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J. 0. CONVERSE, Proprietor. 3 tUeeklt Nttoepapfr, Dtcotfb to tlje. Disetnuntttion of Republican principle!, Cfincation, cmpfrantt, Cittratnrf, fltjritnltnrt, anil trjt Ne of trjt Dajj. TERMS $ 1 ,50 per Annum. VOL. XL, NO. 15. CHARDON, GEAUGA COUNTY, OHIO. FRIDAY. APRIL 13, I860. WHOLE NO., 535. $l)t Jtffcrgoiuan Democrat It rOBLISIIBD BVERT FRIDAY MORNIKO, AT CHARDON, 'Geauga County, Ohio. JircfJy eer (Ac Drug Store of CotkS- Ham ilton, mt$t lidt oftht Public Snuart. TERMS, If paid tn advance, tl 50 If not p-viJ within the year, 00 TA1! kind, of merchantable produce taken in payment, at the market price. ,No paper discontinued until all arrearage. Sr. iald, except at tiio option of the Publisher. RATES OK ADVERTISING. I.taiL Advertisements will be inserted a. fol low.! o!) eta. a square, first insertion; each sub sequent insertion, 25 cts. a square. 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SMITH BETH EDSON District Judge. , Senator. .. Reoresentattve. Probate Judge. bheritl. Clerk. Auditor. Treasurer. Recorder. .-Pros. Attorney. Coroner. Auctioneer. ' ; -Surveyor. School Examiner.. J. O. WORALLO, J J. V. WHITNEY, JOHN NICHOLS, J. V. WHITNEY 1 BCnnanniv''''.! ....Commissioners. Vt.KX. McNIs'H. GEO. MANLY, Directors of Infirmary. A- KLUiL.uUjN V, 1 BUSINESS DIRECTORY. LAW FIRM. ALFRED PHELPS & Albert G. Riddte.com.. ooninff the oli Law Firm of Phnns &Kidde. nd Afred Pheps, Jr .hnve formed a Copartnership connection for the Practice Df Law, under the name ol Phelps, Ridde At Phelps, at iheod Office f Phelps tc Ridde, where they will attend to ali law business which may be entrusted to their are. -ALFRED PHELPS. ALBERT G RIDDLE, ALFRED PHELPS, Jr. Chardon, December 9th, 1859. 517tf THRASHER, DURFE & HATHAWAY, Attorney & Counsellors at Law, Chardon, Geaooa County, O., Will give prompt attention to business entrusted M them, in Geauga and adjoining Counties. KrOffice over Dr. J. Nichols1 Drug Store. A. . THRASncn, t. e. durpee, t. n- Hathaway Chardon, Nov. 25th, 1859. 515tf CANFIELD &. FRENCH, Attorneys at Ln w. Mr All Business entrusted to them attended with promptness. jc$ Mr. French is also NOTARY P UBL1C. Ofrice over store of W. T.Rexford.jr. C..1FIELD, I. ISENCH. 508 f 4X. W. SMITH. 0. L WOOD. SMITH &. WOOD, Attorneys at Law. fcjrCollections promptly attended to..cfl Warren, Trumbull Co., O. 533-tf E. V- CANFIELD, General Insurance andCollection Agent, Chardon, Onto. XT Office in thi Court Home, wif Comity Treasurer. 9-!y L. A. HAMILTON, Fhysicinn and Surgeon, Chardon, Gcauoa County, Ohio O fries at his residence, a few doors south of the Public Square. April 29, 1859. 485yl " FORRIST &. SMITH, Attorneys and Solicitor. Chardon, Geaooa Coonty, Ohio. W. O. Forrist practises I II. K. Smith is Notary in the U.S. Courts for I Public and Proeecut the N. District of 0. ing Atty. for Geauga- Oftre, id door South of Bank. May 6. 169. 436-tf DR. R. THW1NG, Urlpathle and Botanic Physician, Munson.Oiiio. Kn nent nn theorv contracta our inhere. Our Materia Medica is a. boundless as the wants man, exlendrfig from the snow-clad hills of the north, to the sunny plains of the south. Poison nol is niy moiuj; uuuuer in puuuu uudos, uur iiiuii ttctiinal pills. 529yl WILLIAM ROBERTS' Boot and Shoe Shop. OverC. Knowi.es' Harness Suof. Chardon, Feb. 11, 1859. 474-tf WILKINS & KELLEY, Oenerel dealera in ('roceries, Hardware, Dye bluffs, Flour, Fish, Yankee Notions, 4 c, Stort Union Block, Chardon, Ohio. K. CRE1GHT0N, Book Binder and Blank Book Manufac turcr, Herald Buidings, Clevland, O. trJ-Blank Books Ruled aud Bound to Order Old Books Rebound. 529 tf uraioera at uurriuge, i leveiuuu, uuiu, DESIGNERS &. LITHOGRAPHERS. ENGRAVING ON WOOD, Book Illustrations, Buildings, Horses and other Stock, Ornamental Borders, Letters, Vignettes, Agricultural and Commercial Cut. in lint.. Seals, stamps, ana aiacninery, in every variety ol style 50211 PRIOR, IIOLCOMBE& CO., IMFORTEKS AND WHOLESALE DEALER. IN Foreign and Domestic Drags, CHEMICALS, Su. No. 313 Fulton Street, Near Greenwich Street, S jiwSnb., , j NEW- YORK. Win. B- Chamberlin, J ' v -.. 503U UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN PATENT AGENCY, No. 8 Banc Strut, Cleveland, Ohio. We ar. prepared to transact business of every deacriolion. relatinz tolnventiona. Drawings. Ca veats, tipecilicatione, Patenta, IufriugerneuL. aiul la. rttent iawa. BRAINERD & BURRIDGE, t04 Boi-ieiTOM or Fatuit CHILDHOOD. . " Drawing picture on tiio !eto, Making houses out of card., Solving riddle all olato, I'erping In tho neighbor' yards Ouch i. part of cliililhond' gntno, Innocent of wealth or tamo. Blowing poncil duit away, Somo perchance may moo I tho eyoj Looking out for markot rly, Wbtin comet homo an extra plo Such Is part of childhood', fun, Era tbo growing timo it dono. On all-fours about tho room, Pononating cat and mice Slaing of the weaver' loom, Don't it match the carpel nice I Fairy woavor. Kill Ihom.clvp, Dancing like tbo ancient ulros. Nodding when tho prayer I long, Aud the eye are rubbed In vain In tho morning up with Rung, Holding hand to catch tho rain Tom.como in ! you roguish Will I Qo to school and thoro bo (till 1 Life a holiday of sweet, Cam a bluo-buard yot unknown ; 'Kvory day its joy repeat, Rapture in one even tone. Who that morn would wish tn cloud; Who that fairy land would shroud ? Hard their destiny who crenp Through a childhood full of gloom, Sad awako and sloop. Buried in a living tomb Old boforo tboir ipring it sped. Gray it heart ero morn it fled. THE NEWSPAPER: OR, THE WIFE'S GOOD SENSE. A SKETCH TO BE READ BY THE MAN WHO RETRENCHES BY DISCONTINUING HIS PAPER. of The old farm homo wore a qulot, pleasant look, a tho totting tun gildod III small windowt, ovor which tho luxuriant grape vino wero carefully trained. In the open donr tut tho farmer with a littlo morocco covered book in bis hand, on which hit at tenlion bad been fixed for the last hour. He was a man of method and order old Richard Heath and aside from bit regular account book, which bo alwav kept with scrupulous caro, ho alwayt tot down in hi little book, in the simplest manner possiblo, all ma expenses, ( no very complicated amount by the way,) and all be had rocuived during the year, in the metal, a ho taid, not by the way ot trade. Tho laBt account ho had just reckonod tip, and tho rotultwat highly satisfactory, if one might judge from toe pleasant expression his face as ho turned to hi wi'o and ad' dressed Lor by bet pretty, old faibionod name : "Millicent," laid bo, "tbi hat boon a lucky year, llow littlo we thought when wo moved to thi place, twenty-flve year ago, that we should ever cot five' hundred dollar a year out of tho rocky and barren farm." It does pay for a good deal ot hnrd work. laid sho, to sco how different things look from what they did (ben. "Now I am ening to nzuro up how much we havo spont," (aid Mr. Heatb ; "don't make a noiso with your knitting noodle,' cause it putt mo out." Tho wife laid by her knitting In perfect good humor, and gazed ovor the broad, rich Molds of waving grain, whioh grew ao tall around tho ladon apple trees, that they looked like matsiro pile of foliage. Hear ing hor own nnmo kindly spoken led her own thought far back, to the past ; for after tho lapse of twenty nvo year, tho simple sound of the name she bore in hor youth, moans more, to a wifo, than all the pleating epithets of dearest and darling to lavUhly offered in a long past courtship. Vorv pleasant was tho retrospect to Mil- liconl Hoatb. Tbo picture of tbe past had on it tome rough placos, and tnmo hard trials, but no domestic strife or ditcontont marred its tunny aspect. There were smi ling facet on it happy children t luces, without which no life picture it boautiful. Soft blue eyct thone with unclouded glad ness, and wavy bair floated carelessly over unwritten foreheads, bno forgot, Tor moment, how thoy were changed, and al most fancied herself again tho young mother, and tiny bands stole lovingly over her ho some and young beads nostlod there at old. The Illusion vanished quickly, and the tigbed tho thought of hor youngest born, tho reckless boy had loft hor three ycart before, for a home nn the tea. Once only had tiding! reached hor of tho wander er. The letter tpoke of tho hardshipt and homo sickness in that light and careless way that reached the mothor's faeart mnro surely than repining and complaint. To know that he suffered, with a strong boart, with noble and unyiolding resolution, gavo hor foeling of pleasure, Lot unmingled wltb prido. '-Ho will surely come back," murmured the affectionate mother to herself; "and read tho paper so carefully evory wouk, that if it says anything about tho ship Alfred sailed in, I shall bo suro to soo it." "Mrs. Heath " said her husband, Inter rupting hor moditations somewhat rudoly, "wo nave spent thirty oonars moro man usual this year, whoro can it have gone to "Tho new harnoss,"suggostod Mrs. Heatb, "that don t come every yiar you know. "Well," there's twenty dollars accounted for." "We had tbe carriage fixed up wbon you bought the harness, continued nis wile, "Well, that wai eight dollars; that's twenty-eight; we don't spend that every year but tbe other two, wbore can tbey have eone 'f Glancing his eye over tbe pages of memorandum book, he continued "I II tell you what 'tis, Iba newspaper eott just two dollars, ana we can ao without It. It isn't anything tn oat, drink or wear. I dou't do anything with it, and you only lay It away up chamber. It may as well left out as not, and I'll stop my subscription right away." ' Oh." said his wife, "yon dou't know how much I set by tbe newspaper. I always have a tort of glad feeling when I tee you take it from vour hat and lav it on tbe kitoh- en mantle-piece, just a I do when tome the children come homo; and when I am tired I sit down with my knitting work and read. I ean knit just as well when I'm reading, and foel to eontonted, I don't be Hove Quoen Victoria herself take more solid comfort than I do sitting by tbe eatt window, on summer afternoon, reading my newspapor." "But you are jutt at woll off without it," answered bar buiband, for want of anything else to tay. "I never neglect anything else for read ing, do I Y' asked Mrs. Heatb. mildly. "No, I don't know as you do," answered ber buiband "but it toemi ao extra like of a of a I V be of I shall stop it," ho addod. In a tone that' showed plainly enough bo wished to stop tho conversation. I shall tiiko tho paper, rumarkod bis wifo, "if I have to go out washing to pay for It." This was not spoken angrily, but so firmly that Mr. I lent h noticed it, though by no moans romarkablo for discernment In most matters. It soundod so different from hor usual, quiet "as you think host," that ho ao tuaily atoppod a moment to consider wnetn er It was at all likely she would do at tho said. Mr. Hoath was a kind husband, at that Indefinite description it generally under ttood t that it. bo did not boat bit wifo, and alwayt gave hor onongb to eat. Mora than that, he had a curtain regard for bor bcppl noes, whieh alternately made him fool half ashamed of his decision, but liko many otlior men who have more obstinacy than wisdom he could not boar to retract anything, and abovoall to bo conviucod bo was wrong by a woman. However, with a commondublo wish to romove the un happiness he caused, ho sug gosted that as the papors wcro carefully tavod, and sho had Inuna thorn Interesting. she could read thorn ovor again, beginning at January, and taking ono a week through tbe veer thoy would just come out oven bo conoiudnd, as if it woro a lingular fact that thoy should do so. Notwithstanding tho admirable proposi tion he still folt tomo uoouiiuoss. It fol lowed him, at he walked up tho ploatant lane to the pasture, and it mado him speak more sharply than was his wont, if the cows stopped whilo ho was driving them home, to crop the grass where it looked greenest aud swootest on the sunny slope. It troubled him till he board his wifo call bim to supper, in such a cheerful tono, that be concluded she didn't cara much about the newspaper aftor all. About week aftor this, at Mr. Heath was mowing one morning, ho was surprised to see bit wifo coming out, dressed as if for a visit. "I am going," taid sho, "to spond the day with Mrs. Brovo. I loave plenty for you to eat ;" and so saying, sbo walked rapidly on. Mr. Heath thought about it just long enough to say to hiinaulf, "sbo don't go a visiting to stay all day onco a year, hardly, aud it't ttrango the should go in hay time." Very long tho day seemed to him ; to go In for lunchoon, dinner and supper, and to have nobodv to spoak to ; to find everything so still. The old clock ticked stiller than usual, be thought; the brood of pretty wbito chickens that woro always peeping around the door, had wandered off somowbero, and loft it stillor vot ; ho evon missed tho busy click of tho knitting noodles which was apt to put him out io, when bo wai doing any figuring. "I am glad," be laid to himself, at he began to look down the road at tuntot, "that Milli cent don't go a visiting all tho time, as tome women do tbero, the it jutt coming." "How tired you look, laid he, at the camo npt "why didn't you tpoak about it, and I'd bavo harnessed up and come after you ?' "I am not very tired." she answered ; but bor lookt boliud her; indeed, bor hut band doclarod the looked tired for a day or two after. What wai bit amazement to too her go away the next Tuesday in tbe tamo manner at before. To hit great dissatisfaction everything loomed that day to partake of bis wile's propensity for going from homo. "A man don't want cold food in haytime," said he, as he tat down to dinner. In tho same grumbling mood ho rocountod tho mishaps of the morning, whicb soomed to have boon much after tbo manner sot forth in certain legend of olden timo; for bo embellished bis recital by allusion to, "The sheep's in the meadow, The cow's in the corn," adding that tbey wouldu't havo boen there if Mrt. A. had been at home, because she'd seon thorn bofore thoy got In, and halloed, fciho would have toen tbo oxon bofore they got across tbe river, and tavod bim the trouble of getting them back. Bui after tracing all tho untoward events to bor ab tonco, he laid to bimsolf consolingly, "I guest she won't go any moro, ibo alwayi wai a. homo body." Mrt. Heath did go again though, and again, and tho day tbo went for the fourth timo, ber buiband took eountol with him self as to what ho should do to ".top ber gadding." Soatod ou tho door step, in the thtde of tho old trees, he spont an hour or two in devising ways and moasuros, talking aloud all the time, and having tho satisfac tion of boaring nobody disputo him. "It is hard to think of hor got ting to bo a visitin' woman," said ho, "and it's cloar it an,t right keep hor at homo, I've road in the Bible, (old Richard's Biblo knowledge was somewhat confusod,) quotations varied slightly from the soripturul phrase "keepers at home;" but it says too, he addod, with tho true, sincero man, "that husbands must set groat store by their wives and treat thorn woll. I won't scold Millicont, I'll harness up and go for hor to-night, and coming home, I'll talk it all over with hor, and toll hor bow bad it makes mo feel, and if that won't do, I'll something else." In accordaooe with his praiso-worthy res olution, ho might have been teen about tunsct, hitching hit hone at Mr. Brown't door i for strangely enough, Mrs. Heath's visits bad all been made at the same place. Going up to the door, he stopped in amaze ment at seeing bis wife in tbe kitchen, just taking en a great wooion wasn apron, ana nutting down bor tloevet which had been roilod up for washing. He listened and heard bor say as she took somo money from Mrs. Brown, "It won't be to tbat I can do your washing again." "It has been a great favor to bava you do it while I have been poorly," laid Mrs. Brown, "and I am glad to pay you for it. This makes four timet, and hero two dol Ian. 'Tis just at woll that you can't come again, for I think I ihall be well enough to do it mytolf." "Two dollars, lust the price of the newt paper," exclaimed Mr. Heath at the truth flashed scroll bim. Rather a lilcnt ride tbey bad home, till at last ha taid "I never wot to ashamed in my life I" "Of what r asked bis wife. "Why, to bave you go out washing; I ain't so poor a that eomei to." "Well, I don't know," replied the wife, "when a man It too poor to take a news paper, bis wifo ougbt not to feel above going out washing." Nothing mora was laid on tho luhject at tbat time, though lome ill feeling! lingered in tbe hearts of each. The making up wai oo mawkish toens of kitting and crying, tuoh at romance) wrlteri build their useless fabric with bat as Mr. Hoatb wai finish Ing ber household duties for tbo .night, ibe said quietlyt "I don't think I done quite righLRicbard." "I don't think I did either," rospondoil hor husband, and so tho spark was quench ed which might have becomo a scathing ttamo, blighting all the domestic peace un der their hiimhlii roof. Tho sequel showod tbat Millicont paid her two dollars and continued to take the paper, and by it heard of tho return of tho ship hor son tollod oo. Sho immediately prococded to tho city at which it had ar rived, and thero aftor dilllgunt search found hor son Alfred, prostrate upon a bed of sickness among strangers, apparontlv neg lected, and nsar unto doath'a door. Bv tha kind attentions and untiring watchfulness of a tond mother, ho was restorod to health and to his bolovod home. From that timo forward the farmer an proclatod tbe valuo of, and always took the newspaper and paid for it, aud considered tho two dollars which ho thus paid yoarl the most valuable investment made of bis monoy. BY DISCONTINUING HIS PAPER. " T F." Sometime! (lie reader of newspapers will notice bringing up the rear uf an ad vertisement the letter! "If." Probably they never trouble him tnnch ; he might nave regarded mem as a tort ot cabaiis tic literature peculiar to lb press, and ccr tainly not a fit theme for song or sermon. However this may be, that pair of let ters Las a significance beyond the range of type, and on into shadows, and out into the tunsbino of that mosaic work we call life. To the uninitiated it Is only "If," to the printer! eye it rxpaodi into "till forbid," a reminder that the advertisement it wain on, ia to be continued from day to day, from week to week, until ordered out by him who ordered ill publication. The ilory ol bow many tprings that bave brought the blue bird and tbe violet, hat been told in tbat "if." Wrought in the green tracery of learei that rise and fall on the bosom of tbe air, painted on clouds at anchor in tbe summer tea, carved on the itoae thresholds of ever going floods, silvered on the moon's mo- dallion, graved on the round ruby of the mornng sun, in tbe scroll of storm it is woven, on the breath of song it is broid ered, and "tf" "till forbid" ia the story of the world. . "Tf" is written alike on the drop of dew that satellite of tod and on the great world that dances in tbe breath, and brightens in tbe smile of God. "Tf" rounds the summer of human hopes, it Is delicately traced on beauty's brow, you will find it in tbe rose's blush ing bud, you may tee it ia tbe shining star, "TP ii wrought in tho belmi of the sweeping Tamerlane's of all times, and the silver thread of the small voiced brook will not be broken without it. Nature has no stereotypes, all ber ad vertisement! are published with "tf," and tbe types that express loveliness are silently "distributed," and the graves are filled wilb the eloquence of yesterday. And even there enameled in the little billowi ol turf that break up earth's green iwaid like a tea, there ia a "till loibid," and to the silent iweli of the sod eub tidei where graves have been, and back to the air, and up to the clouds, and away in gladness, goei the dust to be Usuioned into new expressions of truth and beauty. "Tl" it woven into the scarlet robe of Wrong, and the purple garb of Power. Conquest's glowing wheels are lock'd with a "tf," and tho weariest bonds that eve bound humanity bear those letters stamp ed on every link. The young mother bending with looks of love over the fairest "copy" her eves ever saw, forgets that in thai little face, hid in the dimple of a cheek, or shaded by a tress of golden hair, two words are traced in life's blue autograph, that ere long obeyed, may leave ber gazing up to full heaven, and sighing that some breath of air has wafted away forever, the sweet est "copy in all the world. But the singer of the little song, tbat goes into all lands wherever it is spring, reads no "tf" upon its pinion, lie knows tbat it will caro) on to other times, and win a welcome ; that it will be sung when he is dead ; tbat the olive leaf it bears will never wilhor ; that by and by a window will open in Heaven, and a hand will be put forth, and singing still, that tuneful bird of his will be touched with tbe "while radiance" of immortal morning. And the thinker who entrusts his living thought to time ; bis thought instinct with beauty and eloquent with truth, feels that no "if" will orove "the end of all" its mission ; that leaving the red threshold of bis heart, it begins an independent being, and will stand Bublimely there, in the bro ken columns of the "proof" of time. This is not to die ; this is the (rue transmigration of soul ; clinging to no frail tenure of a "till forbid," its type shall never fall to dust, not a syllable of all ill utterance be lost. There is a dignity in such a work ; to bridge the narrow breadth of graves ; to keep repaired the crumbling ashes of time. This has no emblem in the drop of rsin that builds the bow upon tbe cloud, and glitters down tho changeful ray that gilds a stormy world. This is to past like some armed warrior, unchallenged down the ages as they Hand, and hear bis foot unfaltering, prest the threshold of to-morrow. Upon ill gates, "on golden hinges turning," no "till for bid" was ever traced, and to all truth and earnest thought, bright bands are beck oning, and tbe line moves on.B.F. Taylor. TaADi increases the wealth and glory of a country ; but its real strength and tamina are to be looked for among the eultivatort of the lend. In their simplic ity of life is found tbe simplenesi of virtue the integrity and eourage of freedom. These true genuine touli of tbo earth are invincible ; and they lurround and hem In the mercintile bodiet ; even if these bodies, which supposition I totally dis claim, could be supposed disaffected (o the oatue ol liberty or iMMaM, SPRING. These verses from Tronch are beautiful : Who was it that so latoly said, All pulses in thy heart wore dead Old Earth, that now In festal robot Appuaruit as a brido now wod ? Oh, wrappod to late In winding-shoot, Thy wiiidiug-iheot, oh, wbero It Mod ? Lo I 'tit ao emerald carpet now, tread, vtruoreiuo young monarch spring, may Ho comot and, a defoalod king, Old Winter to tbo bills ia fled. Tho warm wind broke hit frosty tpoar, And looted the bolinot from bit bead t And the weak showers of arrowy aloot, For bit itrongholdi havo vainly tpod. All that wai sleeping It awake, And all ii living tbat wai dead. Who listen now, can hoar the ttreami Leap down tboir pobbly bed Or ire them, from thoir fetters free. Like silver make tbe ineadowi thread. The joy, tbo life, tho hone of earth. Tbey sloop awhilu, tbey wore not dead t O, thou who lay 'it thy lero heart ne'er With verdure can again be tproad O, thou wbo mournest them that lloep, Low lying io an eartbly bed Look out on tli it reviving world, An bo new hope within thee bred I What is a Lady? A great deal of argument ii going (lie roundi respecting the title of lady and the name woman. Tbe expression "lady" ii in much abused, that without being in the least hypercritical, I have long lince oecome proiouudly disgusted with it, and infinitely prefer the sweet, unpretending title of true woman. If we could but sift the chaff from the wheat, abrogate all tbe self-styled "ladies," there would be no objection to the title ; but, ministers of grace, defend us from some ladies of the present day, who do not even kuow why a woman should be so called. A lady must possess perfect refinement and intel ligence. She must be gracious, affable and hospitable, without the slightest de gree of fussiness. She must be a Christian, mild, gentle and charitable, unostentatious, and doing good by stealth. She must be deaf to scandal and gossip. Her high sense of honor will forbid her prying into ber husband's secrets, searching stealthily his portemonnaie and pockets, and break ing open hit letten. She must not dis dain a kindly nod of recognition to ber servants, seamstress, dressmakcr.butcher, baker, or any employee she may chance to meet. She must possess discrimination, knowledge of human nature, and tact sufficient to avoid offending one's weak points, steering wide of all subjects which may bo disagreeable or offensive to any present. She must ke;p the golden rule uppermost in her mind. She must look upon personal cleanliness and freshness of attire as next to godliness. Her dress muit be In accordance with her means, never dressy or flashy, but if possible composed ot the best material. Abhor ring everything like soiled or faded finery or mock jewelry, her purs mind and clear conscieuce will cause tbo foot of time to pass as lightly over the smooth brow as if she stepped on flowers ; and as she moves with quiet grace and dignity, all will ac cord her, instinctively, the title of lady. If I had time and you patieuce, I eould present the other view of the ease, look ing upon this pioture and upon that. But when one constantly comes in contact, in oranibusses, ears, stores, the promenade, places of public amusement, and where- ever women are generally found, with those who loudly arrogate to themselves the contested title, can you wonder at the disgust it produces ? Lady Corret- pondent of Ncv Or leant Delta. Love of Home. ; It Is only shallow-minded pretonders wbo make oittror distinguished origin a matter of personal merit, or obscure origin a matter of personal reproach. A man who is not ashamed of bimsolf, noed not be ashamed of bit early condition. It did happen to me to be born in a Ing cabin, railed among tbo snow-drifts of New Hampshire, at a period a early that when tbe imoke first rose from its rude chimney and curled over the frozen hills, thore was no similar evidonco of a white man's habitation, between it and tbo lottlomenti of tbe rivers of Canada. Its ro-. mains itill exist j I make an annual visit. I carry my children to it, and teach them the hardships endured by the generations bofore thero. I love to dwell on the tender recollections, the kindred ties, the early af foetiom and tbe narrations and incidents which mingle with all I koow of thit primi tive family abodoj I woep to think that none wbo then Inhabited it are now among the living ; and if I ever fail in afiectionate veneration for him who railed it, and do londed it against lavage violence and de struction, cherished all domeitio comforts beneath itt roof, and through the fire and blood of lovon years' revolutionary war, shrunk from no toil, no sacrifice, to serve bis country and to raise his children to a condition better than bis own, may my name and tbe name of my posterity bo blot ted from ibo memory of mankind. Daniel Wthtltr. Tns Two Maxims "Give and forgive" tbe maxim of charity ; "Get and forget" tbe maxim of worldlinois. Give to him that askelb give to the poor and noody give oeip, consolation, nope, lovo. i orgive injuries and offences forgive ai you would be forgiven. Thit Ii true charity. But Ibo other it the maxim of worldly prudence and tucoeii. Get all you ean j forgot whatever It ineonvenienl to romem bor; climb at high at possible; kick down tbo laddor by which you climbed, if it stand io your way. Got fame, fortune, position ; forget friends wbo aro no longer useful confederates who may prove troublesome promiiei which it U Inconvenient to keep. Gold. 'The whole quantity of gold which bis been extracted from tbe sur face and bowels of the earth, from the earliest times to tho present day, is esti mated to be i4 (Mouiand miiliont of del-lart. Exciting Scene in House on the 5th inst—Speech of Hon. Owen Love 5th inst—Speech of Hon. Owen Love joy, of Illinois. Mr. Lovejny said the Ilonso had boon en gaged in giving the doath blow to polygamy. By tho Philadelphia platform tho Republi can party stand plodgod at far at the Fed eral Uovernmcnl hat the power io extricate that othor twin relic of barbarltm, ilavery, in tho Torritoriot. Ho wanted to tee them both strangled and go down together. Mr. I.ovejoy, warming up witn nuiunjoct, pasted from hit seat to the area in front ot tho Ulois. s desk in lull view ol an tne mem- bors.and .poke in aloud tone with emphasis and earnest gesticulation against the ground on wbicb it was touch! to juttify slavery bocaase tbe croature are poor and the .tronr. havo tbo power to oppress the weak The rish opprctt tho poor. The ipint of tlavehoding being tho spirit ot the dovil.&te Mr. I'ryor laid tbe gentleman from Illi noil had no right to shake hit Bit at gentle moo on bit lido. It wai bad enough to tand in bit own placo there, and talk hit treason and insolence. Mr. Barkdalo Lot bim koop on bii own lido of tbe llouto. Tho confusion soon became general and tbe members bepsn to press into the area Mr. Cox taid the gentleman from Illinois ought to speak from hit teat. Mr. I'ryor Lot him stand there and talk, be shan't come on this side of the Hall. Mr. Barkdsle was seen shaking bis eane, and in the wildest of tbe confusion, was heard to say "rascal," as applied to Mr. Lovejny. Mr. Adrian, as if to quiet the tumult, laid tbe gentlemen could tpoak from bit seat. The Chairman. (Mr. Washburn, of Me.,) In vain rapped to restore order. Mr. Adrian, in a conciliatory tone, sup supposed nobody wanted to intimidate the gentleman. Mr. Pryor No ono wants to intimidate bim. Mr. Lovejoy Nobody can Intimidate me. Many Republicans now crowded around Mr. Lovejoy, who exclaimed to tbem "Oh, I'm safe enough I" Mr. Burnett, elevating hii voiee above the din. taid tbe rulei require the gentleman to speak from hit seat. He mutt and ahull do it I Ho shall not ibake hit fist to gentle men on tbit tide in a menacing manner. The Chairman callea loudly for the Ser geant at Armt at if to attend to Mr. Bur oott, wbo taid, "You may call the Sergeant at Arms, but the member tball not do il." Tbe glittering maco of tbe Sergeant at Arrei did not quiot tbe ditordor, Mr. Kollogg, of III., camo to tbe lupport of hit colleague.taying bo should not commit a breach ot tbe rule, but mat no inouia have bit right!. A general fight at ono timo seemed immi nent, and the wildeit excitement every where prevailed. The Speaker wai called on to resume hit leal, when tbe Chairman reported tbat the Committee roto owing to the ditorder. Finally comparative quiet was restored. Mr. Sherman said, "We are in good order now." Thii wai tuceoeded by a bunt of laughter. Tbe Homo ihon again went into Com mittee of the Wbolo. Mr. Lovniov took the itand at tha Clerk't desk and resumed his romurks. He tpoke about Northern Christian women wbo wont to the South to prevent tbe people tbore from returning to barbarism. Mr. Singleton laid tbat he would not al low tucb insinuations on Southern women to pass. If tbe membor persisted in tbat courso of romarks. he would nota uim personally responsible. Mr. Lovejoy laid that in tho 4,000,000 ilavet there was not one legal husband, father, wife or child, and tpoke about a Presbytorian Eldor down South having the Gotpel whippod into him with the broadside of a hand saw, and of a young girl in this city being whipped until the blood came out of bor nostrils, and sent to the garret to die. Ho had sworn to support the Constitution because he loved it, but bo did not interpret It in tho samo way bouthorn men did. Mr. Bonbam You violate it. Mr. Ashmore And perjure yourself. Mr. Singleton And are a negro thief Into the bargain. Mr. Barkesdalo I hold no parley with a perjured negro. Mr. Lovojoy said when Daniol Webster spoke of tbe imposition of Austria on Hun gary no romarkod that the earthquake and tornado havo power, and tbo thunder bat power, but greater than these was the powor of public opinion, and before ibis he propoied to arraign Austria. He (Lovejoy) proposed to hold up to tbe retribution of public lontimont tlaveholding in all its atrocity and hidoousness just as gentlomon had hero polygamy. Publie sontiment will burn and icour out ilavery. Tbe proper way ii by Ibe action of tho slave States themselves. Ho bad endorsod tbo Holpor Book, because he wanted to do it. Ho did so without asking tbe genttoman from Mis souri, or anybody elso. You shed the Hood of my brother twonty years ago, and I am hore treo to speak my uitnd. ino repub lican party would spring np in Kentucky, and gentlomen now boro would find thorn selves displaced by more moderate, and if it were nol onentive, he would add moro sen sible men. Ho wanted to lay in Charleston what ne could no re. Mr. Benham You bad bettor try it. Mr. Lovejoy I can go to England and there discusi the question of Church and Stato. or any other British institution, but if I go into tbo ilavo Statet and talk againtt slavery, where ii my protection ? Mr. Millor Can you go to England and incite the laboring classes to atsasAinate tbe Quoen ? Mr. Lovejoy I don't mean to do that ; 1 claim tbo right to discuss slavery every where under the Stan and Stripes. I claim it. I demand it. Mr. Bonham We want vou to assort it. Mr. Lovniov When you call ut imall farmer! and apply other epithet! againtt tbe working pontile of tho North, we don't barm vou. If a mecbanio from Penntylva nia were to go South and tpoak about the tuperiority of white labor, bo would be held morally responsible. You would ttrip bim and scourge bim by ibe band of a slave, and perhaps tar and feather bim. Mr. Barktdalo Tbe meanest negro In tbe South i your superior. Crioi of "Ordor, from the Bopiiblican lido. Mr. Lovejoy, In ipeaklng of John Brown, laid he would not curie bim ; bo would pour no exooratioci upon old John Brown. He condemned what be (Brown) did. Ho dit annrovad of bit acts ; be believed, however, tbat his purpose wai a good ono and bis motives honest and truthful. John Brown itood bead and ibouldert above any man hero until bo was itrangled. Any law to ontlsvo man was as an arnngemnt among pirates to dittiibuto tbe spoils. By what right do you of the South gel togethnr arid enact law. that I or my children ihall be your tlavos. Every ilave has a right to ron away In ipite of your lawi and to fight bim self away. Were he (Lovejoy) a Hare, and wer,it nccotsary to achieve bis free dom he would not hesitate Io fill np tha chasm and bridgo it wltb tbe slain. He loved the South. ' A Voice "We don love you. Mr. Loveinv So it was with the Savior. Tbey didn't lovo tiim. Laughter. Oon tlornen who talked ol dissolving ma union could not do it any more than they eould ttop the mining or tne ion. v irginta, in ttead ot clothing noueil in tneep gray. should clothe borsolt in sock ciotn ana atnea on account of slavery, and ongbt to drink the water! of bitterness, Mr. Martin, of Va. If you will come into Virginia we will bang you higher than we did John Brown. Mr. Lovejoy No doubt of It. Tbe Cotnmittoe rose, and then tbo House adjournod. Beautiful Picture. Rev. Mr. Barnes, in bis sermon on "Life at three score," illustrates the mag nitude of eternal things as be approaches tbe end of life, compared with (bote which ordinarily occupy the attention of man kind, by tho following figure: "The earth, as it moves in its orbit from year (o year, maintains its distance of ninety-five millions of miles from the sun, and the sun, except when seen through a hazy atmosphere, at its setting. seems at all times to be of the same mag nitude to human view, an object alwayi small, as compared with cur own world. But suppose the earth should leave its orbit, and make its way in a di reet line toward Ibe sun. How soon. would the lun teem to enlarge its dimen sions! How vast and bright it would be come! How soon it would fill the whole field of vision, and all on the earth dwin dle to nothing! So human life now ap pears to me. In earlier years, eternity appeared distant and small of importance. But at tbe period of life which I have now reached, it seems to me as if the earth, had left the orbit of its annual movements, and was making a rapid and direct flight to tbe sun. The objects of eternity, to which I am moving, rapidly enlarge them selves. They bavo become overpower ingly bright and grand. They (ill the whole field of vision, and the earth, with all whicb is the common object of human ambition and pursuit, is vanishing away." The Quaker and the Pugulist. ! A genuine bully called upon a "Friend' avowedly to thrash bim. "Friend," said the Quaker, knocking down the visitor's fists, "before thou pro ceedest to chastise me, wilt Ihoa not take some dinner?" Tbe bully was a glutton, and at once consented, washing down the solids with libations of strong ale. He rose np again to fulfil his original errand. "Friend," said the Quaker, ."wilt thos not first take some punch ?" and he tup plied abundance of punch. The bully, now staggering, attempted to thrash bio entertainer.. "But" quoth the Quaker, "friend wilt thou not take a pipe 1" This hospital offer was accepted, and the bully, utterly weak, staggered across the room to chastise the Quaker. Tbe latter, opening tbe window and pulling tbe bully towards it, thus addressed bim : "Friend, thou earnest here not to be pacified; I gave thee a meat offering, but that did not assuage thy rage ; I gave thee a drink offering, still thou wert beside thyself; I gave thee a burnt offering, neither did that suffice ; and now I will try thee with a heave offering." And with that he heaved him out ol the window. That sufficed him. Chesterfield and Voltaire. Chesterfield was at a rout in France where Voltaire was one of the guests. Chesterfield teemed gazing about the brilliant circle of ladies. Voltaire accost ed him : "My lord, I know you are a judge ; which are the more beautiful, the English or the French ladies ?" "Upon my word," replied Chesterfield, with his usual presence of mind, "I an no judge of paintings." Some time afterward Voltaire, being in London, happened to be at a nobleman'e party with Chesterfield. A lady in the company, prodigiously rouged, directed her whole discourse to Voluire, and en grossed his whole conversation. Chester field camo up, tapped bim on the shod der, and said : "Sir, take care that you are not capti vated." "My lord," returned tho French wit, "I scorn to be taken by an English craft under French colors." Tub Mississippi Biver. A writer, re ferring to tbo vastnets of the Mississippi river, says : It extends S.100 miles from tbo froxon regions of Ibe North to the sunny South, and with the Missouri river 1s 4.600 in length. It would reach from New York across tbe tbe Atlantic Ocean, or front France to Turkey and the Caspian Sea. lie average depth it 50 feet, and its width half a mile. The floodi are moro tbtn a month traveling from its source to its delta. Tbe trappers can exchange Ibo furs of animate caught by them on Ibo upper Mitaistippl for tbo tropical fruits gathered on tbe banks below. Tbe total value of iteamers afloat on tbe river and il tributaries ia moro tbaj w60,000,000, numbering 1,600 boat, with more than Iwico tho iteamboet tonnage of England. It drain an area of 1,300,000 square miles, and watbea tbo thore of 11 powerful Statet. In one tingle reservoir al Lake Pepin, between Wisconsin and Minne sota, 2,500 miles from tbe tea, tbe navies ot, the world might safoly ride at anchor. It is not tbe great things of this life over which mortals stumble. A rock we walk round, a mountain we cross ; it is the unobserved, unexpeeted, unlooked-for little slicks and pebbles which cause as to halt on our journey. Tbo blind may ruo againtt a rock and not fall ; but put e, small matter In bit way and be will etu ble over it.