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BY tHIGINI r.TowN.ENa
.Wait a toolorte, grandma, I jo-t want
to rail Out. and good bye to
and the saeet lace PO iu n framework of
bridal hat flowers, looked a moment thr.'
the &or. and ihso vanished, before the
lady. to Quaker satin and white muslin
cup, could r. ply.
.11 hat, isn't Rsie here !' The unes•
limier was a young man. a fine looking
man, and there was something peculiarly
attractive in the smiling of his dirk ex
pressive eyes. is 'hey swept the room
with a single glance, and then lighted on
the old lady.
'She's just run out. Alden, to bid Dai
Su good bye. You know it wouldn't do
to go oti without seeing her old nurse.
anyhow. Everythitufs puked, ion tit 1•
'Yes, and the carriage is waiting;' and
as the young man spoke, a tide of gleeful
laughter roil. il up to their ears from the
compaoy b. low rah., The I,ltl lady did
not mind it. She cline close to the new
ly 'node husband, nod laid her hood on
his shoulder. 'Alden.' she said, very ear
nestly, 'now the hour has come for our
part ng. I call think of many thing• I want
to say to you, tool I ought to have done
this before. Ban it's too late n•w, Oh,
Alden, you trill he very wirier of my dar
ling, won't you? You will never forgot
imv s he has been watched and cared for,
(it may be too much.) and how she has
never known u hor.h word in the home
whence you a , e taking ter?'
'Ube old lady's v..ice was pleading. al.
most to sadness. and her eyes were lull of
tears ! but damned as tney were. she .31W
the 10. k of beautiful tenderness that flash
ed into The young mares expressive fee.
.Da not fi.ar to trust me. Mrs. Williams,
hi, said solemnly, taking both tier hands
in his. .11vr happiness shall be the one
great aim of my life. The bier that has
winched over the ti rl..rness that has
guarded her girlhood from the shadows
of evil, shall he increased an hundred fold
in the home to which I take her; and had
you heard those eloquent tones, and seen
the look which accompanied them, you
would h ice predictei a joyou, wedded
life for Elsie Raymond.
61 do believe you, Ald .n, my boy,' an.
awered the old lady. fervently. 'Chit
sometimes you may hod Else a little ism
patient. or sell I don't like to say
it, for her heart's always in the right place
only you know how quick and impulsive
she is, and she don't hear contradiction,
for I a'pose she's a spoiled child.'
.Who's spoiled chi' dl' asked a voice
so sweet it would have thrilled your heart
like it sudden outbreak of harp music, and
the graceful figure of the girl bride sprang
into the roam.
Rubens ought to have seen her at that
moment. 11 ith her blue sparkling eyes,
the hal blush gathering into her soft
cheeks, and the arch smile breaking over
her lips as morning sunshine breaks into
the rose's heart, she was just the vision,
el outward jovoua sae h lArigiße“.
his soul would have delighted in. Her
•I shan't say 'mustn't' very often dor
hng,' answered the young husband, strok
ing the curls that fell out of the little hat.
•l3ut come, Elsie, we shan't be in time for
the cars. Say good bye to you. grand
•1 . 11 be a good girl, indeed I will,' whin
prr••d the trembling lips. as they drew up
to the grandmother's, and the smiling face
was dim with tears.
rGod bless you, Elsie, my child.'
And the husband hurried her away.
Elsie ttrymond's future must tell the
story of the past. Both her parents lay
under the spring grass before she had
learned t o know them, and so she went to
her grandmother's bean and home. There
only sunshine lay over her life. The ten
der, indulgent grandmother forgot there
must come en hour S hen the clouds would
rise, arid the great lite storms descend
upon the flower that grew up in such
beauty at her hearthstone.
Elsie had one of those fine, rich, im•
pulsive sutures, that especially require
judicious training. This she had never
received fr m her grandmother, and the
under current of sell will and pride in her
curly girlhood, only revealed themselves
in her impntrence of mild reproof and con
But usually she was so loving, so gen•
tle, so transparent—and, us I said, her
future must tell her past.
Two years had gone swiftly, happily
by, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond sat at their
breakfast table that morning. The room l i
with its applicances of taste and luxury.
was one of those rare home gems that on
ly an artist can appreciate.
'Alden,' says Mrs Raymond, as she
passed the second cup of coffee, 'won't
you put down that paper and listen to me
a moment. You know that party you
promised me almost a year ago. Well,
I've decided to have it next week. It's
just the season for it now, and we'll make
a grand effort to have it pass off well.'
If Mrs. Raymond had at that moment
looked narrowly at her husband's face,
she would have seen it grow pale at the
mention of the party.
•I'm sorry, Elsie,' he commenced, mo
, vino; restlessly on his chair.
'Now, don't,' interrupted the little wife
quickly,'don't, Alden, say one word a
gainst the party. for I've set my heart on
having it. I told the Campbells, and the
Wildinans about it, more than two weeks
ago, so I should die with shame to post
You shouldn't have mentioned it to
them without consulting me first.' Mr.
Raymond's tones were cold and gevere for
the first time, but his wife would have for.
given them had she guessed the anguish
that lay at his heart.
As it wns, her face flushed with anger.
'Really,' she answered, was n 0.., until
this morning, aware I was responsible to
you. Mr. Raytnonl, for the subjects I
might choose to select for conversation
with my acquaintances. Once for all,
what is the reason you refuse mo this
.1 do not refuse it, Elsie, I only ask
you to delay it.'
'And I must and will have it next week
or never. I cannot see why you wish me
to postpone it, unless IL be because you
know the delay will greatly annoy me.'
The young man's face flushed with the
pain her words occasioned him. 'Elsie,'
and his voice was quicker and sterner than
before, 'you cannot move me by these ac
cusations, because you know as well as I
do there is no truth in them. I have some
heavy payments to meet this week, and
that alone was the reason of my request
ing you to defer the matter All I have
to say is you will be quite likely to accom
plish your wishes by presenting them in a
less dictorial manner.
It was very unfortunate for Mr. Ray
mond that he added to his explanation that
last remark, for now he assigned a motive
for the delay, his wife had began to soften
toward him, but that last speech hardened
" LIBERTY AND UNION, NOW AND FOREVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLE. "
don't believe a word of what you're
saying, Alden Raymond,' she answered,
pushirpz back her choir, and bursting into
a good of pdssionate tears. 'lf the money
had made any difference, you'd have told
me oefore this day ; and it's only because
you want to mortify me now before the
world, that you are stingy this morning.—
I wish that I was back again in my old
home with grandma, and near old Daisy.
who would never have spoken to the harsh
cruel words you have just done. I wish
I was back there again, and that I had nev
er left it for, and that I had never seen you
Alden Raymond r
And springing froin her seat, the lady
burst out of the room, and her husband
made no effect to detain her Ho only
leaned his head on his hand, and groaned
deeply. It was the last drop in his cup of
An hour after the young merchant was
walking up and down his counting•room
with restless step and haggard face.
There had come a sudden revolution in
the mercantile world. and his house was
one of the first to feel it. 'There it no
chance to sail clear of this, that I see,'
murmured the young man, as he struck
his forehead. 'A few weeks, and we shall
all sink, I shall be a ruined man, and El
sie—' his face worked fearfully a moment
and then he resumed, 'there is no way to
raise the money, unless—' he stared anx
iously all about him; as though he feared
the terrible secret which lay behind that
'unless' !night have revealed itself, though
it had never crossed his lips and for the
first time in his life his face wore a look of
co .iardice and guilt.
'Yes, I could get it so,' he said, 'clinic,
his head on hands; sand if our alfaira
should happen to take a favorable turn,
could repay the note before any body was
wiser ; 'if not,' and his voice grew li - oar,e.
'the river or a pistol shot would settle it
'Elsie's little property's ail swallowed
up too. God knoWs I meant to secure it
to her, but there was help for it, and
were she to know this she'd hate eta worse
than ever, and may be I can win une
of the old love smiles to her sweet iips if
—' he did not finish the sentence.
'Elsie, pm, you can give out the invi
tations for your party next week There
is the mon ey which will defray the earn
nos, and Mr. Raymond placed a note for
a thousand dollars in the lap of his wife.
It wits dinner time, and Elsie lii.d all the
morning to reflect on her conduct iit break•
fast, and bitterly had the yew,: wife re
proached herself fur the unkind words she
had spoken. • But her will teas unsubdu•
ed still, and when the forastps of her hut_
band rang through the hall, the old pride
wine back to her heart, the morning curl
to her rosy lip and she thought to hersll
'Alder. shall speak first.'
And he did : and that generous deed
overcame at once all the pride and self
will of the really loving wife.
She sprung up quickly, and wound her
white arms around her hushand's neck
while the thers of remorse and tenderness
swept down her face. .01i, Alden.' she
said 'forgive me for the cruel words I said
to you this morning. I have been sorry
for them. Ido love you better than all
the world beside, and I would not leave
you for a thousand grandmothers. Fay
just once to me, 'Elsie, I forgive you; and
I will be so happy '
He drew her head to his bosom, and he
rained down kisses on her tweet brow, us
he said, •Elsie, once and for forever I for
give you, but I have been very weak, and
I have suffered much this morning. Let
me lay inv head in your lop, and see if I
shall leel better while you talk to me.'
And Elsie sat there a long time, running
her little dimpled fingers through the thick
brown curls of her husband and laying
her cool lip every few moments to his fe
vered fore head chatting to hint in sweet
humming.bird style, of her party, and
what a delightful affair it would be, dream
ing little of the darkness., and sin, and
and shame that was diwing closer and
i closer to their threshold.
It was late in the morning after the par.
ty. It had been, as the young wife had
predicted, 'a brilliant affair.'
And now she walked through the ele-
gant confusion of her parlors, and thought
what glances of administration had follow
ed her during the evening, and how proud
1 Alden would be when he rucouoted to
him the compliments which the guests
had bestowed upon their beautiful hostess
and how she hod inadvertently heard
Mayor llnmlin, who ties pronounced the
most artistic judge in the city, call her 'the
rare blossom of the festival.' But these
pleasant droamings experienced a rude
n to rrapt:nn.
HUNTINGDON, PA., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1858.
Two , rough looking men entered the 'Strange. strange,' muttered the million• •
parlor, and inquired inquire tif Ale Hey- sire to himself, 'that a young man of such (*elect gottr g . *deft glisctilano.
mend was in family, occupying such a position on
'No,' answered the wife, suprised and 'change,' and in spe best social circles, BONNETS.• TO STOP POTATOES ROTTING
startled. 'lle went to the store this mor- should have done this thing. What a sen- An agricultural excange says:— hAn
sing.' cation 'twill create ! Gave that splendid
_____........ experienced agriculturist informs us, that
(tee of them replied, with a significant party last night, too—. Of all the charms dear woman wears, about six years ego he applied Hine to po•
look around the room, that he was not i .Mr. Ilolburat's monologue was suddenly Of all her many traps end snares, tutees that Wets partly rotten, arid
For real effect there's naught compares
there ; they had just come from his store interrupted by the entrance of a lady.-- immediately arrested decay, Potatoee that
4 have not seen hirn since,' was Mrs, She made her ingress unannounced b onnet;
, and With a truly pretty
were partly rotten when the lime was .ap.
For when or wherever you chance to meet
!inputted's laconic rejoinder ; and after putting her long veil aside, revealed a face
One that is perfectly modest and neat, plied, continued to rot, and were lost
centering together n moment, the two men hardly yet ripened into womanhood, yet
You may depend 'tie a pra,fcomplete Since then he has made it common practice
left time room. very touching in its pale mournful loveli. That the head has more in than on it. to apply slaked - lime to his potatoes as he
The lady sank down upon a sofa, and flees. takes them up. Ile put a this layer of
she's pretty or not,
covered her face with her hands. They '1 am Mrs. Raymond.' she said eagerly No matter w h et h er Hue upon the floor where the potatoes are
Whether she lives in mansion or cot °
How much or how little money she's g ot ,
were policemen ; she could not disguise 'and you now know for what I have come. to be laid, and sprinkle some of it over them
from herself that fact, and a vogue terrible Oh, sir, will you not spare my husband 1'
'Tis a fact, depend upon it; ' about every ten incites, ns they are nut
fear took possession of her soul. 'Madame,' said Mr. Holborn, partially The woman to matte a man happy thro' Ilk, down. He considers this as perfectly pro-
A few moments later, and her husband recovering hiinself, iit is a eery painful du. To make a model mother and wire,
reeling them from rotting, as he has never
stood before her, wild, pale, haggard• tv to refuse ysts, but justice must have her Is one who, morning this milliner strife t had a rotten potntoe since he has practiced
'Elsie,' he asked hurriedly, has there retiree. The offence is se palpable—' Wears a plain and tasteful bonnet. it; and be bleives also that potatoes thus
been two policemen here after inn 1' But Elsie had sunk down at the man's Note a bonnet of genuine beauty A grace, used ate rendered better by the action of
'Yes, and I told theta you were at the I feet, unable to steed. 'O, sir,' she cried. Worn on the head in its proper place, lime. We advise the farmers to try this
store. Oh, Alden'—she could not finish olitsPirig her hands, while the tears rolled Shadowing faintly the wearer's face, plan, as it easily can be done by them ell.
the sentence, for he rushed from her, out down her sweet face, 'do not say that!-- 'ls a thing fur a song or a sontiet;' •.____........,....
If you c:er had a mother who sang you to But one of these gay and gaudy things, MARRY -./ert•Oly 'faylor says if you are
into the hall, and up the stairs like R
madman. , slumber in her arms, or a sister by whose Made tip of rainbows and butterfly wings, for pleasure, marry—if you prise rosy
Elsie's heart died within her, and it ' sideyou k ne l t
ribbons and atringe, hialth, marry—and, even if money Le your
was only by grasping the cushiuns of the head in prayer. or a wife whose A mixture of flowers,
slumbered on your heart ;by all that lls dreadful, depend upon it. I object, marry. A good wife is lies yeti's
you have ever loved and cherished, have A vulgar ma•s of 'fuss and feather,'
sofa, she prevented herself from sinking beat gift to man—his angel turd minister
to the floor. She feared—shit knew not Pity upon ate, I pray you--have pity upon 1 A little of everything thrown together, of graces innumerable—his gem of limey
what; but the next moment the woman's my husbind, and spare us from n !Re that : As if by is touch of windy weather, virtues—his casks of :fumy jewels—her
A wreteeed conglomeration— voice his sweetest music—her smile his
heart of Elsie. Raymond nwoke within will be worse than death ! There will
A sort of cup to catch the hails bright sst day—her kiss the guardian of her
her. - Alden, her husband, Wll6 stthering, c o me a day and an hour when you will be
Leaving the head to ism it ba re'
A striking example of
. iNmititu to Wear,' t in he no ti cz s e n — f I I I:: a h r , u n is iti t i l:e
: f a ft; ij,r ,
it might be he was in disgrace and shame, glad stmt you listened to my prayer; and
mid who should satin by hint, and where oh, as you hope for mercy at the judgment
' ls this bonnet abom ination.
sleuth! industry his surest wealth—her
sleuth! he tine comfort and ntrviigth, Lot allow it to me new r ib
It makes a woman look brazen and bold, econerny his safest amie— her lips his
in her !
Assisting her ism/king nothing but void, faithful counsellors—tier bosom the nate
Fhe ,prat, • up, airi though Lc:l:sails
la had on the young, absurd on the eld,
11 , -r, awl her face And deforms what it ought to deck;
isi, i , is ;,esi- e seta it lay miler Mc Fur look ether face, no bonnet is there
As the man looked at her, as she knelt
there iii her mournful beauty at his feet,
with her shining curls lying about her
wart ul lace, and his heart was touched.
am sorry for you,' he tit ma
dame, your husband has been greatly to
a she opea.
1:1:11.es, she went straight to hi,
'lit V, :ft
ey,..1 of Illy aue. I ! Iler
hu,band stood in the centre of the room,
widi n pistol jointed at his heart. One
moment more, and she had been ton late.
With one loud shriek, she rushed to his
side, with one Lion of her 'loon white
Itunti, situ struck the heavy pistol to the
flour, nod tt will, sad cry sprite;ing Irmit
I er lips, 'saved, saved, Alden,' she wound
her arms about him.
The desperate man put her away.—
, 5,1% ed,' lie cried, hoarsely, 'saved to ruin,
degrad [thin, to worse than death. Leave
me, Elsie, and let me do the deed now.'
But the came back to him, fur she would
not be put away. .No, no,' she answered,
and her pale face shone ahnost like un
gel's with its beautiful wife tenderness.
-did you think, Alden, your Elate would
leave you now, when your arms have shel
tered her so long ? Did you think she'd
not follow you through sufferiog end shame
true and loving to the end
'But not to prison, Elsie, not to prison !'
His head dropped as he said it,
'Yes,' she answered, drawing closer, and
the light of her soul was shining in lier
soul tees shining in her eyes, 'to prison, to
the gallows, to death, Alden !'
And then he took her in his arms, and
while his heart was wrung with deeper
ayooy fur her than for himself, he told her
And Elsie learned, for the first time, of
the threatened collapse in her husband's
business, and of the utter impossibility of
his meeting the expenses of their patty
without—lie whispered the words--'he
had forged u note for two thousand dollars!'
ide hoped to pay it, and so elude discovery,
Lut mutters grew worse, and he could go t
raise the money.
'And it Wan for the you did it, Alden;
because i spoke those cruel words ! Oh,
God, help me ! 1 urn to blame, not you l'
cried the heart-broken wife.
But before her husband could answer
her, she had sprung from her soot, and a
great hope dawnedinto her face. 'Alden,'
site cried, 'it was I that ruined, it is I that
will save you. 1 am going to the [nail
whose name you forged, and I wilt beg,
pity, anything, till he promises to spare
'Elsie,' and her husband shook his head
mournfully, 'his heart is is hard one.'
•No matter, 1 will find way to it. I will
not let him go till he has promised to save
you. Pray Clod, Alden, while fain gone.
pray t, Him witliout ceasing, to be with
me !' She pressed one long, loving kiss
upon his forehead, and left him.
Mr. Holborn, the titi'lionire, was slow
ly pacing nil ict.; , narrow
wiqt Ms hal Is behind him, us was
Ho was a dark stern locking man, with
deep wrinkles set in his forehead and thin
face, and altogether, it was not one that u
little child, or a bran yearning for comfort
and sympathy would bane been drawn to•
, It was 1. It was my fault,' eagerly in•
te'Vritined Elsie. instigated him to the
uct by my Cady and extravagance, Do not
accuse hint, b t the dme, as was the sin,
be mine, but oh ! you will not kill us will
The *stern hart melted. Mr. Ito'burn
riti,ed the youri4 wife gently, and whisper.
ed. 'Airs. Raymond, I will prosecute the
:Ling no further; your husband is safe.'
A half an hour later, Ehie burst Into
the room where sat her husband. .Look
p, A !den.' she cried, exultingly. 6 1 have
But this sudden joy, after tho'o hours of
exquisite suffering, was too much even for
the man's strong physical endurance, and
ns the words died on Elsie's lips, her hus
band dropped senseless to the floor.
A week has passed. It was a soft star
bright evening, the closing of one of those
days that come up, gulden wanderers from
the Tropics. and shake hands with the
months of gloom, and chili mist
Alden Raymond sat to his large easy
chair, in the pleasant room where we met
Lim at breakfast, and Elsie sat on the chair
ann. She looked very charming and very
happy too, albeat there was a deeper, more
subdued beauty in her whole face, but you
would have loved it better than all the
sparkle of the old tunes.
'And so, Alden,' said the little wife, run.
rang her fingers through her husband's
hair, 'grand an writes she will be with us
next month. a, soon as May brings the clo
ver wind to her bed-room window lam
so glad, rind now our business has turned
out so favorably. I cannot thank God
e nough when I think of it !'
Alden drew his arm around her, slender
'Yea, darling, the worst is over now,'
he answered. 'Our business is on a pros
perous footing again, thank Uod, as you
say ! 1 have this afternoon paid Mr. 801.
burnthat debt. We should be very
happy if it were not for that one terrible
memory, Elsie;' his head dropped on her
The wife put down her romlips to his
ear, and whispered softly, .Don't think a
bout it, dear Alden• It was all my fault,
not yours, you know ! and what a lesson
it has been to us both. We will never
And Elsie kept her word, and whop her
grandmother returned home front her hap
py visit, she said to Daisy, with tears in
'I have no leers for Elsie now; she has
the best husband in the world, and she is
the best wife, too.'
So Elsie Raymond's first quarrel with
her husband was her last one
Gill' A bachelor, after all his matrtnoni•
al attempts, pathetically exclaims, "When
1 remember ull the girls I've net together,
I feel like a rooster in the fall, exposed to
every weather; I feel like one who treads
alone some barn all deserted, wl.ose outs
huvo fled—whose liens are dead. and ofl
to market ,Nl!ed..
* VOL. XXIII. NO. 4.
See at the sidr, tt hang.; by a hair ;
View it behind, and you're ready. to swear
That the creature has broken her neck
No matter where you may chance to be
No mutter how many women you see,
.A promiscuous crowd or a certain she,
You may fully depend upon it
That a gem of the very rarest kind,
A thing most difficult to find,
A pot rur which we long have pined,
La a perfect 'love of a bounet.'
THE DUTCHMAN'S ROAD.
Ho ! can you tell me the road to Rend tr?
0, yaw, I could toll you as pesser as
any pody. You must first turn de pars
round de pitch over and de prook lip
streme, :en de first house you cunt tu isle
my pruder Hans' pig porn, dat is de pigg..s
porn dere ish upon dish road, it isli
eighteen feet one way unt eighteen feet
rite , prick agin.
Mine prodder flans though to shinnel it
but hint sold dem and so him shinnel it mit
straw and clabboard it mit rails. Alter you
go py my prodder Hans' pig pars de next
house you cum tu ish a hay stack of corn
fodder built up of straw; but vou must not
stop dere tu. Den you goes along till you
cum to tree roads, you take any of dose
roads and den you ket lost, tleu you must
bet over de fence into a groat pig pen mit
no fence around it, den you take de road
upon your rite shoulder and de woods upon
your left shoulder and go down as far as
a britch, den ytu turn rite pack agin, von
you coming pack you cum py a house dat
starts rite alongside of a yeller tog. he corns
out and says pow vow vow, he den pitea a
little piece out of your leg, den he runs
and jumps into empty pig pen dat hash
four sheep in it. den you look vay up on de
pack side of de hill town in de swamp and
tern you see a pig white house painted red
mit too front doors on de pack side, vel
ter° ish were my pruder Hans lie. s anti he
could tell you so petter as l don't know.
Well what then.
Den sinks as how Imust take me a vrow
so I goes to Heading and tells Kuttereen if
she would take me for worse and pesser
and she ax no yaw, so I. takes her home
and she eat seven quarts sourkrout and
vent to peb veil enull but the next morning
she chump up tend. she vos a heavy loss
she weigh more as tree hundred and see.
enty pounds, den my little poy tuke sick
nun tide, oh I'd rather give tree shilling
as to have dat happens, he vas so fat ns
putter, den my hens cuss home mit dere
ears split, and my hogs all cum house mit
nine of dem missing.
WILD OsloNe.—California papers state
that onions growing wild have been dise'•v
ered in that State, an inch and a half in
diameter, covered with a thick husk like
the rasp-root. They are palatable and
even preferable to garden onions, and it is
thought may prove a valuable addition to
the cultivated varieties.
Comaaoacnes.—These nasty pests, as
well as ants, are driven away by strewing
elderoerry leaves on the shelves and other
places frequented by these troublesome in-
pillow of his care..:—and hr•r prayers the
ablest advocates of Heaven's bles,hi4 on
EWA certain young la
often thrown into company
man who she is stice
hut who has never du6areLl m„t
she is anxious to know what plan to adopt
to prove his affection. There s the mis
chief ! The ladies nre always planing!
101 l of intrigue ! Adopt no plan at all
H you are too hasty with your p*ts you
may awaken suspicion, and then thin spar,
row will be ell. Plains of growth are 6f
long life.— 11Iushruun love is 05110ous
evil. *nit a little lio4ser. Ile is itierel
fOrMlllfr an nap i hioncoship with you, with
hilt foot in tho snare. Ile will pull by.and
DIVA VI este. editor expressed de
light at having tteariy been called “honey"
by the gul ite loves, because site sainted
hint as ''Old Beeswax" at their last meet.
CREOSOTE A CURE FOR DYSENTERY
The Nashville (Tenn.) of
illedicane unit Surgery ciuudiuv on article
on 'he above subject, by J. W. Brown. NI.
D., the substance of which will he of in.
tereot to ninny of our readers. Ile states
that dysentery is the principal disease with
which the physician has to contend iu Ten
nessee. Arknesas, and N..rtn Lnuisi ina.
and in some localities the mortality is fright
ful. Dm McGrath and %Vedder of Louis.
vale, Arkansas, informed him that they
hod treated three hundred cases of the
most aggravated form with succe a. by the
us. of creosote, and in every case in which
it was given, (if not delayed too long.)
a marked improvement took place.
The following is the formly used by
these gentlemen; Creosote, ten drops ;
acetic seta, twenty drops; sulphate of
morphine, two grains—all miard in on
o unce of distilled water. A teaspoonful
of this is given every three or lour hours
to adults ;• smaller doses are given to chili
dren, in gum arobic mucilage. Drs. Mc-
Grath, and Weiider consider it nearly, if
not entirely, a specific in dysentery.
This disease is sometimes very foist and
prevalent in all parts of our country, and
children about two years old, in cities. ore
very liable to be attacked with it hi the
months of July, August and September.
Cre sole and morphine alone, we under.
stand, aro given in such cases by the Nev
York physicians, but with what general
success we cannot tell. It the abto ie
ceipt is a certain reined) for the disease, a
knowledge of this fact should be promul
gated to the ends of the earth.
SEED OF TUE CHINEBE SUGAR . CANS.
—.ht it Poionous?-1 he statement made
by a Suuthein cultivator, that the seeds of
tho-"Sorghuin" are poisonous, when fed
to stalk, is contradicted by the Cincinnati
Gazette. A fine horse, fed upon the seed
four weeks, was never in better condition.
The Commissioner of the Patent Office
has been experimenting and concludes
that the seed is not only harmless, but
good fodder for any variety of s.ock.
5iur5•,,,!:•,.., • iv,* is a rpra•e:ll.