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?y llio new school law, Township Boards
of Education are invested with power to
determine the text books which shall boused
in the schools of their respective townships.
The reasons for this provision are ovious.
In a school in which there are a multipli
city of text books upon the same subject,
the classes become ulinost or quite as numer
ous as the pupils, and hence the teacher can
not get time to discuss, illustrate or enforce
anything. His time and energies are fritter
ed away in hurrying from one. class to an
other, doing nothing as it ought to be done,
hut everything in a hasty and unsatisfactory
manner. He can hear the children " say
Ihcir lemons," nothing more. By this mode
of proceeding the memory may be cultivated,
but every other faculty of the mind becomes
dwarfed through inactivity. Here we have
a solution of the. problem why we find so
many possessing more or less knowledge, yet
so very few conect reasouers. Perception,
consciousness, reason, understanding, judg
ment and imagination are all neglected, and
the consequence is, the mind of a child uni
ted with the body of on adult.
It is to remedy these evils, so fur as may
be, that Township Boards of Education are
clothed with the pow-er above stated. Though
the number of pupils in the rural districts
prevents the establishment of "graded
schools," the. law contemplates approxima
ting as near to them inefficiency as possible,
by providing for thorough classification. It
is well known to every intelligent instructor
that in most of teaching proper, instruction
can be communicated as effectively to class
es numbering 10 or 15 pupils, and in many
instances more so, than to those of only two
or three. With a uiformity of text books,
classes can be enlarged ; their number there
by diminished, and time secured for explana
tion and enforcement. The great object of
all instruction, discipline o mind, can nev
er be attained by simply repeating what may
have been committed to memory.
These considerations should be: sufficient
to stimulate Boards of Education to an en
ergetic discharge of the duty imposed upon
them by the statute; but there is another of
scarcely less imprtance. Under certain cir
cumstances, scholars are to be transferred
from one sub-district to auother. Should
these districts be in the use of different text
books, the transfer of a single pupil would
ndd a whole series of recitations to the la
bors of the teacher. This would work gross
injustice to the mass of the school, as the
time and energy which belonged to classes,
would be devoted to the single pupil. A
lew children with unlike hooks, thrown as
here supposed, into a well organized and well
appointed school, would greatly injure if not
utterly destroy its efficiency. Under the ex
isting stale of facts, this calamity may be
fall any of our schools at any time.
These suggestions are. submitted to the at
tention of our Township Boards of Educa
tion, hoping they will bestow that considera
tion upon them which their importance de
To Cook Nkw Potatoes. No matter how
small new potatoes are, they may be cooked
so as to be a most delicious and healthy
summer vegetable. After boiling, you should
let them get thoroughly cold. They should
then be. sliced into a wooden bowl, and
chopped with a chopping knife, but not ve
ry fine. Put them into a frying pan and
let them warm over a slow fire, adding a
lump of butter and milk sufficient to mois
ten well. Season while wanning, with salt
to suit the taste.
Anothkr Method. Scrape the potatoes,
and boil in just water enough to cover them ;
when done, pour off the water, and add but
ter and good milk or cream, with salt and a
little parsley. Let it come to' a boil, and
take it up.
OLINA. The Edisto (S. C.) Clarion learns
from a private source, that Mr. Jolliffe, ex
ecutor of the Elijah Willis will, Was advised
by the citizens of Williston to leave thai
il:in in clinrt m-doi nnd fhiif hpi ncy i ndi snn-
Ul to hi.le. llm rnnsoniiPiipPR. lio. dirl in fiet !
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leave on the down train of cars on Monday,
morning for Cincinnati. JCin. Gazette. i
Here, is another beautiful specimen oil
southern reciprocity. Mr. Willis died, leav-!
ing a will, and appointed Mr. Jolliffe, a law-1
yer of good standing in Cincinnati, as his:
executor: In pursuance of this will, Mr.'1
Jolliffe went to South Carolina to dispose of!
the property left by the deceased, and to an-!
ply the proceeds according to his bequest, j
Hut, the people ol YVilltSton, in ftoilth Car-;
olina, not liking ihe bequest of his own
property made by Mr. Willis, and believing1
Ins executor to be opposed to slavery, have j
taken it upon themselves to prevent the. ex-i-lJ
ecutor from performing his duties, and have, ;
by threats Of personal violence, driven lllin
from the state. O. S. Journal. j
t t vr "i 1 .u ' ' 1
Mr. Jomkfk. We learn by the Cincinnati
Commercial that although Mr. Joliffe was :
ivaueu upon ai jjarnweu, in nis receni visit,
to South Carolina, by a mob headed bv " an ;
ex-Mexican captain, and a candidate for high:
Sheriff of the county," and ordered to pre-!jf
,. ,,. c . , ., . :
paru "iinsuii luniimui vu iwib iub
that before the throat was carried out, the,
mob were persuaded to desist from their vi-,&
by a lawyer present, to whom Mr. Jo-'
liffo had letters, and who was discovered in j
the crowd at the extreme moment. Mr, J. ;
was suflered to remain without further in- i
suit or impediment in his affairs. This is!
quite different from the first report, and we '
rejoice in being able to correct the statement5
nf cn pimt an niitrairp A? wi- understand '
oi so gicat an outrage. A, we uncierstantt
it, the correction is maue on the authority .
of Mr. Joliffc himself. 0. S. Journal. J
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"Git Red of Ir. The most tcnacions ;
localism that sticks to the tongue ot the:
Yankee in all countries and in all society
Git red of it.' After ' hadn't Ought,' Olid
dooz,' and ' ben,' and that ere,' and narry :
one 'and the absurd niiess' at the thin-
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we know, and all the other ridiculous pro-l
vincialisms are disciplined out ot the dialect '
j' Git red of it' sticks to the end of the tongue ;
i like a canker snot, refusing to be healed, j
I , f'1 , ... D . .,,-ir
marking the lankee with more infalliblei
jet !
; certainty than even the nasal twang. L
;us advise.
every young man who has a -Peae
: tongue, under his control who has the am-:
bition to be a gentleman, or pretends to any
,. tii- .it '
.education beyond his mothers nursery to
get rid of it.' Let him print ' Git red of,
, it' in great letters on a card and practice
daily an hour before breakfast as he would
i i .- . ii- i
a lesson m elocution, before a looking glass,
need b1, and 'got rid Ot it. Boston
, Transcript.
j No, no ; let them do as they do down south,
"gets7Cof it."-Cleve. Herald.
, The 1 Lerald has a right to ppcak upon this
subject. Its editor is one of 'em.
i A VAGAHOMSTsiiAL-r tTiou be'inThe Earth.
... . .1 i n
, A statement is going the rounds of the pa-
! P'.'rs paying that " Matt Ward, the murder-
cr" is in New Orleans driving fine horses,
: and enjoying all tlie courtesies of life usual-!
ly extended to respectable men.
A correspondent of the New York Obser-
' ver, in writing from New Orleans, says this!
is a great misaake, and adds :
At the St. Charles Hotel, last winter at
. i 1 1 i, , , it.
the balls, every lady who knew who he was,
i - i , , " i . i , - i
. refused his handni dancing, and no lather
or brother would introduce, him lo their rel-
atives. lie is considered here a murderer,
and an outcast, with the mark of Cam luan
i ded on his brow.
Wiif.rk Some of the Si'Ecie'Ukts to. Th?
i taking of the census in New Ymlr city re-l"1
i .i r i ii . f . , . i t
, veals the fact lha one firm in Mai, en ane,
melts down in gold and Sliver, trl , 550,0001
in the course of a year. Another firm in
Fulton street, .silversmiths, used a hundred
'Uiousand dollars in silver mm in a venr.
MIIK subscribers are now receiving, direct from
JL Eastern Cities, their stock of Spring and
6? it in me r CimxU, to which they invite the attention
of their friends and customers. Their stock will
bu found the most complete of any, nnd ovvinij to
.1nv l'.,-.U'es olru".,U this spring, tiny are cm
uieil tosell at reduced prices.
yjilv 1,5, H. MILLER & Co..
Successors to E. I), Peek & Co.
AlrcooDshngs, KhirtinBle
O died .Muslins, Demim, Stripes, Tickings, Trims,
Ginghams, and a great variety of summer Goods,
by being bought direct from the manufacturers, can
win be ..'l!.?!1!!1? Cl"'
pKKAGES, Tissues, Challies, Satins, Silks, White
D Goods, Lawns, Laces, Kdgings, Mulls, nt
f UtATE and Summer Shawls, Silk Viseltes; also
Straw Goods for everybody, at
T. 11. MILLER &, CO.
pooTS & SHOES in every variety.
Heady made
Clothing, a complete assortment. The place
to buy these articles is at i. II. MILLER & CO.
A NYTUING in the way of Groceries. Hardware,
-cl- Crockery, Wooden Ware, Iron, Steel, Nails &
Spikes, Glass, Taints & Oils, Rooe & Twine, Stone
uAlro , , s ',...
ally wanted, may be had of F. K. M ILLE U & CO.
rPtn; subscriber has opened a Music Store in To-
'cdo- Iwhr.a. h? i"?n' ? vfu!1
assortment ot the best Musical Goods the New 1 urk
and Uoston markets aiford. Lihc, Newton an.l
Bradbury's Premium New York 'Pianos ; Drown
Allen's, llallet, Davis & Co.'s, and Wm.l'.Eui
olence erson"s Boston Pianos, making a belterassortment
lha be found elsewhere between New York
n,i Ooodman & Baldwins Melodeons, made in
New (liven, Connecticut. Also, Violins, Guitars,
Flutes, Aecordeons, Banjos, Strings, &., itc.with
agoo-i stock of the most popular sheet Music of
tlle ' -' (-llnrch Music Looks, Glee Books of all
i$Prtini-B Method for Piano, Priee3.fc0;
Huntin's School for Piano, S2.00; Bever's Piano
School for Children, 1.50. "Music or Musical Tn-
struments of any description not on hand, will be
orilered when desired.
The subscriber has been engaged in tenoning vc-
is;cal ami instrumental music in Hartford, Conn., for
the space of six years, and he feels conl!det:t that
can .Ruch Instruments and Music M will
8"e satisfaction. Orders sent by m,il will lo
promittiy attended to on receipt or caMi.
a M. KNIGHT, No. 5 Gardner's Iikd .
In stove with G. F. Kobinson's Boolau re.
Toledo, Ohio, May 20, lSon. 2m3
7T , ,, ' : rr. rr, r
Geortye Powles V3. Dcolittle & Shoeim.kf .
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. ' " - uiiin Kin. ill ti.- HiJJ Vi'Jt I"-
2 si
sued by Marshall Key, Jr., a Justice r tl
for Perrysbury township, Wood county, Ohio,
against the goods, chattels, rights, credits, moneys
.""lU .fe('ts " Vf & shoeninl er r.on-resider.t,-,
i ot said countv, for the sum of ih-ht, m.d
u probable "corts of suit,
" June uc,, in.v. Sw3 GEORGE POWLES.
T,vi.w.st.ntl ol, iico.rtc Scheie.
1 rVTOtlCL is lierebv (riven that the subscribers
J lune been ap.poimed aiul Mualitiedas n.-.ndnis-,lf
trator and ndmtuistratrix on the estate of Georpt
j Scln iis. deceased, late of Wood eouutv, Ohio. 1)-..
i U'J ;lt F-rn sburj.', tliis 2."th day of June,
! . f Vhp u-v mm v
.. J ".:::v AMON. Atlin ix.
IJKOBATE NOTICE. Josiah Kiger, pmirdiMt
' if ,r' xvillin,n ", A "
i KolliiH, deceased, this day hied his accounts in t e
)ltl (.e lf lhe ,.r(ll(ilU. Coifl t hl f( . Woik,
ty, for final settlement, 'i he same will be for hear-
i ins t!l ;tli day of Auirust. ls"5.
u "011N A.( Kl'.LLIlY, Probate Judye.
i . ' ' 1 s .
Samm lC. Genson vs. John G. Miller.
A T my instance nn attachment was this dayis-
I pl"1 1,v Wn- Ewm-.a Justice of tlie Peace for
! Ml,1,l,el,1,n tVH ns'lili- . ,,,,J "!'ty. Ohio, ogainst
; tlie coods. cliatfels, rnrhts, credits, moneys and ef-
! ..,.?., t.,1,,, r m ,h,.;. .. r..-; t , . ' I
' lecis ot Jiilin ti. ,1 ilntr, a lion-residint ot said colin-
;ty and state, for the aum of .s.ru debt, and .2u
i probable costs. SAMl'EL C. GENSON."
Jmie -!'. !'".--f)w:i
i " Weston tp., Wood co., Ohio, on the JCth
J11"""1 ,cale l'sf;il,lis1' a county
road, astoilows: Commencni"-,n the Otp"o nnl
Kiam.hiiril frce tur ,ike road.at Ihemi wt !r
i nor of section 21 in Weston township, thence cast
section lines to the Miltonville & Liberty towii
: ! ''I' 'Vte turnpike, in Plain ti wnship.
' '""' . IS !m y
VfOTICE is hereby given that the viewers and
-Li surveyor will meet nt the lumw .if M,o,.in

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