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destroy tW idea of immortality
he soul is to add depth to death.
f0' e 8mud-pox, is most
.ous when it comes late.
JtVflirthe ruins in the rtorld, the
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'l.Twi"f an Lite nisi unic, it i a uj im
portant mutter to know vj,,nt lie
fliould be tiuiglit. As promised some
weeks ago, we now projxo to answer
thin qucction. lie hImvM 1,o taught,
1. Wliutlieiu. 2. Vliat he in for. 3.
Whence lie came. 4. V hither ho is
.going. Of course these things cannot
he taught him in a day, a year, or u
The ni'vt common mistake made by
tocher, k thut they too often take
i for granted thut the young know
mse tilings already, and ull ho has to
io is to teach him to spell, rend, write
vwl cypher. The teacher too often
supposes that his pupil has learned
theau things in the Kunduy -school or
mound the family altar ; but uiifoitu
luilely Ir'-uuday-school teaching is fur
Biioit of theso truths, and family
uliuis are too secure in these days to
rely uputi for any thing.
The intelligent, candid, christian
teacher should begin his great wi rk by
. imimrtiii" the information here indi
WHAT HE Irt.
Tile teacher should instruct his pu
pil in the knowledge thut he himself
hut of what man is. lie should teach
him that each individual of the race is
a compound being, composed of body
It is an absurdity to tell a student
that lie must study a routine of britches
to improve his mind, wheu he has
never been seriously ami earnestly in
formed thut he has a mind ; that he
should learn and practice the laws of
hygiene when he never has had a hint
to the effect that, his body is made up
of a sy.-tem of organs on whose normal
action depends not only health but liie
itself? The student should 1 informed
and made to recognize the fact that he
bus u hdiul and a lxdy ; thut he hiin-
bvlf i - composed of these two distinct
parts; and that their union into one
'individual produces his existence, and
Uieir separation is death ; that the
mind, which is the spiritual part, is the
fcuperior part, as it survives the scpanv
tion, and might more properly be call
ed Ike man, us it is mind that make:
the man, and the correct phraseology
is that the mind, or the man has a body
After this lessou has been fully im-lu-eWd
upon the student, he will be
ready for the next, which is:
WHAT II 12 IS FOB,
thatw, the object of his existence.
This involves man's relations to God,
li'misi-M and his neighbor. The student
should now be told that he has three
natures, to-wit : 1st Physical. 2d In
tellectual. 3d Moral. That his great
business and chief concern in life is the
ptopi-r cultivation of these; that it is
his duly to study, cultivate and devel
op Ins body, his miud and his moral
pmcis; and that learning to read,
wnie and cypher are only a means to
liiie great ends; that every branch
of etudy that contributes to this end
boouid be pursued, and every one that
does not should not be pursued.
It is evident from these two divisions
of oludy that the greatest stody of
nun is man, and the most important
biunohe8 as uu end are, Physiology
' Intellectual and Moral Philosophy
The first treats of man's physical na
lure, the second of his mental nature
nd (he third of his moral nature.
We regard these three branches as
(ie ttudiei and all others as means to
Juvmnplish these ends.
We reserve the other two heads
"named at the beginning for some fu
ture time. Ed
A Word to Students.
Hill's Mitnnnl of Social n..d Husiiicss Form.
It should he the aim of the student
to be punctual in attendance at school,
to be thorough in study, and good in
the recitation. The boy or girl who
w -tild be successful in after life must
lay the foundation of success in youth.
Tn-y should fully understand the im
portance of improving their schooldays
for this purpose.
' The Ktudent that seeks every oppor
tunity to idle away bis time in making
nprt for himself and fellow-students,
will live to regret that lie thus wasted
his time. The happy, eportive, joyous,
laughing boy or girl shed happiness
wherever they go, if they are careful
to control their gayety, and allow its
flow only in the proper place ; but they
should never permit the love of the
mirthful to infringe on the rules of the
echool-rooni or the laws of etiquette.
On the contrary, true courtesy should
teach them to use every endeavor to
aid the teacher in his work, as in so do-
. 4 taoc ".5.o store me
with valuable knowl-
pss that whieh nan never
jjut-tlie contrary will be the
rtis by which" they may procure u
,; livelihood ; and if united with energy
and perseverance, will bfi sure to give
them reputation, eminence of position,
To be a truant, to he indolent, to he
working mischief, evinces no talent;
any rowdy could do this most worth
less men did this when they attended
school. It requires effort to bo a good
scholar ; it evinces brain power to be a
The youth should earnestly resolve
to achieve an honorable and noble po
sition in life. With the wide opportu
nities which open to the ambitious and
enterprising in this age of progression,
there is no limit to the greatness which
the thoroughly earnest student may at
tain. The idle and dissolute will natu
rally, of their own weight, drop out by
the wavside and sink from sight. The
plodder who is content with the dull,
duily round in the same narrow rut
will pet the reward of his lubor, though
he never betters his condition. But
the earnest, original, aspiring energetic,
intelligent worker, can always be sure
of new fields to enter, nobler victories
to gain, and grander work to acconi
oOat to contemplate:
tfttlts'fft j??rt'f riif ft
A man who was a confirmed and
lopeless drunkard, being about to go
out to the Fishing Bank with a fisher
man, proposed, before they started,
"to take a drink."
"No," said the fisherman ; "I don't
"Don't you drink anything ?"
"No, I don't drink anything."
"Because I am a christian."
"What !" said the man, "does Chris
keep you from drinking?"
The fisherman, at first, confused by
the novelty of the question, hesitated
moment, then answered i "Yes,
Christ keeps mc-from drinking."
The poor inebriate was struck by the
reply. lie thought: "There is help
that I didn't think of." He went home
and into his room, and knelt down
und said: "0 Lord Jesus Christ, keep
me from drinking." His appetke for
iquor suddenly left him. lie was de
"What is eternity?" was a ques
tion once asked at the deaf and dumb
institution at Paris, and this beautiful
and striking answer was given by one
of the pupil's : "The lifetime of the Al
Tho Christian Church,
Louisville, Oct. 23. The General
Convention of the Christian Church
closed its session to-day bt noon. A
irge number of delegates were present
from Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio,
Tennessee, West Virginia, New York,
Pennsylvia, Alabama, Michigan, Wis
consin, Iowa, Kansas, V iriruna, Dis
trict of Columbia, Canada, England
The report of the Corresponding
Secretary shows thut the denomination
numbers 00,000 communicants' in the
United States. Indianapolis is the next
place of meeting.
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The largest and most st'loct xtnrk of q uiul in li- jiiatcil silver ware, knives, forks R"1
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J Ins lioiisc 1ms been lnutr eslalilislied and mis a wen-earned reputation as one ( me
Crst-elasn ho"es in the South. It i;ur.ranlees all its wares and make ejood all it claims.
Heerenee is herehY made to Mr. L. F. .leanuiaire, Jeweler of iMe.Miuuville, lenn., and
to (he Editor and l'uhlisher of the fSTANOAKn, hIio have known the house in business re
lations for inanv years,-iH in every wav reliable.
When von are in the. citv eall at the MAXWELL HOl'SK JEWELRY STOKE of
GF.OKOE K. CALHOUN A ('O. Nashville. Tenn. jnellt ly
"If a person, swallows any poison what
ever, or has fallen into convulsions l'join
having overloaded the stomach, un in
stantaneous remedy, most efficient and
applicable in a large number of cases,
is it heaping tetv-poouful of common
salt, and as much ground mustard,
stirred rapidly iu a teacupful of water,
warm or cold, and swallowed instantly.
It is scarcely down before it begins to
come up, bringing with it the remain
ing contents of the stomach, and lest
there be any remnant of the poison,
however small, let the white of an egg
oj a teaspoouful of strong cotFeo he
swallowed as soon ns the stomach is
quiet, because these very common arti
cles nullify a large number of virulent
Normal Length of Life
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When a young man has made up his
mind to walk on the edge of a precipice
for the sake of seeking prospects, he
always finds plenty of company. There
are abundance of . people with strong
heads, who, having walked these paths
until they are quite certain of their
foot hold, are ready to go out with new
beginners. If they accidentally lose
their heads and fall over, whoso fault
is that? Not theirs, of course. They
never fall. They look where they step,
and their heads do not turn. It is not
drunkards and theives who are danger-
"ons companions to the green boys just
in from the couutry. Oh, dear, no!
It is you respectable young men that
have learned to sip discreetly in all
sorts of forbidden fountains, and nibble
here and there carefully of the forbid
den fruit. They are held as a pattern.
They have exactly the knack of see
ing and knowing ail that is to be
known in the ways of wickedness, and
yet keeping everything every step with
the righteous. Some of them are
church members and Sunday school
teachers ; some are regular shrewd
business men. They are never going
to hurt themselves, they tell you, but
they believe iu a certain freedom
Thev never could see the sense of tem
perance pledges, for their part they
don't need them, and if there is any
thing they abominate it is your radical,
straight laced people, who keep always
in thedtislv turnnike for fear of the
The late Professor Faraday held that
the natural age of man was one hun
dred years. The duration of life he
believed to be measured by the time of
growth. In thecamel, this takes eight,
in the horse five, in the lion four, in
the dog two, in the rabbit one year.
The natural termination is five removes
from these sevcia points. Man, being
twenty years in growing, lives five
times twenty years il,at is, one hun
dred ; the camel is eight years in grow
ing and lives forty years ; and so with
other animals. The man who does
not die of sickness lives everywhere
from eighty to one hundred years. The
professor divided life into equal lialvjs
growth and decline' and these into
infancy, youth, virility and age. In
fancy extends to the twentieth year,
youth to the fiftieth, because it is in
this period that the tissues become firm;
virility from fifty to seventy-five, dur
ing which the organism remains com
plete, and at seventy five old flge com-
mences, to last as the diminution of re
served forces is hastened or retarded.
Words of Wisdom.
It is riht to be conteuted with what
we have, never with what we are.
He that pryeth into every cloud may
be stricken with a thunderbolt.
No books are so legible as the lives
of men, no characters so plain as their
Vice alters the countenance of man,
and quickly destroys the beauty of wo
men. Kvents are not iu our power, but it
nlways is to make a good use of even
the wors t.
Old ideas are prejudices, and new
Few people know how to be old.
The language of the heart has no
uecd of words to be understood. It
Seven Cures for Neuralgia.
Among the hints for relieving neu
ralgia we find the following afloat in
the newspapers :
"1. Orate and mix horse radish in
vinegar, the same as for table purposes
and apply to the temple wheu the face
or head is affected, or the wrist when
the pain is in the arm or shoulder. 2.
A lady who has been troubled with
neuralgia in her head uses a bag of hot
oats at night as a pillow. She says :
"leat the oatd iu a kettle over the fire
or iu a pan in- your oven. I have never
been troubled with neuralgia any place
but in my head, so I caunot say how
beneficial it would bo for neuralgia iu
othpr parts of the body. Another
cure is drinking hot lemonade." 3.
Apply equal parts of camphor, chloro
form, acouite and alcohol for neural
gia. It will relieve, and won't take
off the skin either. 4- One of the
simplest remedies for neuralgia is es
sence of peppermint. Bathe the part
affected, keeping the hand over it. It
will burn and draw, but not blister.
5. Let Canada thistle be gathered for
the purpose when in blossom, dried as
other herbs. Turn boiling water on a
quanUty of the thistles, let them steep
five or ten minutes, turn out and s weet
eu to taste. Before drinking it fix for
a sweat iu a warm room, then drink off
the tea while it is hot, iu large quanti
ties. Follotaking the tea for a few
days and you will effect a cure; don't
drink it hot after the sweat, but either
warm or cold. G. Sal mumouja, half
drachm, dissolve in water one ounce.
Dose, one tablespoon ful internally every
three minutes. 7. Extract of gelsemin
(yellow jessamine), five to ten drops,
in about a tablespoon ful of water;
three doses taken at intervals of an
hour apart, uot sooner, have relieved
very severe attacks.
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Liver there in no better Spring Medicine
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RESUSCITATED AND REHACSUTATED.
THE EXERCISES OK THIS INSTITUTION WILL COMMENCE ON MONDAY Sep.
U'Ulbl-r 6. ISHit. under the supervision of the following
THOMAS RLACK, M. P., President and Professor of Physios, Clieniibtry and Geology.
V. M.JANES, A. M., Professor of Ancient Languages.
J. J. MEADOWS, A. II. Professor of Mathematics.
E. II. LITER, A. II., Teacher of Preparatory Department.
MISS MAfitilE L. ETTElt, Teaeher of Music.'
Whose Miperior abilities as instructors are warmly endorsed !y prominent and influen
tial educators of the Southern States. The approaching session will witness many pro
gressive and judicious reforms. The course of itlstru 'tion will iie thorough, comprehen
sive and pivrtiod, and' it is the desire of the present management to advanoe the College
to the front rank of educational institutions. , -
Irving College is situated midway between McMinnville and Heersheba Springs, War
ren county, Tennessee, and in point of healthfnlness is second to no place in the land.
The discipline will be utrictly military for the thorough government of the students and
for the development of the physical uiaii, ills for the better exercise of economy and
restraint upon extravagance in dress. ,V
KXP'KNMKH Payable Oiio-lml f I n Atv:inoe.
Tuition and Hoard per sess'on.of five months $l 00
" in Primary Department $ 7 -"0 to 10 00
" in Preparatory Department 12 "i0 to Moil
" in Collegiate Department 21 oil t 2." 00
Contingencies -r0 t' 100
Students will be charged from time of entrance to end of session. No deduction will
be made except in cases of protracted sickness of two weeks or more.
Eor particulars apply to Thos. lilack, McMinnville, or either member of the Faculty at
Irving College, Tcun.
junel'J TUOS. BLA M, I'res. Board ol Trnsl't.
Thc undersigned would niot respectfully cull uttctitiun to this advertisement,
we propose buying ANY AMOUNT OF , .
"Wheat, Corn, 33arloy, Eye, Oafs.
Bulk meat ami Bacon Lard, Sorghum, unk Seed,
Loose Hay Shucks and Todder.
Wc are agents for the Homestead Cotton, Corn and Wheat Grower, which bv the use of
ISO pounds to the acre, will make one-third more wheat, corn or cotton, and bv its lue for
four consecutive seasons, w ill restore land to its pristine strength. Cull on us nod get
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