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NEW SEHIES-VOL. 2
X:: CITY 0P IASCA3TEE?
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VaitrW idrurthie'ri the prlvHeL-u of ranowtitr
tiT"Buti Csrili, not icon. Ilnr 0119 s iunre will
helniortad, fur uibiftrlhorn, at $4,00 per yoar; uoo-
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C '. FROST PICTURES. ' . ,
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VTIisollVa iillanxl1 driven fnrllK ' i t .-
Sauthwaril. DacDdthar drnffahia lev ohlnf.' '
UeirrHr fulr, pk'turea of hla nut if a Aorlk - - ''
,'i.- OulUatrUji iulir puia. '
6o cow polo caitira Marawltli llpa nuxtiorn
, Tlia luuived icIjum aiHiahapas rude outliueathara.
With lUlleaalliiftvr, and a louk fortoru, - . ' . .
j.-. Chiit)iigbialitU 4Mal(Kt '
Ttio fairy frnnianti of some Arctic acana ,. " . j
1 rieo ta uilit; blank waatuauf polurAuoir,
co.ludau boueba, aiwi feathery )iuaa tbat laaa
Over ravinea bulow.
tBInok frrtiaii luket and icy rwnkea Mown Bare, ' '
llrunk lite wlilta aurfaea if Uavraitil pane;
Agd apeuMikeJeuvue, long fena u1 uiuaeoin full
. k Liukatl in llvcr) cl.ain. v, , : :t-.: "
Draw mo, I pray laeo, by tlila alciidcr Uiread; "f$.
- Paiicy tUua aitreeruaa, beiidinir vialuu wrought-'
OVr that ilnu well pdrpat'uully led
By lu J clounjiriiigj of llioinjhtl
..N.irltiwaril Hum, a.iJ trend tlioae droary atramla,
i J.uki w'liare tUe wild fowl brawl, toe awuu abldea,
.HitocKS whore Ilia white fox burrow ing iu the auutla
X v ll.irk to the (LrtMiinff tidea.' .- ' ....
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And ua where, drlftti-.g on trait of Ice, -
('iu li'i.b iur roar her youti, and i-liET ao high
The rtarlc-wiiitf'o: birds thut emulate thulriu)i,
Jt oh tli rough liiu palp blu,akyw.
T!itre ull iilelil!ufcg.'wlthfurMIerinc taya, '
L And i.lklii(liailui, tli n-d Auroru't glow, "
Vruiu tli u ktien bouven, tucek auna with puilid blaze
Lit'lil uj the Arctic (now.' ' " .
ti iU j ia'3, 1 pray,ulonK theao wares roniate,
( t'liul dec'p unftiariled from Ita prtintil ret;
hiiii urruul (all, the flshcr'e lono light boM, ,
Ho tli wull-llke on Ita broaatl '. "
luiad mo, I pray, where aoror ahullip keol
' Brcuk.tliotlull ripplt'atlrobbiiiiiolhi'irDrea,
Wjr.'ta the matld clacier witKhia armed heel
bpara the retiiiing waves! ,
l'.ilut mo, I pray, the phantom hoata that hold , . '
CeloitiiilJourna licit Iho iniiliiiiflit calla,
Oti airy atecdK, w ilh lancea bright and bold,
'8toVihiiighor-ancloiithallal ' ; '' '
Vet, while 1 look the. magic pliiiirea fade! .
Molia the brlxlit trnrery from tlie fronted pane; '.
I roiM, vaK-s, and rlilTa, Ui aiarklliigauoa urruy'd,
' - DUsiilve iu ailvury ruin.,
Wlilnut. the day'a pale. glorlct alnk and awoll;
tivcrythu black rUa of yon. w ooded'hoijrlit '
The" (nntu's thih ereactfiit, likua alrauded (boll,
Left ou tb) ehorua of uight. . - j '
llrk!wnw tlx north wind, with a hatty hand
Hauling iny. onaemotit, framea hla myattc rhyme,
ilouHe thee, rude tiiinalrel chanling-thro the land
'fuucaufilw oldon. tline.
T'.iriE-'a AT HIS WOUD,
' ' ' ''' on , , ' '.,'"' '',,'"
THE DOUBLE BRIDAL.
' A few j esrs ng6l niRdepneof ttie seven,-'('-niii'
ptiMcrigLM't on board tlia fast summ
er Emily Bill' ton, bound up tlie Tonncssfe.
A pleasant, iatclligont, go-ahead captain, a
good steward, and a social rebued compa
ny,, rntde Ue trip. one.of plea(trtf indeed,
s lontf shall I -remeraltBr the saucy" Emily
Kartori "and her superb living fiyigliU.-
One lovely afu.rtvooii itwii8 whispered that
we were to Imvp a-, wedding before the
boat rettohed her destination, said whimper
Ktai ting first and low near the stern some-'whcre-iii
tha ' viciniiy of the ' Indies' cabin
iiid speedily mating its way-to"tlio hall,:
tht? boiler' deck. ."and even.' to the : main:
like . th; 'snow baH '' do-wn'' tlie moualuin.l
leathering size, form, and momcut'ura.as it
'rolled ' forward, ';ntil Urn principals' Inthtj
interesting scone were not only minted out'
but the parson sonie.ecraps of jio history
of each, fiction, fact and surmise, all hash
ed up ingeniously, leaving you in the half
pleasant half painful suspense and dontyt
that opens the eyes so wide and strains the
,dru,m of the ear so tight .to all transpiring
around you. , Well we landed to wood at
a 'magnificent bcecli bottom the tall hct vily J
oaved trees with their silver gray trunks
, making a deep cool shade',' wliile they, with
their grassy green bank . that, boro them,
"we're imaged 111 the 'glassy river, so clear,
o . true, that inversion only, painted the;
false from the real, cutting this.-- charming
spot m twain came a murmuring crystal
Kprlng brook, 'scarce four spans wide', to
los3 itself in tb mass of Tennessee waters',
they in turn to be alike lost in the boundless
,ea ' . .; .;:;:;.';;';;-'
' . No sooner was the -staging out than
fbere .emerged from the ladies' cabin a fine
manly looking fellow; dressed in faultless
taster ;intelleut beaming in every 'feature,
while over bis face perfect happiness shone
Vike phosphorus on tha sea, leaning on his
arm was the most lovcable Womatf ithas
ever been my lot to behold, her-, line hniel
' eyes, (telj tales; as tliey5were) speaking
deep emotion1, and lief eipressive lip.quiv
ering with suppressed eitcitomont, while
her dress, -step, - and grace - was that 0 a
:queen..i',;,There they axel' '. "That's Her!'
Oh how handsome! , .burst from many a
3If)t as , we instinctively made -way to let
-them pass to the altar, and where that was
-we had about as blear an idea as a trans
'cendentalist generally has of what he is
talking about: ' But one thing we all seem
cT to snow,' that there was fun ahead, and
to follow .in their wake was the way to see
it. As the ladies passed, . a gallant arm
was oiEared to each and thus we marched
out of the cabin, ; and up the sloping bauk.
Soine fifty yards up the brook the pair
stopped, and joined hands they stood with
the clear wa'sr between them bridged it
was by the twining fingers and crossed by
a stream of love i? pure as itself. . All was
silent still until bi'fken hy the minister,
reading' in an impressive manner, ''And of
the rib which the Lord God had token
from man made, he a woman and brought
her to the man. And Adam said this is
now bone of mv bone aud flesh of my flesh,
she shall be callud woman because t7?e was
taken out of man. Therefore shall a rrjon
leave his falherand his mother and cleave
unto his wife, and 'they shall be one flesh.
He closed ' the book and offered a most
touching and beautiful prayer; not a heart
but seemed to feel that earnest appeal to
the tkrone of grace. Then asking the us
ual questions, he- -prononnced them hus
band and wife.-. - The bride slowly sinking;
on her knees raised her beautiful face, nil
covered with tears, and her clasped hands.
and in the . imost touchingly sweet voice,
tremulous wilndeep ouiotion said 'And
now, oh, meiciful lather,1 giant that our
two lives thus united miy peacefully flow
in oue.'even as this rivulet, until, we.reauh
the' river of deaths and undivided in faith
and conduct, be permitted to tnioy Thine
eternal smiles in the land of the pure and
tnc blessed.' Hivery pulse seemed stilled,
hoping, wishing for more of this beautiful
d rauia. Not a word, not a movement from
nil that throng, 'all, all was. happiness.
Oh, lovely panorama, how tb6u art graven
on this heart! ' The happy man was iii (he
actof imprinting a kiss ujion tho Smiling
lips' of liU magnificent bride, when the
clear (ones of a manly voice startled all
Irom their pleasing, reverie; universal irazc
rested on a handsome,' fall Tennesst au,
whoso eagle eye spoke the mnn a fit rep
resentative of a Stato where sleeps a Jack
son. - .'. tr
'I can't! stand this any longer, I enn't
b -Pardon,' ladies, paidoii; I have a
proposition to make on tlie good -faith of a
man who never lies or tnues. 1 roust
make it or tlie so here goes. Now I will
marry on this spot any lady that has .(lie
nerve to face such music;;' look at me and
if you can love me as she loves , (pointing
to the bride) I'll promise to be a husband
to you, such a husband . as sho deserves,
and such a husband as a true hearted mau
will make to the woman who. comes tremb
ling under his wing. I further-say that
no spot or sluiiiie attaches to my name nOr
ever shall; strid tins arm will 'support and
protect the one who can trust me. 'Who II
take mi'! mid ins eves- ran slowly - and
steadily 'over the crowd of hundsuuia wo-
men around 'him, his earnest manner and
iiotuI speech had aroused an iuteuse- feel
ing; all was surprised una deep sympstliy
with tlie feailess excited r orator,-when,, to
the astonishment slid delight of cverv One,
aiiiwu-like, blue-eyed, girl, from the.flow-
ery banks ' Of the Alabama, stepped to Ins
side, ond looked confidently up lohiseyea,
with h,er ,hand on Ins aim, said 'I am
thine!' - By this time his urm wa Around
hor waist, and parting her curls (black as
the raver. 8 wiiig at midnight) looking
steadfastly iu her face for a moment, and
Signed the contract with a kiss that all
the married ladies afterwards pronounced
of the genuine .sort perfect, satisfactory.
Uniting Ins Hustling eyes with triumphant
prqssiou from the pleasant job just men
med, he said '"VYLero is the parson?' r
send him right Aero on this spot we'll be
made' one,. I never let such luck as this
pass me by waiting n minute, so 'go ahead,'
and on that spot where they Cist met were
they solemnly united forever When the
words 'what Clod has joined let no man
putnsunder.' died away, a shout. . went up
that awoke thc jsclioes tor miles; every
hand was Extended, to. Uio happy, lucky,
vontureome fellow, and every lady in that
crowd pressed the lip .of his trusting and
handsome wife, (for a moment I wished I
"Were , her, but 1 '. instantly recovered mv
solf-possessiou and thrust the weakness
from me; women kissing each other always
seemed a waste uf sweetness to me,', but
they know best) laughing, shouting happy,
wo returned on board. . Our generous cap
tain sat a splendid supper: the clerk, made
out two certificates they Were signed by
the ' parson and . Boverity-lour witnesses
(five more made nine, you knovv men arid
women all told ) every body 6igned.
Then we danced, we luughod, we made
children of. ourselves -yeB I urn. afraid we
mad fools of .ourselves. Be that as it
may, when. the watch changed at. the
noon of night tho bluffs on the dark shores
of the river returned Only an unbroken
echo of the hoarse coughing of tho Emily
Barton'o engines,, for we slept, and our
dreams vainly tried to vie with the lovely
TeaUty"..pf.'the' evening.'''', ' , . i
As I WTpte 1 often thought of your
Ntrw- Correspondent.' Would that she
had been there; how her true woman's
heart would have1 we'nt but ih deep sympa
thy towards, Jhe.rlbying,, '.daring, trusting
ones: and how her enlarged , and libera)
soul could revel in such an example of
earnest and true feeling;' .She-, could un
derstand the heart's workings, that cast
off all CoTiyentibnai tramrneTs'.and darei
procure happiness at, the expense of the
Usual 'nd 'oftentimes"' silly restraints
thrown .around woman," But don't tel
her, for she 'says 'she bn get ;- mad,' and
although ai thousand wiles separate ns,
and in all human nrobrtbilitv we mav never
ineeiy yet L would not arrouse the anger
of'obe who) is far . above and .beyond ber
day and sex in all that makes a true
LANCASTER, 0HW THUpAY ;MOKNING; ; MAKCH 8 1855 1
From Indu and its Inhabitant. , '
: X C1IAPTEB ON MOXltEVS.
. . During the fruit seasons, I was . much
annoyed by monkeys;' a whole, tribe of, the
species, called ring-tailed, came in from
the jungW'S,and devoured all the fruit they
could seize. When, erect, ' they were as
high as a common-sized man; and the ii-
cility which tlrey dit-played was truly as
tonishing. Behind my premises there was a
Jong building formerly used as. a rope walk?
the flat roof of which was their favorite
place of resort to gambol and ; chatter,
VVhen a European approached the' spot.
they would instantly ascend to . tho top of
some ajmond trees in their vicinity; but if
a native came quite near to them.tliey took
no more notice of him than if ; he had been
one of their own species. ; " , ;' ,
One of theso monkeys bocamo quite fa
miliar with the shopkeepers in the bazaar,
and would help himself plentifully to rice,
fruits, (Sic. I was much amused, one day,
to hear a sweetmeat merchant thus expos
tulate with him: "My brother, you know
lama poor man; do not take my sweet
meat bulls; take them from other shops:
there is a rich man, over Oie - Vvay; bo. has
plenty of rupees; go to him. Nay, nay,
brother, that is too bad," (the monkey
having just crammed a great ball of sweet
meat into his jaws;) "1 cannot ..afford so
much: indeed, my brother, I cannot."
And the poor shopkeeper, apparently very
much against his inclination, used a bam
boo to guard his property. The samo an
imal played me' a trick' soon after, that
might have proved of serious cousequenco.
I was riding through the bazaar on horse
back,' when ho caught hold of my horse's
tail, and began to pull first to one side and
then to the other. ,1 had no whip, -and he
was along armd, powerful creature: the
hore struck at him, but he maintained his
hold without .being kicked;, and iu this
manner we proceeded a considerable dis
tance, the horse becoming more violent in
his kicking and rearing, and the monkey
more active in liis pulling, until my syce,
having procured a bamboo, nssaild the en-,
cmy in the' rear, when be took rcfugo on
the roof ofa bonyan's shop. I have seen
these monkeys seize the sacred ox by tho
tail, and give it a sudden and powerful
twist, when he would run off at a full gal
lop, roaring with pain and fright.-. V
' A friend, whose premises adjoined mine,
had a litter of pigs in a sty raised upjii
posts, to' secure it from the attacks of jack
als and foxes,-but it was not outof the
reach of monkeys; Ilearingaii unusually
loud and uproarious commotion in' this ele
vated habitation of little gruutcrs, we hast
ened to ascertain the cause, and found that
a monkey had seated himself usti ide the
mother, and with one of , hor ettrs firmly
grasped in each hand, was riding . iu fine
style around the sty. The servants shoiit
ed, and he mnde his rotreat, but not with
out taking wiih him one of the offspring
of his nag. Holding it by the hind legs,
he mounted 'to 'the top of a tall cocou-nut
tree, and then very deliberately placed his
M roUnd and roundias mUsio-grin
turn the handle of tho hand organ; an
every tUrn this living instrument of m
prisoner uuder his arm, and -began to turn
T. . -i - i ... j j . : t
sent forth loud and piercing .notes; which
were responded to in various tones t from
the sty, , The servants began, to pelt him
with stonos,which caused him to leap from
tree to treojbut finding himself embarrass;
ed by the weight hecarriedrhe threw the
pig into the air,and as it fell fifty or sixty
feet, it was instaHlly killed. ' ; '
, These monkeys become so , audacious
that it was unsafe1 to leave anv .tlnng por
table about the premises. A very large
dog.belonging to a gentleman in the neigh
borhood, used occasionally to give chaso
to any of them that he found alone at a dis
tance from the trees; but one day, as , he
was running after a small one that came
down to the river sidc.3 large ones left the
tree to attack him. First one and then an
other would lay hold of his tail, and swing
him around, then, grasping his neck, bite
lnnears; and id consequence of the great
length of their arms, it was in vain that ho.
attempted to retaliate.- . Uuo ot , them at
length grasped his throat so tightly thatin
a short time, he would havo been killed,
had I not gone to ' his' rescue., Taking a
gun jn my hand; I went toward the' scene
of action, and id a moment' the monkeys
were tar enough away; but the poor dos
was so terribly bitten that for manv days
uappcarea improDaoio mat ue, would ie-
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cover; and when able to' run about., again,
we never could Induce him to chase amon-
One morning, a little boy, about eight
years of ago, was goiug to school wi th a
bunch of plantains in his hand, to be eaten
at tiffin: theso did not escape the watchful
eve or a large moKoy.perchpd upon an al
mond tree near, the road.'. Making a rapid
though circuitous movement' to gain- the
rcar.Jacko soon came, up with the object
of his pursuit, and jumping between the
bearer and the boy, he put his'- long arms
around the child's neck, .and seized the
plantains.t The bearer screamed, and fled
to a distance; but the child, though terribly
alarmed, maintained his rights manfully for
n considerable time, fjlinging to his plan
tains with all his might: butJacko was not
to be disappointed; giving the boy a blow
on, the head, he knocked hint down, and
bore ou the plantains in triumph, u
, .. The propensity of the monkey to retain
wriabAtrnr h - o-rftHns isOftfln takfln ftrfvftn
azesof Uxoapture. Two larca bunobes of
plantains are put into two narrow-necked
jars, and placed where they will attract his
attentiotw-Iia eagerly seizes the plantains
but soon finds that he cannot, extricate bis
hand, yet will uot lei q his hold, and will
endeavor to make Tn 'escape witb tlio jir
and their'contents,' but at a very slow pace,
as, both his' hands being thus secured, he
is oblignd to shuffle' along in an erect pos
ture, i. When pursued, h wilimill main
tain hia hold,; screaming,- grinning,, and
chattering until ha is secured hy throwing
a noose verbis head.;" v : " ,;i '.
.' In the course of a journey on the (ran
ges, my boat stopped for tlie night in the
vicinity of Nuddea.and I happened to stroll
into a bamboo tope, or jungle. I' had not
proceeded far before I heard 'a ' great up
roar around me; and as I looked up, I saw
a great multitude of large monkeys ad
vancing toward me from - every direction.
Some Jeapcd upon the ground before me,
others swung by the bamboos over my
head, and many closed up' tho path in the
rear. Several of the females . had their
young clinging to them; hut this did not
sjem to. render them less agile than ' the
others.-1 A few7 of the largest, and appa
rently the oldestrohattered together a mo
ment, and then tho whole tribo responded,
and advanced towards me. What to, do
1 knewTJOt: however I hallooed as loud as
I could, to make my people hear, ' ind the
monkeys retreated a few paces, This en-
counted mo to persevere; but I perceiv
ed that, when I began to retreat, they clos
ed upon me again, without being at all af-
tected by my noise. Unce more X stood
still, and gave a trenienduons shout, when
back they went again. I gained at least
twenty yards at that time, before Ihev ' re-
turrtod; and just as I was about to 'com
mence another shout, 1 saw a decrepit old
woman hobbling through the midst of
them. They appeared to be very familiar
with hor, aad she took several by tho paw
as she passed them; As soon as she had
approached near enough tomo lobe heard
she poured out a torrent of abuse against
me for dislucbing the sacred animals in
their retirement, and mentioned me, with
almost frantic josturcs, to depart quickly,
her tongue never ceasing till I was quite
outof hearing. I was not long iu com
plying, as tho monkeys, seemed implicitly
to opey her, and cleared tlie path by which
I could retreat.' In returning to the boat,
I met my servant, who said that he was
coming to tell me, not to disturb (Lemonk
i cs in tlie bam boo grove, for it belonged to
Iluneman. The ' people throughout the
country worshipped them, and brought
them, offerings of rice and sweatmeats,
and the old woman was employed to feed
tli i m. :' '. -.'' -.
A Woito to Yoi'ixj " . Men. Wishing
and sighing, und imnginiii": and dreaming
of gr'oatness,'said William Wirt, will not
make you great. Cut cannot a young
man' command ins cnerjiesT Head i oster
on Decision of Character. ' That book will
tell you what lain your' power to accom
plish; Yournust gird up your loins aud
go to work with all the indomitable energy
of Ilannibal scaling the Alp?. It Is your
duty to make thu most of lime, talents and
AHred,,A.ingr ot linjfrand, .thougn he
performed more business than any one of
his subjects, found time to stud)'.
franklin, in the midst of Ins labors,
had tithe ,to dive into the depths of philo
sophy, and explore an untrodden path of
science. , ,
' Fredrick tho Great, with an Empire at
his direction; in tlie midst of war, and on
tlie eve of battle', found time to revel in the
charms' of philosophy, and on the luxuries
of science. . '.
. Napoleon, with Europeat his disposal,
with Kings at' his ante-chamber, and" at
the head of thousands of men, whoso desti
nies weTO suspended on his arbitrary pleas-
ure, found, time to couverso with books
.And vounff men who are. confiued to
liboT or business even twelve hours a day,
may take an hour and a half of what is left
forsttidy; which will amount to two months
in the course of a year. , ...
A Woro to Parents. It scorns a hard
Arid cruel thing and it ' a hard arid cru-J
el thing to make the affections of a child
the moans of punishment for slight juven
ile offences. A Inond relates the louow-
ing occurrence as evidence to the point;
A little ffirl who,' although an atiection-
ate little creature as ever lived, was very
volatile and light-hearted, and could not al
ways remember to mind her mother. .-At the
close of a dar in the early part pf Jhe pres
ent winter, she had in .some - ti fling com
mand disobeyod her mother going mto
tho Street to play with one" of her little
companions; when she came in, and was
prepared to go to bed, she' came to her
mother for her nightly kisa. , ,, -.; . , . . ;
"I cannot kiss you to-night, Mary,"
saTd the mother, "you have been ft very
naughty'' llttlo girl and tiave - disoboyed
me ;.:.: cannot kiss you to-night.". -,'The
little girl, her face.streaming with
tears,' again bwgged hor mother to kiss her,
but she wa9 a strong mindo'd woman, and
was inexorable. ; -': ' ".'
It was a sad lesson she learned; for on
that very' night that child, died of tho
crotip.' ' She had asked her mother; the last
thing ashe went up to het littlo bed, if
she would kiss her in the morning, but in
the morning her lips woro cold. . . . ,'
arPolitics and charity are seldom ,eo
existentj and it is ,rather a singular fact,
that among' the varieties of parties Chat have
tuled in Massaohusetta withift the last tea
years, none have been found to wipe- from
their statute books the disgraceful law of
imprisonment tor debt.
I Oo the openiogf early ! spring, a Urge
proportion oi our. rattier ant-parucuiarly
interested in any pUio, aimphr diroctions
as io ine best manner or setting out trees,
and especially ao, where in that way, eonw
moo and fatal errors: are easily avoided.
ije us ine reioro suggest. , ,
, .1. - Do not set them too deep-. . This is
the secret of the grand d isco very of the great
kw of. regeLition, for which Itusscl Corn
stock asked the small sum of one hundred
and fifty thousand dollars, vir: ,i . r ,
"I bat tho 'Seat of life in a tree or plant
is just at the poiut where the earth should
cease to cover the foot of tha tree. If cov
ered .deeper; it strangled the tree at said
seat of life or forced it into sending forth
suckers, which stifled all .healthy progress
in the tree." . . . . . . :
. Now, the discovery, is not a new one,
that trees must nut be too deeply planted;
certainly no - deeper than ,'tliey .were when
growing iu the", earth previously. With
out doubt thousands of dollars -worth - of
trees lira annually lost to our; countiy hy
this simple error.' - ;, .., ; , ,
, 2. .Put nothing. but pure., and: finely
pulverized earth roupd the roots. Many
persons are told their land wants manure,
ashes, kcv aud not having time to, manure
and ash their whole field, they as a substi
tute put these substances into the hole for
the tree, and mingle it, in the earth with
which they cover - the roots. This , is all
wrong. The . soil may need manure and
ashes, but these should be . composted in
the soil before allowed to come in contact
with the fibrous rooti of the young trees,
3. Mulch the tree well after setting out.
Mulching consists in placing the manure
be it hew or. old leaves.. Ian-Lark or
whatever is used, loosely on the surface of
the ground for u considerable space around
the tree. On no aecouut mix it with the
soil in transplanting.' ' " "
4. The first step, and most important
in preparing for a fruit yard; is thorough
ly to drain the soil.: The tree cannot be
healthy and vigorous witbout this.-
5 Take care of the tree after setting it
out. Many persons do not bestow as much
labor on a tree, which ought in ten years
to yield an income of ten dollars per an
num, as they do on a half dozen hills, of
potatoes. They do uot seem to be aware
how great' the difference is. between the
quantity and quality of fruit on a kind
ly trenied, well-fed tree, and that of one
half: starved and dwarfed. ' Let it-be al
ways remembered, that whatever is 'worth
doing at all, it is always worth doing well.
Ann. Agriculturalist. '
Chau actek of Dantox. His person and
his eloquence 'were n keeping with his
mind nnd character. We figure him. al
ways after the pattorn of. Bethlehem Ga
bor,,.RS Godwin describes him: his. stat
ure gigantic, his hair a dead black, a fnee
in which sagacity and fury struggle, for
the inastory a voice of thunder. Jlis'mere
figure might-have saved tlie -uttertmce of
his watchword "We must put enemies
in fear." His face WH3 itself. a .-'jReign of
Terror.". ..His eloquence was not of the
intellectual,, nor of the rhetorical "cost. It
was not labored with care,, nor .moulded
by art. It was the full, gushing utterance
of a mind seeing the real merits or the case
in a clave of vision, and announcing them
in a tone of absolute assurance. Hi! diJ not
indulge in long arguments orela'oorate def
lations. IIis speeches were Cyclopean
cries, st the sight of the breaking, like the
sun, on his mind. Each speech was a pe
roration.' His imagination was fertile.rug-
ged and grand. Terrible truth was sheath
ed in terrible figure. Each thought leaped
into light, ike Minerva, armed with brist
ling imagery. Danton was, a true poet,
and some of his sentences are the strong
est and most characteristic utterances a
mid all tho wild eloquence ,the revolution
produced." His curses nre of the" Street,
not of Paris, but of Pandemonium! his
blasphemies were sublime as those heard
in the trance of bicihan seer, belched up
from fallen , giants through the smoke of
Etna, or like, those which made the "ourn-
in mail " and tho "fiery gulf quake and
recoil in fear.. Such an extraordinary be
ing was uanton. inere was no oeau y
about him, but there were the power and
the dreadful brilliance, the rapid rise and
rapid subsidence of an Oriental tempest,-
UtlJUan. -.' - '
' "' Cul)peratioa of the Wife. "'.. "'
No man ever prospered in the world
without the co-ODeration of his wife. "If
she unites in mutual endeavors, or re wards
hia labors with an endearing smile, with
what confidence will he resort to his mer
chandize or farm, fly over laandi, sad up
oaieas, meet difficulties and encounter
dangers, if he knows he is not spending his
strength in vain, but thut his labor will be
rewarded hy the sweets ot- home.- nonci
tude and disappointment Btiter the history
of every man's life; and he is hut half pro
vided for his voyage who find but -an as
gaciate for happy hours, for whom.-for
months of darkness nd distress no sympa
thising' partner is provided.-", ;., . -
i OsidJfS'-It is perhaps not generally
known that the onion is one of the most
nutrkious "ofTrobts," containing. . when
dried, from twenty-fivb'to thirty per "cent,
of glutehj Iisa great- staple .of life In
Spain. anwV Portugal kOnjoos -are, pot" a
Velish merely, to, the Spaniard. Cor tbJ
sustain" 'his strength' "an ,M teyo"1
what their bulk would suggwtlofhe
mount of nourishment which his simple
i'.t..'. ' ' "I ' r 1 '.
e '' Papplaig' I he QnesiloH.
Tka Kuleksrboekerkhi offedmlreWy In the follew.
u.i, u,d kM .r.
, Taeloter'a'Wwkea'aaa Uaa of Um IneoaeUve are
oot adratiflcalfy pat as: .
. ' By tbowe eheeka of lovely hue;
Br thoea eyaa of deupeat blue.
Which tby very aoal looka through.
'' ' Arf, foraootb, thoae elear blM eyaa
Were portal. Into Varadua;
- By that alabaalar brow.
By that head aa white taeeow,
, . ., ity thatprowd.augellcforaa; .
. Hy that roeuded. ciaaaie arm;
1 ' . By thoaw lockaof raveahalr;
Br tho vermeil llpa, 1 awaar;- J
' By the ocan. by tha air; -
' By lhallirMniaa,ai4 Ue tanadar; -,. ,
- . By all tlilnca oo earth aud aoder;
": ' By the electric telegraph;
' a.y future -fretler-batl;' - . ;
til our vaapre, by our dreama;
' i .by oor autljou aad Te Deowa;
. .. . iy yoaug Cup d, by aay Siuae; '
' ' fay wtutuvdr elv yoa choose;
s, I aw war by alt ereaUoo,
aud Liia audi .-aa-Yaskae Latloa"
' laat .
-. i : : , . . - .- .- .
. Whittle end atopa.l
S05tt OF TUB SEAWEEO.
1 am bora la crystal bower,
Where the despot hath bo power -;
Te trail and turn the way rem, . '
Or trample dowa the fair aea-&wer.
' l(rb born where humao (kill '
Caauot bead ate to Ita will,
one cm delve aboat say root,
And Durae aae foraiy bl.wus aud-frull.
'. lam left to spread and grow1
la my rifted bed below, - .
'Till I break my deoder hold, -
As the porpoise turaUcth e'er me, .
And oa I go now birh--oow low
Witb the ocean world below me .
Pios ;Ast ' Cugaatts. The inveterate
joker. The Journal of Commerce, is re
sponsible for the following story; j
On ihauksgivingatteriioon we went to
see an old getrtltunan, Uncle S , who
lived on Long Island, on his farm near
LSrooUin; Mr. S. is from Germany, and
has been for some years a 6troug Temper
ance man, although, brought up with an
ardent appreciation of the virtue of grape
"Uncle' said we, ns we drank a tank
ard of cider while partaking at his bounti
ful table,"how came you to relinquish the
use of wine?" .. . ., ..
"Well," responded the hale old gentle
man, unbuttoning, his vest to make
VCSI 10 make rOOm
for the third plate of. turkey to which he !
had helped himself, "I tell you deu. hen
1 first came from Jarmany, we moved
Louchaster - county, I euusyjvania, and
dere was no wiue; so every year, wo make
a barret ot cberry bounce, una we all gets
trunk on uvery fjaiurjay eiening. iNexn
Snpring, when der bounce was all drinked
up, 1 gee Is der cherries to der Logs, uej
eoncequenre; was do liogs gits shoost so
drunk as a lotof bcepls.
"By and by, bogs gets sober agmn, and , better the world is to set the world to work
I tiii-s 'em mil another mess. . Der hogs ; together. Every useful invention lias been
was very hungry, ami came runnin' up . toj carried out and perfected by the co opera
dor trough squealin'like der tuyful; denj tion of many minds, or by the. successive
dey shli'-k in der shnouts, and shmack der , applications of varied genius to the same
chops till day got a taste ol der cherries; ! object, age after age. The mechanic must
and deli dey all run rouud der yard ru it aid the philosopher, or he must . stand
der tongues wide open, nnd der mouths still in his demonstrations: and the philos
hnngin'. out, nnd rub der ground agin der! opher must aid tha mechanic, or he will
noses to take away djrtesh. HogscoulJn't work and woik without wisdom. The as
slitanil it, llo how make dem orful sick. trouomer needs the telescope, and the
"Old dad said, 'neffer give it up dat way' ( chemist his material and apparatus.. Tha
sj nexht weeks I geefs der hogs anoder sciences hang on the arts, aud the arts oo
mess of der cherries, and when I comes the sciences. But without the ; philoso
rait der bucket to feed 'cm right away dey ' phy from Heaven, neither art nor science
see somcthiug wrong. ' Up dey all walksi would look off the earth, and industry
slowly to der feed; and when dey shmelt would die a natural death and rise no morej
der cherries, all turned right round mit for religion alone is the living spirit of
der hind .quarters to der trough! . J human sociality and power. '
,' "Lver sin c dat time, my poy, - wnen
der prandv subject comes up, I ' shoost ' " " ul . vyt D,u"
ri.1.1 about face, and has nothing to do wasting away into the nightfall of age and
9 j ,. .. - the shadow of the past years grow deeper
w rt. J .i i .a-... A l'. 5 m 'and deeper; and life wears to its close, it is
We felt as though W-e had herad an im- , " A . , , t
press!, temperance lecture, and congrat- 1' to of thronh h r'sla off
ulLdrntrselvesthatUncleSJiadstrength-;1'' pon die aorrowt an3 felicities of
encd the conviction that temperance is bet-1 our earlier years.. If we.haye a home to
j i ' - i sheleter, and hearts to rejoice w:th us, ahd
ter than indulgence. . . . . . friendg haye gatiiert.d mtheraround
War Po Teeth Decat. All the thee- our firesides, then the rough places of our
ries that tims and again have been advanc wayfaring will have been worn and smooth
el in answer to this inquiry, have long ed away, in the twilight of life, while the
since vanislied before the Irue doctrine of sunny spots we have passed through, will
tho action ofexlernal corrosive agents. The grow brighter and more beautiful. Hap
great and all powerful destroyer of the py in deed, are they whose . intercourse
human teeth is aei J, vegetable or mineral with the world has no. chsnged the tone of
and it matters not whether that ., acid is their holier feeling, or broken those musi
formed in the mouth by the decomposition . cal chords of the heart, whose vibration
of particles of food left between and around ' are so melodious, so tender and touching
the teeth, or whether it is applied directly in the evening of age. ' s
to the organs themselves: tbe result is the : Adv1ck to Mothers. Do all in your
same the enamel is dissolved, corroded jj0Wer t0 teacn your children stlf-governJ
and the tooth dstroyed. . Much, very , menL- if child is passionate, teach hint
much of the decay in the teeth may heat-j j,--, means, to curb his tempr . If
trihuted to the corrosive effects of ascetic Jie ig teedji cultivate liberality in htm;'
acid, which is notonly in common use as ; j,he ig tuyt fharm him out of it by en
a condiment in the form of vinegar, but it conrao.nT frank good humor. If he is ins
is generated by the decay and decoropo- 0enit aeCOstom himtoexertionandtraint
si ion of any and every variety of veget-; m goas to peTf0rm even onorous duties
able matter. When wo consider how very ... aiacritv. - If pride comes in to make"
few persons, comparatively, cake especial
care to remove every panicle of food from
between and around thoir teeth immediate
ly after eating, can we wonder that dis
eased teeth areso common, and that their
early loss is so frequently deplored.
Practical Dentixt. . .
' Tka rrm.riarted and benevolent man-
finds all nature smiling rround him: or, if
no chance to meet with -misery and suffer ,
sees'iorttf fo' be dissitftfied, rtears to berdi
pleased. r - 3 w -'''- -' i
jtyBy suffering we may avoiu iinnin.
ing, me synp.iv . , . areo d.OT pleasant rememorau
with pleasant influem:e .. on his own mind h tbe7 .
and pVoves ffieieut.Tew.Md tells'us'thai to writ a'goo4
toseandurlyv or supenilious mind, wan-l .wil.. ,
k. ha 1 AViaalt IA It TRRCD
but by iinning we eaunot '-- etn.;briBntne,
.V.' I J
,. v., .-ifj,
1 ; 1.; . : . i- w - '-I'.
- . . 1 , 1. 1
: ticvr-ccymoc -
It seems to in tb-t all times are"
ad .e(J f, hTlla, rrj UiBt if we rrow
wiu, aa vin -u g .- m -j tHty
jlifemustbe the happiest of all, ' Every
stage of life is but the preparations for the
next one. It is the ireasure house jn which
are collected alt the pleasures that ' are to
make the future time happy. The child
has indeed few troubles, but they are great
to him as larger ones prove to his parents.
I asked a friend once, speaking' of the hap
py, cloudless days of hi childhood, if he
would like to be always a .'child? He
stopped for a moment,-and then said no.
I think he was right. There is progress
in everything $n" our means of happiiiiu,
and tn onr capacity for enjoyment. Then
let us look back upon the time-wrinkled
face of the past only with feelings of re
gret. Give me the present glowing and
full of life, and the future glorious with its
bright visions. I would rather look for
ward than look back; - rather spend the
golden hours in working out present hap
piness, than in vain regrets for the past.
It is but the helm witb which to steer "her
onward'eohrse. It is the steep and rug
ged mountain up which lies our way. It
is not genius nor fortune that paves-' the
way to eminence, but earnestness.self con
trol, wisdom. These are in our handclet
us see them, and when at tlie sunset of life,
we turn to look back on our path, and we
see it stretching far down before us peace
fully, happily, we may lay ourselves dowa
What u "Liu Tsa?" A. vast amount
of stuff, which the knowing-ones among
the Chinese call "lie tea," a vast quantity
of which is used both in Europe and Amer
ica, is made thut, according to an account
furnished by John Lindley, F." It. S-, Pro
fessor of Botany in the Uuiversity College,
London: "The Chinese take a tub, into
which they put a quantity of sand, and sim
ilar substances, pounded leaves, vegetable
dust or anything containing vegetable mat
ter, with some gypum; this they sprinkle
with rice-water. The rice-water being of
a glutinous nature, collects the composition
into balls, which hold together, and by de
grees, by dextrous manipulation, the tub
full of this fraudulent material acquires
the form of myriads of globules.' In the
.-t-.U 1.,r.i.U era onr!
blatned bliU.k iead, and then t;DCt.
ured Wllh a of ri-m
tc-:bluesnd ciiromate ot lead. a,s to te.
.t, : - i 1 . s i,,
Mtviv in iiviib ava s u isv uiau sua a
ure." This information may be of special
ineret to of !e !adr u-a-drinkers iu
;tlie Uniled S-Mes 0f America. '
. . :
-. itd? industry is essentially social. J
man can improve .either himself or his
neighbor without neighborly help, and te
-i 1 . i , r . .i .1 , ..
obedience reluchiut, subdue him.eitberby
counselor discipline, in enon, givey
your children the habitof overcoming their
besetting sins. '- - .' v"
Men, in the health and vigor . of , their,
age, should endeavor to fill their lives with,
wurlinT. with travel, with the bestconver
sation, and the worthiest of actions eithee
in public or private stations; mat iney may
have something agreeable felt to feed on
immo, writt vnumoan tosayrand finiah
without knowing what yc,have sajd.;
DouU itstraotlon are on earth tho
of truth m BtsTen, - ,
rr ft j r
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