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PCILUBSI) WlWlT, In Haile's Block, third floor, over tho Bank. . ; ; uy w. ii. fostisu. Tb "Asksica" will bm Umod on FrlJy,of ttch tck, od mniloJ to subscribers at $1,40 per sonuin, jjbl ia dvaoco, copy will be furrtshsd rrtls, to any person or persons obtaining tea sabsoribors. JO" Persons tending Itemi of news from tbe vinous portion! of tbe count jr will be entitled to ar tbnuk. - 1 EcDot0 ot tfjc Srntttffttl. From the Home Journal BONO OF THE SEWING-MACHINE. t eroauK P. MORRIS I'm tbe Iron Kccdle-Woinaa f Wrought of sterner stuff tban clay And, unlike the drudi human, Nerer weary nlgbt nor day Nerer shedding tears of eorTow, Nsvor mourning friends uotru, Never caring for tbe morrow, Never begging work to do. Poverty bring! no dUatterf Morrlly I glide along, for no thankless, sordid matter, Errr seeks to do me wrong i JS'o extortioners oppress me, No Insulting word I tlrtsd I're no children to distress me With anceaing cries fur brand. I'm of hardy form and featnre, For endurance framd aright I'm not pale misfortune's creature, I)om'd life's battle bere to (Ight I Mine's long of cheerful measure, And no tndor-current flow ' To destroy the throb of pleasure Which the poor so seldom know. Ia tbe ball I bold my station, With the wealthy ones of earth, Who commend me to the nation For economy and worth, While unpaid the tVnikU labor, In the ttU-euamber lone, Where the smile of Mend or neighbor Never fur a moment shone. Jlr creation li a blessing To tbe Indigent secured, BanUhlug tbe cares distressing Which so man j have endured i a Mine are sinews superhuman, Ribs of oak and nvrvea of steel I'm the Iron Neodlo-Woutin Born to toil aud not to fool. c lect JH foe c U a n n. J WAS ITA MISFORTUNE. DV T. S. AUTH fit. Impossible !' exclaimed Morris lies ton, starling up from hi desk. 'Impos sible I' ho repeated, his faco growing vory ry pa:o. 'It in too too true.' wni tlio answer mado by n gentleman, who h:tI como hurried ly into tho store of Mr. Ileston. ! have tho news from it reliable source.' Failed !' Yes ; and fail od badly. It h allowed that not ton cents on tho dollar can pos sibly bo realized. I hopo hodoes'nt owe you much.' Not n groat deal !' wan answered eva sively, thoitfjli with ÜI-coik-ouIimI jinxi tj5 yet, enough to nwcop away nearly all my profits on iho year's bttainuft.e, nhould tlio lu!i bo t'tnl. It bo on 3our looker Yo.' To a laru amount ?' Thrco Ihottsn nl tiollarH.' I thoul.t bo win Hound to tho coro. Tho rcriorlH in regard to hin standing have alwayn bton A Xo. I.' IIo ha boon enaod, it in aid, in Mino btnd Kpoculutioiiü, w hielt bavo turned out iliuitrou-dy. Tho old story ol tho Jot; and tho nbadow. Well, we tnnt o.xpoct Mich tiling, md moot them with ti mueh ptiiloHophy ai can boMim monud to our uid. (iood morning.' And tho man went out ni hurritvlly ts bocomo in. A ho loft tho htoro Mr. ilcftton turned with udiftturbod manner to hit lodger, nnd threw over tho loaves norrotuly. Pausing at an account, he footed it up rapidly. Tho penciled lli uros allowed tho um of four thoiiiuud eight hundred and ixty-onc dollitrn. Tticr vn crodit by biil-t receivable, of four thousand doll ant; threo thousand und flvo hundred of which had boon discounted, and would maturo in Ivm than a month. MorrU Helton wai a yonnj? man who bad been, in bunlnoNi only about two yearn. Tho cupitnl on which liocm inonccd wtii Iohh than two thousand dob lam; and tho whole oi (hit ho had li ved from hin milarv. Ho wan activo, induitriou and intelligent, and on the road, many predicted to fortune. Hut in quo thill!? bo wan ImlUereet. And . i l. iii . a i mat wan in nemnj too largely to a ntn glo customer. No wonder that ho start ed and turned pale on hearing bud nowa from thin customer; for Iohi hero wan equivalent to ruin. Already tho rela tion between receipt and payment wan no clone, that any crloun detlcieney in tho one, or lncrvaio in the other, would provo ft nourco of cmbarrartsment; and to have between thrco and four discount ed billi como back upon him in four weekn, would certainly cutno him to atop payment. ho need not plcturo tho troubled eventn which followetl, too hiirely, the confirmed intelligence of tlio failure ot this distant customer. Jlcnton wuh too weak to bear tho prcssuro thatenmo up. on him, and no ho wuh forced to ive way. A few of bin creditor who had faith in bin integrity and ab'liiy, would cheerfully havo reduced tneir claims nnd given him ample lime on tho hub nnco ; but tho majority, who bad no per aonal interest in him," and looked only to thcmnelvecs, acted upon tho common ndaijo current in such casen, that the flrxt los i the best loss,' and nwcpt evt'rytiHii'X, leaving the unhappy, mur tißedand dispirited 3'oun man without a dollar with which to bein the world again nay, even worse than this, lenv in bun Hoverul tliouhiind dollars in debt; for, m throwing bin 8tock into auction, and forcing collections, fccrioun losses were inevitable. Troubles rarely como nlono. Anoth cr, and to our voting friend, a Hadder disaster followed. Ho was under en gagement of marriage, and thotimool itn eclcbtation hud boon fixed. From tho moment rumor Oiled tho air with ro- port of bin heavy lo?v?! and danger of Ay Ay VOL. 1 failure, lie thought ho could perccivo a change in tho manner oihm bethrothed IIo tried to think thin only imagination; but tho chango seemed to grow daily moroand more apparent. At last it bo camo necessary lor him to tell her of his misfurtuno and tbo blight whicl had como over Iiis worldly prospects. IIo still bud faith in her, htill tried to deceivo himself notwithstanding tho ro cent chango in her mannor. Sho listened with a coldness of cxto- rior that chilled him to tho heart; then gavo a few tears; and then eat in irres ponsivti ilenco. Stung by this apparent want of nym path, and bewildered by tho con vie tion that a new and heavier misfortune wan about to cloud tho ely of bin life, tho young man btaried up, and stand ing boforo tho cmbarrafsed girl, caid, with much agitation of tono und man iter . 'Agnes I how am I to understand this? Aroyou, too, only a summer friend T Scarcely had tho words passed from his lips, cro tho started to her feet, and glided without a word of answer from tho room. For tho maco of nearly ten minutes. Ilcpton walked the floor of tbo untirt ment in which ho hud been left utone, every moment expecting the return of hin betrothed, but elio camo not back. ttho cud of thli' tnjriod. ho led the house in so wretched a state of mind, that for a brief season, bo meditated Holf-dctruclion. iiut wiser thuuurUtf restored him to better feelings. Unco moro bo called to isco tho yet enthroned idol of bis affections ; but sho refused to meet him, and tho idol was cast down and broken into frag moats at his feet. It wan but gilded clay, and not fino gold as ho had vainly believed. Tho eltoet of this double misfurtuno was altogether paraluing. llcston fell into a tato of gloomy inacticn. Friends uriredhim to louk tho world bruvcly in tho lacoonco more, and begin again, with a htout heart, tho battle of life. Jiut ho answered 'No I havo been mocked once. Lot that sulliee. I will not run the risk ot another such disaster.' She is unworthy of a thought.,' Kaid one, alluding' to tho maiden who bad proved so meanly false to her vows, 'and a thousand times unworthy of re gret by ro true a heart as yours. 'It is easy to say alt that,' was an swered in a tone ol oittertus. 'lutt tho heart that once loves, loves on for everloves, cren though tho object ol aliection be proved unworthy.' Mere- poets talk ! Haul tho mend. True love is only based on a perception of qualities. You never truly loved this girl; and time will prove my woids. Let her imago pass from your thoughts like breath from the laco of u mirror. Fling her memory to tho winds., Lotio ellect bail all tins upun the mind ol llesion. lie hehl lumpen aloot IVuiii friends, and remained l'r nearly a yearu kino ol soeiul reeluso, uro'l- ing over the misfortunes which had so early in life made his sky hiiiiIcnh. As a clerk, on u moderate salary, he went through his monotonous round ol du ties, all interent in tho future seeming to have dud outot his heart. At the end of a year there was u gay wedding in tlio city ; gay and imposing enough to create u tluttcr in certain circles. A young merchant, who had started in business at the name t i rue with Ileston, aud being moro Hticecss. ful, had tried another venture in ' lib', even Iho doubtful one of leading to the altar a maiden who had been false to bertlrst lover, turning heartlessly from him when the sunshine K It his path. This had the ellect to Hpur into new life the almost dormant eiu rgies of our young friend. Front that time he walked abroad with a firmer tread, and a countenance more elevated. If his (dd light hearteduess did not return, he showed u cheerful aspect, mid some thing like u genial Hide to his character. The true man in him was moving with a now vitality, and throwing oil' the deud husks ot Ice I ing which closed around him closely as cerements. Mro another year had gone by, an of- ler to commeiioo imsincss iigain or rather, to boco;.io a partner in an old assail t a estaiiiisiien noiiso wan acte ioi, ami ho Htarted in the world oneo more, mo vine with a tendier Men. and with a Mirer prospect. And bo loved again loved an deeply, and tar moro wisely loved one, t hosu light of lovo for him wan an undying tlamo that no waters ol misfortune could ever quench. Morris Ileston was all right with the world again; and wiser ami h.f pier fr tho brief but desolating ntorm which had so sadly marred the beautiful gar den of his young life. Prosperity crowned his business ctVorts, and love made bis homo a Paradise. Now and then ho met on tho idrcet, or in social parties, her who bad played him ho falsely in hisdarkor hours, nev er without an almost audibly breathed utterance of thanks for the misfortune which had proved her tjuality. She was growing yearly into a bold, (Jaunt ing, heartless woman of tho world ; her once beautiful face changing steadily, until, to eyes unveiled by sensuality, it wore a most repellant aspect. To her husband h side she was rarely seen to move, on social occasions, with an tin conscious instinct, as if it was always pleasant to bo near bun; but plainly preferred an man's company to his. 'Thank (lod for mislbrttino 1' wtid Ileston, almost speaking aloud, as lie saw ncr turn irom nor nusoaixi win scarcely concealed disgust, and crown S.I .1.. 1 another man with a wreath ot Minies. 'To mo it came a blessing in disguise. It was fcareely a month, later, when the husband of this weak, vain, unnnn ciplcd woman, returned from bin busi m-ss one evening to find his home deso ft fair BltOOKVILLE, late his lovb hopelessly wrecked, and his baby worst than motherless. J I is wife had abandoned all her tacred du- tics, and throwing Jove, honor, virtue, to tho mocking winds, cast her lot with that ot a false wretch who lured her from the truo path, only to fling her asuic alter a brief season us a worthless thing. Thank Cod for misfortuno V exclaim cd Mr. ileston, in tho iloneo of his swelling heart. It camo to him first from tho lips of his own truo wife, who had grown daily dearer to him since the blessed hour when she bad given hand and heart together. 'Misfortune? 01, no I' ho said. 'It wan not misfor tune, but blessing I Tho sun was still shining in tho sky ; only a, few clouds had bid from mo his loving'faco Almost tearfully did Morris Ileston gather his little children into bin amiv that wvciiiug looking fi-om them to their mother with such loving glances, that hall-wondering and half joy ful, tho happy spouso felt a now delight well, ing in her heart, that gavo u now beau ty to her pure conntenanco. 'I bless (Jod, dear Mary!' luid tho young man, as Hio camo to his mdo, drawn by tho magnetism of his lovo, 'that you arc my wife 1 My true, lov Ing, faithful wite, and the mother of my precious babes.' cry Hollly that happy wife and mother laid her lips upon tho forehead of her husband, the touch thrilling him to tho inmost of bis spirit. Wan it misfortuno that clouded our young friend's life. No-no. Not mis lurtuno in tho darker fcnsc tho Bocm- ng evil was only a blessing in disgulso. And ho, to the right-thinking, tho right feeling, tho light-hearted, will all tho darker dispensations of life provo them selves blessings. Let us bo patient,. hopeful, trusting, when tho skj is shad owed, nor tremble at tho storm that seomn desolating the earth. Tho eleu dy tempest is only a transient condition of nuture; .there is abovo all a perpetu al sunshine. To tho right-minded there, is no mis fortunes. General Putnam. Among tho worthies who ligurod dur ing the era of tho Ameiican revolution, perhaps there wasnono possessing more riguiality ol charier than iieneral Putnam, who was eceentrie and fear less, blunt in his manners, tho daring soldier, without tho polish of tho gen tleman. Jlo might well bo culled the Marion of the north, though ho disliked lisguise, probably from tho fact ot his lisping, which was very apt to overthrow any tricuerv ho might havo in view. At tho time a stronghold, called Jurft'-iici'kt some mile abovo New York, was in possession of tho Jlritish, Put nam, with a lew sturdy patriots, was lurking in its vicinity, bent on driving them from the place, lircd ol lying in ambush, the men became impatient, und importuned the general with questions, as to when they were going to have a bout with the loo. Uue morning, he made a speech something to the folio .v ing ctVect, which convinced them thai something was in the wind: "Fellers You've been idle too long, aud so havo I, I'm going down to Hush's at Ilorseiicck, in an hour, with an ox-tcain, aud u load of corn. If I come back, 1 will let you know the par ticulars; if I should not, let them have it, hythohokcyr Jlo shortley afterward mounted his ox-cart; dressed as one of tho common est order ot yankeo t'armcrs, and was soon at Hush s tavern, which was in possession of the Jliitih troops. Mo sootier did the ollieei's espy him, than they began to question him as to Iiis whereabout, and liuding him a com pit to himplcion, (as they thought,) they began to qui, him, aud threatened to sei.o his corn and fodder. "How much tlo you ask for your whole concern?" asked they. "For marry sake, gentlemen," replied tho huh k clod hopper, with the most deploiablo look of entreaty, "only let me oil, and ymt shall havomv hull team ihkI load for nothing; and If that wont dew, I'll givo my wind I'll return to morrow, and pay you heartily lor your kindness and condescension. "Well," said they, "we'll take you at your word ; leavo the team and proven der with us, and we won't require any bail lor your appearance. l utnam gave up the team, Hinteröd about an hour or so, gaining all tbe in formation that he wished; ho then re turned to bis men, aud told them of the fee and his plan of attack, 1 he morning came, and with it Hal lied out the gallant band. Tho Sritih were handled with rough bunds, and when they surrendered to (Jeneral Put nam, the clodhopper, bo searea-stieally remarked, '(lentlemcu, I have only kept in' word. I told you 1 would call and pay you tor your kindness and con descension." fA.yAMrs. Smith, having lost her husband, advertises aller this fashion ; "host straved or stolen an individ ual w hom 1, in an urgent moment of loneliness was thoughtless enough to adopt as my husband. IIo is good looking and ieeble individual, knowing enough, however, to go in when it rains, unless some good looking girl offers him her umbrella. Anybody who will bring him carefully back, ko that I can chastise him for running away, will be asked to fctay to tea by JlKN It I KTTA A. S M ' 1 : 1 . A Dutchman undertook to tell about a fine new barn, his brother had just finished over on tho 'Whito (Jroud,' and this is the way he did it: "Beter has a treat I.t.go parn pilt ofer on to White Crount 'tis not pilt yet but den do posts bo tero, tint tho shinkles bo tere; ho'rt sold Vm agi", but don lie enn bur more," r if INDIANA,. -HUD AY, Hard-Shell Sern on. Hov. Mr. AJger, of Fulton county, III., is an old fashioned JlrTJUell J3ap list. The following is n specimen of inn stylo or oratory arra isixuuons, as reported by one who wo- "present: "i!v brecthering. I ; u gwme to preach you a anuint o 'tho glorious uoeiriuo uy vnuuf-i, hi ico oilers in grace ; nnd my text you you had JJibles and kno Homowhar in tho second which reads as follows my feet as hen's feet ;' know has got threo cl only ono behind ; ho i: slide backwards um It coon to como down a tr less ho slipped and fell uv coons puts mo in in ught find, -U how to road, t ov Samwcl 'I To maketh ich you all bolero, and ipossiblo to 1 1 be for a 1 llrst, tin i., hi peak in' Homcthln' ft coon in Ui. This ,1; but nil . uv no ae Ai the sum. rknow'd it - it wan ft big ) HUlnuln on skins was n ..ino must bo uld not t a it to ft clerk. , uv it, but ho guv it to him. -that would bo bothered till I to tell. Last winter I . my corn field auJv ' winter I hrd t thO.,,,, tho storekeepers Huto ; count,' 'cause it wan kot mcr. nnd hadn t novtt hadn't much turoO it, ' hin, an' I tuck great y it, uuti mouiu ii -ww, lawful tender at a doll. wuth sunthirr. Ict J, !c for it, and at last g wan glud to get sh wouldti t have it after 1 I culdn't throw It aw in wicked; I was a"MfoV hit on apian which I thought was just tho thing. I put it loosn in my outsido pocket, and started fr homo, but I hadn't got fur beforo l! felt it workln' out. 1 didn t look round when it drupped out for tho Ulf was to loso it ; but 1 was tickled cnouv'U when l lound it was gono at last JJut who can de scribe my feeling when a boy came rtitiniu'and hollerin' '.Mr.Adgcrl hero's your coon skin!' Just so my breelherin with religion. hen a man has wuust got in it ho can't sell it, ho can't givo it away, ho can t loso it. ' unst in grace allcrs in graco.' 'Jlo maketh our feet as ben's feet.' " Sadly VaLrtunate. Neal, in bis "Charcoal Sketches," des cribes a character who speuks of bim- Hclf somewhat as follows: "To mv no tion, this 'ere is a hurd cuso. If I tries to mosey along through tho world with out say in' not hin' to nobody, it woi.'t do Ii vi ia won't come of itself, like tho man vou owe tho money to you are obligated to step uud letch it. If 1 come fur to go lur to paddlo my tub luietly down the gutter ol Jile without bumpiti again the curb-stono on tho one side, I'm sure rj ftground on the other, or lobe upuAf eiomohbw. if I tries Jittlo speculations, htu-h as boning things, I'm hart in to bo cotehed; and if 1 goes pardoners, us I did with Tipps, it won't do he'll tqt-kilulo und burst, und Fin cure to be smashed up and till ed through." Tho Nowburyport Herald tells of a man who made the following reply when asked if he over went gunning to kill birds: "llirds, no I' was the indignant reply. "If I had a gun on my shoul der, 1 never saw a bird or any other game, ltcsides, I noer had a gun; and if I had one, I never had Iho money to buy powder and shot with; and if 1 had bought the powder and shot, I shouldn't have known bow to load ; and if I had known bow to loud, I hhould have been afraid to Uro. Why, I never hpotted a nut tree, wii nilod with fruit, but 1 was sure to find them nil gathered when 1 went after them; and if ever 1 went a nutting, I could get nothing but pig nuts. Tho other lo m could always tiud sweet acorns; but could never find anything but a luuker of a bitter one, and that was sure to have a worm In it. 1 never went a clamming but I wa-stire to get nothing but muscles. I ont o went after quahogs, taking a big basket to fill and carried home tho big basket, but only a single bivalve, the shells of which I preserved as a memorable relic. If 1 w ent a lUhing for eunucrs, I was sure to catch only flounders, r.olhlng but grub bios woufd turn up and u rascally skate I could catch atanv time. 1 went down onco to enjoy a lUh chowder, and was ... . . . i .. . . i i .. . i. obliged to content mvsoii wun tuny porn ami wtttti-es. The nearest thing to luck 1 ever experienced, when a friend caught a big pike. ItiT Charlotte (.Wsman displayed presenco of mind on tho stage at Nash. llle. Tenn., a few ovnnlngs since. In the sleeping sceno In the lilth act, us Lady Macbeth approaches from her chamber, lamp in hand, the light luce ve with which Miss i;uhman h head und shoulders were covered, caught lire and blar.cd like tinder, Miss irishman, without relaxing a mtiscle of her fixed features, or showing by uuy visible sign the Ivt discomposure, caught the blax ingiobo'.u b.er grasp and immediatelv extinguished it. without turning lies eyes right or left, or betraying the least ' .:. . p T. I ! .. I i. . s tn Ol emotion ui iiiiv aum. ou promptly and fearlessly wan it none und so much was it in keeping with the character hhe was playing, notwith standing tho distinctly audible shrieks of some ot tho ladies, many present ae tualiy believed it to bo a pari ol the per fbrinance. Spurgeon says of a prayer, that its iLoropo of the belfry ; pull it, and it rings mo Ocii up in Jicuven. ivce pulling it, and though the bell is u high youcautiothcar it ring, depem i on so up- on it. it can bo hoard In the tower of Heaven, and is ringingbeforc tho throne of Cod, who will give you answers o peaco according to your faith. ro Wiso men minglo innocent mirth with their cares, as a hope either to forget or overcome them ; but to res ort to intoxication for the ease of one's mind, i? to cure nohcohoiy Mith mnd nef. yMy Ay Ay MAY 7, 1858. Pleasures of the Wealthy. In the latter part of tho last ccnturj', thcro flourished in Tans a ven wealthy banker named Nicholas IJoaujon. Uy his liberality, churches and hospitals rrcro endowed and established, some of which even at this day boar his namo. IIo was also .at ono timo tho owner of tho celebrated Elysoe-Bour-born, long tho residence of princes nnd persons of note, which ho enlarged and embellished, and which nubsooueiitlv becomo n royal prlaco. Tho furno of U! . I .!.-.. 1. ms uiuuiiieeuco was sucu, vuai an Jung lishman, jealous of his ropatalion, was determined to satisfy himself of tho fact. IIo called at the banker's resi dence, and was nhown Into tho din ing room; tbo table wan covered with temnting dishes. "Your master liven well, at all ovents," haid tho sceptical son of Albion. alf lee a . t a aiani eir, mo aucnunni repnea, "my master never sits down to table: ho partakes of only ono dish of vegeta ble." "Weill ho has whcrowithal to iratify bin eyes," continued tho visitor, as ho looked up at tho pictures. "Alan sir, my master is nearly blind." 'I suppofie." muttered tho astounded Englishman, an ho passed into another room, "ho comfortn himself by listening to beautiful music." "Alas I sir, toy rnastor ban never beard that which is rdaved hero: ho goes to bed early in tlio lioben of got. ling a few moments' roposo. " cl I J but your master, at all events, enjoys tho pleasure of a walk." "Alan I Hir, bo can no longer walk." So from question to question and ala9 to alas, tho Englishman found that tho millionarie Hoaujon was tho most mis erable of men. A Mexican Bravo. Amonst tho gallant most conspicu ous in cleganco of manner was ono of tho oflletjrs of tho Zacatoccns bund of heroes, in blazing uniform. Jlo was tho admired of many a fuir ono, to whom bin noblo bearing contradicted clearly the calumnies of doubt an to tho cour- o of him ami his comrades. Ho seemed to bo anxious to confirm their favorable opinion by noiiio act in accor dance with it. Jlo surveyed tho ball room from one end to the other, apjiJied occasionally some stimulants to his bud ding valor, and Hocmcd at last to havo selected his man. Jlo sidled tin to my friend, who, at somo distance from me, was engaged in conversation with somo acquaintance J ho reasons that prob ably caused this choice of a victim were twoioui my friend was a mall man, besides being a foreigner, undsoemingly alone amongst a crowd never very en- thtiHiastio in l.tvor ol any European. To muko tho story short, ho east derog atory reflections on foreigners in gen eral, and on the ono before him in par ticular 1 ho Hccno became Interesting and lupcftit. I camo up in time lo hear urn assert, with iol emphasis, that by lis hands had died Englishmen, (ier mans, French, Americans, ami others. In a moment my friend sidled close up o him, whispered something in his ear, and gavo him a peep at tho handle of a iMtot in an inner breast pocket ol his coat. Iho talisman acted with won ilroun suddenness. A slight, paleness replaced for a moment bis flushed color; but, immcdiHcIv ho wun himsell again, ie east a look of unutterable fierceness on the smiling pair ot us, Mid r. treat ed. Curious Statistics. Old Wrinkles is the very devil on fig ures mathematics is his forte he re duces everything to a mathematical cal culation basic. II you moot Wrinkles and a -k him to take a drink, ho at once calculates the chances of his meeting you again in a given length of time. lie saw us throw away it cigar not wholly consumed, there being at least an inch of good tobacco which might have been smoked hud wo been ho dis posed, and be reproached us with the act of extravagance. Wo said It was a small matter, but Wrinkles launched out into bis external mathematics, saying. Thcro are tvmity-wvo thousand per sons In this city who each smoke an average ol lour cigars a day, costing threo cents each average, which amounts in tho aggregate to the sum of four thousand dollars a day expended in ci gars, td each ono ni ineso cigars an average of at least one third is thrown away unsmoked, so that dining each lay one thousand three-hundred aud thirty-tbreo dollars three und one-third cents uro thrown awuv, destroyed, lost in wasted tonacco, in tiiscaruing cigar stumps. .Add that nil lor tho year, con tinued nnkles, ami seo what a start ling sum total is produced how main' persons could bo niswlo com fort able, by .. it f . . . . I ...ii ...!.! .... what is nung into mo gutters in cigar stumps. Wrinkles is ho enthusiastic; on this point lha he talks of getting up a so ciety to turn cigar stumps into sunn, and tho snull' into cash. With the cash bo says every poor family in this city ran bo kept in fuel und butcher's meat. Wrinkles is a progressive. Three cheers for Wrinkles. .thiny Knkkcr.bocLcr, t-r- There is a Turkish law that a man, for every falsehood he utters, shall havo a red mark net on his house. If such a law were in force in the Uni ted States, wo fear that some people who build fino houses might have their painting done with no4expenso except to their character and consciences. Ti. It was a iho ami truo remark, that they who abandon a friend for one error, know but little of human char acter, and provo that their hearts urvas cold thir judgment arwwtk. , a Ay NO. 13 A Scrap of History. Just two hundred and fifty j'ears ago, that is, in tho year 1C0S Captain John Smith.tho friend of Pocahontas, ascend ed tho Potomac river in boats a.n far us tho falls, a few miles above tho George town of to-day. In descending tho river, be was hospitably entertained at tho Indian village of Toag, or Tcacquo, on the banks of asmall tributary stream, which from all tho points described, must fmvo been our Tiber creek. Tho whito guests had their scene of festivi ty about whero tho Whito llouso dow stands. In 1 859, it is tho wandering " and countryloss red man who co:ncs to ask kindness and protoction from his white dispoBMossor, whero oneo he was tho solo lord. JIow few und far between aro tho friends tho poor Indian finds at the seat of the. mighty cmpiro, which now covers his old hunting grounds. Tho negro usurps all miuds; for the no grohns n political significance to which tho vanishing rod raco can make no pretensions'.' Of our main sins of cmlcn'nt ono 1s moro incxchsiablo than tho nog. . i i.i . . ' icci toproviue n regular plan oi action for settling the Indians in fixed homes, under adequate supervision instead 'of pressing them back on barren or limited wastes, where they must livo by plun der; until they aro overtaken by tho ex terminating tiro ol civilization. Facti for tho Curious. The number of langu rvge epolon is 3,00-1. Iho number rd men is about cquul to tho number of womeu. Tho average of human life is 33 years. Unc-quartor die beforo the ago of 7. One-half bolero tho go of 17. To every 1,000 persons, one only reaches 100 years. To every 100, only ö reach C5 years; and not moro than I in 500 roachctt tho ago ol 80 years. I hero arc on earth 1,000,000,000 of In- habitants. Of theso, 3:J,33:i,::i:i dio cv cry ytar, 11,:12 1 dio cverv day, 7,780 every hour, nrtd CO every minute or 1 for every second. Theso losses uro about balanced by an equal number of birthn. J he married are lomjer Iwed than the ninglc ; and, abovo all, thoso who ob serve a sober and industrious conduct. Tall men live longer than short ones. Women havo moro chances of life provious to tho ago of fifty yearu than men, but fewer alier. J he number of marriages is in pro portion of 75 to 100. Marriages aro Jmost frequent after tho equinoxes that is, during the mouths of J tine and December. Thoso born in spring aro generally moro robust than others. liirths und deaths aro moro frequent by night than day. The number ot men capable of bear ing arms is calculated at ono-fourth of the population. . A Beautiful Incident A naval offlcor being at sea in a dread ful storm, bis lady was sitting in the cabin near him aud tilled with alarm for tho safety of tho Vessel, she was so surprised at his composure aud serenity that she cried out: "My dear, are y:u not afraid? How is it possible you can be so culm in such a dreadful storm ?" IIo rose from his chair, lashed to the deck, auppor'.ing himself by a pillar of the bed place, drew bin sword, and pointing it to tho breast of his wife, ox. claim od; "Are you not tifruid V She instantly nnswerod "No." "Why?" said the ollb-or. "Uoeauso," rejoined tho lady, "I know that this sword is in the hands tt my husband . and bo loves me too well to hurt me." "Then," said ho, "remember, I know in whom I believe, and that ho holds the winds in his fists, and the water In tho hollow of his hands." r-Jesse Is of opinion that tho fol lowing legal opinion is about us impor tant as many others, published on knot ty rptostlons of the law : A few mornings since, one of our lawyers was started from his dream of rich clients and fat foes by a loud knocking at his ollleo door, lie open ed tho door, when a 'gontbonau from Africa,' known an Marlpos.i Jack, stood before him. Look bt ah, Judge' said he, ! wants your pinion on a law pint. Well go on." 'Spo.se a man brings Homo eggs to towir, an' hires nnudder nigger to sell 'em, an' dut nigger can't doit, an' he gibs 'cm to iv.Cs mv 1 loses tlo money, kin r.o do any ting wit me ? The learned counsel, putting on bis wisest look, informed him ho knew ol no law to punish him. Yaw ! vah 1' chuckled Jack, ! know ed hocoufd'nt in do fust place kaso de kase do eggs was ro4t-u unv how. Judge, when dux you want your boots blacked?' OaioiN or "Arnn. Fooi.."- If credit may bo reposed in the "Public Advert! serr' for April Pith. 1701, the "wrinklo' Mining from a Jlewbrcw root. "It Is said to havo begun," wiya the print in oiwivtion, from tho mistake of Noah sending the dove outof the Ark before tho w ater hud abated, on the hrntday of the month, among the Hebrews, which unswers to our 1st of April, lo perpet uatotho memon ol. tho deliverance 'it was thought proper, whoever forgot hü remarkablo circumstances, to punish them by sending, t.i.tvirt ii pon Home sleeve less errand i Mmilar to that inelVectual message upon which tbo bird was sent hv th I ntriarf h. Book and Job Printing Office.- We would call eipM attfi.tion to tW ftiliti' fjr tbe execution ot Jiook and Job Printing. Our' Htork of Type I lrfo and rifJ of tbe neweit and moat Lmutifal itlt-s, enabling us le tieeute with nettnnas and depetvb ry urirty f I'Uit. and OniNtnentel Work, including Cirrulsi, Hill Head, I;Uakt, Ofrtiflcate, Tkkuti, VUillrg, Wed ding nnd Duiis Card, Labelf,' Hin 4 -Ellis', Cat alojju, Iii iefi, rbamphlt'tt , ete W have a greater amortreont of wood tjf Li an ran be funad ta any olber cflite outtlde tbe city. Tononp gWing u their order naj be Ssicrtxt of ' baring tboir work faltbfull atundv'd te. : -. Out Cable of nlJatUtltff. KiT When is a tired man like a thief? When bo needs a resting. txT Keep your own sorrels. Tell tj human being that you dyo your whisk ers. . W Vi'by docs an achhig tooth im poso silence on tho sufferer? Iiccar.ai ; it makes him hold bis jaw r Pleuse ex.' an the printer said, whou bo offered bis band to u nice little girl. -1 fcuTTho man who moved an amend ment injured bis spino by tho opera tion. CUu The individual who 'stood upon his own responsibility,'' is to be indicted for infanticide. ' Jkm Tho i nan who "saw thoJokoMt , is bald, used a npy-ghihs. - . 1 ' ty If you wish to grow wealth )v get married.' Wbftt it costs to support vtiv" itre wtll keep hix children. Lrjr What medicine does a man t..kf for a Hcoldiug wife? t j Ho takes au elixir. (Ho takes and he licks her.) tear- Lciigfollow'a beautiful pbraso,, sutler and bo blrotig,' is now fumiliarly rendered, 'grin and bear lt. SsJ" 'A pretty girl and a wild borso ' aro llableto do much mischief; for tho ; one runs away with a 'follows body and ' tho other Uis heart. .. tor 'Doy ! did you let off that gem?' ' exclaimed an enraged kchool master cs, master, ' n cl, what uo you think , 1 will dv to you ?' 'Why, let me off.' &jr Tho cradle is woman's ballot , box. Yes, and Homo of them deposit in , it two ballots tit onco. Now, isn't that illegal? fr.ir A shoemaker has one Important advantage over all tbo rest of mechan ics his goods, whenever finished, aro. ulways sold. (Qr Why are potatoes and corn liko certain sinners of old? liecanso, hav ing eyes they seo not, and having ears they hear not. Ladies aro liko watches nrettv enough to louk at sweet faces and deli cate hand, but somehow diMcult to regulato' when onco set 'a going Dcr A young slock-broker, having married a fat old widow with 8100,000, sayn it wnsn t his wties nice mat at tracted him ho much as ho Jigutre. rvir Ono of our finest writers ssy that 'tho nightly dews comes down up- on us liko blessing.' How very differ ently tho daily dews como down on us these hard times. ly To ascertain the weight of rt hom, place your too under tho animnl'n fjot, when ho is standing still. By tho H imo method, the value of corn may bo discovered. tl. A man camo into a prtnting-oN lice to beg a paper -'Pecause,' paid ho we like to read newspapers very much but our neighbors are al 11 too stingy to take one. trT A gentleman asked a negro bov if ho wouldn't take a pinch of snuff. 'rso, replied thodarkov, very respect ' fully, me tank you, Pomp's noso not hutigry.' B&. 'You bavo considerable floating ,, population in this village, haven't you'.'' asked a stranger of ono of tho citifetis ' of a village ou tho Mississippi. 'Well, " yes, rather,' wan the reply j 'about half the year tho water is up to the second story windows.' CvaT A married man ff our acquaint- unco say tho first thing that turned his iitleulion to matrimony was tlio neat and skilfull manner in w hich aprct. ty girl bundled it broom. He may id , the time when tho manner in which that broom will bo handled, will nut, uf- foroj him fjoito much satisfaction. Lkt 'I say, Phil, who in tho prottv girl 1 saw vou walking with oil last ' Sunday evening '(' Miss I loggen ! '1 loggest well, size's to bo pitied' for ' having such a name.' So I think, Joe,' rejoined Phil; I : pitied I er so much thut 1 offered hr mine, und hho is going to take It soon.' Vr.av tioou. ."My sou, would yoti suppose that the Lord's Prayer could bo engraved In a space no larger than ' tho area id' a half-dime Y" Well, yes, father, if a half-dime is on -largo in everybody's eye as it i in yours, i iniiik mere, wouio no uomm- ' eulty in putting Hon about lour times. L tAt a wedding recently, which ! took pluoo at Iho altar, when the olliei. ating priest put to the lady the question. "Wilt thou have this man to bo thy ' w edded husband ; hIio dropped the pret tiest courtesy, and with a moacf.tv which lent her beauty an additional grace, replied, "If you ; (rase sir." txif A minister appioaehing a mis. chievoiis urchin about twelve veara old. and laying bin band calmly upon his shoulder thus addressed him : My son, I believe tho devil ban got' hold f you?' I believe bo has too,' was tho signifi cant reply. t IT A man residing in Indiana, a- nouncod himself rs n candidate for a seat in tho Legislature, and in his ad dress to tho public sums upn.n fulbws : Why. I believe I was tho first civil-, zed man w ho hkiunod a oon chased a doer caught a bearor treed a wihl , cat, on tho west side of Whito Jlivef !' All right. A man of such talents should run for the Presidency. ILa - would g t It. too .p'Tl.Sf.