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X; r Jiny ..PIEASANTON'S i rtn of T.nV13. 1 connot romeniber the time when I was ,1 in love with KUty PJonsonton. It ,,st have been begun when we wore both ... T am euro I loved her as we tat Ltherby the roadside soaking our don ion stems in the little puddlea of wa- rto ronke them curl. My passion was n0 wiso abated, when somewhat later limbed cherry treesat her biddings nor 'liter yet when at a dancing school I Avkwardly mado my new-loirnt bow, and ;'Iked herto be my partnor; nor 1 am Jil.,M virna HIV bovish nassion at oil damped w wiro. " i .. - IT . Nrftiun TwAivt firt I Ifillml lV swoot Iittlo Kilty changed bv soma el ation, from a lovely child to a be itching young woman. She was almost :...' when I parted from her throe Lrs before the woman was vory like die child there was me same rosy enema, L samo pouting, Innocent mourn, tne rsontiment was added, which mado my cart thrill Willi ?vv rsuiunvu qij gafcou ukuivV said I to her one day, after I ,i bflfln at home a wook or two, and I Lnd I could rostrain my self no longer, tKitty, I'm very much in love with you, L knnw as well as 1 do. I've al ways been in love with you, and I fancy ou aro in love with me; but now I want outo promise to marry mo." I paused, jtlitty made no answer, and 1 said: "you like me, Kitty, don't you ?'; if "First tell me," said Kitty, blushing, ml with an odd mixture or delight anil Lhfulness in her face, "if you've made is what is called an offer?" TTobe sure I have, ray darling, I re tlied; an offer which 1 trust and hope ou'll accept." "Don't bo too sure of that, said Kit ty, demurely. . "Kitty, you love me?" I exclaimed. Is "That's my secret,", replied the pro Itoking little thing, "but at any rate," she I .ontinued, "I 'should not possibly think I if accepting the very first offer I ever f cceived I shouiu do moruueu uu mo est of my lifo if I did. No indeed;no I ;rl of sDirit would dream of accepting iter first offer, as if she should never have ; Lothcr. Excusb mo, James, I can't poss ly accept you till I've had at least one jhther oiler." i "Rut mv dearest Kitty," I bcean. i "Kittv! Kittv! Kitty!" she exclaimed; 'fwill Mr. Brunt bam to call me by ray Iropor name? I confess I did hope that j tin receiving my 'first offer,' the person Siaking it would nddres me with proper tnurtesv. and in a manner bofiting the oc lasion, giving me my name of Katherine; put now you V8 gons ami bjvuuu ii an. i -'Oh. I suddoso vou wanted a stiff, cer fmonious proposal in form," I observed; Hut I'm no Sir Charles Granditon, Kit- lv Katherine. I would say, therfore, I'nn'thp foolish: be content to know in -Main words that my whole heart is yours; rfind have the good sense to accept your Mtsl offer, since your second may not be o good." 'i But in vain were my arguments and f reasonings. Kitty was determined not to " accept her first offer, aud finding her res- oluto I changed my tone, and acquiescing jiii her views, confessed that I too had a I certain pride on that point, and should be t frather mortified to knowthatmy wife had Ifiicverhadony offer but that I had myself ''Irnade her; and so I promised to suspond i Iniy suit till Kitty should bo so fortunate f las to receive an offer from some other ' Ici'jartcr. INow, not lar trom where Jtuuy aweu. there was a favorite dell, or bower, or something of that kind, to which she dai ly repaired with some chosen volume to sit and read. All my endeavors to persuade her to allow me to accom pany her thither had always been quite ill vuiu. J-V.ni wa iiuu jwv- ring her undisturbed solitude, and I was daily doomed to an hour or two of the mopes during hor romantic woodland visit. . In pursuance with his custom, Kitty set out soon after the conversation I have sketched, declining, as usual, my offer of companionship. Not more than half an hour had re lapsed after she had reached her favorite seat, era her attention was attracted by a young gentleman who was finishing in the brook which flowed near her. ivitty drew back a little on seeing him, but hcrcuri ous eye occasionally wandered toward the stranger, ; The latter no sooner perceived his fair I observer than he bowed with an air of po 1.2 . - . litene33, and advancing a lew steps, ven tured to address a few words of common place greeting. The young man's words were indeed common-place, but his eyes wore far more eloquent than his tongue they plainly informed , the fair Kitty that she had found another admirer. Kit ty, highly flatterd, received the stranger's advances graciously, and the youth be ing by no moans bashful, half an hour Cri 1 1 11.1 ll 1 ln4inw AAn.lt. Irt A rt O ! I If AVI various topics of interest. Kitty's stay A in the woods was something longer than i usual that afternoon. ; II "What is the matter?" I asked on meeting her soon after her return home. "Your eyes sparkle, - and you look as though you had met a fairy in your after noon ramble.". , 7 . ' "It is better than a fairy,", cried Kitty breathlessly,' "it is a young man." "Indeed!"! ejaculated, with a whistle 'Yes, James," she replied, "and he is so handsome so agreeable so delight ful, that I can't say how things might go if he were to make me, one of these days, my second offer." "You can't impose on me in that kind of way, 'sweet Kitty.'so don't attempt it," 1 exclaimed: "1 11 bo bound the im pudent fellow, whom I won't object to speaking a bit of nr irind to, it not 1 handsomer or more agreeable than I am rnjieit." THE WM. J, SUTTER, VOLUME 1. Kitty laughed aloud in derision. "He's a thousand times namisomor man you aro," sho cried, scornfully, "and as much mora entertaining a he is moro hand somo." "Como. Kitty, don't be too cutting too cruel," I began, but Kitty drew hor- solf up with dignity. "They call me Katherine, who do speak to me, sir," she said. 'Katharine, fiddle-sticks!" 1 cried. "Kitty is the prettiest and sweetest name in the world, and comes natural to mo don't bother me with yourKotherines." "I dare say you may like it, said ivit ty, pouting half angrily, "but I don't. It's too free. How would you like it if I persisted in calling you $im? I declare I'll cull you Jim, if you go on callingmo Kitty." "Do so, if you like," I replied, "and it will soon sound to me like tie sweetest name in the world. But may I presume tobegfrommy fair and gracious Lady Katherine a description of this wood Adonis she has been encountering?" "He is tall," began Kitty. "Taller than I?" I interrupted. Kitty almost annihiliated me with a look. "By at least half a foot and of an elegant figure," she continued with markod emphasis. "He was dressed in fishing costume, which greatly became him." "I have on old fishing blouse up stairs I muttered sotto voce, I think I will get it out.' "The young man's manners wcro un commonly easy and gentlemanly, and withal perfectly respectful and deferen tial," continued Kitty. "Having once ascertained my name, he never once for got himself so far as to abreviate it, his conduct contrasting favorably in that respect with some of my friends." "Well, Kitty," said I, "what other per fections ha3 your hero, or have you ex hausted your list?" "Far from it," said Kitty," indignant ly. "Ho wears his hair parted down in the middle like a poet, or that charming Signor Pozzolini in the part of the Ed- gardo- "Or a Methodist parson," I observed. "And beside all thai," continued tt.lt- ty, "he has a mustache." "Alastbest gut, saiu i, uui iviuy, that perfection, I hope, will not be very dii icu t oi acnioveineiH. i n uukw mnmiw. Let me sec tall handsome nereeable good manners elegant fig nre. and a musiacnc: un mo ivuuio, . w . i n .1.. k'ittv. T think I'm verv much otraia oi my rival." "You havo cause," ivitty repueu, wun erave dienitv. O .... .'. , T ' . i L 1 1... Tho nextday wncn ivmy reaeneu nei ittle retreat, she found the stranger again n its neighborhood; l must uo me imie ... . , r . 1 . 1 I I . ccnuettotho instice of confessing that sho did look startled, and indeed vexed, when she saw him; but perhaps thinking it too late to retreat, sho advanced timidly. The vouth met her with many apolo gies, and a plausible pretence fcr his in- trusion, wnicn sue tuum nut canuoi while something flattering in his manner mado her blushingly divine that the hope of again seeing her had been tho true cause ol hi3 reappearance, no mai as it might, the stranger, perhaps to give Kittv time to recover her conlulence, im mediately sauntered off in pursuit of his sport, and Kitty, lancying she had seen the last of the new admirer, drew forth her book, and settling herself in a mossy corner began to read. She however had scarcely succeeded sn hxing her atten tion on its pages belore the pertinacious stranger reappeared, and declaring that fishing was dull work, and that the nsn would not bite, he composodly sea ted himself at Kitty's feet, and begged to know the name of tho book she was reading. "Tennyson's Princess," replied Kitty, curtly. The imperturable stranger declared the book a great favorite of his, and began to talk so entertainingly of books and au thors, and Kitty warmed by the subject, forgot to be dignified, and an animanted discourse on favorite authors ensued. Afterward the young man begged per mission to read her a few passages he rind salected. which were tho very ones Kittv loved best; ho read them well too, and Kitty's bright eyes sparkled with de 1 irrht as sho listened. Turning at last to the exciuisite concluding interview be tween Ida and the young prince, the stran ger's voice became more and moro and more earnest as he read, till coming to the words Indeed I love thee) come Yield thyself up mine hope and thine tre'one i Accomplish thou my manhood ind thyself Ly thy sweet hands In mine and trust to me ho suddenly flung tho book aside, exclaim ing ' "What words! what words! What would I not give for courage to utter them to the being I love best on the earth!" Tha 6tanger paused a moment, and then broke forth impetuously: "This forced silence is all in vain tho words I would repress will come. . In vain have I striv en to be piudent cautious to allow you time not to startle you lovely, be witching Miss Katherine you are your self the object of my adoration to whom I would say much if I dared," and there upon the youth rather, melodramatically HOME PUBLISHED WINCHESTER,, TENN., MARCH 20, 1857. foil on onn khco, and forthwith procee ded to rnnko Kitty n very plain offer of his hand. Meanwhile Kitty had risen from hor scat, anJ recovering from her astonish ment, sho drew herself up with dignity and ropliod, "I hardly know, sir, what you mean by your very strange conduct. Tho liberty you havo taken has made me very nensible of my own imprudence in having allowed the ndvancos ol a stran ger so presuming an error I shall bo careful not to ropeat." So saying, my proud little Kitty (never had sho looked no handsome) turned from the stranger with a distant bow, and walked directly homo. 1 did not see Jvitty till some time alter her return; perhaps she was recovering her spirits in her room, lor when 1 met her she was as full of mischief as ever. "Well, Jamos, why don't you ask mo about my adventures to-day?" she in quired. "liecause," I replied, "1 didn't suppose you would be so imprudent as to go again today where you would bo likely to en counter the insolent puppy who presum ed to address you yesterday." "Ididnt in tho least expect him to bo there," said Kitty blushing and some what cenfused, "but he was there." "Ofcourso," I replied, gruffly. "Well, was your Adonis as handsome and agree able as ever?" "More so," cried Kitty, recovering her composure; "uo looked more iviasaniouo like than ever in his hshing dress; and for ontortainment ho first read mo all the finest part of Tennyson's Princess, and then ruade a marriage proposal, end I lon't think any man could be expected to do more in one afternoon." "I should think not, indeed,"aidl; "pray what reply did you make to the rascal? that you had a friend at home who would bo happy to kick him well for his insolence! "Far from It," said Kitty; "what my reply was is my secrot and his; but for you, my poor James, I'm sorry for you it's all ovr witii you, and your oner. "Why, you good for nothing, little de ccitful puss!" cried I losing all patience there never was a more arrant dissembler living. Behold, how plain a tale shall put you down! for lo, 1 myself, disguised merely by a little paint, a fishing blouse, a false mustache, and a change in the ar rangement of my hair, was in my own person this elegant, captivating, hand some, agreeable stranger whose praises you have been so lavishly sounding." Poor Kitty was completely confoun ded. "How could I have been so stupid?" she murmured, and the voice, too, which sounded so familiar all the time!" Yes, Kitty, you're caught," snid I, "and to punish you for attempting to palm a wicked falsehood upon me, I shall im pose a two-fold fine. Frst, you shall kiss me, and then fix our wedding day, which must bo very shortly, for I'm going to Paris in a month, and you must go with mo. Kittv cave a little scream, and declar ed that she could not think of submitting to either of my penalties; but in vain she sfrncfrled and nrotested I had her in mv arms, and finding at last all her ef forts to release herself Iruitless, tier jests and laughter suddenly changed to earnest tenderness, and closing her arms round me. she said. "As vou will dear dearest Jamie!" "One month from to-day, then, my own, sweat, darling Kitty," I began "Katharine !" whispered Kitty. "Katharine!" I repeated, smiling at her nertinacity on this point "one montn from to-day, my Katharine "You never put any adjectives before Katharine," murmured Kitty, evasively hidinec her blushing and pouting face. "My own dear, gracious, winning, be witchine. most ktssable Katharine," said I. "shall it be as I say?" 'If mamma chooses," whispered Kitty, And so I persuaded tho s weetest and pret tiest eirl in tho country to accept her first and only lover; and though to this day my merry little wife often complains that I defrauded her, by my tricks, ol her nat ural, womanly rights of breaking two or threo hearts, at least, ere she made one man supremely blest, still she generally concludes her reproaches in a mannermost flattering to my vanity, by declaring tkat she had two otters alter ail, and that each of them was worth a thousand common ones. . 'We are apt to mistake our vocation in looking out of the way lor occasions exercise great ana rare virtues, anu mep nine over the ordinary ones which lie di roctlv in the road bofore us. When we read we fancy we could b martyrs; when we come to act we hnd we cannot bear provoking word. Let People Talk. The man that ha9 no enemies may at once conclude he has no narts. for it is ai naturnal for Iitttl minds to enty and detract from that which is ereat as it is for water to seek a levc Ahillhai nasscd tho Legislatuse of Vireinia prohibising tha Banks from issu in? or navinir out any bank "note fcrcir culation, except of the denomination of fiv dollars, ten dollars, or ni n-ne mu tiple of ten dollar?." WEEKLY. Written for tho Horn Juurnal. THE HEART. ny mhs. adelia c. ouaveh. 01 moJdle not with human heart, So ikllcuto a tiling, Ha fragile etrlnn, to tear nptrt, That round each other cling. Bwcot music do they vnlic, If all In unison are tljcro, Hut vain for melody we call, If one the strain forbear. Our life is mads of thousand springs. And dies If one be gone, Thus with the heart's Inwoven ntrlngn, lr wanting only ouo. Vor It is not a shattered lyre, That may he tunod anew, Aui when swift fingers press tho wire, Breathe notM, a ever, truo. l'is but a frail and frngile flower, 'J'hut crushed, we strive in vain, With all the charmer's magic power, To malic it bloom again. WlttHKSTBH, Tknn., 17. Written for the Home Journal. TO !.. Yes, my dearest, to thy own sunny ..Wand; Its fluivery vales and ptupcrcMed lilfchhn Isj Its S(irkllng rills, and deep blue watnr:-! Its fair sunny skip's, end charming daughters. Its sjiicy gales, and Roft winds sighing Through starry nights, with the tire-flics fiyingi And the purpling east, that heralds the morning, With sparkling dews the green hills adorning. Ah ! yes, my dearest, let there be our homo, Willi a life of love, never more to roamj The wish or thy heart I God grant it may ho, liver in future a glory tothee. Ah I yes, my dearest, let thy homo bn mine, Ever enraptured with a love dlvinej Jtevor lading, till hushed in death's last Bleep, And .ingcls o'er our grave, their vigils keep. NEMO. WiNCimsraii, March, 1837. Where i the West? The editor of the Presbyterian Herald ofLouisville.Ky says that, visiting Fort Leavnr-'prth, five or six hundred milus west of Louisville, he said to the commander : '1 suppose you begin to tcei, away out here, that you have.ot last discovered that mdeunable region called 'the West 'No, sir,' said he, 'we are Jiving in the cast yet. Four hundred miles west of us, near Fort Laramie, is the geugrajihi cal centre of the U. States.' 1 here is a neirro woman in Virginia who has no ears, and yet can hoar dis inctly by opening her mouth. . An inteligent nurseryman, M. B. Bntc ham, of Columbus Ohio, states that tin fears of injury to tho fruit buds by the ro it intense cold ore Groundless, lie has examined the buds, ami they ore uninjui ed. Rather a Mistake. A friend ofmino was once present at tho house of a French ady in Canada when n violent thunder storm commenced, The shutters were immediately closed, and the room dark enod. The lady of tho house, nof'will g to leave safety of her company to chance, began to search her closet for bottle of holy water, which, by a sudden ih of lightning, she fortunately found The bottle wag uncorked, and its contents immediately sprinkled over the ladies and gentlemen. It was a most dreadful storm, and lasted n considerable time; she there fore redoubled her sprinklings and bene dictions at every clap of thunder and flash of lightning. At length the party were "providentially saved from its efl- ects, which tha good lady attributed sole ly to the precious water; but when the shuttors were opened and the light admit ted, the company found, to their borror, and the destruction of their white gowns and muslin handkerchiefs, their coats, waistcoats, and pantloons, that instead of holy water this pious lady had sprinkled them with ink. Lambert's Travels. All the gold coin in the world if mel ted down and cast in a solid mass would make a column not more than ten feet square and eight feet high. The Printer's Devil and His Love. A printer's devil was pierced in the heart With charms ot a little miss; Quoth he to the lass," My dear ore we part, Let us seal our love with a kiss. The maiden replied, as the imp she eyed, "Dost thou think 1 II let you revel Where others before you have vainly tried- No, no, 1 11 not kiss the devil! Years have rolled along, and the sweett little lafs Became an old sorrowful maid; Sho lived like a queen was rich but, alas! Her beauty all had decayed. Ones azain they met, and the old maid tried To recall her former issue, But he gaily smiled, and only replied. "The devil now wouldn t kiss you! oso, said sn arrani quacK, while feeling thepulso of a patient,"lhat vou think me a fool?" 0 Sir." replied the sick "man. "I per ceiveyou can discover a man's thoughts by bis pulse." It is currently reported, and generally boleived, that somo people aro no batta than they ouht to le. PROPRIETOR. NUMBER 10. SPANI3H H0N0R3 TO DE. KANE. The New Orleans Vicayitna, in sum ming up tho last odvico from Havana, says: 'Dr. Kano, the distinguished Artie voy ager, died on the loth, nn.l ins remains aro brought over in tho Cahawho, to be forwarded to Philadelphia, via tho river, Tho greatest sympathy was shown by tho natives ol tho Island, and neveribelore has such attention been paid to any foreign er. The Captain Generul attended the funernal obsequies in person, and the corpse was brought off to the steamship in the barge of his Excellency. An im mense concourse attended the body to the place or embarkation, and every atten tion and courtesy was shown- -The Dai- no dc la Marina announces the death of Dr. Kane on the evening of the 10th with much feeling, and says: 'Tho loss of so distinguished a personage, who, at the ago ol thirty-hvo, had made his name lllustri ous by two voyages to tho Arctic regions lor scictiticniliscoveries.must bo sensibly felt. JJr. Kane has rendered many and important discoveries to science, go- ography, zoolety, and medicine. The world cannot but feel the loss of a trav clor who penetrated to tho 82 0 of north latitude, and to scedisapper irom among the living a man who had consecratod Ins 1 1 lo to the acquistiori of knowledge use ful to mankind.' The highest honor wero paid the deceasod by the most ilia- tinuished officers of the island. The Way to Wis a Simplr Woman's Love. Let your hair hang in superfluous ringlets over your neck and shoulders; never suffer a razor to touch your face; squeeze yoursolf into a coat of mulberry ciotn; put on a vest striped with green yellow and red pants checked with blua. crimson and purple; shove your feet into a pairof boots with the heols at least three Inches high; dangle n little black cane, tipped with brass: a huge bras rine upon your little finder, and you will the lion of the day,-and win the heart of any simple llirt you meet with. "I wish you would not smoke cigars," said a plump little black-eyed girl to her lover. "Why may I not smoke as well as your chimney?" liecause chimneys don't smoke when they ore in good order." Ho has quit smoking. A Rf.I'Vpmi; am) a Monarchy. A Contrast The New York Times in the course of a caiefully prepared article, makes a contrast between the condition of Great Britain and the United States. It is highly flattering to tho latter. The treasury returns for 135ij show that the out standing public debt of tho federal government amounted to 50, "727,000; while the public debt of. the various States amounted to $190, 718,000 form ing together only $221,000,000. The public debt of Great Britinn before the late war was 707,000,000 pounds, to which the 21,000,000 pounds, new loans, were added daring the war- together 813,000,000 pounds sterling, or about for ty hundred and ninety millions dollars. mi - 1 .. -1, .1 1 1 tie indirect taxation paid Dy me poopie of tho United Statc3 for the support of the federal government in tho shape ol im post duties amounts to sixty-lour mil- ions dollars. The direct and indirect taxation paid by the people of Great Bri tain for the support of the erown, in the way of customs and exercise duties, stamps, income tax, and property tax, amounts to sixty tour millioiii sterling, or about five fold the burden of the peo ple of the United btatos. 1 he expenses ot tno j ri tioii uovcrn- ment are thus, in our currency, lor a single year, $320,000,000, or about one hundred millions more than the whole principal of the public debt of the Feder al and State Governments. The treas ury returns also show that our system of railway, which embrace about 23,242 miles, stands in capital and funded debt seven hundred and thirty-six millions dol lars, though costing, by the aid of Stato and city loans, about 8829,739,400, or $35,700 per mile; while the system of Great Britain, embracing only 3,33 1 miles stands in capital and funded debts, six teen hundred and seventeen millions dol lars, $194,135 per mile. And it further appears that the whole railway debt of the country, in the shape of mortages and debentures, is $434,230,000, while the tha same incumbrances upon tho Eng lish system reach nearly this sum in de bentures alone, say $375,209,000, while including what aro known as preferen ces shares tho sum total is $C JO, '.'6,000. Wi have heard of a good many enthu siastic lovers in lime, but we think thai Mr. Toots takes 'em all down: "If I cooldbe dyed black". he sayed to Captain Cuttle, "and made Miss Dom bey's slsvelskoulp consider it a. compli. ment; or, if at the sacrifice of my proper ty, I could get transmigrated Into hr I should be so perfectly sapv, 1 nrvcr would "p waggnis my tail. WiNOtmsTBR and Alabama Uah.hod. Wo lenrn from the FaycUvillo Olnrvir that Col. V. K. Stevenson mado a sprnch j nt that pi, ico on lliu '2i IrifUnt. in luUtW of the Winchester and Alabama Huih road. At this conclusion, tho subcrtp. tion boka were reopened, at dusk &H8,. OUO had beon taken, leaving onlp $ 12, 000 to lo inndo up. An energetic, deter, getic, determined, 'earnest effort on the part of tho friends of the Kond, will so- euro this groat Lincoln Improvement. - in Mon may sophisticnto ns they please; they can novnr iiiako i; right not. to pay thoir debts. Tin: ro in a sin in this neglect, tin clear and deserving of church lidciplirie us in Moaling or false swearing. IIotwlio violates hi.s pioiniso to pay or witholds the payment of a debt when it is in his power to meet bin engagement, oiiidit to bo muile to feel that in tho sight of nn honest man ho is u swindler. Re- igion inny be a very comfortablo cloak, t.t.iii i . n i i under winch lohulc, but il religion docs not make q mini "deal justly," it is i,t worth having. A Cut. to tub Mi iiui-.kkii Fovnd. A di.-'pulch from New York, dated the 11th irist., states the coroner's investigation ;f the murder of Dr. IHirdrdl continues. To-dnv a witness testified that ho hoard a cry of murder oi the night beforo the dead body of the Doctor was discovered, and afterwards .saw Lckrl como to tho front door of the house, in his sliirt Treves. It is universally believed that this testi mony fastens the crime upon him. Then; is great excilnient in ndatioli to the affair. Hascauty Abounding The gospel is preached to the people regularly, all over the country religious papers and maga zines nre circulated in families, and many valuable persons set good examples be fore the world but notwithstanding nil this, ini:l more, observation tenches us that rascality abounds in all classes of society. Petty thefts are daily commit ted such as robbing money drawer?, stealing clothes, and dry goods, chickens, ducks, corn, and other ratablcs. Strol ling vagabonds, dealers in counterfeit money, and diseased horses are all over the country. Gamblers, traveling and local, and resident rouges, are all on the alert. Pious villains, with faces as sanc tified ns tho moral law, arc keeping fals accounts, and swearing to thein, for the sake of gain. Whiskey shops are selling by the smuil, in violation of the law, Drng stores training up drunkards) in high life, and affording facilities forSab- bath drinking which can be had no wdiero els- The rich are oppressing the poor, and tho poor are content to live in rags and idleness. Country dealers pi pro duce coaie to town and exact two prices for all thoy have to sell, and the owners of real estate in towns are asking double rents, to the injury of buisness mid tde grwth of towns- Banks and corpora tions, intended for the public good, havo their favorites, and are partial in iho dis tribution of favor?. Families persecute and envy each oilier- Individuals flan dcr their bolters. Parsons of low origin put on airs, and falsely pretend to be more than they aie. Cheating and misrepre sentation a re the order of the day, gener ally. In politics there is very little pa triotism or love of country, while dcma- gouges sook to mislead, and buildup their own fortunes at the hazard of ruining the country. In religion there is more hy pocrisy than grace, and the biggest scoun drels living, crowd into die church with a view to cloak their rascally designs, and mora effectually to servo the Devil! In a word, rascality abounds among all classes and in all countries. The Devil is stalking abroad in open daylight, with out the precaution to dress himself. And if the present generation of men ronid see themselves in tho Gospel Glass, iey aro is black as Hell. Droicnloto's Whig. A country editor rcccved the following "stop my paper;" "Dear Sir: I have looked carefully over you; paper six months for the death of an individual I was acquainted with, but as yet not a single soul I care about l;;is dropped oiF. You will please have my name Prasad." I.v tiik Dark. We, dwellers in t!ii. world of error, are like men walking through tho streets of a city on a foggy morning. Every one fancies that imme diately around himseff there id little or no fog, but around others, at a little distance from him, he perceives it to be thick and blinding; and they, in turn, make a pre cisely similar mistake about themselves and him; oach deeming it quite clear where he hims'dt' is, and that all the rest are in tno aar. O.vk Co.vsoiATtox. It i3 so far fortu nate that the gentlemon's fashions do not keep pace with the ladies': or else, by this time, their hats would have dwindled down to the size of a charity-boy's ruuffin cap, and their trousers would have swollen out to about doublrt th.j siro of thoseof aTurk and Dutchman st'.tched together! Punch, Lif.j wo aro told, is sec the wav in which a journey; and to nnw people eat, you would imiziuo they were taking x . . provisions to last theiu all the way How it Leak Oct. Little Jake: "Ms, does pa kiss you because ho loves you?" "To ho sure, onny; why did you ask that question?" "Because, 1 gucNi h !o.s Bridget, for I fen him kiss her dog,:,n"r 11 forty tuns Inst Monday when you was n nmctinc;. Unr iritorin.nu i:t.4n Mrtp t.'! pa u h'l.n. J .. in T t - 'V V 4 J.