Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, May 3, 1839, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated May 3, 1839 Page 1
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NOT THE GLORY OF C S A H II U T THE WE I, I' A UE o P U OMR. BY II. B. STACY- f OIll.OW ME. Vnyngcr on life's lioulilrd sea, Snilinit lo eipinil) 1 Tin it limn milliU dung niv.iy Viiin iIip mi mhI lnii-1 iht-ir riny : Chuiiiint! ilmvii in en ill llie licurl, Nullnnjj I iminc llipy impali Vujiigir ! me ilif) i" 'life ? Lcute ilieui nil iiml ( I'oiv me. Traveler on llm In lile ! Kek iii; l.i-m finiltiijj mifc KlllltV, lllr Hill III cm iii.ii (;ie A null I mi ivlni li tin' -mil ciin live : Griin not nilies tech nui fame Shining dniO, nnil Mnnnllii! n.iine ! Tr.neler, wh.ii ) u ihey in iliee, I. caie tlieiu nil mill fiilluw me. Tilnrlin llirniii;li iliin mle nflrars ! II. iiiijli nil illy ilnnliiH nml fpurs! Lift lliine fp n lipavcii's iilniic! 'J'liink ilifie ilivi'lla n (.io.l nf loie. WonliUt lliuti f.iwir wiili liim find? Keep Ilia ruini-cls in iliy iniml. Pilgrim, imii'li licVilone fur I lice; Wilt t hull i licit not follow me 1 Wanderer fiom i lie I'mliei's throne! Hasten hack thy rriitig own ; Turn thy paili lc;ult mil to heaien : Turn iliy f.inli? wilt hp fnigiien: Turn nml lei thy eongs orpinifc Mingle u nit tiip nntelio l.ijs. Wmulerer ! Ii.ui! they cli.iiiiu fur thee? I know llipy liinc ilien fnllutv me. THE WORTH OF THE MIND. bv nF.v. onvii.i.E bewkv. The mind how liille is it known or considered! That all which man perma nently is. the "inward being, t lie divine energy, the immortal thought, the bound lees capacity, the infinite nspiralion how few value this, this wonderful mind, for wlial it is worth! How few gee ii that brother mind in others; sec it in all the forms of wretchedne63 and splendor alike though fenced around with all the artificial distinction? of society see it, through the rags with which poverty has clothed it, beneath the crushing burthens of life, a midst the close pressure of worldly Won bice, wants, and sorrows see it, and ac knowledge and cheer it in that humble lot, and feel that the nobility of earth, that (he commencing glory of heaven, is there? Nor is tliis l lie worf I , nor the strongest view of the case. Men do not feel the worth of their own minds. They ate very proud, perhaps; they are proud uf their possessions; they are proud of their minds, it may be, as distinguishing them; but the intrinsic, the inward, the infinite wort of their own minds, they do not perceive. How many a man is there who would feel, il he were introduced into some mnguifi. cent palace, and were led through a sue cession of splendid apartments, filled with rich nnd gorgeous furniture would feci, I Bay, as if he, lofty, immortal being as he is, were but on ordinary thing amidst the tin celled eIiow around him; or would feel as ii he were a more- ordinary being, for tl c perishing glare of things, amidst which ho walked! How many a man, who as he passed along llio way side, saw the chari ot of wealth rolling by him, would forget Ihc intrinsic and eternal dignity of his own mind, in a poor, degrading envy of that vain pageant would feel himself lo bo an humbler creature, because, not in mind, but in mensuration he was not quite so high! And so long as this is the case, do you believe that men understand their own minds, that Ihry know what they po-M.-witliin them? Iluw many, in fad, feel us if t hat inward being, that mind, were re Epcclablc, chiefly because their bodies lean on silken couches, and arc fed with co.ily luxuries! How many respect themselves, nnd look for respect from others, in propor tion as they grow moro rich, and live more splendidly, not more wtrely. nnd fare more sumptuously every day ! Surely it is not 6lrnngp, while all litis is Inm, that men ehould be more uttrncied by objects of aense, and appetite, than by miracles of wis jom and love. And it is not strange that the spiritual riches which man is exhorted toscck, aro represented in scripture as "hid treasures;" for they ore indeed hidden in the depths of tho soul hidden, covered up with worldly gains, nnd pomps, and vani tics. It is not strange that the kingdom of heaven, that kingdom which is within, is represented as a treasure buried in a field ; tho flowers bloom, and the long grass waves there, and men pass by and 6oy it is beautiful; but this vory beauty, this very luxuriance, conceals the treasure. And so it is in this life, that luxury and show, fnsh ion and outward beauty, worldly pursuits and possessions, attract tho eyes of men, and they know not the treasure that is hid den in every human eoul. Yes, the treasure and the treasure that is in every soul. The difference that exists among men is not so much in their nature, pot so much in their intrinsic power, as in the power of communication. To some il is given to embosom and embody their thoughts ; but nil men, more or less, feel llm-c thoughts. The very glory of genius llio very rapture of piety, when rightly re voalud, arc diffused and spread abroad, and shared among unnumbered minds. When eloquence and pnoity (speaks when the glorious arts, statuary, painting, and mu sicwhen patriotism, charity, virtue .peak to us, with nil llioir thrilling power, on tint tin; Iirnrtn of I lioiHands glow with n kindred j iy and ecsincy? Who's heru 10 humble, who so pnor it thought or in nf. feci inn. us not in feel tins? Who's hen so low, so degraded, I had almost to id, as not sometimes lo be touched with the beau ty of gondocss? Who's here with a heart made of such ba--e mnlerials. as not some times lo respond, through evory chord of it, to the call of honor, patriotism, generosity. virtue? What a glorious capacity is this ! A power to commune with God nnd angels ! a reflection ofthe brightness of heaven a mirror that collects end concentrates wit Ii i ti itself all the mural splendors ofthe universe u light kindled from heaven, that is to shine brighter and brighter forever ! For what then, my friends, shall we cart as we ought to care fortius? What can man bear about with him, what office, what array, what apparel, that shall beget such reverence as the soul he bears with him? Whot circumstaccs of outward splendor can lend such imposing dignily lo any being, as llm throne of inward light anil power, where Ihc spirit reigns forever ? What work of man shall be brought into comparison with this work of God? I will speak of it in its simplest character I say a thought, a bare thought, and yet I say, what it is--and what is its power and tin'. story? Breathed from the inspiration of the Almighty: partaking of infinite attri butes ; comprehending, analyzing, and with its own beau y clothing all things; and bringing all thing, nnd all themes, earth, heaven, eternity, within the possession of its momentary being; what is there that man can form what sceptre or throne wlint structure of ages what cmpiic of wide spread dominion can compare with the wonders and ihu grandeurs of a single thought? Il is that alone of all tlimgb are inude, it is that alone, that comprehends Ihts Maker of oil. That alone is Ihc key, which unlocks all the treasures of Ihe uni verse. Thai alone is the power that reigns over space time, eternity. Thai, under God, is ihc sovereign dispenser to id no. of all the blessings and gluries that lie within the compass of possesssiun, or within the range uf possibility. Virtue, piety, heaven, immortality, exist not, and never will exist for us, but as they exist, and will exist, in tho perception, feeling, thought at the glorious mind. Fioin the .Southern Rose, MISFORTUNE AND EXILE ENORLHU. An affecting adventure of the celebrated TttlleyrunU. Trans tale J by I'mfe-Mii (juriirli mil f, 0 m the Fieiith of "fja Ion j de I'm is." BV MADAME d'AHRANTES. The object of tho Southern Rose being the diffusion of ui-el'ul knowledge, and iu pur illiui nnii ol'n mural watchfulness ngnuisi Ihe vices and defects nl human nature, it behoves every one who has ni heuri to do guvd, lo claim recpeci lolly 1 tie uso uf Ut- c Illllliw, as I lie proper medium through winch truth- oi valuable import might be conveyed In the iiiinil- uf the young. In ihe uuiyerral struggle lor puwer oud weohh. particularly aiming a young ami commercial nation, Ihe sudden changes of Inrtuiio to which families aro exposed render il necessary for every body to be prepared for 1 he worst. Would tho incited translation bn nl some ni ilny ? Il may sorvu to prove thai ptitieiice, iniliisl ry. Iigillier Willi llieo.-H:-. iiiucoofa kind Providence, are the proper means lo counteract despair, pndu, evils arising from misfortune. Should, on the comrary, this leaf, drop ped in the beautiful basket of tho Rose, be judged unworthy of botng interwoven in the wreath, 1 would repeal, what 111 my boyhood I used to say lo my Prolesnor: "Feci quod potui, mieerere mei." J. II. G. In 1793 M. do Talleyrand was in Boston. Ono day, whilst crossing the .Market place he was compelled to stop by a long row of wagons, all loaded with vegetables. The wily court lor so dead to all sorts of emotion could no but luok with a loud of pleasure al Ihese wogons, and tho little wagoners, who, by the by, wore young and pretty country-women. Suddenly llio vehicler came lo a stand, and Ihe eyes of M. de Talleyrand chanced to rest upon one of the young women who oppeared moro lovely and graceful than Ihu others. An exnla mat iiiii escaped from Ins lips it attracted I ho altenlioii of the fair one whoso country drees and largo straw hat bespoke daily visits to tho market; us she beheld the astonished Talleyrand, whom gIio recog. oised immediately, cIiq buret out laughing. FIJIDAY, ' WI111I ! is il yuu?' exclaimed she. 'Yes, indeed, il is I. But yuu, what aro you doing here ?' 'I,' said tho young woman, 'am wailing for my turn lo pass on. ... I am going to sell my grrens and vegetables at Hie market.' At that moment the wagons began to move along, she of the straw hat applied the whip to her horse, lnlil M. do Talley rand Hid name of the village- when; she was livine. reriiiested liim ' kmiuniIv i., eomo and see her. disappeared, and left Inm as if rivelted on the snot bv this si rnnrrrj 0 ipa nl ton. W lin wiw this young market woman? iMadnmine la Cmuii-o do In Tour i!n.lm (Mniletnoi-elle du Dill. in!, tjli; most eh) Until among tho Inilim of, fin; Court of Louis Hm Sixteenth, Kyjjj of France, and whose moral ond iiite!ctujj worth hud shone with mi dn'zlimr iivii, ..... ciety or her iiiiniumm Irtond- and admirers At the time when tin, I'V.-rtVli n,,loln grated, she was young, lively, endowed won me most rumarh'auie laieuN, nml like all the ladies who held i rnnl; nl il,., ri,,ri had only had lime lo aiteml to khp.Ii ,l.n,n' as b. longed to her high, fashionable nnd conrnv 1110. Let n 11 V line fnnrv llm oi(l',.Mima ,! agony of that woman born in Iholnn nl w..-iiiio. nun who II nil Drrnilico nolliltii; tin! oi-rfumes under llm mlilnd n,.ill1na 11... Royal Palace of Veisuilles, when all n' once she found herself surrounded with blond nnd massacres, nnd saw every kind nl diiner besetting her young nnd beloved ho-bfind. ami her infant "child. I hev succeeded 111 11 Vlllrr from Pinnun It was then good fortune Wi eopo from ihc bloody land where RoliPiii..rr, 1,,. associates were busy at Hie work ofdenili Ala'! ill those times of Ir.rrnr ii... children themselves abandoned with joy in; paremai root, tor no Hiding place wn. secure onanist tlm vmilnnt nun ..r il,.,.,. moii-tors who thirsted for innocent blood I lie luginves landed iu Ainr-nca, and first went to Boston, where thov round n retreat. But what n channe Air ilm vnium nreitv and fashionnlili! Imlu Lnmimi i,.,7,. infancy by loud and continual pruises of her ui'uiny uiin laieoisif Mnns. de la Tnurdu-Pin wns Piimvn cant ly fond of his wife. At the Court of 1 ance he had seen Imr. with itm ,.m.,.i eye of a hufcband, the object of general ad miration; indeed her conduct had olwoys been virtuous and oxmmilnrv Inn nm,. . a foreign land, nnd among unsophisticated republicans 1 18031 what wn n... n: r courtly refinements? A thorough (nwl nine of'La Boono Formiern1 nl' Pnnnn,, I tor seemed lo Inm noitn nrnf,.rM,, ... rondeau of Cleuionti.T. or 'Lu Coquette' of Hapov os he was in secinrr Imr rcu'm. from ail Hiu perils he had (In aded on her own account, still ho could not but deplore mo iinuro lot 01 the wilu ol Ins bosom. However, with thepiudent foresight of a good father and kind husband, ho nerved himself against despair nnd exerted htm-ell to render their conidiiiun less miserable than I lint of many emigrants who were siarviii2 when the litlu monev tlmu i.n,l h'ought over wi'h them was exhausted Not II WOrd Of Elll'lisll dill ll L-nnu, Ki Ins wife spoke it fluenty and admirably WUH. They boarded al Mrs. Mnller'. n naiiired notable woman, who. nn .,.,., occasion. CVIIieed the (rnntsi ro.n.mi ..:i tidmiralioo for her fair hoarder: yet M. de la lour-dii Pin. was in constant dread lest llie coiiversalton of thai good, plain and weil.meaoing woman might ho tho cause of L'real ennui to hit Indv. IVh-n n IruM with the society of such ucnllemnn fll. He JMorbonne. M. de Tallevrmwl n,l the higliinnided oud polished nobility of France! Whenever he wns thinking 0f this sad I rail!)Cl ion fnnrl ienlnrlu u.i,..,ri. sent from In- wife, and tilling the garden of llio cottage winch they were going to In hnhiO he felt such nnmrs nml Iinn7i.ii,,,.i. nigs us to make Inm apprehensive on Ins return 10 nirs, rti unor lo meet the looks uf Ins beloved wife, whom he exoecteil 1.. bathed in tears Mian while his good hu-iess would give him a hearty shake- of 'he hand, and repeat to lum, -Happy ,ug. baud ! Happy hii-haml.' At I a -1 came the d.iy when the fugitive family left the bi.ordiog hoiitc of Mrs.Mul lertogiiaod inhabit their jitlt- cotia"i when lliey were to be al Icost exempt froui want, with an only servant, a negro, a kind ol Jack-o all trades, viz. gardener, fom. man and conk. Tho Inst luiicnon M. do la Tour. on- Pin dreaded moatol'l tu see hiin undi.iriake. It was almost dioner lime. Tho poor emigrant went into h:s II11I0 garden lo gather sumo fruits, and tarried as lonrr as possible. On Ins return home, his wife was absent ; looking for hor he entered the kitchen, and so w n young countrywoman, who, Willi her back lo the door, was knead! ing the dough; her arms of a snowy whu0. ness wcro bare to the elbows. la Tour du-Piii started; llio young woman turned round. It was his'belovetl wife, who had exchanged tho muslin and Hlk for a country dress, not as for a fancy ball, but to play Ihe pari of a real farmer's wife. At Ihe sight of her luii-band her cheeks crimsoned, ond she joined her hands in n iipplicaling manner. 'Oh! my love.' soul shy, 'do not laugh ot me I am as expert as Mrs. iMuller.' Too full of oinotionslo speak, ho clasp her to his bosoin.nnd kisses hor fcrvonlly, From his inquiries ho loams that when ho thought hergivonup to despair, slto had employed hor limo moro usefully for thoir fut tiro happi. ness. Sho had taken lessons from Mrs. Mul- rflie returne l in Frnnra under llie Coaul.iie : lipr lniri.iiu wits Pirfri 11 fa Dip.irlnifnt, fdlm ua 1111 excellent perf inner, and played ad mirably well on the piano. tA celebrated composer. 1 l'rofeiior of Mune to (he Queen, MAY 3, 1839. lr and her sorviinls and after six month had beooinn skilful in the cul inn rv nrl n lluir ough linu.o.kcepor, diseovnring her angelic iiiiiurc 'inn n i 111 1 1 u in (3 lorlituilc. 'Deares.l.'e.i.iilinucd she, il'you knew how eay n is. If'e, in a moment understand what would cost a country woman sometimes one or two yearj. Now wo shall bo happy you will 00 longer ho afraid nl' ennui fur mo. nor 1 m ynur Uoulil about my abilities, of which I will ifivo you mnoy proofs,' said she. looking wiih a bewitching uniln al him. collie, toiao . . . yuu promised usasallad, and I an going to hakn for to.morrow j the "vcn hr. thn broad of the town will do hut, oh ! henceforward lcavo il to 1110.' From lint moment, Mad.mio do la Tour diH'in koil her word . moreover i-hc insisted ingoing lifrsell" to Boston to soli hor vocola hliif and troam cheeses. It was on such an errnnd In town that M. do Talleyrand met her. T.lic day after ho went to pay her a vis it. and round her in the poultry yard Mir run ml r.d with a hunt offowN. huimry chicks anil pigeons. Truly might have been said of her : "Aux i-piIis dc onpiiiix 111 (lnnne In palnre, El l.i Liiiiej' etrnil mr Ionic l.i naluie." From 1 lien t lie nnflcdM birds icceiic llipir fund, And nil ihai liie kuoiv well thai tlinu m l jjoud. Sho was what bhc! promised to he. He. sides, hoihealtn bad been so much liuncfiltod, that shn Fceined less falinned bv tho hnu-o work than if shu had nlteiiiluiJ I In; balls ol'a winter. Her beauty''', which had iieen ru uiarkalilp. iu tho j;orgeon.s palaeo of Versailles, was dazzling in ln:r cottagu iu tho new world. M. 1I1! 'I'allnyrand said so to her. 'Indued !' rophed sho, with naivetlc, 'in. deed, do you lliink so? I am delighted lo hear il. A woman is always and everywhere proud oflier personal attractions.' At I hat iiiimiuiit the blank servant boiled into thn draw ug'iooin, holding in his hands his jacket with a Ion" runt in llm back. 'Mis. sis, him jacket lorn ; plca-n mend him.' She imiiii'dinlely took a needle, repaired Gollah's jacket. and continued tho conversation with a charming simplicity. This little ailvoiituro left a deep impression iu the mind oI'M. do Talleyrand, who used lo relate il with that tone of voice peculiar lo liim, and which gavo so much interest to his narrations. J. II. Gukncjuult. siliD was perfectly well made, tall, fair, and her complexion uf an uncommon purity. Father, hadn't you belter tttkc a sheep loo? a vameu trieuil, uml an able tanner, about tho time the temperance reform wa begininng to exert a healthful influence, said to his newly hired man, "Jonathan, I did not think to mention to you when I hired you that I think of trying to do my work this year without rum, how much moro must I give you to do without ? 'Oh,' said Jonathan, 'don't care much about it, you may give me what you please.' Well,' said llm farmer, 'I will give you 0 cheep in the fall, if you wish to do without.' 'Acuetl' soul JonnMian. The oldest son then said, 'Father, will you give me a sheep if I will do without rum ?' Yes, Marshall, you shall have a 6heep if yon will do without.' The youngest son, a strinlinrT. then said: Fattier will von give mo a sheep if I do wiiiiooif 'res UiianUler, you shall have a sheep also, if you do without rum.' Presently Chandler speaks again 'Fa ther, hadn't you butler take a sheep too?' This was u poser, he hardly thought he could give up the 'good creature' "yet. But llm appeal was Irom a source not lo be ea-ily ill-regarded ; the re.-oli wa-, ihe demon rum, was thenceforth banished from ihe premises, to the great joy and ultimate happiness of all concerned. "None so Dm.nd as timse who won't Seb." That man who won't profit in his farming operations, by Ihc palpably belter practice of Ins neighbor, is branded, by common consent, an idler or a dunce; and Ins case may be considered oife of hopeless obstinacy. lie virtually scouts at the means which Providence has placed within his reach lor the great purpose of his being Ihu improving bis condition nnd benefit, ling others. Ho is like the noxious plant, which cucumbers Ihc earth, to heocfii no one except to exhibit, in strong colours, the contrast which exists between the use less and the useful between industry and indolence between the good and tho bad, in human affairs. He who aids, in any honest way, to multiply tho comforts of life, to enlarge the sphere of usclul knowl edge, and lo elevate the choroclcr of socio, ty has at least the consolation and it can only bo acquired from practice--that he has used ihuse faculties, winch Providence has given him abovo the brulc, for the pur. pose for winch they were intended the good of mankind. While he who will not improve and employ the high faculties of his nature to advance human happiness, may bo likened to the turtle, which delights in mud and water, and cares only for itself, or to the carnivirotis beast, which feeds and fattens upon the lift-blood of tho brute inhabitants ofthe forest. We have been led into this Irain of rath or serious reflections hy the perusal of 0 letter bel'oro us, from Mr. W. Bache. which, although stating nothing but what is cotnmno in every district, gives the oh. jeciions of his neighbors against endeavor jng to improve in their business through tho cxamplo uf ihno who excel them in practice. Cultivator. "If you will publish a work on law, physic or divinity," says our correspondent, 'I will uiiderlnke scribu lo it. because those are subjects . imbinuiuu 10 oe treated on in books, and runners would Hunk they might learn f'otn them something which they did not know before; but to instruct them in the art of firming, who never learnt nnv thing else from I heir infancy, nor their fathers oefore lliem. how ridiculous! There are others, however, that ofier reasons rolhcr more plausible. These improvements, say they, arc very fine, to be sure; and if 'l lived in an old settled country, I should be very fond oflakmg such papers: but what !700d Wl'l tllnV fill lit? 'Plinn o.s. I eulaieil for a new set tied count r v. We nave to lurm tl as we can. We already know n great deal more than wo can prac 'ice. Their improved ploughs and cnlnva tors would make but poor work among our -tumps. It wuuld'nt be very easy draining land through roots Why tantalize us with Dm wondorfnl rfTenitf fil' lion,. .Ii,Ui nn.l time? Our ground is strewed over with the one, without any possibility of getting iherii 1 g'onnd.and ofthe other there is nunc within filly miles, nnd who can offird to pot lions on land, evory binhel of which Will COM liim fiflV Cl'tlU. Il id Irrl.. t c.n fl 'tne things :n that Cultivator you lent me, 11 1 nan nn; money I would have, or do; hut Wl hatl't lllll'nnnil.ll iwrnn.-nro I.. do these things, and must wail till we have. There aro 01 hers, however who like to know what is noinrr nn in llm i,..,rM !,. I heir own orofessioo. nml fiml .. nn.. 1,, ,1 to hope, by what others nre actively doing, niai Mime time or oilier they may be able to do the same, or belter, themselves. Ol -ocli characters, wo have a few even iu Wellsborongh. and I have the pleasure ol -ending you the uami's of tho following nine, os subscribers." &c. RELATIVE ADVANTAGE OF LARGE AND SMALL SHEEP. In thn proceedings ofthe Penrith A"ri- cultural Society, England, we find some remarks of Mr. Grav, on the cnmnarative profit, to the grazier, of largo ond small breeds of sheep, which wo transfer into our columns lor Ihe benefit of our readers of ihu buyer os well as the seller of million. It is a mistaken nolioti, too prevalent, that ihe largest corcassess are the cheapest, or the very fat ones tho most palatable ond healthy. On Ihe contrary, tho Devon cat tle. South Down sheep, and the Berk.-hire pig, which are con-idered medium sized breeds, give better beef, boiler mutton, and bettor pork, than the larger and coar ser breeds nf these animals. The former give morniii lean meal than the latter, that is, the fat is belter intermixed with llio lean ; the meat is more rich, tender and economical for tho table although the pro portion of clear tallow or fot may be les. I5ut our extract refers merely to "tho prefi s ofthe grazier. It seems I hat in their wards at the fair, ihe judges had some what favored the small breeds of sheep. On the health of the judges being given, Mr. Gray, the chairman, addressed the meeting, and among other, remarks, made the following : "I dare say that the opinion ofthe judges with respect to sheep, lias been much cuu Hired, although I declare I have mil heard any observations to that effect. My reaoH lor supposing so. is this, that people who have gut great experience of the qualities and niceiius connected with every descrip 1 ton of slock, are aut lo look principally al thai winch fills ihe eye, nnd 10 lurm a favorable opinion of animals upon a large scale, and this is parhcu'arly tho case with rc.-pect to the Leice-ter sheep. I have had considerable experience with -lieep of this description, having, in former times, Itepl a 11 ick of betwem nine hun dred and one ihou-aud Leicester, ewes and therefore I have some mle to speak upon the subject. I say, thru, Ihal the largest sheep are the least profitable. If it can be a-ceriained, as I believe it has been, that you can feed 011 an acre of land a greater number of pound-, of mutton in carcasses of from IU to 'JO lbs, per quarter, than 111 car cas-es of from twenty eight to thirty lbs. then every one must agree that (he odvan. tagesaroon the side of the smaller car casses. The reason of this is obvious; in nines nf drought and r-carcily. a small ani mal can colled for itself as much food as a larger one, and having a smaller carcass. it derives more advantage from it. Whilst therefore, llio larger animal is losing iu condition, 1 ho smaller one, if not improving remains stationary ; and when thn period arrives .it wli ielxnbiinilancc ul fund can be obtained, it almn.-t immediately re. assume Us position, and is fit to go lo tho market sooner than tho larger n 11 mint. I do not preMitno lo offer ony thing like dictation to this meeting, bull am confident that 1 huso gentlemen present, who have had experience on this subject, will bear 1110 out in saying, thel there are advautagoh 111 breeding the description of stock lo which I have been referring, which do not attach 10 animals of better appearance and larger size," DISEASES OF SIIF.EI' AND IlEMEDIES. Weijbndgc, Ft. JIarrh, 11139. J- BuEi.--Sir In the following cotninu uicatluii. I have endeavored lo mi'e'&Liim directions relating to the management ol sheep, and tho most common di-eases, which aro within my own experience, winch, if tiuhhsbeil. I fuum 11. m iu oc..r,.i lo wniil-growers, who nre unacquainted wiui ineir tieaiiueui ami nature. A henll hv sheeo will sniui mmi.n, r...... those simple complaints, such as wounds, urinscs auu trnciures, uy a vory little alien Hull, if 'l lllll It'll at the rooiiiUMieeinenl lint by neglect a wound may soon degenerate nun no nicer, a nroueii uono sometimes may knit, the animal will milTer uteni nnin. and probably have a crooked limb nficr. rrtmaouna win 6UUdunly heal, 11 clos ed by a Blitch or common Micking plaster i VOL. XII No. 610s smoll wounds niir.nes need nothing, or a lilllo tor is sufficient. A fracture should be bound up neatly, with ono or two splints, in flannel or other cloth, smeared with tar. Care should bo taken that the splints do not press tho tender part. Sheep are infested with Beveral kinds of vermin, the common tick, maggot, &c. i young and lean sheep arc most exposed to these complaints. Those fiocks are not troubled with tick"4 whore the lambs arc regularly immersed itt n decoction of lobacco, say from lour to hye pounds to the hundred, about len day alter tho sheep are shorn. Several pinches ol Scotch snnrTil and about the neck ond sides, Is 0 good .hik-uj in uniu weainer. Jilaeirolt rJlininin 1.,. i.. li , ii, hi, iiy-uiuwti lipuil Ihe wounds these are avoided by dressing ..... u.,u ui.5iM.ycu uy an application ol honey, when spirits of turpentine would prove ineffectual. To cure colds, ond running- at the nose, a dose oft,,, ,8 fflcjcl),. jnt,le mmhi 0f June and July; if applmd at ond above tho noso, II will prevent llm ,mh ; ,i. and invigorate the hrnllli. INOllllnL' can he mnrn mm l,i.. .0 soften tho hide, prevent or cure the ecab 'haii a strong decoction of lobacco, applied i"'" loiecicd. 11 the scab has be. eome m ., manner confirmed, it should be removed by a curry comb or otherwise: 'hen alter nnnierfui nie,n jn a vol of 1 quor. lay (hem 011 inclined table, which will conduct all the liquor ihal may bo pressed from Ihc wool into the vat again. hheep are frequently exposed lo cold 'runs, or burning ,,, immediately after shearing, which will materially nju're and Mimcl tines destroy a number in a flock. I akc train oil, or other cheap oil will an., swer, and with brush lay a strip tho whole length of Ihe back anil tisek. which preserves them in a measure, from the pelt ing storms, a scald back, and destroys ticks and other vern odds to the weMit, and encourages the growth of wool. Bvho addition nf a little sulphur, it will prevent He scab and keep off flies, which annojg them during Ihe summer. The slreklies is a. common and very fatal complaint. Wethers of three years old and over, are more opt to be its victims. When attacked ihey stand bracing on alt fours, hire Ihe legs of a stool, and refuse to eat. The cause orimnniofl fmm nir h.,in, pent up just forward of and below the hip. mi ..tuiiouni mr tins, isio givothe animal a gill ol hogs fat, and draw it about sudden, ly lor sometime. The foot rot is an infectious disorderj which locates between the hoof, and unless immediate attention is operates under the horns of tho hoof; it is mora ea-ilv cured in the winter or when the in lection freezes. If thoroughly seoled, it cannot be entirely eradicated from Ihe flock in worm weather, unless they arc permitted to run 111 a fresh pasture, where there is no exposure after the treatment, which is this: first, the foot must be pared, if infected, and all the ulcerous matter removed ; then apply with a swab, zig or water strongly Miturated with finely pulverized blue vit, nol: when thoroughly done the rot will be removed, and the foot vill be healed in four or five days. It i3 very important, that the diseased animal tl.ool.l h unnn... led from the fl ,ck. Fine noolled sheep, no. nii.tu mat nave long hools are moro -ubiect to the rot. ond cure. It spreads by innociilation unly. and i.i-ua worse m iow, wet grounds. It is important that Kiev should he evmi.0,l every week until cured, which will require or ii.or iiiorougn examinations, where the ulceration is confirmed. Hy u-ing a troui'h of tho r..llnio!n scripiion. dm foot oau bo examined'" with eai-o 1110 tramo simply consists of a plank aboni six feet 111 lemih. m ,v.i,mi, r, are fastened eighteen inches long; six armi nre extended from the upper side of tho ....iu, wniL-ii supports uii; stdo boards 6i.r feet Ion? ond thin enn innlma taiflo .l forms a trough abnut ono foot in width at the top. and four inches at Ihc bottom; this trough should stand one end near tho door nrariother dry yard, whore I bo sheep must remain on hour or so, after tho application of the vitriol, which should be applied be tween the toes ofevcry foot. By the as sistance ol this apparatus, three men can go over from three to four hundred sheep 111 one day. With respect, yours. S. W. JEWETT. FOOT HOT IN SHE BP. We find in our last Farmers' Magazine, the following directions for curing this disease, winch are simple, cheap and we should lliink effectual. "Towards evening draw tho !amo sheep from the flock, huve Ihc houf of the do soascd foot, as far as it has any dirt or fes ter on it; wipe it dry and clean, and batho the lender parts in thu evening with a feather previously dipped ti.builer (muriate) of antimony; keep their feet dry during the night, and on tho following day they may he turned into a pasture by Ihemselvea where they will daily become bettor. At llie expiration of about a week Ihey should again be examined. The majority ofthenr will bo found perfectly well, and may bo allowed lo join the sound flock, as they will bo dear of all inloclion. Perhaps about one in ten will require a little moro pairing with a knife, and a very light re dressing of the soro place, with tho feather prepared as before JOHN BERKETT. ''Dullson, Oct, 11)31' " Ham Killesrcw i-aul 10 Lord Wh rlnn 'You would not (.wear at that roto, if you thought ynu were doing God honor." "I OIICO wrote 10 Wlirddwnrlh m !.;.. if he was really a Christian. Ho replied, 'When lama good man then I am a Christ. lan. -. o, Juimo, 1

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