THE WHOLE ART OF GOVERNMENT CONSISTS IN THE ART OF B EINGHONEST. JEFFERSON.
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1852.
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All the toil-worn now repose,
The weary day comes to a close,
Hushed are the busy not a few
Till the morning wakes anew,
Now rerpsc! ,
Let the weary eye-lids meet,
Now how quiet is the street,
Hark the watchman's hourly cry,
Tells him time is passing by,
Now may many a heavenly beam,
O'er thy slumbers sweetly stream,
If of Paradise thou dream,
And its radient splendors gleam,
Beautifying and Preserving Hair.
The scientific American gives the fol
lowing directions for making a beautiful
hair oil, which may be of use to some of
our readers, I
Take a pint of olive oil and bring it
up to 200 degrees of heat in a clean pan,
(not iron) and add half an ounce of pear- j Katie could not help loving Frank Mi
lash and stir well for ten minutes. Take not, and he knew it. He was certain she
it off and set it to cool; when cold sed
iment will be found at the bottom.
Pour of the clear through a cotton cloth,
and put it up in a bottle for use. The ;
pearlash combines with the margerin acid '
in the oil, leaving tho olean, this will be
free from odor. It can be colored red,
- .. i-.-k.il
with garancm, (a preparation ol madder,;
but hair oils should never be colored.
All the hair oils of the perfumers are !
either of a red or yellow color. This is
to please the eye of the buyer, who mis-
takes an adulterated for a superior article
Hair oils should be clear and nearly col-
orless. By exposing the olive oil, refined ' Frank had to depend, was the power he J elsewhere the affections you have met with
as described, to the sun, in well corked possessed over Katie's sympathies and coldness ?"
bottles, it will soon become colorless, affections. The " duke" although just j 'But it is wrong sinful,' Katie remon
limpid as water, and exceedingly beauti- the man for her in every other sense, be- strated."
ful. Any person can thus prepare his ing blessed with a fortune, good looks, I 'Yes ; I know it !' said her husband
own hair oil. I ana common sense had never been able i fiercely. 'It is the evil seed. And who
An article in the ,Philosophical Trans- to draw these out ; and the amiable, con-' sowed that seed ? "Who gave me a hand
actions,' says that if the ashes of vine ceited Mr. Frank was not willing to be- j without a heart who devoted me to the
branches are boiled in ren wine, and tins lieve that she would suffer mere worldly fate of a loving, unloved husband ? Nay,
(the liquid) applied milkwarm to the considerations to control the aspirations do not weep, and clasp your hands, and
hair everv evening it will prevent the hair her heart. I and sigh for I say nothing you do not
falling out. A mixture of good ;
brandy and olive oil is good to prevent wnen he Passed her to decide his fate : " Very well," said Katie, calming her
the hair from falling out by applying it " 0Il Frank ! 1 am sorry that we liavc , sclf i "x wiU not saJ your reproaches are
with a SDonge before going to bed, and
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brushing the head well. The head must
be well brushed when these lotions are'
applied. By washing the head with ai
solution of borax, say twice per week, j
those predisposed to dandruff, will find a
rx. f Zi. i
pexu ui xi iu
a cr ur t .1
noctaw, Aia., a woman was cnargea
with murdering her husband, and em-
nloved a Wal gentleman, whose name it
is not necessary to mention, to defend bxr, Katie," said he, then, with a burst of flUaU yU U mhlC' Wc
promising him two negroes as his fee. passion, " I know you love me. But you, J3ut the world !" said Katie, trem
He undertook her defence, and contrary are proud ambitious selfish ! Now if bling.
to the expectations of all she was acquit- you would have me leave you, say the " be world will admire you the same
ted ; he called upon her for the two ne- nrfj j t n i and what more do you desire ?" asked
groes, when she gravely informed him'
that the negroes belonged to her daught- j (
er. Not relishing the idea of being chea-, "
ted out of the negroes, he instituted a suit
against her for perjury, which she defen- j
ded and mulcted him for the costs ! In '
a short time she gave birth to an illemti-!
mate child; made oath that he was the '
father, and compelled him to enter infn
bonds for its support and maintainance, tiful, tearful face ; then clasped her to his
according to the statutein such cases made Wmn
and provided. j Dosom'
. j She permitted the embrace. She even
Fbodfor SkhAnvnals. The American 'gave way to the impulse of the instant,
Vctcrhixmj Journal states that an excel- and twined her arms about his neck.
en t a moment her resolution came to
charge from the nostrils, the nmh may her aid and she Pushed hml tonL h3r
be put into the manegcr while hot, with with a sigh.
a yiqw of steaming the iial phages 44 SfiaU I go ? he articulated.
Katie Yale's Marriage ;
OR, LOVE AND LUXURY.
BY J. T. TROWBRIDGE.
" If I ever marry," Katie Yale used to
say, half in jest, half in earnest "if ever
2y one, if you please shall be a person
possessing these three qualifications :
'First, a fortune.
'Second, good looks.
'And thirdly, common sense.
' I mention the fortune first, because I
think it the most desirable qualification
of the three. Although I could never
think of marrying a fool, or a man whose
ugliness I should be ashamed of. still I
think one with plenty of money would be
preferable to living obscurely with a hand
some, intellectual man to whom econo
my might be necessary."
I do not know how much of ibis senti
ment came from Katie's heart. She un
doubtedly indulged lofty ideas of station
and style but that she was capable of
dnnnnr. better feelings, none doubted.
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At the age of eighteen she had many
Rnifnrs ; but. as she never rrave a serious
w -w j o
thought to more than two, we will follow
her example, and discarding all except
those favored ones, consider their relative
If this were any other than a true sto
ry, I should certainly use an artist's priv-
ilege, and aim to produce an effect by ma-
king a strong contrast between the two
favored individuals. If I could have my
way one should be a poor genious, and
somewhat of a hero, the other a wealthy
fool, somewhat of a knave.
But the truth is
Our poor genius was not much of a ge
genius nor very poor. He was by pro-
fession a music teacher, and he could live
very comfortably in exercise thereof
without any hope, however, of attaining :
preferred his society to that of Mr. "Wei- j
lington whom alone he saw fit to honor
with the appellation of rival. j
liis Mr. "Wellington (his campanions '
called him the " duke,") was no idiot or
humpback, as I could have wished him to (
be, in order to make a good story. On:
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me contrary, uu was a man ol svwvf uu-
ucation, good looks, and fine manners.
Besides this, his income was sufficient
to enable him to live superbly. Also, 1
he was considered two or three degrees
handsomer than Mr. F. Minot.
Therefore the only thing on which
However, she said to him, one day,
" Yes, for we must part now "
" Part!" repeated Frank, turning pale
It was evident he had not expected this.
" Yes 3es " said Katie, casting down
her eves -with another Diteous sigh.
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;.riu arouuu uur wai&t, wuuuui ueeumg
ner teeble resistance; he lowered his voice,
and talked to her until she the proud
TCnti wmf inf 'fWW
uw mnrmnr ,rA, , I
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" You have decided?" whispsred Frank.
"I have!" .
" Then, love, farewell !"
He took her hand, gazed a moment
tenderly and sorrowfully upon her beau-
A feeble yes fell from her quivering
And an instant later, she was lying
upon the sofa, sobbing and weeping pas
To tear the tenacious root 01 love ou
of her heart, had cost her more than she
could have anticipated ; and the certainty
of a golden life of luxury proved but
poor consolation, it seemed, for the sacri
fice she had made.
She lay long upon the sofa, sobbing and
weeping passionately. ixrauuauy ner
grief appeared to exhaust itself. Her
tears ceased to flow, and at length her
head was pillowed on her arm, and her
face was half hidden in a flood of beauti
Tne struggle was over. The agony
She saw Mr. Wellington enter, and a-
rose cheerfully to receive him. His man
ners pleased her ; his station and fortune
fascinated her more. He offered her his
hand. She accepted it. A kiss sealed
the engagement but it was not such
kiss as Frank had given her, and she
. could not repress a sigh!
There was a magnificent wedding.
Splendidly attired, dazzling the eye with
her beauty, with everything around her
swimming in the charmed atmosphere of
fairy-land, Katie gave her hand to the
man her ambition not her love had
j But she was not long m discovering
' that there was something wanting in her
Her friends were numerous ; her hus
band tender, kind and loving; but all the
attentions and affections she enjoyed could
uot fill her heart.
She had once felt its chords of sympa
thy moved by a skilful touch : and now
they were silent motionless muffled, so
to speak, in silks and satins. In short,
Katie in time became magnificently mis
erable, splendidly unhappy.
Then a change became apparent in her
husband. He could not long remain blind
to the fact that his love was not returned,
He sought the company of those whose
gayety might lead him to forget the sor-
row and despair of his soul; and impelled
by powerful longings for love, he went
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uzuny iu wium ms xiuuiu uy a suaugu uru.
Katie saw herself now in the midst of
a gorgeous desolation. She reproached
her husband for deserting her thus ; and
he answered her with angry taunts.
" You do not care for me," he cried
"then why do you complain that I bestow
deserve to hear."
undeserved. But granting that I am the
cold, deceitful thing you call me you
know this state oi things cannot continue.
" Yes, 1 know it."
Mr. Wellington's brows gathered dark-
ly; his eyes flashed with determination ;
ms "Ps cunea mm scorn-
j haye ma(Je min(j gajd -
"that we should not live together any
longer, lam tired of being called the
husband or the splendid Mrs. Wellington
I will move in my circle ; you shall shine
in yours. I will place no restraint on
her husband, bitterly, "This marriage of
hands and not of'tdarls, is mockery. We
have played the farce long enough.
Farewell. I go to consult the terms of a
separation. Nay, do not tremble, and
cry, and cling to me now for 1 shall be
liberal to you. As much of my fortune
shall be yours as you desire."
He pushed her from him. She fell
upon the sofa. From a heart torn with
anguish, she shrieked aloud 'Frank! Frank!
why did I send you from me ? Why did
I sacrifice love and happiness to such fate
as this ? Why was I blind until sight
brought me misery ?"
She lay upon the sofa, sobbing and
weeping passionately, Gradually her
grief appeared to exhaust itself; her breath
ing became calm. Her head lay peace
fully upon her arm, oyor which swopt her
disheveled tresses until with a start she
" Frank ! oh, Frank, come back !"
" Here I am !' said a soft voice by her
She raised her head. She opened her
astonished eyes. Frank was standing be
fore her !
" You have been asleep," he said, kind-
zvna areaming, too. l should sav
not pleasantly, either."
" Breaming V murmured Katie; " and
is it all a dream ?"
" I hope so," replied Frank, taking her
hand. "I came back to plead my cause
once more and found you here where I
left you asleep."
"Oh, what a horrid dream!" murmured
Katie, rubbing her eyes. "It was so
like a terible reality that I shudder now
to think of it! I thought I was married!"
"And would that be so horrible ?" ask
ed Frank. ' I hope then you did not
dream you were married to me "
" No I thought I gave my hand with
out my heart."
" Then if you gave me your hand, it
would not be without your heart."
" No, Frank," said Katie, her bright
eyes beaming happily through tears-"and
here it is."
She placed her fair hand in his he
kissed it in a transport.
And soon there was a real marriage;
not a splendid, but a happy one ; not fol
lowed by a life of luxury, but by a life of
love and contentment; and that was the
marriage of Frank Minot and Katie.
Bisset, I3ie asaimal Teacher.
Few individuals have presented to strik
ing an instance of patience and eccentri
city as Bisset, the extraordinary teacher
of animals. He was a native of Perth,
and an industrious shoemaker, untill the
notion of teaching animals attracted his
attention in the year 1759. Heading an
account of a remarkable horse shown at
St. Germain, curiosity led him to exper
iment on a horse
and a dog, which he
bought in London, and he succeeded in
training these hevonn all eynpetntinn.
Two monkeys were the next pupils he
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took in hand, one of which he taught to
dance ane tumble on a rope, whilst the
other held a candle in one paw for his
companion, and with the other played the
These animals he also in
structed to play several fanciful tricks ;
such as drinking to the company, riding
and tumbling on horse's back, and going
through several regular dances with his
All this, it may be said, was very ridic
ulous. No doubt it was; at the same
time, the results showed the power of cul
ture in subduing the natural propensities.
Bissct's teaching of cats was a signal in
stance of this power. Having procured
hree Kittens, he began their education
with his usual patience. He at length
aught these miniature tigers to strike
their paws in such directions on the dul
cimer as to produce several regular tunes,
having music books before them, and
squalling at the same time in different
eys or tones, first, second and third, by
way of concert. He afterwards was in
duced to make a public exhibition of his
animals, and the well known Oats' Opera
in which they performed, was advertised
in the Haymarket Theatre. The horse,
the dog, the monkeys, and the cats, went
through their several parts with uncom
mon applause to crowded houses ; and in
a few days Bisset found himself possessed
of nearly a thousand pound to reward his
ingenuity ahd perseverance.
JLhis success excited Bisset s desire to
extend his dominion over the animal, in
cluding even the featherod kind. He
procured a young leveret, and reared it
to beat several marches on the drum with
its hind legs until it become a good stout
hare. He taught canary birds, linnets
and sparrows, to spell the name of any
person in company, to distinguish the
hour and minute of timo, and perform
many other surprising feats. He trained
six turkey cocks to go through a regular
contra dance. He also taught a turtle to
fetch and carry like a dog.
Woman's Voice. ' The voice of woman
gentlemen,' said a romantic individual,
in a late argument at the club rooms,
'the voice of woman, no matter how much
some of you may be inclined to sneer at
the sentiment, exercises a soothing, an in
spiring, a hallowing influence, upon the
ear of man ; comforts him in affliction, en
courages him in dismay, and banishes
from his mind all those troubles which,
when she is absent, conspire to sink him
into the deepest despondency.'
'Tom ! you rascal,' exclaimed his wife
at this instant, bursting into the room,
'come home, you loitering scamp, and
leave these worthless fellows to themselves.
0 ! when I get you at home, won't you
catch it ? Well, I guess you will !' Hero
Tom left the room abruptly, with his en
raged spouse, evidently satisfied of the
inspiring influence of the 'voice of wo;
Sympalliy.bclwcuu Teachers and
Parents essential to the highest
good of the Pupils at School.
The highest good of a pupil at school
consists, not in the accomplishment, in
respect to him, of merely one thing, but of
several things, all of which are of vital
importance. His highest good is positiv
ely secured when there is begotten or
roused up in him a genuine love of study
which, under judicious direction, shall
impel him onwlrrd in the discipline of his
mind and the acquisition of the elements
of useful knowledge, however numerous
and severe may be the difficulties he .must
encounter, and there is implanted -in his
soul a due sense of his dependence and
moral obligations, which shall render him
orderly and obedient, and give birth to
those noble desires without which no one
can be a useful citizen, and demean him
self as he should, in his appropriate place,
on the stage of life. Teachers and pa
rents have a great and laborious work to
do, and, in many particulars they must
labor conjointly to effect it, to achieve
the truly highest good of the pupils
at school. A. passage from the Hon.
Mr. Webster's 'remarks to the ladies
of Richmond, Virginia, October 5,
1840,' giving it an application suited to
the purpose of this short article, may
here be introduced with interest. 'If we
draw within the circle of our contempla
tion the' parents and teachers 'of a civi
lized nation, what do we see? We behold
so many artificers working, not on frail
and perishable matter, but on the im
mortal mind, moulding and fashioning
beings who are to exist forever. We ap
plaud the artist whose skill and genius
present the mimic man upon the canvas ;
we admire and celebrate the sculptor who
works out that same image in enduring
marble ; but how insignificant are these
achievements, though the highest and
fairest in all the departments of art, in
comparison with the great vocation of
human' parents and teachers! 'They
work not upon the canvas that shall fail,
or the marble that shall crumble into dust
but upon mind, upon spirit, which is to '
ksfc for and wLicL is to b for
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frnnn or evil, xnrou'iuoni us uuraiion. me
impress' oi the parent's and teacher s
'plastic hand.' For the highest good of
the pupil at school, it appears to be im-
! portant, as a means coducive to the end,
that the parents and teacher should, to
an extent, be acquainted with each other.
If they are, to an extent, acquainted with
each other, the parents may cherish a
more intelligent confidence in the teacher,
while the teacher may learn the temper
of the parents, their interest for the wel
fare of the pupil, their government over
him at home, and many things in respect
to the scholar which, as the child's teach
er, he ought to know. The obligation to
effect a necessary acquaintance between
the parents and the teacher, as the two
parties so greatly responsible for the ed
ucation of the pupil, is perfectly mutual.
Let the teacher truly seek to become ac
quainted with the parents of his pupils,
and let the parents endeavor to become
acquainted with the teacher of their chil
dren. Perhaps the first step to be taken
in the way of the cultivation of such an
acquaintance, should be taken by the pa
rents. The child who knows that there
is a pleasant acquaintance between his
parents and teacher, feels that he is the
object of an interest of no ordinary cha
acter. There should be a right understanding
and sympathy between the parents and
the teacher, in reference to tho studies of
the pupil. Does the scholor love to study?
Is he thorough in his studies? Is he ac
quiring good habits of study? Is he mak
ing, not a superficial, but a real progress
in his studies? These are important ques
tions. These arc questions which will be
often asked by parents who are alive, as
they should be, to secure the highest good I
of their child at school. It they would
have an affirmative answer to these ques
tions, thev must discharge the duties
which in the matter, by an appointment '
higher than their own, devolve upon them i
If the teacher is assured that the parents!
of his pupils arc faithful in in respect to'
the points which have beon alluded to, as
touching their children, he must be en-,
couraged in his work, he must feel that 1
his labors are appreciated, and that an.
influence is brought to bear upon him,!
to make him a better teacher. If the '
child is assured, that, while his teacher Is '
particular in respect to his studies, to '
make him love to study, a thorough
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scholar, possessed of good habits of study, j
and to advance, by a reasonable progress (
in the acquisition of knowledge, his pa- j
rents also arc particular in respect to his
studies; on the one hand, he must be en-;
couraged and stimulated to strive after
honorable attainments, and, on the other, '
compelled, by an appliance, with which'
for effectiveness, the frown, tho sharp
word, and the rod, can bear no compari
son, to put iortn nis
exertions lest he
should occupy a, low and ignoble rank a-;
mong his fellows, and m the estimation ol :
society. In reference to the end to be
accomplished, or the means to be used to
secure it, let not the parents end the
teacher, if possible, be at disagreement;
for if they are at disagreement, tho con
sequences, upon the child, mwt be disat-
strous, greatly, if not fatally. Let parent
in order to show the interset they feel
that their children should be successful in
their studies, and their sympathy with
the teacher in hisiabors to impart instruc
tion to his pupils as he should, as fre
quently as possible, visit the school and
listen to the recitations of the scholars,
It is to be feared that in respect to tho
studies of the pupil, there is, in many
cases, but little, if any, sympathy between
the parents and the teacher. Sometimes,
the parents find fault with the teacher,
because, as they think, their child is not
put forward as rapidly as he should ber
and sometimes because he is required to
study beyond his abilities. Most children
are not fond of study, and with their
wishes and views many parents sympa
thize, rather than with wishes and views
of teacher. Not unfrequently in reference
to the studies of the pupil, the teacher is
obliged to contend for the highest good
of the scholar, against the wishes and de
mands as much of the unreasonable pa
rents, as the indolent, reckless child.
There should be a right understanding
and sympathy between the parents and
the teacher, in reference to the govern
ment of the child at school. The govern
ment of the child should be essentially
the same in the family and in the schooL
No pupil can study well at school unless
he is governed well. Let the parents as
well as the teacher understand this.
Generally children at home and at school
are restive under restraints, and feel that
they are competent to be their own mas
ters. If the teacher cannot maintain or
der or good government in his school, he
had better, at once, abandon his profes
sion. It is a difficult thing, in many in
stances, for the teacher to govern his pu
pils as they ought to be governed for
their highest good. Let the parents bear
this in mind, and give the teacher their
sympathies. The teacher may, in a giv
en instance, be worthy of censure for his
treatment of his pupil, but in such a case
let the parents be careful, lest they injure
their child, by taking sides with him, and
giving him their sympathy too directly
and vehemently. The writter of this ar
ticle has had the difficult honor of ac
ting in the capacity of a school committ-tee-man.
He may be allowed to insert
the following from his memoranda of
school-committee incidents. The mother
of a lad, from eleven to thirteen years of
age, entered a complaint against the
teacher for mal-government of her boy.
The teacher had punished the child for
falsehood. The mother's anger was
kindled against the teacher, and she
knew that he was to blame. The committee-man
promised that he would in
vestigate the case, and let her know the
results, at an appointed time, and that
justice should be done to her and the
lad. Upon a faithful examination, the
committee-man found that the teacher
had pursued a very wise and proper
course in respect to the child. At the
mother, with the boy, called upon the f?j
committee-man to ascertain the results or
his investigation. Immediately the fath
er, in the presence of his son, flew into a
passion, and while praising tho child cs
incapable of doing a
the teacher as unworthy to remain a day
lnnrrnr nf. flin lirirl of thn snlinnl nrtA fnl- Wi
led him by all the hard names ho was a
ble to command. At length said the
committee-man to him, 'Sir, as a father
do you know what you are doing to your
child? Here he is listening to these your
groundless and abusive remarks. You
are teaching him a lesson for which,
sooner or later, you will, I doubt not,
be very sorry. Sir, your son has deser
ved the correction he has at the hands of
the teacher, and I most heartily sustain
his teacher in his treatment of him.'
The subject of this brief article is one
of vast importance. Let it engage the
attention of able writers
A fellow whose countenance was home
lv enough to scare the-old one, was giv-
. somcextra flourishes iiva publichouse,
wnuu uu was uust-ivtm uy a aau0, nuu
asked him if he did'nt fall into a brook
when he was young,
i yiiat a0 vou mean. you impertinent
'Why, I don t mean nothing, only
you've got such an all-fired crooked mouth
I thought as how you might have fell in
l brook wUcn you was a baky ana Vour
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mother hung -ou up by the mouth to
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A new kind of tobacco is cultivated in
some places in Maryland. It is named
Persian tobacco, is of a beautiful color,
and commands a high price.
A Maine editor says that a pumpkin,
somewhere in that State, grew so large
that eight men could stand around it.
This is something like the man who saw
a nock of blackbirds so low that he could
shake a stick at them.
There is a story of a man who was so
anxious to make a noise in the world, tht
he had left orders when ho died to have
his s; in tanned and made into a drum.
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