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AT THE OFFICE OF
THE JEFF JGSiisOiVS AST.
Son? of the Sabbat
BY JULIA DAY.
The Sabbath Day the gracious day!
Bringing the gifts of peace,
Chasing life's rudest cares away,
Letting tired labor cease;
Breaking the sunshine on the earth,
Bidding vain shadows lloe,
Calling for praise and sinless mirth,
Making the bondman free.
The Sabbath Day the priceless boon !
Let not the sordid deem
It yields no gain, it comes too scon,
It is of light esteem!
Let not the bigot .sternly say
His temple claims it all;
Who shall imprison Mercy's ray
Within that narrow wall?
The Sabbath Day the separate!
For which with yearning sighs.
The wearied workers patient wait.
And joy lo sec it rise:
The aching head, the o'erlasked brain,
Alike may find repose,
And gather strength to toil again,
i And strength lo conquer woes.
The Sabbath Da) the gift divine
That, whatso'cr our creed,
Supplies with beunteousness benign
Leisure for every need;
For prayer, for praise, for soothing rest,
For thought of boundless scope,
For heed of Charity's behest,
For love, for joy, for hope.
The Sabbath Day the buckler strong
That guards the poor and meek,
Shielding the desolate from wrong,
Leaving the tyrant weak.
The Sabbath Day O prize it well,
Its wisdom learn to scan:
Alike in temple, field, or cell,
"The Sabbath made rou man."
Getting the wrong pig by the ear.
The late wealthy Alderman Wetherill,
of Philadelphia, was very slovenly in his ! is injurious to wash the eyes by dipping . I1CY ?ouc: a"u V'L Lai ul
, j . J J 1. . . . . . ji 01 and have our servants, and eat of all the
dress, and got into some queer ecrapes , the face in a basin and opening the eyes Iuxuries in the mari:ct. Turkeys and,
inconsequence. One of these mishaps . in the water, and recommends cold tea plum-puddings will make our daily din
occurred not long before his death, on a ! or milk and water, for bathing the eyes ners, instead of soup and mutton broth,
certain railroad. The conductor obj-erv-
ing a very dirty looking little specimen
of humanity, sitting in Ko. 1, alongside of ;
two richly dressed young ladies, idok oc-
casion to accost him 'What are you do- '
Co'm'e out cf this it is no
place for you No. 2 is your place,' lead
ing the objectionoble passenger from the
cars. Shortly after, the conductor came
along 'Tickets Ladies, tickets,' address
ing those whom he had so kindly relieved
of their disagreeable companion, who re
plied, 'Our father pays for us.3 Who is ;
your father,' asked the ticket agent. i
'The man you just led out of the car,' re-
rdicd the daughters of 'John Price Weth- ;
crill.' The feelings of the conductor may !
A clergyman was rebuked by a broth- i
cr of the same cloth, a few days ago for
smoking. The culprit replied that became which thy thrilling eloquence liath,"
, t i - , . I i ji i mm ft. Tit c
Tisp.d the wned in modnrnf nn. "Wl,of rln ' enkindled. Ihou SO ft moonlight of Sen-1
used the weed in moderation. "What do
you call moderation?' asked the other.
"One cigar at a time," replied the offen-'
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Mr. Smith, don't you think Mr. Dusen-
dorf is a young man of parts? j
Decidedly so Miss Brown he is part
T,.,,-kQi,ii n,i fni i
uuiuuDuuii, iiui i niiaii; txiiu uui u ivuii
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in the rear of the ladies. Shadows should
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piewue, uut loiiow mo tun.
Settling a Case of Conscience,
ary in tho South Sea Islands had occa-!
W fc- -
,0 rebuke .1 nnti for the. sin
of polygamy. He left the missionary ap- '
parently in great grief. After a day or '
iwo he returned his faceradient with joy.
Me all right, now. One wife. Me very
'What did you da with the other?5 asked
' Me eat her up!'
An elderly lady died almost instantly !
a;few days since, at Palmyra, Mb'., from :
the sting xf a hornet, inllioted on the 1
i n i wH-',rTTr'f'"r"Twii-tfniii"ri,njlwnLi u. tttmwiiiiui
PrcsrrraUou of (he Eyes.
Tlierc is an old tradition that the eyes
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j :n ftifl n(T llv lMl:nir
"e "J o - u a considered a great blessing what most
, frcnncntlv with Hip fino-pr in i linviirrmf il i i i l
, lll-4ul-ulV " 1111 U,L ""g" m a nouzoniai enterprising people would crave and slow-
I direction. About three years ago there 'moulded ones would not shrink from rc-
I was considerable excitement in New York ' ceiving.
i hv rSnnS nrofiin f ,nm rrn.i-nocl Mr- Athol went to bed a poor man.and
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of vision, yea, even restoring faded sight,
manipulating the eye-balls. j he iNcw;
York "Scalpel" treats such pretensions
as delusive, and asserts that such treat-
, ... , . r . ,
mcnt as mechanical manipulation, for the
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13 '"j""""- tuua(ingai agrcecble intercourse with neigh-
some cases where great injury resulted bors in the same block under simular
to those who submitted to rubbing of the circumstances. With a free and easy
eyes for the cure of faded shrht. and in-iIlcart evcl7 Saturday night Athol set-
J O .1 .1 , 1 . 1 1 1 T 1111-
stances the case of a man
sight forever by some one-
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who lost his
I who thoughtlessly came behind him and, health should be continued to him. To
j closed his eyes firmly with his hands, call- j be sure, riches in the prospective looked
i ing upon him to guess who it was a not!invit.inS to this rtl,y uPle: t"y used
' . ,, , ito wish for them to enable them to hiffh-
uncominou custom among uioujiuiiess
young people. The eye is so very tender
j is such a fine piece of mechanism, that it able them to bestow a pittance upon
must bo handled and treated with great their aged parent?; but they never covct
' enre nrl frnntlenfiss. Mnnv Womn Wfd Insurious fare, showy dress, or a
. , ,. isplendid equipage; perhaps, because they
sighted at an early age, constitutionals if n n i n
- wcrc so unattainable they left no room
or by sickness, or by imposing too much for wj5bcs.
labor upon those wonderful organs. In ; But we said John Athol awoke one
health the eyes will under go much fatigue : morning and found himself a rich man.
but they are as capable of bein- over-; I3cinS descended of English parents, it
. , , ,r , (appeared by an advertisement m the e-
taxed, as the arms, or the limbs. Much 1 J u t. t. i t
5 ' i veiling paper 'that the heirs ot Teter
reading or writing, by artificial light, is Athol couid learn something greatly to
very trying to the eyes, especially if the their advantage by calling upom Smith
light is unsteady, too brilliant, or too '& Co.' That intelligence was neither
weak. A good full light, shaded with a m0,re n?r f 3 than thlt f uncle' a
, , . , , , , rich, miserly man, who had never mar
light blue globe, is the best to read or y.' had diedj and left a will,
write with during evening hours. Upon ; bequeathing to sundry unknown relatives
no consideration should a man read more in America, the heirs of his brother Peter,
than four hours at once, by artificial light, 'the whole of his estate, after defraying
and he should give his eyes ten minutes ' Ilis. func,;a.1 ePenses d fiS an an"
, . , , , x , lt . . ;nuity to his trusty servant, Jude.
rest after he has read two hours; this is , ,b(J cgtate CQ- ld nofc be exacty ap.
the experience we have gathered from j praised it was thought it could not fall
not a few persons. Those who are bless- short of as many English pounds as in
ed with strong eyes should not over-tax our currency would amount to two hun-
,i i i i i t i - 'tired thousand dollars; and John Athol,
them as many zealous studeuts do. by too . , lu.uu-u .
J 7 J i n lfihnvinnr mnn Wfl5 f hp Otl V IlOir IO 9
1UUU1I 11 11111 1 SlUUJ j Ui its SUIUU UlUlCilUUU
do, by too much night writing. There
are iustanccs on record of a sudden loss
a. i.i ..j.. i
of siht bystron" men. who had read and isketcher. The postman handed honest
" i i r i .' p - John the letter just as he awoke at early '
written by lamp-light, as if their eyes " 1T. , , . n t
J 1 c 5 J dawn. His behaviour was not unlike the
never would fail, and their vision never ; wild esceS3 of joy which a unatic T0Uid
lose its power. The celebrated Euler 1 manifest on some special breaking out of
lost his eye sight by an imprudent night's ' sunshine in his heart. lie read the letter
study, in some of his mathematical calcu-i st to his wife; her exclamation was
, .- m, -i c , ! characteristic of such a woman :
lations. The smoke of lamps i very. hhal, not)Q obligcd tQ
hurtful to the eyes, hence a good circula-1 work any morej and can dress ourselves
of air is as necessary for the eyes as for ; as well as the best of 'em.' .
the lungs. The "Scalpel" sserts that it! 'Yes,5 said John : 'and we can have a
1 ; til : :c i:u
in reference to water itself. A very
week solution of the salphate or zinc is
excellent for blood-shot or surface-in
flamed eye?; we have never known it to ,
fail in effecting a cure in a few days.
A California Lore Lett
Every thing is done on a magnificent
scale in the Golden State. Even love
making is a collossal businesss. Witness
the following effusion, which we quote
! O '
frora that amPle repository of everything
ricl)' rore aud veritable, the N. Y. Spirit
of the Times-
auiornia, can iose3 iuay a, icoo
Zost Transccndanl and
Miss I would that niy pen were dipped
in the dies of the rainbow, plucked from
tue winS of an anSel that I might expect
to Paint tnc urning brightness of that
voice is as gentle as the first stiring of an whole company of the neighbors were
infant's dream, as melodious in mine ears standing without to welcome and con-
as the braying of a mule thy step as light gratulato honest John upon his good for-
" . - , - . n , . e i.tunc. Not a few, however, hinted tliat
as the sylvan-footed zephcr that fanned d ddon rige'in the world
with the wing of perfume the gable end of would noL turn tjiejr heads,' and an old
luc new-born paradise. Thy eyes are! father in the neighborhood suggested 'it
brilliants stolen from the seranhsthv' was always well to ask the Lord's bless-
lips are vivid as rosebuds, moistened with ,
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me uews 01 nueciion my woras are as i
drops 0f amber thy teeth are like snow
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sci jU a verbena bed. Uli! sweet spirit ot,
camphor! double distilled essence of
i;thev came, had never been mentioned by
fcauLtJ 01 -""Si -i'
. ., 1 1 ,
i ..... 1 I. . 1. a iiiiHAvtmillr mfcim .
of mJ fanc tlSPr of innocence, butter of
perfection, logwood of melody-thou art
d of y waIiing visions, and the
Santa Oruz of my recollections. Thou
art as harmless as a leopard, or a greased and not study. All seemed to have wishes
streak of lightning churned to cotisisten-' very different from their former ones.
cy in the milky who)'. Thou art as The news ran like telegraphic despatches,
innocent as a tiger, handsome as an that John Athol was a millionaire; gath
elephant, melodious as a lion. Oh! onion ering growing a sum in tho mouth of each
of my soul, pickled pumpkins of my af-
feotions, preserved crabs of the garden of
Smith's Island, where desperate lovo '
dwell?, I am jour?,
STROUBSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA, SEPTEMBER
F,;?n l,,t; vu ;y r"ion-
tflBBENLY R I C Ih
Hi MRS. E. WrJliliMON u .
lo become suddenly rich, is generally
: awoke the next morning- worth some two
hundred tIlousand dolfa , jjcforo the
accession of wealth, he was a toiling man
for a dependent family; yet he always
acquired sufficient by his industry, to i
Keep CUliaren in "OOU COlHlltlOD. BllU HIS
, . . .
wire a light-hearted woman; besides hav-
,neu wun tue worut anu squared an nis
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j accounts so he went to church with the
feeling of independence as lonjr as his
' i i . , -n j i c- i Ti
jly educate their children; lo befriend the
poor widow in tllc ncsfc block, and to en-
this property !
..w...a , j
The curious sensations which this event '
awakened, was worthy of a graphic
and cheap vegetables. Ana uiacsiues,
i we can uavei an u-.ui mis uiiu. iiun
i i n a!.- ,,. ,i iTaii,
kind it was in Uncle Peter thus to re- ,
member us; we must pay our respects to (
carry us abro:i
ace, and this, of course, will
carry us aoroaa. i3ut ua wuku uiu
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children and tell them of our good luck.'
Peter, Nancy, Susy and Tommy were -all
old enough to know what money could ,
do for them, and such a merry house- .
hold as the news created was never be
fore in John Athol's premises. Every
one of them immediately proceeded to tell
what they could now purchase, and how
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nappy it wouiu mane uiuiu.
'Now,' said Susy, 'we must not associ
ate with the poor people around us; hav
ing wealth, gives us a new standing in
society, and when we move, we will be
stow some little presents upon the poor
about us, just to keep them in good favor,
and then we will leave them forever.'
'That's a lucky thought,' replied the
mother; 'but would it not bc best to con-
ceal for the present our great wealth, un
e cau get bum --"" '
They all thought so, and agreed
.? ' &
I I'doii ilio rtmif.m nlose.
'Miere ,vas a heavy rap at the door.
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that we bc not led astray by the !
snares thus thrown in our way.' Jlonest
T 1 ,1 i 1 i :,, i,f wn fnv fnrnf tn
John thanked him, but we lear lorgot to
r im tiip oi,inn
put up ine ptuuon.
Our friends will notice that what tins
worthy couple coveted riches for before
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. -.lunation of their
UllilU WAJUWWa -
children, helninff the poor, and giving a
lift to the agcd parents. Susy, to be sure,
had spoken of having a music masler,and
common; and Peter said he should like
to go through college if he could do so
one who heralded it. I he vthol family
were nearly insane.
Never were people before in such a
dilemma! They began to be far more
unhappy than ever before, and when the
steamer brought a remittance of several
thousands in specie, it was on the whole,
the most disquieted day the family had
ever known. Stepping cut from daily ,
employment and looking upon such a
store of uncounted gold, and then feeling !
such a restless desire to appropriate it in 1
such a manner as to make themselves '
happy; was anything but agreeable to '
lookers-on. Singular as it may appear,
they began to be selfish in the ver- be- 1
ginning; or rather they were so contracted
they had no regard to supply anybody's
wants but their own, and herein lay the .
secret of feeling such disquietude. In
deed, so entirely had the family immured
themselves in consultations at home, that '
they were not regretted as they might
have been, when they removed from their !
cheap, small tenement, to the granite
house upon the hill. Once, however, 1
fairly settled in great splendor in their
new abode, the name of Athol glittering '
showily upon the door, inquiries were at
once commenced among the neighbors as j
to who occupied the dwelling, and being
told how they had suddenly risen from
dail' labor to be 'somebody,' the wealthy
old aristocrats' children, if not their sires, .
turned up their noses and laid a veto up- j
on their acquaintance. ;
The first winter, therefore, was passed
in most 'inglorious ease.' John Athol
dressed in broadcloth and had nothing
to do, and more than all, he had no as
sociates for his former companions in
toil he foolishly supposed would interfere
with his dignity, by coming too closely in
contact with him; and to most of the old
citizens, John had an ungainly appear
ance which broadcloth could not hide.
His wife too, was never so unhappy be
fore. She kept a great supply of servants
and erroneously concluded she could be
thus relieved from all labor herself. In
a very short time, however, she heard
disagreement among the servants, and
saw waste and destruction in larder,
kitchen and cellar; and sometimes forget
ting her wealth, she plunged into domes
tic matters as formerly, and somehow she
confessed she felt much better than with
her hands folded in the drawing-rooms.
She supposed it was natural to her to
work, but new she hid her labors from
observation, lest it should not bc credita
ble to her station.
ut the children much more readily
fell into the new mode of living. They
soon learned what it was to be 'fashion
able ' but it evidently did not agree with
their constitutions. They grew puny,
wasp-waisted, and dependent. The boys
were in a fair way to bc ruined 1 They
aped the complete dandy wore patent
leather boots or French calf-skins, car
ried walking sticks with gold heads, wore
broad-brimmed hats and fashionable
neck -ties; and more than all, rose late in
in the morning, because they were out so
!ate at nights. Evidently John Athol's
family were depreciating, and before long
he became aware of the fact, that money,
invested in mere luxuries, dwarfed the
better part of human nature.
Still there came continual remittances,
and Mr. Athol was now forced to consult
with a broker as to investing it. He
bought stocks in newly formed companies,
in the expentancy of doubling his proper
ty but his schemes did not all work as
he promised himself; still there was a
large margin wherein he could speculate.
It looked to John Athol like prairie grass
to a northerner, when he has just left a
stinted, half crop at home, let gradu
ally the money seemed to elude his grasp,
and he soon found it was quite as much
a task to learn to keep it as to earn it,
and far more unsatisfactory. The chil
dren grew clamorous they grew dys
peptic, too, from want of exercise, and
they grew impatient and unhappy from
want of employment. The girls were in
no fair way to keep their present position,
for one was flirting with a profligate dan
dy, and the other was engaged lo one
who lived on ice creams and drank sar
saparilla bitters, if nothing s trongor
and he had a character corresponding to
John Athol and his wife began to bc
alarmed about their children, more than
themselves. They therefore concluded to
break up the city establishment in the
spring,and begin a new life. They con
cluded upon a trip across the water, and
all the family embarked for Europe. On
the passage there was a clergyman with
whom they formed a decided intimacy.
.John told him all his former history.
They had serious conversations by moon
light upon the deck of the vessel, and
the rich man seemed troubled in irind.
Sometimes he seemed to bc impressed
that he was not making a right use of his
property, and he began to bo afraid to
give an account of his stewardship. No
ear could rise up and plead for him; no
eye could say they had been blessed hy
him, no widhw's heart ever sang for joy
because he remembered her 'low estate.'
He told his wife of hU wretched misgiv
ings. She tried to comfort him, yet her
self felt condemned. The children only
laughed at their superstitious fears.
There came a heavy storm upon them
during their passage. The Captain looked
out fearfully, and the pilot felt dismayed
the passengers were terrorstricken, and
John Athol quivered like an aepen leaf
and begged the clergyman to pray for
him. Money at this time seemed of little
consequence; all they coveted, was the
enduring riches of an inheritance above.
John made most solemn promises if
his life should bc spared; indeed, all his f
family seemed impressed while the dang
er impended; but when the storm ceased,
the children forgot their resolutions and
frolicked as before; not so did their pa
rents. They -were at length safely landed in
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England, and there John Athol engaged
w , ' . , . , . 0 0
mencecl an industrious career, taking his f , 1 - e
. , .. . ' .. or their teachers and the supmencss of
two boys under his immediate supervision, 1 -,- n- t 1 j
t ,r . , ,1 ' ; their directors. We are also warranted
and allowing them only what was neces- , c ,t . -r t 1
r c .11 in the belief, that if our teachers wcro
sary lor a respectable appearance, and.i "Wr-r n n it
i ? A L i-i' better qualified than they generally are,
obliging them to work for that. At first. 1 Vl fc 1 u
,1 ? , i i 1 x t ,.'lana more liberally remunerated, they
they reluctantly acceded, but finding lit-- . U1 J , . Vv
i"l- 1 i 11 Ii would become more elevated 111 public 0-
tlc enjoyment in complete idleness, theyi i iT . A, - 1 - . i
e "Li n V J Pinion; and that the profession, instead
soon were happy m their new occupations. 1 - i v in 1 1 t.
,t , V 1 i uui' " 0f being rather disreputable, would bo
iurs. Athol attempted an amendment 11 e i 1
. , 1 , , , 1 looked upon as one of the most honorable
in the young ladies, and so far succeeded I it r i tt n l
. J , 0 ', r , t callmg3 of our da 0 are aware that
as to make them cheerfully surrender I - ? , 1 i j 4mi j
x J . 1 prejudices have existed, and still do exist
their loolish engagements; and, as in 1 , . T e n o 1 1
-p, , , . , 0 . ' ' , ! againtst the teachers of Common Schools:
Lnglanu, air and exercise are deemed soi.ic4 1 , j- 1 a
. iT , , . , but have not these preiudices chiefly a-
csscntial to strength ot body and mind ' r 7 r7 . . . CJ
- . 0 , , , .J , , , ,' risen from the dependent state of the
they all fell into such 'fashionable andj. , , , . 1 . . . . . c
healthful habit and b Mo d j'eacncr "IS humble origin, his want of ca
, , 1 1 i',,' S c .(,cSiecs pacitv, or hi? deficiency, of acquirements?
they all learned the luxury of doing good 1 tvx- , c i - - uti.
..r -it 1 ,t i ?if 1 I his syblcm of education, on which tho
with their abundance; and the delightful 1 , - . . i i c iu
i , , . , . , . ' . . o moral and intellectual soundness of the
letters just received in America, represent . 17 , , . . .
r . . 1 1. ri country so essentially depends, 13 m a
them in the most vigorous exercise of' , J , v.. J -,, 1 . -' e
r v , , , I deplorable condition. Except in some ot
their powers, fully convinced that to 'be-!.i 1 , i r -
1 , , '-,, J, , n . r , , ; tho towns and a lew country places,
come rich' without a ballast of character ! 1 1 r c 1 1 cL
proportionate to their weight, is alwaj-s
more likely to prove a snare, than a bless
of them, cn account of their incapacity,
The commerce of Oporto is the subject , are unqualified alike to govern aVcl in
of an article in Hunt's Merchants Maga- struct, to set example and command rc
zine for September, in which some inter-jspect. In truth, they are disqualified for
teresting items of information are given everything couuectcd with education, be
respecting the manufacture and exporta-; cause they are almost wholly uneducated
tion of Port wine. We arc told that j themselves. They are generally too ig
'Thc yearly exportations to the differ-' norant or feeble-minded to be engaged in
cut ports of Europe, Brazils and North ; business in which intellect and" lfnowl
Amcrica average 30,000 pipes, at least j edge are requisite, therefore they become
25,000 of which are shipped to England ' schoo7 111 asters, and teach their scholars
Vitli the United States tbey j bad English, bad manners, and too often
exchange their wines (the average is 3,- bad morals. We do not aver this to be
000 pipes a year, mostly of the second the case with all, but it is true of a great
quality) for slaves, masts, rice, whale- number of those with whom we are ac
bone, cotton, and naval stores; but the"' quainted. We know teachers who can
transactions between the two countries not teach the five fundamental rules in
are almost insignificant. The j Arithmetic without a key. There are
wine, which is the principal resource of j hundreds who have not the least idea of
Oporto and the resounding districts, is 1 the number of elementary sounds in the
made in a certain part of the country, English language, and ft is doubtful if
placed on the right bank of the Douro,jthey all know the number of graphic char
from between ten to twenty leagues dis-1 actors of which its alphabet is composed,
tant frora the city. The principal entre- unless they have a book to count them
port is a small town called Allegoa, from from.
which all the wines are sent in small flat- The only remedy that we, at this time,
boats down to Oporto and Yillanova. j propose for the above evils, is, that the
The Doura wine in its primitive state is , board of schor-1 examiners, in order to'
not fit for shipment. In the wine lodges j prevent the public from being so grossly
of Yillanova it always undergoes a pro- J imposed upon, adopt a more thorough
cess of purilication with the white of eggs, j course of investigation into the qualifica
and of strengthening, through the addi-! tions of those who nrcsenf. tliamsplvps fnr
tion of strong white brandy and of some
old wine. By the repeated turning,
shaking and mixing of tho liquid, the
wine is brought to that perfection which
makes the port wine so acceptable and
celebrated in all foreign countries. What
is known in America as pi' re juice, is cal
led in Portugal gn-opiga, and it is gener-
ally used to give strength aud an agree
able flavor to wines, cither naturally too
pure, or having lost by age part of their
power. It is the firc-t juice of the grape
put to boil until it is reduced to two-thirds
of its volume, when one third of first-rate
brandy is added to it, which gives to the
stuff a high grade. In many instances
sugar also is added, and the juice of the examiners, teachers arc prepared to prac
clder berry, which, by its deep color, ! ticc any amount of fraud upon an un
rrJrot; tlio stnfF !in nrninnranfln nf .1 sfrnnrr-
t" ' 1 1 3
Four Good Habits.
There were four good habits a wise and
good man earnestly recommended in his
own example and which he considered
essentially necessary for the management
of tcmporial concerns; those are Punctu
ality, Accuracy, Steadiness and Dispatch.
Without the first of these, time is wasted
without the second, mistakes tho most
heartful fo our own credit and interest
and that of others may becommitted; with
out the third, nothing can bc well done;
and without the fourth, opportunities of'
great advantages are lost which it is im -
possible to recall.
A Remarkable Water Drinkera
The Boston Medical Journal has an ac
count of a man who is supposed lo be the
greatest drinker among men in America,
if not in the world, lie is Irving in ex
cellent health, at the age of 53 years, and
is in a a state of perpetual thirst. The!,!ieal,liesVailltLver'lhin hat woul11 ofruud
. ,. , , , -1 . ,r T 1TT , , It-he ear of deaencv, from the result of somo
individual alluded to is Mr. Jas. Webb, I twenty years successful practice, exclusive
of Pairhaven, Massachusetts. Under ! ly devoted m the cure of diseases of a deli
evcry aspect in which the case may bc ca5e or private nature,
examined it is remarkable, and perhaps which is added, receipts for the above
unparalleled in the annals of physiology (Hseascs- a,,d a ifeatie on the causes, symp-
In early infancy the quantity of water ho Jom8t8'n,f! r,m! lhe f ever a"'".A'gue, lor
J , J 1 l. , twenty five cents a copv; six copies one dl-
consumcd was so large as to astonish ian will be forwarded to any part of the U
thoso who witnessed it. A development nited States, hy mail, free of postage. AtN
in size and weight of the body required a" 'dress, postage paid, "Box, IOg Vosi Office,
corresponding increase in tho quantity of! or t,ie Author, 3d North Seventh Street IMiir-
hi3 aquatic potations. Under ordinary 1 "(JcIpl,!a: ,
circumstances three gallons of water is pADJ?l) T-TANrJTNfr
rather a short daily allowance for him, 21 ?r t
and it would be impossible, it seems, for ' Kj' iirassc,
him to live through the night with less "R RSPIXTFULLV announces to the cit-
ji -mi wit 11 l Jo. VL zeus of Sirotidsbuig and the surround-
than a pail full With this immense Hingcoun
mount of water daily poured into the sto-'bllbsjne,s .j may be found at his establish,
mach, he has been in good health. iem ,, Elizabeth street. All orders for Pa-
. ner Hanging wul be punctually attended to.
Dr. Pom, of Wiesbaden, confirms the antl exel&f " ,lie be1 slyle' uPon lhe mo-st
, , iii i - . reasonable terms. ,
statement made by several German prae- N .viNr)OW SASH; painted, arid
titionors, of the rapid curative agency !pia2ed, of all sizes, constantly on hand and
which attends the internal use of carbon-1 for sale at the above establishment.
ate of magnesia in cases of warts.
F.om the Ohio Journal of Education.
Common Schools and School
That there ought to be some improve
ment made upon our present system of
Common Schools, as it exists in the coun-
! lO generally, there can bo no doubt
hi , e i ., : i , n
(inanyot them arc in lamentable circ
luiiuiiuid ui voinuioii otiiooia are an unuu
for their vocation as a Hottentot is to
teach Theology. Their want of knowl
edge, of self-respect, and manners, can
i.n.. i 1 x
examination. The examinations under
the old law were in many cases cntireiy
useless, and nearly rendered the law
which was intended to protect the people
from imposition a perfect farce. Tho
law requires that the teacher shall be
qualified to instruct his pupils in certain
branches, and when the Legislature made
use ot the word qualified, they intended
that it should mean, fitted by attainments
or endowments. The attainments of
some of our teachers are wonderful in
deed 1 The examiners certify that thev
have diligently examined the candidate,
1 and find him qualified to teach, etc. Now,
1 with such a certificate as this from the
suspecting people, who should be war
ranted in presuming that the individual
presenting such certificate is competent to
The public arc beginning to wake up
on these matters. Many of our new ex
aminers arc making thorough work of it.
Their examinations are critical and se
vere; none get certificates as a personal
favor; and if they continue to pursue the
same independent course, our Common
Schools will be renovated, and impostors'
banished from our school houses.
irving 1 ijeacom.
Jeitersx Co., Ohio.
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