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but atglance for the visitor to discover that a fair H Ahe picturesque and magnificent scenery of the
be a knowledge of the establishment of a “Vulcan- ments, the reflective mind can not but view it as ite Court" by Mr. Goodyear in the Sydenham Pal- an unique cabinet, in which are tastefully arranged ace, near to London. We clip a description of it the proofs of that unerring sequence of Providence from the papers :
which finds a substitute at the exact period of the "It is placed in the South Transept Gallery, decline or extinction of that which it is intended upon the Terrace side; and whoever is anxious to to supersede. Thus, at a period when the scarciobtain any just idea of the rapid progress of inven- ty of whales is an accepted fact, we have here an tion in that which relates to India rubber or its ap- artificial whalebone, now used almost throughout pliances, should witness what is here exhibited, America, and greatly on the continent of Europe. more particularly if the desire is to have any con- With the dearth of elephants and the greater deception of the present and future results of the dis- mand for ivory, a fitting and unimpeachable subcovery of the vulcanization of India rubber, and stitute is provided by vulcanite, and so throughout the apparently endless uses to which this material a length and breadth of usefulness of encyclopædiis already and may be hereafter applied. When an variety." the Vulcanite Court was yet unfinished and unfur- The pride with which this great invention may nished, we alluded to the wide-spread benefits it be regarded by Americans is somewhat modified was destined to confer upon the public. Already, by the fact, that the art which has fashioned the so far as civilization extends, there is hardly a nook infinite variety of its products is wholly foreign. so obscure or a person so humble as not to have American ingenuity has wrought out the great been in some degree benefited by it; and few who secret of the vulcanite and adapted it to mechando not know something of the merits of one of al- ical uses; but the men who are taught in foreign most the necessaries of life—the American India schools of design have been needed to carry the rubber galoche, one of the first articles to which invention almost into the province of art. the discovery was applied. The same remark is applicable to a vast number of other articles of
Editor's Drawer. vulcanized and vulcanite India rubber. It needs
CARPER'S FERRY is known the land over for more extensive industry is now opened with this new material, vulcanite, which has grown out of region, as well as for the extensive Armory of the only another phase of vulcanization. This will United States Government there located. A few not appear so strange to our readers who have not weeks ago, as the railway train stopped at this roseen these displays, if they consider that in this mantic place, for the passengers to take refreshmaterial there is found a substitute for ivory, ments, a traveling Ilinglishman stepped out of the whalebone, bone, and shell-possessing their valu- cars upon the platform, and looking around him, able qualities without their defects, such as split- inquired of a boy, ting, altering by change of temperature, waste in * What is the name of this place, my little working, and expensiveness of carving, turning, man?" etc. ; when also they consider that these articles Harper's Ferry," said the boy. are worked without waste of material, and mould- “Oh! ah! thank you. ’Arper's Ferry, is it? ed in a soft state with all the facility of wax or And, pray, is ’Arper's Magazine at this ferry, too?" dough.
The boy was stumped for a moment, but Young “It would occupy considerable space to detail America soon recovered himself, and replied, the hundreds of articles exhibited, which, from the “You mean the powder magazine, Sir." now well-known properties of this material, are Ay, ay,” responded Bull. proved to be unquestionably superior to the same “Yes, Sir, that's here, down there below the articles heretofore made of ivory, buck-horn, bone, Armory; and if you go to look at it, 'Arper's etc. We therefore pass to a brief description of Weakly will be there too !" the Court and the main features of the invention. The Englishman could make neither head nor
“ The Vulcanite Court is about sixty feet in tail of the matter, but walked in to his dinner, mutlength by eighteen feet in breadth. It is built, for tering to himself, "'Arper's Ferry, ’Arper's Magthe most part-more particularly such portions as azine, 'Arper's Weckly! What a musical people are the most ornamental and striking-of the vul- these Yankees must be, so many 'Arpers all in one canite, the columns being inlaid in different colors place !" of workmanship, and the signs, lettering, etc., being of the same material. The interior is divided into MR. STEELE was putting up a splendid suit of three compartments-drawing-room, bedroom, and apartments. One of the largest of them was to be dining-room. These are filled with exquisite works devoted to public lectures, and he was very solicof ornament and utility. The drawing-room is ele- itous that it should be so constructed as to be favorgantly furnished with all the articles usually found able for the transmission of sound.
He was very in the most fashionable mansions, added to which slack in paying his workmen; and one day, when there are numbers of others of interest, and entire- he was quite behindhand in this matter, he came ly new. The jewelry and carving, and the entire suddenly into the midst of them, to see what prorequirements of both the gentleman's and lady's gress they were making. They were at work on toilet, are unexceptionable. The walls are deco- the lecture-room, and he told the boss carpenter to rated with choice engravings, worked upon vulcan- stand on the rostrum and make a speech, so that ite parchment; and the paintings in oil on vulcan- he might judge of the effect of sound in the house. ite panels are evidently from the hands of accom- The carpenter tcok the stand, but commenced plished masters, and are framed in polished or gild- scratching his head instead of speaking, and was ed vulcanite frames. In a word, every thing that obliged to say that he was a better hand at clenchan accomplished resident might require is here ing nails than arguments, and could make a house found in its place; and while the tout ensemble is sooner than a speech. made simply to represent an elegant suite of apart- "Never mind," said the owner, “never mind
that; say the first thing that comes into your liniment; and many another patient would find head."
that rubbing the prescription in is quite as effectu“Well then, your Honor, if I must, I must; 80 al as the medicine. here goes: We have been working here for six months past, and have not received one dollar of The Hutchinson boys were very popular some our pay, and we would just like to know how soon years ago, until Judson set up for a wit, and proved you intend to do the fair thing?"
to be too much of a fool. His wretched attempts “Very well done,” said Mr. Steele; " you speak at fun made him a laughing-stock when he, poor very well. I can hear distinctly, but I must con- fellow, thought they were laughing at his poor fess I don't like the subject !"
jokes. The Buckley minstrels, in their negro
caricatures, take off the Hutchinsons; and the This reminds us of a very good thing that was other night one big black fellow steps out on the said and done last winter at a capital dinner-party stage, à la Judson, and, imitating him to the life-capital party and capital dinner. It was given voice, manner, shirt-collar, and all-he said: "If by Mr. Stoneham, in Fourteenth Street, to a select -any—of the ladies-wish-to-to-to-kiss the circle of friends, including some of the pleasantest performers, they will have an-opportunity at the characters of the town. All went merrily as a close of the entertainment.” It would have taken dozen marriage belles, and when the health of Mr. the conceit out of Jud to have seen himself in this Stoneham was given, and a speech invoked, he imitation nigger. said-what was, indeed, very true—that he never made a speech in his life, and it was too late for “What a lovely woman!" was the exclamation him now to begin. But he would call upon his of Lord Chancellor Eldon, upon passing a first-class friend, Mr. Wagjaw, who was sitting on his right, beauty, when pacing up and down Westminster to express his feelings, instead of attempting to do Hall, with his friend the Master of the Rolls, preit himself.
vious to the opening of their respective courts. Mr. Wagjaw rose, and regretted that some one “What an excellent judge !" said the lady, when else had not been called on to do justice to Mr. her sensitive ear caught the flattering decree of the Stoneham's sentiments; but having been com- Lord High Chancellor of England. manded to speak in behalf of their noble host, he would thank the gentlemen for the honor of their Not long since, a certain noble peer in Yorkcompany around his social board; the pleasure he shire, who is fond of boasting of his Norman dehad enjoyed in their flow of soul; and he would scent, thus addressed one of his tenants, who, he beg that they would give him the additional hap- thought, was not speaking to him with proper repiness of dining with him again a week from this day. spect :
A sudden start of Mr. Stoneham told the com- “Do you not know that my ancestors came over pany how unexpected was this climax to the speech with William the Conqueror ?" of his mouth-piece; but the unbounded applause “And, mayhap,” retorted the sturdy Saxon, nowith which it was received, and the richness of its thing daunted, "they found mine here when they humor, silenced all objections, and he made the comed." best of it by repeating his banquet on the follow- The noble lord felt that he had the worst of it. ing Thursday. It was another good season.
GREAT effects from little causes flow, as tall oaks PHONOGRAPHY, or funnygraphy, as it is called, from little acorns grow; but we have rarely heard is certainly making progress. A Western corre- of a more extraordinary illustration of the fact than spondent sends us the original copy of the follow- is seen in the case of Sir Thomas Colby, English ing notice, written and posted in the village whence gentleman. It is stated of him that, waking up in he writes, and by the learned teacher whose name the night, he recollected that he had left the key is hereunto appended :
of his wine cellar on the parlor table, and fearing "Notice will here be given that those wishing to stud- that his servants would improve the inadvertence, dy Phonography or the Ponetic short hand can have and drink some of his wine, he got up and went lessons in this useful art of learning to rite it is far su
down stairs after it. He was in a profuse perspiraperior to any yet thoaght of you can tell better when you tion, which was suddenly checked as he rose and come to see some of it and see whairin it is better. all of stepped into the colder halls. The check of perthose wishing to studdy this useful studdy are requested spiration threw him into a fit of sickness, which to call to Mr. Milners Saturday cavning March the 28 terminated fatally in a few days. His illness was 1857 between the ours of 7 and 8 CB CARMAN"
so brief and severe that he could make no will, and
his immense property of six millions of dollars was A Few days ago the doctor at the Demilt Dis- divided among five or six day-laborers, who were pensary was greatly amused with a limping Irish- his nearest relatives. man, who had been there a short time before with It has cost many a man many a hard sweat to a sprained ankle. Dr. B_ wrote out a prescrip- get that amount of money, but few have lost so tion for a liniment, and told Paddy to rub it on his much by getting out of a sweat. ankle every night, and come back at the end of a week and report. Paddy now presented a pa- The man who wrestled with adversity wore out per, sadly soiled and worn, which proved to be the his silk stockings, and got worsted. original prescription as written by the doctor.
“Well, what have you been doing with this, “On the canal a few miles from our village," Pat?"
says a contributor to the Drawer, "a party of la“Sure, yer honor, I've did as ye tould me. I've borers were at work, all green from the greenest rubbed me ankle with it every night, and it's cured isle of the sea. The overseer was a rascally Yanintirely, God bliss yer honor!"
kee, who one day found a snapping-turtle; and, And so the poor fellow had got well without the knowing that the raw Irishmen had never seen
such a beast before, he took it by the tail, placed become history and world talk-is nothing to the it on the smooth-graded bank, and put upon its unwritten, untold deeds of darkness that he was back a bit of turf that covered it entirely. As it ever perpetrating. His whole life was intrigue. slowly marched off with its burden, he called the Woman was his spoil. He lived before the world attention of one of the men to the singular fact as an aspirant for power: in social life he lived to that the sod was traveling.
triumph over the weakness of the sex. His treach“With a cry to startle the Seven Sleepers, heery, his infamous exposure of confidential letters called the 'byes' to witness the wonderful spec- addressed to him by ladies of rank and fashion, his tacle. •Holy mother of Moses !' said he; did utter heartlessness, are now well known; but the ever ye see the likes o' that? Here's a bit o' bog chapters of his love affairs, if published, will make trottin' off for all the world like meself after takin' the most extraordinary revelations that have ever me third pint!
yet appeared in connection with the name of this "In a moment all hands had dropped shovel and remarkable man. pick, and stood in noisy wonder around the moving The late honest, but poor Matthew L. Davis, his turf. At length Mike White, a bolder boy than executor, received from him, while living, trunks the rest, stooped slowly, and peeping under, began full of feminine correspondence, by which Burr to feel if the thing had any legs, or what in crea- sought to make Davis's fortune, but which were tion made it go.
generously returned, without fee or reward, to the “Snap! and in an instant Mike's thumb was grateful recipients. seized, and the poor fellow howled with pain. The Lobbying—now an anomaly-was then in full creature clung fast, and Mike brought him up, his force. Several important bills had passed the New legs all spread abroad, and roared out:
York Legislature, and some were so uncharitable “Let go o' that, ye bloody spalpeen! or I'll as to intimate that improper influences had been knock yez out o' that little box ye're sittin' in! resorted to. Davis was accused of being engaged Let go!
in bringing about a successful result. “But the more Mike swore the more the beast A lady of rank and fashion condescended-and held on; and not till the overseer .axed' him would ladies rarely condescend to mingle in any thing he quit the Paddy's thumb."
out of their appropriate sphere, the limits of the
domestic circle--to say hard things of Davis; she Bex Brown opened a store in Swoptown, and, went so far as to intimate she could calmly look in order to hook every body in to trade, he offered on and see him hung. Davis went to her door, to treat every one that bought any thing at his rang the bell, sent up his name, and was promptstore. Money being pretty scarce, there was a ly answered she was not, and never would be at good deal of barter going on in those days. So home to Mr. Davis. Sam Jones called into the grocery and dry-goods “Pray ask her if she has heard from her husstore of Mr. Brown, and asked for a darning-needle, band at Niagara ?" offering in exchange an egg. After receiving the He was forthwith invited up stairs. The lady needle, Jones said:
entered in trepidation and alarm. " Come, Sir, ain't you going to treat ?"
“II as any calamity happened to my beloved * What! on that trade?"
husband ?" said she. "Certainly—a trade's a trade, let it be big or " This will explain all," said Davis, handing little."
her a letter in her own chirography, addressed to "Well, what will you take ?”
Colonel Aaron Burr. “A glass of wine,” said Jones.
“Good Heavens, Sir!" said she; “for what purThe wine was poured out, when the sponge said, pose is this letter destined to remain in your pos“Would it be asking too much to request you to session?” put an egg into this wine? I am very fond of "Madam, to be disposed of by you, at your own wine and egg."
discretion," was the reply. Appalled by the man's meanness, the store- “My kind friend," exclaimed she, “how can I keeper took the identical egg which he had re- ever repay such an act of unparalleled magnanimceived for the darning-needle, and handed it to his ity? I, who have spoken so unkindly, so unjustcustomer, who, on breaking it into his wine-glass, ly, of so noble a friend !" discovered that it contained a double yolk.
“Ever afterward,” said Davis, “she almost “Look here,” said the sponge, “don't you think broke her neck in extending her head out of the you ought to give me another darning-needle ? carriage window to greet me as she passed.” This, you see, is a double yolk !"
THE WEDDING-DAY. JUDGE Nortox, of Grundy County, Illinois, is I Can not sleep, I tremble so, remarkable for his dignity, urbanity, and love of And such a tumult fills my brain; humor, the latter of which three qualities he dis- It must be joy I feel, I know, penses freely in perfect consistency with the first.
But oh, how near it seems to pain! “In the midst of Court the other day," writes a
The wind moans through the old pear-tree;
The morn is cold, and damp, and gray; Western friend, “the proceedings were interrupted
Who would have thought the world would be by the howling of a dog that had been trodden on
So sad upon my wedding-day? by some one of the crowd in attendance. The Judge drew himself up with great dignity, and, in
No less I love thee, Charlie Ray, a full, distinct voice, said:
God knows my heart is full of theo
So full, that if I kneel to pray, "Mr. Sheriff, we will excuse the further at
Thine image only can I see. tendance of that dog upon this Court !""
And I would not exchange this morn
Its cold, its mist, its hoary rime-
Hark, hark, he comes! Be still my heart- ical party. On one occasion he had several friends
Be still! Be proud! Be blest! Be gay! spending the evening with him; and, before they What need hast thou to ache and start
retired, he took down the family Bible to read a When Charlie comes—my Charlie Ray?
portion of Scripture and have a word of prayer. He comes-he comes! and I must be All smiles, and wipe these tears away:
It so happened that he opened the sacred book at It would be wrong to let him see
the Epistle to Titus, where the Apostle says, “Put I've wept upon my wedding-day.
them in mind to be subject to principalities and
powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every As a specimen of original composition, we do good work.' As it was a habit with him to comnot remember having met with any thing to ex- ment upon the text as he went along, when he ceed the letter written by an Irish laborer, who came to this passage he took off his spectacles, and had received some education and many favors at with a gravity suited to the time and place, he rethe hands of his employer, to whom he had been marked : consigned. After he had obtained a situation “There, my friends, is where I differ from through the influence of this benevolent gentle- Brother Paul. Mr. Jefferson tells us that the true man, he gratefully acknowledged the kindness in doctrine is just the reverse of this; that is, men in these words and lines:
office should always be obedient to the people; and *"DEAR SIR, -I send these few lines as my apology for I agree with the great author of the Declaration my dilatory and inadvertent respect (appearingly) con- of Independence. The Apostle was no doubt a ferred on you by not going to see you or exchanging a great preacher and a good Christian, but it is filial sheet. Also by attention to our Business, it ap. clear enough he was no Democrat.'” pears industrious to our employer. But I hope you will receive this with Equal Benignity as if from the classic pen of an opulent friend and through the same motives The profound theological wisdom of some of our as I send it. The only condign compensation I can ren- Scriptural expositors is very amusing, or would der you for your unmerited Benevolence toward me and be, if the subject were not too serious for amuseto entreat you for your admonition for the best Mode of ment. “A short time since,” so writes an Illimy procedure, and that you will take a fraternal interest nois friend, “in the Universalist Sabbath-school in a correspondence with me in the stages of life and at in Oquawka, in the Hoosier State, the question this period when juvenile faculties feel exigencies for a Sapient friend of maturer years that has experienced the
was asked, what the Saviour meant when he said, divers characters of society, both domestic and alien, / 'Put not new cloth into an old garment.' It since there is snares awaits us through all the paths of passed all around the school, and no one was prelife.
Sincerely yours." pared to answer, when the Superintendent was
called on to explain it himself. With a counteSMALL's warehouse is well known in Baltimore; nance indicating deep reflection, and a very oracbut a Dutchman, with his cart, went hunting all ular voice, he remarked: 'It is very evident to over town asking for “ von leetel varehuss;" and my mind that our Lord meant to teach this great it was not till he produced his ticket of direction, truth, viz., a hole will last longer than a patch !'” that he learned the difference between small and little, in this worst of all languages for a foreigner The fashionable circles of Chicago-for, strange to get the hang of.
to say, the Western cities, not yet out of the stumps
and hardly out of the woods, are infested with “I can not resist,” says a friend over the wa- fashionable circles were thrown into excitement ter, “the pleasure of sending to the Drawer the by the arrival among them of a French count, pol. neatest classical pun I ever met with; and I know ished and fascinating in his manners, and immethat you have many readers to appreciate and en- diately a lion among the young ladies and their joy it.
ambitious mammas. For a month he was the hon“Moore, in his Diary edited by Lord John Rus- ored and admired of the beau monde ; and many a
fair maiden had tried her own Christian name with "A very agreeable day. Some good Latin po Countess before it, to hear how lovingly it would ems of Jekyl's. Upon hearing that Logier taught sound. All at once the same fashionable world thorough-base in three lessons, he said it contra- was horrified to behold a barber's pole before a dicted the saying of Horace:
door, over which was a sign with the dashing “Nemo fuit repente turpissimus. In English, count's name upon it in glittering gilt. What No one becomes suddenly thoroughly base.'” could it mean? They called upon him to demand
an explanation! He had deceived them! They The late Dr. Knox, of Larbert, while entertain- thought he was a gentleman! Was he indeed a ing one day a few of his clerical friends to dinner, barber? happened rather unceremoniously to help himself The illustrious foreigner received his indignant to some vegetables upon the table by using his friends with great politeness, and went on stropfingers, and was told by one of his brethren that ping a razor, while he replied : he reminded him of Nebuchadnezzar; when the “True, very true vat you say; but I poor man, Doctor immediately replied, “ Oh yes; that was I am. I make must a leeving; I must shave de when he was eating with the beasts."
The Count is not the only man who thinks shavA SOUTHWESTERs gentleman sends us the fol- ing the people the only way to make a leeving. lowing authentic fact; and it is admirably suited to the present times, when many preachers of the To hear Gough tell the “drugger" story is gospel (?) think of Paul as Mr. Winston did : worth a quarter any time. The story is a capital
“George Winston was a devoted Baptist man one, but it takes the man to tell it. This he does in Mississippi, and an equally ardent Democrat. in some such words as these : It was hard to tell which had the warmest place “A long, lean, gaunt Yankee entered a drugin his affections_his wife, his church, or his polit store and asked:
"Be you the drugger?'
“Nineteen long letters from Lord Ellenborough! "Well, I s'pose so; I sell drugs.'
He has made me Governor of Scinde, with addi"• Wall, hev you got any of this here scentin' tional pay; and he has ordered the captured guns stuff as the gals put on their handke'chers ?' to be cast into a triumphal column, with our "Oh, yes.'
I wish he would let me go back to my "Wall, our Sal's gine to be married, and she wife and girls; it would be more to me than pay, gin me ninepence and told me to invest the hull and glory, and honors. Eight months now away 'mount in scentin' stuff, so's to make her sweet, from them, and my wife's strange dream realized. if I could find some to suit; so, if you've a mind, This is glory, is it? Yes! Nine princes have I'll jest smell round.'
surrendered their swords to me on fields of battle, "The Yankee smelled round without being suit- and their kingdoms have been conquered by me ed until the drugger' got tired of him; and, tak- and attached to my own country. I have received ing down a bottle of hartshorn, said:
the government of the conquered province, and all “I've got a scentin' stuff that will suit you. honors are paid to me while living in mine enemy's A single drop on a handkercher will stay for weeks, capital. Well, all the glory that can be desired is and you can't wash it out; but, to get the strength mine, and I care so little for it that, the moment I of it, you must take a good big smell.'
can, all shall be resigned to live quietly with my "' Is that so, Mister? Wall, just hold on a wife and girls; no honor or riches repays me for minute till I get my breath; and when I say absence from them. Otherwise, this sort of life is Neow, you put it under my smeller.'
agreeable, as it may enable me to do good to these "The bartshorn of course knocked the Yankee poor people. Oh! if I can do one good thing to down, as liquor has done many a man. Do you serve them where so much blood has been shed in suppose he got up and smelt again, as the drunk- accursed war, I shall be happy. May I never see ard does ? Not he; but, rolling up his sleeves and another shot fired! horrid, horrid war! Yet how doubling up his fists, he said :
it wins upon and hardens one when in command ! "You made me smell that tarnal everlastin' No young man can resist the temptation—I defy stuff, Mister, and now I'll make you smell fire him; but thirty and sixty are different." and brimstone.'
EVERY one remembers the story of the contest GOVERNOR CLARK, who was relieved of the between two painters one of them painted a baskcares of State by the advent of a King last win-et of cherries so naturally that the birds flew down ter, has been ticketed for immortality as the par- to eat them. A curtain was before the picture of doning Governor. If he is forgiven as he forgave the other, and the rival, elated with his own sucothers, it will go well with him here and hereaft- cess, stepped up and attempted to remove it. It er. Some people are so uncharitable as to think was a painted curtain! The one had deceived the that some of these good deeds of his ought to be birds, the other had deceived the painter. My City repented of. But Governor Clark was fond of Friend, a cute little paper, tells this very good one quoting a text of Scripture which reads like this: of the painters : "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain “Beauvallet is a comedian. Beauvallet is an mercy." He had an eye to the promise when he amateur painter. He paints between acts we may opened the prison-doors.
say, and landscapes from preference. His genius One time he made a visit to the Clinton County runs in that line, and he is not without a certain prison, and while there inquired after a prisoner originality. His figures are like willows by the whom he had resolved to pardon, as he was satis- roadside ; and, on the other hand, his trees look fied that he had been wrongfully convicted. The as if they wore wigs. warden pointed him to the man, who was digging “Another amateur bas a mania for re-touching. potatoes in the open field. The Governor walked On a visit to a lady friend he saw a small landup to the man, and after a few words with him in- scape in a corner of the saloon. formed the fellow that he had concluded to pardon 66 • That's not bad.' him.
"That is by Beauvallet,' said the lady. The prisoner, leaning on his hoe-handle, looked " It is a littlo too naked,' said the visitor; at the Governor a minute in silence, and then there should be a monk, a horseman, or somesaid:
thing, as we say, to “enliven the landscape;" two “I'm much obliged to you, Gov'nor, for the strokes of the brush are enough-I will attend to pardon; but if it's all the same to you, I'd like to it.' And he carries off the picture. stay here a couple of weeks or so, till I git in these “Two days after, corrected and enlivened, it is potatoes. I've tuk care of 'em so far, and I'd like returned. Beauvallet paid a visit in his turn. to see 'em all through. Now, Gov'nor, ain't them His eye detected the change in his work. nice potatoes ?" handing "some to his Excellency, "What's that ?' approaching for a nearer view. who was not a little astonished to find the man so "That is a horseman. You forgot to put one fond of his potato patch that he preferred to stay on the road, and your friend B. thought it an imin prison for the sake of seeing it done up right. provement to insert one.'
" • How? on the road? That's not a road; it's GENERAL SIR CHARLES JAMES NAPIER, G.C.B., a rirer!"" Governor of Scinde, was a man, a true man, as well as a conquering hero. He had the heart as EVER-READY Pat sometimes says the neatest well as the nerve. Before he went to India his thing in the world, if he does make a bull oftener wife had a dream-a bright being came to her by than any thing better. “Some years ago," says night, and told her that Sir Charles would be rich a friend of ours, “I was passing through Pennsyland powerful, and have a great name in India! It vania in a stage, and we stopped at a country tavwas all so. And when he had gained and grasped ern for breakfast. Among the passengers was a them all, he writes thus in his journal:
pleasant Irishman, whose good humor had enter