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A Ckilif Dream f a Star. ,- i Br CQASLES DICKENS. 4?f?j ijhere was once a child, and he stroll- ed about a good deal and thought of a Bimber of things. He had a sister who wm a child too, and his constant cotn- MBton. these two used to woader all iI&t lone They woncered ai me oeau- tjpf the flowers: they wondered at the 'height and blueness of the sky; they wondered at the depth of the bright inter; they wondered at the goodness aad power of God, who macle the love ly world. They used to say to one another aoaietimes, "Supposing all the children -on earth were to die, would the flowers .aad the water and the sky be sorry?" They believed they would be sorry. For, said they, the buds are the chil dren of the flowers and the little play jii streams that gambol down the hill--jides, are the children of the water; and the smallest bright specks, playing at the bide and seek in the sky all night, must surely be the children of the stars; aad they would, all be grieved to see their playmates, "the children of men, ,bo more. There was one clear shining star that used to come out ia the sky before the rest, near the church spire, above -graves. It was larger and more beau tiful, they thought, than all the others, and every sight they watched for it, standing hand in hand at the window. Whoever saw it first, cried out, "I see the star!" And often they cried out both together, knowing so well when it would rise and where. So they grew to be such friends with it, that before . lying down in their beds, they always looked out oace again," to bid it good night; and -when they were turning reusd to sleep they would say, "God !bless.the star!" But while slie was still very young oh. venr. very youne the sister drooped, and came to be so weak that be could no longer stand in the win- ' dow at night; and then the child, look ed sadly out by himself, and when be saw the star he turned round and said to the patient pale face on the bed, "1 see the star!" and then a smile would eome upon the face, and the little weak ' -voice used to say, "God bless my broth- . er and the star!" And so the time came all too soon! when the child looked out alone, and when there was no face on the bed; and when there was a little grave among the graves not there before; and when the star made long rays down towards him, as he saw it through his tears. Now, these rays were so bright, and they seemed to make such a shining way from earth to heaven, that when the child went to his solitary bed, Le dreamed tnat lying where be was, he . saw a train of people taken up that . sparkling road by angels. And the star, opening, showed him a great world -' of light, where many more such angels waited to receive them. All these angels, who were waiting, tamed their beaming eyes upon the people who were carried up into the star, and some came out from the long rows in which they stood, and fell upon the people's necks, and kissed them ten- derly, and went away with them down veaues of light, and were so happy in 1 their company, that lying in his bed, ke wept for joy. But there were many angels who did aotgo with them, aad among them was ae he knew. The patient face that .oace had laid upon the' bed was glori fied and radiant, but his heart found out. his 'sister among the boat.- His : sitter's angel lingered near the entrance f the star, and said to the leader among .whaiad. brought. the people jhith- "Is my brother come?" Aadbesaid"No." She was turning hopefully away, . when the child stretched out his arms, t?aBd cried "Oh, sister, I am here! take J. But" nil ,1a .1.. t..i l.- !.. A ' " ??" "" "" " B"8 , eyes upon him, aad it was night; and - the star was shining into his room, mak- ' Jh - dag loBg Tays down toward him as he - saw it through his tears. Ftwrn that hour forth, the child Iook- . ed out upon the star as the home he was logo to, when his time should come, aad he thought he did not belong to the . earth alone, but to the star too, because . of his sister's aagel gone before. There was a baby born to be a broth . or to the child; and while be was so . little that he sever yet, had spoken a . word, be stretched his tiny form out . on fats bed and died, p Agata tbe child dreamed pf the .open ttar, aad of the company of asgehi, and ae wain oi people, bbo rows oi angew 4 with their beaatwg.eyes all tamed up- V? . u,uom people's face. l' t Haid tiU aiatr uwl. -- MI my Brother come?" - And he. said "aot that one, bataa- As the ehiefffaefaeld his brother's an- ;.fftl ia her arss. .be cried "O. sister. 1 i aere. tafcMM!" And site ttuned d smiled bjkmi .him. and the star was l.??; Pr .to'Tbe.aBBg man .. . .- - Mi -1 VV .s?--T.- J at JBIS books .when an old ser- .ta.lWQ.aju)id: "Thy mother is no more. I briac her blessing on her darling son." Again at night he saw .the star, and all that former company., Said his sister's angel to the leader: "Is my brother come? And he said "Thy mother." A mighty cry of joy went forth tSVo all the star, because the mother was re united to her own children. And 'he stretched out his arms and cried. "O, mother, sister-atfd brother, . I aarnere. Take me.". -And they, answered; 'Net yet," and the star was shining. He grew to be a man, whose bair was turning grey, and he was sitting in his chair by the fireside, heavy with grief, and with his face bedewed with tears, when the star opened once again. aaid his sister s angel to tbe leader. "Is my brother come?" And bo said "Nay, but his maiden daughter." And the man who had been the child saw his daughter, newly lost to him, a celestial creature among those three, aad he said, "Ify daughter's bead is ou my sister's bosom, and her arm is around my mother's neck, and at her feet there is the baby of olden time, aad I can bear the parting from -her, God be praised!" And the star was shining. Thus the child came to be an old man, bis once smooth tace was wrink led, and his steps were slow and feeble and his back was bent. And one aigbt as he lay upon his bed, his sbildrea standing around him, he cried, as, he naa cnea so long ago: "I see the star!" And they whispered to one another. "He is dying." And be -said, "1 am. My age is falling from me like a garment, and I moved toward the star as a child. Aad O, my Father, sow thank thee that it has- so often opened to receive mote dear ones who await me!" And the -star was shiaiag, tad it shines upon his grave. From the Ricbmocd Diapatch. AloauticStary. A gentleman of this city who has been many years engaged in the prosecution of military claims, fell ia accidentally with a case in which both a man and his wife received pensions for revolutionary services, xiie singularity ot the cir cumstance struck him so forcibly that he iastituted an inquiry, aBd elicited from an old lady the sole surviving de pendent, the following facts f We state mem suDstamiaiiy, dui our iniormani not being present, it is possible we may be incorrect in some insignificant partic ulars.; Early in the Revolutionary wana man named Lane (we think) enlisted in a company raised sear juacaester, to serve three years. He went, with his regiment, to the north, and there joined Washington's army. Taking part in all the previons battles, he was severely wounded at ISrandywine or Uerman- town, and during the battle and after, was taken care of by a brother soldier, to whom he had become greatly attach ed, and who belonged to the same com pany with himself. The term of ser vice having expired, these two- soldiers were discharged, and returned home, devoted and inseparable friends. In the meantime the tide of war rolled to the south, and the couple bad scarcely reached their destination, when they again enlisted to serve.in Gen. Lincoln's army, at tliat time engaged in the siege of Savannah. Our readers well know that Lincoln was afterwards cooped up in Charleston, and afterwanf compelled to surrender, after a long siege, to the Royal forces, under the command of Sir Henry Clinton. Throughout the siege Lane and bis friend stood to their posts like heroes. and4 did their duty bravely. At last Lane's comrade was wounded ia turn, aad was carried off the field in the arms of his dvoted friend. What must have bees the amazement of Lane on discov ering tnattueorave comraae wno nau so loBg fought by his side, and aad nurs ed bim so tenderly when he was woun ded, through the report ot we attenaing surgeon, was1 a woman! It appears that she had accidently fallen in with him somewhere, and had formed a strong attachment to him. At the same time, from some cause or otaer, sue naa made so little impression upon him that be did not recognixe her in the least when he afterwards met her disguised as a soldier. She was in despair when Lane enlisted, and under the influence of that feeling, she fled from her par ent's home, donaed the Continental uni form, aad' followed him to the wars. What followed was a proper finale to such a romance. The wounded woman re covered, and as soon as the twaia were released from captivity, they became one. They lived many years happily together, and left several children. Incidents of this naturedisguised damsels- following their terete lo the wars in the capacity of pages were great favorites with all tbe romance writers. The readers of Shakspere will recollect that one of bis .plays, turns upoa something of the same sort. Nev ertheless, we leel assured that tae taie we have recorded is true wall its es sential particulars. At any rate, both the man aBd bis wife received pensions tar services rendered as soldiers, until Jl days of their deaths, respectively, fflitfeHattfMi YtBBf Ladies ami Haua-Wark. A gentleman, remarkable for his strong good sense, married a very ac complished and fashionable young lady, attracted more by lier beauty and ac complishments than by anything else. In this it must be owned that bis strong good sense did not seem apparent. His wife, however, proved to be a. very ex cellent companion, and was deeply at tached to bim, tnougb she still loved company, and spent more time abroad than he actually approved. Betas bb income was good.and his house furnish ed with a good supply of domestics, be was not aware of any abridgements of comfort on this accoaut and be there fore made no objection to it. One day, some few months after his marriage, our friend, on coming home to dinner, saw no appearance of his usual meal, but found his wife in great trouble instead. "What's the matter?" be asked. "Nancy went off at ten o' clock this morning," replied his wife, "and the chambermaid knows no more about cooking a dinner than the man in the moon." "Couldn't she have done it under your direction?" inquired her husband very coolly. "Under my direction? I should like to see a dinner cooked under my direction." "Why so?" asked the husband, in surprise, "you certainly do not mean that you cannot cook a dinner." "I certainly do then." renlied bis wife: "how should I know anything about cooking?" the husband was silent, but his look of astonishment perplexed and worried his wife. "You look very much surprised," she said, after a momeat or two had elapsed. "Aad so I am," he answered; "as much surprised as I should be at finding the captain of one of my ships unacquainted with navigation. Don't know how to cook, and the mistress of a family ! Jane, if there is a cooking school anywhere in this city, go to it. and complete your education, it is defi cient in a very important particular." s The leeret of Beauty. We believe that American women are beginning to find out what their European sisters discovered lontj ago, that no beauty is attractive which has tbe characteristics of ill health. A pale and drooping flower can never com mand the admiration which is inspired by a bright and vigorous one. Frailty and delicacy are evanescent charms, aad sadder even if they touch the heart. An intelligent American writer says that "the chief preservation of beauty, in any country, is health ; and there is no place in which this great interest is so little attended to.as in America. To be sensible of this you must visit Europe. You must see the deep-bosomed maids of England upon the Place Vendouu, and tbe Hue Vuttigltone. ihere vou will see no pinched and mean-looking shoulders, overlooking the plumpness and round sufficiency of a luxuriant tournure; the account is balanced, how ever gross the amount. As for the French women, a constant attention to the quantity and quality of their food is an arucie oi mcir iaun;anu wmiDgwiu exercise are as regular as their meals. When children, they play abroad in their gardens; they have their gymnas tic exercises in their schools, and their dancing and other social amusements keep up a healthful temperament thro' out life. Besides, a young lady here does not put her waist in the inquisi tion. Fashion, usually insane, and an enemy to health, has grown sensible of this ; she regards a very small waist as a defect, and points to the Venus de Media, who stands out boldly in the Tuileries, in vindication and testimony of the human shapes; and now, among ladies of good breeding, a waist which cannot dispense with tight lacing, is thought aot worth the manlua-maker's bill aot worth the squeezing. When I left Amertca,the more a woman look ed like aa hourglass, like two funnels, or extinguishers converging, the more she was pretty; and the waist in esteem by the cockney curiosity of tbe town, was one you could pinch between thumb aad finger. A I rencb woman's beauty, such as it is, lasts her her life time, by the care she takes of it. Her limbs are vigorous, the bosom well de veloped, her color healthy, and she has a greater moral courage, and is a hun dred times better fitted to dashing en terprises, than the women of our cities are." Use af Tehacee. It has been carefully estimated by nlirsicians that in the United States, 20,000 pesons die annually from the use of tobacco. In Germany physicians h calculated that, of all the deaths which occur between the ages of 18 and 26, one half originate in the waste of the .:.: hw mntltnrr TnhaeMt - Uoik aad dei anges tbe nervous powers aad produces a long train of a vous and other' diseases, to which the stomach is liabl;, and especially those forms (hat go under the aema of dyspepsia, ft also exerts disastrous influence on the mind. I am personally acquainted with several individual, bow at Luna tie Asylums, whose minds nrst became impaired by the use of tobacco. Tbfeeret'eTIlsejaBee. I owe my success ia. Ufa to one sin gle fact, via., that at the age' of twenty-seven, I commenced ana continued for years, tbe, process, of .daily readhur and speaking upon the contents of some nisioncai or scteniinc pooc. x iese on hand efforts weie made sometimes in a cornfield, at others in the forest, and not unfrequently in sos)watstaat,bars, with the, horse and ox fePmyauditors. It is to this early practice ia the great art of all arts that I am indebted for the primary and leading impulses that stim ulated me forward, and shaped and moulded my entire subsequent destiny. Improve, then, young gentlemen, the superior advantages you here enjoy. Let not a day pass without exercising your powers of speech. There is no power like that of an orator. Caesar controlled men by exciting their fears ; Cicero, by captivating their affections and swaying their passions. The in fluence of the one perished with its author, that of the other continues lo this day. Henry Clay. Discovkbt or Laboi Hum ah Sexu tons. Beck, of Driesbach city, six miles north of La Crosse, sends the fol lowing account of the discovery of large human skeletons, to the Winona (Minn.) Republican: A. L. Jenkins, of this place, ia pros pecting in one of those mounds that are so common in the Western country, discovered at the depth of five or six feet, the remains of seven or eight peo ple of very large size. One thigh bone measured three feet in length. The under jaw was an inch wider lhaa that of any other man ia this, city. He also found clam shells, pieces of ivory or bone, rings, pieces of tottlcs made of earth and coarse sand. There was at the neck of ono of these skeletons teeth two inches ib length by one-half to three-fourths of an inch in diameter, with holes drilled in the sides, and the end polished, with a crease around it. Also an arrow, five inches long, by one and a half wide, stuck through the back, near the back-bone; and,one about eight inches long, stuck into the left breast. Also the blade of a copper, hatchet, 1 J inches wide at the edge, and two inches long. This hatchet was found stuck in the skull of the same" skeleton. The mound is some two hundred feel above the surface of tbe Mississippi, and is composed of clay immediately above the remains, two feet thick; then comes a layer of black loom; then another lay er of clay six inches thick, all so closely packed that it was with difficulty i't could be penetrated. There are some four or five different layers of earth above the remains. There is no such clay found elsewhere in this vicinity. Wnr Cuildrkx Die. The reason why children die is because they are not taken care of. From the day of their birth they are stuffed with food, choked with physic, sloshed with water, suffocated in hot rooms, steamed in bed clothes. So much for in-doors. When premitlcd to breathe a breath of air once a week in summer, and once or twice during the coldest months, only the nose is permitted to peer into daylight. A little later they are sent out with no clothes at all, as to the parts of the body which most need protection. Bare legs, bare arms, bare necks, girted middles, with an inverted umbrella to collect the air and chill the other parts of the body. A stout, strong man goes out with gloves and overcoat, woolen stockings, and thick, double-soled boots, with cork between and rubbers over. The same day a child of three years old, an infant in flesh and blood, and bone, and con stitution, goes out with soles as thin as paper, cotton, socks, legs uncovered lo the knees, neck bsi an exposure which would disable tbe nurse, kill tbe mother in a foftnight.and make the fath er an invalid for weeks. And why? To harden them to a mode of dress which tfiey are never expected to practice. To accustom them to exposure, which a dozen years later would be considered downright foolery. To rear children thus for the slaawhter pen, and then lay ii to the Lord, is too bad. -Journal of Health. Einae af CaiTieti at Jtfferm City. Some two score of the desperadoes congregated in the Jefferson City Pen iteutiary, yesterday noon made a simul taneous attack upon the prison gate and actually battered it opes. A lively conflict ensued between the jrisoa guards and the escaping prisoners; in which several of the latter were wound ed and three were killed. About 20 of the feloBs temporarily succeeded in making good their escape, but most of them were probably re-capturd before nightfall. The mischievous David Har mon appears as a leading spirit, and was probably the ringleader of tbe enter prise. He and another prisoner attack ed Deputy Warden Ritchie and attempt ed to wrest his pistol from him, but Deputy Ruthven came to bis assistance ana knocked down and secuied Har mon. Tbe pistol went off aad wound ed Mr. Ritchie bat aot dangerously. Intense excitement prevailed in and around Jefferson City last evening, and continued to a late boar, consequent upon the BBusually formidible outbreak pcBlvicts. St. lovitj Democrat We copy the following racy cabd from the Wyandotte Wekern Ar,- gut. it explains itseiu & T " 1 1f the Editor of tbe LeaveBWorth Herald does not cease bis waalop aad UBprovoked. flings at the "daky 'tons and daughters .of the forest;" .i he terms them (Leavep worth Herald, of tbe'gltt.') and beahouM ehaaae io yisit He will, then be convinced that if Long fellow was mistaken in supposing them to he "fairies," he was, at least, correct in according to them spirit enough ip reseat (tukailu) iaiujts.i , A "iiCSEr lAUGHIKB, July 25th, 1860, t The Sroaxz-The house of Mr.Rey- no, struck by lightning is South Leav enworth, yesterday, was completely de stroyed, with its entire contents, includ ing furniture, bedding, clothing, Ac.; Mr. Keyno lost a valuable lot pi non- nets, worth f 60. At the time the iigni- niBg struck the building, she, with tbe children, were indoors, but as soon as they felt the shock they took flight thereby escaping without injury. The whole neighborhood was in the' wildest state of alarm, at the time, and tbe greatest consternation, prevailed. The fire companies that went to the rescue could Bot propel their engines sp the steep embankment ib tnat locaiuy, aau were therefore unable to do any service. They deserve praise for .the, good will they showed. We .are pleased to state that no other houses were injured. Coup na So-likx. We leant, from the St. Louis papers' that no lets than thirty-five persons died from saa-strok'e on Saturday aad Sunday last When the thermometer tracks 95 is tbe shade prudent people will keep in the. shade without advice from us. It ir a fact all should remember, that the sun kills more people than the electric fluid. SCIT AOA1NSTTBS GREAT EASTKBK. It is said that the Directors of this vessel are to be sued by the GraBd Trunk Railroad Company for breach of contract. The agreement to bring tthe ship to the eastern terminus pf the Grand Trunk was specified, m il is said, and on the faith of il the Railway Com pany made a large outlay for harbor accommodations at Portland. Tbe Council of that city also expended 360, 000, and an immense amount of capital was invested by private citizens. The citizens of Cleaveland are about erecting a statue in honor of Commo dore Perry. A correspondent of the Boston Journal says that this splendid work of art is now in an advanced state of completion, and requires but the fin ishing touch of the sculptor's chisel to prepare it for the imposing ceremony of inauguration ou the 10th of Septem ber next, a day when Commodore Perry preformed deeds of immortal valor. mm 05 The following important infor mation, in relation to the New York In dian lands of this Territory, we' clip from the Washington correspondence of Ihe New York Herald; The selections for the New Lork In dians within the New York reservation in Kansas having been made and approv ed by the Secretrry of the Interior, the remainder oi me reservation na ueen turned over to the General Laud Office for disposial as other public lands,' and proper instructions to that effect have been transmitted to tbe local officers." These lands, thus thrown open for public cornpetitioa, are among the fiaest ia Kansas. The representatives of the several railroads between Chicago and, tbe sea board.have agreed to advance the rates of freights irradually after the 15th of August, also to urge upon the different lines carrying passengers between com mon points to agree to the abolition of all agents, outside ofacers aBd payment of commissions. Thb Dbooth. This part of Kansas is actually suffering from want ot rain Our farmers inform us that the present season is by far the worst for crops, thev ever experienced, rotatoes are almost a total loss the corn still sur vivo, but looks like the fag end of a famine in Ireland. Garden-sauce of vrv description is a aoB-ealltr. and the farmers themselves present a fotlorn nieturo. The cattle are getting very thin; as iah 'Flake would say, "their hides banc across their backbones ike a wet dish cloth oyer a telegraph wire' Something must be done. If ii don't rain sooa we shall ''all "kerflummix." Junction Cku StaUman. The steamer Coaeaught, from Gal way, the lllh, arrived at t. Johns, N F on the 19th isst. The aews is gea- nllr animBortaat. The Prince of Wales embarked oa the Hero at Ply mouth for Canada, on the 9lh iast., and sailed at eight o'clock oa the morning of the IOUk A telegram from Washiagton of the 20th, states ths aumberof si-res of laud included, ia the proclamation of sale ia the Territories of Kansas and Nebraska is 7000,000. ibis locality .some of the "dueky uaugw; ters" here might comahmeBt this, bom wun an aoiuuos in ae "oig.muuv.i ?. ors; Fitch of Indiana, Harlan of to waYCrfi-f leadea ofKelacky, SImMI ofLewsri asa, Pearee of;htarylend..GreeU ofifjs- souri, Clarkof jNew, Hampshire Sew ard of Hew I one, uungraan m norm Carolina, Pugb of Ohio,1 'Lane of Ore gon, Bigler of Penney Ivxaiaf, Hammond of South .CaroliBS, CaUamer ,ot. iVer mont and Durkee of, Wisconsin 14 Democrats. 7 Republicans and- one A mencan. Dxavaa Cm; July, J 6, This eity was yesterday vititedi by a severe, thuader storm. For one. hour rata fell ia a perfect sheet, accompanied with hail. The streets were flooded with water, aad quite a large amouat of goods were damaged which were stored in cel lars. So. dense was the tailing .rain jihat persons could not see across the. street. The Metropolitan billiard sakraawas struck by lightning; shattering one cor ner of the building and stunning" sever al persons. We have enjoyed fine show ers every afternoon, for a week, much to tbe iov of our gardeners. A large adobe building, jrith a brick front, on Blake street: in process of erection.' fell in du ring the storm, owing-to the; walls b- ing undermined oy we noou. A mulatto man named Stark, formely from Omaha, was shot, yesterday by a man named Harrison, but be will prob ably recover.- The adr-.'nee division of U S. troops from Camp Floyedj on their way. Id'Ar- izonaundcr command ot Col. Morrison, passed through here this morning, xne rear division is expected through to-morrow. All are in excellent health. - bb si DadcTB is Texas.' A' recent letter from Saa AatOBibi Texas, states that for one' hundred miles around that place, corn will not average one -bushel to the acre, and that the cotton crop is likewise almost a total failure. Girt is also dried up, and bulJeW streams running in tbe country. Corn, 2 per bushel and flour 912 per barrel. , Wiluah Walekr Aoaik. Gen. Wm Walker, it is said, has collected another lot of filibusters, and it about to make a descent upon one of the, Bay islands, which have been recently receded .by England to the republic of Honduras? J-The U. S. Agricultural Exhibi tion-will be held at Ciacianatr-from September. I2tb to the 20th. Tbe pre mium list amounts to $20,000. No aula will be received, on account of Pleuro pneumonib; bat large premiums will be onered lor Horse macaiBery, steam fire eBgiaee, .die. Garibaldi abo Kossuth. Two dis tinguished Hungarian officers of high rank nave offered their servirtes,through ox-Gov. Kossuth, to Garibaldiind wUb the' assistance of freinds of the eaase in,Glasgow, leave immediately, for the seal of war. uiasgov nercua. Joha F KiBBey has been appointed Chief Justice for the Terriloy of Utah, vice Judge Eckels, resigned. A disease resembling pleuro-pneumo-nia, has broken out among the cattle of Guthrie county. Iowa, and several have already died. Tlie Pacifie and Atlantic Telegraph line is now completed toVirsalia 280 miles from San Francisco, on the But- terfield route. , , i - The steamship Pennsylvania, of tbe Philadelphia, and Richmond line, was destroyed by fire on the night of tlie 19th, ia the James River near James town. ..Three children were lost. The fire was caused by spontaneous Com bustion. ' A woman in Detroit, 58 years of age, on the 25th ult., married a youth aged 18. She said he did'nt amount to much as a man,, but she.had more mosey than she knew what to do with, aad wasted somebody to spend it. Ex. The Blue Sulphur Springs, in Green briar county, Ya., have been purchased for the establishment of a Baptist col lege, at 910,000. Harriet Hosmer, the great Boston sculptress, has a commission from Si. Louis geBtlemen for a bronze statue, of BcBtoB.ior which shew to have 9iu,uuu. The Hon. James ,B. Bonluvlate Uni ted States commissioner to. Paraguay, has declared himself in favor of Break- bridge aad Lane. Evenf JHtpekA. Srria is ia a state, of civil war, and the Haroaitesaad Drusesare killing each other as rapidly as posible. A New Yorker was 'stabbed by a Philadelphia!! with a bowie knife, 'kl the'.St. Niebelas Hotel, New York, o ths evening of the 26ih. U T Samuel C. Paxton, PreaUeat of the Cora Exchange, Bank, died suddenly ia New York Cityi'on tiie 26tli, of con-, gestion of the brain. The Senators whose terms expire ia 1861, aad whoso placs are' to be 'filled by the next Legislature of their States, are Fitxpttricki of Alabama; Johasea.ef ArkaBsas, Gwia of, California, Foster of Cto.nBectfcutYuleeof.Ffoi.Ivjeir son of Geonnin. Trumbull of Illinois. ,- isoir tjtiiiMi iti miitty MEixatwuvci tb aaeaJnym m oar flrsf conviction t readers of the "lfewmmBeV ly mform thimiilvte ia regard tawj aHMtyKsdveatagsa iVaieviJumaee they would give to these nam areas ad smMEsa wwa wmkw son uiaMQSvswtsw, maytbua have hisoma aimtmstl of as both, trueed wportaat,uthcy would ia one siBgle.year increase their crops aBdlheirta'niore tBsa'a!sa senptioa to "Tbe DottoNcwiiB&eV' far teB.orevftnlweatyyeara wouHeaet them. Let.the.BBt.jwdktiaeii4o the test,, and we are coaSdeat, they .will find it'true' Tfcy wSlRBAaK'if they will asahw attexferiaMBVaB$e$ri. ate for tbe purpose, tluiaKWaMww hoeing-awl stirrwg.pC teelsewiwillipro duee ""liaimfiawt.Mi. crops as a good deal of maauiisg,aal Ihatvfor' thVrtnson; suih' tillage bptli. lioas r ere wn- a4a'petapresce1a mellow: and finely divkl4auts' af Bw soil, aad amy be subsumed ia.the alaae of manure wbeMyer there ia a seascity of the latter, or aa?Mlwrcire'aiic wkiag to nwOiesuck asubiwiuta 'ex pedient.;, An experiment'whwib iwonhl put;this. matter to;tkete,sjiyIfcmsf. or other, reader of, litis peneJU.inMcht easily make, by setting apart a portion of his garden,' or-of a field.7 tobi pit into corn or some root eropyaasl thes, duriBg the.gtpwjh of lbs crop. kesftaVs soil of that, pertiea .of ihe.fiekl aadiaaf den very fine, loose and melfowbyj sui table hoeing and stirring while on soms neigtiboring' portioh''df thevgatsea?or fields BBder tbe sasne erep J hysshewM apply a good dressing of;soaK appropri- -ate fertilizer. Such an experiment might be made with sa9celyaay trouble or. expense, and as k weoW ae-aoahly quitu iutaresUagt'bnLalsmriasBraolree, and suggestive of some possible improys meals, we hope quite a uamher.el'the readers of the Newspaper' Wfll make suclran experiment during llie'cstittg season, and report tbe resalis:'tat'ine close thereof!, 7 Hera k :alchueer.for those, whohave. public spirit; eaaaghi make them with that they might, some way or other, contribute, were it jButa" small mite, to the increase of sgrKuiraral kBCfwIedgSfaad the improremtntrefiag- ricultural practice. They caa..d.'sa by trying some such' experiment, and. re porting 'the results. But the meat ion of the proposedexperTment'has jmM"as away from U10 tram'bf fbowgbt'whieh we bad ia mind wbeB -ws eoasmeaead thii present writing. In takiajr apeur pea, it was our main purpose tasayljuir, inasmuch as scanty orpooV crops are a yery cemmon matter of com'plainti'iail as a great many'wish'L!tbat they "bad mors- asaaura as thtircpmawaa fhan they' make every, yearon taeHtobwa. farms, there is a source of comfort aad bonsolatioa for' SBchmrmers-both foe; those wbogrieve'everUlieif satairtrops and those who1 would like to;haveimono fertilisin? materials ta nut, UDoanlWar Linis :for all such, ,we propose ,to saj. mere is coraiort anu oonsoiaiion m wci, that by thorongh tiltagc-hoeing itif riag, pulveriziug and mllowwgr-'sf soil as good crops caa;be raisedaar by orui nary appucauou oBUBana Bsawf f. We propose'd also to 'bring foifwaril some facts in pi oof and -iUustratiop of the berieficiar resulti'of keepmg the soil ia a mellow, loose, aad finely pwrrer ized;coadjtioa. ia order to fix. and . deep en tlie conviction that the ajlvantagea.o.f keeping the soil in this' condiifoa aro too numerous and'too'impbitaat'Sa'Be neglected as much'aethey" areata the farming of the great ma jeriiy J j We were led to .undertake this task of endeavoring to produce a deep jaml operative- convietiea'ef the advaaiagea ofkeepiag the" soil ia a free leose,'' po rous, finely pulverized coadi tiew -fay she hope that bundredsao( the; readers -fif the "Newspaper" might be so-far Mr fldeBced by our proof and illustratita observations a 'to lay 'their plaas for the work af the eomtag season iai sash, a way as to be provided bebecbsaU with .the proper, (irapjements,t. aad ta 'bring the beneficial operatioa of thor ough stirring of the soil fo test, aaii ia such a way- at avail themselves te eaabie7 tacts' a of the advantaMa which such; thorpught jtiOegt ;usuewy. jf aot always, bnngswith lt Oae-rer of the "Newspepcr"' has'foiiad much advantage ia thorough tilbige,2 aad hi would Kke to have bthersBnTesiehahea te enjoy the same. - J" H y l: . . fr 1 "O Thstwriter af- the DechuatMnef Ia- dependence WMpeasknmtelfc bmA Jefferson need to: leM iwitb Maai'chW, He was fiWhome; wbjsnascrjnd, and a slave arriyed out pt breath to in form his master of the ifm- Ar karwagthsgiHsrieVrukVia. quired: ..... . 1 Bat were bobs of my bosfcs anted?? "No massa, but we saved the da!" wasthe.reply, , ,a ; "That'e yery, sisfkW. r saida aateil -heart oa beiBc.hiased.by.lirlwrefjs "WeiritieaFir makol it laral.ia pSelnc, - w ' - xm rrl halth. wbiWmi- is pkylsg c3thatiBStramcat! " la 1T7T his fomily ''manoa' was srat"ah'.