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Proceedings of the Sandusky Co. Teachers'
Tbii Association, agreeably to previous no
tice, met in the basement of the M. E. Church,
in Fremont, on Thursday, March 8Ut, at 10
p'clock, A. II. The meeting t called to or
dor by I. W. Booth, who nominated Rev. W.
J. Wrll at temporary Chairman, who took
luteal J. V. llictt auJ J. W. Bush were
appointed Vigo Presidents, I. A. Ward and O.
tY. Olick, Secretaries. The meeting w as then
openod by reading a portion of the Holy Scrip
tures and prayer, by the President
The object of the meeting of the Associa
tion i then brief!? Haled by L W. Booth,
who remarked that it was for the purpose of
holding a Teachers' Institute and to form a
permanently organized Teachers' Association
in Sandusky Co., by adopting a Constitution
and By-Laws, lie also spoke of the impor
tance of su-sh Associ Jtions, Te achers' Insti
tutes, A-e. The meeting then proceeded to
the appointing of n Committee for the pur
pose of drafting a Constitution and By -Laws,
which rebutted in the appointment of the fol
lowing gentlemen and ladies, viz: Messrs. I.
W. Booth. W. O. Walker, J. W. Hiett. and
Mrs. J. B. Booth. Miss S. Downs and Miss
On motion of I. V. B-xitli the meeting ad
journed to take up the regul ir exercises of the
Institute, at J J o clock, t'. u.
The Institute met agreeably to adjourn-
menL The afternoon exercises consisted in
Rending and Mental Arithmetic, conducted by
I. W. Booth. Some of the teachers read ve
ry well, some well, some poorly, and some ve
ry poorly. In Mental Arithmetic, some were
rather apt, and some were "rather not apt.
After a few remarks by Messrs. Glick and
Healon, Esi"., of rrement, the Institute ad
vmroed to meet at the Court House Ht 7 o'
clock. P. M.. to listen to the retnuiks of Mr.
Booth on the New School Law.
. The Institute met at the Court House at
7 o'clock. The President being absent, Vice
President Hiett took the Chair. Mr. Uooih
then proceeded to speak of thu merits and de
merits of the New School Law, which culled
out an animated und interesting discussion on
the part of Messrs. J. K Price, Glick, Nestle
rond. Booth and others; after which, on mo
tion of Mr. Price, the Institute adjourned to
meet in the basement of the M. Church
on Friday morning, at 9 o'clock.
The Institute met agreeably to adjourn
to on:, and was opened by reading and prayer.
bv the President the following was tne or
der of the exercises for the forenoon: A drill
in English Grammar, conducted by C. C. Nes
tleroad, a lesson in Geography, by W. O.
Walker, a drill in Orthography, by J. W.
Bush, a lecture on Physiology, by I. W. Booth,
nd a drill in Reading, by Miss S. Downs.
After the above-named exercises were gone
through with, on motion, it was unanimously
Resolved, That the Committee on the Con
stitution and By-Laws be required to report
t the afternoon session. Mr. Bush then mo
tion td that tho President appoint a committee
to draft resolutions expressive of the feelings
of tho Association and Institute, which carried.
The President then appointed the following
gentlemen and ladies viz: Messrs. J. W. Bush,
li. VY. Glick, Miss Jane Treat, and Misa Mary
On motion of Mr. Hiett, the Institute ad
journed to meet at 1 J o'clock, P. M.
Institute mf t agreeably to adjournment
The Committee on Constitution and By-Laws
being called on to report, reported the follow
ing, which were unanimously received and
We, the Teachers of Sandusky county, in
order to better advance our own interest, and
that of universal education do ordaiu and
establish the following Constitution and By-
This Association shall be known by the
name of "The Sandusky Couuty Teachers'
The officers of this Association shall be
President, a Vice President in each township
of the county, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and
an Executive Committee, consisting of live
The duties of the President shall be to pre
tide at all regular meetings of the Association
to preset ve good order, and decide all ques
. tions of dispute that may arise, pertaining
, parliamentary rules.
The duties of the Vice Presidents shall be,
to preside at township meetings in their re
apeclive townships to preside at regular meet
ings of the Association, when called upon
the member! present, to do so.
The duty of the Secretary shall be, to keep
faithful record or all the regular proceed
ings of the Associ ilion, and to carefully pre
' serve all paper of importance belonging to
The duties of the Treasurer shall be. to re
ceive and collect all monies dux the Associa
tin, and pay out the same, by order of
" ' The duties of the Executive Committee
shall be, to call meetings of the Association,
manage Teachers Institutes and all business
- of the Association not aseigned to the other
The Chairman of the Executive Committee
, shall be Corresponding Secretary of the
This Constitution may be altered or amen
"fled at any regular meeting of the Association,
' Ty two-thirds of the members present.
1. Any gentleman may become a member
of this Association, by signing its Constitution
' and By-Laws, and paying Lulo the treasury
tbe same, one dollar.
2. Any lady may become a member of
Association by signing the Constitution
liy-Laws of tbe same.
Jk Any member of the Association may
suspended or expelled, for improper conduct,
. ' or delinquency, by a vote of l wo-thirds of
member present, at any regular meeting
4. Any member of tbe Association
shall be guilty of using profane or indecent
- language at any meeting of the Association,
ahull be forthwith expelled.
6. Any member who shall, hereafter, at
rnaeliog of U Association, resort to political
ii-ciwvJi,U deemed aut J order, aud upon
being culled to order by the presiding officer
of said meeting, shall take his seat, and upon
refusal to do so, shall be expelled from said
0. The officers of this Association shall be
elected by ballot, annually.
After the above Constitution and By-Laws
were accepted mid adopted, the following gen
tlemen and ladies became members ot the As
1. W. Booth,
J. F. Price,
B. W. Lewis
J. N. Smith,
J. W. Hiett,
A. 1). Wiles.
A. W. Howe,
Drurv P. Bush,
I. A. Ward,
Delvia A. Frary,
J. B. Booth,
Sarah Un infield,
Anna L. Emerson,
Sarah D. Ball,
Mary L. Chambers
Lewis E. Remsburg, Emilv 1 Wilson,
W. J. Wells Sarah G. Downs
S. Treat, Jr., Emelino O. Hill,
W. (. Walker, Charily A. Monro,
T. P. Fine frock, Mary K. Seaman,
G. W. Glick, Jane E. Treat,
Chas. L. Glick, Lucinda Cowden,
John Healon, Martha J. Smith,
Maria H. Harmon.
The following persons were then elected
ofliccrs of the Association for the term of one
W. J. Wells 'resident.
3. W. Hiett, of Ballvilie township,
J. K. Prior, of S.in.lusky "
W. G. Walkei, of Rice - 1
OrUnd Meechetn. of York "
Nathan West, of Gieen Creek tp.,
H. B. frfiiig, of Jackson tp.,
Chaa. Jackson, of Townseml tp'.
I. W. Booth Secretary.
Benjamin Lewis Treasurer.
I. W. Booth, Chairman, Samuel Trent, J.
N. Smith, Miss S. Downs, Misa J. Treat.
The Institute thvn adjourned to meet at the
Court House ut 7 o'clock, P. M.
Institute met at the Court House, at 7 o'
clock, agreeably to adjournment. Tba Pres
ident being absent, Vice President Bush took
the Chair. After Mr. I. A. Ward, Esq., had
delivered a very interesting, instructive and
scientific lecture, on the Earth aud her Satel
lite, I. W. Booth offered the following pream
ble and resolution:
Whereas, we teachers and Oihers, mombers
of the "Sandusky County Teachers' Associa
lion," composed of both Democrats and Whigs
believing that politics should have nothing to
do with the electing ot thu state Uomrnission-
er of Common Schools, as it is a mutter which
concerns all alike-THE WHOLE PEO
PL 15 OF THE STATE Democrats, Whigs
and Free Soilers the rich and the poor, the
high and the low and whereas, thu peoole
ot umo, nave a seii-sacnucing champion, "a
bright and shining lij-ht," an untiring advo
cate ut Common Schools in Lorm Andrews'
Resolved, ThBt we will give him our votes,
and do all in our power to secure his election
to the olhce of State Commissioner of Com
After a long and warm discussion on the
resolution, the Institute adjourned to renew
the discussion on the following moroiug at 8
Institute met agreeably to adjournment
Ri the unanimous adoption of the following
resolution, the discussion of Mr. Booth's reso
lution was postponed until 10 J- o'clock. The
resolution was oileied by Mr. J. W. ilielt, and
reads as follows:
Whereas, those opposed to the resolution
offered by Mr. Booth on lust evening, occupied
most ol the lime devoted to thu diKcussion of
the resolution and, whereas Mr. Booth's mo
tives . offering '.he resolution, were wry se
verely criticised by the opposition, and he had
no opportunity of defending himself on last
ReMthed, That Mr. Booth have, at 10 o'
clock, the privilege of making his defence, and
that at 1 1 4 o clock, we take a vote on the res
olution. Mr. Nestleroad then gave the Institute
drill in Orthography, and Air. Booth a lecture
on Geography. Mr. Bixith then made his
speech in defence of his resolution, and his
nio'.ives in ottering it. 1. f . r inefrock, Esq-,
spoke against the, passage of the resolution;
(j. W. Glick, hsq., and J. Heaton, bap, in fa
vor of lis passage niter which the question
being called tor, the resolution passed by 21
to 5. Five females voted for the resolution
none against it.
The Institute then adjourned to meet at
o'clock, V. M.
Institute met at 1 i o'clock, P. M. The
Committee on Resolutions being called on
report, reports tne following, which were
received and adopted :
H'l'Aoeil, That we as teachers of the com
mon schools of Sandusky county, hail the or
ganization of the Teachers' Association of Said
county as the dawning ol a new era In the ad
vancement of educational interests.
2. That we consider the perpetuity of the
free institutions of our country depends upon
a judicious and more thorough education
the youth, physically, inenta:iy and nmrullv.
3. That upon the teaciiei devolve, the task
and responsihiiity of moulding the- youthful
muni, and directing the thoughts in a proper
4. That we as teacher will do all within
power to improve ourselves and each other.
5. That we will, as teachers encourage and
enforce a strict morality in the pupils commit
ted to our charge.
0. That common school celebrations are
useful in promoting the cause of education,
and that we will do all we can to encourage
7. That we believe children in schools
be governed, except in extreme cases by mor
al suasion. . .
8. That we believe it to be the imperative
duty of school officers and parents, to visit
schools in their owu districts frequently.
9. That we will, as teachers, do all we
to encourage the building of good school bou
ses throughout the different counties.
10. That we hail with pleasure the .passage
of the new school law, although objectionable
in some of its features, yet believing that
earned into etlect, it will do much to advance
tbe cause of common school education.
1 1. That the snenibers of this Institute ten
der their thanks to the citizens of Fremont
their hospitality during the session of the
12. That each teacher should taVe at least
one educational paper, and that our Journal
of Education is worthy of support, it should
be (bund in the house of every practical teach
er. 1 3. That w tender our thanks to th Trus
tees of the Methodist E- Church, fur tbe
of thsir Iioua
Miss J. Tuiiat,
Miss M. K. Skama!,
After the adoption of the resolutions repor
ted by the committee, Mr. Ncstlcroad gave,
in behalf of the teachers of Seneca, county, nn
invitation to the teachers of Sandusky county
to attend thu Teachers' Association, to be held
HtTilHn City, on the 31st of the present month.
Mr. Duolli being called on by the Institute,
gave short address on the importntice of
teachers being well qualified for the hiijh and
responsible profession of teaching, Aid. On mo
tion of I. A. Ward, Es , the Institute adjour
ned to meet at the call of the Executive Committee.
Beets, enormous Squashes, prodigious Pump
kins and extraordinary-sized Eggs. Every
thing is "huge," now a-days. A "Beef"
weighing less than four thousand pounds is
voted "small potatoes," and a poiker not able
to make half a ton kick thu beam is set down
as no porker at all. Everybody is bound to
raise the biggest calf, or the largest head of
eabbigi? the larges cornstn'k, or the heav
iest "murphy." Cut so long as this spirit of
rivalry was confined to thu growing ol vegeta
bles or the raising of dotihlo headed calves
it was to be endured. Of late, however, the
thing has tkcn a new start. Witness the
following from thu Sandusky Register:
"We are ciedior nformed that there is a
real, live, kicking baby up street, two days old
which weighed seventeen pounds at its lurlh
the 'oldest inhabitant' neter saw the like, but
tays; 'It is in keepin' with our cornmerci.-t
growth, ami it would not be at all surprisiu'
it we should beat it next year.
"Shade of Daniid Lnmbeit!" said we to
ourself, "ll.ilik of that! A Sandusky baby
weighing seventeen pounds, and expectations
held out by a 'reliable paper' that even such
a monstrosity n ill 'be beat next year!'" For
the first time in our life we realiv despaired
of the Republic. Wo had soii U4 thoughts
of migrating to Patagonia or Brubdignag.
We shucked thu olfeiidiug sheet into tho
"waste paper basket," und picked up the
Knickerbocker in the hope of limiing some
thing to soothe our irritated feelings, when
the first paragraph that met my our eye was
"The wife of one our cartmcn, on the cor
ner of Stale street, presented her husband
with a bouncing boy the other morning, weigh
ing 19 Jibs. Almost big enough to drive
"Almost big enough to drive a caul yes
we should think so. nineteen pounds. What
is this world and especially Albany com
ingto? And does the Knickerbocker approve
of such a proceeding? Does it attempt any
excuse for it? Will public opinion sanction
this thing? We trust not. Once get Yan
kee emulation thoroughly excited, in in this
line, und wV shall be horrified, everyday, with
stories of enormous babies. It won't do. This
thing must be put down. The public won't
stand i it- U won't stand it. And if the
editors of the Register and Knickerbocker
have hud no more regard for the sensibilities
of the public than to chroicle such cases, we
hope the next they may havo to record may
be one of their own. Rough Kutes.
If the poorhouse has any terror for you,
never buy what you don't want. Before you
pay three cents for a jewsharp, see if you
can't makejust as pleas mt a nois'i by whist
ling, for which nature furnishes the machine
ry. And before you pay seven dollars for
figured vest, young man, find out whether
your lady love would not be just as glad
see you in a plain one that cost just half the
money. It she wouia'nt, let her ernck her
own walnuts and buy her own clothes.
When you see a man paying five dollars for
trench! tied toy thai a philosophic Yankee
baby will pull lo pieces in five minutes, the
chances are that he w ill live long enough
realize now many cents there are in n dollar;
and if he don't he is sure to benueath that
privilege to his widow. When a man asks
you to buy that for which you have no use,
no mutter how cheap it is, don't say yes until
you are sure some one want? it at an advance.
Money burns in some folk's pockets, nnd
makes such a pesky hole, that everything
that is put in drops through paM finding.
Extension of tiis British Empihb Tbe
war waging by Ureal Britain against the King
of Burmah has offered another excuse for that
country lo extend its already Colossal Em
pire in the East. The Washington Union
has received, from an authentic souce,
copy of a decree of the Governor general
British India, annexing to the British domin
ions in that region the largo and populous
province of Pegu the southern and most
important portion of the Burmese Empire.
This decree was promulgated on the 20th
December, 1852, from the quarter-deck
tier Majesty's ship fox, oil the city of Kan
goon. The northern limit of this new addi
tion to the British Indian possesion has
yet been defined, but the line of deinarkalion
may be anticipated as running along, or
near to, the lDih parallel of north latitude
including the captured city of Prome,
extended across the whole country to
mountain trontier ol biam. 1 he annexed
in. da les the Several outlets of the Bur-
rumpoorter, and all the other large rivers;
afforded easy communication not only
Ava and the whole northern Burnah, but
to the borders of the Chinese dominions,
thus under British rule, opening a direct
ilh the most densely populated country
the globe. Albany RegitUr.
Habits. Like the flakes of snow that
unperceived upon the earth, the seemingly
unimportant events of life succeed one
As the snow gathers together, so
our habits formed. No single flake that
added to the pilo produces a sensible change.
N'o single action creates, however it may
a man's character; but as the tempest
hurls the avalanche down the mountain,
overwhelms the inhabitant and his habitation,
so passion acting upon tbe elements of
which pernicous habits have brought
together by imperceptible accumulation
overthrew the edifice of truth and virtue.
A merchant entering his store one
found his boy Bobby, attempting
throw all sorts of summersets, and kit king
as ureal a rumpus as a great town caucus.
"What are you bctt!" asked the merchant
looking; astonished at the wild evolutions
the boy'. "Obliging raj girl," replied
almost exhausted youth. "Shu's writ me
letter, and at the bottom vf the page
satil 'turn over and oblige,' and I've
going it fur roor'o half an batir."
I. V: IIOOTII IMltor.
SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 1S53.
WHIG STATE NOMINATIONS.
NELSON DA I Ul E LIE.
roa Mrum s r oirEinoa.
ISAAC J. ALLEN.
roa TRseiisa or itati.
for sr.caKTAiii or STATE.
KELSON H. VAN VOUI1ES.
ron attiikkcv oKrat.
WILLIAM II. GIBSON.
FOR fUPRKMK JUPOK.
FRANKLIN T. BACKUS.
for board or rum ic works,
State Commissioner of Common Schools.
We see the papers of Ohio, havo a great
deal to any about the Statu Commissioner of
Common Schools; ami Irom wlii.-li we learn
the Democrats are determined to nonii-
nate a man of the p u ty. and as a Democrat of
our village said a few days since, without ref- i
erence to the morality of tho man-
reference to his chiims upon the rBor-LK of
tub state without reference to his ability to
fill the oilioe, but with reference to his influ
ence in his party. Now, if the Democratic
party are so abominably corrupt, nnd so lost
to all sense of honor nnd light, ns lo nominate
some rotten-hearted politician, or some one ut
terly unqualified for the office, we hope the
Whig party will not be so stupid as to follow
the ruinous nnd outrageous example, but leave
the nomination to the teachers nnd to the I'F.o
plr. If, after what L. Andrews bus done for
the schools of the Stale, the PEOPLE forget
him, or cast him aside for somo mere party
man it alter he has rendered himseii the
Horace Mann of the West, nnd by his untir
ing exertions, and sacrifice of his time nnd
property, done more for the schools of Ohio
than any forty men have done, he is sacrificed
at tho unholy shrine of pahtv, by the people
of Ohio AMERICAN CITIZENS then,
is our free State near its death nnd damnation.
New School Law.
There has some good come out of
Nazareth, in the form of a New School Law
But the scribes and Pharisees, (or certain
Democrats, nnd tho Roman Catholics) are
determined to crucify it before the eyes of
all the penple.itnd bury it in the sepulcherof
nil that is good human dejiravhy.
A certain man of Nazareth, whose sir name
is Sam, sworn enemy to every thing that tends
to enlighten and elevate the people, and an
uncompromising friend nnd ndvocate of every
measure that has a tendency to keep them
in blissful ignorance, has already borne fals
witness against the New School Law. There
are other false witnesses who stand ready to
testify, and for much less than thirty pieces
of silver. What weight this kind of testimo
ny will have with the judges the people, is
yet to be seen.
Though the Law is objectionable in some
of its features, still, it is by far, the best school
Law, we have ever had in Ohio, and we hope
the pkoi'LS wi)l sustain it, until we shall
have a better one, at least.
J. M. Ashley, of Toledo, advertises Drugs,
Medicines, Groceries, dec. See advertise
See J. Barnhart, Jr's. advertisement of Pi
alios and Safes. Rooms in Dayton, Ohio.
Trof. D. is now delivering n very interes
ting and instructive course of lectures, nt the
Court House, on tl.o subject of Astronomy,
His lectures are truly of -very hitch merit.
Prof. D. is a gentleman and possesses an ex
tensive knowledge of the sublime science lie
so ably discusses.
W Miss "Laola" writes excellent poetry
We will be pleased to hear from her at any
lime. Will Miss "Laola" be very careful
punctuate her pieces just as she desires
have thcra punctuated, as our boys generally
The Boston Pilot (Catholic), expresses
opinion of young America. Referring to the
appointments of the President, dee., it says:
"Now, this catastrophe of throwing Young
America overboard is not a little gratifying.
The nasty little clique of the Democratic Re
view had been all along claiming General
Pierce as their property, as FalstafT claimed
Prince Henry. And the discomfiture of the
old villain when Henry, become King, refus
ed to notice him, may serve to picture the
dismay of the little den of apostates whom
the President, it seems, has determined
put down. May his arm be rirm and strong."
This is very complimentary to such politi
cians as flourish in Ohio. It explain the
reasons why they don't get any important
Tin canal from Toledo to Cincinati is open
and boats are now making regular trips, why
is that dii th open before tbe Ohio canal 7 The
latitude is tbe same.
For the Journal.
Mr. Booth: A few weeks ago when you
were simply reijueted to lend the influence
of yout paper to the suppression of intemper-
ancc in this place, you cumo out in n very se
vere nrticle, bee iuso you were a newcomer,
a stranger, and not acquainted with the peo
ple; and that, therefore the request made of
vou WH unreusonatile. noon alter this nn
in favor of the traffic,
article, in favor of the traffic, was presented i
.... . .
to you for publication over the signature of
Clarendon. Vou published it, nnd in the
sumo pnper requested a reply to it, repenting
what you had before assured, that your col
umns were open only for what was suitable
for publication. Uunder this invitation, and
not not supposing thut your paper was lo be
the vehicle for liars and blackguards, I com
plied with your requost, and sent in a reply
free from all abuse nnd personality, and which
you judged proper for publication where
upon you gave it a place in your paper.
Last week, by some strange operation of
your social faculties, you found that you were
not so great a stranger, but that you could ad
mit to the columns of your paper a lengthy
communication of the vilest abuse, a complete
tissue of falsehood, misrepresentation aud
blackgunrdism.ngainst a citizen of twnty years
residence here, and at the request of a gfog
veiidcr, a man who is daily and hourly violat
ing tho law. I have no complaint, however,
to mike ftgain3t him. I knew him incapable
of' any thing more decent, for I have long
known, that as a liar and a blackguard, he is
immensely mv superior, nnd I had not the
:,(,.ist intelUi011 0f pining mysulf n'iinst him
s timt c1),iU:i(y ; but I think I have gooJ rca
that S()1 ((J con,,,iui 0f you, and I put it to you, as
B n)H1 l0 ftn8W,.r whether you consider that
. , rn,,i-m, . ns one man should
!,..., I,,.. :! u-lmrn lu call alledee
nothing whether you think you have con
ducted with that consistency with which you
should have acted, and whether you have
maintained the pledge you gave ns an editor.
If you can answer this in the affirmative, nnd
maintain that your course as an editor, wield
ing a public press, is right and justifiable in
this matter, I havo nothing more to say, I am
content. But if not, I shall expect that pub
lic acknowledgement from you, through the
columns of your paper, which is due tome,
and I humbly conceive to yourself. You can
.... .... ..i ..1
published tins wnn comments or wmioui, or
you can let it alone, as your own fancy shall
B. J. BARTLETT.
3Friend Bartlett, we have not time to
attend to your case this week, but we hope to
have next week. Wo know that John bela
bored you very severely, and that you have
not the ability to answer him to your satisfac
tion, John hei'ig much your superior as a wri
ter, and hence, we d not wonder .hat you
should, in y 'ir bitter chagrin, i;ive vent to
your deep m-rti:ijritvm ami spleen upon us,
Letter from I. J. Allen, Esq.
At our request, Mr. Smyth has perniited us
to lav before our readers the following inter-
stiiiL; letter from Mr.Al'en who U lo deliver
in address before our city schools on Friday
next. Mr. Allen is a hue writer, an eloquent
speaker' nnd the subject of his address will
prove interesting to all. luledo U tide.
Letter from I. J. Allen, Esq. MANSFIELD, Feb. 28, 1853.
Rsv. and DbahSiu: Your very kind and
complimentary note of the 25th met came du
ly to hand, and permit me here to express my
thanks lor your kind reiiiuuiuranci s ol me
I rum an HCqtiaiiiloiice so Lillet and accidental
as our at Willotii'hby nctessniily ;i.
Your pollle invitation lo visit you n loli-du
on the 1 1 tn p.oximo has received my ohm i
eralion ; and alter consulting the Court-list,
and my professional engagements, 1 find noth
ing, so lar as ut present advised, to prevent
my acceptance ot your invitation; nnd will ac
cordingly Jjev voteule.bn with vou us desired
bucn occasions us (he one present, always
enlists thu warmest feeling and deepest inter
esl ot my mind; lor the reason that of nil
public questions, the subject of popular edit
cuHon lies nearest lo my hart And 1 never
look upon the joyous pupil of our Common
.Schools, without reflecting upon the period in
my own Doyuood, when with only , I tin
parting gill of my mother,) between me and
utter destitution, I left my childhood's home.
and unknown presented myself as a studen
in tbe hulls of a college with oulv one requst,
L e. to be permitted to labor and to learn
My request was most kindly met, and 1 din
labor and learn. And ever since.lhe Common
school room, where 1 first imbibed a fondue
tor learning", has been held in my c insi lerat on
as a sacred snot n"fto!y ground." Hence
you will not be snrprised that 1 accept your
uaiitring inviiuuon w:in a uegree ot alucrity
aliU'V-t amounting to eagerness; and so far
from imposing upon you the repetioii of my
til lots at vt iiioiightn',1 shall lake great
i'leasurc in makiiii; such preparation as tun
and circumstancs will permit upon the topic
sugested in your letter now before me.
ISAAC J. ALLEN.
Rev. A. SMYTH.
Tub Wife's Universal Rival. It must
ever be born in mind that man's love, even
in its happiest exercise, is not like woman's;
for while she employs herself through every
hour in fondly wuavim; one beloved iuiaje
into all her thought, he gives to her com
paratively few of his, and these perhaps neith
er the loveliest nor best It is a wise begin
ning, then, for every married woman to make
up her mind to be torgotteu through the
greater part of every day ; to make up her
mind to many rivals, too, in her husband at
tentions, though not in hi love; and among
these I would mention one whose claim
would be folly to dispute, since no remon
trances or representations on ber part will
over be nble to render lets attractive the
charms of this competitor 1 mean the news
paper, of whoso uhsorbiug interest somo
wives are weak enough to evince a sort
childish j. b!oii-v, h tu n they ought rather
congrntulaie themselves that ihrir most for
midable rivkl is one of papur. -Mrs. Ellis'
Wives of England.
Mrs. Fillmore and Mrs. Cass are dead.
Prkrtici, of ti e Louisville Jourtat, was
in a specially complimentary mood when he
wrote the following. There is probahlv. auitr
ns much truth as poetry in it, however:
"Col. Win. H. Polk, or, to itpenk of him n
every body apeak of him, 'Bill Polk, is try
ing to induce Mr' Pierre to appoint him Mm-
T : Ut'l , , . 1
imer lo l,iim. I'lii n or,Klnrr nn. lie u-ag
once glad to have the officii nf Charged' Af
fairs. By the way, when he wns Charce to Na-
tiles, he snent a nrtm iwirt'iim ,.f 1.;.. fi,.... !..
'n : ,1. t "
Paris If ho were to go as minister to Lima,
,)(J wout(, , ,lis tiQ . t w , , ,
get the best liquors on the best terms. He bus
a very decided turn for the most inspirinij
bevcuigeg. As long as he lives, he must have
a cask or good brundy f r l.n neighbor, nnd
when he dies a clause will probably bo found
in his will, directing that his body shall be
embalmed in another cask."
Tho Poughkeepsie Tvllrrirciph states the
double track of this Road will 'be laid entirely
through it whole length by the first of Angust
The steamers on the North River, are
said to be doing a large buisness in the WBy
of passengers aed freight
Tho Louisville Times lenrns that General
Thomas Marshall, of Kentucky, wns killed
in a tight with one of his tenants a few days
since, lie was a pnssonnte, impulsive man,
but with some good traits of character. He
was one of Polk's Brigadier Oeneruls in the
Little Miami Railroad. For the week
ending Wednesday, March 30th, the receipts
of the Little Miami Railroad Company nmouii-
teu to ij;,.)oj 15. t or the corresponding
week in thev Were on v 7.Hi;s no.
showing an increase of nearly 51) percent.
ThesalvetradewithBpar.il is about dying
out. The importation in 181s amounted to
00,000. and in 2851 to only H,2tS(i, of which
1,001) were captuied by Brazilian cruisers
and declared free. During the past year, one
vessel, and only one, it is said, is known lo
have landed a cargo of slaves on the co i6t of
Brazil, and this occured last June.
"I wish I was n ghost, blamed if I don't,"
said a poor covey, the other night, us he sat
soliloquizing in the cold, "They go wherever
they please, toll free; they don'l owe nohodv
nothing, and lliut'a a comfort. Whoever
heard tell of a man who had n bill against a
ghost? Nobody. They never buy's huts
wittals, or licker, nor has to saw good or run
arrants, as 1 do. Their shirts never gets dirty
nor their trousers out tho knees, ns ever 1
heard tell on. Ghosts is the only inedpen
dont people 1 knows on. I ruily wish 1 was
Woma's Rights "Will you please to per
mit a lady to occupy this seat?" said a iren-
tlemin to another, the other day in a railroad
car. she an advocate of worn m'l rivrhls?'
ked the ueutleinan who was invited to va
cate.' "hlie is, replied he who was stan
ding. "Well then, h t her take thu benefit of
her doctrines, and stand up."
It is a bad bigiiatosee a man with his hat
offal midnight explaning the principles und
tueory oi nis iiriy to a lamp post. Ji is HJ-
so a bad sign to Bee a fellow lie down in the
gutter, supposing it lo be his bed, and com
mence calling a poor innocent hog all sorts ol
hard names, mistaking it for his wife.
X-arSomn more "things" about the "little
folks," which we hear and record with pleas
ure: A little i'irl, by name of Abbv li
went recently lo pass the niirU with Kate
C . Now Abbv had been taiiL'ht what
Kate was not, namely, to say her prayers on
going to bed at night; so after they bad re
tired, Ahny repeated the Lord's prayer until
lie came lo, "tuve us this day our dal.v
bread," w hen Kate interrupted her wiih: "6
Abhy, why don t you ask tor 'toast?' I like
toast a great deal the best!"
Scett'b Joke "The candles you gold me
last were very bad," 8;ild Suett, to a tallow
ch-tndler. "Indeed, sir. I am sorrv for that."
Yes, si,-, do you know they burnt to the
middle, and would then burn no longer?"
' You surprise ine ; what, sir, did they go out
"avo, sir, no; tney ourui snorter.
Why Didn't nit weak Spectacles? A De
troit paper it guilty of tho following story
an accident which happened to a near-sighted
gentleman at n ball in that city. He waited
upon ins partner to a seat alter a " lovo or
polka," When he espied the embroidered edge
ot a supposed handkerchief nt the feet of his
divinitv. He hastily seized it, when the"Fv.
fy, sir!" of the lady informed him that he was
Is king improper liberties with the scollops
SllT How far do you want to drive this
horse this evening?' said a livery-stable keep
er lo three young bucks, for whom he was
harnessing a horse to a rockaway.
"Only seventy-live miles," was the reply.
You can't drive this horse that far, said
"Vy not," said the exquisites; "ain't we
tlT" A lazy, over-fed la I, returning from
dinner to his work, was asked by his master.
"it he had no other motion than that?" "Yes,"
replied the boy, drawling out euch letter, "but
yThe Albany Wisler learns that navi
gation on the New York Canals will be open
about the 13lh inst.
Aooy Kelly, in one ot her lectures,
pressed strong faith in Providence ultimately
coming to the aid of the women in their
tempt to gain their rights. "All things
possible wiih ttod, exclaimed the pious .Abhy.
"Devil a bit," responded an Irish listener,
in a dark corner. "Ik's not a'Je to mall
ni'iu of yees!"
JTThe packets are now running on
the Canal. They leave Toledo every day
8 o'clock, A. M.
t3f The authorities of Toledo are about
adopting measures for ligh'.hig that city
XJTTlie hrig Pnwhrtttan, sunk outside
piers at Ashtubula la-,t fall, has been raised
and taken l lu- harbor, auJ will be ready
. t-W The Buff do Rouuh Notes stales
the steamer Wisconsin has sunk in the creek
opposite the Michigan Central Railroad dock.
At Maysville, Ky , on Friday hist,
Judge of the county court appointed a special
patrol of fifteen men to guard the river
the prevention of tbe escape of runaway
Heaiigrand J D
List of Letter
RF.Nl A IN IN U in Hit Pun Uuk-t is Fromoat
Hi. Jih du) of Nov. 1853-
Atkison Chntles D
A ml icws Russell
Adams 1) Mrs
Ainehine George .
Bonn A l.inian
Bissell Rosanna Miss
Bull Mr (Tailor)
Bennett George W
Burckhartt Chris J
Brown J H
Bancroft R J
Cole Maty Miss
Cinn ns Joseph
I 'umiiiings John
Crooks C B
Da a son Catharine
Dolieek Margaret Mis
Dole L P .
EUuiihour C'ath A
iKnepple Wm II 7
jl. in. linn M J
jLetimaii Maria Mrs.
iLightcap Lticretia Mrs
(Lynch Edward Dr
ILlilebork Peter " '
iLethcrmati J It . , ,
(Long 11 B Mrs .
jLansdalu Alpheus II
Lemon Jacob A
McLaughlin Charles O
Monroe (basket maker)
mcvyrcery urn ,
Miller Lewis V
Mead M W
Miles Cbas W
Miner J .
Mills J Lore mo
Mecnn William D
N ' :
r.wtrs lleiurich Johaii (.,(.k J0,
Edwards llez. kinh
Few in. in Daniel
Fey Phillip It
f oul Elizabeth Mia
V . T
.iui innii &
N'eeley James ,
)'Sullivau J or F
)ppenheimer L & II
Kermyer James A
.'rouse Mulice! 2 ' '
'hilips Rose Anna Mra
I'helps Ann MibS 2
I. 'cake Kusscll
.'orler U S ...
I'aine Mary E
Parker Wm K.
lay John J
tvosse J R
lie i nine I Charles '
K) man Samuel
jiIr-s Mary L Miss
Frosil Thomas D
Foigerson Rlchurd 2
rn Abigail Ann Miss shanks Mis.
drover Maltha S MisS.Sp,,lU Maiiah
iranger L,lleli MlsS hlliller Uenlxmin
viiimcs L-ttis or Isaac -juhrJ VViiham (revo
. - .i ..... i ' . i . 1
Kobbius Jaques C
l.imiih John 'A
jSn.ilh Amanda Miss
jSinith Martha J Mies
tiieeue Abel V
Gardner J S
George Dm id
Gilbert ifc Co
Shawl Thomas 2
Sheseley Lucy Ann
Geoigo Elizabeth Mrs'sl-nlield Henrich
t.Samcs William N
Seager Harriet Miss
Schneider Anloni F
I'iff Wm C
Taylor Frances lira
Vickey Oscar Mr 2
Vnudcrsull J ,
W " '
Gatn Louisa B Mrs
Greene Sarah Jane
llairo J F
Howell Aim Mrs.
Hull Sarah Miss
Hill Edna .
Hoiconib James AMinWalsh Garrett
Handy M .ry Ann Mis;'arner Solomon
Hawkins Jas M Mrs
Kiymer Sarah Ann
Kenan Adnlme Miss
Wriuht Smith 2
Wegster J V
Willson A B 2
VYhetset James 2
Weaver John W
WVntworth E P
Walker Jr Stephen 1
Woolcot Susan Misa
Waring Geo D
Young Lewis 2
! Young LeviG C
Persons calling for any of the above let
ters will say they are advertised
L E. BOREN, P. M.
wl DIGEST I" 8uoh I tho trao motainf of
Ihr woril 'Pepsin," or ot la two Grook word
from which it ia dxrived. Tlii is tho iirniAatat
and nMriiiri!M litfo of th Tnie Daettit Fluid,
or Oitt'i: Jiure, prepared by Or. J. 4. lighten,
( PhiUrtVli'lnn, from tho fourth 8t.nnch of tho
O. lor iIm euro of ladifrvtiinn and Dvfei. It
is Ndliir' own roiiifdy (or su unliasllhy Slora
oli. No rt i f mini nmi quat ita eurativo powers.
It millers Oaid Ealing perfectly consistent with
Health. Baa lha figure o( tho Ox, in another pari
of iMa p .