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WARREN, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 1 855.
VOL. 40, NO 5.
WHOLE NO. 2033
HAPGOOD Sl ADAMS.
[From the N. Y. Recorder.]
Oh, Heaven is nearer ibu mortals think.
When they look with s trembling dread
At the misty future that stretches oa .
From the silent home of the dead.
Tit bo lone isle in a boundless main,
No brilliant but distant shore,
micro the lored ansa who are called away
Mast go to retarn so more. ;
Ho, HeaTen is near at ; the mist, reil
Of mortality blinds the eye.
' That we see not even the angel-hands
. Oa the shores of eternity.
Tet oft. In the hoots of holy thought, ..
To the thirsty sonl is given
The power to pierce through the mists of sense
To the beauteous scenes of HeaTen.
Then Tery near seem Its pearly gates.
And sweetly its harpings fall ;
Till the soul is restless to soar away,
. And longs for the angel caU.
I know, when the silver cord is loosed.
When the veil is rent away,
Kot long and dark shall the passage be
To the realms of endless day.
The eye that shots in a dying hoar, .
Will open the next in bliss ;
The welcome will soand in a heavenly world,
. Ere the farewell is bashed in this. .
We past from the clasp of moarning friends.
To the arms of the lored and lost :
And those smiling faces will greet as then,
. Which on earth we have rained most.
TRIP LIGHTLY OVER TROUBLE.
Trip lightly orer Iroable,
Trip lightly orer wrong ;
We only make grief doable
By dwelling oh it long. -Why
etup woe's hand so tightly ;
Khy sigh o'er bldssoms dead ?
Who cling to forms unsightly ? -
Why not seek joy instead ?
Trip lightly orer sorrow ;
Theogh this day may be dark.
The son my shine to-morrtfw
And gaily sing the lark ;
W air hopes hare not departed.
Though roses may bare fled ; -Then
nerer be down-hearted. .
But look for joy Uutead,
Trip lightly orer sadness,
Ptacd not t rail at doom ;
WeVe pearls to string f gladness
- Oa this side of the tomb ;
Whilst stars are nightly shining.
And Heaven is orer bead.
Encourage not repining.
But look for joy instead.
TRIP LIGHTLY OVER TROUBLE. Choice Miscellany.
PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF
. From the Note Book of the late Mr.
Horrace Binney Wallace, of Philadel
phia, I am permitted to transcribe a rec
ord of some conversations with his moth
er, Mrs. Susan Wallace, in which that
ady so eminent for whatever is beauti
ful and noble in her sex disclosed her
recollection of Washington's habits, per
sonal app?ai ance and manners. - On the
removal of the government to Philadel
phia, Mrs. Mary Binney, mother of Mrs.
Wallace, resided :n market ssreet, oppo
site General Washington's the door of
the house a few paces farther east. It
was the General's custom, frequently,
when the day was fine, to come out to
walk, attended by his Secretaries Mr.
Lear and Majoi William Jack; on one
on each side. He always crossed direct
ly over from his own door to the sunny
side of the street, and walked down. He
was dressed in black, and all three wore
cocked hats. She never observed them
sonvtrsing ; she often wandered and
watched, as a child, to see if any of the
party spoke, but never eould perceive
that anything was said. It was under
stood that the aids were kept at regal
distance. General Washington had a large
family coach alight carriage, and a car
riage, all alike-cream rolored.painted with
three enameled figureson each panel and
very handsome. He drove in the coach to
Christ church every Sunday morning,
with two horses ; drove the carriage and
four into the country to Landsd -wne,
The Hills, and other places. In going
to the Senate, he used the chariot with
six horses. All his servants were white,
and wore liveries of white cloth, trimmed
with scarlet or orange. Mrs. Wallace
Mrs. Wallace, widow of the late John Bradford
Wallace, and sister of air. Horace Binney, died so the
6th of Jul, 184. The Eev. Eernu Hooker, D. D., in
an eloquent and appropriate ti ibute to her memory,
says : 1 can not speak of her in terms suitable to my
conceptions. Ko Draise befits the character or the taste
of such a person oat a truthful and grateful mention of
her virtuee. These were so numerous and so marked,'
that ani just mention of thm will seem to bonier on
exaggeration she was a model of a woman. Her ele
vation was such, that seen through the distance of a
slight or formal acquaitance, it might be mistaken for
pride or austerity. But there are many persons of even
humble condition, who can test.fy with what case and
readiness she ool4 appreciate the feelings and merits
of alL 80 various were her accomplishments, so pro.
found re dy and discerning her mind, that whether
approached by the most learned and fasbiouaMe.orthe
most intelligent and learned persons, she was never at
loss to assume any manner, or join in any conversation,
suitable to their taste aui position. Her mind was
conversant with prin.iples, and from these she could
start out an any subject, detect its nature, and define
its limits. tShe was always entertaining and instruc
tive. Nothing eould be said in her presence which she
would fall to appreciate justly. She was severely just
soverely conscientious. She had all the impulsiveness
of woman, all the sensibilties of a cultivated nature, yet
all were under discipline and right control, and thus ad
ded grace, worth and certainty, to all the virtues of
life. Mrs. Wallace was born on Washington's birth
day. 17TB, and was just entering society in the last year
his administration. Her husband was a nephew of
Mr. Bradford, the second Attorney General of the Ccr
teJ States. He was described Daniel Webster as
on "of the oldest, truest, and most valued by his
saw Gen. Washington frequently at pub
lie balls. His manners were tliere very
gracious and pleasant. She went with
Mrs. Oliver Wolcolt to one of Mrs
Washington's drawing-rooms. The Gen
eral was present, and came up and bow
ed to every lady after the was seated.
Mrs. Binney visited Mrs. Washington fre
quently. It was Mrs. Washington's cus
tom to return visits. on the third day ;
ami she thus always returned Mrs. Bin
ney 's. A fool man would run over, knock
loudly, and announce Mrs. Washington,
who would then come over with Mr
Lear. Mrs. Wallace met Mrs. Washing
ton in her mother's parlor her manners
were very easy, pleasant and unceremo
nious, with the characteristics of other
Virginian ladies. When Washington re
tired from pub'ic life, Mrs. W. was about
nineteen years of age.
The recollections of Mr. Richard Rush
on the subject are in agreement with
those of Mrs. Wallace. That accom
plished and distinguished gentleman has
communidated to me a very graphic ac
count of some interesting scenes, o(
which he was an observer, about the
close of Washington's administration.
Looking upon the old Congress Hall, at
tie corner of Chesnut and Sixth streets,
a few years ago, he ssys, " I recalled a
scene never, no, never to be forgotten.
It was, I think, in 1794 or 1795, that as a
boy, I was among the spectators congre
gated at this corner, and parts close by,
to witness a great spectacle.
" Washington was to open the session
of Congress by going in person, as was
his custom, to deliver a speech to both'
houses, assembled in the chamber of the
House of Representatives. The crowd
was immense. It filled the whole area
in Chesnut street before the State House,
extended along the line of Chesnut street
above Sixth street, and spread north and
south some distance along the latter. A
way kept open for carriages in the mid
dle of the street, was the only space not
closely packed with people. I had a
stalidTon'tTre" steps oTone Of theliotiseTifi
Chesnut stieet, which, raising me above
the mass of human heads, enabled me
to see to advantage. After waiting long
hours, as it seemed to a boy's impatience,
the carriage of the President at length
slowly drove up, drawn by four beaati
bay horses. It was white, with rredal
lion ornaments on the panels, and the liv
ely of the servants, as well as I remem
ber, was white, turned up w ith red ; at
any rate, a glowing livery the entire
display in equipages at that era, in our
country generally, and in Philadelphia
particularly, while tiie seat of government,
being more rich and varied than now,
though fewer in number. Washington
got out of his carriage, and slowly cross
ing the pavement, ascended the 6teps of
the edifice, upon the upper platform of
which he y aused, and, turning half round,
looked in the direction of a carriage which
had followed the lead of his own. Thus
he stood for a minute distinctly seen by
every body. He stood in all his civic
dignity and moral grandeur, erect, 6e
serene, majestic. His costume was full
suit of black velvet ; his hair in itself
blanched by lime, powdered to snowy
whiteness, a dress-sword at his side, and
his hat beldjin his hand. Thus he stood
in silence ; and what moments those
were 1 Throughout the dense crowd,
profound stillness reigned. Not a word
was heard not a breath. Palpitations
took the place of sounds. It was a feel
ing infinitely b"yond that which vents
itself in sounds. Every heart was a full.
In vain would any tongue have spoken. '
All were gazing, in mute, unutterable
admiration. Every eye was riveted on
that form ; the greatest, purest, most ex
alted of mortals. It might have seemed
as if he stood in that position to gratify
the assembled thousands with a full view
of the father of their country. Kot to
lls had paused for his Secretary, then,
I believe, Mr. Dandridge, or Col. Lear,
who got out of the carriage, a chariot,
decorated like his own. The Secretary,
ascending the steps, 'handed him a pa
per -probably a copy of the -speech he
was to deliver, when both entered the
building. Then it was that the crowd
set up huzzas, loud, long, tamest enthu
siastic." Of the simple manners of Washington
and his family, wc have an interesting
account in the travels of Mr. Henry Wan
sey, F. S. A., an English manufacturer,
who breakfasted with them on the morn
ing of the 8th of lune, 1794. "I con
fess," he says, "I wi s struck with awe
and veneration, when I recollected I was
in the presence of the great Washington;
the noble and wise benefactor of the
world, as Mirabeau style him. When
we look down from this truly illustrious
character, on other public servants, we
find a glowing contrast ; nor can we fix
our attention on any other great men
without discovering in them a vast and
mortifying dissimilarity. The President
seemed very thoughtful, and wa. slow in
delivering himself, which induced some
to believe he was reserved, but it was
rather, I apprehend, the result of much
reflection, for be bad to mc an appear
ance of affability and accommodation.
He was at this time in his sixty third
year, but had very little appearance of
age, having been all his life so exceed
ingly temperate. There was a ' certain
anxiety visible in his countenance, with
marks of extreme sensibility.
Mrs. Washington herself made tea and
coffee for us. On the table were two
small plates of sliced tongue, and dry
toast, bread and butler, but no broiled
fish, as is the general custom. Miss
Eleanor Custis, her grand-daughter, a
very pleasant young lady of about, six
teen, sat next to her, and next, her
grandson, George Washington Parke
Custis, about two years older. There
were but slight indications of form, one
servant only attending, who had no Hv
ery, and a silver urn for hot water, was
the only expensive at tide on the table.
Mrs. Washington struck me as something
older than the President, though I un
derstand they were both born in the
same year. She was short in stature,
rather robust, extremely simple in her
dress, and wore a very plain cap, with
her gray bair turned up under it." This
description of Mrs. Washington corres
ponds perfectly with that in her portrait
by Trumbull, painted the previous year,
and now in the Trumbull Gallery at New
Mr. Wansey says her drawing-rooms
were objected to by the democrats, "as
tending to give her a super-eminency,
and as introductory to the pat aphernalia
of courts." With what feelings the ex
cellent woman regarded these democrats,
is shown up by an anecdote of the same
period. She was a severe disciplineaii
an and Kelly Custis was not often per-
<led b ter t0 be idIe' or 10 follow her
own caprices. Ihe young girl was com
pelled to practice at the harpsichord four
or five hours every day, and one morn
ing when she should have been playing
her grandmother entered the room, re
marking that she had not heard her
music, and also that she had obseived
some person going out, whose name she
would very much like to know. Nelly
was silent, and suddenly her attention
was arrested by a blemish on the wall,
which had been newly painted a deli
cate cream collor. "Ah, it was no fed
eralist !" she exclaimed, looking at a
spot just above a settee; "none but a
filthy democrat would mark a place with
his good-for-nothing head in that man
The public business so entirely occu
pied his time, that Washington had but
few opportunities of visiting Mount Ver
uon. In 1793, however, he was there
nearly three months, during the terrible
period of the prevalence of the yellow
fever in Philadelphia. The disease
broke out some time in August, but he
continued at his post until the 10th of
September. He wished to stay longer,
but Mrs. Washington was unwilling to
leave him exposed in such danger, aud
he could not think of hazarding her life
and the lives of the children by remain
ing "the house in which we lived,"
he says, "being in a manner blockaded
by the disorder, which was every day
becoming more and more fatal." Two
days after Washington left, Mr. Walcot
wrote to his father "The apprehensions
of the citizens can not be increased ; bu
siness is in a great measure abandoned,
the true character of man is disclosed,
and he shows himself a weak, timid, de
sponding and selfish being. The rava
ges of the dreadlul sickness are extending
vilh added circumstances of terror and
distress; many now die without atten
dance. The kind attention, the tear of
condolence and sympathy, which allevi
ate pain and in some degree reconcile
the dying to their fate, are frequently
omitted by the nearest friends and rela
tiveswhen generously bestowed, they
are too often the price of life." Among
the public characters attacked by the
fever, were Mr. Willing and Col. Ham
ilton, but they both recovered. The of
Beers of the government were dispeised,
and tie President even deliberated on
the propriety of convening" Congress
elsewhere ; but the abatement of the di
sease rendered this measure unnecessary,
and near the close of November the
scattered inhabitants returned to their
homes, and Congre-s re assembled on the
second of December.
In 1794, his official duties not permit
ting him to make more than a flying vis
it to Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Washington
A striking picture of the pestilence in Philadelphia,
in 1793, is contained in Brockden Brown's novel of Ar
thur Mervyn. In the history of that period, the names
of Stephen Oirard, already a prosperous merchant, and
Thomas Clarkson, are honorably conspicuous. Frenau
complains that the physicians of the eity fled from the
"On prancing steed, with sponge at nose.
From town behold Sangrado fly ;
Camphor a d tar, where'er he goes.
The infected shafts of death defy
Safe, in an atmosphere of scents.
He leaves us to our own defense."
decided against a summer residence in I
the city, the President took a house in
Germantown, where, with his family, he
remained during the months of July and
CRUELTY TO MY RELATIVES.
I had an old aunt coming (o visit mc
for the first time since my marriage, and
I don't know what evil genius prompted
the wickedness which I perpetrated with
regard to my wife and my ancient rela
tive. " My dear," said I to my wife, on the
day befoie my aunt's arrival, " you know
aunt Mary is coming to-morrow ; well, I
forgot to mention a rather annoying cir
cumstance with regard to her. She's
very deaf ; and although she can hear
my voice,-to which she-is accustomed in
its ordinary tones, yet you will be oblig
ed to speak extremely loud in order to
be heard. It will be rather inconven
ient, but I know you will do everything
to make her stay agreeable.
Mrs. S. announced her determination
to make herself heard, if possible.
I-then, went to John T , who
loves a joke as well as any person I know
of, told him to be at my house at 9 P. M.,
on the following evening, and felt com
" I went to the R. R. Depot wi'h a car.
riage next night ; and when I was on
my way home with my aunt, I said, 'My
dear aunt, there is one rather annoying
infirmity that Anna has, which I forgot
to mention before. She's very deaf ;
and although she can hear my voice to
which she is accustomed, in its ordinary
tones, yet you will be obliged to speak
extremely loud, in order to be heard.
I'm sory for it."
Aunt Mary, in the goodness of her
heart, protested that she rather liked
speaking loud ; and to do so would af
ford her great pleasure.
The carriage drove up on the steps
was his wife in the window was John
T with a face as unutterly solemn
as if he had buried nil his relative that,
afternoon" J "
I handed out aunt she ascended the
"I am delighted to see you," shrieked
my wife, and the policeman on the op
posite s dewalk started, and toy aunt
nearly fell down the stoop.
"Kiss me, my dear,'' howled my aunt;
and the hall lamp clattered, and the win
dows shook as with the fever and ague.
I looked at the window John had disap
peared. Human nature could stand it
no longer. I poked my bead into the
carnage and went into strong convul
sions. When I entered the parlor, my wife
was helping Aunt Mary to take off her
hat and cape ; and there sat John wi'h
his face of woe.
There was silence lor about five min
utes the ladies evidently rallying their
voices for a talk.
Suddenly, "Did you have a pleasant
journey f went off my wife like a pistol;
and John nearly jumped to his feet.
"Rather dusty," was the response, in
a war-whoop ; and so the conversation
The neighbors for the blocks around
must have heard it ; when I was in the
third story I heard every word plainly.
In the course of the evening my aunt
took occasion to say to me, "How loud
your wife speaks. Don't it hurt her ?"
I told her all deaf persons talk loudly,
and tl.at my wife, being used to it, was
not affected by the exertion, and that
Mary was getting along very nicely with
her. Presently my wife said, softly.
"Alf, how vety loud your aunt talks."
"Yes," said I, "U deaf persons do.
You're getting along with her finely.
'She hears every word you say ;" and I
rather think she did.
Elated by their success at being un
derstood, they went at it hammer and
tongs, till every thnig on the mantle
piece clattered again, and I was serious
ly afraid of a crowd collecting in fiont of
But the end was near. My aunt being
of an investigating turn of mind, was de
sirous of finding out whether the exer
tion of talking so loud was not injurious
to ray wife. So, "Doesn't talking soloud
strain your lungs f" said she, in an un
earthly hoot, for her voice was not mu
sical as it was when she was young.
"It is an exertion," shrieked my wife.
"Then why do you do it ?" was the an
"Because because you can't hear if
I don't,'' squealed my wife.
" Wltat ?" said my aunt, fairly rival
ing a railroad whistle this time.
I began to think it time lo evacuate
the premises ; and looking round and
seeing John gone, I stepped into the back
parlor, and there he lay, flat on his back,
with his feet in the air at a right angle
to his body, rolling from side to side,
with his fists poked into his ribs, having
a most agonized expression of counte
nance, but not uttering a sound. I im-
mediately and unvoluntarily nssumed a
similar attitude, and I think that from
the relative position of our boots and
head, and our attempts to restrain our
laughter, apoplexy must have inevitably
ensued if a horrible groan, which John
gave vent in his endeavor to suppress bis
risibility, had not betrayed our hiding
place. , In rushed my aunt and my wife, who
by this time compreheded the joke, and
such a scolding as I then got I never got
before and hope never to get again.
I know not what the end would have
been if John in his endeavors to appear
respectful and sympathetic, had not giv
en vent to such a diabolical noise, some
thing between a groan and horse laugh,
that all gravity was upset, and we sream
ed in concert.
I know it was very rang and all that
to tell such falsehoods, but I think that
Niss Opie herself would have laughed if
she had seen Aunt Maryjs expression of
countenance when she was informed that
her hearing was defective.
THEY SHALL NOT BLUSH FOR
Two men had entered into an agice
ment to rob their neighbor. Everything
was planned. They were fo enter the
house at midnight, break open his chests
and drawers, and carry off all the gold
and silver they could find.
' He is rich and we are oor," haid
they to each other by way of encourage
ment in the evil they were about to per
form. " He will never miss a little
gold, while its . possession will make us
happy. Besides, what right has one man
to all this world's goods ?"
Thus they talked together. One of
these men had a wife and children, but
the other had none in the world to care
for but himself. The man who had chil
dren went home and joined his family,
after agreeing upon a place of meeting
with the other at the darkest hour of the
. "Dear father," said one of the chil-
dren, climbing upon h7s"knee,
I am so
glad you have come."
Tho presence of the child troubled the
man, and he tried to push him away but
his arms clung tighter about his neck,
and he laid his face against his cheek,
and said in a sweet and gentle voice :
" I love you, father."
Involuntarily the man drew the inno
cent and loving one to his bosom, and
Theie were two other children in the
man's dwelling, a boy and a girl.' They
were poor, and these children worked
daily to keep up the supply of bread,
made deficient more through idleness in
the father than from lack of employment.
These childien came in soon after their
father's return, and brought him their
earnings for the day.
' " O, father !" said the boy, " such a
dreadful thing has happened. Henry
Lee's father was arrested to-day for rob
bing. They took him out of our shop,
when Henry was there, and carried bim
off to prison. I was so sad when I saw
Henry weeping. And he hung his head for
shame fur shame of his own lather !
Only think of that."
The man did not reply to the words
of his son, but he turned his face away
to conceal its expression.
" Ashamed of bis father ! thought he.
" And will my children hang theii heads,
also, in shame ? No, no, that shall never
At the hour of midnight, the man
who had no children to throw around him
a sphere of better intention, was waling
at the place of rendezvous for him whose
children had saved him. But he waited
long in vain. Then he said ;
"I will do the deed my so If and take
'he entire reward ."
And he did according to his word.
When the other man went forth to his la
bor on the next day, he learned that his
accomplice had been taken in the act of
lobbery, and was already in prison.
"Thank heat en for virtuous chil
dren !" said he with fervor. " They
have saved me. Never will I do any act
that will cause them to blush for their
I ought to study Christ as an inter
cessor. He prayed most for Peter, who
Lwasmosttobetempted. I amon his breast
plate. If I could hear Christ praying
for me in the next room, I would not
fear a million of enemies. Yet distant
makes no difference ; he is praying for
mc, Mc Cheyne.
A new fashion has been introduced at
Saratogo. Married belles flirt now with
their husbands instead of other people,
and it is considered highly 'tonish' to do
so. Who sajs the world does not move.
Nature makes u poor only when we
want necessaries, but custom gives the
name of poverty to the want af superflui
Unchaste language is the index of an
THE LATE ABBOTT LAWRENCE.
The following incident was mentioned
by the Rev. Dr. Winthrop, in a funeral
At the close of the funeral services on
Wednesday, while crowds were passing
up this aisle, to look upon the face of the
dead, as I was standing here just beneath
this pulpit, a gentleman, who I saw at
once was a clergyman, came, and ad
dressing me by name, asked if he might
speak to me a moment. My reply was,
"Can you not choose some other time?
I cannot attend to any business amid
this scene, and with that body lying
His answer was, rapidly as he could
speak, as if his heart was bursting for ut
terance, and with tears streaming down
his cheeks, "I must leave the city at two
o'clock, and must speak now. It is of
him who has left tnat body I would speak
Eighteen years ago I was a poor boy in
this city, without means, and without
friends. I was a member of the Mechan
ic Apprentices' Association. Mr. Law
rence came to one of our meetings. He
heard me deliver an essay I had written
He spoke to me afterwards inquired in
to my circumstances and character I
had made known to him my wants and
wishes. He furnished me with means to
acquire an education ; when prepared,
told me Harvard was best, but to go to
what college I liked.
"I went to the Wesley an University,
He supported me at it. I am now a min
ister of tha Gospel in the State of New
York. I saw his death in the paper and
a notice of his funeral to-day. I came
to attend it. He was my greatest bene
factor. I owe it to him that I am a min
ister of the glorious Gospel of Christ.
am not the only one he has helped thus.
God will accept him. I felt that I must
say this to some one; to whom can I bet'
ter sav it than to his clergyman?" And
with this he hurried away, leaving me
only time to learn his name and receive
from him a kind piomise to write me.
The preacher also gave the following
particulai s of an interview with Mr. Law rence
during his last illness:
The religious faith, which made his
life pure and righteous, gave him strong
support and rich consolations in sickness
and death. His last illness was marked
by patience, meekness and manly forti
tude; a constant thoughtfulnes3 for oth
ers; a yeai ning tenderness toward those
whom be loved on earth, and a devout
trust in Him, whom he loved in Heaven.
He could not see me often, nor were my
visits necessary to one who, in all his life,
h d walked so near to God.
But the few interviews I had with him
made me feel more deeply than ever the
majesty of Christian faith, and the gran
deur and glory of those hopes, which
preserve their brightness and reality, and
become the life and stay of the soul when
all earthly things fail. In one of my vis
its there was an expressive expression of
Christian humility. I had offered pray
er, and was retiring, when he said faint
ly, but with a very distinct utterance,
"I wish to speak: to you;" and then, in
reference to strong expressions of confi
dence he had made at a previous inter
view, "I fear you misconceived me, and
thought me presumptuous, to express any
feeling unbecoming a mortal man and a
sinner. I mean to be humble. I feel
my need of the Divine mercy, and trust
in it through Christ. I only meant to ex
press my entire submission to the will of
the Heavenly Father."
The sublime sentiment of submission
was the atmosphere of his soul. It was
written upon his countenance during all
his sickness, and remained there when
death had set his seal upon his brow.
There was a blessed fulfillment of Scrip
ture in all the closing scene of his life.
"Mark the perfect man, and behold the
upright, for the end of that man is pea:e."
SETTING TEA THINGS.
Instead of the ever-recurring clatter
and the loss of time incidental to putting
all that is wanted twice a day in most
families entirely away, and getting it out
airain for breakfast and tea, I have learn-
ed to get the necessary articles leady for
the next meal immediately after wash
ing them up from the former. Of course,
this necessitates the consecration of one
tray to cups and saucers, &c, and will
make it advisable to find or provide a
shelf wide enough to hold it. But, as
materially hastening to the operation of
" bringing tea" fourteen times in every
week, it woull be worth some contri
vance, for its comfortable accomplish
ment in all houses. It might be a curi
ous test of the comparative prevalence of
what is by courtesy termed " common
sense," to ascertain how many individ
uals in the different classes of mistresses
and servants, in their endeavor to carry
out the above, method, would naturtilly
wash the tray first, and how many would
becin with the cups and saucers. Go
dey's Ladies' Book.
JANE JOHNSON AND COL
JANE JOHNSON AND COL WHEELER.
The trial of the negroes who were in
dicted for riot in freeing Col. Wheeler's
slaves from the restraints he put upon
them, has just closed in Philadelphia.
Col. Wheeler, after having first given
out that he had sailed for Nicaragua,
made his appearance on the witness
stand, and told his story as strongly as
he coujd against the negroes. If his
presence there was unexpected by the
friends of the defendants, still more so to
him was the sudden appearance of Jasx
Johxsox, the woman he claims as his
slave, as a witness against him. A cor
respondent of the Tribune says :
Quits a thrilling scene took place in
Judge Kelly's Court to-day during the
trial of the Wheeler case. Yesterday
the counsel f r the Commonwealth had
it all their own way, and their testimony
went far to show that the woman Jane
was forced away against her will that
of Col. Wheeler was especially full and
circumstantial, to this effect. In the ab
sence of the woman, the only person com
petent to testify fully to the question of
voluntariness, the Col. could afford to be
particularly strong : bnt, pres-to 1 in the
midst of proceedings this forenoon Jane
Johnson appeared in Court. She came
in escorted by an officer and accompan
ied by Mrs. Mott, Mrs. McKim, Miss.
Pugh and Mrs. Plumby. She was put
on the stand, and her testimony utterly
and entirely destroyed that of Col.
Wheeler and his witnesses. Her evi
dence was clear and just to the point,
reiterating in the most satisfactory man
ner all she said in her affidavit at New
But it was a bold and a perilous more on
the partof her friends, and the deepest ap
prehensions were felt for a while for the
result. The United States Marshal was
there with his warrant and an extra force
to execute it. The officers of the Court
and other State officers were there to
protect the witnesses and vindicate the
laws of the State. Vanyke, the United
States District-Attorney, swore he would
take her. The State officers swore be
should not, and for a while it seemed that
nothing could avert a bloody scene. It
was expected that the conflict would lake
place at the door when she should leave
the room, sothat when she and her friends
went out, and for some time after, the
most intense suspense pervaded the
court-room. She was however allowed
to enter the carriage that waited for her
without disturbance. She was accom
panied by Mr. McKim, Secretary of the
Anti-Slavery Society, Lucretia Mott and
George Corson, one our most manly and
intrepid police officers. The carriage
was followed by another filled with offi
cers as a guard, and thus escorted she
was taken back in safety to the house
from whence she had been brought
Her title to freedom under the laws of
the State will hardly again be brought
We have recently collected a few sta
tistics concerning the amount of emigra
tion from Great Britain to Utah, which
has taken place within thi last year, and
the aggregate will be somewhat surpris
ing to those unacquainted with the ex
tensive system of proselytizing which the
Mormons have now organized through
out Europe. The following is the state
ment as published, dating from the 27th
of November, 1854, to the 29 th of ApriL
Isaac Jones ......
Nov. 47 .
Jan. 7 .
Jan 17 .
Feb. 3 .
April Si .
April itt .
No. of Passengers.
Of these, 874 were landed in New
York, 1,450 in Philadelphia, and 1,302
in New Orleans, from which places they
were forwarded to Salt Lake City ; 1,127
of their number were indebted to the
Perpetual Emigrating Fund for the
means of emigrating, and from their
statement it would appear t'.at there are
at present nearly 1,000 peisons in Eng
land alone, only waiting for the means to
join the Saints in Utah.
A teach'T in a Sunday School once
remarked, that he who buys the truth
makes a good bargain ; and inquired if
any scholar recollected an instance in
Scripture of a bad bargain.
"I do," replied a boy. "Esau made
a bad bargain when he sold his birth
light for a mess of pottage."
A second said, Judas made a bad bar
gain when he sold his Lord for thirty
pieces of silver."
A third observed. Our Lord tells us
that he makes a bad bargain, who, to
gain the whole world loses his own soul.
A Lad bargain indeed !
Permit us to say, to those mothers wha
interest themselves in the education of
their children, be assiduous early to im-
plant domestic tastes in the mind of
your daughters. Let your little girl sit
Dy your side with her needle. Do not
put her from yon when you discharge
inose employments which are for the
comfort of the family. Let her take Dart
in them as far as her feeble hand is ca
pable. Teach her that this will be her
province when she becomes a woman.
Inspire her with a desire to make all '
around her comfortable and happy. In
struct her in the rudiments of that sci
ence whose results are so beautiful.
Teach her that not selfish gratification.
out tne good of a household, the Improve
ment of even the humblest dependent.
is tne business or her sex. When you
walk out to call on your friends, some
times take her with you ; especially if
you visit the aged, or go on -errand of
mercy to the sick and poor, let her be
your companion. Allow her to sit by
the side of the sufferer, and learn those
nursing services which afford relief to
him. Associate her with you. Make
her your friend. Purify and. perfect
your own example for her sake. And
while you mingle with domestic traininir.
and with the germ of benevolence, a
knowledge of the world of books, to
which it wiQ be a sweet privilege to in
troduce her, should yon be able to add
not a single fashionable accomplishment,
still be continually thankful in shielding
ner irom the contagion of evil example.
Keep in good humor. It is not great
calamities that embitter existence, it ia
the petty vexations and jealousies, the
little disappointments, and the 'minor
miseries,' that make the heart heavy
and the temper sour. Don't let them.
Anger is pure waste of vitality. It helps
nobody, and hinders everybody. It ia
always foolish, and always disgraceful,
except in some rare cases when it ia kin
dled by seeing wrong done to another ;
and even that, noble rage seldom mends
the matter. Keep in good humor.
No man does his best except when ha
is cheerful. A Hyht heart makes nim
ble hands and keeps the mind free and
alert. No misfortune is so great a$one
that sours the temper. Till cheerfulness
is lost, nothing is lost. Keep in good.
The company of a good humored man
is a perpetual feast. He is welcome
everywhere. Eyes glisten at his ap
proach, and difficulties vaaish in his
cheering presence. Franklin's indomit-.
able good humor did as much for his
i. Aii n i i
buuuujr iu uib uiu vougress as ACldms
fire or Jeflerson's wisdom. He clothed
wisdom with smiles and softened con
tentious minds into acquiescence. Keep
in good humor.
A good conscience, a sound stomach,
and a clear skin are the elements of good
humor. Get them, keep them, in good
.tvijuiiuus X' WU.Tf UMC LUUblOU,
the most nutritive of animal food con
tains only 29 per cent of nutritive mat
ter to 74 pounds of water wheat flour
contains 90 per cent, of nutriment to 10
of water, and corn meal 91 per cent, of
9 of water. Potatoes, on the other hand,
contain 22J pec cent, of nutriment to 77J
of water ; and turnips contain but four
and a half per cent of nutriment to ninety-five
and a half of water. Cabbage is
but little more nutritions eontaing but 7 J
per cent, of nutriment. The most nutri
tious of all vegetable food, however, is
the white bean, which yields 95 per cent,
of nutriment to 5 pounds of water. Of
the fruits, the cucumber is the least na-'
tritious, and plums the most Fish are
the least nutricious of animal food. It
thus appears thai the most nutrtious, and
of course the cheapest, food for man is :
Meats mutton, beef and poultry ; Veg
etable substances flour, bread, meal,
beans and rice.
Upright Mas. We love upright men.
Pull them this way and the other, and
they only bend, but never break. Trip
them down, and in a trice they are on
their feet again. Bury them in the mud.
and in an hour they would be out and.
bright. You ca mot keep them down
you cannot destroy them. They are the
salt of the earth. Who but they start
any noble project ? They build our.
cities, whiten the ocean with their sails,
and blhcken the heavens with the smoke
of their cars. Look lo them, young men,
and catch the spark of their energy.
Dial gently with those who stray.
Draw them back by love nd p rsuasion.
A kis is worth a thousand kicks. A
kind word is more valuable to the lost
than mines of gold. Think of this, add
be on your guard, ye who would chase to,
J the grave an erring brother.