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Vffisl"r'tw i. A VOL. 4. BELLOWS FALLS, VT., FJUDAY, MARCH 4, 1859. NO. 9; 'SYJA f4 ... i . - rrftr' .. . ... . wl .. A ... zs BUSINESS CARDS. (co. O. Kobiiivon, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLKR AT LAW Edohtom, Bock County, Wisconsin. . Will attend to Lav, Agency, Oeueral Collection and all klalsof Susmessia tuefine of his Profession. 1 s DR. ELISIIA PHELPS, XV LVDSOR TT( Will from tbia date attend to Surgical imm. at any diatanee- Particular attautiun given to aU alleetKus oj 01 we eye. Wisosoa, VI., May 17,1868 SI A. S. CAMPBELL) ATTORNEY A COUNSELLOR AT LAW A SOLICITOR IN ,:j , , . CHANCERY : ll . , And Agent for Ufa and fir. Insurance Comuanies. Billows Falls, Vt. , - 81y H. G. BATE S , 1BININQ AND REFRESHMENT ROOMS' At the Rail-Road Depot, BELLOWS FALL VT. Meahl ready and "BerreshmenU of all khd furnished on Wis at rival of each train of care. The travelling public are tiwspecUuliy invited to call. 11 - S. SANDERS, ', .OYSTER BOOM AND GROCERY STORE. North end of the Square, BELLOWS FALLS, Tt. 'Constantly on hand and for sale. Oyster. Lobsters, Clams' Sardine, Pice, Cakes, Confectionery, Ac. llj 'Oysters furnished at wholesale and received daily from Market. Orders by mail or otherwise promptly attended to. WllXUM MTTI.VG Jr, Manufacturer of Church and Parlor Organs, Varying in price lnim 150 to IfiJOO. Also dealer in Piano Forlcs ffiffl & Serapliines. Organ and Pianos tuned and repaired. - ; ' BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (1) C. A. FAIRBANKS, Manufacturer of and Dealer in Trunk and Valise. , Coach, Gig, Chaise, Bugxy and.Stage Harnesses. Patent and Enameled Leather, Enameled Cloth and Carriage Tritnoitng-i, Whips, Saddlery, Horse Blanket, Sleigh Bells, Ac. Two Doors East of Mammoth Block. BELLOWS FALLS, May 1, ISiT, HARRIS, STOVE A Co., COMMISSION MERCHANTS, For the sale of FLOt'B AKD GRAIN. t BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., May 1, 1857. S. M. BLAKE, DENTIST Performs all operations in Dental Sur-Rfrv.and Manufactures r i Mineral Teeth in Blocks and Full Sets. Office in Mammoth Block, up Stairs. BELLOWS FALLS, May 1, 1SW. WILMI1M CO.V1XT, Manufacturer and Dealer in CABINET FUKNITDRK, Sofas, 3?? m" fliriirs. Jxoking-laseit, Matreases, Window Siutde, and Fixtures, offins of all Sisem and Descriptions, constantly on hand. WILLIAM ROl .VDS, ATTORNEY AiSD 00UNSKLL0R AT LAW. CUKSTKit, Vt L. E. SIMO.VDS, PHYSICIAN AND SVKOEON. 8AXTO.V8 RIVER, Vt. ; , , J f. V. KRIDCMA.V, 1 ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW j . ana solicitor in insncery, SLLLun s FALLS, Yt. Aiso, CoulntUrioner to take the acknowledgment of Deeds and other Instruments, for the State of New York. STOCGIITOX cV GKAXT, ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW And Solicitors in Chaucer J. BELLOWS FALLS, Yt. Office in Wentarurth's New BuiUlins;. II. B. STOUGHTON. L. A. CHANT. sAMl GL MC1IOLS, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND U'KOION, Office No. 8 Wurhtuian's Block. AB1JA1I S. CLARK, Wholesale and Retail Lealer in STOVES AND AURICLLTIRAL 1MPLEURNTS. And Manufacturer of Plow, Fence. Machinery and Rail Road . Casting. Lanre heavy Box Stoves fur f actories Town llinwe. School Houses, &e. BeXLOH'S PALLS, Vt. I. E. PElftCK, Manufacturer and Tender of cverj thing ever made from Xiuti, f unrest, GiiiiTiu Soafstosi i , Marble Works, BELLOWS PALLS, Vt. L. A. MA DON. WATCHMAKER A JEWELER, i Constantly for Sale Watches, Crocks, Gold and Silver Work, and fancy Ooods Abo, a good assortment of Ouus, Rlnes and Fishing Tackle. . In Weutworth's New Building. KCSSEL,!, HIDE, Dealer in ' "WEST INDIA GOODS AND GROCERIES, . Also, In Flour, Lard, Hams, Flsh.T. I. Salt, Oil, Fluid, Batter, Cheese, Crorkery and Glass ware. -jTh shove goods having been bought for CASH, will b. sold . A at a mall advance, iur ready pay. Call at Newton's Block, No. I . BELLOWS FALLS, May 1, 1S57. , MILLIVERY At DRESS MAKING, MRS. SOPUIA M. BENTON, CHESTER, VERMONT. M RS BeffToir would inform the Ladies of Chester and r lnity that a no a the solicitation of her friends, she has pro ured a FIKSI CLASS MILLINER, FROM NEW" YOIIK Aod. in connection with her Dre Makins;. will he pleased to simian Ladies with any description of It A T ot the new etaeai mnstelegant design ; also. Pattern Hats of as good style, and at aalow rates, as can he procured in the city. 20-ly . ENGLISH Sc. AMERICAN H A It D W ARE, Cutlery and Joiner's Tools, ' MANILLA AND HEMP ROPE, SHEET LEAD AND LEAD PIPE, SAFETY FUSE, POWDER, PAINTS. OILS, VARNISHES AND DYE STUFFS. W1S- DOW OLASS. GROGND AND STONE t' PLASTER, GUANO, HARD COAL, : r OORDAGI, IRON, STEEL tV NAILS, SALT, FLOUR, V72ST IXDIA GOODS k GROCERIES, Constantly on hand and for sale by ARMS & WILLSON (Successor to A. A J. H. Wentworth.) wesers. A. st W. are also siraU for P Jew.ll a Km ir. and the Boston Leliin, Co, s India Rubber s UowsPalU, MayM, 1S68. SO FALLS TIMES. SWAIN, -! 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Then his eyes began to weary, Weighed bent-ath a mortal steep ; And their orbs grew strangely dreary. Clouded, eren as they would weep. But they vept nut, they changed not, Never moved and never closed ; Troubled still, and still they ranged not, Wandered not nor yet repoeed. So I knew that he was d lng Stooped and raised his languid bead ; Felt no breath and beard no signing. So X knew that be was dead. THE FROZEX DESOL.ATIOX OF WI.V TER. There is a stoppage of the currency Of all the streams, which cannot liquidate Their tribute to these. The ft oxen soil. H.ird up, no more repays the husbandman. Each object crusted o'er with rime and snow 8eems white-washed. Of their furniture the trees Are stripped ; and every where distringas reign. On one vttst picture of Insolvency We gaze around ; and did we not repose la mother earth resources confidence, Should see no prospect of a dividend Of sixpence in the poan ! AX OLD EPIGRAM. Truth, so they say, lies In a well A paradox, forsooth ! For If it t., as people tell, How can ft, then, be truth f IISOI2LIL,A.3SrY A Juggler's Duel. Joe Latli, a shrewd, traveled Yankee a juggler to boot gets alioard the old frig ate Brandywine at Gibraltar, bringing with him a good deal of money, and a big trunk of magician implements.' He acts as as sistant steward, and becomes a great favor ite with the crew. At Port Mahon, they go ashore, Joe in full toggery, enter a wine shop, drink, and Joe accidentally gets into a quarrel with a ferocious Spanish infantry captain. A duel ensues as follows : ' My name is Joseph Latti, sir, a citizen of the United states, and a General of the Order of Sublime Darkness,' said Joe, very pompously. tuining to the Spaniard. ' Your name sir ? ' : ' Antonio Bizar, captain in Her most Saered Majesty's 7th Regiment of Infantry. But your oifiee, sir ? I don't comprehend.' ' Oh. you wouldn iknow if I was to (ell you. I am simply general of a body of men who liave sold themselves to the gen tleman who burns sinners and heretics down there !' And Joe pointed mot mysterious ly down towards the floor its he spoke. The Spaniard smiled a very bitter, sarcas ticsmile and thereupon Joe took up twolarge knives that lay on the bar, and tooM-d them one afier another, down his throat, making several wry faces as they took their passage downwards. The fellow had evidenlly never seen anything of the kind before, for he was a-touuded. Now, sir,' said Joe, making one or two more grimaces, as though he felt the knives somewhere in the region of the diaphragm, 'you wait here while I go and bring "my pistols, and you shall have satisfaction. Will you wait ? ' I can procure pistols,' said the officer, forgetting his astonishment and coming back to his anger. ' I shall fight with my ow n. If you are a gentleman you will wait.' ; Joe turned to us and bade us wait for him. Here ! here 1 Oh ! gentlumen, where be my knives ?' cried the keeper. ' I'll pay you for them w hen I come back,' and he then beckoned for me to come out. 1 did so ; I e took the knives one from his bosom and the other from his sleeve and told me to keep them umil he re turned. It seems that Joe found a boat ready to take him off to the ship at once, for he was not gone more than three quarters of an ! hour ; when he came back he had two superbly-mounted pistols with him. Ho load ed thein with powder in the presence of the Spauiard, and then handing him a ball, asked if he would mark it, so that he would know it pgain. The fellow hesitated at first, but nt length he took it with a mad gesture, and bit it between his teeth. ' ' I shall know that,' he said, ' unless it is battered against your bones.' Now select your pistol,' said Joe. The man took them and examined them, but he was satisfied they were both alike. ana ooiu guou, ana ne loia doe tie had no , V t . 1 3 ... I choice. So our steward put the balls and rammed them carefully dow n. The whole party now aliourned to a wide court back of the cafe, where twelve j BELLOWS A.N. paces were marked off and then the com- batants took their stations. I trembled for Joe, for I saw not yet how he would make fun out of this. - ! , 'Count, said the Spaniard impatiently, i legs, has sown the .seeds of consumption 'One two three I'. ,, j in thousand and thousands, and i, of many The Captain fired first, and with m.03t dangerous things done in obedience to laws deliberate aim. Joe fired in the air. Then of fashion, the one that is most thoughtless the latter walked deliberately up to his an- aud most cruel. ' Tt is in the child that con tagonist, and tak.ng a ball fiotu between sumption can most readily be plunted in bis teeth, handed it to him. ; , j the child, that ., when the tendency exists, ' You can use that next time,' said Joe, ; ! it can be conquered, if . at all It is to be : 1 he officer looked first at Joe s teeth, and then at the ball. It was surely the one that he had seen put in the pistol, and now he had seen his . fbeman take it from his mouth. lie was unmistakably astounded, , ., ' Come, let's load again,' said Joe. San Pablo,' exclaimed Biz.tr, 'you must use some some what you call him ? some trick, eh? I shall load the pistol myself. . ' Do so,' said Joe, calmly, and as he spoke he coolly handed over his powder flask. ; The Spaniard poured out -an extra quan - tity of powder, and having poured it in the pistol, called for a rammer. lie then put the same ball in he used before. Mean - wniie, Joe nati oeen loading nis own pistol, ' One moment,' uttered Joe, reaching out his hand. The caps are in the butt of your pistol. Let me get them.' 1 he fellow handed over his pistol, but kept his eye upon it. Joe opened a little silver spring at the end of the butt, and true, there were some percussion cans there. He took out two, and having capped his own pistol, he tossed it into the air, catch- ing it very auroitly as it came down, and then handed back the other to the Span iard. I had watched Joe most, carefully. but I saw nothing out of the way, and yet he changed pistols with his foe. ' Now, cried he ' I'll put a ball in my pistol, and then we w ill be ready.' lie slipped something in that looked like a cartridge, but no oue else saw it. ' Now,' said the Spaniard, let's see you hold this in your mouth." Again they took their stations, and again they were ready. ' Une two three! And the Spaniard fired first, by aim, Joe firing in the air, as before. And again Jo stepped forward nnd took the self-same ball out"of his moulh and handed it to his antagonist. The fellow was completely dumbfounded and the rest swore. ' You no fire at me ! ' gasped the cap tin. ' I'll fire at yoj the next time, said Joe, in & tone of thunder ; ' thus far I bave on ly shown you that powder and ball can have no effect on me. Twice have you fired at me, with as true a pistol as was ever made, and both times have I caught your ball be tween my teelh, w hile I have fired in the air. I meant that you should live long enough lo know that for once in your life you had seen, i( not the old fellow himself, (pointing downward.) at least one who is his employ. The old gentleman will . c o , . like the company ot a bpanish captain of infantry, and I'll send you along. Come, load again.' But the astonished Spaniard did not seem inclined to do so. A man who swallowed carving knives as he would sardines, and who caught pistol balls between his teeth, was not exactly the man for him to deal with. While be was pondering upon what he had seen, Joe took a handful of bullets from his pocket, and began to toss them rapidly down his throat, andwhen these were gone he picked up some half dozen good sized stones, and seat them afier the bullets. ; ' Holy Santa Maria,' ejaculated the Span iard, while his eyes seemed starling from their sockets. ' What a man ! By my soul, 'tis the devil ! And as he spoke he turned on his heel and hurried away from the place. After he was gone, Joe beckoned for me to give him the knives. I did so, and then saw him slip them up his coat sleeves. When we returned to the cafe he approached the keeper. ' You want your ki.ives,' he said. But the poor fellow dared not speak. Joe put his hand to his right car and pulled out one of the long knives. Then from his left ear he drew the other. The innkeeper crossed lumselt in terror, and shrank trem lilinj; away. " But we finished our wine, and having paid for it, turned to go. ' Here,' said Joe, ' I havn't paid for the use of the yard yet,' and as he spoke he threw down a piece of silver on the coun ter. ' No ! no ! no ! ' shrieked the poor fellow. Don't leave your money here, don't ! Joe picked it up and went away laughing. Ever after that, while he remained at Mahon, Joe Latti was an object both of cu riosity and terror on shore, for an account, all colored to suit the exaggerated concep tion of the cafe keeper, had been spread over the city, and the pious Catholics there wanted notbing to do with such a man, ouly to keep onr his good-humored side. The Seeds of Consumption. The terrible mortality caused by bron chitis pneumonia, and consumption, which together kill in England and Wales only a hundred thousand people, (being one lorth ot the entire mortality from more than a hundred other causes in addition to themselves.) should make us think a little seriously of the many tilings, and not least seriously of the freaks of fashion, which set climate at defiance. Whv do we sp nd ehild- . ... J ren abroad in damp and cold weather, wilb their legs bare, submitted, tender as their bodies are, to risks that even strong adults could not brave with impunity? Custom has made this matter appear familiar and j trifling, but it is not out of place to say, at the beginning of another winter that the denial to young cbidren of proper skirts to j their clothes, and Warm coverings to their fought against by protecting the body with sufficient clothing against chill and damp, by securing It plenty of wholesome sleep , not suffboutive sleep among feathers and jcourtains-r-plenty ot free ablution without jprejudices on behalf of water, icy cold, ' plenty of cheerful exercise short of fatigue, I plenty of meat and bread, and w holesom pudding. Those, indeed, are the things wanted Dy all children. JUany . a child ; pines in health -upon a diet stinted with the j best intentions. But the truth is, that it is ' not possible to over-feed a child with sim- ' pie, wholesome eatables. It can be Stimula- j ted to excess in the demolishing of sickly ' dainties ; and, with a stomach once fairly .aepraveu, may be made incompetent to say when it has had too little or loo much, But a child fed upon wholesom things knows betier than any mama can tell when i it wants more : it can eat a srreat deal : has i not only to maintain life, but to add hi-ht j and breadth to stature. Fortify it, then, , against variations of climate-bv mpeiino- the demands of iu body : give it full ani- j mal vigor to resist unwholesome impres- i sums. i.specally let the good house wife who has a young family to feed, learn to be utterly reckles of her milk score. Somobody has declared a pint of milk to contain as much nourishment as half a pound of meat. Be that as it may, it is the right food for little ones to thrive upon, and may save much subsequent expendiiure for cod liver oil. Dickens' Household Words. Kit Carson with the Bears. ! The following thrilling adventure with grizzly bears is from a recently published work, entitled the Lite and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Famous Backwoodsrtian of the Rocky Mountains." " Late one afternoon, just after the little party had gone into camp, Kit having lin gered somewhat behind, suddenly rode into the camp-ground, and leaped from his horse, giving it in care of one of the men. With his rifle, he then started in pursuit of game for supper. He walked on about one mile from camp, and there came upon the fresh tracks of some elk. following up the trail, he discovered the game grazing on the side of a hill. In the neighborhood of these animals there were some low and craggy pine trees. Moving along with frreat care. he finally gained the cover of the trees, which brought him in close proximity to ine eiK. anu wiiuin certain ran;e of bis ri ' fie. This care was the more necessary as f I. 1. i i . -., . M I his party had been without meat for some time, and began to be greatly in need there of. These ever-wary animals saw or scent ed him, or at any rate, became conscious of approaching danger from some cause, be fore he could reach the spot from which he desired to take his aim. They had com menced movinr, and in another instant would have bounded away out of all reach of his rifle. His eye and piece, however, were too quick for them, for, bringing his piece inio position, and without dwellin" upon his aim, he spd a bullet after the1 largest and fattest of the noble-game before him. He had wisely allowed for the first leap, for his shot caught the noble animnl in mid air, and brought him to the earth, writhing in his death agony, wiih a fearful wound through his heart and lungs from" which there was no escape. One quiver ran through the frame of tho beautiful ani mal, when he breathed his last. The echo ing s )und of the rifle had hardly died away, to which the true hunter ever listens with unfeigned pleasure as the sweetest music on his ear, whenever he has seen that his "ame is surely within his grasp, w,en t,e ast faint melody was broken in upon and com-j plctely lost in a terrific roar from the woods ' directly behind him. Instaitly turning his head to note the source of the sound, the meaning and cause of which he well knew by his experienced wcodman's ear, educat ed until its nicety was truly wonderful, he saw two huge and terribly angry grizzly bears. As his eye rested upon these un welcome guests, mey were bounding to wards him, their eyes flashing fiery passion, their pearly teeth glittering with eagerness to mangle his flesh, and their monstrous fore-arms hung with sharp, bony claws, ready and anxious to hug his tody in a close and most loving embrace. There was not much time for Kit to scratch his head and cogitate. In fact, one instant spent in thought then would have proved his death warrant without hope of a reprieve. Messrs. Bruin evidently considered their domain most unjustly intruded upon. Kit required no second thought to perceive that the monarch of the American forest were unappeasably angry, and were fast nearing him with theic mighty stride. Dropping his rifle, the leaden bullet of which would have been worth to him its weight in gold if it could by some magic wand have been transferred from the heart of the elk back into its breech, he bounded from his position in close imitation cf the elk, but with better success. The tree? ! he hoped and prayed, as he fairly flew over the ground, with the bears in hot chase, for one quick grasp at a sturdy sapling. By rood fortune, or special Providence, his hope, or prayer, was answered. Grasping a lower iinio, ne swung his body up into the first tier of tranche just as passing Bruin brushed against one of his legs. Bears climb trees, and Kit Carson wa3 not ignorant of the fact. Instantly drawing hi keen-edged banting knife, he cut away for dear life, at a thick, short branch. , The knife and his energy conquered the cuttins just as Messrs. Bruin had gathered them selves up for an ascent, a proceeding on their part to which Carson would not give assent. Carson was well acquainted with the Messrs Bruin's pride in, ,and extreme consideration for their noses A. few sharp raps made with the severed branch upon the noses of the ascending bears, while thev fairly made them to howl with pain and rage, now kept Carson and Messrs. Bruin actively busy for somo time. ;,,The huge monsters and monarch of the , mountains were determined not to give it op so. Such a full fair chase, Rnd to be beaten by a sin gle white man on their own doinafn l This evidently galled their sensitive natures. It is true, the roaring of the bears iu his rear had stimulated Carson in the race, so much so, that he undoubtedly ran at the top of nis speeu ; ana, being naturally, as well as by long practice, very fleet of foot, he had managed to outstrip his pursuers in tho race. It is true he had made .short work of climbing the tree and here arrain had very innocently beaten the bears at their own game, and one in which they took great pride. It is" more than probable that the bears were in too good condition to run well, had it been early Springtime, they would doubtless have been much lower in fleslL That was their own fault too t they should have known that racing time cannot ue matie on nigii condition- Alter leaving iucii uitici timing uuHners. liihv aim nil sre i been less given to a sumptuous habit at the table. ::,'.; . , f ; ,: - Affairs were by no manner of means settled. They bad the daring -trespasser on their domain treed, and almost within their reach ; and, indeed, to keep out of the way of their .uncomely claws, Kit was obliged to gather himself up in the smallest possi ble space and cling to the topmost boughs. The bears now allowed themselves a short respite for breathing, during which they o a j - : gave vent to their wrath by many shrill screeches. 1 hen they renewed their en deavors to force the hunter from his resting place. Mounted on their hind paws, they would reach for him, but the blows with the stick, applied to their noses, would make them desist. In vain did they exhaust ev ery means to force the man to descend ; he was not to be driven or coaxed. The hard knocks they had sustained upon their noses had now aroused them almost to madness. Together they made one desperate effort to tear Kit from the tree. As in all former ttempts, they were foiled, and their ardor dampened nnd cooled by the drumming operations upon their noses which this time were so freely and strongly applied upon one of them a to make him lachry- mose and cry out with pain. One at a time , uuv was not uniu mey nau been out of sight and hearing some time that Kit considered it safe to venture down from the tree, when he hastened to regain and immediately to reload his ride." ' J How John Swore for Bettw The laws of the state of Verginia prohibit' mar rage unless the parties are of a lawful age, or by the consent of the parents, John N , a well-to-do farmer in the valley of Virginia, was blesed with every comfort f except that desidraluu a wife. John 1 1 cast his eys around, but unsucessfully, until they fell upon the form of Betty, daughter of John Jones, one of the prettiest' and nicest girls in the country. After a court ship of six weeks, John was rendered hap py by the consent ot the tair Uetty. Ihe next day, John with a friend, weut to town to got the neccessary documents, with the forms of procuring which he was most la mentably ignorant. Being directed to the clerk' ollice John, with a good deul of hesi tation, informed the urbane Mr. Brown that he was going to get married to Betty Jones, nnd wanted to know what , he must do to compass that desirable consummation. Mr. Brown, with a bland smile, informed nun, that after being satisfied that no legal impediment prevented the ceremony, he would for. the sum and consideration of S3, grant him the license. John, much re lieved, handed out the necessary funds, 'Allow me,' said Brown, 'to ask you a few questions. You are 21 years of age, I suppose, Mr. N ?! . ,., 'Yes said John. 'Do you solomnly swear that Betty Jones, spinster, is of lawful age, (made and enact ted by the legislature of Verginia,) to take the marriage vow?' 'What's that?' said John. ,' ' ' Mr B. repeated. .'' ' Well, said John, 'Mr Clerk, I want to get married, but I joined the church at the tast revival, anu a woman t swear tor a hundred dollars.' 'Then sir, you connot get married.' 'Can't get married ! ; Good gracious, Mr Clerk, they 11 turn me out of the church if I swear ! Don't refuse me, Mr Clerk, for heaven' isake, I'll give you 10 if you let me off from wearing.' . " ,. .. . . 'Can't do it Mr N .' 'Hold on, Mr Clerk, I'll swear ! 1 couldn't give up Betty for ten churches. 1T1 swear: may I be d d if she ain't 18 years old give me the license." After the clerk bursted a few of the but tons off his vest, be granted the license. Montgomery (Ala) MaiL Belonging to another parish At a missionary sermon, in a country village, all the congregation shed tears, wiih the exception of one rustic, who, when he was M-ked why he continued unaffected, re plied, "I don't btbmj to this parith." . . Fact ih Eloquence. The subject of the first article in ' Tit Atlantic Monthly for September is "Eloquence, which i trented with discriminating ability. It is urged that true eloquence ; must have a foundation and body . It "must be ground ed on the plainest narrative. . Afterwards, it may warm itself until it exhales symbol of every form and color, speaks only through the most poetic form, but, first and last, it must still be a Libicnl statement ;of, fact. The orator is thereby an , orator, - that , he keeps his feet" over on a fact. Thus .only he invincible. . No cifts. no traces, no power ol wit, of learning or illustration, will make any amend fo- want tC this, j All audiences are just to this point., Fame - of voice or of rhetoric will carry people a, few time to hear a speaker, but they on begin to ask, 'What is he driving at?' and if this man, does not stand fur anything he will be deserted, A good upholder of anything which they believe, a fact-speaker . of any ' kind, they will long follow." V .in . ' " i. i i ' v." . -i ' Ikb Partington's , Composition. Plymouth Rock V was the subject given out for the exercise of the school, and the next morning the teacher and the whole of the boys were astonished at the following j composition by Ike Partine-ton. which AZ f plays great historical acumen, and a most astonishing chronological facility. . r , ' Plymouth llock. This rock was ! brought to this country in the Mayflower, jiu the year 1492, by the Pilgrims, under the direction of elder Osmyn Brewster, who afterward removed to Boston, and became an alderman of that city. Plymouth Rock was put on a wharf, where part of it re mains to the ' present day, as people may see if they will take the trouble to scratch the dirt away. , No reason is given for put ting the rock up so far from the water, ex cept it was to keep it out of the wet ' Dr. N. B. Shurtleff was the first to land -era Plymouth Rock, which he did without any, trouble because .it wasn't .a very, big one. It was on this roek that Governor Carver first shook hands with Samosct, who said : ' Welcome Englishmen ! ',' Itis recorded that when . Samoset came up, Governor Carver asked him if he waa a real , Ingine, or only a member of a ingine company. The rock has long been regarded as a fa mous place, and a great many other things have been written aliout it. Stranger coming on the. coast always climb to the mast heads wiih a spy-glass, to see Plym outh Rock. The American eagle for a great many years used to come and whet his beak on the rock, but in 1653, Miles Standish, in order to keep it from getting stole, look all there was of it, and carried it up and put it in front of Pilgrim HaB, where it remains at the present time in vested with great interest , and an Iron fence. The fence bear the names of the Pilgrims in cast-iron letters that can't lie rubbed out.' On the other part of the rock, the descendant of the Pilgrims have not landed, because thev have covered it un with r . ' . . . . . . r sand, prubablv to 6ave it from being worn out by the allusions touching it that are thrown off by Fourth of July orator and other patriots. Plymouth Rock is the cor-. ner stone iu the cellar wall of our repub lican structure, paragorically speaking, and the spirit of liberty sits upon it with a drawn sword in one hand, and the torch of free dom in Ihe other, i The monument to the Pilgrim fathers, commenced - by Mr.-Bil- tings, in lbCJ, upon I'lymouth Kock, will be three thousand feet above the level of the' sea, and can bo easily seen from New Haven, the place Ihe Pilgrim came from, with the naked eye.. In short, Plymouth Rock is one of the palladiums of our liber- ty, and if foe invade the shores of Plyra- ouih at' high water for, they j, never can get in at low .tide the people will throw this rock in their teeth. It is a precious legacy from the past to the present, and from it may be reckoned ' the Pilgrim' Progress."-' '.'' ' , .,., ...,;., , .Yoc.vg Lait Blind fro Birth Re stored to Sigiit. Miss Alice C. Wed"e. aaugmer oi josepti wedge, of Plattsvilte, Kendall county, Illinois, aged 8 years, blind from birth, had her sight immediately given her by an operation performed a few day nince by Dr. F. A. Cadwell, late of Toronto, now of this city. The disease which obscured her visual organ was cata ract, which completly deprived her of sight. The operation was an extremely delicate one, and the double operation was comple ted in about three minutes, leaving the or gan looking perfectly natural, and with good sight in both. No great suffering was realized by the operation, or ha been at any time since, and she is now training her eye to the use of moderate light pr paratory to her departure for home, where she will be received by her parents and friends a living evidence of the wonderful triumph of science and skill over disease. . Marino Envelopes. A ream of pa per, or about 500 sheets, is placed under a knife, of a shape corresponding with an en velope when entirely open, which is forced down by a powerful screw press, worked by a hand lever. The pieces cut out, slightly adhering at the edge from the ac tion of the knife, resemble a solid block of wood, until broken up. The flap is after ward stamped, by similar process, a boy being able to prepare 50,000 per day in this manner, taking one, two or three en velopes at each movement of the hand. They are then taken by 100 girls seated at long tables, by whom they are fokled and gummed. A Single giri will apply, the gum to 60.000 or 70,000 in day, and 5000 to 7000 may be folded at the same time. In these processes the girls accfuire great celerity and skill Lmdm limet.