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ORIGINAL POETRY.severe bleeding at the lungs, and when failure of the English publishers to issue

other remedies fail, Dr. Rush found two the occasional works in due season. For tbe Repository.

spoonsful of salt completely stayed the The American edition will be stereoFOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW. blood.

typed and printed by H. 0. Houghton & In case of a bite from a mad dog, wash Co, at the Riverside Press, Cambridge,

the part with strong brino for an hour, whose work is too well known to need In the rosy morning light,

then bind on some salt with a rag. commendation. Each volume will be an In the evening sunset glow,

In toothache, warm salt and water beld exceedingly beautiful crown octavo, of In the flush of noontide bright, Pass the footprints iu tho snow.

to the part, and renewed two or three about five hundred pages. The publishers Here and there-to and fro,

times will relieve in some cases. If the have a right confidently to expect a friendPass the foot-prints in the snow.

gums be affected, wash the mouth with ly response on the part of the literary Passing out from evory gate,

brine; if the teeth be tartared, wash them men and cultivated readers of America, Paluce, hall, and cottage low,

iwico a day with salt and water. --Scien- in their enterprise of issuing with great Wide and narrow, small and great, tific American.

beauty of typography, the works of a Go the foot prints in the snow. Hore and thero-to and fro,

CURE FOR NEURALGIA -The Alta Cal. mighty man of genius, wbose "writings Pass the foot prints in the snow. ifornian gives the following recipe for the fill the whole world with his fame,”

This invaluable edition of Bacon should Here has passed the man of wealth, cure of neuralgia. Half a drachm of

There bas walked a man of woo, ammonia in an ounce of camphor water, be found in every library, public and priAnd the bounding foot of health

to be taken a tea-spoonful at a dose, and vate, in the country. As presenting a Made this foot priut in the snow. Here and there—o and fro,

the dose repeated at intervals of five min. luxury of thought as well as a luxury Pass the foot prints in the snow.

utes, if the pain be not relieved at once. to the eye of every lover of beautiful Here have pattered children's foot,

This is believed to be the most effectual typography and artistic excellence, it canThere old age has toltered slow,

remedy ever discovered for this most pain- not be surpassed. The price per volume And a maidea fair and sweet ful malady.

In cloth, will be,......

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2 50 A“ PRINCELY" WORK.--Messrs. Brown So within the paths of life,

Orders received by Starr & Co., No. 4
Forins of care, and joy and woe
& Taggard, the well known and highly

Main Street.
Mingle in the busy strite,

popular Boston publishers have in press
Like the foot prints in the snow, and will commence, un the first day of

THE ARCHITECT'S AND MECHANIC's
Here and there—10 and iro,

July next, the publication of the COM JOURNAL.—This well conducted and pop-
Meeting-parting on they go!
PLETE WURKS OF LORD Bacon.

We

ular mechanical weekly is well worthy the But the footprints molt forever,

have been favored with a prospectus and a high commendations bestowed upon it. Ere the summer sunbeams play, While our spirits only sever

few specimen pages of the forthcoming We notice with other improvements an Chords wbich bind them to the clay,

work, and we cannot for bear the above addition to the literary staff of a new conAnd away-far away,

application of the term applied by the tributor, an accomplished architect of Soar to realms of endless day! Athenæum to the English edition (of many years practice, whose intended soQuincy, March, 1860,

which this will be an exact reprint,)ries of Practical Notes on Constructive VALUABLE RULES, HINTS, &c.

to the work. Indeed, we might perbaps Architecture will add to the general inter

say peerless, for the American will surest of the Journal. To the Architect, MEDICAL USE OF SALT.-In many cas- pass the “ princely" English edition

Machinist, Builder, Carpenter, or Decora68 of disordered stomach, a teaspoonful of in beauty of typography, clearness of tive Artist, this publication is invaluable. salt is a perfect curo.

In the violent in- printing and quality of paper, while for A: the publisher proposes to enlarge the terdal aching, termed cholic, add a tea- cheapness and convenience of form, there

paper, and commence a new volume with spoonful of salt to a pint of cold water can be no comparison between the two.

the next number, we would suggest the drink it and go to bed; it is one of the

In the edition of Messrs. Ellis, Spod. present as being particularly a favorable speediest remedies known. The same will ding & Heath, which as every one competime to subscribe for it. Published by revive one who seems alınost dead from tent to form a judgement on the subject Alexander Harthill, 128 Fulton Street, receiving a heavy fall.

knows, renders all provious editions com- New York. Price $2.00 per annum.In an apoplectic fit, no time should be paratively worthless, the works of Bacon Will the publisher please forward the first lost in pouring down salt and water, if are arranged in three classes : 1st, the Phil

four numbers of the volume to the Repos. sufficient sensibility remain to allow the osophical; 2nd, the Literary and Profes

itory. swallowing-if not, the head must be sional; 3rd, the Occasional. The Philosponged with cold water until the senses sophical, and the Literary and Profession- THE GENESEE FARMER.-The April return, when salt will immediately restore al works have already appeared in Eng. number of this well known journal is on the patient from the lethargy.

land, and will make fifteen volumes in the our table-filled, as usual, with valuable In a fit the feet should be placed in American edition, The publishers will information to every one interested in ag. warm water, with mustard added, and the begin with the Literary and Professional riculture or horticulture, No farmer or legs briskly rubbed, all bandages romoved works, and will issue at least one volume fruit-grower should be without it. It is from the neck, and a cool apartment be per month till the whole is completed, only fifty cents a year. Published by Joprocured if possible. In many cases of unless some delay may be caused by the seph Harris, Rochester, N. Y.

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REGISTER OF METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, AT EAST NEW LONDON,
FOR THE WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 1860. REPORTED BY H. E. CHITTY.

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Day of the Day of Temperature above zero *; below Direction of the wind. State of the Weather. General remarks, week. Month. Sunrise. | 12 o'cl'k (10 P. M. m'n temp./ Morn. | Noon. | Eve.

observations, &c. &c.

Morn. | Noon. | Eve. Sunday, Mch 25 80

86 * 27 * 31 *

N. W. West. N. W. cloudy clear clear Cold all day Monday, 26 28

38 16 35

North. S. W, S. ll. clear olear cloudy Tuesday,

27 32

48
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N. ; N. E. North cloudy clear clear
Wednesday, 28

48
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Norib. S.W. West. clear clear cloudy Mild and pleasant.
Thursday, 29 36

31 " 37

West. West. West. clear clear clear
Friday,
80 33

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S. W. S. W. W'est. clear hazy hazy
Saturday,
31 44

61 6 S. W.

S. W. hazy hazy nazy Very pleasant. HORTICULTURAL. five years, would pay enormous pruits, markably quick, and ho boped for a great

even with the most expensive methods of yield from such young vines. But when THE CRANBERRY. reclaiming and cultivating the grounds. blossoming time camo, he perceived that

they did not put out so much as his other ITS HISTORY, CULTURE, VARIETIES, &C.

vines, and that there were but very few berries on them when picking time came. He tried these vines year after year, and

they only yield here and there a fruit,”— THE CATRRY CRANBERRY.-This va

The appearance of the vines was so ine

that he was often importuned to sell them, riety of the Cranberry generally grows on

but declined doing so, yet ultimately be wet soils, though it will flourish well

pulled them up and throw them away. It when put on higher soil, such as may be

was a total failure, and from vines appar. plowed in a bioderately dry time. Per.

ently strong and vigorous. Indeed, they, sons having soils varying from wet to

to all appearance, were the finest and most moist upland, may successfully grow the

thrifty plants in the vicinity, greener in Cherry rariety. If the meadow is in.

color, with stronger and thicker stalks or clined to be very grassy, the plants may

spears, and more bushy leaves than those be set out in bunches two or three feet

which were really very productive. “I apart, say six or eight plants in each SELECTION OF PLANTS.-One very esbunch. The plants are very poisonous to sential point in the successful cultivation from their appearance, that they were the

felt confident,” remarks the narrator, the grass, if they do not have too much to of the Cranberry is to procure good best ones I ever saw; but I lived to find contend with in the first state, and will healthy plants. One of the greatest mis- out that those signs which I took to indisoon overpower it.

Where the soil is fortunes that could befal the cultivator, cate the productiveness of the plant, were very subject to be heavily burdened with would bo, after expending bis time, labor, only symptoms of disease, which disease grass, it is well to remove the top-soil, pre and money in the preparations, and the

means barrenness." vious to setting the plants. When soil is purchase and planting of his vines, to find so situated that sand or gravel can handi-them, after two or three years cultiva- the plants producing fruit,) are not, in

The healthy vine, (by which we mean ly be procured, the soil may be covered lion, barren and worthless. With every

general, the finest in appearance. The with either, two or three inches deep, advantago of situation, soil and natural

stalk or "spear” is generally smaller and and without any other preparation, the facilities, if vines of the unfruitful varioplants may be set. The sand or gravel ties are planted, the result will, of course, vines less rampant in their growth,

more wiry than in the barren sorts, the

the will prevent the growth of the grass till prove a failure. Against this then we

runners fine and regular, and the rines the plants hav made head way sufficient to would if possible, protect our readers. overpower it entirely.

As this is a matter not generally under vine of the non-producing kinds is strong

have a mellow, brownish look, while the The yield of the Cranberry is of course stood, we trust the caution may not be al

and heavy, and the foliage a beautiful very variable, according to the locality, together valueless, and yet it is possible

green: nature of soil, eare in , &c. Put one hundred bushels to the acre is a be mistaken. Mr. Eastwood, in his

ex- | CurculiO

REMEDY.–One pound of very low estimate. One bushel to a square cellent treatise before alluded to, relates whale oil soap, four ounces of sulphur, rod, or one bundred and sixty bushels to the experience of an old and practical mixed in twelve gallons of water ; a half the acre is a moderate crop, when proper- grower as a case in point:-"He prepar- peck of lime in four gallons of water ; ly cultivated, and we frequently hear of ed some land adjoining a fresh water pour off the clear water after the lime double that quantity being obtained. In pond, which, in every way was adapted to is dissolved, and add to it other water, some instances four hundred bushels bare develope the cranberry vine. He came adding four gallons of strong tobacco wabeen gathered from a single acre, but this in contact with a few rods of vines which ter. Apply the mixture with a syringe. is not a frequent occurrence. Perhaps seemed to be good, and his impression was wone hundred and fifty to two bundred that if he could secure them he would soon FIVE DOLLARS FOR A PEAB !-A Duch. bushels might be considered a fair ave- have an excellent crop. He bought them ess d Angouleme Pear sold in New York, rage yield on cultivated meadows, and and set them out; he watched them close- last week, for five dollars. A bushel of even that quantity, at $3,00 per bushel, ly and was gratified in seeing them look fine Bartletts sold last fall in Philadelphia the average price of the fruit for the last l'so thrifty. They spread and matted re. for $29 25. Farmers raise Pears.

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FROM ARTHUR'S HOME MAGAZINE.

SPEAK NO ILL.

had he learned to “bear the yokeir youth" weary and acbing hearts; and she had

might have made a useful and happy man. tried to teach him everything that was Nay.speak no ill! a kindly word

He began by disobeying his mother in good, and kind, and noble. It had been Can never leave a sting behind; And, oh! to breathe each tn te we've heard little things, and when he saw her grief at all in vain. Is far beneath a noble mind.

his conduct, he was grieved too. But as And if her own Leonard, her son, could Full oft a better seed is sown, By choosing thus a kinder plan;

he grew large and strong, be imbibed the so insult his mother, bou would he treat For if but little good be known,

idea that it was not manly to be sorry for those who might hereafter come wiibin Still let us speak the best we can.

anything, or even to obey his mother.— reach of his power? He would surely be Give us the heart that fain would hide These things he learned in the streets, a curse to the world ; and rather than

Would foin another's fault effacc; How can it please e'en buman pride

among coárse and bad boys with whom he look upon the prospect before him, she To prove hurdanity but base?

sometimes loitered around evenirgs, con. wished she could have laid him in his No! let us reach a higher mood, A nobler sentiment of man; trary to her earnest request.

grave, an innocent child, beside his Be earnest in the search of good,

Then, to her reproofs, he returned brother ; sho could almost pray that he And speak of all the best we can.

taunting words. “ Women did not know might die now, before he was no worse, Then speak no ill;.but lenient be anything. He should do as he pleased.”

than grow up such a man as she felt that he To other's failings as your own;

What words from a son to his mother! must be, continuing as he bad begun. If you're the first a fault to see,

Bę not the first to make it known. Still, the disrespect shown to herself did But only One looked into that bleeding For life is but a passing day,

not trouble her so much as the lowness of heart, and it was a kinder .ego tban LeonNo lip may tell how brief its span; Then oh! the little time we stay,

feeling and principle they indicated, in ard's. Let's speak of all the best we can. her dearly-loved boy. For she knew too

She complained no more, nor did be well that contempt for woman is the sure become more kind. Yet every rough, un. THE THOUGHTLESS SON. sign of a downward tendency in

a feeling word was a drop of slow poison to youth. She had looked forward to her her, and after months of gradual pining,

own old age, when he would be a man, with a disease for which the physicians The details of evil deeds should never both strong and gentle, as manliness al- could find no name, she dropped into her be dwelt upon, nor ought they to be

ways 16, and would shield her from the brought to light except to be cured or storms of the world which she had buffet

grave.

" She died so slowly that none called it murder." crushed: but there is reason to fear tbated for him in his childhood. But she Yet, in reality it was. She died of more than one child has buen the murder could only look for rufianism instead of wounds in the heart, inficted by the hand er of his mother, who never knew what manliness, from one who was determined of her own son. he was doing until he stood beside her

to be “a law unto himself" in all things; He did not think of it, when he followgrave. And if one sad tale can possibly who would not be controlled, neither by ed her remains to their last resting place ; arrest such a child in his cruel, though duty nor by lore.

nay, be wept, and fancied he loved his blind career, and save him from the bitter anguish that must follow, may it not be

At last for a slight reproof, he one day mother dearly,

silenced her roughly, and gave her the But he knows it now. I cannot tell told! lie to her faco.

how the knowledge came to bim, but any It is a short story, that of a broken heart. But death by heart breaking is

Then the iron entered into her soul.-one who looks upon his face, prematurely the most painful of any lingering death; She could not speak; she could only look wrinkled and, baggard, as he leans over not less so when the sufferer is patient and at her son with silent anguish. But be that white stone in the grave, yard, nay loves the band that deals the dreadful did not meet that look, and if he had, it is read there the consciousness of a byunting blow.

possible that his heart bad become too crime that will give him no peace. Leonard Bond was “ the only son of his hard to be melted by it,

Poor Leonard! This is a lonely world mother, and she was a widow.” One Could he have seen his mother's heart, to him, yet always haunted by one, pale other boy sbe liad, but he died, and in her when she left him to be alone with her ghost. His mother is at rest; oh, shall be memory was enshrined as an angel, for shame and sorrow, he certainly must have ever rest again? she bad only kind words and loving ac- been moved.

He has travelled through many lands, tions to remember of him..

Was it for this sho had wept and but Remorse, with her whip of scorpions, But Leonard grew up selfish a nd diso- prayed, in the first dark hours of her is always at his side. While she lived, he bedient. He valued the good opinion of widowhood, to the God of the fatherless ? heedlessly loaded her with sorrow,

bút others, and so appeared well enough away The world bad seemed brigbter to her now he bears a heavier load. His is a from hoine; indeed, he was naturally as when she thought she might see ber child bard fate, and he would no: have deserved intelligent and amiable as most boys; and I grow up to carry gladness to some of its it,' if he had only' thought.

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THE REPOSITORY: bence may change tl.em to the plain garb trict were made.

BY W. H. STARR.

guid,

Ye wbo have time, think! The steel of mere cockle shell as an apol·gy for a bon METHODIST CONFERENCE. the midnight assassin pierces only the net, and again, as if a mockery, conceals body. their lovely features with a "poke" of

At the Conference of the Methodist “ But for the soull--oh tremble and beware enormous magnitude. To day perbaps, To lay rude hands upon God's mysteries there ?" lhe fair forms of the ladies appear com

Episcopal Church, held in New Bedford

on Wednesday of last week, the following pletely buried in flounces, but a few months

appointments for the New London DisYEW LONDON, CONN. of Quakerism, And we, the o

New LONDON DISTRICT.-L. W. Blood, lines” as Mrs. Partington would say, are Presiding Elder,

scarcely less prolean in our appearance. At New London-Paul Townsend. Thursday, April 12, 1860.

one time with gun-case pantaloons and Lyme and East Lyme-To be supplied. bobtail coats we resemble a collection of Mystic Bridge, Anthony Palmer,

Mystic and Westerly-E. S. Stanly. THE TYRANNY OF FASHION. overgrown Shanghais; at another with

Hopkinton-Supplied by S. Stanley. meal-bag trowsers,” we might be taken Dr. Franklin, one of the most acute ob- for Chipamen of the first water—now in

Gales Ferry-Lozien Pierce.

Uncasville-Wm. E. Sheldon. servers and apt remarkers of his age, once plain black as solemn us a processioa of

Montville and Salem-To be supplied. “Tbe oyes of other people are the priests and mourners at a funeral, again F. Upbami; Free Church, Rob't. Parsons ;

Norwich Main Street and Greeneville, eyes that ruin us.

If all but myself were with fancy plaids as conspicuous as a Sachem Street, John Livesy, Jr.; North, blind, I should want neither fine clothes, Scotch Highlander, or sporting with stripes supplied by N. G. Lippitt. ine houses, nor fine furniture," and he that might almost put a mouutebank to

Baltic and Hanover-Nelson Goodrich. might have added, I should bave no need the blush. With a slouch bat to day of

Hopeville, Voluntown and Griswoldof "following the fashions," and making most unmentionable form and proportions;

L. E. Dunham.

Plainfield-B. M. Walker. myself uncomfortable and unhappy be

to-morrow with a "steeple crown" that Canterbury-to be supplied. cause I could not afford the money to fol. might have been modeled from an invert

Danielsonville--Geo. W. Brewster. low every freak and imitate every panto" ed Aower pot-one week with a counte

Putnam-H. W. Conant. mine of the fickle goddess. That this is

West Thompson - A. M. Allen. nance as grim and piligerous as Bruin

East Thompson-J. W. Case. true of many, there remains not a doubt,

himself and the rext with faces as smooth Fisberville-Wm. O. Cady. and if all the struggles that are made, the and feminine as a school girl.-Oh, the

East Woodstock-G. D. Boyntua. efforts that are induced and tbe unhappi

West Woodstock and Union—To be whims, changes and caprices of fashion ! Bess that is endured by the votaries of

supplied. A few, comparatively take the lead and fasbion, ar.d all merely for the eyes of the multitudes follow, and were it the gro

Eastford. - Supplied by H. H. Arnold.

Gurleyville-F. C. Newell. others, could be known to them, their pity tesque and ludicrous only that pertains to

South Coventry-To be supplied. and their sympatbies would be excited

Willimantic-Ww, Kellen,
it, the consequences would be less serious.
rather than their admiration.

Lebanon-- To be supplied,
But when we realize that the love of " fash.

Willir:gton-Supplied by J. F. Brooks. The folly of an implicit obedience to

ion," and a fashionable life" is a phan- Tolland-Supplied by T. W. Douglass the dictates of fashion is apparent in the tom that is leading so many to ruin, in.

Square Pond-Supplied by G. W. Curwhims and caprices of her votaries. Du.

tis. ducing them to incur expenses that they ‘ring the reign of Richard the Third, well

Stafford Springe-Charles Morse. are unable to sapport, and to barter away Staffordville-F. H. Brown. known as the “ Humpback," the fashion of solid comforts for an empty show, we have

Somers-N, F. Colver. humping bocume general. It is related by

Hazardville-S F. Sheffield, historians, thats the Lurds, the Indies and when we see health, comfort and happiness berton, supplied. reason to protest against its influence.

Thompsonville-f. Lovejoy, S. Lamthe undergentry, patterning after Royal 100 often sacrificed on the altar of fashion, Warehouse Point-Wm. S. Simmons. ty, wore each, a fashionable crook in the wo have reason to rebel against her tyran.

Windsorville-Warren Emerson. back.” However ridiculoas this may ap

Wapping-L. D. Bentley. and condemn an abject subserviency to

ny, pear to us of the present age it can scarce

Quarryville and Andover-Wm. Tarkber despotic rule.

ington. ly be more so, than the aniversal babit of

As an intelligent reflecting Republican

Rexkville-C. S. Sanford. aping every frivolous and absurd fashion

North Manchesterville and Centreville so called, emanating generally from for people we are too much under the control -J. D. King. One to be supplied. cign countries, sometimes from kingly of fashion and more particularly the fash

South Manchester-Sanford Benton.

Scotland-G. W. Wooding. courts, and not unfrequently from the low. ion emanuting from either kingly or queen

East Hartford–T. B. Gurney. est classes in point of morality, that mako ly courts, or foreign courtezans. And any p etentions w gentility.

East Glastenbury-J. M. Worcester. while we would not remain so firmly wedIf Fashion

South Glasten bury-Supplied by J. A. dictates, the forms of our wives and daugh-ded to babit as to condemn all changes of Kibbe.

Portland-Erastus Benton. ters are with one consont, enveloped in the costumes or custom, we would regard as

Esst Hampton-To be supplied. habit of the nun, and present a mere atten- wrong and foolish, every attempt to im

Moodus and East Haddarn Landinguated semblance of humanity. Again at pose upon the community, all the whims, Geo. Burnbam. her beck these sbriveiled habilments begin caprices, and we might add, attendant im- Haddam Neck-Jabez Peck.

Colchester-V. A. Cooper, to expand and continue their enlargement moralities of the Old World. Let modes

Marlborough and Hebron-S. A. Wiauntil the mothers appear like balloons, and ty, grace, convenience and health, be the the children like parachutes in full prepa- great object in view, and fashion will be

Wesleyan University-C. K. True. Proration for an prial voyage.

Fashion made subservient to the comfort, instead of fessor, member of Purtland Quarterly decorates the heads of our femalos with a being the bane of modern society.

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