The Oregon Argus. (Oregon City [Or.]) 1855-1863, July 31, 1858, Image 1

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,THH)IS-ri A sues , JHi,k,i at
t 'tkrtt UJUrt and Pily VmU pit annum, i
j uitumt. It tmatt itUuriktrtihrtt Uuliurt
' tek it tMi tjieti mhnnet
1 Vfktn Ikt mini it tt paid in utmutt, hour
Dtllmrt mill It ckarttd if J tfitt It t m mi
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(IT r VMart for til nwulhtSt lubtcnu. 1 ' "
Hum ttmtti jut t Ittt ptrmd. ' " ' -
Vol. IV. OREGON CITY. OREGON, JULY 31. 1858. Ao. 10.
Df Na pvptr diteontiiiutd until oil trriiirngct
' tnpmtt), mint ntthttpthuiif the puhlitkir.
" Sciiic Axiwrhimo Simth Qlkktionk.
WLy it rain water tuft T Beoausu it U
1 hoi impregnated wilh vrtrtli nmi mineral.
to - Why it it more usy lu wnh with soft
' tailor thnn with hard I Because soft waw-r
a Uitllea freely with soup, and dissolves it
. Instuad of JrcoiijHiiiig it at hard water
: dor. ; i
''Why do wood n-lu-t mako hard water
aoM ' V " " .' .
.lit. IlecaUM lliu cn'tuiiic vciil of Wood
. ahe combine with tho u!liute nf limp
in 'the hard water, mid convert il into
Chalk; 2dly, wood ashes comert tome of
Ilia soluble mill 'f water iii'u insoluble
sippl and it triluiimifn ; of tho 1,507 po- Damascus. Independently of lit cm
liiicnl iiciicr piiUilicd in llio United trl posiiimi, it Inn HitmcliuiK in iitdfiu.
hintct in IMll, 853 nr Whig, and 742 porior prrlmpn to any city in the Kat.
wi i D.'itinuialio. lliora ae four bun-
ilrrd tlmiiitiind tndiann in onr' lorritoiy ;
from tht AVy, Nrie York ilrJiral Juurntl,
Tha Lair-Dtcr Huata.
Wa have heard of ro,, half, nl"'"i individual, we par
a old a. tin.o but IJ umucu i. at l,aat .u,VB ""'V ,or """V "
fuver. In auth catei we have freuuiiilv
ohcrvrd the child improve by Ix'inir wean-
At certain period in the development of: f j Wt u,,, ,Le , o( B,,er bcfr I-
naturally difaiiri-rablr, and that i' it de
hi tho vWo of lliu Ruvnliilion, llirro were at old ai any received history ; nnd u in
hut 3(1,U:0 in lliu old tliirtui ii Slulra, ac J fact tho ol ltat city know of whioli pre.
cur Jiiijf to nil cilininto of (Ji ii. Knox ; di. ai-rve to (hi dy iin oriinul Importance
rr-t t and iii'lir. cl lax paid by inch alii'.a I From the time wln ii Abraham left h'u)
atruclive to br-uuty. Wumvn prrterra uu
reraun in the country, 94 SI i number of home kri ween thetwo rivcra," to jouru,.y i I'gl'imrte, and barmoniw aitli nature'.
r..i.t (..( ott..r. l i SUll .0(111. c on- In wutward to tho "Land of Promi.." ul'aw.orii, n.-y ua rK.......w .u
about 919 of the frne inulca over twenty
one year of age ; number of Federal office-
holilerx, (cXL-lutivo of army nnd navy,) j sand yean, and il hai been n link never
broken beiwecn tho patnarclial a'e and
Ulance. An ill balanced Condition of ! imfnirfU lliair natural taiiea for a lonjjer
mind or body tvmnt to invito amne ol.jeoi j ,(., mill . facl( ,l(.y Mj0In be.
on which the predominant paa.ion or func M v,alej n ln(.r u M ,,.,
1IUII till! U l ACIKIHU. 1 U1 VI'J' VI IHM wr
and throw iliem dwn at a m-diiikiit by
which lliu water feriiniiia nioro pure.
Why hat rain watnrtiich an unph-aHant
' tmcll when il ia vollvcicd in a ruin lub or
1 tank ? Ik'cauxit il ia inipri-gnated with do
' t'otnpotvd organic mailer wu.licj from tin
' roof, treen, or the in which il ia col
lated. ' Why dnet water mrlt aalt ) Uucaue
'very inimilo partich't of water iii.inu:ilt'
ihetiuelvea into tho purt-t of the null by
Ltapillary attraction, and force lliu c'ystaU
' span Trora each other.
'" How duet bloning hot ful iimko them
tool I It C haunt t'io air wliiuh ha been
healed by food to uhan;ji mure rapidly,
' and ' place to fruidi cold air.
'"Why do ladiu fun thnmelvet in hot
wenthurl Hint fresh paniulua of air may
J be brought in cunlaci with thuir Tncv by lh
action of :ha fan ; and iu every freli pnrii-
vie of air abi'irbi aomu heal from I ho akin,
. . . . .
.thia coHiUiut chnngu 'nuke them cool.
m Doc a fun Cool the air I No, il muko
the air hotter, ly imartin to it the lrvM
of our face but il caolii our face by trims
furring its heat to lliu air.
' Why I there m! way a nUong drnu'lit
through the key -hole of a door! Di cause
r the air iii the pm we occupy ia warmer
' than tho nir in llio hull ; tliemfure the n'.r
,'frein the hall ruxh ihruugli tlio k'-y hule
' into lliu rown, and causes n draught,
u 1 W liy ia thero olwraVa a alrong draught
(under I lie door and ihrouh tho crevices
fun each aide I Itcvaaao uld air rtiirai
'from the hull 10 nupply the void in the
coain caused by tho escape of warm air up
the chimney, &o-
C j Why is there always a draught lliiouh
the window crevice I llecausa iho ex'er
'Vil air, bt-iu colder limn iho air of the
(room we occupy, rinV- ihroiigli iIih wiu
duw vrevicea 10 aupply tho deficiency
caused by iho escape of iho warm air up
1 the chimney, fee. ' '
i' If you open iW lower ah of a window
there is more draught ihan if you open tho
. upper l'xplnin llio reasou of this.
I If the lower wish be open, cold external air
" will rush fredy into iho room mid tnusn n
'great "draught inwaid; but if the upper
" tash bn open, tho healed air of llio room
will rush out and f course lliera will be
' las draught inwatd. '
liy which iians ia a roam belter veiili-
laled by opening the upper or lower
aaslil l rjom is betier veniilaied by
'opening iha upper sash; because tho hoi,
Nitiated air, which always ascends towards
i the coiling, can caenpe more easily.
.Bv, which nu-nni is a hot room more
C quickly cooled by opening lliu upper or
lower ash t A hot room is cooled more
Quickly by tho lower sash, because the cold
tAt can enter more freely at the lower part
"of the roonvihan at tho upper.
i Why doe he wind dry damp linen f
Beoause dry 'kh1, like a dry sponge, im-
iibes the part-ido of v ipor from the sur.
face of tho linen a fast as they are formed.
K , Which is ika 4rtHj9t place in a church
ir chapel! Tho gallery. i
.Why is the gaWerycf all publio places
Tiiolior than the lower parts of the build
ing! IJecauso Iho heated air of ihe build
Jug ascends, and all the cold air which
can enter through tho doors and wiudows
( Jieep to lb floor till U has become heated.
Why do plant often grow out of walls
n4 (o wrs ' Either bceuse t"a W'1I,J bleW
iieaasu' tliere with the dual? or else be
.MMMmv b'rd, flying over, dropped ecd
here, wtiich it had formerly eaten. ;
' i .... nihpr interestinr facts of
TTSe d''i atatiatical view 0r tho United
fitartea; the fUton Transcript mentiows
'that tlie Jiave a m. ,
greater popalatiou than the !avchoIdtng 1
Staves; that the foreign vote of the conn
tcry one twelfth of iha whole; thai about
Wthird of the white population of the
1 alate State are alave-owner ; that the
State of New York has about one-eighth
of the population of the Union ; that there
.ia one house to ery aix person in the
country ; that the Roman Catholics lave
Vat one-eleventh a. many churches as the
' Methodists; that the number of persons
ha lia east of the Mississippi e'
... hM who live west
'limes greiwr .
thereof: ihe dwtsnce between ew ork
.ml Vew Orlean. i more than that between
' London and Cooataniinople, or Taris and
Su Petersbarg; over ww fifib of the na-
33,4"0, a ninefold incrcano since 1800
lie population haiiig increased about
fivefold ; one fourth part of tho pcoplo re
ide in villages, towns, and eilies ; the ii"in
ber nf people to a dwelling lu New Yoik
ciiy averages more than 13, in Boston
iirnrly 0, in New Orleans in Kichmond
about 0 ; iu 5 1 counties the females greaily
pre'luiniiiale, in 153 tho sluves, and in 7
iho foreign burn.-
To Manags a Horse.
Whenever you perceive a horse 'a inclina
tion to rear, separate your rein and pro
pare for him. The insiant he is about to
rise, slacken nno hand, and bend or twist
his head with iha other, keeping your
hands low. Thia bending compels him in
move a hind leg, mid, of necesity, bring his
furo feel down, luttuully twist him com
pletely round, two or three limes, which
will vmifusn him very much, and com
pluii ly throw him oir his gu ud. Tho mo
in. til ou have finished twisting him round,
place his head iu the direction you wish to
proceed, apply the spu's and ho will nol
luil lo go forward. It llio situation bo con-teiiii-ut,
press him into a gallop, and ap
ply tho whip and spurs two or llirco times
severely. The horse will nol, perhups, be
nulla Hiih.-difU witli i lio UlTcuI, but may
have obsorved that they seldom drink beer.
In all the saloons you generally tee somo
oilier d i ink standing bvfure them. Wo
name hat been familiar J iu U-auly and i n"'110' 11 ""'""ccss.ry io quoio ni.ny know by W0cn in Europ8 it u
riches have been i.Mverbial for four thou- '''tB'' of ibis state in nations, and we Jerej n , dfj)k Mt,m&b w.
uciicvc every one nn ooser'i'u ns i-uecvssi Wero nvcr jfuri)u,d why,
certain period, in tho human subject. j , u lilllo uouJcr ih'at ,uf German na
We fiud implanttd in man't moral, as ioj ,ion k10Uj roniain $uljca , lho rui uf
hi material and physical r.alure, many de- ,i,iriy-six petty lyran's, when wo consider
sires which are irrepressibls, and wl'icli tliatut uf iiidiirvroiice into wliivli indiviJ-
demand an object, lake the religious, Uttj, may 0euiik by driiikins even quauti
wlilL'b ia nut generally the
On Kuar (1;' loiea er hm) uiw intmUrn, .1, 0
i'i iuMrt i'W, 4,i H
h ' Uirvo iiMniuns, SAU
Kseh niliwuenl iiuwrtiwi, I ,i u
licasonkkl JJuclioi, to Uium alio siiuitas I'
lit ytar.
thai of the steam engine. It has como uu
der ihe dominion of lavid, of Jeroboam,
of IMiaraoh Xecho, of Nebuchadnezzar, o
Alexauder, of tho Ptolemies, of Cleoputrn,
of llerod, of the Moslem, of the Crusaders,
of Timoiir iho Tartar, of tho Sultan of
Constantinople, and the l'achns of Egypt,
yet it survives and still flourishes. Here
i the "sireat called straight," where Ana
nias enme, directed by a vision, to inquire
strongest in our nature, as an example:
we find whole nation have been willing to
deceive themselves by the worship of im
age which they have created themselves,
nnd to porsuade themselves that they real
for " one called Saul "of Tarsus." Here is I ' Lavo ,,,e PweM Ibcm.
i lie spiritual delirium wuicii soizeu upon
lie of beer much too small te cause, by
their alcohulio properties, anything ap
proaching intoxication. This total annihi
lation of the executive faculty can bo at
tributed to no other cause than llio hops
with which lager-hcer In particular is so
highly impregnated. Whether or not the
nurcolie proper! ici of this billor vegetable
still shown a window from which il is said
the Apostle was let down. Lie re is (he re.
nnfad alia it fi .OnVPrwinn Snd i
here are iho lon.b of Saladin. the head of common in SM wa "l!vatad, until, joc, incrc,.e ti,c .timuhiting and inloxicat
John the Uaptist, the house of Naaman and 1,ko ftn ",ri!r,or I"18"0"' " n,aU9 for ,!,u'r iS propertiea of aloohulic mixtures, is well
the mosquo of Sultan Selim. So varied an iJot uJ A we recover hoow ,0 uri,,kers of paikling wiuc. or
our people but a abort liiue since, abow Lr, n(eM1(ifitj ly ,Uo carlonia acid, we
how tho desire alW a future existence, Lro not ..rgna,.,! ,0 ntwett hut thai it
are the associations, near and remote, real
or apocryphal of a city which crowns them
all by iia rare position and luxuriant ver
dure, its garden, lis pastures? and its
ri clear streams" : its A buna and Pilar
par, "better than all tho valors of la-tael."
slowly from ooo disease, another makes its
appearance, and attacks some other por
tion of the organization.
Wo consider Ihe lager-bier niauia as
typical of a great waul for something le
gitimate, by which may be quieted that j wi,cn ti,0 announcement was made that i
excitement consequent upon t lie diseased
condition of our motive faculties and pas
sions, which in our country are cultivated
until they acquire an intensity as unnat
ural as they are quickly matured.
Tho same causo operates to produce this
demand in those who habitually indulge in
Immoiitaliiv. Men seldom think of
tile trreal event of death until the shadow
I'hi-I disposid to try again fur the mastery, fall across their own path, hiding forever
Should this bu ihe cne, vou have only to from tin ir eyes the truces of the loved ones
twist him, etc., as before, mid you will find whoso living smiles were the sunlight of
that iu tho second .ini"i'le he will be more , their existence. IK-nth is the great antag.
easily subdued than on the foriuer occa- jonist of lite, and thu cold thought of the ,,;. beverage, as may bo seen at work on
sion j in fact, yo.i ill .'him quail under ( mmb is the .Melon of all feasts We do kUool),hU ,,0 , cprlail, )erio(Uli brcomo
la l.orac,"-ftcr having been treated in I although its passage may had lo Para- addicted to the chewing of India-rubber,
... .. .. " . ... . 'r . . .1.1 II. I ..... I 1.
cnaiK, couis, anu outer unuaiurui sue
stances. It may be further traced in the
extensive use of tobacco and ihe rapid in
crease in llio consumption of oilier still
nioro powerful narcotics. Lagier-bier
drinking is another phase nf the samo dis
ease, and produced by similar causes
iho o
lliu way desciibed, will report to trick
a ihiid lime.--.DWiVi Storlimttu.
Ship ok I'toi.kmy Piiii.oI'atbk The
description of this vessel, furnished by
Alhciiieus iu his fiflli book, is almost in
credible, li had forty banks of ours, was
two hundred and eighty cubits in length
equal lo four hundred and twenty English
f.-ei Hurt y-c-iulil culsii or uiiy suven feci
dise; ami. willi Charles Lamb, we do not
want to ho down in the muddy grave, even
with kings and princes fur our bed-fellows.
But the flat of nuturn is inexorable
There is no uppeal of relief from tho great
law w hich dooms us lodusl. Wo flourish
nnd wo fude as t lie leaves of tho forest, and
ihe flower ihat blossoms and withers in a
day has not a frailer hold upon life than
Who nii'ihlieht monarch that ever shook
earth with his footsteps. Generations of
iu birndth. from entrance to entrance, and
nearly eighty feel in perpendicular height
from ihe ufl rail or liiHYail to the keel. Il
was fiirrish. d with four rudder or steering
oars, forty-live feel each in length, and the
long' st cf llio oars by which it was propel
l. d wrre eniial in l.-nmh (fifty-seven fiet)
to the I'Xtrcmt breadth of the vessel. The
crew consisted of upwards of four thousand , ,i..11,rillrul gui When about to yield his
rowers, and four hundred, or, nccording to Lolln existence as a sacrifice lo fato, his
some aicounte, three thousand oilier per-, ui;0Je d Cleinanthe asks if ihey shall nol
suns wero employed in tlio navigation of L, again, to whioh he replies : "1 have
this immense fabric. Il has been estimated a.ej (iat dreadful question of tho hills that
this vessel had a lounugfl ot UJl-i ions, eiornal of the clear aircnms that
mun appear aud vanish as the crass, and
the countless nmliitudo that throngs the
woild to day, will to-morrow disappear as
thu footsteps on the shore. In the drama
of Ion, the instinct of immortality, so eh
qucntly uttered by
' i. r. i . - .1
I wrcca, nous h ut-t-i
the ileatli-dovotud
response in every
builders' measurement, and an external
bulk of 830,700 cubic feet.
Winy HathinG. Tlio warm bath is a
grand remedy, and will cure I lie most vir
ulent oCdiseuses. A person w ho may be
in fear of having received infection of any
kind, as, for instance, having visited a fe
ver patient, should speedily plunge into a
warm bath, suffer perspiration to ensir?,
nnd then rub dry, dress securely to guard
ii"ainst cold, and finish off with a cup of
strong tea by the fire. If the system has
imim...d nnv infeciions mailer, it will cer.
tainly ba removed by this process, if it be
flow forever of tho stars, among whose
fields of azure my spirit haih walked in
lirlory. All were. dumb. Unt while 1
guie upon tuy living :acf, l ieei wiai mere
is something in tho love that mantles
through its beaaty thut cannot wholly per
ish. We shall meet again, Clemanihe."
SlanuRh. Vcs, you pass it along
whether you believe il or not. You don't
believe the ono-siJcJ whisper against ihe
character of another, but will uso your in
fluence to bear up ihe falsa report, and pass
it on tho current. Strange creatures are
benevolent deeds
mankind. How many
risorii A lo before the infection has time lo 1 1 vo u.en chilled bv the shrug of a shoul-
spread over ihe svstem. And even it some I jcr j How many individuals hava been
lime has since elapsed, n hoi hath will be
pretty suro to remove it. Mmtcni journal.
AmKrican Profanitv. In one of his
recent lectures on Europe, Dr. Daird told
the following interesting fact in regard to
Young America :
. " Another bad trait which the English
and Americans have is profanity. Ihey
are in tho habit of using the term uou
damn so often, that ihey go by that title,
a.l children in France are sometime seen
to point at English aud Americans, in the
streets, as 'God damns,' without being
conscious of tho meaning of theterm.
C3r The phrase, " A Roland for an Ol
iver," signifies, giving an equivalent, the
short history of which is this, Roland and
Oliver were two knights, famous iu ro
mance, i The wonderful achievements of
lbs one eould only be equaled by those of
the other. Hence the well-Known pnrase
(r Daniel Dancer, when he had 3,
000 a year, used to beg a pinch of snutl
from his friend-, and when hi box was full
bartered its content for a tallow candle.
But his parsimonious ingenuity appears
contemptible in comparison with that of the
Russian miser, who learned to barK mat
he might avoid the expense of keeping a
shunned by a genilo mysterious hintl
How many chaste bosoms nave oeen
wrunif with a tingle nnd! How many
urnves have been dug by false report !
Yet you will keep it above me water oy a
wag of youi tongue, wlien you migni sum
it forever. Destroy the passion lor iaio-
te'ling, we pray. Lisp not a word that
may iniure the character of another. Be
determined to listen to no story that is re
pealed to Ihe great injury or another, and,
as far as you are concerned, the slander
will die. But tell it once, and il may go
as on the wing of the wind, increasing with
each breath, till it has circulated through
the State and has brought to the g'e
one who might have been a blessing to the
The Natural HisToar of the West
Indus. Mr. Lawkins, who ia engaged by
ihe British Government in the geological
survey of Trindad, wrile to the Srnilhw
nian Institution that "it is fact wilh
which you may not be cognizant, con
neeled with the natural hislirry of the West
Indie archipelago, that no two islands
have Ihe same species, but each its
We shall not pretend to treat this sub
ject extensively, in a medical point of viow.
As a surgeon, pur attention has been con
fined mora to tho external effects on the
material conformation ; nnd if we do occa
sionally go bcluw the surface, we trust it
will be considered not ns tho complete dis
section of the subject, but, like muscular
anatomy, necessary to enable the observer
to deliaeate his forms wilh correctness.
Wo havo nKvsyi been iuclined lo a lilllo
quackery in our artistic pretensions, nnd
wc hold ourselves aincunblo to the higher
science of organic luw.
In iho April number 1850 we have
shown that food has a great influence upon
man's temperament and charactor. The
history of the German nation furnishes a
proof of the truth of this assertion. Tho
character of that people in the days of Ar-
miuius seems to have been very different
from that of to day. The cause may be
easily accounted for when their food is con
sidered ; and it becomes still more evident
when wc contemplate the efll-ct of ihe ha
bitual use of liquors so highly impregnated
with the narcotic hop. The lethargic and
torpid stale which characterizes the old
Bavarians, may be directly traced lo their
beer. That il is not the effect of the alco-
hoi it contains, is proved by the vivacity
and activity of the wine-drinking Rhine
lander end Frenchman. Chemistry has
long since exploded the ideas wilh which
the victims of this mania have flattered
and consoled themselves concerning its
strengthening effects, and, allowing its
stomachic and tonio properties, we have
yet to discover the philosophy which advo.
cates the habitual use of stomachic or tonic
There can be little doubt that, ly re
tarding the decomposition of the tissues in
tho human organization, lager-beer causes
an unnatural deposit cf fat all over the
system in persons of sedentary habits, for
we find that we suffer more from its inju
rious effects than those who by aciive ex
ercise accelerate its conversion into lit el
ementscarbonic acid aod water. As an
Tu rtoraitroa op tub Altul't! is htm
lo Inform ill MibUo lhl l.t lias jutf rrtoitrd a
Urge stork ofjt ill TYi'K nd otlirr nw prut
iukj, sin! will ba in llis t ly r l o
uiMiti.lii suiird lo nil llir n iiiitniriil uf llij k .
slay. IIAMHItl.lJ. 1'til.Tl.ltr. Ifl.ANKH,
caudh, man i.AUH, rAMriim'-woiik
sml iriliar kiuls. ilune la unlrr. B short nol r.
while its muscle are so much rlaxd at
to niaks it, at it were, hang iu a defenceless
The effects of lager beer in oth. r re
spect are mailed. The dismvler of the
head between the tart tppeaia tulargtd,
hud with it ihe back part of I he jaws, giv.
ing lo the countenance a three-cornered
look, so characteristic of the low Dutch
face; the neck become thick, ofuu hang- .
ing over the shirt collar in w riuklcs, iu thu
region where phrriiologil locate iho or
gan of amativcncss : the skin becmii' red,
with a blown up, aponjy surface, from
which large quantities of fatty mailer of
an offensive odor ate produced, giving ihe
ivhulo surface a greasy and disagreeable
Thu habitual imhibtri of ibis brvcrago
are generally obliged lu hold their cigars to
their mouths, which being used chit fly us
funnels for their favorite drink, oeem iuca.
pable of much iiiu-cu'ar tenacity. On
men addicted to sexual excess, the neck ap
pears lo diminish in size, w hilo the head
swells out liko that of a young sparrow in
proportion to his limbs, and thir skin, al
though retaining il-grcay asprct, lose Us
color and is more traiuluoeiit.
Tho effcl of loger beer on the voice is
very marked j aud iho rapid decay in iha
voices of tho leiior-singers of the German
glee clubt, who luso not only the quality of
loiio, but iho high range produces in such
societies always a great want of tenors J
it has become a by word among llu iii to
call a har-ti, drawling voice, a beer-barrti
This Tact is wall known lo opera singora,
who intiinclively avoid it.
Iu the intelligent circles in Germany the
effects of the hop have already attracted at
tention, and il has been diwuded in a new
l...op whuli U fasl LMiiuiiiL' nupularily as a
beverage. We ulludo lo ihe trr.rn or
wheat beer, now generully known as Berliu
white beer, from its pale Color.
The effect of luger-kor on tho urinary
orgnns, and oilier pans of the huimin or
ganism, aside from its alcohol, or tho nar
cotic properties of tho hops, is cry unfa
voinbk When lukuu in largo quautiths,
il has on somo persons decided diun tie
properties, whilst lis evident action on the
lower part of thu spine is shown by a fre
quent loss of ihat power to which wo owe
the must exalted and ennobling joy of
heuRyand intellectual offspring. Every
Burgeon whoso obsrrvaliout nnd induction
have been correctly exercised can attest this
startling liulh; the offspring of such falh.
ers are always inferior in stature and s'int-
ed in intellect, whiUl those who niutry
later in life are often childless.
Those whose souls appear to bo thu tail
end of their appotito, say thai lager-buer
produues a good appeliiu; bul wj are re
liably informed that, although it may do
so, it vitiates the tatc. philosophors who reason by anal
ogy, ay that beer adds to the longevity of
man, because il reduce iho activity of lilo
and llio oxidulion of the tissues. Accord
ing to mathematics, what is lost in power
and intensity, we gain in time; utid what
we gain in lima, wo lose in power. But it
is questionable whether such an existence
is desirable, even should il be possiblo to
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surprising that men sink, nndcr such ctr- fr,u0 "J "w " v,lJ" "
cumstancos into a stnto of materialism, and j lager-beer.
other tcratcd mixtures.
We have, in tlio saloon in this city,
watched the awakening fioin the lethargic
stupidity into wh'uh a crowd of habitual
imbibers of law-beer havo been unk,
fresh barrel had been struck. Their greasy
faces shine with additional lustre, and a
perfect rush takes place to be first ready
for thu waiter. They appear to Lave a
keen appreciation of the diffusive proper
ties of the extra quantity of carbonic acid
present in bear.
Il is iu such subterranean establishments
as throng our city, that may be seen a class
of wretches, who, lo crcalo thirst, eat
chceso in an advanced slate of decomposi
tion, tailed and sniuked eels, ike. : gluttons
who neither eat to live nor live to eat, bul
cot to drink.
We way ba though! one-tided or partial,
when wo ascribe these effects to the indul
gence in narcotic beverages. Doubi'ce
other causes havo a large share iu the same
work ; but without its influence and it is
one of vast iuiporlaiico might o not soon
er hope for an ctnuncipniion from many
of tho evils w hich detain nations nnd indi
viduula on tho road to a higher cxistenco!
Certainly, a state of indifference, which we,
as a nation, are too apt to relapse into after
the wild excitement of forluno-hiiuting,
and the other excitements lo which wo are
particularly liable, oven when not intensi
fied by narcotism, is not favorable to the
development of our moral and spiritual cul
ture ull relaxation ia intended lo be char
acterized by stupidity. Wu have always
found that proper agitation, physically or
menially, is generally favorable to thu de
velopment of human morals at well as in
tellect; mid we fiud ihe same hold good in
tho recuperative condition called sleep;
that from which we are most easily awuk
cned is most refreshing.
When wo consider these things, it it not
own peculiar birds reptiles, ana " i! instance of ibis, compare the effect, of la
in me uuii ul i . ... t
nit nim of the fishes.
Paria there is a very singular hsn called
the 'Trumpet,' which rises lo the surface,
blow off its music, and then descends."
It is believed the fossils of ibese island
are many of them new to science.
ger-beer on our clerks and young men about
tewn, and the German Tamers, and the
loso their appreciation of tho boaaliful.
In fact, boer by its properties destroys all
fine distinctions, and its habitual use grinds
tho edge from oar critical faculties The
beer drinking portions of iho nations of
Europe will furnish us with an example
Look at the productions of tomo nf the
Du.tch artists; their toult seldom ascend
higher than slaughter house, kitchen-brawl,
dog-and cat scenes. We are aware of the
taste of the Germans for music, and of the
great master in this art lo which their
land ha given birth. But wo find the
sublime creations of those minds ro lost
to them when even slightly under the influ
ence of their favorite narcotic beverage ;
there Is something In them reproachful.
At the glee club festival in June last,
we did indeed see a lagcr-becr audience
fascinated by a polka, aod struck wilh a
swoon by a sentimental air, but they
walked off from the melodies of their great
composers, which to us appeared to fill the
soul wilh aspirations after the beautiful and
the infinite.
It is little wonder if a nation addicted
lo the use of a drink with such properties
and iis effects are well known should be
Wo havo no doubt that i's evil consr.
quences could be traced through ull the mo.
ciul relations uf man, and that its effect
upon the human orgatiimlion, materially
nnd spiritually, will ynl bo sscorlaiued and
recorded. There can bo lilllo doubt thul
ila use in excess, as we now see it, can
exorcise no f.ivoiablu influence on our hap-
piness as individuals, or our destiny as a
difference of its effects, or rather the effect eome jevoid of tpiriluality, and fall into a
of it counteracting influence which are ' tUt6 0f materialitm, tuch a history hts
working against it, will be immediately per-! u yet frnished u with no parallel,
eeived. j ! effectt upon the external form, and
In women who take liitle exercise, lager- faction of man, is already begin
ning to awaken attention, tne oepress
OCT Mr. Crittenden, in the U.S. Senate,
in a few forcible remarks on the bill to re
peal the fishing bounties, said that when be j beer acts as will doe on lsble-cow ; il
Ctr The General Assembly of Tresby- i fif6t came ;nt0 public life be found these accelerates ihe secretion of milk, bul fur-
terians, recently in session in Chicsgo, has J lo- to the fishermen a part of the es-1 nishes it wiib no caseine or other nitrogen-
ublisbed policy of the country, and, wun md substances, by wnicnaiooe tne imaai
Hnr Clsv always opposed interference i can be sustained. The child will, eonse-
with them. He wold not but iew the ; qoenily, have a watery and oft appear-
- . tt . ' I L. i.,t .tvi" st. k.a 1 1 U a uIa
fiishorie a the nnrwry of Ibose K'Z-.r:LZiZl
decided by a vote or 100 to 6-4, lust oi
vorcet cannot be granted unles adultery
be clearly showa, and that any one marry
Ing a person divorced for any other cause,
V If eniltv of .duller? in a moral seamen who bad won for ut such attonisb- It will be liable lo etiuMon oi water on in.
1, b.m elf guilty or adui.ery , fed; frOfr)er0or.or,r.,et
and broad hads; the flat, though wide,
shouldert and breast; the straight back,
and cow-like tread of its vidian, are already
known to keen observers.
A crest change lakes place in tha eye
when lager-beer it habitually drank. It
hat inn
OCT Who notninnted Washington, in the
Continental Congress, for commander-m
chief of the revolutionary army! Tho
popular ttory was that old John Adams
did it, aaving that be was a young man of
equal modesty and bravery ; but Irving s
life of Washington gives iho credit to Mr.
Johnson, a delegate of Maryland, while
IJancruft, in hit now volume on llio liovo
lution, sayi Thomus, of Maryland, did il.
Bancroft adds that he was brought forward
at the particular rnqtiest of New HnglanH,
who as commencing Ihe war, and furnish
ing ihe groat body of the army, would seem
entitled to a leading voice in tho v hoico of
commander. The election y uongres.
was by ballot, and Washington had every
vote. So rally had he impressed the coun
try wl'.h Ins power.
05- h i. ssid that Walkor, the filibus.
ter is certainly preparing a third expedi
,ion against Nicaragua. His followers in.
the South make no tecrel of the loallcr,
and tho Administration has received offi
cial information of the fact from the head
quarter of tb movement,
OCT Major U. R. French, an old lim,
deuiocrallo polilbian of New Hampshire,
for many years an office-holder at Wash
ington, has become president of the nation
al republican association in the capital,
riably . turbid .ad .lMPr look, "WA i.not sgreealle to hi, old friend,..
lonal tertrory
is diained Ir the Missis-
view of the cate.