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BtfMOB & ABAMS. ' mm met. -. & Wwklq arailq Soaraal, Jhootrfc lo miiam, . agrirnltart, Xiftratarr, dShnrafian, Xoraf jMIHgtiur, anb ijrt 3ta of ijre Darj. TERMS t 02V8 8011AS AJfS WVFtt CHHTS rat um, w avtascc. . VOL. 39; NO. 38. WARREN, TRUMBULL COUNTY, . OHIO. WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 1855. WHOLE NO. 2014. Poetry. DECK OF THE "OUTWARD BOUND." DECK OF THE "OUTWARD BOUND." BY ELIZA COOK. . Bow iim wlrmitlb Mitwrt sreea. Ter im by lb cenl itiut BewBlUe we think of the wind and the wave, WkatUmlminMluill IWtmtomw e end the barrtraao faee . : And Uttle heed da w take, " ; Theaiti thii Ittt t-tt r " " ' I" ww I And the U ef ear hoenteteed ahake. Bat (be aerlhaet wtad Mil 4! Seree tele. - - WUh a TOle. of fearfal Kxuxl, nattoMmiiutetclNimriaU, Oa Um ck m -Wward t " Bowriatfelthea took aa the alfht, - Aataethreat'alatctondtgeny Aetna wind feuap, and Um but talatUcht ' v -i bdriaf awarialheekT! Saw we Hates w4 gun with a aUeat Bp. 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Wail traadioa aarU'a lovarr awaad. . - Bat wall tfU tha toraa ana iaftaar tha aaata. -- Oalhadookof ae "oataart boaad." NO GOD. NO GOD. BY MRS. SIGOURNEY. : JVb CaaV Jf Bl" Thaataptoat tawtr,' - That aa tha wild la foaad. . Stelaka,aaitdriBksttaaBperdaw, And tnatblM at tha aoaad: ' "H 9adn aataalthad cha ariaa rraa aat her eavera haar, ' .. Aad wrwrj waaderiai bird that flies. Ttx nhn Mrmat lifti tta heat, -. , ' " . tha Ahaigfatr to praclaia : .: Thaarooktet,oait aiialaimnu. - IMhtaaataftarahiaaaaaa. -" Baw wU (ha daap aad Teagalal aaa, ' Aloaf tta feinoirj track, -. Tha rad TaaaTiaa apea hia Booth : T. harl Um biaehood back. . : : Tha.pW-waa,arUhtopTiacleraat. . ' Tha aaaaa! fcaf abada. .Thabraadtrattbeadlnf tottakad, . b aaa br ialaad (Jada: Tha wiagad aaada, that, bar by wiada. , . Tha rorlasaparrowa feed, ' :V. Tha aatlea, ea the deaert aaada, . Caafate tha aeoraer'a creed. , - . . , .''''-.'.' WaOadH" WtthiadigaaUaa.ai(h Tha fervent San ia etirrV,' " Aad tha pate Moea tana paler atUl, At each aa iiploaa word: . ' ! ' And (room ttnir Wrniaf tfaroMS, the Blare ' - Iok dowa ailk anfrr era, ; . ThatUMaawametdMsboajdaMck s NO GOD. BY MRS. SIGOURNEY. Choice Miscellany. A RAINY SABBATH. AT DEACON HAMLIN'S BY HANNAH E. BRADBURY. Bless me ! how it rains 1" good Deacon, rising upon bis elbow, ; diew aside the curtain and peered forth into the outer' door world. : t i ; had a strangely comfortable feel ing as be contemplated the softly de- aeending rain, which arose partlj from the fact that bis crops were needing the - Bosrishing moisture, and partly well, it ..' was Sunday morning. So the Deacon tamed upon bis side and settled himself for another dose, "r - Z . t i . -- Now Deborah, the Deacon's worthy lvelp-mate, was ill at ease, for already bad the eld kitchen clock told the hour ; ci seren, and bad if been Monday in ; t stead of Sabbath, the whole household would bare been astir two hours earlier. ' So after sundry knocks and thrusts, ' which failed to produce the desired effect i - upon the sleepy Deacon, she arose and . descended to the kitchen. ' After preparing breakfast, it was no easy matter to rally the occupants of the bed room ; but at length Deborah's elo- . quesce, combined wiih the persuasiTe fragrance of her coffee, prevailed, and the Deacon, with a face expressive of the most decorous and becoming dignity, befitting the day, seated himself at the table, and was soon joined bj two stout ,. lads in their teens and a young iil of twelve...;: - - , None of this small breakfast party were disposed to be very talkative, but Miss Lucy ventured to ask her mother if they were to attend meeting. . , r Deborah looked inquiringly at the ' Deacon; but be was too busily occupied ' with coffee and toast to heed the look. and with her usual quiet and submissive tones she asked: - y . "-. "Shall Charles harness the borse after ; breakfast ?- ! :;' ' J . . "Why, Deborab, you would not think . of going out in all this rain," answered - the Deacon, v. - ; 'We have close carnage, and with - jny thick shawl I can go very comfort- blf -J.tv..,. , ..... . . , ' -"Sossejue ! Deborah, you'll be sure to get a cold sitting in damp clothes ia' that cold church, and besides, the horse is in the back pasture, and cannot be caught without a deal of trouble ; and I do not like the carriage to be out in this rain and mud.". Deborah was silent; she was habitu ally a woman of few words, and never thought of opposing her husband's wishes. She even wondered, as she moved gently about the kitchen, performing those household duties which cannot be omit- ed on the Sabbath, whether ahe had not been a little bold in suggesting to her husband the propriety of attending meet ing, and then strange that such rebel lious thoughts should trouble Deborah but it seemed to ber simple, church-lov ing heart that the Deacon bad grown wonderfully careful of the carriage since Thursday, for oa that day he rode ten miles in the rain to attend a political meeting. Alter prayer Deacon Hamlin nerer omitted family worship on the Sabbath, and not often on week days, unless plant- inghaying or harvesting pressed heavi ly the conscientious farmer called for the papers, and read very carefully the pages of the "Independent." Now Dea con Hamlin did sot approve of reading secular and political papers Sabbath day, but be bad read every thing of in terest ia the "Independent, not omit ting a long article on the best method of curing hay, long before noon, and there, within reach of bis itching fingers, lay the "Tribune," containing an epitome of everything worth knowing. The Dea con did not mean to read it, but the temptation just to glance at the leading articles, to see what was agitating the public mind, overcame bis religious sera- pies, and Deborah a call to come to din ner surprised him in the midst of aa an extremely interesting article on the Rights of Women." Daring dinner, the Deacon gravely catechised his children on the manner of spending the morning ; and finding that the boys bad been j-eadine one of Coop er's sea tales, and Miss Lucy had been weeping over the sorrows of "little Gir ty," be thought such serious violations of propriety required equally severe rep rimands, and ia punishment thereof, he assigned each of them a Scripture lesson to be repeated at the tea table, easing bis conscience by some very appropriate remarks cn the friiolous character of light literature, and the heartily expressed wish that every novel was "at the bottom of the sea." - r The afternoon, at the Deacon's, wore away much like the morning. Deborah read Pilgrim's Progress and Judson's Memoirs, and the deacon finished the Tri bune, and then, taking his umbrella and a bag of salt, went forth to the pastures to look after his numerous flocks and herds, for if any one of his sheep had fal len into a pit on the Sabbath day. how oould the Deacon have lifted it out, had be been at church ? . Charles and Henry committed the portion of Script tore assigned to them, and then, not dar ing to resume the novel, strolled about the farm, and talked knowingly about the prospect for harvest. Probably the most joyous feeling ex perienced by any member of the family during the day, was when the kitchen clock told the hour of retiring. May the time be far distant when an other rainy Sabbath keeps the Deacon's family from church, and long, long be the time ere bis pastor's heart is chilled with the sight of his empty pew ! ' ? A STRANGE PHENOMENON. We have never seen in print a notice of the following strange fact, although every steamboat acquainted with Green River navigation, can verify its truth. Jost about the locks, when the river is in a low stage, for several miles steam boats shut down their furnace doors and allow no torches to be lighted, for fear of what the deck hands call "setting the nver on fire I" Frequently boats using torches or keeping their furnace doors open, at this particular place, have them selves engulphed in blue flames, greatly to the alarm of passengers, and in sever al cases setting the steamer oa fire. In some instances the passengers have only been prevented by the strenuous exer tions of officers, from leaping overboard in their alarm. The cause of the singu lar phenomenon is simply this : ' The bottom of the river becomes covered with forest leaves and rubbish to the depth of some incnes, probably several feet. Boats in low water' run through this bed of vegetable matter, their wheels stirring it up thoroughly. An inflanja ble gas is thus permitted to escape, which on communicating with a flame, at once takes fire and burns with a blue blase, At such times the boat is stopped and the flames cease. When out, the boat goes oa again, taking the precautions mentioned above. Unless allowed to continue some Ettle time, this burning gas is not pt to eomramnicate its fame to wood but is quite sufficient to seriously alarm those not acquainted with hseause. EvanxviUe, Ind. Journal. AN EARTHLY PARADISE. Of South America, especially its inte rior, we know but little, lhe explora tions of Herndon and Gibbon have given us more reliable information concerning it, than, perhaps, all other travelers and writers combined. Some months since,' we noticed at considerable length, the work of the first named. That of the latter we have just read, with even great er interest. We give below aa interest ing sketch, selected from this book, of the Department and city of Santa Crus, situated near the eastern boundary of Bolivia, and almost mid-way "between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. With no commerce other than that carried on by mule trains, and cut off from inter course with the world, it scarcely feels the loss of either. Its natural produc tions make it independent of all other countries. Their great variety and its equitable and luxurious climate makeita 'Happy Valley," an earthly paradise. But let the author speak for himself : " When we look at the list of produc tions in that region of country, we are struck with the independenctvof its in habitants upon all external trade. A breakfast table in Santa Crus, construct ed of beautiful cedar wood, is described, covered with white cotton cloth, silver plates and dishes, with silver cups, forks, and spoons ; coffee, sugar, cream, but ter, corn and wheat bread, mutton, eggs, and oranges, are all produced in the province. Beef is found on the pampa. game in the woods, and fish in the rivers. Potatoes and all the garden vegetables are raised upon the plantations. The arm chair of the creole is made of the ornamental "Caoba," or mahogony tree. Eight guests may be seated, each one in a different species of mahogany. His Indian servants gather grapes, make wine, collect the tropical fruits, and to bacco ; while bis wife or daughter take pride in well made cigars. The climate is such that horses roam about all the year; there is no expense for stabling the animals. No barns are neeessarT for the protection of his harvests during bard winter. His bouse may be as open as a shed. What little thin cloth ing and bedding bis family require are supplied by the soiL and worked into fine cloth by the hands of Indians, who spin, weave, and sew. bilver he cares little for except in table use. Gold oun ces are melted into crosses and earrings for the Indian girls. The inhabitants of Santa Crux are therefore the most indo lent in the world ; under !s hospitable climate, few men exert themselves ' be- yond what is absolutely necessary. When be takes a fancy to wear itri- ped trousers, he plants a row of white . cotton and a row of yellow. These col- ore contrast without the trouble of dye- stuff ; should he wish a blue, he plants a row of indigo ; when he requires red, be gathers cochineal from among the woods, where he also finds a bark which produces a deep black, whieh the wo men often employ to dye their white dresses. . The heart-leaved bixa grows wild; the vanilla bean scents the door-way, while the coffee and chocolate trees shade it. The sugar cane may be plant ed, in any part of the province, to be manufactured into sugar, rum, and mo lasses, during the year of planting. It may be well to give, from report, an outline of the daily life of a family in this town. Very early in the morn ing the creole, getting out of bed, throws himself into a hamac ; his wife stretch es herself upon a bench near by, while their children seat themselves with their legs under them on the chairs, all in their night dresses. The Indian servant girl enters with a cup of chocolate for each member of the family. After which she brings some coals of fire in a silver dish. The wife lights her husband a cigar, then one for herself. Some time is spent reclining, chatting and regaling. The man slowly pulls on his cotton trou sers, woolen coat, leather shoes, and vicuna hat, with his neck exposed to the fresh air silk handkerchiefs are scarce he walks to some near neighbor's, with whom. he again drinks chocolate and and smokes another cigar. At midday a small low table is set in the middle of the room, and the family go to breakfast. The wife sits next to her husband ; the women are very pret ty and affectionate to their husbands. He chooses her from among", there being about that number of women to one man in the town. The children seat themselves, and the dogs form a ring behind. The first dish is a chupe of, potatoes with large pieces of meat. The man helps himself first, and throws hia bones straight aoross the table ; a child dodges bis head to give it a free passage.' i 1 ; and the dogs rush after it as it falls upon the ground floor. A child then throws his bone, the mother dodges, and the dogs rush behind ber. The second dish holds small pieces of beef without bones. Dogs are now fighting. Next comes a .dish with finely -chopped beef ; ther.beef soap, vegetables, and fruits; finally. eogee or chocolate. After breakfast the man pulls off bis trousers and coat, and lies down with his drawers in the hamac. His wife lights him a cigar. The dogs jump up and lie down upon the chairs the fleas bite (hem on the ground. The Indian girl closes both doors and windows, takes the children out to play, while the rest of the family sleep. At 2 p. m. the church bells ring to let the people know the priests are saying a prayer for them, which rouses them up. The man rises, stretches bis hand above his head and gapes ; the dogs get down, and whiningly stretch themselves ; while the wife sits up in bed and loudly calls for "fire;" the Indian girl reappears with a "chunk" for her mistress to light her master another cigar, and she smokes again herself. The dinner, which takes place between 4 and 5, and is near ly the same as breakfast, except when a beef is recently killed by the Indians, then they have a boil. The ribs and other long bones of the animal are trim med of flesh, leaving the bones thinly coated with meat ; these are laid across a fire and roasted : the members of the family, while employed with them, look as if all were practising music. A horse is brought into the house by an Indian man, who holds while the " patron " saddles and bridles him ; he then puts on a pair of silver spurs, which cost forty dollars, and mounting, he rides out of the frontdoor to the opposite house ; halting, he takes off his hat and calls out " Buenas tardea, senoritas " good evening, ladies. The ladies make their appearance at the door ; one lights him a cigar ; another mixes him a glass of lemonade to refresh himself after his ride. He remains in the saddle talking, while' they lean gracefully against the door-post, smiling with their bewitching eyes, tie touches his bat and rides on to another neighbor. After spending the afternoon in this wsy be rides into his house again. The Indian holds the horse by the bridle while the master dis mounts. Taking off the saddle, be throws it into one chair, the bridle into another, his spurs on a third, and him self into the hamac ; the Indian leads out the horse, the dogs pull down the riding gear to the floor, and lay them selves on their usual beds. Chocolate and cigars are repeated. Should the Creole be handed a letter of introduction by a stranger traveling through the country, be immediately of fers his hamae and a cup chocolate. The baggage will be attended to, and as long as the traveler remains, be is treated with a degree of kindness and politeness seldom met with in fashiona ble parts of the world. No alteration will be made in their mode of living on account of his being among them, except that the dogs and horses are kept out of the house, and there is less dodging of bones. Pride, and a natural feeling of good manners, prevent the stranger from seeing such performances. The Creels speaks of the wealth of his country in the most exaggerated manner ; be has so many of the good things of the world at his door, that he naturally boasts ; he thinks little of other parts of the world; he has no idea of leaving his own fruits and flowers. The roads are bad ; he cares little for their use. When he leaves his native city, it is more- for pleasure than for commerce. He is not obliged to build railroads that be may receive at low rates of freight the tea of China; the sugar of the West Indies;! the flour, iron, or cotton goods of North America. His own climate is so agree- ble that be seldom wishes to travel ; there is no place like At home I When the traveler inquires bow he would like to see a steamboat come to the mouth of the Piary river, the water of which be drinks, his ejes brighten, and he smil ingly says " he would be delighted ; " at once -telling what he would put on board of her as a cargo for the people who sent ber. He is contented with the roads constructed by the hand of the Creator of all things ; but the Creole is honest in bis desire to see what he has never seen a steam engine move a ves sel. He is ready to sell his produce to those who come to bim ; yet when you inquire what he desires from other parts of the world, it is very certain, from the length of time it takes him to answer. that be seldom thinks he is in want of anything ; and if asked how much he is willing to subscribe towards purchasing a steamboat, bis usual answer is, that " he has no money, and is very poor 1' It is calculated that two hundred thousand men have perished in the pres. ent European war INTERESTING DISCOVERY. AN ANCIENT AND CIVILIZED PEOPLE FOUND. The following curious letter is calcula ted to arrest more than ordinary atten tion. ' It is from the pen of O. H. Green, of the U. S. sloop-of-wsr Decatur, is dated "off the Straits of Magellen, Feb., 15th," and appeared in the New Orleans Picayune of the 1st inst : There being no appearance of a change of weather,' I obtained leave of absence for a few dajs, and accompanied by my class-mate and chum, Dr. Bainbridge, Assistant Surgeon, was landed on Terra del Fuego. With great labor and diffi culty we scrambled up the mountain sides, which line the whole southeast shore on these Straits, and after as cending 3500 feet, we came upon a plain of surpassing richness and beauty. Fertile fields the greatest variety of fruit trees in full bearing, and signs of civilisation and refinement meeting us on every side. We had never read any account of these people, and thinking this Island was wholly deserted, except by a few miserable cannioals and wild beasts, we bad come, well armed, and jou can judge of our surprise. The in habitants were utterly astonished at our appearance, but exhibited no signs of fear, or any unfriendliness. Our dress amused them, and being the first white men ever seen by them, they imagined that we had come from their God, the Sun, on some peculiar errand of good. They are the noblest race I ever saw, the men all ranging from 6 feet to 6, well proportioned, very athletic, and straight as an arrow. The women were among the most perfect models of beau ty ever formed, averaging 5 feet high, very plump, with small feet and hands, and a jet-black eye which takes you by storm. We surrendered at discretion, and remained two weeks witlf this strange people. Their teachers of religion speak the Latin language, and have traditions from successive priests, through half a hund red centuries. They tell us this Island was once at tached to the main land; that about 1900 years ago, by their reeords, their country was visited by a violent earth quake, which occasioned the rent now known as the Straits of Magellan ; that on the top of the mountain which lifted its head to the sun, whose base rested where the waters now flow, stood their great temple; which according to their description, as compared to the one now existing we saw, must have been 17,208 feet sqare, and over 1100 feet high, built of the purest pantile marble. A thousand reflections crowd upon the mind in viewing this people and this paradise, unknown to the world. The ship is in sight that will carry this to you, and I must now close ; only saying that the official report of Dr. Bainbridge to the Department, will be filled with the most interesting and val uable matter, and astonish the American people. The vessel proves to be the clipper ship Creeper, from the Chichi Islands, with guano, for your port, and I will avail myself of this opportunity to send you a specimen of painting on por celain, said to be over 3000 years old ; and an image, made of gold and iron, taken in one of their wars many years before the Straits of Magellan existed. They number about three thousand men, women and children, and I was assured the population has not varied two hundred, as they prove by their traditions, for immemorable ages. As the aged grow feeble (bey are left to die, and if the children multiply too rapidly they are sacrificed by the priests. This order comprises about one-tenth of the population, and what the ancient Greeks called "Gymnosophists." They are all of one peculiar race, neither will they admit a stranger into their order. They live, for the most part, near the beauti ful stream called Tanuhan, which takes its rise in the mountains, passes through the magnificent valley of Leuvu, and empties into the Atlantic at the extreme southwestern point of the Island. This residence is chosen for the sake of their frequent purifications. Their diet consists of milk, curdled with sour herbs. They eat apples, rice, and all fruits and vegetables, esteeming it the height of impiety to taste anything that has life. They live in little huts or cot tages, each one by himself, avoiding company and discourse, employing all their time in contemplation, and their religious duties. They esteem this life but a necessary dispensation of Nature, which they voluntarily do as a penance, evidently thirsting after the dissolution of their bodies ; and firmly believing that the soul, at death, is released from its prison, and launched forth into per fect liberty and happiness. Therefore, they are always cheerfully disposed to die, bewailing those that are alive, and celebrating the funerals of the dead with joyful solemnities and triumph. . ANECDOTES OF DR. CHAPMAN. j I ' Ths late Doctor Chapman, of Ph3i delphia, mourned of many who will laugh at his wit no more, has left behind bim a memory that will be transmitted through generations. His wit was equal to his skilL It waa hard to say which did his patients the most good, and as he always gave bis best of both at the same time, they probably helped each other. Just as it happened when one of "his patient revolted at a monstrous dose of physic, and said : " Why, Doctor, you don't mean such a dose as this for a gentleman ?" " Oh, no," said the Doctor, "it is for working men 1" And a good laugh is often as good as a medicine. With him the pleasantry was as certain as the opportunity. Even in txtremit it would come out of him. He was walking in the streets, and a baker' cart, driven furiously, was about to run him down. The baker reined up suddenly, and just in time to spare the Doctor, who instantly took off his hat, and bowing politely exclaimed, "You are the best brtd man in town." At the great gathering in Philadelphia of the Medical Society of the United States, our literary and distinguished Dr. Francis and Dr. Chapman met, as they had done a thousand times before, having been friends for half a century. At a large dinner party a pompous little Dr. Mann, presuming that these gentlemen were strangers, said to Dr. Francis, "Let me introduce you to Dr. Chapman, the head of our profession in Philadelphia t was too much for Dr. Chapman, who retorted, " Dr. Francis, let me introduce you to Dr. Mann, the tail of our profes sion in Philadelphia." Little Mann left the lions alone after that. Very much against his will the Doctor was made a vestryman in bis parish church, and one of his duties was to pass the plate for the contribution at the morn ing service. He presented it with great politeness and becoming gravity to the genlleman at the head of the pew near est the chancel, who was not disposed to contribute. The faithful collector, noth ing daunted, held the plate before him. and bowed, as if he would urge him to think the matter over and give tonutking. a little something, and refused to go on till he had seen his silver on the plate. In this way he proceeded down the aisle, victimising every man till he came to the pew nearest the door, where sat an aged colored woman. To bis surprise she laid down a piece of eold. " Dear me ?" said the astonished Doctor, " you must be Guinea nigger." They never troubled the Doctor to go around with the plate after that. Dr. Chapman was a delegate lo the Convention of the Church, which was to hold its anual session at Pittsburgh. Party spirit ran high, and the members. both clerical and lay, being men of like passions with other men, became more excited and violent in word and tone than was becoming so reverend and crave a body. When things had gone on at tuis rate for two days, and were nothing bettered, but rather grew worse. one of the most venerable members arose and said, that he thought these scenes were highly indeccrus, especially as they were enacted in the presence of God, whose servants we all profess to be. Dr. Chapman, for the first time, now stood up, and with a peculiar twist ing of his words, and the profound atten tion of the whole convention, remarked " Mr. President, I think so, too. It too bad. The members ought not to do so. But I do not feel the force of that last remark. The gentleman says, 'we ought not to conduct ourselves in this manner in the presence of God ; now. sir, to my certain knowledge, He has not been in this place since we came to gether." The rebuke was so just, so pertinent. that priest and people felt it alike, and the business of the convention was eon' ducted with decorum to its close. liar- perM Magazine. - A Quakeress, being jealous of her husband, watched his movements, and one morning actually discovered the truant hugging and kissing the pretty servant girl. Broadbrim was not long in discov ering the face of his wife, as she peeped through the half-open door, and rising with all the coolness of a General, thus addressed her : "Betsy, thee had better quit peeping, or thee will cause a disturbance in the family." Hobacs BurmiT says that "the paths of trade fairly bristle with temptation." Mr. Binney alludes to the trade in dry goods, groceries, eke.; bat. we imagine the trade which bristles most with temp tations, is the bog-trade of the Western States. When a man once embarks that trade, be is apt to " go the entire swine." DIMENSIONS OF HEAVEN. is in "And he measured the eity with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length, and the breadth, and the height of it are equal." Rsv. XXI. IS. Twelve thousand furlongs 7,920,000 feet, which being cubed, is 496,793,088,- 000,000,000,000 cubic feet. Half of this, we will reserve for the Throne of God, and the Court of Heaven; add half of the balance for Streets, leaving a re mainder of 124.193,272.000,000,000,- 000 cubic feet. Divide this by 4066, the cubical feet in a room 16 feet square, and 16 feet high, and there will be 30,321,843,750,000, 000 rooms. We will now suppose that the world always did and always will e on tain 900,- 000,000 inhabitants, and tt at a generation lasts 331 years, making 2,700,000,000 every century, and that the world will stand 100,000 years, making in all 270, 000,000,000,000 inhabitants. : Then suppose there were 100 such worlds, equal to this, in number of inhabitants and duration of years, making a total of 27,000,000,000,000,000 persons. Then there would be a room 16 feet long, 16 feet wide, and 16 feet high, for each person and yet there would be room. Tax V aj.cs or Fosxst Tbxxs. The remarks which follow are credited to Dr. Hawks, and are worthy the earnest and serious attention of every benevolent and patriotic mind. "Civilisation uses a vast amount of wood, although for many purposes it is being fast superseded ; but it it not ths nteettary use of wood thai it sweeping away the forest of tha United Stat, to much at it wanton dettntction. We should look to the tontequtneet of this. Palestine, once well-wooded and culti vated like a garden, is now a desert the haunt of Beudouins ; Greece, in ber palmy days the land of laurel forests, is now a desolate waste ; Persia and Bab ylon, the cradles of civilisation, are now covered beneath the sands of deserts, pro duced by the eradication of forests. It is comparatively easy to eradicate the forests of the North, as they are of a gregarious order one class succeeding another ; but, the tropical forests, composed of in numerable varieties, growing together in the most democratic union and equal ity, are never eradicated. Even in Hin dostan, all its many millions of popula tion have never been able to conquer the phoenix-life of its tropical vegetation. Forests act as regulators, preserving snow and rain from melting and evapo ration, and producing a regularity in the flow of the rivers draining them. ' When they disappear, thunder-storms become less frequent and heavier, the snow melts in the first warm days of spring, causing freshets, and in the fall the rivers dry up and eease to be navigable. These fre&hets and droughts also pro duce the malaria, which is the scourge of Western bottom-lands. Forests, al though they are at first an obstacle to civilisation, soon become necessary to its continuance. Our rivers, not having their sources above the snow line, are dependent on forests for their supply of water, and it is essential that they should be preserved." In Virginia the severity of the winter. and the drouth of the spring have opera ted injuriously upon the wheat crop of that State. The appearances now are not flattering. But, spring rains and auspicious weather may yet bring abun dant crops. Srscx it has become the fashion for men to confess their past errors very freely in books, it is boldly asserted that there is no material difference between an autobiography and a naughty biog raphy. - Ths doctors are beginning to discuss the powers of electricity as a remedial agent. So we suppose they are only going to abandon the old modes of kil ling for one more "shocking." As experienced woman asserts, that when men break their hearts, it is all the same as when a lobster breaks one of his elaws ; another sprouting immediate ly, and growing in its place. Tas following advertisement lately ap peared in an English paper: "Wanted, a man end his wife to look after a farm, and a da ry with a religious turn of mind without incumbrance." Is May, 1854, Ohio had within a frac tion of five million of sheep. The coun ties of Columbiana, Licking and Har rison have about 130,000 each. A Music Dxaus recently received an order for " 2 coppys weave me no God a ehaplet," the man wanted the ballad, "Weave me no gaudy chaplet" Ms. Siati'Lss wants to know if a "Board of Trade" trades in boards. Mr. Sim ples is to build a wheelbarrow, and wan's to know the price of lumber. DIMENSIONS OF HEAVEN. For the Farmer. From the Ohio Observer. THE DROUGHT AND ITS LESSONS. Let us look first for the economical les-j sons, which msy be gathered from tha Drought and its results. This is the second Drought which has centred in: ten yeari one m 1845, the other in 1854. There is usually in AHgust a ucc of moisture to sustain vegetation.. The Western Reserve is a land of cheese and. butter. The eeneral effort of farmers is to produce as much as possible of these and as little of anything else. The effort is to push off all kinds of stock, and to buy cows, cows, cows. : Another., class of farms is devoted to the maturing of cattle for the butcher, and the talk of their owners is of bullocks, but the plow is little used and oa some farms not at all from year to year. . - . It seems bad economy to depend en tirely upon one resource anywhere, but especially in such a climate as this. There will always be liability to failure. whieh shall bring distress upon the whole community. This is true m the South. where one staple, as tobacco, rice, cot ton or sugar is the sole dependence ; if that fails, there is of necessity commer cial trouble, and the greater, if this fail ure occurs, as this year, at the same tune with a general interruption of confidence in the commercial world. .: . . ; . --; If a mixed husbandry is pursued, it will rarely happen that all crops will fail. . If the grass and corn fail, wheat may be a good crop, and the straw, chaff, and shorts will keep the stock though the winter, and the farmer wiS not be com pelled to buy food for himself and his cattle at the same time. It is not then the true policy of our farmers to run all to grass, but to pur sue a mixed husbandry ; to cultivate a few acres in the best possible manner, and raise a crop of wheat, another of oats, another of corn, with potatoes for family use. The amount of stock which could be kept would be diminished, but by no means in proportion to the increased security ; for at the same time ' the amount of winter forage would be in creased. The habit of plowing more would increase security in another way. Lands which have been plowed and seed ed are much less affected by the drought than natural meadows, except bottom lands, of which we have very Ettle.' 'Ia 1845 the crop on plowed lands were "dou ble that on nnplowed. The early part of last season was wet, so that the pro portion wits less, though there was great difference. Besides all this, I expect that in less than fifty years, an inproved eulture will show our clay soils to be the true wheat soils. The lesson also seems to be taught by this Providence, that there is no safety in stocking farms to their utmost ca pacity in good seasons. These wSl oc cur about as often as the barren ones, while the majority will be of medium productiveness. God taught Egypt, by the month of Joseph, to lay by ia the fruitful year to supply the lack of the un fruitful. So be teaches us by his Prov idence. Years of careful observation and experience have convinced me that in good seasons, the farmer should cal culate to leave over, in this climate. about one-third of his fodder to provide for the contingencies of the following season, so as to let the abundance of the one supply the lack of toe other. But the propensity is to stock up fail, to make up for the loss of the last season ; the consequence is, cows have to be bought when high and the farmer ia reduced ia means. He finds at the elose of the sea son, perhaps, that the price of the pro duct has been diminished, and be has made nothing. The second or thirdsea son is short and be sells at a sacrifice, till be thinks be can get through, and be does get though with the loss of some of the weaker ones ; but the others axe "spring poor," and therefore moderate ly productive. The annual August drought suggests another item of economy. Dairies uni formly fall off in this season, and with out any necessity. No season, not even the last, has been known to be so dry that a well prepared field would not pro duce a considerable quantity of corn-fodder, .if seeded for that purpose. Every dairyman should sow from one to tea acres, according to the number of bis herd, to supply them with green fodder for this season. He could thus increase bis number and add greatly to their pro ductiveness, and whatever was not waa ted could be saved for winter use.- The land being cleared early, would, if prop erly worked through the season, be in the best order for wheat. It should be put in early so that the crop eould be all removed in time for the early sowing of wheat, that being the best season for curing that which is left, J '