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THE STAR OF THE NORTH.
B. W. Wearer Proprietor.] VOLUME 6. PERHAM'S THIRD GIFT [ENTERPRISE. 60.000 Tickets already Soil. CALL FOR FINAL Mass Meeting of Shareholders, To determine on tbe dispositon of the GIFT PROPERTY to tbe SHAREHOLDERS At a meeting ot the Shareholders in Per ham's Third Gift Enterprise, held on Ihe 27th of July, the following resolution was adop ted: "Resolved:—That so soon as it is ascer tained that 80,000 of the Gift Tickets issued by Mi. Perham in bis third enlernrise, are sold, the Committee shall call Ihe sharehol ders together at the most convenient place, lor the purpose of instructing said Commit tee in regard to the manner of disposing of fhe Gift Properly. Having learned from Mr Perham that 60,- 000 of said tikets were sold, and that in all probability tbe remaining 20,000 called for by the above resolution, would be told by the first day of January next, we have de termined in accordance with tfie above opin ion, to call a MASS MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS, at some place to be hereafter named, on the I7tlt day of Janua ry, 1855, for the purpose designated by the (•solutio t. ROBERT J. LATHROP, } Co.MMrTTEC, B. S. ADAMS, ) OT 100,000 Tickets Only at SI dollar Eash will be sold. Each Ticket will admit Four Per sons alt at once, or portions at different times, PERHAM'S BURLESQUE OPERA HOUSE, 663 Broadway, New York. Or to his other Entertainments in various parts of the country. Each purchaser of one of these tickets will receive a certificate entitling them to one share in 100.000 Cost ly and Valuable Gifts ; a list of which lias already been published. Persons can ob tain the same in circular form, by addtehS iug a note to the proprietor. NOW'S THE TIME TO PURCHASE TICKETS. In order that the 100,000 Tickets may be disposed ot by the time specified, the sub scriber offers the following inducements for persona to get up Clubs. Each person whe gels up a club of ten subscribers, and forwards ten dollars to this office, will receive by Mail or other Convey ances, Eleven Tickets. Each person who sends fat one time) one hundred dollars, wiil have sent in like man ner One Hundred and Fifteen Tickets. Aud for all larger sums in exact proportion. If itldiould happen that all the Tickets are sold When rhe Order is received, the money wiil be returned at our expense for postage. 13?" AM orders for tickets should be ad dressed 10. JOSIAH PERHAM, 663 Broadway, N. Y. My Fourth Enterprise wdl be advertised as soon as the third one is closed. The tick ets are already printed. Nov. 30th 1854—7 w. The Farm Journal Cor 1835 UDITKP BY J. L. Darliugtou, ASSI§TED by a corps ol the best practi cal farmers in Pennsylvania. The sth volume of the Farm Journal will commence January Ist, 1855. Each number will con tain 32 or more Super Royal Octavo pages, printed on superior paper, With trew type, aud will be filled with the best AGRICULTURAL READING, 'original and selected, that can be produced. The editor and his assistants are determined 1o render this the most PRACTICAL AGRICULTURAL WORK ■EXTANT, and will utterly discard all theories not at tested by practical experience. Tbey have ob tained tbe aid of many of tbe best farmers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, who will give their experience through its pages. ILLUSTRATIONS.--Esch number will con tain several engravings of Improved Stock, New Agricultural Implements, Choice Fruit, &c., &c. TERMS.—(lnvariable in Advance) Single copy, 81 00 120 Copies, 814 00 Five " 400 60 " 40 00 Ten " 750 I 500 " 250 po The Journal will hereafter, in every case, be discontinued at the end Of the period paid for unless tbe subscription be previously re newed. PREMIUMS. —The success attendant up on our offer of premiums last year induces u-lo offer tbe following premiums for vol ume five: 1. ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS will bo paid to tbe person who will procure us the largest number of subscribers in any county in lira United Slates, before tho first of April MX'. 2. SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS to the per ■on who will piocure us the second largest list as above. а. FIFTY DOLLARS to the person who will procure us the 3d largest list as above. 4. TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS to the per aoa who wilt procure us the fourthlargesl list at above. б. TEN DOLLARS to the person who will procure us the filth largest list as above. ClhbS. —Any person sending us ten subscribers, at our Club rates, will be enti tled to receive one copy gratis, or one copy of either of tbe following works, viz:—Butst on ll.e Rose, Guenon's Treatise on Milch Cows, Nefflin's Treatise on Milch Cows, Waring'* Elements ot Agriculture, Youatt on it> rij. . Any person sending us twenty subscriber*, at our Club rales, will be entitled to receive two copies of tha Farm Journal, or one copy of any of tha following works, viz:—-Horti culturist for 1855, Johnson's Agricultural Chemistry, Johnson's Element* of Agricul tural Chemistry and Geology, Dr. Dadd's Modern Horee Doctor, Yoaatt on the Horse, Youatt on cattle, Youatt'a Shepherds' Own Book, Thomas' American Fruit Culturist, Downing's Fruits of Ametioa, Elliott's Fruil Growers' Guide, Fessenden's Complete Far mer-and Gardener. Farther Inducements. We have just made arrangements with JAB. VIC*, Jr., Publisher oi the Horticulturist, whiob enables us to furnish oue copy of that elegant work and one copy of the Farm Journal for Two Dollars and Fifty cents, and two copies of the Horticoltnralist and two of tha Farm Journal for Four Dollars, and lar ger numbers at tha latter rates. Specimen oumbers sent to all post-paid applications. Money on all solvent banks, mailed to tbe presence ol a postmaster, at our risk. All orders addressed to the subscribers will be promptly attended to. V J. M. MEREDITH &CO , Pec 28, 1854. West Chester, Pa. BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1855. TUE STAR OF THE NORTH le published every Thursday Morning, by 8..1 V. WEAVER, UltlCE—Upstairs, in thenew brick building on the south side of Main street, third square beluw Market. TraMß'—Two Dollars per annum, if paid within six mouths from the time Of sub scribing ; two dollars and fifty Cents if not paid within the year. No subscription re ceived lor a less period thai) six months: no discontinuance permitted until all arrearages are paid, unless at the option of the editor. ADVERTISEMENTS not exceeding one square will be inserted throe limes for One dollar, and twenty-five cents for each additional in sertion. A liberal discount will be made to those who advertise by the year. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Dloomsbnrg, Pa. ~~DAVID LOWENBERG, i"]LOTHING STORE, on Main street, two doors above the 'American House." SIMON DREIFUSS, & Co. fILOTHING STORE in the 'Exchange Block,' opposite the Court house. EVANS & APPLEMAN. lAFERCHANTS.—Store on the tipper part of Main street, nearly opposite the Episcopal Church. • s. e. siiivE, MANUFACTURER OF FURNITURE AND CABINET WARE.—Wareroom in Shim's Block, on Main Stroet. A. M. RUPERT, rpINNF.R AND STOVE DEALER J- Shop on South side of Main street, be low Market. JOSEPH BWARTZ. BOOKSELLER. Store in the Exchange Block, first door above the Exchange Hotel. R. W- WEAVER. ATTORNEY AT LAW.— office ON THE first floor of the "Star" Building, on Main street. SHARPLESS & MELICK, J ROUNDERS ANN MACHINESTS. Buihl . ings on the alley between the "Exchange and "American House." BARNARD RUPERT. TAILOR. —Shap on the South Side of Main Street, first square below Market. MENDENDALL & MENSCH, MERCHANTS.— Storo North West corner of Main and Market Streets. HIRAM C. ROWER, DENTIST.—Office near the >5 Academy on Third Street. M'KELVY, NEAL & CO., iY| ERCHANTS.—Northeast corner of Miaa J-'-* and Market streets. SHARPLESS & MELICK, MANUFACTURES AND DEALERS IN STOVES, TINWARE &c.—Establish meat on Main street, next building cbove he Court-bouse. HENRI ZUPPINGER, CLOCK and WATCHMAKER, south side of Main street, above tho Railroad. Every kind of disorder in jewelled or oth er newly invented Escapements failbfull re paired. PUR DON'S DIGEST. ANY Justice of the Peace wishing to pur ■**chaae a copy of Purdon's Digest, can be accommodated by applying at be this office Justices ol'(lie Peace AND CONSTABLES can find all kind of blanks desirable fur their use, in proper form, at the office of the "STIR or THENOKTH I3SABY & 11®WM®S EAGLE HOTEL, So- 139 North Third Street, nbove PHILADELPHIA. |AHUEL A. BRADY. GEOKOE H. BROWS. [June 8:b 1854-ly. SHEETS & SELTZERS' WHOLESALE WUKTIE (2S BANDERA SEGJOUBS -TFSV NO. 939 N. Tlird St., LffljESgl (Above Callowhill,) PHILADELPHIA, A GENERXL ASSORTMETOF im.AKDIES, WINES, COKDIaIS, And Liters of every description: K. SHEKTZ. F. P. SELTZER JOHN WOODSIDES Agent. NEW Q RIST-MILL AT MILL GROVE! THE tub.criber has refitted his Grist- Mill at Mill Grove, near Light Street, Columbia county, and is ready tbe do any and all kinds of grinding. He has three run of stones, and the Mill will work lo gen era-1 satisfaction. A competent miller has has charge of the establishment, and the patronage of the publio is respaotfully so- THOMAS TRENCH. Mill Grove, Sept. 9, 1854. FANCY GOODS, of every description and anriety, new styles, and fresh lrom New York avd Philadelphia, for sale at the oheap store M'KELVY, NEAL & CO ESSENCE OF COFFEE For aaie at tbe aheap store of EVANS, tt APPLEMAN. Select IJoctrj). From the Knickerbocker Gallery. THE SNOW-SHOWER. 'BY WILLIAM CVLLEN BRYANT. Stand here by iny siJe ar.d turn, I pray, On the lake below thy gentle eyes , The clouda hang over it, heavy and gray, And dark and silent the water lies ; And out of that frozen mist the snow In wavering flakes begins to flow ; Flake after flake, They sink in the dark and silent lake. See how in a living swarm they ooma From-thechambers beyond that misty veil, Some hover awhile in air, and come Rush prone from the sky like summer hail, All, drooping sweetly or settling slow, Meet, and are still in the depth below; Flake after Dissolved in the dark and silent lake. How delicate snow-stars, out of the cloud Came floating downward in airy pley, Like spanglbs drooped from the glistening crowd That whiteh by night the milky way ; Their broader anil burlier masses fall; The sullen water buries them all ; Flake after flake, All drowned'in the dark and silent lake. And some, ait on tender wihgs they glide From their chilly birth-cloud, dim and gray, Are joined in their fall, and, side by side, Come clinging along their unsteady way; Makes band in hand the passage oi life ; Each mated flake Soon Sinks in the dark and silent lake. Lo! while we are gazing, in swifter haste Stream down the snow,, till the air is white, As, myriads by myriads madly chased, They fling ihemselves from their shadowy height, The fair frail creatures of middle sky, What speed they make, with their grave so nigh ; Flake after flake, To lie in the dark and silent lake ! I see in thy gentle eyes a tear, They turn to mo in sorrowful thought ; Thou thickest ot friends, the good and dear, Who were for a time and now are not ; Like those fair children ot cloud and frost, Tnat glisten a moment and then are lost, Flake after flake, All lost in the dark and silent lake. Vet look again, for the clouds divide ; A glearn of blue on the water lies : And far away, ori the mountain side, • A sunbeam falls from the opening skie9. But the hurrying host that flow between The cloud and the water no more are seen; Flake alter flake, At rest in the dark and silent lake. XUisccllaneone. 1 he Fast Young Lady. The last young lady is one of the devel opements of female liberty. Young and handsome she is, of course, and brimful of vitality. Daring and dashing, she does a thousand extravagant things : but youth and beauty lend such a grace to all she does, that we are attracted more than is quite right for our prim propriety to acknowledge, From the very first, she is veiled by no maiden blushes, and checked by no coy sbyness, but boldly faces the world and rush es into its embrace. She becomes known everywhere ; she is at every ball of the sea son, and every party of the night. She is familiar to the frequenters of Broadway and the Aelor House. Her reckless doings are on every tongue; bow she was at six par ties one night; how she kissed young Dal liance in the ball loom, out-drank him in champagne at the supper table, and smoked one of his cigars on her way home. She is indefatigable in her coquetry; while re volving in the arms of one beau, she will illuminate the other with her bright glance . In the race with fashioc one fast young lady is always ahead. If red is the prevailing color, she will flame in scarlet. Her daring spirit is always flying beyond the verge of decorum, and hovering in tha dangerous I neighborhood of vioa. IT BARNUM ON ADVERTISING.- HO says— "Advertise your business. Do not hide your light under a bushel. Whatever your occu pation or calling may be, if it needs support from the public, advertise it freely and effi ciently. I freely confess that what success I have had in my life may fairly be attribu ted more to the public press than to nearly ell other causes combined. They may pos sibly be occupationa that do not require ad vertising, but I cannot well conceive what they ere. Men in business will sometimes tell you that.they have tried advertising and that it did not pay. This ia only when ad vertising is done sparingly and grudgingly. Homcßpdthio doses of advertising will not pay perhaps—it ia like half a potion of phys io making the patient sick, but effecting nothing. Administer liberally, and the cure will be sure and permanent. Some say "they cannot afford to advertise;" they mistake—they cannot afford not to advertise. In this country where everybody reads tha newspapers, the man mast have a thick set who does not see that these are tha cheap est aud best madiums through which he can speak to the public, where he is to And his customers. Put oil the appearance oi busi ness, and generally the reality will follow. The farmer plants hi* seed, and while he ia sleeping, hia corn and potatoes are grow ing. So vfith advertising.—While you are sleeping, or eating, ot converting with one set of customers, oar advertisement is being read by hundreds and thousands of persona who never saw you or heard of your busi ness, and never would, bad it not been for your advertisement appearing iuthe newa- I paper. Truth and Right God 'Getting "Fits" In a Clothing Store. Lewistown Falls, ia Maine, ia a place, It ia! .You can't exactly find it on tho map, for it has been located and incorporated aince Mitchell's last, but it's there—a manufactur ing city, as large as life, with banks, barber shops, newspapers and all tha usual fixtures and appurtenances of a locomotive, going ahead Yankee settlement. Just about tho newest thing in the city, is a new, cheap clothing store that "riz up" or "rained down" lately on the Jonah's gourd orAladin's palace principle, and which by tbe same mysterious dispensation, became endowed with the cutest yankee salesman that the Dingo State ever turned out. The other day, an up river 'no, Who was about to forsake father and mother and cleave 'unto Nancy Ann, came down to get his suit, and was, of course, "jest naturally bound' to find his way into the new clothing store. Not that he sauntered in with ihe easy swagger of the town bread searcheijafter cheap cloth ing, lor the Vernal lint wasso tolerably fresh on him yet, and he stopped to give a mod est rap at the door. He effected an en trance at the grist mill, and at the Journal Office, where he had bean doing business, in the same unobtrusive manner, and the boys all agreed that Mr. Nebemiah Newbe gin was from the 'Gulley,' and was paying his virgin visit to 'Pekin.' Nebemiah was let in 'iraegitly,' and he was delighted with lite cordial reception he met with. The proprietors were ready to 'forward his suit,' at once, if he 'saw fit,' or they would 'lake measures' and furnish him to order. Nehemiah drew a handbill from the top of bis hat, and spread it on his knee for easy refereuce. It was headed in the late Gothic letters, ''winter clothing at cost," and set forth that, in consequence of the mild ness of the season, over five hundred dollars , worth of ready-made clothing was to be , closed up and.sold at an "enormous sacri- i lice." A list of prices followed, and Nehemiah running his stumpy finger down the column lit with emphasis or. a particular item. 'Say !—v'ye, got enny of these blue coats left, at five dollars 'nd five n'af 'ltd six dol lars—got enny on 'em left ?' 'Smith are there any more of these cheap coats left?' enquired the 'perlite'Mark of his partner. 'We sold the last this morning, did we not V Smith understood tho cheap clothing bus iness , and answered promptly, "all gone, sir." 'Jest as I'd expected,' murmured the dis appointed candidate, 'darnalion seize it all 1 I told dad they'd all be gone.' 'We have a very superior article lor ten dollars,'— 'Scarcely, Squire, scarcely ! —tea dollars is an all fired price for a coat.' 'We can make you one to order.' 'Y-e-s ! but I want it now—want it right straight off—tact is, Squire, I must hev'uu.' 'You'd find those cheap at ten dollars.' 'Dun know about it! say, v'ye got enny of these dewrable doeskin trowsers left, at lew dollars ; sold them all lu, 'sped, haint ye ? haint none o'lhem left nouther, hev ye?' Luckily there was a few left, and Nehemi ah was advised to secure a pair at once.— Nehemiah was open for trade, but acting upon Ihe instincts of the Newbegin's, it must be a dicker. 'Do yeou ever take projuce for your cloth ing?' 'Take what ?' 'Projuce—garden Sasa and sich—don'(do it, dew yeou ?' 'Well, occasionally we do, what have you to sell ?' 'Ob, almost anylhin'; leetle of everything from marrow fat peas down to rye-straw; got some new eider, some bightop sweeting; got some of all killin'es dried puukin yeou ever set eyes on;'spect, nenw yeou'd like some of that dried punktn ?' Mark declined negotiating for the 'dried puukiu,' but inquired if be had any good butter. 'G-o-o-d butter! neow Squire, I 'speot I've got some of the nicest and yallerest yeou ever set eyes on ; got some out here neow ; got some in sboogar box, Cout In (lad's wag gin ; bro'l daown for Kttrnel Waltlron j but ye ken hev it; I'll bring it right strait in here, dam'd ef I doan't 1 And with all the impetuosity of youth, Nehemiah shot forth, to dad's waggin and brought in the butter. On the strength of the butter, a dicker was speedily contracted, by which Nehemiah was to be put in immediate and absolute possession of a coat, vest aud pantaloon* of good material and fit. ■Now then,' said Mark, 'what kind of a coat will you have?' 'I reckon I'll her a blew 'on, Squire.' 'Yes, but wbat kind—a dtess coat?' 'Certainly, Squire, certainly, jest wbat I want a coat for to dress in.' 'Ah, exactly; well just look at those'ptatss,' pointing to the fashion plates in the window, 'and see what style you fancy ?' 'Oh, darn yeour plates, don't want any crockery ; 'spect Nance has got the all kil lin'esl lot of arthen were yeou ever set eyes on!' 'Yes, I see, well just step this way, then and I think I can ecoemmodate you. 1 Nehemiah speedily selected a nice bine coat, and vest oi green, but he wee more fastidious in his choice ol pauts, those crow ning glories of hit new snit. He seemed to indulge a weakness for long pantaloons, and complained that hie last pair troubled him exceedingly, or, a* ha expressed it 'blamed ly, by hitching up over his bhots end wrin kling about tbe knees. Nehemiah delved away impetuously amidst a stock of two or Ibreq hundred pairs and finally his eyes rest ed upon a pair of lengthy ones, real blazers, and large yellow stripes running eaoh way. Nehemiah snaked them out in a twinkling. He liked them— they were long, yellow—they were just the thing, and he proceeded at once to put them on. Tbe new clothing had a nook curtained off for this purpose, and Nehemiah was speedily closed therein. The pants had straps, and the straps were buttaned. Now Nehemiah had seen straps before buft the art of managing them was a mystery, and like St. Patrick's dilemma, 're quired a mighty dale ol nice consideration.' On deliberation, he decided that the beols must go first; he accordingly drew on his 1 Bluchers, a chair, elevated the pan!* at a proper angle, and endeavored lo coax the lg into (hern. CTO lint) a 4nw* r It! itto boots were none of the smallest, and the pants were aone of the widest; the chair too, was rickety, and bothered him ; but bending his energies to the task, he succeed ed in inducting one leg into tbe 'pesky thing.' He was straddled like Ihe Collosus of Rhodes, and just in the act of raising the other foot, when whispering and giggling, in his immediate vicinity, made him alive to the appalling fact that nothing but a thin curtain of chintz separated him lrom twenty or thirty of the prettiest and wickedest girls that were ever caged in one shop 1 Nehe miah was a bashful youth, and would have made a circumbendibus of a mile any day, rather than meet those giris, even if he had been in full dress ; as it was, bis mouth was ajar at the bare possibility of making bis ap pearance among them in his present dis habille. What if there was a hole in the curtain! What il it should fall! It wouldn't bear thinking of; and plunging his foot into the vacant leg, with a sort of frantic loose ness, he brought on the very catastrophe he was anxious to avoid Tha chair collapsed with a sudden 'scrouch,' pitching Nehemiah head over heels through the curtain, and he made his grand entranoe among the (Hitch ing divinities on all fours, like a fettered rhinoceros. Perhaps Collier himseli tteVeV exhibited a more striking tableaux vivantes than was now displayed. Nehemiah was a model ! every inch of him, and though not exactly 'revolving on a pedestal,' he was jlmg through that movement quite as effectually on his back—kicking, plunging, in shart personifying in thirty seconds all the atti tudes ever 'chtsseled !' As for the gals, they screamed of course, jumped upon the chairs aud the cutting board, threw their hands over their faces, peeping through their fingers, screamed again, and 'declared they would die, Ihey knew they shoulJ.' 'Oh Loral' blubbered tbe distressed young 'un 'don't holler, gals ! I didn't go tew, I swan ! didn't; it's alt owiu' to these cursed trowsers —every mite on't; ask yer boss, he'll tell ye how il'twas. Oh, Lordy, won't nobody kiver me up with old clothes, or turn the wood box over me ?' 'Ob, Moses iu the bulrushes, what'll Nauey say ?' He managed to raise himself on bis feet, and made a bold splurge towards the door, but bis 'entangling alliances' tripped him up again, and tell 'kerslap upon the hot gbbse of the pressman ! This was the unkindest cut of all. The goose had been heated ex pressly lor thick cloth seams, and the way it sizzled in the seat of the new pants was afflicting the wearer. Nehemiah rose up in an instant, and seizing the soutce of all his troubles by the slack, he tore hintseli flee from all save the straps lnd some pantalent like fragments hung about his ancles, as he dashed through the door of tbe emporium at a two forty pace. Nehemiah seemed to yearn with the poet for 'lodge in some vast wilderness,' and betrayed a settled purpose to'fle e from the busy haunts of men,' for the last seen ol him he was capering up the railroad—cutting like a scared rabbit—the rays of the declining snn flickering aad dancing upon a broad expanse of shirt-tail Ibat fluttered gaily in the breeze, as be headed lor the nearest woods.— Yankee Blade. *1 ha Mental Faculties. 1. The Perceptive faculties are those by which we become acquainted with the ex istence and qualities of the external world. 2. Consciousness ia the faculty by which we become cognizant of tbe operations of our own minds. 3. Original Suggestions the faculty which gives rise to the original ideas, occasioned by the perceptive faculties or conscious ness. 4. Abstraction i* tbe faculty by whiob, from conceptions of individuals, we form conceptions of genera and species, or, in general, of classes. 6. Memory is tbe faculty by which, we re tain and recall our knowledge of the past. 5. Season is tbo' faculty by which, from the use of tha knowledge obtained by other faculties, we are enabled to proceed to other and original knowledge. 7. Imagination is that faculty by whiob, from materials already existing in the mind, we form complicated conceptions or mental images, according lo out own will. 8. Taste is that sensibility by which we recognize the beauties and deformities of □ature or art, deriving pleasure from the one, and suffering pain from the other.— Dr. Way land. XW A virtuous and well disposed person is like a good metal—the more he is tired the more be ia refined ; the more be is open ed the mote he is approved. Wrong* may well try bim, and touch him, but theyoan oat imprint on bim any false stamp. | Earn before you l^peotf, I Boswell, in his Life of Johnson, tells a story of a Mr. Langton, an acquaintauee of ihe great lexicographer, who maintained a householJ in a style of elegance and even luxury, apparently fhr beyond his means, simply because be never purchased anything until he had the money to give for it. The oelebrated John Randolph is well known lo have said, that there was one maxim worth more than al I others, for the conduct of life, and that it was " pay as you go," As the experience oi eveiy man, who has lived to the age of forty, coincides with '.his opinion, it seems, at first, astonishing, that so many people fall into pecuniary- difficulties, in consequence of spending Before they have earned. But, in the flush of youth, present enjoyment is nearly all that is thought of; the future u rfiamisud with a shine.: every effort is made to forget the cold counsels of wisdom. It requires, therefore, that the great truth which we have placed at the head of this article, should be constantly ob truded on the publio mind, and should be enforced again and again. Not only indivi duals, incised, but States, nations and com munities of every size, suffer by neglecting ibis golden maxim. Why is so much specie now going to Eu rope? Because the country at large has been spending money far French silks. French wines, and othe'r foteign luxuries, before it bad earned the solid cash lo pay lor them. If we had waited until we had sold enough grain, cotton and provisions; in otheT words, if we had kept our impor tations within our probable exports, we should not now be compe lied to send such enormous quantities ol gold abroad. Why are so many persons exclaiming that money is "tight?"' Because they have either been spending wbat they have not earned, or have debtors, who having done so, are un able to "pay up." In short, all our exist ing evils can be traced back, directly or in directly, to tbe violation of this golden max im. There is no touchston eto prevent ex travagance like that of paying cash for ever ything. If a honsekeepet divides herinoome into weekly sums, and spends daily no more than that day's proportion, the is sure never to gel behind hand. If the merchant, mechanic, operative, or retired gentleman, I estimates what he can afford to spend annu ally, and rigidly pays cash, there is no dan - ger of bis becoming bankrupt through ex cessive expenditure. What the safety-valve | is to the steam engine that is the maxim ; I "earn cefore you spend," to commence life. If you "pay as you go," you will always be independent, always your own master, be cause never in debt.— Ledger. The Money Market- Tbe heWs from all the financial centres is | very unsatisfactory. New York, Boston, Baltimore, New Orleans, Cincinnati, etc., are still troubled with failures, which keep (he money market in*a very sensitive con dition. Confidence is very much shattered and broken up. Connected in credit, as the several cities of the Union are, the failure in any one tells ser.sibly almost immediately in all the others. VVe have as much money as ever in the country, but debts have so far outrun means that there is no confidence.— Each doubt and distrusts his ueighbor, and keeps unused the surplus that ho may have, lest he should unknowingly eutrußt it to a bankrupt or a swindler. Tbe developments now almost daily making show the usual consequence of profligacy and extravagant living. Men in legitimate business have | not only traded greatly beyond their mcaoß, but bank officers and others entrusted with the handling of other people's money have been tempted to apply it lo their owu use, so that it is now almost as difficult to deter mine who is honest, as it is who ia'solvent. The remedy is to make as few uew debts as possible, and to gradually work from under old ones. Better 6top than consent to pay two or throe per cent, e month to carry on business.— Phila. Ledger. Great men's dancing. . We read that Napoleon Was a very awk ward dancer. On one occasion be danced with a very beautiful countess, who could aol conceal her blushes at bis ridiculous postures. On leading her to her seat, he remarked: 'The fact is, madam, that my forte lies not so much in dancing myself as in making others dance,' This reminds us of an anecdote of Daniel Webster who be iog present at a ball in Washington, during the period of bis incumbency as Secretary of State, was asked by an effeminate foppish sort of a chap, who thought a good deal of his dancing, ' Don't you dance Mr. Web ster ? I never saw you dancing.'— ' No,' said Mr. Webster, as he only conld say and look at such things, ' I never had the capacity to learn how, sir 1' Tbe Naturalisation Laws. Judge Dean, ot the Supreme Court, of the State of New York, has forbidden the Clerk of the Court to take proofs of citizenship and grant naturalization papers. He directs that applicants shall apply to the Court; and after hearing proofs in several cases, tbe ap plicants were rejeoted. The Judge has given a written opinion, holding that tbe admission of an alien to the rights of citizenship is e judicial act, requir ing examination by tbe Court. A fellow at St. Louis, was recently fined 8100 for sending obscene end anonymous letters.. [Two Dollars per ABDWB NUMBER 51. Good Doclilne- Alonzo Potter baa earnek fer himself the name of being one of the moat useful—be cause practical—Bishops that fyae eyer pre sied over any part of the American Epieeo pal Church. He tirade a abort speech be fore the Mercantile Beneficial Association of Philadelphia, at their annual'meeting, a few weeks ago, which contained excellent sen timents and advice. .Coming from aooh a source, they will attract more attention tbap if they emanated from one less elevated op the ladder of tame—though it were wissp for us to note, admire, and bo t influenced by every good sentiment, no matter bow humble its author., He it reported In the Inquirer, as follows: "He said thai the interests of Philadel phia were identical with the interests ot the Stale ; that the great metropolis of Pennsyl vania was as linen TO tier, mat tna IBif chants of Philadelphia had many important duties to perform. To protect itself fror? frauds in the shape bf business ..which were not for the good of mankind. That the,bus,- iness which exported useful products for laces, fine silks, &c., for the use of the la dies, was a vory questionable system of morality. That the bowie knife busioea*, though carried on by men called respecta ble, had never at.d could never result in good ; and so with the trade m ardopi spir its, &c. Ho thought the day would come* when all commercial transactions having k tendency to injuie society would be regard ed in their proper light, That they are frowri ed upon by God, aud should be and will be by man. The speaker alluded to an error whieh is quite common among young icon—that of thinking the work at the plough, the looiti or tiie anvil may not be as hijgh aud honor able as to be in a counting room, where a person must be well dressed. It is h very great error indeed. He ttusted that in the 4 future of Philadelphia there would be dis played more enlargement ol soul in rdganl to the State ; that in questions agitating the State, this oily should feel it responsible throb. He stood m tho preseuce of Bor 6CII merchants of Philadelphia, and what liiigbt thoy now achieve t with such minds and wills what will they not accomplish. By shutting the door upon immorality of all kinds, the name ot Philadelphia merchants will be carried up higher and higher, and assumes that position which theii prompti tude,.punctuality and industry so justly eu title them. WArk with your hands, not that you may decorate the persons tj/ your wives, ride in splendid chariots, fure sumptuously every day, but give to them who laoketh Put a brand upon all kinds of fratid. Instead of sustaining the cheating banker rally to the support of the unfortunate banksupt, and above all things guard against selfishness.— Do not rush into the avenues of ttade fot the purpose of accumulating for yoursblves riches here, but with a view to makibg up your account on the grand balance sheet of life, for by gaining the luxuries of this life for a few years, three score and ten at the utmost, aud frequently lost in that manjr months alter its possession, you become a bankrupt for eternity. Do not strive for riches, but for that which is still highelr, edntortt ment of mind. He then referred td Hie Sirens tempting the Argonauts while In search ol the golden fleece, also Ulysses, and his crew, snd told them to beware of three Sirens in the path of merchants ; pleas ure in youth ; avarice in old age, and ambi tion." Yankee Enterprise. The world has never yet beheld toy thing so adventurous as the spirit of American commerce. To watch it is to witness some of the'fiuesi romances of our lime. It ie the great Asiatic continent that it yet to be made the scene of some of its finest achieve ments. We have done something in that quarter of the world already. It was art American who first thought of carrying ice to India. Instead of going out in ballast, as was ofttn done then, with dollars to buy some oriental cargo to exchange front place, coming home with something very rich in deed, he took out a cargo of iceffocM a Mass achusetts pond. A forth of the eargo mel ted while the people of Calcutta were learn ing what it meant, and the rest sold for aid cents a pound. The next voyage the buyers were prompt enough ; the price was nearly doubled, anJ yet the ice had no time te melt; and ever since ice has become a regular In dian import ftom America, 12,000 mile# away. , It was an Amerioan who first saw the beauty of Manilla bemp, though English men had been passing it for years. The' American carried home a few bales, aud in ten years the importation rose to twenty thousand bales. Already is Persia consult ing Kandahar about clearing a way tb't the Americans and their goods into the heart of the country ; and already ate the "domes lies" woven by the Lowell girls, #ho build churches and lyceums and get philosophers aud scholars to lecture to them—already are these stout Lowell fabrics becoming famil iar articles of wear and barter to the mounu ain tribes of Alia, who hhvk any raw mate rial or merchantable thing wherewith to pay: The glory of commerce ie bar civilizing in fluence. The influence whiofl America, the youngest birth of lime, is destined td exert, tbtougb her commerce, upon that mighty Continent where thk* first man eaw the light, who shall attempt \9 measure ? —lbid. __ P. T. Bxamrti is said (0 be worth tflon,. 000.