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- iVEDNEBDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1846.
A ScoouTion.—The following prorsition meets
cu , m ost hearty spprovaL It is made by the Ctubondale
Dem , xe d, to which Pape: we return our thanks for the
B wet idea; •
Brethren of the Press—Your ear one moment, if
you & sae We have a suggestion here, which, if it
meets your approval, rannaw, we think, fail of bringing
about a new era, for the benefit of the growing genera
moral revolution—a long stride in the march of
intelligence — an index which will irsficate to the world,
the possession of virtue and irtelligence, on the part of
m i n who may enter the state matrimonial! The season
is now at hand, when we may expect no small number of
itgl iages to take place—we propose this; that in lien of
the "newel etceteras," which, now-a-days, accompany
the wedding notices to the printer—there 'hall be sent
an °flier for the paper one year—with the cash in ad.
Nance. The an ouneevaent dirndl in acohnopartyment,
would be a sure guarantee to the patine, the bride, and
their friends, that the newly wedded husband had corn,
twee d might, to enjoy a life of prosperity, usefulness,
and unalloyed' happiness! what could be more delight- 1
'fall Let the brethren of the pose, think'of it, and give
us their opinion of the matter. In the mean time, we
hold ourselves in readiness to publish the next wedding
under the new system. Who shall be the Stasi We
e nvy that man his happiness that shall be the first to
wed in his marriage notice, enclosing the money ! If we
had not already.crossed the threshold of matrimony, we'd
step right utr toanorrow,..we'd ask the first fair one we
we. Oh. how delighted the bride would be to know
that a newspaper was secured—the best evidence in the
world that her husband intended spending his leisure mo
ments at home—meant to keep pace with the world, and
mate himself worthy of its honors, and his partner's con
fidence and lore. Excellent! Capital! Why didn't
somebody think of this before!"
THE ORDER OF MARCH OF HAXD'S BRI
GADE FROM WYOMING TO TIOGA.
BEAD QUARTERS, TiOga, Aug. 14, 1779
Brigadier for to-morrow. General Maxwell ;
Field officer, Lt. Col. Dehart ; Field officer
for Fatigue. Messrs. Fish and Platt; Brigade
The Commander-in-chief having with great
difficulty procured shirts and frocks for those
soldiers who are naked—officers commanding
regiments and corps-are requested to make re
turns of such as have no frocks or coats, as
also of such as have no shirt's, that they may
be supplied. It is expected that the Com
manding officers will be particularly attentive
to see that no fraud be permitted on their re
turns, as it would be unjust and dishonorable
in the first degree for officers to claim in our
present circumstances of supplies . more cloth
'me than is absolutely necessary.
' Though the General cannot help .expressing
the highest'approbati'on of the resolute conduct
of officers and soldiers in yesterday's excur
sion, yet he must again remind die•troops of
the necessity of using those precautions which
he has so repeitedly urged of not resolution to
withstand the onset of such determined troops.
yet they are fruitful in stratagem, secret in
their designs, and capable of taking , in every
advantage which the situation of the ground or
even inattention or want of caution may give
The proceedings of yesterday must prove to
every thinking person the propriety of former
orders and The necessity of them.
- The officers 'of regiments are positively or
dered nor to be absent from their own corn
viands whenever their regiments are ordered
to the place where there is a possibility of an
attack from an enea y, and the soldiers are
cautioned against wantonly throwing away
i:eir fire when they have no object to level
How exceedingly pleasing it must be • for
the cowardly, lurking savages—to see one
fire from them, produce a wasting discharge
from all the muskets in a number of regiments
without ny kind of aim, meaning or order.
and levelled at no object, but endangering those
officers who are endeavoring to restore them
to - order—and spreading carnage among them
selves—painful as it is, the General must say,
much-of the mischief done ye terday to our
ovin troops, was done by ourselves, who in
flery part of their conduct proved that they
had sufficient bravery .to engage and , conquer
ten tunes the number of their dastardly foes.
As it is the business of officers to direct the
fire of their troops, it is positively ordered
that the officers in future draw up their troops
w case of an attack, and point out the object
against whom their fire is to be directed—and
I . oldiers are positively forbidden to fire without
nrm having received those directions from their
Arita ORDERS.—Nine hundred men of the
mom} active privates with a number of Com
missioned and non-Commissioned officers to he
immediately drafted from the army, and pre
pare to march at 6 o'clock in the morning of
the 16th inst.
The Brigadiers will see that the men are
Properly chosen. and that they are officered
with active and able officers:
This detachment to parade to-morrow morn
ing at 8 o'clock.
Gen. Poor will take command of the party
and give them their necessary directions when
Paraded to-morrow—Gen. Hand will also go
with the parry.
The ComMiseary is to issue the detachment
at 8 days flour, of which they will Bake one
half to-morrow--he will also see that as many
cattle - as will serve them for 8 days be prepar
ed at 6 o'clock in the morning of the 16th inst.
with proper drivers, and all the troops chosen
tar this detachment to be immediately taken off
The party wilt draw .two day's meat to
morrow, and have it cooked.
The Commissary of military stores will
famish them with ten bokes of ammunition ;
the Quarter Master will furnish them with
hones to cam them, and have them : paraded
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HEAD QuArEas, Tioga Aug. 15, 1779.
Field offic e r of the day. Major Morris ; Brigade
One quart of whiskey to be issued this even
ing to each officer, and a haifa pint to non
commissioned officers and soldiers—ordered
on the detachment cUmmanded by Geucral
The Brigade Commissary to call on the
Brigade Major for the respective returns.—
The officers are to see respectively that water
be immediately mixed
,with the soldier's
Major Edwards. Copts. Proctor, Royer and
Jackson are appointed a Court of inquiry to
examine the cause of complaint. made by
sergeant Soper and Corporal Ross of the 2d
Jersey Regiment, against Lt. Casa of the 3d
New Hampshire Regiment—the Court to set
at 4 o'clock this afternoon at Capt. Proctor's
tent, where the parties will attend.
Head Quarters, Tioga Aug. 16,1779.
Field officers for the day, Col. Dayton; Bri
gade Major, —Ross
The Commander-in-chief takes occasion
from yesterday's affair to impress on the minds
of the so , iliers the necessity of what he has so
often urged, to add the utmost care and cau
tion to avoid giving their lurking adversary an
oportunity of triumphing at their imprudence.
The General again repeats that we have no
thing to fear from our enemy but their taking
petty advantages which our want of caution
produces ; although the savage be despicable
in action, yet our yielding repeated opportuni
ties for taking ' , little advantages may render
them formidable in idea. To prevent which,
the troops are positively forbidden on any.pre
tence to go without the limits of the camp. -
A Captain and fifty men are to be posted on
the west side of Cijuga (Cayuta) to guard the
horses and cattle and secure the camp.
Gen. Maxwell will order a sergeant with
twelve men as a guard at the spring opposite
As the soldiers imitating the Indian whoop
and, their frequent firing, though contrary to
repeated orders evidently prevented timely no
tice being taken yesterday; they are forbidden
to make those noises in future—and every offi
cer is called upon to apprehend such as are
guilty of firing muskets, and have them pun
ished agreeable to former orders.
In future the discharge of a single musketor
gun must be Idoked upon as an alarm, of which
the officers of the day are, to take timely notice
and repair to the place in order to learn the
occasion—if they find it has proceeded from
our own troops. they are to order instant pun
ishment to be inflicted on the offender.
Officers Commanding Brigades to order a
sufficient number of vaults dug and covered by
green bushes—fresh earth to be thrown into
them every morning—they will likewise order
a party to cut down the shrubs, bushes and
weeds in front of the encampment to the dis
tance of one hundred yards—also in the rear
to be colt d t the same time and burned.
No cattle t be slaughtered within the chains
of centinels. d the offals of such as have to
be, immediate y buried.
BRIIIaApE ORDERS.—Two fatigue parties will
parade' hnmediately, viz,.• One consisting of
1 sere :42nd 12 men, prTivided with axes to
`receive miler from Capt. Craig, and the other
a sub. 2 sergeants and 20 privates for the pur
pose of cleaning the rear of the encampment
agreeable to general orders of yesterday.
The Regimental Quarter Master.ivill imme
diately cause,the camp color men to cover the
vaults, and they are desired to have it done
every day. .
Head Quarters, Tioga, Aug. 17, 1779.
Field officer of the day; Col. Shreave ; Brigade
The Quarter Master General is immediately
to employ persons, as many as he possibly
Can, in making hags which will hold half a
barrel of flour each, and•to. make report of the
number on 'hand.
The Commissary is to collect - till the empty
bags and have them completely filled up, out
filled with flour, and make report of the num
ber, without the loss of time—no time is to be
lost in having these matters accomplished re 7
Doctor Rogers informs the gentlemen of.the ;
honorable and ancient society of Free Masons,,
that he proposes to preach tlie,funeral sermon
of Capt. Davis.aud Lt. Jones, to•morrow morn-.
log at 11 o'clock, at the block tonnes. where
they, vs alio.the gentlemen of the, army are
invited to attend.
iovsanitxmorT.—A. plated spur withr chains
and crane peck wits lost an ,the night of tbe
march to Chemung—thanks or a, reward will
be given to' any. person •who will bring.it to
Major Scott is appointed ; President of a
general Court Martial to t seta' one o'clOck pre.
merely, at his Quarters for the trial of William
Hammon, Boatman, for embezzling :Public
Generals Maxwell's and. Poor's Brigades
will each furnish a Captain and
Col. Proctor's Regiment of Artillery and two
subs as members.
BRIOADS OSDERA, Tioga, Aog.lB.
Field officers of the day; to•morrow, Lt. Cot,
Read; Brigaire Major..----Ross.
Read Quarters, Tioga,. Aug. 19.1779.
Field officer of the day, to-morrow, Brigade
As the army is - subject' to frequent teal
alarms, and in'order that they may be heiird
the soonest possible. practicing on drums is in
future strictly forbidden. or behtinetheiii
any other actions except for signals and dotieti
of the Camp.
AnvErrnasxusT.--Asquareplain silver kuee
bickle lost some days ego, shoo(
ters—itoever has feuud it
,and.ei l return it,
shall receive four times the value :oil*.
. The general Conti Manial, cif wliic6 Major
Scott is president, is dissolved.
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY i iv: 1:1 i j I
•• REGARDLESS OF DENUNCIATION FROM ANY QUARTER.••
Arita Oartzia.--; general Court' Martial
la ordered to set to-morrow+ morning at 9 o'cicick
for the trial of such persons as cannot be tried
by a Regimental Court Martial. Lt. Col. Da
lian ie appointedPreaident, at whose Quarters
the Court will - Set. Maxwell'el.' Poor's and
Hand's Brigades wilt each furnish a Captain
HEAD Quaistue, Tioga, Aug. 20, 1779.
Field officer for the day, tomorrow, Major
Morris; Brigade Major,—Rose.
HEAD QVARTERS, Tioga Aug. 21, 1779.
Field officer for the day, to-morrow, Col.
Sheave ; Brigade Major, —Marshall.
As the grass now cutting, is intended solely
for the use of the Garrison, to be left at this
place, it is therefore not to be taken off or con.
sinned for the present on any pretence what
I Romance In Real Lite.
Mrs. Child's Letters from New York, which
have lately been published, contain some very
interesting reminiscences, among which is the
following curious incident !which occurred in
the family of the authoress while the yellow
fever was raging in that city :
One of my father's brothers residing in Bos
ton at the time, became a victim to the pesti
lence. 'W hen the first symptoms appeared,
his wife sent the children into the country and
herself remained to attend upon him. Her
friends warned her against Poch rashness.—
They told her it would be death to her, and no
benefit to him ; for he would soon be too ill
to know who attended upon him. These ar
guments made no impression upon her affec.
tionate heart. She felt that it would be a life
long satisfaction to her to know who attended
upon him if he did not. She accordingly stay.
ed and watched him with unremitting care.-1
This however, did not avail to save him. He
grew worse and worse and finally died.
Those who went around with the death carts
had visited the chamber, and seen that the end
was near. They now came to take tlie body.
His wife refused to let it go. She told them
she knew not how to account for it, but though
lie wee perfectly cold and rigid, and to every
appearance quite dead, there was a powerful
impression in her mind that life was not ex
tinct. The men were overborne by her con
viction, though their own reason was opposed
to it. The half hour again came round. and
kagain was heard the solemn words, Bring
out your dead." The wile again resisted their
importunities ; but this time the men were
more resolute. They said the duty assigned
to them was a painful one, but the health of the
city required a punctual obedience to the orders
they received ; if they ever expected the pes
tilence to abate, it must be by .a prompt remo
val of the dead..and immediate fumigation of
the affected apartments. She pleaded and
pleaded. and even knelt to them in an agony of
tears, continually saying... I am sure he isnot
dead." The men represented the utter absur
dity of of such an idea; but finally, overcome
by her tears, again departed.
With trembling haste she renewed her efforts
to restore life She raised his head, rolled his
limbs in hot flannel, and placed hot onions on
his feet. The dreadful half hour again came
round, and found him as cold and rigid'as ever.
She renewed her entreaties so desperately.
that the messenger began to think a little gentle
force would be necessary. They accordingly
attempted to remove the body against her will :
but she threw herself upon it, and clung to it
with such frantic strength, that they could not
easily loosen her grasp. Impressed by the
remarkable energy of her will. they relaxed
their efforts. To all remonstrances she an
swered, If You bury him, you shall bury me
with him." At last, by dint of reasoning on
the necessity of the case, they obtained from
her a promise, that if he showed no signs of
life before they again came round, she Would
make no opposition to the removal.
Having gained this respite, she hung the
watch upon the bed - post, and renewed her
efforts wish redoubled zeal. She placed jugs
of hot water upon him. forced brandy between
his teeth breathed into his nostrils, and held
hartshorn fa his nose; but still the body lay
motionless and told. She' looked anxiously
at the watch; in five minutes the promised
half hour *mild expire, and these dreadful
voices would •he heard passing through the
streets. Hopelessness came over her ; she
dropped the head she had been sustaining ; her
hand trembled violently ; and the hartsitorn
she been holding was spilled on the pallid face.
Accidentally, the position of the head had be
come slightly tipped backwards. and the power•
full liquid flowed info his nostrils. Instantly
there was a sharp qnickgasp---a straggle.—his
eyes opened; and when' the death men came
again, they found him sitting up in bed.
He is still alive, and has enjoyed unusually
good - healthy
OLD TODD Aunts.—Mr. Webster visited Mr.
Adams shortly before his death ; found him re
clining on a sofa, evidently in feeble health. He
remarked to Mr. Adams, u•I am glad to see you
sir, and 'hope you are getting along pretty well."
Mr. A. replied in the follotving figurative Flan=
guage Ah. the contrary. I find
'I am a poor tenant, occupying a'. house much
shattered by time ; it sways and trembles with
every wind, and has in fact gone almost to de
cay ;- and whit is. worse, sir, the:landlord:' as
near as I can find , out; don'tintend to make any
How TO oat I IN'TO Tammus.--.Always keep
a' sharp look out after your neighbor's concerns;
knowledge, you know, is power.- 2. Get up
on pariah committees ; if a patty question, nev
er mind Arlsich aide _you•Aake--,-it• will, show,
your,iMpawittlity„ bailie" it will let,yon into the
secrete. of 4...Alw.sys speak your.
boldly l —no, matter where,. or •who f ltettra. you.
4. D 9 ootteinse to. he bail for. poor I/9b ; itae
only a, Rifle.. .5. Take-an tictiveliartirrpopu,
Jar electicmsa 6. If all these do nbt swevilito ,
The lately discovered process b y which stone
of any ford may be made and Moulded, is by
Cementing smell fragments of stone, sand, earthy
or metalic substances, and in, submitting this to
hydraulic pressure. The cement is made, by
taking 100 pounds of crystalized carbonate of
soda or 50 pounds of carbonate of potash, dis
solved in 50 gallons of water. Lime is then
added, by which the soda is rendered caustic.
Thit is reduced to 25 gallons by the application
of at. It is then placed in a. o iler with 100
pounds of finely broken fl int, ittd . the mixture
is heated to a pressure of about' 50 pounds to the
inch fei ten or twelve hours, and frequently
stirred. It is then removed from the boiler, and
passed through a seive. One part of this cc.-
went, one part of powdered flint or pipe clay,
and four 'parts of burr, or other stone, is then
submitted to presstire in moulds, and when re
moved, is dried for 24 hours in the open air,
and then in a drying room, at 'a temperature of
212. Of this mill stones may be' made. If'
the stone be reduced to very fine particles be
fornadding the cement, the mixture may be used
for coating walls, ect.
A series of experiments have recently proved
that the amount of inorganic matter taken up
in a crop of wheat is equal to one pound to the
bushel of grain of sixty-two pounds. It is also
proved by the same experiments that the pin.
portionate weight of the wheat and of the ashes
when the wheat is consumed, is in an inverse
ratio. These facts will, - prove highly important
to the agrictilterist, as they will govern him in
relation to his soil and manures. It would be
no less important to determine the relative
weight of inorganic matter in other grains and
From observations lately made in France, it
has been stated that if the pertubatory forces of
the sin and moon could he isolated and amplifi
ed with respect to the enrfaces of terrestial bod
ies subject to our control, they would constitute
true lunar time-pieces, the sun and moon being
the sole motive power. These two bodies at
tracting bodies upon the earth. change however,
the weight and and intensity of these bodies, and
hence the phenomena of tides.
A new machine has been invented in Provi
dence, R.. 1., for washing colored prints, which
does the work of three of the old kind ; that is
1,400 pieces per day ; also another for stamp
ing= colors upon prints at the same time. The
former machine - has three cylinders, one of com
paratively small size, immersed in the water,
and two larger ones above. The pieces of cloth
being tied together, pass under the one in the
water, and then upwards between the two
above, by which the water is pressed out, and
afterwards around the small cylinder to be again
wet; this making some twenty revolutions,
which cleanse them thoroughly.
To detect the presence of copper in tea or
pickles, put a few leaves of the tea, or some of
the pickles, but small, into a vial with two or
three drachms of liquid ammonia, diluted with
one half the quantity of water, shake the vial.
when if the most minute portion 'of copper be
present, the liquid will assume a fineblue color.
A new carving instrument has Veen made
with five blades, so constructed that being placed
in a rdasted fowl or other pieces ef poultry, and
a spring being pressed, the blades act simultane
ously and, in a second. separate the wigs and
legs. and divide the carcass.
An India rubler factory in Providence manu
factures 600 pairs of shoes da' The Indian
rubber being first mashed, is dilkolved in earn-
Thine and passed several times between two
iron callers. It is then run off in a very thin
webb by passing it between heavy rolls upon
cloth, where it is kept in place , u • el lay
ers are Made. so as to obtain the s est . k
nese. During this operation ibl mat
kept warm by steam.Qpe girl Makes f
to 15 pairs after the of dperial is prepare..
American hemp is now exported to Scotland
where it is used instead of flax in the manufac
ture of certain kinds of goods, and where a new
process has been discovered for softening the
article prior to its being spun. Very fine and
white goods are made 01 it, as well as bonnets
Mr. Hunt of this city, has invented an im
provement in The common inkstand. by which a
valve is made to close Within the stand the mi.
lice, so that the ink cannot evaporate by expo•
sure or spill out if the stand be accidently Up
set. The valve is also so shaped, and so light.
ly pressed. that it cleans the pen when it is dip•
ped into the ink. A further improvement con
sists in an extetior valve or top cover, which is
so arranged by a sprine that, on setting the stand
down, the cover remains open, but when taken
up it instantly closes.
An ingenious carriage has been invented in
Worcester. Mass., for travelling on the road
without the aid of hiirse-power. It has three
wheels upon a light iron frame, and ilr moved
by a crank or wince, worked by •the passenger.
The carriage is steered by the forward wheel,
with a tiller. The whole weighsonlysolbs. It
is similar in construction to the one lately invent
ed in England.
• It is said that common salt applied to flowers
will preserve them, with nearly all their charge.
teristie odor. for several. ears. • Thus roses and
aromatio plants may .be preserved to any time
most convenient for distillation. or may be .int
pitted for that purpose. The process of gall
ing roses hilt) take 111 lbs. 0 , the leaves or oth.
'er Negetable substance: . add half lb. , of - salt and.
rub .them. together a few 'minutes. ..The friction
of the salt forces out the juice of the flower. and
the whole is reduced to an aromatio,paste, which
is put away in a cool place until wanted. ,When
ilistilled f the paske is placed . is a Wort a with
twice its weight water.—/V,tlo York A%ews.
To Yousw have foimd That the
men who ate really the Most fond of the •socie
-17 of the ladies: Who cherish rot them a, high
respect. are,ieldom the moat popnbw wi th the
sex. Men of great assurance, <Apia' 'Magee!
are highly hung, who makewords
_supply the .
Place of 'Welt. and Ode compliment in the roost
f sentiment; ate the favOrites:' A due' iispein
•for Avomcin- leads: td respeCtfill • a c tion' iciivarde
, pli . rnandytispitetfal nos* diitant• action't
Fia this great distance is mistaken by them flit
negclect or want of mtmest.—.Addison.
_Art, Seidler, business ,And IttscaTeritr,
GOODRICH & SO.N.
The. Wine Cup.
That wine cup! tooetritbot
Youth, take sky hand away—
Poverty fins It up
With rain and decay,
Oh, youngstet, heed thee well,
Eta thou bast quaffed a drop—
nit seeds of death are there.
Wbose work thou can not stop !
That wine cup. spurn it hence—
Though it may sparkle well—
It be old and red,
• And suit thy palate well.
Oft 'tis a fatal goal
Whence leads the Drunkard's path ;
Then heed it, youngster, well—
Shun woes the drunkard bath!
When in the festive bell
Thou tweed a jovial band,
When merry goes the hour,
Where are voices sweet and bland !•—••
Should, there the winecup come,
Creating higher joy, "
Oh, op= the nrineCtip then,
Tis dangerous, my buy:
When in the wide world, youth,
Thou holirst thy. devious way.
If from the:path of truth,
Temptation leads astray—
If tined to drain the glue,
With thoughtless, heedless men,
Oh, u thou lov'st thyself,
Totich not the wine.cnp then.
Should hours of darkness tome,
And thy heart's purpose fail,
Should life to Thee seem vain,
And earth a dreary vale—
Oh, to the voice of truth
'rake heed, nor then be deaf,
Shun, shun the wine cup then,
cannot give relief.
Strength of the Turtle.
A party went on shore one night for the
purpose of catching turtle, a description of
which may not be uninteresting. We left the
ship at sunset, and reached the shore about
dark, then hauled the boat from the beach.—
Having reached the place where we thought it
likely that the funk would land, we lay down,
keeping a sharp look out, and making as little
noise as possible. The moon had risen some
time, and was shedding her silvery rays on
these desolate regions; the opposite coast in
the distance. which is very mountainous, and
the ship riding at anchor, had together a beau
tiful effect; the sea was perfectly calm, and
everything appeared to be sleeping in the still
nesi of the night. and not a whisper being
,heard among the party, the surf dashing against
the rocks. alone breakid'g the silence of the
scene. We were thus all in the eipectation of
the appearance of a turtle, and six bells had
just gone on board—that is it was eleven
o'clock, P. M.—when we saw the first, to out
great delight. coming on shore just opposite us.
It looked like a black rock moving slowly and
steadily out of the water.
We did not interrupt its progress until ithad
got some distance upon the beach, when a rush
was made toward it, and it was immediately
over on its back, without giving it time either
to defend itself or blind its assailints by throw;
ing sand with its flippers or fins. Which they
do with such force that it is almost dangerous
to come near them.
It took six men thus to torn the largest that
was caught; and the following incident will
further show the immense strenoth of these
animals. One of our men, the gunner, wan
ered away by himself to the further end of
beach where he thought to have all the
spat to himself, not doubting for a moment
that he would be able to turn any tunic which
he found ; but on the contrary to his surprise,
not: being absent long, before espying a large
Womaking towards the beach, he allowed it to
e op some way, and then ran over it, and
attempted to turn it. All his endeavors were,
however, fruitless ; and by some means he got
his hand between the shell and the neck, which
the animal, by drawing in its head, jammed,
and held there so tight that he could not with
The turtle then began to crawl towards the
sea. dragging the man with it ; and he was in
imminent danger of being carried off, when he
began to call for assistance. Our party was
somewhat alarmed at the cries, thinking that
some serious accident had happened, and im-
mediately ran towards the .place from which
the sound proceeded, where we arrived in
time to save the poor fellow from a watery
grave. . The turtle was close to the edge of the
sea, and was carrying him off as if lie were no;
thing; nor was it without some difficulty that
we released him from his perilous situation,
.dragging the turtle above high water mark, and
turning it . over.—Kempthorn's Memoirs on
the Eastern Shores of the Persian Gulf.
To THE , YOUNG Mini um) WOMAN.--The
young married' woman whil would continue to,
:exercise the same influence over the husband.
as sbe, did over the. lover, must make use Of
similar,. means: Too many young women
imagine that they need no longer wear a hap.
py smite on his approach nor study neatness
and taste . in their daily apparel. but on the con
trary...meet .him_at every turn with a peevish
fretfolnes.rand with apparel in disorder and neg
lect. The former causes discontent and the
litter disgust. Think on these young woman.
and by acting upon them you may secure hap
,piness to yourselves as well acyour husband
you .1611 never regret it.
AotiMivruar.=:—Scene, a eore-field ; men
with hoei ; time; eleven o'clock, A. M.
gliter,SqUitti, the'owner of the field.
One cifthe Men speaks; Noire, it's eleven
o'clacley'olt know, and we are thirsty, and the
Scripture lays : If any thirst, let him come
1.. Squire Aye, but the Scripture also says
G. Hoe, every one that thireldh 1"
There is no word in the English lent:dike
more frequently Misapplied than the above. in
what is called fashionable societyi it is applied
chiefly to those persons, who madage tp live
without work; or who work at only genteel
employments. as financiering. speculating,
selling goods," clerking. or in, professional
pursuits. 6• Respectably dressed 4 '—means a
gay and fashionable apparel—respectable style
of living. a fine house and fine furniture. Now.
men who are truly democratic have no such
notions. They regard the working man, of
manly spirit. virtuous character, and cultivated
mind. as of the highest tespeciability,' and Ale/
fashionable loafer, or man who prostitutes his
soul and body to the sole business of money
getting and making a show in the world, as the
Of all . employtnents that of the farmer is the
most noble, and therefore the moat respectable.
Happy is he, who hasbeen trained a farmer—
thrice happy if an intelligent and educated far
mer. He is then truly. a respectable man.
There is no greater delusion or folly on the
part of some farmers than that of crowding
their sturdy. sons 'into the "learned(?) pro
fession." or behind the merchant's counter.
which is caused frequently by the false notions
in the community of respectability.
Thomas Jefferson justly estimated the re
spectability of farming. In his Notes on Vir
ginia. he says .
" 'rinse who labor on earth are the chosen
people of God (if he has any chosen people)
whose breasts he has made his peculiar depo
sits for substantial and genuine Virtue. It is
the focus in which he keeps-alive that sacra
-fire wind' otherwise might escape from the
earth. Corruption of mortals in the mass of
the.cultivators is a phenomenon of which no
age nor nation has furnished an example. It
is the mark set on those. not looking up to
heaven. to theirown soil and industry, as does
the husbandman, for their subsistence, depend
for it on the casualties and caprice of custo.
mers.—Dependence begets subservience and
venality, suffocates the gem of virtue, and pre
pares fit tools fur the danger of ambition. it
is the manners and spirit of a people which
preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy
in these is a canker , which soon eats to the
heart of its laws and eonstitullort."•=ohitf
The Ste= of Life.
The following beautiful illustration of life, is
from the celebrated Bishop Heber's Farewell
Sermon, delivered many years since' upon the
eve of his departure for India, to his parishoners
at Hodeet, in England :
" Less bears us od like the stream df a
mighty river. Our boat, at first, glides swiftly
down the narrow channel through the playful
murmurings of the little brook, and winding
along its grassy borders. The trees shed their
blossoms over our young heads: and thd flow
ers on the brink seem to offer themselves to
our young hands ; we are in hope, and- we
grasp eagerly at the beauties around us; but
the stream hurries us on, and still our hands
Our cotifse in youth and Manhood is along
- a wider and deeper flood, and amid objects
more striking ankmagnificent. We are anti
mated by the moving picture of enjoymentand
industry before us, we are excited by shorn
lived success, or depressed and rendered milt•
erable by short-lived disappointment. But
our energy and our dependence are both in
vain. The stream hears us on, and our joys
and griefs are left behind us; we may beship-,
vrteeked, but we cannot anchor; our voyage
may be hastened, but we cannot be 'delayed;
whether rough or smooths the nver hastens
towards its home—the roaring of the waves is
beneath our keel. - and the land lessens from
-our eyes, the floods are lifted up around us,
and we take our last leave of earth and its in=
habitants. and of our further voyage there is
no witness but the infinite and the Eternal.
And do we still take so much thought for
the future days, when the days which- have
gone by have so strangely and uniformly de•
ceived us t Can we still set our hearts upon
the creatures ofOnd, when we find; by sad
experience, that the Creator only is permanent t
Or shall we hot rather lay'aside every sin whieli
does most easily beset us, and think of-aur;'
selves henceforth 0* WaYrafirlg Persofis only.
who have ritt abiding inheritance but in the.
hdpe of a better world, -and to whom even. the
world would he worse than bopelesti. if it were
not for our Lord Jesus Christ, and the io-,
terest . which we have obtained In his abiding,
GIVE TOUR CHILD A NEWBPASR;-=A • thild''
beginning to read becomes delighted with a trewsJ
paper because he. reads of names .and du*=
which ate very familiarand will make progress
accordingly. A_ newspaper in cneyear is wroth
a quarter's!schooling to a child, and every father
Must consider that substantial information is con
nected with advancement. The mother of a
family, helix one of its heads and having a
Inure immediate charge of children should tier
self be tostructed._ A mind occupied becomes
fortified against the ills of life, and is braced ter
any cmetgency. Children amused by reading
or study, are of course more easily governed.
How many thoughtless young men have spent.
their earnings itra tavern or a grogshop, who,
Might to have been . reading? How many parents
who 'have not spent twenty dollars for books fon_
their families; Would have given thousands to re
claim a sou or daughter who had ignorantly and
thoughtlessly fallen into temptation?
is Cool) PRltel , oll. A RUCC1,"......A widow by
the name of Rugg having *Axil a Mr. PriCe for:
a second husband, and being' asked by a friend,
how she liked the chtinge. she replied, ..6 r
have sold my Rugg fora good Price."
Tits Saner, Tatln.—=Bad men have al-
only near God's• work through their yarn hate
eelfishnesa, and impiously dare prononexe it