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THE LOST RINGLET.
THE LOST RINGLET. BY PH. LOMELA.
-In death I now am (rue to the,
0, while you lite be true to me-"
And thou art to t! thou priceless gem,
The last sad link in memory's chain.
That long has soothed my troubled breast,
When racked with never dyit.jr pain.
Long did'st thou wreath that marble brow, .
Like sunbeams twined with lillies rare.
And shaded sweet those sparkling eyes,
That epake the kindness a welling there.
Thou wcrt the last nnd dearest tie.
That bound me to departed worth.
And spoke in words of loving light,
The fading ways of all the earth.
YetlAouart gone but still will I,
Pursue life's path in dreary gloom,
'Till death unsheaths his poisonous sting,
And lays me low within the tomb,
Oft did I jraie with fondest joy.
On bir who kindly caaed for thee.
And nineteen summers blooming; flowers
Was all of earth 'twus thine to sec ;
For wert thou snatched from that grave
That eager drank my scalding tears,
And clasped in icy cold embrace,
My every hope of future years.
Though seven springs have pns'ed away,
Bines thou entwined that jewel f.iir,
Yet still thou art my only joy
Thou glossy ringlet of her hair ;
The little bind of burnished gold.
That circled thee in fund embrace.
The name so richly carved thereon,
Have found a lastiug hiding pUce.
But. though bereft of every leof,
Of this mj dear transplanted flower,
Her memory (that 1 cannot loose.)
bhall calm each sad and dreary hour ;
And just as she did All my heart,
liefore pile death her soul set free,
Ho shall her dear departed shade.
Forever till my memory.
THE TWO WAYS,
A BEAUTIFTL STORY FOR THE YOUNG.
BY T. S. ARTHUR.
James Lewis was fifteen years old. Like
inany lads of his age, lie felt at limes that the
parental timid which tonight to guide hirn
aright, drew upon llie reign too often. He
wished Jo do many things 1 hut his f.ilhtr dis
approved, nnd ofien became, impatient when
checked by one wiser and more experienced
In this respect, James was like most ynumr
persona who think their pnrems or uordinus
are over particular about them, and rnoie in
clined to abridge their pleasure thuu to widen
their spheres of enjoyment.
"I think fuil.er is very unkind," we have
heard a boy say, when the act of the pareiii
was dictated by the tenderest regard for bis
"Mother never likes to see me enjoy my
aelf," says a little girl, when some restriction
was laid upon her. And yet that very restric
tion is meant to save her from years of misery
in afier life.
. Children are not apt to think that their pa
tents are older find more experienced than
themselves, and in consequence know be Mar
than they what is good for their good. Nor
do they comprehend the loving and thought
ful care, deepening ofien into anxious solici
tude, wi'.h which they are ever regarded. We
do not greatly wonder at this, because the
mud" Of the'ehitdren are not perfected, and
their'store of experience is small. Still, they
are able 1,0 understood wh.it their pnrenls
leach them, and to net mole wisely, and thus
toiecute happiness in the fuluie, that their
parents and friends so ofien present good pra
cepts to their jjjinds, cuired iu ibem what they
see to be wrong, on i seek so consiauily to
turn their feet into ways of salety. Hut we
are going to relate "something about a lad
named James Lewis, who was fifteen ye.irs
.old. A boy who Jias gained that age generally
hat his mind pre'ty wetl stored from books,
and be isa'ole to think on a good many sub
jects. And he is, mortover, very opt to have
a pretty good opinion of himself, and to be
lieve that be knows even better than bis fath
er, what is best for him.
James was just such a lad ns we have here
pict&red, and his .father ofien felt troubled
about him when he sow how perversly -be
sought to have his own way, even though ii
was opposed by his parents.
- "My son," said Mr. Lewis, one day, after
hating vainly endeavored to make James un
derstand that something he wished to do was
wrong, "there are two ways of life-one lend
iruj to happiness, the other to misery. At fiisl
ll,ey run almost side by Mde, and we may eas
ily step from one to the other ; but suon they
diverge wildly, an. I never come in fight of each
again. The path that leads to destruction,
jny son, looks more mvitirg to lr-e young ami
experienced than the one that lends to hap
jiinesa. The flowers that grow along the margin-
hare brighter hues and a more attractive
.perfume, while in the distance a 'iuinlred
Jetight prospects are given to the eye. The
.young are naturally inclined to walk in this
pU. : But God has given them parents ami
itienda to point them to the belter way and
lead (swat therein. They stand ns angels of
oeiey, sent from heaven to guide them in the
jreyofjtfe. James, try and let this thought
ink into your mind. And now 1 leave you
;, iu this instance, to act as your mind may
direct. 1 have pointed out the danger thai
liefore you -1 have told you the wuy iu which
jou desire to walk is not the right way. That
,Hhat wa (eel Inclined to do ia not always heat
fot jib, because our hearts are evil, Led free
s 1 now leave you, my ton. let me earnestly
entreat you to" choose the pain of safety.
jjnay not be so inviting at Jjrat , you may not
,aUlio enter it eicepi thiough self denial; lu
ou will nut walk in it long before discovering
that the flowers wJijcb spring up hew and
tkee have a wel ?d sooihiiig perfume, and
Jo at your feet ae nut weary, although the
ay looked rougJj wften yiewed fiom the path
1 tieve so earnestly warned you to take."
ti We are sorry to say that toe wonla of Mr.
J,ewiadtd ooliiuJc aa deeply into Uuj heart
aroea aa they aboultl have dune. It ia true
'that be thought aixinit them, and, lo a cerium
,eMefM,omprebnded their meaning. But ins
inclination waa stronger than liia reason. As
Jiia father bad not laid hi commands on him,
tie; after sirule ia hie ewn mind, between
of right Mt desire, to enter into
Jleasure wboee charme ia imaguistton bad
etj htejted, mffered bun'aetf lo c rate t the war
BY L. 0. GOULD.
"Fearless and Free."
$l,5Cper Annum in Advance.
EATON, PREBLE COUNTY, 0.. NOV. 1,135-5.
Vol. 12. No. 20.
in which was no safely, and dreaming of no
danger he was l-u aside lo the commission of
an act that violated human and Divine laws.
Wl.en James jeturued home, he felt afraiil lo
meet his father. Oh, how unhappy he was 1
Never in his life had he been so wretched.
He had gathered the first fruit that hung tempt
ingly from the branches that bent over the ny
he had chosen to walk in, hut t hud proved to
his tnsle as hitler as wormwood. All that his
lather had said, when w.irmni! him not to
choose the way of error, eamn vividly lo his
mind, and almost with tears did he repent of
his folly. Alone in his rmm, bowed down
with shame and self condemnation, James
Lewis sat alter llie shadows of evening had
fallen. Gradually as the twilight deepened
and his eyes seemed to relleet tie objects
around him, .he mind of the lad bernme filled
with confusion and rapid changing imat,ts.
Suddenly there was a great chance. He
found himself standing on a beaut ilul plain,
from w hich departed two ronds toward he was
walking. His mind was tranquil nnd happy.
One of these lOatls looked exceedingly inwlin.
Bright fiowers sprung th'tkly hem'e j I , n !
rees, among the branches of which sportrd
birds of gnyest plumage, grew all along is
borlers. The other road presented nothing at
tractive. The margin was nenrly barren, ami
beg.in at onre to asreml a bleep mnl mine
what rutted hill. As Jnmes diew near ihe
point where lliestf two roads diverted, he met
an o lil man, with a mi'd coun't una' e, and
eyes lit up by w isdom.
"You see b fore ynn, said the old man.
"Ihe way of life nnd the tond 'to ilesirucl ion
Choose, now, hich you will walk in. The
mud to destruction looks more inviting Hum
the way of hie, but the flowers yo-j ste have
no sweel perfume, the fruits thai hang tempt
ingly fiom the trees are hitler lo the Ins e, and
the rond Hint looks so smoi.th n'd pleasant, i
in reality routth and stony. The farther ou
gn on this rond Ihe less attractive it becomes:
but with every st-p of progress in the wav of
life, the more beautiful will all appear. The
our leads to death, the other to life. Choose
m.w, the way in whirl, you will walk."
The boy pnused only fur a few minutes.
He looked, first at the unattractive way, and
then at the path so full of beauty.
"The ''bl mini has erred," said he in bis
heart. "This is the rond lo happiness and to
life, and the other is I tie- way to letiiiclioii."
And then he entered, with hurrying fret,
Ihe rond lo destruction. Earnestly tlie oil
man called af'er hirn and lendnriy did he warn
him, but ihe boy heeded him not.
In his eagerness to reach a spot at n short
l distance from the point where ihe two rondj
Iseperaled, and al which there was n heautiful
arbor, with n fountain throwing hitpht waters
iiitnlhesuniiyair, Ins foot struck nrmnst n simie
I whbh was not perceived, and he fell to the
j earth with a stunning jar. He was in so much
pin n irom i ne ibii nen ne renrmxi ihv preen
arbor, that he could rot enjoy lis pitasant
shade, nor Hike delight in the lieniailul foun
tain. With a groan he threw himself full
length upon the green swar'1, where he had
lain only a few minutes, when he sprung to
his feet in sudden terror, fur close in i.im had
crept a poisonous serpent Hint was just about
Striking him wi'h his deadly fang.
With less ardor, the boy moved on Ihe way
he had chosen. Soon a uiiinher of flowers,
(lowing in all the colors of .the rainbow, ar
rested hisrves, and he stepped iiside to gatli.
er them. Hut heir odo wnssnofi-usive, that
he threw them to the earth ipiirklv. Another
flower tempted him by i s be.ni'y, but, in
piucKiiifc it ne :ore nis nanus with nmr s
fousing now, be looked hark, and Ihe wish
arose in his nur.d that he had taken Ihe other
road. He would have re'raced Ins sleps, but
he remembered the wpent at the h unlaiii,
ami feared lo go by that (longerons place again,
So be moved on once more. Far in advance,
there opened before him a beautiful pro-peel,
and he passed on lo enjoy the scene. But all
was on illusion a mirage in the desert
When he gained Ihe spot, the nitraclion hud
disappeared. Ami now the mail began to as
cend nnd to wind alonj the skirts of a forest,
llis heart grew faint as he entered deeper an
deeper into this gloomy distric', and he Saw
no open spate ahead.
As he walked learfully a nng, a roar shook
the eanri; then a beast "I pre rushed past him
and struck his fangs deep inlo the vi'nls of
some weaker animal Terror gave wiuts In
his4eet end he ran deeper into the forest.
Will nt length began In come, li was with
difficulty that he cnuhi find his wpy or k,t p
in the pnlh, which had become so rough that
he siuinblid at almost every step, llis feel
were bruised and cut, ami he walked onward
"Oh, thai I had taken Ihe o'her road," he
said, pushing iu the midst of the dark forest,
an . look-nig behind. Hut the ciy ol the void
beasts arose in the direc ion fiom which be
had come. Ilu moved again, when, suddenly
a meteor abut a c loss the sky. Uy Ihe light
whic h il gave, ho saw himself on the very
brink of a feailul gull, and he would have ! ecu
lost in another moment. The shock sianlcd
him fiom his dream."
All was dark in the chamber where James
Lewis mhI, cud ii was some moments before
he could realize Ihe fact that he was in his
lather's house, with two ways in lile yet be
fore him, and he in fieedoin lo choose lliu one
iu which he would walk.
Dear children, if you wish to enter the right
way the way of life, leading In everlasting
felicity you must do so through obedience.
You cannot yourself know Ihis way It must
he pointed out to you. if left In yourself, you
would be almost teriaiu to lake the road
destruction. The way of obedience is the
way of safety. This way does not look iuvj
ling al first, but when you have enieie.l it,
you :.ee that it grows niofe pleasant, attractive
ami beautiful el every step. Unlike Ihs other
way no serpent?, lurk amid ihe waving grass,
no thorns ate among Is flowers; il lewis
lliloui:!) no daik forest ahouudiue in ravenous
bens s. And unlike the way which teimina ts
in ihe Gull of Destruciion, it ends in the Gar
den of God.
How to "Go it."
Go it strong in your praise of Ihe absent.
Some of it will be sure lu gel round.
Go it slnm when you make love lo a pieity
widow. More people have erred iiy too little
than by too much ,iu this pellicular.
Go it ktrone when taking up contributions
for a charitable purpose, il will pay.
Go it strong when you make a public
speech. Nine people out of ten never lake
anyallusiou unlet i cuts likeashorl-haiidled
whip or a rhinu.-Ceros cowhide.
Go il strong when yu advertise. Business
is like architecture Us best supports lull
CTA lucky chap of Washington, who has
tried the prescriplHuhsayac ."A woman is the
best manoBUVeret arier all. Take three pounds
peltfcoats, atir briskly, and you will have
never-failing prescript iou for getting an office.
Sammer is Ended.
Summer is ended, lhestin in his annual path-1
way has crossed the enuatoriat i.neonceniore, '
and lelt our northern pole in another six .
months oitbl. His noontide rays fall more!
aslaui aoioss our own fields, and grow weaker:
and veuker in his powers to W'-irni and euliglii-1
en. The shadows lengthen at nnd dv,
in Ihe direction whence cumes chill and fiost. I
The enemy of vegetable life has scarcely '
yet touched leaf or llower with his destroying
finger, but it is evident to the obseivmg eye,
that the period of vigoious growth has passed
away, and that the season is i.boiit to fill into
sear and yellow leaf." As the grevof np-
proachiug agn mauifrsls itself here and there
amid the raven locks of manhood even in its
piime, as a linte of blighter color, lights up
the youthful cheek of the consumptive iviih n;
prernonilo'V symplom of impending dooinso4fu
does I tie ciuuiging gieen oi the summer loliage
indicate its appronching lull.
But atpid the.e indications of a coming change
thert is mingled un infini'c amount of present
enjoyment and futtne hope ; the gathered har
vest, the mellowing limt, the ripening nut,
ihe piosptclof a respile from summer's toils,
and the approaih of wiuier eujuymeuts, the
scattering of epidemic iliseHi'es he tore the
health bearing breath of a polar atmosphere,
the nt w lei'se of existence which will be given
:o thousands of fellow limn, whose only hope
is in the reumi of n purer and cooler nir. the
quicker pulsations ol young mid lusty life,
which bounds re-poustve 10 a breath of win
ter, and diivvs back his icy approaches by a
more vigorous nc:irr,y of Ihe vital powers, aH
unite lo render the prospect of the coming
lealh like sbep of ail vegetable life, pleasing
ns well ns mi lituclndy.
Seed lime mid harvest has come and gone ;
it I. as been the seed lime of evils and a h.ir
usl ol death iu niiiny rep-cls, ns well as one
of good, and a Imrve.-t of Ide. Seed time and
hni vest will come and go iain nnd attain to
the end of lime. It las been promised Ivonk
potent lo redeem the pledge, nud who never
changes his purposes; but they will rot al
ways come and lu us, for each succeeding
season finds the ranksof the sowers am! reap
ers gradunl'y mnile up of new reciuits. Here
a veteran reiiies and one of middle ne fills
his place, logiuw old in rciurn j there a mid
dle aged reaper faints and fulls nut of ihe
ranks, but Ihe g p .s sudiieiil) closed op by n
new comer; ill another part of Ihe field a
louthful laboier, full of r.c ivity and pope, i
striekeii dowi), bin his place is specdi.y made
good, and the work of lime guts bravely on.
And yet we have each nil individual destiny
to fulfill, and nil individual uuty lu perform,
whether we sow wnh a broader or narrower
cosl j whether we cut the harvest with a wi
der sweeping and lusty stroke or fill the place
or humble gleaners iu the great field; it is the
manner in which we perforin our part, that
will tell upon our future well being. I: is uoi
man 01 ih" greatest i,.iviim. ,1,, r h who
occupies the highest place, that will receive
the greatest reward ,n Ihe Harvest Home ; bin
he u ho does his whole duty lo the best of his
ahiiilv, whether his sliitmii be lofty ur low. I;
becomes us tln-n to strive iu the summer of
life to garner up a haivest of good deeds, such
as will support lis in our winter ynri, in
time, and tell in our behalf iu the unchanging
duiaiiun of eternity.
How emblematic of puie and holy tilings.
How full of thought how lull of inclining. To
see Ihe rose bud f.ill from i's mother bush,
fit k the hf.lrt w il h I hniu'hts ol snd iit-S3. Dm
o, to see a lire bud niped from its mother's
: u,ms by the culd hand of death, laid iu Ihe
j .ilile cnrliu," hid forever f'um her view,
)Mngs thoughts still deeper, still sadder. The
t me rn) ,iat c0.iy huiu around its mothers
lieck, the liltlehsnd Iha! so loudly, so luiio
cently played with her feat n its, Ihe little
dimpled face, the bright, sparkling eyes thro'
which that little ceni of heaven smiled, now
lay cold and calm in death. The 'iitlle cof
fin" euciicle; its form, hut where is the tulant
soul that filler! this lntle casement Willi lile
and light, and caused its mother's heart lo re
joice ? Ah, it kised her bps, drew one rest
less sich, then flew from hei breast and now
rests mi Ihe bosom of Hun who said "Let lit
tle children come unto rr:e." It-is a iliauem
ill the crown of Infinite Holiness, with nil an
gels wings and garb of gold, it decorates the
throne of Infinite Love.
As we sit nl our window, we see n father
, carrying a "little coffin" under his arm. A
little coffin" never entered his habitation
before. This life bub was its pnrenls joy, n
was heautiliil, about to bloom, when an angel
flit hy and plucked nnd bore it fur uwny. Due..
that mother weep T Wipe away each tear.
! ,,ive ay ,.,. saddened thought, lor thou
;sM,,. see ihy little bud blooming in the wrtalh
thai surrounds the throtie in heaven.
A Low Voice in Women.
Yes; we ogree with the old poet who said
that a low, soil voice was an' "excellent thing
in women." Indeed, we leel inclined lu go
much farther limn he has on the subject, ond
tail i; I er Clowning charm. No matter whnl
othct i tlraciioiis she may have ; she may be
a as ll.e Trojan Helen, nud as learned
as l.e luiious i ypatia ol ancient lilies; she
inav I ave nil llie accomplishments considered
rcynM e al the piesenl day, and yet ii she
lacks a low, sweet yoice, she Can never be
really fascinating. How often the spell ol
beauty is :inh ly broken by coarse, loud link
ing. , How ofii.ii you are inesismbly drawn lo
a plain unassuming woman, wl ose soft, sil
Veiy tones, render her pnsAlvrly nltrau ive.
llesi.les, we fain y we ( an judge of Ihe cluirnc
urby Ihe voie, Ihi' bland miiooiIi fawiuug
lone seems o Us to betoken deceit nud l,yp .c -lisy,
as inviiiHide us Ihe iiiusical, subdued
voice ilidiciites genuine reliueineiil. Il Hit
soi tal rnc!e how pleasant n is to lie- tr the sex
talk iu that low key, which nl ays character
Ues Ihe true lady, lu the sniictiiaiy of home,
how such a void soniiis the lre;ul ch hi, and
eheeis the weary hiisbann. How sweeny
cadence floats an uml the sick chamber, and
"round Ihe dying bed j Willi what solemn
melody do ihey breathe a prayer lor llie deperl
i'ig soul. Ah, yes, a low soft voice is an
excellent thing in wnnine." Bujj'uli Republic.
On Ti.r. Wronu Train. A few uighla since
some vivuug men, going from Columbus lo Cin
cinnati, in thecals, were gelling ralner noisy
mid pufane ; a tenileman in a white cravat,
tapped one of them on the shoulder with the
"Young mm do you know that you are on
the road to hell I
"That's iy: my luck." said one of the par-
ly. "1 look a ticket lo
' Liucinali. aua t ye
got on t'e wiong train
A-7 A Mrs. Camnbell. of Canaloharie. N.
Y., sii weeks since, gave biril. 'o a daughter,
which ia now only leu inchei high, and weigh,
h..,in Jl?u .'iJ: tZ.J., one inch!
nndiolien iiestoweu iiieiung giiim es upon ilinsnid
sh t rift, lie was ai'mined nnd the widow ap
peared ; the confusion mid delight which the
arrival of Ihe visitor occasioned, set off lo
grea:ei advantage limit imul ii.tr captivating
charms of the widow i, (k-r cheeks bore
j that beautiful blended tint of the apple lilos
the sum ; her lips resembled ihe rose buds upon
winch the morning dew iei liiiL'ercd, and her
eves wire like the iiiiverof Cupid, Ihe glances
of love and tendeiuess vnih v. loch they were
filled resembled arrows that on'y wonted a
anion the punj to no full execuiioii.
Ve have heard of a good story of which an
Alabama Sheriff wos the hero. Court was iu
session, and amid 'he multipicity of business
which devolved upon htni nt term tim, he
slopped a! the door of a pre'ty widow, on ihe
sunny side of thirty, who, by Ihe way, had
After a few common pin' e ternnrks : ".Mad
am," said the iimlter-ol lacl Sl.tnlf, "I have
eu ntlachmeul for you."
A deeper blush than usual mantled the
cheeks ol llie lair wnio j the down c.is' eyes
whose glances were centered upon ,er beau
tiful loot, which, half concel leel by her flow
ing drnperv, gently palled the door ; she Will,
equal vaiulor replied :
"Sir, the altachiiienl is reciprocal."
r jr some lime Ihe nh'-rill uiiiiuiained an
astonished silence ; at lc-n:li he sa:d :
''Madam, von will proceed to Ci ur!
"Pioeeed lo Couu," replied the lady with
a merry laugh ; then shaking her head, she
said: "Nosir ! IhoiiLh tins is tniii n, I
will not lake nilvantaai; of the license therein
granted to my sex, and therefore I greatly
piefer that uu should pioeeed to Court."
"Hut, madam, the justice is wai ing."
"Let him wa't, 1 am noi disposed lo hurry
mailers, in so unbecoming a manner, nnd be
sides, sir, when the ceremony is performed, I
wish you to underslnud Ihal I greatly prefer
it mmuti-r lo a ji. slice of the peace."
A light duwned upon ;he Sheriff's brain.
"Madain," said he, rinsing Irom his chair with
solemn dignity, "ihere is a (.real mistake here ;
my Iniiguaiie has been irii.siiudersiood ; ihe at
:a: hiiwutofwhich 1 speak Was is.-ucd from
the office of Esquire C., and commands nie to
IirillL' von Ills lllil V I-Hlnre mm. lo ioisu't-r nl
coiili imil nM.'oiirl. in disiuVvin., n i,l,i,rr.,n,
iii the case nl-Smith vs. Junes !"
We drop the curtain.
Our own Fireside.
Is there a man who does uol love his own
fire side, his heartli-sione, Ins wife, mid his
Old family bible t Ti e fneside, the hearth
stone, Ihe wile and Ihe li'bte, brighten Ihe
fire on the hearth ; and without tnswiie ami
the liihle we should he miserable, the iiiosl
miserable ol r, eu ! Our heart leaches us Hint
the fireside is the most sacied spot on earth
No rush in I ruder can touch 11. We love il so
leveieutiy, with ll.e old ilible, that we Could
do any dcspi rate deed to protect both! It
is boliir bappily and truly sum, Unit, "the
music of hi ppy voices encircling our firesides
ami our tables Ihe smite u' greeiiug Die
syrupailiy of sorrow ihe nameless little kind
ness thai sparkle of! Irom the aliar ol famity
Ollecliori the unwearied watchnigs of the
sick chamber Ihe soil arm ol laiesi devotion,
which soolhes nud sustains us and aid us lo
lean securely on the lod and (he sialf, w hich
in, v.- alone can coinluil US llnough li e shadow-;
all these are but responsive blessings to Ihft
love, and tale and teinleiiess, u hicli we have
sliu-wi in our households the natural reward
of a true, domestic molality."
Tiue, tvery word I The smile, and sym
pathy and kindness cheer our heart at Ihe
fireside. The bright fire u: nnd winter, iU
soil whisperings of love in ni dninimer, the
delicious music ol ail things in Nature torn
bine harinuuiuusly lu inukti our owu fiiesides
a happy hemic. Fireside Journal,
Caution to the Curious.
1. When you enter a piiiiling uflice be sure
lo gawk nhoiil and read all the manuscript
you tan get your eyes on. Il is veiy polite
veiy , and besides w bo knows you may be
able lo dele-ci some enoimoiis villainy ami
crush il in the bud ? Isn't this a free
country, and what business has printers Willi
privacy I they are paid lor publishing the
2. Be sure to pick some of the type in the
case and examine lliein especially il yuu have
not seen any belore. Type nre nol too good
lobe looked at are Ihey f Throw them down
again when )oJ rre done, iu'ooueof the box
es no mailer winch. Primers should urn
huve so niiiny li'lle boxes all of n.e same size,
if ihey want 'oiks to be paiticuh.r.
3. JJon'l ueg tci llie press, 1 beg of you ;
:l is an engine I vast importance lo the world
lake hold of il ; il was made to use. Pull
the bur up. llis not such a mighty level
power, niter all, when theie is no form
on. Theie, let go, guoss it will go back
itself, if those pesky spiuigs are g od Lr any
thing slam bnii', "Good giacious have I
done any uamnge, Misler I"
4. I'v Mire to get your clothes covered willi
ink, and curse the pressman u li the elayj of
your lile !
Three things that never become rusty
The money of the bem voleiil, the shoe on
a b.itchei's horse, and u Ireilul tongue.
Tiiree things not easily done : Tonllny thirst
with liie, to diy wet w nil water, lo please all
in i ve-iyUnii" thai is done.
Three. thiiiLS that i.re as good ns the best :
Brown bieud in a lamine, well water ;n thirst,
and a greal coal in the winter.
Tlnee things as good as iheir belters : Dir
ty wa'er lo exlingiiish fire , and an ugly wife in
, bl:'l dim., and a wooden sword lo n rownrd
Three things Hit I seldom agiee : Two cats
over one mouse, two scolding wives iu one
house, n nl two lovers of the same maiden.
Three things of a short coiiiinuiiiice : A
i,iy's love, n chip fire, and a brook's flood.
I Tnrec ihins Hint ought never to oe irmn
I . . Hi I... A. I .1... I
llie tut, i ne uuiiuuejr uuu euc liuiiau-
Th'ee things Seen in the peacock : The garb
of en'aiigel, Hit walkol a Unci and the voice
of ihe devil.
Three things unwise to boast of: The flu
vol of Ihy ale, the beauty of thy wife, uiid the
contents of ihy purse.
Three in ise ties ol a man's house: A smoky
chimney; a dripping roof and a scolding wile.
One of tiik Gau. Tne Toledo Republican
says that a Geroiau woman enl inlo Scenl's
hnriUaie store a few mornings Sli ce, bought a
cooking stove and placing lion her head,de
i, raltsy marched off wnh it. Ifshe'auot
IMrried, there's a woman fo
for yoe, bnyj.
JT"HeUo, Ihere,' said a lawyer to a farmer
eng.ged in pbughing, "yo,u don't plough
ueep enough.". k
"Ahaaid the farmer, not o oeep as you
I lawyers do Into men' pocket'.'
Higher! is n word of noble meaning, 1 tie
inspiration of all treat deeds the sympathetic
ham thai lend?, link by link the impassioned
soul to its zenith of gl'iry, nud still holds Us
o'lj'c: siandlng and glitlcriut; nulling the stars.
Hither ! lisps the infant that clasps its
parent's knees, and make its feeble essay lo
nre from llie floor -i! is ihe aspiiation of child
hood to hurst' the narrow confines of the
craillf, in which its sweet moments have puss
Higher I laughs the proud school boy at hi'
swing ; or as he r limbs the tallest tu e of the
forest, that he may look down on his less1 ad
venturous companions with a flush nf exulta
tion ami abroad over the fields of his native
village. He never s .w so extended prospect
Higher ! earnestly breathes the s'udent of
philosophy and nature ; he has a host ol rivals,
hut e inu-t eclipse tl.ein all. The inidiiulii
oil in his lainK hum dim, but he finds I glr
and knowledge in the lamps of ben v en and
his soul is ri'-ui weary when the la-t of them
is hid behind Ihe curlaius of the morning.
An I h'gher ! his voice thunders forth when
the digniiy of manhood bus invested his form,
and the multitude is likening with delight, to
I is i rnclcs ol burning eloquence and ruu;iiii!
like true steel nl the cause of freedom and
right. And when time has changed his locks
to silver, and when Ihe world-wide rinown
is his ; when the maiden gathering flowers hy
the rondsiile, and boy in ihe ro ilsi-le, bow in
reverence as he passes ; anil the pens-nut looks
lo hiniwi'h honor can he breaihe forth from
his heart the f mil wish ol the past 1 -
HiL'her yet ! lie has reached ,e appex of
earthly honor, yet his spirit burns as wairn as
iu y ii h, though with astendier and paler light,
and it would borrow wing's and soar up lo
hiuh heaven, leaving i's tenement lu moulder
among the laurels he has wound around ii,
lor his never ending glory lo lie reached only
in Ilia presence of the .Most, lliyli !
We like fun. 'Il tsa great institution.' If
ii Was to come to Ihnt, we shruid vote for it
with a big hallo!. Fun! llis what kcept
oust of us from getting sour il adi'ists tin
equipoise of lile
d irielinws the fli sh, oils the
brain sets on- rig-ht lieu
bones, rosifies th
his tendency is another way. Uiessins! on the
man, woman or who or what cist; invented
How much has il done, for ou, r n-ler, our
self, Srni'h, llrown, Jenkin, mid Ihe rest ol
the loiks. What a monster what n 'brute.'
Bah ! Everybody avoids him. And then wo
men M ho recoil from Or repulse fun. Con
science and the Crimea, what bcims! Her
countenance is a nailing cloud her voice ns
of ibe tomb her disposition a cross between
ihe lost sliipol h mons and a demijohn of sol
plinrinacid! l.'gh! Turn your feet, your eye,
your baud, from her. She's either spoiled iu
mull iii grail iuut or keeping.
Fun! What -won Id the world do without i.i
.Momus and Joe Mi ler forever? What sun
ihine and roses are !o N'.-.lnre, so is fun Ionian
A Hint on Household Management.
Have you evt r obfervee what a dislike ser
vants have to anything cheap f They hate sa
ving their m.-.sters money. I tiied thisexpcrt
meiii wi'h great success the other day. Find
ing we coiisum, d a vnsl deal of soap, I s.v
ilowe in my thinking chair, and look the soup
question into consideration, ami I found reason
to suspect we we'e using a veiy expensive nr
tic.e, where a much cheaper one woii'd se rve
ti.e purpose belter. 1 ordered half a doz-u
pounds ul both sorts, but look the precaution
of changing the papers on which the prices
were marked, before giving them inlo the
hands of Betty.
"Well, Betly, which soaudovou find wash
es the best V
Oh, please, sir, the dearest, in Hie Hue
paper ; it makes the lalher as well again us
Hie other "
"Well, Betty ycu shall always hive it !hen;'
and thus ll.e unsuspecting Bi lly saved me some
puunCs a year, and washed Ihe clothes better.
Rev. Sidney Smith.
Small Enemies—A Fable.
A gnat cm.' day asked a lion whether Ihey
ought to be friends or enemies.
"Get away, silly insect,' said he, wild con
tempt, 'lest I should crush thee with my foot;
what hart or good could you do me i"
"We soon shnll know,'saiei thegu t ; upon
which he flow info one of the lion's noslrils.
and Weill to slinging hiinuj hard ns he could.
The royal beast roared like thunder, lashed his
sides wnh Ins tail, tore Ins nostrils with bis
claws, and rolled himself in agony, but in
vniu ; Ihe little gnat kept on Sliug'ii'g till ll.e
mighty lion was ouliged to own himself over
come by the I ll Lit gnat, which he had just
It is sometimes justly stiid, that no person
so small or mean, hut that he has it in bis
power to injure us or do us good ; and thai
'hire is no person whose friendship is uol
The Bloom of Age.
A good wouun never grows old. Years may
p.i-SuVer her head, bin if benevolence and
virtue dwell iu her htnrt, she is as eheer'ul o
when Ihe rpring nf life first opened to hei
view. When vie look upon a good woman,
we never think of her nge; she looks as char
ming im whtu the rose of vouth first bloomed
on t er cheek. That rose hnstiol faded yet;
will never fade. I'l her neiiihboihood she
ihe trie nil uml benefactor. Who does not re
sped the woman who bus passed her days
ae;s of kindness and mercyf We repeal such
a woman cannot mow old She w ill always
! ros.li nnd buoyant in sp rits, and active in hum
hie deeds of mercy and benevolence. If Ihe
young giil desires ia retain the. bloom of beauty
and youth, let her love truth and virtue- and
in the close of her life nppear a garden
svveels ever fresh and ever new.
Mrs. Partington on the Sag Nichts
".Moilier," said Mrs. Partington's Ike, here's
a word in 'his ere paper, I ran't make out."
'Spell it, child," said the old lady..
"S a-g N i c-h-t s I"
"Sage Nits, sonny ; what does it say about
"ll says '.hat Ihey started in old Kentucky,
and are spreading all over.'
"Dear on us ! said the old lady," the itjfi
must be coming lo an end I Chit bugs, cut
worms, and locusts, were bad tnuff ; but iiere
must come filthy things, the mge nits I N
s-isseugers for this year, Isaac I 'end Mrs.
ITThe greatest bar to happines is the bar
Jhe grogshop. He who frequents i! will very
likely aoon hna ntmswi oe ' 'J;
Lei us all, then, place a bar aga.nst all ev
arwuig from intemperance-the baron which
inatiyyouiif men have Ijeen shipwrecked.
Rates of Advertising.
One rju are for less) 3 iiucrtions, l:00
" " bach additional niserlion, ii
Three months, ..... S:CU
" " Six monlhs. 6:00
" Twelve months, - - - 8 00
One fourth of a column per year, 16.01
half " . - 1800
" coluu;r "... S0:0J
All over a square charged as two squares.
JJ"Adver;isenien'.a inserted till forbid at
the expense of the advertiser.
Executed at this office with neatness ar.d caj
spalcli, at the lowest possible rates.
JOB WORK Pen, Paste & Scissors.
-r A ..rant m.nu uinb ...111 .... .l "
ij fio.i iim ii . uij ui nut un a purse.
ITTMake a slow answer to a has'y question.
ITTWhat is next to hen-stealing? Cockrob
in. 0"To Vave yoursorja fortune -educate
1-7-A man of 110 account-o ready-money
O One who always speaki colicc'.tdiy A
II 1 11 1 no nogshenns make a pipe, how many
would make a ciuit
T T Happiness Can be mane quile as well of
cheap materials us of dear ones.
ftrr Difficulties dissolve before a cheerful
spirit like snow diifts before the sun.
5rrX') man can ovoid his own company so
he had belter make it as good as possible.
ir'Tfis-e Georee," said a farmer to his hired
man. "the suns up." "Tune he was; he was
uol up at all yesterday. "
fJTT I f yon want to know the way lo the per.,
i'enlinry, follow the man who believes that
he "world owes him a living."
(D Some w ise person advises: When you
buy or sell, let pr hire, make a clear bargain,
and never trust tu "WeshJiit disagree about
A DVLnTiEEr.H-.'s roil GuoiTs. An Indiana
paper ref uses lo publish notices of marriages
and dcuihf, unless they are delivered in per
son. O'A lovesick swain in describing nkiss says
it is a draught 1 hat passes through the system
like a bucketof . a'.er through a basket of
How to Cut ai A cevwi nta n'ct. If he it
poor, lend him some money; if he is rich, ask
him to end you some. Bold means are cer
Fat.w.. A love sick younggentle "an, who
his taken'very much of late to writing son
nets, hay j'isi hung himself with one of hi3
j rAn Irishman Laving been told tliat the
price of bread had fallen, exclaimed: "This
is the first time I ivei rejoiced at the full of my
fr A y.nin; l.ily down cast advertises for
ihe young man Iha: embraced an opportunity,
and says thnt if ho will come over to their
town, he can do better!
ITA kinder hnci.'h cumndrum, Intel v out ,
runs thus: "Why is Mrs. Drafgli teil lile n
lion?" Give :hat up. "Kase she cleans ihe
rri-etx will he r Jo.ig dress '." The "perpttra
lor" desetve's a broomstick.
!Tf"T..!e a wife, Tom,' said Richard Brin
flev Sheridan to his wild son Tom, the faiher
of Mrs. Norton. "Take n wile and reform."
"With all niv heart," replied Tor.i, iunocent
ly, "whose wife shall 1 take?"
jCT"Do we ral ourselves nr do ynn ent us?''
We once heard 0 shrew. 1 Yankee inquire of a
steamboat rnpuin, with whom he was baf
caiiiinj about the fare. 'You cat yourselves,'
responded the captain, gruffly.
ICTMan, cays the anatomist, changes entire
lv every seven years; "theiefore," says Junes,
"my tailor shuul I not. nsk n;e for ihe bill I
contr cted in 1S4S. I f.i n.it l!:e sair-.e per
son, hence I owe him nothing."
IT Sambo, you slarn'd in the law, can vou
say, u the devil was to lose his tail, where
woiiid he 7 lo find onodor onp?' Why to ile
grocery o!j Coursrt yn'i black if'gga, dal's de
only place I knows on '.ihcie dcy re tail bad
irf'Pa! yon hav dnte.l your letter a netlt
alien ' it is not so late in the month by a
week." "Och! hoy, nnd int!a 0-J it's ms thci
i-- 'I'onlitigsv.'fCi Kathleen toet it in advance
of the trim!; sure. I'li not care if she gets it
three days belore it is writkn.''
An lMt:n.xnr:NT Editor. A country EJHor
very iiuainlly rcmniks,
Wc il 1 not b.jlnt'.r to c-.ir patrons,
Our paper is ei-h Uy eiur own,
Wl."Oi':r in-. v I i ke it may take it.
Who don't cm jur.t let it nlonc.
IIulloi, driver, your wheel is running
roiind," sine out an crchin to j cart driver,
who was dr.vinp fnrinuslv through the street,
Ihe other day. Cany pulled and looked anx
iously, first one side and then the other.
"You needn't look now it's stopped!" coolly
added the provoking little rascal.
ST" ' Den r ire," said Mrs. Partington, eleva
ting her eyes from n war i'tm in the new?pa
per; "w hat a time they nre fiebling that nasly
war; whv dou'l they shoot bottles of glory form
instead of (nose foolish "cashed Li, ond put an
end to it meiciful?" The old lady was pio
ereiling. but the shock of a pistol fired bylko
reduced her to thoiiglitful silence.
j"i Snine woe, not having the fear of those
"right on the gni.se;" before bis eyes, perpe
trated the fo'.lowing:
EriTAIMI Of TAM !
"Ue'ow lies Ham, as grat a shr.r.e.
As ever gulled a nation ;
Ha lived I'nd lied, blusphemc-d and died.
And now his lot's damnation.
Ciif.ap. A cotinlry enrpqu'era few days .".go,
carried a bill for work lo one cf cur well
known farmers iu Middlesex county. Among
other charges appeared the following item
and, considering ihe job, his rl.'ajge, we think,
was Certainly Moderate:- "To hanging two
bam yard gates and myself, seven bouts, one
dollar aid twenty-five cents." The farmer
paid 1 e bill.
BTriarnnm is about issuing n new edition of
juvenile lyrics dedirated to descendants of
Mo'her Goose. We beg leove lo offer a contri
She had a little baby,
And it was very s'.tpi1;
She took it to the b; by shovr.
The other bnbes to beat,
Lulie was a wonder,
l.ulie got a prize:
Wasn't she a darling
In her mothers eyes!
BTHow beautifully has it been asked by nt,
eminent writer: "Is thereto lie fonnda giftof
heaven more precious, m-re worthy our most
ardent gratitude, than that of possessing, a fam
ilv, a home, where virtues, kindness, and en
joyments are every day putsts, where the
heart and thi eye sun themselves in a world of
love, where thoughts ore live-ly and enlighten
"d, where friends not onlv by word but by ac
tion say to each other, 'Th? Joy, 'by fono ,
'hy hope, thy jira!r is mrue1." . i