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The McArthur Democrat. Poetry.
When We Husked the Corn.
Ojtoberacorebiiig Arcs tbo trcea,
And naked lies tlio shivering vine;
Whilo dimly o'er the distant seas
Tlio fading lights of Bummer cbino.
Along tlio luno tlio negro blows
Seep summons on 1 lis noon-day born,
And homeward troop the girls and beaux
From husking of the com.
I mind mo well tliat outmnn day,
Whon five and twenty years ago,
We turned our labor Into pluy,
And bunked the corn for neighbor Lowe.
All, wife., wo wore the blithest pair
That e'r to wedded lov woro born;
Tor I w as gay and yon were fnir,
A husking of the corn.
This is a pretty thought, prettily expressed ,
It it noli
-Take tlio bright shell
From Its homo In the lea,
And wlierevor It goes
. It will ting of tlio tea.
So take tbo fond heart
From Its homo and its hearth,
Twill sing of the loved
, To the ends of tho earth.
"TOO MUCH HONEY."
BY HELEN L. BOSTWICK.
" I really think its getting a little tire
tome ; I do, indeed! Such uninterrupted
love and confidence, such unshadowed and
lonz-continueJ felicity. I hull wish some
thing would happen to disturb the current of
our connubial bliss for a short time. Fay hull
an hour or so. Not that 1 would tlo any
thing to make Henrv angry or jealous, or
that I "wish him lo crow capricious or lyran
nieal. Oh.no! but if some accident, some
trifling mistake, or misunderstanding were
to happen, just lo cause a lit vie bit ol a cool
nest, for a little bit of a while, it atrikes me
it would give a pleasant relish to the mo
notony ol our ireseut lile.
Thus soliloquized a pretty bride of seven
weeks, sitting alone in a luxurious chamber
with a basket of embroidery, and a new novel
lying on the table beside her. VVilh llie
latter her attention hsd been engrossed i:eai)y
the whole morning, and this circumstance,
together .with her extreme youth, constitute
the only excuse we can make lor trie incon-
ciderate, speech which had fallen from ber
"Henry is rq eenerous,"-Blif continued
looking absently at 'the rings on her white
fingers " so (ar above petty suspicions anil
piiciuises, that 1 suppose it would bei.'npojsi
ble to make him jealous of me, uilhoul do
ing something actually bad, which, of course,
wouldn't do.- To be sure. I could make a
pretence of. being angry with him ; but then,
he thinks me amiaole, an1 1 would like to
have him. continue thinking so. Besides,
I want it to bo something that shall seem re
ally dreadful at the time. ' lleigh-no! 1 know
it s all yiry foolish, and, perhaps, if I had
cometnitiflr to do, leiiouldu l thuiK olsuclm
thing ; but, really, one does tire of too much
honey l yvnat keeps Hentr so late, I won
der. - A ll co and seMf there is a ripe straw
berry to lay beside his plate.' I hear Ann
setting the table. " . . .
" Brine your, bonnet, Maryland let us take
a walk, i i;here,' going to be a glorious sun.
set to-night, said lleury. white to Ins wife,
a day or two altei the ubove soliloquy.,
Mary needed no" urging, and thfy weie soOrl
strolling in the direction of a pleasant grove
jt , . i
oi nees, a uuie reiiioven irom xne rural vn-
,laae in which they resided.
, fhey sat down in the shadows, and talked
61 rove and poetry ; they spoke Of their own
courtshif,and its haniy consummation they
quoiea lvioorc, ana uurns, ana endeavored lo
recoiled some passages Horn Browpina and
Tennyson, but ftiled. ' liaughing I little at
mis, iney mane, pernaps. ilia mosi practical
observation they had .yet done, , viz.; that, it
was" growing late, and ardse to. go hom. .
. Ou theijway theji.met a gentleman ' of
Marys acquaintance, wuo stopped and spoke
wiiu mum a ct uiuiiicuiB, inter iney leu
him. Mar noticed that her husband became
less animated.'-an finallytheirconversation
ceaaed? She fnucied that some busiuesi af-1
fair" iroubled Inmv and wlira, near their own
gate, they overtook, a "darluig girl-friend."
.one. whom she had not -seen since; her -wsfi-
raga, ihe change in lu. saaniicfV wa- quite f
forgotten. ' ' v ":-..". : :J
Theroung lady fneu4 couldjiotgo inir"
' Oh! no it was too !ale! but slit had a thou
sand things to sav to her dearest Mary they
would walk on together." So Henry, cau
lioninc his wife not to remain out until the
dew lell, went into the house alone, nml the
quondam school girls walked on in the gath
ering twilight, chatting pleasantly of the ol
den timea, and of Mary's ' exquisite hus
It was q
uite dusk when she again turned
homeward. She walled rapidly, lest lltnrv
should be alarmed for her salety; at the Same
time wondering a little that he did not come
in search n( her. and half hoping she might
find Iti in 'just the least offended. ' Hurried
ly she closed the gale, and bound ;d up tlie
gravel walk. Her hunbard sat upon the
piazza in the shadow of a pilhir, and she was
rushing past without seeing him, when he
suddenly sprang tip, and caught her by the
" Not quite so fast, madam, if yon pkose,"
said he. in constrained tones, that sent a
thrill through Mary's frame; "have you an
other letler from j our admirer, Uiat you
tin h haste?"
'.What do voit mean, Henry?
I have no
letter," she exclaimed, looking him full in
the face, wiih a vague fear '.hat be was derail
ced crossing her mind.
lie made no answer, but led her to the
linhted inrlor, and still retaining her snn,
rented her upon the 6o.r. and with the otliT
hand held a letter befmc her.
" Have von not met Kdward Ilearn a sec
ond time this evening," he asked, stem-
' No!'' was her answer, in faltering, yel
indignunt touts. ,"1 met him but once, and
you were wiih me."
"When, then, did lie give you this let
tei?" "He did not give it me. I never saw it
1 found it by the gale, as I was going
out to rmet you, and supposed you Had
dropped it. If not, the mailer is litile
mended, since it iscvident that the writer
placed it there for you In find on your return,
liut I anticipated you. Head.'
Maiy did lend, and with wonder-dilating
eyes. It was addressed to her, and contain,
ed extiavagant protestations of affection,
with various allusions In former meetings
snd correspondence. The signature wa6
(imply K. B.
'Vell, what do you think of it?" inquir
ed the enraged husband, savagely, and Mary
felt the iron gripe upon her arm' tighten to
She burt into tears. "I know not what
to think of it, except that it is a vile false
hood," wasall she could ariiculate.
'Do voti mean to sav that vou never co
quetted with this man. never encouraged his
advances, or deceived ma in regard to
"You cannot expect me to believe yon,
Mary, after such proof of your guilt as 1
hold in my hand. - TeH me the whole truth
at once, and it shall be better lor you than
deceiving me longer?"
"I Awe told you the truth, nue cried,
trembling with terror.and weeping bitterly;
"do, do believe me! What can this mean?
Oh! 1 am so miserable!"
"I pity you, Mary, for I see that you stirrer
leenly, but I cannot believe you! It is nn
use loncer dentine the facts. Make a lull
confession at once, and if I do not promise
to foreivt you. 1 will, at leas', regard your
fault more leniently. Dare you tell me," he
continued, seeing that Mary was about to
renew her protestation of innocence, "that
you have not often met the writer of the let
ter, even seeking him in hi? office rooms, and
exchanged rows of luve and constancy, If
s, listen, for 1 have further proof. This da.
guerreot.i pe I found this evening in a private
drawer of your bureau."
"Oh Henry, stop! I cannot bear it! 1
am the victim of a conspiracy, a diabolical
plot. I see it all! But though these things
are against me, I am innocent. I never
wronged you in thought, word, or deed. I
would swear il!"'
'JIutsh! do not add injury to your other
iniquity. Look at this picture, and then
say if my charges are not true. Say, if you
dare, that you do notlove the original; that
you never vowed lo be his, and only his, for-
Poor Mary could scarcely see through her
blinding tears, but the moment her glance
fairly rested upon it, a brightness, asof Heav.
en's own light, illuminated her face. The
handsome, benevoleut feature of her own,
dear husband. He caught her in his arms:
" Forgive me, Jailing,'' he explained, "and
next time you indulge your habit of talking
toyoiirs."lf,besure 1 am not behind the cur
lam!" . '
'Old-Henry, I am so telieved! How fool;
ish I have been',''
"A little too romantic, love, that is all.
But trust me Marv, no greater mistake was
ever made, than to suppose that, in married
' The Normans came Out of Franca Into
England worse men than when they wen'
into it, one hundred and sixty years before;
They had lost tbeit -own language and ac-
uired the Komaic or barbarous Latin ol the
iaurs: end had acquired with the language;
all the vices it had names for. 1 The Conquest
has obtained; in the Chronicle the -name of
the "Memory of Sorrow." Twentr thou
aarid thieves iandedat Hastings. These foun
ders of the Horn of Lords were greedy and
lerreious dragoons, tons of greedy and fe.
rocious pirates.. Tby were all alike i. they
took every thin? they could Catry: they burn
hurried, violated, torturad anil ImIIpiU im.
til everything bngnsh'Vas brought to-the
verge of ruin t. bucn, uowerec; is the illu
sion, of antiauity and wealth-, that decent
and dignified men now boast the if descent!
Iron these ultht thieves, wno snowea tar
juster conviction of their own merits, by as
suming fdr. their, types, the swine, goat, jack
al, leopard, vrolf and snake, which they set.
wplied the lady. -. ,
Ak old Bachelor Geologist was boast Ins
tha t every rock was si familiar to him as the
alphabet. 7 A lady who jdafc present; declared
lhatshtf knew of tfrock tfT 'which he Was" t
tally igmJianti "N'ame If, madani;" qrieB
Calebs, in a rage. "If 13 rock ' lt tradUA
Fashionable Church Music.
Doesticks thus takes off the fashionable
church music of the day:
Went to the church which was arranged
like a theatre, wiih the best place for those
w.no W nR mosl m"'y-neM oi a Pui-
l l lllCir .n a Pinjji. iui iiiiiiirkw w
perform on -people came in droves seats
were soon full then a huge pyramid of
stools in one comer was attacked by six en
ergetic and determined sextons, who speedily y
tore it to pieces and scanereu in iragmertis
III roil" h the aisles tor lollis to sit on.
Organist executed a grand Kansas battle
niece in five sharp, wiih vocal imitation ol
the shrieks of the settlers and the curses of
the border ruffians. Then the minister came
up through a trap door like a harlequin in
the pantomime when the devil had got an
invitation for him he prayed a long prayer
1,1 overcoat men lie iook on uisover
,coat and read o hvmu, a very quick metre
..i . . '.i .i... i. . .i-
a . 1 . I. ft l
Blro"S cnurus ,llr" 'lc pai uu'iii
un ins oen oai uiui icon ins ici'ein.
The organist here made preparations to
gyrate he rolled up his ciat sleeves so as
not to interfere with his fingers then he
rolled up hUpantuloons sons not to trouble
his toes then he unbuttoned his cravat and
loosened his vest; at this instant a very
muscular man disappeared from the ranks In
the gallery, vanished through a cubby hole
and w as instantly lost in the anatomy of the
oigan then there was a great rattling in the
bowels thereof, as if it cjuldn-: digest the
muscular man, but had a great deal ol wind
on iis stomach.
Thin was the preparation.
Then the organist commenced a violent
struggle on the key-boaid, as if he regarded
the unfortunate organ as a fisticuff t.iicmy,
w hom it would require his utmost strength
and dexterity to overcome so he went in
hammered him on the white keys he pelted
him on the black ones, lie punched him in
the semi-tones, he kicked him in the double
buss, he put in a series of running kicks in
his chromatic scale, he pelted him in the
flats, he JMtered him in the sharps, ho smote
him in ,i hijih keys, he hit him in the low
notes, tkjti he grabbed both hands in his oc
taves aim shook him till ho squealed; then I
he ferociously jerked out the stops on one
side, as it lie was pulling nan ins .eein out
of his head then he savagely jammed in
those on the other, as if he was knocking
the rest of his grinders down his throat af
ter three quarters o! an hour, the left hand,
which hud been doing maulul service in the
lower surburbs, began to fail and sent for a
reinforcement, whereupon 'lie light hand
alter hittina the upper chord of U sharp t
furious dig to keep it quiet in me interval,
6cainiiered to the rescue, stopping Dy tne way
to bestow unon the middle C a couple of
punches by way of a reminder then the
player, with both hands, both feet and his
knees, went in at the poor instrument and
belabored him so unmercifully in the lower
pipes that he lost his wind and cried
enough, in a roar ol agony.
'I his was the prelude.
Then the singing commenced ; the opeia
folks stood up to earn their money; they
sang as il the music scale had been greased
on this occasion, and they were climbing for
pig on the top of it; they would go up a
note or two and then slip back each one
notch higher than the one before him, but
fell back before he readied the prize, and his
voice subsided into a discontented growl
down in his ribs. At last, after five trials.
each one of which ended in an attenuated
Miueak. one female with a mouth like
hatchwar. loosened her bonnt-t-sirings,
made a desperate scream, and went so high
that she finally got hold ol the oleaginous
reward ol merit, and bore it oil' ill triumph.
Then they all slopped.
This was the kinging.
Tn-n the muscular mail came out of the
bowels with the perspiration dripping from
his coat-tails; as he hadn't another suit han
dy, he eat dow n in the draught to dry.
This was the finale.
Dr. Johnson was thought not to be very
courteous if he was not very impolite, w hen
he replied lo a question as to how he liked a
very 'difficult' but hazy piece of music, to
which he dad just been compelled to listen.
"Difficult! what a blessing it would be il
But the Turkish Sultan, Abdul Mejid, out
does him, (the old uncouth leviathan!) both
satire and in courtesy. Alter listening
to the perlormuiice of a very energ-tir.
French pianist, a soil of Leopold de Meyer,
very like he culled the delighted professor
his side and remarked ;
"1 have heard Thalberg, and I have heard
Liszt, hut of all the men 1 ever heard, 1 have
never seeu ens who perspires so much as you
do " . .
The professor deserved that compliment;
ladearned it 'oy the sweat oi ins orow.
Nor is the praise here accorded alto"eltie
unlike that accorded by a French ollker to
company ot English troops, wiioin ne was
assisting lo review in some provincial town
the ,'; inviolate lslaud of the sage and
free." ..... - .
"Wht doyou""Wfc or them, Sir?," asked
the British officer, whose long duty it had
been to drill the 'awkward squad. '
"Think of them, Monsieur le Capitaine?
There is but one thing fo think. . one, 1 uve
seen ze Garde Napoleon, ze Garde Royal, ze
Russandze Pruss; bu,t pare, l.'ave nevare
aeen such troops aszat! sare, Nevare.'"
This praise was repotted to the corps and
great was the rejoicing thereat. , Butby-and
the Satire oi the remark leaked out, and
the joke was past nusning up.
"We Like to See."
to see a man never a
paper or pays a cent for Ua support, finding
fault wib what it contains. . v.
We like to see a person who neve pars
bis', paper, always running' jt down and
telling his neighbors that It ia a mean pa
and he intends ordering il stopped..'. .
We liko to see a' man. who is too mean
take and pav for a " paper, very anxious, to
"just look over bis Neighbors'' everyweek,
see what it" contains., . ",.
i iy i;, - - r J r ' . n !. ' l
vre-nas es u jwui, uu iiuiinun uis
paper and order it discontinued when a three
ieara' subscription, bilfia aeift for" adjust-
The Town Pump.
One of the most charming and effective
essays upon Temperance that has ever "met
our eye," is Hawthorne's "H ill from a Tbirn
Pump." Take the following as a single
"Here they come! A hot Jay, gentlemen.
Quaff away, my friend; you will need ano
ther cupful to wash the dust out of your
throat, if it be is thitk there from your travel
in the country, as it is upon your cow hide
shoes. I see that, though you have trudged
a half a score of miles to-day. like a wise
man, vou have passed by the taverns and
stopped at the running brooks and well
kerbs. But drink and make room for the
oilier fellow, who seeks my aid to quench
the fiery leverof last night's potations, which
he drained from no cup of mine.
"Welcome, most rubicond Sir! You and
I have been too great strangers, hitherto, nor
will my nose be anxious for a closer intima
cy, until the fumes of your breath become a
little less potent. Mercy on yon, man ! the
ivaler absolutely hissesdown your red-hot
gullet, and is quite converted to steam in
that hoiler which you call youi stomach.
Fill again, man, and tell me, on the word of,
an honest toper, did tou ever, in cellar, tav-
em. or any kind of dram shop, spend the
priceof your children's rood lor a swig hall
so delicious? Now, for the first time these
ten years you know the flavor of cold water.
Goodbv! an.l whenever you are thirsly,
member that I keep a constant supply at the
"Whonexl? Oh, my lit tlo friend, you
are let loose from school, and come hither to
scrub your blooming face and drown your
memory of certain tans of the ferule, and
other school-boy troubles, in a draught from
llie town pump. Take it, pure as the cur
rent of your young lile! Take it, and may
your heart and tongue never be scorched
with a fiercer thirst than now !
"There, my dear child, put down the cup
and yield it and your place to this elderly
gentleman who treads so tenderly over thi
paving stones that he seems afraid of break
nai ! ne limps oy wi noui so muu. as
thanking me, as if my hospitable offers
w ere on jr meant or people who e o
winawo uva Wo Kir iva hutr flnno It.
. t I.
hope. Go draw the cork ; tip the decanter;
but when your great toe shall set you a roar
ing it will lie no affair of mine. If gentle
men love the pleasant titillation of the gout
it is all one to the Town Tump."
It may amuse some of our fair readers to
know something ol the nature oi those a'
musements which served to wile away the
time of the celebrated wife of the Emperor
napoleon, while sojourning at rlomuieres
One was the placing of a jewel of value
miller a cup of porcelain, which was invert
ed on a saucer. ' Each lady wis to take it in
her hand and throw it to the gentleman the
farthest from her, and if he caught it with
out the cup separating from the saucer and
the jewelescaping, the prize belonged toher.
The gallantry of the proceeding is that the
lady is nevci at fault, though, she lose the
jewelled giiv-rdon; it is the gentleman who
tails to catch the flying porcelain, under the
prescribed conditions, who has robbed her
of her reward, and not her own maladroit
ness. Simple as this little tour de farce
seems, it serves to create an immense deal of
fun. Sometimes so unskilfully would it be
despatched towards the intended cavalier,
th it it divided as it weie spontaneously into
three parts, and tho cup, the saucer and the
jewel were all in the air at once, to the in
finite dismay of Ihe gentleman on whom '.he
fate or the lady depended ; sometimes the
lady performed her part to the life, but the
tremhliuz lingers of the cavalier spoilt ali i
and sometimes the grasp he gave them was
so forcible aim stringent that the fragile por
celain gave way under the embrace, when
other vessels were called for and the game
was alive again. The emperor took his full
share in the pastime, and incurred also his
full sha.-e ol reproaches if he failed to exe
cute his expected devour; but his majesty
pirns Ins part remarkatiiy well, on such oc
casions, and seldom failed to respond if the
lai'y cast her missile with anything likeex-
Another pastime wa3 the familiar one of
passing the kerchief, and the Emperor and
his lords and princesses played it with as
much gusto as though they were really not
children of a larger growth."
Justariivcd from the tropics,
too ruddy cheeks, ted' lbs and eves bright
with health, struck me most; tho face and
features am too Mongolean; their forms are
full and tall, the ikiu lair : small, uncom
pressed, stockiugless feet and luxuriant hair.
and white and even teem, complete llie num
ber of (he charms of the young and unmar
ried; the married blacken their teeth and de
slroy other charms most ruthlessly, which I
first imagined proceeded from the jealousy
their lords; but subsequently, hearing
that a man's momentary dislike permits him
send away his wile, and that Japanese
dames may vie in renown with the burled
matrons of Republican Rome, 1 was at a
loss to guess a cause until I accidentally
heard that any official seeing a pretty woman
married to an interiorand wishing it, may
take her to his home as an additional wife,
hope that neither of these causes of divorce
common; indeed my walks in the coun
try led me eventually to think that l hey are
not usual, as l saw rosy d looming cnuureii
rushing out of almost every cottage door.-
"Will you have a Daily Sun?" said anews
to Jure, f arungton. : ", . :
Will I' have a daily eon! Why, Toil lit
scrapo-eraoe ! How Jare you insinuate
against a lone woman from bome I No in
deed I guess I, won't nave a tauy sou: . juy
- J . ...... .1 n Mrtnlni. . II- T. il
DOUl ucm liiau u iu luiiifiuii, sniuiij
u.hrn I nresented hiin with a vearlv son! ' A
daily Jn jpdeedl Begone you little upstart
imp? And the- bid woman .called for the
furkey-taU fan.to keep from swooning.
Halt PekcYasd Fabthibqs; Until the
of Xlim Edward lthe Eilelish penny
so deeply indented thatIt plight easily
broken and oai'ted.ion occasions, in two
pitU; these were called balf-per.ce or into
aur; thete were called iotn-lhingsf af things.
Like most other things, sleep has its un
poetical aspects. Indeed, few sleeper,
caught in the act, are poetical objects. Most
sleepers are quite the reverse. An Imogen,
such as Shnkspearo has painted her, dream
ing of Posthumous and better days to come,
ia not an every dor vision. A Christabel,
laid down in Iter loveliness, is not a type of
common-place humanity asleep. Of course
Imogen did no', snore nor utter inarticulate
gurgling sounds at periodical Intervals.
Of course Chrietabe! did not lie with her
mouth wide open, and an. expression of
hopeless vanity, "her face, O, call it not
fair, not pale ; " or twist her shape into non
descript postures, not to be told in rhyme or
explained by reason. But this Is what you
ordinary sleepers do They snore to the top
of their bent, and that, in some tempera
ment, is allimino. They utter broken mur
murs, most absurdly composed of hiding,
moaning and nasal constituents. They lie
gaping to an extent utterly incompatible
with tho sublime and beautiful. They are
to be seen, too, curled, or collapsed into po
sitions really worthy of study, as showing
i,0 pccentricities of ooies vfimlimiei nnnsf.
ble to tho human form, not less diversified
jjg), llmt jia8 remarN,d tiat tl,mHi a
, in li8 Wakoful moments may look as
pr()U(i Bnd B9 self-possessed as he pleases,-
though he may walk proudly, sit proudly, cat
his dinner proudly, though he may shave
himself with an air. of infinite superiority,
and, in a word, may show himself grand on
the most trifling occasions, he is reduced
ridiculous shills when once floored by the
great lcveler, Sleep. "Sleep plays the pet
rifying magician. He orrests the proudest
lord as well as tho humblest clown in the
most ludicrous postures ; so that if you can
draw a grandee from his bed without wa
king )iim, no limb-twisting fool in a panto
mino would create wilder laughter. The
toy with a string between its legs is hnrdly
posture-master more extravagant. Imag
ino a despot lifted up to the craze of his vol-
cis, with his eyes shut, his mouth open, his
,,anJ um,cr f, lt , .g 0 -f ,wj
Rm, . helplessly before him like
,Jiol, ft d' d , ,
' . .
leg stretched out, or both knees huddled up
together : what a scare-crow to lodgo ma
jestic power in ! " Few sleepers, in effect,
show to advantage alter they have come to
years of discretion ; it is only infancy and
early childhood that will bear examination
artistic studies of when tho
Maxims for Married Women.
Let every wife be nersuaded that there
are two ways of governing a family j the
lirst is, by the expression or that which will
belong to force the second, to the power
mildness, to. winch every strength will
yield. Une is the power ol the husband
wifo should never employ any other arms
than those. of gentleness. W hen a woman
accustoms herself to say, "I will," she de
serves to lose her empire.-
2, Avoid contradicting, your, husband.
When we smell a rose, it is to imbue the
sweets of odor : we likewise look for every
thing that is amiable in woman; ' Whoever
often contradicted, feels insensibly an
aversion ' for the person who contradicts,
which gains strength by time, and, whatever
may be her good qualities, is not easily de
3. Occupy your hours if only with house
hold affairs : wait till Votir husband confides
you those of hHier importance, and do
give your advice till he asks it.
4. Never takO it upon yourselt to bo a
censor of your husband's morals, and do not
read lectures to him. Let your preachings
a good example, nnd practice virtue your
self to make hiin in love with it. ;
b. Commend his attention by being ill
ways kind tS him; never 'exact anything,
you will obtain much ; appear well flat
tered with the little- he does tor you which
will incite, hint to perform more
All men are vain ; never wound his
vanity, not.even in the most trifling instan
ces. A wife may have more sense than her
husband, but she shcruld -tievor 'seem to
know it. .
7. When a man . gives .wrong counsel,
never make him feel that he has done so ;
lead him. on. by. degrees to what, is ra
tional, with mildness and gentleness ; when
is convinced, lqave J'im to the merit of
found out what is just and reason a-,
f , :j
8. When a husband, is.out of temper, be
have- obligingly to him ; if he is abusive,
never retort ; and , never prevail over him to
humble him.- ' :, -
9. Choose well your friends have but
few, and be careful of following their .advice
Id.' Cherish neatness . without, luxury.
and pleasure without, excess; dress with
taste, particularly, with .modesty t vary in
fashions of your dress, especially as regards
colors. It gives a change to -the ideas, and
recalls pleasing recollections. Such things
may appear trifling, but they are of more
importance than is imagined
11. Never, be cautious to pry into your
husband's concerns, . but obtain his conh
dence at all times by that which you repose
turn.. , Always preserve order and econ
omy, avoid being qut of temper, and be care
never to scold ; by these means he will
his own house pleassnter than any oth
er. .-'- ; .
13. Seem always to - obtain information
him, especially before company, tho'
may pass yourself fur a simpleton. ;
13, Never forget that a wife owes all her
Importance to that of her husband.,- Leave
entirely master of bis own actions, to go
come when he thinks fit.. . A wife ought
-make her. company .amiable to her. hus
band, that he will not be able to exist with
out it ; then he will jiotaeek pleasure abroad,
she do not partake of it with him. ,' ,
PnoEBTTs, - What a NambI The mar
f Miss Polly Schrecongoat is announ
ced in a Western, paper ; and we perceive
bicher has a letter advertised in the Cincin
nati post office. .' - .'' : -J -"J ;";
A Frenctwomantalksaireat more
tbansha thinks-aivn(rrish wOTnanthrnks a
greatHeal mora than she. talks. " s ;
News, Wit and Sentiment.
A Good Wife.
In the eility-fourlh year or his age,' Dri
Calvin Chapin wrote of his wife: "My do'
meslie enjoyments have been, perhaps, as
near perfection as the human coudition per.
mils. Shemadaniv home to me the pitas
antesl spot on earth! And now that she il
gone my worldly loss is perfect." How ma
nya poor fellow would be saved from suicide)
from the penitentiary and the gallows, ef,
cry year, had he been blessed with inch' t
wife. "She made home to me the pleasant
est spot on earth." What a grand tribute to
that woman's love and piety, and common..
sense. Rather different was the testimony,
of an old man sonic three years ago, just be
fore he was hung. "I didn't intend lo kill
my wile, but she was a veiy aggravating'
woman." Let each wife enauire. Which.-
You mo America has generally been sup-
posed, heretofore, to bn about the fastest spe
cimen of a young gentleman of ten years of
age yet invented. But, il a correspondent ,
writing from Jerusalem is to be believed, be ,
will have to succumb to the Jews:
"On makir.g a call the other day at the'
house of an American missionary, in Jeru- :
salem, I saw a little boy in tin Turkish cos
tume, silting on a sofa. My first thought!
wis, 'What an enormous turban the boy has
on;' and my second, 'How very small lie is!'
Judge of my surprise when I found he was a ,
husiiaiid, being little more than ten years
old, and Iiis wile not nine! Truly, this is '
beginning life young. Anil this reminds me '
that a friend of ours saw an Armenian lady '
in Alexandria, who, although but twenty-;
six years of age, was a grand-mother!"
Gcx.Pif.rcc is the first president of the 1
United States who has uniformly declined i
to drink wine with his guests and he i3 .
styled, in the Providence Transcript, a besot- "
ted drunkard, lie is the fust president since
Washington who has closed his house
against all visitors on '.he Sabbath; and he
is called a brawler, a ruffian, an enemy of '
religion, and a murderer.
Of James Buchanan, a correspondent of the
Puritan Recorder says;
He has good habits, a clear head, a steady -firmness
of mind, large experience, and a high, 1
and impartial spirit; a Presbyterian denom
inationally, lie is a regular church-goer, kind
(o ministers, and a firm believer in the ne
cessity of religion as conservative elementin -the
prosperity of the Republic.
Refcndiso the money. The New Orleans
Picayune states that the Kansas Relief :
Committee of that city lu,re concluded to re
luml llie money lo subscribers, as "the Gen
eral Government had taken in hand the set- ,
dement of Kansas difficulties, and any in- '
lerference on llie part of individuals would '
"Oh dear, Mr. Foster, vou iest w hen vou
say my baby is the handsomest baby jou '
have ever seen; you must be soft-soaping
"Well, Madam. I thought it needed bubo ..
of some kind."
Ak Awkwaho Mistakb. "As I was go-
nig, said an Irishman, "over the brieve tha -
other day, 1 met Pat Hewing; says I, -How-are
you?' 'Pretty well. 1 thank you, Dolley,'
says ne; -mats not my name, says I. Faith,
and no more is mine Hewings,' says he.
So we looked at each other, and faith it turn. '
ed out to be neither of us!"
Speaking of full pocket books, was there
ever a more forcible expression in the way -i
of a simile 1 "When I left Aim to coma to' .
York, my pocket-book was as full as a swell
ed cow in a wet clover pasture ; but when I"?
came away in the steamboat, a getting on 1
near hum agin, it looked jest as a helipbant
bad stomped onto it."
A youn2.1ady, liearinrjr it stated that b-ov-
ernmont, in this country, would in future ba .
carried on without parties, said, "Oh, dear! '
I hope not. If it comes to that I hope pa '
pa will take us to live on the Continent .
"So you sav your mother is verv'soor " .
said Mrs. Charitable: "Well, she is that,"
replied to beggar boy ; '.'she used to keep a
peanut sianu once, out she took in a count
terfcitone dollar bill and it broke her up, !
0The liar is the greatest fool ; but the .t
next greatest is ha who lolls all he knows.
A prudent reticence is the highest practical'"19
wisdom. Silence has made more fortunes "
than the most gifted eloquence; . i i.-i . :i
: The Diffeeesce. Young girls like balfav
young men like belles . brokers like,bill,i '
topers, liko bowls, and cardinals like bulls ;
by changing a vowel, all tastes are suited.
- - - i , t'i T'? .
An illiterate person once sent a nou! to a
waggish friend, requesting the loan of his:
noosr paper, and received in return his friend's
marriage certificate! - t - i
Afashionablo lady's dress is like a Lord.
Mayor's dinner, it mnv ha Hoflnl.,, ;,.
ay or 's dinne
- , ' V . - - .. - un
r A lady neyer knows how young she looks
until she bas had her portrait painted.
' A wise 'lady-has aaid,-''if a woman would 1
have the world respect her husband ha
must set the example.' --.
Stbay Shot It is With Ideaa a Mi,r
pieces of monev. those of thn ) v.i.
generally circulate the most. . ,
i , ' ' n i ; -'"k '
IfjirUn the- next Conirri
states that have voted.tbera is a DAmi. :
ic gain o thirty-eight votesr v,
RestjrbeciiokA. sudden waking front ;
a quiet dream. . : ; , ' JA
' GaAva Ap'ace of rest when ends UfeV i
weary day; : a-.'.., r . ,
..r . . I,,,) i ( ', .
'1HMerrget drunk and lay the lauit'oQ the i '
wine! ', .,"'-' .'"" "''
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J Fame is like a. rivers saowest whsrsit:
birtliplace is, and broadest afar off.