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STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA. DECEMBER 22, 1853.
Published by Theodore Schocfi.
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AT THE OFFICE OF
Loss in Delays
Shun delays, they breed remorse,
Take thy time while time is lent thee;
Creeping: snails have weakest force,
" Fly their fault lest thou repent thee';
-Good is best when soonest wrought,
Linjrerinsr labors come lo nought.
Hoist up sail while gale doth last,
Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure ;
Seek not time when time is past,
Sober speed is wisdom's leisure,
After-wits arc drearly bought;
Let thy fore-wits guide thy thought.
Time weirs all his locks before, . .
Take thou hold upon his furohcad;
When he flies he turns no more,
And behind his scnlp is naked,
Works adjourned have many stays;
demurs breed new delays.
The ancient Spartans paid as much at
tention to the rearing of man as the catH
tie-breeders m modern England do to the
breeding of cattle. They took charge of
the firmness and looseness of men's flesh,
and regulated the degree of 'fatness to
which it was lawful, in a free state, for
any citizen to extend his body. Those
who dared to grow too soft or too fat for
military exercise and the service of
iSparta were soundly whipped. In one
particular instance, that of Nauclis, tho
son of Polybius, the offender was brought
before the Ephori and a meeting of the
whole people of Sparta, at which his un
lawful fatness was publicly exposed, and
he was threatened with perpetual bansih
ment if be did not bring his body within
the regular Spartan compass, and give up
his culpable mode of living, which was
declared to be more worthy of an Ionian
than of a son of Lacedrcmon. Mr. Braces
Classic and Historic Portraits.
, Rainy Sundays. Rev. Jedidiah
Buchard preached lately to a very small
audience in Watertown on a rainy day.
He embraced the opportunity, the Journ
al says, to tell tho following anecdote of
av celebrated clergyman in Albany :
no said that the doctor told his par
ishioners he should reserve the best efforts
of his mind for rainy days and the
worse the weather the better should be
his sermons and he kept his word.
The consequence naturally was, that his
church was never so well filled as in wet
weather, and the harder the rain poured
down, the more the people flocked in, un
til it finally became his practice to pray
the Lord to bless his flock with rainy
TTv-rm ATt-atr Tn Cincinnati, ac-
cording to the newspapers of that city,
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beef and nork, which has become so much
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tainted as to renuer it. uu luuei mi-
chantable, is purchased, and is prepared prophet of Khorassan?'
so as to divest it of offensiveness and ap- 'Ah, lady, your every word convinces
pearancc of decay, and after such prepa- me to the contrary,' replied the enrap-
ration, packed and sent to the market? on tured goldie whose heart b an to feel
the seaboard. One , o "tho Jrnf : aB it had never felt before; he was al
that city says that this has become an ex- ; '
tensive and profitable business, but it very , ready m love.
rimnerlv condemns it. as a fraud upon
the nublic. It undoubtedly is a fraud of
ihp. most infamous character, as the
health of every individual
food must be injuriously affected.
nothinsr better than pickled poison,
..fraf'.ntlnn insfpnd nf heinrr removed, is
only arrested by the process of preserving.
HMip rwJnnnti nress oupht to mention
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4. ne 1ip nnrfiPR pnfTflfrea in the
fraud, that dealers should avoid them
rSee! how that -fellow works! No ob -
stacle is too great for him to surmount;
mo ocean too wide for him to leap, bo
i x i.:t. .r oiala Ho
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iwill make a stir in the world and no mis-
take. Such are the men who build our
railroads, dig up the mountains in Call-
-fornia and enrich the world. There is
nothing gained by idleness and sloth.
This is a world of action and to make
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jEonev. sain a reputation and exert a
iappy influence. Men must be active,
perseveriag, and energetic. They must
not quail at shadows run from lions, or
attempt. to dodge the lightning. Go for
ward zealously in whatever you under
take, and we will rislc you anywhere and
tkroHgh life. Men who faint and quail,
are a laughing stock to angels, devils,and
. true men.
""The man .who seized an opportunity js '
partiGsisriy A4uM ivuu . uMU .w
t ke 810 'by the" forelock
The Cavalry Officer.
The neriod of Nanoleon's Career, when
at its zenith, is full of romantic adven-
tares as connected with the history of the;
! officers who served under the captain. -
officors who served under the cantain.
He was quick to observe merit, and
prompt, 10 rcwara u, ana tins was wnac
raade bi3 followers so devoted to him
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and so anxious to distinguish themselves
j by prowess in battle, and strict soldierly ,
conduct in the emperor's service. j
Colonel Eugene Merville was an at-,
tache of Napoleon's staff. He was a (
soldier, in the true sense of tho word .
devoted to his nrofession. and brave as a
W Tbmml, vnrv hdeom. nnd of
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fine bearing, ho was of humble birth-a
mere child in the camp, and had follow-
ed the drum and bugle from boyhood.
! Every step in the line of promotion had
been won by the stroke of his sabre, and
his promotion from major of cavalry was
for a gallant deed which transpired on
the battle field beneath the emperor's own
eye. Murat, that prince of cavalry offi
cers, loved him like a brother, and taught
him all that his own good taste and nat
ural instiuct had not led him to acquire
It was the carnival season in Paris,and
Merville found himself at the masked ball
in the French Opera House. Better a
dapted in his taste to the field than the
boudoir he flirts but little with the gay
figures that cover the floor, and joins but
seldom in the giddy waltz. But at last,
while standing thoughtfully, and regard
ing the assembled throng with a vacant
eye, his attention was Buddenly arrested
by the appearance of a person in a white
satin domino the universal elegance of
whose figure, manner and bearing con
vinced all that her face and mind must
be equal to her person in grace and love
liness. Though in so mixed an assembly, still
there was a dignity and reserve in the
manner of the white domino that rather
repulsed the idea of a familiar address,
and it was some time before the young
soldier found courage to speak to her.
Some alarm being given, there was a
violent rush of the throng towards the
door, where, unless assisted, the lady
would have materially suffered. Eugene
Merville offers his arm, and with, his
broad shoulders and stout frame wards
off the danger. It was a delightful mo
ment; the lady spoke purest French, was
witty, fanciful and captivating.
'Ah! lady, pray raise the mask, and re
veal to me the charms of features that
must accompany so sweet a voice and so
graceful a form as you possess.
'You would, perhaps, be disappointed.'
'No, I am sure not.'
'Are you so very confident?'
'Yes. I feel that you are beautiful.
It cannot be otherwise.'
'Don't be too sure of that,' said the
domino. 'Have you never heard of the
Irish noet Moore's story of the veiled
I prophet of Khorassan how when he dis-
I nU nmmton'.n ?fc Mrlonn ncr.PPr.at what she believes to be his devotion,
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1 knied his beloved one?
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i know that I shall not turn out a veiled
She eludes his efforts at discovery, but
permits him to hand her to her carriage:
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moodv: he has lost his heart and knows
not Wi,at to do. He wanders hither and
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i and in short is miserable as a lover can
well be. thus disappointed. One night,
'just after he had left his hotel, on foot, a ing her hand lightly upon his arm.
' figure muffled- to tho very ears stopped! thw or a drearaI' asked tbe
hiffi. P'Comcfolbw me, and you shall see
Yelf monslexlT) what would you iritb'that it is a reality' continued the mask,
me?' asked the soldier,
'You Would know the name of the white
domino?' was the reply,
j j wouij indeed!' replied the officer
haBtH H(JW can ifc be done? ,
! 'Follow me '
'To the end of the world if it will bring
me to her.
'But you must be blindfolded.'
Step into this vehicle.'
'I am at your command.'
And away rattled the youthful soldier
and his strange companion. 'This may
be a trick,; reasoned J3ueene Merville,
but.I have no ftar of ,nersonaUviolence.
Jl ani warmed wxth, this trusty,, sabre.: and
can take care of myself.' But there was j
no cause for fear, since he soon found,
!that the vehicle stopped and he was led
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blindfolded ..into the house. When the
.bandage was removed from his eyes, ho
nd age was removed from his eyes, ho
found bimself in a richly furnished boudoir
nnri hatnt-n him cfftrtrl t in rinmmn lllSt HQ .
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be met her at the ball room. To fall up-
' on bis knees and tell her how much
nad thought ot her since their separatioa
tuafc his thoughts had never lett her, that
be loved her devotedly, was as; natural as
o breathe, and he did so most gallantly
'Shall I believe all you sayttfc?
'Lady, let me prove it byW test you
'miv nut unon me ' - ' tod accompanied thearch-duchfssto Pans,
may put upon inc. - ,Poleon, to crown the happiness of his
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are mutual, nay unloose your arm irom
mV walst- 1 bave something more to
'Talk on forever, lady! Your voice is
music to my heart and ears.'
'Would you marry me knowing no
more of me than you do now!'
'Yes. iftv6u. were-to.cb to the verylil-
;. tar masked!' htMrcpljed.
'Then I will tesl-you!5
'How, lady!' "'
'For one year be faithful Wo the love
you have professed, and I will be yours
as truly as Heaven shall spare my life.'
'Oh! cruel suspense?'
'Na, lady, I shall fulfil your injunc
tions as I promised.'
If at the expiration of a year you do
not hear from me, then the contract shall
be null and void. Take this half ring,'
she continued, 'and when I supply the
broken portion I will be yours.'
He kissed the little emblem, sworo a
gain and again to be faithful, and pres
sing her hand to his lips bade her adieu.
He was conducted away as mysteriously
as he had been brought thither, nor could
he by any possible means discover where
ho had been; his companion rejecting all
bribes, and even refusing to answer the
Months rolled on. Col. Merville is
true to his vow, and happy at the antici
pation of love. Suddenly he was ordered
to an embassy to Vienna, the gayest of
all European capitals,-about the time that
Napoleon is planning to marry the Arch
Duchess Maria Louisa. The young col
onel is handsome, manly, and already
distinguished in arms, and becomes at
once a great favorite at court, every ef
fort being made by the women to capti
vate him, but in vain; he is constant and
true to his vow.
- But his heart was not made of stone;
the very fact that he had entertained
such tender feelings for the white domino,
had d&ibtless made him more susceptible
At last he met the young baroness
Caroline Von Waldroff, and in spite of
s ws, sno captivates mm, anu ne se-
cretly curses tne engagement ne so mmu
made at Paris.
She seems to wonder
and yet the distance that he maintains!-
i The truth was that his sense of honor was
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so creai, tuut-, iuuuu u icm uu xuanj
loved the young baroness, and even that
she returned his affection, still he nad
civen his word and it was sacred.
The satin domino is no longer the ideal
of his heart, but assumed the most re
pulsive form in his imagination, and be
comes in place of his good angel his evil
I Well, time rolls on, ho is to return in a
few davs: it is once more the carnival
season, and in Vienna, too, that gay city
He ioins in the festivities of the masked
ball, and what wonder fills his brain,
wlion n limit, flip miHcllrtof the evening the
'white domino steals before him, in the'
'same white satin dress he had seen her
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House in Pans. Was it not a iancy.
rr come Colenel Eutrene Merville, to
hold you to your promise,' sho said, lay-
if li fnl tn vnnr nroni-
ise?' asked the domino, as they retired in
. a saloon.
'Most trnlv in act. but a as. I fear not
It is too true, lady, that I have seen
and loved another, though my vow to you
has kept me trom saying so to ner. wjth them. He took a small fish hook
'And who is this that you thus love?' . p . ,
'I will be frank with you and you will nd suspended on a piece of cheese, let
keep my secret.' - ting it hang about a foot from the ground.
'Most religiously.' j One of tho rats leaped at it and was hook
'It is the Baroness Von Waldroff,' ho ana get up sucn a horrible squeal,
said with a sigh.' - -; . : j noTse ana raUle thai all the rest forsook
'And you really love berlw . -ui. Iv"' - ''A,a , Vt . . i iNtlrt
ill..! d thosoldier. bim.and'flcd. Isqta raUemamcd on the
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'Nevertbeles, I must hold you to jour
promise. Here is the other half of the
ring, can you prouuee us mater
'Here it is,' said Eugene Merville.
'Then I, too, keep my promise!' said
the domino, raising her mask, and show-
ing to his asionished view the face of the
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'Ah. it was the sympathy of true love
that attracted mr after all. exclaimed the
b0tvoun2 soldier, as he pressed her to his
She had seen and loved him for his
manly spirit and character, and having
found by inquiry that he was worthy of
her love, she had tested him, and now
gave to him her wealth, title and every
thinjr! They were married with great pomp,
; made him at 011cc General of
Tooth Wash and Tooth Powder.
'Several years since, while at work in
the chemical laboratory, a man brought
us a vial holdidg a half oz., and bearing
the following or a similar label:
"Tooth-wash warranted to remove all
dark color, &c.,&c, from the teeh immedi
ately, and give them a pearly whiteness..
It preserves the teeth from decay, renders
tho breath sweet, prevents tartar from j
forming upon them, and being carried in-
to the stomach, thus improves the gener-
al health of the system. A single vial
will last for years. Price only 25 cents,
We examined this valuable affair,
and found it to consist only of water with 1
a little common muraitic acid, (hydro-
cholic acid.) Its only action upon the '
teeth was to dissolve off a portion of their
surface, which of course removed the dark
coating, The continued use of this wash ;
would soon entirely eat away the teeth and ,
destroy them. We estimated the co3t of j
a barrel-full of this wash to be about 75
cents, and this would fill about 7,500 of j
the vials at a cost of about one cent for
100 vials full. The cost of the vials, in- j
eluding the labels and filling, was about '
one and a quarter cents each. This
'Toolh -washing pedlar" offered us a shin-
ing gold eagle to tell him how to make it, !
(which of course we declined doing) 'for,'
said he, "I pay 15 a hundred for those
vials, and I sell thousands of them, and
am now going to the N. Y. State Fair,
and can sell them like hot cakes to the
green cpuntry chaps. Last yearl made
over S100. selling this same wash at one
Fair, and I want to make it myself."
We told him how injurious it was to the
lopt.Ti nnrl Tip Tpft. lid.
We heard no more of him, till a few
days since we met him at one of our South-
ern State Fairs, driving a brisk business.
He had a boy on a stool before him, and
was performing his dental operations
(anti-dental rather) upon a dark colored
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set of teeth, and showing to a wondering
crowd '-this black tooth by the side of
that white one, made so by his incom
parable tooth-wash." A dozen or more
of the ambitions crowd immediately walk
ed up and paid their quarters, and car
ried home their prize. We stepped up to
the pedlar, and reminded him of our for
mer remonstrances; but he replied, "It
pays too well to give up the business, I
make 81,500 a year clear, and pay $50
a year" to the State for the privilege of
selling. A hundred others are selling it '
over the country. I got it for $10 a hun
dred after telling tfie manufacturer how
cheaply you said it could be made."
Wo will only say in regard to tooth
washes and tooth powders generally, that,
whether dry or liquid, they usually cou
tain some acid which destroys the teeth
It is safer to avoid them all. A good
tooth brush, and water or some pleasant
kind of soap, ia the best and satest tootu
i t f rri, fl, dinull
nlp.nnpr wo know ot. lhe teetu &nouia
be brusnea going to oeu. rouu lemuui
in a uDon and between them during th
night, is apt to turn to aeid, which eats
awav the surface.
We have little hope of putting an end
to the sale and use of these not merely
useless, but positively injurious articles,
but we shall continue to do our part to
bring forward as wo have opportunity.
An intimate relative used one of these dry
powders, and 25 years of age was obliged to
i . ... .f.-.ii.
To Drive away Rats. A friend has
just informed us of a plan he adopted to
et rjtj 0f rats. His premises swarmed
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An Overheard Conversation.
'Jo, when you grow up, do you mean
to be lawyer, or keep a confectionary
I havcn't made up my mind, Tom: but
ma wants me to be a minister.'
'Oh, don't be a minister, Jo, for you
can't go to the circus then.'
'I know that, Tom, but a minister, ma
says, is the best profession. Y.ou know
how Mrs. Lovcgrove adores the Rev. Mr.
Prettyface, and wouldn't you like" to be
'Perhaps I should, but then you can't
drive fast horses.'
'Oh, yes, you can; ministers drive
fast horses now-a-days; and besides that
Tom, when they have a billious attack,
the worshipers send them on a foreign
tour; then they get remembered in wills,
and often have nice presents, and ma says
it wont be long before every minister has
his country scat, and a town house, and a
collegian to write his sermons. Won't
that be high?'
A verdant Irish girl, just arrived, was
sent to the Intelligence Office by the Corn-
niissioners of Emigration, to find a place
at service. She was sent to a Restaurant
where 'stout help' was wanted, and while
in conversation with the proprietor, he
took occasion to light a cigar by igniting
a locofoco match on the sole of his boot,
As soon as the girl saw this, she ran away
half frightened to death, and when she
reached the intelligence office she was al-
'Why, what's the matter with, you?'
said the proprietor, seeing her rush into
his office in such confusion.
'Och! sure, sir' but ye sint me to the
ould divil himself, in human form.'
'What do you mean? Has he dared to
insult a 'help' from my office?'
'Yis, sir,' 'he's the divil.'
'What did ho do to you? tell me, and
I will fix.him for it,' said he, quite exas-
'Why, sir, while I was talking to him
about wages, he turned up the bottom of
his fut, and wid a splinter in his fingers,
sir, he jist guv one strike, and the fire
flew out of his fut, and burned the stick,
and he lighted his scgar wid it, right a-
fore me own face. He's the divil, sir
A Confab. Dutchman 'Coot morrer,
Patrick; how you tuz?'
Irishman 'Good morning till ye, Mike
d'ye think we'll get rain the day?'
Dutchman 'Kees not; ve never has
much rain in very dry time.'
Irishman 'Faith, an' ye're right there,
Mike; and thin whenever it gits in the
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: way o ramin , the divil a bit of dhry
j weather will we git as long as the wet spell
A singer who led the psalm tunes at
meeting, finding that his concluding word
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which was Jacob, had not aylables e -
nough to fitll up the music adequately,
ended thus; " J-a-a-a-a J-a-a-a-a
fol de riddle cob!"
JESJ-Recruits for the Russian army are
obtained in the following manner : The
.mthnrities ascertain from the register
kent bv the priesthood how many youths
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there are m the town, or village, irom , ro raraains to De Duut. uuupiuaicu
twelve to thirty years of age; and who- ' old wharf-boat, a long wooden portico
ever has five sons must part with four.tho j with a shanty behind it; called the Uni
eldest only being left at home. A party ted States Hotel, a flock of geese, a lean
of soldiers surround the house or school !pig, and a. jack-ass these make up what
in which the youth or youths are, and , Cairo now is in reality. The location of
then take them away by main force at 1 Cairo is everything that could be desired
only a few minutes' notice, leaving them
no time to say farewell to their friends.
In one particular case, two youths, one
twelve and the other fourteen, were kid
napped in this way from tho house of
their grandmother, aged 85, where they
were stopping on a visit.
Sympathetic Pill. This is the name
of a new pill just got up by Dr. Francis,
for the purpose of getting up an attach
ment between the sexes. It is composed
of signs and mooulight, and is taken thro'
A practical illustration of a man car
rying tho punishment of his sins along
with him is related of a fellow in Cincin
nati, who lafely ran away with two mar
ried womon, and received a letter of
thanks from their husbands. t
A gentleman, speaking of Cincinnatti,
says it3 most appropriate name would bo
Haw-burg of America. 'Yes replied
another, 'I-think it will bo the ie-ro-polis
of the United States.'
If tho dootor orders bark, has not tho
.patient, a right to growl?
; Tho chap who felUfrgm.thoitpp Jofhia
voice is still IpnmerfuhymlA' tr: ?
Making money by speculation", without
regard to the established laws of trade is
a matter that can bo compared to noth
ing so well, as to the dealing in lottery
tickets, or some other species of gambling
where no sagacity is required. ' There
may be one chance in one thousand, or
one. in ten thousand, for succcs?, but t'he
odds stands too fearfully against one to
encourage the practice. The qualifica
tions here made will bo easily perceived.
There are apparent speculations which
are baswl upon the closest calculations of
demand and supply. Let a merchant as
certain just how much of any given arti
cle there is in the market, and also just
how large the demand will be, and he
may safely purchase the whole with a
certainty of realizing a profit. If one of
the earliest adventures to Ualirornia couta
have foreseen the population of San Fran
cisco, and thereupon purchased the whole
tract of land upon which the city now
stands, his profits would have been be
yond calculation. Such as these must
be considered truly legitimate operations.
But the folly of rushing blindly into risks
which may be managed by skilful impor
ters, is too absurcd for anything more
than a passing allusion. Sucb was tho
tulip mania in Holland. While thia
raged, men were known to give their whole
possessions, amounting to thousands of
florins, for a single favorite bulb. The
Mississippi scheme was another, in which
a reckless gambler succeeded in fascina
ting a whole nation. The South Sea
bubble is not forgotten. The hundreds
of companies incorporated for all sorts of
imaginable purposes have all been de
scribed in full, but the ruin and misery
by the final explosions have been terrific
beyond description. Yet men will sel
dom learn wisdom from their own person
al experience. The same reckless scenes
are enacted every year. The land spec
ulations in the State of Maine nearly beg
gafd the State. Men left their ware
houses, counting-rooms, and store?, and
rushed off to townships, village-lots, and
mill privileges. So crowded were the
mushroom-cities, that barns, sheds, and
the privileges to lean against the gate
posts, were in requisition for lodging
places. This affair did not end in a mere
bubble, it ended in the ruin of more
than nine-tenths of all who caught the
contagion. For many year3 after, the
question was invariably asked by the
prudent Boston merchants of applicants
for credit : "Have you had anything to
! do with the eastern land speculations?"
Some fifteen years ago, more or less,
there was an effort made to build a city
! at the junction of the Ohio and Missis-
! sippi rivers, which was to be called uai-
ro. otreets were graueu, uuuaua auu
store lots were laid out for miles up the
banks of both rivers. Elegant colored
maps were exhibited in the eastern cities,
most minutely particular in design.
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There was to be a bank here, a cu3tom-
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. nnri find hripV nnri stone dwellinrrs in ev-
j d:rection A hundred steamers were
lyin(r at the wharves "painted like life,"
and merchandize was piled about in per-
feet looseness ot prolusion, urays were
industriously enS.aSe.d n"mS
merchandize back into the populated
8treetS- jjen. women, and children.were
thronging the squares and side walks!
Indeed, from tho pictured description,one
j would suppose that both umcmnatti ana
New Orleans were to be removed and
' combined to make Cairo. Sfifch was what
i Cairo was to be, according to the rcpre-
, of spcoulatora. Allh(S
world werQ in some way to pay tribute to
Cairo. No wonder that many shrewed
men wno naa never seen me lounnou
were taken by the purchase of shares and
lots. On the map and on the, plan, a
more desirable location for a great city
could not be found. However, after all
1 1 1 i1 . 1 1?
' the rage for speculation, the city of Cai-
I . i i ...ml j:i : ji .,1
: lor a city; but, uniortunateiy, mere is one
disadvantage not mentioued, the water
overflow's the place for fifteen miles back
every spring freshet Largo operations
were really commenced one dcy season,
but the first freshet carried all the build
ings down stream, except the aforemen
tioned portico wharf-boat. Bunt's Mag
azine. 'How do you like your minister?.'
'Liko him,' says the squire, by,sI
like him first rate, for he never meddles
with politics or religion.'
They punish people queerly in China.
For robbing a pedlar, the culprit was
lately put into a mortar, and fircd against
a stone wall. Whether this cured him
of.his propensities, we have not yet learn
ed. We should not wonder, however, if
Derivation op Buss. Buss : to kis3.
Robuss: to kiss again. Blunderbuss: two
girls kissing each other. Omnibus: to
kiss all tho girls in tho room.
The following is lhe copy of a bill' post-
I i wmll in a village down east; 'A
! lecture on total abstiuence will be dehv
! cred in iliiyopen gpVj, nd a collection ta
j ken at the doorl to defray expanse- -