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North. North./ North. cloudy cloudy | cloudy HORTICULTURAL. beautiful weekly (and its range is a wide the agricultural interests of the West,


One,) makes its appearance. It has a tal. and at the same time among the most useOUB AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICUL- ented corps of assistants and contributors, ful and instructive family papers amongst TURAL EXCHANGES. — We cannot better and in addition to a large and varied as our exchanges. Such a paper cannot but serve our Horticultural readers than to sortment of deeply interesting agricultur- be well sustained by a long list of enterbriefly notice some of our valuable cotem- al and horticultural information, contains prising and intelligent subscribers. This poraries, whose columns are devoted to one a vast amount of Scientific, Educational, year closes its ninth volume, and we of the most useful and laudable of all pro- Literary and News inatter, rendering it a trust it is just in its comparative infancy, fessions, that of the culture of the soil. complete Agricultural, Literary and Fam- deserving as it does, and having, we doubt If he who "makes two spires of grass grow ily Newspaper, that should not fail to find not, a most extended patronage. Pubwhere only one grew before" is justly called a place in every housebold in the country. lished at Cleveland, Ohio, by Thomas "a publio benefactor,” truly our most ex. Published at Rochester, N. Y., at $2.00 Brown, Esq. Price: $2.00 a year, cellent and efficiently conducted agricul. per annum. tural and horticultural journals may claim

THE RURALIST-Another Rural, Agri

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN.—This is cultural, Horticultural and Family Week. high honor for the noble stand they have taken in the cause they haye espoused ; and a widely circulated and highly popularly, well blled in its several denartments the very marked improvement in all that paper, and needs not a word of com- with choice original and selected matter.

mendation from us. It is, as it purports «The Orchard and Garden" find a prompertains to every department

of agriculture during the past quarter of a century, to be, emphatically a." Journal for the inent place in its coluunns, and its «Agriattests their almost incalculable usefulness. Farm, the Garden and the Fireside.” Our cultural Miscellang” is always useful and and importance. We regard the number mind involuntarily reverts to those by interesting. The

• Family” and “Home and excellence of this class of our publica- gone days, when the veteran senior Edit- Circle, and the “Scientific Department," tions as among the improvemenis of the or irst started the “ Albany Cultivator,” | together with the Literary and Education

then the pioneer of agricultural publica- al Departments, are all well sustained, age, and as indispensible to the communi.

tions in that portion of the Empire State, while the good housewife will never fail to ty as invaluable in the information they

From the very first, his has been a course find the “Culinary and Domestic" colimpart to their readers. We commence

of ominent usefu!ness, and in his later la- umn filled with useful hints, recipes, &c. with the Weeklies. THE HOMESTEAD.-Among these we

bors & brilliant success. The Country J. R. Dodge, Editor and Publisher, naturally first turn to our nearest neighbor, Gentleman, commenced eight years ago, Springfield, Ohio. Price, $2.00 a year. the Homestead. This paper possesses ster- bas become one of our most popular ag

THE SOUTHERN FIELD AND FIREling merit and sustains a high reputation in ricultural publications. In Agriculture, our own as well as the neighboring states. Horticulture, Floriculture and all the va. SIDE.—We hail with much pleasure this Ably Edited by Mason G. Weld Esq., of ried departments of rural life and rural comparatively recent co-operator with its Hartford, with the cooperation of Rev. art, the Country Gentleman fully sustains older cotemporaries, in the high and laudWilliam Clift, Theodore S. Gould, and its well earned reputation. It is published able calling in which it is engaged. AlHenry W. Dyer, Esgrs, all well known as by Luther Tucker & Son, Albany, N. Y., though devoted more especially to the in

in large quarto forin convenient for bind- terests of the South, it is too able in its reliable and practical men, the Homestead has attained an independent and honorable ing, forming two volumes of 416 pages original articles, too instructive in its

each year, well printed on fair paper, with varied departments, and too high in literposition in the farming community. Few,

frequent illustrations, at $2.00 per annum. ary excellence, to want for subscribers very few who have become acquainted with this valuable paper find that they can

and friends in any part of the Union.

THE OHIO FARVER.--To those who afford to be without it. Published in neat have not seen this excellent weekly, we the Cotton Planter, it is an invaluable

While to the Southern Fruit Grower, and magazine form, at Hartford, at $2.00 a

might say much in regard to its fine ap companion and assistant, it is an elegant, year. pearance, beautiful, clean type, editorial

chaste, and exceedingly interesting litera.

It THE RURAL New-YORKER.-This is excellence and able contributions.

ry publication and an agreeable and useful another of our most valuable weekly Ru- stånds high in literary rank as well as oc

family paper. The South may well take ral publications. It is of the largest class, cupying an enviable position as the most beautifully printed and richly illustrated, excellent of all the agricultural journalpride in sustaining a paper so ably devot

ed to her interests, and so valuable fo the of the State. and conducted by D. D. T. Moore, Esq.,

We have long regarded

community. Published by James Gardpopular and higbly esteemed wherever his this paper as one of the noble pillars of

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of the Hessian officers took up their quar- | aid the feeble patriots in their holy strugters with this Mrs. Manton, without the gles, and open the eyes of those who woro formality of an invitation. It was out of in their house to the injustice of their op

her power to refuse them, even if she pressive course. While still engaged in JI thou hast crushed a flower,

wished; but it was not her disposition to supplication, Ruth was startled by a footThe root may not be blighted;

deny shelter to even her enemies, and con. step, and looking up, discerned, in the If thou hast quenched a lamp, Onco more it may be lighted;

sequently she made no objection to their gloom of the chainber, the outlines of the Buton thy harp or on thy luto, presence.

figure of a man standing before her. The string which thou hast broken, The officers were all young, swearing, “Wbat do you wish here," she said. Shall never in sweet sound again

dissipated men, who immediately took “We want a song, my little charmer." Give to thy touch a token.

possession of the best room, on the second “ Leave the room, sir! no gentleman The heart is like a cup,

floor, which fronted on the street. Here, would thus invade the sanctity of domes

on the afternoon of the day before the tic privacy." If thou waste the love it bear thee, And like a jewel gone,

battle, they commence'l drinking. Not "Come, my girl, there is no use of ban. Which the deep will not rostore thee;

drinking as they usually did, in modera- dying words." And like that string of harp or luto

tion, but with the determination of getting He seized her arm as he spoke, and Whence the sweet sound is scattered- dead drunk and celebrating Christmas eve dragged her by main foree from the room. Gently, oh, gently touch the chords, in a manner that would be long remem- Ruth would not scream, for she feared no So soon forever shattered !

bered. By nightfall, they were only slight. real injury at their bands, and did not

ly exhilarated-just enough to sing songs, wish to alarm her mother, who was asleep INCIDENT OF THE BATTLE OF and ta!k boisterously, and swcar terribly, in the chamber beneath her own. TRENTON

Several times those who were passing along What means this insult ?” she demand

the street paused and ļooked up at the rev: ed, as she stood before the three intoxicated BY EDWARD 8. ELLIS.

ellers, and then with a knowing smile officers.

passed on, From the Dollar Monthly.

“ A song, my birdie." Late in the evening, just as the one bad “ I will not sing." It was the night before the battle the finished a song, another asked :

“ Suppose we compel you !" darkest night of the Revolution. The

I wonder where the girl is ?"

“ You may kill me, but I will not utter town of Trenton was lit up as for a car

“ Whom do you mean ?"

one single noto upon compulsion."

“Why, Ruth, the old woman's daughter nival, and gay forms could be seen fitting

“The spirit of rebellion courses even by the windows, and their boisterous voic of course. . Let us bave, her in here to sing through the veins of their women," said es often reached the shivering sentinels a song."

"Do not fear, Ruth; we are not outside.

Good--agreed; but suppose she has going to harm you; you know we are retired ?"

gentlemen.' Every one abandoned bimself to revel.

“ Hang the difference! we will have her ry, and harbored no thought of danger.

* Have you proved it, by coming into for all that." Now' and then an officer reflected a mo

my chamber, and dragging me here by “ Who will bring her ?"

force ?' ment, that perhaps a disciplined army

“I will, of course," volunteered the one might afford them considerable trouble,

“Well, say no more about that. Let who had made the proposition. but wbat was to be feared from the poor,

us change the subject. Pray tell us some

“Go, then, and bring the rebel maiden thing about that brother of yours. Who ragged, half starved Continental soldiers ? bither! cried the others in chorus.

is he? a commander ?" "They were far away; and even should

The man arose to leave the apartment, they dare to make a demonstration, the

Ruth perceived the eneer, and made' no but suddenly paused and looked at his disciplined Hessians would rally at the

reply. companions, as be heard the low tones of

" Who is be? an officer ?" call to arms, and annihilate them in

what appeared to be a conversation. an instant. No, danger was not worth

“ You may learn before this war is

“ Ha! shu is praying," he said. the thought. In a small, unpretending


One of their number stepped to the house, close to where the “ State Bank"

.“ Eh! do you threaten, my beauty ? building now stands, lived an elderly lady and the low, earnest pleadings of Ruth

door and opened it. Then they lister.ed, Stay!" he added, as she started away. and her only duughter. They were both

She sprung forward, but he caught her were heard. She prayed that her brother before she reached the door, and rudely patriots, and the mother's darling son

might be preserved in the danger wbich commanded : was then serving in the Continental army.

now encompassed bim, that God would Upon entering the town, three or four

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"Not to-night,” said Ruth firmly. own body continued the pusuit through THE REPOSITORY: « Take that then."

Greene. The former division was to cross He sent her reeling with a blow, and the Assanpink as quickly as possible, and

VEW-LONDON, CONN. added, with a sneer: Now go and next attack the euemy in the rear. time learn to obey when you receive an

Manton was in this body : and as they order."

hastened forward to obey their orders, he Thursday, December 20, Ruth, half crazed with pain, groped glanced up, while passing at the windows

BRIEF TRACTS ON INTEMher way back to her room, and fastening of his homu. What was his astonishment

PERANCE. the door, sunk kown upon her knees and to see a British officer deliberately shav. prayed—not for vengeance, but for mercy ing himself in full view from the street! upun her insulters.

Impulsively he raised his musket and Before it was yet light, the officers were fired. The ball went through the window awakened by the discharge of musketry. pane, struck the officer in the face, and he They knew well enough what it meant, fell to the floor and died in less than ten

Intemperance is unanimously acknowlminutes. and two of their number instantly sprang

edged to be an evil. It is admitted to be out of bed, and hastened into the street.

The result of the battle of Trenton is

a very sad and deploraðle evil. This is But the third, he who bad so grossly in. / well known. It was the turning point of admitted by the really temperate, the sosulted Ruth, remained still, half stupified the Revolution; and tbe dark clouds which

called moderate drinker, and the intem. by the dissipation of the previous day. had so long hung over our destiny as a

perate man. It is admitted alike by all nation were there dissipated, and the Louder and louder, nearer and nearer

classes, the rich and the poor, the intellibright sun of hope beamed once more up- gent and tbe ignorant. Not an advocate came the sounds of conflict. The shouts

on our land. of officers and the cries of the wounded

can be found anywhere, or under any cirwere heard, while now and then the faint

After the battle, Manton and his friend cumstances, for intemperance. All, either cheering of the Americans in the distance visited the house of the former. Then he from principle or in language, admit the reached his ears.

learned that te bad slain the insulter fact, and acknowledge the general evil of At last our officer arose from his bed, of bis sister, and it is needless for us to the “intemperate" use of alcobolic drinks. half dressed himself, went to the window add that it occasionod him but very little The habit, then, of intemperance is uniand looked out. He saw the whole Hes- regret.

versally condemned, (although apologies sian force slowly retreating before the

The window pane through which the are frequently framed for its rotaries,) and Continental army, which was resolutely Hessian officer was shot, is still preserved yet how wido and sweeping is the evil pressing onward. Instead of passing out in Trenton, and is in possession of a Mr. — bow almost universal the practice ! Evand joining his own men, the officer hung Wilson. It is still regarded as a curiosity. erywhere around us, in every community, a small mirror on the side of the window, The bullet made a clean bule, perfectly in every part of our land, and almost in and commencad shaving !

circular, and did not crack any other part every portion of the habitable globe, the While he was thus engaged, the follow of the glass

. But time and storms have fearful influence of intemperance is felt, ing words were exchanged between two rendered it fragile and weak, and now it fully showing the seductive and enslaving soldiers in Washington's army. One of is guarded with jealous care. The build- influence of its nature. the speakers was young Manton, and the ing from which it was taken was known,

Unlike many other evils, that of intemother a friend of his, of about the same until about eight years since, as the “Phæ.

perunce makes its approach insidiously aix Tavern," when it was torn down and and unawares. age.

The habit of drinking is “We have them at last !” exclnimed the a more tasteful edifice erected in its stead. one that is frequently acquired, especially latter, exultingly,

But there are other houses around it, in at first, almost imperceptibly. First the "Yes, thank Heaven ! they are in full which the bullet-marks of this battle are occasional glass is taken, the siinple pledge retreat."

yet visible, and almost any one can show of friendship or affection.(?) Then the “Are they not near your house, Man- you the spot where the Hessian officer social wine cup, with its nobiliarating ton ?”

was sbot, as he stood shaving at the win- draught. This is followed by confirmed “ Yes, and my dear mother and sister dow.

habit-the daily practice of imbibing the are no doubt thanking God for what is now

pernicious drug. Then the occasional degoing on around them," said young Man- To-Day.--A man's life is a tower with bauch, the unsteady step and reeling gait ton, proudly.

a stair-case of many steps, that as he toil- from a late carousal, attest its dread suThe American forces were now at the eth up, crumble successively behind him. premacy. And at last the deep degradahead of Warren Street, and the British No going back—the past is an abyss ; no tion of the gutter extiuguishes almost the retreating before them. When the latter stopping-for the present perisheth; but last vestige of hope for the wretched inereached the house of Manton, they turned hastening on, precarious is the foothola briato. Noone, not even the most degradoff to the right, through a by.street, and of to-day. Our cares are all to-day ; our ed, ever at first believed himself in dan. continued their retreat through Greene, joys are all to-day ,-and, in .one littlo ger,- no one suspected that he would towards the Assanpink Creek, Washing. word, our life, what is it, but to-day. ever become the victim of such a degrad. ton observing this, executed a maneuver

ing vice. How frequently bave the young that placed victory at orce in his hands. If you will be happy, correct your ima. and unsuspecting looked over into the apDividing bis force, he dispatched one por- gination by reason, reject opinion, and palling vortex of drunkeuness and woe, tion of it down Warren Street, while his live according to nature.

with an instinctive shudder at its dark re

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vealings, and at the same time, he himself, and Russia, from the fact that she has pur. ing to several hundred thousand dollars, without a thought of danger, had already chased American steam vessels and given and live in comparative luxury. Yet they entered the outer circle of the awful Mæl- employment to American engineers. would willingly renounce their wealth, strom, that like the vast coils of some

Among the cities of Russia, St. Peters- could they feel and act, free men. deadly serpent, was encircling him, and burg was mentioned, with her endless bearing him with incrcasing and more length of streets, lined with magnificent fearful velocity to the saine dark gulf of buildings, statues, and churches, and her

LITERARY NOTICES. umutterable dispair.

well arranged libraries. The ravages of war, the dark scenes of


The river Neva divides the city into Illustrated with numerous Maps and conflict and of blood are preceded by notes two parts, and these are again civided in

engravings. Vol. III. The Southern of warning. Even pestilence seldom comes

Colonies. New York: Sheldon & Co. unheralded and unprepared for, and fam- Boston Cuinnion, State House and all.-to great squares, cuch as large as five of

Boston: Gould & Lincoln. ine sends forth its notes of alarm, and freScience, Art, and pure Philosophy are

We have received, through Messrs. quently obtains relief. But silently and

cultivated, and the writings of Schiller,

Brown & Taggard, the above neat and secretly the cunning Rum Fiend, the arch and Shakespeare ure held in high esteem,

attractive volume, being the third of a deceiver, is ever active, ever vigilant, pur- also those of our gifted Washington very interesting series, narrating in a clear, suing the unsuspecting with the malignity Irving.

simple, and intelligent manner, the leadof an imp of darkness, until, helpless and hopeless, his unhappy victims are degrad-ture, Horticulture, and the improvement

Much attention is devoted to Agricul- ing evils connected with the history of

our country, from the earliest periods, as ed, ruined, and irrecoverably lost !

of stock. Model farms have been estab- nearly as practicable down to the present And yet, the way to this dark dungeon lighed, also Professorships of Agriculture

time. To the young, especially, it will of ignominy, shame, and guilt seems in their Theological Seminaries. The

be found exceedingly useful and attractstrewed with flowers. Its hidden dangers Professors of Divinity objected at first to ive, and a source of deep interest in regard are all unobserved. The deadly serpents having lectures on the best method of

to the history of our couniry. And more that infest these bowers of pleasure are all raising cabbages, &c., mixed with theirs especially does the bistory of the Southern concealed, but the subtle venom of their on Theology. They however, suon sub. Colonies, the subject of the present volume, malignant breath pervades the atmosphere. mitted, and the results have proved high

offer a theme intensely interesting at the Tho sweet songs that seem to come with ly beneficial to the country. A clergypresent time, when the question of the se. gladsome melody to the ear, are syren man's knowledge of Agriculture is a great

cession of tbe Southern Slates is so violentnotes to lure the unsuspecting so far into consideration, and advantageous to him in l. agitated. This volume describes the the labyrinth of death that there skull be soeking preferment. The judges are mere

first attempts at colonization, the first and no possibility of escape. The flowery path, tools of the Executive; pourly paid and

second colonies of Roanoke, the settlement the shady buwers, the melody of music, much less respected than the officers of the

of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carthe allurements of the way, are all subtle army. As a consequence justice is seldom

olina, Georgia, &c., &c. Abbott's Amerand fatal snares to lure onward to dan- administered. The lawyers are seris. No ican History is beautifully embellished and ger and to sin. And oh, that all would oath of allegiance is required of foreign- inely illustrated with maps, and should see the danger, that all would heed the ers; sometinica, however, the oath is taken not fail to ind a place in every family lilessons of truth and wisdom, and avoid voluntarily. The moment a slave from brary: For sale by Starr & Co., No. even the first steps that lead to dissipation another State steps upon Russian soil he is

4 Main Street. ebun, as the deadly Upas, lhe allurements free. The serfs of northern Russia are of the first social glass, and resist with an

GLEASON'S ILLUSTRATED LITERARY comfortable, clean, and cheerful, and eurinstinctive shudder, the fascinations of the passed in acuteness only by the

COMPANION.--This valuable literary week

peasants of Spain. Their babitations, are log hously will commence a new volume on the

es, much more comforlable, however, than first of January, 1861, in grand style, with SKETCH OF MR. SUMNER'S our western log houses. Attached to each sew type and new dress tbroughout. The LECTURE.

house are sixteen and two-lhirds acres of Companion is an elegant, moral and re

land, They are compelled to labor three fined miscellaneous Family Journal.. Its In accordance with the intimation given days in tho week for their master, though columns are devoted to Polito Literature, last week, we present our readers with a the master cannot always take the three Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetic Gems. very brief synopsis of Mr. Sumner's lec. days which ho may choose. This matter An unrivalled corps of writers and artista turo at Lawrence Hall. He commenced is arranged by ten men elected by each have been engaged for the coming year,

and several new and popular features will by remarking that he recoiled at the task of comraunity of serfs. They act as reprotreating on a subjact of such magnitude sentatives between master and slave.- be introduced. Each number will be beauand interest, and his limited time would These representatives possess the usual tifully illustrated. The Literary Companpermit him to give only a few disjointed weakness of a liking for office, and desi- ion is a mammoth weekly of sixteen octasketches of the social and political aspect rous of re-election, naturally favor their vo pages, and is published at the following of Northern Russia. Americans are in a constituents in every way pussible. Pay. very low terms ; 1 subscriber, $2 ; 8 do., position to judge of Russia without preju- ments in cash are sometimes substituted $12, and one gratis. 'Sample copies sent

free. Published weekly by F. Gleason, dice, Russia interferes as a mediator be for labor. tween other countries and our own.- Serfs sometimes acquire property, (which corner of Tremont and Bromfield Streets,

Boston, Mass. Friendly feelings bave arisen between us nominally belonga to their master,) amount

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