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Brow, the stormy winds of winter!
Drive the chilling, drifting snow I
Closely housed, the busy Printer,
Deeds not how the winds may blew,
Click, click, his type go dropping,
Every comfort :norm's need;
For the nights wore doll in winter,
Uud we not the tows to read.
Sad would be the world's condition,
If no Printers could be found ;
Ignorance and Nuperstition,
Sin and Buffering would abound.
Yes, it is the busy printer
Who rolls the ear of Icnowledge on ;
And a gloomy mental winter,
Soon would reign, it' he were g,ne.
Money's useful, yet the winters',
Fill not boll co high u place,
A. the busy, toiling Printers,
Flinging type befure the CAM
Yet while the typo they're busy setting,
Of some thankleos popinjay,
Loaves the coutitry, kindly letting
Printers whistle for their pay.
Oh, ingratitude I ungracious
Are these on enlightened soil?
Men with IntndS so incapacious
As to slight the Printer's toil.
See him, how extremely busy
Flinging type betore the case,
Toiling he's almost ilizzy,
To email the human race.
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THE NEW SCHOOLMASTER
1W 11. P. SIIILLABEII.
That woo a strange school at Ro-lc Val•
I. y—a perfect democracy—for the schol
ars always had their own way, and set•
tied the matter with the utmost prompt
was regarding their teacher. If they Ii
ked him, good; if not, down with him.
l'he consequence was that the teachers
in the Rock Valley school had not succee
ded very well in advancing the minds of
the young republicans intrusted to their
charge. The boys acted their own pleas
ure about study, and never troubled them
selves much whether they learned any
thing ormot—at any rate the schoolmas
ter didn't dare to lick them in case of fail
ure. At last the parents, as they saw
the small proficiency their boys were ma
king, looked into it a little, and being
shrewd and sensible people, guessed a t
the difficulty. They at once advertised
for a new teacher, distinctly specifying
thet he must possess nerve and spirit—
understood by the very expressive word
Several presented themselves for trial.
Young students came with excellent rec
onitnendations, but they only stayed a
day or twp. They could not Withstand
the ridicule and onotition they had to
encounter. Trier, were large boys in
the school, and the teacher measured the
muscular development of the scholars in
his estimate of hi: chances of success in
the event of a strugglo. It was a queer
state of things in Rock Valley.
The boys were not really malicious, but
were naturally bright and capable. but
their leader, a boy of sixteen, was a hard
case -. the master of them all by conquest
and hel ! a sway over them as powerful
as the grandest monarch in the world
holds over his subjects. They acknowl
edged his power and believed him invin•
cible It was his word that had settled
the professional fate of all the teachers.
After a year's bootless trying to secure
a teacher, one made his appearance, pass
ed examination creditably, and was ac
cepted by the committee. A notice was
placed on the door of the school house
and on the door of the church, that the
school would cemmenee on the following
1 Monday. under the charge of Mr. Juilsen
1 and the minister read the notice front the
pulpit. Speculation was rife as to the
new teacher, and as few had seen him,
many questions were asked witjt regard
to him. The boys held a special caucus,
lit which, of coarse, Bill Brown was mod
erator, and it was voted that the new mils
ter must be put down as it was the best
fishing season, sod the books would in
terfere with the sports of the brook
On Monday morning the boys were soon
moving in little knots towards the school
house, busy in their plains of operations.
.1 wonder how big he is ?' said Seth
Goodwin; .1 hope he isn't one of them
'I don't care how big he is, nor how
savage he is,' said Bill Brown; •i 1 he don't
walk spanish in less than a week, then I
iss my guess,
'1 don't see how we are going to learn
anything if we don't have a teacher,'
said a little voice of the number,
'You shut up,' said the leader, don't
want to hear anything of that hind
The boy was silent and they walked on,
still talking of the teacher, mat are of
the close proximity of a delicate looking
stranger, apparently abaut twenty years
old, who woa walkiog las %Its come
tion with themselves. They approached
the school house, and when they got there
they became conscious of tie pale young
man is then• midst.
Good morning, my lads,' he said smi.
'we are to begin a new career to
gether to day, nod I sincerely hope we
shall like each other. I shall try every
thing in my power to pease you that is
consistent with duty, and shall expect
thn same from you. I wish you to re
gard me as your friend at the commence•
mem, and I shall certainly act from friend.
ly feeling. I like your appearance, and
I believe we shall find but little trouble
The speech evidently made an impres
sion. but Bill Brown went round %Otis
poring, 'that's all bosh, for I see the
shape of a 'cow hide in his pocket,' which
at once awakened, as he intended it
should, a combative spirit in all he spoke
to. They went into the school hous'e, thy
boys took their places, and the muster
minded his tripod. But little was done
in the morning. The restlesness of ar.
rangement—the getting used to the school
house—produced contusion, and the corn.
mencement of business was deferred un
til the commencement of business was de
(erred until the neat day. 'Phe school
was dismissed at noon, and master and
scholars separated—the former with the
impress ion that he had a vigorous and
bright set of ho) s to manage—a little hard
in the mouth perhaps, but who could be
made t•actable—and the latter that the
teacher coulo be managed by the persua
sive force of strong arms, but it was best
to wait and see how things would work.
They came together with the same feel
lug next morning; claws were formed.
all preliminaries settled, and everything
commenced as happily ns need be deli•
red. The teacher's heart was happy in
the thought of his success, when, glen
eing down through a lane of boys, he de•
tected au improper gesture from Bill
Brown, and saw it repeated, even though
the boys eyes, he knew, were fixed upon
'Young man, come up hero,' .he said
in a gentle but firm tone.
Brown looked around upon his com
panions, and with n fierce movement of a
bravado left his gent and approached the
expect a apirit of obedience in my
school, my young friend,' said the teacher
'end I shall Maim upon it.' .
`1 don't care what you expect,' growled
the young rulittn, •lshouldlike to see you
The teacher bit hW lip, while hia face
" LIBERTY AND UNION. NOW AND PORIIVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLI. "
HUNTINGDON, PA., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1858.
whitened, especially as he heard a snicker
ing laugh among the scholars ; but he elmtv
ed no other signs of anger, unless it tnir.Tht
have appeared in his eye.
'Wilt you return to your seat and be
have yourself 1' said he, and thus obviate
the necessity of helping myself ?'
'No, l won't,' was the reply.
'Then,' said the young teacher, you
shall tie made to obey me.'
Ile reached to his desk as he spoke, and
took his ruler therefrom ; when, turning
to the young rebi'l, he told hits to hold
out his hand. The boy with a surly rod
impudent how, kept his hands persistently
in his pockets, looking at the same time
around the school for encouragement. Ile
evidently regarded his master as easy 01
conquest, and felt sufficient strength to cope
with the schoolinnster.
Hold your your hand, sit, the teacher
repro ed in a inure commanding tone.
Refusing to obey, he received a smart
rap on the knuckles from the mkt, when
drawing his right hand suddenly from his
pocket he gave the teacher a severe fillip
on the side of the head, and then ''pitched
in." In n moment the school tv.i in con
fusion, The bolder boys mounted ,10 ,
benches to see the progress of the row.
and the timid on: s out trembling,
t he ll:sub:very anxiously,
The master, when thus assailed, did
-hesitate a moment. His delicate frame
seemed to dilate with the spirit invoked by
the young ruffian, and a sinewy strength
seemed to pervade him. lie was smaller
than his antagonist, but had by judicious
training developed his muscle in a power
ful degree. Ile threw his ruler stray and
g rappled with his antagonist, arid the strug
gle for mastery commenced in earnest—
science againat strength. The bays evi
dently thought their associate needed no
assistance, for they did not Move to aid
him, and thus the field WAS left to th.olwo
They swayed this way and that way ,
hack and forth, hither and thither. strain.
ing and striving, pulling and jerking till,
with u muster stroke of science, the m aster
brought Ins pupil forward on his liners,
er on his back, liken turtle ut wait
tog for the immolating knife.
Immediately improving his opportunity,
he threw himself ttpoti his prostrate foe
and commenced mauling hint in the inset
Unproved chancery Inanner—louninering
sway at him, perhaps iu a style not exact
ly sanctioned by the roles of the ring, but
fully justified by the exigcncy of the case.
The boys seemed puralyzad with astonish•
ment ut the unexpected result, and the
. after an unsuccm.sfursirtifTgle to re
lease himself, roared Out lustily for quar
ter' which was grunted on the condi' WM of
good behavior while in school lie seas
then allowed to get up, and in the vocals
lary of the ring, ruts frump to be s e verely
.'punished." lfis 1:0;04 bud suffered, and
his eyes were essi utially bunged up. Ile
looked the sneaking and used up wretch,
and stood before his states a compered
game chicken. Ilia influence W. from
that moment gone, and When the master
stood up before the school, as calm and col
lected as if he had merely bees setting a
copy instead of an example, not a souud
wits heard from one of theta.
, Well, boys,' he said, there is any
other one here who is disposed to disobey
me, I should like to have the matter dispo
sed of now. Those disposed to he obedi
ent,. and will pledge themselves to obedi.
once, will please rise from aheir seats.'
They all rose.
Now l will tell you,' said he, 'that I
am disposed to yield equal and exact jus
tice to all—kindly if you will but as you
(Inoking insignificantly at Brown,) he
good laqs and I itin yonr friend. lam go
in_ to take a bouttocal stroll in tle^ woods
on Wednesday and elose whe behave well
in the meantime may accompany me. Do
you wish to go
'Yes, sir,' was th, unanitnnus voice
He felt that he had triumphed. and bade ' leoly down resolved to die. as he knew he ' - -..--
A RECIPE WORTH 8100.
them be seated. , mood never make his way out of ,hat in • ,
l'it.e one pound soda nod a half pound
'Now Brown; said he,' I toast fiiiish ihis ietiii.". 6l ' l'lhYrinth of '."'",'," Hl ' ittishielced lime, put them ton gallon of
minter with you. You scout sure in body ! dog haul even to be eteixed to follow him;
water, and let them boil twenty minutes;
and spirit, end you may either go or :any, ! for it. too was worn down with lati,me. I. tit stand till cool, then drain off, and
if you think you have b. en unjustly dealt' Ca11",2 ll to hit" i" this la ' t d ' H l'''''' pot in a stone jug or jar. Soak your dir
with, appeal to those who may right you ' extremity, he cut open its I-rest.t, timl
ty clothes over night. or until they are
Brown went to h!s seat and gathered up tearing out its liver, lie devoured it part
net through; then wring them out and
his books, and with a sneaking sort of look S ul it rata amt bleeding —Even f : ""i'hy'l ! rub on plenty of soap, and in one boiler
h e d e parted. The boys settled down to as he Wu:, Ohs on...nand nn , . si4l , ned !of clothes well covered with water, a dd
their studies, and the school became cheer loin and he threw it a tray. „The last one teasp oo nful rooru bnk lo . f washing
ful and industrious. ! hope 11)111 ' wry" hut ' ynni ' ll'd. and his
Itorouoi h o urly through one suds, and rinse
The next day Bil' Brown's =thereat.. courage forsook 111111, unable to go fat
through two waters, well, ond your clothes
t o abuse the teacher f-. 4 his violence to the then. tie lay down under some but 'h.' , will look hotter than they did by the old
boy. He referred her to the school coin • and mode a art of shelter with pieces of . way of washing twice before boiling.
ritivee, and bade her good morning, - The hark. resolved to await the• death, he
tin illb ,ii s uni
should nvalutl tr y invaluable, and
every itha poor,
school conimitee investigated the case, and knew must soon relieve him Winn 1 a
ent tuft to do the rubbing, i the west f
hailserved him right, end the juts- feelings must his have been lying down women might take the last novel and
rice of the village, when he heard of the to await u slow and terrible fate, no eye I compose bersell on the lounge, and let
decision of the committee, would have I to witness his last moments, far from home I the washing do itself.
nothing to do with it. To a week's time ,in a wilderness where no rite of sepul
the boy ratioe and asked permission to en• titre, even, would await his body !
ter the school, which was granted with nt I it hark I—the sound of human voi 7
a word of reproach or II word of promise. ces thrills through hiin.—no he is not de-
He was evidently cured. He grew to he ceived—it it ! Ile eagerly springs to his
the beat scholar in the school—graduated feet, no well es his frozen limbs permit
with henorbecatne a successful merchant lie u ; and he bails the party. His hello,'
in Boston. and every year wheelie goes to is answered and in a moment more he is
Rock Valley, visits the schooz, and tel s, stirrnutided by friends.
with tears in his eyes, the lesson that the j This won the hour of his deliverance,
n•w school master taught him, and the and by n miracle. A party of three gen
good it did him. denten from g i t Anthony, were looking
l'he schoolmaster lb now growing old in for ~ine claims, and by mere chance
the station lie commenced a dozen years st eyed in that direction. list a difficul..
ago. He has his botanical walks still.j ty still lay in their way. Walters was
which all of his scholars attend with him not able to walk, and it was many miles
—good behavior being the condition of so ti the settlement from which he had
doing l'hese excursions on Wednesday started. Ono immediately started off of
and saturday afternoons have quite killed ter help, and the others remained with
several circuses that canoe into the village. Walters. A fire was built, a camp made
as not one cf the scholars chose to deprive and some nutriment was given him. He
themselves of the walk for the sake of oth• had now been lost four nights and five
er attractions, days. fund before the person returned it j
I was at Reek Valley last winter, on n was five days more. A road had to lie
Wednesday and went down to the pleasure cut ,hrough a greater part of the wriYt
pond near the school house to inziiilge in and the swamps were scarcely frozen
the old sport of skating, which I had not up
done for years The day clear sod A fter being taken to Hopper's house,
he ice was as clear as cry,titl • Hearing a lie remained ten days in nit exhausted
ire nomitot. sit , sting I 'milted in ill...eller state ere• it Won Sllppnsod his injuries were
end of the pied, tint 6:IW a crowd of bites so torero Ills lower limbs then began
on skates persiiitig a man who kept well to mortify. and it was apparent even in
and when they cattle near to where the uninlzirined settlers dim the only way
I was, I sow it was the hatcher. lie re• to save his life was to bring him to vri.
cognized me and stopped. Anthony or St. Paul. and have theta ant
said 1, , Ir..litzlsou, I see you a, imitated, This Odious journey lasted
the same old, boy,' too 'hes; during which time he had to
tied lie, 'we ;ire all hogs on suer' be held like an infant, nun had no rest.
days' as this' and such skating as this.' The operation took piece on Wednes
,Don't the parents think strange of you 'day list at the lipunty Infirmary, at St.
for such frivulus conduct 1' tasked, Anthony by severil surgeons; So hercu
'Yes.' said he, 'some like the-, describ leen, we are told is the constitution of
by Ilelimis— Walters. that after twenty days of almost ,
•Distrest the azure flower that blossoms on the impart Hided F U tier ing the surgeons, were
"'t'. , compelled to give him an otherwise fatal
oti e lt wisilem's old petute may net tiourimi
in the root." done of chloroform to keep him from
'But the bays are my inspiration, and as 0 niggling during the operation.
they are pleased so ten I '
Mora —ln the address of Gov. Pierce,
lie swept away with his train of boys,
at the Fair at Twinsbu-g, he said:
Aral u happier band never wolie'eled echoes
"Flogs ore nn important item in the pro
em of d into, than those who were in chase
duct of our State. As Cincionati is the
t o bent the schooliamer: )le bad never
pr i lay,t4,o9lAnwica, so should Ohio
( frig a ha y in his school al "' ' hi, ' hi " da Yi Bet prodecing hoe, is not nessarily pro.
oust hr had the repents°, of huveig the
decker pork. The long nosed. elephant
bete school fie the country. eared, ab-sided. grisly-haired everlasting
squealers. that too often disfigure our coon-
HARROW ESCAPE FROX DEATH.
try, are not pork, and never can be They
cannot be fattened in life, or eaten when
Many of our renders are acqnainted In selecting hogs, get short eared, short.
with Fred Walters, fereierly a porter in nowd, liort-leggerl, and short-haired null
the store of 11. Preriey E-q •an the Le' mills. 'They will fat easier, and when fat.
see. It seems that s•-me weeks since he timed, the pork is white, tender, and good.
went up to the neig,lihorhond of Prince A slice of sugar-cured ham from such a
ton an liten river, Arita ninety "lea hog, would. tempt a Jew to violate his
"""h oh F"" ."thaw, el" hunting r'a his vows of abstinence from ancient) and
ped tiou lie boarded in the
tells. The 14 field, Borkshire, Chi.,
at the house of a Mr. Hopp r (who is our Grass breed, have all been tried, and some
infirinent,) nhout three miles from Prince. of them c•indeinned The China' for in
tim. About :he fell of December. lie stance, fats easy; but is toe small limbed,
started out in th e morning, promising perhaps, for profit The Suffolk, perhaps,
Mrs. 11. to return elven three o'clock. i s t ee ilestitute of hair for our climate, un.
Ile did not come back that night, and le s well do-Mired in winter, but mixtures
onus .ppOSed to have tarried at the house ar e undeut Reny good Mix the China with
of another German, over the river. As the large framed Berkshire, and we shall
lei dui not etutit the next night or the get l arge framed hogs, easily fattened.
next, leers for his sa f e ty we r e aroused - , Fur better for our farmers, who are cursed
nil about half a dozen men of the neigh- with these lung-nosed. flap-eared, grisly
borhood well acquainted with the coup h a i re d squealers, to kill them and throw
try, started in his tracks in search of 'din them to the buzzards, than to try to fatten
The search was kept up until the snow
fell, on Thanksgiving day, covering his In managing hogs, give them Occaeion.
tracks, rendering the search unavailing. i ally a tahle.spoonfnl of a compound of three
Pram Walters' own necount, he wan- parts ashes, and one of salt, for each hog.
dered, after getting lost, over a great ex-''nixed with their food, and it will destroy
tent of country, pert oily bewildered kidney worms. For cositiveness, with
lie found no game mid no sigma of life. which they are after. affected, take copper-
His strength gradually fulled , and a ter- as. pulverized, and put it in a skillet, and
oil le death stared Ides in the face. His place it on a quick fire: it will soon boil,
faithful dug still kept with him, but he then stir it till will mixed and take it oh to
threw ;may his rifle, too fatigued to car- cool; pulverize it, and give to each beg a
ry it. Four nights and five days he wan- table spoonful mixed with his food as often
(hired thus, welt nothing to eat, no fire, as he shows syrntoms of coeitiveness.
no place to sleep, and saw no signs of lei Feed in dean pens to prevent much ex
man beings, all that fearful period. At cercise, and keep them clean; dirt and filth
length his strength failed, end he sat mil. do not make fat.--Ohio Farmer.
A NAN LOST IN THE sWAMI,B,
Come Back Boon•
Such was the exclanntion that reached
our ears as we passed along a street in
E ast Baltimore an evening or two since
The speaker wan a neatly dressed woman
young and beautiful. The person to
whom she spoke these simple words, in
deep tones of affection, was n finely form•
ed man, in the morning of life. But what
caused the tears to flow ? Alas !we could
net NI to pereive that the being to whom
she hod given her young heart, and who
promised to love, protect and cherish' her,
was a victim oft he tyrant—Rum!--i•Come
back soon." With a hall suppressed
oath the promise was given, a s he hastily
bent hts steps towards his usual hanuts of
"Come hack soon," was sobbed out from
a broken heart as we resumed our walk.
Alter our evening meal we repaired to'
the house of a fried, whom we had promised
to visit. The time flew rapididly by in
familiar converse, and the hour of mid
nignt sounded ere we parted. The streets
were almost deserted, and as we passed a
low grocery the sounds of drunked revelry
were heard within. A man staggered
into the street, followed by a woman
They were the same we saw at early ev•
ening. "Come back soon.' Anxiously
she listened flir his welcome step ' How
long the hours seemed to her waiting heart,
as she scotches for the loved one's retnrn.
Hastily throwing on her shawl, she wan
dered through the streets, heedless of the
passers by, and even penetrates the haunts
of vice to save a being she loved better than
life. Fondly she clasped the degraded
Being who was about to repulse her, she
exclaimed. "Do come home' William,
1 left Ellen all alone!" "Little
Those two words found a way to that
man's heart. He . hesitated and drunk as
he was, his eyes grave moist. Still clos•
er did that wife cling, and he was about to
accompany her, when a misers ble man
I staggered up saying, "is that you' Bill,
why you are n stranger; let us go and take
a drink, and talk over old times." The
emtation was stronger there was a fear
ful struggle in his bosom. Again the 'in-
nod had removed a step towards the door.
when his devoted wife uttered through
her tears, "Ellen—our child !" The
chord was touthed, and with a resolute
.No" to his tempter, which sent a thrill
of joy to that woman's heart, he turned to
wards his home Who can tell what hopes,
what fears agitated that wtfe's bosom, on
their homeward journey, as that husband
vowed to drink no more. We saw them
enter their rouge, and quickening our steps
we soon reached our humbl , lodging.
'Our Child !" Simple words; but they
have, perhaps, saved a human soul.—
. Baltaore limerican,
Ber She stood beside the shot when
shiTwas but sixteen. She was in love
I ler destiny rested on n creture as delicate,
iiiid who had known as little of the world
as herself. She looked lovely as she pro
nounced the vow. Think of a vow from
auburn hair, and pouting lips, only sixteen
years old. . .
She stood by the wash tub when her
twenty fifth birth day arrived. The hair,
the lips, the eyes, were not calculated to
excite the heart. Five cross yonug ones
were about the house, crying—some break•
ing, t hings, and one urging the necessity
of an immediate supply of food, She
cropped in dispair and sat down, and the
t ars trickled down her once plump and
ruddy cheek. Alas! Nancy, uurly mar
ridged are not the dodge Better en toy
youth nt home, and hold lovers at a prop,
er distance ,until you have music, limb
and heart enough to face a frowning world
and family If a chap really cares for you,
he can wan two or three years, make pres
ents, take you to concerts, and so on until
the time arrtves. Early marriages and
early caborge are tender productions.
SW An editor in Ohio thus writes to
his subscribers : We hope our friend 4
will overlook our irregularities for the
past few weeks. We are now perma
nently located to the count) jail, with
sufficient force to insure a regular issue
for the future.
OW .D) you know the prisoner, Mr.
Jones ?"Yes, to the hone.' What is
his character?' 'Didn't know he had
any.' .Does ho live near you ?' So
near that he has only spent five shillings
for wood in eight years.'
Died—A lady named Stodard, in Ful-
ton co., N. Y., on Christmas day. She
was born in Connecticut in the year 1776,
on Christmaa•day,—was married on Christ•
mas day, and diction Cnristmas any. aged
VOL. XXIII. NO. 6.
The Proposition of Mr. Harris.
The following is the proposition of Mr.
Harris, of Illinois, offered in the house of
Reprevntatives on Tuesdhy. after the re.
c-ption of the President's message :
"That the message of the President,
concerning the Constitution framed at Le
compton, in the Terri tory of Kansas, by a
Convention of Delegates thereof, and the
papers accompanying the same, be referred
to a select Committee of thirteen, to be ap
pointed by the Speaker.
"That said Committee be instructed to
inquire into all the facts connected with the
formation of said Constitution, and laws,
if any, under which the seine was origi•
noted, and whether such laws have been
complied and followed.
"Whether said Constitution provides
for a Republican form of government, and
whether There are included within the pro•
posed boundaries of Kansas sufficient pop.
illation to be entitled to a Representative
in this House upon the basis now fixed by
law, and whether said constitution isaccep
table and satisfactory to a majority of the
legal voters of Kansas.
“Also, the number of votes cast, if any,
and when, in favor of a Convention to
form a Constitution as aforesaid . and the
places where they were cast, and the num
ber cast at each place of voting, and in
each county in the Territory.
"The apportionment of delegates to said
Convention among different counties and
election districts of said Territory, and the
census or registration under which the
same was made, and whether the same
was just or fair in compliance with law.
"The names of the delegates to said
Convention, and the number of votes cast
for each candidate for delegate, and this
places where cast; and, whether said Con
stitution received the votes of a majority of
the delegates to said Convention.
"The number of votes cast in said Ter
ritory on the 21st of December last for and
against said Constitution. and for and a
gninst any parts or features thereof, and the
number so cast at each place of voting
in said Territory.
“The number of votes cast in said Ter
and against . said . COnstitution, and for or
against any parts or features thereof, and
the number so cast at each place of voting
in said Territory.
"The number of votes cast in said Ter
ritory on the day last named for any State
and Legislative officers thereof, and the
number so cast for each candidate for such
offices. and where cast.
Chat said Commivee also ascertain, as
nearly as possible, what portion, if any, of
the votes so cast at any of the times and
places aforesaid were fraudulent or Illegal.
"Whether any portion, and if as, what
portion of the people of Kansas are in open
rebellion against the laws of the country.
"And that said Committee hare paver
to send for persons and papers,"
DIVORCES IN PENNSVLVANIZ—ThO Dar.
risburg Legisl rtive correspondent of The
Philadelphia Press remarks:
The marital state of the Common
wealth mus'. be in a deplorable condition,
if we are to judge from the number of ap.
plications for divorce hbfore the Legislature
Upward of twenty have been read up to
this time, Jan.. 29—from Philadelphia. Fa
yette, Union, Perry, &c.—and the cry is
still they come. lam informed by an old
member of the House, that his experience
has been that t large majority of those ap
plying for a release from the bonds of
matrimony are citizens or other States,
who come here for the mere purpose of
such a release, and often because they are
strangers to the bony that is to decide
on their petition. If it were lees easy to
get rid of the marriage contract, there
would be more discretion exercised by
young men and maidens--and old ones,
too-- who, according to the testimony,
often rush madly into matrimony , 'and
take no thought of the morrow.' "
IllirMen of power are seldom wordy
or chiluso—they indulge not in the decora
tive trappings of rhetoric—but by a few
bold master•atrokes, give determined ex
pression to the essential and central idea;
to which all minor thoughts are subordi
ilit.Are you mate of the chip? ,asked
an emigrant of the cook, whe wee an t rich
'No, sir; I'm the man that (woke the
Sound—The young lady who doesn't
care how cold it gejta so it don't get below
Love ie like a cigar—the longer it burns
the less it grows.
IIIP"No professional man lives so much
from hand, to month is a. dentist.