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Jb'rom the Soutlttrn JIvnitQr.
MR. DUDLEY MANN'S TRANS-ATLANTIC
If Frecsoil and Abolition agitation lias
been attended with many evils in this country,
it has sorved, in our opinion, at lu tsl,
vne good end. It lias aroused the people
c tlie Southern section of llio Union to
insider, in a spirit of wise foieeaste, the
expediency of making a powerful and sustained
effort to establish, somewhat within
Southern latitudes, and for the especial
strength and prosperity of the Southern
States, some great depot of foreign trade
with the leadinir nations of Kuronc. Thus.
in ilits matter, the old Spanish proverb
seems verified, " It is an ill wind that blows
nobody good,.11 We do not mean to declare,
or so to insinuate?far from it?that
Mr. Mann's enterprise is founded in the
conception of the people of Virginia, or of
nny other Southern State, in a sentiment of
hostility towards Northern commercial development;
but, nevertheless, we bi-licve it
will be sustained and consummated with
tbo fixed and comprehensive purpose of securing
to the South tho safest position for
the future. Our Northern friends may I e
assured that there is neither unfriendliness
nor foolish jealousy in this business, but
only a good deal of wholesome energy and
prudence. It is even | ossible, as all must
-admit, (though we trust not probable) that
there may be, one of these days, another
Freesoil or Abolition raid -against the Constitution
and the just and equal principles
of the Government?another programme of
Fremont and the " Ilig' cr Law"?another
spasmodic movement of the agrarian masses
of the North and Hast?when the fierce
and lawless genius of Disorganization may
not only come near success, as recently, but
be actually successful ; and in that ever t,
New York might not continue to be, what
it now is, the commercial metropolis of an
American Union. And in any event, the
producing classes of the Southern Stales,
who are compelled by the present system
"to -expend millions every year in commissions,
.freights and exchanges, while disposing
of the products of their skill and labor,
reoo'nimg nothing hy way of equivalent,
from the Northern merchants or ship-owners,
should endeavor to free themselves from
this -enormous tax, which cannot be done
except by opening and maintaiug avenues
of direct tvans and inter oceanic communication
with Europe and Soutli America, exporting
their own industrial products in
their own marine, and importing goods in
return for their domestic consumption.?
AVe are absolutely convinced that there U
no other way under the sun for the Southern
people to obtain relief from the compulsive
and absorbing currents of Northern
capital, tending with an increasing impetus
and enlarged influence, as each day passes,
to sweep the wealth of the cotton, sugar, tobacco
and rice planting Suites into ono vast
stream of tribute to the riches and power
of the North.
The Convention of Merchants ami Planters
recently assembled at Old Point Comfort,
Virginia, over which our able and respected
Ex-President John Tyler presided,
seems to have inaugurated the scheme of
Southern commercial independence uudcr
most auspicious circumstances. Although
with the view of preventing speculation in
the stocks of the Company, a subscriber
was only permitted to tako a single share,
uiore than 1*20,000 were contributed on the
spot by the members of the Convention,
an?l n tlm *.Si ..f 11
n .v?* Vt Miv v>ii6Viia UI uuU bllWIU
county. There can be, we think, but little
doubt tbat Virginia, N. Carolina, ami Ton;
?essee, not to mention oilier States, will subBcrilo
and pay nil the money needed for a
, fine.ocean ferry between Norfolk and Milford.
It is true, that we can hardly con.
template the realization of Mr. Maim's idea
. - <^%A great South Atlantic seaport unless we
can count on some other commercial elements
besides that, of sufficient capital to
btfild and equip a few sea-going steamers.
|3u?may hot Norfolk justly claim to possess
advantages in which are embraced all the
first-rat?tetcmlfils of commercial success,
andjvhich have only to*be*appreciated and
prepay directed to altract tho mercantile
and ^Msineff. enterprise?not of .tho
albner.lmt-Alio entire country. No
pn*> ktib- tho -tnap of- the
jjTpfted States without being struct witlrtlie
-fjrought thritNorfolk should be, from its
jiatifral situation, the chief seaport of alt
. lite populous atiJ wealth-producing i^ates
the Mississippi Valley. When the* Vir^
Central and Covington .railway, at
rpr&enl, wo prc^une; hi a fair way of completion,
shail fttffit^t Cincinnati by a direct
an4 wexpojilfim steam route, with the wateT$
*f this fcho*aj?enke at or.near Norfolk,
the citie* oC-lfco Ohio and Missouri, and all
the mighty Wist, and a great part of the
North-west, will bo much nearer to Norfolk
than to New York or Boston. Cincinnati
is said to enjoy an annual commerco of a
hjjndffe^ rpiHions.^ J^ouisvilte is supported
by no extensive back country, and its busi|mh
is very considerable. St. Tx>uis, besides
its extensive doftMtjc and back couutry
trade, js known to be quite extensively
engaged in foreign importation, conducted
through tyew York, all of which she might
do much more speedily, safely and cheaply
from ft port like Norfolk, on the 6horeu of
tlio Chesapeake. So much for the West
and ffvrlh-we&t. Wlien we coijju U? glance
towards the South-west, wo discover that
the Virginia ami Tennessee railroads, with
only a few miles of connection unfinished,
will bring Norfolk and Memphis, on the
lower Mississippi, within a few hours of
j business communication of each other.?
j This line, loo, will undoubtedly serve as
j the principal conduit <>f supply and demand
for Arkansas and Texas; and should the
Pacific road he ever undertaken and corncompleted,
it will no doubt act as one of
the most important, il* not the most important,
of all the numerous arteries running
j from the main track of that continental
! hiirhwav to (lilliTi'lil. I mill Im of flir> M-nilif
seaboard. From Memphis, by 11113* practicable
route lo New York, the distance is almost
twice that to Norfolk. Kesides this
j immense extent of back county?the mast
j fertile on earth?that, looking Loth to time
i and the expense of carriage would thus
I naturally seek a commercial outlet through
the Chesapeake, Hay Norfolk, it must he
borne in mind, is more eligibly s'tuated
than any other city in the Union, for easy
access and departure at all seasons of the
year, and for depth of water. It can boast
the finest harbor and roadstv ad on tho Continent.
It can at all times command a depth
of more than thirty feet of water. Thus
ships of the largest dimensions, like the
great /Zustern, can easily approach Norfolk,
when the bars ami shoals unfortunately obstructing
the channels hading into New
York, render, it impossible for ships of this
class to visit that city. The larger the
vessel, it is said, tho greater the motive power
which can be applied ; and if it ever so
happen?what is highly probable indeed
?that steamships of extraordinary tonnage
shall cioss the ocean from Norfolk to Liverpool,
Milford Haven, or Havre, twentyfour
hour in advance of steamers from
New York, then it is apparent that this
single element of time, so precious as to
be invaluable in mercantile transaction, will
override every other consideration whatever,
when based on tln-se advantages to
which we have already adverted. \Ye re
fur the reader, in conclusion, with the utmost
satisfaction, to the gratifying proceedings
of the Convention at Old l'oint Comfort,
and we await the issue, respecting this rare
plan, with the utmost confidence of a triumphant
solution. We would advise those
\*ho have money to invu-t?the capitalists
of the Northern and Kustcrn cities?instead
I of continuing a course of insane speculation
in wild Western lauds, calculated before
long (o bring ruin to hundreds and thousands,
to seek the James and Elizabeth
rivers, ami (he cmiiigious region ; for unless
all ihe signs fail us, ihcte arc millions on
millions of dollars yet to be made by those
who shall move at a proper time and in a
proper way in this direction.
Anrrdulc of' John Ildnrfvl/ih.?lie was
traveling through part of Virginia in which
he was unacquainted. During the time he
stopped a night at an inn near the forks of
the road. The innkeeper was a fine gentleman,
and no doubt one of the first families
of the Old Dominion. Knowing who his
distinguished guest was, he endeavored during
the evening to draw him into a conversation,
but failed in all his ellorts. 1 Wit in
the morning, when Mr. Randolph was ready
to set out, he called for his bill, which, on
being presented, was paid. The landlord,
"still anxious to have some conversation
with him, began as follows:
" Which way are you traveling, Mr. Randolph
"Sir," said Mr. Kitndolph, with a look of
" I asked," said the landlord," which way
arc you traveling ?" ; >.
"Have 1 paid you my bill ?"
" l>o I owe you any thing more?"
' " " X?>." '
" Well, I'm going just where I please5
do you understand ?"
" Y ei.M
The hindlord by this time got somewhat
excited, and Mr. Randolph drove off; but,
to the landlord's surprise, in a few minutes
sent one of his servants to inquire-which of
iho forks-of the road to take. Mr. Randolph
not-being oul of hearing distance, the land lord
spoke at tho top of his voice, " Mr.
Randolph, you don't owe me one cent;just
take which road you -please." It is said
that thd;.air turned blue with the curses of
- jlandolph.?Norfolk News.
'Discovery of the Sppngf Tree in California.?K
limn, while bathing near Meigg's
Wharf, accidentally came across a soft,
fibrous substnnoo growing a few ftet under
winter, and tyas induced by curiosity to pull
it up by the roots to see what it was. He
brought it ashore, and on examination it
proved to be a veritable, small-sized spongo
tree. There are "about a dozen pieces of
sponge, averaging about six inches id di(ivnotop
?...v. v..v..t viii n oiugit) siein,
which very much resembles a cabbage
stalk. The stem is about a foot and a half
high aud perfectly straight, with the spongy
substance formed iu thick clusters around
it. This fact would seem to set at rest the
doubt which lias long prevailed among
scientific ?nei? as to whether sponge was
an animal or vegetable production. Tho
root, stem and general formation of this
specimen has every appearance of the lat?
U-r species, among which it might well be
THE JEWS IN SWITZERLAND.
Wo arc apt to look upon Switzerland as
a laud of religious as well as civil freedom.
In the admiration with which we read the
accounts of the struggle that the cantons
have maintained against foreign domination,
we overlook the domestic tyranny
which still disfigures their government.
In many parts of Switzerland the people
are excessively bigoted. The cantons arc
divided between Protestant and Catholic,
and one religion generally predominates m
each, without much admixture of the other.
In some of the cantons those professing the
form of religion held by the minority are
not eligible to ulHco or allowed to vote.
Sumo of the severest battles in Switzerland
Itavo been fought between the diHuront
cantons solely on religious grounds. Separated
from each other by mountains tliat
are passable only by narrow paths, and in
the winter completely shut out from each
other, speaking different languages, and
divided into hostile churches, and having
scarcely anything in common but a love of.
independence and a hatred of the despotisms
that surrounded them, and from
which their own territory had been torn
piecemeal and defended by the sword, the
Swiss were slow in arriving at a federal j
government that contained tho first elements
of strength. It was not finally '
accomplished without a civil war, in which
tho combatants were divided nearly by
religious lines, the minority and the defeated
party being the Catholics. They were encouraged
by l'Yance and Austria, which
looked with great concern upon the formation
of a consolidated government which
should give a national character to Switzerland,
and place her among the powers of
Uuder the new constitution, which is in
many respects similar io our own, tlie
country is making rapid advances in national
greatness. A common currency lias
been adopted, telegraphs have liecn estah
lislied all over the con federation in connection
with the post office, and messages arc
transmitted at rates wonderfully low, in
comparison with those of other parts of
Europe. A railroad system has been planned,
and some of the lines have already
been opened. This will connect all parts
of Switzerland, and will join the French
railways on one side and the (lennan on
the other, and by a tunnc! through the
Alps will connect with the Italian. With
this increased communication came also a
more liberal feeling, and a greater common
interest, liut a good deal of dissatisfaction
was caused by the indisposition of an indemnity
upon the defeated cantons for the
expense of the civil war which broke out
against the plan of (he confederation.
These cantons were I lie least able to bear
it, and its remission would have been an
act of politic magnanimity. In many of
the cantons llie bitterness of the religious
differences remains, and the prejudices
against the Jews arc very deep, and the
laws severely unjust. There was a natural
disposition on the part of the Federal
Government to form a treaty with the
United States, and one was negotiated .
several years ago by Mr. Fay, our Minister
resident at Heme. This treaty provided,
as usual with our treaties of amity and
commerce, that the citizens of cacli nation
should have the right to enter and pcacea
bly remain in the territory of the oilier.
This the Swiss Government was unable to
stipulate ; for some of the cantons excluded
Jews from their territory, and the Federal
Government had no more authority over
the cantonal laws than our Congress has
over the Stale governments. Mr. Webster,
who was Secretary of State at the time, refused
to modify the treaty to meet those
liberal laws, and thus, by implications, to
make our Government a j?artv to the imposition
of a religious disability.
Subsequently a new treaty was negotiated,
and the objectionable clause was modified
"The citizens of the United States of
America and the citizens of Switzerland
shall bo admitted and treated upon a footing
of reciprocal equality in two countries,
where nucli submission and treatment shall
not conflict with the constitutional or legal
provisions, as well federal as State nnd
Qantonal, of the contracting parties," &c.
This treaty was accepted by Gen. Pierce
and ratiBed by the Senate. Although it is
clothed in very general terms, the clause
which we have copied is a practical consent
011 ojur part to laws which aro unworthy of
tlie ago and of Christianity, and quito
against the spirit of our institutions. An
American Jew is denied in Switzerland tlio
rights that we accord to every citizen of
that republic. In so far the treaty is not
equal,, and although little practical evil
may arise uuder it, we hope our government
will bear ib> testimony to perfect religious
freedom by giving the earliest notice
that it admissible to terminate it. And if
Switzerland cannot consent to treat our
citizens alike, we can wait for a treaty til)
sho grows more liberal.?Providence Journal.
Ham au affections are the leaves, the
foliage uf our befng tliey catch every breath,
and in the burden and beat of the day, Ibey
make music and motion in ? sultry world.
Stripped of tbat foliage bow unsightly is
It: a former article wo adverted to the
memory of the South, that we might draw
thence an argument for adhering to our
sister States, which produced eminent and
patriotic men, wlio hazarded their lives
in the common cause. But tho South
was rich iu statesmen, too, whose quick
sympathies vibrated in unison with our
own in the hour of danger. Could anything
bo more expressive of their devotion
iu us man me lact Mat wlicn news was
received of tlio passage by Parliament of
the bill .shutting up the port of Boston?
commonly called tlie Uoston l'ort ltill?all
Virginia was roused to indignation ; and as
if some great and sad calamity bad fallen
on the colonies, licr people set apart a day
of fasting, humiliation and prayer, as the
records of the house of Ihirgesses has it,
"devoutly toimploro the divine interposition
for averting tlio heavy calamity which
threatened destruction to their eivil rights,
and the evils of a civil war; to give them
one heart and one mind firmly to oppose,
by all just and proper means, every injury
to American rights." This lousjd the
wrritli of 1 4l.~ ?
? ?. iioiuiu, uiu uuveniur,
ivlio dissolved tlicm, but eighty-nine resolute
l$urgessc3 agreed on and signed n
declaration " tliat nn attack on one of
our sister colonics, to compel submission
to arbitrary taxes, is an attack made upon
all Hritish America, and threatens ruin to
tho lights of all, unless the united wisdom
of tho whole be applied." Ye men of
Massachusetts who now seek to alienate
the affect ions of the North f.oin the South,
and make light of the Union, look at those
acts, observe the dignity, devotion, and
moral courage of the fathers, and let uot
~ T 1 1
nj?iiiL ui uegeneracy anu disunion seize
upon j-ou. Then arose that genius for the
times?Patrick llenry?then shone his
cnglo eye, and was raised his mighty arm.
in the cause of freedom alike at the north
and tlie south.
Richard Henry Lee, another pioneer of
I'Vedom, warns us against the follies of
these times. He originated the first resistance
to British oppression as exhibited iu the
Stamp Act of 17G.). He moved the declaration
of independence, Juno 1, 17Y0.?
He composed those memorials to Croat
Britain, which liad such a living spirit in |
them, genius demanding justice, patriotism
insisting on right. Arthur Lee his brother,
was also a steadfast friend to his country,
an indefatigable worker for her interests.?
John and Kdward llntledge, both of South
Carolina, were eminent in their attachment
to the cause of independence, and efficient
iu their dibits for the promotion of that
cause. The former was Chief Justice of
the United Stales. The doctrine of nullification
and secession was then unknown.?
Those noblo men acted in nernetual con.
Of such .is tliesc was Kichard Bland, .1
distinguished member of the House of Burgesses,
who in 17G8 was one of a committee
resolutely and ably to remonstrate
against parliamentary taxation without representation,
a measure that roused the spirit
of opposition never to be allowed until independence
was achieved. In 1774 he was
a member of the immortal Continental
Congress. Declining a second election by
rcasou of advanced age, lie declared that
he should ever be animated to support the
glorious cause in which America was engaged.
He was succeeded by Francis
Light foot Lee, who had the honor of putting
his name to the Declaration, soon to
be celebrated throghout the country. Mr.
Wirt pronounces this gentleman one of the
most enlightened men in the colmiv ?
? J , ?
man of finished education, and of the moot
unbending habits of application. His perfect
mastery of every faot connect with the
progress and settlement of the colony had
given him the name of tho Virginia Antiquary.
lie was a politician of the first class,
a profound logician, and was also considered
the first wiiter in the country.
To these wo must add the name of llenry
Laurens, who succeeded Hancock as President
of tho revolutionary Congress, and
distinguished himself for determined opposition
to the arbitrary claims of England.
Deputed to negotiate a loan in Holland,
ho was captured on his passage, and incarcerated
in the tower at Lyndon on a charge
of high treason, but was eventually released,
as muo^rom policy as justice. Pro
ccetling of Taris, under a commission government,
with Franklin bo signed the preliminaries
of a treaty of peace in 1783.?
Paca, Chase, Rodney, and Sevier, wcro also
ornamental names in the Times that tried
men's souls. We need not name JefTorsoo,
himself a host among men who doubled,
trebled quadrupled themselves iu that heroic
period.?JV. Y. Jour. Com.
Finn, the celebrated comedian, once stumbled
over a lot of wooden ware in front of
a man's stoie, whereupon the shopkeeper
cried out, "Tow iwne near 'kicking the
bucket,' this lime, mister P "Ob, no,"said
Fiuo, quite complacently, to J only turned a
A long legged Yankee, on visiting a?
mgt u,"e' 0b ?$g?|
around the pavtlhon, suddenly came oft UVe
elephant; whereupon he turned to the
SOUTHERN EPISCOPAL UNIVERMTT.
Thero lias been issued a pamphlet cc
taining the proceeding of u Convention
the Trustees of a proposed University I
the Southern States, under the auspices
the Protestant Episcopal Church. Tl
1.1..4 ' *?
wuuuiio n iiiirriiuvu U1 UIO C
cumstances loading to tlio mooting on Lou
out Mountain, 011 the 4th of July, and t!
address of Bishop, Otey, of Tennessee, (
Tho dioccses of North Carolina, Sou
Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, M
sissippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, To
nessec were represented by their Bisho
and delegates. They adopted a doclarati<
of principles, setting forth their resolve
establish a University, of the Protesta
Episcopal Church, represented by a Boa
of Trustees, to be composed of the Bisho
of the diocesses above named, and ono ch
gyman and two laymen from each, to
elected by the convention of the same. ri.,.
iiivi yj in* Minn jf la nut IU go niio operam
until the sum of ?500,000 shall he actual
scoured. The funds subscribed to the Ui
vcrsity arc to be considered as capital,
be preserved untouched fur any purpos
connected cither with its organization
management. Each diocese shall nppoi
a Treasurer, who shall invest the subscri
tions received in the best public sccurit
or other safe investments, paying over i
nually tho Treasurer of the amount of i
terest received. The location of tho U
versity shall be as central to all tho cc
trading diocesscs, as shall be consist*
with the necessary conditions of locati<
j Each dioccsc is to contribute voluntary, ;
coming 10 lis pleasure aim ability.
A resolutiou was adopted, appointing
committee of one from each diocese, to c
lect information on the subject of a loi
tion of the proposed University, and rep
to the Hoard at an adjourned inetting to
held at Montgomery, Ala., on the 25
day of November next. The Preside
I announced the following as said comniui
! Bishops Polk ; of Louisiana; Elliott,
I (leorjiia; Cobbs. of Alabama: UuLludi
of Florida; and Atkinson, of North Cai
lina. Rev. Messrs. Pise, of Tcnnesst
Gregg, of South Carolina; and Dunn,
| Texas ; and Mr. Geo. S. Verger, of Mist
sippi. Tlie President, l>ishop Otey, of T<
nessc*', was afterwards, on motion, add
to this connuittcc.
Messrs. 10. 15. Fogg, of Tenncsse ; Gi
S. Guion, of Louisiana; J. L. Mannii
of Soiitli Carolina; and Geo. S. Yerg
of Missippi, were appointed a commit
to prepare a chatter, to he submit!
to said adjourned meeting.
The address of IJishop Otey is an cai
est atid appropriate appeal for the p
priesy and necessity of the proposed U
veisity, of the objects aimed at in its
tablishmcnt, and of the ability of I
members of the Protestant Ej copal Chui
to endow it liberally, He earnestly <1
claimed the idea of sectionalism in tl
movement, in the following words:
" We aflirm that our aim is eininen
i! 1 1 i * * 1 1
i.aiioiiiii juki pairiouc, auu as siien, siioi
commend itself to every lover of his count
We rear this day an altar, not of politii
schism, but an allar of witness that i
arc of one faith and household. We cc
template no strife, save a generous rival
with our brethren, as to who shall furni
to this great Republic the truest men, t
truest Christians, and the truest patriot
An old woman who lived near tho fro
tier during the hist war with Crcat lirita
and possessed a marvelous propensity
learn the news, used frequently to make <
quiries of the soldiers. On one occasi
she called to otio of these dufuudurs
our rights whom she frcquctly saluted I
' What's ilie nows i"
" Why, goodwoman," saiJ he, " the I
dians have fixed a crow-bar under La
Erie, and they aro going to turn it over ai
drown tho world!"
" O, incrcy, what shall I do F and aw,
she ran to tell her neighbors of the dangi
and inquire of the minister how such a <
1 amity might bo avert* d.
"Why," said lie, "you need not
alarmed, wo havo our Maker's promi
lliat tin will not ilotlrm' Ilia tvsvt-1.1 !? ? ?
"I know that," returned tlie old la<
hastily, u lie's nothing to do with it; i
them plaguey Indians."
Packing Thought.?Do not assume tin
bocause you have something important
communicate, it is necessary to write a lot
article. A tremendous thought may I
packed into a small compass?made as s<
id as a cannons ball, and, like the proje
tile, cut down nil before it.
Short articles nre generally more effe
tivd, find mora readers, and nre more wid
|y copied than long ones. Pack yo
thoughts close together, and though yo
article, may he brief, - it will liave weigl
ltd ba Aorsllhalv tA mtlra Bit imirnii'i
" Ye who write for this bu?y age," ur
lata writer, "?pei%fe quick, use fcliort se
tauco#, never atop the reader with long. <
mnbiguoqB word, but tat tie stream
Jhoug^t, flow fight on, and men will drii
frifre wter.? ^ -
IW W?* wo*ni?i "fi*celle?l "curkwtj
in a nfan i? grandiloquently magnified in
the "spirit of iuquirjr"
r" t.UVi ??uuu lie. was a boy. When asked
how be got riches, he replied?"My
<!' fatlief taught me never to play until my
work was finished, and never to spend my
1 money until I had earned it. If I had
but half an houra work to do in a day, 1
'l9_ must do that the first thing, and in half an
hour. And after this I was allowed to
play; and I could then play with much
''ty more pleasure than if I had the thought of
nn unfinished task before my mind. I
ry* early formed the habit of doing everything
"!l' iu time, and it soon became |?erfectly cany
kve .. i t. . . -
10 uo so. ii is 10 mis iiabit 1 owe my
,n~ prosperity." Let everybody who reads this
nro and do likewise, and he will meet a siruiI
s ? A Dutchman spunking of contrary matters,
gave liis observations thus, touching
the rule of contraries : 44 Some say that a
hog is de contrariest ting in do world, but
to I say dfct a chicken is; for de odder day I
n try to make one set; I make ono nest and
on put some eggs in it; den I catch one chick
of en aud puts him down on Lho eggs, he
>c- jump up agin ; den I makes a lectio box
and puts over him, aud when I slips up and
peeps in, ho was siltiu' atandiu' up!"
Pompy?"'Now, Julius, I want to know
if you's a-gwinc to pay me dat ar tree cents
you owe mo f"
uy Julius?44 You may take dis niggnh'a
trnr/l ? T>/m??? O't
Pompy?"No, sir-ee, I raider liab do
tree cents dan a.ny niggah's word, more spe- <
be cially yourn! so you'd better keep your ,
ijje word and give me my money !"
a" One very oold night a gfentlem.m was j
aroused from bis slumbers by a loud knock ]
' J ing at bis door. After some hesitation, be ,
t8 wont to the window aud asked?Who's ,
there!" "Friend," waa the answer.?
?t, ** What do you want J" M Want to stay
to here all night." "Stay there two nights, I
ig if you want," waa the benevolent reply. 1
j Some young men, travelling on horse* j
}' back, became inordinarially thirsty, and
c' stopped for milk at a house by the roadside.
They emptied every basin that waa offered, <
?* and still wanted more. The woman of the '
house at leagtli brought out an enormous I
bowl of. milk, ud Mt it down on the table
ut> saying, "Ode wouU tbink, geulleuiQu, you
y* had never been weaned."
o. * '
It is Mid that (he early bird picks np the ,
n worm; but jgfejRtcmen who'smoke,and ladies
who dmioe, (ill (Iiree or four in the
^ motilfoff/Will do <*ell to consider (bat the 1
, worm also picks up the early bird. '
^eeeji ^ ? (
A loiffr wrliA liul liA*n An<wl ????
? ?..? "?ww rotcrdi
rtn week* in aoccewiou for getting drank, coolly
to proponed to the judge tliftl ke niionld tuk?
V>U? l?y tlie year nt h reduced rate,
WHAT A JEW MAY DO AND WHAT A JEW
MAY NOT DO.
Lyod's (Loudon) Weekly sums it up.?
lo may be a magistrate, but he may not bo
IIo may help in administering the laws
>f the country, but he may not assist ill mating
He may l>o roceived at court, but ho may
tot be admitted into Parliament.
Ho may serve on a jury, but ho may not
it on a Committee.
lie may practice at the bar, but lio may
ot appear, unless summoned ns a witness,
: the bar of the House of Commons,
lie may vote to ruturn representatives of
ie Collective Wisdom, but ho may not,
ever and qualified as ho may be, be a,
preservative of that Collective Wisdom
He may lake an oath in any court oflaw,
d his oath is received and respccted, but
may not take an oath such as would alv
him to sit by the side ofSpoouer, How.
r or Drummond in the old hall of St. Stecn's.
He may be the lord mayor of the wealth.1
koi. viij- 111 me woriu, but lie may not
c a seat in the House oi Commons as the
rcsentative of the same placc.
le may lend the (joveruinent as many
lions as it wants, but he may not, though
y elected, vote, nudor a penalty of five
drcd pounds, for each vote, on any comtee
Ie may be made a peer, but still he may
in the right and title of that peoragc,
u the same house as Christian lords,
iid, lastly, granting (for the absurdity
io uimgj tne justice of the cry that tho
if admittcii, will uncliristianize Parliiit,
such an admission naturally rcsolvo
' into this:
" Jew may uuchristianizo the army, tho
h, the bar, the mayoralty, tho vestry,
ur courts of justice, or prisons, our po>fficers,
our penitentiaries, our hospitals,
haritics, our exchanges and our largest
uercial companies; but?so please tin*
letted pigs !?he may not so long as
aod has reason to thank Heaven that
! is a IIOIKP nfl nnlo 1
- ? ?w* uviu^>| UllV/ill l3tlil(II?U 1>U(J
sea of Legislature!
contemporary remarks tho people who
resolved to please always at all events,
icntly overshoot the mark, and render
selves ridiculous by being too good,
as an illustialion, gives us the followneident
\ lady visiting a fiiend's house, ono
iing, ran to tho cradlo as usual to see
fine boy." When she came in unfor'.ely,
the cat hat the baby's place; but
?.~.o she could give lierself tiine to see
her mistake, she, with uplifted eyes and
hands, cried out, " Oh what a swhect child
?the very jiicture o/ his father.
Modesty.?A modest young lady desir'ng
a leg of a chicken, at tho table, said?
" I'll lake the part which ought to bo
dressed in drawers I"
A young gentleman opposite immediate*
" I'll take the part which ooerlit to w^nr
- o " "" "*"*
tlio bustle r
Hartshorn was Immediately administered
to the lady.
Like a bell that's hung for fire; liko a
ceaseless auction crier; like, oft times, a
graceless liar, mischief-making tattlers go ;
stooping j-ou with quaking fear, whispering
as you lend an ear?" Mercy on us, did you
hear ? Betsy Beau has got a beau !"
It is beautiful to behold at a wedding,
the sorrow stricken air of a parent as lio
"gives the bride away," when you know
that for tho last ten years ho has been trying
his best to get her oft' his hand.
A young lady at llochester lately bo.
came very ill by over exertion in jumping
the rope. Wo liavo known eevernl to injure
themselves seriously, by jumping at
chances to get married.
M Is molasses good for a cough f inquired
Jones, who had taken a slight cold, and
was barking with considerable energy. **It
ought to be," said Brown. u It ?
Tho man who thought he could learn to
make hoots hy swallowing sliery cobblers,
lias just written a work in which be attemp#
to prove that by eating hoops you will ftQ*
rjuiro a knowledge of dancing.
"Paddy.," said a joker, " why don't you
jot your ears cropped ! they are too long
Tor a man."
M And your*," replied Tat, M ought to be
lengthened?they are too short for an ass
Crinolines have beon adopted by tho l*Jiel^
with a view of acquiring the title,
hitherto engrossed by dandies of tbo *truu?
tjcr sox, of "Great Swell#.*
" May I be so bold, Miss, as to faquir*
pur age!" "Certainly ; I am a little past
thirty-two?most three years younger than
"This book tails about the 'angry waves
>f the ocean.* Now, what msjcestbe
angry r " Bocaqm if bu been crowd m>
Why U twice ten like twice eleven ??
Because twice ten i? twenty, ami twice c|?.
vcu is twenty-two.