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. 1 1 VOL 4, NO 29J PLYMOUTH, INDIANA, THURSDAY, JUNE 1G, 1859. WHOLE NO 18 5 . i 3 gushes' arte. BANK Of -TIE STATE Df MM. BRANCH AT rLYXOUTll, IND. E. S. ORGAN, TTres. H. r.ARLY, Cashier EASTERN EXCHANGE, Drafts c C ncin nati and Chicago, Gold and Silver, Concur rent Money ard Land v arrants BOUGHT AND SOLD. IX Deposits Received and Money Loaned. tCTExchangc on Europe bought and sold. D" Attention iven to Collections, and General Banking Business Transacted. June 23, 185S. 31: WHEN WILL WONDERS CEASE! IN PLYMOUTH? 1. F- HARTMAN & C Have started a new Harness and Saddle Shop twt doors north of I J Brownie eTs store, on tne r.asi r6ideof Michigan sti ccr, at io o where they intend keeping on ham!, Saddles and Harness of all V-inrtv end will ?ell as cheap as the cheapest- Call and exam ine their stock and work. All renairin done in oraer ana on suurt uuu:c. ft o . , i 1 ir If. B. DICKSOX C LEONARD PI- 13 DICKSON & CO. DEAIXR3 IX of every description, also, Stoves, Tin, S'ieet-Ironand Copper Ware broU PLYMOUTH, IND. Edwards & Vanvalkenburgh, DEALERS I PLYMOUTH IND. K. COMIX M. A. O. f GKARD. COR BIN" & PACKARD Attorneys and Counsellors at Law. AND If Testern Coif ret ion Igcntts, PLYMOUTH, ISD. Refer to AcfLARUs,Bo:.xrTT, &co., N Y City;. Johv Lirixcrrox, " Towrx, Smith & SnEi.ni;, Detroit, Mich.; Fecor, Berdax Jtco, Toledo, Ohio; M II Nortox k co, Chicago, HI; Hon C A Stacy, Tecumsrli, Muh; Hon Tiios S Staxfield, South Baud, Ind IInov5-51tf C. H. REEVE. C CAfRON. REEVE & CAPRGN, Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind., IVictJce in Marshall and adjoining counties. REFER TO Ribeock & Co., Phelps, Dodire & Co., N. Y. Cooler, Frwell & Co., Gould k Uro. Chicago. Ioudön & Co . Thilad., Graff. Bennett & Co., Pitts. Hun. A. L. Osboru, Circ't. Judge, Laporte, Ind. STA X FIE LD & JOHNSON- T. S. Stixfiet.d, of South Ren 1, Ind., and A Jonxsox, of Plymouth Indiana, have associated themselves t jrether for the practice of Law, in all the Court of Marshall County Mr Stanfield will personally assist in the management of all litiga ted business Office in Pershing's block. n!3v i J. G. OSB'JUXE D. T. PHILLIP. 0S301lTE& PHILLIPS OFFICE First door north of Rovd's Furniture Store. PLYMOUTH, IND. V DEALER IN mmm. clocks & jewelry. JPiymouth, Intl., KEEP3 Tonstantly on hand Clock?, Watches, BREAST PINS, EAR RINGS, FINGER RINGS, LOCKETS, c, kc. JtTCIocks, Watches, kc, repair?d in the best manner possible. jan 7 5S 7 tf. PARKER HOUSE, H. M. HOPKINS PROPRIETOR, LAPORTE, INDIANA. V. W. AXTELL, Clerk. julS 33Iy J. H. CASE, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE HAS moved his office on? door north of Fieitc Clothing-store, near the Democrat printin office, on Michigan street, where he will gir prompt ntion to all claims entrusted to him ft collection, :- ras Justice of the peace or in hijrh cr court. TV. "mg Jcc, promptly attended to Pljmouth, Ind", spt. 9. 185-42tf. SHAVINSj HA1R33ESS1N3 AMD Shampooing Saloon, On Michigan st, opposite Pierce's Clothing store where the subscriber is ready at all times, during t)usines3 hours, to do up Shaving, Hair cutting kc, in les time and better style than ever before known jo this ricinity; and he hopes that hereafter, by a strict attention to business, to merit a liberal pat tronage from the citizens generally. ALFitED BILLOWS. 37-tf. J. J. VirYALL, HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN. Particular attention paid to Obstetric Practice, and Chronic diseas of Women, a ad diseases of Child ren. Office over C. Palmer's store, corner Michi gan and Laporte streets, whet c he can be consulted at all hours. l-3tf. tö DD. A. 0. B0RT0I1, WWUUTJJVll JLAJA1 AAW H T AS located in Plymouth where he will be pre . JL p"v.i tu limes, 1 iUUllU.lt 3 11U At . m -J pareu ai au u axes. (lUonaays ana i uesuay ted) to perform all operations pertaining to excepiea; w pertonn all operations pertaining to luw icuMi pruicasun. special attention gi rcn to cleansing the teeth. Diseases of the mouth treat ed with success. Satisfaction will be gircn to all who may favor him with a call. CTRooms in Pershing's building, up stairs ea traace first hall door. may20-2Gif. DR. T. A. BORTOmr, Physician and Surgeon, Offic over Pershing's Drug Store, in Dr. A. O Borton's Dental Room, Mi chigan street, east side corner of Gano, where he may be consulted dur. ing office hours- Dwelling two doors north of the- Court House, Center st. west side, Pljraauth, ln-J EDWARDS HOUSE, PLYMOUTH, INDIANA. W. C Edwards) . . - . . . Proprietors. Capt. O. I5aily,$ "Tic GUI Folks at Home." W. C. EWARDS has rcturacd to the Edwards House, which became so popular with the public, under his management, a fer years ago, where he will in future aid in supcrietending its affairs. The House has been entirely refitted and newly furn ished. It is commodious and comfortable in all its departments. No pains or expense will be spared to render it a first class Hotel. Travelers, and all others, will find every desirable accommo dation. In connection with this house is a large and con venient stable, where prompt attention will be given. apr21n21. HARTFORD m Insurance Compm, or HARTFORD. CONNECTICUT. CAPITAL, $500.000; surplus 29 ?,642 23; as sets January 1 , 1859, 79?,G32 23. Incorpo rated 1S10. II "Hümtinoton, President; T C Al lyn, Secretary; D Alexander, General agent fo the V est, Columbus, Ohio. Policies issued by HORACE CORBIN, Agent, be3-101v Plymouth. Ind. jos. mwm, 3VT- 23- JUL. T"C70ULD respect fully announce to the public V V that they have this day associated them selves together in the practice of MEDICINE & SURGERY. The increasing demand for Dr. Smith's services rendering it impossible for him to attend to tlie calls of his friends promptly, he is happy to inform them that he can cheerfully recommend Dr. EaEts ford, a a gentleman who ha an extensive expe rience, together with a thorough medical education. Having" permanently located in Plymouth, they will attend to all calls wuh promptnrss and fidelity. Particular attention paid to SURGERY and CHRONIC DISEASES. OFFICE Second door west of Pierce's Cioth ing Store. Plymouth. Marth 15, 1950 ICtf TIic Undersigned, ATTORNEY AT L, A V, RESIDING AT KNOX. STARK COUNTY, IND-, Will give strict attention to all Legal business in tr isted to him by the citizens of Stark, Marshall, Fulton and Pulaki Counties. He has also, in company with Dr W W CALK INS. Recorder of Stark County established a REAIi ESTATE AGENCY, ami they have a large amount of Land, and sever al Farms for sale or exchange for other proper v. Feb 17 '53-l2mG. JAMES O'BRIAN. C. H. REEVE, For .Etna of Hartford, Cash Assetts, $1700,0 For Ilirrnix do do 1.).0 )0 -),0JJ r or l eoria, . M inne ami nrc inura ice oompanv, of recria 111., Cash Assetts $300,000 PolYie3 issued at the lowest possible rates. Olfce on LfiPortc street Plymouth Ind. 24m3 WE HAVE just received, and arc offering for sa cheaper than any other establish ment in Plymouth, a large assortment of Hoots 4" Shoes for Summer ware. Don't fail to call before you purchase, and examine our stock. '21 EDWARDS k VANVALKENDURGH. BE3IDER HOUSE. J. D. CLARK, - Proprietor, KNOX, STARK CO. IN D., Has rcfitt?d the same, and is now prepared to give satisfaction to all those who may give him a call. Persons visiting Knox c ill and see for yourschv J. 23m3. C- 1?- & C- R. R. TIME TABLE TO T.VKK EFFECT APRIL 2$, AT 8 40 O'CLOCK A M Going West Going East L've PI v mouth 4 30 r mL'vc Laporto 8 10 a m do Clark's 4 45 do do Plank Road 8 53 do do Tvner 5 00 do do Stillwell 9 13 do do Knott's I OS do do Van's 9 23 do de Walkerton 5 25 do do Kankakee 0 ?5 do do Kankakee 545 do do Walkcrton 9 55 do do Van's fi 00 do do Knott's l0 12 do do Stilhvell 6 10 do do Tvner 10 20 do do Plank Road C 25 do do Clark'i 10 30 do Ar. Laporte C40 do Ar. PIvmouth 1050 do S EDVVARDS, Agent. . $1,000 WANTED I! All persons owing me, whose accounts arc due, are hereby notified that I need the money , as I cannot pay niy debts until my dues are paid, and not wish ing to "subject any man to costs, yet if this call is not responded to immediately, I am compelled to adoot means more effectual. II. PIERCE. Pymouth dec 7, '59 lltf Pike' Peak Gold Hinc! LOCATED THREE MILES WEST OF Plymouth, near the Pittsburgh Ft Wayne and Chicago R 11. Eighty acres of land fifty acres improved; small house all of which can be bought NOW for one thousand dollars. For particulars enqurc of D. McDonald or on the subscriber on the premises. A. G. ARMSTRONG. Plymouth FeT) 3d 1 859 nl Ota I wi'l pay one cent per pound for old iron, deliv ered at ray Foundry in South Plymouth, feb 19,:9 lltf F II HALL. WE ARE PREPARED TO EXECUTE Job Work of every description on the short est posi-iblo notice and in as good style as anyother office in northern Indiana. Persons about having Job work done are invivited to call and examine our numerous specimens of PLAIN AND FANCY PRINTING. Having the advantage of a Job Press an 1 the latest styles of Job Type, we cax and wirx give cnilre satisfaction to all who may favor with their work. We are prepared to print CARDS AND ENVELOPES or Merchants and others, on short notice. Call t the Demoaäat Oifice.orer II. Pierce's Clothing tore, and leave your orders. NOTICE IS hereby given that the undersigned will, at the next regular session of the Board of Commis sioners of Marshall county, to be held on the first Monday of June next, apply for license to retail spirituous and malt liquors in accordance with the License Act of the late General Assembly of the State of Indiana. The location on whichl propose to sell, is on lot number 171 in the origina lat of Plymouth, Marshall county, Indiana. 21 A.CAMBRILL, ' iclcctcfc octqr. We See the Hoses Bloom. BY CLARANCE MAY. The crimson hues on forest leaves Speak sadly to tuj heart, And whisper of the coming days, When you and I must part. But gazing o'er the waste of years, Beyond the present gloom There, in a fair, elysian clime, We see the roses bloom. The summer comes then softly wanes; The flowers bloom then die; A change is written on each thing Beneath the arching sky. Soft music forawhile may cheer Earth'a weary, trusting child; But cares soon change the soothing strain To dirge notes, sad and wild. There is a clime it is not far, Where summers never wane; Where flowers droop not, music sinks not, To a wild, desponding strain. And looking o'er our present cares, Beyond a quiet tomb, 'Tis there, 'tis there in that bright clime, We see the roses bloom. Startling Incident. A Jfan Living Four Months in the Setcers of Xeio York! Underground Life and Occurrences. It will be reccllected that during the early part of the past Winter, the tides at our wharves were extremely heavy and at one time all along East River side for the space of a mile cr more, the rats were compelled to leave tho piers in shoali of thousands, making for the time rare activi ty among rat terriers and wharf loafers, in their destruction. A communication just received from a Western source, (the Post Master at Chicago) enclosing a letter from a German, now in ihat city, writing home ward, seems to make it authentic that one of the queerest incJents of New YorK life which lias ever been recorded, at about that time took place in this city. Leopold Meyer, a German citizen, then residing at 117 Avenue A, had come to thi city to seek his fortune among hi? countrymen. He was a kind of king Chilfüiiier,' or rag picker, from Paria, whew he had acquired a small competen cy in that line, wnich, however, had been dissipated by the speculations wh'ch the lower class of the French have lately re sorted to vir, the Bourse. The transac tions of that enormous machine had liter ally wiped out our friend Leopold, and lie had reluctantly quitted the French capital to Iry his luck in 'our land of ze gold,' as he termed hi ljis Franco-German patois Among all his experience, Leopold had, at one time, been workman in the sewers of Paris, that underground world of Paris rag pickets, and became familiar with its Ufa and scenes. He knew about i:s per quisites and protiis too, and somewhat of its risks. Arrited in this great city noili in doubling of its equally extensive sub terranean avenues with those of Paris, he became extrenvily anxious to gt into and about among th-3 sewers of Xcv York. He desired to keep his adventure secret, also, in order to have all the profits of the undertaking to himself alone. The difii cul'y of his enterprise may bo somewhat considered whec we reflect that the main sowers of Paris are broadly constructed tunnels, some tn feet wide and nine feet high. They convey as much water thro them as does our Croton Aqueduct, and resemble it in solidity of construction; they carry not water alone, but ventilation and air to manvof the underground vaults and purlieus of the Parisian city, which are unseen and unknown to its earliest res idents. For more than threo months Leopold prowled around the piers in tho upper ptrt of the city on the East River side, with the hopes of seeing a sewer opening out into the river. He had not sufficient experience in city life and Croton Board arrangements to know that entrance could be had thro' the streets 'man-holes' (apertures)left for the purpose along tho center of the btreets and covered with iron covers, opening with a key. Such modes of ingress in this country were under tho control of tho Mu nicipal Police, and the entry by them was beyond tho power of a poor rag-picker. finally, Meyer got into a sewer which emptied on Houston street, and the big tides which followed kept him so close a prisoner, and by which came so near los ing his life, that, getting out, he at once started West, not only to dispose of his gains by tho enterprise, in putting a little money in a Western Farm; but to see some relatives near Kaskaskia, in Illinois, and then to return to ParU ragpicking, with a snug little sum ahead. The first experience of Meyer in New York Sewer Lifo was to get nearly scalded to death by an exhaust of steam "from the factory of Hoe & Co., corner of Broome and Sheriff street. He stopped about that locality, as could be judged, because of tome debris of stove pipo which had be come lodged in the sevrer, and hera the steam was suddenly 'let on and poor Mey er almost as suddenly 'let otF.' He con tinued, however, to retreat along the ex tensive bottom of the sewer, to escape the boiling fury of tho vapor floods which rushed along. It must not be supposed that Meyer came into the sewers unprovided with light or the usual methods of- working these street mines to advantage. ' He had both and all. His trowsera and under-clothing were of India rubber: India rubber shoes on hU feet; a wire sack at his shoulder; an iron rg-picker in his hand, and a small scoop in his side-pocket, with a usual min ing lamp, contrived to pro'ect tho user from tho impurity of the atmosphere these composed his outfit. His dosign was to make a straight wake for the Fifth avenue. There, ho reasoned, would be the cream of hrnting grounds for his trade; and probably his reasons were good for ho argued that in no part of the city do as many silver spoons, forks and trink ets disappear, through the carelessness of servants and the impurities of soap and waste water, as in this, the palatial part of our city. But several difficulties beset tho sewer adventurer before he could gain the prom ised land. He knew the direction of the streets, but not tho course of the sewers. He advanced westward to Broadway, ouly to find that its main sewers turned off to the east. He now altered his course somewhat, believing that among the restaurant open ings of the Fulton street eating houses he might cbtatn further provender, and then return refreshed to his tip-town explora tions, o he traveled along Broadway; he knew Taylor8 by its rich odors; stopped to smell the candy whiffs from Thompson's saloon; received ten minutes' imaginary nourishment from Gosang's restaurant, and finally reached Fulton street. Here ho ran foul of the Sun office vault, with its tremendous preuses running at great 6peed under the street, and making so tremendous a noise that he took it for thunder. He finally, by branching westward from Broadway, found his way to the Fifth av enue, r.nd there he fairly picked up a small fortune in about a month's time. Breast pins, bracelets, rings, watches, sovenirs, knives and forks, children's corals, whis tles, beads, etc., fcc, lay grouped together in the sluggish streams of the level streets. The poor man's eyes fairly danced with excitement such wealth had now dawned upon his imagination. Iiis wire sack was filled; his pockets were filled his hat was filled. lie took off his boots and strung them across his back, and these were filled. He had bagged count less treasure, and yet countless treasure remained untagged. However, he must now get out of the sewers, with his trea sures, unsuspected and then he was all right. He speedily retraced his way to Hous ton street, and passed along Grand to the East River. Here the high tides sat the water back to such a great extent, that on three different occasions he narrowly es caped suffoeation. And this was the up hill part of his career how to get out. He waited one week two three and four. Provisions were scarce; tha ventilation poor; no more turtles around, only a few scabby fish ventured in. and so Meyer liked to have got starved with all his wealth! After a while, however, a low tide came, egress to the East River was opened, and he got out. After emetgiug, Meyer soon found that 1 e had no good legal titla to his street troasures; that they were the property of the ownors, and subject to be grasped by the police. A kind friend, to whom ho had rendered many favors, and thoreby con verted him to just the man for the purpose, gave the requisite hint to the Metropolitans that of dividing the plunder and Mayer found it would be better to leave the city. The next afternoon aftc coming out of his subterranean life, Leopold took the North River steamboat for Albany, bound west ward, and amongall the seedy German coats which had stood a hard sea voyage through all incidents of a trip from the Fatherland, and a seedy countenance as weil, that of Meyer was the most conspicuous. And yet the glow of 810,000, or thereabouts, made in a few months time, gave him in ward satisfaction which made his poor suit and poor appearance moro welcome to him than the dres3 of many a brighter day previous. X. Y. Sun of the 27th. A Leal From the Diary or a Physician. Iii M. L. WITIIERELL. Many years have rolbd away since I stood by tho bedside o( the sufferiug wo man and listened to the story I am now about to relate, so vividly are her words imprinted on my mind that it seems but an occurranco of yesterday. In my capacity of physician I was call ed tjpon by one of the leading men of the town who desired me to visit a Mrs S. in a distant part of the village. He said she was very sick, and thongh he feared he could be of no lasting benefit to her, yet 'twould do her good to know that she was not quite forgotten. He said he could not stop to tell mo all then, but hoped I would sapre no pains or exertions in bar case and he would pay all charges, adding as he left; She is a worthy woman, and it is a pity her life is rendered so miserable by lier scamp of a husband.' My curiosity was aroused and I started immediately; and though from what ho said 1 expected poverty, yet 1 was not wholly prepared for the sight of utter woe which met my view on enteiing that mis erable hovel. The walls were bare and the floor in many places broken away. A few articles of furniture of the most mis erable kind were visible, and in one corner of the room on some straw lay the wreck of a woman once beautiful. I knew by her glossy, raven hair, here and there streaked with white; by the nobly moulded head and piercing black eyes, which she cast upon me in a startled manner as I en tered, nd drew further into the corner, whre 6he covered 1ier face with her hands and remained motionless. I went up - to her and spoke. 'Do not be afraid,' I saiJ. 'I have come to cure you and make you happy.' At the sound of my voice she raised her head. 'I thought it wa3 ray husband,' she said. 'But you would not have boeu sorry if it had beeu he?' I said. She d d not answer, but again covering her face with her thin, palo hands, she barst into tears. I saw that her grief and and the utter hopelessness of her situa tion had much to do in bringing her to the low state in which she was, though disease had settled on her frame. Gradu ally she became more calm, and with dif ficulty aroused herself to. a sitting position and looked wildly sxouiid. 'I have come to cure you. Did you hear what I said to you?' Yes, yes, I heard. Leave me,' she muttered to herself. Bui raising her eyes to mine she said: Will you do this, and may I once more breathe the pure, fresh air?' She cast her eyes upon her garments, and whita a blush suffused her death-like features she exclaimed: We were not always so poor, but lived in a neat little cottage which belonged to my husband, and we were contented and happy. He was a thriving mechanic, and fota few years all went well; but he was often called to work with men of bad prin ciples, and in process of time he imbibed their principles so far that the money he earned, and which had once made our bom so cheerful, was spent at the gaming table and tavern. This was all the plotting of poor workmen who envied him for his superiority, and they sworo that they would be revenged. But the plot was art fully laid and so skillfully carried out that he did not suspect them, und my words of watning were as empty air. About this time our child, who had never been healthy suddenly died. I did not mourn for him as I should in our more prosperous days, for should he live to become such a miserable man as his father, it were better that he died in infancy. And whan God took him to Himsölf I felt that Ho alone knew what was best for his creatures. My husband grew worse and worse; his cus tomers left him and we had nothing but what I earned by sewing, though some times I would wash and iron for my neigh bors, for which they paid me all they could afford, and this scanty allowance supported us, though sometimes scantily enough. Sometimes he would return in the middle of the night with his compan ions and devour the last mouthful of pro visions which I had obtained for my hard day's labor, and this failing to satisfy thera he would abuse me in tho most shocking manner, and then telling me to have more it when he returned, he would leave me and again seek his placo of amusement and de bauchery. But he was not himself, for ho was once so kind, and not a want of mine did he leave unsatisfied if it was in his power. JJever having been accustom ed to hard labor my constitution failed dai ly, but I have kept about my work, some times for a lew hours at a time, sometime for half a day, till this spring, when I co'd not go out, and all I have had to eat ha been given to me by my poor neighbors, who find it hard enough to support their own families. Ho now seldom comes home ofiener than once in threo or four days, and then he is so changed I fear his very presence. Bat he was once the kindest of men, and oh, I loved him so mach!' Here h er voice broke and she could say no more. I strove to comfort her by say ing that she nnd her husband should be cared for, and I doubted not that he would yet become a good man. Oh, sir, if you will see him 1 know you can do something for him. I want nothing. Care for him and I shall be hap- I looked around on tho miserable look ing furniture, at tho bare walls, then at th suflenng woman before me, and con trasted her home with the sumptuous one of my own wife aud little ones, and I re solved tobeafrctid to the noble-hearted creaturo who still clung to the husband of her youth even in hi9 degradation. I left the miserable hut and sought my own nomj. As its lofty structure loomed up before me. I thought how much the owner of such a mansion might do for his suffering brothers. What is wealth that it should be treasured to tho exclusioa of a noble deed? I soon learned that the woman's state ment was correct, and that she was a wor thy person and he once the first mechanic in the placo, but intemperance had made him the outcast he then was. I saw be fore me a noble work, that of restoring the inebriate again to the statdard of a man and his wife to peace and happiness. I immediately set about preparing some ne cessaries for the woman, in which ray good wife joined, and seeing them off ac companied by her and her maid, who went as she said to make things look more com fortable, I started in quest of Mr. S. I had not long to search. I found him in one of the lovest drinking rooms of the place, surrounded by his vile associates. They were tho most forbidding set of fel lows I ever saw; literally clothed in rags and filth. Their loud voices reached my ear long before I entered. I hesiateJ at the door, for I was unused to such scenes, but remembering my object I hesitated no longer. They were seated around a ruda table, on which lay the fragments of a meal. They arose from their Eeats as I I entered and demanded with an oath why I intruded on their privacy. I requested to speak with Mr. S. 'Mr. S!' said he in an ironical tone. Wo have no Misters here like your sort of folk. We are honest, decent folks, and are not ashamed to bo railed by our right names. Here is Ned Smith, I suppose he is the Mitter ycu want.' , I approached him and extended my hand. He looked into ray faco with a puz zled air, and with a confused blush and downcast c-yes he accepted it. I saw by his agitation that the sense of eharao had no; forsaken him, and I felt that once in my power ho would never enter that vile den again. I said: " Come, Mr. Smith, I have a job for you. My house is sadly out of repair, and I want you to commence work upon it im mediately. I want a thorough, good me chanic, and your friands recommend you as just the man I wanted. I talked to him as though ho was all I represented him, and in silence he listened. I watched his varying color, as I proceed ed, with delight. As I talked-1 drer him genlly towards the door. The voices of his companions were heard calling him to r,eturu lon after wo had reached the street, but I pretended not to hear them, and still continued to converse. You can commence this immediately, I presume, or have you other engagements which must be attended to first?' He ans wered that he had none, and seemed little inclined to converse. Well, then, you may as well go direct ly to my house and commence to-day. I will pay you as soon as the woik is done, if your family require it I will advance you a mouth's wages. It is all the same to me.' At mention of his family a visible tre mor shook his frame. lie looked up into my face, and while tho tears rolled silently down his face he said: 'You do not mock me? mo worlasyou say?' You will give lo be sure Iwill. 'How strangely you talk. You have been the first to speak kind words to me for a long, long time. I know not what induced me to come with you, but there was something in your face that told me you would not lead me deeper into misery. I have sought employment, but all turned from me with contempt, and said they wanted no vagabond drunkards about them; there were decent men enough who would bo glad of the work, and who would spend their earnings for their family and not for drink. Oh. sir! if they had but spoken kindly to mo then I might not have fallen so low. But their words stung my heart. I knew I had no friends, and with out money, what could I do? 'Twas wrong to go deeper into sin on this account but when is the case different? I sought lor employment but little after this, but gave myself up to drink moro fully than before. Now 1 have nothing to wc cwith; ray tools, which cost me 200, are sold at a low price to the man who dealt out the poison that has sunk me so low, and for aught I know, murdered my wife. I have not seen her fur a week. I have no right to ask anything of you, but if you will go to her and see that she does not suffer, I will repay you some day for all you do.' 'Do not be uneasy about your wife, she is well and wants for nothing. I will see that your chest of tools aro returned, and if you can in future pay for them without injuring yourself, you may do so, but don trouble yourself about that now. You; may clear away this old rubbish, and from this hour you will stay with me, and when you find you are truly a reformed man, then visit your wife; in the meantime my wife will see that she wants for nothing' He grasped my hand, but did not speak. His silence seemed to me more eloquent than words. As day after day wore away, his coun tenance became haggard and death-like. He missed his dailv stimulant, and I trem- CI.":,??? ST 6 .rV " , out mum n.iu a ngiii 111 in ce wi;u i;ouu, not be mistaken. I still fuliv believed that my hops would bo realized, and that "ue would be restored to tha world a useful and honored citizen. Ilia wife had been apprized of the change in her hus band, and the news snemed to produce a greater eff.'ct than all my medicine. She was soon to be able to be at work, and looked forward to the nappy time when she could again be united to the one 6he truly loved and know that ha was the same as when he first called her his. He al ways inquired for her when I returned from visiting her, and expressed much concern for her health. He had now been at work for me over a month; had purchased a now suit of clothes, and was to appearance a new aan. He had not lost a day since he came to my house, and his evenings were spent in ray library or with ray family. I watched him narrowly, and I thought that I might now venture to let him see his wife. While ho had been working for me carpenters were busy repairing his own house, which now presented a neat and comfortable appearance. On my next vis it to his wife, I told her ehe might expect to sre her husband that evening. She grasped my hands and tears trickled fast down her cheeks. How can wo ever repay you for all your kindness?' I am doubly repaid in seeing you hap py; and if you feel greatful for the little service I have rendered, never mention the subject again.' That night Mr. Smith returned to his home. . His old friends seeing that ho had set about a reform in earnest, were not long in seeking him, and he was again fair ly started in business. And with the evil of his passed life ever before him. there was little danger of his seeking his old ways. Thy lived for some years in their old co'.tage, but at length bought the neat hous4 oppos?' my own; and even now as I write l.cmds by the open casement, one arm thrown lovingly around the waist of his wife, who, though the winds of many winters havo kissed her cheeks 6ince I first saw her, is still a very pretty woman, and as good as sli9 is pretty. No one in our village is moro respected than Mr. Smith; a:id though ho may often think of the dat k days which were once his, yet he blesses God for the light which brought him ; forth from darkness. They are hap py; and if one exertion of mine has been of benefit to them I am doubly rewarded. Boston Cultivator. JTA 'duck of a doctor.' Generally a quack. . O i"Enipty headed pc jp'c are generally happy, cork always floats. i?Tho old saying that charity begins at home is a mistake ; charitybegins at sea (C). An Irish dragoon on hearing that his widowed mother had married sinco he quilted Ireland. 'Murther ! I hope ßhe wont have a son oulder than me if she does 1 shall loss the estate.' The late frosts have severely injured the prospects of the wheat crop in the cast. (For the Democrat) Eos. Drw.: "We hear a great deal said about Temperance. We hear it preached from the pulpit, from the stump, from tho lecture room and fron the fireside. We see it discussed in all the newspapers, and pamphlets. Books have been written oh the snbject, and we would sometimes think that all had been said that could be said, but the subject takes in so rauch territory and is of such vital importance, that it can never become irksome to lovers of virtue, I may not be able to advance any new ide as, aud may not give much light on what has been advanced, but what we 6ay shall be on the subject. We attend a lecture and expect to bear something very good from the lecturer lie is a great temperance man. and we are all anxious to see him; we go early, that we may obtain a seat and see the speaker come in. A few momenta, and all eyos are turned toward the door, we look, and behold the mighty champion of temperance as he makes his way to the stand. He hai unfortunately, neglected rre thing before he enters, and that is, to extract about two cent3 worth of tobacco from his mouth; he was prudent enough to take h?3 five center' from between his l'ps, (where was to come forth the good word) and if he i very polite he turns back to the door and extracts the said two cents wo:th. He ia now ready to begin what all are an iious ta lsear; he tells of the awful evils of intem perance; how many thousand aro daily hunied off from its awful effects, wliile at the same time he is wasting away from its vile influence. Right here I will make' the assertion, that tobacco is now doing more injury in the world than alcohol. Our good man tells some unfortunate D(iluS ,10W cy a thing it will be for him to abtsain from the use of alcohol. Now, Sir, it will be just as easy for you to quit vour to, Wfl . ln . ftf fomnpr. i , .'. . ..... ance, but want it in all things; a man may be a very good mailiematician, or may bo perfect in any other branch of learning, but if he cultivates only that particular bianch, he will never arrive at greatness. So, a man may bo very temperate so far as alcohol is concerned; but if lie stops there he is not half a temperance man. We have m our town regularly estab- h temperance meetings; we also have a society called Good Templars, both of which, we hope, aim for good. But h&rg they tried to reform any one from the use of tobacco? tlow many times have their members hurried from the Lodge or Hall to get a chew or smoke? And how many of their members have stood up before ai audience with tobacco, in their mouths? Shame ou them ! We hope this subject will be investiga ted for the benefit ol our youth. D. Horace Grcclv in Kansas? Horace Greely at Leavenworth, met with a gentleman who expressed great pleasure in seeing so distinguished a philanthropist, and in wishing. him success. "Indeed," replied Mr. G., "1 ant happy to hear such sentiments, and to ece such men as youi self and Colnel , where I did not expect the least sympathy, in this land where the iniquity of the natioH is so firmly rooted. God be fpraised, the work goes bravely on." "With your aid," returned Mr. W "slavery w:ll soon cease to exist iiiMissou ri. The number ol slaves is fast decreas ing." Hero Mr.G. attempted'to withdraw with his new found friend from observa tion. Mr. W continued: "I am myself do ing something toward removing them. Only last week I took away thirteen' "My good friend, how? whero to?" "To New Orl-ans." "Great God!" exclaimed Horace; what! a dealer in human souls?" "Yes, sir if that is what you call it. I buy and sell negroes. I am indebted to you for tH profits of my business. Slaveholders nere sell me their slaves for half their value in the South, to keep your disciples from stealing them' : i mm i About Etes. A noted writer says that a woman with a hazel eye never elopes from her husband, never chats scandal, never sacrifices her husband's comfort to her own, never finds fault, never talks too r.iueh or too little, always is an entertaining, intclü gent, agreeble and lovely creature. W never knew says a brother tditor, 'but one uninteresting and unamiable wocaan with a hazel eye, and slwrhacf a nose which looked,, as the Yankee says, like the little . end of nothing whittled down to a point The gray is the sign of shrewdness and x talent. Great thinkers and captains have it. In woman, it indica'es a better bead than heart. Tho dark hazel is noble in significance, as in its beauty. The blue eye is admirable, but may be feeble. The black eye, take care! Look out for the wife' with a black eye! Such can be seen almost daily at the Police-office, generally with . complaint against the husband for assault ' and b?ltcry. iC5rThe prospect of the. cotr ing fruit crop in New England is quite unfavorable. Feaches will be a total failure, the fruit buds having been entirely killed by the () frosts of April. No blossoms bave appear ed. For the same reason, the grape crop ' but not a large one, aud the same is true of cherries. Pears of all kinds are looking finely, and the appearances .hat there will be a large yield.