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ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY; PA., JANUARY 4, 184'9.
• la published In the Borough of Allentown, Lrhigh
,dowdy, l'a.; every Tuesday
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lik xcept to optjoit of proprietor,
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..,'... 'l%/tli TIREMENTS, alcing not more ;Ilan oaf'
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.: d for every subsequent insertion . weniy-ii,vel
I.scents. Larger advertisements char.: d is ,1,,. 5 • same proportion. Those not exceeding ten lii.y.,
will be charged seventy-five cents, and tiMse nuii,
` .. : - ing six lines or less, three insertions for 50 ce
r• GgrA liberal deduction will be made to tl,e,
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4 ... who advertise by tho year. ' • " ti
CV Office in Hamilton Street, next (tool?
,' . ! Stern's dllentown Hotel, (formerly Weil,
.t'Pe; oppoiite Schnurman's Store. - -
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1.. The undersigned have just/
, • • - ".. '-• turned from Philadelphia wt.?'
.. • .... •' - -:.f.''-=-,' ar_e assortment of Hardur
Cutlery am ery,. with Coach-I'
;-: ings and Shoe findings, all of whicij;
4.:"..! be sold at reduced prices at the Slow a'
0. & J. SAEGE
4.„,... TRAOnNv.i—is A tind go l o r t i l ci l ‘ o s t ,
ii o n f t l,l f t o ta r i m atired e 1 \
Bed Iron, Sheet Iron, American and
i Band Iron, Hoop Iron. Cast nod .. ar
, square, flat and round, just ree d
ni t le Store of .0. & J. SAEGE
1 '''GLASS.--150 boxes Glass of all is,
.t r I b 0. &J. SAEG'E z ,
o sa e.- y
WHITE LEAD.— of pd
..' :just. received, Pure and Extra, and,fOle
t: by, , 0. &J. SAEGW O
* -1 NAILS.-9n,`'
—AILS.-200 Kegs of the best
Brads. and Spikes, just received, gyi
sale by O. & J. SAEGII
' 'CQACH-I Ett iII•MINGS.—A good.
Coach-Tti'matin t ,as just 'wetly
.4* for &tip by O. S.J. SAEG
, by A
E-FINDINGS.—A large asso ie
-Findings, just received and .'•ia
• 0. & J. BAnull.
TO BUILDERS.—A large ass(
r: of flinaes Screws, Nails, Bolts with
ral Knob Locks, German Locks and
• es, Sr.c..just received and for sale by
0.4 r. J. SAI:i;
•••'. 6 ;: - ;,1;001c1NG-GLASSES,--A spiel
...e.;51,-fino - king Glass Plates, and Frame:
.%./ %kapfor ante by 0. &J. SAEtJ
OILS & VARNISLI.L-Oils of all I
, itbbiled and raw, Turpentine, Nevvar.
'.!si)la v all kinds; Glue, &e.,--will,b
by , 0. &. J. SAEG •
tj,ANES.—A full assortment of ' n
n Bell's best make, also a large r y o
ICarpenter's Tools, for sale ) le,
O.& J. SAEGI
'SE KEEPERS.--.A. pod x ply
ties for House keepers,,such pa
d Boilers, oval and round, Plate,d m .,
.ale by O. & J. SAEG 11.
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• nfortns his old friends-and dial-milk i n
neml, that he has moved into hi
isuil at the "old Stand," and ti
isstgain eady.at all times to attend
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IT.ORM AND COUNSELLONAT
Stlgas taken the Office of the late S
Esq., and will promptly attend,
ss entrusted to his care in ad/
may be consulted in thel
• . 'As; as English.
. J. M. Porter, naston,
on ; W Kent, New York City
AND. COUNSELLOR AT
consulted during Court
ys before,at the house of
aeper, in Allentown.
' lal . i ' S Notice. -
- All ne who are yet indebted
Mtoreboo s of the late firm of Gehn
Of.e.yci:.:tit Upper Milford township:
f . oupty, dire hereby notified (and'Cor t
cl i ttne)to call and settle 'their accounts; i
AtatAhe,lipoka ofthe firm can finally .b
tl.' 'hose who,neglect this friend!), - I
,to have lay the blame to'theinsel
; ly,are Out lo cop. 4 \ : : 4
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A F I AILY NEWSPAPER. ,
. 20 BoxeM floods,
Received at the PHILADELPHIA STORE.
• Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!
re' ei ed and will be sold for cash ten per
cc cheaper than any yet brought to Allen-
Nn. The goods being purchased mostly at.,
Auction sales, gives to them the advantage
of selling far below ordinary prices.
P cmeic bir .74.- 1 4 pe Philadelphia S'lore of,
'EAGER & WEIDNER, they are 'deter
' mined to sell goOds at such reduced prices,
th a t i t i s impo,csible for any one to cumpete
with them. We say then, call at the Phil-
Ihd e lphia Sucre and examine their fresh and
! immense stock of goods, and you , can con.
ivioce 3-ourself of the fact.
YEAGER S. WEIDNER.
• Great Bargains to the Ladies.
We politely invite the Ladies of Allen
town fre the surrounding country, to call
at the Philadelphia Store and examine their
splendid stock of Dress Goods. Cloakings,
Shawls, Gloves, Fringes, Collars, &c.
103 pieces fine prints at 64 fast colors.
' 50 dn. extra quality, from eight to ten
. cents, worth from 10 to 12.
:10 do. plain Monslin de Lains, Modes
Drab and Fawn colorsAtt 18i.
30 do. superfine Thibet Clothes for,.
• cloaks, from 23 to 50 cents - .
20 do. Black Modes, striped Alpacca
from 121 to 50 cents a yard. .
. Bargains in Shawls.
I Box 2 dozen Terkere Shawls from 4 to
$7.50 measuring from 0 to 12 quarters.
1 Carton 2 dozen black Thibet 'Shawls,
with silk fringes, 0 qudrters, at $ . 4,25.
• 1 Carton, 2 dozen 12 quarter Shawls,
worth $3,50 at 85,00.
'.. 2 dozen 16 quarter fancy - Woolen Shawls,
extra cheap. .. ,
10 pieces fancy dress silks from 50 cents
01;00 a yard.
10 pieces 5-8, 8-4 and 4-4, black and
blue black from 50 Cts. to $ 1;50 a yard.
A great variety , of bleached and brown
Muslin, 1 Bale 25 pieces 4-4 brown Mus
lin at 4 cents. 1 Bale 23 pieces 4-4 ditto
at 64. 1 , 130 x bleached 7-8 at 4 cents. 1
liox ditto 7-S superfine quality at 64 worth
10 cents a yard. .
'A splendid assortment of ,Carpets to wit :
Venitian stair carpet from 121 t o 50 cents.
20 pieces Parlor carpet from 25 to $1,37.-
A splendid assortment of Boys and Men's
caps fro - 10 to 75 cents.
YEAGER & WEIDNER.
5 pieces splendid quality black Cloth'
$1;23 which *as sold last spring. at 82,00.
-10 pieces, do. extra quality, $1 50 to 6 4 1,5.
• 10 do. do. fine, 2.50 to $3 §O. ;
consisting of American, French,Enalistnind
German cloths. •
ci2o pieces fancy cassimeres,7s to. $1 50:
10 doS American, En , iish, and French
ssm'eres, from 75 cts. to $1 75.
mtlemen remember the chang - e in the
prices at.the Philadelphia store,and you will
find that it will give you hargnins in cloth
and cassimers, :10 per cent.'below the rep~
- They have, also, 30 pieces Sattinets, from
37 to 75 cents. •
• Nov. 30. ¶—4 w
Just receiveil at the Philadelphia store,
5 [aids. Porto Rico Sugar, beautiful quali
ty, at 6.1 cont4er lb:
5 bbls Ground Loaf Sugar, S. to 10 cts.
2 !lds. New Orleans Molasses, at 6.1
cents per quart.
It is said t hut Sugars have advanced 1:1
curs. t-ols;•r the sante ; but call at the
PH! and you will find them
all T ., i•••.s and &nue a little lower
Pq . q: till' Philadelphia store
Wltt.n tut molt to nrclutse Goode, call be
fon. pure lii elsev here ; your advantage
will-be s'.'2o in a $lOO by calling at,tittAlllila
delphia store of YE AGEIt & %VEIDNER.
To FARNEas.—AII kinds of country pro
luce-taken in exchange, for whiCh the higli
st market price will be paid. •
Nov. 10. • ¶--•Iw
Lb- hereby given, that the undersigned
ve taken out letters of Administration, of
e estate of Michael Sieger, dec'd, law of
rough of Allentown, Lehigh co, There
re all those %%di° are indebted to said estate,
ill see the necessity of settling their ac
.unts within two konths,' and such who
y have any demands against Std estate,
II present their claims well authenticates(
hin the above spesified time.
I\ ov. 30
Remember Ike Rirgains.
iiroceries ! Gtoceries
10 bags Hun Coffee, at 8 cents per lb
13 bags Java told Laguira.
JAMESUG/SgY - } •
To the Patrons of the
January . 1, 1.8110
"The hell strikes one. We take no note of time
But from its loss. To give it then a tongue
Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke,
I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright,
It is the knell of my departed hours::
year P gone! V
Back to the ne'er• ett tine' last: , ,
IMlNlfsst our few brief years of life move on,
How soon time draws us tp our last!
How fleeting are our pleasures, hopes and joys,
Our boasted grandeur, wealth and show;
The unremitting march of time destroys
All our fancied bliss below.
Nolight can arrest time's rapid onward speed,
In his destructive wild career,
No cannon's roar, no trumpet's blast he'll heed,
'NoFgtop to dry the galling rear. •
-No one escapes his icy withering hand
The old, the young, the high and low
?eel the influence of his mighty Wand ;
All, all before his throne must bow.
Where are the mighty monuments of yore ?
That Fame to Glory proudly piled,
The lolly cities of the classic shore?
Which once in wealth and grandeur smiled
Where arc the mighty cities of the East ? '
• That Syria and Assyria retire ,
The pomp and grandeur of each lo feast 1
The kings that every nation fear6d!
Their glory's gone,their power is loSt,
On memory's pogo alone they dwell,
By times successive years were toss'd,
And crumbling to the earth they felf.
Eventful year! long shall thy deethi . be known,
That were octed , on thy busy stage
Thy deeds of valor and of fame alone,
Fill many a bright historic page.
The world is fast pursuing Freedom's course,
.Battling against 011 tyranny,
Thecrown and sceptre soon shall lose . thdir force
And man be. blest with liberty.
ranee, patriotic France! bath crushed the chain
Which she so long with patience bore,
Stim'd the proud monarch's ignoble reign
And drove him from tier wronged shore:
Etiropel a bi &awn for thee,
Each class nd plain,
hall like fair be free,
And smile in freedom's happy reign•
Sweet Peace is spreading here her joyous wings,
All o'er our fair and happy clime
Grim visaged war no More his terror flings -
Followed by tears and wo and crime.
Our soldiers from the battle-field returned,
Their brti'Ws with shining laurels bound
Bach step they took each fierce encounter made
Was with glorious Vietry erownel_
To be Chief Ruler of this mighty land, •
T.he Good old Man" was called imon;
Unpledg'd he enters on his ndble stanch
Like great immortal Washington.
Now we enter on another year, and4l i
ow fame, ambition, glory, gain,
Will prompt mankind to scenes of joy or woe,
Throughout this wide world's vast domain.
Gold ! gold ! is now the great and burning theme,
The fabled El Dorado" hath been found:
Thousands to the golden harvest stream
To be with wealth and gam . ...n . ls,tair crown'd
Dear reader! leave not happiness and emit.,
To seek uncertain wealth afar,
Gold cannot buy one moment's bliss or peace,
Nor love or friendship's door unbar,
Onward and upward is our towns career,
Led on by enterprise and toil;
Sweet contentment dwells in her social sphere,
And . peace and plenty 'round, her smile.
From the darlr'ruins of th' destructii•e tire,
How PhOenix-like the. buildings rise,
With renew'd splendor and position higher
Fair embehn of °dr enterprise • _
Now, kind reader, di la* will soon be done.
My harp to silence be consign'd,
Perhabs, when this annual course is run,
Another New-Year's lay you'll find.
Farewell my, readers—may,each-onee:you,
Live happy throjigh this new born year,
May Hope's bright rainbow ne'er be put of view,
And joy and peace be ever near, '
May not arie cloud o'bscure . Tßur joy Orpeace,
iN O O I 4•YciIY !ALIA a saafp dwell ! ! • d i p
Iday,FrAndshipOrudt & Love eaph day increase
7 0,' tdoss you.
(From the Plough, Loom and Anvil.)
The Seven Wonderi of New England.
1. Every man living in a "bran spend
ing" new house, or one that looks as if it
had been painted as. white as snow within
the past week !
2 . . All the houses of wood, where all the
fences are of stone, which in some places
lie so thick as to require to he removed
at the rate of a_ ton from six feet square.
3. Wood for house and kitchen all sawed
anti pplit up into One uniform length and
size, and snugly piled away pnbr cover of
an open shed, so that the work of house and
kitchen may sutler the least poSsible inter
ruption—in a word, fie secs t place for ev
ery thing, and every thing. in its•place.
4. The care obviously bestowed in the
saving and preparation of manure by accu
mulation and composting.
5. Universal attention to a good sujiply
of fink, adapted to the climate.
G. Not a poor or superfluous Ox, cow,
horse, hog, or sheep, the proportionrpf the
short-lived, expensive horse, being N-4-
ery farm wisely and economically small I
. seventh wonder is, after a day's
ride, (twenty-five years ago, with great uni
forinity in their stages at, the rate of_
miles an hour, now on railroads at the rate
of thirty,) wheiv, in the 'name of- all, that is
mysterious and inexplicable, are these peo
ple's staple crops ? What do they make
for sale ? Where are their stack-yards of
wheat, straw, and fddder, and oats, and rye?
Where are their tobacco-houses, and their
gin -houses, their great herds of cattle and
swine, rooting in the swamps, browsing in
'the fields, or reposing in the shade? How
is it' that these people contrive to keep out
of debt, and yet never repudiate? How do
, a r improving t leir rocky an , car
rying tons of : stun from the hills above to
under-drain the meadows belowl building
school-houses in sight of each other, and
expending millions on education, while buy
ing for themselves, one a little ban stock,
another a link railroad stock, and a little
stock in a neighboring factory, at which he
cells his milk and his apples, his carrots and
potatoes, once in a while giving $lOO oh
acre for a small farm in his neighborhood?
Dear reader, to explain all thqe wonders of
New England thrift and go-uhradtiveness in
full would make a long story, so we will but
refer you to the Plough, the Loon A nd the
Anvil, and,you will at mite see /I, /to
the secret ! There you see the q. by
which alone poor land throm.lhout a country
can be prudently and economically made
rich—for there you see the impliment of
American industry, all close to each other,
the first being the most prominent.
It is there, and there only.lVhere the cul
tivators of the soil have the wisdom to en
courage all other branches o' .IniericanVn
dastry . that you will ever see or hoar of
ninety tons of milk and strawberries going
by one road, in a single day, - to be consum ,
ed before the milk can s ur, and before the
strawberries can sour, )y weavers, and
blacksmiths, and shoemakt4S, .and tailors,
and churchmen, and lay-men, and printers,
and printers' devils; and what is more,
some of these perishable articles going in
one night probably at least 100 miles, to be
eaten fresh the next tnornim , for breakfast !
So much for easy and: expeditiOns channels
of communication that concentration lays
over - the ground, to provide for the trans
portation of the food that concentration only
can bring out of the ground.
_lt is in this that we find- the secret for
t•inaking poor land rich." Jt is not ail thr.
.premiums that can be Offered, rior prize es
says, though they ,• o t as' long as
the main-top bowline ; t t .an ,convert a
poor exhausted coutury • into a rich one, and
cause a flourishing. agriculture and .a dense
populatic lie pace of barrenness
and disr ith good seed, good.im
idementt capital to buy manure,
all accompanied with good . tillage and good
seasons, any one may make poor land pro
ductive; but that is not the knowledge that
is needed—we have hac that illustrated ih
practice, and'told on paper in a tlroud in
stances. Neither do We want militia mus
terings, nor martial =lie, nor rarer-shows
of any sort, to attract gaping crotVd of
thoughtless spectators. What the agricul
ture of old- s ates needs, with their thouN md s
of imilraine oind illit-rd , ivated laud', or lands
exhausted i their !;ttiiiily and stationary in
population, s. not the itiowlodgv of how to
make, but Otero he, ci n find a market for
What he tt old make, if there were. peopfie
near, With Money. inytheir pockets >;nd
mouths to lje fed. .. I .
\\heft... is the farm,' n Pennsyliinia or
any other ImiddlC or Juthern state, that
might / not produce its shds of strawber
ries, and lons of butte and cheese, -and
beets, and carrotti;and.po 'noes, and cabages,
if there, as in Nea En and, the plough,
the loom, and the - anvir, , t e tanner, the shoe
maker, and the butcher, s cr . all at work in
the sight and sound , of rich'. other?. . Nor
does any timing conduce s ritheh to general
ands' happine i ssias 'steady; ano bitual labor—
where la is sure of ittOe it'd:. All these
eeults we hould•hiveih . ent the couti-
NEUTRAL IN POLITICS.
17nco *Til t,
I'm it. r
.... have uniform, permaneht,
and )u ti
ncord , eaietit of American labor,
as the frt it of a en.
eiral national conviction
that An , rican labia lias a right to be pro
tected against Ow over-tasked and under
paid, and badly-feil labor of Europe; and
this is eminently due to the farmer, for it is
he Who wants prospevous, well-paid, !abed=
ous consumers. close at hand, tempting him
and rewarding hun for bringing the food mit
of his richest lands. It is the farmer who
is interested in carrying out the opinion of
Mr. Jefferson, that "now we must eplace
the manufacturer at the side of the agricul
When that is done, and not until then,
the fruits of the soil will pay for the highest
improvement,the Soil•is susceptible-of. Then
will the farmer's richest lands, which now
he cannot afThrd to d itch and drain, be brought
under the pough, and afford the means of
reviving tl hills that have been exhausted
—then, in' hors, these old Southern States,
with thei (.. vastly superior soil and c 'mate,
would rival and surpass Comic - tout, ` . -
mont, ankaassachusetts, and we s
cease to hear)cornplaint of want of ca. 1
for agrictilturOl improvement, for they'wo .d
spin their own improvement out of their .w
bowels, as the spider spins his web.
Then might we witness in these Southern
States whai a southern man would scarcely
. credit, were it not 'related on authority so
- unquestionable its Mr. Coleman,. who tells
us in his Agricultural Survey of Massachu
setts, that in one county, to which was ap
' po - rtioned by the legislature of the state
$2OOO of the surplus money distributed by
the genera g vernment, the county clam- .
........ d that it should be loaned
out at interest on good security to the far
mers, but—southern reader ! would you be
lieve it, not a borrower could -be found in
the county I - In what community would
such a phenomenon occur, except where
there is concentration. Where the plough.
the loont, and the anvil are working close
together and prosperously ; *here tons of
strawberries' are accompanied by tons of
milk, and tons of carrots and potatoes areal!
bortie along on the seine road; to fill the 61,
lies and bring back the money of industti'
ous and thriving consumers—non-producaTh
The Blessings of Horne.
No 'subject perhaps is more trite-than
Home and its enjoyments. People are con
stantly discussing the blessings of domestic
life, and the happiness to be found within
the limits of, a well regulated family circle.
And yet we fear that the multitude pay lit
tle intention to the essential elements of
home life, to the thousand apparently unim
portant acts of kindness and good-will. the
examples of temper, language and propriety
which in the aggregate, constitute the Arne
beauty mid real blessings of Home. The
infqmities of temper are a great drawback
upon domestic hvipiness. We have known
a calm and cheerful circle engaged in pleas•
ant and instructive conVersation, disturbed
amid-excited in a moment, as it were, by the'
unhappy introduction of some forbidden to
pic, and the consequent irritation produced
in some morbid,prejudice andirritable mind.
Pleasure has instantly been converted into
pain, ptid_jigafitted or abashed the .
authora of the evil, they have found them
selves unable fur the time to repair the er
ror. The domestic demon" as the foul,
fiend of an unquiet disposition has been forci
lily termed, is perhaps the source of a great
er amount of infelicity thait any ether evil.
Tile w p:st feelings of oqr nature tire called
into play by fits of peevishneSs, perversness
and anger, which mere trifles will sometimes
produce, and the influence of which is felt
for weeks and months. The home that is.
annoyed by this evil spirit, resembles any
thing but an earthly paradise. We have a
case in our mind at. the present time, is
which an almost perpetual condition of this-.
cry is kept up, by a disposition to domineer
and control on one hand, and to resist on , the
other. Arginnents, and quarrels arc Con
stant, the passions are frequently inflamed
and excited, and under-the influence of these
things, language is uttered and threats are
made of the most revolting kind, as exam
ples for children. The parties, as Usual in
such cases, charge each other with originat
ing the trouble, and thus frequently, after
buryiniy, the hatchet, get,,Lip a new feud in
their etlb:ts to find out who'wria really' wrong
in the first place. How- many a man has
been driven from his home, and - from all the
endorrments of domestic life, by the X j antiiil'
pe-iike tongue of a perpetual scold ! Hold
many a drunkard has b,ecn induced to visit
the tavern it) the first ,Plirce, in order to es
cape the troubled' atmosphere of his- own
&veiling, and the constant reproachea,mer
ited perhaps,, but not the less galling, of ti'
t'oo iritable and vindictive partner!
On the other hand,l6'w many a gentle
spirit has been crushed And broken by the
brutal and ruffian remarks of some tyrant
husband! How grad ua), bOt with a change
far too rapid, has the idol, Object of ‘.'Lokeett
first dream;" degeneratediinto a pold,.pelfibh,
and indjfferent husband. these. caSea,
home soon loses its charm, and instead, of
being a heave& from the cares and Vicitisi-
.i•c , .
tudes of the out-door world, it becomes the
scene of bitter recriminations, painful and
deplorable contentions. • Well' and forcibly
has it been obserVed, by one who has studied
human nature thoroughly, that "the multi
tude of our smiles and kindly feelings should
be kept , for the inmates of home; while the
world sho ild receive those only Which can
be spared ivithout serious loss." "The
great end fof prudence," observes 'another,
"is to giveltheerfulness tothose houis Which
splendor cannot gild, and acclamation can
not ex hilerale, those soft intervals of unbend
ed amusement in Which a- man shrinks' to
his natural dimensions, and throw /aside
the ornaments er disguises which ht. feels
in privaCy to be useless incembmnees, ' nd,
to lose all elect when' they beComk_fam 14 1
iar. To be happy at home is the ultithat 1
result of all ambition, the end to which eve
ry enterprise and labor tends, and of which
every desire prompts_ the prosecution. It
is indeed at home that every man must be
known by those who would make a just es..
titnate of his virtue or felicity ; for smiles or
embroidery are alike occasiontal, and tbe
mind is often dressed for show in jil,ti tbd
honor and fictitious beneVolence."
We m' be certain, therefore, that there
is somethin b wron g in the disposition, the
habits and :e morals of the man, or the wo- -
man either, who does not turn . eagerly to
home, whose thoughts are not constantly di
rected thither, when not engrossed by the
ordinary avocations of life, who shuns hie
home as something unpleasant, Who is ever
eager to find a pretext for hastening away,
or who, when away, manifests to desire to
return. Our civilization and our religion .
rzmders ira duty for us to render home as
much as possible, the suriniest spot on earth.
We are bound to exertall our powers for the
hap iness of the beings confided to our care,
and he richest reward for such a course may
be f and in the approving whispers of the
"stil small voice" within. Our example,
whether of language, of -temper, or of man
ner, is sure in the sphere in which we move
to produce evil or good results. If there=
fore in our offspring we discover the fruits
of virtuous precepts—if we see their thoughts
and their footsteps inclining to virtue and
rectitude, the - reward is indeed a glorious
• • .
The Hingham Patriot says, the following
most beautiful and touching inscription may
be seen on a grave in our town. The only
words are these : "OUR MOTHER tell
asleep November 12, 1840,'/E 51. Whea
will' the morning come.?" Simplo but yet. •
beautiful language !—ltiriguago that
find.a response in every heart made ad byi
the loss of that best amid dearest o eargay
friends—a mother, Many a falte ng tongue
Illis asked that most signikcan question
When niill the niorning come Peace,
0, sad hearts !—that morning }vi et dawn'
and that sleep shall be broken. Yet awhile
linger ye iri patience and hope, and the. glad
fruition of fuith - will be re 'zed ; amid 'we
shall no more ask; "Whe will the incoming
comer • •
It is a graceful habit for children to say
to each other, "Will you have the good=
nets ?"—Land, "I thank you." Ido not like
to see prim, artificial children ; there are
few things I dislike so much as ti•minitUre
beau, or belle. But the habit of good man=
ners,by nO means implies affectation or re
straint. It is
_quite as easy to say, "Pleasd
giveme a piece of pie," as to say "I want a
piece of pie."
The idea that constant politeness would
render social life to still and restrained
springs from a false nestirliate of politeness:
Title politenesS is perfed ease and freedom:
It simply consists in treatitig others'just as
you would love to be treated yourself. N
person who acts from this principle tyill al-
ways be said to have "sweet pretty wayd
with ,her." It is of some consequence that
your daughter should knoW how "to edict''
,u room gracefully ; but it is of
'prodigiodsly more.. consequence that Wee
should be in the habit of avoiding whatever'
i,s disgusting or offensive to others, and' of
always preferring their pleaseres to hen
6wit : If she has the last, a very little in.
tereourse with the world will knell' her the
Courseneis and vulgarity are the effect?
of ed uaation and habitkthey cannot be charg-•
ed upon nature. TroVipoliteness may be•
cherished, in the hovel as well as in the pal
ace, andahe most tattered dripery Cannot
conceal its winding charm.
Ad fir as •consistent With your situation. "
and duties , early accustom your. hildren to
an i ntercourse with strqigers, .L have seen•
young persons who weet.respectful and poi
lite at home, seized with most.painful In&
unbeComing bashfulneks as soon as a:gueef.
Mitered. To avoid this evil, allow children.
to accehipany you Ai glen as. poisiblei'l3c-:
casjonal interviews with :intelligent end tml
tiviited individuals have .a mitt influence.
on early character and manperii,i!eirticUlittrio:l'lre
ly if parents 'evidently: plece,:,
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