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chaited from the store, rtquir4tg,no reninding o
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operation, without remorse to the handneedle. nit
iseequirrd by, other machines. They will do be
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unquestionably, the ben 31achines, in the market
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durability, ease c f monsgement, and adaptation
to all varieties of' family !itewitig--exccuting
either heavy or fine work with equal facility, and
without special sdjustment
As evidence of the unquestionid superiority
of their 3arldnes, the Gnovra & BAKEK SEW,
not Slocum' C0MP.10.17 beg leave to respectfully
refer to the following
flaring had can of Grov.er & Ittker'si W 4
flames in my Ismiiy for nearly a year and a hale,
I like pleasure in eel:emetic/int it as every way-!,
reliable fair the purp..se for which it is designed
- Sewing."—Alrs—loshua.Letwitt, wife
of Rer.Dr.,Lesvittr, Editor of V. Indriten
"I con fess myself deli . gh led with your Sewing
Machine, which has toms in my family for many
month. , . away Wen rredy for duty,
requiring no adjustment, end is easily adapted
to every variety of family sewinc, by simply
changing-the spools_ of thread."—M rm. lissbeth
Strickland. wife of Rev. Pr. Strickland, Editor
of N. Y. Christian Advocate.
." After trying several- good. machines, I puler
yOUT4,OII account . 1.1 its simplicity. soil the per
fect ease with %AMA it is managed, as well as
the 'strength,and darability of the seam: After
long experience. I feel „competent to epilik in
this manner. and to confidentlY recommend it for
every' variety of family sewing"-31ra. E. B.
Spooner:, wife of the Editor' of Brooklyn Star.
"t have used Grocer dr. Baker's Sewing Ira;
chine for two year*. and lure Nund it ad ipted
to ail kinds of Ltuily sewing,frein Cambric to .
Broadcloth, Garments bare been worn not with
out- the giving way of a stllth. The Machine itt
imaj)i kept in order, and easily aseci.".—Mrs. A.
B. Whipple, wife of her. Gco. Whipple, New
. Yor. . .
Your Sewing his been in use in toy
family - the 'past two years, and de ladies request
me to give
.yba their testimonials to its perfect
adaptcdness, as well as labor Laing qualities in
the performance of family an d h sase h u id sew .
ing.^—Robert Booralam.New York.-
m.For several nuantiss we have axed Grover &
Baker's Sewing machine, and hare come to the .
cenclusion that every lady whe desires her sew
ing beautifully and quiclAy done, wentsi be in ,et.
fort unnte'in possessing one of these reliable and
indefatigable • iron needle women,, whose core.
blued qualities of beauty. strength lied simplici
tit, are invalciable."—l. %S. Morrie, d.sughl ic e ,R f
Gen. Geo. P .,: )ilurrisi Editor of the Houle lour.
tEstrict of a letter from Thos. It. Leavitt,
Esq., an letnetienn gentleman, IMF roaidunt in
hydney, NeW South Wales, dated i*nv*ry
•• 1 bad a tent made in Melbottra, ite 1853, in
which there were eve/ three thobsand yards of
sewing done with one of brocer & linker's 31i,
chines, and a single iesinvof that has outstood
- all the doubts scams 'sewed. by sailors with a
needle and twine." : • '
"If Homer could be called up from his murky
hides, ,herwould sing the advent of Grover &
Baiter u l s more bridginutt_mirscle of art than
was cirri Values smithy. Ile would A:frontlinee
midnight skirt-making ita the , direful spring of
,woes unnusubcred.'"—Prof. North.
"I take pleasure in saying. that toe Grover &
Baker Sewing Machines have mare than. Sus
tained my expectation. After trying and return
ing others, I have three of them in operation in
ray different places. and, after four Years' laial.
have no fault Sad."—J. IL Ha nun end, Senator
of South Carolina.
".My wife has inid one of Grover dt !faker's Fain.
ilySewing 7d:whines for some titne,and I am 'atilt.
bed it is one of the best labor-saving within"
that has been invented. I take much tetenre
in ineowtowsiing it La the G. liar.
tia, Governor of Tetinesse.
t la s benutifai thing, and Oda ovrybody
into an excitement of good humor. W. , re I a
Catholic, I abetOd ..viaali? Saint* Grayer and
Baker haring an eternal haliday_in column:lore.
tine of their good deeds tot hainanity,"--Caasias
thinltlt by far the Vest patent in lbw; Vila
Nubile can be adapted from the finest cambric
to ths . ..hesileat eassimere. • It sews - stronger,
faster, and Ito** beittAltilly than any one can
Imagine.. Slmine could not be replaced. money
eculd not bay lit."-111;t..1. li. Drown, Nashville,
Teitn. • -
'lt is speedy, very neat, and durable in Itis
efork; is easily understood and k.pt in repair.
cansestly ramaniend this Machine to all my
acquaintances and uthem."—Mrs. M. A. Forrest,
• "We find this Machine to work to oar Wis.
faction, awl with pleastire reeommend it to the
pablk. 'ae we believe the tirovec & Baker to be
the best../3evring Machine is izse."—Deary Broth:
era, Alliaoniai Tam.'
-"If used e,r_clusively for family purposes, with
or ary este, I will. wager they will last one
thrii,seure years sod tea,' 4134 never get oat
of fig.7.,-;sdin Erskine, Nashville, Teas. -
"1 bare had yonridaeline for several week*,
sad SW perfectly astiatied that the work it does
fs. We best and - m*4 beau:WM that ever "ma
I use myllarbine upon oasts, dressinakieg,
and fine linen atitohing,' mid the worltieadmi
rable..-tar better dins tbe beet_hatiteawing. or
any ghee maehine have ever scon.,:—Lucy B.
Thompson, Nashville. Tenn. _
I bad the work thiretrooged and most tea&
Vet I tome 'sere seen. wade either. by hintl'uir
machine, and regard the Grolier di. Baksr-1114
chine as one of the greatest Meanings to our
nes."—hlra. Taylor, Nashville. Team - _ ;
firBEND FOR A,CIROULAB,:aft
"W JOIN _ 0 1 : - UM NO N rARTY =AT DOME; 11* ciAptir Tw FLAG AND slump low TO Tat mato or ran =now
'Oh, dear, what it cold' day it is l ene
might. as well live, in Gteenhad, grumbled
Usury Drowns ; diawing IsitJ face into ths
shape of a rheumatic nutcracker, as be name
down to breakfast - on a glor'ous Fetal:sal
morning, whom the sutr was beginning to
turn icicles into diamonds, arid a keno, cut
ting wind was driving whirlwinds of spark•
ling snow hither and thither.
'This coffee has - not a bit •iif heat in it,
there's nothing on the table to ! tempt my ap
petite. I don't see what makes me feel so
-uncomfortable this morning; think it must
liarry'a mother knew what Was 'perfeotly
well—it was not the first time that the young
geotletnau's" "uncomfortable feeling" bad
kept the -whole 'family clruld figuratively
speaking, on pins and needles.
`Harry, said she, mildly:l whiti you would
overcome, this habit of Guldieding. Ido
not think you spinet:late all the advantages
you enjoy,- or you would net magnify every
lisle cialibat k as, you do. 1 '
'I don't see that 1 hare such a wonderful
'number of advantages,' mutter Harry, in
rather a surly tone; •kept studrcing in scnool
nit my brain reels like a red hot atew. pan ;
stmt on errands when I'm !St ho•ili and huffed
around generally by the i v/Ailed in, al.
ways, just when I begin to he engaged in
skating; our% hive a watch be cause I'm not
old enrargli to take care of it, and main%
thiuk of a new sled because I'm getting too
old tr it. Advacitages, hey I'
Hi+ ruothe'r could not helpylatighing in
I spite of herself.
'What a i-cry unfortunate bdy you are'
sal I sl.e. 'But, [tarry, it is time ;you were u
for school. Coate, my buy, get your books
Immediately the f..retreed wrjnkled up
am in, tintil,as his sister lighi.perd, it looked
ltke an old quilt,
don't think I'd Ire•ter go t 4 school to
day—my bend achwr litile, and (I don't feel
I very well.. so cold
•tion~ense, harry, go along When do
you ever expect to make a unto, Itt you stay
borne from schoid fur every 'imaginary ache
Hariy felt tertildy aggrieved.
'I really don't feet aide to gt; besides I
gav so sleepy last night, I forgot to study any
,you Lois it would ifiyou gayer}
ut so late bkaitiug With the uthelleelfi:' said
inuthi - 1
. As a dernicr resort-1641 , y appealed to Lis
'Father, need I go to school ill' my Lead
.ie het. I'
No, certainly not, if you don't feel wall, my
a: iep 'Jr lira a -n% who lins# beta too
much absorbvd.in hitt letters to heir or heed
she previot.s conversation. I,
- Barry looked triumphantly at-his mother,
ho replied ;
'Very well; only if you remaip at home,
;cry, 1 .wish you would put Ora)._ some
o your tl inges. There are your new lair of I
sl nee king iu the chair; is that the place for
ttot 1 7
The shoes were a new bone of Conseation
'Nothing but old-fashioned calf-sl3n; he
..gr,swlvd I I should think .you . Might hare I
got me something a little nicer. .hem Jones 1
mother has just bonght him a 'pair of real
p4ent leather Congress gai - ers I' ! •
Coma here a suidiste, -.l.lstry.'i said
nrthey'll° was standing at the wirsclosr, and
its se grutubingly obeyed , she pointed across
lbflteel to where a ragged beggar-boy of
:el; ut Lis owo age was picking his iway over
the frozen snow, with his bare purple toes
peeping through the tattered cuittings of
his feet. .
Torii you think that poor fell ow would.
he t'iankftii for the calf-skin almi's laud you
despise I' said she.. - I -
Harry didn't know what tosity,sir be made
no ituswer at all, and returned to his father.
' who wak putting on his overcoat to.go down
town.. .. tu l
'Petri •••• 'to the oCt
you? - v I
'I thought yitu were not well enough to go
but I' , 1 *
'Oh ? said !tarry, coloring a lit t tlet `gn
ing to who"! to flinty Lard, and gtobg rlou'rt
to the dice ail 'cut are two ',different
A cheerful assent. was given, and so Master
liar 7 opet.t the inoming crouched .down in
abi eisy„chair before his father's office fire
I& tboas on his itneme., and a newspaper
spre d plieu before I.6—a prt , firable way
for bey of fourteen to while aWay the
irrr;•esn't you Jo a lit: le coprizig tur
asked M!. Browne. - •
, father, I don't reel like it.' - •
afraid you're getting a little lazy, 'laid
father, it isn't laziness I'M sure tits
•well, I don't know what is' returned
the bey, resting his chits on his hands and
looki g sleepily tutu the firs. i
Harr was s bright bog'eniss' gh ; yet if. he
bad ken-the time,aed trouble to sixatriirie
into Lis inotives, he would have discovered
that themoving spring 0 actiOn4f not actual
10104; was at least its twin brogii—want
of eneigy. . . . -.• ,
As be sat there toasting Lis - feat ra Ai
glowing coals, the ogee door . opineil i . ' and e l
ruddy•lcheeked toy of about thirreen,in a psi , .1
of old boots much too large torlinc aid croft
one ti ne of darns atid,patchsr4, staggered in i
under be 'weight of a bug! basket ollappMs.
and ages: • . t 1
'lttiJ anything "to=day, ' gentlemen I', . he •
said, cdoking around the tete with al good.
humored smile. - , , • ...
White the clerks wars eeerChing, their ,
pockets fur odd three cent pieces end selective
their perclisises, Hairy looked iazily . trp; ~. --
'Why, Dill I is it you f- be-exclaimed, rec •
ognizini a little fallow vrbo , lirtiti in a:street,
backkis awnlestidenoe, aid 'toward `hose
needy L uther Mrs, Browse bed ofterretentl: -
ed hied ' , offices of Charity. - 'Whatire fen'
dorng, i.o*r . -, :-. . 1 .;-, , - , r -
. 'Selling apples,'. said Bilk: 'straightening
hi iuselfPp and glancinidimen it hilatort4n:
1 trade wi'.l3 conscious po e . ---- .7
[ 'KW w. are yea getting- slongli sated
Barry; 'frail seat ittetsititi=, lied *lll
front in Went workshy. ) , f -• '' - ". V - .' " '
Ob; icety I Werdon't need aailietpffni
all, one now. Ire a geed `many : jotii-of
shu ve lief Eacw, spli?ting wood, and Seek'
•""*"": 4 •
things in the morning.; and all day I sell
apples. It isn't such a bad business either,'
continued Bill, with the American aptitude
for commercial terms. . -
'But is it not wry bard work. r
ilard work t Yes. to Le sure, but I don't
mind that- I keep looking ahead, and that
makes it easy. I
. mean to wake a man yet,
Harry,' Said the boy„ who newer iiireanted of
adding a "Master" to the name of the play
fellow who bad coasted down hill with, him
many a. ante. There is true democracy a
mong boys. • 'There's only one thug that
troubles sne,-and that is, how I'm eyer going
to gilt the time for studying. If only bad
your leisUre, now.'
Ilarrr did not speak ; be could not.but
think of how recklessly ho ass wasting the
precious time Lis - little acquaintance so
'les study that makes a fellow,' said Bill,
pushing hack his cap re flectively . 'lf I only
had clothes decent, I'd start for one of the
ward schools straight enough, and manage
anyhow to get the time. I might sit up lute
nights, you know, and work bald. ilow , ever,
tnother',says she guesses if we lay up every
cent, she can save enough in two or threi
mouths to get we something tolerably nice to
Barry thought of the handsome calf skin •
boots ha had scorned that morning.
Well,' said IStll, shouldering his basket
again, '1 mums' ataj• -talking, or I never
shall go ah'esd in the world. Good-bye,
'Good-bye, Bill, and good luck to you I'
said Harry, as the big basket, nod the patch
ea jacket disappeared to the tune of the
clamping boots in which Bill's feet seemed
nearly to lose themselves at e%ery, step.
Barry sat thinkiag for some time, turninr ,
rouuil and round the apple be had purchased
from the young peddler. Be looked very Re.
rims. BUN visit bad somehow °petal his
eyes to a good many matters. "
tFatber,' he said at length, believe I
will go around to school, after all, this mom—
‘What, so late r :
'Never too late for a good thing" said
Barry, laug,liing and reirleuing. I gi es
you were right about the laziuesa after all,
Finny_ Went to school,in %pile of the actual
cold weather, the imaginary headache, and
the real 4i-inclination for exertion, and when
he came home he did not grortiltle once the
whole everting, grealy to the surprise and
wonderment of los mother and 'the tie."
For BON pimple story bait taught Harry. a
le-son that gaffe strength and colotiog to
whole future life.—Lffs illustrated.
The Mystery Cleared Up. -
A few dayg mgo, Joseph Davie I:9attneneerl
a prosetui..n In the 1 ) 9 1 :ca Court in Cite.-
h i nd spinal John Wee ell. Oa the trial,
William Davit WSpriuuipxl witness fer the
prorecution,and wade 'he ust , e strung tiga'a-t
Mr. C—, the Attorney of .the defendant,
took him in hand for nroseeiamination as
Mr. C.—Are you in any manner related to
theprostouting Mitnes9 I .
W i !nese—Yes.
r. C- 7 11ow
Witoess.—We ere brothers4q-law.
Mr. C.—You can go down, •ir. •
Mr. C. then called_ up and examined about
a dozen eritnetse, who swore that Wm.
Davis and, the prosectting. witneta ware
fath4 Foe, Tait was clineling testi
minii,Lut Mr. C. was calling another witness
yet when the Judge said--
"Mr. C., •there is no use in calling any
more , witnetses'to that point. It is abund
antly proved.". •
ifr. C. replied—
,lfyour honor is satisfied, I am; I oily
slab to show that the witness is a liar riot to
be believed," and he tilted himtelf back in
his clod.; ran his fingers through his hair,
and looked around upon the crowd, while a
triumphant win covered his face.
The City Attorney then recalled Williami
,Attortey—A dozen witnesses swear yon sine
the ptosecuting witness are father sod coo;
his* Is that t
Witrie4.--It is true.
Attorney—Why, then did yon say a
few !flintily§ ago that you wtru brotbera-in
11*itnees . "--:l3ecause , we married sisters.
Mire ell hands became coovt.laed 'kith
le'ughter.irod Mr. "tt triutupbaut grin passed
into the "reflection of despaq,"clietit into the
JUDZITAO FROM APPSARANCiB.—We have
a wind voucher for the following item : •
Nut long: since, while Rev. Pres
byterien mtnister, was in the neighborhood
of bull's dap, visiting Lis Mende, be was
uvertsken one day by an old gentians% who
setuted to be quite inquisitive. - After „siding
slung some time together, the stranger le
walked . t
41, Maid, I believe T can gnu your vecu
'Per heps so,' responded Rev.
• .'Prom appearance, I think you're a visa
et-4 Piesbyrei<tn .preacht v." •
'You are tight,' sad the Iter.AUt bow do
by the tie of yeti: neck - cloth , and the
cut of your coat, together with the Eine httse
you tide; arty body .can tell that.' -
- After a while the rtiranger rode it little in
advance of the Her., when the latter, not. to
be Outdone by his notopanion, eachtiated - : .
*it; I believe! centime whit yoti &noir
Gina - •
• 'I guesesouvan't; said the atratiger,reigit
'Yes sit,l ran; you area preacher,-too, a
ant - Shell ?Infidel. preacher.
ilteally,.you - sorptse me. it is-true ; but
bow do-you tell i
• 'Whei.eir; - froat appearance'. and from ibe
algolou 'Carry in your pocket,' r omting to a
aiickingabopt half way out .of . his -- oveilxiat
ipoiket. ;...• • ''••' '•• ••• • • :
The sitatigel - bad •- bt'clineete in „another
diteetion s : which' he left •tai attend td tilt:
orktalui„ °moo; boued7on the tut ,ctwer
the palm will ratio , * the; way itiVl4lll4l
tootbsare in A few atAmento. The Redid,
is simple and it, wottlryint;tr
sr I b a i ! i,eet . faid that putalocrit att
ained on credit ire breeChee of trut.
MONTROSE,. PA. MARCH 3,1859.
The followiog anemintes °filth' stern, brave,
self-reliant hero, are from . the NA York Cen
tury. We knew', , t,her will be perused with.
interest: - Theii)t *street Alows how the no
ble old chief debit with difficulties with other
nations; , ,
"The French Govertimept,it will be Yemeni
herd, sifter agrektig,to pay twenty-five Leif
lions of francs to7re t7n had StAtte as iadem
uity for aggressi4 odour commertre, failed , 1
to perform eagewaents. General Jsek
son, in the Inialsge'of A 34, denounced their
course, and called upon Congress to - atand by
him in an uno)ficing :demead, for the per
formanceof-ere treaty,l y which the indeur
city was established! The Freneh ,Goyere
ment then made appropriations fur the 'pay
ment of the money., Etutiook offence aE the
tone or the message; anal demattded an apolo
gy or explacation. The siteation was serious.
The money was ready to he paidoted the only
prerequisite was a graceilil gloss in the next
annual message to the straight forward,dotru
right tone of taxi which had proceeded it.
The Cabinet met and deliberated; the draft
of the new message was latd-befora them; the
French que-tion was taken stp;in its r ler,and
there te .8 some disetr Con among the Secrete;
ries. Whi 0 they delthersted.the chief 4ezed
a pen and wrote—a single sentence, condensed
as a car ridge, solid as • cannon hall, poiott d
as a bayonet-,-• The honor ofmy country shall
never be stained by on typology /rang me for
the statement a/ truth read performinec tfda
ty.' 'rids ended the debate. "The sequel is well
knowte the iudeamity s
paid, anti amica
The Century relates the incidents of the at
tempt 'to assassinate the old wath:r while he •
was standing on the portico of the Capitol at
Washington, anti thenlgives us this amusing
More ludicrous than aan attack that nev
er was made: the Story of which the General
used to tell with a keen relish of its humor.
A certain Mississippi politician,-of some note,
opposed him bi - terly before and after hit e
leetiun to the Pre-i. Jewry. Donor , the fur
suer period General Jackson had , in some
pa bite speech or remark, ix prossed opinions
of this gentleman in very strong Saxon;the in
dignant Isuliaciao vowed vengeance. gave out
hat be meant to chastise the Genera? the a st
time he met bier, and published has intentions
wito such assiduity, that the threat reached
the H r nitago and the ea a of
the subject of the meditated-cbas:iserned,t.
Shortly after s General Jackson set out :fur
Weshingtora He halted on the road at a kar
vete Finch .as t wolf brown baiting place
for travellers; and while Standing in the &or,
n - itage coach filled with •passengets drove up,
and the tired inmatles . began to alight. Tue
quick eye of the old soldier detected on the
back seat bus puguatisiits adversary. The
Gauge! drew ! f iat:elf up,, and stood: oenspie
noun in the doorway, awaiting the promised
attack. Tl.e rassengers descended, one by one.
but when it come to our Mississippian, Gunn
! ger to say, be kept his seat, deedned gettint ,
out, and was driven to the stables, - where he
quietly 'moraine-el until the hour for departure,
sending into the tavern by one of the hosilers
for • jelup, with which he regaled himself et
a erste d:stance frotn:daeger. •
-We have room fur only soothe,:
Thu apt iit w Liao he associate 4 with the age
of chivalry is reproduced is all !wave men.
Jricknon laded bitnaelt on his loyal devotion
to the fair sex. NS hostiliiies or. tivalries
military or political; late' fered withits' di,-
play. Mr. Clay's speech on the Seminole war
delivered in the Iloti , e of liepresentataves in
winter 1810. denouneing, aa it did; the con
duct of General Jackson as a flagrant instance
o 4 military it/subordination, created a wide
breach anmr'very bitter feeling bet am them.
The General was afterwards on his way to
Waiihioitton, to take hi+ seat in the Senate
of the United States, and happening to pa.s
Mr. Clay's house, be was asked by one of hi•
coital apions if he bad any objections to, atop
and pity a -visit to Mr. Clay. Uia prompt re
ply was 'No.. Mire no quarrels with the
ladies, and tie accordingly 'alighted at the
door and paid his respects to the wire of the
tisoat prominent of his bpponents and the most
powerful of his denunciate's.
Once on a lime, a Y;inkee, who was trav
eling through Kentucky„ bed a fine hor-e,
but no money. Ile had taught die anirntl to
lie down or sit on his haunches when the bri•
die wee pulled pr-tty hard. Our tider saw
no wsy of tepteni-ping pulse but by s4ling his
}torte, and this Le resolved to do on the fira
favorable opportunity',—A; ho was going a
long slowly, be saw a bunter at sortie dis i ice j
from the Toad, whom he rude up to and Re. I
coated. In the course of conversation, he told
the latter be had an invaluable hove to sell
h oru e,tket would too precisely like a setter
when he was in the vicinity of game. Cas
ting his eyekarountiond at the same time
discot ering some fresh rub' t-t !Lek., he gave
the bridle a jerk. The dot iliettuadruped im
mediately lee down. 'Them are some rabits
kere, said his rider, AI kilo.* by his ears.'
The keptuckiatt, curious to test that sagacity
of the hot se, searched aronnti,and, so re enougli,
started three or four titbits. He was greatly
su rprised, but the Yankee took the affair irs
matteeof course. To make a longstore sttort,
the w. 'erfrl borsexbontedowarrraa the spot
$3OO being the `considevation,., Hilt new ow
ner mounted him, and pith harautetivic hos
pitality, invited _the Yeekee to accompany
him k om p. , They 80013 came II stream,
which they bad to cross, and which was rath:
er deep for horsemen. Aldgeotthe eninek-
Ures.dismay when, on polling the bridle - in
1 the middle.uf the river; his steed subsided in
j the running watersts ithewere a
' HOW thilir he roarVilotat, the yankee, who
was minuted On tbe,hiuntersa other horse,Was
not disconcerted-in di - least: 4 0h,' - iptisl he;
forgot s to tell Yak 10611.14 g o eii , y o f ..fith . as
be for Nits? Thessinry may bs old,, but it
is rither.good. •
A• couple id Vertices girls put a' bull..
frog tato.the hired ones bed to see it - they
couldaN make him talk. Dave - Ibis* it out
pr the window and never•ttaid' a word.' Soon
after he Pat a half a bushel of eheatntit bora
into thegirl4hed. Abiiut tbe timebe thought
tturif would make. the heat ebado,w,Duve
Want to the.dooi, and rattled the latch furl
oitsly. Out went the•tkiidleluni 1p wept tbe,
girls;lut they slick tho Ug - the Gni
dii. CallingtO them he begged Otani file
ride, for be only =rantedtnknoir if, they'd
seen anything of that 11034 Coil fitig.:,'Litt'd
gir t tetidol'ara to find it.
fire's a good cotapsotonable friend,, •
A comfortable friend, who meets your face
With welcome glad, and atakeithepoMestwhed
As plemat as a palace. Are you cold !
lle warms you . —weary f he refreshes you=
Hungry! be cloth prepare your food for you—
Aro you in darkness! be wears a face that is
Femiliarfrorn yourcbildhood. Are you poor!—
What matters it to him. Ile Imows no differeuce
Between an emperor and the poorest beggar:
Whore is the frit. ed,that bears tbe o ame of man,
Will-do as much foryou. MARY MOWfTT.,
A Plea for Sleep.
A ruscodeprived of natural sleep,
lieuosnes a atupi•i
And ouly ate s als"from father Time
So if you'd be a jovial_soul,
And laugh-at life's decline,
Take my advice: turn off the gas,
'And go to bed at Labe!
t \ Tea Cakes.
Mrrims.—bne quartof milk. Eve (In'
one tablespoonfull of good yeast ; if tisane
made, three or four tablospoonfull. A lump
of butter the size of a walnut, and enough
flour to form amid' batter. Set them to rise,
sod when lien, bake, them in rings.
boar Biscutr.—The ingredients are :
Five vupfulls of milk, four spotrufullsofmelted
butter and lard, And a - teaspouufell of salerat
us ol,s..lved in sumo cream, and a small por
tion of Salt. ' Mis enough flour to form a
pasrejust stiff enouglito roll out.
Musts Mt m:ca.—Make mush as you ordi•
acuity do, and when cord, thin it. with one
quart of milk, and stir in a few bandfulls of
whart flour, seven 'eggs, and butter the size
of an egg—also some salt. Bake in rings.
Warrutg.Two quartsofsareet milk,eight
eggs, enough flour to make a thin batte►,half
a pint of sots, and as much salt as-you prefer.
Let tire haVer" stand until it becomes light.
Bake in waffle irons.
Honor Wart:rm.—Two quarts of !lour,
take beau' the sizr of three eggs, and
enough water to .forru the dough. Work
very li.tle and cut out yourokes. Bate thena
OUDISART TEA. CAGE.—TIITCD cupfulls
!sugar, three) egg; one cupful of butter, and
small lump of perlash. Make it not quite
ma •iitfua pound cake batter.
SODA I/Lica:tr.—To two quarts - of flour
take four teospoonfulla of oleam tartar, two
trisfpounfulls of soda. one pint of sweet milk,
and a half a teacupful' of lard or butter.•
RICE CAKE.---MiX together a half pound of
very soft-tiviled rice, a quarter cf a pound of
butter, one qoart Of milk, six 'eggs, and
enough flour to form a thin batter.
BCTTERMII7ICAiii: 2 :- -- T;o - "oar's 'of butter
milk, one tablespoonful . of soda, and eta.ugh
sour to make s batter. .
Ar A late revesend clergyman, who was
as well known for biaeixeLtricity sis his ta:-
ents, one day cent !di sod, a lazy lad, about
twelve years of age, to catch his - horse. The
boy went sauntering along, with an ear of
corn in one hand, and the bridle in anutlier,
draging the reins along the ground.
'ThOinas T.' said his Either, calling after him
in a very 1401811110 tone of voice— `come here,
Tliurnaa; I want to say a word to you before
Tire lad returned, and the' parson proceed
'You know, Thocuits, that I have given you
a great deal of di:motel. You know that I
have taught you bifore closing your eyes, to
"Now I ley me down to bleep," 4L-e.
be-ites a good many other things in•the ;raj
of explanation and advice. lint this is the
last opportunity I may have of speaking to
you.-1 couldn't let it pass without giving
my parting charge. Be a good boy,Tnotois,
and alWays say that pretty prayer before go
ing to sleep. 1 fear I shall never see you
As be said this in a very sad 'and solemn
manner, the poor boy began to be fright
ened, and burst into tears with the exclama
'You'll never eve me again, pa t'
'No—for I shell probably die befure you'll
be back with the itorse4"-
That quickened teey Thomas' ideals; and
gathering up the bridle reins, be rad and
naught the horse quicker thin he ever had
FIRST Marts Scow.—=Cue important (lit.
covery that sugar_ can be made from the
maple tree has Win atributed to New Eng
gland. ;traits date fixed a ler back as 1785,
in an article which lots gone the rounds of the
press. This statement bas brought forth an
unanimous, indignant- and patriotic protest
on the part of the French Canadian _Press.
and with pleasure we give currency to their
claim for priority it discovery. They state
rust maple sugar was in general use in Cana
da precious to the Itevolut on, and -long be
fore "Dadlay'sllegister" recorded, in 1785. its
first manufacture in New England. Indeed,
the Jesuit priest chirleroit, in his history
of New France (Canada) wrote *smarty as,
1721,00 account of the process by which the
auger was obtained, stating that the sugar
was-unknown to the" . lndians, thus favoring
its French origin. All
~ horkor, then, to the
French Canadians fur the maple sugar,unlen
our • New Englanif,* riotemporartss have
teourds to substantiate their claims beyoitd
the year 1721. . •
Tut VALVE 01 Cost..—Ere we WI II F up
this cailmuiterous . integuineut of th e and
scam Gaya the eloquent Hugh Miller), let , ns
mark to bow small *coal tiold Englsod bas„for
so many yeamovred its flopriattivi trade. Its
area, at I base already ; _bad easiasiou to is.
Wirkjasucely cquals that Of one of the larger
geottislr lakes; and .yet hew man* thousand
EtBlllll etaginai has it set braiotion ; bow
many railways bus it propelled; bow many
thonered wagon loads of salt has it eiaborat.
ed from the _brine ; , how many million)0911
of !roe' has it furolsbed, Miged to the surface,
erpehated' sad hammered I Zt hat :made
Mrretinghani-w great eity,_ the first iron depot
of gen:we, mud filled Om ennatry - with-crowd.
ed ;owns and, busy village!. - And if one
small field bee 'done no tnanir, whiat,iney% we
.n . ocraiiiner from theta basins 11.11 , down
by Lyell,la the eeologlea! mar of tLe United
Milton's blindness *us the result of over-
work and dyspepsia. 1-
One of the mast eminent American divines
having for some time been compelled to fore
go the pleasure of reading, has spent thous.
soda of dollars in vain,aud lost years of time,
in consequence of getting' up several hours
before day and stuqing.by anhicial
His eyes never got well.
filuhitudes of men and women have made
ri.e:r eyes weaklor life by The too free use of
the eyesight in reading small print and do
ing fine sewing. In view of:these things, it
is well to observe the following rules in the
use of the eyes :
Avoid all sudden changes between 'light
Never begin to read, or write; or sew, for
several minutes after coining trans darkness
to a bright light.
Never read by tallied, or moonlight, or
very, cloutlyday. •
Never read or sew directly in front of the
light, or window, or door.
,t It is best to Fare the light fall from abose,
obliquely over the left shoulder.
Neter-sleep so that on first waking,, the
eyes shall of en on the light of a !smile*.
Do not use the eye sight by light so _scant
that it requires en effort to di4Orimi nate.
Too mnch light creates a glare, and pains,
add confuses the sight,' The moment you
are sensible of an effort to distinguish, that
neonieut ceasic-and takca walk or a rile.
As thelsky is blue and the earth green, it
would seine that the ceiling should be of a
bluish titige_and the ceryet green, and the
walls ;of some yellow tint.
The moment you are instinatly roinred
to rub your eyett, that moment. team ualug
It'the eyelids era glued together on waking
up, do out forcibly open them ; but apply
the saliva wish the finger—it ii the speediest
ailment in the world. Then , wash, the
and facelo warm water.
41: STRICT TEMPEWINCE were
neccated_ the other evening by a gentletua r nly
luuling man, evidently balancing a clever
sized stieLis his caster.
'I say anis nii4terovill youlie kind enough
to tell me the way to Broadway- r
'No Broadway bere,;lir; this la • not New
'Ott yes, that's a faet.i. Well I beg your
pardon ; show me Cheetnut
... 4 ..;JW you 3rd in PLiladelr.Lia , - ohl boy.—
'Ha! La ! daro'd confuted, that's
a tact. All right. Please tell tun *lse—
whether, it loft or iigbt I. take to ILAtilAy
'That's a litmet that ain't got this way yet.,
Putltapa you ate thiuldogNol the Ci,y of u.:-
We told him i9.Baston.
lie jammed his fists .in his, pockets after
hitting his hat a onrasb, and stepped out,, ob.
'Weill, I'm darned. if I follow this temper
ance caravan longar.'
Macmcm Boum cu .—h. believe, ifr. Juba-
Soo, you visited many of our-glorious battle
'I have had that pfeasire, Mr. Brown.'
'Did you see the spot where the battle of
Monmouth was ,foughti'
'Oh. yeq, sir. I was there some time last
'Did you fee any - thing very remarkable
.Were there any Cannons, ,or bullets, or
bones,about th e place r •
`Wll, I can't say that there were any
cannons or bullets, but there were ilenty of
'You don't say so! Did you biieg home
any to keep'' , . .. .
' ' . •
'Might I e them I' •
'I don't t u can! - . •
'Why, where sr they r-
"All over my b y.' . • ,
Some:l'lomm of life reqtare a Utast atmos
phere, others a dry one. A blue waterzlily
grows in the canals of Alevendria.wbitele,when
the water evaporates from the beds of the ca
nals, dries up; and when the water ikagein io
the canals, it again grarra and - blossoms. And
some of the lowest as;imalle may be complete
ly dried, and kept inthis.atate foe any length
of lime, hot when, they are - again moistened,
they resume the functions of life. Some-plants
are adapted only to particular °State"; but
they do not flourish equally well in tbevio. As
a tree which in the Southern State attains a
height of 100 feet, at Great Salt Li '
-Northern -limit at which it is found, bec omes
dwarfed to.a shrub of only fire. feet bele'.
Life both animal sod vegetable itindvtinitely
modified; but in all its best derelopatemt is
under these conditions try which itis sfiecialle
.adapted. manifold are thy. works; 0
Godl In wisdom bast thou made them
_Victoria on .Skater...--We subjoin
as of some interest to the see, the anoesed de
scription of a pi; skatei just completed
for Queen Victoria. , .
"In lieu of }traps across the instep. eaoh
skate is,froviik with a patent boa., These
bocits are firmly attached by a r.trip of Plated
silver to Weldon wide!) a resatin vrood;itigh.
polished. , The.skate trona terminateio front
in the appropriate and graCiful form of it
swan. and both sides ere elegantly' oheried:
The, cap that forms the receptacle of ;behests
is silver plated; and.obased with tbederign of
a rose, shamrock and thistle. ,The same de-.
sign is embroidered in white silk upon the
black patent leather, to which. it forms'aplea ;
-singcontrast. The sizegracefolly corre sponds
to the small foot of. her. Meinsty„and. when
mounted on them, tie said she looks elegantly.
°Promo' s* "Tura Sony r inge—lli,
Legislature of Iliichhpla passed a bill.-giving
444 aosokut land to, a woman in Bs . gina.
county:who addad four to the popuiattun at,
ounAuse. The GovSnor eery properly vat*
dui - bill. MI is opposed to anuounitgini,so
tut:ream of the popubeiss in Ibis titkr4l way.
. . ,
7 “DiOu't jos; gusrsntssoir r i ibst
bait, wosldn'tel;fVefere the , otin (tee.
, More be;eoiY. isei 01 suer the
gra thee Apia!: ~.
/atßad compine ennupts surd 'memo.
VOLUME XVI, NUMBER 9.
'Tun: fuller.% ing statement Was made by Cor-.
Delius M. Duncivsn, at his recent trial in liar
risburg for an tisartult and battery on Joseph%
Church, a member of the Legislature:
May it erase Me Court: I left the citti ,
Philadelphia at the commencement of this
session of the Legislatate, and proceeded to
airrisburg fer'the putpose of contesting tbss
seat of Jo.eph M. Church: had 1 . 10 sooner
arrived iu liar ri.burg than I met that grtv.-
tlemau, and he received me oils Merited at:
tention and every maifestation of friendship.
!Informed hint that . 1 Was there fur the put
pose of contesting bi. seat,'and for the first
ten 'days of the session . , which ir, I believe, the
titne,prescribed bylaw for a presentation of
a petithm contestong the seat of &up : lumber.
we conversed daily on tire subjet.';l.
After consultation with my Mends; I cos
chided to, drop the matter, and so iufortutit
Mr. Church on the mort.ing of the 10th Of
January. Le took "tr.° by both handa with
all the apparent ainecr:ty and friendship Im
aginable, and assured me that I alnouid'neyer
hare cause to regret hating done en. On>tire.
morning of the 11th inst., I proceeded to the
Mall of tire !louse of 4epresentativss. where I
agaiu met Mr-Church.", lie :hen informed
me that a resolution was',about to be offered
to iniestigat by what right he and Mr. Wit,
• horn held their seats—that ho' knew iron!'
where the resolutiou ernahatui— that it cam e
from men of t 4 own party, and that it was
prompted by jealousy on the part of tho orig
inators, because of the poslion wit:tdr bu
(Church) occupied on varieua cOmalttees.
He again thanked me for the course which I
had - pursued, and sr/id thatjf he could bene
fit me in inything, Le %COON do s k i with plats-
. . ,
May it please - lit it court,: In ,fifteen mirssik4
aftei that conversation iLeaglirLsolution,ires
offered—the Sneaker ruled : it. out of:ritdeX--7
Mi. Church 'asked liberty, of the House tu
make a itatement, and leave being given, Le
saw Et to make a personal attack upon my
honor, at the same Lillie aware that under
the rules of the ilouSe I bad not the Owl : :
lege of making a reply. „
I immediately wrote „Ur:Church' a_ps tits'
note, asking him in what manner . I had for
fei:ecl bin ftiendAip, and referring him
own wools, uttered UMW Eileen miniattalii-•
fore bin speech in the Hunan of Itepte.scsits:
thee.. That ante he treated vrith conteniA
and stated that be would,..Make no explana
tion, but would take the reapon,i'oility; I then
wrote him a scene , ' note,•demanding an
apoiogr, to be given in a ,manner as public
es had' been the insult. I stated ~that
if be did not do so I would cowhidelains on
the foilowing mornink,
The'it,reacit of the peace a Lich " wife forced
fcr commit,. no IMO in the oorismunity regrets
more thanl do. I say "forced," because I
dil everything s in my power that an boors*;
ble man could do to avoid curn;.s-io .oura.rio
II could out appl . i\to law—Co : id was
r)ss tur Ina ,t test i atlo Witt try ealogs
lacerated, is it surp.• , I cotattatted-'....
the as,sul: i But t was not to du
Mr. Church may bud 'or if tt hat
been I could easily opli,beditz--
but my sole object arRAI ts-diagrine him, as..
be attempted to disgrace me. \J hltee ma=
ompliobeti my ol,j4ct, and Mil filikti.66 I to
Wrist ail tbla cons...lieu/AK ihat nuty fold&or.,
A STIZAY Licsialir.—A `duck of a 11;ft;,' , „
wbesa husband stunt utf=for a fur Jaya to 7ru.,
joy himself abroad as La could not: at home. \ •
thus ad4rt:ses Lim:—Lim:--'Lost, Strayti_or Mo- .
Ira. -An iudieLlual - i . wbo lin an uagattirdea- \ '
moment. of loto:ina a was tbougbtleia enePit.-!: . `,.•,,
to adopt. as my husband. ll e. ..Nsa good Itna • ..
ing and feeble individual - , kooeing enough.. • I
howtier. to go )0 when it rains, llUltreli BOUM .
good louking . gtrl offers her umbrella. Asa- ;•
sweri to t h e name.of :loltn., Was last 5.1413
in compahy with Julie Ilarss, Walking
: with .... •
his arm around bur Wiist,mp the plank road,
looking more like a-fool, if possible, than.ei's . -
er. Anyl.Ntly aho will witch the; poor feljoot
and bring bid earefuily. back, PJ that I In ay
c b igs tine ; Li : u fur running itway;.will be asltcti •.
to stay to tea by ' II rgaterrs A ilisru. •
Mimes - Fesuosrl—The last heard of
the .11eptibliaan' candidate fort hit.Presidenoy,
be bad given upitioning for the White Howie
and was fleeing from a Califoroia,She?iff" A
Mariposa, Cal., paper, of the 21st December,
gitei us the news. , ' •
, 'On Thursday lest. Fremont _was seen to
pass through Cinartzbufg, and take his way.
dew!) the Stockton road, io a baggy at a rat
tling speed. This, of comae etetted :be onri- •
osity of the people of that. piece, but before
any conol orlon conlJ be arrive.l et as to pr./-
able cause, the. tlndst-Sher . dr hove' in vusw,
also at a full speed. Ow bricg.qt?otionea
as to the, cause of Lie hurry, the ofilset replied
:hat he bad no time to stop, as he was.. 61
haste to overtake Vte:nput. Whether he •
fected the arrest we have 4r yet learned. :
is probable, however that the Colonel bed too
much the start of him.' \ • ,
A CALIIIINT RErcrLD.—Soine of the milk
ington correspondent., who delight in sato&
ishing the country !rich sensation . paragraphs;
and do not pay atuub.respeot to ttoth - or hon.'
or, hatereireulated a report that Charles N.
Pine ~Erq., Marshal fur the Nurthen Disttlit
of Illinois, Las proved a defaulter. Now,'
short the utter absordity - of this..mal:ciotts !s
-port, which *op of our eoternporarbm pub- '
'idled with apparent gusto we'publish the •
lowing facts: First .That the name of thellarl; '
shal against whom the rumor originated WSW
Charles N. Priori, ef New Yeilr. and not Chalker
N. Pine, of Illinois. Second ; That the charger'.'
as applied to. Charles N. Pridii eta trite; and
Third, That, according te the pohlished;statti.' •
maid of the Pints Comptroller of the Tom. -
cry, no defatrAtion itti4ts itiywhere.
Tot Taos cm. rittsharg : Pa,-
has done mord in three years to popularise the
science of.stieointr; than any other' iesdau.
tion in the oonotry:- . Advertise* thi roost ex.'
tensirely—pays the meet libetti bide44—ens
plo) s the ' hes: . taletit- 7 ,lkea::, mast thor.
0 14 tte4 prestiml ed,ucatioa to grAuatt,
and is rewarded hilt/tying the-largest hurl.
'ikon of thaffid c ia the Union tkaintOtig :
at this time up!ards of 330..sttelisats,
No Dam:miasma - Alio
papers. seem to be quitehiniant
graph published in
,They say that tbo'''Statet" sazsiansoondisi
paper, and that ipisiiar,asysi 'there -nor ileaaosi
(iron party. It the &ix wain to put- ca- . ♦
sheep's skin aad deoltua these- wets toiabasykv
it would be about on a par with the. "Stataay;