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PUBLISHED.WEEKLY.
NO. 41.
. rom the i'esternt Monthy Maga::ine.
MY HOME ON THE HILL.
0! my4tomo, my home is beautiful,
Beneath the chesnut shade;
With the garden of sweet summer flowers
ntl "ister Uluved.
nP,, 'I ate 'o have a richer green,
A deeper gold hath th' e
And stars at eventide.
HIere is my mother's pleasant eye,
And my father's shielding care;
And the friend whose voice in household
love,
Mingles with ours in prayer.
By the casement where in girlish years,
I conned lmy light task o'er,
With my student brother hend I now,
O'er a page of classic lore.
And here dwelt one with silver locks,
lnt he hans passed away!
How fondly was that form leloved,
These blinding tear drops say.
lie held ine oft in his aged arms,
' My head on his kindly breast;
I saw him die when he passed away,
As a child to its cradled rest.
O! my home, my home is beautiful,
With its skies and summer flowers;
And niany are its innocent joys,
And its silent thoughtful hours.
And the merry days of childhood leave,
Fond memories long and warm,
But the gentlest thoughts of my bosom rest
Onl the aged slumberer's form.
Miscelaneous.
From tha Gcnessrr Fanner.
Appr. MOLASS::s. By 'IIRT AND S.::.
-B-rother farmers, will vou listen to tni a
few minutes. while I tell yotr how to provid'
yomrself with a first rate article, and onte of'!
prime necessity. You are probblv in I
*omnething of a 6aste, ibough -1 hopC von
have your potatoesdug and safe in youreel
lar, for there are t'unny things a former has
to do to be ready for winter. ( is jtl,
about election linme also. and every thrmler
should manage so as to be able to drop in
at Ithe poll and give his vote for a good tian
and trie ; bit do not do, as inaty who will
make the privilege of voting anl cxeinse for
spending a whole day at the tavern, imbib
ing, "wet daimnation."'
It' you are it marriedT man, as I hope you
are for tno other one has consistent claim to
the character of a good citizen, von kiow
or if you do not, your wil'e does, ihat it costs
no trifing sum to provide sweetnesm G- -
fimily, while there is io po'sibility of doing
without it ; and experientie hans fally shown
me, that for manly of the purposes of* do
mestic cookery, A pple iIolases is Cir pref
erable to West Ildia, while it is tat tihe same
tine intich clebepr'r.
I imake little cider, my apples are worth
more Ii-d to iy ho--s than for eider ; but I
niake a practice of selecting my best sweet
apples, those that furnish the richest, liev
jest liquor, an aking a cieese l'romn them
using the cider thus obtained for iiaking
apple or quinepreserves, boiling tdown for
mtlhases, and keep two or three barrels for
drink, ultimate conversion into vinegar.
Wlten tew from the p'ess, and befote fer
imetationi commences, that which I intenad
for boiliung is brought to the house, aind
boiled in brass to the pioper consisteite ;
taking care not to buran it, as that gives
tho miolases a dhisagreeabllo flav'our atnd
taking ofl' the scum that rises duriatg the
process. The quantity to be btoikl or aibe
uat-erof barrels or"~,i i'oretit ro make
one of muole"n'e, will depend greatly on the
tintd of apples used, and the richntess of
the new lignor. Fouar. or fiur and n half,
are generally sufl'eient, bitt wheni care is
not tused at mnaking tho selection or' appw
five barrels may someetimes lie necessary;
but let it take imoire or less, enxough tmust be
used to mtake the molasses, when col, as
thick as the best West lIdia. WVhen boil
ed sufficienitjy, it should he tuirnedl into ves
sels to cool, and from them tranisferred to a
newv sweet barrel, put into a cold cellar,
'here it wvould keep without trouble, and
ready for use at all times.
Molasses tmade in this way will he pure,
antd posse~ss a viniOUS or rauthier branidied
flavor, wvhiceh makes it fat' superior to the
Weost India for mince, aploem'r tart pies,
though where the ap~les used( are very sour,
a small qanitity of' utnported molasses may
be advatageouisly utsedh. It is also excel
bent for making heer in the stummer, giving
it a briskness, andt flavotur which cenomo
molasses wvill not; in short, there are but
few uses to wvhieh molasies is applied, in
which it will not lie fountd eqjual or' superior'
to the oatheir. Its cheapntess sho~nuld also be
a dlecided recommttenidation) with the farmer.
The cider fronm which I mrannufacturo my
molasses, is wVorth at the press a dollnr a
bare, and is worth a dollar to reduce it
to molasses, thus mnaking the cost oIf a liar
ret of mnolasscs, allowing~ four and a hal'f
barrels of cider to be used. four dollars and
fifty cents. The price or common molas
ses will average iahout fifty cents a gallon,
or sixteen dollars a hrrel, making a sav
ing to the farner, in the use of' apple mU
lasses of about tell dollars a barrel.
FRANKLINIAN ECONOMY.
Aside from Frnikliin's discoveries in etle&
fricity ain philosophy, a eorrespondent in
the Watshingbon Siun thus speaks of Dr.
Franklin's discoveries in matters of domes
tic economy:
"To no native American is more holno
due than to Dr. Franklin. ile neienee.
patriotism, industry, and morality as well
as his political sagacity, have been anid art
the subjects of general approliation; and, a
cotnmtnn pro,'erty, it is not necessary to di,
late uponl ustemn. A is mis tIvestigaI
spirit of iInquiry, as to whatever new hi i
nund1141 rested un11i01, and tie beneficial resmtltu
of lsim observations, that are now bionght to
tatble an ext"r, dow cultivated to so prohi
tivation to F k' wes itscnl
in 'hiiladelphia heil an imported AIn4,1
whisk im her hmi, and, whilst exaiini
it as a novelty, lhe found a single graiin still
attached to the stalk ; this he planted. and
a large and increasing article of usefulness,.
has been thus perpetuated in the U. States.
A paragraph fromt a northern newspaper
IVN, has a corroborating proofror the vatlte
of tins discovery : "The broom straw spec
Ilat ion hids fitir to run as high iis year as it
did last. A week ago speetlators vere o
fering fifty dollars an acre for the growin -
brush."
'he Yellow. or Golden W17illowv, Vicheb
now floturishes inl most parts of the Union,
was introduced by the same friend to his
country and mankind. In a wicker-work
imported bliasket ofl'red to his view, Dr.
F ranlklin found some or'the twigs were
sproitmg : lie took theil onit and preelnted -
thema to Mr. Norris, of Philadelphia, who
slfcedeld int'rising theml very successfully,
and to a great height.]
Philology.--Tle solid stolids or ti
fa mtly of the Xwmallseall .J. C. CaIhotn, '.
ratic,' and 'cceentric.' WVc cannot, fir the
life of ns, interpret the word, "eeetrie''
as applied by the writing down commit -
tee to the great statesman er tie sout;,
Mny otherwise than as ieanlting tiht inte:
lectuallv he is not like most of tllemselve,
-Olitedl to one idea, arotid witiel l heir
little mitids revolve like asses around a mill
post--but that his mind makes edursions
ind easts new light up1on every siject (i
its attention--and that politically his erecen.
rilyt neats iirorm and conhistent op..
position to coilsolidl atilg cenlralism. As r
nrds tle "'rratic" we suspect that vorld is
noi e used against him by those wlto wotll
X41lt and glorify by the comuparison wvithI
us thotights that wandler-their own ha ppv
itendiness of destitution fromti all idea:I.s
whatever, from which they could possibly
wvander.-Chas. Mer.
From the Nutherrn Arrus.
"fin truth if Mir. Callioun has come out
-n favourof the Message, be is but filllow
ig otlT the principles which his party in
ionthl CIrolina' have always profes:ed."
Columbus Dem.
Hlere is4 an admliksiljn en -:-aw
m... n, l aine! attenton1 of every onve.
What is the inre of it? Nothinig mieores
>r less than that Mr. Van Biuren ha"ts pro
Iulated in his message the very doctrine4
vhich Nullifiers "have always profe!esed,"*
loetrines which the Deiocrlat has alwavs
)ppose(, and doc'etritnes which we have ail
ways supported. We are glad the lh
ilrat is begiig to agree With the Nulliti.
rs, nidl we greet it ott at last (iseoveri'
the tritiit of our doctrines. We take con
siderallie credit to our selves for this con
Version, for we believe onrartiele in th
Argus of the 'Jith of Atugust last tetded
in It great niastre to opei its ey*es to the
truth. The nullifyinig Democrt and the
1nul1ifing" .rgts ivll now jog on chel:
"hy jmel.
Titi: TniUrn iN A NLir-SInr..---Wo
We havt e noit seen the trim positioe of' Sr.
Calhonun at present nsaure strikfiigly defitted
thant i o tollowing extraict fromt the Mu
bile Examiner:
"~~Te stanid which Mr. Calhoun has tatketn
suirprises bot h pa rties, and occasionsIi iinn
merahlo speenlationis ats to the cause antd
consLieees. People donii't unde(Irstanid
Mir. Ca.ilhonn-he is too honest fo~r thiem-.
he acts accotditng to the dietates of reasotn,
htis is so at wair with partty phuilosopihy
its o heo --. - .ulrce of mysv~tery and wotn,
Rioyael Jpsetl.-The ytounotg Queen of
Englbmd seems litkely to lie smothered with
pireseints. VTe papers havei' already recorded
sundi~ry donations to her majesty, sneh ats
atn olive tree fronm Smyrna, a p)ortfolii',
frotm Mr. Forreses dresser, &C. &.; and11
nowv wo learn front the Boston Mercatntilo
.ottrnal, that E. C. [Delavani, Esq thie well
kntown perseveritng frienid andit advocate of
temiperance, bas it itt contemptmitn to he
stow upont her majesty a copy of Mr. Luit-.
its M. Sargent's Temtperan'e Tlales, itn fome
volumes, splentdidly botund~t itt emblossed -
Tuarkisha mor~iocco. Theli girt wotanh ihave
beent tmore aipproplriate, if mtade to somne of
her matjesty's nlucles.-N. York Commecrcieul
Avruiser.
A rich desert service for' tho newquweit of
Englandl of Porcelain hats beeni exehbited
int E"nglande. It lhas taken five years to
complete it, ntud cost three thoutsand giin
ens. It cotnsists otf 200t pieces, viz. ii ele
vated vases. baskets &v. andI J3 doz. plates,

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