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• S. ARMOR, M. D.
HOMCEOPATHIC • PHYSICIAN,
OFFICE and residence at In. Swartz's, In
Locust street, between Front and Second, direct.
IY *Plaine the Post,Offite. ,
Tr. N. 'NORTH,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW.
Collections, yomptly made, in Lancaster and York
Columbia, May -4,1850.
SAMUEL EVANS, -
TUBTICH OF TFE PEACE. Office in the Odd
Fellow* , Hall, Second Wee, Columbia, Pa.
Columbia, Aagum 25, 1855.
J. E. RACHNIIERG,
A TTORNEY - AT LAW, 'Columbia, Penn's.
Ornc=i it Locust street, doors above Front.
nolutableatlay 15, 1852.
DAV LESIE. BRUNER,J .I'.,
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND CONVEYANAER,
offers his services to the citizens of Columbia,
and warm the n tharbelrillAttendzwitli prooiptittubi
to all business entrusted_ to bit care. Office—Locust
street, between Second and Third. • Reiidence—South
aide Second street, 2nd door below Union.
Columbia. January 13.1855-17
SAIIIIIM. LODGE, :
Corner Front eS• Laciest - att., Columbia, Pa.
Pictures taken for 25 cents
And upward', and sati'lltetion - guaranteed. ,
IG"'No Picture need be lakea:from'tborGallery.
aniegn it is sueh aria reatlrdexired,
Columbia, March 81,1855.
_ _ • _ _ - -
B. P. ,412P0411"4"C0.,
k i lkiiiiaSlON "MERCHANTS. Ia
RECEIVERS OF • •••,
C OA I. A NDa!iptppirlem,
And Deliverers an a'sik t.iiifoitheGilambia and
/In leinstrier d ita•Ps die
DEALERS IN COAL. FLOUR (:RAIN,
WHISKY AND BACON, have just. received a
large lot of Monongahela Rectified Whiskey, trom
Pittsburg, of whi c h they will keep a supply constantly
Am ha tuLavlow prices. Nos. 1,2 toad 6 Canal Basin.
Columbia, January 27.1354.
Pittsburg Glass Ware.
JUST received a large lot of Diamond Glass Ware,
in new and beautiful shapes, which we can sell
cheaper than Philadelphia wholesale prices. Call and
judge for yourselves.
Columbia, March 15,1850.
THE undersigned arc prepared to manful
?lL lure and furnish country merchants, with DAR
IRON, of every /die. and of the hestQuality.
Orders for any size desired, filler; promptly.
SMITH. RICHARDS & CO. ?
Rolling Hill, Columbia.
Creumbin. April 28.11455.-If.
Tjllia WILSON gives this branch of Lusi
.ll. neat particular,attention. As be executes all
',relc in this line himself, It will he warranted equal
b any in the country, and at as low rates.
Thankful for the patronage with which he has al.
rsudy been flavored, he respectfully solicits a con.
knusece of the same. HIRAM WILSON,
Due door alioveJonas Rumple's Hardware Store.
Columbia, Feb. Q 4.1855.
CONSTANTLY on band; an assortment of Ce
dar•Wa re, to which the attention or houeekeep
erateinvited. HENRY PFAHLER.
Columbia, October 29.1853.
LZERGEI FOR SALE.
THE subscriber takes this method to inform
the publie,shat be is prepared to furnish the
BEST'QUitITY OF LIME.
is 9uantities tosoit purchasers, at the shortest notice.
This Lime is particularly adapted for plastering and
white-washing. It will be deliveJr eOdHN if desired.
February 24, 185541 Wrightsville, York county._
JUST RECEIVED, a large and fresh supply
of paints. 0114, dye Meals burning fluid, pine oil,
dt.„ and locale at the lowest price. by
March " -SA MI, FILBERT.
AMONfiIIeMINON'S Fitt of Periodicals will
be (mind Harp er ' s ,Putnam's,Grahanes.Godey's
Arthur's, Peterson 's and Blackarood's tuagazinesi
Ballou's and Leslie'. Pictorials; New York - Ledger.
Flag of Our Ustion..Troe Vag, Waverly,And all the
popular newspapers published in the United States.
Columbia. March 29, 1856.
TEST RECEIVED, a large and new supply of
• Brushes, and Combs, of all kinds mid 'ivies
For gale by_ • RAWL FILBERT.
March 29.186 G.
A LCSIMIL'aud Burning Fluid, always on
1..1_ band, at the lowest prices, at the Family Medicine
Store, Odd Fellows' Hall.
February 2, 1656.
AYER'S CHERRY PECTORAL.
O: come from the village, the mountain. and glen,
Ye sickly and ailing, both women and men•
No longer let gloom shroud your comfort and lotting.
For Ayer has a mixture that beats all •The Books!'
linfortunate.creatures. and vie tints to pain!
Look forward, and hope yet for good health again;
Consumptive diseases must yield and be off,
The Pectoral cures every kind of& cough,
Pneumonia and phthisit! and asthma and told, -
Succumb to Its virtues like misers to gold:
lt gives to the Wasted the rose of good health,
Of value far greater than rivers of wealth.
Delay note moment, but hasten and try
This weaderfr.l cure, ere von languialiand die;
For all can obtain ft, the price is so email.
. A blessing designed for the poor—and , for all.
;Received a large and fresh supply from the manu
factory, and for aide wholesale and retail; by the an.
dersigned sole AgenfforColumbia.
BAN UM. 'FILBERT.
Golden Mortar Drag and Chemical Store, Front pt.,
Colombia, Pa. treb. 43.1850.
111111 k TlONPSOrtinitly celebrated Com
mercial and other Gold Pane--the best in the
market —jam received. - P. IMAGINE&
Columbia, April 43. 1866.
Wirrabotdd soy person do witkoot a Clock,
wheathotre.au -be had for 111./t0 and apwards.
Columbia, Ar 9.99,055.
SAPONEFIKI, or Concentrated' Lyo, for ma
king Soap. Stab . ittaulSeient wr one barrel a
Soft Soap, or Ford Soap. Fall,ditwe
lion% will be given outbid Caroler for nisklair Sally
klard and Piney' Soaps. For gala b
Colombia, Ihurah 31,1815.
TERI Cherry Pectoral and Cathartic
Pill..—Re have jest received • fro*.Popply
ireet from lb• araridecturer., Call et the Family
Medicine More, and procure the genuine article-
Columbia, October 20,1555.
9 1 W0 RIVER LOTS, -nearly opposite the
Wu shiugion House, In the borough of Columbia
—one fronting on the Susquehanea River 304 'feet,
end extending in depth t. 89 feet, to the track it the
Columbia end Philadelphia Railroad, the other front
ing on the river.% feet 6 inches, end extending in
depth same as above. There lea railroad track which
extends the whole depth of this lot. These lots are
well ,wharfed. For terms enquire of
F. S. RLETZ,
Feb. Si. 1956.-tf or R. HAMILTON.
- For Rent or Bale.
EV.EIQ.L. Houses in ditleraut parts of the
inkS . Borongh for rent OT sale.
Columbia, fan. 5, IFSO. tf. W.I. WHIPPER.
VALIIIIIA TOWN PROPERTY
AT PRIVATE SALE.
THE - - iaburibers offer for sale three
FRAME DWELLING HOUSES, shunted
on [llion street, between Fourth -and Filth streets.
These houses are new and convenient, and will be
sold on easy terms, For particulars. apply to
Columbia, October 20.1811.11.
A, BASEMENT 8008, suitable for an M
ia A _ Oyster and E.ating Saloon, Pitun t ed on
Front street, between Walnut and the Columbia
Bridge. For term*, &c.. apply to
J. W. SHUMAN.
Columbia, November 18.104.22.1684-.*
ANAN LMERICIN OR-GERMAN GIRL, about 11
n good years h o o li e to . T b l e o ro tt n e
clotting. .she j, 111
at Lis office. it'eb.cll:l,4o.T.
TWENTY SHARES; OR COLIMBIL BARK
x s.rocK.. Enquire ul tlu:g office.
- Jsaulary.l9.lBslr-tf •
— SPBX G . 185 s.
POVISPIEEEPIeirii • EMPORIUM.
GIW openiarof NSW GOODS •at -Carpet
Hall, corner o Locust and Front streets.
We are o nor opening a large . aut , l„extensive, assort
GLASSES. 111.TRESSES,4FLQORMIL •
,CLOTLIS LiRUGG MATS -
Manufactiweil expressly for spring sales, and to w net;
the special attention of Housekeepers is invited, as we
are determined to offer them bargains.
LINDSAY & JACKSON.
7H. SHEPARD would respectfully inform
the citizens of Colombia and vicinity, that he has
effected an agency with the
Philadelphia Piano Porte Manufacturing
whose Pianos for superior tone, 011151 1 / 4 and durability,
have for years stood unrivalled.
lie is prepared to deliver them here at the lowest city
prices. snip would most respeetftilly solicit the patronage
of such as wish to procure a good and substantial in
A specimen of the above mentioned instrument may
be seen by calling at hilt music room, east corner of
Front and Locust streets, Columbia.
February 2,1856 L
11. C. FONDERSNLITLI
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. The under
-4,m invite the attention of the public to their
extennive Stock of CIGARS, of all kinds, which theyoder
at prices cheaper Man ever sold in Mis town before.
Also, just received a fresh supply of FAMILY GRO
CERIES. lIRGMAId & FRITSCH,
Corner of Locust and Third strata'.
Ceumbia, February - 2, ipsB.
WHOLESALE and Retail Bread and Cake
Baker.—Constantly on hand a variety of rakes,
too numerous to mention: Crackers; Soda, Wine, Scroll,
and Sugar Biscuit; Confectionery, of every description,
&c, ere. LOCUST STREET,
Feb. `2,'50.. Between the Bank and Franklin House.
OVCCESI , OS. TO X INC & MOOROTADO
COMMISSION Merchant for the sale of PIG
21b7TAL. AND IDAIOSIS, No. 27, Wood Street,
John Graham,Esq, Prr•tdent Hank, Pittsburg;
E. D. Jones, Es' rt.. Cashier Citizens , Deposit Dank,
O.& J. H. Sheenberger, Iron Merchants, Pinabtr.g
Colman. liailman do Co ,IVlerchanio, Pittsburg.
Norenz. Stewart Sc Co . Merchanta,Pntaburg,
Muarelman & Wanr,lllarienu,ra.
11. SIIIIPAILD would Inform the eitlim
of Columbia, that he is now prepared to give
nstructions in Vocal and Instrumental music to
INDIVIDUALS,QUARTETTS & CLASSES.
Special attention given to timing and repairing Pi
anos and other instruments.
May be found at any hour of the day at the Music
Room adjoining the Ambrotype warns .4' SHEPARD
& CO.. corner of Front and Locust streets.
FAMILY 00AL AND WOOD YARD.
THE undersign..d has constantly on hand
j.. the best qualities of Baltimore Company. Dia
mond and Black Diamond, sunbury,Millersbarg, and
LUMP, EGG, STOVE AND NUT COAL.
All coal weighed and warranted to give satisfaction.
Also, by the car and cargo, best quality Biturninocs
coal. for blacksmithing.
Pitighurg Can Coal orehand.
- liiekory and Oak Wood always on hand.
Columbia. October 6. J. 0. HESS .
'on the bank attic Del
,of the Joseph .Bona.
Id between New York
tared. with full colle
as on those who com
study. Entire cape*.
the collegiate course,
i.e. per' year. Qrna
, received at any time
tees April 110th. '
sicey, Columbia, Pa.,
Me, Lancaster, Pa,
1 1 011LAZINT-
TTwo -Story Erick Hoare on..Seeond
A. street, between Walnut and Locust, next
the Lutheran Church. it ban Gas alt through
it, and a large since, which would afiswer for almost
nn .public - business.-
Lnquire of A. GOIIN.
Columbia.' March 8-tf -"'s
Columbia, February Zl, 1850
GEORGE J. SMITU,
ANOTOER large arrival of BOOTS, SHOES,
&e. The .sloserilxr has again received. direr
from Philadelphia manufacturers, a beantifol assort
ment er (Jam", Ladies', Boys" and Hisses', Boots,
Shoes and :flippers.
Among which may be found a hill and large assort.
meet of De Haven's Ladies Gaiters and Velvet Slip.
pers. • -
large and Ix-amine assextusent of Gent's, Laurier
and Alines' gum shoes.
'We do not think it neeessary to enumerate all the
different styles of work always to be Anted at our es.
tabriskment. CALL AND STE, emery -variety, from
the pretty little shoe for the infant, to the elegantly
finished gaiter Cm the May and the splendid hoot for
tbegut. at Phila. CASH PRICES.
Please remember that antler wort is ac
t Philadelphia exprosidy for our sales, and is
of the ben material s ad workmanship and is 'war
ranted as such. ciraus
Locust Street:4 doves beLowTown Hall.
Columbia, Feh.lo DM.
TSundersigned has: inst. indeed -a large
, fresh supply 0fF.1110,91919, for the teal
et,seelt as elevate, ambrosial, homey, rear; , yam,
enretalixte Ws, thegemerbevertilte and meotfloPeato
Me, and • dee it barge 1111,01rPaent of`
Serrh 19, 1956.
TtItILLIANTS! BELLI/UM imbed
onetime of white French hdliuttte. card wide,
at 11l cents, worth '25 cents. can and see them at'
March 49, Cheep Cash altote.
4 - ;
- t tr.
Bob, by Fortune—fickle judo—.
4311shted, felt the want of ifolk,
Stob, the booby, woakwrukralfb
fteveliPmid his hoards untold.
"Bob, with not a CUM. lay' own - ,
"As onewho wentto pleasant dreams?
Gave his soul u sunny youth
Gives his bark to'rippling streams.
Which would'st thou the rather be,
In the hour when friends are vain— • "
Snob, the millionaire, or one
Who lived and gave no inortal.pain?
Found dead—dead'and alone;
There was nobody near, nobody near,
When the outcast died on his pillow of stone—
No mother, no brother, no sister dear,
Not a - friendly voice to•soothe or cheer,
Not a watching eye, or a pitying tear.
Found dead—dead and alone,
In the roofless street, on a pillow of stone.
soita . arid . pliOK•tylifol?
thing he 7 "'
says pr .s. oe!. , fti
prosodic - of i staiii HO'
of oiciicy - iOnei'olliaciir
tetiis for the grtire pro,
iiniolda - r civ
- . - allookiog
Found dead—yet Ma alone.
..a.lettttMlVj a&tiagarifebnittaßgers"l 143444 r
. _ 7-I'.art
Many a weary day went by,
While wretched and worn he begged for bread,
Tired of life, and longing to lie "=
Peacefully down with the tired:dead.,
Hunger and cold, and scorn atid,pain,
This %cp. : ll*d his form and settredbis brain,
Till at last on bed of frozen ground, - ' '
With a pillo;.v of stone was the outeatit fontrit ,, '
POund dead—deCil and alone •'
On a pillow of some inthe.roolless
Nobody beard his last faint moon,
Or knew when his sad heart ceased to beat.
No miimararlingered isitblears or sighs; - •
,But,the stars tookedvdown with pitying eyes,
And the chill winds paced with a wailing sound
O'er the lonely spot whereia. form . was found. "
And find a home for the omeless ere.
One, when every human door
Is closed to his children scorned and poor,
Who opens the henvenly portals wide;
All! God was near when the outcast died.
Bistr Haut ouo.
I was struck with an observation made
by a blind negro, yesterday.—l was sitting
with 'a companion in his sanctum, when
the old man entered,led by a little boy.—
My friend was evidently in a bad humor,
for he saluted him as he was entering, with
"hollow, you're in the wrong door."
The poor beggar, as he turned away,
touching his hat with great respect, said in
a tone of resignation, which I believe was
sincere—"l'll die one of these days; then rn
get in at the right door."
Tupper—nest to Soldmon in proverbial
"Never giro up--it is wiser and better
Always to hope, than once to despair„
and when this is felt in the heart, a sweet hope
it is to acknowledge; a glorious assurance,
when the soul can repose in confidence on
an admission through the right door--thicee
lestial gates—after this mortal has put on im
mortality. This hope will enable , the
weary of this world's strife and trouble, to
live through the "fitful fever" here,
"Although the vine is fruit deny,
The budding fig-tree droop and die—
No oil thC olive yield"
the wounded in heart; the peniecuted and
abused; the humble, modest, unappreciated;
the poor—those that "ye have with you' *al-
Ways;" the "poor in spirit," whom the' Savr
for bath blessed, may uplift their gaze to
heaven with glad smiles to "the door," de
scribed by Milton:
Heaven opened Wide
Her ever-dining gates, harmonious sotmds
On golden hinges turning."
"Then I'll get in at the right door."—l'd
rather have this assurance than all the
wealth the world can give—all its joy, hon
or and renown; rather this belief, than be
the idol of a crowd, the *gazed . upon by the
multitude, or the hero of an age. With the
poor beggar's words engraved upon my
heart and part and parcel of it, ;could death
have any terrors? Would it not be haled
as a relief from toil and trouble, sin and
misery? (the accompaniments of social com
munication with the world—the natural ef
fects on all vile Mizigle with it.) The right
door is the •Szrzorra, the — onlf entranoe
through fins said-7 Come unto-me
all ye that labor and are heavy laden . ; and I
will give you rest"
The purest springs of water ,iTiletimes
gash through th e
_.4 1 .4 51 . granites • so , tresn
erFeee, sullen "QS.; it may b e,rhS4ened
oidY the feelittneefe .
which - It pours. ...„ 6 ," ; 0.,0rt
To know that on this eartritgani
who loves you fondly, purely and -sleepily
, ".NO ENTERTAIN/ ENT IS; SO ZIIILP:,,,AF
A CHOICE. • .
Everybody sinned on Snob,
Though a fool from toe to brain,
Passing Bob with lifted'brow, -
Treating him with cold disdain.
Snob was feted, Snob vilus praised;'"
Cringing direrers lined his path,' - -
Prised his friendship,fearld his frown ' ,
Shrunk, Ltke cravens, from his wrath..
Bob went on in doing well,
heeding not earth's pinning eaten,
Longtang lightly when he Oniegin
Of hlidat' - wealth and-asses` eana
Snob, like liaman. when be looked
Upon the siiir-neek'd Mordecai,
Baird with lege, and swore to,crusb
Bob, ea boys do bugs in play.
Death, at hut came stalking by,
Seeking for his dues from earth,
Snob shrank eowiing to his rug,
Dead to wealth bnd wanting worth
For the Columbia Spy
at Br COOSIN 808
is-a most- exalted'-plentinre ;
orie,tt* - 11irongholit:f
through ' 0rr 3 41 4 :90 ,
fnl. - When onelhedie
thislowerworld - kissed a
“Thiouth the furnace tinidniel
And shield thee and gategihee;
synonymous with litc,4
every one ,who jnts bet
tender (2) , ru1ee401.4f
than thepboye B Pf:ci;je. ,
can tell him he wilLhay
dispose oflis effusion! ,
a.-greatTity his father
at home. If he- "felf
sWain," his - progeiiit§l
,hetterat the earre;-,t r e •
swains could phave-been,
dent quairtitiesiytluni at ,
and other • diaigeeoriti*
race. I have always tt
hadn't a proper code of •
ment of hiirAiiirilielAd
sileecit 'would not, , althom
lasted. • .- ,
ecdoto of old Peter Cartwright, 'a - noiet.
Methodist preacher; which Illustiatei this
While he was pfeaching, years ago, Gen
eral Jackson - entered the chiirch, when a
pastor, seated in the pulpit, gaVe his "brother
Cartwright" a nudge, and whispered that the
old hero had just gime in, as much as to ad
vise, "Now be particular in what you saY:"
But Peter, to the astonishment of every one,
exclaimed: "Who cares for General 44-
son? He'll go to hell as soon as anybody, if
he doesn't repent!"
When the sermon—a• home-made one—
was ended: a friend asked the General what
he thoUght of that rough old fellow, and re
ceived for an answer, "Sir, give me twenty
thousand such men and I'll whip the world,
including the devil."
The same paper from which we clipped
this anecdote, (the - Western Christian .Adca
cafe,) has also twO'or three other paragraPhs
that wo are tempted to quote as ,amusiUg .
and racy specimens of-we,stern writing. To
fully appeciate the following description, it
must be understoodlhat it is a portraiture
of a Methodist clergyman, drawn by a
brother parson. The sketcher is Rev. J. L.
Crane, and his subject or rather victim, is
the editor of a • Methodist paper published
Now for.tho portrait: • .
In personal appearance, brother Watson
is without comelinesi of - form or visage.. He
looks pale, wan and ghostly, as if he had
been long troubled with thceverpday ague,
and could only make a Speech under the in
fluence of fever. We learn that ho is great
ly afflicted with the asthma.; 41s, looks as
if he had taken patent medicines enough•to
ruin the constitution ola horse. • Ile looks
like w mountain: torrent ths:Ch'ad"rup
through a soil of white clay. and alwnt
to dry up, yet was determined to leaP; and
bound, and make music for the world till
the last drop was exhausted.: As to flesh,
he has as near to none at all asprOrtilleto
the lot of a walking frame of bonei. *hen
he opens his mouth you are reminded of the
lifting up of the lid of an old-fashioned 'cof
fee pot. His • gestures are made 'with
about as much ease and grace asthe tio*e
meats of a loose suit of clothes,,erriningin
the wind on en awning post, before a cloth
ing store. •
Is not that painting with
. .a brush
and strong colors? Bat the ghostly orator
opens his .'coffeepot nada-lariat -hear
the result. if some of bathe"; Ciane'ti'llg
ures-are.co`t quite as original ise thit'aris
forcible, we are no judge of such matters:
_ "We hurry to listen to'brodier - Witsotes
speech. We shall not attem_pt
his two, hours' talk, Wemight as well: man
dertake a synopsis-of the woTkinge oft4s3o.
corneas - 15 ender full freed; erViye..t.lifm
det; splitting into fiat niintit,' "nqd
bealeiglgs of a rummy comer,; , iwiamb.'
' B *
, oitifieiiragitatfr skirSAMA•tik‘iliteli
"His speech was a herteicied °dub ices-
TZASITRE' SO tASTIVO.""f-j
bination of logic and eloquence, history and
Poetry, dignified sense and classic quota
tiens;" sparkles of wit and Eames of sarcasm,
Cri - tensii-d experience and'theological know
ledge, startling- figures and gorgeous- lan
guage—all combined to give an exaggerated
importance to Biblical institutes. Melt one
of these kind of speakers that•hhvays talk
thing tip so high that cool calculation is
ready to doubt whether it is able to stand
up - there. 4-- His thoughts are so strongly
stimulated that common men can drink in
but little at a time. Be wouldle a perfect
and instantaneous pain-killer for all theo
logical and intellectual disease, but one
with a common taste is a little afraid that one
of-his full (loses would kill pain and patient
both.• When• he grasps at any subjodt he
never lets go till it is dead, or landed in the
region of the ever living. When he mounts
it'hobby—and he is ono of the Men that
does that—he lets the fall stream of his in
telleetual glue into' his seat and is there
fastened, shuts his ears- to' all• other calls
and his - eyes to surrounding - objects, and
drives on furiously, the rider'and•the ridden
cell into the ditch, or reach the goal in tri
,t • ts
If ill natured and ill mannered oPpOsition
is to be , Overcome, or a public offender is to
be shamed into it knot-hole, your backwoods
orAtovAs just the man for the emergency.—
You may be sure that, he Will waste no
breath in palavering around the disagrees . -
tie subject hi has to handle. Ire does not
blunt the keen edge of his rebuke , by
petty Chesterfielditua artifice,„ nor does he
stopto'.perfurne the. scathing words that
leap forth from his lips:
.„ ,71:e rifle is quietly
leTelfed,,and the ball flies unerringly to its
mark: It is the work of an instant, and is
dlint - ;irithout ceremony or bluster—but it is
done effectually. ifere_ is an illustarticiia, for
ivtlich,"we are indebted to Another Methodist
which:it is contri,-
bAted,by i .s.westein correspondent: , -
:4; I . l,9llclactirdA owe:whop, stop the cower-
Bacti9lk efseme young- ladies.very:suddenly.
‘7ol:PreaoltiAg,Andmatt, , in the _midst of
an,ezeititigpassaged , f;lfictleep,,harsh voice,
311 , NerAelking r akeg,theItearts of his..andi
liglAnqe s •ewfut i on;
,;',./49 , 4 2 v 3 4thcs..ectWelIgioxiOinaFr'hifileYis'
fia 4 4t44► g4kArtki WAstrgoizirok 4) --4 114018 '
pointing his forefinger into their tetras; lie
sternly and loudly said—'girls behaihyour
selves.' The occasion was one of deep so
lemnity. All folt-the rebuke to liejust, and
the poor girls wiltettunder TheY blushed—
shrunk away, and when I saw theriTahes
again, they were moistened with toars. Af
ter all; there is no manner of reproof BO ef
fective or powerful as the direct."
We must make - room for one more :moo
dote fiom the - same writer. The•bold - and
stern mien of the preacher above alluded to,
finds a happy contrast in the wit'sina tadfof
the one we are abeilt to introduce:
"Weremember to haVe heard of tkpreacher
now residing in Illinois, who once brOught
the hats off a crowd as follows: At a,earei
nreting in Indiana, where a large congre
gation had gathered, some were disposed to
keep their" hats on in the time of divine ser
vice. This brother attempted to. get allhats
off, but failed by singly asking them to take
them off. A gang of' rowdies seemed re
solved to keep their hats on, and stay in the .
congregation, when the preacher said: ' There
are different customs existing among the peo
ple of our country in reference to wearing
their hilts. Some wear their hats in pub
lic congregations and some -do:not. It is
proper for every one to conform to the cus
toms of the people-with whom they worship.
Nevertheless, if educatlin, or the afflicting
circumstances ofany, should require them
to wear their hats, we have no objections.'
Here a few hats came. off. 'The Quakers,
continued the preacher, 'we 'believe, wear
their hats everywhere;' (then some more hats
disappeared, for the rowdies hated the Qua
kers,) there is an afflicting disease prevalent
in su.me parts of the West, known by the
name orthe , seald heed, '(here- nearly all
caputs were uncovered, • a few rakes only
stmulistg the .re.) Some in this congrega
tion may have the scald head; but I will not
presume that any one is so impolite as to
wiantis hat without& *toed reason during
the services' (here some put- their hands up
to their hats.) So my friends you may con
clude that - every one who wears his hat
while we are preaching is a Quaker or has
the scald bead."
Every hat was off; arid the tinkled congre
gation listened' with uncovered brood) to the
word oflife.—N. F.. FaiSer.
M. Charles a poor author, living
irrthe.outakirte of Paris, had owing to him
a•debt.tinve hundred and twenty francs,
which4enever expected to get, no long bad
*beep due. and so often had.lie applie4 , in
finding himself entirely without
money, a-situation by no means uncommon
among authors, he resolved to Ary the DOD
psykis Oebtor,once more.
What was his amusement and delight,
arlita , a mete of five:hundred-francs and a
throaty-franc. piece weroplaotd in his hand&
anribialuhr , providenos, he
pisse, sad ter
tic hisgiatitude to taimute by giving it- in.
alms-on Otis wad bade.
- OLD DOG 'IILiY
$1,50 PER YEASEV ADVANCE, *2,00 EFITOT
Placing the notein - hie pocket book, be
fulfilled his very benevolent anti no
beggar applied in vain to Bins .during hie
As be drew near home, a wretched little
dog came to him, and besoUght his attention
to his starving condition. • At any - other
time he might have rudely driven it away,
but this -evening his heart,ivas open, and he
concluded to take the poor brute with .
True, his wife hated dogs, but, he trusted-to
his good fortune to soften her heart, as it
It was quite dark when he reached home,
and he entered-the house with the doKelose
to his heels.
"What is that?" cried the lady,. pre
paring to drive the intruder out-of n
"Only a poor little dog I have made bold
to bring home with me.. But listen, wife, to
my good fortune."
. As-he related the story, the-good lady be
came mollified, and the little dog wasalmost
"See, here is- the money, safe in my
pocket-book," concluded the husband, put
ing-his band in his• pocket to furnish the
proof of his story.
But no - pocket=book was there! It was
gone! And despair seized the poor author's
heart. - - • ' '
Rage again roso in the good will), and the
dog was an admirable scapegoat.-' Seising
a stick— • - • : .
"Got out of my house!" she cricd.----"Beit
for attendingtdyeu.that stupid man would
not have lost his money."
But tho dog would not niece; and .cower
ad closer to the feerof his - friend"- who hid
not now the henit to savehirk So, lifting
him in hirisrmi, - the angiy lady prepared
forcibly to - eject him, when: lorthere, - tightly
grasped in his mouth; iris the miesingpock=
et-book which the obscurity had' prevented
their seeing !Afore.- Itrhal - ->fallen• thrOngh
is-rent in - the sran's 4 fxreketi'andthe -grate
ful - creature-had picked it up and kept . it
safely till discovered.' ' '"'
, at this day, no' main '
1 6, 41 . 4L1 ‘,MaNkilliKett,
ar , 44:l 4 s 9 *Mal*As,-.-
er regioacrgiue Oreeki _
he as lavited to.deliver a. disomimuvn-,
ingatateuldieliool house. The,gawmt . ,a..l-:
ways,rCedy to attend to an inv4poo a
kind, :IWO' he was , to p reach to;
lumbermen, lie was doubly
readily assented . The evening for the en
gagement soon arrived, and on repairing to
the school house he found a large audience :
already assembled. - I
The service was opened in the usual manner
and the parson was . very eloquent, and
dwelt for some time upon the necessity.of
speedy repebtance on the part of the singer
if wished to enjoy salvation. Nothing
unusual occurred till *near the close of the
exercises, when he observisi i irotlier . Clark,
(the same man who had the adventaire with
the bear in Potter County, recently) seated '
near a sturdy Vermonter, clad in a red
shirt, furiously chewing an enormous quid
of tobacco, and squirting the juice all around
until the floor was completely flooded. Im
mediately on this discovery, the idea—some
may calljt wicked—entered his head to per
petrate 'a joke on Brother Clarke, and be
called on him to close the meeting with
prayer, knowing very well that he Would i
be compelled to kneeldown in the sea of tobae
cojuice. De looked around mournfully for a
moment, but there was no other alternative,
and then slowly unfolded his clean handker
chief, placed it under his knees, end then '
offered up a prayer remarkable for its brev
ity. During its delivery, the parson was
quietly watching him from bellihd-the desk,
and smiling at the joke.
After themeeting was dismissed, and they
were passing out, Parson Bacon sidled upto
Brother Clarke and innocently observed:
"It is too bad that these dirty fellows
shottld , come here and squirt - their tobacco
juice around in such a vulgar manner, sna
king it impossible for the sisters to pis;
out without spoiling their dresses." '
"Yes," replied Brother Clarke in apiti
ful tone, "it is indeed ridiculous. Janet look
how my pocket handixrchief is ruined!" at
the same time drawing, it from his pocket
empletely saturated with the tllthyfluid.
The Parson was one ahead this time, and
was obligod to turn -aside and enjoy a sly
laugh at the expense of iirother Clarke.—
He ie more careful where he site in meeting
: : •
The folldwing is the most graphic delinea
tion of the miseries and effects of interopsr.
mum that pro hare ever seen:
And yet its march ofruin is onward AM
It reaches abroadinothere,invades
fly and social circles and' spreads wee , Ind
1101 TOR all around. It cats atoms jolter in
its vigor, manhood in its strengtkend age in.
its weakness. Ithreals the father's heat,
bereaves She deafen- telethon- estiniptishaS
nataral viteetioxy *ism eadisgal love,
ourBgalaetatiniteek - bligbervizental flops.'
4eilleriageaomiremotaelag she ifteenmar tot
the lost& itetaseed
strtingtl4 ittiekneW, itar heakkr - ••
[WHOLE 'NUMBER; 1;3t4-.-wr -
life. It makes wives widows,-obildranos.'
Ohne; 'fathers fiends, and rill- of *inn' -•
pran'and - beggars. It liaßit'friviti*stfiedw , f
rlicumatisnis, nurses govt; vvelcceisceepideni.
let; invites cholera, imparts pestilence, and •
embracee'consumptions. it covers theaand
with idleness, poverty disease and crimes
It fills your jails, supplies your alms-houses,
and demands your-asylums.• It eisgendirrs
controversies, fosters quarrels, andeheriShes
riots. " It contemns law, spurns ordirrand
loins mobs. It crowds your-penitent:Ma*
and furnishes the victims foryouricaffoldi:
It is the life-blood of the gambler, the'ail
ment of the counterfeiter, the prop Of the
highwayman, and the support- of the mid.
It countenances the liar, respects the
thief, and esteems the blasphemer. 'lt-viol
lates obligation, reverences fraud, andhonors
infamy. • It defames bonevolenee,hateshive;
scorns virtue and slanders innocence. A-It
irsiites the father to butcher his offspring;
helps the husband to massacre his wife, and
aids the ehild-to gr:nd his parricidal .axe:-;
It burns up man, consumes womara-,detests
life, curses God, and despises heaven.;..
It suborns witnesses, nurses-penury, deo
files the jury -box, and stains the judicial er
mine. It bribes votes; disqualifies - voters,
corrupts elections, pollutes • our institution*
and endangers our government. It degrades
the citizen, debases the legislator, dishonors
the statesman, and disarms the patriot. -
brings shame, not honor; -terror, not-safoty;
despair, not hope; misery, not happiness.
And now, - as -with the malevolence - of a
fiend, it calmly surveys its frightful desola
tion* and insatiate with havoc;-it pais' ems
felicity, bibs peace, ruins Mortals,. ,
confidence, slays reputation, andqvipes out
national honor, then ormes• the world; and
laughs at its ruin. t.,
THE:FIRST ; GRIM 11111; ,J
geie it ilb-.,, , wee-b4oPtI 6 #IOFM,Y*
on its slender form linn g is.a,:inbr4se .
weight to &IF' lmvl.lAttPiot4F*.,Ws4,.llA;t4
mind with n n plea,sof Mimpfut 44; . #14 ,
itio`oaral. ***l: are itii#ol%*Palla
;ituiiiiuolia:iroisua* : .4***4l#4 .11?
iiig g ii44 ..4..*l ti ru . 0044y.4112M
race:int - lU* f:attrlltgateh It
Wn. . —.,.**kcsi. t, -r - - -
auee.. It tells of ou - r - Coll s ige days; svberi wi
labored,ppAe hill of knowledge r tmd stfak.
gled hard fur the
~tnark of its first "honors;
"days efts:lll'4e friendships which , w we tbougkt
ere endless,s some of which are so,
others,are ended., by negleep, as t at . ho:
Object passing :below ot/a, • frien4sl4p'4l„in , -
- temPerance and' disgrace .
s it...tells ,af:tio32
ho o d's love, as 'true, perhaps , .„
not so' itable;.. of our youthful rna illood!s
lore. wlieb We ;admired the objact,of,:cts:
fection as a pure, ihaltfisbeing;:rt 44 4],sus
angel of perfectiOn sent triesiVi,apriiiily
to nittko"us hapiky;bat;'ildia; it 7raii‘i.o:Ap
sire fancy, and not* is Past. "'tete:tat:ea . :.
appointed hopes and aspirations of youth,
when, indeed, "hope told afiatteilnetffe,"
prbmising wealth and fiiine. " 'tell:111f
many a misspent hour, of suildeeelisift
brings the blush of shame • to the - cheer%
think of. It reminds ne'a't' our grai=l"kAifti•`t4l
father, when first the'froSt of age begin' to
settle on his manly head, and rernindili
that, like him, we soon must totteiwitligt,
or lie low in death. frreminds ns of 'that
gray-haired mother, whose life ha.s been
continual sacrifice to our comfort, too often
repaid by unkindness - . It reminds_ug . that
we are passing away, entriOati'rnuit be en
gotten. Much more it tells us east it s oi
profitable for reproofefor edification, ead:ftir
bettering the heart.
A RELIGION OF MIZE 'TANIXT,
There is a class of rinds thiteonte* ..11jte
religion chiefly . as a matter of taste. Dail,.
cal an 1 imp:inure, they see • evegthing
through the golden haze of fancy-13ov
talk' much of the religions "smitimetiti and
appeal to the feeling Of morarbeanty as Elie
ersuasive to virtue. We confeeith eAterin
1 o p f their writings, and often linseromr they
pages. Itut i atler all, what doweitial
their brilliant' rhapsodies?, It is :th e
of poetry, which silvers the tread Witli*olia
light, beautiful, but ' cold.. Stich reveiles
may fascinate the mind in its dretunynopoda;
but they cannot coupler the storm/ poi
nor subdue the terrific depravityntii4
soul. It is astonishing how little p.
power a religion has which depends . ton t
on painting, and music, and - ca ,
Sentiments of - beauty bare their plied
worship of God. They may attract - hi e
porch of the temple, but when we enter and
become really interested, thee. liffi,Weno
dons give place to deeper fen.4 , 4lbets
we are not merely - cre?trutment . tothrtidt
guilty and wretched
' for mere:yawl salvation, Ws - .thimein
be really pamerfni voe, does - - ntetraosah
these mighty chords of thtrlnasantoul"lik•
man ever prattled widitrotirelhet ilsottid
not feel thaa religion:icor leseedflog sift
thin beautiful, and - that ism,llho -
a theatre' for. actin' g, its Ihrthe Akaliesibf
sense billitV- No•unateamptatiskidartoatir
who 4ots aatteattiattatioteitaiiii
bly salmon that it 'is trtactiditiaV i t
nityrentl-'sad and toislie .
lotto thstritotnief ist '
the ficalties of" min
station to thtinoniietiollt
ittgetiitleetthato Me IdekNersth
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