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re ° 4.€11/a., or King's Evil,
fa a cvmst:lutio:lal tr. , :cx, a corruption of the
hlood, which this slain licenines vitiated,
Weak, and poor. i.l the circulation, it
)x.rvc..l F the may burst out
•in disco cea c• •.• prt c.O it. No organ is free
'groin its 11.,1,k. , , Lis, is II icre nue WiliCll it may
Lot taint is variously
coursed liy low living, dis
ordered or wiloalily d, impure air, filth
and filthy the.cieorming vices, end,
above all, I,y the vn.e,cet infectiee. 'What
ever be its origin, it is licrillitery in the con
etitution, " from pnrcuts to children
unto the third aid P.m.!, er,lo..ation ;" indeed,
ft seems to 133 the rout uhq soya, "1
will visit the iniquities of the &them upon
'their childron."
One mourn,
Two equnren,
Its effects commence by depeeition from the
blood of earrtipt or ttleermis matter, which, in
the lungs, live?, and intenial omens, is ;Aimed
tubercles; in the giroidr, swellings; and on
the trorfaco, c - ,ivioos or sores. This foul cor
ruption, sendern in the blood, derrosset
the energies of life, so that,scroftdouaconstitu
tiois not only coffer frimil So:Moloch Coln
thexhate J.esit.nanary.
stand - 11M atteels of other aocascert enure
oileatly, van perish by 'disorders
elthongli rot ,ortif•donn in their nature,
are still rencicrel fetal by this taint in the
system. Mint of the • consmnption which de
inmates the human family ban its origin directly
in this scrofulous contamination; and many
destructive diseases of the liver, kidneys, brain,
rind, indeed, of all the organs, wise from or
are aggravated by the name rouse.
• • 011equuter of all our people are ecrofulous;
their'perstins are invaded by this baking in.
' , nth., and their health is undermined by it.
'Co vl,anne it from the ity4tein we must renovate
the Wood by an alterative medieb.e, and in
vigorate it by licaithyefood and exorcise.
Hach a medium we supply in
Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla,
the mint effectual romedt which the medical
skill of one times can devise for Oda every
where prevailing and total malady. It is com
bined from the most active remcdials that have
been discovered for the expurgation of this fool
elisordee frmi the blood, and the rescue of the
re t nCe o it f er„ ' nlll. d e e tni l lWe iv d ' fo ' r °l the q c u i e t n rrol
not only scrofula, but also those other affec
tions which arise from it, such m Eitt , PTIVB
and Styr thaviasms, DT. A,ZTTIONY'S PM;
Roan, or Ilsysteutss, Plumes, PI:STUMM,
ULnrea PA, 11 TAIN4 and Ilona, Tenons, TErrEs
And SALT SCAT.D Henn, litsmwonx,
Itneestirien, Pwrintrric and Mermen's'. Dis
name, Ihrorsv, Dyseerste, Ditlittitrr, and,
indeed, at.,, COUPL,I.IIIItISINU nom Vim•
trIlD on lumen Bloom The popular belief
is impurity qf Mr blood" is founded in truth,
lbr scrofula fa a degeneration of the blood. The
particuler purpoe and virtue of this Sarsapa
rilla is to purify end regenerate this vital fluid,
without which mitind health ie impossible in
f.atauli2ated constitution,
Ayer's Cathirtie Pills,
are so composed that diteaao within the range of
their action can rarely withstand or evade them
Their penetrating properties search, and cleanse,
and invigorate every portion of the human organ
ism, correcting its diseased action, and restoring
its healthy vitalifies. As a conisequenco of these
properties . ; tho invalid who is bowed down with
pain or physical debility is astonished to find his
health or energy restored Ly a remedy at once so
r-i•-ple and inviting.
.ot only do they cure the every-day complaints
ci every 'body, but also many formidable and
dangerous discaaes. 'rho went below named is
pleased to furnish gratis my American Almanac,
containing certificates of their cures and directions
for their use in the following complaint.: Costive-
MU, Bent tburn, Headache OrifillqfrOM disordered
Stotnaeh, Nausea, Indiyestion, Pion in and Morbid
&action of the Bowels, Flatulency, Loss of Appe
tite, Jaundice, and other kindred complaints,
arising from a low state of the bode' or obstruction
Of its function..
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
ron TUB mail; con. or
fl .My Colds, Influenza, Hoarseness,
Bronchitis, Incipient Consuutp.
4 . 0)“, mid for the relief of Consumptive
'Patients in advanced stages of the
6o wide is the field of its usefulness and so nu
...roue are the cases of its cures, that almost
ws-.7 section of country abounds in persons pub
wi,7 known, who have boonrestored from ahtrming
o .1 even desperate diseases of the lungs by its
When once tried, its superiority over every
medicine of its kind is too apparent to emit,
- minion, and where its virtues ore known, the
:so no longer hesitate what antidote to employ
ere distressing and dangerous affections of the
..uonary organs that are incident to our climate.
lle many inferior reiliedies thrust upon the
, have failed and been discarded, this
4,4 gained friends by every trial, conferred benefits
ki , ne co u r ticL o ed
r t. f o or i ge t ,
and pro
hs forgotten .
PR. J. C. AYER dr. CO,
By49_,!4‘gent Huntlugden,Ps,
P*lo ISVS..-17,
Mouday Night.
Oh love, lam so glad you've come,
The supper's almost cold ;
But here's a Mee warm bit for yon,
• I don't intend to scold.
Your office closed, all business done,
Your books laid on the shelves,
How pleasant it will be to pass
This evening by
My love, my dearest love, you know
How happy I should lie
If I could pass no leisure hours
In sweet commune with them
But (hero ho sighs) you know we must
Obey stern duty's call,
And this night, dearest, just this one,
I must be at the hall.
Tuesday Night.
My love, Miss Cricket takes to-night,
Her benefit, and so,
Arid she iA One I mach admire,
rd really like to go.
You4hall, my love. Stop, I forgot,
'Tic Tuesday night, I wear ;
A special meeting's called tonight,
I really must be there.
Wedstemday Night
Dear Charles, it's boon so dull today
Without you, I confess;
Lot's draw the table to the lire
Awl Lave a moue of chess.
I would accept your challenge, lore,
And grant your sweet demand,
But Wednesday is our Lodge, you know,
And I must be on heed.
Thursday Night.
. .
Well, love, what shall we do tootight,
Read, or attend the play?
Or have a little private talk.
The first for many a day?
Just as you please, soon be back
Business of very groat
Importance, love, comes off to•nighti
I must not lot rues wait.
Friday Night.
Sly love, just clasp this pin for ine,
And, Charles, pray hand my shawl ;
You know you promised me to•day •
To take me to the ball.
I know I did; but really, love,
I had forgot it all,
And promised I would go to night
Some members to install.
I hate to disappoint you, dear,
I know it is provoking,
But when you spoke of it to day
I really thought you joking.
Saturday Night.
'Here take the baby, Charles; all day
Ile's lain upon my lap;
This evening you can watch him while
I take a little nap.
Poor little thing, how pale he looks;
I hope he won't get worse;
There's an election held to-night,
Else I'd stay at home and nurse.
Sunday Night.
Dear Charles, here are your cloak and hat,
And overshoes, all warm
I hope you won't stay late to-night,
There's such a dreadful storm.
Not stay out late I you don't suppose
I really could intend
To leave my dearest wife alone
Her evenings hours to spend.
Just place my slippers by the Sre,
And wheel the cheerful light
Eight by my cosy rocking•chair,
We'll stay at home tonight I
BROWN.- It is tiTartained that, under the
laws of Virginia, the • Governor cannot
pardon a person convicted of treason to
the commonwealth, except with the con.
sent of the General Assembly, declared
by joint resolution. Thi, rids Wise of all
responsibility in the matter, What the
Legislature will do is not known. There
is a hope through them, But in order to
secure the interference of the Legislature
an extra session must be held, as the reg
ular session does rigi begin until January,
a month after the time (December 2) fixed
upon for the execution of Brown,
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For tho Journal.
Rel igion . Necessary to a Nation's
[Continued from Nor. 16th.]
Tear out the very vitals, the soul of our
Republic and how long will the remain
der exist 1 There is an Indian tree which
at first smell, grows larger and larger as
the genial ruins and slimmer dew ire
brought to bear upon it. It becomes strong
It grows up n ; sfareedis hints
chea take root and produces othi rs. Theis
does it proceed until it hes covered a large
amount of surface. Its roots have spread
themselves in every direction. Attempt
to destroy such a tree • nnd what must be
the result, The whole earth must he
torn'up with it. Thus with religion, •It
It has Fowls with our. growth and
strengthened with our strength ; ramify
ing throughout every part of the natural
system. it eifets in the remote portion and
I any attempt to eradicate it must at
tend with the most terrible consequences;
and if we could succeed in destroying, how
hog 'could our Republic survive the shock?
As well might we think the physical man
could exist when his heart, the sent of
life, was torn out and all communication
between it sod the numerous veins, spread
mg life and vigor throughout the body he
destroyed. Noughtfwould exist but the
ruins of . a beautiful temple ; merely tra
ces enough remaining to show its former
grandeur and magnificerce.
We can form no Adequate conception of
the influence of atheism upon a nation if
that inflence was brought to he fora length
of time. We have bet one example on
record of a nation profusely atheistic—the
French Salton, during the revolution of
1792 and this was but short-lived. The
mere thought is almost enough to make
the heart shudder. The history of the
A r e P rfliZlWttri ' 7ll4 .- Woe, ' 'difficult
that man could become so brutal, so devil.
ish as he became. Flourishing towns and
cities were razed to the ground. Where '
all had been prosperity, industry, and en• '
joyment, nothing was heard but the '
wail of desolation. Innocent women and '
children, whose only crime was the
fact of their existence, were ruthiessly put
to the sword by inhuman barbarians whose
hearts long since had been hardened a- 1
gisinst all tender emotions. Trenches
wore dug, filled with loving and immortal
beings, and cannons planted at each and
opened on them the murderous fire, The
rivers of France rolled en, reddened with
the blood of her children, and as if filled
to satiety cast their bodies on the banks.
Front one end of the land to the other went
up the wail of the fatherless children and
widowed mothers. Temples and church
were destroyed,priests inhumanly .butch
ered and every trace of religion as far as
possible, swept from the earth, They de
creed as their doctrine this damning talse
hood, "there is noGod," and in . the height
of their impiety worshiped the , •Goddess
of Reason," represented by a debased
courtesan. Impiety and wickedness could
have gone no further. bchenies of horror,
bloodshed and Misery „almost too liorri•
ble to be conceived of, here found an
embodiment. The nation while guided by
licentiousness And atheism, trembled on
the verge of destructor ; and so critical
had her situation become that Robespiere
in public assembly proclamed boldly, , qf
there is no God for the people we mat
snake one' To such an extent had he be
come convinced of the necessity of having
some form of religion to order to restrain
the brutal and barbarous passions of his
countrymen. Such has been the result
when atheism guided the ship of State.—
The same same fact if true of other na
tions, Greece. Italy, Rome. When the
religious element was on the verge of arm-
chy and despotism; while the nations that
revererenced an oath and believ e d i n a
Suptemo Being was preserved and the
people restrained from deeds of wickedness
and crime.
Legislators have always commenced
with the religious element. Whether
the founders of goverements have them
selves been religious or not, they have
made arrangements for the existence and
promotion of some form of religion in their
economy. Napoleon, Mahommed, Robes
peirre, no matter who the man might be,
he must have a place in his planS for reli
gion. his found in Piste'. immaginary
republic. The point of the pyramid must
reach the heavens. Indeed all great
thinkers of the day have acknowledged its
necessity and confessed the other folly -of
attempting to build a stable government
where man's religious element is ignored.
Unless the formation is laid here, the sti.
petstructlire is worthless. There was true
philosophy in the determination of Robes.
peirre if there is no God we . must inalre
one." It finds lit nscessity in the nature
of man, If prodortion as the true religion
is prevalent so it will be a nation's
strength. No amount of wealth or ma
terial prosperity will compensate for its ab
ecence. •It is written in the very necessi
ty of things—m true nod tuition
without religion..
• Washington sow the necessity. In his
.1ton:well address'! die speaks thus, of all
the disposii lens and habits which lead to
political prosperity, religion and morality
are inchspensible supports. Iu vein . Would
that man claim the tribute patriotism, who
should labor Co subvert the great pillars of
human happiness, these finnest profs of
the duties of own and citizens. The ,
mere politician equally with the pious
emu ought to respect and cherish them.—
A volume could not trace all their connec
ttm+with public and private filicity. Lut
ii simply be asked what is the security for
reputation, for life, if the sense of religious
obligations desert the oaths which are the
instrulllCMS of investigation in courts of
justice? And let us with caution indulge
the supposition that morality can be main
tained without religion. Whatever may
be conceded to the influence of refined ed
ucation on minds of peculiar structure
reason and experience both forbid us to ex.
pent that nationul morality can prevail in
exclusion of religious principles. It is
sabstantially true that virtue sr morality
Is a necessary spring„,of poplar govern
ment. The rule indeed, extends with
more or less force to every species of free
government. Who.that is a sincere friend
to it cell look with indifference upon at
tempts to shake the foundation of the fob
ric. El. A.
ITi< N 1111111)
The Sequel.
Onr readers have all heard tho story of
soaping the clergyman's tin horn at camp
meeting—so that when he went to cull the
congregaticn together, he blew the 'soft
snay over his brother clergymen, and how
he exclaimed.
'Brethren, 1 have served the Lord thirty
years and in that time have not uttered a
prt farm word but I'll be d-d if 1 can't
whip the man that soaped that there horn!'
Our readers, we say, have all heard this,
but have perhaps never heard the sequel
as given to us yesterday, by a gentleman
Some two days after, a tall swarthy, vil.
lainous desperado strolled on the ground
and leaned against a tree, listening tot ho
eloquent exhortation to repent, which was
being made by the preacher. After a
while he became interested, finally affected
and then took a position on the anxious
seat, and with his face between his hands
commenced groaning in 'the very bitier
ness" of his sorrow. The clergyman
walked down and endeavored to console
him.—No consolation—he was too great
a sinner, he said.
Oh, no; there was pardon for the vilest.
No; he was too wicked—there was no
mercy for him.
• W by, what crime have you committed?
said the preacher —•hu• - e yon stolen?'
'Oh, worse than that!,
'What! have you by violence robbed fe-
male innocence of its virtue?'
Worse—than oh, worse than that!'
'Murder, is it? gasped the horrified
, Worse than that!' groaned the smitten
The excited preacher commenced peel
ing oft'his outer garments.
'Here, Brother Cola should he—.hold
my coat—l've found the fellow that soap
ed 'hat horn!'
KrPaddy, will you buy my watoh
Atal is it about selling your watch ye
are, Mike?
Troth, it is, darling.
What's the price?
Ten shillings and a mutchkin of the
Is the watch a docent one?
Sure and I've had it twenty years, and
IL sever once.desaved me.
WtII, here's your tin; now tell me, does
it go well!
Bedud, an' it goes faster thou any watch
in Connaught, Munster, Ulster or ',muter
not barring Dublin.
Bad luck to ye, Mike, you have taken
'me in. Didn't you say it never desaved
Sure an' I did —nor did it—lor t wet
devindoll on it.
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DEAD.—In nothing is the curiosity of peo
pie moeeManifest than in the constant de- Just now the wild pigeons r o ost in
sire to see the dead. When a person dies merable numbers in the Chenangs Swamp
in the neighborhood„ particularly if on Crawford county, Pa., about ten miles
the-level of the class of 'the people who' long by.two or three wide, grown up with
tve adjacent, th .re oceans nu innate curi- tarnerack; or larch trees and alder bushes.
osity to see how lie or she looks; and ini- The editor of the Ashtabula Sentinel has
• mediately the house is throngedwith idlers ; beedninong the pigeoni. He gripe
' anxious to get a • fight of the dead. The I WI., within two miles of the roosting
question arises, why , are people so curious place, we began to hear the roar of the
to see inanimate dust of a once hunian wings of the millions of birds there COD
being? lJn people by these means try nod gregated, which literally equaled the roar
familiarize themselves wrih the destroyer !of Ningare. Hut the sights and sounds
rid revolve in their own minds about how I that greeted us no we neared the stamp,
they shall look, and what kind of a corpse beggars description. 'fhere were probe
; they shall make? Do house where bly u hundred hunters assembled and at
hail, has occurred in the family of one work. These were divided into parties of
in the lower walks of life; you win pass not more than Las or three—some in the
a squad of curious lookers or around the , tamaracks, and some in, the alders. At a
door, and as you reach the room le which shot in the bushes the birds rose in a muss
the body lays, you find it hot and suffeca- and settled in the trees; and when flied
tiug with the breath of many timas the upon there they flew to the bushes.
number of people who can be present coin-I This changingcontiinued all night. At
fortably. or who con in any cuss em- a single shot, the fleck always rose and
ployed. In the majorrty of cases they do flew a short distance to settle or be fired
not care to be employed—only effecting upon again. 'this scene lasted all night.
sack small jobs Ns will ensure their remain• The usual mode of huntir.g tire pigeons is
frig. These people gaze with a vacant and for taco men :o go together—one with a
seemingly unsatisfied curiosity on the face gun, and the other with a bag and lantern
and body of the dead. it is interesting to and matches. As soon as the shot is fiebd
wale!) this vacant and listless curiosity. I the bag man strikes a light and .(bags" the
There is with all a seriousness diet seems ; birds; and this must be done speedily, or
s o unlikely to be deliberately courted. I the wounded ones will hide and he lost
When passaig out through the loungers dozen is quite a heavy loud for any
at the door anxious, to get in, but seeming man. We “gin rout" under five dozen,
to lack the confidence, the question conies very soon. We were told to Ere with one
to you irony one or more anxious serious barrel at the bushes, and ' with the ether
face: Does he look natural ?Is he changed at the "Lineup" the term boi/pu, is a very
muohl—a id other questions, that show a I
natural one, for at every shot the flock ail
longing desire to know allabout the dead.
In the ease of those who have died sud- rise straight upward, and after circling a
few moments. make n swooping course,
denly, all these things become intensified ; and then alight perhaps within a few yards
all the women and children in the neigh•
of where they rose. The number killed
boyhood call and look with eagerness un
stews almost incredible. One roan killed
the corpse, and it seems to matter little
whether they eve!' saw tire person before four dozen at a single shot, and one hon.
mired in the night.
leave always been unable to account for it, says
grace before a cotillon, swears n his
sermons, select his text indifferently (rein
unless it be speculating ou the vague un :
certainty when death shall reach them. the bible. the books of Mormon, an alma
or opt,
Why is it, my son, that when you drop
your bread and butter, it is always the but..
tared s;de down?
I don't know. It hadn't oughter, had
it? The strongest side ought to be upper
most, hadn't it ma? and this yere is the
strongest butter I ever seed.
Hush up; it's some of your aunt's churn
Did she churn It? The great lazy
thing !
What, your aunt?
No ; this yero butter. To make that
poor old woman churn it, when it's strong
enough. to churn itself!
Be still, Ziba ! It only wants working
Well, warm, if l's you, when I did it,
I'd put in lots of tnolassess.
You good for nothing I I've ate a great
deal worse in the most urtstocrotic New
York boarding houses.
Well, people of rook ought to eat It.
Why people of rank?
'Cause it's rank butter
You varmint you ! What makes you
talk so smart?
The butter bus taken the skin off my
tongue, mother. ••
Zibo, don't lie ! I c in't throw away the
butter. It don't signify.
I'll tell you, mann, what I'd do with it.
Keep it to draw blisters. You ought to
see the flies keel over, and die, as soon as
they touch it.
Ziba, don't exaggerate; but here ;a
twenty-five cents—go to the store and buy
a pound of fresh.
WerA sun of the Emerald Isle, with a
black carpet bag in hip hand, stepped into
a store lately, and asked him to write him
it ticket.
I suppose you wish to vow the demo.
cratic ticket.
Lewis Ames for Sheriff.
Is he a Dinnkma
G. W. Hunt for Trustee.
Is he a Dimikratt
The devil for Register.
Arruli, now, is he a DimilErst?
Oh yes; of conrse.
Then bedad, that's my ticket—l'll rote
fur him
edr There is a great deal of discussion
going so just now' upou the question of
bunging Old Brown. Our opinion is, that
it turns entirely upon political nconsidara
tious. Ile will be dealt with in a manna
that will bring the most capitol to the Dent
ocretaic party, as he is in their hands.
nac, or the President's message, and is
perpetually quarreling for the sake of peace
His religion is a joke, and he makes the
best story teller a chief of the quorum. He
assumes dignities, but has not the slighest
respect for them; and the effect of his piety
is to put bim on a level with the greatest
reprobate of the time. In short, he is the
Latter Day Saint; or in other words, the
last one you would think of callings saint.
ger A sailor the other day, in describing
his hrst efforts to become a waterman, says
that just at the close of a dark night, he
'was sent aloft to see if he could see alight.
Mier a short Limo he was hailed from the
deck so ith—
ql Ist ahead ahoy?'
'Aye, aye, sir,' was the reply.
'Do you see a light?'
'Yes, sir.'
'What light?'
'Daylight, sir.'
The lookout was ordered down with is
run. •
'Yung man, what are the wages
What does your employer get on Satur•
day night?
Tight as a brick.
The Husband who was to Mind the House.
Once on a time there was a mon so sur•
ly and cross, he never thought his wife
did anything right in the house. So one
evening. in haymaking time, he came
home, welding and swearing ; and showing
hi. teeth and intdolig a dust.
'Deur love, don't be so angry, there'
a good man," said his goody; "to•tuorrow
let's change our work. go out wite
the mowers and inow,and you shall mind
the house at home."
Yee the husband thought that would
do very well; he was quite willing ha
So, early the next morning, his goody
took a scythe over her neck, and went out
into the hayfield with the mowers, and
began to mow; but the man was to mind
the house ut home.
First of all, he wanted to churn the but
ter; but when he had churned a while he
got thirsty, uud went down to the cellar to
tap a barrel of ala. So just when he had
knocked in the bung, ond was putting the
tap into the cask, lie heard overhead the
pig cme into the kitchen. When off he
•rent up the cellar itups, with the tap to his
hand, an last as he could, to look after the
pig, lest it should upset the chars; hut
when he got up, and saw the pig had al
ready knocked the churn over, lind stood
there rooting ■nd grunting amongst th
ereamoellich was r ..1 C., ever
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Editor & Propricor
floor, he got au wild with rage that he
quite forgot the ale barrel, and ran at the
pig as hard as he could. He caught It
lust as it Tan out of doors, and gave tt
such a kick that piggy lay for dead cn the
spot. Then all afonce he remembered he
had the :op in his hand; but when he got
down to the cellar, every drop of the had
run out of the cask.
Then he went into the dairy and found,.
enough cream left to fill the churn again
and so he began to churn; for butter they
must have at dinner. When he had
churned a bit,. ho remembered that theit
milking cow was still shut up in the byre,
nd hadn't had a bit to drink all the mor
ning, though the sun was high• Then all
at once he thought twas too tar to take her
down to the meadow, so he'd just get bar
up on the house top—for the house. you
lutist know woo thatched with sods, and a
fina crop of grass was growing there.
Now weir house lay close against a steep
down, and he thought il.he laid a plank
across to the thatch at the back, ne'd ea
sily get the cow up.
But still he couln't leave the churn, for
there was his little babe crawling about
on the flour, and 'cif t leave it," he thought
"the child is sure to upset it." So he took
the churn on his bock, and went out with
; but then he thought he'd better water
the con before he turned her out on the
thatch ; as he took up a bucket to draw
water out of the well, but as he stooped.
down at the well's brink, all the cream ran
out of the churn over his shoulders, and so
on dawn into the well.
Now it was near dinner time,,
hadn't got the Muter yeti so he thought
he'd ',.est boil t"e porridge, and filled the
put with water, and hung it over the fire.
When he had Milne that, he thought the
cow might perhaiis fall oli the thatch and
break her legs or neck. So he got up on
the house to tie her up. One end of the
rope he made lust to the cow's neek..afid
and tied round his own thigh ; and he had
to make haste, for the water began to boil
in the pot, and he had still to grind the
So he began to grind away ; but while
he was lord at it, down fell the cow oft the
house-top after all, and as she fell she
dragged the man up the chimney by the
rope. There he stuck fast; and as for the
cow, she hung half way down the wall,
swinging between, heaven and . , earth, for
she could neither get dcwn nor up.
And now the good lady had waited sev
en lengths and seven breathe for her hus
band to come and call her home to dinner;
but never a call they had. At last she
thought she'd waited long enough, and
went home. But when she got there and
saw the cow hangingin such an ugly pace
she ran up and cut the rope in two with
her scythe. But as she did this down
came her husband out of the chimney ; so
when his old dame came inside the kitch
en, there she found him standing on his
head in the porridge pot —Norse Tales.
A RECENTLY married young man gat in.
oxioated at a party, and in that state
went home to his wife. As soon as he
appeared she leaped from the sofa, on
which she had been half reclining, and
throwing tier alabaster arms about his
neck, inquired. “Are you iil dearest?—
What ails you? You do not seem to be
yourself." '.Well, the t-t.truth is that—
that—that I went to sit•sk up with a sick
brother, belonging to eur.our lodge; you
see my love, and the li-light•light went out
and giving him brandy, as•as the doctor
had pre-prescribed, 14 must have ma
made a mistake•a mistake in the da.clark,
and :alien the liquor myself, wt-whioh I
should•should-ha•have hand-handed my
friend—you see, my dear."
Pouricer..—loe I'
EWhat'a your views—Mason or Anti
'How sot'
I'm a carpenter.'
eir 'I am afraid you,ll come to want,'
said a mother to a young man.
, 1 have come to want already, he re
plied, !1 want your daughier.'
gt.'Study elegance of expression; avoid
vulgar sayings.
111. - Give a wise mu, health and he
will give himself everythiny else.
Be not hasty in spirit to be angry, for
anger rosteth in the bosom of boll.
li is not sufficient for legislators to close
the avenues to erotic, they ilotild open
those which lead to virtue.
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