Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, January 8, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated January 8, 1847 Page 1
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Vol. XX. o. . Whole jVo. 1019. IHIICMA TOA, FKIttAY MOKirV, JANUARY 8, 1 847. TVEW SEKIlfe-, IVo. 28 BURLINGTON FREE PRESS PiiblUlioJ at nurlinton, Vt., Hy i. w. c. C ti A It K i: , ii litor anil Proprietor. Termii To Village suVeribcis who receive the pnp-r hy the carrier. 33,00 , If paid ia advance e.,51) Mnil subscriber" nnd thoe who take it nt the IJIhce, luvnriabiy, . . .... ... I wdv Er.Tlsfciifcx rs n.criei. mi ur ciijiuuiary icrn.s, i irQi ,i t&J ! COUNTINC-1'0:).,I ALMANAC, IS 17. i i v2 ; f- r- - r- .t -ti . 12 f , i i i1 2 :i W , i i r. r. 7 h y'lo 1! 121114 15,10 17 ISl'J202l22i:i21 iX! C '332';272H2y'.IJ31 b 1 2 3 1 5 ti 7 8 0 10 11 12 1311 &J -i 1510 17 181113021 . 3 4 5 7 8 y lull U' i3 1 1 13 ir. S 17 IS 1J J SI2J-3 hS 72I2JS627!HW3J lt (31 I i f& i 1 i 2 s i' r, r, C&S 7 H. II III 11 1-2 1-1 ff.3 "UlildlJHItfiM 2 1CJ 23 31 33 SO 27 i I 1 2 3 I 3 f, a 7 8 U 111 11 12 l a .C3J3J31 " 1 '23 2 1 2 '(, 7-M n . ... 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Welatih uh''ii tin- rich men Mention Tli-dr wntideiful cond"-0'n,,ioii, In taking our hnnd with dainty yrip", Undiunted by ljbar's, Andtrmnffii-hivn, 0:1 their lying lijis About the cU'Ction linic. Sln, comrndc, pin? ! Wc art pan of the Htiite, wbnbbor, Aa wella- our wealthy ncichlior, AaJ each, ia his jherc, a king, Sinri, comnuli1?, sins! Not aktiic at the workshop' clamor, When it-Minn the naw and ha:mm.r, Is each ui u- heic, a kin.;. Tor ne p nt f oar imidc nation, We fctand in 11 loriou s-talion, Anl Ipjm to think, nt tvciy eh'nk- 'lmicrcr i!u uwla iiuy tmt Wv arc hound to the ir-'tito w Jlh a golden link, And fbicc it on it? way. Sin?, comrades nn? ! We an p-iitol tii Htnle, who labor, As well a our wealiliv Hi ighlior, And each, in bis ppVre, a king, Sin?, comrades, ini! Wc i. re lords of a mighty nation, Her plory i our cieation, And each is a? hili a kin?. IVr wn pel the State in motion, A kin' do over the ocean ; AiHi:inpern dcd liny our luW&fpccd, Till we6ayhowanl when For wa feel in our power and purpofe stron?, And wt! know that we are men. Pin?, comrade, fin? ! Wearenattoi the Slate, wlmlabor, A- well nt our wealthy neighbor, And each, in his jihrre, a kin?, IN. 1". 3hruing A'ciCj. AtUiction uv j. o. winnitr.. Wilh silcnd.-only a-ihiir heni..lii;ion) rj-ij's aiiLU coiiu, Whert in th- s'.ndnw of a great allliction, The suol i dumb ! God calls our loted nni-' but tve loose not wli !ly tt ini il n nu mien They lnc on earth, i.i tlmuuht anJ. deed, as truly, As in ;hj llt jicn. - - - , Q I li-llC 'itVUt. I tis's- is - - - - l'roiu tin-'sC'abii.i'l. Lime lor Potatoes. , i.i . 1 is said to have ben conferred on tliel'.arl of Nor- In your at number p ig" you recommend ' (oik a-far b id; as IfiC.i. It is certain that il l.imeior I'otatoes 1 Lump noticed the action , was cUivatcd by Dr. Henry Comet.,,,, at l'ul c.f Lime on 1'ot.itoe,, Id-;-., .t piopor to nwke a hu,h in at'which time it was wholly uu- ,ew mi.i m,i . suojeri. . iuvo iioucou that in mm instances, the disease is w orse where lime has bon ni .1, than where nothing iuaoee.iappue.i-, am . win accent i.,r it in such a manlier as to show vou vv bv this is so. Lime is much uo by tho potato, when it ran j g'-t it, 'for tlie formation of tho tups. Whero much lime ia applied on potatoes they have very larpe tops. These large lopj open so many more tr.oiitlis to biicl: in c.iri omc acid, which," if the topi were small, v. mid lnt bo thu cse. This extra quantity of carbonic nr. d, so absorbed by I'm l,ii(,o tnps, insures thedi-easp, when, per haps tho small tops, with their smaller means of absorption, would notbo ablo to tako in enough to kill tlie plant and di-cao the root. I have seen tliis during tho past season. A potato gro.ver in this ti'dghborliond placed a small quan tity of old lime or ( arbonate of lime on his potatoes at tho time of planting; thin caibouato r,f lime was just sullicient to enable the plant to develop? tho tops finely. Tho largo tops ab sorb d large qunnfiies nt carttmie arid, and death and decay followed in both lop and root. Another potato grower pat nothing upon his 1 it'll; as a consequence, tho lops vvrro small, and not taking in much carbonic acid, thev Hood until quite bite, when they too, were kill ed, but tho roots were saved. It is diilicull lo apply limo to the potato with tho certainty or its proving cll'octual in prr vent ing tho rot ; berau-e in tl.o llr-t place, tho tops use much, if not nil of it, for increasing tho size of the tops, thu, exposing the plant tho inoro to tho disease, instead ., protecting it from that evil; and in the second plLo, if fjR,-u )0 more limo n'od than the plant .an appropriate to the tops, the remainder bennnes hb.hlv charged with carbonic arid earl.- ', tho seasoned 10l,s it with such tenacity tint tho plant cannot get tho alkaline principle without gutting tho acid too; thus preventing tho alk.ilino princlplo from neutralizing tho carbonic acid, which is destroy, ing it. The best way I know of to limo to po. tatoes, istotako old lime, vvhlcli'has been ar slacked, and apply ulnut a gill In each hill of no. litocs at tho time of pi anting. In tho fall when tho potatoes are dying with the disease, put on .very fow mornilitrs. when tho dew is on, frosh water slacked limo. It should Ito pi icki d on tho very inornin" it is used, hecau-ed the longer it is exposed to tlie air tho inoro carlxmic ucid is uusorneu r.y it, kiiu ua useiu. quauuvo uvgri-a-' oil. Fresh slacked limo is excellent to put on potatoes nfter tlicy are dug up, when they are diseased. But the best alkali for potatoes is potash, as contained in wooit ashes, iiic ttinors.sccm to prefer thin alkali to lime, while the tops in a 1 great, mc.i' nr.' prefer lime tt potash. Thee 1 a - hes ma; 1)0 scattered over the potato field about the time tho Joiing tubers are beginning to fuim land every few mornings, when the tops show w ' n- signs of the disease. I hae seen vv ith unboiitv i ' i , t i ii. . r.,t nn' ta r.l!.i. ; valuable fertiliser. Much relianco should be is.iij placed on tne laii application, necausc much oi the alkaline principle is apt to be washed away, either down deep in the ground, below the teach of tho roots, or to another part of the iield,whilo it should remain near the A.),,. . -in nii ,ii.. .,.:j,.i.i nnct ill procuring and applying th'cin, nnd no potato, grouer should think of dispensing with tlicirl use. Dr. New York, who was employed I nycar or two sinco hy the Now York State Ag- I fi'cultnrr.l Soc'ety to go t - ich Louuty in thu ! Stale anddclher lecture on agriculture uud its' hiiuireii tcie ices, w rose leucis during ; nm iimii , iu uiu i'iiuui oi inu vininiiuir. in nun of Ihe-e letter written from Sinithville, Che nango cotintv, New York, under d.ilu of July ID, Ibio, no says A sugar maple, a grape vine, ' apple tiee. and a potato plant, need a oil ;nr.ilU0."' l" r"lJ--. aho iroin jour neiii . - , , i ... .' ... -"'""';"" i';".y i"n, " " "in remove Irom it sixty-three pound-, of this mln-. crai. duo uu.-nei ot asnes by timse that have 0ned at the sisbt of a gun ; she always thought '''it sure that the shot would goto the btiin, and , meantime wore happening iised them are said, to make ten extra bu-hels that, charged or uncharged, it Would go off ho hat ho would either die or go mud ! With this ' tempting to carry oil' tTiu old grand mother's ui , You may now count the cost of the ashes nmlUlCVlIUCnt tilt rotiltOL'S ami t'll.lhlt'dto iiu!'cuf their itntmrtrince. Tlicv would ntwavs ( pn-dnco well vii"ii tho di-cac prevak'nt, and it out of hvr rT;rht J - it tlioahcs boKMl, and applied in the fall, and To aiivhmh wholinpw Dick Timherlv and his IUlm i-c'i-L'sreaU liavo but httlodonU; tiMt tlie , rrrandmotlior it would Imc been amtTy hnw would produce een imue than i inentioneil , 1,L. could pel fovcii ami slxpetjce to fool away in above. I cannot too stion-rly recommend their an old rriin. His prandniolher went out wah-u-c. U-t every potato grower build him-clf a ' n,r three d-ty In a wccli-ind the other threo slic tucen-h-hotise, of pucIi material a to uM cut candle w ichs for the tallow chandler ; flic iic, .um t mui p.r-uivr uuu u-u an uiu a-nc nu tun piutiiiu uuui jiu jia suiucieui ior jji purpose. cih:mico. NVjLKEiiAniic. Oct. an, The I'oplnr the Tulip-lx-miiis I.irio.lcn iln.ii.l.iioilciiiliuu Tnlipi.Vi.'i. Of all the deciduous trees of North Am"rica, I'm 'III lin-lrep. nnvl In 1I11. Svrnmriri- f nlnl. i occiili'iilnlh) attains the amplest dimension ;....,. ;.., ,1,., ......i.... : while the perfect slraiyhlnes and uniform di ameter of the trunk, the moie repnlar distribu tion of its brunches, and the pre.itrr richnes.-of its fcliatre and flowers, give it a decided superi ority over that tree, and entitle it to be consid ered one of the mo't mapniliccnt productions of the temiierato 7.01ms. It ii-nnllv nititiiw,, tu.ifrht of sixty or eiplity feet, w ith a diameter varyfnp never set Etraipht on his head, told that as plain-1 "P them all ! ( Ivcrcomn by the aiipui from ciirhteen inches to throe feel : although in , 'v as if it could spe.ik. 'I'he cLTpvman's w ife ! '"s s0'd. he tlirew bim-clf down upon the lavoraoie locainics. tl nas heen unowu 10 arrive at a hcii'lil of one bundled and twenty, to one hundred and forty feet, witli a diameter of more ' than seven feet. Tho hark of the trunk, till it exceeds seven or eiebt im-liea in dinmeter ! smooth and even ; but nltcrwnrd it begins to crack, and the depth of ln .arrows is in proper- lion to tlu size and tn'o of io tree. The southern extremity of Lake f'hampl-iln, according In Michuu.v, inay be considered in its natural distribution as the northern, and the ri er Connecticut as the eastern limit of this tree. It is only westerly of the Hudson, and snnthevk- ol' tho forty-third degree of latitude, tb it il is lroqiienily met with, and fully iWeto ed. It is (m "H siiniuiicr, to irighten away l.iril- that von iiiiilliplied in the .Middle States, in the upper tnrcd on the forbidden ground. " That was plea-narl-nl' t'urnlnn ,ir.,l f.'.r.r.rl.. .....I ...u .. s-int service In Iliel: :itid miirlif lie In, . h,i, I tin. alMniiJ.uitly in tne e-tern Stales, particnl-irly in Kentucky, Wiicroitdi-plnv- it- most vogitiitioii. Its comparative rareness in tlie maritime parts of the Carnhn is and of Georgia, in the J' and in lower Loiii-iana, i.-o'ving less to the he-it ol summer than to the nature oi' the soil, which, in some parts is too dry, as in the pine barrens, and in others too wet, "as in tlie bwamps which border the rivers. It is common ly found mingled witli other trees, such as t,0 hickorie-, the black walnut, and the butternut, the Kentucky coll'ce tree, ijmiin-lr.dns camt itiisis,) and the wild cherry tree; but it some I ......1.1, llllll fl' l 11 I, times con.stitute-, alone, considerable tracts of the forest, as was observed bv the eider MichaiK on tlie road Irom Hard-town to Louisville, in Kenliuhy. The aitilicial geography of this tree may bo said to embrace tho middle region of Europe, from Ilerlin and Warsaw, ontlie Noith, to the -hoics of the Mediterianean and Naples, on tho south, Ire land on the west, and Crimea on theen-t. ltU successfully cultivn- ,01' ulun" 1,10 maritime lrts of the I'uited Slates, lioui New buryport in .Iassacliu-etts, to St. Mary's, in Gror.oi. 'I'he period at which the tulip tree was first in traduced into Ungl and is unc"it.iin. 'I'l." honor klirvvn as a t mber tiee. Accord, ne- in Miller ).,rl.,v. at Iloxlon.and 11, V.,il,ii,l . ti.,. nrt w'lm rai-ed tl.i, tree (rr.m ,,i i.i from their nurseries it is probable that the ,. ... '. , ,! from their nurseries it is probable that the nu- meroiisold trcjs which aro spread .ill over Great liritaiu were procnied. Tlie olde-t tree in Ihii'- kind, estimated tit over one hundred and lifty .vearsof age, is at Tulham pilaco. It is about iilty feet high, and its trunk, at one foot from tlie ground is three feet in .haineier. The 1 .rc-i..t tree in Britain U in .Somerset-hire, at lleslur combe, wbicli is one hundred feet in beieht.witli a iriinl; tlireo feet in diameter, and rinens seeds evotv venr. ... f . . i ne nrsl notice .vhich wo have of the tnlin tree on the continent, is in tlie 'Cataloiruo of the L-yden Garden,' published in Hill. "From tho number nf the-o trees existing in France, the south of Germany, and Italy, there can bo but little doubt it spiead asnpidly in tho-e countries, as I did in liriiiin, I'uMic avenuesare planted in ii in jiaiv.unn us north as htrashurg am .vuntz. attains It standi the onen air at Vienna and large size there ; but will i.ot endure the climate noith of Viir.saw, nor .Moscow.w ith-1 out protection. In the grounds of tlie palace 4)f Licken, near Ilnis,-els, there is a tree which has a ciear stem three feet in diameter, w ith a com - n.ict. head. When l.-ieken In.!,,!,,.,.,! to France, the pilaco was nccunied by the L'm 1 .. . , . ... ..,' press Josephine, whu brought her girdner from 1'aris; and tho poor m m, vvliileho vvas engaged gathering seeds from tins tree, fell from it and broke his neck. At .Schwobber, near Hanover, there is growing In alluvial snil, myir water, u treo more than one hundred and twenty years old, and eighty feet in height, with a trunk" I wo leel in Diameter, unit an ambitus ol thirty feet. In Italy th'-tulin treoatlains .. heii.hi nf wvi-nti- or eighty feet, llowers Irecdy, and ripens seeds every year. The elder Michaux measured a tulin free. three miles and a half from Louisville. Kentucky, winch was twenty-two lect and a half in cir cumference five feet from tho ground, and from one hundred and twenty toono hundred and y lectin height. In 181-J, there wa felled from ho ost,,t0 ()f .lr. J, jvis, j L'ungollan, Kentucky, a tulip treo eight feet in diam -ter iv tit r "I0"!"'" Ulul livc ll'ot '" sliametcr seven llr lht i ttUw V' ltnnk w" I rrt etly xkuX ' MV,'C1 i,U LuardS f At Green Point, Dushwick, near Now York, on tho estate of Mr. N. Bliss, tliorc isa tulip tree which Ins a circumference nf twenty-one feet at tlireo feet above the ground, and a height of sev enty feet. Ill 1807, there ousted a ttdin tree in Hamilton. Adams county, Pennsylvania, noticed by John Pearson, in a cnmmunicitinn to Dr. J. Mease, in the ' 1 Memoirs of tho Philidelnhia Society for promoting Agriculture,' for that year, which' had a circumference of thirty-fix fo"ct,jvitha trunk ' thirty or forty feet to t'u 'fork?, a largo head, and 1 same w ork ho mentions another tree as growinp an an icaranccs. ner cc v so u nu. in t ie near the Virginia head of the river lioannkc, which was thirty-nine feel in circumference, four lect from tho ground, apparently round, and about forty feel to the forks. llrovnc's Trees of America. Troiii the People's .lournnl. Dick Tiniberlj's polngiiiul coming. r.V MARV tlpWITT. Pr about his new acquisition not one word -I although ho himself could not sleep for thinking inf it. Dick's new acquisition v.-a a gun an ' old rustv gun with a tw't in the barrel, and an 1 (,ld iincrlin-r lock. Xobodv but Dirk uonl,M,f,,o thoiigh't itworth owning: but to him it was a I , i i il , .1-, f,rc ireaurc,nnd bad cost no les than seven I slnllintrs and sixpence, itici: s gr.inilinolher was ' ,mrnf ihoso innvnpripMced neonln u-lmnw. (v;l,t- nan lerruieii ner minv a tun" witn Ins ,ev-"ims ,.,, cracPr( . hut he would have been the "last i,,.,-,,,,, in Imrm hpr fnr lli-it nnil it.orr.f now lint Iin 1ml n tnu nf l.U nwn. hn mnSnUv w'an a imor woman, imiJ a 1oJ)icl;t ho wes ( w ild, "ractdcp- port of a 1 id, whu had no i enlar rinployment, iilthouirh be was now sixteen. lie ' s'"n" ro'"'' to 'dm in tliis excels of pinion j he the .riaiidinother'g larfro chair from the hand was a't ill,. stout lad of his aire, and used to run ! fancied that be should feel much bettor for it ; cart"; and .-ettliiiir it ilown on the house-floor. errands lir tho whole parii-h. lie was always at band, cither at the blacksmiths' or ntold Ile'n rv Craythorne's the wheelwrifrht.or at the Kind's I lead, at which place he was a kind of denutv- i.stlcr for of all things he loved bor-es ; and bv olio I11P.1 IIP ami another bp nlunvs rontrivrr. In I, ,. !.t ,.,.-, I tl.-.,.. f 1,1. , 1.. have odd pence and sixpences in Ins pocket 1 He was a favorite everywhere; and when be bad iiolbinp eln to .In, hr'n-ed to sit on the horse block in the street and crack his jokes on every body that went by. Sober minded people foretold that Dick would never i omc to any pood ; he was, they said, a ne'-do-weel, and his old crumpled hat that had ci.i.rii ... .iuiv j-j-iuihuiuhiut aooui ii, uui me grandmother maintained that he was not a badl"illlc. however, it seemed as if the anpel of self- l:'d ! be was so fond of horses, sbo said ; and if 1' could gel a placeas groom or ostler, ho would keen It and bo a credit In tbein nil. Neither a groom's nor nn ostler's jilaco was howcu'r met wilh; but be tried sen ice with a firmer, and ti'"n, not liking that, canio back to his old di- comforted grandmother, to the tntimph of all the croakers. wuce staid three weel;s in a I inner s scr- t ire ! lint then lie t-!!e In ' tn, i,l tlin nrn' it is called : that is, to walk round and round the corn fieldsas in opting, u i'b the farmer's gun ......... ..w................ gun nn his shoulder nil the year he would not li'ive e-ft so soon. This .rave Dick a n-i Ion tor a L'lin, and from that time he beg in howling and saving to buy one for himself. Old Henry ' vcr, and half a year afterwards nrght b" seen ' butter, and then bo and bis grandmother sat Cri'.lhorne,the whe'dwiigbt had a braco of pis-1 walking slowly' about the ullage, wilh a hand- down to tea. Was not tint a pleas-mt tca tnK'and now am then the bov would ner-nade 1 kercbicftied over hisove. I Ii step was f-eble drinking? The only thing that troubled Dick, him to lend them for an hour or two at a time, and then not a spirrow- was safe in tho nebdi- borhood. He was ically liorn to do mischief, ev ery body said ; but old Henry, like bis grand mother, seemed bent upon spoiling him, and al ways took his part ngain-t every body. Dick knew who were his friends, ho treated them as nch ; he could read very well, and as old Hen ry's n.vps were indifferent, he u-ed to borrow tho newspaper irom Kings Head, and read it to urn on a .siindav.niplit, without even heintrso- licited to do so, and that made tho fivor tho ! o'd Henry, he shook his bead, and said mourn-' .tick on the top of his head. She Ia' J out all hi gerater. Dick spent a deal of tiin" with old i fully, ' poor thing!' and then told bow ho had things I) 'fore h!m, and told him what store she Henry lie u-ed to seal bim-clf upon one of; thrown himself down and kissed his feet, and 1 1: id set bytltfm, and how she meant tn have those' barrel-like blocks of wood intended the bow mi-erablo and sorry he was for tho accl- j them put in her collin. It was quite astoni.-hiug naves of cartwheels, and tall; with him as be , dent. The old in in suggested the idea tint .in to s -e how talkative she was! worked. Many was the bit of good advice which bad gone and made aw iy with him-olf. so the In the midst ol all this a sudden interruption the old iivin then dropped ; and more than once j people dragged the liver and canal, an 1 looked' was caused by the loud pealing o! the village h" oll'jied to te.ich him the wheelwright's trade i in all kinds of solitary places for some trace of j bills ; the sound was so merry and sweet ;and if he would only be -toady and learn, lint the ' wboelwiipbt's trade had no temptation for Dick,! and now and then, lam sorry to say it, bo did not tike the old m m s ailv ice as well as ;t was nnd then after such occasions there would bo course. . liitlo paus' ill their friendly inter- Dick, It w. is dnnnT one of these onuses that alter a long tim? of hoarding and saving, found ' hhnsell pos-e-sed ot Ins gun. jhe gun was Icoti' - ealed from his grandmother's knowledge, and tho next evening hewent out, with half a ' Jozcn ragged lads nt bis heels, to practice shoot - I i'1!? at il mark. At nil aliriiptangle of the ro.ul, I a considerable distance from tho village, stood ' an old elm tree, upon the bole of wbicli lie nail - ed two or three leaves of an old copy-bouk for a target. A tall hedge bordered tho riiad, so tint it was impossible to see any person coming up go out washing as formerly, and then her dif before be turned the angle' by the tree. Dick j liculties really begun. Sjtno of her neighbor. never thought ot danger, either to lumscllor any body else; bo was shooting with nil bis might. thinking what ch inning fun it was, when, all at once, n cry was heard as ofa person in ago- ny ; and a nvin ru-bed forward with both his hai'ds clasped to one eye, and realing as if about to fill. Though it was evening and ratherdusk, there was no mistaking tho figure. it was old I Henry Craythorne and he had i-hot him shot I dead, moment believed. '"''' l,u' w'nt 'IJs' l'irm dono 2' exclaimed 'She said she never would part with the-c things t tlio oid man ; ' my poor eye is gouo forever !"and as long as she lived. saving ho tlirew himself on the bank, audi After Henry Crnythorne got better, the old 1 rocked to and fro in agony, whilst Dick's rag- j grandmother never went near him, she did not I ped companions scampered back to tho village, know exactly why, but somevv.i' sbo felt more i , , ....... ...t . , carrying mo new s wuu iiiem. It'is impossible to de-cribo Dick's feelings at tliisacci lent. Had tho wounded man fallen on him and beaten him to n inuniinry, ho would have forgiven him ; butpoorobl Henry's words wriin Ins v ery no siillenng could have been severer than bis at that moment, when as with n lightning s flash, so many things rushed upon his memory nt unco ; his weakened eye sight; bisiild ago J hiinelf ; tho lato liitlo es trangement liotvvecn them ! Ho itetcsted him self i ho vvns in his own sight a inon'terofin gratitudo ; .mil jet he really loved his old friend so truly. Ho tlirew his gun, tho wicked cause, as it seemed to him, of this cruel mischance, into the ditch, and fell at th; old man's feet. He had tint kissed any body, not even Ids grand mother, fir years; but ho now kissed his knees and his feet and wept like :i child ; ho then star ted up and held tho poor man's head to his breast. Ho know not what to do ; ho would so gladly li.ii. Imnio all tho minlio would so willingly havo given one of his own eyes, had it been pos- il. .l.n. ... n ...ol.A rpu.i.l.tln.l fclUll, III ...ittlllt " lll-lft.' .v......."... go liouic,'' said old Henry, in a weak ' It ine voice ; and pushing tho boy aside, ' I'm done for this wnild, God knows.' Dick made no attempt to withhold him; he groaned deeply, and evidently in ureal agony stapi'crcd onward. Did; offered to help liiin.but the poor old man impatiently pushed him aside. That action went to his hoai't, an 1 he again felt tho nl lihi njr his' head against the wall; he thought iiiini v " ti-i -H.-H1I , in- mm :;ni ji , of hanging or drowning himself; an thought of something much letter to limsclf ; and then he h better to run b?foru to tho doctor and send immediate helot1) the poor sufferer. lie did so, and then went and stood a little distance from old Henry's house, under the gorsc-ronfed hovel, wdicrc the travelling tinker, when at home, kept bis cart ; it was now enti ty, and hero bo could stand unseen nnd watch all that went forward. lie saw a light in old Henry's bod-room ; be saw the next door neigh bor iiish out of the house nnd stop the first per son she met be knew she was telling of the disaster ; before long he saw the doctor go, and then bisold graii'hrtotfi'er hobbling up the street with her cloak over her head .he hid not stop ped to put on her bona"! ; she thou Iml heard it 1,11 ' ' was known in tho villas that bo done it; 1 1,0 f'nncd that there would be a ".-arrant out , i(.rnnthim before morning; be heard tho pen- rlu w'io went hy filing ol tlie ariir ; the cler- CVlnaii s wife went down the st'eet with 'naid ; she, too, was going to ok1. Henrv's ! .11:..,',",' . .' f- ..-...- a . ""'it 'he old man should die ! All at once tl,L aoccuricu in nun mat mere was snme connection between the eve and the l.rnln ho I As soon as the street was quiet for (lie nitbt, lie i"ea i.uui-a m-w iimugui, aim on mis im acted, . f 1 1 i 1 U. , 1 ,Vl 1 V s.' .1 , V"' S1 1 in 'nv - ' anl-,""S b-nnsht him to the vei v Fpot where .be ac,-leii

il,r- 1. . .1 , V:.-i, 1 .' ,. , i iir .mi 11. u i-inii;: in a Kino ni .vsiie ciuerrii, no r.ncw too oiil l.".! ill a mo-fiiryajTuin-tthe bole of the tree, i-hattered il to'menl, and tho siglit of it, with its co,ir-e blue piece.'. It censed to be liny plea-ure to him cheeked htinmn, allected him grcatlv. He now ; ho bated it, and stampid upon the broken f.iw the rilled ches-t of drawer.-, and his own pieces which 1 ivon the "imiiiil ; ho tore down ' ihinddv hat and shoe.- of former days. He re the old ropy-book and trampled that, too, inthoj mcmberud everything po peifectly I Without dust. 'J'bere feemed, at the moment, to be1 suini'ii word, lie went to tl.oilonr. nn.l ilmnwi! hut no sooner was it over than a reaction toot; i place, and all this seemed wickedness to him ! ananei ol e!l-uccitation secuvHl to stand bo-1 turo nun 11, ami .111 1 is 1110 appeared 11 crime. VVO.1'1 1.1,1,. Im.l ... l.t... Kvery l reinon-lrailCO or lenrool, seemed ec.hoci back: he had been warned, hut l.o -n.,l,l .,t l!.t . tins man Had loved linn, nn iow nan be le- warded him ? lie had made I urn oiiiiii, poriiai.Si for life, and he had no son to work for him I ilid then Ins prandniother n she had loved ! him and !.-J been patient witli him, and now all 1 the ilijpo would reproacli her Tor bis idle mis- i fortune! Ho had brouplit trouble and sorrow 1 h of I road- -.." m, 11. ml- iiiini. nn flcr a i . accusation stepped aside, and gae place to the I ! all!-'pl "I" piaceand con-olation. He ro-o up and i 1'" W'alked on be thought that there was vet ( 0113 "'ing felt for bun to do. Ho would go to . London, where so many hid gone bcfoie him, ''' ;e bis lbitune, fn.n'.eii cor.e bid: and , mai.e oin ueiiry and in- granilmollier comforta- ' bio for life. There wa vigor, there was (,olace nioiipi.i -, aim in me sircngin oi il lie Walked on throllirh t!ie Iliil. t. and b'-forp mnrii- 1 ing he had passed the l.irgo neighboring niaiiii- lieiiiringli.wn, and, wit'i only three h ill-pence in bis pocket, was (m hi way to I in Ion. i ne news oi ine acciueni nan oi course spread inrongii ino viHage iiko wiui-nre ; me on in a great Hurry, impatient to spread tne v.-on-doctor said that the old wheelwright would lo e derfnl news. lJeibro thov went, however, Dick eve there was no pn ibi'ity of saving it. "0 suiirred n great de:n,notii mini pain and le ' and bo looked much older; the heart was gone i from him, ho said, and he feared ho never should , be good for any thing rp.tin. i The old grandmother was not surprised that she felt as if she was quite young and strong Dick, in the first instance, should ke-p out of again. She laughed an I vyas'rpiito merry she tho way ; she never feared he would t was merry even about the men seizing on her come back again before long, l'eople h id found 1 good'. ! She then made Dick stand up, and turn tho broken gun, and the cause of it was easily rounJ, thai she niigb have a good survey of him, und.'r-tood ;it was like his vv icked, pas.-ioi.ate she undo hi n mo i-ure himself against tlie ma.n natnre, his enemies sa'i 1, to go an 1 wroak his tel-piece; and then she would havo him try on vengeance on his gun : Imt when T was told to bis old Siunl iy lint ; and -die mghed to to eo it him, but none was found. In twelve months' tim.o!d Henry with h , one eve, and tne hollow, disfigured socket of the 1 other, wa-at work in Ins shop. Aotaiti iy pas- ! sed but he thought of Dick ; it was astoni-hiiig how much he inis-ed bun ; ho vvi-licd ho would I coiik back again, fer he had freely forgiven the ' ac-ident. It was his opinion, however, that tlie lad had gone to uea, nnd if so he might be wreck . ed or drowned. The whole all'iir, of course, sank deeply into l the old grandrnotber's heart. She, ton, loikcd ' very much older. She said she was not to tall bidly, but she was not he.irfsonie ; it was old , ago coining on sbo reckoned, and " 'J d, tint ! her only hope was, that God would please lo tako her when sdio i juld no longer uninbiin ! hcr-elf, In cour-e of timo she co'ild no longer ine.i lo persu.nie ner to sen dick stew clothe' , that ho had left; his Suiidiy jicket, and hi- best h it and shoes ; they told her that she might get a few coils ora blanket with tho money; but she would not heir of it. She put all that belonged to him, his old song book and his sheet 1 almanac, for tho year, and some cheap colored i prints nf horses which ho had pinned on the , walls, together with bis hat nnd shoes, into a , drivvcr, the key ol which she kept in her pocket couii'.ruiuje not m tt-u ..uu, n mhwuu i.een 1 rich it would have been dilleient, but she could see so plainly how hid things were going witli them, and tint troubled her. Them was now u new wheelwright como to tho village, and ho ... . I . .... ... l , got all tho business. One day, when Dick had been gone three vcais, the po-tmau brought a letter to old lleury ; lie could not sen to read it himself, but ho could seo us soon us it was opened that it contained a fivo pound note. Tho li tter was from Dick, hut it said no more than that he sent tliis with his love, to bo divided between his old friend nnd his grandmother. This was nn event and it a great sensation, I'eoplo now could not pr.iiso Dick Miiliciently; every body suddenly reuieinU'red that they had thought well of him ; thoy should not now wonder if fie did erne back! gninely as anyone havo we behoved in great trunks. ' Twelve '' and mm-out, without a rich man. Uiiniur ni-igiiilied tho sum sent to' things to bo achieved away ahead in tho goo- counting tho four babies and the little niggers, twenty, to lifty, to a hundred puuuds, and onu metrical series of human nature. Hut tho Mag- inuttured the old man as ho recommenced pitcli aud another neighbor camo to ask to borrow. 1 ii"tic Telegraph ari-es like an extrainuiid.ine inj his hay,' that stage must bo doing a good Mr. anilMrs. Cravthoruo and the old fraud- column, to testify and terminate tho farthest business and no mistake.' As ho raised his lurk mother drank tea together on tho btremuh of1 reach of finite mind. Our imigin ition dares I tho jaunty sleigh seemed to curl up its no.eaiid it.; ,.l..,.iii.t r.veiit nnd n,,i" .,..t I....1: beyond this monument nf liuiiun neiii-' look down at him with supremo contempt. charming liitlo tea-party in thU world j tlmyj talked of nothing but Dick all the time they remembered so many anccdotci about him. Time went on ; one bid winter came after another tho poor siiffficd greatly, and tho old wheelwright was now on.-. ,f 'f,n ti, ...... . i., i . i ,.. , . , .1 n i ':h-s,l"l'uy'"ii!iereasQ.i(who rn-it-d it, and' man, too, 'a liitlo lov.-ir .. . .i i .... i i V, ,",UIU "oi'"ic, . in- ..ii .uiichcu wuu rneiimaiic lever,, the cold settled in IM OlllCr CVP. mill in tltnnn.l he became totally blind. Tho d , n !tef would wait no longer. How- anxiously had a letter Ijcert hoped for from Dick, but nothing camo ; their hope deferred only increased their ..,. i -o , i-arv uiing 10 wan ana M ,VII It II. .I"! Ixtllir. J lit! IIIIIJ CO, u iini the old grandmother bad that winter, was what was given by a dole at Christmas ; the clergy man's given her also a blanket, but the landlord threatened to take this and her other few things for rent. Tho pariRh olh'-ers now interfered ; thi hn.llord was to tako all on tb next Monday, and tUn she Wis K go to the poorhniiso. lUOiiday came ) old f raythnrne was ill in bed his wife had not tho heart to lell him that tho Inker had refused to soil them any more bread on trust. It was a good thing, she thought, poor woman, that he was blind, ami could not b.-r'sen how one thinr. nflrr nnnil.or en1.t n. i,...iiv.,., ju-u tkf mill I'HJIII UlllIIIJ oil. t ml III tv,,fnn.l lint Innll !.. I ... keep ell tho mil-day, when they, too, like the poor old grandmother, must go to the iiari-h. Afternoon mm-v nnd !r, i it, miser.ilile lied, which she was fee h v re-,-t n when a tall, irood -looking, strongly "built young . 'f-i '"""c'. ', "-n Treat coat, sloppca !!'t0 hP RM:n- , ,l' Pr13'1 a, l-rt 'it the door, on winch ho had cast a look of indig- . V . ... took sn .to.l hm-ir. it It i-nn,.t- jut in time, for she certainlv would have fallen on the tloorif be bad not found her a seat, for she hid h-pan to recopniito her own Dick ill the 4...n f f . I I... !.... .. tiun't lev bill taken nut. am p.:irr- nll'anv thinn- ,. .1?,,:, ,:,r!l it., .-s.i i. ..., J .. and he would not see her ili-u-cd, and as bo said .1.!- 1... . 1 .1 .. l ! t. . . tins, ne stood mere iikc a Kinp. it was auia zinsr toeo wiiala turn tho tide took all at once ! 'I'he very men who had been hauling at the bed enough to tear it to shred.-, now begun putting it all m order, and making it up w ith tho tno-t ustonishiii" zeal Tho .anille.-ticlis. nnd he!. lows and toasting fork, were all reared up, side bv side on the nianllrsbelf ; somebody c.imein with in itches nnd firewood, and a hope" shovel of coals, and soon made nn a famous blazimr lire. and then with tho nn-t perfect furcthought filled the kettle and hung it on as if fortca. All this time, of course, tho nnor i.!d rrandmothor was laughing and crying alternately ; the only wonder was, that ibis joy and surprise had out killed Irr a' once. K.'iohid seen at a gldnce liow Innd-oine Die!; looked, and how Well ho wis dre-sed. -md the same observations had been mad'- liy oven- tn.ty else. The 'hnn,-ov. w 'snnii t.nt intr. n little iunr . and Dick sent word to the lanllord that he would lie nnwer.ib!o fnr his grandmother's rent, though ho did not intend that she should ho tenant to sncn a landlord miicii longer, j no iivn went g.ivelhem hilf a crown to drink, an 1 told some- to feich in tea and sugir, and bread and was to see how old and feeble hia graniimotliT looked ; it quite undo bis heart actio ; as for her, poor worn in, she forgot all her ailments the old woman declared that they said as plain is'asif they spoke, ' Welcome, Dick Timberlv, hick to the viiipo!' D el; was. .iiiito eiVected and as the old v. u.n in listened to the ideal words, sha could not help cryi.'g either. Dick h-i.l jinttiiTie'tn tell his grandmother that he was now, through his own industry, worth a clear two hundred pounds, nnd that he bad gool connexions in Liu La, where, after ho had seu his fronds here comfortably sett'ed, he eV,tld return, v. lien the hou-a diur opjuol, anl pre sented for tho in n nt a motancholy sight. Tin ro was poor old Henry Craythorn, totally blind, led in hy his vvif ' He would get up; there wis no keeping him in bed,' said she, ' us soon as be heard who had come.' Dick, tall nnd strong as he was, cried like a chichi. lie kissid tho old man, he could rot help it, and with the tenderest -uVection nlaccd him in a chair. Nobody said a word for tome time; old Henry threw a tlo.ui handkerchief over his head, and so covered bis face ; lie felt somu way us if tliii meeting was too much for him; ho found how very weak ho was ; and he felt, too, how sad it was to bo blind, and not able to see the face of one ho loved so much. 'l orgive nie, iny.lear old friend,' said I),ck taking Ins lend ullectiouately i win tij n son to you i Cheer up your old hcaits every one of you !', ...i.i i. ...,, !., .. . ..i.. .,,i,i..,.i,.l tlieni aM, ' fo'rl can a!l',7rd to be good to you, and please in..!, I wilt eomiiensato you tor tlie (rouble and siiUeiiiig which I havo o.varioned !' I :i i tin ISurrittS l)i--iiiitiii of the Jliisnetic '1'. leKluph, Wo gav n an extract from one of the "learned blacksiuithV letters from Fngl.tnd, last week. Here is another , giving a grand description of the Magnetic Telegraph. "Then there is tha .Magnetic Telegraph. What imagination can contemplate that myste rious agency of man's invention without being awed into reverence before Him who undo iniii so wonderfully and so fearfully, in endowing1 him with a capacity to work out such wonderful mid fearful thugs ! As much as anyone have vv familiarized our imigiiutinn wuu ino pros-, on:... ..r 1. ......... II. ..I A. on ' 1 It P lUlS llllll.. ' .."I" 11.11 ....... . f ... us for new conquests, or cannot, in our imagi - nation, even reach thhvvilhonta fcelinr of awe. ns If treading within tho fearful jurisdiction of Omnipotence. Still We cannot believe that ii was prnfmi" In man to suborn lhi nmney into I . rvii i. wasu noiicit in ins way bv Him Ins service. as it not left in bis way bvllii man the nngeN 1 It is aw ml to think nf, and ws think ol it most reverently .- hut -na-mrr ,.f !.. ! t . f . '. n . I raf"!,0""- Hia Wonderful medium for the transmission of thought. I the night vis- ions of th, mind, this apparation has crossed the disk of our Imagination. It mHit he sinful Wo foar it was, but we must m iko a clean bo torn out of it. We conceived that man had webbed tl with ii net-work of his (mimetic vlrer ; ; earth tnt in tho twinkling of mcye, he could thrill its en tire surf ice, and all that d.v dl thereon with an Ull'.vhisn.!-! Itinn-rlit nf lila trrirfr Am.I ..... fincied tint v.diila ,ie was st inditi" at the "rand lundl,u!.n-,-jr of llie.e liglilmiigdines? the ilKliangc . wlifih-id taken down us trninnet to proclaim through the world, that time should be I no more, before ho should putittohis lip-, ap- proached man and ton-bin'- fin i compeer, thus addressed him- " i or, the (5rc at r.ither of Spirits h orioein, us to a intnin broth- ither of Snirits hith madn (Int. hut little lower than the angels. In one respect behith given thee endnenco over Gabriel him self, and in tint respect tho Angel of the trum pet how to thee. lam sent to announce th endoftimeto rdl that dwell on earth. With this trumpet I can blow a blast that shill fill the circuinfrcnce of eternity with tho voice of tho j h IMantor of the I'.arund tlm Creator o7tbe"nir summons, jiui j may not aitet the laws which 1 in i.iuuwjr ui in hath pre-crih-d to i-ound. D.ivs wou' I elapse brforoihp trumpet voice couM i,,,he the circuit of tho pi..!, . Our Omnipotent Tathcr hath en- noweu tneo Willi a quicker speech than 'he lowed theo w ith a ouickcr sncccli than 'he 'iW li'Mm? or the slow tr.iveliii!r thunder. Charce thy luttery ami netted wires with my awful me-.-afre to mankind, that all the eyes nf lhinpf men in iy read its sunmons in the same instant online. Do this, for God hath made theo a fellow-servant with tne to do hi- will.-' II is our iunsrimlion ventured too fir in this conception; Wo fear it. Perhaps we mistook the uiifT'd that -tond by the man at the jnnction lnttery of liphtniny line. Vei, we were wrong, it was not Gabriel ; it was tho anel of mo oinrr iruinp-i me one joim siw mini' , throuph the midst of heaven witli the cvcrla.stin.r . ... . . H ...III ... Vj :.......l ,.1 -r.l... .... .-.,".' '.."'''',"", ..!"" . iuhs to proclaim tint God hith made of one blood . 1 . . - and lorunc brotlrrliooil all nitionsof men. That' wisthoanpel and this tlie nv.w which shall thrill simiilfineoii-lv the net-work of tb"s0 mag netic wire-,in wbicli copperey eyJ Mimmen is pursuing the earth to fill its greasy pur-e with lucre of the guinea's stamp. We iire net deal ing in fancy ; they aru stretching these ligiit ning lines over continents already. Thov are trailing them over the coral beds of teas ; down, I down the Mnrlr '-..!,. inn f,r l'l...,l,..,n argosies, shipwrecked on a Col ambus vova"o , to Hiitain. and all ctberi that, for threo t'lum - ,,.,1 ,vi? Imt.. nnn.. .W.. ni,i-ep,-ir,l.-..l i., tl, , lhigli .h 'h.innel mi 1 the strait-, ot Dover, Paris ! ami Imilmi will soon be l,rnt.;ht vi'liin tho same wdiisperiii" rail. -. and the ' natural rn- , msty " llwrii the two nations, bo Ion forever i in the unhivkeu eurrcnt of fricndlv conference I in the local identity, which tho-o mes-aire u ires tl. nil r..- ,1,..., .... ..t. .1?-.. Mrttchlnp the lb'httiin" train of oiiw-prd to the extremes! Inde, over seas and deserts that ' have swallowed r,i navies and armies knhiinfr t!io endsol tlie chilli tngetlior anilit-- inh ibilan'- too, in tlie net-work nl coiistantaueoiis s; nipa tides, bringing the distant and half explore 1 continents of humility, with ail their tr.bes, and tonghe-, and colors, and condition', within the converse of an hour. Think of tint moment ! Compressing the si.i'd earth, of twenty-four thnu-and miles in eircumfjience, into a social circle ofa doze,, furlongs girth. If cbri-tianity . keeps pace with commerce will their not be ii glorious brotherhood, a nice lamiiy circle of minkind, by tlie tuns these literary lightnings! shall bo mounted and running toand fio over the whole earth ! lint who are doing MI this,' Why, who e!e I bat that wonderful Anglo-Saxon race, lint is diffusing itself over the world 1 that wonderful race, which thrives better abroid than at home ; conforms to-i.iy climate or condition ; whoso! language is f,ii-t ab-orbing or di-pl.ic'ng -ill lhu spiritless tongues and d. dects tf the heathen' world, in which millions of young paguis in the't (cc.ii i-le-, 'hum Greenland -..n i-le-, "Horn i.reetilntul s icv, India's coral .-tr.ind," and thence ! , v,,i, ...i s-,,.,,1. t : i.iuiirtains to to the Yellow wl.,, ,,,ii, ,.ui, .'u.iin ..i r-i iw.h uidians, I'olynesiaus, Australians, Hottentots, C.ifires, Egyptians, Hindoos, f-eikbs, ami Jap ane"s, are now learning their firt le-.-ons of Civilization and ChrUtimit-. If liriti-h i.nd Lhool who will liv e to sco balf the human fam. lmnr,n f ' ..T.tit.w J,. s.ln... ... . ... 1 - .,, 'ly the h'nglish 'mgujge, and half the habitable s.irf.icc of th-. Globe covered with th" Anghs-S ixon race and blessed with its c'vibzi tin'.. railway engines tint shall thuud -r through the heart of A-i.i, Alric.ia-.J tlie Amer ican continent, will .-peak nnd lend, the I'ng lish language, and so will the mounted lighten- : ...I ..... ..' .1 1 ..-:.! ni"s uu ,u ulij .... ...its ri wuu u Hires u thought ibat si, .11 be elected for the corn ers uf the world's o.Mrome,. From lb? Boslou"VVrfkly pjmbo! " ASSK;sSL'.Mi:.NTH VS. DIVIDENDS. jiv h(iuir.03 During the height nf the Maine speculating fever, n steady obi l'fi-tcrn firmer vvs induced to purchase fjur shares of tho capital of the ' l'nr.TLiMi An I'mniivyx Staoe Co.Mi'.v.xv.' Hut tho o!d gentlemen, having always been a con-istent Ivu f'-ii. vv-is not nltogetber satisfied with tho prusiMct el the result of bis siiecnhi'iens ' henceforward' 111 ftnry stock-, imtil he tlmt a Uhrmvd W hin neighbor of bis hail been dub- l'HS '"o same puddle, .is i ..-.onuut-is f.uid of ronmaiiv. our hero congratulated him- f; , C"T" !wt. T"!'1.' iw fWT ??v ""." 11' that his neighlmr, and thenceforth bVi-athed Ii cor, deeper. Hut (he winter previous tho old fellow had been unrri'd to l.h second wife, and in a honey-moon-tit of generosity, had purchased a gaudily painted sleigh, to carry his young wife to meet ing on h'undajs. lleing naturally arstnioniou, the sleigh in the summer season, was a source of unfailing aniiova lice, and he never ca-t his eye to wberi' the aforesaid sleigh was seated,' Mono in its .....: :.l .' glory,' ulmvo the big beams of bis birn, without fVeli'iigiin irresistible ibsire to throw his pitch fork at it. Hut tho travelling season camo on. Tho ' I'.iKTL.vxn axu F.kiTovvx 'or.vor.,' with its four prancing greys, day alter day da-hed gillv by the old lellovv's mniision, tilled with liMUty nnd fashion, and covered with booty and lioottop ,' D-n that thundering old sleigh, 1 wish I had tho worth on it in stage stock,' he exclaimed. At this moment bis Whig neighbor appeared, and alter discussing the crop", thu ueaiher,&c, ho made some allusion to the size of tho bvn and the prim nf thai sl.-lrrh The old man's eyes beamed with joy, but. aliecting indifil.'.'iice.'hn adroitly transferred the conversation Iron the sleigh to the stagc.and ended by offering to swap the sleiph for his neighbor' stage s.totk, pro vii'cdh would gio him a 1 1 lark -h ire' pig to boot. This the neighbor could not agree to, but as be wanted the sleigh very much, although he had the highest opinion of'the stock be trnuM -.wap even. Oar hern demurred wanted timo to consider would let h!ru know within a week, and the neighbor retired. Tho neM day, as bo was mowing, a pentlc- man reigned in hUhor-e by tho sidiMii'the wall, when the following conversation took jilice. ' Is this Mr. Grime3.' Yes.' I ' Uo ov;n any Etrc' ' l'10 Pottland and i "0S''J'ii Stage. Company V ' Well, vour'e a luAu ' Why so ?' man I J hero s nu assessment upon it. 'The d I there it I' ' Ye. An assessment of ton dollars per share.' ' Who settles it 2' ' The driver.' ThU was enough. Drop; ing his scythe, oir hero started without lint or ceit forth" rnsidenco of bis i.eighbor. ' .Mr. Ilrow n said lie, ' I gue-s you may hava tint are sleigh.' ' Very well, Mr. Giirnes, but ott appear ex cited.' 'Never tnind just givo mo them are stijl kits, cause I'm in a great hurry.' The certificates were duly 'handed oter, and Mr. Urown. by bill, put in pos,cs-i(;u of tho Icigli. This accomplidicd, our hero started down crooked alley, over liiintiii'- brook, up tho great meadow, into tiic street, where -stood the tavern. Ho w-as just in time, for t that moment the ' I'ortiandand Foplown stage,' tho driver cover ed with du-t, and the horses with foam, camo da-hing up to the door. How the old gentle-man'.- eyes sparkted ! There never was such a stage, there never was such horse? ; ;.nd then the driver! The old fellow would havo rn-ulo him a present of a new whip-stock in a minute. Mr. Grimes had scarce1- found words to ex press bis admiration ere the horses were cbang- I en, ino oinsiuers nan ignited their oil) sogers," and Sands 0 driver, casting Ins eve over bis , lrclCIlt alld Cilr!-0' (with a glance that embraced I ncpi-r m.,n n.l 1...K., ...... , .i, umu-uui -'"d, buckle, wheel, tinkle, and pole, in fact. sue1 a pianco as none bat our veteran staco men can give,) gathered up "his reins, anJ wa about to spring on hL bo:;. At this moment a hand was placed on his shoulder 'Sands!' 'Ah! Mr. Grimes, what can we do for vou?' Sands, 1 vo bought Jlrown stock !' 1 . 1""'u Jou' e.!, 1 liopo you bought it '''-!'.' 1 . ' 1 Of, yes, let me alcno for that but Sands, i tll0)'.s''. ti-crc s a Moment on it ! Well, so there is 'Ten dollars a share 1' ' .n mi-take.' I ' Well. Sand--, 7 uuem I 'I! Ii'.e tiht imt.' ' Oil no, mv old buck, the bnot is on tho olhr i leg vo'i hae pot tJ inrl'i .'.' A roar of hitgl.trr from ti.e insi-Jes and out- ,Uoiieu explained to our ucrothe diflerence . LL" ."' ai.d an uww, while ne stood motionless as the ligi.r.'-bead of old Iror.'ule-, watching the stage until it leccded from his view, ami with it Ins hist clnnco cl sjioculati' n. Then, what an e.vplo-ion ! 'Cu-s jour old baggage waggon' and 'ciiss your ihru'il crows meat' and -cu-s all eoppera-tion-, Jlrnvvn, V.'h'.s, and thundering old sleighs If ever I go to tpckeUtion again, miy l"b3 hu.-tnl that's all !' Hnw- to spell Cat. Sometime during the last war with Great llrit.iin, the regiment of infantry was stationed near l.o-ton. O'd Doctor M , (peace ti his uhc--) wu sur geon to the legnner.t. The Dr. was an old gen tleman of ury prcci-e and formal manners, who ttood a great deal upon his dignity ot de portment, and was, jn hi, mu, cstini ition, one of the literati of the army. Nevertheless, he was fond ofa joke provided always it was not perpetrated nt his own expjnse. It is well known in the old school,' th-i at the commencement of the war a number of cit izens were appointed odicers in tho army, who -.n-....... .......... ...i.... ........ 'v0le lm,ru ""rt'ir chivalry than f. correctness of their orthography. Tlie tor the lloct', . , i; - ,., ,r . ..M.t; ii..ui lu LUUfct,.. ...a vt'illcllipi lur lil new set ' new set One day at mess, after the decanter had per formed si, ndry poi.imbuhtions of tin. table, C.t.t. i , a brave and accomplished olricer, and a 1 PrcM " rounrked to the Doctor who had been very scv"-e in renr.rks on ti.e literary deticioncies of the new odicers : Doctor M aie vou acni.iir.ted with Cart. G !' ' ies, I kno-v him very well,' replied t'..o Doc tor; 'he is one o.f thu "ntw s?t but what cf bun ?' ' Nothing in particular,' replied Cnj.t. I.. ' I 1 , . . . , , r . ' l, lvo J"-t reced ed a leUer fron, him waperyou a dozen i t old port that ami 1 vi' I vou cannot gues in six guesses now lie spells uat. ' Done,' suid the Doctor, ' its a .vapor.' ' Well commence guessing,' said; L. ' K-a double t.' ' No !' 'K-a-t-e.' ' 'o; you havemi-sed it again,' ' Well'thcn ;' resumed the Doctor, ' C-a doub le l. 'No, that's is not the way; try again, it's vour la-t guess.' ' 'C-.i-g-h-t.' 'No.'saidL. 'that's not the way; you havo lost the wager.' ' Well, said the Doctor witli much petulance of manner, 'how does he sell it ?' ' Why, he spells it C-a-t,' leplied L, with the utmost gravity. Amidt the roar of the mess, and almost cho- j king vv ith r.iee, tlie doctor sprang to his feet, exclaiming Captain I, , I am too old a man to be trj- lled with in this in inner.' A. 1. Spirit if tht Halt ad Soot. It is said that an important ngiiciiltuial discovery has recently been made, showing that, by the union of salt mid scot, a most valuable manure is produced. It has been fnund that land vvhichusualiv produced twenty- . .. .. ..'. . rt ... -. live tons of carrots to an acre, when fertilized bv a mixture of six bushels and a half of soot, yielded forty. This manure is also said to ha very good for grain, nnd especially so for potato land, which before bad ncverprodu'ecd more than .me bundled and iilty-scven bushels to the acre, welding two hundred and forty after having been manured by n mixture of thirty bushels oi" soot and eight of salt. UTCol James Gadsden, of South Carolini, has been appointed by tho President, llrigdier General, to take command of the regiments of volunteers from Virginiannd N. and S. Caro-liius.