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FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS.
\ Girl’* a Girl for A’ That. Is tln-re a lady in the land That boasts her rank and a’ that 7 With a scornful eye we pass her by, And little care for a' that! For nature's charm shall ls;ar the palm,— A girl's a girl for a’ that. What though her neck with gems she deck, With folly's gear and a’ that, And gaily ride In pomp and pride ; We candlsp-usc with a’ that. An honest heart acts ho such part, — A girl’s a girl for a’ that, The noble born may proudly scorn A lowly lass and a' that; A pretty face has far more grace Than haughty looks and a' that; A I ton tile maid needs no such aid, — A girl’s a girt for a' that. Then let us trust that come it must, And sure It will for a' that. When faith and love, all arts above, Shull reign supreme and a' that, And every youth confess the truth,— A girl's a girl for that. An Obituary—For tli> Young Folk*. From tlio CUicatf-i Tribune. The telegraph aforms ns that Tippo Habib is no more. He breathed his last at an iusignflcant town in Indiana, on Friday, after a checkered uud event ful career of about one hundred and fifty years. He has the distinction of leaving behind him a name which, although it has been blazoned over the whole country iu letters of the most abnormal length, and although its owner, seen and criticised by many thousands, has never been accused of dishonor, or of belonging to any ring except the circus ring, nor has there been any breath of scandal affecting his reputation as a steady-going ele-< pliant. When Tippo Sahib was ushered into the world, iu the early part of the eighteenth century, it was with the ex pectation on the part of his parents that he would live and die on the soil of India, and that when he should finally check his trunk for the laud where good elephants go, he would leave las native jungles in about the same condition as he found them. But how contrary was the result! Tippo was impelled by circumstances over which he had no control, to join the innumerable caravan which moves toward Columbia, to follow the star of empire westward, to cast his lot in the land of the free and the home ,of the brave. The result of this determination had most important hearing upon his des tiuj ; insomuch that, instead ot passing a life unnoted by any event outside the monotony of East Indian days, he saw, in the last ten years of his life, more of life than all his ancestors for ten ele phantine generations had done. Vfh n Tippo Sahib first behold the light of day, the country ot his adoption was a howling wilderness. The cities where ho has made his triumphal marches, and where he has borne squealing and delighted maidens upon his caparisoned hack, were unknown to civilization while yet Tippo himself was a tolera bly old elephant. The villages where Tippo has waved his proboscis on high to the terror of gaping urchins, or wagged liis mild, conservative tail in recognition of propitiatory candy, were the scenes of savage powwows or wild deer hunts when he was cutting his fourth set of molars, and munching Lis frugal meal of rice, millet, and sugar-cane. It is generally admitted that the ele phant is the most intelligent of quad rupeds; so that it there be, as one of, our Chicago divines has urged, a future existence for dumb 1 leasts, it is evident that the elephant will have an advanced nook therein. When Tippo Habib shall there salute his ancestors and youthful playmates, it will be interesting to hear the tales ho will have to tell them of his American experience; what sweep ing progress he has observed iu the i great West; what dread convulsion she has observed in the political world; how a free government can enforce its authority against an unreasonable re-j hellion of a vast section: how many times that section can be reconstructed while his (Tippo’si tusks are growing a few inches; how seriously those self same tusks are endangered by the high duty on ivory; how anxious the Amer ican people are to seethe elephant: and how Theodore Thomas may fiddle in vain to Chicago it Tippo Sahib is, around, with a good circus show to re inforce him: how suddenly a procession may be improvised in an American town, if but a brass baud and an ele phant appear to lead it, how. iu short, the Fourth of July itself calcs its in effectual fireworks beside the superior splendor of a menagerie In short, the death of this great animal is an im portant event iltogether, not only ti Tippo Sahib and his proprietors, but to the devotees ot zoology, and to the children of America Whti: a Ho) < .-in Do. \V e recommend tlit' following, which wo copy from tin- W inko-dia Plaindealer. to those boys among our readers who have arrived at the age when it is nec essary that they should prepare for the stern duties of manhood “Our local readers will doubtless recollect Philip Stein, a younger brother of Charles Stein, who grew up to mi a boy in Waukesha, and is now ,i promi nent lawyer in the city ot Chicago. Young Stein instead of loafing about the streets, like mauv boys, attended school regularly, and from here went to the University at Madison, where he graduated with distinguished honors From there he went to Europe and finished his studies, and soon after opened a law othee m Chicago in com pany with Adolph Moses, Esq., •>! tmit city, where, by ias studious am! in lus trums habits has controlled , bug business, and become quite emin nt it. his profession. We notice now. from his card, that M Moses has retired from the firm, an 1 Philip is managing the business alone with good success. He is now only about 25 years ct age What other Waukesha buy will go and do likewise. " Comfort tor Brown Eye*. “It seems to me, mamma, ” said Brown Eyes, looking up with a grieved ami startled expression at the au nouncement of Alice Carr’s death—’it seems to me that all the nice people are dying. By the time I get to be a wo man I am afraid there will be nobody i worth while left. Last summer Dickens died, and now Miss Cary is gone, and I uobodv can ever write such stories as ! lie did, nor such sweet poems as the ‘Lover's Diary. 1 ” Poor little Brown eyes ! She did not know that she was taking up thus early the plaint of all the men and women who have trod the earth, revelled iu its joys, tasted its sorrows, and stolen away, one after another, into the eter nal silence. Life is full of bereavement; not only | the ‘‘nice people,” the poets and story j tellers who delighted our childhood, I pass away, but those who seem essential jto onv being, without whom we fancy i there can be no more joy of sunrise or | beauty of returning spring. The peo j pie that we live for die, the strong in terests of life drop from us, and vet life j goes on, new' people step into the old i placee, larger interest claim us, and to day is enriched by all the yesterdays. twenty years ago, when Alice and Phebe Cary were unknown to fame, living iu their country home a few miles from Cincinnati, little dreaming jof the popularity that awaited them, the former, referring to the death of near relatives, which had left the sisters comparatively alone, said, “There seems little left to live for,” And vet, at that very time, when life seemed so hare, there was opening out before her such u field of influence as her wildest imaginations had never pictured. “ Let no one be called happy till he is dead,” says the old proverb. I would set over against it this one, Let no one call his life a failure while he lives. As the universal is more than the individu al, the soul greater than all its experi ences, all loss must be compensated by nobler growth, the failure of to-day impart the secret of to-morrow’s suc cess. Because our poet knew sorrow and loss, she knew, also, the sources of consolation. Because she had trodden lonely ways with weary feet, she knew the sweets of companionship at the wayside spring. We know what we have experienced, not much besides, and by the aggregation of all manner of ex periences does “ the world grow slowly into nature,” a tender human nature akin to God’s. Be comforted, Brown Eyes, there will always he “nice people" in the world. The children will have their stories, the youths and maidens their love songs, and men and women the in spiration of high thought and unselfish deeds. Thackeray and Dickens, Mrs. Browning and Miss Cary have passed away, but they have left to the world their wealth, the beauty nud fragrance of their lives. Early friends may leave us, or we may grow away from them, but over the hills and across the eouti neat come maturer natures to adminis ter to our great need. Persona! ambi tions may fail, things greatly desired prove to be only Dead Sea apples, ma terial satisfactions may take to them selves wings, but back of all these are God and humanity and the individual soul—the eternal verities. The present is always the greatest j time, for it is enriched by all that went before. Never had the soul such in centives to noble living as now. when it begins to interpret the voice of uni versal needs: never was God so near as when we begin to recognize his incar nation iu a whole humanity, and to know that iu serving one of the least of his children we are serving him.— Cdia. Burleigh. A Clever Trick. Our very pleasant cotemporary, Hearth and Home, tells its young read ers how to take a coin out of water without wetting the hand, and this is the method Fill a plate with water to the depth of about a quarter of an inch ; a coin is then placed in the wa ter : a piece of paper is then lighted, ami put, while burning, on the surface of the water, and covered with a tum bler. As the paper burns under the tumbler, the water will rush under the tumbler, and leave the coin in the plate, when ;t may be lifted without wetting the fingers. This is a very in teresting experiment, as it affords a good illustration of the expansive power of heat, and of the pressure of atmo sphere. But we will tell our young friends of a more wonderful audequ diy simple method of doing the same tiling. Suppose you were required to take a cuu from the bottom ot a deep jar. or even a pail of water, without wetting your hand, and suppose further y.mr naked hand was thrust through t* water, how do you suppose it could be done: Simply by shaking a little lyeopdiumi (substance that may be procured cheaply at any drug store), over the surface of the liquid. Then plunge your hand boldly but steadily into the water and it will not wet y >u in the least. The cause of the water's not wetting the hand is the same in principle as that which causes the dew drop to stand in spherical drops on the cabbage leaf, and the water to roll oft the duck's back without wetting it. By a somewhat similar power, spiders aud other insects walk on the surface of water without wetting themselves, and without sinking in the liquid to any pereptible degree. Tim Inman line officially announces that its captains have received positive orders ne'er to cross tue longitude oi •jo degrees west, north of tiie latitude >t ij degrees north. The object of this ts to 'void the danger of ice outlie banks >i Nov Fo'indland. Tin- line li the first tmake this order public. EriQCXTm —an abhorrence of eating with a knife, and no aversion to rob bing another man's wife of he: a flection i tor her husband FARM, GARDEN AND HOUSEHOLD. * Household Red pen. Rice Milk. —Boil a pint of sweet milk gently for ten minutes; add a tablespoonful of ground rice: cook five minutes; sweeten and flavor to taste. Coni starch or arrow root may be used instead of rice, in the same proportions. Rolled Jelly Cake. —One cup of sugar ; one teaspoouful of butter ; one and a half cups of flour; two-thirds of a cup of milk : one egg; two measures of baking powder, or one teaspoonful of cream tartar: half of a teaspoonful of saleratus. Bake in a dripping pan, and when done, spread over with a thin coat of jelly. Cut the sheet into strips three or four inches wide, and roll up. Mock cream can be used instead of jelly, made thus; Beat together one egg, one teaspoouful of com starch, one teaspoonful of wheat flour, and two of sugar. Boil half a pint of milk and stir in the mixture rapidly, not letting the egg curdle. Boil ten to fifteen minutes, remove from the fire, and add a leaspoonfnl of vinilla, lemon or al mond. Rice Gruel.—Ground rice, a heap iug tablespoouful; ground cinnamon, one teaspoonful ; water, one quart; boil fur half an hour. Milk Porridge. —One pint of milk and one of water; a large tablespoouful of oat, Graham, rye or corn meal, grits, farina or hominy; sugar, salt and butter to taste; mix the meal to a smooth batter in a little cold water: heat the rest of the cold water, and when boiling stir in carefully the bat ter. then the seasoning, alter which add the heated milk. Puffs for Tea. —One quart of sweet milk; one quart of sifted wheat flour ; four eggs well beaten; two tablespoon fills of melted butter; two table spoon fuls of siftedsugar; half a teaspoouful of salt. Bake in brownware cups, from twenty-five minutes to half an hour in a brisk oven. Rice Waffles—Delicious. —Take one quart of sweat milk, two coffee cups of boiled rice, and three-quarters of a cup of wheat flour; warm the milk . stir in the above named articles; add half a teacup of home-made yeast, two tablespoonfuls of distillery yeast, and half a teaspoon of salt. at twelve o’clock to use for tea at six. Set in a warm place. When ready to cook, add two eggs well beaten. Bake in waffle irons. Sugar Jumbles. —Six cups of wheat flour sifted; two of sugar ditto; one of butter, warmed ; one of sour milk ; one teaspoon of saleratus stirred into milk. Roll out with flour enough to make thin; cut a hole in the centre, and sift sugar all over the cakes. Bake on Hat tins, from twenty minutes to half an hour. # White Mountain Cake. —One pound of flour and one pound of sugar, both sifted; one-half pound of butter; six eggs—wintes'hif,three excepted—whites and 5 oiks beaten separately; one cup of mdk; one small teaspoouful of sal eratus ; two of cream tartar, and two measures of baking powders. Flavor with almond, lemon or vanilla extract —one teaspoouful of either kiud. Bake in four jelly-cake tins. For frosting, take the whites of the three eggs left from the cake : beat to a stiff' froth ; add ten heaping tablespoonfuls of sift ed sugar and one teaspoouful of corn starch; beat well. Add the juice of one lemon, or halt a teaspoouful of sharp vinegar. Frost between each two cakes and all over them, making a wiiite mountain. The frosting can be flavored with the same essence used for the cake. This cake lasts fresh for some time. Lemon Cake. —One butter, warmed: three of powdered sugar: live eggs, yolks and whites beaten sep arately; one teaspoouful of saleratus dissolved in one cup of milk : four cups of sifted Rour; grated peel of one lemon. Add the juice just before put ting the cake into pans. Clover. One of our best farmers called upon us, the other day, aud requested us to call attention in our paper to the fact that among the tame grasses uoue was as profitaide as clover. It grows so rank that a crop of it, plowed under,is of more value as a fertilizer than a good coating of ordinary manure. Its roots -trike so deep that it flourishes well on dry laud, and yet it grows better and stronger on moist laud as do ueariy all grasses. It is of such rank growth, that, of itself, it overpowers and drives trom the soil the weaker grasses and weeds. Sorrel, a great pest to soil, is said to be effectually driven out by it. If farmers would make a good sward they would do well to apply a small coating of plaster of Paris early in the spring. This is an excellent absorbent, and retains escaping ammonia better than almost any other cheap fertilizer. For a summer and fall feed it grows more rapidly aud keeps green later than any other grass. Those who would have short winters can make them comparatively so by leaving a field of clover for fall feeding. The frosts came to it later, by reason of the thick leaves that protect the stalks, than to any other grass. Cattle will not only thrive but fat on it. But ter made from milk of co vs kept on this feed is equally as rich and sweet, made in November, as upon ordinary feed in June or September. Recently we saw an article in an agricultural pa per where a f armer in southern Ohio reoommendel clover pastures for h igs. He said that two acres of clover were of equal value to oue of good corn— kept the hog.- healthy, growing and fat. all the time The strong roots kept the ground loose, and the hogs would wuik among tnem and so tind their food above and below ground. It is as essential that a hog should have a place to use its suout, and mire to wallow in. as that it should have proper food. In clover fields or dinarily all are found. Clover can be put m with wheat, buckwheat, oats, and almost any crop that is scattered broadcast. Cattle should not be turned upon it the tirst year If one would only sow clover for the purpose of growing hay it is well to sow both timothy or herds-grass, and red P>p with it. Timothy comes in best about the second year, and red top the third. For stock that is only kept for work or growth, probably either are as good as clover. The great advantage that the farmer in cultivating this kind of gras* will find will be in the fact it grows a heavy crop —is good late, is excellent for milch cows and growing stock— and is the best food for sheep and young cattle in winter. It makes the soil rich if plowed under.— Exchange. A \>w Disease among Hoists. Our attention has been called to a new disease that has broken out quite extensively among horses in this city and vicinity. Its indications are first a small eschar on the heel, about the size of a five-ceut piece. It sits into the foot much like a sit-fast. There is but little inflammation, pain or lame ness. The tissue decays with great nt'pidity, so much so that the diseased surface will be three inches in diameter and one or two inches deep in forty eight hours. The hoof will slough ofl, and the entire foot will ultimately drop away. Scores of horses and mules in this city have been affected by this disease. Its nature and origin were for some time unknown; but careful microscopic ob servation demonstrates its origin to be parasites. They seem somewhat allied to tri :hina, ami may be introduced to the tissue by the manure, as it is al ways the heels that are affected. Diluted carbolic acid has been used with great success. We present this matter to our readers, so as to put them ou their guard, and it will be well to have carbolic acid at hand, it is easy and safe in its application, and not apt to injure if not used too strong. A drachm of acid to a pint of pure water, will be about the right strength.— Coleman's Rural World. A Minister Stricken with Death While Addressing the Congregation. The Rev. Benjamin Eaton, first ami only rector of Trinity Episcopal I Church, Galveston, was stricken with ! Death while standing in his pulpit last Sunday. The Galveston News, thus describes the affecting scene; “He ascended the pulpit. Announc ing his text, ‘There is yet room,' all trembling beneatlf the weight of his last message, lie referred to one after another of the friends of his youth, and the communicants of the church that had gone before. H>‘ painted Death entering the church door, pass ing up the broad aisle, laying his hand to the right and to the left, breathing his cold clammy breath on the cheek of beauty, and'wafting the silver hairs of age. Now touching the father, then the son ; here the mother ; there the daughter. As the specter so plain to his entranced vision advanced to the chancei-rail, an I as he saw that his time had come, his words struggled for utterance. faltered. His weakened limits stag gered. A gentleman who advanced to his assistance was waved back. For ten minutes more he spoke, his words ouiv audible to those near him. The excitement of the audience was fearful Three times he struggled to continue, saying : ‘I am very sick, but I must ! say —' Again he staggered. He fell into the arms of Mr. C. B. Hughes, as he raised his hands to pronounce the benediction. Like Moses, that other j servant of God, he was too weak to hold up his hands, which was done by Mr. Hughes. As he said his last words, ‘To God, the Father.’ His tongue refused to speak further; Ids hands dropped.He was carried to his rec ; tory, where he died. AFFECTING SCENE AT Tffft FUNERAL. A correspondend of tin- Banner of the Cross, writes of the funeral; “ Seldom has a funeral so impressive, so beautiful, so sublime, been witness ed by any community. The good man was buried in the place which he had selected, and which was prepared at his own direction when the church was built, under the chancel door, at the right of the altar. The crowd in at teudence was immense. Four hundred Sunday-school children tilled the gal leries—all robed in white, with black scarfs. When one of them threw a dower upon the coffin, there was in stantly a shower of blossom?, and the grave was dlled with dowers. Four clergymen, ail from a distance, were present, and participated in the exer cises—the Rev. Messrs. Rucker. Trader, Phillips, and Rainey. When Mr. Ruck er committe I the body to the tomb, tears choked his utterance, and the vast assembly wept aloud. The choir sang sobbing. The whole church was draped, the chancel windows covered, all busi ness in the city suspended, and the bells of all the churches tolling " A valuable railroad train signal light has been invented. In the centre of the roof of the rear car of the train, over the rear axle, is placed a square lantern with alternate panes of red and white glass. The lantern is connected by means of a shaft with one of the axles in such a manner that eight rev olutions of the axle produce one of the lantern. When the car stops the lan tern of course ceases to revolve. Upon each side of tin- main lantern are two others, also connected with the axle in such a way that when the train is move ; mg forward a solid red Light is display ed, and it backing a solid green light, i The engineer of a train coming np in the rear can thus tell, by observing these lights, whether the train before' him is moving or at a stand-still, and ■ it moving, iu which direction. (General Items. The entire alphabet is touud iu the*** four lines. Some of the children mm like to leam them ; G’fi given the grazing ox hi* meat, He quickly hears the sheep's low cry: B'tt man, who tastes the finest wheat. Should joy to lift His praises high A pupil in the High School at Ihtu field, Muss., who lost both of his arms by railroad accident when a very small boy, manages his book, uses his slate, anil writes legibly with his mouth. H can also write with his toes. King's Chapel. Boston, was built of granite taken from Quincy, and the legislature at the time, by a resolve, ordered that no stone should be taken from the ledge for any other use until the church was completed, fearing that the supply might be exhausted. When the water gets low we are going to have a sensation from Stem. beuville, where eighteen boxes of nitro glycerine repose calmly on the bottom of the river, emptied there by a drunk en skiff not long since. Steamboats say their “Now I lay me” every time thev pass that spot. A son of the late President Tyler, only 21 years old, is a uhlan mthe’l2th army corps of Saxony, an I served throughout the Frauco-FrussLau war. He has been for five years a min iug student at Frieberg, but when the clash of aims came he laid aside his books and sought admission to the ser vice. There are premonitory symptoms of a rush of European travel the coming summer, and fashionable bridal tour' will take that direction, and we shall have numberless letters written thence from the track of war. The Cuuard line i' to have an extra weekly steamer, and two new and elegant ships will by put upon the Inman line. A gentleman in Peabody, had a serious fit fitteeu months ago, and, on recovering, missed seven false with the gold plate to which they were attached. Since that time he has been in poor health, until a few days ago, when he was seize 1 with a sudden tit of vomiting, and threw up the missing teeth, which had remained iu his atom ace all that time. A girl of tender sensibilities eloped with a man near Knoxville, Tenu., and when her father sought to detain her, she knocked the old gentleman with a shovel. Her parent pursued the couple after the marriage, and tire husband and father having exchanged shots, the blushing bride emptied a revolver at her liege lord, disabling him complete- Iv, and then returned home with pap i. Who says that the age ot chivalry is over in Tennessee ? The Alba (Iowa) Spirit of the Times tells the following : “There is an old gentleman traveling through the coun try as a peddler—hi* name we have for gotten —who is the author of pretty good thing. A short time ago lie stop ped at a hotel in Knoxville, and when the dinner hell rang was the tirst to take a seat at the table. He is a mou strous eater, and on being asked by the waiter, 'roast beef, roast pork, or roast chicken?’ he answered, 'roast chicken, my child, roast chicken, by an overwhelming majority.' It is needless to say that he got it. Who, when his brother asks for bread, would give him a serpent ( Yet how often when the sick ask for medi cine, they receive poison. Mercury, lodiue, strychnine and prussic acid, are prescribed daily, and the larger the dose the more heroic the practice ! Shun all deadly minerals, and concentrated veg etable poisons. Let Dn. Walker's Vin egar Bitters be the tirst resort of all who sutler from general debility, indi gestion, constipation, biliousness, in termitteut fever or rheumatism. They will need no other medicine. 1.10,000,000 Paper Collars. Tiie Boston Commercial Bulletin says the paper collar business grows in im portance yearly. The production in Boston in 1860 was 60,000,000 collars; in 1870 it was 75,000,000; and the rate tor I*7l is 150,000,000. The profits do not participate iu this increase. On the contrary, the competition is so close that it is only iu improved ma chiuery and prudent close working of stock that a per rentage is secured. One of the largest manufacturing deal ers asserts that if he could save one eighth of an inch to each collar, on his waste of paper, beyond the savings of any other maker, he should consider that oue-eighth of an inch a sufficient protit iu his business. M hen paper collars were first intro duced they were in boxes of one hun dred at $5. Subsequently, to secure the public interest and a general trial, they were tied in bunches of ten, and sometimes afterwards "put up iu round boxes for the accommodation of trav elera.” It was at this time that the novel advertisements made their ap pearance, reading, "It costs 75 cents a dozen to wash linen collars, which, at seven collars a week, is 43 cents, or a year: 365 paper collars are sold for 85." The recent perfection of linen finished collars has increased the sale of fine goods very heavily. Hence the incentive to dress nice stocks in hand some boxes is legitimate, while, at the time, it affords to the manufac turer a better margin for profit. The price for collars now ranges from 81 to 835 per 1,000. The amount of capital invested by eleven Mew England man ufacturers'is about $3,000,000, varying in individual cases from $30,000 to 8300,000. An Illinois woman committed suicide by hanging herself to an apple-tree. A* the funeral a neighbor, noticing the sad appearance of the husband, con -'’led him by saying that he had met with a terrible loss. “ Yea. " says the husband heaving a sigh; “She must have kicked like thunder to shake on ■fix bushels of green apples that would have been worth a dollar a bushel when they got ripe ! "