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one VOL. XXI.-NO. 42. PAW PAW, MICH , FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1875. WHOLE NO. 1083. AN QUI lloVs I.AMKNT. I hruin my utrxkliattn tin knob Dm taa rhntui r do r. Ami bopM to have It 1.1. iy lilli il Ah iu th ilayn ol yore. 1 tlnnk .t is iTii)tf tlilWBt QU S:mtv MNbM no more-! I'm satS I likf my iiairty-lioni Am wi 11 bh when ;i boar, Aral I ooald rkU t botbf horse Ami Mow it triuuit n. Nor do I y t ih my mvM if One itingli youthliil joy. I am not aMJSSf oM ! Ill fnUf I'm yoi. up. r BOW HUM when Vpem it taiii liattw- ft Id 1 IUmjM my mimic men. I'll; ilst an fond ol (tag! f IHipi Ami i-ooki. h, now as thru. I n ally think it hi too bad, For whoa i go to mo. With roltk in MOd st. Bichoaw, Th r- is not rYn a trn- Opapriagliif through Um potior floor, Ai, th N wui wont to be. W04 hav- DOOOffM of aOSMSSt toj?, CM UinlJtt, bftila ami ofartn. Ami all tin1 nulily WOI0B tlollf, With tiw u) ii tin ir In-aiU, Who wm it to wmk footttoooly From out tin ir tiny bodol QOOd Santy hax dOM rtrd me FOt lliiVH nf lOMOf Hl.f, AadtdMNagk I Ibtah it trory hard To mips th' old inrprioo, I I r!iaii-. who knows ? I am too old, And Nicholas is w ise ! MY (I1K1STMVS RBTBNGB. I do not think there is any need of my explaining how it happened that T, who when Lorn had expectations of quite fair fortune, should have found myself, when womanhood oems, obliged to earn my daily bread. Bat so it was; and in one of the large tewing machine empori ums (no matter which one) of a leaning American city, I held a position as a teacher for several yean, My duties were Very monotonous; but I used to extract considerable amount of interest and amusement! while engaged in giving instruction, from learning the histories and they were very varied of my scholars. If the proverbial cup oi ten unlocks the female tongue, I found that a lesson n bus machine, and initia tion into the mysteries of setting needle, winding a bobbin, and regulating a ten sion, were even more conducive to com munioation. J do not wish to appear egotistical, but 1 must confess to quite n power which I seemed to possess of gain ing the confidence of my pupils, through my habit ot taking an interest in them ; also that I was very fond of SU "owet true tale;" perhaps some malicious critic would call my propensity by no higher name than female curiosity. Even now, though time has brought its changes to me, and 1 no longer haunt the old familiar places, I often find my self recalling one and another among toe many romances and stories in which I figured as an interested and sympathetic listener, and occasionally an unsuspected actor. The present recollection always comes back foment the Christmas time; find, therefore, when the season rolls around Sgsin. with its merriment and ch er, its mistletoe and holly, its written and un written tragedies and comedies of life, I feel like recounting it to others, The position ol instructress brought me almost entirely in contact with mv own sex. Sometimes 1 had a male pupil one of a mildly mechanical turn, who would wish to become familiar with the B&aohine, HO as to be able to assist some wife or sister; but the instruction -room, as a rule, was usually quite free from frequent visits i f the sterner sex. During the fall of a special year I be came conscious, however, that a certain Mr. Harry Lee, a gentleman whom I knew to be an ultimate acquaintance of one of my employers, and whose face was quits well known to all in the estab lishment, began to occasionally drop into my department and look on during in struction hours. He was very pleasant and gentlemanly In his manners, and gave as an excuse for the interest he took, that lie was a born Yankee, and there fore very fond of inventions. Although there were other teachers, I discovered that he Ungated most fre quently in my vicinity, and seemed more interested in my conversation than that of my companions. 1 was young at the time) and no doubt had the usual desire of my sex to please. I felt flattered, perhaps, at his ri ipeotful attention, and took particular pains to make my ob servations On "what I knew about sew ing machines " as intelligent ns my lim ited powers permitted, Ss soon became a frequent visitor, and sometimes when business was dull would linger and con verse on other subjects besides the tech nicalities (if the trade. I found that he was well educated, had traveled consid erably in his own country, and knew, as they say, " men and things." His inti mate friendship with one of the firm prevented any remarks as to the fat quency oJ his visits; and he made the additional apology for possible intrusion, thai ht was very much nt his leisure and B metinit m thought of connecting himself with the busmen. I must ad mit that I was quite interested in him, and felt pleased when sometimes he would bring me soaas) favorite book aboul which he bad conversed and Slfltltngod views, or ask my opinion on some maga zinc article that was engrossing public attention. I had never given thought to his relations in life whether he was married or single; he had simply been to me n pleasant episode among my daily labors; and the flash of his blue BVet and frank smile when he was saluting me, I i't first considered as merely among the other usual incidents of my tlaily life. It was during a somewhat extended conversation, one day, some weeks after our first acquaintance, that the thought flashed BStOtl my mind that he had SSI P trouble and was unhappy In connection with his atl'ections. His opinions of the female sex, I discovered upon probing him a little, were not very enthusiastic or hN oli rd. Sometimes, when speaking of marriage and its relations, I thought his remarks rather cynical and bitter; and onCS or twice he criticised some of my young and fashionable pupils wry a verely, seeming SO have a very poor opinion of them as to their usefulness as probable wives and mothers. I natural ly always defended my sex; and once when I laughingly expressed my belief that if 1 SVer should MS the woman d. s- tin .1 to be his wife, it would no doubt be one of those same petty, useless, fashion able creatures against whom he railed so bitterly a look ol pain pasted across his lace, that set me to thinking that I had touched a sore spot in his experi ence. We became very good friends, eventu ally; indeed, I am afraid that should I eoness to the truth, we indulged t little Li harmless and pleasant flirtation, 1 know that I was always pleated to sse him; and lam sure that he often lingered beside me in a manner savoring a little of devotion. Still this was only on the surface; and I grew more and more certain, from a melancholy flint often possessed him, that there was some se cret connected with his domestic life of an unhappy character. At hist, from an accidental remark of one of my employers, I discovered the " skeleton in his closet." He was a I married man, but separated from his wife, I think that I felt a little pained at the information and I certainly could not help the OOlllntSt of my manner when next I met him. He saw the change, and asked with his eyes for an explanation, though not with his tongue. Had he taken the latter liberty, it is very possible that I might have told him, ami then this story woidd never have been written ! As it was, a few hours thor oughly calmed me; showed me some thing of the imprudence of which I had been guilty, in making so close an ac quaintance with a man about whom I Knew literally knothing; and rouseu all the woman within me, in pride and a dim Suspicion of revenge. That revenge was much nearer than I could possibly have dreamed ; and un like most revenges, no sorrow is entailed by the recollection. But of that anon. Following the discovery, the lirst thing I 1 did was to enlarge it by ascertaining particulars how, is a matter of no con tequenoe in connection with this story. What I additionally discovered, however, is Of consequence. He had married a pi tted, wayward, beautiful girl the only child of wealthy narents, who had bv injudicious man- Bgement fostered every weakness of her character. He bad formed her acquaint ance and married her after a short court ship, while on a visit to her native town, and aft- r a few months removed to the city, where he now Jmade his residence. He had brought her home to the house of his mother, who, with her sister, was of the true New England type. They were thorough-going, practical women, notable housekeepers, slightly Puritani cal in their beliefs, and holding very little sympathy with youth and imxperi enoe. The young wife was impulsive, unused to discipline of any kind, care less, ignorant of any habits of industry, but warm-hearted and afl'ect innate. No doubt a very troublesome relative to the staid, methodical women with whom she took up her residence. Unfortunately for the wife, also, her husband had been taught SO look up to his mother and sister as the best of women, and had loudly faucied that When his new treasure came under their control all those little weaknesses, of which he had soon become aware after marriage, would be cured by their ex ample and advice. Hut his sanguine hopes were doomed to early disappoint ment. Instead of Lis wife growing docile and yielding she became more willful and intractable, rebelled with a high spirit against any rule, ami looked upon her husband more as a companion with whom to enjoy the amusements of fashionable society, than as a helpmate and friend with whom to pass through the trials and cares of hit had I kind heart and warm Still she affections; and had more love and sympathy been exhibited in connection with efforts to change her habits, and less cold, severe eXSCtiona shown on the part of her hus band't relatives, the event might have bstsl better fot all. At last oat usual , result followed. Quarrels became of frequent OOOUrrenoe ; estrangement grew i up Pet e n husband and wife ; and it WSJ only a year after their marriage that the young wife, one day, after a passion ate outbreak and most unhappy scene with her husband, left his home and re- turned to thai f In or parents. Here she w, is not 'idy received 1 ith open arms, bwt condoled and sympathised with to her great injury a divorce proposed, and all chance of reconciliation de stroy ed. Buck WM tht painful story, as I gath ered the particulars no rare one in the world, I am quite aware, and yet sad 1 enough as embodying the wreck of two lives. Perhaps a knowledge of the whole softened my pride toward Mr. 1,' trifle, though it by no means cured mv Hounded self-respeet or put memori al ante with myself. What more ac quaintance might have followed is un certain ; perhaps none whatever, under the changed conditions j nor have I the clearest idea how my revenge would have b D accomplished, had I not been favored by new and unexpected circum stances. It Wat in the month of December that one very cold and blustering morning a lady was ushered into the instruction room by one of the sidesmen. She was a young and remarkably pretty woman, as I discovered at the first glance, and dressed vary becomingly in the prevail ing mode. The usual remarks that "she was afraid she would be stupid," and DM reassurance that I had taught pupils from 12. to so in age, and from Irish Xorah to the Hon. Mrs. Highflyer in position, passed between us ; and then, after feet were comfortably warmed, and gloves removed, the lesson began. Upon the raising of her veil, as she a at d her self, I discovered that her beautiful brown eyes showed traces of recent fears; and several times as the lesson pro gressed an unconsciously drawn long sigh or soi proved very plainly that she bad lately passed through some strong emotion, and that nature was kindly re storing the equilibrium. In the course of the lesson, tl a day, she told me that she was married and the mother of a little boy somewhat OVOI a year old. She hinted at trouble in connection with her marriage relations, and of lets news that had caused the est night to be ipent very unhappily. She seemed low-spirited, and deeply ashamed of her ignorance as regarded idl knowledge of sewing or the construc tion of the simplest garment. I snoour aged her told her that patience and ap plication were only necessary, as she showed very good natural abilities anil would learn easily. Bat she replied sad Iy that she was afraid that those were virtues she had never cultivated, nor even until lately deemed at all necessary. She assured me that I could form no idea how useless and helpless she had been. She DSC never her mother had never liked to sew, and wished her to do so, telling her that there wi re plenty of poor people who would be glad to do such labor instead. She hoped I would not laugh at some of her no doubt trilling and silly questions, as she had never evi n made a garment of any kind in her life not even a little one lor ht r baby .' I laughed good-naturedly ; 1 could not help it ; and told her that she took too severe I view of her dclicieiieies thai there were plenty of Other ladies just like her ; but she said, smiling a little mournfully in return, that if I knew how bitterly she had lately begun to under stand what an uneducated woman in useful matters she was, and how incon venient she had found the position, I would not wi nder at her desire to do better. The first lesson was succeeded by others, for several days following, dur ing which I learned that she had been married between two and three years j that she had always before her marriage led i gay ami luxurious existence, per haps because she bad never known of any otlier, la r part nts being fashionable but terflies ; that she had passed thrOUffh I great Borrow, oeen very sick when he babe was born, and was DOW just begin ning to appreciate some of the realities Of life. She confessed that it was when recovering from a sick-bed, and among the new and strange feelings that came with the birth Of her babe, that she had awakened to the truth, and listened to the promptings, always before ignored, of her more practical nature. That it wa.s through the advioeofa kind friend, who had been with her through her sick ness, that she had purchased a sewing machine, the friend believing tnai it would be a good beginning in her florts to do something useful. All this my new pupil did not tell me in so many words, but it was the sub stance of what I gathered by dsgTOtt. I was very much interested as usual i ; and one day, as she was leaving, OSSUally remarked that her husband wss no doubt pleased at her progress in masu ring the mystery. Then I heard what 1 had-al-mOSt before suspe.'ted, as with tears fill ing her eyes she said that she hail no husband in one sense that she hud sep arated from him that it was her own fault an act done by herself in hot an ger and rage, but now bitterly repented. She indicated that there were others to blame, but did not excuse bstSelf ; and said that she had spent, the night pr i OUS to the day on which she had taken her first lesson, in great grief from learn ing that be was very toon to sail for Europe, and the thought that they would tin n be utterly and forever separated had nearly driven her to distraction, I felt vary sorry never more so for any numan being ; her repentance was so sincere and her SOtTOW SO hopslsSS. A dim suspicion had been creeping through my mind during this last relation, that I had heard a story something akin to this before; anil as she was about leaving I reminded her that although we were well acquainted as ti acher and pupil, I had never yet heard her name. Apologizing for her remissness, she handed me I card as she left the room. I will not say that I was very much surj.rised, for t had half guessed the ooinculence by intuition when I read on the card I held in my hand, 44 Mrs. ( Iracie Lee. " Yes, it was Harry Lee's wife who had been my pupil : A great many itrSTtge feelings were at work within my breast during the next ten BUUUteS. I bad DOT seen Mr. Lee tot some time; he had avoided the instruction room a course of OOndOCt for which I had been thank ful. I had heard nothing of his inten tion of going to Europe, and felt sure it must be a new project, very suddenly thought of. And why Had my actions snytmng to do witnitl I fan sorely distressed before I had done thinking out the whole matter; and I might have been even more so had I Hot possessed a resource always so dear to women and children that of doing something. Now ski rest of this is going to be very brief. On my bed, that nigat, tht de sire to 44 do something," lioru Ol the n--ity, took practical shape, and I saw my way to my revenge on Harry h. . . Dickens' Christmas stories were then fl the height of their popularity; I had been fascinated bv them, and to their influence and that of the approaching holy season perhaps my plans wi re chiefly due. I hope my itunginnry blushes may be spared, wht n 1 say thai to accomplish it I tOOkOOOasioa to throw DQVSeli into Mr. Lee's way (f course by apparent accident), ami that within a week I had won him back to the instruc tion room and the renewal of our friendly OliatS, though at such hours (late in the afternoon) that there was no chance of his meeting his wife. That I never la in. red harder with any pupil than with that willing but nervous little lady, to enable her rapidly to become not only proficient at the machine but to SB m so. Tin n that I progressed by making an appointment with Mrs. Lee, On some excuse as to my convenience, at 4 o'clock 08J the afternoon before Christmas Christmas Eve at a very early stage of the anniversary,!, and meanwhile gained a character for benevolence by telling my companions in teaching that they had better go home early and thus enjoy the gay sights and sounds presented by the streets on that ft stive season. And then I crowned the whole by making another appointment with Mr. Harry Lee, for the same place, half an hour later, having in view the necessity of bringing him unexpectedly upon his wife at the very moment when she should be sewing away at the top of her ability. Once upon a time I kept an extraor dinary bug that I bad captured, under a glass tumblt r, for days, to see the change bv which it would become something else. It effected the change one night when I could not see it. and I was 'left 1 very little wiser thau before. And 1 know not much more about the meeting be tween Barry Lee and his wife, over the sewing machine, that evening before Christmas; ss (confound it I I felt myself obliged to leave them alone together iust at the interesting moment, ami they had made it all up before I thought it proper to return ! However, I had my revenge. Mr. Lee (I wish to be understood and believed on this point) never flirted any more with me, however mildly 11 never no more." He went to Europe, but a little later, and took his wife, leaving his little sou with his notable New England moth er, who was sure to take good care of aim though she might not permit him to romp too hilariously, They were kind enough to believe that I had been of at r-vu-e to them; and I was the recipient of certain rings, one of which Harry Lee gave me With what I thought was rather a conscious look, and the other of which (a ie Let gave me with no shamefaced' ncss and I hearty kiss. I saw them together, and at home again, in a pretty new home Over which, taught by some mistakes in the past, the wife was sole mistress, apparently very happy, the next Christmas; and 1 think that Mrs. Lee, under some sort Of idea that she owed the recovery of her hus band to her tewing machine, looked upon that useful article as ipeuiefl of good fairy, and her seat at it as a place of refuge, and aiways was to be found sew ing when things went ail crooked in the household. My after acquaintance with them, at all events, ahowed that the indolent, use less, and self-willed wife had become the busy, useful, and gentle one; and that the husband, who had begun by mis understanding her, had come fully back to his senses, and grown much wiser at to the quality of the woman with whom ht had been intrusted. And something of this, if not aU of it, was the result ol a little flirtation nipped in the bud, and ot My Christmas Revenge. Al'liiu . a tiandCar Trip, The Eargo (D. T.) Timet bat this ex traordinary story : 44 On Tuesday last L. J. Rank, of La Crosse, Wis.: Father (ienin, Catholic Missionary along the line or the Northern Pacilie Hailroad ; Chariot A. Morris, of La Crosse; H. S Hague, of Standing liock, and H. Hodge, of Bismarck, wished to go east from Bismarck. The stage had left on Monday, and would not go again for a Week, Which would delay them too lone to meet engagements' in the States. They thought of a hand-car, and then ahuaderingly considered the job of pumping 'JIM' miles. They Anally con cluded it could and must be done, and, after getting permission to take the car, they bade adieu t the good people of Bismarck and started on their journey, with full stomachs ami light hearts, happy with the thought thai in three days they would bring up at Hi adquar- ters Hot l, at Fargo, a utaanoe 01 100 miles, where they could rest a day before seating themselves iu the Comfortable coaches of the Northern Pncilie, and be whirled along their journey. After being out a few hours and getting pretty tired, an idea suggested itself which proved a blessing during the rest of the jour ney. .Mr. KUSS hail an A teni, ami with it thev made a sad, which relieved them from the hard work of 'pumping, ami gave tin in leisure to view the objects of intert st along the route. Old BoteSt proved to have a better supply of wind than they did themselves, ami they bowled along at a speed that sometimes made their hair stand on end, making the distance from Uismarck to Eargo in seventeen and a half hours an average of nearly twelve miles an hour. Mr. Walker, the operator here, informed the opstatOt at liismarck of the time of their arrival, and the quick trip excited gen eral astonishment among those who urr posted on the beauties ol hand car trav eling generally." Tnr. following card ia published in the Cuthbsti 1 ( a. i Mi i a ngt rs "Notice Ongsnd after this dsts the undersigned gives notice that he will prosecute any person selling him intoxicating liquors Of any kind, to the full extent of the law. This is not for the purpose of injuring whisky dealers, but to get sober and Atay so. L. H. Orouby." A ROMANCE' Ot THE SKA. j A riin ky uinl I'rt'tty l.lttle Woman--- I BajBStawa Dajrt in a ISaaJl Baal Anld Yewpeela, Snow ami Him ky IhIch. tYaai tin-sun Sjeaetoco OasosM. On the steamer .Mikado, which arrived in this port on Saturday last, came ('apt. droves and his wife ami two children one a babe who have had a most re markabls asotfin from the never-aatiwfled '. jaws of old oeoan. All that human beings ' could Buffer, endure and live fell to their unfortunate lot, The Captain and his wife are both comparatively young, and look sufliciently careworn to have borne the burdens of many more years than i have yet rolled over their heads. The lady is small, delicately formed, and yet plucky, Of courageous, and full of aui- 1 mation when detailing the thrilling ad ventures through which she ami her hus band hat passed. On April 20th they left Antwerp for i 'allao in the ship Albeit Gallatin. They had a prosperous voyage for three months. Hut Aug. 2d, off Cape Horn, M degrees south of 7'.' le grees west, a heavy sea struck the ship and carried away the rudder at about j 10 o'clock, p. m. Then for fourteen days every effort was made t i replace it, but the weather Continued severe and the rough winds and waves tossed the rudderless ship to and fro like I cork. And all this time, as the heavy seas rolled over the vessel, every soul on board w as continually drenched, so that not one Of them WOte a dry garment for two 1 weeks. At length, Aug. Ifitb, the over 1 washed ship was found to lie within two 1 niih s of the Idlefonao Islands and drift ingon to the rookt. Immediately all no board the unmanageable vessel were com pelled hastily to abandon her, which tiny did in two life-boats at about 2 a.m. The Captain, his wife, twochil- dren and Ave seamen took one boat, and the remainder of the crew the other, and the latter have not been heard from since. After all were in the small boat, the Captain's brave little wife rushed on ; to the ship and snatched the chronom -ters and charts and brought them away safely. The life-boat soon filled vith water and was well-nigh swamped beside the ship. The boat got away with sixty pounds of bread. But this was sa; m ated with salt water when she filled. Th( y brought away no fresh water, and ; for two days were without a drop while driven about by the hoisti reus wavessnd ; seeking a landing-place. August 17th they got on shore on Hermit Island, but the six days they remained there it thunder ed and lightninged ami anOWecL and WSt j ho c.'ld that they were little better ofi thau tin the o:ean. The rocky isle was barren, uninhabited ami desolate. August 24th they left this island, hot ing 1 to make Stateii Land, some hundreds of I miles distant, but near the Straits, of Le msire, through which, vessels often pass. They were out but a single day, howev- er, when the sea became loo heavy for , them to proceed and drove them back Into Scour neld Hay, on Herscheil Island. But the sea was so rough they could not land, and had to stay in the boat all night. Everything was wet, and they had to bail constantly to keep the boat from going down with them. That night Wat very sold, and tht; canvas over their heads froze stifl. They could not Ue down nor sleep, and had to sit in a stooping position, which Mrs. Groves did with her babe on her lap, 1 while the snow on the awning pressed it down so low and hard upon her head that her attitude was anything but eotn- fortable. Next day they navigated around this island and landed on Wellas ton Island. While on these black, bar ren and rocky islsnds they often found it difficult tO get a tire, and sufleled in tolerably from the cold. Here they found t little wild celery, which they mixed with their salt H i soaked bread and preserved meats, which they bad served in small quantities. The daily allowance of each one was but a couple of ounces of this BOarSS fare, which WSS warmed altogether, ami each OUS took a spoonful. There were nine souls of them in all. Tin y remained in this dis- i treating condition until the following I Tuesday, when they again started for Stateii Land, with alight wind from the southwest. At midnight tin ij wife be- aimed an hour or two, after which the wind freshened from the northward. Next day it blew a gale from the north- northwest, and m the evening the temp est became so nei ce tin y Were obliged to make a raft of their oars and lash the boat to them and let her drag, while they Were kept constantly balling. Tiny again lost all the fresh water on board, the boat filled and dssttojsd all their provisions, and aln to her husband 44 1 guess we time." That night ( troves looked up and said, sadly, are gone tins thev drifted back about t rty miles from the land they V t day was more were approaching. mod- rate. Some of the men fell asli : : on their oars and lost three of them. Hit in the heavy seas, whenever a wave came, they Were obliged to pull for life. AftCI a Week of such voyaging, the Captain' wife one day saw I ship. They pulled for her, but were not observed. The day following, about .'t p. m., they saw an islam' about twenty-five miles oil'. At T p. m., they sighted I vessel ai d made for bsr She proved to be the ship Syren, from BOttOfl to Honolulu. The shipwrecked wanderers had SOW been afloat or on frozen islands i r eighteen days, in all of which time they bad never had I change of garments, having lost everything when they aban doned the ship. When they wen taki n 1 on board the men were SuttOSt blind. All were nearly starved, and one snikaT was out of his'miml. They had to be raised oi board has ship, and not one of 'them could stand or walk, their knees being almost stifl ami their strength nearly exhausted. Yet during all those eighteen days of dreadful tuflaring M s. (i roves bad managed to BUSS her 1 aba and preserve both its Ufa and her own. : Capt. Newell, of the Syren, was ex tremely kind to the sufferers, and they say words can neither portray good ness nor express their gratitude. When they reached Honolulu, some of the good people there cared for the VUl STB, and the Mikado brought them to our city. The Heine IKntor. t HIL11LAINS. The best application in the world for frosted feet or chilblains is to pour iph its of turpentine i r coal oil on the s4o li ings and In the boots. Almost imm di ate relief is given. i-iMi-nns. Pimples on the face usually indict b some defeet of nutrition or some error in food Many persons, on the adoption of a wise and reasonable diet, become for the first time free from pimples; therefore, instead of doctoring them with medicines, you should look well to your habits of life, improve your digestion, wisely regulate the diet, and keep the skin active by proper bathing, and much life out of doors. Few people, i tpe- cially women, appreciate the good effects of outdoor life, unconstrained by tight dresses. TO AVOID iTTSTTiSaSTrSSt If you wisii to sleep well, eat Sparingly of sarly suppers. Avoid all arguments or contested subjects near night, as well as any train of thoughts rehearsing inju ries, even if real, as allot" these are likely to have a bad efl'eet upon a person who is apt to be sleepless at night. Avoid hamg too much company. Many per sons become so excited with the BUM ting of friends that slssp departs for a time. There ia probably nothing better, aft) C cultivating a tranquil mind, than exer cise in the open air. By observing these simple rules, sleeplessness, in the ma jority of instances, may be wholly cued. WANTS. Warfs are very troublesome and dis figuring. The following is a perfect cure, even of the largest, without leaving any scar. It ia a Frenchmani prescrip tion, and has been tested by the w: ;N i Take a small piece of raw beef, ste p It at night in vinegar, cut as much from it as will cover the wart, and tie it on : if the excrosonce ii on the forehead, fasten it on with strips of sticking plaster. It may be removed in the day and put on every night. In one fortnight the WI I will dis and peel oil. Tin tame pj - aoription will ours corns. HEAKTY 1IUKAKKASTS. In a large majority of cas a, say1 tilt Journal o Healtht it will be foui d tl at the best and healthieat meal of the day should be eaten in the morning. H the closing repast of the day hat not bet n eaten too late, or has not been excessive hi quantity or indigestible in quality, the stomach will be rested snd active w the morning alter the individual has en joyed t coo! bath. The stomach will then respond quickly with the necessary gastric juice for the solution of food, and, If a fair amount of exercise is tak( U during the day, a large mass of ft od trill be assimilated and converted into blood and tissue. With a good, substantial breakfast no great amount of food will be required during the remainder oi the day. HOW TO TREAT Wot NO-.. Every person should know how to In at i flesh wound. Every one is liable t(. be placed In circumstances away from surgi cal ami veterinary aid, where he may save his own life, the life of .'. friend 'i ' beast, simply by the exercise of little common sense. In the first place, close the lips of the wound within the 1 and hold them firmly together to i hi ck the flow of blood until several ttitches can be taken and a bandage applit cl. Then bathe the wound for a long tune in cold water. 44 Should it be painful,'' a correspondent says, "take a panful of burning coals and sprinkle upon them common brown sugar and hold the wounded pari in the smoke, in a min ute ox two the pain will be allayed, and the recovery proceeds rapidly, in ny OSSe I rusty nail had made a bad wound in my foot! The pain and nervous ini tation were severe. This wss all removed by holding it in smoke fifteen minutes, and I was able to resume my ret ding in comfort. We have often reoooimendV i it toothers with like result. LtSt WSt k oue of my men bad a finger-nail torn t u.r by a pair of ice-tongs. Jt became v. . y painful, as Was tO ht expected. Held b) sugar smoke twenty miuutes, pain ceased, and promised speedy recovery." Tt nEMovc postmen bombs' ncm ; i r-. EVE. A medical correspondent of the Lon don Lam I makes a suggestion which may prove useful OB emergency to tOBM of our readers. He says : 44 In consequence of the difficulty 1 expert need in removinn from a patient a portion of steel imbedded in the c r hm. which did not vield to MDUd or tieedle, 1 le.virne some other meitt ot removal neoeassrv. Dry, soft white ri . waste suggested itself to DM, and WSS wound round a thin piece ot wood. Ml to b napletely envelop the and. Tmt toft application was brushed once backward . ana forward boriaontally over the part of the sofnsn arbors tht foreign lubstsnoa ItaS fined. To my astonishment, it w.. t i nice entangled by the delicate but strong meshes of the silk, and was withdrawn with saim the greatest ease, caught by Ibt A gentleman, iu turning steel at a lathe, suddenly felt that a portion had enter .1 ins eye, Ba went at obos to a surge, n. who, with the most skillful BBSBs niattlffl. failed to extract the same, saying it would soon work out of Hself. The next morning the patient saw ml having stiffen d severelv since tht1 iti ci- dent, and on the first applicatiui the j iortiou of st el was extracted."