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MILLERS BURG, 0JI10, THURSDAY MOJINJNG, JUNE W, J8C0.
NEW SERJES-VOL. 22-NO. 17.
I nm dreaming, sadly drowning,
01 tho client vanished years (
I nm longing for their brightness,
Signing over nil tlio tears.
Old tlnio fneea smllo upon mo,
Echoing voices lmunt my brain.
And their kisses on my forehead,
Fall like puro baptismal ruin.
As I dream, the soft, still moonlight
Blilminera through the clambering vines,
And I hoar a lonely Bobbing
Of tho winds among tho pines;
For each sad dlrgo-liko i hlspcr,
Memory hath nn nnswerhig tone.
Blest the heart which kccpetii oidy
Song and gladness for Its own.
Every flickering of tho moonbeams,
Every murmurof tlio leave,
Something of tho sweet pastbringctli;
And within their gleaming waves
Fancies quaint nnd weired and olden,
That had life-tints long ago,
When our skins are blue nnd golden,
In tho joyous summer glow.
Oh, the loved, dream-past which lieth
Closo upon th.it lovely shore,
Whero tho moaning sea wavo sigheth
Solemn anthems cvrmoro.
Through life's storms and mists and datkness,
Still wo turn to that green isle,
Whero tlcet cherished hopes lie buried,
And their blossoms livo and smile.
Thus, till hopo's Inst dream be over,
And our hands are folded still,
Willi a cold and pulseless pressure
O'er the heart so dead and chill,
Shall wo yearn and strivo and linger,
Whero tho waters seethe nnd foam,
Whispering softly, "Time's rude billow
Soon shall walt.us safely home."
THE PAST. Select Miscellany.
MISS. JELLABY'S MATCH.
Miss Jollaby rose at six ono beautiful
August morning, aud throwing open her
chamber window, smiled onco or twico at
tho fragrance coming up from tho rosos in
tho garden bolow. Ihcn suo hunted
moment for her spectacles upon tho bu
roau, and putting them on, looked eager
lv at Itandall Cottago over tho way. A
very modost, pretty littlo houso it was
with roses and syringas growing under
each window, woodbind and jessamino
climbing over tho door; but ALiss Jolla
by was not amiringits beauty then. Sho
looked up at a'front window on tho second
lloor, and gavo a vicious snort.
"As I expected! Sho isn't up yet, and
hero it is six o'clock! And where is ho 1
Before sho had timo to answer tho ques
tion, as it was askud montally the front
door of tho cottage opened, and Miss Jol
laby, shrinking behind her curtain, saw a
handsome, Bun-burnt man coino out, and
go down tho garden walk, with a cigar in
his mouth. It was easy to bee, by the
slight roll in his walk, that ho had been
a sailor, though for tho matter of that his
boarmg, haudsoiuo laco, and frank, hear
ty manner, would hnvo told tho talo if ho
had never stirred a step. With his hands
in his pockots ho Bauntorcd among tho
rotes, bending down now and then, os if
to say good morning to tho lauost, and
always removing tho cigar from his lips
when ho did so.
"Ho couldn't do moro if ho was speak'
ing to a woman," said tho spinster, ap
plying her oyo to a holo left purposely in
tho white curtain. "Iho man is mad
about llowcrs, 1 do believe, and she is a
touch beyond him, if such a thing can be,
All, there sho conies and dressed in blue
gingham, too. 1 wondor what her mora
ing gowns cost her through tlio year?
And her slippers ou, mercy, there they
co right thtough tho wet well thore "
Words failed tho worthy spinster.
Moanwhilo tho owner ot thoslippors (and
vory pretty littlo affairs they woro
bronzed-laced daintily, and robotted with
a spnnglo that shono like a dew-drop)
tripped down tho walk so lightly, that
the gentlemen did not hear her step, and
coming upon him as ho bont over a bod
of violets, gavo him a push that sent him
on his face among them. To see hor
laugh to sco him blunder up nnd chaso
her through tho alloys to sco linn kiss
her. whon hu prisoned her at last in his
strong arms and to sco her pretend to
box his cars for it was a sight for a lov
ing heart to watch; but Miss Jollaby,
over opposito, nearly fainted away with
horror. Sho rang her boll violently, and
a square-faced, sour-looking woman, who
had lived witli hor for years, uiado her
"Well," said that amiablo domostic,
Before Miss Jollaby could speak, tho
unconscious pair on tho opposito gardon
transgressed against propriety again.
"Walking up and down in broad day
light, with his arm around hor waist
just look at her, Susan! Do you mean
to stand thoro and tell mo that that man
is only hor brother?"
"Dear mo, ma'am how can I toll? I
only know that they look aliko, aud that
thoy havo tho samo namo."
"How do you know?"
"Boeauso I saw their lineu ono day at
the laundrcssos, and hers are marked
Helen Graham and his Philip Graham.
And their servant told tho woman that
sho had always livod with Miss Helen
and Master Philip when thoy wero at tlioir
own homo in England. What moro do
"SuBan you will break my heart yet
I am suro of itl Is it pofisiblo you know
all of this? Whon did you find it out?"
"And this is Friday. For threo wholo
days you havo kept mo iu this disgrace
ful ignorance! Susan, wo shall have to
"Good Lord, Miss Jollaby, how was I
to know that I ought to coino and tell
you?" Said Susau, tartly, 'Jl'in suro
it's no great news, after all is said and
"Humph! That wo shall seo, lator
on. It's my opinion that nomo ono ought
to speak to Mr. Fullorton."
"The Minister! What for?"
"Are you truth a fool, Susan as not to
boo what it all means? Miss Holon and
Master Philip, indeed! I wonder at your
swallowing such a story. They aro no
moro brother aud sister than you and
"Well, what aro thoy then?"
"But that remains to bo told tho
wrotchosl But Mr. Fullorton will soon
set thorn to rights. I shall go nnd kco
him soon after breakfast. 1 don't know
what tho poor man would do without
"Havo somo peace, I suppose, mutter
ed Susan under hor broath, as sho.follow
cd Miss Jellaby down to tho parlor.
Susan loved her mistress, nnd was a faith
ful sorvaut to hor, but she dotcstcd sean
dal of all kinds, and novcr could bo
brought to take that iiitorost in other
peoplo's business which was considered
right and proper by tho worthy spinster.
Tho good pabtor looked up with a
meek sigh, as tho lady entered his study.
Tlio clergyman was a quiet, peace-loving
man, somewhat timid withal, and the
spinster always overpowered him with
her arguments, whon bIio attempted to do
bo. Sho stayed nearly half an hour with
him. At tho expiration of that timo poo
plo, who wero on tho lookout, saw her
convoying tho unhappy parson in tho di
rection, and at last through tho very gate
of Itandall Cottage.
A tidy-looking old servant admittod
tlioni, ushored them into a pleasant nur
Bory room, and said sho would go and
toll hor mistress of their arrival. Mr.
Fullorton sat ou tlio edge of his chair,
very uneasy in his mind, and wishing
with all his heart that he was homo again.
Miss Jellaby strode up and down tlio room
Iiko a dragon, eyeiug everything about
her, and miiKing observations in an under
tone, which, however, ho could not help
Such extravagance! Look at that
carpet now all roses and lilies, and strag
gling green vinos. Why can't they bo
contented with drugget, as I am.
bho took another turn.
"And a guitar! Spaniards, I don't
doubt, or Italians; aud tlio rest follows,
as a matter of course. Mr. Fullorton, I
belicvo these peoplo aro heathens. '
Hardly, 1 think, or thoy never would
havo como to church last banday."
"Oh, you don t know that; perhaps
thoy had soino private end to gam by'it."
said Miss Jellaby
Iho spinster s unreasonable suspicions
tickled Jlr. luillerton beyond measure.
Sho saw him laughing, and grew indig
"Let thoso laugh that win, I say, Mr.
Fullorton. I don't doubt you will feel
moio like crying before this business is
"Not I," said tho minister, with a rue
A crucifix, as I'm a sinnorl" sho
murmured a moment afterwards. "Thero,
Mr. Fullorton, wliatdid I tollyoul hang
ing on tho wall hero in broad daylight.
Shall 1 pull it dowuY"
'Aro you besido yourself, Miss Jolla
by; said air. luillerton, springing up
and arresting her hand lust in timo
Iho bouuu ot voices and laughtor in
tho gnrdon, prevented hor giving him,
what sho called, a pieco of her mind.
Thero was a race up tho broad path, that
sobered into n walk when tho couplo
uearcd tho windows, lollowcd by tlio old
servant who had been iuto tho grounds to
Thoy entered tlio room togother, flushed
with their frolic, but looking happy and
pleased to meet tho clergyman.
hin woars adillorent face from that,"
10 said to hinibclf, as ho shook hands witli
them, Thoy turned to tho spinster, who
had bolstered herself up against tlioclum
ney pieco, aud stood eyeing them with
Your neighbor, Miss Jallaby!" said
Mr. Fullorton, adding in a low tyhispor
to her, as they sought about tho room for
easy chairs, "It's all wrong hero. I'll
havo nothing to do with the mattor. Say
nothing, and let this pass as a morning
"Say nothing, indeed, Mr. Fullorton,
am ashamed of you!" was her reply;
too audibly howovor, for Mr. Graham
heard it, although ho was too courteous
to bo surprised.
"Pray tako tins oasy chair, Miss Jolla
by, Can I offer you somo wino Mr. Ful
lerton?" said Helen, who wondered in
wardly at tho straugo behavior of hor
"No, my child, ' Baid tho clorevman,
kinkly, "1 will touch nothing during tin's
visit. Some othor timo I hope to come
again. 1 can only oxpiess my soirow at
having been persuaded against my butter
judgment to enter these doors on such an
abbtird errand and leave you."
'My dear sir, forgivomo, if I say I do
notquito understand," exclaimed the cap
tain, whilo Helen mado up her mind that
oth hor visitors woro mad.
I will toll you at another timo," said
Mr. Fullorton, nervously. "I will only
say m explanation of this intrusion that it
was caused by a most ridiculous mistake
Miss Jellaby, will you allow mo to accom
pany you homo;
Miss Jollaby folded her orms, looked at
thorn all viciously, and thundered out
"Is sho mad?" whisporod Helen to tho
clorgyman. "What does it all mean?"
Miss Jellaby heard her.
"It means this, madam, this and noth
ing more, that if Mr. Fullorton is to bo
ensnared by a pretty face, and frightouod
out of doing his duty, I am not!"
'Was thero ovor such an unfortunato
pieco of business. Miss Jollaby, 1 cannot
How you to commit such an act of folly.
or to insult thoso young creaturos so. I
command you, as your ministor, not to
I tako no orders from n man who
shrinks from hu duty," said tho suinster
"My dear sir (turning to tho captain,)
sooms I cannot spare you thin infliction
1 may as well toll vou what this good
lady moans. Sho lives opposito you, as
you already know.
"And sho has seen vou timo and again
hen you thought yourselves quito alono
-romombor that!" chimod in tho sharp
oico of the spinster.
"Do bo quiet, my dear Miss Jellaby.
As bIio says sho has often seen you "
"Kissing!" exploded from tho lips.
"Miss Jellaby, either you or I must bo
silont. From these things sho has drawn
hor own conclusions, and I am ashamed
to say that for a brief spaco sho persuad
ed mo in bclioving them. I need not
add that from tlio instant you entered this
room, my suspicions vanished, and I
would readily btako my lifo, this moment,
upon yonrporfeet integrity."
"But my dear ir," said Captain Gra
ham, smiling, "of what does this lady
J ell them, Aliss Jollaby. 1 will notl"
Pretty behavior, I am suro, to leavo
tho worst part to mo, Mr. Fullorton.
However no ono shall say I shrunk back
lrom my duty."
Wo aro waiting to know what hem
ous crime wo havo committed," BaidCup-
tain Urnhaur, drawing tlio bewildered Ilel
cn closo to Ins Bide. Miss Jellaby gasp
ed at tho cares; then it scorned to givo her
"Boforomy veryoyos, sir!"
"What do you moan.?"
"I Biipposo you will kiss her next."
"Well now you mention it 1 think
I will.': And ho did. . Miss Jellaby
nearly minted away with horror.
"Mr. Fullorton, how can you stand
thero so quietly, and watch this shameless
conduct.' As for you, sir," she added,
turning to tlio good-humored Captain
"you need not think every ono will tolcr
ato your audacious "
' "Tako breath, my dear Miss Jellaby."
"It is infamous," shouted tho enraged
spinster. "Brother nnd sister, indeed!
You aro no moro her brother than you
aro mine, Captain Graham."
"I know it. InovorsaidI was."
Mr. Fullorton looked rathor puzzled;
Miss Jellaby was triumphant.
"Well you aro brazen about it I must
say! This town will soon bo too hot to
hold you, you may depend upon it."
"I nover know it was a crimo not to
be a woman's brother, befoio," said tho
Captain, quietly. "However, th'ero is a
relation between us, if it will please you
"What is it?"
"I am her cousin tho ward of her
father; and I havo always lived with her
family in England."
Thoro was a word of meaning in that
"Albo, I havo tho honor to be "
Mr. Fullorton uttered a most uncleri
cal "hurrah!" and shook hands with tlio
young couplo ovor and over again.
"Her hor husband!" inJtoicd tho old
maid. "1 I never thought of that!
"Allow mo to hopo madam, that you
will havo your wits about boloro 3rou try
to creato another scandal," said tlio Cat:
tain, suavely. "I havo tlio honor to wish
you a very good morning."
Ho hold tho door open as ho 6poko
sho could but tako tho hint, and rushed
out of tho houso. and into her own, in a
stato of nun it verging upon distraction.
Staying to bo laughed at and sympathiz
ed with, was what sho could not enduro
tho cottago was shut up tho noxt morning
and sho and busan wero lar away. JMiss
Jollaby had found hor match, and tho vib
lago has known poaco since her departure
lor tho lirst timo!
A Beautiful Thought.
As in tho light of cultivated reason, on
looking abroad and Boeing a wealth of
beauty, a prolusion o! goodness, in tho
works of Him who lias strewn flowers in
tho wilderness, and painted tlio bird and
enamelled the insect, in the simplicity
and universality of his laws you read this
lesson: An uneducated man dieains not
of tlio common sunlight which now in its
splendor floods tlio firmament and land
scape; ho cannot comprehend how much
ol the loveliness of tho world results from
the composite charactor of light and from
tho rellecting propensities of tho most
physical bodies. If instead of red, ycl-
!ow and bluo, which tho analysis of tho
prism nnd experiments ot absorbtion
havo shono to bo its constituents, it had
been homogeneous simple white, how
changed would all havo been! Tha grow
ing corn and tho npo harvest, tho blos
som and and the fruit, the fresh greon-
noss of spring and tho autuui's robo of
many colors, tho hues of tho violet, tlio
lily and tlio roso, the bilvcry foam of tho
rivulet, tho emerald of the river, and tlio
purplo of tho ocean would havo been un
known. Iho rainbow would havo been
nit a pa!e streak in tho gray sky, and
lull vapors would havo canopied tho sun
iibtcad of clouds, which, if tlio days ol
flaming brilliancy, curtained his rising
and going down. Nny, thero would havo
been no distinction between tha blood of
children, thu flush of health, the paleness
of decay thohoctio of diseaso, and the liv
idnoss of death. Thoro would havo boon
unvaiiod, unmeaning leaden hue, whero
wo now see the changing and expressive
countcnaiico, tho tinted earth and gorge
Value of the Currant.
No moro healthy or delicious fruit is
grown than tho currant; but a great por
tion of our iarmors Boom to bo uncon
scious of its value. First, then, to huvo
a good supply of this fruit attention must
bo paid to tlio bushes. It is very often
tho case, that if thoso aro found at ull up
on tlio fanners premises, they occupy an
old obscure corner of tlio garden, close to
the fenco, and completely bound out by
grass; tho bushes do not thrive, aud pro
duce but a small amount of inforior fruit.
But wu think thoy do as well as can bo
expected uudor tlio circumstances, and the
farmer should not complain. Our advico
is, givo tho tho bushos bettor treatment.
Set tltein iu a position that tlio ground
cau bo worked with a hoe, and manuiod;
keop tho earth around tho roots well
drenched witli soapsuds, and you will
have a good quantity of choice fruit,
which is a luxury, used as a fruit, or
sauco, or pios, and for making jolly or
domostio wino, has no equal.
SrAiic ribs unmarried females.
Give Him a Trade.
If education is tho great buckler of hu
man liberty, well dovclopod industry is
equally tho buckler and shield of individ
ual independence. An an unfailing ro-
imurrn tlirntir.li lifn. mvn unn nmi.l
0.. ..., . v. u,
with a good education, a good honest
trado Better any trade than none though
there is ample fold for tlio adopting ofi
every inclination hi this icspcct. Loarn -
cd professions and speculative employ-1
inents may fail a man but an honest
iianuicraii. hciuuiu or never u us pusses,
sor chooses to exorcise it. Let him feel
too that honest labor craft is honorable
and noble. The men pf trades tho crca
turo of whatever is most essential to the
necessities and welfare of mankind can
not bo dispensed with; thoy above all
others in whatever repute lliby may U
.cm uj mult niuiu lunjuiuiia leiiuivo,
or all is lost. But a few brown handed
trado workers think ot this, or appreci
ate tho real position and power tlioycom
pass. Givo your son a trade, no matter what
fortuno ho may have or seem likely to in
herit. Givo him a trado and an educa
tion at any rate. With this ho can al
always battle with temporal want, can
always bo independent, and better is in
dependence witli a moderate education
than all tlio learning of tho colleges and
wretched temporal dependence. But in
this freo land there can bo ordinarily no
.l:nr!-..l. ? i .1 .1 . .
muiuuiiy m securing uotn 1110 cuucation
and trado, for every youth thoreby fitting
cacn ami nil to enter tho ratiks ot man
hood definite of those obstacles which in
timidato so many tradclcss and profc3'
sionless young men. Such aro the pe
culiarities of fottuno that no moro out
ward possession cau bo counted so abso
iineiy hocuro or protective to man.
Hoarded thousands may bo swept awav
in a day and their ouco posscsssors left
with neither the means of independence
Ho was a vise Scandinavian King who
declared that his sous must learn Ubeful
trades or to bo out off from their expect
ed princely fortune. They demurred but
obeyed tho decree. Tlio eldest as the
casiebt trado to learn applied himself to
basket making. In time ho reigned in
his father's stead. Iu timo also revolu
tion catno upon, and over threw him. and
ho fled disguised, wandering and com
panioulcss savo his wife nnd children, his
solo source for livelihood a recurrence to
us humble, but honest aud useful trado.
Tlio boh of the rich as well ns the noor
should bo strengthened by this possession.
it never used beyond the learning no
harm is dono while possiblv it inav bo
of incalcuablo good. It is a weapon of
assault or defence, 6-inch only fairly soii:-
cu, can nover be taken lrom a man s
grasp. Think of it parents; examine
your boy's bumps, or rather study tlio
bont of their minds and taste, and as tho
best and niost lasting Bcrvico you can do
for them,' apply thein to tho learning of
Making Shoes by Steam.
Tho Haverhill (MasB.) Publisher gives
nn account of a steam shoo factory iu
that piano, for sewing tho seams and peg
ging shoos. Tho machinery is all worked
by a small-fivo horso powor engine. In
tlio basemont of tho building aro tho ma
chines for cutting, stripping, rolling and
shaping tho shoes, 'lueso aro then pass
od to a story abovo, tho shoos aro lasted,
nnd tho outer soles tacked on by hand,
which process prepares them for pegging.
iho pegging machines aro simple m con
struction and modo of operation, but per
form tlio work with great dispatch and ac
curacy, driving tho pegs 8t tlio rato of
fourteen a second. Ono of tho most cu
rious operations of tho uiachino is tho
manner in .which it manufactures tho pegs
for its own" use. A strip of wood of the
rcquiieu width and neatly lain in a coil
ono hundred feet in length is put into tho
machine, and at overy revolution it is
moved forward, and a peg cut off and
driven into tho shoe. Tho rapidity and
unorring accuracy with which thoso ma
chines perform their work is truly aston
ishing. After being pegged', .tho shoes
nro passod up to tho third btory, whero tlio
bottoms nro smoothed, scoured and brush
ed. Iho fourth story is occupied by tbo
btitching machinos, attonded by females
but run by steam, which saves a laborious
and fatiguing operation.
Who are tho truly jrroat? Not nlwavs
thoso who occupy a high position among
tho sons of earth. It may not bo thoso
who havo toiled up education's stoop,
nnd who havo ascended to what men call
fame's highest pinnacle of renown, whoso
loiiucneo cnchaius tho minds of millions,
mid who sways them at 1 1 is will. It may
not bo him who has thousands of votaries
that bow at his shrine, for wealth and
friends may gain mau a high position
mnlbt his follow-men, oven it not deserv
ing. It is uot always thoso that occupy
lliu highest positions that aro most do-
serving, vory lar lrom it. liio truly
groat aro those that do not strivo to ob
tain a high position ntnong tlio sons of
tho earth, but whose greatest motto is to
do good, and benefit his fellow-man, re
gardless of solf and tho opinions of tho
fashionable and wealthy ones of earth.
Livo not for thyself but for others, is tho
rulo which ho is striving to carry out,
and whon ho shall enter tho scones of an
other lifo, for his uoblo actions and phil
anthropic zoal ho shall receivo a nover
fading crown of glory. We nood build
no monuments to such worth ns this
monumonts that would piorco oven to tho
clouds would bo far too insignificant;
thoir monuments are their noblo deeds im
perishahly engravon iu the hearts of thoso
whom thoy havo benefitted. Let us so
ivo that when wo havo linistied this lite
wo shall bo onablod to say wo havo done
right and bo this tho enduring monument
to perpetuato our namo.
Who can Answer? A curious cotcm-
porary asks: "If all tho babies in tho
world wero seated together, and spanked
at tho same timo, how many sugar plums
would it take to quiot tuern.'"
I oi u'iioiii uieiw were livo, al a coinforta
mua bio boarding-house, and then departed
for California in sp.irrh nf innnnv Mwnn
A young lady beautiful in person and
attractive in manner, who resided in the
immediate vicinity of Boston, wo sought
in tnarnago some venru atrn hv turn mnn
I C , f .i . J .
,, U1 uibbo was poor, ana a mechanic;
the other was rich, and not a mechanic,
Tho woman loved the former; tho family
of tho woman liked tho latter. As is the
case in such affairs, tho woman married
to please her friends. Having thus "sold
herself," sho ought to have been misera-
uiu, uui sua was not. ner husband m un
affected lovo subdued her heart, and his
gold smoothed tho rough plaws in tho
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human path. I-ortunc, feeling that this
couplo wero too happy, frticd, and the
mail s riches took wings and used thorn
in flicllt. Tliprnr.nnn thn lnial.nn1 wnnml
. tip his business, put hi wife and children.
letters and somo remittances arrived from
him at first, then nothing came, and
there was a blank ol several years.
Tho wifo thought herself deserted. The
family, whoso good opinion of the hus
band had not lately been so often pub
lished as formerly, told her that it was
clearly a caso for a divorce. When she
had becoino well accustomed to the sound
of this unpleasant word, the disconsolate
wifo was thrown into tho society of the
mechanic lover, no v prosperous and still
unmarried. The memory of her early,
real lovo came upon her, and sho believed
witli a Bccrot joy that ho had remained
Bingle for her sake. This thought nour
ished her affection, and at last she obtain
ed a divorco from her husband, who had
deserted her ond remained absent beyond
tho time allowed by the statute
This accomplished, there was no bar
rier between her and the mechanic of her
youth. She informed him that she was
his forovor, when ho choose to claim herl
1 ITTi-f. .1 t
Her feelings cannot have been
pleasant to learn that since his reicction
by her and her niarnago to another, the
iiuromantic hewer of wood had drowned
his passion for her in the waves of time,
at ino time oi ner naniisomo oner tie no
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longer palpitated for her. In fact Barkis
was not willing. As if all this were not
embarrassing enough, who should turn
up but tho husband, who mado his ap
pearance in the form of a letter, announc
ing that ho had accumulated a dazzling
pile of wealth, that ho was on his way
homo, and that bho was to meet him in
New York. Tho letter also chido her for
neglect in not writing to him for years
aud it was clear that ho had sent assur
ance ol Jove and aUo material aid at in
tervals during his absence; where these
had gone, no ono knows. Here, then,
waB trouble. No husband no lover.
Tho one sho had divorced; tho other had
refused her. Taking council with her
self sho packed her trunk, seeing that her
wardrobe was unexceptionable, and came
to the metropolis. Sho met tho coming
man on his arrival, and told him thj
whole story as correctly as sho, naturally
prejudiced in favor of the defendant, could
tell it, The husband scowled, growled
looked at the charming face and becom
ing toilette, remembered California and
its loneliness, and took her to his heart.
A clergyman was summoned, a marriage
was performed, and n new volumo in
their life's history was opened.
As tho season for making hay is ap
proaching, we will givo a few words of
caution in advance. Don't dry your
hay too much. Hay may bo dried till it
is as worthless as Btrav. As a good
coffee-maker would Bay, "Don't bum
your coffee, but brown it," so wo say,
don't dry your hay, but cure it. Our
good old mothers, who relied on herb tea
instead of "potecary medicino," gathered
their herbs when in blossom, and cured
them in tho shade. This is tho philoso
phy of making good hay in tho Bhade.
Tho sugar of tho plaut, when it is in
bloom, is iu the stalk ready to form seeds.
If tho plaut is cut earlier, tho sugar has
becomo converted into woody matter.
Hay should bo well wilted in the sun,
but cured in the cock. Better to bo a
littlo too green than too dry. If ou put
ting it into tho barn, thero is danger of
"heating in tho mow" put on some salt.
Cattlo will like it nono the less.
Heat, light, and dry winds will soon
take tho starch and sugar, which consti
tute tlio goodness of hay, out of it; with
thqaddition of a shower, render it almo.-t
woithless. Grass cured with tho least
exposure to tho drying winds and search
ing sunshine, is moro nutritious than if
longer exposed, however good tho weath
er may be. it ever cured, it contains
moro woody hbor and loss nutritive mattor.
'Iho true art of hay-makmg, then, con
sists in cutting tho grass when tho starch
and sugar are most fully dovoloped, and
beforo thoy aro convertod into seed and
woody fiber, and curing it up to the point,
when it will answer to put in tho barn
without heating, and no more. Ohio
Playing Cards for a Wife.
A constnblo in Williamsport, Indiana,
while paying a visit to a young lady a
few miles away, proposed a game of
cncliro ns tlio ovening's entertainment,
which was aecopted by tho youug lady.
When tho cards woro dealt tho young la
dy proposed a "flyer" of fifty dollars, to
which tlio constable demurrod. Tho young
lady protested that sh would nover play
with gentlemon unless thero was borne
stako up, but tho gentleman still demur
rod, when, as a compromise, tho lady pro
posed that they would play, and if sho '
should beat him he bhould marry her,
gallant constablo couldn't do i
fttlinrwisn than neennt. At it thev went.
An.l thn ln.lv m-nim.l in li.. thn winner. i
- .. ,,,
The constablo was invited to stay an
night, aud in the morning thoy would ,
proceod to tho squire's and bo made ono I
flesh. Ho plead piessing business and
went ftway. Sho followod him to his
father's and stavod thoro threo days witli-J
nut cm in. t m vnnnrr man. wuon a com-:
unisowas effected by paying tho dis-
isolate lady two hundred and fifty dol-
i to fill tho breach.
View of the Pyramids.
as tho earliest, tlio loftiest, tho
largest, tho most stupendous of the works
of man, deserve in this connection, a
passing notice. High on tho ramparts of
1.. T t. .!.. .1-". I . .1
mo jjjuunuii uuncn, uveriiunging mo
meadows ot tho Alio, they rest Iiko tlio
r.r. .1 1. 1 111. -.1.1.1 . .
J.., I'viuut lima in nuiiiuii tranquility on
the basis. In sterile and gloomy gran
deur thejr have survived die ivasto of ngee,
whilo citiiM havo risen, flourished and fal
len on the plain below, and will survive
all tho ravages of time on their mountain
masses, until the mountains themselves
shall depart and the hills bo rninovprl
1 hey extend from tho great pyramid of
Gizchto Dashotir, a distance of twenty
miles. Between these oxtremo groups,
at unequal distances, nro thoso of Abusit,
and Sakhara, near Memphis. Tn utter
despair of giving tho leader any just im
pression of tho vast dimensions of tho
great pyramid of Cheops, wo must content
ourselves with tho usual statistics, and
leave him in imagination to gazo and
wonder at tlio enormous pile.
The fonndations aro 722 feet square,
and cover littlo less than thirteen acres of
ground. F roin this baso the pyramid
rises to the height of 474 feet. Originally
it was about thirty feet higher, and
sheathed in a casting formed of horizon
tal blocks of granite, hewn down to i
uniform and polished surface, on evory
side, trom the apex to the base. The
king's chamber, tho spulchral centre,
whero the builders vainly thought to find
a suro retreat for the last repose, is thirty-
four feet in length, nineteen in highths
and Beventen in breadth, enclosed in wall,
of polished granite. This venerablo pile
had stood lor several generations when
Abraham went down into Egypt. While
enjoying the favor of tlio King of Mem
phis, ho gazed habitually upon tins stu
pendous monument of lAimau power, if
ho did not scalo its awfnl heitrhtn.
. . . O
from its summit now what a cneetnelo!
Fast. West. North and South. Uir firnnt
Desert, in frightful desolation, unmiti
gated by a single shrub or leaf; and below
tho majestic, mysterious Nile, pouring
through this wide sea of death its floods
of living, life-giving water, and spreading
out on either side, up to the very brow of
tho desert, a broad margin of verdure,
"green, unutterably green;" and evoking
indescribable feitility out of the most
hopeless, hidoous barrenness a contrast
without a parallel in the wide world.
Jnjoy the present, whatsoever it may
be, and be not solicitous for the future;
for if you tako your foot from tho present
btanding, and thrust it forward towards
to-morro'v's ovont, yon aro in a reckless
condition; it is Iiko refusing to quench the
present thirst by fearing you should want
drink tho next day. If it bo well to day
it is madness to make the present misera
bio by fearing it will be ill to-morrow;
when your belly is full of to-day's dinner
to fear you should want the next day's
supper; lor it may be you shall not, and
then to what pnrpose was this day s af
fliction? But if to morrow you shall
want, your sorrow will come time enough
iiiongn you do not hasten it; Jet your
trouble tarry till its day comes. But if it
banco to bo ill to day, do not increase it
by the cares of to-morrow. Enjoy the
blessings of this day if God send them,
nnd the evils of it bear patiently and
sweetly; for this day only is ours wo are
dead to yesterday, and wo are not yet
born to tho morrow. Ho, therefore, that
enjoys the present, if it bo good, enjoys
ns much os is possible, and if only that
day s trouble leans upon him, it is singu
lar nnd hnito. "bulhcient to tho day,"
said Ch ist, "is tho evil thereof;" suffic
ient, but not intolerable. But if we look
abroad and bring iuto one day's thoughts
tho evils of many, certain and uncertain,
what will be and what will never bo our
load will bo as intolerable as it is unrea
sonable. Jeremy Taylor.
[From the Montgomery (Ala.) Confederation, 18th.]
How They are Tumbling in!
gathering of tho crowd.tho bringing out ol
the prisoner, his remarks under the gal
whichtho lows tho nppoaraneo of tho exocutionor,
'the adjustment of the halter, thopreparo-
The way tho Democracy of Georgia aro
falling into lino, is a terror to tho Disrup
tionists. The Columbus Times, hereto
fore one of the most extreme jonrnals of
the Stato, and ablo and influential with
all, comes out for the National Democrat
ic organization and the Baltimore Con
vention in ono of tho most pithy and sen
sible articles that wo have read for a long
timo. Hon. H. Y. Johnston, Judge Nes
bitt, A. It. Wright and Hon. li. McMillen
are all out for the Baltimore Convention
and tho National Democracv. Wo be-
liovo that every Democratic paper in Goor
gia except one, has taken tho same view.
The disruptionists are doomed to a perfect
Waterloo iu the Empire Stato of tho
South. Alabama will not be in the rear;
and by election day in Novomber, she
will bo ready to roll up her accustomed
old majority for tho nominees of tha Na
tional Democratic Convention. The car
of tlio peoplo's opinion will roll over aud
crusli the disuniouists in Alabama, in n
manner that will give peacoand tranquil
to tlio counntry for a long timo to
come. Let the clamorous and noisy dis
ruptionists and teressionists go on aud en
joy their brief careor Iiko the butterflies
this summer is their last.
A Go-Aurad Lusatic. A roveiond
doctor of Georgia had rathor a slow do
livery, which was tlio occasion of an
amusing scene in the chapel of tho lunatie
asylum. Ho was preaching, and illus
trating his subject by the case of a man
condemned to bo hung and icprieved upon
the callows. He wont on to describe tho
tiou to let fall the platform, and just
tnoii mo appearand m mo ummui.u ui
dust-coveied courier, tlio jaded horso, tho
waving handkerchief tlio commotion
tlio crown, vt uus tunning point,
wnen every ouu was iisienm in ureaui
less silence, tho doctor becamo rather pro
Quo of tho lunatics could hold in
longer; ho arose and shoutod: "Hurry
doctor, for mercy's sake, hurty! Thoy'll
lg 'he man before you get there!
All Sorts of Paragraphs.
It is a good rule always to back your
friends and face your enemies.
A political Paradox A Hunter on.
posed to Chase.
A bachelor after discovering his clothos
full of holes, exclaimed "Mend-i-cantl"
How to avoid drowning always keep
your head above water.
It is tho best proof of tho virtues of a
family circle to Beo a happy fireside.
Why are iokes Iiko nuts? Hf-rnnon tlm
drier they aro tho hotter they crack.
It is conferring a kindnoss to deny at
onca a favor which you intend to refuse,
at last. "Vjj ,
The boy who lost his balance on tho
roof found it shortly afterwards on tha
Tho resolute man who planted himsolf
on his good intentions, has not yot sprout
ed. Thehe would not bo so much harm in
the giddy following the fashions, if tho
wise were always to set them.
Tun husband of a "strong minded" wo
man must bo as badly hen-pecked as an
apple in a poultry pen.
A bigot would much rather go to heav
en by taking his neighbor's lifo than by re
forming his own.
What trees aro thoso which, whon firo
is applied to them, aro exactly what they
wero before? Ashes.
Truth extirpates error, as grass extir
pates weeds, by working its way into
their place, and leaving them no room to
tV. rabid bachelor asserts that the Bvm-
bolic torch of hymen is like a lighthouse
placed upon a reef a warning of danger.
We laugh heartily to seo a wholo flock
of sheep jump because one does so. Per
haps superior beings lough heartily at us
for exactly the same reason.
It has been beautifly remarked that a
woman's heart is tho only true plate lor
mans likeness. An instant gives the im
pression, and an age of sorrow and chaneo
cannot efface it.
In thoso good old days when school
boys were switched off by the 'master' at
least once a day, the policy seemed to ba
rou 01 correction was equal to a
m''e of persuasion.
"I do not wish to insult yon gentlemen
but I must take the liberty of telling you
that there has been a good deal or hard
lying under this roof to-day." "Yos.sir,
and it has pretty much all been dono un
der tha roof of yonr own mouth."
Well you've been out to Texas; did you
see any thing of our old friend thore?'
'Yes-gone derangod." Gonederanged?
Really crazy what does he do?" Yes,
indeed; ho don't know his noighhor's
hogs from big own."
If you would keep yonr children in
health give them plenty of fresh air. This
all well enough; but now-a-days chil
dren put on too many airs of their own
that it is almost impossible to givo them
lresn one every day.
It is not over the great things of this
life over which mortals stumble. A rock
walk round, a mountain wo cross; it
tho unobserved, unexpected, unlooked
tor little sticks and pebbles which cause
to halt on our journey. Tho blind
may run against a rock and not fall: but
put a small matter in his way and ho will
stumble over it.
Jddoe B. was onco obliged to "double"
with an Irishman in a crowded hotel,
when tho following conversation ensued:
"I'atyou would havo remained a long
time in tho old country beforo you could
slept with a Judge, would you not?"
"Yes, yer Honor," said Pat, "and I
think yer Honor wonld have been a long
timo in the 'ould counthry' beforo yo'd
been a Judge, too."
Remarkable CunE op Lockjaw. Tho
New York Observer says that a young la
dy run a rusty nail into her foot recently.
injury produced lockjaw of such a
malignant character that her physicians
pronounced her recovery hopeless. An
lady then took her into hand, and
applied pounded beet roots to her foot,
removing them as often as thoy got dry.
Tho result was a most completo and as
tonishing cure, buch a 6'mplo remedy
should be born iu mind.
Lincoln's Stbono Points. It appears
from various documents which have como
light bince the nomination of Mr. Lin
coln for the Presidency, that the follow
ing are tho strong points:
1. Thatheisaself-mado man.
2. That he was a first rato wood chop
por. 3. That he was for n time engaged in
still houso in the manufacture of whisky.
4. That ho could beat auy of the boys
wrestling, runniuga foot race, pitching
quoits, or tossing a copper.
5. That he could ruin moro liquor than
tho other boys of tho towu together.
0. That ho piesided over a fist fight or
horso race in n stylo which excitod uni
vertal admiration and praise.
Good Name. Always bo more solicit
ous to preserve your innocenco than con
cerned to prove it. It will nover do to
seek a good name as a primary object.
Like trying to bogracoful, the effort to bo
popular will mako you contemptible.
Tako care of yonr spirit and conduct,
your reputation will take care of
itself. The utmost that you are called
do, as the guardian of your reputation
to remove injurious aspersions. Let
your good bo evil spoken of, and fol
low tlio highest examples in mild and
explicit solf-vindicatidn. No reputation
bo pormanent which does not spring
from principle; and ho who would main
tain a good character, should bo maiuly
Bolieitous to maintain a conscience void
offeuco towards God and towards man.