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tt' ta al the festal, fbet, tssnr
Trass.. sil T Lin sIamm.
rrCt" He' kMws hi tnu la rata.
CC.I& Tk riJ-hooJl tail In woman dwell
IV & -fc wscik limiui UboU,
, 4."U tkMtlrstrcptM,
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4. Iinirxf rrfcl Uerl..
T wtct lb ltW cmi ya will Nad Iht
(bit, as Ikilst. sad eotod, and feurth line I .(rib
0 wb eta UU wb hth m'M
Among th lUaty an,
Hew (rub aa wtlean tonka lit mArn,
That Mbmhi bruit'.
rJrlaifJii wind! ilow, aloft,
AH baa debfbt U cry
A wuif tmib Um parted wart
Tb ftod ablp mail repe.
WWW fere and aft, allrUiiorh adtif,ht,
8a sprMd. ber cants wih,
TUejala waikskit tare, u deck
v Wan am tbaa maareh pride,
Tm wI b kaow tb m-bud. wing
Wil wall his away a barn te-slrht
Yba srtlcom I the nuliinf blast,
Tbal Sir tb w.len now
Y wad fiumi herald, of the deep
Make b ma ber prow !
Good Ma-room la la roaring gaVX
It Manny trumpet blow
Bui chaia If a Umsani ftthomt down
Ts sluggwb. calm below !
From lb IiUi Nalwoal Macaila
The Vatlce ! DrstakeMnesa.
I bar paad Ibmifk lie ciijr, I'r nrf 'cr lb
I bar aaalM of lb Eft biooj, I'r counted mr
1m- fiUaxti L JULUawf M tM. I k- l- .i.
Wba Um Tktc wu stroof in hm moment of
"Wan hit UonU all firth, I bar sat bjr lib mjt,
Tall dro I had dni(td. aa il crtpi Ihroofh
Mad Um wa kit dtalh-Uiro a etroofsrhad ba
Wbss lb rtrtl was brifbUst, I linVcd la the
I laagWd wsh lb loud!, IV echoed Ihe ton; ;
, lata lb aillm, th proodM, I'r earned mj
Oa aV bssatiM brow, I bar cbrooJcltd ihaoe;
ta Ik bat of tb peasant I'r hovered abort,
O'er U turfdbud bcanb and tb Kent of hit
Van tb bunt of wild mudc from woman't lip
Aad tb voictief childhood tank deep in hit touL
As I ealettd Um eircle, Iter died In a wad.
Aad Um tbmktof th draolat mep ton' Ihe
IT USA, u h. uooci.tir.
Tb part tb rul'lh. Al l.er touch,
lit tempi ralrtt usfdid.
And frpoj their cnrTOu ihrinea detcend
Tb lo'ftitr men of old
At her deep twe Ihe dead repljr,
Dry bmta art, cb(liM anj lirer
Loog-perohed garltndi blootn anew.
And buried joji rcrire.
Wbea o'er Ui fulnr, many a thatle
Of saddening twilight Me tie,
Or tb dunin'd preeent to th soul
Ha eroptineai rereaW,
8a ope bcr catket and a clou.'
Of cheenng perfuxnt ttreanw,
TUlwUh akfled hem we tread
Tb pleasant land of dreamt.
Make frieadt of potent Memory,
qb t ymmg roan In Ihy prune,
Aad wllb btr Jewtla bright and rare,
Knrich lb board of Tun ;
Yet If thou mockett her with weed,,
A Irifler 'mid her biatra.
Shall send a poiton Ihiougb Uiy tcint,
la lif'a dlaatUoua bourt.
Mak frleudi of potent Memory,
Oh! maiden, In Uiy Hoot,
Aad bind ber to Ihy Inroort heart,
Fr (arrow aoflenelb into joy
Beneath htr wand tuUiine,
Aad ill Immortal robrt can eae
From lb frail Uireada of Time.
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IttrA down east editor nays, there u a,
i.llnt.l.U.ri;nn.ulll.al.nll. so . , el
tut Ihey talk of boiling it down for molas
aes- Aberdttn Ucc.
Why, Mr. Bee, you need not bo aur.
srbedatthat our Pontotoc girl, aro noth
lb Ing but Uutti, bouthtm lribune.
OCrTho editor of a Yankee paper snjs full of awed, lively lusclou juice, and not
that be knowa a man so lazy that hi. had. subject to blight or rot. Tho Isabella
ow beat him a quarter of a mild in walk., grapolia neither of these qualitle, and Is,
lag t mile. Tfjcro i one in this town no! upon the wholo, a worthloa grape. The
Vwy that he ha. to carry a cat under hi. j Catawba I much superior to It, and per.
Srm to breathe for liini. S.l.Nrvi. 'haps m far a discovered the best ntlixe
fhaa tb BU tM Riaakaaaa.
t Um Caltaw ! taw Onip.
Itavlng oaltlratcd tlw Rraps near Iho
RIiIimi, in Oarmany, and alw lor a num.
bar of year, in Miaiouri. I aak to U nerniii.
lad to communloato to the public aome of
my rxperienre. tint and rorrnioit to the
wrll being of ihia valuable fruit, is aault.
able climate, next In Ihia, a auilablo auil,
and lastly, proper trratment and culture.
TIiom lalltudea in Europe, northern Afri.
ca, and weatera Aala, within which Ihe
vine nourishes, are from tlJ to 48 degrees,
north. Beyond the points, north or south
the countries appear too hoi or loo col J.
Il is generally conceded that where the
peach thrives, the vine will also tfrive.
Ilnwerer, there is one considerable differ,
ence in respect to the grape Il la this:
while the pratk thrives in those latitudes
equally well in the interior countries, the
grape flourishes best in the vicinity oflaivr
bodies of water and more especially of
salt water, Thus, wo rind the moat ge.
nialcrowth of the srapo in the Azores,
the Canary Islands, the coasts of the Med
iterranean, and upon ihe banks of the
Itlack and Caspian -a. There are per
haps, few plants whioh eraporato mois
ture at so great a rate, and also, in return,
feed so largely through the means of their
line largo leaves upon the atmosphere' as
tlio vine the moisture of the sea furnish,
rs a constant supply, and that of a ssline
natjre, whio'i ii so essential to this plant.
The suitable latitude within the United
States, east of the Rocky Mountains, is
probably from 38 degree south to the Mex
ican CSulf; on the Pacific, probably within
ttiA limn lllfitti lf Kiimnt. Klwvljw,
has line arape countries tnrouchout its
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I whole dominion, indented
-. .- . .'
atcU table laudi (
for instance, tho Valley of Mexico under
latitude 20 degrees, with a climate simi.
' lar to Kuropean latitude of -id. IV iho
Peak of Tcnf rifle, in 3'J degree north, the
xin grows 0,.K)J feet above the level of
tho Atlantic. Upon the whole, it only
nourishes within the most temperate zones.
In the Cape Colony, about 30 south. grow
the famous Conitaiitia vine.
Next.t as to the soil. Tho thriftiest
plants and the best flavored wine crow
upon xolcanlc reuuins-on Mount Ulna
grows the fainou Lachrymao Chri.ti
Tho finest Rhenish wine grow upon ba.
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irrtraiiiv iinnwii ,, tiui An., ,,!
Part ofOrecorrfhay alto bo .uilablc
. r . .a
V-.l In !, vnVnnl .n nnrni,. ,11 nf
.ufficicnt depth, aay four feet, and baied
upon Umesione, Is best. A very rich vcr.
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sub-sou and any
come like plaster in hot weather is inju
rious to the plant. A hilly situation it
generally preferable to the plain.
Improper treatment will defeat the well
being of the plant in the best adapted soil
and climate. Although tho treatment
must vary, according to both, Hill, there
exist aome general rules. Proper pruning
and trimming seem to bo the principal
pan of it. The following rule will ap
ply to all countries. Prune your vines
ftcrthc fall of the leaves in autumn get
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Lasiti iiv a
pect fruit only from .hoot, of tlw previou.
season-do not leave too much bearing
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imi, uui (iimunrai ii iu in Winer m rat.
luring fruit. In .uinmer pruning, mt off
exery shoot that has fruit three Tcnxe. .. '
bote the last bunch of grape, and leaxe
only a few strong .hoots, which mu.l be
ttiiiioui iruu, anu never irnn inciii uuring
theirgroAth, but tie and train them care
fully to their whole length, and in autumn,
after all tho foliage has fallen, trim off
close to the item every shoot thai ha home
fruit. lake your long shoots from a
near the ground atyou can raiso them, and
prune them in the fall, of every side shoot
or lateral branch, leaving only the centre
one to it full length, as far, aa the buds arc
. lull .no round an, iru wnrvl trull maltiretl.
Train horitontally and not vertically, If it
can be avoided, and never cut a single'
leaf to bare t-our fruit, and cxnoe cxerv
le ualilornia coait, altogether a '" " "" - -...
country, and .ituatcd upon the, . VoW Wn?nx ""?? V ,0. ,"
, i becoming more and more c,"urc ol naiurea beat gill. Aiinougu ex.
' ... I ...... w lm L ii,Ui. In ll.A vtn tl... Iw.l
etablo mould Is detrimental to the plant ; t'", ' " . , ' , , V ,., i-TjI. My, bade me we come, and began to tolicit I
it i. fond, however. of.Uble manure, bone. ! o penelrat. Unround to i ?,"'.'" '''f.1' m, opinion as to the probable me.it. of.
oyster shell, lime, arte, and an occaico- '" H"" " """"u."r' T. . r Z. i.,Z llM gmelry, w Inch w a U be pub.
al.priokling oft around it. A .tiff, ; imnd ate vk.i iiyorouf ' '? U,M wmcIill,e, Uul Jane interru'pted
j branch to a full atmospheric influence. their own taste, instead of the grown up
Training one branch acrou, or over anoth. girls of their district,
er, will deprive tho lower one of it func , But our achnol- matter wa no! a mar
tion ; never train your shoot in, but al. ried man ; and whether the fact that the
wayoutside of your trclll.es. Allow no
xegctablc or root of tree to grow near
)our vines, which will deprive them of any
l of their proper sustenance. I
I Wry few Kuropean x inc will jucoredVr been solved for public benefit. The
I in the United States. The air in tliefote- jsthr.masierhad not been long among us
rior i too dry and arid. Tho leavcof "before the old school houm wa filled to o.
j my foreign vine ore only one-lhird lio erflow ing; and hi a remarkable fact, that
size of the same varieties in Kuropo; and i winter there wero more large girt in
! in the latter part ofJuty, they are frequent- school than thcro had ever been bofore,
I ly scorched up, and fall. In August, iho .or havo been since. Tho importance ufed.
plant is oftin deprived ofitacnliro foliage; 'ucalinn seemed particularly appreciated
then in September, it lake a second growth ! by all who had hope, or even wiibea of be.
, the unmatured wood is killed the sue- i corning wives. And Uncle Hill, who was
'ceding winter; tho plant linger and die
alicr a few seasons, incre aro but two
out of my twenty Kuropean varieties,
xxhlch succeed well, and Ihey belong to
tho Hurirundy anecles: however, ihnv re.
quiro protection in tho winter. Wo must
look to llm Improved nativo varieties, and
particularly to audi a wl bo mproxnl.rvot a quilting, or party, waaperlect wnn.
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iiolluii of our best native. say tlm Cataxx.
La and White Scuppcrnona wo will in
I time, produce a number of now xariclic, j a. sorno of tho ancient, .uppoaed, thatarli
I homo of them certainly, entirely adapted to clo had any Immediate connexion with tho
, our climate, and of belter quality than tho palate. Pie, pudding, cakca and larti.
northern plan's. A good grape ought to
, be devoid ofpulp,poaca a very thin skin,
fruit. Ii would. lwm, esar oo'wwv
Scuppernong, of North Carolina,) said to
bo a fino grape. I havo two varieties,
black and whlto, but neither of them havo
borne fruit yet, w a to permit ros to judgo
of It. 1 har' also many seedling, but too
young to bear.
Ttin Catawba la t uccrsalully cultlvateil
about Cincinnati, and I lie wlnnmado from
It compares taoraMy wllh thlnl.ratcSpan.
Ih wlno. Mr. IIr!moiil,ofSoutliCar.
ollna. nrvfrrt. and ralacaalax. I Mlor, tlw
Catawba, with uocc. The culture of
tho xitin In the United State is hardly In
its infancy From North Carolina south
to Louitiana, wherever there are high or
hilly grounds, not loo far from tho coats,
are certainty beat adapted to many of our
native varieties, which may bo greatly
multiplied and improved by culture,
Prom the one kind, Villi Vinifrnt, a ualive
of lVrnia, aprang Iho five hundred varie-
tieswhlchato spread over fturope, Asia
and Africa; but it took more than two hun-
dreil year Iwwro Iho vine would grow al all i anxioui awut Ibnditideml oDiia at
all in tho northern part uf France audi feclion, lliatlt neverncciirrcdtnlhcm that
Uermany, after its first Introiluctlon, while (the Miun of Ida partialitv nmM only le
In tho)" very prt the HKwt celebrated obtained by the a.Mitu'i. of a ilato pencil
RhenMi Jind Hurguiidv wine arc nowjio their charm. At lt one it, or
produced. The plant hid to bo first ac-
climated, and was moat iirul-ably mi
through Ihe ced. And while the old world
thu containeil but one specie of ihe vine,
the bolanUt diatlnguiah four diatiuct pe.
cle, a IVi't itnuka, Vitis Vulgaiti, I Hit
Savtina, Villi Silrtrtah in North Ameri
ca. .May we not thcretore, rcaaonabiv
hot-c.tliat a ureal tiumberol anetic will
pring from them, which will, in limn fa.
torably compare with t bo best Ruropcan
varlcticsT The axerage talue of winesof
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aaII.AA . Jiraa KHnil IVhal an
important branch of agriculture! How
imjiortanl in a moral point of view! The
moit temperate people in the world are
those in xiue countries ; people who ralae
and drink the pure juice of the grape are
livelier, live longer, ami are more trugal
thanthoo wlio are deprived of tills great
bleiiig of mother nature. Compare the
liannv ltlaf,'rf,r France In tbnlr nrlLli.
bow, tho IpQiI the sprightly inhabitant
o! lh Klilnc to the elumty iwer anil wnn-
key drinker or northern f.urope. I.e tour
temperance votaries propgaie the culture
K",e in.e ?'' ,h,cy " UxV?.V tUe TWl
and extremely dry seasons of our inteiior
'cou'Ury are. perhaps, worsej a parched soil,
a.! aliatfuiikafn axrl.I 1 MOPlilllf. 11 s-tT- '
nd almotphorc an
. y Uctniiientti to the plant, a cicci. po.
tli.s latl K iliiri IW.
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l te.l ABV.a d BABmaiAl ttA tut Stttl I ! VAlV
rable. I would for liiullar reason, prefer
a northern exposure; next toil an eastern,
and last of all a wcalern. The vicinity of
forests is injurious to Ihe plant ; il likes,
however, a situation sheltered frutu tho ac
tion of violent Winds, which derange it fo
anexaporation. Courtyaid in cilic.aro
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or near small branches, runs and gull
lamonc hilly tituations in tneto lauiuuea,
. ,.. t s
,hc Krr cannot bo rai.ed, as the spring
""" frosts destroy every liopc of fruit
alonir such ulacea. Hut in open chain-
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AND HOW UE CA.MK TO BE MatillKD.
Every body knows the position ofa coun
try school-master in New Kir;land, and
that it I only second to minister, whilo at
'the sarno time he is considered i.a inoro
I marketable and comeatablo commoditx .
, The minister it, almost i vcr, a married
man: and Ifho it not, he hat failed in set-
tinir tlm niAtf etiu-ntial f.innitjlo oelore llu
rising generation of hi corgrcgation
Hut a married school-mastcr 7s proof post-
live that the 'committee havo ccnsii Ir-il
.head committee man had three marriag
ble daughters, not pledged to vow constat!
cy to any swain, had anything to do with,
tho (election, i a question which ha nev
!ometliingofa wag, st'louxly declared thin
grandma'ain xvnite, who was uio oiueai
Itilial.tiM.., ' i,aiitull nrt . ueltrMil trrfi.tftlin
could only gat a pl.co to board nuar Ihe
school house. In truth, tho achoolmatter
I wa a 'proper nlco young man,' aud soino.
ihow tho girl found out tho samo fact.
cooking, which came under hi inspection,
would havo won Iho heart of any man. if.
in.ii ..-...,.-. rw-
of all which tho preparation wa ascribed
to .Sally, Polly-Hetty, or Margaret, which.
noex or tho frvorito daughter might be, who
'had the best ohanca to plcaao tho school
insiter' taste. If Ihe blind god, like flies,
wa to be trapped wllh awed and inolaao
he would hare been caught In every house
but one in the diVrlct,
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paigne countries, and more southern lati. , j , . u ,j
mdes, tho vicinity of any water course w.. iwe ,
favfule. ,nxi ,wo jve c,jc,c
Ti' acrwol-w-jwier iMal lmMnM
ble to tha uaauila, both upon hi heart and
stomach. Ho nover suspected tha mine
which were ureparlng to explode In evory
direction. The girls liegan to think that
tirely he was engaged ; and that U ntmoit
as bad a being a married man. Hut they
wero mistaken. Ill heart wn fron and
unfettered. And what they lacked Wait n
ijulck discernment of his weak tldo.
Uvory perstxt is aMillable, and tho wholo
tact' of the aflMr Is to dhrover and honor
their weak iolnl or necullnr whim. Hut
Ihe girls wero all at fault they smiled and
'pouted in ain ; their mamma made rook
and sweetmeat for their credit, with
out advancing their inlereat in tho least ;
and tho school. matter' eccentricity was mi
clott'lv connected with Ilia aehola'atlo du
ties, tlial it was not mlilruited. Hut hi
mind was the abstract of a mathematical
nroblriii. Tlirro was not a puxrle 'In
l'lionioi' Alumnae,' but he cmilil ,l-o pher,
and he nt'ertt haiipv or aallilii'U with
out fractional anxiety. Hut the girls were
wllh more tact than the rct, Miapeclitl tho
truth, and findini: that the iimiuI method:
ofeaptixnlioii had failid, auddculy Ix-came
IntcreatiHl in all mathematical puzxleaand
often iifited the mailer home with her to
finish the union' and aoli the problem
which ho had gather, d together in a file
of old almanack, a long n a century.
lie o at rate; and ilTioutiiuuiry why,
hi fett would almo.it inviduntnrily turn to
wheie hn wan uie to find a cheerful lire,
a lil of applis ami a tlntu and pencil
ready for hit aiiiutemenl. Jane Haker at
elatetl with her utratagem, and the renult
wat all idic withed, and might have been
anticipated. For to make a man happy
nhow him that you tjmpathite with and
understand hi foible, and there mutt be
. some strong reason liy, if lio iloe-a not re
want you wan lit love, or wnai, in unei
timation, It the miuo thing, the privilege
of Hearing hit name.
Jane did "ell ; tho ctioght the achnol.
,aiter, and thin hail her I lie to learn that
a matheiuatieal huxband wat eien moie tc
iliouslhan a mathvinatical lorr.
I Some lixe )ear.i utter, I paid them a
xitU at their uttn ilonucil. I louml Jane
with a ready tact at ever, am! her Ihij.
baud pulling oier 'iirecnlear' latt tdi.
lion. Thrit chubby children were gltn
tin in ; nud from tin- cnergitic manner in
which the nuii"it uid hia lungs, I drew
U c-ot.luioii ll.alit
iuhentrd its mother a
Its father' loxo of si.
I . .
,c1cu u11(j )iuict
ld in with
"John, the fire i niinut, and you will
fiarticularly oblige mr to nolvo the prob.
em of how many dicks of wood il would
take to make a good one."
lie nieclM.mcally turned to the black
of p3,". ru'hLin ., p!l , nrace.l II
to comply with the request, and then re.
turned to his amusement.
no was scarcely scs
lie was scarcely seated, before Jane a.
g. propounded a punle for hi. solution
"lluslNXlid" .aid t
he "auppon'hir on
mako a comfortable
long would it take to
"Vtn, yes, my dear," he returned, "hut
don't interrupt me now, as I am just finish,
ing the equation of this problem, which
never has been solved by any mathcuinti.
clan. If I can get it arranged correctly,
Iho solution will be positive."
"Hut a hungry family and wiualling
children are problems which mint bo aolx.
ed first," .he returned laughing.
He ca.t ono Iwok al his black board uf
saddened sorrow, and if I did not mistake,
.ono of anger at hi wifo but ho wa too
" trained to dispute ihe command iimn.
I looked a nuzzle, but did not dare to pro.
pound it ; yet aim wa too well xeraiii in
the root of the query not to uhdumtkhd it.
"He i. good and kind," said she in nx-
planatlon, "but he love a problem offiu.
1 u res and sign better than that of living.
Ho never knows hunger or 10M while in
hi abstractions nffractiont ; and I always
must proio my questions decidedly, or
have them forgotten."
' "nut" said I, but I did not darn pro.
pound the question.
She laughed and said, "( )h, I understand;
you want to know why hn is so obedient.
It is a long story in all; but the conclusion
of it wa that alter I had suffered neglect
aeen myself rivalled by an ohl,Mackboard
and my children requiring stinn interest
from thejr father, I wa oMigtd to comu to
an open rupture, ami aay that it should not
bfl-Mlhat lm ntiler thould ill, n mint It, ,l,n
I house until ho attended to my request
"Hut how could you effect tin 7" I in.
"Bay enough" tha returned, "I only
seated myself by him and rubbed out his
figures and sign aa fail as lm could make
them ; and wo cauin to un agreement that
ho ihould do my bidding always, and I
would leave him in quid when possible."
"Why," said I, In astonishment, "I
thought ho loved you."
"iJovo ma ! ho love nothing but hi
probloms, and wo came to Iho compro
mise from no other desiro of hi, but to
aavo hi darling sign and demonstration's,
"And (tho continuod energetically,)
If you marry, marry anything hut a qui.
I et man in love with abstractions, fractions,
'I'I.a a..l....ln,aalaa !! I.I llalial ilimi!
uatros. roota fWwa.' htiiorUk'il
This story showa the folly and m.!!mi.
nesa of a man' being absorbed In hia own
peculiar habit. How much happier la a
snlrllnf benevolence and Christian sympa
thy, which seeks not In own, but anoth
A HuttTcii ran Ural. I,in. "Direct
Hinllh to have the aloro-houa put In order
lo-diiy," said a portly gentleman to a ear.
vant whom he had, a wa hia dally cuatom,
auinmoned to receive hi morning dlreo-
'One nfSiiilth'a children died lail night,"
Mtiit the aervant. Ho spoke in a low tone
of xolee, and with some heillanoy a
though he thought there might be aome Im
propriety In communicating such a piece
of common place In formal Ion, low Impor
tant a personage as hia maimer.
" Ayr Will, It won't bo burled this mor.
ning. Tim storehouses muat be In com
plete readineu before Ihe arrival of some
article, which I have ordered from Ihe
cit), and which will be sent tomorrow,"
At this wat iho latt of tha aeries of d.
rei'liiint, ihe servant bowed and withdrew.
On hi way to the servant' room his step
were arretted by a beautiful bright eyed
hoy, whote cheek were glowlng'"wltli
health, hut over whnso fair brow aMrtiad.
ow had noniatuli'ii.
"Did you know littlo Walter Smith wa
dead- Ralph;" aaked Ihe child, In a low and
"Vet, n plied the aervant ''He died
"O, I am si sorry ," aid the child. "I
UM-lito lure mi to have hlin come Into the
xard, when his Cither was at work. He
wax nln) to pleaaant and so bright too.
Hok well he teemed to love hi father:
jutt at I loxe mine." And a ho Untitled
'peaking, the little fellow left the aervant,
and hurried to the parlor, where hia lath
er rcei ived him with open arm.
Several week aped awlflly on. The
dead child had been Wicd, the itiWhoua.
en hud he ii duly arranged, and many a
happy mule, and many an emotion of pride
mid joy had little Frank called forth in the
hearta of hit wealthy and uoildly parent.
It tit mm ihcir countenance wcreovercatl
uilh ihcp gloom, and their heart were
full of tornox, for the object of their (en-
dcriht lute and solicitude, their only and
darling ihild, in whom had centered all
tin r umtiitiouslmpr, wa lying cold ninl
atiirin the arm of death. Aatlie ilrlckcli
man aloud by that pate corpse, and gated
into the features so calm and motionless,
hit thoughts involuntarily rexerttd to the
morning, when ho recelml with so much
I inlilRnncu thu tidings of a father' be.
Henceforth them waa a change. The
exacting and selfish emptoxer, had learned
. . aallilut. Ittttiatts- ts-tsl tartjl aArrvxtva
. I" if (II1IBJ tlUSW, II IIIVII I i ) Still W4lWWss.
I with hit poor and lowly brethren. J7oi.
Thu FaosTT-Soi'Ltn IU'muis. In
this desolate region I saw old men with
f;ray hair and ruddy face, who had lived
lere llirnuirh aixtv dark winter, and a
many shsdrlot tuniin'rt, and seemed hale I
and contented if not happy. Hut utter
forgetfulneas seems to bo their highest
pleasure. When the lluui.n peasant ha
earned enough to afford tho luxury, he j
goes to tlie town when all Ih&church bell .
are ringing to hail some salut't day ; he
solemnly attend. Ihe ceremony of worship
1 and goes tliroiiLili all tha rcquir. J form of,
kneeling, prostration, and making tho sign '
of thu crott ; this done, he hasten, to tlie
, brandy shop (ami sometimes tho priest
I goes with him) there ho watos no time,
but pull out his money, aud buy a a much
corn brandy as ho can afford. He doc
not toy with Ins liiior, but swallows it
down at once, and in a fvw minute fall
Mineleits upon the floor. The tavern-
koepurliikc his satislud customer by the,
heel, and draw, rum out into iio.trrrt,
thcro to lie 'till tho next morning. Fre
quently, a wn entered a town alter tha
celebration of a festival, wo saw a score of
these brandy-drinker lying enelesi on
tho aide of thu road, riven loxa in this
country seems tohaxe caught soma frost
from the climate. We continued our tour
a far a l.tjug Weliki, and here wo
found an amusing instance of national
taste. In the market place stood a long
row of sti ut, honest looking, ruddy-cheeked,
peasait girls, each with a basket up
on her arm. They had come up the riv
er to sell themselves I It wa a market of
wives, with their dowries In their basket I
The young men of U.tjug-Wellkl walked
along the tempting line or face in a very
aputhi-tiu way, and seemed quite a earn
est in peeping into the basket aa In look,
ing on tho face of thoto willing girl
I und my companion, mado an appraisal
of llm charms thus freely exhibited, and I
think wa noticed two or three that might
havo served a excellent wive, had our
circumstance allowed of such a specula
tion. Positively, there wa something to
ma quite charming in this plain business
like arrangement of matrimony, con
trasted with tha same thing dona In our
fashionable clrcto in atioh an Indirect,
round-about, and hyjiocrllical lyle.
The I'fojilc'i Journal.
Did not ."ow it, Santa Anna ay,at
Huena Vista, (Jon. Taylor was thrice
whipped' but that ho wa uch a stubborn
old Yaukoo, ho did not know when he wa
whipped, Santa Anna ddro not nay a
much for himself. Hi parceplivo powor
arn clearer tlinii Ihoso of old Rough and
Ansit.-scK or Mimd. Lalost Cave. An
acquaintance of our went homo ralhor
merry thu othor night, pulled off hi boot
put them into bed. ami sot himself down on
Ihe floor. Ho did not discover hi mistake
until the boy commenced blacking him in
Mafiij ftm.Tla.wvtf all Urt
whioh encircle tha ooronei of a Udy'e
characWr la unafleoled piety. Natura
may lavish much on her person tha en
chantment of tha countenance iho graoo
fulness of her mien or tha strength of hor
Intellect) yet her loveliness la unorewntd
till piety throw round Ilia whole tha
weetnc and power of hor charm. "Wi
then becomes unearthly In her temper
unearthly In hor drains and association.
The pell which bound het affeotion to
thing below la broken, and she mount on
the illent wing of her fancy and hope to
th habitation or Clod, where It wP be htr
delight to hold communion with Ihe spirits
that have been ransomed from lb tiral.
dotn of earth, arid wreathed wllh a gar
land of glory.
Her beauty may throw lit magical
charm over many prlnoe and conquer.
or may bow with admiration at tha shrine
of riches the son of science and poetry
may embalm htr memory In history and In
song yet piety mutt be htr ornament
her pearl. Htr nam mutt bo wriittn In
Ihe "book ol life," that when mountain
fad away, and every memento of earthly
g restrict J lost In lht, general wreck of
nature, It may remain and awtll th list
of thavmlghtylhrong which nay been
clothed with th mantle of rig hltouraeat,
and their voloea attuned to th melody of
With tuch a trcaiurr, evtry lofty grat
ification on earth may b purchased!
friendship will b doubly sweet pain and
sorrow shall lost their sting and her
character will pot a price for "ahnvo
ruble," life will be but a pleaaant visit lo
earth, and death the entrance upon a joy.
fill aud perpetual home. And when the
note of Ihe lat trump shall bo heard, and
sleeping million awake In judgment, lit
pneaeator shall be preaenlrd faultless b.
furs the throne of (iod with exceeding joy,
tnd a crown of life that .hall never wear
Hisutt or Waits. I them not a
beamy and a charm in that venerable and
, venerated woman who slta in Ihe "majes
ty of age" beside tho fireside of her son;
J shenurstd him In ht infancy, tended him
In youth, counselled him In manhotnl, and
1 who now dwell aa the tutelary jjoddr.. of
Ills household f What a host of Mrunl
I memories are linked with that mother,
'even in ber "reverential and armchair
days," what a multitude of sanctifying
associations surround her and make her
lovely, exrn on the verge of the crnr-.
I. tht rr not a henuty and a charm in that
matronly woman who is looking ori thn
cbiltl In her lap I there not a holy In.
' fluence around her, and doe. not the ob.
server at mice pronounce her lovely!
Whit though the line and lineament of
youth are llcdf Tim ha given far more
than be ha taken away. And is there
not a beauty and a charm in that fair girl
who j. kneeling bofore that matron, her
own womanly sympathies just opening
Into active life, a alio folda that playful
infant to her boaomf All are beautiful
the opening blossom, the mature flower
and Ihe ripened fruit; and Ihe callous
heart and tho senaual mind, that grope
for lov.lines aa a itlmulanl for passion,
only show, that II haa no correct sense of
beauty or refined taste.
Turn KilkToaic A military officer
at Stltillo, in a communication to one of
the New Orleans paper., dt scribes a char
acter in the haKj of a Texan Colonel,
living in tho village of Mgum, whore,
commended certain land property he wa
desirous to sell, in Ihe following magnilo
quent and Haron-Dulwrly style:
" lluy here, genllemrn, if you within
make fortune, hem' the location for a
magnaniinou city ; wero at the foot of
navigation. Next year I'll put up a law.
yer'a llxens, a polhecary' doini, and a
blacksmith' institution, and afterward, a
regular clmetary, where all it folk
from Ihe olrcumjisper count ir. will semi
in the b'hoyt and gal. of both aexca lo bo
MoAdemied into ' college education,
Then I'll Instruc meetin-hou, and tlm
store and tavern, will spring up In eourae.
I can't do thi till thn next ytar, and I'll
havt nothing lo do wUh-the darned blank
bill ; Itl a man oner me one, and if I
don't mak a tacrtmont of him, hang mt.
Do you to that well? I'll put a pump
handle into it, and fix an anacdott lo fetch
the water through all tht meandering and
turpentine walka in my saaagarding, and
ihe effect of the arrogalion will be such,
that th vtry air will be polluted with th
orduferoua execrations protruding from
Ihe flower. I'll put up a dairy in the
middle of 'm for my wonn folks to
tore the milk and butter, ttc: and then
run a condition through my houss, and
condition it off; but I'll run up a reel edl
floe next ytar, and clap a chroaology on
Ihe Ion, to that Iba ltd! and gtollemen
may look at th star and milky way
through a horoscope that I'll export from
Galveston. I can I do it al once, a my
women folk are growing up and getting
more and mor axpended and oxtouive
on me every year. Come in, gentlemen.
Old but Good. William the Fourth,
lato King of Kngland, when Dukt of
Clarence, and during hit aervice off Iho
coait of Canada, made an excursion Into
Upper Canada and crossed into Vermont,
He entered a tailor's ahop, and on toeing
thetallor'a wife, an exceedingly beautiful
woman, ha without oeremony ravished a
kiss from tho lady, and remarked t "There!
now, tell your country-women that the
ton of th King of England haa kissed a
Yankee taltorrt wife.'' Unhappily for
him, her husband, the tailor, at that mo.
men! appeared from tha back room, and
being a ttout follow, gavo the acton of roy
alty a trtmtndout kick, exclaiming
"There now, go and ttll your countrymen,
that a vanke tailor kicked the ton of tb
king of Kngland !" Th Duke sloped.