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'b: ir.i'. d Catalogue, containing
! over.uO'SSoiit'.icrnms who lnve
i-r- ui-im; the 'tiefl' Piano.
CHAG. fl. STIEFF,
r-.-n:!-. No. '.i North Lilii!;-tv 1st .
' ' w 10 (Jan, den St., and 45 & 47
Si. June 13,-tf.
Dr. J. Walker's California Yin
Ogar Uiltei'S aro a purely Ycgctablo
preparation, niado cbicily from tbo na
tive herbs found on tbo lower ranges of
the Sierra Nevada mountains of Califor
nia, the- medicinal properties of which
are extracted therefrom without tbo use
of Alcohol. Tbo question is almost
daily asked, ""What is tbo causo of tbo
unparalleled success of Yixegar Bit
ters?"' Our answer is, that they remove
the causo of disease, and tbo patient re
covers hi3 health. They aro the great
Llood purifier and a life-giving principle,
a perfect Renovator and Invigorator
of tbo system. Never before in tbo
history of tho world has a mcdicino been
compounded p3sess'nS tho remarkable
qualities of Yi.vkgau Bitters in bealin? tho
sick of every disease man i3 heir to. They
aro a gentlo Purgative as well a3 a Tonic,
relievbi; Congestion or Inflammation of
tho Liver and Visceral Organs hi Bilious
The properties of Dn. Walker's
Yr.vEGA- Bitters are Aperient, Diaphoretic,
Carminative, Nutritions, Laxative, Diuretic,
Sedative, Connter-Irritant Sudorific, Altera
tive, and Anti-Bilious.
It. II. McDOJSALU & CO..
iTr.pprislii anil fJon. Afrta.. San Francisco, California,
and our. of Washinjrton and CharlUra Ms.. K. V.
Solil by all Druggists and Dealjers.
The only known remedy for
Ani) a positive remedy for
GOUT, GRAVEL. STRICTURES, DIABE
TES. DYSPEPSIA, NERVOUS
Ncn-retention or Incontinence of Urine, Ir
ritation. Iaflamation or Ulceration of the
BLADDER & KIDNEYS,
. , ,i.'-3. uiseases of the Pros
trate Gland, Stone in the Badder;
Crlctilits Gravel or Brickdust Deposit and
Mucus or Milky Discharge.
'rianentlv Cures all Diseases of the
1'.ldDER, KIDXEVS. AND DROPSICAL
-x 2 in Men, Women and Childrfn,
fV-' NO MATTER WHAT THE AGE.
'Prof. Steele says : i: One bottlo of Kear
ney's Fr.id Extract Buchu is worth more
than all other Buchus combined."
Price, One Dollar per Bottle, or Six Bot
tles for Five Dollars.
Depot, 104 Duano St., New York
A Physician in attendance to answer cor
resiior,der:ca and "ive advice gratis.
2' Seed Stamp for Pamphlets, free.
Nervous and Debilitated
OF BOTH SEXES.
ItoCharijefor Adiiec end ConsuUchon.
Dr. J B. Dyott, graduate of Jefferson
Medical College, Philadelphia, author of
.sevpijii valuable works, can be consulted on
ail dweases of Ihe Sexual or Urinary Or
gans, (which he has made an especial
study) either in male or female, no matter
from what car.se o iin&tins or of how long
standing. A practice of .10 years enables
him to treat diseases with cuccess. Cures
guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Those
at a distance can forward lettes describing
symptoms and enclosing stamp to prepay
Send for Ihe Guide to Health. Price 10c.
J. B. DYOTT, M. D.,
Phy.-ichin and Surgeon,104 Duane St., N. ,-
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Turbine Wato AVlicel..
Poolo &z Umii,
Manufacturers for the South and Southwest.
Nearly "000 now in use, working under hsads
viryinc from 3 to 240 feet! 24 sizes,
from ? to inches.
The most powerlul Wheel in the Market.
And most economical in use of Water.
Large illustrated Pamphlet seut p03t free.
MANUFACTURERS, ALSO, OF
Portalil'' and Stationary Steam Engines and
Boilers, Haueock & Wilcox Patent Tubulous
Boiler, Ehaugh's Crusher for Minerals, Saw
and (iiist Jlills, Flouring Mill Machinery,
.Machinery lor White Lead Works nnd Oil
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PARTMENTS. Entire average expenses, $200 pier year.
Fall Term begins October 5th, 1S74. Ad
dress, lor Catalogue,
S. HASKELL, A. M., Principal,
Aug. ll.-3rn. Wilson, N. C.
M early all diseases originate from Iuaipc-.
lion HBd Torpidity of this Liver, and .relief i
alwjye anxiously sought aft-.r. If the Liver
is lli-gulated in its action, health is almost in
variably 6e iu ed. Want of action in the Liv
er causes Headache, Constipation, Jaundice,
I'ain in the Shoulders, Cou-h, Chills, Dizzi
ivss, Sour Stomach, bad Uste in the mouth,
Mii. .-us attacks, palpitation oi the heart, de
ptesioii oi spirits, or the Mues, and a hun-dri-d
other symptoms, for which SIMMONS'
L1VEK KEGULATOK is the best remedy
tli it has ever been discovered. H acts mildly,
ctlbetually, and bcin"; a simple vegetable
compound, can do no injury in any quantities
that it may be taken. It is harmless in every
wav ; it has been nstd for 40 years, and hun
dreds of the good and great from all parts of
the conrtry will vouch lor its being the pu
rest and best.
Is no drastic violent medicine.
Is sure to cure it tak?n regularly.
I no intoxicating beverage.
Is i: Multless family medicine.
Is the cheapest medicine in the world.
Is -ivir.i with :,afety and the happiest results
to the most delicate infaut,
llo. s not interfere with busiuess.
Vo'if not disarrange the system.
Takes the place, of Quinine and Bitters of
Contains the simplest remedies.
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Piedmont Air-Line Railway.
RICHMOND & DANVILLE, RICHMOND
& DANVILLE R. W.. N. C. DIVIS
ION, AND NORTH WEST
ERN N. C. K. W.
CONDENSED TIME TABLE
In effect on aud after Monday, Aug. 10, 1871.
, Leave Charlotte 7.45 p. m. 8.S5 a.m.
: Air-Line Jct'n, 8.15 " 8.56 "
I " Salisbury, 10.44 " 10.54 '
Greensboro' 2.15 a.m. 1.15 p.m.
" Danville. 5.13 " 3.36 "
! " Dundee,' 5.25 " 3.48 "
I ': Burkvil'e,' ' -11.30
i Arrive at Richmond,' 2,22 P. M. 11-04 "
1.38 p. m.
12.20 a. m.
11.04 p. m .
2.07 a. m.
1.21 r. m.
" Air-Line Jnct'n.G. 15
Arrive at Charlotte, G 22
L've Greensboro', S 2.15 a.m. dArr.ll.15A m
Co. Shops, e. 4.00 " 10.00"
" Raleigh, a. 8.10a.m. S 5.41 "
Arr. at Goldsboro.l 10.50 " L've 2.G0p.m
IIORTH WESTERN S. C. P.. K-
Leave Greensboro 2.00 A M
Arrive at Salem 3.30 "
Leave Salem 9.20 p M
A-rive at Greensboro 11.15 "
Passenger train leaving Raleigh at 5.41
i . M., connects at Greensboro' with the
Northern bound train ; making the quickest
time to all Northern cities. Price of Tick
ets same as via other routes.
Trains to and from points East of Greens
boro' connect at Greensboro' with Mail
Trains to or from points North or South.
Trains daily, both ways.
On Suudavs Lynchburg AccotnmodAliom
leave Richmond at 9.00 A. M., arrive at
Burkeville 12.43 P. M., leave Burke'dle 4.35
A. M., arrive at Richmond 7.58 A M.
Pullman Talace Cars on aU night trains
between Charlotte and Rjroond, (without
For further inforir-"'0" aI"esa i
&. h. ALLEN,
Gen'l Ticket Agent,
" Greensboro, N. C.
T M R "-LC0TT' ' -jpneer
& Gen'l Superintendent.
TnE residence of Mrs. M. E. Lewis,
with about four acres of land. .lla
The house contains eight rooms. On
the lot are KITCHEN, SERVANT'S HOUSE,
DAIRY, SMOKE HOUSE, GREEN HOUSE
and STABLES, all in good repair. This
being situated in the pleasantest part of the
8T The FURNITURE will be disposed
oi privately. .
Apply to " M. WEDDELL & CO.
larboro', March 13, 1874. tf.
V vf SJmJ wanted everywhere. Par
ticulars free. A. H. Blaib & Co., St. Louis,
CSsaSSSt tr.l lI " a f
' i n o s .Ss3 $z -
TARBORO', N. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER
Kisstos, N. C , May 20 1374. ;
Messrs. Caiver rotker$ .-We eherf ullj
grant you permission to aw owr BAmea ts
you see primer, in .wnnumdatiaa of your
" Farmer Cooking tbve,1' for w legard it
as being altogether th. bei ooeking store
in use, and is all that is desirable in a store,
for it is simple in coBSlrnetion, bas no dam
pers or flues to born -eat, and bakes quick
nnd beautifully We bespefik for yon ;
liberal patronage from our neighbors aal
friends, beerinS, as we do, that none wbo
purchase one of these stove wiHtw regret1
it, but will consider it a rare prize. Your
enterprise merits success and we bope you
will attain it.
James T. Askew, Ji.Tk taylor,
W. II. Worth, R. B. totter,
J. C. Harufield, 15. F. Wjggint,
J. J. Moore, J. L. Nelsea,
W. T. Hill, ,Jeo Hardee,
Mrs. Susan Bell, John C. Wooten, Sr.,
J. C. Pridgen, Dr. It W. Wooten,
W. H. Cunningim, sr., Edward Rouse,
S. C. Suss, Mrs. M. 8. Becton,
J. E. W. Sugs, Jarman Becton,
T. C. Oruioud, Nathan McDaniel,
A. Moseley, Geo. W. McDaniel,
Geo. Kilpatrick, .lohu C. Woolen, Jr.,
Daniel Taylor, Joseph Ballard,
Calvin House, Curtis Heath,
Richard C. Hill, D. II. Harrison,
Mrs. M. J. Phillips, Simpson Harper,
Needliarn Moore, Jesse Harper,
John Tnll, Allen Sutton,
L. II. Aldri.ige, Wm. E. Hill,
J. P. Taylor, E. W. Hill.
Lenoir Couxty, N. C,
Superior Court. J
1, Wm. W. N. Hunter, Clerk of said Court,
certify lhat the foregoing list contaiaa the
names of respectable citizens of this and ad
joining counties, and that their statement as
above is entitled to full faith and credit
Witness my hand and official seal
seal. at office in Kinston, N. C, May 20,
1874. W. W. H. Hcster,
July 10, 1874.-2m. Clerk.
VITE are receiving a large lot of Bagging
M and Arrow Ties which we offer to onr
friends at low prices.
50 Bbls. Pork.
6 Hhds. Bacon.
100 Bbls. Flour.
100, Bags Shell Lime.
We are Agents for the
Taylor. Cotton Gin,
AM) TUJ5 .
S. 8. NASH & CO.,
Wholesale Grocers and Com. Merchants.
Tarboro', Aug. 14. tf
mHE nndersiened takes pleasne in inform.
X ing Jthe public that be has established
In V llliamston a large and nrst-ciass
Livery, Sale and Exchange
at which he is prepared to board horses by
the day, wees or monta. navmg a gooa
stock of horses always m hand, he will sell
or exchange on reasonable terms. He will
also send nassenEreri about the country at
moderate rates. Drovers will always find at
his Stables ample accommodations.
JAMES M. L. 8ITERSON,
Williamston, N. C.
P. S. Any person communicating with him
can have a cr-veyance sent to any part de
sired. l. M. li. B.
Jan. SO, 1874. ly.
Manhood: How Lost, How
Just published, a new edition
of Dr. Culverwell's Celebrated
Essav on the radical cure (with
out medicine) of Spermatorrhoea or Semi
nal Weakness, Involuntary Seminal Losses,
Impotency, Mental and Phisical Incapacity
Impedimenta to Marriage, etc.; also. Con
sumption, Epilepsy and Fits, induced by
self-indulgence or sectnal extravagance, &c.
Price, in sealed envelope, only six cents.
The celebrated author, in this admirable
Essay, clearly demonstrates, from a thirty
years' successful practice, that the alarming
consequences of self-abuse may be radically
cured without the dangerous use of internal
medicine or the application of the knife;
pointing out a mode of enre at once simple,
certain, ana etiectnai, by means of which
every sufferer, no matter what his condition
may be, may cure himself cheaply, private
ly, and radically.
Ljr I his Lecture should be in the hands
of every youth and every man in the land.
bent under seal, in a plain envelope, to
any address, post-paid, on receipt of six cents
or two post stamps.
Address the Publishers,
CIIAS. J. C. KLINE & CO..
127 Bowery, New York ; Post Office Box,
4iJo. jy 3i-tf.
Bank of New Hanover,
Wilmington, IV. C.
Capital & Surplus, $350,000
BRANCH AT TARBORO', N. C.
M. WEDDELL, Pres't. 3. D. CUJOtrSG, Oata'r
Matthew Weddell, John 8. Dancy,
Fred. Philips, John NorfleeL
W. G. Lewis, Elisha CromwelL
This Bank tranacts a general banking bus
iness. Collects in any part of the United
states. .Buys ana sens uoid, silver, Hi
change, Old Bank Notes and Stocks.
Feb. 20, 1874. ly.
THE undersigned especially calls attention
to the citizens of Tarboro' and surround
ing country to the fact that he has just open
ed on Main street, opposite Howard's Drug
Grocery and Bar Room,
where he will keep supplied with any thing
in the Grocery line, and also the choicest of
Liquors in his Bar. Give me a call.
S. L, MOORE.
Tarboro', 10, 1374. tf.
FRIDAY, : ! : : SEPT. 18. 1874
J0H AND I.
Come, Joht said I, cheerfully,
it really ia time to go : if you stay
any longer. I tshall be afraid to
come down anif lock the door after
My fiiitori rose a proceeding
that always reminded me of the
genius emerging, irom tne copper
Tessei, as lio meagRr feet three
and stood looking reproachfully
down upon me.
You aro in a great hurry to get
rid of me,' he replied.
Now I didn't agree with him, for
he had made his usual call of two
hours and a half; having, in country
phraae, taken to 'sitting up with
me to literally that 1 was frequent
ly at my wit's end to suppress the
yawn that 1 knew would bring a
troop rushing after it.
He was a fine, manlylookinc
fellow, this John Oranford, old for
his age which was the rather boy
ish period of twenty two and every
way worthy ot being loved. Uut I
didn't love him. I was seven years
his senior; and when, instead of
letting the worm of concealment
prey on his damask cheek, he ven
tured to tell his love for my mature
self, I remorselessly seized an Eng
lish Prayer-book, and pointed
sternly to the clause, A man may
not marry his grandmother.' That
was three years ago; and I added,
encouragingly, Besides, John, you
are a child, and don't know your
if a man of nineteen doesn't
know his own mind,' remonstrated
uy lover, 4 1 would like to know
who should. But Ijwill wait for you
seren years, if you say so fourteen,
as Jacob did for Rachel'
You forget,' I replied, laughing
at his way of mending matters,
that a woman does not, like wine,
improve with age. Buc seriously,
Jonn, this is absurd; you are a nice
boy, and I like you but my feel
ings toward you are more like those
of a mother than a wife.'
The boy's eyes flashed indignant
ly; and lxe I oould divine his
.j ' . . . . ...
intention no naa lined me from the
Ipol where XstPfxl; and carried me,
infant fashion, to tho Enf, nt fK
other end of the room.
I could almost find it in my
heart to shake you !, he muttered,
as he set me down with emphasis.
This was rather like the court
ship of William of Normandy, and
matters promised to be quite excits
Don't do that again,' eaid I,
with diginity, when 1 had recovered
Will you marry me?' asked
John, somwhat threateningly.
4 Not just at present,' I replied.
The great, handsome fellow,'
I thought, as he paced the floor
restleessly, 'why couldn't he fall in
love with some girl of fifteen, ins
tead of setting his affections on an
old maid like me ? I don't want the
boy on my hands, and I won't haye
As to you being twentysix,'
pursued John, in answer to my
thoughts, 'you say it's down in the
family Bible, and I suppose it must
be so; but no one would believe it;
and I don't care if you're forty.
You look like a girl of sixteen, and
you are the only woman I shall ever
Oh, John, John ! at least five
millions of men have said that same
thing before in every known lan
guage. Nevertheless when you fairly
break down and cry, I 'relent for
I am disgracefully soft-hearted
and weakly promise then and there
that I will either keep my own name
or take yours. For love is a very
dog in the manger, and John look
ed radiant at this concession. It
was a comfort to know that if he
could not gather the flower himself,
no one else would.
A sort of family shipwreck waf
ted John to my threshold. Our
own household was sadly broken
up, and I found myself comparative
ly young in years, with a half-invalid
father, a large house and very
little money. What more natural
than to take boarders ? And among
the first were Mr. Cranford, and
his son, and sister, who had just
been wrecked themselves by the
death of the wife and mother in a
foreign land one of these sudden,
unexpacted deaths that leave the
survivors in a dazed condition, be
cause it is so difficult to imagine
the gay worldling who has been
called hence in another state of
M. Cranford was one of my ad
mirations from the first. Tall,
pale, with dark hair and eyes, he
reminded me of Dante, only that
he was handsome: and he had such
a general air of knowing everything
worth knowing (without the least
pedantry, however), that I was
quite airaia ot mm. lie was evi
dently wrapped up in John, and pa
tient with his sister which was
asking quite enough of Christian
charity under the sun, for Mrs
Shellgrove was an unmitigated
nuisance. Such a talker ! babbls 1
ing of her own and her brother's
affairs with an equal indiscretion, j
and treating the latter as though
he were an incapable infant.
They staid with us three years,
and during that time I was fairly
persecuted about John. Mrs. ShelK
grove wrote me a letter on the sub
ject, in which she informed me that
the whole family were ready to '
receive me with open arms a pros
pect that I did not find at all allur
ing. They seemed to have set
their hearts upon me as a person
peculiary fitted to train John in
the way he should go. Every thing,
1 was iL3, depended on his getting
the right kind of wife.
A special interview with Mr.
Cranford, at his particular request,
touched me considerably.
' I hope,' said he, 'that you will
not refuse my boy, Miss Edna. He
has set his heart so fully upon you,
and you are every thing that I
could desire in a daughter. I want
some one to pet. I feel aadjy
lonely at times, and I am sure that
you would just fill the vacant niche.'
I drew my hand away from his
caress, and almost felt like hating
John Cranford. Life with him
would bejone of ease andtluxury,but
1 decided 1 would rather keep
Not long after this the Cranfords
concluded to go to housekeeping,
and Mrs. Shelgrove was in her
glory. She always came to lunchs
eon now in her bonnet, and gave
us minute details of all that had
been done and talked of about the
house in the last twenty-four hours.
' It is really magnificent.' said
she, lengthening each syllable.
' Brother has such perfect taste;
and he is actually furnishing the
library, Miss Edna, after your sug
gestion. You see, we look upon
you quite as one of the familv.'
That is Yery good of you,' I re
plied, shortly; 'but 1 certainly have
no expectation of ever belonging
Mrs. Shellgrove laughed as
though I had perpetrated an excels
' Young ladies always deny these
things, of course; but John tells a
1 rattled the caps and saucers
angrily: and my thoughts floated
off not to John, tut to John s lather,
sitting lonely in the library furnish
J after my suggestion. Wasn't it,
after all my uuty to marry the
family generally ?
The house was finished and
moved into, and John spent his
evenings with me. 1 used to get
dreadfully tired of him. He was
really too devoted to be at all xos
terestmg, and I had reached that
state of feeling that, if summarily
oraerea to taice my cnoice octween
him and the gallows, I wouid have
prepared myself for 'hanging with
a sort of cheerful alacrity. i
I locked the door upon John on
the evening in question, when I had
finally got rid of him, with these
feelings in full force; and I meditat
ed while undressing on some des
perate move that should bring mat
ters to a crisis.
But the boy had become roused
at last. He too had reflected in the
watches of the night; and next day
I received quite a dignified letter
from him, telling me that business
called him from the city for two or
three weeks, and that possibly on
his return I might appreciate his
devotion better. I felt inexpressi-.
bly relieved. It appeared to me
the most sensible move that John
had made in the whole course of
our acquaintance, and I began to
breathe with more freedom.
Time flew, however, and the
three weeks lengthened to six with
out John's return. He wrote to me,
but his letters became somewhat
constrained; and I scarcely knew
what to make of him. If he would
only give me up, I thought; but I
felt sure that he would hold me to
that weak promise of mine, that I
should either, become Edna Cran
ford or remain Edna Carrington.
' Mr. Cranford' was announced
one evening, and I entered the par
lor fully prepared for an overdose
of John, but found myself confront
ed by his father.
He looked very grave: and in
stantly I imagined all sorts of things
and reproached myself for my cold
John is well V I gasped, finally.
Quite well,' was" the reply, in
such kind tones that I felt 6ure
there was something wrong.
What it was I cared not, but
poured forth my feelings to my
' He must not come here again V
I exclaimed. ' I do not wish to see
him. Tell him so, Mr. Cranford !
tell that I had rather remain Edna
Oarrington, as he made me promise,
than to becomeEdna Cranford.'
And he made you promise this?'
was the reply. " The selfish fel
low ! But, Edna what am I to do
without the little girl 1 have been
expecting ? I am very lonely so
lonely that I do not see bow I can
give her up.
1 glanced at him, and the . room
seemed swimming aronnd every
thing was dreadfully unreal. I
tried to sit down, and was carried
to the sofa.
'Shall it be Edna CarrinErton or
Edna Cranford ?' he whispered.
' You need not break your promise
' Edna Cranford,' 1 replied, feel
ing that I had left the world entire
ly, and was in another sphero of
If the thought crossed my mind
that Mr. Cranford had rather
cheerfully supplanted his son, the
proceeding was fully justified during
the visit which I soon received from
that young gentleman. I tried to
make it plain to him that I did him
no wrong, as 1 had never professed
to love him, though not at all sure
that 1 wouldn i luvi,. cue suaviug
threatened on a previous occasion,
and I endeaavored to be as tender
as possible, for I really felt sorry
To my great surprise, John
' Well, this is jolly !' he exclaim
ed 'And I'm not a villain, after all.
What do you think of her, Edna ?'
He produced an ivorytype in a
rich velvet case a pretty, little,
blue-eyed simpleton; she looked like
' Rose,' he continued ' Rose
Darling; the name suits .her,
doesn't it ? She was staying at my
uncle's in Maryland that's where
I've been visiting, you know and
she's such a dear little confiding
thing that a fellow couldn't help
falling in love wiih her. And she
thinks no end of me, you see says
she's quite afraid of me, and all
John knew that I wasn't a bit
afraid of him; but I felt an elderly
sister sort of interest in his happi
ness, and never liked him so well
as at that moment. And this was
the dreadful news that his father
had come to break to me, when his
narrative was nipped in the bud by
my revelations, and the interview
ended in a far more satisfactory
manner than either of us had
So I kept my promise to John, after
all, and as Miss Rose kept hers, he
is now a steady married man,
very agreeable son-in.law.
One who has never traveled upon
the ocean expects to nnd it some
what thickly populated. He thinks
of the vast travel and traffic that
goes over the waters, and he i3
ready to imagine that tho grat
deep is alive with its hurrying to
and fro of the nations. lie reads
of lands 'where commerce whitens
every sea,' and he is ready to think
that the ocean itself is as full of sails
as the harbor of some mighty me
tropolis. But he finds his mistake.
As he leaves the land the ships be
gm to disappear. As he goes on
his way they soon all vanish, and
there is nothing about him but the
blue sea and blended skv. Some
times he may meet or overtake
solitary ship during the day; but
then, again, there will be many
days when not a single sail will
cross the horizon. There are spaces
measured by thousands of miles,
over which no ship has ever passed
The idea of a "nation's commerce
whitening every sea," is the wildest
tancy. It all the ships that have
ever been built were brought to
gether in a single fleet they would
nil but a hand s breadth ot the
ocean. The space, therefore, that
man and his works occupy on the
sea is as small in extent as the hold
on it by his power is slight and
superficial. Both together are as
nothing. Ihe ocean covers three
fourths of the surface of the globe,
and by far the greater part of this
Yast expanse is and ever had been
entirely Free irom his presence and
Springing Out of Bed.
Dr. Hall docs not approve of the
old doctrine which was formerly
instilled into the minds of children,
that they should spring out of bed
the instant they awake in the
morning. He says that " up to
eighteen years every child should
be allowed eight hours sleep, but
time should be allowed to rest in
bed, after the sleep is over, until
they feel as if they had rather get
up than not. It is a very great
mistake for persons, old or young
especially children and feeble or
sedentary persons to bounce out
of bed the moment they wake up;
all our instincts shrink from it, and
freely kick against it. Fifteen or
twenty minutes spent in gradually
waking up, after the eyes are open
ed, and in turning over and stretch
ing the limbs, do as much good as
sound sleep, because the operations
set the blood in motion by degrees,
tending to equalize the circulation ;
for duriDg sleep the blood tends to
stagnation, the heart beats feebly
and slow, and to shock the system
by bouncing up in an instant and
sending the blood m overwhelm
ingly quantities to the heart, caus
ing it to assume a gallop, where
the instant before it was in a creep
ia the greatest absurdity. This
instantaneous bouncing out of bed
as soon as the eyes are open wil
be followed by weariness long be
Success in Life.
Perhaps the first and great re
quisite to perfect siteec. in life i
to be fully periurded in mind what
is the object you wish to attain.
Many make their first false step by
a wavering, uncertain beginning.
Not quite sure what their true aim
s, they waste precious time and
acquire habits that will unfit them
or any patient, continuous or en
Success must depend, in a crreat
degree, upon the determination to
concentrate one s .self upon some
Ihe object of one's amcition,
then, fully and unchangeably decid-
perseverencc, punctuality and hon
esty should be pursued. There is
no royal road to success ; for
though, as David Copperfield has
told us, some happy talent and
some fortunate opportunity may
form the two sides of the ladder on
which men mount, the rounds of the
adder must bo made of stuff to
stand wear and tear.
For the first round there is per
haps no better substitute than per
severance perseverence that will
ead one to work, to go over the
same dull routine of what is often
merely mechanical and uninterest
ing to labor. It is doubly needed
at the commencement ot business,
for here concentrate all the great
obstacles that impede the way, so
that it ohen seems that tho first
third is the only really difficult por
tion of the road to success.
Punctuality, though seemingly
ranking among the lesser virtues,
its absence will occasion as great
evils aa many a graver fault, and
it cannot be dispensed with in any
of the departments of life. The
professional man is ruined without
it, and in a business man its ab
sence cannot be tolerated.
Honesty is, i from selfish mo
tives only, the best policy. Hon
esty that will lift a man not only
above a dishonest act, but a mean
act, or unworthy motive ; honesty
that will extend into all his deal
ings, that will allow no shuffling or
shirking of duty, no appearance oi
wealth not actually possessed, no
extravaganoe of living for himself
or family that may not strictly and
knowingly be allowed, without do
triment to himself or his business,
or without injury to others.
Ihcse qualities combined win
form a strength of character suffi
cient to overcome obstacles, and to
insure success mlileiu any of its
diverse pursuits. They can never
be dispensed with.
Were the Egyptians Negroes.
Astounding as it may appear,
there are those who make such u
pretence. If it could be demonstra-.
ted, it would prove that the negro
is capable of taking rank amon'thc
greatest of mankind. But demons
tration is just the other way. The
providentially conferred art of
embalming, which the Egyptians
possessed to a perfection equalled
by no other people, has settled the
whole question. Of all the millions
ot mummies taken from the pyra
mids, not one has the negro con
formation, or any of his physical
peculiarities. A writer who assis
ted in excavating the mummy of a
young lady of seveuteen, supposed
to be the daughter of the High
Priest of that Pharoah under whom
Joseph ruled, says she was in almost
as perfect a condition as if she had
lately died, with small hands and
feet, and hair a yard long. The
same author bears testimony to the
fact that all the other mummies he
ever saw had the distinguishing
characteristics of the white race,
and expresses the opinion that
Providence endowed the Egyptians
with the art of embalming ir. order to
preserve an enduring testimony that
they did not belong, as fanatics
would afterwards assert, to the
Many persons have often no
ticed the extreme difficult encoun
tered in lighting the fire of a stove,
The stove at first won't draw ; even
vigorous " blowing " will not suf-,
fice ; and then, when it does start
it is with a sort of explosion or
outward rush of air, which fills the
room with smoke and gas, oftcn
times puffing the unpleasant fumes
in the face of the operator. The
trouble is caused by the difficulty
encountered in overcoming the in-,
ertia of the long column of air in
the pipe or chimney by the small
column of air that can be forced up
through the interstices of the wood
and coal, at the bottom of which
the fire is kindled. All this may
be remedied by simply putting a
few shavings or bits of dry paper
on the top of the wood or coal, and
first lighting that. Jt immediately
bursts into a blaze, because the air
has perfectly free access to it from
all sides ; the heated air forces its,
way into the chimney and estab"'
lishes there an upward currehfV.
The match can then be applied to
the kindling under the fuel, which
will readily light, and, if dry, burst
into a brisk flame.