MONTPELIElt, THURSDAY, EEBRUAUY 20, 1851
VOL.XLV, NO. 12 WHOLE NO. 2314.
BY E. P. WALTON & SON.
iUatcljman & State journal.)
rUIILlSIIF.I) r.VKMV THURSDAY MORNINO.
Tr.RMf.-l!t,5nni.hinlvintl &3,W Ifptvmeot li not
iPiowia advan! lm.ro.1 tlwajt chlel flm tin end or
II. o je.r.
THE T1MBJP FROST.
Th tlm 't fruti It ib "Into for t
V km Ik. PJ blmri 'l!. ihtmiih lk nantt wltk fltt,
VMl 'b mis ! out with cblinlaf vounil.
All' lh flr. Ml lb mu.'al round
Wt tk rih It I"). ! lr It ot!'.
Awl vij kitvthit a nw lUlisbi I
Momfnjl nth ( It . of lfnt,
rVUWo.li'Mt gwwlh.i ."on ru.il toon lotl,
t'vtMiHiKi in Ibanotn'i p. Is Uamt,
AM iMl I- nr wv III woof of ilraain',
ritbJkr hM bf.tlh i d cl.fcw nftli tuo,
mw lk aN i Mm baa. I" Jt
Aa ltMiH eitUt . lall faith hit bud,
Vk fc trtt ik Aim total U timouitil tttth,
WrtVlnoi") I.mmi( to lb r mlrlli
At hlt(bkl kt. h twiftlr .liloodl
llh ft foil in lb ltl r lud.
Lii aljbi, iboajb k tak na I rrtt,
What fh.rlita't a t ikro.ih Ik lavat w.tl
Flak ebrna. I VIamtlhh..i.t,
Wklah naM4 Of 11 ptlt f ie,
'MM aealtat) Mai a. Ik Itfkt MinilJ,
To th ktllHMrtiw.il la tb rich bh tail.
Ad Ik. krtlliMl mm I' aliM i tb tit.
Awl Iht aurtaro iktolat iiitW m bifti
rr tr l twiil foul
tifaaft orifl . In tk mi or-Uti.
A.M.lH(Mllk jjr w krtt
buitli( .k with rht o tbotif,
At ktmiht tk 11 it fii (Itut
Boakt tmt ttlan lk Iran ltpl
Off kai.4 Ni., a1 kl,
A a. awiHIv lr .s..rln; he, i
At. or 11)1: aanitala rhirn aad inj
Ltka a flk ol twll..ivi mm ibe wiag.
Ilamhl waa sliprporr ibHo nwa,
T .v.d u. m wilk a mclf irt-li"! i
for wnk notlaki. ratU mir furl ai .Had,
Pa w am Rul n-od lu it dull road ;
Aod I i oaotlnf .Rink nr bre ilbt arue,
llm i-kaa. i.ui l.r or ik rlaai tkiti t
OlilD'dlwn, dflirul not fiet
In lime fn yiHi 'kali lajra m .kia!
Thirtigk lanki if a alar i a i-hne rnpt
A. if ma'kiiif ik- i.r wi h a l-irf rt flop,
Tik lipall buan. ii fid euajimvnc la a Irir
A nw paragraok ibaft ycKii Bat, on U 1
Awa trm lb main! wlik lb wlmjica drift,
Ma v!. manlon an amoolhl) twill ,
r.itral ftlntaifftk larno't ffaai,
Aiallka itadMl tillSnHt d trtoa tfo
TtMh vrtib a kw M aajft aaal (lata
Tfca tapta lioir .
lira Ik Id It par t '! rr l
lkaap ituSKpi Ik orlal, wtm pralaajwl,
T lb wai-i-iwaa tana oak a rad. bid.
Dual aHM,aiMirolaVal, w l4,
UK wnu)t aitMliai bal,
Tb MatttMl arfjp elamaaU
llMwrMw. Tkaitiiamxtflrt mow
111 tJ)t ha!. uafi
Watnlnf tkaara k tWt ),
TttVaiV 4a aaitfea. J11 b lvl".
A i .Wrrl aka4 Wall (t aaMHiUa.i fltlal.
Tk alilftiajan i. all aaaaltan aaaltwt.,
Tim angklaitt .ll-t. an alia auk bo;.
Ilir Ik ti ill -it wifa ia ik ail.tawrat,
rkwab-aWdiaaMamat gia lalkat j
111 rtill Ijii, Ik liill Bft--ii kbl
Ttwa uoalipatif tlip.ta, mlai) nil!
II It lf m!kal't palUr .l
Te airaj4iy U ptJ( kur,
faara Ml :aaka laa.lr kua.-iy ihiw,
Aaklt k ktwara rax wk or Jw
IlntllMiairi-" ' L P,lI'i
Wk kal haa) knt wiih njkit at Ii;kl !
Ob, lal ai ri (ail to laiak oflboa
To who) lliataaof Iroal aiaj .now.
Oil,. nVklldaia,ulaa aaaa.l Mot
UTiiaik! .Wada am ill Jkooaij M j
May lb ! wtaikti kp, a. it bul oi.el,
Om milk of kuwa kin.. wtl 1 ,tu.i ioh.m.
T-IE GUILD ,T I'K.VYCR.
H4 f4vd ttwm lW kj.
,t lUtl tM iHlKklltKt t)ti(t.t(
ThiotJi id fcto ffli ttit ktch i
.4 mlwrt wti hr wMlatM itmile.
Ti ltlci twtlldt Iwur.
Ti.i at w iih in a iuiiMMl row,
A M:kr jroaj whI fir
WImI tHMiMiiy -willj itiTiwjIi Hi gtoum t
Tm cliiMbuui' vmc a tf)f i
J& hiu toy IvMt:
Uid- lbi iu3bf' kit,
Ba who I. td Ulrcbl liiu hIiiO to bor
Hrftfta ib luiiy.
A fubtt m ll Oiitut der p,
j litb upihiaaMUl' Wa.l,
lUl kit mmMI.i i Ut .
Tut liinlhWf ! lMt
Ii it j?fr ' m !! i
Ami lt( biiir be huaibly
Hi io mm) U rursin.
uTi. in tvAvi jrM, Mha iif,
ti(M 11 Uw Ui iMril Wwn,
At t ! wW. tht cwM tl bUtf r world,
ttMMi biku MMb r.tjurii.
Or wti -Mu4. f'M virau'ff path,
Mw i rwli liwig'i'wiit -Akj,
Obi b MM luia t ibi Ud iwur
b n flftvi b kMUto
AtvJlb ki btJ vtbl. t4, l UiJ
Upj bu itkrUH
AtvUiln oilMcblaithi biia firtt
II u ;ti,l wufdtfif4)eit
Will no "fto wllb itHMliits mwrt
'luiu II bu iuU kid(
Al lur t bitn Uik ia tbl diik hour,
A M ik cbiM.
Tb pr rr 'rt th LUt f-ad kti
Uy lb ikltkl itMJth- r iffy i
QulliBM , ItOt, (rw II tCfsDA. Uk ibtl,
Tbai f tUUth pr)r tv Mtta
ll Om, It dwii. n sD.alV fcvio;
IU t ut ilf tunc w.th i).
Aril llu tciint-itbUk.iiixwii.icb U ought
Vvutt ou lit tlef pin boj.
UY MRrf. S.COi'UNEY.
If. Jtt4l bl,l luCkrtl U. tt AVtJf,
i ii iich-l, rrct i j
And boiat it fioai in ftrda bowtr
'1 bou knowc.i (wi Lt M wj t
IftaBitu bwit gtattiertd f
UniuiiAtt i.4 tfiaitkJ
Tli-ljintniijLokinl mrtb untoU
Taua cpuwvul the iklf uijr OuJ.
Tbtie it pUitt tbil firi
No idwiid uiit t r i r (
Hut wiih a laUira fr roc cbectt
Tbe wirtify -va nf lifc )
"Tb ( h wealth lit. I tulU
Tb MiWi'i roving ,
Tfev Eueidt.o of lb ml -4 th it toll
O, ), wbo biuwuar bright,
Wbwi bo4tMi,t tul am thorn,
6Mi kltiiwUfdx bji lb lUjr liKbl.
Of ywutii'l uafullic; ry;o i
iVltb ardor uneontrollftd
B"k ldoin fi9 oMimp,
Atnl win I ho fnitand and thn gMt
Tbat cannot Chinee wlili lime
Troma l.irrim) Pnptir.
A SEW HARVEST HYM.
BY MARTIN F. TUPPER.
Tnlte jro lh lrd lr M tmuniirul Uverf
O let (Ire feofite bfgtad tad teiic t
UUh nhelt lb hymn, en ierpteM ofl
HUe tobU tbrtxtM from the hrt end vole (
Tor the Oreat Klnj In hia royal redundance,
nHi ut with bitilnff neuh er.d to tpaie.
FriMli In fullel'i.ly end bfad in abuodioce,
Uiof to Uud fer bU ratherl; cate 1
O, ell ye ntOnia t from alio to seaaoo,
Kindly tmrnndft Mc tbe enUi iltit It yield j
Then trt u icmlerli flfhi end fcnretiion
Oratitude don for Hie tflfu ut Ibe field ;
! 'illicit, faith, and contentment are duty,
AitJ it He Meaaee them ell with iiiOren.e,
Tbok Mltn l bet faith In iff bountr d beaelj,
Put oil ut wmIiIi, avttd afeundeajt-s and puce 1
l'e4l'l!taeMHi: k'ntfa itfkY letter j
TlWn will we love oee ent(Mr the more f
White lie i nefoei let tit then raLbr
Thank Him (ut bleaftflgthe baiket and aterej
Berth ia mad a herrtag, grmieditj Heaven,
lflhe Oreet Matter he made ua llii belt
Here end herfter rdmtHl end fjrflrvtv-
O, let creel llin with pranea and praytri t
IIV T1I0MA8 HOOD.
ratin Ufa i m tan.et twiui,
And Ik wofld it tuwia( dim i
Tbtl tkaw af) iha lljkl,
Lika lliadnl oflb niclil
Cldr, eohln, eoWtr mil,
Upwaidtlftll. a vapor chill
BintBf tb nautili fr (mwa
I mall tb mould akni tb 0!
Wak na Irffa! Tbe Bpi-li tirl.f.l
tranrth raioraa anal hpo !!
Ub. trt ml .liapat furWrn
rif I k .ba)w ai ,be ,
O'ar rka nth tkara em. blm
tio lifklftt ullo clooaa.
Wuiai oarfuiii tor vapor cvld
1 .mall Ik roa aliova tk rwaatld I
Jo-n the Ijondun Co-art Jmiinel.
AN EXCELMSVT TOKY, WELL UBLATEO,
.'he door i.iterrupte.1 the ! oWK t lore l..vii f .r Bordeaux. An
;l -.1st a look of inqitl- j "a '' ' lh ''' ' V"f-
4 -! ii'lv tii. Inn Lin r tt f Iniliirl f llftll flmatl
A light knock at
elude at her mother, for sine, tlio loss
their fortune no visit had broken their
' Go and open it,' slid th lady. With a
smilu blio obeyed, and the opened door give
entrance to a tuait, whom she immediately
recognized as the stranger w.bo had assist
ed the poor old sufferer.
The countenance ol I.titeit'oiseiie ivpv
al at once asmnt;J a "rave and bevero ex-
, , . - 1 l, ,.,
Iter mother perceived the change,
i.r. iiiui.ii.. ,,.. ,,7,' .
, , , . ' ...i .i.,
tne online, me Mrauger Jiuvauiicu, . ..m-
ting her wiih respect, sa id :
4 Madame, you aro I jiresuriitf.-btsfTiotlier
of this young Inly 1'
Madame Kevial made a sign of assent,
and pointed out a chair to the ilranger. He
took it and continued : chance this morn
ing brought Mademoiselle and myself to
gelher m affording assistance to an unhap
' Oh 1 mnther,' interrupted the. young girl,
whose neck and faco was covered with
blushes at this allusion to the morning's ad-
tenture, ' I have not hud units lo tell you a
bout it. Do you remember tbe poor old
man who generally took up his sUttmi at
thti d'or of our liutel formerly ? Hf always
wore a green bandage over his eyes, to con
ceal hn face from the passers-bj, and held
.11 I. .. t. ... i ... I.. I. , l,.n,l 1
M .111..., .1 1J.M.1, ..: ... ...a ......u.
Yes.' interupted Madame Revi.il in her
. : . . .. .
turn, 1 remember linn wen j your Miner
always dropped some money into the basket
when returning from Bourse. You always
used to call lu. your pucr old nan ; and
s til In as vim wore.de iL'hted in if iviuir
him every thing th.it you could scrape l0. . voice, atiu atiiirwsmg Anna, wnai, maue--tMltef
' i moiselle, do you not remember your poor
" Well, since our deparluro from the ho-10'""'"'
tel. we have asked each other a thousand '" 8 W! oin- earnestly at him, i
times what could have become of h m.' 1 ! "' his veiicrahle countenance
Yes," aid Madame Revial with cvidcr.t , ' "'fks a,llJ suflertng, he con-
interest ' wined : I
' Well mother. I found him to-dav, at! , ' You hato then forgotten ten years of;
last, but in such a wrelched state Hut 1 , daily kindness t nu have forgotten the,
was really shocked. S.retched on the s.iuw 1 "rd day of January with the assistance
dyiior, absolutely of cold and hunger ; ami ' Rnve opportunely the hre, the wine, !
t.ithout the assistance of this kind gentle-"e wing of fowl wrapped up in apiece
man, he must have perished where he lay.' 1 f newspaper I All forgotien I ell, that
' Say rather wilhotil yours,' said the )oung
man earnestly. ' 1 could do nothing (or 1
lidd lost my purse,
is he indebted fur
'ii nml inn? nlniio
i.fu it.o'i o,,i, ,,,., I
... n ,l.ffk.rHiil I, til. .fioiliii till, i-.il.ir
i. s'efiiiiiT the color a 'am
mounting lo Amid', face, ' it is not for the ';'r '? oromer, j .q.ies uu nazei, ru
purpuso i.r disclosing to this lady the secret like him m the revolution-; and that,
of your good actions that I have followed i h3 ''is will, he had ordered ait' udterlise
youhere; it is lo request you to .take the ; uieut lo bo inserted every week for three
trouble of buying a bud and some other lit- years, that the brother might come forward
lie necessaries for this poor child of inis-1J h:s ample fortune. That Jacques
r..n..n.. ll.,,.. ,r n I... , .,1 ri,l fr..,,.. Urn I de Chazel stands now before you it is 1.
wm will have the kindness to employ fori
this purpose. 1 pray you to believe that if! "'y relumed yesterday, lour notary, con
I was not a stranger in Pans, and on the i 'ed be, speaking lo Madame Ilevial, ' is
liiiiit of nitliii(r it lhi vniv t'fiiitii'r. I
would not take this liberty with persons to
whom 1 am unknown. 1 trust tint you will
excusu my request.'
There is no necessity to offer an apolo
gy,' said .Madame Revial ; ' on the contra
ry, we ought to thank you for having selec
ted us to complete a benevolent action.'
' Now, Madame,' added the young until,
in a timid ui.d hesitating milliner, ' il only
remains for me to inquire the name of my
young sister in this work of kindness.'
' Mademoiselle Anna Revial.'
A cry of astonishment broke from the
stranger ' The daughter of M. Revial, ol
Bordeaux, who lost bis fortune by trusting
in a friend, and died of grief I'
'Alas! you have but too truly stated the
case. How does il happen that you are ac
quainted with these facts V
' 1 am Jules Bursac,' said the young man,
in it voice scarcely audible.
Anna grew pale, and went nnd placed
herself near her mother's scat. A mourn
ful silence succeeded for a short time, and
it was Jules who broke it.
'Ah! Madame,' said be suddenly rising
' I perceive Hut I yesterday sent you my re
nunciation of a life of happiness. This
letter,' he repeated as he slightly touched u
with the linger of his right band, with i
look of disgust 'permit mo to destroy t
aud l forget that it was ever written.'
Looking from oue lady to the -other, atiu
ccitiR nn sign ofopposilinu, lie lore it down
ho initlillc, and threw llio prirtinna into tin
ire. lie witched them until the flame liat
pized tin every p.irt ; nnd then, ns if con
Till that it was wholly and irrevocably dt
troyed, ho approached Madame Ilcvial, am
hent his Itnce before her, as she regarded
ilternatcly, with the utmost satisfaction, he
daughter and him whom she would In
chosen for her son-in-law, if the choice h i.
been in her power. ' Or if the memory n
this unhappy letter can not altogether pat
away, ami if part of it must still remain u
your remembrance, think only of the word
which say, 1 If your daughter and mysei
had been belter acquainted.' Wo are ac
quainted and know each oihpr already ns t
we huu never been apart. 1 just now cane
Mademoiselle by the name of sister : letmt'
call her by another name, not less kind, bn
nmro saared that of wife. I have no for
tune tit offer her, but I feel animated b
!nub jiwlanndl)fpf)t ' -to? her
you, .Madame, who will never quit us t
will work with energy ant! determination,
and I feel that I shall succeed in my etTurti
Oh Madame, deij;ti to answer me 1 lint
you weep you ijivc ine your band you
consent to inv reuuest V
' And you, Anna, what tlo you say V ask
ed Madame Ret nl, as she held out thcutli.
er to liar daughter.
' lljte I ever any other will, than yours
dear mother V and she pressed the baud to
' You consent then, Mademoiselle I1 saitl
Jules ; ' then you will allow me to present
this riuif as n mark of our oncairomeiit.
He held up a little ring set round with
' It is Anna's ring 1' said Madame Ilevial
' Yes, mother,' said Ann, quite confined ;
' 1 was obliged to tvell it to renl ice the mo
ney I had received for my embroidery.'
' It was in purchasing it th-it 1 discover
ed your addrrsi, altlin.irfli you entered in
the jeweler s bo k only tuc name of Anna.
It is to the ring I owe the happiness of a
tf.iiii beholding you.' I
He look, as he spoke the unresisting band
of the )oung girl, and placed on her finger ,
the pietlge ot their um.iii.
The same evening, in order to fulfil the,
benevolent itueiitums of M. Uarsac, who.
" "w I
) ear oil .iiliuui pmntiu out ns now abivlu.
A month .titer, in the humble lodgings of;
Madame Itevi.il, a few were assembled to
witness the signing of the marriagp contrutt .
before the notary, who soon made his ap-!
pe.irance ; he was followed by ait elderly
in.tn. richly attired. As the latter was not i
introduced, no person took much notice of i
" i r i .u.... ...! ..,..1,1
Ill 111 . IU( l.-.I',ll W.I3 HIU IIIIIUII UULU HCU VIII
' r . . . ' I
the ceremony fur whicli they had come to-.
loetlier. .tl.iujine Kcvinl was still an iitva-
i In!, and had her daughter sealed near her.
I be Mulary pUtadku m partiulto nil' 488 laf
I bin, and took from it a contract of marriage,
j which he proceeded to read aloud. After.
! I.aviiii; specified the little property of the!
bridegroom, ho wont on lo detail the for-'
tune of the lady : ' .Madame Renal makes,
over to her daughter the sum of 1,000 per
' You are making a mistake, Monsieur,' i
interrupted Madame Ilevial : ' formerly, in-,
i .i... i i .I..I ;,.in.i,i 1
uti:U vtiu iiiiviiu -
i The notary, without paying any attention
to the interruption, continued: 'XI ,01)0 a
year, arising from money in the public 1
funds, for wiucli here are securities.'
Saying this he displayed the coupons on'
the table, and .Madame Revul, the daugh
ter and Jules IS.irsac, .ill made a movement
! 1,3 " u""1 l" l,0'R' ""u" !"c a? ,
rr..r nriun mill m.iiln n Kiffn lur Iheiri In re
k - o . .
..hi., ei nn Siiriirinfl j1 tl.lv 1 1 it M r l..f-..ii P
"" -i-- - ,
oy .availed with interest the result of this
.trange .cc..e. ;
" " i
' What I
v,3 l"tl-c kw "
1 '"X "'y .'"S at nu end. In 5n adver-
i tisement which it bore, I read the uitelli
iioiaenre that a French gentleman named
I Francois de Chazel, had been seeking
' Without delay I set out lor Loudon, and
from huu I heard of tho intended
marriage of your daughter. To that angel
1 owe my !ife and the least I cau do is to
present her with a part of that fortune
which, without her, never would have reach
ed my bauds.'
' But, Monsieur,' said Madame Revial,
with emotion, ' perhaps you have a family I'
' Yes, Madame,' replied lie, bowing low
m he spoke, ' if you will admit me into
1 Ah, you liave made part or our lamily
for such a long lime!' said Anna, pressing
in her hands those of M. de Chazel; then
wiih a gesture full of navietle and grace,
pointing lo her intended husband, she ad
ded in a low voice, 1 ll is be took you up.
Do vou recollect him I Ah ! you say thai
o me you owe your life ; if you only knew
flow much I am indebted to you if you on
ly know ill But we will separate no mure,
and 1 shall have time to tell you all about
Jules came forward to present tbe pen ti
his bride, and they both signed the marrtagi
contract. Formed under such auspices,
who can doubt thai it was a happy oue 1
How CoNHCtr.NCK is HuMoitEi), An em
i neat and witty prelate was once asked r.
is did not think that such a one follower,
us conscience. " Yes," .aid his grace, i
liiuk he follows it as a niau does u horse il
4 'gig ht dtiuts UJint."
The Poetry of Geology.
Those who never look fqr poetry exeef
where they find the cumbrous machinery
rhyme, will miss some of tlio finest jreiiisi
the language, Wc find lliti following, tvti
ten, we presume, by flenj. F. Taylor, Eq
in a late number ol the Chicago Journal.
If it does not breathe the very spirit of p.'
try, we should not knowftwherc to lorn
for it :
" We have termed geology a bciutifn
subject, and we would not recall it if
could; for what is geology .after fill but th'
history of the world, written by itself
rime's own biography, printed and pttuctl
collated and bound by the fingers of Om
nipotence And here it f, written dowi
to tlio last sunset ; not a leaf lost, not ai
illustration dimmed, since the ' first form
Creation's recorded smile, was flung ot.
damp with the night, ami loomed with
starry sung. Go-where yftwll; from Erie'
'record bleep,' whoso awful flood yet chime
a perished age ; from the notched ccntiirie
iii her living rock, to the wave-worn peb
bles, those notes the brooks sing by, an
what arc they all, but chronometers to mark
tune's viewless flight; to tell the age ol
singing streams, and when those chimes h
g.tii. Turn back the leaves of this ponder
ous volume, ere human fool-prints pulled
them, and yet how legible llie record l Tin
leaf faded by thht first in Eden, that Holler
ed down to earth, lo I here each fibre of Us
fame in lithograph! An insect's uing i
there ; perhaps its fellow willed in the
bio.ilh of that first sacrificed. Here arc
they all, without erratum, blank or blot."
In n very great proportion of the barns
in the country, stand one or mure of the
thousaud-and-tivo inventions for cutiiu
straw, every one of which is better than
none one half of which arc never used,
and every body (every body is a very im
pnruut chap, and Ins word may be implicit
ly titken, every bouy savs they arc a good
thing an important, economical invention,
but they don't use them, and there they
stand with their bowie knives drawn m ut
ter (K-litnce of work or tnou'ineiit.
Habit, inexorable hab.t, makes cowards
and tlodgers of us all ; tie can't break thro'
the ways we have been used lo, notwith
standing economy kicks our?hius,&. waste
fulness picks our pockets. Our whole lives
are a bundle of habits.
The tidvattlarres of ctittiiirr food for ani-
mals are manifold and palpnble. A much
lower grade and quality of iiiod is cheerful
ly and freely eaten, and such as would be
entirely rejected in the natural state, withal
little salt or meal, when cut, is all consum
Animals that are old and masticate badly,
nrn itiinortainlv assisted in tbe nrocess of
deglutition and digestion, particularly old Resolved, That the success which has
homes, who do not ruminate their food. By , hitherto attended the Temperance Cause
this process etery thing is saved Tuwi L .uJlUl,r llm faV?r of Pivine,.P(ivideiice, calls
weiMcnotwi Fact, that ifftflTtYifr0,ciiri devout gratitude, and encourages us to
the best quality of hay, is wasted in feeding JI" forward in confidence that the same fa
it whole. vur Ul" uttaud us to final triumph.
Corn stnlk. rut nnrl fr-.I in tnlm nr linxp. Rcsoh'cd. That ill the provisions of the
are mmj c1)5Cr eatPii, and the refuse is in
a proper statp lo plow under as manure,
,i,0 ,.,, p,t having absorbed the liquid,
an important put, retains it beyond the a- Resolved, Hut a full and proper expres
bility of leaching rains to carry oil". j siou of a correct public opinion is now more
If all the bay, straw and .talks were cut , necessary than ever; both to restrain those
there would be no long, impracticable loads who arc aodicted lo the use of intoxicating
of manure, that it is impossible to bide with liquors, and to secure tbe observance of the
the plow. Every thing cries aloud, for the , law.
gpncral use of the Straw Cutler, and ycl Rejoiced, That a strict and scrupulous
bow few who possess the ability, follow it '.observance of the law, is an imperative duty,
up as a "fixed fact," in their tanning econ-' nnd every good citizen will voluntarily nnd
omy. Old balms won't let us, they are , cheerfully ubide by the law, will exert bis
inexorable. Jlural Xeto Yorker. i influence in favor of its support, and pre
Use Scripture Language.
Hold up your face, dear brethren, for the
truth and simplicity of the Bible. Be not a -
shamed of its plunseology. It is the right
instrument to naiiuie in tne great worK 01
calling a human soul out of darkness into importance of securing a correct public
marvellous light. Stand firm and secure on Sentiment on all the great subjects which
the impieguable principle that this is the deeply interest the welfare, both of mdivid
word of God, and that all taste and imagin- uals and the community at large. To tlo
atiou anil scieuco must give way before its this, we still regard moral suasion to be the
overbearing authority. Walk in tho foot- j great instrument by which the woild must
slpps of your Satior. in the two-fold office be moved: tint our work in this respect is
of carinir for the diseases of the body and
administering to the wants of the soul j ami
though you may fail in the former though
the patient may never rise and walk, yet, by
tho blessing of heaven upon your fervent
and effectual endeavors, the latter object
may be gained the soul may be lightei.ed I efficieiit agent in funning public opinion,
of all its anxieties the whole burden of its I and in enlightening public conscience on
diseases may bn swept away it maybe of ' all moral questions, the clergymen of the
good cheer because its sins nre forgiven dlfl'erent denominations be earnestly ro
und the right direction may be impressed quested to preach, (at least once a year,) to
upon it which will carry it forward in pro-' their respective congregations, on the duty
gress to a happy eternity. Death may not I of all lovers of public peace and order faith
be averted, but death may be disarmed. It I fully observing tbe law themselves and dis
may be stripped of its terrors, and instead
of a devouring enemy, it may ha hailed as a
messenger of triumph, Dr. QAamcrs.
Man acts strangely. Although a current
of fresh air is the very life of his lungs, he
seems indefatigable in the exercise of his
inventive powers to tleprive himself of this
heavenly blessing. Thus he carefully clos
es every cranny of his bed chamber against
its entrance, and he prefers that his lungs
should receive the mixed diluvium from his
cellar aud larder, and form a patent little
modern aquarius in lieu of it. Why should
men bo so terrified at the admission o.f the
nighi air into his apartments! It is nature's
ever-flowing current and never carries the
destroying angel with it, See how soundly
the delicate wren and tender little robin
sleep under its full and immediate influence,
aud how fresh and vigorous, joyous (hey
rise amid the surrounding dew-drops of the
morning. Al'hough exposed all night long
to the air of heaven, tho lungs are never
out of order, and this wekuuw by their dai
ly repetition of their song. Look at the
newly born bear without any nest to go tu.
It lives and thrives, and becomes strong and
playful, under the unmitigated inclemency
ol tne tailing uews ot tne nignt. i nave
here a fine male turkey, full eight yearsold,
and he has not passed a single night in shel
ter. He roosts in a cherry tree, and is al
ways in tbe primest health the year through
out. Three dunghill fowls, preferring tlu
cherry tree to the w-irin perches in the lieu
house, took up tbe airv quarters with bin
early ia October, ittd'tiave item waoegoijo
o any other roosting place. The cow and
ic horse sleep safely on the cold damp
round, and the roebuck lies down to rest
t the heather, on the dewy mountain top.
myself can sleep all night long, bare-head-il,
.under the moon's full watery bcum, with
in any fear of danger, and pass the day in
-el shoes without catching cold. Coughs
nil colds arc generally caught in the trans
'ions from an overheated room to a cold a
..irtmcut ; but there would be no danger
n this movement if ventilation were at
ended to a precaution litlle thought of
iow n days. Watttrton's Estnyon ft'atur
A Physiological Problem.
It has been observed that persons who
tave lost a limb, or a part of one, are at
lines very much troubled with an intoltra
de itching, or soinetimcspain, in the (in
fers or toes of the cJ07eimty wlitt?fi is lost.
case of this kind lately presented itself lo
is for advice, which being a little out of
common course, we hate thought proper to
rive it to our readers. A young man had
liis hand amputated just above the wrist,
hi account of having it shattered by the
bursting of a gun. This happened some
two yeats since, and the deficiency is sup
plied by a wooden hand. At limes be tells
us, that be has the most intolerable itching
jetwecu these wooden fingers, in fact un
lupporuble, and to use his own words, be
would give a linn ii i ed dollars for tbe chan
ces to give them a scratching. At other
nines he has much pain where the fingers
ihould be, and he can only obtain relief by
.tltcring their position. When free from the
pdin of itching he can discover no differ
ence between that band and the sound one.
He can will the fingers of the lost band to
act and they seem to obey. At times the
ends of the lingers are quite numb nnd cold ;
being partly Hexed, bu feels that he has not
the potter lo extend them. There arc oth
er phenomena couiiee-lpd with this case,
which, with those tte hate tvivcn, would be
verv difficult to account fur on phjsiologi
cal principles. lhistvn Medical and Sur
i gical Journal.
STATE TEMPERANCE CON
VENTION. The Vermont Stale Temperance Con
vention met at the Congregational Church
in Middlebury, on Wediday, Jan. lo,
1S.1I, at II o'clock, A. M.
President, Prof. E. S. Carr, Caslleton ;
Vice Presidents for Washington and Or
ange Counties, Rev. S. Chamberlain and
Hon. .1. K. Parish ; Corresponding Secreta
ries, for ditto, Hon. Azel Spalding and
Ilev. J. S. Hubbard.
The following are the principal Itesolu-
. tions adopted :
present License Law, the friends of Tern-
perance have the necessary (legislative) aid
' to the successful prosecution of the work.
vent if possible, the necessity ol a rcsor: to
its penalties to enforce it.
Ilcsvlccd, That in n Government like
ours, all our laws and all our customs arc
' based on public opinion, or perhaps more
properly, public opinion originates the laws
and customs mat may exist. iicuce mc
but iui-l beun, and we earnestly entreat
the Irieuds of temperance to renewed elTorts
t to persuade their fellow men, as they regard
' their well-being, to abstain from all that
' cau intoxicate.
i Resolved. That as the ntilnit is the most
j coauleiiaticiug the iiifruciiou of it by oth-
Jlcsolced, That ns the press exerts a pow
erful influence in forming nnd moulding
public opinion, Editors nnd publishers of
lie.vspapers uud periodicals be ropectfully
invited to continue their efforts in aiding
the temperance reformation and in promot
ing a healthful public sentiment in regard
to the observance of the law.
Resolved, That we recommend to the
friends of temperance in cuch town of this
State, to appoint a committee of one or more
to md and sustain the omcers ol the law in
carrying into execution tbe law prohibiting
the sale of intoxicatfng liquors.
Resolved, 1 hat Ilia benefits which the re
cent License Law is designed lo secure to
an injured community cannot be realized,
and that the clandestine sales ol liquor and
the appalling evils ol intemperance cannot
ue remedied, while persons are nceiiseu in
ell intoxicating liquors who do not respect
the law, and consequently do nut teel bound
by a sense of duty to refuse to sell in viola
tion of the law.
Resolved, therefore, That it is the duty
if all towns to elect sucii selectmen, mid
such only, as respect the law of the Stale,
tud will refuse to license any person who is
expected to sell intoxicating liquor clandes
tinely and hi violation ol law.
Resolved, That the success which in the
ast few years has attended the efforts of the
jotis of Temperance, tbe Rechabites, and
ilier similar organizations m Vermont, is
viewed by this Convention as a most cheer-
ng indication of the increasing interest tak
3ii by tbe young men of Vermont iu, the
good causo of leinperaace, aud thercforfe
jives us strong ground of hope for the fu
Resolved, That Teachers of Schools in
Vermont should regard it a duty of binding
orcc to urge upon their pupils the great im
portance of early actingjtipon strictly tern
Jlesolurd, That inasmuch ns we recog
nize in the trallic in intoxicating drink
i lie paramount obstacle m the path of the
temperance reform, we will call to our aid
all tbe proper appliances within our reach
lor its suppression, and never relinquish our
efforts to accomplish the object, until the-l.-tt
rumsellcr in the laud shall lay down hi
weapons of rebellion against the cause ol
God and humanity.
Resolved, That the Executive Commit
tee bo authorized to employ some suitable
pertou or persons to Lecture through the
State on the subject of Temperance during
the pre.scnt year. A
"ri:"wr..j IHI..I n.i "r .:.r tl ti...
jieiutvcu, l n.ti inu oofies ui mis ou.n-ii
for tho final success of the Temperance
cause must depend upon the broadest nnd
most ellectual instruction ol the mind in
the State, and as a chief means of effecting
it, wc recommend to the Superintendents
and Teachers of the Sunday Schools of the
State the utmost zeal, and energy in their
instruction to their classes.
The following from the New York Tri
bune is apropos to the subject :
We think our influential and public
apiritcd citizens are remiss in performing
their diitv to the Political Press. Many of
them will freely spend their hundreds of
dollars in a Presidential canvass, to diffuse
through their several Counties the views of
public policy they deem correct and impor
tant, when they might have effected their
cud far more certainly and tit comparative
ly no expense, had tbcv in concert and sea
sonably promoted the circulation therein of
such journals as would most ably, ellicicnt
ly Iihvo presented tbee views. There are
few Counties in the Union in which the
circulation of the able Political Journals
might not be doubled by the concerted ef
fort of their most influential arid public spir
ited citizens none in which such circula
tions would not make itself manifest in fu
ture elections. The chief obstacle lo the
prevalence of just views of public questions
to day is not prejudice but iiidill'ereuce,
whereof the root is ignorance. Many vote
mistakenly, heedlessly, while more neglect
to vote nt all, mainly because their atten
tion has not been seriously drawn to, and
fixed upon topics of National concern as,
indeed, it could not well be unless they
were induced to study the facts and con
siderations relating thereto. But if every
person (lid habitually study these facts,
there woultld be litlle use in political drum
ming ami scouring the country on the eve
of an election little force in electioneer
ing bribes and lalsehoous. it is the dead
. w uiuiii Ol ignuraiiuy aim louoiei cniic ""l
I incitas-4liexo3ppoHlipind -froin which the j
'servitors of corruption, the dupes of elec
tioneering fraud, aio rccruhec. In the ab
sence of nn uninformed class, our political
contests would assume a far nobler, less ex
ceplioiioblc, more dignified aspect.
Wc make these .suggestions for consid
eration not merely, but for action. In many
localities, Politieal Journals of high cbarae
tor, nnd salutary influence some of them
posscssing strong local claims to support i
nre vetv meagrely taken mid read, while'
! the land is flooded with milk-and-water pe -
. riodicals not positively vicious in their char -
I acter but most pernicious in that they shut
I out Irotti popular consideration facts ami
'disquisitions wherewith every citizen, at
least every voter, present and prospective,
j is morally bound to make himself familiar,
'and in ignorance of which bo cannot safe-
ty perform his duties to the Commonwealth,
This can be remedied if those who per-
ceive the evil will take hold of it, and they
will be unfaithful lo their duty and their
j country if they do not unitedly grapple with
The tea grown here, turns out more high
ly and dcliciutisly flavored than that impor
ted, being in all respects like that drank by
the wealthy in China, the grand diffureiice
between tho American grown and the im-
ported, being in the loss of flavor occasion
, ed by the sea voyage. Latitude U 1 north,
j in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina,
proves better suited for the cultivation of
the plant than any other region. Dr. Da-
I vis. of South Carolina, who originated the
experiment, is already realizing handsome
ly by the sale of his young trees, which arc
eagerly bought up al any price by Southern
There aro persons yet living, who can
recollect when the Cotton plant was only
seen iu flov er pots, in which it was culti
vated on account of its lovely blossom ; one
of tbe prettiest flowers iu the calendar of
horticulture. Observing men in the South,
who know the history of the cotton-raising
business of this country, are generally of
opinion, that lea-growing is about to be
come quite important to us, iu even less
tiiuu tli.ui it has taken us to become the
great cotton producing country of the world.
i ho character ol soil and climale auapteti
lo the growth of the tea pltint, are not such
as to make it interfere ut all with the pro
duction of cotton, tea lands and cotton lands
those protluee these plants best, being as
different in all their attributes as they well
Getting Insuued. The! Troy Post re
lates a "good one" of Jacob Barker, the
Quaker, who, hearing of the loss of one ol
Ins vessels which lie had oiuiiieu in gui in
lured, wrote to a broker wiiji whom he ban
pokeu on tho subject as loiiows :
" Dear friend If thee bast nut filled u
be oolicv which I bespoke on Saturday,
thee need not, as I have beard from tho ves
The broker, iu fact, had not filled up tin
pulicy, but presuming from the tenor of Ja
cob's note that his vessel was safe, and
tempted by what seemed a good chance t
clutch his per coinage without risk, he fill
ed it up forthwith and sent it to Jacob wit.
i . . . . . i . ii
the assurance that It Had been uiauu an ru
uy lor him on Saturday. On Muiday mui
ling tho first thing thai met hit eyes on op
mug the newspapei, was the loss of Jacob'
.cssel, which he had so wickedly insurei
hi Sunday. Then, also, ho ducorercd tl.
limning ambiguity ol Jacob's uote " h
aaU hexd frota the vessel 1"
MAXIMS FOR THE YOUNG.
It were base first to raise a confidence,
mil then deceive it.
It were no virtue to bear calamities if we
lid not feel them.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery ia
a present. 3
Keep your shop, and your shop will keep
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment
is the treasurer of a wise man.
Late ere I lore, said Augustus, as long
ere I leave.
Lcun both how to receive and to refuse
LAtlrning is preferable to riches, and vir
Let reason eo before every enterprise,
and counsel before every action. H
Liberality nnd thankfulness arc the bonds
. Lit,IivaiJ43 IPOil'mcndcdj, -
Liberality is not in giving largely,'' but
Lile is half spent before we know what
LiMcncrs hear no good of themselves.
Live and let live.
Love thy friend with all his faults: none
arc without imperfections.
laying lips aro an abomination to the
Maids want nothing but husbands, and
then they w nut everything.
Make choice of your wife by the cars,
not tho eyes.
Lr.ATiicn SiT.CTAcr.RB at last. There
has been a great deal of bad joking about
Leather Spectacles, but there is now a
great probability that they will come into
actual use. One Mr. Cranmorji, an Eng
lish gentleman, informs a scientific journal
that his sight is defective, and that among
other experiments to strengthen it he took
a card ami made two fine pin holes exactly
in the position of the centres uf the pupils
of bis eyes, and found that he saw the trua
image as correctly as ever ho did in his
By making the pin holes larger or small
er, tho focal distance is increased or dimin
ished proportioiiably. In sunshine he can
read at the natural focal distance, but with
faint light there is the common confusion
of letters. A flattening cornea will explain
this ; he thinks tho cause to be " some want
of contractility engendered in old age, in
the iris." There is one curious fact which,
he has observed, viz : that fine wire gauze,
l-50tb of an inch in diameter, in meshes,
enables him, when vorn close to .he eye,
to read small print with great facility, at the
distance of six inches, and when the mesh
es are still closer, be can see tne most min
ute objects with remarkable distinctness
Instead of the card, something more dura
ble will be substituted, and leather will
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niiunmi uu louuu us iuuii ua Ulljf llllli uioi;.
J'it (sbui"r (J&ronicle.
A Droll Definition or a Yankee..
As the Yankees aro creating no little ex
cicmcnt in the commercial, political and
military world, we hope our definition of a
I genuine male Yankee may not be consider
ed a miss.
A real genuine Yankee is of animation.
checked by moderation, guided by deter-
iniiiHtion, and supported by education,
He has veneration corrected by tolera-
l tion, with a love of self-approbation, and
' emulation ; and when reduced to a slate of
aggravation, can assume thti most profound
j dissimulation for the purposo of retaliation,
always combined, if possible, with specu-
! A real live Yankee, just caught, will be
found not deficient in the following quali
Ho is self-denying, self-relying, always
' trying and into everything prying.
I He is a lover of piety, propriety, notorie
ty, and the temperance society.
He is a dragging, gagging, blagging, stri
ving, thriving, swopping, jostling, bustling,
wrestling, musical, quizzical, astronomical,
philosophical, poetical, and comical sort of
u character, whose manifest destiny is to
spread civilization to the remotest corner
of the earth, with an eye always en the look
out for the main chance. -Rogersvillt
Quick in huu Aitlioation. " It ama
zes me ministers don't write better sermons ;
I am sick of tho dull, prosy affairs," said a
lady, iu the presenco of a parson. .
' But it is no easy matter, my good wo
man, to write good sermons," suggested the
" Yes," rejoined the lady, " but you aro
so long about it ; I could write one in half
the time, if I only had the text."
" Oil, if a text is all you want," said tho
parson, " 1 will furnish that. Tnko this from
Solomon : ' It is belter (o dwell iu a cor
ner of n house-top, than with a brawling
woman iu a wide house.'"
" Do you mean we, sir I" inquired the la
" Oh, my good woman," was tbe grave
response, " you will never make a good ser
inonizer; you are too quick in your apyli
iation." That nobility is the truest winch i man
derives, not from his pedigree, hut from
himself; that excellency is tbe greatest
which is personal ; that glory is tho mint
estimable winch is fixed iu our intellectual
tud moral attributes, not that which u man
locks up with bis cash, or puts by with his
Hint to tub Lamm. John Foster dis
iked fancy work, and observed, on being
-howii a bit of worsted-work with a great
deal of red iu it, that " it was reti with trio
Mood of murdered time,"
How kf.w no it. A person passing li
ning the streets of London was accosted by
i stranger with the question, " Did you ev
r thank God for the uuo of your reason I"
' Nu," was the reply, " 1 never thought of
bung it." " Well, do it quickly," rejoined
tie stranger, " for I have lost mine."
ITfc' Why is a clock tho most humble
ung iu existence I Because it holds its
ands before its face, and however good its
orks may be, it U always ruuutug iuelf
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