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Whe lves the plain and simple
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blessed tbing, in anybody,
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THE SECRET*
"Oh, no, Hannah," replied the young
wife, "I know ]ou speak froin love to me.''
"Well, then," continued the daine, "open
your heart to ine. Age ia a good adviser."
Catherine was silent.
"Is your husband harsh to you?' asked
Hannah.
"No," cried the wife man could net ke
kinder to woman than lie is tome."
"l'erhaps he indulges in drink in—
"Hannah, you mistake altogether," was
Catherine's reply. "My husband is as free
from all such fuults as ever uinn was."
'•My dear child," said the old woman, al
most smiling as the idea entered her head
you are not suspicious—not jealous—"
"I have never a moment's cause, Han
nah," answered Catherine. "No, my griefs
are not of that nature, lie is one of the
best and dearest of husbands."
Old Hannah was puzzled at these replies,
as she was distressed by the open avowul
of Catharine's having some cause of sor
row but, seeing that her young friend could
not make up bur ininti to a disclosure at the
time, the aged dame gave up her inquiries,
and told Catherine to think seriously of the
propriety of confiding all to her.
llannuh conceived that, on mature con
sideration, Catherine would come to the re-
One day a good many years ago, a young
woman knocked at the door of a little cot
tage, in the suburbs of a little town of
Newcastle upon Tync. The knock was im
mediately responded to by the opening of
the door from within. An aged woman,
neatlv dressed, and who had evidently risen i solution of seeking counsel at the cottage,
from'her wheel, was the sole inmate "of the And she was not wrong. In a few days nf
little cot. jter their late conversation, the young wife
"hless vour heart girl," said the dame,' came to visit Ilannah again, anb after a lit
as she entered with her visitor, and sat down tie embarrassed talk, entered upon the sub
to the wheel again, "there must surely be i ject which was uppermost in the minds of
something particular about you to-day, for ooth.
you did not used to knock."" "Hannah," said Catherine, "1 fear you
"I was afraid some one might be with you, can serve me nothing—lfear no living being
mother," said the girl, who had taken a can serve me—O, Hannah, good as my hus
seat opposite the spinner
"And though a neighbor had been here,"
replied the dame, "this surely would'nt have
frightened you away. 15ut the truth is, you
have something to
say to me Catherine,'con
tinued the speaker, kindly: "out with it, my
dear, and depend upon the best council that
old Hannah can
band appears to be—good as he is—there
is some dreadful weight pressing upon his
mind, which destroys his peace and mine I
too. Alas! the gloomy tits which you as
well as I have noticed in him, are not, 11
fear, without a cause. Catherine wept in
silence for a moment, and then continued:
"All that 1 know of this cause arises
The young woman blushed deeply, and from his expressions—his dreadful expres-!
did not spi'ifk. sions—while he is asleep at my side, linn
"Has William Hutton asked you to be-1 nah! bespeaks in broken language of mur
eoine his wife, Catherine?' said "the dame, I der—of having committed murder! Han
who earnestly and rightly anticipated the nah! perhaps a woman deceived und killed
matter that was in the thoughts of her by hint
youthful visitor.
"lie has, mother," was the reply.
Well, mv dear," said she after a short
pause, "is not this what you hive long tx
pected, aye, and wished? He has your
As Catherine said this,
she shuddered and
buried her face in that of the babe, which
she carried in her arms.
Hannah was shocked to hear of this, but
her good sense led her to suggest for the
heart: anil so 1 suppose it needs no witch to comfort of the poor wife that it was per
tell what will be the end or,'t." fectly possible for her husband to consider
This might be all very true, but thpro was I himself a murderer iu his sleep, und speak
something'on Catherine's mind which strug- of it without the slight reality in the whole
ed to be cut, and out it came. affair.
"Dear Hannah," said she, seating herself "Ah, Hannah," said Catherine, sadly,
close by the dame, and taking hold "f her "these dreadful sayings are not the result
hand, "YOU have been a kind friend—a pa- of one nightmare slumber. They occur of
rent—tome since mv poor mother died, ten—too ul'teu. Besides, when 1
first heard
and I have no one to look to for advice but him mutter in his sleep those horrible things,
yourself. I have not given William an an- 1 mentioned the matter to him in the morn
swer, and I would not, until 1 had spoken ing ut our breakfast and laughed at it but
to voir, mora especially as something—as he grew agitated, and tellimg me to pay no i
you once said—" I attention to such things, as he sometimes
What did I sav, Catherine?" interrupt-! talked nonsense, he knew, in his sleep, he
ed the old woman: "Nothing against the rose and went away, leaving his meal un- I
man you love, surely. lie is from all I've finished—indeed, scarcely touched. I am
seen and heard, kind-hearted, industrious, sure he does not know how often he speaks
uid everv way well-behaved." in his sleep, for 1 have never mentioned the
"Yes, Hannah," replied the woman "but subject again—tho' my rest is destroyed by
vou once said, after I had brought him
i
it. And then his tits of sadness at ordina-
once or twice to see you, that you did not ry moments! Hannah, Hannah! there is
like those—those sort of low tits that some- some mystery—some terrible mvsterv under
times fall upon him even while in your com- it! Yet," continued the young wife, "he
pany. 1 have often noticed them since, is so good—so kind—so dutiful to Cod
ilannah," continued Catherine witli a sigh. and to man! He has too much tenderness
"Plague on my thoughtless tongu", for and feeling to harm a fly! Hannah, what
saving sueh a thing to vex you, ni\" dear am I to think or do, for 1 am Wretched at
child! He was a soldier,you know,"a good present?"
many years ago—before* he was twenty—i It was long ere the old dame replied to
and "fought for his country. l'erhap-T lie
1
this question. She mused greatly on what
may have seen sights then'that made him had been told her, and in the end said to
rieve to think upon, without blaming him- Catherine—
self. But whatever it may be, I meant not, "My poor child, I cannot believe that
Catherine, that you should taking such pas- William is guilty of what these circurn
sing word to heart. If he has some little stances lay seemingly at his door. But if
cares, you will easily soothu him and make the worst be true, it is better for you to
him happv." know it, than to be in this killing suspense
As the worthy dame spoke, her visitor's I forever, (jo und gain his confidence, Cath-'
brow gradually cleared, and after some fur- eriue tell hiin all that has come to your
ther conversation, Catherine left the cot- I ear, and say that you did so by my advice."
tage lightened at heart with the thought llannuh ^continued to use persuasions of
that her old friend approved of her follow- the same kind for some time longer, and at
ing the course to which her inclinations led length sent Catherine home, firmly resolved
her. i to follow the counsels given her.
Catherine Smith was indeed well entitled On the following day, Catherine once
to pav respect to the counsels of Hannah.
more presented herself at the abode of Han-
1
The latter had never married, and had spent nah, and as soon as she entered, exclaimed:
the greater part of her life iu the service of "Dear mother, 1 have told him all! He
a wealthy family at Morpeth. When she will bo here soon, to explain eTerything to
was there, the widowed mother of Cathe- us both."
rine had died at Newcastle and on learning The old woman did not exactly compre
of the circumstances, Hannah, though a hend this, "ilas he not," said sue, "given
friend merely and no relation, had sent for
1
any explanation to you?" I
the orphan girl, then ten years of age, and "No, Hannah," said Catherine "but oh,
had taken care of her until she grew fit to he is not guilty. When 1 had spoken as
maintain herself by service. On finding
1
you desired me, he was silent a long time,
herself unable to continue a working life and he then took me in his arms, Hannah, i
longer, Ilannah retired to Newcastle, her and kissed me, saying: 'My darling Cathe
native place, where she lived in humble coin- rine, I ought to have confided iu you long
fort on the earnings of her long career of before. 1 have been unfortunate not guil
servitude. Catherine came back with her ty. jo to kind Hannah's and I will soon
to Newcastle, and immediately entered into i follow you, and set your mind at ease, as
service there. Hannah and Catherine had far as it can be done. Had I known how
been two years
in these respective situations, i much you have been suffering, 1
would have
when the dialogue which Las just been re- done this long before.' These were his
corded took place. words, Hannah. Oh, he may be unfortu-
On the succeeding expiration of her term nate, but not guilty."
of service, Catherine was married to the I Hannah and Catherine said little to each
young man whose name had been stated as other until AVilliam came to the cottage.—
being William Hutton. lie was a joiner bv He sat down gravely by the side of his wife,
trade, and bore us Hannah had said, an and after kindly inquiring for the old wo
excellent character. The first visit paid by man, at once commenced to tell his story,
the new mai ried pair, was to the cottage of "The reasous of my unhappy exclama
the old woman, who gazed on them with a tions in my sleep, which have weighed so
truly maternal pride, thinking she had nev- much upon my mind, dear Catherine, may
er seen so handsome a couple. The few be very soon told. They arose from a cir
years spent by Hutton in the army, had cumstance which lias much embittered my
given to his naturally good figure an erect own peace, but which I hope, is to be re
manliness, which looked su well iu one of garded as a sad calamity, rather than a
his sex, as the bright graceful figure, and crime. When I entered the army, which I
fair ingenious countenance of Catharine, did at the age of nineteen, the recruiting
was calculatad to adorn one of woman kind, party to which I attached myself, was scut
Something of this kind, at least was in the to Scotland, where we remained but a few
thoughts ef Hannah, when Catherine and days, being ordered again to England, in
her husband visited (he dame's dwelling. order to be transported again to the conti-
Many a future visit was paid by the same nent. One unhappy morning, as we were
parties to Hannah, and on each "successive passing out the town whero we had rested
occasion, the old woman looked narrowly,' on our march southward, my companions
though as uuohtrusibly as possible, into the and I chanced to sec a girl, apparently about
state of the wife's feelings, with a mother- fifteen years of age, washing clothes in a
anxiety to know if she'was happy. For tub. Being the most light-hearted among
though ilannah, seeing Catherine's
affections i the light-hearted, 1 took up a large stone
deeply engaged, made light of her own early with the intention of splashing the water
remark upon the
straugeand st imp
leasing against the girl. She stooped hastily, und
gloom occasionally, if not frequently ob- shocking to tell, when 1 threw the stone, it
sen able, in the look and manner of William struck her on the head, and she fell to the
Hutton, the old woman was never able to ground, with, I fear, her skull fractured.—
rid her own mind altogether of misgivings Stupilied at what I had done, I stood ga«
on the subject. For many months after ing on the stream of blood rushing from
Catherine's marriage, however, Hannah my poor victim's head, when my compan
could discover nothing but open nnallovcd ions observing that no ona had seen us,
happiness in the air and conversation of "the hurried me off. We were not pursued, and
youthful wife. But at length Hannah's we were in a few weeks on the continent—
anxious eye did perceive something like a
1
but the image of that bleeding girl follow-
change. Catherine seemed to fall, when ed me everywhere and since 1 camo home, I
visiting the cottage, into fits of abstraction, I 1 have never dared to enquire the result, I
not like those which had been observed in her lest suspicion should be excited, and 1 should
husband. The aged dame had felt greatly be bung for murder. Fori fear from the
distressed at thought of her dear Catherine i deadful nature of the blow, that tho death
being unhappy, but for a long time she had of that poor creature lies at mv door."
held her peace upon the subject, trusting While Hutton was relating his story, he
that the cloud might be a temporary one, had turned his eyes to tho window, but
and would disappear. I what was his astouishment, as he was con-
It was not so, unfortunately. Though in eluding, to hear old Ilannah cry aloud—
their manner to each other when together, "Thank (jod!" while bis wife broke into a
nothing but tho most cordial affection was hysterical passion of tears and smiles, and
observable Catherine, when she came alone threw herself into his arms.
to see Ilannah, always seemed a prey to "My dear husband!" cried she, as soon
some uneasiness which all her efforts could as her voiee found utterance, ''that town
not conceal from her old friend. Even was Morpeth!"
when she became for the first time a mother "It was," said la. '.
and with all the beautiful pride of a young "Dear William," tke irifa OTWO,—
mother's love presented her babe to Han- "I am that girl!"
nah. the latter could see si"Tis of a sccret "You, Catherine!" cried the amazed and
grief imprinted on Catherine's brow. enraptured husband, as he pressed her to his
Hoping by her counsel to bring relief, heart.
Hannah took an opportunity to tell the "Yes," said old Hannah, from whose
young wife what she had observed, and eyes tears were fast dropping, "the girl
earnestly besought her confidence. whom yon unfortunately struck, was she
At first Catherine stammered forth a hur- who is now the wife of your bosom but
ried assurance that she was perfectly happy, i your fears had magnified the blow. Cathe
and in a few seconds belied her words by rine was found by myself soon after the ac
bursting into tears, and owning that she cident and though she lost a little blood,
i and was stunned for a time, she soon got
was very unhappy
"But 1 cannot, Hannah," she exclaimed,
cannot tell the cause—even to you."
"Don't say so, my poor Catherine," re
plied IlannoH it is not cariosity that prompts
me to interfere." i
"1
iu
,h«
roused again. Praised be heaven for
bringing about this blessed explanation!"
"Amen!" cried Catherine and her hus-
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falls to tho lot of mortals, were the lot of
Catherine and her husband from this time
forward, their great source of disquietude
being thus taken away. The wile even
loveu the husband more, from tho discovery
that the circumstances which had caused
her distress were but a proof of his extreme
tenderness of heart and conscicnce and
William attached the more strongly to Cath
erine, after finding her to bo the person
whom he unwittingly injured. A new tie,
as it were, had been formed between them.
—Chambers' Journal•
THE MUSICIANS MARRIAGE.
After having passed the summer in visit
ing the principal towns in Germany, the
celebrated pianist, Listz, arrived at lVague
in October 1846.
The day after he camo, his apartment was
entered by a stranger—an old man, whose
appearance indicated misery and suffering.
The great musician received him with a cor
diality which he would not, perhaps, have
shown to a nobleman. Encouragcd by his
kindness, his visitor said: "I come to you,
sir, as a brother. Excuse me if 1 take this
title, notwithstanding the distance that di
vides us but formerly I could boast some
skill in playing on the piano, and by giving
instructions 1 gained a comfortable liveli
hood. Now I am old, feeble, burdened with
a large family and destitute of pupils. 1
live at Nuremburg, but I came to Prague to
seek to recover the remnant of a small prop
erty which belonged to my ancestors. Al
though nominally successful, the expense of
a long litigation has more than swallowed
up the trifling sum 1 recovered. To-morrow
1 set off for home penniless."
"And you have come to me? You have
done well, and I thank you for the proof of
your esteem. To assist a brother professor
is to me more than a duty—it is a pleasure.
Artists should have their "purse in common
and if fortune neglects some in order to
treat others better than they deserve, it only
makes it more necessary to preserve the equi
librium by fraternal kindness. That's my
system so don't speak "of gratitude, for I
feel that 1 only discharge a debt."
As he uttered these generous words, Listz
opened a drawer in his writing case, and
started when he saw his usual depository
for his money contained but three ducats.
He summoned his servant.
"Where is tho money he asked.
"There, sir," replied the man pointing to
the open drawer.
'There! Why there's scarcely anything!'
'I know it. If you please to remember,!
I told you yesterday that the cash was near
ly exhausted.'
"You see, mv dear brother," said Listz
smiling, "that for the moment I am no rich
er than you but that does not trouble me,
I have credit and 1 can make money start
from the keys of my piano. However, as
you are in haste to leave Prague and return
home, you shall not be delayed by inv pres
ent want of funds."
So saying, lie opened another drawer and
taking out u splendid medallion gave it to
the old man. "There," said be, "that will i
do. It was a present made me by the Em
peror of Austria—his own portrait set in
diamonds. The painting is nothing remark
able, but the stones are fine. Take them
and dispose of them, and whatever they
bring shall be yours."
The old musician tried in vain to decline I
so rich a gift. Listz would not hear of a
refusal, and the poor man at length with
drew, invoking the choicest blessings of i
Heaven on bis generous benefactor. lie
then repaired to the shop of the principal
jeweler in the city, in order to sell the dia
monds. Seeing a miserably dressed man
anxious to dispose of magnificent jewels,:
whose value he appeared unacquainted with,
the master of the shop very naturally sus
pected his honesty and while appearing to
examine the diamonds with close attention,
he whispered a few words ill the ear of one
of his assistants. The latter went out and
speedily returned accompanied by several
soldiers of police, who arrested the unhappy
artist, in spite of his protcstatious of inno
cence. i
'You must first come to prison,' they said,
'afterwards you can give an explanation to
the magistrate.'
1
Tho prisoner wrote a few lines to his ben
efactor, imploring his assistance. Listz
hastened to the jeweler.
'Sir,' said he, 'you have caused the arrest
of an innoceut man. Come with me imme
diately, and let us have him released. He
is theluwful owner of the jewels in question,
for 1 gave the i» to him.'
'But, sir,' asked the merchant, 'who are,
you?'
'My namo is Listz.'
'1 don't know of any of that
name.'
•That may be, yet I am tolerably well
known.'
'Are you aware, sir, that these diamonds
are worth six thousand florins?'
*So much tho better for him on whom I
have bestowed them.'
'But in order to make such a present, you
must be very wealthy.'
'My actual fortune consists of three du
cats.'
'Then you arc a magician?'
'By no means find yet by moving my fin
gers, 1 can obtain as much money ns 1
wish.'
'You must be a magician.'
'If you choose, I'll disclose to you the
magic 1 employ.'
Listz had seen a piano in the parlor be
hind the shop. He opened it and ran his
lingers over tue keys then seized by sudden
inspiration, he improvisoed one of those
soul-stirring symphonies peculiar to himself.
As he sounded the lirst chords a beautiful
girl entered the room. While the melody
continued she remained speechless and im
movable then as the last note died away,
she cried with irrcsistablc enthusiasm, 'Bra
vo Listz! 'ti* wondrous!'
'Dost thou know him then, my daughter
asked tho jeweler.
'This is the first time I have had tho pleas
ure of seeing or hearing him,' replied she
'but I know that no one living save Listz
could draw such souuds from the piano.'
Expressed with grace and modesty, by a
young pcrsou of remarkable beauty, this
admiration could not fail to be more than
tlatteriug to the artist. However, after
making his best acknowledgements, Listz
withdrew, in order to deliver the prisoner,
und was accompanied by the jeweler.
Grieved at his mistake, the worthy mer
chant sought to repair it by imiting the two
musicians to supper. The honors of the ta
ble were done by his amiable daughter, who
appeared no less touched at the generosity
of Listz thau astonished at his talent.
That night the musicians of the city ser*
enaded their illustrious brother. The next
day the nobles and most distinguished inhab
itants of Prague presented themselves at his
door. They entreated him to give some
concerts, leaving it to himself to fix any sum
he pleased as a remuneration. Then the
jeweler perceived that talent, even in a pe
cuniary light, might be more valuable than
the most precious diamonds. Listz contin
ued to go to his house, and, to the merchant's
great joy, he perceived that his daughter
was the cause of these visits. 11c began to
love the company of the musician, and the
fair girl, his only child, certainly did Dot
hate it.
One morning, the jeweler coming to tho
point with German frankness, said to Listz:
'How do you like my daughter?'
'She is nn angel.'
'What do you think of marriage?'
•I thing so" well of it that 1 have tfaegfoat
cst possible inclination to try it*®
'What would you say to a fortBDS of threo
million francs?'
•I would willingly accept it.'
'Well, we understand each otbtx. My
daughter pleases you, you please my daugh
ter. Her fortune is ready be my son-in
law.'
'With all my heart.,
The marriage was celebrated the follow
ing week.
And this, according to tho chronicles of
Prague, is a true account of the marriago of
tkc great and good jiianist, Lists.
gy'Tis false, as the girl said whea b/U
beau told her she bad beautiful hair.
IVOM'S COMING DOWtft
Tbe abouti« ruin*, Clear the track,,
Jtor lo! tbe Cuban merchant* frowi^,
Tfcey feel a weakaes* in tbe back
augur'# ujuuag Oown.Vv-.
inute bank* arcduiiy going up, -l
And panic spreads troiu town to ttigpl»
Contort ha* o: delicious cup» v
Sugar's coming down
Thottfh Autumn winds are getting hM*,
And hats aspire to reach tbe crowikV"
Tboagh clouds aceni rUiux in the
Sugar'* couiing
Seen Poverty may "drcsa" her tea, mi tut
And be aa jolly a« a c)»VD
Her very hopes mut "sweetened be
Sugar's couiing down.
The dames may make tbrtr rich preserve,
By da«blngweil with "white" and "I
For price* from their highueas kwerpty
Sugar's* coining down.
Then awell the chorus, Clear the trat^
And ring the belU in every town
Ttef Guban ineiThanu bend the backp
'-"-4.! Sugar's, coming down, -t *21
A HORSIC STORY.
Vftton 4 u Ktk
pl I
Um.0'
_T ,.-e_
and n-ave a whistle is he
like the same term in connection with the h,s composition, nnd needs water to hold
to refer, in case of anv stick in transaction,
and he being a disinterested man, would
decide on the matter of difference, always
however by what was deemed a strange fa
tality, deciding in favor of Staffle. Some,
however, went so far as to intimate that
Staffle had talked the matter oyer previously,
nnd had certain sigu*by which they under
stood each other.
"It would not pleas« meat all,' was tho:
,, it in solution. The solids of the body are
Cr' 0name
was Wax, that occupied a small shop near that which makes and keeps the
the hotel, to whom Staffle was accustomed Water is everywhere—111 eve:
V
ance and condition of u world.
would decide that Staffle receive a smart We are kept as liviug machines by a con
consideration as the difference in value, and gtant supply of caloric, or the principle of
this would settle it nine times in ten. heat, to evurv part of tho body, by the circu-
One day there came along a stranger with lution of tin" blood. Wheu this supply of
a pretty horse, and was at once the object calorie is ot nroperlv furnished, oris large
of Staffle's interest, lie examined the horse |y and especially suddenly abstracted, de
in all its points, and determined to have tilitv follows, as an inevitable consequnce.
him. The determination worked itself upto Now'some duid which will furnish r,ao.i»
for us
harness was properly adjusted, if he didn't How mustard, pepper, capsicum, nnd spi
wnnt to Mwap horses. ces restore thu power to weakened stomach!
the red colt was accordingly trotted out. vomit than cat or drink. i nnosopnv
Its name was a misnomer, it was one of teaches why. Hot water merely dkurbs EirL,|f
Ire and was now siilin.r under false enl PeP.PCr' «JP«'«-um tea,
aj.,ana was now sailing unUir tafse col- containing sugar stimulates th coats of i
ors. lhe stranger looked at the "colt,' the stomach rnmbhiPH the rnlnric witl
1
)a
I i A
Tnu
w the dUeren -T uie caloric with
s e n
between the age and the title. them to their natural and hcalthv condition
a
reply, '1 shouldn't want to Uke less than
e'B'.i.,.-v.t'(?"a!'8.-'_
1'U
somebody.'
'Done,"' replied the stranger, 'anything \viR.n
want you to decide on tbe amount of
boot 1 am to pay him.
excellent horse the
sfioiihl'he''1'"15
lh°
face ag much as to say,
transfer was made in silence, and the stran- from 1)SS
turned to Wax, who had stood there smiling-1
cs,' replied ax, 'but you didn't sus-
it in her too. So after dinner, whilc sitting
beside the widow, 1 fancied we both felt
I
couldn't help it,
had placed it there, in my blandest tone, I
il.. *1*1. 1. _. L... A A.,
wusn't
ld
S
juiced (wh!r i^
w
fn/1!
From the Scape!.'
lUllT WILL YOU BRISK*
may be, is to be an alchoholic ouc. Larger j,Hve
Scotch ale, mint julep, brandy smash, pUOpie
beer,
whiskey toddy, gin slmg Jladei ia, claret,
i k e y o y i n s i n a e n a a e
Let us state at the beginning of our arti-
cle, what we mean by drink, and drinking.
By drink, wc mean' some fluid which tlio ieaTeg
body of man requires to preserve itsjluidity.
If wc analyze the body of man, we find it is
Composed of four fifths teater. If we anal-
ow naturft
A Wf^r of a hotel not fifty mffcs from ho conclusion, that water is the natural and
for a trade in such cattle. Ho was sharp at jng the lluid appropriate for preserving the
a bargain, and was never known to make a fluidity of the tody. Wo are but too pain- _i"." I„ ,„!'Lt
move that didn't count on his side, until the fully aware of the perversion of this word, i,. ji. ,.
...... .... i„ mean
lno ac[ 0I
following happened, that proved nn excep- o mean the act of drinking some alcoholic
tiun to tUerufr. always had some par- fluid. There is so'ne very peculiar adaption fore
hen escaped from their cells, will ferment.
... The world is one grand laboratory of chcm-
'Well,'said Staffle, 'I can't do that, but istry. Tho elements are constantly com
tell you what 1 will do—I'll leave it to bining or septTuting und forming new com
pounds.
the
ju
ce 0f the
for a trade. Who will you leave it to?—! n-lis which conta:n it and the atmosnherc
Somebody I hone that knows what a horso1 k 7 .1 1 nospnere
SomLbody, I hope, tnat knows what a horse
1
,,
s
'Never a better sir said Staffle delist-1
an
,| fli,.g
"ual
grape is within tho
hut out, there is no change takes place.
1
!,7 'VUrU
edly, 'and hero's just the man, of all others, „uss „ff j„to the air, nnd the result will be, f.'
that I would like to see, coming into the
i
yard. Good morning .Mr. Wax.
Wax nodded good morning back again
and said so, and then stood with his hands'
under his apron, looking at the horses.
'.Mr. Wax,' continued Staffle, 'this gen
tleiuan and myself arc trading horses, nnd gas
0
4I
rt vou find a better
One lie ibcn nro-
ceedcd gravely to examine the two, and,
be
elb!r1riht'k
g'.
J?" inde mhin,W i
^lb
,he
al,bum
•wowlut 'h, differ en e^
1
kc!Tf
"P
lu,
'Mr. Wax, are you a good judge of
f"n,!c,llH[,lor''veast.U1!lkes
.v*o, wnai tue aineitnce substance couimonlv called
L^^f
hoiN,.^'.iske the Stranger mation JI a/cofto/. 1 Ms is one ol uie most,
anJ 4 the
,^2° T^
o^.n ^.Jost!
should like to pouuded vegetable substance but
5 II.. .1 I
1
1
IM,UI,U^
8€ven,J"fivedollar8.wo»»W
I
auuaiiiuwj out
\ou nnu a rtitcr out. lit \\n n pto- sooner do the juiev fruits die, or decompose, i,
than
0 s
ger drove away. After he had gone, btalfle substance, nothing Id so gratefully reviving i
an
pect the other horse was mine, did von? I v„.
pect the other horse was mine, did yori?
bought him yesterday, on speculation.'
A Soft Place.
„bstnnce, or from change of I
as a|00hol
lvnnd R'lwfi 1 1 1 1 i 1 xhe cool feootcuuitiii stulkcu delibopatel^
ivunii
1
ly and saidi
'That Was a devil of a trick you played circumstances These substances may lie
on me. hat was you thinking of/ Pidn't 1 conveniently classed under their appropriate
you understand that the 'colt' was mine designation's of value,'lrtlt their generic title
uS1, y stimulant.
,anyoneto
mv
Fw »ar» ........ un. use o.
commit tu* irro.sd an error as take black or
"1 was down to see the widow, yester
day," said Tim's uncle, "and she gave nie a
back-bone for dinner. I went down rather
early in the morning we talked and laughed,
and chatted, and run on, she going out nnd
in occasionally to see to things till dinner
was ready, when she helped me graciously
to back-bone. Now I took it as a symptom
of personal approbation, because every body
knows that I love back-bones, and
I flattered myself that she had cooked
^hem on purpose for me. So 1 grew par- hin't:()Tor''ord,mtrv drinks, as
ticultirlv cheerful, and 1 thought could see
red pepper, or uitard, for food, on the plea
that ,t.s used tnth food, andmust therefore,
usc ctht laudauum
penu
jnt#
sort of comfortable—I know I did. ^'lt, Two drinks hitto become hnbitual all tho
that 1 was head and ears nnd heart in love
The proper mode of obtaiuing these qual
itfes from tea and coffee, is to put them into
uold water, and hentthetn «p to the boiling
We presume few persons can pas*a Injr und keop theia at that point for a
in the city of New York without hearing this or so, in cloie vessj*. so as to pre*
creation ahkctb The answer intvy oo va-
V(mt
rious, but the meanin'j of the answer 'm:^ flavor is" diffused tlirongh the liquid, pour it (the desk in hi* counting room, one h»lil
riably implies that I he drink, whatever it
0|Jt
ever
0ilI1
o a
i
o n
e s i e s
rat
i
on
hock, champagne, and so on, are regarded &oth tea and coffee, a tonic bitter, which is
as drink. As we do not belong to the liquor valuublc for its
astringent effects upon the
party, we do not learn our philosophy in the Mom#cll This quality it probably more
bar-room. generally regarded than the others, because
ar
e'e»erywbere abundant, «n4 are
substituted for tea. Acorns, peas,
easil
beung aB( cli aurv arc
co
yze the world in which we live, we find it
grt(,_
composed of water the snmc proportion. I ttllic-ently dea'lcr in real tea and coffee,
l—nay, more—how inevitable coujj not k
Boston is or was, a famous man for trading appropriate drink for man. dialers, nor ordinary seekers for low-price,
horses—owned many, and was always ready Jivy drinking, we mean the net of swallow
ort
i i
0
I ^posited from the Htuds, und water alone is
needs it, wants it, und fauds it, in the nutu-
_t 1. 1 away thy acids of
et along any our fluids, and by natural necessity we want
cave U out the acidity of our fluids restored to their |lot „0
am swi
and candi
guess
accordingly come out, leather apron and all,! „ess in an apple or peach, as in the contri
and, after looking at the matter candidly, I
jlc
,modi
ll0st
(]yibasing
Klerks asked him what he wanted.—
4
"Want ye aught i' my line sir?'*
"No!" was the prompt reply of the per
son interrogated, who accompanied his
monosylabic negative with a look of eon
tempt for the mean appcaranco of tlic itinc-
r.lnt" n,
1
11 1?
«\y u
n
ve no
sir
A
sweeten and drink it. Few persons I supporting nn aching hend and the otfcor
tasted tea or coffee. Indued, few grouping a pared of uupaid bills. Uu xc-
obtain real tea and coffee for flections were any thing but pleasant, as Iter
Besides the flavor, there is in
more rea(jjiv
appreciable. Moreover, it is
more Casilv*counterfeitod.
Bitter herbs and
readilysubstituted for
0n 'e stca(jnv,
unfailingly honest nnd in-
u
have a large business. Such
a 0 not catcr t0 t!ic
appropriate drink for man. dealers, nor ordinary seekers for low-priced
drinking, we mean the net of swallow .1 Thev must
|,
0jrlw 8U
os They must
flnii
nt
it^ai thThp:--^No""onoT^d.7^1 beahh«t whicL rnn p^rm.^lelj F^l'^-Vater^inkors
Staffle, that did not confess himself satisfied,. from the sense of thirst, and thirst can arise ars
though satisfaction being a latitudinal word, i only from the want of water in tho body.— *ref Hrinkera
did not always mean that the satisfaction When a man eats food, he is in need of water, The habit of
was the ultimate of happiness in the trade— because he has added wore solid matter to
b-
for the present exist,
ipplicd. There will always
it. Leave it to them,
ice water ts become one
i,„
unnmng some aiconoiic
(.,.nni1P{
un rv
,i.„ :uiw..*l ilrinlrn nnd must th»re.
n
!i .n" ,-'1 ...
bo
,reated with some consideration.—
jrom
n(
ft
.rcp
wc
teacup
u jn their stomachs, like other
drinking frequently is one
and pernicious of all
our vult
,.lr
and
antj
bat for per
er_\« here 111 e\ery possible js
form and condition. Everv animated being i
iodic
The c01)t liua
i
ui uie uerjHSlii'T ittiu imruitriou^ ui un vu.nin unecu iwrmv, uiiu juur »p-
uge
solids fluid.
Ila
turallv constantly use up any fluid. There
n naiurai
US( 0
rnl and healthy state. If, from unnatural hroathing, and pulsating, is required for the
and discordunt conditions, they do not find continuance of life. Eating and drinking
it, they die. .... are requisite now and then, in order to fur-
But there are other sensations beside mere
n
j8jj
bojv an(|
SCOTTISH I LR-EVKBAMr.
Yankee peddlers have a good name for
ingenuity und perseverance in selling their
wares, but they are fully matched by Scot
tish dealers, who seem to inherit the hopc
fu'iess and indomitable pluck of their great
n
Kobert Bruce, who reached the throne
only after a long scries of failures und dis
following is a good il
often won by this dog
A person in tbe west of Scotland, who
had engaged in the manufacture of a cer
tam description of goods, tnen re
1 aek
those animals that, having been called ft I the coats of the stomach, and thus weakens travelled on foot U,V u, tronoiis Upon
colt when legitimately entitled to the ap- them. irauiLa on xuoi to uiaropuiis. tpon
pellation, had forfeited it bv the offence of Ginger, clove, tjepner or cJlns:eum tea i'*
,,d
un a
erroneous habits. The throat' prentices three dollars apiece. ThatwMlr*
gUnet were not constructed for frequent quire seventy dollars. The paptrr-makers,
limit tu swallowing and drinking
lUere js
,0
gwa
ilowing
all
„unntitv imods emYlnned
fL
,|,1 i^ rLv^l tnV i
iin.1
U
Tho stomach call not Cotton, Kagg 4 Co., twenty -live Pulp k
eating.
the apparatus for
a su
pp]v
0
hunger for food, and thirst for water. e circulntiii-'
waste some of our elements faster than oth- whoever cultivates the habit of frequcnt-
VI, ti,» .u ,1 IJ -'•*», ami need them renewed. In the heat jy Jrinkiupr debnsea his- mini], itnlrutus His
A\ hen the stick cume, then ottifnc would of MI turner we perspire ....i.L /.F .* ... ...
say—"Well, well, we can't get along any our 1!
farther. Now, I'm willing to leave it out the iu,^.v ........
to a third nartv. and as Mr. AVn*. rnnnH nn*mJ .1.,
the
material for breathing and
makes himself unfit for the pur-
of ufe Jum
„inc
a
horse that could
0 a Ulile
without bein- obliged to
y piotu
''1.u ,0 diligent inquiry as to
thos(, wJl0 Wtrc
hkelv to prove his best cus-
tomer
and accordingly nroeeeded to call
lomc"» aniI
aecorningiv, p. ou cuta to call
p0n
e a n contracts them, thus restoring
i country, there has been drinks manufactured
0
0
fae most opulent drapers, with
w'homone
lw resoivwl t0
establish regular cor-
rcspondence W hen Sanders ntcred th
tak a look o» the gudes,
,„
was
U' h'lVfe t0
er a Dottcr, sir, saiu atume u light-. grape, the water, and some of the odor, will! 1:
dried grapes, or raisins. «».i
If the cells are burst, and air and warmth
ot the sugar, and loiuiing a carbonic acid
w
lVrdrcomerto'tiic"'s'urface in
Sander's next query.
"No, not at all I have not time," re-
tL
i i-Tuke them «wnv—take
Ye'll aiblins (perhaps) find them worth
while and 1110 doubt na but ve'll
your
have access, fermentation occurs. The ^aden as he coolly proceed 1 the street*.
process of fermentation consists in the
t0
oxygen of the air combining with the carbon —„0
awav w ls
tj^s wilb rellt
,ubl.l
The nitrogen of the air ui
"n' «gluten, which complotoly "out of t^perVas he"pushed'thc l'oor luck, indeed. Twenty dollars, and
up agrt
taken into the stomach and passe.l into the i
^oMd the stranger, 'five dollars
isn much a trade. Gncme se\cnty- wards. They ore ttiken an account of both t..
five dollars, and take the horse.' properties. "Still, they are gees, ally taken -fro ve iif
Muffle was red as a beet, and drawing I'nr siinnil itini'anil e-vhileratiii".' pos es, u.n, saiu. Art) in tarnist, rnen
out his pocket-book, he counted out seven-| Wh-n persons arc exhausted whether^ 'ics, certainly, w-a« the reply und that
ty-five dollars, and paid them over. The
1
u.
Ue suppose any one would see the 1
absnrditv of taking ginger tea instead of
hartshorn or pup.
with her, and I imagined from the way she .rdiv^bo u'0 "T*
looked she had fallen teeth and toe nails in ,ni
She appeared just for all the
love with me.
ht
^^80 un versnl con "u .®
TIT*
T'l
rn^
.V^i
,eT''T'
t.k
laid ray hand upon 'lier,
Tim, for I had tried to throw my whole soul J* "... ... the ground and the attraction of cohesion
into the expression— I remarked then with I
ur)ts'
fd
i*" ij*
in some form. Any sort of wine,! T,. ^,.'1..',', IL-4. "IINT lv
ale, or spirit, is relatively useful uuder such
.... and gravely 111 quest ot his Stcwarton "head
gear." After giving it two or three hearty
the wall without the door, he
ilr"
Up?"
erv couiposeilly Wringing tbe
rc-Vnt ml
mak» .1 hubitmil n«n nf "")'6'urft
011
1 .. moisture out of it, and looked over to the
make a habitual use of a
wh0
stimulant lor a aiulent, or fluvhner, is to »yith ,,luinp
bad served him so, and said,
s
,(JtcIl
s ni!o
MIl*f
habit of recommending and prescr.b.ngale, cgular supply, and thus laid the
wine and spirit, lor mcdicinal purposes, we
should be as UaLiable, if «e recon,,,muled
shoulJ bfi W(J rccoimuel JlKl th
fouu(llltion pf :ln
«Yo'u ,vas „t'
«n 1*1.
e 1 a n i a u e u n a n v e i s u e v a k a
()ok
j,,
s
The ina9
Vdraper himself, who was
»1 .v standing all the while in the shop, admiring
1
*1
the patience and peis -vcrance of tho old
opulent mercantile house
hfw now flour
e habitual
»she(J olne
tions.
gencra
£^*Lord Chesterfield hoard it remarked
that nian is the only creature that is endowed
ovu 1 ..... ,. with the power of laughter. ''True" said
Arabs, Chinese, Hindoos, Afn- prevents him from getting up again."
my eyes pouring lote, truth and fidelity cans, (wncre civilized,) Europeans, to the
right iuto hpr,'Widow, this is tho nicest, extrcmest North, and the whole continent of (^""Here's your money, dolt. Now tell
softest place I ever had mv hand in all my America, use habitually tea and coftce, or
mo
life.' Looking benevolently at me, and at l»oth. It is therefore a proper subject for {grs about that coutemptable sum," said an
the same time flushing up a little, she said,-- consideration, and needs appropriate treat- exasperated debtor. "I'm sure, sir, I can't
in melting, winning tones, 'Doctor, give mo nrjnt. tell, sir, but if you'll excuse me, sir, I think
your hand, and I'll put it on a much softer Those who are familiar with the odor and it was because seventeen didn't fetch it!"
place.' In a moment of rapture I consent-1 sapor of tea aud coffee, know that there is
ed, and taking my hand, she gently, very a fragrant aroma in them, which is very! (jy 'You are from the country, are Ton
y°" m"y?dd'. th^
y creatttre that Joaelvoi t0
^bed at.'
whi.rbecom.^^ between attraction of gravitation and at- "Cannot nsy to-day, it is impcws.Mlia*
tion of gravitation pulls a drunken man to
^liv your master wrote me eighteen let-
.. *. i .. J. 1 AM.I 1 -fc A n V* 1% A 11 A I 1 .a 1 ft a*
n**™* towrt iwgTO diw^atea
(rtore,
irti"
weather, it is a cancel all demands then pressing upon thu
stomach to have officc. But let us reveal hia thoughts us
estion. If taken
gswr
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jf. ... q$f»
a%o-Ptisroa
iLiS-y i rnBTi utter,.
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00 PER ANNUM.
'ttmt
T|II» HILL.
THE
vMt BUn in a rtixxue orriu.
£. a.
.80llpt Tln'u, while the Tfio rTlni«r,n rlerk stood loanin^ ffg&ft
thus paused, afteralung nnd weary task ifk
turning over the leaves of (he ledger foa*
certain which one among a thou»:iad and
one names found thereon, whose account*
ought to be paid, and those he thought most
likely to pay their bills tnodo out nnd pre
sented. No'w this matter of making out
nnd presenting bills was rather a particular
kind of business, and no one else knew it
better than the aforementioned clerk, for
hadn't he presented bills to those who took
offence and withdrew their patronage and
didn't an instance of this description happen
only yesterday'/ when Jones wouldn't taJtu
the paper any lunger localise they demanded
the pay quarterly in advance? and didn't
Smith give them a regular "blowing «p," OA
a whole sheet of foolscap, because a bill WM
sent to him by mistake? Mistakes will
sometimes happen even among tbe printers.
The bills alrc-.idy made out were quite nu
merous, and the sujn total of the various
amounts claim -d by then would more than
again resumed the tu k of counting up tl^e
accounts to be paid oat.
"Let me see—to-dny is Friday, and
morrow ends the week, nnd with it comt»*
task, as usual un Saturday, of paying off-the
bauds. Tom wants ten dollars Jiiu eight
Charley fifteen Mae twenty, and four *p
..AT FI-L... -nX
Sheet, thirty, that makes fifty-five more, and
one hundred and twenty-five dollars iu all,
nud must be paid to-morrow night, and Only
five dollars and ten cents in tbe drawer now".
But stop, here is a bill of tcu dollars IUOIU
for gas. It must be paid up sui-e: it has
been due for suiue time. One hundred and
thirty-five dollars and only five to start oil"
His countenance wore a troubled looh aa
he paced up and down the floor, studying a
difficult problem—where to get the money.
A happy thought struck him as he ugain re
ferred to the job order book, and foaod
charged thereon the sum of fifty dollars duo
that very day from an extensive wholesale
firm in l'inchviila. Note paper, pen and ink
w ere immediately called into requisition, and
the following 'dun' made out asd desputeb*
ed to the Post- Office
Messrs. Kicii & Sh.w—Enclosed plf)
fui4 hill,foi,|ito dollars, which you will 1
lige US by remitting immediately.
Yours, &e.,
y J-ts.
This done, tin clerk again looked over tlM
parcel of bills which he had previously laid
aside for more weighty considerations", and
soliloquized as follows
"Here is a bib for twenty dollars agniaat
Scale, Weight & Co., grocers, that 1141M
come without fail—has been due for two
weeks. Delaine Price also owo as tins
bill for twenty more. Wc advertised thitfr
dry goods for six months, and no pay since
due. Mason S^n, a terers, ouo
dollars for advertising "hair for salc.*-«
Shoeniaker & Co., eight dollars, fc-
Being satisfied that the bills contnitiCiTfoi.
errors, he started out of the office tocolldet.
''liallo, Weight, pay this bill, ouly twa9~
ty dollars—been due two weeks—musthkj[g
money, Tory uiuch in neud—hands to pn^
Weight listened very attentively until VH
clerk paused, then, with a smile replied $?£'"
"No funds in to-day: pay to-morrow.? -,
"No funds to-day bay to-morrow."
After the cb-ik had passed on, with rmfc
er a downcast look, he muttered to bimsiav^
pay when get ready."
"Good morning, Mr. Hide. Pay this bill
of ten dollars. You agreed to pay to-da/
you know."
"Yes I rcccollect now, but really 1 lid
quite forgotten it, and I hnve no moncy^ky
me now. I will call in this evening,
'antieandunstrin his burden. "Go away! "Pay this bill," was feptated perhaps
reiterated a half a dozen i times, and with refusals, smiles, frowns and
impatience: but the perse- curses. Ho finally returned to his counting
vering Scotchman "still persisted. "Get room, but with a much slower step than
,lUs
along, you old Scotch fool 1" cried iheclcrk, wheu he pawed out.
already exposed contents of the pack off the no more was all he raise. Upon his
1
substance comiuonlv called yeast. counter "'get along' I return, however, he found quite a numb**
SllU,ld''rs
loo 1 keU UP
j"
tho,
faee Wltfa a wlJu m0uth
.oddedSSr tooked up into his li^ng or uXom? i V° "uVX
iojna ui an\ iiun^ or uiuitcom thev lay scattered among his feet looked regular, i lerk apologues, and think1*T°
Un
snl^t^n^. h»t. .. do Sam mostly to blame for this. Mr. Tirfet
said a dtlnning bill had been mailed in hia
paper when he paid in advance, awl if they
could not do busines better than that they
might keep the money and paper too. Mr.
in, and exclaimed "^And wull ve no
ltv
„„i,r t».lf .i:,*,*., i,",,
,be process of fermentation comm«ices ^SeJ ,e' ^"s^t so savit j^e
after standing with his arms akimbo for I-an)jaicuhol and veust are nrodueeti I i i u u i
some minutes, said: ^Tht effects of all aToffc fi^ds, when I ?^red them up, and repbeed thett
out ofthe
,h
rirl

W
1
„'i
ot a
fr„m VxcJX t^of or' mS i "H V*
as tho per-
_:,i, ...if
a"
nneqmvoeal
IIOWM*
er, and settle up.
Clerk new this to be a mere expression of!
language, but passed on more puzzled than
ever. Mason, the plasterer, however, hail*
ed him from the third story of a new block
across the wav, and offered him three dollars
on his bill if lie would just step there. Of
course the e'erfc almost liew up to receive tho
three dollars. It was the first receipt siaco
leaving the office, so he continued on dova
L-could1
5.—
indivijlual's of subscribers waiting to settle their bills.
and an enlarged One forks over without complaint. AutU»
Small, of Smalltown, said he did not agreo
to pay until the year was up but if ho wtmU
throw off a fair per cent, he would pojr
down.
[Bov enters with letters from the Post
Office.^
Subscribers all 1C*TC but one inqaiiirtM
Yankee, who bothered tho clerk with unim*
portant questions for nearly an hour. Let
ters opened. Some contained small amount
of money, some on private business, wiihou*
paying postage, anil one enclosing twenty
five cent*, requesting them to '%cnd tho pas
per as long us the money last*" Encourag
ing to be *ure.
"Only forty dollars trt,*' repeated 'tl#e
clerK, as be finished couuling the contcnts«f
the bills.
"Uut hero comes a man with a fat jobber
I am no son of a prophet."
"Do a job of printing right off?—Ttr#
sheet poster for th? "Warblintr MtnstraUP*
want this vt rv night to send to l'lay-sir-fltyi
1 of the agent, ami no bill paid either. Thrcti
days after, the clerk saw the man. and po«
litely asked, "Pay tliis bil?" The man
knew nothing about it, and of course paid
no such bill, l'wvuiy dollars goati m*
job,
Saturday srrired, nnd flic poor clcrk waj
sadly distressed, as not in fab than half ttto
required amount of money twd beca rfcaiv*
ed. Messrs. Rich k Slow, of Pinehrillo,je
llied that they would pay soon, bat coi|ld
not that day. The gas man caiue in wi^t
"Impossible," repeated the gas man,
u'fk
must be paid to-day, or—
"Ot what demanded tho clerk, a Jilffa
riled.
"We'll stop your supply tJ gaa." -.m
"Don't do that for God's wtiMU, Her*j*
the amount of your bill."
Evening camo and the poolf printers had
tn go heme with half their earnings although
thirty dollars were borrowed uf Shaver, tau
banker.
MOB
better Arm6tfit|that'y
\tlam and Era
AT..—No one should hesitate to PAY

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