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BY SAM. P. IVINS.
ATHENS, TENN., FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 1855. VOL. VII-NO. 313. TERMS! rnr POST to publifhril very Friday it 2 pr year, mmI. In advance, nc ), t payment is delayed until j,. , expiration of Uie year. A,lVerllt-niriil. will h ch.rfed $1 per .quart f 11 line, or le, for tlx Irst lne rtlon, and Su cent" lor tub eontinuanca. A liberal -IMuctlon made to those vlio .urern.c by the your. -'erni lending llaemcnti mint murk the number of timet tliey detire them Inserted, or they will be continued until forbid and chanted nceordliic'y.Jfl for anuouuginf Uie uaiuet of candidate! ror oniee, o, . o'bltonry notices OTer 12 llnet, charged at the regular tdverti.iiie; rates. All eninmniilratlnns Intended to promote the private ndaor lntercii of Corporation, Societies, School! or Individual, will bs charged ai advertiement. ' J ok) Work turn at Pamphlets, Minutes, Circulars, Cards, Wanks, Handbill!, c, wiU be executed in good ityle, and on reasonable term!. All letter! aililreiied to Uie Proprietor, poit paid, will be promptly attended to. Teraoiit at a distance tending nt the names or Tour Solvent tuliicribert, will be entitled to a Bfth copy gnirlt. No communication duelled unleM accompanied by the name of the author. jr OIBct on Main ttreet, next door to the old Jack ton llotel. ' THE POST. . ATIIK., ritinAVtAPIIlL 80, 1833. The Nkxt Co0Rr.ss. The New York Courier mid Enquirer says: The elections in Connecticut and Rhode Island complete the entire lint of members for Congress in the free Slates. In the .last Congress these States sent ninety , Adrnitiiatration members and ftfly nnt opposition. In the next Con gress the entire number of Administration member elected from tho free Suites is we believe we do not err in the computation' twenty-three; the entire number of opposition members is one hundred and sixteen. Of the .Administration members, one comes from .Maine, five from New York, one from New Jersey, live from Illinois, one from Iown, one from Wisconsin, nnd two from California. It would be very difieultto classify the oppo sition With reference to particular piirty die tinctions. Many were elected as Whigs, uinuy .as Free Soilurs, tnuny as Fusion men, and .innny as Know Nothings." 1 fJ7The dashing 93d Highlanders, the pride of the English army, left Constantinople 800 strong, And after their nrrivul in the Crimea received an addition of 150 men. This gal lant reglilieiit lias recently returned to Con stantinople, reduced to fourteen men and five officer, though still bearing with tliein their glorious and unsullied banner. . J3y ' Diilwer lias made n bit lately as a parliamentary speaker. An4 English paper thus describes his manner in debute: 'I think he is the m -at ridiculous looking man, with his horse nose i.nd blue saucer eyes 1" her Majesty's dominions; and hisbo'v wowy voice, drives one Into iivsterics. of na gctiness; and his gestures oh! his' gestures! Conceive Cassandra, being dogmatic in astute of delirium tremens, x tie impression Tor the .first five minutes of his oratory is awful; you " see members dust their tae.es with their hmid- kerchiefs, nnd keeping their eyes oft' the door that looks so temptiiii' an escape from tlie terrible baronet. - But genius asserts itself. and one forgets the baronet in the man whose ' very grntesquenes but proves hisgrand nrig- inaliiy; mid forgetting me manner in me mut ter when it was good, us on Tuesday the House cheers. He sat down on Hint night with a parliamentary success, having achieved that which he has been twenty years striving fur; and as I watched hnn passing through tho lobby amid unreserved congrntulutions, I came to the conclusion that that was the happiest moment of a career Icufy with lau rels. : . ,.r . Ogdensbuxo, N. Y. March 29. Six entire mails from thin place to Now York city during the month of February were either Inst or robbed ol their contents. We have arrested two individuuls here und found part nf one mail upon them. Tlicy have confessed that they burned up a considerable amount of the mail mutter which they bod stolen. 0T"Inn," the intelligent Washington correspondent nf the Baltimore Sun, under date of March 30lh, says: The letter of Mr. Gallar, from Paris, of the 7th iust., throws much light upon the movements unit policy nf Louis Napoleon. In tho first place, he is certainly going to the Crimen,' notwithstanding the death of the Caur, and the peace eon lerenees at Violins, and the remnnsl ranees of Austria, ' which power dreads the consequences of any acci dent that niight, at this time, open the' flood, gules nf democratic revolution in France. But he goes, also, for tho purpose of estab lishing it basis of operations vastly more ex tensive than has been hitherto contemplated. He will taks the war upon his own shoul ders, and will make himself its hero or its victim.- England will have little to do in a military capuuity with the future operations, nor will she have any control f their politi cal consequences, but will, no doubt, furnish funds and means of transportation to what ever extent they may be required. Napoleon lias perfect confidence in his destiny, and says thai hsd he listened to advice, he would not have undertaken the coup d'etat of 2d Decent ber, nor the popular loan, vet in both of these enterprises bis ktieeess surprised tho world. He, there lure, obeys only his destiny, nnd there eun ha no doubt that success in tho war will be speedily followed by another mnlri mosial alliance, and the crossing of the Brit ish channel. $PThe Memphis Eagle nnd Enquirer ays; Counterfeit ten dollar bills on the Citizens' Bunk are In circulation. They are alterations from ones nnd twos, and cm be readily detected by holding them up to the light., ' Houktt Land ArrLtCAHTs. Important Derision. Tho Commissioner of Pensions lias made an Important decision, in which he draws a distinction between distant and act' ti al service in time of wit?. The decision is to the effect that a person who was in the military or naval service of the United States during any of the wars in which this country has been engaged since 1"90, is not cptitled to bounty laud iiuder tho net of March 3, 1855, if he was not at the seat of war. l-ff A deserted husband in Baltimore ad vertised his wife as having left his bed nnd board, an J offers a reward of fity dollars to any man that is while, and has nover boon convicted of stealing, who will marry her, and take her to California. The New Orleans Picayune, of Thurs day, says: Here is in advertisement cut from the columns of one of our contemporaries: FAUGH-A BALI .AGH. For Halifux.No v.'t Scoiia. A ship will sail in a few days. Now's the time. fif Observe the sign, and remember dross i and Erin.jo Brag! -F.-njh a bnllunli" is the regimental motto of the 88lh Regiment of the line, usually called the Coiinuught Rangers. Erin-go-brni'h" is the motto of the 18th Royal Irish; both the regiments nro now engaged in the Crimea. HH:irmsan means the celebrated but tle in thp Peninsular war in which they es peciully distinguished themselves. "The nd. vertisement is an open invitation to our loose Irish population to s filibustering expedition against our ally, Russia. The rendezvous is ai Halifax. I3f" The Circulars received from China speak of the defeat of the French at Shanghae as a disastrous repulse. The London Ship ping Gazette, in reviewing the news, says: "The Insurgen s have now held possession of the City of iSliaugliae for fifteen months. The latest news is, I hat u very large portion of the people of Keangse, the next northern Province, have Joined the Nanking Insurgents; and onu important City is reported to be in their hnnds. The Capital is belcngurcd and expected to be taken, and disaffection is so rife thut nothing can prevent the sceptre passing from the present dynasty." ' ffffA female slave, belonging to a widow lady, who was to start for ' Washington, se creted herself on board the steamer James town.at Norfolk, a few days ago, and was not observed until the bout arrived ut New York. Before she could be arrested by the captain, she was placed in a hack by the colored cook, and made her escape. It is stated that should the Jamestown return to Norfolk she will be forfeited by the laws of Virginia, and the officers and crew liable to bo imprisoned for aiding in the escape of a slave. fjf" Tlio Boston Post reports It speech lately made by one of the new councilors of Massachusetts, during an official visit to tho almshouse, at East Biidgewater. The Post observes, " II stirs the blond like a toddy stick:" "Boy! I want you all to look nt me. Look directly al me, for I am going to . say some thing to yon. How many of you would like to be members of the. Goarnofs Council? Now, il you will only do what is right at all linn s and never steai, nor lie, nor swear, you may all rise, some day, to eminent stations. 1 Has once a poor boy myself, but I always calculated to do whiit wis right. I never would steal, or lie, or use bad language. I was npprenticed in my youth, but have' now become ojt ( the Gove'rntr's Council! Now, boys, never let hie hear-of you doing any thing wrong. Always dt what is right; never cheat, or steal, or Ilk or swear, and yowmay become a greatmanln ' ' Another La ror Kstatb. Tho heirs of John Lawrence, of Watertown, England, re cently held a meeting in Boston, and appoint ed an agent to go tq England and represent their interest. The estate is estimated at onu hundred nnd twenty-five millinnsftif dollars. A snug little fort mm, if the numlieryif heirs does nnt increase. Otis Merrimun was chair man of the meeting. . -7 ' ' ': IW Middleton or Topsficld, Essex coun ty, Mass., appears to be the grand ' seat of supernatural wonders. It was in Ibis neigh borhood that Salem witchcraft sprang up. Spiritual rapplngs still cxtonsivoly pervade the place and Joseph TSniiih, the founder of the Mormons, was born there... ' Bank ,nk of tiik State of Groroia, ) I'll ct Washington, April 3, 1855. $ - Branch A Circular having been piiblished.chuiging "Moses fcCo.i Engravers and Stencil ( lit ters," with' probable implication in the late rubbery of this bunk, this is to certify that they have furnished most conclusive proof of their innocence, and it is hoped they may by this prompt publication of the fact, be reliov-. cd from all injurious suspicion. Sam'l Babrett, Pres't. , New York, April 9. Returns from Iowa indicate the election of Whig State officers by a lurgur majority than that given last year. Mr. Cole, the Whig candidate, baa been elected to the Supreme Bench of Wisconsin. 03rTltc New York House of Representa tives has concurred in tho Senate's amend ments to the" liquor bill by n vole of eighty to forty-five.'' A motion to reconsider lias been lost. The Governor's signature is only re quired to make it a law. -jgf"From Constantinople, letters of March 12th mention that continued shocks of earth quake were felt The sulphur springs of Broussa had been dried up. Mount Olympus smoked like a volcano. : ff Henry Ward Beccher says that he wool J as soon go a courting ith his father's old love letters, ni to go to church and carry a book to pray out of. J3"An inventive genius, desirous of pro. moling the domestic rearing of bens; has in vented a contrivance to keep them Irom scratching up Cite garden. It is a small instru ment, somewhat resembling it very long spur, attached to thtt hind part t.f a lien's leg., The instrument is bo arranged, thut hen the ben is about to scratch the cart It, the spur catches in the ground before her. foot baa. fairly de scended, and obliges her to bring the toot down quietly and harmlessly a little in front of the jilace'which she has aimed at. The hen thereupon tries the other foot with a like result She keeps on trying, and beloie she is a win of il the machine has walked her right out of the garden. This will be just the thing lien the "ben fever" returns. rIt is with health as with our property we rarely trouble ourselves in looking se riously nftei it nntil there is very little of it to look after. , . , " . J.ff"A new secret political association has been organized at Albany, calling them, selvea "Rabbits." Us character Is noldivulg- ed-. ' i ' ;. T , . . KCPlf yon meet the devil have nothing to do with him, his company ia far from respect able, . " t SCRUBS. Meanness, in all its forms, Is despicable; but especially so is it in business matters, or when it takes the form of scrubbism. There is no class of men who labor tinder a more painful delusion than those who practice up on this principle who, as a moralist says, "think, to get the Weatlierguugc of till man kind by cribbing off sixpences from trades men's bills, and never giving diuners." It is true such persons meet with a degree of worldly success, sometimes, that justifies their stinginess to themselves; bul, nine times out often, it will be. found that they have succeeded in spite of that quality, and not on account of it, the natural tendency being to drag them down. They have accumulated wealt h, not by their scrub lism, as they chuck liugly flatter themselves, but by their indus try, perseverunce, caution, nnd other qualities which may have chanced to be associated with their meanness, and which would have ensured far more brilliant results without it. There is an old English proverb, that "a pen ny soul never came to two-pence;'' nnd when we consider how an extreme narrowness in money dealings disgusts the public, mnkinu enemies of those on whoso good will lortnne greatly depends nnd how fatal, too, is such narrowness to that spirit of enterprise which is necessary to a brilliant success wo shall not deem the old saw an exaggeration. If we look abroad into society, we shall see abundant proofs of the truth of these re marks. The history of business men teeuis with cases of brilliant results flowing from a generous, nnblcnjinded policy. A writer in an English journal udduccs several of a stri king character, which are so much to the point that we cannot forbear quoting them The first is that of M. Lafitte, of Paris, Who, though it was remarked of him that tho gen erosity of bis nature niadu him the dupe of whoever chose to attempt imposing upon liim, yet rose from tho condition of a penniless clerk to be the first banker of his day, and one of the most eminent public characters of his country. His case reminds one of the remark of Jcnkinson in the Vicar of Wake field, about bis simple, kind-hearted neighbor Flamboroiigh, whom he had contrived (to cheat in one way or another once eve,y-year; "and. yet," said he, "Flainborough, has been regularly growing in richcs.whilo I hatecdTne to poverty and a jail." Another case is that of a Mr. Fowler, a famous beer brewer in Scotlnnd,whodicd very rich, and was believed to have owed his wealth to a benevolent lib erality of nature, which, taking o profes sional direction, induced him- to make his liquor unusually good. He would go up to his vats, and, tasting the infusion, say, " Still rather poor, my lads give it another cast of the mult." By adhering to this course, he obtained the highest character as a brewer, and in a few years had a large remunerative sale for his ale, throughout Great Britain, In dia, and the Colonies. Ii; a discussion of the directors of an English railway about fares and arrangements for the public convenience, the chairman is said to havo remarked that a hard bargain is ever a bad bargain for the ap. parent gainer n maxim to which all assent ed; and, as a consequence, its spirit being im pressed on the whole munugcni' ntof thelinc, n late writer hazards the prophecy that the road will bo eventually amongst the most prosperous in Europe, Such ever lias been, an I ever will be, the results of a liberal, whole-souled policy. And is il not reasonable, and only reasonable, that he should best succeed in lile, who pursues his ends in this spirit, rather than ho who adopts n selfish, extorting policy? Can it be expected that he will make great headway in the world, who U doing everything to gain the ill will, instead of the good will, of his fellows? "In the one case," it has been truly remarked, "it is himself and a thousand minor influences working to the end; in the other, it is himself working to it, but a thousand secret influences working against it Con sidering thu difficulties which they needlessly raise in their course, the successes of the sel fish are far more wonderful than those of the generous. Where, with competent prudence and skill, there is n genuine natural suavity towards others, accompanied by a practical liberulily according to the measure of the un derstood means, nil works well, und ultimate triumph is certain; but the prosperity of the thorough scruh,nttuincd amidst tho contempt and detestation of the public, can never be anything hut a kind of miracle when it occurs, and, ftir more probably, if. is strained after in vain." ' , , Curiositv. Looking over other people's afluiis and overlooking our own. If a spy may be executed by the laws of war, rnirely a Paul Pry may be kicked or horsewhipped by the laws of society. There is no peace nilh such a man, unless you declare .war against him. Zeniocrules, reprehending en riosity, said: "It was as rude to intrude into another man's bouse with your eyes us your feet" r '. ,., Taking it Coolly. A gentleman nt Mar seilles has received ft letter from his brother, a French .superior, officer in the Crimen, in which, in addition to a request for various preserved meats and other necessaries, he ex presses n wish Ijor h supply of garden seeds, such as salad and spinach, as he says tho soil in rich, nnd he expects to hnve time to gather a crop previous to the conclusion of the cam-P'''kr- Ixino Fast. In' Ijinesboro, Mass., two sheep were recently dug out of a snow drift 12 feet deep, where they hnd been buried 24 days! They scampered off briskly to the barn, with, doubtless, a very sharp appe tite. Butter. In churning cream, udd a lump of butter to the cream before commencing, and the butter will come in two-thirds the time it would without CHANGE OF CLIMATE. History informs us that many of the coun tries of Europe which now possess very mild winters, al one time experienced severe cold during this season of the year. The Tiber, at Rome, was often frozen over, nnd snow nt one time lay for forty days in that city, The Eux'nie Sen was frozen over every winter during the lime of Ovid, and rivers Rhine nnd Rhone used to be frozen so deep that the ice sustained loaded wagons. The waters of the Tiber, Rhine and Rlmne, now. flow freely every winter; ice is unknown in Rome, and the waves of the Euxiue dash their wintry fount uncrystalized upon the rocks. Some have ascribed these climate rhunges to agri culture; the cutting down or dense forests, the exposure of the upturned soil lo the summer's sun, and the draining of great marshes. We do not believe that such great changes could have been produced on tho climate of any country by agriculture, and we are certain thut no such theory eun ac count for the contrary change of climate from warm to cold winters which history tells us has tiken place in other countries than those named. Greenland received its name from the emerald herbage which once clothed its valleys and mountains; and its east coast, which is now, inaccessible, on' account of perpetual ice henpeij upon its shores, was, in the eleventh centuryjtheBe.it of flourishini; Scandinavian colonies all trace of wbtvh is now lost. Cold Labrador was named Vin land by the Northmen, who visited it A. D, 1000, and were chaimed with its then mild climate. . . i ' . . f The cause of these rhnnges is an impor tant inquiry. A pamphlet, by John Murray, civil engineer, has recently been published in London, in which he endeavors to uttribute these changes of climate to the changeable position of the magnetic poles. The magnetic variation or declination of thu needle is well known. At the present time it amounts in London to 23 degrees west north,' while in 1608, the lino of variation passed through England, aud then moved "gradually west until 1816. In that year a great removal of ice took place on the const of Greenland; hence it is inferred, that tho cold meridian, which now passed throu'gh Canada and Sibe ria, may nt one time bjve passed through Italy, and that if the inngngic meridian re turns, as it is now doing, to its old lines in Europe, Rome maj onco mote see her Tiber frozen over, nnd tTie merry Rhinelauder drive his tem on the ice !of, his classic river. Whether the change of climate mentioned Rave been causx-U by the change of the mag netic meridiap r noj. ( have too few facts before us at present to decide conclusively; but the idea, once spread abroad, will soon lead to such investigations as will no doubt lemoveevei'y obscurity, and settle the ques tion. Self-Actino FmF. Engine. Mr. Alfred Guthrie, of Chicago, has patlented a new en gine to raise water for the use of cities. The Chieago Jouamil gives the following doscrip. tion of it: .. The construction of the machine is as fol lows: Anair chamber is connected with the pipe that supplies theeityw ith water. I) y v dves, water is admitted nnonesideof the chamber, and allowed to escape on the other. A forcing pump, used in connection with the water works, forcing the water through the air chamber, and, as t lie pressure is increased, thu air id the chamber acts ns propelling force, which forces the water through the p pes with an immense increased pressure which will throw a stream of water to a height which cannot otherwise, be obtained. .' his pressure is maintai.ied in every part of the city, and all that is necet,sary to solid lie a Hie, is to apply the' fire-ho.ie to any of the street hydrants or even house hydrants when a stream of water is ins..inlly obtained and kept" without intermission us long us the pump ut the water works is kept il. opera tion. t3J"Tho following is a lint of the Czars and the dates of their ascending the throne of Utissin: John II., Pemetrius, (murdered) Basil V., John IV., Theodore I., Holiioe Ciodonnove, Theodore H., Iiemetritia II., (murdered) Chousky, Michael Fredowit Alexis, Theodore III., Peter I, the Great Catharine I, Peter II., A ha fn filing ' 1401 r 1504 1804 1,134 1684 1S98 1605 16115 16IK1 . 1618 .1645 1676 16KZ . 1725 1727 1730 1740 1741 17(12 17651 1796 1801 j 18'.'5 1 855 ' Joint V., (murdered) Elizabeth, Peter 111-, (murdered) Catnni'iaa 11., . ' . Paul 1., (murdered) Alexander I., Kichola, Alexander II.. If. will be teen that Nicholas oconpied the throne for nearly thirty years a longer pe riod than almost any of bit predecessors. raCA new poet has jutt sot above the bo ron in Connecticut We give hit first "ef fort:" OWXO TO Till TIMES. ('Xoteton the fulling dew of eve, Are pleasant thoughts in poets' tongs; But Notes on evo of falling due To one to whom the cash belongs, And who, not getting it will sue Ain't to pleasant, by a tight!" -ar v;, .l.ell. the humorist tells a storv an of a dog, who undertook to jump across a well in two jumps. He fell a victim to bis ...,i.n;.. Tl,i.r are a frrent manv nennle (till U, HM. - - r. I I just like that dog folks who think they n :.. : ft... can jumpacross a m " v jumps, i nrj . .. i ...il.. ..!. i. ..... undertake u, aim ".' mum UF " Ba" tcr. ' - J-'-jrAn inquiring genius has 'disklvered' the insignia of the Know Nothing. He says it consists of the American eagle holding in hit bill a 'furriuer' by the scat of his breeches. , NIGHT. , .. , B MARIAN, , . . How lovely it night.; a starry summernigbt when peace, and quirt, take' the place of busy day. Ob. it is tweet, to one of medita tive mind, to mute awav the twilight hour, to behold the start, one by one, come out, and the moon ride high, in her majesty. It litis the soul to God, it brings one iu commun ion with the Author of alt things, whom ''Sun, and tnoou. and stars, and teas obey " How welcome it night to the weary. Who has not felt, afler the labor of a wearisome day, how refreshing it is to lay the tired limht upon our beds, to seek the repose, to forget our caret, our trouliles, our heart bnrninps, and sleep calmly and sweetly as an infant's sleep. Miht is the time for dreams, when our steeping and waking thought teem blend ed together, when the past and the future are before us, and visionary forms seems flit ting about our couch; and lost ones are with ut, and we live over again the days of other years, and feel the , . .. Hopet that were cherithed in our birth. But perished young, like things of earth. Nigbt is the time for toil, for inlelleenal toil. - The student loves the nigbt; he can then explore the fields of science, intent to find the rioh treasures of knowledge, with which to satisfy the aspirations of an immor tal mind. Turn the, mistaken one, to the fountain of all knowledge, and learn, that "the fear of the Lord it the beginning of wis dom, and the knowledge of the Holy One it understanding." .Right is welcome to the sick, and earl It's weary ones, aud to the home tick mind it brings the recollealion of those we have loved, and left it may be, in a dis tant land, or who have gone before us, to that bright land, ' .- . . . Where 'tit one Summer always, nnd storms never come. Night is the time for repentance. We brood over the many hours misspel t, and back to our memory comet every tin, and wrong, nnd unkind word, nnd - harsh neglect, till the stricken one will weep, and Hope will fold her wings, nnd Despair's dark cloud settle heavily over the mourner, till the bright eun of God't forgiving love dispels our every fear. Night it the time for , rayer. Our blessed Saviour oft withdrew from the busy throng of men,' and in a desert mountain, poured out' bis agonizing nrayei, and so will nil do who follow him. They will s eal away at evening's hour, and pray in tolitiu.e. Night it the time to die.. When all nature it hushed in silence, to calmly yield up this mortal brent'i, to cease from sin and toil, to leave this world of pain, and lie down in the grave, to sleep the sleep which knows no wa king, till we put ou immortal bloom in the paradise of God.- I love the night.; musio is sweetest, when borne upou the heavy air of night;-.. . : Care is lighter, joy is brighter, , Iu the still nnd peacelul night How intensely solemn is a moonlight buri al, when the flowery Way turf is broken for one more grave, nnd the coffined form (it may have been dear to us) is lowered into its narrow resting place, which may become to us hallowed groiiud.whera we will often come, iu the pure and softened moonlight, mid tit nnd think of tlniu who may lie low nt our feet. And there will .be a night, ben you and I will lie down, to never rise ncmn. Then, ye lieedl"ss followers of vanity, ye who puss your nights iu unthinking mirth, reuiemher, that above the sky, in God's hook, are remem bered all your nights and davs; and ye, who are ready for this solemn tribunal, welcome each night as one nearer to the fruition of vour hopes, and when the night of death shall come, joyfully resign your feeble breath for a glorious home in the skies. Again I say, blessed night! "" IW The Portsmouth (N. II.) Chronicle learns that "considerable interest is manifest ed as the time fixed by some Adventisls for the end of the world draws near. Ten of their converts were baptized on Monday noon. They expect to be caught tip on tho 19th prox., while the earth and its inhabitants are burning 'up.9 '. trg Tho Lynchburg Virginian states that Graham, the perpetrator of the Wytheville outrage, has been arrested. Hu was taken on Wednesday, the 14th instant, nbout twelve miles from Wytheville, and lodged in jail ut that place. . r.RATITUDE. Deep on the solid marble slab, Let belli fits be traced In Insttnc; characters Which time can ne'er efface, But write the thoughts of injuries Upon the moving amid, Where, every pass'nj; breeze Blots out the traces of thy hand. Ti... r...i. rM II 5 rt!.,u-a 1 tier savs that the gold ditrgers in Slratham, N. H., are still busy at llieir worn ot excavation. i "- .......il, u.iil," ivhn rllnu'ta llieir operations. declared that irthev dugdeep enough they .... . i ' . i. i. .r.. .n.w.i.; w.-iuirt discover a lurirtt roc m-ioio .-.v...w ,i.A ...nu,.-.. 'rhuv lit,vu timv found the rock. and have commenced blasting it. The editor of the News letter thinks it will tie very con Venicnt to hnve a irnld mine in Strnthain. An Eastern p iper, In speaking of n newly elected Senator.says his Ignorance is so dense that the augur of common sense will be longer in boring through il, than it would take a boiled carrot to bore through the Hoo sic mountain. Imprrtinent Curiosity. To look at the stitches in n 'ready made' coat To ask vour tailor or shoemaker when ho will send home your cont or boots. . To ask a wan if bebelongs to the Know Nothings. r A tailor in-London bus invented a waiscont on the principle of Colt's revolver a garment with lour Ironts, useful to secme the charm of variety, or toconccul shnbbinrss or grease spots,but particularly convenient as lessening baggage, by reducing four waist coats to one, , t-gTThs lest a man knows, the more noise bo makes. Attead a public meeting, and you will nlwavt see I bat the man who contrives to "upset the stove," is tome ignoramus, who thinks that the more you swear at a hone, the better ho will draw. Jff Jt IB HOI KRHIUV lillWK IllrtO ,V,, but energy, llarnuio made more iu uey in a .,,n than Kbaksnsare achieved du- ring a whole lift time. . -Tf you want to be respected, go well drcd. "People never "wring the neckt" of , . .1.1.1 .n. top-Knot cniv". . - - ' y A married lady found her two tons , ....I !.. I....... ..t .xilinit n .ml quarrelling, uc: v, .,n....B u v. to their diligences, tillered the following: .' ... ..,.,,T AialiL if vimi Hiin't desist di redly, I'll tell both your fathers. GENTLE EVA. nrvas. a. s. sicnots. Have trou heard the touching ttotf, Tolil ao raJly, of that olime Where the rose, in crimson glory. Brightens all the summer timet It tell us of a maiden Golden-haired and starry eyed Young in vears, by thought o'eiladei, Who in'anrel beauty died. Gentle Eva, loving fcva, ' Sleeping by the ebtiing wsv; Wsil or woe shall never grieve her, Shrouded in ber mossy grave. 1 '' Once she wejt o'er wrong and sorrow, Childish teirt to wisely shed; Birds of Edei, on the in.irrow. Warlded dnres o'er her head; Velvet leaf old tnowy blossnin - Crowned hr young and radiant brow; O'er her wbitl and heaving bosom, Little handl are folded now. Gentle Eva, loving Kva, Sleeping hr the moaning tide. Never more itiall sorrow grieve her, Who In tngl.baufy died. Something of a Bear StorV. A gentle man who has traveled in Texiis, telle, the fol lowing of one of the first settlers in Austin county, of that State, and which of course, is vouched for us being literally trtio. ,. - In the summer of 1827, he said he was en gaged in getting timber in the Brazos bottom, and the cane being so thick, he hud to cut a pathway through some filly yards to get to the best timber trees, and as was custouaiy in those days, no one ever went Irom llieir bouses without their rifles. Having occasios, one day, to come out of the brake " to see some neighbors, who had rode as nenr ns they could without riding iu llie cane, lie loll bis rifle, and walking over to the edge of the cane to where his friends were sitting n their horses. Alter conversing some time they left, and bo turned to go to his timber, but, to his surprise aiid astonishment what should ho behold, (after advancing about fifteen paces towards the tree,) but n huge bear, sit ting erect on his haunches, : v. ith Ilia rifle cocked, and aimed in n direct range with the pathway iii which lie was returning, nnd, for me, (says lie in relating it,) it appeared as if rny day's were numbered. I hnd no way to retreat, except along my straight little path, and 1 just commenced getting ou my knees for the last time as I thought, when the bear, seeing this, did his best to fire; but, said he, Providence was on my aide, my rillo was double trigger, and lliuin did not understand it, and tliul was all that saved mo. . ' i Sale' or Neoroks. From the Carolinian we take the following stle of a lot of negroes on the Pith inst., where one third of tbepur chase money was required to be in cash; Bet tv, an ordinary cook and washer, la years old with her infant child, J 1,000; Sam, 60 years old, field' hand, 1,(80; Lilly, 1, $1,080; Atenias, boy 6 yenrt old, Clara a girl S, subject to fits, 'j00;"i'ussey, 45 years old, house servant, 1 ono 41(); KueheJ, 1 0, field hand, $l,lun; Miley 1(( years old, field-hand and house-lervaut, (11,140; (Average 72t,- 88.) - SPThe" publication of .the Independent Press, Eutojtoii, Ga., is suspended for tho present 'J'lo Editor remarks that lie has been inducecjto the course by severnl con siderations. 'The first is the withholding of his dues by tbosc indebted to him. A con stant outlay wilhouta corresponding ineomc will soon paralyze any business. There is n greater nuiouat of rascality practiced toward Newspaper publishers than any other class of peojileupon tfnrth. . Scarlkt Fever. Mr. Editor: As there is in the country round nnd about Nashville, a good deal of Scarlet Fever, nnd ns it may be of service to others, 1 hereby give the re sult of an experiment we made a few days ago. Our little daughter, aged 19 months, was violently attacked with scarlet fever. 1 looked into Mrs. Hale's "New Household Receipt Book," page 112, nud found the following treatment recommended: "From the first day of the illness, and as soon ns we are certain nf its nature, the patient must be rubbed morning nnd evening over tho wholo body with n piece of bacon, in Biieb a manner that, with the exception of the bend, a covering of fat is every where applied. In order to mako this rubbing ill somewhat easier, it is best to take a piece tif bacon the size of the hand, choosing a part still armed with the rind, that we may have n firm grasp. Ou the soft side 'of this' piece, slits are to be m-ide to allow the oozing out of the fat. The rubbing init-t be thoroughly performed, und not too quickly, so that the skin may be fully saturated with the fat" We tried it as directed above, and the bene fil ial results were soon obvious; in fact it worked "like n charm," and the result was, our little daughter very soon was entirely cured. . . . - Give it a trial it is simple nnd entirely harmless Xash. Yhig. ' Terrace Green, March 6, 1855. J. B. It. ... Laud Warrants. Thompson's last Re porter says : Wo ure paving one dollar per acre nnd sel ling at one and live cents per acre. The new warrants will come on the niurket in June, when they will begin to full in price. The murket however, will not be essentially over stocked In-fore winter sets in, w hen they will, in our opinion, sink to sixty cents per acre. This much is certain those who have war rants to sell will wise to act without delay. f ?"'-I will not sfriko thee, bad man," said a Quaker, one day, "but I will let this billet of wood full on iliee,"and nt the precise, mo. menl the "bad man" wns floored by the weight of a walking stick that, the Quaker bad lieen known to carry. ' ' ' f"In all our cnlauiilb-i and afflictions it mnv serve as a comfort to know that ho who loses anything and gets wisdom by it, gains by the loss. '' " ' jT-To keep skippers out of bacon in the aiiuinini eat your meat early In the Spring. Wo never knew it to fail. - ' .... -; tiik aowK " ' 1 ' Boware the bowl! thongh rich and bright, Its rubiet flash upon the tight 1 ' An addsr coils ilt depths beneath, Whoso lure it woe whose sling It death. ' Pick Wira Ob dear, I can't breathe. Lovmo Hi-sriANO. Don't try my dear. jjgf Scene in nn apothecary shop after the passage of the Maine liquor law. Two nice vomia men wter." "Come, Jim,J what . will Jmi takel" "Well, I gues I'll . take a prnssiu ucid smash." Clerk to aecond gent ! What's yours?'' "I'll take a buruinrf fluid cocktail." SUSPENSION OF VITALITY. From the tauke Slail. Mr. Editor: An article has been widely copied from ad English Journal on the "Sub. pension of Vitality." Noticing it in your pa per of a recent date prefaced with the remark that yon well kr.evr what fpirilunlists would say, but at the same time expressing a doubt whether anything ao apparently ninrvtlor bad occurred in the phenomena recognized by investigators as produced by Spiritual in. tclligences, I take the liberty of stutinr; a few facts that have come under my cwn observu. tion in connection with the subject, " ' '' A lady, whom for convenience sake I will call IL, iaa trance medium.. Through ber our spirit friends have nt various times personified their sickness and dentil. All the ' vnrions symptoms, every peculiarity of their Inst hours in the earth form wero given,' though II. knew not the person, neither kud ever met thoeo for whose satisfaction tho proof of the spirit's presence wns given. These symptoms were followed by the death-scene. The head fell back, the hands lay motionless, the breathing gradually grew less nnd, less dis tinct, nnd finally one gasp .was .given, and after that we could not neither could a phy sician who was present, observe the least -pulsation. - The form grew rigid, to ' fur in fact thai we could not in the least bend tbo limbs at the joints. The lips were, parted, and n. sweet smile rested on the calm, pale features. "Death," so called, was before us. , Then we were presented with the awaken ing spirit Shu spoke as if her eyes had beon opened upon the realities of the spirit world; greeted her friends from whom she hud long been parted; then addressing her earthly friends, compared hor home on earth with tho homo she had found, nnd told them that she had enrried with her to her new abode nil the affections that filled ber soul while bore. ' ' . On several occasions 11. has been used bs a battery by which spirit attendants have benci ficia'lly operated on the physical systems of those who had met. On one of these occa sions the body wns straightened out as straight nnd rigid as a board, and wns quito cold. When consciousness hnd returned, the faculties wero one by one restored, ijiglit came, but all other faculties were dormant. She gazed vacantly nround. . As one by one the fuculties were restored evidence was given us of the absence of the others. She attempt ed to catch hold of the flame of the lamp; took up a book, gazed idiotically at it, then dropped it carelessly upon the floor; brushed the contents of the table oil, ns a small child would in Us infantile gambols; and, though in lier own house, gazed around and asked what this and what that Mas for, To, about' hnlfnn hour she wns herscif again. . In nil these events neither II. nor her friends hnve the least fear of evil conse quences, but have perfect confidence in those guardian ones, who, though unseen by our material vision, nro seen by her quickened spiritual perceptions, nnd who have iu innum erable ways given evidenco of I heir constant watchfulness nnd care. They have relieved II. of n distressing throat complaint, havo supplanted a light nnd fragile frame by a strong nnd vigorous one, nud by such nets, and others which time would fail me te men tion, have secured our trust. . This is but one phase of the Spiritualists experience, and to many minds perhaps nn uninteresting ono; but to thut person whose thoughts have a philosophical turn and would seek to know tie mysterious workings of unseen powers, such facts commend them selves. ' I havo mentioned it becauso our journals seem to register the article from the English papers as vory wonderful. , Tho fact is tho s ime occurrences, and many ten times as strange, are daily transpiring in ten thousand places in our. very midst und not only no, but the wholo pbilo.opliy and explanation of them are given by those who produce these, to our eyes, singular conditions. Truly Yours, J. S. A. Chelsea, March 20, 1855.. ' '" ' "Is tiierk TktI" Considerable curiositr, nnt to tay excitement, his been aroused In New Orleans by the phrase, "It there yetf" posted up about the city, hpeculationt dilfer ns to whether it shall be nuderstood as refer ring to some Know Nething society, or at bearing upon the Cuban question. C7Why it a schoolmaster lik a chairma keif Because he cauct bottoms. . . fff" Negligence and irregularity long con tinned, will rtnder knowledge liselett, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible.' ,:'' Jy-An editor out in Iowa, snyt they don't brag of the tin of their babies, but they are a most uncommon sure ernp. .' ..'. To ma Giru. Mrs. Swissbelm tayt: Tha secret you dare not tell your mother it a dan gerous secret one that will be likely to bring you torrow." rTlie Union and American nndcrstanda that the Inspectors of the Penitentiary will do nothing In the way of rebuilding, farther than to repair the injured wing so ns lo keep the prisoners safely, and provide sheds In which the convicts may be employed. A small expense only will be incurred, until the iiicclinj of the Legislature, to. whom the question of rebuilding on the present site will be referred. Saccharisr Statistics. Now York pro duced in the year 1850, 10,357,484 pounds of maple sugnr; Vurinont produced 6,349,357 pounds, and Ohio, 4,688,109 pounds. Almost .11 tl.ia larfre OU sntitv ia manufactured bv the rudest nnd most wasteful process. The value of the yearly crop of maple sugar in , New York Is'nearly $l,000,0C0. , ' r3fThe man who neglects himself la sure In time to bs neglectod by others. r i is' I: t: !' I" I I ! V . I SI -' I 5J"