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ilU-RjiFULKERSON wiu SUbai.L
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liven marnlni bad bar tcatropa,
i-J!alnWth IkiTM trad"' ""
X'd not rcalliy ckUdkood,
Kr X, , j t Around ita joay portalt, . v j .
J MWIBClie HOTEL,
WTTILUlM JHMMEJUtAH, ! Fprlt. ov
V , Aahland coanH-poao.
EinriBE iiorsEt ' '
KKAXtNiM f . H ATT !fO L D8 r Prtprt
LLSOJX. How XaadDa, Huroa CoaBtr.
" ' . ".HILLED BOVSll.
rpH abcrlbtfbe leave to annoaac. that a
L.mm panad a iiotal. o ka caUad tha -M4U
Boaaa. diaectlx oppoaito tua ampaell- Huuac,
kfata .Ttraat; A.hland, raapactfully aolieita a
Aahlaad. March Sind, n4-tl-; .
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. . !4Anf cttii;An,nvon !
fTHB aBdraigned baring laaaed ae aboreonaa
z . . z:n z .v. , k .ff-rt wiu .paw
ini.ter tothacomlor1.otan who jnay,faToi
. J. BICB. ;
Sf. vrari il.uJ th iWivfl atrte Houaa tor a
Jki.7trm r earav tha oBfcraigafapctfaUy
aXllteiU a ahara of tna puiwic F.'j 'rr
mill baapara to maka eomlortabte all thoaer who
-. . rlrtLEB HOJJSE.
TonPri' BBTATtMAR,:baiaraao.takaB taa
J kOT Houaa, will be prepared to accomniodaia
-ir tia olttfrtenia who may favor him with acal).
l-aid.iIWiMVr;.l85-i:' ,Ji 1
unRCKT REEK . .
"t'oraara and Cavnttllor at Law.
FKIf R. on Kaia Bvroei, iracai oi u oiuir
V aeH Haaaa, Aalan. Ofalax '
caam X. wnw,
aaaaa a riliu .
. AUni, Oil, t"
i TTAX'SPX A; P1HKEB,
HAVTB' Araaed vcoparia eram p - wur giy
prompt attenUon to all buawieaa eatruated to
thatr care la tuia and aurrounding eouppea.. Of-
'. A.ahlaad..Hoy.83d.-653. t,.:- :
uruvai. muaaT wu.u a Aj-uaoay J
. KELLOGfi A ALLISON.
aUiVi Law and 'Solicitor in Chancer y J
TTriLL attend to all ptofeaalooal buameaa a
VV. araaaad totbairoaxe, la ikia and; a)otaug
ouatlaa, Aalilan4goT-S3d-.lt3.. . 96tf. t,,..
.otTq ajad Couvtttlor at La I ; t-,-;
-vFFlCE OTer Drog Store, of SampavU & Co. Boai
VJ?oeaa ta' tbi and neiehborlng eoiidtlta prompt
! attended toi.-.-t-f--' t'.ft 'inii'A. "LT'"'
Aahland, ntov. 83d. 853," , ... , ,-.y "T
rji..nT. I ' A'"VFTFr.
:2 ai -.T: --f
MU'i' aaia Caai7er at Lav.
xrHX attend praaaptrto au miMM.iiinmc.
VI to taeir eaxa n tbia un wjauui
OAca on oorner of Main and Church atreeta.";
AablaneV Wrr. 3d. M6y. 86tf
j.ui:mtt.. Yf .'. l"c aoaa a. coaaa.
jrfJLyO?. JleWMBS,,, viT
Atarnr, n2 Counaor af iaw;,
dF;CB on Main atreetV over the Store TV
C. BuahBell. AahlaWAahaBl Coo-My, ii
P9vember!K141SS3,3 j, r.r '. t?1?
,,f .TUOJSJkS BBIX, ,.,
a" TTOBHEy' AX LAW -and Jaatice. of the
A'PeaceV Londoorilre, AehlandrConrrtyyOhlo.
MMafacvaSakilSaiSL v ;--d " i
r-FICKippoarte F. Ai-Kiaaer-a Store, Mela
.Street, A bta4, AaMand-ooaoty, Oblo- ' .
Ashland, Feb. 14, 1854. ! - '
" V FFICK, adjoining Mi'liogton'a.prag, Store
i 1 opppaite f V & I. Hiaaer'a atore. '
lt i.'2)y-(i-clactic'eJwW Mtiicii, ". ':
-TTAVlJiG located. a KuggleaTowoaMp. Aahland
Xl County, Ohio, offer, hia profeaauinal aervicej
..to the- sabUc eheraily. farticalar aUeation paid
to Chronic diaeaaaa. Rkenmeliam, var, and Lung
omplainta. old Spree, etc., Cancera", Kchirrc-ua
aKUaJkceraaa: nam' " . ,T7I
Knife crCamtic. . . .., icji.---
Practitioner of. Medicint and Surgery;
74 f AT be coaauTted at bla ree)dence on main du,
vJVa jr.lBd.-.AaklaadConoty,Ohlo"'.i- -,i
Havember S3d. 1853. ' - slt..-
CJ tiBaAt TBOHA AijAirES --4.'
ruHtiomtr. pf'Mtdiciui arU Purgery
O AVASS AH. Aakland onnty . Ohio A1"" BVi
ice of the Peace and Notary Public.
5ovembex23d, J843. -r-- -
aTlHAHtreir foe paa faWerd,' re.pectfeWy aav
. JL BoaDcea:that he haa. reauned -tna, practice of
laeTcine la all tta branchea." Office In the Em
. irtOTof fc B. V, KampaaJ A Ce. Aiaiaod, O,'
- y May jth; WSV; . J :
DBi W wbiimi.eh 4
. -fra&tint0fMtminm4 Swnhri;
""TT7TLLL atkend to all -buaineae connected with hia
. VVwrofeeeioo: Office in toe Centre of Troyv Ab-
ti t4- preln,
"Ktfl "! i -i JaavatilBgiaiudiBaBr,-.x-i!r--:ii.' 'T
. 1 r yM a jigu, . : 1 -. 1 -
" T have made a ahaageful Jonrney,
f,- rv ,v. Llit 11,. 1 .
v.-.i COI haote gattaned Acvwera and bloeaoma, "
t i yierea bjr many a. thorn, I
tint ranan nnt ahs cart ftf urraw .
.-:(. i . . k ,.
- ' . L have plucked a jewel rare; .
lt r t. j r- la their ceaaelese aitrife vv'ltli- care. v '
-Oil tac Hof.I faap Ufa'aborniriglireBkexj .vi
V v- -- . Aaanowe ertneouppiea giow,
. m pauae not UH I've lea tea , , . .
1 -The deepeat wave below ; f
-.-r -Tkoagh kilter drege may. mingle,' V
The crimson light ahall roll -"
,r. .-In.faltandlkwIewcBnvstari.'t -;t:
. r, . f ! Though the fouataina of my aoiri.
Rol I'd not go back tocnuanood.
1 ' Wnm h Hiiffit flush hf sniifl.
. . , , .
:.. Aad when evening cloaeeronrd me,1
w ;.v ,' !-.Iav0BeoBly kooay .;
i -,, -.. A mid the valley'a darkneaa,;- '-J ...
I ta dangers and ita dread, i.;';
The signal star of Judah ' ( , r
"r0 abioe above my bead.' . , "
From the Flag of Oar Union. , -,
HOW, THE SaUZRE KEPT HOUSE.'
j.''jl'Te made an; engagement for you
to Bpdra day out,: this fveekv" )J)
served 'Squire , Crosby, ag bis wife wa
placing diaoer npon. .the; table...,.-'
,: " Have you ? I'm sorry, .forI; fea
I shall be too busy to- fulfill it.n ebe re
joined, in a slight tone of: regret.-,-.. ii.-.
iJusj, about wnat r". testily ezclauon
t!i speaker - ff I. would respectfully, in-;
quire,, for somewnit, less tnan tne Hun
dredth, time-what you .can possible .find
to. do ? : It 6riens to me that, you must.
really suffer for. want of exercise, -J.-
'i I do, liaJoubtedly," said; 3Ir,$i Gros-
"J, drily, iT djjrr a VfcJ v., -
j , ".Xt. can' .be otherwise" continued the :
Squire decidedly.., B.-co.mpaxative:'!
lj idle! lilie.or, a- vojnarA.,tp: tia, B feyr,
householdcaresJt, i.jg ri J , r.
, Afewhousejapldoares,;;,, ,;r .,. ;.
C Y'es, my, dcat Mrs. Crosby, and the.
washing put.taut,-. into thev bargainv
y na, a aoorious insiness ; (juire
Hmshv looked .vervwise and.RTvokd
witlh a degree .of- uony.r;. r . . .
" You talk likej)ne who is unac
quainted with Jiis subjects, -but at the
same , tiinef. , ra, wuiitig ; .loaiow rjas
you .now, as mucn apoui, ii as ine, genr-
erality of, Tn'eny, anoV that can't ,be pon-j
stue4 intd " a coinpHment '.4fto'. .the 'ex
by'dny taeaptCt",. ' . .' ... ,,
".,c But Isn't'the Tact a . self-eymeptjone,
Sfrs!" Crbsb f ' tlavn'i'r.eyes and cart't
A see observe I ooJr about ..mecoin-J
prehend 11" demanded the Squire,"
nether" voti". do, is another thioir. . re
loioea ins wuk.
.enough: to do to keep ine ' out ( of jidle-
SBS. ., ... ,T. . ..: . 1 .... .
Ht Wheri there's only two of ni V 0j
Only : twVof us,' added Iklrs.' Cros-'
Jay quietlj " for it. Js just as. necessary
that two should eat as tour,"
W ell, it certainly must . be .a .great
undertakinsf to cook a little food,' wash
a few dishes and lay- tHe - table ! "three
times a day ! Why, I could --accom
plish the whole in Jess than two hours!"
- Those.-duties .you. have;.nanied dQ
not. . comprise th. whole of housekeeping
aa 1 'nAchtr " r , if '
AJX A a. rJ M.AJO UJi
is another tliiog,
.lUb,B lb JUiAV,
am satisfied that X can find
.J 1- " '1 -4 . li t f 1 J f ; I1 . " . r . O A . af
" PerhaDS . nt : , I eliouldn't : zaind iTemarkedTOnsuItn.ff het'wiitch; that he
baa: . Deen:aDsent long enongn to iBasea
-lii-aMASU..-!.' - COW1,
PtA GT1T kOlS F JUSBieiaa- Aau ;u
atii ' jtr7melle. AabUnd,connty, Ohio. -
Bttk Stfth, UIM.
a y c?
1-C ttfATCHMAB-Kl AflU Jwo.J
- . a, w vu la,. a.lM M11CDH.JCS'
' aiAaw VaHkM-KAIinna (t-r.
-arraoted. Higueat price pato. ipr
kniai oold aaeKSriver.- Opposite the
Sampaak Houae..., y-U '- a Vi ;-.(. 'r'iJl
Aahlaod, Ohio. " ., 3"ti, ,-. ,.
1 W IlaJUJ. J aAalaB V JS r. : (,;,.-,
. WATCH ANDCLOCK.JIAKEB, Postor-;VY-I
ficeBnildinr,' Main etreet, Ashland;
Obio.1pol andi'iteel Peaaaad a-hataa
varietr of JeweT.-r. kept AOOsanUy an
haaaV yveaiber.iadt I3j. 8otf-
; Fl -ori
JftiaariT- Bmi ikef Shoett vtit
HKBB-'aaorf teiow .iuvtiom trnin
ina. nffiea - Ashland. O hio. Custom
rworli otder ob the ahortekt Botice.
leaaonaaia tMi?2J ""r! 1
aad most 1
SecenbeT lstk, I63.
throwing in a.. little; ,dustng find sweep
ing onco in af while. jUut .lttsceiaiu-.
ly appears laughable to hear a woman
complafu, pf theworkjiwiteuthjere'iOnly
two in the jEanyly,., I verily helievt., its
nothing bat hafiitj', quotk the Sqxiire,
with becoming gravity, -.. f.r.j.,,,,.
. V Suppose Toa try . it :for rone- day ".
proposed- Mrs, C.rosby with like seri-.
ouaacaa, "All go to; the. omce pnOi do
ourwork,. ano-j you. pan remain. -.at
onifi aticl do mifie, ,;K!: -)x I ...
'4 It's rather a- novel proposition and
don't at this time, -call to mind -any
cclehrated."- men .who did : housework.
haven't, the, .least bbjoction- to try it,
notwithstanding, and, presume .it will bo
tha easiest work J, shall have thi. year;''-
-.'. 1 . 1" ' V ' a
rejQiqea in? UusflantLi i..:,,,.. .-- , u i
, Bo tli being agreea, -the,; next day- was
selected for the, exchange .5 of . employ
ments. A. . quieii - -souie .- iBmea . pout
Mrs; Crosby's. moath.nd the Squire evi-;
dently, thought it hne jokej pne which
woaidra"lttm a.argeiund of merri
ment and jio ifmeD"f. Proving. 4o
his wife 'that' housework was nothing
more ,,thaa-a pleasant amusement.-,'-
The deluded woman thought, fceFi
was miiy.occupiea in .lceeping , a. good
W&SELTSZti 2wdlious4.tidi.- and' in. tfe'vilins new
. r.i... 1 at- i-J-k'a-l;SJ-i T.- .1 -i ' 4 1 a."
Squire j 'VhPJ strange to say, Iiked'.good
foodf knd an abundance of it. lie seemed
to think that this iumned upon the table
r'feadyeooked, and tEaOl rs., Cpsby (or
' qome othef person) had but to utter a few
. magical woj-ds,andseyery thing was done.
Bui t, feeai these' trifling dudes .termed'
'enormous'.- when there. was i" onlv two"'of
eileiii;t cJ'ir;'seemef. a rea p-j:
surdity tO:quire.Uroscgr? a.nane inward-.
lytesolved tor write, an afticie on .tQe
subject ao 3e t'tlje, steni eir'aex ipVj .liow
determination,' M rs, Crosby "had occupied
herself in jotting down a list of 'duties
demandipg'' attention'neatt morr4nB.
This she fold edj And Jjuidtly banded, io
her nusbihd' reqiuestiD !him 'to " mae
vu. m oi.aja.au VkWy liilifcll 11U F " fj I llfl fl n'Y
men -thlght'enBue. , 'r' ":".': ,--'
. j :Tiie'Iist 'ia'rio longer' taa ''WnaL''
teid'thelady sinninir at theVearnestness
witn .wiiica ne : suryeytu.iii, .jf ( gw
throVlgn'tlie 's'aine" perfqrinanees every
dayl Tit liT necessaryVfor they,-cannot
be tbmitted.'. But doTt "be frightened
you.caii take your ptra time," she'.added,
m U : bantering "tone!, . . . fil",u i
Seigning' the utmost difference io
resolts.'lie remarkisd'tb-it' e8hould
probably-" inake quick, work' of it,", And
placing .the ' paper in .his,, pocket,- re
turned t'o( his office, 't '" ' ,, .. .:
J- ' The liege jof-d ,bf Irs .Crosby xrae
ticed law in 'a suburban lown and had
acquired co'njiderable'' property by, the
Baihe. '" His . wife had 'jindepepdence
CnOugh to' do' her ' own housework, ; but
ednld ; not .' help.' thinking .that she . de
served' some 'credit for so. doing. ..She
had no particular desire to.;be praised,
justice' where, justice .is: due," . was
hei' motto':' and our readers" will per
haps coincide with her in . the belief
that itwasrather hard . to ; work, busily
i whole" morning ..and, .then fee . told
".that shehad' done, nbtliing' compara
tively.'! ' It ' was- not" encouraging, to
say the least,' and sjie awaited - the ex
periment' with inuci interest. r ., ,-, -: . ,
; Morning camC, and the Squire aroused
his wife, and informed her .in a ' signifi
cant tone, that-, it was quite, time to
dress and make a fire." Mrs. Crosby
did hot wait for a second Liddius, -but
remarked as she left the chamber, that
he might "put himself . in readiness to
see about breakfast." ; .. .i
Our heroine had taken the precaution
the night previous to prepare the kind
lings, ua in a snort ume naa a . orisK
Eire. - :.She allowed herself, to do just
what her' husband had been in the habit
of 'doing, and ho more-7 be usually left
the Old coal and .cinders for '.her . Jo- ift
ana clear away, as well asthe rpmnants
of wood and shavings to pick up : , and
she' didn't feel inclined to . limit . hie
privileges at this time... The rdinipg ta!-
ble stood in the middle of the, room, also,
covered ,'with "books, pane'rs. writmjr ma
terials, iiud'o'tlier article used the night
before. '",'. These she 'did not .molest,,, and
without pulling up the shades, or. put-.
ting r back ' the chairs, she took a news?
paper and began to read. , '- . l . -. t :
"' The Squire h?d evidently completed
his toilet quicker-than common,' bnt.itr
was nevertheless nearly an hour ..before
he' made his appearance. . It. was some
thing nove to -see h :& wifercading before
bretKfast,'ahd he co'uloTnot'help smiling
to witness her perfectsangfroid.-,.-: ,,i,,
; '"'"I've been up along .time, and renew
i'the. n'rrf - 'twreeV-' Mr. Crosby." she re
inarked wlthout.36oking'tfp.''' ' V V "j
' -'This was the Squire's' favoriti saluta-.
tiod when' his' wife happened' fa take an
extrairapof feye minutes.'4 ' ". I L"- -
1 The' gentleman' ma2e no reply for , lie
understood whittfthe remark nieant withi
out the aid-.f an interpreter.';' lie' pro-'
ceede'd to-busihess' ' with'great' aIacTityt
piling the1 bpoksTand papers 'upon, chairs,
arid ;nfed-ly' npsf ting the inkstand,' jn 'his
hast.'MA'fter'spilliaag some oil ifl''carry
irig the' lainp ithe: WTong Way , ' aiid illow
ing lhfe kettle to' boil : over five 'minutes.
before' he got ready lb'"' take it' but,', he';
succeeded in' getting ..the" ctoth.Maid..
though m-rather an awkward manner.,
; think I snduld rcirsh'1'a "piece of
beef steak, Mr., Crosby," remarked the
lady m the 'reckoning-chair." " ",
' Ahtheu you shaltnaveiZ,; replied
the house-Jceepeii j of " the dayj " patroniz
ingly as'heP ;busied" himself 'with'nap
kins, eups,, '. sauce, plates,' knives,, forks;
&c."f : He tried . to ' recollect 'iow. Mrs.
Crosby arranged them," but in -spite, pf
all" his attempts,' he1 couldn't :" he made
jcf application to that lady for, her ad
vice, however, and he apparently was
absorbed in he. reading. .,""
; Adjoiiriring to"the: kttchetf,.'fhe Squire
attended to makriig ' a ' delicicjus cup of
coffee" and had a " long' $trnggle "with
beef Bteak, which Tefused to broil to hs
satisfaPtioit l When :retfirnitig: to the
dining room, after a long absence, look
ing heated and impatient,. Mrs. Crosby
, ,',Wh,at a.wpman-ViiU is t femetnbef:
9 ar 1 . .Anybody -would , shppiwe P
that shp had topt a;diary of my .imlticiy l.s
wubci radons xor.a year., r hdjsub ua
thcuf 1 ii her tbnguey end l" ' thought
the-individual addressed, thougfi he did
not see fit to make any Lmmediiite'W-
joinde ...r) l-.-. h' .I. ,;U '"?.
. The .Squire had. bnt little,, appetite;
liis wife remarked the fact,, and hoped,
" that the" simple exercise , of gettihg
break&sf,"liad not taken itaway,. as
the Squire was in the habit oT asserting.)
The-genflemaa'' 'wipeed, and prepared
hhnielt'i a ifrenferous slice of bread and
'3rcJ, anco1 "'the', stalfitipoh Eis linen as-
imflftrl fenrlTii,iia drnifennrtri!iv Si'nflirr trie
searching glancdof his visitor' J He drop
j pejliis eyes,audorget the! Btaiiiin on
temptation of his sooty hands. ... ; 1
. V Excusa the. disorder .of my dress this
'laafamigi Miss'Haynes,' he' added., " I
Wad oaiifclunate as td tipsetfthp'ihk
staPd iiiat aa rybu'iBanirJ -and ': vdu'- Bee
itjhe..efffe.ts a-.thaaeeidti&V-'ti-.'i"'. .
41ms,-it mviet beeontessed, was. rather
SUCflUvlUQ il V'.'l 11117 UtllU, ,UUU L11U
Squire tbnld'fit think -of 'any other wav
to extfiuatftitimself from thCdilemma :
and h.-ffaa nl disposed to. oonfeatr he
butter, which he-proceeded ;to dlpfact8tat tp jiis fair Watik-yed..frieudi
a beef ateak.'1. h: e a.-.--
j This observation the Squire remem
bered to" have heard- before ; bilt did Aot
make it apparent.5 At 'length the coffee
and . meat werfl brought' in, 1 and; all
thingB.werc "pronounced 'Teady' by: the
officiating master of ceremonies. ' ' Mrs.
(Jrosby; 'seated' hersIf,' -and began to
carve the. Squire' toot'Uis: place at the
head of thb table;- and proceeded 1 to
pour batrthe offee. ' '-' '-' '.J )''''
. V The bread, Mr.'Crosby: truggest-ed
the lady.- ::-:.ttv-J ...! v.-. 1 . ...- -;
"Bless me, I forgot it f he exclaimed,
dropping the coffee potj and jumping so
hastily that he- cajne-near overturning
the table. i.i,I';
,, The btoad was ' soon produced, etit 'ii
slices vary ing inr thickness from a wafer
to- four inches: -" -" - -
lf The butter,' Mr.-Crosby," suggested
his companion, when ho was again fairly
Seated. " -.: : 7-'i.. ? v-'U Jt.iJ i
:j "I declare what a poor memory -I
have got J" And -setting down the cup
which he had- taken tip for the seeoud
time, he started for the missing; article.
Placing it: in. triumph bee ides, his wife's.
plate, he renewed his. attempt at , cohee
Ebur ing , and. this, Aimer-was successful ;
utr.it must bp oonfeseed, that he t eyed
tlieidark.lppking ibeyerage.wifJbi some
riheertainty as,, lie passed it yacrpas thje
table, ,.j y.l.-. il IrA ?.v, ..
. . "tMuddy .coffej,igain, JJIriiiCrosby V
abruptly saio Ife aidy j ... : . -: s;
Tha. squipe hadn't word reply
..1 'Vyery smpky, Jjeefsteakji mj-dearj
What have you done to -itVane eontia-i
.edjipushingjhirge juece of th)Pbnex-
ions ; axucie- on jvw. in11" ;"r. -yv
ttYoV.muat be, extremely.iareleas.ji;
Jsucli,thg9 cosadn't happeiiistveiiijks
tney uo ; , .
of S tton&ti hxr&ad laittuJiI i for -weeks.
. ' , Vhen .the nxruing; niel -wasf conclu
ded, Mrs." .Crosby. donned -her-, bonnet
and. shawl, and remarking; that she would
send home .the dinner leit.tue house
' .Our herb was now .alone,. and. cquld
carry ;,6ii operationBi'vfithout ah eye to
witness;! Which, he observed; 1' was much
pleasanter.'r-f :.-) . t;i -'.it f
. 'i Now we'll eonsult the list," he add
ed, aloud, , and have- things -go: on m
regular order. - Here goes; get break -
fast, clear table, wash dishes, hut clos
ets in order; wipe- .down shelves, -clean
knives,.- cleanse; sinki. rub silver, blaek
stove, ;koep: iire, attend ..to door bell,
sweep j hall, prosit -stairs, sweep parlor
dining, roou and: kitchen' dust furni
ture, , trim ; lumps, ' do chamber-work,
wash meat ' foe oven, clean vegetables'.
stew cranberries,- make padding, and en
tertain, , -visitors if -they happened ' to
calL",..i" Bless me, is that aU!-eried
our. housekeeper. .. i: H-c vtrf.-j llur I
..."I call that -making 'a great-fuss
about, a little matter " It. sounds larger
"than St really is. I think Til cleat the
table,! to . begin with, as that is put down
next.- : .- n-.w ;,: M-.::r.i--a
i So :at it he went,' knocking ' things
hither and thither, at great ; hazard of
their demojishnlent. . As the idea didn't
occur to him that he: could arry ' a
:iA.v C a :.. 1 a. . aL I. - J
LS great many journeys between the - di-
I ainir room a.nd kitanliAri -xrKiiK:niaaiB-t.tJ
Fly oonsuined considerable- time: -The
dish-washing proved rather au awkward
affair,' and -did not" progress1 BO-'rapidly as
he could have wished. . He cbhldift
wipe - Ithjel cnpsrhandilyj-thei' sancera
seemed bungling, and'the ' plates ' would
slijj back into the water ; but aftet break
ing a cut glass tumbler, (which he felt
certain, of 1 matching- the 'nex-t 'day,)
knocking off a large piece of a platterj
(which he resolved to paste' together
while, dinner-was cooking,) and' break-'
ing a"pet dish of -his wifo's -while setting
up a .; pile: of. plates, the matter : was
brought to a eloser. viThq knifc-clea'ni'ng'
was another thing - altogethoi- : Ihere '
vMuililu;' ircany"-- eiofJbriitigaH '
and he conld " put 'em 'th-rohgh " quick
But the black spdts were set de'ejier than'
he imagined, and tequifed'the exhibition
of more elbow "grease "thaiif ne'had
any idea of. He contended longest with' :
the-carvhig knifey which", in conseixuence .
of. being;' so awkwardly handled- inflict'.
ed a deep cat, a slight-tokeni of remerki-'"
brance. - I his -was"a" mistake which
cauyjed ? jolaiiy '.other ;miutakei duriiig" the
dayj owipg. undoihtedlyjtO.the---diiaa6y
bandage' which- tho- ckjuire had wrapped
about his hand, !-. i-ntj 'i, 1 !c..i
It may be well-.;to remark-i that' .the
lit was jcajefully put in! a i conspicuous
position ; : and .frequently -referred- to.i !
lie.-aUeuded to . tue.silYeil and 4 hen bat
the .clock. -,. Thej hands -.pointed., to an
houi; that.adinoniiihes that, -".time waits
for:,pp jnan,"'nd had. no ipartiedlar
syinpathyR; witU- inexperienced -faouse-
keepers.; f ! i-t., H 'A M - r-t
. 1 Vhat's next on ; the docket, ' I won
der,"; he thoughtconsid ting his memo
randum. " Ah, stove to black? Well,
I must, -admit that: the efi'oethat boiled
over . itaa nt. . iau proved : -its i- appearance
much, I-ll;,look up:the.brushJ - if- ?!
So saying he prepared for; the operas
tiou at ouce.r. The stove was quite- hot
and he; could nob work- to . advantage..
The more- liqaid he put ion: the more it
would sputter about and. fly off with a
cracking noise;., lie- thickened the liq
uid, but it wonld'nt adhere to the stove
and .he began to think: it was bewitched.
At this state. 01 anairs, ho happened
to recollect that somebody liad saidthat
milk was the. pest thing to wet:thepow--dec,..
with;. so he hastened to -the pan
try,, and L pouring ,.eut a. : quantity .:ap-!
pliqd;.it to the refractory tove..'i: That
did'nt mend the! matter mucht and 'the
smell of. burned . milk began to- be disa
greeable, The room, was .filled -.with
smoke the floor -feround the: stove. .was
dotted with blacking, , arid the Squire'
hands were ; certainly: not the cleanest
that ever was,, when a violent ring of the
bell resounded 'through -the house and
made our hero start as if he had been
surprised in some dishonorable act. i
He looked -toward the door and . then
at hia hands, and finally, a large stain- on
his-shirt .bosom attracted his notice,' it
bora a strong resemblance to blaeking.-
I won't go, they may ring all day
if they like,' he exclaimed impatiently
going, to the wash-basin and trying : to
bring his hands to : their accustomed .
color, but a ring., without warned j him
that some person had a mind ; not -to
"give it Up SO-'? 1 i' '.:.-,.: i-.u j.
'' "Confound .that ( tintinabula!- v-I
suppose it is some, old man after boots,
clothes, grease: or - Tags. If : he does it
again I'll- bring a suit against him ' for
assault and battery, M: cried 'our . incipi
ent Jiouse . keeper- making .a few-: des
perate dashes at the dishcloth, which, he
mistook-for , the' towel, and hurrying id
ward theidoot" he opened it with a treixn
bliug hAndjil i!oilii-:.v ivTiiToil. K in tn'u :
m xAhxigood.' mornmg.Squire," .said1 a
wellr.dressed good looking young lady,
who-evidently expected tb .see-' somebody:
eisei..-:f' Is Mrstt Crosby in."..-' vU-;-, '
itt "-.-Yea rnoj she isn't in'. hetoonn)er
ed:T.for truth ito tell -.the .Squir. was
thinking fcore of his personal appearanofey
wbp after making a'f fewcponmpn-placti
,vua nj, VVUK l.-1 1V.U T V. , , ,
IU Whal An "ingenious exctiss that was I
Nobody but a lawyer would hare1 thought
of '.Alt " BolUoqUised..aur. 'hero, glancing
.eomplaoently. in, a mirror pprjaining, to
a hat'trpo. 'aaffine'his.niortifieatiqa
iit 'discb vih4ng: "a Dlack strpak 'across . bis
faeej' whict gave' it a: hiost "ludicrous as
pect; !a 'f.No wonder::: "the young lady
iooked at m with curiosity, for nothing,
rSrpbably , but good manners, restrained
her from a hearty laugh."
: TheJ Squire' went back t6 the kitchen
With a slOW BT;ep. "''To his ntter astonisfi-
.nient it'was'32 o'elock, and .ho hadiqnite
Jorgotpe.B,jdianer. ,.,J.he; hrpr, was. eutire
ly out, the room .was in p sadj plight, the
list 'of diitie's. not half, completed, and
the meat,- vegetables, etc.. remained un
touched;1)" '- i" - . -n-; u-.
- ,His zJal' had cooled amazingly since
morning, and.he half r.epented -acceed-
mg to his wile s request. lie hadiex
pected'tq'see"iher" enter every moment,
express" herself 'satisfied '-with the' experi
ment, and desire him" m A very- humble
planner to go back to. the-office, and rer
same his legitimate sphere of action. ;
! But Mrs. Crosby did. not appear and
ne was at lengtn omigeu to collect nis
energies for " the' Purpose" of makirig' an:
other fire.S'i.'Jnisii '-: Hi -.'n-.:-i' -i rid I
Afte?, wearing., out' his Tpatiehcc, ho
suyeeeded in Ips undeitakiug,-.and .con
signed the neat to a cold oven. Jt was
too' 'late' to "think Tof 'pudding- Mrs.
Crosby ihttsf ?xteu's'cr him "that item, al;
though he-had always-Expected it "of her,!
undar.all.-circumstancesu- il He" . began . toi
think that, .certainly,! did, requirp,
some ingenuity and calculation to dis-:
ppse bf so" inauy duties in' the morning,
and had sbihc'famt silsprclbn that house
keeping? was. no--joke. after alLs:- Hi won-:
dered, Uqw JMrs4 Crosby f prospei;ed, and
whether, shd did not -wish herself safe at
home : "busied, himself in anticipating
how' frightened' phe would Vp'&V finding"
how much work'-'hadl Been laid "out' for
the -day; yasct rhowt. "completely-.' i '" non-1
plugsed sbxr mus. eiidcnJlyjapp&riL.if
' client enould ' hajpejy ;?f for.:a.d-
vicc. '4 ke ixrai .qa such -an .amusing
idetf thai' bur lawyfcrrubbed "his 'hands
and laughed "to- himself at'.the ' ridiculous !
figure he fancied Mrs, Crosby was about
that tune mating. - ., ... v
Leaving the Siiuire' to work 'but the
rest "orthfe tcms-'we1 will' attenrf vtho
footsteps-J of: Mrs.;Ji5o8by' to her hus
bandM ofiiaej aad-.ate-iar;.eXperieuEe
Tom Pettifogger, the lawyer s clerk,
stared s6friewhat' ' prseveYin'gVy, when
he saw- Mrs? Crosby snter the blficp'; Vift
an assured', atepy- and qiroceed io -hang
up Jer lonngt and jsljawi wkh A. tgenuiste
busihess Ai, T ., .!-i..-. u.!3 ? ,.y
. """ToiiiJ" said t3frs Crosby, ."is this
Viri nrAftt T.r'fr?r r V' t'O' -''
r- ,- ... . - - rj.
. .c-Yfls "Iaitl,'i ''replied-. -taeMfantT
barrister mereiBilTpTisEd. ,-;-c;w ?i
ii L beg eare toditier, witMi-you, Bit. k
Do vou see these papers all iscattered
about here'"'? " "PJcJf thetn all up'and file
them miropeir order." "
: MWherp'tP th Squire ?sted:iPef-:
tifpggqr jwith -jnOvttWwide agaptt tnoi-JS.
-ji I am Squira-day, Tqni-and you'p
my' man1 of Dusiness.. , Mr, iprosby. told.
me you had a memorandum oi to-aay s
workjt-i Prodaoe-.it.:-4f--thore-;ia such a
thing.V r, .;,, -it, t.Ji .-J:--i;I-ri.! :!.:
Jb'ettifoggcr.iumbled about a. whole
with the , document . in . qucstion.-r-
Withthe faintest smile "possible, that wo-.
man could produce, Mrs:- Squirt i Crosby
read a follows ':?,. 'i i iafV'j!
IxF.MS,,T-rHabeas corpus fpr: LetkLew-'
is. . A writ of.replevin for .the .distress.
of "Siniboil "Snooks. "Fill put quit" claim
deed 1 for - Jbhh 1 Sykes." : :! Advise ' C&fif. .
Saunders ibri damages against' Farmer
Jones. A ; wait f; attachment : -in ': the
case, of- r Jojips . vs.. -Smith..., Examine
letters .respecting Miss Bright '"a, j breach
of "promise case. " Send Higgiiigs' . biL
Write a threatening letter to Thompsoti.-Terrify.-.Joe
-Bunker:iF possible. i To
take depositions in .Wiggin'sjalander
ease. ... Jiick , Jiiu iiuzzieton . ;nrm oi
Buzzletbn .. it- Buggs) out "of, office..
Brbwbeat' Mrs! '"Chandler ' for ner ' lahd-
lord ,'Hagin ? Tweak11 JehhBbriV &bse.'
The. above to be ' done besides attending
to peidentaJ, buainess. aa.;(it.may; pc-r
Well. ' here's ' work !" thought bur
lady,' Tier ardor1 considerably cooled by
.UIDl..IU.mUU,U i J
:Toai do. yeui know -much- i",';.she asK-
ed re9oyering.her ijelf-possesaion. &
i Aom didn t seem tp Kpowwaeiuer p
did of not,' yawned fwicej ut" $ipr.es$-
pd nb Ppihioh in- words. ''''7
fs ! I mean are you' any- part of a -Iaw--
yer ?'vi resumed sour :fair barrister. -;J - r.t
. I IL T 1 1 -11 1 a at. C? :. V.., 01
i,.uuyr uii auyu ,1110 Yqvlc4i5 ""f
ness ma am."
'Verf well on wnst -operate with '
me "to dispatch thiB: business here named
with, ; .the; least . possible delay,'. . I ..wiU
iest.ypur . knowledge .a j.iittiq. it.; ypu
please.' hat is' habeas cprpiis ?" . : .
1 'A'rit 'fordelivbriniB' a person frbm
false WprSfsbmiient,r,!fromi 6ne: Pburt
tb another -J answered aom promptly-'-
" Very good. What.A)out the.vsewi8
1UUU& V UU. iUlN. V71 UOU Y . .
"!l'TV(Vthiiigs are dispbsedof A'efl; ha
beas tjorpns 'And the:,writ 'of'Teplefin.
Dty V On, kubw. ybu prettV seamstress.!'
rMf Peltifogger colored. i, to : the j.yery
climax of his toreheaq,, and Baidr.j'y-s '
m a very snecpisn nmnuer.
-id n t Help me -Tom' and "TIT" help ryou.
Have you had AjuArrel wit that young
." Jay.before yesterday, and and I'm
a,- , 1 ,, "-. 1-1.
airaidsnewon i oome rpuna rignt again
' e Never fear -ril warrant you in th
rquarreK we'll ; bring her round in no
tune,- l ois outri--but---l-' must get
jthrough the4i8t.".'!-f ".ts-.: .'-
"I'll put you clear, through ?;it byh
"T triarle that outlast Evening.'" '
p "'-Yon ,'ac4ed-.Ty' p-Oanptly.'Next
comes a wpil of.repIeym.i'i'Od .paini lifi
than-hW wife's 4ibatee;.lidesi'ieVd '.That is .idj---rfinie4,.justas
im nr 1 SaaJ . ill f. i-lift arm. n r 1 aa 1 nsriA . f , KW-a.ii namo in " ' . t . ,
him with Bbme onriosiiy , 'anchihis -m.."iTam gladyou attend"' io your bus-
rjejrajtt j-xua-tne njorei;;-! i v-i ntiess, xom.- A'lt speeK a good word lor
ta jmow it must be remaaviioa the wqme
was remarkable, for the neatness of his
Ala? Tqmv 'dbn't swear.".
if. . AVell I -' don't "know 'what W'-tfcis
taieans' but bbtsawae- -that ain't swear
Ling- ma'Am if I- .don't , do ., my best for
you in any .way you name.":;
. JpMargarct is a. fine girl-r-next comes
the' t(uit elainr deed. '"" Yo'u "have' got
bianw ready te-hmip.aoubtless." " '
si: "Exactly "i l-.-r. wl:a-na t-iJO
" Dip your pen and dash it off,"? said
Mrs. Crosby., a: ...., ,.t.,-, .rr ..ti
, While Pettifogger was filling up the
ueeu ior oyKes, in poppea jur. maun
ders to' -take advice' concerning an' action
for damages "Against him--' try James
Jones. :'t : :;f i ..ii '1:.- if
,,"My husband is. not in at this. mo
ment, Captain,", said ..Mrs , Crosby.
uPlease"set" down and', wait a little
Now our .heroine was- a pTetty'-wo4
manV And :' had exceedingly captivaiing
manners, which were: generally pleasing
tb the other, sex. Saunders j was not, at
all averse to waiting a while with much
satisfaction. -'"Please tell me something
about this matter of yours captain.'" I
should- like t o know the particulars, for
do you know that. I have studied -law
extensively myself', continuedj thtj
Squire's wile with a .sniiie. . ,
'' Saunders was -quite ready to "relate
his troubles to;? such a listeneryand1 so
straightway unbosomed 'hinlself, It
appeared. that iiis neighbor; Jones' Bwme
had tresspassed upon-his grounds, des
troyed at certain times sundry quanti
ties ; of corir' and " potatoes,' and to ' in'-'
demnify , himself lie .'had shbt ; one of
said' quadrupeds for which act the own
er had brought an. action. ; f.'f, l.'i
L Can tell you what tp do iur this .aa-1
tibn' as-' well as the Squire himself,"" said I
n- 1. .n: :it : LiJ''i. -i'1
iiiiB. urunujf, amiiiajg ouiii uiurciit'iisaui-
iyi 'i What ! was-tho animal worth do
you suppose ?.". she rpshmed.-
, "About six. dolJLars,.Jirs. Urosby. ...f
1"'fWhat do you "imagine the whole
affair will' cost if vbu 'give it a? trial ?"' '
" Twenty-five or thirty doHafs,-'pet-'pB.atr3rt-p
ili-' .-b.iK'.f-'- Sfil.-
, " I hen the cheapest way- will be lo-
to leave me ten dollars, and I'll settle,
tlie case. 'captaih,' added the lady with
A 8rnile'that was-inokt teVitcliing.' ' H ' ''
The eaptain'-mused a7, moment, and
thch-excluiuied : wsi r.wi mj .--A
rU;d,&rt).:! BW.mp if.,I don't .be
lieve you can settle.it if anybody qaruV,-.
: '"'The captain left the money and de
parted? The'in6meht-.:he '"had gone; "'a
note -Wad dispatched to fonnerTJone9,Te-t
questnig imn .totep iip.to tlie ofiicev W
i While jTqio was engaged, ,qj ther,.wirit.
of Brown y'sV'Sihith';. Jones made his ap
phiranc6J iiiid thti' awifloTiffaif'' Vass'et-"
tied for 'ieveB dollars.' 'Thelletiers' of
Miss Bright were examined- and nothing
like.aproniise of marriage could be nrnda
out of them. Mrs. .Crosby jmniediately;
wrote to that young dy, -.advising her
toidrbp th"e'po9ccution of 'the' case; 'as
there-wa3- noreasonable'-hOpe-'Of" suc
ceeding if; the letters were the nly ;evi- t
dence. in tfqQ premises. . .yjggu' bilj.
was sent, and xoni wrote a tnrcaining
on "the "programme.
N othiu-easierr i BAid.lomi' write
and tell bin his case will come on in a
few days : that will briBg him right to. a
Bettlement."" " ' '.' , " j ' .
Pettifogger?was ' institicted to' write a
note to that effectnd also to reapeclful-
ly myite IJoLHirUmmond to ! Call And
settle Major Green's bilL- TABtlie iJwit-.
llcss .had not . rcome , tp , depose; in the
slander" pase,' Wiggins" js. Briggs, the
faif: lawyer' aad willing; clerk passed 6b
to the next iieni. 'Ht i jr.i'.i ,' ?-"
." Tq get up. an issue between. Town-
bhend And Ferris. -Don't-, that mean- a
quarrel, Tom r , s : . :
j ,rJnst -that," said Tom. . .
Well, then,' let his prevent it T)y all
meanBi.'.--.' .'i l'': j-uidtai :.- a.u
"5Ye have: only to' let It stand : as- it
is, then,. tor .they are. peaceable ieiiows
that won't quarrel of. themselves.",, . ,
T- 'a-' ll.' .V iO I.1 L : L ' 1 '
distress ine wiuow oautrtjru, couies
The-.isquire had orders to lay an t-
tacilunent on all her things," I -said Tom,
by. way pf explanation.. , f -g. , j,;f '. .;f
"For what?" . ,,.
" Because she can't 'pay some kind of
a humbug bill brought '-against heir by
that swindler,'Sampson.'L ::. w
: " Can 4 this ',unjust?-,abtiqn iequaah.
ed?" V '".-, ,. JO c
, " It Ought to be, at any rate: It can
pe put off long enough to give the widow
warning of what is .going :ou,- so 'that-
pshe can, put her things out of his jreach'll
r . :" Pettifogger you're' . a' treasure P-j"
Just run Over and give the widow a sly
pieoe of advioe, and theril will help ybii
-make out damages -in the. case of -Fol-
ger and. Iolsom."ij5-W .; ,! s !. x i-.'ai-.-i
... It was thus .tt(;Iiirs,.;Ch;psby went
on, ""and-diy nobh, "with' the able .assis-tance-bf
1 Tom,1 'had 'Tbiiched "'"the" last
three itemsvia.'kick1 BuzsletoB out of
office'; browbeat:. Mra.i'.Chandler-tJAnd
LtweakJphBsqnSiPpse , 9js taj rrlht.
r JNOv,,ag none ot .these persona are
present "what 'lmi "1 to do' V inquired
Mrs;' Crosbyf Wokiiig Ai-cHy at TbTri.l
va ''iWhv'-ReBt .b toer Srrtirt-woaldnl-'
waiV Ontii they come'in.??du;o3 Ui-i
j 1' Exactly ; " . .i(a9 tnowabouli .the
hour of -dinner, and ijf people; pan'. come
iii At1 n'rbner " business hours, liow can
tter to Thompson; ;but how was stp
'-.terrify1 Joe Bonder T the rtehi p'ext
.-r.i!rfrioTiTlrn 9 r-.-jfti Si5l Ui IH.1K
-vWn 4ty.sj.r a-ld.'cbntiUUel or he- 4 theyexpectr td 1 iei--lacked "-down ftA-xS
mx,v,a 1Mkf ATiinrt tin i VlT-fiW-Koo f .T. tT wnnV(V So. Til V
V . J n V ""-, va . ' va. -
rojne brightening np.
young friend, we .will 'go., to dinner.'
You will not be wanted this afternoon,
therefore -you-; need-Hotr'returnHd'''the
Dffice . batemuse. yOurself in any wfty TB" ngi-t'y arawe ita praam,
you J)lease by going tp MargareVper- ; And" tWela in vry limb,-
haps. .Lock the office and give, me the aoold it iaow oraaatli " -' J
.r'l f .,..a. '.':.''"- t - -r a- 1 : .'. a- .. . " " - a
Key: J. won t iorget your services." I At Bmjnw,
tfYtv TiAlpv.-rAf.inT.---ftiil--' e-ii-t1rt: nkf.fiTTit-r
w-a - e-. - . "-j
met her' seamstress, and - hating 1 some
work toonsulti ier about,-, asked her
home, , . .to ( : dinner. , As, soon . as she , . en:-
tered the house, she, knocked at the door,
i -.'i ats.i ',
Anrl Btiti.-1 lnfiotiipaTltf.''"
-i Ready for ainhei5.""'
What' -a - ladicr'ons spectacle met Iier
vision.. rMr... Crosby with R segment - of
a squash in one band -and. a potato in tie
other. " """ ;
" I have:i'brought''i rfrlehd" home tb
dinnvrf; Mr.' Crdsby,' aflded' fKS.lady. .
The'-'deuce' yod haVe'!'1 cried the
Squird,' -eleVa'tSig' twff'hbKrtbysly smut
ty eye-brows; half in t vexation, half in
wonder, atjaia wife's gravity., .t ---:s'ir
" How soon will , dinner . bp, ready !'.
she continued, drawing forth her.wjtch
with "the air. or one" in.A' Wrry, '' ".
:r?ct Jritlgfng. frOm':ifresent ippearanccS,
it will be on the table in about an-hotir;
and a half from this time," said-the new
hojuga. keeper jopeiiin ith- ovea xioer to
look at the meat, which was notyetblis
tered by the heat. - '
i " As there, are.inly twb of -'tis,: Mt.
Crpsby I c,annolL. .listen, to ,ny. excuse
for this .unpardonable., delay. ...Fqr ..my
part X cannot see" -what you .have found
to employ youtself about.' ' '" " ,'
.-K' Come, Mrs. Crosby,' don't exult un
til your work has been inquired into.
There is.swch a thing as erowing, before
one is out of the woods.". t ;,,.,:.;,:.;;
;.''-" If you Tefer to my . office, business,
I ani happy to inforni you. tliat it is suc-
cesstuUy accomplished,; ana. A have a
half a day to spare,'.,repUed. theJLady,
consuitmg her" watch. v . . ., .. ... .
'.".The- habeaa .corpus" begaiij Mi
urosby, ., ,; .,,t, - rt ,,i r-.i-,
..AX HER SISTEja'flSAyC-
JJie-Purial.grqund of the
Americans, like thai of the Moslem , is a
short jidistance-froin' -tlw? -town.- "ft is
planted with green, treea,and i4 a favof -ite
resort, not.only for the bereavecLbut
those'" whostf- Jfeelings are," not darkly
i.i.e s5l. i'.-l '.i -
1,1 met there tme'mbrning W1 little girl
with, lialf playful oounteBannej'basy blnto
eye and-sonny .loeka bearing,-Jul. pAe
land a chp of china, and in. the other a
wreath bf fresh flowers:' Feeling a very
natural curiosity tb know what she would
do with those bright- thihgef fit Bnch' k
I placer:Ahat Boenaed to pArtale ad: much
of sadness, watched, her light motion.
Reaching a retired grave, .-feyered-witji
a plain marble' leio, . she emptied 'the
sed---wiiicai hfeeemed thecup contained
Tft-intb. the slight -cayiti-es which had been
scooped out jin,: the OQrners'of.the level
table, and laid the wreath on -ita pur a
face ;;' " ' ' , .., , . .
And why I Inquired, my sweet
rl,dd u put seeds 'm thbsef Ettle
And the writ of
iuuicu xixia.- viuavvi. ,
,' And the .Saunders case ? 'Vresdmed
tne equire. ..-? J.f
And. the threatening: ietter," ptiun-
ed in the lady." ' s'
The . land case, and .the . preach of
promise affair." ! ;
. All attended to sir, as wen as Auz-
zeiton, oi the, nrm ., oi,xsu?zeiton1 a,
a " . .. -. i . . i -:-
'HAlha! no! nol-you can't put that
vy nere s
load on to me, Mrs. Crosby.
" T.nltftd the oflicS hd sent him off
-ididh't ' Want him-he'llc b6 ' back4o-
morrowi" fc ;-!-;',. I iti
Tije-deucq:,. Mr3.Crosby livii 3:-i i
I said Tonu." Bir..And . mw,. have
you attended' tb tWcases wich I left for
you'? Ahem'! lbt's! see.'". Are the'dishes
washedloset s in ' Order ; she! veS! ' wiped
downi 'kmve' cleanedsttfveiTblacked
fire kept bright, hall swept," Btairi, brush
ed and dustedp lailaps 'triiiinicd cEani-
"Hold on, Mrs. Crosby,' 'for heav
en's sake t'-l No woman;' alive ' could1 dq
aHthatiriene forenoon!"" J;r .'"
: Beg y our 'pardon f before; ypu Lis a
woman who has done, it every Toreixbbii
for fea-m'9i"''l''ii ','"'J':tu'1 ',: '
t -lroron.y two or- us z " .
"For 'Only tvVbJbf'tisf MpyivitijJ:'
I ' Are-"yo tf 'wOmail of Yera'city-Mrs,
Crosby ?V asked the5 squire Hrrthr a'mile:
' -'-N6';eefitlema;n"tos:yet We'grimetl,- io
.:. a,TiA.U.' ,WnJ,ai4ta-faf Ail-kal K'rtT.
nitOl V. Vlli:UO 1U..1U1U.1V11 v. uv . . i
Thetr I!give it:npJ, ftiid'inAeknritec
ful. surrender of -thestJ preiaiiHei',;-
" And only two ot-us
Mm '!rbsbyJ-JI teg-4 your, 'pardon.
I thi-alr I imlS little -fafer -than7 J : was
thi toerBfa: '1 1 tas'bw'VouH"'upGn'".the
hobo of-tlemaii,-tlHit,.l .wiiiweVtnepf
speat disparag'etng of tfwotdanB 'duties of vfne T?
work enough, at Ieast,rior . one iijtie
- j M You. Are pardoned On !the pot; fand
let me assure! yotfihat - iMlo'Ttiot; regret
.1.1. Ahw1. MTf&ioWA&l'-.lnJ -T-rrtla ""fl. O
L .1 IO uav T uci ii.u.-u, auv. IIVIU.'L.J. .uv
. , r , . xi
widbw Sanburri'ankf several other per-'
aa.a-kJl! J Y. ri Kt 1 J '1 Hi T. t-1 ,? U
DUUB VT11X l.Ub, '
A' And youF humble ' servant '' at
the numberiM-; replied the sauire' bowing.
,We have' only to add H;hat' the squire
iept iis1' 'word ,: Hhai " ' Toanv Pettifogger
married the- pretty' BeamstTess-," and
' only two -of us,7' wae-never-nsed ex-
eept as. pleasant eBt.-"--1
, AA&bXj B?RR'Srt WIFE,tll t;
The Paris Patrie of "a; :lattf : date."' has
the -A following At ? the -last -Ttrilesies
ball, the brilliant toilette, , pf a-stranger,
with an incredible number, ot diamonds
attracted the attention of .all present,
In "a ; moment -the attention was changed
to the most intense buriosity, when Louis
N apoleon - was observed- to .; accost : -the
ladyj ..and," remain , porne moments -iP
ocinvcrsation. The . emigma. was. ...soon
solved." The lady was ,ther widow . of
MriAaroiF-Burr', ;-fbrmerly Vide Presr
dent (of Sthe U.l States, withwnom
Louis Napoleon was on tei'nis of intimacy
whilq. in. that epuntry,, and-gt the end pf
fifteen years he had recpgnizedthe .widqw
of his' old American friend. ",' This prp:
bably alludes, to Madame " Jumel the
wealthy second wife of Cot- Burr;1 who
obtained i, divorce from him k tew
years . previous. j ta. his; depeasp,,- jShfi
awns 'a large landed estate in t hp Island
of,Maiti- ; ,: ; "; - 7 ".
i A Servant Ctibi.. the. Moteker.. of
yuEE.?i. xuriug .tin rcigu 11 viiurico
I. of England,:-AJ country 'girf canie'' to
Londoa;andihiWdhfei"self 4o arfy teer
from a warehouse. The brewer liking
hpr looks took her into, dysj amily saa-r
servant, .anil after a short timem'arried
Ver.""'" Whea he died he left' her U"e bulk;
bf his property. She was"recomniended
to Mr. Hydefas a skillful lawyer, to at--
range hef n us band's estat " Aa her tor-.
tnne -was lrge,iHy de,rfphoJ wa ' kfteiv
wardSijEarl of Glaxendorn ,fruarried .aher,'
Theiif daughter Vas the.w.ifi-ief .James
IU and mother of MaryHi'and.nhe,
Queens of England. . "
,. . It ia-.to r bripg thet, bird iiere.'o'ishe
replied with, r a half ..wondering, look-
1 1 hey . will lignt "on' this- .'tree . rlien
they have eaten'seed and Bmg. '" "-"J
t ' 4 To: whom"' do they aing- to ybn 'br
each,other?l-i-iuo'j una L-.s sso
4 Oh no, sir,' she replied' tomy UaW
75he 8leep8-her' v f -.;
. But ybur sister, is dead l ' ,
Ul Oh' yes sir; but she hears the Irds
snig.-'i' it .-.-&.:-..; jmHss-Jta struct
, .' WelU if she doea Lhear the- loirdsf
sing she canuot 'sep the wreath, of flow o
ea. ..... . . ,-. .i.,,.. pf rt.t'.-.l
1 But she knows I putjit there. , I told
her before they took her away from 'bur1
house I would come And Beer her every1
morning.' -, :;x ! -ii wan? l'u.A. xw .
,B4 Ypu must,'.; I continued, i iave )pTet
that sister very much; butyou -will never j
talk with her any mqre--pever see her,
again." V" '-' ' -'
i A-Yesyor bm replfed, witll A" b'ribt
ened, ountenance,T fl shall see .hen
in ieaven.?. , r, !t
.'But she naa. gone there . already,
i trusv;'.".'ii:i;' - t ;
. '"N-o 'shb waits nnder fhlii trwf Wt't J
they bring me - here; And tbett we? "Attrl
going to teAren, togeer.twv a J 7 "
' - .
: ;davJJ-' -- ,iu. ui '''."i'r j an.tit
: That we ihay see .what can be done n
becoming-Acquainted r with . the. Bibltvi
and that.we. may.be; awakened. to-Jmi-
ta'te so good ai example, letis look atn. , (
'fewfacts. i!Eusebrus tellffnu of one wll-- .
had his eyes burnt oat ib? "the ' Diocf i
siaq pej-seeution,. and. who fepated ititp
very words cf ScripfcureKrwitlj5 . aa jnuclai
accuracy .as if he had.teenreading thenV
JeijoBioaay efeportfian, tha bj eaf
ing and meditation hor 'had made h'.
soul a library. of .CEris.t. aThepdosiva..
the vounge'r." was so' familiar with " tltt ..
word of God;'that:hetmide it i Bubje'-, -of
obnverBatioir with the '-old bishops,-r- -
if i. had been one of them, ti AugustiiwR
Bays, that after his copverswp,- ie ceaavdva
, - - T ' l 1 . ' I . ' T V a" C
to reusu eyeu .vicero, uia luriuer iavqri
iti ntllmr ilTirl : that-: thA ' svnnfnT.
werespure delTght lTertulliim Bpeiif-
- . , . . - X. 1 . - a. f -V-
a great pars .wdugHmeui reaamg
Soriptures, . jid committed, large i- porsn
jtions of them tememoryIn his youilkU
fBeza learned all Paul's epistles in G-ret 71 -
so- thoroughly, tnst wnen ne was eighi v -,
yerB Old, he could repeat them in th.i?
languflgei.Cjranmer is said to have IeTV .
. s.i 1 t an . 1 . rv . - v -
aoie. tojepeA-fqpwnpia otoe -.
lament from r memory t , .Lather ; ..' .
pf ' the mosl indefatigable etudent.. ',-
TJiBld that , the' Wortd has evV " -
bf my prphaxd.cbuld they speak -ijfbol' --
bear.wi,tnpps,that t her el, iearnod. I't4
heart' almost :all the .epistles; of which "!-""
-study Although iii time ' a greater part . -
wan lost,' ye; ' sweet savour there- -of
I -.trust; t shall Scarry -with ine1!!'" -heaven."
Sir John Hartop a, mmmts.
ia&aT cares, made ther.bopk pf " Qod aq, .
much, liis study, that it lay before rhim '
"night 'and ' day A JFrtjhch nobleman used .
' 1 . , 1 . a... , -r- . - r T
to read mjase onaptersoi tne xiuie everj - .
day Pn iia bended knees,: witlv-hia head
uncovered.,.,.. Joshua, Barns , ul.-'8Aid,;to..r
have read a small pocket Bible a hundred -
LUllcs uver. 11X1, AVVtO JKfWU 1COU , .
the whoie 'Bible through twelve tinie it "
year.nRevi William iRomaine studied
nothing . but, the Bible for. the' last 3ft
years pf Tub .life." John Boyse, pne of tho.,jx -
translators. 01 our xsiDie, pad read; all
the Scrip tores 'before he' waa five years .
old ; - his ' mother read " than Ithron gb 7"
twelve- tuneB.;; Some- have read tne--J
Bible through manyi,.tine8;4a..AJ- year.,
I have read of more than one, of whom. -it
wais tjaid, that if the' Bible had been ;
lost, the whole might have been recover-'? t
ed from their memories: -'Id Bhtwtiaa"'
there ever An .- emmentMChriijtiaii: who ; - -
was not remarkable for. 'Jus study of tha "
Scripture, as he .hAd.OTrportunityl; -T. i)iT
.1 I . . -w -.-a',-.-
.J f?fT God's favor, is rtb" Te .-secured".
"and salvatioti orij Antjl lieayeii' gained, . -
only wheti they-are searched for with tha err
whole aoaL. J -The earnest: search J is the"ll .
orilysuocesV Bearoh, God.i'will: otv'Jja-;
accept the fraction of a heart. . He will i ;
not' bestow the gifts bfpardori" And sal-v : '
i-ition on' th4 "restless, occasiohal fitfur' ,.. ;
seekers lie win not save those who bat i4
half desire.; a. Christian i hope; t : '.Seek - i -
and ye shall find,',' is the yery least ani ''
loweBtr;teirf.;that.-divine low .Ter-of- ."
Ik... ' "W . 1 1 a . e a a . 44 "
icrik Apd coupled with this s the d,. j
ditional "direction, 4fYe"ihall find me -wheh-ye
iearch for"iiie with'aU ybur a .
heart. X-?:n,:ir to '-'-'V31 e5?5t uT.x Jaa .
1 lh. the commissioni of eyiL fearrno maa r.
so'much as ,thy .own;, Bele Anether. .it? .,
but one witness against thee: thou art a' J . r
thousand. . "Anbther thou.''mayfest avoid ,UAt-
thyself Ithouv "canst not, n-Vtckednes9 i i&t
iiS djjUiMshmnt. ssijiq aJj lo .'.-. '
peraure is increased