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WA TCHMAN & ST ATE JOURN A BY E. P. WALTON & SONS. MONTPELIEll, THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1815. VOL. XXXIX, NO. 4 1. --WHOLE NO. 2027. WATCHMAN & JOURNAL. ( THUMP 41 ,'irt n!i in nelv-im-c i ga "d if piiment l not mmle in aav .ni'o i ltttol nIwuH clinrgcd Irom llio onti 01 1110 yi-nr. POETRY. The Ptnulillo trrntit r nmt mrltlmr uMIkh of tho fullouitiff or- Cfi 1y Hi n ANN) nre inmtgli to .flVi't ho rnHvU hen it LAMENT OF TUT, VI1)0VIU) INEBRIATE. I'm tUnVing on tliy mlli, Mary Thy hrljht .iml trusting unlln In tin mirnin?nr our jonili nml love, 1b pO(ruw citmc orgnllo j When thino nrm ere entwined nSout my neck. And mine ejon Junked Inlit tlihie, Ami the he rl thnt tluolitiM Tor mo alone, 'ni nestling cloif t" mi no I I fieo full m i v i uniilo, Mnry, On mi ' lif " he Miiinu Wight ( And n 'ii, ml f vf liVit ul loto If fl -Ii' i" in m KHiht ! Hut tic " i- tint tnr in;, penr hoatt, And tl- m i ir m?e to me, And leu Iim - otiii-d o'er my wul Win tl in on nmry tunn to thoo 1 I'm id- i'vpvmiii Hi- lunlit, M iry, The hjIii ol" ii f nn. I fllnini", When with ilruti'it n nvlnjr oy mj-lipi, To tin i' I honi' w ird tino. O, llio t ir w m in tliM-1 oirii c(( And thv liOMim wilrih lieiifftil, Yet n m iih of hue v.i nn thy Hit'ck, , Thou,'li the In' ut w n portly ;n. w.l t Hut I'm -mill, sm.n h ft thy Up, M ry, Ami I'n it ii iireu it i m nml 'I , 1' rtlt I mi-i'T lined my tepi fr m lliee, And tie w nn -run elrmo me in ul : I'-mi t'i . li k ihr rHen qtiiefclt fl d, And It v it - nn.' I ti-'h w i jrmt , Yet th li rt wtill -o nlly t-linif io mj Am I'll k pt l.ii-liiii ...i. O, mv um ' 1 1 hirh t-i lliPft. M try, Vr tie in" n i in mIi int- uiht ; And I i r if I Hi. . vltcu ilun" eye were sad, AnM ii d in e when tliey omibd. God It li I Ii'rt tlx I' CVCI1 lllftll, ( nt t x (ire ui'hmv Imtn, And th ' UH- or drink wnln my l.eait. To m my I iivc a h mo ii nit home of onr Mnry, m '-lime of our lift. 'Twos n , in th. Wl p.i I h.k 'd ii mm th( sunny fice, An J "roudl culh d llio Ml to ' Ami 'nvinjtlouiant when our children ptijcd, Ilifnro r.nr foltngo dttor t llnttlio rliSUron nke;i uith time, Mary, I Ahull never dec the it mure 1 ThouVt routing in the cinirchyurd, now, And no slnae I nt thy heml ! Cut tho reitnn lnous a ilrunkrd't uifo tK'epi in that luwly hed Antl he nn that ilio huml of God, Mary, i)l fill uith rrnsliin? weight j On the wrctrh wh hrought thy gftntle lifo To its untimely fate! Lint he know unt of tfi?lirolou heart I h"ir wfthin my t'tenM, Or the hi ivy to id of tnhi remore, Tlntt will not l"t me left: lie kroun not of the iIoepleM nighti, Wlu'n (irenmitijj of thy loie, I sein to nee thine aniffil eye Look coldly from above, t li.no rniod Oil wine-cup In my hand, And llie h ildeiit 1 1 mint Ve un. Till wnh the Uutrji of drunken mirth The erholnz nlr Un riiitiit-- J!ui a p.tlo and oirnuful face Inokod cut Prom the jihtterin? cup on me t n.i ti trembling wntfper l Imvn Jien Thnt I f nvieil, hreatheil hy thou ! Tiiou nit rlnmhering hi the penoeful grtne, And thy sleep in Ore iml nn now, Rut tho nenl nt uniting grief I- un thy mourner's brow, An I mv heart U chill tlilne, Mnry, Tor the joy of life h ,e flod, And I Uns to I iv my ochlng breast With the cold and ilnt cloud. SCAN OA Li. Mrs. Si'vcrlongue (to Mrs. liilnccll altering.) Do pruv, M '-i i, he entetl i of counte junMI taKo tea : We w"re t AW'm of llelli, and thu. Mr ! It'd it sml tinny ny, Ma'am, hut reully I fear Th it r it.un ili'loure will nhortly oppndrl Tlien .ro rumor-. like h,.dowi ir llmtg-sriitt hefure 'em Of j something thiti more thnn u mete indecorum 1 Mrs. ttitctvclt Indie 1, MuVtm, kU shock! ns ! but people do say 1'ootinan Mcs Bella ! Mrs. Sitrerlonguc My dspr, you look charming to-dij 1 It' onij tin inomi'M, Mm Uiw utid Mtsa Jay Were lalninp, nnd wtmilertng wliut coull the matter ho To koipycu uwuy, loto ! Be lit (rnurtseyfag low.) Oh 1 deur .u'um ! jmi flatter me! Scatitluti a SittircIIiadiia Magazine. MISCELLANEOUS. rrom the I'omiectii rt llcruld. COLLEGE IMPUDFNCH-OK THIJ. SCAU LLT PLUME. It wns early in the month of November, that a party of students hail iiroupcd themselves lnzilv under one of the old elms in the College yard, to while nwny llio interval between tho recitation and tho evening prayers. Tho green leaves, under whoso grateful shade they had spent so many hours, lay now in rustling piles at then- tect; but thoy needed no protection against tho warm, cheerful light of nn autumn day, as they sit there watching tho shadows of tho old tiec, us tho wc-stcrn sun throw them Cirther nnd farther aslant. You could nee at a ghinco tint-they wore members of the graduating class for who but seniors would have stretched themselves at onco so careless and so quietly on tho ground, without any attempt to sus tain tho dignity which they know to bo undoubted. Though n stranger, you could almost icud their character in their very attitudes. That young man. for instance, who sits toying with his pencil, half listening to tho chit-chat of his friends, but moro intent on tho note-book in his hand, who could doubt -that the rural scenes of Ins natiio village had awakened in his soul a thirst lor poetic fame!, and that he wns even then meditating a sonnet to Au tumn and decayed hopes. As for the pretty litilo dark-eyed youth by Ins side, littlo was he thinking ot decayed hopes why should lie, while hourly sunning in th smiles ol th" fiirost damsels in t'10 place, and desiring nothing more? Who could douiit tlio seniority ot tint light haired young mall, who stood resting his tall figure against tho laigo trunk of the tree, oceans deep in reverie, though apparently watching with great interest the motions of the littlo silver-headed cano, which his next neighbor, a handsome young fellow, wus thrashing among .lie withered leaves, illoro undeniably Su nioric than all the rest, was the slight feeling of re meet which induced the owner of tho r.iinn lo throw away with a start thy chrar which ho had DCCn SO lazily enjoying, oil tno approach ol two la- das. "Handsome girls, by Joyo!" said he, turning to tlio dar.s-eycd youlh "who nro ihey, llund? You know everybody hereabouts." " Don't know them thoy are not in my set. Ask ijowan he goes to the ba'lls. Did you dance with them l ist night Gowan?" "Who? whoro?" said Gowan, starting from his reverie. "Gracious! if Ihcro ieii't Miss Tildon and her charming coubin Colia Fox! Give 'em a look, Henison uaro Bay you'ro writing a sonnet to an angel here's inspiration for you tho tail one in the win o hat!" "Thank you, hut my angels don't wear rainbow silks nnd gaudy pluinos." "They wour shocking bad hats though, some of . II... Cl II ...... I I 1 1 ?. ' .... ! Ulll. Illll uumill, num ISCHIUM, MJIIlllglllg IIJMlOIll the ground, " do you know thum ? did you danco with her? Why, in the name of all tune, don't you speak? Why, if I'd hid the honor of that girl's hund, I think I'd havo told it before this." "I don't doubt but you would," replied the other. "Come, tell us, man, if you know! Act liko n friend, and give ino a helping band. Hy heavens, I loi iiiivoan introduction" "Don't wait for ino to iiitrnduco you you'll find your dependenco a broken reed. Tho luct is, 1 should not value pulicularly the honor of piesum inga graceless tallow, liko you, us m ly friend. ' " Yuu'vo got it there, Dick," criod Hund. llui speaking of pluinos, Uenlson, that was ruthcr a po etical license of yours, lor this nngel has no moro plumes than a plucked gooso. It she'd lake my advice, sho'd slick ono forthwith into that bewitch ing white hat, and look more angelio than ever!" Zounds! tint's a good thought, Hand; I'll rec ommend it to her, I vow I will, und you see if she doesn't follow my udvico. I'll begin to mako tho acquaintance at once," " Yau recommend a foathor to hor!" said Gowan. "No doubt sho'll thank you fur such a pretty pieco of impudence, and forthwith mount tho dccorot.on in compliment to your funeios." "No doubt slm will. It'll not bo tho first time n Kin hah uiihimii iii io nonor my wwiics,"buu jjih mrmigii wicu h tninti, mid nearly upset him Willi ihwo n cloycr ofl's hoot of llin Ilritiflli fntcra Tim liOiaim, rather compliiconny. "rvo inic it, nm . jnyl Uo couM rcnrcrly rcfruin fmm mi exullintf lirstilnn-j that tlio little bttml of Americnim tlitl was i ii smtm to it. rn uetyoti my cane, which i womo . snout. Jlny ! yes, HI buy r ciicd lie. "Illbtiv tit throw im a lirnnst.tr.uk.-rmtn ntwl Mli.tlitnn..P ' ' not lose lor world, nffdimt your bootfl, which nre nny tiling I II buy you out! Cou.o altiny, my n tWp holTow, bntjilu tb0 .nvr l-Vlln This ' not worth n sous, tint before this thy wccl I'll man, mala haste ; you don't thinl; I can stop under brenetwork was called Fort Ilonder. They then ' brink hor to our lecture, wcariiur a fodthor ol my , thesu trees and look nt vour trnnninrm. An vnn? L.-rrinJ Anw t,n r r t i mv Folcclioii, or of your selection, if you choose;, we'll pick it out to-inonow." " Jione," nnsHcrcu liownii. lninsiiio ol llio cano." " Not so Btiro," said Ilntul. "Never trust Diclt Loland not to win a bet. The glr' u'i" wear the fcallier, iT he has to hansr Tor it. Gracious, wliatu good joke 'twill bo! I'll givp ynu the benefits of my taste, uiei;. i am used to shopping." The tick of tho last prayer-bell wnrned thorn not to loiter louver, and with devotion in their licrts anjrloward truly, but hardly heavenward they ha loned to their seals. llio following tnorninir wilusisod tho irruption Into the uhoii3 of various aroninhed milliners of lour uluilenu. lor even Jlcnison, Hpito of his " de cayed hopes," Ind been porsuidcd not to lose such an opportunity of cultivnting bin tnstc. G'-oat wns thg cjirioaity of the milliners' girl, who listened to tho lnlf suppressed remnihs ol the young men, no two of whom inclined to thn siuio lino, and who time I over with awhward finor3. tho contowla of every Imx in pitiable bettilderment. " rnknit lilno nitf, LPlnnd- her eyes aro bluo (is the heaven imitcl, them." " YiM, yes. 1 1 ind, wo all know your.taate. Como Itonw in, give in yours" - 'I prefer white - pure umulliod white?' "JJo. no!" cried Goivun. " Invo it green ! .She will bo trreen if she over wears it." "Hold your tongue, Gowan, don't speak so loud. All tho milliners' girls in town will ho cantiiijr a bout us. Come, lollows, to3i up a copper; I don't caro what it is, I'll milto her wear it, bo it groou, black or sray." " Scarlet then it's a good warm winter color, and hero's a splendid one. Now, Dick, if you can malm the cirl wear that, I'll wear one too." The feather whs purchased, although the milli ner exiltPd tier price in pioportiou to the? inexperi ence! of hor customer!!, but ike twelve dollars was willingly piidby Iiol iud, who bad beaten hor down front fourteen, and Haltered himerlf ho had made an excellent bargain. As they loft tho store, the lady in question passed. Gowan bowed unnoti ced. " Cut direct, Gownn thought you wrroncqualnt ed with her. Don't (eel bad, man. She won't cut you so next week, w hen cho knows you'ro my menu. rn slop ana ton ner so now v Leaving his Companions petrified with astonish ment on the sidewalk, Loland turned and with a most graceful bow and winning smile joined tho equally astonished hdies. ' Good morning. Miss Fox ! I nm sincerely glad to see you once more! Indeed I should never have recognized your luce, had not mv friend Gowan mentioned your nunc as wo passed. How you mtc altoicd since you wora ten or twelve yoais old ! Pray introduce mo to your friend. Oh, you do not recognize me! I forgot that t1mo had worked ns great n change in mo as it had on you. It has stamped my face with manhood, while in yours it has only added now charms to the features which were then perfect You.-old dancing-school fiiend Dick Lidand. forgot that you could not bo expected to remember him, though tho ioipicssion made on his hoait was less lloetuig.'' "Dick Lelimd!" said the lady with n troubled, wondering look, as she tried in vain to remoiiiboi her quondam beau. How to answer him shelnrdly knaw, but another glance at his fresh, handsome face, and pleasant smllo determined hor. Tho at tentions ui' such a handsome young man in Clup-cl-st. were not to be lightly lost, fur Misn Fox was not euch a complete divinity, as to bo absolutely free Iro.n nil earthly feelings. "Th ink you. T.I r. Leland, for your ready recollec tion of an old acquaintance, and if you will-extend your pardon to my slow memory, 1 have no doubt 1 shall, in time, recall such it friend as iou must have been. And so you were at dancing-school with me, nt Madame I'olair's. Poor soul! She has Ind a sad time of it, since she married that worth less scamp." "fc'ad indeed !" said Leland, ' he wns a worthless scamp! Hut now tell mo something of our old school-mates. J Iclt lor my homo at the "south so boon after, lhat I have entirely losl sight of ull. Miss Fox's is almost the only face whose impress remains undiuiined. Ono other I recollect a pret ty, graceful girl I've lost her name what could it hare been? Von mnsl know dark eyes and hair - and sn graceful ! can't you loll !-" "Martin Gilbert, perhaps?" " Oh, yes, tho very one. Maitln and I wcro al ways grout fi lends. It was bird with me, with my boyish tii.-ted, to tell which should bo tho lady ol my dreams, but time has decided forme. It has long Bincc erased htr nimo from my memory and left tho other undisuibed." They were now at their own door, and Loland nromisinir to call as som us his pressing eijgnuo- nieuts pciimttcd, when ho hoped ho should bo nblo to recall himself still moro to Miss Fox's memory, tools his leave. "Hang it!" said lie, as soon ns ho was out of hearing distance, "I'm better out nt tins scrapo th in 1 expected to bo. After all, thcro's nothing like idn'er mi, ii.lenco to (jet a man well through the world nnd v tolerable share ot gooil looks too." and ho switched his little cano ouito compin cenlly. "My old friend, .Martha! that's tho best Mko. Marth i tnlueit! ! 1 got u ong well there. rP0 admittance now-such uu old acquaintance n3 1 cl111 cu" 118 (mL" vs " '"i:s, "u li'"- a "nr- am a clover fellow 1 Hut that feather! that's the hardest point I rather wish I was out of tho scrape. Hut tho girl has displayed gullibility e iiongh already, to hold out a prospect of success. Poll! no backimt out now! Law, I'd make her wear it in her oar, if I'd said so." Mim Fox s soliloquy, us ebo laid usido her white lia, 11,1(1 arrayed her hair beforo tho mirror, was not 1 Ls cumpiucem aim nuu-siui.nai.iory man -nr. laiid s. " hat n charming fellow : huch eyes and curling hair and such w-irni, friendly feelings s'range I don't remember him ! I think I do be gin to huvp a slight recollection of linn, ( harm ing little fi How ho miiBt hive been! And so fund ot me? oil, I suppo-o 1 was u pretty child, and 1 hope I'm not changed for the worse. ' Martha Gilbert! Tho ido-i of his cuiiug anything ubout Arc.' Ho may bo thankful ho don't know her now. I uondur when ho will call, I'm sure I remember all about him now ! 1 As Bhu hud hoped, Leland culled thnt night and had no icison to nnarrel with his reception, and found nothing that required forgiveness on tho purt of Miss Fox', memory, wuich hid giown gradually brighter, until it had become quite- us bull Lint and nctive as Ins own. Tlio evening passed in talking over old times, and their ucquuintance progressed wiih exciting rapidity. Again ho called and wus equally woll lecunod, and ihon mado un appoint ment to escort tho ladies to hour an interesting lecture on tho following Wodiicsduy Hut the feather! How that feather weighed on Lclaud's mind 1 Ho hud contemplated it for an hour on thut very morning, in tho vain hopo of ab stracting somo uvailablo ideu from lliu senseless objuct, and ended his contemplation, knowing no more mall wiienne uegan. jo iaoy, noieveu miss Fox, with all her unsopliisticateduoss, v.ould nc ceptsucli a present -that he could not expect In vain nau no iriou 10 weave mu biiuju-i;i ui lusmuus and plumes gracefully into his conversation, which though so light us to wurrnnt a con, pardon with tho urnclo, would admit it in no more flattering way. Ho blessed his Blurs nguin as ho ulwuys did when ho was perplexed, but tliis time tho blessed slurs did not help him It was not in his nature to bo hopoloss, but ho did give ono despairing glanco uilus pet cano us ho ontured tho College yurd. I'ho nuxt moinont ho wcb accosted by a pedler, who in a strong Irish biogue, entreated him to puri hase trinkotiaud perfumeries at so low a ruto,as proved tho traffic illegal. Thank fortune! what a glorious idea flashed i . . ti ..p,-. v. t iiii; ;i i ii i ii ru 111 mi' iiunrnuu hum i J Mnco along, then, to my room, fellow. Here, Jim Lake Ontario, 'mcaino there tho enemy declared I oin Cato. said he, catching a littlo bbickoy thev would land. They loft behind them two old who was loitering along, by tho collar, - Itun I men, with several small boys to remove tho women down to the milliners wnero I sent you the other nnd childion inlo tho woods in ensu tho llritish d iy, and tell hor to Bond ino irpa whole box or 'should land for the provisions, nnd the destruction those feathers. I oil her I want to chango that ono of the bridiro nt Rochester, -or 1 want como more-toll her anything, only The UncluMer forces were commanded by Frnli tinng thorn along, bho knows my mime. Toko ;cis Drown mid Hlisha lily, u ho acted us captain-). to your Iwels, boy. nnd bo oil'," and ho dragged the : Tho Americana wore elegantly accoutred In vnri wondcringpodlcrto his room. ' ons garments of shapes ami makes almost antedi- lly the time "Jim, 'Join or Cnto" had appealed luvian. No two men were armed with like woip. w ith the milliner's box, Dick lud complete y trans- Ions. Certainly (boy Ind all fire nrmsj but they formed himself from a gay, dashing senior, into an were not fashioned 'in tho same slyie. Tho disci awkward, stupid Irish peddler, by appropriating tho plme of thexe troops were ns curious as their cos clothes and pack of the poor fellow, who wns in- tume nnd cquipmente. Hut if they displayed uti duced by u considerable bribe In vinlil llirm tm i nu l.u :inl Tninr i,, il, ,..., ,!;!.. n. ..i.il.u aiui prouuso tost.y quietly in his bed-room for an hour. The cmlinir hair which Miss Fox fo much I ndmirod had been combjdintn inextricably frizzled confusion; tho high, broad. forehead disappeared iiuncnm mo sniggy mass. Ills own mother would never have recoifiiized Lick Leland. 'I he plumes yuro iiddod to tho pick, nnd with a parting-injunction to keep quiet, he descended to the yard. Go wan wiib'just then passing, nnd hailed him with "II.illo 1'ndily, turn into my room n minute, nnd I'll give n lift to some of your finery;" but Patrick paV'ed on with (logged inilillerencc. A few momeuis, mid Loland was again in tho piosciicn of "tho divine Colia" nnd her cousin. Scarcely half nn hour hid passed since ho Ind parted with them, and they were still talking over tho morning's n.iventure. Dick Loland had tho pleasure of hearing his own mmo pronounced with ninny flattering encomiums, while ho was unpack ing and displaying his wares, "And is it young Misthur Loland ye weicspikin of jist'now? And sure, from yur raprcsintatimis, it must bo tho varra same young m.-.ifrtJnt I've been nflhcr thrading with, urrah! Yo spako varra thriic.tlwt bo's hand some, and would yo bo knowing him heller, yo'd say too ho was tho most lihorallest young man nil nhoot. Ily my troth, and I wish I may ivor look upon his like again the jewel that ho is!" The young ladies word nil attention. " Did Mr. Lelmd buy any thing?" "Sure, ma'am, and lie would not he alllu-r drivm away n poor fcll iw like mysilf, nfther I'd totil J him of tho poor, stnrvin' wife nnd sick childhrcn. No, no, honey! not that sort of a hard-hearted man is ho. That vnira brace let, ma'am, lint you're ahuldin' in yo.ir own s-ante hand, und it wasn't mnio nor un hour since 1 sould him llio unto; and whin I was innocently askin' him whom it might bo fur, knowm' for sure ho would nhvr bo thinkin' of woarin' tho thing bimsill, didn't ho grow nil of tho rivldeM, nml shako his flip of a shill ila at mo? Hut it wns not long nfihor that I heard hint murmurin' tho iinmo to linnsilf." One after another or tho trinkets were taken out, nnd last of nil tho box of plumes was opened und displ-iyod in nil their tempting showincss. ' You need not show us tho feathers, indeed, wo cannot purchase any." "Sure, and yer ladyship will niver be-thinkin' of wearin' tiiom bo iutifid hits without the accom paniment of some plumes, which is the v.ura top of llio fashion, nnd their clnperie.is is such a virtue see, Indies!' nnd ho turned them carelessly over. mingling their bright hues in every combination, till tho fair Celia was tempted beyond endurance. He thought that Hrown was a regular officer of "They nre pretty," said she, "nnd cheap, you lh6 Aijierii.au army, nnd that his regimentals wcro say. Aro tljey very cheap?" uiasked for somu btratngem, by clumsy nnd hastily "Vnrrn, ma'am. Sax dollirs. only sax dollars made uvcrclolhs. Impressed with this idea, the for any of tlioni yn'lowund bli. and greeu Thry ! Union suddenly grasped Urown's p inluloons bv the thJiu to yer hat, miss, nnd sure yo'll niver refuse." Ik'uec exclaiming Ii ilf jocosely, while ho handled The hit wns brought, and a very unbecoming j'tlio cloth most. firmly, yellow firstthrownoverit tliendexteroujlycUang-' ' Wi.il, a i'ty such excellent cloth should be od Tor iVie scirleu It was indeed beautiful as it Sp.iilcd by u Vungling tailor" curled gracefully over the white silk, nnd Celii's llrown smelt mil tho sutiject of the officer's hind was on hor purse, half decided not moro' movement, nnd quick willed, ho carelessly replied ih in lnlf, when tho pedler said, "yer ladyship will i " On ! 1 w is mis moriiingpioiei.lod from dressing niver ho nfihor donym' lint llml is extramely beau- fttthinn ible, by my hastu to meet dLliiigiiishcJ vis tiful, and glad I'd ho lo let you array yer swato silf iters." in it, for its a bravo match for yer own cherry lips, I The officer then made a proposiliou, that if the but yo see, nia'ain, 1 could niver with an uisy heart provisions and stores which might bo in and ubout soil it since young Mislhur Loland. who vo'vo ! ivochoster, werodelive.ed up, Sir James Yuc would hecred mo remark was my liberallest customer, set eyes on mat vurra leilher, andsiys lie, ma'am, says he, 'it tint isn't tho varra beautifullest nnd siiitablest feather I ivor did see, and faith if I'll lest till 1 see her a wearin' it -tho nngel! that would make any feather look brigh !' Suro he said all that, every whit, nnd then ho kinder sighed out like, the nunc ng.iin" It wns decided: Colia would have bought that plume if her whole wealth had been expended in the pmchase; but it was not until uftcr tho most ounest entrcily, tint the wily pedler wns induced to put with it. . On Wednesday morning, the punctuality or some Four or five of tho senior class wus perhaps not ... I. -II. ....,... I. . I. . . . - ! .t' , wuouy uuriiiinauic 10 aosoroing imerc i in me lec ture of tho good professor, nnd bid he changed to licir some snatches of thoir conversation, versed as ho wns in chemical iillimtios, ho would have found some difficulty in seizing upon the affinity between them and the subject ol his lecture. Even Buni son's eyes, usually intent upon tho laborntoiy, wcro now turned with cagen ess lo tho Indies' door. Hand wns all expectation, and Gowan had lost his usual medititixo look. "Gracious;" mid Hani, "how I do wish they'd come. I d hot my lifo Dick's made her wear that feather somehow, if ho had to stick it in her lut coming nlong. Got vour's ready, Gowan? you promised to wear one." "I'll wear twenty, if ho's done it. Poor Dick, how crest-fallen ho will ho ! Ilcshall uso his cane, sometimes I won't bo hard upon him." They talked on thus, till the house was filled, but no Leland appeimd. Tho lecture commenced tho ladies' dooi crouked, und as usual, nil turned their heads to see the new comer. Could it bo? Wns it possible? Hand fairly chuckled outright, as Lei md entered with a flourish of his t-iher-top-ped cane, and mingled his curls ui tho long scarlet plum j which nodded over the fair face of Miss Fox, in tho profundity of his parting bow. 'I ho next mo uont ho carelocsly strolled into his accustomed seit, nnd with imperturbable gravity prepared him elf to drmk in every word that should fall from the lips of tho Professor. In Uenison's note-book those lines woro found nt the close of the lecture : " 1 Ii, womun, uli it tliy nature high To lu&iher., flower., uml .cuTlt-i tiend., Oil, tvliu can nay liuvv will, 'luill Or ultore iho ivign ol lully tfn.U." YANKEE THICKS, n e v o i, u t to.v a u y i .n c 1 1 1 r. n v. Common consent j- ,n very queer sponsir.- Comuion consent in A wils of stupidities, fool ol wise men, gallai-irul Josephs, and rascals -of .U II,,.,. , pu,.y V t individual l ( hiinesl :. I:. .t.i I-- oinmon consent stamped " Yankees,'' in th JT first dins, us shrewd, incom parable tricktw, und common consent wus pretty mar right just ut that time. Whether the Yunkccs are a mutch l'or opposition now, wo leaio to older, and h iser heads to determine Wo gained our in dependence by sheer fiirco of onus. Now and then fortune would favor our fcldo with a littlo extraordi nary good pvonl or circumstance, but not very Ire quenilf. It wus fight twenty tunes where it wus miiiutuvri'd sucressfiilly on e. Tho English, ul wujs on the look out l'or "squalls" uud " Yankee tiicks," not unfrcqiienily deceived themselves in tho most ludicrous manner. In ihu month or May, 181-1, Sir James Yoc, with a fleet of essols to the number uf thirteen, or vu rious sizes, appeared olf the mouth of tho (leuesoe, threatening to annihilate Rochester, and destiny every linproiemcr.tund poreonin Ihe vicinity. Great aluriu wus created by this. Messengers woro de spatched at onco throughout the country f'orutd Thu pcoplo weru uiiiiiscd liko tlio fiery cross ol RhoJunc Dim, thu summons spud, nnd what think ye, was thu result? In Rochester there were then just ihiily-thico people cupublu of bruring arms, and about a half dozen carng to help llicin. Truly n furininflhln nrmu tr. rihnl n l.1ti..1iBi dnni , ' F iv-l".l ill! UIIKIIOII HUUU UIIU IIII" ed nencily nnd courage two qualities quite us nuirlf needed The enemy wntrhed tho on-idiore proceeding with considerable interest Thoy beiirld, ns lliey sup posed, 'lumerous bodies of militia marching to tho bond qnvlers, und preparing to ghu tliu.it a warm rccepli in. i'o (."ceive the Ilrilish, tho forty men hid march ed und roiinlermaiched throiljli llio whole woods lioin point to point, in such ti manner as lo convince the soldiers in llie vessels that llio whole country was aroused ami preparing for nction. The Urilish thought it wns high time to he cautious, nnd there fore s;'iit anoTrer wild a 11 igof truce toUie shore. One (ir the milKa enpt. ns with ten or tho best looking nnd most soldier like men wore sent to meet llio officer. The iron carried their arms ns upright us might be consistent with thnir plan of hing ready for action, by keeping hold of their1 triggers. The IlKtish officer wns astonished. lie looked ull kinds of things, uticrahlo and unutterable, and wilb n swelling crest said : ' . "Sir, do you receive a fhgof truce under arms." " Excuse ii.c, I beg you," said the American cap In in, " wo are not soldiers, only backwoodsncn, and know ipore nliuitt felling trees and fallowing llio ploHVtjian of military tactics ;" saying which, the American, lo rectify his first error, ordered his men to ground amis. This, of course, still more astonished tho Ilriton. He looked indignant then suspicious then a little terrified, and nt latt delivered a bricl message in h.i-te, nnd incontinently sought tho fleet agaim Ho declared lh.it too ignorance or tactics was feigned to riruw the Commodore into a snare, and inrormod Ihnre who ollt him lint some " Yankee Hick" wns un ler pieces of development. Tho lliitfeh wanted llio spoils, but they were too suspicious to attempt a landing, if hy making a compromise, thty would secure a put of them. Ac cordingly another otlii or, with another tlag ol truce, wa-sent to parley Captain Francis llrown was mis tiuio deputed to receive the officer, Hrow'n took a gu ird with luni. The Uriti-di rtfficer looked very suspiciously up on llrown nml upon llio guard. He conversed with the utmost caution, mid us though ho expected ci ther to find n trap door or u springing ininu beneath his feet. Afier spending n short tunc in conversa tion, the officer suddenly discovered that the widih nml clumsy aspect of Captain Hrown s gaiment be- !t kenetl something not exactly rieht, spire the settlements around. " Will you accept and comply with this oiler r ' inquired tin.' bearer of ihe flag of truce. " Jllouil km'e deep Jirsl ?'' replied Francis Hrown, with st.iitling emphasis. Vhilu tins parley the last clause of which was enough to iillVight tho oldest and loughtesi soldier nu American uliicer wiih his sniff, returning Iron, the Niagara fumtier wus accidently seun pissing from ono point to another. This, with other curious circumstances, confirmed tlio Britons in the bulkf th it a 1 irgo American army had collected, and that tho Yankee officer feigned ignorance for llio pur-pifc-o of enticing them on shore to bo slaughtered or annihilated. They had not proofs exactly us strong as holy writ, but Ihey were irresolute, unde cided, and frightened, und thoy were thus hill con quered. No sooner had iho tl ig of tiuce got back lo the fleet Hun u shower ol' bombs and balls wus sunt from each vessel. The attack was immedi ately ackuon lodged with great spirit. Huw? hy a nisty old six-poundc had been mounted on a log und scoured up for the occasion, und as soon ns possible it wus let off on lh; English cs sels. A few hours wore spent in this maimer, and Sir James Voo, assured t.iat he could not bo safe in lliu vicinity (and with ono of his vessels shut tered by thu aforesaid log-mounted six pounder,) rundown to I'liyltenville, ubout twenty mile-, east ward ol Genesee. There they learned ho.v thirty eight or fuily green militia men had beaten ull' ami prevented a largo British fleet from landing, by u succothlul Yankee Trick. As soon us tho ku.'ii edge of mortification was win u off, Sir Junius and all his people laughed at the stratagem heartily, nnd its result. It was a no ble nnkco trick, lhat. I'roni tl.o llrouklyu AdtcrlLcr. THE NEW YORK MERCHANT. OH, AN INCIMK.NT Of TUB KIP.E. A gentleman of this city, burning early on Sat urday th ' his store in New York was in djiior fioiii the flte, hastened toWo scene of dcstruc ion. On iiniviiTf; al his stoie ho fun 'id that the lire hud nlrotdy made considerable progress in his building, lie liesituU'd but for n moment, and wud ubout to spring up the burning stairway when hr- wusacizcd by two or thr u bystanders, and asked if ho was u iiiudiiiuu thus to meet ccrtaui death so rashly. "Hold uiu not back, gentlemen," ho said, "I'm not mad ; but I imi.-t and will save my iron chest, though I perish in tho attempt. Then wnh a sudden cdiirt im released hiinsulf fmtn thosu who, in kindness, would hivo held him back, and in u moment moro ho hid pissed the burning staircase, uud was no.U seen running Irom room to room despite tlio blazu und s.n ike of tho burning buildin,'. Tho key of his safe, ii appears, wus not lo ho found in thu usu al placo, and being disappointed in not being uble to obtain the contains, ho made an effort to io mow: tho cafe itself; failing in this, he left the buil ding, nnd wildly entreated somo of Iho byslaudois to md him. All refused, for destruction seemed curtuiu. Again did ho plutigo umidsi iho destruc tive element; ho Ind ecurccly reached the spot where stood tlio safe, when two men, who had wit iieased his previous cfTorls, stood beside luni, nnd vowed they would stick by him to tho last. Tho crowd thinking tho men had followed for the pur pose of rescuing the desperate man Irom his dan gerous purposV, shouled, "Knock him duwn" "drag bun oul" " he'll be killed." With the ussistancn of tho two men, th? safe was dragged close to the Intcliwuy, nnd the full .vus about tu bo made fast so ns to'luwer il down, when ut tho moment tho rear uf the sibro Tell in wurd. A huge mnss or Biimko aim flume ascended on high, nnd the hoisting uppaintua fell, soinc.purt uf tho wood-work having burned uwuy. A cry id' mirror broke Irom tho wiines.es of tho scene as tlio threu men wcrb enveloped in smoko nnd firo and hid lioin their view, l'reseutly tlio two strangers. emerged from the building, nnd woro greeted with cheers by tho crowd. The merchant, it was thought, wns irredeemably lost; bill not so. He bad fullcn down in n stupor, but quickly recovering, however, ho wns seen when the mnoko consequent upon tho falling in of tho roar wall, had cleared somewhat nwuy by the chest, striving wilh nil his might to tumble it down the hatchway. The peoplo collected around, wcro umnzrd, and thought him crazy and invulnerable. The firo wns above, below, nnd all around him.andhow the merchant stood thoronlivo, and seumingly unhurt, wns a mystery no ono could explain. On witnessing his exertions at tho chest, every one held his breath- and save the crackling of tho timbers and the distant shouts of Ihe firemen, not a sound or n whisper could bo heard. See! the chest moves nnd now comes tumbling down ihe hatchway, nuiid tho applause of the crowd. It lolled out of llio door and fell into the cntranco of tho basement. The merchant wns lost sight or Tor a moment, but coon ho stood on tho side-walk, black cued nnd burnt with smoko and 11 line, and again asked for aid to remove his chest from its thou po sition. The answer was, "come from beneath tho whole front Is falling you will perish." Ho exclaimed "then shall it cover me, lor the safe I will rosciin, or be buried with It," and then again rushed inlo tho burning pile. The feelings of those who beheld him cannot uu described. Ho proceeded to a placo in Ins office, whore was placed a Hiuall hatchet, took it, climbed to the ihird story with astonishing ngility and sovcicd the ropo from the burning drum, to which it had been secured, but was not yet burnt off. nnd down ho sprung again. At tunes he wns hid from the eyes of tljoso assembled outside, nnd n"am ho would bo ion flitting about us though he was prool against destruction, and a cheer would ascend. Soon lie wns seen standing on tho sidewalk with the severed rope over his shoulder, but in nu in stant one sido of the store fell in nnd he was again s am. one sine oi mo store lell in and lie was again takes the culture of fruit trees, must ho disi . e -hidden by n volume ol fire and smoke. That clear-1 C3tPl n,n e... ,un fr,.-., A ,,r ', ', , , , J n,l n,1 i, t, .,.1 n. ,.:..rL- ,c, i r.V'1' n,.nP ,ur lh0 "ml "s lib'ir could only bo endeavoring to tlrrust the bonk nt the end or the ropo through its handle. He succeeded, mid their currying the other end or the ropo in his hand, came ns far us it would permit of towards llio crowd and "us received wilh the most vocifeious ncclamu lion. It is needless to s ly there were plenty laid hold of tho rope. The chest was dragged amid hurrahs, und plared in safety. "In the name of Heaven," asked several, " why risk your lifo thus for thu sake of what wealth the chest may contain? Between dollars and life, who but you, would hesitate ?" " Hold," said tho merchant. "Or my own prop erly I have lost about thousand dollars by too tiro for thnt I caro not. Hut lhat chest con tains a large sum of money cnti listed to my care yesteniay afternoon, loo lata to be deposited in the bank, by an Eastern house, to meet drafts mado payable at sight. I care nut for tho loss ot wealth, inn had lhat money been destroyed, I should have lost my credit for who would iiau' known it wus placed there? And though left poor, trusting in Providence, I was determined to place my charac ter beyond suspicion "or perish in tho attempt.'' A thundering shout lent the air at those words, and bclnrc it had subsided, the walls fell in a,ld the store wus a heap of red hot ruins. Tho clothes of the merchant were burnt from his body and ho wns literally naked. He was con voyed to n neighboring house, wh"ro his bums wcro dressed nnd every possible attention p-iid him, anil w o nre happy to say that ho walked to his home III this city, a lew hours after tho occurrence. 'I'ho above is a good story, although it secui3 a littlo apocryphal. TallUloo. A Frenchman, (probably the same uli-i wus so much puzzled hy the various nccepta turns in which Anglo Snxotis uso tho word ' box'') niter spending some lime in I, nnhiiKl, thought lie had nrqiured u very tolerable iicqu liutunce wilh llie English tongue, but ho lamented to several friends nt ii dinner piriy, tint "dure is von vurd you use every d n in so many different significations, of; vlnch I cannot I'acccntnlion il is lo vnrd ItitHfloo." In r-ply to the remarks of his English hearers th it no such word was known to them, Monsieur, with much animation, proceeded to explain :" Ah, you say it is not Anglais, nml "noAi tic mm" you uso it const'imcnl ! Suppose your child drink glass wa tare, do rpnrce tell him ' tailletoo, I'oar!' Suppose, in do l'arli uncut, uu member say some ting trop icdicnle, the assembly miko de Chamber rttcnlir with vociferation of veil, I nm blessed, t.ittletoo.' Suppose enin one individual has siifflsnnt of any ting and vaut no more, no siy i.iuieioo..- isorblcii, you always use do void a llious.in limes u day, and encoro you say it is not I inn nut von ignorant of Anglais, Sasnstto; and yet jo vimdrnis bleu savior, 1 should like to know vut you mean by tillleloo, tnttletoo!" Hero arose nu ultercatinn ; none of the English men knew what tatlleloo was; all denied ever liming heard it before. Johnson, Walker, tie. wcro produced to provo tho non-existence r Ihe word ui ' Anglo land," whilst Webster was conclu sive authority for its non- manufacture ill yunkce land. In short the fire wus so heavy against Mon sieur, that, with many exclamations of "Comment, messieurs, you doubt my honor, jou dispute do dam tuttlcto'o, von 1 say it is jUiiglms. Ciel Dion !" ho wus already fumbling his curd case with evi dent intentions of regarding the question a pcrsun ul matter, when the muster ol tho house politely dunged the subject, passed the wine, and, ringing the bell told Iho servant In put u tew coals on the fire. Put, ns usjnl, threw u small carl-load of fuei into the grate, nnd wus on the point of adding a second discharge from the capacious coal scuttle when Ins master cried out, " Mop, stop, rut, Hint II ito! " voila;' burst oul mo r reuclunan,lriuniph- antly, "voila, encore a no Ibis, votre sacro lutlletoo! You tell de g.ircon to put coil on de fire, und den you say lutlletoo ! Mou Dieu ! quo your utes des lous, von you tell for dat tallUtuo is not .Inglais! Tatlleloo !' Ilosl. Trans. Gn.v.NT Tuor.nuRN says Those consummate block heads, nachclors, thoy loo must join the hue und cry to defame thu most beautiful pirt id' crea tion. Conscious that thoy uro running contni'y to ull laws hum-in and divine, they come forth with bird words iustp.ul of argument : they aro net u blu, say they, to support u wi'e, why, it costs you mote in six months for the soda water you drink, and the tobacco you use nnd give nwuy, (uvo nru clcs lhat you cun well dispense with, und articles that your fathers never saw,) than it would take to suppoita sensible woman for a twelve month, lie that hangs Creation on His arm, and feeds her ut His hoard He that hears tho young ravens cry, will never suiler the young yanktt to starve. When you Invu got money enough to buy furni ture, vou will then go to housekeeping und nun y. Hero tho fowl of iho air will teach you in tho spring ho looks out lor bis male ho lias nol now ii stick or straw towards housekeepings together ihey gather the sticks und straws; and in a few d.ijs u dwelling is prepared forthuaonng. But the bachelors in evuiythtng put tlio cun otumo nm horse, always wrong end inrcuiosi wmi mum. They siy, us ihey get a nest ihey look for a bird, thus running quite cross-giuiued in iho foco oHta- ""when I was not worth a hundred and fifty dol Inrs, I married. My wife earned thiily-oiio and u quarter cents wilh her needle, 1 earned seventy tivn cents with my hammer, yob I never lo this daj was illiotita loaf of bro ul and a shilling; vo'u havo heard how Lawrio Todd begun housekeeping : llio inventory wns iruu, nu uui tureo cnairs, ono more than our need ; you may have n hundred, yet you only sit on ono at a time. Hud I my'llto to bogin unuw uud in tho same circumstunces, I "uuht do just as 1 did then; ut the age uf twnnty two I would ruthcr lodgo by the bush with the woman u' my choice, than to strut over a Turkey curpet, gain on thu sofa, yawn by the piano, uud dreuin ovr.r the sideboard, in ull tho dark, gloomy, and horrible lore oodings of u bnchelor of lotly, lor they know the t mo is past iwuiiiy-nvu years is never to uu ru called. CULTURE OF FRUIT. Tho relish for pood fruit isunlvorssi, and where ever it can bo easily obtained nnd nt n. rcasonablo rate, it becomes, not a luxury for tho few, buta ne cessary for all, of which all, under such clrcum slniiccs, will gladly avail themselves. Good, well i-juncu iruu, wnen iresn unu in goou condition, is a great promoter of health. It is adapted by nature to tho wnnts, tho comfort, and convenience of man, and its abundant supply should therefore bo regard od by him with peculiar favor. V"!.ol""nl0 and soil of tlio United States, not" excluding Now Kngland even, nro well aduptctl to tho production of most 0r tho finer Tru'its, which Imp their natural growth in the temperate zone. Wo havo the best authority for suyin", lhat in Massachusetts, thoy ore produced with "loss euro thai, in most parts of Europo, and that our poaches, pears, plums, cherries, &c. are of even higher fla vor than is attained by llio salno varieties in' "la belle France," that favored hind of the olive and tho vino;" nnd we have no doubt that whoti out horticulturists shall havo succeeded, ns thoy will succeed, in obtaining now seedling varieties of tho grape, adapted lo OUT cllinnln. wn shrill rimil Vmnrn in the culture of that delicious fruit also. ll appears to ns, then, to bo ti very important and desirable object, and ono which should be earnestly' pressed upon the corqmuniiy, to consider tho cau-scj- which have, to such an extent, retarded and prevented the general culture of the finer varieties of fruit among ns, nnd to tnko means to obvi ito thorn, so that not tho wealthy alone, but all clusscs of the community, even tho humblest, shall, every day nnd habitually, become partakers of the rich, luscious, and health-preserving, gifts, Pomona-so temptingly offers her votaries. A great deal of error. and prejudico proviili on this subject throughout tho community. It has neon a very common remark, that ho who under- enjoyed by ihonoxt generation. This is all wnimr, W o will state a case drawn Iroiu our own uxperT ence. In the spring of ISl'J. WO wont. Ilnnn tlm place where wo now reside, and v.Un:n wn Iimuu about one-third or an acre under cnliiv.iiion. At that time it was destitute or fruit, with tho excep lion of a fuw cherry trees, two nlum tree, nnrl somo five or six peach trees, most of which wero in a oau stale, irom neglect, und seemed hardly worth the attempt lo preserve thsm. Wo sot about procuring trees, but a nurseryman to whom we ap plied, told us we must not expect to get pear trees lit hntiritir t.i Inj.. . i ... n .1. n . . - ti ""'.- ii-dii mieen years, uui wo persevered, and wo have now nbovo iliiriv near trees in bearing, besides others which wo have no doubt will bear nexl year. List year,' during the season for plums nnd peaches, welmd a liberal sup- .i. .ui uiu ivunis oi a large lainuy, and tor preser ving. Of cherries we have an abundant supply, and or the finest kinds. We set n young cheny tres in the spring or 1810. nnrl thn. npvt srii-tnir rot off must or tho lop and grafted it. From that" tree "u 1 "ic present season nearly u bushel or Black I urturim cherries, of magnificent sizo and tho fi nest flavor. Other similar instances of prcduc liveucss of pear, plum, and pench trees, which have been put on the lot by us, might bo cited. Suffice to say, rrom that small lot we nro now able to'supply our family, to a greater or less extent, every day, Train the first ripening of tho strawberry until the coining of tho severe ft-os's, wiih choice Iruit or -.nine kind or other, and inn short time, tho supply or many of the kinds will bo moro than ad equate tu the wants or single mnnly. A neighbor ir ours, n Tew years since, purchased a vacant town lot, and buill thereon, the same year laying out a garden and planting it with nuittrees. In eight years from thai time, the profusion ofTruit which it supplied', of the most delicious kinds too, was a sight which would do any body good to look U(.on. These ate but twoamongn groat number of sim ilnr instances lint no could name,' to prove that Iruit may be, and his-beeu, produced abundantly, tn n very short time. What hns hnnn rlnnn nnrn irny bo a.tin, nml what Ins been done by ono or 1 1,., i.n i... i i.. ........ j two, may bo by hundreds and thousand One of tho greatest obstacle in flm ivnii nf l.i culture of good fruit has been, the very "general ignorance, in the cominunily at largo, of the kinds best adapted lorciiltivntion.andthe difficulty which, has existed, in ihis vicinity, till within three or four yours, or obtaining them, ir known. We hazard nothing in expressing- the belief' ihat, before "tho commencement or our horticultural exhibitions even llie names or nine-tenths or the most valuable varieties or pears, plums, cherries, &c, were un known to iniietv-nino nersons not ni'mru i,i,i.j,.j in the community, aniof tho fruits offcrod for sale in our market, excepting apples, wo hardly recol ect any, beside the Si. Michael pear, which would bo reckoned, by experienced growers, among the kinds worthy of cultivation. T tee or four years since, a friend of ours from r. neighboring town, who cultivates fruit extensive- y mo maria-i, mnius in the street and told us ho wnnled to shuw us two fine vuriel:es or pears, or Ins raising, lie took us to a fruit stand, and furn ishing us with a specimen or each kind, desired our opinion of it. We told him, very frankly, that our opinion did not coincide with his, bur that on l ie contrary, if wo bad a tree or the kinds, we should have the lop cut off, and somo other kind grntted in, just us soon as the proper season for grafting should come round. Ho looked surprised and snid that he had considered them tine varieties !... I -.1... :n . .. .i . ... in.it uimci uiu immunco ui tii.it opinion, he fine, gone a great way and taken much jwins lo get tho grafts. Still, if (hero wero bettor kinds, ho was glad to know ii.and inquired what kind wo should recommend. Ho Ins since irivcslig-ite l thn subject more fully. Ilo has joined the Horticultural' So ciety, and is on aclive member thereof, and now ho puts about thu samo cslimaiu on his pears that wo do; h'orctsler Spy. rrom tlio Masiachuicttt Ploughman. DISEASE IN POTATOES. Mr. Editor SUny, various, and often contradic tory reasons have been given for the disease in po tatoes the last season. Some havo said it was Cau sed by tctt weather; others iu n different section, by dry ; others by warm. Some have laid il to ma nure in Iho hill; others say, where there wus none in llio hill, they wero equally diseased. Some think lime, ashes, or plaster, has prevented llie disease; others' potatoes where these articles weio used, have been as badly diseased us any. Some havo laid it lo the potatoes having been so long planted without reproducing from the seed: I have several kinds produced from tlio teed within u low years, and Ihey were as badly diseased as any. Some lay it to a particular dew; othars to a particularut mosphcre. Now, it is evident that llicso aro not the caiiFM of thu disease. In Yoik State it commenced two years ago) lust year il was much worse, and reach ed Ibis Stale, and win prubably bo much worse here this year than last. This morning I examined my potatoes, nnd found snmo of the top leaves and stems doud, ud many of them wilted ; and among them, a liille bug, a bout (ho size of tho i-ucuuiber bug, with a simrp beak, with which ho was piercing iho stems. On furlher oxtimin Uion, I found them on nliuost every hill ; they were very active, and by dodging ur fly. iig., would chidolny grusp; wherever thoy punc tured tho stem, it would seem to wither almost as soon ns if broken. Now, my opinion Is, that theso bugs, by punc turing thn stem, drawing ulT tho sap, and perhaps poisoning it.aic-tl.e cause of the diseuso ; and tho tops being thus affected before tho potatoes nro ripe, causes tho root to rot. On referring to Harris's Report on Iho Insects of Massachusetts, I find this kind of bug is the Phil- lueoris timoliiris, of tho order culled lieiniptcrs, und ' is uuscnocu on mo itiisi page. LEWIS FORD. Cummington, July 14, 18-15. ' The Farmtr't Ye.-Tlie beet (am on tho farm.