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THE COBBLER'S SECRET. A wonru cobbler ohm, la Roma. Pot rorth proclamation That he'd be willing to dtecloa. Fordneronalderatlnn, A eecret which the cobbling worl rould 111 afford to loee The way to make. In on ahort day, A hundred pair or (boot. From Try qnarter to tin tlcbt Then run thonaand fellow. Tanner, cobbler boot men, (hot men. Jelly leather aelier All rednlnnt with beer and amoke, And rohhlere' wai and kldee : Each fellow pnye hie thirty penee And ceJIe ll cheep keeldee. Silence I tbe cobbler enter. And caete eronnd hia eyea ; Then curia hie llp-the rogne then frowne, Ad then lowke wondrone wtae. "My frtende," be fare, " 'tie airnnlt quite. The plan that I propoee, And every one of you, 1 think, Might learn it if you choee. " A food, abarp knife la ill yon seed. In eerrylnj ont my plan ; 80 eeey le It, none can fail, Ut hia he child or man ; To nuke a hnndred pair of ahoea, J net ire bark to yor ahopa. And take a hnndred pair of boot And cut off aU the tope I" DEAR LITTLE PATTERING FEET. BY STILLA. I Lorithemreetmnelcdlaeonreed by the brook. The wind and the mnrmnrlng eea; And of art, tboneb 'tie taken from nature's book, For they alng, Mighty Father, of Thee ; Bnt ah, there e no innate In glen or In glad To me that la half ao aweet Ae the bleat little home-note that only (re played By dear Utile paltering feet. 'Tf a mn1c that wafta 'oo the wlnge of pur lor The heart to Ua Maker on high; It eofuma the eorrowe and hallowa the lor Of all 'neath the o'erarrhing aky ; And it lovingly woaveeln the dull warp of life Bright eceuca that ire lanting and aweet ; Oh, rainbow of hive. In the dark aky of at rife, Are the dear little pattering feet. Oh, deereet of sonndat anre, ingela above Nsver beard eweeter Biueie than thie; Every fairy-Ilk not breathee inch volumee of lor That the heart te enraptnred with Bllae. Let nata re and art aing their choioeat of eonga ; ' To me the; can never compete With the ptt-a-pat mnaic that only belong To deer little pattering feet. . BY STILLA. Selected Miscellany. STRANGE MISS DEVONPORT. STRANGE MISS DEVONPORT. I. It was the night of the RatUeborough hunt ball ; and RatUeborough, as befitted the occasion, was employed in holding high festival. The large room of the Egerton Arma was full, and the company as select as the most fastidious could wish. There were representative of all the great families of the country, and the cream of the society of the towm of Rat Ueborough itself not to mention a acoie or so of unattached males who had eetab lished themselves in the Egerton Arms and in various lodgings in the place, for the express purpose of being in the im mediate vicinity of the far-famed Rattle borough hounds. It was to the very best of this society that Mr, Oliver Henley belonged a gen tleman young in point of years, and com fortable off in the matter of money a barrister, member of the Inner Temple, burdened with no briefs, nor with the necessity or the intention of setting any. His fatLexwwat still living, -but he had already come into, a . very respectable little property ; and, as was natural for a gentleman in the flower of existence as he was to-wit, seven-and-twenty years of age was .bent on enjoying himself .ac cordingly. With this highly laudable ob ject in view, he had just made his debut In the' RatUeborough district ; and by his Sood riding, genial manners and generous abits, which a comfortable balance at one's banker's makes easy enough, he had produced a decidedly favorable impression upon those whose estimation was usually considered "worth having. Henley had had a day with the hounds, which he had enjoyed most thoroughly ; and he was just at present engaged in talking over its events with a newly-made acquaintance, and at the same time passing a kind of running commentary mpon the dancers as they whirled past him. . 1 ... " Now,' Mr. Henley," said the vigorous ball-rooim whip, ,'iwill you choose your partner ? I can introduce you to any one you like." " "Who is that young lady there T She has just sat down. The one with the wonderful amount of Mack hair, and " " Miss Devonport," was the prompt re ply. " A wonderful nioe girl dances capitally. Let me Introduce yon.". And after Henlev had cone throueh the Ltncers with Miss Devonport, he waa of opinion tnat this account waa not exag gerated. Miss Devonport, he discovered, was a very nice girl so nice that he made up his mind to get all the dances with her that Bhe would give him. If Ol iver Henley had been asked to give an ac count of himself, he would, In all proba bility, have described himself as the most unimpressionable fellow in the world. He had become bored with flirtation, and his days of heavy love-making were over. Experts, however, in the diagnosis of love-making . will, tell you, . that , it is persons of Henley's self-reliant and defiant nature who are most, apt to fall victims to the tender passion, and it Oliver Henley had not had such a consum mate belief .in his own powers, it is prob able that it' would have occurred to him more than once in the course of his con' vernation- with Miss Devonport that he was on dangerous ground. When a f tleman finds himself telling his partner tli, history of his life, interspersed here and there with touches half pathetic, half bit ter and cynical, it may be as well that he should take heed unto his ways at once. "Accordineto your own account, Mr. Henley, you must be a terribly rolling stone," said Ml Devonport "I feel myself so, Miss Devonport, a rolling stone which gather no moss, but which longs to ao to. ; . t - There was a certain amount of vague ness in the latter nart of this remark i but somehow or other it seemed the natural thing to say, and Henley made it in a tone which was expressive or a depth 01 ieei ine rather wonderful in so caution t-n unsentimental a man. He was almost as tonished and half angry with himself when the words had escaped him. He looked confused why he did not exactiy know. Un fortunately, however, looksare a good deal more" elupuent than speech ; still more nnfbTtnna&ly, the looks were not unnoticed by Miss Devonport Some how or other the remark, sufficiently meaningless as it was, seemed to have es tablished a kind of understanding between Miss Devonport and Mr. Henley, and when Miss Devnnport't carriage was announced Miss Pevonport,. senior, the . young lady's aunt it seemed quite natural to Henley to offer his arm to escort her thith er, and for Miss Devonport to accept it " Miss Devonport," said Henley, just be fore he handed her in, " I wonder shall we meet again ..... v " Why not, Mr. Henley T" ' ' ' : . But the aunt at that moment came up, and I am disposed to think that a gentle pressure oT hands unintentional.of course served as a species of reply, . 11. ; 'T . . Oliver Henlev 'was not given to dream ing, and he slept the sleep of the weary and the just. Strangely enough, however, the first thought which tupgested itself to his mind on waking was Miss Devonport, and the aJbreaahl pressure) of hands. He thought too. of her and of it more than once over a late, long, dawdling breakfast A long and remarkably objectless reverie was broken by the arrival of some friend, who had been staying with connections In the neighborhood of RatUeborough, and who was now waning a few hours for train to town. ' Ey-the-by," aaid Beauchamp, Henley's friend, " we bad such a capital time of at the Oaks, and I have met there the very nicest people, without exception, with whom it has been my Jack; to be throw in contact. ' There waa a srirl staving there who but talk of augals 1 There n is posiUvely coming i" ; Henley looked, and saw no less a person ! than Miss Devonport Miss De vouport it was, and as thu passed ' tb.9 pair on the pavement, on the side near- tit to Henley, they both of them took their hats. Miss Devonport, with a smile and a gracious face, returned the bow ; not, JiOTjevefi H penicy was ounoerneo, F rwwCV II II u VOL. XVI.-NO. 28. PEnUYSBlIKG, WOOD.Cp.e OJIIp FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 18(58. $2.00 IN ADVANCE. -. a it off but merely the salutation of his friend. Miss Devonport, in fact obviounly looked past him, that be began serlotinlr to think her feelings during the night must have undergone some transforma tion. " I see von know Miss Devonport" said Beauchamp, after the lady in question had paused. "11 met ner last night ' "She is an exceedinr nice eirl." con tinued his friend, " and I must say I think ungues you Know Hughes ; he was with ns at Oxford, and has since come into that Immense mine property a far luckier fel low than he deserves to be ; but perhaps you were not told by whoever introduced you that she was engaged" "No," Henley said, with a blank stare of astonishment he had not been told. But was Beauchamp quite sure 44 Oh, yes, my dear fellow, I know all about it I only saw Hughes last week. He was one of the party at the Oaks, and he asked me to come to the wedding." Uf course this Iniormatlon cou'd really be nothing to Henley. The only remark able thing was that as he heard it, his face grew several degrees paler than its usual color, and his hand trembled perceptibly on his friend's arm. When Beauchamp left him his thoughts turned to Miss Devonport, and the events of the previous evening. Thore had been nothing very remarkable about them ; bnt he could not help expressing to himself an opinion that Miss Devonport's manner had scarcely suggested to him the idea of a lady engaged to be married. With these thoughts in hia mind, he determined to go and have a last look at his horses in their stalls to see that all requisite care was being taken of them to enable them to win both for themselves and their own er honor and glory in the morrow's run. as he was going out ot the hotel uoor, there confronted him face to race once again Miss Devonport, and her manner was the manner of the evening before, and not of the morning. There was, Henley fancied, a kind of blush upon her face as she met her partner of last night, but he was quite sure there was upon it a very sweet smile, and as he looked at her he felt more disposed to envy than to con gratulate the lucky Hughes. It was plain enough now when Mias Davenport met him in the morning she must have failed to recognize him. Henley felt half dis posed to speak then, and there to Hughes' fiance, and to make some inquiries after the fortunate lover. But his acquaintance, he thono-ht would not lustifv the libertv. and he had come to a kind of unacknowl edged decision with himself that for the future it would be wiser for him not to seek to renew his acquaintance with Miss Devonport. , The meet haDDenec to be close to Rat Ueborough, and on such occasions there were always numbers of persons who came to see the throw off. As Henley rode up he reflected with pride on his ap pearance, lie knew he was well mount edas well mounted as a man need wish to be and there are are probably few pleasures more exquisite than that which is experienced by a sportsman who is con scions that he bestrides a quadruped equal to any emergencies of the hunting-field. It was, therefore, with no small satisfac tion that he witnessed the eyes of the spectators turned toward him as he made his appearance ; and the satisfaction was increased when he thought that in me distance he could descry the figure of Miss Devonport, mounted on the neatest of lady's hacks. As he approached nearer, Miss Devonpon, lor sue it was, turnea her horse round, and as he came quite close and recognized her. he ventured to salute her with a bow and a " good morn ing." But Miss Devonport remained, as he fancied, quite passive, or only inclined her head a very litUe forward in a manner emblematic of frigidity. What could he have done to offend herf t He almost wished, to ask for an explanation on the spot He was puzzled, he was angry, he waa hurt It was a line of conduct that he could not understand. Here was a young lady whom he had met at a ball, with whom he had danced three or four times, who had talked to him without the least reserve, and who subsequently took it Into Ler head at one moment to meet him as a friend, and at another as almost an entire stranger, just as the humor prompt ed her. The' whole thing was unin telligible. While he was thinking over all this, h was suddenly roused by the familiar signs that the hounds had scent of a lox. He prepared to join the main body of the horsemen, and as he was can tering up to the oopse in which they were, a voice he knew said, " A pleasant run to you, Mr. Henley." He looked round, and saw once again Miss Devonport, with the sweet look upon her face that had attract ed him so much two evenings ago. ' The day waa decidedly successful. As there is no necessity to give the reader a detailed account of a famous run with the RatUeborough hounds, the line of country taken bv the fox need not here be de scribed. As the November twilight was coming on, Henley rode npto bis hotel, in an excellent humor with his horse, which had acquitted itself most creditably in the eyes of the RatUeborough hunters, but aagry witn nuneeu ior using no muuu our noved Dained. nerhans. would be the bet ter word with Miss Devonport He could disguise the fact no longer ; he loved her. He had loved her from the very first, and she had treated him in this unaccount able manner! But he was prevented from continuing these reflections by a letter which waa put into nis nanns. 11 was from his sister, ana he naa nan expected it for some davs cast It merely told hiin that his father, whose health had for a long tune been bad, and who was then staying in the South of Franco, had suddenly become worse, and was particularly anx ious to see his son. Would Oliver come at once? Yes, he would start directly; next evening. Hut there was one thing he would do first He would see if he could not meet her in the street and would en deivor to gam from her some explana tion. On the following morning Henley wan dered about the town, but not a glimpse could he see of his partner at the ball. Up and down the streets he went, gazing into the dim recesses of linen-drapers' and milliners shops, and other similar resorts, which teemed to him probable that the young lady might affect, but still there was no Miss Devonport to be seen. Half way up the High street at Rattleborongh there waa a narrow turning, which led to what was srenermllv rlip3 tbn ltRt.tl-inroliffli Iawu, where the RatUeborough band was in uio uaDii ot occasionally exercising musical DOWem. and wrham tka loan aj-Wt of the Ifcrttieborougb. young ladies were wont in the summer, to amtti hoops, and to pursue the mimic warfare the mallet It was halfunconsclmiHie th.t Henley lust now took this oath. thinking of what was to be done, how waa to see Miss Devonport for he had quite determined not to leave the place without seeing her when an abrupt turn In the avenue brought him suddenly into the lady's presence. Yea, it was Miss Devonport at last He atuod still and bowed, Mis Devonport It was ; but face no looker wore the look of tender neaa that had charmed him so much at Hunt Bali. Mias Devonport" he aaid, bowing, " am quite) aware that I am guilty of some boldness in thus Intruding upon you. But I have to leave Ratlleborough to day, and I feel I cannot do so without a few words of conversation with you. Nor, if I apol- ogize for asking, do I think you cm well hi surprised at my wishing for something of an explanation from you. How, then, US I ) KJCOucl fr w9 extritordlB&ry Its of u. he the I manner in which you have treated me' (luring the last few days now recognizing me as a friend, and now passing me as an entire stranger? I confess that when I met you I did not know that you were en gaged to Mr. Hughes' ; A '." "Sir!" interrupted Miss Devonport with a look of absolute wonderment upon her countenance. "What? Is my information wrong? Is It not as I say ?" M I am ooraplotoly at a losa to under stand to what cause I am indebted for the honor of this Interruption in my walk. The fact of my engagement to Mr. Hughes can be a matter of no moment to you. When I first saw you, you were a stranger, and a stranger yon will still remain." And having said these words. Miss Dev onport her face flushed with indignation, swept past him with the air of a tragedy queen. As fr Henley, he .stood rooted to the spot To him it was all a dream ; but he did not dream long He laughed a low and a bitter laugh. " A consummate ac tress! a heartless flirt! I envy Hughes! And these," he said, "are the RatUebor ough young ladies i I suppose the at mosphere of this delightful place superin duces the habit And here am I, who ought to be proof against such silly con tingencies, fooled exquisitely by a mere country coquette. Bah, let me treat her as she deserves!" And Henley strolled back to his inn angry, and, though he would not have admitted it wretched. As he drove down to the RatUeborough station he caught a glimpse of a form with which he was familiar ; he saw a face he knew well. It was Miss Devonport Did his eye deceive him? She bowed to him as if nothing bad -passed between them. But it was Henley's turn this time. - And he remained still and motionless as mar ble. . . - ut . . Two yean had passed away. Henley had reached his father Just soon enough to be at his death bed and catch his dying words. His two .sisters had both mar ried, and he had returned to England the owner of his father's estate, Wickham Manor. As for the Miss Devonport affair, he had striven hard to forget it all ; but in spite of all his efforts, he could not banish every remembrance of it He was not the kind of man to carry about with him the traces of an overwhelming sorrow. Ho was still young, had wealth, his digestion was unimpaired, and ke enjoyed life keen ly. But whenever his thoughts recurred, as they did pretty often, to his hunting days at Ra.ttleborough, Miss Devonport's image was never far off. 'He could not forget it brave and resolute though he was. Oreat as was his. self-control, there were times when he showed that he carried about with him traces of a life's sorrow. There are some men who can only love once. Oliver Henley was one of these. He had loved Miss Devonport, and he did not feel disposed to love any othr woman. That was all. About two years and a half after the RatUeborough affair, Henley was staying with some friends in towxu. .There was to be a dance in the evening, and the party assembled at breakfast were full of Uie coming event .' - f ' - "By the by, Mr. Henley," Inquired his hostess, " have I not heard you say that you were at Oxford with Mr, Hughes, the gentleman whose mining property is so immense ?" Yes, of courso, Henley had been ; and, what was more, he told the lady, though not without a pang of regret, ho knew Mrs. llughea--a little,. Perhaps he should hardly recognize her now. ' " ! ; " Then, Mr. Henley, yon will see the two old friends of yours to night" Oliver said nothing beyond that he should be very glad. Nor did ho think much about the " Mr. Hughes, whose min-, lng property Is so Immense," but he. won dered now he should meet the Mrs. Hughes who had done him such a griev ous wrong. The evening came, and when Henley entered the ball room, the greater num ber of the guests had already arrived. The first person whom he caught tight of as he entered was - Mrs. Hughes. He recognized the Miss Devonport ef other days at a glance. , The face had changed a little perhaps, but a very little; and somehow er other, as he looked, the hair did not seem to him the ssme Jet black color that it had been. While he was standi' 'coking at her, Mrs. Hughes came np to . "Mr. eniey," sne saw, 1 cannot say how glav, how relieved I am to see you. For more than two years 1 nave longea to do so. Can you forgive me for what Faased between us when last we met ? No ; am sure vou cannot. But when you know everything, I think you will. There was a misapprehension between us, but vim shall hear evervthin? bv-and bv. But Mr. Henley could only make some lame remark to the effect that bygones were bygones. Would Mrs. tlugues give him the pleasure of a dance by-and-by ? Gladly; and Oliver duly indorsed hit name on the programme of the wife of the wealthy Mr. Hutches. The dance came; it was a waltz, the same tune as that to which he bad danced with her when then she was Miss Devon port more than twe years seo, in the ball room ot tne egerton Arms, at nauie borough. When it was over, they strolled into a conservatory adjoining. Henley longed to say something about the old days, put sue naa promiseu tne expiana tion ana it was ior ner to oeiria. " Mr. Henley," she at last commenced, "do you remember the RatUeborough Hunt Ball ? Do you remember what hap pened afterward that interview between us?" Henley made no answer. ' " Would you like to hear how the whole matter originated ? Would you be glad all could be righted now?" " What do you mean ?" asked Henley. "Simply what I say." At that moment there was a rustle of dress heard among the leaves of the con servatory, but Henley waa too much en grossed with the remarks of Mrs. Hughes' to notice it " Here, Mr. Henley, here la my explana tion. Let me introduce you to my sister, Miss Devonport" " Mrs. Hughes, Miss Devonport 1 What does all this mean ?" But Mrs. Hughes bad risen and left the teat Only MUs Devonport was standing before him the same Mias Devonport of tne RatUeborough Hunt Ball, with the same Jet black hair, the same lustrous beauty, the same sweet, sweet smile as of old. Henley was too everpowered to speak, ne tried to do to, but there waa some thing In his throat which seemed to choke his utterance. But each understood the other, and Oliver at last aaid on or two words, and Edith Devonport knew their meaning well " Mr. Henley," she said, " I have longed for this hour to come ; I hare prayed for it I knew it would come tome time or other, but I did not know when. It hat come now, and you shall know all. It wat I whom yon met at the RatUeborough Ball, not uy aUtw. We are twins. You are not the first person who hu niitikan us. But when you knew us, my sinter, being slightly the elder, was ML Devon port .I waa Mias Edith Devonport. :U waa the, at you will Luow now, whom yon met in the ttreet that morning on which you were walking with Mr. Ileaurharap. Mie told me afterwards how puzzled the was by your salutation. It wat she, too, as you will Luow, whom you met in the lane Just before you left. All through, you te, it wat a uiaUke. " "X mistake," mechanically repeated JTenley j pntj" Rr4 the enrprjea pWe-; off his countenance, Is It a ' mistake which it is too late to mend ? Miss Dev onport Edith toll me it is not. Tell me what I now tell you, tell me that you love me." ' "Mr. Henley, I have loved you ever since we first met Is love ever too late ?' ; But the hearts of each were too full to allow them to say many words. They had waited ior their happiness, and the hour had reached them. The scales had dropped from their eyes. All was clear now. How long they sat In the conservatory they did not know, but ' presently Mr. Huxhes' voice was heard. $h saw how matters stood at a glance. Everything was righted at last. Cnmttil'i Miigatine. Preservation of Leather. A conthibi'Tor to the Shot and IUher Reporter gives some valuable hints in rela tion to the preservation of leather. The extreme heat to which most men and woman expose boots and shoes during win ter, deprive s leather of Its vitality, render ing it liable to break and crack. Patent leather, particularly, is often destroyed in this manner. When leather becomes ao warm as to trive off the smell of leather it is singed. Next to the singeing caused by fire heat, is the heat and dampness caused by the covering of india-rubber. India rubber shoes destroy the life of leather. The practice of washing harness in warm water and with soap is very damaging. If a coat of oil is put on immediately after washing the damage is repaired. No har ness is ever so soiled that a damp sponge will not remove the dirt ; but, even when the sponge it applied, it is useful to add a light, coat of oil by the use of another sponge. All varnishes, and all blacking containing the properties of varnish should be avoided. Ignorant and indolent hostlers are apt to use such substances on their har ness as will give the most immediate effect, and these, as a general thing, are most destructive to the leather. When harness loses its luster and turns brown, which al most any leather will do after long ex posure to the air, . the harness should be given a new coat of grain black. Before using this grain black, the grain surface should be thoroughly washed with potash water until all the grease is killed, and af ter the appllcatiou of the grain black, oil and tallow should bo applied to the surface. This will not only " fasten " the color, but make the leather flexible. - Harness which is grained can bo cleaned with kerosene or spirits of turpentine, and no harm will re sult if the parte affected are washed and iled immediately afterward. Shoe leather is generaly abused. Persons know noth ing or care less about the kind of material used than they do about the polish pro. duced. Vitriol blacking Is used' until every particle of the oil in the leather - Is destroyed. To remedy this abuse the leather should be washed once a month with warm water, and when about half dry, a coat of oil and tallow should be ap plied, and the boots set aside for a day or two. This - will renew the elasticity and l'fe in the leather, and when thus used upper leather will seldom crack or break. When oil is applied to bcltine dry it does not spread uniformly, nd does not inoor-2 porattt itBeir with the n bar 'hi when partly .1 J '- . , i.mt. . i uampeu wim waier.- x uu dvsi way to on a belt Is to take it from the' pulleys and' immerse it in a warm solution of tallow and oil. After allowing it to remain a few moments the pelf should vbe immersed' ln water heated to one hundred degrees, and instantly removed, xnis will arrve the oil and tallow all In, and at the same time properly temper the leather.! 117 , M ; 1 ; i The Leaf. if a Tub fibres of the leaf which spread out from the base are prolongations ot the vessels of the wood; and beneath' these fibres, and forming the covering of their under surface, are similar prolongations of the inner bark. The green exterior por tion of the leaf is a continuation of the outer tissue of the bark in a thin porus form. The pores or mouths in the gTeen portions are an essential part of the struc ture. ' The leaf of the common lilac is said to contain not less than 120,000 pores to the square inch. They are most numer ous on the under surface. The leaves spread out their broad surfaces to Imbibe gaseous rood trom the atmosphere. . unaer the stimulus of light tbey continually absorb carbonic acid from the atmosphere. In the vessels of the leave this it decom posed into carbon and oxygen. The car bon is retained and the oxygen thrown off During the darkness, oxygen is absorbed, and combining with the carbon in the ves sels, is thrown on ta the torn) oj oaroynio; acid, but much less Is thrown off in the night than in the day. .Hence in the Arctic regions, where the sunlight is never absent during the summer,-and there is no darkness to interrupt the absorption of car bon, we can understand how vegetation pushes upward with almost miraculous rapidity ; and in regions where the days are very long and the nights comparative ly short, we see why the wheat and corn spring up ana reach maturity in aiew weeks. Twentv-flve hundred gallons of air con, tain about one gallon of carbonic acid gas. To find and absorb Uiis small quantity of gas, the tree spreads ont its thousands of feet of leavea, which are constantly in mo tion in the ever moving air, and that the ponderous trunks of the forest are built up, atom by atom, from the atmosphere. On a single oak seven millions of leaves have been counted." Now if each square inch contains 120,000 pores, and each leaf four square Inches of surface, it may not be difficult to show in figures the number of pores on the leaves of the oak, but who can grasp the idea, or form in his mind any adequate conception of such a num ber ? ' But this is but one of the trees in the forest that spread over the surface of the earth at this moment, and which have sprung from it since the creation. And every blade of grass and every grain and every shrub and weed is equally busy dur ing its growing season, in drawing its sub-, stance from the flwetlng" wind. jYei Eng land Farmtr. f 1 A Great Evil. at ries burdens heavy to be borne ; some these may be traced back to the first tin and are beyond our control, but moat them are of our own producing, and may be arrested by a resolute act of the will, or by aids which come from other sources. Two evilt now fill the land and world which are of human invention, and are uat&inad bv human authoritv. One these it alooholic drink and tot other the use of tobacco ot the latter we wish to say afeT words.; j J 1 I ! I - m Thin hat grown and overspread the na tion of the earth till now It challenges observation, reflection, and the exercise enlightened conscience while looking the naked fact in the face. Booh is ha pres ent extent, that five and half rniiliur.t acres are occupied in ltt growth, produc ing two mlUiont of toss annually and costing the human race ten thousand mil lions m dollars, by far mora than enough to pay the whole debt, in on year, of the United Btaiet ana urea imiain, tutiiuog a the fact may teem. In our own coun try alone, one hundred and fifty million art expended annually in it consumption, by far more than is appropriated to tup Dart th iosimiI of Chrua and the mom education. How aprxUling such a state things, while want ana sunenng are) around us! Multitudes are without the Bible, millions have never heard the name of Christ, and the most important enterprises for promoting the vell'ure mankind, falter and fall for fte want support. " Tet this enormousexpendlture is entire ly useless. No one claims that he is the better for the use of tobacco In any form. It Is a mere habit. Innocently formed, and while at first a pleasure has grown to be a master and tyrant Not only this, but it is an offensive, filthy habit, finding to place In the church, in the parlor, the ladies' saloon, or else where, as a high order of society meets and indulges in exercises which the higher nature crave. ' Multitudes, using It are ashamed of the fruits of it and would be glad to bo rid of it if they knew how to break away from the enchantment But this Is not all, or even the worst of it It is injurious to health ; when taken to excess operates at of a poisonous nature, weakening the sys tem, and leading to premature death. Such evils, together with ita enormous expenditure, ought to make sober, reflect ing conscientious men consider whether it can be right to continue oeh a habit as this ought it not to be overcome atall hss ards, and thus promote, heallli and clean liness, and save the funds thus uselessly spent to provide for personal and family wants ana build tip the cause of truth and righteousness in the world 1Kxehang. Troublesome Children. Wiirn you get tired of their noise, lust think what the change would be should it come to a total silence. ' Nature makes a firovision for strengthening the children's ungs by exercise. Babies cannot laugh so as to get much exercise in this way, but we never heard of one that could not cry. Crying, shooting, screaming, are nature lung exercise, and if you do not wish for it in the parlor, pray have a place devoted to it, and do not debar the girls from it, with the notion that It is improper for them to laugh, Jump, cry, scream, and run races In the open air. After a while one gats used to this juvenile music, and can even write and think more consecutively with it than without it, provided, it does not run into objuratory forms, j We remem ber a boy that used to go to school past our study window, and generally made a continuous stream of roar - off to . the school house and back agalu. We supposed at'' first he ! had' been nearly murdered by ' some one, and had wasted considerable compassion on the wrorgs of infant Innocence; but, on inquiring into his case, found him in per fectly good condition. Tlx truth was that the poor little fdlowJiad no mirthfulncsa in his composition, therefore couldn't laugh and snoot, and to nature, in her wise compensation, had given him., more largely the faculty of roaring. ' He seemed to thrive upon it, and we believe is stilt doing welL Laughing and hallooing, however, are to be preferred,' unless a child showt a decided incapacity for those exercises. Our eye alights, just now, upon the fol lowing touohing little scrap, written by an English laborer, whose child had been killed by the falling of a beam : " Sweet lanchtng child I the cottage door . HUnfla free end open now : But, oh I iuannahlne ulldnno nor . , The sladnera of thy brow I . , . Thv merry stop haUi BeMut wJ,I Vv ' Toy laughing aport ia Duelled for aye. 1 V Thy mother by the Crexido alts itt i Anil Unique lor. thy call; Andelowy -rW" be kjht J V1 'i h t Her unlet teare downfall : Her little hindering thinu-ia gone. A nil n.irtt.ti.rK.irf .ti, ki i. iMum.1t T VI 1 it V V-' FM31 KieJiamie. A Queer Scene in Court. r.ONK of those ludicrous incidents that occasionally are witnessed in the dignified presence of a hall of justice .occurred in the United States District Court, recently. A German farmer from - the country came in to be sworn as a surety on the bond of a gentleman who wat getting his tobacco relieved from the seizure that it had suffer ed from the authorities. ' Having been in formed that he must sweat to certain mat ters, he was brought into court - , Judge Lcavltt then proceeded to ques tion him, ' - "Are there any mortgages, on your property ? . .- " Not a d d mortgage on mine property and plenty of monys at home," said the affiant, with the utmost simplicity, keep ing to his duty in the line or swearing. The judge saw the man was honest ana meant no contempt, so relaxing his dig-, pity, with a smile on his face, he proceed ed with the next question. .; " Do you owe any debt f" ' ,. '' ' , . ' . Not one d n cent und yen I gets all at . peoples owes me, I bees richer at I am." (-"These bonds' are approved," replied the Judge, with a smilo twinkling in his eyes. : , . ..- .. .... ..... About a score of men; the affiant among them, were seen hurrying outqf the court room, with faces red with, suppressed laughter. Having passed - into the hall, out of hearing of the Court, each man sought a quiet place to be relieved of his nent-un laughter."' '''"'" -' -.' me nones oia Teuton naa, Deyona doubt, experienced for the first time the Erocess of swearing before a court It ad been previously explained to him by telling him he must swear, ana he naa evidently mistaken the civil oath for pro fanity, at hit serious manner 'throughout the whole proceeding indicated. vtnen nati Oatette. A Gold Carrier. of of of it I of of uf of an of of lit a late number of Uannr't' M'wazint we find the. followlng,ile8cjiption jpf a Wall street ,charac'tw and in Wall (tree Joad: . j Vh 3 ' ' All the bullion and coin of Wall street ia carried ,abot the Weeti in common, onen carta, tireciselv such Is sre used in carrying ordinary merchandise. For twentv-two veart past ona carman. John O. Barkley, bestt known Jn'the streety as "Honest jonn, wnose tnree cam siana at the bus v corner' of Wall ant) Broad streets, ha done the carting for the bul lion dealers aud banker oi the city, any of whom would trust him In their vaults with treasure uncounted. Tall, robust and ruddy, Honest John hasin hi countenance precisely the expression which we should expect to tee in the face of one who for to many years hat bore so hCJiorable a nam. He began in the ttreet twentyseven years ago, and, after hia fifth,, year, ha became the established carman of the coin and bullion men. It is his carts that go to th California steamers and convey their ken of gold to the vaults to which they are consigned. B is carts asstsi to restore tne financial balance between the two conti nent bv conveying gold to aud from th Cunara steamers in Jersey City. He hat occasionally carried for short distances, down hill, a million dollars in gold, which weight two tout; but hit ppiuton It that seven hundred, Ujauaocd AJiar Is . about a much as a humane man will ever per mit hi horse to draw over the' rough pavements for any considerable distance. On a busy day h wiit h as ' many as twenty loads of precious metals. A load of gold, when it goes across the town, usually accompanied by a clerk of tj house to which it belongs ; but it often happens that Honest John i quit alone when he ha a much cold on hicart a horse can draw. Tct tack tsrvle h get hlghr eompenaallon than when he car tie an office-desk or a load of printing paper ; and, Indeed, he hat the air of man who could show a llttl gold tnd sil ver of hit own if there were occasrou. A PRErifHiPTion for Babirs. A lady beiog eeked tor teuetpe fur whooping contth, litiie twin vtubt, cople.1 by UjUU. eotuetlttug lelurrtng to Uie pic u Hug 01 oinune, wuicn eiu: " if not too young aklu Uieiu pretty cloaely, llu auree ID etaiuiug water, aprlDki pienllluliy will ao4 leave tleia for I we Is a'.rbnf br',t,e VARIOUS ITEMS. it a lor Tnn world't tobacco crop it estimated at 433,400 tons. Tn echoolboj t In Russia have 2.V hol idays In a year. A TnouoHTFn. man suddenly made gay may be properly called az pensive. How doet a tre feel when chopped down ? Chopfallcn, probably. PniLAPri.vniA, hat put up $40,000,000 worth of buildings this year. A MRRMAin that tats oranges liasbeeo found at the Sandwich Islands, Tnx Young Men't Christian Associa tions in Ohio aggregate 4,000 members. "brevity it the eoul of wit" what funny thing a fashionable coat Is, lsn t It? 8omr of the Jewelry of the unfortu nate ex-Kmpress Carlotta is for tale In Washington. A Vrbmostir recently shaved his beard after it had attained three feet tlx Inches in length. Jvrr as you are pleased at finding faults, you are displeased at.flndtng per fections. ' A transcript in Hebrew, written 18 the year is preserved in the National library or Florence. Tiik women of Germany are to have convention to discuss the question of man aging babies. - II.utHT Oiioatb Is billiard champion of Ohio, having recently won the cue at Cincinnati. Tint latest cause of suicide In Tarls was the unwillingness of a boy of sixteen to run errands. . Wiit ia a man cleaning out a dirty cel lar like one settling a rat trap in it? He is a baiting (abating) a nuisance. McniuKK, Ct, manufactures all the tow ing birds, call-bells and tape measures made in this country. EARTiiqrA'KKS were of frequent occur rence in New England during the first century after ltt settlement Thic Paris Eciipt had 85,000 carlo, tures of Isabella ready to be issued, when the authorities interfered. Tnit three shortesfpostofflce names in the United Statst are T. B. (Md.,) Alt (Ohio), and Po (Ind.) . Qukicn Isabrixa only carries five thou sand piece of baggage with her in hsr uneasy wanderings in Europe. M6rr than 400,000 life policies are In roroe in the State or Mew York, represent ing upward of fi, 000,000,000 in risks. A riKiMDATK for a scat in the British Parliament proposes to abolish anonymous writing in newspapers, What did the Eastern man say when he first saw a Western corn field? He ex claimed in a huiky voice, You 'maxte me." A woman In Leipsic broke the heads of her five children with a hammer because her husband had scolded her. The copper coinage, of 1807, in Eng land consisted of 5,488,820 pence, 3,508, 800 half pence and. 6,017,800 farthings. - " I'm sitting- on the ttvle. Marv." said the envious young girl as she plunged down on her sister t hat and feathers. A. German philosopher predicts that Europe and America will be submerged in ooo,uuo,ooo years, and no one dares con tradicthim, .,.,, , , , A barb kr In Duane street New York, charges a dollar for. hair cutting, and It always one hour performing the opera- tion. ( BitmnTOK. England, it to have an Im mense marine aquarium, twelve hundred and fifty feet long and with a proportionate wiain. ; , ,, . . ... ' A ojiantitt of laces and diamonds was recently discovered in the chignon of a suspected French servant girl in New York, ..... , ' . ' It is said that the Queen of Portugal la suffering from 'an Incurable brain dis ease, similar to that of which her mother died. It ta estimated thatMlatouri baa gained 850,000 in population sine th war. Large bodies of immigrant are settling in the western counties. A fkixow has been arrested In Phila delphia for a murder committed by him tour years ago, in iioston, tne aetecuvei having been in quest of him ever since. C. Goodwin Ot.ark. Principal of the Lincoln Grammar Behool at Boston, .has been sued for $2,000 damagea for whip ping a pupil, as is claimed, excessively. This Boston Pott suspects, from her presents of tea pot and bed quilt, that Madagascar's Queen ha matrimonial in tentions upon our secretary or state. A Lonoon paper recently told a huge edition by printing the ttory that the Prince of Wales had lost hand by the bursting of hi gun while out shooting. There is a woman 79 yean old In Had lev. Western Massachusetts, who has never taken a rule in a stage coacn, car, steamboat or any other public convey. ance. Tn Toulouse paper mention th blow ing up of a new bridge in that city by an escape of gat. One man ' wat killed, and sixteen . passers-by were badly wounded. . i , ., A box of Boston loiter, recently lost in the mail, has turned up in New York, nothing being loet but the interest on $100,000 contained in it while lying idle. "Mapame, a great many person were disturbed at the concert, laet night by the crying of your bsby." - Well,! do won der that such peopl will go to concert?" . Tiik parent of Bavard Tavlor cele brated their golden wedding on the 15th un.- at Kennett Square, ra. An aaaress ...A ... II - - -.4 'I'. ..1 . ... mnA ,A,-,n, read by Richard IL Stoddard. f The Reason. - ' Why la man," qnoth Ned to Kate, . " Wbo'e erouflt with email poi M hia b4, I.Ik on erho'e force toy common fat - -T mourn dear relation, deed I" " Becaoee," repllee the md: Hate, " Tut plain be to tapUM, Wed." A correspondent asked if the brow a hill ever became wrinkled ? The editor replied i "The only information we can give on that point 1 that we have often Men it furrowed." . . Am urn. containing 7,060 ancient silver coin, hat been recently unearthed near Marseille. The Inscriptions thereon sur- Seat that the oint wtr tvnek anterior it Christian era. Tins othr day tw boys In Bvtdy, Ontario, amused thsumelv, on by blow ing a blacksmith' bellows, and th other bv niacin hi month ovw th noul. The first blast blew the breath of life com pletely out of him. Therk are those wh know not how Judge of merit but by success, and who therefore mam ma leauer i an enter prise for a fault when the fault waa not him. but in themselves, th instrument worked with. A station-mast! at'Kome starUd train when he ought not It came into collision with another train, and five per sons were killed. Th ttauon-maiier was tried and sentenced to fir years' hard labor at th galley. A I Arraova of a youth that ha some thing of the old man in him, to I am lea pleased with an old man that ha something of th youth. H that follows thit rule may be old In body, but can never be to in mind. Uicero. Scoi.A, the editor of the Demotracia, Madrid, was released from prison by re volutioniats. He had spoken against llor Maitsty at different timet, aud waa when released working eut aggregate sentences CT JQ3 oart' jmprlfiorinifcrit, of to to in he a no of the A FKW days since, a e-entlemen fmm New York, who was tarrying at the hotel In Milton, Vt, went to viait the falls, and, umicruiKiDs; to t itmn a Clin i.l rcet high, fmtid his strength falling and cried for help, which came Just a be was losing his uv,u. A oot.n watch aud chain, stolen frnm Charles J. Slienard. Worcester. h bnrir- lar. several wcekt ago, wat found tied to his front door handle, one nls-ht renrntlv The conscientiousness of the thief didn't extend so far as returning $75 In cash eiuien at tne same time. A farmer in Troy, Vt, recently way laid a huge bear deettoying corn. After wounding the boar, and he, in turn, "tree ing" his assailant a truce for the night waa declared. In the morning the bear was dispatched. He weighed 275 pounds, and yiuiucu iu pounus oi oil. Di'rino the recent eclipse, sayt a Bom nay paper, tne most curious scenes were visible in the town. Men and women, in their half barbaric and shabby dree, wore to be seen rolna from ona temnln tn an. other, to pray the Deity to go to the help of the luminary of the day in his duol with the headless giant, " Rahu." A VIEW Heva atnnA 1a.lv nf m I - - - j -- .- J l., UII'UWVWI, Mass., had occasion to leave her house for a few moments, and lett her six months' baby on the floor. On returning she wat surprised to find her child missing. After searching for some time she discovered that the family dot had taken the bahv to the garret and deposited it In a basket of rags. ONE of theroval Generals In demned a child only live vears old to be shot as the son of a rebel. , The child, not understanding the situation, moved about, and by extraordinary luck was not touch ed. The General then coolly threw It an orange, and while stooping topLklt up a socond volley stretched it dead. HILAT are now call eel siimrlNa tiartlna becaur quite fashionable in England about the year 1800, whin they wer called " Planio Suppers." The bill of faro was prepared, each dish being numbered, and the subscribers to the entertainment drew lots, and each was required to furnish the dish marked against the number he drew. The French Government worthily be stowed a gold medal upon Francaise Tris don, a young matron, who, being bitten by a mad dog while she was surrounded by several women and children, chin ir to tho mad brute until he was killed, thus vlng Uie terriflod spectators from belnir bitten. Fortunately, the hoblo woman's lile was ako saved. . A silver liEi.i. weiirhintr 28 ounces, sup posed to be one of the lost chime of 8t Mary's cathedral, Limerick, Ireland, has been accidentally discovered bv a diver In one of the deepest pools of the Abbey river, in that city. The bells were flung into the river in the old days of persecu tion, to save them, and it is expected that the rest of the chtuie will now be recov ered. The worst things In life should be taken at once, Just as you take aloes, without loosing or tasting. Did you ever see any one take pills ami look at them until the last moment thtnklne how bitter and bad they were, and then chow thorn to get all th badnesB out into his mouth ? This it Just what a great many people do with disagreeable duties, oomplalning all the while at the bitterness of their portion ana toe narunest oi their lot A Marvei, of 8ucckrs is Tub Little CORPORAL, published at Chicago, Illinois. by Alfred L. Bcwell. It is now published in magaiine form, Is entirely original, and cost only one dollar a year. It uallorded at this very low price only because of ltt Immense circulation, which is said to be larger than that of. any other Juvenile magazine in the world. Those who tub scribe now for 18ill, get the November and uecerLber Numbers or 1808 tree, ureat premiums are given for clubs. A i.arob stock-grower in Texas, dis gusted with the prioes offered by butchers and drovers, has posted a notice in the market place at Brownsville, that he will begin to slaughter a drove of beeves and give the meat to the poor for nothing, and will ao to until the whole drove is dis posed of, or until he can get a reasonable price. Tins he says be can atlord to do, as ho can sell the hides and tallow for more than the butchers oiler- for the animals slive. : : - At the recent airrlcultural fair at Mil- ford, Maag.,a boy clifht years old exhibited a pair of black calves, twins, five months old, that were perfectly broken to draw miniature cart mad for them. - Tho littl fellow managed them so well that a sub scription was made up ' for him on the spot and his bat nearly tilled with curren cy, whereat he cried, laugneu, triett to talk, broke down aud finally turned away overcome with Joy and pride. A woman of the name of Beuse was ar rested iu Kingston, Canada, a few . days ago, in a stale of imbecile Intoxication, with an infant in her arms. Upon remov ing the baby from her arms at the station house it was found to be a stark stiff corpse. It is reported that the woman had been wandering round for some days from tavern to tavern In a maudlin condition, with thit dead child in her arms, earnestly begging an additional stimulant to her fearful appetite. Of course the people with whom she came in contact were not aware of the condition of the child. Cleveland has a bird that tings machinery.- It cost $300, and there is but one more like U in the united states. This one came from the Paris Exposition its plurrage is to perfect and beautiful that riersont are frequently deceived in supposi ng the bird is alive. When the chirping, warbling, and whistling is started by ma chinery, that cause the bird to open and close its mouth between every note, and turn its bead from side to side, the effect upon the spectator is perfect astonishment The bird is perched upon the limb of large artificial flower that rests in a hand somely-painted china flowerpot which contains in niacuinery. me macuinery onneota with the bird through a delicatelooking limb of the flower. It is wealed entirely from the view, and work ao smoothly that one cannot detect sound occasioned by its movements unless quit close to the casket, and then only for an liutant after tthe bird copcludut war uie, A crazy young mother, in Tarnopol, killed her child, in order to roast it and eat it Three yean ago the, unfortunate woman had been at the lunatic asyluin, but shortly after wat dismissed, the physi cians of that Institution having declared that she wa cured, A tew mopths ago, she was bathing her child, about weeks old. it occurred to her to kill and make a roast of it The opportunity to do to was very favorable. Hue alone in the house ; to the seized a pick ax, levered the baby t head from trunk, and laid both in a trough, which she had laid aside In order to build a ia Uie stove, in order to roast the child it. The neighbors burst into the room th wat thus occupied. They beheld, thudderingly, the remains of th child the trough, and the mother fanning flame In the stove with a tmmng, radiant lac. "What are you doing ?" tuey aeked of her. " I want to mak a ro&et of biby," replied th murderess, apathetical ly, pointing to the rental ct of her child. The neighbor now raised a terrible out cry, which caused the crazy mother escape from the room. At soon as waa nut el the house she retrained self possession, and walked quietly down the street. She waa, of course, arretted but the Dbyaici&us who examined her clared, atouce. that the was insane, i.houUb n-nt bar to tneMyurnt Beecher's Medical Institute. a by a Nothiso it more needful than a rform In our medical schools. Only think or dragging studenta through two or thr , years of lecture and study, to do wht '. can be done for them in thre mofUAl I Read the following genuine letter, and e what a man can do I . "Dear Sim I tske the liberty cf writing to you to inquire if you know anvthinir of Prof. . and f th Medical university, l wrote w Prof. , seklng him bis terms, nd has replied, telling me that be can St m - for the practice of medlclu in thre months, charge, $300. I desire to study ; , medicine that I may be enabiea to lessui tome of th tuffering that I see about me. and at there It no oae in new Y or wnom I know personally, I thoughtl would writ ana asic you whether i can aepena upon what Mr. hat written me, ana if the graduatea of the Medical Unl versTty are able successfully to practio the profession of medicine. I will feel deeply indebted to you for any Informa tion relative to the above." This school, or university, a It it ityled. it too obscure. A man who can in ttarcw months' time quality a novitiate to'prartic medicine, ought not to hldo his light as rror. doe. Who ia ne? wiiifi hat ht studied? Can we not overcome the modesty of thit genlut, and tend to him tne tnoutanos oi moaioai ttuaenw that are now spen'ding two or three year in this expensive city under nrosv Mofe- sors, who do not dream of turning out complete practitioner In medicine in less than tix or eight years? But here is a man, iTor. , wno can take a raw man and hang upon him . the whole science of medicine, as if h were a tailor or mantua-maker't block, on which ready-made clothing can be hung, a hundred suits in a day, if need be I This is the very thing for which the world ha been waiting. Let us begin. Anatomy, as.it underlie all other parts of medical knowledge, may be considered as tho vnderdothet, and Prof. will soon put these on to th , naked young man. Next at a kind of suit coat vest and pantaloons 1 Fhyti- . uiogt. Well dressed in that he has need . next of an overcoat oi knowledge, which we consider the Materia Alfcioa to D. AftxrtliaL as renreiebnlinir vlovea. cane. - hat and boots, will come Traciie. th clinics of medicine. Of course, there ar pockets in every tult of clothes. Surgery, obitetrlcs, chemistry and botany, and any . other little matters, sometimes found use ful in medical practice, can be Inserted as convenient pockets. There ; the young lciiow came in nacea and goes out a perfectly dressed uoctorf nut It not thre month too longr i . there not here a disposition to hold on t; a scholar unduly, as a means of Justifying - nlia... nt twA tiiin.lriwl .1 n ) I r 9 fliireiv it win not lane rroi. ,01 lueaioai ... J. J, University, three months to tell all fcs knows about medicine. One monUt ia -ample. One week will do. Indeed, I am , tempted to save my correspondent evaa that weary length ot time, and fit him fot successful practice in Just Uie time required to read this article. ... It Is nature that cures. The less a doc tor does the better for hi patient. It I the doctor t business to take the credit of what nature does. Cultivate look of mystery. Kvery mother or a sick chlla studies the doctor'stiw. Come In softly, - but with th air or a . mud conqueror. Look piercingly at the parent Then look . from one to another of the persons present Sav to tho nurse in a low tone. " I think " you have a right view of the case ;" and, before you leave, say to the mother, " X could not have done better for the cae mysolf than you have done. If the child get well, as it will nine times in ten if you let it alone, you will have the credit in that family of extraordinary skill If it dies, it will only bring out the moral view, " We must all die. When one s lime comes, no skill can cure," etc., etc . But if you really mean to try the medi cine dodge, you must choose your school. If you are to be an Allopathic, you ned but three things : opium, calomel and an- tlmony. Anything that cannot be reached by them ought not to be cured. With theso three swords you can slay all dis eases or ; all tho patients ; and in either case, there is an end of suffering. . If you selectjthe Homa'opathic treatment, you have only to buy a manual and a box . about as large as a cigar oox, 01 puiiuca - -. . . i. - ll.tl . ; n.i m n . . or tincturea. .ivct e. mbit! wiuo, jv put pill to Bvmptom as rapidly at the post- U111U9 liICi uin,iuv and boxes. Whichever practice you adopt make much of mild cases. Let it be understood of every case that you lose, that you war called to late, or that It was the most ex traordinary case that you have ever met In all your practice, mere is a aistmction conferred on a friend who diet in a mar velous manner, that gratifies and soothe the wounded feeling of the survivor. If silence add mystery to yourrw you may have equal success by Judicious talk- ing. Aiany people can be talked ont of anything. Ir laudatory words do not abate symptoms, tney may increase reputation. The patient may die, but, if those that still live think that you are " the moat . knowing doctor that ever they met ("d It's your fault if they do not,) then you ar ture of being called again. Alway have. an eye to the luture. w noever uiea, wee that the living like you. Dead men fur nish no practice. Now, this Prof. , of Medical University, will not give you any mere in struction for two hundred dollars, in thre months, than I have given you tor the price of the New York Ledger, t ' " Do not turn up your nose at my- letter. . Ii you despise it, remember that you -i-splse hundreds and thousands of doctor. There are eccentric and somewhat out- -of-fashion doctors who pretend that there ' ouht to be tome regara to moral princi ple in medical practice ; to whatever scnooi a man belongs, they hold that he should .' become thoroughly acquainteu wiua to whole human system with it law and functions, with it morbid as well as normal conditions; that ho thould be familiar with the whole range of material agent, and with the results of the largest and wiscrt experience in the use of them : that be should study with minute car and diligence questions of temperament, habit,, constitution ; and, in short th he should . include an amount of knowledge of which Ihamurcaf i I." m P lit H rOllhl DOt b &! Qk) in less than three years. .' If you wish to be ueh a doctor, vou bad net I it trtyn a wide erut iubucu icuuwe aa . prof. , snd betake yourself to estab- .' lulled medical institution ; and mak Up . your mind tliat it will require more than . three rnontht, or thre year, to mak a doctor unto life. A doctor unto death can . . . . . i be fitted up in far less time. xrow jvr ledger. The Minerals of Alaska. the a six it was the fire in at in the my to she her ; de aud The known facts about the the territory are lew, a the development of all industries has been repressed ; even th whaling and ship building establish ment in Resurrection Bay wa abandoned for th fur trade. Gold u known to exist, at heretofore ttated ; specimens of silver ore were turnisnea us oy oruer vi u wv ernort, iron ore, coal, ana limestone are found near Sitka; bismuth U obtained on the flank of Yerstova mountain : pur copper i found on th Atua or Copper above it mouth, in masies, that may be handled. Bishop Benjamoff say that near Makushln Bay, in Vnalaska Island, metallic copper ia found along the shore of a lake hifch among the mountains. W receive specimens of pur copper snd cop per mixed with quarts. Petroleum covert the three streams emptying into Katmay Ray, on th shore of Alaska Penlntula, abreast of the Kadiuk group ; and speci mens obtained three year tine Dy ia company were given to u. Of the depos it of coul we have stated Uie known fact when describing Sitka and Couk'l Iult Lippicott'$ Magati- . The American tyttem of M exprer? ing " luggage from railway stations to ho tel or private houses,, it the iubjct ef high uraiae in the Euglish papeis. The I'M MM QaiMt states that every trav eler in America goes to Kngland delighted with the plan of affixing brass check on th trunks; but that no F.ngliah tail way company has, a yet, ha! th courage to lay wide the paper Jabf-U Wid, past; f 4 nqwlnw, . ?