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Thomas Jefferson
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John C. Calhoun

The church of thine adoption“

And somehow, these people that keep try- AGE OF DISTINGUISHED STATESMAN The Zion of thy care,

ing, and always salute her ladyship with a ar THEIR DEATH.-The following table Thy words of truth receiving, No more those words may share ;

bright face, * are the prime favorites of will be interesting at this time, as showBut hallowed are the counsels

Fortune. Who would be a mere thermom- ing the age of many of our distinguished That thou so oft bast given,

eter, to rise and fall in spirit with every statesman at the the time of their death : So tender, yet so faithful, change of life's atmosphere?".

Born. Died. Age. The soul to lead to heaven.

Gen. Washington

1799 We would repeat, put on a cheerful tem

Benjamin Franklin 1706 The mantle of thy goodness, per. Look on the bright side of nature.

John Adams

1826 Thou ransemed one and blesty Be faithful, hopeful, trustful. Cast off Oh, may it in its fullness

despondency, gloominess, doubt, and deUpon thy people rest

Henry Clay
Until the church once favored
|jection. Look up! Trust Providence.

Daniel Webster
By thine un selfish love,
Be useful, cbeerful, and happy,

Thomas H. Benton,
Shall join the church triumphant,

It will be seen that Benjainin Franklin Around the throne abovo.

PAYSIOLOGICAL PROFESSORSHIP.-We was born at an earlier period than any CHEERFULNESS.

learn from the Springfield Republican, statesman who figured at our Revolution.

that not content with erecting as a per- ary history. He was the oldest man who One of the most desirable of all the manent college building, a new and large signed the Declaration of Independence, pleasant amiabilities of human nature, gymnasium-one of the first and finest in being at the time 70 years of age, and had is a cheerful temper—a happy and buoy the country—the trustees of Amherst have filled the allotted time of the psalmist.ant spirit. There is nothing on earth that taken a step in advance of all its sister He was 26 years older than Gen. Washcan make us really happy without it, while colleges, and established a professorship ington, and was 37 years the senior of with it even the darkest and gloomiest of Physical Culture and Hygiene. Tbey. Thomas Jefferson.

In the number of shadows that gather over life's pathway, wisely desire that the new muscle move- years that he lived, Jobn Adams was the wear a faint tinge of beauty—a dim balo le movement shall be intelligently and patriarch of our statesmen, dying at the of hopeful brightness. To those who are systematically and broadly developed in extraordinary age of 91 years. He lived habitually and constantly looking on the this institution; that the preservation of 27 years longer than General Washington dark side of everything, present and future, the bodily health and the means to it who was appointed on his motion in the nothing is really bright and lovely, while shall be as well understood and intelligent- Continental Congress. Commander-into him of a cheerful nature and hopefully followed as the preservation and culti-chief of the American armies during the heart, “a silver liring" is revealed on ev- vation of the mind and morals. They war of the revolution. His son John Q. ery cloud of sorrow. How important, have thus fully comprehended and wisely Adams, wa. also very aged, being 81 then, is it that we endeavor to cultivate met the subject, so blindly discussed, and years old. The Adams family was discheerfulness, to look with anticipations of so little understood in all its relations by tinguished for its longevity. pleasure upon what may remain for us in the American public. Their new profesfuture, even though the present may seem sorship will include not only the instruc

CAPABILITIES OF AFRICA,-A recent dark and unpropitious. What if every- tion and regnlation of the students in the letter from Dr. Livingstone, the African thing around us does not accord with our use of the gyın nasium and its instrument. | traveller, reiterates at length and in the own preconceived ideas of harmony and alities, but lectures in physiology, and ev- strongest terms, his former expressions happiness ? What if one does not find erything relating to the care of the phys- concerning the cotton-growing capabilities everything subservient to his own views ical system, as connected with the disci. of the whole region of Africa where his and wishes, we would say, in the words of pline and developement of the mind. In-labors have extended, He declares that a cotemporary, “ Make the best of it. Put struction in elocution will also be included not only are the soil and climato equal to a pleasant face on the matter, and don't go in his duties. A young, well educated, those of the southern United States, but about throwing cold water on the firesides muscular, enthusiastic young physician, that the cultivation of the plant will be of all the rest of mankind. If you are in Dr. John W. Hooker-a graduate of Yale carried on with much less difficulty than want of an example, look at the birds, or College, son of Dr. Worthington Hooker, in this country. The character of the nathe flowers, or the very sunshine on the of New Haven, and the author of the in- tives seems to differ as greatly from that of grass! Show us one grumbler in all na- teresting letters in the Republican on other Africans as does the district they inLure's wide domains! The man who is Life in Paris,'-has been elected for the habit from the sterile regions which sur. habitually gay and cheerful has found the place thus created, and will enter upon its round it. Dr. Livingstone predicts an true philosopher's stone-there is no cloud duties at the beginning of the new term, easy and rapid civilization of the whole so dark but he sees the blue sky beyond-He unites a sound mind to a sound body ; country. no trouble so calamitous but he finds somo and the bappiest results may confidently

MARRIED. blessing left to thank Providence tor. He bo predicted from the wisdom of the offi. may be poor and destitute, but be walks cers of the college and his instruction.- FOBSYTH-SANFORD.-In this 6th inst. by Rev. clad in armor that all the mines of Golcon. The president announced the creation of S. B. Grant. Mr. Jonathan Fosylh and Miss Elix

abeth Sanford, all of this city. de cannot purchase. Snow and rain can the new professorship at the dinner table, not penetrate it-scorn and contumely fall and it was received with demonstrations

DIED. harmless trom its surface. The storm that of much satisfaction, and alluded to in

McEWEN.-In this city on the 7th Inst, Roy. Abel sinks a less courageous craft can only com- warm commendation by President Felton, McEwen. D. D., aged 80 years. pel him to trim bis sails and try again. Mr. Maynard, and other speakers.

CORNELL.-In this city, on the 6th inst, Franklin

Cornell, aged 40 yean.

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COMMUNICATIONS. meet at the State House in Philadelphia, one to observe for himself, and act ac

on the next Thursday, but did not meet cordingly. For the Repository.

till the 7th of July following. On the Scrupulous cleanliness is essential to MEMORIES OF YORKTOWN, IN 12th of June, Philip Livingstone, one of the healthful warmth of the feet; hence, PENNSYLVANIA.

the delegates to Congress, for the State of all, especially those who walk a great deal

New York, died at the age of 63. He out of doors during the day in cold weathBY PROF. C. C. BENNETT.

was one of the Signers of the Declaration er, should make it a point to dip both When General Lafayette was in York, of Independence. On the 4th of Novem- feet in cold water on rising every morn(formerly Yorktown.) Pa., 2nd of Febru-ber 1777, Congress “ Resolved, tbat Gen- ing, and let them remain balf anklo deep ary, 1825, be called it the seat of the eral. Washington be informed, it is high- for half a minute at a time, then rub and “ American Union, in our most gloomy ly agreeable to Congress, that the Marquis wipe dry, dress and move about briskly to times."

De Lafayette be appointed to the com- warm them up. To such as cannot well On the 14th of September, 1777, Con- mand of a division in the continental ar. adopt this course from any cause, the next gress, then sitting at Philadelphia, and my." On January 14th, 1778, Baron best plan is to wash them in warm water having strong reasons to believe that that Steuben received his commission. On just before going to bed, taking the precity would be soon in possession of the October 31st 1777, John Hancock took caution to dry them by the fire most thorBritish, resolved that if they should be leave of Congress, and on the following oughly before rotiring; this, besides keepobliged to remove from Philadelphia, day, Nov. 1st, Henry Laurens was elected ing the feet clean, preserves a natural softLancaster should be the place where they president.

ness to the skin, and bas & tendency to would meet.

The little back alley, leading up from prevent and cure corns. Many a troubleOn the 18th of September, Congress sat Codocus creek, is still pointed out as the some throat affection and many an annoy. as usual, and after having fulfilled the way through, to avoid public observation ing headache will be cured if the feet are regular hours of daily service, adjourned and display, which. Washington, entered always kept clean, warm, soft and dry, to 10 o'clock the next morning ; but du- town from his head-quarters, three miles Some feet are kept cold from their damp. ring the adjournment, the president re- out. Also the site of the log tavern ness from incessant perspiration ; in such ceived a letter from Col. Hamilton, one of which was his quarters in town.

cases cork soles are injurious, because they Gen. Washington's aids, which intimat- Jacob Barnitz of Yorktown, was an become saturated, and maintain od the necessity of removing the Congress ensign in the celebrated “ Flying Camp" | moisture for a long time. Soak a cork in immediately from Philadelphia. Upon which Congress resolved in 1776, should water for a day and see. A better plan is this the members left the city, and agree- be formed in the “Middle Colonies.” A to cut a piece of broadcloth the size of the able to a former resolution, repaired to few men of silvered hairs, trembling on foot, baste on it half an inch thickness of Lancaster. Philadelphia was shortly af- the verge of the grave, were then mere curled hair, wear it inside the stocking, terwards, viz., on the 26th of September, buys, but whose memories are still fresh the hair touching the sole ; remove at taken by Sir William Howe, which sbow with respect to the would be hardships night and place before the fire to dry uned the wisdom and foresight of Congress, and dangers of their earlier youth. The til morning. The bair titilates the skin, in leaving that capital. Congress met at " Camp” abové referred to, met with dis- thereby warming it some, and conducts Lancaster on the 27th of September, (the asters--some of them were taken in the the dampnees to the cloth. very day Philadelphia was taken,) but as battle on Long Island; but the place Scrupulous cleanliness of feet and stockthey had good reasons for fearing moles- which proved the grave of their hopes was ings, with bair soles, are the best means tation even in that place, they. determin. at that fatal action at Fort Washington, known to us of keeping the feet warm ed that the Susquebanna should flow be on the Hudson, near the city of New when they are not cold from decided ill tween them and the enemy, and accord York. Ensign Barnitz was wounded in health. A tight shoe will keep the feet ingly, on the same day, adjourned to both legs, and laid for ifteen months a "as cold as ice,” when & loose itting one Yorktown, The treasury books, papers, comfortless prisoner without hope. After will allow them to be comfortably warm. money, &c., were carried from Philadel- his return he suffered the loss of one of A loose woolen sock over a loose shoe will pbia to Bristol, and round by Reading to those members which had borne the hero maintain more warmth than the thickest Lancaster, and thence to Yorktown.- and the patriot, as he proudly waved to solo tight fitting boot. Never start on This circuitous route was on account of the winds of his country's liberty, a journey in the winter, nor any other fear that they should fall into the hands

The stars and stripes,

time, with a new shoe.Hall's Journal of of the enemy, who were at that time in

The banner of the free.

Health. Chuster county, still fresh from the battle

THE HOUSEHOLD. of Brandywine. The first day of the sess

BAKED EGG PLANT.-Parboil it until ion of Congress at Yorktown was the 30th

THE FEET.--No persons can be well it is soft enough to stick a straw into; of September, 1777. In June 1778 the long whose feet are habitually cold; while then cut it just in balf; scoop out the inBritish evacuated

Philadelphia, and securing for them dryness and warmth, is side, leaving the bull; chop it up very marcbed into New Jersey, and of this the certain means of removing a variety ine, and season it very highly with pep. Congress received information on the 20th of annoying ailments.

per and salt, a great deal of butter, and of the same month, by a letter from Gen

The feet of some are kept more com- crumbs of bread, Mix all well together, eral Washington. They sat in Yorktown fortable in winter if cotton is worn, and return it into the bull; then strew but a few days longer, for on Saturday the while woolen suits others better. The crumbs of bread on the top, and bake it 27th of June, 1778, they adjourned to wise course, therefore, is for each for about half an hour.-Genesee Farmer.


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HORTICULTURAL. tion that the plants will continue in bear and possesses the same rich, sub-acid fla.

this season for so long a period. At the vor, It continues bearing a long time.BLANCHING CELERY WITH SAWDUST.--time of our visit, June 25th, ripe fruit had Fruit cylindric, one and a quarter inches A correspondent of the London Cardener's been picked for two weeks, and yet there long, and nearly half an inch in diameter. Chronicle, recommends the use of sawdust were plenty of unripe berries in different color maroon, or an intense blue black at for blanching celery, as be finds it to an- stages, all healthy, and in a way to come, full ma turity. Flesb, juicy, rich, sugary, swer the purpose better than any other in regular succession, to maturity. The with a sprightly vinous flavor." Anothmaterial, and is especially valuable for the fruit is on long, strong stems, which keeper writer says :-"I havo nerer before late crops to be kept during the winter.- it well exposed to the sun and air. The known a fruit that gave such univer

Having bad some trouble in average size is large as there are a few sal delight, suiting all palates, and equally the winter of 1857, in keeping late celery small berries—although single specimens excellent with cream and sugar for the tafrom rotiing in a new kitchen garden, of other varieties might be found, which ble, or freshly gathered from the tree to where the soil was very retentive and are somewhat larger. A fair comparison eat from the hand. In puddings they are damp, and the plants earthed up in the of Cutter's Seedling, with several other very good, in pies unsurpassable. The usual manner, I have since used sawdust kinds, including McAvoy's Superior, Jen- trees are picturesque, hardy and rapid for the purpose, and ind that it answers ny Lind, Peabody's Prolific, etc., showed growers. They give fruit early, which perfectly. Last winter all the late celery the former to be more productive than improves in quality and size as the trees was earthed up with sawdust, and it kept either-much more so than the two latter. advance in age, and never fail of yielding quite sound till April, and no slugs or in. It certainly has every indication of being a profuse crop for more than two months sects attacked it underground, the heads a very valuable variety, both for market of the season when such fruit is most being very solid, clear and crisp, and well and for home use.

wanted.” flavored. I had some doubts that the sawdust from resinous trees might give

REBECCA GRAPE.- A New York fruit- WATERING TREES.-Moro treos are dethe celery a disagreeable flavor, but on trial I found this not to be the case, and the grower, in the Gardener's Monthly, char- stroyed, yearly, than saved, by injudicious sawdust is now taken indiscriminately

actorizes this grape as “the sweetest and watering. Many persons pour pailful after from the sawpits, where different kinds of richest of all grapes that I know, it being pailful of cold water around the roots of

a compound of honey and refined sugar, newly planted trees, during the early part trees are sawn up. Before the late severe frost occurred in October I had just finish

and no one will need more than a bunch or of the season ; their object being to assist the earthing up of all the late celery with two at a time, before he will find his ap- the tree by supplying the moisture, to force sawdust, and I find it is now wonderfully petite fully satisfied.” He further says: out its buds and leaves to vigorous growth. fresh, the frost not having penetrated far “Unfortunately it is rather delicate and The result is more often to create disease through the earthing to the hearts."

sensitive, and apt to suffer from the sudden and rapid decay in the root, to drown the Another correspondent recommends changes of temperature incident to our young fibres, and by keeping the ground charred earth, in preference to sawdust, climate, and should be planted in a shel- wet and cold, produce death. Better hoe "as it will not only answer the purpose as

tered place, receive generous treatment, around the tree every other night, just at well, but will allow the rain water to fer

and by no means be allowed to overbear, sundown, and let the watering alone. The

as that would be ruinous to it. I fear it former practice will destroy the tree, the colate more freely to the roots of the plants, will never become popular in the vineyard. latter will save it.-American Ruralist. and be of infinite sorvice to a sofl of damp, retentive nature.” The sawdust, he thinks,

as it is not as strong and hardy as the Isa

bella or Catawba, and more subject to mil- TOMATOES FROM CUTTINGS.-James will produce an injurious growth of fungi in the soil.-Genesee Farmer.

dew than either of those varieties ; but in Craib, gardener to S. Matthews, Esq., in

every well kept garden is certainly indis- forms us that bis tomatoes raised on cutCUTTER'S SEEDLING STRAWBERRY. pensable."

ting were earlier and finer than thore proThe editor of the Boston Cultivator has

duced on the plants from which the cutseen this fruit growing recently, and says:

DOWNING'S MULBERRY,—This fruit is tings were taken.-Genesce Farmer. "It is evidently a very productive variety, receiving some attention. Downing thus and continues in bearing an unusual length describes it:-“Originated here from sced

PEACHES. -A correspondent of the Ohio of time. Mr. Manning sent fruit from of Multicaulis. Tree very vigorous and Cultivator asserts that the only way to the same plants to market for thirty-five very productive, an estimable variety, sur- make sure of a crop of peaches every year, days last year, and there is every indica- passed by none except the Black English, is to graft upon the wild plum stock.

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List of Discredited Banks in New MAIL ARRANGEMENTS.
England and New York. .


January 1, 1860. BY

W. H.



Closes at 8} P.M. Arrives at 2 o'clock A, M. ONE DOLLAR PER ANNUM IN ADVANCE, Bank of Hallowel....


75 Closes at I1 A.M., and 51 P.M. STARR & FARNHAM, PRINTERS, Canton Bank, China... .. worthless Arrives at If P. M.

Central Bank, Grey......
............. Worthless

Closes at 11 A. M. and 5: P. M.
Ellsworth Bank, Ellsworth.


Arrives at 11 and 81 P. M.

The mail closing at 5 P. M. is the way mail by One Square One Week, (16 lines,).. .$0 50 | Exchange Bank, Bangor..

.. worthless

which the offices are supplied between New London *** Three Weeks......

1 00 " Continuanceeach week,.. Grocer's Bank, Bangor..

.-90 and New Haven; matter for offices beyond New Us20

ven, however, is also sent by the mail wbichloss Hancock Bank, Ellsworth.. “ My motto through life has been-Work and Ad.

90 at 12; P. M. An additional New Haven mail is also vertise. In business. Advertising is the true Phi. Maratime Bank, Bangor...


received at 8] P. M., bringing Do:hing from ofices

between New Haven and New London. losopher's Stone, that turns whatever it touches in Mousum River Bank, Sanford.


BOSTON, PROVIDENCE AND EASTERN. to gold. I have advertised mueh, both in the weekly as well as the daily papers; nor have I found that Shipbuilders' Bank... .. worthless Closes for the "Shoro Line" R.R. Route at 12 N. those of the largest circulation, of either class, ben:

Arrives at 11 P. M. eftted me the most."-John JACOB ASTOR.


Closes for Steamboat and N&W.R. R. at Bị P. M.

Arrives at 101 P. M.
Exeter Bank, Exeter......



Closes at 51 A. M.


Arrives at 6 P.M.
Danby Bank, Danby.......

80 NORWICH, WORCESTER AND HARTFORD, T HE REPOSITORY, together with either of the

AND INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN NEW LONfollowing publications for one year, will be sup- South Royalton Bank, South Royalton.... 90 DON AND WILLIMANTIC. plied to every subscriber, at the prices alinexed, viz: Stark Bank, Bennington...

2 Closes at 64

, A.M. and I P. M. Authur's Ladies Home Magazine,.. $2.50

Arrives at 11 A. M. and 6 P. M,
Godey’s Lady's Book,..


Closes also on Saturday evenings for Nereich 2! The Home Monthly,.. $9.00

81. Atlantic Monthly,

Cochichuate Bank, Boston. ..... worthless .83.00


.82.75 Grocer's Bank, Boston..... ..redeemed Closes at 61 A.M.
Genesee Farmer,........

Arrives at 5 P. M.
Western Bank, Springfield.
Albany Cultivator....


American agriculturisty.....


Closes and arrives via New York mall,
Rural New Yorker,..... .....................$2.50

COLCHESTER. Homestead,

........................ $9.50 Bank of South County, Wakefield... 10 Closesat 2A.M., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Life Illustrated, $2.25

Arrives at 3f P. M., Monday, Wednesday and Gleason's Pictoral,...... $2.25 Bank of the Republic, Providence.


Friday: Gleason's Literary Companion,..

$2.25 Farmer's Bank, Vickford....... worthless On alternate days via Norwich, closing at 54 4. Water Cure Journal,.. 8.50

M., arriving at 6 P.M. Pbrenological Journal,... $1.50 Hopkinton Bank, Westerly...

10 U.S. Journal including Rosa Bonheur's celebra

Mount Vernon Bank, Providence...


CALIFORNIA , MAIL. ted picture of the "Horse Fair,”.

$2.00 Mount Vernon, a beautiful print, 17 by 20 inch- R. I. Central Bank, East Greenwich... 90

Closes for Sea Route on the 4th and 19th of each es in size, in 15 oil colors,.. 81.50

month, Edward Everett, a splendid portrait of this dig.

Tiverton Bank, Tiverton.


For Overland Route at St. Louis, every Monday tinguished man, in oil colors,....... ..$1,50 Warwick Bank, Warwick.

2 and Thursday. From the above it will be soen tbat a subscription

The Post Office opens at 6 A. M. and closes at & P. to the Repository in connection with many of the


M. On Sunday opens at 7 A. M. for one hour, and above publications, will absolutely cost nothing, Bank of North America, Seymour......... 5 these hours will be strictly observed. and with the others only from twenty-five to any

Leiters or papers put into the outside box before cents, while every volume of our paper actually cosi's Colchester Bank, Colchester..... worthless

81 P. M. for the New York Steamboat mail, or before the publisher more than a dollar. It is only through Eastern Bank, West Killingly.... worthless

5] A. M. for the morning Railroad Mail, are alwayı the libera arrangements of cotemporaries, therefore

in time

STANLEY G. TROTT, P.M. that we can afford to be liberal. 'Specimens of the Granite Bank, Voluntown.. .. worthless Magazines and Engravings may be seen at the Book Hatter's Bank, Bethel......

N ORNAMENT IN EVERY FAMILY. The Store of Messrs. Starr & Co., No.4. Main Street, who

new and beautiful Art of transferring colored or will receive subscriptions for the same in connec- Litchfield Bank....

plain ENGRAVINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, AMBROTYPES, &c. ion with the Repository. Merchant's Exchange Bank, Bridgeport.... 90

on to Glass, MARBLE, or Wood. Sent free to any address, on receipt of 25 cents coin

or stamps.

2 Pahquioque Bank, Danbury.. FOREIGN POSTAGE.

Address G.W. PLACE. Pequonnock.Bank, Bridgeport..


444 Houston st., New York. The following table shows the rates of postage be tween this and the various foreign countries and Woodbury Bank, Woodbury....

15 ports with which regular mail communication is es


NEW YORK. tablished. Letters. Newspapers. Agricultural Bank, Herkimer....


Bank of Central New York, Utica..

1 Scotland, 24 6


Bank of Orleans, Albion..... France, (1 oz.)...

Low and Uniform Prices! China, vía England,.

Chemung County Bank, Horseheads.. 5 China, via Marseilles.

6 Hong Kong,...

Dairyman's Bank, Newport......

Mauriuus, via England.....*33 “ 4 " Goshen Bank-refuse all notes printed on
Mauritius via Marseilles,

*45 "

white paper, as the bank repudiatos CHRISTOPHER CULVER, N. S. Wales, via Marseilles,. * 45 € N. 8. Wales, via England.... *33 "

them some having been stolen. New Zealand, via England. *33 "

Hamilton Exchange Bank, Green..... 25 AT No. 12 MAIN STREET, New Zealand, via Marseilles, 45 “ Talcahrano, Chill,.

+34 66

Hollister Bank, Buffalo........

Valparaiso, Chili,.
New York City..

Callao, Peru,
Palta, Peru, .....

6 " Ontario Bank, Utica, Safety Fund. 40
Ontario Bank, Utica, secured notes.

Very Desirable and Choice Selection

6 Sandwich Islands,..

• 10 Australia, via Englahd.

Ontario County Bank, Phelps...,


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8 66 Nowspapers to England, Ireland, Scotland and

Pratt Bank, Buffalo..,, France, should be sent with very narrow envelopes, Rociprocity Bank, Buffalo...

80 SEASONABLE GOODS! otherwise they will be subject to lettor postage. Sackett's Harbor Bank, Buffalo..

80 *Payment to be made in advance. All othor letWestern Bank, Lockport...

6 Which purchasers are solicited to examino before lors optional. +Weekly, per annum. Papers in all cases to be all the rest of the Stato. Yates County Bank, Pena. Yann.

purchasing. yaid in advanco.

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“Well, you are the one to bo satisfied, When Florence arose to depart, Annie

but I am sure I could not be under the laid a restraining band upon her arm, and Hope on, though wild and dark ihe night,

circumstances. Only last night George tooking into her deep eyes, said

said he wondered at a girl of your beauty “ Florence, I know that what you told Thine eye shall grow more large and bright, Thy sight become more cleae.

and wealth to marry such a poor fellow.” me you did out of kindness, but I would

Florence's dark eyes flashed, a erimson rather risk my happiness with George, So e'en the dark shall yield a light,

spot burned upon her cheek as she ex- than marry a poor man.”. To guide thee on thy way;

claiinedFor as man's day, so is his night

“Do as you like, but remember dearest Then hope on, hope and pray.

“ Did George Linden dare to say that ?" Annie, as you sow so sball you reap.” It

“You need not get so angry, Florence, was the last time Florence ever spoke on And though the night be dark and wild,

he did say it, and it was no crime.” the subject, but in after years Annie rePatience that waits may see Said Annie.

membered every word she ever said, The stars shine forth once more, with mild And calm effulgency.

The color faded from Florence's cheek, Florence Elliot was the only daughter

and the angry fash from her eyes. She of wealthy parents, beautiful and accoinAnd though the strife be stern and long,

laid her hand gently upon Annie's, and plished, but of her many charms she seemThe hounds may miss their prey, Nor naught than patience is more strongin a gentle tone said

ed almost unconscious. Pride she had, Then hope on, hope and pray.

Forgive me if my tone was harsh, but it was of that high, noble standard

and also pardon what I am about to take which instinctively shrinks from contact WORTH AND WEALTH, the liberty of saying ; but Annie, dearest with anything which does not possess pure

I love you, and I cannot help it, You and intrinsic worth.
have spoken to me of Frank's poverty, Annie Weston was Florence's dearest
would I had nothing worse to complain friend, but very different was their char-
of in George Linden. You know, Annie, acter and disposition. Annie had many

that I have a dear brother who is on the noble traits in her character, but from « Florence, I would not let Frank

broad road to ruin the path of vice, the childhood the evil of her nature had been Raymond wait so constantly on me, if I

ways of the wicked are familiar to his feet, nourished by a vain frivolous mother, and were you,” said Annie Weston to her the destroyer of that brother, the one who the estimation in which she held words friend Florence Elliot, as they sat togeth- first led him astray, was George Linden. and wealth, may be seen from her converer at the home of the former.

Oh, Annie, before it is too late, draw back. sation with Florence. “Why not, Annie, have you heard

He has untold wealth; he can give you Some months after the conversation reanything derogatory to his character ?"

every earthly luxury which your heart lated abovo, the two girls stood before the asked Florence.

can desire ; but he loves the wine-cup; he altar as brides, and beard the words which “ Oh, no, his character may be well

frequents the gaming tuble ; .wealth can. bound them to the chosen of their hearts. enough, but he is nothing but a carpenter not bring you happiness with such a man. Florence turned away to seek the neat and poor at that."

I would not have spoken of bim thus to little home which Frank Raymond had • Is that all Annie !" said Florence,

you for worlds, had I loved you less than provided for her; and Annie went as the with a half drawn sigh of relief.

“ If

I do; but your happiness is very dear to mistress of a stately mansion in the city of you can bring no other argument against him, his being a poor carpenter will have me, and I could not bear to see you cast it New York. Which would be the hap.

from you by wedding him who has been pier ? Which bad chosen the better but little weight with me."

such a curse in our circle, without one part ? Florence, you are provokingly demwarning word.

The summer sun was calmly sinking to ocratic in your notions ; a girl of your

Annie was silent for some moments af- repose, and the waving poplars cast shadstanding in society to throw yourselt away upon a poor carpenter is perfectly ter Florence ceased speaking, then she ows on the sloping green, before a vine said

encumbered cottage, which looked as if ridiculous ; you will never be happy I am

“ I cannot believe what you have told the Angel of Peace had folded his wings

above it. The evening repast was spread, “I think differently, dear Annie. I me, Florence." know that Frank is, as you say, poor ;

"I never told you an untruth, Annie, and after partaking of it, the gentleman that is, when I become his wife, I cannot and I would not have spoken aught walking out upon the lawn, the lady took live in the style that I do now, but I have against him if I had not been so sure of her child, a boy about six years old, and no fears that I will not be happy, for he is its truth. Let us say no more about it prepared him for his night's repose, then worthy of any woman's love; he is truly now; think of what I have told you, and he knelt at'her knee, with clasned hands noble and good." then act as your heart dictates.”

and uplifted eyes he repeats the evening


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