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PUBLISHED BY HAFOOOD & ADAMS. unit mci. & HJttklq araili Sonrnal, Draotrb to .frobora. 'iralturr, literature, (Station, loral Snblligtntr, anb tjft l&ins of tjt Dai. :. ON2 collar ajto rxrrr castr . . ru un, nr ataxb. - VOL. 39, NO. 44. WARREN, TRUMRULL COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY JUNE 2 0, 1855, WHOLE NO.; I03Q- ? Poetry. [For the Chronicle.] LINES TO A YOUNG FRIEND. BY MRS. AMANDA GRAY. SHt Friona, th spring ant mm and M 'fliMllkrhatmini; " " JtifuHV glorta, loo. tore Born, Whn Sowar ul loaf of from. Ana Won win ar sighing m, Th fikla an brown and aw. Ana SMUiy-tincoa rorwt lmw, To gild Om Men., appear. The groT ar aad and itlent, who Th singing bird ban been. And pmlT tteaffht aoaM MaUas Th ariad in aaeh a ob ; Bat spring with all its long bright day. Hot linn i with it flower ; Her tine, nor abssne, deamt trtand. Can amr hearts fflt san. Thmgh Annum tears are fading now. Oar Mendthip ata i green ; Thoagh ebang i Barked on n&are'l brow. Ho Chang in a U seen. Ynng friend; eonki I npoa thy hand. All richest bleating pear. I'd ld r mti Ckrittf lor th Fd k a nter. [From the Ohio State Journal,] EARLY FLOWERS. BY WM. F. PORTER. On th hiHsid. sloping southward, then th gcatl Waking cp with warm embraces, fragrant flower en 7 MM, Till th BMantalna, and th hillsides, and th valley down below, gparkl with their wealth of blossoms, as they sparkled 1st of snow. Yirat to meet th son'f caresses tb Llvrwrt with aaodestcy, BoSaeting In iu soft recesses, sore from the arching sky; Peeping through th unbend bed of dry and Sear ad laar, Timidly to meet th light Its Uttw head aphssT. Dowa bshind yoa mossy htllock, reowted sen- beams lie. T Sis up ttnfragll Wind-flower ; then mm friendly Baaaesnigh Shield It from the cold north winds, while they let the soother pmy - Hid. aad Mk amid th tender hlouems all tlx lin-locg day. . When amid th dnsVrlng boshes soma clear tramlet tads Its way, Blooau the gentle pnrpfe riolet, sprinkled by the drift ing spray Wails the Craw-Foot and Spring Beaaty fill ta sassd- ws al aroand. Aad aba little drooping Bhat-kelll ctnster s'er each av ' ay moond. Waaaaa, Ohio, April, 18SS. " BY WM. F. PORTER. Choice Miscellany. MR. PEPPER'S WIFE; AND HOW HE SHUT HER UP. " Mrs. Pepper, I labor under the im pression that it is high time yon were getting breakfast. As my former house keeper understood all my wishes, in re gard to these things, I found it unneces sary to give any orders respecting them, but with yoa it is different. As yoa hare never got a meal in this house, of coarse yoa know nothing of the regula tions of the household. In the first place yoa will make a fire in the kitchen, pat on the teakettle, Ac. Then yoa will make a fire in here ; that done yoa will cook the breakfast and bring it in here, as I hare always been accustomed to taking mine in bed, and I do not consider it necessary to depart from that custom on yoar account ; bat should yoa prefer it, yoa can eat yours in the kitchen, as it is perfectly immate rial to me." This occurred the morning after Mrs. Pepper went to housekeeping. Mrs. Pepper was a sensible woman she made bo reply to Mr. Pepper's commands ; ' but as soon as her toilet was finished, she left the room, and sitting down in the kitchen, she thus ruminated : " Make the kitchen fire yes 111 do that ; then make a fire in the bedroom, I'll see to that too ; then take the break fast to his bedside just see if I do !" And then Mrs. Pepper eat down and thought deeply for a few minutes, when, apparently having arrived -ata satisfac tory conclusion, she proceeded to busi ness. ; . - Having got a nice fire kindled in the kitchen, she carried some coal into Mr. P's appartment, and filled up his stove, having first ascertained that there was not a spark of fire in it. That duty per formed, she next prepared the breakfast, of which she partaok with great relish, and after matters and things were all set to rights in the kitchen, she went down town on a shopping excursion. Meanwhile, Mr. Pepper began to grow - impatient. " He labored under the im pression" that the atmosphere of his room did not grow, warm very fast, and he began to feel unpleasantly hungry. keeping out from behind the curtains, he saw how affairs were with regard to the stove. Something like a suspicion of the leal staff of affairs began to dawn upon his mind. He listened for a few minutes, but all was still about the house. Hastily dressing himself, he proceeded to investigate the affair. He soon com prehended the whole of it; and was very wrathful at first ; bat he comforted him- sell with the reflection that he had the power to punish Mrs. P., jind he felt bound to do it, too. After some search he found the remains of the breakfast. of which he partook with a gusto, and then he sat down to wait for Mrs. P. She was a long time in coming, and he had ample time to none his wrath. While sitting there, he thus soliloquised, "That ever 1, Philander Pepper, should be so treated, and by a woman, too, is not to be believed. I can't be E"Vit. bo, nor t won't etthwr. - fiat she shan't escape, that's certain ; if " she should, my putatkm for dignity would be forever gone I for haven't I told Sol omon Simpleton all along how I was go ing to make my wife stand around, and how I was a going to make her get up and make the fire every morning, and let me lie in my bed, and how I was go to to shut her up, and feed her on bread and water, if she dared to say she would'nt do it," "A cozy little arrangement, Mr. Pep per," said a soft voice behind him. Mr. P. started up, and there stood Mrs. P. right behind his chair, laughing just as hard as she could. Mr. P. pat on a severe look. " Sit down iu that chair, madam," he said, pointing to the one he had just va cated, while I have a little conversation with you." " No w I should be pleased to know why yoa did not obey my orders this morn ing, and where yoa have been all this forenoon 'Where have I been this forenoon, Mr. Pepper, I have not the least objec tion to tell yoa ; I have been down town doing a little shopping. I have purchas ed some lovely napkins; just look at them," said she holding them up de murely for his inspection , " I only paid a dollar a piece for them; extremely cheap don't yon. think so ?" she added. Mr. Pepper was astonished ; how she dared to turn the conversation in this way, was a mystery to him. Suddenly his bottled wrath broke loose. Turning fiercely Upon her he said " Betsey Jane yoa disgust me ; yoa seem to make light of this matter ; bat it is more serious than yoa imagine, as yoa will find to roar cost presently. If yoa do not instantly beg my pardon, in a submissive manner, I shall exert my authority to bring yoa to a proper sense of your misconduct, by imprisoning yoa in one of my chambers until yoa are willing to pxosnise strict obedience to my wishes." At the close of this very eloquent and dignified speeduYMr. Pepper drew him self up to his full height, and stationed hiniself before Mrs. P., ready to receive expressions of sorrow and penitence ; he had no doubt but that she would fall down at his feet and say " Dear Philander,, won't yoa please to forgive me this time, and I'll never do so any more. I" And he was going to say, " Betsey Jane, you'd better net;" but instead of doing J1 this, what do yoa think she did ? Laughed him right in the face 1 Mr. Pepper Was awful wrathy. He spoke op to her in a voice of thunder and said "Mrs. Pepper, walk right up stairs, this very minute, and don't yoa let the grass grow under your feet while yoa are going, neither. . Ton have begun your antics in good season, Mrs. Pepper, but I'll half yoa to know that it won't pay to continue them any length of time with me, Mrs. Pepper. Again I com mand yoa to walk up stairs." " Well, reejly, Mr. P., it is not at all necessary for yoa to speak so loud I am not bo deaf as all that comes to; but as for walkidg up stairs, I have not the least objection to doing so, if yoa will wait until 'I have recovered from my fatigue ; but I eant think of doing so before." But yoa mutt, Mrs. P." " Then all that I have got say is this, you'll hare to carry me, for I won't walk I" Mr. P. looked at his wife for a moment with (he greatest astonishment; but as she began to laugh at him again he thought to h.imself " She thinks I won't do it, and hopes to get off in that way ; but it won't do ; op stairs she's got to go, if I do have to carry her ; so here goes," and taking the form, of his lady in his arms, he soon had the sutjafaction of seeing her safely lodged, in her prison, and carefully lock, ing her in, he stationed a little red-headed youth on the frontdoor steps, to attend to callers, aad also see that Mrs. P. did not escape ; and then he betook himself to a restaurant for his dinner, and after dispatching that, he hurried off to his office, and Was soon engrossed in busi ness. About the middle of the forenoon, our young -sentinel rushed into the of fice, and said, never stopping to take breath "Mr. Pepper had better run home just as fast as he can, for that woman what is shut up be making an awful racket, and she be tearing around there, and settling things the distressingest j kind, and if she beanl splitting up some thing or other, then I don't know what splitting be 1" Without waiting to hear more, Mr. P. seized his hat, and hurried off home at a most dignified pace. Opening the hall door, he stole up stairs as carefully as possible, and ap plying Jbis eyes "to thetty hwla, he be held a sight which made him fairly boil with rage. Mrs. P. was sitting in front of the fire place, reading his old love letters. The one she was engaged in perusing at that particular moment, was from a Miss Polly Primrose, who, it appeared, had once looked favorably on the suit of Mr. P.; but a more dashing lover appearing on the scene, Miss Polly sent him a let ter of dismissal, promising her undying friendship, and accompanying the same with a lock of her hair, and some walnut meats. But it was not the love letter alone that made Mr. P. so outrageous. He had been something of a traveler in his day, and had collected a great many curiosities in his rambles, which he had deposited in a cupboard in the very room where he had confined Mrs. Pepper, and she had got at them. She had split up an elegant writing desk with his Indian battle-axe, in order to have a fire, as the day was rather chilly. In one comer of the fire place was Mr. Pepper's best beaver, filled up with love letters. On a small table close to Mrs. P., was a beautiful flat China dish, filled with bear's oil, in which she had sunk Mr. P's best satin cravat, and having fired one end of it, it afforded her sufficient light for her labors for Mr. Pepper had closed the blinds, for the better security of his culprit. On some coals in front of the fire, was Mr. P's silver christening bowl, in which Mrs. P. was popping corn, which she ever and anon stirred with the fiddle bow meanwhile, occasionally punching up the fire with the fiddle, for Mr. P. had with commendable foresight, removed the shovel and tongs. Mr. P. condescended to peep through the keyhole until he had obtained a pret ty correct idea of what was going on within. Never was there a Pepper so fired as he. He shook the door, but it was securely fastened within, and resist ed all his efforts to open it. He ordered Mrs. Pepper to open it or take the con sequences ; but as she did not open it, it is to be presumed that she preferred the consequences. Mr. P. daited down the stairs like a mad man. "I must put astoptothis," he thought, " or I shall not have a rag of clothes on my back." Procuring a ladder, he began to mount to the bed room ; but Mrs P. was not to be taking so easily. She knew that he had left the door unlocked, for she had examined it as soon as he had left; but she had no idea of letting him have the benefit of her fire ; so, hastily seizing several large bottles of cologne, she thew the contents upon the fire, and in a few minutes had the satisfaction of seeing it entirely ex tinguished. That duty performed, she left the apartment, and locking the door she stationed herself in a convenient position to hear everything that trans pired within. In a few moments Mr. P. was safe in the apartment, and as soon as he had closed the window, he stood bolt upright in the middle of the room, and said in a deep voice "Jezebel, come forth 1" No answer. " Jade, do yoa think to escape ?" Still no response, Mr. P. begins to feel uneasy, and hastily commences to search the room ; but had not proceeded far, when he hears a slight titter some where in the vicinity of the door. He listens a moment and it is repeated. Darting to the door he attempts to open it, but finds himself a prisoner. There is but one more chance, he thinks, and hurries to the window ; but alas for Mr. Pepper ! his wife had just removed the ladder, and he cannot escape. He sits down on a chair and looks rue fully around him ; and presently he arises and picks up a few fragments of a letter which is lying on the carpet, and finds it is from Polly Primrose. He wonders what she has done with the lock of hair. - At this moment his eye falls upon his daguerreotype which is lying upon the table before him-mechanically taking it up, he opens it and sees what 1 noth ing but his own face. All the rest of him being rubbed off, and around his lovely phiz is the missing curl, and the walnut meats are carefully' stowed in the corner of the case. Mr. P. fairly blab bered aloud. ' Good !" thought Mrs. P.; " when you find your level, I'll let you out, and not till then. A little wholesome disci pline will do you good, and I'm fully prepared to administer it." How long Mrs. Pepper kept her liege lord in durance vile, deponent saith not, and as to what passed between them when he was released from captivity, we are not better informed, but of this we are sure, Mr. P. might have been teen, a morning or two afterwards, to put his head into the bedroom, and hear him say in a meek manner " Betsey Jane, I've made the kitchen fire ; and put on the tea kettle ; won't you please to get up and get breakfast?" DON'T SPILL THE GRAVY. Catlin, the famous American travel ler and collector of Indian curios ties, has seen some stirring incidents in the course of bis adventures. The following is re lated by a fellow-traveller, who gave Catlin the tobriquenl of " Governor :" " One day, when we had landed, and most of our party were lying asleep on the boat, which was drawn under the shade of some large trees, the Governor and I had collected wood and made a large fire on this bank, two or three rods from the boat, over which we were roas ting a fat pig, which I had shot from the boat daring the morning. I was squat down on one side of the fire, holding a short-handled frying-pan in which we had made some very rich gravy, which the governor, who was squatted down op posite me, was ladling over the pig with an Indian wooden spoon. All of a sud den I observed his eye fixed upon some thing over my shoulder, when he said to me in a very low tone, 'Now I want you to keep perfectly cool, and don't spill your gravy : there is a splenid tiger right behind you !' I held fast to the frying pan, and, turning my head gradually around, I had full view of the fellow. within eight spaces of me, lying flat on his side, and with his paws lifting up and playing with the legs of one our Span iards who had laid himself down upon his belly, and was fast asleep. Our rifles were left in the boat ! The Governor drew himself down the bank, on his hands and feet, ordering me not to move. I was in hopes he would have taken the old Minie, but he preferred his own weapon, and getting it to bear upon the beast, he was obliged to wait some minutes for it to raise its head, so as not to endanger the poor Spaniard ; at the crack ot the rifle the animal give a piercing screech, and leapt about fifteen feet straight into the air, and fell quite dead. The Spaniard leapt nearly as far in a different direc tion ; and, at the same instant, from be hind a little bunch of bashes on the op posite 6ide, and not half the distance from our fire, and right behind the Governor's back, where he had been sitting, sprang the mate, which darted into the thicket j and disappeared. We skinned this beau tiful animal, which was shot exactly be tween his eyes, and, after all hands had withdrawn to the boat, waited several hours in hopes that the other one woild show itself again ; but we waited in vain, andiost our game." i Kissing nr Russia. Kissing, whbh with the Western nations is a caress, seems to be considered in Russia rather as a greeting, a national salute, a univer sal custom, derived from remote antiqui ty. A traveler in that country says nt only husbands kiss their wives and fath ers their children, whenever they enter and leave their apartments, though it be forty times a day, but men kiss each oth er the Emperor kisses his officers smart cadets are rewarded with an impe rial kiss old generals with rusty moos tachios kiss whole regiments kiss. It is said that one of the bridges in St. Pe tersburgh is to this day called Potzalui Most, or Bridge Sf Jvisses, in commemo ration of Petejthfereat, who, having 'n a fit passj&a. dnsstly degraded an of ficer in face of his whole regiment; kis sed the poor man in the same open way, upon the next public occasion, on this very bridge. " Raritied Mas." The closing para graph of an article from the pen of Hen ry Ward Beecher, is as follows : Alas 1 that we should have so many ratified men among us, who are so holy that they cannot quite touch the ground, and yet are not etherial enough to rise entirely up, and therefore hang in an unpleasant os cillation between earth and heaven, quite uncertain in their own minds to which their duties belong. Piety is not an end, but a means, through the purest repose of the spirit, to attain the highest culture. Where fore it may be remarked, that (hose who pursue piety as an end and aim, are mostly hypocrites. "In the heraldry of Heaven," writes Bishop Horn, " goodness precedes great ness, so on earth it is often more power ful. The lowly and the loving may of ten do more in their own limited sphere than the gifted." MEN WITH TAILS. We published, some time since, an in teresting article upon this subject, eopied from some French paper. The New York Medical Times has the following further information in regard to this mat ter of human caudal appendages : "Dr.. Hulsch-,. Hospital Physician at Constantinople, baa addressed a letter on the subject of " Men with Tails," which adds many interesting details to those al ready received from travelers. We will briefly lay before our readers the infor mation more or less positive, which we possess, on the existence of this curious variety of the human species, and of which the earliest indication dates as far back as 1677. . Mb. EnrfOK : At this time, when at tention seems to be concentrated on a tail bearing race, Niam-Niams, it gives me much pleasure to be able to add some observations which I havehad occasion to make at Constantinople. In 1852, 1 saw, for the first time, one. of this race, a negress ; struck by this phenomenon, I interrogated her master, a slave merchant I was informed by him that there existed in Nigritia, a tribe called Mam-Niams ; that all the mem bers of this tribe bear the caudal appen dix ; and as exaggeration is a necessity to the oriental imagnation, he assured me that he had seen the tails two feet in length. . The one observed by me was smooth, without hair, and was two inches in length, and terminated in a point. The negress was black as ebony ; her hair was crisped ; the teeth were white, and inserted upon the alveolar piocess strongly inclining outwards. The four canines were filed, her eyes were in jected with blood. She ate raw meat with much relish, clothes were disagree able to her; 'torn inldligenc elat au niveau de celle det gent de ton etpece.' Her master had offered her for sale for six months at an exceedingly low price, but was unable to sell her, the horror which she inspired not residing in her tail, but in her taste which she took no pains to conceal for human flesh. Her tribe eat the flesh of prisoners ta ken in battle with the neighboring nation, with whom they are constantly at war. When any of them die, the relatives instead of intering the body, eat it ; from this cause, there are no cemeteries in the country. They do not all lead a wandering life, many of them construct huts with the branches of trees : they manufacture the impliments of war and of agriculture, cultivating maize, grain, etc. Cattle are also bred by them. The Niam-Niams have a language which is altogether primitive ; it contains many Arabic words. They go entirely naked, and wish for nothing but to sat isfy their sensual appetites. Let fit eouehant avee hurts meres, let froret avec feurts, tacurt,ttc. ; there is a frightful pell-melL The strongest among them be comes their chief ; he it is who leads them to battle, and it is he who divides the booty. It is not known whether they have any religion, but is probable they have not from the facility with which they embiace any that is taught them. It is very difficult to civilize them, their instinct leading them always to search for human flesh ; there are examples of slaves who have killed and then devour ed the chilnren of their master, who had been confided to their care. I saw, last year, a man of this same race, having a tail one inch and a half long, covered with a few hairs. He seemed to be about 35 years of age, was robust, of good constitution, ebony black, and had the same particular conforma tion of the lower jaw spoken of above, i. ., the alveoles incline outward. Their canines are filed in order to diminish their masticatory force. The Nim-Niams are endowed with Herculean strength. The merchants re ject them, as they are so very difficult to subjugate, and the people fear to con fide to them the guard of their houses. I knew, at Constantinople, the son of an apothecary, ten years of age, who was born with a tail, one inch in length; he belongs to the white Caucasian race. One of his ancestors presented the same anomaly. These phenomena are gener ally regarded, in the east, as a sign of brute force. The Turks have known, for a long time, this race of men, and are very much astonished that scientific Europe seems to ignore their existence al this late day. Hulsch. To sum up by a scientific view of the ease, the existence of " men with tails," appears incontestible ; and if travelers raise doubts on the subject, it is probab ly because they confound the Niam Niams, their neighbors of the first, an thropophagi like them, but deprived of the appendage. Five of the sweetest words io the En glish language begin with H Heart, Hope, Home, Happiness and Heaven. THE GULF STREAM. It is believed by many that the waters of the Gulf Stream are nothing more or less than the waters of the river Amazon. This great father of waters is imbedded more than 1,000 miles immediately un der the equator, and all its tributary streams for many, thousand miles, are constantly pourig-viher hat water, into this mighty reservoir "cTwaier: A these waters are gathered under the burning sun of the equator, they are extremely warm, far more so than the waters of the Atlantic under the equator. The great body of heated water shoots out into the Atlantic more than a hundred miles, in the face of the eternal trade winds. The Amazon is sixty miles wide ; af ter being embedded in its irresistable course, it curves off to the left, and scuds off before the strong trade winds till out of their reach. Driven along with great force, it takes its course round the great bay formed between the two continents of North and South America. Dashing along the Northern coast of the West India Islands, it leaves the shore of Cuba, proceeds along the shores of Flor ida, the Capes of Virginia, and the south coast of Newfoundland, ends its mission among the icebergs which float out o the northern ocean. Cut off the Gulf Stream, and it would not be many years before the North Atlantic would be filled with icebergs, and the port of New York would cease to be the centre of Ameri can commerce. Before the course of the Gulf stream was known, ships from Europe to New York, in winter, used to sail first to Charleston S. C, then coast it down to Hudson. The voyage used to occupy them from six to eight months. The Nantucket fisherman were the first to discover the course of the Gulf Stream, and while English captains were taking six months to reach New York they used to make it sometimes in one month. Vessels running north of this stream in winter get their sails and rigging frozen so that it is scarcely possible to make any headway. By running into the Stream they thaw out, for the water is always warm, and is known by this, and its intense deep blue color. It is provided as a reservoir of heat by the Great Governor of Worlds, to accom plish His grand purpose. It is the influ ence of this Stream which renders the climate of Britain so genial. Were it diverted to break upon the coasts of Spain only, the Island of Brit ain would soon become a bleak, cold, in hospitable region, with a climate as cold, and a winter as long as Labrador ; and Erin would cease to be named the Eme rald Isle, for her fields would be covered with snow during eight months of the year, instead of green herbage. It ap pears from Geological evidences, that the Gulf Stream did not break upon the shores of Britain, and it was then as cold as Iceland. Upon such harmonies of Nature's ope rations directed by an All-Wise Creator, do men and nations depend. Scientific American. Am Irish soldier before Sebastopol writes as follows: Every one goes to his duty as merry as a lark, caring as little for Russ or his balls as they do for the football they kick for sport. As illustrative of this, a few nights ago, while the 18th Royal Irish were going down the ravine that leads to Greenhill battery, they being for trench duty, a son of Erin thought he would amuse himself with one of his native airs, when he was reproved by an officer for daring to whistle in the ranks, and while going on duty. Just as the officer spoke, one of Russia's balls came whistling over the ravine. Pat cocks his eye up towards it, and quietly said, "There goes a boy on duty : and, by Japers, hear how he whistles 1' IstAorsAar Monstibs. In order to grow wiser, perhaps we could hardly do better than recur to the little parable, apoken some time since, on the borders of Wales, by an itinerant" preacher of the Evangelical Alliance : " I was go ing toward the hills, early one misty morning. I saw something moving on a mountain-side, so strange-looking that I took it for a monster. When I eame nearer to it, I found it was a man When I came up to him, I found he was my brother." ' Will yoa take the life of Pierce or Scott this morning, madam ?' said newsboy to old aunt Betsy. No, my lad she replied, , they may live to the end of thcirdays for me I've nothin' agin em. " Father," said a juvenile to his pa rental guardian, who had the bad habit of alternating from piety to profanity. do think you ought to stop praying or swearing I don't care which. Elkssxo are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy. Br. AaraoaT Om, X ianosota Tar., May SS, 18SS. Mxssas Editors : In view of - the very large emigration from all parts of the Union and the world, to this far off Territory of the North West, a few words may not be uninteresting from one of the many fortune-seekers from Trumbull. From Cleveland westward I found my self in a heavily loaded train of cars, and if arary xtaaaenoeX-WAJ MLSm jgjant to the West. And as we passed through the vast regions of Michigan and Illinois, (which certainly offer strong induce ments to those in search of a western home,) the number did not seem to di minish ; and at Chicago, the turning-off- place for Wisconsin bound, the number diminished so little that more cars were needed from that place to Galena than before. At the latter place undoubtedly many stopped or crossed over to Iowa, bat still two large boats, which left that night for St. Paul, were fairly crowded to overflowing with passengers. The river scenery from Galena up, is by far the most pleasant of any on the Mississippi. At this season of the year it is delightful. Too are not once out of sight of islands, which are all cov ered with verdure, as are also the banks and high bluffs of the river. These bluffs are very high ; sometimes three or four hundred feet. The scenery in the vicinity of lake Pipin surpasses that of any other point, and in beauty excells anything I ever saw. The lake is two or three miles wide, and thirty miles long, and as we came up, its surface was as smooth as glass. A great place for fish, this Lake Pipin. Yoa see them all around leap out of water, displaying their full length, sometimes two or three feet. Maiden Rock is the most attractive point in Lake Pipin. It is 400 feet high. and the upper half perpendicular, and receives its name from an Indian legend. An Indian maiden was desired by her parents to marry a brave of the tribe, and her wedding day was set. She lov ed a daring white hunter, and resisted the desire of her parents. Finding her resistance was of no avail, as the In dians were encamped in the vicinity of of this rock, she climbed to the top, and in a loud voice commenced to reproach her parents below. Seeing her deter mination, they entreated her, and told her she might marry whom she chose. but it was all of no avail. She sung her death dirge, and leaped from the fearful height. Well, in due time we arrived at St. Paul, which beats all, so far, in its growth ; having now about 8,000 in habitants. It is a very pretty place sightly, healthy, with good hotels, (and good prices, of course,) and rapidly im proving in size and beauty. This place (St Anthony,) is situated 14 miles by river, and 9 miles by road above SL Paul. Between the two places are some of the nicest farms I have ever seen. There is to be a great city here at St. Anthony Falls ; there is no avoid ing it. This is the only really practical place for a railroad bridge over the "Fath er of Waters," and to say that there will eventually be a railroad from here to the Pacifie is just as probable as to say there will be one at alL And then the water power here, would build a city any where in America. Already is nearly one-half the channel of the river in one place occupied by a gigantic saw mill running eight or ten saws night and day. And flouring mills, Ac, are now draw ing their power from these Falls. In a word, the water power is incalculable can be used all along for two or three miles. On the opposite side of the river the town building is called Minneapolis, and is beautifully located for a large place. Eventually the whole neighbor hood of the Falls will be one big city. Already a wire suspension bridge spans the river the first bridge ever built over the Mississippi. It was partly destroyed by wind this spring, but will be repair ed again in a few weeks. I have not seen so much of the coun try here as I hope to ere long, but I have seen enough to convince me that this is a great, country. I unhesitatingly say that there is as good soil for farming here as there is in America, that there is more woodland than in any of the Western prairie states, and that there is lumber enough " up country " to wear out several generations of the " pinery boys," in the getting of it. I suppose, also, that the climate is as pleasant in the winter, (the cold being steady,) as in Northern Ohio with its changes. I was much surprised at the rapid advance which has been made here in socie ty at the schools and churches, and newspapers, (sure indication of a fine so ciety,) there being 13 or 14 in the Ter ritory, and others projected 5 of them daily. 'The people here are mostly east ern born a great many lumbermen from Maine and New Hampshire. The soci ety is much be tier in that respect than it is in Wisconsin, Illinois or Iowa. In speaking of a tribe of 1500 Win-. nebago Indians encamped in the neigh- -borhdod, our correspondent says : It is very painful for one who has re- 1 eeived his notion of Indian Lie and char acter from reading of the brave, high- spirited arKrwiae King Philip, PowhatUa, leenmsey, and Black Hawk, to look at these Wmnebagoee and see the marks of ' lindfJmicfiaVicAJraat of pride and iru'if- ference to insult. And then the person " who has read of Pocahaatas and the thousand Indian beauties of the novelist, has his romantic notions decidedly shock ed on seeing these tame, greasy, filthy. siuggisn squaws of the Winnebago. I have no doubt they are greatly degene rated from tnetr early state, and I have no more, also, that we in childhood, have received too favorable as aeeouo of their early condition. They eeea. to adopt the vices, only, of the whites The first they learn of our language ia l swear. One of the great causes of their " diminished numbers, is their love of " drink whisky has killed mora red men. than ever did the white man's rifle. They readily become inveterate theivea, liars and gamblers. All their degene racies are directly ehargable at the door of the whites who go among them. They nave the white man a passion, yea, more, and without his controlling judgment. It gave me much pleasure, however, to see the action of their principle chief, Winneshiek. He seemed to be a maa of considerable intelligence, and readily apprehends all the vicious tendencies of the Indian character. He Is strictly temperate, and fails not to punish intem perance. In a speech here he warned his people not to drink, and when two of them did get drunk, he had them brought before him and severely whipped. Th laws of this Territory make, a peniten tiary offence of selling liquor to an In dian. A.J-TT. THE FIRST SEGAR. Among a certain class of ill trained buys, smoking and chewing tobacco are thought to be unquestionable requisites to all who may be considered manly aad independent. A few days ago, I saw a -ragged, pale-faced, sorry-looking boy. about seven years old, puffing what was evidently his first segar. He stood lean ing against a house, his cheeks drawn in, his eyes red and watery, his counte nance bearing the expression of nausea, and altogether looked as though he were ready to repent of his foolish bargain.- Several other lads a little older stood around, encouraging him, and anxiously awaiting the result of the experiment Poor, silly boy ! He probably thought it was a fine manly thing he was learning, instead of a dirty, disgusting and un healthy habit, which will prove a curse to him as long as he lives, if not broken up . I can hardly believe he would have en dured the deathly nausea of the first se gar, with such martyr-like patience, had he suspected the real nature of the pro- -eese he was going through. There are other boys every day going through the same initiatory steps, under the same strange delusion. Some in whose hands this book will faQ. may be exposed to the same danger t To such I would say, beware how yoa acquire this habit. The use of tobacco, whether chewing, snuffing, or smoking, ia both a physical and moral evil, and evil contin ually. The most skillful physicians hv the world have testified to its dangerous effects upon the system. The most emi nent men in the various other walks of life, clergymen and teachers, judges and A lawyers, men of literature and art, sci ence and morals, have denounced the use of tobacco as one of the greatest evils of the day. It would be difficult to find a candid and well-formed mani who V it would seriously deny this position, so well established is the fact. Boy't Own Guide. " Rjecxpx roB Floathq. Any human being who will have the presence of mind to clasp his hands behind the back, and turn the face towards the zenith, may float at ease in perfect safety in tolerably stiS water aye, and deep there, no matter how long. If not knowing how to swim yoa would escape drowning when. yea find yourself in deep water, yoa have only to consider yourself an empty pitch er let your mouth and nose, not the top of your heavy Lead, be the highest part of yoa and yoa are safe. But thrust up one of your bony hands and down you go ; turning up the handle tips over the pitcher. Having had the happiness to prevent one or two from drowning by this simple instruction, we publish it for the benefit of all who either love aqaatio sports or dread them. There are, at the lowest calculation, five hundred pages royal octavo' of meaning in the twenty-seven words following: "A fool in high station is like a man on the top of a monument everything appears small to him, and he appears small to everybody."