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This life of ours is liko tlio flow
Of musio through lh nir,
Which liriatlioi of liniincea or woe,
Of rmiliilenee or enro ;
Tho Handing nolo, tbrnueh phnnpoful yean,
Fwoll with a vnrvinc no,
And trembling oft iu stniloa aud uar
Mako melody or moan.
To chords wHhlu each human Hfo
Attunes its anwcrit.r lay,
As o'er tin world's difturhiiig atrifo
OurheBrt-nonK float awny ;
Joy's trilling tiu, on soaring wings,
Hie warblinc to tlio fun.
While the sad strains which sorrow sinpi
Through minor measures ruu.
6omotimes tho Rcntlo murmers go
In quiot humble song,
As where the stream's mellifluous flow
Bounds peacefully along j
Sometimes tho music rises high,
Mujeslio and profound,
Aud roils bonoiitu the echoing sky
la tones of lofty sound.
The universe with natal songs, '
Thrilled through its last oxpans.
And still tho melody prolongs
While listening years advance;
One choral chord combines tho strains
In firm yet sweet control.
As b'er those star-illumined plains
The heavenly pa-ans roll.
Earth-songs, though varied, all will float
Kcsponsivo to the skies,
If but one deep resolving uote
Their music underlies!
Oft in this harmony sublime
Strains loud aud lowly bend,
And in tiC irding tune and tim
Alas! that o'er this concord fair
Some jarring sounds we hear.
Disturbing all the vocal air,
And every tuneful ear ;
Our songs, imperfect, yield too oft
Notts of discordant strain,
Which, 'mid their cadence so soft,
Wako interludes of pain.
Kolicn tones, whose inurmcring plains
Come sighing from their strings.
Breaths loumU symphnnioiis in the strains
Which nature's anthem rimre ;
Kor should we mourn though sad and low
Our life-long songs arisr-,
So they but move, through all their flow
In concert with the skies.
A lute Parisian newspaper tells the fol-
lowing story or n wealthy Englishman i,
who may constantly bo seen ot the Grand
0;er, and the Italian Opera, nnd who en-:,
joys o reputation, not only for music but
as being a great amateur of painting.
How tno repu-aiion was ucqmreu, yuu
will presently seo.
Ho was one of those Kedouin English
men, who live alternately in tho Euro-
pean capitals, except when they are on an
occasional jaunt to Egypt, or to China, or
to India, or the Holy Land. Ho never
traveled olonc ; his wife was with him
his boni fide wife for, notwithstanding
his errant life, "so apt to weaken one's
morals," he had all the English respect
for the sex, and a true Englishman's love
for his wik She was a beautiful worn
an, one or those keep sake beauties, that
once seen, make a man dream forever.
Her social success wis very great in a.l
tho cities they visited.
In Romo, after being married somo years,
they became acquainted with a German
artist, of a good reputation, who, to his
art, joined the learning of a P.enedicline,
and knew the city of Rome as well as
WinUIemann orNisconti. The German
volunteered to be their cicerone in iho
Eternal City they gladly accepted the
oiTer. Many were ihe hours they passed
in the museum of the capital, in tho Vn.
linn n in St Peier's. and ill tho delightful
excursions they made in tho environs of
Rm0- . . u .i -
This artist became in love with the
English lady ; she reciprocated his nfloc
tion Tho husband was a long time in
seeing the Main upon his honor. Sev-
era! months passed oway before he pprceiv.
ed it, for he was very much pleased with
the artist, and they had lonp bsea on the
most intimate footing. Although stung
to the quick by such Inso faithlessness
j u;iniinn of tho laws of hospi-
.-,i r-innrkhin. ho said nothing ,
ZJisc lie was nevertheless
determined upon a complete reng.-, r
ho appealed to cooler rcflcct.on to furnish
a suitable punishment, as the passions are
bad counsellors. ,
Ho lea Italy, and retired With his wile
to England, saving nothing bu: rcwur
o the artist. When he reached England,
he told his wife of the discovery he had
made, and gave her Lack to her fathers
He then returned to the continent alon,
and visited Germany, Russia, ond France,
where ho purchased n great many paint
ings. Ho then went to Italy, meanwhile
ronlioaed to purchnse paintings, and at
last two years had now passed awoy
,inco their last meeting ho called on tho
n,mf.n nainlor. who still lived in Rome,
aBd demanded satisfaction from him.
Ti:. K,i..nan was accented, und
Englishman, according to tho Luropean
eus.". being the offended party, .elected
Z weapons; he choso p.s.ols. During
he past two years ho pracl.scd daily for
ieveral hour, and his known address with
flTn l had becomo an unerring certain
wefe plL d at thirty pace, 0Pnrt,w,h th
Eng." The signal wa, g.ven
One! two 1 bre I
AM) CLARK WILSON; DKYOTi:!) TO
i(i() within three months, $ 50 if paid within fi.t month. 1
Tho Inst word was hardly out of the sec
ond's mouth when tho Englishman fired
without moving. His antagonist's pistol
fell from his hand, and was discharged by
tho fall, the hell burying itself Tn tho
"round. The Englishman's brill shattered
the artist's wrist ; an (imputation was ne
cessary his earner of artist was ended
A few day's nftrr tho amputation, the
Englishman called on him, and without
noticing tho angry reception he met, said
to the sullering artist :
"If you think that my vengeance i sat.
isficd with your shuttered hand, and the
wreck of your artist's career, vou stransc-
ly underrate ihn agony of a deceived, di9
I have condemned vou
ile n vain regrets, to a never-rnc inrr
senes of impotent sighs , to a total obliv.
ion by all amateurs and historians olVt."
"O no, sir," interrupted tho artist, his
faco beaming with a ray of hope ; "the
last you cannot do. Mv Madonna at St.
i Petersburg; my Luther, ot P.erlin ; my
Flight into Egypt, at Paris; my"
Tho Englishman interrupted him in
j "Spare me;" said ho, "the mnses of ,
.your works; but look over this catalogue, i
land sec if I have not tho exact list of them !
i all I
! "Yes, they ato alt here, even tho paint-
ing I finished the day before tho duel."
4lPln T nm nersnndnd All ihr nninilnrT
in this catalogue arc my property. I Jol,iat is f" nioro than they are worth; but
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l..t III IHU S I'lVU.-IV., IIIJU i IJII1 1J Ull III
I burn every ono of them, that
I vnnr nnmn slmll hn ntt,A r,m ilm
! rious roll of ortisis. In two hours frotn !
I this lime, your foil, vour conceptions. !
your skill, will bo as completely effaced J " w,?ro 'V110'1' u,r- "rf,s ln,;H'
ifmm tl.U tt-nrl.t n thn lino, u-lnnl. .l,iandtho forest warriors were soon feasting
liav-L"' in ill ciiiiu lilt l lliu t u u
' Ihn risino lido. Fire is as rlestnirrivo ns
! In vain the poor artist begged for mer-
nv Ihn u'rnnopn huclin m vn lnconm.
,)e ,0 h;3 suppiioa,iotl . nnj jn two ,our9
,ho sprvant brought to his nriists room a
ar2R cnrthc ycs commonly used to
con!ain 0;it fcl u.jt, nsu.s, jt was ui
; ,hat rcmninnd of the. artist's paintings.
Eloqi-enck. A distinguished doctor of
divinity is responsible for the following
specimen of western eloquence, which
ought to be embalmed in print:'
"Who dicovered the North Pole? Our
own illustrious Franklin. Who hung the
Kfnr snnnMnd banner on the heaven nierc
in summit of the Andes ? The immortal
tTr,.rnn Who discoverer! ihn rout tn
Cappadocia by the way of Cape Cod?
That peerless Moorish navigator Puganini.
Let us then with tho honiscopo in ono
hand and Magna Charta in the other,
plunge boldly upon tho raging billows of
the Mississippi, and leave no land untried
until we shall have united Tripoli anJ Grot-
'.I .1 1- -i- ".'II
nt Ureen Willi ino rocn oi vjiiorajicr,
Then shall be brought to light Tarantul
that long lost islo of bliss of which
reasoned nnd Golilco sung !"
Givs Yocn Child a IVi'kr. A
beginning to read becomes delighted with
a new'spaper, because he reads the names
of things that ore very familiar, and will
make progress accordingly. A newspa
per iu one year is worth o quarter's school
ing to a child, and every father must con
sider that substantial information is con
necied with advancemen . The mother of
a family, being hersolf cue of tho heads
nnd having a more immediate charge of
the children should herself bo instructed.
A miuJ occupied becomes fortified against
the ills of life, and is braced for any cmer
gency. Children aroused by rending or
studv, are of course mo'o considerate and
more easily governed.
Fire Kindlkrs. Wo have seen an or
ticlo made from tho following receipt, tried
nn,l nmnounccd excclent for kindling
wood-fires, but it is of little use where coal
js used nt least wc hove never been able
to "mako it work" vithout tho usual
amount of kindling:
"Tako a ouart ol Kir nnu mrcc .us mi
. . . i -i it.
r.win, melt ll.em, bring to a cooling tern-
rcrature, mix with ns much saw dust, with
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a lilliecnareeii. "oulu, .... . ........
1 . . i i 1 .1 . In,t ne mm u ,-r!n1
.1 . ...l.lln iirvin a liAn r:l
in: sprcnu out wun-
" ' . . . . . i C.l
when cold break up inw lumps "i m i.uiikc n.
of a largo hickory nut, and you havo at n "Tho peoplo will laugh." Let them
small expense, kindlir.g material enough j laugh. "Tin y will call mo stingy ."
for a household fur one year. They will j Roller rail you stingy than say you do
easily ignito from a mitch, and burn with not pay your debts. "They will wonder
a'stron" blaze, long ciough to slart any .why 1 do not have better furniture, live in
wood that is fit to burn. Try it. a finer house, nnd attend concorts nnd iho
playhouse." I't them wonder for awhile
Onions for FoVLs. Scarcely too
much Can DO cam iu ' u' wmv. .
inuls They sue in to oe a prcvuuiuuvc
and remedy for variot diseases to which
domestic poultry is liable. Having fie-
.1., i..tpri lietr xceiiencu wl-l.iii
speak unhesitatingly, lor gnpes, and in
fiammation of Iho thronl, ryes and head
onions are almost n snPCific We should
recommend feeding fowls, and especially
youn" chicks, with as many as thry will
eat, as often as twice or three times n
week. They should be finely chopped.
A small nddu'on of corl meal is an im
proyement. Farming Mirror.
CLEARFIELD, MONDAY, DECEMBER 1,
AN INDIAN'S TOD AND CRUTITl'DE.
A correspondent of tho Detroit Free
Press, gives tho following interesting an
ecdote of tho great Indian warrior and
prophet, Tecumsch :
Whilo the enemy was in full possession
of the country around Monroo nnd Detroit,
Tecuinsch, with a large band of his war
riors, visited tho Itiver Raisin. Tho in
habitants alons the river had been strip-
ped of subsistence. Old Mr. Kivard, n
Ercnchman, who was hmc, nnd unable tOjr'?01" nn(' iZZrr ond let in the mighty
proeuro n living for himself nnd family, ! m:iss '" waters pressing on the dyke, until
had contrived to keep out of sight of the
wandering hands nl savages a pair oT ox-
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rnm n vnm., D,mn r, i, r..m;i.. u
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'oxen. Tecumsch, who had come over from
Maiden, met him in the road, and walking
up to him, said :
"My Iricnd, wc must have those oxen,
I Mv vouni men are verv hunorv. nnd thev
have nothing to cat.
We must have the
Young Rivard remonstrated. He told
the chief that if he took the oxen his fath-
"Well," said Tccumch, "wo are the
conquerors, and everything wo want is
1 nll.ls' "avc mo oxen ; my peopto
must not starve bull will not be so mean
as to rob you of them,
ono hundred dollars
I will pay
we must nave
'cums( n cot a wnito man to write nn
i . i
orucr on tlio I .ritisti Indian Agent, Lelo-
n('u"'11' ' wos 011 lllf! nvcr somo dis'
ouow ir n o money.
T1. I 'it I i f -i .
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1 0,lnn Rlvard lonk tl,c 01 dcr
jl' - lliot, who promptly
refused to pay it,
saying: "We tiro entitled to our support
from the country wc have conquered. I
iho young man, with a sorrowful heart
returned with tho answer to Tecumseh.
who said, " To-morrow we w illgoand see."
In the morning he took young Rivard
and went to see the Colonel. On mectin"
i llim- he naid :
'Do you refuse to pay for tho oxen I
'Yes," said the Colonel, and he rcitcr
nted the reason for refusal.
"I bought them," said tho chief, "for
I "' J"' "r. " " " rrt- v"y Hungry.
1 ' nu nicy snail
1 1)0 P111'1 r"r
I have always heard that
while nations went to war will, each other
nnd not with neace U inHvu iMk. i mi
they did not rob and plunder poor people. ipPrS,n' T? S ' Tr
I w'i'l net " iii position of lar weightier responsibility
i.vm " :.i r t-. i ..i -n .1 than that of the little Hollander on that
iri n, ouiu uiu v.uium:i. "i win not
pay for them."
" lou can ao as vou please, said the1
duel; "l.ut beloro lecumscli and his
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warriors camo to fight the battles of tho
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''a'.K n?',,hr. ?nd. e10U:h. f?1' .:
I : t r " . y;.n anii r Ma,S'Cr
. LM lUKi (IIIU lliLlI 'MJUll I L'S. 1 1 If I r II in-
I ting grounds supplied them with food
enough ; nnd to them they can return."
rr-L'.t . l i i
y V, , , ' T ,ri, -"u"fc"
in the Colonels rnind. flic disatleclien of
n q I rrnr nrm icnf n uni iiim .iinnn
tho great chief, he well knew, would ini -
meuiuieij vi.uraw mi ...c nations ol the
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red men from tho British bcrvicc ; and
without them they were nearly powerless
on the rroritier.
"Well," said tho Colonel, "If I must
pay, I will."
"Give mo hard money " mid Tecum-
sch, "not rag money, (army bills.)
Tho Colonel then counted out n bun -
dred dollars in coin, and gave ihcm to
him. Tho chief handed tho money to
young Rivard, and then said to the Col.
uive me ono aouar more. Jt was
given, nnd handing that also to Rivard,
ho said, "Take that ; it will pay you for
tno time you navo lost in getting your
A Cook Advice. Lay by something
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every UJy, u um,. , ry, , ,s euer man
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nomine; iniiiw.iv ucult man running in
i . .
.tiu.t n penny u day, or a penny u week,
Ii ho can earn one dollar n day, let him
rr (nrltr nn,l In if hfiil I r iKn f.i-i...At .f,
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't won't hurt you. Ryand by you enn
uuvu u nuu noun; uiiu no iiuuro oi youri
own, nnd tney win wonder again, and
como billing and cooing around you liko
s0 many pleosed fools. Try tho cxperi-
ment- Live within your means.
CrThe Dunkirk Journal of a recent
dato says that a marine monster was late
ly seen in the bay at that place. It was
of serpentine form, from thirty to furty
feerin length, and was distinctly seen to
move about in tho water with an agility
equal to that of tho most expert of tho fin -
POLITICS, UTKIUTURR, AGRICUIITRI', MORALITY, AM) FOUKICNAM) 1)0M!:ST1C INTLLLlCl'.NCi:
In, il paid within nitio months, nnd if not paid until the expiration of the year 00 will hoduinjcd.
I THE MY AT THE DYKE.
It is said that a little boy in Holland
was reluming one night from a village to
I which bo had been sent bv his father on
an errand, when ho noticed tho wntcf
trickling through n narrow opening in the
dyke. lie slopped and thought w hat the
consequences would be if the hold was not
closed. lie knew, for he had often heard
bis father tell, tho sad disasters which Ind
happened from small beginnings; how, in
a 'uw lmurs ihu opening would becomo
I tin wiiole delenco br.inr washed away, the
rolling, dashing,nngry waters would sweep
onto the next village, destroying life, and
property, and everything in its way.
Should ho run home and alarm tho villa-
gers, it would bo dark before they could
arrive, nnd tho hole even then might bo
so largo as to defy ull attempts to close it.
Prompted bv these thoughts, he seated
himself on the bank of the canal, stouned
the opening with his hand, und patiently
lawahod tho nnnroneh of Hinders. Put tin
, one came. Ilmir alier hour rolled slowly
hv. vet there sat the heroie. I.nv. in mid
niiil'diirkness, shivering, wet, and tired,
, but stoutly pressing his hands against iho
dangerous breach. All ni"ht he "staved at
Ins post. At ast the morn n" broke. A I
clergyman, walking up Iho canal, heard
a groan and looked around to seo where
it came from. 'Why are you there, my
child V he asked, seeing the boy, and sur
prised at his strange positir n. 'I am keep,
ing back iho waier, sir, and saving the
village from being drowned,' answered the
' child' with lips so benumbed with cold
; mat no could scarcely speak. The aston.
, islied minister relieved tlio boy. Ihe dyke
' wr.s (dosed, nnd iho danger which thrcat-
rned hundrods of lives was in this man
'Heroic bov! What a noble spirit of
sell'.devoteilncss he showed !' every one
exciaim. A heroic boy nitlecd ho was:
nnd what was it that sustained himlhroimh
,pe lonesome night? Why, when his
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his heart was wrung with anxiety, did he
not fly to his safe and warm home ? What
thought bound him lo his seat? Was it
not the rcsjmisiliifihf of his position ? Did
he not determine to brave all tho fatigue,
the danger, the darkness, nnd the cold, in
thinking what the consequences would be,
if he should forsake it? His mind nic'.u-
i red the quiet homes nnd beautiful iiirmsl
nf ,i,e nf;()plo inundated by the flood ol
io people inunilateil by the flood ol
r. nnd in rinterininnil t.i mnv nf
! n..! nr tn 1ln
po . tfnon . ... nl.nr
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j dark and lonesome night ; for, by the good
I J n i-i , , it,
i or oau lnuuence wmcn you uo nna snail
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I iiuu ui wn iuneu ess niiu ru n, or ti iiuro
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stream tn unouness unu ciauncss on l ie
world. God has civen vou somewhere a
I rest of duty to occupy nnd vou cannot
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!get above or below your obligations to bo
fmthrul in it. You are responsible for leav.
nc vnr vnrL- .m,l,.r.o nov.ii no i.nvt,,,,
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imuiy done, lou cannot excuse vour
.in.,, ,; .r ..i..i t a'u ..
! ort n,;v influence-' f,)r there" is nobodv
av.il u v oiviii;. i run nj .3n y i ui.'ll b .V
mt,an or 0,.,iro ,ha, .,. somR ....
;fluCnce j nnd you have it whether vou will
! or no, and you arc responsible for the
) consequences of that influence, whatever
MvDnr.rHoniA Amo.nt. nE Cattle.-We
.. frnm ,., .
'. iwn weeks, n nnmlipr nfr uilp imd r!ri in
Lower Ileidelburg nnd Spring town: hips,
have been seized with madness, nndkil -
led bv their owners. Widow Il.nnnh
Adams lost a larrc fit b.rr: P,.ir
! Ludwig a cow nnd bullock john Men -
gL-l n bull nnd cow; arid David Ma!, a
i large sow. ino animals, it seems, were
all bitten by n mad dog that was running
about iho ueiuhborhood some ten days
II i HIU31 v. x in; uu uuii iiil;vu IU .III,
; J())n ,;inkll. (lf s Lancaster
county, ono' of whoo children was nlsoA llll1y in Havana takes every proiil-ied
LUIIII y JIIU
j .)ndI l)iu,n (J imnl(;(Jialt.y Iiplii,.j
:.i, rf,i(.i,.llnii slr,..', ,'r(, , f ' ,iw
( , , svmntoirn of hvdro.
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phobia. Tho dog also bit, asfarns known.
some twenty. five other dogs in this vicin
ity, nil of whom, except two, have been
killed. Reading G'azi lie.
Pretty Gcod .-
Irviiin lin i.1 rr.,1
An Irish boy who was
a place, denied that he
living iiiiiu i;1 k 11 I'Kii.l,
was Irish. "I don't know what vou mean
by not being an Irishman," aid the gen-
man who was hiring him, "but this 1
know, you were born iu Ireland." "Och
your honer, if dial's ull," said tin boy
"small bl.i mo to that. Supposed your old
cat has kiitens in tho oven, would they be
loaves of bread ?" The boy got tho placo.
kTWIiv don't you hold up your head
os I do?"' asked an nrristocrunc lawyer
of n sterling old farmer. "Squire,"' was
ho reply, "look nt ihut field of grain.
j lou see all the valuable heads aro bowed
(down, whilo thoso that have nothing in
jthem stand upright."
THE FIRST FELLING OF WINTER. j
IIow delightful the firt feeling of win-i
tor conies on Ihn nnmi ! v nai a inrong
of trannmli.iii" anil nfljctionato thoughts
accompany its first liri'jnt lirns, nnl tno i's i -cs .rom a mnu rcspecutuic i'i
sound, out of doors, of its first chilling . family, wnoso veracity Mnnot bo doubted :
winds. 0!i, whi'iVthc leaves arn driven, Sonic fifteen years ago, in 'he wf:ern
in troojis lb: rjgli the stieoN, at nightfall, ' part of the s'ale of New York, lived a lone
nnd the figures of ihe passers-by hurry on ' jy widow named Mozher. Iler husband
cloaked nnd stooping with tho cold, is there had been dead many ypars, and her only
a pleasnnter feeling iu iho world than to daughter was grown up nnd married, I i v
entcr tho closed und carpeted room, with ( jpg at iho distnnco of a mile or I wo from
its shaded lamps, and its genial warmlh, tho family mansion,
and its cheerful faces about the evening tn-j An( jhus th(, M a(lv jvccl ui0I1Q jn
ble? I hope that I speak your own senti-; hrr 10US(J (ay QI)j uigj)t yc, in hvr
ment, dear reader, when I prefer to every j conscions innocence ond trust in Provi
place nnd lime in the whole calnnder of ; icDrfl gj,0 ff,It Rafo anj chucrfl cHH her
pleasure, a winter fvenincr nt homo tho L -ui(1,iv d rinrT lhf, jnvlight, and at
"SWCOI, sweei nuine 01 ciiuuiiuou Willi us
unreserved love und its unchanged and
unmensufed endearments. We need not i
love gaily the less. The less light and j
music, and beauty of the dance will nlways
breed n floating delight in the brain that
bus not grown dull to life's finer influen
ces ; yet lhf pleasures of home though sc
rener are deeper, and I run sure tint the
world mn y bo sea relied over in vain for n
scene of joy so even nnd unmingled. It
is ti beautiful trait of Providence that the
balance is kept so truly between our many
nnd difi'ercnt blessings.
It was a melam-holy thing to see the
summer depart will) its supurb beauty, if
tho heart did not freshen ns it turned in
from its decay to brood upon his own
treasures. The affections wander under
tlio enticement of all tho outward loveli
ness of nature, and it is necessary to un
wind the spell, that their rich kindness
may not becomo visionary. I have a pas
sion for these simple theories, which I
trust will bo forgiven. I indulge in them
ns people pun. They arc too shadowy
legic, it is true like Ihe wings of the glen
dover, in Kehama, gauze like and flimsy
but flying high withal. You may not
grow learned, but you will surely grow po
etical upon them. I would as leave be
praised by a blockhead ns bo asked the
A western editor thinks all our troubles
lake their rise in follies, fast horses, and
extravagance. Listen to him.
"Recklessness und gross .heedlessness
in business matters, have taken the place
of carefulness. Credit instead of being
used with caution, is given and taken with
i a periect looseness, ana a mun lulling io-
i a perfect looseness, and a mun lulling lo
cav. sett es at thirty cents to-morrow, and
I is 'in ihe firld the day afler ns rood as
new. This is the definition of u good mcr-
chant of the modern school, no matter if
lie has saved something, no enquiries ore
made, no surprise expressed if ho buys a
house at five thousand dollars cash, a
monlh afler his settlement it's all in
keenin" with the times
Tho lone takuii bv society in the mat
" . 7 . : J 7 . J . . . . .
1 1( S r.f f,.rt in llerenco w th wh eh it ooks
. .. . . .
! ! uds, swindles, seductions, and
I .nt rrcsent hour
j ' lmv0 a licatitiful efieet upon tho pros-
cm g'-'ieruut. iu u.u.nu,.,, ay , uuu
retrogades as rapiulv the next twenty
I years as it has the las!, the rain spoken
of in tho scriptures which destroyed n
so'co"P'c of c":'s- wi" 1,0 wr'" dt-'st-'rvcd b.v
us, whether we get it or not,
High moral tone, we believe infused in
to business, will make individual and gen
eral prosperity of course with ordinury
sajracity united. If Peter strives hard to
pay Paul, the latter individual can go on
with his obligations, but ono rascally
Peter will, like th- i;; i'viJoa! brick nt Ihe
! (:,ld of n row ""TSOttin
itself will over.
j lurn a
! . '
Lauies i. il.wANA. You cncounlera
D.l'ndy whom you havsi never seen befoie
i rom'n'l !l,'r own house, from a church
or a blion, nnd about to slen in'o her vo
funic; you did' your hat, prc.-ent your
hand, conduct her to a seat, she thanks
you graciously, and both of you go your
ways, feeling tho happier for the service
rendered nnd ihn nc!jiuw!edi:cinent mudc.
i courtesy kindly, and thanks you for it.
' She do-s not stalk up to vour s.a in r-.S-
t.oi's not stalk up lo vour s."'it in p'
lie places, silently demand that you should
give up lo her what you havo paid for and
secured and after you havo given it, take
no moro notice 01 vou tiiat il vou were a
cur which hud been driven from her paih.J
She dues not, if yo i offer your arm to ns-
sist her, shrink within herself. and look 11'
you ns if you wt iv .1 1 pT or a branded
folon, because you have never been "intro
duced." If she be pretty and you tell her
so, she thanks you lor admiring her, nnd
I have yet to learn that this disposition nn
her part lessens her pleasure in receiving
attention nnd admiration, or yours, in giv
03-A voung man was-detected the oth
t:T rinv in Dve's banking ofiice, Cincinna- j vote polled at iho recent election lor vvm.
ti, wifh his hand in another man's pocket. Rigler for Governor, nnd Jorcnwh .
His excuse was thai Ihe crowd was soiRiaek for Judgo "f the Snpreum Court,
dense, dial in attempting lo get n (dug of! it will' be ir. dial there is a d.fii.rence ol
tobacco out of h s own pocket, he had by but 0 vol" between them. Ordering
mistake run bis feeler into another man's dJiumber of votes polled imJ the atfnl-
nnmenlionnljies. Ha was taken to tho
rofiies' draw inrr-room.
A Story of a FailL.'iil Dm.
The folion ing story is mid, by tbf Ports-
mouth Chronicle, to be derived, us to nil
evenlide slept SWeetlv.
Ono morning, however, she awoke with
an extraordinary and unwonled gloorn up-
on her mind, which was impressed with
the rpprehension that something strnngo
was about to happen to her or hers. So
full was sho of this thoiHit that she could
not stay nt homo that day, but must go
abroad to give vent to it, by unbosoming
herself to her friends, especially t ) her
daughter. With her sho spent tho greater
part of tho day, and to her she several
times repeated the recital of her npprchen
sions. The daughter as often repeated tho
assurances that the good mother had never
done injury to any person, nnd added, 'I
cannot think any ono would hurt you, for
you have not an enemy in the world.'
"As the day was declining, Mrs. Moz
her sought her home, but expressed tho
same feelings os fIio left her daughter's
"On her way horn1? she cnlleJ cn a
neighbor, w ho lived in the last bouso be
fore she reached her own. Here she again
made known her continued apprehensiuns.
which had ncnrlv ripened 11110 fear, and
from the lady of tho mansion she received
answers similar to these of her daughter.
"You have harmed no one in your whole
lifetime, surely no ono will molest yen.
"Go lui.in in quiet, and Rever shall go
with you." "Here Rover," said she to a
stout walch-dogthat lay on the floor, "here
Rover, go home with Mrs. Mozher, and
take care of her." P.cver did as he was
told. The widow went home, milked her
cows, took care of everything out of doors,
nnd went to bed ns urual. Kover had not
left her for an instant. When she was
fairly in bed, he laid himself down upon
tho outside of ihe bed, nnd as the w idow
relied on his fidelity, nnd perhaps chid
herself for needless fear, sho fell asleep.
Sometime in the night she awoke, being
startled, probably, by a slight noise out
side the house. It was so slight, howev
or, that sho was not aware of being star
tled at nil, but heard as soon as she awoke
a sound liko tho raising of a window near
her bed, which was iu a room on the
"The dog neither barked nor moved.
NexV there was another sound, as if somo
one was in die room and stepped cauti
ously nn tho floor. The woman saw noth
ing but now for tho first lim J felt the dog
nun.', as ho made a violent spring from
the bed, and nl the samo moment r.jcse
thing fell on tho floor nunding like a
heavy lug. Then followed other noises,
like the pawing of a dog's feet; but soon
nil was still again and tlio dog resumed his
placo on the bed without having barked
or growled at all.
"This limo the widow did not go to
sleep immediately, hut laynwake wonder
ing, yet not deeming it best to get up.
H it nt last she dropped asleep, and when
she owoko the sun was siiininir. f-'in has
tily stepped out of bed, and th?re lay ihe
body of a tnttn extended or. the floor, dcrt J,
with a largo knife in his hand wh'ch was
even now extended. The dog hid seized
him by the throat with a grasp nf death,
and neither man nor dog could titter n
sound till a!! n-iis over. This man wan
the widow's son-in-law, the hiihnndof her
only daugh'ur ; ho covevd kor little store
of wealth, h." hou her cattle, me! her
land ; und instigated by this sordid impa
tience, he could not wait f r tho deiay H'
na'.'irc to givo her property up to him nnd
his, os the only heirs apparent, but made
this stealthy visit to do n deed of darkirss
in the gloom of the night. A luarful retri
bution wailed for him. Tho widow's op
prt hrnsions communicated lo her mind
e.nJ impie:;!-:d upon her nerves, by what
um cen power we know not, the symp'ituy
of the w.:t who K.t.1 ihn d ", and de
iilf.nl lint mri.-iiii : iT-li oi'l he U02 iilllll" II
formed n chain of t ver's wl.ieh brought
the murderer's blood upon his own head
and which aro (ii.licult to bu explained
without refercni"; to dint Providence or
overruling Power which numbers the hairs
of our heads, wniehcs the sparrow's fall
nnd sh.'.prs our deeds, rough hew them as
- l Closb otf.. Ry rulerring 10 im
1 V Vircumslanccs, 11 is cerm.ni vry id-