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5 FLvi 3 t'S hx3 fc mm pi'ru tviiEi) by HAFG03D & AD1KS. EUrll I SLOCK. 51 itfrrkh nmili SoiirnnI, Drnofrb la fmhm, irmttirr, litmiturf, uratioii local Sfatrlligtiuf. anil tfjt Sinus of t Uai. TERM81 ONS DOLLAR AND FIFTY CHT rsa AMUCK. ISTDVAXCE. . VQf.. 39, NO 52 WAUKEX, TJ1UM 15 IJL L COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1 5, 1 855. WHOLE NO. 2028 " ' " " - - - - - - . 'J, jfflj fit mm mm m mi mi m mm m m Wl ' Poetry. [For the Chronicle.] HARVESTING. BY W. F. PORTER. Down where the Ulussums glow, Don where the water's flow, Down near the woods where the cool lephjrs lark; Half rn the shade-i, and Half in the open land, Slanis a roujrh harrest band Busy at work. Brown are the reapers there. Brown are their hands so bare. Swiftly they movalou; ovtr the ground ; See how their sickles fly. Glancing like sntili ht by. And the tall jrolden rye Flleth around. Ob ronie the binders thn, gwatth are those hardy men. Baking and biadmg the sheaves as they go ; Baking the yellow stalks Over the stnlible walks, Slaking them into shocks All in a row. Yonder a fountain free. Plays by the maple tree, Down in the field ner yon dark Htarshy tarn ; Low lays the golden grain. Heaped is the creakibg wain. Which down the crooked lane Winds to the barn. Sleek are the oxen red Standing beneath the shed, tt Brushing the sarage flies patient away ; And tae blithe farmers now Fill high the empty mow. Then down the lane they go Making no sty. Way in the distant sky Watch the bright son shine die. Gilding the cluuds that curtain the west ; Done is tlit day's work then. Down through the winding lane Home go the tired men Glad of the rest- Warren. O., August, 1855. CHILDHOOD'S DREAM. Oh, give me back my childhood's dreams. Oh, give them bftjk to me. And let me Tie. the future now At thn it seemed to be ; I'd see ajr&in the flowers so fair, Aud heat the bird's sweet song As clear as in those eai ly days The, sang the woods among. Oh. give me hack my childhood's dreams. Oh, give them back to me. That fur a space 1 may forget The world's reality, . And be apain a btithsome thing, WitiMVC . eeo4 or ear To float acrtiss the holy calm. The sunshine ever there. Ob, give me lac t my childhood's dreams. On, give them bat:k to me. Ambition' passions glowed not there, Nor l)ve and jealousy ; And but a few short years have passed, Tet now I look in vaiu For those s'eet dreams my childhood bad They do not come again. CHILDHOOD'S DREAM. Choice Miscellany. [From the N. O. Picayune.] SAILOR AND THE JEW. Saturday used to be a happy night to poor jhck. men it ras mat, as the end oflhe week brought him nearer to the port of his destination, he looked forward with pleasure to the time when be should be released for a while from the hard- ships of another voyage, and anticipated the fun of a trohc ashore. On such oc casions the steward regularly came for ward with a boitie of rum and the com pliments of the captain, when the liule hall-gill cup would be handed around, and as eacu man tossed off his grog, preceded by some quaint and original sentiment, a hearty laugh would follow such a laugh as Only s.ilors can give. Then came the auecdoie and the yarn, while others employed themselves in theii watch on deck, in scrubbing out a of trowsers for the coming Sabbath m tor sailors always dress up at sea of a provided tne weai lier will per- miL It was on a Saturday night then, when ll was expected that the ship would make the laud during lhe next week, and lhe crew had been speculating on what "high old limes" ihey would have when they got ashore, thai Sam spun lhe following yarn : "Did an of yuu, messmates, ever know oid Jack Ringbolt ?" asked Sam. " I ve heard of him," replied one of the sailors. " Well," continued Sam, "he was a chum of mine the first vova'e 1 ever J O went to sea, and he used to be the lite of the whole ohip. There was not a port in the world, I believe, he had not been to, anu il'uny sai or ever kuew 'the ropes it was Jack Kingbolt, for there wasn't anything but what he was up lo. lie said he came home once in one of our frigates it was a loug lime ago after a three years cruie, in which he had served as capiaiu ot tlie lore top. lhe frigate arrived at Philadelphia, and he was. paid oU there. Iu those -days there was no railroads ; and so Jack, after haviug a regular spiee, Concluded to take the steamboat aud stage coach to New York, anj go to Bosion to see his friends. Ou leaving his laud lord he called for his bill, and told him lie wan td to pay double, "for fear that when he came back he might have no money." " 15ui I might f- rget you," said the landlord. "Oil. no you won't," said Jack hold ing up a stick in his hand; "you see this stick," and he took off his tarpaulin Shanghai, from a Chinese Princess, who gaVe them to me for saving her child, j wl0 fe,i out 0f a boat, from a shark, and ' sie lou me that I should niver want for anything as long as I kept them, and j bless lier beautilul lop-lights if it hasn't j proved true. j They were near the end of their jour- and put on i', at the same time jiving it a whirl, and winking at the landlord;! "well, whun I return you shall know me by this sign." So off Jack went, and on the boat, and iu the stage coaches, taverns, kc, as he traveled along, he did the same thing, paying double for everything and giving the countersign of recognition, telling them that he expected to return shortly, aud would prefer standing a double shot, as he might not have anything left in the locker when he wauted to come back. Jack arrived in Bosion, under a full press of sail with all colors set, and after spending some time with his friends (he result he had anticipated having ta ken place,, for he was completely cleaned out lie thought lie would return. So he ui stick and made a straight wake for the Celeare. As the stage stopped al a farm house in New Jersey, a Jtw who was a fellow passenger, had observed that Jack never paid for anything as he traveled along, but merely gave a whirl of his hat on his slick, aud a wink to the coachman or landlord, who immediately recognising old Jak, sung-out 'all right. The Jew was taken all aback at this ; and I link ing he had some mermaid's charm about his hat or stick, was dying to find out the mystery. At last the Jew could stand it no longer, and itching with cuii osity he opened his guns upon Jack to find out his secret. " How is it, Jack," he asked, ." that you don't pay fot any thing on the road?" " What do you want to know foi sai Jack, eyeing the Jew as one of the many land sharks that fleece us ashore. "Why," said the Jew, seeing that lie was not going to get anything out of Jack easily, '"why, I'd give somethicg to kmv." "Well," said Jack, with a wink at the balance of the passengers, whose atten tion had been attracted to the conversa tion, d n me if I care : here, do you see this hat ?" and Jack put Lis tar paulin on his stick and gave it a twirl. "That's a ticket you can travel all the world over with." The coacQ soon stopped at a tavern to change horses and give the passengers a chance to dine. The Jew watched Jack to see if his hat real I j had the magical effect which he was gradually becoming n b'dievcr in Jack called for liquor on entering the tavern, which he tossed off, and after smacking his lips, perceiving that the bar-keeper recognized his colors said nothing. Afier dinner ihe driver! blew his born, and the passengers hur ried to ael into the stage. i ..Slop j 6top j you saior maii ; you , paid your biU.. saiJ lhe lan(1. , jon I ..'Avast lliere a bit. old Blowhard." J sai(1 jHckf ,aking off hU hat aQ(1 yving! j u a urn oa Lis mick Rt the game lime winking at the landlord, who responded oil fi.rlit m tyt utt.r Qtiliiniuli i,i.n kf the Jew. On re entering the stage, the Jew ask ed him what he would lake for his hat; and stick. "Why," said Jack, "I wouldn't pa.-t wjlu tilcnj. j ,,ot ti,is it and stick it I nej- when the Jew, who having seen such strong and unmistakable evidence of the magic of Jack's hat and slick, determined to purchase it at any rate, "What would you lake for vour hat' and slick ?" asked (he Jew again. "Oh, more than you can gTve. Why your old clotlies," said Jack, "you haven t got money enough to buy (hem." "You don't know that," said the Jew, pulling out a well tilled pocket book and shoeing its contents to Jack. "Come," said the Jew, holdin-' up the money temptingly, "what do you say, what price do you ask ?" " Elow me," said Jack, " if Uncle Sam's rot mouev enough to buv th t hat ! and stick.-' w J "Well, let me look at ihemi" said the Jew, attempting lo lake hold oflhe stick. "Hands off," cried Jack, "or III knock seven bells out of ye. You'd ste al J the charm, if you ever got your pickers I auJ stealers on iheiu." " Here's the money," said the Jew persevt riugly, again showing his bank notes, "name your price. ".No," said Jack, "I'm going to stop in the next town, and I know you won't give me what I d ask." "How much?" asked the Jew, ea gerly. "Why, I was reckoning that as I was going back lo the East Indies shortly and could get another, I'd lake (wo hundred dollars." X " Dene," said the Jew ; " here s the money," and he cojn.ed out the sum. j ; , while Jack took olF his old tarpaulin, and handed it over with the stick. " Here' said he, " take my hat and give us your bank notes." The Jew received I hem eagerly, and gave Jack his cap in the bargain. At the next stopping place Jack got out and bid the Jew good bye, who con tinued 'on his way. As the stage drove off, Jack burst into a lit of laughter, and slapping his hand on his thigh, turned to the jolly host and said : "I wish I may never see land again, if I did not sell my hat and slick to that Jew for two hundred dol'ars !" and Jack roaied again, and a-ked the landlord to join him in a diink; a he inquired when the nextstae would come al n". The Jew soon arrived in Philadelphia, and exulting over his fortunate purchase, with a ravenous appetite he entered an ealing house and determined lo have a glorious dinner. Having called for the best of everything, and drunk a bo'.tle of wine, he rose to depart, and put ing Jack s tarpaulin on die stick, he gave ii a (urn, and winked at the landlord, in imitation of Jack. "What do you mean by that ?" asked the host. " Why, don't you know?" said the Jew, going through the motions again. " Come, come, none of your cursed nonsense.' said the host, "but pay foi your dimmer." " Pay for my dinner ! " replied the Jew in surprise, and thinking perhaps he had not done the thing right, he tried it over aain, and cocking up his eye, he gave 'he landlord anothel wink. "What the devil do you mean ?" ask ed (lie landlord, who now rot in a furi ous passion ; "you needn't think lo come it over me it'i your winking and lorn-foolery ; pay me for your dinner, sir, or 1 11 have you takt n up."' And here he seized (he Jew by rlie throat, whose top lights looked as if they would start from his figure-head, and carry away his top gallant eyebrows. The Jew sung out for mercy, and tried (o ex plain by attempting once more to make the landlord understand, and gave the hat another twirl on the stick, when the landlord boiling with rage knocked him over." "Tell that to the marines," said one of Sam's messmates, who had been laughing nearly lo split their sides, "for you cannot make usswallow that for duff.' (dough.) It's true," said Sam, "every word as old Jack told it to me, for he said when he got lo Philadelphia he heaid the Jew had been arrested for swindling, and on his being brought before the court, he told the story, and went thro' the motions, which raised such a shout of merriment among the bystanders, that the judge, who came nih blowing his top-sheets out or (he bolt lopes, thinking lUe JeW was crazy, ordered turn to beset IleC Another roarof laughter follawed, when Sam was called to take his trick at the wheel BREAST PINS USED AS SIGNS. ornament so cap ible of variety in form ! au( njaierial, wou.d give birth to the ma ! nia for for"i'ng' collections. A financier , WeJ1 known under the restoration, enjoy pair ed (he reputation of the greatest amateur breast-pins of the capital. Hischarm Sunday, j '"S w'e wuo might have been taken for his daughte was most attentive in not only on ordinary occasions, but at all t!mes' was glad to s.:ie opportunities for j P'nling him with a new breast-pin, ut-er,J Ulllike !,n7 lle possessed. More j s!le CHr,i l llL'r a"ention so far as to in- ; s'5' "P0" reserving to herself, as her i x blasl j elusive privilege, the care of selecting I -placing the pin to be worn every j morning. As the reader must readily j understand-, the husband was delighted t0 utJ llie object of attentions so delicate and constant. But ch! feminine perfidy ! ! j It is easily to be understood that an er endeavors to satisfy his mania, and n,Usl tIie "'jstery be revealed? Each specimen of this rich collection had a private signification, understood by mad ame and a' young gentleman whom her husband .isited daily. A solitary bril liant emblem of the shepherd's star, meint, I shall be ale no this evening.' A cameo, with the he id of Medusa carved upon it meant, 4AIy husband will be at home.' A medalion, full of hair, meant, 'I have the headache. There was a breasl-pin for each theatre, for each friend's house at which a meeting could be arranged. All the phases of an ;n- trigue had their golden representative, and thus, ornamented with secret hier ogyphics, which he was proud lo carry about with him, the poor financier was the faithful but unconci ju- niesscn er in he treason of which he was a victim. II xlJry the Cravat. If you would be pungent, ba brief; for it is with words as with sunbeam:, the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. [Crimean Correspondence of London Times.] THE WAYS OF A BOMBSHELL. A column of white smoke rushing up into the air expands into conco trie rings ! then follows the heavy duli report, like j the beat of some giant drum, and then comes lhe shrill scream of the shell as it describes its fatal curve, and decends with prodigious velocity, increasing rapiJly every instant till it explodes with the pe culiar noise of" a blast," ju-'t as it reach es the giound. Atleartil ought to do so but to-day I watched the shells "lie after iino'her and only two out of three hurst properly, though the range and flight was beautifully accurate. The Russian fusees are bad, bu: for their nr tillerymen are not to be excelled when their practice is undi -tuibed. It was in teresting just as Ihe man of pleasure in Luiretius liked to see the rage when he as not on board ship 1 look at the shell dropping, and losee our active little Allies scampering awa lo their cove and a.ljusiing themselves io the closest possi ble connection with mother earth till the hurtling masses had gone by them. Any m ui with moderate confidence and expe rience may despise the round shot at long langes, if he only sees the gun from which they c me discharged. Well, w: won't say despise exactly, but at all events " evade." But a shell is a dia bolical invention, which no one can le gard as it approaches without a Certain deirn e of mi-ivin that a triangular piece of jigged iron may be whizzing through his internal economy at the shoncst poss'.ble notice afterward. It is sent from a gun, it lizzjs and loars through the air, and sends its fragments before it, the cone ol dispersion, which is the neat phrase u?ed by the learned mil itant to imply the direction of lhe bits of shell (or it-: contents, when i: is filled with bullets, etc.,) being in the direction the shell has taken from the irun, and lhe fragments bs.-ing propelled with a portion of the volicity of the shtdl at the moment -of explosion.- If it be Jisoharg ed from a m rtar it whistles gently and delicately, giving a squeak and a roar, now and then as it rises to its greatest j elevation, and then rushing down with a ; shriller whistle t ward the point aimed ! at. If it explodes on arriving at that J point its fragments are projected all : around radially, and are propelled mere ! ly ;y ihe force of the bursting charge. I A man behind a bomb, oral the s de of : it, is just as likely to be hit as a man be ! fort: it when it bursts in that way ; whereas the piece and shell from a gun, i in nearly every instance, fly forward, so i that a person behind it, cr outside the 1 limits of the co .e of dispers on, is saf. I Unless the shell or bomb b'irsts in I iront of a body of men iu the air, a very considerable degree of safety may be ai I tained by the men throwing themselves flat on the ground, inasmuch as the piece j-of a shell which bursts on the earth fly I upward Irom the point wh. re they en- counter the maximum of resistance. Of course, if a bomb bursts over a man on the ground, or if a shell ex plodes iu the air in front of a man, there is no great salety by his throwing him self down beyond the consequent reduc i tion of the amounl of vertical exposure. ! This little digression is all apropot of lhe i conductof our Allies, which I have just j mentioned, and is made in order lo ex plain -the rationale of their proceedings. ' It is rather an unpleasant reflection wheu- ' ever one discussing lhe rane of a niis i . . sile, aud is pel haps iu ihe act of exclaim- , 'gr. ; " There's a splendid shot," that it ! may have carried misery and sorrow in to some happy houft hold. Tile smoke clears ..way the iren get up .hey ' gather around one who moves not, or wlio is lacked with mortal agony they bear him away a mere black speck : and a lew shovels full of mud mark f -r a little lime lhe res ing place if the poor solditr whose wife, oi mother, or chil dren, are left destitute ot all solace stive memory, and lhe sympathy of their coun try. One such little specit I watched to-day, and saw"quie:y d-.'posited on the ground, inside lhe tro.-ch. Who will let the inmates of that desoitte cottage in Picardy, or Gascony, or Anjou, know ol their bereavemei.t ? However, lliere goes another shell, and it does nothing but knock up a cloud of snow and dust. Women Lawveus Mrs. E. Oakes writes to lhe Tribute, Emma C. Coe, has aheady enteied into practice in Philadelphia, Pa., Elizabeth Young is doing the same at Lowtll, Mass., and I now I have a letter before me from a i voun. ladv in Mansfield. Mass . who has 1 chosen alike cr.rcer. This young girl, .- - c j ,.... t..H.r.,.;....I :,n,l..m.. u ,l in,-!!! gent, cannot fail t' move iu a shere hon , orable alike to herself and usefijl to oih ; ers. 1 Evekv sorrow we meet is a billow on this world's troublesome sea, which we musl cross to bear ns nearer h.jmp. A THRILLING SKETCH. j "tre sml Smith, T1,e winJ Kas sowu lW I thi-y'have been reaping the whirl- j ,, i,lJ- A ,:'",u ' dri.iki..g rerdere ! useful j occupations distasteful ; gaming afforded i at onf excitement and lhe promise of a j i j The staiio horn was lin -ing in in v ear. its warning that, like time and tide.it waited for no man or woman either, bul as I hurried on lluough a dim passage, I had a' glimpse through a half open door at a scue that has impressed itself on my memory indelibly. "Why didn't they hold me?" were words uttered in such an angu:sh, that they thrilled in my ef r when the stage had borne ni'i far away from the great city and i:s sins and sorrows, and I de termined to fling them as an alarum on the wind:., until the statesmen and peo ple, mother and teacher, should set about fori;in:r bands to hell those that follow in the footsteps of that dreadful sufferer. A half dozen fine looking men sur rounded his bed, the thrifty growth of hair on heir faces, and the glitter of jew elry about their person!, indicated as plainly as their haggard features and weary eyes the order to which they be longed. They w.re of that mysterious older of knighthood who seemed to have found the alchemists coveted power, or at least to enjoy its coveted results. They live in lin.t class hotels, wear first class clothes, gold abounds with them, and yet they held labor, practically at Ivast, in supreme contempt. 1 knew the object of their care was one of their number, who lhe niht before, in a fit of delirium tremens, had 'hrown himself fiom lhe window in the upper story of the. hotel. He did not toss from side to side as men do usua'ly when a burning fever is ra"in'T on ihem, lor head, spine, and limbs had all been rendered useless by thai fall; but his own frame quivered with agony, and aud from under bis matted, streaming masses of hair fell over his face, already wan and wasted with suffering, his eyes glared out ai fiercely as a wounded tiger's. "Why didn't they hold me ?" he mut leref; aud with his groans he mingled reproaches aad horrid curses on the care less watchers that had let him take that terrible leap. "Why didn't they hold him ?'' Why, they did not realize lhe fearfulness of lhe terrors that encomp.issed him ; they never had the delirium tremens not yet. The fiend t' at brandished that naked sword over his defenceless head was in visible lo their eyes. They did not hear (he hiss of the serpent that coiled and writhed (heirslimy folds about his shrink ing form. Oh ' no ! they did not see them, and it was such rare sport to see the swaggering, blustering blustering bully cower and crouch before his imag inary tormentors, so they mocked, jeer ed, and iucited him on to combat with his imaginary foes, until ihe window caught his eyes as a hope of escape, and so, with a yell and a bound, he made lhe deperaie leap, and the next moment he was taken up from amid the mire and mud and shivered glass in ill -2 street, a shrieking aud mangled wreck of Hu manity. Whether that wreckless and restless spirit has gone up to its awful account of mis-spent times, or has beat out its wea ry life against the prison bars of a crip pled frame, I know not. God be mer ciful,, aud heal, if he lingers, both soul and body. "Why didn't they hold him ?" Not those careless, heartless watchers of lhe other night; the demon of drink was within him then too strong for mortal control, but long, long ago, when he was a blithe, bright boy, as I remember him; then his mo. her might have held him in the bonds of good habits, and trained him as she did lhe fragrant vines about her door, and thus virtue might liavj reuJered another home as fair as did those clustering branches, her own sweet home. I remember that household well. The father was a man ol high standing, filling a responsible and lespectable of fice. The mother, t;ay, indulgent, and alleclion ite, surrounded by a band of ro-y girls and frolicking boys. Fashion entered tne holy circle first, vi h its baneful habits ol idleness and ex.iava jrance. Wi h it came Ihe custom of drinking, because of fog or frost, be cause thev were merry or Lecause they living without lahor. The boys drii'ted .1 e . 1 1 ... M.l lu'o vagrancy, ine lamer was ueia- ded from his station, an 1 died in disgrace and penury. The girls drooped like K9i.li.iu I tl".ir..re n 1 (l I innhv look them. The homestead h:w passe 1 into stran- irors hands, an ' now lhe poor old n o h- f i. .J5f H a r.fcv ., side the same stream uhich rolled by the home of her early happiness, and doubtless, as it wanders by, it often whispers the time she might have held them all back, by her council and ex ample, from their ruin. [From the American Medical Gazette.] PETRIFACTION OF HUMAN BODIES. In the old Cathedral church of Bre men is a vault, the atmosphere of w hich possesses Ihe peculiar properly of preser ving from decay a.l bodies lhai may be placed therein. Visitors are shown eight human bod ies besides a number of cats, dogs, mon keys, birds, fcc.. all of which, by mere exposure to this atnuvphere, have be come dried and free from ail offensive effluvia, resembling coarse parchment, n appearance. The body nearest the door is that pf an English major, said to have lain here one hundred and eichteen years. The second is that of a Gel man stu dent who lost his lite in a duet, me hard dry flesh still shows the sabre wounds on his throat and arm. His body hat been here one hundred an I s venty years. The third, that of a Swedish countess, whose body has remained frcm the lot of common moitals lor one hundred aud forty years, The fourth is that of a Swedish Gene ral, who was killed iu the "Thirty Years War," and whose throat still exhibits the mark of the wound of which he died. The fifth is that of his aid-de-carap, who lost his life at the same lime, by a cannon ball striking him in the side. The destruction of the parts is plainly vi.-ib! The sixth body is that of a woilm n, who fell irom the steeple'of the church when near its completion four hundred years ago and broke his neck. ' Owing lo this accident the peculiai properties of the vault became known ; for the body of the deceased workman was laid in this vault for a few days, and having evinced no sign of decomposition, the singularity cf the fact in luced the authorities lo permit it to remain, and here it has remain ed during all this time 3 .1 u 1 e v i- 1 seventh is the b.dy of an English J lady, who died one hundred and thirty . , , . . reais since, of a cancer on thelowerjaw; - - the ravages of the disease are still per ceptible in the ulcerated flesh. The eighth is the body of a working man, which has lain here for sixty years. In a a marble sarophagus, standing in the vault, are said to repose the remains of the Swedish Chancellor, Van Engie brechten; but they are not permitted to urnikfiufl tn miKlif vi.'is nn ftprnnnt v ... .. . . ... of some still surviving relatives of thei faniily. Each of these bodies retains, to a . , ,1 great decree, the appearance-peculiar (0 - ,,- . o 1 n liseii in nie. anus tne oweuau vjcuc ral was a short, round faced man, inclin ed to corpulency; his aid de camp was a slender, well-proportioned raau. in the ,,-r . 1 prime of life. As in general appearance, r, . . , .ii so also, in facial expitssion, do these bod- ,. , r, ,, , .1 ies differ; the parchment-like skin, tho . , , r , . .... drawn tighily over the bones, slill shows , . ; ,- 1 1 .1 something of the manner in which the muscles beneath once worktd. The only reasonable seiluti m of the pe culiarity of this result for no other part ..T I t.u nlm.pti nAa.-.tf it tll:.t T ItUVCk , . , . ' ,, ". . , , is, that here all the plumber , , ,1 - work of the building was executed, in . . .. .1 melting and otherwise preparing the ma-1 . , , , , ,,r 1 terial for the roof. e can only suppose, , . : llien, that ihe entire clumber became so surcharged with lead, that it has ci ntin- utdever since logive foi th vapors which, fo ming on antiseptic compound of lead, have opt rated upon the cadavera expos ed to its influence. E. L. CAMPBELL, M. D., Surgeon of the steamship Washington. New York, April 20, 1-55. THE BLOOM OF AGE. A good woman never grows old. Years may pass over her head, but 'benevolence and vinue dwell in her; heart, she is as cheerlul as when the s-piiiig of life first opened to her view. ' , , hen we look upon a good woman we v 0 , , , think of hei age ; she looks as : , . , . 3 , , I charming as when the rose of youth urt f ,,.' . b ssouied on her cheik. That rose has ! not faded yet; it will never fade. , , , ., f , her neighborhood she is lhe ltiend and " oeneiacior. no ooes not respect anu i love the woman who has passed her days ; in nets of kindness and mercy ? We I repeat, such a woman cannot grow old. ! She will alw .ys be fresh and bu yant in 'spirits, and active in humble deed.j ol j mercy and be nevolcnc-i. If the young ilady desires to retain the bloom audi J -lit i beauty of youth, let her not yield lo the i sway of fashion and folly.; let her love i Itch and virtue, and lo the clo-e of life , she will retain those fee-lings which now i make life appear a garden of sweets ever fresh and err r. PREACHING THE GOSPEL. - L)r. Sprague tells ihe following anec dote of an Evangelical clergyman of the English Church named Jones. The sto ry was given him by Rev. Geo. Burder. Mr. Jones- had a college classmate, who entered the ministry at the same time with himself, but he was more a man of the world, and knew little and cared nothing, about the true gospel. This man conversing one day with Mr. Jones, said to htm half jocosely, half-se- riously, "Why is it that you are so pop ular as a preacher, and so few come lo hear me, when everybody knows that at the University I was considered greatly your superior." "Why," said Mr. Jones, "the reason is that I preach the Gospel." "The Gospel," said the oth er, "so do I ; almost every text I preach upon is from Mathew, Mark, Luke, or John." Pail Mr. Jones, "You may do that and yet never preach Jesus Christ." "Well," said the other, 'lend me one of of your sermons and see what effect it will have." He actually did lend him one, and he preached it as he had en gaged lo do : and as he was coming out the Church at the close of the service, he was accosted by a man, who, in list ening to the borrowed discourse, had been thrown into a stale of anxiety in re spect to his salvation. Says the minis ter, somewhat confus'-d by Ihe strange result of his preaching, "Wait, wait ; say nothing about it til. the people have all gone out." After the congregation had retired, the anxiou inquirer began further to explain himself when the cler gyman interrupted him by saying "But what is the matter with you? I see no occasion for your making yourself unhappy." "Matter, replied he ; why your preaching has made me feel like a condemned criminal, and I fear there is no mercy for me " "Well, really," said the minister, "I am very sorry that I have wounded your feelings I had no intent on of doing it ; but since you have got into this uncom fortable state, i advise you to go and see Mr. Jones." A NEW DESTROYER. I New York State militia sends to the 2Vt The , , , 2.... - ....... . . 1 .(... 1 1 ..... v Intmenn ! I 1 , j ! ' ; I square feet, be ore lhe sound of lhe can heard s i 1 . 1 non reached their ears, and that, loo, . . with a mineiture bah whose weight, -. I when charged, did not exceed nine . I pounds. Prof. Andeison has accom- t r it Wm. J Ke'log, Engineer of the 41st ' ; formerly professor of ! - r. . ! MuM-w malir-s in I. tin Natural Sciencs and i Mathematics in Clinton Li! eral Institute, I has invented an entirely new incendiary ' shell which is considered to be one of j the great discoveries of the age. First, I he will wrap in flames any fortification that the AmerLan p ople can erect, ei ther of stone or wood. Second, any nhipping. Third, any city in fifteen minutes I must say, judging from the expeiiments made, that these positions f . . will De sustained in neiu or manue ser- vice. A six pounder was charged with powder and shell, and was ured at some v , . , . rocks at a si'itable distance. Electricity ity could not be more sudden than was (ho ignition ujwn the rocks ; corruscat ons ..f 1...1.1 .-. .. ... t', ft a l.ial in tKa our 0 . . eman .tins' from materials under the most . , . . , , , . intense ignition. It rained very hard 0 . . . but notwithstanding the rain it burned 0 . on the rocks twenty fie minutes, and . . in various places on ihe grass, which vas exceedingly wet. queers upon cneers burst forth from the gazers when they ' saw the flames bursting forth from the bare rocks, covering an area of twenty :..,, , , . . . . r , laded suduen ignition in gunnery, hiiu that from a cannon in perfect safety. He is warmly opposed lo war, but con siders lhe more destructive the agent used, the more will they tend to lessen the c ances of that great evil. I candidly believe, from what I have witnessed, that Sevastopol, or any other f..tift..uri..n miwt j.nrr.n(!f r whenever this' atent is employed with suitable I ; farl;iL. He has already had j comraUnication fiom various govern menls Gf Europe res eciing it. t l ..... 1 llllou --- ; . 0 . , .. ! Illinois, conhrms all the statements huh never i to published of the vast gram crops now ; r . .. . . , . , j on the ground and being gathered in that . 0 T . . v- country. Between St. Louts and incen 1 in. , . . . lies a great deal of wheat is rotting 0.1 . 0 , . .: the giound, for want of labor or maclnn- . j j j ! A friend of ours recently returned from n t1.i--.u.rli 'Vr.rtlii'rn anil Southern ery to see lire it. Our informant hailed .ne well to do old farmer near Carlylo Station, who, though half a dozen pleth oric stacks stood guard round Lis bam, seemed to have abandoned twenty or thirty aens of fine wheat, and asked, mIVIh. rl... n-irl.l .l.int fun li.-irvest that . 3 , , "rain 1 "Lord, draw lea eut tne j j ' me-r, looking toward the barn, 4 L o r-d , I've got enough. Cincinnati Commercial. The moie riyht we go ahead, there's ' the m"re I'ft to go it on. YANKEE SPIRIT. An illustration of true Yankee spint, ' which occurred in the army is related in the New Orleans Delta. Four young mcu from Maine, found that by enlisting, and observing while in the army, a rig id system of sobriety and economy they would rather improve than dissipate their fortunes. As comrades they entered the nrmy, and comrades they continued in it. Doing their duties like good soldiers but husbanding their pay like provident men, who looked forward for a hereafter. The term of their enlistment expired a few days b. fore the battle of Palo Alto, and they were paid and discharged. They bad each or (hem some three or four hun dred dollars which, with their thrift, in telligence and industry, was a capital quite sufficient to insure them an inde pendence in the lumber business of their native S ate. Cn Ieainins that a battle was expected in a few days they again deposited their money with the paymas ter ; asked permission to take their old places in their respective companies, and to be suffered to take part in the perform ance, just as long as they would last. Their request was granted : they nobly sustained their par si Ihe military dance of the two glorious days the 8tb and 9 th of May. The deadly strife over, they called for their terapor rily depos ited pay it was cheerfully giv.-n them : they bid a long farewell to the " pride, pomp and circumstance of glorious wars" left n board the first boat and they are at this time " up to their eyes" in the lumbei business, in the Stale of Maine. Wh"-n fame is regarded as the -end, and merit as only the means, men are apt to dispense with the latter, if the for mer can be had without it. FARMER'S COLLEGE. We have on our table a catalogue of this flourishing institution. It is located on the high and beautiful giounds north--. west of Cincinnati, and about six miles distant from it. Under the energetio supervision of President I. J. Allen, as sisted by a large and able corps of pro fessors, it has rapidly increased the num ber of ils students, and now rants among the largest and best patronized colleges of Ohio. It has 303 students on its list of names. The course of study is thor ough and comprehensive. The Farmers' department is the distinguishing feature of the school. A large and magnificent farm has been purchased, adjacent to the college halls, where the theory as well as the practice of scientific farming are taught. We have heard this institution meationed with much favor by many per sons. The high character of Dr. Allen will not fail to sustain its reputation. The first session will commence on the 5th of September. State. Journal. HENRY CLAY'S FAMILY MANSION. The Louisville Journal recently charg ed Mr. James B. Clay, son of the great statesman, with tearing down the old family mansion for personal gain. Mr. CI iy indignantly denies the chaige ; and enters into a lengthy explanation of his conduct. He says that the old edifice was almost ready to tumble down, and that he was compelled lo have it rebuilt. A portion of the timbers he caused to be I converted into canes, and devoted the j proceeds to charitabl - purposes. This ia I all very well ; but in our judgement, it j would be f etter to let the yeuerable edi ; fice fall by the hand of time, as fell the j great man who built it. C eveland Lea j der. 1 What is Lovx ? You may go into a j ball room where there are two hundred I women. One 1 undred and ninety-nine j of them you will pass with as much in j difference as one hundred and ninety- nine pullets ; but the two hundredth ir resistibly draws' you to her. There are one hundred handsomer and ninety-nine cleverer ones present ; but she alone has the magnet that attiacts you. " Now, I what is that magnet ? Is it her manner , that charms ? Is i her voice that strikes ; on one of those thousand and one chords ; of your nervous system, and makes- it ; vibrate, as sound does hollow glass ? Or i.do her eyes affect you, so that you have i no time to reflect, and no opportunity for .' your head to judge how you can digest (he notions tbey have put into it ? Or is i it animal magnetism ? Tuose writers who never go farther into a subject than is compatible with making what they say indisputably clear to man, woman and chil 1, miy be the lights of this age, but they will not be the lights of another. D'Aubigne'i;, in his history of the ; Reformation says, "The GospeTtriuinplis by the blood of its confessors, not by its : adversaries. Moset i well spent in purchasing ! tranquility of mind. i Fkar, either as a principle or a motive , is ihe beginning of all evil.