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A Country Wedding in France. No pnrt of France, with tlio exception of Itrittuiiy lini preserved it pntrinrclinl habits, national character, nnd ancient lorms cl' language, more thnii Touruino and Berry. Tho manners of tlio peoplo there nre i x ,rp liuly primitive, nucl vomo nl'tlit-ir ciicIuiiih ' irinus nud interesting. Tlie billowing lie "XHiht is from the pen of a modem ! retich Mriler of great power of observuliun anil "dcsciiplinu l The diiy before tlint appointed for tlio wedding, nt two o'clock in the ullcriiomi, the bond of mnsio iirnveil tlmt is to eey, tlio bamtine, nml tlio m ill Willi tliu triangle. At liiglulull, strange, preparations were begun, tlie piirty separating into two bunds; nml when darkness cosed in, they proceeded to tlie ceremony ol the livrett, ur present mak ing. 1'his took p1:irc nt tliu liotiso of the tiriilu Mrs. (Jtiilli'iiit'i cottage. Tlio good wo man look with her her daughter H dozen young mid pretty pftstoiirelles, Mulic's Ii ionds and relative J two or three respectable mat rons, her neighbors, lr iiti-ii mix, quick of ru ly, and rigid guardians of nneient usages; then she selected n iloy.cn vigorous champi ons from her kiiiMiin ii mid tiicuds; nml lust ly, the old chmivreur or fluxihcsser ol' tlio porisb, a :n.'iii of eloquence und address il' vcr there win one. Tim tlaxdresser in particularly sceptical. Ho ami Hiioiher nunc limciiuunry, ol' whom wb shall speak presently, the gruve-tliggcr, iue always tlio tuprilt Juris ol" thn pluee. They nio vo ii 11 ii' ti in tnu habit ol' tiilkitijj of ghosts, nnd nru so well acquainted with nil tlm tricks of which these evil spirits nro ca pable, that tln-y scarcely fonr them nt nil. Il i-i especially in tliu night that till these worthies, grave-diggers, HaXilrcsNC.-s, mid ghosts, exercise their industry. It is in tliu ni''it also the lluxdrcsscr re Lilts hiii lament-jihli- stories. JJnt he is no moro limn llio aci'itoii addicted exclusively In the pleasure of inspiring his ntlditurg with feur; ho de light in raising n lungh ; nnd in jocose nml Ftntiinenlid hy turns, when hu come to speak of love nml Hymen. Hum tlio innn to collect und store up in memory Iho inout uiieirnt songs, and to hnnd them down to posterity ; and, lis nsniil, he was in tliu pros et t itislanco Iho person churned with the presentation ol' tliu wcddiug-gifls ut the litipti ds of Mario. Ah soon nil nil were assembled in the Iioii-p, the dooi'H nml window wero cloned wiih the grcutcet care; tlio very leiieomh shutter of tin) granary was liarrieaded ; pi. ii. La, trusscls, und tables were put lip across nil the points ol' egress, an il onu wns preparing to sustain a scige ; nml wilh in tin loiiiliculion reigned a solemn silence !' expectation, until Irom a distance were luur.1 singing, laughter, nnd tlie sound ol' lustm instruments. These wero tlio hridu ronih's liaml, Ciertnnin nt it head, accom panied hy his stoutest companion's, Iho irrnve di(,'cr, kinsliilk, liienda, und nervants, w in liirined a joyous nnd aolid rorttgt. Am tln-y nppio.iehud tlie? house, however, they slackened their pace, consulted toeth rr, nml were oilent. The young girls, shut up in the liunse, hail confined to llml little lint in tlio windows, through which they watched the processiuii ns it arrived, nnd (brined in order ol' buttle. A linn chilly r .in li.ll, which uddi'd to iho excitement ol' 1 1 id Munition, whilst a Im-ii lire crackled nnd bh.ed on the hearth within doors. Alariu would gladly havu shortened the incvituhJu tlotvnrcg ol' this statu ol' siege; shu diil not like Id sea her lieiiotlied dawtlling uhont in tlio wet and cold ; but she had no voice in tliu ulU.ir nay, shu had even to shureosleu ihly in iho cruelly of her companions. V hen tliu two camps were thus pitched in tlm luce of ouo another, a di.churge of lireuims from ilia party w ithout doors set nil Iho dogs in the neighborhood iu commo tion : those belonging to the house flew to the g ite, barking loudly ; nnd thu i i tliu chil dren, who.ii their mothers vainly endeavored to ipiiet, fell to crying uud tremhling ttith lenr. 'J'ho gruvo-digger, the hard and orator of llio hiidu-groom, now stationed iiiumulf before the door, nnd in n pitiahle voice began dialogue with the llax dresser. who was h tlm garret window over thu same door. 'iavt)-dig;er Hullo! my good lolks, my di-ar tieihUurs, lor mercy's uuke, open thu iour. t'laxilrcgscr Piny who may you bo nnd how rome you to lake thu liheiiy of calling us your dear neighbors ? Wo don't know )OU. CI. We nro honest folks in trouble Don't four u, my Iriendn, but bestow your iiosiiiaiiiy on us. J lie sleet lulls last, our leel4are ull frozen, and we have comu such ill-tam e that our shoes tiro worn out. The llnxdresser inquires sharply who they nre, nud receives vuriotis ridiculous answers. At length tlio besiegers say .' rave-digger Well, then, if you'll not ljleii to reimou, we shall enter hy 'liiree. I 'laxdresnor Try, il'jon like. Wo ore strong enough not m lur you ; und ns you urt iiifuleut, we shall not answer you uny more. .Si snjing (he flaxilrrsser slummed to the w icket Willi n bang, nud went down a ladder into Iho ruoui below. e then look Ilia bride elect by thu hand, ami ihe young folks joining them, ull fell to dancing, uud shout ing gaily, whilst Iho millions of the parly s ing null shrill voices, and amidst shouts of laughter, ut the peoplu oul.ide, who were ut tempting Iho assault. Thn besiegers, on llieir side, pretended ruge; they tiied their pistnl ut tlio doors, set llio lings harking, untied ihe shutters, Ihumiiud thu walls, uud titicied loud cries. Tlm garrison nt Inst seemed to manifest voini) desire lo cnpitulalu ; hut required as a 'ondilinii that thu opposite party should sing wing. . As soon us thu song w as begun, bowetcr, thu besieged replied w ith the sec- mi niie; nun so long us they were uhlo lo ilii I his, ihey wero sale. 'I ho Itvu unlago iuhIh were Iho best hands in tliu country lor n song and their stock seemed inexhiuislihlu, .ucs or twice iho' tlaxdresser inado u wry liice, (iowuud, and turned to the women with a disappointed look. The grave-digger aiig something so old that bis udversury had iiiirgott.'ii ii, or perhups lind never known it; bill instantly thu good woman took up thu burden of tlm song with a shrill voice, and helped their friend through his trouble. At ifeiijtll, the party of thu biidc, declared they would yield, provided Iho others olli red her i present worthy of her. Thereupon begun the song of iho ft'tJding-gifh, to an air ns oleum usj a church psalm, the moil oulsida Minting 1mm in um'son, and lha women an J ! swering from within in falsetto. lit twenty couplets ut least tho mm cnuniernto nil the vt cdiluig presents, nml the matrons nt length consent that ihe door should he opened. On this being arranged, the tlaxdresser instantly drew the wooden spigot which fastened the door on the inside the only fastening known in most of the dwellings in our village and the bridegroom's bund rushed iu, but not without a conduit; for thu lads who gairisoned Ihe place, even tho old tlaxdresser and the nu'-icnt villnco dames, considered it llieir duty lo defend the hearth. The invaders were armed it ti a goose stuck Upon a large iron spit, adorned with houipiets of straw uud ribbons nud to plant this at the fire was to gain possession of Iho hearth. l.very eflori w as of course mado to ntlain this object. Now came a veritable battle al though Ihe combatants did not come to UC luid blows, mid lough! without any aiigrr or ill-will, htit Ihey pressed nud pushed one another so clnsi ly, and there was so much emulation iu thu display of muscular power, that thu results might have been niuro seri ous lliiiu they appeared umidst the singing nnd laughter. 1'hn pour old llaxdresser, who lough! like n lion was pinned to the wall, and srpice.cd until hu could baldly get breath. Moro than onu hero was rolled iu Ihe dust, more than one hand was withdraw bleeding liom an attack on tho spit. These sports uru dangerous, nud in consequence of Iho occurence ol serious accidents, our peasants havu resolved to drop them. The enormous iron spit was twisted like n screw be lore it was at length flung across Ihe lire irons, nnd thu conquest achieved. There was how no lack of talk nnd laugh ter. I'.ach one exhibited the wounds hu had received ; but ns they wero iu many cases given by thu hand of n friend, nobody complained. The iiiatrous cleaned tnu stone Hour, nml order was re-established. Tho lahlu was covered with pitchers of new wine. When Ihey had all drunk together, clinking their glasses, nud bad taken breath, tho in idegi liom was led into Iho middle of ihe room; anil furnished with a ring, he hud to undergo u new liinl. During the contest, the biido had been concealed, w ilh Ihrto of her companions, hy her mother, her god-mother, and licr mints, who had seated Iho tour young girls on n bench, in a corner of Ihe room, nud cuvered them with a largo while cloth. Thu three girls hail been selected of the satnu heigh! ns .Marie; and this cloth veiling them from bead lo loot, il wus impossible lo dis tinguish one from another. Tho bridegroom was only allowed to touch tbeiii with tho tun ui ins sniieii, 10 iiomi out which iiu I ... i. i.: i. i.. . guessed to be his bride. If wrong, ho could not ihiucu with Ihu latter that evening, but only with the ouo he had selected iu trior. J he parly then separated, to reassemble ut eight o'clock the next morning. At tho appointed time, alter a breakfast ol milk-soup, wen peppered lo stimulate thu appetite lor thu tiuptii.l-leiist promised lo hu u rich tum uli iisteiuhled in thu farmyard. A journey ot several miles hail to lie perlorineil lo oil tain thu iiupii.il lietietlielioii. Ucrmuiii mounted the gray mure, which had been new shod nml decked with ribbons lor thu occa- siou ; Ihu bridu rndo behind him; whilst his brnther in-law, Jaccpie. wns mounted on Ihu old gray, with his grandmother. Thu ous culvuciidu set out, escorted by tb children on loot, who kept firing pistols nud making ihu horses start. JUrs. Muiincc, ihu mother, seated with the children mid Ihu village lid.llers in a cart, opened Iho proces- siou lo thu sound of Ihu III I It hand ol music, Al Ihe ceremony of ihe ojmndt, (Jeniiaiii, accoruiug iu custom, piacdl thu Utiitttnc mill is in say, Iliuteen pieces ot silver-ill Ihu hand ol his bride, uud slipped on her linger n silver ring ot n peculiar lorin, w hich had ex.sled unchanged lor ages, but w hich has now been replaced by the alliuiice d'or. We now comu lo thu third nud most cu rious day of the nuptials, which is is still strictly observed. As thu cermony of tho livcrceM is Ihe symbol of taking posset siou of thu heart nnd homo of the bride, that ol Ihe ciou is Ihe typo of ihu Iccuiidiiy of marriage. Alter breukliist the next morning, this per furnmuco commenced n custom of ancient Gallic origin, which became gradually u sort of mystery or morality of thu middle ages. Two lads disappear during Ihu breakfast, no uud dress themselves up, and then return, I'.ccompauied hy music, dogs, children, mid tiring ol pistols. 1 hey represent u couple ol beggars husband and wile covered with rags; they uro called tho giirdiuer and his wile ( jurdinitr uud ta jtmiiiiitre, mid give out tlmt they have tho charge mid iho culti vation of thu sacred cuhbage. Thu man's liico is bedaubed with soot nud wine-lees, or sometimes covered with u grotesque musk. A broken pot or mi old shoe, suspended lo his bell with a string, serves him lo beg lor and collect tho offerings of wine. No ouo refuses; and he pretends to drink, and then poms Iho wine on the ground, in token of filiation. u now Iciuhs lo hu tin.-v. nml "-. ii ;MI. his poor wiiu'runs alter hull, reiiroiie . our 1. 1... 1...1 1...1 ....I II. alter him, reproaching him pathetically am culling or help. A band-h urovv is now brought, 011 which is placed Ihu giudciiur, w ith u spudo, 0 cord, mid 11 largo basket. Four strong men carry him on their should ers. His with follows on loot, and thu old folks come alter with 11 grave uud pensive nil ; then the nuptial procession miiich two by two to Ihe measure of the music. Thu fil ing of pistols recooimuiifcH, Ihe dogs hark moro loudly than ever at thu sight of tliu gardncr thus homo iu Iriuiupli, ami the chil dren jeer him us hu passes. The procession arrives at llio bride's dwelling, uud enters lor tho idd lolks hold n council, each one pleading lor some li.vorito cabbage. Voles are taken ; nml when tho choice is made, the gardncr lies his cord round the stulk, nud retreats lo llio further end of tho garden, w hilst ihe other iicloi s in iho comedy- llio flaxdresser. Ihu L'ruve.flitiri.r. thn i.in-iif.nt.is ami Ihu shoemaker all stand round Iho cuhhngc. One digs n trench, advances, re cedes, makes a plan, sides ut Iho olbor llnoiieh a nair of .iie. in. l... .....I in .. " . ' .. 7 tilbur vurious dilhcultics and mummeries, lha gardener pulls Ihu cord, his wil'u spreads her apron , and tho rubhiigo lulls majestiely it Ihe hurrahs ol tho etiectators. Tho amid basket is l ieu brought, tho two gardeners plant Ihe the cubage in it with nil sorts of precautions; fie.h earlh is put round its root, it is propped with slicks, uud carefully lied up. Kosy apples on the end of sticks, brunches ol thyme, sage nud laurel are stuck nil round It, nnd the wholu is decked Willi ribbons nud streamers. Thu trophy is then 011 the hand barrow with the gar- denur, who has to hold it upright, nnd pre. vent any occulont. Justly, lha procession leaven the garden in good order, and to measured march. On coming, however, to the gate, nud again when they enter the court yurd of the bridegroom's house an imaginary obstacle opposes iheir passage. The bearers of tho burden stumble, raise n great outcry, draw buck, advance ngniu, nnd, ns if repell ed by soma invisible lore, pretend to give Way miller llieir load. Meuu'ime, the by standers keep exclaiming, to excite nnd en courage the hearers; "Uruvo!" Well done, my liovs. " "uourace nave a care: " rn- lience !" " Sloop now ; the gite is loo low !" 14 To the lelt now to the right!" "Look sharp now !" " Now you're through !" On reaching Ihe court-yard of ihe bride groom, tlio cabbage is lilted off thn barrow, nud rnrried to the highest point of tho house whether a chimney, a gallic, or n pigeon house. The gardncr plants it there, nnd waters it w ith a large pitcher of wine, whilst n salvo of pistol-shots, and Ihe joyous contor tions ol the jdrdtmcre, aiiiiouiieu its inaugura tion. The sumo ceremony is immediately re-ciinimeiieeil ; number cabbage is removed from tho liriilc groom s garden, ami came with thn same loruiidilicH to the roof of Ihe house which his wil'o has just quilled. These trophies remain there, until Ihe wind nnd rain destroy the baskets, ami carry nwuv the plants; but they generally remain long eiiouif Ii to verify the predictions of Iho vil lage dames, that ere llieir removal, llio new married couple shall bo blessed with n prct ty little nddiiioti to their domestic happiness. 1 lie ilay Is lar nilvnncpil when these cere monies nre accomplished, nud nil that re. mains, is to escort with music the parents ol llio young couple to their homes, lhcrc they have n dunce, nud all is over. Short Lessons in Natural History. , . ! i 1 : I Ants liuvo regular day lahornrs. Ants iu the Kast Indies nro horticulturists Ihey make mushrooms, upon w hich they feed their young. Tins w hile uut maintains a tegular army of soldiers. Ilees live under a monarchy. Delivers nro architects, builders nnd wood cutters they cut down trees uud erect Uuius nnd houses. lices are geometricians their cells nro so constructed ns w ilh thu least quantity of ma terial lo havo tho largest sized spaces anil least piissihlo loss ol interstice. Dears, Herons nml Otters are fishermen. Ibrds are musicians, w hole lubes nru mil steal. Itinvf.r In thf.ii -ninn,lll.ilii.ti nri.ci.nl na w'ltn n mniiei ot rcpuhlicanisin I 1 ... Calterpillars me silk simmers. Dogs, Wolves nud Jackals, uud ninny oilier annuals, nre hunters. Elephants exhibit tin aristocracy of elders. Indian Antelopes furnish an example of a pnlriarchiul government. The Ant Lion is a geometrician the trap he sets lor insects is constructed on exact mathematical principles. Ihe Marmot is n civil engineer, lie builds bouses nud constructs drains to keep them dry. The Mole is n meteorologist. The iMimt killur is nu urithmuticinn, so ul- so is the crow, ihu wild imkev. nml mn.. other birds. Thu .Monkey is n ropo dancer. Man is not his equal iu agility, 'J'ho Nautilus is n navigator ho raises nud lowers his sails, and casts anchor lit pleasure, Tho Llectricul Eel, the Kay, nud Torpedo nru electricians nnd thurkinir animals. Thu Prima is a tailor bird he sows lenves together to uiiiku his nest, i nu t'loceuH i extor is weaves n web tor his nest. a weaver, and Sheep in a wild stale, nre under n military chief rnm. Tyo Bquirrel is n ferryman with a piece of bark uud his tuil for a sail, bo crosses the stream. Wasps nru paper makers. Wild horses have their lenders, which they nro suid to select. A Bloodless Victory. ' Adim Hallou tells llio following nncrdolu : "As n worthy old woman, iu Iho city of New York, was one day quietly walking along thu street smoking her pipe, n jovial sailor, rendered a little mischevious hy liquor, came sawing down, mid, when opposite tin, woman, saucily pushed her aside, nud. with n pass of his band, knocked the pipe out of her mouth. He then halted lo hear her fret nl his ti id;, mid enjoy u laugh nt her expense. Hut what was bis astonishment, when she meekly picked up Ihe pieces of her broken pipe, without thu least resentment in her milliner; and, giving him a dignified look of mingled sorrow, kindness nnd pity, suid God forgive yon my son, ns I do.' It touch ed a tender chord in the heort of the rudo tar. He felt ashamed, comb ined, und ro- Inns, 'nuiku re ,a I u ,e r 3 on . . . , 1 : 1 , .. . v 'oui ss- peiitanf. Jhn lear Blurted in his eve: ho ed his error, mid tin listing both hands into bis full pockets of change, lorccd tho con tents upon her, exclaiming, Gud hies you, kind mother, I'll never do so again.'" I Ex. paper. That poor old lady was a greater hero lliiin lloiiaparl Washington, or any other warrior whose name stands written on Ihe Imok of fame. Washington with al his im plements of human desti notion never gained so glorious a victory over n foe, as did this poor woman over tlie suitor. Jui mis was not her greatest victory ury can evur fiehl Pari ' "(,1.1 or(. I Ita, Jhat. Neutrality. 1 , , j vine right of the King to govern, was emu ly offensive to the onposito uurlv Thern happened to be iu Die assembly on aa-ed Pastor who wus supposed to ocuny a neutral ground, never having been known 10 exnress ; himself very positive one way or the other After mulore deliliemtion they concluded ; that thjs neutral brother was the moat suit replaced I able person iu ihe assembly lo open the Conference, weich he did,und alter huviim irnyed eloquently foj- the prosperity of the Tho first Methodist conference was held in Jialiimore previous to Ihe revolution, at whieh time there were two parlies, Whig nud Tory. The common custom of those days was to pruy i,r the King in nil religious nsseinhhes. Now il so hunnened 7 .i. I',. ..('.. r.. ...... ...... .1 ' ',, . - " hihiiii euuuuy limited he. tween Whig and Tory, nud to may for Ids Majesty was lo give offence lo those who favored throwing off the yoke of rovuhv and to omit i.Mihin.. ... i.Li...u- .. Church nnd lha conversion of the world, &c, was nlxiut to end his petition without tlm usual prayer lor hi Majesty King George he hesitated a moment, nud then commenced thus! "Oh Und have mercy on King Oeorge, purify bit lienrt by thy grace, til nml prepare linn tor the mansions of the blest, nnd when this shall have been accomplished, O Ood, In thy mercy kill him, and never let our country be cursed by another King. Amen." From the Waverly Magazine. The Slave Girl's Lament. BY ELLEN LOUISE. "Tn luniet an Afric'i golden share, The land ii behind and the sea before The slaver, on fingers sparkling with ring, U telling hit gains in lbs human TUtno But a strain so wild is borne on the air That tho slaver pausos, and breathe a prayer; Blnnchod is his check as ho looks 011 tho soa, A ad closer he gra"p hi rosary "l'is the thrilling chaunt of a wild faron .il, That palsied hit heart, with its passion spoil ! Farewell to thec, mother 1 Through all the long day, Thou'lt dream of thy daughter. And for Jict will pray But tho gods havo grown doaf, And tho attar U stone, Aad never an ear Will they lend to thy moin. Farewell to thee, Father I Thy step on tho wild Grew stately and proud, A. thnu gnxed on thy child ; An.l merrily clasped mo Thy strong arms and free, A thy fond tones wero blcsaing Thy smiling llaidce. Thine eye will grow sad When thou entn'st from the chase, And look cm in Tain F'r thy child In her place ; And the fruit they havo pulled From the cocoa tree, Will but mind of tho tirno V hen 'twas gttiicrcd hy me. Farewell to thec, sister r Tlie love-light that spenks From the flash of thine eyes To thino cbon-hucd cheeks, And the smile that is gHsting At tho thought of the Bioirow, Will lie changed by tho night Into wailing and sorrow. Farewell to thec, loved one ! Wo no mora may stray 'Xeath the man goon at dcw-blt. Or dawning of day But thou'lt dream of tho past, And tho form by thy side,. In those days of the sun When thou calt'st mo thy brido-l I thnll think in my dreams Of the days of our love, When we prayed to the angels And star-blomui above And 'mid tho long night Of my grief and my dolo, No tyrant can ever, Bind chains on my toul. And when I am freed From this wcariiomo strife, I'll wing me away To my lovo and my life ! And still vhon the hill-top Is purpled with mist, I'll keep 'ucuth the mangoes, Dour loved one, our tryst. Farewell to thee, Afric, I'll dream of thy shore, And the roof-tree that's waving Its bought by tho door And my prayers thall ascend Till the lifo-cord it riven, To tho Ond of my futhcrs, Tho African's Heaven. And tho wild sea's rettlots murmur bore the dying tone along, For tho maid had breathed hor soul out in the pauionnte gush of song 1 And the men the world call Chrittiant, tossed her body iu the tea, And within tho slaver's buora Bonds wero mocking in their gloc. Ob givo MB tho toil-stainod fingers of tlie man who tills tho soil, Or the toul thut nobly battles with lifu't ehanjjot and turmoil ; But trust mo not to thoto who trade in human lifo ond limb, For round their steps is murmuring a low funeral hymn I And tho day of doom mat linger, and tho juilg- mont teem tq wait, Whiltt the slavo't chained limbi aro writhing 'neuth tho iron car of State; But a wondrout hour it coming when the pow- er-cruthed rluht shall rite. And the hymn of peaco and freedom echo to tho star-gemmed tkict, fXyTho 13ih of September, this yeur was the completion of a century since the intro duction of the "New Style," ns it is culled in the calender. Thu New style differed from ihe Old ill two nurlieiihirsi hv ..ii.tn'..... eleven days nder September or culling ihe 2d the 12;!;, nun tiy beginning the yeur j nun 1101 011 nuuilciullon or 25th of March. The Icmnh flf ill A liairnl year 1759, was, therefore, only 283 days, or i.ltf.ui An wiMMltti Tl.u III. I U...I.. : . 1 " " - " " .w vr.M p, now. ever, yet in use iu tiiosa countries, (Prussia, Ureece, &.c.,) where Iho (iruek Churul) is proteased, although jucouvuiiiciit und muni, lesuy crruueuiis. A auiet mind like other blesaimrs. U m easily lost than gained. Death and the aun have this in enmmnn few can gaio at theiu iteadily. 1 ! , ; ; Agents for the Bugle. The fotlowing namod persons are requested and authorised to act a agontt for the Bugle ir their respective localities. Chas. Douglass, Berea, Cuyahoga county, Ohio. Timothy Wood worth, Litchfield, Medinaen., O. Win, Payne, Hichftold, Summit Co., Ohio. Josse Scott, Summerton, Belmont Co. Z. Baker, Akron, 8ummit Co. . II. D. Smnlley, Ilandolph, Portage Co. Mrt. C. M. Latham, Troy,Ocauga, Co., O. . J. 8utliam, Brunswick. O. Q. Drown, Bainbridgo. L. S. Spcot, Oranger. J. B. Lambert, Bath, rooks, Llnctvillc, J. T. Hirst, Mercer, Finlcy MeOrow, Paincsville, Thomas Wooton, Winchester, Indiana. Harriet Pulsipher, Bisscls, (Jeauga Co., O. O. O. Brown, Orange, Cuyuhoga co., O. JAMES BARNABY. MERCHANT TAILOR; N. Side Main-St., One Door West of Salem Bookstore, Salem, Ohio. Coats, VoUs, I'ants, &a., Mado to order and Wanuntcd to Oivo Satisfaction. Tho Tailoring Dumi.cis in all its Brachcs carried on as heretofore. ISAAC TBESCOTT. CLA1IK T1IKSC0IT. I. TRESCOTT & Co. SALEM. OHIO, Wholetalo and Ilctnil Dcol ers 111 tiuhonl, Classical and Muelllancout Bjokt and .Stationery ; Unigs and Medi, eiues; Slioct and Uroccrict, Marult 6. IS 5 J. LITTELL'S LIVING AGE. Extracts of Letters from Judge Story, Chancello Kent, and President Adams. CAMBRIDGE, April 24, 1844. I hnve read Ihe prosn-ctuii with great plea sure, nud entirely nppmve the (.bin. If it can only obtain the public putioiiiigu long enough, nml largo enough, nnd securely enough 10 attain its true ends; it will eontri' Inite in 1111 eminent degree to givu n healthy tono not only to our literaluie, but to public opinion. It will enable us In possession moderate compass a select library of the best productions ol the age. It will'do more: il will redeem our periodical literature from the reproach of being devoted 10 light nud superficial reading, to transitory speculations, In sickly nnd ephemeral sentimentalities, uud falsa and extravagant sketches of life nud chumcter. JOSKIMI S TOUY. NEW YORK, 7th May, 1844. I approve very much of tlie plan of the ' Living Age;' nnd if il be conducted with the intelligence, spirit nud taste that the piospectus indicates, (of which I have 110 reason to doubt,) it will bo one of the most instructive and poptilur periodicals of ihe day. JAMES KKNT. WASHINGTON, 27th Dec., 1844. Of all the periiuiicul journals devoted to literature uud science which abound in L11 rope and iu Ibis country, Ibis bus appeared lo me tlm most useful. Jt contains indeed tho exposition only of the current literature of thu English language, but this by its im mense extent uud comprehension, includes a portraiture of tho human mind iu Ihe ut most expansion of the J. Q. ADAMS. PROSPECTUS. This work is conducted in the spirit ol Littell's Museum of Foreign Literature, (which was I'uvQrahly received by the public for twenty yours,) but ns it is twico ns Inrge, and appears so often, wo not only give spirit and freshness lo it by many things which were excluded by n mouth's delay, but while we are thus extending our scope and gather intf a greater and more attractive variety, are able so 10 iueroiiRo Ihu solid nud substantial nnrt of our literary, historical, nud political harvest, as fully to salisly the Wants of the America 11 reader. Thu elaborato nml stately Essays of tlie Edinburgh Quarterly, nnd' other Ueviewe nnd Blackwood's noldu criticisms on Poetry, his keen political (.'omuientni ii s, highly wrought Tales nud vivid descriptions ol ru ral and mountain Scenery ; uud the conlri biitions to Literature, History, uud Common Lite, by the sagacious Spectator, ihu spark ling Examiner, Ihu judicious Allienctini, the bus-' mil industrious Gazette, the sensible and comprehensive 111 itannia, the sober and respectable Christian Observer ; these nre intermixed with the Military and Naval rcini liiseenc.es of iho L'uilud .Service, nud with the best articles of thu Dublin University, Now Monthly, Erazer's, Tail's, AinsivoithX Mood's, and Sporting Magazines, ami of Chamber's admirable Journal. We do not consider' it beneath our dignity to borrow wit nnd wisdom from Punch ; und, w hen we thi.uk it good eiiougli, to make use of the thunder 0 Tho Times. 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JUST PUBLISIIED-A new ami com pletu set of Rules by which oil Ihe funda mental operations of Ariiemetic may be per formed in an incredibly thort tpact of time. To become a master oflhein will require not more than a couple hours' study of any good sound mind! and thn student will thereby ha enabled lo Add, Subiiart, Multiply, or Di vide, in any sum 110 matter of bow many figures, more accurately, (indeed, btyond the pottibilily 0 'an error,) nnd iu less Ihnii one loorth the lime required in the old system. These Fundamental Bides nre billowed by An Examination into the Properties of Numbers, which eft-11 further facilitate tlio oilier operation. There nre also rmbrnced in tho work, RULES FOR THE CALCULATION OF INTER EST, which w ill work out the inter est nt any rata upon any sum with the ut most accuracy, and o simplicity nnd quick ness lully equal lo all Ihe other operations by Ibis, nud vastly superior to all courses in tho old plan. 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