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VOL. VI. SUMT1EINVIL LE, S. C., OCTOBER 5, 1853* NO. 49.
TIIE SUMITER BANNER
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MISCELLANEOUS,
OUR HONEY IION.
Be Aw MAy 26, 18-. "Mly it-r,
said Pred this mornin,-"1-1 don't
think 1 caln go to chureli. B11t, of
couise, you cai go. I don't fel-I like
. Iyself this itmorti ng."-"1 don't won
der at that hve. indecd, you dott
look yourself. liut I expected as
muCh." " You, Lolty !" ad Fred
opened his eyes. "Why, I knew what
would come miof it. H ere were you omit
till twelve a'lock"-" It wnted :
ter,' Said Frel. as it T. 'itiarler ciutld
ae in" diflrenc. "TwvIvle o'chnk."
sadi, fimly. "aillowing f1r wate.
bef'ore u dtnue hm. itu."' "I tui yiu
was ot t alk i:. wim Tom-," :1ind
Fred tapped the Iile.. -'Well, if' I
iitm-,st -av what i ti nk, F,-. I don't
lige Mir. Triiepenny. -do-no
like-h im !"--"I d iont vish yu( lo like
hii, my dear. Yo'rto iI enntd iive
mne; atnd to I mX'cie 1uanc i in uist rit ously
and conscientiot.-ly is a,4 much as any
votiatl ('til be eNp-eled to (4t. I 're
tnc) reasonable hiumsband can ask (-' ler."
l-But thiis I xodn't seem to liLen ti.
welvn o0ek,"-A eeat edm. "W .-11.
What en iL t o tal d> an
bi T n wrnd6def Toing it' the'
indw d e"-Joumightf han..
vonle to bed," said FredekiC.-No.ni tle.
to hed ! And yott oul Wi'hy. what
(.n1n von think mel.1 ma.1ie of?" lit lie
uanly looked at ie 7rot mider Ili.s eyes.
anid laighted. "l lot a stiek or :1
sttne."--"Cerintily nI y di~ iiV41arling,
I IlIy perhaps he pe.rmn it-to b m''serve
-in ymur own piettrrsque heguage
{nite the 'reverse. Qeitie the reve-se,"
land he again tapped tihe table. "'Ntm
Iove" said 1; for I thougit 1'd at once
nip) P.hat notion in tie bild-"ioi f Coii us,
1 donl't wish, il (et, I s-.hotuld never
think of' suich a thinig, as to desire to
control yo u in thme chi ci'e of' vnu
ftiends. It I don't like Mr. TriJ10mien
ny, why I c:in't help it; and there's an
end. But what I wish to s:ty, mty love,
is this--oh, its Ino laughing umat ter,
fOr Pin qiite ill earnest, I assuire Vm --
if Mr. Truepenny thinks lie's to keep
you out till twelve at night, ani I'm
to go to bed; if he thinks that"--"t
I don't believe," said Fred comilv, -lie
thinks anything of the mat ter. Iiideed,
what is it to him whether You never
go bed at all ?"-C"Of' course, nothing.
Only I'm not goin' to sit iu) and saymu
nothing. A wumant's not to be kelt
out of her bed as if her soul wai't
her own." "W i, ymurI soul doesn't
weir a night cap, dues it ?" asked Fred.
meaning t~o be atggravtinmg. "I don't
know that," said I ; for as l've said, I
wias determined to nip the notion in the
- b)Ud. "Nevethtleless"--fr I wasn't to
1be put ofr'--"what could you talk of
till twelve o'clock ?"-Fred said noth-I
ing, but looked( tip at the ceilingr. "No~
good, I'm surme," said I, in a bit of pas
sion, and before I knew it. "Calot!
cried Frederick, and his eyes flashed,
as I'd never seen 'em. And then in a
moment lie looked kind, and I thought
sad; and hold ing out his hand he said,
]ookinig at me and his eyes softening,
"Lotty, love don't let us quarrel." My
hiear't was in my throut, and my arm
-about his neck. "tWe shall never qtuar
rel, Fred," said I. "Biut what I meant
to say wvas--whmat an odd per'son Mr.
rtepenniy is." "Odd ? A most ex
cellent fellowv ?" said Frederick, with
energy. "Of' courmse. You wouldn't
have any other for a friend ; I know
that love. But what I meanit is, he's
so confused-so bashmfulI." "Yes. A
bachelor's fault. I was so myself once.
But it's wonderful what conifidence
marriage gives a man. Kiss me, my
-darling." "There, now, Fred ; it's
Bunday," said I not knowing whamt to
say. "But why should Mr. Tuiepenny
be in such a twitter when lie sees me ?
Hie blnsbe~s anid stanmmers, an--~
yourti beauty, no doubt, said Fred.
"Nonsensa !"--"A solemn truth. Ahl!
my dear. it's a great coinfort for timid
men thait beaty, like the elephant
doesni't knowv its stmrength. Otherwise,
how it would trample on us! !tha a
laet, Lotty, if you- had only known
half your power, yhu'd never have
married me. Certainly, not. But
then womemn never' do. Looking glas.
thingsq. When you consented to take
me, Lotty, I don't know that I didn't
feel quite crushed by youar condescen.
sion. Quite crushed. Yes; the last
knowledge ia woman ever acquires is a
proper sense of the power i her owni
beauty. Otherwise Lotty they'd nev
er throw it away upon us, but live and
die like the roses. Don't you think
they would ? Like the roses ?"-- said
nothing, but was just gently pulling his
ear, when the church bells struck out.
11f it isn't church time," said I; "I'm
dressed. Nothiig. but my bonnet."
"Well, Lotty, you can go withlout me;
yes. you''--and then he pauised, mid
looked at me, I thought so strangely,
and said--"no, miy love: you shall not
go alone. We'll go together." XVith
this, he left the roomu;'anaad a sudden
shadow SVeeimCd to Cull about me.'
The next inometit the servant introdii.
ced "Mr. Truepenny." WVith his fiace
the truth flashed upon me that--that
I didn't, know what. Uiat. iistatlv, I
feAt !eso!lved to find it out; anl so, -1n
a iuiaite, was in my very bestspirits.
"Frederick," said I, "will he here di
reet lV. Ile's preparing for church."
-Chlurch said Mr. Truepeniny, as it' tie
word halt stuck between his lips.
"Don't you ever go to elitreb, air.
Truaepeiay ? I Iain "-" Always,"
said le. "But tho ftet is, when one
eoies to the sea-side"-"Peter's boat,"
I observed very -eriousIv, "waw; at tte
sea-side." "To be sure, certainiv."
said le; then he loto'ked at tie tte~ of
his bo(41t, :IId flitei it, 1lie pattern of the
carp ll; in feet, aiNwhere biat :at rte.
l l lie e'tiil he:, iadid said..-- ill tit(
wortldl as it' he wa tIk kig of prawnf s
-" in told lithre's vevy "4101 IgAeach.
inig aboluth "I shmnld ha1pe lr.
TIllpeanany, that there isgiod presihing
every where; liat is, ai piersons .1arte oa
lI do.sedfI ut listen to it.'' .M r. TraC.
petmy--4iis v-yes s'iil (ina his boot
ItowVed. "I hape,' said I, "you will
aceonpany us ito dAitreb ?" '"'hat !.
I ?' why not f" Sid FI-ed etmilag into
the ihoir. Mu iben, aTohin,'we'll t ake~
a w.alk--4tolty . uewai to -the It.
hien we ticil 9l diiec, and conirtahj
close the day to . ee "'WelI. I_.-I
--l've nao Mhje , - r. Tru'
peanat-, ais t hog'h despeately makving
upl his uind to endm-ae flw- wirst ".\
nIn St admimble I'm tt.
jIestv. n heie 'rinev "' a Fred.
"Indetd f' ?. hi i Mr. Trae i'.. aif
he( wi-lhed It) bI asoi)d. s
Ca v"rit at 141ighton.. hiO.s m) v,%.-ne.iv
mild and1( v.eCll-bred. T1,h4 u lt I,.; Ip.,I
1lie poimys andt vaanities t1 this. wickel
worba le --maatIoi ourge~s t1. Itmxisale~
sinner wh<li, ke<-p cai'tiagt-s-gerentiv.
tenderly. Fr all t he wrl as it "i'h
. tall of I'veocks fiithiers you'd
dust, -o many iaage.,s of Dresdtn Chi
a." 'Thait's Iuckv," "WhlV Im-kli v:
I asked--for there was 4jiething in
the imaal's manner. "1 mn -.it to sIy
le staniatered, "that tihe're are tiitles
whenl tie dolesan't iike-like omaes sints
to) Ibe-lullied--ihat i.,. not at the sea
side." "Qui te ighlt TOI. .' aid Fred
who I could see hliiig haimaa oat.
"Very well ill onoe's owIn parih-li elianarh,
but"--"W'e shall Ie too late," said 1.
and I raan from the room; and inl a
aninute-liver did I put my jolnnet
(tt SO (iuick-iln a inintie I u'ns realy.
The churci was extremely full-ax
we afterwards ibund-6br the season.
.Fredleick wast pa~rtieauliarl v seario us: and
for Mr1 . T.ruaejermyai. if~ he'' Ib eeni list en
inag to his owna cond -mnetd sermaoni, hae
couldn't have been motre solemn i. It
was odd, tool, I thoughat, the glances lie
now anid thieni cast toiwards mue. And
pzaticuilarly when the clergymnai said
and~ lie seemed, I areally didl tiak for
the mianuite, as thaough he wvas hooking
right into our pew, whaean lie said
-"Thou shialt do no v mrdr,,--at the
very words, Mr. Truaepenniy let his
prayer- book slip, anid made such a
start to catch it, that lie drew all eves
upoQn us. I saw Fred~erick coalour sear
let and bite his lips as hic glanced at
his friend. At last the service wvas
over, aand we got away.-"A very
nice searmoni," said Mr. Truepenny,
trying to say somlethaing.--"Vecry
sooathiang." I added; for I kiiew he was
half-asleep all thei timne.-"Yes; that's
it," said he: "blut that's what I like,
when I come to a waterinig place;
Something quaiet, somiethiang to think
over."-Well we retuaraned to the inn;
(and somehow we got through the day.
I don't kaiow how late Mr'. iTupen
would have sat; but, for all Fre-d's
noids aand wianks, I was determined to
sit him~a ouat; At last-it was necarly
twelve-at last lie wvent away.-"WXe
shiallI meet in the amorninag said F red
to him.-"Of-of' course," said Mr.
Tlruepennay; and theca withl the awk
wvarde'st. bowv in the world, lie loft me
anad Fraed together.-"We'd better
go to bed ,"said Fred, "Isn't it late?"
-"Very," said I; '-anid for my part I
thought Mr. Tr'auepenny was never go.
ing."--I wvent into my room, and
there upon my table-was a slip of
paper, written iai Josephine's hand,
with those worh..-"If 11 unr/I lm.
:naster, you'll not lot hin gct up to
norrow mdrning!" And now all the
horror was plain as light! "Get up!"
I thought--Rid all a woman's resolu
tion cale upoan me--"only let ie
once get him well to bed, and do does
nl't get up." I liste2ned for his footsteps.
Ie caime. I met him with a smile;
and didn't I lock the door?-Punch.
The Willces Nightcap.
Mr.-, who does'nt live more than
a mile from the post oflice in this city,
met some "ilortliern imieni with south
ern principles, lie ot her evening, and
extending to them the hospi tailities of
the Crescent City, visit'd so many of
our principal saloons and "marble
halls," imbibing spiritual consola.
tiona ais they journeyed, that whein lie
left them at tleir hotel at the mid.
night hour, he hi-t. deciledly elt, thut
he hiad "a brick in his ha.t."'
Now, he las a wife, an amiable, ac
complished, and be Ia ultiill lady, who
loves him devotedly, but she finds oMie
thu lt with hiil anil thai t is, his too fre
qient visits to the pliacesl where tlese
"bricks" are obtained.
Afler leaviag his fticAdq, Mr.
pauised a Imomeit, tolkl his bearings,
and having strapped a course on the
pri nciple that conLtinuall, angles mieet,
I ade sail for hinie. In dne course of
tin he arrived thire. alnl was not. very
miuch1 astonmislhed, but rat her frighteneI,
It o find his worily lady sit ting up fr
lhim. She ailys does. She srniied
wheln lie cameic iii. That alIso .lse al
wars does.
low azr von, dear l" she aid
-(ou stLYed out so late thatt I feared
yoni hamd been tkn si."
"II ie-ain't siek, wife; b-but donat
yon tlink I'mn a little t-tiglt."
Imit ltha is n otling--l have si mniy
frinlds, as vou say, vou mu ust jo'i thaei
inl a "lass.i once in wile.
"Wife, Vy111'r1e too good-the truth
is, I oni (-druink."
"t. no, ideed, myi dear--fmii-.:r
hiit even..nlthIiler hrllts wouldift hurt
.o.-Now. suplpose, yout0e11s
I Sk'ttch :dc w til jlst. a.s a ni
cap), my deart"
M-You ar ,t kind, mn ar, yij
half I Inow Iim d-druiik."'
"O4 t, () il a julep too muheli, love,
that's al!
"Yvs. jul-jul'vep! MicMasters lmakes
4uch,1 ftiff 'un1!",
"\Wel, tak aO glass of alte at any
r-fe; it ca:ihalot hu-t yttu. dear; I vant
to mywh', befl-0re I retir."
Thle l h vate to opnii a btt tie.
anid as she p!aced two timaiblers helblre
her on tile sit-- artd. she pilt in one a
ve-ry po twed fil cat-tic. Fillingif tle
glass with he Ifainiiig ale, she luImded
tm one with a be-witching siile to
her Ilmshanld.
Suspicin cae1 cl ilupon hli,
mind. Shae hald lever befoi-e beena so
kind ul'ena Ie was drunk. le lt:oked
It the ghtsm, raised it to his Iips-then
hiesitatedl.
"I)tar, wON t Von .Inst taste inine, to
1anake it sweeter", said he.
"Cortainly, love,'" replied the lady,
taking 1 imotlaftIld, which she was verv
careful nit1 to swallow.
Sispictioll vanai-hetd, and so did the
ale, emetiv, aind all, dlowi tihe throat of
the satified liwhand. A fter spittini
lnt tle a -te, I lie lad y fiinishied her glass.
but seeied inl lno rr to reti r1'.
She lixed a tfoot- tuib of wvater befor'e aii
eas-chaai r, as if she inatenided to b athle
her beautiful Iittle feet. Iltt smiallI as
wvere those fe'et, t here was not water
eniough in the tub to (cover themia.
Thle hu:sbaind Ibecgana to fLi, mI'd lie
wvanted to retirae.
"WVait only a fewv mmoments, dear,"
said hais havinig spaouse. '-1 wat to recad
the newvs in this aft t-ertaas Dralt.
foundll it.,1 i r oke.
A. lew nainautes more elatpsedl, and11
the-n, :an d tlheii-O(, y e gods anmd l)an
o, thle Lo1k --what a ti me! Theln huis
banmd wans placed ini the easv-chair.
ie began to understanid why the tub
was thieare; lie soon learnled whaat. ailed
him. Suifliee it to say, that when he
arose from that chair, the bi-ick had
left, his hat. It hasaa't beena there sinace.
lie says he'll nevear drinak anonther ju
lept; lie cani't hear- Scotelh ale, but is
''death Iion lemiontaade." lHe hives his
wife better than ever.
"l'1u1s lilov wilo wotio - urrnen
13JE TUAN Sna:A.."-The Ch iraqo Pre*ss
cottains ai call, signied by ai large num.
ber of citizetis, addressed to those
who wish to perpetuate the remem-.
branice of noble deed, by contributing
to thle protpose~d mionumlaent to Knudi~
Iverson, the Norwegian boy, wvho was
lately darownted by some other bovs for
refbsing to steal fruit. 'They waat 81
000. Somae of his oilder comapanions
held haiim tinder water until life was
extintet, in order to compel him, by
fright, algainist his repeated refusals, to
enter andt rob ani orchard. 'The ed
itor of the Press acknowledges thme
receipt of onc letter containing $10, and
another containing $100, towards
themronutment.....lm re.
A S-rn-rux-o CA.AMITY, Mr. N.
P. WXillis, who his been for some
time past, writing in his usual felic.
itous St.yle, sketches of his pleas
alt home oil the ludson River, fur.
nishes the following to the last number
of the I llomo Jon(itrnnh
"A startling enlamity breaks in up.
oil this liite.1 history of what happens
at home. Close to o r gate at the door
oftone of our 'nearest and most valued
ntighbors-a lovely girl was stiuck
(ead by lightning. A friend who
stood with her at the mo ieit, a young
inarired lady whorn shc had ciiose
to visit, was at great sutflerer, in be
m p-rostrated by the satmte (lash and
paralyZed 1rom1 the waitdownwards
ier lif' spared at the cost of tortures
inex;r~si ble. It is hard to make a
reCord of this-fitly, I mean, for the
suddeed reading of those around its
and the careless reading of" the pub
lie at large. It was paragraphed1 in
the city ipairs, mnd read this morn
in g by tlhioIsanIls who have already
Iibtgottett it. Yet to Its, who saw the
flash-and t rembifed at the titnder-to
its, who blit just before hdol seen the
victim, surrunded. by f.iends, hap
py and attiired---th 1e llush . and glootm
f' the ehntity niy boit ngit aroind
its, .itt1I a feel ingr as if we Iinulst still
gtaisp and'J f"141 our olvn precious ones
to our blosteml-it iN an1 event, for
w li'l Col) imit Iassing Imentin is not
enotgh.-Strong words crowd up to
tell it, throgih, to the hurrying world,
with the chtinis of new and presenit
0101liets t ~ Lrke i em eta nfi 4tis ir
tioning" of anI "accidenit" ag-ainl is bult.
riI eeition-a rer.aIlling' of whaitws
fliig to the past, 'iith ' esterdar.
'.lhe bonisclold froimi whi-h this
finger of' lightning phicked it.s victim,
noi teret, at tt( u i tle, as m1 any w as tii
tysiiersons antd they were tinostlyV
in siht, grouped atboit upin tle
grIOlimds in fi-one, 4f t1Ly-ho. the
sutltiry heat at th 94so. of the Sal)
hath aiternoon -bou:ht
ery (one tof] l 6 ;-. "The ven
,bairderS ha beei :he rte'Jience ft'th
mimeyl Gooliiiy, a11i t ot ti m i~ e tim.
meiorial. It is a .p-read and
pictulres tie old house, so buried in
trees anfd vines, athat you canl hard
ly see a corner of it, and its igeld lit
active and beloel mis:tress. (a widow
ofegt, :an', siste -ofI the velenra ble
fiiend atwl ieighbor of whim I hive
liboIre spokeil,) was st-tted uiider thie
wihl.ws wilich for'm the avenue to
tle front. porch, anid fe'l wlewards
with the shoek of' tie fhtal fhah. The
trm ooP of chi bIren. several of' lier own
rinldchibren i a :l t hiei. w ho were
art her u1 lot theL mienches anud
wrhas ben, but a moment
out uoI thlie grassy hiIlock
where thle st roke f'ell, ulit were seit to
ward the house to avoil the coinlitg
.-,ower. The telegraphie wire, whieb
c" illeceted and poitted tle stroke,
hugt! ill a relaxed cirve withini
six feet of the sumntitit. of' th1i hilimek.
(a favo'rite play-grund fort lie chil
dren and fluid here eitered the grounil,
though the aidjt intinlg post aii4 wires
for half a mile were slivered and
torn aprt.
The ,I;\- was darkelning, but sare
a drop ofL raill had yet fallen. Alis
Gihimur had been etattii g witi a
handsome boy-admirer, blit left him to
take aside thle confidenttial fi'ientd
who'se guest, she was, that shte mtighit
r'ei het' ai Ietter'. It. waus from her'
mother', (a widowv with this ontly
daugh~ lter:) itnrd reh!ttedl to some visit a-.
b~oit whIichi thle mtotment was seized for
a girli-h tking oft coutntsel. Th'ley
pai'Sed outt of' the gate, cr'ossedl ov
et' thei r'oad to be out oif hea:ring., mand
steofdtinder' the t elegr'aph wire, whiere
the lettetr wats opeined. 11er lij's were
scartce parted to read when the flash
camie-ani arrow ofitense light shooi.t
inig along the wire anid lintditng those
whoi stood wvatchting tem. A s(camt of
pierceing aigony alrose with thmecrasht of
thte thuntder'. A look toward the
glore-'one of those whltni they had
seen ai mtoment bief'ore, lying pro~strate
Sthe otheri ufpon hter ktnees, withi hatnds
strtugglinig wildly upwa rds-and the
trutht wats r'evealed. Fr'omu joyous
life, htealth andI beauty, every piulse~
heating with the promis of as hap
p~y aL miorrouw, that young creature hadi(
beeni sit tunioned itt an itnstaint.
So compfl ete an extincetioni of life itt
an intstanit is doubtless ia mter(ifuil
spaing of' the usual pain of' death. The
Countt enantce of' Miss G.iimour showed
no sufferinug. Faint putrple streaks
followed the veins uponi the left side,
andi( the~ skint was slightly broketn upfon
the left side, and thte left foot; butt the
per'son wats niot othterwise disfigu red. A
recovery fromo a fpartial injutry by
lightnting, however, is probably as se
v'ere pain as could be endured. T1hte
escapie of~ the electric fluid from
the body sudldently surchtarged with it,
is described Tby thte surviving comn
pannion of' Mliss Gilmouir, as a fierce anid
scorchinig issue of fire fromt every
pore. With that power of thought, ire
mtained to her site imagined i timb
the sudden beginning off the anguih1
icolCelivable of'anothe r wor-'l-The
paralysis of her limbs, though con
plete f'or a while yielded ulitinatelv to
medical treatment. and she is likely to
regain the use of them, partially at
least; though the nervous systern is
doubtless shattered beyond remedy.
hlow diflicult it must be, through the
tears of such sufifering and sorrow as
are crowded together by an event like
this, to see where those recompenses
are which philosophers tell us, make
hum11anl allotments eqiua.
Goon TEMIIE-it IS GOLD.-If pCOPI
generally knew what an advantage to
them it was to he cheeril, there would
be fewer sour faces in the world, and
infintitely less ill temper. A man nev
e, gMils anyhing by exhibiting his au
neevance in his face, much less by burst
ing ito a passion. As it is neither
manly nor wise to yield, like a child,
pettishly to every eoss, so it is alike
holish and aburd to allow fe.-eljnejs of
:mflger to deprive us of self' contrL.
'1 Lert never was I man in ally conltro
versy who lost his temper that did not
come ntear losing his cause in conse
riuence. If ever i person plays the
gamiie olf his eneiiies, it is when he is
in a passion. Acquiiitances shun men
of prove-'rbially ill te- per; friends drop
away from them; even wives and chil
dren l-a-n to f'iar them more than to
ve. Iliousands of men owe their
vant of success ill life to neglecting
the control of ltheir temper. Nor have
they. thin ex clase that it is an infiriitv
which (anlnot be re I'llt in ed, for wasih
ingtn, thoughi natiraly of a most pas
SiCnte dispositioln, disciplined him
self tilhe passed for a person itter
lv impassive. No man who neglects
11s itiemper cal he happy, any more
than he canl make those happy aronol.
Goeod teiper is gol, is healti, is every
thing. 1:'d telpeer is a curse to the
possessor.* and to society.
Tun. AIISoNAIY SALAiR.-While
IuV. A . Worcester wa; laioring a
Im. ng t0h' Cler-kees in Georgia,a
'00 ti4 ihinig to 'fiind occasion rt 1e
cuisatio en against the missionaries, vis
ited the station and began to catechize
Airs. Worcester as to their etmploy
ments among the lIndians. After ie
enivingr answers which impressed him
with the idea that their babecor wasar
Sunuo-s and selfdenying, lIe said, "W ell.
I suppose your hushband gets at very
high salaries for suich a service?" "O
yes, sI replied. "How nueh does
lha.- get, r .adam-flYe hindred dol
(I)' "Oh. m11o rC t hmi tlLt!' (nC
ihoii anld dollars?" "Oh. more than
tlimu!" One tiouisand five htndred dol
hars?"' "h, much more than that!"
Yes, a liundred-fold in this present
time, and in the worbl to come, life cv
erhlsting!" "Plih! it was money I
meant," said he. "As to that, sir,"
she rep-lied, "the projperty here is own
eLd by the ml ission, and we have tle
preomise o suich a living as you see,
while we ar- aile to rendelr such ser
viee' as I have spe'ken (it."
BL'o'iA'rIoNx OF- rIMa C1RAV.-'lln.
eli- this hicad the Alerchant's Ledger
has some very curious and ititerest
ing caleuili ons.
It estiianvtes the average of births
per second. tor thle last eighlteen hunm
dred and fifty-three years at about
815. This wouled miake the whole numi
her ofnhuia I:eings who have lived
sinice tie b)irth of' Christ about thirty
two thiousande millioins.
DIeduct ing fromCii t his numbinler tie
int huniidredl aind sixty mnillieons, thte
presenit population of' the globe, and
it leaves thle number thirty-one thtou
sanid anud forty mu iis "that have
gone to the grave.
O)f t his num ber the estimate is that
nine thousand muiillionus haive died
E~ighit thoultsanld mtillioilts by flunaii
ande peestilenee.
Five hu~ndred millions by martyrdom.
Five hunndr'ed and eight miillions by
intoxienting drinks.
Th'irteeni thousand millions natural
ly or other-wise.
By this testimate it will 1be seen that
was atnd strong dritnk have setnt one0
third (of' the humatn race to a pr'emal
tur'e grave.
Tu- MOS-r BEAUTIFUJL lIAND.-Two
elam ining wvom en were discussing one
dlay what it is which constitutes bcau
ty in the hand. They ditll'ed in opin
ion as mnuchas inl the shape of' the beatu.
tif'ul member they were discussing.
A gentleman frmicnd presented himtself,
anid by common confsenit the question
was ref'erred to him. It was adelicate
mnatter. Hie thought of Patris and the
three goddesses. Glancing from one to
the other of the beautiful hands presenit
ed to him, which, by the way, he had~the
cunning to hold for s'ine time in lyis
own, for purposes of examination, lie
replied at last: "[~give it up, the qutes
tion is too hard for me; but ask the
poor, and they will tell you the most
beautiful hand in the world is the hand
that gives." -
"13 RY THE I IATenr."-'Dear Wal
ter,', said Mrs. Gray. "New Year is
comling with its warmn hearted greet
iiogs and el stal gatherings, to dig the
grave for old animosities, polish bright
er the chain (f f-iendship, and draw
closer about the leart the cords of love
for home and kindred.- It is very sad
to think of the separation between you
and your brother; 'Frget and forgive,
said the sweet peaceiaker, as she
passed her arim caressingly about her
husband's imek." w.
"Pshaw! Emma."said her hiushnnd,
"woman never go to the foundation of'
any thing; you seem to forget the cause
of' this alienation; you overlook the
provocation roceived; you forget the
benefits he has never acknowledged by
the word of'gratitude, of wLich lie has
been the recipient for lbng years; and
then this last afli-ont; I will not bear it
said Mr. Gray, rising and pacing the
floor in his impa ienee, "no, not from
my own mother's son."
"No, I do not forget,'' said Mrs.
Gray mildly, I " know you arc the in
jured party, I know lie has abused yoir
generous kindness; so much the more
magnanimous in you to forgive. If
there rinain in him a spark of the no
bleness you poss'ess, it will be fanned
into %t flame by youiI- generosity. Re
member, you Were ohckied in the same
cradle, nirsed at the same breast, lulled
to sleep by the same nursery song, re
peated your infint prayr at the same
knee. Any one can recent an injury,
dear Walter, it, were Christ-like to
'turn the other (cheek."
Toars filled the eyes of the loving
huishnumd, pressing his lips to her fore
h-ad, 1'e.... t... I naea
had "h " m %0we,"y on are an anige!,
Mary-it, shall be as you say."
mIFN AND LAmE.-Il the days
(if our fbefathers there were such
things to be met with as mTen and
women; but now they are all gne,
and in thir 'lace a race of "ladies and
gctlemenihas spiung up. \Vofien
uid..girls are among the things ,that,
were; but "ladies"' tire foucid every
where. Miss MarinCa1 u wishing to
see the wonien %Nards in a prison in
Tnessee, was an - by the w rd
eu, "'We have nn kidies here at pres
ent, madam." Now so far as the la
dies were corneerned, it was v-ery well
that none of them were in prison; but
it sounds a little odd-ladies in prison!
It would seem bad enough for women
to go to such a place.
A leeturer, discoursing upon the
cliaracteristics of woman, illustrated
t hus:-'W ho were the last at the cross.
Ladies.' \Vho were the first at the
sepulehre? Ladies." On the mod
ern inprovement we have heard of
but one thing that beats the above.
it was the fiinishing touch to the mar
riage ceremony, performed by an ex
ruiii te divine, up to all modern refine
ments. When he had thrown the chain
of Iiymen around the happy couple,
he ctoncluded by saying: "I noW pt-b
inounce you husband and hidy." .Th'e
audience stuf'ed their handkerchiefs in.
to their mouths, and got out of the
room as quickly as possible to take
breath.
ENCOURAoE YOUR OWN MEC1ANTCS.
-The disposition cannot be too much
rebuked, let it exist in any town it
may, o send to distant parts for
products, which could be etiually wiel
furnished by the mechanics of' their
ow'n town'm. This will appily to nations
as'ell as to towvns. No one thing can
he mor'e positively injurious to the
real initerests of' any towin than to
go over the heads of its mechanics,
and buy elsewher'e. It takeQ out of
the place money, which justly be
longs at home. It discouragres and
dr-ives a vay honest and enterprising
mechanmis. It precvents them from
advancing in prosperity, so as to add
to thei~success of their tbwn. 'Wherev
or you see poor' mechanies you are
very sure to see a poor town. The
pr'ospierity of both are identified.
We regret to believe that there are
pecrsoins who think that no article can
be good for any thing unless it be an
impjorted one. Such ar'e pests to
the town in which they live. They' do
whait they can to retard its .progress,
and discourage its eitizens. It is
wvholly wvrong, unjust and foolish. Ev
ery real friend to the place in wvhich
he lives should do all he can to on
courage its mechanics, and he who has
a right conception of' the duties of
a good neighbor and a true American
citizen will ever take pleasure in doina
so, and not run after every thing that
is foreign, fr'om the foolish ides that
by doing so it renders hIm a nmi of
the ton, by such ani act of' deep injus.
thec to his own fellow-citizensa-- Wea
T1enu. Wh/sig.
"My'.principal method for defeating
heresy," says John Newton. "Is by
establishing truth. An Individual pro.
poses to fill a bushel with tears; now,
if 1 can fill it firstewith; whet, I 4efy
is nttemnt
Mercantile Advertising.
There is, perhaps, no city in the
world which, at this time, is making
such rapid progress in w'ealth and imi
p'ortance as Now York. improvernent
of every kind is going forward there
at a rate which has never been par
alled in the history of any similar
metropolis, and which seems to bid
delizice to competition. We may
chafe as we pleashe ht this amazing
prosperity of our neighbors, and
deprecate that centralization of trade
- nld inlluence Which it is alleged she is
endeavoring to efI'ct upon this. con
tinent, but it cannot be denied that a
superior commercial energy, enter
prise and intelligence are the only
causes that are creating the difi'rence
between her and rival communities;
and that the result flows solegitintate
ly from fair land generous ekertionsfto
attain the position of the "Empire
City" of America, that none an just:
ly inake it the subject of invidious re
rnark or r'sistanee. It is'bbvious-hat
every year is adding vastly to the
business activity and resources of
New York. Merehants from all quarl
ters of the old and new world- are
flocking there as to a great central
mart, where capital, and skill, aiid
industry, may find the most advain.
tageous field of opeeition; and, aided
by the irnmense foreign means which
are thus brought into direct combina
tion with those uf her own citizens,
New , York is how increasing, - with
snrprising rapidity, her power and
prosperity as an emporium. She is
expending far more money than pny
or all other cities in this country upon
canals and roads designed to coneen
trate, as far as possible, in herself
the thdusabd streamn nf island com
merce; she is continually multiplying
the humber of the steam lines which
are uniting her with the ports of evi
cry sea, and making them tributary to
her metropolitan growth; and grand
eue and with a shrewd"Abt"jn '
viding herself with. those agencies
which not only attract, but constantly
keep an immense transient p9pulatiert
within her limits, she is construct:
ing hot'ls which WIZ palial in char
acter, incrensing her places of popular
aiusetent, iud doing whatever else
she finds it necessary to do in order td
promote her welfare.
One great secret of her success, un
doubtedly, is the effort to keep the
world advised of what her resources
and attractions as a metropoi's are:
New York business men, aware of the
importance of the newspaper press as
a channel fir gaiting a wide and ad
vantageous notoriety, have used it withi
the same liberility with which they.
avail themselves of every means .of
agghandise ment, aid are reaping the
bentihts of their ivise economy in this
particular. In a paragraph upon this
subject in the New York Tribu-)e re
ceitly, it was stated that thetihai
ted annual expenditure of the business
imen of that city, in advertising alone,
is nore than two millions of do[
lars, bf whieh three-fourths are spent up,
on their own journals. "W e count this," -
says the article, "among the influen
ces which are steadily concentrating .:
the whbleshle trade of the co'ntry
more and ttibre upon New York. The
remark is certainly a just one; 4nd
1e regret that a fact so thoroughly ap
preciated .and acted upon by the .peo
ple of -a rival city is so little understood
antd takeh adv~antage bf here. While '
New York journals, croivded with the
advertisernetnts of her therchants,' me
chanics and inan ufactu rers, are circula
ted thickly throughout the United
States, as wvell as abroad, those of Pfld
adelphia presenlt, comparatively, nro
adequate exposition of our commer
cial character and advantages. -This- id
a serious drawback upon the businerd
prosperity of the city.e-PAila. U,
S. Gazette.
Mus. PAavrwovoN sEAa.
"Diseases is 'very vari6 Id Mrs.
Partington, as, she rom a
street conversation witl 4 jdg~~cs-. -
"The doctor tells me tit poor old
Mts. Haze has got two Jtikles on her
lungs! It is dreadful 'think of, t
declare. The diseases is so varioirs!,
One day we hear of people'sdyinug of
hermitage of the lungs, another of
browtn creature; hero they tell usbof ha
elementary canal being- 'out of k.dr,
there about th~e tents of tb$ .tlfratt
here' we hiear of' the neir'ology ibh~1d
head, and there of an etnb~rgo -n bone
side of us we hear of meni beiri klled
by getting a puund of bb f i i.sar-,
cophagus, and -there ftn b~~ ~l~~
diaoot~ering his j oular n. Wtg.
'chatice so, that l declareI~n~'&p
how to subseribe for sny 4~~ o
a-days. New nanie andilak
the place of t
well t o ~ b~ ~ar
2%onsin''t~ dt ~ i~ oa ditposi
Oanr 6 4 in Mmien
ca- and Eurepa t

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