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♦ y «■ 99 Ü! WMH tldfli'i rm» H / .'>nj/.a i in* ,;J !■ )/ » MHMS MV,» t«U1> • •>» U» il 'T ■*■ »'H •,;■= & Nf à r u.i «f fi ' »: Im 05 -*r Iro *i F n?rtii >jt tort $4* » 'i^ï **•: / # (M » ^ HT ' > fc U rl m T «; F !ll 'u fat* T ®* ;l> >: ;• te* M! ■ ÎT,lî» Vj ' cbotè to Ctmperancc, Ploralitïï, öftmcation, fiteriitm, Agriculture, uni» dorerai Intelligence. A JMs i a F — ^— ' J : ' WHOLE NO., 176. SMYRNA, DEL., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1854. NEW SERIES-VOLUME I—NO. 5. tv Writlen /or tks Smyrna Time*. Where Shall 1 Die? • ■T WINNIE HOWXRB. •* I would like to die on the battle-field," Said an «ged soldier, with furrowed brow— Loo* since he had dropped his «word and shitld, n^And his head was whitened with Time's deep snow. "I would rather die," said bw good, old wife, (Asd she gently sigVed as she shook her hssd.) " Ear—far remote from ths groat world's strife ; I would rather die iu my quiet bed." "I would love to dis," criod a proud, fl ton g man, •• On ihe heaving billows of Ocean's breast— Ths breezes of Heaven would sweetly fan My soul away to ber blissful rest" " Nay." a gentle voie« in sweet accent* fell. And a pale, young widow slept feebly near, " I would like to dio where the clrat, free swell Of tbe lores!-birds would delight my ear." •• I wish I could die in my mother'» arras," Said a dear, young child, in a thoughtful tone | *• Nho olwayssluelds me from woes and barms— And adcurerliavcn I've never known." • Oh. let me die in my own dear home !" Prayed a lovely girl, with a »Wee. blue eye— " The King of Terror* would gently come To a plaça so hallowed by Ijovc's IbnJ sigh." But a Christian boy cried, with (learning eye, (Emm bis rheek already the rose was driven.) The spot my Esther has willed me to die. Is the ueare.-.t place in lit* world to Heaven !" PtIILXDCLriIU, IS j 1. Written for the Smyrna Times. WAYSIDE FLOWERS. NO. 2. * BY PAVE PEMBERTON. *• Oh. she is good as she is fair. Nom, none on earth above her, As pure in thought as angels are To kuow her is to love her." I ?c olden time, "country was . ... . ... 1 « .....ii. of ridicule. Musty newspapers and mouldy . , . . ' . ,. ,1 periodicals contain stones of real life, in which ) w • • ., ... ..... . it is said, I'hebc Cobb, when eighteen years ot ! o age, having made the incredible expenditure of' money sufficient to procure a new snuff-colored . silk dress and a green parasol, and having gone to the additional expense ot getting her seven- 4 years-old leghorn "done op."dep.r.ed from her native village, situated forty-nine mile, from erywhercs, to sojourn a fortnight with her beautiful and accomplished city cousin, Amelia Seraphina Harrington. Safely arrived at her destination, she—at cousin Amelia's solicita- • lion—took a day for repose; which, it was uiilrmed, «Le «peut in taking a quiet inventory of the gorgeous furniture—in imagining Um , quantity of brocbatclle required for the window | drapery, and in wondering "how in the world " sofas without arms could be superior to the old > fashioned one upon which she bad " napped " j «o often at home. In the evening, gentlemen .called, and Thebe produced her knitting and 1 - - r . . . endeavored to rival in celerity Amelia a piano lingering. The prevalence of such romance bas lot.g since terminated. 1 think, indeed, the country girU of this day supersede their «ity cousins in point of accomplish went, and— ; m view of our past proud exclusiveness—1, should begiu to apprehend mortifying -reUlia lion from them, wens il not lor the ******* lodged truth they are too gentle, good and lov in«, to be guilty of such misdemeanor. Ab.iïlBrJ.j W.tl» of which,! arrived at the pleasant town of Brighton, ou the Cohoosink creek, never smiled «ver creation. I have a host of cousins resid oig there, and in compliance with innumerable invitations, I. about tarée weeks since, discov ered myself and portmanteau waiting * bClU at tlie door of my good, old widower answer uncle. Such a place as Brighton is ! Such girls !— Such eyes ! Such voice« ! 1 should think they were sufficient to unbalance the equilibrium of incorrigible bachelor living ! But I will any speak first of Brighton's morality. It contains four thousand inhabitants each one of whom— arrived at maturity—attends church every Sabbath. There are six places dedicated to the worship of the true and living God and three sanctified to Bacchus. Tbe la'tcr are always closed on the Sabbath. Young men never con g regate on the corners to interrupt the prevail ing quietude of the streets; consequently, of the well-disposed are never shocked the language of profanity. Mischievous Dame Rumor has never contaminated the. place with a visit. In the churches arc seen young men, who band together, secure a pew and sit by side like brothers—as they arc—in calculated to exciu the profonndest admiration, worthy of universal imitation. Years ago, three good uncles sought a is this retired town, and erected contiguous n| T — V ery similar in construction. twelvemonth sin«», one of them, growing wsnry of * p«*« witb M * wlndow 00 * Md* the entrance, demo Imbed the old structure Md substituted a fin* baft with latsral At present, the brother living next if engaged ia precisely ths mm* operation; and, »rom -- of admiration— nun a manner two beautiful new dwellings, I hav'nt the sha dow of a doubt but that, next July, I shall find the last house undergoing important remodel lings. t One of the uncles was bleiscd with three daughters—two of whom are married to enter prising business married to enterprising busi ness men ; and one, a blue-eyed fairy creature, •till remains beneath the happy roof af her de voted father. She is a country girl in its most refined sense, and, I am confident,would plunge any resident daughter of the city into the land of eclipses were she to stand an accurate criti cal comparison. Mirricc Roving is the favorite of the entire community. No tableaux or soiree could be effectively produced did she not sustain a prominent position among the prime-movers personators. I can only convey an adequate idea of her loveliness by adopting the words of Mirrfe is, in tact, just the lightest hearted, gayest hoyd'.n in existence. She is not one of the class tint incites involuntary cravat-adjust «.VUf and hair-smoothing her own manner is nou chaînai to cause anxiety ou the prim. sc >re. Oa the contrary,! never saw a stranger approach into her presence who did not, in less than half-ai»-!iour, wonderfully dishevel his nicely parted locks, and subside into a lack-a day sic U attitude, d.viaable only by a recoller tiou of my own sensations, warn, after a.. absence of seven years, I beheld her, for the j first time, in blooming won mho. I. I fonnd ... ; .... •» I • ; mysell une ia»ciously debating theq i'-slion, * ■ -, , . .... •„.•„i .. 1U, or is it not illegal oi d.n.ul to m..rrj a I entuge hit. with Mb *r.« IW™ «1 Uw* l . ^ s/.thop «ul o ami - uujuru tresses, stc.ilin » out on cun .v sine, an i i that tiny, little hand, trying in vain to teach them to know thoir place; my mind reverted to ' a novel I liad read, in which a cavalier had won the longsought favor of an arbitrary Baron, by rushing after his danger's affrighted -teed, . .■ .-ij- i:c, i i...ir i and saving the lair lady s hie. 1 halt wislu-n i ... •la.;'- -, i-,, r ,viih might be permitted to ridé ta a railroad cir wim ... . ' , . Mime and her brother, when, on acc.dmit oc i e ... ....... lov. currnisr, at the muninent p 'r;l ot m\ owu me, ... . , .• i 1 could have t ie pleasure ot uasning noun n , , . . ... .,„.1 precipitate ciiihankmenl, to rescue n< ., dim uc.tr or the poet ; Happy, joyous cousin mine, Thou'rt half human, half divine. M .. . . , terrified and fainting, to her taiu-r s arms, • » , ,... • , who would, no doubt, in his gratitude, place her • " . , ' , , , , I hands in mine and say 1 had acted u un great 111 "'' J . ... furtAude and raver}, am wai wor ■} highest praise a er un nun •' •• , is duciosJd! r . „ I do wish cicryW, might hear her play -üü? discourses no P n *"K r ® in th# ) ticulw-tson« arc Me ^ modulation and glides ; n °. tM W 'î ***7 ™i»h ver^sweet! natural j ofU - v adow " e b a 7lmi r been the ! cadence and mtd y. ^u^i, '„niong whose ! melodmnist ,u pr* y c urc *' nnl 0XCII >plar} cimununicants or name ^ ^ Renie- i ^ d» 11 sbou accept t e ° .«jsst'eses FOt> * '* ** V ind sensibil u_ n " ble T 'V " \ .'«.Jf to'bc led from the " * bc * ou cr ' r! * ^ | j je co , | _ TC . I rboir to 1 'V a W ^'j- an • e atlon * »ccuslon.c o ur o .a . ' miistiiiii * However, jlirnc is not nn isolated i ' . J moral e xcellence in i |*V llirr u "** » , ® #| , U c<(U# , n w | lo j Br ' e * on ' r f« r m. upon her inclUrw-toaed I on * ourteem perj« e j egullcc aiu i 1>rcc j. 1 *' u a Hie Frith man, who lives f 10 " h^wh'te bou«c half a square distant, j"J ^ inutruments, besides beiawthiphlv intelleciual and cultivated young ... b ^ the flats and sharps of a piano " f' ' ,n " nR ' c A ... iccd hfA Tlicre lu not ujion record « r cane in which a Brighton lady has do •"?» tc ncc when requested to 1 inL ' U " ^ w , ' k d . rose j to h#r pia^o, modestly remarking - I do no not profess to play wdl, 1 . . j ur0 to ,j 0 w j, at i but i w i give m „ ! can - ' 0U ' pCrh T' L •• l assure you," said cousin Mime propheti cally one dull afternoon, looking toward the y t firmament from an open window by uvercas . .. t ' which -was assor mg » mg 11 ' ' ' gnorl. containing twine of «II lengths«* hooks of everv imaffiuable size 1 assure you, Paul, V y r r»,n the lake this dav you will if you venture oi«:atorial em have engaged sa is ac y^ ™ ■_ ploymenU for one summer. " B " ,0 " k,, " W • ' " Altogether incorrect-Aou have hook upon Ti.f... vnu fail to observe the whole hoe. Than you. fc. _«» okjrve the wh^e h„..li.U,,.nd<l.re..o.U.„U.«t by A ither d»e —you are the time. Unmoved by this direct attack, I was pacing the lake road wilh my boon companions, McBrad and Glenn. We launched out noble craft, plied tbe feather oar, and were speeding swiftly toward the land, or rather water of tbe finny tribes. " Upon my last cursion, l had caught, in four hours patient turtles and an eel. The latter, though H a «tos ling, two of rather diminutive proportions,! considered« 1 magnificent conquest I To-day I had visions 1 still more signal conquests and intimated to cu-adiutors my confidence of success. Lto. Utot . P , ml .p,ilMt wav««... ÜU! The minnows, for à I fisherman style, with a scoop-net attached to a Idhg pole. Alas! before the first airy dream was realized, great drops began to fall from the lowering clouds, heavy thunders rolled fearfully over our minated the darkened sky. "Immense drops seldom portend a mighty shower," observed McBrad. " I forsee an im mediate abatement." All with one accord cast our lines again, and the storm for a few minutes seemed to have heads, and livid lightnings anon illu *p,«nt its fury in menaces, but—think of it and drop a sympathetic tear, reader—at the very moment I was favored with a long, strong nib bio, the rain descended in torrents! I perse yered with my " bite," and, spite of the deluge, drew forth a royal, racoon perch, which I de posited in the hold to insure it a covert from the inclemency of the weather! McBrad grasped the oars and rowed vigor ously for the shore; in order to reach which speedily, we steered the boat'across a portion which of old was swamp land, but w jjj c |j ,, 0W) (be timbers being cut off, formed an a< |«litionn.l territory to the lake. Midway, our g. a jj all j barque grated heavily, and brought up a |Lstauding upon the unyielding remains of s, W1C J- C( ; 0 jj stump ! „ 1IolJ ... cxc | a i nlt . t V Me Brad, " we're swamp e j. com , to the bow—throw her head around _ fathom tlu! water wilh th; 8C oop-pole-Work P(îin!)firton _G,enn-work for your lives !" Eich Iuatulalc waa proiaptly obe yeJ; the w . wun . ttrû u»d, slid easily from'her moor ; „d she bade a willing adieu to the terrible I _ . • ■ , . , , , 8; i a .r. I opine, we averaged nine dry threads f . . . , . «ach when the snore was reached. We were a, sUeUor . Fatigued illMUMbl I Bui refuee be.B.M. » «Bbr. e e. . \ .® , ^ ous alM ] arranged the rim of my " know L >tl| m h| a maniier that the rain might l 8Cap .; atoae pointai trace its Way down the j bank into the lak î. I had anticipated the rail , of Mirrie . Fortunately she was indulging j io ^ a!ld j eacaped lin( * TOrve d to myapart .... , . ... .. . t lue „t. VV hen she arose, the wet boots which I . , . , . .... | ia ,j exchanged for slippers, fell within range . , . , ... ut | tijr Argus eyes, and she hurried to my , • _ ... looin no t to smile at mv mislortuue, but to ex , • . ' i , a. ,, p li;s g her anxiety <br my health and offer the r . scrv;cc9 0 f her mcdicinc-chest. Country cousins, indeed ! bhow me the city J r ui .u m COU gj n that will compare favorably with Mime , , , ... ' ,, , jtovin<T and the Brighton ladies generally ! - ° ° & -***** Written for the Smyrna Time*. THE HAIDEN. — ^ zekel. It is pleasant to look upon the trees, the 8lirulM) * the flowers, coming out with all th* heaaty which joyous May can give. It is lenst ,0 R az0 u P' >n the little bleating herds, as ,h *y Bki P owa y fto(n their mothers, and gambol about the fields and meadows. It is pleasant t° wa lk tlirough the grove, where all is still Mlve the T 'PP ,in ^ r '**' tlie wll ' 8 P erin g zephyr, the buzzing bee, and the singing bird, ,l >" P ll>aBllnt to BCe a K an k r °' lia PPY school girls or boys, running and sporting in all the merriment of their glad day. It is pleasant to behold the young roan engaging in schemes of J ° . . . k°nor # industry and enterpnze, with energy, while his young day is on, that he may be pro vulcd for a k r|1 > n,t b ' B storm y or a K ed da y- II is pleasant to view the aged one, who has served w ' tb bÏB ,n 'ff ht through the battlings of earth, liaving leathered a. eompettinee «.bout him, " üW étires, with the blessings of his neighbors, 10 •"i 0 ?' **" earnin 8 B in a quiut suited to bis y« arB '> and B > B pleasant—ay, pleasanter than # u these—to meditate upon the name and cha k«««,*r* lc Mmuglil j* traujjlil «> tb h, ß hcst »> tereBt * The magic of that word cu.IU up sensations which sleep at every other sound. Were I a sculptor, and were desired to carve an imitation of the phuisantest figure j » 4 " a ^-, 1 would spend my time in chilling ' «" » n *" d,!n walking in her summer garb, ! while modesty, innocence and beauty should Lit upon h«f brow. Were I a painter, I would seize my brush and dash down the figure of the seize ...y , j ^ maiden upon the canvass, with lips, and eyes, and checks fired with life, vigor and loveliness, and call it my best performance. Were I a poet, an( j we re wished to delineate the pleasantest lrain „umbers with "s* 4 " 1 the most exquisite care to picture out the joys, the bR PPy lU y a * th * evenin ? stroll *> the cheer i ng gcenei, the smiles amt hearty laughs, and, also, the grieft and tears of the maiden, and think .. t pl.~nu,t .«n.b,n, What a halo of interest hover, about the name! Aside from the common feeling of ^thiog very pleasant .bout heI «nind. p<«o« the indigent and suffering ! How often do of benevolence push her out, tremblingly, hut)« but still with energy! Trained to deeds of worth bv her mother, from the momenta 01 worqrç oy «« ' . . „ when slie sung to her darling her sweet lullaby till the present, and backed by a noble feeling heart, she is ready for exalted deeds, and active where duty points. None languish where is. without her tear falling sud her hand 1 .,11 „„i-i l c„„. 0 M-p.,i..y Suffice it that l sdd only, that know of no name arcttnrt which concon ,, T We, the ex ang of the character, n«> w .... , , , to.B*" »«J .todleotî .r «X. TH-ywill toll.fl.« ftototo. so for •|P«Q pulpit or the professor's chair, from the rostrum or the senate chamber, or from some other point of honor. Then, who would speak harshly to her, or lightly of her name ? Who dares thus to tread upon innocence, and block up the way of rising worth? Who is so lost to his own dignity or so low in moral sensibility as to pluck a single gem from the female name, or to trample ruth lessly upon her rights ? Or, aside from this, who would not fear the pettings of an incensed community were he to injure her, whether in feelings, in interest, or in character? Who would risk a wayward fling, from a careless hand, at her, the feelings of whose heart are tender and dear, lest he be spumed from the good wishes of his fellows, and be left alone in his glory ? Ay, let that one know that he treads upon guarded ground, and the just reward of his insolence shall descend plenti fully upon his own head. Huijgladc, July, 1854. I ^very man may, that w. 1, break off from 6UCl * dc ^ d '^ hab ' ta ' " ' tb sleep -when you reflect that U is an immediate de of animal naturc-absolutcly necessary, ^ue. to the support of that nature ; but, at thesametimc,reducingittoaperfectinactivi . , . B . „ , e ty, to an entire deprivation of all the functions , . „ ,, , ... F«* ?""■ *" d . "* w '" c !' * b " 1 " ?' " from the short span of our life all the moments . v _ "'*• ^ hen consider sleep an Üus tr , UC 1 '« ht '/° J U WÜ1 "«ver «ndulge in it more 1 lan ^ ou n necf ssar } » roal J our con 9t,tUt ' 0n ' to ' he * u W°[ t an,l t cshment f W"'***- But do not be as the sluggard who cric8;"AliUlcmore8lecp,alittlQfcoreBlum 1 ~~ ber, a little more of the folding of the hands to „ , sleep, he shall be clothed with rags ; his poverty f ° shall come upon him as one that travelleth, his 4 , „ , . .... wants as an armed man. It is with virtues as , . ,, , . with vice, and one vice generally brings on, . Written for the Smyrna Times, INTEMPERANCE. BY DIDYMUB. "Every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate In all things. ' • and leads to another; so right discharge . 4 . , . . , one virtue capacitates for, and introduces the .. .. ,, . • i,. practice of another. He who is moderate in ... . , , -u his use of sleep will certainly be so in his use food, because excess in the latter will render impossible to be abstemious in the former.— The great and good Creator of the world, who has given us an infinite variety of meats and drinks to support our frail bodies, has been to annex to the use of those meats and drinks a certain degree of satisfaction ; whut is necessary to our support, he has rendered plea* ing in the use ; from whence we are evidently taught, that we may certainly consult a degree f satisfaction in our food, and are not bound by the laws of strictest temperance to deny ourselves all kinds of gratification in it But, though this be the case, temperance by all means enjoins the strictest-watchfulness, lest we exceed this allowed satisfaction— continu a Hy reminding us of the great and chief end f ur which wc are exiled to eat and drink, viz; the support and refreshment of our body, in 1 r , . . . c . order to maintain the just dominion of our souls. Whenever wc cat or drink more than is suffi cient to this end—to the heating our bodies— the endangering our health—the inflaming our passions, and losing the strict and sober govern ment of ourselves, let the quantity be what it may—more or less—we then arc guilty of the vice of intemperance. which you are peculiarly to avoid. The very slightest indulgences in it arc dangerous—the I». to it .re e.ulieo.ly to be guarded against—for it is most destructive. pregnant with the direst consequences to health, fortune, reputation, purity, peace, and felicity of every kind. Need you be told how prejudicial it is to health, when you reflect that j almost all the diseases, or, at least, those of the m0 gt dangerous and painful kind which inflict the human race, arise from intemperance— either our own or that of our parents-entailed , upon us . See, in the horrid tram of this pernicious monster, burning fever, joint-torturing gout, half-dead palsy,swollen dropsy, panting asthma, fu ll.gorged apoplexy, and « thousand other dis K * ,7, , j,» orders of a fearful name—disorders sufficient render the least approach to intemperance for I m idable—sufficient to recommend the contrary virtue, whose perpetual attendants are self „.„»i.n, chMriiiUieB a|d he.lU,. .hi.b, u»e most part, extends life to the longest span but which, if life (amidst the thousand and thousand evil, that surround it) cannot be to ^.d.d to M.e long... .pnn, y« .»hi., truly to enjoy life while they exist, and ærves them from its greatest evils. It is, ever, remarkable that those who have been excelled in this virtue have generally attained . . , the greatest age. Again, how latal are the effects ot mtemper «„ce to men's fortunes ! They who are she to this vice not only give the knavish and crafty the most dangerous advantages 1» UB-'i.** «to^i«u Ä u.». atohto. I iy incapacitated from a right management their aflair*. Too often, indeed, they wholly neglectful of them—little regarding anything beside, if they can dissipate of hours m the wretched company of those worthless and inconsiderate as themselves; while thus thstf unhappy families are A vice, my dear friends, ,. B. 4il Mfi- »«fwSf to languish in poverty and distress, and often, with them,brought to the lowest misery—"for the drunkard and the glutton,'' says the wise man, "shall come to poverty." 'llistelliraeous. Reformation or Wm.Wirt—Trite incident in hisHistory. —The distinguished Wm. Wirt within six or seven months aller his first mar riage became addicted to intemperance, the effects ol which operated strongly on the mind and health of his wife, and in a few month she was numbered with the dead, Her death led him to leave the country where he resided, and he went to Richmond, where he soon rose to distinction. But his habits hung about him, and occasionally he was found with jolly, fro licsome spirits of bacchanalian revelry. His true friends expostulated with him to convince him of the injury he was doing to himself But he still persisted. His practice began to fall off, and many looked on him as on the sure road to ruin. He was advised to gel married with a view of correcting his hab its. This he consented to do if the right per son offered. He accordingly paid his addresses to Miss Gamble. After some months attention he asked her hand in marriage. She replied; *• Mr. Wirt, I have been well aware of your intentions some time past, and should have given you to understand that your visits and attentions were not acceptable, had 1 not re ciprocated the affection which you evinced towards me. But I cannot yield my assent until you pledge me never to touch, taste or handle any intoxicating drinks." This reply to Wirt was as unexpected as it was novel. His reply was, that he regarded that proposition as a bar to all further consider ation of the subject, and he left her. Her course towards him was the same as ever—his, resent ment and neglect. In the course of a few weeks he went again and solicited her hand. But her reply was that her mind was made up. He became in dignant, and regarded the terms propos» - * insulting to liis honor, and vowed it should be^ the last meeting they should ever hx ve - -j, I took to drink worse and worse, and seVllP 4 ®* ulu run headlong to ruin. _ if Cedi One day, while lying in the outskirts al,,c L city, near a little grocery or grog shop, Ilk, a young lady,whom it is not necessary to name, was passing that way to her home not far off, and beheld him with his face upturned to the rays of the scorching sun. She took her hand kerchief, with her own name marked upon it, The Washington Slar gives the following account of experiments made with a new fire nmde . hoards of Army and Navy officers with the ..perry" arms, an American invention, now in courg „ of being patented in th is country hy the inventor, an ingenious American wlio has «^bhriied ^ j ^ ^ Mya , ç Sperinie utiug commission and! A j a j or Mordicai at the head of the army board. According to both reports this new invention prove tobe likely to excel for pract.ce use any other description of fire-arms not excepting the world-renown Minnie rifle. The naval com nuH|on witnessed the firing of one of the car 5i ue s seventy-five times in seven and a half minuta, without the slightest baulk. Fliese guns load in a vibrating breech cylmder work mir in an arc of a circle. They are self-pruning to an ^ when theoylinder is tarought into a position to receives the cartndgq^it receives the cap, tifty of which are previously placed in a tube ,«ssing Üirough the breech of the gunby being fo, .hid. ; ^ >boye and otlier8 subsequently ten OTade un der the supervision of Major Da hlgrcen, ex- oftlie ordnance corps, a. the navy yard, where „on *h*» » • "ÄftSj /"L* '^ini pro- a |^|f ball and weiglung 'po"" dB 0 yard., fired through twelve inch boards most place d in a frame one inch apart ; and also threw balls quite a mile. In the experiments at navv vard. the Perry rifle was fired against Ml„ n fe rifle With thè back sight, of the ^ , mt one inch it threw the ball quite &| accurate iy eight hundred yards, as the the n j e g un> w i;h the back sight raised * ncboB over threw ita bsJl one thousand yarda This proves of ca]calat j onBi that with tlie back grow raiae( j but two inches, it will bo quite as rale and daidly in its effects at one thousand their three hundred yards, as the c ^ leb . ra '* d h ^ in _with the htek sight raised an inch higher, ^ _ A yarJg ^ Minnie heretofbre l8 the roost effective flwnarm can he linadlsd by a single person. placed over After, he had remained in that way for some hours he was awakened, and his thirst being so great, he went into the little grocery or grog shop to get a drink, when he discovered the handkerchief, at which he looked and the name that was on it. After pausing he exclaimed: " Great God ! who left this with me 1 who placed this on my face ? No one knew. He dropped the glass, ex claiming : "Enough! Enough! He retired instantly from the store forgetting his thirst,* but not his debauch, the handker chief, or the lady, vowing, that if God gave him strength, never to touch taste or handle intox icating drinks. To meet Miss Gamdle was the hardest effort of his lile. If he met her in her carriage or on foot, he popped around the nearest corner She at last addressed him a note under her own hand, inviting him to her house, which hs finally gathered courage enough to accept. He told her if she still bore affection for him he would agree to her own terms. Her reply was: My conditions now are what they ever have been." "Then said Wirt, "I accept them. They soon married, and from that day he kept his word, and his affairs brightened t .*while hon ors and glory gathered thick upon his brow. His name has been enrolled high in the tem ples of fame; while patriotism and renown live after him with imperishable lustre. tt ' I A New Fire-Arm. sr !» Printing.— Printing is a glorious art. It is the sun of the moral world. What would have been our condition without books or newspa persl The Almighty was a printer from the begining. Look up at night and read the bla zing editorials in the huge sheet spread over the skies. You may read and read again and still learn new thoughts, and brilliant ideas. Burning stars are types which have been read and instructed by people and kindred from the birth of existance to the present hour. The earth, too, is printed all over. Who cannot read the language of the mountains, the oceans, the trees, and the beautiful flowers? The pen of the almighty is traced to them. Is not printing a glorious art? What art boast of greater antiquity? Who wouldn't be a printer or an editor, and thus be a working man with God in interesting, elevating and regenerating the human family ? \en, friend, it is a beautiful antique ond glo rious cause; on« in which none should be as hamed to enlist ; one which should be encour aged, sustained and reverenced by all. It is a cause in which some of our greatest and most talented forefathers and patriots have labored. They, through the instumentality of this great and noble art, the art preservatives of all arts, have been enabled to hand down to us traces of the bold, untiring and successful efforts to free us from the bonds of tyranny, and as beacons to allure us on to greater and nobler deeds. Lime Water a Remedy for Diarrhea.— In a letter to the Charleston (S. C.) Mercury, J- Lartigue asserts that lime water is anexcel lent remedy for the above disease. He does not claim it as something new, it being first suggested to his mind by reading Youatt, a writer on the "Horse." Mr. L. believes it is also good for cholera, for which he has tried it personally, with the following experience : " The fitst case in which I ined it," he says, "was - interesting. The patient, a man about />a/<Wars of age, was taken with the mo 1 , M Us evacuation, He said that anoth er a Slor * Viis end. I thought so too, as the Piuia'deV^ °* tbe preceding were very OlL,CA»ve him a half pint ol the solution tbe ,,|1( \as strong as the unslaked lime r ,. K111 ^ns.oi it ^ u t perfectly clear of the sedi tmil)Cr ' He had scarcely swallowed it betöre a ^" rbe 8 an to Bliecze violently, and said that he was frying in his stomach. He never had anoth er operation—no fever, and was well in half an hour, except as to debility. 1 have had occasion to try it this summer with similar success. In one case it was checked too soon, and produced fever, but the patient soon recov ered of that. I am no advocate for quack medicines, nor can serve at (j^-A distinguished phrenologist in this town has recently examined the "Head of the chuch." He finds it has had, and still possesses t great ma ny " bumps." for-1 —-- e ^ a knew panaceas; remedy can be accounted for on chemical priu ciples ."—Scientific Amer. Lots of 'Em.—W e "Don't Know" whether we have any " Know Nothings" here or not, but if you want to discover the " Have Noth ings" just get a duplicate and try to collect the Poor Tax ! OCT The Indian Treaties, just confirmed 1»y the Senate cover nearly the whole of the con templated State of Kansas, and comprise about 20,000,000 of acres, The price paid is roughly estimated at twenty cents per acre ; but os oth er lands are assigned tbe Indians for residence, the actual value received by them is more.— They will not, as heretofore, rcceiv very large sums in hand, but portions of the consideration will consist iu g sods, stock, farming materials« Ac. Four Kino op Readers. —Coleridge says that there are four kinds of readers. The first is like the hour-glass, and their reading being as the sand, it runs in and out, and leaves not a vestige behind. A second is like the sponge, which imbibes everything, and returns it in nearly the same state, only a little dirtier, i third is like a jelly-bag, allowing alt that a pure to pass away, and retaining only the refuse and dregs. And the fourth is like tlie slave ia the diamond mines of Golconda, who casting aside all that is worthless, retains only the pure gems. Punch" on Bonnets. —The last nnmber of Punch contains a pictorial guess at the dis tance at which ladies' bonnets will be worn from their heads at the next remove. The tendency has been further and still further rearward, and the next change Punch thinks, will carry them off the head entirely ; so be represents the next fashion by two young ladies in full dress and bare-headed, sailing along the street, with a footman walking some ten fest behind, carrying tlie bonnet on a waiter. «( " I say, Mister, how came your eyes so oil fired crooked?" « My eyes. " Yes." "By setting between two galsand trying to look love to both at the same time." ■ i Yankee Poetry. —A down east poet thus " immortalizes" the beautiful river Connecticut: Roll on loved Connecticut long has thou ran. Giving shade to old Hartford and freedom to to man. Mr. Query wonders if when night falls if she dosen't hurt herself. The desire of Mr. Query for " useful knowledge" and things;''is only equalled by his humanity. " He knows on which side bis bread is buttered," is now rendered, "He is aware on what portion of the staff of life the oleaginous product of ths cairy is dispensed." • Shun fashion, folly and early fruit The first will ruin your purse, the second your brain the third your-—belly. -a .«* O^rRoyalty makes the fashion. In England it is out of fashion to wear mustaches. Ths queen don't wear any. (}£r Women are seldom sailors, but thsy sometimes commanded smacks. - 03T " I'm a straight forward man," as ths toper said whsn he pitched into the gutto*. ■ * ,AW~***