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THE STAR OF THE NORTH.
I. W. Weaver Proprietor.] VOLUME 7. THE STAR OF THE NORTH 10 PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING BT nm ,. H. W. WEAVER, OwwlCE Up stairs , in the new brick build ing, on the south side of Main Steert, third square below Market. * M B:—Two Dollars per annum, if paid w:lhin six months from the lime of sub scribing ; two dollars and fifty cents if not P*! 1 * wilhin the year. No subscription re ceived for a less period than six months ; no discontinuance permitted until all arrearages Ate paid, unless at the option of the editor. ABVESTtSEMENTa not exceeding one square ••rill be inserted three limes for One Dollar and twenty five cents for each additional in sertion. A liberal discount will be made to these who advertise by the year. <HII<D>IKD2B Hopes Attn FEARS. The following beautiful lines from the pen of Roea, originally appeared in the Louis ville Journal. The authoress is a lady of high social position, and eminently deserves to rank high as an American poetess: Oer hopes are like the wreaths of foam That glitter on each shining wave, 'When with a gushing sound they come The White and thirsty beach to lave. Tbe waters part, the ripples gleam A moment on the silent shore, And vanish as the hopes that seem A moment bright, and are no more. Seeking for love, for fame, for power, To the frail threads of life we cling, For hope will cull a withered flower And tune a harp with broken'atring, And hope will shed a glimmering ray Of light on pleasure's ruined shrine, For mouldering columns still look pay _ When sunbeams o'er them shine. • Though severed be love's magic chaio, Still to its broken charms we trust, And hope to mend the links again, When grief has eaten them with rust, Frail as the bubbles on the beach That hope may be—a transient beam, But reft of joy, 'tis sweet to teach The heart to hush its grief and dream. Oor hopes are like the flowers that bloom Upon the mountain's verdant side, That mountain's heart a burning tomb, Cleft bf the lava's scorching tide, They spring att.l flourish, fade and die, Like human hopes—as frail and fair, While quenchless fires beneath them lie, Like human passions hidden there. Our fears are like the clouds that shed Their gloom across a summer sky ; When liie is fairest, some wild dread Of grief is eve: hovering nigh. The gloom may pass—the shadows fade, And the sunlight only seems to reign, But still there is a lingering shade, Kfsar that clouds will come again. Where the bright wells of gladness spring, Hope will the youthful heart decoy, Bnt fear is hovering there, to fling A shadow o'er the path of joy. A canker-worm within the fruit, A serpen! in the linnet's nest, A sentry ever grim and mute Is fear within the human breast. A rainbow never spans the sky, But some dark spirit of the storm, With sable plume is hovering nigh, To watch itssoft tnd fairy form. Hope never chants her angel scng, Or bids os rest beneath the wing, But fear with all its phantom throng Is in the distance hovering. We seek the laurel wreath of fame, Aod all her fickle favors trust, To live—perchance without a name, . And find tbe chaplet turned to dust. Life wears sway, 'mid smiles and tears— The wedding peal, tbe funeral toll ; Bnt though o'ershadowed still by fears, Hope is the sunlight of the soul. A Bed-Hug Story. The editor of tbe Grand River Eagle gives tbe following a* the experience of a friend stopping at the Kalamazoo House: "Yon seel went to bed pretty all fired used up after a hull day on the old road, be fore the piank was laid, kaikiiaten on a good ■nooze; wall, just as the shivers began to ease off, I kinder felt sumthing try in to pull off my shirt, and diggin their nebs into the small of my back, tryia to got a good hold. Wiggled, and twisted, and puckered. All r.o •so— kept agoin it like all sin. 44 Btmeby got up and struck a light, to look 1 arsond • spell. Foetid about a peck of bed bug* scattered around, and more droppi n off myabirt and ru.inin down mV Is-, every minit Swept off a pl t% ba n J •book out a qai.'u j own an( j kivered up "No uso, mounted right on me like e pas nl of rata on a meat tub, dug • bole in the klvarlid and erawled through and give lbs fit* for tryia to hide. '•Spfttp again, went down stairs and got tho Offish bucket from tbe wagon. Brought it up acd made a circle of tar on the floor, lay down on the inside and felt comfortable that lime, anyhow. Left tbe light bnrnin and watohed 'em. Seed 'em get together aod have A eamp-meetin about d. and then tbey. wont off in a squad, with anfili! gray headed ana at the top, - right up on the wall out' on ibe ceiiio, till tbey got to the right spot, then dropped right plump into my faoe. Fact, bjr thunder. "Waal, I owept 'em op again and made a circle of far oft the ceitin too. Thought 1 had 'engjoul that time, big,l swan to man if they didn't poll straw out oi abed and build a rag alar bridge over it I'' Seeing an incredulous expression on ear trfaagee, he clenched tho story ihut: . ' 44 It's so, whether you believe it or apt, and pf 'em walked across on atttis!" Bed-bugs are curious orittarv, and no mis take, especially tbe Kalamazoo kind. ■ 0T Different sounds travel with different veleehle*. A call to dinner will run over e tea ionlot In a minute and a half while a tammons to wprk will tkko iieta five to ten BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA.. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 29: 1855. From the Public Ledger. WHAT IS THE SUPREME POWIfH IN ENGLAND! The whole gin of tfce laei English news is contained in the following few lines from the Liverpool Journal of Saturday, Nov. 3 : " The country (Englandj is on the ere of a war with the United States, unleupublic opin ion it brought to operate immediately on her M jetty e Minister*." There is a volume of English history contained in that last clause. It shows where lies the real governing pow er in England, and that that power is, after all, more friendly to the United States than to the aristocracy, which so generally usurps to speak as the mouth of the British nattou. Three hundred years ago, in llenry the Eighth'e time, had any one asked where lay the supreme power of the British nation, the 1 answer could have been given at once and decisively, not in the press, for then even printiog a BiSle cost a man his life—not in the people, who had no voice—not in the House of Commons, which lay powerless and passive in the hands of Majesty—not even in the House ol Lords, wnich was equally obsequious—not in the Clergy, who were stripped of their possessions, but in the Crown. Hid the same question been asked in the reign of his successor, lbs reply would have been equally clear—in the hatids of Cranmer. In the reign of Charles 11, it was in the hands of the nobles and court favor-, ites. With the house of Hanover came the real permanent supremacy of the House of Commons. The authority of this body stead ily increased, until it has absorbed all power; from the House of Lords, (which is now re duced to a mere almshouse for superannua ted statesmen.) and has obtained all the real authority of the Crown aleo. The Queen is now held bound to appoint all Ministers and even her household and personal officers ac cording to the majority tbey can command in that body. She ia thus in fact a mere piece of State pageantry, without one qnar ter of the personal influence in public affairs that our President possesses. Indeed, the present Queen is thus found to govern Eng land better than any King, because she has so few points of her own to carry, and has so little opinion or desire to influence public affairs. Hence it ie well understood that Lord Palmereton will weal the wishea of almost any member of the House of Commons with more politeness than he sometimes does those of the royal family, who may hate him and quarrel with him as muchnsthey please but are bound to make him Prime Minister, while he has the majority of the House. But while the House of Commons has thus been gaining the supremacy from the Crown and from the Lords, it has been si lently losing it to g greater extent on the oth er side through the public press. The im mense influence acquired through reporting public debates, and giving the flrat coloring to every discussion of public (flairs, has nat urally drawn to the leading London pipers the very highest order of talent that ths coun try car. furnish. By degrees, the London Times, from the bold and slashing style of its editorials, ilf unscrupulous audacity in carrying its ends, its immense capital, prior ity of information, and influence with Minis ters, had really absorbed the utterances of the publio voice, and became the-type and representation of a power stronger than tbe Honse of Common* itself, and bearding it and the Ministry all together. It is much easier to wrest power out of the i hands of the inefficient than to hold it against all attacks afterwards. A certain dashing snd impetuous boldness of assault will of ten do tho former; but wisdom, patiences prudeuoe and truth are required to retain the influence thua gained. The days of glory for the Times newspaper ere fast passing away, for lack of these very qualities, and other periodicals must now arise to reign in its stead. Its character is becoming un derstood on both sides of tb julantio. Last winter, ita power seamed al it he zenith, but | was even really on tha wane, or rather I a*. I'ne height of an intoxication that beto kened a downfall. It attacked tbe Govern ment, and pulled ever) thing to pieoes, but it oould build nothing up. It had nothing better to ..recommend. It was unqnsliona- j bly the means of damaging the British char-1 acter in building up itself, end, bye tone of exaggeration, and the rdVtotatih'n of secrets, | did more to the honor of the English nation throughout the world, and destroy it# pres tige as a military power, than Russia rOnld have done in a dozen campaigns. It has now become impossible for Englnml to en list recruits. The Government has at length laarnad the power of this dangerous dema gogne,'and has tapped the sources of Its Strength, and turned them into mere pdbllc channels, so that tha country papers now ihiy give fheir utterance of the sentiments of the whole people. Since then, the Times has been growing more reckless and startling on all question*, lo'dtmw tha publio ear, if only for a moment. The same audaoity whioh last winter betiayed the Brush army,has now ventured op the more dangerous task of at tacking., the. United State*. So far, this has only excited a ol derision from on* and of this country to the other. BoCin England a war panic has boon rais ed, and thia at tobfeth has shown where the present and future supreme power of the British nation He* and is to liot-wnot in the Ho ate of Commons, not In the Timet, but in public opinion. This, at tho Liverpool Journal My*, mutt note "be brought id boar on the Ministry." It is thia publio opiflioti ia whtob we hav* the greatest reliance for tho good government of OttantrM such : si England aud America. In England fare fa perhaps but represented bp tha meroantil* classes, who are far more sagaoioua than the statesmen and ar.stocracy, and morn fully represent the public feeling of thai country. Cobden and Bright, by the presence of pub lic opinion, carried the repeal of the corn laws. They have other not leas important work before lbs m now. Here public opinion is represented not by party politicians, or noisy publio meeting* in the squares and parks of onr cities, bnt, perhaps, by the large body of farmer* end other quiet citizen# who read the daily pa pers, all through the country, and vote with out muoh talking or fusa. With us ir.ielti gnnce is more univetaaily diffused among the people. But neither here nor in Eogland is publio opinion iooliued to a war between the two countries. It would never in England have waged war with Russia, bat a blundering ministry did that which the 'people now en dure but regret. The people of England wall know that another such a blunder would ru in their country. Mrs. Strougntham'a Cham, Speaking of churns, a cotoniporary says he has never seen any other labor-saving contrivance in that department, that for prao lical convenience and otility could compare with that of Mrs. Strongatham, a notable English housewife, whoee acquaintance ho had the pleasure of making in oho of the ru ral districts of New York some year* ainoe. Having occasion to call upon her one mill iner morning, he found her ocoupying her huge chintz covered . recking chair, rocking and knitting as though the salvation of the family depended upon the assiduity with which she applied heraslf to these occupa tions. Not that she was unoivil or untocia. bio by any means, for the momont aha bad taken the proffered chair she sat in with a steady stream of talk that was as instructive as it was entertaining, lor beside* her admi rable qualities as a housewife, tbe lady pos sessed rare conversational power*. During tbe call she directed one of ber daughters to some duty in a distant part of the house, adding, " 1 would attend to it myself, but I must letch this butter." Now, he had known something of the process of '• fetching batter" in bis early day*, and the idea of a snow-white churn and an irksome expenditure of elbow grease was as naturally , associated with it in our mind, as was the j compensatory slice of new bread and butter j after the achievement of the victory. We . therefore cast onr eyes about n* involuntarily . for these indications, but we looked in vain. Of either churn or churning titers was no j more appearance than might have been seen in Queen Victoria's drawing room any day . in the week. Our curiosity was excited, j and we resolved to keep onr eyes opeo, sat. 1 isfied that if we did, "we should see what • we should see." And we did. During a momentary pause in the conversation the la-1 dy rose from the chair, removed the cushion, ' raised a sort ol trap door underneath, and looked into the apparent vacnura with an , earnestly inquiring eye. The secret was out. i Under the seat in her rocking chair waa a ! box in which she deposited the jar of cream,! and the agitation produced by the vibratory motion of (be chair converted the liquid into bolter. By thii arrangement the old lady was en abled to kill, not two only, but four birde with the tame atone. She Could churn, knit, take her ease in the rooking chair, and enter tain her morning guests aimultaneoualy. And such butter a* alio made? Yellow aa gold, sweet as the meat qf the cocoa nut. and aa hart', too; it always brought Ike highest price in the rural market. You may blag of your patent churns if fb u will, bui tor. no*- elty, econ, m y, convenience, and imroaoou iate butter we defy them, one and all, when brought into oampetition with Mra. Rtronga tltam'e"incomparable contrivance. Of her butter we ahall retain e lively and grateful remembrance to our dying day; bar oburn we ahall never forget either. ' Doe FIGHT. —"Oh, pa, I've just eeen one of the worst dog fighta aa waa never Men or heern tall of in the world." "Well Simon, my hoy, how waa it I" "Why, father, there waa one great big black dog, with white eara arid a braaa col' lar, and one lit'le black and green dog, what hadn't no itfan with him, and so * " "Come, come, Simon, don't talk ao faat; job get everything mixed np ; stop and get breath a tnomeni, and not bfyw ao like a por ppiS*." 1 "Well, I want to tall you how one dog with WhiM ear* got dn one side of the meeting honse, and the other meeting house with the ysller dog—no, no, I tnedn one meeting house with the yatler green ears, go! en one aide of the dog, and the other he—no—no, the whim and y alter ear, he give a yelp at the meetiiig-hdose, and thg dog flb, dad, I've give alt out—there wern't no dog it all." OF k gkntlaman, wall known ae an ama tenr gardener and joker, aent to a seedsman in town the other day lor Some seeda of the f'pie plant", H Which he tied advertised—re questing precisely sii parcels of cUSlaitf pio seedi; and two minoe piek The seed man promptly sent him hall a dozen goose eggs and two blind puppies. The humorous old gentleman admitted that he bad rather fbi the worst of the joke. OT An imaginative Irishman gave utter teratios to this larHeotailon:—';i returned to the balls of my fathers by nighty end I found 'them in rujos , I pried aloud, my fathers, where are they I" an echo responded, "Ig thst you, Pathriok MoQlatbeiy V' i ' ■ 1 1. , Troth am Bljrht—M am Mr Coiairy. A JOHN HOWARD, THE PHILANTHROPIST. In the town of Cerdington, in England, once lived a very good man named Jdhn Howard. He' had a large house and fine farm, and hired many servants. His wife wae a kind and gentle lady, and made all around her happy. But suddenly the good Mr* Howard died, and her husband was left sad and lonely, for Lis only child was •till a very small boy, not old enough to com fort hie sorrowing father. Mr. Howard's home had lost its brightness, and he now re solved to follow the example ol our Savior, who, while on ear'h, went about doing good. Having placed his son under the care of a good woman, he began to visit the prisons in the neighborhood. No one thought much about the condition of those whose onmes had brought them to punishment, and Mr. Howard was anrprised and grieved Ly the dreadful situation in which he found many fellow being*. For Mventeen year* he went about visit ing almost every jail and hospital in Great Britain and Europe. He often published ac counts of what he had seen, and thus drew tbe attention of great men of different coun tries to ibis subject, on which they had be fore thought very little. It would be impos sible to describe the miserable state in which lie found many of the Drisor*. Men who hail grown old in crime, boys who had been taken in their first open sin, women, and young girls, were crowded together in one room by day, and at night slept in damp cells, without covering, and often without even straw between litem and the cold stone floor. Sometimes thd water would stand two or three inches deep on the floor. Their food was scanty, coarse, and badly prepared Only a tew ray* of light cams to pheer the dreary hours, fofthe prisons of Europe were little better than uungpone, dug down ten or fifteen feet in the earth. The prisoners were often sick, and then their were very great. Through the generons effort of Mr. How ard, a great change has been wrought in many pltces. The life and health of the prisoners are proper'y cared for; they are carefully attended in sickness; chapels are provided, and the gospel is preached to them. To produce these result*. Mr. Howard gave op tho erasures he might have eujoyed at home, and, going from country to country, relieved, by kind to's and words, the sorrows of the suffering and airing. A heavy grief fell upon the last days of this noble man. His only son had nifar MEMORABLE STKGKFC The siege ofSebastopol wilt raDk as one of the greatest which ha* occurred in the annals of national warfare. There have been *iege at whioh, probably, the aggregate loss of life' ha* been greater; such, (or example, as the aiege of Jerusalem, by Titus, when tccord iug to Joaephus the Jew*—wbo in spite ol in testine faotion and the lavages of famine, contemptuously rejected all propositions for surrender—lost one million one hundred thou sand, and had one hundred thousand taken prisoners. These figures are thought to be exaggerated, but not wilfufly so, byJosephos, who ia generally considered an anthemic wri ter, bnt pnobably originated from tbe errors of the copyists of ancient MSS., who style ol representing number* by letter* rendered •aeh mistake* extremely probable. Subse quent trustworthy historian*, however con cur m believing that tha number who perish ed at thi* great aiege could not have been much less than those act forth by Joaephus. ThO aiege was not ao protracted, if the loss oi life was ao n aeh in excees of the' whioh ha recently terminated with the destruction ol tbe aouthern fortification* of Sebastopol. In deed, leaving the learned to decide whether tuob an event as the aiege of Troy ha* aver occurred, we question whether, in pqinl of duration, there is another similar even) to compare with the aiege of Sebasfopoi. The moral effect of the Capture of this strong boht on the destinies of the world, will depend up on the manner in which the success is fol lowed up. - ....... Tha great,military achievements which the people of England and Franco are now oel ebratiog, has nq parallel in similar memora ble event*. Alcibisde# sailed in a powerful fleet to ty eiegg to Syracuse, hut failed,; aod tjf |ha disaster: ft* military power of Athens petisbed. The battering-ram, arrow#, afaogt, •word* and epean, wer dm priootple waap grown to be a young man, but, instead of being a comfort to his worn and weary lath er, he became his bitterest trial. While Mr. Howard was attending upon several sick sailors in the port of Venice, he received a letter from a friend at home, bringing sad news—his son was deranged. It was a ter rible disappointment to his hopes, but he said, "shall I receive good at the hand of the Lord, and shall I not receive evil V He has tened home as soon as possible, but the ac count was too true, and he was forced to | place his con in a lunatic asylum. Attain he turned to the continent. For the seventh aud last time, be bade good-by to old Eng land. He had stood for the last time by the grave of his beloved wife; he had looked for the last lime on the face of his son. The winter of 1790 was very cold and stormy. Mr. Howard spent several weeks in visiting the sick soldier* who were sta lioned at Cherson, in the southern part of Russia. One day he was hastily requested to visit a young lady who was dangerously ill; at first he refused to go, saying he was only a physician to the poor who could not obtain any one else; but her friends urged him so much, that he at last consented.— Having administered what medicines he thought best, he left, directing them to send 1 for him it site grew belter, adding, that if •!, was worse, which he feared would be the case, it would be of no use. The young lady grew no belter, and her friends wrote to Mr. How ard to come us quickly as'possible. By some mistake, the letter was delayed eight days. When Mr. Howard saw how long it had been on its way, he feared it was too lite.— No carriage was to be procured, so he mounted an old horse and rode twenty miles in a cold, drenching rain. To his great grief, he found hi* patient very feeble, and on the next day she died. The cold, wet ride, and tho sorrow he felt on the lady's death, together with his recent affliction, proved too mnch for his strength. Afrer a short sickness he died, far from kindred and country, yet not without friends; for his goodness had made him beloved by all. He Was buried in the place he had j u'nosen, and tho inscription he had himself I written was placed on the plain raarbls slab over his grave: "JOHN HOWARD, Died at Cherson, in Russian Tartary, Jan. 21, 1790, aged 64. Christ it my hope." oim of warfare then, as at former and later periods of tho history of the world. " With the exception of the formidable appliances of Archimedes in repelling the last famous siege of Marcellus, more destructive agents were known in the sieges of biblical and classic times. The Syracusan geometer, one : 'of whose wotulerlul machines could project rocks at the enemy's vessels, em bled the garrison to repel the besiegers until the place j by treachery was surrendered. But the in vention of gunpowder led to a complete change in the system of fortifications. The square and round towers, constructed on the walls of fortified cities, to enable the bests- j gad to discharge showers of arrows and darts on their assailsntt, were found uselesssgains) i cannon. The bastian was constructed as the most durable fotm of defence against the new projectiles. In the fast siege (if Constant,ino pte, which continued from the Bib of April to the 20th of May, lt&3, the Turks employ ed powerful artillfry, some qf the guns; from their size and calibre, being objects of admi ration among military men even at tbis day. T|ie Asiatio sultans, in their ambition to pos sess themselves of the old Greek empire, hi red adventurous spirit* from all quarter* pf Europe, including the ferociou* bauds of Mu*covy,'to aid them by tbair talents and service*. Russian barbarism alto seeks the same aid in the prosecution of its ambitious designs. The captute of Constantinople was immediately followed by the reraojral of Ma hornet and hi* court from Asia to tbatoity- The Turk* had now acquired a secure footing in Europe, and for two hundred year# punn ed a career of oouquest until ultimately repel led from the walla of Vienna. The Capture of Coniiaatinbpla was ao evbnt- if a* much rutoroM aod importune* in ifa conieqnencos as any which had occurred drrag an*ra! centuries. Tha crude no tie*# of fortiffflaHooa whioh bad hithaito prevailed ware formula- ted into nyste'ms, slriU perfected by further in ventions by the chfebrstml Vauben, who, da ring the wars of Lou ia XIV,. constrocted thir ty-three new fortresses, repaired and impro ved one hundred, and projected about fifty sieges, and who is the author of tha irresist abte system bf attack which ha* since been successfully followed. IsiKLffigif" iKaamrr The Perplexed Housekeeper. BY MRS. FRANCES D. OAOE. I wish T had a dozen pairs . Of hands tbis very minute: I'd soon putal! these things to rights— Tbe very de'il is in it! Hera's a big washing to be done, One pair of hands to do it, Sheets, shirts end stockings, coats A prints, How will I e're get through it I 1 Dinner to get for six or more, No loaf left o'er from Sunday, Anil baby orosa as he can live- He's always so on Monday! Ahil then the crram ia getting sour, And forthwith must be churning, Anil here's Bob wants • button on— Which way shall I be turning? Ti* time the meat was in the pot, The bread was worked for baking, The clothes were taken from the boil— -0 dear! the baby's waking. Hush, baby dear! the-e, hush sh-ahl 1 wish he'd sleep a little, Till f could run and get some wood To hurry up that kettle. 0 dear! if he should now come home, And find things in this pother, He'd just begin to tell me all About his tidy mother! j How nice her kitchen used to be, Hsr dinner always ready Exactly when the noon-bell rung- Hush! hush! dear little Freddy. And then will come some hnsly word, Right out before I'm thinking— (They say that hasty words from wirea Set sober men to drinking: Now isn't that a grand idea, That men should take to sinning Because a weary, half-sick wife, Can't always smile so WINNINO? When I waa young, 1 nseil to earn My living without trouble, Had clothes and pocket money, too, And hours of leisure double. 1 never dreamed of such a fate, When I. A-LASS! was courted— Wile, mother, nurse seamstress, cook, housekeeper, chambermaid, laundress, dai ry-woman, and scrub generall), doing tbe work of six. For the sake of being supported ! LIVING AND MEANS. The world is full of people who can't ima gine why they don't prosper like their neigh bors, when obstacle is not in banks nor tariffs, in bad publio policy nor hard times, but in their own extravagance and heedless ostentation. The young mechanic or clerk marries and takes a house, which he pro ceeds to furnish twice as expensively as he can afford, and then his wile, instead of ta king hold to help him to earn a livelihood, by doing her own work, must have a hired servant to help her spend his limited earnings. Ten years afterwards, you will find him straggling on under a double load of debts and children, wondering why the luck was always against him, while bis friends regret hi* unhappy destitution of financial ability. Had they from the first been frank and hon est, he need not have beer, so ortlucky. Through every grade of society, this vice of inordinate expenditure insinuates itself— The single man, "hired out" in the country at ten to fifteen dollars per month, who tries to dissolve his ten yeiis' earnings in frolic and fine clothes j the clerk who has three to five hundred dollars, snd melts down twenty to fifty of it into liquor anil cigars, are paral leled by (he young merchant, who fills his spaciohs honse with costly furniture, gives dinners, and drives a fa*t horse on the strength of the profits he expects to realize when his good* are sold and his notes are all paql.— Let a man have a genius for spending, and whether hia income is a dollar a day, or a dollar a minute, it ia equally cenain to prove inadequate. If dinihg, wineing, and parly giving won't help him through with it, boild ing, gaming, and speculating, will be sure to. Tho bottomless pocket will nsver fill, no mat ter how bounteous the stream piohrinq into it. The man who, (being single,) does not save money on six dollars per week, wiil not be apt 10 on sixty ; tnd he who doss not lay up" something his first #ear ol independent exertion, will be pretty likely to wear a poor man's talr to the grave. LOOBINU OUT ton No. L—We recollect hear ing a Dutch friend of out* five a direction to his son, whioh inky be considered a prac tical commentary upon Lord Maaefietd'a dic tum. 'Hen*,' ttfd be; 'go (0 the mill right off. Dora ish no corn meal,' 'Yah.' acid Hans, 'and dere ish no corn sbejled neither.'; , . 'Nein! Veil, den, I tells you. How much corn Schmidt borrows 1 you know ten—fast year sometimes.' ■' 1. 'fell, poqt von bushel,' replied Hank.. 'Yah, so I link 100. Take da mare, Hue, and foil Schmidt you com* for de oorn vat be borrows. And Hens, take a couple of bags mil yon, mine too Hans. Sehmidt have verv short memory,-Hans, and tain't worth vile taking OH buiditl to de mills, Hans.' I'' ■ sesef "i .' ' il tr A brtisforobserved to*teamed broth* or, fa court, that the wearing bf *•*• WM unprofessional. "Right I" responded hie I friend, "a lawyer ottinot hi too bar+faud [Tw® DtlUrs H> Man, NUMBER 45: Meieorolofr fox nmim. Lteu'f. Maury, soma ftw'yesia ago, accom plished a very uselul undertaking when bp so far interested navigators in his plan of me teorologieal observations as to engage them as co-laboratori in the work, by which every vessel opon the ocean was converted into a floating observatory.. The benefits to com merce and navigation bare been remarkably exhibited in the "Wind and Currant Charts," which present the most extended series of tneteorological observations ever undertaken, and by the experience end laws deducible from the facts thus collected, millions of mon ey are believed to be saved annually to com merce and thottsinds of live* to the country. This system it is proposed to extend to the land aa well as the aes, so that farmer* and planters may be as much benefitted by sci entific discovery as the merchant an® mar iner. All that is reqnired is the assistance bf agriculturalist*themselves. He proposes thai the farmers and planters should co-operate ail over the country in a regular and syste matic method of meteorological observations The information so collected aa to the winds, raid, and similar phenomena, ia to be for warded to Washington, and treasures are to be adopted to enlist the agency of the Gov ernment in arranging the facta for publica tion. Nothing conld be more simple than this plan; nonacould be devised which wonld engage a grestet number of Intelligent men in the undertaking, and which conkl be so economically carried into practice. The county agricultural societies overthe country should adopt the suggestion Immediately, tml endeavbr to promote the object. The far mer's interest* are identified with those of commerce, ahd a co-operation of both for scientific objects, mutually instructive and beneficial, is one of the most useful work* in which they can be engaged. Them can be no doubt that the Government will lend its aid to the furtherance of this great work. Lieut. Msury states that such an office as will be required in Washington to carry out the details of this plan ia already in existence.— It was established by Mr. Calhoun when he was Secretary of War, and it ia under the control of the Surgeon General of the army. The meteorological observations that are -1 made at our military posts are diecnsaad and published at this office; and "one of the moat valuable and interesting reports con cerning the meteorology and elimates at the country that have ever appeared is BOW in course of publication there." Lieut-Mau ry, in broaching his plan to a friend, saye: " As for giving the acheme a trial and car rying it into a demonstration jar enough to hn„ what a systematic plan of observation* will do for the advancement of agricultural meteorology, and for the benefit of farmer* and planters, answer for the observa tions, if Government will pledge the means for their discussion and publication. I'll go fuither, and promise that tba observation* fhall be furnished to the Government for such a purpose without cost. Yon know the ma terials for the. 'Wind and Currant Charts' were all furnished gratuitously, and that, without asking Government* for a single cent, we have literally covered the ocean with floating observatories, and converted every ship that tails into t temple of soience. Not only government, but naiUrns and people ham united with me, and are assisting to-car ry out a system of meteorological research for thh sea. As much may be done for tbe • land, if tbe plantar* and farrners of tbe Uni ted Statea will only seeood tbe effort, and tell their Repreeentativee id Congress that they want as much done by the Government for agricuiture aanatary meteorology as it haa firmittsd to be done at Sea for the benefit of commerce and navigation. By the saving of time on the voyage, and tbe leesening of the dangera by the way, (heee interests, it has been computed, both in tMt country ana ia England, have been benefited to tbe extant of millions annually. Some of theae bens, fits have inured also to agriculture, not only by giving an opportunity to Ihe farmer to gas market* beyond the aea oheaper, and ena bling ships to letch and carry for bim at low- I er figures, but by bringing within reach mars keta which before were inaccessible by tee eon of the great length in rims of the voyage." counsels far the Yoasg. Fight hard against a hasty temper. Anget will come, but raaiat it stoutly. A spark wili set a house on firo. A fit of passion may give.you cause to mourn all thedaya of you* life. Never revenge an injury- He that revenges know* no rest— The meek possess a peaceful breast. if you have an enemy, aot kindly towards him, and make him your friend. Yoii may not win him atoqce, but try bim again. Let one itintlnea* be followed by another till yon have com passed your end*. By little end little great thitisa are completed— Water* falling day byt. day,, Wear the hardest rook away. f ;, ——f—.'awer ""Tji'i-.-'i:, , IDLENESS— Young men, beware of idtmmi Accustom the mind to habit* ef regular la bor. Fia the attention upon a course of uee- * fulness to youraalf and other*. Awake within - yourselves an interest for the accomplish- ' men' of a purpose. Cultivate a habit of pa tient endurance. Let it be your desire ■*' secure the approbation of the wise and fMdj J and let your motto be determination, activity and perseverance. , ' .-, r p . ■ - SutMoa*:—Sydney Smith, in mferenc* re ceiiaie persons who, by handling' the most' >' sublime troth* in the dullest language hlKt-'£ the driest manner, eo often set tbtit heame' 1 to sleep, used to ask whether ele was to taken from man it Eve wd* froot AdMß,ty & easting him into e deep slumber*