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REV. CHARLES A. RAYMOND,
T lE 'Sectnd Session will commence on the
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.129- tf . 2
THE FELON'S SON.
Towards the end of the last century, a
your.g man arrived at Marseilles, on com
mercial afflairs; he took up his abode at
an inn, where he had been about three
weeks, when he received a letter one-eve
ning, which oblighed him to call imme
diately on one of the principal merchants
of the town. The merchant was out,
and, as his wife said that he wvas most
probabl'y at the theatre, George (so our
hero called himself) went thither to seek
him. He entered the pit, and looked
round in vain for the person he wanted;
but as it was early lie thought that the
merchant might still come, and he sat
down to wait for him.
In a Iev minutes, George heard the
words " turn him out! turn him out !"
uttered with great vehemence; and look
iung round to see to whom they were ad
d-essed, he perceived they were intended
for a youth of sickly appearance and very
mild countenance, who sat near him.
" How is this ?" cried George, turning
to the person who sat next him, " what
has the boy done to be treated in such a
'lie person to whom lie qmoke was a
man about fifty.
" Do you know him ?" said he coldly.
"No-1 never saw him before."
" Well, then take a friends advice, and
don't meddle in the mLtter. The boy's
name is Tinville: he is a grundson of that
monster, Fouquet Tinville."
At these words, George recoiled with
horror in his countenance.
My good sir," said his neighbor, "I
see that you agree with te, that there are
names which always make honest people
George heaved a deep sigh.
"And yet," said he, after a moment's
pause, "If the boy himself has done no
thing had, I don't think it just or generous
to insult him: he is already unfortunate
The noise had been suspended for an
instant-but,jast as our hero uttered these
words, the rioters re-commenced their
cries. The lad feigned notto pefeit
that he was the object of them; but his
alarm was visible in his countenance. En
douraged by his timidity, one of the ag
gressors began to pull his coat, and an
other took him by the collar. George
" Stop a moment," said his neighbor,
catching hold of him ; " don't you see
they are ten to one ?"
" Let theni be twenty to two, then,"
cried lie iidignianitly " I will never stand
by tamely and see a helpiless boy ill-used."
Breaking from the grasp of his pru
dent neighbnor, he sprung lightly over the
benches, and threw himself between the
youth and his assailants-derling at the
sanme tine, some knock-down blows to the
right and left, and crying out, " Cowards!
-you call yourselves Frenchien-and
you are not ashamed to fall, ten of you,
upon one poor defenceless lad !"
The aggressors were young men, mopt
ly iii a state of intoxication, yet not so
far gone as to be insensible of shame.
"Ile says the truth," cried one.
"He is in the right," said another.
By degrees the gr-oup disappeared:
those whno had received the blows, skulked
away, and said nothiinig; the others ex
e usedl themselves; amid, in a fewv minutes,
tranquility was restored. George took
the youth by the arma, led him out of the
theatre, and making a sign to a hackney
coach-nman hurried away, without reply
ing~ to Tinville's thanks, and entreaties to
know his name.
Three days afterwards, as lie was pass
iiig thirough one of thme principal streets,
lie felt himself seized by the skir-t of his
coat and, looking round to see by whom,
lie perceived that he was th gentleman
whom lie had sat next to at the theatre.
"lecaven be praised ! I have found you
at last," cried he; " truly, you have led
me into a fine scrape."
"I sir-impihossible !"
"No, no, it is possible enough. You
must knowv that I hav-e a broilier, one of
thne principanl bankers of Marseilles: every
body13 speaks wvell of him but myself; and
I say he is a crack-brained enthusiast.
Why, sir, you have only to relate to him a
trait of courage or generosity, and he is
ready to worship the hero of it. I told
him the other night of the mad trick you
had pilayedi, and he flew into a i-age with
me because I did not seize and drag you
to his house vi et armis. I should not
have car-ed so for him had not my good
sister-in-law and pretty neico joined his
party. In short, they turned me out, with
order-s not to come again without bringing
y-ou in my hand. 1 have hunted for you
ever sinice in vain; but now I have luckihly
founrd you, you will not refuse to return
with me to dinner."
George would have excused himsel.
"lHe had only come," lie said, " for a
short time, on busiiness, which was near-ly
fiihed ; lie was about to deparit, and he
had not a moment for any thing but busi
"Even if you go to-morrow, you must
dine somewhere to-day-and wvhy not as
wvell at my brother's as at the inn ?"
With these words he put his hand under
thm youn man's arim. and drewv him alonrg.
heedless of all excuses.
It has been said that a good face is the
best letter of recommendation; and no
one ever had a better than George. The
banker and his family were charmed with
him, and each praised him in their way.
Mr. Stendhal admired his open counte
nance; his wife the modest propriety of
his manners; her mother, who was very
old and rather deaf, the good natured and
respectful way in which ho answered
several questions which she put to hin.
The daughter a blooming girl of sixteen,
said nothing, but perhaps the look of
pleasure with which she listened to the
praises bestowed by the rest of the family,
was not the least eloquent part of the
l the course of the evening, Mr. Stend.
hal learned that his guest's name was
George, that he was an orphan, and that
he would leave Marseilles in five or six
days. He mentioned also the names of
some of the merchants with whom he had
done business; and one of them happen.
ing to be a particular friend of Stendhal s
the good banker went to him the next day,
to make irquiries respecting his new ac
"All I know of him," said the mer
chant, " is that he comes from an old
correspondent of mine, who has recoi
mended him very stiongly to me. He
has transacted busineses for the gentleman
with several others besides mysef, and lie
is generally regarded as a clever and in
telligent young man. My friend lament
ed in his letter, that he had not the power
to ofr him a permanent situation, and
he h:: :ied me to look out for one for
him-but I have not met with any thing
likely to suit."
This was enough for Stendhal, who
was a sort of benevolent Quixotte in his
way. He wished to serve George; but
with the delicacy of true generosity, he
desired that the young man should feel
himself the obliger, rather than the ob
liged. He. told him that he wanted a
c!crk; George fell into the innocent snare
laid for him; he offered himself, and was
Mr. Stvndhal was well satisfied with
the abilities of his new clerk, and not less
.0 wihjiaconduet:ahmy ting thatJ
he wisht d was, to see in the young maim
more of the gaiety natural to his time of
life, but he was constantly serious, and
even sad, notwithstanding that his temper
was so sweet, and his manners so mild
and umiable, that he was a favorite withe
the whole family.
Two years passed away and at the
end of that time, George had become,
what Mlr. Stendhal emphatically called
his right hand; he releived the good
banker from a great part of the fatigue
which he had till then taken upon him
self; and while he had never relaxed, in
the slightest degree, his attention to busi
ness, he found time to render himself as
agreeable and useful to the female part
of the fanily, as to the master of it.
He was Leocadie's language master to
the great satisfaction of Mrs. Stendhal,
who had no longer any reason to reproach
the dear girl with that disinclination to
study, which had been her only fauilt.
But what perhaps drew the hearts of
both mother and daughter still more
strongly towards him was, his unwearied
attenttin to thme good grandmother, who
was alike beloved and venerated by the
All at once Stendhal perceived that
his wife appeared unusnally serious and
abstracted. It was evident that she had
something on her mind ; but what could
that something be, whih she concealed
from her husband, with whom, till then
she had no reserve. A fter puzzling his
bramins for a little time with conjectnres,
the banker tookc what he considered to
be the only right wvay in these cases-lie
determined to come to the point at once.
"'1Till now," said he, " we have been
happy: it is evident that you have ceased
to be so : tell me the cause of your un
easiness-and if it is my powver to banish
it, regard the thing as done."
"Then it is done," cried Mrs. Stend
hal, embracing him. M~y uneasiness
arose from discovering Leocadie in love."
"In love !-and with whomI"
" With G eorge."
"So much the better-if he loves her."
-If, Mr. Stendhal---'
"It, Madame Stendhal-I stty, if-"
" And I say there is no if in the case:
the poor fellowv is too honorable to say a
word-but I see clearly that he is dying
"Alhtmy dear, mother's eyes are not
always to be trusted on those occasions:
but I will speak to him myself."
And, without any prefacee, he said to
the young man the following day
"George, it is time for you to be looking
about for a wife : what do you think of
my daughter ?"
George had no need to reply : his
countenance told Mr. Stendhal p~lainliy
that his wife was in the right.
"Well, well," cried he, in a tone of
pleasure, " you love her, hey ?"
" It is true, sir; but Heavent is my
witness, I have never dared to breathe a
"Ah, you were very right not to speak
to her; but wvhy did you not tell me your
mind i You knowv that I despise the
prideonf birth. anid that I don't eare lor
money. All that I desire is, that my son
in-law should be a man of probity, and
descended from in honest family."
It is impossible to describe the mingled
expression of grief: and shame which ap
peared in the countenance of George
when he heard 'hese words. He was
silent for a moment: at last he said, in a
voice of great enotion, " You are right;
I never thought, 1never hoped it could be
otherwise. Hitherto I have concealed
from you who I am; but to-morrow you
shall know all. Leave me now I beseech
Shocked with: his evident distress,
Standhal presse his hand kindly, begged
of him to conipos'e himself, and left him.
The good bankerikiew not what to think
of this scene; ye4 e was persuaded that
no blame was attAched to George.
The next morbing, le learned with
gr-ief and surprise, that the young man
had quitted the house. The following
letter, which he left behind him, will ex
plain the cause of- this step:
" How little di *you think yesterday,
my dear benefactor, that even in the mo
ment when you meant to render me the
happiest of men,s3ou struck a dagger to
my heart? Yes-e- know-I feel that the
mind of your ang'lie daughter never can
be bestowed but Opon the descendant of
an honest man. 1 must then fly from her
I will not leave you without telling
you all. Know that I am the son of that
St. Aubin, who,:bn being arrested for
forgery, killed oi of the gens-d' armes,
who was sent to Aize him, and expiated
his crime upon tie scaffold. I had re
turned home froid college about a year
and a half before this dreadful event took
place. Imperfectly acquaintpd with my
father's circumstances, I asked him to
give me a profession. He refused assur
ing me that it was not necessary, as his
property was sufhient for us both, even
independent of well founded expectations
which lie bad, that I should inherit a con
siderable fortune from an uncle in the In
" Satisfied wi liese reasons, and con
cluding from the ,-le in which my father
lived, that he mu very rich, I thought
Do.mor $OmG.. monhsi
passed awaay, n one morning my
fither entered my apartment, and an
nounced to me-.abruptly that lie was
ruined. Shocked and overwhelmed asi
was, I had presence of mind enough to
attempt to console him. The education
you have given me," cried I, " will secure
us from wvant, and you have still niany
friends." " Not one-not, one!" cried he
in agonV. " Driven to despair, by my
losses on Change, I had borrowed money
where I could, and finding ill luck con
tinually pursue me, I had recourse to
forgery. Mily crime is on the eve of being
discovered. I must fly, instantly: but'1
will not leave thee, my poor ruined boy
wholly without resource. Take this
it is the half of what remains to ine."
le oflfered me a pocket hook: I rejected
it with a look of horror. "This alone
was wanting!" cried he, in a voice of
fury, as lie rushed from the room. I fol
lowed him-I begged his pardon on my
knees, but I was resolute in refusing his
money. He fled: and just when I be
gan to congratulate myself that he was
safe from pursuit, I heard the overwhelm
ing tidings of his arrest and subsequent
execution. A burning fever seized me
I should have perished under it, but by
the charity of one of those who had suf
fered mo'st by my unfortunate father.
May 1ie'aven's choicest blessing light
upon the wvorthmy main! Farn from re
piroaching me, lie took pains to console
mec. He eveni carried his charity so far
as to recommend mie to the merchant in
whose emplloy I was when you took me
into your house. You will feel that, after
the avowal, we can never mecet again.
Farewell, forever, my friend-my benie
faictor !-May happiness-eternal happi
ness-be the port of you and yours,
~ORG E g'r. AUM:5."
The first implulse of Stendhal was to
cause inmmediate search to be made for
George ; but all in vain : lie had quitted
the town, and no oiie knewv whither he
had gone. Stendhal was at the first
truly grieved at his flight-but wihen lie
began to reflect coolly on the circum
stances of the case, lie was not sorry
that George had qjuitted him as lie did;
for with all his affections for the young
man, lie shrunk from the idea of giving
his daughter to the son of a convicted
He felt, howvever, deeply, for the effect
which the flight of George evidenitly
produced upon Leocadie; and after a con
sultaition with his wife, lie determined to
tell her the truth. She wept bitterly at
hearing it; but it was evident that lher
mind was releived, for, from that time,
she appeared more traiiquih. She de
voted herself still more exclusively to
len family, shunned society, as much as
she could, and '1ough alw'ays even tem
pered, and at times cheerful, it wvas easy
to see that she was not happy.
Four years passed; Leocadie received
many offers of marriage, but refused
them so peremptorily, that~her parents des
paired of ever seeinlg her married: it
griesed them, but they would not con
strain her 'aiclinations. In thie beginning
n0' thn tinarthi yeas, Stemdhnl went on
business to Paris, where he met, by acci
dent, an old friend, whom he had not seen
for several years. After the first greet
ings, mutual enquiries were made as to
what had happened to each since they
last met. Stendhal had enjoyed an unin
terrupted course of prosperity, whilst his
friend had experienced many reverses of
" I was," said he, " at one time, ex
tremely rich; severe losses reduced me
to a competency, and I was deprived of
that by the dishonesty of a friend whom
I loved, and in whom I placed- explicit
" And how?" said Stendhal, in a tone
of anxious inquiry.
" Why, now, thanks be to Heaven, and
to the honestest man I have ever known,
I have recovered iy last loss."
Hlow so ?"
"The son of a man who robbed- me,
came unexpectedly in possession of a
very considerable property, and the first
use lie made of it wvas to pay every shil
ling his father owed."
What a worthy fellow?"
"Ah! you would say so if you knew
all. The father, who was universally be
lieved to be very rich, had taken up money
wherever lie could ; and the amount he
owed was within a few hundreds of the
sum his son inherited. The young man
did not hesitate; lie paid the last farthing
of his unworth father's debts. As none
of us had the smallest claim against him,
we felt it our duty to ofler to give up a
part; but he would not hear of it."
" That was right; I like the spirit; and,
poor follow, it was hard for him too, to
have only a few hundreds left."
Nay, lie has not even that."
"What do you mean ?"
"Why, he has assigned the interest of
it as a pension to the mother of a gens-d'
armes whom his father shot."
"'Tis lie!-by Heaven, it is St. Aubin
-It must be lie !"
"It is, indeed: but how did you be.
come acquainted with him?"
"Never mind that now, but tell me
instantly where lie is."
" He is, or at least lie was two months
since, a clerk in a banking-house at Am.
sterdam." -.. -.. -
Stendhial lost not a moment in proceed.
ing thither-and presented himself to
the astoniahed George.
" Come," cried lie, "come, my dear
son, make us all happy, by receiving the
hand of Leocadie. Al! never yet did
the most splended achievements of an
ancester confer upon his decendents
greater istre than your high-minded
probity will bestow upon yours.
FARJyv RiSIXG--Happy the man who
is an early riser. Every morning day
comes to him with a virgin love, full of
bloom, and purity, and fresh ness. The
copy of nature is contagious, like the
gladness of a happy child. I doubt if
any man can be called "old," so long as
he is an early riser and an early walker.
And a youth--take my word for it-a
youth in dressing gown and slippers,
dawdling over breakfast at noon, is a
very decrepid, gastly image of that youth
which sees the sun blush over the moun
tain, and the dews sparkle upon blos
soing liedge-rows.-B ULWEI.
A or.YInEr.x was wvriting a tiote at a
coffee-house the other day, and perceiv
ing an impertinient fellowv looking over
him, as lie wrote, wound up thus: "1
should say more, were it not that an i
pudent puppy is looking over my shoul
der." " Upon my honor, sir," said the
man, "I have not read a word you have
" Mus. WILKIxs, my love, will you be
helped to a small bit of the turkey ?"
" Yes my dear Wilkins, I will"
" What part wvould you prefer."
"I will have a couple of wings-one
of the legs-some of the breast-the side
bone-sonar filling, and a few dumplings
-very few, as I feel very unwell to day."
CHEAP DIET.-Thie cheapest diet in
the world, we thinik, is a fried pie. We
tried fourpence worth the other day, and
for forty hours we were so crammed that
our eyes stuck like a lobster.
PaoxzoTrox.-A gentleman rode up to
a public house in the country, and asked,
" Who is the master of this house ?"
" I am, sir," replied the landlord ; "my
uwife has been dead about three weeks."
IF YioU want a favor of a married wo
man, brag of her baby. If you want to
obtain her eternal enmity, let her turn
around and catch you making mouths
Wnr- is a fine wioman like a locomo
tive? Because she draws a train after
her, scatters the sparks, and transports
THEi OLD LADY that used to dry her
clothes on the Equinoxial has gone to
Greenland to get the north pole to draw
cistern water with.
A Western newspaper office has the
following notice placed in a conspicuous
" Lady visitors are respectfully re
quested to go to the Devil, who will ob
iu n homen an interview with, the editor.
To All whom It may Concern.
We would strongly urge upon all
young men the necessity of paying less
attention to their dress, and a little more
to their manners. Why cannot they
abandon their frivolous canes and quiz
zing glass, and take a few rudimentary
lessons in common politeness? It is
really astonishing how the younger por.
tion of the human race degenerate, if
they are brought up within. the influence
of a city. The youth of nineteen who,
had he been reared in the country would
have turned out a solid, vell made and
open breasted fellow, becomes, under
the training of a city education, a mea
gre, narrow minded and still narrower
legged fop, with an undue proportion of
self-conceit and impudence, and a lamen.
table defciency of brains. His position
in society becomes like that of the City
Hall clock-neither ornamental nor use
ful. By his acquaintances he is barely
tolerated, and the hard working and in.
dustrious artizen looks upon him with
contempt, and considers him as a mere
drone in the common hive-one who con
tributes nothing, but consumes a good
deal-prefers brandy mashes to pure
Croton-aid loves to display the sym
metry of his broomstick legs, encased in
a fashionable pair of remarkably narrow
trousers. But to return to the point of
our subject. We would strongly recoin
mend our young friends to spend their
earnings in somen more profitable employ
ment than smoking, eating oysters, di ink
ing, and kicking up rows. Should they
desire to improve their mind, they ought
to become members of the Mercantile
Library, or some debating society; should
they wish to improve and cultivate their
physical education, let them spend two
or three evenings out of the week in gym
nastic exercise. There is an excellent
institution for this purpose in the city.
They will then soon discover that their
members were made for a nobler purpose,
than merely as the "thing" to be dressed
by a fashionable tailor. [To clerks and
other persons whose pursuits are of a
sedentary .nature, physical exercise is in
dispensible nQcessary.] We feel confi
dent, that out of twenty fashionably
aq ipped.o in,,.gee opargee.
nineteen icapableof rsiiing a weight of
twenty-eight pounds above their head.
We sincerely hope that our remarks may
induce some of our friends to "turn over
a new leaf;" they will feel no desire to
go back to the old page if they but make
the experiment.-New York Picayune.
IT WoNr Do.-It is curious how
many thousand things there are which it
won't do to do upon this crazy planet of
ours, whereupon we eat sleep, and get
our dinner. For instance
It won't do to plungo into a lawsuit,
relyiNg wholly oin the justice of your
cause, and not equipped beforehand with
a brimming purse.
It won't do to tweak a man's nose,
tell him lie lies, unless you are perfectly
satisfied he has not spunk enough to re
sent it by blowing your brains out-.or if
you have no brains, cracking your skull.
It won't do for a man when a horse
kicks him, to kick back in return.
It won't do to crack jokes on old
maids in the presence of unmarried ladies
w-ho have passed the age of forty.
It won't do for a moan to bump his
head against a post, unless lie conscien
tiously believes that his head is the hard
It won't do for a chap to imagine a
girl is indifferent to him, because she
studiously avoids him in company.
It wvon't do for a man to Ifancy a lady
in love with him because she treats him
civilhy,or that she has virtually engaged
herself to him because she alwvays en
dured his company.
It won't (do to be desperately enamored
of a pretty face till you have seen it at
the brekfast table.
It won't do to pop the question more
than a dozen times after a lady has said
It won't do to extoll the beauty of a
lady's hair before you know whether it
did not onice belong to another lady's
I-r requires two or three men to milk a
California cow. They set to work on
horseback, and first lasso and tumble her
to the grouiid. Then tie her head t~o a
post, and theh bind her feet together in
pairs. One of the men holds the bucket,
while another does the milking; and the
terrified animal endures the process with
the same docility that a cross baby ex
hibits, wvhiile its dirty face is being scrub
bed. One or two quarts of milk are the
result of this operation.
IT Is easier to reconcile ten angry pier
sons of common sense, than one angry
THE MAN who pays the printer was in
town the other dhay. ie called at our
office and paid for his paper, and then
left town with a good conscience. He
was an honest, benevolent looking gen
tleman, with a something in his air and
manner which indicated him to be a good
MlRs. PARTINOTON says it is a curious
provision of nature that liens never lay,
wihien eggs are dear, and always begin
when bhey are ehbn-m
Louis NAPOLEON AND THE SWEDISh
PhIxcEss.--It is stated in the foreign pa.
pers that the marriage of Louis Napoleon
with a Swedish princess is settled.
There is but one princess of the reigr
ing house of Sweden who is old enough
to be married; and .that is the Princess
Charlotte, fourth child of King Oscar.
She was born in April, 1830, and is now
twenty-one years of age.
If this be the princess, she is a near
relative of Louis Napoleon. The pres
ont Queen of Sweden is a daughter of
Eugene Beaubarnais, and grand-daughter
of the Empress Josephine. Louis Na
poleon is son of Hortense Beauharnnis,
and grandson of the Empress Josephine.
The Prince President is therefore first
cousin to the mother of his intended
The descendants of Josephine have all
been fortunate, while of all the relations
of Napoleon, Louis Napoleon is the only
one who has risen to power, and lie is of
the race of Josephine, while scandal! has
often doubted where there is any Bona
parte blood in him. A grandson of the
divorced Empress is the Prince President
of France; another was King consort: of
Portugal; another is married to the
daughter of the Emperor of Russia,.and
a grand-daughter is Queen of Swdden---a
brilliant destiny in the second generatioal
for the descendants of a creole West In
E.RtNEST Kiss.-This is the singular
name of a singular man, and one of the
most distinguished of the Hungarian,
Generals who were taken prisoners and
executed by the Austrians in the late war..
'"he following notice of him is condensed
fiom an interesting account of Hunga.
rian Generals, published in a foreign
Earnest Kiss was a wealthy proprik
tor, owning twenty-three villages,, and
was a man of excessive personal: elkz
gance, as well as chivalric courage.. He
regularly sent his linnen all the- way
from Hungary to Paris to be washed,
and was in similar respects, a D'Orsay
as well as a Bayard. His- coolness in
danger was remarkable; and it is tblWlof
him dag one . daMithin re Q
Austrian batery,'maii1kg an 0ser"t on, J
he ordered his servant to bring: him
chocolate. A shot took it from his- Hand
and killed his horse.
"Clumsy rascals!" said Kiss,"'tiley
have upset my breakfast."
When taken out with three otiers to
be shot, lie was superbly dressed. 'rhe
order was given to fire, and his- con
panions fell, while he stood untouchedi
" You have forgotton me," said' Kiss
in his usual tone of voice. The corporal
of the platoon stepped off and fired;-and,
the ball striking him in the forehead, lie
fell dead without a struggle.
FI'TON.-The Washington correspon
dant of the Charleston Courier writes:
" Gen. Shields mentioned in a sieech
the other day the fact that at the tine
when the Emperor Napoleon was pre
paring for the invasion of England, a
stranger obtained an interview with him
and unfolded a plan by which hi' project
would be made successful. Napoleon
was struck with the idea, and; referred
the piroject to some of the principallsei
entific mecn of his empir~e, wuho forthwith
pr-onounced that the projector wuas erazy.
T1hat man wvas Robert Fultong- and his
prop~osed agent was steam.
" Should the project of the ihvasion of
England be undertaken, the- agency of
steam will undoubtedly be employed in
conveying the French troops tro the- Brnit
ish shores. What British- courage and
patriotism might (10 is one thibg-;' but a
wvell appointed French army of two-hun
~dred thousand men, once laded, would
be very troublesome."
GIVE YOUR CIIILD A PAPER.-A child
beginning to read becomes delighted with
a newspaper, because he reads the names
of things which are very familiar,-and-will
mnake progress accordingly.. A new-spa
per in one year is wvorth a qgmrter's
schooling to a child, and every father
must consider that substantial'iiformation
is connected with advancement. Thie
mother of a family, being one of the
heads, and having a more immediato
charge of children, should herself be in
structed- Amnd mind occupied, becomes
fortified against the ills of life and is braced
for any emergency. Children- amused by
reading or study, are of course more con
siderate and more easily governed.. How
many persons who have not spent twenty
dollars for books for their families, would
have given hundreds to reclaim a son or a
(aughter who had ignorantly or thought
lessly fallen into temptation.
AN ingenious Yankee has invented what
he calls the " offce seekers suspenders.' -
lie says they cross three different ways,
and change sides just as easy. Nowv is a
capital time to introduce them, it being so
near another presidential "Cossle."-Car
How TO KNOW A FoorL-A fool, says
the Arab proverb, may be known by six -
things-anger without cause, speech with- '
out profit, change without motive, inquiry.
witout object, putting trust in a stranger,
and not knowing his friends from is foes.4