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Office in the room formerly occupied by Dr. Irvine. April 15,1858 v2n34tt DR. EB EIGHT, pljnsutan anb Surgeon, MILLERSBURG, O. Ofnce an Jackson Street, nearly apposite the Empire Hemse. "Residence on Clay Street, opposite the Presbyterian Church. BENJAMIN COHN, una or READY-MADE CLOTniNG Of all Descriptions, COR. OF JACKSON & WASSIGTONSTS.. MII-EF.RSBirRG, o. STORES & LAKE, DENTISTS, "Wooster & Millersburg. DR, M. E. STORES, ) ISS? 0 s Jtlillersburgy O. Office over J E. Kochs Store Room. Dee. 1, 1859. CASKEY & INGLES, dealers nr MILLERSBURG, O. PLAIN & FANCY JiB PHOT Of all kinds, neatly executed AJT THIS OFFICE. BAKES & WHOLE, Forwarding and Commission AXO DEALERS Dl SALT FISH, PLASTER, WHITE AND WATER LIME. rURCHABERS OF FLOUR, "WHEAT, EYE, CORtt, OATS' uia visa, AND TIMOTHY SEED, ALSO, BvAUr, Eggt, Lard, TaUow and all kinds , . of Dried Fruits. WAREHOUSE. MILLERSBURG, O. Sept, 18, 1856 4tf. EAGLE BLACKSMITH SHOP! MILLERSBURG, OHIO. TOTTTST .TO"R.T A "XT HAS opened a new Blocksmith Shop on Mad Antho ny Street, west side, a short distance north of Cher- ryholmes' Store, where he t. fully prepared to do all wora in ms line oi basin ess on a anon nonce, at reason able prices and in a "Workmanlike Manner. All who want their work well done and at reasonable prices, should ,t jordon's shop. He shoes horses forone dollar cash, and does other work proportionately ,ow . . JOHNJOBDON. Millersburg, Aug. 11, 1859 si Business Cards. Poetry. Pew Talk for Sunday. That tall fellow 's here to-day. I wonder what's his narnet His eyes are fixed upon our pew Co look at Sally Dame. Who's that young lady dressed in green? It can't be Mrs. Leach? There's Mr. Jones with Mr. GilesI I wonder if hell preach? Lend me your fan it is so warm We both will ait in prayere; Mourning becomes the widow Ames How Mary's bonnet flares. Do look at Nancy Stopper's veil, It's full a breadth too wide; . I wonder if Susannah Ayres, Appears to-day as bride? Lai what a voice Jane Bice has got! OhI how that organ roars! I'm glad we've left the singers' seat; How hard Miss Johnson snores! What ugly shawls are those in front Did you observe Ann Wild? Ecr new straw bonnet trimmed with black, I guess she's lost a child. I'm half a sleep; that Mr. Jones! Eis sermon's are so long; This afternoon well stay at home, And practice that new song. Miscellaneous. THE YOUNG INVALID. BY MISS E. W. BARNS. "Please, ma'am, buy my strawberries V "Ho, child, I Lave my supply for the day, but come early to-morrow, and I will buy some. The Jady seemed lost in tuougot, and answered without raising her eyes from the needle. Marianne lingered on the steps and look ed earnestly at her, as she sat with ber work table beside her, in the spacious and airv hall of the beautiful cottage. The day was intensely not, but here a sou cool breeze stole in through the shaded rooms, and the flowers in the garden-plot in the front were bung with glittering water drops . .... - . from the neiehbonnf hydrant. Mrs. Bradford in her white morning robe, and with her daik glossy hair lying in soft folds over her forehead, was herself seem ingly an embodiment of placid aud serene repose, it was a pieasani picture, ana jua- rianne lingered. "How happy she must be V thought the little, sunburnt child, never dreaming that anv sorrow conld enter such a place; and in her inmost heart she wished that God had given her a mother and a home like that. "Please, ma'am, may I sit down and cool myself! It looks so so happy here.' Mrs. Bradford raised her eyes to look for the first time, ripen the speaker. "Certain ly, my child as long as you wish;" and Marianne took off her torn straw hat, and wiped her forehead, and smoothed back her moist curls, as she inhaled, with something like a sigh, a long draft of the refreshing air. "So you think that it looks very happy here, but do you not know that almost every home in this world has some sorrow resting upon it." "No, ma'am, I did not I thought that rich people were always hnppy ; but I wish Lizzie and I had such a home." "And who is Lizzie ?" "My little tister. She has had the scar let fever and is just getting well." "Have you no mother !" "No, ma'am ; mother died when Lizzie was a baby, and I was too small to remem ber her." "Have you no father !" "I don't know ma'am. He went to Kan sas, and perhaps he is dead; we don't know." "Who takes care of you !" "We live with my aunt, ma'am ; but she is poor and she can't do much for us, with four children of her own ; and so I sell ber ries to buy bread. We don't have much besides that and cold water, and I can't give any strawberries to sister now because she must have bread to make her strong again." Mrs. Bradford did not answer; and as Marianne looked up she saw that her face was buried in her hands, from which her work had fallen, and that tears were trick ling beneath them. After a pause, she said in a very low voice' "Your sister will soon be well; but in that 'room" pointing to one which opened in the hall "is a little girl who will never, never be well again iu this world." Her lips quivered with emo tion as she rose and vanished through the half open door. Marianne heard ber speaking in a low and gentle lone, and then a feeble, but very musical, voice replied, "Please, mamma, let her come in for a moment." "Are you not weak to-day, darling f " . "No, mamma, I think not," Marianne was summoned, and what a scene transfixed the child as she passed within the door 1 It was a lovely room, shaded, but not gloomy. Flowers here and there in vases, filled it with fragrance; and snowy muslin curtains subdued the light Books and beautiful gifts lay on rosewood tables, showing it to be the apart ment of a splendid child ; but the object which at once attracted ber gaze was the figure of the occupant On a little couch, which could be wheeled to and fro at pleas ure, and beneath misty curtains of dazzling whiteness, lay a pale but beautiful girl, of about twelve or fourteen years, one was while as the drapery which enveloped her; and ber large and dreamy eyes lent a a spir itual expression to ber whole countenance. Xm ettort to raise her bead caused for a moment a slight contraction of the brow as from pain, but it passed away to a smile, like a momentary shadow upon moonlight As Marianne stood motionless, she extend d ber little pale hand. "You do not fear me because I am ill !" "Ob, no," said the child as she approach ed with an evident feeling of awe, as if an an eel had spoken to ber. "Mamma tells me that you have a little sick sister, and that you gather berries to sell." "Yes, Miss, I gather them to buy bread." "Will you sell them to met" "Ob, yes, but your mamma said she bad enough for to-day. "So she has, but I would like these ; bow much are tbey f" "Eighteen pence." Quietly she put her band beneath her pil low, and drew out a little 6ilken purse. Counting out six shillings, she put the mo ney into the child's hand.. "There, I know you-will make good use of it; and now take the strawberries to your sister, witn my love." Marianne looked at ber and burst into tears. "Don't cry, because that would make mamma and me nnhappy." "Ob, you are so good. "No, not good, only very bappy and grateful when I can do a little good. You see, papa is rich enough to give me every thing I want, but this money is my own, to do with as 1 will ; so it is no great sac rifice that I make; you must not be too grateful. Come and see me again. What shall I call you !" "Marianne. "Lillie is not always as sick as sbe is now," said Mrs. Bradford ; "sometimes sbe can sit up three or four hours a day, and then sbe earns this money to give away. It is her greatest pleasure." A blush, bke a rose-tint passed over the cheek of the young sunerer, as she said, "It would be no pleasure for me to give away that which cost me nothing. I have been sick ever since 1 was born, but papa and mamma have spared no trouble or ex pense in obtaining teachers for me, and it is a privilege to use my best euorts to tne lit tle good 1 can. 1 earn in my own way this money and give it away, because the only way in which I can show my gratitude to God for His mercies to me, and especial ly for giving me such parents. You see 1 cannot 'go about doing good,' as others can as tou can Marianne, and every other little girl, even though she has no money. There are a thousand ways of doing good, and even though they may be small, tbey are all acceptable to God. You have be gun by earning bread for your little sick sister, and that is pleasing in his sight." A look of satisfaction passed over Mari anne's face ; she bad acted from the prompt ings of natural affection without thinking Ibal it would be acceptable to God, but henceforth she would act from the two-fold motive of doing good and pleasing her heavenly Father, That night the poor or phan knelt down and prayed for strength to keep her resolution and live to Him. And thus it was, that from that little si lent chamber, which parental love bad fill ed with all pleasant images of beauty, there went forth an influence -which bad drawn many a little lamb into the fold of the Great bhepnerd, many a little child to bow before the cross of a bleeding Saviour. Lillie did not know, and shs will not know until she reads the record of her good deeds in Heaven, that many a young sufferer in distant parts of our land watch ed eagerly for the columns which appeared over her simple signature, and when they had read ber words of sympathy, the words which led them in holy trust to the great comforter, many little weak and trembling bands had been unconsciously outstretched, as if over the wide barrier of land and lake, and mountain, they would grasp ber bands ana embrace ner Willi a loving tenderness. They were childish, sweet and simple tales, but tbey led young children to Him who said, " Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven. But now, as Marianne stood and looked upon the beauty of these large, spiritual eyse,which seemod already to be gazing far beyond the mists and vapors of earth into the clear depths of the unseen and eternal, sbe felt a kind of childish awe steal over her, and when Lillie, extended ber little white hand and laid it upon her own, she sunk down irresistibly upon her knees beside the couch and wept from ber inmost heart "Don't cry, Marianne, only think of the good God who permits you to go out into His lands, to ramble in green helds, and gather flowers and listen to the song of birds and waterfalls. 1 bave all these in my dreams, and I wfll not murmur that I cannot see them now ; it may be that when this frail body crumbles away, I shall look down from the beautiful heaven and see for the first time the glory of the lower world. But go now, and come again to morrow." And on the morrow Marianne did come; again sne brougnt straw Denes, covered, with their own fresh leaves, and wild now- twined around the basket She was leaving them at the door "for the dear young lady who had been so kind to her,' when Lillie beard her voice, and sbe was compelled to go in The strawberries were accepted much to .Marianne s satisfaction, who would bave been wounded by any oth er offer of payment, and this time a pretty little volume was bestowed upon etch of the sisters by Lillie. Mrs. Bradford visited the motherless children, and administered to them until the littte sick Lizzie was restored to health, and then the two were daily visitors at Lillie's bedside, bringing fresh flowers and beautiful shells, which they gathered from the sea shore, while tbey received from her unnumbered lessons of trust and love. Admission was obtained' for them into the free school aud then into the Sunday school. Great was the joy of the children, and Lillie's pale face was suffused with a glow of satisfaction when they came ono morning into tier bedroom, rosy with health and happiness, dressed with" neat attire which ber purse and ber mother's ex ertions bad provided for them, and bring a boquet of wild flowers as an offering of gratitude. When tbey left ber each bad in ber band a little contribution for the Home Mission, provided by Lillie. . Aided by ber, they daily advanced in a a in knowledge, in goodness, and in virtue ; and nnally when that pure spirit baa pe feclly fulfilled its mission on the earth, and risen on its unseen wings into the upper world, they felt that she was still a minis tering angel to their spiritual needs: that tnougn dead she still spoke to them, and that her voice was ever calling to them " Come up hdlier. Aeio 1 ork Vbser per. The Great Tornado. A Chicago clergyman who visited Cam ancbe and Albany, the two towns de stroyed by the Iowa tornado, gives some additional facts. He says: At Albany, Mr. Nevitt was parted from his wife, who. bad just called bis attention to the storm across at Camanche, and was carried through the kitchen into the back yard, while she crouched down and caught bold of a bureau drawer. The bouse (of brick) fell about ber eais, and the table which they had just cleared from supper, was broken as if an axe bad done it. On the table he bad placed bis coat in the pocket of which was a policy of the .Etna Insurance Co., of Hartford, of which he was agent The policy was picked np at least two miles away on the prairie ! Just before the gale reached Albany, the bell in the Presbyterian Church had rung out for evening service. The Church was lorn to pieces, and the bell thrown from the tower (about 100 feet high) to a dis tance of fifteen rods, uubroken. It weighs 700 pounds. It is said that in the course of '.he gale in crossing the Mississippi, (wLich was di agonal,) that it ploughed a wide pathway, so that a team could have driven over on the bed of the river without wetting of course, if the horses were able to follow the speed of the tornado. I saw pieces of fine splinters driven in to a large oak tree half a mile off, some of which could not be drawn out by the fin gers, it looked as tnougn they fiaa been shot into it. A farmer's wife, living seven miles south of Camanche, gave a vivid description of the tornado as she discovered its approach some ten miles away. It appeared like spiral column of light, or a pillar, as she said, in shape like an elephant's leg, play ing along now rising and now lowering from the clouds to the earth. When it touched the earlh it would carry up a black volume of dirt, and whirl away iu a zig zag course. And as it came near, herself, husband, and two children rushed into the cellar, in time to see the bouse blown over their heads and shattered to atoms I They received no injury. I he testimony of all with whom I con versed, as to the sensations of beat and cold, was first felt before the tornado came npon tnem: while it lasted (say one or two minutes in passing over) very cold and wet; and all objects bad a white ap pearance at the time. A mammoth concert will be given at the Chicago Wigwam for the benefit of the sufferers by the tornado. English Wife of a Bedouin Chief. The Syrian correspondent of the Bos ton Traveller gives the following interest ing account of the strange freaks of a la dy of rank and beauty, who has lately be come the wife of a Bedouin Cbeif: "At a hotel of Mr. Rnrey I found a most singular specimen of the English wo man, who seems to emulate the character of the famous and once powerful Lady Hester Stanhope known as Lady Digby ; she excites the mirth and ridicule of the natives, but as the wife of Sheikh Miguil sbe wields a powerfel influence among the Bedouins of the desert Possessed of an ample fortune, Lady Ellenborougb, once the favorite of the Court of St. James, after ber fall and divorce the wife a Russian nobleman, and then of a Greek Prince, slio established herself in Damascus a few years ago. Here she pre vailed upon a noted Bedouin Chief to put away bis wives and live with her. They pend their winters in town and tbeir sum mers in the desert, where she visited the old wives of the Sheikh; taking with ber many beautiful presents to appease their wraih and jealousy. She has frequently been seen in the des ert, habited in the one loose robe of the children of the sandy waste, bare-footed and bare beaded. In Damascus she wears the long white sheet, which covers ber fig ures, but lives in good English style, still retaining the luxuries of civilized life, and French maid. Her constant attendance upon Protestant, worship, when in town, gives travellers opportunities of seeing her; and being a majestic woman in ap pearance, and still retaining traces of won drous beauty, she always excites attention and inquiry. I bear that she bas lately bad ber marriage with the Sheikh legali zed by the Cadi of Damascus, and recor ded in the Brstish Consulate. Her lord and master for in this country husband is most emphatically a "lord of creation" possessing nothing either in face or ngure to attract a woman of culti vated taste. Small in structure, darker than a mulatto, with small piercing pier cing black eyes, and walking with the waggenng gait of tha Bedouin, be disap points every one who sees bim ; for one would naturally expect to see something the appearance of the man would ac count for this singular freak of an English lady of rank and fortune in choosing for herself a husband from among the rude sons of the desert But such expectations are far from being met at sight of this most inferior specimen of the IJeuouin race. This interesting couple are now en route for Europe, where .Lady Iigby hopes to educate aud civilize her tawny spouse." It In or to of on A at S3T 'An experienced raiser and trainer of colts, in Maine, says: "An important point in rearing is the practice of speaking to them in a gentle voice, and frequently handling them while by the side of the dam, and after going to grass, taking care not to throw anything at them, but allow them to feed from the band. Treat tbem kindly and they will become gentle." all it Mr. Sherman's Tariff Speech. We give below an extract from the abl speech delivered in the House of Represen lives bv Hon. John Sherman, of Ohio, advocacy of the Tariff bill which recently passed the House. The sound, practical view of the speaker will commend tbem to the earnest consideration of every read er. The present tariff does not produce revenue sufficient to pay the expences of government, which is constantly running in debt and must continue to do so as long as the duties remain at the rales now es tablished. Direct taxation is the only other remedy for makig up tbo deficiency ana such must be lue result ot mo Lcm ocratic opposition to a fare rate of duties upon foreign goods. The facts stated by Mr. Sherman in re gard to the amount of our . importations, and the drain of gold and silver to which we are constantly subjected, should bo mi pressed upon every mind. It is one of the strange things in the party contests of the day, that any man should object to the reasonable protection of American labor by levying higher duties on imports, when proper discrimination, when these increas ed duties are absolutely indispensable, in order to raise money to pay the current ex pences of the General Government, even if a large retrenchments are made in these expenditures. Let the people read what Mr. Sherman says, aud say whether his words are not those of "truth and so berness." I have shown Mr. Chairman, that we will have to raise sixty-five to seventy millions for the next fiscal year. V here is it to come from ? what sources of revenue have web First, we bave the public lands, I have here a table which presents some singular fact in regard to these lands. In the year 1859, the Government disposed of 13.540,187, acres of public land: from which it received $1,628,187, or about shilling an acre. What became of these lads. Why over 5,000,000 acres went to railroad caompnnies, to form their capilol stock ; and that not by the action of one party but by all parties. I am glad that I never voted for such grants. By the natural operation of business, all these lands go into to the bands, of non residents: of foregners who furnish rail road iron on the security of these lands. We granted as swamp lands, 1,530,960 acres, aad ic bounty land warrants, 2,940,- 700 acres. 1 he receipts into the Land Of fice were but $1,628,187, while the ex penses of the land offices, of clerks, reg isters and receirors, laud surveys, &c, amounted to 11,310,759 so that the net proceed of the revenue from public lands was but $300,000. I trust the therefore that the idea of looking to the public lands as a source of revenue will be at once abandoned. Let us by a wise system of pre-emtion laws, or by a homestead bill, or some system of that kind, invite every man who desires to locate on western lands to go thero and make for himself a home. That is the on ly honest the only noble, the only manly system of disposing of the public lands. iher is no reason in the world why the western settlers should pay the ' Govern ment for their lands they occupy. Their labors gave to these lands their value. They were of no value to ihe Government any body else while they lay there un cultivated. It is the labor of the bardy men of the western States that gives these lands all their value, and yet they have paid millions on millions for the public lands ; so that the history of each new State, for the first ten years of its exist ence, bas been a struggle with poverty and debt; and all the new States laden down with debts contracted in paying for public lands, either to the Government or specu la tors. .Labor alone gave ihem value. is idle therefore, to look to the public lands as a source of revenue. To show you how so distinguished a gentleman as the Secretary of the Treas ury may make mistakes in there matters I bave here a table which presents this curi ous state of facts. Mr. Secretary Cobb estimated Ihe receipts from public lands in 1858 at $6,000,000. It turned out to be $3,543,715, and ihe great bulk of that was paid' for expenses. In 1859 he esti mated the receipts of publci lands at $5,- 000,000. It turned out to be $1,755,687. 1860 he estimated them first at $2,000, 000, and afterwards at $2,500,000. Tbey bave and will realize less than two milliou. He estimates the receipts from the sales of public lands in 1861 at $4,000,000. In my judgement they will net reach $500,- 000, because I hope this Congress will pass a pre-emption and homestead law, and that will settle the question of the pub lit: lands. Whether a homestead bill pass not, it is evident that the public lands never will be, never should be, never oughl have been, a source of public revenue be cause the expenses bave nearly equaled the proceeds. There is no. other practical source revenue for the government except duties on imports. Tho miscellaneous items found iu the estimates are merely receipts from consuls, fines, forfeitures, and matters of that kind, which amount to about one millions dol lars. The only practical source of revenue for the national government is duties on imports, and this is a magnificent source of revenue. No country in the world bas a fi ner source of revenue than this. We im port $400,000,000 worth of foreigu pro ducts annually. A duty of ten per cent on that, would amount to $40,000,000. It was the b"ast of an English Chancellor of the &xcneqiier, that an income tax of a shilling the pound would produce $10,000,000. duty often prc-senl on our imports would, Uie present rate of importation produce $40,000,000; and the importation is con stantly increasing. It is a magnificent source of revenue. All our internal govern ments State municipal, town, and village are supported by direct taxation; h:-t the national Goverment which protects us alike, looks naturally to the duties on imports for revenue. If the national gov ernment should require it, we might raise the revenue from tins source to ftuo.uou,- 000 or $150,000,000. If a tax of twenty- five per cent, were impeied on importations, would raise $100,000,000. ' 1 trust such a it of of of of to a tax will not be impose , because I do not believe it necessary to raise such a sum. But I speak of its as the only source of income that we bave at present a right to draw upon at any time and for any amount which will pay our checks to any amount not exceeding say, $150,000,000. If the Goverment was reduced to narrow straits; if we were engaged in war, or if anything occurred requiring a great drain on our resources, we could raise that amount of money from that source of revenue alone, wilhout resorting to direct taxation. Mr. Chairman, there never bas been, since the foundation of this Government, a lime when any other source of revenue was looked to, Gentlemen talk about free liade. Sir, no project for free trade has ever been submitted to us with a hope of passage. 1 believe that if a project for free trade were to be carried through Con gress, it would lose every member who voted for it his seat in this House. Why, sir, the people of this country would not stand the raising of $10,000,000 by direct taxation. If you were to put upon the State of Ohio a direct tax to the amount of $1,000,000 it might become almost as bad as the people of some of the Southern Slates now are tbey would almost be in favor of secession. The only question for us to consider in this connection are, how much revenue is to be raised, and bow shall we raise it ! I say that it is necessary for us to raise some $60,000,000 or $70,000, 000 within the next fiscal year. Will the present tariff furnish that amount of revenue I Every man answers "no." The Secreta ry of the Treasury estimates that the tar iff of 1857 will yield $60,000,000 for the next fiscal year. Why, sir, to produce a revenue of $60,000,000 a year, under tar iff of 1857, it will require an importation of $448,841,000. If the prophecy of the Secretary of the Treasury should turn out to be true, it would bring about a commer cial revulsion. To establish or continue a tariff which would induce an importation of $500,000,000, would be to destroy the manufactures of the country. It would limit our industrial and producing power to agriculture alone, when every one knows that a diversity of pursuits is essential to the prosperity of every people. Four hundred and fifty million dollars of impor tations ! No people in the world could stand it. To import the amount of $448,000,000 annually, wilh a population of 30,000,000 inhabitants, would give an importation of about $15 per head, or 75 per family, throughout the United States. Now, the highest rate of imports we have ever bad prior to the tariff of 1857 was in 1836 when it reached the amount of $10,93 per bead, and in 1857, when the importations reached $11,82 per bead; and it is a re markable fact the importations of these two years preceded the greatest commer cial revulsions of our time. It took ten years of economy and industry to recover from the troubles of 1836. And now Mr. Chairman, if, by the financial policy of the secretary of the Treasury, and importa tion of $15 per bead is produced, what will be the effect of it? All experience teaches that no people can afford to pay, in addition to all the cost of freight and transportation, for importations to the amount of $15 per head, or $75 per fam ily. i! our hundred and htly millions ! W ben gentlemen add to this amount freight, in surance, the loss by false invoices, by for gery and perjury and I tell them that un der our present aavalorem system there is great deal of both when in addition, you take into computation the debt due in this country to Europe by estates, cities, counties, and railroad companies, amount ing to some $500,000,000, upon which tbey are paying an interest of about seven per cent, you will bave an amount of spe cie, or its equivalent, going out of the coun try of something like $550,000,000, enough to bring the country to the verge of bankruptcy. Therefore it is that I say that, if the prophecy of the Secretary of the Treasury should turn out to be true, would prove a national misfortune, sec ond only to his practice of liviug upon the public credit If you will produce a suffi cient amount of revenue to carry on the ma chinery of Government upon a safe basis of importations, it is necessary to revise tue tariff of 1857. of a by John Sherman. The Washington correspondent of the Philadelphia Press, pavs the following just compliment to Mr. bberman. (ireat credit is due to Mr. Sherman, chairman of the Committee or Ways and Means in the House, for bis continued ef forts to push on buisness. He is one of the most efficient legislators in the country, and has really been animated by the sin cerest desire to promote the best interests the people. With sagacity and ability the highest order, be has demanded and secured action npon all leading measures. under his wise counsels, and tbose of tb party that have submitted to them, be has already sent to the Senate the homestead bill, the tariff bill, the post office bill, the deficiency bill, the navy bill, the civil ap propriation bill, and other great measures; and he is now anxious to carry the Pacific Railroad bill as the warmest of his friends. The Senate is, therefore, far behind the House, an)l must work to earn a due share the public confidence. Mr. Hunter must look to his laurels. John Sherman bids fair to eclipse him, and to put a very severe comment upon the text that made bim an enemy of the South, and a irienu extravagant expenditures. of t of of the To Pbbvknt a Doo from ooino Mad. Mix a small portion of sulphur with their food or driuk, through the spring months. This is practiced in riurope to prevent the disease from breaking out among the packs of bounds which belong tbe EDglisb noblemen, and is said to be certain preventive. Money in your purse fill credit ill adorn will serve you; wisdom in your head you; both in your necessities vou. the net John Sherman. Water--Its Transformation. There is no material substance whose transformation are mere marvalous, and whose relations are more ' extensive than tbose of water. A recent writer says i "You take in your band a hailstone, and it rapidly changes into a transparent fluid which gradually vanishes, enly to re-appear, during frosty weather, in dew-drops upon your window, when it resumes, in delicate ramifications, its former crystalline solidity. You place another under a -bell-glass with thrice its weight of lime, and it soon melts anfl disappears, leaving behind four parts instead of three, of perfectly dry earth. " You subject an opal to chem ical analysis, and find it but a combination of flint and water, the. latter being to the former as one to nine. Of the alum,: tbe carbonate of soda and tbe soap which you purchase of you grocer, tbe first contains forty-fiive, the second sixty-four and tbe third, seventy-three and half parts of solid ified water. The clay field which yon plow, contains a ton of water, to every three tons of soil ; nay the very air which you inhale in ordinary weather, holds dif fused throughout every cubit foot of its bulk fully five grains of rarified water, which no more wets tbe air than tbe solidi ified water wets tbe lime or tbe alum in which it is obsorbed. ' If beef-steak be strongly pressed, be tween two sheets of blotting paper, it will yield nearly four-fifths of its own weight of water; while tbe experiments of Ber zelius and Dalton prove that human frame, not excepting the bones, one-forth is solid matter, the rest being water. Dalton found by experiments on his own person, that five-sixths of the food taken day by day to repair tbe human frame, is also water. Of potatoes,' again no less than 75 per cent is water, and turnips, at least 90 a fact which, as- bas been remarked, "explains the small inclination of turnip fed cattle and sheep for drink" ... Old Abe's Copy Book. Some of the relatives in this vicinity, who bave been bnnling among the papers of his father, who died in th's county many years ago, have fonnd one of Abe's copy books, bearing date in the year 1824, at which time be was 16 years old. We believe there is nothing remarkable about it, and goes to show that his education was at that time far be hind that of most of the lads of that age of this day. whether it was bis good or bad fortune, Mr. Lincoln was without tbose advantages of an early education, which in this generation are offered to every youth. He was tbe child of poverty, but tbe strong powers of bis intellect were not to be cramped by any such untoward circum stances, aad that industry and persever ance which marks the career of the truly great men of onr nation, bas led the indi gent boy np the steps of fame. He stands, almost, as it were, on the very topmost round of the ladder, tbe admired of bis countrymen, loved by bis acquaintances, and respected by tho wise and learned. Charleston (IU) Conrier. . The Cattle Plague. Col. Harris, one of the commission ap pointed by Gov. Dennison, bas just return ed from the East, and reports considerable anxeity among the people in consequenee the continued spread and further devel opment of the Cattle Disease, in Mass achusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey. Col. H. thinks that many reports of the breaking out of this disease in distant quarters, are very much exaggerated by the fears of tbe people, as it seems hardly possible that tbe malady can be propaga gated except by direct contact, like small pox, so that complete isolalionof a heal thy heard from contact with other animals n pretty sure safeguard from infection. To secure this, the most promt and thornogb measures must be adopted, and the impor laiton of all neat cattle from the East, among onr Western herds, should be en tirely stopped, for the season at least, both purchase or fof exhibition at our Agri- cultuial Fairs. The Report of the Ohio Commission will be looked for with inter est, and the substance of tbeir investiga tion will very soon be made public. Col umbus Journal, 13ih. ' Those Boots. The Democratic prints, among tbeir oth falsehoods in reference to "Honest Old Abe," bave charged that whilst member Congress be drew on tbe Contingent und for tbe value of three pairs of boots, under the head of Stationary, The (bl owing letter refutes that falsehood. OFFICE HOUSE OF REP., U. S. June 5th, 1860. Sib: I have caused tbe copies the annual reports of the clerk of tbe House of Representatives of tbe expendi ture of the Contingent Fund ef the House Representatives during the Thirtieth Congress to be examined, as requested, and do not find that at either sesion of that Congress there is any charge npon Contingent Fund of tbe Hoose of Rep resentatives, or tbe Stationary Account tVirAnf. for twentv-five dollars for tkree pairs of boots furnished Honorable Abra ham Lincoln during that Congress, as charged in tbe Chicago Tints, May SOtb, 1860. ... JOHN W. FOKNEY, Per P. BARRY HAYES, Chief Clerk House of Representatives. C. H. RAY, Esq., Chicago. CcrccLio. It is stated that Mr. John Bush, of Brooklyn, N. Y, bas saved the plums on a number of trees, the present season by binding bunches of tansy npon limbs in several places. 'The fruit np on tbe trees thus treated ripened to perfec tion, while that near by, sot protected thus, was entirely destroyed' by the in sects. ' "r-'.: ' ' Try it by all means, and everything that "promisee well." For ourselves, the only plums saved this season, from the arch de stroyer have been a few sewed np in ni!K- ! HorUculturaltst.