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rarba9 iflcnunp. March 10 7 1838.
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job, count the happy hours,
Moments with pleasure rife,
&woos that bloom with joyous difwers,
For these are all of las.
I sea forget the troubles past,
Nor future ones.would borrow ;
y v paler behind my back i east,
would not hoard my sorrow,
An hour of pleasure more is worth
Thss months consumed In te e m ;
Even moments to such joys give birth,
They lire and grow to years.
The darkters i 4 a blank• to me.
Toply see the Wit ;
And Ms in joyous memory,
Eil,teoce all is bright
Oise me the light, although it be,
The !volley of the past
Better one ray the Foul should see.
Than gloom be on it cam.
Thoicaunt I but my hap y hours,
Nor thlnk of ertre, or i.t , ife t
Spring, blooming freab with fragrant dower.
bhatike my uttlz life.
I'MM= OF AN OILIPILAN,
A Tate of LOVC IMO PoUtic•.
Toward. the latter part of the iturnrnernf 180,
1.! of prepneessaing appearance entered a tfai bean.
4: town ni G---. P word at the font of Seneca
.tie, near the centre or-the Sate. He had traveled
i nn t he woottrn part 01 Onto, where his father, a
•.Joffer, had clued of one of those malignant fevers
torommon in newly settled countries, while over
se em; ine cal i raro., - Tit a large tract of land, in or -
; tr to rrgsin a Intune lost during the dteastrous
cierolatton of 1636.
Being an only Foi, and left among strangers,
vr the mill i of his father, George Wentworth re
p.rei 'ears Ohio and remove to the State of
Sly Toil - , for the purroso of trying his fortunes in
cy manner that chance might offer. He had pass.
ed through die several towns and villages on his
eel, without meeting anything to attract hit' anon
-6;1 reaching Geneva. This fine town, with its
are!l like and pleasant scenery. struck his fancy,
uhsdeermined to obtain employment if possible,
ni make it his future home.
Vl,lle walking along the principal street of the
rut—a shady avenue overlooking the lake, and
t which are located several fine churches and
Its , public buildings—he saw a large crowd of .
wo,lie assembled around a newly erected litter!y
plc in front of one of the principal hotels. On
opmaching the spot he found that it was a politi•
dmeeinig held for the purpose of raising the pole
ed making parry speeches.
Ott hero forced hie way into the crowd just as
flo7 wore raising the " Stars and Stripes," with
motes of their favorite candidates, to the top of
Selig rat The flag had scarcely reached half
TI!, the enthuaiaam being at ill height, when the
mr~tatred and caught in the little wheel at the
* They (03110 and tried every way, bin were
lallifto raise orllower the flag a single inch A
Pula 01 the opposite party who-were moped w
riters little in the rear of the main y, began
nicer end joke about the apparently ail omen, to
he esi‘leni discomfiture of their o Dents: ,
At leng . h judge editor:,: and publisher of
'no G— Journal, then a candidate for Congress
offered firy dollars to any one who would climb
the call and pull the cord through the wheel The
:..em silence reigned for several minutes, but no
one sdraiiced to make the daring trial
Will nobody volunteer ' shouted the Judge,
tvgly excited, to a peal of laughter went op from
teterdisofthe opposition party,
Their °heckle had scarcely died away, however.
&tfrtre Geotge, with his cap and shoes off, • sipped
*we ;he Judge, arid with a confident look ex•
"fin, sir ; I'll climb it r
4 You. my lad ! are you wpm: enough
"Oh, yes, sir, YM tared to climbing
Then go ahead, my la tile Spinal'," paid the
J*l;e, at the same time giving him en encourry.
r; pat on the shouhier .
S.eadity, hanencer hand ; his feet clutched the
pole in a manlier why ploved him to bean expo
c,mber, Genige made his way to the very trip of
/4e a lma was .0 slender that it swayed to and
110 With his srez;thL N..lhieg (taunted he wound
" Wht and teft Aroand the pore. and with hi.,a
"17, 111 hand Urr o- IVCti t h e cord Slinotitl l t fedilois•l‘
t,) liume berva- Lint away, he cluing on lit i , ll the
!Air 41rly reached the top and leen *lowly treirel
theerf that now rent the air terse But% ter
nir—everybody, opt :rotation and all joining w with
one Novena! shoot .
After the erettemeut had somewhat •utseled, the
Jedke looked zpon the boy with atimitatson, and
twit cei Ins pocket book to pal the promised re-
Gunge noticed the actor] and exclaimed : 11.:ep
I°cr money, Sir ; I want no pay for helping to raise,
its iftterican flal; "
" Nobly said, my
.littler man; what is ynor .
tame 1 7 inquired the Judge.
t• GergeAllentsrotth, sir. I- am an orphan and'
414 PSI smiled here in ketch of employment"
oat hem his bright eyes glistening with a
" Weil, you shall live with me," exclaimed the
3 '4 i " take care of you tot the future."
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BY 1 tPin
Five years pasted tram the time George Went
worth becerhe a member .of his benefacior's family.
In tae mean time Judge S-- had been detested
by his political opponent, and George had been ini
dated into the mysteries-of the " Art preservative
of the Arts." He became a general favorite with the
citizens, and was Ibuked upon as the adopted son
of the Judge. -It was even whispered in private
circles that he was to be the envied husband of the
beautiful Ida, the Judges only child. gut this
George had not dared to dream of ; •tie true he nev•
er felt so happy as when in her presence, and it did
make his muscles twitch to see the foppish students
from the College, swarm around the unacknow leJg•
ed idol of his heart. Poor you it I hail he known
he nue state of Idal. feellngs, the thought wpnld
have almost turned his brain ; and could he . have
interpreted the gleam of jtiy that flashed frem her
eves whenever he uttered a noble sentiment or sally
of wit, it would have tilled hit soul with euatuey
One fine day, in the latter pert of June, her fa.
they end George, were enj ling a sail on titer leke
in Men trim little t atch—the '• Swats" v610(.1144%1
won the cup IC the last mobil under the trolmigro
moni actor hero, who was.tu,ufln at present with
his hand on the mast, gazing at the beautiful oCenet•
ry on the opposite Photo ; itie Judge held the tiller,
and Ida wee leaOng on the side of the how, traihric
her pretty hand ihrouLth the clear water o! th.e lake,
when a PI/alien goat „r wind cxrr.rnrnl the yawl' so
that sue lust her balance and fie! mut Ow wives
George' heard the wpia.h Rhode by Ida, and before
t h is Jo gs could utter a vr), he lied Itteke.l cal Isle
Item eirmmer eerie* RIO plunaeil in in her reaene
D.• me is oh dial and es pertemted swimmer, he eerie
up with the lOrl,ll/4hrig, uhi berrird her clothes ullow.
ed liar to eine, aria entikinaing her waist with hi,
left arm murk out with his sight, ano kept her
above the water till the Judge turned the boat and
came to tier relief. In a few moments they were
palely in the hoist is sin, and Ida snort recovered
Irom the effects of her unexpected bath. The old
Judge embraced Getirge, and exclaimed with teary
atailmg from his eyea—
" God bless you, my dear boy, you have saved
my daughter'. life, how can I ever repay you 1”
By saying notWrig about it," replied George ;
" I owe you now a htIORIP/ tal fold mo r e than I can
ever repay, and I am too - "happy in being able to
render you even this slight service."
The lovely Ida could say nothing, her heart was
ovetfloering, but she gazed upon her preserver with
an expression :bat told volumns. Her father ob
served her earnest, loving glance, and began to
guess the true state of affairs. He was not prepar
ed for it and in silence turned the boat towards the
shore. They soon reached home, with feelings. tat
difletent from those with which they started. •
The following morning George reeelved a notice
to receive the Judge in hie library. His heart beat
wildly—what could it mean I
The Judge had deletmined in pat him io &severe
test. As soon u George entered the library, he
"Since becoming an inmate of my lamily,
George you have oo►.duated yourself in an honora
ble and worthy manlier, performing every duty
cheerfully anti neglecting none. You are now of
lige, and capable of doing business for yourself
1 have placed five thousand dollars in bank at
your disposal ; you can use this sum as you think
proper, or let it remain on interest and take charge
of my office under a salary of fiftee t hundred doll
ars a year ; in either case you must leave my howl
for the present. What do you say to my propo
George was completely bewildered, and stam
mered forth a request to be allowed a few hours for
consideration. This being wanted, he retired to
his room and threw himself on a bed in a paroxysm
of grief Could the Judge have guessed what he
himself had scarcely dared to hope I %That right
had he to hi. be lelnet , daughter and lo.!une !
None H r would smother :04 feelings, and earn
an honorable living by his own exertions.
Vdtlol3s were the rumors set afluat by the acand.
al mo n g er s of G— as to the cause of young
Wentwoith's leaving his patron's mansion, but their
inuendoes were unheeded George now devoted
himeell wholly to business and study Hi. brow
wore a though, ful and his cheek grew
a shade paler Tne Judge aced toward• him in a
straight forward' frank manner, yet never address
eil him to ine kind taineily tones, a• hail been hie
wont before he incident rwcutred oat the lake. It
he chanced in meet his in III• c elks, a triendly
klence arid nod were Al that has ; soil he felt
that his hnk• betrayed him. f..r the warm blood
gushed horn his loving heart end tinted his cheeks
with the tell tale blu4r : and he cherished the
thought that her look was beaming wi,li rove and
A little more elan a year part-ed from the
rime GeOf left the home of share he Freed
no the eve of another ek.,:tion. ev•i•eritent
ran !nth. an'? J0.t.z.9 S— a2:68.1 A s..nnlnlaie
I:.r Cion....rew , For several week - a serie+ of atii!
written armies had appeared so the ,utl;es paper
I'.ey were adarmwed t sit cia..o.--farmer•, me
ChAtlle.4ll,l lahorere Tint original elle.. clear and
curia inane arguments, deep and protound reason.
Ma of these articles invariably carried conviction
to the patties to whom they addressed. Ail the
newspapers in that Congressional district copied
them, and curiosity was on tip toe to discover their
author s as they were simply signed by two little
stars.” The election passed oft, and Judge S---
was elected by a triumphant major' y.
Late one night, when Ida and her father were
retumiog from - a party given in honor at his elec
tion, they observed a light in the printing office—
As . the establishment was malty closed at twilight,'
- it appeared singular that it should be lit at this
hoot, so the Judge detennined to know the Caws.
Requesstingbis daughter to accompany him,. they
ascended the stairs and entered the office_qiiiistly.-
-esight met' their 'psis wibch atomotitho bout of
one atom to twat violoogy. At thsidost, %gout
PUBLISHED' EVERY SATURDAY: AT- TOWANDi t BY-E. O'MEARA GOODRICH.
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" aseuun.g.es Dannicsichdle ?tot Artqathel
distance frorn, the door, sat George, fast asleep, his
head resting on his arm. .As Idaiistaiher stepped
forward to awaken the sleeper, he_observed seve
ral ;Rebuttal essays lying (Ten on the t slesh, and a
freshly written article, with the mysterious ' stars"
attached. The truth flashed upon the judge in a
moment-;-he was indebted to George fur his suc
cess 1. lie beckoned to Ida, who came trembling
ly to his side, Just then they saw by the light of
the flickering_ lamp, a smile pass over the 'leather
er's lace, and he uttered the words " dear Ida," in
a tender voice..
Oh, father !" exclaimed the loving girl, alley.'
'innately throwing her arms around her father's
neck, " do let George come horns agaio ; it ismer.
V no sin for him to love me 17
Awakened by the sound DI Ida's voice, George
looked smund confused, and as he saw IA end her
father, en•leevcred to hide the manuscript. But the
Judge stopped him by saying laughingly.
" It won't do, you young rascal, yen ale fairly
*Aught, found cot—talk In your sleep, will ye—ha!
he ! But come here, take Ida, and be happy, I
know she loses you
George was bewildered and transported...he had
twin! awakened from a pleasant dream to a bright
Mititeno were soon captained. end the warm
hen 'tett Judge nfirr birs►ing them both promised to
see them martiud before tie stared for Washing.
A Tintlt.t.two !nines - N.-Mu first selleni in
,!sine 1111,14 Weide. its irti cued owners, tither
and abundant source, of ennusanee and danger.
Th i s maje o lle (wrests which then waved, where
now is heard the hum of business, and where •
thousand villages atand, Well the humee VI iunu•
merable wild and ,ssavitue
Often at night was the farmer's family aroused
from sleep by the noi.e without, which told that
bruin wasstot m ing the sheep pen or the pig sty, or
laying violent paws upon some unlucky call; and
otters, on a cold winter-night, did they roll a large
lag against the door; and with beating hearts draw
ct:oser around the fire as the dismal howl of .he
wolf echoed throcgh the eoods.
The wolf is the most ferocious, blood thirsty, but
ciwardly, of all, rarely attacking man, notes& Jilt,.
en by severe hunger, and seeking his victim with
the utmost pertmacy. The incident which I am
about to relate occurred in the eatly history of
A man who Olen lived on the farm now occupied
by Mr. H—, was one autumn engaged in felling
trees at some distance from his house. His little
son, eight years old, was in the habit, while his
mother was busy with household cares, of running
out into the fields and woods around the house,
and often going where the father was at work....
One day of er the frost bail robbed the trees of their
foliage, the father left his work sooner than usual
and started for hortie. Just by the eridri of the tor
em he saw a curious pile of leaves. Without stop.
ping to think what had made it, he cautiously re.
moved the leaves, when shat was his asittnish.
menu to tint) his own darling boy lying there sound
asleep! 'Twos but the work of a mumtnl to take
up the sleeper, put in his place a small lug, oere.
fully replace the leaves, oral conceal himself
among the nearest bushes, there to watch the
After waiting a short time, he hoard a roll's
distant bow I, quickly followed by another and an.
other, till the whole woods seemed alive with the
The howls came nearer and nearer, and in a
few 'ohm es ii large, gaunt, savage looking wolf
leaped into the opening, closely followed by the
whole pack. The leader amen directly upon the
pile of leaves and in an instant scattered them in
every direction. Soon as he saw the deception,
his look of fierceness and confidence changed to
that of the most abject fear. Ile shrank backieow
ered to the ground, and passively awaited his fate;
for the rest enraged by the supposed cheat, fell up
on him, to:e him in pieces, and devoured him on
When they bad finished their comrade, they
wheeled around plunged into the forest and disap
peared; within five minutes from their first appea
ranee not a %roll was in sight. The excited father
presied his child in his bosom, and thanked kind
Povidence which led him there to save his dear
The boy alter 'playing till he was weary, had
lain down and taller asleep, and in thal sitoaficin
in, wolf had found him and covered him with
leads un•d he could biiiig his comrades to the
teasti but himself furnisned the repast.—Diddifort
NaLT I Ca.—Tha penalty of 1 uyilag cheap cloth,
as the came as that of going to law—the •certainly'
of Insmg yaw Fail and haring, to pay for it
The penall of marl - ) ing, as a mother-m.latx
The pivi,ally of p , figie. II having no
one who - cares a ha i.oti" lor you, 11 . 8 Is *DI.IIII-1dIr•
ly proved by ihe grate of yr,ur phut.
The penalty of thin vflovv, iv a told.
Tor penalty of tizalibooil, iv erns.
Toe penally of populayity, is envy.
The penalty of a baby, is sleipleortighti
Thd.penalty of interferio; between man and
wi!e, isabuse, trequently accompanied with blows
The penalty of kissing a baby, is halts crown to
The penalty of* public dinner, is bad wine.
The penalty of a legary, - or a fortune, is the sud
den discover' , of a host of poor relations you nev
er dream Al of, and • number of debts you had
quite forgotten. -
The penally of stopping in Paris, is biing oho.
Dr. Bill, a dentist of Mirinn,`ill., was employ.:
by the dotty a weahhiiplanter to extract.decayed
teeth Lioin hie net.raer, and drew three handled is
eawday. " Net 'revery goodlday - for plaiting in
eT.4. . . .
Bp!irer Escape 4 a l'frusig
A few months since, one el the traveling agents
for st 7 l4rgss how :44T : his ; oil, wheat 54Ine, brought
him to the town of New franklon, Scott county.
Indiana, as Oral his Mismitt ,to pat up, at the best
inn Which Iht, town iffo'rded:
ft so happened" that on the ahernooa, on which
the agent arrived at the inn, the tandtdrd'is daughter,
Nelly, a blooming country lass 'of 'envenieen, on
the invitation of one of her neighbors, Mrs: Dot
bear, living a copple.of miles distant, had gone to
a quilting ; and on leaving home she 'told het
parents that if she was not at home by eleved o'.
clock that night, 'she would stay with her friend,
Say Dolbear, until the next morning.
AcJoidingly, as the hour was Oat, Nally's par.
ems concluded that she would May all night with
her Wend Sul, as ahe had promised, so -without
any hesitation the agent Wits pot Into possession of
Nolly's rant (her bed inoluded,) which adjoined
that mounted by the old folk. ; and he titer look
ing around In vain for something to fasten the door,
undressed himself, taking ore, however, to place alt
the money (about Imo which he had belonging to
his employer, in the pucka% of his pantaloon~, and
put them under his head fur safety ; Cleo as a pro
leaden against robbers, he put a loaded revolver,
ready capped for service under his pillow. Aim,
these arrangements were completed, w i h strong
assurances of safety, lie rented, little dreaming that
he should be disturbed that night.
The quilling.peny at w' ich Nelly wea a guest did
not break up until considerable past midnight,
WllOll somewhat to her disappointment, site fuund
many young ladies who had cattle a much greater
distance than she had„ and who, owing to the late
ness of the hour, were desirous of staying till morn.
ing Nytly, with Mug nobleness of heart, furebere
to press her claims to het young friend's begotten
ty for the inght, lest. soils of those who lived for
Mar offshould have to go home. So she arranged
With Sissy, who was one of her most Intimate ft tends
that she should go home with her, for company,
and that she should stay at Nelly,s all night.
Under this arrangethent they started in the direc
tion of Nally's home, which they reached other a
walk of about an hour, bringing the time up to
about two o'clock in the morning. Without mak
ing the least noise they effected their entrance by
the back door of the house, and Nelly leading die
way, betook themselies up the back stairs in the
dark to Nell; 's own room without having the
toast suspicion of finding an intruder. As they had
arranged between thematic; to keep from the old i
folks the lateness of the boor at which they arrived
home, their conversation while disrobing them.
se!ves to retire", wits carried on in a whisper.
The agent's ear, frum lung habit and riches',
possessed nice properties of hearing ; and the win,. I
!faring and light treading awoke him from sleep,
Cud supposing it to be occasioned by robbers, he I
listened to their convoniaticif„ holding his breath I
lest he Cheek' give thorn notici of his being awoke, ,
The girls themselves were a little Brushed et the
Isterfia of Oa lOW, and extremely ensigns that it
ihould be kept Iritrn parent., the(' cones,.
within was upon the beet method of catesialing it
from them, etc. ; the agent caught this pan of
and a put, too, ,itched as his imagination was at
the time, a little startling.
Sally rays to Nelly.-0 1 it is much later than we
should have bfim' ;" to which Nelly replied—
" Yes, it is, but we here got in without disturb.
nig anybody. So. far is all right ; but we must be
quick, or we shalt be discovered, and all will go
Wr1.1114 with us."
The agent was now certain they were robbers ;
and in the dark as he now was, saw nothing before
him but robbery and murder. He grasped his p:s.
tot, mechanically and firmly ; cautiously cocking
it, he prepared for his assailants; directly, he felt a
hand on the bedclothes passing in the direction of
his pillow, under which his money and pantaloons
were laid ; he held his breath, and put himself
1 in a position to reduce the liability of injuring him
self on discharging his pistol, &Id to insure its ef.
feet upon his assailants, supposing lie meted at a
vital tart ; the band continued to pass round the
upper part of the bed, but dal not seem to hit the
This gave the agent time for reflection. " Shall
11," thought tie, shed blood m protection of this to
fie of my employes', or shall I permit it to be 'Wi
en, and bear the brunt of unjust (as they would be)
suspicions against myself!" This was well—u
Was noble-4er had he fired, endless would have
been his remorse, though the act would have been
legally jus.ificable. But imagine his surprise, when
lie beard a soft sweet voice, %hien ippeared to be
no more than two feet (tom him, say—
" Sae, I can't find my night-cap "
The truth flashed upon him. He had been poi
i Ito Nally's bed during her absence, and the night.
cap fur which she had been searching for in the
(link had been removed by her mothe!'. The eb--
: tot dropped from his tian.l as hisanctively as it hail
been grasped before and it appeared there was a
bit of fun instead if a robbery std murder al-er his
Itarsl day's travel. So, with as Intie noise as pos
sible, he drew titmeell towards that.part of the bed
usually denominated g• backside," where be lay
quietly awaiting the result.
Ship mil soon disroted and ready for bed, but in
getting in she accidentatly put her hand upon the
agent's h - ad.
s. Why, Nelly !” she exclaimed, there's somebody
in the bid, as auto as I am alive."
Qur hero (liar such he ought to be called) was
almost convulsed with laughter.
" It's only little sic, replied' Nally, " she always
sleeps with me."
This tiliswirsatisfied Susy ; without
thi least tear, en into bed. The girls were snugly
ensconced cinder the gill, which had been made
thirtsiman . befonsorith (as they,supposed) little is
en the t ' l4 . lido,sciy.,Rolbearin the middle,and
NAY Millie fieitt, 60 . 1 1[1.111'104 sia_had beak
/when in b ed with be and ma, as Maly Ti.
Snsy 13 4 o!bear was as affectionate
. girl as Indi
ana oin tOist of,and es a limo, of ibis vsertinti,
we have the tact that she could not go In sleep un
til she could give little Big, a hiss--so she turned
over to perform t'ie pleasurable act, when the put
her hand on our herai face, and reeling, his hose
whiskers, she was made aware of her mistake
In /vas time than it takes us to tell it, she gathered
np the-bed clothes arid with an effurt alino,t, su
perhuman, she sprsog into the middle of the room
" It's a man Nelly !"
Nellp of course partaking of Sissy's alarm, rush
ed 11110 her father'a mom followed by Susy leasing
our hero in perfect fits of laughter from which lie
has not recosred to-this day, as:he lauglisimmodet
ately every time he sees a pistol, or the oceurence
comes to his remembrance.
Nelly's father was up in :a twinkling, and a ligh'
being obtained by the-aid of a locn-fueo match, the
whole affair was eiplained tu the girls, who pate
el through the room, of which our hero was in
lull possession with a light in hand, gathering op
'heir personal clothing as they passed through to
another room in the attic story of the house—whore
they retired and WOO fell asleep.
Susan [bitten boring played the moot convict)
OUP part in this affair, ut tha two girls, did not wait
for break hist, but made her oveepe from the house
as Soon Be the ;
LI CMS of het own innocence, boldly met our hero
lees to lave at the breakfast table, where she learn.
e.I of the narrow escape she made of baing*hot fir
Our hero farmed the cansiution that a pistol was
not r► tit instrument to he used in cou,,tty lima, with
a resolution that he will never curry n, but trus t
himself to the mercy of the rotbers end the provi
dance of UAL
FACTS IR HISTORY --let the tatter pare of the terrh
miniy a man or slave wis sold in England 1,1
Isar thin ten dollen', and the price of a gray.houud
the same At that period the rubbery of a hawk'r
nest was as great a crime in the eye of the law as
Lie minder of a human being !
The tertian.' of Athahualva was an apart flint
twenty-two feet in length and sigteen in bread•li,
as high as hi could reach, filled with vessels ul
Spain was nea.!y ruined by the precious metals
Imm the American mines. In the iregiiiiiing u'
Phillip the 2.l's reign, the city of Seville gave ern-
P l rlgnotil l o 16,00 0 looms in silk and woolen wnrk,
and 130,000 mainntacturers. Before Phillip 3d en
ded his reign the looms in that city wore reduced
When wealth pours in suddenly it destroys all
sober plans of linitietry and produces extravagance,
idleness, mid wild speculation
The history of nation: and individuals will show
that long connnuel prosperity is not favorable elitist
to morals or happiness. Hues it is good for us
occasionally to be afflicted. Wealth and luxury,
not Phi lip, conquered Athens--anti Rome sac.
climbed to riches, not the northern barbarians.—
With these " facts in history" before its, it - would
ue well kir us to pause Ware we become corittin.
id and enervated in the same way. We 'sly
muvh doubt whether there ever wu a people so
exclusive') intent upon amassing/Ml*B as we are
—.or had less scruples in the mud. of obtaining
them. True, we work hard and save paraimoni•
ously—but we atop at nothing in addition.
The Duke of Wellington's plate was estima'ed
at thuruirsulthousand pounds sterling, nearly halt
a million of dollars. Many of hiscountr i met. have
died of starvation.—Sam's Elevator.
LC41111)10 TO SPILL —Bad Spelling is diserei:i a.
ble. Every young man should be maser of his
native Mtge's , . He that will n t learn to spell the
language that icon his tongue and before his eyes
every hour, show, no great aptitude fur the duties
of an in.elligent and observing man. Bad rpelin g
therefore is a discreditable hid:cation. It indicates
a blundering man—a man that cannot see 14 ith t •
eyes open. Accordingly we have known tie &pith.
cation of more than one young man, made
great display of penmanship and parade of refer.
once ; rejected for his bad spelling
Ltd spelling is a very had indication. He who
rwts may read it. A bruit school-boy, utterly in
capable of appreciatig your stores of science, an
and Ideratere, can see your bad spelling at a glance
and crow over You will find it hard in inspire
that boy as itli,an . ‘ great respect fir your attainments
Bad spelling is therefore a very moral) 'lig and in•
convenient defect. We have known men, thrown
hio prominent positiorii, acia-harited ul their deb
ciency to tHs respect, dial they never ventured to
send a :ever ti;i it had been revised by a I ierd
This was, to say no more, eufficiewly
We say again learn to - spell. Re•.p your eye'
open when you read, alai it ray wird 44 do•
Immo from your moste, ascertain which is rig).l—
your diciiut.ary by you; an., in vvriiii.g
wheneveryun have the least misgiving ;hr
spelling ofa tvurJ, Look out at Dace, and re
member it. Do not let laziness get the bc:ter ti
" John, ho,4's your ma FP
01, Pile'. 1 rand at,nn . Hovi 's p.urf.? '
" Feeble enon;:h ; got so that can I.ck he,
now, and have every ib;ng my own - way Yon
dcin't see me going errands, and Corr% chores abun
home, as used to."
ar A threliman having a friend .on; in itj.
entorry, wrote to his friends informing them that
rifler addressing a large meeting of eitizene, 114
scallokl on which he morel gave way, owing ti
which he tell and broke his neck.
O. A geno: on! in lowa Lae just in wen id a
monde; bona that mill jump Mini miles an hour.
Thimatilli power , a bag Wt.* asps
this ii act en agi of progress
Never sell. 'my old ekthee wit h out
teething in the iraisteroat pocket, ai the Jew lea-
Cies f hen that it is a sovereign, mod sires yen a
much bruit price MA them.
Never buiti your fingers, which you easy de,,if
you marry a woman nt property without Ingetriut
whnt her properly is first.
Never throw a stone at anyone until you kayo
!nuked to bee whether there is is window behind,
nr)lgi may have to pay rather dearly for your
Never let your prate leave you at au o . ritioary, as
bete is no kuotoritta whoa you may Ws U beak
Never refuse at an evening, psrly to sea a lady
to her carriage, u the prabab4ity is ynaPil save •
cab by her salting you, " if she can't drop you as
your uay borne
Never teat et your list in the passage, outage We
a had one.
Never fix your own price, but leave it " *wire.
ly-to the liberality" of the gentleman, as the eban
gee are you will get a great deal more by the opet.
Never sit next to a youna lady at dinuer, frustum
leily mills, and does 1101 cure about eriti#.
Never bu executor to a will, es ii is ell liabiLl y,
great trouble Lid do profit.
Never quarry; with your wife, as you will only
have to make it up, and to pay fur the recohcilia•
dun, In die shape of a box at the opera, or a Jima,'
ut aictimoml, kir a cashmere shawl.
Nirver.mentioh you have receivad - i legacy, or
oleo some impeuittent fellow will be asking you
to wand s dinner.
Never pay to see a beloon go np, as you Can sal
it much better by remaining oute.de.
A Loan Efirr.-o.le riummerevening Net year,
we were eapdy .sate,! in orri a those arm Cit Site
at the Clintun Hotel, amok mg one 4 the proprie,
toe. best cigars, conversing with friend p—, of
L 5116 letamd, when he asked es whether we seer
heard ol abet that was made by twu young gentle.
men who was seated on a farmer utilise:re, is
abutit the same place which we then occupied.
r• N..," we replied, 4' what was the pint"!
" There were two youlig hollows nthide a bet,
and joia then Dlr. Ilortgei, who kept the hotel at
that ticue, was coming .down Beekman MINN MS
of them said :
" Mr liuilgve, we have just made a bet whieb
we will lure fur lour daemon. The bet ammo)
to only twu bottles of champaigne, whicb we .14
drink to Jay, et dinner, provided you will charge it
to whoever you will decide has lost—mud yam
shall j tin as in drinking the wine."
" 1 am ailfltety: replied Mr. Hodges.
6i you understand the mantsement didleetly, is
Yes—yos ; I am to chirp the two boalas to
whoever loses 1"
Yois, that's it ; and we will pay you u soon as
you decide the bet, which bad better Us Julio&
immediately atter L!timer."
The dinner came ug et the own' hour, the wise
wee drank, aril Mr. Hodges who hail joined them
at the table, became botnewbat impatient, aail
eil i; het the bet was.
" R. has bet me that when Dr. Spring's chant
steeple tall■, it will be in the direction of the Lao
River, and I have bet him it won't. When you
decide who hay lost we will pay."
The amazed landlord looked at the party--eheek
his head, laughingly threatened to pay theta off (Di
the article they tied sold him and sloped. The
wine never wu charged I°4l4l:tarot the young sm.
OW °unto( remarked the whew dey, that he
nAlt time he pm up at I hotel, he should en:iss
his name as" Dan:et Sharp—Jadge."
Wtl anted him i 1 he had ever tried it, and Ye
“ Yee, 1 tried i: ones, and it worked like a eking:
I had the beat accommodation in the howls fel
about I week, it ilbeut any expense—ttll the land• .
lenl o:ie day touched me en my arm end says
" Y9O ere Judge,of the Probate, aro pas nett"
"No," ripited f.
"Not of the Supreme Court, certainly r' soya ht.
" Ni," rej 4uod I, " nut of any comet.'
" 01 whet aro you judge, then 1" eontinoottltro,
thioklng of the man) fizina he had unt op to tay
I ras . pulge," pompously returned I, « fsl
Sr Drat 1 never knew a see:cling penes
that wai We to govern a family What makes
people scold ? because they cannot govern them
setree li,tw then cart they govern others t Those
who gnvent aeU are generally calm. • They are
pompt and resolute, bat steady and
0- It is waled that at Nottingham, England,
ha Brea , centre of the lace manufacture, Ley are
TarlU I 1:111:::ig a moat toaJ tint article of lac*
•nr u ) ii,,furr catgut., Latt.;cu• taus, &v., of i , on wire
I iron chips, and now iron capes for the
D .E! HODAIDLL !!-:We team that elme.
where down the the tirer, an old man, upwards of
eiglry years ofne had a gnat tel suit his wile,
when she and.'en y a ised en axe, and writhes'
sa)ing a word, ittliberce4 walked out into the
raid' and chopped .o.ne wand
0::r 8111, what del yeti jam the Me.Ceen wet,
“ For : lori,”
Did you go i:T ,
" I rather think I tlia— , two cratzher and a wool•
Sou - T.—To kw t pretty bigot-eyed
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