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Who shall judgo a man from manners t
Who shall know him ly his dress?
Paupers may bo fit for princes,
Princes fit for something lees.
Crumpled shirt and dirty jacket
May beclotho tho goldeu oro
Of tho deepest thoughts and feelings
Satin vests can do no more.
There arc springs of crystal nectar
Ever swelling out of to no,
There are purple luds and golden,
Hidden, crushed and overgrown.
God, who counts by souls, not dresses,
Lovos and prospers you and mo,
Whllo ho values thrones the highest
But as pebbles in tho sea.
Man, upraised above his follows,
Oft forgets his fellow then;
Masters rulers lords, rcuicmbor
That your meanest hinds are men !
Men by labor, men by feeling,
Mou by thought, and men by famo,
Claiming equal rights to sunshino
In a man's ennobling naiuo.
Tbcro aro foain-cuibroidorcd oceans,
Thoro a littlo weed-clod rills,
Tbcro aro fecblo inch-high saplings,
There are codurs on tho hills J
God, who counts tho souls, not stations,
Loves and prospers you and mo,
For to him all vain distinctions
Aro as pebbles in the sea.
Toiling hands aro truly builders
Of a nation's wealth and famo ;
Titled laziness is pensioned,
Fed and fatted on tho same,
By tho sweat of other's foreheads,
Living only to rejoice,
While the poor man's outraged freedom
Vainly liftoth up his voice.
Truth and justice aro eternal,
Born with loveliness and light ;
Socrect wrongs shall never prosper
Whilo thoro is a sunny night.
God, whoso world-heard voice is singing
Boundless lovo to you and mo,
Sinks oppression with its titles,
As tho pebbles in the sea,
WHITE HANDS AND MUDDY
BY MRS. M. E. ROBINSON.
Henry Thornton had been a married
man just two months. Ho was proud of
his wile s glossy ringlets, her brilliant eyes,
pretty mouth, and last of all, her small,
whito hands. Ho never onco askod him
self whither thoso samo hands could iron
a shirt, mako bread or mend a pair of
socks. Not he; it was enough to know
that they could mako trills on tho piano,
work worsted dogs and horses on crickets
and ottomans, and paint something sty lod
a landscape Sho was not literary, cither.
Henry Thornton couldn't tolorato that
kind of absurdity. In his opinion, a woman
had much better bo asleep than nutting
her thoughts upon paper. Ho thanked
fortune, too, that sho never took to read
ing dry disquisitions, tedious essays, or
egotistical criticisms on egotistical books.
Resides, his Helen didn't caro about poli
tics, being a regular 44 Know Nothing " in
rccard to tho interesting itom of who
Btood tho best chanco of being tho noxt
President. As to tho war in tho hast,
she could not toll positively whothcr Se
vastopol was up or down; or whether it
was in tho hands of tho Allies or tho Rus
sians. Reformatory topics sho never
broached, cither. Anti-Slavery was a
boro, and forced her to think too much of
44 thoso dirty ncgroos." Woman's Rights
was muscuhno, aud terribly out of taslo,
whilo Tompcranco was only fit for drunk
ards' wives to talk about. So it will bo
pcrcoivod that Hclon Thornton was not a
"strong-minded fomalo; a fact upon
which her husband felicitated himself not
Wo have said that two months com
prised tho marriod lifo of tho latter. It
would bo cratifvins to add that his hap
piness was coninlcto that ho had noth
ing to wish for, but candor compels mo
to say that ho had discovered a littlo al
loy in his gold. To bo sure, it would pass
lor puro motai, out cioso examination dis
closed tho fact. In a word, his cofl'oo had
been execodingly muddy for moro than
a wock, and when ho cautiously dropped
a hint to tho effect that if her personal at
lention wcro given to tho matter, tho evil
nTicht bo romediod, sho rather tartly res
fiondcd that 44 coffoo-making was not her
iiiolnnoa " mnrflrtvr fchntf.innr liprsfilf umtl
her chamber, in a miff, tnus depriving
him of her precious company for tho rest
of tho day. A kiss and a now scarf set
tho matter richt tho noxt morning, how
ever, Mr. Thornton throwing in gratis an
apology for his ill-timod suggestion. Ilo
remembered that mankind (and wo may
as well include womankind) soldom attain
to perfection ; that roses always grow in
tho immodiato vicinity of thorns, and that
rainbows and black clouds aro often seen
It is a curious fact, but no less true,
that lovo scarcely over outlives bad bread,
smoky tea, thick coflco, hard boiled eggs,
discolored silver and soiled table linen
After all tho romanco and rhapsody laid
to his charge, tho little gentloman deals in
practicalit ies. Ho likes broad and butter.
ho wants that bread light and the butler
C3ran& $abtn, gjltfc.,
swoct. Ho is a littlo exacting, too; in
sisting that gaiters look better neatly lac
ed than when open and flapping at tho
sides, with tho strings trailing on tho
ground. Ho was even known, onco, to
take an abrupt leave of a lady, on tho os
tensible ploa of dissimilarity of disposi
tion; but shrewd pooplo suspectod that
tho true reason was because sho woro dir
ty collars Ho may bo whimsical, flighty,
and extravagant somotimos, but ho is just
as suro to loavo his air-castles and settle
down quietly to thrco meals a day and a
cigar in tho evening, as a feather is cer
tain to obey tho laws ot gravitation, no
writes tender poetry, too; but generally
inspiration seizes him after eating heartily
of roast beef ; tho sly roguo knows that
an empty stomach is not favorablo to
smooth rhyme or sentiment.
Tho honeymoon had just expired, or
rather tho mouths allotted . to that inter
esting period; for it has been ascertained
that that season can bo protracted, by
proper means, to an indefinite length of
timo. Tho twain wore scatod at tho
brcakfasl-tablo. Mr. Thornton looked du
biously at tho burned and dried steak on
tho platter boforo him, mado a wry face
at his cup of coffeo, took ono mouthful of
the clammy, leathery toast, and then
44 My dear Helen."
44 Well, Mr. Thornton."
44 Did you ever eat any of my mother's
44 No why do you ask I"
44 IJocauso sho makes tho best biscuit I
44 Undoubtedly I A mans mother H
generally his wife's superior in everything.
1 only wonuor no is over pcrsuaucu to
Icavo hor!" respondod Mrs. Thornton,
dryly. It was tho first time sho had over
spoken sarcastically, and Henry was puz
zled. 44 1 mcrelv referred to mv mother bo-
causo sho superintends tho bread-making
herself. I wish you could bo induced to
do tho samo."
The lady lifted her taper fingers.
44 Do you really wish mo to putty my
hands with pie-crust, and bury my arms
in dough, Mr. Thornton I"
44 No not that exactly, my lovo; but
you could overlook Riddy, and teach her
to mako bolter stuff than this," ho added,
pointing to tho toast. 44 That wouldn't
spoil your hands, would it?"
44 1 don't know how ; besides, Biddy
don't want mo in tho kitchen, and I'm
not particularly attractod there. I don t
mean to bpend my lifo doing housework,
or fretting about sorvants. I'm not ablo
to do anything moro than wait upon tho
tablo and entertain visitors." Tho bride
sisrhod and leanod back iu her chair.
44 But your cousin Mary keeps no help,
and still gots timo to"
44 My cousin Mary is very foolish to do
so much moro than sho need to! And
then hor hands aro as brown as a gip-
scy s 1
44 1 never happenod to notice them. i
only remember that sho makes delicious
pastry, and plays tho piano nearly as well
as yourself," rejoined Mr. Thornton, sooth
44 1 wish you wouldn't quoto cousin
Mary 1 I don't like comparisons. Sho's
a drudge and a blue. You said you
didn't liko blues."
4lI don't ; blondes aro my favoritos ; and
you aro as pretty a blonde as I ever saw."
too. How oflou you'vo said you wcro
glad that I don't interfere with subjects
which don't concern my sex. And now
you'ro finding fault with my housekeep
ing." 44 That's the very idea, my lovo. I'm
only regretting your non-inlcrfcrouco in
matters that do concern your sex."
' Mrs. Thornton 44 defined her position
She did not dosign burying herself in
tho kitchen, or attaching herself to Biddy.
Sho had marriod for a homo and a main
tenance, not to spend her lifo in rolling
pio-crust or moulding bread.
Henry Thornton looked surprised, nnd
no wonder, for ho felt surprised. That
his adorablo Helen could bo pcrvcrso
when it suited her, ho well knew; but
that Bho should 44 put down her foot " so
detcrminodly, set him to thinking. Tho
young husband did not wish his wife to
perform tho duties belonging to a domes
tic, but ho hopod sho would take tho gen
eral supervision of matters. Ho was a
clork, with a moderate salary, and pru
donco was indispensable to his situation.
Tho story need not bo lengthened. Wasto
and improvidcnco in tho kitchen soon
brought pecuniary embarrassment, whilo
in tho parlor, incapacity and ignoranco of
what constitutes a truo woman and a real
lady, laid tho foundation of much discord
which timo did not lessen. Tho charm
of tho 44 whito hand " had dopartod, and
poverty and shiftlcssness succeeded. Mcro
personal beauty, without intellectual at
tainments, a fund of common sonso and
moral worth, can not lon prove attract
ive. Think of it, yo Benedicts in search
af connubial folicilyl
44 Now mind you," whispered a servant
girl to hor neighbor, 44 1 don t say as how
missus drinks; but, between you and I,
tho decanter don t keep full all day.
Largest Raft on Record. A very
larfa raft of lumber' passed down vestor-
day, from Saginaw, bound for Toledo,
Cleveland and Uuflalo, in tow of the tugs
J. P. Ward and John Martin. Sho was
towed from Lake Huron by tho tug J.
Tf Afmrtin. llirt tiif (InnmVmn vuc
started, having brotcn dowu. Tho raft
contained soven cribs, amounting to thrco
and a half million feet of lumber. Tho
cribs wcro 185 feet long and 50 foot wide
each, making a total length of about 1,-
300 feet, and drew six and a half feet of
water. The raft is owned by Mitchol, of
Cincinnalti, N. Sanford, Cleveland, and
Curtis fc King, of Saginaw City. It left
Saginaw on Saturday, and encountered a
sovcrogalo on Lako Huron without break
ing up or losing a board. Weather per
mitting, the raft will roach Cleveland In-
day morning. Tho raft is in charge of
Geo. W. Town, of Detroit, rafter.
This is tho largest raft ever towed
through thoso waters, Tho success of
this tow must mako a great chango in tho
shipping of lumber. Tho cost of ship
ping such an amount of lumber by ves
sels would bo about $10,000, while by
rafting tho cost cannot bo ovor $8,000.
Tho cost of tho lumber iu tho raft cannot
bo far from $50,000. Del. Free Press,
Discovery of a Cave. A largo cavo
has been discovered near tho Whilo Moun
tains, tho entrance to which is nino feet
wide, opcuing into a fino apartment sixty
feet in length, formed of jasper of a deli-
cato bluo and ash color, striped with fire
rod. I ho discovery was mado by two
young men, named Frank Green and Dan-
t Til f 1 il
iei iHougeu, wno wcro suuing uown mo
precipitous cliff of a rugged mountain,
two miles from Berlin Falls, and found tho
entrance, which was never known to exist
before. A guido, William D. Sanborn,
heard of tho wonderful cavo, and resolved
to cuter it, a la Putnam, and thcrcforo
went in and mado a thorough exploration,
by tho uso of candles to light his way.
Doesticks thus describes a bashful
young man: 44 lirst calls boll rings
enter bashful young man ovidently his
first attempt at a fashionable visit camo
in with his hat in his hand put it behind
him to mako a bow dropped it tried
to pick it up slopped in it put his foot
through it and in his frantic struggles
to recover himself, burst his coat, frac
tured his pantaloons, untied his cravat,
demolished his shirt collar, and was final
ly borno to tho hall by his sympathizing
friends, minus his patent mustache ono
half of which was afterwards found in
Laura Matilda's scrap book, and tho rest
discovered in a coal sculllo."
A Gold Mine in Ohio. Gold has
been discovered near Carol Dover, in Tus
carawas county, Ohio. Tho Dover Iron
Company had been drilling for coal for
somo timo past, and a few days ago tho
augur struck a rich vein of gold quartz,
at a depth of about 375 feet from the
surfaco. Tho quartz seems to bo full of
gold, aud several gentlemen pronounco it
full as rich as tho best California quartz.
Tho excitement at tho discovery is so
great that tho company has been compell
ed to cnclo60 tho ground with a stout
frame, to cnablo tho workmen to go on
with drilling. Tho quartz becomes more
auriferous as tho au;ur descends lower.
Oregon Mines. A lato Oregon letter
has tho following with referenco to the Or
egon mines: 44 Our Salmon Rivor and
Powder mines aro yielding largely, espe
cially tho former. From $50,000 to
$250,000 worth of treasuro comes down
to Portland each week : and tho probabil
ities aro that, as tho countiy is thorough
ly prospected, much moro will bo coming.
Tho mines aro richer than any over boforo
discovered. If they provo as oxtonsivo
as thoso of California, Oregon will bo tho
center of tho world, and Portland tho ccu-
tor of Oregon."
At a lato festival, a pretty miss wait
ed upon an editor with a pio-plato manu
facture, in tho center of which ho ospied
tho following couplet: "Ono sweet kiss
is tho prico of this." This excited his
feelings, and as soon as an opportunity
rcscntcd itself, ho motioned tho young
ady to his side, and pointing his knife to
tho lino, said, 44 Your pay is ready when
you present your bill."
Let it be Done. Tho Now York
Post pleads earnestly that tho many hun
dred assossorships, assistant assossorships
and collcctorships, under the now tax law,
bo awardod to our partially disabled sol
diers, who, dismissed from tho army, can
not find work, rather than to tho noisy
politicians who havo carefully avoided
fighting their country's battles, but aro
clamorous of reward.
Printers Taking the Shootino
Stick. Twenty printers and bookbind
ers of this city wero pledged last evening
to tako tho fiold. Others will follow, run
ning up the number to at least twenty
five. Thev would liko to fill a company.
Thoso having families will rcceivo $4 a
week during thoir absence, and tho young
men an extra bouuly of $50. Albany
gupst ft Ifffi
A man may bo called poverty stricken
when kuockod down by a beggnr.
The safest and much tho commonest
way to steal is to buy and not pay.
"All's well that ends well," anid tho
monkey, contemplating his beautiful tail.
The traveler with empty pockets enn
sing and 6nap his fingers in tho robber's
If vou havo a scolding wife, trust to
timo; old ago may bring you tho blessing
Some people's hearts aro shrunk in
them liko dried nuts; you can hear them
ralllo as Ihey walk.
The most pestilent kinds of wood
sawyers in our country aro thoso iu tho
Everything has its uso; lifo to tench
us the contempt of death, and death tho
contempt of life.
Why is it that when a debater makes
minco-meat of his adversary ho is said,
not to minco mailers.
Whoever approaches us on a sunny
morning from tho East is a comintr event
casting a shadow boforo.
If fato designs a man to teach, sho
compels him to learn bitter lossous, too,
whether ho will or not.
We aro told to havo hopo and trust,
but what's a poor fellow to do when ho
can no longer get any trust !
"Pray, sir," said a gentleman to a
wag upon a wharf, 44 what is wood now t"
44 Why, trees cut down and chopped up."
44 John, why don't you stop crying, and
go to sleep! What do you want!
" I've got tho tooth-acho that's what I
An Irishman being asked why ho woro
his stockings wrong side out, replied, 4lbc
causo there's a holo on tho ither side ov
44 Tody, what did tho Israelites do when
they crossed tho Red Seat" 44 1 don't
know ma am,' but 1 guess they dried
A great poet says that 41 tho moun
tains aro fixed forever." Wo know, how
ever, that it is no uncommon thing for
them to 8lo2c.
There is a tradesman in tho city who
is so opposed to pugilism, that ho refuses
to advertise, fearing lie might hit tho pub
It is staled that in a certain locality in
California tho quartz is so rich, that a
pound and a half of gold is extracted from
ovcry pound of rock.
Qcili says, when ho 6ccs kisses be
tween women it rominds him of two haud-
somo unmatched gloves charming things
with proper mates, but good for nothing
The heirs of Robinson Crusoo havo in
stituted a suit to recover tho Inland of
Juan Fernandez, founding their claim up
on tho ground that ho was "monarch of
all ho surveyed."
A mathematician being asked by n
6lout fellow, 44 If two pigs weigh 20lbs.,
how much will a largo hog weigh I re
plied, "jump into tho scales, and I will
tell you immediately."
An English writer 6ays you cm tell
when you aro surrounded by a dozen
Americans by tho following unerring lost:
44 Thrco will bo smoking cigars, and nino
44 On, miss," said a lovo-siek swain, "if
I wero but yon bright star, how brightly
I would shine for you." 44 What a pity,"
said she, musingly," 44 that you can't shino
hero." lie wcut out directly.
44 Solomon, I fear you havo boon for
getting mo," said a bright-eyed girl to
her lover tho othor day. 44 Yes, Sue,"
said slow Sol, excusing himself, 44 I've
been for getting you theso two years."
"Guipds, I undorsland you havo a
superior way of curing hams. I should
liko to learu iL" 44 Well, yes; I know
very well how to euro thorn; but iho
trouble with mo just now is how to pro
A correspondent has sent a pieco of
poetry with these words, 44 Tho follow
ing lines woro written moro than fifty
years ago, by ono who has for many years
slept in his gravo merely for his own
A r-OETic young man, in describing tho
movements of a lot of gold fish, says,
"They flashed and darted about liko
bright hopes through a lover's brain."
That young man should bo looked to.
He's been slaying out o' nights.
The proprietor of a printing offico was
ono day talking to a printer who was at
work, about his habits, and mado tho ro
mark, 44 1 am afraid yours is a hopeless
case." Looking down, tho printer repli
ed, "No, sir; it's a brevier case."
Etrnts:$1.0rj ptr ginnum.
It is only within a few years that the
cultivation of tho small fruits on a lanjo
scalo for market has boon much pursued
iu mis country. iNow, however, straw
berries, raspberries and cranberries, aro
cultivated in plots of many ncres in cx-,
lent, and ordinarily realizing to their own
ers great profits compared with tho iu-
tcauucni in land, labor, etc. Al tho re
cent strawberry show at tho offico of the
American Agriculturist, among tho ber
ries bhowinjr tho best cultivation, wero
somo splendid Triompho's and Wilson's
Irom Rev. L. M. Peaso, of tho New York
farm School, near Mt. Vernon, West
chester Co. This farm wo visited, and it
has many points of interest besides tho
Mr. Peaso is widely known for his be
neficent nnd successful exertions in behnlf
of poor children of this City, ho having
given tho character to tho Five Points
Mission, and Houso of Industry, which
ho may almost lo said to havo founded.
Socing a need of giving poor childron a
moans of earning a rcspectablo livelihood,
ho somo years sinco purchased this farm
and turned it over to tho 44 Houso of In
dustry," when that body was incorpora
ted, by which institution it is now leased
to a Board of seven Mauagcrs of tho
most prominent benevolent citizens of
New York, of whom Mr. Pease is ono.
Tho Farm has been cleared of rocks,
bushos, fences and water tho rocks bur
iod and mado into drains, tho bushes and
fences, except tho stono walls, burned, tho
water gathered into jkmjIs at different lev
els to servo as reservoirs for irrigation.
This ho is preparing to conduct on an ex
tensive scale, and now uses tho water with
marked advnntago in somo extensive
strawberry beds. On this farm, in con
noclion with other ordinary farm crops
corn, jotatoe8, rye, oats and grass there
aro somo five acres of strawberries in
bearing, and several moro which will como
into bearing next year. Tho varieties aro
chiefly Wilsou's Albany and Triompho do
Gand. Wo estimated tho yield at about
300 bushels to tho acre, and Mr. Peaso
thinks that certain parts will yield at tho
rato of 400 bushels of Wilson's Albany.
Tho culturo of theso strawberries, ex
cept tho preliminary preparation of the
ground which is very thorough, is dono en
tirely by boys, from 12 to 15 years old,
and wo havo never scon strawberry bods
cleaner or moro flourishing, and wo may
add, we never saw such a profusion of
fruit, of a uniform, largo, or abovo medi
um 6i'zo. On a single plant, 2 years old,
taken at random, wo counted moro than
200 berries, green and ripo. In goncral,
they aro planted 14 inches apart with 18
inches spaco between tho rows. Grass
aud other farm crops showed excellent
culturo nnd looked finely. Mr. Peaso
uses an abundanco of manuro, both from
tho stall and compost heap, nnd besides
purchases fertilizers. Ho says ho cannot
allord to farm without pleuly of manure,
and if ho can not mako all ho wants ho
must buy it.
The boys are encouraged to dilligonco
by certain privileges and payments de
pending upon their steadiness and efforts.
They each have garden patches to culti
vato of their own, according to their own
tastes. Ono is trying for the big squash
or pumpkin premium at our proposed
pumpkin show. Others havo constructed,
unaided, a small 44 grecn-houso," where we
found a moist atmosphere and tho condi
tions of a rapid growth; but it is too
small and will bo too much exposed to
bear tho wintor. It would have been tat
ter on the south sido of a big rock or
hnlf buried up in tho ground. Happier,
ploasantcr boys wo novcr saw. They aro
m a fair way to mako good farmers and
gardeners. Snatched from surroundings
which aro tho most debasing in this hot
bed of iniquity, (New York City,) Ihey
aro savcil to themselves and to society.
Tho number on the farm will bo increas
ed as fast as work can bo provided. A
fino now barn has boon built, and other
buildings aro in contemplation. Amcri
can Agriculturist, August.
What to do with Summer Fruit.
Much Summer Fruit is transient, decay
ing oven before it falls from tho tree, and
sometimes oven beforo it is ripo. This is
truo of many pears. Picked or shaken
from tho trco and picked over, they mako
excellent perrg, which is liko cider, but
moro delicato and wino like. It needs a
cool cellar to undergo its fermentation in.
Apples should bo mado into cider. Swcot,
it brings a high prico in market, and is a
delightful cooling beverage, but doos not
make so good cider as fater, when for.
mentation is loss rapid. Tho small hand
mills and presses aro very good for press
ing fruits, and a family may supply it
self with tho juices for preservation, "and
considerable quantities for salo.
Thirty-six citizens of Philadelphia
havo pledged $45,000 bounty to volun
teers, no ono subscribing less than $1,
000. $100,000 in all havo been sub
scribed in that city.
Progressing. Tho Sultan of Turkey
attended a circus recently, and, being
"called out," got into tho pit aud made
(n stump speech.