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dily---whilsper not-'tis biely scone,
Tough the celestial openingi, angel eyes
.A! glatioinj earthward anAom harps di.
'le strains of thrilling. molody breathe
'io cherubim and seraphim bow low
lefore their maker. Glory from llis brow
.ldines every face with smiles of joy,
Lights every eye with ray sereno.
- Behold I
In the haplismal watet, clad in white
Emblein of purity--of sin forgiven,
Two forms are standing. Otdb, ambassador
From Ileaven's great King, in reverent at
I. ready to perforim the sacred rito.
''he other whoie fair brow the touch of Time
Has scarcely marked with weight of sutti
Scent like a pure whitd bud:f-ouch guild
Such neck humility her Image bears.
1Her folded hands are placed uponierbretst
As when in prayer she knelt, and pardon
For sins which some 'might doom but tri
To /ar repentant heart they seemed to r16
Like mountain load of guilt-so great her
So deep heo rove endo for the sinilr's
But list! ihe hioly'n*an of God now speaks
''0't a profession of your humble fitith
In Jesds (1rAst the Savior of mankind,
My sister,'I baptise thee in the hame
Of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen."
A. lingers on his lips the closing words,
1!er form. i-ai-btriod in the watery grave,
A sign of death to alponrighteousness;
Then risci ;--most appropriate emblem, too,
Of resurrection. whed the framo of dust,
Remodeled, joins again its kiidrea soul
And rises to existence new. Fair child I
III lire's bright morning, when the cup of
Has been but tasted, thdu hast dashed away
Its poisoned contents., Let thy childish
Though feeblo, shine upon a darkened
Thy joyous playmates load to Jesus Christ
Who blessed the -little ones and' suffered
To come to 11im.
Anothtip fdrm steps down,
A maiden blooming hito wbManhioodi
Like fragrant lilly washed by des df heaven,
She seems, while standing in that crystal
flood. I I .
h 1! wherefore canW 4se there ? Can that
Have aught of sin *ithin tO wdsh l*ay .
Ifa4st watched the deep recessos of her soul
AndI thou wert answered'; not perfdotion
In festive h'41 the'tighto0 of-t h ,
11er wtmn 'o*tioni ett4g iod niuch to
But .when'the stern Death messenger laid
The idols of her love, and when she. clasped
Their cold, siill forms and kisced their mar
When'. e'en' their .soulless clay was borne
The world irew nauglt 4her. Rebellion,
Inflamed the angulih of bor stiloken heart;
Arid Unbeliefontegtedt Yolg.Ith 'Fakhl,
Ere Faith,- by lighit eelehilal, drew her
From dreary earth to' Heaven.
The rite' performed,,
Bho breat'hes a silent pi'yer for help divine
In all life's duties, and a voice repfles
Ini softened accents, "I am With the# now
And alway, 'till I call thy spirit honde."
to lbnok, pure heart, upon a signatl world,
lBnt sully.not thy robe of rlghteousne'ss.
Go tell thy gay companions of thy joy
hcIere lrstinog fat, than theird. - Yos, bid thenm
And quafl' tho waters of,eternal life
And testo of ondles. pleasures.
in the prim. of ruanhood's (like sturdy oak'.
That bows before 'the mighty storm-kings
Has 7ielded a tihe vol#otf God, ad now,
With mien les.i etately thad its wont, re
The burial of baptisni.
Go forth, strong man,
thy Savior's' strength, not thi4e,
p that scoffed at holiness; the mind
That searched the hidden mysteries of God
But to condemn, and prove lis doqtrines
rte lofty intelleot whose mighty power.
Was felt in naught but specious arguments
Dn chance, the non-existenceo of a God,
Materialism, and future state of man;
All these must now1bo wielded, with their
Of influence vast, in nobler cause.
hong since, the load of three score years
Bent low his frame-bdimmed his eye. Ilii
l1rte scarce the firmness of thelisping babe's -
Iis slow, uncertain footfall seems to say
In low and mournful tone-"Passing away."
Like falling leaves of Autumn, soon to die,
he fading of his life is almost here.
rhe dews of eventide had silvered o'er
liis raven -looksl but now the chilling frbst
)f wintry age has bleached them white as
Flis long, black, heavy chain of years, be
With crimes of darkest hue, affliction's flood
Iud sorrow's tide have cleansed. Its crush
iad well-nigh sunk him to depths of woe
Vhen Meroy's arm relieved him of his load
Ind placed him near the bright celestial
Che radiant smile that beams upon his faee
is, risen froth baptismal tomb, he stands,
3eems but a ray of light eeaped from
3ack to thy transient earthly home, old man
hey carry thee, to die; yet joyously
rhy weary, wornout limbs will great repose;
n gldness shall thy qoul reach Heaven.
riat rite so beautiful, ordained by God.
Vith voice impressive -sweet, with eyes
lod's minister addresses the Most High
ord, I have done as Tho.u hast bidderl me,
tnd yet there room remains for more; and
Vith lifted hadds (the,congregatioh risen)
lepeats the benedictioih
List the sounds.
rhat tremble from the ofgan's voice. TItOy
qow sad and low-to month o'er fallen mfi
Ind now, with rapturous joy, they seen to
And minale with the harps above, in pfntiso
)f Him, the Lamb pf God, f9r sinners slin.
#hildren and manhood, youth and hoary age',
iays in the fount ain of H'is blood be cleatis
day freely dink 4he,wters of His 1qvej
Ind then, when Death brings message to
t'heir willing souls shall bid adieu to edrth,
Itd borfie Ott Faithe bflkit pinions, soude to
Heaven; - -
'NNiFssE.-Wd bolieve tha4 al
he ineinbers from Tennessee hvte
akon tho oath, and bden admitt6d .t
The Senate, by a docded in ajorit
igrced to striko front the oath tIj4 fo)
owing sentenoo, for the begio$t of'
fuoPatterson: "I havo ef
sogt o cett,or at,tompte"to
sidreigo the functions of any offe
hatever under miy athoi't, in ho.'
liitym to the Ulnited States." -TBit the
IIouse, by' a large pnajority, refused to
~oneur with the Senate, anid se Judge
Ekttersoni t9ok the oath and was ad
nitted to his seat.
Patt'eon was a judge tn the Con:
The sensation oteated in Enghtid
>y the Montor Miantomah, has
>roulgtforth-a letter from the Lailrds,
who mnolition the fact that they built
lie first threo turret vessols whichl
urossed the oeaan wkhont. canyoy.
'onfo$hiWg al%ut .8flnstroke.
Tle .rePe,;jit4iity6f solar beat.has,
as Poul Iverise ,to a Conoiderabre
number of lalI repuilts, coneequent upon
direct oxposirb to its influence. " A'few
woa'of-ifQtniaion upon the Unatio of
illi dangrous affectioii will, no dotubt,
be itgresting, and may also hae their
use m1 enabling the reader to uivoid so
sudden inu exit from sub-so!ar existence,
t-is rather a singular fact ihat sun
6trokois mo.re fatt and more frequen iii
bie temperato than ii the torridzotie,
-N(w York haq more casei than Fraviria
or -Rio,- in proportion to population ;
evetui Quebec the daiger is quite. as
gr6ht, i the few days of tWnse heat,
allotted to that region,. n in anlly p/rt of
the world. Tihe indications of the ther.
'Monieter are very im pe.fect guides in:
rgard to the action itheat -' upon the
animal frame. "The trite inidiation of
the frco.of the solar ray$,.' says Iler
schel, "youil seem to be, not the statis
tical effe.r. on tile thermometer; bdtt.
their inomentary'intii5',v in'eured by
the velocity. ith which thoy coOfmiti.
Cte heat to.an 'absorbent h idv." It us
monentary iitensity'' wihich ..aIuses the
phenomenon of sunstroke,. and which
seems to be greater in regions without
than within the tropics.
When the head is exposed to the
stin's rays in times of tier gr test ill.
tensity, the heat seems ofte; Ruse
constant inflamm'tory act the,
contents of the skull. The a ex.
periences intense' headAche, a ceved
by vomiting; he ther falls bicathless,
and, unless instant aisi be given
turns black in the expires.
Victims of sunstroke ar often lab.
orers, and intoxiOating drins-strongly
predispose to this sudden ammation
of te cranial organs. . const.ri
tions about the neck, from eravats
or collars. 0lio predisoo troke,
did.- generally niy 'bp
mental or physicali lessen the reitsting
power of the body to this as to other dis.
Terrestrial radiatidn of the sun's heat
seens to-bear an important part in the
prodtictift ' of sunstroke. At sea, and
on small Islande.. stih a. result, is very
uncommofh, no matter h'ow intqItsely the
sun's rays. beat dowpw4iile itihand, and
especially ..in hirgo cities, whiere stony
pavements and -long ranges of"buildin'gs
Combino to add their radiant caloric to
the direct acodn of the situ, fatal ca.el
most often occur.
One of - the . best Prot ectites againist
suti-stroke is tile sun u'merelly, tiiversal.
ly used in. our Soithan' cities, but
rarely seellat the Nort , where, during
our.short, but fiery summer, 'they are
even. more necessary. Ii. in addition to.
this,'chav9ts and dtess halt 'are discard
.ed, the hair clipped eosN all alcoholic
bevoriges strictly eschewal, animal food
reduced to a ninimium,. ind ice drinks,
water, sodn water or lononade, freely
but temperately indulge, .in, we nay
confidently continue our suail out door
avocations without, dangr.
. Laboring men, . vho cainot carry siu
titibrellias, will find theirgreatest safety
in the totalism, at least airing the heat.
ed term, with frequent washing of the
head in cold water while at work in the
sun, and immeditq aianddnment of
labor on the ocirrenci of dizziness, or
sickness at the atnach. For one sun
struck, the most,t(fftivq plan is remov.
al to shelter,- fe applicatidn of cold
water to the he4, watel- to drink if the
pmstient can sollow, and medieal (id
without delay. A :svorite tireatmient
of sun-strokeg the army, said to have
been. very sutessful, was thie contition~s
dAhiing of the patient's body with cold
water util gvival took plae-.'often for
an hgtr or .re -with plenty of water
to drink, w n .swallowmg, was pvssiblg.
A trial of 'in civil practice is deftuini.
ly justifi e0 seeing that -urider thre
usual tre eat every oasd termingtes
fatally. oston, Lommercial, -
To.d a great hanqulet will hge liujd,
in whi .the meat of the horse will play
the~ pr' pal rote. To day' is a great
triumi or the friends of' horse meat,
fo r i . l.of this article will be allowved I
ini p no to-day.-Parii correspons
den, uly 10) oft A4 Carolin(en;i
At INTERsTING BATrs.-COld
Christ Church," in Lanmasitor county,
Virginia, was recently ,iduriy A coh.
vocatioki of OlorgyMn 6 the Noith4rn
Neok,) thd swe of a.most interestSig
baytismal coiQuony. An observer 6n
the oc.oasion gives the following de.
eri tion :
The auplo aiadd 6f the grand
old walnut trods was soon shared by
an lmIlense concourse of pdoVl1 and
ere the bour arrived, every seat and
res"ing place, and nook was filled.
11here was a secret influence pervading
tho ininds of that multitudo, saying,
inl the silence of their hearts, "your
fathers .for generations past have wor-i
shipped within these venerable and
ainjestic wAls." The services of thd
da7 were vory solemn.
The pure white old Italian marble
font, of three feet diameter, was to be
need. Mark . .Ashburno was ba
tized, and then he prosented his litt e
i ' Namo this child," was pronounced
by the rector officiating.
All was still in that large old
church, as the standing congregation
had every eye riveted on the fontal.
scene. But what a death-like silence
caie over them when the father an
swered fo' io child I"
"His name is Jefftrson Davis I
The ininister falteied as he slowly
ronouncdd that name. Tears be
ewed..nany cheeks as they trickled
down ; hearts were bleeding, battle
fields, the buried dead, the ' somuate
and the prisoner-this was tNe scene
that catne before oUr iinds.
Tnn PRESIDINT'S MsAGON - R1 - F*
NAv RRSoLvrfox1111.-'he IntefiWgeficer in its
"Notes from the Capitol," uader date of the
26th, says: The message of the President,
delivered to the House to-day, in response
to thetwo re'dlutions il behalf of the Fe
aiFi tn d lio jpt rd4 rather
tan hewmid,obt ild?fOn.
gre4bional party.. The resolutifts were
siiply intended as bid for Irieb votes, by
manifesting an ext4ordinary intefeat in the
fato of the recent' anlan 'raiders upon the
border. It ,appeaft, fVor the: redpoes of
the Proshlent, thatthe su'ddenly-awakened
ankiety of Congr9su In teference to these
unfortunato person'l had long ago been ai
tclpated by the lIteouttve, and that the do.
sired s'tion in behAlf of the Fenian. prindn
ers in Canida, aU4 the Feians indicted In
the United States courta for a breach of the
beutrality laws, hatl long mince tsen taken,
Without hwaiting for the growth oT Congres
slonal sympathy io their favor. This pure
ly electlneering arfifice,has, thefore, not
Only f0il6d in its dealgn, but has served to
bring to the attention of the Fen%ns, who
arojust now'so assiAtuusly courte'd by the
Rtevolutioniats. the fact that the 1residept
had promptly, an.d without suggAtiorts
fro'm Congress or elsewhere, institue pi64
ceedings for the relief and release of all the
participators in the Fentaii wrid, who hid
bn placed in arrest on either side of. thA
A NLzar N7xGaaR'S ITH IX-RU14YO
cxni'URy.-We .oorloss that we cannot he?V
thinking the enoi 'ous nether garmU
moritioned by ,"Of ED liand" as havin
been abolished in Eliza eth's reIgn, nawPq
have been most us6ful-to the wearers in
stead of interfering with their oontiot.
Strutt tells of a iian who, having beAn
brought bfb e the judges for infringing the
law made against these extensive articles of
flothing, pleaded the convenience of hid
misdemeano. They appeared, indeed, to
avo.answprOd to him the purposes both of
ivardrobe a4,Ainin cupboard, for, from
hir ample.receses he drew forth the lel
owinp articles, vis: a pair of sheets, .two
table cloths, te 'fiapkins, four shitts, a
)rupl, a glasi hoomt, beides nigbt-caps
Lnd other-nsehl things ; the defense beng t
' "Yonr worWhip may undettand that be
is;use Ihavd to eafer stor-houseo, thege
inekets di ep et e for a room to lyu
N89godls;i.; ein .hough it be a atrii
'rHion et " iI enough for them."
'Hr d o :a gf-anted, and his eles~
r defnse el laghed at.
mopes entertain.94 for theo safety of this
ror~nth~~qJff~ sch, wej
39 cabin,a -ae ~a,g passe'gre on
oard, have, hgen: at ~ebgth diselled
>y the d4e y of u sw,pice m
in coast of Ker' ,oz o an cty t
rth indtant, and. i ichl behove4 to
save belonged to ihe vessel, tog4thor
vith a numberof .dead bodies, The.
geahi iinama experiencedt
ho foundere.d as.ong the* icebegs,
[pro& tie Yonke'9At1
fiy J snt' 131i,Io.
- I don't believe in "Good L
"Bad Luck," beitig brmnded on
brow at his borning. that he h
wear, as a dog does a collar,
There is such a thing, (in w1Mt * '4
Good Luck, sa there is such'alnge aV
energy, phick, and endura iat
prompts a wan to Poniooit pt
rather thaf' net stuck in it aNi rpas
such a thing as Bad fAi tha om Ei
a ni( to get his I
hun'dred i'il 60 dofar
afte.r It getd burnt up'.
I never have heard a ay *ho
was prosperoto hW their enterfrebs gt4o
the credit of it to' .Good ILuck; but I
have known thousa'nds of men spend all
the day long in a cornet grosery, brag
ging about ad Luck.
Gob Luck is like #irttke, something
to be gained, and Bad Luck is some
thing to be gained too, but i.is like a
bad cold, that a nan must expect to
gain, if he is carel'ss enuf, to sleep, (Wi
a cloudy night,) in a 10 acre lot that,.
ain't fenced in.
A YOUTH WHo NEVER SAW A Wo
MAN.-Meadow's history of the Chi
nese, lately published in London, in a
chapter on love, has the following
"A Chinese who had been d isap
Pointed in amarriage, andl I griev
dusly suffored through woiqea in many
other ways, retired with his Infa%t son
tlo peak.s of -a mountain i-angd itt
weicloi, to a spt quite miaccossiblo
to little fVoted inese wdinen.- He
trained his boy to worship the Gods
and stand in awe fnd- abhotrene of
ie devils i but he nev.er rhentioned
woman to him, always dese"nding the
fionntaind alene' 6. buy .food.- At
lerinrth, hofrevero ridertites of 6g.
compelled .him to' arky'he heiVy .ag
of.rice. As they were leaving thi
market town toget'her,the son sudden
ly stopped short, and pointing to. thrbe
approaching objepts, ctifd, "Father,
*hat are these things 1 Look i look l
what are they 1' The father instant
ly answered with a pcrewtory order,
"Turi away your head ;. they are dbv
ils !" The son, in d6iiio alarm turned
away, noticing that the qvil things
were gazing at him With surprise froni
behind thbir fans,, HQ walked to the
iountaid in silence, te no u
and froni that day lot his. app6tito,
and was aflicted with melancholy,
For some time his troubled. and anx
ious parent could get no satisaotor
IsTter to hi?. inquiies, but qt leu i
Lhe'yoUng man burst out. cyrn.u 1th
inexplicable pain, "Oh, ft, that
tallest devil ! that tallest devil, fath
AN INCIDENT.-A "reb," who had'
long l4lignished on the sweets of a
rorced Ilenes Iconsequint upon hIs
mcupation 'h inf "tetminatod wit,h
1,ee's surrendor-g Vato log* about.
him for hometh -N' 16,&A6, or to
inffer. Thinkin himself ,suffcierntly
reconstructed, e applied for one of
'he Departments, presided over by a
"1ave you' tetn in the rebel ser
rice 1" he wa4 taked.
"CYes, sir/' was the reply.
"About eighteen pitchod battleq
"Ever kill any Yankes I
"No, air hotiver killett any.'
"HIo* do you ktnow that "'
"Well, I oouln't kill any of then*.
"Why was that6 V"
"Because they wdre all is the rear
pudg;but I guess I hlayed
ab)i~eohouand datoh ,aund Irla.
. We did not lern whesthe. .the can.
Iorof this sobseestadshia s plao. qr
set, but froertainly was, deserving of
some recognitio.Nro -Viriaan.
Eingentu iu ioI presente4 ji:a
. The aiwer is : "The sesci ji
>ackward' (the Cs dd fisfl .