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Jtqmtf', (or less) 3 ntertions," Si 0 , . fcae-idditiionaliusenion, 25 .-. . 'Torek mouths, -? a Sis months, Twelve month, -Out fourthof aeolumnper jr.'r, ; . ' half V "... , 3 00 0 00 8 00 IS 00 18 00 30 00 AUovet 4Uitt charged as two aquarei. - IXAdvertisemenliinsertedtilllorbidattlie x pease of the advertiser. JOB WORK xecuted at tnieOffice with neatness andde patch, ittht lowest possible rates, Poetical. Poetical. MY MOTHER. BY ALFRED BURNETT. Mothtr. th.T locks are ffrowtng gray. Thy form ia bent with yearn, Anil aoon thou'lt bid farewell to earth Ita Joy a Ha hopes Ua fears. Tat time kith gently dealt with thee, A down life'a billowy sea, Tbr bark hath aailed without a wars Of dark adversity Thou who first taught my infant lip 'To syllable thy name: To thee I dedicate this lay. Thou who art atill the same. The same kind mother of my youth And manhood's wayward yqfirs; Ah, mother dear, I fear I'vecaused Tbee many bitter tears. .1 know I cannot e'er repay The wealth of lore that's thine, A mother' love cannot be told In a feeble verse of mine. A'et still I strive to bo as thou Thvself, wou'd'st have me be. And know in doin this I'll prove Sincere- love to thee! And sbonld'st thou be the first to seek The ahadotvy v.ilo of death. Thv blessing mother, be it mine, E'en with thy latest breath. Then shall I better be prepared To battle on through life, And meet thee in the spirit land Afar from earthly strife. Miscellaneous LUNCH AND THE FLY-TRAP. A TEMPERANCE STORY, BY A LADY. "What have you got there?" said Mr. Rd far to his little son Charley, as lie was just going to his evening work from which he sel dom returned till midnight. "A lunch," said Charley, "I am afraid you will wan something to eat before you come home, am) I don't want you to stop st the Ex change. Please don't, father!" "Whatare you talking shout myson? What do you know about lunchesnd the Exchange? What do y -u mean? " "Why, it it in the paper, father, and I asked another, and she thinks it is to get folks in to drink. Something like a fly trap." "A fly-trap. A very dignified comparison yonr mother has hit upon, truly! Then she has been telling you that 1 stop at the Exchange, and that I get lunches, and all that? Fine aossin for vour mother!" "O, no, father, she did not say a word about . you,, and did not know mat you wtnt ttiere, ntil I told her that I found you there the day Bessie was so sick. AM, O, father, how bad abe looked when I told her!" "What did yoM distress yonr mother for, you mischievous fellow? Why did you report such a thing, when you never found me there but once? Do you think I am going; to stop and at anywhere to-night? Why, child, you are rstv!" "Why, the paper tells them to come just quarter b fore ten: but please, father, don't atop come home early, just as you used to when mother used to aing, and plav the piano, and you plnyed the flute. O, they were such nicotinic! I could just lie in the bed and listen, and it helped me to go to sleep, and have such pleasant dreams, too. Lome, lather, do take it!" . Mr. Edgar was softened, and could Dot deny Ihe request. He went away not onty wim a lunch in hts pocket, hut a weight upon his conscience. He had hoticed at the tnble the troubled countenance of his wife, but dare not inauire the cause. He knew too well al ready. He repaired to his office, and to and from thence to the Exchange. A rare enter - tainment was in course of preparation, which was to be enlivened with wine and merriment. "Perhaps," thought he, "I can go once more, and then break off." Hut be had no sooner ome to thu deciiion, than the pale counte nanceof his wife, and the importunity of his child, would rush upon his mind. Neither aould that formidable fly trap be forgotten. "Surely," thought he, "I wig almost sudt'd ' the last evening, and dare I venture again? No, there is salety only in ftighr.and I know it ia not an inglorious retreat." He wrote a has apology to his friend, stating that the circum stances I his family required his i resence, and then returned home. No bright lamp illumined his parlor; only a dim light shone from a solitary chamber. "Poor Mary, taught he, as he found Ihe street-door fas tened, "you do not look for me for many a long hour." Noiselessly and unperceived. he en tered by a side door, and approached the ronm eecupied by hi: wire and children. The little son had dismissed bis disquiet turtes for a season, and was sleeping sweetly moon the little couch. Little Bessie occupied 'the crib, and the motner sat by it in hercush tioned chair, with her head reclined, resting mpon her hand. She would sometimes raise Tret 'head, press her throbbing temples, heave a aielL, then resume lier tormer posture, air, Ednar was moved "Ah!" thought he, that my own dear Mary the only daughter i that I severed from doting parents, whose hearts still bleed over ti e seperaton ? Is that ' naler tangu id face the same that was once rn- diant with (.miles ? Oh, wine ! wine ! what Jlast thou done ? This heart has been sleep ?d In thy poison till it has ceased to love i feel no, thank God, he does still love still feel; and, by (Sod's blessing.-, he will Rhow heoceforiJi. Here I do most solemnly pledge myself that this liquid poison ahall never again . enter my lips." Stepping gently forward, and '- seating himsislf by the side of his wife, he said, "Why, Mary, are you ill to-night?" Starting up tt surprise she anid, "Why yes -no-not very. . But, Edward, are you sick, that you have coi.ie home so early ?" "O, no. not at all, I feel better than usual this eveoiag, hut I observed you looked pale - ,jt the tabij(.aud have hastened home on your accoant." .. ., .. . "Dear Edward do not leave me," said wife with a' beseeching look "just atay with -,tae m evaning:" . '. "No, Maty. I am not going to leave you, you are. lo altera the eniertainmenr, and tt is pre -pared already," 'he-aaid, as he drew the paper ' from ma pocacr. . .:;: .. ' . , .. " "There, Mary, tne laacD jiao. wtii nign iu-V-ined you husband, ana verijy.l believe lunch' wilt save him, -too." ' .. - ;..' Mrv Edgar atenee reeogaiwd the agency - that bad restored her husband to her side, milinjemid hef teara, she tegged the prif jledje of.iddini lomethinf Jo (he tepait. , M . M V ' ; 8 f 1 III l;l I Hw M V . I : - BY W. 0. GOULD, f ; "fearless and Tree." $l,50per Anaiim in Advance. New Series ;V EATON, PREBLE COUNTY, 0. AUG. 2 1351. ' Vol. ll.No. io. w BBjBjBjBBBjjiBjBwBBjBjBjBBBBj "No" he aaid. "nothing but aome cold wa- ter: let us have Charley's identical lunch, and while vou nreoare the table, I will wake our yaung temperance orator, and ! thing mother will be inclined to excuse tnia onu departure from established tulea." r In a few moments the happy trio were seat ed around their entertainment, Clwley was mute with pleasure and surprise. He sat and looked first at one parem ana men ni wie oiti- ; naw a smile and then a tear. "Come, Charley," said Mr. Edgrv. "dont set mother to weeping; but as you say they are not sorry tears this lime. Well, Charley, you don't think that your father is quite at the bottom of the trap," said Mr. Edgar, with a smile. "Nq, father.'anrl I don't think you wil' ever get there, if you will just ake your lunches at home with mother and me. If I had known we were to eat with you, I would have nut up more. But, father, whst is to be done about these places when they are making so many drunkards? Why, I could not , keep frcm crying when I just looked on and saw the poor flies CHUght, and then trying to get awBT, and after struggling a little while they would sink, and others dropt right in the same place. Now 1 know it is a great deal worse to kill folks than flies. Father, what can be done about it!" "Why, my son," said Mr. Edgar, "I don't ss as anything can be done while persons continue to place themse'ves in so much dan ger." "Hut mother said the Legislature ran neip it," said the child, with much earnes'ness: "but th y don't begin right. They ant just as Biddy did with mv sore finger; you know how she put on and never tried to ge out the nlinter. Wow, iniher l wisn ymi would tust speak to the legislature about it, and tell them about my finger, and bow it was cured at last." "Yes, ves, my son. your father will speak to the legislature; and that sore finger, with Biddy's failure, must be reported, and we must oil work till we get out the splinter." "Now, Charlev," said Mrs. I ilgar, "we have all had our lunch, and you have talked Temperance and Stile Reform enough for one evening. Now kiss good night, and slip back into you little bed again." t-Arisiom Her ald. The Farmer's Mission. A hungry world looks up to the Great Fa ther and cries, "Give us this day our daily bread:" this is Ihe expression of a universal want, and a rcoenition of the source from whence ihe want may be supplied. To an swr this prayer is the Farmer' Mission. He undertakes to be an almoner of God s bounty Of all the callings that engage the mind, or the hands of men, none is more benevolent in its aim or beneficial in its result, and therefore none is more noblo, and none is more Messed than this, to the man who fully comprehends and feels its true spirit. Leaving al! that might be raid of the absolute or comparative utility of this vocation, as too evident to require proof or illustration, 1 pro pose to speak of it with reference to the single point. Von it jurniih gcopeundjavorable eon ditiontfor the development of a complete man hood? That agriculture ia of use in the world, to all those not engaged in it, is sutlicirntly manliest; but is equally favorable in its effects on the farmer himself! Does it give im opportunities and needful stimulus to perfect his own being and so enable him to discharge his duly, not only to others, but to himsu.r i A Beautiful Extract. There is no one thing more lovelv in h's life, more full of Ihe diviuest courage, than when a young maiden from her past life, from hrr happy childhood, when she rumbled over every field and muor around her home; when a mother anticipated her wants and smoothed! her little cares: when brothers and sisters grew from merry plnymates to loving and trusting friends; from Clirmtmns gatherings and romps; from summer festivals in bower and garden; from the rooms sanctified by the death of rel atives; from the secure back-grounds of her childhoodnnd girld hood and mak'.eiihood, looks but into Ihe future, oway from all that; and yet unierrified, undaunted, leans her fail cheek upon her lover's breast, and whispers, "Dear heart! 1 cannot Bee, but A believe. The past was beautiful but the future lean trust with thee!" Aunt Hetty's Advice. Oh. girls, set you r a flections on ca Is, poodles, parroia, or lap-dogs but let matrimony alone! It's the hardest way on earth of ge:ting a liv ingyou never know when your work is done up. Think of carrying eight or nine children thr ughth measles, chicken pox, rash, mumps, scarlet fever, some of 'em twiceover; it makes my sides ache to think of it. Oh, you may scrimp and save, and twist and turn, and dig and delve, and economise and die, and ;.vtr husband will mari'v aaain, ond lake hat you have saved to dress his second wife with, und he'll take your portrait for a fireboard, and but what's the use of talking? I warrant ev ery one of you'll try it, the first chance you get; there's sort of a bewitchment about it, somehow. Idolatry in Japan. to it An tfficer in the United States frigate Pow hatan,, writing from Japan, says: "Idolatry is everywhere '.o be seen, even more than in China, and statuary seems lo very common. The graveyards are lull ot rune sculptures, and images of God ami hemes, placed there ns tutelar guardians on the tomb slones, or for some such purpose. Tibetan letters and sentences 8 re Used as charms about the groves, no one knowing at all what they mean; if they were intelligible the charm would be broken. Temojes are common, and wayside divinities present their wealher-bcaten luces every tew rods. A Proper Spirit. "Sir," raid one of two antagonists, with dig nity, to the other, during a dispute which had n.'t been confined to words, "You have call ed me a scoundrel and a liar, you have spit ray face, you have struck me twice; I hope yiu will not attempt lo carry this any f ather; for if you do, you will rouse the sleeping lion in my breast, and I cannot tell what may the consequence. . Ihe (TJln traveling down the Harford Pike from Baltimore about two years ago,, when posts for the telegraph to Philadelphia, Bel Air, were about being planted, we were told bv a person living along the raad, that did not think the telegraph would pay, there were two line of stages running to Air now, and they never were more than fUll. ' . .-! 'I aud "Pooh, pooh!" taiu a loving wife to her piring husband, as he airove to utter a part ng sentences, "don't stop to talk, but OH win your dying." ,.;w. , . .. The Poetry of Agriculture. The principles of Agriculture are exceed- ingly simple. That they might be made so, j himself was the first great planter. He wrote its laws, visible in the brightest, lovliest and most intelligible characters; everywhere, uoon the green bosom of the liberal earth; in greenest leaves, in delicate fruits, in beguiling and delicate flowers! But he does not content himself itli this alone, tie bestows the her itage alone with the example. ' He prepares the garden, the home, before he creates the being who is to possess them. He fills them with all those objects of sense and sentiment which are to supply his moral and physical necessi ties. Birds sing in ,the boughs above him, odors blossom in the air, and fruits and flow ers cover the airwith a gl ry to which that of Solomon, in nil hip mngi: licence, was vain and valueless. To bis hand we owe these fair groves, these tall ranks ot majestic trees, these deep forests, those broad plains covered with verdure, and these mighty arteries of flood and river, which ind them along, beautify- niethem witn the lovliest inequalities, and irrigating them with seasonable fertilization. Tims did the Almighty planter dedicate the great plantation to the use of tlint various and womlroui lanniy which was to toilow. His home prepared supplied with resources, adorned with everv va riety of fruit and flower, and checkered with abundance, man is con- lucied within its pleasant limits, and ordained its cultivator under the very eye and sanction of Heaven: The angels of Heaven desceud upon its hills. God himself appears within its valleys at noonday its groves are instinct with life and purity, and t lie blessed stars rise at night above the mountains to keep iW'.tch over its consecrated interests. Its gorgeous lorests, its broad sasiinnhs, its levels of flood and prairie are surrendered into the hands of the wonderftill? favored, the new created heir of Heaven! The bird and the beast are made his tributaries, and taught to obey him. The fowl summons him at morning to his labors, ind the evening chant of the bird warns him to repose. The ox submits his neck to the yoke; the horse moves ot his bidding in the plow: and the toils of all are rendered sacred and successful by the gentle showers, the genial sunshine which descends from heaven, to ripen the grain in its season and to make earth pleasant with its fruits. THE IVY GREEN. Oh. a dainty plant ia the Ivy Green, , That crei'petn o cr ruins old ! Of right choice food nrc his meals I ween, In bin cell, so luno and cold! The n all mint bu crumbled the atone decay'd, To pie i re ins aninty whim; And the wddcrfnrr dust that years have made I a merry inenl fo him. Creeping where no life in seen, A rare old plant ia the Ivy Green, Fast he atealeth on, tho' he we:,u no wings, And i staunch old heart has lie; How c lovelv he twincth, how tight he clings To his frteud tho hnge Oak Tree! And slylv he traileth along tbo ground, - And' his leaves he geni'v'n-.in . As he joyously hugs, and c-.i.vh t'n around The rich mould of dc;ut men a srave.V. Creeping where grim d.uth lias been, A rare old plan u tho Ivy Orc-.n. Whole ages hare fled, and their works decay'd Aud nations have scattered been: But the stout old Ivy shall never fade From its hale and hearty green. The brave old plant, in its lonely days, Shall fatten upon the past, For tho stateliest buildings man can raiso Is the Ivy's food at lasi! Creeping on where time has been, A rare old plant is tho Ivy Green. SUNSHINE. be You are, no doubt, a lover of sunshine. Your eye has brightened while gazing upon the dream that has lighted up Ihe path before vou. made the village windows blase and nut a golden star on the weathercock of the church steeple. That beam has sinned into your very heart, and made you feel glad to be alive, But t'-ere is another kind of sunshine that you love. Is there not some beloved friend whose smile is a brighter and clearer sunbeam to you than the brightest beam that gladdens the earth on a summer's day? Yes; it is the smile of a husband, a wife, a sister, a brother, or, well no matter! it is the smile of some dear boinij, whose every thought is blending with your own, and without wnose smue, in the merriest summertime; this would be a gloomy world. But the shadows of evening have before now closed over the sunshine, lhat has gilded your pamway; anu u nigi.i nas mu ri .. 1 :C -L. ( I,..ln.l,l.,l me sunsmny armies oi ime vou ioc, il do so. There are removals m this world of; tribulation that wring the hert. You mayl' havetogoandweepinthegraveyard,erel..ng, where they have laid the object dear lo you as u. " There is yet another kind ol sunshine : uc - light in that, and no night shall close over it orcver-unsh ne of a havior s love m ,e heart. C ouds mav in ervene for a time, but, I , v ii ,k. -iu,., f those clouds shall pass away; the valley of, the shadow of death may seem to lorever. uutinaiwii.oniyoe ...e the last c ou.i-...eaKing " ' c dawnin; of eternal daylight and the blaze of everlasting sunshine; for it is expressly written . i i i t .. i..r . il. that, "There shall be no night the.e. w I, then, moy the clouds rnul storms of this lile be borne with patient an l joyful anticipation. Cornelins 0' Flanagan, meeting and old em ployer, the other clay, thus address him: "t'lazu your nonor to give us a nine neip, now. lor we're ki t inlireiv ol sinrvauon. Whv. Pornev. what are the bovs doingf" said the eentleman. "Jist locking for bits of jobs 01 worn, as they can get them, your honor." ' 'And vour daughter, Molly, is she not out working?" "0 vour honnr, we can't snare her lor mat, we want her at home all day, just lo do the cookine (or us!" in oe the via he for Bel half . v ITT A gentleman having accasion to call. upon a physician in Cincinnati, the other day, stooped at the door and rung the bell. The summons was answered by a Dutch servant girl, of whom he inquired if the doctor was in. "No, "Was his lady in?" "Yes." "Was she engaged?" The girl looked at him a moment, while curious expression settled on her features, she replied, "Why she ia already married." The gentleman left. ex few go tr"Is your nols god asked a merchant, the other day, ol a poson who offered a note for a lot f goods.. "Well," replied the purchaser, "I ahould lb ink it ought to ; everybody's got one r Story of a Courtship. "Come come," said Mrs. Grav, "vou have been moping there long enough, neplrew, for God getting manners and everything else. Here are the apples waiting and no one to hand them around, for when I once get settled in this easy chair" here the good woman care an ample survey of her ample per on, which certainly overflowed the ohaii at every point, leaving all but a ridee of the back and the ; arms quite invisible "it im'l a verylget essy thing to get up again. Now, bustle about, and while we old women rest ourselves, you and Julia, there, can try your luck wits the apple-seeds." , , , "I remember the firsr time I ever surmised that Mr. Gray had taken a notion to me wis once when wc were at an apple-cutting to- gelher down in Maine. Somehow Mr. Gray! got into my neighborhood when we ranged. around the great basket of apples. I felt my cheeks burn the moment he drew his chair. close to mine, end took'out his jack -knife to I begin work. He pared and I quartered. I ; never looked up but once then his cheek was thnn mine, and he held the jack-knife i terribly iimteadv. By and by he got a noble, Kin. upjiii, yell"" ,.,, nil vi oiuuukil n bsbVs check. I was looking at his hands! u.'.- . . ; reat apple, yell-'W as gold, and smooth as a rVlewise from under mv lashe?, and saw that ' he wns paring it carefully, as if every round of the akin wos a stripe of gold. At last be cut it oft a' the seed end, and the soft rincs' fell down over his wrist and took the apple! from hli fingers. "Nnw." said he in whisnnr. heodinir hi head a little, and raising the apple-peel care fully wilh his right hand, "I'm just as sure this will be the first letter of the name I love, as I am that we are alive." He began swiftly whirling the npple-pel around his head; the company were all busy with one another, and I was the only person who saw the yellow links quivering awund his hend, once, twice, three times. Then he held it still a moment, and sat looking right into my eyes. I held my brsatli and so did he." "Now," aays he, and his breath ca'ite out with a quiver, "what if il should be your name? ' , "I did not answer and we both looked back at the same lime. Sure enough it was a let ter S.-" No pen ever made one more beauti- lutiy.. "Just as I expecled," sivs he, and hi eyes grew bright as diamonds, "just as I ex- peeler ! ' "And what answer did you make him, aunt?" asked Robert Otis, who had been listening with a flushed face. "Whatcidyou say?" 71 eidn t speak a word, but quartered on just as-fast as 1 could. As for Mr. Giay, he kept paring, and paring, like all possessed. I thought he would never slop paring or speak a word more. Uy and by he stuck the point of his knife into an apple, and unwinding the skin from around it, he handed il over to me. It was a red skin, i remember, and cut as smooth as a ribbon." "1 shouldn't a bit wonder if tint dropped into a letter G," says Mr. Gray. "Suppose you 'rv it." "Well, I took the red apple-skin, and whirled it three t'mes round my head, and down it went on to the floor, and curied up into the nicest capital G that you ever set eyes on." 'Mr. Gray looked at the letter and then sort of sideways into try face. "S and G," says, he taking up the apple skin, eating it a if it had been the first mouth ful of a thanksgiving dinner. "How would you like to see them two letters on a set of silver spoons?" "I really believe you could have lit candle at my face it burned so but couldn't speak more than if I'd been tongue tied." "B;U did you ever answer about the spoons?" asked Julia. "Well, yes, I belicv e I did, the next Sun day night," said the old laiy, smoothing her apron. From "Fashion and Famine," lyMrs. Ann S. Stephens. A TERRIBLE EARTHQUAKE. ' J ' , . a J from San Salvador, Central America.gives the following particulars of a terrible earth quake, which receir.ly destroyed that city.and by which more than a thousand lives were lost He says: - The cily of San Salvador is no more a heap of ruins alone remains of what was c few days ago a beautiful citv,.ind its late inhabita ts, numbering from eighteen to twentthousand, are rendered homeless, houseless and desti tute bv one of ihe most terrible eaithqnakes ; t ,nt has ever occurr-d in Central America. T( n.,;0i,ra i .iv m.. i. ,lllnn ,', ' f ; , Atiwenl ; t t nine 0,cloclt on , Su)iliy Ui'e wth of Aprij a mwl 1 severe shock, (which asted four seconds, itook ' . . , .,.,. ,,. ,;,, ini,.v. . ... ... :.,.-.. .,. j.0 fmintry jd f (he rors,Vtl I ' ana mosi luriii'inie n wis ir imciii, ioi mm . - . : nra.,abiu,v. u,ere would naw ,en or twelve thousand victims, so , smUlen ,,, t0 overwhelming was the finn o imucn mi u in-mi "o n.i. uum shnck. Manv however, aupposing the worst , remained in their houses or in the ! . fcnrfhns- .vlmlii ,n. s,irvj. i , tft he ule The ,-,, sil0ck occurre,i , eighteen minutes p st ten o'clock at ni;l,t . . 0 emv,ninlj ! and left the city an incongruous masof ruins. The loss of life is variously estima ed at from one thousand o olio thousand five hundred persons Important Decision. i a as' F JuiigeS. h. Worm, in a case recently tried before lum in i lie common piens 01 wermoni 'county, decided that when a master had per ; mitten a slave 10 visu vmho, uy 11101 on I made him free. The case in which the above decision was maiie wasims: a .nr. Anderson, of Kentucky, had been in the habit of send- ing a slave named Poimlcxter on er ands inio. rour ur uvc yciim uiuue, unu uici Puindextrr had been sent to Ohio, by his mas- ter, he purchased himself, giving his master his own notes with endorsers. The suit was brought to recover on these notes. The counsel for the defendant plead a wantof con sideration, and the above facts were given evidence. The Court held the plea goo , evidence showing that Poindexter had often been sent to Ohio by his masUr before notes were liver.; and -on the case being cided, Ike Court dismissed the case at plain tiff's costs. . ,. ITMore persons fall out concerning right road to heaven, than ever got to the of their Journey, CTGratitude ia the fairest -blossom which tnnnn fronrthe soul: and the heart of t knoweth none more fragrant. Heroism. thaw, the river Adige carried of a bridge near Vienna, except the middle part, on which was the house of the toll-gatherer, or portef, I for curving which; and who with his own fnmily.thus was present, a count of Pulverini, I think, neM out a purse nf one hundred sequins, as a 'reward to any advent "rer who would take a "t, and deliver this unhappy family. But ,ne rislt was so great of being borne down by the rapidity of the stream, f being dashed "gainst the fragments of the bridgt ,' or, of be redder '"S erushed by the falling stones, that not one l,ie vast number of the sptctotors, hadcour- i 1 : The following generous action Is worthy of record; there is somewhat even of sublime in it. A great inundation having taking place in the north of Italy, owing to nn excessive fall of snow on the Alps, followed by a speedy remained imprisoned by the waves, and in mO' mentary danger or destruction.. They were disfnverrd from the banks, stretching forth their hnnd, sere lining and imploring succor, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually dropping into the water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman, who Se enough to attempt such an exploit. o " ( ". " k A peasant passing alone, wns informed of u- , , , . : llle proposed reward. Immediately jumpin ,nt0 boat, he, by strength of oars gained the middle of the river, brought his boat under the P'lo.and the whole family descended in safety bv eans of a rope. "Cotirare !" cried he "now yon are safe." By n still more slrenu- "s effort, and creat strength ol arm, he brought the boat and family to shore. "Brave fellow,". exclaimed the count, hand ing the puse to him; "here is the promised recompense.""! snail never expose my me lor money," answered the peasant. "Mv la- lx,r is a sufficient livelihood lor mvself. mv wife and children. Give the purse to this ,,r r,.milv. which has lost a ." 1 Walpole. Courageous Duellists. Weston, of facetious memory, having bor rowed on note the sum of five pounds, and fnilin? in oavment, the gentleman who lent the money took occasion to talk of it in a pub lic coffee-house, which causeu w tsion tosena him a chollenge. Beinu in the field, the gentlemen, a little tender in point of courage, offered him the note to make it up, to wriicn our noro reauuy con sented, ond had the note delivered. "But now," said the gentleman, "if we should return without fighting, our compan ions would laugh ol us; therefore let us give one another a light scratch.and say we wound ed each other. "With all my heart," says Weston; "come I'll wound you first." So, drawing his sword, he whipped it through the fleshy part of his antagonist's arm, till he brought the very tears into his eyes. This done and the wound tied up with a handkerchief,- "Come," said the gentleman, "where shall I wound you?" Weston, putting himself in posture of de fense, replieu: "Where you can, sir; where you can." Method. a I A lady was complimenting a clergyman on Ihe fact, lhat she could always recollect and recite mpre of his sermons than three o I nny other minister she was in the habit ol hearing. She could not a 'Couut for this.bnt thought the fact worthy of observation. The reverend gentleman remarked that he could explain ihe cause. "I happen," said he "to make a particular point of classifying my topics, it is a hobby of mine to do so, and therefore I never compose a sermon without first settling the relationship and order of my arguments and illustrations. Suppose, madaine, yuor servant was starling for town, and you were obliged hastily to in struct her about a few small purchases, not having time to wri'e down the items and sup pi.se you said, 'be Mire to bring some tea, and also some soap, and coffee, too, by the-by'and some powder blue; and don't forget to bring a few light cakes and a little starch, some sugar; and now I think of it soda,' you would not be surnrised if her memory failed her with retard to one for two of the articles. But if your commission ran thus: 'Now Mary tomor row we are agoing to have some friends to tea, therefore bring a supply of tea, and coffee, and augar, and 11 ht cakes, and the next day you know, is washing day, so that we shall ueed soap, soda, and powuer blue and siarch;' it i cmost likely she would retain your orders a easily as you retain my sermon-" Bol Tranter, Diabolical Murder. . man named rear Mtincic; Ia., a depraved and desperate man who some years since murdered Dr. Wear, was isst week complained on by hrlf a doten good citizens for violating the liquor law in some one hundred cases, for which hi swore to have vengeance. I he Messenger says . On Sabbath afternoon he started with one of these friends, Abijah Williams, a man of this county, lo go to the house of Thomas Ireland, another one of them, taking his rifle with him. On the way they stopped at ihe house of Preatly Dudley, another of them,--Afier remaining there an hour they started for Windsor, and on Ihe road passed through a, piece of thick brush-wood -in it (hey came to a path, and on reaching the path Taylor stop ped, and Wil iams not suspecting nny danger passed on about a rod nnd remarked, "here's where Tom Inland's dog was shot." Taylor replied, "Yes, and here is where I am agoing to kill you." He Mint him, giving him a mortal wound, and is now in custody. MACRACON IS DEAD. nc to in the the Mr. John Mncracon, formerly editor of the Dayton Transcript, and for several years past a resilient oi tins city, uieu at tne noapiiai las evening. He was another victim of intemper ance. Although possessed of a well cultiva ted intellect, and fine literary taste, it seemed that he could not resist theovermnstenng pow er of the destroyer, During the las' year two, he made several apparently, sincere ef forts to break off from his habit, but in vain. At last h has fallen, and many who knew him will deplore his and fate. Although des titute of any means of his own, he was Well cared for during his last illness, and through the kind efforts of Mr. J. R. Wagoner, was respectably interred in Woodland Cemetry. Poor Mac ne aeservea a better late, reace to his ashes. Dayton Empire. . the end (D-An incorrigible wtg, who lent a minister a horse which ran away and threw his clerical rider off, thought he should have some ere for hia aid in spreading the Gospel. man (y-Col. Dillingham.'jnst elected, a Sena tot horn North Carolina, is dead. " ' Is published evert Thursday morning, ia th room immediately oter the Post Office, Maia Street, Eaton, Ohio at the following rate: tl 60 per annum in advance. 92 00, if not paid within the year, and $2 60 after the year has expired. iyThese rates will be rif idly tnforead. Jgi No paper discontinued Until all arrearage! ate paid, unless at the option of the pobliahef. UTAH communication addressed tothetd itor mast be sent free of pcetage to insure at-, tention. ' ; UNo ccrnmunicatiott inserted, 4 a Jess ae eompanied ty a responsible; name.' Nebraska. the Council Bluffs Bugle gives lh follow ing description of the newly organ if ed terri tory: Theoounds of this proposes Territory are spacious enoueh, ami contain mnch vrry 'ex cellent landthe Missouri bounds it on the East, and the Uocky Mountains on the West. There is quite i number of good useful streams! that traverse its borJen. The climate, like our own, is mild and pleasant, and like all other prairie countries there is rather over i roduction of wind, and even in this most sultry summer days a cooling breeite fen the prairies. There ia littleanow in winter, it Leing much of the lime pleasant sunny weathtr tliro-jijh the winter. The vast herd, of Buffalo, Elk and Deer, that range this extensive territory would feed the starving millions of Europe on meat for years. The vallies on all Ihe streams are rich and fertile, but much of ihe high lands away from the water courses are sandy and not arable. There are minerals of various kinds already discoveied, among which are coal Iron, chalk, magncsin, 4c. There is timber on nearly all the streams intermingled with the felufl and I. ,, i , ,. . - l.v' Us nd va lies, although of a general thm flier iw sfnrifv Ihrnnoh Tlip rprtitfirv. there is a scarsitv through the Territory. The geese, jwon, ducks aud other featheted gnme a e abundant through this whole Mis souri region. Amongst the fruits that abound in Nebraska and in the r -gion also, aie grapes, plums, chenies, strawberries.'Wack currants, goosberries, haw crab and thorn apples, -and in the mountains of Nebraska, the same ber ries abound. The Missouri bottoms in Nebraska are in ma- ".' i-- v'""" - -- ber almost its whole length. 'mahacity is the name in embryo of a city. The locati ns and ntlvantotes cannot be excelled. Iheaileof " " wunr.er, i mi es hou.c iu msu ueau. tifullvand roninni icailv situated for a large p'aee. Bellevlew, 12 miles below, is equally nn eligible site in many respects, and has an excellent lede of rocks on the margin of the river Neb rsku. Center or Wood Rivei settle ments, has already been commenced and i post office established. This is distant, We t 150 miles, and near the Platte river. There is already five post offices established in Nebras ka on the North side of the Platte as in the case wiih Westtm Iowa; thia new territcry willbe filled soon after being opened, with hardy in dustrious people from the bast, who will make her hills mhI dales resound ith the song of the laborer or dick or the mechanic's tools. Nebraska. The Firm of "Push & Pull." Sam Julius whefe did ycu get that eoit f Julius Down here to Push's. Sam Whnr's that? Julius Li'.tle ways down in Braille street, whar il says "Push" on the door I pushed and went in. It said "Pull'' on de odder side I pulled dis coat, and run out. .Jo ton fast. ' , - i i ITJ-A yonng woman in town was attacked' a short time since with symptoms which much alarmed the family, and a physician wasac rordingly sent f r. He administered a power ful cathartic, and the result was an evacua tion of fourteen pins. A second operation produced two more. What seems most re miukabla is the fact that the pins were alt ben' into hooks, and that the lady cannot ac coun for their presence much less the fact of their all being bent. IvVifffimr A'gus. (IT'Mrs. Partington says, that when she was agal she "used logo to parties, and always had beaux to extort her home." But now, she says, "the gals undergo all such declivities; the task of extorting them home 'evolves orl their own selves." The old lady drew down her specs, and thanked her stars that ahe had lived in other days, when men were more pal pable in depreciating the worth of the female sex. TA lat'y friend says, the first she was kissed by a "feller," she felt like a big tub of ro.es swimming in honey, cologne nutmeg arfiT checkerberries. She also felt as if something was running through her nerves on feet of diamonds, escorted by several little cupids in chariots drawn by angels, shaded honey suck les, the whole spread by melted rainbows. tXA woman was giving evidence in a cer tain '-ase, when she was asked iiy the lawyerj "Was the young woman virtuous previous to this affair ?' "Was she what ?" "Virtuous. Was 8'ie chaste ?" "Chaste ? cbe was chased about a quartet of a mile." IH""Mrs. Jone,"sid actHtleman, one day last summer when railroad accidents were so numerous, lo a lady whose husband was a brakesmau, "Mrs. Jones, noyou not feel wor ried about Mr. Jones while he is on the crs, in view of the manv accidents that are now daily occurring?" No, not at all, replied the contented lady; "for if he is killed I know I shall be paid for it, because Mr. 'Williams got 340 for his cow whut was run over by the cars a few days since." Many a tender tie is broken, Many a genlle heart distressed, By a careless sentence spoken, Spoken only as a jest.. CTlf vou feel as if you didn't know where to go and what to do kinder chaotio and indefinite-get married. For bringing one down to a fixed fact, and making him feel somehow and somewhere, matrimony is a great article. IT When traveling, if you put your watch and w allet in one of your stockings and then place the latter under your pillow 'tis quite certain you will not go off the next morning in i great hurry without taking your property I long. HTFontenelle, when describing the differ ence in the mental constitution of the sexes, says: "Woman has a cell less in the brain, but a fibre more in the heart than man." tyMrs. Partington says that she was very much elucidated last Sunday, on hear ing a tine concourse on the pardy of the prodigious son. CDr. "'ranklin says that, "time is mon ey." This may account for the fact that, persons, when in most need of money, ask for time. tCTThe young ladv who "fell in love," haa just been pulled out by the daring fellow who "struggled with the world." 'it UTU ia the great privilege of poverty to be happy, unenvit d, to be healthful without physic, and secure without a guard. , . ETA Washington correspondent, in deseri bing a beautiful young lady saya "ahe haa a fact a painter might dwell upon.'M . ;..".... i ; w