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O NLY ONE DOLLAR EACH!
10,000 Beautiful Steel Plate Engraving s
of the Lord's Prayer for sale.
VALUABLE PROPERTY GIVEN AWAY!!
The hlea of representing the Lord's Prayer
by an engraving, and of ornamenting and ar
ranging,it in such a manner as to produce at
Once a model of neatness and taste, was con
ceiVettand carried out by ORMSBY, the cele
brated Bank Note Engraver of. New York. It
commences with exquisitively executed words
of "Our Father," and then follow in success
ion the other parts of the prayer, every phrase
of which is engraved ! in the 'most elegant and
tasteful manner. Near the bottom of the pic
ture is a superbly executed head of Our Sa
viour, and encircling the upper part 'of the en
graving arc ten angels, each bearing one of
TUE TEN COMMANDMENTS
The engraving has received the most unqual
ified praise from the religious community, as
there is nothing of a set:hiring character about
it, having been recommended by clergyman of
all denominations. As an ornament, it is one
of the most splendid ever published in this
country, and is destined to take the place of a
poorer class of engravings. The size of the
plate is 20 x 28 inches, and is unquestionably
,eheapest engraving ever o ff ered in this
tnat loves art—who delights to study
a fine engraving—who that would receive the
impressions which such a work is calculated
to impart, would fail to secure a copy when
the price is ONLY ONI. DOLLAR, with the
chance of securing for the sum in addition, a
permanent home or another valuable gift ?
As a work of art this valuable and beautiful
engraving is worth more then the dollar asked
for it, it will readily be acknowledged nu an
inspection of it ; but the subscribers intend to
make a Gilt Distribution to' purchasers of the
engraving of valuable presents of follows
1 House and Lot in York Borough.
2 Buggies, (Quinn & Palmer's make, war
2'lluilding Lots in York , Borough.
100 Valuable Books.
50 tibia. ( Warranted.)
1000 Gold Gilt Frames to suit Engraving of
the Lord's Prayer. •
500 Steel Plate Engravings, Birth of Christ.
Magnificent Looking Glasses.
Gold and Silver Watches.
. All kinds of Jewelry, embracing Cameos
Florentine, Mosaic, Gold Stone, &c., &c.
A Gift worth from 50 cents to $500.00 with
each engraving sold.
When the engravings are sold a meeting of
the purchasers will be called at Washington
flail, York, Pa., when the Gifts natned above
will be distributed in such a manner as the
purchasers may determine. The Purchasert
selecting a committee of disinterested persons
to make the awards in such manner as they
The proprietors from the favorable manner
in which this Gift Enterprise has been received,
and the number of engravings already sold,
hope to be able to have the amount disposed
of by .the Ist of July, '5l, and when all are
sold they will notify the purchasers, and have
the distribution of the Gifts proceeded with.
The engraving has received the commenda‘
tion of the Reverend Clergy; our first citizenly
uhd indeed of all classes, who,,,enter into it
with interest and spirit.
Send One Dollar, and 4 red stamps, to vayj
postage on EngraVins, and you are sore to
get it by return mail with a Ticket in thei
AUSTIN & WEB .
J. M. AUSTIN. GEORGE
We invite attention to some of the reco
mendations: PrOrn Rei. C. W. 7'hompso
Rector of St. John's Protestant Episcopal
Church, York, Pa.
' Messrs. Austin & Wehrly:—The engnivi
of the " Lord's Prayer," which is now offer:
for sale by, Messrs. Austin Sz Wehrly, of t
" got up" with 'much taste a.!
beauty, and ought to , recomend itself to pu ,
attention—anything that will keep that no!
composition before the mind and meisor ,
likely to do good. The work seems to
only to require examination in order to be e,
mired, and I cannot but hope luit the gent
men who have in hand its dlstrilmtion at; ;
moderate a rate,, will be abundantly succd:'
ful in their undertaking. 1 ,t
C. W. 'THOM P,50.
from Rev. F. F. Hagan, Paslen of the M , l
vian church , York:, Pa.
York, Pa., Feb. 20, IS6
Messrs. Austin & Wehrly :—Havieg
the pleasure of inspecting Messrs. Austi ,
Wehrly , s splendid engraving of the Lo,-,1
Prayer, I would cordially recommend it to
favorable attention of their friends at
and elsewhere. It is not only a beaulifel , s).
'lament for the dwelling of every chris4 ,
family, but also a useful and edifying B ei .4
tion far Sunday Schools and similar benew
institutions. F. F. lisp
Mr. John Fuiks, Market-st., agent for ,IN
etta an& vicinity, where specimen engratinc . c:
be seen and purcha
. D. BENJAMJ
• WINES 8c LIQUORS',
• Picot Building, Marietta, Pa
BEGS leave to inform the public Ai, ts
will continue the WINE & ,
ness, uu all its branches. He will coot tl
keep on hand all kinds of
,Efrandies, Wiries, Gins, Irish and ch
Whiskey, Cordials, Bitters, i s..
Justly Celebrated Rose Whisk'
ALWAYS ON HAND. .
A very Sul OLD RYE TVII I
ust received,.which is warranted pure.
n- All .11. D. R. now asks. of the
is a careful .examination of his stock 7r
ens, which will, he is confident, result i.
tel keepers and others finding it to th .
vantage to make their purchases froin/
-BAIT:REI.S Monongahela Wh
p) received, which will be sold at t
t market rates by the barrel gr gallo
kterprise Wine 84. Liquor Stop
A. n. REESE,' fount
(ci tit 141 ariOtiai
11 VOL. 8.
he Peoples' Hat and Cap Store
SHITLTZ & BROTHER,
No. 20 NORTH QUEEN STREET,
Practical Hatters, .Mannfacturers,
HOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
HATS AND CAPS
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
IE have now in Store the largeet and
most complete assortment of Spring
'''' y 1 e HATS 4 , CAPS ever kept in this city
• e arc now manufacturing four new and
ant varieties of Spring-style Silk and Cas
,_.er Hats. A splendid Silk Hat
FOR TFIREE DOLLARS!
AND A SUPERIOR ARTICLE FOR FOUR I
I and elegant styles of Spring and Summer
elt Hats, from the finest beaver to the
commonest wool, ranging in prices
from $5.00 to 50 cents.
t• We are amply prepared to "job".all
:4 , • , ds in our line to Dealers at the most reason
to : e rates. They will find it to their advant
% • to call and examine our large and superi
; I t: •-tock. To those friendS, who, during the
,! , t, have steadfastly continued their very
If ~ ral :patron age,we return our sincere thanks,
II :C .i trust, by strict attention to business, fair
IV ling and low prises, combined with the
erior exellence of our goods, to merita con
• ance of past favors.
- Shipping Pars bright and the highest price
, . aid in cash.
• HENRY A. SHULTZ.
'• • AD:C.A . STEII., APRIL j I7I N B6I A .
) METHING FOR THE TIMES!!
.:. •NECESSITY IN EVERY lIOUSEAOLD 1I I
JOHNS & GROSLEY'S
- lu ERICAN CEMENT GLUE.
'he Strongest Glue in the World
Cementing Wood, Leather, Glass
very, China, Marble, Porcelain, Co7al,
Alabaster, Bone, &c., 4.c.,
, e only article of the kind ever produced
which will withstand Water.
Every housekeeper should have a supply
1 ohns & Grosley's American Cement Glue."
eta York Times.
4 It is so convenient to have in the house."
eat York Express.
4 It is always ready; this commends it to
•ry body."—N. Y. Independent.
' We have tried it, and find it as useful in
house as water."— Wilkes' Spirit of the
Price 25 Cents per Bottle. ,
•ry Liberal Reductions to Wholesale
IV For sale by all Druggists and Store
•pers generally throughout the country.
JOHNS 4- GROSLEY,-
b Manufacturers,) 7S WILLIAM STREET,
truer of Liberty Street,) NEW YORK.
uly 13-I year].
HARNESS, Si m i
tween Spangler 45• Patterson's Store.
and TVolfe's Notion house,
S. L. DELLINGER',
rIT° U L P most respectfully inform the
:V public that he continues the above buw
pycss in all its branyics. Anything not on
/l • lid will be manufactured at short notice and
Warranted to give satisfaction in workmanship
and price. He will always endeavor to keep
;on hand an assortment of
I: SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS,
t Wagon, Carriage and Riding Whips,T7y-nets . .
Ilorse Cove? a, Collars, Trunks, Valleces,
Carpet Bags and in fact everything in his line
of business, all of which will be of the best
material and workmanship, and at prices in
keeping with the times. Come and see.
LEPAIRINO NEATLY AND CHEAPLY DONE.
Marietta, August 25, MO. fin 11'66
i t I A W O ATCHES,
Jewelry; Silver and Plated Ware.
LI HOLDEN, 708 MARKET-9T.,
Importer of Clocks, Watches and Jewelry.
Invites special attention to his full supply of
Watches, of American, English and Geneva
Manufacture. Jewelry of elegant designs,
Siloer 6^ Plated Ware of the best quality,
Wills an extensive assortment of Superior
In style and price adapted to the wants of all.
Goal goods and fair prices is my principle.
'Also, to his Patent Shirt Studs, being of
novel construction, possessing advantages over
any other invention.
Philadelphia, March 23, IS6I-Iy.
J. R. HOFFER,
Civil Engineer, Surveyor, Conveyancer
„ Mountjoy, Lancaster Co, Pa
A LL kinds of land surveying and dividing
levelling of water courses, roads, &c. Ac
curate and neat plain and ornamental Mapping
and draughting of town plans, large landea es
tales, &c. Mechanics', Quarriers' and Earth
work measured and estimated. Deeds, Relea
Ses, Powers of attorney and other legal instru
meats neatly and accurately drawn. Execu
tors', Administrators', Assignees' and Guar
dians accounts stated.
. . _ . . .
----- He is also Agent for the sale of the
Ridgeway Farm and Land Company's Lands
in Eik County, Pa. Communications by letter
c ..'" oniptly attended to.
TUST RECEIVED at Anderson's Confec
tionary and Variety Store, in Market-st., a
film assortment of children's gigs„ baskets
wagons, perambulators, wheelbarrows, toys
rocking horses, wagons, drums, Children's
Cigs, Wheel Barrows, Sleighs, Hobby Horses,
China and Paper Toys, Dolls of every size
material Black and White. Animals of all
kinds and an endleas variety of Holiday gifts.
.T. M. Anderson's, Market-st.
AVM. B. REDGRAVE,
Commission Lumber Merchant,
TVest Falls Avenue, Baltimore, Md.
8 ESPECTFULLY offers his services for the
sale of LUMBER of every description
e 'rom his knowledge of the business he feel
ontident of being able to obtain the highest
narket rates for everything entrusted to him.
Nihytitkat rtmmtkutia ( ottrual, fox fly famikr
MARIETTA, SEPTEMBER 14, 1861.
2eoplo of filo tvitea shifes.
1 - N
-the month of December, 1.353, the under
signedj_ for the first time offered for sale to
the public Dr. T. Bovee Dods Imperial Wine
Bitters, and in this short period they have given
such universal satisfaction to the many thou
sands of persons who have tried them that it is
now an established article. .The amount of
bodily and mental misery arising simply from
a neglect of small complaints is surprising, and
it is therefore of the utmost importance that a
strict attention to the least and most trifling
bodily ailment should be ,had ; for diseases
the body must invariably affect the mind.
The subscribers now only ask a trial of
Bocce Dods' Imperial Wineßitters!
From all who have not used them. We chal
lenge the world to produce their equal.
These Bitters for the cure of Weak Stomachs,
General Debility, and for Purifying and En
riching the Blood, are absolutely unsurpassed
by any other remedy on earth. To be assured
of this, it is only necessary to make the trial.
The Wine itself is of a very superior quality,
being about one-third stronger the other wines ;
warming and invigorating the whole system
from the head to theleet. As these bitters are
tonic and alterative in their character, so they
strengthen and invigorate the whole system
and give a fine tone and healthy action to all
its parts, by equalizing the circulation, re
moving obstructions, and producing a general
warmth. They are alio excellent for Diseases
and Weakness peculair to Female:, where a
tonic is required to strengt hen and brace the sys ,
tem. No lady, who is subject to lassitude and
faintness, should be without them, as they are
revivifying in their action.
These Bitters will not only cure, but prevent
disease, and in this respect are doubly valua
ble to the person who may use them.
For Incipient Consumption,
Weak Lungs, Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Diseases
of the Nervous System, Paralysis, Piles,
gELEBRATED WIVE BITTERS
For Sore Throat, so common . among the
Clergy, they are truly valuable.
For the aged and infirm, and for persons of
a weak constitution—for Ministers of the Gos
pel, Lawyers, and all public speakers—for
Book-Keepers, Tailors : SeamstresgesAtudents,
Artists, and all persons leading a sedentary
life, they will prove truly beneficial.
As a Beverage, they are wholesome, inno
cent, and delicious to the taste. They produce
all the exhilarating effects of Brandy or Wine,
without Intoxicating ; and are a valuable rem
edy for persons addicted to the use of exces
sive strong drink, and who Wish to refrain
from it. They are pure and entirely free from
the poisons contained in the adulterated Wines
and Liquors with which the country Is flooded.
These Bitters not only cure, but prevent Dis
ease, and should be used by all who live in a
country where the water is bud, or where
Chills and Fevers are prevalent. Being en
tirely innocent and harmless, they may be giv
en freely to Children and Infants with im
Physicians, Clergymen, and temperance ad
vocates, as an act of humanity, should assist
in spreading these truly. valuable Bitters over
the land,,and thereby essentially aid in ban
ishing Drunkenness and Disease.
in all affections of the Head,'Sick Headache, or
Nervous Headache, Dr. Dods' Imperial Wine
Bitters will be found to be most salutary and
The many certificates which have been ten
dered us, and the littera which we are daily
receiving, are conclusive proof that among the
women these Bitters have given a satisfaction
which no others have ever done, before. No
woman in the land should be without them,
and those who once use them will not fail to
keep a supply,
Dr. J. Bovee Dods' Imperial Wine Bitters
Are prepared by an eminent and skillful
physician who has used them successfully in
his practice for the last twenty-five years. The
proprietor, before purchasing the exclusive
right to manufacture and sell Dr. J. Bovee
Dod's Celebrated-imperial Wine Bitters, had
them tested by two distinguished medical
practitioners, who pronounced them a valuable
remedy for disease.
Although the medical men of the country,
as a general thing, disapprove of Patent Med
icines, yet we do not believe that a respectable
Phyaician . can be found in the United States,
acquainted with their medical properties, who
will not highly approve Dr. T. Bovee Dod's
Imperial Wine Bitter 3.
In all newly settled places, where there is
always a large quantity of decaying timber
from which a poisonous miasma is created,
these bitters should be used every morning be
Dr. J. Boyce Dods' Imperial Wine Bitters
Are composed of a pure and unadulterated
Wine, combined with Barberry, Solomon's
Seal, Comfsey, Wild Cherry Tree Bark, Spike
nard, Chamomile Flowers, and Gentian.—
They are manufactured by Dr. Dods himself,
who is an experienced and successful Physi 7
cian, and hence should not be classed among
the quack nostrums which flood the country,
and - against which the medical profession are
so justly prejudiced.
These truly valuable Bitters have been so
thorougly tested by all classes of the communi
ty for almost every variety of disease incident
to the human system, that rhat they are now
deemed indispensable as a
Tonic, Medicine and a Beverage.—P URCHASE
ONE BOTTLE COST BUT LITTLE!
Purify the Blood '—Give tone to the
Stomach!—Renovate the system
and Prolong Life.
PRICE $1 PER BOTTLE; 6 FOR $5
PREPARED AND SOLD BY
CHARLES WIDDIFIELD ¢ CO,
No. 7$ William-st., New-York.
3r3—For sale by druggists an grocersgener
elly throughout the country. LI y.
TI,MBROIDERIES—Just received the largest
and most desirable lot of Embroideries eve
°tiered for sale here, consisting in part of beau
tiful French Worked Collers, Undersleeves
Spencers, Swiss and Jackonett Edging and In
serting, Flouncing, &c., which will be and
prices that cannot fail to give satisfaction by
J. R. Difenbach, Market street.
PLATED WARE : A Large and fine stock
of Plated ware at H. L. & E. J. ZAHIeS,
orner of Norfh Queen street & Center Square,
Lancaster, Pa. Tea Setts, in variety, Coffee
Urns. Pitcheis, Goblets, Salt Stands, Cake
Baskets, Card Baskets, Spoons, Forks, Knives,
Casters, &c., &c., at manufacturers prices.
REPLATING attended to at moderate rates.
Vanilla, Strawberry, Pine Apple,
Almond, Rose, Lemon,
Just received and for sale at Grove Roth's.
G ENTS NEW STYLE CAPS,
AT C RULL'S
T®r - rYI IDalla,r a Year_
A WOMAN'S 'ADVENTURE.—Harriet Col.
burn, in Chicago, was, a few days ago,
charged with disorderly conduct. The
payticular offence was quarreling with a
negro with whom she lived. There was
a history attached to her case—one of
those hist r ories of real life which occa
sionally come to light in the police
court, and almost surpass belief in their
strange details. Twelve years ago she
was the cherished daughter of a south
ern planter, at Nashville, Tenn. Her
mother was a creole, but was the lawful
wife of her father. At thirteen she ran
away from home with the sop .ota . New
York merchant, named Clifford, and
was married to him.
Within a year she was a mother and
a widow, her husband having died in
California, whither she had accompan
ied him. She came home and returned
to her father's house, where she was
kindly received. She remained there
a year or two, and, during her stay, as
sisted four of her father's slaves to es
cape, through sympathy with their de
sire for freedom. She married again.
with her father's choice. Her husband
proved to be a drunkard, and obtained
a divorse from him. She married a
third time, still with the consent and
advice of her father, and was again de
ceived. Her last husband, whose name
she now bears, proved her ruin. He
was a Mississippi gambler, and for
twelve months she accompanied him up
and down the river, dressed in boy's
clothes, and passing for his brother.
She finally left him, driven away by
constant abuse, and threw herself upon
the world for support. Her first effort
was as a brolesman, in which capacity
she served on the Chicago and Burling
ton railroad for three months. This
was six weeks ago. From that she
drifted into the vortex of sin, which
every unprotected woman finds in a large
city sooner or later. She went down
hill till the lowest round of the ladder
was reached. She met, accidentally,
with one of the slaves whom she had
aided to escalie years before, and has
lived with him ever since in unlawful
connection. The negro is her father's
own son by a slave woman, and by natu
ral ties is her brother. There is no law,
however, which sanctions that relation.
She was intelligent and showed by
her conversation that she had seen bet
ter days? Traces of former good looks
were visible, and a strong, robust frame
proved, that dissipation had as yet had
but little effect upon her body, but her
mind was, what the minds of all fallen
women are, a wreck and ruin. At the
early age of twenty-four she is a shame
less woman, which is the lowest of God's
creatures. She was sent to Bridewell
for twenty days. She stormed a little,
but the necessity was inexorable. and
.she went up as brazen as any of them.
GUARD AGAINST VULGAR LANGUAGE.-
There is as much- connection bet Ween
the words and the thoughts as there is
between the thoughts and the actions.
The latter are not only the expression
of the former, but they have a power to
react upon the soul and leave the stain
of their .corruption there. A young
man who allows himself to use one vul
gar or profane word has not only shown
that there is afoul spot upon his mind,
but by the utterance of that word he ex
tends that spot and inflames it till, by
indulgence, it will pollute and ruin the
whole soul, Be careful of your words
as well as your thoughts. If you can
control the tongue that no improper
words are pronounced by it, you will
soon be able, also, to control the mind
and save that from corruption. You ex
tinguish the fire by smothering, it, or
by preventing had thoughts bursting out
in language. Never utter a word any
where which you would be ashamed to
speak in the presence of the most refin
ed female or the most religious man.—
Try this practice a little while, and you
will soon have command of yourself.
A FACT.—You may read many of the
literary weekly papers for a year, and
scarcely find a fact that will make you
wiser and better—all romance, fictions,
lies, velvet and feathers—little fiends,
equipped in smiles, and •.crinoline, * big
scoundrels in epaulette , with aTove of a
moustache, turning the heads of simper
ing maidens—the every day history of
life ingeniously belied, and beautifully
outraged. And •yet it always ends most
charmingly. Hundreds of persons who
cannot afford a home paper, in the
course of a year spend three- times the
amount'it would cost, in purchasing - this
TAKE CARE OF LITTLE THINGS,—The
following abstract contains the sub
stance of many sermons on the impor
tance of little things. Mr. Irving, in
his "Life of Washington,"says that great
and good man was careful of small.
things, bestowing .attention on the min
utest affairs of his household as closely
as upon the most important concerns of
the republic. The editor of the Mer
chant's Magazine, in speaking of the
fact, says : "No man ever made a fortune
or rose to greatness in any department,
without being careful of small things.—
As the beach is composed of grains of
sand, as the ocean is made of drops of
water, so the millionare's fortune is the
aggregation of the profits of single ad
ventures, often considerable in amount.
Every eminent merchant, from Girard
and Astor down, has been noted for his
attention to details. Few distinguished
lawyers ha:ve ever practiced in the courts
who were not remarkable for a similer
characteristic. It was one of the pecu
liarities of the first Napoleon's mind.—
The more petty details of his household
expenses, the most trivial facts relative
to his troops, were in his opinion, as
worthy of his attention as the tactics of
a battle, the revising of a code. De
tnonsthenes, the world's unrivled orator,
was as anxious about his gestures or in
tonations as about the texture of his ar
gument, or the grandeur of his words.—
Before such great examples, and in the
very highest walks of intellect, how con
temptible the conduct of the small
minds who can despise small things."
RELICS OF BYRON.—We bear that the
widow of Col. Wildman, the late owner
of Newsted Abbey, has signified her in
tention of securing to that estate in per
petuity by deed of gift two well known
treasures whose associations are insepa
rably connected with the name of Lord
Byron ; the monk's skull cup, and the
ancient, conmunion service of the abbey.
The former is the well known skull cup,
made out of the cranium of a monk whOse
remains were discovered by Lord Byron
soon after coming into possession ; the
stone coffin which contained them is
still .to be seen in the cloisters at New
sted. The poet, composed some Bac
chanalian verses, which are engraved on
the silver stem in which the cup is
mounted: the lines are to be found in
any edition of his works. The commun
ion service is of gold, and the workman
ship in excellent taste; it is a fine speci
men of antique art, and is held in high
veneration by the good people of New
sted and its neighborhood.
ST. SWITETEN'S Div.—The value to be
placed upon the popular notion, that
if it rains upon the 15th of July it will
do so for the forty succeeding days, may
be learned from the following facts, from
the Greenwhich Observatory, for the
last twenty years. It appears that St.
Swithin's Day was wet in 1841, and there
were 23 rainy days up to the 24th day
of August ; 1845, 26 rainy days ;..1851,
13 rainy days ; 1853,18 rainy days; 1854,
16 rainy days; and in 1856, 14 rainy
days. In 1842 and following years St.
within's Day was dry, and the result
was : In 1842, 12 rainy days; 1843, 22
rainy. days ; 1844, 20 rainy days; 1846, 21
rainy days; 1847, 17 rainy days; 1848, 31
rainy days; 1849, 20 rainy days; 1850, 17
rainy days; 1852, 19 rainy days; 1855, 18
rainy days; 1857, 14 rainy days; 1858, 14
rain days; 1859, 13 rainy days ; and in
1860, 29 rainy days. These figures show
the superstition to be fouhded on a fal
lacy, as the average of twenty years
proves'rain to have fallen on the largest
number of days when St. Swithin's Day
SEtARP Boy.--A cute little fellow,
whose father sent him to the Post Office
with a letter and the money to pay the
postage, returned, after, a half hours ab
sence, highly delighted, and, rushing up
np to his father, exclaimed: "Father, I
seed a lot of men putting letters in a little
place, and when no one was looking, I
slipped in yours for nothing and-bought
a gingercake for the money. •
eir To cure dyspepsia: Take a new
ax, put a white hiclory handle in it, bore
a hole in the top of the handle, fill the
hole with gum camphor, and seal it up.
Then take the ax and cut cord wood,,at
fifty cents a cord, until the heat of the
handle dissolves the camphor.
ea While one of our chaplains of the
army was repeating this line of the
Lord's prayer—" Give us this day our
daily bread"—a soldier added, with a
loud voice—" fresh." .
N THE wi N
't i 'l--- ---;-;--vindow for thee,
fr • e iklow for thee;
With a light in ate.
0 watch, and be faithful; %,,,
All your journey o'er life's
Though afflictions assail you, and storms
There's a light in the window for thee
Then on, perseveringly on, brother,
Till from conflict and suffering free,
Bright angels now becken you over the
There's a light in the. window for thee
I'll awake at dawn on the Sabbath day,
For 'tis wrong to doze holy time away ;
With my lessons learned, this shall be
Never to be late at the Sabbath school.
Birds awake betimes; every morn they
None are tardy there, when the woods
do ring ;
So when Sunday comes, this shall be
Never to be late at the Sabbath school.•
When the summer's sun wakes the flow
They the call obey—none are tardy then;
Nor will I forget that it is my rule
Never to be late at the Sabbath school.
But these Sabbath days will soon be o'er,
And these happy hours shall return no
Then I'll ne'er regret that it was my rule
Never to be' late at the Sabbath school:
WHEN THE DAY WITH ROSY
When the' day, with rosy light;
On the Sabbath morn appears,
And the.duSky shndeS of night
Melt away in dewy teats, .
-To the Sabbath school we go,
Glad to hear instruction there ;
Sing the songs that sweetly flow,
Aud join the solemn prayer.
Softly on the Sabbath air
Sivell our hymns of gratefuLleve;
Jesus listens to our prayer,
Hearsthe children's strains above
They, who early seek his grace,
Objects of his tender care,
Sing the songs of endless praise,
In heavenly mansions fair.'
He who left his throne above,
Poor, lost sinners to redeem,
He whose words are life' and love-
Jesus Christ shill be onr theme.
TiMs to Sabbath school we go,
In its sacred dirties share,
Learn the songs of heaven bolo*,
And,gladly worship there.
REST FOR THE WEARY.
In the Christian's home in glory,
There remains a land of rest,
There my Saviour's gone before me,
To fulfill n 4 soul's request;
On'the other §ide of Jordon,
in the sweet fields of Eden,
Where the tree of life is blooming
There is rest for you.
Pain nor sickness ne'er shall enter,
Grief nor woe'my lot shall share ;
But in that celestial center,
I a crown of life shall, wear.
Death itself shall then be vanquished',
And his sting shall be withdrawn;
Shout for gladness, 0 ye ransomed,
Hail with joy the rising morn.
Sing, 0 sing, ye heirs of glory;
Shout your triumph as' you. go;
Zion's gates will open for you, ,
You shall find an entrance through
KW At a' party a few nights ago, a
lady, who is always regarded as the " lite
of the company," came rather late, and
was chided for it. " Why," said she,
" I have a good excuse to make if I had
not come at all, with all my babies at
home." A wit replied,--"I believe, mad
am, you are good at making such ex-
Cr An old maid who has her eye a
little side-waYs on isiatrimoney, says :
" the curse of this war is that it will make
so many widows, who will be fierce to,get
married, and know how to do it, and
therefofe modest; old maids will stand
no chance at all."
• 4 t
t[ Living: was cheap enough in olden
times. Socrates lived upon an income
of seventy-five dollars. Demosthenes,
his sister and their mother paid fOr their
hoard one hundred add five doliars-a
year, and provided the house inte the
iHr An exchange gives the inbst'ance
of the verdict of a recent coronor'sjury
on a man who had died in a state of in-
ebriation : " Death from hanging round
a rum shop."
Cr An editor out West who Served
four days on a krry, says , that •h is iso
full of law that lt,"•iVard for him takes - iv
from cheating eivrybculy.
'When is h inan thinner than a
shingle ? When he is a shaving.