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AttiuhAinl Noticet, jm i!tWiis,V l 2 00 Administrator's or Executor's Notices, (Jn . . idvnnce,) ' ' , ' 2 00 ' Notices of hinnwny htubands or wivos, double price, and in advance. ; , Notices of l1e.ilhs. frf. Marriaee Notices, Bro" ' ' mgtothe lilierslitvof the parties. ,. L" eJ Nyticei in the locuUolimin, If (jents per line lor ch insertion. ''' i ' Notices of political meetinss. free. VINTON COUNTY DIRECTORY. Benrcsentnrlvefin ''onpress II. 8. BUNliY. . Wile Penalor-.T. I)RI)UHY. ; , ' ; "'' ' Rpresi n'otive A. J. BW AIM. tv! .(..;' (k.inmOD Pl-as Juilge I P. I'LYLEY. ... . . ProbatemlB RIOHARD CKAlti. . r ' AUditorH.C..MiliRB, ; . , Jtmorder-JONATHAN BRINE. 1 Proaomihe AttornAiAROHl OAtO HATO: ".'' -Treasurer DAVID FOREMAN. . CU-tk of Courts OEOROE I.A'Tl ' ' BhciaT OHM J. SHOt'KEY. . ' . . Burteyor ..: . Corouer-tVlLUAM I). IlltlfilJW. .(WlUlAM UMRK.' , ... i-t-Ccminissioner-- WAMIIMJTON KG ETON, iMOltltlS ALBAUOK'" '.- Post Offices in Vinton County. NnmeofPost Office. ' Township, i ' Post Master. AllensviUe" ." ' Hope Furnacs 'Dundas ' u E'gle Mills , Elk .1 i : .Alertliur 'New Plymouth RectiV Mills " 'Bwan-J Vinton, Station TVilkesyills Z ilesVi , Kichland Brown Olinton Kagle . , ' J. WHoux S. Iaaminger Swan f. Reynolds ; Elk . ltrown Clinto-n 1 Swan-! Elk . ., . Wilkes alli,on Iioiacs Redd Wta..Tylop Oeorga rj . .r.a. vvin f. "J s' mm i w .t . Asnpzarif.is-t-wswmexrw, Business ar&0e , ..D.litlEL. S..-DAK4, ' : 'j&ttcxrxio-y- xt Xs.-w, ' ;' MoARTflUR,' OHIO. ' ,'"tjii.h prat'tice'in the Courts' of Southern' Pis y tnct of Ohio, and in tlio Courts of Vlu.ou, Jai'ksuii, and Athens counties. , Onrict decoud citory of Davis' Building, ' on Main Ptret , .-i . .. . , . January 24, 18C7-,tf , .. .. , '. ., , . .' f'.;t, , JOIHIS t. STEVEKSON, ;;"!' ' ATTORNEY - AND 'COUNSELLOR, AT LAW,. ;JACK30KT C. H OHIO,' i , WILL practice in the Courts of Jackson, Vinton and other counties. . .. , , i .. i JsntiarV 24. 18'17 tf " ' Poetry. WHILE THE DAYS ARE GOING BY. hJ tbeW ftre lonely hearts to eherlsh!t' 'i'' ' Ta the days ate go' njty; -v (.. . .'.' there weary eoulg who perish 1 ' ' TrV'h'iie 'ibe dayS'are going byj" If a smile we can renew, . As our journey we pursue, ' "'"'St 1o OU .tho ggod we all may do , . . , While the days, are going by!., .' ) -': K'.iJ,.r .'j - , .There's no. time for idle soorning ! oi! ., (,, , w bile the days are going by , , i .tet our face, be like,(he mprnipg ''' . . :; :biledays'iare.gmnVby: 'n Ob! tb -wor)i is full of. sights,' ' " " ,J r rFull of ad and weeping eyesj . , ' ). :; Help youMallen brother, rise r- ' :ifj " 7 si. 'While tbe. days f.re going.ky.. ), ,t.'.;', j' t:t i .;, . i . i ," . t .thJM, u i?ins ii?i" f?" ;s: hjleyths days' are going by:'11 . ""''. . ,j vpneby one we';loaTe behind tiS ; i Vbile ;th days are going ' ' "j j ' VBot the:seeds, of good we sow,. . , ;' ; i . Both in shade and shine will gnn, t j : And will keep our heartssglow ' ,f ' .. While the days are.gang by,,T.(, LOVE ONE ANOTHER. "V1 "iLet'eacn'one strlfe with llhis n'h; --, ' : fobea-deoentman'V' '" '!'. :v-i s . . Aid love his neighbor as himjslf ' , ny Up'oa the golden plM0) .-. ' ' ''"infl if his" rjeighuof chance to.be, '. Apretty female woman, 4 ; 1 1,1 "Why', lovi her alllhe mors-r-yqusfe.. , ,' ThatV onlaoting human ; L'-'i'.jiii, I LOVE ONE ANOTHER. WOMAN'S LOVE. ' Mncii-hft n.1 yrii ten about Wo'maii'g love, but We doubt if ilht '.'glo'ro a momna" was iver. o;; forcibly expreaeii ;in a few words as in the following stanzas: ' dome from'yW lortg long roTiif,' (On'the'eea'so wild and roujb; Cow) toi e-te'ode'r afid 16Ting,.', - ' .. J l " And ! shall be blessed enough.. V-.i--- ' Whers your sails have' been unfurling, . "'" What winds have blown on ybor brow, . I know'notj and aslc not, my darling,' : Bo'thatyotioOme to ine nbir. --'Vi'- ! ::,:! i . i .) .. Sorrowful, sinful and lonsly' ' . ' ' ' Poor and despised' though you be, ' re nothing, If only-,,, , xot) turn ironist he. tempter tame. I'fr.a i'r j n.s i-.r, ' . ;v. Of tnen though you be unforfjivsn, . .: Though prieifj be unable to shrive, I'lL pk-ay. till I weary alllieaten. , If you Only oonbaek:alie. .; i. i' .! Select Story. MR. SMITH'S MISTAKE. BY AMY RANDOLPH. '."i Miofsttmrner'tn the tropics is' t poet's ilvuiin,' Virirlullhi'fTleF 'Hrt' T'tfia KamiiIiPiiI wiideruess if. Mil En'glaiidis g solemn, many-voiced epiO out woo nas ever given us a description of the dry detaild, the parched nxotiotony, ot oitdsummer lo a great dry goods' establu-hmeut, Sisy puus Smith' could " have enlarged' tnorit plaint ive.lpn. the ' sutjectj as bo; itood drowsily behind' the ' counler, lisle&iog to jiie oeaeless' tbuder if wheels' 6d the paveme'otft outside'aod watohuig the doe slender , thread bf'euQ-bhioe taut glim iiierod froK aiirhe flaw id the wiudovi fhades. like 0 guided cbsio, across tbe piled up 'goods.- ' 'It's very' hard,' L61iT(.iquied Sisyphus 'to have a feilpw's opble wliut-d'ye-oall-it repressed ii? this sort of way. I. leu! I'm t'uo'ormy proper sphere, but how the duoa to get Into -it- is aooiher quos" tioo, I eia'l starve and 1 can't, run ibout hko'l iLlfajhcrtaiis.; with a woolly rug on my b-ck'aua while' I'm working 'like a gaily Muio' for-i'b'e'altry eiz huo dVed dollars 'a yeaMbat keeps soiil and body together, :wliere'a 4'lbe 'chance to soar,' and-expand,' ahdatid all thut sort of thing? I kh5w I should muke a Qrkt rale'Rltimbfir df 'Cngro'sy if 'I bul'y hiid 'a id? lieM- 'i'tid t Lore's no earthly leusoq wFiy'.itliOuldo't go io for litera turs and'.dip'louiatiyj it well as other lUks.lH AM w-ftal'1 ': more, 5 I'm good loQkiog dr iny lobking glass; is A' mObt atrocious ' liar,'"''8 i ' i "';-'r '--- ':ilr'"iuifb.' plillea '; lis-, long anburi mqus'taohe,':aDd thoigh witn a ooUipla cent simper, of the preyy "girl who had bobehl some' dotted muslin at his eoua ter the day beforeafid -who had aligtted from sdeh a ; Idainty 1 little -Wine-colored (Jdw'pe, WT'.h a eoaoumad iq - livery rem' ibgiu tbd high-'iVeppibg bbrsesj' -' I '-' ,'I wobder if shb'U coma' ssain mttr- murfd Mir! Sisyphus 3 Smith.' -'She eer- (ainly seemed impreSEeo, and 1 atiKaite 4'uio she bmiled when I asked her if there wasariyVruftg 'miie. 1 ;oould show her.'--Other l'elloWs marVy 'richv aud I doa't see wuy l .BdOQlda't. Ina lact w-,l duglit trt i'LTne as i' higher circle. ' Ooi logoe 1 qd 'totfuni',' kid rgloves; "silver dre.iug eases, Jupiter iooausli d lust like to try tlie experimeot bf being rich. ;'l?urrwara,'Bmitb't' ,' 1 ''' 1 'isy phus" startlid s'pBsuiodically ' from bis reverie; as the 'harsh, aeceriti' ' of his oarro' w'Vouled superior summoned ' him .tAff field 'Jof action'and ',-thh ' blood m'oubtc,d to Eisl;f,orbhead,,"3s 'ha-''re'cog. oizod io his fair customer' now Vwaitihg bis attention, the very-damsel who had sru'ildTovertb8"dotted .! toualio' s0arce tnntyfoar hours. ago. i; J , . -r, . i' d'l" thought o I'i passed triumplrantly through' his biainf n knew she was jo (erected 1 A very petty girl;, upon my w'ofd h"ow.thai.diambuds sparkle upon herfingTjTKl'p ' v&m'uxm ::' .-. ' -MK'iSmitturidviqeed -amirkingly to shoV'jStfoiergiod cambrics to the:h;igbt eyed ydttagJady'wTio.'oeoorted by iav da 'mute tockio elderly companion, vliad sealed herself opprjsita bisj ojoutar,aDd at as turil fng' oVe t it bla no wy ?oi ds w i t h tbe prettiest little ungloved hao.da in the1 world.n. "t0 j,,,;, . ;.... :v,r lo'lMSHroi yqn, Lj. an excellent quali ty,' saidi.iSisyphuB, 1 lauding, V!oo4s ith.glib,.tODge1fnd.:V!rj graijgea- for- : '.(:v -I suppose I may depend on what yon say,!1 said.'.the yoting'lady, looking him direotly.'i'n' the ye. ' ''-'N1' v.it'T. .... V i'eed.oti 'iskte 'fjue'stldn ? tny'r' mured Sisyphus ,'io 'duloei a.'tjCenfir. , The bricht'eved divinity looked a lit- tic sstoDiMhed, bat with the epeotaolea orbs of the elderly dragon upon them, Mr; Smith felt that it was : no-lima to enter into particuUr?. . But t)ie drew out her fairy purse and laid it orj' he oouoter, Sisyphus saw a little sealed r'eo 'velopo flatter, dowa aaioDg ( , the jaco nets.', :. . ,, ..: ,:. . . I;', To seenrq it ,was the impuHe of sh i est s n tj a u d "w i iTTlti t Ohb f u h c"s r f," a h'd handj oul quite so steady as usual,,, Dir. S mi til toeasared off fourtean yvilv. of jaounet, and wrote down the ad.dr'ess. r :' 'Miss Vre,108 Ewt sUeet.' " Aod when the dism6Bd,and the ciirle, and the meltiog iblue eyos' bad floated off ia another direction, he drew out the precious uis.iire to examine . it at. his leisure, behind, i. pila of goods.. ' ; "j 'Bmiih, you're wanted !' culled some one, before he had bed a cbaoco to break. the. seal, aud be came forwarJ, o eq oountep the.itonjf .-. glare of tboeldetly Uii piy, DtJice. ioaye anything oa'tbe uuuuiki ii v luiwif ur pivper i .. sioiuiy deoiandetl tbe drsgOD., . ,' . .'. . . 'iNoy uia aui, promptly answqroq bi3y- phus, mentally Stld.ng.'Sweet. angel ! JJoes she for a minute ureaai that I would n.' f ....... . c.iajf Uoe f ... ; t , . ... , 'It's very strangel' said the old lady, ezajiiuiDg foe counter irons end to end 'Very,!' meekly echoed Sisypbuy." And not until both ladies bad entered tbe wioe-oulored coupe and driven Sway, did. '.be, loyQ-imittcn youth venture to oped the epistld that had been so :(ieli oately conveyed to hie hands. It was brief, but exceedingly to tbe bolnf. ('.''' ' : '.'!. . Hi.ii ;.t 1 : If you want to see me, come this even ing at nine. Papa will boout. and there will ba nobody to disturb us. .. A V. There was do date and no direction, but Mr.'Sisypbub Smith ' felt i.lbat. op such tntls wtre needed. , . 'A. V. ! A, -V'.lMe . pondered, ;;.U wonder if it is Alice, or Antoi.ia.-1I think it mast be Anniegentle Aonie-i- the very name for her 1 . This eveuiug at nice 1 I feel (bat tho crisis of my fate is at hand. r jJoar me t 1 will be (here a't'tba very chime of-the-. belUj I.wa always euro that that nine was destiueti to be no common' lot in life J now I . am even more eon viuccd , ot . tbe taCH 1 tbink, from the 6igns and symptomFy she must be very much in Jove, Judeed. 'She's all iny. faucy 1 painted her; she'? loyoly; bbeV divine! aod fehe.uVutt hitva plenty of osh, for that ooupe isn't Kept up ou Botnint; 1 cisypnus, yod re ia-luck1,' my Gne iVllowT ... m: '; All that long day bis v phut walked, tuetaphbriaally speaking, pa air be. trod the blue - empyrean, Mentally ; ha had already sblected the site for his .browD stone rosidenca on Fifth Ave sue, .apd docidod on Loog. Branch. for; the sum mer, iostead of Orient Point." ' l" 'And 1 ttbould prefer an open barouchs to that shutup ooupe ' he, thought. .' 'Of course Aunie will defer to Tuy wishes io all suoh matters.V ..' , When at looztLtha hour for . olostbe the e3tabliehmeot arrived; Siaypbus hur ried homo to b dci .hiiniaif tu tho meat captivating atyiej , . , ' ; . 'I ' wonde'rwhat'sho'irdb with tbe dragon,' pondered Mr. Smith, 89 he tied. delicate sky-blue cravat in a most do exceptionable bow and twisted his auburn moustaoho io a JNapoleonio fwjrl. 'I suppose it i my oue to quoto poetry aod talk about destiny -I think Annie s , a little sentiaental ; these blue-eyed ciru mostly are and we'll burry , ,up .the match as soon as prscucabfe,' , f ; : ; ' .' Hi naat ilfinrenfltinc frlanfla'towarda 1 o'- -t. --. the oigor box on the table, but shook his head, almost in the same secoodt, , - 'It. won't do,' he, paid .'Uirls arar bo whimsioal that ii'e not best to., risk L any thing.' stronger of sent than- patohooli, or verbena "water.-: -Things will,(be quite different a&er we are marriedAc ,u ?-'-. And so Mr.'Sistpbus Smith, '.armed and equipped, at -all points,. for the eyept tul eueoantcr, went ; .dawn .the ftiist where the mellow July- moon lights lay like rain 'of reddish golJ, and tbe .gas latnps -winked I fitfully at , hjin ;, as, be jSassedi" -'. f. ,t'm:tl u.'r ao w! ;W.108 "Eaet treeVwss tiiVriok' mansion in'a'ferave ahdTeSpob tabld Idoking bNck, with a browtr stone church oppositeod Jipau the heavy ma hottaby doore a silver plate bore the in scriptionyiRE.!,,.:, ;,.".'. '. u'-V,.-i ' Wometj are ingenious little cresTlures, id Sisyphus to himaolf. ; 'Who but a woman wooli have thought of conveying her eddrcBs to me, so neatly, uder cover oi abandle .of jaoonet' Sbe's expeott, ing nle,iof opursej. I wonder f jte day hasioemed half as long to her, as it hss torme. Height) I sljouidarj;r wpnaefj' ; nSo musing, Sir. Smith, went boldly pp Ihii atnriH'anii. rani ih hell" A tall sar vant-map opened the dqor and looked pa'ronhingly-dowo .upon Sjsypbue.' MfYbat ao; yownf, my,.Bn r 'l avish to se MUs Vore.' answered LSiayphtt8,1oltily.'. ' " ... J-The man .looked doubtful, but sfler moment's hesitation said : .. ... -: ' 'Walk in, slf, if you please,' and ushered , bi,in ; into pretty little boudoir, bera gray and stiver were the. preiotii inating- 'tints. One gas light, baroiog ioder'a'shade of pearUgrey glass,- dif: tusoJ a dim lusrer tnrougtioul too -ap I armctttnd.Mis'4-afarv'robo;d' " ib . a dress of pure floouy white,' had half riaeo fro 01 her seat as tua . door, was thrown open.1"-;.- : v : ThVafraid she's addioted tooigsrettes-,' was iheihbught;that eddied through Sis yphus's.mind. as a faint odor of Havana reiohed his. senses., r '., . , . . .. . The next moment he had alien grace fully 00 one' knee at MisS''Verj's fuet, and .eaught one of her ( delicate "little bunds io his own. -; '.,..'.' '. ' ' ' "'My dearest 1 my own treasure !' he fjsoilated, theatrically. , , ' ,, But Sliss Vere, instead of responding q a s'i,nailar,v'oio, a kJyotng ladies 'iq high tradgy, jerked the little hao'd'ttWayj aod burst into :a, very; genuine . screum of. terror, surprise and indignotion ; 'Ilal.lo I' utierfd a dHel, bscs voice from tbq curtained obscurity u iay windo;W beond,.,sbd before Sisyphus Sthit-h oould re2ii feet, or stammer nut Ucstiorna word, he felt himself seized by the collar and vigorously jerked into a stan.duig' poiituro. A ; ?' ;- 5 'You're a pretty young ; mio, aren't you ?' demandod the bias voice.' 'AVbat do you mean by this sort .of i thing ;?', .'.'And then followed a shake so vigor ously executed aod.' as tbe vooalists say so well ..sustained.! that' poor Sisyphus felt uk if the teeth', were rstllfrjg out of his bead, and the bairs nyicg Irota. bia soalp: wtilo not too least ot nls agonies was, that the blue-eyed damsel laughed yes, actually ana neartuy laugiieu, 1 'Dou'l hurt the poor fellow, Phil HeVcrazy.'.I'don't, douty,' she ioter-i ceeded. as soon us she oould command her voice. ' ' r 'Hurt him 1 , l'.ll kick him down stairs!' thundered tho hags troioa, and then - fol lowed another bone-dislooating shake. iSUyphup dropped onthe Carpet' in a helpless heap, with the bow of his cravat uider bis right ear. ..The young lo'dy stepped forward to protect him. , Don't Pnil ! Pray hear what he has got to say for himself , ; v ., 'Speak, trteo I roared tnotaii jMemcsis, standiogin a threatening posture over tiim, , r,;'. ; ' i Sisyphns could not epeafc, but instead he pulled out the note,, and extended ir, appealingly,' towards Miss .Vera. . ..i n. 'You you told me to to come,yonr- "if- : told you to comer ; ... Miss Vera unfolded -the paper,; and glanoed at it with bSwildered eyes, . a 1 'What is it?'. questioned Phili ' She-give it to him, with an unoontrol able peal ofJaughter. , u.l '.;, . 'It's the note I told you of, Phil. the note that was intended for" you, and, that I lost from my pocket this morning.' j , Vas was not'' it for me V stuttered Mr. Smith...-, , '' , , . . . , 'Fcr yiu?',.i'Pbil.'8 fingers.lnstinotive ly tightened wUh n ominous grasp up on Sisyphns's neoktie, while Miss Vera answered wttn friged tiaureur :; '' : . 'Most assuredly, ',iV ?t.,,'.I'' , . 1 : '. !n.n.A nl,!.li surprisea at na iuipoinoMwo . w.uivu could for ah instant dare to. form suoh a app90n-Vr.::;:'.'.:,o":::;;"' .. 'Then Jierbaps;i had octiergo, laiterea the humiliated sutdr.1'" ' x ..!-.. ; - 'Perhaps you bad,' said Miss Vere. 'Of course you had, and you'd better go pretty quickly, if 'yott don't ant me to help jca dotyu 'stairs,'" added Phil.j nromDtlT..rra " u Sisyphus looked appealingly at Miss Vera- aa he reiohed. "the door., .but her bjtie eyes Were full of ioyj repellant light, and. Phil, made' a 'step forward at the same .instant, that nao; tna eneci 01 nasten e his departuro in a most war.vellbus o . .. ma doer. " "' - vrr-ri:-i. n.wi. SorrOwfuflT be went dbw the t; flight.bf steps,' ' mo'tirolully ho "retraced his way ,baok. to. thai. third:rafey boirdiag bouse where he vegetated but of bbineas fibu're to mn8, at his melancholy leisure, on the fallibility of earthly hopes.-, The rieh. wife.' the oped bsroubhe, tho ;Fifib Avenue residence, .ana Jjong wrapcu, badj faded, iutoj mjsty'distanqe, and' 'only the realities af working day ife.,e- !malned ,''.'"'' n- (VWhat a double-dyed fool I've been,' groaned SisypijuS SmithV ,'' ' '; And when a man finds out that fact, he is pretty" sute to la heartily disgbsted Pwith' himself; ,V 'I Mf.iSmith want back; ttfc. ws jaeoaets Snd'muslinS''tbeLnxt mornings a sadder and a wiser pereonagenftLife, is full- of mistakes, and Sisyphus'a i.bad jbeon a partio'uUrly aggravating eoq. ...;,(i,s5l;.,; . i'i ' -r ','t r - ' ; 1 : ;. toi rtf aifbot a thyself.; BY AMY RANDOLPH. Miscellaneous. Josh Billings' Advice to Young Men. i " ! Plank : ruler for every Young Geo tteman about tew oommouco Life for the fuswTimeJ-'..-': '.. c. ,.. :T -When you eat, always use a knife and orc (unless you bve-jmush jand milk for dinner, then exercise'yuro judgment,) and be sure te-vu ppea yure'mouth when yura elbow qrooks bi awl mcana quit eatiqg when yu git thru. i t , Jf yuhavp eoiip for breakfast, dotilt undertake to eat it wih yure fingers, not ifyucao git a rfprlt, and never wipe yure noze on tb'o table' cloth az loDg az yu nav a coat sleeve. Ifyu don't kno' how tu ohu terbaoker, luze no time (u lurn ;',the best wa is tu go behind a hog pen and pradtis before yu chaw in .public ;; but persevear'; it's the only wa yure Dad Iarnt. ' iryou nav gnr. bv 14 year1 old an' can't swear good, the chances are tnat yu won't ever Amount to. anything., : Lernirg'tu drink. is s slow process, but droadful sarfin ; cider is pretty sartio tu git the hang with, but rum cherry is sartine,. , - ,1 , , , ,. . . .. . ; .. Bi awl means, at an early age get iota the habit of stain out late at nitcs. Don't misa a pircus ; tha are means of : graoo. iLan swi virtue nonsenso, and sospect awl fem ail girte. 'Watch yure cider Iruther, and brag on his deviltrees. - ' When'yii bnter' a' parlari'1 always enter at a door (if there iz one.) and take at ons't the' rrioSt comfortbtle - seat. ? ' If vu nza. terbacker (and ov course yu dew,) ana are not an - expert m tne perlite oo oomplihhment ov alus firing at the bats ov' the coal grate, call for a spit dlsb,- and bore the center every .time. 1..,: -. Always lead in conversashun, main taloing awl yur pints with tho nervous tenacity ov a rat terrorr beyer. letting go yure hold ov tbo attention ya hay excis ted, unless, it should ba tew spit ou yure hands. , Avoid modesty az yu would a mildew, and dovo hlosh, unless' it iz lmegiately after taking brandy and'wa'terV '"' "' " When'-jou are 5n lnV'(wbich; will. be. every ndw'nnd then) studdy poetry and pizen', tork Injio, and go'inta a pail dek line ; then tew save yursolf take a. doze bf ksstor ilo arid .await the next attak with beknming oompozur. 1 ' . . .1 iNover smoke an Amcrikan sigar, I bav known hundreds ov promising yung men ruined in this way. Swear a Julie in awl kompany ; and take at least one Sporting, newspaper. , ., . . , .... Haze a mustacb if you hav tu poletise yure lip tew dew 1'. Uultivate ynre boots , and talk boss, Dispize awl em ployment and shuddor whoa yu mcot a mekanjk. ! . '; "V' Know awl the intrigue and skandal ov tha town. Bet tSa dollars on everything kail yure father' the old man,' avoid every appcrabce ov perliteness to him, and lodge out occasionally. - ' ; ' 1 erleek ynreaelf in the above primary rules before yu piesuule. upon the Beck oned degree (tew much haste has blasted menny buds tif promise.) and be just tu yuraeX -' If, on inquiry yu find yu are not put down as a "plum,' yu may con- olude that yu have mistaken yure genius' and have no bopea in tha oroymontal walks of life. . . . Beautiful and True. In a late a r tide in Frazer'M Magazine, I this brief but. beautiful and true passage occurs:,,. ;. , . . . . . . "Eduoalion does njt eommocc with the alphabet it begins with a mother's love ; with a father s smile of approba tion, or a sign of reproof; with a sister eeotle forbearance' with, a handful of flowers ia a green and dainty meadow; with bird's nest admired, but not touch" ed;: with creeping. ants, and almost im perceptible comet ; with .pleasant walks in sbady lanes, and with thoughts diree ted in sweet, and kindly tones and words to nature ; to , acts of benevolence ; to deeds of virtue, and to the source of all good-fGod himself,," i ; ' :'" -;,:".-.:',"i , t-. . '.'t; , . ir.As yiriahmati fell In love with a lady, but 'she.' instead ' of reoiprooating his affections, fell In ' love with another man hnd iaaVried him,- which oausod Pat to ex'otaim id the fullness -bf his heart : 'iQqh,' would that 'you ' had been born (Wins, so that 1 could have had - half ot our 1 1 tSFhlTiLZ Bobhy at the break fast table pee morning, broke out Id a new vein :! "I don't want 'mbther tor-marry again,'' said he.' "Why not?' was ask ed with some surprise. '-Because,", said he, MI've lost ope father, and I don't want the troublebf getting acquainted with anotuCT one, 't A Beautiful Sentiment. SnoaTLY aftor'tha departuroof tha lamented jllebcr for India, be preached a betuion which cbntainod this beautiful illustration: 'Life beara ns on .the stream of a mighty river. Our boat at first glides down the narrow channel-throagh tho playful murmurings of the l'.ttla brook and the bindings of its grassy borders The trcos shed theiii blb93CmS, crver onr youno; heads,- the flowers sSem to offjr themselves to tho youog hsndB ; we are happy io hope; and grasp eageily at the beauty around ns, but the. streams burv ties on, and still our hands are empty. Our course id youth and manhood la along a'doepor and wider flood, among uijouis uuBfc Binaing anu . magnincenr. We ara animated at the moving pictures, and enjoyment and industry around us ; we aro excited at some short-loved disap pointment. The stream hor odjand our griofo are alike left behind us.' We m y be ship wrecked out we oan not be delayed, whether rough or -em ooth,-the river hastens on till the roar of the ocen is in our pars, andh tossing of the wavea is. beneath our fee', and the floods are lifted up around us ana we take our leave of earth and its inhabitants until of ear future voyage there is 'no witnes- Avt the-Infinite and Eternsjl,'V ; , ; f A Droll Postmaster. In-tho days of Andrew. Jaaksoo, hi Poniastereneral, , Amp's lienoS'll, Wanting to know whereabouts 'was t&e source of the Tombigboe river,' wrote for the required information' to the postmas ter of a village on its course. .Sir;' wrote the higter offioer to the lower, "this department desires to know how far tha Tombigbee river runs up.- Ke speotfuUy,&e.',' The reply was brief and read thus: "Sir : .The,Tpmbigbee river dosen't run up all; it runs down. 'Very respectfully, &o." The Postmaster-Geoi."" eral continued the correspondence in thia style: 'Sir: Your apppjptmentv, as postmaster at. is revoked., You will turn over funds, papers, &o.' per tainibg 'to your offico, to your successor. Raspoctfully, . Tk eoll jnnder- strapper closed the correspondence with this parting shot; "Sir : The' revenues for this office for the quarter ending Sept. 30, have been 95 cents; its ex penditures, Bams period,, for tallow can dles and twine was' $1,0S. I trust my successor is instructed td adjust the bal ance due me. Moat respectfully.".. , . , J6TIn walking always turn your toes out and your thoughts inward. The former will prevent you from falling in to cellars, and the lattor from falling inte iniquity. . J . ' usirt'. tjvA lady in Msosaohusef'ts. 'while. at church, put a pear in the box passed around for contributions, wbiob,; at the close of the servioe was sold to the high, est bidder for seventy dollars. tSrA gestleuen-id Michigan asked a squaw if her papoose, which was quite white, was not half-breed,'whereupon she replied ! "No, not a drop of white blood about it half Iddian and half Mission- ta.So bommon has became the shoot ing ot rctuisters ' in Missouri, that it js now regarded as a branch or sporting. In Cooper county, tha other day, a stran ger in soarch of game was answered, "Not much, sir, but there's the preacher com'rog over the hill. ..d-') ts? BuNqt , Jpng ago a melodeon ; was purchased .and used in' the Methodist church at College Corner, Ind. Soma bf the members were strongly opposed to fta ictroduotion, and (0 much ill feeling re-t anlted that the vouoz piano was finally carried out- of, the phuroh one night by UnKnOWU pariie uu .uuiuw ui, io- cently another ' melodeon was procured and plaoed in tho oharob, but it wii alse demolishea. -i -;-' t- t 1 :.!. It : .1 -, I .. SirATfHa'ExTaAoaDiSAB.v.-vV8 there are a great many young ladies and-gen- that thc ar iiaiexceltenci ucoa'skatcs. we wit) state fur their benefit (hat there. is a young maat named , Honalus, living r, tnnn wbn nan . finlinna ' almost BDV body in skating, and, what is more re markable, he does it on inrce ma an has no legi: ' Ufs legs wertf cut off y a train bf cars in Ohio some time . ago. Hishody.;8its upou one skate, while he uses the others with his hands. Ha oaa. he seen upon Beargrassj Creek' any day, -wbea the ice Is" good, and if 'any one of bur youog 'bloods" think they oan beat Mr. ltonalds, he will bt vary glad to give them Va little, brush-f-0Mspi7??r Zit ' ocrat, : , ... , .