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Sl. .I.WIVMIIKY JirslN!-
Oitlcc, Hrst house Xorth of the North Church.
Oftlce over K. Jcvett's.
t'arnam-s repiircd at sliort noticc.
.1 . N U T T ,
po.il tc l'assPiiucr Uepot.
Ii'.VI.lCR IN I)RY fiOODS, l ltm'K'.RY
.Valu Strcc
Dculcr in
Oppnslto Caledoiiian Ollicc.
Ai.ii intypcs, .Mcl.illi'.tyi.es air! lilf izi l'l:oto-;raplis
lli'lti-r aiiil ilii'j;u'r tli.ia eNuwherf.
Cl'A). S. SIIAW,
1 .V S U I1AN C A fi K N T ,
OirW 'vitli .1 . Ituss. - - Jfwptt's Buiidiiig
F I, 1 N T
Mini'.fxpturcr of 11.vkNi;kfs. ctc.
;; it'- I'a-uiiipslo Hotif, - - Railroad strect.
C . C . CH1 L O S ,
IHxiii: iv W Tcnr.s, JnwKi.iiY, .Su.vr.n and
l'iAr:.i ai:e. srF.crACi.KS, books, statio.nejiv, fancv
(iOnn-i. tov. Xc.
l i .uiiiu .unl fiiaravlui: iluiic with flesanccaiul prompt
. . ,.;.. PcM Oiliu , .Maiii trvi-t.
V.M. U. HOitTO.N,
i.'.-liuii; (iiM)il.
ancl dea'er in Gciit's Kur
- Railrcad tri'ft.
H iti.-i'- liiiiMiii. - - Railroai! Ntroet.
A H .1 I i ii T O iV
M '.niif.it-tttrpr .V Dca'.or in Furniturr and Chairs,
St J-)!in-.l)iirv C'untre.
I.IVKUY STAIU.K. J'a-.M-hvers carrlcil toainl from tlu
St'i. c i.n Vuti al Strirt. iic.ir St JuHn.tbury II nt-
i. 1). Kil.IiOirKSi', I. 1). S.
- Corner .Maii.aml Crntral trcet-i.
V . J . V i i, , A 11 I) ,
Ml.;K!t ' H.CK I'AV. Itol N ilKS AND I'r.XSIONS
' '..U'.-' I X j (.!iar-j u:m.'j3 ce? :nl.
JOHN liACON, iid, A: C(.
St. Jnhtisliury CVntre, Vt.
r. v u i i, i: ii .
m.M rvcrrnur.s o;- axk an' itni
Iuh;i.''. lnilf .! Il.iy aiul Mai.uri1 Fnrks and
lp Aiitrim S..nvcU, at Mm-xc liivo Vcrk?.
11. II. inACKSi'OMS
II A I II I) II S S I N G S A I. 0 O N
Firt donr to tlie rinht. up !-tairs, Union Block
I): X" rfsUleticc. Summer St, opponlte Union Scliool
II c.
It li's rcsldfiice C'eiitral St, 2 housc lrom Suwuier S t
The Uaby's Dentli.
Fold down its little bahy han l
This was a hop" you had of old ;
liilt t tne brow wi:h rosy hands,
And kiss its locks of shiiunjj S0'"
SomowhiTC in the reach of ycars
Another hupc may come like this ;
But thi-poor babe is gono, in tears,
With ttiin white lips, cold to thy kiss.
In summer a little heap of flowers,
ln winter a little diif' of uov,
And this is all through all the hours,
Of the promises perishod loni; ago.
So cvery lit-art has one deai grave,
Olosp ludden under its jojsand care,
Till o'er it yusts of memory wave,
And leave the little headstone bar.
lie is a patb, if anj be mislcd ;
lie is a r.die, if any naked he ;
lf any chanee to Inuijvr, he is bread;
!f an,- be a bnndmaii, he is free ;
lf anv iie out ueak, how stron is he !
To dead men life he is, to siek men health ;
I o tdm 1 men t i.lit. and to the nce!y v.-eatb :
A j.iea- urc without Io5,a treasure with.)' ttealtli.
Gih-s Fletcher
1 tn: Loltl) RKIGNKTII ; LET THE karth rk-
,i iK j, i
I'i accordanco with a long eslablised cus
toin, and confi.rming V the recon niendation
-t the Presidwr.t of the United States, 1 do
t.rre'-iy appoint 1HURSDAY, Tllr;(5iH day
-t Nui-.MHER INSTANT, to be observtd as a
(! t pj .in upon the people of this State, that
ii tlie day thus set apart,they restfrom their
uvaal employment and assemble in their cus
t.niary places of worship, to render to Him
tneir deout thanks for iiis exalted goodness
aul His tender mtrcies.
Let u-j thank Him for the prospenty which !
rr; where abounds : that the labor of tl.e
liasbtn;niaii has been abundanily rewarded ;
t ,at lhouh, as a nation, we have been scourg-
td Ior our ls with a desoiatin"; war, yetieaiih. u Lat more niniy esieemett is tuere
lh,u peace has reigned -. ittiia our own com
Let us thank Him for signnl victories in (
s , mny fiercely iouuht baltles ; for the des- ;
tru-iiori ofso many of the strongholJi of re' j
btl.i. n ; for lhe lepulse of tne haugrity mva I
Oe-: ior the sunnrtssion of the imiderous
s;iri of rii.r and anarchy ; for the corquest
i.Nj l?."-'e a porlion of ihe rebellious terri-
tory ;
and for the gloricus duwn of U.vivkr-
sai. Erkkdom.
Above all let us thank liim for the llope'
of srdvation throuh Jtsus Christ, our Re-
A:;d as we gather to mingle in the festivi-!
t -es ot the occasion. let us not be unm.ndtui :
- . . . . . . i
of the detitute aud unfortunate: but, as the,
-i.otu ot the Harvest has hestoweu upon us
oi HU hounties, so let us bestow of our
chuiittes to relieve the sulfering poor.
et us remi-mber in our uravers and .
hounties the brave soldier. who for his coun-
tn'a s-ake, is denied the coinforts and luxu
ries of home.
And a-. on that day the Nation unites in '
rendering to Gcd the homaL'e of praise and
thanksgiving, let U3 eamestly pray that He j
VOL. 27-NO. 21.
1L en to " l'l"teil voice fbr a speedy
itnu - ph overal ourenemies, and bless us
""auie anu eP.UUl'ing pt-aie.
Utven under mv liand.and tfiP Snl fi:Q
. ' "
oiaie, ui nxecuuve Uhamber. at Monttifd;...-
s Chamber, at Montnelier.
tnis mnth daj ot Xovember, in the vear of
. ourLorl one thousand eiht hudred and
sm-inrfce,an.iot ihe Independance of the
Uunited Stat.R the SBtli.
liy lln Excellency the Governor,
Samui:l Williams,
Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs.
. "
Libby Prison.
A Gentlemen ho has expericnced the hearied Gwman woman made him a sharer inS her- And a sweet voice like rausic ad
miseries of Libby Prisor at Richmond, gives of her poverty. With more than a mother's dressed her in these words-"I come,
an account of it in the New York Times. care did she nurse the foraaktn one. ! my Htt,e irl t0 bestow uPon "ou thr'e ift 5
" Che on to the cdnal, a:.d at the corner
f Cary and -lsl 5!rcet' a,,d witllin 11 of
'Kacketts,"stand the horrid Libbv Prison.
j .ne eiuue leiif.'tii ot the huildmg on Car
(street is :)', fet, with a deptii of about 1)0
'.1, I
eet on 2Ut stieet. It is divided into three
u'ctiuns b stout brick walls. and is. on thu
Mue iif.xi to uie canai, tour stories, uhile on
. . i.- . ...
Cary slieet il is but three atories in hight- earnest siinplicity of her spiritshe kneeled in h ue came stealing up to May's little
each nl ' ihe storirs being divid.d into tl,rce praver to thank God for the fulfillment of CllU,r' " 1 h,s " said the fairy, is Patience."
hlongl0,vroomsf-i.byGnftPt. On the his promise. God hath taken him up-"- NW' W,ie" May lok dWn Up0n 1,atience
ground iUr lhe iodui nrxt to 2Ul street is The UI lin-ereG until Thursdav evenin- 1atlence' snd ; and her smile was so full
ipproprhted to the rebel guard, the K.xt ' vvt.en the Saviour reLaed him from his suf-' f qmet l-'ace antI by. at May stretch
one to the Uu-m officers, and the ihird is th, ' ferit,--, and the child was caught up to God ' eJ "1 her nrms' a"d the httle th,ns neStled
hospital. ' 1ns is on the Cary Mreet side, or i and the throne." This is the pastor's m-n.o-,: dSe l hw h-art' a'ld vKsl " ()h ! keeP
fror.t of tl.e building. On the eav.-tl Mde, rial to little J.,seh Jieed. a martvr to the me h,uays h atld May a'vered, Yes,
the lowcrsion,or ground lloor, is the co.k-' tnutalitv and inhumanitv of men, to the , 1,,t!,'nce' 1 wllL"
imuse and receptacle for the dead. until a V,., J uw nilfi ftrfJ.,P ;1; ,;i a .,.,.,: Ihen May looked at the second little stran-
ufKcient mimber have accumulated to mike
, it worth wliile to remove them, or until the
stench becomei too gre.it for the lebels
themselves to bear. On the secoi.d floor, in '
the two rooms next to -Jl.t street. are over
four humivei UnioT soi.liers, and in the ,
uiiru loom on tne ,uuor may De tound Ihe
remnunt of some 100 Union citizeiis. who
have beert incarcerated sinoe the tommence
meiu of the wnr. Some i-v of these jjrison
ti were Qu.ikers, and wtre rcle.nsed un pay
ment of S'oOO each. The three rooms on the
upper iloor contain at least two hundred
Union M.ldiers each. Four Mnall Mzed win-
umvs ai eucu ei.u oi tnt-se rooir.s aumit a
iimited amjunt of lii;ht for a'onnt l'j feet.
I : . !. i a r iT. . i' i I
in.ug .tooui -iu ieei m uie center oi eacn, .
tttieie prtnt canoot oe reail in the davtmit1
l'risoi,-. i , once admitted totii
iv, never
le.tvtf it for an instant lor any purp.ise, day!
or nijjht. except to be exchanged, or to be ,
carrie.l to an tinknown rave. Tnere avi ill-
construcitHl water-closets in the rooms w'uioh 1
ow.ng to the continual brtMking of the w.iste
pipes emit a most intolerab.e ellluvia. In '
addition t all this, ihe whole pl.'p is oop
nesl of the most abominable vernim
About '
iu.lt a ration ot i.nr oreau aiut a pi.ae ot
srndl (Urk-colored beans, (or 'c.uv pea", ) i
luiceaday, is the usual f.ire, mtat heing
usf'd only tw'ce a week, and then in very
small (uatititu's. So much for lhe Libby
Prison itselt, bat all this is c-.pped by the i
treutment received bv the unfortnate in
" Gen. Winder still retains the chief corn
mand, tliouh Capt. Tornei is tlie command
unt of the nost at the Libbv. l'h man,
though landed continually by the Richmond .
papers for his kindness to the prisoner;
cruelty itselt. Lvery petty annoyance that !
can be invented is trioil in order that some I
of liis rules. so that he m iy have lhe satis -
fscti.'ii of ' b',cki:iu and gapaim;, ' or pmtlng
j m irons, or on bread and uaier. the ohend( r i
j (?) I hf e known him to threaten to hai.g j
i;,u, g ;
one inilividu.'l b'-cauf-e he wo'nld not
twelve men to sweep lhe street in front of
the prison, and he put fotu men in irons and
in a dark room, on bread and wster for 48
Inuu's, Leeaust they wmil i nol clean out ih
.stalue. Aext in c mm.uid is i.i. J'. oacK,
who,rtwhen Uol. Uencdicc was on.dde lo ltae
iiis wretched bed, stootl over him witli a rev-
: nlvcr in his hand, and swore that if he did
;ot gct up ne wotJiu Kiex nnn ou
t i . i i
lt 01 11.
Child .Uartvr.
Eirly in tht nionth ..f May a boy of some
seven summers pre.-eutal hiniM-lf for a-.imi.
-.ou to tht Sjndav school of the Church oi
the Mediator iu Xew York
Sundav ne w i- the object of sp -etal in!ert st i
1 t.-aiher. !
,.- j
e, tuiv in
' ' '
on the ail of 'joth his pustor ai.d
Always punotual in his at.endanc
anneaiMnee and eair-'r lo learn, he soon wun I
the aifection of all his fel'.ows in the infant :
cl-tss to which he belonged. But though J
comeh , he was black. The prcdjudice which
hs color excited among those oi me.iuei !
d he q'iickly disirmed by his quiet, r.-'
.ifil, Chm'.Mii manner. Ile was a child
Mian. yat more lovely i, tlure oi. j
in lleaven ? Little did those who thus cas-'
ualiy met him from Suuday to Sunday imag-
ine thp witness oi suilering G,d had pn-pos-.
ed to peiiect in him 1 At the time of the j
late liot he was hving with an ag-n grand-1
motn-r and a wulowcd mother at, iSo. lvast ,
TwHntv-eighth slreet. On YVecluesdav morr.-;
..... . ...
in ot t sat t.-aiful week, a cn.wd ol ruthans "
gathvred in tne m-ighborh -od, determmed
on the work of plunder and death
Tlu' !
stole tventhin; they could carry with them. j
and aftei "threatening and afl'rightening the '
A . . ... .... , . '
inmates set fire to ihe house. The colored
people, wno hau tne soi occupunej oi me f
, i .i.i ..1- t .i
building, were forccd m confusion into the ,
. . . . i 4 i .i
midst oi the gather.ng crowci. aihi men
the child was seperated from his guarcuans.
ne was aione among nous. uul uiuinar
humanitv, common decency, had exempttd a
child so joung anywhere from brutality.
liut no. Ao sooner did tney see us unpro
tected, defenseiess cooditisn, than a company
... . . . .... .
of fiendish men surrounded him. They siez-
ed him m iheir fury and beat him wiih sticks,
and bruised him with cobble-stones. But j
one, ten-fold more the Satan than the rest.
rushed at lhe child, and with the stock of a
pisioi struck him on the teraple and felled
him to the ground. A noble younc fireman
ui n
uu- nuaie young ureman ov the iiame
xCinvo ;..,....!
Mef4mp ;EQii,. . .u'
sinde-handed hflrl thp n-,! k, t.i.
ir,.r thp lvnnAu, o,i u... i -
arms, he Went to the house of an American
ciiizen close bj and asked to have him receiv-
ed. Jiut on her knees the woman begged
him not to leave the dving sufferer with her,
iest lhe in.,b shoU,d" tear hef tQ pieces,
It was a suffcring Saviour in the person of his
humblest child. Naked and wounded and a
stranger, they took him not in. But a kind
A physician was called and both niht and
day she faithfully watched over the bed of
him outcast from his brethren. Ourhearts
inss her for goodness to our child. By
name he i:, vet ui.knowr.. Imt hv l,pr Av-.u
well known and wt-il beloved His distracl-
JinoiliPi- fmi,i hr ,.h,hl :.. f.
, w viiuiU'llu I 111 Lliljui.
. kmd har.d;. And wIiph shp snu- dim. in th
to his memory shall be ohced" the i
f the Sundav school room to which he lov-'
ed to rmr. Th.KP ,, up,-p kind tn him
Me count as beiiet.:ctors to us. May the God
ot ail grace richly reward them with the
i lesSings of His love. B-iried on larth
- .-.w ....... vv.
w.th mt a i)rner. hut with m:ii.scs wclfomc.l
, . , - ,
, . . ., , , . ;
loved child of the i
m lleiven, the chosen
fanriy, " Joseph is nor."'
The late Battlo at Rappahannock (
The follov.ing brief imt clear account of
lhe t;al!,mi ucc ompl;shment of our troops
undtT Ge:i. Stdgiick at llappahannock Sta-
tion on S.iturday week is from thecorrespon
dence of Ult. Xew York Times, dated at the
lieiidquarters of ihe army of the Potomac on
Sundity. Sth iutaiit :
Th slroniihold of the enemv on the left
har.k oi the Rappahannock. between Kippa-
h.nm.rk and 15. -rl- Station, consisted ol
. i li i iv. ... ;i; , .. r
n.mniirK and 1J v rlr Station, consisted o
the old earth Jbrtitieations ncar the railroai
. ' '
1 1 ranroau ,
I'rrUvltMf rwf.'l 1 1 ' 1 riiirt hpnl Iiv tllt rlflili-
,ioi) ..ia iro, taen frm t(ie Orange
and Aiex.mdria Riilroid, and another simi-
!ar Wurk h.iif a tuilp f mro vcatcrlr, i.i
"') cuiiuiicieii uj it Liuiui.i, iiui-pu?,
,.i i r..
i ami au me usum coiunvances resorten 10 ior
,lu, foiem of similar works. At about
n,idw.iv between these forts tlie enemv iiad
t bridge acrosgthe river, and another bndge
b -low the railroad in front, over which our i
roops miu to pass, ur.st nuving to arive me :
fiie-nv S
skinmsliers and sh.irpshooteis.
Th-ro were sevend natural rille-pits filled
with troops
When it is considered that the main attack
was not made until aiter sunsot, so that the
-round to be passed over could not be dis- .
HMti UlC iUii L'UUlitL'UT
i. . c. 1 -.1
oftheobstructiuis could not beascertained.
me idea of the hard task our troops had '
to pertonn may he imagmed.
th(; r;ar of Healtop- Slation? on :
lx. nuht of the railroad, to within one mile '
1 and a half of the ct.emys works the fnst
j 'lh isi,)n ?,fus"p11) 'j ,he k'f, the ,l,iinl
)iHviiu!i ifien. 1 errv i in thu cenlre. anu thp
. ,,-, . U(, on . . ,
The lii'ih corp
..7,... -v... . ....v., w.. ... .
U. ijti 'n corps ni..ved forv. aid on the left
of the track. and took position in a piece of
woods a ht.1, ,,.. ..o the n.ar but sending
Ibrward a pickel bnsrule. of picked fck-mih-
i r- unoer uriir. v-eii. Lieturu, wno urove llie
, , r , 1 , ..
eneni)'n skirmislieis liom the plateau on the
ieft of ihe railroad to the river baok, in do-
in- whicn the force suffeted severely from a
cr;.ss-!ire of artilUrv and rifle-shots from the
lortdicatior.snea.est the railroad. The force
was eumposed of men from all the diusions
.. r . u . i:r. i. l . i i . i '
oi u.e uiui coip.s, uuu uiej penormeu me
loi.v in a uiMiie mauuer. ilivuij: accom-
i)li-ned the special object ot this moveme :t,
1 . , ...
i portu-n "t the troops were pliced under
1 .
1 1 he cover of the radvo id emb.i:tkmen t, while
the remaii.der watched the river bauk to
pivvent a flnik movemeat.
v. i:..i.. i...f .. .. ...,..,1 n:
.... ., i:tfr ,,, ,,? ,.
tiier-.xth ci.ips the divi.sion beloiiL'ii!" t. '
Gen. ri-:ht Dut wno on Saturia cuin-
mi.rd.d the carps, moved nis conim.nd on
Uie iLht of the railroad, end under a verv
. .. f , ,i i r . "i
heavy iu e of artitlury and mfantrv carried
,i v;n,...,;tc " '
Just as night had sliroudcd the heavens in
d.irknes,, a charge v.as made by the fifth
luuum. a:.u u u ,ia. u.u ueer iniai -
i u, npuu iuu iui iun,ii.i')ii.-i ncai ine lauroau,
ppnt.d in ilA moverntfnt bj the one hun
dixd and nineteenlh PennSyvania and foi-
'y-:.inth Perinsylvania. lla ing carried the i
? ... ar(i ,0 ttle briiljj Coni:)i'-telv cuttin" oH
the whole rebei toice on lhe left b.mk of the ,
river. Gen. Shalers briga.le, of tht first di-
moZnt c icd
JC vvhoit; re;lei jorce threw down ihei'r mus-!
kets and surrendered.
a r l. ni l, 1 'i'u.i ... r
;V'l,'"t.u,""":- V , i To b V 7V
,i , . i i u i
uf l'hi afUlnhia. was murderetl hv enrawi
miners, because, it is said, he had given the
provost marshal information, enabling him
to arrest drafted men. It is supposed Mr. !
Smith was shot while travellinsr from the
y i -n i f t -i-. u
.Tnlpsvi le. A force of miiitarv has
. . J .
mines to
)ee jn mat vicioity for some time, enfurcing
ihe diaft and arresling deserters. One dis-
, entiu rt Lninn man l p iq snw in
and (lther mines of the middle coal
fjejds geven or eight murders were com
mitted there within the lat few weeks."
Rev. Asa D. Smith, D. D., is to be maug-
urated president of Darthmouth College, on
ie.,.i ir.tl,
Wednesday, Xov. 16th.
" Mr. Thingumbobski," said a Yankee to
a llussian neighbor at table, endeavoring to
be inteltigible, " thank you for the pepper-
The Three Pairiee.
One day a little child sat by a widow sew
ing. Her little face was clouded, and as she
. dropped her scissors, and her thread became
knotted, and her spool of cotton rolled away,
she gave exuression to her feelhes in a Deev-
... ,
trel,ulness whlch took away all the sun-
H8ht from her Iittle face' as a dark cloud
, hides a11 lhe briBhtness of a 8Unr-y da'-
"l doTi'1 see wliy mother &ive9 me this
sewing to do," said little May-that was her
njme-" 1 wish 1 cou,d S out and play."
sently she saw a little hgure m a gauzy
dreiS' a11 sI)anled with dewdrops, approach-
' Ca,ry them with you' m-v child' "gh lifc
a"d they wiU h?lp you.to bear aIIyour troub"
1CS' 10 1U1UI aM 113 dulles' and to eW ail
its pleasures."
Then May looked and behold three little
fai"eS Std befie her' S tiny she COuld aI"
,: '"ost hide them in the bell of a lily; and one
of them, in a pure white rohe, with sweet
er' uml his rol)B was bl,,e' and he had dark j
lau1,n" eves ancl a ,ace fnI1 of resolution. !
"l'V'Midthe la.ry " is Uourage." And
, . . . . . ,
whisperc-d, I shail tav, too, Mav : thouh I !
am a little ! U.w. I cm do irreat thintrs; m ,
i litrle si.ter Patience w.li need me. and 1 can
help you vny much." Then May haid ;
" You're a reoiute Iittle fellow, and I could '
! not say no; yo l shall stav also." Then .
Courage laughed for he ahvavs had his own i
I And May looked again ohlhov beauti
ful was the third one ! She could not see his
dress save it was of d.izling brightness.
Smiies pl.ued upon his face, love in his eyes. I
Sunshine restt-d upon his olden curlf. ; he '
had the bright look of Courage, and the i
, r,, , .... . ..
hopetnl look ot 1'atience, Dut omething more 1
i . i r i .... .
uian ttns. Aiay was almost aJraid to look i
too steadily upon him, ltst he should vanish !
away ; and ye: she long 1 to take him to
liur liuait i'irv ci . '
Will hf come? '' said sh?. " I want him 1
also ! "
" Wtll," said the fatry, " his name is Joy."
And J.iy whispered, as he wound his arm
about Mav's m-ck. I never live apart from
my at.lice Am mv brother Coura-re ;
. . , . , . . , ... .
u juu Liiciiau iiiiu iue LiiCiii, uu ui ;uat
flnd me here."
Tiwi 1 u-:i..ii inv irtL-w? nr..;r, Tn,. '
1 uhj nn,u .'1U lUOftLU Ulltilll tlllV'd V J
i,: . ,.wi u , , . -. i
i,..- r.. r '
H't, luun. ui j atic.iLiL, luii ui UiiiicriirvaLiic 1
Lourage scarcely waited ior an mvitation, ; is mus raiseu into lour testoons, and all ot it memory oi inose wno nave seaiea tneir pai
but he sprans; to May's arms, and he looked 's above the lower edge of the pttticoat. riotic impulses with their biood, will gladly
uj) to May with his dark eyes full of liope She then walks out with her hands free, her and generously seek to adapt the character
: and lire, and he sh iok back his curls and ' dress clean, and her conscience at ease; ar.d of their recreations to the times in which we
happiness : and again it was like the rippling
water dancing in the lunlight allsmilesand
"ladness and May thought there never was
anything hnlf so beautiful as Joy ; and her,
-'''s ulled with tearp, and she kissed him,
fondly and said, " Oh, Joy ! stay always with
. .
And the fairy had gone when May raised
-it, , r. i ;
ner eyes aguiu; oui i .iiience,anu vourage,anu
Jov. were still there tn ail their beauty. Then '
MaV lhullf.htf ..(,. she Mid, it is that ; feed was corn and oats. I Januarv I tried
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we can."'
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trv, I will help vou ; I am sure
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And when May saw the llash of i
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l.is eamest eyes, she lel'. that with him to
, . , , , ,, . ., .,, .
her, she should not iail. She began
her work with a hopeful spirit, and the hard
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seam grew quue easy, wun uourage io neip i
and Mav was ulad when she remember-
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(! the tairv Iiad s.ud hii mii'ht alwavs stav.
J 3 J
II. .! I ' .1 lt -.111
IJl"t prcser.tly May s thread knotted and her j
sci-sors fell, while she was in great haste to 1
linisli her work.
May was just about to ex-,
daim, " Oh, dear, in her old fretful manner,
n,,en little Patience sprang down after the
.--cissors, and kissed May, and unfastened the '
knot ; then Mav felt a little as
... ,' . , ., ,,
lll-temper, and she thought " II
shamed of her
llow "lad I am
that Patience st-.ved !"
'ihen very soon the work was finished, and
May folded it up, and Joy laid his cur'y little
head aKaillSt lur cheek, and she looked in
his face, ar.d his dancing eyes were full ol I
light ; and May kissed him again with tear-
fuj eVes, whv, she couM not tell, only she was
she flew u show j
Ir.r work to her mother
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llien AlayawoKe, ioi sne nad oeen asieep ;
all this time, dear children, and it was ail a
dream' mother stood beside her, and ,
Ma' lold her mother of her dieam. " Oh !.
mother, I am so sorry that they are gone. lt
was such a pleasant dream : liut, mother,
said Mav, " I will not forget them." " Xo,"
sald ,,er mother," you may alwajs keep them,
my little daughler. 1 alience and courae m
j a a
ur daiI' fcfforts will always bring to you
great peace and joy."
ow, my little friends, if you
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have a hard
lesson to get, or a hard sum to do, or a piece
& ' '
r i i . 1:1. .. i .l .. .i
OI worK )ou uo "" HRW remeuiuer me uiree
little laines. Lall little bnght-eyed Courane
t. i . ,.t. TT . :ii i I
a)S i
say, " I'ry, children ; feel that you will suc- i
ceed; xtishalf the battle; do your best."1
And remember Patience, when you feel dis-
couraged.she will say, " iry again; I will I
heip you as muci, as Courage, more, perhaps."
And you need not call Joy till your task is
, .- ,
done, for he never comes unless Patience and j
Courage have been there also. Ah ! but
then he will come, and you will feel in your
own little hearts the brightness that Mary
saw in lhe fairy Joy in her morning dream,
JsW. 20, 1863.
Ladies' Dresses in 3Iuddy Wenther.
It is an unpleasant sight to see hdies in
the streets, on rainy days, allow their dresses
to trail in the mud. There is no impropriety
in raising the skirts high enough to kepp
them out of the dirt ; there is a very unlady-
Iike prudery in refusing to raise tiiem slight-
ly when cleanliness requires it. It is not
necessBry however, for any lady to hold her whosc thouglits never rise higher than gloves
dress with her hands to keep it out of the ,' or neckties, hats or headdresses, are already
mud. The English women, says an Europe- busily occupied in t-iking account of their
an writer, understand these things better , wardrohes, and supplying anv deficienies Uiat
than we do. They go out, walking in rain , may be necessary to produce the most strik
and mud, wearing long dresses and, wtihout , ing effect. Other cities catch their inspira
taking their hands from their muff, come tion from the national capital, and the notes
j home with their clotliing as cleanly as when
they started out. How do they do it ? They
wear skirts that do not reach lover than the
ankle ; short enough, in fact, to keep clear of
the mu 1 without any lifting. The dress is
wom long, but i? looped up when the lady is
in the street. The loops are a late invention,
and arC n lhe fastlion in Gr(iat 1rila5n-
A woman who should go out without them
in muddy weather would be considered a . those whose hearls lie buried upon our un
prude. They are made thus: There is a belt mcioi'.s battle fiflds, whose tears moisten
of black ribbon.three-fourths of an inch wide, anew the earth once moistened by kindred
and long enough to go round the lady's blood, the sounds that shall proclaim the
waist, with a h iok at one e;id at.d an eye at abandonment of American society to thought
the olher as a fastening; a piece of thesame less mirth and careless gaiety, will be any
kind of ribhi n, three yards long, is attached ' thing but melodious. They do not demand
to the end and middle of the belt. The belt of the whole world to weep because they
is now pnt on with the hook and eye in front; ! weep ; ntither do they expect that the recre
and hanging down on each side is a loop of ations of society will be suspended simply
black ribbon, three-quarteis of a yard long. because the shadow of death has darkened
When the lady is about to go ont; she puts
on ner uelt, anii puts a part ot thelower por-
tion or hcr dress througli each loop, which
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if she wishes to enter a house she can take i
. ...
her dress out of the loons in an instant.
'The looped dress is not onlv clean but
graceful, and it shows a white pcttacoat. one
of the most beautiful articles of ladies' ap-
parel, to much advantage. In Enland,how-
ever, a white petticoat is not conMdere.l in-
j dispensable; on the contrarv. scarlet woolen
petticoat are much worn by most fashiona- those who have money to expend upon pleas
ble people, as al.-o are red woolen stockings. ures fee that it is so spent as to secure the
Indeed, the white cotton stockings are ihe h ippiness of othprs less fortunate than them-
excepiion, and not the rule, for I.ondon wear
m winter. ool is ordinarily w.nn, some-,
tne scai let, or scarlet with black -tripe. or
'lri . . r 1 . '
I"-uu wun a vaneiy oi co;ors. .im tr.en tne
i r . i r ! i.i . i
ses are not oi unn ou cann. wun paper
S(,ltS but Balmoral hoots, with heavy uppers
and thiek soles, lacing up in iront, ns if they !
"oro rT"x'"- f" "- ''u.h mn hlnnd. brttd .
. , . . . ...I
0,1 roast oeef, and good tor reai service, hard
work, sturdy he dth, and hng life. Our
American nomen are too mucli in the habit
of following bad fashions, and nelcctinii ities be tinged with a broader and truer be
good ones. If they will adopt the liealthftil nevolence of feeling than we have ever had
practices, as well as the expensive luxuries before. In this way will our recreations be
of European aristocracy, it will be far better,
as well as more creditable in them. e are
laci to see. however. that a comci. taste is
' (
tein' exercised v
beinj; exercised by our ladies. Ihev stutlv !
heillh and comfoit more than the fashions. '
:,n(1 we ma.v pect to see them as rosy-j
jcheeked an 1 robust as any of our English
Feedins He'ii iu Winter.
The following is fnrni.hed the American j
Agneultunst by a correspondeni : ,
' I have twentv-eight chickens. 1 chtain- .
i i r -, , . i
eu out a iew eggs iu me iore pan oi tne wm- i
ter not more than one or two a
" a . . ...
the mormnr. As so.in as Uie iire was tart- I
l .1 l i . e
ed in the cook stove, I pat a quart or so of
.. - .- . ,
mall potaloes in an old dripping-pan, and
set them in the oven. After breakfast I took
r i . . i i i i. 1
:i quart or more of wheat and buckwlieat .
i. : l - .1. . :n .. .:i i .. .- ..i
orau, mixeo, pui iu uie s,iii-iau, unu im.eu
mto tlun mush, wun l.oilmg water, tlien ad- j
ded about one quart of live coals from the
stove, and pul in the potatoes hot from the ;
oven, adding all the egg shells on hand, and (
sometimes a little salt, and sometimes a lit-
tlesulphur. These, mashed to-ether, are
fed lmmediately m a trougii prepared for
that purpose, made about ten feet l-.ng, of
two hoards six mches wide, nailed together, ;
and two sliort pieces nailed on the ends, with '
a narrow slrip nailed lengthwise on lhe ;
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anu lo uearer unuer. i .ie ooject oi uus
was to keep the hens out of the trough, and:
1 " '
leave room to eat each side of the narrow
strip. Al nnon I fed six cars of com cut up
in pieces an inch long, and in the eveiS
oats and wheat screenings about a iriart.
Now for the result. In about a week the
I numuer ot eK"5 mcreaseu six
and in
i .i. . . i i
auuui iwo weehs, anu Miice, uiey naerangeu
from twelve to twenty eggs per day. The
coldest weather made no ddference. nen '
it was cold and stormy I kept them in tb !
nennouseau uav anu genaraii) until ten or .
. i l l. : r .i
pail of water. llather surnrised at seein' '
her t at SQ latg an fa . . , . '
"Are you not a afraid to come so far from J
i,nmp":n ,htl rht o unh nn c:r ranKo, , tu ,.
confiding liUlehing, "I've goton mother'. :
hood t
.. !
There is an Irishman emploved as a norter '
on the Great Eistern Railway, who bras of
1. ...
having a watch that keeps correct time. He
was heard to remark a few moroings since,
upon pulling out hia watch, " If the aun ain't
over that hill in a minnet and a half, he will
be late."
iWi:u.u. ot,e..,,g,ng uer com aijorcaref lhal mMV which CQSt nQ
noon I never heard from hens hefore-a con- mQre u,ey did are old al greallv
cert of music that would have done anv lov-1 - ,
- lncreased prices.
er of eggs good t j hear." Economy is lhe virta jU9t notr t0 be in-
(Lf2 A little three-year old child ran away culcaled and practiccd not parsimony,
from home and came over to a ntighbor's j hut wise txpenditure, Iimited by our means
house about eight o'clock in the evening. j and somti f"thought ot the necessilies and
while her molher had gone to the well for a ' passibilities of the future. To spend for
WHOLE NO. 1373.
.Recreations for the Winter.
The wise ones tell us that we are to have
a gay winter. Mourning has been banished
from the ex-icutive mansion at Wa-shinton.
and the wife of our chW magistrate is ex-
pected to take the lead in "Washh.gt&n socie-
ly. Parties, levees, receptions are to be the
order of the day, and the beaux and belles.
. of preparation are being sounded through-
out the land. But even as we hear them the.
jar upon our ears, for we remember that the
leaves are falling now upon many a new
made grave, and the drapery of mourning
that we everywhere meet reminds us that wc
are stdl living in a time when great sacrifice-s
are dci"i:df and when bereavemenls are
; the rule rather thaa the fxception. To ali
J their own hearthstones. But something is
juue to tneir laceraieu teelings, anu an mteui-
,Keat anu sympatueuc pumic, reverencing tn-
1 c . i 11. i
A winter of douots and fears is before us.
and we shall have abundent need of sensible
recreation. But the recreation needed is
such as will elevate us above our elfishness
and mfu'e mto oar hves a iarger degree of
bi-nevolence as a preparation for the future
-acriiices that will be required of us. Let
selves. Let us have Christmas fesiivals for
findren whom the fortune of war has or -
phaned ? let us have free concerts and free
1. I. . . .1. - " t -1 . f I
leciures, wueie uie wnes anu wiuow oi our j
n . ii -
gau ni sonners can enjoy a quieievening ano (
muigle, perchance, with bnghter and better j
Miciety than their own scantily filled purses j
will o""',: '- " - ' l
, , ,1 l p
cru to the sic.-v anu wounueu wno are lan-
guishing iu our camps and hospitals: let our
pleasures become charities, and let our char
sensible and proiitable, and even should j
there be less now of animal spirits, that will
be ani!lv comDtnsateil ior bv the exnansion
I 1 w ,
of our charitable impulses and the elevation
,,f th,- betser nart of our humanitv. i
Hold up :i Little.
I Money was never spent more freely than
j now. For dress, luxury, amusement, all
classes spend with a freedom close akin to
recklessness and prod;g,rltv. There seems :
,q fae nQ iho ht for lhe p ,g of j
... , ,
ilH'liria.r iuciiiiC3 anu iu h.-ckcu iiiciicj (
mouera: iiiccnies anu jio reserveu uieutia (
pend qnitp as fast or faster than they re.
" T ? T T T M I
m a wmt-rs stock of coal send tneir children '
ceive. u orkmn wno nnu it aitncuit io iav
1"T 1 1
min the snt?t. week davs
vs. dressed in a stvle !
' i
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J " o
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tor hohday co5tame three years ago. Lne
i most expensive fabrics are worn by almost
, , , u r..i . i
evervbod, and there seems to be little re-'
' i
.. V .s " . lh of nnvtm-n if jt js !
o ' ' ' '
slvi;s5, amj aljMCt;ve ;t js bou'ht, even if it !
,h(j AM h neUhercoal
, . - . , . !
-o. I
Can we go on in this way
for any lenglh of time ?
... , , . Soulfc. j
. . . - ' nnm:n to
. . . . r.i,.:on :n ni,i sn '
a 4
.j TeA vho hw u J
hosrding u as ifil were s.iecjCj atld niilHons
uf dob:s of h M Soulh lQ pe0.
le ,rhu forsee lhe end of the present contest 1
1 1
and sonselhjns reli3hle to faH back upoa
, ,, r , , Mru ,, u .,.i,
when the tinal crasn comes. Y e squander
, . - . u- tu,. .ua ..
i lJei;aue il io 1117 lamu.i. ahc suuuut aiis-
. - anJ almost evervbodv has
oeri,, Jwepl il0 t,e j,revading current. We
hdli Uetter hold up a little It is oing to
cosl SOhielhing to live through lhe next six
months, aud it will be coiivenient to have a
f reenbacjj cotstautlv on hand. Prices
anj nQl frQ;n lQ in,provet as tiie purchaser
reck()ns :mprovement. In fact the mercan-
uie classes have got so used to marking up,
and the pt.opie Spend with so little question
mersJ show anU osta0n too expensive ,
and too vulgar for any but the sh;ddy aris-
If the majority of us can get the
wherewithal for substantial comfort in lhe
boU6d and a decent and hecoming appearance
in the street, we may consider ourselves for-
tunate, and we had better stop short with
that for the present. The advice to take nn
'thought for the morrow was not meant for'
. ..
our cold climate and sterile soil, and if we '
use up in summer all the avails of the season
we must expect to starve aad freeze the
other half of the year. Why don't some- ;
oouy reprouuce " roor iuchard s maxims '
and start an economical reform ? Spring
fidd JUpulUcaiu
Don't Rock the Baby.
If "all the ultimate conequences of one's
acts are to be laid to his charge. the man
who invented rocking cradeh for children
rests under a fearful load of responsibility.
The down-right murder of tens of thousands
of infants, and the weakened brain of hun
dreds of thousands of adults, are undoubted
results of his invention. To rock a child
in a cradle, or swing him in a crib, amounts
to just tlii3 : tht rapid molion disturls the
nattiral floic of the blood, and produces
xlupor or droirziness. Can any body suppose
for a moment that such an operation is a
healthful one ? Fvery one knows the dizzy
and often sickening effect of moving rapidly
in a swing ; yet wherein does this differ from
the motion a child receives when rocked in
a cradle. It is equivalent to lying in a ship
leith during a violent storm, and that sick
ns nine people out of ten. A very gentle,
low motion, may sometimes be sooiliing
though always of doubtful expediency, but to
move a cradle as rapidly as the swing of a
yendulum three feet long, that is once in a
econd, is positive cruelty. AYe always feel
hkegrasping and staying the aim of the
mother or nurse who, to secure quietude,
swings the cradle or crib with a rapidity
-qual to that of a pendulum a foot long.
If any mother is disposed to laugh at our
uggestions, or consider them whimsical, we
beg of her to have a bed or cot hung on
coids, then lie down in it herself, and have
some one swing it with the same rapidity
that she allows the cradel to be rocked.
What she will experience in bolh head and
stomach is just what lhe infant experiences.
We insist that this rccking of children Is
a useless Itabit. If not accustomed to rock
ing, they will go to sleep quite as well when
lying quietly, as when shaken in a cradle. If
they do not, there is trouble from sickness,
or hunger, or more likely from an over-load-ed
stomach ; and though the rocking may
produce a temporary stupor, the trouble is
made worse thereafter by the unnatural
means taken to produce quiet for the time
being. American Agricvllurisf.
The U.mox Marttrs of East Texnes
see. But we stop a moment to look at one
of the most painful scenes of the war. On
the floor of a large old mill, open to the
blasts on all sides, and illy covered at the
top, are seated hardly lass than a score of
women and children, huddling closely to
gether to avoid the chilly air. They are
" refugees,' a name which has a deeper sig
nificance m East Tenuet.sce than in any other
country in the world. They are of all ages,
trom the tottering grandparent dovn to the
little ones who so quickly bring to mind our
own firesides. Their condition is most
wretched ; with scarce clothing enough to
..... .
cover tnir limbs, with only the damp floor
io lie upon, and a small bundle of scanty
beddmg, dependent upon the bounty of the
soldiers, and with the memory of a home
- a - i j.auw,
, . .....
ttiey are miseiabie mueed. ihey gaze at us
ns we pass, with a pitiful, mercy-seeking ex-
pression in their pallid faces. "Did you
see them ?' goes from lip tolip, and a fervent
prayer of " God have mercy upon them,"
goes up from every hearL Ldtcr from
Hair Brushes. To wash hair-brushes
. .
i- utwuisuua, u-
solve it m warm water, stand the brush m it,
' taking care that the water covers only the
jbristles. It will alraost instantly become
I white and clean. Place it in the air to drv.
with the bristles downward, and it will be as
firm aa a new brash.
13 has been thought that people are
degenerating, because they don't live as long
as in the day ol Methuselah. But lhe fact.
Pvisions are so high that nobody can
afford to Hve very long at the current prices.
CF A Massachusetts Judjje has decided
tit v,ti,-,T,,i mtr- .-. ;a .:r.s . 1 ,.-,
k.ll.b liUOUaUU Alia. ULfCU lilO UZUJZlS.
uu iuc rruunu icrsciv -SUli.eu-"Uiai me nus-
bani ani wjfe are ont, ani jj.- husbandir
iJiai onc
Gooi) Advick. Count Gasparin, the noble
-r. . . .....
renchman, who ot all toreigns has best un-
detood our great contest, in a recent pri-
vate lelter, Kives the followin- advlces:
'Alreadv the hour of vour success seems
j to have come. How do 1 rejoice over it 1
Bm just here it is that you will need to re-
double your wisdom. Ciose in around .Mr.
Lincoln. Make suw the abolttion of slave-
ry. iaaiet eqa:ilily t0Wjrd m;a of colon
Avnxd foreign quarrels. Avoid oppression
in lhe Yoar glory should conslst in
promptly re-estabiishiug there liberty and
tfae life oi the body polltic"
fj A reside.it of South Salem had ons
hen the present spring, which he set In May
an-.l she hatched and reared a brood of cliick
ens, ten in numben Soon after tlie first
chickens were hatched the hen begaa to lay,
and then stt again, having a second brood,
nine in number. The first diickens, partak
ing somewhat of the nature of the old hen
we mean as to being smirt surprised their
owner by presenting him with aa egg j the
age of the puMels then beiug only three
months and twenty-four days. No name has
yet been found for this wonderful species of
the domestic fowl. Who can beat iliis ?
Salem Gazctte.
A Goodly Array. f he following States
have this year declared emphatically for the
government to the end of the war:
ERMONr, 10 WA,
The only State not yet in line but aoon
coming is New Jersey.
i - i u- i r
,3 fdit Commg into fashion, and is tiighly
recoaimenQeu oy iaose wno nave usea xt.
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