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BY E . l W A LT O N & SON.
MONTPELIEIl THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1851 VOL.XLV, NO. U WHOLE NO. 2315. lUalcljmtm & State journal. runi.iaiir.ii nvr.nv TiiunsiiAY morning. Tr.RJ18.-4lW'ti in ; M,Of Ifpitmtnt liriot mail In ndtanc, inwrait ilwji cttirid from th end or tb year. Ipoclrn. THE HBAVCSLY SHIHMICUD. nv a.ns. J. u. Lowrnin lYIieo nnmj ear )r lot wai knelta-l, Ai 1 uni.M aympuhy Uturt, A lit(l H! from (iM-moiy wrltal, Wt'jth Mi'Cf had tMMtbl my bilUr iWnt. And I wip fit In to br U )va Fmn pert.' f it mild Th. it irifhi be u heahnt To taal ionjp fer .tow ur gtlf f. Aft? uur chilli1 ntnrah'd lfalh 1'p !o the pHthrr took iti ijr, Anrfon nor anna the hle nf -lr-th (.ilia a Nm iwi tj'tl bdbnlint .ay, Awl Mm.4 nm rmit.il with to p, I lor Ittito ftint' oft nmo, This tiwff l tba Atinc hnp Wm laid U ua tiy mm w . TM y In ihf vilify1 ihaltanrtjt ear Poon Cfnp tlia mi'luw' lemlof pt'flM, Ami whan lh a, growi br.mn ami hai( Tba ihvpbard trit to maka them climb To (ry bUrt af pB'tuiM gtt 'I bat bwof aruttftd lb mfcUiN tWa. Who a grata awl Aawer ti )tUir laaa, Ami ilun ihroMjb miitf ino tutlraaiiH tola. I ul naught ctn t' mpt tl e timid thing Tba tp ff Jd path to tl), 1 hotijtb flWMt tho ttiHfihTii ealU and ilrf'i Aid etrd b low the pjitura lia, Till i" lit nn til ir lim'rt ha tak, At& the iti if tn t,u , Then b 'dipt' 'f "be alt nnl tit, i utt fi.l.uvtt 1 o'er i.n k nn.l iMtw. A n't in tlinin pctut tVr, )lm .Ifwcf fi thin lnn't'il mead, Thf i.fi'UKf'! .Ini'ii hn tanitc r ct. And ltf tad l.mlrf lurth r Iced. iltisccllnncous. ii... j. ' KM.. I, t..uilt k. Hi .1 II II.! LIFE IS ON W. HID. i , , i- . i, l.. act tan t.rad ll vi lu p.'inv.fc lli lifij;ll i. ion 'i uVr j.-M Time wnvt ol in ) ll ll..;.r cl.rti.i ii1 ott ilvr t lti.l-rtic IttMi'i, I.ifs i.nnw.rd (.fli. it I i .u i.tm.e ui .1 i.i .li'iin ; Oli I (in imm ll la u bunibtat f..iM. llvy. Slid Jo) lttgttlfurt blaiHltiig si lli gult Tliiougb lit.'. oaiftl Bli llljUauA UMMMtl I with tlic pnrtrnits of nl! tlio miscrnMo men wlio liavo ccr chtattd the. minttr!' ' Mercy on us t' cxclaiincd Mrs. Atkins. A TIILlIllLE-FUIili OF UOMANCK, ,. ' Prny not for mrroy mnnrnfiilly siW the litttn mminikin. ' Prav for n pontmice, Tnr The tailor's wife hl stitehnd shioo five sterling lioncsty, and withal, lie sure audi in tin; morning. It iv.i' now imon tlieiljy pay (he Printer.' after Clirijtiiiiii-dny, and llicre really was i don't understand a word of it,' said soMiulliiiig for dinner. The tailor wn from jrg Atkins; and with a resoluto hand, sl.ej hnine the children were nut. hut it was ,100k up ,ur ihiinhlu, and turned it over and clofC upon twehe o'clock.and in a trice they slniost uucoiucionftly hrnu);ht the tlnmblal would he hack, eager and hungry for their jj lcr uosc Hut it dul sntrll of aul-' mcnl. Mrs Atkins put down her work a jphur this thitnblo was the like thimble it very handsome waistcoat of sk-hluo satin, ,vas hofore. cprinklcd with stars and bordered, it might por lcn voars Imvc I lived in this thim lie, wan 1110 zouiar,, iuio uoruer was so strauoclv honutiful) clapt her thiinblu 011 tlio msntolpiece, nuu hurrica tn tun eup-, uiV took another look at the tliunblii ; ami board. At nil events, theio wa ; 'l&gguihnii sho coigcuuly thrrrtt lief Uiimkte j to-day ; ami noinething wemed t pr"WWlifsrerfi)rTMt"iainrnar brASs and tioSiied ' to tlie taHor's wife a brighter lime, and a lnt i,0 I ttlcs man among the holly, as much fuller tahlo fur the time to come. as to say ' Atkins had gone to make inquiry about a ( Now yon are writ got rid of, I'll take ship that was to sail for tlio other side ofclirc yon shan't get tn again.' i theuorld; and though he had not at thai 'j'hc little man seemed to iinderstiind the ' time a single piece nf Queen Victoria's threat of the look, for he said, with a Ian-1 minted gold to purchase a passage lor luiu'iguid smile woman, attend tome, for what I have to say is worth the hearing at this moment there aro the ghosts of not less than ten thousand men and women excellent per sons when alive ; the very pink of gooi!nes, with delicate white satin feelings, as one may say ten thousand piriw condemned for a certain time to be imprisoned in thim bles." 'In thimble 1' exclaimed the tailor's wife. ' In thimbles,' repeated the miniature of the departed Poor Man's Friend. ' And their prison is far worse than tho brazen dungeon in which Solomon shuU up his aro not mocKou hroiher then inquired if he could do any thing for him : when he said he should like to havo a glass of ale. Having drank this, he appeared to he satisfied. The fatal moment now approaching, he devoted the remaining portion nf his time to distributing among his friend thoc lit tle articles he would uo longer wdnt. To one he gave his cigar caso, to another liis tobacco Mininer, and he charged his brother ' Iletirv with his latch key, with instructions to deliver it after all was over, with duo so lemnity to the landlady. The cloak at length struck elceu, and at tho same moment he uns informed that a cab was at ihp door. IIo merely atd " I self and fatuity, he nevertheless would learn all the particulars of covi and necessary preparation. It was a whim, ho knew ; fur all that, it was a whim that controlled him beyond In powers nf H'll'-urguinenl, had ho tried to raercise them. And ill alone, Mrs. Atkins fprcad the table. There was a piece of beef left, and a email ptecn of plum-pudding ; and Mill the pudding remained small, alihough .Mr. Atkins turned the plato that contained it round and round half-a-dozen times, and look lulf-a-duzeu side-long hvnks at it, as though endeavoring to behold it in the most unprou'd light, ilut pudding 1a not to be thus inagriilicil. The I .idler l.iid, Mrs. Atkins thought she would execute a few moro cinches, tilling up the time until Atkins and the children Cdine. As Mrs. A thins hppriuiched the m.ni'el-pifce, extending her fingers towards tlie thimble, the lliimuio of its motion fell hilt iip.tu its tiide, with one distinct, iir.iIoiiL'fil sound, as from a silver Oeii ; Mr. 1, 1t 'i'.ift pimiu ' 1. rim I die litilrt man anil ! it mil : for lliev. at least. Mm. Atkins mared now nt hor visitor, and! with an open cell with a promise of liber-.am ready, amt allowed himsell to li- coti- .-! 1 ...I. .1... ,l,;.l.l . .,,.1 l nunr until I hn ntimiinfril titJHV tn'dtlCtcd tO ttlU W'lliclp. illtO whir.ll llC tfot ..... . ihiiv inn t .tiittiii;r itiu lilt; iiiniiun. , nmi j ..v.., ........ . , .... . .. " dfitfCU ihoii B)o ooMgcuuly thrrtlt her thirrttflel ho obtained. Now the viotiunortJ4Mm proWWltrfiHifiitTMtrriainniar brAssi' and ttaitireil ' bte may net budgu. Tfiey liavo i-mplofert 1 i . . . . .. . t. . -1 . . 1. 1 t -1 . . .. .I. me CUe.tpcsi IIIIIUUIU tlll'll atiiu, mm hi. chcapoit thimble is for a time their punish ment when dead. My time is up, and my wnumlsurc boating but huw, lor these ten long years' 'That's just about the time not quite Tom ami 1 have worked for' ' For my tailor that was,' said the man nikiu. ' How, for the time, have you tor- to do is to confess my past sins and the sulTer-1 turod mo !' ins thev nurchased me. mid then I pass to I I couldn't do it,' cried Mra. Atknn, uarpiy. You couldn't help it 'twas your duty may confidently arrive at this conclusion I AGoonSTonr. Tho IJoston Transcript, from what has bpen discovered. Of tho tells a good many good stories under tho gold coast your Committee says right, when 1 head of " Dealings with tho Doad." One they assert that ' KngUml has received al-' of these numbers he devutesto fortune-lmnt-togcther 800,000,001) of gold from Africa. ' ing, nntl amongst other illustrations gins Liberia ta uiijaceni to iiie gniu coast." jiiii me cast: 01 a .nr. .ilcwins. 11.. wit cmirt- I would s(ieak of what is Itetter than gold iron. And such is the purity of the iron ore obtained by tho natives of Africa iniine- lialcly in tho vicinity of l.iheria, which ing a young l.nly of some aimi-tinm ami something of a fortune, into the b triiin. After a liberal arrangement had bivii mado for tho young tidy, ly hr father, Mr. Mew- they descrihe as being abundant, that they 'ins, having uken a oirtidnUr fincv to a i it- have no furnaces ; they need none. All lie brown marc, demanded that it should be their rude agricultural and warlike instru- thrown into the bargain ; and upon a pi st inents are mado by them of ore so pure that live refusal, tin' match was broken olT. Af wheu boated it bdeomoa at ouco Milliciontly iter a couple of year, the parties accident mallpabln to admit of lieing wrought into ally met, at a country ball. Mr. Mr. mis any shatrc or form. They niako knivp, ' wr i me willing to renew the rngigpmrnt ' It's no matter, now : my ton years aro. up my time's out lo-iiuy. aii 1 nave now. 1 1 in r Mr- . t' in lk. 1 1 I- A (kin's thimble, by ihe way, -li tl 1 r 1 1 i' 11 r! ll, I'M! uf . ill a li.u k In r tin Ir. 111 a in lilt-, u 1 : : r. Ill .1 nil ll.c ii. mil 1- 11. .1 I. ,1 u.i. "i Hi" In art li. An I tui-'ii, ,1-iuni-lniii.iil and terror of Mrs. At- kun, who, ctrauge to tl, couitl not at Hint liioinrnl re .1111. tlinujli 111 no tormer aeci th nl 1 1. ul tlie I nkil, neu ollitrw i- deti-rm-1111 il then, Iri.in the llnnihle he 111 to punr li.tih, lit -in ill, quick pull, smoke ol Mive rj cle.iriufS. .Mr. Aikius dropt 111 htr cli i.r, rind k.iI with her eyes upon the tliun tile, slill pulling .1 shining jpor pulling an.! puriiu, until, 111 a tew minute, tlie romii i hl'eil as mill .1 cluud, ami every el j. el c mi'1'ijit.d in it, -uit the miiuII br.ts lliiiiKile lli.tl inured "like a fpeoh upon ttt he trili In tue lu.d-t nf her terror, Mrs. Alkint In n'!.t nf her liille h.t nl beef un I ill' oat tilt' V eie in-'. In pence. I've paid the penalty ol my sciusn ness, and my unquiet ghost will cease to haunt your brazen thimble..' I A ghost I' cried Mrs. Atkins. ' Well, I never thought I could bo so hold to a ghost. Ilut than, to be sure, you're such a very lit tle one. What was your name V j ' Nevpr mind,' said the small man. ' I 1 was called The Poor Man's Friend. And I can tell you, Mrs. Alkuis.thut 1 have paid 1 prellv sharply fur the vanity and lexationuf !the title ' ' That i, I suppose,' ansuered the spirit ed little woman, ' )u wasn't his friend al all ! Only the name, like V j ' Listen 10 my story,' said the little gen-i llemau, again shilling himself among the holly leaies. ' I was, when 1 uas a'lve and enjnving my proper stature, I was a man of exceeding Health, llich indeed was Land Arrived at the tragioal pnt, a short, but anxious delay of some seconds took plane; after which they were joined by the lady with her friends. Little whs said on either side, but .Miss Gale, with customary decor um, shod (ears, i'liickiicy endeavored to preserve decorum, but a s ight twitching in his mouth and eyebrows proclaimed his in ward agitation. All necessary preliminaries having now been settled, and ihe prescribed melancholy formalities gone through, the muai question was put " Wilt thou liavo this woman to tho rash youth ' I mil." lull-nooks, war cutlasses, spears, axes, lines, fallowing on We. out of this ore, without the process ol smelling." ' I " .'. I. .. l.n.l.n.. .1.. 1" 'I.. ...I. .Ml. ami my late. inns, tor every suicn you 1 mj " " wmuu tnnt I ThIi vnnr nnmlln-honil o clean inlo replied in ti distinct voiac. what seemed my llesh. Ami my sense of He then put tho fatal ring on Miss Gala's feeling as sharpened into spiritual suffer- finger, tho hymeiiial noose was adjusted, ing. " For fourteen hours a day have I felt ' and the poor fellow was launched into mat- incessantly felt the punctures of the nmony. tormenting steel. Hundreds of thousands of little daggers piercing me through and hXJIIOniltOll Of lllO interior 01 AfflCil. through, anil with every stich a jerk that seemed to snntch at every nerve.' ' Mercy on us !' cried the tailor's wife. ' Ay, mercy on us,' said the little man. ' But we ask uurcy in vain, uho have 110 mercy on others. Live and let starve was my inner creed; it's a wicked religion, Mrs. Atkins, mid carries its atter punish ment. And depend upon 11, they who, The Forost Funeral. She was a fair child, with tresses of long black hair lying over her pillow. Her eye was dark and piercing, and as it mot mine sho ftnrlod slightly, but looking up smiled. I spoke to her father, and turning to her, asketl her if she know her condition. " I know that my Kedeomcr liveth," s iid she in a voice whoso melody was like the sweet strains of the .Iviliun. A half hour passed in silence, then she spuko in that same deep, rich, melodious voice : " Father, 1 am cold, he down heiiiie me, lady .1 , 1 ; k 1 red nut to have the sli 'lit est ri e.ollfctitm of him. " .-'urely you have not forgotten me'" said ho. " W hat nime, ir'" 'ho enquired. " Mewins," ho repln d. " 1 h id tlio hon or nf paying my addresses to you, about two years ago." " I remember a person of that name," she rejoined, " who paid his addresses to my father's brown marc." 15 Jt few have both the wilt and tho means for deeds of high benevolence, hence nunc should forget that the cup ol cold water was commended and written in Heaven. while the rich man's alms, heralded abroad laud tho old man lay down besido his dying b). ,1C sounding trumpet, bad its empty and ':r:r c::!y blazon. being nf no ag everybody thought and at last I got my- ,1 l.i I. .1:11. so I... iery g.n.i,', ver;, . 'it. i : j :. is it, .ii tit, I h .ii ti ' 1 111 1 1 .iii'li :i "'Hi I in dime- t r p or 111 it. lor the lite 1 I be'ii - I. 1 : 1 1 1 I ll.e ii.'. 1 Ii r -1 tu .1 ;. in n-!,t 1 ii try pm.' 'it, niul'l' 11 A 1. r .'.Mi t nili -. A 1 r In I 1 111 ' :l ,.1 . 1' ' 1 il 11 ".ii it hue cl ..id , I. r. il -.- 1 h ... , on. I, i.t.. II 1 1 neier cm1 1 li .d snllicient time to perlorm llieui. Nun rliieles-, I could nut torbcar tn talk 11 as so pie mailt, so easy ton; and nil no otht r etl'irt, it made me a name tint s ntlt amniig my p irlicular friends like a un e mii'm nl. ' " The more .shame for you," said Mrs. Atkins. " To gel a good name, and lue upon it ai.d do nothing for it ; whyil's uor' than C01111114 yis, passing bad 1110- ne I Untiling to 1,." Very Uue, Mrs. Atkins," ansuered the unnilrled maunil.in. " Very truo. Vet there's a deal ol" brassy character paiat lor good. And it may sound ruht enoujii up on the world's counter, but 11 won't dn, Mr- Aikni", when the angels come to rinj u Ii won't do, ma '1111." "I .;io.il,-iy iioi," replied the tailor's w ,!'.', w i'Ii w o , in'v decision. .nl so I r, ,.ii I It 1- now, madam. . ,1 . -"ii..' I d.ed. If Vol! doulll without care for the comforts, the necessi ties of the workers, will have only the rhe.ijii -t work, lug us ihtir inrrrs u, u s Hid, and large .1- ll.i ir prt -nice 111 I. e w. rid in r, he their souls dut.i 1:1 a 1I.1111-bl.-.' And hero Hip lutlo man vanished, and the Dutch elock struck twehe, and Aikius wall a brightened lace, with a child in ei ther hand, and two following, came home to dinner. Now whether Mrs. Atkins did, nr did not, ttll her husband her interview w uh the inannilvin, 1? not here or elsew here, the business of Rtn ltiuiNo Hoou. 1 1. 1 ..nut- v t I I 1 merit -.1, nt In 1 11 t th .1 , -Ml upon 1 uitiii 1 t r m , leu v '"ir- .ig ' ''11.'' 11 e, Like ' .ir w 11 t 11m: 1 11, y . 11 w il. 1 is no in i-t ,i!v i.ig 11 1 hii. f. . r. 1 w 1 1 . f 1 ml ' 11.1 -i n In in 1 - ,. ! r 1 id urn 1 1 I. Ut tie was the strangest of gentlemen, , iiy perlt'Ct. way quartern tne cemekry. Theie, niv iiioini:neiil. There '11 S'leh a Irmd-ou'e 1 . e 1. 'ig'i 111 it to have kepi d I 1 I un i v for a tiiel vi 1 . 1 .' 1 i'. fi a'l nli 1 ' 1 i. u . .ml in all I "ir mi 1 ir 1 '; tni ad- is coiisiJ' r d lu one place I am giving a loaves in another 1 have from tho I. "ii In. I'll' ill THE LAST ilOlltS OF A SIXGLC This nTorriuig. lvTT'iranriiTi'ev- rn o'clock precisely, an unfortunate young in in, Mr. Edward 1'inckney, underwent the evtri ine penal')' of infatuation, by epi it i.ig Ins in iclunent to M iry A ui Gale, in limit of the alt ir railings ol 1st. Mary's (,'liuri h, I-lingti"i. Il will he ui tne reeoHeetlotl of all lliosp friends nf the parlies who were at June-' party al Urixtoii, tun ye ns ago, that Mr. Pinckii"V w is there, and I mmi !"i r t uitr'iduc rd to Marv Gale, to w horn he in-t iinly be;'.in to tlirei't parti.' 11 l.i r at leu tin, is i! me 111 g i 1 In r no le-s In 111 i v .-t 1-that ei . uuig, anil I. Hiding lit r tiling- it supper in ll.e 11,0-1 diluted ill inner. From that iieru tl cmi' menced the intiuiacv between them which , any time during the year j Prom the l.ibtna A.I.. i ,t I One of the missionaries to Liberia lately : made an exploring tour of '-!"',! miles mi foot into the interior. He passed through thirty v dlages of the Goulas, Dey s, llueaks, land Coudoes. In Ins report he says 1 " Such a country as we pissed through , 111 thai missionary' lour, I have not seen sur passed 111 either ol the littceu west India Islands whicu I have visited, from Trinidad ' to Tortnla and the Virgin Island. It is .111 eleiated mountainous country. Ranges of' mountains, running most generally parallel .an ihe line of coast Irom Northwest to Southwest rise up before tho delighted eye of tho traveller, convincing him that ho is uo longer in the land of burning sands and deleterious swamp.', such as arc en countered in proximity with the shores, but 111 iiuils another region. And such arc the graduations af its surl'nco us would greatly facilitate tho objects of agriculture. There 1 are few, if any, very steep acclivities noth ing like the bold, precipitous mountains of 1 our Cistern States. Beautiful and exten sile valleys lie al the base of these 11101111 1 tains, which gently slope down tu lite level r.t.ii"tryjyinj( bclnuell lU0L 'It is a well watered country. Duriug the eiht hours' travel which wc were fre quently obliged to perform in a day, wc never walked more than two hours or two and a half at one tunc, without com.ng to some beautiful stream of cool and very puro waltr, either a tributary of tho St. Paul's or some other of the many smaller rivers w ti, eh intersect the Alrican Canaan. And lu re 11 may be proper to add, that my atten tion was directed lo an examination of the adaptation ol these streams lo the purpose of uiacluneiy, sues fur mills, iSiC. and I hesitate not to afliiiu, that within the Gauluh luutry especially, any number ol the most eligible situ itious may be found, where, al good water inav ciiiid, and sue twined nor thin arms aruutiu 1 ,i,nri.,rP,i .,,. 5 r.r . his neck, and murmured in a dreamy voice : ' 1" Dear father, dear father !" The miscarriages of a good man, which I "My child!" sa.il the man, "doth ihe give an ill-natured pleasure lo htile minds, tlood soom deep lo ther !'' suggest to every great mind the most tncl- i " Nay, father1 My snid is strong'" ancholy ideas of the weakness of human 11a- ' "Seest thou the thither shore '" mr gener.il, hut 110 spiteful vtiujinojs ... . o .t. i 1 t 1 . . n . . . .. in augei smiles 1 ism 1 am coin, com, I'lieinori ag iinsi ins woaKtiess 111 purlieu- cold ! Father, there is 11 misl 111 the room ! You'll be lonely, lonely !" " Is this di alb. Father !" " It is death, Mary !' " Thank God !" replied the child. Iler eyts closed she slept in the arms of .It sus ! Sabbalh evening came, and a slow pro cession wound through the I'orosl to the school-house. There with simple riles the clergy man performed his duty and 11 cut to the grave. Tho procession was short. There wcic hardy inon and rough, in shoot lar. 1' ar Iroui cu imrr over his fill.. worth, he views his downfall with a gener ous piiy. and, w rueil by it, works out his own s illation with tiar and tremblmj. One of t'u' conductors on thfc New Ha ven Railroad. vvIiom-specrh, smacking of the Ficiich or German accent, subjects him to kii occasional quiz from ihe passengers, was uished " A Nappy New Year" by one of them, duriug the trip on New Year's Day. " C)h ! tank you sare, merry Christ mas, April fool. Fours July, and all za real." "'- ...L 1. ..,!.. tna tackels, and some with rilles on their 1 1 shoulders; bui their warm hearts gave beauty "Mother," said Junes, "what is tho lollicir countenances, as they stood in miir- meaning of donation ? Y'ou have been pro tmirs, and ihu birds sang, and so wo buried ' paring all the week for the donation party, 'lcr ! laud I want to know what it means." I saw the sun go down from tho samo spot, I "Why, Jimmy," said Johnny, "don't and the stars wore bright hofore I left, for I jjon know what donation moans? 1 do! do always had an idea that the grave-yard was means the oake, and nation means the pco the nearest place to heaven on earlh ; and 1 pie, and they carry tho onko to tho tnims wilh old Sir Thomas Urovvn 1 lovo 10 see a . tet's, M the people go lliore and oai it." church 111 u grave-yard, for even as wo pas through the place ol graves to the temple ol (foil on earlh so WAinr-" ""' l'"l tho grave lo" the tonipfo of God lug" pooplo go I Once upon a time, on a Sunday after- .ntvuii 8o ,1Zy in ,is motions that Jhe d!fiOtgeriitu-.,-ior tlTT IfifT j congregation vvt re coming out, and he said j to Ihe first man he met I " What! is it all dutiei" I SJrt " o...,l ... ... 11 n . , 1 . I g w Inch few foreign nations have as yet "'. r 'u , ' ""' . 11 3 a ! sa" ' ru,lt athmied either in thei? house, or lai.Lruai.es. V" ",k" 1 'lcalo..g t,mo before 1 ,,,, ' , . r . .1 im 1 I' v, 111 ue all iliine." I his thing is " comfort. Ihe word cau- ' run well be defined ; ihe items that enter ' A certain old lady who had been famed j into its composition being so numerous, that for s mr looks and not very sweet words, a description would read like 11 catalougne. touching tl.e v.muus accidents of life, was ousincdto have suddenly become very a- Titc Kvki:y-iay M.nnii:i Ladv. The every day married lady is the inventor of a "V. hut happy change has come over you 1" Said a neialih .r. Whv," nod tho transformed. " to tell ASKEW INT1IE Mil. dv v. . I'.vrraiixjK. 1 tOflfKnH.1 Hi nmlit l hi. I Jilt. booUnlM Uii' .i".-S-k". ''Ill .-! J l" l. t .later, "Uh, ilwu I I liuil lklu, Unj, tWrt' n. 1. m lUw. Ilirk.U.ili.r jiw USmi ilr, 'J Ii vrina vh axsiriliix A I. .I,i. u.'ir.i nil .lie li'ili ti. und, H.S.si.dill), il luw, Wi dn. tram W,in lit r yU lb wtalu Shil .uuw. A llllto rhiM UnVci ojn.-ttrinj At lri'r d.1' rH nr, Aiiltclolrliini t bur iiiIik' VimiJ, l;ietiimeil vyah faulin( tear, "Oli, ilo t 'it, liliirjr, rlu ihem li'itm 1'berv'f 1. In llitm, tli t" ' M'war, lull," M)'! Iliuti,' ckiU'v wll," ItUl U, III iMttlHI H.SO lllJB IH.I1UCI lUl IPUIIUUlUf, 'I pa'r r titll in m. : M4n' vauiitHU lit.tl vrt.4l iwui eichnj;B Yut ctl.at.otMl' livall una ycs ! Tiling n In ui tv ta tUi ; 'J l.wift.1 Hu I r.lit' wi Awl a "1 but uur uU wuboimI liwiti Tn itU ' aU"ljr clini, Wu mi(Ui i. u(U vi) Iicio AoJ Gad luicr)Uitn 1 and he was in the strangest position ! Hut taken off my own coat, and am serenely of-1 we will u-ll every Utile we know about him. fering the garment lo a beggar and the, Measured by tailors' measure, the gentle- third " I irun's suture might have been about six in- "I recollect. Good as a picture tu look ches. A gentleman null a very clean and tti ul aaw it with Turn and the children j lolly look ; his hair nil iron gray; with a ' one Sunday. Then we could get a walls on , few wisdom scratches made with an iron a Sunday ; and itaw it's nu walk, but for pen the sort nf pen made out of Time's i ever stitch. La, blesn me ! and that's you' old scythes about the corner of bis eyrs, 1 m that monument ' Well, I never I" ejac that had a ceiling-ward look ; a look, mort- ulaied Mrs. Atkins. " And now I recol-i over, ot tell-satielactioii. lie was vciy so-' led what a line lot ol slull theie s writ a berly dfost in black very soheily ; and j bout you." 1 then Ins white neckerchief was while audi " Duu'i name it, ma'am," said the little pure as a suow-wtealh. man, hastily, "even as I am, my cheek Mrs. Aikius thought she recognised in tingles to think of it. And when I re the miniature nun a well-known luce; one j Heel" of those countenances that, like a royal i " Never mind reflections," cried the tai face upon a shilling, is Ihe property of eve-' lor's wife, with decreasing deference to- terminated in this morning's catastrophe. Poor Piuckney had barely attained bis j twenty-eighth yiinr; but there is reason to believe thai bat fur reasons of a pecunia ry nature, his singly life would have come earlier to an untimely end. A change for tho belter, however, having occurred in his circumstances, the young lady's friends wero induced to sanction his addresses, and thus became accessories lo the course fur which he has just suffered. The unhappy man passed the last night of his bachelor existence in his solitary chamber. From half-part eight lo ten lie was en gaged in writing letters. Shortly after, his We all uiiderslanu however what it means, althouirli lew ol us arc sensible nt tlie source uiiaj'e, of the en j vn ent. A widower has very lit tle comfort, and a bacliilm none al all while a married man, provided his wilu be an evciy-day married lady enjoysut m per-' you the truth, i have been all my life Btriv- fuction. Itul he enjoys it unconsciously, ing lor a contcukd mind, and J vc finally and therefore ungratefully ; it is a thing ol in.le up 111 iniud to sil down contented course a necessary, a right, ol the want of with ml it." which he complains without being distinct- . ..., v, .... r mi was performed!.. Ihe very middle of ihe dry ,y te,isib!e of it. presence. Even when it Gm pf ' , . for season, and yet we found plenty ot wator acquires sufficient intensity to arrest his at- Thank8,irillrr ;'.,, fnI .- ,,: tcnl.on, when Ins leatures and us hea t rrol thoU.ble which may be new 'to some, soften, and he looks round w ul. a half , , ( m)t fl( )f uh; rea(,(,rs . ' ion Ins face, and says : " J his is cuu.fo.i ! Jn 19 ,,,, ,, exl,rc.sly(. atgUag0 1 it never occurs to him lo iiiiuiro wheie it ..r.i. n.i.t. . 'ot ..r " ,, , ... r .. oi '- iiioic . i in- niiiier oi our aiscou- all comes from. His everyday wifo M l- eul w t((l i Qv(jr , . ingqutetly in the corner; .1 wa. ,. she f floii-i U come. w lu, I.Bhtcd Ihe lire, or dressed tho d.,... . . u , . f , , . or drew tho curtains ; and it never occurs j j to him to think that all these, and a huu-t dred other circumstances of the moinunt, ' A Frenchman came into I! one day, owe their virtue lo her spiriting; and that ' stole a watch, w as arrested, tried, cnndcmti- tho comfort which enriches tho atmosphere, cd to State Prison, and sentoll'in two hours be obtained, fur any of the purposes which an enterprising community, agriculturalists and mechanics, may require. My journey in tlio different streams. "his a well timbered land. Through an extensive forest fur many miles which lay in our return route, 1 was so struck with the gigantic lieesof immeuso height, vvhioh reared their towering heads ami united their luxuriant foliage above in funning above us one dense and rich canopy, ih.it I called lite attention nf tho colored ministers of the Liberia Annual Methudisi Conference who accompanied tne, to this evidence of the llanru bmii-tiAAtl nt tlml rinhnoss of the country which God had giv- door "when tho doomed 'youth told him to Ion to the Africans, audio which thoir e- I which sparkles in ihoembors, which broods and a half When he reached the top of tho - . I. ., , . It .1- 1 I ......I.!... k... I li.M,.l.uii,ttiA...1...ln..lltnnn....l.ll....n.... rybndy who can poMt it. Sue had seen wards her visitor, " but come to tho story .1... II .. I . TS I I ' a picture ni inc i ni. i iiiau h r riruu, miu no, ll ci old not be he; u was impossible nevertheless, the face of the mauiiiktu was How did you get into my thim- A Winter Sermon. Ttiuu ilncltr.t In warm nuil cheerful horn, Tl.y mut in tm llic lntl Miiiil UiUe. Wlale lu.uU-a uielftw. ruurfj 111 innn.inu lom, On liu. tih.lielllM hts.il 111 wirvolpU.b... Tb tu4ril ii loiled h ill. '.Ii ncbeit mwAli, O'er HlutJi UuuC)ii luit-il Ui'fuur waudsrj HiBj tDilit li on m1ii Ihy lu.lltS eU, Oirel on nsincull nhkli lh itinrauti iquandor. Tbv llmlMnt inuQlcd from lh pieicin; bUil, U'lun from lh tire.liio cutntt thou dml itll Mny bv icarc rftf gbontlbeni cttt, Wilb xbieh th fruit; treem toy nd d tl jr. Thou but lofl irnilei to (reel lb kin oflnti, Wlen lh light lep 'ciuuudi vrttbin lb ptirul j fJuut bT no flKIMll rv II who dwelU Uov, Jv'o rweel coiumuniuii wiih fellww morul. Tlioo ilrit louadly ol Ui cuitl bd, Lutl'd b tb puwr ofiuiurtm uanumtMi'il j foal pillow on itoa 0 aching bled, flour :la ta wtk when lb bai ilunibi'il. Think, think orihui, twha, furnt'd of kln.lrsd clijr, llipend tijnin th dute thy bodoty acntlerl ) And UmI Hill hnr Ihem fur iby vlfr priy Tby t hu cbiUiiu, ibnub to iii and tntur. JhiutitU woiidrouitly tike the flesh-jiid-blood good- ncss. And (he little gentleman, though some what uneasily, sal among a sprig nl Christ mas holly that was upon the mantel-piece; sat and wnli his best pains, looked secure amid his bower of spikes. ' Hadn't you better lake a chair, sir, on this stool V said Mrs. Atkins, as she passed her apron over a three-legged piece of deal, ' you II be more cointi ruble, sir. 'Thank you,' said the little man; his lace puckered as he spoko, and shifting un easily,' thank you, but people condemned to live in thimbles are nut allowed lo be com fortdblu.' Poor creatures!' cried Mrs. Atkins, it tnusi be a siruti lodging, goodness knows. I never heard of stub a tiling.' 1 Uonightencd, darkened boing!' cried tho little man in black; ' miserable, forlorn per son 1' ho continued, as though IVuui a plat form : 'did you uuver hear ol Solomon's brazen keltles I' Never,' said the tailor's wife, with great humility. ' Know, then, that Solomon has at this momenta thousand brazen kettles at ihu bot tom of tho sea : ui.d in every kettle is a pris oner, confined for uo good bo has done, de pend upon it, lo hear the sea moan and roar, 1 and answer it with his groans. And as in brazen kettles, so,' and the little man sigh ed heavily ' so iu brass thimbles ; so in the pens of clerks and merchants and lawyers and authors narrow prison-houses fur all of them who cheat the world, and fur all in tho world who cheat litem ; and crudest ol all, so iu tlio very interstices of the printer's types a multitude of bouls, which no man can number, is bound to be pricked by bod kins, half smothered with ihu blackest ink, and infernally squeezed at every turn of the iron press, so that but for the airy forms . which, Satati in. mercy gives them, every newspaper, every pagt, would be blazoned al once, hie?" " Thai was my sentence that was my dreadful punishment," cried the lutlo man. " Punishment !" echoed Mrs. Atkins. " Well, to be sure, little as you arc, it must have cramped you terribly. And what's so 7ery droll, 1 never felt you." " Ilut 1 fell you every stitch," said tlie j maniiiktn, and ho seemed to wince at the recollection. " However, to finish my sto-l ry. You must know that, although I talked j to the last day of my life about tho duties I of the rich, and the rights of the poor al though now and then, fur the look ol the thing, my name sparkled in a guinea sub scription for a Homo for Ihu Houseless, or sume such public benevolence, I would buy buy whme 1 might I would buy cheap, livery new shilling saved 1 considered a new victory over tho extravagance of trade. It was not for mo to inquire about wages it was no part of my economy to be assured that the journeyman could get his shoulder of mutton and potatoes" ' Shoulder of mutton and potatoes I" ex claimed Mrs. Atkins, as though she spoke of culmarv marvels of Mahomet's Paradise. " Well, to hu suro wu bad a bit of beef vcslerdav. but before llien" " I cared not if you, and such as you liv ed upun bran and water, It cheapness were in the studies ot my coat il my nuari, my philanthropic heart, beat beneath a waist coat that, for economy of cost, defied com petition." " More shame for vou." said the tailor's wife. 'Talkinir of waistcoats, what do vou think I eel for that blue thing there P ' Starvation !' answered tlie manuikiii, 'fori see, lino as it is oh, I know the sort of llmi!! iwte I see it is one of the dories of prune cost that defy competition A pretty breastplate of defiance,' said the little man, ' aim wen is sucu ucuaucu puu ished." ' Now nuiushod !' asked Mrs. Atkins That's it that's the marrow of my sto ry. That is the why and the wbcrelore that I .am here. At this moment now, como in. Un being asked wtien no meant iiieo uiuiiiren wui iiint,-.i uj m man; . lo go to bed, he replied " Not yet." The erful considerations. I measured several question was then put to him how he thought trees, and my juurnal, kept at the time with ho would sleep ? to which ho answered, " I : scrupulous exactness, records tW, 21, 2." don't know." He then expressed his de- feet as tho oircumferenco of many of thoni ' siro fur a cigar and a glass of grog. His! within six feet ol the ground. Let me re brother, who sat down and partook of tho i mark, that iho variety and superior quality like refreshments, now demanded if he! of Ihe wood found iu these forests, and in wonld lake anything mure that night. He deed all along the borders and around the said " nothing," iu a firm voice. His al- settlement of Liberia, from Grand Cape foctionate brother then rose to take leave, ' Mount to Cape 1' almas, or Maryland, can- when tho dovoted one considerately advised him to taku care of himself. Precisely at a quarter of a minute tn v. not be excelled any where within tho Torrid Zone. From a specios of poplar, soft and adapted lo all tho purposes for which the en tho next morning, tho victim of Cupid , white pine is usod tu America, up to mo having been called, according to Ins desire, loalt, a variety ot manogany, a oeauiiiui ho rose and nroiimtlv dressed himself. He I suee.es of hickory very abundant at Cape had the self-control lo shave luuisolf without i Palmas, tho iron wood, the brims'.ot.o, sus- tho tlightesi injury; fur not even a scratch oepltble of a polish Tor lurnilure ol surpass upuii his chin appeared after tlio operation, ing beauty, and many others, an almost It would seem that ho had devuled a long-! endless supply may bo fuunu. cr lime than usual at his toilet. " ll is an exceedingly fertile soil. Tho Tho wretched man was Btttred in a light immense undergrowth ol shrub and vine blue dress coat, with frosted bullous, a interwoven around ihe giants ol tlie lorost, white vest and nankeen irowsers, with pa-'so thick, so impenetrable, without much of ten! leather boots. He wore around his ' Turt, and through which a footpath only neck a variegated satin bcarf, which partly conducts tho traveller, is tho best proof ol concealed the Corrazzo of the bosom. In this. Ilut tho grains, roots, fruits, vinos of front of the scarf was inserted a breastpin I the tropics, all concentrate here, and may iu the sh idowv parts ot Iho room, which lull whence the who'o village could be soon, glows in his own full heart, emanates from he stopped, turned about, and gazing at it ( hor, and encircles her like an aureola. for a moment, at last exclaimed : "Veil, dis i , is de smartest lectle place fur businoss, zat ,. ,,, ; i avair I did see !" I PowBii of a Iumi Woitii. A nun was ono day driving a cart along the street. I If tho licit would nut prepare thorns for The horse was drawing a heavy lend, and tho pillows, and forge chains for tho hands ' did not turn as the tnaii wished him. . Tho and minds of their children, thoy should man was in an ill temper and beat the i teach tliom, early, iho rudiments of indus I horse; tho horse reared mid plunged, hull try. he either did not, or wouiu noi go on in tne, SvMPAXllv. An Irish csunsel being right way. Another man who was iu the i q,,Mtio,)e4l by jud(,e to klU),v ..flir wh,n carl, wont up to the horse, and patted h.u. , Uo coceriloJ ropliod " I am on the neck, a,l called bun kindly by his conccrnal my lord, fr tho plaintill', but I name. I he horse turned his head, and fix- om,,oven by Ule defendant. cd his largo eyes t n the man, as though bet ' . . , , would say, " 1 will do anything fur yoti.be-! " There is nothing," said Plato, "as cause you aro kind to me ;" and, bending i pleasant, as hearing and spoakmg the truth: his broad chest against tho load, turned the I For tins reason : There is no conversation . , . i ...... ..1.1., ll.nt nf Him iumi ill llitmtrilv narrow lane, ami ironed on nrismy as su h8icciiuio ,......,,. .,,,., though tlio load was a plaything. strong is a kind word I Oh how of conspicuous dimensions. Having descended the staircase firmly ho entered the apartment wliero his brother and a fuw friends awaited ti i in. Ho then shook hands cordially with all present; and on being asked how he slept, answered " Very well ," and to the further demand as to the stale of his mind, ho said that lie " felt happy." One of tho party having hereupon sug gested that it would lie as well to takesome- thing before the melancholy ceremony was gone through, ho exclaimed with lomo em phasis, " decidedly." Ilrcaklast was ac cordingly served, when he ulo a French oil, a large round toast, two sausages, and three new laid eggs, which lie washed down with three great breakfast cups of tea. In reply to an expression of astonishment on the part of persons present, ho declared that tic had never felt heartier in his life. Having inquired tlie time and ascertained that it was ten minutes to eleven, he re marked that it would soon be ovei, His bo raised with a dogrco of comparative ease, a rapidity of grow th and an abundance al most incredible. I have stood erect under tho branches of a cotton ireo in a Goulah village, as they spread lorth hum tho main trunk, laden with bolls, and suppoiled by forked sticks to prevent Ihcir being broken down by their own weight, and found, on measuring, that the tree covered a space of ten feet iu diameter. On examining tho staple, as iho ripened bolls buret into matu rity, it was louiiu as good and equal iu tue fineness of its fibre to the cotton of any country. As to coffee, I will only borrow Iho words of Iho report as a comment on themselves : ' Coffee of a quality superior to the best Java Mocha is raised iu Liberia, and can be cultivated with great ease to auy extent.' It is a country where tobacco, that great article of commerce, may be. culti vated in auy quantity with great success. " Ilut iho region in the vicinity ot Libe ria is one of great mineral wealth. Tins remains for Science to fully develop, but we PiivsioAL and Morai, Imi'uovemcni'. A clean, couiforlablo dwelling, with whole some meals is no small aid lo intellectual and moral progress. A man living in a damn cellar or a L'ttrret onen to rain and snow, breathing ihu foul air of a fillhy room, and striving without success to ap pease hunger on scanty or unsavory food, is iu danger of abandoning himself lo a des norate selli.h recklessness. Improve then your lot. Multiply couifoits, and still more gel wealth if you can by honorable moans, and it do nut cost you too much. A liuu cultivation of tho mind is fitted to forward you iu your worldly concerns, and you ought to use it for this end. Only, beware, lest this end master you ; lest your motives sink as your- condition improves; lesiyou fall victims to the miserable passion oi vying with those around you iu show, luxury and expense. ciiannino. To iniure a man's sight, sa7s the Albany Dutchman, there is nothing worse than sudden wealth. Let a wuod sawcr draw ten thousand dollar prize, and in less than a mouth ho will not be able to recognize even tlio man thai " ued to go security for turn." who hoars without any intention to betray, and speaks without any intention to do coir." ltirds of Paradise always fly against tho wind, and heavenly minded souls move a gaiusi the current. Tho proper element of man is constant activity. The waters of human life aro like those of tho ltothesda pool it is only when they ato agitated that they ore healthful. Working miracles with worsted such as . brown rivers with orange colored btiores, or yellowish Daniels Bleeping among greeii lions, Willi sappiurc cuiuisu lans, 13 una ui tho modern iiccouipiuiiuiuiiis oi juuujj in dies. So says the Albany JJutcuinaii. 'n man has the riant to expect a good fortune, unless ho goes to work and de serves it. Without contentment there isno joyof aught, there is no profit, no pleasuro m any thing. A man cannot run away from himself. His evil genius will follow him, whitherso ever ho may turn his fudtsieps. Tho Chinese, have an axiom, and a beau tiful truism it is, too, that when ouo person is idle a tiugteday, without justcauoor necessity, some ono mut stiller hj it.