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The People their own Rulers; Advancement in Education, Science, Agriculture and Southern Manufactures.
For the Forest News.
Letters to a Young Lady.—No. 3.
• by uncle judson.
My Dear Niece :—ln arguing against un
due haste in marrying, permit me further to
insist that you should not be governed by
this mysterious, absorbing, controlling and
overpowering principle called love, which is
so frequently the topic of conversation among
the 3'oung. Have you not heard it said that
if the first love be disappointed you never
can love again, but must go dejected and
hopeless, darkening to the grave? I would
not have you entertain such a thought for a
moment. It is destructive alike of 3’our own
happiness and the highest interest of society.
Nor would I have you marry without love.—
True affection, founded on intrinsic worth, is,
indeed, the grand indispensible cement of the
union, without which, the mere forms of mar
riage arc as unmeaning and senseless as the
body without the soul. But I contend that
real love is not that uncontrolled and uncon
trollable thing which operates independent of
sound judgment and common sense, which,
like the vulture, seizes its prey with a mortal
Attachment to any friend is the result of
cultivation. But why should you cultivate
an acquaintance with a friend, if your judg
ment whispers in your ear he is unworthy of
you ? If you, however, cultivate the acquaint
ance until it ripens into permanent friendship,
and the friendship into the most ardent love,
yet, if he still be unworthy of 3-011, 3'our love
may gradually give way until there remains
no attachment whatever. This is but too
often the case with married people, and is not
confined to any period of the marriage state.
The husband becomes unwortly of his wife
by drinking to excess, and couples with this
other debasing habits. lie squanders his
living and brings his famity to penury and
want. llis children that are large enough,
seek shelter and comfort at another’s hearth
stone. Finally, he brings in another to take
the place of his wife. 1 ask, in all candor,
whose love is strong enough to still kindly
treat him as the beloved husband ? Is it not
Due that in many cases, much less aggrava
ted than this, a suit for divorce is instituted,
saying, “1 loved him once, but I never can
love him again.”
Thus, the most ardent attachment may die
from mistreatment and neglect. Why, then,
ma3 r it not be cultivated or discouraged at
your discretion ? I see no reason why it
Tii order that love be cultivated to purpose,
several things should conspire; marriage
should not be partial, but entire :
Ist. There should be a union of tastes. If
the taste of the one be cultivated and refined,
and that of the other be low and groveling,
all the pleasure usualty arising from apprecia
tion in this respect is lost!
2d. There should be a union of pursuits as
much as possible. If the husband be an
agriculturalist, and the wife, seeking to grat
ity an ambition for scientific investigation,
takes no interest in the tillage of the soil,
their attachment ma3 r not be endearing.
3d. There should be a union of the leading
interests sought to be promoted. If one lie
deeply engaged to promote the temperance
reform, and the other opposing ; or if one be
a zealous member of a church, and the other
a member of a church of a different faith and
order, and equalty interested in the promo
tion of its interests, there is danger of perma
4th. And I may add that their ages should
also be nearly the same.
What old gentleman, whose head is bloom
ing for the grave, can hope to make a young
lady contented and happy, when the halcyon
days of the honeymoon are over ? Neither
wealth nor attentions will be likely to unite
the old with the young in endearing bands of
Bat should the parties be united as above
indicated, their attachment will strengthen
with the lapse of years. The sun of their
hymenial glory will know no decline through
a varied life of prosperity and adversity, of
hope and disappointment, of joy and sorrow.
I hope you will not construe anything that
has been said to mean that you ought not to
marry at all. For this purpose our Maker
designed us from the beginning, and implant
ed within us dispositions and desires favor
able to the most enduring and endearing mar
riage relation. Upon this divine institution
we are dependent for all order in society, and
perhaps for civilization itself. When you
shall have arrived at a proper age, and have
a suitable opportunity, I would advise you to
marry. I remark, emphatically, that the op
portunity should be a suitable one.
In my next, I hope to say something in re
lation to the suitableness of the opportunity.
[to be continued.]
A transcendental preacher took for his
text, “Feed ray lambs.” As he came out of
the church a plain old farmer said to him:
“That was a very good text; but you placed
the hay so high in the rack that the lambs
couldn't reach it, nor the old sheep, either.”
JEFFERSON, JACKSON COUNTY, GA., SATURDAY, AUG. 14, 1875.
A Fight for Supremacy.
AN AUTHENTIC INCIDENT OF TRAVEL IN TnE
A gentleman residing in this city had oc
casion, a few days since, to take a joiirne3*
down the river, and several miles back from
it, using a saddle horse. Darkness overtook
him in a sparsety-settled district, and as the
roads were in a bad condition and the even
ing looked threatening, he halted before a
forlorn-looking hut, and asked if he could find
“ I reckon 3 r e mought,” replied the long
haired, sorrowful-eyed squatter, after hesitat
ing a moment.
The Vicksburger found little to eat, and
his horse found still less. The squatter and
his wife were all alone, and they had but a
few words for the stranger, and scarcely
spoke to each other. When the evening grew
old the traveler camped down on the floor on
a blanket, and being vety tired he fell asleep,
while host and hostess were smoking their
black clay pipes at the other end of the room,
lie had slept about two hours, when the
squatter shook him by the shoulder, and said :
“ Stranger, I’m powerful Sony to disturb
ye, but I want to ax a favor.”
“Y"es—3-es —what is it?” inquired the Vicks
burger, as he rubbed his eyes, and sat up.
“ Ye like to see fa’r pla3 r , don’t ye, stran
“Yes, of course.”
“ Wall, me’n the old woman can’t agree ;
somehow she’s cross and tetchy, and I guess
I’m a trifle ugly. Leastwise we don’t hug up
worth old boots. We’ve fit and fit; I’m old,
and she’s chuck full o’ grit, audit’s about an
“ Well, I'm sorry.” put in the Vicksburger,
as the squatter hesitated.
“We've been a balkin’ since 3’e cum, stran
ger, and we’ve made up to ask ye to hold the
candle and to let us go in for an old rouser
of a fight—a reg'lar old sockdologer, which
shall settle our fuss ! If I lick, she’ll go ; if
she licks, I’ll travel!”
“ I’m sony if there’s any trouble, and I
hope won’t fight.”
“We’ve got to do it, stranger,” replied the
woman. “ I won’t live with a man who kin
lick me, and he's just as high born. Sam’s
as good as the run o’ men, but lie's laz3 r and
sassy, and lie wants to wear his hat on his
“She’s right, stranger,” said the squatter,
“and this cabin can't hold both of us any
longer. It’s to be a squar’ fight—no kicking
or clubbing, and wc won’t go back on yer de
The Vicksburger protested, but the woman
placed a lighted candle in his hand, and post
ed him in the door, and man and wife step
ped out on the ground.
“Suke, I’m going to wallop ye right smart
in just four hoots and a holler!” said the
squatter, as he pushed up his sleeves.
“ Sam, 3 r e don’t weigh ’nuff into three tons !”
she replied in a grim voice, and the battle
The Vieksburger mentally bet twenty to
one on the man at the start, but in two min
utes he had reduced the odds to ten, and in
two minutes more he was betting even. The
wife was like a wild-cat, springing, dodging,
striking and clawing, and pretty soon her
husband had to stand on the defensive.
“ Lookout for the Bengal tiger, Suke !” he
warned as he clawed the air.
“ I can whip the boots off'n ye, Sam !” she
replied, and the battle grew fiercer.
One of the woman’s sharp nails struck the
husband’s eye and blinded him for an in
stant. As he threw up his arms she seized
both her hands into his hair, yanked him
down, and in another moment had the “gouge”
“ Sam, do ye cave ?” she asked, as they
“ That’s the dead word, Suke, and I’m a
licked man !” lie mournfully answered.
She let him up, and he turned to the Vicks
burger and inquired:
“ Stranger, was it a fa’r fought ?”
“ I guess it was !”
“ Then I travel!”
He entered the hut, put on his coat and
hat, took up his rifle, and as he came out lie
reached his hand to his wife, and said :
“Good-bye, Suke ! We agreed far and
squar, and here Igo !” Then, turning to the
traveler, he added :
“ Much obleeged, stranger—ye held the
candle plumb fa'r, and ye didu't holler for
either one of us !”
And he walked down to the fence, leaped
over, and was soon lost to sight.
“ Good ’miff on the shoot,” mused his wife,
as she gazed after him, “ but his fighting
weight is clar run down to nuthin !”—Vicks
burg (Miss.) Herald.
As you say. Colonel, here it is charming ;
(“ Sweet angel , I beg for a waltz /”)
You're flattery's really alarming ;
I'm sure that you know it is false.
But I'll whirl with you round for a minute,
Just to prove how you erred in your haste,
A waltz is quite nice when you're in it—
Don't hold quite so tight on my waist.
“ Dear Husband, I'm penning this letter
In loneliness here at the Springs;
Every day makes me deeper your debtor
For the kind words the previous mail brings;
But oh ! what a void fills my bosom—
You there, and I here all alone
No friends, if I e'en wished to choose ’em—
You chained to your desk like a drone.”
Here, Charley ! help fill up this basket;
Put in the champagne and the ice;
Never mind if you should overtask it—
Fill it up with the brie-a-brac nice.
Those Dutch girls will soon make it lighter
After the dance and the swings;
Throw in these cigars. Strap it tighter,
While I write a line to the Springs.
u Slowly the shadows are falling,
Alike on my desk and my life ;
The plaint of a famished love, calling
For you, my sweet treasure—my wife.
I sit here so wearily thinking
And wishing my pennance were o’er,
And dream our love is a-linking
My heart with your heart evermore !”
The Wonders of Incubation.
The hen has scarcety set on her eggs twelve
hours before some lineaments of the head and
body of tlie chicken appear. The heart may
be seen to beat at the second da3r; it has at
that time somewhat the form of a horseshoe,
but no blood 3-et appears. At the end of two
days two blood vessels are to be distinguish
ed, the pulsation in which is visible ; one of
these is the left ventricle, and the other the
root of the great artery. At the fiftieth hour
one auricle of the heart appears, resembling
a noose folded down upon itself. The beat
ing of the heart is first observed in the
auricle, and afterwards in the ventricle. At
the end of seventy hours the wings are dis
tinguishable ; and on the head two bubbles
are seen for the brain, one for the bill, and
two for the fore and hind part of the head.
Toward the end of the fourth day, the auricle
alreacty visible draws nearer to the heart than
before. The liver appears toward the fifth
day. At the end of seven hours more, the
lungs and the stomach become visible; and
four hours afterwards, the intestines and loins
and upper jaw. At the one hundred and for
ty-fourth hour, two ventricles are visible, and
two drops of blood, instead of the single one
which was seen before. The seventh day,
the brain begins to have some consistency.
At the one hundred and nineteenth hoar of
incubation, the bill opens, and the flesh ap
pears on the breast. In four hours more the
breast bone is seen. In six hours after this,
the ribs appear, forming from the back, and
the bill is very visible, as ivell as gall blad
der. The bill becomes green at the end of
two hundred and sixty-six hours, and if the
chicken be taken out of its covering, it evi
dently moves itself. At the two hundredth
hour, the e3’es appear. At the two hundred
and eighty-eighth, the ribs are perfect. At the
three hundred and thirty-first, the spleen
draws near the stomach, and the lungs to the
chest. At the end of three hundred and fifty
five hours, the bill frequently opens and shuts ;
and at the end of the eighteenth day, the first
cty of the chicken is heard. It afterward gets
more strength, and grows continually, till at
length it is enabled to set itself free from its
confinement. —Poultry World.
Shakespeare has no heroes—lie has only
heroines. There is not one entirety heroic
figure in all his plays, except the slight
sketch of Henry V., exaggerated for the stage,
and the still slighter Valentine, in the “ Two
Gentlemen of Verona.” In his labored and
perfect plays, we have no hero. Othello
would have been one. if his simplicity had
not been so great as to leave him the pre3 T of
every base practice round him ; but he is the
only example even approximating the heroic
type. Coriolanus, Ciesar, Antony, stand in
flawed strength, and fall by their vanities;
Hamlet is indolent and drowsily speculative ;
Romeo an impatient boy; the Merchant of
Venice languidty submissive to adverse for
tune; Kent, in King Lear,’ is entirety noble
at heart, and yet is far too rough and unpo
lished to be of true use at the critical time,
consequently he sinks into the office of a
servant only. Orlando, no less noble, is yet
the despairing toy of chance, followed, com
forted, saved by Rosalind. Whereas there is
hardly a play that lias not a perfect woman
in it, steadfast in grave hope and errorless
purpose. Cordelia, Desdemona, Isabella,
Hermione, Imogen, Queen Katherine, Per*
dite, Silva, Viola, Rosalind, Helena, and
last, and perhaps loveliest, Virgilia, are all
faultless—conceived in the highest heroic
type of humanity.
The Poor Drunkard.
O, I have sometimes looked at a bright,
beautiful boy, and my flesh lias crept within
me at the thought that there was a bare pos
sibility he might become a drunkard.
I was once playing with a beautiful boy in
the city of Norwich, Connecticut; I was car
rying him to and fro on my back, both of us
enjoying ourselves exceedingly ; for I loved
him, and I think he loved me. During our
play I said to him,
“ llarry, will you go down with me to the
side of the stone wall?”
“O, yes !” was his cheerful reply.
AVe went down together, and saw a man
lying listlessly there, quite drunk, his face
upturned to the bright blue sky; the sun
beams that warmed and illumined us lay
upon his porous, greasy face ; the pure morn
ing wind kissed his parched lips and passed
away poisoned, the very swine looking more
noble than he, for they were fulfilling the
purpose of their being. As I looked upon
the poor, degraded man and then look
ed upon that child, with his bright brow, his
beautiful blue eyes, his rosy cheeks, his
pearly teeth, and ruby lips—the perfect
picture of life and peace—as I looked upon
the man and then upon the child, and felt
his little hand convulsively twiching in mine,
and saw his little lips grow white, and his
eyes dim, gazing upon the poor drunkard —
then did I pray to God to give me an ever
lasting, increasing capacity to hate with a
burning hatred any instrumentality that
could make such a thing of a being once as
fair as that little child.
RFA boy of five years was “ playing rail
road” with his sister of two and a half.
Drawing her upon a footstool, he imagined
himself both the engine and the conductor.
After imitating the puffing noise of the
steam, he stopped and called out “New York,”
and in a moment after “ Patterson,” and then
Philadelphia.” llis kliowledge of towns
was now exhausted, and at the next place he
cried “Heaven.” Ilis little sister said
eagerly, “ Top, Ides I’ll det out here.”
A Newark girl hastened the departure of a
lingering gentleman who called, the other
evening, by remarking, as she looked out of
the window: “ I think we shall have a beau
A landlord, having let all his houses but
one, was asked if that unlet house was his
last. “ Yes, last but not leased,” was his
Lazy people die young. It is is the active
in body and brain, who live to extreme old
age, as a rule.
She was watching at the window,
As I hurried down the street,
In the simple brown merino
That I fancy looks so neat,
And her smile I thought portentious,
It was so exceeding sweet.
Then she met me at the threshhold
With a very loving kiss,
That recalled the carty stages
Of our matrimonial bliss—
And 1 felt at once a tremor—
W as there any tiling amiss ?
No ! The children were all quiet,
And the hearth was very bright,
And my pet—our roguish Charlie—
Was quite festal in his white;
Yet 1 braced myself for something,
Be that someting what it might,
My chair was near the fire,
And my slippers by its side—
My pipe was very handy,
And my papers open wide,
And she wore the pretty breastpin
That I gave her when a bride.
The dinner was perfection—
It was lavish without waste;
The soup was vermicelli,
And exactly to my taste ;
V bile the desert was a triumph
Of artistic skill in paste.
And when the meal was over,
And the inner man at rest,
She drew her chair beside me,
With the buly on her breast.
I felt, and so 1 told her,
I was one among the blest.
Oh ! the smile of tender radiance
That illumined all her face,
As I clasped her to my bosom
In a lover’s fond embrace.
It was then she softly whispered,
“ Won't 3 0U let me have that lace ?”
They entered Vicksburg just at dark.
The two mules before the covered wagon
leaned against each other for support, and a
man having an3 r knowledge of mules, would
have said that a lunch of scrap-iron would
have been a God-send to them. There was
a big dog under the wagon, and he looked
around iu a suspicious, frightened way, as if
expecting an attack from some quarter.
Peering out from the wagon was a woman
and three children. Her face was as 3’ellow
as ochre and as sharp as a plantation hoe,
and if the children had had a bit of bacon for
months past, their looks didn’t show it.
“We’re a sad famity,” replied the man as
he returned from the grocery with a pound of
crackers and a bit of cheese.
“Anything bad happened?” asked the
“You see that woman in the wagon thar.
Well, she weighed a hundred and sixty
pounds when we struck Louisiana, a year ago.
Thar she is now, gone down to a shadder,
and you couldn’t hear her holler across the
“Yes, she does look bad.”
“And thar’s the three children—fell aw.uy
to bones and hide and ha’r. Thar’ used to
be seven. The rest ar’ planted over tliar'
across the river!”
“Well, that is bad.”
“And thar’s them mules,” continued the
stranger, his voice growing husky. “ Thar’
was a time when they was jist ole lightning;
had to tie ’em up out door for fear the3 r ’d
kick the stable down. They don’t look like
it now, but they was once able to run a plow
into the sile so dee}) that it took a nigger a
day to dig down to the handles !”
“ They seem worn out now.”
“And gaze on that dog—on poor Timo
thy !” continued the man, brushing a tear
from his left eye—“that’s what takes the
pluck o’ me! When I brought that dog
from old Kaintuck, the taller IVied out of
him as he walked, and when he sot his teeth
on to anything, it had to come or die. And
what is he now? Whar’s his bounden’ step,
his fat, his grit?”
“You had bad luck, then?”
“Yes, things sot agin us from the start.
The rain drowned the crops out, the ager
shook us up stairs and down, fever took the
children away, and the ole woman and the
mules and Timothy sot right down and pined
away to shadders,”
“ And you are moving !”
“ We’re a joggin’, stranger, kinder joggin’
along and around, lookin’ for a place to
squat. The ole woman sighs for Kaintuck,
and Timothy he’d git up on his hind legs
and howl if we were pinted that way, but I
thought we’d jog a little further.”
“And you will settle in Mississippi?”
“I’ll soe. They say the sile here is good
and crops sure, but I dunno. If I can git a
good bit o’ land on sheers we’ll stop and
make the dirt fly, but if I can’t, we’ll make
for Kaintuck and keep joggin’ as long as the
mules hold out.”
Well, I’m sorry for you,’ said the reporter.
“’Bleeged to you, stranger, I’ve tried to
keep a stiff back-bone, and I guess I kin see
this thing through, but when a feller remem
bers what those mules was, and see ’em now,
it’s miff to break his heart; to say nuthin’
about Timothy under the wagon, a dog who
was brung up on the fat o’ the land, and who
haint used to sorrow and grief!”
And he climbed into the wagon, pushed
on the lines, and the mules slowly moved on
their way.— Vicksburg Herald,
I ii I # ——
The worst case of selfishness that ever has
been presented to the public, emanated from
a youth who complained because his mother
put a bigger mustard plaster on his younger
brother than she did on him.
Speaking of the poem. “ She who Rocks the
Cradle Rules the World,” the Memphis Ava
lanche says: “In this section she is gen
erally a colored girl, and w r e don’t believe a
word of it.”
“Will you please insert this obituary no
tice ?” asked an old gentleman of a country
editor. “ I make bold to ask it because I
know the deceased had a great many friends
about here who’d be glad to hear of his
The following conundrum gained tie first
prize at a charity ball, at Toledo : Why is
a lady at our ball like an arrow ? Because
she can’t go off without a beau, and is in a
quiver till she gets one.
S TERMS, $2.00 PER ANNUM.
( SI.OO FOR SIX MONTHS.
Keely’s motor has gone to meet perpetual
Telegrams from all parts of the country re
port deaths and damage from lightning.
North Carolina ships annually 15,000 bar
rels of dried blackberries.
Kentucky has elected the Democratic ticket
in her State election, by 40.000 majority.
Bogardus, of this country, shot a pigeon
match in Hendon, England, with Rimmel, the
champion of England, and easily beat the
Postals cards with a black Ik>w tied in the
left upper comer is the way the Mississippi
girls make known their loneliness and grief.
For the first time, we think, since the closo
of Washington’s presidential term, there is no
Miss Louise W. King, of Augusta, has
been presented with a diploma by the Royal
Association of Great Britain.
A company ot Cleveland gentlemen have
met with great success in gold mining near
A machine is in operation in a broom fac
tory in Amsterdam, New York, with which
one man and a boy can make 400 brooms in
ten hours. It runs by steam.
Nashville has been selected as the place
at which the Southern Cotton Congress will
hold its next meeting.
Counterfeit nickel coins are said to be
plenty. They are of genuine metal, but
weigh a trifle less than those made by Uncle
“Your dress,” said a husband to his fash
ionable wife, “will never please the men,”
“I don’t dress to please the men,” was the re
ply, “but to worry other women.”
Thomas Malone, employed in a yeast fac
tory at Blissville, Long Island, while strain
ing a large tank of boiling yeast, lost his
balance and fell in. lie was boiled to death
—the skin being completely stripped from
Adam Grimm, of Jefferson, Wis., is one
of the largest honey raisers in the world.
11 is crop for last year was 25,910 pounds,
and his apiary consists of 1,158 colonies.
A young lady of Cornwall, N. Y., ran a
needle into her chest. The same needle very
much rusted, after remaining in her body
sixteen years, came out a few days ago just
above the ankle bone,
A lady in Memphis says she doesn’t want
any jewelry, hasn’t a looking glass in the
house, and would’nt take a silk dress for a
gift. Memphis has another living curiosity
The longest night in Norway last three
months, and when a young man goes to see
his girl, her mother, before retiring, tolls her
not to ruin her health by sitting up more
than two months.
If a young lady, pinned back like they do
now, had appeared jin our streets ten years
ago, she would have been hissed off the
In a nest of robins found on a farm in
Massachusetts, were three white birds and
one cream-colored. The old birds are of
the common hue.
During a recent tornado in Minnesota, a
couple of sheep were carried fully a mile and
landed in a tree top, and were found pinned
together by a board that had been driven
throught tho bodies of the poor animals.
The Mayor and Aldermen of Chattanooga
have been arrested upon an indictment by
the Grand Jury of Hamilton county, for fail
ing to keep one of the principle streets of
that city in repair.
It is a singular fact that the equestrian
statue of Washington on the Capitol Hall, in
Richmond, points with extended arms and
sword directly to Appomattox Court House.
Three children, who were prostrated by a
stroke of lightning in Georgia, that had first
struck a tree, all had perfect photographs of
the tree imprinted on their persons.
In some of the Northern States horse
thieves die the hair of the horses they steal
so that the owners will not know them. What
Recently a drunken man at Niagara Falls
fell over the river bank, a distance of eighty
feet, and miraculous!}' escaped with only a
As an instance of the way cotton is being
manufactured within sight of the fields, there
are within five miles of Lawrenceburg,
Tcnn., five cotton mills, all it is claimed in
A teacher in the Port Jervis public schools
was explaining to the children that usually
all words ending with “ let” meant something
small, as streamlet, rivulet, hamlet, etc.—
Whereupon a smart boy asked if hamlet
meant a small ham.
—“Let me kiss you for your mother?’’
Said a swell, too free of speech,
To an unprotected maiden,
Whom ho met upon the beach.
“Let me thrash you for my father !’’
\Y T as the maiden's quick reply,
As. with ready sun-umbrella.
She chastised him, hip and thigh.