neiti to a rufi'n arbitrary Mtay,
We follow Trulh wl"rl!',!r be ltlMl" ' )'
GROWTH OF THE UNITED
STATESTHE CENSUS FOIl
Congress lias taken the initiatory
steps towards procuring the census of
18G0, und it is to be hoped that the ex
perience of the past twenty ycais will
not be lost in enabling it to give us a
tnore.perfcct and satisfactory one, with
regard especially to the statistics of
agriculture, manufactures, and the
'wealth of the country, than any wo
'have had heretofore. In fact, the cen
sus of 1840 and of 1850, only two in
which any attempt to furnish tublcs
of statistics was made, ore far from
being reliable that of 1840 being so
'imperfect as to be almost valueless in
this respect. Some approximation
ko the English method of taking ihe
vensus of the population all over (lie
country in C!!'1 day would give Ihe re-
.. - .' find nmmV'lv.
urns more uttuiatri; - j r- .
It is true that some difficulty is expe
rienced in this country from (he fact
that our people are migratory, a large
portion of the population being a
floating one; but that is an argument
in favor of simultaneous action all
over the States and Territories as
there could be no error ns to the domi
cile of each individual, which oflc;n
occurs when the work is spread over
many months, us at present.
We should not be surprised if the
census of next year proved this coun
try to be the second in population
among the civilized nations of (he
globe, and we have but little doubt
but that at tho present moment we
are the first in as far as mind predom
inates over matter. We think the
figures, if accurately rendered, will
show that this country, although be
hind Russia in population, is at least
equal to if not ahead of France, and
certainly greater than Great Eriiain.
According to the census of 1S50 the
relative population of the United
States, France and Great Britain stood
Vnitcil Stales, 1850 E.I.I'.il.SIO,
France, ISol 3.-,,-83,iion.
Great llritain, Isttt 175,001),
The estimated population of this
country in 1S54 was at.3!JO,000 giv
ing an increase in four years of IJ.JJO-S,-121.
Uut admitting that the immi
gration has fallen oil' during the last
six years, yet the increase in the ex
isting population has been in an equal
ratio; therefore it is not unsafe to put
down the total increase for the ten
years at from eight, to ten milliona.
This would bring this country nearly
up to the population oi rianeo kiiu i
. t Tl . I I
place her largely above Oreat bnlain.
Taking the increase from 18 10 to 18."0
as a criterion- which was (!,l-v!.4'J3
this calculation is not unreasonable.
1 nn.tii I, ..f .mi ni:iniil':if.iirr:. I
in mc fciu in " -
. . . i.i . , . . . i
iicrvieii I lira nroducis, ami me vaiue
of properly, our advance over F.uro
pean nations has been immeasurably
greater. Tllfretui ns of 185(1 showed,
as might he expected, a large increase
in their tables over 1840, but (he cen
sus of that year was eo defective (hat
we are unable to make an accurate
comparison. In 1850 tables were
Manufacturee ami mining $1 .111,16, Ici'l
Agricultural products l.WKI.Ono.imn
Heal ami perirenal estate 9,iiOil,0n(yK)i)
Since then the area of our territory
has been greatly extended, and the
proportionate increase in agricultural
products, manufactures and the value
of real estate, has been almost incal
culable. Whole territories have been
populated by a thrifty, productive
people, and the soil has been made to
yield rich fruits to their labor. Cities
and towns have grown up w here
ueseVtslJ, 'ociore, while in the older
pities property has increased almost
fabulously in value. It is not too much
fthen to claim that in another decade
Ave shall be, if we are not even now,
all save population, the first country
on the earth,
How he Proveu It. A lover had
4icen offered a kiss if lie would prove
Jiis assertion that locomotives are ac
customed to chew tobacco, as well as
tmoke out of their pipes:
Giving his trim the pt uter gank,
To Imitate an engine ciank,
The motion forward Kiel to ihow,
Aul then the backward motion too)
Klr to pen the promised pi iz.
He puckered hU Hp end twiukled hie tjt;
To amack her.
-Obaenre the anund
A the crank comet round,"
lie tcchlr Midi
"lit clioo-tDoo tboo boo,
To go ahead,
And cboo hoo tbow
It ia an old saying that Time waits
for no man but the fair sex would
have ns believe that he is gallant
enough to wait for the ladies.
Xenocrates, reprehending curiosity,
aid it is as rude to intrude into an
other man's Louse with your eyes as
with your feet,
Tub Latkst Thick. A young gen
tleman presented himself at a daguer
reotype room in St. Louis, and desir
ed a copy of himself. Pending the
preliminary arrangement, the youth
suggested that ho would look better if
he had a gold chain out whereupon
the operator kindly took out liis watch
and accompanying pendant, which he
handed over. The likeness was taken,
the plate removed from tlie instru
ment and taken to the darkened cham
ber. The picture turned out to be an
excellent one, and the operator step
ped from behind the certains expecting
to make glad the heart of his customer
with his "counterfeit presentment,"
but wus struck witu astonishment
when he discovered that tho shadow
was secured but the Biibstanco had faded.
Be Gii.viuj at Home. Theie are
few families, we imagine, anywhere,
in wh ich love is not abused as furnish
ing the license for impoliteness. A
husband, fnther or brother, will speak
harsh words to those he loves best, and
those who love him best, siinolv be
cause the st'f'Ul'ily of love and finiily
pride keep li tin from getting his head
broken. It is a bliMiic that a man will
speak more impolitely, at times, to his
wife or sister, than he would to any
other female, except a low and vicious
one. It is tun that tlie tionest a- ec-
tions of a man s nature prove to be a
wuiuwi jm uircuim in ,t wumiiii in me
family circle that the restraints of so
ciety, and that a woman usually is in
debted for the kindness and politeness
of life to those not belonging to her
own household. Things ought not so
to be. The man who, because it will
not be resented, inflicts his spleen and
bad temper upon those of bis hearth
stone, is a small coward, ami a very
mean man. Kind words are circulat
ing mediums between true gentlemen
and ladies at home, and no polish ex
hibited in society can atone for the
harsh language and disrespectful
treatment too often indulged ia be
tween those bound together by Cud's
own lies of blood, and ihe still more
sacred bonds of conjugal love.
THE HAINES WILL CASE.
A will case, w hich has for some time
excited considerable interest in Uar
bouruud Henry counties, in Alabama,
and ihich has been on trial before
the Probate Court of Henry county,
for some time, was brought to a clo-e
last week. It appears that John W.
Raines, a bachelor, who resided in
Harbour eountv. about fio miles from
Fufala, and w hose will was up for
probate, died reci ntlv, leaving an es-
i..ti. ..I ,.t s:iiiiiiii(i II,. i....! e... i
several years lived in adultery wilh a i
WOnmn, liis slave, by whom he
l,.n I Ki.i ol ;,! r-l.i llr..M A limit a vomi- I
n,...-;.i,,u Lie .!.... I. 1,.. .. ...;ii !
'l HUMJ iw 1J 1.3 4i Ulll 11. IlKll.ll. Ih Mill I
directing his executors, at hia death, j
in r,.ini.i-f niitw.i-if int.i i.iAiM.v ,,,-,1 '
lis uegio wife and the chil-
,!,-. l.i, liad U her. In Ol,!,, nr ,,..
other free State, and i.f,cr having set j
them free, to settle the property upon j
Iheni. When the will was read and I
its contents became known, it produ
ced considerable excilimcnt in the
ncighboi hood, which soon spread all
over Harbour county. That ihe sum
of sixty thousand dollars should be ta
ken from the ultra .Southern Rhrhts
county of Harbour and placed among ' believe, within five years Cuba
the abolition fanatics of Ohio, was re- j v i:l il I",r,i,m ,,f our ow" K1"' '""-
pugnantto their feelings. This ii.du- eof.fedeiaiion, and 1 humbly pray this
ccd the ex. colors to believe that jus- "lay be attained without blood.-hcd !
lice could not he had in (bat county, -.-. --
and they removed the. trial for the pio i Il iRi) Hit. Sonic few evenings
bale ol ihe will to Henry county. Linc-u a Minister of the gospel, whose
The heirs at law contested the will on ,,. ,.,,; llild ,;,t.tl yr . ,micll ,,
several grounds tho pronniient or I ., , . ,., .
which, was insanity. Able ..,; noyed by (he running to and Iro ol lads
I 'as on both sides; aUnt j
j cih!y witnesses were summoned,
many ol whom testilied, and iiunie-1
rous'intcrogatory lestimony of distant j
physicians, was read-tl.e whole occu-1
pying the Court nearly two week,
when, after able argument, in which
Col. Cochran was head for the contes
tants, and ('ol. Paker for (be oppo
nents, the ease was submitted lo ihe
Jury last Wednsday. The Jury was
out over twenty-four hours and could
not agree. The matter was finally set
tled, however, by a cotupruini.se, in
which the heirs at law were allowed I
1 . ..... i . . . ,M . . i
twenty ii.ousan.i ooiiari oui oi ui. ;
ivi-iiij iiiousauu oouari oui ui iu
...... -...I i. ..I r. .... .!....
lollars. was lo be t.ni.lied as directed '
Alilli , iiuu uic Ulliuiiuci luii iiiuun.iiiii i
ollars, was lo lie nniiiieu as directed
by the will. Col. Sun
ir .1 .. ,
"Cecausc my school-book says ibat
ants are the most industrious things in
the world and ain't I a tru anW
A lady correspondent of a western
paper speaks of a sight she saw re
cently that made her smacl; her lips.
It is a lamentable state of things for
the ladies uny where to be compelled
to raack their own lips particularly
when there are so many gentlemen
who would gladly save tbcm hat
Uoou. ".uoiucr you musn i wnip . ,()SC aroullj j.j,,,, nn( ,10 ,uort! strik
me for running away from school any , j,,, f v..nilt manners and
WINClIKHTKlt, TENN JANUAKY lii, 1850.
Journalism. In a liberal form of
government tho newspaper occupies
the place of tho higher law. It is not
only the conservator of morals and
the guide of taste, hut the defender of
tho right und the scourge of charlatan
ism. It urges its convictions without
fear or favor. It lias no pet word
and honeyed phrase for upstart Nova
tions or time honored abuses. It nev
er plays the sycophant for the purpose
of pocketing unholy pelf. It has a
lofty and abhorrent scorn for all who
would tamper with its probity. The
unbiased organ of all just interests of
the community, it disdains to become
Ihe exclusive mouthpiece of any
much less does it hold up one class to
public contempt for tho purpose of
promoting; or striving to promote tho
success of another. The hostility of
rival cralts or pursuits finds no fitting
expression in its impartial columns,
lis integrity is not more unmoved by
interested praise than it is by jaun
diced censure. It moves steadily on
its course in the wind's eye of all dis
turbing influences. Like a noble ar
gosy freighted with the wealth of na
tions, it never tracks or veers to the
breezes of popular or unpopular prej
udice. The independent newspaper is con
servative in flit triiu. H "c;rn!Mes
to its soul with houks of
, , , , . , ., 1 1 i .
that is pure anil elevating and noble.
,, , ,, , ,. ,
It kindly Mis from the insignificance
of obscurity the poor lost wanderers
who are starving for fame and notori
ety. It exalts the bumble and ap
plauds the. wisdom of tho learned.
It, proves all things and holds fast to
that which is good. It. were far bet
ter to have a bad epiteph afier death
than to have the ill will of a worthy
paper through a life-time. The great
stand in awe of it, the good worship
it, the. wicked fear it more than per
dition or Ihe tormen's of tophet. It
is tho institution of institutions, the
terror of tyrants, the maker of Presi
dents, and the King of Kings.
The Havana correspondent of the
Savannah Republican says in regHi-d
to the. l'lcsidcnt's Message and the
ncijiiisit ion of Cuba :
"President Uuchnnan seems to think
that Cuba can be purchased from
Spain, but that is a sad error. Ilefore
that is achieved it will be requisite :
1st to prove to the Caialoni.iiis that
after the sale of Ihe Island, they will
still have, the same monopoly for the,
sale of their wine. Secondly, (he peo-
Satitaivlcr must be similarly
convinced as regatus meir Hour. ;
Thirdly; the Church uiu-t be assur
it v. ill continue to l:
s it, now is,
I1111'1'1'1'11! and lastly, (he overweening
e ei all .paiiiitnis inusi do over-
COII1C lClol'C 11 111
lii.i of tber.i v
unless sent to Ihe i.-ale of the Island.
!l Ooverinnenl t.!r.uM get into
nower in Spain so strong as to be tit-
11 ' ' regnroies;
of the fet lings or di
sires ol t lie people, a ml :un nrmen
mid then bril
"i;-,lt ' !!' ;t s" m",,!' lo wUM
Yet, n H u ii hste... Hug all thc-e oh-
. . si i i . i
siacles 1 am a in in ix never in wuai
isleiiiied"iiiaiiilist destiny." and can
but fei I that same head, wiser limn
mine, will find out a met bod of over
coming nil these obstacles which In
me appear almost iusui mounlahlc.
and young men, during the hour of
worship, took occasion, before preach-
jng comim ncetl, to give the tlinturiiers
,(. r.di,, w ing hint, w hich we were
, , , , c .
'pcforu ihe service commences I
have lo rctpiest that the congregation
will remain seated during the time of
service. There is nothing more an
noying to a speaker than for the audi
ence to bs running in and out, w hile
' he is endeavoring lo gain their r.ttcti
(i()n( nllj pres,.t ibn truths cf tht
Uic Sallery : "i Know no M.rer ........ u.
. .. ... . . i. . r
... ... . ,w -
a gentleman, than for a young mau to
rcsDi-ct the comforts and enjoyment of
gentility in young men than to be re
gardless of the pleasure and privileges
of those around them." We need not
say that the shot took effect, and the
congregation were undisturbed that
night. Ilich. Dis.
. e 1 - -
The Union and American of Satur
day, learns that Hon. A. J. March
banks, Judge of the Circuit Court, died
suddenly, at Manchester, Coflee coun
ty, on Thursday, f.lh inst. He died
upon the bench, while holding court.
We learn that this report is untrue.
THE ANGEL IN DISGUISE;
now to choose a nusmxu.
A ROMANTIC AND YET TltlE STORV.
A beautiful young heiress had ho
come so disgusted with r flattering
set of sol't-pated, pomatum-haired,
mustache-lipped, strong! v-ncrluiued
suitors for her hand, that she shut her
self from the fashionablo world, turn
ed all h"!' property into money, depos
ited in it in banks, donned a cheap
wardrobe, put on a mask, and went,
pedestrinn-likp, through the city in
which she luid hitherto moved with so
much display and magnilicenee. She
asked alms of those who, ol late, hail
knelt at her feet and sued for her
hand. They knew her not, and easting
U look of scorn upon her veiled lace
and course wardrobe, bade her begone.
IShe entered the country here she
met with derision and scorn. A few
knid-hearted people, it, is true, bestow
ed aid ; but these were all of the
poo:er class, who had hard work to
procure their own daily bread; but
they could not turn a fellow creature
hungry from their door, and therefore
gave a small pittance from their scanty
M,w. t , 1 .. 1 - I
vmu: miiiiim-i u n, ,1 larirn company : ,
lif:t"i. Ttipv u-iM-ii '
mostly from the eilv. 'Ihe. disguised
heiress, from some cause or oilier, had
wandered there. The asked alias of
W,!C "'''"'l ";ln-tens. They ,
spoiio tauntingly, but gave nolhing.
VV ,.,f II,.,.- t.. .1.1 l.n.l I, .,.,.,! v..
.ii.tt r'.ltu u.ivi ill living
quite a numlier ol their company.
Alosiof them laughed or looked nsif
they thought it "served her right."
The beggar woman turned about and
was walking sadly away, when a good
looking gentleman stepped forward,
and catching bold of her arm, thus
"Slay, my good woman, tell me what,
She replied in a low trembling tone.
"I want asixpeiicc, only a a sixpence."
"Von shall have ten times thai
sum. Ileie." be lidded, drawing from
his pocket an ea;;!e, and placing it ill
(he gloved hand of the woman, "take
this, and if il is not enough, I will give
The heiress returned the eagle ex
claiming, "I want a -i . pence,
Seeing that she ei, Id not lie made
to take the coin, the gentleman drew
forth a sixpence, and gave it lo the
strange being bedside him, who. after
thanking the generous donor, walked
slov ly aw ay. After being laughed
ill lor so doing by his comrades,
set out in pursuit, of the beggar woman
saying, " Perhaps she is an heiress, or
an angel in disguise. I mean to aneer
tain. Not that he thought this. He
wished lo show his indifference to
what his comrades said, besides satis
fiug liiinse ll'aboiil ihe strangt! female
whom be had aided, lie soon over
took her, and addressed her thus:
"Pardon me, madam, for pursuing you.
I would know more about you."
As the speaker ceased, tie; mask
(Iroreil irom ttie lace ot Uic li inalc, and
tlie lieautiliil heiress w.as portrayed
before the! astonished gentleman.
That they were afterward married,
the reader has already imagined, for
the heiress used this means of pro
curing a worthy husband, and the
geueicius gentleman bad long been
looking fur "an angel in di-guise."
The happy bii-liaiil is - f t -1 he.'! id
to say that ho got an "heisess for a
sixpence.' i'milind (Mi .)'Trtiinrril.
I.IT'fl.i; K A TV..
liV I'ISI.I'.V JOHNSON.
, I 'ii-..-l,iii'-, fiii'i I y, full v ll iu-,
,l living nil tin- liMir lii iiirrj
W n kll f. l;llk:lt lik, u l ,',
,S,...s ..ll ll.i- Will i'l III Mr,
iklli.-'i -...-f.lTI Cill l , .iff,
.Vy l.i il t is n,!l ol lillli: l.ti'.
I ufl Ii:im I;, iit nti'll a ...... I. ,
J,-l williill lu r fir- tolii'.k
Anil llllt'll I'll V0 II, V tl-tl! IrjuilT,
I II- Irn I.) Iim ailt'l l Vt.il i
CjC ,1.-!, I'liifllii,'.', all ill e
.'.a -lie ii;.i,ii my kii"'.
SliS w.iiMn ttt rue vvh-n 1 iie,
.1 ii.l '.vinl s, ainl llink li'-i iiiiu- i-ji'i;
O, l,i-' a j.-wfl j m r aii.l ruir,
An.l only dm Ii tlieaugrtu are
,,,il nit I iimkc llif lioiita i..;t
Tn 't I iiwy I Ijy Willi Ileie K.ite.
O, UuiiJll t liat it vrr (ilwnya vrt,
lint "Ii" Hi tiliir-viU ciMr ;liw :
An'l -Ii- in. loi. !in': yi-ais in-. i i, iir.:i,
t l,: I hiikv .llil ami firm li;i!ilian"r
1 boaa llinwli the shilllnr; iienr- ul l-i-,
I'll I'Hik III Villi loi llti;- hal".
Si ieiiii: at Iirownsvii.i.k We learn
that a young man named William
Drennan committed suicideat Crowns-
villi, in this .State, on the night of the j
1st inst., by taking laudanum. He
assigned no cause for the net, but
li..fi.r roiiimitiiiT illook an affection
ate leave ofhis mother. As soon ns it
n..r,.i (Mine ' i'.at be had taken the
dieal aid was called in but
without avail. Mr. Drennan was
.i ...ohu ,.1,1 v..j ,.
It l. Olll iwriiij-iv." jv..!.j w... ...... ...
.....f.v of Ilavwood. and very rcsi-ec-!
tably connected in that county.
- j - - .
It is announced, for the benefit of
those persons who did not get a sight
ol Ihe comet, that it will again appear
before the public, for a few nights only
in the autumn of SJ1 IT-
When people get money without
earning it, if- like ukeing a lot of
spiriu at one draught. It gets into
.hpir Lead, and ihey don't know what
thev are about. There's a tipsincss of
the pocket as well ai stomach,
FRANKLIN'S RELIGIOUS BELIEF.
Much has hocn said and written on
tho question, whether Benjamin
Franklin was was a believer in the
divinity of Christ. Indeed, there are
those who havo asserted that he en
tertained opinions in coincidence with
tho belief of D'Alembert, Voltaire,
Didoret, ami many others who were
considered as the leading literary men
and philosophers of tho French Court,
while he, resided at Paris. That hn
did not believe in the absolute divini
ty of Jesus Christ, it is difficult to
doubt, if we jndjje by the record which
he himself has left behind; but bv tho
same test wo find him a devout be
liever in the existence and providence
of Deity. As to his skepticism with
reference to the divine character of
Christ, it is a remarkable fact some of
the greatest minds of the present and
pasi age concur wuu linn wnue, on
.1 . . . .. i . i
mo contrary, no yreai man hi inepres-
era century lias iieciareu m lavor oi !
Atheism. Ilil.li regard to the
...as oi r raiiiu... 0.1 uieso suiijecis, we t
i- 111 I w. In iill'livr ,.- t i:.,. I,-, ml Clin
ist number of the Quarterly Review ,
Wl 1 Cl 111 l.VJIl! 1
"hi answer lo ii letter from the Rev,
Di S:;!es, President of Vale Oolle-e,
, ,. '. . , , , ,
"""'"4 ".in i unii.-., iiu .iin nj niiuu
the opinions of his venerable friend
concerning .bvsus of Nazareth, Dr.
Franklin seems to express surprise'
that his reli;;iiiu should be called in
question. 1 Ic observes . "This is the
j lirst tune 1 have been questioned u,on ;
I :. M HV. ..I . ... .1 . . . ...M . I
u. nc, cum- unsa.ucie w.ui a quo-
tat ion from the residue ol Ins answer:
cannot, take votir curiosity amiss
and shall 'endeavor, in a few words. I
to gratify il. Hero is my creed:
believe in one God, t be Creator of the
universe. Vhat lie governs it by His
providence. That He ought to be
Worshiped. That the most accepta
ble fjcrvici! we can render to J lim is do
ing good to His other children. That
the soul of man is immortal, and will
be (rented willijusliee in another life
respecting its conduct in this. These
I take to be the fundamental points in
sound religion and regard (hem as you
tlo in whatever sect, 1 meet them. As
to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of;
whom you particularly desire, I think !
the system of moral and his reli
ion, hi he left them lo us, the best the
world ever saw or is likely to see; but
1 apprehend it has received various
corrupting changes; and I have, with
most of jhe preseul dissenters in Fag
bind, some doubts as to his divinity.
Tini'S l.l Xorlh Ataliaiibr. The
1 lunt.-ville Dotilliei u Advocate oi tlie
".Monday last, the Hrst one in the
month and in the year, was a great
tiny, and an immense concourse of
people wri t.' in town. A largo amount
of properly was Mild at high prices.
It. W. (.'oil art. iu administrator of
.Malgant ll.itliblin, sold" six tdaves,
two unsound, for ."i.C'J'J in specie an
average of :,',l('l.
V. I.. J l.iuiiiii n l, as Trustee for
John 11. Towiiselid, std.l (i'i sbtves,
many old and very young ones, for
IS,:;s(i cash average of S'l) .10.
The home Iraet of bind, 'J, t'JO acrt s,
was bought liy Cen. Ia. P. Walker f..r
J5,i'll t c.isha great bargain.
5i:.vr ii.Wiio Can. On the '-.'lit
1 li-cembcr last, Messrs. Chandler & Co.
of this city killed three, hogs, weighing,
SS'J,:!)7, and 7:!H'J117 gross. Nclt
weight "Ml, 1)70 and t;:;0, in tt.
Tlie two lirst were raised by Win.
I.arkin.ol' l.aikinsville, Alabama, and
the latter by Thus. Crutehficld, of
We call these tolerably fat "fellers,"
and challenge competition. Just
show us three that will net the same
amount, killed in one day. Tine, fat
Hcrkshircs are plenty iu these parts at
the present time. .Messrs. Chandler
A:Co., will stand unsurpassed for fine
1,01k this season. Chat In mm"' A'l'
My advice to you, Miss," said a
- , . . t ...
very iiiaia siioiien p'oiicmau i-
! pretty eiil whmn bo foim I coloring
! her i Let l.s, "is that you loa I u.ioer-
, lake to change yourself
; nature man..- you.
' i-li- r.i'vicc to vo'l, sir,
pettishly, "is that yau change yourselt
as much a po.i
A Kivn.v Sn neve Frederick the
Great had five libraries, nil exactly
alike, and containing the same books
ranged in llu) same ordei, one at Pols
dam, a second at Sans Souci, a third
at Uerl'm, a fourth at Charlottcnburg.
and a fifth at llrcslau. On removing
to either of these places he had only to
make a note of the page where he Jeft
off to pursue it without interruption on
his arrival. Accordingly he always
l a !..- . - !. t l- hri
uougm nve copies 01 me uwn -1
chose to read. i
Ski-p-Conthoi.. To those especially
who ure just verging into manhood,
self-control is of tho most vital impor
tance. All young persons of ambitious
or sanguine temperaments nre liable
to fierce outbreaks of passion. These
ebullitions are no indication of a vi
cious or depraved nature. Yet they
often appear so to the world. With
proper restraint this impetuosity may
be made eminently subservient. All
who are afflicted with such tempora
ry attacks should carefully guard
against saying or doing anything of
fensive. Many unwittingly or incau
tiously lose their best friends by giv
ing vent to their ill feelings in an an
gry maimer. Self-respect eventually
ceases with loss of offended friends
and relatives. The man who is prone
to anger hives away not only the
kindness of others but his own self-
love. This not unfreqiienlly ends in
, , lllis:llllIir()pv
indulgence ot a temporary passion
there is but a narrow slriile to n col I.
sut,n) 111()lusi,t ,mJ (.vnj
i the noiscs.sor of' which views everv-
,.irilUKiJa distorted medium.
i'o eye grows brighter with the
presence of a misanthrope, no kindly
voice bids him good morrow, no ear
nest heart throbs for him, no warm
hand grasps his with a glad welcome.
The sunshine does not penetrate his
soul, the l-reezo gives no thrill of
pleasure, the gaities of lite arc a
in jcki'iT, an I music is discord.
j Control your wayward passion if
, V ,, . , , ,
,OVVH Ulml .auR. is .,;U,.1VS ,,,, 0f
lenity reception. A pleasant voice
ives iiaeu a lovous eelio, a eriglit
mile ngnis ui) uic nrovv ol oeauiv.
and a warm, open, generous, genial
soul meets with an affectionate wel
Matkrnai. Jovs. An exchange per
petrates the following scandal. He
ought to be tried by a jury of twelve
young married women, w ho are just
nursing their first babies:
"Da-a-a-n, Da-a-a-u ! shrieked a
half-naked infant of about eighteen
months old. "What's the matter wilh
mamma's thweet little duev.'" says the
affectionate mother, while she pressed
U to her bosom, and the young serpent,
in return, digs its talons into her face
':l)are den, iMisstis,l knows what inas
s.t Sim want," exclaimed the cherub's
negro nurse. "You black lmv.y! why
don't you tell me, then?" and the in
fuiialcd mother gives Dinah a ous
w ith her shoe. "Why ho v ant lo put
he foot intodal pail ob graby walson
de half!'' w hiinperctl (he unfortunate
darkey. "Well, w by don't you bring
it here, you aggravating nigger?" re
plied the mother of the bawling little
I I I .1 . 1
one. jiiiiau nrmgs me gravy, nun i
lit lie Sim puts bis hare feet in the pan,
and da-lies the milk warm grease
about his fwt ct liltle shanks, to the in
finite rjralilicatinu of his mamma,
who tenderly exclaimed, 'hid mam
ma's lillle Simmy xv ant to put bis tee
ny weeny tooties iu ihcgravy? Hsall
iadiile iu the pan as itsoysey vooseys,
and then it. sail ave its jiooy yiltle yed
frock on, and go and see its pappy.
Ur.Acnrci. Asswens. A pupil of ihe
Abbe Sieord gave the following extra
"What is gratitude!1"
I "C rati I tide is tho memory of the
j "What is hope'"
"Hope is the blossom of happiness.
What is the dilfcreiice between hope
"Desire is a tree in leaf, hope is a
tree in (lower, and enjoyment is a tree
"What is eternity?"
"A day without yesterday or to-morrow
a line that, has no end."
"What is lime.'"
"A line that has two ends a path
which begins iu the. cradle and ends
in the tomb."
"What is Cod?"
"The necessary being, the sum of
eternity, the machinist of nature, the
eye ol justice, I tie watch maker of the
universe, the soul of the world."
"Does Cod reason?"
"Man reasons because he doubts, he
deliberates, he decides. Cod is om
niscient: he never doubts he therefore
In nn advertisement by a railway
company of some uncalled-for go""
the letter L has, by accident, droned
from the word lawful, and it reads
"l'eoplc to whom thi'C packages
are directed nre rcoarsted to come
forward and pay the awful charges on
lover recently toll us that his
tl was equal to five "fulls" beauti
ful, duti-ful youth-ful aw-ful, and arm
Number 1. i
A Fact.---It is an established fact
that no man or no firm has ever ad
vertised business on a grand scale
without making money. They may
havo spent it faster than they made it,
they may have lost, but advertising
paid. If there bo a shade of a doubt
as to this, let the reader recall all the
instances of persevering advertising,
most editors can recall many, which
have manifested themselves in the
newspapers of late years, and he will
be astonished at finding the propor
tion of them which have speedily rea
lized fortunes. If asking how we
know whether such enterprise is suc
cessful, we answer "by the advertising
itself." When we see by our exchan
ges that this or that vendor expends
fifteen, twenty, or thirty thousand dol
lars, a year for advertising, and see
this continue for several years, we re
quire no ol her proof of success. There
is, now-a-days, nothing so certain as
advertising, when a man has some
thing to sell, and the public wil indeed
buy almost anything when they find
that eviy body else has it.nnd that it
is "spoken of." Observations mada
during the past year in advertising,
have convinced us that of all business
supports there is none so reliable or
profitable as advertising. Philadel
Tur. Srot.r.x Seuinr. There lived at
Atterclilf, near shcllield, about the
year )7ti0, a watchmaker named
Huntsman. Ho. was very much dissat
islied with the quality ol'steel of which
watch springs were made in bis day,
and beset himself to the task of think
ing out the cause of inferiority. Mr.
Huntsman correctly inferred that the
imperfection of such watch-springs a
came iu his way was referable to tho
fact of the irregular conversion of
"steelilicalitin" of the metal of their
manufacture. "If" thought he, 'l can
melt a piece of steel and cast it into
an ingot, the composition of the latter
should lie regular and homogeneous."
He tried und he succeeded. Tho
fame of Huntsman's steel beeamo
widely spread, hut the discoverer took
care not to designate it by the name of
cast steel, under which it is now fa
inilliarly known. That was his se
cret. About 1770, a large manufacto
ry of his peculiar steel was established
at Atterelill'e. The process was xvrap
ped iu secrecy by evry means which
j the inventor could command. A'ono
but workmen of credit and character
were engaged, and they wore forbid
I den to disclose the secret of the manu
j factory by a stringent form of oath.
: At last Huntsman's secret was stolen
, in the following manner:
"One night in midwinter, as tin tall
chimney of the AtlercliU'e steelworks
i belched forth its smoke, giving promise
iofn roaring lire, a stranger knocked
I at the door of Air. Huntsman's factory.
I It was a bitter night; the snow fell fast,
(lit! wind howled across the moor;
nothing, (hen, could seem moro natu
ral than that tlie tired wafarer should
I ....1.- n vviiiMti finriini' ivlif.r,, iu. mui-ltf:
lay his head. He knocked, and the
door opened. A workman presented
himself, of whom the walurer humbly
begged admission. Although the
rules were to admit no one, (he work
man, alter scanning the traveller over,
and discovering suspicions about him,
granted the request, and let him in.-
reigning lo be completely worn out
with cold and fatigue, the wayfarer
s ink upon the floor of the factory, and
soon nppearetl to have gone to sleep.
To go to sleep, however, was far from
his intention. He saw all that he
cared to see. lie saw the workmen
cut bars of steel into little bits, then
placo in eru ibles, with enormous
tongs, and pour the liquid contents into
a mould. Mr. lluntsman'a factory
had nothing moro to disclose. This
was tho secret of cast steed.
A lady advertising for a husband is
particular to have it understood tbat
"none need apply who arc under six
feet." imoii which an exchange re-
j 'n,nt lady is strongly in favor of
ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOL
LA US TO THE CHURCHES IN
TUe propojiu'oo made two weeks sine
jn th Journal in regard to giving ) 150
it, ihd three churches in our town, will
rt.msi,i open for acceptance until th 1st
,ay of February, 1859. Lest lotua may
have forgotten ilia conditions we will
name thefn again: Th Cumbeiland Prea
byterians.ihe Melhoiliitsandthe Baptim,
each denomination are respectful! In
vited to procure us 75 subscribers at 12
apiece, making $150, which sun ia to be
divided equally between them, we furnish
ing the Home Journal one year gratia.
These subscribers rausi all be paraoaf
who have hitherto never taken oer f paO
nd are not taking it now.
December 23, 1 8W.
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