UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA LIBRARY
ATHENS, GEORGIA, THURSDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 22, 1855.
BY JOHN H. CHRISTY,
•OITOK AND riorimot.
Terms of Subscription.
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ance: otherwise, TH REE DOLLARS will be charged
Krtn order that the price of the papei may not lie in
the wav ofa large circulation, Club* will be supplied
at the following low rates.
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for each subsequent insertion.
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Candidates Will he charged $5 for announcements,
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When the number of insertions is not markedon and
advertisement, it will be published till forbid, and
fcnsinnjs null ^rnfrssinnal Curtis,
J 6 H N H. C H RI ST Y,
PLA1M MYD FAMCY
Book and Job Printer,
"Franklin Job Office,’’ Athens, Ga.
**, All work entrusted to bis eare faithfully, correctly
and punctually executed, at prices correspond-
)an!8 ing with the hardnrssof the times. tf
C. R. LOMBARD,
over the Store of Wilson A Veal. Jan
PITNER & ENGLAND.
Wholesale A Retail Dealers in
HARDWARE, SHOES AMD BOOTS,
April 6 Athens, Ga.
MOORE & CARLTON,
SILK, FANCY AND STAPLE GOODS.
HARDWARE AND CROCKERY.
April No. .1, Granite Row. Athens, Ga.
LUCAS & BILLUPS,
WHOLESALE AMD RETAIL DEALERS /.V
GROCERIES, HARDWARE, «tc. Ac.
No. 2, Broad Street. Athens.
WILLIAM G. DELONY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Office over the store ol Wm SI. Morton St Son
'Will attend promptly t<> all business entrust
ed to hi* care. Athens, April G
Attorney at lev,
kicks.—C. Peeples, Esq. )
W. L. Mitchell, Esq. f Athens
Col. B.F.IIardcmnn, Lexington,
Samuel Freeman, Esq. Xewnnn,
Gabriel Nash, Esq. Danielsville
J. S. PETERSON,
BOOKSELLER &. STATIONER,
DEALS ALSO IN
FAMCY GOODS, PERFUMERY, AMD PAPER
SUiX or THE MAMMOTH BOOK,
flamer of Broad Street and College Avenue, opposite
the Newton House, Athe.vs, Ga.
ART UNION SOCIETY
VALUED AT $300,000!!!
Certificates for this Year, ONE DOLLAR.
T HE memliers of the Art Union Society, on the oc
casion of this the tenth distribution of the
WORKS OF* ART
Society to extend their labors for the advancement of the
ARTS AND SCIENCES
In this country. The certificates of shares will be issued
at Oxx Doll**, accompanying which each purchaser
will receive free of charge, by return mail, a beautiful
Line and Stipple Engraving, entitled
Washington on Dorchester Heights.
Representing an eventful period in the history of our
#3T1* will be seen, by referring to the list,that there
arc many valuable pieces of property,many costly paint
ings, superb statuary, beautiful engrarings, costly jew
elry, magnificent si.awls, and other beautiful gifts,such
as clocks, watches, illuminated works. &c., to the num
ber of five hundred thousand—worth $300,000.
As the Society expects to remove to the New Hall ar
Washington by the middle of une, the distribution
will take place on the
FIRST OF JULY, 1855.
The same rules and regulations that have heretofore
guided the Society’s distributions will be adhered to in
this, and on no account will theie bo any postponement
from the day named. All letters and communications,
[post paid] for cert'flcates, or on business, are to be ad
dressed to tbe
Southern Office In Washington.
NEW FALL AND WINTER
At Greatly Reduced Prices!
A RE now receiving a large and handsome
assortment of all kinds of goods suited to
erection for the Society in the city of Washington,they
will add the real estate and other landed property be
longing to the Society, to the
DISTRIBUTION FOR THIS YEAR.
At the last meeting cf the Society, it was determined
to reduce the certificate of share lor this Grand Enter-
ptise to one dollar each, thinking (hereby that ic will
lie the means of a more general diffusion of the works glorv nett sliirts Art «f atpiv stvlc & miiilitv
ol artists throughout the country, and will enable tho 8,crj * nelt su,rl8 > <s - c - OI ever Y siyieKmuaUlv,
this market, and offer great inducements to
those wishing to purchase. The; have
Ladies’ Dress Goods.
Consisting of Merinos, Cashmeres, Bomba*
zines, French and English Muslin DeLaines,
Black Alpacca8, black Canton cloths, mourn
ing crapes, English crapes, new styles plaid
silks, handsome plaid cashmeres and delanes,
plain-black silks, nil qualities, French cam
bric, calicoes, ginghams, Ac. A large and
handsome lot of Winter Shawls, Gloves, Ho-
FERRY & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, TRUNKS,
■•twacn Dr. Longs’ and Peterson’s corner.
Broad Street, Athens, Ga.
P. A. SUMMEY & BROTHER,
Whole sal* and Retail Dealers in
■Staple Goods, Hardware, Crockery,
AMD ALL 1WCDS OF GROCERIES,
Carner of WaiHnd Broad streets, Athens
WILLIAM N. WHITE,
WIIOLK8ALE AND RETAIL
BOOKSELLER AND STATIONER,
And Maesjiaper and Magazine Agent
MUSIC and MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
LAMPS, fine cctlerv, FANCT GOODS, AC.
*, College Avenue, Newton House, Athens, Ca
aigaaf •• White’*UniM""’' " * — ”
Draper and Tailor,
College Avenne, Athens, Ga.—four doors
from the Post Office. April 6.
T. BISHOP & SON,
ITholesale and Retail Grocers,
April 6 No. 1, Broad street, Athens.
MUTUAL INSURANCE CO.
HexryD. Weed, Pres.—Jxo. R Wilder, Sec.
r IE above Company in row prepaied to take Fire
Kink* in thi* place, and the adjoining counties, on
avorabU terms. Apply to S. i. MAYS. Agent
JAMES M. ROYAL,
H AS removed hie shop to Mitchell’s old
Tavern, one door east of Grady <k Nicb-
•laou’s—where he keeps always on han.l a
general assortment of articles in his line, and
(•alwaysready to fill orders in the best style
-Jan 28 tf
they may name in their letter, to be forwarded free of
charge for tho time of subscription, ooe year.
The following list constitutes a pan of the
GIFTS FOR 1855:
The splendid House and Lot of the Art Union So
ciety, situated in Rmadway, $00,000
A superb dwelling, the residence ol the lato An
son CMtit7.tr, Esq. 15,000
The beautiful summer residence, Gothic cottage,
and grounds, at Hawk’s Nest,on the Hudson, 20,000
5 small dwellings, situated on the lot bolongingto
the Society, in 92d street, 10,000
10 magnificent camel’s hair shawls. They are the
most beautiful work of art ever beheld’, 10,000
•f sets of diamond jewelry—consi-ting of 7 pieces
each—all antique patterns, in a beautiful pearl
jewel box, 10,000
10 sets ol pearl jewelry, consisting of 7 pieces
each, all different styles, and of Persian man’f 5,000
12 gold watches for ladies, very beautiful and cu
rious works of art; one the s : ze of a hall dime, 700.
10 watches for gentlemen, all very heavy of dif
ferent styles and patterns, 1,300
50 Bondere, Toilet and Dressii g Cases for ladies,
some finished in pearl |«ttcrns—Louis XIV. 2,50li
1 large clock, a very beautiful work of art, made
by Lipordi at Cologne, finished in a stylo of
beauty and art unsurpassed, " 1,000
1,000 gold thimbles, all different patterns, very
50,000 illuminated albums, different styles and
00 copies of the lives of great painters, superbly
boiiiiu, with an engraving oi eacti artist, 2,000
200 copies of Griswold's Republican Court,splen
didly hot nd, with tinted engravings. -1,000
100 copies of Boy dell’s illustrations d t^bakspeare.
To the admirers of the great pet, this woik
will bo an acquisition. 10,009
Venus sending forth Cupid and Hymen—Titian, 2,000
lleggar Hoy—Murillo, 1,000
Tidiit and the Angel—Salvator Rosa, 1,000
Night View—Claudio, 1,000
A Head—Titian, 500
A Head—,Vandyke. 500
A Piece—Guiotto, 500
Battle Piece—Wouvermau 500
landscape—by Claude, 500
There are others by the same arti..ts, all original, be
sides some splendid pictures by Allston, Sally, Rey
nolds, Xcaglo. Doughty .Cole, Cbapiuan, David, Vemet,
Stuart, Herbert, Tack, Bennington, Read, Harden,
Scbloss, Huntington Johannh, Schmidt, Rembrandt.
Scliaub, Perkins, Lewis, Ellis, Hamilton, and others
fully described in the catalogue, which will be forward
cd on application by letter, |iost paid, to the Secretary,
who will answer by return mail.
TERMS FOR CLUBS.
Clubs of 10, 1 extra certificate,
Clubs of 20, 3 “ “
Clubs of 50, 8 “
The money in all cases to accompany the application
LADIES FORMING CLUBS
Will be entitled to the same terms as above, with tbe
extra ic iuccment of tlw present of a magnificent set of
Boudoir Furniture, with rich colored India hangings,
fine India Lace Curtains and every thing of the most
splendid description, to the Ladies’club who will send
tbe largest remittance for certificates.
Q3*Postmasters are authorized to act ?s agents, and
the postmaster ic,,.,.........—
will receive a handsome Gold Watch and Chain,valued
at two hundred dollars. The money must accompany
the application | by letter, post paid\ in all cases, and the
certificite, with tbe engraving, will be forwarded free
of charge by return mail.
Correspondents are requested to write their address,
with tbe County, Town. Post Office and Bute, plainly,
in order to avoid mistakes. All letters answered by re
Catalogues of all the Gifts, with value and explana
tion, can lie obtained oa application to the Secretary,to
whom all letter* for certificates, ice., must be addressed.
ALFRED JOURDAIN, Secretary,
Washington, D. C.
Mivsiid Lewis, )
Fbancis lues, > Directors.
Fx*."iaxdo Livisosto:*, J
Jan 23 T. W. BAUER, Treasurer.
Bonnets, Flowers, Ribbons, and all kinds of
trimmings. A large assortment of
GENTLEMEN’S DRESS GOODS.
Cloths, enssimeres, vestings, and all kinds of
goods for men’s, boy’s and children’s wear,
that are called for. Men’s and boy’s Hats,
caps, boots and shoes. Also, ladies and miss
es’ shoes and gaiters of all styles. A large
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY.
Mill Irons,Smut Machines, Mill Saws, Black
smiths Tools, Farmers’ Tools, Rifle and Shot
Guns. Saddles, bridles, harness, sole and up
per leather, springs, axles, and a general as.
sortment of carriage trimmings, stage bames
and traces, Oil cloths, carpetings, mattings,
rugs, bolting cloths, Ac. Also, a large lot of
Sugar, coffee, salt, mol sses, syrup, tea,
pepper, spice, gingea, Indigo, madder,
saleratus, powder and shot. All of which
they offer at the lowest market prices, either
for cash or on approved credit.
Oct 12 No 2 Granite Row, Athens
P URSUANT to an order of the Court of Or
dinary of Clarke county, will be sold be
fore the court house door of said county, on
the first Tuesday in March next, during the
legal hours of sale, the Tract of Land (wid
ow’s dower excepted) whereon Thomas N.
Epps,'late of said county, deceased, resided
at the time of his death, coutaiuiag two hun
dred and niuety-seven and one-third acres,
more or less, about two miles from Watkins-
ville, on which is a comfortable dwelling-
house and other necessary outbuildings. Also
at the same time and piaffe, will be sold one
negro man, by the name of Jim, about fifty
years old. All to be sold as tl.e property of
said deceased, for the benefit of bis heirs and
creditors. Terms, credit till the 25th of De
cember next.with note and approved security,
janll WM. EPPS, Adm’r.
M ARSHALL’S Magical Pain Eradicator,
for cupng Rheumatism, Rruises, Sprains,
Swellings, Ac. is eminently superior to any
other external remedy for these stubborn dis
eases. All who have used it, can testify to
its efficacy. For sale by
W. H. A J. TURPIN,
* Wholesale and Retail Druggists.
Broad st, Augusta. Ga.
and by all Druggists throughout the State
EARLY COPIES SECURED.
LEONARD SCOTT A CO.. New York, con
tinue to re-puhlish the following
1. The London quarterly, (Conservative,)
2. The Edinburgh Review, (Whig.)
3 The North IT. itlsh Review, (Free Cburcb,)
4. The Westminster Review, (Liberal,)
5. Black wood's Edlnb'gh Magazine,[Tory ]
T HE present critical state of European af
fairs will render these publications unu
sually interesting during the forthcoming
year. They will occupy a middle ground be
tween the hastily written news-items, crude
speculations, and flying rumors of the daily
v BROWN TOWEL.
*• One tvho has nothing, can give noth
ing,” said Mrs. Sayres, the sexton’s
wife, as the ladies of the Sewing Socie
ty were busily engaged packing the con
tents of a large b«>x, destined for a west
“ A person who has nothing to give,
mn-tbe poor indeed,” said Mrs. L., as
she deposited a pair of warm blankets
in the already filled box.
Mrs. Sayres looked at the last named
speaker with a glance which seeratoi to
say “You, who never hav« known self
denial, cannot feel for me,” and remark
ed, “ You surely think one can be too
poor to give ?”
“ I once thought so, but have learned
from joyful experience that no better in
vestment can be made, even from
the depths of poverty, than lending to
Seeing the ladies listening attentively
to the conversation, Mrs. L. continued.
“ Perhaps as our work is finished, I
can do no better than to give you my
experience on the subject.” It may bt
the means of showing you that God will
reward the cheerful giver.
“ During the first twenty-eight years
of my life I was surrounded by wealth,
and not until I had been married for
nine years did I know a want which
money could satisfy, or feel the necessi
ty of exertion. Reverses came with
fearful suddenness, and before I had re
covered from the blow, I found myself
the wife ofa very poor man, with five
little children dependent upon our exer
“From that hour I lost all thoughts
of anything but the care of my family.
Late hours and hard work were my por
tion, and to my unskilled hands itseemed
at first a bitter lot. My husband strove
anxiously to gain a subsistence. «And
barely succeeded. We changed our
place of residence several times in hopes
of doing better, but without improve
“ Every thing seemed against us.—
Our well stocked wardrobe had become
so exhausted that I felt justified in ab
senting myself from the house of God
with my children, for want of suitable
apparel. While in this low condition I
went to church one evening, where my
poverty stricken appearance would
escape notice, nnd took my seat near the
door. An agent from the West preach
ed, and begged contributions to the
Home Missionary cause. His appeal
brought tears to my eyes, and painfully
reminded me of my past days of prosperi
ty when I could give from my abund
ance to all who culled on me I never
entered my mind that the appeal for
assistance in any way concerned me,
with my poor children banished from
the house of God by poverty, while I
could only venture out under the friend
ly protection of the darkness. It left
the church more submissive to my lot,
with a prayer in my heart that those
whose consciences had been addressed
might respond. The words of the text,
* Give, and it sh ill be given unto you ;
good measure, pressed down and shaken
together and running over, shall men
give unto your bosom,’ seemed continu
ally sounding in my ears. The eloquent
entreaty of the speaker to all, however
uever again think I am too poor to give.”
Journal, and tlie ponderous T«in» of. the
future historian, written after the living I poor, to give a mite to the Lord, and
interest aud excitement of the great political I L.;™ seemed
u*o ut tiio viuicotiwri imYC'piisscci ft way. It
T HE undersigned have on hand a general
STAPLE DRY GOODS,
GROCERIES AND HARDWARE.
which they will sell low for cash or barter
Call and examine.
April 13 P. A. SUMMEY & BR0.
$150 to $200 per Month!!
I WILL tfhiild instructions by which any
person caii tilakc from f 151) to |200 per
jBontli, without traveling or peddling, and
with the smallest ariWnt of capital. This is
KSMSeipt of any kina Whatever. I will for
ward the above instructions and all the arts
sand receipt* of value, a* Advertised in the
(different papers of tbe United States, free of
■postage. 10 any person sending file tbe small
««m of on* 4<>U«r. post paid.-
J5, 8, SHIPLEY. Kiug«*bh,
Fee'i Ross Count/, Ohio.
CASH AND SHORT CREDITS.
91. I*. H ALLOW ELL & CO.
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if tlie money be paid In par fund*, tvittiin ten day*
from date of hill.
Un urrcnt money only taken at its par value on the
day it i* received.
To merchant* of undoubted .landing, a credit of SIX
months ivill b; given, if desired. ... V
Where money ia remitted in advance of maturity, a
discount at the rate of TWELVE per cent per annum
will be allowed.
PRICES FOR GOODS UNIFORM.
In again calling the attention of the trading commu
nity to the above term*, we announce that notwithstan
ding the general depression in commercial affair* thro’-
out tho country, the system of business adopted by 11*
more than a year since. and to which we •hall rigidly
adhere, enable* u* to offer foe the coming Spring
our usual assortment of
New Silk and Fancy Goods,
■ising one of tbe largest and most spteudid stocks
*0 bo found 1ft America; to which we will receive con
stant additions throughout the season, of new and den
rable goods from our 36
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Jan S3 - 3ra
is to thsse Periodicals that renders must look
for the only really intelligible and reliable
history of current events, nnd as such, in ad
dition to their well-established literary, sci
entific and theological character, we urge
them upon the consideration of the reading
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made for tbe receipt of EARLY SHEETS
from the British publishers,by which weare
enabled to place all our Reprints in the
hands of subscribers, about as soon as they
can be famished with tbe foreign copies.—
Although this involves a very laTge outlay
>n our part, we shall continue to furnish the
Periodicals at tlie same low rates as hereto-
fore, viz: per ann,
O F both forms, (long and short) together
with the process attached—just printed
and ft** rtlo at this Office. Also, various
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juowca os*» Yew hours’ notice-
^ in the Franklin Job Office, hene-
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.* till* day dissolved by mutual consent. The business
will be continued by f. H-phrUty—by whom the debts
of ill® lal® concern will and who alone Is au-
Athens, Jan 11 1855. WILLL4M KELSEA.
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For any two of the four Reviews, 5 00
For any three of the four Reviews. 7.00
For all four of the Reviews, 8,00
For Blackwood's Magazine. 3.00
For Blackwood nnd three Reviews, 9.00
For Blackwood and the four Reviews, 10.00
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vaiice. Money current in the State where
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prices will be allowed to clubs ordering di
rect lrom L. Scott & Co. four or more copies
of any one or more of the above works. Thus:
Four copies of Blackwood, or of one Review,
will be sent to one address for $9: four cop
ies of the four Reviews and Bluckwood for
$30, and so on,
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works will be delivered, through Agents,
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wood,” and but Fourteen Cenlt a year for each
of the Reviews.
Remittances and communications should
always bo addressed, post-paid, to the Pub
LEONARD SCOTT & CO.,
54 Gold Street, New York.
N. B.—L.S, &Co. have recently published,
and have now for sale, the “ Farmer's Guide,”
by Ilenry Stephens, of Edidburgli, and the
late Prof. Norton,. of Yale College, New
Haven, complete in 2 vols., royal octavo, con
taining 1G00 pages, 14 steel arid <500 wcod
engraving*. Price, in inuslin binding,
— ris work is not the old li Book of
lately resuscitated arid thrown
receive the promised Dressing, ssenUu
addres ed to me. I rose early the next
morning, and looked over my worldly
goods in search of something worth be
stowing, but in vain, thepromised bless
ing seemed beyond my reach.
•* Hearingthat the ladies of the church
had filled a box for the missionary’s
family, I made one more effort to spare
something. All was poor and thread
bare, what should I do ? At last I
thought of my towels. I had six, of
coarse brown linen; but little worn.—
They seemed a scanty supply for a fami
ly of seven; and yet I took one from
lire number, and putting it in my pock
et, hastened to the house where the box
was kepi and quietly slipped it in,
I returned home with a light heart,
feeling that my Saviour’s eye had seen
my sacrifice, and would bless my effort
to do right
• l From that day; success attended
An Unfortunate Widow.—Col.
Smith, in his recently published “ Thea
trical Journey-work”—by the way, an
exceedingly interesting and amusing
volume, as exhibiting the early strug
gles of the drama in the west and south
west—relates the following odd occur
rence during his peregrinations in Ala
“ Between Caleba Swamp and Line
creek, in the Nation, we saw a conside
rable crowd gathered near a drinking
house, most of them seated and smok
ing. We stopped to see what was
the matter. It was Sunday, and there
had been a quarter race for a gallon of
whiskey. The first thing I noticed on
alighting, was the singular position of
one of the horses of tho party. He was
kneeling down and standing on his
hinder feet, his head wedged in between
the ends of two logs of the grocery, and
he was stone dead, having evidently
run directly against the building at full
speed; causing the house partially to
fall. About five paces from the house
lay the rider, quite senseless, with a
gash in his throat which might have let
out a thousand lives. As I said, most
of the crowd were seated and smoking.
What is all this V’ I inquired.—
“ What is the matter here?”
“ Matter ?” after a while answered
one in a drawling voice, giving a good
spit, and re-filling his mouth with a new
quid, “ Matter enough; there’s been
a quarter race!”
“ But how came this man and horse
killed ?” I asked.
“ Well,” answered the chewing and
spitting gentleman, “ the man was con
siderably in liquor, I reckon, and he run
his horse chuck agin the house, and
that’s the whole on’t”
“ Has a doctor been sent for ? in
quired one of our party.
“ I reckon there ain’t much use for
doctors here,” replied another of the
crowd. “ Burnt brandy couldn’t save
either of em—man or hoss.”
“ Has this man a wife and children ?”
“ No children, that l knows on,” an
swered a female, who was sitting on the
ground a short distance from the dead
man, smoking composedly.
“ He has a wife then ? I remarked.
“ What will be her feelings when she
■learns tbe termination of this most
-^unfortunate race ?”
“ Yes,” sighed the female—“ it was
au unfortunate race. Poor man, he
has lost the whisky.”
“ Do you happen to know his wife ?—
has she been informed of the untimely
death of her husba’id ?” were my next
“ Do I know her ?” Has she been in
formed of his death ?” said the woman.
“ Well, I reckon you ain’t acquainted
about these parts. I am the unfortunate
“ Y» u, tnadame 1 You the wife of this
man who has been so untimely cut off?”
I exclaimed in astonishment.
“ Yes and what about it?’’ said she.
Utimely cut off? His throat’s cut,,
that’s all, by that tarnal sharp end of *
log; and as for it’s being untimely, I
don’t know but it’s as well now as any
time—be warn’t of much account, no
“ She resumed her smoking, and we
resumed our journey;”
A PLAUSIBLE REMEDY.
A gentleman in Alabama, in exert
ing himself one day, felt a sudden pain,
and fearing his internal machinery had
been thrown out of gear, sent for a ne
gro on his plantation, who made some
pretentions to medical skill, to prescribe
for him. The negro, having investigat
ed the case, prepared and administered
a dose to his patient with the utmost
confidence of a speedy cure. No re
lief being experienced, however, the
gentleman sent for a physician, who,
on arriving, inquired of the negro what
medicine he had given his master. Bob
promptly responded, ‘rosin and alnm.i ^
What did you give them for,’ continu
ed the doctor.
Why,’ replied Bob ‘dealum to draw
de parts togeber, and the rosin to soder
ANBERRIES awl White
T- BISHOP & SON.
all my husband’s efforts in business. In
a fetv months our means iucreased so
that we were able to attend church, and
send our children to the Sabbath school,
and before ten years had passed, our
former prosperity had returned four
fold, 4 Good measure, pressed down, and
shaken together, and running over> had
been given us.
“ It may seem superstitions to you,
my dear friends, but we date all our
success in life to God’s blessing, follow
ing that humble gift of deep poverty.
“ Wonder not that from that day 1
deem few too poor to give, and 1 am a
firm believer in God’s promise that he
will repay with interest even in this life
all we lend to hitt).^
Glances of deep interest unmixed with
envy, were cast from the windows at
Mrs. L. as after bidd ng.the ladies adieu
she Stepped into her luxurious carriage
Her consistent benevolence had prov
ed to all that in her prosperity she still
retained the -same Christian spirit which
in her days of poverty had led to the
bestowal of the brotvu towel.
“ Welij’ exclaimbd Mrs. Sayres, “ if
we all have such a self-denying spirit
we will fill another box at once. I’ll
NO LITTLE GIRLS NOW.
A lady correspondent sends thefol-,
lowing to the Home Journal: I More Land.—The fault of many a
* It is to be hoped the race of little fanner is bis appetite for more land,—-
girls will not become utterly extinct.— ■ However poorly cultivated, what land
There must be some • wasting their * ie ^ as » be always wants more. The
sweetness upon the desert air,’ for surely nex * held must be his. The fence bc-
tbey bloom not in our cities, and but n,a y be a good boundary for hit*
rarely in our villages. i neighbor, but not for him. His policy
At an age when little girls used to be is » to bu Y more land, and give manure
dressing dolls, we now see them decked ; n bomccopathi© doses. There is nor
in all their finery, parading streets, and ' esson 30 needful t G him, as that derived
flirting with young students. Where on fro ‘ n the well known story of the Frencb-
the earth are the mothers of these preci- man an< ^ bis two daughters. When the
ous flirts? Are they willing to allow first daughter was married he gave her
such folly ? j *" or her portion one-half of his vineyard.
Then as to dress—why, a little miss But to his surprise, the half he had left,
must now be dressed as richly as mama.' receiving as much cultivation as he had
and the wondft* is, how will she be able i bestowed upon the whole, yielded as
to outvie her present splendor when she ! * nuc b as the whole had done. When
‘comes out.’ Butin this go-a-head age, i *be second was married, he gave the
some new invention will enable her to | b a lf of what he had lelt, and he had as
accomplish her desire. I
A? !hc*re are no little girls, so there
will be no young ladies; for when miss
leaves school she is engaged, soon mar
ries, and takes her place in the ranks of
How will she fill her place ; for how
or when has she found time lo prepare
for life’s duties ? Wonder if it would
not be a good plan to tb/n over anew
leaf, begin with them in .eason, and 6ee
if it is not possible to have again darling
little creaturers full ol life and glee, who
can run and jump without fear of tearing
flounces and finally have a set of healthy
young ladies, upon whom the sun has
been allowed to shine, and active exer
cise in the open air, bestowing an abund
ant supply of life and energy. Unite a
healthy body to the highly cultivated
minds of our American wives and moth
ers, ana they would be the admiration of
many grapes as before.
The Belle and thf. Student.—At
a certain splendid evemngparty a haugh*
ghty young beauty turned to a student
wqo stood near her, and said : ‘‘Cousin
John, I understand your eccentric
friend L is here ; I have a great
curiosity to sec him. Do bring him here,
and introduce him to me.”
The student went in search of his
friend and at length found him lounging
on a sofa. “Come L said he,
“my beautiful cousin Catharine wishes
to be introduced to you.”
“Well, trot her out, John,” drawled
L , with an affected yawn.
John returned to his oousin, and ad
vised her to defer the introduction to a
mi ire favorable time, repeating the an
swer he had received. The beauty bit
her lip; but the next moment said :
•‘Well, never fear. I shall insist on be
After some delay, L——was led up,
and tbe ceremony of introduction was
performed. Agreeably surprised by
the beauty and commanding appearance
of Catherine, L. made a profound bow-;
but instead cf returning it, she stepped
backward, and raising her eye-glass,
surveyed him deliberatelyJrom head to
foot; then waiving the back of her hand
towards him, drawled out : “Trot him
off, John f trot him off! that is enough!”
TWELVE RULES FOR THE NEW
The following rules are intended,
mainly, for the guidance of young men
and women :
1. Get married—if you can,* but
Ibok before you leap. Love matches
are romantic—nice things to read about
—but they have brimstone in them,
now and then , so says Ike Marvell. Esq.
2. Unite in overthrowing the fashion
which translates civility into love.
Hints to Farmers.—Toads are the
very best protection of cabbage against
Plants, when drooping are revived by
a few grains of camphor.
Pears are generally improted by graft
ing on the mountain ash.
Stt'pl.it r is valuable in preserving
grapes &c., from insects
In feeding with corn, 60 lbs. ground
goes as far as 110 lbs. in the-, kernel.
Turnips of small size have double
the nutritious matter that large ones
Ruta Baga is the only root that in
creases in nutriment with its size.
Rats and t.ther vermin are kept away
from grain by sprinkling garlic wheit,/
packing 0 e sheaves.
Money skillfully expended in drying
land, draining ’or otherwise, will be re
turned with ample interest.
The patient eventually recover-
Llme Water in Bread.—E. C.
Haseric, of Lake Village,jN. H., writing
to us says that a pint of lime water added
to the ferment for five lbs. of flour will
neutralize all fermentation, and color
the wheat yellow. In Germany bread
is baked for a family about once a fort-*
night and two or three bushels of flour
are mixed up at one time, with yeast,
and left to stand over night, which by
being left too long, or if it gets too hbf,-
becomes acidulous or sourish. If lime’
water is then added, it does good sel*-*
vice by neutralizing the excess of acidt,-
and still leaves a sufficient quantity of*
cxrbooic.acid gas to make the bread*
light. He believes that a little lime
water is good for bread, as* set forth* by
Liebig but should not be added to the’
dough until it lias risen.—Scientific
How to keep Gathered Fruit and’
Flowers Alwats Fresh.—Fruit and -
flowers may be preserved from-decay
amJ fading by immersing them in a solu
tion oi gum arabic in water two or three*
times, waiting a sufficient time between'
each immersion to allow the gum to dry.
This process coveys the surface of the’
fruit with a thick coating of the gutn*
which is entirely impervious to the niiy
and ihus prevents the decay of the fruit,
or the withering of the flower. OUr
ft iend has roses thus preserved, which
have all the beauty and fragrance of
fresh ones, though they have been sepa
rated from the parent stem since June
last. To insure success in experiments*
of this kind, it should be borne in mind*
that the whole s irface must be com
pletely covered ; for if the air only gains'
entrance at a pin hole, tlie labor will all
be lost In preserving specimens of-
_ , , fruit, particular care should be taken* to’
3. Go to*church at least once a eove / the ste m, ena ancf dff, will) tho
gum: A good way is to wind a thread
of silk about the stem, and then sink it
slowly in the solution, which should not
be so strong as to leave a particle of the
gum undissolved. The gum is st> per
fectly transparent, that you eaw with’
difficulty detect its presence, cx-'
cept by the touch. Here we have an’-*
other simple method of fixing I he fleet
ing beauty of nature, antf surrounding
ourselves ever with those'objects which
do most elevate the mind; refine the*
taste, and purify tlw heart— CotMttf
A young clerical gentleman relates
the following anecdote of one of his
Dutch brethren. Tlie old fellow was
about commencing his spiritual exercises
one evening, when to his being a little
near sighted was added the dim light of
a country church. After clearing his
throat and giving out the hymn, pre
facing it with the apology—
The light ish bad, mine evesish dim,
I scarce can see to read dish hymn.
The clerk supposing it was the first
stanza of the hymn, struck up to the
tune of common metre.
The old fellow taken somewhat aback
by this turn of affairs, corrected tlie
mistake by saying:
I didn’t mean to sing disn In-mb,
I only meant mine eves ish diin.
The clerk still thinking it a combina
tion of the couplet, finished in the pre
The old man at this, waxed wrotli.
and exclaimed at the top of his voice •
I dink the debit’s in you all,
Dat wash no hymn to sing at all.
4. Whenever you see a lecture ad-
vertisedy set apart the evening upon
which it is ta be delivered, for reading
fifteen pages of a good book.
I. Circulate no scandal.
G. Avoid Ml kinds of spirits—parti
cularly spirit rappers.
7. If in the theatre, er other public
places of amusement, do- not level your
opera glasses at strangers.
8. Never notice the clothing of per-
ons attending divine worship, nor stand
in front of the house of God after the
9. Never ask another man what bis
business is—where he is going to—
where he came from—when he lefu—
when he intends to go back, or the num
ber of his dollars. You may inquire as
to the state of his health, and that of
his parents, sisters and brothers—but
venture no further.
10. Defend the innocent, help tbe
poor, and cultivate a spirit of friendship
among all your acquaintances.
II. Never speak disparageingly of
women, and endeavor to conquer all
your prejudices. Believe all persons to
be sincere in the religion which they pro
12. Be economical, but not parsi
monious nor niggardly; Make good use
of your dollars, but not idols. Live
within your means, and never borrow
money in anticipation of your salary.
There are some funny *‘ figuses” U3ed
by our cotemporaries. We clip the fol
lowing front the Washington Star.
“ It is evident, from thi-, that the ap-
A Rule without an* exception.—
There arc exceptions to every rule but
the rule of three'that is never changed:
As your income is to y< ur expenditure,’
so will the amount of your dents be to*
your cash on hand and thejcotrsequeiir
abilitv to meet them. If you alltf.v your
vanity to lead you into extravagance,’
you must rely on someting else to- take
you out of it; either a rich relation or
a sheriffs writ. Your furniture may be
less showy than that of your, neighbor,
but never mind. Better are cane-bot-*
tom chairs and mahogany tables th’ai
are paid for* than spring cushion's arid
marble mantels on a .note of six months;
Your coat may be less fashionable than
your neighbor’s ; and while tie is driven
by a liveried coachman, you may be
riding shank’s horse; but remember
therels a time for balancing the books,
and every purse has a bottom. So'
ecoiiomise, and always remember the
rule of three.
_ The very latest curiosity
pie of discord has been thrown incur se en spoken of in the papers is a
midst, and unless nipped in the hud it j t j lat came 0 ff ft dog’s tail when i
threatens to break forth into a conflagra- „ wa „ 2 ; n ,”
tion that will deluge the whole land.”
An apple breaking forth into a “ con
flagration” is good. We wonder who
was the author of it r
it was a
That must be a very foolish, rash
Woman who will put tubs out ot fitters to
catch soft water when it is raining hard