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T. II. 1IOSKINS, Newport, Vr., Eilllor.
tjik usKFOi. rttnv.
A counttT llfo laiweetl
ln mcxlerate coM nnd litat,
To wlk tn the alr,
llow iileant and fair t
ln tvery nld of wlieat,
llie ftlrvtt of flowere
Ailornlnu tlia lioweiK,
And every meadow'a browi
Eo Uiat 1 my
No cour tlcr may
Comriare wlth tlwm nlio clollie ln grayi
And tollow tlie ueul nlow,
They rle wlth the mornlng lark,
And tnbor 1 1 1 1 almott ilark,
Then folding Ihelr lieep,
They liten to alcrpi
While every vleaaant park
Sext mornlng l rluglng
Wlth b I rd tliatare elng'ng,
On each green tender bougli.
Wlth whnt conttut and luerrlnicnt
Their daya are rpcnt
Wlioie nilnds are bent
To follow the uf ul flow.
Is EStrnTngnncc n HlcssliiffJ
Wo cut the followiug from the agricult
ural departmont of the Frecman :
" ' It costs nbout 123,000 a year to eall and
keep In repalr tlie four yachta Itept for tlie use
of (Jneen Victorla. Tliat amount of moticy
would lieet) from starvlw: flvo hundred faini
liea for oneycar. But tbe dlgnity and pleasure
of roynlty iuust be tnaintalni'd cveu though
thousanda of common people perlah of hunger.'
Tlie above paragragli wo flnd lloatlng about,
phowing how short-elghted Boine people are.
Tho lnlerenco to bo drawn from It l, tkat liy
her spendlng tbat amount of money on her
yachts, poor people must by just so mucli
suffer want and deprivatlon, wlille tbe oppo
eite ls tho fact. Tho wnnts and extravagancea
of the rlch are tbe blessinga of tbe poor. 'Ihis
5125,000 ta nelther tbrown lnto tne sea or
burned up. It payg tho sallors, curpenters,
riggjrs, thepalnterB, uordage makersand pro
yistunera and tbrough thein, iillera back through
all Industries and trades to the producers of
the raw material. Such rlch people are a
bleaslng to tbe conuuunlty in whlcb tbey llve,
but unthlnklng people who feel tbat they are
mlsueod, because aomebody elee has more
money tban they, glve voice to tbelr dlscontent
and envy ln sucli unjust and unreiiHoning para
gr.tpbs as the ono at tbe hettd of this article."
" In the kiugdom of the bliud men, the
one-eyed man is kiug," eays an old prov-
erb. Our brother agricultural editor is
thoroughly convinced that he is a legiti-
mate claimant for the royal ermine as
against the " short-sighted " people who
think publio money might be better spent,
in the alms-house be-dotted realm of Vic-
toria, than paying it out at the rate of
8125 000 dollars a year on the Q.teen's
pleasure boats. This money is first
squeezed out of the people, and then paid
back to some of them for labor utterly
unproduetive, and useless towards any
other end that the mere luxury of an
over-paid and praetieally worthless figure-
head to a nation perfectly capable of rul-
ing itself without any such oostly exores-
cenco. This case is not worth discussing.
It gives itself away in the stating of it.
But our friend brings forward another
case, which ho probably thinks a good
deal stronger. Here it is :
" A w&althy man built an elegant houee, fin
iahed ln fine etyle, and when done it dld not
su'c hlm, eo he had a part of it taken down, the
Viandsome, costly roof taken off, and built oyer
with euch alteratlons and addltlona aa he fan
cled, and with wbat reanltl Why this tbat
people said how eztravagant he was, jaat
throwing away money, that the amount he waa
spendlng on those needleaa alterationa would
have built comfortable housea for several poor
men. Well. that was just wbat he was dolng,
glving employinent to a small army of me
chanics and laborors at fair wagea for labor
they could not bave bad lf be had been more
easlly suited with hia house."
It is probable tbat any intelligent man
of wealth who may chance to read the
above paragraph will hope for a better ad
vocate or nono at all. There is no hoatil
ity to rich men necessarily implied by the
criticisms upon the individual referred to.
In the first place the term " rich man " is
a very vague one. There are a great
many towns in which a man possessing
property to the amount of 910,000 would
be called a rich man, wbile in our great
cities a million hardly entitles one to that
name. We happen to have had a neigh
bor, a farmer, who, having a streak of
luck in growing a large and very profit
able crop, tore down bis old house and
built another that cost him so mnch more
than all his bonanz that when it was fm
ished he had a 0,000 mortgage on it. He
was one of Brother Tinkham's public
benefactors. He never made another
good strike, and a couple of years ago the
mortgage took possession, and hefiuda the
912,000 house an entire hindrance to sell
ing the farm, because money enough can
not be made upon it to keep tbe house in
repair. The farm will be sold without
the house, and the house will belefttorot
down, simply because nobody who will
live where it is can afford to live in it.
The fact is that labor laid out in such
foolish ways is worse than wasted, be
cause, as in the case of queen's steamers
and the millionaire'a palace, not only tbe
first cost is gone, but there is a continual
drain ever af ter to keep them up ; and it
would be a blessing to have them burned,
if we could be sure they would never be
replaced. The fact that in such work
money is distributed amongst laboring
tnen doea deive " shortsighted " people
with the notion that it is a good tbing.
But the public instinct goes right to the
point and hits the nail upon the head
when it protosts against the waste of the
whole transaction. What constitutes tho
real wealth of a nation that wealth
which stands between the people and
want ? Is is palacea and steam yachts,
like Queen Victoria's, Vanderbilt's or Jay
Gould's. No political economist will say
so. Instead of beiug wealth, these thiugs
are a constant drain upon the wealth of
a country, because they constantly waste,
but never produce. Their first cost is
only a part of the loss ; they aro wealth.
consumers as long as thoy last. And who
produces the wealth thus dally wasted V
It is tho working men of the nation, and
every dollar so wasted forluxurious pleas
ure is a dollar taken from the humblo
comforts that would make the poor man'a
faraily happy,
Let us take the city of Boston for in
atance. Go up and down its hundreds of
miles of streets and see the palaces of
trado and the mngnlficent dwellings, pal
aoea, too, in overythinij but namo, that
strotch so far a strong man grows weary
in walking by them beforo a tltho of their
frontage has been passed. Is there any
reasonable need of bu9iness, or of domes
tio comfort, that rrqniros suoh immonso
expenditures, mounting into the thous
atids of millions, money spent in carved
and poliflied Btono, in sumptuous fur
nishings, and a-lornments boyond descrip
tion or counting ? All this mu9t bo built,
renewed and supported by tho labor of
man, and that labor must bo paid for.
What is it that supports and supplies all
this vast expendituro V We aro told it is
the " trade " of Boston, and who does Bos
ton trade with ? She trades with all
New Kogland and the West and South,
Tolls on that trade pay for all this mng.
nificence, and the vast daily expenditure
to keep it up comes, too, from tolls upon
the trado of Boston.
Now fifty years ago tho business of
Boston was done, and well done, in cheap
brick or wooden warehouses, and tho
merchants o'f Boston lived in good plain
substantial homes of moderato cost. Sup
pose the present raco of business men in
that city lived to-day, and transicted
business to-day, in tho way their fathers
did, would not tho plain people of tho
country, the working men who produce
tho wealth that inakes Boston's trade,
live better, nnd bave a little more laid up ?
Can these Boston people eat so mnch of
the cake without their customers being
stinted ? In short, aro the profits fairly
divided V
Yet, our friend Tinkham will probably
tell us that business men fail, and that a
Boston merchant isn't any surer of his
living, nor so happy as a Vermont farmer.
The answer to that is a plain one. If
this be eo, what is the real gain to anyone
when so much wealth is wasted and no
body not even these merchants living in
palaces a mite tho bappier for it all ?
Far better return to the simplicity of an
earlior tirae, a simplicity that was much
more diguified and respectable than the
mushroom magnifioence of to-day.
The truth is, this extravagance that in
Mr. Tinkham's "short sight " seems to
help the working men and wealth pro
ducers of the Nation, really takes two dol
lars yes, many times two dollars where
it returns one. A nation does not, more
than an individual, grow rich by extrava
gance. it you want to see now, in the
course of time, these things end, go to the
once great commercial cities of Italy,
where now a magnificent palace may be
let, perhnps, for 9500, while its noble
owner lives in his garret upon this little
rent, and tho common people live always
on the verge of starvation. Are there no
leBsons for America in these living histo
riei, and are we going blindly, in this
new world, the stupid, wicked way of the
old ?
Tlie Connecticut Iteport.
We have had the report of Seoretary
Gold of the Connecticut board of agricul
ture upon our table for some time. We
found time to read it all through care
fully, and therefore can hardly excuse
ourself from not noticing it before, es
pecially when so many books are noticed
in the papers without being read at all.
But we really hate to provoke the appe
tite of our intelligent readors for a good
book when we know it is not possible for
them to obtain it. We have no more val
uable book in our library than the goodly
row of Mr. Gold's reports, and we count
it one of the advantages of our editor
ship that we have now for so many years
been favored with these useful volumes
as they were issued,. The present report,
for 1882-83, contains (besides the Report
of the Experiment Station, which we
have beforo noticed, having received it as
a separate pamphlet,) an account of tbe
new Storrs Agricultural School of Con
necticut. A good paper upon Poultry
Itaising by Miss Mary II. Ilead of Ame
nia, N. Y., remarks upon Fertilizers by
Dr. Sturtevant, a lecture upon the Utility
of Birds, by Professor Stearns of Amherst
College, on Storm Systems as modified by
Forests, on Trout Breeding, Bee Keeping,
Ventilation of Farm Bnildings, the Trot
ting Ilorse, and Small Farming, by able
speakers, and an excellent Keport on I'o
mology by P. M. Augur, the pomologist of
the Board. By the way, why have we no
pomologist on our Vermont State Board V
We have had none since Mr. Pringle re
tired, but In no departmont can more use
ful and profltable work be done by a com
petent hand. Wo regret that space is not
onre to give some extracta from this ex
cellent volume, which stands equal, in
merit with any of its predecessors, and
for which we offor our hearty thanks to
Secretary Gold.
Vcniiont's Sugar Tax.
The agricultural editor of the Phwnir.
seems to be an ultra free-trader. Ile saya
that in a good season the maple augar
made in Vermont is a little less than the
whole amount of, sugar we consume, our
crop at such times being about twelve
million pounds, and our consamption
about sixteen million. But this year ho
thinks our crop will not exceed four mil
lion pounds, leaving twelve million pounds
to be purchased. He then says : " Under
the now tariff aot, which makes a slight
reduction of tho duty on sugar, the tax
will be about two centa a pound. On
twelve million pounds it amounta to 8240,
000, the tax which it is cstimated tho
peoplo of Vermont will pay this year on
sugar a sura nearly large enongh to pay
all tho ordlnary expeuses of the stato.
And yet Vermont will pay proportionally
tho lightest sugar tax of any state in the
Uniou except Louisiana. Can any one
tell why an artiole of suoh uecossity to all
tho people should be so heavily taxed ?"
Does not our friend know that tho same
argutnent, precisely, appHos to twenty
other artioles of Yankee manufacturo, and
that tho "necessity" for such "heavy
taxation " is simply tho " protection of
Araorican industry ?" And does he not
know that the abolition of this duty, in a
"good year " for maple sugar would tako
off just this same9210,000 from the profi's
of the Vermont sugar-makers 7 And this
for tho benefit of Cuban slave-drivers I
Has our brother fallen into tho toils of
Professor Perry, P;ofessor Sumner, and
the Cobden Club ?
Cnrrnnt Worms.
" A wrltor In the Frult Itccorder says thero
is no necossity fdr breodlDg currant worms. It
Is done by leaving buihea untrimmed, the
wormB aiwnya attacklng tho new growth
first. He saya: ' My plan Is, in startlng a cur
rant patch, to conflne cach bush to from ono ti
three mnln stcms, and give all the strength of
tho root to their stipport. Sprouts will start
from the roots each sprlng, but they mnst be
rubbed off when about six inchps long. All
currant growore know tlnt worms first maka
their appearnnre on a new growth, and then
spread over tbe bush ; consf quently, no sprouts,
no worms. This Is just ns plain as that two
and two mako four. I have followed this plan
for the pnst two years tn my satlifactlon, and
bave baroly soen the effecta of worms on one
or two bushca where my plan was not fully
carrled out.' "
Purdy of the Fruil Recorder ought not
to print such foolishness. His papor isn't
big enough to be published on the pitch
fork and shovel plan, like tho Mirror and
Farmer, for inBtance. Tho currant worni
fly comes out of the ground in May, and
lays her eggs upon the lower leaves of the
plant, without the least referenco to
whether they are upon the old or new
growth. Kvery currant grower of experi
ence knows that there is no way of trinr
ming currant bushes to avoid the worm,
the fly always depositing her eggs upon
tho lower leaves, no matter how far they
may be from the ground. These eggs
look like minute clippings of cotton
thread, ranged along the ribs of the leaf.
When they hatch the young worms re
main on that leaf about a week, eating
round holes in it, and then suddenly dis
appear, following the branch they were
born upon to its extremity, and there is
where people usually iir9t notice them.
Tho Fertillzr Law.
Our new fertilizr law is objected to by
several of our editorial confreres because
the fee of 50 on each brand keeps out of
tho state a lot of fancy brands for which
there is not call enough to jastify tbe
payment of the tax. We think this a
merit, rather than a defect in the law.
These fancy fertilizers are fancy in name
only. Their composition is essentially
identical with that of other fertilizers,
and the special names given are only
for a catchpenny pnrpose. The analyses
of fertilizirs year after year at the Con
necticut Experiment Station, under Pro
fessor Johnson, show that there is no es
eential dlff-jrence between the "Com
Manures," Tobacco Manures," " Potato
Manurea " and " Onion Manures " and
the ordinary brands of anperphosphate
made by responeible concerns. In Pro
fessor Johnson's last report (page 30) tbe
averages of the constituents of three of
these special fertilizars were given aa foi
lows: iViiro?7i. rho.Ac(d. l'olaih.
Cornmannre l.Ti S.91 7 34
Tobacoo manure 3 67 7.30 6.41
l'otato manure 3.71 8 06 6.37
Professor Johnson, therefore, justly con
cludes that " It is quite as rational to nse
a 'com manure' on potato land or a
potato manure ' for the tobacco crop, as
any other way." The whole thing is a
humbng, and it is a good thing to keep
hnmbngs ont of the state, especially when
it ls done so easily.
X Correction.
Seventy-fivo dollars, per ton for corn
fodder, in Professor Sanborn's article on
Feeding Steers, should havo been seven
dollars and fifty cents. A second reading
makes ns think still more highly of
these experiments. It is really a great
discovery that our straw and eorn-fodder
need only a little addition of other feed
which supplies the deficiencies to be prae
tieally equal to the best hayin feeding
value. Straw and meal, or corn-fodder
and cotton seed meal, or eithor of them
with dover hay, give first-class results as
feeding material, for both growth and
fattening. These things are well worth
studying by farmera who want to mako
money. Our own experience, in a small
way, confirms Mr. Sanborn's. Being short
of hay this spring, wo have for over two
months fed our thirteen hundred pound
horee, seven years old, exolnsively on cut
rye straw, with two quarta of com meal
and fonr quarta of shorts a day. Ho ob
jected to the straw as a change from hay
at first, but in a few days ate as much as
of hay previously, and has kept in first
rate order, being worked nearly every day.
It has been a considerable saving. Eosil
age with corn, or cotton seed meal is
proving to be a completo and perfeot food
for dairy cowa and sheep. It will prob
ably do equally well with a small feed of
dover hay, or with dover ensilage.
A New Dangcr from Mulchlng.
On the fiery Saturday of May 10, with
the help ot a dozen neighbors, wo barely
saved a great part of our orchard from
destruction by fire set in the mulch
around the treea from tho burning wood
Bheds of tho Passnmpsio railroad, half a
mile to tho south of ub. Oa the same day
there were heavy forest firea all over
northern Vermont, and the woods a mile
to the north of us were all in a blaze al
raost as soon as our own premises. But
if the mulch brought danger, our other
practice of tying laths and staves about
the trunks of tho trees to protect them
from inice and rabbits gretly helped to
counteract it, by affordtng protection from
tho heat of tho flaraes until thoy could
be extinguished. Without those laths
we should have lost a large numberof
trees, for the fire ran in tho graas all over
the orchard, but as it was, only flve trees
wero killed, In some cases thu laths were
burned half through without the bark
below being injured.
I.KAI) MK, OUAKI1 JI1C, IIOI.I1 M1C.
Lead me, 0 my Savlour, laad rae ,
Thro' thh wllderneKi belovrt
Orant thy lovlng glance to tpeed me,
M I through II maxea go.
Choone, 1 pray, the path before me,
Pcatter evrry thorn and brlar)
As a hleld thy Iotr RpreAd oVr tne,
And my falntlng heart Iniplre.
Onard me, O my Savlonr, guard me
Krom the dangcr ot the wayi
Keep tlie demon who retatd me,
lly thy Inlghty power, at bay.
They aretrong, bnt thou att ntronger)
1 taey are tirave bnt thou more brave,
Then, wlth then 1 '11 fear no lonter
Thou canst cnuiner, lliou cantt save.
llold me, 0 my Savlour, hotd mei
1 here are pltfalln everywheie
Bnarea entrap and neta cnfold tne
Ttilrk and mMy la the alr.
I.onl, my strength la (alllng erer,
And thy faee I cannot ee '
8hould my grap relax, yet never,
Xtttr oav thy hold on me.
" Ke)t by falth unto satvatlon,"
I.et me, 0 my S ivlour, bo,
So haU be no separatiou
Kvermore 'twlxt mo and thee.
Itome at laat, through endlexs agee,
Anclent of Ktcrnal Days,
Wlth the propheta and the aages,
I fhall J ln to tlng thy praloe. Stlecltd.
tt
Jlecklcss Folly.
" A short life and a merry onel" is the
exclamation of the mau who has deliber
ately surrended himself to a life of guilty
pleasure. He who utters it proclaims
himself the raost reckloss of fools, since
he declares it to be his deliberate choice
to give eternity as the price of a day's in
dulgenc. Against such folly the awful
tbunders of eternity mutter unutterable
condemnatiou ; and when the day of
passionatc indulgenceis past and the soul
of the senbualist awakens in pordition to
a perception that he has actually thrown
away immortal happiness for a day of un
satisfyiug delight, those fearful thunders
will awaken echoes within his soul that
will torture and terrify hirn forever. The
refrain of his moans will be, " I have de
stroyed myself "Zion' Ilerald.
Plnks of Proprlety.
There is a set of people whom I cannot
bear the pinks of fashionable propriety
whose every word is precise, and whose
every movement is unexceptionable, but
who, thouqh versed in all the categories
of polite behavior, have not a particle of
soul or of cordiality about them. We al
low that their manners may be abundantly
correct. There may be elegance in every
gesture, and gracefulness in every posture,
not a smile out of place, and not a step
tbat would not bear the measurement of
the severest scrutiny. This is all very
fno ; but what I waut is the heart and
gaiety of social intercourse, tbe frankness
that spreads ease and anlniation around
it, the eye that speaks aff ibility to all,
that chases timidity. from every bosom,
and tells every man in the company to be
confident and happy. Dr. Chalmers.
Concclt.
, Coleridge tells us of a man wbo never
heard his name spoken by others, and
who never spoke of himself without tak
ing off his hat. This, though very ab
surd, is nevertheless amusing. Such a
man could never be the object of an un
kind feeling. So far from quarreling
with the 8ubjct of an hallucination so
agreeable, the gravest looker-on may in
dnhre his curioaitv in watchinp- tho illn.
llApna which appear so grand to him who
sutiers them ; and so grotefque to all the
world besides. It is a curious fact that
the more cenceit a man bas, beyond a
certain point, the moro endurabla he is to
otbers. A little vanity provokes you ; a
little more incenses you ; a good deal more
amazea you but after that, every addition
is positively agreeable. To this source
we are constrained to ascribe the pleasure
with which we listen to the speeches of
many of our public men not excepting
some of our popular preachers. . A.
Alexander.
Efllcacy of Tracts.
A torn Gospel of Mark, given in Orissa
to a man who could not read, was one of
the most important links in the chain
through which the church at Khunditiur
was formed, which has been in existence
some forty years, and from which some
of the best Orissa preachers have come.
A tract, the " True Refuge," received at
Chittagong, led to the formation of the
church at Comillab, in eastern Bengal.
This same tract has led many othera to
Christ. Tract distribution lav at the
foundation of the great work in Backer-
gunge. The " Jewel Mino of Salvation "
and other tracts have been wonderfully
blessed in Orissa. A gospel and tracts
bave been wonderfully blessed m Orissa,
A gospel and tract given on a tour in
Assam to a liaro man led to his conver
sion, and eventually to the commence-
ment ot that proimsing work ot the
American Baptists in the Garo Hills,
where tnere are now, we oeiieve, a thou
sand church membera or more. G. II.
House.
Tho Seoret of Life.
This is the secret of life to believe
that God is your fatber, schooling and
trainingyou from your cradle to your
grave ; and tnen to piease and obey htm
in all things, lif ting up daily your hands
and thankful heart, entreating him to
purge tbe eyes of your soul, and give you
the true wisdom, which is to see "all
things as they really are, and as God him
self seea them. He will teach you more
and more to see in all which happens to
you, all which goes on around you, bis
fatherly love, his patient raercy, his
providential care for all bis creatures.
Ile will reward you by making you more
and more partakerof his Holy Spirit and
of truth, by which seelng everything as
it really is, you will at last if not in
this life, still iu tho life to come grow
to see God himself, who made all things
according to his own eterual mind, that
they may may be a pattern of his unspeak
able glory, and beyond that, who needs to
see Y For to know God, and see God is
eternal life itself. K'mgnley,
3Ilnl8ter.s' Wlves.
A minister's wife writos as follows in
tho livangtliit : "Can the minister's wife
be his " true yoke-fellow " without men
tal and spiritual participation "in his la
bora V A good housekeeper, caref ul econ
omist, able to hold her tonguo or to
smooth differences, yet, if worldly, or
ohildish, what help can she be to hlm
who would watch for souls, as those who
must give account? We need intelli
gence and culture, and we need a deep,
ablding appreoiation of the importance
and responsibllity of gospel work, to
share with tE
of souts, tho
tho Mastor. Ler
his homo to bis nuT
oncouraKinrr words.
terested, you will not
him astrav bv worldlv nil
hlm feel that he can labol
wife's love of luxurv or soJ
can be indulged. A heart'
love to the ltedeemer nnd
died for. will not renine nt s!
pnvation in any place he secl
you."
A Scrmonctto in Tcncc.
HlW Bhall I find Deatn ? Tn
thU universal nuestion vo offer a hrii?
Berraonette, having no time or space for a
uiBuuuree. une ining is certain. Sin
CAn make us suffer, but it never can give
bujiu sausiacuon. it; can torment, but
it cannot tranquillze. What a powerful
picturo of a soul without God is that
drawu in the prophecy of Isaiah, which
desonbes it aa a " troubled sea, whose
waters east up mire and dirt." This is
the work of memory. Lt tho wrong
doer try Vo hide his sins aa carefully or to
bury them as deeply as he knows how,
memory will throw them to tho surface
as troubled waters heave up what has
been flung into their depths. When a
vesselhad sunk in Lake E-ie, an effort
was made to raise the bodies of the
drowuod passengera by fl'ing heavy can
non over thespot; and the jar brought
tliem up. So Uie tromendous artillery of
Gid's juatice iaanned by those two gun
ners, Memory and Conscience brings up
to our eyes tho Udeous sins which we
thought were buriet forever. Conscience
utters two great voicia. Ono of them de
clares, " Great peace hiye they wlio love
God's law ; in keeping h?s commandmeutfl
is great reward." The other voice is,
" There is no peace to the wicked ; tbey
are like the troubled sea which cannot
rest; tho wages of sin is deth." Just
in proportion as we hear and lieed these
voices, conscience becotnes our swetest
comforter, or our most terrible toruientir.
Yut all the time the universal craving u
for heart-peace. Everybody wants that.
iho auction-rooms of business and pleas
ure are thronged, and the busy auctioneers
are continually crying " peace, peace,"
when they aro really biddiug off cheats
and delusions. They have no geuuiue
peace to give. Satan's policy is to give
people satisfaction by gratifying their ap
petites and selfish desires and unsancti
fi'd cravings. This is about like the at
tempt to extinguish a fire by heaping on
bituminous coal, or to quiet a druukarTs
appetite by administering braudy. Sa
tau's plan only perpetuates the heart's
disease, and incroases its disquietude. In
tbe midst of the noisy worid's clamors,
crying off its miserable frands, there
stands one majestio personage who with
a divine calmness utters the deep loving
offer, " My peace I give unto you ; not as
the world giveth, give I unto you."
Cbrist's method is the opposite of tbe
worid's and of the father of lies. Christ
gives peace by healing the diseases of the
soul. Instead of the wretched device of
attempting to satisfy restless, unholy crav
ings, he expel8 them and brings in the
new sources of joy. The worid's false
peace begins in delusion, goes on in sin,
and ends in perdition. Christ's peace be
gins in pardoning grace, goes on in quiet
trust, and ends in glory. Is an nncon
verted, world-worshiping heart, like a
troubled sea, casting up loam and mire ?
The benignant Jeaus can enter even such
a heart If it will invite him and say to
the angry waves, " peace, be still ;"' and it
will smooth out, like Galilee'a lake, into a
placid calm, reilecting the sfars of heaven
in its depths. Two things Jesus can give
which ensure tranquility of soul. Tbe
first one is pardon of ain and reconcilia
tlon with a holy God. "Justified by
faith, we have peace with God." The
other is a deliverance from the tyranny
of ungodly desires and lnsts, and the oc
cupation of tbe soul with pure, satisfying
occupations. Obedience to Christ is a
wonderful tranquilizer. Rest, to a true
Christian, is simply the uuhlndered per
mission to do his perfect will. Ditn np
a clear, swift-flowing brook, and it foama
with anger; pull away the obstrnction
aud it joyfully darts along its bright
course, wherever its silver feet shall lead
it. Peace is not sluggish stagnation ; it
is tbe deep, strong current of a sonl flowing
in harmony with God. Before our blessed
Lord went out to his dying agony on the
cross, he made his will. He had not a
shekel of silver to bequeath, or a dena
rius in the pocket of his coarse robes. A
poorer man there was not that night in
all Jerusalem. Yet be makes a bequest
that outweighs all that the markets of the
world can offer a richer legacy tban
Canar leaves to imperial heirs. " Peace
I leave with you." Such peace aa he had
psessed amid innumerable persecutions
and buffetings, amid poverty and ob
lcquy, aud such aa filled his divine soul
in view of Gethsemane and Calvary.
" My peace I give unto you." A gift is
all the dearer because it has belonged to
our dearest friend, and is linked with
him or her in our memory forever. Our
Lord's gift is of his own " peace," which
had dwelt in his own divine breast, and
is ponred out into the hearts which open
to nim. It is a peace which passeth all
understanding ; it keeps the heart from
diatressing commotions, from racking
doubts, aud from uneasy apprehensious
of the judgments to come. This is genu
ine happiness. This beals the sore spot,
and cures the heart-aches. Believer, you
may have this, just in proportion as you
turn away from thelying frauds of Satan's
auction-rooms, and tbankfully accept
your share of your Master's legacy. " My
peace " in this world will be tbe prelude
to " my'glory " in the next world. Open
your eoul to the inflowing rivor, while you
gladly sing:
"Thyreign ls perfect peace.
Not mlne, but tblne;
A atrenin that cannot ceaae
For Its founlalu Is divine.
Oh, depths unknown!
Thou givest of thine own,
l'ouring from tblne, and rllllng mlne."
llev. T. L. Cuyler, in Evangelist.
Music's 8ublimest tones are found in
sorrow. The satisfied tones of the major
mode can never attainthe appealing power
of tho longing minor. Hdydn's pleasant,
contented nature never reached to the
level of Handel's unrest or Beethoven's
Titauio striving and fitful gloom. Sohu
bert frfquently complained that the pub
lio setmed to like those songs best which
liad been writteu in his groatest tnisery.
He sought refuge in tones from his sorrows
attd disappointmeuts, however ; for when
ho was in pleasant ciraumstances he wroto
little or nothing, but wheu he was in dnep
troublo he couiiwsed with prolifio ardor.
Truly, as the poet has said,
"The angulsii of tbe singar
Makes tbe beauty of the straln."
Tiikuk is no soulpturing like that of
charaoter. Beecher,
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NOTICE.
The town and sttite ftcliool Ux blllt, on tlie Grand
Ut ot of Ui town of CaUls, h1nn btn detOAlteU
wltli thu town treaurer by tle stlectinen, agrwAbly to
llie provllon o( tbe Uw for tbat puriKwe; uqw, tbere
fore. 1,8. O, Hoblmon, Town Ireaaurrr tt CttlalK. du
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Ireaauier w Utiin aald nlnety daj.
. O. KOlKOX,Town Treannrpr-
CaUta, June 1, 1833, bV-lHi
Junction House,
KSSKX JIJNCTION. AaiSIONT,
C. E. Domoi-ltt, Proprlotor.
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