Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, September 25, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated September 25, 1857 Page 1
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Ill* .TIEVERS Ac BEDFORD. WHOLE NO. 2763. VOL ;53. I S3?. 1837. AGRKTLTf RAL FAIR. AT BEDFORD, I>A. ,-\n exhibition oi the Agricultural Society will be held in the Borough of Bedford, on tfit 21st 22J and 23d days of October, 1857 LIST OF PREMIUMS. HORSES. Best Staliioti over 4 years old S4,OC Second best 2.011 Third best Diploma Best over 2 and under 4 years old 2,00 Second bt si Vouatt on Hoists Best gelding J years old 2.00 Second best 1,00 lk-st brood mare with coltat side 3,00 Second best 2.00 Third best Diploma Bt>t Stallion for draught 2.00 Best Saddle hoise 2.00 Best CoU under 3 years old 2 Second best J Best Spring colt Vouatt ou horses Best pair draught horses 3 Second best • 2 Best buggy horse 2 becoud best Youattun horse CATTLE. Best Bull over 3 years 53,00 Second Inst over 1 year 2 Third iie>t under 1 year I Best Milch Cow 3 Second best 2 Best Heifer over 2 years old 2 Best under two 1 Best yoke of Oxen 3 Best pair of Steers under 1 vear 2 Best fat Bullock 2 SHEEP. Best buck 82 Second best j I bird best Diploma Best I'.we 2 Best 4 do 2 Best Lamb 1 Best 4 do 1 SWJA.C. Best boar >82,00 second best 1 best brood sow and pigs 2 second best I best and heaviest hog I best pair of pigs under 6 months 1 FOWLS. Best display of Poultry 52.00 second best 1 .00 best pair of chickens without re gard to breed 50 best pair of geese 50 best pair of turkeys 50 best pair of ducks 50 FIELD CROPS. Best five acres of wheat $4.00 second best 2 best live acres of corn 2 second best 2 best bushel of oats 1 best bushel of wheat 1 best bushel of rye I "est bushel of buckwheat I -est quarter acre of potatoes I VEGETABLES. Best display of Vegetables $2,00 second best " 1 b ■' peck of onions 50 peck of parsnips 50 best pick of tomatoes 50 b' v . quart ol lima beans 50 Buee best egg plants 50 ; i(; sr pumpki >s 50 'us;celery, six stalks 50 best squashes 50 potatoes, oue bushel 50 best cabbages 5< > best cauliflowers 5() best melons t>o FRUITS. Best v, riety of fruits 2,0 C •>lk bushel of fall apples 1 be>t bushel of winter do I 'est variety of choice apples 50 best peck of peaches 50 ■•est basket r.f grapes 50 best do quinces 5C "est do plums 50 best do pears „ - 50 PRESERVES, PICKLES &c. Best display 2,00 second best " 1 "est apple butter, 1 gallon 5C best five gallons of cider 50 best domestic wine 1,0)0 best vinegar, one quart 5( DOMESTIC MANUFACTURERS, FIRST DIVISION. Best four yards of cloth 2,0(. best five yards flannel 1 j'est pair blankets I best coverlet 1 best pair linen sheets, new 3( best rag carpet 1 best woolen do j best five yards flax linen Ai best woollen and cotton hose discretionary premium best table cloth linen do best loaf bread best cakes at discretion 3(j best bard soap j.j best live pounds of candles 30 best ten pounds bt maple sugar 30 best one gallon of do molasses 30 best sugar iron) chinese sugar cam- 1 best molasses from same, one quart 30 best barrel of flour \> second best Sixv. \l) DIVISION. CA BI \FT \VOR K AV I) OTH FR MA \ j FACT! "RES. nest display of cabinet ware 3.00 best do chairs 2 best article ol cabinet ware 2 best display of cooper ware 1 best display of tinware I best display of castings ] best do edge tools 1 best do guns pistols ifcc.. I best do horse-shoes, nails Ac., ] best boots and shoes y second best best display of carriages 2 best do harness ] best display of saddlery ! best <!o huts and caps ] best do tanned and finished leather I best display of dentistrv 1 best bee hive THIRD DIVISION. NEEDLE WORK. Hest patch work quilt 1 00 second best best shirt best display of made tip clothing 2 best do of fancy needle work ] best <i "-/if* linnii. I • 1 Ornamental work at the discretion of Committee. - FOURTH DIVISION. A3RICULTURAL IMPLF.MICNTS. Hest plough 1.00 hest seed drill 2 best threshing machine 3 " second best 2 best straw cutter 1 best fodder cutter 1 best farm wagon 2 best fanning mill 2 best corn sheiJer 1 best do mill Diploma. PLOUGHING, icc. Hest plough team 2.00 second best 3 best ploughing 2 second best I best four lior.se team hitched up 3 second best 2 DAIRY PRODUCTS, Kc. Hest butter ten pounds 1,00 second best 30 best, keg of butter 1 best box of Honey 1 best cheese 1 best ham 1 second best Diploma. FLOWERS. Hest display ui flowers cYc.. 30 second best Diploma I lie committees will be authorized to examine, and at their discretion, award premiums to ail deserving arti cles, not enumerated in the lore-going list. BI'I,ES AM) KKl*BiA 'I'I OA'S. The committee to w horn was referred the do tv ol making arrangements for the Fair to be held tin the 2 J st, ;J2d and *2.'id, days of Octo ber next, have adopted the frlloiving rules for the g V 'i nment of the exhibiton. 1. All the members of the society, and all who shall become members previous to or at the Fair, will be furnished with badges which will admit the person and the ladies of his family at all tunes during the continuance of the Fair.— Tickets of admission lbr others 12& cents each. 2- All exhibitors at the Fair must be mem ber* of the society, and the article exhibited must be produced within the County, except livestock, which may be brought from any part of the country, with n view of introducing an .improved breed of all kinds of stock into the county. 3. All articles intended for exhibition, should lie entered at the office of tin* society, on the 20th October, il possible, in order that they mav be properly arranged lor exhibition. 1. All persons intending to compete for pre. miums in field crops, must have the ground measured, the grain kept separate, measured and a specimen produced, accompanied by a respon sible certificate stating the quantity of ground, its products, &c. 5. Any person from without the county FJW)A\ MOKNFNO, BEDFORD, PA., SEPTEMBER 25, 1857. o2*Snjf *">lan v f.rminj i.npl. m.-i.l o " 7 . I , f " llav Etonian • ; l.v>s iiilo 111,- Ti.as.irv lb. of • iI.J!, Ijut Will n„t b-„„,,i^ wUc „ m |ita "i praimom.-. as Iho soo.aly i rtrictlv local ii Us operations. 6. Tli* Ploughing Match will take place a! "I" - 'J" I'uday nioi ning in a field conv>rii -n < the end...sure. The land for each com pernor will he previously nf}] I. Ihe ,l,i w .t| make their examination: " the ft), e;it<„ of ,he day,and make ,e,. O H 111 .lie lorenoon of the second: and the premi um* will be au aided immediately thereafter 8. The various Committees ar'e -requested to care ml to notice all articles exhibited in their respective classes, whether entitled to f re iiuißs or mf, a,,d if ai}} , a! ljd , ~ |>; ; n ' i l '"'" "I ' lie d; vibiuns worthy of a premium, T' '" Jt c '" !ie the jurisdiction of said U.llut.lttee, such article: mm| |„. tepcuted to the I otr.MHttee on tpecisl premium... i lie men.ner.s of ifie vai fous Committers on '' ■' <J| f .• I c -< it I; 111 , W 111 piease get together in toe Committee Jioom a. ne,,r 1 I o'clock, as possible, in order to proceed to business. 10. Any member, tre..i,!ent or non-resident of the county of Ke.iK.rd,) may compete for premiums: and lafli.may cunip-te ) 0 i premi um* oik-red |, r articles whici we generally con sidered the exclusive product ion* of ladies "with out becoming rnemie , >. 1 1. All animals ami articles, offered for pre miums, shall be owned by Ihe competitors. All fruits, grain, vegetables and flowers, must be the growth of the competitors. 1-. Comm.'tees shall have discretionary pom*/ to wtthh .Id premiums, i! the articles ex hibited do not merit them. 13. Articles for which a distinct premium nas been aware. J, canri.l, at the saute . xhii.s tion, be put in competition, in a general di>- play. 14-. A!! articles for competition must he on the groimd :ty ] I ./clock, A. ft|., on the first day of Exhibition, a d remain thereon until 3 o'clock ol the third dav. Ail articles will he returned to the competitors unless otherwise di rected. At 3 o'clock, P. M., on the first dav, t..e Committees will proceed to examine and award premiums. Ori the second day, at 12 o'clock, the Com mittees will make ttieir reports. 1). All premiums awarded by the Society, and not called for within six months thereafter, lord s'Ti s ef 11 •"> tde red a. rev- t|> < ill t s c c i I a u c o ti s. J. 1F EFoiit I¥ E. A SKETCU OF THE IIEVOUtIOIV. '•father, i there no hope for hint: ? I. the Briti/t G 'iierai s. he irtle.s ~s to cond-nm uue so norde, so brave, so yourg, to die without niei cy ' i'liese words were used by a pale, tearful girl of gre3t beau; v. in the micdle portion of that Kex i! Nt i .ti which it a.freedom a home on our own , ved s I. Dm nig thai p liod when cru elty was hut too pr. vaicnt with both parlies— when Tories, An erir.an-boni, were, if nos./.i" more relentless and cruel than the British troops. The (other, a noble-looking man of middle age, turned to glance out of the window, which opened t .wards Long island Sound, the green waters of which could be s- en sparkling beyond n grove I hat fronted i.is dwelling, mar Hurl Gate, lie turned to thi. to lode from her his emotions, for she was ins only child, and fie feared that her young heart would break when he t Id her all ihesaci news that lav so heavily on Iris tj.art. "Speak, father: tell ir.e, is there no hope ? I will go myself, and, kneeling to the tyrant, will plead for the life of .him whom 1 love a. onlv woman rm love!" she continued. '•Alas 1 irv child, merry is dead within the British General s breast—his heart is callous to pitv ! 1 have risked much by pleading for him, but for your sake, would be almost willing to die in Aathan's place. "Cruel, cruel fate 1 When is he to die!— There may be some hope of Ins rescue. He i a favorite with Washington: and he is a! White Plains. I will g.> t> him!" "Alas! dear child, nerve yourself for the new s. It is already to late !" "Dead, Jectl !" shrieked the poor girl, "Oh! father, say that it is not so!" "Alas, niv child—J cannot! He was hanged at sun-ise, and was even refused a Bible to look at ere lie was summoned to the presence of hi> Maker !" For a moment that pale girl stood silent ; not a fear came from her laige eyes ; but aw i.d light illuminated them t a flash as bright as tire itself gathered over both face and brow—she clenched her fair hands t .getli-r until the nails seemed to be entering the flesh, and, w ilha cold, bitter tone, she cried— "Life for life ! I shall be revenged I"—yes, deeply revenged ! "Child, dear child, becalm," said the fond parent. "Father, lam calm— very calm Galm as ho D almost. Biit 1 swear he shall be revenged, if my own hand has to reach the tyrant's heart who sealed his doom ! I loved, oh ! how loved him—and were not our betrothal vows [flighted! 1 will act as a widow —as the widoxv oi a soldier should act P' "Mv dear child, you will bring ruin upon our heads!" . . \ot upon yours, father; but, to me, what is ruin now! But 1 will not rash, I will go to my room, and pray and think—think o. him who now lies cold in death ! ...... r She turned and left the room, whilst t.ie fath er still stood looking from the window out up on the waters, which were lashed with a ns.og storm, and the trees, which already began to writhe beneath the force of the rising gal-, .ike ! ' llJ -e giants wrestling with some unfurseer pouter. Meanwhile his daughter had gone up to hei room in one of the cheerful gable.? of the old fa-honed house : and, forgetting to pray in the n.ati tumult of her wronged heart, was aire, gazing out upon the storm, which wa o not more wi.l than the tempest within her breast, loom her elevated position she could look over the tree tops and the serried clouds, as, tk-a battling lu st, rushing to the charge, a miH sulphurous flame and smoke, thev rose and speri athwart the sky. She could see Hurl's Gate eddying with whirls tossing the loam caps, white as drifting snow, in the a.r—the breakers thrjvhling up against the black rocks, as if thev w<pid hide their dangers from the mariner's viIAV. Suddenly the booming sound of a cannon wat heard, ana, as she looked upon the Sound, that a ship-.d-war had hove-to above i lw narrow gorge of the Gate. A signal lor a

pile, was living at the joretop, and the hated tr of Si. (i. urge flew from her spanker gali". V y itfi one v i!d cry of fierce delight the fair gii i blinded horn the room. '-Life for life — Natnan Hale shall he revenged !" she cried. >• I.at was her idea ? \\ ith.Hi another room ui that house was the clothing of a brother, who long since had been laid to rest beneath the sod ; and to tin., room she|]ed, and soon was arrayed in .i suit 01 such clothing as the voting men i.' neraily wear when they go on boating expe o..ions. \i iilionl a lie.siia"ion. she cut the long g!< -sy tresses ot hair from lier head, and, in a ti'ty triei period, Lore the appearance of a y n:,g man of eighteen, nut more than her age. Having made these airangenieuts with a rapid ity that only desperate r-solve could cause, she instantly left tiie hopse, passing down the ave u e towards the soun<ij-b<dibre her lather's eyes, lie utile thinking l'hp {'Me apparently spiuce young waterman, whifcchose to breast such a storm, was the pf.-jfu oi Ins accomplished liaugfiter. Hurrying down to a boat-house, which front ed tlie avenue, sin- loosened one of those small !i_- it skids which are still lue model of the pilots >i Hiir I Gate, hoisted a small sail, and, in a few moments, was out upon tiiose angry waters, running upon the last of the flood tnie as freely and noldiy, as if she had beVn in a stout ship, instead of so small and frail a boat. It was no (lew thing for her to be upon the water, being i --ared so close to it, hundreds of times had she byen dashing over those waves, but never, her iWA-itiSV.* tKe'thiftUy.ivii whirlpools and rock-, and heading towards the! frigate, which, impatient lor a pilot, had al ready fired another gun. Within h-ss than twenty minutes from the tin.- she started, she had luffed alongside of the man-of-war, and having caught the line cast out to her, and fastened the boat, had mounted the vessel's side, and stood upon the quarter deck, in presence of the commander, "Are you a pilot !" ask<-d the latter, impa li -nt in tone as well as look. "I am, sir:" was the reply. "V ejng for such business. Could you take lis through Hurl Gate? ••As well as my lather, who has been a pilot here these thirty years! ' was the ready re ••Why did lie not-come cm, instead of send ing a boy like you in a blow as fresh as this V •• iecuuse he is iai! > : p with tiie rheumatism, sir, snd then he knows tha' I can pilot you '!r ! i_li as well as he can. bur Henry Clinton knows rue, sir!" '•Ah, does he' well, that isall right. Can we bear away yet ?" "Mo, sir; not fop an hour—till the tide runs ebb." "1 iidt is bad this gale keeps rising. Is there no anchorage hereabouts "No sir: not within twenty miles above, where y.iur anchor would hold." "Then we must go through 1" "\es, sir—a- soon as tiie tide comes. I u old not l i-k it yet, for if the current should catch on cither Low, you'd go on the rocks, sure!" •• That is true, vouug man. Let me know the earliest moment that we can go through." "Aye, aye, sir!" And while the Epglish commander turned off to speak to one of his officers, the patriot pilot calmlv went to the main gangway, and look ed over the side aa if watching lor the change ot tide, lint what was passing in her heart then? There were between three and four hundred souls: in that fated vessel. She had lost the only loved tiling, beside her father, on earth, when Nathan Hale was hanged as a spy on that morn ing. She was not thinking how ma ay hearts would be broken by her intended act . she was not thinking of the mothers and sisters, and-wives m England, who would s. HI mount for her deed—she was only thinking that sion, Very soon, she won!J join him in the spirit land, an I that dearly would his loss he avenged. For her own life she cared not, thought not not even di I she think of that worshipping father, who sadly paced his room, believing that she was praying for patience tulwar his loss. Meantime, thfre were those three or four hundred hearts m ating with gladness that thy had got over a long and sickening voyage and soon would be anchored in front of the shores that I oked so lovely in their sheen of even though the storm clouds hovered over thern. At last, after looking toward the home in which she was born—and she knew it would be her last look—she turned and went to the commarlfcer ami said: "The tide is slack, it changes suddenly, and we had better fill awav a! once." The commander give the necessary orders to his lieutenant, and the next moment the main top sail, which had been laid aback, was biaced around, the head sheets eased away, and the vessel headed for the narrow channel, where a Freedom of Thought and Opinion. thousand crafts have, ere this, laid their oake | bones. As they approached the channel, and saw th black rocks, the whirling eddies, the tauntin; breakers, dashing high on every hand, the otfi cers and crew lookrd anxiously out upon th danger. Hut so calm arid /'earless seemed th young pilot, that re-assurance had a home ii eier\ iwart so clear above the gale his bugle like voice sounded, as he gave his orders, "Por steady so—JufJ a point'" ike. They were more than half through. Tin tumbling breakers of the "punch bowl"an< ■"g s hack hud been passed: a lew hundrer .albums more, and they would be sa/e /roin eve ry oanger. i heu one quick glanceat her home me murmured prayer, one glance toward heaver and the disguised girl cried;—" Port port Hard!" The helmsntan obeyed. Tim vessel easec off before the wind and flew on with accumn luted .-.peed, for a moment, and no more: Witt a crash, w/.icii sent her tali spars tumbling ove; her bows—and sent her crew reeting to the dock—she brought up on a huge rock near thi perpendicular shore to the light. Then, ami. ..e i us.i ol wat'Ts, the curse# of oliicers, anc the shouts of frightened men, was heard tin pilot's shrill crv. "If one of you survivethis wreck, go tel your British general that Nathan Hale is Tveng ed, arid that by a woman, too! Sink—sink! ant may my curse go u ith you!" And before hand could reach her, had they wished it, sue leaped into the eddying tide: anc ere she stink, the proud frigate, with its shiver ed snais anc sails, its flags stiij flying, and its crew of stout men. was going down into the cold dai* waters, and the murdered Hale was aven-. Ed! ° -und tin; , this brief tale is closed. The gun= ol toe sunken frigate rust beneath the tide of Hurl Cate; hut the memory of the Patriot Pilot Jives in more than one breast vet. WHAT IS HOME WITHOIT V DIUGII TEH I Boys may not lack affection, hut they may lack tenderness. They may not be wanting in inciinati. n to contribute their quota to (he Par adise of home but they may be wanting in the ability to carry out their inclination. The son of a household j> like a young and vigorous sapling—the daughter is like a iragile vine. \\ e ..now a home which once rejoiced in the surfhy smiles and musical accents of an oyiy Tiei Mv child—woman! v "Full of gentleness of calmest hope, Of sweet and quiet joy The child never breathed who evinced a more affectionate reverence, a more reverential affection frr her parents than did she. Instead of waiting for their commands she anticipated them—instead ot lingering until they made known their wishes, she studied their wishes out. .Morning broke not in that household un til she awoke—the night was not dark until her eyes were closed. How they loved her ! did h> r father and mother ; and of how many pictures ol the future was she the suk'ect. "It is a fearful thing that Love and Deaht dwell in tie* same world," says Mrs. Hemans. "F-arfut!"' it is maddening—it is a truth that is linked with despair. Suddenly like a thief in the night, there came a m. -sengrr fiom H-aven for tiie child saying that the L >rd had need of her. She rnA.lv bowed her head and, at midnight, "went foith to meet the Bridegroom." The last minute of the last h air of the last day of the last month was lialioyvefl by her death. Sh" went and came back no more ! Years have worn away since then, hut still there is agony in the i msehold whose sun went down when site departed. The family circle is incomplete —there is no daughter there.' The form thai •c<> was hers reposes among the congeuial charms of nature and art: they have m ade the place of her rest beautiful. If the grass grows rar k upon her grave, it is because it is kepi wet with tears. Ola truth, "a home without a girl in it is on ly hall ble.y ; it i s an orchard yvithout blossoms, and a spring yvithout song. A house full ol sons is like Lebanon with its cedar, but daugh ters by the fireside, are like roses in Sharon.'* A JOYFUL Discm FRY.—Some gentlemen call ed upon an old Woman and inquired if she had a Bible. She was very angry at being asked such a question and replied— "Do you think, gentlemen, that I am a hea then, that you ask me such a question ? " i lien, calling to the lift le girl, she said "Run and fetch the Bible out of the drawer, that 1 may show it to the gentlemen." They desired she vvoiild nof take the trouble, hut she insisted that they should "see she yeas not a heathen."—Accordingly the Bible was brought, nicely covered ; on opening it the old woman exclaimed— "MM!, hiiw glad I am that you called and asked me about the Bibie !_Here are my spec tacles ! I have been looking for thetn tin s three years, and did not know where to find them 1" A brave officer, who had been wounded bv a musket bail in or near his knee, yvas stretched upon the dissecting table of a surgeon, who. with an assistant, began to cut and probe in that region of his anatomy. After a while th. "su'j.-ct ' said, don't cut me up in that style doctor ! U iiat are you torturing me in this crue] wav for?' "VYe are looking al'tei the hall,'' replied the senior operator. "Why didn't ynti sav so then before?" asked the indignant patient. "I've got the ball in my pocket A Clergyman observing a poor man by the road breaking stones with a pickaxe, and kneel ngto g-t at his work better, made the remark, "Ah, John, I wish I could break the stony hearti of my hearers as easily as you are breaking those stones." The man replied. "Perhaps, master you tio not work on your knees.'''' TERtt*, $2 p ER year. NEW SERIES VOL 1, NO. 8. DUTIES OF A WIPE. Ihe first duty of the wife is submissive rev '•rencc and deference fbr the husband. The Bible commands the husband to love the wife, but it does not say one word of the wife's the husband ; that is taken for granted. | Sht ' hould acquiesce in the authority of the husband, who should also remember that when command begins happiness ends. She should ; have submission to the reasonable authority of the husband, not like that of the servant*! to >i.e master, but a quiet submission which teiius to her own advantage more than her hus | band's. Some women are weak enough to marrv hus bands to rule them. Such marriages are always unhppv, as the wife acknowledges she marries*a <OO. , ami is obliged to drag him after her all his life, and in the end finds she has !e S < ad j vantages over him than she supposed. Women should submit, as our first mother Eve had the .sentence passed on her that her husband shouid -e h*T dt's;re, and should rule hpr. A woman should not, however, be submissive in divine matt, rs, but should differ 1:1 meekness, leaving God to decide. b 1 ihe second duty is real and high respect to her un.v.and. II her husband is no model in the evt-s ol (lie world, he should be in a wife's; and when the latter thinks merely of her husband's ap pearance or talent, the next thing is contempt. G hen Inis begins, the delicate sentiment that belongs to the relationship of man and wife is gone lorever. ii a woman marries a man of stupidity, whom she can't respect, she is the more ; toolish, and breaks the holy vow to honor, love and obey. A wife should respect the husband when she can't the man, and should never com plain of his improprieties, bacause a seal should be lorever set on the improprieties of the hus band, which, when broken, destroys the family circle, and makes the wife and husband no lon ger one. She should npt even confide in a moth er. for concealment is the true path, and these faults should be hidden : and though it brings her to her grave with a broken heart, they should be screwed up in her coffin. The third duty is quietness and gentleness of spirit. A wife should be cheerful and unmur muring, and should acquiesce with the husband in the management of the family affairs. He should locate the residence, regulate the l'am ii_\ expenses, and have the power of deciding such matters, for on him the responsibility rests to keep the wolf from the door. A wife who complains to her husband because she cannot go to as much expense as oonij ■ ct*wi ai once mean, ungenerous n She should have the control of her torrgne, knowing how to say jurt the right word in season. She should not try to have the last word, or to talk a husband down, for like an ancient general, said another such victory would be her ruin. The fourth duty is that she should be a help meet. If help-meei was necessary in the days of innocence what is it now ? She should be wise and judicious in the management of the household affairs, and should follow the com mands ol the third chapter of Solomon, which is more than many modern wivsedo. A part of female education should be to attend to common things, and no fine music, or worsted piece, can take the place of order and neatness at home. Fancy pursuits should be secondary to family duties. She should have tender conciliation and sym pathy for her husband, who comes from the cares of the world to find repose and sincere affections at home, and she should make him forget in its genial sunshine the storm without. In times of sorrow and grief she should be an alleviation and make the burthen lighter by bearing part o! At. But in sickness a wife shows the true woman iwhich the preacher said the English , was too poor to describe. Woman's love should be constant, and as vn illustration he referred to a case in his own knowledge, where a woman redeemed a hus band from intoxication, after twenty years suf fering, by her constant love. He also referred to the case of Mrs. Fatten, the female captain, , who was a true help-meet. The last duty is that of a wife's helping her husband in the duties of holy life. She should do this by conversation faction, not by contin ually thrusting religion on him, but by her lowly meekness and deportment, her chasteness of Pie ty, and anxiety for her husband's welfar Her bread should be cast on the waters, and perhaps would be found after many days. ETEiiMTV '•Eternity has no gray hairs'" The flowers fade, the heart withers, man grows old and dies; the world lies down in the sepulchre of ages, but time writes no wrinkle on the brow ot I eternity? Eternity! Stupendous thought! The ever present, unborn, uridecayir.g and undying—the endless chain compassing the life of God—the golden thread, entwining thedestinies of the UJJI ■ verse. Earth has its beauties, but time shrouds them for the grave; its honors, they are but the sun , shine of an hour; its palaces, they are but asthe gilded sepulchre ; its possessions, they are toys 'of changing fortune: its pleasures, they are but as burthening bubbles. Not so in the untri ed bourne. In the dwelling of the Almighty can comeTft> foot peps of decay. lis day will know no dark ening—eternal splendors forbid the approach of night. Its fountains will never fail, they are fresh from the eternal throne. Its glory will never wane, for there is the ever present God. Its harmonies will never cease, exhaustless love I supplies the song. Why is a vain young lady like a confirmed i drunkard ? Because neither of them is satisfied | with a moderate use of the glass. ! If you want an ignoramus to respect you, j "dress to death," and wear watch seals about tbe ; size of a brickbat.