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frnm felfe The f Fox ^ The Cheapest Con puBLia AT E^GIN, KA OFFICE Ok THE CORNER, OF rs, OVER 6. A. E K & MO iilAS H GL'E COP mxF,*w and Business Cards River Courier. try Paper in the West. [fiD WEEKLY , ' NE! CO.. j ILLINOIS. BRIDGE AND-TVATfeR KISTB^t.i,'& COV ,fj -' HARDWAE E STORE, '' :!' ■ ■ _ • 'f'fM s "Proprietors. MERRILL, Editor. :*.i.5o ,81 2V si 00 VANCE. :-Lrn ;*1 75 2 00 ' i ! i • | . ' i NVARIABLY IN AD After-three months, At Ithetclose .of I thenar, RATE S OF A-D T E fc fl I INC. One square or 16 Ifnesor less, one insertion 81 00; each subsequent:/insertion | 25 cents, For advertising one square 3 months, §3 00 . : i; . . • '«.•«' on<;'y«4r^- ;?6-00 Business cards per yoar,! * * . S3 00 i _ JoTimariicnttona j or business letters .designed for 'the Courier by niail) to receive must be Post Paid. '• ■'J- JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. Office in Elgin Oet 29,IS51. DUS. McCLUHE & VASiEY, PBY S1CIANS elgin, Office at A. C- v/c. «e cluke, m j). geo. vasey, m. d SEKESAL |- c I 'I jasos K7*F m-- A.T E Offi ANUHEWraKIN,:- the "Western Hotel" bnitdjnfe, West one door Southi-of ii. O- Gotland's. 18tf AND SURGEONS. illinois. Lewis'Drag Store. • ITCLARK & CO, dealers itf drv goods, groceresi faardware, soik.' and cfpeh. leather, boots vs d shoes," &c.)! ' . * ELGIN, , ,! ' | j ILLINOIS. de marcus clare. - CLARK, C. H. MORGAN, Attorney at Law "and Solicitor in Chancery. B^OSace one door east of the Post Office, poetry; ■i fFrom, Arthur's .Horjie Gazette.] by fajtnt * fales, A lady, in wply jo a message from her lov- er, who had been cruelly maimed and disfig ured, said, "Tell hirff'that while he has bodj enough to contain hia soul, l am his." Forsake him ?—while his rqa ily heart n ^Is Mating in its frame; : i./,:: Disfigured though the mortal part, w , . J'U Jov^hiin still the same., - . The sdoie ? ah no I but bettei, now Thai'sorrow is his own; ' , Since suffering pale 4 his lip and brow, i> The light from mine hath fiiown. :L:.i ! lr ' ' for^jake' him ?' Does the lily die • When lashed the waters crest ? She ttirns to it her loving eye, And slips into its breast. Turn from liiw<? Does the forsake The tempest-riven oak From its broad arms it does cot feretikj- But gVovyjeih d'efr the stroke.;;; 1 Coma to me love—I'll wipe avjay The tear mist from thiue eyes; Of thee J dream/for thee I pray, i My spirit to thtie flies. ■Coma to Irie love—thou shall forget TKe strife,the bailie's roll, Thine, if remains a fragment yet, To hold tliy, noble spill. THE STORY. Elgin Main street. Illinois. . EDMUND GIFF0RD, I • Attorney, CJounskllou, and Land Agent. list door Eai Elgin t of Raymond's Store. Illinois. PAUL R O R WE lgin, ka)^e ce in Mi C. second eijory, first entryj No. -2 BRIGHT, i] rrr Y -A|2V L A W, cocntv; Illinois. Town's Bridk, Building Aliin 8 r reel. Also Office ol the El A. J. WALDRON, law, lnsorande^i and; gengkal 't . 5 l: Acency SBCOXn story'j. b. si 1th, i co s-ceice s'cke. Elgiri. IN in n-Is. in &■ Genoa Plaiik Iload, THOMAS KERR, M. D., PitYSICIAN and SURGEON. ■ Elgin, Kane 0p., ltt.!No3-i.! " .'Offi-y [Town's Uni|>n Uall. No. 3. OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS, —at! ti1e—— ■... t .-'f COURIER OFFICE. ii. a U 4' ^ • • wJ Large and small Handbills,Labels. Bills oi Lading,! Blank Notes and Receipts, Cards, Notices, Deeds, Blanks of all kinds, fdr,J.ustices^C.dnstab!es, &c., i .-—together with— : ^ . VARIOUS KIN D S OF WJMsu'Z' I ffiiaiassai®' not heretofore executed in this part of the Hand. country. . i >i . a I [T7* ' Blanks 6T£iH" kinds' cons tan-ly on ' 1 • 'V' ' J. B. SMITH & Co, J Dealers in Shelf Hardware, Farmers' and - Mechanic's Tools, : Iron, Nails; Steel, s Stoves, Copper, Bri.annia and Sheet r Iron vfinrc,. i Elgin, July. 13,1851.; 1 - j. e. smith. f t* .charles 8. ctlek* ar.yt: HI ii l<r-' WM ! ELGIN BOOT AND SHOE Sigjj' of the Railroad Car- ■, Third Door East of the Bridge. :«t»- ILL kinds of work madei to order, indrepajring done at the shorte^t nonce. July 1&, 1850. j -J ly:13m 6. Io50 '■'■PHYSICIAN JLTiD SURGEON, : Eisis.. Kane county, Ilu^ois. Office and residence on Spring; Stree^ ^est bidb of theriver. i • ■ i July 13, 1850. U- , , ] ■ ; D Mc 0SKER, ,,T. ■a. ' f-ficonb' DOOR -WEiSI ■TAEFOR- . ... ERCHANT TAILOR. j; IT OF THE H. ROAD, -T^EEPS constantly on band a | sc'.ect a&- K sortmen} of Cloths, Cassiroeres, and as? which he^'ill make tci order, or All Gar- _ ■ which.;|ir /sellby0PSittern.'to stiit customers; ■ inents vvsarranted 10 fit or nosale. • 7; i, n b^Particular attention paid to CTrrriNG, ' ' J«ly 1850. ' 2tf A KIMBALL & Cp. 1 cMpnofac urr-rsand Repairers of Sheet Iron. t Copper,Tjind Tin -ware. West Elgiiij July [50 t! -&r m. ' American Minuter at Brazil.— 1"Tiie Han. Robert C. Scher>clr, Minis- ter of thjpIlnitecTStiites;tol the Empire of^BrazilTliaving fafelj; arilv^d at Rio Janeiro, was on the 9th of August last presented to the [Emperor, being, ac- con.pan on the;occasion hyrtlie Sec- k'l, retary of Legation and the Unites Con- •' *iiK A Bsnrnnces were tenilere! by the AinericiHn Mmi>tejr of his dfspoaitton to. """.......' *'! - ppivifieiadvancing. .atid stto.ngthertmg <he enlijrhtened and liberal mufanl good • r 'pridfrrtinding which existed?: between fhe two nations v for ivnich tjevy . proot iif frient ship tbe Emperor thanjiea jthe - fTrfesident of the United States, knd trusted (hat Mr. Schenclt rnight.conjt»n* foe to be the representative of the ami- cable urldeTsiandiiig between thfi two c?iit>trie», PPI m t his tlons.by. omitting FromjjGraham'sMagazi^o. Reverse of Fokune a Test of Character. BY CATHEP.rNE ELIZABETH. j "Do Etiith, have done rubbing up old plate and arranging that, glass! One would suppose you intended giv- ing a splendid entertainment from the satisfaction you appear to take iii your occupation. I wonder that you do not call Moses and let him attend to it,, in- stead 6f degrading ypurselfito such a menial employment!" And lis she thus jiddreSsed her-sisteiv- Grace Dormer, •wrapping n splendid cashmere around tier, threw herself itito an ejogant vel- vet faiiiciul with the i.ir of a spoiled beauty. - "Howl wish, dear Gracc,J'ou would throw aside j'ciur airs of fnsiiion, and. realizing our present position, come an<^ assist iiie; for do you nit know ] ha'Yi persuaded pi pa to dismiis Moses'?' '• VVell, Edith,'.for a yoiingjlady who sets lie rs" I fas a pattern for wisdom, I 'nust say you have acted like a :lool.— VVhv, what ore we to do without Mo- ses V'"'\ -;Vi ' j | D.'ar. clear Grace, how many things you will be obliged1 to do without; ar- icles von have supposed indispensable ro yotir! happiness ; but, my dle.arisister, this'is nouall— yuu will find Ches^e who ivere most forward to flatter and caress you in prosperity, shrink from you now thatmisfortune has reached you." j : •• Yoii need not be preaching to me, you can do ;as you like, but I assure you i am not going ,to spoil my hands with, hard work.. Did not George Au- gustus Still well S:ay last nighthad the prettiest little |hand in the world,? And that just remihd? me lam engaged to walk with him, so 1 must away nnd dress."!j Thus saying- she aroso and walked! out of the room with jthe air of| a princess. i. Edith ^Dormer sighed, and a bright! tear drdp was seen to rest on her cheek, but hastily brushing it away, she re- sumed her work qf arranging all the china, glass, and plate they ! possessed, upon a large table in the cenjterof the room, to the best advantage for an auc- tion. M. ■' While Edith was thus engaged, the door opened, and 4 gentleman; entered, apparently about fifty years of age, and seemed surprised to findjthe room thus occupied. He said he presumed he ivas under a jtnistake—hut . he ^vas told that hie shotjtld' find Mr.. Dormer there. 1 ~ >■ Edith requested the stranger to bg seated, and said she would call her (a-: ther, ns he had not yet been down stairs, having beenquite ill through tjlie night. While she was abse.nt the stranger took a genoral survey of the apartment, and could not forbear exclaiming—^it is.tio wonder honest men sufier, when they'trust a man living in such extrav- agance," arid a frov/n gathered upon his btow; but just then Edith' entered, and said her lather would hat - detain him lonss but would see him in a few moments. ; , . y ' Whether it (was the. sweet voice of Edithr;along-wiih-her—gentle manner, that soon clearedlhe brow of Mr. Clatr- ville, or being ashamed to appear una* miable j before, a lady—whenever the cause, he soon .forgot his irritation, and entered; into conversation with her.— He managed to introduce the subject of her father's failure, and shy the interest he! manifested, and the kind tone with wljich ;he inquired of their; arrange ments; be dre'Jv from herPher views and feelings. She said. sb@;.dtd.^9t. regret the splendor ah.d luxuVy of which they would be deprived, - for thesei she had iiever ciirCd-«-but she fervently! hoped her father viould be enabled by giving UJ) Everything! (o satisfyeVery creditor,' After a| few other remarks. M?. Dormer cnte'red. and Edith retired, leaving the two to the.free discussion of their busi- ness". jX'' Mr.DormeT in early life a belle, a most lovely and ft sciiiating being, but in sayiug this you have said alh She. was living for fashion afone. In Sir. Dorm'er- ., she^cbti! 3 riot en, tirely resist the influence of his fine y^pmbi- fmmense and noble character—it was "tion that was gratified, as his .'I lire selfish and arr bitious niarrying v : wiealth enabled.her to become a,leader ,;tui had she/been all his judgment ap- i v . • t .... ., r. . • . !•—r , .U- --J fal« fnr .bDT of.fashion, and thus was the,first, wish of her heart realized. . Mr. Dormer became aware, when too late. how. incapable his wife iwas of constituting his happiness—but being blessed with two lovely children, he en- deavored in their society to forget his disappointment.: ; Happy indeed was it for Edith that she was not born a beau- ty—on thfe contrary, she was a very ugly babyr—s6 that her mother gave her over to the charge of ? nurser and but for the fond care of her father, she had been :truly desolate. But with her sister Grace it was entirely different; she waft p^ssesse8 of all her mother's beauty," and became her especial favor- ite. When children, there was little outward difference in their situation— for Mr. Dormer had made it a positive command that whatever was procured for tjrace her sister should have also, hut Edith, with the intuitive perception of child hood, feit that she was not equal- ly beloved, and the more closfely clung to'Her father for that reciprocity, of af- fection which is as Necessary I to life ns air. As they advanced in ilife, and were sent to school, the difference be- came more manifest. Edith I was suf- fered to pursue the bent of hci" inclina- tions, but Grace must have every ac- complishment. /Fortunately ; for her, she was endowed with capacity to ac- quire whatever she willed, ar<d taking fancy for French and Italian, she soon became an excellent scholar. Or the contrary. Edith had no taste for the languages, but being passionately fond of music and drawing, she became a proficient in both, and when Mrs. Dor- mer decided it was time for them to en- ter the wo[ld:;of fashion, she had two accomplished daughters without inten- ding it Edith had!now atlained her eight- eenth year; and there were Tew that could look upon her without being in- terested, She was.raiiier tall and def icately made, haying full,, dark, eyes and chestnut hair, added to a complex- ion dazziingly fair, but her chief charm consisted in the, intellect which was stamped upon her brow, at once caus- ing resp?ct and admiration—her father often cabled her Jiis ugly baby. But Grace was the personification of idea! loveliness-, whatever was her ruling mo d lor the moment was the most charm ng, whether trist f r gay she was Mill lovely, and if she had allowed the dormant qualities of her nature to as- sert their sway over her character, she would have'been all her father desired. But led On by the example of her moth- er, she sooii became one -of fashion's most faithful? votaries; and when by her wit and beauty she-seemed to en- fhrall the senses of those around her, many admired while tliey silently con- demned. ! For some time before Mr. Dormer's failure, Edith had remarked a care and restless anxiety in her fajher, which caused her many c pang, for with all her foridr jiersuasions, she could not; haw from him the cause of his uneasi- less. But ivhen night after night she refused invitations for amusement, to remain at home and cheer his loneli- ness, he at last confided to her the cause his troubte, the'fear of bankruptcy. When the startling fact burst upon her it seemed to overwhelm her, for, like the world, she had deemed his wealth inexhaustible ; but when she began to realize the truth, her first thought was for her mother—how she would bear such a change of fortune. But soon forgetting nlLelse save her father, she endeavored by her cheerful conversa- tion to win him from painful foreboding —hoping that all was not lost-. When the crash did come, while all the world was in amazement and confusion, she a}one was calm. And now the strength of her character was fully tested. Her father was determined to give up every thing; and it was her approving smile arid ready assistance that alone aided him at tfiis trying time, while his wife had either a fit of sulks or hysterics. - Care and anxiety had affected JVlr. DormerVhealth. and ;for some time he was unable to attend to business. Mr. Claireviije, being one of his principal creditors, had waited several days to see him in regard to' settlement, until worn out'ivitjh impatience, and perhaps unconsciously led on a little by curfos- ity, he sought him at his'residence, and fortunately first encountered Edith. ;'jj' He inquired of Mr. Dormer if that was his daughter, he had heaifd his son speak of so often as the .most beautiful and accomplished yoiing lady he knew —the belle of every party. Mr. Dormer sighed, and said' no; he must mean Grace, and this was hjs el- dest! daughter, Edith. 1 Mr. Claireviije had many reasons for inquiring aboi?t the family and their ar- rangements, ! but one - most important one was the happiness of his eldest, son.' He had heard him talk in such raptures about the beautiful Miss; Dot mer; that hehad Become quite, curious to seVher-!-iabove all "he dreaded lest, his present admiration' 'should ' deepen into-a- strong attaehjmeni, a'ud thus - he constantly warned him against inarry; ing"a"fa§h'ioriabie woman. ' ! V" F.ranWjClairevillev <5rider a gay- and careless exterior, carried a warm heart with calm arid, sober- judgment; That he admired!Grace ; Dormer more .than Tady h^ftadever seerij he acki^owlr edged to himself ;- But" when he saw Ijer surrounded by !.tbe~gay arid fashion- able young rrien of the- day'. charniing all by her wit and!beau»y, he.-too,. wo'd join in with' s'fortive j'eSt and ready re- partee. but gonretimes'ca'tehing the" ad- miring- eye .of: Grace, _he .felt he^w^s ioji- dangerous ground, and withdrawing himself from her would shake off the influencei brhtr beauty, foif well h% knew that she who lived alone ~in° the , adrtiifgtion oil1 crowds, could never;, be . haftBt' fts ^he" «tar of a domestic home:;. ... :' 5 i 1. i :• proved the admiration he .felt for her would have ripened into a deeper sejjtifc ment. ■ . It was in the evening of the day of Mr. Dormer's auction tha Bond Street was alive with carriages* The elegant and wealthy Mrs. Stapleton bad thrown open her house to the worid^of fa'shion -iher magniScent mansion reflected one blaze of. light. Who, to have seen the gay and beautiful, decked in^-all the taste and extravagance of fashion, would have believed that beneath the rich folds of silk and satin,: many car- ried an envious and'tnalicious spirit; ? Alas ! that it should be so. Many "101 night exulted in ; the downfa'l of the Dormers. t "> ~ But among the guests was one who, buoyant with hope and anticipated en- joyment? had sought the gajr scene, fill- ly. expectingtp meet there the beautiful vsisters^grent-thtrn was his dKappomr-" merit and; sorrow when the intelligence of Mr. Dormer,s bankruptcy was.first communicated to him. :■ | " Charles Douglas was an orphan, the son of Mr. Ciaireville's on!y| sister, who having married unfortunartely, soon died of a broken heart, bequeathing to her brothers care her last; and orly treasure. Faithfully did Mr. Claire-' vilfe fulfill the trust. He soon learned to love the little Chrrles, and deterriitn- ed to educate him for a lawyer, thub giving him the power to become an em- inent and useful man, knowing that to a high rind noble spiril 'there is nothing so gallinlg apdependence. Deeply did young:Douglas feel his uncle's kind- ness^ and by attention and the closest application to his studies endeavored to, profit by it. ! ! - Charles D.iuglas, unlike his cousin Frank, loved with the full approval of his judgment, and ^d he been master of that wjealth which would1 have ena- bled him |to follow the desire 'of bis heart,!he i would have selected; Edith Dormer from the world, as the one u- bove all others possessing those quali- ties which would insure his happiness. But alas! Charles Douglas was poor, and shutting his heart to nl save the exqui>ite enjoyment of her society, he never, by any outward sign, manifested a preference for her, but he never refu- sed an invitation where he thought it like'y to meet bar, for he could not forego the, pleasure of seeing nnd con- versing with one he so fhssionately loved, lie often asked himself, the question, could he, poor ns he was, en- gage the nfFections of ooe rearetl in the ap of luxury and accustomed to every indulgence ? He answered no ; but he thought as long as Ijc refrained from expresj'ihg hii almiration. there could not bef<|angrr to Edith. He forgot.tbat superior talents and true nobleness o( character, like burning love, cannot be stopped in its course, but will assuredly make its empress upon all that comes in its way. Thus Edith soon perceiv- ed young Do'.iglas' siiperioril.v 40 those around her, arid enjoyed a conversation with him above alljhe amusements of the evening, for she felt she™, was the gainer—but too modest to ascribe to herself the,powers of fascination which he possessed, she had settled it in her own mind that Mr Douglas was not an admirer of ladies—thus unconsciously riveting those fetters which were to biod her forever. Young- Douglass had been absent from the city on business, and Had only returned the night of the party. Fihd" ing Mrs. Stapleton'scprd upon liis talile, he dressed and hastened to the scene of festivity. Judge -then with what mingled feelings he first heard of Mr; Dormei's misfortunes—sorrow for him. joy for him, joy for himself; for he thought now I may seek her for rhy own. But soon reason, asserting her sway over feeling, made him acknowl- edge he was still too poorj and he again resumed his calm exterior, which for a few moments had been so terribly ruf- fled. . f ' There was one other heart that could nrit so.easily recover its irauquility.— ITonng Claireville, when he beard' of the failure, like the rest of the world, .was perfectly amazed, but, unlike the generality of mankind, true to the im- pulse.of a generous nature, could not endure the thought of Grace deprived of that station she seemed born to fill, and determined to oSer himselflat^once and secure to.'" her the continuation of all to which she had been accustomed. "Hearing his father, was the principal creditor he wished to consult .with him on tile Bubjijct, and deciJed upon thc night gf the party as most convenient to do so. Mr*. Stapleton resided a few doors from Mr. Claireville, l and Frank, after ^storting his mother and si#ter there, slipped away to have a few moments quiet conversation" with his father. -! -^btrt4. Fortunately^ for father and son, there was jio reserve,, between, them,, and Frank unhesitatingly addressed bis fa- ther by asking his intentions in Regard 16 Mr. Dormer,'rind- acquainting; bint, Iwith hi« Wr, rfesnectinjg *G- It; was a.long time before Mr. .Claireville answered^ he at length said "I am happy; my dear son, to see !you are above the foolish notion of the day, that children -should not. confide in their pa- rents, andU will be caodid with you in return. I am not one. of;thhse wlio consider that in securing their own jin- tremelV ourselves •I'.r selhsh and unfeeling to secure 54 at Whatever" experise/witho«t considering the. misery we may b- bringing, upon ofherS. I have neve vet-bad^dahtPiLttf when I foaod, Itift- .'^*fortlft^,;-;ofigio»<r ted froftr a corn plication of aM^efife cir. cuthstances and xfort from dishonesty, I havej)Dtincsome way endeavored to m mm secure to him the^.opportunity of regain- ing his position ; and though l!.:may not have fea!ped any particular advoh- tage from thus acting, 1 have never yet lost any thing.In regard to Mr. Dor- merrs affairs 1 have been m.uch troubled. His difficulties hay? ..arisen 'from tb(e non-arrival of two of his vessels, which are supposed td:be!lost-^he had-depen; ded upon their valuable cargoes to; meet his payments, but their j nothing here, in reason has obliged him to stop.,,. Of course he intends paying every thing, and I am afraid he will have very little left. : T, too, have thought much of his daughters—but, Frank, it is very hard to break the web of folly that fashion has ivovien" arotind us, and.to becomle that,.which God lriterided 'we should be, useful .-members of society. :I tell sometimes blessings m aisgursei And nowfrnyi dear son, as I have your hap- jiineS's alone at heart, I will offer Mf.; Dbrmer^a,situation^^ at a moderate sala ry.iwhich will enajile him to live com- forfabry—nothing more ; and if, nt the ehd dffn year, Miss Grace has profittekl by lier loss of fortune, you shall wed her with my fullest approbation; What say 'you,' Frank," cair*y6irwait ~'the tri- nlJ" / ' ' ' . : ' : ■ *K '•Indeed, father, it was her love fdr pleasure and admiration, that has alone made me hesitate so long; .1 nave!air 'ways considered it wiser, to suffer a little pain, than run the risk of being made miserable for life, by marrying for love when our judgment doe-J npt wl.olly fopprove.i I. therefore trust il shall not be disappointed in the end. and that Grace will become all you can desire. I promise you then to abidp the trfalv'. .. j ' : .,! Young Claireville return<-dj:tp the party .for hit moilier and si»ter, betteir satisfied with the course.he 'hard taken, yet slill"doubtful and anxious as ta the .jissut/'4*'* - •' 1. :j' ii*.; *1 And how did Grace and her mother bear their change of* fortune,? i !-. • Aias ! for Mrs. Dormer, her mortify cation-U as so great as;taj.cause her a severe fit of Mckncss-—but Grace d|dr not fully realise the change until set^ tied in her new home;.then, as she looked around her, and; found everyi tiling for their comfort had been provH ded, but of the plainest kind, she sigh- ed as she thought of the luxuriant coiithes arid chairs, nnd the splendor to w'iicli she hud been, accustomed, .won- dering how her father and Edith could appear so happy. Mr. Ciaireville's of- fer had been gratefully accepted by Mr; Dormer, fer he felt it was better to be employed, and trussing str'll that all waii riot lost, with a nsind now free from anxiety, began to hope that in losing a fortune he might'yet find'domestic hap-j piness. V ... . j Edith had assumed the managemerit of the hosehold, and had arranged ev- erything iviththe greatest neatness and taste. 1 She had procured for her moth- er a plajn but comfortable chair, and drawing it near the fire, she placed a small table beside it, upon which lay some of her own beautiful books, and while engaged upon sori.e Useful piece of \york, endeavored by pleasant con* versation, and the most devoted atten* tion, to beguilf her fro.tn painful re.miri- iscences and cheer the tedious hours of illness. At first, all that Mrs. Dormer could think of WaS—what would 'that; orie think and this one say, and b°w glad that vulgar Mrs. Tallman would be, now that she hail no fear of- being eclipsed by taste, w.liere money could procure every thing else—butvgWdual- Iv she seemed aroused by the affection o"f Edith to ihink-of better things, and conscience began to.assert her sway by asking—why should Edith thus devote to her°, her time and attention, when she had always nesrlected her from her birth—preferring Grace ? v! And where was.Grace, that she did not share with Edith her various duties and'.Iabors of love ? j Alas', she could hot so easily shake off her love of pleasure, and Was too of-, ten to be found among the daughters of fashion, for there were many who still invited her,/hoping thereby to attract some distinguished beau. At first Grace did not perceive-any differencje in the treatment of her,.friends, but soon many a cold'recognition, and in some cases none at ali, aroused the; pride rf her nature, and she asked herself— what have - I done to merit such treat- ment? Envy could have- tdld her- - they thought it presumption in one de priyed of wealth to place her beauty in cprripetition"with them—for all admitt ted that she bore off the palm for love- liness wherever she appeared. -! Ami he/ ot a young girl and a young man,— they had .both promised under the most solemn oaths, inviolable!!fideliis4rr The young rioanj ;vvhqsq/ profession , obliged him toi travel, once made a long jihslfnce j Whilst be was away be received: a leg* acy, and on his retiirp, hastened to lay it at her feet. ! But ori presenting him- self before her be learned that in com- pliance with the wishea of/her Tamily she, had just married a weaithy mer- chant. The young J than theredppn took a terrible! resolution., " vH^.purchased a pair of pistols like these," he coritiriu'ed, taking one in each f0 hand, ftheri hfe assembled his: friends jrV» his chamber, arid after some cOnyersa> tion, placed one urtder his cliiri in ithis way , as I do, .sayiqg in joke th^t it wo'd Here^Ednpond D ■ discharged the.pislDl,^Rd;his;head was. shatte to pieces. He had told his ow'ri stc The London Times h'as the following •stimminir up,' on the subject of the Crystal Palace Exhibition: - 'Great Britain has received more u>e full ideas, and more ingenious Jnveri- tiops' from the (jnited States, through the exhibition, than from all Oth^ sour This is mnkhtgthe.ametide honorable to Jonathan f<^-having cried 'small po tatoes1 iit thfirst sight of his trap: and notions. ' The Morning Chronicle of the 24th has the ; following : i; 'The lAmerionn department has re- ceived aiiother important accession rif strength in tKrt— shape -of some -apeei mens of! Brussels carpet, woven upon power loom*. Although various at tempts have he'en made to adapt the power-loooiu to carpet weaving in En- gland,'there-isi-hot. we believe, : t this time, any machinerjr perfected for that object. Oi}r American brethren! have therefore gained another ste.p ahead of us, and have won another laurel on this weil-contested field of the' industrial arts. 1-" *'"'! -1 ■ . ' '!' i .j; : ■ ' A^Manly Little Fellow.—When Lieut. Ginv. Putterson, of Westfiera, N. Y., who is personally known to> ihany of our citizens, and who bears an exal- ted reputation for intelligence andikind- ness of hieart^-was speaker of the;New York Legislature, as is usual at the opening of the house, some dczeii boys presented themselves as applicants for the place of messenger. He inquired their nariies: nnd into their condition, in order to make proper selectiorij He caine in the course of his examination to a smaller boy, about ten years old, a bright looking lad. : " Wfll sir,'' said be^ '^what is your name?"; j , . "John!Hancock, sir," replied thje boy promptly;. ■ ■ : "What!" said the speaker, j". you did not sign the declaration of indepen- dence, did you ?" '•No sir," replied; the lad, jstretching himself tti his utmost proportions,; "but I would if 1 had been there " V You can be one of the messengers," said !the speaker. , , v' . '7 /. ■ t .—. / A Mixiaf or Washington.—^'^ ijabor to keep alive.iri your-hreast. that little spark of cfelestia| fire; conscience,''was one of a series ofiiaxjms whtclrWash-i ington framed or copied for liis joivnj. use when a boy. His rigid adherence to principle, his' steadfast discharge of duty, his utter abandonment of self,, his unreserved devotion to Whatever inter- ests were committed to his care, attest the vigilence wit'h which he obeyed that maxim. He kept alive that sjiark ! He made it shine before men. He! kin- dled it into a flame which illuminated his whole, life. No -occasion, wai so momentous, n° circumstance so-mijnute as to absolve him.'-from following its: guiding ray. .The marginal explana ticin in-.liis account book, in regard to tb& expenses of his wife's annual visit! to the camp during the revolutionary war. witS his passings allusion toij the- self-denial which the Exigencies'of his' codntfy had cost him,ffarriishes a char- ming illustration of his habitual exact- ness. „ »ei| -OTTTrtf • A* i whfc;h "bore"the 'bratjd of ^George-Wash- - The,fact, that every barrel of flour ■rhfcjh Vore"the 'bratjd of ^George Wash- ington, Mount Vernon," vas'exempted from; the otherwise u'riifoYm inspsction tin^the West India jjotIs—that name be- -iing regarded as ample*gu'araftfy of the young Claireville ;never thus met', he btf't-he sighed^and^ufned^'aliTiost hope ■oss-awayJ Concluded next week. OCT* We clip'theifollo'wing.extraordi, nary incident from the-Paris correspon dence of the St. Louis Weekly intelli ' . '. .. . f J r gencer: - : : •/. - "1 bave heen obliged several - times recently, to call your alte.ntion;"vto/tl|ej greatTltrcrease--<>t^<H'»mo • iri- France.-H Far from Abating, it becomes each-week fnnre alarming. I think I could men tiori thh-tv suicides that.;occurred thi week. The most remarkable. Js th 8'uicide of a Vagman, whose road, lie: 'between Orleans and Paris. His nam Was -£d mood . $«• story teller. .Having^^assemhled hif began a tale iwhose sad deaoueijunt he said- required a pair of pistols to make< it clearly tfnder'sfood. As hd. was pc4 gustonfed to indulge in exp.Tft^ce/pari tomime no surprise was felt gt th«f ,te- markV He hfegan hy Velating^ the Vr"" ■V pa.hidrf | iU- ter copyipg a paragraph from the.A!- iy Register, deprecating any extrav- ' 'Vip' J ant demonstrations on the arrival; of*. •./'.' ossujh in this country, says it has no-, .j,.,;, ddubt that his reception will!' ,.. - |;,e ... et ihusiaslic ihah Hhdt of. ah£ foreigner ' Ha^ever-been since the visit of Lafay- ev The Times'adds :: ! " We doubt whether Kossuth ijrfends r-f ,4 becom^.0 farmei' jri the Western port t'f r !:! : • kji d him injo such a sphere. .We , siirrie be has'not made up bis. m.iiitl , rerj>£iain to take an active pnrf in the affairs'of Europe.;®. His '.whole silni • s enlisted ,in: the welfare^of hisowii : mtry ; and it is not -at all unlikely that events may ere long orcur which dt :;!-/;(■ riH.^ ti ey,f>rilliari't geniu^,:.of warm feelings, .aid of hfgh a'cje.dmplishnj'ehts.' He xcjnpes to this country at the invifatiori ofj Congress, nrffl ^vill be considered, wa ubt'not, the nation's guest." 1 '' i,: r-.ll Anothek 1nosi,an Treaty.—Cover- / / nf !r Ramsey of Minnesota, has recently - «! ti ected an. important .. treaty with the Ri?d Lake and Pembina bands of the Chippewa Indians. A correspondent ■"*?- of the Minnesota' Democrat writing "n? frcim Pembina, lan'der date of Sept. S5j ■- / gi 'eslhe following account of the iirea- tf ? - '■•'.!' . I.:,:.. -j "The treaty wap concluded. ori Sat- ,' ; ur lay. evening,-after the usual-amount'1, ; of talk.t and ^h^ following ,• are its"-pro-'■ I nnn F Ii o f:K mnonroc /ion a oil I (n n : i«' visions. fhe Chfppevvas cede all their' lar d.from the lirie-N. to-the Goose.and | Btffjlo,rivers and! 30 miles eachis'de ' of [be Red .river—-say a strip 60 miles' width by about 100 long—and'they recjeive S30.000 cash on the ratificatj%; j of rtiby" ti'e.^enatei, SS,0(K).there,aff?r,. and |S2,000j annually for sell apis' for '20 years—thcKvhole !amountirig to S230,1 00 ). I have pot hod time to examine thsj treaty yet, but suppose tney remain/ . ihe lands, arid .have all t he adevanta.-^ ■ gei jos'befo're,.. excepting wf^erc! ("hey mayj be settled upop and "cult|ivated.*— Tliey may consider it a present of the • above amount, as djuririg their own Jife"- titije! they will be tut little intruded on. Remarkable A?ple -TreeL—In;tlie'. " nn ials of the Linnean .Society of Pari? a rtmarkaye applei.tTee is described, as growing at St. Yallery, in Nbrmandy. This tree, for a penod2of., thirty or. forty ye irs, ^constantly produced flowers of. 1 one sek, arid was, as a matter!of-course unfruitful. .. At the period 6f flowerings•• howevier, it was customary for eve/y yoiingi.woman of St. Vallery to go and- make her apple, by' fixing a noseg.iy of. tin; blossoiris of any common apple tVee 1 on a tuft of those of the one described ; this was attached bp a piece of ribbon in such a manner ihatin Autumn evV- ry one kueiv the fro it that her nosega y Ija 3 been the cause; of producing.* Itf, . Was remarked that these.fruits differed arr ong themselves in flavor, color arid siz?, and that they bore soriiq relation' to hose of the different treejs; whos€f / blossoms had been used in their fruc- ti'fi|»tion,4/:h:;ic^s|kjo lait/i1"'*1 The 0^4 Arm Chair-! laughable incident recently fooft' pla:e at a sale, by auction in a market town in Herefordshire. A gentleman!; of ihe medical profession, previous to' the sale alluded to, became aivare that/ at It would be offered an 'easy chair,? of which he was most desirous to be- corre the purchaser. As lie was not abh himself to attend the sale, he com- missioned a friend- to becofine its pur-| cht ser. So' much were his tjhoughta, set upon the ,.'o!d arm chaijr,' that he. afterwards mentioned to another friend' the circumstances of sucih an article be- inr, for saje, and likewise told him how glad he should be to become possessed of t, it being just the thing lie, wanted to -est his weary limbs after the fjif tig Jes of his profession.! (The day ar* rivpd, and the cjhnir was duly offered, It i oon reached What the auctioneer cotisidered its value, arid 'GoWg, going gentlemen, withontianj advance,' sa;d the auctioneer. He w is npt allowed, hp .v.ever, ,tO;sa'y 'gone,', for there, wer4.. t.iv.j rival Jbidders, who kept it 'goimg, bntil the price had reached at least four times its value. The determined oppo- sition of the,1 rivals to each other's bids ffitality and quantitv ofany article to caused considerable jampsement -1 ■" '/r* *'»'"■ iv ^ mr m * pflrh fresh aoivance wos recei veu ,vh,ch ,t w»s. •fixejl-.ui.plie. »| noil iii- & »<•• less sit.kwg that 1... exactness . . he had a good manj old- was ..oty;..ho,o understood^ J |J»J |to.dieposc ot Cawfo^IA Taa»EL-l - •"*». th1 Pa"ie? se™c<l jij;K8V—A<' correspondent: of. the New York.'Times writing jfrom Panjama. gfvea^the*following facts, Which .will interest those' who ^contemplate'! the journey tfii Caiifp.^ta,-yi&-tbe^sthmus: ^.Thfresreover 600 passengers here from the Obio^ iandV; it- is!"ut hunired-from the-Falcon. More has nine tenths.ayer laborers,, and at least iyiany oi ineiu- - ^ Coait in idea that they.can get^^ ^ cffic Company's boats . charge m the -i.Tpnneseee" S250 fOr cabin; afflt $100 m steera"ei; which "pricesi; ifl (?.?'• S &^.i*M^P?ny - can carry here to CallfOtni'a, should always have rit least S175I and then he will not SSythl ^ch left when he ar- feT/sdn Fiafesca, »tor,,ga. w itioie,W ,live; en a:. day two. serviceable-word of advice to^emigr oiay be gathered from this slateme /'; - , ... ei'C i;;. V\'< t-fe : is one to Ihink thati if he mads rtny- fuither adiarice, he should,]irid<fed,j be "paying too dearly for his whistl j," and wisely gaie in, when the auctioneer pronounc- ed the irrevocable word "gone.", The' naneW the purchaser, x,*as requested/. "Dr So-and-so," said the successful competitor for the; "old ltrn chairi'~ •«Vir.hy, bleffs my 4oufl said liis rival, "I lave been bidding;for th;6 sanie.gen- tletian-!^:,-;: This , annpuncemeflt was- rec jived with; shoutsjptJaughteT, as an evi fence that it- is sotnetfmes iriconven- ieni to have too many friends.: Had the doctor- b^en forfunatej enough t» have had but oiie prese it, he would have obtainetf the a'flitcle for less than gaye/for-it. ,- I ■ • ,i. 1 li! fourth of the price h A Spanish'!piriest once exhorting the sole ierstp fight like lions, added in the ardor of enthusiam, 'Reflect, my breth? ten. that whoever !falis'W-dAy;in battle, sups'tO'-hight in Paradis^., -Thunders pf applause fol 1 owed: th (. sentiment.-—■ Thi! fight began, the rankjs wavered. tlo pritst.took to bis heels. vvh'en a soldier, stopping him, referreii to the promised sipper in" Paradise,' /'Tiiue. my^oni-^ true I, but Iney«r eat i«fp|je^Vi' ;; mmm *>.( 'M4 > ill ■m i Ft'i^!.;/ .. / ■; -,r. l||i
|Title||1851-11-12 Fox River Courier|
|Description||November 12, 1851 issue of the Fox River Courier|
|Organization-Subject||Gail Borden Public Library District|
|Publisher||Fox River Courier|
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|Time Period||1850s (1850-1859)|
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The f Fox ^
The Cheapest Con
AT E^GIN, KA
THE CORNER, OF
rs, OVER 6. A. E
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and Business Cards
try Paper in the West.
[fiD WEEKLY , '
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One square or 16 Ifnesor less, one insertion
81 00; each subsequent:/insertion | 25 cents,
For advertising one square 3 months, §3 00
. : i; . . • '«.•«' on<;'y«4r^- ;?6-00
Business cards per yoar,! * * . S3 00
_ JoTimariicnttona j or business letters
.designed for 'the Courier by niail) to receive
must be Post Paid. '•
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
DUS. McCLUHE & VASiEY,
Office at A. C-
v/c. «e cluke, m j). geo. vasey, m. d
c I 'I
the "Western Hotel" bnitdjnfe, West
one door Southi-of ii. O- Gotland's.
• ITCLARK & CO,
dealers itf drv goods, groceresi
faardware, soik.' and cfpeh. leather,
boots vs d shoes," &c.)! ' . *
ELGIN, , ,! ' | j ILLINOIS.
de marcus clare. -
C. H. MORGAN,
Attorney at Law "and Solicitor
B^OSace one door east of the Post Office,
■i fFrom, Arthur's .Horjie Gazette.]
by fajtnt * fales,
A lady, in wply jo a message from her lov-
er, who had been cruelly maimed and disfig
ured, said, "Tell hirff'that while he has bodj
enough to contain hia soul, l am his."
Forsake him ?—while his rqa ily heart
n ^Is Mating in its frame; : i./,::
Disfigured though the mortal part, w ,
. J'U Jov^hiin still the same., -
. The sdoie ? ah no I but bettei, now
Thai'sorrow is his own; ' ,
Since suffering pale 4 his lip and brow,
i> The light from mine hath fiiown.
:L:.i ! lr ' '
for^jake' him ?' Does the lily die •
When lashed the waters crest ?
She ttirns to it her loving eye,
And slips into its breast.
Turn from liiw Does the
The tempest-riven oak
From its broad arms it does cot feretikj-
But gVovyjeih d'efr the stroke.;;; 1
Coma to me love—I'll wipe avjay
The tear mist from thiue eyes;
Of thee J dream/for thee I pray,
i My spirit to thtie flies.
■Coma to Irie love—thou shall forget
TKe strife,the bailie's roll,
Thine, if remains a fragment yet,
To hold tliy, noble spill.
. EDMUND GIFF0RD, I
• Attorney, CJounskllou, and
list door Eai
t of Raymond's Store.
O R WE
ce in Mi C.
second eijory, first entryj No. -2
BRIGHT, i] rrr
Y -A|2V L A W,
Town's Bridk, Building
Aliin 8 r reel.
Also Office ol the El
A. J. WALDRON,
law, lnsorande^i and; gengkal
't . 5 l: Acency
SBCOXn story'j. b. si 1th, i co s-ceice s'cke.
Elgiri. IN in n-Is.
in &■ Genoa Plaiik Iload,
THOMAS KERR, M. D.,
PitYSICIAN and SURGEON.
■ Elgin, Kane 0p., ltt.!No3-i.! "
.'Offi-y [Town's Uni|>n Uall. No. 3.
OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS,
—at! ti1e—— ■... t .-'f
ii. a U 4' ^ • • wJ
Large and small Handbills,Labels. Bills oi
Lading,! Blank Notes and Receipts, Cards,
Notices, Deeds, Blanks of all kinds,
i .-—together with— : ^
. VARIOUS KIN D S OF
WJMsu'Z' I ffiiaiassai®'
not heretofore executed in this part of the
country. . i >i . a
I [T7* ' Blanks 6T£iH" kinds' cons tan-ly on
' 1 • 'V' '
J. B. SMITH & Co, J
Dealers in Shelf Hardware, Farmers' and
- Mechanic's Tools, : Iron, Nails; Steel,
s Stoves, Copper, Bri.annia and Sheet
r Iron vfinrc,. i
Elgin, July. 13,1851.; 1 -
j. e. smith. f t* .charles 8. ctlek*
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