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YERMO jT FAR M E R.
A writcr In tlic Contr.il Christinn Advo
cuto says : Christians praiso God too little.
Thoy grow barrcn niul withcr, unlcss tlioy
cultivato thc sptrit of praiso. Tho Psalnis
nro full of pruise. It is gootl cxcrciso to re
I'ount thc nicrcics of God, tn think of llts
loving kiuducss. Wlvaiiniiikes theso thoughts
moro forciblo ut this.tinio, is the factthat wc
wcro onco indirectly and rathcr curtly re
bukcd for uttcring praiso in pruyor. A niin
ister said tliat it wns iinbcconring in us to rc
joice ovcr tho goodness of God and the mcr
cies wi! had rcccived; tliat insti'ad of this wu
shuuld mourn and confbss our sins, and be
wail our want of faith and our failurt-s niul
shorteomings. Wo felt tho ccnsurc, and
tricd to fccl had and to call up tho spirit of
sadness, thinking pcrhaps wc had bccn too
juhilant, but aftcr all, what Chvist lin.il dono
wns so promincnt and so ovcrwhclining that
wccould scarcely refrnin from praisiugllim.
I tliu spirit of praiso inconsistcnt with thc
spirit of liuinllity? Wo cannot always bo
suro of our own spiritual stntc, but wo know
that sonio Christians, who always confcss,
and always mourn, and always hclittlu them
sclvcs, do but little good. A nian's cxaniplc
is infuctious, and a Christian can livo so sad
ly that ho will ncver makc a favorablo rcport
THE POVEIITY OP PIIOSPEIUTY.
Uecchcr, in a reccnt scrnion, says : " I
vcrily bclievo that men who prospcr by
wickcdness lose their capacity of enjoymcnt;
so that thcro aro thousands and thousands of
ovcrswollen prosperous mcn who are not
one-tcnth as happy as tho mcn who havo
altnost nothing., Whjvthcro nrc poor work
ing mcn in yondcr city with snch pitiful sti
pcnds that thcy can scarcely makc tho cnds
incet, who aro yet a great dcal happicr than
tho millionairc whom thcy scrvo. Thcro arc
mcn that havo gono through tho prosperity
of what nro callcdscculnrthingsin this world,
who look out cnviously, and sometinics nl
most sadly, upon tho swart laborcr, and say,
'O! if I had no nioro anxiety than ho has ;
if I could whistlo and sing as ho docs ; if 1
had his lungs, and such arms as ho has; if I
wcro as happy as ho is, I think 1 would bo
willing to givo up all niy wcalth.1 Oh! the
heart-aching caros, the rust and biting, the
cnvics nnd jcalousies, tho compctitions and
rivalries, tho attritions, of a lifo kcycdintho
lower rango of tho human facultics! Thcso
miscries bclong to such mcn ; nnd if you
cotdd look into them you would not bo dc
cclvcd nor seduced, nor pcrsundcd to tnkc
Shhouhino iMouuneksin Black. Wo
aro glad to sec, that tho roligipus papers aro
opposing this ctistom, and confinning tho
popular fceling ngainst it, which seonis to bo
gaining strcngth. Tho Unitcd I'rcsbytcrian,
of Pittsburg, say: " A family will shroud it-
sclf in black for years, as an oxpression of
sorrow for ona of its dcad. That ono may
bo in heavcnrejoicingwithnjoyunspcakablo
whilo rclativcfl on oarth aro moving about
in hcavy and sonibro garnionts, niaking thcir
livcs as glooiny ns thcy can. Thcro is no
fitncss in tho thing. It is oftcn a nicro mock
rry of sorrow. But that to which wo now
spocially dircct attention is its wastcfulness.
Wholo wardrobcs of familics will bo thrown
away, aud niany unablo to bcar tho cxpenso
will procure nnd put on thcir mourning
dresscs, all beeauso thoy have not courago
to disrcgard a provalcnt but foolish custom.
Thoro is much necd of rcfonnation horo,
cspcciuljy in tho intcrcst of tho poor."
Derby Center, VI.
Is supplicd with Printing Matcrials of evcry
description, for thc rapid cxccution of all
kindsof Job Printing in a ncat and
workmanlike tnanncr, including
A NEW CAMPBELL BOOK PRESS,
Peaci Apple, 1-8 itsNatural Size.
To tht Kditor of tht Vtrmont Farmert
SIR i Havlng had
tuch succeaa Id the growing of Frult Trees In thU northem
cllmate, from tlie Nursery of U. Ilryant, Derby Center, Vt, I
fccl It my duty as well Rf a pleasure, fur the beneflt of tlie
pulillc generally, to say a few wonli In regard to trees from
thli nursery, and glre below a few namff with statemcnt of
I thlnlt It Is the onlyNurwry In New KngUnd nhere you
can obtaln Cholce, llanly, Urafted Apple Trees, elther Crah
or Knglish varletles, adaptcd to tbli northcra cllinate. The
trees grow upon tlie grouud where the Nursery la located, as
thousands cau anil will testify to. There la 24 acres In cultl
vallon. Deware of theae imall nurKriea that are rpringing up
and ailrertlilug in lilg Ultcra by intiptritncrd men In the
huitneaa, and who tow a fcw teola and engraft them witli
anythlng that they can get, " no mattir lehat," and aell you
any rariety you may want In ihurt when you get the Treea
of tlicm thcy. are nlue-tentlia if not ten-tenths New York or
aouthern grown treca. I waru you to beware of such personi.
If you rrally want to grow uu Orchard in thla culd cllmate,
(or, in fact, In any cllnute,) you had better go tu the Derby
Nureery on foot (if it were neceaaary to do ao) nhere you can
have the lieueflt of u tnau who has sjient sliteeu yeurs ttme In
Iiropagating Apple and Crah Apple Trees of unen,ualled qual-
ity and hanlluess, and adapted to this nortliern cllmate.
Hear what tlie l'eople aay about the hanllneaa of thcse Trees
In the vlcluity of tlie White Mounulns, N. II. i
" I hereby certlfy tliat In the aprlng of 1867, 1 brouglit
from the Nuraery of II. lJryant, Derby Center, Vu, four ap
ple trees, oue (luevu's Cholce Crab, one Jloutreal Ileauty
Crab and one Qold Drop Crab, and oue Kngllili apple trn
tliey call the Peach Apple. All the Crab Apple trees have
borne for two yeara. and tlie i'rult Is flrst rate. The l'each
Apple tree bore tlila yrar for tlie Srat tlme, and the ailai
measured ettvtn inchct .In clrcumference, and were the bett
eatlng npplea I evcr tasted. The tree has prored aa hardy.
and thrifty as any of tlie crab applcs.
IlKSRT A. JOMLYX."
fjmciuttr, N. II., Ifov. 17, 1870.
" In May, 1807, I brougbt aeven Crab Applcs of Jamea
Huntoon, Ageut of Mr. U. llyrant of Derby Center, Vt, and
eet them In my gardeu at Northumberland Falis, N. II. Kv
ery oue Ilved for tliree years, wheu tliey were destroyed by
llre. I'lve out of thc teveu bore tlie aecoud year, and the
third year all had apples on at the tlme of the llre. Tliey were
of several varietles, the tjueen's Cholce, Montreal Ileauty,
Ijulles' Favorite and others. Jly uelghborhooil also had trees
of Mr. Huntoon at the sauie tlme. All livcd, and havo borne
and done nicely. I was very much pleased with nilne, and
could cheerfully rtconimend otliers to do as I dld, and I tlilnk
tliey will llnd thelr accouiit In ao doing.
The above ataUiiieiiU I Uke from the Korthern Senllnel,
which ls publlshed at Colcbrook, N. II,
J!r. O. Bmith, of Bmlth's 31111a, Btanstead, l'. Q., has an
orchard of several hundred trees that he bought at Jlryant'
Nursery, and some of them Imve Utn set out elght or ten
years. In the lot there arc flfty l'each Apple trees that have
becn aet four yeajra. All of them Imt two Imve Hveil and done
flncly, and aometif them have borne frult Ilc naya the frult
Is large, and of unequalleil quallty, and will brlng the hlghest
prlcc In market of any apple he has ever trled. I could glve
youhundreds of names of ople who have trled and pmlsfl
these trees. D, j,, Uuvsk.
Beebe Plaln, Vt
Thc bcst Press yet built for Book and Job
Printing, and wc oflcr thc 1-armkr as a
hpecimcn of its work, as wcll as of
the usual ncatness of our
A GORDON JOB PRESS,
For printing all kinds of small jobs, which
is always equal to its task. Then we
have a machine of a morc
ancicnt dntc, an
OLD FASHIONED HAND PRESS,
The like of which is still retaincd in many
of thc largest Printing Establishmcnts
for thcir niccst work, but wc find it
very convenient for our coarsest.
We will not enumcrate further at this time,
but will simply say that we have a large lot
of materials, including Types, Rules, liorders
Cuts, Ornamcnts, &c, &c, all of which is in
good condition and ablc to producc bcautiful
In Any (fcunntity Wesired.
We also have an agency for tlie bcst book-
bindcry in these parts, and those who have
pnpors and magazincs to bc bound so thcy
will stay bound, and look neatly, for the lcast
money, will do well to send them to our olTice
as weiust do that thing evcry time. But if
you want to pay morc money and'get inferior
work, we cannot accommodate you.
Newport, Vt., Dec. 9, 1870.
NO HUMBUG-! NO LOTTERT!
Sccuren your cholce from
$3000 W0RTII 0F G00l)S !
Uootls on eshlhltlon durlng the Holldays
Hall's Drug Store,
AIjJLi GOODS ISTEW !
And Warranted aa Ilepresented.
FOil LIST 01"
OIVE DOr.LA.lt GOOUS!
1000 PATTERNS 0F T0YS,
From one cent to ten doltars each. The largest rariety of
Ohristmas and New Years (Joods
This slde the Clty.
Hooks ot AII Kinds.
Mcc Olft, Mlscellaneous, Toy and School Books, kc, kc
Fancy Goods in Endloss Vnriety.
CIIltlSTMAS OATIIKKIN03, SADUATH SCHOOL
WIU be funilKhed anythlng In the Fancy Goods llne at
Bolton H'holetate Prictt.
351 DIARIES FOR 1871,
Which will be lold at some prlce. Call and Judge for your
self whetlier Chrap or othcrwlse.
PtGTU.RElS m0 FRAMES
Of All Dewrlptlona.
THE DltUO AND -MKIIIUI.VK LINK WAS NCTKIt
Better fillwl ) the 1'ricet never louer ) and llall never more
anxloua to aell than now,
Hcmember hla motto is
" NEVER T0 BE TJNDERS0LD."
JAS. R. HALL,
UrUKKl't aud Dookaeller,
All orders hy mall promptly attendcd to.
M. C. CLEVELAND,
Pure Pennsylyauia White Chester Swine,
"Thorough-bred Short Ilorn Cattle,
First Letter Foundry in New England.
Coiimieiiceil ln 1817.
THE BOSTON TYPE FOUNDRY,
ALWAYS NOTKD FOIl ITS
HARO AKO TQtiQM METAILt,
And Its Urge varletles of
Book nnd .Tob Type,
And l.ttely for its unrlvallcd
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Electrotyping in all its Branches
Done In the Hest Manner.
Address onlera a
.IAJIKS A. St. .TOIIIV, ARent.
87 KILDY 8TIIKVT, BOSTON.