C H E D E L L . SN O O K ’S D E N T I F R I C E , For the Teeth and Gums. There are certain essential requisites in the composition of a Dentifric, necessary to form such a preparation as will produce the effect of cleaning and whi­ tening the Teeth, without injuring the enamel, and by strengthening the gums to render them firm, florid and healthy. This Dentifrice is offered to the public as a preparation perfectly harmless; the ingredients which compose it are directed against that collection of injuri­ ous matter, which so frequently collects on the teeth, g e n e r a l l y d e n o m i n a t e d T a r t a r ; t h e Dentifrice acts as an antiseptic, and prevents further accumulation. T h o Gums aro not neg­ lected in the composition of this preparation : in Scorbutic affections of that delicate part, the Dentifrice will be found an effectual reme­ dy. To enlarge farther upon its merits and efficacy would be unnecessary; it only requires to be used, in o r d e r t o fo r m a c o r r e c t apprecia­ tion of the qualities here specified. The above articles are prepared and sold wholesale and retail, by J O H N S N O O K , CHEM IST AND DRUGGIST, Skaneateles , Onondaga Co. ia boxes at 25 cents each, and in large boxes containing three times thequantity, at 65 cents each. N . B . E v e r y b o x o f tlie P i l l s a n d D e n t i ­ frice has the Froprietur’s written signature; none else are genuine. On introducing the above mentioned Pills to the notice-of the publid, J. Snook thinks it proper to state that for many years he prepared them in Great B ritain, and as a proof of their efficaey and the high estimation in which they were held there, that he sold upwards of 35,000 boxes annually. Q^^Sold by Mr. R i c h a r d S t e e l , and by C. B. D e R iem e r & Co. Auburn. 48 HUGH M.cC FALLEN, A T his old stand,one door East of the corner of Genesee and Hotel-streets, and near the E ^ hangre, Aubnrn,—still continues to carry on the GUNSMITH ING BUSINESS,in all its v a ­ rious branches. RIFLES, o f his own manufac ture,frow the_best materials,constantly on hand ■*«anil other a r ticle , INTERIOR OF AN EARTHLY “ HELL.” Mr.' Srieiling, the editor of the Galaxy, is entitled to public gratitude for his intre­ pid expedition into the secret recesses of the gambling establishment called “ the Gymnasium , n on Craig’s bridge, and for his bold exposure in his paper of Satur­ day, of the abominable proceedings which he witnessed in that den of pollution on Fast Day. We rejoice to see one editor at least decided and courageous in both action and speech, on a subject of such interest to public morals. We extract from his narrative of what he saw in “ (he Journal. This Gymnasium is kept by a Mr. John Brown. Accordingly \%e kept Fast Day holy by repairing to the spot. The building, beheld from the outside, resem­ bles a barn, except that a grog shop is kept on the lower floor, and that it stands on piles sunk in the river. We entered, and went through a door in the back part of the shop and up a flight of stairs. The upper stories were divided into bowling al­ leys, in ali but one of which parties were actively engaged. At the door of the ex­ ception stood a large table, covered with decanters and glasses. We were about to pass it, when a fellow, whoso very looks made us scratch, stepped up, pointed to the table, and asked us “ if we did not in­ tend to do something for the good of the house.’’ Among wolves we must howl, and we are no enemy to an occasional glass of whisky, so we drank one. The room—but its description deserves a sepa­ rate paragrah. The infernal region was redolent of the fumes of sick sto nachs, of gin and tobac­ co. There were about one hundred per­ sons assembled—blackguards, sw indlers and reprobates of every description. Ma­ ny of the sons of the aristocracy of the city were there, as well as others, who, from their garb, one would have taken for honest gentlemen. The rest were foreign­ ers and unwashed villains. To the honour of the coloured population, be it t-pefken, not one of them was there. Here was to be seen the husband, whose wife sat lonely at homo, pining for his company ; there the father, whose children were crying for the bread he was casting upon the waters— not to return again. There stood the hopeful urchin, whose father, good man, supposed his pride and boast was at that very moment edifying in church. Full half the assembly were boys, from ten to fifteen years of age. It will presently ap­ pear that they were preparing to graduate from the State Prison and die on the gal­ lows. In the middle of this earthly hell was a polygonal inclosure of boards about ten feet in diameter, the floor of which was strewed with tan, to drink the bicod of the cocks. Here two ofthe gallant birds were engaged. Round th-i south end of the hall were ranged a score of tea chests, in each of which a cock was crowing at his neighbours. As many more were hanging in bags fft the walls of tbe building. In. one .corner stood a genteel blackguard, singing an obscene song, to the infinite satisfaction of his auditors. Right oppo­ site to him sat a bloated wretch, viscera eructans cum gemitu , and, in the intervals of intestine^ syncope, holding forth in praiso of temperance. Oaths and blasphemies rang on every side, and a few fisticuffs were exchanged. On entering we went straight to the cock pit, where a slate coloured and a red bird w e r e endeavouring to kill each other with steel spurs, which had been affixed to their legs, probably because the natural weapons could not draw blood fast enough for the taste of the spectators. The feath­ ers flew and the gore streamed. Present­ ly the slate coloured cock drove his gaff through the brain of his adversary, who fell dead on the spot. We turned away to a gaming table, which stood in another part of the room, with a sensation of relief. The play was Roulette. In the centre of the table was a wheel, resembling wheels of fortune, gaudily painted and marked with hyeroglyphics. There were little compartments round its periphery, and as it stopped, the gamester lost or won. On each side of the wheel was printed a parallelogram divided into squares, with figures on which the players placed their stakes. One ill-looking gal­ lows-bird turned the wheel, and another marked the phases of it. The marker had under his hand a pile of silver and gold eighteen inches high, which had been won. We observed that the bank gained five times out of six. The management of the table was heatheri Greek to us; nevertheless, we put down and lost to the amount of seventy-five cents. We did this that we might be the better able to sw e a r to the fa c t s and identify the tw o scoundrels who kept the table. We have since seen them on ’change among honest men. A boy about fourteen years old staked his last fourpenny piece and lost it. He siood fer a moment the image of desua.ir. Then tears gushed from bis eyes. He went out tearing his hair and exclaiming, “ O my poor father! O my poor mother ! What will become of me ? Oh how I wish my 6 osshad not sent me after thatmoney.’; This incident was a mine of mirth to the gamesters—a horse laugh-shook the buil­ ding. But now Coolidge, wilh a stentorian claimed that two more cocks were to be gaffed. He took a cock out of a bag, and called a brawny Irishman, who stood at hand, “ Henry, give me my saw.,J A dentist’s saw was produced, and the vil­ lain proceeded, to our inexpressible hor- rour, to saw off the biped’s spurs close to his legs. The blood streamed down, and the operators proceeded to fasten the gaffs upon the raw stumps. When a second cock had been accoutred in the like man­ ner, Coolidge and Henry held them up and excited them to pick at each other. A^hen they were sufficiently furious, they were set down, and the set-too commenced. One of the birds was red and the other black. They several times drovs the gaffs into each other’s bodies, but this did noi abate their ardour. Bets run high. At last the red thrust his spur through the black cock’s knee joint, and they both fell entangled together. They were raised, disunited, and set to fighting again. The black could now hardly stand. A thrust in the rabin quelled his courage and he hopped over the inclosure. Coolidge took him up, smoothed his feathers, wiped a%vay the blood that blinded his eyes, and put him again into the pit. Oh ! it was cruel, savage,blood}*. The poor bird had not, however, much more to* suffer. A eeeond stroke jn the brain laid him asleep forever. Thus the sport continued, till four the next mo”iiing, and so it is carried on eve­ ry Saturday night and Sunday morning We have lodged a complaint with the city. Marshal, who shall be heartily welcome to our evidence, and by this time the offen­ ders are probably in custody. He has al­ so the names of other eye witnesses of w h a t vve have related. •oice, and kind of bottle swagger, pro THE TEA TABLE. “ Well, Sir I can take care of myself ,’5 said Julia Pellew lo her husband, as they were taking tea together in their little parlour, one delightful summer afternoon. Just at the moment, and while the words were yet on her tongue, the door opened, and Miss Polly Gaw entered the room on one of her flying afternoon visits. Julia could not avoid colouring up a little at this sudden intrusion 5 for this young lady’s visits were always intrusive, and Miss Gaw evidently saw, or suspected she had dropped in at a moment when her compa­ ny was not the most desirable. Howev­ er she got herself seated, and entertained the gcod neighbour with a history, about three hours long, on the home concerns of every family in fhe neighbourhood. There was a minute and detailed account of Miss D.?s party, with a list of all who were not invited, among whom she was most care­ ful to mention that Julia was one ; then the progress of the courtships in the coun­ try ; the domestic squabbles of her ac­ quaintances ; the scandals of tho week ; the motions of the old widower who lived on the Appleby farm, betokening an ap preaching union with the Squire’s daugh­ ter, and who were jealous thereat, and a hundred other topics, equally interesting and profitable, were all spread out on the carpet. Mr. Pellew had made his escape as soon as he rose from the table, and Miss Polly did not fail to comment' largely on the savage unsociability of husbands, insisting that they were as restless and unhappy in the marriage noose as caged up tigers, and instancing how gay, and ' young, and spruce they immediately become on losing their wives; kindly and most sympatheti­ cally adding, “ if you were to drop off, my dear lulia, Mr. Pellew would in ten days, be the most gallant and agreeable man in the village.” After enjoying herself, and entertaining Julia thus delightfully until it began to grow late, she gathered up her knitting and sallied out to make a call or two more before she went home. Mr. and Mrs. Pellew were young, bad been married but about a year, and were mutually as happy in their union as love, and virtue, and similar tastes and disposi­ tions could make them. He was engaged in a business, which with industry and good management yielded him a genteel living; he embarked in it however, without capital of his own ; but Julia had a con- siderablejamoun t of property which,Jthough the principal was not under her control, afforded a basis upon which her husband was enabled to gain the credit necessary in his business, and he had done so. This amiable family had numerous* relatives and acquaintances—were looked upon by the good and sensible part of the neigh­ bourhood as patterns of virtue, and were generally much beloved and admired. The visit of their friend, Miss Polly was forgotten in a day or two, but things began before long to wear rather a strange aspect. Time after time Mrs. Pellew observed, that her visitors, who began to be- innch more numerous than before, put on long faces, and in a condoling strain lectured on the trials of the marriage state, the ne­ cessity of forbearance, and exercise of Christian patience, mingled with sundry hints about the sovereign rights of the sex, and the best methods of managing un­ ruly husbands, with now and then a kind of half expressed sympathetic pity for her , She could not for her life understand what all this meant—and attributed it to every cause but the right one. Nor was Mr. Pellew to escape this new and to him unaccountable change of the current of feeling among his neighbours, towards him. The symptom he s m was a coldness and shyness on tbe part of his. wife’s relatives—some of them even refu­ sing to speak to him. The female part of his acquaintance scolded at him 5 and what was. worse, he. thought his custom­ ers began to neglect him. Day by day things grew worse; at last his creditors began to was alarmed; he had never before been asked for money; his credit had been perfect; he wondered, and waited for the issue; it came in half a dozen prosecutions, judgments and exe­ cutions. It was now time to rise up. As these things were in progress, he appeared to be in utter surprise, and to view them with 1 perfect incredibility, being scarcely Willing’ to believe the evidence ofhis senses. Now he demanded the cause of this strange treatment, and with some difficulty ascer­ tained, that it arose from tho unhappy separation about to take place between him and his wife 1 and the cruel manner in which he had used her. He demanded the author of the story, and was referred to a gentleman who had told his informer. The old man gave his wife—his wife, her neighbours wife, and so the tale was traced down through about five and twen­ ty mouths, growing rather less at each, until it came to Miss Polly Gaw—she had affirmation on her part that she would leave him. Mr. Pellew now hit upon an expedient to bring - matters to a close. He invited all such of his, and his wife’s relatives, his neighbours, his creditors, &e. as were within his reach, io meet at his house, -on business of the utmost importance. About twenty of them assembled, among them Miss Gaw, and a half a dozen of the principal mouth pieces in the village. He then stated to them his business—recount­ ed the^ stories he had heard—traced them all down to their origin, and demanded 1 of Miss Polly her reasons for the report she had raised Cornered up so unexpectedly and suddenly, she candidly confessed that the only foundation for what she had said was, that on the afternoon she had paid the visit first mentioned, she had heard as she entered, Mrs. Pellew say, “ Well, Sir, i can take care of myself,’’—.And she wished to know if Julia Pellew would de­ ny this. Julia replied, she would not—- she had barbacued a pair of fat quails for her husband’s supper, and had been help ing him to a choice bit —he pressed her to keep it herself, say ing.she was too kind ; and she did on the occasion, utter the of­ fensive words, “ Well, I can take care dtf myself.” A burst of astonishment succeeded. Miss Gaw ran out of the room like a wo­ man who had lost her senses. The wor­ thy couple received the congratulations of all the honest fools present; and though the knaves shook their heads, and pretend­ ed to be mighty glad the truth had come out, it was with a grace that but half con­ cealed their sorrow. Thereafter not a- syllable was ever lisped about the much talked of separation. But thus it is, gen tie reader, that one half the tea table sto­ ries originate: and who would think there were still as many ready to helieve them and trumpet them about as there wpre in Alsbury, in Polly Gaw’s time. S agacity of a H orse . —The Albany Journal, of Thursday relates the follow-, ing interesting incident. “ A fine large dark bay horse, attached to a beer dray was standing in front of a store in Division St., which obstructed a load of hay. As the wagon came up to the dray,the man upon his load of hay said out oj the xoay .” The dray horse looked round, and seeing that he blocked up ihe street, moved round the corner of Division into Greene-st. and, after the wa­ gon had passed, back’d his dray round into resumed the exact position which he left to enable ihe loagoner to pass! The drayman was not present, no person touched a rein nor was a word spoken to tbe horse except by the wagoner, who or­ dered him to out of the way,” M u s t a r d —Why buy this, when you can grow it in your garden % The stuff you buy is half drugs and is injurious to health. A yard square of ground sown with common Mustard, the crop of which you would grind for use, in a little mus- tard-mill, as you wanted it, would save you some money, and probably your life' Your mustard would look brown instead of yellow ; but the former colour is as good as the later; and, ns to the taste, the real mustard has certainly a much better than that of the drugs and flour which go under the name of mustard, hot any one try it, and I am sure he will never use the drugs again. The drugs, if you take them freely leave a burning at the pit of your stomach, which tbe real mustard does nof. Cobbetfs Cottage Economy, Mrs Royal.—Friend Jenks ofthe Nan­ tucket Inquirer, styles this personage a renowned paragon of feminine grace and sweetness,” and presumes that she will very soon supplant Martin of Kir>- derhook in the affeetions of the “ old Ro­ man .”—Exeter Newsletter- More than twenty Editors of the public journals of Paris have been recently enga­ ged in duels, growing o u t of their political disquisitions and quarrels. - .Four,or. five have been dangerously wounded-rone fa­ tally. The’Duchess de Berri was the re­ mote cause of all this trouble. '

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