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TIIE TJNICXNT OF THE BTATES-ONE ' COTJNTIIY-ONE DESTINY.
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VOL. 1.
LANCASTER, OHIO, THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 18G0.
NO 4
AND
At
sassn
.ajrtte.&lDemocrat.
EDITORS 4 FtldpfllETORS.
OFFICE
Tallmadg-e BlockTlilrd. storylo the
Left at the Head of the Stairs.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
IbeOazotto will be pulillauod every Thursday, ou
iha following terms'.
Ona year In advance ' 5
Aflar the sxplrnlloiiora months S l)
For Ibm lime than odd year, at the rale of.. 151)
per Milium, bat Invariable to advance.
JOIi dtacoDttnuauee until arrearages are paid.
. MtM
TERMS OF ADVERTISING.
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Three Intertinna
Fa
Sluing on the Shore.
r suss Hi-ioiu.
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All advertisements running less man mice roonius,
charged at tlie above ratet.
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will be eontlnued at our tarma until forbid.
, T7Legl advertiaemenU, Administrator a notices,
Aovnutt be paid for li. adv anea, (or reason! wbleb,
we will explau at the time. ....
fljlho above terms strictly observed In all cases.
BOOK AND JOB PRINTING.
We are prepared to exeoute all descriptions of JOB
WORK: auoh as CARDS, C1RU'LAKS, POSTBKS,
m i.r. tick RTS. iul evorv other variety of PLAIN
AND FANCY JOBBING, with new aud superior type,
and op short notice.
t Coroe and see us; you will always meot the smiling
face of Lang and Father Wright, whoso presence
makes everybody easy ana at noiue.
nrtTTMTV OFFICERS.
, Judge Fairfield Ccmine Coall HENRY
r uTUITM A N. rM.lilnnp.e l.unCHSler. Ohio.
. Prebate Judge JE8SK LEOHNlitt, Olllce In Public
S.ihi Jura.y-JAMES W. STINCHCOMB,
ri AARON W. EBKlGHT.OJllce at Jail.
Clr Cwl-JOHN C. RAISEY, Office Public
. jjuiiii A. J. T)IT.itafe.Oco Pu'ill'c Bitlldine,
TreatwrtrV. C. BKNADUM, Office Public Bullilili
Heeerder A. fiYPK-KT, Office Publio bullllllig.
Strvtior B.S.HANNUM, Office, TallinadgeBloc.lt
Becond Story. . ...
CertnerU SHAFFER. residence, Madison tp.
0Miaiientr-JOSEPH SHARP, of Born Town
.hin HANikf. r.lil.l.lNH of Aiiiumla Towitslill).
Bckcol JCromimre-WM. W.WHITNEY, JOHN
WILLIAMS and Kev. J. f. KBiaMunu.
The tide has ebb'd away:
No more wild daaulngs 'gainst Ike adamant rocks
Nor swaylngs amidst seaweed false that mocks
The hues of gardens gay;
No laugh of little wavelets at their play:
No lucid pools reflecting heeven 'a clear brow
Both storm aud calm alike are euded now.
The locks ait groy and lone:
The shifting sands is spread so smooth and dry,
That not a tide might ever hare swept by,
Mlrring it with rude moan;
Only some weedy irsiriiiuuts Idly thrown
To rot beneath the sk-, tell what iiAs.beOii
but Desululiou's soli has giowu serene.
A far the mountains rise.
And tlie liroad estuary widens out.
All sunshine: wheeling roond and round ulout
Huaweed, a white bird Mo;
A blrdt Nay.aeeros It rather In these oyes
A spirit, oler Kturnlty'silim sua
Calling "Come thou where all we glad souls be."
O life, Osllout shore.
Where we sit patient; O greet sea beyond
To which we can turn with solemu hope aud fond,
But sorrowful no more;
But littl i while, and thed wo too shall soar
Like while-winged sea birds into tlie Infinite Deop;
Till lheu,lhon. Father wilt our spirits keep.
j the bachelor's heart long before, but her
apparently expensive habits frightened
back the offers often on tlie tip of bis
tongue, and be waa willing enough to pay
the wager, could it be but fairly won.
''Now, Joe,"said Jennie, meeting him at
the door, "I am goiugto hide you, and
have a little talk with the girls, to which
you must listen. If you are here, 1
should net like to ask all the questions
I intend to, and they might bo shy of
answeiing."
"Play eavesdropper, Jennie?"
''Exactly; it is fair in such a case-
both at once, liive hand of the mourner, which gave not; ,. g0lj w r, Butwh-nin tl.eir biiil
"Only my Cumin Joe. Come out ir!''bauk a u;gn. A little whil-i she bell it, ! ulm, il ey b w thirsty soul to the'
And Jenno opened th doir. iclupin-; I t-r fingers in a gently pressure; ' hincr W;ll rg 0f jJarali. tli'ir band- ho d I
Snnbaij Ucabing.
ta.
"Lut wliat is lieuoiugthiri:? said ile- ihtn in a voice whosn tender modnlaiuns i 0t ,i1H ;., i,..,,. .,,,1 a , f!
.went vibrating to the iomoat of her pirrei.i inj? iiioon Wd in-t al oi lam u-i
"Eating my preserves," cried Jennie, i-s. h!, 8s;d: u.Jon. Hap; y is that f pirit n wl.i b the !
giving her cousin a pinch. J -You U l an an?l visit las! night." j HngCU corn- ot n thn nr in I of u er-'
"Ko such thing," Btid Juc, frankl,; "I; An anjl visii! Wlint did the words Jc jn vHin! Ccuion i 'ia.riul. I
was eavesdropping, I am a-ilmmed to say 'signify? j !
Miss Mela, forgive the unfunndci char ' '-Oiih a year hm pmso 1 s-ince I had a', '"Millixo" MoNsr. Tlite are IVw!
L'es 1 made. VfhiyU Jennie ha reported. 1 like vmii." rominiierf th f,:r.nr1 'i.1!',rnaj 111 ci.an.cl iinln s tii l nre ni'r..
bte defondeu you at the time, aud shut J not
. a - III II ' .IJ Lilt- U' M,U . n 111 .1111 . M;i!l I H'll.'l.
v . .. n , . . . . i. . i. i . . i n r i -- . -
'vvgiiiB? mtj ui-nve-uy dimbphL'T ;(i . fitl ,i0 j- ; (, ,..iA .!... .
me up luru to convince me what a mis-1 when she came lor my eyes war. too full 1 Coi7.(.. KveryboU in fanflUr t!, the!
take I had made. 1 take it back; aud, j.,f iesr3 to see her radiant for-n. she came jappearaniM of milled ot't'ijt. f r cxarn-1
ul ll'ttl I
The Angel' Whisper.
I A superstition of great beauty prevails In Ireland,
that when a child smiles In Us sleep, It is talking with
the angols.1
A baby war sleelng,
It's mother waa weeDlng. .
For her husband Was far on the wild, raging sea,
The tempest was swelling
Round the ttshermansdwell!ng.
Aud she cried Derinont,derllng,oli come back 0 me.'
Her beads well she numbered,
The habv sllll slumberen.
And smiled Inherface as she bended tbeknee,
"Old blossed be that warning,
Mvchltd. thv aleen adorning.
For I know that the angels are whispering with thee.
And while they are keeping
Bright watch o'er thy sleniilng,
Ob, pray to them softly, my baby, with me;
Aim sny iiiou woutust nutter
They'd watch o'er thv father.
For 1 k now that the angels ate whispering with thee."
Tho down of the morning
Raw Dermont returning
And tho wile wept with Joy hcrbsbe's father to see.
Ann cinseiy rnressing
Her child with a blessing.
Sold, I know that tho angels were whispering with theo
nig
Hark! iho bell! There they are. In this ho added, in a whisper, to Jennie, "the ' nnd wi.nt, beating on Jier b worn as she j P o!ody. compara . i v, ly up. aking
closet, Joe!" bracelet and g'. ,ves shull bs unt here in 'passed npwar I to" tie regions of etern-1 k""" lo'v a" "M-' The v.rv
"But. Jennie-" tho mornW." I.,i... tu.; r "i.n. ,i.iq. iuJe.-d. w roor. I.Wy to mUle.d
An Ovcrpovcriii;r Weapon
TO SLT-DUK
An oLd datcheloe
BY MtSS F.
, 4"The New York Courier says:
Preparations are being made abroad for a
grand ro-uuioo of scicntiSo men from all
farts of the world, to take place in the
month of Auirust, and it is understood
that in addition to many of theconiinent
til savants, very many of tlie scientific men
of Great Britain and this country have en
rolled tin ir names. It is intended that
the meeting Bliall be hold annually : n one
of lhe capitals of the world By tho co
operation ol the potentates of the various
countries 6f Europe. Asia and America,
the arrangements regarding travelling
will be such as naruiy to qeoar, as is oi
ler, thn enfie. live b'oor'er follower of sci
ence from mingling iti the brilliant tHrong
of the aristocracy of intellect, it being one
bfjthe principal aims of the congress that
the rising young men of tlie flay should
be By that means introduced to publio
notice and to the great masters of science
drawing out from their obscurity in the
nooks and coiners ol the world the Lin-baeuseB.Cuviers,Newtons,Ko3iiigs,Owens,
Murohisons, or Browns. The chairman
pro itmport is the celebrated Professor
SimrJsUri of EdiUgburulV.
The Heart. Few peop'o bold close
communion with their own hearts. It is
!, terrible thing to question it continuous
y, severely, and feel the truth of its re
plies, rung out fraotion by fraction, til!
the questioner sees himself revealed and
hilmDhld at the.revblatiun. There is far
biore profound arid far-reaching knowl
edge than most men are willing to per.
ceive, in the exclamation of the Royal
Psalmist: "Tho heart is derciiftll above
all things, and desperately wicked." And
yet men need not be deceived. It is be
cause they dare not learn the truth. They
fear to know themselves. I share this
fear. On a few occasions, I have torn
the mask away, sad looked on the naked
ness of the heari; but I shut my eyes,
add tried to cheat myself into the belief
that there whs no devil there. It is not
a mote difficult matter to know more of
our neighbor thatt otirself, for we do not
fuUr id study him. Wo read him as an
open book, and although we cannot pry
closely in every page; we can peruse the
table of contents, and learn more than he
would be Willing to toll. I thank Qod
for the restraining influences which he
throws around man, for II is motions,
without and within, to keep arid cherish
tho spirit of good in the liuuihti heart,
that it may not wholly die! But for these,
soon would the light of iho inner temple
go out in darkness, And a midnight ol Ue
spair and horror wrap the soul.
JSSy-The discipline of our life is portion
ed out by no unloving hand. It is just
what we need, although we may not always
realize it. It is designed to mako us
strong, and wise, and humble. Bitter in
deed are some of tho draughts we drink,
but most tonics are bitter, and they do us
good, i( we do' not relish them. The hid
den trials are often the most difficult to
bear. How tho soul starts' back with a
fearful shudder from even the momory of
(hem. In Heaven tliu agony of remem
brance will be over. No sorrow, and no
tad remembrance of sorrow can enter
(here. Smith.
PiACS. Pence is bt-ttor than joy. Joy
fs an uneasy guest, and always on tip-toe
to dopart. It tires and wears us out, and
yet keeps us ever fearing that the next mo
ment il will be cone. Peace is not soit
comes more quietly and stays mora con
tentedly, and it never exhausts our
strength, :ior gives us one anxious fore
casting thought, Therefore let us pray
for peace. It is thrt gift of Qod promis
ed to all his children; and if we have it
fn our hearts, we shall not pine, for toy,
though its bright wings never touch us
bile we tarry in the world.
3T Why is the world like a piano? Be
6MBe it is full of tharps audyfate.
"Why don't you marry, Joe?"
"Marry!" was the answer, made in
the most contemptuous manner, and ac
companied tilt of the chair to allow his
slippered feet to reat comfortably upon
the mantel piece.
"Yes marry. I am sure you want a
wife. You are making ducks and drakes
oi your income, wasting so much in the
housekeeping. Houekecping I The idea
of an old bachelor keeping house I
"Why not ? Hannah makes me very
comfortable."
"Comfortablo ! Look at this room.
Everything in the wrong place, dust an
inch thick, not one of the petty 'fixin's'
with which women beautify a room at a
trifling expense. Then, you fairly sup
port Hannah's family, if I may judge by
the quantity of provisions, clothes, and
fuolshe smuggles out oi the gralb."
"Whati"
Down came tlie chair, feet and all, and
the bachelor, who was tall, handsome.and
yet on the right side of forty, stood up
before h'B little cousin, who was Singing
home truths so laviehly in his face. .
"Fact, Joe; I've seen her do it. Now,
a wife-would make this housekeeping all
straight. Now, do marry, Cousin Joe;
I want you to get a real nice wife."
"Where is she to be Lund?"
"Well, let me see." And the little
beauty knit her brow and looked as much
puzzled as if the name of tho person pro
posed had not been on the tip of 1W
tongue for the last hour. "Let me see!
Oh, i knowl Weta Snow."
"What! Met Snow! The most ex
travagant girl in tlie village Now, if you
had said Mary Wright, who dresses sim
p!y and has her houss furnishod so neatly
nd plainly, I might have consontcd; but
Mela Snow why ber dresses and bonnets
would cost a fortune, not to mention tho
expensive furniture she delights in. No
ohairs, solas, or curtains but embroidered
ones suit ber, and, oh. worst of all, she
spends half her time reading trashy mag
azines Mota Snow!" And Joseph Har
ris sank bark in his chair uttorly ovor-
powered with the niaguitude of the
idea.
"So Mela's extravagaoco is the otlly ob
jection;
"Well, yes; she is pretty, intelligent,
lively, accomplished, but, you know,
Jennie, my poor brother 8 experinnoe
makes me dread an extravagant wife. I
think he owed his failure entirely to Mar
gorat's love of jewels, fine clothes, and ex
pensive furniture. 1 am not mean"
vlndoed you are not Joe."
"But I know what a weighton A man's
energies sn extravagant wife fs."
"Then, if I can prove MeU Snow the
most ooonoraioal girl in tho village, and
that she spends loss in one year than Mary
Wright in six months, you will give me
a new cousin, your wife?"
"Yes, I will; but I bet a dozen pair of
kid gloves and a new bracelet against a
smoking-cap mine is very shabby that
you fail."
'Done! Come spend this evening with
me. Good-bye." And away went Jen
nie Harris, on "matrimonial schemes in
tent."
The evening found Joe early at his
cousin's. To Ull the truth, Meta Snow's
pretty face and winning manners bad won
But, Jennie
Hush! You win a wife or a smoking
cap, anyhow Go in!" And with a part
ing push, Jennie locked the closet door.
Joe, forced to comply now, sat down
in the large closet, on a stool considerate
ly provided for the purpose, put his eye
to a holo in the panel, and took a survey
of the visisors just entering. Alter this
he, with a shrug of his shoulders, placed
his ear where hi s eye had been.
Tho young ladies, both pretty, wen
dressed in very different styles. Mela
wore a light blue silk, with flounces, bie-
telles of velvet, and a pretty headdress of
bluo ribbons on her luxuriant light hair.
Mary was Attired in a pearl-colored silk,
made perfectly plain, with a rich lace col"
!ar and sWves, and wore her dark hair in
simplo braids, with gold-headtd pins at
the back.
Jennie opened l.er bat'eries at once.
"WliKt apre ty dress, Metal"
"Ain't it? I made it to-day."
Made it!"
"0 yes, I mako all my own dresses; il
is quite a saving."
"I should think it would be," said Ma
ry Wright; "my dressmaker's bills era
enormous. I won't have my dresses
made anywhere but in Philadelphia, and
it costs a small fortune."
"My patterns como from there," laid
Meta. "Jennie, I am making you a head
dress like niine. Do you like it?''
"Yes, thank yoU, very much."
"It is made out of the ribbon I had on
my last blue dress. I got a reciept for
renovating ribbons last week, and tried it.
My bretelles are of the same."
"I thought it was bran new,''baid Ma
ry. "What au economical girl you are,
Meta!"
Jennie tittered. "I hoard Meta called
extravagant to-day," she said. "Come,
Mota, deny the charge and prove it false.''
"I think I can without vanity," said
Mtta. "Father is not rich, and since pay
mother died I have learned to bo econom
ical. I make all my own clothes, bonnets
cloaks, and dresses included, embroider
ill my collars and sleeves."
"What!" cried Mary, "those elegant
collars and sleeves you wear? Why, I
have olton said that although mine cost
mo so much, they do not comparo with
yours
"It is pretty work to take out when my
hands would otherwise be idle,'' said Mo
ta. "See! I have one here. I will work
ns I defend myself. Then, Jennie, I
make niiiny of my father's things bis
dressing-gowns, undcr-clotlies, slippers
and I embroider sells for all the worn oul
chairs and sofas. Our parlor furniture
got very shabby, and wo could not afford
to ra-furnish; but tho curtains I embioid.
ered, scd now seats ror ottomans, sofas,
and ohairs, with some of my tidies and a
coat of varhish hore and there made it
look quite respectable."
"The prettiest parlor in lie village,"
said Jennio. But Meta, the mary fancy
articles must bo expensive."
"What, the vaseB, hanging baskets,
lamp shades, and all those things? 0 no,
I make them, and they cost very littlo.
Then father likes a good table, and I have
learned to be quito acouk. I put up all
our praservos and pickles, mako tho cake,
and can provide new dishes constantly."
"Mercy!" cried Mary: "why the pre
selves, picklos, and cako alone, at our
house, oost mo a mint of money!"
"But Meta," said Jennie, "Sow do you
find time for all this? I was informed
,that you spont half your timo reading a
trashy magazine."
"Oh Jennie, how call you call it so,
when you make it so useful yourself."
'"I but repeat another's assertion."
But. Mets" said Mary, "I should
think the patterns and receipts you require
for so much work would cost you a for
tune."
"They cost we just three dollars a
year."
"Where do you get them."
"From (he trashy magazine. Qodey's
Lady's Book furnishes all this valuable
information; arid father says his three
dollars expenditure is a clear saving ev
ery year ol half, his former expenses."-
"Let me outl let ms outl" cried i
voice from a closet behind the young la
dios. '
"Wbat'i that?" cried Mary and Meta,
A
sunshine, the spirit of my lovely boy!" Uhai.'to inform the uniiiifut.d. M.nji
The hand of the mourner answered to limagine that each particular p;ccc of mnn-;
the light pressure of that in which it f u P"' ,nl :' t-i rotate
'ay.
the morning
"I forgive you," said Meta lnughing.
"Mary," Slid Jennie; "come with me
to tlio dining room a moment. I want to
show you a new basket I made to titty."
Weta wits following tli-;m, but Joe. in- "I saw in a dream call it a dream but itrwnts re, but this is aliojether amis
wardly bletslng his Cousin Jennie, took regard it as a revelation my translated take. The process of milling coins is aj
her hand and centiy detained her. one among the blessed in the upper king.jmuc'' raora rTu oni:.,"'" lr n! rB" j
"That night," wnt on the comfirter,
in close ooutacl wi.h, and underpressure
of a 'inill inir tool,' just as ti e thumb- i
screws of mathematical at d nptical in.liu- j
i? ... : ,.i.i i.. tt.: .1 p t? ., tt . ..
' ' "'"juumwuiurrainer. ne was in mo rmi(W p;olire ,0 tHemsc;Ves a numb. r of
lost his wager, an l won MeU for bis Wife, i of ihe angel mother, whose love for him jsliankless brass btittous, double gilt and ',
To all bachelors I would say at parting, jit was plain to see was wise and tender, richly burnished, they will drive a to!er-!
"Go thou and do likcwi.se." ! surpassing all my own deep affection, as i 'J exr '-oriccption of what are called in '
if.. ,.iu. ... nit i ;the pat aoce of i he mint, soveieiun bank
... - -
"A Uood nan Mover Uloe.tt
-There la no s-ch thing as death,"
To tho'e who think aright,
Tls Lot the racer casting off :
What mot impedes bis flight;
Tlsbtita little Act,
Llle's drama must contain,
Oue struggle keener llian tbe rest,
Aq J then an end of pain.
' There's no such thing ns r eath;"
Tu t whi.h sthu n,lc:.!l-d.
Is life os-:npii.g from the chhiiie
Tuitt have so long li.thralled:
'Tl once a hidden ,ur,
I'lereu.g lhron;h tlie nlr-lit,
lostiine in gentle ri liatue forth
Amid its Mbdrtd l.uu
"There's no such thing etdeelhj'i
lc nature nothing dies!
From each remnant of decay
Ei'iir.e form of life sri.e.
Tie f.'ded leuf that fails.
All scar and brown, to earth,
Ere long .lull rtltjle with the shapes
That gate the Hue 'n-t hlnh.
"There's no such thing as death;"
Tis but the blossom spray
Fluking before '.be coining fruit
Ttittt seeks the summer's raj;
'Tie but the bol rttsp!a:ed.
As come Ihe perled II iwer,
'lis faith elcbsi.teJ for sight,
Aud weariness for power.
Ansel Viajitt.
BY T. S. ARTHUR.
;from 'he Wuhii.giiiB Herald.
iiArrv, ciieuchx faces'.
Thoy do not always visit tis iu benuti
ful garments, making the tir around gold-
weeping, isut come lo us when and how
they will, it is ever in love. Daily they
are about our paths, though we percieve
them not with our bodily senses; nor even
fir PATIEKCE.
Who has not felt t e mystic charm
Munlr" f1pRtint.il e. vp nt.il mI ! i In hp.1
pnsscsa weak aad erring creature ofjc0ltie prizr.9i B,irJ to beaiiy S'lU.'ll! Of-
earth." j if r in the lottery of life. Wlcn tho me I
"Grieve no mce!" said the l.eavenlv tunica feeder or the .lamping pres has j
oeing, as sue came 10 me. "l nave noiir, . f ., A;H ir,leIl(i,i ,., ;mr,r(. ;, 1 1' ere is about a happy, cneerlul face! li
en with their sunny smiles. Oftener they taken this innocnt or.e from yu in an L h1(. Hr bored out to the precise size 'tln-re any bean so c,..ld that it has not
tome uiaiuiHCQ in soocr-nut-u vcsimanis, j gr or cru-Jiiy, dih in love love lor oo'n oi a niium-u sovi-r ign. aim m m-u i- o en iiiawe;i, as oy a l;arn ol sunshine.
lips grief curved, and eyohe;ivy, as with j the mother and child As fir Mm, he ie . otly. is made to ri -e by fore- of a l,r"if ,i:,d wumie 1 by the beaih of love, as on
safe in hisceles-hil home forever, and is !-:ii:i;c;;;;.U p .f .Lc. f e, has sojourned wit
and will be blessed tar above "yll""g ll'l.e upper -tie fixed io the mov.bl-pin or gl'Jd about in our midst? Wlo-
you cnuld ask for it hath no' entered in-Igurew of ihe i r s now descend upon has not feli all of joy stricken from the
to the heart of even a mother to concieve ; tho button of gold, which ras b tn tl,ti a biiiht. cheerful, bvinfr
has passed
. ... - o
recognize their presence by the finer in- what tianscendant delights are in store "y hre previously, onu ine mev-ifa . dark, tend-r evea.
. r ? ; - ituliU r,r.Reni,n,,n. la tlm' tlift lutt-r be 1 ' 3
stincts of our spiiits for "of the eanh f..r tlms- who are bo:h into heaven. Is itj imnrinted wiJi obverse and reverse ': rrom llie fircBidn. cro?ed ihe ihreshold,
earthy' 'its we arc, and with affections
clinging to the earth, wo have neither eyes
nor ears for the inner tsight and inner
voices that aro for the pure in heart. Yes,
they are about our daily paths, smoothing
and miking them flowery when they may
but ofiener piling up ob-tructions and
making them rough and thorny.
"Rough and thorny! Piling up ob-
sttuctions!" we hear from iho lips of some
life-wcary suGferer. "Is this n work for
ang-de?"
Beautiful the way seemed before you,
In the bright morning of early woman
hood, heart-sick and life-weary once; and
as your eyes weut far onward, bow many
lovely vistss opened, showing blessed ar
ondias in the fimiling distance! To gain
them you felt was heareri; and onward
you pressed with eager foo'eteps. You
did not gain them! For a while the pith
was even, and the fragrance of a hundred
blossoms delighted your senses. But all
at onco your feet were wounded there
were sharp obstructions in the way, then
thick clouds and darkness were before
you, hiding the lovely Eden. Still, you
sought to pass onward, though the way
was rough, and the sunny vietas, open-
not therefore belter for our child? Were r vulgarly, head and tail -on ei her and gone forth into the stern, cold" work!?
I to say, take him ngain into the cold, s;de, whilst it is expanded la erally by : All liRjipinos seamed gone from your
dark world of sorrow-, sin and suffering, sheer pressure until it fits lightly ih sr-r- J ( fiR.(. T0U Dreslnp an!j mIlTed. yet livsd
ra:eo Hiuei i 'iiit, nnu uius oi eomes is "in- , , , , ., '., -'
, , In ii , t j i not; li.'e seem. -J dead wuhin von. for the
le i sovereign. The co!Urr edne mould, . ,' '
as it may te styled, is nex' depr-wed n-lf. ;-su'""ine of ihe face gleamed no more
ac ingly. t d thus leaves die cuin resting : atliwrt your pathway. No more you
in lis tin sncd Stat- on the face of ih low ;li-ard thi' merrv voice or deeful onr;
ar die. There, hoiveve,, u is not offered , herH Cre n0 mor, ,winin ' j
io remain morj than iv smcoii I, i. rib; . ., " . .
"f.cd-r" berote referred 10. in advat,ci'i-j""- ' 9'
with iinother blank to be s.acped. pu.-hs ' rss.d to yours, and a gentle good-night
it rudely away toward- an iui linnd p'are, whisp. red. Mo'lo-rs, have you not felt all
d-wn which it slide into a pan and is I t),i3 , y,)1r dR,lin., bov left yon , per
leady for its mission (if mKicy or w e. ! , , , , '. - . ,
CJ , a i r , 1 chance to be gone but a 'ew tnoritliR?--
Such u briefiy at. eluc.da'ionof lliesitn ...
pie .node of milling m -ney. A collar, j ' u ,cIt 1,18 "arm k'8'- you bought,
such as described nbove, will mill n.anv perhaps, for ih last time, as your heart
millions of sovereigns, as we were told ! went fmtli to Gnd in a mule appeal. for
wbn P"''"? t"8 ProceS4 of m"'ey-,i9 e ffliv an.l l,apiaes. , At t.ight-f.li,
ma'ing lately, yoa listened in vain or bis clear, ring-
The New and the Old. jinS' "ian'7 "'-tfall, whinh was such mu-
ItistheOMthMiseverNew.andihati8101" yonr ar. and &Uixi'it to yquir
only. Our modern authors and wr:ers , heart, and then you kneeled to invoke for
make fatal mis akes in supposing they him the guidance and protection of
can crente anything, o-uer man I lie "'"i. Heaven.
would you brut him back? No, griev
ing mother, no! You Iovh this preci iua
one too ivell. But how is il better for you
to lose the child in wl om ynur heart wn
so bound up? I seo the question on your
lip. That is always best which lifts the
spirit neurit to God is it not so?
Think! Not with a heavenly, but with
an earthly and seifinli affection, did you
love your child such an affection could
not truly bless either you or your bbe,
It is now in heavon, and as your heait
follows it there, it will come into lnavcn
ly associations, and thus be filled with
aspirations for that higher life which de
scends fiom and bears back its recipir.nl
into heaven. Gri-ving one! I cam to
you in mercy; and though tears hsve fol
lowed my visit, they are falling on good
seeds planted in your heart."
"Thus spoke to me that angel-mother'-
of my child, and over since hr words
have been my stay and comfort. Such
an angel catne to you liist night, grieving
fricnd. The visit was in love, not in fin
ger
combine as they may. Sn ot mat ner-j
imr to the land of piomi.se, hidden from
your straining visions. Then a mountain .earth form and the gloomy grave
hum rnckv Bteen-t vou spirit ot yourclnld nU already a
All DUVIUVUI 1 aww - - -- r - - r i
could not climb. Despair was in your
heart; and in the bitierness of your dis
appointment you called youisell on
mocked of God.
It was not so, precious immoral! Not
so, pilgrim to a better land than Ine ir
cadia of jour maiden drsarr.s! At tho very
foot of lliKt inaccessiblo mountain, a nni
row path at length bename visible; and
though it looked rough find hud no ;;reen
uiaigin, boautiful with flowers, there whs, camou-re last night and bore away mj
or i . . - ... ....v. .
ism., flippant rhetori.', galvanic phraseol.i ' ? en tne .wee.
ogy. dazzling displays of intellectual pyr.i111-' ul " "'"i "ro IIBr ,asB t'oui you
otcol.ny, catch the eye for the time it i-Jand horn-? You longed, in your loneli
true; but ull is forootie i as soon n ih - ( ne. for a vi-ion on that young face,
fashion changes. Besides, the h-.m.-in.,; h.eJ by tUoM oft brown s inj Mt
snnl forever hirkens of th snice.l f Oil '. ' . . . .'
Then lift your eyes upwanl, und!and at ,aitC0mesi bck m i.N ,Jd cr;ninirsi ln tl,al fcu,,'ul "e-work of d.rk'
no lontrcr Drmil tlinri to rest on ih uki i lor simple nutriment. B hind ihe c m clnstennir ruil-.' I hat tace, m all lit
Thfldie.st tonp of evening c'- uds lis il e manlv prid. w s dcirer to you than auglil
ntornnl fsliio clflar tA Wiflintit it'iitn find ! .1. . .M
I Hull v..... .v -j, i UM wmiu.
if ia lliak tslna aliinA lliif fif-inild tilt t ft tit 1
more bfnutifiilin form, anlis withangHlsl i(,10lt )ai,ingon e Tm NVw g0 al.t
appointed for its guardianship. Tho wi-L(l, jrt not Oi-w; nd noilrng but the Old
rloro nl our rrood Father has removed abides. Truth doe noi sh ft its nr . or I
it. Be thankful then, denr friend. Ob. '"' or I.t." P,"l,e; ,,ur v,,,V,,r "
b" thankful! but w-ep not!" j
FatheiH, have vou known no fai' that
was th" li'lit an 1 jny of your existence?,
Yc . an I it wa- a vey lovc'v one, bright
and v-arm us a unbeam, an 1 h r heart.
was imr n-t a ilcw drop, Bu' she baf,
pas"d awa ;rlte wings nf the giim angel
, ,
solation had been able to reach, fc'l itself , we rant; but the grett ftc s iter- nil 1 ovced ver vnur lieiftns' oi , nu cast
.... i.: . :.i. .. .i '. i: ,l i;f wih the Fulid fiiinrlniiona o" ihn tm 1 1. ! h-ir srmbr-' s'i'i lows nn n that fair
BWC'.lillfJ w ll.ll 'i iiccuciiiuuii. in ... -. '.o i , . - I '. it
itseli iipwan's tcv.'tids the All Merci ul.
"I will boliVH that it was nn angel who
li ii iff
and we think, in our ' go is p. 'Imt r-.tli
linn b' Cu iiieiain riihose I to sun H e t;iiro
And lhe hait, which no words of con- Oftor development We inn' tie nely
ifolc' none f ns take ihn vain-gory; we j brow; that lusciou s t nclvoi was hush
ladtanc. but odo nt niuve thn nn.ven I , b1r,,v a :irl.i,.,j fgr,J, no
Rl.iTJ Wl' Il US , ' . .- , ,
niol'j;t at airy ionisep is iienro no more.
an emotion of iliaiikfulnoss in jour heart
for even this way of escape, for already a
mortal dread had siezed upon yourspirits.
With hurrying footsteps you. entered this
new wav, and the hope that il Would
cl.lld," Mie whiepirel, us wall sliut ey. a.
fringed by tear-g-mmed lashes, she bow
i d li r head upon the bosom of her on
solor. "Oh, if anyihing can soothe the
iini'iiishnipnt of iliis tu feaveiil' nt, it is lo
quickly load around tho mountain, and! think that my precious babe, fir whom I
bring the sunny land again in view, re-1 have t at d so tenderly, passed from my
i.. . ... r... ',.! I.. ....
The Murine ' lJ $""") f ""'""" "'" .b
Is buistine f rih iip..n us with all :t j "r,,n ,ll!"r sn0WF l,0"n' nnH f 11 'w"d her
loveliness, the wo ids an I s1 rubbery be-. forth, sadly and i-ilei.tly, to ilia . I ream-
pressed lhe fear that else had been para
lyzing.
It was the hand ol an angel which I d
you into that new way and kept jour
heart from sa'.nting. Narrow, rough and
flowerless though it proved, it was a bel
ter way than that along which you were
passing willi such buoyant sUps for it
arms to those of an ang 1, and that he was
thus borne across tho daik vall y into
which I look-tl down with mi. h a heart
shudder. I bless you for p aking Hti -b
wor.le of consolation!"
Not a'onn in rnis'orttine orbort avcmeni
do fingi !a visil us. They do not always
mako tho way rough, nor nlwayt darken
inif ch'the I with ver.lur-, and all 11,1'iic
ap,i-ai8 to he lejuvetmled ft' d nlive :ig i".
Ti e husbandinan is hu.-y at h'S tot ,
preparing to t-ow liii heed, an I joyotis in
exieuation of reaping nn biiitdint liar-
les r ii g p'hiv. . i u felt, liid-ed, that
all sun-1 gbt had fled Iron your heart.
You turned and niihgl' d with bo woild;
many sunny 1 1 smiled up' n yon. bu1
bent heavenward. And think life weary tl o euitb-fires nmund which w -ga hr.
vest. I h" birds are suuini.' an.l the ants i n ,n,) s 1 vi g!y as that r whose ey
are playing nn t.rceii m-adows. bu h -ic . loe I so nv-e!; y. In -.our bit.'
t.M r...s yvi eri il. "Why has od t''en
n idol?" Na-. y i"t"so; be comforjl,-
ed, that oic is str'fini a ft'W song tn
Imt b'o "I wasl . d thfO'g, with angeta'
and there we so- a human 1 ei g loii'.gi g:
abuui as th miltIi G"d ma le lntn fi.rn j
general or sp-cial pu pos- in 'his wor'.i. ,
Evet-y thing is ilc-.igue.J to be uc i- a d
np.'rattve. nnd the man or woman w h '
lor cnninanions 'f rose ey-a beuo.d all
onc! do you not feel that you aro nerer
heaven now, than when the sun of this
world shone from an unclouded sky above
the paih of pleasure and prosporiiyl
Think, and answer to yourself the ques
tion.
A heart-stricken mother sat grieving for
the loss of her young' st bom, the sweet
ost and loveliest of her precious (look
grieving and refusing to bo comforted.
There had been loving sj mpaihy, gentle
remonstrances, and pious teaching from
tlie lips of the minister who had, a year
before touched the forehead of lrnr babe
with tlie wa'tein of baptism, but all avail
ed ut .the fountain of tears stayed not
its waters, nor was the murmuring voice
hushed in ber rebellious spirit. At length
one came to her who bad known a like
sorrow, and whose heart had, even like
hers, been bowed into the' very dust.-
She took into ber awn soft hand the pse
I I .. .... ..
(: es tu" p ay ins or ner u r, inu-.i ei ne : , r. . , . ij v..
. 1 J . . , q, , , it ,., abri-s of ihat far unseen world, Yet,
ccssi v b-mot miisi'rai. h. To he lap- ..." , ... . ,. u.t.i i ,,.
- , . , ,, . . .-. a o't a inniT'T, ana iio Buati usiiuiu luom
py. and enjoy ihe world a'ouivl as which " 10 "a
is all auilvity, wh must go with i', and oo
our duty to ouiselves, our neighbor and
Creator.
Daily they ccme to us, hourly fiev seek
to draw noaror and quicken our better
impulses. A ihom-aiid evils; soul de.
slioying evils are warded olfby them,
even though vre are unooiiscious of their
pres-nce, and it may b. resist the very
influences by which such priceless benefits
are con erred.
'Ah! if wo could but open our eyes and
sse; if the scales that oli'trut'l our vision
could I e removed; if we could know our
ce'e-tial visitors when they come!"
Wh may know them, and we may per
oieve their prKenee. Wheth- r we are in
prot-perity or adveisiiy, in joy or soirow,
ang-1 visitors are with us whenever th
thought goes upward and the hesrt yearns
for better li'e. Their mission to lhe
sons ol men is to draw them beavenwaid;
and if sorrow, affliction, or adversity, is
needed for tha accomplishment of the (.Flattery is a sort of bad money to
great end, tbey are msde subservient in bieh ow vsnty gives onrrennj.
1 A Mother's Love. Children, look in
those eyes, listen to thatdia'r voioe, notice
i the feelinir of a single touch that is be.
stowed upon you by that genile handl
Make much of it while yei you have that,
most precious of nil good gifts a loving
nrtril liotv Ua, th unfathomable love of
The Czar of Kussla.
In a recent interview with the commit
tee on the em-.ncioation of the serfs in
i .... . , ,L. 1
certain districts of Russia, the Czar is re. j those eyes; the kind anxiety oi toa tons,
ported to have said, with' oilier things, in ll0WW tiS'iJS
', . - . ,.. after life you may have mend, lona, aear,
relation lo this darling project of nis: .. . . . but nerer yo bave a-
"You are aware, gentlemen, how much !,,..; thQ inexpressible lovo and genua-
.i : . :. . . .i i i. i i i . . ,- . itu ka-
nits aiia.tr intereniB me, auu nuw uiuun n
affects my heat; and I am certain that it
is as dear to you ns to me. I have but
one object the happiness of my empire
and I am convinced tint you nave no
o her. I dusiie that the improvement nf
the eondlnon of iho peasantx may shortly
become an acco i plishe I fact, and that
this reform may be effe. ted without vio
lence. But i Imt cannot be obtained
without eeriatn sacrifices n your part
5Iv desire is to render thes saor fiVe e
little on-rous as posai' le lo the nobility."
ness lavished upon you which none bat
a mother en b'stow. Often do I aigh in
my struggles wiibthe deep hard, unoar
ng world, for the sweet, deep seouritv I.
f 'It, when of Bneven-ng. nestling to btf
bwom, I listened to somt quiet tale, euitr
able to my age, read in ber teoderajaT
untiring voioe. Never caul forget tef
-weet glances cast np'ii wben I ap
peared io si ep; nev-r her kiss of peace,
night! Years have passed away mnoe w
laid her beside my f itherin the old chnrch'
yard; yet still ber voioe whiapara from'
the gr.e. and her eye watchee over me
at 1 visit spots longsinoa hallowed to thtf
piemoiy ot rny morner.
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