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HORTICULTURAL. fossess the fine delicate grain, the compact attentively observing it, the time during

body, which though firm to the touch, wbich the fruit is suitable for use may be PEARS AND BIPENING THEM. gently melts away in the mouth into that much prolonged. It is not easy to deter

luscious pulp, mingled with the tempting mine satisfactorily upon what this differAs the finest varieties of this delicious juice, the delicate taste of which was never ence of maturity depends. Since the fact fruit are now coming to maturity, some excelled by the nectar which was brought is establisbed, theories are not of much suggestions in relation to the best manner out only at state dinners on Mount Olym- consequence. of bringing them to perfection may be pus? If your pear, young fruit-grower, The time to gather the fruit is when, valuable to those inexperienced in their possesses all these qualities, it is worthy by grasping the pear at the lower end, culture. I maintain that the pear is the of the name and you may be sure that all turning it upwards, the stem readily sepafruit tree adapted to the climate and soil the labor you bestow upon it is proftably rates from the branch. This test will apof New York and New England-that, invested 1 Your returns shall be an bun. ply to all the varieties above named, and with judicious cultivation, it attains &

dred fold ! If it does not posses them, many others. The fruit should always be higher degree of perfection, and rewards banish it from your grounde. It is de gathered by hand, not shaken from the those who cultivate it, either for pleasure generate-unwortby.

tree, or torn from the branch by any

On the western slope of the valley of of the humbug contrivances ealled “fruit or profit, more liberally than any arbores

Lake Champlain, one of the best pear gatherers." This may be readily accomcent production, The varieties wbich are best adapted to each locality can only be growing regions in the country, the most plished, even upon the longest and most

desirable variety, all things considered, slender branches by the use of a simple, ascertained by a series of careful experiments, in which the exposure, the compo

are the Bartlett, the white Doyenne or self-supporting ladder, a figure of which sition of the soil, the danger of late or ear

Vigalieu, the Flemish Beauty, the Belle s given in the Agriculturist for Septemly frosts, as well as the kind of stock upon

Lucrative, the Beurre Diel; and the Seck- iber, 1860. which the truit is to be grown, are ele- el for autumnal, and the Winter Nelis for

When gathered, all the varieties should ments, each of which must be carefully Winter use. There are some earlier spe- be kept separate and placed in single layattended to. A variety which proves it-cies, such as Dearbon's Seeding and others ors, with the stems upright, upon convenself a good bearer, and possesses a rich good enough in their season as early pears, ient shelves, in any well ventilated room. flavor in one section, is often indiferent but which cannot be made to attain the The pears should not come in contact with or totally worthless in another; wlile one

high perfection of the later varieties. each other, should be examined carefully which is very desirable in the watter may

Those which I have mentioned ripen sub- and frequently, and all defective ones at be valueless in the former locality. This stantially in the order named, commenc- once removed. The cooler the room is is not unfrequently the case where the two ing with the Bartlett early in Septem- kept, the longer the fruit will be in ripenplaces are but a few miles distant from ber. By proper attention, with these va- ing, and a cool dry cellar is preferable for each other. The amateur fruit grower

rieties alone, the fruit grower should have those varieties which it it is desirable to who commences with fifty or more varie- the fruit in fit condition for the table from keep until late in the autumn, or like the ties, which he diligently keeps up, at a

that time until the Winter Nelis ripens in Winter Nelis, far into winter. All devilarge expenditure of time, patience and January. The latter may be kept in very ces, such as packing in dry sand, saw-dust

and the like, are wholly useless. Air, money, until he brings them into hearing good condition and flavor until March. will find in the end, that some half-dozen

The first rule to be observed in perfect and enough of it, is as essential to the preof them will only repay him for bis cares ing the pear is, that it never should be al- servation of the flavor of the pear as oxy-a fact wbich he might have learned lowed to ripen upon the tree. If suffered gen to the preservation of human life. from the experience of his next neighbor, to remain on the tree after the proper Attention to the foregoing few and simperhaps, if he had thought it worth his. time, it increases rapidly in size, the juic- ple directions, which are much out of while to consult him. Some are compar

es are absorbed in the coarse rough grain, fashion in these days, when everything is atively excellent over a wider range of and the fruit becomes insipid and tasteless. done by the most complicated machinery, country than others, but even these will Nor should all the fruit of one tree be will enable the growers of this most deli. be found to attain perfection only within a

gathered at the same time, for there is cious fruit to bring each specimen to its very small extent of territory.

much difference in the forwardness of the highest degree of perfection, and ripen One of the most important questions to specimens, which does not depend at all them so gradually that he may have his be determined in relation to a pear is, upon exposure. This is one of the most Bartletts in October and his Belle Lucrahow does it ripen? Can it be made to valuable characteristics of the pear-by tives in December.— The World.

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that notoriety of opprobrium and perse- day, on their way to the meeting. He cution which seemed to be necessary to

says :Tis now the hour when blushing Day, keep them from dying out.

“ Justice Adams undertook to stop our Like youthful bride, to rest is stealing ;

Perhaps the most violent of these out- testimony by confining us in his house, on Butjog to go and loth to stay, One doubtful smile is yet revealing.

breaks was the one alluded to in the time the first day of the week, when we came But go, swest Day ! I would not woo

of Mr. Byles, which continued for several among them, and when their worship.was Thy stay with one poor verse of mine

years, but was most vehement from 1764 over he would set us at liberty. This Go, and tby veil of deep'ning hue

to 1766. Of this particular crusade, John 'method he practiced for some considerable Will hide a brighter blush than thine.

Rogers, son of the founder of the sect, time." BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES. wrote a minute account, somewhat in the The following abridged account of the

form of a journal, which was printed for proceedings for nine successive Sabbaths, the author, at Providence, in 1767, and is will show the persevering and indomitable entitled,

character of the Rogerenes. “ A Looking Glass for the Presbyterians October 18, 1765. “ Some of our friends

of New London; to see their worship and was in the meeting-house, and when the BY P. x,

worshippers weighed in the balance and hired priest began to say over his carnal found wanting.”

prayer, some of our women being moved In tbe Biographical sketch of the Rev.

A few extracts from this now rare old with zeal, sewed with their needles, that Mather Byles, mention was made of the pamphlet will serve to show that Mr. it might be known they had no fellowship annoyance he suffered from the Rogerenes. Byles båd some cause for complaint, and with such unfruitful works of darkness. During his pastorate in New London, that the Rogerenes persecuted their neigh- Then justice Coit drove them out of the this sect appears to have been visited with bors, as well as suffered persecution from house, but he said the men might sit in 3 remarkable access of fiery zeal, which them.

the house, if they would be orderly ; then led them to make weekly Sabbath irrup

The writer commences by saying, one of our men told him, that the priest tions into the neighboring churches, to

“We had been many times to the meet- bad ordered our hats to be taken off, and testify against the regular mode of wor. ing. house at New London, to put the that we could not have so much fellowship ship, .which they characterized as false minister and people in mind how contra- with his carnal prayer, as to sit quietly proud and hypocritical.

ry their worship was to the scriptures, without our hats; then the justice ordered The Rogerenes appear to belong exclu- and that it was not the worship of God.— him to be taken care of. Upon this others sively to New London County. They are But we could never persuade the minister spoke and told the people their worship not known elsewbere, as a community.- nor congregation to stop and hear what was contrary to the scripture, and thereJohn Rogers, their founder commenced we had to say, their deeds being evil, &c. fore not the worship of God; so justice his erratic career about the ycar 1677.- "Ho then gives the history of their offen- Coit committed

six of our friends to pritHe first embraced with others of his fam. ces, in breaking up the meetings, and the on. October 15, they beat the drum ily, the Sabbatarian or Seventh-day prin various fines, imprisonments and whip through the street, and gathered the peociple, but soon withdrew from that con- pings they endured in the year 1764, Nople of the town together, and took our nection, and gathered around him a small fear of suffering deterred thom from giv- friends out of prison, and whipped five of community, who considered all days alike ing their testimony; He says:

them publicly at the beat of the drum. and declared war against every species of “We constantly came among them eve- When the first of these sufferers was taecclesiastical organization, particularly ry first day of the week, to witness against ken out of prison to receive his sentence of the erection of churches, the clerical order, their false worship, and to warn them to whipping, the sheriff asked if anybody and preaching, praying and singing, ac- fee from the wrath to come." "Some of would pay his fine for him. But be told cording to the forms generally used in pub- our friends were always coming out of pris- the sheriff he did not want anybody to pay lic worship

son, as well as going in, and so always his fine; and then went to justice Coit and Rogers himself died in 1721, but the ready to oppose their false worship every told him that their worship was the worsect continued; neither increasing or di first day of the week.”

ship of devils; and when he had received minishing much, but persistently aggres- Daniel Coit Esq., then a prominent cit- ten severe stripes, and was untied from sive, regarding it as their peculiar mission izen of the place and in the commission of the post, he told justice Coit again, that to testify against an idolatrous world. At the peace, was the magistrate of whose se- their worship was the worship of deviis. intervals of a few years their zeal would verity the writer 'makes the loudest com- and God would overthrow it. revive afresh, and they would sally forth plaint. Mr. Adams, (Pygan Adams, The next first day of the week, justice in parties, every Sunday to disturb the Esq.,) took the milder course of arresting Coit committed twelve more of our friends worship of their neighbors and obtain them, as they came past his house on San. Ito prison for the like testimony, October


23, they were taken out of prison and nine tar ;, also they put tar into their hats and and that they persecuted the other party, of them publickly whipped at the beat of put thəm on their heads, moreover they as well as suffered persecution at their the drum,

threw some into a ditch of water, &c.- hands. But all this should have awakenThe next first day of the week, (Oct. 27) Some of these people thus used, were el- ed the more pity by showing the depth of we went into the meeting house again, derly people, that had great families of their delusion. The party in power can and one of our friends went up to justice children and grand-children, and there is always afford to be lenient and generous. Coit's pew, and told him that he had no doubt this abuse was done by order of When the Rogerenes were neglected, or whipped us twice for testifying against their authority. Thus their pretended holy and merely restrained from interfering with false worship, and now we were come divine worship ended for that day. By the rights of others, they ceased to be again for the same purpose. For these their fruits, saith Christ, ye shall know troublesome. and other words spoken by our friend, them. justico Coit commanded eight of us to The next first day of the week, after our THE REPOSITORY:

, prison friends were tarred, we went to the meet

NEW-LONDON, CONN. The next first day of the week, (Nov. 3,) ing bouse again, but they carried us away three of our men went into the meeting to the school house, and confined us there house and boldly witnessed against their till the meeting was over, and then set us

Thursday, October 11. 1860. worship and pride. These were commit at liberty.

THE ANGEL OF THE HOUSE. ted to prison with the others, and soon af- The next first day being the 25th of Noter all were taken out and nine of them vember, the three men, (that had been im

A delightful picture of the “ Household whipped.

prisoned since Thanksgiving day,) were The next first day of the week, being taken out of prison, and brought before Angel" is given in a recent number of the

British Workman. The writer remarks: the 10th of November, a guard was set to justice Coit. And he read the writ he had

“There is an angel in the bouse. Vo keep us from the meeting-house, yet two against them,, and asked them if they matter how fallen the inmates, how doof our men escaped the guard, and went owned what they were charged with in pressed the circumstances, there is an aninto the house and boldly declared agoinst that writ; they answered they did own it; gel there to pity or to cheer. It may be their false worship and justice Coit come and they told him still more that they in the presence of a little child, or it may mitted them to prison.

had said than he had got in bis writ against be enclosed in a stooping and wrinkled November 14, being their pretended them. Then justice Coit said, What would body, treading the downward path to tlie thanksgiving day, one of our friends went you have us do? Then our friends told

grave. Or, perbaps, in a cheerful spirit, into the meeting house and told the people them they would have them get such a looking upon the ills of life as so many God would not hear their prayers while meek and lowly spirit as to be willing to steps toward heaven, if only bravely overthey lived in such pride, but justice Coit, hear the meanest of God's children, and to come, and mounted with sinless feet. We ordered a constabie to take care of him, be like our Savior, who was so meek and knew such an angel once, and it was a and after their worship was over, eight or lowly as to wash his disciples' feet. So drunkard's child. On every side, wherevten young men came out, and took him after some little discourso more, justice er she moved she saw only saw misers and to a place of muddy water and threw him Coit set them at liberty, tho' guilty of the degradation, and yet she did not fall. Her into it several times, also they threw mud like crime that he whipped us for before, father brutal, and her mother discouraged, and dirt into his face. But he testified to three weeks running, and twice at the beat and her home thoroughly uncomfortable. these wicked men, that he felt a peaceable of the drum.

But she struggled along with angel endurquiet spirit which they could not disturb. The next first day of the week, being ance, bearing with an almost saintly paHe was committed to prison in that wet the first day of December, we went among tience the infirmities of him who gaveler and dirty condition.

them again, and were confined in the school existence, and then hɔurly embittered it. The next first day of the week, being house till their meeting was over, and

Night after night, at the hours of ien, the 17th of November, some of our friends then set at liberty.”

twelve, and one, barefoot, ragged, si a wlwent through the tuwn, and an old man

It is unnecessary to pursue this record less and bonnetless, has she been to the aged about 73 years, cryed Repentance ! further. The extracts given above do not den of the drunkard, and gone staggering through the streets, and stopped at the au. contain the most revolting incidents of the home, with her arm around her father.thorities houses, and warned that the cries contest. It is a sad historical fact that Many a time has her flesh been blue with of God's suffering children was gone up cannot be obliterated, that the Rogerenes the mark of his hand, when she has stepped before God, and that the Lord Jesus was besides suffering the extreme rigors of the in between her helpless mother and viocoming with ten thousands of saints to law in fines, scourgings, imprisonments, lence. Many a time has she sat upon the execute judgement upon all their ungodiy were several times given un to the tender cold curbstone, with his head in her lap; deeds. After they had gone through the mercies of the populace, mobbed and driv- many a time known how bitter it was to town, they went up to the meeting house, en through the streets with hue and cry, cry for bunger, when the money which but tho people fell upon them in a very bruised and buffeted, ducked in water, should have bought bread was spent in gin. angry manner, and drové them into the and besmeared with pitch and tar. It is And the patience that the angel wrought school house , and a constable kept the true that they brought all this upon them- with, made her face shine ; so that

, though door, and confined them there

. In the selves, that they challenged and courted never acknowledged in the courts of this evening vur friends were taken out, one persecution, and were disappointed when world, in the kingdom of heaven she was by one, both men and women, and their they were let alone. It is true that they waited for by assembled hosts of spirito heads and clothes were tarred with warm were obstinate and excessively provoking, and the crown of martyrdom lay reads

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waiting for her young brow. And she had turned our former kitchen into a tea- order, the following: Chrysoberyl, Spiwas a martyr. Her gentle spirit went up coloring room. There were around the nelle, Emerald, Beryl, Topaz, Zircon, Garfrom a couch of anguish-anguish brought sides of the apartment fourteen of these net, Tourmaline, Rubellite, Essontte, Coroa by ill usage and neglect. And never iron bowls, set in mortar on the top of as dierite, Iolite, Quartz, and Chrysolité, till then, did the father recognize the angel many brick furnaces, in which moderate sixteen minerals, which fulfil the definition in the child; never till then did his man- fires were burning. Thirteen of the bowls of the word “Gem” in the lapidary's list. hood arise from the dust of its dishonor.- were half filled with tea leaves, and a man Sapphires are beginning to be in great From her humble grave, he went away to stood at each, rapidly stirring them with consideration, ranking with the diamond steep his resolves in bitter tears; and he his hand. The remaining bowl contained and opal. Most people, thinking of sapwill tell you to-day how the memory of a quantity of this bluish-green color- phire skies, would tell you their color was her much-enduring life kceps him from ing matter, which another was also stir- always blue. but it has chiefly two colors, the bowl; how he goes sometimes, and ring. To this one, the men would come blue and red. This gem withstands the stands where her patient hands have led from the others every few minutes, and blowpipe, is not attacked by the strongest hiin, while her cheek crimsoned at the taking from it a small quantity of the con- mineral'acids, but fuses with borax and oneers of those who scoff at the drunkard's tents, would return and stir it, cach into salt of phosphorus. It is polished with child. Search for the angels in your house- his bowl of the leaves, till they had ac- diamond-powder. When the color is red bolds, and cherish them while they are quired the requisite huc. The exceeding- it is called a Ruby; when blue, Oriental among you. It may be that all unconly minute quantity of prussian blue that Sapphire, with four subdivisions-male, sciously you frown upon them, when a any person could imbibe in drinking tea femalo, water, and cat Sapphire. Its prosmile would lead you to a knowledge of from leaves thus prepared, precludes, in portionate value is next that of the diaof their exceeding worth. They may be my opinion, the possibility of injury re- mond; the Oriental ruby standing highest among the least cared for, most despised; sulting therefrom.

in value, and when perfect, and exceeding but when they are gone with their silent “ The significations of some of the names three carats, is generally as dear as a diainfluence, then you will mourn for them; by which teas are known, are as follows- mond of equal weight and quality. as for a jewel of great worth." making due allowance for thechanges and

The Topaz presents eight varieties.corruption they undergo, in form and The most esteemed are the rose-bud, and

sound, in being Anglicized. llyson" the white, or “water drop.” The value Τ Ε Α.

means before the rains,' or flourishing has depreciated in consequence of the large Perhaps there is no article in such uni- spring'--that is

, early in the spring supplies obtained from Brazil, the average versal use in this country as the leaf of Hence it is often called • Young Hyson.'l yield of that country being forty pounds the tea plant, of which we possess so little - Llyson skin' is composed of the refuse of annually. The largest known topaz is in correct knowledge. -Taylor's Travels in the other kinds, the native term for which possession of the Great Mogul, weighing China," gives us quite an interesting ac

means “tea skins.' Refuse of a still coars- 1574 carats, and worth $60,000. count of the plant and its preparations for er description, containing many stems is

The Emerald depends for its value up“The same plant,” he remarks, procalled tea bones.' Bohea' is the name of

on size, fine color, and vivid lustre. A duces all the varieties. The different the bills in the region where it is collected. specimen which possesses these qualites in times of gathering and modes of prepara- / Pekoe' or Pacco,' means white bairs'

perfection is fitted for use in the most extion, cause all the difference between those the down on tho itender leaves. Pou

pensivo kinds of jewelry. The price of kinds known by so many distinct nanies-chong'— folded plant.' Souchong'— this gem bas been reduced by the product both of green and black. The leaves only small plant.'

· Twankway' is the name of the mines of Peru, but good specimens are picked and not the flowers ; they are of a stream in the provinco whence it is command high value, and the rates have all rolled with the fingers. Those dried brought. Congo’ is from a term signify- lately increased. An emerald of four rapidly in iron basin over the fire becomes ing “labor' from the care required in its grains sells for about $20, one of sixteen 'green tea,' while those thrown into very preparation.”

grains for $200, and one of forty-eight hot basins, then taken quickly out and

grains for $1000. The gem is easily imiexposed to the sun for a while, and after


tated, and it is sometimes difficult to diswards dried over a fire, becomes • black

tinguish the genuine from the false. tea.' These pans,' as some' writers call

The beautiful gems of such exquisite them, but more corrrectly, howls or basins hues that so often adorn the persons of the

MARRIED. for they are nearly semi-globular in shape more wealthy class in society, are really

COIT-CHANDLER.-In Concord, N. H., on the and about eighteen inches in diameter— some of the most valuable ornaments that

2nd inst., by Rev. Henry Parker, Joshua Coit, of

this city, to Mary L., daughter of Geo. B, Chan.

The following items, condensare always of iron--never of copper. A are in use.

dler, Esq, of Concord. mixture of prussian blue and gypsum is ed from an elaborate article on the subject* FOSTER PRINCE.-In Boston, on the 4th inst.,

py Rev. Charles Mason. D. D., 'Hop. L. F. s. Fos. used in the preparation of some green teas; will interest many of our readers.

ter of Norwich, Conn., and Martha Prince, daugh

ter of the late Hon. J. B. Lyman, of Northampton but the better qualities are generally per- Sixteen minerals are generally considfectly pure. ered real gems, First in rank in the Dia

DIED. • The native building on the North mond, then the Sapphire, (the only gem Gate street, in which we lived during the named in the Scripture which corresponda BURGESS,—In this city, on the 5th inst., M. Alice

Burgess, daughter of Albert T. and Cynthia S. first year of oar residence at Shanghai, with the description given in the modern

Burgess, aged 12 years and 7 months. was rented, atter we left it, to a tea mer- books); and, succeeding these in regular BURGESS. In this city, on the 7th inst., Johnnie,

only remaining child or Albert T. and Cynthia S. chant. On visiting it afterward, I found he

• Godey's Lady's Book for November.

Burgess, aged 6 years,

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