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fraas U Jfrw York Parturr aud Merkjuir.
U. THE IIOU.
teir. Fu.it &Stasr. At your re-
un.t 1 r.irivar.1 VOU III CCOint of Oir I
mode of lrealin;Vg. I wy j
fvro M nrrh M, etfUinmj many rnoce
fruit ire . bearing sweet apple. Thcj
were bhiited exprea-ly fur hog, api'l
bfif tlit prinrip.il fowl on which they 1
f.-ij tiurm the season: sometimes, by war
of chaiig heyt receive sur apple, al
ways fed iaw, at rrgulsr hours. "The
fiKi 1 is oceii-tetially varied by adding gar
den rcfa each as eaMxige letves, cault
fliwer, &c., together with t!ie !p from
the home, : Utile so fed, & more expcn-
: . -
we atiimwi east scarcely oo Kept, eipc-
cutty in a country where coin ran lie,
ol.l for frun ffi jfc75 ceuta per buthtl, j
atid other grain in proportion. Thi l
a luxury my hugs never partale of. If j
corn ami app'ra wrre worth the same per
bushel, 1 would feed apples in pn fWencr;
the poik it werter, and fifty per cent,
whiter; it in .y .se a little in boilin g; if it
does, how e rr, I hate never noticed it.
They are the innstprolific anfrml we hare, j
producing at a birth number varying from
is to twrlv e twice in each vear, if found I
dea irable by the owner. In eleven ears
a ingle sow, areragtog at each liner six
pigs, will, in ten generations produce ix
million four hundied and t irty-four
thousand eight hundred and thtrty-i'ight
pSe. Extend the calculation to the
twelfth generation, and the result would
be fre.l a number a all Europe could
wppurt, and to theviiteenth feneration,
the whole world would be overstocked. )
When my tows are pregnant they are
kept apart from other hogs; at the birth
ef the young pigs they are removed for a
law har ft cam, as ihey are in dan
ger of being injured by her motions. She
is fed Judiciously for the first five days,
after which site is allowed a full quantum
of food three times each day, but never
over-fed." tier troughs'are denned after
each meal, and her pen daily, after which
it is littered with fine broken straw.
The pigs are daily accustomed to feed
on milk mixed with bran, and at the age
of two months weaned. .They arc al
ways kept in confinement, converting;
rubbish into manure. My second brood
of pigs are sent to the New York market,
and are sold to the packets as roarers, j
Th atnnt hivn ara wintered chief! v no
M nt beets and carrots, eccasionally boil-1
eototaioCt end frequently charcoal dust, j
which kP p,n ,n Perfcl health, their j
legs are otin nibbed with a corn cob, to!
oped the i-sub'8 " cause l'e Wood to j
circulate freely, otherwise steers may j
ensue. 1 fatted two tu year before last j
entirei',' weet and sour P,n,e 'ei
ternatel f, , For three or four m ntti. Inv j
received "no otrtr food, excepi ocasi.ina!,
ly charcoal water tfven was denied them, j
They weighed, when killed, two hun-j
dred aitd fifty pounds each; the wholes
hog was covered with a very thick layer j
of fat, perfectly white and firm; the akin;
was thin, and the pork pronounced by;
connoisseurs exceedingly flue andjsweet; i
the hams were not inferior to Westphalia.
Thia last year. 1813, on the 1st of Oc-i
ober, I confined sixteen hogs in an eit
(closqre about sixty feet square in one
fiorner of which I jdaced all my pumice,
after having extracted the cider, and per-1
milted the hogs three times each day to
partake of it one hour, in w hich time they
comnlctelT filled themselves t repletion.
Thev were allowed no other food during
October and November; the first week in
December their' were' killed, and fatter
animal I never saw. they were sold in
New Yrk for two cents per lb. above
the market prcc. I am, kc. It. I. P.
Remarks. X 9 deem the experiments
of lr. Pell of great importance, especial
ly in the oldrr Stalci. " If farmers can
cultivate fine fruit, send the finest to mar-j
ket, feed the rcfuss to stock, and thus
avoid fattening thvlr hogs in particnlar,
on grain, a very' considerable, p r ccnlage
will be added to the profit of farming.
- A LITTLE FARM.. AVELL TILLED.
HV i. 8. (LKEt'KR.
The greatest obstacle, to the improve,
ment" of Agriculture in New England,
is the propensity of the farmer, the fa
nia I might well call it, to own more
land than he can well till to advantage.
And it is thus that wo see scattered over
the country, large tracts of sterile, unpro
ductive land; which tt'ider good coliiva'
tion, would yield bountiful and valuable
cropr. Not onlyVthe dictates of sound
phiioaophy, but numerous facts, drawn
fr.im Rnnrience. are c.oiis'taiulv and loud
ly "taliing uppir tUe""finr,! frouf;ever
quarter, to omsf y a small farm andcU J
ine it ell. I ih that thi adeonitirB
would le thundered iota tli rare ef the
grk-ulmral population ofXew England,
until noiplcie trrTrdotiontfcouJdbepro
(.uivd in the faming syu. ,"'.'
This great ticth U ala be-uaoipg to be
UKtlen-tood in otl.er countries,' and is at
te.lf! wiili cot responding advantage.
I he drn.-et ptipulnion in Europe may
l found in Handera and lmhtrdy,
where tlie land is divided into smH farms,
at d. bi in thurpiighly tilled, prodarea a
bundaai fooj for the mhabibu. And
me esptnence oi a quarter of at century
... . r,rC , rot uai oy me occupation
ai In muiilrw inl.. .m..tl . r. !
:.. - . . .
, Vr , 7,w'
mew. the land is producing one-ihird
.wu, .uu Up?urUng a population
nc prmr, man wuen 11 poa-
ra,ssf ' , I
'""iinwH-iiappi.es 10 eve- .louna I.rrrll i.bli(d to atk chariiy,but
ry cotialrytlal the aecrtt of success in. ii aa hard t-. brir ber leelinas to it. Ui
Agncttltuie connate in the thorough culti-
au.ii 01 a amau piece 01 grouna. which,
weii manureu, ana wen worxeu, yiejits
op its trrasure in prodigal profusion. In
aImot every part of New EngLnd, one
raprtal error runs through the whole ays-,
iru. m idiinin. . ucai i money
is invested in lamt, and a very little money I
ia employed in its cultivation. And it w
sad to see the o ner of a large firm, pride I
hiuiserf on the number of acres which he
P'ti uo unuerwke tocuimaie uie
soil without sunicieiit means. Such a
man has been happily compared lo a
merchant, who expends all his capital in
building for bis own use alarge and roomy
store, and is afterwards seeu gazing with
cumidactney ou hw bare walls and crop-
ty shelves.
lie has chalked ont e himself a hard t
tot, awl voluntarily enters en state of rever wtiuld hrborany vagrant, neitbdr confuse them, "nor draw them out to ate
senitmle, worse thiw Egyptian bondage, will I." " f dious length. A handsome anuouncemenl
His work n never arcomplislu-d. He.
toil at all hour ami yet m never ahead of
his work, andkis work is never half done.
He ha no time to a.-complmh anything
thoroughly. His house is out of repair. !
his barn dilapidated, l.is cattle poor, his
fences in rums, his pastures overrun with
bushes, and acres oi land, which under
proper cultivation, might be made lo
yield a rich harvest, are but little removed
from barrenness, perhaps dotted with
mullcii, burdocks, thistle, or filled with '
wKich fssr&utm $mt mm
tin the life of the soil, without affording
nourishment to man or beast. .
What s harrassed unhappy beimr most
be the owner of such a farm ! He has
no Uine for recreation or mental rmpiove-
menu He is doomed to the treadmill for
life, with his spiriu depressed despon -
dency sumped upon his bggaid linea -
ments, and the worm of dUcontent gnaw-
ing at his heart; with him there ia no
pleacant associations with the past, the
pvettnt is full of anxiety, Care and hard
labor and a dark cloud rests upon the
future, lie reminds meof Hood's touch-
ing Voong t the shirr and it may be'iUl daylight.
well said or sung of him ;
Work work work f
From weary chime to chime,
Work work wort I
A inwmer wrk for , .
Plough, : an! brrw, and hoe !
Till the hoart ia sick, and the arm benum
, . Aim! mwery stanipM on the brow.
; Such a man has little reason to pride
liiinielf on hU extensive possessions; and
paradoxical as it may appear he would
in nine Cies out often, add to his riches
as well as his enjoyment, by giving away
one half of them at least. He is in the
true sense of the word, miserably poor, in
fact a slave; and when his eyes are open
ed to, his real condition, it is no wonder
that he is glad to emancipate himself, by
selling his farm for what he can get, and
escape, post haste, to Texas or Iowa.
EARLY POTATOES.
Mit. Hm-: One word on a modo oi
planting potatoes. For ery early crops
I cut off the crown of the potatoe, (where
the most eyes are) about one quarter of
the potatoe ; these I put in boxes at this
lime of year; with earth about as deep as
we commonly plant tlicin. j 1 eat me 0111-
er parts of my pototoes. 1 liese crowns
put out, roots begin to vegetate, and as
soon as I can set them out in the open
air. I do so, and have potatoes from them
for my table by the middle of June, near
fv one month earlier than common,
t anner, if weciaiuc
THE UNKNOWN.
Davlight was fat Wing from the sky,
, . 1 M.. ... M-. o...-
on a eotu na inwerini; rniua ",vi"
ber. whn a poor woman,, leading a little
boy by tlie hand, ran at the doer t a
handsome house, in the outskirts cf the
plnaianl town of Y .
. . i. . .it .. .
The girl who antwereu me oen sn -
1 ....1 ...1.1 .t, t.A rih Imiiso that
a poor woraaa wa. at the door, begging a
nut In' ndBin.
The lady cast a troubled look at the
dead leaves that were whirling in eddies
long die streets, and then at the dark
cloud dtifting together overhead, and
mghed. II-r hub nd had a nervous dis
bka to admit ing unknown persons into
his house, and had often charged his fam
ily nnVuf luff-rsnv such to pass his thies
hoU She, thetefjte, arose with a heavy
tent, and wu to lie I'oor ahert
ttranitr atood Md.nt tht Land if a b
skd-lotlirg little toy, abm sis rers
age. The woa. ejerud and t
weris seemed rtlv ioink wita faff
The lady kiwCly iaquwrd iato ler tti
uo. aia beard tf.etilbwiag acreant. i
Several years ago aba bad rtnfrtted
the West vii Iter lob4d st4 five cl
dit a, in hopes I be U nag their ecndil fi
Their fcnpet LaJ been disappointed ic
nes iiaa ta'ered uieir rabiatbe hnbi
and f,U er was cuised off by one of t
lrer .f ihe chBtale, ai d ibt eh'idr
Ant tV ir l1.il f..l.w..l it., r.-. f
-...-w ... F"" i
tie loy h rhh h. I I by the baa!. .1
- . ....
wr-jremaiaeit. VbraU waaever shs
tl li tie properly thai remaiord, and w
lfr boy brg.a. on f oo t lh ir mehreb..!
journev. b.ck ia then l ative t-l.cf .1 Car
Ann. Tht e venii g. for the fi.st tnvhj
,Lt had passed through the whole tow.
withou bat it g couragw to atop at a dooi
omil tl.e wade Let fiisl applicstioa at tb
hooe.
But
siid she, "we d am wa
food, nor eh thea. nor money, w e ouly a
lor helur f. o nig! t.
The lady felt that thia wsa a ese
which aha onrl.t rather t n.k ih Vi
pleaure ol her husband than send lhetral
gr away. Aerordmgly, l.e led ihem if
to Kie lmue, ana while the bed wis rr
raiinf.she owd Hum 10 aai. but tin!
'bo;h refuinl h od. and as scon a th.ibci
ws reJy ther ictied, and soon WI
!Mleep. I
1 When the natter r-f she bonie reisrail
tnd heird what ha-l h.pntned. be el
claimed, ang-ilv: i ,
Tl,ev (lull nui i.v here m faib
Dm my de-r," raid the l.dy, tl.ef
are now asteet you eannoi sen I tl.ei
av nowt it trrv daik. and wh.thurt"
cn ey do here!" , ,
Thry will eel up when we re asleep
md rob the house, and be off before we!,
know any thin about it. It is all a r re-
ie..ce to gt inside of the hue but they
'imsi be off.'". , Y f
! O nrav do not torn ihem nut ibis drk.
cold 'night,? sid the lady . " If yoa are a-
ff aid of their robbing the boose, I will sii
sitVna tS-Tanyta?flre..r:
l We will soon tee bow that is," said
; he, and going into the small room where
they Wept, he cslled out, in a loud voice,
Come, get up and be off you cannot
- uv here 1 cannot hae you here .'
; The womin riscd her e es with a look
: cl silent dripair, but the litds boy, with a
' nervous sjit idn, painfully different from
the motions of a happy, healthy child,
Uprang from ihe bed and cltpm( his thin
j hands together, fell on hi koses and ciied
j out in a hri I, imploring ton, "0, sir!
' don't turn us out this dark night ! we are
tired slmoit 10 death. O, do let us atiy
The ctmleiuan rrlei.tfd at the ppe.l,
tnd turning Ij bis wife said, " If you
choose to give ep your night's reit for tlie
rake of their ta) mg, 1 hae no objection.
Lul jou mtut watch ihem all the while."
The Inly willingly .consented, and
sootbine the little buy, sent him bck to
bed. She then took'a seat in the neigh
boring room, and prepared to fulfil I.er
promise, by watching them all night.
The stranger slept heavily, but not qui
etly. The poor woman groaned often,
and murmured in her sleep, of many soi
rows. Once or twice, she said with a
deep sigh, Well! Well! mv hem ii
breaking, but the Lord is good."
' . . ,."-. , j v., f
H ftfer years, that lady ws called to
endure less after loss, and tril after trial,
until her heart was almost crushed withm 1 dog's ears. Let your doctrines be as full,
her; but often, when she was ready to linkjand your principles as broad as the word
I in despair, the leering
word of that un-
i known widow came home to her heart and
brought strength and comfort, and sl e
'felt hersrlf richly tepaid for a sleepless
night, when-ahe had learned 10 ssy,
j Well ! Well 1 my been is breaking, but
, the Lotd is goud." -
fo0r uiiknown woman ityoti sresm an
inhabitant pf this world if the Physician
lus bealrd your breaking heart, know tha:
your words unconfciously spoken have
often strengthened he spirit ot a wtuow
ilibot as desoUte as yourself, and in re'
turn she now longs to tell you wlul ant
has since lesrnsd If we truly know ani:
acknowledge that the Lotd is good, out
hearti will never brrak, but grow stron
ger and stronger uuder iruls. -
From tlie New York Observer.
BRIEF DIMS TO A lOl'XG 3IMSTER.
' 1. Be well acquainted with your own
heart. In proportion to the difficulty of
: self-examinauon should he your etlorts to
j be thorough and faithful m that neglected
Uia111.1t ui utivy
2. Prayer prayer prayer the first,
second, and third element ot the christian
life, should open, prolong and conclude
An nil liar
early rnQriting, should be a draught of the
n.( 4-ttVtlt tl Tt will wptnn ihfi
Phe first act ot the soul m
taste for the day. If yon can have but
ten minutes with uou ai mai iresn, irau-
quiiand tender season, make sure of those
tniiuies. Ther are of 01 ore talue thaa'tbe
much fiae gtddj Uut if 30a urry fcirg o'abardiua bkh modem asuwoomy w
aweetly at tlo ttronr, yw wilt roaie ot! diratet ia auch great aumbert in the writ
of the closet aa the high prim of bnrl, irt of the ancwot in their aacred rodca
came from the awful miuisinr at the altar, iw their phiWophy, and even in tho
f of inee&ae, eufived all over with the tew fiaeat page of the fathera of the CkorcU-
jtenly ft agranco of tf at communion. ,jnotonetf theecrroraH lo be founa in
I 3. Urn wiiii -our I!11J at vnur iidit anv of our sacivd book's, . Nothing there
hand. Conselt often loader deeplv
hide raftly to your memory' heart its
rreeiou trui!..Thf r w ill lie voui atrenfth
and jov. , I
4. If the won! of L'lirirt ilwell 11c i!v
in you, that wealth will he rerernixed and
respected hv your people, and they wiU tucll fpotat ana wuiwi yon apyij jwii
be entkhed by it. Ut them but are the- aelvea to this examination, remember tlat
gems of acn'ptnre act irracefuily ia your j it ia book wliich speaka of every
dUcoorsea, and iher w ill love it the more. S which describee nature, which recites
i 5. Bead iho .mipturcs twice on tlie
Sabbath in pulsltc, and ca-h chapter or
ttfium ilin tiniM in mirair. bantizinv hi
widi orarer. , Studr emphasis, tone, ani-
rit. Ui the first be correct, the second
natural, the Lt congenial. These ocaU-
ties will be aa good as a commentary. 11
a passage is obsenre. explain it, but let the
"explanation be concise, clear and satisfac-
lory, it some atriktu teuton can &c tie
duccd in a very few words, give the audi
fence the benefit of it, for it come freh
from the living orarlce. My soul has been
I pained at the careless, unappreiK-nive and
alovenly manner in which the Bible is
sometimes read from the pulpit. Yet what
part of the aervice is more loipoctjtnti
0. 1st your psalms ana hymns te pre
t iomly aelected. carefully read in privaic,
and their very ir'nil incorporated with the
.music of your soul while communing with
'(Jod. -
Jr. 7. I-el all notices be rcFhcforc scr-
mon, and when yon have your own to
rive, neither fonret them, mumble them.
of notices is no mean accomplishment ot
the rulpit. Would that it were not so
rare.
j 8. It the eves be closed in ttme'of
'prayers otherwise even the children will
be troubled. Seem not to be looking about
on the audience.
' 9. There are many little thing that will
occur in large assemblies, against which
both eves and cars tniVht as well be clos
ed, especially whenfthere is no design of
disturbance. Be not always scolding. If
7m Bni foci micnrwty ll fii".whiilt. let
it he steeped in tenderness. How wonfd
Christ spesK to that yonth r Imtnlnlitr
in the pulpit is like the bearded thistle to
the beauteous flower. ' ;
10. Yisht your people so many a day.
Do k even at the expense of tearing your
self from the enchantments of the study
Three visits a day for six days amount to
18 a week, and 93G in a year. IS o man
has such a charge as 930 families. Sup
pose vou have 200 families. Twelve vi
sits a week (three out f each four suc
cessive days, in the afternoon when you
should be out of study,) would complete
all the families inJ;bout lour mouths. On
ly systemizc and you can do any thing.
Df. , not a man of splendid parts,
a plain plodder of the best kind, wrote ca
pital sermons, and taking the right time,
was incessantly in the houses and hearts
of his people. He knew all about them.
When abroad, visit all in one'neighbqr
hood. Don't let a parishioner look out
of his window, and see you calf on his
neighbor, except it be on special business,
without giving him a call too. You will
not escape notice any where. v 1 :
; 1 1.. Listen to ho idle tales, seek not for
men's opinions of yourself, but study to
show yourself approvedvxro God. Med
dle not with matters outjol your sphere.
Abjure criticisms on penonx. Some
things that pain you must be let alone, for
you can do no good bv taking hold of
them. .You might as well take how 01 a
ot Uod. . tvithhoiu not mc uuin, spare
not sin, but be not too curious to spy out
that which will soon cuougli come to
litrht. M -v
I 'Z . Uihanttr to au is a jc wet.
. ... .
A kind
word will work wonders, and it is easily
bestowed. . Always know jour people;
when you meet them, and think it not,
grievous to cross the street just to say ten J bi,cfn wittl
words to a parishioner. Chastise your, awl ; strike 0 lean aqually
memory into the art ol calling ttiecnuureiij
by name. Through their hearts ,you
walk into those of their parents. To the!
gender sex be gentle, and you will wi
. ....... kkn;. CAIlta I .fMtk tlOt Rfill f :
ju. w, . . - 1
when the over towing vivacity 01 some - ; " . 7 v. u
gay young maiden makes all sparkle' eepted. either of which
around you, but let your features relax iu-j -Ir of $o000 a y e.r. 1 he Worces
to a sympathetic h. You Vill yet ? S,y" says, it is Us. tb iy year,
gain her heart for Christ if you seixe the' nce he went into ihe city from the eoun
Fight moment to spread the beauty of sal- -ry, a common Uhorer. and was or some
". r 1 lime Poiterto ihe otore of Whitwell &
But I am becoming gamiwus ; I must
; 11 SKXP.V.
therefore say, farewell. SEX EX. :
Great Accuracy of the Bible,
An astonishing feature of the Word of j
God is, that notwithstanding the time at
which its compositions wcire written, and
the multitude of the topics to wnicn 11 ai-
; hides,' there is not one physical error
' not one assertion or allusion disproved by
the progress of -modem science. Noneot,
.uiusu i ,.r , "W
succeeding ago discovered in the works of j
twecediug; above a3. ecna of those
wilf ever contradict that which, after a
many age, die invest igalions of the Irarn-
cd would hate been a' 4a to reveal to us on
the face of our globe, or on (hat of lite tea.
ens. I'cruse witn care oar ecrimurr.
from one end to the other, to find there-
creation, which tells oa of the water, of
tie atmwpnere, 01 ue mounu, u.u
animals, and of the plants It ta a book
which trachea us the first revolutions of
the world, and which also foretells t' last.
It reeounta tliem in tlie circumstantial Ian
f historr. it extols litem in the sum
limest strains of poetry, and it chants theb
io ihe charms of glowing song. It is a
book which is lull of oriental rapture, ele
vation, variety, and holine. It is book
which speaks of the hesveidy and invisi
ble world, whilst it also spe uksof the earth.
and f lings visible. It is a book which
nearly filtv writers, of every degree 01 cul
tivation, of everv condition, and living
through the course of fifteen hundred
vears. have concurred to make. It is a
book which was written in the centre of
Asia, in the sands of Arabia, and in the
deserts of Judca t in die court of the tem
ple of the Jews, in the music schools or
the prophets ot lsctnei ami j eric no, 111 urc
sumntuous palaces of Babylon, sadioa the
idolatrous banks of Chebar; and finally,
in tlie centre of Western civilization, 111
the midst of the Jews and of their igno-
rancc, in the midst of polytheism and its
idol, as also in the bosom of pantheism
and its sad philosophy. ' It is a book
whose first writer had been torty years a
pupil of the magicians of Egypt, in whose
opinion tlie sun, the stars, and the ele
ments, were endowed with intelligence,
rc-actction the elements, and governed
tlie world by a perpetual alluvium. It is
book whose first writer pteceded, by
more than 900 years, the mast ancient of.
Greece and Asia the Thaleses, ana me
Pythagorases, the Zaleucuses, the Xeno-
pnons anu 1110 wuniuciuscs. . u ia uouk
whioh mnUm 4w irralk va In UiftJ
hierarchies of angels even to the most
distant epochs of the future, and the glo.
rious scenes of the last day. Well : search
its fifty authors search among its sixty
six books, its 1,189 chapters, and its 21,
713 verses search for only one of those
thousand errors which the ancients and
the moderns committed when they spake
of the heavens or of the earth, of their
evolutions, of their elements search, but
you will find none.
From tlit German of Cautsen.
The-, White Horse. A letter from
Txeas to the New York Spirit of the
Times, says that the " White Horse of the
Prairies," seen by the Ex-Sai Fe
Prisoners," and other travellers, has been
caught alie. .The writer sat s:
I saw tim s prisoner tied by one leg,
deprived of his freedom, and visited by
many as a natural cuiiositv. He is a fi-
bi ten grey, about 14 hands high, wtli
proportioned, and built a gond deal after
the pattern of a Uonestoga ISo. 2. tlis
head and neck are really beautiful per
fect Arabian fac-simile of the Gudolphin
ueaul.ftd ears, large nostril, great
breadth of forehead, and a throttle as large
as any 1 hare ever seen in any blood-nag.
His ben ilul white mane U two feet long,
and bis fiietop in proportion. He was
eiy much lacerated about his head and
Irgs, the effects of the lasso in catching
him.' From Lis apiearance he must be
quite old say 20 or 25."
. Fat and Lean.ka Irishman who had
a peg in his possession, was observed to
sdept the constant practice ol Wlrg it to
i repie.ion One day, and starving n ine next.
On bem asked hie reason lor doing so.
,',.,' ; -
tke o ant
one after
.
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A. Fact for the .ItemaUr.
O.lmo- , b p e W-
.:..,.,;. h..;,!.. .h.t .hirh ha has ae-
iCI II ! .. - -
Bond, and while laboring with his hand -
cart, was as distinguished for his faithful-
ness, industry and intelligence in this
huaible employment, as be has since been
in other avocations.
' Thk Yalceof Bathinq. Once on a
time a French doctor came to, Damascus j
to seek his fortune; when be saw the lux-'
urious vegetation,' he said, " This is the
place for toe plenty of fer.' . And
then, on seeing the abundance of water,
he said, " More fever no place like Ua
,..-, When h entered tha town
nimt. W heo be entered me tow n,
be aked tl a r-f!' at tLUlvi'i
iff rA b.tb. Aid Ibsl fiber ba-ld-m,r
A btb- - Ob r eitlated sit
Lbrs'craa. I wa sawtaket tiu e latjhs
will take tie bttad eat of say avo li 1
ttttimkr'1tttfbcwbtre.M ,
I " .. II 111! 111 II II ST
Paf pos'x Vuxu I wost
About lea years tare, I waa caUd a pun
10 help one oi ay oeigl bora ta a bai
ft a ate. and a' trt Ute bnda writ cdkcttdv
the ram bottle paed, as waa cas
. -ory ia those days, and after ibo cata
I . 1 I ., I
nu srssis, io w
boys aba were ct Urcud and looking on,
Tbey all look it tirrpt or e 14 le boy a
boat aeea y eira oh, who refused to uke
any. He waa urged ery bard 10 tlt a
httle, but ill so bo parpoe. -( Ilia iad
waa fixed.- Ila was hra asked 10 give
soma reason for itd inking, and the lit-
i!ld bravely rrplisd, l'paiIon ttirtut,
adlwouV
Every night, when our spirits are ex
hausted with action and our minds tired
with ihoughtfulness; when we are become
weary uot of doing only, but almost of
being; we should conclude our toils, and
wrap up our cares in the sweet tease and
grateful memory of His goodness, who
hath protected so many hours from the
manifold dangers and more sins to which,
by our weakness, and our fully, and our
bad inclinations, we are through every
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minute exposed; ana wtinai nam provi
ded us so.eaiy and so delightful a means
i.f recovering our spent acuyiiy, 01 re
paying our decayed strength.
Truth enters into the heart of man
when it is empty, and clean, aad atill :
but when the mind is shaken with pas
sion as with a storm, yu can never hear
ihe voice of the charmer, tfitng.h fee chain
never so wisely.
A Miction is a divine diet; which though
it be not pleasing to mankiud, yet Almigh
ty God doth often, very t-ften, impose it
as a gnod, though bitter physic, to ibo? e
childrajv whose souls are deatest to him.
An Irishman, a witness in causa be
fore one of thoNew-York coarta of liw, '
at tempted to pass himself off aa a native
of this ciy, and underwent, in eonii
qurnce. a very severs crosi-eximinitioa,
it tha courss ( wliieb the counsel.. ia a
lhttuLrjg toae. dnaaded, NOW, sir.
at your taw, were you not bora-io Ire
lind. to which lite witness replied, ia a
solemn tone, Although present at the
tent, I swear on my oath I have no ie
collection ol the facL."
HutALDRY. There is some, talk tf
sstabluhmg a College of Heraldry in this
county. Some objert to it that it ia not
in accordance with our republican insti
tutions. The objection ia not well taken.
Whatever enlightens, improves, or en
larges the mind, is the very thing for which
Republics are fitted , There is a great
deal of curious knowledge scquiied ia the
study of heraldry., .There is a signifU
canca in the emblems used, which are of
ten as true as ingenious. The notion that
a " coat of arms" is always conclusive ef
high biila. or renowned ancestry is erro
neous. Tbey often prove the reverse.
It is a very innocent desire to know who
wtfre your ancestors, and, having found
them out, there is no hum. in bis adopt
ing, if lie choose, an at raorial, bearing
some emblem of ihe occupation, which,
industtiously followed, led them to riches
tnd honor, with n appropriate device.
The Boston, Journal tells a atory ia
point of an "old Commodore, residing
10 one of the Middle Stales, who ouce
sported a plain carriage for the arcomaio
datioh of himself and family. His wife,
who liked display, and bad a leaning to
wards aristocracy; urged him to have a
handsome " coa of arms" painted on tha
panel of tha carriage.
" Certainly, my dear, (replied he.) if
you wish it. What shall we have I I
can think of nothing better or more ap
propriate thn a Tar-Ducket for rny aido
of the rarriage. aa my father was a aaitor,
and a Loaf of Uread far your side, as your
father was a baker!" ' t .
There is much good sence in the Com
modore's suggestion, and we hope that
this example wilt be followed by others. .
. ''" Halt, fatriot. '
The Washington correspondent of tha
New York Telegraph writes
The Administration considers the state,
of things in Mexico ai extremely ciitieil
more 10 by far than at atiy other time
since the annexation of Texas. An Agent
has been sent down, with instructions to
Mr. Slidell. to demand a recenlion forth.
' -;,t, ,nj ,r refUfed to return. Thia will
brj8 lne whole matter lo a cloae of some
1 8ort an(i, looking to extremities, our,
Squadron in the Gulf has been ordered off ,
Yera Crus, I most permit myself to hope, ,
notwithstanding, all these embarrassiog
appearances, that some understanding will -be
effected by which a rupture with Mex
ico maybe avoided. I cannot disabuse
my mind of the conviction, that a war
with Mexico would before many months .
inevitably extend itself to o her and more
formidable Powers. To avert ena is to :
save th other. . . ,

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