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A DEED OF NOBLE DARING.
Tlio following li-oil of noble daring in recorded
in one of the events attendant i.n tho l:ilo dcsliuc-
l'J tiro uf tlie liii.crinl Theatre at M nscow :
From tlio suddenness fif (Ms melancholy occur
rence, niul from tlio number of employee permn
rtontly living with their fiimiliea in Ihcliuuso. many
liven wore, lost. Three skeletons were foiii:d in the
uilic.t. Jiit nt tlio commencement of the lire,
three workmen, who had boon engaged in (lie np-
rr ti irii'H, Uncling mi moans to ilcscoml liy llif
Hlain-:i:o, no rapid w as tlio pmgiivs of tlio Hume,
jumped out ut tlio windows to tlio lower mof,
which, being of iiun, soon became so intensely hot
Ih it two of tlio unfortunate hcine. mil capable i.l
rn-liiriti-' tlie lirnt, throw thcni-clve to the ground,
nnil woii! killed by tho full. Tlio third, with mint
iiresenoo of mind, made his way over protruding
nr hpi cornices M t ! limit root, ami there remained
l"f s inn' minutes, till tlio greedy clement, mt cm
tent Willi tlm number of it victims, mule lis np
Tw-vrniioe close by liim. The poor mnn cried bui'llv
fur help. Ladder were- procmcd, hut Ihey l
nut reach tlio hciht at which liu Mood. Ho saw
i : and, reisin? hi nrms to beaten, Iio m:i'lr n sign
f the cross, niul 1 i imh tu approach llm edge nl
llie precipice before him. In nil instant, more In'
would have Imco:iic n corpse. Thousands nt people
rhsid around guving with horror tit tin" immense
1'ilc, upon which llii-i poor man p in lined helpless
niul Impclc. Silence liko that of tlio grate
lritoi anions llio innllitii'lo. 1 1 ih fulo soomci
mem -tide. Suddenly w.t.j hoard i vi.ii i', "Stay a
In inii'iit, my good fellow! Priy tu 1 t Almighty,
and 1 II rmlvivir to save ymi! ' All fvm to
Hi mi I 1 1 tlio f i"t from wliirh tlinfo rontrni'i's wcro
ntliT""!. A crinip uf tliroo nu n worn nlwrnnl.
'illtll"ll o;l":lllt'j two of tlli'lll llnlililllt lV till'
urim ami hi.iil:ir tliiril, n lio wilt ntni'i;liii
lnrl to lire.ik trmn tlio linlil uf ln.i fili Mil.-i. " Lot
Jiio gn, my 1 i'l i," nui'l Iio, " my liourt in liiirnin
williin mo: I criimiit l oar tlio i"lit of n I'lirixtinn
nl limn ori: liiii;;!" Ami with a powerful rffort
ho hroko Iiiiino, nml ilailoil forniml. The
iIciik' i'PpwiI kiivo vrwy nn ho rin to llio Imrnin
liiiililiii!r, pulling I nun hunsoll, nml nt tlio rami'
time lluiiwin nwny, his tli'utt (flieoji-fikin) and litx
li lt. In an in"l nit ho w iin at tlio toot nl the Iml
dor; here he look oil hm liootn( nlMehvil a pipe
round hi wntxt ; ami, nei.inz an oon-loi k, w lin h
Inipiii'iiod to lie 1'lono liv, ho lieuan to nseenil the
I. i'l'lrr, wliirh di'l not remdi at tlio utmost to two
thirdi of the height at wliirh Htooil the vivtiin.
II. iviim atlaiiieil llio upper fiHitMep, tlio (foneroiid
mm tiKik Imld of the rain-gnlter. Apparently it
w.u not a wry liiouni) of awent, an it hent
and r.itl led under hin weight. Hut tlio man wait
ro'olved ; ho iiiado tlie b'iii of tlio erimn, and lioj;aii
to eliinli up. A eloinl of niifliioalinR Ktimko whirl
ed iiroiind him; tlio llainen woro fant aiiproneliin;
Imrniii tiinher, n-iMiut nheot of rooliu iron woro
filling down Irom every niilc, hut what to him wan
nil thin? Ilin heart was huniing within h'm hreant;
ho emild not liear tlio niht of a clirintiun Boul thus
It was u fnwly day; tlio rain-cutter wan eold n
iro; his warm, treaty fmlmit and tin;crK utiek and
fni ie to the imn tul.o ; he team them off, leaving
MiMMly luniks at every hole, and asccmln higher
and higher, till ho iutn hia foot on a )iriijt'elitig
Cornii-e. Kroin lienee, liy liieans of tho oven-fork,
he hamled tho mini to tho poor man nlnivo him.
"Tie it fast to tho hook whieh Kupporta tho putter.
That'll right. Now Ueseendl" Ami ho hold the
other end of the mpc, and preceding tho man, ntill
(uiniiorting him dow n tho putter, placed him on the
taiiiler. Tho man wan Havcd.
lhiring all thin time the multitmlo atooil liroath
lew ; hut when they saw them hnth out of danger
all hatH were taken off, and a ign of tho croHH lit
every bronut tcntilicd a ceneral tlmnkciving, and
a loud shout approved tho act of generuMty. Ev
ery one preiwcd forward to seo tho hero of hin
ncuno. Tho firat who niiiiroaelicd liim, an officer
in tho army, gave him twenty-live roubles silver.
The exam pin was followed : nolilcmen, merchant,
poasantN, took out their nurses somo pave poldcn,
oiuo silver coin; hoiuo threw into his hat a fow
eoiuxT oonoeks ; all cave what they could, "tiod
bless you, noblo frioud I " was licanl from every
The namo of this cenorous man is llaiil Marrin,
a nalira of the Uovernnient of THroslnff. Being a
roofur bv trade, ho for uianv Tears lived in at
l'etorsburifh, nursiiing his vocation ; but nfterwards
rngageil himsolf as a boilor-mukcr at the Uovern
nient foundry of Kolpino. Limt year he took leave
of ahsonco and visited his native village Having
iont a fow months with hi friends, ho was re
turning to St. lYtorsburgh by way of Moscow, to
avail himself of the railways. Iio came to the
ancient capital the day before tho fire; and, nut
having caught tho train, was obliged to remain till
tho next day. Ah this was his first arrival in
Moscow, ho took tho opportunity of seeing the
Kremlin, tho old fortress, and to visit its venerable
athcdrals. There, from some passers-by, ho heard
uf the fire, and hastened to the spot, where ho o
uobly distinguished himself.
At three o'clock in tho afternoon of tho snmo
day ho took his seat in a railway carriage. On tho
l.Jlh of tho same month ho reached St. rotersburgh,
and again enlisted himself in tho number of woi k
uion ut Kolpiuo. la two days after ho was sum
moned to the office of the general police-master of
tho eapitol, whore ho was told that tho Emperor
ilusired to seo him. lie was accordingly token to
tlm ul.icu. His Imperial Majesty received Marrin
in Ins cabinet, and was pleased to say to hiin w hen
Iio. entered. " 1 thank vuu fir a good notion. Em
brace me, ami relate how you did it." In simple
word Mirnn told his story; and, when no mushed
tho Emperor dismissed him, saying "iinr you
mav g: but in ease of need come to mo nt nny
time." Soon afterwords Marrin was rowanled
with a modal and a sum uf ouo hundred and fifty
PRESERVATION OF THE EYES.
" You should never touch your eye but with your
cllsiw. ( I iveero,
Thcro is a tradition at least as old as tlio Talmud,
thit the cyos aro strengthened by drawing the
ti item across Ihoevelnls in a liorriminuil direction
Exf resident Adams, who was affootod with an
obstruction of the tear passage, used this method
to get rid uf Iho accumulated lluid, and the ancient
practice was brought into greater notice by the
examplo of (he illustriou Ktalvsmaiii The obso
lete theory, that tho interior surface of tho eyeball
iMs-oines Hatlened as ngu ailvnnccs, was again ro-
vnoil, una it beoomos a husiness to ailvertisu in-
Mruetioua for kneading llio organ iuto shape with
the lingers for tho miHlerute sum nr ten dollars.
tho tell-tiilo Kpuetiicles might bo laid asulo, and
anoiont ladies and gentlemen be enabled to sow anil
read with ull tho sharpness of a miss in her teens.
It cannot bo expected that operations founded on
ft false theory can be safe in practice. It is untrue
that the outer Muf.ico uf the eye becomes flatter
with advancing ago, nnd therefore manipulations
to restore what is wanting, in an organ so delicate
of structure tliut a rude push may bo followed by
periietunl darkness, should bo avoided. The writer
was lately called to visit an aged female, w ho had
lieon iiflcriug acutely for months, after submitting
while in hoalth to tho manipulations of a rejuven
ating itinerant. The lens was dislocated and press
ed on tho scusutivo nerves at the margin of the
pupil. Other eases of injury attributed manipula
tions, stii-U as cross-eyes, douhlod vision, &o., have
" come under the writer' notice. Last month, in
presence of tho oditor, he operated for a cataract
in tho case uf a lady, whoso vision, with tho aid uf
spectacles, wan goua until alio was induced r.y piau
.j - l . i
si lilo advertisomonti to pay for a course of lessons'
After the third losnon.vission becamo indistiuot and
Isliudness ultimately followed. Ir. U. was culled
tu examine a contlomao who had alwavs enioved
Meollent fight until it waa lost in a moment. The
patient had been at a party of fiiouils, w lion a
jnsrsoB stepped auddenly behind him, and uovoring
Ixilh eyes with the hands, wished him to guess who
It Wan. The former, without speaking a word,
Cfideavored to escape from the pressure, and when
tlie eyo-lids we're oioned ho was entirely bereft of
ight. Although tlioro waa not the least uiiearanee
of injury, yot the snflbrer romuiued hopelessly
mina. from uu meuincnoiy exuinpie, i'r. u. eon
eludes that the eyca aro liublo to iiyury even from
There ia popular notion aanctionod even by
medical men, who ought to know better, that eyes
are preserved by opening thorn every moruing in a
bimin of eold water. Some uf the worst ca-es id
or film on I lie mi face of the eye, has
lieeu witnessed in those who lujasted of this prai-
tire. W hen a drop uf water pets into tho wind-!
pipe, the nostril, or tho ear, iiritation is produced,
and when .the eve is opened under w ater, the nen
"alien is anything but agreeable. The rye is
by a efcrclion admirably adapted to
the'iuoliniisof llio lid over its siirliu-e, and
as this secretion is partially soluablo in wnter.lt
is as inconsistent with roininoii sense to wash it
away, ns it is to remove tho oil from the wheels of
N hen the general henhh is mlmst, it is astonish
ing what an amount of lalsir the organ of vision
will endure : yet when it is depressed, especially
by meiiUil disturbance during a periislical liim lio'ii
they nro easily ilerangeil by loo close application
to liiiMiicss. W hen they hae bceomo weak, mneh
fnr their preservation depends on tho proper niaii -
ngeiiiont ol the light to which Ihey are exisised.
When the light is in excess, it should bo diminished,
and when it is deficient, labor uhoiild be discontin-1
ued. The light of the blue sky and llio verdure of,
the fields nn. tlm ,.,.l.,r. i.. .,i..'i. ; , ;n ...i,.. .. Sit.
most ease. The flame of a eiskI oil lainn is more
rugiilar limn gas or caudle, and is therefore tiref-
...... 1. 1.. 'CI... 1... n I o V
' i in in ii'riii uii'iii nn Kcnng oi gas is par-
ticuliirly iiijiirimis, and it prodiu es constant con
tractions nml dilations of tho pupil ami undue
exorcise of the w hole organ. Ity placing a shade
ol lielii l.lnn li .,,.., ... . ,i. i ,i. i:..i.i
;d i:. i . r. .-.in .i i i . . . . i .
is ameliorated ; for artificial light contains a super
abundance of the yellow ami the red rnys, but is
deficient in the tlolet. fly nllowiui; it to passlhrn'
I he bluish medium it approaches nearer to tho light
of day, nml it is better adapted for continued ap
plication of the organs of vision.
The gist of Iho wlinlo matter Is just this; lei
your eyes aliiiie, nnd Ihey may servo von nil your
days; should they l-eei,nie out of uriler, apply to
that very iiiimrlant personage, your family physi
cian, nnd ho will instruct yuu how tu "mind your
eyes." A 1'. N'iiW.
THE ENGLISH PEASANT. [HOWITT.]
Tho condition of tho West Indian slave is better
and happier than that of tho English peasantry.
The land for me, tho land for mo.
Where every living soul is free :
W hero w inter may come, whero storms may rave,
nut llio tyrant daro not bring his slave.
I should hate In dwell in a summer land
Whore flowers spring un on every hand
Whore tho breexo is glad and tho heavens arc fair,
Hut the taint of Mood is every w hero.
I saw a peasant sit in his door,
When his weekly toil in tho field was o'er ;
llo sat on the bench his grandsiro made,
Ho sat in his father's walnut shade.
'Twns tho golden hour uf an April morn j
Lightly the lark sprang from the corn,
Tho blossoming trees shono puro nnd while,
And the young loaves quivered in tho light :
Tho Sabbath bells, with a holy glee,
ore ringing o'er woodland, heath, nnd lea ;
Twns a season whoso living influence ran
Through air, through earth, and tho heart uf man.
No feeblo joy was Hint peasant's lot,
As his children gamboled before his cot,
And archly mimicked the toils nnd carea
That coming life shall make truly theirs.
But their mother, with brcakfust call, anon
fame forth, nnd their merry mask was gone;
'Twas a beautiful sight, as, meekly still,
They sat, in their joy, on tho cottage sill.
Tho siro looked on them ho looked to the skies;
I read his heart's language in his eyes ;
Lightly ho rose, and lightly ho trod,
To pour out his soul in the house of God.
And is Mm tho man, thou canting knave.
Thou hast dared to compare with the w eeping slave?
Away I find one slave in the world to cupo
With him, in his heart, his home, his hope.
He is not on thy lands of sin and pain,
Searod, scarred with tho lash, and cramped with pain
In thy burning clime, where tho heart is cold,
And man, liko tho beast, is bought and sold.
But, O, thou slanderer, false and vile,
Ihiro but to harm that garden stile
Iaro but to oitlraie that lowly thatch
laro but to oree that peasant's latch,
And thy craven soul shall wildly quake
At tho thunder peal tho doud might wake j
For a myriad tongues of firo shall sound
As if overy stone cried from the ground.
The Indignant thrill liko flame shall spread,
till tlio isle itself roeks 'ncath thy tread,
Anil a voice Irom people, and peer, and throne.
Shall ring in thine ears, Atono, otoue !
For Freedom is an equal pucBt
In princely hall and in peasant's nest ;
The palace is filled with her living light,
And sho watches the hamlet day and night.
Tho land for me tho land for mo,
Where every living soul is free,
Whcro winter may como, whero storms may ruvo,
But tho tyrant dure nut bring his slave !
From the N. Y. Musical World and Times.
Musks Mi vim. i having made repeated failures
in iiiacKsmiiiimg, siagc-iiriving and sliocmnking,
anil inning iiiscovcrcu, ill last, tlio Pent ol Ins go
nius, presented himself before tho " Board of Com
missioned for J-orcign Missions," as a candidate
for immortality rid tho palato of somo epicurean
old heathen ; and, thanks to a long faeo, a longer
ciini, a pump iiunnio ngure, an extraordinarily
high shirt-collar and a pair of groeu spectacles, ho
was accepted. With duo decorum, ho received his
pnlilie nml pritalo"instructions:"waa breakfasted
and diniiered, and teu-cd at tho houses of all the
leading church mouthers and deacons, nnd became
tlio contented owner or ) huge sea-chest, stocked
with theological treaties, flannel shirts, ienny tracts,
isit in iniiiiiiium, una nam emireriireaii. " war
. l . r - , . i . y ..
ranted to keep in any latitude."
j ne r iying ihiipiun" luy at her whurr, waiting
for a propitious Bale, whou Moses liethuinrht him
of ono Utile luxury with which he had failed to
provide himself, M: a wife. This foreordained
omission invested him with now interest in the
diaacrniinj cyos uf " Tho Buard," who magnaui-
nioiiBiy gavo ii on a nays grace, lo nud Mr: JVlay
isilo. Seizing his clerical carpct-bui;. iconluiiiii.u
a clean dickey, some religious newspapers nnd
letters of recommendation to three "dyed-in-the-wool"
orthodox families,) our t'oulobs departed on
his hymoniul researches.
Ilia first call was at Deacon Jorden.s. The dea
con was in, but hia daughter Nancy nnd tho firo
waa ma; uotn or winch considerations induced
Moses to decline accepting brother Jordan's invita
tion to atay and chat over church affaire ;" (wor
unfortunate Nancy, hsisiug, in hia departure, her
urst aim last uuance oi dou jlunr tlio Uano of flood
The next hour found Mosoa in tho houso of bro
thor liussct, who hod a mortgaged farm and fivo
unmarried daughters. Undor thluut fdrellliiHlulieiiM
he cordially extended to Mosoa " the right hand of
icuowsnip, and siirnined tliafil ha wislieil lotukn
hia pick of the girls." he f Mr. liussetl " was sirrA-
uiuu. - in uses mono a low general remurks in order
to pain timo to peer over his speetticlra at the dam
sols, and finally exprossed a wish to be loft, mint,
with Miss Keturuh, tho comrlicst and fairest of the
virgins. Tho four roicctcd liussct. iioeketinirilieir
diiiuiseul and their kuittiug,wulkJ iu an indignant
pris esion In the kili hen ; whilo little plump Ketn
iilervpiuni, I rah stuffed the corner of her cheeked apron in her
rosy mouth, and hid her iflisi hievoiis bluo eyes
under their curtaining blue lashes, Moses, wilh
' the weight i f ordaining hands still lingering upon
1 his shoulders, ili-cnrmisly seated himself in a remote
! corner, joined tho tips of his thumbs and forefin
Inbiieated ' pers, nml whined his "proputar through his mis
r.icilitatc I "'""nry nose. .
resismsc from little Ivetiinih; though her
cheeks grew ns red and shiny ns tho.apples in her
father's orchard. Moses eyeil her for a minute with
pniitlier-like eagerness, then, making a spring at
her Land, eja lilated, " Silence gives consent I"
lie had y rasped a shadow ! while Ketiirnh, safe
on a hay-pile in her Oil tier's barn, w as shaking her
plump figure in convulsions of mirth.
Nothiiigilaui, tod, Mi ij.cs made Kovcn-loagiicstriiles
for his mil slepping-sfone to I'aradise, to w it, bro-
j ""7 1 ,kV ' "'"y "kn visiting af a
neignoor s, nui inc om n 1...i,,in. ,. i n
lu''''" if M'""'s v""1'1 V''1' " ""a"t;"V'- T,l,,
r"M,m ,,r ""' lir "A ,' " "'.'"h'f. ' h.w ns to
",,,, his lump uf "veiierahoii if ho alteinpled
to stniid utirii'lit; two biiL'e beams run across the
"oiling, nml various little cupboard d-sirs, cut into
the piinnelliiig, suggestive ol iloiigliniitM, pan
dowdy" and tunny oilier creature cmnl'iuis, gave
Moses a yearning desire to tighten his test button.'',
r'rom one curlier of the low ceiling hung suspended
some crook-iici'kcd siiiiaslu s, such as country chil-
i dien s lerlilo brains ninniil u-lure into ilnlls; Irom
miirthor swung lwi iclics --the top one containing
the family library (consisting nl an iiliiiainie, n
ilieliomirv ami the narrowing leivctiturcs ,miss
Eli.n Mi Varland, who wa scalped by the Indians
and nfterwards iiiiriu uloii! I v lecuvercd and become
Iho mother of tho celebrated preacher Timothy
Nniike ;) on (he second shell' reposed it string of
dried apples, a fine-tooth comb, and some orange-
peel, destine I to keep I hnrilv awake evening meet
ing. On llio hearth a tea kettle was nltc mutely
singing nnd emitting tiny i loud uf vapor, while
sleek grey cat lay coiled between the nmlirons
watching with intense, interest tho "rising ol
pnn of brown bread.
A little shuffling noise in tlm enlry announced to
Moses' cars the future Mr. Maypole, in the person
of Miss Charity l'ike, who. was dressed in a Miiilf
eolered Alpacca, with a starched kerchief crossed
over her iiiiiniii iihite bosom, llcr troses, of the
color of n dirty blanket, wero plaisleied lightly
her temples, whilo a black bow, dexterously placed
liehind the left ear, emu ealed a barren spot w hence
Time's scythe had niigallaiitly mowed the hair.
Moses thought uf the little plump Kclurah, and
then drew a long sigh ; then he looked at his watch:
then, again nt I lit) w iry figure of Charity ; then he
tossed up an imaginary cent, which ot iilently eaiiie
down righl-aido up for Charily; u he soon al'ttT
asked her in a faint voice, if she "felt a call to go
to Iho healheti J" Chaily,(lrne to her name) plain
cd her Ismy hand in Moses' passive palm nnd con
sented, with a ghost of n blush, tu share his "hard
gingerbread" mid suit affections.
From Buchanan's Journal of Man.
The stubborn cbu-s of slaml-still philosopher.
who regard fraternal democracy and rcvoliilioiinrv
science ns numi.ugs una trciiliics' iiio nuisance
have never been more happily represented than by
Im.M'xAi.i Zaiie, a Turkish Cadi. Mr. Lavanl.
in his oriental explorations at Nineveh mid flabv
Ion, addressed certain eitiiuiiic to this Cadi, !n
reference to the eoniinerco nml antiquities of the
city in which he lesnled. Tu thce queries the
Turkish philosopher replied by Iho following letter.
it is easy to imagine the II H kenug expression on
the face of our eonservalite friends, as Ihey read
this letter, not knowing nt lirst whether to laugh
at tho stupidity uf the Turk, or to compliment hi in
ns a pious oriental philosopher who has forcibly
expressed their own sentiments iu reference, to tho
folly of modern science.
"My illustrious Friend nnd Joy of mv Liver!
Tho thing you ask of mo is both dillicutt ami use
less. Although I have passed ull my days in this
place, 1 have neither counted tho houses, "nor hnve
1 inquired into the number uf inhabitants; mid as
to w hat one person loads on his mule and the other
stows away in tho Isittom of his ship, that is no
business of mine. But, above all, as to tho previ
ous history of this city, (hid only knows tho iiinoiint
of dirt and confusion that tho infidels may have
eaten before tho coming of tho sword of "islam.
It wero unprofitable for us to inquire into it.
"Oh, my soul, oh, my lamb! seek not nfler the
things w hich concern thee not. Thou earnest unto
us, nml wo welcomed; go In peace.
"Of a truth thon bust spoken miiiiv word: nml
there is no hiirm done, for tho speaker is one and
inc. usiciicr unoiner. Alter t io lunlnon or tliv i.en-
pie, moil nasi wmiuereti irom one place pi another
t- i . , ... .- J :
until thou art happy mid contented iu none. We,
praise lie totiod, were born here mid never desire
to quit it. Is it possible, then, that the idea uf n
general intercourse between mankind should make
any impression un our understandings? Ciod for
"Listen, oh, my son! There i no wisdom equal
to the belief in tiod! Ho created tho world; and
..i.-.ii i-.i , ... . . . '
niiuii w iircii ourselves uiitoinm in seeking lo pen
etrate into tho mysteries of creation? Shall we say
behold this star spinneth round that star, and this
oilier star with a tail goeth and comctli in so many
years? Let it go! He from whole hand it came
will guide mid direct it.
"But thou w ilt say to mo, stand aside, uh man,
for I am more learned than thou ni t, mid have seen
more things. If thou thinkest thou nrt in the this
respect more loaruu 1 than I am, Ihoii art welcome.
1 prniso Hod that I seek not that which I require
not. Thou art learned iu the thill" 1 care not lor
ami ns ior unit w Inch thou hast seen, I tic o t.
Will much knowledge creato theo a double belly,
or wilt thou seek paradise with thine eves? Illi.
my friend! If thou wilt bo happy, say thcro is no
(lod but tiod! Ho nu evil, mid tlius wilt thou fear
neither man nor death; for surely tbino hour w ill
come! The meek iu spirit (Elk Fukir.) Imaih
A i.i Z uie."
Who enn fail to recognize tho spirit of this res
pectable Turk in tho numerous denunciations a
gainst scieneo from Pharisaic conservative? Cran
lology was denounced ns impious, uml it w ns thought
absurd totuko somiich trouble in studying the brain
when philosophers could explain everything out of
their own consciousness. Geology, t(N, was a very
unholy doctrine, not to bo encouraged by the pious;
and tho Neurological system of Anthropology was
still worse, since wo had philosophy enough in the
Biblo and any additional philosophy of man would
only tend to throw tho Bii.le out of fashion. Spir
itualism was tho climax of iniquity, for it proposed
to investignts matters which tiod did not desiro us
to know anything iilsuit. So it was in former
times when canals were injected lu in Spain, bo
ciiuso God had already iiiade ftii the rivers ho des
ired, uml any ndilitiuiial channels wercuu interfer
ence with his plan oferentiun. The I'ortland Tran-
rerint pertinently remarks
'. "hen iiinoculalioii for tho small pox was in-'
troduced in England, iilsuit ouo hundred years ago
it was oiaected to as irreligious! A w riter of that
,,.,.a n ... a.I 1, : I 11 . .
daiiicd small pox to be fatal, nnd human science to
bo unavailable against ill Tho greatness of his
...... iiiiuiini;u iiiiiL i rijvuicncu U 111 U M V ,.v.
power was thus contrasted with the weakness of
our I ruincs! Nnall pox, ae this i onservnlito gen
v.. i.j. mi,,-',, nuioiigsi inner puriwiM', is
sent as a severe Memento of mortality mu it clone uml
MiiimnaUe check to that W and ocerJomlit with
which a beautiful face is too npl to inspire tlio rid-
fly owner; and ubo to teach the boasted ,., '.
eivt humility and reverence! Ifehe ho held thai
inoculation was a human science, in opposition (o
the wim design of Providence, 'which all Chris-
avii I vina-iuiiy instructors ol youth, should
Thia reads strangely in IMS, jot wo distinctly
remember that when chloroform u-,w H.-t
duced, a few years since, lis a destroyer uf pain
certain wise theologians ohjocted lu its use, on tho
ground that God had ordained that mini should
suffer pain, and it was imp'oiis to alleviate it! It
is evident thcro aro nunc 'Jiuaiim Ali .ados' in the
world than have been iineai-ilu dby Lavard.'
The exclusive study of Biblical lore.'by any class
of mon, has a tendency thus to pervert their mind
dopnting them of that expansion uf intellect which
can ho obtained only from tho study of iho direct
manifestation of Iho Hcily in Nature.
Biblical religion can cultivalo onlv the ml un.
turo tho intellectual power of man can bu nv.
ded only by tho direct influx from Deity through
...c ..,.,..,,, 1(i 1Viio neglects the latter it walls
himself into u dullard or u bigot, however sincere
he may ,c i p.y .
BY JAMES CHALLEN.
Prohibition ! Prohibition!
licttis form a coalition,
Strung nnd miglily ns our mountains,
Thundering as our gushing fountains,
Flowing now, and flowing ever,
Till it swell a noble river;
For a voico Is heard in sadne,
Heard in wailing and in madness,
Which shall turn to joy nml gladness,
Iioudcr still, nnd louder sounding,
O'er tho hill and valley bounding,
From our sisters mid ruir brothers,
From our fathers nnd our mothers,
Prohibition, sternly t rying I
Prohibition, for the dying!
Prohibition, for the sighing !
the foe is from
See, us flying.
Prohibition ! Prohibition !
Let ti form a coalition,
Like our fathers, who in story,
Won immortal fame mid glory;
When their rights had been invaded,
Chained, insulted and degraded,
t'p Ihey ruse, like clouds in heaven,
Bv the gathering tempest driven,
When the gnarled oaks arc riven.
Hark ! The voice is louder sounding.
O'er the hills nnd valley Is, muling,
From our sisters mid our brothers.
From our father and our mothers,
Prohibition, sternly crying !
Prohibition, for the dying !
Prohibition, for the sighing!
See, the foe is from us Hying.
From the Walter Cure Journal
O, W ater! bright water!
Thy station is high,
Earth's beautiful daughter,
Tho bride of tho sky.
The fond earth doth bless theo,
With gentle delight,
And soft clouds caress theo
Embosomed iu light.
Thy purling stream wander
'Mid wild blooming flowers,
Or gently meander
Through green shady bowers ;
Anon wildly lei pi eg
Ad iw n the cascade,
Or pensively sweeping
Along the green glade.
Of thee, O pure wilttr,
Of theo do we sing.
Wine, wine is a mocker,
It lciveth a sting.
Ye gay, nnd ye happy,
O, liy fi-oni its thrall,
'Tw ill lead you to ruin,
'Twill mock at your full.
Turn, turn tu the fountain
Where bright waters lloty
From hill-side and mountain,
Wherever ye go,
(naff, quaff tho puro nectar,
'Tis flowing for theo;
Health's surest protector
It ever will be. J.
Dekalb Centre, Jll.
From the N. Y. Tribune.
Views of The South.
BY N. AMPHERE.
The last number of Iho Uvrue ilm Driix Mmnh.1
which has come to hand has n continuation of M
AtiniKiir.'s sketches uf travel in this country, from
w hich wo translate for The Trihuir, a few passages
relating tu sonic ol the principal southern cities;
I have hardly eter been moro impressed with
the power of man, exhibited ifi m'-i duiiiciil inven
ion applied to industry, (linn in the machines for
hulling rice wlucli 1 navo lust visited, r.noriuotis
beams uro driven by steam, which descend on the
kernel of lice with just force enough to lako off
their light envelope, without crushing them. Such
precision given to tlio action uf thoso masses, of
(he force w hich moves them up mid down alter.
nati'ly, is almost miraculous. Tho intelligence of
man appears to less udvantago m tho powerful
impulse which it give to matter than in tho meas
ure and delicacy uf tho action which it enforces.
1 was present not long ago at a hideous scene
1 forgot ull the iirgiiineulH irguinst tlie nnniediatc
overthrow of slavery. 1 liavo just seen n family
of blacks sold at auction, ut noon-day, in tho pub
lic square nt Charleston, 1 hey wero placed un n
cart, as if fur punishment; a red flag was hoisted
at their sulo lit emblem ot criuio nud of slavery,
Tho negroes mid negresses had tho sauio indiffer
ent air a tho tiooplu who wero looking at them.
l ho auctioneer, w no, l was told, wns wen received
in society, praised in a bantering way tho qualities
of a negro, "very intelligent, and first-rate gar-
denor, I ho purchasers went up to tho men, wo
men and children, opened their mouths, and exam
ined their teeth bidding limn took place', ntifl the
bargains wore struck off. Twenty stops off, pre
cisely in the sumo manner, they wero selling an
ass. A liorso was also put up. Tho price of the
man was 10',I; tho horse cost !SJ moro.
Tho day commenced with these horrible impres
sions was finished on a slave plantation. 1'his
was the afler-pieco following the tragedy. Tho
owner of tho plantation is a German, certainly the
least cruel and the least tyrannical of men ; he
seemed to mo literally oppressed by his blacks.
M", who is human, is unwilling to boat his
slaves. The slaves, by no menus grateful, labor
with great carelessness and indolence. When he
entered a cabin wln'ie the negroes were employed
in cleaning cotton, he merely showed them how
badlv their woik was done, and explained tu us
I 1.!... l... l.. I .
1 1.. much dantfi"u V'u caused to hiin by their lu
.'mess. Tho result of these observations was wry
faces and a little grumbling. Iteinonstraueos ad
dressed Ivy un o!d buchol..f ti his houso-kcepor,
wero never worse received. .H""" said lo us
"vou seo how I tvranniao over them." 1 was sin
eerely moved by the humanity uf this man, but I
could not help replying to linn, that whut ho com
plained uf was still uu argument against slavery,
lie could have compelled hired hilsircrs tu do their
work well, by threatening tu discharge them; but
with slaves, there is nn alternative but to use the
luidi ur stiller Irom their idleness,
It is difficult to bo moro disappointed than I was
in seeing New Orleans in the snow and mist ; but
iu about two hours 1 was waiting nuder a bright
sun in tlio streets of tho City. Now Orleans has
the uiiform character which ia presented by all the
Cities of tho Union, both nt the North nud South
without distinction that which in an artistic point
of view might bo callod tlio ubsoncu ot character.
A hand bill which I met with shows mo that I am
in Louisiana, and not in Nevv-Kngland. This hand
bill, in largo capitals, unnniiuccs a sulo of lamia
i . !tt .1 .1.! . .1
ant ttttvcK, as ii nicy were two tilings oi mo same
nature. One uf the slaves to bu sokl is represented
as an lamt -iu sen mi nuoi i
It was not till 1 arrived at tho Levee that I ob
tained a perception uf the commercial life of New
Orleans. I am astonished at tho spectacle w hich
is presented lu me, oven after having seen Ncw-
oik, A vast space extends between tlio city uml
tho liter; this is covered wilh casks and bails of
cotton, mid crossed in ull directions by drays.
Their driiys aic drawn by mules, nnd driven by
blacks, giving to mo u new uspect of the activity uf
; u &rcM American City. 1
CIIOUS AT i'l!V YORK PRICES I CLEVELAND.
IMtOOKC A WIIITNRY,
Wholesale lti.r.ns i Yankee Notions,
Fancy Dry (lood. nil kind of Tailor's Trimmings,
Jewelry, l ocket Cutlery, German rMlvcraml riatcd
II BANK STREET, CLEVELAND,
AT TIIK SHIN or TIIR LIVE YANKEE.
From threo to fivo ton of Flax per week wanted,
tu bo manufactured into Flnx Cotton.
BBOOKE .t W HITNEY.
41 Bank St., Cleveland.
August 20th, lf53.
WATEH-CURE AND INFIRMARY.
For Hit Curo of Chronic Dlsrosti.
Licalod at Granville, Lickino Co., O., nnd com
bine the udvanlnges of other good establishments,
a healthy location, a supply of pure water, gymnas
ium, a skilful lady in charge of the female patients,
a physician w ho has had mi extensive practice ot ii
years, Ac., Ac.
Females who have been confined tu their beds,
unable to wnlk or sit tip for from ono tu twenty
years, in eoiiseuiieneo of nervous, spinal, or uterine
disease, are especially invited to corresHind with or
visit ii. t niversal success in the treatment ol Ibis
olas of disease ha given us confidence, nnd we say
to all such, even though they have suffered much uf
many Physicians, make one more trial. Term
from !ti to $12 per week. Patients furnish towels
and packing materials. Address,
W. W. BANCROFT.
Granville, Nov. li, 12.
!'(r KT KEN THOI SAND NOW BEADY.
TWELVE YEAH A SLAVE!
"T1U T1I STHAXGElt THAN FIVTIOX."
" It Is a singular cnineldence, that Solomon Nor-
thup was carried tu a plantation In the Ked Idver
country llint somo region w here the scene of I'n-
de Tom's captivity was laid mid his iicsnint of
this plantation, and tho mode ol lite there, mid
some incidents which ho describes form a striking
parallel tu that history. Mrs. Stom e, iu her
"filE'lilAaRATH E OP S0L0.110M NORTH RI P,
A eitir.cn of New York, kidnapped in Washington
City in IN.'! I, nml rescued in IfM, from a Cotton
Plantation near Iho Bed liiver, in Litiisiaiia.
1. 1st of IlliiMrnlioiiH.
Portrait of Solomon in hi Plantation suit.
Sccuo in a Slave Pen in Washington.
Separation of Eliza uml lyir Last Child.
Chilian rescues Solomon from Hanging.
Tho Staking-uut and Flogging uf the girl Pat-
Sccuo in Iho Cotton Field.
Arrival Home, nnd first Meeting witli his Wife
One iutH'lxnmc i'lmo, volume. Price $ l.tKI
l'E.tn WHAT THE ltKUF.W KHS, SAV.
The narrative w ill bo rend with interest by every
ono who enn sympathise with a human being strng
liug for freedom. Buff. Cour.
The volume cannot fail to gain a wide circulation.
It w ill be read extensively both at the North uml
South. No ono can contemplate tho scene which
nro hero so naturally set forth, without a new con
tietioii of the hidcousiiess of tho institution from
which the subject of tho narrative has happily es
caped. N. Y. Trib.
What n tale it lolls; what inexpressible reproofs
against Slavery ; w hat occasion for shame ami tears
on tho part of all. We think the story as affecting
as liny tale of sorrow could be. Wo believe its
perusal will not only excite mi Interest, but minis
ter powerfully tu tho sound, intelligent uiiti-slavery
sentiment of tlio country. N. Y. Evangelist.
Next to I'nelo Tom's Cabin, the extraordinary
Narrative of Solomon Northup, is the most remark
able book that was ever issued from tho American
Press. Indeed it is even a moro extradordiiiary
work than that, beeuuso it i onlv a simple unvar
nished talc of the experience of an American free
man of tho " blessings" of slavery, whilo Mrs.
Stowe'a I'nelo Tom is only an ingenious and pow
erfully wrought novel, intended to illustrate what
Solomon saw and experienced, Southern Slavery in
its various phnses. Detroit Trib.
Wo hope it wilt bo universally read. If wo do
nut sadly err, it will prove uf vii-t service iu the
cause id Freedom. If thcro are (huso who can
peruse it unmoved, we pity them. That it will
creato as great n sensation, and bu regarded equally
interesting as ' I'nelo Toms' Cabin," is not 'a
question for argument. In our opinion, it will lead
that wonderful work in the popular opinion, and in
the aggregate uf sale. Bull'. Express.
This i one of tho most exciting narrative, full
of thrilling incident artlessly told, with ull the'
mark of truth. Such a talo is more powerful than
fiction which can be conceived ami elaborated.
There mo no depicted scenes iu " I'liele Toin" more
tragic, uorrioie, ami paineiie, man mo incpleiits
enmpassed ill tho twelve years uf this mail's life in
slavery. t. in. Jour.
Ho who w ith mi unbiased mind sits down tu the
perusal of thiit book, will arise perfectly satisfied
tlmt American Slat cry is a hell uf torments yet
untold, and feel liko devoting tho energies of bis
life tu its extirnrtion from tho face of God's beau
tiful earth. Evening Chnm.
The book is one of most absorbing interest.
It is ono of tho most elfeelivo books against sla
evry that was over written. "An hv Monro" and
Uncle Join aro discredited bv iiianvas "n
cos;" but how tho apologists for tlio institution can
disposo of Northup, wo nru curious tu seo. Syrn.
It is w ell told and boars internal evidencoof being
a clear statement uf facts. Tlioro is iio attempt at
display, but tho events are so graphically portrayed,
that tho interest in tho perusal is deep mid unabat
ed to tho last. Somo of tho scenes huvo a fearful
and exciting iHiwer in their delineation. The sun
shine of kind treatment sheds a fow broad beams
atlitvitrt the dark canvass of tivelvo years of hun
dago ; but in tho main, tho darker cruelty and
wickedness of oppression Is still uiuro revolting by
tho contrast. Cayuga Chief.
It is a stiango history, its truth is far straniror
than fiction- Think of it! For thirty yearso uiun,
with all man's hopes, nnd fears, mid aspirations
with n wife nnd children to call him by tho endear
ing namo of husband and father with a home,
humble it may bo, but still n home, beneath the
shelter of whoso roof iinne had a right to molest or
make him afraid then for twelve years a thintj, a
chattel personal.classed with mules nnd horses and
treated witli less consideration than they, toru from
his homo nml family, and the frco lulsir by which
Iio earned his bread, and driven tu unrequited toil
in a cotton field, under a burning Southern sun, by
tno nisii oi mi iniuimuil master, uni it is nurriiiie.
It chills tho blnod to think, that auuli arc, Frod;;
It comes Irfjfuro us with highly respectable vouch
ors, ami is rt plain and simple statement uf wlmt
happened to the author whilo in buiulago tu south
ern UHtNtnra. Whilo wo' cuncodo tu tho south ull
tho privileges iu respoct to slavery which aro guar
anteed tu them by tho constitution, wo uro free to
speak uf its evils; and when particular instances
oi iiiiiiimau treatment in slaves come to our notice.
wo shall remark upon them as wo ploiisc. It is a
well told story, full of interest, and may bo said to
no tno reality ol "JUo among the lowly.-" Buffalo
U t it bo read by ull thoso good oasy souls, who
think slavery is, on the whole, a good thing. Lot
ho read by ull who think that ultboiigli slavery is
politically and economically a bad thing, it is nut
very bad for tho slaves. Let it bo read by all those
M. I. a and supporters who are nlwiiys roa'dy to givo
their votes, in aid of Slavery and tho sluto trade
with all tho kidnapping inseparable from it. Let
tll. a,. .......I. ..I.-:...:..- . ...... . ' I
iwi,, iiv our Mllllll eril ll-ieilils iel,. nil..
mm m, mum CUTISl lllll SCI1S1 111 1 II V. Ilin ici.,!..!.... I
condition uf tho frco neirrnos nt the n.,rl. ..,i ...
joico nt tho enviable condition of their own slaves
a. I. Jiiileponileiit.
DERHY A MILLER, Auburn N. Y
DERBY, OR ION & MULLIGAN, Buff.
Coniea sent by mail ( i ,,,',) w-ccint f
price. 1 ublishcrsnf Nowspupcrs.iiiviiiirthenboi'o
insertion previous to Jumiifrv, 1K.14, will be
furnished with a coyy, pnstugo paid, on forwording
their paper (mmknl) tu
J'tlvUi ft MILLEH, Auburn, N. Y.
1 TIIK subscriber are now receiving a large a l
as ! dition to their stock of Spring ami Sun, r GismIk,
I among which will be found Dress Silk, Dress nml
' Veil Borage, Borage Delaines, Chullo Clothe, all
j Wool Do Laines, De lieges Velvet De Eaines, Ac.
! Also, a large lot of MAGNIFICENT PLAIV
AND FANCY SHAWLS, which will be w.ldaV
'cheap n at any other house in Ohio. A great varie
any ty of Men' and Boy's Summer Wear, embraceing
, plain and fancy Cushmercits, Cassinieres, Linen
BOOT AND SlIOi: STOIli:.
TIIK subscriber has commenced the Boot A Shoo
business, and keeps on hand all kinds uf Boots ami
Shoe of his own manufacture. Also, on hand for
sale. Solo mi l I'pper Leather, French nnd Country
Calfskins, with all kinds of Morocco nnd various
colored Itnnn. Alsn, Chamois, lliuding nml Lin
ings, Shoo Findings, Ac. Store nearly opisite Iho
Bank. E. ELPIUIHJE.
limit Tree nnd Shoe Lnsls, a gissl assurlnient on
hand at the .Salem leather Store. K. E.
August 2D, If. 1:1.
A General assortment of Now Books and Station
WALL TAPER AND NOTIONS,
Just opened at McM I LEAN'S BOOK-STOUK,
w hich tlie public arc requested to cull and oxumiiie.
Hvy to I'm lo Tom' iiliin,
Just recited at McMillan's Bisik-Slore.
SPENCEK ANI FAIIICI1I I-D'S
Celebrated Gold Pens. Evory Pen witriantcd.
At McMillan's Ibsik-Store.
MATEIMAI.S for Artificial Flowers,
assortment nt the Salem lb sik Store.
Fur anient Mc.M I ELAN'S Book Sb.ro.
WIDE, WIDE WOKLD'AND (Jl'F.ECllY.
At McMillan's Buok-Slurc.
W hite Mat e mitl I'lM-le To ui,
At McMillan's Bonk Store.
Fancies of a Whimsical Man mid Hoods Humorous
At McMillan's lbs, I: Store.
HAWTIIOUNES AND GRACE AGHILAU'S
At McMillan's Bis.k-Slore.
Andrew JnrhKon Davis' Worki,
At McMillan's Hook-Store.
DICKS WORKS AND BIBLES,
For Sale cheap at McMillan's Book store.
.iliO VOLfMES OF MINI ATI' HE POETS,
At McMillan's Bis.k-Store.
ALL KINDS OF HISTORICAL AND POETI
At McMillan's ll.Hik-Store.
MEDICAL BOOKS AND HI IT ION A HIES,
All kind of School Book, Shite, Pencils, Plain
and Fancy Stationery, Wholesale nnd Hetail nt
A pood assortment uf WALL PAPF.U. WIN
DOW PAPER AND F1HK BOARD PRINTS,
At McMillan's BiKik-Storc.
BhiukdliHik and .Memorandums, Yankee No
tions and Toy, in great variety nt McMillan's.
POCK in" MAPS, of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois,
Michigan, Wiscunsin, luwu, and .Minnesota,
At McMillan's Book-Store.
nvEitv nooit i.x the niAicuirr,
Can be procured by calling at !. McM I LEAN'S
Cheap liook-Sliire, five doors East of the Town Hull,
Ma'm-St., Salem, O.
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS.
: anil tuttnn Uomls; Hats, t aps, Mines, Ac.
ALSO, AS ASSOUTMKNT Or FKLE I.AIXIR tlisilis.
Don't forget that wo keep Groceries, Wholesale;
and Hetail, a lotvas anv body else.
TOMLINSON, STRATTOX A Co.
American ISlnck; fiilem.
The Sugar Crock Water Cure.
TWELVE miles South of Muss'illon under tho
charge of Dr. Freasi. is supplied with puro soil
spring water, and conducted on pure llvdroualhiii
1 principles, tic givo no drugs. ihey are only
Hindrance in me rauieai euro oi disease. I lie suc
cess which ha thus far nlleiided our ell'urls to alle
viate tho siitl'erings of humanity, enables us to speak
confidently of tho virtues uf jure mjl tenter, a pro
per diet, Ac.
Terms !?. in ordinary cases, payable weekly.
Dr. T. L. Nichols, of tho American llyd'opiithio
Institute, nud Editor of the Nichols' llciihfi Jour
nal, iu noticing tho Water Curo movements of tho
country, says uf us;
''Dr. Fries, a most thorough and energelie phy.
siciaii, has a Water Cure at Sue-ar Creek Kails. l'
His term aro very moderate, hut thero are few
places wo could recommend witli greater confi
dence." Address, Dr. S. Froase, Deardoir'a Mills, Tusca
rawas Co., O.
BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
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Cutler't Uloek, nearly njijiosite the Hunk,
WHOLESALE AND HETAIL DEALERS l.V
COC:;? AND STATIONERY; whero cm bo found
a full assortment uf llouks, upon tho various re
forms of tbf rjuy,
May 12th, Ul3.
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have gone tu considerable expense in filliitu; py fly
operate with adtuutiigo, mid with reference lu tho
comfort nnd convenience of thoso who may favor
ii with a call; in short, wo nro permanently lu
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