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QatnrDag) Itlorninn, iaiinatrt L\ 1855,
LOVE AND TIME-
Let those lament thy flight.
Who find a new delight
In every hour that o'er them swiftly flies ;
Whose hearts are free and strong
As some well-carolled song,
That charms liie ear with ever fresh surprise.
To wealth's stern devotee
Too fast the moments flee.
That gainful schemes to golden issues bring;
And fame's deluded child
By glory's dream beguiled,
To twine his laurel wreath would stay the wing.
They who have learned to bind
The warm and restless mind
In soft content to pleasure's rosy car,
May sigh ro hold thee back,
And linger on the track,
That sends no lofty promise from afar.
By the heart that turns
To those celestial urns
That with love's dew for ever flowing,
Uncherised are the years
No sympathy endears.
When all thy flowers droop beneaifc the snow.
What hnlv spell is thine
To bless a holy shrine.
Or wake glad echoes where no music flows 1
Why to a barren thing
With senseless ardor cling,
Or gardens till that never yield a rose?
Yet when devotion pure
Breeds courage to endure.
And grace to hallow the career of time,
When for another's joy
Thy moments we employ.
Like, clouds by sunbeams lit, they grow sublime.
The tender, true and brave,
Disdain a gift to save
In which soul only claims a weary part;
Nor would thy course delay
To pamper their frail clay.
And life consume in tricks of soulless art.
Haste, then, til! Thou hast brought
The good so fondly sought,
And love's bright harvest richly waves at last!
Then will I call thee mine,
And hail thee as divinp,
The present cherish, nor lament the past.
I'rom the Correspondence of the X. V. Observer.
Monks or St. Bernard.
The weather was threatening when we set of!
from Maringy, and we had m-r.y forebotings that
the dogs of St. Bernard might have to look us up,
if the storm should come before we reached the
hospice. A char-a-banc, a narrow carriage in
which we sat, three in a line, with the tandem
horses, was to convey us to the vdliage of Liddes
On leaving ihe valley and crossing the river Drance.
we soon commerced the ascent, by the majestic
heights on either hand. A terrible taie of devasta
tion and misery, of sublime fortitude and heroic
courage, is told of the valley of Bagnes, where the
ice had made a migh'y barrier against the descend
ing waters, which accumulated so rapidly that a
tunnel was cut through the frozen dam with in
credible toil, when it burst through and swept
madly over the country below, bearing destruction
upon its bnecm. In two hours some four hundred
Koines were destroyed, with thir'y-four lives, and
half a million dollars worth of proper y We were
four hours and a half getting up to LidJes, where
we had a wretched dinner, and then mounted
hordes to ride lo the summit of ihe pass.
Ttie rain, which had been falling at intervals all
the morning, was changed into snow as we got
into colder regions The pith became rougher and
more difficult, and i! was hard to believe that even
the indomitable spirit of Napoleon could have car
tied an army, with all the munitions of war, over
such a rou'e as this. Yet the passage now is
smooth and easy compared with what it was when,
in 1309, he crossed the Alps.
After leaving the miserable village of St. Fierre,
through which a Roman Catholic procession was
passing, and we had an opportunity of refusing to
take off our ha's, though some of the peasants in-
Is.sled on our so doing, we came up to heights
were no trees and few shrubs were grow ing, flow
ers sometimes would put their sweet laces up
through the snow and smile on us as we passed,
and I stopped to gathej them as emblems of beauty
and happiness in the midst of desolation and death
The most of the ttavelers on their upward way,
were mnun ed on mules, but a lew were on loot,
and among these was one of the monks of the
dospice, who with a couple of blooming Swiss
damsels. was returning to his quarters from a visit
below. VVe pascd one or two oottages, and a
hnujß of stone which had been built away up here
tor the reception of benighted travellers, and after a
•''i some journey of four hours just at sunset, we
the Hospice, a large three story stone
house, on the height ola mountain more than 1000
feet above the sea, the highest inhabited spot in
Europe. To shelter those who are compelled to
0,0,8 formidable pass in winter, when the paths
3 e ldr ''own underneath the snow, and travellers are
1 ' anger of bemg overtaken by storma, or over-
C " n ' ! fatigue and sinking in the deptha of the
L 11 'i hig hospice has been founded, and sustained
l9 ""timer season, as now, it is merely a large
where pleasure parties are drawn by curiosity
be monks and their establishments, famed
ld9 world over lor its hospitality and self-denying
ar 'y- The snow was falling fast as we ascend,
■he rugged pa'h, and at least six inches ol it lay
be g ro , ln( | al |[ie lQ p j reach-
1 ' m 'be midst of such a storm. It gave me a
picture ol the hospice when its walls and
eerfy, hm s aa j ; n j sympathies are r.ceJed for
exhausted pilgrim". Such were some
THE BRADFORD REPORTER
who arrived here this evening. Father Millard a
young monk, received us at the door, and after
pleasing salutations conducted us to our chambers,
plainly furnished apartments wiih nocarpetson the
floor, tut with good beds. The house was very
cold. As the season is not far advanced, perhaps
their winter fires were not kindled, and as no luel
is to be had except what is brought up from below
on the backs of horses, it is well for the monks to
be chary of its use. Our host led us to the cham
ber in which Napoleon slept when fie was here,
and my young German friend occupied the same
bed in which the Emperor lay. He did not tell me
in the morning that his dreams were any better
than mine, though I had but a humble pilgrim's.
After we had taken possession of our quariers,
we were at liberty to survey the eslablishmeut
We began at the kitchen, where a small army of
servan's were preparing dinner over immense
cooking stoves. The house is fitted up to lodge
seventy guests, but often times a hundred and even
five hundred have been known to be here at one
time. To get dinner for such a host, in a house so
many miles above the rest of the world is no small
affair. We came up io die Cabinet, enriched with
[ a thousand curious objects of nature and art, many
of them presented by travelers, grateful for kind
ness they had received, and some of them relics of
the old Romans who once had a temple to Jupiter
on this spot. The reception room, which was alo
a sitting and dining room, was now rapidly filling
up with travellers, arriving at nightfall One Eng
lish lady, overcome with the exertion of climbing
the hill on horseback, sank upon the floor and faint- '
ed as soon as she was brought in. A gentleman
who had bu' little more nerve in him, was also ex
hausted. The kind-hearted priests ha-tened to
bring restoratives, artd speedily carried off the in
valids to their beds—the best place for them. It
was quite late, certainly seven fri the evening be
lore dinner was served, and with edged appetites,
such as only mountaing climbing in snow time
wc were ready a', the call. The monks
wait upon their guests, girded with a napkin, tjfk
ing the place of servants, and thus showing, or j
making a show ofhumiiry. It was not pleasant lo
my feelings to have a St. Augustine monk, in the j
habit ol his order, a black cloth frock reaching to '
his leet and.buttoned with a white band around his
neck and passing down in front and behind to his |
girdle, now standing behind me while I was eat
ing. offering to change my plate, and serving me
an alacrity worth imitating by those whose business
it is to wait on table. And when I said, "thank '
you. father," it was no more than the tribute of
respec due to a gentleman of education am! taste, 1
whose religion had condemned to such a life as !
this. Father Millard presiJed at the table, and was 1
very conversable with the guests cheerfully im- j
parting such informa'ion as was desired.
Of she eight or ten monks here, riot one of them
sppaks the English language but the French, Italian,
and German are all in use among them. I enquir
ed of Father Millard if those terrible disasters of
which we formerly read so much—travellers per
ishing in the snow—are of frequent occurrence.—
He told me that rarely, I -think he said never, does
a winter pass, without some accident of the sort
Hundreds of ihe peasantry engaged in trade, or for
the sake of visiting friends, will make ihepass and
though the paths are marked by high poles set up
in summer, these are sometimes completely buried
under moun'ains of snow and the poor traveller
loses his way and sinks as he would in the sea
He also told rne that after his brethren reside in
this cold climate for a few years, they find their
health giving way, and they are obliged to retire
to some other field of labor, and usually with broken
constitutions. Yet there are always some who are
willing at this hazard to devo'e ihe best years of
their life to the noble woik of saving the lives of
others. Honor to the men, whether their faith be
ours or not.
Our dtnner ; this being our only dinner where
monks were our hosts and servants, is worth being
reported. We had no printed bill ot fare ; but my
young friends helped me to make out the next day
as lollows: 1. Vermicelli soup. 2 Beef a la
mode. 3. Potatoes. 4. Roast lamb. 5 Dessert
of nu's, figs, cheese &c. This, with plenty of
wine, for which the cellars of St. Bernard are
famous was dinner and supper enough for any :
cer'arnly we were prepared to do it justice as to a
table spread in the wilderness.
After dinner, the party now numbering fif'y or
more assembled from the two or three refecories
in the drawing-room, and the many languages
spoken gave us a small idea of Babel. One of the
priests took his seat at a pcor piano, sadly out ol
tune, and commenced some lively airs. The two
Swiss maidens who had come up with him to visit
the hospice, stood one on each side of him at the
piano, and sarig with great glee to his mu.-ic, and
at the clo*o ol every song ihe party applauded with
hearty clapping ol hands that would have pleased
Mario and Grisi. I ai-ked Father Millard, who
stood by me all the evenins, and with whom I
formed a very pleasant acquaintance, if they had
such gay times every night. He said that during
the summer travel they had pleasant people who
enjoyed themselves much during their brief visit.
We certainly did. And at an hour later than usual,
we retired to our chambers. It was so cold that I
had to take my Glasgow blanket and wrap myelf
well in it belore turning in but I slept soundly and
was awakened by the Convent bull, before daylight
calling the monies to morning prayers, 1 rt se and
hastily dressing hurried to the chapel. The priests,
the servant", and thirty or forty muleteers who had
come wiih the travellers were on their kriees on the
stone floor of a very pretty chapel, devoutly wor*
shipping. None of the travellers were here j but
those who entertained and served them, had left
their beds belore dawn lo pray.
Breakfast was not prepared lor all at once, but
each person as he ws ready ealled for his cofleo
and rails, and they were immediately brought.
The celebrated dogs of St Benard were playing
m ihe snow a* I stepped out B f cr b'eakfas'. • a
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY AT TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY, PA., BY E. O'MEARA GOODRICH.
" RESARDLESS OF DENUNCIATION FROM ANT QUARTER."
noble set of fellows they were, and invested with a
sort of romantic nobility, when we thought of them
ploding their way through diilts leading on the
search lor lost travelers and carrying on their necks
a basket ot bread and wine which may be as lifts
to the dead.
The dead come and see them. Close by the
hospice i a square stone house, into which are
carried the lifeless bodies of those whoperish in the
snow, and are found by the dog, or on the melt,
ing of the snow in the summer. They cannot dig
graves on these rocky heights, and it is always so
cold that the bodies do not rot, but they are placed
in this charnel house just as they are foottd, and
are left to dry up and gradually to turn to dust, I
counted thirty skulls lying on the ground in the
midst of ribs, arms and legs; and twenty skeletons
were hanging around the room, a ghastly sight.—
In one corner a dead mother held the bones of her
dead child in her arms ; as she perished so she
stood to be recognized if she might be, by anxious
friends, but none had ever come to olaim her,
What a tale of tender and tragic interest we read
in these bor.es. Sad and sickening the sight is,
and I am willing to get away.
Father Millard walked with me into the chapel,
showed me the paintings, artd the monument to
General Dessaix, and when I asked him for the
box into which alms are put, he pointed to it, and
hastened away that he might not see what I put in.
They make no charge for entertaining travelers;
but every honest man will give at least as much in
the way of a donation, as he would pay at a hotel.
lMy friend, as I now call him, Father Maillard,
embraced me tenderly, and even kissed me, when
I bade him farewell, and mDunting my horse, set
off at eight in the morning, with a bright sunshine,
to descend the mountain.
" I DID AS"THE REST DID " —This tame,yielding '
spirit—this doing "as the rest did"—has ruined j
A young man is invited by vicious companions to
visit the theatre, or the gambling room, or other '
haun's of licentiousness. He becomes dissipated, ;
spends his time, loses his credit, squanders his
property, and at last sinks inter an untimely grave. '
What ruined him? Simply •' doing what the rest
A father has a family of son*. He is wealthy.— |
Other children in the same situation of life do so
and so, are indulged in these thing and that. He
induges his own in the same way. They grow up
idlers, triflers and fops. The father wonders why
his children do not succeed better. He has spent
so much money on their education, has given them
great advantages ; but alas ! they are only a source '
of vexation and trouble. Poor man, he is just pay- j
ing the penalty of " duin£ as the rest did."
This poor mother strives hard lo bring up her
daughters genteelly. They learn what others do,
to paint, to sing, to play, to dance, and several oth
er useful matters. In time they marry; their hus
bands to suppotl their extravagance, !
and they are soon reduced to poverty and wretch
edness The good woman is as'onished. " Truly," ■
says she, " I did as the rest did
The sinner, following the example of oihers,
puts off repentance, and negleota to prepare for
death. He passes along through life, till, una
wares. death strikes the fatal blow. He has no
time left now to prepare. And he goes down to de
struction, because ha was so foolish to " do as the
A WEI.I. OITDXAED HOME."—These words are
a '• home thrust" to many in practical lessons ol
wisdom The relations of husband and wife, parents
and children, and brothers and sisters, are all em
braced within their meaning To the hushand,
love, kindness, honesty, sincerity and forbearance
towards the chosen partner of his life, are essential.
To the wife, a loving heart, a cheeilul home;
" bright fires instead of black stoves," smiles of
welceme, devotion and obedience, mutual fore
bearance, mutual interests, a cultivation of mutual
taees, pursuits and studies, a love of the beautiful
and true. To parents fixed rules of government for
children, founded on justice ard mercy, whose
fruit is love, recognising and strictly observing the
rights of the child, as scrupulously as they demand
obedience; lo cultivate order and system in all
things, and a taste for the useful and beautiful, in
s ead of lollies and frivolities—all these are equally
essential. Provide amusements for children if you
would keep them from seeking it away from home
Make the house cheerful and happy and desirable,
if you would have it irresisiable lo all the members
of it. Discard (he austerity and cold stiffness of
formality, but observe all the true arid genuine po
liteness of honesty, hearty humanity, which teaches
us to "do unto others, as we would that others
should do urilo us" and " love one another." Such
ahome should every christian family be. Then the
seeds of piety, honesy, uprightness, cheerfulness,
and elevated happines*, sown and nutured in the
home, would spring up and grow and multiply, as
ihedifierent membars ol tbe-e families radiated to
all points of the compa*s like a halo of glory ; and
" peace on earth, and good will to man," would be
the glorious result.
POLITENESS AT HOME.—By endea*oting to ac
q iire a habit ot politeness, it will soon become fa
miliar, and sit on you with ease, if not with ele
gance L J i it never be forgotten that genuine po
liteness, is a great fosterer of family love It sof
tens the boisterous, stimulates the tndolvn', sup
presses selftshnes*, and by for r ing a hat it ofcon
sideratinn for othets, harmonises the whole. Po.
liteness begets poli'-ufrs, and brothers may eaily
be won by it o leave off the rude ways they bring
home from college. Sisters ought never to receive
any little attention without th i king them for it,
never to ask a favor of ihem but in courteous terms
—never to reply to their questions.in monosyllables
and they will soon be ashamed to do such thing*
The Boston Massacre—March the sth, 1770.
Oil Friday, the 2d day of March, 1770, a soldier
of the 29th asked to be employed at Gray'a rope
walk, and was repulsed in the coarsest words.—
He then defied the ropemaker to a boxing-match ;
and one of them accepting his challenge, he was
beaten off. Returning wiih several of his compan
ions. they too were driven away. A large number
came down to renew the fight wiih clubs and cut
lasses, and in their turn encountered defeat By
this time Gray anJ others interposed, and for that
day prevented further disturbance.
There wa an end of the affair at the ropewalk,
but not at the uarracks, where the soldiers inflam
ed eaeh oihers' passions, as if the honor of ihe re
giment were tarnished. On Saturday they prepar
ed bludgeons; and being resolved to brave the
citizens on Monday night, they forewarned their
particular acquaintance not to be abioad. Without
| duly restraining his men, Carr, the Lieutenant
Colonel ol the twenty-ninth, made complaint to
the Lieutenant Governor of the insult they had re
The Council, deliberating on Monday, seemed
of opinion that the town would never be safe from
quarrels between the people and the soldiers, as
long as soldiers should be quartered among them.
In the present case, the owner of the ropewalk
gave satisfaction by dismissing the workmen com
The officers shoulJ, on their part, have kept their
men within the barracks after nightfall. Instead of
it, they left them to roam the streets. Hutchinson
should have insisted on measures of precaution;
but fie too much wished the favor of all who had
influence at Westmins'er.
Evening came on. The young moon was shin
ing brightly in a cloudless winter sky, and its light
W3s increased by a new fallen snow. Parties ol j
soldiers were diiving about the sweets, making a
parade of valor, challenging resistance, and striking ;
the inhabitants indiscriminately with slicks or j
A band which rushed out from Murry's Bar- I
racks, in Braille street, armed with clubs, cutlasses
and bayonets, provoked resistance, and an affray
ensued. Ensign Maul, at the gale of the barrauk
yard, cried to ihe soldiers, "Turn out and I will j
stand by you ; kill them ; stick them ; kick them J
down ; run your bayonets through them and one i
soldier al'er another levelled a firelock and threat
ened to " make a lane" through the crowd. Just
before 9, as an officer crossed King street, now
Siate stree', a barber's lad cried after him. "There
goes a mean fellow who halii not paid my master
for dressing his hairon which the sentinel sta.
tioned at the westerly end of the Custom House,
on the corner of King street, and Exchange lane, !
left his post, and with his musket gave the boy a
stroke on the head, which made him stagger and
cry lor pain.
The street soon became clear, and nobody troub
led the sentry, when a pariy ot soldiers issued vi
elently from the main guard their arms glittering
in tho moon light, and passed on, hallooing.—
" Where are they ? Where are they ? Let them
come." Presently twelve or fifteen more, u"ering
the same cries, rushed from the sou h into King
street, arid so, byway ol Cornhtll, toward Murry
Barracks. " Piay, soldiers, spare my life," cried
a boy of iwelve, whom they met. "No.no, I'll
kill you all," answered one of ihem, arid knocked
him down with a cutlass. They abused and insult
ed several person* at their doors, and oihers in the
etreet, " running about like madmen in a fury,"
crptng " Fire," which seamed their wa'chword,
and " where are they ? knock them down." Their
outrageous behavior occasioned the ringing of the
bell ai the head of King stieet.
The citizens, whom the alarm set in motion,
came out with canes and clubs ; and, partly by the
interlerence of well disposed officers, partly by the
courage ol Crispus Attacks, a mulatto and some
others, the fray at the barracks was soon over. Of
the citizens, the prudent shouted "homo, home;"
others, it was said, called nut, " Huzzali for the
main guard, there is the nest;" but the main guard
was not molested the whole evening.
A body of soldiers came up Royal Exchange
lane, crying " Where are cowards?"and brandish
ing rheir arms, pissed through King street From
ten to twenty boys came after them, asking 1 Where
are they ?" " There is ihe soldier who knocked
me down,'' said ihe barber's bay, and they began
pushing one another toward the sentinel He prim
ed and loaded his musket. " The lobster is going
10 shoot us," cried ihe boy. Waving his piece
about, the sentinel pulled the trigger. "If you fire
you must die for it," 6aid Henry Knox, who was
passing by. " ! don'i care," replied the sentry ;
' damn them ; if ihey touch me, I'll fire." " Firo
and be d—d," shonied ihe boys, for they were per
suaded he could not do it without leave from a civ
-11 officer; and a young fellow spoke out, "We
will knock him down for snapping," while ihey
whistled through their fingers and huzzaed.
" Stand off," said the sentry, and shouted aloud
" Turn out, main guard. They are killing a sen'i
nel," reported a servant from the Custom-House,
running to the main guaxl. " Turn out; why don't
you turn out?" cried Preston, who was captain of
the day, lo the guard. ' He appeareJ in a great
flutter ol spirits," and " spoke to them roughly "
A party of six, nvo of whom, Kilroi and Mon gom
eiy, had been wors'ed at ihe ropewalk, formed w.th
a corporal in Iront, and Preston following. With
bay one s fixed, haughidy rushed through the neo
ple upon a trot, crushing them and pushing them
as ihey went along. They found about ten persons
around the sentry, while about filly or sixty came
down wiih them. '• For God's sake," said Knox,
holding Prer on by the coat, " lake your men back
again: il'ney fire your life most answer for the
censeqor nces." " I know what I am about,'' said
he hastily, and much agitated.
None pressed on them or provoked tbem till
they began loading, when a party of about twelve
tn number, with their siickt in their hands, moved
tern 'he middle cf lie e'teetwhers they had been
slanding, gave three cheers and passed along the
front olthe soldiets, whose muskets some ol them
struck as they went by. " You are cowardly ras
cals," they said, " for bringing arms against naked
men ; lay aside your guns, and we are ready for
you" " Are the soldiers loadeJ?" inquired the
Palmes of Preston. "Yes," he answered, with
powder and ball. "Are they going to fire upon
the inhabitants?" a.'ked Theodote Bliss. " They
cannot without my orders," replied Preston ; while
" lite town born" called out, "Come on, you ras
cals, ynu bloody backs, you lobster scoundrels,
fire il you dare. We know yon dare not." Just
then Montgomery received a blow from a stick
thrown, which hit his musket; and the word fire
being given, he stepped a little on one side, and
shot Attacks, who at the time was quietly leaning
on a lot.g stick. The peopls immediately began
moving off. " Don't fire," said Langford, the
watchman, to Kilroi, looking him full in the face ; .
but yet he did so, and Samuel Gray, who was
standing next to Langford with his hands in his bo
som, fell lifeless. The rest fired slowly and in
succession on the people who was dispersing. One
aimed deliberately at a boy who was running
lor sarety. Montgomery then pushed at Palmes to
stab him ; on which the latter knocked the gun out
ot his hand, and levelling a blow at him, hit Pres
ton Three persons were killed, among them At- j
tacks, the mulatto; eight wero wounded, two ofj
them mortally. Of all the eleven, not more than
one had any share in the disturbance.
So infuriated were the soldiers that when the
men returned to take up the dead, they prepared
to fire again, but were checked by Pres'on, while
the twenty-ninth regiment appeared under arms in
King street, as il bent on a further massacre.—
"This is our lime," cried soldic-s of the fourteenth, j
and dogs were never seen more greedy lor their |
Th 9 bells rang in all the churches ; the town \
drums beat. "To arms, to arms," was the cry.—
And now was to be tested the true character of
Boston. All its sons came forth, excited almost to
madness; many were absolutely distracted by the
sight of the dead bodies, and of the blood which
ran plentifully in ihe stree's, arid was imprinted in'
all directions by loot tracks on the snow.—
" Our hearts," says Warren, " beat to arms ; al
most resolved by one stroke to avenge to avenge
the death ot our slaughtered brea.heren " But they
stood self possessed and irresistible, demanding
justice according to the law. "D: I ynu not know
that you should not have fired without orders Irom
a civil magistrate?" asked Hutchinson on meeting
Preston. " I did it," answered Preston, "to save
The people would not be pacified till the regi
ment was confined to the guard-room and the bar
racks, and Hutchinson himself gave assurances that
instant inquiries should be made by the County
Magistrates. The body of them then retired, leav
ing about one hundred persons lo keep watch on
Ihe examination, which lasted till three hours after
midnight. A warrant was tssupd against Preston,
vrho surrendered himself to the Sheriff, and the
soldiers who composed the party were delivered
up and commuted to prison— Bancroft 's new vol.
History of (J S.
MEDICAL IME or SALT —In many cases of a dis
ordered stomach, a teaspoonful of salt is a certain
care. In the violent internal aching, termed chol
ic, add a teaspoonful of sail lo a pint of cold water
—drink it and go to bed—it is one ol the speediest
remedies known. The same will revive a person
who seems almost dead Irom teceiving a very hea
vy fall, &o.
In an apoplectic fit, no time should be lost in
ponring down salt and water, if sufficient sensibili
ty remain to allow ol swallowing, if not the head
must be sponged with cold water until the senses
return, when salt will completely restore the pa
tienl irom the lethargy
In a fit, the feet should be placed in warm wa
ter, with mustard added, the legs briskly rubbed,
all bandages removed from the neck, and a cool
apartment procured if possible. In many cases ol
severe bleeding at the lungs, and when other re
modies fail, Dr. Resh found two teaspoonfuls of
suit completely stayed the blood.
In case of a bite from a mad dog, wash the part
with strong brine for an hour, then bind on some
salt with a rag.
In toothache, warm salt and water he'd to the
part, and renew two or three times, will relieve in
most cases If the gums be aflected wash the
mouth with bine; if the teeth bs covered with
tartar, wash diem twice a day with salt and wa
In swelled neck, wash the part with brine, and
diink it twice a day until cured.
Salt will expel worms, if used in lood in a mod.
erate degree, and aids digestion ; but salt meat is
injurious il used much.
ADVICE TO THE GIRLS.— Mrs. Ellis WHO is evi
dently an observer ol girls as well as " men and
things," talks to the girls as follows:
" My pretty little dears—You are no more fl lor
matrimony than a pullet is to look after a family ol
"The truth i, my dear girls, you want, general
ly speaking, more libetly and less fashionable re
s raint, more kitchen and less parlor, more l*g ex
ercise and less sofa, mora making pu Mings and
less piano, more frankness and less mock modes
ty more breakfast and less bustle. 1 like the bux
om, bright eyed, rosy cheeked, full breasted bounc
ing lss, who can darn stockings, make her own
frorks, mend bowsers, command a regiment of
pots and kettles, milk the cows, feed the pigs,chop
the wood, and shoot a wild duck as we.l as the
Du'chess of Marlborough or the Queen of Spain
be a lady withal in the drawing room.
People are often found dead wr-h an empty
bottle by their side, wh *h piece* thr neceesi j' oT
keeping a full en' - .
MARINO INDIA RCBUSR SHOES. —Contrary to the
; general impression, India rubber, in the process ol
manufacturing, is not melted, but is passed through
( heated iron rollers, the heavies, of which wtfgh
I twenty ions, and thus worked or kneaded as
( dough is at a bakery. The rubber is neatly all pro.
j curei ' fro ™ 'he mouth of the Amazon, in Brazil to
j which point it is sent from the interior. Its form
j upon arrival, is that ola jug or pouch, a he natives
j use clay moulds of that shape, which they repeal
• eJiy dip into the liquid caoutchouc until a coaling
of the desired Ihirkness accnmula'es, when the
clay is broken and emptied out. The rubber, af
ter being washed, chopped fine, and rolled to a
putty like consistency, is mixed wilh a compound
| of metallic substances, principally white lead and
: 'o give it body or firmness. Those sheets
! designed for the soles of shoes are passed under
rollers having a diamond figured surface. From
these the soles are cut by hand, and the several
pieces required to perfect the shoe are put together
by females, on a last. The natural adhesion of the
mbber joins the seams. The shoes are next var
nished, and baked in an oven capable of holding
about two thousand pairs and heated to about three
hundred degrees, where they remain seven or eight
hours. 1 his is called the " vulcanizing ' process,
by which the rubber is hardened. A large quanti
ty ol cotton cloth and cotton flannel is used to line
shoes, and is applied to ihe rpbber while it is yet
in sheets. Not a particle of any of these materials
is los'. The scraps of rubber are re melted, and
the bits ofclo'h are chopped up with a small quan
tity of rubber and rolled out into a substance re
sembling pasteboard to form the inner sole. The
profits of th> business have been somewhat cur
tailed of ia'e hy the prevailing high price of rubber,
which ha varied wither a year Irorn twen'y to six
ty cents per pound. The demand, however, is
veiy !a-ge. A species o! rubber shoe, lined with
flannel, is ex'er.atvely used in some parts of the
country as a subs i u'e for the leather shoe.— Jour.
CONTENTMENT^—A LITTLE PARABLE FROM THE
GERMAN —lt happened once on A hot summer's
day that I was standiug near a well, when a littl*
bird flew down seeking wa'er. There was indeed
a large trough near the well, but it was empty, end
I grieved lor a moment to think the little crealnre
muo go away thirs'y; bat it settled upon the edge
of the irougti, ben! its lit'a head downwards then
raised it again, spread its wings and soared away,
singing: its thirst was appeased, f walked up to
the tronuh and there in the stonework, I saw a ht>
tie hole about the size of a wrens egg. The water
held there had been a"source of revival and re
freshment ; It had enough for the present and
desired no more This is conten'mcnt
Again, I stood by a lovely, sweet smiling flower,
and there came a bee,'hntnming and socking; and
it chose the flower far its field of sweets. But the
flower had no honey. Tiiis I knew k<r it had to
nectary. What then, fought I, wili the bee do!
It came buzzing out of the of the cup to take a fur
ther flight, but, as it came up it spied the stamens
full of golden farina, good for making the wax, and
it rolled its iittle legs against them till they looked
like yellow hose, as the bee keepers say; and then
thus heavily iaden, flew away home. Then, 1
said—" Thou corneal seeking honey, and finding
none, hss been satisfied with wax, and hath stored
it lor the hou- e that thy labor might not be in vain.
Thou likewise shall be to me a lesson of conter.t.
A Tnocoirr FOR YOONG MKN. —No wreck is O
shocking to behold, as that of a dissolute young
man. On the person the debauchee or inebriate
iswiitten. How nature hanas labels over him to
testify her disgu-t at the ex imple! Mow she loos
ens all his joints, 9®nds tremors along his muscles
and bends lorward his frame? The wretch whose
hie long pleasure it ha* been to debase himself
and debauch others, whose hear! has been spotted
with sin so that it is black all over, is an offence to
| the heart of the unblemished.
One ol the early minis era of Maiden liar,
ing several children to brp ize, pronounced the
name of the first John. When the second was
j brought fotward, he said, " This child who.-e name
[is John also, I baptize," &.?. The individual was
! ever after known by the name of " John also "
CO" A boy at a crossing begged something of a
j gentleman, who told him that he would give hira
something as he came buck.
The boy replied, " Your honor would be aston
ished if you knew how much money I lose by giv
ing credit in that vviy."
" Sammy, did you carry that umbrella home
that I borrowed yesterday ? '
No, father; you have often told me to lay up
; some hing for a rainy day, and as I thought it
would rain before long, I have laid the umbrella
i _ *
(£7" An old lady down east having kepi a hired
man on liver neatly a month, said.to him one day.
" Why, John, ! don't think you like liver, - ' "Oh
yes,'' Mi 1 John, '• I like it vety well for fifty or
sixty meals, but I don't think I'd like it as a steady
IMTCMPRRIKCC —No class suffers more from in
temperance than the poor. It robs them of fue ;
of food and clothing, ol shelter; of health—and of
almost every Messing They cannot afford to bo in -
j temperate themselves, or have intemperate friends,
lor relative*, or neighbors. The grog shop is thei f
implacable, ever exacting ; most deadly enemy.
Their interest ; the very instinct of self preservation .
every manly principle within them, demands that
they should combine for its suppression. No poor
man shoulj give fits against prohibition,Jor jo
so doing he vote* against his own welfare, i*t
hi* i* r efer,r art 1 prospective pmperi*r