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t ' ' ' " "teJ i JDcuotcfc to polities, literature, Agriculture, Science, iHoralitu, nub eneral intelligence. VOL. M STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA. SEPTEMBER 28, 1854. NO. l& Published by Theodore Schoch. TKRMS Two dollars per ntintiin in advance Two dollars ami a quarter, half yeaily and if nol paid be fore tlic end of llic year. Two dolfais and a half. No papers dicoiUnuied until all arrearages arc paid, except at the option of the Editor. IO.Vdverticincuts not exceeding one squaie (ton lines) will be inserted three weeks lor one dollar, and twenty-five cents for every subsequent insertion. The charge for one and three insertions the same. A liber al discount made to ycarlv advertisers. ID AH letters .tdJresscJ to the Editor must be postpaid. jTO3 PRISTISG. Having a general assortment of larpre, elegant, plain an ! ornamental Type, we are prcpaicd to execute every description of Cards. Circulars, Mill Heads, Notes, Blank Receipts Justices, I.oa-l and other Blanks, ramphlcts, &c. iwjHted uith nctncS3 and despatch, on reasonable AT THE OFFICE OF THE TIDE OF DEATH. 2JY HON. R. M. CARLTON. The tide rolls on, the tide rolls on The never ceasing tidt That sweeps the pleasures from our hearts, The loved ones from our side That brings afflictions to our lot, And anguish and despair, And bears from youth's unrufilcd brow The charms that lingered there. The tide rolls on; wave after wave, Its swelling waters flow : Before it all is bright and fair ; -Behind it all is woe : The infant from its mother's broat5, The gay and blooming bride, Arc swept away and borne along By that resistless tide. The tide rolls on; the soldier's eye Grows dim beneath its swell; The scholar shuns the mystic love That he hath loved so well; The monarch puts the crown aside, And labor's weary slave. Kejoices that limbs will know The quiet of the grave. The tide rolls on; like summer brook, It glidcth to the sad, But, like dark winter's angry tide, It rushctb to the glad. From kingly hall and lowly cot, From battle-field and hearth, It sweeps into oblivion's sea The dwellers od the earth. Itoll on, hen dark and turbid wave' Thou canst not bear away The record of the good and brave, That knoweth not decay; Tho' fierce may rush thy billows' strife, Though deep thy current be, Still faith shall lift thy beacon high, And guide us through thy sea. Tbe Two Sexes. There is much truth in the lollowin" ' TBrliieh we clip from the Syracuse Stan dard : "When. a raking youth goes astray, fricsids gather round him in order to re store him to the path of virtue. Gentle ness and kindness are lavished upou him to win him back to innocence and peace. No one would Euspcct that he had ever tinned. But when a poor confiding girl is betrayed, she recives the brand of so ciety and i.s henceforth driven from the ways of virtue. The betrayer is honored, respected, and esteemed; but the ruined, heart broken victim knows there is no peace lor her this side ol the gaave- sJnfi, w i.i;i.,i r, J 1 b . . ' , i smile of comfort, no voice of forgiveness. These are earthly moralities unknown to Leaven. There is a deep wrong in them, and fearful are the consequences. A Judicial Decision. 'Judge, you say if I punch a man in fun, he can take me up for assault and battery?' 'Yes, sir, I said that; aud what I said I repeat. If you punch a man, you aro guilty of a breach of the peace and can bo arrested for it.' 'Ain't there no exceptions?' 'No, sir no exceptions whatever.' 'Judge, I think you are mistaken. Suppose, for instance, I should brandy punch him then what?' 'No levity in court, sir. Sheriff, ex pose this man to the atmosphere. Call tho next case.' A young man of good standing recent ly proposed honorable marriage to a young lady of the west, when he received for answer: "Get out, you feller ! do you think I would sleep with a man? Aw ful ! Why, I'll tell your mother, see if I don't V In Alabama it is an indictable offence to play cards in a 'public place.' It has boon decided in a late case, that playing in tho woods, out of sight of a house, and off the road, is not a 'publio placo.' It is pretty evident, when a man buys ono hundred dollar handkerchiefs for a ture, descended sheer down, a perpendic 'duok of a wife,' that he i. a 'goose of a ular depth of several hundred feet. Over Uuebnnd.-' this airy causeway the men and horses From Glcasorfs Pictorial, ELDORADO. No. I. BY THOMAS BULFINCH. What is meant by Eldorado? Is there such a country, and if thero is, where is it! The name literally means 'Tho Gold en Country,' and was given to an un known region in South America, by the Spandards; who had heard from the In- ; dians marvellous tales of such a land ly ing in the interior of tho continent, where com and preoious stones were as common .ns mots anil nfllihins in nr.hnr ormnfrins and pebbles in other : i . , i . , , . ,. ' 1 am tO DC liaU lor tUO troUMO 01 piCKlUg tbem up. It was also a land of spices and aromatic cums. iho first notion of this favored rogion was communicated by an Indian chief to Gonzalo Pizarro, ; brother of the conqueror of Peru, whose imagination was captivated by the ac count, and his ambition fired with a de sire to add this which promised to be the most brilliant .of all, to the discoveries and conquests of his countrymen. lie found no difficulty in awakening a kind red enthusiasm in the bosoms of his fol lowers. In a short time he mustered 350 Spaniards and 4000 Indians. One hun dred and fifty of his company wero mounted. Tho Indians were to carry the baggage and provisions, and perform the labors of tho expedition. A glance at the map of South Amcri - na will mvn. na a ulnar idna of f.hn snnnn of the expedition. Tho river Amazon.thc the largest river of the globe, rises in the highest ranges of the Andes, aud flows from west to oast through nearly the whole breadth of the continent. Pizarro's expedition started (1540) from Quito near the sources of the great river, and ! marching cast, soon became entangled in , the deep and intricate passes of the moun tains. As they rose into the more eleva- ted regions, the icy winds that swept down the sides of the Cordilleras benum bed their limbs, and many of the natives . found a wintry grave in the wilderness. On descending tho eastern slope, tho cli- mate changed; and as they came to a lower level, the fierce cold was succeeded by an suffocating heat, while tompests of thunder and lightning poured on them with scarcely any intermission day or night. For more than six weeks the del- ! uge continued unabated, and the forlorn ' wanderers, wet and weary with incessant toil. rG scarcely ablo to drao- fho.ir j limbs along the soil broken up and satu , j 0 rated with the moisture. Aftor months j of toilsome travel they reached the region where grew the spice trees. Their pro i ducc resembled the cinnamon of the Ea9t in taste, but was of inferior quality. They enw tlhn trnnt honrlncr tlio iirorMrmq TmrV spreading out into broad forests, yet how- ever valuable it might be for future com merce, it was of but little worth to them. But from the savages whom they occa sionally met, they learned that at ten daTs' distance, was a rioh and fruitful land, abounding with gold and inhabited by populous nations.0 The Spaniards ; n-nm nnnnorl nf t.hn nvicf f such a country that, if the natives on be- .' . n nnnC:t;nnnA :rt : of it. thev were sunnosed to be desirous of concealing the fact, and were put to the most horrible tortures, and even burnt a live to compel them to confess. It is no wonder therefore if they told, in many instances, such stories as the Spaniards wished to hear, which would also have the effect of ridding their own territories of their troublesome guests, by inducing i them to advance further. Pizarro had posed for the cxpodition.but these accounts ' aireaay reacneu tue limit, originally pro induced him to continue on. As they advanced, the country spread out into broad plains terminated by forests, which eccinod to stretch on every side as far as the eye could reach. The :W00Q was imcK1y mattea with creepers wood was thickly t . i and climbing plants, aud at every step of " '"q """"-J " vwjr -wi jl tho way they ua(j to hcw 0 a passa0 witn tneir axes, while their garments, rotting from the effects of tho drenohing rains, caught in every bush and hting a bout them in shreds. The provisions ' failed, and they had only'for sustenance such herbs and roots as they could rrather ! .i.i ii .. . i in the forest, and such wild animals as, j with their inadequate means, they could capture. At length thoy came to a broad ox panse of water, from whence flowed a stream, ono of those which discharge their waters into the great river Amazon. The sight gladdened their hearts, as thoy hoped to find a safer and more practica ble route by keeping along its banks. After following the stream a considera ble distance, tho party came within hear ing of a rushing noise, that seemed like thunder issuing from the bowels of tho earth. The river tumbled along over rapids with frightful velocity, and then discharged itself in a magnificent cataract, which thoy describo as 1200 feet high. Doubtless this estimate must be taken with some allowance for the excited feel ings of the Spaniards, keenly alive to im pressions of the sublime and the terrible. For some distance above and below the falls, the bed of the river contracted, so that its width did not exceed twenty feet. They determined to cross, in hopes of finding a country that might afford them better sustenance. A frail bridge was constructed by throwing trunks of trees across the chasm, where tho cliffs, as if split asunder by some convulsion of na- succeeded in effecting their passage, tho'j Meanwhilo Orellana glided down the one Spaniard, made giddy by heedlessly stream, which then was nameless and looking down, lost his footing and fell in-! unknown, but which has since been cal to the boiling surges below. They gained led by his name, though it is more gen little by tho exchange. The country 'orally known by a name derived from a wore tho samo unpromising aspect, and ' story which Orellana told, in his account the Indians whom they occasionally met of his voyage, of a nation of Amazons in in the pathless wilderness were fierce and habiting its banks. But an account of unfnondly, and tho Spanirds wero en- gaged in perpetual conflict with them. From these they learned that that a fruit ful country was to be found down the river at tho distance of only a few days' journey; ana the Spaniards lield on their weary way, still hoping and still deceived, as the promised land flitted before them, like the rainbow receding as they ad vanced. At length, spent with toil and suffer ing, fizarro resolved to construct a bark largo enough to transport tho weaker part of his company and his baggage. The forests furnished him with timber, tho shoes of the horses whioh had died on tho road or been slaughtered for food, were converted into nails, gum distilled from the trees took the place of pitch. and the tattered garments of tho soldiers! served for oakum. At the end of two1 months the vessel was ready, and tho command given to Francisco Orellana. ! he 1PS now moved forward through the wilderness, following the course of ' themer. the vessel carrying the foebler i soldiers. Every scrap of provisions had ; lon? sincc beon consumed. The last-of their horses had been devoured, and they greedily tod upon toads, serpents and e ven insocts, which that country 'teeming with tho lower forms of animal life a bundantly supplied. Tho natives still told of a rich district, inhabited by a populous nation. It was as usual at the distance of several davs' 1 jarncy; and Pizarro resolved to halt where he was. and send Orellana down in his brigantine to procure a stock of provis ions, with which he might return, and put the main body in condition to resume their march. Orellana with fifty of the adventures pushed off into the middle of the river where tho stream ran swiftly, and his bark takon by tho current, shot forward as with the speed of an arrow, and was soon out of sight. Days and weeks passed away, yet the vessel did not return, and no speck was ' to b.e S(;C11,0? tho waters as the Spaniards 'strained their eyes to tho farthest point, . i ... .i till the banks closed in and shut the view Detachments were sent out, and though absent several days, came back without intelligence of their comrades. Woary of suspense, Pizarro determed to contin ue their march down the river, which they did with incredible suffering for two months longer, till their doubts were dis pelled by tho appearance of a whito man, wandering half risked in the woods, in whose famine-stricken countenance they recognized the features of one of their countrymen. Orellana had passed swift ly down tho river to the point of its con- ?ucnco with tho Amazon, where he had been led to expect that ho should find supplies for the wants of himself and his compauious, uub iouuu uoue. ior was it P03S1D'9 to return as he had come, and make head against tho current of the river. In this dilemma a thought flashed across his mind; it was, to leave the par ty under Pizarro to their fate, and to pursue his course down the groat river on which ho had entered, to explore El dorado for himself, and make the best of Lis wa? Home to Spain to claim the glo- ry and reward or discovery, ms reck less companions readily consented to this coursc with the excoption of the individ- ai wuoin x'izarro iouuu, anu mm wuen he remonstrated they put ashoro and left to shift for himself. Pizarro and his party, deserted in the wilderness, unable to advance further, had no alternative but to remain or re trace their miserable way to Quito, the j ' ' place they had started from more than a i. m l t it ,i year ooiorc. uey cuose uie iauer, auu commenced their return march with heavy hearts. They took a more notherly route than that by which they had approached tue Amazon, and, though it was attended with fewer difficulties, thoy experienced jet greater distresses from their greater inability to overcome them. Their only food was such scanty faro as they could pick up in the forest, or happily meet with in some forsaken Indian settlement, or wring by violence from the natives. Some sickened and sank down by the way and perished where they fell, for there was none to help them. Intense misery had made them selfish; and many a poor wretch was abandoned to his fate to die alone in tho wilderness, or more probably to bo devoured, while living, by the wild animals which roamed over it. It took them a year to measure back their way to Quito, and the miseries they had endured wero testified to by their appearance when they arrived, in sadly reduced numbers, at the place of their starting. Their horses gone, their arms broken and rusted, the skins of wild ani mals their only clothes, their long and matted locks streaming wildly down their . Ill 11 shoulders, their races oiaciicned oy tne tropical sun, their bodies wasted by fa mine and disfigured by scars, it seemed as if the charnel-house had given up its dead, as with unsteady step they glided OlJ 1 MJ Ull IIU1UU 1IA.U1 V VUUU ! v VMU four thousand Indians who had accora- panied tho expedition had perished, and of the Spaniards only eighty, and many of these irretrievably broken in constitu- tion, found their way back to Quito. i Orellana's adventures must be reserved for our noxt number. Fashionable Piety. Many a painter has achieved fame for worse picturos than the following, from tho Plaindcalcr . Scene. Fashionablo street. Plenty ' Institutions from impending destruction, naturally created an excitement in tho of four story blocks, big plate windows, Tho first blow must be aimed for tho over-'neighborhood from which they were nb with Ophirs of goods behind. Time j throw of our present National Ad minis- j ducted. Several of the citizens of tho Winter morning. Shaver and Pinchem tration the mere tool and puppet of the, vicinity went into Maryland in pursuit of discovered walking together towards their ! Slave Power. Through the corrupting : the stolen girls, and gave tcstimoncy in places or Dusiness. S. (loq.) How's your new church? P. Flourishing finely. The steeple, when finished will be two hundred feet high. Think of that! How's your new enure n : S. All right. You beat us on steeples; ours is already built, and measures only a hundred and ninety. We give that up. But wo shall knock you on organs. Ours cost S5,000. T If in . 1 . if. xou ao uoor us on organs, tuats a fact. But per contra, we shall throw your cnanuners into the snaae. uurs is "ordered from tho best firm in Paris, with a carte blanche as to cost, I may men- tion incidentally, that I paid a hundred dollars towards it. S. Well as to chandliers, I yield the palm, but our pulpit and fixings will leave you nowhere. The pulpit is to bo ma hogany and so are tho sofas and chairs. The Bible alone comes to two hundred dollars. The covers of the sacred volume are edged and elapsed with gold; actual weight niuo ounces. I may add, that I donated all but fifty dollars of it. (Aside. beat him that timo.) P. You have us there again. Such generous rivalry in tbe great oauso of re ligion is cheering. Though we may dif fer on some small points, they belong to different denominations, we yet work to gether for the coming triumph of true Christianity. S. Beautiful ! My sentiments oxactly. (A child with a skeleton face, and her little leg, rod with cold, solicits charity. S. and P. by common irapulso look very hard into vacancy ahead. The child importunes. At last S. almost stumbles over her, and is forced to notice the tiny wretch.) S. (Majestically,) Can't help you. Never givo a cent to beggars. Invaria ble rule. P, (Putting on an extra touch of fri gidity.) Just my principles. Thank you for expressing them so well. If folks will be lazy, let 'cm starve. (S. and P. move at a faster gait, while tho morsel of a mendicant sits down on a chilly stone, sticks her dirty knuckles in to her eyes, and has a good cry.) P. Here's my place. Good morning. Aside Shrewd humbug P., but I'll get the start of him yet. P. Good morning. Aside Sharp'fel low, but I'll knock him on tho next trade. (S. writes a notice to a family of poor tenants, while P. goes down to the store and bullies the clerks.) Sow in a Garret. IIOW she GOT there. A Captain of the Now York Police relates an incident that occurred during the recent inspection of the promisos in Canal Street, where so many deaths have occurred. In addition to a general neglect of cleanliness, hogs were found penned up in the cellars, in order that they might escape tho vgilenoe of tho police. A whole litter of small pigs was tound in an attic, ui course these naturaly excited tho surprise of the visitants, but when they came to the sow in tho garret, their wondor knew no bounds. The rickety stairs leading to the attio, shook under the party ascend ing, the passage ways were so narrow there was scarcely room for ono to pass. The question naturally presenting it self was: "How was this sow got there?'' The poor woman who had conducted the party up, looked with much anxiety upon their wondering countenances, and at length broke out with a relation of the troublo she had to shield her pigs from the vigilance of the Polioe. "But. mv dear woman." said l.lin o.an- tain, "how in the world did you ever get 1 that sow up here 7 " "Sure, yer honor, she niver was down; she was got in this room from another we had long ago. ' "Ah, I see," said the captain, "sho growled here." "xis, yis, she growed, and growed finely too She's but a year and n half , j old, and see what a fino crather she is, to 'be sure." Orders wero left for the removal of the sow that had grown there, and the officers proceeded on their way. - "You don't love me, I know you don't," said a young married lady to her husband. pei "I give you credit, my dear, for a keen ion," was the consoling reply. p"" "Married woll," now moans yoking two fools together, with plenty of money to justify the folly. Hearts, brains and virtue have gone out of date. Hon. David "Wilmot. A letter is published from the Hon. David Wilmot on the position which all who oppose slavery and the Nebraska swindle, should occupy in the coming el ection. As Mr. Wilmot is known cxten- sivcly as a democrat and a supporter of Gen. Pierce in 1852, we copy an extract showing his views now. He says: "The power and design of slavery must bo checked, and tho original policy of Government on this subiect restored. To this end we must lay aside postpone for a time, tho strifes of party over minor , points of controverted policy, and unite ' in the great work of preserving our free ; muuence or its patronage upon the reo- j pie's Representatives, Freedom has been 1 betrayed. It must be overwhelmed at ' every point with ignominious defeat. We i oannot shorten its Constitutional term office, but we must strike down its allies j county, Mr. Miller, was muudeued be in every Stato, District and County. It 'fore he left the State. A Chester county must havo no prop in tho btates, upon i U rand Jury, took the matter in hand aud which to lean for support of its iniquitous found a " true bill" against a notorious policy. No man should be elected to re- 'scoundrel named McCreay, who for years sponsible office Governor, member of has been committing his depredations on Congress, Representative, whose relations ' Pennsylvania soil and escaping into Mary of friendship and alliance with the Nation- land for protection. This "true bill" was alAdministration are open to suspicion. ! taken to Governor Bigler, and he was We must accept of nothing, in the candi- compelled to issue a requisition on Gov. dates presented for our suffrages, short of, Lowe, of Marylaud, for the rendition of undisguised hostility to the ultra pro-slav-! this man McCreary. Gov. Lowe refused, cry power at Washington. Anything in defiance of our Constitutional rights, short of this is folly, idle trifling, shilly-, and in violation of all precedent, to deliv shally nonsence; and designed in the end, cr up the criminal. What then does Gov. to lead the people step by step into ac-j Bigler? Does he assert the Bights and quiescenco in the policy and plans of I maintain the dignity of this old Keystone slavery. Let no candidate pretend to Commonwealth? Does he rebuke the im condemn the recent legislatoin of Con- pudent assumptions of Lowe, and tell hint grass, and yet hold himself in party alii-' that under tho broad Constitution of tho ance with the present administration. He United States, we of Pennsylvania "know cannot be trusted; and so sure will the ' our own Bights, and knowing, dare main people, and their rights be again betray-; tain them?:' No such thing. He slinks ed. The man who will not faco in open, : liko a base coward into silence, and al manly resistance the aggressions of the , lows the criminal to go free, and our Stato slave power to-day, cannot be relied upon Bights to be basely outraged and insulted . to do so on the occasion of a future prov-iNot a word ever comes from him in re- ocation. He is hopelessly rotten un sound to the core, and will sacrifice his Country's highest interests and glory, for mere paltry partizan considerations.' A Burning Well. The Bloomington (Illinois) Pantagraph gives tho following description of a vein of gas struck while digging a well in that vicinity a short time since : "Mr. Ilobinson, of this place, in dig ging a well a week or two sincc, on his lot not far from the depot of the Ceutral Illinois llailroad, struck a current of gas at the depth of some twenty feet, which rushed up with such force as to shako the ground around the well, and cause a noiso like tho boiling of an immense caul dron. To test the character of the gas, a match was applied to the mouth of the well, when it immediately took fire and burned very briskly, until, in order to extinguish it, the mouth of the well was covered. Mr. Bobinson went to work immediately to wall up the well, and, with much difficulty, in consequence of the im possibility of breathing the vapor for any' length of time, has at length succeeded i in securing the sidos ot the shaft from caving in. Last night we were invited to see it in combustion. Mr. Bobinson had closed the mouth of the well with plank, inserting in the centre a sheet-tube of about twelve inches in diameter and six or eight feet high, around which ho had embanked three or four feet of earth, thus precluding the escape of any gas from the well, except through the pipe. When we arrivecd on tho ground we found the well surrounded by a large com pany of ladies and gentlemen who had been attracted to the spot to witness the ' curious spectacle. Tho flame was already ! mounting up some ten foot from the mouth ! of the tube, and illuminating the counte nances of the admiring multitude for several rods around. It burned with a beautiful blue tint just where it leaped from the pipo, but as it ascended and ex panded it became bright and clear. How long the supply of gas may continue is of. courso to be ascertained by experiment. Should it hold out as we saw it last night, it will be something more than a curiosity. Mr. Bobinson, we understand, intends to conduct it to the steam grist-mill in the vicinity, and test its capacity as an agent for generating steam. Should tho supply not diminish, it may in a few months be Put to more 'nt uscs Vnws.-A countrv rarson nrcacliinsr . from the text, "Vow and pay unto the i which thoy aro unknown; it is to live to Lord your vows," in course of his remarks weep for the generations passed away, for proved pretty conclusively that after a lovers, for parents, for children, for friends person had made a vow it was his duty , n tho grave: it is to see everything turn to perform it. Directlv after service, a ed upsido down, by the fieklo hand of son 01 Indian, not at all campaiiional,lo to say the least came up to the revcrued tluie' ,fc 1S in a word, to behold tho van divine saying: ityoflifc, in all its varieties of display. "I vow I go home with you." "Then you must go," was the uuhesit- An Answer Bequested. Tho ques ating reply. j tion has been asked why it is considered "I vow I stay to supper," Baid he on impolito for gcntlomcn to go into tho arriving at the gate. , (presence of ladies in their shirt sleeves, There was no alternative, and the min-! while it is considered in every way , cor ister invited him in. ;rectfor the ladies themselves to appear "I vow I stay all night,' was the cool before gcntlomcn without any sleevos ai assertion, as he drew away from the table. ' all? The good man saw that submission had 1 " to be a virtue, and, without disomfiturc said. j "You arc welcome to night, but I vow I you shall leave in the morning.' Biglcr and the Honor of the State. We have made the charge that the State of Pennsylvania has been disgraced in tho person of its executive, over and over again, since Gov. Bigler was elevat ed to that position which he is so incom- potent to fill. We mean to refer but to one of these instances to-day, but that .one is enough to damn any man to ctcrn- al shame and infamy, Some two years ago the territory of Pennsylvania was invaded by a set of W r kidnappers from Maryland, and two of her inhabitants carried off to be sold into slavery. These persons kthus kidnapped j were inoffensive sirls. and the outrage Jtfammoro to the encctthat tne gins were free, and had been kidnapped. For this j they wero brutally treated by the "lower law'' men of that city, and one of them, ofia highly respectable citizen of Chester gard to it. His next message after the outrage is as silent on the subject as tho grave. He tamely pockets the insult, and leaves the broad seal of our Com monwealth lying trampled in the dust, beneath the feet of a Jesuit Governor of Maryland. But this is not all. Like the veriest spaniel, he would lick the hand j that smote him, and place the authorities of the State cringing at tho feet of Mary land officials. The verynext Legislature, overflowing with tho friends of Bigler, passed a resolution, inviting this self-same Lowe and his compeers to visit Harris burg as the "guests of the State,' to re ceive its honors. The invitation was ac cepted and the Maryland officials wero conciliated for our presumption in barely intimating to them that according to our Constitutinal rights we should like them to deliver up an offender against our State laws, at an expense to the tax-payers of the State of something like six thousand dollars. This is ono instance and there aro manv nf rhn wav in wli'Mi finr Bigler has maintained the dignity and honor of J - J " " o this Commonwealth! How do tho men of the Stato like the picture? Lebanon Courier. Constant changes in the Features of Sooiety. The world is like a magic lantern, or tho shifting scenes of a pantomime. Ten years convert the population of schools into men and women, tho 'oung into fath ers aud mothers, make and mar fortunes, and bury the last generation but one. Twenty 'ears convert infants into fathers and mothers, render youth the operative generation, decide men s fortunes and dis tinctions ; convert active men into draw ling drivellers, and bury all the preceding generation. Thirty years raise an activo generation from nonentity, change fascin ating beauties into merely bearable old women, convert lovers into grandfathers and grandmothers, aud bury the active generation, or reduce them to decrepitude and imbecility. Forty years, alas! change the faco of all society, infants aro grow- ing old. the bloom of vouth and beauty i has passed awaj-; two active generations havo been swept away from the stage of life; names so cherished have beeu for gotten, and unsuspected candidates for famo have started from the exhaustless womb of nature. Fifty year?; why should any desire to retain their affections from maturity for fifty years? It is to behold a world which they do not know, and to and tne aosoiuto despotism ol tii it.-, 'Keep your dog away from.mc,' iid a dandy to a butcher boy. 'iJnrn tho dgg,1 said the boy, 'he always will be, afVr puppic3,' " " i. 1 i