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Where sorrow never lives, - , And friendship never dies? The (oud waves rolling in perpetual flow, . Stopped for awbile and answered "So!" "v ' And thou, sercnest moon,' ;." - That with such holy face, ' Dost look upon the earth, . ... . Asleep in night's embrace Tell mo, in all thy sounds, Hast thou not seen some spot Where miserable man Might (ind a happier lotT Behind a cloud the moon withdrew in woe , And a voice sweet, but sad, responded ".No!" Tell me, my secret soul, O! tell me. Hope and Faith, . la there no resting place From sorrow, sin or death! , , . , . Is there no bappy spot . ,'. Where mortals may be blessed, ; ' Where grief may find a balm, And weariness a rest1 Faith, Hope and Love, best boons to mortals given, .. . Waved their bright wiuginnd whispered"! cs, , ,; ' in Heaven!'1 t ' Miscellaneous. THE UNYIELDING WIFE —OR— THE EFFECTS OF ILL TEMPER. BY A FARMER'S WIFE. .. Before proceeding to- the lubjcct nialter of this paper, allow me, my young menus 10 ex-.- tiortyou to pause long and strive earnestly at eelf culture and sell control, beiore iaK ng i . aten which involves your all of earthly happi ness, as well as that of the individual whom, i before Heaven, you promised to honor, love, and chersh, during your sojou n in a stale where mutual concessions are constantly de . mended. My female fr ends, though the cdo sen companion of your life may nit be all you had, in the ardor of your affection, painted ' him, he is still the man you are bound to love, . . honor and obey, and to your keeping, in a great degree, is oommit'ed bis reputation,, hj ; usefnluet! in life, his social tastes anl fire nan e ninvmenta. Mutual improvement is un loubtedly one of the ends of the institution of warriaiie t ut any attempt atcorrecuon or re proof should be mingled with kindness of rnsoner j if tbeconlrary course is adopted, the desired effect is worse than lost, snd frequent ly the seeds of good already sown in the heart, are, by tisrshuesa and seventy, stifled in the germ, snd the noble feelings which had begun to expand are blasted by the beat of an xitifovernauie temper. . Years ago. when in tbe freshness and buoy ancy of girlhood, I was about to become the . bride of him who bad ever slriven to make ' me hannv. 1 received a letter from my motb r's sister, earnestly urging me to spend a few Joys with her, as she waned particularly 10 " rn me. Accordinelv I went, and was cor- , dially received by Aunt Clsrs and the family of her son, with whom she resided. One day ' Murine mv visit. Aunt Clara told me she uad , .' beard of my intended marriage, atd, feelioga deep interest in my weiiare, sue nau ueieimiii ed to vive me a bistortof her married life, be lieving that it might eonvey a useful lesson. 'Whether she thought she discovered the same traits in mv character that caused the ship wreck' of her happiness, I cannot say; but let that pass. She said on account ot me sad memory and unLanoy inclines it would neces snrily awaken, she.Yad reduced the noHa'ive to-witting, winch I niipht perns at pleasure At an'early dv I availeu myseirol her kind ness her manuscript is here-copieu: Being the oldest of six children, my parents ; had always been accustomed to rely on me for much assistance, which, hsd 1 Men tne onlv child, thtv would scarcely have consid red me able to render. 4 My mother's time 1 was almost wholly occupied with household affairs, so that at sixteen years of age the care of two little Sisters snd three brothers devolved upon me. Nature had endowed me with an indomitable will snd passionate love of power which required a stronger curb thsn tneocca aional reproofs which my ebulitioa of tempo called forth. Among my brothers and sisters ' my word wss law, and when I issued a com ' mand, (and that was the form in whioh my is ' sies were exercised,) I exacted the strictest obedience. ' i do not think the children could have loved me. very much, for my passionate instructions must have engendered that fear which easts out love. At length a chanee came over me a pa s.on took possession of my heart, which for a time overpowered all baser passions reed car that nassion was lore T My whole heart wss devoted to an object worthy of a better disciplined one than 1 could enng mm. As if to prove the assertion true that every person lores bis opposite, the object of my at tachment was mild, with a disposition full of kindness sod charity, always choosing to sut- . fer wrong rather thsn contend with an antago Intending te relieve my parents from provl . ding some of the necessary articles of .house- keenine, I eneaeed to take charee of a district school, which was managed by a board trustees, who were authorized to employ and pay ue teacher, being more or less controlled by them, t hen occasional interference, to temperament like mine, was exceedingly im tating. One day I returned from school in very angry mood, atsertinc tbstl would neith er submit id the dictates of the trustees or any one else, wnen my eldest sister said, rwith an tMrb sailtu .. '"What will you do when you are teamed , Yon will then hnre to "love, honor, and ' Oi'My temper wss not in tbe least softened by the question, and I replied very emphatically .oiiat waea l was manienu wss my nusnsnd'i A.tdutr to make one hsnnr, and if he did sot Cn j, im Uray wishes, I should endeavor to rnake ;p ra;. roolish wayward girt sa iwas, to te i.jivi in my own aind that 1 would abide'by is. "if jk H yv. , ft J '.ti i J . -r j .HFcai-ics- and je'f e'w Z'L u?, ! 1 $1,50J e f Annum lit Advance. " "NerSerics.'v':.'",'!:. EATON, PREBLE COUNTY, 0, JUNE 29. 1351. .t -' K ll,No. 4. VNait1 ''IS'" Jc-w"5 it W ! i . . . . i f.I a iB l LIB I IkX JTk 1 . HIllM-.iriftll I 111 Wl I . .. If V.t I . 111 I -.Hl I.I .'! A t .;: j i ... J ; -j . ; . I'l'.' I.' 1 .1 .. i -rr I') ; , r. I ' I of I f to absurd a determination, how little did I re- fleet, how mnch influence, pride end obsiina- cy would exert in causing metq adheretothiSMc expression of perverted will. ' Joseph and. 1 were at lenjin raarnea. u, seenidd to me that I bad never been so happy j weeks passed as days. Surrounded by sn atmosphere of love ana Kindness, my faults were not called out, and Joseph in his mistaken fondness thought me all that hi warm heart and noble nature could desire. ' Soon after the marriage we commenced housekeeping in a neat, pretty house just suit ed to our wants. 1 wasensbled nearly to fur nish it with the avails of my last years teach ing, and the kind assistance of mother and sis ters. Ntatness and orer were largely devel oped in my habits, and for some time nothing occurred to nun tne Happiness 01 our uuiiy life. One evening I had to wait lonper tiinn usual for Joseph to come to tea, and suffered a long suppressed feeling of impatience to betray it self in th'' peevish tones in which I exclaimed oon as soon as lie entered the dining room, The tea is all cold ; why did you not come before'?" "1 could -hot, my dear, as there was no one to stay in the store," was the mild reply which should have put the subject at rest, as I knew that Joseph's business must necessarily occupy is whole time, he being head clerk in the es tablishment with which he was connected, ex pecting in the course of two'or three years to Ue taken uto partnership, therefore it was necessary for him to be active and attentive. All 'this I knew, but, like loo many wives, tosk little interest in business affairs, end would not consider that he had any claims paramount to my convenience, Small matters like these should have been fborne patiently, but in thesbsence of any greater trouble 1 sullerc-u a thousand inning things to annoy and irritate me to mar, uegree that I threatened to "turn over a new lent, which was but another way of saying, unless I can bifve things my own way I shall give my husband a lesson. Ho bore my oit-reiter ated eomnlaints about what appears t me now to have been trifles light as air witnout resentments, offering good reasons (excuses, called them) for not complying with my wish es. One day, after I had reproached him with thinkinrtnore of his business than of his wife, he rose to go out, and as be did so, he turned to me with a look that should nave sent re pentance to my heart, and fixing on mo those liquid grey eyes, expressive mere oi sorrow than of anger, "Clara," said he, "if you find it so troublesome wnitinir lor me, do sot wait any more, but take your meals andclear awny the things without regard to me." v nen ne bad gone, the temper that should have reen cast behind me prompted me to take bun at his word. Accordingly when tno lime came, I prepared the evening meal and, after wait- ins a few moments I sat down, ate alone, then cleared away the table and took up my sew- ins. In a few moments Joseph came in, and without raising my.eyes from my work. I told him in an unconcerned manner as possible, that he need notcome fot bis tea, I bad clear ed it.away-. WiUietU j'ingA,W0el United anu leu ine nuusc. I know my friend, that when you read this you will bitterly reproach me for unkindness to one who loved me better than life: one, too, for who at times, I weuld havo laid down my life, and aueht else save my will. His loss one time would Iave broken my heart, naturally impulsive, that intense love that for a time controlled infirmities of temper I bad suffered them to gain the ascoendency thus ilashini? from our I ins the cun of happiness. I allowtd myself to forfjet that the same guard ovet my conduct, and the same effort was nec essary to preserv the affections cf the husband that were there emp oyeu 10 win anu ouiam the lover. But to return. That night I sat up late.but nay husband did not come. Ah, thought I, thinks to frighten me into submission by stay ing out lat' ,(a thing he'had never done before,) butbe will find ins m'siDKe. rinuing inatne had taken the night key, I determined to up no longer. I retired but could not sleep. The mild beams of the moon came softly scal ing through the window, filling the toom with fantastic shapes of light and shade, bearing to my troubled mind a self-examination, long defered, As the night deepened snd m) husband came not, l wept Diner rears of self-accusatiou, and in proportion to 'ears for his safety did my repentance tor past, and resolve for tbe future to deepen and expand. I knew the storeiad closed some hours be fore and we had few friends, indeed none with whom he could be spendtng'the evening, Where can he be, was the constantly recurring question. Just as the clock strnck one, 1 heard the click of the niEht Key ano rus step on stairs. With my fears, vanished repentance from my volatile heart, ano oy mo urae reached the room I was prepared to pour rtorm of invective on his head. He paused the threshold, and as the moon shone full his face, I perceived that-be was pale and ag itated. and in his moonlight presented a ehast- liness thst shocked me so much that 1 sprang from the bed. exchnnine, "Joseph, Mr Le land' what is the matter 1" He stared ot ah instant, and in an excited tone replied "Don't be a fool, Ulara. ' uo dsck to dcq let me alone." The truth flashed on my mind, and again pressed my pillow, where I sought-to fasten the nlame on him. ramer man lane any snare on myself. The next day nothing was said the occurrence net the preeeeoing osy night. In fact there were-few words spoken on any subject; 1 felt injured snd a gloom seemed to hare settled ' on the countenance and manner of my husband. t It wks not for years" aTtet thst-1 knew what I mnv as well mention now. When Leland left the store on the eventful night.he paused a moment on the threshold, uncertain whither to direct his steps, dreading after to ilings of the day to encounter the fretful ness of an arbitrary wife at home. Home ! home no longer to his gentle and peace-loving spirit. ' Just then an acquaintance passed, accosting him gaily, inviting him to go partake of an oyster supper at a fashionable restaurant Unhappily his stomach prompted his mind to accept the invitatiqn. That night tbe tempting wine cup was held to his lips; second and a third followed in rapid sucCesr ion, and in that state he sought bis chamber as we have already seen. ' - Following this, there came I succession days' arid months fra'urtt with the deepest mis ery to both of us 1 will draw a veil over recollectionrof this- period, only mentioning that bat lev months had eJapse4 before hollow cheeks apd bloodshot eyes told a that none who saw him could fail' to read. ' -My 'husbsnd'i conduct snd appearance, instead eausing seir-repioaeli'an4 excising .pity, me o JeokKoop myseiM1 w fit tW:B jured of wives, and heajt hardened towards hurrtilll really tpekc my.stlfish and.wifledt' save in harshness and reproach. Wa had been married about two years, One'morning Leland vent 10 the store as .usual, but ! soon returned. On looking-at him, I caught j wild and glesmed like hot coals and he siag before , pered across the" room amf wou id have fallen ; my ureath in astonishment., His eves were had he not grasped a chair into which he sank He sat a moment, as if dollectinghis thoughts, then in a voice firm and solemu, while I al most felt his burning gaze, he said : "Clara, this day I am a mined Tnnn my employers haTe watched My steps, have expostulated with mei finding it to no purpose, this day on which I should have been raised to an honors Ms and profitable positihn, finds me cast off, sick, broken-hearted, alone, without money and without tnends. Trouble and disappoint ment drove me to the wine-cup, then, to find oblivion for my sorrows, I neglected my' busi ness, became involved in debt and this U the consequence. ' . -j , ; , BY A FARMER'S WIFE. [From the flag of our Union. ] THE SKINNED CAT. BY BUT. I at In a little villftgef not teri miles from Balti more, there once resided, and for all e know to the contrary Le may live there yet, nn old gentleman, who, on account of his extreme cleanliness, was called "old Nicety.' Now if thero was one good thing "old Nicety prefer-'1 red before another, it was n good cupof ten and if there, was an animal which he detested it was a cat, Thero lived about half a mile from this same village a gentleman named Buckler, whose wife was considered one of the best, ifnot tbe best tea-maker in that re gion of the world and to Mr. Buckter's would 'old Nicety' often wend his way of an evening to enjoy a dish of Mrs Buckter's fa mous tea. After sipping down a cup of more than usual flavor and excellency one evening, old Nicety leaned back in his chair-end ex claimed : . 'An ! Mrs. Buckter ! I don't see Jiow it's possible for you to make such excellent tea 1" 'I'll tell you sir,' exclaimed a little'son of Mr. Buckler's. 'Twasn't mammy that made the tea, dn dy did it 1' Eh, daddy 'mnde it, my loy, Jid he, then perhaps yon saw him ?' 'Yes, I did, sir ; and the doe too, and we for the dog killed the cat, unj daddy put the skin in the tei-pol.' 'In tie where?" exelaimel old Nicety,' springing from his chair, as if he had been sit ting on nettles. " 'In the tea-pot, sir, and here it is, ana with ynutli ful ability the little fellow produced tea pot from the closei with a cat-skin in the bottom of it. 'See it,sir, mammy didn't make the tea for daddy put the sk n there.' One glance of horror old Nicety threw into the tea-pot, and true enough there lay the cat's skin. With the exclamation of "(ood Lord, I've been drinking eat soup.'" old Nicety msned from the bouse, ami ha-never since sui fcred a tea-pot to come withinbis sight. . For tbe benefit of the reader we. may re mark that tbe wny the cat's f kin got Into the t-pflwas toU -: Jw. warmer j)ti a rirre-cwt, that the day before had been killed by a dog, and as he wished to preserve its skin, he had put it in an old tea pot that was not used and set it by for safe keeping, tbqugh his little son supposed ne was making tea. DON'T TATTLE. he sit so my the What nerd it concern you if Johu Sno-ksls courting Sal Thompson ? They are undoubt edly rational bein.s, and csn conduct their love affairs in a becoming manner withoutany ot your interference. What if Den Short has got a new dress? It is probably paid for apd cost you noiiiing, tnererore.wiiy need you in terest yourself so deeply about it? What if the principal merchant ip this city lias becme insolvent? You aro not among his creditors, and for Heaven's sake why can't you let the men have a little enjoyment I Suppose Dor cas swift does go todanciug school ? . It costs vou nothing, and as she has a frail fionstitn tion, a litt e exercise ot this kind may benefit her general health. This intermeddling w'uh others, to the utter neglect of ourselves, is be coming .loo 'prevalent withla ceilain class in our cities.. There are none of us, who escape misfortune, or are free'ftom error; but to be made thebutt and by-word ora set orgos ip in?, intermeddling simpletons, merely on ac count of inevitable misfortune. 6' a sinirle er ror committed, is far from being agreeable. If this clars of beings have'ariy business of their own, we hope that out of shame, tor them selves, and for the credit of their relative, they will attend to it. Albany Freeholder, A great Wrestle. me ne a on in me : anu 1 We saw n anecdote somewhere, a short time acn of a rough river boatman, who was celebrated for his great skill in wrestling It was gene'"? conceded that hs could throw any man on his. back that be took hold of, and he nrided himself upon his superiority in that resnect. Udou a trip to New Orleans he caught iho yellow fever, snd was lying, as all iiinnfispd. at the n-int of death. In this ex- treniiiy, s preacher was sent for, who advised him to think of his future state, and "wrestle with the Lord." nassel with the Lord," exclaimed the as tnnishsd boatman, (who understood him liter ally.) "Kassel with the Lord I Why he would trip me into hell at the very nrsi pass: of ana " Mr. the rrr"Spesking of speed," said a wap, the other day, " I reckon they travel on the Hud son River Railroad. I stepped into the cars Albany, eot fnirlv seated at Hudson, lighte-l my cigar at Poughkeepsie, spit out of the win dow at Peekskill, and bit a man at Sing Sins., the teleeranh noles looked like a cloe picket fence, and on going to the end oi me train, I found we had a rope walk snd a ten pin alley in tow, each filled with brisk both ntnek out like the tail of a kite, without touching the trask, snd were used merely to stesdy the cars." and and a I trr"How," said s jude in Missouri .to a witness on the stand, "how do you knew the plaintiff was intoxicated on the evening rererr "Because I saw hirt) s few minutes after the muss, trying to pull of- nie trdusers with boot-jack r" ' " Verdict for the defend nf.' See Blackstone psge 37, vs. Gin and Sugar. of the the tale .'fn4' Landlord," said seedy pedagogue, Somewhat given to stronjr.libations, "I would like a quantum of spirits, a monicum of mo lasses in coniunetien with a little waterbut deal lareely with the spirits," thoa man of B(Ziurr ;- . .. , . ; ofj ltd. ... . . ... j , .CTr,What a'repon tajd n "O," said 'het w.orse, htttlL'iney are; plat- cm. i ii y. , form settles where they they wcijh Presidents, THE BLACKSMITH'S DAUGHTER. BY KATE GLENMORE. 'I wihb exact a promise from you, Fred, on thirannivetsary of my birth-day shall it be fivenf'- . v . , t : i. . t ... . . x'Mosl assuredljf, Lucr, i,f it be anything consistent, u n, ess. inueec, it be man snai i re linquish my cigars. "' " 'No, Fred, that H not whartr wss siming at, so rest easy. Iwill not teafe yon oa thai point to-day; but, it, is one of infinitely more import ance, t-osayyes.' 'Tell me first what t can promise. It is too mush like a leap in tbe dark, tossy yes to sn nndelned proposition. My sister knows I would not willingly refuse her any equest to day. , 'Well, then, ft is simply this, that you psy Susan Howard no further attentions.' v . How so, Lucyf What has Susan Howard dpne to otfeud you, or what can you bring againsl her that will justify you inmaking such reqrfcslf ' ; a should not suppose you would ask that; it neither parentage enougl.?' . . . 'I canYiot. ste why. She is the 'daughter of ah honest respectable blacksmith, who has always supported his family honorably, and given liwi. tlanguters an euucaiwn inai win render them, ornaments to, me wesi socit-iy in ourjnnd-' ' ' , , How absurdly you talk, Fred; where can yon hove picked upsuch sentiments t- lihink society would be vastly obliged to you, were you to introduce a blacksmith's daughter to ernes 'it's circle's.' " ' 'Weil, it mitthl ne, L.ucyi lor noiwnnswnu- nt your prejudices) let me assure you there is not a girl amopg the circle of your acquaint ance, who, for the sterling qualities of mind. nd heart, will comnare vith tsusn Howard. I know notrimeof her sterling qualities. She doubtless does well enough for the station it which, she moves, and which she is as sinnoil tn Clt. thft wife of tame sturdy me chanic: but you as well as she, would find she . " . - . .. r i. i. : mam .dHHa,l was mine uub ui ncr'spiicrie in uw? uiiu society." 'I am sorry-to hear you-ewress such senti-i ments. - What have we, tne children oi a re publican eovern.nent, to do with such dUinc Hons? Worth is the criterion by which we are to iudee. not the accident of fortune arid fam ily. This is one oi tne cniei oeauues oi our Republican Institutions that it grants to every man and woman the power to become the architect of their own fortune. To be some hin? or nothing?' ' 1 All that sounds very well lor pounci-ms, and will doubtless have a very good effect in electioneering purposes, but L have no amui tion. becauee I live unJer a teouoiican gov ernment, to become so very lepublican in my feelings and assoc ations. The distinctions of society should be observed, else what would it become?' I So thev should. Lucy, and so they ever will The distinction between vice and virtue, ig norance and intelligence, cannot be too nicely drawn, thouith I fear it would be to the exclu sion of.msnr wha now swell the list of our would-be arlstocniuy: wniTs the admission ol our worthy blncksmith and his intelligent fam ily would more than compensate toi a score of them.' ' ' How can you, Frel, persist In that which you know is so annoying to your Tamily? The. very idea, of having a girl like Susan How ard associated with it, is too humbling to be endured.' I reeret cxreedinqly that your prejudices ate so strong, Lucy, as I have decided on ask ing Mis Howard to become your sister, so you see I cannot with consistency give you the re auired premise If that is your decision, luruier arRumeni is useless; but you know my feelings towards her, and the welcome she will be likely tore ceive from me.'' j . e . . . 'Have you seen the member from O Fred?' asked Lucy Preston of her brother, the day after his arrival in Washington, where she had been spending a few weens ith hef father, a distinguished member oi Congress, from one of our New England States. - - - 'No. Who is ho? and what is he like?' asked Fred. His name is Howard, and I heard father say this morning, ne was or.e oi me mosi talented members oi the House. He is cer tainly one of the most perfect gentlemen ever met.' Howard! Oh, I wonder if he has any sis ters?' Ye, several. One of them was here with him during the early nart of the session, and judging from the quantity and quality of prise lavished upon her, she musi oe a paragon. She will be here again soon, as she is expect ed to grace Mrs. L 's party to-morrow I must manage to gei an wiroaucuoii to her.' . . .. I think I oan expect this, as her brother has promised to favor me with one. I am really curious to see one who expites such unqualified admiration.' . " . M,. L s snacious drawing rooms were already -filled with the elite of the Capitol, when Lucy f reswn entereu, accoinpanieu by the tajented and accomplished Mr. How ard. . . Grave statesmen and politicians had laid osi le the care and diauity of state and office, to participate in those fashionable follies which so invitingly promise to afford relaxa tion and" amusement; and well were those nrnmises fulfilled, as the radisnt faces beauty, and,, majestic manhood, proclaim, as they here surrcnuer meuisuivfs 10 hid onua rating sound of music, and keep time and nnpe with its voluptuous swellings, or they imn thpmselvcs to that merry-group where wit and humor is the prenidiHg genius- While, perchance, some more intelleo'ual in their tastes, find a deepi r source of enjoment in the disfcussion of graver topics. . . Lucy's eager eye look in at a glance the gay assembly, then wandered enqufrinely from one group to' snottier, to distinguish, if possible,- the star which reigned pre-eminent; but an seemed atike'to her, gay and beoutiriit",nndshe ooivirl the fascinating eloquence- of the gen- tlerrton on whose arm she lepoed, ball (orgot lln womanly cuiuisily and the piomised intro duction: when the announcement of Mr.Pres. Ion and Miss Howard excited both curiosity and aslohislinienl. Th'tsujiprtssed murmur adrniPtidn which greeten their entrance had scarcely' subsided, when heVaslnnishmenf wss assuddenly changed to the deedest chagrin mid mortification; for there in the sister of the on she so iivuch,. admired ;- and-ths acknowledged Tavm-itoaf thernostrefiwd ewcles.of the Capi tol, she beheld none pther than Susan Uowardt "'"The 'itowttigrftima's wf&cScJViijcxry pasty sssembled beneath the roof of our worthy blacksmith, and Lucy Preston, now Sirs. Howard, 'he bride of tbe blacksmith's son rejoici g in the beauty of those liberal insti tutidns.wbich a short year before she had held in siteli contempt. . i -.-i - .' '1 he distinctions of society should be observ ed, Lucy, else what will it become?' whisper ed Fred Preston to his sister; on this merry Christmas evening. ?Oh, Fred, will you never forgive my fol ly? You have already punished me quite enough. , Yes, sister, dear: only I wished to enquire what recepiion tbe blacksmiih's daughter would receive from the wife of a distinguished member of Congress?' 'You ire positively too bad. There, Susan is calling you; go, try snd be civil on this your wedding night at least' Pharaphrases. Vulgar. '-Will ye iver go home f" ' Genteel. Dost thou suppose, young man, that thou-wiu ever depart from this blessed land of freedom, to cross the mighty deep, nd return to your beloved country where your first breath was drawn in the much-be loved dwelling-place of your noble ancestors? ..Vulgar "I'm goin' to the country." Genteel. I am about immediately to depart from the crowded thoroughiares, the confusion end din, caused by the conversation between "he- inhabitants of Joreign lands, snd the un healthy, sultry, and sulphurous atmosphere of the city, to revive myself with the salubrious and pure healthy air, only found end-secured in a quiet and secluded country village. vulgar. "Uo to the devil." Genteel. You will immediately depart from hence to regions where nought is knnwn to exist but brilliant brimstone and saltpetre fire works, where your mothers brother (oi your "uncle" 'will receive you with a distinguished reception. . ,-, i ,1 i .1 - . r . - , ' The Claret Jug and the Elders. There is a story very well known smong Scottish anecdote mongers(writes a Timea cor respondent) respecting the celebrated Dr. Fit- aanan. The Dr. seldom troubled the inside of the kirk, but every Sabbatu morning hi? jug of CUrel was to, be seen on its wav from the tavern, just as me more staiu pomon oi ine popu lation were goi rig to morn ing service. The kitk ciders were at length scandalized.aud un der tbe plea of preventing Sabbath-trading, used frequently to sieze theDr.'s jug and con fiscate bis claret. Suspecting that the Mtzure was not altogether disinterested, the Dr. one Sabbathjnorning put a strong dcTse of tartar emetic at the bottom of the jug. O i that day Ho the surprise of all Dr. Pitcarin was seen in church. His eyes were turned towards the elders' pew. . Tbe service had. not advanced f .r ere one of the reolous opponents of Sabbath-trad ing slunk out of church, looking very pale. Soon anoth er followed, and presently the elders' pew was empty, to the bewilderment of all but the contriver of the mischief. The latter slipped out of church quietly, end with exultation beheld his persecutors writhing in all the ago ntes of a painful puke. Whether t is story ba true or not, it illustrates the cheapness and accessibility of claret when unencumbered by many duties. The Claret Jug and the Elders. the night side of of love. , I Midnight veiled the heavens with infinite blackness, as Hans Von Rosenbaum stepped from the oigied hills of Kinkel Leger Hsus Saus Brus. The foam of the beer still dashed his wild beard, anJ the murmur of the evening breeze mingled in h s soul with the memories of cries for "another pratezel !" and pr.ngin te lager 1" and the thrillin of harps and pi anosfor it had been concert night. "Kat-a- n-na !" he. cried, from the bottom of bis beart and voice " Kat-a-ri-na ! komm heraus ! " The breeze sighed in the leave the waves rippled all was was still. Once moie in agony rose that cry "Kat-a-ri-na!" Deep irom the recess ot the second-story window murmured an answer: "Mx komm heraut ."' '.'Vot, you vont kom out?" roared Hacs, in all the grief of rejected leve. "Den you goes mit'ter tuyful an' be ponde e ! Gotshimmul krouz schaokscliwerednthj's !" A brick flew fiom his hand, skimmed through tbe misty uii there was a jingle of broken glass a cry in female dutch and all was silent " Still wanders in dark midnights the spectral form of Hans Von Kosenbsum around that dwelling, still rings from the Window the ghostly cry of "Nix kom herous !" still wings its way in the night-wind a phantom brick- bati and still, the benighted traveler hears at last a low dismal wa.l in dutch. All things in Heaven and on earth are re-echoed and re flected in their ghosts, or-in their shadows. rrrA young law student, who wrote a clear and round hand, and who was about finishing up his studies, one day han led an instrument which be had lust written out, t his uncle, dry wag who had called to see him, and to en quire of his progress m hut prolossion. t be uncle lock the MMs. nnd after reading a few lines of it, gave it back to his nephew, stating with an arch p collar smile : "You ore not quite n lawyer yet, James." "What do you find out ol the way, sir," queried the student in astonishment. "wny," returned the waggisn oio cruic, anybody can read that writing." of IT'Husband do you believe in special judgments of providence upon individuals in this liter . 'Yes. my dear.' , 'Do you indeed? Did one of the judgments ever happen to you?' Yes, my-jove.' When was it my husband?' 'Wheal married jou, my dear!' otA love-sick sM'ain in describing a kiss, says it jss draught that passes through the system like a tsctet of water through a bas ket of eggs. IT An elderly.lady writes to a friend: "A widower with ten children has proposed and have accented. This is about the number should have been entitled in if I had been married at the proper time, instead of be ing cheated into a noneuuty." Sensible to the last. ... . . , of Ip-A politician from rural regions, being told in wasnington ine ouicr nay mat consols nuu destined; asked to-ltnow which corisol, fot mightftke the-ouica. i , - . BAn Irish laborer, sick of the thraldom strong drink, introduced himself lately to the magistrates Of Southwark, and proposed to rmie netoretnein io seep the following' pledge which he produdud ia ivrttirrc): take notice that Peter Hoc" of CssVrngiii, in the- jcounty of kerrj heqr hi tajka his. Oth nivir to dhtink glass o( Speriet good" bad oi iadi.Tereijl,; only I. publisbedevfty Tbnti.sy'indrniBg, ii tit oom immediately over the Post Office, Usia Sireet, Eaton, Ohio, at the following rates : 11 50 perannum, in advance. 92 00 if not paid w'thin the yesr, and 12 SO aftertheyear nsserpired . Theserates will beji'idly enforced- No paper discontinued nntil all arrearages are pii, flnlen at the option of the publisher X7AJ1 cbtnnuaicatioiia addressed to the Ed topmast, basest free of postage to insure al teBHon.vrv' . I.:: ' .i.-. C'iJo commnnlcoli-fl inserted, ' unless ac- ompanled by a oaponslble name. . ' TPE NOBLE—HEARTED ACTOR. s A most popular actor, who had jnst played a series of characters with great effect.bad re marked every evening in front of the curtain, a yonngTierson of extreme beauty, who had watched his playing wiin an attention in which it was difficult to believe the motive a single one. Our actor knew well thst;he had inspired a piofound passion, and he did not hesitate to respond-to it with a full heart, al though corhplelejy ignorant who this young Isdy was, that night after night east on him her burning looks. ' ''..' . In the nieantime.a wealthy personage wish ed our actor to put himself to. the trouble of caning ey ni' residence. . . "Monsieur," said the banker, "I have an immense service to ask of you. It is to mme the stun that will induce jou to leave the city for a few years." To this strange proposition the actor replied with s loud laugh - . "What d you think. Monsieur ? I am not yet pt the climax of my reputation and glory, which are my fortune. I wo-ild not leave foe a million." " " - "Well, I offer it to yon. Leave and twill instantly count you out a million that will materialize the lumes ol glory."- . "But, Monsieur can I know the powerful motives which induce you to make me such ha offer?" ; "Yes, I will tell you- My daughter my only daughter, I wish to marry her cousin, a young man destined for the highest office of the kingdom, and she is foolishly enamored in you. 1 cannot give her to you. lb is neces sary therefore that you should leave." ."Monsieur," replied the actor, after he had surmounted the first of his pride, "if thst be all, make your mind easy. I will leave; you shall not spend a million; and your daughter shall marry her cousin." "What do you mean ?" "Detain me for dinner to-day, and place mo near her." . At first the banker dared not trust him, but the actor insisted, and the other yielded. There were many of the wealthy to partake of the dinner; among others, several bankers and their wives. The guests had already arrived, and the youug lady of the house appsared at me same lime. But what was the suiprise the cbarfin, and regret of the actor, in recognizing in this young lauy, me very one for whom he had been st passionately enamored in front of the scenery of his theatre. . She, stupified at seeing him ot her father's, stammered out a few words, and accepted his arm to go to the table, for the aetor was de termined, let, the consequence be what they might, to keep the promise he had made to ihe father of his love. And he did keep it in truth, and so well that the young lady on seeing what king of a course, object person of a clown she hsd giv en htr heart to, felt as if it would break. . Ia fact the actor had caused a' thousand incon veniences, and concluded by insulting the guests so grossly that most of them were anx ious U leave. In a word the scene became, so stirring, that as soon as' dinner wss over the young lady herself, indignant and outraged, had the servant called and the actor pushed outside the door. But her cousin, her affianced, arrived in the evening. He recognized the celebnted actor. The. latter related to him how be had just uroKin nisown lies, annihilated himsett by an o lious role, in an incredible comedv of the bon ion he told him the whole Bffair. The vounir lady discovere l that she had be-n duned bv an admirable ruse that the man she had loved an I who loved her, had been inmolated to the exigencies of her fnth r. She saw her cousin no more with pleasure. She detested h m from that time forth, and when pressed to determine on her being married to him, she would give, way 10 ner reeiing3 in reproaches, and diiap pear. - 'Iho whole of the next dav was nassed in despair b' the banker, and in uneasiness and jealousy by the cousin. They finally conclu ded th.it the yoang lady had gone to join her lover, and they hastened to take her from him. A fact soon proved to them that their suspic ions were well founded; then the justices were appled to, in order to Lave the ravisher ar rested. But the actor had not accented the sacrifice of the young Indy. He vowdud his coraireons subterfuge of the previous evening, and that ue iuveu nis aumirer io distraction; but he out not wish that she should be lost, dishonored. lie caiecmzed her, persuaded her, and car ried her back to her father at the ve'v mo ment that the latter was in search of him. The father understood the legal better than passionate expressions of his unexpected de nouncement, and gradually touched moved couquerel it struck him that he could do noth ng better than to tive the actor his daughter, he being the most honorable and honest man he hsd ever met. "Well, who is the hero of this tale ?" will probably be asked. Brcssantc, Brindeaux. Latentains or some eloquent .lover of gymna sium, or of the Comedie Franca Ine ? No. It happened to be the actor 'Gorric. who was so much esteemed, that st his death his funeml pall was borne by the Duke of Devonsl i'e, Lord Camden, Earl Spencer, 'snd viscuum raimerston, followed Dy lilty mourn ing carriages, containing the most ol the Enc- lish nobility. But M. Melville, who has made a comedy out of this anecdote, hos attributed it to ijeorgn fauJIivnn, nnd it is under the title of Suit vail thut the piece obtained at the Ths atrc Frsncaisc, such brilliant success. The Way to Settle a Dilemma, 1 I A testator left to his eldest son one-half of his. horses, treennd, one-third of his horses, to his third, one-ninth of his horses the testator bad seventeen horses. The executor didnot know what to do, as seventeen will not devide by two, by three nor by nine. A Dervish came up on horseback and the execntot con sulted him. Tbe Dervish said, "take my horso and add it to the others's. There were then eighteen horses. The executor then gsve to the eldest son one-half, 0; to the second son one-third, 6: and to the third son one-ninth.2: total, 17. The Dervise then said : -'You. don't want my horse now, ( will take it back again. - DtrAinong'tbe eirriosities, lotely added to the Schenectady Museum.is a mosquito's blad der containing the souls of twtnty-four misers, nnd the fortunes of. twelve prwter$--nearly half full, ... .. y M1 of 'go ttTne 'of the German almanacs' remark that; "A young pirl is a fishing od;-Mhe eyes are, the hook, the sweet srqile is the bait, the lover is tbe gudgeon, and marriage the butter in which he in fried." . ., ,, " " " a. to )'..'. "f r- -,- i i-x-'?rcv-' ID" An e tu-day a belter. lharty bm-ip-morrow.' , Thi a new way 'of isvinji'. ' liid ia tt.c hand is woita two in the tuth,''