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XXAP-iOOD & ADAMS. lirllE SLOCK. H SSrtklq nmilq Soumal, Sruottb !o mbom, Slgririilftirf, Xiftratart, duration, lornl SnWIigwff, anb tl;e l&njs of tl;t Saq. TERMS: OXE DOLLAR ADD FIFTY CE.NTS. rem abxsm, m aotahci. . VOL. 42,' NO. 12. ITAKREN, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER i, 1 3 5 7. WHOLE. NO.. 2 144 Poetry. Poetry. [From the London Ladies' Companion.] AUTUMN THOUGHTS. BY FRANCIS BENOCH. The leaves are fulling! let them fall ; TU Heaven $ supreme decree that all fht live, amst di ; A little while their glory shone. A little more and they are jane V lu death tuey lie. k . v . . Dad sre do death, what then were birth t A cam'erer af this pleasant earth, 11 Where all is fair: . . Through death alone is faun J a room Tor tn Id in ( hope, for mental bloom, , w . And aianhool rare - Deny ns deal h destroy the chance Of sonl mature, the proud ad ranee, . K intellect. Controlling, conquering every plan : -That mri the onward march of man To Lih respect. t Where men, l;k granite columns, stand Olistrnctive of the good and (rand O welcome death ! They tooast they chwge not! while they speak. Their hearts hare strayed ; their -power bow weak Uow false their faith f The bar once broken, soon the tide Of new opinion, deep and wide, Resistless fluws ; As age mast yield t eager youth. So falsehood Cies before the truth, I And vi adorn grows. Han, proud of life! while living, lteel -lbe myriad lives that died to feed Thy mortal part ; , And when th' immortal soul takes wing, 7 Thoac myriad forms again will spring From brain to heart. - Tlie life srhich earth and air bestows Builds up the fabric of the ros : I ' : , Then, earth to earth ! The flower, matured, gives up its seed ; The leaves dissolve d l olving, feed ; A second birth- The husk of flesh, the shell of clay, Must to the imperial soul give way, And let it fly Emancipated chrysalis From ceils of pain to boundless bliss .t. ' Tw never die! What we call death, ia only change Of lire, permitting ouls to range Unfettered, free, " Through all the regions God hath made, . X glorious sun or. sombre shade, 1 Eternity. Them, body; hrce thy reir for rtrife! ' Tb-o, soul, i report thyself for life ! And whal&oe'er , ' Thy eohfcst nature feels is rijrht. For it. nnblenching. boldly fight, ForGd is there! Choice Miscellany. TWO RIDES WITH THE DOCTOR. BY MRS. S. P. DOUGHTY. - - Jump in. if jou would ride with the doctor. You liHve r.o .lime to lose. for the patient hor.-e, thankful for the unusu al blessing which he has enj yed in o!) tainiiig a good night's rest, stands early at ihe door this rainy moinin:!, and the worthy doctor himself is already in his seat, and is has'ily gathering up the reins, , for there have bven no less than nix rings at i.is bell will. in as many minutes, and irimmedaterttendahce is. equated in ev eral different places. Ii. is, not exactly the day one might s-l:-.ct for a ride, for the storm is a regu . I.nr north easier, and j our hands and fee' are benumbed with the piercing cold wind, while tou are drenched with the driv ing rain. i But the doctor is used to all this, and unmindful of wind . and rain, he urges his faithful horse to bis upmost speed, -eager id reach the spot where the most pressing duty calls. He lias at least the saiisfacion of being welcome. Amicus eyes are watching (or his well known ve hicle from the window; ibe door is open ere be put bs hand upon the knob. ' "Oh! doctor, I am so thankful you Lave come," greets him as be enters. Hastily the anxious father leads the way to the room where the half dislrac fed wife bends in agony over their first born, a lovely infant of some ten months, who is how in strong convulsion. The mother clasps her hand, and raises her eyes in gratitude to heaven as the doctor enters he is her only earthly hope. Prompt and efficient remedies are resor ted to and in an hour the restored little one ia sleeping tranquilly in his mother's arms.'1" ... The doctor departs amid a fhower of blessings, and again urging his horse to speed, soon- JtutWti is-place -of desrf n itioQ. T A, spruce waiter hastens to an swer his ring, but the 1 -d j herself meets him he' enters the hall. . . t "We liave been expecting you anx iusly'doc'or, Mr. " Palmer is quite ill th'a mornine- AVali up. if you please." The doctor obeys, and is eagerly wel comed by his patient. ' " - - " 'D xert your utmost skill to save me from a fever, doctor. The symp toms are much the ame which I expe rienced last year, previous to that long seig with the typhoid.. It distracts me to think of it. At this particular junc ture I should lose thousands by absence from my buciness." ' The d.ctor's fei-Itngs and enlisted, 1iis fein"sbf humanity and his fee !inos'it i .... - . o- i " of 'self-ijiu rest, for doctors must live as J ell as other people; pd the thought of the round sum which would find its way and to bis ova jorse, if he could but succeed one a a ly the the the this The lhat light n wife with tion. ces out," ingly the his in preventing the loss of thousands to! his pailent, was by no means unpleasing. ! The most careful ex inatiou of ilie j wiili r.nl init-iesL tlit h irri. hi - b patient. Tioth to be extracted.' Sit down, sir. Here Biddy, bring water brighter lamps. Have courage, sir,' moment will end it." patienlis made, and well-chosen prescrip tions given. He is requested to call as often as possible during the day, which he readily promises to do, although pressing buHuess and a pouring rain ren der it somewhat difficult. The result, however, will be fivorable to his wishes. . His second and third call gave him great encouragement, and on the second day after his attack, and the merchant returns to his cnun ing room, exulting in the skiil of his physician. But we must resume our ride. On goes the doctor. R.iin pouring, wind blowing, mud f plashing. Ever and anon he stopped his horse's speed at his vari ous posts of duty. High and low. tich and poor, anxiously await his coming. He may not shrink from the thasily spectacle of human suffering and death Humanity in its :nnsi loathsome forms is presented to him. , The nearest and dearest may tuin away in grief and horror, but the doc tor blanches not. Again we are digressing. The doc tor's well known tap is heard at the door of a sick-room, where for many d iys h has betn in constant attendance. The younghusband kneels at the side of the bed where lies his dearest earthly treas ure. The calm, but deeply aff.-cted mother, advances to the doctor and whispers fearfully low: "There is a change. S'le sleeps. Is it oh can it be the sleep of death!" Quickly the physician is at the bed side, and anxiously bending over his patient. Another moment and be "rasps the husband's hand, while the ghd words, 'she will live," bursts from hi hps. We may not picture forth their joy On, on we are riding with the dector. Once more we are at his own door Hastily he enters and lakes up the sl-tte contaiinng the lis's of calls durinor his absence. At half a-dozen places his presence is req-iested imm-di.-ttelr- A quick step is heard on the stairs. and his gentle wife hastens to wclcom him. ,-I am si tlad you have come; bow wet you must be." The p irlor door is thrown open. Whit cheerful fire, and how inviting lo k he dressing gown and nicely waini -l slipjuri. "Take ofFynur wet r Tithes dear; din ner will soon be rewly," urgs the wife. ' '-It is impossible. Lzzy. There are seveial id ices lo visit vet. Ntv. never look so sad. Il.ive not six years tau 'lit I vou what a doclor's wife must exoect? ' "I shall never feel easy while you are working so hard. Henry; but mre ly you will take a cup of hot coffee; I have it all ready; it trill delay you but moment." The doctor consents, and while the coffee is preparing, childish voices are heard, and I'ltle feet come quickly through the hall. ' Papa has come home," shouts a man lilile fellow of four years as be almost drags Lis younger sister to the place where he has heard his father's vuice. The father's heart is gladdened by t'leir innocent joy, as they cltag around him, but there is no time for delay. A kiss f t each, and one jump for the baby, cjp of coffee is hastily swallowed, wife receivs her embrace with tear ful eyes, and as the doctor springs quick ly into his chase and wheels around the corner, she sighs deeply as she looks at dressing sown and slinners. and thinks of the favorite dish which she had prepared for dinner; and now it may be night before he comes again. But she becomes more cheerful as she r members a less bu y season will come, and then they will enjoy the recompense of hard labor. The day wears away, and at length comes the happy hour when gown and slipper may be brought into requisition. storm rages without, but there is quiet happiness within. The babies ar sleeping, and father ane mother are in snug little parlor, with its bright and cheerful fire. . The hushan l is t too weary to read aloud, and the listens while her hands are busied woman's never ending work. But their happiness is of short dura A loud ring at (he bell. Patient in the office, sir," announ the attendant. Fine night for a sick person to come muttered the doctor, as he unwill lays down the book, and rises from comf rtable loun.-e. But he is himself again by the lime hand is on the door of his offi ji , and l I.-c.iiig. e--r o as the are He and it At two in are Tne hall door closes on the relieved sufferer, and the doctor throw himse'f again on the lounge, an I smilingly puts the bright half dollar In his pocket. "That was not so bad, after all, Mary. I like to make fifty cents in lhat way.'" Cruel creature 1 Do not mention it." "Cruel ! The poor man blessed me in bis heart. Did I not relieve him from the most intense suffering?" 'Well, never mind, I liooe there will be r.o more calls to night?" "So do I. Where is the bonk? I will read again." more interruptions. ' Another hour and all ate sleeping quiet- Midnight had p tssed. when the pound of 'the bell f;;Ils on the doctor's wakeful ear. As quick as possible, he answers ii in person, but another peal is heard ere he reaches the door. A gentleman to whose family he has frequently been called, appears. Oh ! riocior, lose not a moment, my lit-Ie Willie is dying with the croup." There :s no resisting this appeal. The still wet overcoat and boots are drawn on, medicine case hasiily seized, and the d dor rushes forth aain into the storm. Pity for his f ii;liful horse induces him to traverse the distance on foot, and a rapid walk of half a mile brings him to the house. It was no needless alarm. The at tack was a severe one. and a'l his skill was required to save the life of ihe lililf one. It was daylight ere he could leave him with safety. Then as he was about depardng for his home, an express ms senger arrived to hi treat him to go ipime di nely to another pi-ice nearly a mile in the opposite direction. Breakfast was over"'re he reached t u' .i . . ins own nouse. ms inUj!iiiul wi.v suggested a nap, but a L'l-tnteat the well Oiled slate showed this to be out of the question. x- A h.-.sty toiler, and still h-ssiier break r-. -i.i i - - .... its', an.i uie twcior is agnin sea eJ in Ins chase, going on his accustomed round; but we will not acco.u;) inv him. Let us pass over two or three months, and inviie ourselves to another ride. Ode pleasant moining. w!;en les? press el wi:h business, he walks leisurely from the liou-e lo 'he chaise, and gathering up the reins wi;li a remarkably thought lul air, riiles tdowly down the street. But few patients are on his li--t, and 'use are first attended t- The doc.or (hen p-iu-es for coti-idera lion. lie h is set part ibis dy lor c.d Pa-t exjeiic-nee has taught hint that litis last is by no means an agreeable one. Ii is m cess:iry, how absuluviy so for, as we hav Slid before, doe-ors ma-l live as weil as her people; iheir house rent must b.i paii!, food and clothing .nust be m lit-d. A moment only paues the doctor and tiien we are agxia moving onward. A short ride brings us lo the door of a pleasantly -shu-itcd house. We remem ber it well. It is where the little on biy in fits whe.i we iir.-.t rode nut with tlie doctor. We recall ihe scene; ihe convul.-e I count n ince of the child, tLe despa r of ihe parents, and the happiness which succeeded when their beloved one was restored to them. Surely tiiey will now welcome the doctor. Thankfully they will pay the paltry sum he claims recompense for hi set vices, more confident than ihe doc or. W, Experi euce is a sure teacher. The door does not now fly open al his approach. He gives his name to the girl who answers bell, and in due lime the lady of ihe house appears. "Ah! Doctor, how do you do? You quite a stranger! I) jlig'uful we idl er," etc. The doctor replies politely, and in quires if her husband is in. "Yes, he is in; but I regret to say he is exceedingly engaged this morn ing. His busim ss is frequently of a na ture which cannot suffer interruption. would have been pleased to have seen you." The doctor's pocket-book is produced, the neatly drawn bill is presented. "If convenient to Mr. Lawton. the amount will be acceptable." "I nil) band it to him when he is al leisure. He wdl attend to it no doubt." The doctor sighs involuntarily as he recalls similar indefinite promises; but is impossible to insist upon interrupt ing important business. He ventures another remark, implying that prompt payment would oblige him; bows and letires. On, on goes the faithful horse. Where is to be cur next stepping place? the wealthy merchant's, who owed so lo ihe doctor's skill a month or since. Even the doctor feels confi here. Thousands saved by the prevention of that fever. Thirty dollars is not lo be thought of coinnarNo.l. AH is favorable. Mr. Palmer is at home, and receives his vis itor in a cordial manner. Compliments passed. Now for the bill. c earej on a of off lure Hie mnn an over the and of "Our little account, Mr. Palmer." 'Ah! I recollect. I am a trifle in you debt. Let m see: thirty dollars! So much? I had forgotten lhat I had need ed me. lira! advice, except in my blight indisposition a few weeks since." rflight indisposition! What a memo ry some people aie blessed with! The doctor smothers down his rising indignation. "Eight visits Mr. Prilmer, and at such a distance. You w.li find the charge a very model ate one." Oh! very well! I dare say it is all right. I am sorry I have not the money for yott to-day, doctor, Very light just at present. You know how it is with m-n i'f business." "It would be a great accomodation if I could have it at once." "Impossible, doctor! I wish I could accommodate yon. In a week, or fort night, a the farthest, I will call at your office-" A week or fortnight! The disappoint ed djctor once more seats himself in his chaise, and urges his horse to speed. He is growing desperate now, and is eag r to reach the next slopping place. Suddenly he checks bis horse. A gen iletnsn pissing who he recognizes as the young husband whose idolized wife was so lately snatched from the grave. "Giad to see you, Mr. Wilton; I was about calling at your house." "Pray do so. doctor; Mrs Wilton will bn glad lo se you." j "Thank you, but my call was on bu-ir.'.is lo-day I believe I must trouble you wiih my bill for attendance during your wife's illness." "Ah! yes, I recollect. Have you i with you? Fifty doll us! Impossible! Why. she was not ill above three weeks." "Very Irue; but ihink of the urgen cy of the case. Three or four calls du ring twenty four hours were necessary, and two whole nigh'sat her bedside." . "And yet the charge appe-trs to be enormous. Call it forty, and I will hand yoa the amount at once." The doctor hesita'es. "I connot af ford to lose ten N dollars which is justly my dm?. Mr. Wilion." Suit yourself, doctor. Take forty and receipt the bill, or s!ick to your first charge, and wait till I ameady to pay it. r if:y dollars is no iriil XIcan lell you." And this the mnn whose life might have been a blank but for ihe doctor's skill. Agiiu we are (raveling onward. The unpaid bill is le-t in Mr Wilton's hand, and yet th doctor half regrets that he l not suonilMeU to Hi-, imposition. Money is gre-itly needed just now, and t!:er seems little pro-'pect of getting any. Again and again the horse is stepped at some well known post. A poor wel wip has the doctor lo day. Some bill are collected, but their anntints are dis coursing!' snnli. Everybody appears to fee! astonishingly healthy, and have almost forgotten lhat ihey eier had oc casion for a physician. There is one consolation, however. Sickness will come again, and then perhaps the unpaid bill may be recollected. Homeward goes the doctor. He is naturally of a cheer ful disposition, but now he is seriously threatened wiih a fit of the blues. A jst cf calls upon his slate has Iiltl ef- feet npon his spirits. "All work and no pay," he mutters to himself as he puts his dressing gown and slipppers, and throwing himself on the lounge, he turns deaf ear to the litih; ones, while he indulges in a reverie as to the best mode paying the doctor. It is with men as with trees: if you lop their finest branches, into which (hey were pou'ing Iheir young life juice, the wounds will be healed over with some rough hoss, some odd excrescence and what miht have been a grand tree ex panding into liberal shade is but a whim sical miss shapen trunk. Many an un-i lovely oddity, has come of a hard forrow, j has crushed and maimed the na-f f.-ctions. jusl when it was expanding into' plenteous beauty, and the trivial erring ' or wlncli we visit with our harsh blame, may be but as the unsteady motion of a whoes best limb is withered. lad wood Magazine. ed Nothing ever grows old in memory; (belittle boy that died, so long ago, is eternal child; and even ns be crept the threshold of god's gate at th-j beckoning of the Lord, so ever in the heart his parting look, with heaven shin ing full upon his brow; the beauty that heart grew warm beholding, in life's forenoon, when dews were on the world, played ihe tiuant with some angel, remains untouched by time, even as the unreiil sky that let the wanderer in. Ainsworlh. If an they A childs heart responds lo the tone j ,;on Its mother's voice like a harp to tl ej 'n('' " ! A TRUE SAILOR. Lieutenant Herndon, who commanded (he Central America on the occasion of her recent destruction, was a native of Virginia. II- was one of the most faithful, gallant and devoted officers in the Ntvy, and had. pethaps seen more service Ihan any man of his age in the country. Though a small j and delicate mn, he had performed ser vices which demanded great physical j power and energy. His memorable ex- ploration of the valley of the Amazon was a striking proof of his energy and ! recourses as an officer, a commander, and a man. Sj intense was his devo tion to the service, and his pride in bis profession, that but a small portion of his time was passed on land. The New York papers relate several incidents of a domestic character, illustrative of his etprll de corps and professional fidlity. His wife, when informed of the catastro phe, and encouraged by the sngeUion that a number of the crew and passen gers of the steamer had been saved, and that he might he included in the num ber, replied. "No. he was a brave sailor, and would be the last to leave his ship; he has gone down with her." What a noble tribute lo the true sailer a trib ute enhanced by the consideration that it came from the sister of that pride of th American Navy, Malhew F. Maury. It is said lhat his daughter, an ac complished yonng laly. of great talent and distinction for her exquisite musical skill, as well as for her many personal attractions, in parting with her father was disturbed by some apprehension of ii anger or casualty, and a-ked him to employ some homely device, like throw ing an old shoe, to propiti ite good for tune, and (hat a passage occurred be (ween (hem, in which (here was some presage of the terrible casnalty which has clothed a whole nation in mourning. There is a cirenmstance connected with this young lady which has all the inter est of the most thrilling romance. More than twenty years ago, in the little old town of Fredericksburg. Vir ginia, there was a gay wedding and hap py festival, whih absorbed the interest of the whole population of that quiet and ancient burg. It was the marriage of a lovely young lady to a gallant mid shipman, who had already secured a high eminence in his piofession. The! marriage was fo'lowed by a gay honey j moon and social festivity, in the midsl I ol winch, just eight days after the wed -! ding, there suddenly came an order which produced gar.eral discontent, and nriuy unfavorable and denunciatory comments on the heart and motives of the hard nnd unfeeling Di partment, r.iiiob could ll.us cruelly tear a man fioni the Mms-of his bride. The order was to midshipman Herndon to report to C.iplain of the ship , bound iinuiediately for the Pacific squadron. The voice of his fiitnds and neighbors was in favor of the resignation of the young officer thus cruelly used, but the dictate of duty, and above all, ihe coun sel of his bride, was llit he should obey his orders and perform his duty. He, therefore, hurried to his ship, embarked on the long cruise, and afer four years' absence, returned, and experienced the delight and happiness, which had been enjoyed by few, of finding a loving spouse and a beautiful little daughter, old enough to call his name to rreet him wiih lender embrace and welcome. Alas! lhat (he same family should now be compelled to receive the sorrowful and terrible intelligence, which throws t i their little circle inio grief and sorrow -It .1 ? 1 r I I I . ! dark as ihe joy whkh once brighten it was rndient and exquisite. THE AFFECTIONS. pression: "Were I in a desert, I would find wherewith in it to call forth my af which If I could do no better, 1 would fasten them on some sweet myrtle s..me melancholy cypress, to connect my.elf to; I would couit them for their There is a famous passage in the wri tings of Bosseau, that reat delineator of human heart, which is as true to human nature as it is beautiful in ex- a shade, and greet them kindly for their ! protection. I would write my name up on them, and declare they were the sweetest trees throughout nil the desert. (heir leaves withered, I would teach myself to mourn, and when they rejoic ed I would rejoice, along with them." Such is (he absolute necessity which ex ists in the human heart of having some thing to love. Unless the affections have object, life itself becomes joyless and insipid. Thi affections have this pecu liarity, that they are not so much the means of happiness as their exercise is happiness itself. And not only so, if have no object, the happiness de rived from other power is cut off. Ac- 8nd enterprise flag, if there be no ol.jert dear to the heart, to which these actions can be directed. at but for A TRUTHFUL SKETCH. The following almirable sketch of the interior of a railroad cir at daybreak, is from tne Chicago Journal. Night pas Fredricksburg, -ill .nrrsi. ir, r.itt,f.i:no- o -- r i - Long before we here the roar o: wheels, we see ihe glimmer of a grow- ng light. Brighter and broader it opens, like the Cyclopian unwinking eye; it is ihe head light of the train. Then the steady jHr. then the mingle ! clank as or a thousand shaken chains, and the cars are here. "All aboard" and "all right" follow each other in qu;ck succession. and we are breathing the close and heavy air of a crowded dormitory. The car lamps have gone out, disgusted, the little wakefulness of the sleepers has subsided, and a dim snorinsr outline of clonks and shawls a:id frighlened-look-ing heads, flecked here and there like a troubled sea, with white, compose the landscape; while over all, like pendu lums, swing pletheric carpet bags, slow ly to and fro, and little satchels brisk as mantle clocks, and bonnets made of nothing, dance up and down like blos soms in a rain; all timed to the motion of the train. But the dim gray turns to a cold eyed white, and the breathing bundles begin to stir; out of an egg shaped package, is hatched a woman, wiih locks dishevel led, like Venus from the sea. A throe and a rougher head e merges from cloak and shawl, and shakes itself awak. A shapeless heap turns out a mm, bearded like a pard. A pair of boots thrust tip l.ke bowsprits, .oes out of sight, as owner comes in view. One is soothing an irri tated hat wMi gentle touches of his el bow; another pulling at his wilted collar. Disordered tresses are smothered with hasty touches of the hand, and crump led sleeves persuaded into shape. One lady has learned her lesson from Grim alkio, and makes her toilet precisely like a cat. The cold clear light of early morning is always trying to human beauty; there are no tints to be harrowed, no softening shadu to be worn: a plain, cold stare, that looks one out of countenance. But in a railroad train the ordeal is nppaling. If a face ever looks faded, il is then; if the hair has any gray in it, it is sure "to show;" wrinkles art read, like a sign board, afar off. If there be discontent in the hear', it com is up into the mouth, and everybody Ijoks like p?op!s af.er a masquerade, or Richard after he hi comes himself a 'ain." Every body has experienced lhat curi osity sometimes almost suspense wi.h which one waits for a lantern or a com ing morning, when he has wedged his way into a stage coich, or a d irk car at night; curiosity, to see who has per sisted in making a pillow of his shoul der, or whose feel have been entangled with his own, or who has been saying "ihe smart things" in the dark, or who produced lhat snore that strangely min gled a sneeze and a bark. And the curi osity is mutual, scd with light comes decorum. The open mouth is shut up with a jeik; human Utter X's are closed like a pair of compasses; the man that 1 was curled like a d .n lelion 6tem, and J ihe man lhat bowed like a bulrush, have disappeured, rind all are "set up ' in rows like to many ten-pins. Who own ed the snore, and who the wit, are prob Iems to be s'udied out at one's leisure. Anecdote 0 the lats Dike or Wel lin'uton. Some years ago it wasprposed purchase a farm in the neighborhood of Starthfieldsare. which lay contiguous to! his e anJ was t)erefoIe a V3lu,ble ! I acquisition, to which he assented. When the purchase was completed, his Stewart congratulated him upon having had such bargain, as (he seller was in dil3 :ul ies, and forced topart with it. What do yea mean by a bargain?" said the duke. The o.her replied, "Jt was valued at j 1,100, and we have got it for 8'J0." "In lhat case," said Ihe duke, "you will please carry (he extra 330 lo ihe Ute owner, and never talk to me of cheap land a;ain." Jioikes' Journal. A New Work. "Have yeu," siid an inquiring minded and slightly worldly gent'eman recently, to a bookseller, 'have you Christ's Sermon on the Mount?' What! Christ's sermon on th Mount?' exclaimed the bookseller, with not a little suiprise. 'Yes,' said the other; it was mentioned yesterday in a very charming discourse onr church as an admirable thing; perhaps it isn't out yet!' ,The anxious inquirer was not corrected, but was per milted lo go his way 'for he had grea1 possessions." Young men who would prosper in love should woo gently. Il is not fashionable young lidies to take ardent tpirilt. Epistourt rclb. Never cross your letters- Cross- writing only causes cross reading. Punch its the he he the fly fly it er have he WHAT'LL THEY THINK? Who cares what they'll think, or what they'll say, concerning ourselves, so long as we have the approval of our own reason and conscience? So long as we wrong no one, assail no just ordinance, social or other, but earnestly go on our way, about our own business, and to oar own business, and to our own taste, why shou.'d we care for folly's derision or fashion's frown? Let us never shape them to such a standard. No independ ent soul ever d..' so demean itself. And yet how many waste their lives, and fritter away their man and woman hood in the everlasting query. "Whal'll they think?" They can do nothing re curing to (his. They have no self rule, no freedom of opinion or deed. "What'lj ihey think?" arranges all their house hold, fashions their drawing-rooms, their feasts, their equipage, their gar. ments, their amusements, their religion, their everything! Poor, hampered sou!s. for every breath they draw, there is a measure of apprehension. They are un solved problems of indefinite calculation how to be nose-led. They suffer per petual suspense. They do nothing with out examples and patterns. Society abounds in such. Men are often enough of the lot, but woman of tem-r. If one loops, all must hoop, if one flounce all must flounce. No mailer whether it is convenient or prudent, ihey must follow the lead. "Whai'U they think?" if one dares to stand alone, is their withering fear and torment. 1: is a sort of social perdition, frcm which they are struggling to escape. Indepen dence with them is out of the question, they have lost all desire to be indepen dent. It's how will the Priggses look al it, that determines them. They must do just as the Priggses do. To (he dogs with the Priggses and all their retinue. They are emasculating society, confus ing weak men's ideas, and making weak women's minds weaker. Let ns have done with the interrogatory. "What'il Ihey think?" Died Pock!" As if anybody could die rich, and in lhat act of dying, did not loose the grasp upon tilled deed and bond, and go away a pauper, out of time' No gold, co jewels, no lands or tenements. And yet men have been buried by char ity's hand, who did die rich; died worth a thousand thoughts of beauty, a thou sand pleasant memories, a lliousaa! hopes restored. j . There ,s a Ume in every man s educa- una when he arr.ves at the conviction ! that envy ,s yno'ance; lhat mttatton is ; suicide; that he must take himself for bet ter, for worve, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no ker nel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on lhat plot of ground which is given him to til!. Emerson. Tns Hey. Charles Kingsley, in dis coursing on the advantages of out door exercise and physical heath and strength, saj s that Lis idea of a man is, "One who fears God, and can walk a thousand miles in a thousand hours, who breathes the free air cn th; free earth, and who, at the same lime, can hit a woodcock, weighed down sDirit fflad. than all other blessings Earih can give. doctor a horse and twist a poker round his finger." Kind words are the brightest flowers of Earih ua them, and especially round the fireside circle, for they make s para dise of (he humblest home. They are jewels beyond price, and more precious to heal the wounded heart and make the "Blush not now," said a distinguished Italian to his young relative whom he met issuing from a haunt of vice; "you should have blushed when you entered.'" That virtue is of little worth, which shrinks not from the slightest contact with evil, instead of loooktng to the world's opinion. Hope is the dawn of joy, and memory twilight; but this prefers to shed the of if i i j i ,i r . . . I colorless dew or rain, and the day which i - dawn promises breaks in; but on an other earth, under another sun. Man often weeps in his sleep. When the awakens, he scarce remembers that has shed tears. So regard life. - In second, thon wilt no longer know that thou hast wept in the first. Mis ASTtiaopr, bt doubls estrt. To escape from tht boredom ofourselves, we into the world, and to escape from the boredom of others, we are only to glad to home again. A young lady, fond of dancing, tra verses in the course of a single season, about four hundred miles. ( Query Isn't rather down hill?) Good as a Begu-.sisc!.- John E. Thay left 83.500,000. ' Chas Lamb would said "A small sum to commence next world with." was a and lo all the by WHAT'LL THEY THINK? For the Farmer. THE TRUE POLICY OF FARMERS. An article upon this subject, in the Sandusiy Register, seems to us to contain so much sound, practical sense, that we make the following extracts for the benefit of whom it may concern: , , The country has been going on swim mingly for several ysars at leat the farmers have. Under a prevalent sys tem of inflated currency, all products cf the country have home extravagant prices. But, while ihe farmer has been growing rich or if le has not it has been his own fault those engaged in other pursuits. have been made to groan in spirit and in pocket, wiih flour at S10 to 8 1 2 per barrel, potatoes 8 1 per bushel, corn 75c, spring chickens 2s to 3s apiece, butler 25c to 30c per pound, dtc, &e. Many families, supported by severe and constant labor, have scarcely been able to "make buckle and strap .meet," with the most rigid economy, during these high prices; yet Ite tribute money exacted from high and low, rich and poor, has flowed into the coffers of the farming class in a constant stream. Do our ari- o cultural friends think this must be always so? Are they sure that because wheat has been woi th S 1 ,90 and potatoes 81,25, these and other necessaricmust alwaja remain at such starvation prices, at their pleasure ? The conduct and conversa tion of many of (hem would lead ns thus lo conclude. Intelligent farmers know (hat when high prices rule except in times of great scarcity it is because money it cheap. Now, what reason have they to expect that within one, or even two years from the date of such a com plete prostration of financial credit as the country is now suffering, money will h as cheap or food as dear, as within the past two years? Suck a state of things is morally impossible; yet farmers refuse to bring their products to market, in (he vain expectation that by holding' them back, they will stimulate the demand and thereby advance the price. 0irg to the great number of producers, their diffusion over a broad country like ours, and lue variety of circumstances which surround (heraj it might as well be ex pected that water could be stored in a seive, as that in a season of such boun teous profusion as the present, farmers could hold and hoard their products so as w comF ' reiurn lo ihe high prices of 1856. Water navigation will soon be cIose(J for Bw h,f a dIs,anee practicali7 betwee0 Wf8teru . . at least doubled, as will also the cost of transportation from one to the other. Will the farmers of Ohio allow' the Far West to furnish the winter's stock of produce which must be accumulated at (he sea board at comparatively low prices, wegrani and take only an equal chance with their western competitors next spring; or will they turn the tide of money flowing from New England and Europe to their own State, and thus ena ble all classes lo paw, with competency and comfort, the winter before ns? Per haps they are of opinion that, having themselves plenty to eat and drink, tha "bard limes" will not reach , Let them not be deceived. Whatever class is injured, all feel tha wound. It may not b possible to indicate the particular spot where the bolt will strike' in each individual case; with one it may bo the bankruptcy of a business friend or rela tive, perhaps a son; wiih another, the failure of the merchant or banker to whom he has loaned tie surplus avails of bis last year's crops, or for whom he has become surety. Bat the business interests of community cannot be pro- tratcd without injury, more or less, to every class. The truth is apparent, that the pro ducing States aro full of the necessaries life, and low prices must rule. ' The mechanic and laboring classes are resolv ed to have cheap bread once more, and the producer is wise he will see and accept the new state of affairs, instead of ' ""leo. oi lnnmM..rl,t. .1. f T t murmuring al the bounties of Prctidenca and flying in the face of his destiny. Money is now dear and bread is cheap; latter must be converted ino the for mer by sale, in order to save a.T classes from financial revulsion and distress. Mr. William Fixlbt. of Marlboiough, in the city yesterday, with a load tf charcoal which was drawn by an ox ani cow, yoked together. They are twirt well malched, as to sizeand coh r general appearance; and it is dJffi cult to tell which is which. They ara ' eight years old, have been woiked ta gelher ever sinee they were old enough, drive in a yoke, and are nude to do the work of ihe farm, the cow proving herself equally as strong and tough as ox.HarturJ Times. If one does not hold siiW when itung a bee, or by fte, the s-'ing remain bshind in the wound.