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EBENSBURG, PA., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1864.;
INGENIOUS CSE3 ASD KI3U5ES.
The English language, perhaps more
than any other, is capable of queer and
ingenious u.-c?, misuses, transformations
and comb: nations. The student of the
curiosities of literature is astonished at its
wonderful susceptibility to odd ranks iu
the way of orthography, syntax, pro.-ody,
pronunciation, rhvme and translation.
f-'oa:e curious effect.'' are sometinjcs pro
duced by an ingenious arrangement of
prciiuociilion. A device has often been
used in political and other partisan nongs
called "echo verse."," iu which the sounds
of the words of a line ara repeated
after the manner t-f an echo, the whole,
being so contrived as to express 6onie
MirniScaut mean ins;. This, though a short
fi tciincn, is a good illustration :
"What are they who pay three guineas
To hear a tune of lVanini's?
(Echo) Pack o' uinnics 1"
PLAT Cl'OX WOUDS.
Of course, the whole innumerable host
of puns, j;ood and bad, .which are floating
about in books and nt ws j.a jrs, as well as
in social circles, are all predicated upon
similarities in rrt.t.untiution. A pun
1 that has in it a sharp and witty meauiuir
is a gMid thing; but the itmuet.se ucal o?
trash' and of far fetched coustiuetious that
are put iu circulation by labors alter the
pun, which is worth nothing if it is not
pont:iut ous, h: 6 yiven t his kind ofliterature
a bad reputation, to that few good ant bors
will use it. The similaftty of sounds has
giveu rise to such senseless prod iet ions
as the following, which may be queer but
certain! v not witty :
-Mr.lopp, of Toppville, ia Pcpp coun
ty, fancying himself to be very popular
w'ith his ladylove, 'popped the question'
to her under the pop!-f tree, when she
referred, him to her pappy, who, when
i hla ruiicMit... ljihorinir under the
intiuer.ee of ginger pop, popped I opp out
of the door to the tuue tf 'iVp Goes the
'You have no business to have any
huiiuess with other peoples' business;
but mind y our own business, and that is
Here is a traveler's report of a coevcr
eation with a baokwoodman :
"Whose house t" Mogs'." "Of what
built?" "Loss" "Any neighbors
"Frogs." "What is the soil V "JJogs."
"The climate T "Fogs." "Your diet ?"
"ilog." "How do you catch them?"
An original instance is given ofanswor
ing two questions at a time :
"Here, Biddy, my darlint, -what's the
time o'night, and where'a the pertaty
"It's eight, sir."
Which may as well be followed by an
account of a curious misunderstanding:-
"I came for the saw, sir," said an.ur
chiti. "What saucer?"
"Why the saw, eir, that you borrrowed."
"I borrowed no saucer."
"Sure you did, sir, borrowed our saw,
"He off, I neve eaw your saucer."
"But you did, sir, there's the saw, sir,
"Oh ! you want the saw !"
Here is a Quaker toast that has a
thought in it :
"This is me and mine to thee and thine.
I wish when thou and thine couto to ce
me and mioe, that me and mine will
treat thee aud thine as kindly a thee and
thine have treated mo ud mine."
This is a new version of the old compli
ment which runs tomcwhat after this
"I wish thee and thy folks loved me
and my folks a? well as mo and my folks
love thee aud thy folks. For sure, theie
never was folks lincc folks was folks that
ever loved folks half so well as mo and
my folks love thee and thy folks."
WOEDS WITHOUT KnYMUS.
Poets have been often greatly puzzled
to find rhymes for particular words. It is
paid there is no word in the English lan
guage which fairly rhymes with "step" or
"mouth." Byron Kays it is impossible to
find a rhyme for the word "silver."-
Every little while some inquisitive genius
proclaims that a particular word is with
out a rhyme, and challenges the world to
disprove his scrtion. Forthwith many
people cudgel their, brains, and sometimes
do produce the desired vord. Some
years ago the Knickerbocker offered a
brass quarter dollar to the person who
could fiud a rhyme to the word "window."
The prize was earned by the following
effort, which furnishes the rhyme and has
some fun in it as well :
A cruel man a beetle caught,
And to the wall him pinned, oh l
I WOULD RATHER BENIGHT TIIAN PRESIDENT. Hsbt Clay.
Then said the beetle to the crowd, j
"Though I'm stuck up I am not proud !"
And his soul went out of the window.
Somebody challenged a rhyme for the
word "carpet," and the followiug was the
best production elicited, styled "Lines to
a Pretty Bar-maid :"
Sweet maid of the inn,
'Tis surely no sin
To toast such a beautiful ba pet;
Believe nie, my dear,
Your feet would appear
At home on a nobleman's carpet.
A rhynieWas fouud for Timbuctoo, a3
I went a hunting on the plains,
The plains of Timbuctoo ;
I shot one buck for all my pains,
And he was a slim buck, too.
And also for "garden :"
Though Afric's lion be not here,
Iu showman's stoutly barrM den,
An '"Irish Lion" you may seo
At large in inter Gardeu.
Hood, in his humorous poems, cither
originated or adopted the idea of dividing
words at the end of a line for the sake of
rhyme. The following, which is floating
about, is a specimen, of that kiud of com
position : .
A j-ear old to-day is little Mollie
Roiapiug, nnisy, fat and jolly ;
Too young to walk, and like a polly
wog excite I she goes froli
cking about the floor, and golly,
What a laugh I
Leonine verse3 are those in which the
terminations rhyme with the central
words. An inscription in the Chapter
House of York L'athedral is a beautiful
specimen of this :
"Ut Rosa fion florum, sie est demusista do
morula." FO&EIGN'LKS AND THE ENGLISH LASOtjAQE,
The English language must appear
fearfully and wonderfully made to a for
eigner. Oue of them, looking at a picture
of a number of vessels, said, "See, what a
fiaek of aWfw
He was told that a flock cf ships was
aiu.i but that a fleet of fdiccp
was called a flock. And it was added, f o.
hii guidance iu mastering the intricacies
of our language, that a flock of girls is
called a bevy, that a bevy of wolves is
called a pack, and a pack of thieves is
called a gang, and a gang of angels is
called a host, and a host of porpoises is
called a shoal, and a sliGal of bucalocs is
called a herd, and a herd of children is
called a covey, aud a covey of beauties is
called a galaxy, and a galaxy cf ruCians is
calied a horde, and a horde of rubniaU is
called a heap, and a heap of oxen is
called a drove, 2nd a drove of blackguards is
called a mob, and a mob of whales is
called a school, and a school of worship
ers is called a congregation, and a con
gregation of engineers is called a corps,
aud a corps of robbers is called a band,
and a band of locusts is called a swarm,
and a swarm of people is called a crowd,
and a crowd of gentlefolks is called the
eltle, and the clile cf the city's thieves
and rascals are called the roughs, aud
the miscellaneous crowd of city folks is
called the community, or the public, ac
cording as they aro spoken of by the
religious community or secular public.
Now, again, the Hudson river is fast
when the ice is immovable, and then the
ice disappeared very fast, for it was loose.
A clock is called fast when it is quicker
than time ; but a man is told to stand fast
when he is desired to remain stationary.
People fast when they have nothing to cat,
and cat fast, consequently, when opportu
A story is told of a German wlio at
tempted to court in English, with the aid
of a dictionary. Having obtained an
interview with an English lady who, hav
ing recently lost Ler husband, must be
open to new oilers, he opened the business
tli us :
"High-born madam, siucoyour husband
have kicked the bucket "
" Sir 1" interrupted the lady, astonished
'OI, pardc-n nine, frjn thousand par
don ! Now I make a new beginning quite
order beginning. Madame, sinco your
husband have cut his stick "
It may be supposed" that this did not
mend matters; and reading as much in
the lady's countenance, hct-aid, perspiring
with shame at. having a second time
in issed fire : .
"Madam, since your husband haa gone
to kingdom come "
This he said beseechingly; but the
lady was past propitiation by this time,
and rapidly moved toward the door.
Taking a'lxst hurried look at his dictiona
ry, tho German flew after the lady, crying
out in a voice of despair
"Madam, since your husband, your
most respected husband, have hopped de
twig" . .
This was his sheet anchor, and as this
also "camo home," of cjurse tho poor man
was totally wrecked. It turned. out that
the dictionary he had used had put down
the verb slerbcn (to die) with the following
worshipful scries of equivalents : 1. To
kick .the bucket. 2. To cut one's stick.
3. To g& to kingdom come. 4. To hop
the twig ; to hop"off the perch into Davy's
A French gentlemen, who was caress
ing a dog one day, remarked, "I love de
dogs, de cats, de sheep, ue pigs, in snori
anything that is beastly."
Of courso we make as funny mistakes
in other languages, if we only knew it.
"Miss Blank, it is known, is accustomed to say
That of t.11 her mistakes, the absurdest and
Occurred when she called a French modiste
TUB HUMOROUS VKIS.
An individual is told of as doing bus
iness in one of the markets, who is down
on customers who don't speak properly.
"What's eegs, this rooming?" says a cus
tomer. "E'J'J, of course," says the dealer.
"I mean, how do they go?" ;,Go where?"
"Sho says the customer, getting up
his fury, ' what for eggs ?" "Money,
money sir! or good endorsed credit'"
says the dealer. "Don't you understand
the English language, sir f " says the cus
tomer. "Not as you mix it and ming'.e
it, I don't !' responded the egg mcrchaut.
"What is the price per dozen
for your eggs?" "Ah, now you talk,"
says the dealer. "Sixteen cents a dozen
is the price, sir !" They traded. But it
appears that another customer, who, on
asking "what's eggs this morning ?" was
answered "eggs of course," responded,
"well, I am glad of that, for the last I got
of you were half chickens."
A Dutchman had two pigs a large one
aud a small one. The smallest being the
oldest, he was trying to explain to a cus
tomer, and did it in this wise : "Tho little
pig is the piggesU" Upon which his
viow, assuming to correct him, said : "You
v ill. excuse him, he no speak as good
.f;ngrtn as me he no means the Kile pig
is te p'ggcst, but te young little pig i te
In a Dutch translation of Addison's
Gato the words ".Plato, thou reasonest
well," are rendered : "Just so you are
very right, Myohcer Plato."
"The dear little things," said an old
nurse of her mistress' twin children ; "one
looks so muchlike both, you can't tell
tVther from which !"
The contradictions of pronunciation in
the termination "ough" are amusingly
displayed in the following lines :
"Wife, make me some dumpling9 of dough,
They're better than meat for my cough ;
Pray let them be boiled till hot through,
But not till they're heavy or tough.
Now I must be ott to tho plough,
And the boys (when they've had enough)
Must keep the flies off with a bough
While the old mare drinks at the trough."
A report of a prize fight must be a very
interesting thing for a foreigner to trans
late. A very simple report of a fight, in
which some "game" individual mounted
the ladder cf fame from the area of the
prize ring by a certain number of "rounds,"
tells us that the combatants struck each
other with their mawleys and bunches of
fives upon tho head, the nut, the cone, the
conk, the canister, the noddle, the mug,
tbe knowledge-box ; the nose, the sneezer,
the snorcr, the snuffer, the snaff-tray, the
nozzle, tho mazzard ; the eyes, the ogles,
the optics, the peepers; the moufli, the
kisser, the whistler, tho oration trap ;
drawing the blood, the claret, the ruby,
the crimson, the home-brewed, the gravy ;
and in several instances kuocking the
unfortunate kuocker off his pins, his pegs,
his fctumps, and his foundation, to say
nothing of boring, fibbing and sending
him to grass. Who wants the belt ?
So, it must be interesting to a foreigner
who relics on his dictionary to hear the
talk of "dead heat-," "small potatoes, few
in a hill," "bully boys," "big thing?," and
things that or.ecau't see." The initials
"O. K ," which mean "Oil Korrect," are
at least twenty years old.
1KQEMOCS USES OF LANGUAGE.
Let us notice sonio of -the ingenious
things -that can be done vith the lan
guage. The repetition of the same class
of ihymes is common, but the following
epistle may yet bo readable :
Most worthy of estimation, after long consid
eration, And much meditation, beyond disputation
You possess my admiration ; and if such ob
lation Is worthy of observation, and can obtain
It will be aggrandization beyond all calcula
tion, To the joy and exultation
Of yours, Sass Dissimulation".
Paliadroiues, or lines that read the
same backward and forward, are fruquent
in Latin or Greek; but it is quite difficult
to construct them in English. The law
yer's motto, "Si minimi immunis"' is a
go 3d specimen of a Latin one. Tbe hest
in English is Adam's first observation to
Eve, "Madam. I'ru Adam." '
Here :i scntiicft of thirrv-twu wards. I
which some ingenious child has construct- j
ed with just the letters found in the word
maiden. "Ida, a maiden, a mean man
named Ned Dean, and Media, a mad dame,
made me mend a die and a dime,' and
mind a mine in a dim deu in Maine."
The following queer sentence originated,
like many other odd things, in one of our
monthly magazines :
"Sator arepo tenet opera rotdi."
1. This spells backward and forward all
2. Then, taking all the first letters of
each word, spells the first word.
3. Then, taking nil the second letters
of each word, spells the second word.
4. Then, all the third, and soon through
the fourth and fifth.
5. Then, commencing with the last
letter of each word, spells the last.
G. Then, the next to the last of each
word, and so on through.
Here is the way a grammarian conjuga
ted the increasing heat:
"Hot, hotter, hottest, hottentot, hotten
toter, hotteototest hotttentotissimo, hot
tentotissinjus, hot as .an oven, hot ai two
ovens, hot as four ovens, hot as seven ovens,
A gentleman who could not pronounce
the letter 11, was asked to read the follow
"Robert gave Richard a rap in the ribs
For roasting the rabbit so rare."
He evaded the difficulty in the following
ingenious manner :
"Bobby gave Dickey a thump in the side,
For cooking the bunny so little."'
We will close by relating a marvel in
the way of Joiric done by Granger. He
was a remarkably ugly man, but contend
ed that he was the handsomest thing in
the world. He proved it thus: "The
handsomest part of the world," said he,
"is Europe; of Europe, France; cf France.
Paris ; of Paris, the University; of the
University, the College of ; in the
College of ; the handsomest room is
mine; in my room I am the handsomest
thinsr in the world."
THE SciILF.SWJa-HoLSTEIN Matteh.
Punch thus lucidly explains thn Dan
ish diiliculty, of which so much has
been said and written of late : "Young
person." who dine out, and wish to be con
sidered well-informed young diners out,
must desire to be able to answer, in a few
simple words, the question so frequently
put as to the real vaue of the diiSculry
about the King of Denmark's succession
to the Schieswig- Holstcin auqjiies. Mr.
1'unth will explain the matter in a mo
ment. The case is this: King Chritian,
being an agnate, is the collateral heir
mah of the German Diet, and consequently
the Duchy of Hoisteiu, beipir mediatised,
could only have ascended to tbe Laudgra
vine of Hesse in default of consanguinity
in the younger branch of the Sonderburg-
, Glueksburgh, and therefore Sehleswig, by
the sut render of tho Duke of baxe-Coburg
Gotha, was acquired as a fief in remainder
by the morganatic marriage of Frederick
VII. This is clear enough, of course.
The difficulty, howevor, arises from the
faet that while the Danish protocol of
j 1852, which was drawn up by Lord
Jpaimcrston, but signed by Lord Maltnes-
bury, repudiated rx 2ost jicto the claims
of Princess Mary, of Anhait, as remainder
woman to the Electoress of Augustcnburg.
it only operated as a vti jnssiJetis in
reTereiiec to the interests of Prince Chris
tian, of Schleswig-Holslein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg,
while Baron Bunsen's pro
test against Catholicism, under the terms
of the Ediot of Nante, of course barred
the whole of the lineal ancestry of the
Grand Duke from claiming by virtue of
the Salic clause of the Pragmatic
Sanction. The question is, therefore.
cxhautivcly reduced to a very narrow
coinpa?s, and the dispute simply is, wheth
er an agnate who is not c-nanuinous
can, as a Lutheran, hold a fief which i
clothed by mediatisation with the charac
ter of a neutral belligerent. This is really
all that is at issue, aud those who seek to
complicate the case by introducing the
extraneous statement, true, no doubt, in
Jtself, that the Princess of Wales, who is
the daughter ot the present King ot
Denmark, made no public renunciation of
either of the duchies or the ivory hair
brushes, when she dincdwith Lord Mayor
Rose, arc simply endeavoring to throw
dust in the eyes of Europe."
tQ- Major French, Commissioner of
Public Buildings and jrouuds, recom
mends that the President's house be
abandoned as a residence, on account of
the bad condition of the basement.
Eji. In the Thanksgiving prnycr which
preceded his sermon, lienry Ward Beech
ec pr iyed heartiiy for the newspapers of
the country, which be styled "Monarcbs
of tbe land "
f $2.00 lEIl AXUM.
I $1.50 IN ADVANCE
All communications intended for this eolumm
should be addressed to "The AUejAanian."
Our County and its Schools. "We
wish to call the attention of Directors to .
a few facts in regard to the public sch.ol$
throughout the county, and especially
those iu the country districts. The win
ter session will, in many placc3, sooa ,
close. In view of this fact, it would bo
w.dl for those interested to ask them--selves,
and diligently to inquire, whether
the school affairs cf their district have .
beer, successfully administered. To thi ;
end, we would invite their attention, first.
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to the character and capability of tho
teacher, and, second, to the text-booki
placed iu the hands of the children.
Throughout the county are manywor-;
thy and capable teachers. On the other
hand, there are far more who should be
taught from the most primary principles
up, intead of teaching others. Every,
person -acqiiaiuTed with educational mat
ters in Cambria knows this tact cannot be
gainsayed. Of course, there is a causo,
underlying all this. It is not our in ten'
tion, however, to seek causes, but to point
out facts and remedies. School-money is
virtually thrown away when given to.
incompetents, ftor doe3 the evil stop
with the wasting of a few paltry dollars.
It may-be the last opportunity that somo
boy haa for attending school. If he ia
under the tutelage of an incapable instruc
tor, we only half state the case by saying
that the Republic may thereby lose a
good and intelligent citizen. --Well
say you, "how is the matter to be helped ?';
We answer, "Cambria should have soma
f iitalk place of instruction for her IcacJiers
and if she has not, and especially if sho
cannot have, she should, by raising tho
standard of qualification, compel a resort
either to sclf-applicatica or to the educa
tional institutions of other counties."
"But," say you again, "in that case wo
ought to increase tho pay." Exactly so.
It ismiscrab!e economy indeed to buy a
poor article because it sells at a poor price.
Better have yood teachers and pay them
a fair price, than to throw half-wages
away on makeshifts. Don't you think so?
Now for the text-books in many of our
country schools. The instances are not
rare not by any means in which from
six to a dozen scholars come to Echool
with from six to a dozen text-looks of dif
ferent authors on the same brani. In
many places, the North American Arith
metic, and Lyman Cobb's Headers and
Speller, are still used. These have served
their purpose, but their day is long sinco
past. Their advent was coeval with that
of our school system. Other works have
come since these founded on the experi
ence had during the past thirty ot forty
years, and which, of course, are as much
superior to them as our present system of
education is to that of earlier times.
But to return to the variety of text
books on the same branches. It is a
sheer impossibility for a teacher to do
justice to scholars with such a variety of
text-books. Their order of arrangement
will most likely be different. Their man
ner cf treating tho subject will also differ!
Hence all the teacher's efforts properly to
classify the school will at once be thwar
ted. The assignment of lessons, too,
where such diversity of authors exists,
must be a source cf continual annoyance,
aud also tbe means of wasting valuable
time. Again, it often happens that there
arc various ways of treating problems of
similar character. One book has ono
method and another a different one of
treating such problems. Now, the teacher,
in his explanations, should not, in general,
vary to a great extent from the manner of
explanation in the book. Under tho cir
cumstance supposed, he cannot conform
to all, and as a result, some of the scholars
must be confounded by the multiplicity
of explanations. Directors, think oa theaa
Wisdom is tho principal thing j
therefore get wisdom ; and with all thy get
tiBg get understanding Proved: