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VOL. XXXV. NEW SERIES VOL-XIII. BURLIN GT ' N.VT.. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 17, I8G7 NUMUEK FORTY-SIX Toctrv The Dream ol the r,y Mr. Henry IiuutlL Around the boards the guests weir, ott, the lights ibore tbem gleaming, And in their cops replenished oft, t rail J; Trine nu streaming; Their cheeks were flashed, their eyes were bright, their hart with pleasure bounded. The song was sung the toast wis given, and load the revel founded; I drain'd ay hamper with tberat, and cried: Away witb sorrow! Let me be happy for to day, and care not for te-morrow!" Bat a I spele ray tight grew dim, and slum ber deep eame o'er me. And 'mid the whir! of mingling tongue, this voioo came before me: Methoaght I raw a demon rise; he held a mighty beaker, TV how burnished I ides ran dailjo'er with floods of burning liejoor; Around him pirated achunofoae crowd, to tacte tbn liquor greed;, Kut chiefly came the poor and md, tlx tuff 'ring and the need;; AU those oppreeard by grief and debt!, the dM ulate and Blear eyed old rota and reckless Tooth?, and palein Women erast . Rive, give!" tkj e-r. '-git, give at drink, to drown all tnnaghts of surrox, 1 f we are nappy tor to day , we care net for to morrow:'' The 6m drop warms ihelr ahtv'ring skint, and dnree aaay their sadists, l be second lights thnr saLketi ejea, aod ills their roaU with gtadutx; The third drop makes inem f boat and rave. m. ! play each tnrioae antar; Tbe hnith dxp t ilc iheir very btotid, the DUB drop driirw thm lrautie. "Vriiik!" lays tbe d.mon, "Drink yoor fin! dnnk of ibe-e waters mellow The '11 mike jonr bright eyes bkaar and doll, and turn your white skin yolfew; They'll fill yoor homea with care and grief, asd cot be yoor bull with tatter?. They'll fi:i voar harts otth evil thought, bat never mind what matters 7 "Thoogl v.nue sink and tcatun tail, and accial ties dasxvrt-, I'll be your mend w hoar of need, and find you homes forever; For I have bull' three mansions high, three strong and goodl? hunaee, A workboose lor tbe jolly sen!, who all his life caroBM; An bosohal to lodge the sot, oppressed by paia V prison full ot dungeons deep, where hopeleM felons laDguish. drain the cap and drink again, and drown allthoaghu of sorrow. Be happy if yoa oaa t-day, and never mind to-morruw!" Dot well be knew, this demon old, how vain !I all his preasbmg, llit ragget crew that round him flock are heed leas ot his teaching; Mia ae they hear his fearful worow, they cry with shouts of laughter: "Out ou the fiwl! who luuv to-dvr nitb thuughti- of an bereafti r. W c care not lor thy btms thru-, wc lie bu for the present, nd merry we will make it jel, and tuaft onr bumpers pleaaaut." Lond laugh the fknd to bear thru speak, and l.fts .lis I rimmug beaker, "Body and Bool are mine,' qnoth he, "111 have ibrm tuth fitr liiSHr." rscelaJtt-rti. From Mies Braddon's Uelgravia. Stone's Lore Aflsjr, It wae agreed on all hand:' tliat Xei .. - a icry practical fellow. By a 4BW this :n t,.te Uxa said of him diaparagmgly. ' .I'hirs utidiiili- Jiv applwd (tic . -i t- in a CiiUiJininta."; Praetic!- '-. I ?f ; i iilt'gi-'s, l-i i r l- abfj it-- ten. then-art jiupli v ill find fault miib rrirf. t t.p n lr, . i' ry ; tbeAtaa r-110X1 pie i-.nn.ii t: U ' nouri-e raeti-ii-jjiitv tie.-iiir ot e i.i' 1 n ajcal- m pp. - I' 1 1 - i 1 i-. t ni t -im of criti-i-iMn 1.' imi i.i mi' a 'ii"i 1 ot so ntocn bar li. .iv (."at it 1.- i'r it ling toanth:ng 1 liv; tlat (ii-ik a ouuthiKj( die !h .r in S"Oa cst. tu-uu tl.uig cnfrely an npi.den and irrelevant t ;ie rigiunl and dii-nluhrd thing. If Ned Steine l.ad TjuIi t-'urui ever witb .iiin on tbr'soon that i. trs practical and !.at in icasn't r-' 1 .: . I- might have an swered witb Misiitjw Aiirirty suppusing (ai.-s it's a donb'lcl i-if' ) 'liet be was in-li-t..'d f li e eifte !. that rustic, - 1 dn m t kn-w wl t -1 - Is 11 huorat m dn-d arid word ? 1 n 'me thing?' Certainly in t.j!' 1.' r-d 1 be waa hinisvlf Imii- r.rd li e-. 1'ir t l ings that we re otia rui-e-b teas umi w itbunt sym lutl.y. Indeed i.e . r ti.e nauat part wit' i.iit knuwledge e i-.ii iniog them ; Uing .1 'irapU tr.:i(.ht-;uiwrd gi ntle-naa, who ti.,.: 1 i .urn av. livd liia eiwrn llCe. Old ; .. t ir to hie lot to do. i a rnrioosly J 1 - . i...l, f-.l;..., 11.. I . , mi , nullity, w . . . .r;5 1 to the rigbt or t t uie leic 11 oio r. ' iK-eur to bim. apparently, to devi tefr-'i 1 n.a -" t plan uf ruoatstc t enuouct. It n v r - mi-d to say anvtbing he did t. ' iu nn or to Bmn anything be did nor say ; the while hi i-Bne- had not ahout it that ek-BM-Dt of uftooaive-noe n hieh charaetera. s tli tii.rtMiVi of souse peope, with whom 'i'fkii.g their mini" " a they plirase it, -a'he-r like cracking a V,d egg an oper ation rsfr pntermiited than j-erfrtned. fie-d tuneV mli.il ran urr and c'.iar as a 'r.aik. You were ct dulse at libirtv, it oen wat"Ur humor. t de-nde it as heing merely a water-lironk after, nil preferring a !..Liit 1,1 -trong claret. r"aps. Still tne : -n-.er, be 11 re-nieureil . is araija'dr at all t uies and deh-ctabb- ever in it own niild v.av ; wliereas the latter isooly for oeeasons ..I leriimv at long int. rral. in ver running t..r any protraOed prriod. nor always quite clear, and, with ail its c arms, curable umm -ot'atioo ol givir.g you a bradjche or of .ii'onimc yoa into a irtrr. Hi wesa t'likir i- ii-e iit$ notiiing n rr iv r lis than ,'. Wiieihsr hie labor n.i prutlt fad to Co l!i ten or sogar. or t-lii ur stoeks, I am not certain, I found it -ufScient to knrw that I e was a broker of "I'irf kit d in tbe city. The fact conveyed a f-rtun id-a to my tntnd. If I had sought 1 - n.' "rgi the idea l-v elurifvin; the Tact, I u .g. 1 Imivc fooiid totM-lt less enlightened luiiuri wuiunu hirwi ,in ukiki. . i U-en very poor at one time of bis life, 1 further confused about tbe matter. Ifc mo lad had to wi'tk very hard. Ilisindus 'y, ii.iwever. Led in the end met witb its Joe reward. Arrived at middle age. be was very comfoiuhly ciicumstanccd ; and be -aw nn reason to di.uU that bis prosperity votius ennuour. w hen lie arno- ncoa to l is Iriet-ds, theref. r.-. that be thought of 1 taking to himself a wifp. it was felt mneral ly that the step he meditated was a prndent and trojer one. and only what might, under I all tl e circa n.Etanoe of the cai-c. have been tease ably cxj-cted. And when he further stated that he bad made an offer of bis hand to une Mi-- Geurgiana Warren, the daughter nf a wealthy Earl India mrrohant. and that his offer bad U cn accepted bv the lady, we ol course besttned to tender bim our hearty congratulations on the happy occasion. Wbenlsay "we," I must not be under stood as employing tbe editorial first j-rson tlural by way of vailing my own individual ity, but 06 speaking on ter-alt of myself and various other Irii nde of Sed Stone's, who weie al-o my friends, and who cordially acned with m- in wishing joy to our friend upun the proposed imnnrtatit change in bit uie. Ned Stone spoke of the matter in bis own eimpie, sober may. "Well, voo know I'm getting on," be said, 'snd if I am ever to marry, it's about liiue I should tlunk nt setting ahooi it A few year- hence it will be 100 late. I shall la- fettled down then in a bachelor kind of life, Kate adopted tacbelor view and habits, and bcbelur wayr of looking at things, wbicb I shouldn't bt able to alter or get nut ot -at any price. A few ye-ars ago I couldn't bate Late fi rded it, to put the matter plainly, aod so it was out of tbe question. But I always looked forwanl to getting mar - ried when I could afford it: and so now, afford it. I'm rointr to carrv out I 1 hn nntum "Yaiii'rf rrt tin. 1. 1 think I shall be bappy In fact I've no doubt about it a l-appy as a lelluw has any right to cstiocttobc. Oncouzht not to extort tool Much, of course But 1 m fund.in my nay, ol Georgma Warren ; and I think that the. ' iu tier tuy, uiuuu Ol uie. OUO IB UUb im i young, nor too old ; not too good-hoking, nor too plain, fche's sensible enough, and 1 :.. . ... r I r . 1. i .. accomplished enuugh, and I don't see why the shouldn't make me a very good kind of wilo; and, similarly, I dun't tec why I shouldn't make her a very good kind of a husband I know I'll do all I can t make lier happy and comfortable, and l'- r. doubt etu'll do the tame on her Fide. What more 5s there to I said ? IVrhap" I'm not very food ol old Warren, the latbrr ; ar.d perhaps also old arren. the father, t ( a ring, a Urge diamond heavily eel in plain very fond of me. But still I don't mv fat .Mat the valuable, sub-tn'ial, simple that need matter very much. I dare fay w. ' ,ir(H.ar tild mc fancied Ned Stone ec shnll understand each other better by and ,' bating for his betrothed, by ; meantim.- we must i ub on as c 1 as j I ,pu-e they'll expect me to semi liaek we can ; and I mut try and make the lie.-' , f:,nrin lottos mm" h ui.l Ol the okl gf-nileuian'ii ba-sore. and not run Counter to bim more thin I ean avoid We needn't bo meeting so very often, you knnw. Ai.d it seems to me that the i-Id fWloir wo . Id be no kndtr of anybody else who might want to marry bis ilaowlittr than he a oi me. And if Ueorgiana likes me ( nd she says she does.) and if I like Georgima (and 1 know 1 d.), that seenw to ine tbe cl.iel pa. t f the hupittese. I don't tbii.k I need truuMc nijai If much ahout t o i!d innn'g vte - on 1 be ea'-it-et. Yon tee it's -nir iff' ir .11a 's and mine and not hrs : u s Lard to make bim sr.- i: in tiwt V Bjt 1 dare say it will nil come right ui tbe end. That's wha. I tell titorgios wticn alie takes up with rather gloomy views b.iut her father's tempi-r. She s very giiod ef-me. and I think she look at the matter vt ry inueh as I do only of coarse tbe can't help leeling that he is ber father ; whereas, thank eoodness. be is not mine I'm much obligtU to fun all lor your good wiaut, I say again " It will be seen that Sed btune was not a 1'ivtT to sigb iike a furuacr.' Aa lor "writiog a w.dul ballad to hu mistress' eye brow" I dun't faiicy be euuld i4ive acetim- plishcd such a feat, even it hia lile had de pended on his doing so. II is pulx bent ever steadily aod punctually. Tbe ttiermom- eter oi tits love stood at umperate, with no tendency toward a rise. L:t Cupid do all be coubJ, 11 did not seem that he u able to work very vitil change's in these r Fj-ct. Stone, it was evident, persisted in coaten platiag kive and marriage trvm the prosaie praetical point of view. Motions of poetry and aemiment on tboae or any other su je:ta were not potcihic to bim. Ilia d-nrtittttional serenity retustd to be disturbed at all by the quotidian of love " Tncrc wa nutliuig afxut bun demonstrating "a careless desolation " Tbe irmarks of love," as they are ordinarily understood, were not dis cernible uun bim. lie wae, indeed, a ffiAl di-at jiiinuni nt to cni.vi.ut :.ti..l idea in ielati-..n to tut lover. Jl .uy. pi-r-naps, wnulii be inclmid to think tl.at be was not to be regarded as a luvn at .Jl that he was simply a man gt-iaj; to ix. mar ried which character docs not neeesa.irily involve tiic former more a: tractive aud sbowy role. Certainly be did not atutuditi ixe, or upeecLity, or bebate in tlie eeeeutric Way wtiicli is populnly expecferU uf a lover. 11c affected no ranicular rauturta s tu tlii- I prota-scd rlmngc in h lile, tt.' uch be i looked lor ward to it with a sort of raiat tut j isMction lie never saul a word as to tbe jjuauru suit- 01 1 1,3 ureau, .1 1 . cxtlio m.nt t his let-lings. Ue did t . rigiirJ aliss H arrtn as an i.ngel or g.-cd 5- -, pro bably be wjnhl havv been I be biei to von Uadici any ailcfau .ii thar might havil m:n IUaUC to t!:e Ltlvcl UMU ite w auyuiuig Ol tbe kiod, Pamon did ujt permit-! u Ui--Oompute his vision. Miss Warren deemed aiBauiy to bim what she mem-d b tvcryljudv elae a uiae-Ujokm,, aensitiie Ko giun fuaL It be was tw Le f j;.-io r.M a U ver at all, why il;tn it waa a it 1 rr with a large L.tuiM. n of tbe man i f '.um nvrs. At tbe mat time, iv slHiut.. I - tiuud t at as a aaaa 01 nurtnrm. A .' at. tu. waa a airiciiy botiorable and Uwr jn j golug gentleman. Stone's luvc affair might not be very in teresting to a looker on ; it it ccul i I. catkd a rvmai ce at all, it was nnqoef ti ca uly a dull one. Yet there was auatettirg respectable about it too. Um affeoitAn not at alt tor display, bat wholly for use ; a solid and durablc-to-iking article, ind in ! tnat '-jriu cu-umnUiog attention. I: was nit unite tbut iauktt-d aud elh-a vt-jeu, butb.i g -icr tlie.U"s knn in ruae-ttotr: lum ; u 11 mii:!. tor nil tuti. be ol a suunu, "'Ul. and potent victag. . I -.-1 iy. U', 11 leould be found W ictjt Ije.ur than its mote da going aud auapiaus rival. I liked the man. Ilia wrtbinesi, indeed. Comum tided the regard of all M ireover, he was a s'aonca geueroua irortt and reroluie friend. Icll .w, a m.-i trurtt ud resoluie friend. To me tbe iiro- I r i,i love affair was a matter ol e-ur-... I wan jiteti ouueldering tbe . . , ooM tt change him much ? . . J.: 'u practioality ultimately suecumb? nas h ptitl opny niMslly proot against passk n ? would lie not rattier, liite m i-t other laeu, beiwever ooolly tie mignt enter upon tbe tnitter, find uthiM an unexiecied tire kindling ai.d cracking in tut breas ? I ealltrl uoa h:m one eveoiuj:. He wan alone, lie It ked lutlc grave, and be beld iu bis hand a smal scut let packet. We dii cusu-d various tndifl rt.nl topie- ; then 1 in quired concerniti; iltes (Jeotgiana Warren. " O, have-n't you bealU ? " he said q ,H1- l). "but ui oouiso t ai couldn t have beard. Ttrt; a&.ir'o off ; our trantejement tuts eomt to an end " You don'i mean th -t ?" ' Yts ; the thing's 'broken off,' as people say h'sabadjob. arid I m sorry about it but it can't be helped." Had the l.idy resented bis serenity and dismissed him? I esked mysell. As though he bad beard the question, be went on : ' It'e. tbe old man's doing. I hope he's satisfied now. tie's the must unreasonable and disagreeable old lellow I ever had tbe misfortune to meet with." But what did be do ?"' ill, wc fell out about the settlements; that was where the hitch arose. I'm sure I did alt l Could to please bim I gave up condition after conQition, quite m uppusii- ' i - . "f lb axix ul m? solicitor. 1 told him to settle what money he proposed to settle upon his daughter it wasn't much, alter all juet as be leased ; I didn't wmt to touen a hair Jnny ot 11 He might settle 11. I tuid him. iutt as strtctlv as ever be i I,hmi1 : or he uiiitht settle nulbin at all upon ber, if be liked that better. It his daughter 1 wanted, and not bis money Aud lor my tart, I'd take care that my wife didn't come to want I undertook to in sure mv lile tor a large amount, and to as sign the. jiolicy to trusices tor her Dentni, in case cl mv otatn, covenanting, 01 course, to pay the premiums regularly, ana w ntt:p up the insurance in tne usual way. I tbtught that a fair arrangement enough ; but it didn't content him. lie wauted to tie my hands coniplctedy. He nadn't a ba'p ortn ol confidence in me He gove me credit lor no sort ol afltciion lor bis daughter. Ho insisted that any money I migbt in luture bveume jiewseseed ol 1 shoulil covenant 0 bnu' into ihe settlement It was most ab- euru. Ol mri. 1 couldn't consent to 11 1 bad ni business to consider It may be vtry cienable bv and bv w invist lurtber Coniial in it. IVlu tnuold 1 bo tlindcred tr,.m invtsung my own money in the way 1 migtit Utem tx.-si'7 Of eourso mv wile uud my cnilaitu it I tvtr nave any will reap ice Uhtfii ol 11 just as much as 1 sbalL. uuwtver ne wuulan t listen to me ; so mere Was nothing luuie to bu said, lie wouiuu give in; ana 1 wouldn't. 1 uld (Jeurgiaua exactly bow tbe uiatlrr stood, ane'aoi age, 1 asxttl her w oetner sne'a marry me w un out tbe old man's Cunstnt. I'oor girl ! stio Was in a Ultadlul way. B it cue dion'i dare do tnat De shrunk trum uS'tnaing ner ia tntr ; so tiitre s no ceip tor it tue tbmg'a ' broken off, and I'm not to be untried, tceins this tunc at any r-tc." c spoke rather goTTOv-fulIy, but , without the slightest trace ol temper. ! eudenvured to console him in a commonplace 1 s irt of a way. It was a difficult matter to! uu,v wnaitosay upon eucn an occasion and consolation at all times 19 ant to run into rather commonplace forms. lie opened the small packet be had liccu holding in his hand. " This U pleant.' he said. " Here are all my letters to Ueorgiana. And here's a little preetnl I gave to her, sent back tunic.'' There were not many letters. They were written. I c-iuld see. in mv friend's usual bold, plain, legible liand. Their contents 1 j euuld gaep ; litilc eniHigb like ounventionjl J lure letters probably very unecHatic oom- I p)itiotu vet simple and to tbe par(e, ' and aniBMtakabrP enough. The prr-i nt was I Cmloubtdlly ' It's tbe usual way when engagements come to an end like this?'' "Ortainlv it's tbe usual way " Ue robbed bis chin ami seemed to reflect I a little 'Have a cigar," be aai.I iircsently, "and let's talk ah iut something else ; thjs is not the m-wt agreeahlr subject in the world. -Te ll us wtftt you have been doing with yours.!! lately " S e fell to talking again ab iut thii, that, and the other Priarntly 1 left nitn 1 As I went away he said quietly, "I think 1 I shall try ana see Ueorgiana osee more, for a Articular reason." I did not ark what tbe particular reason waa and lie did not tell me. A few nights afterward-, I at bim again. II- was at do time subject much to change of mood, or at any rate srMotu betrayed any variation of that kiod. Yet it struck aie that, if anything, be was in rather' lietter spirits than usual. "You didn'- mcnti m," be said, --wliat I uid you li e other night that my engage- ' merit was br.ig.-n ?" I exj-laiDid bat 1 tad not uentioord it for a p.irticoItiiy good nas-m. I bad not seen any pvtvin horn it wonld intrrrst to ; be informed of tbe fact. It's just as mil," be said, "lieoause, aa . it bappct a, tbe engagement isn't broken off; or rather it's on again " '-Indeed! I'm mire I'm very glad to hear it." " I told you I should try and see Geurgiana again. Well. I knew that she often went with lirr rather aod other relations and friend to tl ohigioal tiardms on Mon day I e .uldn't call at old Warren's b war, you know, bei-ausr I understood that I was as g 'id as kicked out ol that $) I went to the Zoo! ire!. I'veafiiend who's a fil low, wtui givis rue a ticket lor Sundays j whcm-vi-r I ask iuui an I I locked aboot fur j (JcoigiaM. I s.i..n diseovired ber, with War- j nn and .. 1 it -.f nt-iiT pr.ip!e Sin saw me, j and o- i .---id by my sigti" that I want, ( iiikjik 1 . i.er on tbe quiet Well.ahelin- 1 ,;ctel '.md a li.tli-. and wlien tbe nt of; !,ir party went ti look a: tbe kaaKro(-, she slippd with me !& tlte snake bouse. Sin lo k-d rather frightened, aud the teart . stood :c in r eves : so I 1 ot mv arm araun 1 ber it di in't matter to toe who star an you I know and 1 toll ber there waa nothing to j be alarmed at, and that I only wanted to say wora or two 1 tntn toM ber tnat 1 was sorry I bad not sent back her hitters aa I ought to bar.-; but tbe plain fact of the jn.tti'i x.:f 1 -j'lldn't do it 'You love toe Mill, i'i-ti, JJeJ?' s'ic said. 'Of aoarse I do, Uefigj, 1 said , wn has tm.n teJImg you 1 ii-;u t?' 1 nwA mhu began rrviac terri bly. 'iao, i ,' I said, -let's be mar ried u!,ett.er t 1 like- 1: 0rr.1t ; only say too n id S:? didn't say tio word I'oor c.i! f ! I d 11 :t t luk ue oould speak for cry ing : !.u- 'ie uoke-d t uie . .u.d she gave ev er MUti a liillv t. . d. aud th- u she began ImixnSn tt liii'gh it 'ear-. It was tho pr, i.i- i-.mu Jiu mr ib. Of course I 1 ki-.eii '1, xnd the 1. I turned, and who 1 - .....1 !!...;., . 1 my aiJo but old Warreii '. Ut... scream, and then tried to make t.v c lt.l we were Only j luikMg at the boa constructor. But of j c ursc that didn't do; so 1 said to old War I .it in a cheery sort of way, patting out my I fn.nd, 'Mr W arrtn, Oeorgy and I are going I to be m riied ; that's nuite settled. But you und 1 may as well be friends all the same. We'd mueb raibi r have your oon-ae-nt than not. Suppose you give it us He was so aatonisbed, that b lore. 1 think, :. quite knew what lie was doing, he'd tak en my baud, with all his friends standing tiouud and looking on Ol course be could not go buck alter that ; and so and so tbe thing was settled." I congratulated bim heartily. Presently 1 Kent by cuauee, " How ir ,t uiun't send bacli Miss iVarren t,.s7" 1 ""-"" Mv dear fell -w, that was wbat I want ed to t xplain to her ; I couldn't send tbem ok.'' " Y -u found tbem too dear 10 you." At last, tbeu, be'd born biuayed into a Ite'iug ! ruokince. Zi i at all, lie explained. " I couldn t send tbe in back heoausc 1 hadn't kept liiem. I d tlee-troyed tueiu." Uesiroyeu tucu?" cr. W 11 at was the go-id ol them. I only keep business letters ; they're regoltr- ly docketed in my omcc. iut tor ueorgy s It tters, tuev wer- no use. It was no good keeping trie in. 1 made them into pipe- ttqkti!'' iou didn t tell her tbat ; N ; 1 nadn't timo. 1 never arrived at uy explanation about the letters. 1 nen, my aear atone, 1st me entreat you, whatever you uo, a in 1 give ;uis arreu your explanation about the letters. t tiy shi-uldii i I .' ' Don't you see ? She thought you didn't send buik ber letters lor a sentimental rea. sun ; because they were so dear to you that you couldn't part with tl em ; and so, in uoiut ot lact, tnat little misunacrsunaing 01 hers led tu tbe re-establishment ol your love allairs." Do you think so?" be asked musingly. But it (ieorgy's made any mistake atuut tbe matter I think 1 m bound to set ber right." Mv dear Stone, take my advice ; for fear ol accidents, set ber ngbt if you must set her ngbt alter the wedding ceremony, not betore." Whether or not be took my advice 1 m not awaic. lie was married in uue course to Miss Warren ; and I know that tbat lady was often beard to declare subsequently ebc had married the Dcst cusoanu in iuc wurld. His practicality bad answered ; and it may be a good plan to convert love-letters into pijie-ligbts ; -till 1 shrink tiom laying it A .wn as a rule tnat such a course should be invariably adopted. Lovers must be left in that rceiwct to pursue their own devices and tu do wbat may seem right in their own cyie. It must be owned, however, mat me uirv nf Stone's love affair shows tbat there J - - r i I is sometning vjjk saio iu taiui ui paww.- ity. It will be remembered tbat tho wife of one 1'itrce, 01 aoum winuiu, county S. i. ran away with four thousand dollars, and look Daniel Iteilly along to help ber spend it, tbat they were eunsequenuy caugbt. and escaped. Since then, tbe dis trac ed Pierce has been in hot pursuit. He 1. .. 1.. . rt h!a faithless wife, and her nara- mour in Bennington, but can find no trace ot tbe money. Ibe runaways reiuso tore- Tf.i its hidinr place to bail to await the action ot the grand jury of Saratoga county in the matter, and Puree bas sued him lor seduction. A few Second Adventifts at Wllbrabam. Ma., aregivipgiTidtnceof tbe faith tLat U tn them by retueiDg to plant their crops. C. C. & II. L. IlDtUH l'. canons atd r.nra:Ei as. FKID.YY MOKNING. MAY 17. 1S57. i ., IsnutwooD. The I'm Ciiakge 01 Jtcufc el.nre ol Judgi- Undirwid United SUtce District Judge, to the ;rnd Jum of Kieb- mono. i.. wr.ua. n n.a a prey w.ae !rfiilatif,ri bv ti kmnS . n, miitiiifmMv . . . .,. - -j very severe on thai city, m m so doing tic iiaa th-en only ying nacx tre Virginia I rebel in their own ti.in Judge- UndeTwoeK ' was raotibrd and -lrivrn from Virginia, by J old Mason and bis other neighbor, wleu to be an anti-slavery wan was a crime at the South. He lias, mcoc Uu appointment by Mr. I.incol , been tbe object ot unmeasured abuse, reviling, and threats iruai the Itieb mond papers and people, md be naturally did nut feci ealled upot, -o mince matters mach In his ebargi. There are five cotore-d citizr&s on tbe firand Jury, of which John Minor itotu is tbe fareman, and it is r ported that among tbe first proeetdinge of tl.t- Jury bare Nan tbe finding of bills n! mdietaient against two i.f 1 In Kii-hni n:ri 1 .!. for inciting treai-ai Dlittrial rearasprodeaee of the Free I'm-) From the vt eM Indie, Xo xiv. TtfAjrifAy of St. Croi. St. Caoix. April 10, 1867. Dear free Prrn : In 176S, only twenty yetra after St. Croix oim permanently into pts?eiiioa of tbe IHnh Govern meat, aa 1 wbiteof eoarse by fce the grea ter part of the iataad mast have been in a state -. natare, the piwtt roads tf tbe island were akl out hi an engineer ninel Deck evidently 'man f sg::ty and good julgtnent The met noticeable of tbeit roads is " the great centre load," wbieb extends in a direction from E. X. E., to W. S W. from the vkinitv of Cbrietttosted, the chiel town, on Basria tny i the north shore and seven or eight mike from the extreme easterly point of it, to tbe vest end of tbeuUnd. This road is mad in a rij line (ifter it leaves the hilly vicinity .f the bay,) nith tbe exception of two or three 'i.irt detours to pass sroand steep hills, directly ' rough the centre of the great level tract of it inter of which I spoke in my last. Tbe .agthai this straight line matt be about twelve ' . tee. awl for almost i s entire extent it ie bor - red by raws of lofty coco? and eabbtge palm. oeeuiootby interspersed with manatee and other fine shtde trees. The first drive of a stran over this read is an event which be will not oo forget. Tbe per feci ion of the road-wav. oa' surpassed in evenness by tbe roads of tbe great Osatril I'ark of New York city, 1 he white stone guirils of solid mason work which farn tbe oorners of the intersecting roads th extensive fielJs of cane in its different stages of growth oa either tide, tbe groopi of white huUdingi which are seen on tbe estates fir and near, tbe oceanonal glimpaes ol ihe aea which I be will get on tbe one hand, and the steep green sides of the finttftic mountain peaks, constantly in view oa the other all together will stamp an laefftseable picture oei bis memory and he will be rcnl; ta exnhim sgtin and again aa he goes along ws there ever or aaywherr each another beautital saene to he (band as this is '" This ' great centre rod" formi the principal line of trantit between tbe two seaport and otdv towns of the island, Christiansled and Fred eriekited. Retweea tbe st on ths sooth side, and the mountains on the north side, there are three or f;ar other roads parallel to tbe " great centre rot l," and at equal distances from each other, but net so long and more interrupted by eminences. The travel is mach less on th m. bat all are kept In most admirable condition for travel. Uetweea thin ptrallet rotl, the es atesj are seen divided off by transverse public roads, and estate diviiions, (of blank eptces apparently twelve to twenty feet wide,) tbe lioce intersect ing the great rot It at nht aoglei s that the pfneral anneartnee of all thtt nortloo of the :.i..a 1. 1:1.. .1... - . .1. 1 1 IS U .U urn . ""!"" I The estates are t bin hid oat in reetaogalar par allelograms, the lengths ef the sidis- being I . 1 , , -S twvr. tr. , I, r- , . 1 ' r f I longer sides being those which if extended, j wuullcut the long parallel roils above de- I scribed, at right angles. Tbe respective areas ot tbe ettttce as originally laid out, were one hundred and fifty acres each, or some multiple of that unmber. Where the estatt lines ran to the sea, the irregularity of the shore line would of course caue ac irregultrity in tbe number cf acres in estates so situated. In tbe official lists of the estates a great proportion of them are even now put down as containing 150, or 300 or 100 acre. Socae of them contain much larger areas. The regular checker board ar- pearance of the nearly level estates, i not seen in themountaicoui districts, tbe cultivated fields ani the roads of nectteitveonformine to tbeshsnc ' of the country. it... 1 -,i.i ,(.., ,v..i:.li: I UUL 1 n S 1UIV .u-,. UG UdlUIU estate lines, nevertheless, are carried straight cmt the hills, as on the plains, though cot made distinguishable to common view. A few little streams run from the mrantains to tbe sea, bat chiefly they become dry in a dry time. In heavy rains torrentvruib violently down the mountain corges, and by short route to tbe sea. As torenett, saving tbe stne walls which in town and country occasiontlly enclose yards and garden", there are none in the entire if land. Roads, cane fields, tracts devoted to pas ture, or to fruit trees, mountain and valley, in short everything lies all open from rea to t ea. In this respect, with the petty exception above mentioned, the Itlanl of SI. Cioiz ti one and hut one great field Yet the niat cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats and hoes on the island amount to mtny tbous- audi ; and ene accustomed to fenced firms may I tiun he is likely to be nominated without well exclaim how is it possible to provs nt an I opposition. Mr Psge was our able and cf entirc destruction of the crop, by the animals T" i teent S.atc Trra-urer during the re cllion , , , , . , 1 and 1 er formed service second only to the Such a destruction would be inevitable were hard ubor of f)e fi,dicr in tM g(.,j thert not alarge number of laborers, yoang and j 4m(ing the soldiers and their families there old, employed to watch the animals daring the j is a viry natural leeling on to see his fidelitv day and keep them from committing depreda- I and laithfulness recognized bv a unanimous ... , .. . . , I nomination to the honorable pet of gov- tions on men owner, or tocr ne.uou,D l- perry. At nigni an tne large animan, tame horses, mules and .heep, are brought up and in closed in strong pens, usually urroundtd by strong stone walls, to be fed there on long tops, guinea grass and whatever c!ie is provided for I them. A doable purpose is answered by this arrangement. Ths animals are kept oat ct - miscniei oaring toe ui.a.. " fields. In the morning the animals are driven v,sna. a,,nr anil whersvsr. be it in a tallow cane fielder, mountain bu.h pasture (for creen u .M. .. see at the mootu it. North, have no existence here) a group of these aa'roala is seen, there are to be seta also littless laborers on ths watch about them. From cart - Ices walsh or unrulians of the animalf, a fvray is occasionally mide by thrm on a field of young awe-1 cane plants. In each case the owner of j the cattle is held to pty for the damage; and a I earring ptstare rain miy be fined a tmill turn by tbe m-igistrafe, if the rrmissnessof duty is flazrant. ami the onater thinks there is any , thing 10 be gained by esteriag a rcmpl-tint. As ! - 0 , . .... , kior the ffflnfn ftml run kii1i .Unn 1 n.l ro j . . BrOMtt ,,, , T ,.Ur. 5taB(l (he rMHfJj for tMt atpwUtiol!, a prtUt me for tbt futore bj kiHing ,hfm j ' . ... . . .... .1' , ouirignt wnen eaagnt in naKbier. Tbe law al- I Iowa this to be done with entire impnnitv. and I believe grants no other remedy. ise esiaiea uli near uamet. given to them tn ri ...... etrtvdays. Some of these names iwlicate a French, or Patch, bat most of tbem an English origin. Some of them are neat, oth r; sent! mental, seme have an obvious reference to the characteristics of tbe locality, and many arc TThirnical, to a ridieuloas detree As an 3lat trai.. I give the fcllowiog. jost as they ocear m an official list : "Kingshill, Skb, Lt fteine, Clifton IIill, Profit, Annabel. Shannon Grove, Spanish Town, Blessing, Aognilla, Salt Riwr Clearmooiit, float op Tniet, Urtsy's Jrael, vaaaan. ine onaerabip ol the estate may cbmge ever so many tinves, lui tbe name or the estate remains, and it at known in t ha way tn all official proeeedingt, tbe name of the owner be- ins alio given when tbe ease call for it. The vehicles used on I be estate for work saeh as carts fcr one or two mules, or ponderous waggons drawn by half a diz-n. to transport hftbeadeof u?r, mtdatset, rora, meal, to and fro, are marked with the name or the e-tate, and srmetimts with the nitre f the owner also. Tbe number of these estates, small and large. oa the island is about one hundred and eighty. The number of owners is however mneb less. This does no' embrace the buasrs and building lots. &c , hi tLe two towns, of which I haveseen no lit, though I suppose the government officers most hate one. as every thing in tbe shape of a boose whieb is inhabited in the tuwnt has to pay a special tax. The i ttaits are taxed ac cording to the number of acres used for cultiva tion, whether actnully bearing a crop for the a-ason, or lying lallow, without any reference to tbe number of habitable dwellings (.n them. The groans ot buildings on the estates com-pr-sing tbe dwellings of the proprietors and managers, the wind-mills and steam grinding mills and boiling houses, the yards for the ati id. If. and Ihe tillages of laWr-V house, sometimes in rows, sometimes scatterel and in 0 order though all not very far from each other, and almost always of a white color, aod usually with walls of solid masokry, trm very remarkable, and at a distance often very im posing objects of view, uccapjing as they al ways do rather high and often very elevated posit"-is. 0. W. B. THE NtIT t.OTEK.NOH. orixtoas or m stats I From the Montpebrr Freeman. W hile there is utile difficulty in finding a per son competent to perform the executive office, and while it is not impossible that some other candidate may he selected by tbe Convention, the indication nuW p lot to Mr. Pairs as oar standard bearer nxt tall. And whilr w has not ora to aj .gaunt c.bers, ws can say with entire justice we beliete to all, that Mr. I'age is andoubtediy b iter koown to tbe peo ple uf tbe tate Irem bis lung srrvicr aa Trra nrer. thao any other gi-ntleman earned in am neeiion witb tbe ni.at.oaiion He bad cbrr of our fioances from Oeiobet lbGO, nntil bun tali. Tb-s covertd the yeari when tbe Stale aaa call ed upon tor mure money, and lis cr.d-' was muca mere ssTerely tried, than ever before in our history It is not too much praise of him to sty tbat be exhibited eminent fiuancial abdi ty and sagacity, receiving and dahuisiug mil lions where his prodecrssors tall only hau.lU-1 hundreds of tbuasand, and carrt in the com moawealia through the trad itub Uie greatest apparent ease and success. He hac earped a reputation before taking tbe offi-e of Treasurer, as one of Ihe most successful and clear beaded bankers in the State, anl much was therrf re expected of him; and he more than answered all expectations lobs town, in bis count;, and in the Stale, he has won a distinction ac corded only to gentleman ot first rate execatite ability and clear-sighted aprrehens'on of pub lic allairs; and he has gained this position by 1 o shoay qualities, bat by the actual test of saccess. we know of n person better fitted for the discharge of tbe duties of the executive offioe Iban Mr. Fare; and we dou'it if the Con- vention can do a greater service for the State than tr pat him in nomination M- 1 We have heard ii r R a ds of h-ster. and (Jen. Thomas uf tt rst Fairlce. uauiel in connec tion with ibe second place on the ticket. We 110 not tDOK If rtlOCT ui iitna WOUIU H'U-TTH I v tbe use of his name Major Ruanda may re- ggnl a positirn in tbe House, as the reprewnta- tive of hut town, as more important 00 account of anticipated efforts tt make a nrw count v with Chester as a shire, and ma; dcline a nomina two; ami we bate no information rrepec iag the view Gen. Thomas w-a!d take of tbe use of his name as candidate for I.ieut (jovernor. We kuow, honefer, that the people would heartily respond 10 either name; and thepare bth wor tb; and compeeot genthmen. Tbe Convention will be a trial, and no loobt a saccessful one, of the delegate system. From tbe St. Albans Mi-ssenger.l In the pneent instance there already teems to be great unanimity concerning the candidate for thr brst nnmed i-tfice. If "coming events cast tbeir shvloas before," we conclude tbat I loo. Jobr II. I'age, of. Rutland, is likely to be tbe ni governor 01 1 erm .ni. uctn propie swi presa indicale it Among the man; iadividaal rinreMions of r reference nlncb we hate beard t l I, 1. I 1 all have t-ecu in nis rtvor. tie ib triwniaicni to be competent, ftithful.and entirely dtcerting. His services to the State as its ireasurer during a part of the war are recognixrd as great Al though no roan can claim an offioe as hia by right, still it is a wise practice of the people to recognize and reward ftithfulocss in the dis cbarge of public duties by conferring farther distinction; awl a Sir. Page his secured the verdict of "well dooe" from tbe people, it seems to be their wish to confer farther honors upon him. The state of feeling meets oar entire ap proval. There are many men in the Stale who would make good and worthy Governors, but it is no disparagement tn them if we with others prefer to make John B. Ptge the next incum bent of tbe offioe. If there arc are any who justly have reason to differ from our views, our colunics arc open to them for "further remarks." I From the Bellows Falls Times. The name of John B Page ia being re ceived with much lavor in vari us parts of I s.-, :,,tr,:r, rrorn present indica- f lnd in ,nw dwire not M, we heartily concur. From the St. Johnsbury Caledonian.1 An esteemed Iriend in another part of the - '..., f State officers, re- c. . ..Tl 11 . 1 1... m,,,mm. , m.. , 0r th0 importance of unanimity 1 in the nomination ol 31r. rage, rrum an 1 1 learn and throwinc aside any personal J" 7 ;n,r-l believe he will be the . cn,st W0Ithv zentlemao ; but between the I twu 1 believe Mr. Pa2e the better man. He I is in sympathy witb every ' l'mD ia 0" a ma.D "f I judgment, and il bedecsno cruinni mine. d fooiuh one." Tbe eame Cor ( respondent advocate putting O'en. Stephen 1 Thomas of Wttt Fairlee second upon tbe ticket. "Hi- has a rcorJ f.ir the pst five years second to no one. I, at home, a man who goes in tor every col w.irk would make a fine presiding nfEor and has heen so shamelullv ar.uwd by the copperheads. berauM; he would not go fur dipimiim, thaf it is but a just reward for his pairiirfic course "UKn tbe war. 1 From the Brattleboro Fbccnix. Some weeks ago one of our cnrrepondent8 suggested John W. Stewart ol Middlrhtirv, Speaker of the House, as cminentlv fitted fir the nthec ol (jovrrnnr. A correspondent ot , Itori's Journal has recentlv written a lengthy article strongly in favor of J B. I I'-ge of Holland, formerly State Treasurer. These seem now to be tbe most prominent I men talked of as candidates lor (juvernor. So far as wo know, hoth ate snitnhle men fur tho place, and the coming convention ' would not err in selecting either of these, j gentlemen a a candidate for that office. rFrcrn the Vt. Ilcrd While the favored names ol Dorr, II iwe. Clark and (jardter have been mentioned in this connection, quite naturally, tbe two pcrsi n most prominently nstuciatcel with the o- ming nomination, and fr tn whom it is now evident n cbuiro will lie made at the noi.rentron, arc H.m. John B Page of Rut. I lxnd and Hon J-.hn v . Su-wart. 01 Mid- dU-bury, the lormer the leading financier ol I tho State the Salmon I Chae of V. r tnont tho latter, the g-nial and accom plished Stieaker of thela-t'two Legislature. hither ol these di-iinguished sons ol Ver mom wouiu Donor and adorn the executive office; and although the debt of Using grati tude w bich as a State we ow e to Mr. I'age fur hi- pre-eminently able financial leader shin durimr the lunir dark vt-ars of war miv and does seem to us to demand our earliest and highest iccognition as a Sate, yet we aic confident that at no dis'ant day, per haps in anoihei, but not less h- norahK- manner, Middlebury's lavoritc son will he remembered hy those whom he bas served so ahly and faithfully Hence we hardly expect Mr. Stewart's name will be actively pressed aginst Mr. Page. John IS. Psge is one of nature's nohleuien, than whom no truer representative ul the Green Mountain character ean bu found nut a genius of one idea, devoid of common sense but a full grown man ol broad discriminating mind. practical sagacity and moral wortb, in short true gentle man of sound head and good heart. We shall expect to see the 301 dele gates who are to constitute the nominating convention, salute bim with great unara- imity, ae the ne xt Governor of Vermont. t From the St. Albans Transcript. Tax tilBUi.vaToaitL Ocistm.v. Hon John B. Paye. ot Iluiltnd, appears lo be tbe most prominent Rejablican candidate- tor leuvrrnor III- nomination isravund ty the Free Prut. altonV Journal, Itutland Herald, and Kalland Count v lmdependrttt. Mr Page displayed financial ability of high order when Treasurer of the State, and t is not strange that be snould now he urged ir tbe responsible and honorable post f Governor. Addisun County, it ss stattd, will be quite unanimous in urging in con vention tbe claims ot Hon J ibn vv Su-wart. ol Middle'mry. For Lieut. G vernnr there is a strong feeling in lav.tr of (.several Thomas, who is an able man and would m.ke an excellent iresiding iifficer. ComsponaVrce of tbe Boston Journal) The Amcriraa depaitmrni ot tho I'aifi I.Xtlltllllllll. The Amtrkan Lttem&tirt art Ik Jte.'of medal. Piatt. Jkpril "2 7oMf Editor of the Botton Journal: If Ibe Unit,d States achieve sneers m the Exhibition it will be owing to tbe mtrtasie value t a fen arttciea ComawaeiBg 10 the shawl, or nnrx.asil if called, outside ttss main baikJuig, ws Hud six ooalnbwriaas. which, for practical use. are superior to like coatri buttons front an; other country. A locomouve, a street car, sew mg machines, platfurm scales, reapers and mowers and agricultural implements. the locomotive "Aaratrt." Tne locomotive, appropriate; named "Amer ica,' ' coninbaietl hy the Urant Company of Patterson, New Jersey, is of tbe same tnttern as tbe best pas-eoger engines in use in the United States, and admirably Saisbel. It is tbe great auraettoo of the Exhibition to ma chinists. It is interesting to stand in tbe shed and bear tbe remarks of 'be men in bine blouses the engineers and workmen who flock to see it a locomotive which is so unlike those ot Europe so sermiagl; light and so symmetrical, ai.d ahich has a protection to tbe engineer and fireman ; for engine drivers over here mast take the wintry storm fill in their faces, and keep their pos'.tioe s beneath tbe hot Summer son. An Englishman objected to tbe shelter, on the ground that ihe eogiarer, if allowed to sit under a sbtd, would be more likely tu get asierp than if obliged to nee tbe wind and storm I Perhaps if be was to take a ran of a hundred miles uo a col I December da;, with the slee' cutting bis lace and the northenst wind whistling through bis hair, be might change his mind. The proprietors of the locomotive deserve great eredit for their spirit in sending this spe cimen of American tseobanUm, at a large ait- la; of raune;, not expecting any rttarn from salts in Europe ; for though Ames ic can make saprrior ratehices, she cannot compete in price mth tbe loeomtitive budaers of England and France. Tbe )ary on loeomctivts came to a decision yesterday on the merits of the different ma chines. Tbr competition i great. England has a large num- er. France has at least a doz en. Austria and Rusi have lh.ee or tour each. The Austrian and French members of the jor; took exception to the " America " because it as so lizht in some of its parts, and also to the amount of polish to tbe iron wi-rk, which tbe; thought was mre for show than unlit;. The; cUioml tbat the lightness of - roe of the machinery was a sacrifice of strength to beaaty. Bat fortunately the English member of tbe jarj is well informed oa loousiotive engines, and be explained tbat the nilr.ot.l in America are of an entirely different coi-jtruetion frt.m European rotds : that tbe country is new. ami in - rota cheaply built, and the ties are subject to d s- il&cement from trest ; tnat to rsie over roezo roads there most be elasticity in the machinery; that American engineers bad difficulties to con tend with wholly unknown to Eurupeaps ; tbat. taking all things into consideration, the Amer ican leonmotite was superior to sn; otoer in toe exhibition. II -s arguments were so convincing that the other jurors gave way and aw.irdeJ the j gold medal to Ihe " .Imeriea.'' This i a great triumph, anil It bas Dren achieve" 1 inmuatn ine intelligence atd nootsty 01 the cngiien jaror. He is thoroughly conversant with American railwajs and American engineering, and tboub bis own country is one 01 me largest competitors be bas been strenuous for justice and bat suc ceeded in obtaining it for tbe United Statts. This is a goat beginning, and if the other cpn- tribulions equall; deserving have equal juttice. the United Statts will have a fair share of awards, notwithstanding the meagre contribu tions and faults of mansgement. ntn sibeet cab. Very few of the visitors comprehend the use of tbr handsome street rail car contributed b; Stephenson of Alban; designed lor the fatst Indies, wiin iiinuoo cnaraciera on us siuta. toe carriages on tne American rauwa; nere in Pans, which run 10 t ersauies, are omniooscs The track does not enter the heart of tbe city, ihe traca uoea not enter me urait ui tuc oo, but stop, at the Place de t-CoJ at each trip, the .bee!, which fit the croove, of the rails are Uken off and others for the pave- meets put on. This car, so unlike tne oa. 1- buscs, is therefore a puzzle to tbe raiiaians. us luxurious lurcishmg, its pluiog and painncg is so elaborate, that the; cannot esmprthend us osc that it 9-for the accommodation of all, and not aa exclusive coach for first class pas sengers. The crowd lock at it, walk round it, peep into the windows. lock icjiairingl; atycu, and ask wbat it is for ; and when toll that it is a democratic institution, built in the United States for tbe us of the Hindoos in India, stare at vou ta Dianz asionisumeai. u uijicrjr which they cannot comprehend. I am informed tbat a company is forming for the tntKaluction of street railways into Paris. fEWI5CJ KACHI.1t!. Of American Eswlng Miehines there are Wheeler S Wilson's, Howe's. Fbirenre. Olobe. the button Hole machines nf ibe Am-nctn and ths Union Omipai.ies. and ih- F-ilv K-oring oiacuins. tar invention i American, and all omer ratcnmn are tD'.l ficition of tb. Amer- ictn idea. The p. rti n of the sled occupied by tiirsr a main pt.int or attraction The mtrvellon rapslit; nh which a buifn bole is irortfl, or a nocking knit, b; simplt turning a crank, is snffii-ient to astonish tbosr who rsrhaps mav never have hsanl of such ma chines. I am confident that if the jury on this department is as honest aa tbat embracing loco motiies, Americans will distance all competition, on'; the difficult; will be how to decide between tbe several machines rrom the United States. rLATroBM sea ix Tbe Fairbanks Scale Co. and the Uowe Scale to. have contributions. The Fairbanks Co. bae every variety, from the grocer's scale up iu uoc ui capacu; lor wrigning a locomotive, with rraduatuct for all countries even Russian and Chinese Thousands have availed them- seltes of tbe opportunity to be weighed on the American iseale I have not been through all tbe circles to see what other nations have contributed, and have only noticed that Italy sen-Is 1 pair of oU balances that Turkev has a contribution ol steelyards of roughest workman ship, ihe t-airbanks scale the principle upon which it operates has just now been adopted by Hussia. and is introduced on the Russian railways, snd as Russian enterprise extends eastward, so tan sele will go, by and b;. across toe um .tioantmnf. to met tbe same scale now in use b; the American and English merun nis in ihina. AQBICTLTURaL IMPLEMENTS. Ia the shed we fiud reapers and mowers the 1'err;, .Met ormick, ttood, and the Piper ma chines. Here also are plows from a large num ber 01 manuitcturers. step over into the hnz- lieh shed elite b; and see the difference between tbe contributions ; the English mowers contain nearl; twuv the wtight of iron as the American. Their plows are a great deal heavier longer in mould, with much more of "toggery" about tbe beam American mowers and reapers hate aireail; maJe their reputation, and if these can be tried in tbe field there is no doubt as to the result. It is not the season of tbe year for trial. and I am informed that there will be no work ing of the machines before the jury giie their uc-ision. English plows, though heavy, do admirable sort ice in tbe heavy s its of that country. Tbe furrows turned by an English plowman are m-ich narrower than those cut by American im-pli-ments. and tbe plowing, as a rule, is not so d-rp as in the United States. For deepening the furrow, a seeutd plow (..lions the first. But the plows sent in by other countriis are curiosi ties. It is imp. uible to describe thrm ; they must be seen to be understood. Must of them espenll; those from France and I tal;, are of a type hke these used by our grandfather great, beav; ungainly alltirs. with wooden mulls, with horse-shoes and bits of iron nailed up n tbe same. A case of forks from the Pat ridge manufactory in Leominster, Mass., shws a marked contrast to the best contributions from England and France. Here we sec again the peculiarity of American contnbutioLS light ness, saprrior ffi ish and form, all combined to make the m..t useful implement or machine. Other nations baikl iiistrumeuts s strong much stronger eve. ; others mtke tbem with as high finish, bat for use there is not tbit study r.f means to ends which ehartetenzss the ma chines and implements uf Amrnctn inventors To n maw the articles in the American de partment would be to 00 pj tbe catalogue, and I can 0.1 ,i select here and there aa article. ELECTRIC .MACHI.tlBr. Passing on to Ihe next circle, we notice over the entrance an eleetiK clock sent b; a French cit.Ze i of New Orleans the pen iulunx being in one of the inner circles, with dials here and there in ihe department Tbe only other electric mechtaism from the Cnited St.t-s, which has given the world tbe telegraph-is one fur the development of electrici ty from a gas burner, or hand lamp, or from a conimon c-oiig stove, or irom coaioustion ia any frm. It ha- lone been known that elrotric II) eoaki be reduced from beat, but unnl recent ly bo attempt bas been made for utilizing heat tn-m a stove or lamp. This t bet mo-rlectric pile is the invention of Jl 0 rarmer of Salem, tbe id tea tor ot the apparatus and constructor of tbe trlegnrhie fire alarm, first adopted the city of Bet'4. Ibis pde is simply ac alloy of several metals, which, being heated, gives a strong current if tlectr-citi. A cnmon ra burner gives a carreat strung enuuah tor medical use The waatr beat of a cooking stuve is nearly sut fic.iot I- drive a scaing machine. It is quite pos-ible that tbe experiments in this lin- may lead to a great utilizing of brat, now wasted, not ouly in manufacturing niiblisbments, bat in private dwellings. There is nothing ele like it in tbe Exhibition. rtAKOFOKTES A3tO JtTatCAL IXSTB. CHESTS. Cbickering 4 Sons and Steiaway are the prin cipal exhib'tors of pianos in the American de pertinent. Both have grand, square and cottage insirnmente. THere is one other exhibitor tbe proprietor of tbe "cycloid" piano, who has one square piano. Every nation, nearly , has its instruments Eugland. France, Prussia, A s tiia, Italy, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, and I know oet bow many others. It is there fore a formidable eooirtitwn which America has to meet. I have no knowledge of the minds of tbe jurors, as their examination is not yet completed, bat amatear musicians have informed rae that the American pi-tncs are much superior to those of any other nattcc BSONZK. An American invention in bronze that of Mr. Tucker of Beaton bas caused much sur prise among tbe bronze contributors. It has long been known thai steel could be made to take the co or of bronze, but unless it was lac quered would soon corrode. .Mr. Tucker, after long experiment, has raea able, by niing oil and benzine, to give the peculiar color of bronze to cast iron, which is made proof against raft. The bro axe cannot be d est roved except by sab jecting the iron to a high beat The result is that articles can be manufactured of cast iron which will hive all the characteristics of bronze which will deceive the best ju Iges even and which can be produce-l at a fifth of the expense of the mote precious metal. The bronze manu facture, s of Pans open their eves in astonish ment at the lamp, mantle clicks, statuettes and ornaments manufactured in the Massachusetts Siatt a Prison of east iroo. N t inly are they surprised at tbe invention, but at the artistic beauty ef the forms o beautiful that the chandelier, the dtsign of a younc B- ston artist, is to be reproduced in tbe Art Journal of Lon don. I have examined with some eare the de signs of artists of other r.atwnsnd ean say that there are none superior to those of the American department in arustie beaaty. MtBKE. Tbe United States has three specimens of mar ble I do not include Miss Hosmrr's Sleeping Faun but three ebimaey pieces contributed by Mr Shatter of ISrooklyn. . one 01 nut land, one 1 f Tennessee and the other ot Cali- fornit marl.ls The first is of pure white, with out spot or stain, snd ot the bizhest polish ; the secon l gray ami sputiri, use tnat in tnr t,pi ti.l of Wsshiogton ; tbe last, one from Califor nia, is of the color of stone, with rich sbadea and wavy lines so rich and unlike an;. thing ever ssen oa this side of the Atlantic that tKsrs is alwavs a crowd to admire its beaaty. Prof. J. P- Whitne; of Bostoa mtkes a splen did contribution of minerals. Nearly all of the Western States and the Territories of the far West send rich specimens of ores This partis yet incorrplete, and I cannot go into details, roon nxranTXEST. The-fbod department of the United States will compare favorably with that ot any other na- I tion. ve nave every variety 01 wneat, rje, I oats, sorghum, sirap and specimens of floor from th' tt est. Longwortb of Cincinnati sends wines. Smith of Jtew 1 ork enters into compe tition witb Eoglaud and Usrmany oa ale, been , . . . ' "t'ha foTr't P d f ... , of beet sugar whicn will ranee, and .tew arch such as no other country has ;et produced. In tbe ar rangement ot seeds llassia is quite our equal, hers being put up systematical!; and labeled in several languages. OTIIX& ABTICtXS. The war. or ra.her its results, are seen in the nnmeroas mans and annliancts to make good imbs lost iu battle. Tbe Lincoln arm. manu- actured in Boston, now worn by ovar two booiand soldiers wbo have been supplied uy j,aTtrnmeci, is not surpassed by any contributed b foreign cojntnes. Of implementi'of war, there is Gatying's can which attracted the attention of the Emperor list week, who stepped and examined it witb ranch attention. There are the Bemtnzton, Snencer and Ptabody rifies. Smith & Wesson's putoli all of which ars clcitly examined now thtt all Europe is on the look out to find s. me Ih'wg sapsrior to PruMinn nerd!e gun. Hers, too, is thr s'or; of ths w-tr, in Rosr statuette of the Un-on SoMi-r. of Camp den-a, the Taking of the Fort," admired and prti-ed continually If we step into tbe picture- gtlb-r; wr shall nod alaavs some one gazing at tbeei n tnbutie.ns ol Bierstvlt - the scene of ibe R.k; Mountains : or Church's Snirara with ita wit. dernses 0f foaming water ; the aatuma scenes ot Krnsrtt and of G fford so unlike anything turopetn that tbe visiters cannot comDrrhend them ; of Eastman Johnson's "OH Kentucky Home," aud tbe pictures of other artits In. ness, Lambdin, Frederic Johnson and Hunting, ten. Frenchmen stand with raniure befurs Thompson's statute of Napoleon iu bronie the unexpected contribution of an Atrerictn ; and all visitors of all nations hod to admire the Sleeping Faan of Mos Hcsmer. This 13 bat a cursory review of a few thines in the American department, which to the e;e makes but a poor show, but which in reality ia rich tn useful articles. Cieito.v. MtrTKOKOI.OGIC tl. TABLE. r'orJIay, 18GT. ar raor. a'a. ra-rrr. LocaUTT Cnlvcrtit) of Vermont; Latitude, tt -.T) Lon'ltade, T3C.I0; evaiirn above Tide Water, 367 feet ; above Lake CLmi.Uln, TT. feet ; Hoars of cbftrr.tlon, Ti.,!r u , 9 r. Taiaaosma. Baaon; Diascrn s x.vo uu roaca or wijds S aiiJr.)r(m.ia)rt.. 2r- 9r. s U " I 33 M . 33 S li 4i 42 43 39 47 31 I M 1 CI 1 sr, 43 ' 4i 41 581 H 42 I 3. 39 ' 59 1 45 , 37 1 55 51 M 35 2J 3-' 37 33 27, 33 1 38 40 32 37 sr ' 45 . 53 45 4il 1 37 I 39 I g! 41 ; 58 311 1 30 I 0 I 53 : 29 i fit '-VI I-W2 .W Nttl " 53 SKS '.12, "I " .IS tt'3 " .46 a- Wl " CI .l NWt ".4.-. NWl ' 31 N2 " .4fi .-3 " .75 .W3 " ..' N'S.I " 54 M " .33 ,M " .til 'N2 " 74 Wt " .93 Nl " 42 I ' .33 1 ".IS iNI " .61 ..NWl " .S3 Wl " .78 i2 ' 67 SI " 43 j W4 fri N " SO bWt M aW3 sIS'O MVllO Wl 0 M-3 iW i Wl' 4 WI2 MlO Ni. 0 SWil 7 Wl 3 bWi, 3 W1, 2 bW -I 3 'in WaI0 Wl- 8 I NW310 NWli W1II9 hWtl 4 bWi 6 NWi 9 Wi n S 41, 6 W3 w &w ttl W3 twt 81 M Wl r-W3 SW2 W3 SWJ Kl SW2 W2 KiVt N2 NWl NWl wt SWI fcWI W1 bW.l bWJ Average temieratore of the month, 40-W. sleaahight of the Barometer, WII Inches. Fall of ran, 2 42 inches. Average temperature ef April for ten years past,4tC. Ut.a bcliht of the Barometer In April for ten years, 29.52 Inches. Average tall of water In April fur eigtt )ear past, 31 Itches. Average vf mow in April Ur eizht years. 9 Inches T&eamouBt.f sniw daring th-put winter was felkws i Xuvsm er 2 inches, fVjceaiber 16 inches, Jasaary IS tides, Fabruary 10 Inchea Mtreh IS Indies, April none 1 total 6 inches. Resclts or CLEAHl.NO OIF THE WOODS. Our climate bas changed lor the worse since the original st-ttltmont ot this country It is or.c nf more fierce extremes. Tbe hills. which, clothed with their lores:, are tbe natural defence and protection of ihe plun. have, in many placet, with strange and thoughtless improvidence, been stripped and laid btre, and the storms bowl and past over them ui enecked. On the plains the old. pumeval trees have tven cut down, tne gr Tea thinned, the thickets weeded away. Our br.ader field- are dryer and hotter in summer, and the winds over them are mure unbroktn, and btcee, at all season", mure violent. Dtlicate plants are cultira'rd with mote difSeulty than lormerly. Creal croia are more liable to c Injured by drougut. I'bc deterioration is constantly going on. Tbe thinning of a nsrruw border, the cutting down ul a single tree, adds something to the evil. All tbat cm be done ought to be done. and very much may be done, to c ieck it. the bare bill tops and their steep sidis may gain be covered with trees. Ihe poorest lands, which hardly raj for cultivation, may bu given back to tbe forest hy careful planting. All the surface that can be found unoeupied, every little nook that can be pared, should tc clothed or allowed to re main clothed with native or foreign trees and shrubs A bare, unprotected field has the winter's snow aw, pt oa and so freezes t3 a great depth, and by its slow thawing materially retards the spring. A surface carpeted with underbrush, such as whortleberry bushes, arrests the falling or dm mg leaves and an early snow, aDd lorms a fibrous blanket to keep in the warmth ol the earth, and keen out the cold. Thus protected the earth below this blanket dots not freeze ; the roots of tbe urge, and small, form a porous spongy mass, of considerabledeptb, and the pervaded earth, underneath, receives and kecpa the dissolving snow and trickling rain. Lud up, aa in a reservoir, against the hour of need. Tne early flowcis show that Soring comes erst to tbese sheltered spots, i-.rery thicket, every clump of bushes, every tow of trees. cr-ccially every broad ribbon ol mingled lets, busnts and undcrnrusn, does some thing to soften the violence of the wind, to arrest the mists and ruinclouds, and to store un a little treasure of moisture, liko that just described, from tbe dissolving snowa una tbe rains ot spring, and tnus provide n sonrcc lor daily r-Tarmration to mitigite the heat and droughts of summer. Whoever can look buck for bait a century upon almost any country town in New Eng land, may remember many a little perennial rill of former d.ivs which has now ditip rcarcd entirely, and many a brook wnich once ran full through tbe year, but which is now in tbedrv season, reduced to a dimmi- nutive runnel, who"e mu"ic has ceased, and whoe course is indicated only by scattered. stagnant pools, or by a greener line thruuh the meadow I no Change Irom worse to worse, from dry to drytr, is s ill go ing un. 10 stay ti.e evil, to orin' back a softtr climate, will rttpn're the coaipt-ra- tmn of all public spirited persons. Every one must comptmute fur the mischief be bas done. Whotver bas cut down a single tree. young or old, must set out two to take ita place ; wbuever has uprooted an old, broad- beaded tree, sucn as aucicnt chestnut or oak. ought to feel bound to plant at least ten young ones, vt noever bas been, directly or indirectly, instrumental in aeticiug tne roadside, by destroying such a border as wc bave teen speaking uf, ought to hold him self responsible for another as beautilul and . tt-l I r , j as precious. tt uuetcr una an acre 01 ianu. the cultivation of which pay poorly, will, if be has an eye to his interest, plant it witb such valuable trets as will Qmn-ih there fast ; ur, if it lies on the cdcof a forest, he will let it nlant itself witn acorns, seeds or nuts from the forest, only taking care tnat the young trees shall not be nibbled down and killed by cattle ur sheep. ood lor fuel, timber lor building, mate rials lor furniture an l for tne use of all workers in wood, are becoming every year scarcer and dearer, and trees upon tbe hill side or tbe roadside, on tbe plain or tn tbe alley, will bo " aye growing," while the planter is sleeping, and will continue to grow wben the planter shall be lying with nis lorciaincre uuuer tueir anaac. The Secret Service money expended bv the State Department, by order of the Pres ident, between December 1. ISOj. and No vember 30, 18C0, was, in all, $115 &15 Co. The parties to whom this money was paid, and the services wbicb tbey rendered, are not knuwn to tne public, tho entries being made on tne nooks ot ttio state Department simply as "President's Approval," with tho amount. In a school recently a teacher related an anecdoto ol tbe little girl wbo tried to " overcome evil with good," by siring a new Testament to a boy wbo bad ill trea'cd ber. A few minutes afterwards, one 05 ctrack another ; and being sjkod too reason, said be was "trying, to get a Testament."