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GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1851. NUMBER 12. THIS GRAND 11IVKU TIMES 18 PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING, BY DAUNS STJ ANGEL. Office ever Jl.'OriffitCt Store, Washington Street. Q3? TERMS. Payment In Advance Taken at the office, or forwarcd by Mall $1,00. Delivered by the Carrier In the Village. ..... 1,50. One shilling In addition to the above will be charged for every three months that payment is delayed. No paper discontinued until all arrearages are paid, except at the discretion of the publishers. TERMS OF ADVERTISING : One Square, (12 lines or less,) first insertion, fifty cents, and twenty-five cents for each subsequent Insertion. Legal advertisements at the rates pre scribed by law. Yearly or monthly advertisements as follows : 1 square 1 month, $1,00. 1 .. 3 .. 2,00. 1 .. 6 .. 3,00. 1 square 1 year, $5,00. 1 column 1 .. 20,00. 1 .. 1 month, 5,00. IT" Advertisements unaccompanied with writ ten or verbal directions, will be published until or dered out, and charged for. When a postponement is added to an advertisement, the whole will be charged the same as for the first insertion. Letters relating to business, to receive at tention, must be addressed to the publishers post paid. D" Particular attention given to Blank Trlnt ing. Most kinds of Blanks in use, will be kept constantly on hand. BTOINESSD Jl. W. DUNCAN, Attorney at Law, will attend promptly to collecting and all other professional business intrusted to his care. Office third door below the Washington House, Washington 6t., Grand Haven, Mich. C. DAVIS CO., Dealers in Dry Goods, Groce ries, Provisions, Hardware, Crockery, Boots and Shoes, &c, &c. Muskegon, Michigan. C. B. ALBEE. Storage, Forwarding and Com mission Merchant, and Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Crockery, Boots and Shoes, &c, &c. Flour and Salt constantly on hand. Store, corner Washington and Water streets. Grand Haven, Mich. II EN BY R. WILLIAMS, Storage, Forward ing and Commission Merchant, also Agent for the Steamer Algoma. Store House at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Mich. BALL MARTIN, Storage, Forwarding and Commission Merchants. Grand Rapids, Mich. GILBERT CO., Storage, Forwarding and Commission Merchants, and dealers in Produce, Lumber, Shingles, Staves &c, &c. Grand Ha ven, Michigan. F. B. GILBERT, Dealer in Dry Goods, Cloth ing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, Crockery and Stone Ware, Hard Ware, Groceries, Provis ions and Ship Stores. Grand Haven, Michigan. HENRY GRIFFIN, Dealer in Staple and fan cy Dry Goods, Ready made Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, Crockery and Glass, Drugs, Chemicals. Medicines, Paints and Oils, and Provisions. Also, Lumber,Shingles, &c.&c. Opposite the Washington House, Grand Haven, Michigan. , WILLIAM M. FERRY, Dealer in Dry Goods, Hardware, Groceries, Provisions, Crockery, Med icines, Boots and Shoes. Also, Maufacturer and dealer in Lumber. Water street, Grand Haven, Michigan. HOPKINS BR O TllERS, Storage,Forwarding & Commission merchants; general dealers in all kinds of Dry Goods, Groceries, grain and provis ions ; manufacturers and dealers wholesale and retail In all kinds of lumber, at Mill Point, Mich. L. M. S. SMITH, Dealer in Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils and Dye Stuffs, Dry Goods, Groce ries and Provisions, Crockery, Hardware, Books, Stationery, &c, &c. At the Post Office, corner of Park and Barber streets, Mill Point, Mich. H. D. C. TUTTLE, M. D. Office, adjoining Wm. M. Ferry's Store, Water street, Grand Ha ven, Michigan. STEPHEN MONROE, Physician and Surgeon. Office over J. T. Davis' Tailor Shop. Washing ton Street, Grand Haven. LEVI SnA CKLETON. Wholesale and Retail dealer in Groceries, Provisions and Liquors. First door above II. Pennoyer s. Washington Street, Grand Haven, Michigan. SIMON SIMENOE, Dealer in Groceries and Provisions. Washington Street, second door East of the Ottawa House. WASHINGTON HOUSE, By Henry Pennoy be. The nroDrietor has the nast SDrinir new ly fitted and partly re-furnished this House, and feels confident visitors will find the House to compare favorably with the best in the State. WILLIAM TELL, HOTEL, By Harry Ea tow. Pleasantly situated with excellent rooms well furnished, and the table abundantly sup plied with the luxuries and substantials of life. JAMES PATTERSON, Painter and Glazier House, Sign, and Ornamental Painting done at Grand Haven. All orders will be promply atten ded to, by leaving word at this office. Shop at urand itapids, Michigan. WILLIAM ORIEL, Boot and Shoemaker. .Boots ana bhoes neatly repaired, and all orders : promtly attended to. Washington 6treet, Grand iiaven, ancn igan. A. II. VREDENBURG, Boot and Shoemaker. 6hop over Wm. M. Ferry's store, Water street. CHARLES W. HATHAWAY, Blacksmith. All kinds of work in my line done with neatness and dispatch at my shop. Mill Point, Michigan. JOnN T. DAVIS, Merchant Tailor. Shop on Washington Street, first door west of II. Grif fin's Store. 'QROSVENOR REED, Prosecuting Attorney for Ottawa County. Rcsidcnco at Charleston Landing, Allendale, Ottawa County, Mich. HOYT G. POST, Clerk of Ottawa County. Of ficeover II. Griffin's 6tore, opposite the Wash ington House. WILLIAM N. ANGEL, Register of Deeds, and , 1Ic for 0ttawa County. Office over 11. Griffin s store, Washington street, opposite the Washington House, Grand Haven. JIENRY PENNOYER, Treasurer of Ottawa ixmnty. umce over ii. Grifflin's Store, opposite ;the Washington House. r ASA A. SCOTT, Sheriff of Ottawa County. Offlce over II. Griffin's store, opposite the Wash Ington House. ' I. 'O O. F., Regular meetings of Ottawa Lodge No. 46, is held every Wednesday evening, at their ldge Room in the Attic of the Washington House. Members of the Order are cordially in vited to attend. Grand Haven, Ottawa Co., Mich. A HUNDRED YEARS AGO. BY LONG FELLOW. Where are all the birds that sang A hundred years ago 1 The flowers that all in beauty sprang A hundred years ago f The lips that smiled, The eyes that wild In flashes shone Soft eyes upon Where, O where are the lips and eyes, The maiden's smiles, the lover's sighs, That lived so long ago ! Who peopled all the city streets, A hundred years ago 1 Who filled the church with faces meek, A hundred years ago 1 The sneering tale Of sisters frail, The plot that worked A brother hurt Where, O where are plots and sneers. The poor man's hopes, the ilch man s fears, That lived so long ago ! Where are the graves where dead men slept A hundred years ago 1 Who, when they were living wept, A hundred years ago ? By other men, That knew not them, Their lands are tilled. Their graves are filled Yet nature then was just as gay, And bright the sun shone as to-day, A hundred years ago. EXCURSION UP WOLF RIVER. At the present time, no traveller in Northern Wisconsin considers his journey complete with out visiting the Wolf River country. Though the Wolf is the longest navigable stream in Wisconsin, comparatively few have ascended to its head waters or, we may say, have, even seen this river. As no regular line of boats is yet established, the traveller may have to wait at Oshkosh long er than what the journey may seem worth. We were at Oshkosh in a warm July day, and as our party had determined to ascend the Wolf, we prepared to go the best way that we could. The u John Mitchell" usually makes one trip a week as far as Mukwa the new county seat of Waupaca 60 miles above Oshkosh; yet as it was not certain when she would leave, we con cluded to take a Fox River steamer as far as as Butte des Morts, and from thence by a sail boat, and go up as far as our strength and pluck would bear. Our company (seven in number) made formidable preparations. Each one seem ed determined to dress as outre as possible, as if we were going out of civilization. A mer chant of Oshkosh, who was an old traveller and used to roughing it in all parts of Wisconsin, acted as Commodore, in laying in protant, &c; and as most of the company carried rifles and knives, when we came to embark we looked very much like a departing band of Californians. There seemed to me more danger that by some accident, they would shoot each other rather than game large quantities of which in imagin ation they expected to pile up, but which they did not obtain. The steamer left us at Butte des Morts 8 miles above Oshkosh a beautifully located vil lage on the brow of the hills which here skirt the Fox. After a deal of annoyance, we suc ceeded in chartering a boat sufficiently strong, but too heavy and luggish to ascend against such a current (3 miles an hour) as we had to encounter. We left Butte des Morts at 2 o' clock in the afternoon, and yet by means of sails and oars we did not accomplish the dis tance (3 1 miles) to Winneconne, the next land ing, until half-past 5. A mile per hour was rather discouraging progress, and after tugging at the oars and putting like a grampus, we be gan to feel that we had undertaken no holiday excursion, and more than one of the company wished himself back in Oshkosh. At Winneconne, we found good quarters at the hotel. After a swim in the Wolf, (which on account of its great depth from 8 to 40 feet is a delightful place to bathe). and a substan tial supper, we began to discuss the propriety of attempting a night journey on the river. The wind seemed favorable to use the sail and as we had hired two men to row, under the assurance of a gentleman who resided at Fremont, (18 miles above,) the next landing, that he could guide us by night and be there at farthest by 2 o'clock, we finally concluded to undertake a night journey on the Wolf, in a country so ut terly wild, that if we lost our way we must lay on our oars all night. We were much induced to embark by the annoyances of the clouds of mosquitoes which here, as elsewhere along this river, during the summer, at nightfall seemed to rouse up from every inch of the earth, and al most darken the atmoshere. In coiner to the boat, it was considered necessary to protect the face by smoking, and such puffing and blowing ot cigar smoke was comical to even an old smoker. After we were fairly embarked, and in the middle of the river with a favoring wind, we found the night sail very pleasant. We pass ed through Lake Winneconne a mere spread ing of the Wolf and about 11 o'clock at night, got into lake Powaygona,one corner of which it was necessary for us to pass through. After sailing an hour with a breeze the more grateful after the oppressive heat of a July day, we were an congratulating ourselves on the rapid prog' ress which we had made, and the absence of the dreaded mosquito but we rejoiced too soon. l he wind died away, and we were compelled to use the oars; Our guide also began to jump up uneasily and peer about in the darkness of mid night, as if ho was not sure that he was in the right course. After rowing some time longer, the guide was compelled to announce that 44 we had lost our way," and that we must put back. This announcement made us feel that we were in 44 a fix," and that if we got out of this scrape safely, it should be our last night journey. Af ter changing and beating about for another hour the guide stated that we were so much out of the way, that we must lay becalmed until mor ning. Motion, even when on the wrong route was pleasant; but when the boat was suffered to ground in one of the bavous. we berran to feel that this was rather more than we expected to find on oar journey. It also happened that tho boat had drifted into one of those bayous wrwe the long grao3 breed3 the mosquitoes by the million. We with one voice termed it 44 Mosquito Harbor" and we do not believe that any of us will ever forget the very affectionate manner in which these little savages welcomed us. We lay there until the dawn of the next morning, and it seemed to me the longest night I have ever known as we could not sleep a wink from the time we embarked at Winnecon ne. Yet the darkest hour will finally wear it self out. We were readv to take advantage of the earliest dawn, and by hard pushing we man aged to force our boat through the swale into the Lake, and from thence soon entered the riv er, and after four hours rowing, wo landed at Fremont, a 6mall settlement a mile below Part ridge Lake. The public house was not quite finished, but the landlord made us as comforta ble as possible. We were all so thoroughly ja ded, and some of us quite ill, that we conclud ed to stay there all that day, and on the next morning return to Oshkosh, as we had seen e nough of" the elephant" to satisfy the most cu rious. But, fortunately, it so happened that near nightfall, while we were making the most extensive preparations to drive off the mosqui toes, by building fires, smoking, shooting, and oiling our faces and hands with bears'grease which a New Yorker insisted to bo a sovereign protection against the bite, but which made us look very much like Laplanders it was announ ced that the steamboat was coming. We were right heartily rejoiced, as now we saw an end to pur toils. The John Mitchell soon came to the dock, and the captain stated that he should lay there until the next morning, and then pro ceed to Mukwa. As we had not yet given up our desire to see the country, we at once conclu ded to go farther up tho river, and were then amply repaid for all of our previous fatigue. The next morning we started early, and it was a delightful sail up the Wolf. The river winds and bends almost like the coils of a serpent, and as there are heavy forests on both sides of it with largo overhanging trees a powerful cur rent snags in the channel, and the banks over flowed by every freshet the Wolf River seem ed the Mississippi in miniature. Waupaca, formerly Gill's Landing, was the next place where the steamboat stopped. It contains but three or four buildings. It is 14 miles above Fremont, and near Reed's Mills ali as Wey.iuwega, on the Waupaca River a small stream which here empties into the Wolf. Tho famous Walla-walla Valley (already settled) is back from three to five miles from thi landing, and represented to be a most beautiful country equal to any in Wisconsin. Our next and last landing was Mukwa, tho county seat of Waupaca, and one of the most pleasantly situ ated villages one can imagine. It is on an ele vated plateau, which gradually rises from the river about a half mile below the mouth of the Little Wolf. The country around is excellent, either for wheat or grazing. By the road it is only 30 miles distant from Oshkosh, though CO, by the river. It is only about 40 from Green Bay, and about 30 from Berlin,, in Marquette county, and on account of the high land, affords one of the very best points for crossing the Wolf. We think Mukwa is destined to be some thing of a town probably the largest place on the river. Tho boat va3 detained about two hours at Mukwa, giving ample time to walk through the village, which already contains full 500 inhabitants. The streets arebroad and reg ularly laid out. They have a good hotel and take it all in all, the village must leave a favor able impression on the traveller. The journey down the river is delightful. The swift current makes even a slow boat move fast, and the sudden bends in tho channel dis close some new beauty at every mile. Some of the bends are so sharp that it is with difficul ty that the steamer is prevented from being driv en ashore. Tho west side of the Wolf is still held (under the indulgence of the Government) by Menomonee Indians, though some claims are entered on that side. Most of the improve ments are on the east side, but Weyauwegaand the famous Walla-walla Valley, which contains a population of some 600 is in the Indian coun try. It is supposed that the land will bo offer ed for sale during the course of the present or coming year, and then emigration must be heavy to all this region, The best of tho land does not lie on the river, but from half a mile to two miles back. From Lake Powaygona to Mukwa the river overflows a good portion of its banks. Abovo Mukwa to Lake Shauno, the banks are high at least so we understand. With this ad vantage, the country on the Upper Wolf will be settled more rapidly than below Mukwa. No one can return from the Wolf without the impression that the river is misnamed at Oshkosh. It is there really the Wolf, and not tho Fox. The color of the water, its current, and the general bearing of its shores, prove that ! I.. II.. A I I ...I . I A - T I ii. is reany mo won wnicn empties into iaKe Winnebago, and that the Fox is more properly a branch of tho Wolf. At Butte des Morts, where they divide, the Fox is a small stream be side the Wolf. At Winneconne a finely situ ated village there is one of the best Artesian wells in the State. The water is delicious, and bubbles up with great force. All this section of Northern Wisconsin can obtain these wells. The water is supposed to come from Lake Supe rior, as that Lake is on a higher dip of tho earth's surface than that portion of our State. With its good health, good water and a fertile soil, a few years will produce a change in the Wolf River country that will astonish those who have traversed it when it was tho wildest section of the Northwest. There was; one incident which happened on our up trip, which forcibly struck every eye wit ness with the adventurous character of the true Pioneer. Above Waupaca, Capt. Newton was so kind as to run his boat up a bayou to land an emigrant and his wife. Ho was evidently in good circumstances, as he was provided with stock and a full assortment of substantial house utensils. After every thing was carefully put on shore, the emigrant's wife, with a babe in her arms, followed. Here they wero to be left, by their own consent miles from any human hab itation. They had not even a tent built to shel ter them. But they were not faint-hearted. Their cattle wero first tied to tre. In look- ing about, they discovered by the marks on a tree that this spot had been an old Indian camp ing ground. Fortunately, they found the tent poles and tho bark near their landing. As the steamboat was leaving them, we could discover that the tent was rapidly rising under his hand but just then a shower came up. The moth er did not scold or cry, but laid her child quiet ly on its little pallet, down amid the tall grass, and she proceeded to help her husband place the bark on the hut and thus their ready hands in less than an hour formed a shelter from the rain ; and if they have health, we have not a doubt but that they will prosper. We could not but think that such exhibitions of self-reliant character show that the Americans are the only people who could have subdued and made beautiful the vast, uncultivated wastes which were embraced within our Confederacy, and whose very cultiva tion has made us a great nation, as this labor has called out the most sacrificing virtues of the human character. Correspondence Daily Wisconsin. An Ameican Naval Anecdote. When Mc Donough was first Lieutenant of the Siren, un der the command of Captain Smith, a circum stance occurred in the harbor of Gibraltar, suf ficiently indicative of the firmness and decision of his character. An American merchant brig came to anchor near the United States vessel. McDonough, in tho absence of Captain Smith, saw a boat from a British frigate board the brig, and take from her a man. He instantly manned and armed his gig, and pursued the British boat, which ho overtook, just as it reached the frigate, and without ceremony took the impressed man into his own boat. The frigate's boat was twice the force of his own, but the act was so bold as to astonish the Lieutenant who commanded the press gang, and so no resistance was offered. When the affair was made known to the British Captain, he came on board the Siren in a great rage, and inquired how ho dared to take a man from his boat. McDonough replied, that the man was an A merican seamen, and under the protection of the flag of the United States, and it was his duty to protect him. The Captain, with a volley of oaths, swore he would bring his frigate alongside the Siren, and sink her. 44 That you may do," said McDonough ; "but while she swims, the man you will not have." The English Captain told McDonough that he was a young hair brained fellow, and would repent of his rashness. 44 Supposing sir," said he, 44 1 had been in that boat, wo'd you have dar ed to have committed such an act?" 44 1 should have made the attempt, at all haz ards," was the reply. 44 What sir, said the Captain, 44 would you venture to interfere if I wero to impress men from that brig?" 44You can try it, sir," was the reply of Mc Donough. Tho "British Captain returned to his vessel, manned a boat, and steered for the brig. Mc Donough did the same ; but here the matter end ed. The English Captain took a circuitous route and returned to his vessel. There was such a calmness in the conduct pf Lieutenant McDonough, such solemnity in his language, such a politeness in his manner, that the British officer saw that he had to deal with no ordinary man, and that it was not best to put him on his metal. The Love of Home. It is only shallow mind ed pretenders, who either make distinguished or igin a matter of personal merit, or obsenre ori gin a matter of personal reproach. Taunt and scoffing at tho humble condition of early life af fects nobody in America but those who are fool ish enough to indulge in them, and they are generally sufficiently punished by the published rebuke. A man who is not ashamed of himself need not be ashamed of his early condition. It did not happen to me to be born in a log cabin but my elder brothers and sisters wero born in a log cabin, raised among the snow drifts of N. Hampshire, at a period so early, that when the smoke first rose from its rude chimney, and curled over the frozen hill, there was no similar evidence of a white man's habitation between it and the settlements on the rivers of Canada. Its remains still exist: I make it an annual vis it. I carry my children to it to teach them the hardships endured by the generation which have gone before them. I love to dwell on the ten der recollections, and kindred ties, the early af fections, and tho narrations and incidents which mingle with all I know of this primitive family abode. I weep to think that none of those who inhabited it aro now among the living; and if ever I fail in affectionate veneration for him who raised it,and defended it against savage violence and destruction, cherished all domestic comforts beneath its roof, and through the fire and blood of seven years' revolutionary war shrank from no toil, no sacrifice, to serve his country, and to raiso his children to a condition better than his own, may my name, and the name of my poster ity, bo blotted forever from the memory of man kind. Daniel Webster. A Wife in Trouble. 44 Pray tell me, my dear, what is the cause of those tears?" 44 Oh, such a disgrace !" 44 What disgrace ?" D 44 Why, I have opened one of your letters, sup- : ! .J j j . t r-:i.. : ii- JU3IIIJJ lb WUU1C3SIU IU LUJSCIl. lilUWJf IHUWft ed more like Mrs. than Mr." 44 Is that all ? What harm can thero be in a wife's ODenin? her husband's letters?" 44 No harm in itself. But tho contents. Such a disgrace 1" 44 What I has any one dared to write me a let ter unfit to be read by my wife ?" 44 Oh, no. It is couched in tho most chaste lan Here the wife buried her face in her handker chief and commenced sobbing aloud, when the husband rnrrprlv rnnrrht nn tho letter and com menced rendlncr the pnistle that had been the means of nearlv breaking his wifo's heart. It was a bill from tho printer for 9 years subscrip tion. Kant, tho philosopher, could never hear an untruth, even in jest. A Hint for Suicides. Samuel Green and Ezra Tucker, two stout bovs of about fifteen years of age, own a small skiff in partnership, uuu uiaue a uubineas oi picKing up arm wooa and other unclaimed articles found afloat. They ... 1 . ... nt i r. . t. wero ououi putting on irom nne street wnari, yesterday morning, when a man in a shabby black suit, came to the spot and bargained with them for a passage to Point Airy. The distance is but trifling and they agreed to carry him for twelve and a half cents, not choosiog to inform him that he could obtain steamboat conveyance for half the money. When they had proceeded about half way to the Point, the stranger stood up in me Doai, muttered something unintelligi ble and plunged head-foremost into the river. Green and Tucker pulled in their oars and at tempted to save the poor creature's life, in which attempt they succeeded, and dragged him safely into the skiff, after he had sunk twice. Thedes- perato man presently recovered the use of speech, and addressed himself to his deliverers: 44 Alas ! boys, why did you prevent me from go ing to me iana oi peace r 44 You didn ttake passage for any such place. answered Green; 44 wo agreed to carry you to Point Airy," 44 1 want to go home" cried the un happy stranger: "why did you stop me?" 44 Why did we," repeated Tucker, evidently sur prised at the question, 44 why because you had'nt paid your fare.''1 The stranger, seeing where the ditliculty lay, began to feel in his pockets, but the search was fruitless, and he was obliged to confess that he had no money : at the same time he beseeched the lads to let him finish the work of self destruction. 44 No, no ;" answered Green, 44 we can't let you off so easy. Pay your honorable debts, and then if you want to go home, (as you call it,) among the cat fish, you may go as soon as you like." Incensed at the attempt which had been made to swindle them out of their just dues, the boys rowed tho wick cd man back to the wharf, conducted him to the Mayor's Office, and had him committed as a va grant. This incident suggests the moral reflec tion that no man has a right to volunteer to pay the debt of nature, until his other debts are hon estly liquidated. Pennsylvanian.. Advertising. We have heretofore had oc casion to give our views upon this question, obtained irom tho observation of years spent in business operations, and the experience of every day but adds to the conviction that the benefit accruing to all classes of dealers and tradesmen, from a liberal expenditure in adver tising their wares and merchandize, are almost incalculable. The Albany Evening Journal hits the truth in this matter, in the following manner: Det. Free Press. Nothing is more clearly settled, or more uni versally admitted, that the best money spent by a business man is that spent for advertising. The fact has been demonstrated throughout the world. Men will pay enough for a handsome sign to embellish their stores, for elegant win dows, and for oysters, drinks, cigars, confection ery and knickknacks, to pay half a dozen years advertising bills, and all without any benefit to their business or themselves, to be gained by freely advertising. Hundreds ought to bo paid where tens aro now, if merchants would thrivo and make money. It does not answer to dabblo lightly in the matter. A man may as well expect to wash his hands by dipping a finger's tip in tho water, as to givo his business a sensible, clean lift, by a little advertising. Tho true way, and the prof itable one, is to pay for liberal advertising, and then use it. Keep the mill wheel turning and the people will certainly send you the grist af ter a while. Depend upon it, half of the busi ness men who 44 burst up," might avoid tho painful and disastrous event, by resorting to tho printer's instead of tho shaver's aid to hold them up. Half the sum paid for shaving, and other follies, would make the foolish men who pay for those luxuries, rich and comfortable. Try it and see. Dark Hours. There aro hours, dark hours that mark the history of tho brightest year. For not a wholo month in any of the millions of the past, perhaps has the sun shono brilliant all the time. And there have been cold stormy days in every year, when could bo seen or heard for touching something that cheered the spirit, or gratified our desires for tho beautiful. And yet the mist and the shadows of the darkest hours have dissipated, and flitted away. The crudest of icy fetters have been broken and dissolved, and the most furious storm loses its powers to harm. And what a parable is all this of human Jifc, of our inside world, where the heart works at its destined labors. Here, too we have the overshadowings of dark hours, and many a cold blast chills the heart to its very core. But what matters it ? Man is born a hero, and it is only by darkness and storms that heroism gains its greatest and best development and illustration then it kindles the dark cloud into a blaze of glory and the storm bears it more rapidly to its destiny. Despair not then. Never give up while one good power is yours use it. Dis appointment and mortifying failure may attend this effort, and that one but only be honest and struggle on, and it will all work well, if not in time, then in eternity. A learned German Astrologer has ascertained that tho earth will bo destroyed by a comet in just twenty-two millions of years. The cuto philosopher deserves tho public's thanks for postponing tho event to so distant a day. A member of the Lazy Society was complain ed of, last week, by another, for running. His defence was, that he was going down hill, and it was more labor to walk than to run. Ho was let off, easy. A complete and generous education is one which fits a man to perform justly, skillfully, and magnanimously, all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war. , Hannah Moore, said to Horace Walpole u If I wished to Tjuniah an enemv. it should be by. I fastening on him" the trouble of constantly ha ting somebody.